"As Fusionists Think it Will Be," Raleigh News and Observer, June 27, 1900
Raleigh, North Carolina
AS FUSIONISTS THINK IT WILL BE.
"WHALE REGISTRARS AND POLL-HOLDERS."
Incendiary Advice Given to Negroes by a Fusion Black and Tan Leader.
State of North Carolina -- Wake County
Charles T. Hester being duly sworn says that he had a conversation with H.H. Knight at Knight's Store, in St. Matthew's Township, Wake County, in which Knight said that the way the election law was now the Republicans and negroes would have TO STAND OVER THE BALLOT BOXES AND WHALE THE REGISTRARS AND POLL-HOLDERS OVER THEIR HEADS WITH STICKS in order to get the Correct count at the election.
SWorn and subscribed before me this 23rd day of June 1900
JOHN R. UPCHURCH
Justic of the Peace
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