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Turcheneske, John Anthony / The Ku Klux Klan in northwestern Wisconsin
([1971])

Chapter 3: Father Minwegen fights the klan,   pp. 43-58 PDF (5.3 MB)


Page 58

Indeed, this was poetic justice of a most fitting nature. 
Though it would be a while before Catholic-?rotestant relations returned
to a more reasonable state, there were those individuals in Cornell who regretted
ever having any truck with the Ku Klux Klan. Without notice, the K7lan organizers,
under cover of night, abandoned Cornell without leaving a forwarding address.
However, they did leave behind them outstanding loans, obtained from once
enthusiastic members, ranging from twenty-five to two hundred dollars. This
was an eyeopener that helped to cure 
the victims of all involvement in Kluxism. Thereafter, Klan activity in Cornell
began to diminish appreciably.47 
7inwegen, "The K. K. K.," Memoirs, p. 73. 
4C.                                 p.egn  73.X . .  _.. 


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