Turcheneske, John Anthony / The Ku Klux Klan in northwestern Wisconsin
Chapter 3: Father Minwegen fights the klan, pp. 43-58 PDF (5.3 MB)
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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