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Judge Reserves Decision on Ku Klux Kleagle

February 23, 1923
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Following a hearing of the case of W.M. Cortner, Kleagle of the Ohio K. K. K. charged with riotous conspiracy, Judge Davis announced he would reserve decision until next week.

Cortner, it was testified in a speech had bitterly attacked Catholics and Jews and urged them to mask themselves and burn Catholic property. “The Jews and Catholics were becoming too powerful- 85% of the offices being held by them” he is reported as having said.

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