This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...place, there wasn't that many, all day. You could not get that many in there, because there was a big table where this fellow had his stuff on. Q. VVhat do you mean by stuff?--A. The fellow that owned the place had a partition. Q. What was the place?--A. Candy and soda water and that stuff, and he ha4a big desk in there, and every time we went in we would have to jump over the table Q. Did all the judges and clerks sign the returns?--A. Yes, sir. Q. Who took the poll books and returns up to the court-house?--A. Me and Devere. Q. Did you deliver them to the county clerk?--A. Yes, sir. Q. Where did you deliver them, do you remember; was it room 3 up there?--A. We took them in there and then took it down in the cellar. Q. You took the ballot box down in the cellar?--A. Yes; and the returns was left there. Q. It is charged in this case in contestant's notice of contest that in precinct 10 of district F, by reason of frauds, violence, and intimidation many refristered voters were prevented from voting ami many qualified voters were refused the right to vote by said election officials; what do you say as to that? A. There was none refused to vote only as I told you. J. Do you know of a single qualified voter who came to vote that day and was refused the right to vote?--A. Only one man in the whole election; that is all. Q. It is further charged that with the knowledge and connivance of the officials large numbers of vote? were cast by repeaters; is that true?--A. No, sir. (I. Did anybody there vote more than once?--A. No, sir. Q. And it is further charged that with the knowledge and connivance of the election officials a large number of votes were east by individuals imiersonatiiig others and by fictitious persons taken from padded lists and by purchased voters.-...