OK, now we were getting ready to talk about, a little bit about the violence and the kinds of things that people did to discourage the union.
No, we was fixing to talk about the union fighting back.
OK, tell me about it, then.
OK. Once in a while, I'd have some guys, always a black guy, had come to me and tell me, I brought my gun, I
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down in the field, I hear they're going to shoot up our place, and so forth.
And I told them, "Don't bring no guns to these meetings." I said, "If we start that stuff we don't stand a chance in the world, they'd send the militia in here, anybody, and just don't think about fighting back." So, actually, I was strictly against it.
** I figured, if they ever started, I was going to do some shooting myself, but I didn't tell them.