Holy Rollers: Murder and Madness in Oregon's Love Cult
by T. McCracken and Robert B. Blodgett
Headline, Corvallis Gazette, July 16, 1906
Shipley said, be that as it may, if Esther refused to leave the Widow Creffield—a woman who he thought was probably insane and a woman whom Esther was obviously wholly under the influence of—Charles should hire some men to put her on a train . . . by force if necessary. Shipley had spoken to Assistant Prosecuting Attorney John F. Miller about this, and Miller had said he would not interfere if such a plan were carried out.
Sorry. I really would love to continue this chapter and give the whole book away, but I'd also really love to sell a few books to pay the bills.