Testimony ofE. H. Womack and W. D. Allnutt
to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on
Elections, Little Rock, May 6, 1890
E. H. Wamuck [sic
called, sworn, examined and testified.
Direct ex.:
Q. Where do you reside?
A. I live out here in Benton, Saline County.
Q. Were you in Plummerville on the 29th ofJanuary, 1889?
A. Yes, sir ....
Q. What time in the night did you get to Mrs. McCraven's house?
A. I think it was about 7 o'clock, or a little after 7. I know it was prett
late when the train got up there.
Q. Did you get supper then?
A. No, sir.
Q. Where did you get your supper then?
A. I got it from Mrs. McCraven.
Q. How long after you got there until you got supper?
A. Just a few minutes. She told me she would fix me supper. They ha
all been to supper.
Q. She did fix you some supper?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. After you got your supper where did you go?
A. I went into the room where Allnutt and Mr. Clayton was.
Q. Had you been in the room in the early part of the evening?
Q. Your first appearance there was after supper?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. Were you acquainted with either of these people?
A. No, sir.
Q. Were you introduced to either of them?
A. Well, not in there; there-they was busy talking. Mrs. McCrave
said she would introduce me to them, but they was busy talking, and
just sat down; I didn't have anything to say.
From Digest of Contested Election Cases, 739-47.
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