George W. Karsener, of Delaware, testified that he was an old acquaintance of General Thomas, and that he saw him, about the 7th of March, at a ball, and told him that " the eyes of all Delaware " were upon him, and that he would be expected to stand firm. General Thomas replied that in a day or two he would "kick that fellow out; " by which the witness thought he referred to Mr. Stanton.
William N. Hudson, editor of the " Cleveland Leader," testified to the general accuracy of the report made by him, in connection with another reporter, of the speech made by President Johnson in Cleveland on the 3d of September, 1866. The report made by this witness was made in long-hand, and he was subjected to a strict cross-examination as to his ability to report correctly by that method. The witness said that the President was frequently interrupted by the cheers, hisses, and cries of the crowd during the delivery of his speech.
The Washington correspondent of the "New York Herald," under date of April 8,1868, gave the following copy of a card issued by the Ku-Klux Klan, an ex-rebel secret organization of impecunious political ruffians, -
E. K. K. K. E. E.
GRAND ORDER OF DEO, DIV. 29. Bloody month, cloudy moon. Death ! Death ! to traitors! "The negro most be eaten raw; blood and clotted gore," is our motto.
Our last day will come, then apostates and-will die to be bloody food for the Ku-Klux Klan.
We come! We come ! The Ku-Klux Klan, To avenge the wrongs of our fellow-man ! Fallen patriots! Assemble at a dis mala halla nexta darka moona.
I. P. G. G. 0. E. K. E.