It's now 1896 and Elizabeth Harvey returns home. Her father still bears a grudge over their dispute all those years ago. Cynthia Harvey makes the acquaintance of Will Palmer and he asks permission to call on her. Will plans on making something with his life and is too proud to ask her father for permission until he's something better than a railroad worker. He gets work in Bob Campbell's lumber yard and with the new job, approaches Tom who isn't going to make the same mistake he made with Lizzie. Their courting leads to marriage, though Will is late for his own wedding. Will's friend Lee Garnet is arrested and convicted of stealing from Harry Owens' cash box. Owens in fact owed Lee the amount in question but then filed a complaint. Lee is eventually released but not before he is whipped. Andy Warner begins to conspire with others to bar African-Americans from voting. He's also decided to run against his father in the next election. While Col. Warner believes the black voters to be an ...
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Bertha George Palmer was born in 1897. See more