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#00214 - W. E. unknown --TM 10, county; and »nd the...
W. E. unknown --TM 10, county; and »nd the train at. the time was more than a mile a minute. One passenger.- Miss Adams of Chicago, was slightly hurt. Negro Lynched. Chattanooga, May 13. -- News has just reached here of the lynching of Jim Underwood, a negro, at Becatur, Meigs county, Tenn. Underwood was la the county jail charged with carry- lag a pistol. He openly boasted that he had killed two men, and threatened to kill two prominent ellteiiss at tho first opportunity. About 1 a. m. Legg w*s aroused by the breaking tfcie door of his room. A mob ot a score of men with, blackened faces forced their .way in, secured the jail keys, and, taking the negro a toila from town, hanged -bin to a- tree. St.

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  1. The Lima News,
  2. 13 May 1902, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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