#00195; 7 Sept 1900' The Courier-Journal, pg 2
J - a com-gnenced citi-aen A Tennessee Ifegro "Orlnr Trom ?, Wcmada Inflicted By a Mob - - - HU Crlma. ..Af . v- v- - KssbvIUs, Tean, Sept. I Special J Logan Beams, a negro, hi lying tn a cabin near Duplex, tn WUIhuneon county, county, dying from thirteen buckshot and. pistol wounds Inflicted to-day to-day to-day by a mob which, was cbaalng . bin) because i he made an . attempt to assault tba young wife of W. BY Sampson, near that place, last 1 night - Sampson bad rem to church and Mrs. 8am peon had retired wtn some one : called her. Thinking It was bar bowband, she went to the door and the negro seised ben Her acreema frightened him. and, hearing hearing Sampson's buggy approaching, tba negro ran, . -. -. .. This morafng Sam peon, who ia Cob-stable Cob-stable Cob-stable la bla district, telephoned for the Sheriff, and he and deputies went out and arrested the negro. He waa carried carried before a Magistrate for preliminary hearing, and ordered TSken to Jail at Franklin. When the officers smarted with him the mob made Ha presence felt by trying to get Reams, In ths excitement tbe negro broke and ran down the road. A fuaillade of shots followed him. He waa wounded, and the mob got htm and carried him back to the store where be had been tried. Here be Jumped through a window, ani made for a cornfield. The Held was soon surrounded by the mob. and at least twenty-nva twenty-nva twenty-nva shots were fired at the negro. He waa so badly wounded that he can live only a few hours.