attack on Rev. T.M. Joiner

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attack on Rev. T.M. Joiner - A Sensational Outrage(!) Washington, January 4....
A Sensational Outrage(!) Washington, January 4. Sir J ulian Paunceforte, British Minister, has received received petitions from Rev. T. M. Joiner, of Holly Springs, N. C, for redress for injuries received by him self and wife at the hands of a mob at Holly Springs last month He states that he is a British subject : that he and his wife were giving re ligious and other instruction to the negrobs at Iloliy Springs, which fact, he says, so incensed some of his neigh bors that they broke into his house and assaulted and maltreated himself and wife. The crowd was masked, and many of their number were aimed aimed with guns and pistols. He says he had previously been warned to leave the place, but bad refused to do so. When the mob appeared at the house they discharged a volley of buUefcs in to the room where he and his wife were sitting, wounding him in the left arm above the elbow and also in the left hand.' Mrs. Joiner received three flesh wounds in the scalp, and was knocked down by one of the men with his fist. Joiner says he appealed for redress first to the local authorities and next to the State authorities, but received no satisfaction. He then came to Washington with his wife to lay the matter before the British Minister. Minister. The latter is now investigating the case and expects to bring it to the attention of the Secretary of State as soon as he has received the proper evidence. Joiner has been preaching in North Carolina since 1869. The scene of this alleged outrage was not Holly Springs, as above stated, but? Randolph Randolph county, a few miles from Ashe-boro', Ashe-boro', Ashe-boro', as we learn from the Raleigh News & Observer, which says that Joiner was driven away because he .vas teaching social equality between the whites and blacks. Ed. Recobd." it

Clipped from The Chatham Record09 Jan 1890, ThuPage 2

The Chatham Record (Pittsboro, North Carolina)09 Jan 1890, ThuPage 2
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