"insurrection" at Hoover Hill

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"insurrection" at Hoover Hill - Tin? Randolph Insurrection. i Special cor of...
Tin? Randolph Insurrection. i Special cor of the Rews and uoserver. j Worth ville, Nov. 5, 1886. insurrection The report of an among the negroes of this county amounts to nothing. A tramp ne j gro made a speecu in j townsmp a few- few- weeks ago ana toia ills SiUUicuuo iiuuii lwvj l iuxdo u readv in Washington City to inarch Upon tne OOUtU. UUe Was UUlIOl m- m- ed in red, the other in blue. -ne -ne former would come and kill and IIPQI.l-nV IIPQI.l-nV IIPQI.l-nV 5Ilf i 1 1 1-5 1-5 1-5 irlLLCl -" -" - . - i ,-.. ,-.. ,-.. i. til ntV in i.uoli and erive each nero $1,000 in cash, forty acres of land and a mule. That in order to secure this distribution each one of his audience must pay a given 6um, when he would report their names, but they would have no fighting to do. He was promptly arrested and says he was after getting getting the contribution from the negroes negroes only, when he intended to depart depart to be heard of no more. A few nights ago a party of negroes negroes about five or six working at Hoover Hill gold mine went to Thomasville, aud returning to the mine were noisy and disorderly, and happening upon the top of the recent speech and arrest of the tramp negro, negro, a few people became alarmed, and spreading the report after them that the negroes had arisen under arms, created a pauic in the neighborhood, neighborhood, which has given rise to the reports that have srone out. The negroes of this county are as law-abiding, law-abiding, law-abiding, sober and industrious as those of auy community in the Stite, and weie imposed upon by the tramp, who was simply arranging to rob them; and the report of a threatened insurrection is the out growth of excitement without any real cause behind-it behind-it behind-it

Clipped from The Chatham Record11 Nov 1886, ThuPage 2

The Chatham Record (Pittsboro, North Carolina)11 Nov 1886, ThuPage 2
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