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#00233 - city hospital \\arfl for reported survell made...
city hospital \\arfl for reported survell made of the p h j s i l e n t ward o m the city agalnat the for HO IS LYNCHED, AFTER MOB VOl'ED MEMPHIS TBNN July IB -A mob of 100 or more persons (ought lor the possession possession of Hugh Jones negro who attempted attempted assault on Miss Ora, Yopps, aged seventeen vears of Mmaletown, Uenn at daybreak yesterday After four hours parleying the negro was s t r u n g up to a sapling tree negro was caught nt La Grange ana waa being brought back to Mlddletown by spedlal deputies w h e n 100 men on horse back none masked appeared and torce*l the officers to glvo up their prisoner After securing possession some of the members of the mob experienced a change of heart and wanted to take the prisoner to Mlddletown and turn him over to the officers but were out numbered numbered

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  1. Trenton Evening Times,
  2. 15 Jul 1908, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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