Mrs. Rosa Perdue wife of Lee Perdue

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Mrs. Rosa  Perdue wife of Lee Perdue - THREATS OF LYNCHING. Thomas Williams, a negro,...
THREATS OF LYNCHING. Thomas Williams, a negro, waa ar? rested yeaterday uer Rocky Mount by ? (Datable Lyle aod was given a pre llalasrj hearing before a justice of tbe ;ii-ac-" and aent to tbe grand jury on the :harge of attempted assault on Mra. lilia Perdue, the young wile of Mr. L-?- Perdue. While Mr. Perdue wa* ceding tbe stock tbe negro, it ia alleged, vent into tbe home and lound Mra. Perdue alone. He choked her, wb?n he husband, aroused by hia wife'a creams, ran to her rescue. The negro acaped. Perdue notified tba authontiea nd William* waa toned in hia home at laybreak. Much excitement prevaila io Rocky lount and threats of lynching have eeo freely made, but the authorities tel that they will be able to prevent ay violence.

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  1. Alexandria Gazette,
  2. 20 Oct 1909, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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