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Perdue - NsoBO ????:?> cwi ? ?:?;?>, -Joseph Hillard, of...
NsoBO ????:?> cwi ? ?:?;?>, -Joseph Hillard, of Rocky Mount, Va., captured John Reicher, the BegTO who abducted twelve-year-old Odell Finney, of Snow Creek, franklin county, on Wednesday. Re we? apprehended at Werte and con? fessed his crime, Tin? negro was lodged in jail yesterday after noon at Rocky Mount, where the greatest excitement prevail-, l?llard went to Roanok?? last night and located tin? child, lielcher having sent ber to Roaiiokeoii an earlier train. 8bc '..all for hi r age and very childlike in appearance. Reicher camp? ed in the wood? Thursday Bright with the child. When he place! her on the train he drew his knife and threatened to cut her throat if she ever told ot hi Sessul! on her. She is now in a critical condition at the borne of Thomas Perdue in Boanoke. she will probably be taken to R icky Mount today, and when then ??ime is made known then? it la feared that he will be lynched Reicher ?~ about twenty-live years old. and was employed oa Peter Finney'? farm for six neks. Mr. Finney'? S/ife is dead, and his little daughter lived alone with him. the negro* ?tote the osdhieatiy Wednes? day morning.

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  1. Alexandria Gazette,
  2. 18 Oct 1902, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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