Thomas Mode: Statesville Record & Landmark, 1 March 1888, pg 4
lime, Mr. of same hundred with 50 contract S. Immediately. Marsh.of day lint alien f c c U m i r y Â» t a l Â£ d formation, w i t h A Mtrlr Tlini- in n Plciilr. Sbrlby Aurora. In Golden Valley. Hutherford counj ty, the school teacher, Lloyd Etirly gave at the cloce nl the sesMnn a i ximitiatiou and pictnir, which tcrrui- noted in a light in wliuh rocks legal lender and in which half a participated. EJley Hunt and Sum- mcy H u n t engnued in a fljhl Black boys, then Thomas Mode, at Oot cumm,inded the pence, but Ibe mogistrato joined in the procession. procession. Soon the tijlu became, general between W. ,InckÂ«on Uniyaon, Suui- racv Hunt, J. C. ttluke and C. Hlako n-cf ivcd n blow from n which mud-! a small hole in bis Summcy Hunt ran home, got rein furceruenl? and t c t u r n c d lo combat, but the crowd had dispersed. Soon he overlook on Uiu road the le, Mode, who wjis asanilod wilt) fhot, knock* d down and left iblp. l.T. Mode, KÂ«]., received severe wounds on thÂ« hrcustjnnd iiiHetibiblt; for live dnyÂ». In the light men cursed, rocks ll;w thick and fu women s-hnekpd and ran away, lenv- mg in llie confiiKinn their children hind. Thu wliole iif*i:hbi)rhood Is it commotion. It isi cuid Ihe Huats, Modcc, ntii) i.!nÂ»\KUjK carried gum several d.ijs afterwards ostmisibl) b u n t i n g t q u u r o l j ) , un! that n n Mi-will oMioHiihtk'S may bt precipitiited.