|Place of publication:||Selma, AL|
|Date of publication:||Aug 30, 1884 12:00 am|
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TUSKALOOSA, August 29. Scip Holley, the negro who murdered Luther Seeley in January, was hung here today. The execution took place in the jail yard and was witnessed by only a few persons. The Warrior Guards were on duty around the jail, Only a small crowd gathered near the jail and no excitement was apparent. The condemned man declined making any statement upon the gallows. The drop fell at twenty-five minutes past ten. His neck was broken and after hanging nineteen minutes the body was cut down and turned over to his relatives.