Alabama Jury to Hear More About Lynching

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Times Dispatch
Place of publication: Richmond, Virginia
Date of publication: 9/5/1933 0:00
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Tuscaloosa, ALA., Sept. 4- (AP)- Evidence gathered during a recess investigation will be presented tomorrow to the Tuscaloosa County grand jury as it resumes its probe of the lynching of two negroes near her on August 13. A report by a ballistics expert on bullets removed form the bodies of the victims. Dan Pippen JR. and A.T. Harden, was expected to be ready for the jury along with the results of an investigation directed by Attorney-General Thomas E. Knight. Meanwhile Sheriff R.L. Shamblin and Judge Henry B. Foster greeted with silence and announcement from New York headquarters of the International Labor Defense that it would lay before the grand jury a letter containing charges of murder against the jurist the sheriff and his deputies. Governor Miller at Montgomery also declined to comment on the I.LD. announcement and Attorney-General Knight could not be reached for a statement. Pippen and Harden withe Elmore Clark, who was wounded were taken from Tuscaloosa County deputies by a mob as the negroes charged with killing a white woman were being carried to Birmingham for safe keeping.