Another Negro Lynched

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Salina Daily Republican
Place of publication: Salina, Kansas
Date of publication: Dec 29, 1889 12:00 am
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ANOTHER NEGRO LYNCHED. BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Dec. 29.-News has reached here of the lynching in a remote part of Tuscaloosa County night before last of a negro name 1 Bud Wilson. He entered the house of James Fowler. a well-to-do white farm- er, and attempted to assault Mrs. Fowler during her husband’s absence The woman’s screams for help brought in several neighbors and the negro fled. Yesterday afternoon he was arrested by two deputy sheriffs fifteen mile: from Tuscaloosa, and while en route to jail the party was overtaken -by an armed posse of fifty men. Wilson was taken from the officers and hanged to a tree and the body riddled with bullets l’he negro confessed to the crime before he was swung off. He was a notorious Iv bad character and was wanted on several charges.