|Publisher:||The Owensboro Messenger|
|Place of publication:||Owensboro, KY|
|Date of publication:||4/8/1908|
Walter Clayton, a negro convict, was lynched near Bay Minette, Ala. He had assaulted Mrs. Joseph White. John Burr was hanged by a mob near Wesson, Miss. Burr had murdered the 12 year old son of his employer because the boy had interrupted him while fishing.
“Condensed News Items.” The Owensboro Messenger (Owensboro, KY), April 8, 1908.