|Publisher:||Iowa State Reporter|
|Place of publication:||Waterloo, Iowa|
|Date of publication:||1893|
Columbus, Miss. Sept 16. Pickens county, Ala. comes to the front again with an awful butchering of prisoners confined in the jail at Carrollton. Paul Archer, Will Archer, Polk Hill, Ed Guyton and Eleen Fant, all negroes, and the latter a woman, were shot to death on Thursday night by a mob of masked men. The mov overpowered the guards at the jail,, and forcing their way to the cells of their victims, placed their winchesters through the grating and fired a volley. They were suspected of burning a mill.