Lynching in Alabama

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Baltimore Sun
Place of publication: Baltimore, MD
Date of publication: 1892-02-13

Three Horses Sold for $50,000.

Franklin, Pa., Feb 13.—It has been known for several days that Miller and Sibley and purchased from Senator Standard some of the most noted animals at Palo Alto stock farm, but the particular horses and the prices paid could not be learned for publishing until today.

It is now definitively stated that in the purchase were three head negotiating $50,060, as follows: Belsire, yearning colt by Electioneer, dain Beautiful Bells, price $25,000; Belle Flower tidy, two year old, record 2.243/4; Cetican colt. Foaled 1889, two year old record 2.20, price $15,000.


Lynching in Alabama.

BIRMINGHAM, ALA,. Feb 12—Last Monday night, at Romulus, Tuscaloosa County, two negroes broke open D. S. Robertson’s store, robbed it and burned it to the ground. They were arrested and tried before a justice and committed to jail.

On their way to Tuscaloosa a body of masked and armed men took the negroes from the guards and swung them to the nearest tree. The bodies were left hanging until yesterday. Public sentiment had becomes aroused by the frequent occurrence of similar crimes in that neighborhood.


Strike in the Panhandle Shops.

INDIANPOLIS, IND., Feb 12. – This morning ritty machinists employed in the Panhandle Railroad shops this city, went on strike. The men struck because they have been paid by the piece. They say this is too uncertain and they want regular wages.


1892, Feb. 12. Lynching in Alabama. The Baltimore Sun. pp. 6.