|Place of publication:||Marshalltown, IA|
|Date of publication:||4/6/1908|
Mobile, Ala., April 6. – Walter Clayton, a negro who was serving time at the stockade of the Hand Lumber company Saturday afternoon attacked Mrs. Joseph White, aged 20, and was lynched by a mob outside the limits of Bay Minette.
The attack occured at the woman’s home, six miles below Loxley. The negro then returned to the convict camp, where he was arrested.
He confessed and the officers hurried him to Bay Minette. As they approached the jail, seventy-five men came from behind a fence and took the negro.
“Mobs Lynch Two Negroes; Attack on Woman and Murder of 12-Year-Old Boy Quickly Avenged.” Evening Times-Republican (Marshalltown, IA), April 6, 1908.