|Publisher:||The Public Ledger|
|Place of publication:||Maysville, KY|
|Date of publication:||4/7/1908|
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 twelve-year-old son of his employer because the boy interrupted him while fishing.
The Public Ledger (Maysville, KY), April 7, 1908.