Trouble Is In The Air In The Gulf City

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: The Morning Mercury
Place of publication: Huntsville, AL
Date of publication: 10/5/1906

Mobile, Ala., Oct.3. The people who were bent on .lynching the negro finding themselves balked have indul ged in all sorts of declarations of Intentions to punish the authorities for having spirited the man away. this is the second case of the sort, there baing another negro from Mobile in jail in Birmingham, Will -Thomp son by name, who would have been lynched here had the mob been able to get hold of him. ; . Meeting Addressed By Citizens. At five o’clock there was another meeting held in Bienville Square that was addressed by several citizens chief among them being Judge O. ‘ J. Semmes of this city before whom the negro will be tried. He called attention to the fact that the negroes had been indicted and if found . guilty would be hanged


“Trouble Is In The Air In The Gulf City.” The Morning Mercury (Huntsville, AL), October 05, 1906.