Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: The Galveston Daily News
Place of publication: Galveston, TX
Date of publication: 7/12/1892

There was an attempted outrage of two women near Jasper by a negro. The negro as passing by the house of Farmer Brickwall. Miss Brickwall, a young woman, was outside near the house. The negro caught her by the arm, but her screams caused him to run off and she ran in the house. A few hours afterward the negro crossed the field of William Kilgore. Mrs. Kilgore was picking berries. The negro caught her, but she screamed so loudly that it brought her husband to her assistance. The negro ran away ans the husband fires several shots at him. With the assistance of dogs the chase was continues, and the next morning he was found in a tree by a mob of 200 men. As soon as discovered, volley after volley was pured into him, tearing his body to pieces.


“Untitled.” The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, TX), July 12, 1892.