A MURDER AND LYNCHING
William Hardin Kills a Mexican, and Is Captured and Lynched.
Kingston, N. M., April 16 -- The news of a murder and lynching in the
little town of Monticello is received here. William Hardin, the foreman
of a cattle company, was in town and became intoxicated. To make a
display he attempted to take a six-shooter away from Ed Simmons.
Simmons resisted and a struggle ensued, when a Mexican interfered, and
Hardin shot the Mexican. The murderer made his escape to the mountains,
a short distance away. [H]e was pursued and captured by a mob,
overtaken and shot and his body mutilated in a horrible manner.
17 April 1893, The Atlanta Constitution (Georgia) via Ancestry.
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