RIDDLED WITH BULLETS
The Quick Vengence Visited on a Negro Desperado
JACKSON, Miss, December 21 -- [Special] -- News was received here of a
murder and subsequent Lynching at Silver Creek, Yazoo county. It
appears that Clarence Martin, a very bad negro of that section, entered
the store of H. A. Rosenthal while drunk, and|became very abusive and
insulting. Rosenthal ordered him to stop or get out when the negro drew
his pistol and fired at both Rosenthal and his clerk, killing the
former. The news of the murder spread rapidly and soon a large crowd
gathered, and taking the negro to the woods close by, he was hanged and
his body riddled with bullets.
22 December 1890, The Atlanta Constitution (Georgia) via Ancestry.
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