The Daily Mercury
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Description: Negro Murderer Hanged
Date: April 21 1900
Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL
Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL
Page/Column: Page 1, Column 5
Negro Murderer Hanged
CAIRO, Ills., April 20.ŚRiley Powell, the negro who murdered Elmo Erie, city marshal of Charleston, Mo., in this city on Oct. 11, 1899, was hanged here today. The widow and child of the murdered man saw the execution from an upper window of the courthouse.
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