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The Daily Mercury
The Daily Mercury
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Description: Negro Shot Down

Date: July 21 1900

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 3

Negro Shot Down
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RUTHERFORDTON, N. C., July 20.—A fatal shooting affray is reported from Union Mills, a town on the South Carolina and Georgia railroad. Joe Lewis, a negro, some time ago insulted the wife of Levi Thomason. Thomason fired twice, one ball taking effect in the back of the negro’s head. He died a few hours later.

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