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The Daily Free Press
The Daily Free Press
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Description: The Second Vienna Trial.

Date: January 20 1900

Newspaper published in: Carbondale, IL

The trial of the miners for the killing of the five negroes at the riot which occurred at Carterville Sunday noon, Sept. 17, 1899, will begin at Vienna next Monday morning. The following men will be on trial: Wesley, Lem and Chas. Shadowens, Willis Kearney, Wm. Kelley, Richard Kelley, Elmer James, Matthew Walker, John Wallace, Frank Grider and A. J. Nangle, who will be defended by ex-Governor Johnson, of St. Louis, W. A. Schwartz of Carbondale, Geo. W. Henshaw and John S. Gallimore, of Carterville; A. H. Reid, of DuQuoin; W. A. Spann and L. O. Whitnell, Vienna, and Judge W. W. Duncan, of Marion. The same attorneys for the prosecution will conduct the state's case as in the former trial. Judges F. M. Youngblood and W. W. Barr, of this city, will assist.

A special train will run from Carbondale to Parker City to connect with the Big Four Monday morning. This trial promises to last as long as the previous one.


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