Water Valley Progress (MS)
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Description: Mack Bobo Rescued from Lynching for Murder
Date: May 14 1904
Newspaper published in: Water Valley, MS
Source: Mississippi State University Library
Page/Column: Page 4, Column 2
Mack Bobo, negro, charged with the murder of Rosa Frazier, a negro woman, at Ballentine, in Panola county, twelve miles west of Sardis, was rescued from a mob of several hundred negroes, who were intent on lynching him, last Sunday afternoon, by Sheriff Johnson, and safely lodged in the Batesville jail.
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