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The Huntsville Daily Times
The Huntsville Daily Times
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Description: Four More Alleged Lynchers Are Arrested;
Sheriff Resigns Rather Than Stand Trial

Date: July 1 1919

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 4, Column 5; Page 8, Column 4

================ Page 4, Column 5 =================
By the Associated Press
Bay Minette, Ala., July 1 – Four men alleged to have been members of the mob that killed Fran Foukal in the county jail a few days ago, were arrested last night by the officials assisted by about twenty-five citizens. They will be taken to Montgomery to be tried in a special term of the grand jury.

================ Page 8, Column 4 =================
By the Associated Press
Montgomery, Ala., July 1 – Rather than stand trial on charges of gross carelessness and being asleep while on duty, Sheriff O. M. Richardson of Baldwin county resigned his office, according to an official announcement at the governor’s office on Monday, twenty-four hours after the resignation was given.


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