RACES: Lynching ATo. 3

Lynching No.. 3

At Union City, Tenn., Negro George Smith was jailed last week. He was first reported to have beaten an aged white man, later to have attempted to attack a white girl. A mob of several hundred broke into the county jail, hanged George Smith, lynchee No. 3 for the year, from a tree on the courthouse lawn. Clad in the uniform of the bottling plant for which he worked, George Smith hung in the tree all afternoon while a crowd chanted: "There'll be a bonfire in the old town to-night."


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