(PBB PRESS ABBOOIii.TJ.OHr.) Washington, January 3. Seven negro servants of Colonel Paxton, of Arcola, Illinois, plotted together to rob the house and then burn it down. The better to carry oat their purpose they (Jrugged members of the household by tampering with their coffee, but the soporific proved ineffective, and m some instances the victims awoke. The result was that the criminals were all captured, land it is fully expected they will be lynched.
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NEGRO OUTRAGE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2029, 5 January 1889
NEGRO OUTRAGE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2029, 5 January 1889
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