ASSAULTED BY & MOB. ATTEMPTS TO LYNCH THEM. (Per Press Association—Copyright). . (Received February 19, 8.15 a.m.) NEW YORK, February 18. At Newton, Illinois, when two lads showed cuts and bruises in Court during the .trial of four religious enthusiasts belonging to the "Holiness" cult, jthe lads alleging that they had been ill-treated during church services, the enraged spectators seized Pastor Lyons and beat and kicked him, and attempted, to lynch him. The sheriffs and a special force rescued the pastor, but the mob made a second attempt when the men were led off to prison pending, an appeal against the fine. , . >
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914
RELIGIOUS ROGUES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914
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