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NEGROES OPEN FIRE.

ON AMERICAN SHERIFFS

WHITES KILL FIVE

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(Received, February 24, 1.50 .p.m.) NEW YORK, February 23. A posse of sheriffs: attempted to arrest 30 negro revellers at Tunica, Mississippi, but the blacks opened fire, killing the deputy-sheriff. Volleys -were, exchanged, _and the white men were forced to retreat, being short of ammunition, v ,> The negroes flecl^and the.posse then tracked them, killing five separately. Bloodhounds are following the others' .trail. ■ : '". ;' ';' : . ....I-.-, ■■ . ..' / The white men;: swear they will kill every negro participating in the melee.

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NEGROES OPEN FIRE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914

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NEGROES OPEN FIRE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914

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