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Negro Rapist Lynched

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Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
May
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

CUMBERLAND, Md., May 12. - Asbury Breen, colored, who was Monday sentenced to twenty-one years' imprisonment for an assault upon Mrs. Toisón, was ynched at Centerville, Md., ahortly after diiduight by a crowd oí masked men, who stormed the jaiL The community were exaspera ted at Green 's escape f rom the ieath penalty, and took the law into their own hands.