Thursday, July 24, 2014
July 24, 1899: Chick Davis
The Times (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) dated July 25, 1899:
Chick Davis Escapes the Rope, But is Shot to Death.
Wilmot, Ark., July 24.—Chick Davis, the negro murderer of Will Grin, a respected farmer, was lynched here early to-day. He was overtaken in a corn field and snapped both barrels of his gun at the pursuing party, and was then fired upon by them and killed instantly.