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Tupelo Journal (MS)
Tupelo Journal (MS)
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Description: Two Illicit Distillers Killed in Cloudburst

Date: July 3 1891

Newspaper published in: Tupelo, MS

Source: Lee County, MS Library

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 7

Forming an Epitome of Daily
Happenings Here and There
The report comes from Cherokee county, North Carolina, of a terrible cloudburst there late Thursday afternoon. Two illicit distillers named Harvey Agnew and Jacob Newton, who happened to be nearby, were instantly killed. A number of farms for miles below were inundated, and growing crops suffered the loss of several thousand dollars.

Submitted: 12/06/18

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