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15513
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Bryant continues his series of articles, this time recalling the events surrounding a murder of a farm family around the turn of the century in Rowan County named Lyerly -- father, mother, and three children. Five African American farm hands, three men and two women, were charged. Before the trial was concluded, the jail was broken into and the three men were lynched; the women were beaten and set free. Bryant tells of an unknown man in a Panama hat who incited the mob to lynch the prisoners.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 35, Jan 1935, p10
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15511
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Nathan Dempsey was a blacksmith in the Cane Creek section of Yancey County. He weighed over 250 pounds and stood six feet six inches. He was a man known for great feats of strength and boxing and wrestling skills. His grandson was Jack Dempsey, the world famous heavyweight boxing champion.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 35, Jan 1935, p1, 24
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15512
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Sara Coleman Porter, who is a well-known writer in her own right, is the widow of O. Henry. She lives near Asheville. In this Henderson interview, she talks about her writing and that of O. Henry's.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 35, Jan 1935, p3, il
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