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David Melson

1934 Riot, Part 4: A nervous city responds

Posted Sunday, December 20, 2009, at 1:17 PM
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  • It's amazing how the "mob mentality" thing works. I guess if the Police or National Guard had determined who the ring leaders were and just killed them right up front the whole thing would have fallen apart. But you can't just go around killing folks. My Grandfather told me he was "observing" the goings on until a bullet hit the Gunter building over his head. He decided to go home to granny on Coble road. Later he said you could see the glow in the sky and he new a fire that big had to be the Court House.

    -- Posted by MyMrMarty on Sun, Dec 20, 2009, at 10:55 PM
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