Source: Atlanta Constitution
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Tied to Tree and Whipped”
City of publication: Atlanta, Georgia
Date of publication: 16 September 1901
Volume number: 34
Issue number: none
|“Tied to Tree and Whipped.” Atlanta Constitution 16 Sept. 1901 v34: p. 1.|
|anarchism (public response); McKinley assassination (sympathizers); lawlessness (mob rule: Martinsville, IN).|
|William McKinley; Joseph Pelferer.|
Tied to Tree and Whipped
Anarchist at Martinsville, Ind., Sorry He Spoke.
Martinsville, Ind., September 15.—Joseph Pelferer, an anarchist, who was knocked down a week ago when he said he was glad President McKinley was shot, was visited by a party of unknown men last midnight, taken to a grove near town, stripped, tied to a tree and severely whipped.