A July 16, 1872 *Lauderdale Times* report of the July 12 session of the Mayor's Court in Florence in which black residents Ryas [sic] Turner and Jack Baugh were before His Honor "for scuffling in fun, only in fun," however their scuffling got out of hand with the result that both men were lodged in jail and fined $5 by Mayor Rice, "with wholesome advice from His Honor to keep quiet in the future."
*Lauderdale Times,* Tuesday, July 16, 1872, p. 3.
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*Lauderdale Times*, “Mayors Court,” Shoals Black History, accessed April 13, 2021, https://shoalsblackhistory.omeka.net/items/show/863.