“Pig” Norris Killed

The Gazette
November 15, 1899

Mr. G. E. Murphy informs that a negro named “Pig” Norris was killed near Oakland by another colored brother named Bush Hicks. The two darkies had a row at a party Saturday night over a dusky damsel. Hicks picked up a box and struck Norris over the head, inflicting a wound from which the injured man died the next day. The murderer has left for parts unknown.

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