|Place of publication:||Minneapolis, MN|
|Date of publication:||4/21/1904|
BAY MINNETTE, Ala., April 21 – Dock Cole, a merchant and assistant postmaster at Little River, in the northern part of Baldwin county, was murdered yesterday by negroes. A posse captured two negroes, Robert Tate and Rube Sims, Tate confessing. A lynching is feared. Sheriff Armstrong has gone to the scene of the crime.
“Alabama Merchant Killed; Dock Cole – Murdered by Two Colored Men – One Confesses When Arrested – Lynching Feared.” Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), April 21, 1904.