The Daily Mercury
The Daily Mercury
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Description: Killed by Whitecaps

Date: May 29 1900

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 3

Killed by Whitecaps
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SEARCY, Ark., May 28.S. A. Jenkins, a negro schoolteacher, was shot and instantly killed by whitecaps near West Point. Jenkins and another negro were suspected of robbing a store. They were called out in the night and waylaid by whitecaps. Jenkins took fright and started to run, when one of the mob fired, killing him.

Submitted: 03/06/15

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