|Publisher:||Our Southern Home|
|Place of publication:||Livingston, AL|
|Date of publication:||5/4/1904|
Governor Jelks, of Alabama. has offered a reward of $400 for the first arrest and conviction of a person implicated in the lynching of Reuben Sims, a negro, of Baldwin county. Rewards of $100 each were also offered for the second and third persons arrested and convicted of being implicated.
Sims was lynched because of the assassination of Dr. C. D. Cole, a prominent citizen of Baldwin county.
“Jelks Again After Lynchers; Alabama Chief Executive Offers Tempting Reward for Mob Members.” Our Southern Home (Livingston, AL), May 4, 1904.