Jelks Offers Rewards

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: Union Springs Herald
Place of publication: Union Springs, AL
Date of publication: 4/27/1904

Montgomery, Ala., April 25. – Governor Jelks has offered a reward of $400 for the first arrest and conviction of a person inmplicated 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 Offers Rewards.” Union Springs Herald (Union Springs, AL), April 27, 1904.