|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.