|Publisher:||The Topeka Daily Herald|
|Place of publication:||Topeka, KS|
|Date of publication:||4/22/1904|
Mobile, April 22. – A special from Minette says Sheriff E. Armstrong returned from the scene of the murder of Dr. Cole, at Little River, to report to the Governor the lynching of Reuben Sims, a negro, by the citizens of Monroe county, at North Baldwin. Sims confessed, after being whipped three times, and was hanged to a limb and riddled with bullets.
“Mobile Negro Lynched; Confessed to Murder After Being Whipped Three Times.” The Topeka Daily Herald (Topeka, KS), April 22, 1904.