|Place of publication:||Cleveland, OH|
|Date of publication:||4/30/1904|
Mobile, Ala., April 22. – A special from Bay Minete says that the Sheriff Armstrong has returned from the scene of the murder yesterday 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, 10 hours before he was notified of the murder. Sims confessed after being whipped three times, and was hanged to a limb and riddled with bullets.
Cleveland Gazette (Cleveland, OH), April 30, 1904.