|Publisher:||The Bamberg Herald|
|Place of publication:||Bamberg, SC|
|Date of publication:||4/28/1904|
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.
“Rewards For Lynchers; Governor of Alabama Determined to Uphold Law of the Land.” The Bamberg Herald (Bamberg, SC), April 28, 1904.