Whipping, Confession, Hanging

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: The Buffalo Enquirer
Place of publication: Buffalo, NY
Date of publication: 4/22/1904

Mobile, Ala., April 22. – A special from Bay Minete says that the Sheriff Armstrong has reeturned 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, ten hours before he was notified of the murder. Sims confessed after being whipped three times. He was hanged to a limb and riddled with bullets.


“Whipping, Confession, Hanging.” The Buffalo Enquirer (Buffalo, NY), April 22, 1904.