|Publisher:||The Ottawa Daily Republic|
|Place of publication:||Ottawa, KS|
|Date of publication:||4/22/1904|
(Scrippe-McRae Telegram.) MOBILE, Ala., April 22 – Reuben Sims, a negro, was lynched by white citizens north of Baldwin, Ala., for the murder of Dr. Cole, a white man. Sims was whipped until he confessed his guilt and was hanged and shot.
“Wreaked Awful Vengeance; Whites Whipped, Hanged and Shot a Negro for Murder.” The Ottawa Daily Republic (Ottawa, KS), April 22, 1904.