I say we reinstitute public flogging, because this made me laugh!!!
I r in search of om friend who ' woul PT the nominal fine I then Un GIVES HUSBAND A PADDLING. "Paddle or Jail r He Aska-Paddle" Aska-Paddle" Aska-Paddle" 8a y a Prisoner; Burgees Gets Busy. FRE ELAND, Pa-, Pa-, Pa-, .November 7. Sym-1 Sym-1 Sym-1 pathy for a ' poverty-atxlcken poverty-atxlcken poverty-atxlcken and neglected wife, combined with a desire to enforce the law. prompted Burgess George Hartman, of. this place, publicly to flog Reuben Kreaky here, , ! Xresky and a companion. Jams Bell, who 'were arrested forj raising a disturbance disturbance la the Central Hotel, were arraigned before hla honor.: Both pleaded guilty.' Bell waa sentenced to pay a fine of S12.M or serve a month . In . Jail. . Turning to Kreaky. the burgess said: "Kreaky, you were before me on a former occasion, and sympamy zor your wire and family ln- ln- . oucea me to let you go aowntown. wttb rioualy posed. You abused that liberty by mak ing your escape, and that one still remains remains unpaid. I know the condition of your wife and sympathise with her. I i do not Ilk to. send you to la.ll, for she Is. the one who will suffer, while I sympathize sympathize with neglected-) neglected-) neglected-) wives, the law must be enforced. You have the alternative alternative of .aerving a month in the county jail or submit to a severe paddling at he hands of the burgess. Which shall it ber . i "I don't want to go to Jan." replied Kresky. doggedly, "so you'd better get your paddle." "I'm ready with th gooda. Clear that ball!" yelled the burgess to the officers. Then he grabbed Kreaky by the left ana ; and flayed him with a three-foot three-foot three-foot paddle 1 out of the courtroom and down the street a distance of 100 yarda until be handed him over' to his . wife. Over 300 people witnessed the flogging. which took place 09 .the moat prominent thoroughfare. Kresky. although not se- se- injureo. cnea - bitterly. Hla friends believe that this unique method un-ior punienment win nave a aaiutary etiect on his future conduct. The action of the burgess meets with the approval of the cltisena. .1