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to 979 the J j had 1934 in and in of of the the of six by tax Slioriff Woods Taken Two Men Convicted As Vagabond* Vagabond* To State Farm Br*n Hocking, convicted by a jury of 12 men in county court last Friday r:eht of being a vagabond, was sen- tenced to six months at the Vandalia State Farm yesterday morning by County Judce William F. Thomson Hocking, along with Robert Powers, who was sentenced to three months on the farm by Justice of the Peace A B Opperman on his plea of guilty, left for the farm yesterday morning in company with Sheriff Kenneth Woods. Declaring him to be a menace to he men wh* vant to take a drtnk. ; of 4r>0 Judge Thomson gave Hocking a lec- ture on his misdeeds before he pro- nounced the sentence. Hocking, the " judge dec-ared. had been drinking un- I licensed alcohol. Judge Thomson denied a motion by ¡the defendant s attorney, Oscar Zachary, Zachary, for probation. State» Attorney Wilford Absher prosecuted the case The information filed by the state’s attorney declared that iiockir.g “did unlawfully become an idle and des- solute person and common drunkard, and so remained from thence, hitherto hitherto and by reason thereof become and was from thence hitherto, a vagabond, contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provide^!, and against the peace and dignity of the same, People of the State of Illinois.”

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  1. The Jacksonville Daily Journal,
  2. 06 Oct 1936, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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