Hiram Ferguson - Constable

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Hiram Ferguson - Constable - Gn- 7 TIED WITH COW ROPE AUBERT CONSTABLE...
Gn- 7 TIED WITH COW ROPE AUBERT CONSTABLE WANTED 8UP-POSED 8UP-POSED 8UP-POSED DEMENTED PRIS- PRIS- ONER LOCKED CP. With both hands tied with a cow rope, Washington Garrison, believed headquarters last nlg4t by a country looking constable who gave his name as Hiram Ferguson of Albert The latter told acting night clerk Hahn that he desired to place his prisoner In Jail. Hahn directed ' Ferguson to the . office of Alderman Brown. Alderman Brown was trying a lar ceny case and ; ths court room was filled with spectatora when Ferguson entered. "finulre " he aooka uo. "my name Is FeVjguson, Hiram .Ferguson,') and I'm the constable at AiDert. rve got a dangerous man here and I'd like very, much to ' have you send him to the eallbouse because lie was drunk and disorderly and quarreled with his relatives." "Just take a seat and I'll hear your case when I finish trying this one,'; said the alderman and Ferguson Ferguson replied. ,"Sorry aqutre, but I've got to take the next car out home and I'll miss It sure If detained very long." 'Very well; what is your trouble," asked the Justic , It required about ten minutes ; before before Ferguson succeeded in releasing Garrison's hands, which had been tied with about two yards of rope, which Ferguson said, had been used on a cow. As soon as his nanas were iree Garrison jumped to his feet and said; Squire, I want a warrant for penury. This man lies ' and the whole got darned bunoh of them lied. I guess I know something about tbe law which plainly says that every man has constitutional rights." , After bearing the evidence or the constable tbe alderman Imposed a fine of 110 and costs. In default of which Garrison was committed' to jalL It is said that the court will be asked to appoint ' a commission to inqure Into the man's sanity.i. The entrance of Ferguson and his prisoner into tbe city caused considerable commotion along East Market street and at the con clusion of the hearing Ferguson hur ried as fast as he could to the Wllkes-Barre Wllkes-Barre Wllkes-Barre Haaleton station to catch his car for homo. f Daniel VJsclenskl of the West Side was charged before Alderman Brown last night with the larceny of 130 from a trunk belonging to Kelka. Tha defendant was held for hisappear-ance hisappear-ance hisappear-ance at court

Clipped from The Wilkes-Barre Record07 Jul 1911, FriPage 19

The Wilkes-Barre Record (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)07 Jul 1911, FriPage 19
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