Clipped From Reading Times
FIND LASHED MAN GUILTY OF SLANDER NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 8 P) Oscar Kay, 47, who was tied to a tree and whipped by a girl because of a slanderous remark attributed to him, was convicted of criminal libel today - before Judge J. Arthur Charbonnet and will be sentenced Friday. Alfred Willis, father of the girl, Florence Willis, 17, accused Kay of slandering his daughter and told police that he and his sons tied Kay to a tree in their yard here where the girl administered a whipping with a wire rope. Kay reported the whipping to the police and charges of assault, beating beating and wounding were filed against the brothers. The charges are still pending. '