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A Neat Thing In Jails

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-Out in Churelüll coiuity, Col., theyhad a prwoner, but no jáil in which to coiiüne ■ liim. The authorities linully resolved npon a magniflcent residence. There ' was au old unused mining shaft in the wighborhood, and into this shaft the pnsoner was lowcrod. Threo times a i day ha was raised to the surfitóe, fed, and Uien lowered bak again. As tl)1 ' shaft was 200 ieet deep thero was little cliance for an escape from jail by climb , ing out, and tunnelliiifi out would ücarce , , ly be attempted. The plan of the Coloi : rado Sheriff is recominended further east. It is almost impossible to procure the honest eawottoa of a public building, , hut i hide in the ground might be áag wliich would Dot be a shiun. The new plan fe 3ú1h has its iiierits, though it wouid be bad for prisoneis in tte event I of a sudden flood.


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Michigan Argus