National Affairs: Disorderly

In Newcomerstown, Ohio, one Jack Russell conducted himself disorderly. Mayor Marion Mercer fined him $10 and costs. Then the Mayor said that Jack Russell could have his money back if he would rid Newcomerstown of ten of its "hundreds" of disorderly dogs. Grinning gladly, Jack Russell went down the street and began killing dogs. Dog-owners of Newcomerstown, irate, said that Mayor Mercer had been more disorderly than Jack Russell or the dogs.

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