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Judicial CP - June 1971

Corpun file 23703

Sunday Times-Sentinel, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA, 13 June 1971, p.3

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Sharp sentence

ISLE OF GUERNSEY, England [sic] (UPI) -- Magistrate Guy Blampied sentenced an 18-year-old youth to eight strokes of a birch branch Friday on conviction of traffic violations, disorderly behavior and resisting arrest.

Judge Blampied suggested a stretch the young man had already served in reform school seemed to have done no good.

"A short, sharp sentence might do the trick," he said.

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