April 1990
Western States Jewish History;Apr1990, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p281
Academic Journal
The article reports on the incident in Wyoming in 1885 where the wage of a railroad employee was garnished by the Freidman brothers. It mentions that the employee was furious at the high price for a whiskey bill. He returned days after bringing a club and destroyed all the bar fixtures, smashed the large mirror and all the bottles and glasses. He came out before Justice C. E. Castle and voluntarily pleaded guilty for house breaking. He was fined 100 dollars or 100 days in county jail and chose the latter. It says that the Freidman Brothers were collecting for his fine and made up the amount the following day.


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