Jailbirds

by Jim Tully; from The American Mercury, September, 1928; transcribed¬†by Kevin I. Slaughter THE jail room was thirty-five feet long, twenty-five feet wide, and seven feet high. In this large cage were fifty prisoners. Some had been sentenced and were serving jail terms; others awaited trial, or removal to the penitentiary. The floor was of thick sheet-metal. Around the walls Continue Reading →