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London Anti-semite Prefers Jail to “good Behavior” Bond

John Penfold, sentenced to a week’s imprisonment or $10 fine for anti-Semitic agitation today, chose two month’s additional imprisonment rather than post $250 as security for a year’s good behavior.

He told the court he preferred jail because “the Jews have all the liberty and we have none.”

Penfold was convicted of using insulting words and behavior likely to lead to a breach of the peace and of delivering speeches insulting the Jews.