This Day In History: 1894-01-16
“These are sturing times. Mahwah whiskey and free-love are the two staple topics that hold the public attention. The latter has stepped out to such an extent, that a jealousy has sprung up between the lotharios whose shrine is at the widow’s. A few evenings ago the people in the vicinity were disturbed by the cries of “head him off, head him off”, which proved to be a party on track of a jealous lover. The object was to dress the Benedict out in a coat of tar and feathers, but his legs were too much for them. Besides this individual there weree some others who the party were to serve the same way, but their drunkenness saved them for once.