Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


(PER FBEBB ASSOCIATION.) luvxroakoill, Deoember 12. Bftdks, the escaped prisoner, appeared • to have had a rough time of it during his three months concealment; He was wearing clothes other than those he escaped In, and use dirty cod haggard looking* Be made his way to the Court by » right of way through the town, and jumping a- fenoe to the rear of the Supreme Court, walked up a private stairs Into tbe presence of the judge and offiolala. Constable Fretwell, who had never seen him but bad a photo, was just coming ont of the witness box. He got bit eye on the lad and asked If be wss R*dka. He Mid ha wss and was taken Into custody. It Is believed that b« came Into town because be was thoroughly tired of the life ha was living, not being able to get •way from tbe district.' Oa one ooossloa the police were hunting for him some miles from town, and questioned two young men who were ehootlng. Radka was at that time behind a tree a few yards off, Invsboaroili., Deoember 13. At the Police Court to-day Rudolph Badks wss ohsrged with having eieaped from gaol- He pleaded guilty, but said the cell door was left open or he could OOt have got oat. 8.% also stated that ball bad been refused him and he dsolded to reteln his liberty till the time of bis trial. Mr MoOullough R.M. sentenced him to four months bard labor. Prisoner will be brought op at the Supreme Court, charged with arson this afUtnoon.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

RUDOLPH RADKA, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2012, 13 December 1888

Word Count

RUDOLPH RADKA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2012, 13 December 1888

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.