October 24, 1934.
Jail at Romney to be
Finished on November 15
Structure Will House Twenty In-
mates - Bui1t at Cost of
The new Hampshire county jail,
which has been under construction
for some time, will be ready for use
about November 15th, Sheri? G. M.
Sanders announced. The construc-
tion work is under the Civil Works
Administration which gave employ-
ment to many local residents, who
were on relief rolls.
When completed, Sheriff Sanders
said, the jail will be modern in every
particular. Although no escape
proof novelties have been installed,
he said, he doubts if anyone can get
out, once they are locked in.
The jail has had the cell blocks in-
stalled, but the pouring of the con-
crete floor still is to be done. It will
house twenty inmates and has both
men and women sections. The cost
of construction was approximately
$7,000, he said.