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“Bailiff Is Hanged In Effigy In Etobicoke,” Toronto Globe. July 21, 1933. Page 10.

Scene in front of the home of Fred Braithwaite, Albany Avenue, Etobicoke, yesterday afternoon, when a crowd of over 400 sympathizers were on hand, with the avowed intention of upsetting the proceedings. Although he had announced that sufficient police would be on hand to see the affair properly through, the bailiff failed to put in an appearance. Had he done so, he would have been confronted with an effigy of himself suspended from a noose in front of the house, as pictured above.

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