Spit and polish at the jail

Warren County Jailer Mac R. Smith had a thorough house cleaning done at the Lake George Jail. He later warned all of his guests that ten days would be added to their sentences if they were caught spitting on the clean floors. He quoted from the book of Kings in the Bible saying, "And wipe Jerusalem as a man wipeth a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down." (The county jail was located in the basement of the old Warren County Courthouse, now housing the Lake George Historical Museum and the Lake George Arts Project on Canada and Amherst streets.

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