Early probation statutes

Hello. Research/find 2 early probation statutes pre-1950). Then discuss/analyze/evaluate the following questions: What was the rationale of the legislators behind the adoption of these statutes? Discuss the merits, value and implications of these statutes. Are these statutes still applicable today or have they been revised amended or abolished? In your opinion was it prudent or necessary to recuse, amend or abolish these statutes? Please be specific.