Rum Conspiracy - Part II - Jacks

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Rum Conspiracy - Part II - Jacks - CASK RKT MAY (Continued From Page I.) wore...
CASK RKT MAY (Continued From Page I.) wore seized and n total of i.afifl cases or pnckngrn nf liquor were seized. The vnluo of tho car^opo hns hern rut {mat rd at about $70,000. $70,000. and (hit aolxiir*. which took place at Houbrook, attracted wide attention as it was bcllovrd the liquor won Intended for conmimp- tton hero durlncr the notional democratic convention. C-iisrB llHipone*l. In connection with tho Lonn and Jmperator seizure L. E, Boyd. Platzer. Charioy Munhmnck, Chester Chester Fount*. John RpRclnky and Clarence Gregory have boon con- vlr.tcd In ferlnrnl court. Boyd, Mush- mack and Plnlzor had hn'cun arrv- Inir sentences of twn ycara rnch when their canna wr»r*» n-npnniMl on recommendation of Dijilrlct Attorney Attorney H, M. Holdrn. The pnntencra wnro not aside and Judj(" J. C. Hutchison nnntftncnd them to pfrv* three months in Jail and pay fine? of J2.V) ouch. Konntz. Segnlnky and Gregory arn serving t»rma of a. year ami n tiny at tho federnl penitentiary n't Lftav«ttw.rtii. T h o indictment I n t h flxftH the dnto of tiio nllcRtd conspiracy conspiracy to smURRlo llrfunr on nbout Oct. 28, 1028. H IH all that 800 canon of whisky were token from a Jirlllch I'rhonnor. and were found on the Cherln when w«* nrlzcd near Gnlvoston. Both Indictment)* wove returned several wr-oks opro, but tho InfoJ-- mntlon was withhold by foilnrnl AtithnrIHen whon H hecumo apparent apparent i h n f (here would lr i l i In approhendlnjr all of (bn dofpn- dnnts. Muaoy and Nnunon woro already under bond, and their names only %Pre divulged. A widdflprnnd search for tho others wan rnrrlorl on w i t h only rccnnt ·ucccflH. Vidovlch appeurrd voluntarily voluntarily and tho arreet of Cnntroll and Badp.Uo com pin ted thn Hht of flvo who mnrt fnco t r i a l . tho olhrr four arc fnuml, tho K oy. crnmftnt probably will havn to (ry the flvp dp fen dan t« nninMl, null wnlt u n t i l the othern are Incut n In

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News13 Apr 1929, SatPage 7

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)13 Apr 1929, SatPage 7
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