The Emporia Gazette, Emporia, KS 7 November 1941, pg 5
Three Sentenced St. Louis, Nov. 7 (/P) — Federal Judge George H. Moore today sentenced three Kansas men on charges of attempting to transport liquor into Kansas, a dry state, Vlrl M. Keith, 37. Wichita, and Everett V. Hayes, 28, Valley Center, were sentenced to seven months. Ray Broom, 56, Kansas City, Kan., received a 9-month sentence and a fine of $1,000. All pleaded guilty. Maximum sentence under the charge was a year In Jail and a fine of $1,000. Hayes and Keith were arrested February 12 in St. Charles county, Mo., with 50 cases of liquor In a car owned by Hayes. Broom was-arrested June 6 in St. Louis.