N.E. Grafe Busted. Leo's cousin

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N.E. Grafe Busted. Leo's cousin - favor Federals Raid Occasionally Although...
favor Federals Raid Occasionally Although short-handed and with' no definite instructions Federal Agent George Craig has been making sporadic raids in various sections of Central Missouri. Three men, two stills, and a quantity of whisky and mash were seized early Saturday morning in a raid near the Osage-Miller county line. Dennis Fenncssey, 34, Norbert Grafe, 20, and Joseph Champlin, 22, were arrested and brought here yesterday, charged with illicit possession and manufacture o£ liquor. They were arraigned before U. S. Commissioner Edna Morris and re- eased on $500 bond each. Fennessey was arrested in what s known as ScheH's Pasture 3',i miles from Meta in Miller county, when the officers found a 50-galIon still, 900 gallons of mash and 74 gal- ons ow whisky there. The second raid, in which Grafe and Champlln were picked up by the officers, netted a 75-gallon still, 400 gallons of mash and 18 gallons of whisky. The men were found in a dugout on the farm of August Grafe near Meta in Osage county. Investigator Craig was assisted in the raid by Sheriff Lafe King and Deputy Sheriff Frank Burk of Miller county.

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  1. The Sunday News and Tribune,
  2. 25 Mar 1934, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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