Burlington,North Carolina 15April1930

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Burlington,North Carolina
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in proof and straight for or in a ut- than I HEENTS SWRIIC IN uuJE Tb c Leader of the Community. Bic Bob Anderson, in Jail on a Blockading Charge. Ashevilie. April 15.--'.-Pi--Anderson Cove, isolated mountain community where the laws against killing, fighting and the manufacture of liquor have never been quite understood. Tuesday once more had drawn the attention of federal and county authorities and its ieaaer "Big Bob" Anderson, the elder, was hi jail. "Bis Bob" was arrested late Monday night by a raiding party composed of-federal prohibition oSicers still in operation at the head ot Haw branch. A quarter of a mile ; from the still. McKinley Anderson, son of "Big Bob" was arrested. Officers found at the still two irallons of newly made com whiskey. and two barrels of mash, ready- to "be "run" through the still. still, a oopper apparatus, had a capacity of 40 gallons. The location of the still was just a mile from the Anderson graveyard where two months ago was buried "Big Bob's" eldest son. "3lg Robert" who Jiad died in the state penitentiary- of pneumonia. "Big Robert" was serving a long sentence for the murder of his uncle. Lorenzo Anderson, as a result of argument over a dog. ;

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  1. Burlington Daily Times,
  2. 15 Apr 1930, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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