Leon Laughinghouse gets jail plus fine
LEON, LAUGHINGHOUSLi MUST ALSO PAY A FINE TWO f ' HUNDRED DOLLARS AND 7 VJ ; COST OF THE COURT r v " Leon " Laughinghouse, white and who liv.s four miles fro n Vanciboro, was sentenced to six months confine-1 confine-1 confine-1 meat in the county jail, a two hundred dollar fine and alo tax;d with the cost by Judge Connor yesterday 'moraing in Federal Court, for illicit distiling. Laughinghouse had been under sub- sub- j picion for some time as being a moon- moon- shiner, but the officers were unable to get sufficient ' evidence - until last week when they ' made a raid and lo-attd lo-attd lo-attd a still within, a mile of his home, with a path leading directiy' from the plant to his home. He was placed undsr areest and brought to New Bern where, he wae arraigned before Commissioner Commissioner Charles B. Hill for a preliminary preliminary hearing. From the evidence given by thi witnesses the Commissioner Commissioner found probable cause and bound him over to the present t :rm of Federal Federal Court und.'r a justified bond of three hundred dollars, which he was unable to give and was placed in jail for safe keeping.