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george raid - w n GEORGE BETTERS OUT $150 AFTER RAID BY...
w n GEORGE BETTERS OUT $150 AFTER RAID BY POLICE Because he failed to pay the winners, winners, who In turn complained to.the police, It ls said, George Betters, eoJor.Vl, tbe "chief" agent for the operation of a clearing house pool this city, waa arrested in a Saturday night raid and settled "with the itlei on three different charges before ho was released. Chi^f John C, Wall said he'got first Information "on" Betters from men who had purchased tickets through tho latter's sub-agents, the winners went to collect Bettei* told them, they eaM, tliat hte sul- ngents had neglected to turn In numbers and it would be impossible to pay the claims. Then the word Uetters' activity was passed along tho police. Betters wae charged with maintaining maintaining a gambling houee, resisting arrest arrest and disorderly conduct. He pteiwl guilty to tbe first charge and was fined $100. On tha second charge Mayor H. Minerd fined him $25 and for the disorderly conduct and the defendant also paid $10. George Washington, also colored, who wus present at the time o£ raid, TVEIH arrested when three of licket stubs were found on him. was charged with being disorderly waa fined |15. which Betters paid. Chief Wall, Assistant' Ohicf Andrew Thomafj, Uity Detectfve V. Bert TUtehie and Patrolman George Yothers Yothers participated in the raid.

Clipped from The Daily Courier10 Mar 1930, MonPage 1

The Daily Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania)10 Mar 1930, MonPage 1
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