Air troubles in court swafford 22 Aug 1924
UfAY of of Dr. at 31 on IN COURT Theft Of Gas And Disorders Alleged By .Women Trouble heUveen families living at 1316 Grand Boulevard led to n prolonged hearing in jnunioipa court Friday and additional warrants warrants being issued later when Mrs Willio Swafford aneused - Frank Pappas of stealing gas after it ha: passed-through her meter. * This hearing was continued to permit officers to investigate the pine lines in the house to determin tho truth of the claims. Difficult; arose of just what warrant to use in the case. By a mistake Pappa: was first charged with stealing gai from the ftity by means of a by pass. Later the question arose o just what offense was committed gas was taken from a pipe of. another another person. Dir.miBB Miller. - John Miller was dismissed on the charge of disorderly conduct brought against him by Mrs. Weaver. The court ruled Pappas with whom Miller was arguing was as much lo blame as Miller for the profanity to which she objected. Miller is llio landlord of the troubled troubled household. After the court session the I Swafford returned to'sign a of a tho r a n t charging Pappas willi disorderly disorderly conduct. She alleges he made unkind remarks to her w^cn they returned lo their home. Pappas operates a pressing establishment and m a i n t a i n e d he had gas burners from the stove a f f Miller cut off his supply and wns burning wood in the stove. Where the smoke went wns not explained. : Miller claims Pappas owes him rent for 67 days and lie cut off gas and electric supplies because oÂ£ this debt. Then Pnppas cut into Mrs. Swafford's pipe line, it wns alleged.