Elmer Stockman Sentenced

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Elmer Stockman Sentenced - GET SENTENCES AS FEDERAL COURTOPENS Violators...
GET SENTENCES AS FEDERAL COURTOPENS Violators of Narcotic and Prohibition Laws Pass In Review Before Judge Reeves FINES AND PRISON TERMS METED OUT A Record Number of Case; Are Disposed of on First (iiDay; Many More Are ^Vending Violators of the national prohibition, auto theft and narcotic laws this section of the state during the last several months paraded be fore Judge Albert L. Reeves at thi first day of federal court at the fed eral building here today. With the machinery of the law functioning to perfection, swift jus tice was doled out, sentences rang ing from one day in the Cole coun ty jail to terms in federal prison ing pronounced in a large number of criminal cases. Sentences for violations of the national liquor law were meted out follow: Elmer Stockman, Wardsville farm' er, a year and a day in penitentiary and a fine of $100. He was arrested by prohibition agents after a 250 gallon still was found operation on- his farm. John Buschman, Henley farmer, two months 4n ; the Moniteau county jail at" California. He has served several months in jail and was charged -With the manufacture of whiskey pri : 'his farm. " ; Frank Hudson and Thomas Wright, Boon'e county farmers; one day in the Cole county jaiL . They had .been in-jail Jiere-sir.ce^thoir-sr ^Alfred Roark, one day in the 'unty jail here. He was charged with selling two pints of whiskey agents at 319 Elm Street here had served 116 days in jail while awaiting arraignment. Henry Seibeneck, Osage Bluff farmer, 30 days in the Moniteau county jail and a fine of $100. A 65 gallon capacity still was found on his of be farm. Emil F. Luebbart, Taos farmer, placed on probation after being sentenced to two years in the Leavenworth penitentiary. He was charged with operation of a still and possession of the illicit fluid. Theodore Mayens, Taos farmer, 30 days in the Mcniteaii jail and line of $500. He had a 50 gallon still in his possession when taken custody by federal agents. John Slicker, Jefferson City, was assessed a fine of $250 and given stay of 30 days to pay. He was arrested when a still was found on place in-Renn Addition. Lonnie Brown, Negro owner of pool hall on Lafayette Strett. four months in the Moniteau coimty jail; He was proprietor of the pool eniporjum where agents purchased wi'iiskey from Lee "Happy" Berry. T : ne latter was given one day in Cole jail, having been there ne his arrest. Berry had served fee months and 26 days. Woodward "Woody" Burgette, Jefferson City Negro, three montlis the Moniteau county jail. He sold a pint of whiskey to prohibition agents. Sentence in the liquor charge against William I. Roach, Camden county, was deferred. Joe Ford, who was arrested RussellviHe in this county, was a one-day sentence in the Cole He had served considerable time awaiting arraignment. Jess Sears alias Rube Sears, Miller county resident living near Brumley, drew a one day sentence. He had served previous time. Everett McGuire, Camden county, year and a day in Leavenworth penitentiary. He is alleged to have operated on a large scale in the Lake of the Ozarks region in supplying liquor to his patrons. Leonard Mosier, Camden county, year and a day in the reformatory at Chillicothe, O. Ed Thornton, Miller county, 20 days in the Moniteau County jail. a

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  1. Jefferson City Post-Tribune,
  2. 17 Oct 1932, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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