Gitner and Krause (1924)

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Gitner and Krause (1924) - DON GITNER IN ^ TROUBLE AGAIN \ - ,,,, ,...
DON GITNER IN ^ TROUBLE AGAIN \ - ,,,, , J.,.Tune-'23--Don Git- aor, living on » farm east of town, and who recently paid a fine o£ $1,000.00 in Mayor Powell's court for selling liquor, is again in trouble. · ' ' Local officials havo believed for tome time that Gitner was again in the liquor business), so Mayor ;Powe!l a n d , Councijmen J. D. 'Hutchisson and Thos. _ L. King ,worked up a caso which ended early Sunday morning with Git- ner'a arrest upon the charees of selling and possessing liquor. About 11 o'clock Snlurday night H S. Thobe, Gilbert Brosier, Pearl 'Law and Marshal John Shcard took an automobile trip to the Gitner farm; The story goes that Thobe iad been sworn in as a deputy marshal for the purpose of securing securing evidence. Ho carried with }nm a marked five dollar bill. i Arriving at the farm, it « ""- Herstood that Thobe had to Herstood that Tnooe nan i" «« .constable talking before he J]0 IV o a "'* ·· e ---. -- . plleged, Gifner accepted the money, do ig Gitner that " Then, it is e , Joseph Oberle, of Hamilton, who was at the Gitner farm, pro- dnced a quart of liquor. Returning to Oxford, Marshal make arrests. Gitner was J \ U I U L U l l i ( i k " ·"-*· ' j Bheard called Sheriff Laubach, and later, at an early hour Sunday moraing, the marshal, the sheriff iand deputy marshal, Willam Wad- Jeigh went to the Gilner farm to arrested on two charges--selling and possessing Jiquor. It is said that th'e marked iill was found on his person. Oberle was arrested, charged (with furnishing liquor, and another Hamilton man, Fred Kraus, was arrested for intoxication. It is understood that no liquor was found in Gitner's home, but a pint of "moon" was discovered in hidden under Jlie gate a roso bush near Gitner was released on $1,000.00 bond, furnished by Theodore Decker. Decker. Tho other two men also were released on bond. The cases havo been sot for hearing on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Attorney Georgo Schellhorn, of Hamilton, will represent tho three defendants. . : . . /"~. '

Clipped from Hamilton Evening Journal23 Jun 1924, MonPage 2

Hamilton Evening Journal (Hamilton, Ohio)23 Jun 1924, MonPage 2
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