Wachter, William, RELIGIOUS OBJECTOR, six Holy Rollers jailed, Sioux City, spiritual marriage; Lincoln Evening Journal, NE, 31 Mar 1919, p4

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 - SH KOBE "ROLLERS" JAILED Apalut a Sextet at...
SH KOBE "ROLLERS" JAILED Apalut a Sextet at Cltr W CoMplimo? t« Coma Sioux lit SIOUX CITV, I»^ March SL--Acting on instructions given by Judge John W. Anderson, County Attorney Ole XagleatAid swore out information charging Biz aaditional members of ihe Pentecostal, or "Holy Roller," colony, 2730 Virginia street, with conspiracy. s The members who have joined colony at the county jail are Mrs. Winifred Moore, leader or high priestess of the cult; Era Noble, Beatrice Harris, Florence Williams, Henry Jurgenson and William Wach ter. The six defendants were taken be-' fore Judge p. C. Browning immediate-1 ly after tbrfir arrest-and waived ·-·--'--- *---·-- ·----- were Doun( i -- jury. Vesta liminary, bearing. They ever to the May grand Moore, J. V. Zollers, Mrs. Stennis Robert Hilton, who were sentenced yesterday by Judge John W. Anderson for lewdness, also are charged with conspiracy in the information. It is charged that the inmates of home conspired together to abet and aid others in living in adultery and wilful acts of lewdness. Judge Anderson before he sentenced the four members o f x the cult announced that the county attorney would be instructed to prosecute all the Inhabitants at, the so called at 2730 Virginia street. After being bound over to the jury, the defendants waived a right bond and were taken to the county i jail. As the four women were admitted to the woman's ward of the county jail "there were shrieks of laughter and shouting as the incarcerated members greeted the new prisoners. Wachter, who is about thirty years old, is said by Sheriff WH - J°oes to have been pro-German in his sympathies during the war. Two of tie women arrested yesterday are colored. Three of them dressed in white.

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  1. Lincoln Journal Star,
  2. 31 Mar 1919, Mon,
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  • — Wachter, William, RELIGIOUS OBJECTOR, six Holy Rollers jailed, Sioux City, spiritual marriage; Lincoln Evening Journal, NE, 31 Mar 1919, p4

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