John H Lyons

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John H Lyons - in at Rem- ap- less H. at- of land this and...
in at Rem- ap- less H. at- of land this and sale 13 at- been morn- to ocn- Mrs. eve- was in mar- and Nashua, ram go up for the bny- John H. Lyons, a man thirty or thirty five years of age, of City, accompanied by Walter Hardman, Hardman, of the same place, and Leon Leisenberg, of Mason City, lads seventeen 3 ears of age, blew town on the 4:35 train Saturday on having a good time, with the ance of some of the amber fluid dispensed on Midway. But they missed their guess and before they got town Lyons got 30 days in the jail and the two boys got a good When the trio/got oil the train hiked straight to Jahr's saloon they met their first disappointment for Bartender Geo. Hamm refu=ed sell the two boys, any liquid lefresh- ments as they were rnnms In meantime Nightwatch Noble 'i id gotten his eye on them and when a time after he saw the three go behind the depot he suspected that Lyons had secured some booze was giving it to the boys. So he quietly slipped through the freight depot and came upon them just they were "spoiling" a bottle. He placed Lyons under airest and him off to jail, instructing the boys tollow. After Lyon^ was locked up tne two boys were taken before Mayor Morse, and upon being questioned they confessed that Lyons had the beer, ten bottles, and sold it them. Information was sworn out against Lyons charging him with bootlegging, and at the trial that evening he pleaded guilty and sentenced to pay a fine of 6100 days in jail, and of necessity he the latter and is now m the jail at New Hampton, ^vhere he taken by Marshal Kezar Sunday. two boys were relieved of the which they had in their grips and after some wholesome advice from mayor were instructed to head for home on the S o'clock train, which they did without any urging. Lyons is the third Charles City citizen within the past few weeks has of Nashua justice as dispensed by Mayor Morse. There has been quite a good this business going on here, by talent and parties from Charles City, and the time is coming when are going to get caught, and when they do get caught they can rest assured that Mayor E. S. Morse will : deelighted" to give them all that coming to them.

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  1. The Nashua Reporter,
  2. 13 Aug 1908, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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