Leo A Lowenthal fined $206 for selling "short" lobsters
Leo A. Lowenthal Had Judgment of $206 Entered Against Him. ?l 9 LITTLE LOBSTERS INVOLVED Thirteen Damage Suits Against New York City Sent to Brooklyn for Trial. All Brought by Land Owners. ' (Special to the Eagle.) Rlverhcad, L. I., September 19 At the tneeting of the fall term of the Suffolk Supreme Supreme Court yesterday noon, with Juetice fvVtlmot M. Smith presiding. William R. Stubbs, of Central Isllp, was made foreman Bf the grand Jury. In charging this body (Judge Smith said: "I am Informed by the fclstrlot Attorney that there are about forty causes for you to pass upon, and that some of them are of a very serious nature." The grand jury began its labors at once. The thirteen cases brought by Kings and Queens County land owners against the City of New York to recover damages for tapping their farms to provide water for Brooklyn were all sent back to Brooklyn for trial by stipulation of the counsel. These damage suits range In amount from $1,000 to (20,000. The plaintiffs at one time wished the cases sent here in order to get an early trial, but when the calendar was called yesterday yesterday both sides decided that, after all, they .named the cases to be heard in Brooklyn. James W. Covert represented the Corporation Corporation Counsel in the defense. The action by the people against Leo A. liowenthal. of Coney Island, was to recover la penalty for a violation of the State game Saws. Defendant did not appear, so an Inquest Inquest was taken. State Protector Overton Knd two other men testified that they found nineteen "short," or undersized, lobsters at Sir. Lowenthal's place on Surf avenue. A Judgment of $206 was entered against the defendant. defendant.