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CUMBERLANDER FINED AFTER "FREE-FOR-ALL"

Matthew Andrews, 35, of Cumberland was fined $17 and costs last night, by Magistrate Thomas E. Stakem. at Midland, on a charge of assaulting Michael Hughes, 52, and his son, Francis Hughes, 25, of Ocean, last Saturday at the home of Peter Bush, 83, in Ocean. Officers were told that Andrews went to the Bush home to see his daughter, who had been living there several years. An argument developed and Andrews is alleged to have knocked down Francis Hughes; pushed Mrs. Thomas Burkey, 60, of Cash Valley, and kicked her, breaking her leg, and then cutting Michael Hughes. Mrs. Burkey was attempting to protect her aged father, Peter Bush, she told officers. Andrews was released under $300 bond for a hearing later on a charge of assaulting Mrs. Burkey.
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland , Tuesday, July 02, 1940 , Page 13
(Courtesy of Theresa Swanson)

 

 

ELDON CROWE HELD FOR ACTION OF GRAND JURY.

Eldon Crowe, Triple Lakes, was held in $500 bond, posted by his mother in Peoples Court this morning when pretty, petite Mrs. Catherine Hamilton of Keyser appeared against him and charged him with being the father of her one-and-one-half year old child. Mrs. Hamilton was Miss Catherine Moore. She was represented by former States Attorney for Mineral County Ernest A. See. The present States Attorney V. E. Rankin was present also and F. Brooke Whiting represented Crowe.

 

 

George WINEBRENNER of Shepherdstown

August 3 1899  The (Baltimore) Sun  (Courtesy of Theresa Burba)

 

 

 

PRITTS, COLEMAN

Moonshiners Nabbed In Somerset County
Somerset, Pa., Oct. 25 — Three men were in Somerset county Jail today
awaiting arraignment before federal authorities on charges of operating
an illicit moonshine plant in the mountain section of Cook Township, Somerset county.
The defendants are Blain Pritts, 36. Stahlstown; Homer Pritts, 44, Rockwood R. D. 2, and James C. Coleman, 40, of Kreager.
Arrest of the three men took place last night and followed an investigation conducted by L. E. Rosesot Johnstown, a member of the United States Federal Alcohol Tax unit. The officer reported a 100-gallon still confiscated in the raid.
Wednesday, 25 October 1944, Cumberland Evening Times
~Genie
Posted July 8, 2010

 

 

 

WINEBRENNER, J. C.

No. 37, criminal appeals, State vs. J. C. Winebrenner; from Smith; charged with disturbing the peace; motion by state's attorney to quash warrant, and warrant quashed.
January 23, 1894, Cumberland Evening Times

 

 

 




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