Through the efforts
of the Government officers at the West Baden Hospital
to clean out blind tigers that seemed to be operating
in the valley a big raid was staged for Monday night.
The County Sheriff, George Pope, with several
deputies and the town marshals went after the
lawbreakers with the following results:
At West Baden wine
and alcohol were found at the Waddy Hotel. The
alcohol it was claimed by Waddy was for giving
alcohol rubs in the baths.
the residence of Odus Barnett gin, whiskey and a
bottle of champagne were found.
Mike Johnson's residence a small quantity of whiskey
Burrell Falkner's Shine Stand a little whiskey and
several empty bottles and glasses were found.
of the above were colored men.
Joe Roach, ex-marshal
of West Baden had five quarts at his residence, being
one more than allowed so all was confiscated and we
have been informed a fight ensued when Roach objected
this side the residence of Andrew Ballard was
searched, but nothing found. John Bledsoe's soft
drink place was searched by no booze could be dug up.
the Greek Candy Kitchen where the authorities were
informed cocola highballs had been served, no whisky
was found, but an empty bottle found. The results on
this side looks very favorable to this city and its
officials as no booze was located here at all.
following women were arrested on the charge of
prostitution or keeping disorderly houses: Mamie
Flick, Cora Mickler, Leona Kellams, Anna Harris,
Pearl Overlin, Blanche Parks and Golda Stanfield.
Several other warrants are yet served.
the raid indicated that West Baden had more
bootleggers, we have more soiled doves on this side.
government ambulances were busy till late at night
taking the quarry to the West Baden Bastile.
the cases will be tried before Squire Cassidy