Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Amsler, Emma

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 9018: United States vs. Solly Weissman, Bob Rippen, Frank (Fred) Malloy, Joseph L. Tingle, Emma Amsler (alias Helen E. Johnson), and Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiracy to "sell, barter, transport, deliver, furnish and possess intoxicating liquor in violation of the National Prohibition Act." The indictment specifies that the defendants transported 94 drums of alcohol from Buffalo, New York and 106 drums from Long Dock, New Jersey to sell them locally.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 9019: United States vs. Bob Rippen, Frank (Fritz) Malloy, Joseph L. Tingle, Tom Fitzgibbons (alias Thomas Church), Edward Hohmann, Emma Amsler (alias Helen E. Johnson), and Elmer Hoard, Earl Tingle, J. J. Fields and Dewey Bardone, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit Prohibition Act violations, including the manufacture, possession, and sale of 1250 gallons of beer, as well as possession of brewing equipment.