Prohibition

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Commitment in Criminal Case No. 11675: United States vs. Mike Gargotta, defendant. The document reports that Gargotta was charged in five counts with violating the Prohibition Act. He entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to serve three months at the Johnson County Jail in Warrensburg, Missouri.

Commitments in Criminal Case No. 6469: United States vs. Elton Apt, Arthur L. Curran, Ray Kirk, Isaac E. Martin, Benno Grauenbaum, Harvey Storms, Manning Wilcox, defendants. Manning Wilcox, Harvey Storms, Arthur L.

Commitment in Criminal Case No. 9518: United States vs. Tony Casciola, Ellis Titus Buice, Angelo Distassio, and Gaston Van Ross, defendants. The document reports that Gaston Van Ross was charged with violating the Prohibition Act, and sentenced to serve one month at the Clay County Jail in Liberty, Missouri.

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 12381: United States vs. Anthony Cassata, defendant. Cassata was charged in multiple counts: in Count I, with selling 12 grains of morphine to William and Margaret Wells, "not from the original stamped package ...

Search warrant issued for the building at 1030 East 5th Street in Kansas City, Missouri, described as "a two story brick building ...

Commitment in Criminal Case No. 8555: United States vs. Flore Picralli, defendant. The document notes that Picralli was charged with violating the Prohibition Act, and sentenced to serve one year and one day at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth. Picralli was delivered to the warden of the penitentiary on September 8, 1928.

Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 9384: United States vs. Sam Pallino, Frank Mazzuca, and Joe DiGiovanna, defendants. The document summarizes events of the case, including the defendants' arrest on March 2, 1929, the witnesses who appeared, and the attorneys appearing on each side. Commissioner George D.

Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 8991: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Joe Tutaro, Frank Fischman, Veto DeRoun, Meyer Esthman, Joseph Aroitto, and Sam Greenburg, defendants.

Information in the trial of Criminal Case No. 9761: United States vs. Joe DiGiovanna, defendant. The document states that, per the affidavit of W. Harold Lane, Federal Prohibition Agent, DiGiovanna was in possession onf 22 gallons of whiskey on September 11, 1929.

Report of trial for Criminal Case No. 8388: United States vs. Rose Costanza and Joseph Costanza, defendants. The document summarizes events of the case, including the defendants' arrest on November 26, 1927, Joe Costanza's discharge from the case, the witnesses who appeared, and the attorneys appearing on each side.

Pamphlet written by Ewing Young Mitchell, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Franklin D. Roosevelt administration's first term. He asserts "[t]he first nomination for United States Senator of Harry S. Truman was stolen," and proceeds to argue that point.

Letter from Lee B. Ewing to E. A. Boles advocating for overturning the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead act.

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