U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Certificate of the Clerk

Certificate of the Clerk for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. A. L. Arnold certifies that because of personal bias and prejudice towards defendant T. J. Pendergast, Judge Merrill E. Otis is removed from the case and replaced with Judge Archibald K. Gardner.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Capias

Capias for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. This capias commands H. L. Dillingham, U.S. Marshal, to arrest the three defendants. Dillingham certifies on the back of the document that he procured Pendergast and O'Malley, but was unable to find McCormack.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Capias

Capias for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. This capias commands H. L. Dillingham, U.S. Marshal, to arrest the three defendants. Dillingham certifies on the back of the document that he procured Pendergast and O'Malley, but was unable to find McCormack.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Affidavit of Bias and Prejudice

Affidavit of bias and prejudice for Criminal Case No. 14937: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this affidavit, Pendergast claims that Judge Merrill E. Otis has a personal bias and prejudice against the defendant. Since Otis is also a judge in the cases Pendergast has illegal involvement in, Pendergast claims a personal bias.

U.S. vs. T. J. Pendergast, R. E. O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack: Affidavit of Bias and Prejudice

Affidavit of bias and prejudice for Criminal Case No. 14912: United States vs. Thomas J. Pendergast, Robert Emmet O'Malley, and A. L. McCormack, Defendant. In this affidavit, Pendergast claims that Judge Merrill E. Otis has a personal bias and prejudice against the defendant. Since Otis is also a judge in the cases Pendergast has illegal involvement in, Pendergast claims a personal bias.

U.S. vs. Solly Weissman, Bob Rippan, Frank Malloy, et al.: Indictment

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.

U.S. vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco: Order

Order for resentencing for Criminal Case No. 13676: United States vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco, Defendants, and related cases. Judge Merrill E. Otis orders the sentences of defendants mentioned therein to be set aside and resentenced so that the fines imposed be paid to the court clerk on July 18, 1938.

U.S. vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco: Memorandum on Motion for New Trial

Memorandum on motion for new trial for Criminal Case No. 13676: United States vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco, Defendants. The document provides an intriguing and detailed account of the voting fraud that occurred in the 28th Precinct of the 12th Ward of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri on November 3, 1936. Joseph Maher, known to be the 28th Precinct captain for the Pendergast Machine, claims that "In what I did I had no intention of defrauding any specific person".

U.S. vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco: Judgment and Commitment

Judgment and commitments for Marie Ogden, Joseph Maher, and Don Depasco in Criminal Case No. 13676: United States vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco, Defendants, and related cases. Ogden and Maher were sentenced for two years and fined $500.00; Depasco was sentenced for 18 months and fined $500.00.

U.S. vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco: Judgement and Sentence

Judgement and sentence for Criminal Case No. 13676: United States vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco, Defendants. The document states that Ogden, Middleton, Maher, Campbell, and Depasco were found guilty and that Clark had pleaded nolo contendere ("no contest").

U.S. vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 13676: United States vs. Samuel J. Clark, Marie Ogden, Myrtle E. Middleton, Joseph Maher, Herbert Campbell, and Don Depasco, Defendants. In this indictment, the defendants are charged with voter fraud during the national election on November 3, 1936. These defendants were in charge of recording votes for the 28th Precinct of 12th Ward located in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

U.S. vs. Sam Pallino, Frank Mazzuca, and Joe DiGiovanna: Report of Trial

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. Beardsley held that the defendants were "probably guilty," ordered recognizance of $1000.00 and $500.00, and ordered them to appear in the District Court on April 22, 1929.