Index of Articles for The United States District Court of New Jersey Historical Society

File name General Topic Date of article Newspaper Synopsis
bk2-100-1 Prohibition 1/14/1930 New York Evening Journal Prohibition helps business, specifically the treatment of Alcoholism
bk2-100-2 Corruption 1/14/1930 New York Evening Journal Atlantic City is wrought with crime and corruption
bk2-100-3 Prohibition "1/1930" American Issue Arrest of the Colonial Inn proprietor
bk2-100-4,a Women's Experiences   New York Evening Journal Young girls bought and sold as slaves, exposed to physical abuse
bk2-100-4,c Atlantic City Crime   New York Evening Journal Grand Jury to investigate criminal acts occuring in Atlantic City
bk2-100-5 Women's Experiences 1/14/1930 New York Evening Journal Story of a young girl who is forced to work in Atlantic City
bk-10-1 Prohibition 4/24/1929 Trenton Times? Details penalties for men arrested for alcohol related violations
bk-10-2 Reform 4/24/1929 Trenton Times? Sanford Bates will lead a reorganization of the Federal Prison System
bk2-102-1 Prohibition 1/13/1930 Newark News Partial transcript of the Law Enforcement Commission's preliminary report
bk2-102-2,c Prohibition 1/13/1930 Newark News Details recommendations of Hoover's Law Enforcement Commission
bk2-102-3 Prohibition 1/13/1930 Newark News Editorial suggesting more definative stands on Prohibition enforcement
bk2-102-4 Prohibition 1930 Newark News? Describes appropriations for Prohibition enforcement
bk2-102-5, c Prohibition 1930   Complete text of the Law Enforcement Commission's preliminary report
bk2-10-3 Prohibition 5/1/1929 Trenton Times Rum imports are descreasing due to both government efforts and illegal domestic production
bk2-10-6 Prohibition 5/3/1929 Newark Ledger Jersey City garage raided yielding alcohol
bk2-103-1 Prohibition 1/14/1930 Atlantic City Press National Prohibition Administrator Dr. James Doran describes the benefits of prohibition law
bk2-103-2c Prohibition 1/14/1930 Newark News Details Law Enforcement Commission's recommendation that states must take more responsibility for prohibition enforcement
bk2-103-3c Prohibition 1/14/1930 Newark News? Measure introduced to transfer prohibition enforcement from the Treasury Department to the Justice Department
bk2-103-4 Prohibition 1/14/1930 Newark News? James Doran says that Americans who do not like the Federal Government should go to Canada
bk2-103-5 Prohibition 1/13/1930 Newark News? Political Cartoons describing futile efforts of government to enforce prohibition and prevalence of foreign alcohol in America
bk2-103-6 Construction 1/14/1930 Jersey Journal Federal funds earmarked for Hoboken Post Office and other construction projects in New Jersey
bk2-103-7 Prohibition 1/14/1930 Jersey Journal Editorial suggesting largest issue with prohibition is lack of public support
bk2-103-8 Prohibition 1/15/1930 Trenton Times West New York "alcohol cooking plant" raid yields production equipment and leads to one arrest
bk2-103-9 Bankruptcy 1/15/1930 Atlantic City Press Law proposed that a discharge in bankruptcy would not release the debtor from alimony, taxes, or liabilities for obtaining property
bk2-104-1 Women's Experiences 1/15/1930 New York Evening Journal Story of husband's imprisonment from trying to free his enslaved wife
bk2-104-2 Prohibition 1/16/1930 New York Evening Journal Details separate attempts in House and Senate to repeal Prohibition ammendment
bk2-104-2(picture) Prohibition 1/16/1930 New York Evening Journal Picture showing Al Capone walking with five other men in Atlantic City
bk2-104-3 Women's Experiences 1930? New York Evening Journal Describes how kidnapped girl was abducted and forced into "white slavery"
bk2-104-4 Atlantic City Crime 1930? New York Evening Journal Describes the mafia run drug trade and the involvement of corrupt politicians and police, as well as white slaves
bk2-105-2 Prohibition 1/16/1930 Newark Ledger Describes the work related trip of New Jersey Prohibition Administrator William Calhoun and provides more details on West New York Raid
bk2-105-3 Trenton Post Office 1/16/1930 Trenton Times Notes US Attorney Forman's efforts to find land for a new post office (in Trenton?)
bk2-105-4 Prohibition 1/16/1930 Newark News Three men arrested for continuing to violate prohibition laws at their establishments
bk2-105-5c Prohibition 1/16/1930 Newark News Congressman propose to eliminate prohibition
bk2-105-6 Women's Experiences 1/16/1930 New York Evening Journal Woman's story showing the power and influence of crime bosses
bk2-105-7 Prohibition 1/16/1930 Newark News James K. Shield, President of the New Jersey League proposss individual municipalties should pass prohibition laws
bk2-106-1 Prohibition 1/17/1930 New York Evening Journal Notes that Supreme Court Justice Campbell's instructions to leading politicians and the civil service of Atlantic City were largely being ignored
bk2-106-2 Law 1/17/1930 New York Evening Journal District Attorney Tuttle desires a Federal law protecting against "illegal premiums and extortions by bail bond runners"
bk2-106-3 Prohibition 1/17/1930 Trenton Times G. Rowland Monroe, in a speech to the New Jersey Anti-saloon League suggests that prohibition needs to become more of a local issue
bk2-106-4 Trenton Post Office 1/17/1930 Trenton Times States that District Attorney Phillip Forman has finished meeting with land holders in regards to selecting a site for the new post office
bk2-106-5 Prohibition 1/17/1930 Trenton Times US Attorney Forman filed padlock proceedings against an alledged saloon viewable from the Federal Building
bk2-107-1 Prohibition 1/20/1930 New York Evening Journal Prevalency of gambling opportunities in Atlantic City is causing numerous foreclosers and other societal ills while organized crime prospers
bk2-107-2 Prohibition 1/20/1930 New York Evening Journal Explains the threefold reasoning for the New York Evening Journal's expose of Atlantic City's corruption
bk2-107-3 Crime 1/17/1930 Atlantic City Press The previous evenings New York Evening Journal stated that the airport was being used to further the drug smuggling ring in Atlantic City
bk2-107-4 Prohibition 1/18/1930 The New York Times? Cabinet aide proposes that any Federal official who consumes any alcohol would be discharged
bk2-107-5 Prohibition 1/18/1930 Jersey Journal US Attorney Forman files suit against eight alledged saloons
bk2-107-6c Prohibition 1/18/1930 Jersey Journal Federal Judge William Clark will only allow padlocked establishments to reopen when they can prove the legality of their business practices
bk2-107-7c Prohibition 1/16/1930 Jersey Journal Lists alledged salooons to be padlocked and repeats above assertion of Judge Clark in regards to those establishments
bk2-107-8 Law 1/19/1930 The New York Times American Law Institute proposition to make state criminal procedure more uniform
bk2-108,1 Prohibition 1/19/1930 N/A Arrest of Prohibition advocate
bk2-108,2 Prohibition 1/17/1930 Camden Courier Failure to shut off beer in Camden
bk2-108,3 Prohibition 1/18/1930 Camden Courier Camden Brewery raided (editorial)
bk2-108,4 Prohibition 1/20/1930 Trenton Times Embezzler sentenced by Judge Fake
bk2-108,5 Trenton Post Office 1/20/1930 Trenton Times Commisioner Swan discusses land of present Post Office
bk2-109-6 Court 1/23/1930 Camden Courier Two court terms will be held in Camden and the power of the clerk has been expanded
bk2-1-1 Prohibition 1/17/1928?   Picture showing future Prohibition agents how the (Prohibition) law functions
bk2-1-2 Prohibition 1/17/1928   Lauds the work of former District Attorney Walter G. Winnie and his successor James W. McCarthy
bk2-110-1 Prohibition 1/24/1930 Newark News Prohibition Commissioner James M. Doran announces an agreement in regards to the padlock situation
bk2-110-2 Prohibition 1/24/1930 Trenton Times Trenton leaders discusses reporting all "speakeasies" found to prohibition authorities
bk2-110-3 Crime 1/24/1930 New York Evening Journal Story of Mae Manson, which describes her life as a white slave and her experiences on election day
bk2-110-4 Prohibition 1/25/1930 Newark News Several individuals were arrested and alcohol production equipment was seized and destroyed
bk2-110-5 Prohibition 1/25/1930 Newark News Police in Hackensack emptied 97 barrels of beer seized from a 67 year old man into the Hackensack River
bk2-110-6 Prohibition 1/25/1930 Camden Courier US District attorney Phillip Forman initiates padlock proceedings against five saloons
bk2-110-7 Prohibition 1/25/1930 Newark News The Newark Fire Department will supervise the destruction of stills after prohibition agents had been responsible for several fires
bk2-11-1 Prohibition 5/2/1929 Trenton Times According to Mrs. Willebrandt, attorneys should use discretion when applying the Jones Law
bk2-11-2 Prohibition 5/8/1929 Trenton Star Gazette Forman files a bill for padlock proceedings against a saloon in Trenton
bk2-11-4 Bankruptcy 5/18/1929 Ledger Judge Clark recommends changes to bankruptcy proceedings, most notably suggesting stricter laws
bk2-11-6 Prohibition 5/3/1929 W.S. Daily Mrs. Willebrandt states that penalties of the Jones Law were designed to punish violations of the Prohibition Act involving commercialism (Contains Text of Letter)
bk2-11-7 Prohibition 5/11/1929   Judge Fake signs orders to padlock 25 speakeasies in 21 minutes
bk2-1-3 Prohibition 11/17/1928 Trenton Times Judge McCarthy notes that prohibition could be enforced if local authorities had a will to do so
bk2-12-2 Election 5/15/1929 Trenton Times All officers of the Trenton chapter of the Federal Business Assocation were reelected
bk2-12-3 Court 5/18/1929 Ledger Clemente De Macchi found guilty of conspiracy to defraud
bk2-12-4 Prohibition 5/15/1929 Ledger Forest Hart asks for and recieves a jail cell while waiting indictement from a grand jury
bk2-13-1 Prohibition 5/17/1929 Ledger Several men arrested for possession of alcohol
bk2-13-2 Prohibition 5/21/1929   Judge Fake imposes fines ranging from $150 to $500 on prohibition violators
bk2-13-3 Prohibition 5/23/1929 Newark News James Doran discussed New Jersey's unsatisfactory beer situation with Edwin Ross, regional prohibition administrator of New Jersey
bk2-13-4 Prohibition 5/11/1929 Ledger Judge Fake signs orders to padlock 25 speakeasies in 21 minutes
bk2-13-5 Prohibition 5/20/1929 Trenton Times Some administration members feel that prohibition enforcement and prosecution should remain seperated because both are of critical importance
bk2-13-6 Prohibition 5/22/1929 Newark News Three experienced Prohibition agents were transferred to Ohio and a fourth was fired after failing to pass the Civil Service Exam
bk2-13-7 Crime 5/22/1929   One of three men charged with the sale and possession of narcotics alleges that a narcotics officer knocked out two of his teeth
bk2-14-1 Law 5/13/1929 Trenton Times Irving P. Parson was disbarred after he was "indicted and convicted of passing fradulent checks"
bk2-14-2 Crime 5/23/1929 Newark News Three men are convincted of the sale and possession of narcotics
bk2-14-4 Prohibition 5/24/1929 Newark News Judge Fake signs orders to padlock 16 establishments guilty of selling alcohol
bk2-14-7 Prohibition 5/24/1929 Ledger Three men were arrested on charges of transportation and possession of alcohol
bk2-14-8 Crime 5/24/1929 Ledger Judge Fake will sentence three men guilty of the sale and possession of narcotics on 5/27
bk2-14-9 Prohibition 5/25/1929 Newark News The return of Edwin Ross from Washington is marked by seizure of a truck filled with beer and two other raids
bk2-14-10 Sentencing 5/27/1929 Newark News Judge Fake sentences three men guilty of the sale and possession of heroin to five years in prison
bk2-1-6 Prohibition 10/13/1928 Trenton Times Fifteen prohibition agents fail to pass the civil service examination
bk2-1-7 Prohibition 26-Jun   Circuit Court of Appeals rules that the smell of alcohol is not grounds for conducting a raid
bk2-15-1 Prohibition 5/28/1929 Trenton Times Assistant Attorney General Willebrandt resigns in order to take another position
bk2-15-2 Prohibition 5/30/1929 Ledger Federal Agents raid Johnny Yauch's café yielding seven arrests and large quantities of alcohol
bk2-15-3 Prohibition 5/31/1929 New York Evening Journal Changes will occur in the prohibition prosecution and enforcement following the resignation of Mrs. Willebrandt
bk2-15-4 Conference 5/29/1929 Newark News Federal Judge Clark will travel to Geneva to participate in a narcotics forum with other members of the League of Nations
bk2-16-1 Prohibition 6/1/1929 Ledger Raid on West Paterson wildcat plant (brewery) suggests shortage of beer in Northern New Jersey
bk2-16-2 Prohibition 6/2/1929 Newark News (Second half of the article only - indistinguishable)?
bk2-16-3 Prohibition 6/3/1929 Ledger Nationwide the first six months of 1928 versus the last six of 1927 had more cases, less convictions, and fewer fines
bk2-16-4 Prohibition 6/3/1929 Newark News New Jersey did not follow the crime trend of the first six months of 1928 versus the last six of 1927 for the nation
bk2-16-5 Prohibition 6/4/1929 Newark News Saloons are having difficulty finding beer to serve their patrons because of increased efforts by Prohibition agents
bk2-16-6 Prohibition 6/3/1929 Newark News Several individuals were fined or placed on probation for their role in embelzement schemes or alcohol related crimes
bk2-17-1 Prohibition 6/4/1929 Newark News Federal Grand Jury hears the first three cases in New Jersey tried under the Jones Act
bk2-17-2 Prohibition 6/5/1929 Ledger Dr. Doran notes that much "near beer" is still being sold in New Jersey, but improvements have been made, and will continue to be made
bk2-17-3 Prohibition 6/5/1929 Trenton Times Dr. Doran notes that many customers are paying "real beer" prices for "near bear" and Dr. Poulson blamed the "beer situation" on the Federal Judges
bk2-17-4 Resignation 6/7/1929 Trenton Times Assistant Attorney General John Marshall has resigned effective immediately
bk2-17-5 (Picture) Prohibition   Ledger Picture showing Captain Ross greeting Dr. Doran upon his arrival
bk2-17-5a Prohibition   Ledger Dr. Doran comments that Government agents will begin to aid local authorities with prohibition enforcement and that significant progress has been made
bk2-17-6 Prohibition 6/5/1929 Ledger Reverand Poulson places the blame for prohibition enforcement troubles in New Jersey on the laxness of the Federal Judges
bk2-18-1 Prohibition 6/5/1929 Newark News Mrs. Jesse W. Nicholson condemns the transfer of prohibition enforcement from the Treasury to the Justice Department as a wet move to weaken prohibition
bk2-18-2 Prohibition 6/5/1929 Newark News Reverand Poulson places the blame for prohibition enforcement troubles in New Jersey on the laxness of the Federal Judges
bk2-18-3 Appointment 6/12/1929 Newark News William B. Knight, the apparent frontrunner to succeed Judge Bodine is no longer considered a candidate, as such Charles A. Wolverton has emerged as the favorite
bk2-18-4 Prohibition 6/19/1929 Newark News Many saloon propertiors are not succumbing to padlock order, but instead are merely shifting their business to another location
bk2-18-5 Counterfeiting 6/10/1929 Newark News Judge Fake sentenced John Friscia to three years in Federal prison after the defendant pleaded guilty to counterfeiting
bk2-19-1 Appointment 6/12/1929   William B. Knight, the apparent frontrunner to succeed Judge Bodine is no longer considered a viable candidate, but Charles A. Wolverton has emerged as a darkhorse
bk2-19-2 Appeal 6/13/1929 Newark News Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the ruling handed down by the District Court in the case of Charles H. Quig, ruling a new trial to be held
bk2-19-3 Appointment 6/13/1929 Newark News William B. Knight withdraws his candidacy to succeed Judge Bodine on the District Court, with Benjamin F. Havens now considered a favorite
bk2-19-4 Prohibition 6/21/1929 Newark News Ten new agents are appointed to the staff of prohibition administrator Captain Ross, bringing the total number of agents to 60
bk2-19-5 Appointment 6/18/1929 Trenton Times Philip Forman is now considered a viable candidate to succeed Judge Bodine
bk2-19-6 Prohibition 6/25/1929 Newark News John Sheehan, indicted in New York on charges of conspiracy to violate the national prohibition law, appeared before Judge Fake after writs of certioral and habeas corpus were filed
bk2-19-7 Prohibition 6/21/1929 Newark News Judge Fake signs orders to padlock 20 establishments alledgedly guilty of selling alcohol
bk2-19-8 Prohibition 6/25/1929 Newark News Peter Pollack did not appear in court to face a 10 count indictement leading Judge Fake to declare his $5,000 bond forfeited
bk2-19-9 Prohibition 6/22/1929 Trenton Times 405 padlock lock proceedings have been started in New Jersey since the start of the year
bk2-20-1 Sentencing 6/26/1929 New York Evening Journal H. Ely Goldsmith was sentenced to two years in Federal prison for victimizing immigrants and decieving the government
bk2-20-2 Conference 6/26/1929 Newark News Judge Clark returned from the League of Nations reporting the gravity of the drug situation and the need for action
bk2-20-3 Prohibition 6/27/1929 Newark News Judge Runyon signs orders to padlock 13 establishments alledgedly guilty of selling alcohol
bk2-20-4 Prohibition 6/26/1929 Newark News Judge Fake fines Arthur Lozano for transportation and possession of alcohol and presides over the first day of trial for IRS employee Russell H. Assay, charged with accepting a payment
bk2-20-5 Sentencing 7/2/1929 Newark News Judge Fake sentences Edward Dunn to three years probation for concealing and receiving stolen cars at his garage
bk2-20-6 Sentencing 7/2/1929 Ledger Judge Fake grants Edward Dunn lighter sentence because of the Judge's connection to Dunn's family
bk2-20-7 Prohibition 7/2/1929 Jersey Journal Prohibition agents find that a padlocked restaurant was still producing alcohol through the back of the establishment
bk2-20-8 Prohibition 7/2/1929 Ledger Julius Schlinghofer explains to Judge Fake why he was arrested with six gallons of moonshine in his car
bk-21 1 Sentencing 7/2/1929 Jersey Journal Judge Fake grants Edward Dunn lighter sentence because of the Judge's connection to Dunn's family
bk2-2-1 Trenton Post Office 7/4/1929   Washington will likely grant Philip Forman permission to condemn the PA Freight Station and other properties to build the new Trenton Post Office
bk2-21-2 Prohibition 7/2/1929 Newark News United States Commissioner Epstein arraigned two prohibition agents charged with transporting alcohol
bk2-21-3 Prohibition 7/9/1929 Newark News Judges Fake and Runyon sign orders to padlock 52 establishments alledgedly guilty of selling alcohol
bk2-21-4 Prohibition 7/2/1929 Trenton Times Two prohibition agents arrested on charges of transporting alcohol on Long Island
bk2-21-5 Resignation 7/2/1929   Several more of US Attorney Ameli's staff scheduled to leave, adding to a list including two Assistant US Attorneys
bk2-21-6 Prohibition 7/6/1929 Newark News Next week, 88 saloons will be padlocked by Judge Clark
bk2-21-7 Prohibition 7/12/1929 Newark News Judge Runyon affirms the legality of a search and seizure without a warrant when the defendant grants permission to enter
bk2-21-8 Crime 7/13/1929 Newark News Statistics on the number of court cases and the amount of fines
bk2-21-9 Prohibition 7/10/1929 Newark News Judge Fake signs orders to padlock 52 more establishments and Philip Forman vows to continue finding more
bk2-21-10 Sentencing 7/10/1929 Newark News Judge Meekins refused to grant probation to two men in prison for conspiring to conceal assets in bankruptcy
bk2-2-2 Prohibition 1/8/1929   Prohibition administrators and local authorities will try to devise means of closer cooperation
bk2-2-3 Government 2/8/1929   Solicitor General William D. Mitchell describes the framework of the Justice Department
bk2-2-4 Prohibition 3/19/1929 Newark News Captain Ross reports that more arrests are being made and more alcohol being seized by prohibition forces in New Jersey
bk2-22-1 Court Statistics 7/13/1929 Trenton Times Philip Forman files his annual fiscal report showing more fines and business than the year before
bk2-22-2 Sentencing 7/15/1929 Newark News Several court decisions passed down on different cases
bk2-22-3 Appointment 7/17/1929 Trenton Times Former State Senator John B. Avis now appears as the front runner to succeed Judge Bodine
bk2-22-4 Prohibition 7/16/1929   Judge Fake sentences three repeat offenders of the National Prohibition Act to three years in jail and $11,100 in fines
bk2-22-5 Appointment 7/17/1929 Newark News John Avis's name will apparentely head the list of candidates to replace Judge Bodine pending discussions between Senators Edge and Kean
bk2-22-6 Sentencing 7/18/1929 Newark News Orie Mann was sentenced to only 30 days in jail for passing a counterfeit $20 bill
bk2-23-1 Crime 7/17/1929 Newark News Former US Agents Mason Stelle and Samuel E. Verniero were indicted on charges of attempted extortion
bk2-23-2 Prohibition 7/19/1929 Newark News Director Brennan criticizes Judge Simandl's representation of two clients in Federal Court
bk2-23-3 Sentencing 7/18/1929 Jersey Journal Orie Mann was sentenced to only 30 days in jail for passing a counterfeit $20 bill
bk2-23-4 Prohibition 7/20/1929 Newark News Irivington police raid the home of Joseph Petrick finding alcohol and alcohol production materials
bk2-23-5 Prohibition 7/22/1929 Newark News Judge Runyon ordered the release of 9 sailors charged with smuggling after a writ of habeas corpus hearing
bk2-23-6 Prohibition 7/25/1929 Newark News Twelve men indicted on conspiracy to violate the National Prohibition Laws are expected to change their pleas to guilty
bk2-23-7 Crime 7/22/1929 Newark News Police discovered an pipe shop, arrested twenty men, and seized small quanities of opium and paraphernalia
bk2-23-8 Prohibition 7/25/1929 Newark News Harry Kurschner faces a contempt of court charge after agents found alcohol in his padlocked building
bk2-24-1-2 Law 7/19/1929 W.S. Daily Circuit Court of Appeals rules that US Commissioner has no authority to dispose of property seized in enforcement of prohibition
bk2-5 Prohibition 3/19/1929 Newark News Small time offenders of the prohibition law will no longer be tried in Federal Court but instead in county court
bk2-25-1 Crime 7/27/1929 Newark News Federal authorities take a renewed interest in the New Jersey Bankers Securities situation in regard to possible mail fraud
bk2-25-2 Sentencing 7/30/1929 Newark News Judge Fake sentences two men guilty of counterfeiting to eighteen years in prison
bk2-25-3 Sentencing 7/30/1929 Newark News Judge Fake sentences Dr. Samuel Campbell to five years in prison for selling illegal narcotics
bk2-25-4 Prohibition 7/30/1929 Newark News Judge Clark signs orders to padlock 63 establishments alledgedly guilty of selling alcohol
bk2-25-5 Grand Jury "8/1929"   Philip Forman denies claims that a Federal Grand Jury will travel to New York Bay to inspect debris in the water
bk2-25-6 Grand Jury 7/30/1929 Newark News Federal Grand Jury meets about the Passaic Banking situation, but takes no action
bk2-25-7 Court 7/31/1929 Newark News Morris A. Kinstler's fraud trial resumes
bk2-25-8 Court 8/2/1929 Newark News Morris A. Kinstler's fraud trial was adjourned again because of missing financial information
bk2-6 Laws 3/1/1929 Trenton Times Jones bill passed by Congress sets maximum penalty of five years in prison or $10,000 fine for violation of prohibition
bk2-7 Prohibition "3/1929" Newark News Judges Fake and Runyon sign orders to padlock 53 establishments alledgedly guilty of selling alcohol
bk2-26-2 Prohibition 8/17/1929? Observer Federal agent raids Hoboken home, arrests two, and discovers equipment to produce alcohol
bk2-26-3 Prohibition 8/6/1929 Newark News Judge Fake levies $16,895 in fines as 74 plead guilty to violating prohibition
bk2-26-4 Crime "8/1929"   Editorial discussing the inequities of rich versus poor defendents in reference to Clarke banking scandal
bk2-26-5 Prohibition 8/5/1929 Newark News Judge Fake levied $8,450 in fines and finished 157 cases by noon
bk2-26-6 Immigration 8/17/1929 Newark News Circuit of Appeals will decide whether Italian man can remain in America with the rest of his naturalized family
bk2-27-1 Court Statistics 8/14/1929 Trenton Times US Attorney Charles H. Tuttle issues his annual report, noting his office made over $1,000,000
bk2-27-2 Grand Jury 8/16/1929 Newark News Philip Forman states that the Federal Grand Jury will inspect the Passaic River if it is within Federal jurisdiction
bk2-27-3 Grand Jury 8/21/1929 Newark News Federal Grand Jury inspects the Port of Newark and the New York City Harbor in order gather firsthand information on the extent of polluion
bk2-27-4 Grand Jury 8/21/1929 Newark News Federal Grand Jury recommends that an increased emphasis should be placed on arresting the "higher-ups" of prohibition violators
bk2-27-5 Prohibition 8/22/1929 Newark News Acting Deputy Commissioner of Prohibition William J. Calhoun is conducting an investigation at the New Jersey Prohibition Headquarters
bk2-28-1 (Picture) Grand Jury 8/21/1929 Ledger Picture showing Federal Grand Jury inspecting pollution in the Port of Newark and New York harbor
bk2-28-2 Prohibition 8/21/1929 New York Herald Tribune Federal Grand Jury criticizes methods of prohibition agents, noting that the "Higher-ups" seem to escape prosecution
bk2-28-3 Prohibition 8/22/1929 Newark News Colonial Inn and Hoboken Place owners face contempt of court charges after allegedly violating padlock injunctions
bk2-28-5 Prohibition 8/22/1929 Newark News Federal Grand Jury indicts twelve men that allegedly operated five large distillery plants in Southern Jersey
bk2-28-6 Prohibition 8/23/1929 Newark News Prohibition Agents raid a beer plant in Trenton, arrest 7, and secure 125 barrels of beer
bk2-29-1 Prohibition 8/24/1929 Newark News Details the history of New Jersey prohibition administrators
bk2-29-2 Grand Jury 8/22/1929 Newark News Grand Jury will present their views on Newark Bay and New York Harbor on 9/24/29, which appear to be only mildly critical
bk2-30-1 Prohibition 8/23/1929 Newark News Captain Edwin Ross will be replaced as Prohibition administrator of New Jersey soon after September 5
bk2-30-2 Prohibition 8/24/1929 Newark News Reverand Poulson charged Captain Ross's ouster as "outrageous" and blamed state/local politics for the Prohibition problems in New Jersey
bk2-30-3 Construction 8/23/1929 Newark News In order to construct the new Newark Post Office, the Government will acquire the necessary land in six months by either purchase or condemnation
bk2-30-4 Prohibition 8/23/1929 Newark News Captain Edwin Ross will be replaced as Prohibition administrator of New Jersey soon after September 5, William Calhoun assumes power in the meantime
bk2-3-1 Law 3/6/1929 Newark News Judge Bodine again condemns the practice of defense attorneys and the district attorneys office for unnecessary plea agreements
bk2-3-2 Prohibition 3/6/1929 Newark News Judge Bodine expresses surprise that Maine was still having difficulty enforcing prohibition
bk2-3-3 Reversal 3/16/1929 Trenton Times Court of Appeals reverses decision in Noxon Product case
bk2-31-1,2 (Picture) Resignation 8/23/1929 Newark News Reverend Poulson leaves his post as superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of New Jersey to become a pastor
bk2-31-3,4 Prohibition 8/24/1929 Newark News William J. Calhoun is already fighting the beer industry by staging a raid and planning to revoke permits
bk2-31-5 Appointment 9/4/1929 Trenton Times John B. Avis is expected to succeed Judge Bodine pending formal appointment by President Hoover
bk2-32-1 Prohibition 9/4/1929 Newark News Federal Grand Jury will investigate the alledged disapperance of numerous cases of rum
bk2-32-2 Prohibition 9/5/1929 Newark News Federal Grand Jury decides that no evidence exists to suggest that any rum had disappeared
bk2-32-3 Appointment 9/5/1929 Ledger John B. Avis is expected to be appointed to succeed Judge Bodine shortly
bk2-32-4 Prohibition 9/6/1929 Newark News James Doran removes Captian Ross as prohibition administrator where interim administrator Calhoun will continue to serve
bk2-32-5 Prohibition 9/5/1929 Newark News Captain Ross returns from his vacation and still remains as head of the prohibition administration
bk2-32-6 Prohibition 9/5/1929 Ledger Prohibition agents raided a farm in Fairfield finding two men producing alcohol and large amounts
bk2-32-7 Prohibition 9/5/1929 Trenton Times Captain Ross fails to continue serving as prohibition administrator after his month long leave of absence
bk2-32-8 Prohibition 9/4/1929 Trenton Times Two agents that engaged in a fist fight were transferred to Washington and New York
bk2-32-9 Prohibition 9/7/1929 Newark News William Calhoun will need to appoint an assistant administrator in charge of permits
bk2-33-1 (Letter Transcript) Civil Service 9/8/1929 Hoboken News Billy Verdon criticizes the work of Civil Service Comissioner Carl Ruhlmann in a stinging letter
bk2-33-2 Appointment 9/9/1929 Trenton Times President Hoover nominates John Boyd Avis to replace Judge Bodine
bk2-33-3 Prohibition 9/7/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents seize a variety of different types of alcohol in a Newark raid
bk2-33-4 Military 9/7/1929 Newark News Philip Forman returns to work after a two week absence spent in the reserve corps camp at Governor's Island
bk2-3-4 (Picture) Court 3/6/1929   Picture showing Judge Runyon presiding over a trial on his birthday
bk2-3-5 Prohibition 3/14/1929 Home News New Jersey prohibition cases has a low percent conviction average compared to the national one
bk2-34-1 Prohibition 9/12/1929 Newark News William Calhoun, according to his old staff, will make a very effective probation administrator
bk2-34-2 Prohibition 9/9/1929 Trenton Times William Calhoun announces that he has received permentant appointment to serve as prohibition administrator
bk2-34-3 Appointment 9/9/1929 Newark News President Hoover nominates John Boyd Avis to replace Judge Bodine
bk2-34-4 Appointment 9/9/1929 Trenton Times President Hoover nominates John Boyd Avis to replace Judge Bodine
bk2-34-5 Prohibition 9/14/1929 Newark News Judge William Clark orders the arrest of six men that allegedly ignored a court order to cease
bk2-34-6 Prohibition 9/10/1929 State Gazette Defends the work of Captain Ross by noting the extreme difficulties associated with making New Jersey dry
bk2-34-7 Prohibition 9/13/1929 Trenton Times William Calhoun notes that he is confident he can achieve enforced prohibition in New Jersey despite the state's reputation
bk2-35-1 Prohibition 9/10/1929 Newark News George W. Crabbe will likely succeed Reverend Poulson as superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of New Jersey
bk2-35-2 Crime 9/18/1929 Trenton Times Five men arrested on allegations that they fostered drug use by youths of Trenton
bk2-35-3 Prohibition 9/19/1929 Observer Federal agents raid three locations in Hudson County discovering alcohol and production equipment
bk2-35-4 Prohibition 9/9/1929 Newark News James Doran announces that William Calhoun has received permentant appointment to serve as prohibition administrator
bk2-35-6 Prohibition 9/20/1929   Federal agents arrested Charles Pensick after raiding a saloon and seizing large quantities of alcohol
bk2-35-7 Prohibition 9/12/1929 Trenton Times Judge Clark proposes a new policy whereby bootleggers can plead guilty for lesser penalties or risk maximum penalties from a jury trial
bk2-35-8 Appointment 9/18/1929 Trenton Times Senate is expected to confirm the appointment of John Boyd Avis to replace Judge Bodine
bk2-35-9 Appointment 9/26/1929 Newark News Anti-Saloon League of New Jersey expects Dr. McBride to nominate successor to Reverend Poulson
bk2-3-6 Prohibition 3/6/1929 Newark News Philip Forman will wait for Attorney General to give his opinion on enforcement of the Jones Law
bk2-3-7 Prohibition 3/20/1929 Newark Star Eagle Philip Forman considers having police present their evidence in prohibition cases to a county grand jury
bk2-36-1a (Headline) Prohibition 9/18/1929 Trenton Times Customs officials will end the policy of patting down passengers entering the country
bk2-36-2 Prohibition 9/24/1929 Newark News William J. Calhoun will likely appoint Joseph Quillan assistant administrator of New Jersey's Prohibition Unit
bk2-36-3 Prohibition 9/24/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents seize a truck with 75 barrels of beer
bk2-36-4 Prohibition 9/20/1929 Trenton Times Judge Clark states his opinion against private cases in court noting that any information should be turned over to the government
bk2-36-5 Prohibition 9/23/1929 Trenton Times William J. Calhoun reveals creation of confidential unit to do undercover investigation
bk2-36-6 Resignation 9/25/1929 Trenton Times Fred Herrigel resigns post as assistant US attorney
bk2-37-1 Prohibition 9/21/1929 Newark News Judge Clark proposes jail time for padlock violators
bk2-37-2 Miscellaneous 9/22/1929 Sunday Times Story describing life and work of Phillip Forman
bk2-37-3 Prohibition 9/23/1929 Newark News Judge Clark sentences two men to 6 months in jail under the Jones Law
bk2-37-4 Resignation 9/25/1929 Newark News Fred Herrigel resigns post as assistant US attorney
bk2-37-5 Prohibition 9/21/1929 Paterson Morning Call Lauds Phillip Forman for padlocking establishments violating prohibition or other laws
bk2-37-6 Miscellaneous 9/29/1929 Newark News Post Office elevator malfuctions and is shut down
bk2-37-7 Prohibition 9/26/1929 Newark News Federal agents raid an establishment at the behest of Rutgers
bk2-38-1a Prohibition 9/27/1929 Newark News James K. Shields chosen to succeed Reverend Poulson as superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League
bk2-38-2 Prohibition 9/26/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents raid United Singers' Grove and other establishments suspected of violating prohibition
bk2-38-3 Prohibition 9/27/1929 Newark News Judge Clark padlocks 100 establishments clearning the court docket
bk2-38-4 Prohibition 9/30/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents stage large weekend assault on alcohol production, storage
bk2-39-1 Prohibition 9/28/1929 Newark News Judge Clark suggests padlock proceedings come under Hobart Law
bk2-39-2 Sentencing 9/30/1929 Newark News Judge Fake sentences four men to jail for stealing $50,000 worth of silk
bk2-39-3 Prohibition 9/27/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents raid a Kearny establishment suspected of selling alcohol
bk2-39-4 Prohibition 10/14/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents seize 41 cases of high powered beer from Newark Brewery
bk2-39-5 Funding "10/1929" Newark News Phillip Forman would welcome more funding for his office/courts
bk2-39-6 Prohibition 10/7/1929 Newark News Five men arrested after a raid on their brewery have their conspiracy charge dismissed
bk2-39-7 Funding 10/9/1929 Newark News Phillip Forman is in favor of Chief Justice Taft's recommendation of more funding for the courts
bk2-39-8 Prohibition 10/7/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents seize two railroad cars filled with beer
bk2-39-9 Appointment 10/3/1929 Trenton Times Senate confirms the appointment of John Boyd Avis
bk2-40-1 Prohibition 10/9/1929 Newark News Reverend James K. Shields opposes view held by Ms. Garrison that Prohibition is a failure
bk2-40-3 Funding 10/10/1929 Trenton Times Attorney General recommends more funding for staffing to relieve congestion on court dockets
bk2-40-4 Prohibition 10/9/1929 Newark News Prohibition agents seize alcohol and production equipment in Trenton and Newark
bk2-40-5 Prohibition 10/10/1929 Newark News Federal agents arrest three men for possession of and serving alcohol
bk2-40-6 Prohibition 10/10/1929 Trenton Times Judge Clark proposes sentencing of man charged with operating still
bk2-40-7 Prohibition 10/10/1929 Trenton Times Trenton policeman arrests John Bernstein for transporting 110 cases of gin
bk2-40-8 Prohibition 10/10/1929 Newark News Trenton policeman arrests John Bernstein for transporting 110 cases of gin
bk2-4-1 Prohibition 3/18/1929 New York Evening Journal Editorial suggesting Anti-Saloon League to blame for prohibition problems
bk2-4-2 Prohibition 3/20/1929 Trenton Times Editorial questioning the cost of prohibition when considering health care needs
bk2-41-1 Prohibition 10/10/1929 Trenton Times Five men arrested on charges of a hit and run of a Metuchen police officer
bk2-41-2 Appointment 10/12/1929   Pending approval by the Attorney General, Horace C. Jeffers will replace Fred Harrigel Jr.
bk2-41-3 Prohibition 10/15/1929 Trenton Times Police arrest Joseph Lucidi for transportation of alcohol
bk2-41-4 (Picture) Appointment 10/15/1929 Newark News Horace C. Jeffers has been appointed to replace Fred Harrigel Jr.
bk2-41-5 Appointment 10/11/2029 Trenton Times Senators Edge and Kean recommend to the Attorney General that he appoint Horace C. Jeffers
bk2-41-6 Appointment 10/11/1929 Trenton Times Edwin S. Ross will succeed Andrew McCampbell as prohibition chief of Buffalo
bk2-41-7 Prohibition 10/15/1929 Trenton Times Judge Clark imposes $500 fine on Michael Cantor for operating an illegal alcohol plant
bk2-41-8 Prohibition 10/15/1929 Newark News Judge Fake sentences Frank Donato to 90 days in Passaic County Jail
bk2-42-1 Prohibition 10/15/1929 Trenton Times Federal agents arrest Nathan Aroniss on charges of participating in a bootlegging ring
bk2-42-2 Prohibition 10/15/1929 Trenton Times Judge Dawson instructs Grand Jury to indict both buyer and seller of alcohol if warranted by the evidence
bk2-42-3 Prohibition 10/15/1929 Trenton Times Atlantic City coast guards seize $35,000 worth of alcohol
bk2-42-4 Prohibition 10/16/1929 Trenton Times Forman files applications to padlock 11 more establishments
bk2-42-5 Prohibition 10/16/1929 Trenton Times Over past three day period, over $25,000 worth of alcohol confiscated by authorities
bk2-42-6 Prohibition 10/16/1929 Trenton Times Senator Sheppard proposes to ask Attorney General Mitchell whether the buyer of alcohol can be prosecuted
bk2-42-7 Prohibition 10/15/1929 Trenton Times Authorities believe rum-runners are establishing another booze supply station off New Jersey Coast
bk2-4-3 Prohibition 3/18/1929 New York Evening Journal Editorial suggesting Anti-Saloon League to blame for prohibition problems
bk2-43-1 Prohibition "10/1929" The American Issue Article lauds the work of Calhoun, Forman, Judge Clark, and Prosecutor Drewen
bk2-4-4 Prohibition 3/19/1929 Hudson Dispatch Senator Edge is responsible for resignation George Biehl from the Hudson County Board of Elections
bk2-4-5 Appointment 11/23/1929 Trenton Times Editorial supporting promotion of Judge Bodine to State Supreme Court
bk2-44-1 Prohibition 10/16/1929 Trenton Times Federal Agent arrests Abe Mogul on charges of illegal possession and transportation of alcohol
bk2-44-2 Prohibition 10/17/1929 Trenton Gazette Philip Levine turns himself into authorities after being named in warrant for violating dry law
bk2-44-3 (Cartoon) Prohibition 10/17/1929 New York World Cartoon commenting on quickly clearing court dockets
bk2-44-4 Crime 10/17/1929 Trenton Times Federal agents believe they have captured leader of white slave ring and saved girl from white slavery
bk2-44-5 Prohibition 10/17/1929 Trenton Times Federal agents arrest Abe Mogul and Philip Levine turns himself into authorities
bk2-44-6 Promotion 10/18/1929 Trenton Times Phillip Forman accepts commission as major in JAG Reserve Corps
bk2-44-7 Prohibition 10/18/1929 Trenton Times Levine released after posting $5,000 bail
bk2-45-1 Appointment 10/17/1929 Philadelphia Inquirer John Boyd Avis sworn in to replace Judge Bodine
bk2-45-2 Prohibition 10/17/1929 New York Evening Journal Senator Sheppard proposes to ask Attorney General Mitchell whether the buyer of alcohol can be prosecuted
bk2-46-1 Prohibition 10/17/1929 Trenton Times Prohibition agents believe to have destroyed $1,000,000 rum smuggling ring based in New Jersey
bk2-46-2 Prohibition 10/17/1929 New York Evening Journal? Notes that smuggling ring was international with offices in Canada and England
bk2-47-1 Disbarment 10/31/1929 Trenton Times State Board of Bar Examiners recommends the disbarment of J. Irving Davidson
bk2-47-2 Prohibition 10/17/1929 Trenton Times Attorney General says that a case must go to Supreme Cour to decide whether buyer of alcohol can be prosecuted
bk2-48-1 Prohibition 10/17/1929 Trenton Star Gazette Major Seizures From Raids