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 - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sunday Boy-kin...
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sunday Boy-kin 12-months pay-nients in-vtstigation of Invcs-t:tiating the- in of Sheriff s Raid Discloses LargeQuantityQfWhiskey ? Like Father . . . It's good to be close to your -parents, in most cases, that is. But going to jail with your father, that's another thing. It happened here in General Sessions court yesterday morning when Judge John Rucker sent a 45-year-old fatherandliis 19-year-old son to the work-. house after they failed to pay fines. , . . : ; The father was charged with public drunkenness and will have to serve 20 days. His son was found guilty of driving without a license and must serve 14 days. . Both will be in the clink Christmas morning if their fines are not paid before that Burial Rites For Mrs. McKnight This Afternoon Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock for Mrs. Susie Hawkins McKnight, registered nurse who died at her home here, 819 Crestland avenue, Friday night. Services will be held at East Main street. Church of Christ. George DeHoff , minister of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral home. Mrs. McKnight was the wife of Ben McKnight She was a daughter' of Mrs. Allie Ray Couch Hawkins of Nashville and the late Sam E. Hawkins, : She had-been nurse here for 26 years, including 10 years at Rutherford hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving, In "addition' i6"er mother and husband, are a daughter, Miss Betty King McKnight of Murfreesboro; two sisters, Mrs, W. H. Fathera and Mrs, AI D. Kerr, both of Nashville, and a brother, Ernest B. Hawkins of Louisville. Wade Urges Safety In Tree Lighting Sheriff George Sharpe, said he, his deputy and three state Alcho-lie; Tax Unit agents Friday night made the largest haul " of illicit whiskey found in the possesion of a Rutherford county person in several months when they raided a Silver Hill community store. Sheriff Sharpe said Clyde "Shy" LAlsup, about 40, has been arrested and chai'jcd with the sale of, and with possessing whiskey. Alsup is GEORGE SHARP free on bond 'awaiting trial in General Sessions court Monday morning. . The exact amount of whiskey taken in the raid was not disclosed but was known to have been a large quanity of several gallons. A few minutes before the raid one of the ; Alcoholic Tax Unit agents succeeded in purchasing 12 one-half gallon jars of Moonshine whiskey ,from Alsup, the sheriff stated. Following the purchase by the officer, the party of five men searched the premises f the store and found both moonshine and the regular taxed whiskey. Sharpe said the moonshine was found in Half gallon "jars' and was "hfctdeh In a garage across the Ltbanon highway, from the store. More whiskey was found just outside the store building, he said. . Along on the raid were Deputy Houston Carlton and agents E. M. Hawkins, Tom Anderson and Bill Watkins. The iheriff said the. success of the raid was largely due to .the work of the three agents' who had been investigating the case for some time before actual raid was launched. no on to and atomic -- advised any hot o-Tisome-ther the a ed a Pol-, the of Fire the the W. and said go

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  1. The Daily News-Journal,
  2. 16 Dec 1951, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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