Clipped From The Courier-Journal
5 Arrested In Raid On Stills Prohibition Agents Find 1,000 Gallons of Mash In Menifee Menifee County. Special to The Courior-Journal. Courior-Journal. Courior-Journal. Mt. Sterling. Ky.. Jan. 2. Prohibition Prohibition Agents Griffin. John White, W. L. White and W. C. Manning made a raid on Spawes Creek In Menifee County today and destroyed two fifty gallon copper stills, about 1,000 gallons gallons of mash and property designed for manufacture of liquor. The agents also destroyed fifty gallons of whisky and a lot of beer and singling. Preston Preston Conway was caught operating one of the stills and waa arrested. The agents also arrested James Stapleton, Jesse Hatton- Hatton- VirKil Martin. Bud Rogers, Rogers, who were brought before Commissioner Commissioner Wood in Mt. Sterling. The trial was set for 10 o'clock next Tuesday Tuesday morning. All the men were remanded remanded to jail in default of bail ranging ranging from $1,500 to $3,000. Warrants were also taken out for other parties. The outfits destroyed were genuine copper and two of the best found in many months.