One Caught in Raid (24 October 1939)

One Caught in Raid

Federal agents from Pittsburgh and Johnstown Monday raided an alleged moonshine still near Fairhope, Somerset County. They said they confiscated 200 gallons of whiskey mash and a quantity of manufacturing paraphernalia. Nathaniel Shroyer, alleged operator, was arrested. Another man escaped

Source: One Caught in Raid, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, 24 October 1939, p. 5.

[This is probably one of Teri’s cousins. Her great-great-grandfather, Nathaniel Shroyer would have been 87, although it would explan how he was caught. – JWK3]

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