Court Reporter

by Laurel | February 10th, 2007

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 10 Feb 1922.]

George Brown Pleads Not Guilty in District Court

Holyoke, February 10.—George Brown, 17, of 45 View street, pleaded not guilty in the district court this morning to the charge of driving away a car without the owner’s permission. Brown is alleged to have been with Herman Moreau when the automobile owned by Dr. T. J. Shinkwin was “borrowed.” The hearing was set for the 16th.

Dennis O’Connor of 36 View street pleased not guilty to trespass and will be given a hearing on the 16th. O’Connor who is chauffeur for a local laundry is alleged to have used the private road to the surgical hospital. Several persons have attempted to make use of the roadway on their own business and complaint was made to put a stop to it.

In the civil side of the court hearings in the cases of Stanley Wajnarowski against John Moskel and contra were begun and continued for further evidence. Decisions were made in the following cases: Preston & Bishop agains Arthur B. Cleveland for $18.55; A. Barowsky against Barney Donetowetz for $35; Paisner & Silver against T. Mekler for $90; August Felsentrager against Harry Suher for $30.

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