Tag: Samuel M. Shay

  • Father, Son Win Claims Against Truck Driver

    Father, Son Win Claims Against Truck Driver

    Camden Courier-Post – February 2, 1938 Woodbury, February 1. — A jury in Supreme Court today awarded.$1500 to Eugene Szostak, Sr., of National Park, and the same amount for his son, Eugene, Jr., six, for injuries sustained by the boy when he was struck by a truck while playing on St. James Walk near his…

  • Truck Owner Cleared In Injuries to Boy, 6

    Truck Owner Cleared In Injuries to Boy, 6

    Camden Courier-Post – February 1, 1938 Woodbury, Jan. 31 — A truck owner was absolved of liability today In a suit In the Supreme Court to recover damages for injuries suffered by a six-year-old National Park boy last June. Judge Samuel M. Shay directed a verdict in favor of Burt Casey, National Park florist, but…

  • 6 To Make Pleas Next Monday to Murder Charges

    6 To Make Pleas Next Monday to Murder Charges

    Camden Courier-Post – September 30, 1933 Baldwin Will Move for Speedy Trials Before Judge Shay Number Largest in Last 20 Years Several Reported Ready to Throw Themselves on Mercy of Court Six alleged slayers will appear in Camden Criminal Court Monday to enter pleas to indictments. That is the largest number of persons charged with…

  • Schiller Indicted on Murder Charge

    Schiller Indicted on Murder Charge

    Camden Courier-Post – September 20, 1933 Slain Politician’s Son Must Stand Trial for Killing of Father William Schiller, 30-year-old former summer cop, was indicted for murder today and must stand trial for the fatal shooting of his father, Jacob Schiller, 72, well-known and well-liked politician. The indictment was one of 39 true bills in a…

  • Ex-Policeman Who Turned Bandit Jailed 18 Months for $70 Holdup

    Ex-Policeman Who Turned Bandit Jailed 18 Months for $70 Holdup

    Camden Courier-Post – August 16, 1933 DESERTER OF CHILD MUST SHUN WOMEN TO KEEP FROM CELL 10 Lawbreakers Imprisoned Out of 12 Arraigned Before Judge Shay ALIBI FAILS GUN TOTER Five state prison sentences, four “light” terms in the county jail, a fine, a suspension of sentence and a sending of a youth to reform…

  • Five Women Faint As Court Jails Men

    Five Women Faint As Court Jails Men

    Camden Courier-Post – August 16, 1933 Turmoil Caused as Judge Acts to End Vandalism in County A court room crowded to the doors was thrown into a turmoil of excitement yesterday when five women became hysterical upon hearing Judge Samuel M. Shay impose prison terms on three men who pleaded guilty to vandalism in special…

  • 4 Judges Guests On Lawyers Cruise

    4 Judges Guests On Lawyers Cruise

    Camden Courier-Post – June 30, 1933 Camden Attorneys Go With Cumberland County Bar on Trip in Bay Millville, June 29. — A number of South Jersey jurists were guests to day of the Cumberland County Bar Association on a cruise of Delaware bay and a fishing trip. Among them were Judge Samuel M. Shay, Camden;…

  • Mothers Hysterical in Boy Vandal Trial

    Mothers Hysterical in Boy Vandal Trial

    Camden Courier-Post – June 29, 1933 Refuses Leniency to Sons, Blames Hartmann, Who Hits Back, Charges Inconsistency and Reveals Threat Hysterics among three mothers, one of whom fainted, as their young sons were held for court yesterday inspired another attack on Police Judge Garfield Pancoast by Frank J. Hartmann, Jr., secretary of the North Camden…

  • New Citizens Graduate From Y.M.C.A. Classes

    New Citizens Graduate From Y.M.C.A. Classes

    Camden Courier-Post – June 24, 1933 Diplomas and certificates were awarded 25 graduates of the Y.M.C.A. naturalization class last night. They were presented by Herman Hensgen, chairman of the naturalization committee. The new citizens recently were naturalized by U.S. Judge John Boyd Avis and County Judge Samuel M. Shay. Hensgen delivered the address of welcome.…

  • Klosterman Boys Found Guilty In Numbers Case

    Klosterman Boys Found Guilty In Numbers Case

    Camden Courier-Post – June 22, 1933 Camden Brothers Released in Bail Awaiting Sentence They Are Big Shots,’ Prosecutor Declares Both Defendants Deny Connection With Raided Saloon Joseph and Fred Klosterman were convicted in Camden Criminal Court yesterday of operating a numbers racket. A jury returned a guilty verdict against the two South Camden sportsmen-brothers at…

  • Mysterious Piece of Paper Enlivens Numbers Trial Here

    Mysterious Piece of Paper Enlivens Numbers Trial Here

    Camden Courier-Post – June 21, 1933 Judge Shay Enjoys Verbal Tilt Between Gotshalk and Walter Keown, But it Fails to Enter Into Evidence A mysterious piece of paper yesterday precipitated a verbal battle between Assistant Prosecutor William C. Gotshalk and Defense Attorney Walter S. Keown upon opening of the trial of Joseph and Fred Klosterman…

  • Numbers Writer Sent to Jail for 60 Days

    Numbers Writer Sent to Jail for 60 Days

    Camden Courier-Post – June 20, 1933 Chester Lewandowski, 27, of 1000 Atlantic Avenue, was sentenced to 60 days in the county jail by Judge Samuel M. Shay after he pleaded non vultin Criminal court to possession of numbers lottery slips. City detectives arrested Lewandowski two months ago.

  • Man Given 30 Days In Stolen Goods Case

    Man Given 30 Days In Stolen Goods Case

    Camden Courier-Post – June 20, 1933 Judge Samuel M. Shay yesterday sentenced Spencer Murray, 52, colored, of 1181 Sycamore Street, to 80 days in the county jail after finding him guilty of receiving stolen goods. Murray is alleged to have sold $2000 worth of copper template stolen April 1 from the Camden Pottery Company, Mt.…

  • 3 Youths Sentenced for Robbery of Store

    3 Youths Sentenced for Robbery of Store

    Camden Courier-Post – June 20, 1933 Pleading guilty to robbery of a chain store at Twenty-seventh and Westfield Avenue, three youths were sentenced yesterday by Judge Samuel M. Shay in Criminal Court. Anthony Scott, 17, of 326 Benson Street, was sent to Rahway Reformatory; Charles Joslin, 19, of 1606 Pierce street, was fined $100, and…

  • Democrats Arrange for ‘Maloney Day’

    Democrats Arrange for ‘Maloney Day’

    Camden Courier-Post – June 20, 1933 July 9 Set for Reception and Picnic to New Revenue Collector “Harry L. Maloney Day” will be celebrated by South Jersey Democrats, Sunday, July 9, when the newly-appointed collector of internal revenue will be guest of honor at a picnic at Silver Lake Park. State leaders of the party…