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Title: Herry L. Kramer Sentence Susppended
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Harry L. Kramer’s Sentence Suspended Submitted by Walter Salts West Lebanon, IN Taken from July 19, 1928 Fountain Warren Democrat "Harry L. Kramer, former owner of the Mudlavia hotel at Kramer and of the Sterling Remedy Company in the city, who was given a federal sentence last September for using the mails to defraud, has had the sentence suspended, he having been adjudged innocent. The Lafayette Courier Journal of yesterday had the fallowing to say in regard to the matter: “Harry L. Kramer, formerly of Mudlavia and Lafayette, has had federal court sentence and fine suspended in Los Angeles, Calif., according to information receive here by Mrs. Kramer in a letter from her son, Bob Kramer of Cleveland. According to the letter, the presiding judge in the trial stated that he was convinced of Kramer’s innocence. “Kramer was convicted last September in the U.S. district court at Los Angeles, along with F.G. Lewis, prominent promoter, on charges using the mails to defraud in the promotion of an alleged fake magazine circulation scheme, Kramer was fined a total of $4,750 on seven counts and sentenced to two years in federal prison, and Lewis was dealt with more severely. It was said then that Kramer had gone to Lewis’ for when he was in trouble. Kramer formerly owned Mudlavia and the Sterling Manufacturing Company Attica, which made Cascarets.”

Date: 7/19/1928
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Author: Walter Salts
Record ID: 00003251
Type: Artifact
Source Archive: Hunter Family
Date Entered: 6/11/2013
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Entered By: WCHS

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