Louisiana and prohibition

C. J. Monroe? of Red River Parish and Bob Barnette also of Red River Parish were charged with keeping a “Blind Tiger” in this title, The Southern Reporter, 1916. I believe that Bob Barnette appealed his conviction and the situation was reversed and discharged.

My grandfather collected Wild Turkey bottles, but I swear, I don’t recall anyone ever saying that he drank! I wonder how those bottles got empty…

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