- Robert Noble in County Jail awaiting bail. Noble, a self-proclaimed benefactor of the elderly, was arrested as he entered court to face misdemeanor charges, on a warrant that officers had been trying to serve for days. He was seized and booked and went to jail to await his $1000 bail to be made. Noble was a radio personality who gained loyal followers from an old age pension plan he promoted. Noble and his followers were originally arrested on October 17, 1937 while staging a demonstration near radio station KMTR. Noble was charged with holding a parade without permit, blocking the sidewalk and refusing to disperse on police command. After a lengthy trial, Noble spent five days in jail, he planned to use the time to prepare speeches for a gubernatorial campaign. He said he was pleased that he would have a captive audience at this time
- November 3, 1937
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