"One Month for Whe Whe", Trinidad Guardian, 2 May, 1933, p. 3

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"One Month for Whe Whe", Trinidad Guardian, 2 May, 1933, p. 3
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Collected Transcriptions by Lise Winer
Winer, Lise ( Transcriber )
Prosper, Ellis ( Author, Primary )
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Trinidad Guardian
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Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
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Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad Guardian, 2 May, 1933, p. 3 ONE MONTH FOR WHE WHE. POLICE EXPERT GIVES EVIDENCE By ELLIS PROSPER According to Constable Quashie, whe whe expert of the Trinidad Constabulary, No. 12 (Tiepin), No. 4 (Dead Man), No. 20 (Dog) and No. 6 (Belly) were the whe whe marks which appeared on a piece of cigarette box found on Herman Shave on Marine Square last month. Shave appeared before Mr. F.M. Boland, Acting City Magistrate on Friday, accused by Detective Constable Bruce of being in possession of papers containing whe whe marks and was perempterily imprisoned for one month with hard labour. Constable Bruce told the Court that he searched Shave in a liquor establishment and found 45 cents, three pieces of cigarette box, a piece of match box and a lead pencil in Shave's pocket. He said he found No. 12, which represented Tiepin, on which six cents were betted, No. 4 representing Dead Man on which seven cents were betted, No. 20, representing Dog, on which three cents were betted, and No. 4, representing Belly on which six cents were betted. Shave in evidence admitted that two pieces of cigarette box, and the piece of match box were found on him, but denied that the piece of cigarette box containing the marks was found on him.