Jewel Conley v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jewel Conley v. State
Case Date: 
1937
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Gaming

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
96
Notes / Description: 

Conley was accused of promoting the use of a "gaming device." In playing the stock market, bettors gambled on butter and eggs prices on the Chicago stock market. It appears that one of the venues for ticket-writing was the Bon Ton Pool Room in Chattanooga.