Kenneth Shephard

DESCRIPTION: Shepherd's liquor smuggling is uncovered by Bonne Bay customs. He sails his schooner away, though it had been under guard. The police find and arrest him at home in Brig Bay. He is sentenced to nine months, "paid a few dollars and only spent three"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Guigne)
KEYWORDS: crime prison punishment trial sea ship drink police
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigne, pp. 230-232, "Kenneth Shephard" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9977
cf. "Captain Shepherd" (character)
NOTES [14 words]: Not the song indexed as "Captain Shepherd," but apparently about the same smuggler. - BS
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