Thursday, February 4, 2021

Hilda Devins, Badger Game Dame – Pennsylvania, 1926

FULL TEXT: After confessing to police had played a “badger game” in Hagerstown successfully, Harold Sheffield, 23, Fort Littlejohn, and Hilda Divens, 22, Knobsville, were charged with serious offenses today and held for a hearing in police court.
The couple were arrested yesterday when they attempted to repeat the game on Harrisburg man who was enticed to the rooms of the girl at 224 Chestnut street. The couple had been living here as man and wife, although the girl is single and Sheffield said he left his wife in Beaver Falls two months ago.
[“Pair In ‘Badger Game’ Try Held On Serious Charge,” Harrisburg Telegraph (Pa.), Sep. 26, 1926, p. 1]


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