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Blue laws Part 3: Accused businesses have their day in court - Ocean City Sentinel: History

Blue laws Part 3: Accused businesses have their day in court

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Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:23 am

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Sentinel-Ledger reported Aug. 27, 1963 that Edward Cornman, owner of a marina and sporting goods store, and his salesman, Howard Lamley, swore out complaints against undercover detectives the city hired to investigate whether businesses complied with the Sunday blue laws.

Cornman and Lamley claimed the detectives were operating in Ocean City in violation of section 6 of the Sunday law because they “engaged in worldly employment or business not permitted” by other sections of the Sunday law.

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