Max Rothman arrested.
SOCIALITES IN PHILA. RACKETS Philadelphia, Jan. 16--(.T*)—Detective 16--(.T*)—Detective Captain James Ryan arrested arrested two men early today and announced he was questioning them in connection with drive on rackets. Meamvhile, a squad of police was a police ! j called to quell a disturbance be- > tween two groups of men said to represent two rival truck drivers’ unions, and authorities in suburban suburban Ardmore pushed their investigation investigation of a threatening note sent Harry Publicker, alcohol company official demanding .$25,000. • Ryon said the men he arrested were booked as Max Rothman and William Weisberg. Ryan is conducting a drive ordered ordered by Mayor S. Davis Wilson, which the mayor said “will disclose disclose the ramifications of organized organized crime in high places in this vicinity." j Wilson’s statement yesterday! declared that “persons high in soc- ' ial and business life” are involved ! in racketeering, and added that ' “we’ll strike at the head, not the j feet, of thi.«» monstrous crime.” I