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21 NABBED IN SMASH AT LARGE RUM_RING Woman Official of Kansas- City Held as Book, Book, keeper for Group . CAPONE FORCES SEEN, AS BACK OF COMBINE of with in in Fir a The T£_. Charges Filed Against . Men Now in-Federal Prison Prison at Leavenwortfr KANSAS'CUT,'May 27 (A?) -Miss -Miss Rosemary Lyons, -city delinquent delinquent tax collector! vy.'as arrested here today on a federal warrant charging conspiracy to violate the prohibition · law. Chet Keyes, assistant ^ district attorney, said Miss Lyons was jookkeeper for an alleged liquor ring operating in seven states. Her arrest followed that of twen- ;y men last night. Federal authorities said conv- plaints growing out of the activi-- ·jes, of the alleged liquor ring have have b e e n filed against Broom, whom they term_a millionaire millionaire liquor wholesaler, andv three Wichita men, all serving sentences in the federal penitentiary at Leavenworth. * The Wichitans are Max Cohen, Jim Stiff and Glick Hilbert- Authorities Authorities said the four men will be returned from the'penitentiary; for arraignment here. Expects More Arrests Chet A. Keyes, assistant United States, district attorney, said the arrest- of twenty: men here last night, and the filing of charges r ~ against the four men in the feder- al penitentiary probably would he'- - -followed by the arrest of others 1 in New York, Chicago and Wichita. Wichita. , - ' ' * , Federal authorities , asserted 1 that the existence of an. ^^ e 5^ liquor ring \hercv; could be to the **·**-· *~-- · ^ f any m filed by in was petition - (A. Chicago racketeer,- 'and iis tempt to gain a foothold in.--*"' large city in the country. -. - -~" The agents asserted they_ had j broken, up a wholesale liquor. ,j ring operating in · seven -middle-" western states with the arrests and. seizure of records here last night and today. ' -., - - | Officers said tbe roundup cli-- -} maxed. eighteen months of'invest- igation under the direction of-H. L Duncan, special agent, ^whicb. indicated the Capone ring of Chicago Chicago was a source of raw alco- r hoL $500,000 Business Nine of the men, alleged leaders of the ring whose business, agents said, had totalled §500,000 fcr'th« last five months were arrested at a downtown hotel. The others, including June Kathrens, operator, of a trucking fleet as the head-^ ^ of a storago and transfer com- . pany, were taken in custody la.«r- The assistant district attorney, ^ said the government's case was and alcohol,' agents re- .., was imported from the -mx and eastern points by th« Carload and processed for distribution distribution in Kansas, · Missouri, Ok- ^ lahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Iseb- ^ raska and. Texas. Kathrens obtained his release on bond. The others were "hlld- for the,government" m jail. The, nine first arrested were Robert Carnahan, Joe Pete, Guy Brock. Frank Mulloy, Ralph Rosenberg, Leopold Schwarz, Lawrence Ci- - polla, William A. Cacy, and William William Michael-- ' Officers said the alliance was formed about eight months ago following a disagreement which, bad threatened to cause * hoot- leggers' war: ported

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  1. Moberly Monitor-Index,
  2. 27 May 1931, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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