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1924 jan 3 koch, arthur

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STAR HOOTCH SLEIJTH RUNS AFOUL OF LAW DETROIT MAYOR IS ORDERED TO TAKE LONG REST Patrolman Arthur Koch, Detroit “Mama Doll” Salesman, Himself in Toils DETROIT, Jan. 3.—Patrolman Arthur Koch, who made something DETROIT, Jan. 3.—Mayor Frank of a reputation as a liquor sleuth by Doremus is in a Detroit hospital posing as a "mama doll” salesman where he will spend three or four and thus getting into homes where weeks of complete rest, it has been lie suspected liquor was being sold, is afoul of the law. He was arrested on a charge of extortion. Koch, according to the complaint of John Morry, a nearbeer saloon into prominence as a substitute for ( Izzy Einstein and Moe Smith, crack federal dry agents. Koch learned j that liquor was being sold in sev-1 era! places by smelling the breaths the of persons emerging therefrom. To fice, get the opportunity to approach near enough to detect possible alco- a holic fumes Koch borrowed matches.1 In a recent court case he was blind- folded and succeeded in identifying whiskey and gin by the smell. j calling of learned. It was asserted that Mayor Doremus suffered a slight relnpse following recovery from his recent illness which necessitated his dropping official duties for a long rest. According to those close to the proprietor, accepted two marked | mayor thore jp nothing criticHi in $10 hills from Morry. Morry then his present condition, called the police station and Koch - --------------was arrested. Morry charges that M’CRA Y TO BE Koch or some time has been threat -\ . f\nvrr ening to arrest him for violation ofj LP 1 C ) ^¿LJi 1 prohibition law and hinted at brib-i cry. j ____ The "mama doll” ruse was only; INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 3. A reso- one of several that brought Kochi lution stating that if Governor Me- JOB IF GUILTY

Clipped from The News-Palladium, 03 Jan 1924, Thu,  Page

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  • 1924 jan 3 koch, arthur

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