From the Davenport Iowa, Jul 19, 1925
Big Hooch Kettle Is Found During Raid in Northwest Section Sheriff Martin, Prohibition Officer Muhs and Deputy Sheriffs Jensen and Scharfenberg Takev Still, Mash, Finished Product and Brewing Equipment at 1329 Washington Street Pat Hirl and Otto Wilhelm, of McCausland, Arrested When Liquor Is Found. Three violators of tho dry laws wero caught in a -series -series of raids last night when Sheriff Martin, Federal Prohibition Officer Roy Muhs and Deputy Sheriffs Jensen and Scharfenberg visited one home in (nortbwest Davenport and the sheriff and his deputies raided two places in McCausland. George Katarahias, 1320 Washington Washington street, was arrested at 10:30 last night following a raid on his home where officers found a 30-gallon 30-gallon 30-gallon still In operation. Two hundred hundred and fifty gallons of mash were found in the basement. Four gallons gallons of moonshine whisky were seized as was an assortment of equipment for coloring and bottling tho finished product. The owner was taken to jail and failed to furnish furnish bond. "Northwest Davenport is going wet again," said Prohibition Officer Officer Muhs, "despite reports which are current to the effect that that section of the city is very dry." Pat Hirl, ot McCausland, -was -was arrested arrested when officers visited his meat market shortly after 6 o'clock last night when they found a small quantity ot liquor. Hiri was arrested arrested the last week in May and was fined S300 on a charge ot illegal illegal possession of liquor. Otto Wilhelm. also ot McCausland. McCausland. where lie operates a pool hall and soft drink bar, was also visited by the sheriff's force. They found a half-pint half-pint half-pint of hooch and 30 bottles of homo brew all of which was confiscated. confiscated. Both will be arraigned Jlondny.