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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 4, 1920 M A hnr AKI1 mil BOOTLEGGER CLAN -OF PHOENIX droT,a,t,';,,SVa,tr'r' ovywhore. and not a tui .uln1tPr approaching; and the Vhh bon4lol whiskey at the lowest sinro f h.oen,ciins -h!'e experienced ?ho ? ,15Ta, ,,eta sfrt for sure, the local dealers, in the thirst-queneh-hcpior -e racki,,- their brains for nlholii of Kelting their wares Past the watchful eye of the law. Nearly every conceivable method has been tried in tie eounty. frequentl Hccc8sfuUy for a time, only to end in tl.e capture of the man or men and their supply of Roods. According to officers, there are threo classes of bootles?Rers: Those who sell the real or alleged bonded limiid, those Vrjo pell the moonshine product made by some one else, and those who make the 'mocnshino" and sell it. Kach of these three classes match their wits against the law only to come to prief when their business is bankrupted bv the officers. Among the most notable caes in i -hoenix of getting liquor to the sellers of whiskey made before prohibition l-eeame and "honest to goodness thing, YEa ne caso oC the hot water bottles. A rubber hot water bottle made a dan dy thing to ship it in, and for a lonrr time a steady stream of liquor flowed into Phoenix through an endless chain of bottles. These bottles were filled with whiskey, the plug screwed in and sealed with sealins? wax. Placed in a trunk fhey made ideal containers, for the rubber could not be broken bv the jarring knocks the trunk received en route. The chain was finally broken vhen the officers found twenty of the bottles under the closet floor in a local rooming house. Secret Tank in Car Tried Another ingenious bootlegger brought his wares into the city in the seat of an automobile, but he, like the rest, met grief, and the mvstery of his ap parently unending source of s-upplv was ferreted out. This man removed the springs on the back seat of his ear and replaced them with a metal tank made to fit the peat bottom. It was several inches in height and held four or five gallons. -Many methods have been used with automobiles as carriers for the booze. Spare tires have been filled with it and enrried puccessfnlly for a while. Some times the man would fill a suit case with bottles and place the suit rase on the runinng board. The meth od worked for a time, as the container was in open sipht and seeminglv above suspicion; then it was detected. Another man had a copepr tank triads which he placed under the dash of his car and got the whiskey out by lift ing the hood of the car and drawing it off through a smal faucet in the bot tom of the tank. For a long time one man hroueht many bottles of whiskey into the city by packing them in com mon gunpy sacks and putting them in the tonneau of his ear. Two layers of the bottles were placed in the sacks with the corks against each other, then cardboard and chicken wire was laid on the bottom of the last layer and the process repeated. Each sack was packed so tightly that a fall of several fet to a floor failed to break any of tha bottles. At Glendale an officer noticed a box shipped by express with three rabbits ir it. The distance from the floor to the bottom of the box excited his curiosity and upon examination he found that the box contained a false bottom with nine quarts of whiskey in it. Pome barrels apparentlv con taining sauer kraut were found upon closer examination to have 40 gallons of whiskey concealed beneath the noted partner of wieners. The barrels con tained a four-inch false top of eauer kraut: the rest of the barrel was whis key. Another Ingenious Schemer One man beat the dry law for a time by carrying a supply of the stuff in a double gasoline tank on his car and lining a siphon to draw it out. Half of the gasoline tank was a Conner com partment which held several gallons of booze. It was poured into the tank 9"'J removed through a slide which fitted into the retrular plug in the gaso line tank. Moved one wav the slide onened into the "gas" and the other way into the "joy juice." H:irrels of crude oil shipped to a lo cal man did not cause anw curiosity at first, but after a time officers be came curious to know where fo much crude oil went to. An examination of the barrels hrouscht forth the startling fact that each barrel contained a ter gallon keg of whiskey lowered into the oil. For a time some local Japanese se cured a. snnnlv of the fnrtrahand stuff by shinning it in in wooden casks 01 . wan rasie. a aencacy much in Cie mand among- the Orientals. A ti led to an investigation and each cas of bean paste was found to contain ; copper tank which held four ea'.lon of whiskey. About two inches o bean past hid the tank from the ldl g.uro of the curious. The Mowing out of a rear tire on an auto truck in a chase led to the cap ture of 22 raps of whiskey which thr orrner carried brazenly on a truck. When the tire blew out he was forced Win With Winsor Winsor Will Win 1 " ' U " " ' P r -r-" ".v. '' ' 1 i ' Tir. , . t' 'I . '.' ' ' , ' I bf , f"r fritTr"-" ' "lf" fill"'- 'Tr' ''"" -.. .. ,ir jja, y-- , " Kmhb i)t iiih to abandon the truck and the booze. Another man abandoned a keg of whis key when the officers Kot too close. Two days later a hen cackled in the brush near it and a rancher found the cache and reported it. A small boy playing on a vacant lot in Phoenix re cently lound a loose bottle and officers later found 25 bottles of whiskey in a hole on the lot. A Real Bootlegger Only one real bootlegger, as the term is known, was ever captured in Phoe nix, lie wore heavy wool sox and tar ried from two to four bottles concealed in them. Former bootleggers used to carry their wares iu their bootlegs. Another well known bootlegger admit ted that he could carry as many as eight bottles of liquid in his pockets. Another man carried the bottle in a cigarette carton and supplied his trade as he met them, lie carried the box under his arm, with a bottle inside. A case which puzzled officers at Douglas for a long time was that of an old Mexican woman who came across the border eacli day. Soldiers stationed near there were getting liquor from some place, but the source remained a puzzle. Finally the mystery waa cleared up when the old woman who came ostentatiously to sell beads and trinkets was arrested. Around her waist she had coiled about 50 feet of rubber garden hose, with a small faucet at one end. Her loose dress concealed the hose. It was filled with booze and she supplied soldiers by filling a small cup with a drink of the firewater. In the class of bootleggers who make their own wares and sell them, the art of camouflage has assumed a place that rivals the art of the French ar mies. Kvery conceivable method has been used by the "moonshine" makers to cover up their secret. They meet with success for a time but finally come crashing to the earth. The best bit of work in the camou flage art was done by a wood seller near Mesa. Officers making a raid upon his place could smell the odor of the mash, but were unable to locate it. The man denied that he had a still. Finally a barrel of mash was found with two cords of wood stacked about it to resemble a wood pile. Then the search began for the still. The coil was found in the roof of a grass shed. It was laid out straight and resembled the reeds in the roof of the shed. The still was finally located when the top of a milk can with connections to fit the coil waa found. No whiskey could be found. The wife of the man sat throughout the search on a oox near a shrine of the Virgin Mary. Finally the officers made her move and at the base of the shrine, under the box on which sfce sat, they found five gallons of whiskey. The milk can stood inno cently in the back yard. Moonshining in the Dark cf the Moon In most cases the illegal making ot whiskey is carried on in the dark and If possible on the land of another. In nearly every case the presence of the still lg unknown to the owner of the land, and unless the makers are caught in the place they are never appre hended. In some cases the various parts of the still are strewn about for several hundred yards on the place. Stills and whiskey have been found by the officers in nearly every hiding, place that human ingenuity can impro vise. The liquor has been found con cealed in glass jars hidden in a trunk; in large bottles under a hole in the floor, covered with a trunk or some piece of furniture. It has been found cached in the hills made for water melon vines, a gallon in a hole under each vine. It has been found in every cranny in a building. Kach individual making the booze has a different method of going apoux it. Some use milk cans with the Hds fixed to connect to a coil. Others use wash boilers, kettles of all kinds and btickets. One of the most unique stills which has been found so far was the famous blanket still. The mash was placed In a cooker and the blanket, a new heavy woolen affair, was draped over poles so as to form a tent. The steam from the cook ing mash saturated the blanket and when full it was taken down and the whiskey wrung from it. Another still, the largest captured yet, was found recently in a dugout on the bank of the Salt River at the foot of Seventh avenue. The cookers in this still were made from galvanized iron and the top was sealed on with paper. As fast as one bucket became cooked.' the other could be attached to the coil without losing time. The coil in this still was hent to fit a lard can into which cold water was poured for condensing the steam. Most Stills Home Made Several copper stills have been found, but most of the distilling apparatuses have been made from milk cans. Any thing from a rubber hose to a copper pipe is generally used for a condenser or coil, called in the parlance of the maker the "worm" of the still. In one still found near Marinette the "worm" ran from one tent house where tha stuff was cooked through the ground under a house into another tent, a distance of 40 feet, where it ended in a. hole dug for the purpose of placing a jug .to catch the liquid. The earth in this case cooled the steam. The discovery of a still by the of ficers comes from various tips re ceived or through the smell of the IL HOLD SUNDAY SCHOOL HIM With a workers' conference composed of representatives of all the Sunday schools in I'hoenix and vicinity, the Sunday School Institute will open a three-day session at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. The institute will be held at the Central Methodist church. The program for tomorrow and Monday follows: Sunday Morning Regular sessions of Sunday school and church service. , Sunday Afternoon 2:30 Devotional ...Rev. A. H. Davidson 2:45 Adult and Young People's Bible Class Organization and Work L. J. Cox7 3:15 Teacher Training, Why and How.. Rev. E. K. Wall 3:43 An Open Forum "Our Sunday School Problems" ...Dr. C. P. Moore, field secretary 4:15 "Let Us Pray" A Season of Prayer Rev. A. H. Davidson ADJOURNMENT Monday Afternoon 2:30 Devotional W. J. Simms 2:45 Elementary Division, Primary De partment How to interest small children Mrs. John Miller 3:00 The Story and Story Telling Mrs. G. T. Bond 3:15 Why and How to Use Graded Lit erature Dr. C. P. Moore 3:30 Beginners' Department How to Teach the Little Ones to be Devo tional Miss Margaret Forman 3:45 The Cradle Roll and the Cradle Roll Class Mrs. Joe French 4:00 The Use of Sand Tables and Other Hand Work, Why and How Miss Anna Moore 4:15 Intermediate Department The need for and use of Graded Les sons Dr. C. P. Moore 4:30 The Challenge of the "Teen Age" Boys and Girls, and How to Meet It By Mrs. Luther Creed, Dist. Supt. Monday Night 7:30 Devotional Rev. C. M. Aker (Speakers limited to 20 minutes each). The Modern Sunday School and the Pastor's Place in It... Dr. J. E. Harrison Their Spiritual Concepts, or Things I Learned About icning Men's Re ligion While a Chaplain Lieut. Chaplain G. T. Bond "Our Boys' Dr. C. P. Moore, field secretarv Jes:s, Our Captain. . .Rev. W. J. Simms Refreshments and Social Hour. LOCnLLioclPil BUGS $50,000 SUIT Declaring that ft extent of $30,000 when the defendants refused to complete their contract to purchase the property known as the i"Eiesiae ciud. tne Jordan. Grace and Phelps Land company yesterday brought suit against H. F. Redewill and Helen M. Redewill, asking for a judgment. The company allege that on May 10, 1920, it entered into an agreement with .T w Mum),,. - - V " J agciu lor the Ingleside Land company, fsr an option on the personal and real property of that company for a pur chase price of $230,000. In this property the land company states was 26 acres known as the In gleside club, and it alleges that on July 10 the defendants agreed to pur chase this land for $90,000. Tho de fendants, it s alleged, gave a check for 5.500 as a first payment, with the understanding that it was to be held until Aug. 1. When presented on that date, the land company claims the bank refused to pay the check and marxea it payment stopped." The i irt.nu company states that it bought the 26 acres from Murphy for $70,000 and aleges it is reasonably worth $100 000 By the refusal of the defendants to buy the land it claims a loss of the difference. "moonshine" In the neighborhood of the still. The souring mash from which the liquid is brewed can be smelled for a distance of several hun dred yards and so far the makers have not found a successful way to conceal this odor. This "perfume" of the mash has led to the discovery of a greater part of the distilling apparatuses found. One still was found when the owner reported that a barrel and some other things had boon stolen from his place. The investigation for the robbery d to the discovery of a wash boiler still and an iron pipe cooler. The owner admitted after his arrest that some one had stolen his original outfit and he waa using this crude affair until he could locate the other. According to the officers, "moonshine" makers fre quently steal the stills of others. Like every commodity for which there is a demand, the "moonshiners"' will find a way to make it until the demand ceases. They spring up, run strong for a time and then fall into the clutches of the law, and "finis" is writ ten for them. Nealon of Phoenix for Suprema Court. Adv. AT No Entrance Restrictions HORSE RACING BRONCHO BUSTING GOAT ROPING FOOT RACES BOXING Liberal Cash Prizes, First and Second CASHION vs. HALSTEAD DANCING Racing and Sports Start at 10 o'CIock BALL GAME STARTS 1 O'CLOCK SHARP ARNOLD BUIMH1L IW COMBER 0 Arnold Blumenthal was installed as post commander of Frank Luke. Jr., Post of the American Legion at a meeting of the executive committee last night. Burt Cllngan, past com mander of the local poet, Is now state, commander of the AmertVan Legion, and according to the ly-?.w of tho legion could not hold both offices. Mr. Blumenthal, who has been vice com mander of the Frank Lv.'c. Jr.. Post, automatically becam comrrander and was officially installed last night. James E. Sellers was elected vice com mander. Others who v.!l! i;Oli office for the following year art: Adjutant, James Smith; He-cretary, T. F. Benton; executive committee, Jake Erhardt, John Longan, M'cfccy Har rington, V. E. Rcralngts-.', Claride Jones; finance officer, Pre Rowlen. Fred Rowlen and Arr.oM BHtner.tnol will attend the convention ct Cleve land, Ohio, In the interest of Ameri can Legion activities effpetSr.s Mari copa county. ThCs convention xri held at Cleveland, September 2T to "S. It is expected that the nnt'ena! con vention will endorse rf solution th.t will have a material effect Ufcn ex service men's legislation, particularly in respect to the land settlement act for ex-service men, of which the Frank Luke Post of Phoenix is the prime mover. A hill Is now being prepared by the American Legion legislative committee for Arizona and a copy of this bill will be taken to the conven tion. INK H EPOBLICM PIOU A romance of the Republican office culminated in a wedding last nlrht. when Miss Florence Logsdon, who until three days ago presided over the desti nies of the newspaper telephone irwltch bosjd. became the bride of Charles O. Phillips of the classified advertising department of the Republican. The ceremony was a quiet one. taking place at the residence of the Rpv. c. m. Akers, who officiated, ot 14 North Fourth street. The only attendants were W. AV. Knorpp and H. E. Edwards, both of the Republican. While the wedding of the two vounsr members of the Republican staff was not generally espected. It was inevit able that the petit" and charming girl whose "Number, rdease" never failed to please, would be carried away by somebody, and "Phil." as he is better known to his friends, proved to be the fortunate man. Friends of the couple scented a romance and were not sur prised last night when the newlyweds appeared In the office to make the an nouncement In person. Mrs. Phillips is well known In Phoe nix, having lived here for ten year and has never failed to win the friend ship of all who met her. Mr. Phillips also is well known. He has been here two years, coming from California, and has made many friends. The friends of both joined in wishing them bon voyage on the sea of matrimony. Mr. and Mrs. Phillins are now at home at 1029 East McKinley street vLiaiio OH FOGLE ESTSTE Placing a value of $25,000 on the es tate or John M. Fogle. a petition for the probate of his will was filed yes terday in the superior court by the widow, Emily j. KoK,e- Mr Foif,e d.pd on Sunday, August 20. 1920, ,u his home. 702 East Willctta street, and A THEATER Sunday and Monday James Oliver Curwood's Greatest Story "Back to God's Country " There Was Never a Film Like This ALSO "ELMO, THE FEARLESS" RED SOX LUMBER CO. REFRESHMENTS LOCAL LEGIOfi POST O S OF STAFF It WED PLAZA DAY U ft r.n estate, aceordfng to the peti tion, consisting of real and t-ersonal property, Th will, which is dntc-d March J i'i'O, leaves the entire es tate to tho wifo and names her as the executrix. The real property, according to the petition, is valued at $0,050 nnd con sists of building lots fn Phoenix. The personal property is listed in the pe tition as cash in tha bank. $0,000; Lib erty bonds. $1,100, ami tr.iKclkineous other personal effects. The heirs at law aro named in the petition as follow J Vernon Fogio, Carotin Fogle, Kug-n Fogle, George? HarM Fogle, Etbel Loufse. Fogle, and Jan K'lzabrth Fogle, ftil children of Mr. Fogle, and Jack I"f,gl, a grand son. All reside, in rhoenix. The po tion Wil! be heard on Monday after noon, (September 20. at 1:30 i'c'toCk. o - D Riverside Park Great preparations are being mwl at Riverside Park for the Labor day c-nls-bratlon to be staged Monday fit the. mojrt popular amusement center in Ari zona. A program ot port events is being arranged that promises to be one erf th? most attractive yet staged at this famous rsort. Games for the kiddies consisting of track events, water irports. swimming racs. diving exhibitions, and kindred innovations will t;ke up the major portion of the a'tcrnati, while during both the after nocra ju-.d evening dancing Wi!l bo en oy& on the finest floor In the state. Th concessions will be running full blast throughout the entire celebration, while of course, the refreshment facili ties will be at the disposal of the crowds which are sure to flock to River side for this celebration. This evening King Brady and his oand will be on hand for the regular Sa.turday night dance. Vm. S. Hart at the Ramon a William S. Hart will hold, the Ra-mana-'s rcreen for today only in "Wolves of the Rail." A railroad story with Winia-m S. Hart in the leading role sounds very interesting, and a very in teresting picture this ulll prove to he. The story Is a virile (mtt, finding" Itart cast in a different role than he feaa had for a long time, and hf3 support is a very excellent one. Those who love the great outdoors th? adventure that awaited one at every turn when men lived by their wits, and when the law was cei-vmI at the belt wfll revel Lu "Wolves of the Rail." It U a big story told in a big way, and the action t tjsS, only intense but highly exciting. On the .-aae program "lirc-d ot the North' is presented. This is a story of the Northwest Mounted Police an always Interesting theme when incorporated into a story of romance and adventure. Charles Ray in ""Strlnsr Beana"" 1 the attraction for tomorrow tily. "Li TFng Lang" at the Strand For the final showlaga today Sesati Last Times Today AT THE COLUMBIA Cleopatra didn't get all dolled up just for fun she had a reason. SEE HOUSE PETERS IN "SILK HUSBANDS" AND "CALICO WIVES" and tee how a simple country wife can measure up to the big stan dards set by the city. See how the modern little Cinderella became the fine princess. See and learri what "raiment" will do plus a little good, tound common sense. IT'S A GREAT PLAY FOR EVERYBODY DON'T MISS IT Addsd Features TODAY Will Roger's "Illiterate Digest" Lyons-Moran Comedy Ford Weekly CGffinnncing Tomorrow OF B'OlliBT7 Scenario by R. Cecil 9irtfih Diiectca iy Burton Musical numbers rendered by the Columbia Theater Orchestra. Fred Barlow, Director. iP fcy i. F'Z3 Columbia Where It's Always Cool Ifayr-kawa holds tho Strnnd screen, jrosfnting "Li Ting Ian,-' his hitost find what many bPlifve his host photo play to datf. A ptory of a Chinose stmlfnt in Amri-a, tho rolo brintrs to Hayakawa thf samo opportunity to score as was prfscnt iu his now famous interpretation in "Tho Tons Man.'' A different typo of story than tho former picture, it nevortholes-. is equally as strong erpially a emotional and equal ly as en tiy alline;, lr it presents one of the most unifjiifl themes tho nfited Japanese actor has vt had.- Tho .set tings for tn picture are beautiful, while the oostun.ing i tho kist word in gor geous pplendo:-.- Tomorrow starts tho engagement of C'eci1 IJ. DeMille's master production, "Why Change Your Wife' the photo play that invades th-e Som( Faroum and Tom Mix at the Kip tu.stin Farnum and Tom Mix are starring in "Durand of the Had Lands" the Hip's program to he gcreerved for the final showings tody, liers'a a real western picture, with lots of pep and punch, action that is really ex citing, and climaxes that are really gripping. The theme is laid in the early days when the railroads were just beginning to nose their way across the continent, and when the plains were infested by bandits, marauders, and even Indfans, Durand is a man whose idea of life does not reach anv higher than a good time in the real old western Btyie. His escapades are for the most part harmless until he drifts into lawlessness, but then it is of thn mild form. But the natives have learned to charge every crime commit ted to Durand, and when a band of travelers are massacred. It fs but nat- An Apology We were swamped by the unexpected rush all day yesterday and it was impossible to give our customary service. Our Suit, Coat, and Dress Sale will continue Today but if we are forced to close the doors from 10 to 15 minutes at various times to lessen the crowding-, we beg your indulgence. On Sale in Three Groups Hundreds of Suits, Coats and Dresses GROUP ONE Suits, Coats and Dresses 'Of AH Values up to $40.00 tDfO.UU GROUP TWO Suits, Coats and Dresses Afl Values up to $75.00 tPOei.UU GROUP THREE Suits, Coats and Dresses fl flA Values up to $85,00 tJJU.UU VlYf 1 STYLE srncuiAa Rickards & Nace Enterprises LAST TIME TODAY SESSUE HAYAKAWA "LI TING LANG" Added "Brownis the Peace Maker'' Fox News Tomorrow "WHY CHANGE YOUR WIFE" TODAY ONLY WILLIAM S. HART IN "WOLVES OF THE RAIL" Added "Breed of the North" Tomorrow Charles Ray in "String Beans" ural that Jjurand is sou-,!it as th guilty party. As a matter of ft h is not connected in any way with the crime, and it is through him that tw little children ;ii- r-scued--the only survivors of the horror. Around this theme the author iius construi toil a, ery clever offering, and it mves Ton iM i x and Dustin Kan mm just the sort of a picture in which they have proved their superiority time after time. To morrow begins the engagement of '.Male and Kernale' the photoplay that discovered man. "Si!k Husbands and Calico Wives'r Mildred Keardon, who ia to he seen in support of House I'eters in. "Silk Husband and Calico Wives," the f.tst iiuity production other than "Kyos ( Youth," made her first appearance ja : . i,... it.. u .. ' field through her work in one episode of a corni'c picture in which she wag called upon to do a rather heavy seen. Harry Carson saw her, phoned her, got lier and she will be seen in her first serious play at the Columbia theatep tod y.. "The Valley of Doubt." a Relrnick picture directed by I'.urton George, is announced as the feature attraction at the Columbia theater commencing to- morrow, it is a stirring tale of life in thai Canadian snows and lumber camps, and tho direction of Burton Ceorge in suros unusual and artistic settings and the careful attention to detail necea snry to the convincing portrayal of life. Most of the action takes plac out-of-doors. Arline Pretty and Thurs ton Hall play the principal roles, arul "Jean," the famous collie dog, has an important part. , SOf HIP LAST TIME TODAY DUSTIN FARNUM and TOM MIX Starring in Durand of the Bad Lands" Added "The Smoke Signal" Tomorro w "MALE AND FEMALE" Riverside Park WATCH FOR THE BIG LABOR DAY CELEBRATION MONDAY Sports Contests Dancing Water Events fx - 1 ' " 1 1 BlLrr.-'U'