Liquor seizure - 1924

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various of In Nonpu-r- its the persons to nil watched elections. SEIZURES IN FOUR CITIES MARK RUM CONSPIRACY PROBE ( Two automobiles are in custody of the collector of customs at Galveston, the fishing schooner Olga has been seized at Port Lavaca, a truckload of liquor has been confiscated at San Antonio, and men. one of them C. A. Keeran, wealthy Victoria County ranchman, have been arrested to date in what state rangers declare to be liquor conspiracy in which possibly a. dozen may be involved. Closely following a report to Sam T. Zlnn, assistant collector customs, of the seizure July 9 at Port Lavaca of the fishing Olga, suspected of being implicated in the conspiracy,' a. party of rangers and two customs officials arrived here from the vicinity of Victoria in two seized motor cars, which they turned over to officers hero for safekeeping. Seized Jfear Victoria. One of tho cars, a touring model, was said to belong to Keeran It was declared by rangers in the party that It had been seized on his ranch near Vlctoria^with three cases of Gordon pin in its tonneau. The other car was a light coupe, which a small quantity of llQuor alleged to have been found. Its STRIKE OF PART OF BUILDING' TRADES EXPECTED FROM HOUSTON SITUATION. Staff Sp«I«l to Tho New«. Houston, Tex., J;;!* 11--A wide strike of nil carpenters In the e r t i s e m e n t s In to lost city ecems almost certain following tho last efforts made by the city and county to pacify the carpenters' union in regard to allowing the shcetmetal workers to continue with the work of Installing tho metal window and door casings at the now Jefferson Davis Hospital under construction by the county. tTho argument arose when the Russcl Brown Company, which is doing the construction work, started installing metal doors and door casings, casings, with sheet metal workers doing doing tho Installing. Tho carpenters, t h i n k i n g their rights encroached upon, began to complain, and as the metal workers continued and no attention was paid to the carpenters' complaint, they all threatened to quit. Some actually walked off the Job. A conference, tho second In three days, was held with the city and county official*, the contractors and u n i o n m e n - t o try and untnngle-tho dispute. All voted to let the sheet metal worker* continue, except the who threatened to walk carpentcrs, out If the metal workers) were nllowed to proceed w i t h the work. It was here pointed out that the *nvlnif m.ido by having tho cnrpen-I tr»r« rtn tb*» work nhould Illso be considered. William L. Hutchison, bend of the | National United Hrotherhood of Car- I U'"CB"-| itnrH n n d joiners, who resides In ed. was made both i Indianapolis, until a telegram " a n d the A c t i n g M.ayo u l y JC. | |»* \'vay "for a strike which may can- n rf'«rt all the b u i l d i n g In Houston. On the other hnt.d the other trades represented at thn meeting left the guarded impression t h n t I t tho carpenters carpenters were granted their request, they might walk out. Definite action wns withheld driver. Ralph Kitchen, negro, was charged with violation of the prohibition prohibition act and Is now out on S750 bond. Keeran has been charged with violating section 593 of the tariff act, which alleges 1 possession of liquor known to have been imported, imported, and Is now at liberty on $3.000 bond, according to officers in the partV which arrived here yesterday. The party included State Hangers Y. H. Taylor and John A. Gillon; John Dewees, customs agent at Port Lavaca, and A. F. Scharff, special customs agent at Son Antonio, who has been active In many local cases of late. Xo Liquor on Schooner. Tho schooner seized at Port Lavaca Lavaca had no liquor aboard at the time of the seizure. It was stated the offlccrt, nor havo any persons connected with tho vessel been arrested arrested yet. Tho probe which resulted resulted In these sweeping seizures in different parts of . tho state Is said to havo resulted from the finding finding of one bottle of liquor in San Antonio nnd tho subsequent seizure of a truck carrying 400 bottles of liquor In that city. The seizure of the Olga, It was stated, was m on suspicion that oho .was Implicated In a liquor conspiracy which, officers officers at San Antonio declare, may extend-over a wide territory. Dolariiiiof the nclzure of the vessel vessel would nqit^be divulged by tho A " in l the and election In of for was election. the officers following their arrival here. They deported last night, ostensibly for San Antonio. It wns understood coast guards at the Port O'Connor station played a part. The arrest of Kecrnn, It was stat- by the rangers as 1 l o l t h e y were scouting around his vi'ng which Is located twenty miles east of Victoria. The arrest of the negro was also mnde in that locality, it wan declared. pending a resumption of tho "peace conference" tomorrow. AIOTV -1IHX OX WORLD FLIGHT A R K N O W IN COX!TAXTIXOrl,R By -Asaoclnted Pre«». SKI7,U1U5 OK OX1D BOTTLE IS STAJR.TER FOR SWBKl'J.VG ruOBE By Associated Prr««. San Antonio. Tex., J u l y 11.--Starting with n one-quart bottle of In San Antonio us a clew, arrest (Continued on Page 2, Column 2.) By on a

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News12 Jul 1924, SatPage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)12 Jul 1924, SatPage 1
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