Liquor seizure - Lena and Otter seizure

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the Company of reach Company the city of G n l - by of tho this of Diamond I It: McCown the first e r y to two Urucks of Testimony Taken Tending To Establish Ownership Boats in Island Home i o n and we In this will hags of will l o r n l trade as t h a t much n o w ' s u g n r nnd t h a t n i l appear eng.'f be at least r sugar on u t I n t h e h o - slzos bore t o d n v n u s s o will h a v e c k s doco- d n v r i v a l of t h e now- n n; l y t w e n t y cnr- for genernf "dlntVlbutlnn' t i i o s t a t e . Tho s h i p m e n t s l a r c d /-iigar will I m - I n d r Gnlv.-ston. u t n m o n t h , o d w l i h i " k e n by the enforce ordinances l b o a r d s nnd yesterday a c t i n g com- police. l t n t l o n yester- o r n e y Mart H. n announced police l b o a r d s that i t h i n ten tho alleged p r o h i b i t i n g c e of b l l l '""-I nrons c i t y e f f e c t i v e Testimony concerning ownership of the motorbcats Lena and O t t e r In connection w i t h conspiracy charges In the case of the Island Home. British British a u x i l i a r y schooner, featured the second day's hearing In tho Island Home trial yesterday in federal court. Eight government witnesses were called yesterday. I n c l u d i n g Sam T. Zlnn, asHlstanl collector of austomf, u n d e r whose direction the seizure of tho Isln-nd Home was mode. Tho session was m a r k e d by frequent frequent by .the defense to documentary evidence being I n t r o d u c e d and to evidence concerning Den 3. Granger, one nf the nion m e n t i o n e d In the conspiracy i n d i c t m e n t , but who 1« not on t r i a l at present. W l i n c s f o s called yesterday were: Mr. /Sinn. H. P. Davis of Port Art Art h u r , A. A. G u n t e r of Port A r t h u r . Louis N l n l of Rcaumont, W l l l l n m W h i t e of B e a u m o n t . C. E. V n l l e y of Beaumont, J. M. H n d l o y of Bciuimont and George D r n k o of Port Arthur. Pnpera frnn, Vmwl. Mr. Zlnn t e s t i f i e d to the seizure of the Island Home In the gulf last November. He s u b m i t t e d papers t a k e n from the vessel, I n c l u d i n g a crew list, clearance papers and nn envelope addressed to Captain William William Fnrroll In care-of Mr. Granger. He declared that the launch KcJIta had t n k c n p n r t In tho seizure and that the witness hart followed tho launch In the tug boat Propcllor. On cross-examination Mr. Zlnn ad- m i t t e d that he had ordered tho r a i d ] on I n f o r m a t i o n furnished by Captain William Stelnhart. Ho stated that the Union Jack was f l y i n g from the mnst of the schooner when he arrived. arrived. Previous testimony had brought out the statements that the Island Home wns about six mllei from shore when seized. Mr. Zlnn was not sure of the distance distance from shore. He t e s t i f i e d that Captain Farrell of the Island Home m a i n t a i n e d the right to stay where the ship was anchored o u t s i d e tho t h r e e - m i l e llnxlt, but t h n t t h e vesso! wan seized and* brought Into shore. Captain Farrell : was detained on the vessel t h n t night, according to the testimony. Charts and maps showing the course of tho Island Home from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20 were Introduced by the government. Mr. Davis, manager of the Western Union o f f i c e at Port Arthur, t e a t l - Ship Yards at Beaumont, testified that he had done work on tho last November, installing a new engine and changing the cabin. He declared that a man in Dyson's presence had paid the bill for work. Tho witness did not k the man with Dyson. White also: testified that he had inj^alled t same k i n d of engine on the previous to the work on the Lena, Granger ordered the work done paid the bill, ho testified. Brnnmnnt Wltneapf*. r _ On cross-examination. W h i t clared that tho Lena had been at the ship yards by Dyson. H stated that several men, u n k to him, called for the Lena and 1 !t tn:i. Th!? was r h o r t l y vessel was seized hero with a of liquor, ho testified. Mr. Vnlley of Beaumont, of the U n i o n C i t y Transfer testified to records of an engine · consigned consigned to the Neches Ship Yards charged to the Port Arthur G u Fishing Company. He testified to consignment of another engine In (Continued on Page. 7, Column STEAMSHTP PASSENGERS ARE SUBJECTED TO SEVERE INDIGNITIES. By Amocliittil Prpiii. Yokohama, J u n e 24.--American passengers on the steamship Madison Madison wero subjected to a rigorous rather discourteous customs exami- n a t i o n when tho vessel today, u n t i l higher o f f i c Informed of ihe change In methods When the President Madison, out of Seattle, docked nnd tho foreign passengers, stepped onto the pier Japanese customs officials stopped them, asking. "Are you American?" fled to " i n a b i l i t y Yo'VInd1'records" o f ! ^ W l l e n t h e answer wns a f f i r I the passengers were forced to u | go a most rigorous search, i n removal of their shoes, leaving given to t r n f - ,,,,..,,,,,, Monday to nr- «·""'·· * s or who nre d r l v - testimony of Mr. G u n t e r . assistant certain papers which tho povern- Introduce. Ho testified testified t h a t none of the business of tho office on the dates Aug. 11 and 12 could be located. The government attorneys I n d i c a t e d t h a t they would Introduce copies of tho papers later. Objection Simmtnod. Objection to introduction of pa- icrs taken from the home of Granger Granger In Port A r t h u r was sustained by ho court. The papers were prcsent- c government d u r i n g tho At least one American v i c t a woman. | Telegrams of standing on a wet floor. Tho unprecedented examination I lasted an hour, when higher customs' o f f i c i a l s suddenly stored the normally courteous moth- ods of examination w i t h to the Americans who had been detained. A csmplaint has been lodged with t h e United States consulate hnrp. It was learned, and an investigation investigation started. J A P HOYCOTT OP A M R R .VOW -WITHDHAWX Hy Associated Proas. Toklo. J u n o 2'l.- _., j of It, \ V l t h yet a to run before t h e proposed boycott d i n g for f u l l stops d - T w e n t y - f i f t h snld he to R. G. Cnr- l v e s t o n iClec- s t o h i s n t He y a u t o m o b i l e s In the e r t h e ban comtnls- o w i n g o u r t r a f f i c h n n n r o Onlves- i t h e n t n r owners who v o boon I mont. t e s t i f i e d to b u i l d i n g both tho l l l n m s o n . n t of t r a f - n v o n n d o l i l z o n s n r o i t h the ordl- consequences. o f f o n d - Lena nnd the Otter for Ben Granger. Others who hnd seen the w l t n o s n concerning the b u i l d i n g of thn Lonn were Archie H a m i l t o n . Yock A d a m s nnd Jesse Dyson, do to t h u boycott declared' p u Hco^erV'^^ '*«"" -"Prcmc once bntwoen police a u t h o r i p1 " henils of tlu S h o c h l k u W l l h - f e n r t n n t s In tho -nse, n i i d two other." | The boycott o as n protest ng.iinst e n a c t m the 1 n l t e r t States of a lav.- Japanese from t h a t c o u n t whom tho w i t n e s s dirt not know. Ho declared H i n t Dyson tolil h i m H i n t ho (Pynpn wns to bo r n p t a l n nf t h e boat hut t h a t Dyson d i d not pay any money for.wflrk on. t h e boat. Mr. W h i t e , manager of the Neches , : : 5 I".""'" 1 " h.-re. sliiiflj. however, t h n t thi- m o v e m e n t r e t e n d e d to b e n e f i t J a w i t h which American flrnis were competing.

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News25 Jun 1924, WedPage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)25 Jun 1924, WedPage 1
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