Seizure of the Cherokee - 1924

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Over one-third of the police, force w e n t on strike, d e m a n d i n g a wage Two Motorboate, One an Offender, and Liquor Seized 1 "\VIth no arrests mado or-ordered up to a late hour last night In con- noction with tho latest o f f e n s i v e against San Luis Ptirs rum running, In which customs offlce.rp_nnd cooM guard · men co-operated in seizing two motor boats, one an old offender, together w i t h K skiff and 372 case's of whisky, gin and champagne. CUR;C:-.E CUR;C:-.E C'"!cr:-s yesterday v.-c:c k e e p - ing silent on t h e i r probable course of action today. Two bouts, the Cherokee and t h e E-873, were alleged to h a v e boon surprised K r l d n y forenoon in tho net of u n l o a d i n g t n o l r cargoes of liquor In Cok-s Pass, beyond tho western ; t i p of (Jnlveston Island, on one of I ports could bo tallied .against, the two RClzcd vessels. It was stotefl. The presence of a small schoonor off the bar Thursday-was reported hero. ' Although the actual seizure wes made Thursday morning at .ll'bvfo'ck the raiders did not return w i t h tho'lr prices u n t i l yesterday morning at 10 o'clock, having boon aground on Ca- ronkaway Ho«f from 8 o'clock Thurs- d a y n i g h t u n t i l daybreak yostorday. Previous to going aground thoro the J i t t l ' - f l o t i l l a of c a p t o r and c a p t i v e c r a f t had m i n o r , g r o u n d i n g s olso- whero in tho I n n e r c h a n n e l , w h i c h kept thorn out the w h o l e n i g h t with l i m i t e d provisions. A f t e r d o c k i n g at Pier 22 tho l i q u o r was removed to the customs np- tho islands In tho Tiddlum Taddlum j li!ors , w n r c h m l f , c on largo cotton group. About two h u n d r e d sar*s of no , lts _ wlurc u cllp( , k M h o w e d - t h p r o whisky, alleged to have been removed removed from the two bonts. were found hidden in the marsh grass ashore and six nion are said to havo fled at tho approach of a coast guard surfboat from tho Velasco station, near Frooport, .which was tho flrsl of tho r a i d i n g craft to roach there. Somo (if tho men, it wns stated, wore nboard tho vessel and pulled ashore the wero C74 g u n n y sock packages of w h i s k y c o n t a i n i n g six bottlos -cadi: t w e n t y - f i v e cases of gin und ten of | champagne. The gin and c h a m p a g n e ] were in t h e i r original wooden crates. [ A largo, n u m b e r of bottles In trio. | g u n n y sack w r a p p i n g s wore f o u n d j to have been b r o k e n , tho o n t i r o lot ! displaying signs of having been j rr. v.-h'.ch was !nt to disappear immediately Island. Fallowing tho arrival of customs r o u f f h l y handled. ^ Ilutitlrctln \Viitcb Unloading;. News of Uifi seizure spread rapidly | and hundreds of persons wutched Scientists to · * Hunt Ancestors.. . . Of Adam and By United Prc«. Ch'cuso. 311.. 'J.-.n. -I. -- P.o- soarches Inlo trfe early cxlslcnce of m*n in an attempt to bridge the g u p between the c u r l t i m e and man's first appearance w i l l be u n d e r t a k e n Oriental I n s t i t u t e of the Chicago. Professor J n m o s Hr-nry w i l l have charge of the work. "While paleontologists have traced l i f e u n t i l ils c u in man, a vast gap exists between these two periods." said Professor Breasted. ' _ ."Historians," he said, "have b l u n d e r e d in u n c o n s beg i n n i n g t h e i r s t u of nmn w i t h too m a n y swered questions." K . _ ·. j officers from- Galveston. who went I "'0 u n l o a d i n g of the liquor at Pier to Colo Pass it. a coast g u n r d s u r f - i j - ^ 3 .'^" s ^ i "? l -r ef th-d \- C \'"Tt p 1 U-r t "^ boat from the station on Pelican j unde) '- | ook a m j c h a i n . ' w h e r e t h e y Spit, a search of t h e vicinity f a i l e d ' w i l l bo ki-pl u n d e r c-.ist.itns v i g i n i n u u to disclose a trnco of the fleeing j u n t i l disposition if u.Jido of tlio oases, men. The theory was advanced that I c heroic c" 1 'ha's S boo C n" S in C °Uio halidH of they had a boat h i d d e n away around custom.". o f f i c e r s w i t h i n twelve the Island in which they made t h e i r , months, as she was .seized March 11. getaway before t h e e n t i r e r a i d i n g j J f ' f j q u o r alKmrd 'aV! Til' 1 whVh^'waa force had assembled. · Jt'onu up in g u n n y sacks. Her ""-nor, i ,«,. TJH) «n KM.,,··.. T.lohn L. Nminos, n l i o s J o h n n y JBCK. itumor '."" in .iriEiirr. was f o u n d aboard lire vessel, which A rumor l h a t owners of a g r o u n d - ! was later declared f o r f e i i o d . b y the ed launch wore o f f e r i n g f 1,000 cash i U n i t e d Stales d i s t r i c t court. Nouncs to have her flouted, together w i t h a report that a h e a v i l y - l a d e n l a u n c h had gone through the, pass from sen. led to the investigation. A l t h o u g h tho Chorokoe wns f o u n d to contain- water, which mig'.it havo indicated grounding, n e i t h e r of these two ro- I ! xlAPTAIN R. F. COLEMAN RETIRE SECOND TIME IN 43 YEARS. j d r o w a f i n e of $1.000. Tho wsflel is still owned Nounes. us far :IH by rocords ] . sho\\*, as ho bought her in nt government government a u c t i o n following her lirst solsure. Otvnrrslilii of llonts. According- to t l i o latest card on t h e K-873 in the I'ile? at the custom =-=L-^r- ihoiis--. w h i c h Is datod Nov. 13, 1C2. lior owner is given as B e n j a m i n Puciir, G307 Avemie K. Tho. name of thr vessel i.s given as the Success on lliis ca.'cJ. ?,!ie i? 24 feel in longlh. 7 foot !* inches \vido nnd of tho go*' screw lypo. She has a c a b i n and iip- i-rr -i- Tl p n r o n l l y is a convoriod. lifeboat. WOt'V FrOm Bremen Customs ornrors declared they had ·'' · heard at i l i f f o r e t U limes lhal s!ie I changed h n n d s , bul Iho records at t h e r - u s t o m house remain u n c h a n g e d A t r a i n e d Gorman police dog-, siml- | since the dale of Ihe card monlioncd lar to Rln-Tin-Tin of movie f n m e . , above., will arrive here aboard the steam- j vp ^ 1 J^ j ^ill.'jnTt 30 foot ** Inches i n ' ship Tomalva. f r o m Bromoti, on or iprTgUi. 13 foot r. Inrhos wide ami b u s ! Trained Police Dog, Qift to Chief, Is on From Bremen d e p t h of 3 feet. Tho vessel d o c u m e n t e d n t t h o c u s t o m s house. 'not tons'. eleven gross in ibo ra:d- !·'. l?runkerj- s t d n ooasi of C a p t a i n nboul Jan. 10 a n d ' w i l l bo presented] to Chief of Police H e n r y W l s r o d t us j a si" from Mnylor B n y l i s F.. Hsrrlss. N e i t h e r tho chief nor M n y o r Har- Tho c u s t o m s oi't'looj' riss w o u l d discuss t h i s yesterday, j Ing party i n c l u d e d H. f e a r i n g t h n t some misforttir.o m i g h t j p °{y r "' n',', mi ^ 1,0" /".jt'l'i b e f a l l t h e r)"tr b e f o r e i t s n t - r l v n l I n ! r r o n n ' v l i - b . ' T h e G i i l v Gnlvoslon, bul ll is k n o w n the dog i g u a r d p n r t y ._-oiisislo.i Is on its way nnd t h a t he's a roR-ulnr | ^'1 ^'1 ?TM's l ^,i^'V^'" 1 "f. r11l i!.' ncn 'Vp'lt'- 1 p' ) c : go-gctier. i Monroe. J. O'Connor and .1. D.' 7'hil- Jl was learned t h n t tho a n i m a l ; npx. w h i l e the const guard ] n r t y would h n v o boon shipped some tim? om ,.* , j/'i' 1 5 ^ 0 ^'M Att W f y s . ni ?^° ago, but tho owner wns n o t satis- ].'£, " n ,;.",,,!,". .',' A ' ivderso?,''j"sVe f l e d w i t h tho dog'r. t r a i n i n g and do- I Wohh, ' \ V i l l l n m Stcir.!iart and A. C. fldcd In put him Ihrough a Ira.inlng Schmidt, oourse of several weeks boforo sending sending him over to Chief Wlsrodt. A l t h o u g h t i n - dog wns t r a i n e d in Gcrm.iny nnd h;i« h o n r d o n l y tho C i o r n i n n Inngijngo. C h i o f W i s r o d t w i l l h a v e no t r o u b l e t a l k i n g to h i m . as sjiooial u g o t i t of t h o t r e a s u r y d o r ^ r t i n ^ M t o f ?nn A n - t o n i o , w h o vvas h o r o riti o t h e r h t i s i - nuss, is i i K s t - x t i n g 'ho local r u M l u i n . - ; d o p n r t m o n t i n i t s I n v o s t i K n t i o n . i t u i t s s u i t e d \ - r . s i » r ( l n j - ijy Sum T, /.inn. a s s i s t a n t collector. Special to Tho News. i Htints'-llle, Tex., Jan. 4.--Captain R. F. Coloman. warden of tho state penitentiary here, has an- i nounced his resignation, to take ef- j feet Jan. 15. The recent enactment | of the legislature providing for electrocution instead of hanging and ftirthcr provision that the warden act as official executioner Is given I by Captain Coleman as Hie catiSc J.Ms action. ! His resignation, dated Jfln. 1 and addressed to 1 the board of prison ! commissioners, says, in part: : "I h e r e w i t h s u b m i t j a s warden and trust you will be ! i i.';li to relievo me of my d u t i J o n Jan. 16. My relations w i t [ g e n t l e m e n h n v o been ' a n d it is w i t h some regret t n k o t h i s a c t i o n . B [ t h a t the, f o r t h c o m i n g j would 1 subject mo to mcni.:U anguish J t h a t 1 do not foel I could wall · 1 believe t h a t 1 am best i o w n conscience in o f f e r i I n a t i o n . Also I believe, in the ; o f my m a n y years' experience, j it would bo Impossible for me to re! t n i n the rospoct of tho men .'my r n r o t h n t is necessary [ d i s c i p l i n e if-, I should carry j i - l u c l r o c u l l o i i f i as j i s l n t l v i j act." i I o

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News05 Jan 1924, SatPage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)05 Jan 1924, SatPage 1
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