Island Home - Trial

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u n d e r his the overcome w i t h the victory speak stop. His from n p com- IN farm flOO.000.000 eot- t e s on a basis of f i n a n c i n g cotton market, of the finance American n n n d president o n a l Hank of t e d last. Island Home Seizure Qoes To Trial With 14 Men Trio of Vessels Involved Vicinity--Tuesday fair; Wed- : continued to Trlnl of the crew of the British a u x i l i a r y schooner Island Home on I n d i c t m e n t s charging conspiracy to violate the tariff and p r o h i b i t i o n Jaw's began yesterday afternoon In federal court before J u d p o J. C. Hutcho:on Jr. The j u r y was selected yet^torday morning nnd t h » ' f i r s t witness. Captain Wlllliim Steinhnrt. of thc coast guards, was called late yi'storda'y afternoon. The Indictment charges the er«»w if lUe lLrind Jlomo. together * w i t h n, number of Port A r t h u r ond Beaumont men with corisplrury to bring liquor into the. United States. Those charged In the i n d i c t m e n t ure Ben S. Granger. George H. Sanford; Archln Mamilton. Yock I Adams, Jesse Dyfon. Tom Cobb, W. H. Fnrrell, master of thc Island Home; H. D. Thompson, Monties, n u l u l m n Tlbetts, Churl Eowden. Dlllr-r Bowden. James M i l l - er nnd Bunynn Walter. The government cnse. us outlined by K d w i n It. Warnkcn, assistant dist r i c t attorney, U that the Island Hume was to bring liquor w i t h i n t h e t e r r i t o r i a l waters of the U n i t e d Slater, where It would be transferred 10 the 1,0110. and thc Otter, motor boats and brought Into t;;o country. The government w i l l nlso try to show t h a t th,. Island Home wns seen w i t h i n the three-mile l i m i t on Nov. 20. i:t;3. and t h a t she was taken by cargo of liquor o u t f l d e of the three- mile l i m i t but w i t h i n the twelve- m i l e l i m i t . The defense w i l l n t l e m p t to show- Hint no conspiracy existed between the crew of the Island Homn nnd the other dofondtnte and thnt members of the crew were not n c q u o l n t - ed w i t h otl'er defendants in the The ease : ur the dofenso wn: pro- Bent ed by 1). D. McDonald. Tho fenso also will try to show that Captain f u r r e l l and the Island were In the g u l f but not w i t h e t h r e e - m i l e l i m i mentioned, t h a t t h e ut the vessol was caught when thc wind hud died the motor useless and had nnchor- ed to avoid d r i f t i n g w i t The. drfi'iiditnts will try t[ prove t h a t llii sejKurc of a British ship nnd British'crew u n l a w f u l men on board did not bring any liquor to shore and that t h e y the right to sell liquor on the high seas If they suw f i t , but t h trip. That the crow ,,t t h e I s Home was signed too i a t " to a n y t h i n g to do w i t h the A n t o n i o | conspiracy; t h a t Dyson ed in no wny w i t h t h t h a t Tom Cobb hnd n o t h w i t h the o p e r a t i o n of other points In the defense argument. Cuptr.ln W i l l i a m S t e l n guard officer, was the f i r s t w called by tho government. He told of s i g h t i n g the Island In t h o gulf Nov. 20. Thn witness declared t h n t the vessel was the throc-mllo. l i m i t . He do.-lari-d Hint he saw t h e ship O K n l day about six miles f i o m shore. Saw Hunt* Cuiur In. Cnp'sli! SU-::ih:i:-t t.-Htll'l-jd t h a t t h a t day lie suw two motor r i n n j n g from t h e general d of th" Island Homo and t h n t the. boats headed t o w a r d Sun Pass, The t r i a l will h- resumed t m o r n i n g al 10:30 o'clock. A nlno;i-cn witnesses aro to b: oxamln- i il for t!i.: K O I eminent and a iiiiin- (Contlnued on Pago 7, Column 6.) was c o n n ohargo and

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 24 Jun 1924, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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