and Shipping WILL oyster the this reef City, of road assist Mr. shell and to make Alfred points state p of Ira- 25. -Mc- IS FELT FOR AMERICAN CONSUL AT VERA CRUZ AGAIN ASKED TO PUSH INVESTIGATION. INVESTIGATION. Tho status of the Gulf Fisheries Company's Company's red snapper schooner Cape Horn remains unchanged since local interests were notified recently thai .-he would be released during: tho week beginning Hay 19. The Cape Horn has been in hands of the Mexican authorities at Cruz since her seizure on April 26. reports from Paul H. Foster. American consul at Vera Cruz, were to the effect that she was beins held on a technical ctftirfre of taking fish from Mexican territorial territorial waters. Tills cl::trge was said by both Consul Foster and W. J. Chapman, receiver for the Gulf Fisheries at Galveston. Galveston. to be without foundation in fact, for the reason that no red snapper are taken in water aa shallow as that described. described. Fred C. Pabst. collector "f customs for the port of Galveston, and Sam T. Zinn. special deputy collector, nave been actively interested iji the case of. the Cape^Horn. and have had ths hearty cooperation of Consul Fostc-r in an, effort to adjunt maters, Mr. Z i n n said. Saturday the following cablegram was sen' to Consul Foster by Mr. Pabst: "Having heard of. no progress beingr made in the case of the Cape Horn of the Gulf Fisheries Company, v/e are greatly disturbed about the pre'sent status of the vessel. W i l l appreciate your suggestions covering *uy f u r t steps to oe taken .locally to effect the immediate release of the vessel, and continued co-operation in this matter." That a letter from Consul Foster setting setting forth details of the case is en to Galveston interests is indicated by following reply received by Mr. Pabst: "Full report to date in my letter of Evidence nil in. and favorable court decision decision probable during- the coming week."