Galveston Collector Pabst

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Galveston Collector Pabst - of to commission of to provisions organize sent...
of to commission of to provisions organize sent most the the n.scd and MOEE THAN $6,000 WORTH OF PROVISIONS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED BY COMMITTEE. The sea-going tug Rotarian, in 'command of Captain Tom Lasserre, left Galveston last, night about 12 o'Hock for Corpus Christi with more than 56,000 worth of groceries aboard, tho first contribution from Galveeton for immediate relief of the people in the stormswept area of the Texas coast country. ' A b o u t $ 4 , 0 0 0 was collected Block, treasurer of the central som- mittee appointed by Ine Galveston in Commerc.al Association, 'and P. J. Bel- ' lew, president of the Young Men's Progressive League, $1.000 being contributed by A..K. Belo fc Co. Captain T. J. Anderson, chairman of the central committee, and George Sealy, chairman of the executive committee of Galveston chapter, American Red.Cross, accompanied the shipment aboard the Rotarian. The coast guard cutter Comanche, ordered to Galveston from Houston by Fred. G. Pabst, collector of customs for the port of Galveston, was reported on her way to this port last night. She will depart this morning for a cruise of.aid and inspection along Uie_caasU Major R.. c. Snead, United States army engineer, accompanied by S. M. Wilcox, assistant engineer, will depart today aboard the engineers' power launch Colonel, through the intra- coastal canal, taking provisions for t l relief of cases most in need along the route of the canal. At a meeting of the board of directors and advisory boa-d of the Galveston Commercial Association yesterday afternoon the sum of $1,670 was cof- locled In t.ne space of ten minutes to assist in defraying the cost of the supplies. In response to a. telegram of i n q u from Mayor H. O. Sappington yesterday morning Governor W. P. Hobby advised the mayor that the interest shown by Galveston was highly appreciated, and suggested that supp'lies and money be sent direct, by boat. .lules Block, treasurer of the central rplf committees, urges that all persons who desire to contribute to the f u n d for relief send checks to his of business, 1911 Avenue 14. Fraternal -organizations and labor organizations may also send their contributions to his office, Mr. Block said. The canvass for f u n d s will continue today the central committee in conjunction w i t h tho Rod Cross and the Young Men's Progressive League. by to of stating

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 17 Sep 1919, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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