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the when G. of Glenn an by a the center Hialeah banks Hlalnah many fcneroj had -cen was American afternoon ·joncy a Jralnngo high wns relief wns ionic -reak waa two other "mny, vater ilghcr AGENTS HERE UNITE FORCES WITH POLICE IN DRIVE ON LIQUOR GANGSTERS IN CITY City officials and government agents yesterday united forces to begin a drive against alleged liquor gangsters in Galveston, whose activities are blamed for the fatal shooting Thursday night of Jimmy Clinch, Two city officials and AlvJn F Scharff, United States customs agent for this district, met yesterday at the police station and held a conference. It Is believed that the hi-jacking of a place In the west end recently, in which a haul of liquor valued at about $5,000 was taken from one gang by a rival faction, was discussed, and will be investigated by the government. Chief of Police Tony Messina said Saturday that If the government began an Investigation of alleged rum running in connection with tho Clinch murder, his department would unite forces with the federal ngonts and give them all co-operation needed. He said at i tlmt time that he did not know whether the government planned to Investigate. 'H was those The nature of thn illsc'.!5H not revealed yesterday by who participated. Funeral services for Jimmy Clinch were held yesterday while city and county officers continued their Investigation into circumstances surrounding the slaying of the youth Thursday night on P 1 .^ between 41st and 42nd streets. Although theories arc held by investigators as to tho identity of his slayers, clews ore meager and no new developments in tho probe were announced by officials yesterday. The grand jury's investigation I n t o the murder is understood to bo progressing. Last rites for the slnln yonth wrc held from the home of .his sister, Mrs. C. B. Yeager, 3307 L and from there to St. Patrick's Church. He was burled In Calvary Cemetery. Judge Associated up slow the has farmers, independents, measure as n t It question

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 15 Oct 1929, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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