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HERRIN MASSACRE DEFENDANTS FREED french Confiscate Bank Deposits, Mines and Customs in the Ruhr BENCH TAKE DEPOSITS IN RUHR BANKS -edit Institutions in Oc cupied Region Confiscated. ONEY IS SEIZED itcmobiles of Frenzied De positors Are Cap tured. INES ARE TAKEN OVER mers Arrested; Fright ened Workers Threat en to Quit. THE RUHR SITUATION I By the Associated Press. I French threats to enforce repara lons payments by confiscations were pride good today by the seizure of everal state mines in the Ruhr val kv and various iciclisbank branches. । Mine managers and directors were rrested in some cases. Miners in onie of the seized pits threatened » qu't if the French entered. Adi ;i«mal German resistance to k yw'i efforts to ship coat develop- hi a the refusal of the Essen dis trict railway administration to dis- Fateh coal trains. I Orders for a strike of all the Freight railway men in the Ruhr rere received from Berlin and a gen- Iral strike of these employes was kpectcd before night. [ Reichsbank branches in various tarts of the Ruhr ’and the Rhinc ■nd were seized by the French, who llaim the Germans were attempting h remove their funds to unoccupied Cennany. [ The French carried out their nn lounced intention to take over the ustoms districts of the Rhineland, [hey took possession of the customs nd coal tax funds. The state for sts also were seized. | Reports of possible mediation be kvecu the allies and Germany by the ague of nations were discounted in faris. where it is said the French bel they cannot consent to such a [top until the result of the oceu ation become apparent. I By the Associated Press. Ixmuon. Jan. 1».—All the German hitch banks, credit institutions and k collectors’ offices in the old and Lily occupied territory of the Rhine- L] have been confiscated by the ench authorities. By the Associated Press. buss&iorf, Jan. I».—The French au pities today appropriated the money [the Dusseldorf branch of the Reiebs hik. They also rounded up the auto [biles of frenzied depositors who hud Lio to the bank to draw money from L institution. They retained posses n of the cars. A demand was made I the occupation authorities for a de ll of 40 police to close the streets ad [ning the bank, but -the municipality fused to supply the men. pin the banking institutions in Dus pWf. both private nnd state, closed s afternoon, claiming to be unable carry on business, owing to the sciz ■ by the French of the local branch the Reichsbank, thus shutting off the nply of marks. The economic life of [ city is :ft a standstill. [The shortage of paper marks h*as lehed a critical stage. ’ The banks L refusing to give marks in exchange amounts of more tfian 100 francs, e dollars, or one pound sterling to a •son. The confiscation of the bank's funds [the French was carried out after the inch had attempted to close and re ive its funds into the interior of Ger ny. according to the French officials, e French interfered, took the entire asury of the bank into their posees n and placed soldiers on guard over I premises. h similar attempt to remove the Dort [nd branch of the Reichsbank was Bed by the occupy ing troops. I By tile Associated Press. ■ oblcnz. Jan. ID.—Five French chief [pectors took over the customs dis [is of the Rhineland today, making complete ring around the territory |c inspectors at the same time seized [ customs funds for forests and eoal [es. By the Associated Press. Recklinghausen. Jan. tC.—French [ops today took possession of four [e ovens belonging to the govern [nt. and arrested the director. Herr [ehestine, who refused to hand over [ records. — . • I*'* the Associated Press. Bingen. Jan. 19.—The state ( (Continued on next page.) THE SAN ANTONIO LIGHT GRAND JURY PROBE OF CITY POLITICS WILL BE RESUMED MONDAY Number of City Employes and Officers Subpoenaed to Appear. Investigation into the alleged collec tion of money from employes and day laborers in the street department will be resumed by the Bexar county grand jury when it convenes again Monday morning- This wag indicated Friday when grand jury bailiffs appeared at the city hall, armed with subpoenas for a large number of foremen and em ployes of the department of Commission er William O. Rieden. City Engineer D. D. Harrigan and Street Foreman Jim Hughes are known to have appeared before the grand jury Thursday morning, in answer to sub poenas sent out by that inquisitorial body. While neither would discussYhe substance of their testimony, having been bound by oath not to reveal it, it is generally considered at the city hull that it had to do with the collection of funds for the “Rieden for Re-elec tion Club,” which is said to have been organized to foster the campaign of Commissioner Rieden for re-election. The street commissioner has repeatedly denied an.v knowledge of the existence of such a club, but in a letter sent out Wednesday instructed all foremen if they had collected such funds to re turn the money to the employes. It is understood at the city hall that the grand jury expects to make a thor ough probe of the alleged collection of funds, also of a report that the city engineer has information leading him to believe that there is a shortage in the fund It is likely that several other city officials will be called before the grand jury to tell what they know in the matter. NO WEATHER CHANGE Mercury To Remain In the Fifties and Winds To Be Moderate, There will be little change in San Antonio weather conditions Friday night and Saturday, Meteorologist J. IL Jarboe's forecast indicating partly cloudy skies and a tendency of the mercury to haunt its summer play grounds and drop not lower than a point between 53 nnd 5!) degrees. The winds will be light to moderate and southerly. There was little action oh Friday's weather map. Much of the country east of the Rockies was cloudy and there worn scattering showers, includ ing a continuation of rain at Shreve port. A large high barometer area, of mod erate intensity, slowly drifting east ward, sent the mercury down to 20 be low in Canada and the tube showed only two degrees above in St. Paul and 22 in Chicago at 7 o'clock but tin's "high” was travelling in too northerly a path to affect much of the territory to the south of it. A "high” coming in over the Pacific Coast brought somewhat colder weath er to the northwest, but it is of only moderate intensity. Jacksonville. Fla., had its daily frost Friday morning. The lowest tempera ture in San Antonio was 54. Suction into the departing low area passing out into the Atlantic provided New York with a contimA tion of high winds, 36 miles being recorded early Friday. Boys cf 19 Sentenced- St. Joseph. Mo.. Jan. 19.—Following conviction by a jury here last night. Judge IV. IE Utz sentenced Alvin Clark. Eastman. Mo., and William Kramer. Sacramento, Cal., both 19 years old, charged with wrecking a Chi cago, Burlington & Quincy passenger train near here, December 12, to ten years’ imprisonment. THE WEATHER TEMPERATURES. JAN. IS.— 2 p. m ;.7S 2 a. m 63 1 p. m 75 3 a. in so 4 P- 75 4 ». ni 39 5 p. m 79 5 a. m........5S S p. in 77 S a. m 57 7 p. m 74 7 a. ni 53 S p. in..,...,.72 8 a. m........ 59 9 p. m 09 9 a. in St 10 p. as IO a. ni 64 11 p. m «3 n a. m 61 12 midnight... .64 12 noon ...67 JAN. 19— 1 p. 71 1 a. tn S 3 2 p. m 73 WEATHER. San Antonio and vicinity: Friday night and Saturday, partly cloudy to cloudy; minimum temperature, 53 to 59; light to moderate souttieriy'w-inda. East Teana; Partly cloudy to cloudy. West Texas: Generally fair; warmer in the Panhandle Friday night. HOME WEATHER FOR TOt RISTS. St. T«uis: Temperature, 34; partly cloudy; 10-nilic wind from the south; low est temperature in laat 24 hours. 34; highest. 92. Chicago: Temperature. 22: partly cloudy; 10-milo wind from the north; lowest tem perature in last 24 hours. 20; highest. 48. Kansas City: Temperature. 40; partly cloudy; 12-mile wind from the couth; low est temperature tn last 24 hours. 38; high est. 56. New York: Temperature, 38; cloudy! 36- mile wind from the northwest; lowest temperature in last 24 hours. 36; highest, $5«-5O - , (urei 4J . cloady; «• w. . northwest lowest vemper&turs la K-v SI hours, 41; highest. 4«a SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1923.—TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES BAN ANTONIAN FOUND DEAD IN MISSOURI Officers Seek to Establish Identity of Mur dered Man. HIDDEN IN HAYSTACK Seek Woman Whom Offi cers Believe Can Estab lish Identity. Search for a young girl who i be lieved ko have been the sweetheart of a maq about 25 years old, whose body was found in a strawstack near Golden City, Mo„ on January 6, and is be lieved to have been formerly from San Antonio, was begun by Deputy Sheriff John Subira Friday morning. A Mexi can woman who was formerly a neigh bor of the girl sought, the deputy sher iff said, recognized the picture of tbe dead man as that of a young man who frequently called on this girl. Officers expect to locate the young woman some time Friday afternoon. Information concerning the murder of the man came to the Bexar county sheriff's office through a letter ad dressed to the National Rank of Com merce. The communication wag from Arthur Farr, a real estate man of Gol den City. Mr. Farr expressed the be lief that the dead man, whose skull had been crushed, might be Joe Karan. Re ports to the sheriff's office Friday, how ever, were that Karan, who formerly was in Sim Antonio, is still glhe. Belief that the man might have been from San Antonio was caused by the fact that he is said to have bad an ac cident near Mt. Vernon. Mo., about Christmas nnd to have wired a bank here for funds to pay for the damage he had done to another car. Mr. Farr stated that he had been in the company of two other men, traveling in a Ford car. Officials at the bank, however, had no knowledge of a man answering the description of the dead man as having been a depositor at the hank so the let tc. was turned over to tbe sheriff's of fice and the investigation begun. The letter from the real estate man at Golden City which furni«hed Bexar county officers tbe clue upon which they are working, was dated January 12. and reads in part as follows: “We found an unidentified stranger murdered near Golden City the morn ing of January 6, nnd we are inclined to think he is a man by the name of Joe Karan, who is a depositor in your bank and who wired to you for funds from Mount Vernon, Mo., about Christ mas, last. Traveling With Two Others. “At that time this man was travel ing over the country in an old Ford touring car in company with two other men. He ran into another car and caused about $56 damage. The three didn’t have that much so he wired your bank for funds. It looks like his two companions might have made away with him. “I am writing this in the hope that you can get me in touch with bis rela tives or friends- I should like also to know the names .of the two parties with hint as if he is the party we found they undoubtedly know how be came there. “I am enclosing two photographs and a description and would appreciate an early reply.” Found in Strawstack. In a postscript Mr. Farr says that the "car these men were traveling in bore a Texas license. It is out of the ordinary. It is described as an old Ford touring car with some kind of an extension in the rear and a bow and sheet ton.” The description furnished says tbe man is 5 feet 6, weighs 135 pounds, ap parently 25 years old, blue or grey eyes, ‘dark hair, almost black, inclined to wave, cut long, small scar on left lip, one gold crown on lower tooth, one sil ver filling upper, both on left side, had been operated on for appendicitis. The man had small hands, well cared for, prominent nose, thick lips. large mouth nnd was evidently an Italian, Greek or Assyrian. “He was found.” the letter says, “concealed in a strawstack near Golden City, without clothing or any means of identification. He had been beaten to death with a blunt instrument and tbe body thrown in the strawstack where it was found accidentally soon after the crime.” CLERK SOLVED MYSTERY English Sleuth’s Pocketbook Recovered From Under Pillow. Newport News. Va., Jan. 19.—A hotel clerk here today held the solu tion of a mystery presented yester day by Sir Basil Thomson, former chief of Scotland Yard. “I tell you. sir,” exclaimed Sir Basil as he hastened for his train, ’’my pocket book is gone; and I tell you there hasn't been a soul in my room but myself I” A maid found the pocketbook hidden beneath tbe pillow on the bed used by Sir Basil. World’s Greatest Self-Made Boy At the age of eight, Jackie Coogan, boy film star, is reported to have turned down a contract which would have assured him $1,506,000 a year for several years. The reason : Someone else has offered him more I Young Coogan today is worth nearly $2,000,000 andMtas aa oil well that nets him nearly $4OOO a day. Still he's a regnlar boy, say his parents. HARVEY’S MISSION IN UNITED STATES COMES TO AN END Belief That Visit Concerned British Debts Empha sized by Departure. Washington, D. C., Jan. 19—Ambas sador Harvey, who hat been a guest at the White House since January 2, left late last night for New York. Al-, though no definite statement was made, it was indicated that he might return to, Washington some time next week before leaving for bis London post. The departure, of Mr. Harvey coin cides with that of the British debt commission which left Washington dur ing the day, adding emphasis to the be lief that the ambassador's visit to Washington was occasioned primarily by the debt discussions. During his stay here, however, he has discussed European questions with Secretary Hughes and members of the Senate for eign relations committee, while his ad vieer is understood to have been valued by President Harding in connection with tho European reparations compli cations. WOMAN IS PARDONED Convicted Murderess Will Take Up Prison Reform Work. Madison, Wis., Jan. 19.—Grace Lusk, former Waugcsha. Wis., school teacher, | freed from prison by a condition#! par i doh, today made plans for the future, | expressing a determination to enter prison reform work. Miss Lusk was convicted of second de gree murder in 1918 and sentenced to nineteen years in prison for the killing of Mrs. David Roberts, wife of a Wauke sha doctor, with whom she was said to be in love. The pardon conditionally ending Miss Lusk's servitude was granted by Gov ernor John J. Rlaif, that she might regain her health, said to have been broken by prison confinement. At present Miss Lusk is being treated in a private sanitarium where she was removed in 1921. Miss Lusk was said to be planning to leave the sanitarium within a few days. * THE SUNDAY LIGHT A complete metropolitan newspaper with all the news, the Best of feature articles, a strong editorial page, care fully chosen cartoons and art work, a complete market review and many other departments and features of in- I terest to every member of the family. Its uniform merit has made it the favorite in San Antonio and Southwest Texas. Its clean, well edited col umns make it welcome in the home and every member of the family finds enjoyment and instruction in its read ing. Sunday and every day The Light is the newspaper you will enjoy. ORDER YOUR SUNDAY COPY TODAY. SWIMS 3 MINUTES IN BOILING WATER UNTIL HELPED OUT Refinery Employe in Criti cal Condition as Re sult of Fall. Fort Worth. Tex.. Jan. 19.—Lester B. Woods fell in a tank of boiling wa ter nt a refinery between Mineral Wells and Brazos late yesterday and today is in a critical condition in a Mineral Wells hospital. He was able to swim for two or three minutes, giving other employes time to fish hi.u out. EVANS DUNLAP, LIFER, ESCAPES FROM PRISON AT HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS Convicted Here in 1920 for Murder of Will Camp Near Terrell Wells. ■ “Evans Dunlap convicted in Bexar county. March 19, 1920, serving lite term, escaped today.” • This is the message contained in a telegram which reached detective head quarters late Thursday night. It bore the signature of Johu L. Dibrcll, record derk at the Huntsville peniten tiary. . Dunlap referred to in the telegram was convicted by « jury in the Thirty seventh ' District Court, on an indict ment charging him with the slaying of Will Camp, a youthful San Antonian, in the latter part of 11)19. Camp was shot and instantly killed a short time after he had been called from bis home in the southern part of the city by n • telephone message. He was shot down as he neared the Terrell Wells, a short distance from his home. Offi cers claim relations between the two men hail been strained for some time prior to the tragedy. Kaiser's Yacht a Trade Ship. London, Jan. 19.—The Hohcnkollern. once the palatial pleasure yacht of the former German emperor, is being fitted out as a trade ship by the German gov ernment. It will be sent on a cruise to the British dominions. BLOODY CLOTHES OF MISSING MAN AND BOL FOUND Officers Believe Solomon Jorge and Youthful Com panion Murdered. QUESTION TWO MEN Check for $lBO, Payable to Peddler, Cashed by Man Held. A blood-soaked khaki shirt, positively identified as having belonged to a four tcen-ycar-old Mexican youth who was with Solomon Jorge when he was last seen, n tattered coat, also belonging to the youth and an overcoat said to have belonged to the missing mnn, found at a lonely spot on the Frio river between Cotulla and Pleasanton, convinced Bexar county officers Friday that the Assyrian peddler who has been missing for more than three weeks has been murdered. These garments and portions of a blanket were found by K. Yninan, friend of the missing man. who is in vestigating the case as a special deputy appointed by Sheriff John W. Tobin. Yamnn made the gruesome discovery Inte Thursday while on his way from Cotulla to Pleasanton in search of n third man who is suspected to have had knowledge of the whereabout* of Jorge. The clothing was found in a thicket. Search of the brush in the vicinity of tho find failed to disclose the body of Jorge or that of the Mex ican youth, but officers expect to re turn to Mie scene early Saturday morn ing and are confident that both bodies will be found. Held Man in Jail Here. One man. taken into custody by Ta man at Pleasanton late Thursday is now in th® Bexnr county jail. Ho was questioned closely by Sheriff Tobin. Chief Deputy Alphonso Newton and Deputy John Subira Friday morning, but disclaimed nuy knowledge of Jorge's whereabouts. He ; dmitted, however, of ficers say, that it was he who cashed « check for $lBO. belonging to the miss ing man. Officers expected to question this man further Friday afternoon and expressed the belief that he may disclose information which may lend to a solu tion of the mystery. This man also will be taken by Deputy Sheriff John Su bira to the spot where the blood-Maked clothing was discovered, in an effort to hare him point out where the bodies of the man and boy were concealed. One Horse Is Found Another important development in the mystery Friday morning was a re port from the deputy sheriff of LaSalle county that a horse belonging to the' missing man and one'of a team he drove to his peddler's wagon, had been found near Millett. The h'-rse, the officer s. id. was running at large. Search has now been instituted for the other horse and the man's wagon. The man taken into custody at Pleas anton Thursday and now held in the Bexar county jail is said to be the brother of a man arrested at Cotulla. One man taken into custody in San Antonio Wednesday in the belief that he has knowledge of the whereabouts of Jorge, has been relea'-ed. Three Endorsed Checks. The $lBO check which has figured so prominently in the investigation of Jorge's disappearance is a cashier's check drawn on the First National Bank nt Pleasanton. It is said to have been in payment of goods purchased from Jorge by a merchant there. Tbe check bears the endorsements of throe men, nniong them being tbe two broth ers who arc held. It was cashed nt Cotulln. Officers also are in posses si.it of a letter which was written to the merchant at Pleasanton, requesting that the money be sent. The Wtcr. of ficers s«y. was post-dated and is evi dently not in the handwriting of the missing man. Although Jorge had not been reported missing hut about three weeks. Deputy Sheriff Subira exnressc l the belief Fri day that he has been dead longer than that. The condition of the clothing found, he said, would indicate that it hnd lain on tbe ground for s.me time. The fact that the two coats were bndly torn, officers say, would indicate that there was cither a hard struggle or that coyotes or other wild animals have found them. The khaki shirt, although almost intact, is stained over the entire hack nnd officers believe that the stains ar blood. Smaller stains on parts of the two coats officers also believe are blood stains. The shirt nnd coat were identified at the sheriff’s office Fridaj- morning by the father of the boy who was a con stant companion of Jorge on his ped dling trips. Yaman identified the over coat as that which had been worn by Jorge when fast seen. Laman was a close friend of tbe missing man and expressed a determination Friday to continue bis investigation of the case until the man an', boy. or the bodies of the two are found. Mr. Yaman is strongly of the opinion, however, that a search of the brush in the vicinity of where he found the r’athim, will reveal the bodies of the two men. If they are not found there be sajs, he expects to find them sunk in the Frio river nearby. FREEDOM IS GIVEN ALL FIVE MEN UN TRIAL IN HERRIN MINE RIOT CASE - Intense Excitement Prevails in Crowded Courtroom When Jury Is Summoned Shortly Before 2 O’Clock, But No Demonstration Staged — Verdict of Not Guilty Probably Means That Prosecution Against 200 Other Men Indicted Will Be Dropped. Marion, 111., Jan. 19.— A1l five defendants in the Herrin riot trials were acquitted today shortly before 2 o’clock when the jury announced its verdict after about 30 hours of de liberation. They were found not guilty of murder. The jury was called before Judge D. T. Hartwell at 1:30. The court room filled rapidly. There was some delay while attorneys and defendants were summoned. The verdict probably means that state’s attorneys will abandon any contemplated fight against the remainder of those indicted in connection with the Herrin mine riot, num bering about 200. The verdicts were read in the following order: Leva Mann. Joe Carnaghi, Peter Hiller, Burt Grace and Clark. All of them are union miners except Peter Hiller who taxi driver. The court room was crowded when the ver was read but there was no sign of a demonstration of kind. is a diet any James Weaver, one teen and twenty ballots reached. Thr 'hich ue jury, wi . retired at 11:15 o’clock yesterday morn ing deliberated for 27 hours before arriving at its decisions. The crowd pouring from the court room after the ver dicts were read quickly filled the square, but there was no sign of any demonstration. Many persons gathered about the jurors to congratulate them while the defendants hur ried to their homes. DIES OF INJURIES Showman Hit by Automobile in Down* town District Thursday Night. William Duffy. 55, member of the Wortham Carnival force, died at Rob ert B. Green Hospital at 2 p. m. Fri day of injuries received Thursday night when hit by an automobile at West Houston and Soledad. VIENNA TO REPEAT Cabaret Friday Night and Opera Sat urday and Sunday Afternoons. The Vienna Opera Companj’ will ap pear in a frolic or cabaret performance for music lovers at Casino Hall at 8:15 Friday night. Between numbers of the program there will be dancing. Index to Advertisers to principal advertising In today'* Light, for guidance of shoppers: Advertiser — Page Alamo Foods Co. 17 American Magazine Amusements Banks, Insurance. Investments.. 2a Barkin A Schilling 23 Beacon Shoe Co 18 Boston Shoe Store 19 Chew On Grocery Co 11 Classified and Beal Estate 26, 27 ('loonan A Osborn 28 Crockett Automobile Co 13 Dalkowitz Bros. Co. 8 Federal Bakeries 20 Font by < nothing Co Frank Bro* Franklin Bros. 28 Frost Bros. Co 5 Goggan A Bros.. Thon 18 Good Housekeeping Magazine.... 5 Guarantee Shoe Co 21 Hertzberg Jewelry Co 9 Hoyle A Barick 13 Hull Bros. Trunk Factory 27 Irish. B. G 10 Jacobs-Mazur Co. !» J oaks Bros. Co. 8,15.1* Kaufman Dry Goods- Co 11 K AM Shoe Store It Kline. 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The three against whom the Injunc tion was directed in the Seventeenth district court are F. J. Knoble Jr., Miss Orline Knoble and Mrs. Ethel Alice I-urns. The children face charges of assault to murder on their father as a result of a whipping given him Wed nesday. The father also filed suit for $55,000 da.u? FATHER AND SON SLAIN BY BANDITS IN THEIR MARKET Failure to Understand Eng lish Cost Foreigners Their Lives. St. Louis, Jan. t9.—Police today at tribute! the deaths of Sam Sokolik, 50 years old. and bis sot*. Julius, 17, who were shot to death by a pair of youthful by night, to their in ability to uincrXand English. The bandits commanded the son and f ‘her, who operate*’ a Kosher meat market, to “atick ’em up” while they were counting the day’s recr »•». nt they did not tind'crstsnd and hesitated, the police said. Thinking ‘‘e men wera resisting, tbe bandits opened fire. >• tally wounding them. .Tbe laiuily re cently came from Kuasian Poland.