The following day Lehrs met with Woldemar's brother, Victor, and his sister, Catherine Bary, who was engaged to marry Vasilii Vasilevich Krivoshein, charged in the case together with Woldemar Bary and Ivan A.
On 16 April Victor Bary informed Vice Consul Lehrs that a confidential offer had been received: Woldemar Bary would be released if Victor Bary paid 150,000 rubles (the exchange rate about this time was twelve rubles to the United States dollar).
In the meantime, Vice Consul Lehrs pressed Chicherin to arrange a meeting with Woldemar Bary.
Lehrs did indeed attend the public session of the Investigative Commission attached to the Moscow Revolutionary Tribunal on 30 April 1918, where Tager acted on behalf of Bary and Nikolai Konstantinovich Murav'ev represented Il'in.
Lehrs believed that the charges against Woldemar Bary were part of an extortion scheme with respect to the Bary family.
When Lehrs was reassigned to Vologda later in June 1918 as a result of a contretemps with Karl Radek, the United States Consul in Moscow, DeWitt Poole linked the Bary Case with his concerns about the personal safety of Lehrs.
(48)They never will be suggested, if we keep in mind the Ninth Commandment of Karl Lehrs
: "Du sollst nicht glauben, dass zehn schlechte Grunde gleich sind einem guten."
Further, the introduction of tunnel 'lehrs
' from about 1740 improved the control of the 'annealing' or cooling of freshly made glassware, thereby reducing losses due to thermal shock and leaving English glassware more resilient to the wheel.