Galveston Customs

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a bag companies Sugrarland district. i a l Sugar h or sugar the Panama from an ex- i I \ but be admitted I i s Increased Collections by Customs Force Here Shows Wonderful Port Qrowth NEWS be The growth of the port of Calveston Calveston Is borne out in customs collections collections for the past five years. W h i l e the movement of cotton, grain and other commodities has been u n u s u a l l y large this year, sugar receipts havn also played a large part in the tremendous increase shown. Through April 30 receipts for the fiscal year ending June 30 totaled $7.377.61'".T7 from all sources. This amount is nearly double collections for 1923-24, when a total of $4.574,-| 543.66 was collected for the entire fiscal year. ' To give a better estimate of the increase this year, collections for the fiscal year 1920-21 totaled $1.902.907.34. $1.902.907.34. The present year has already seen more than six times ari much collected as was collected during the entire twelve months' period five years ago. At the beginning of the present fiscal year customs officials set as their goal $10,000,000 in collections, and as each month sees new records made they are optimistic of reach-, ing, if not surpassing, this mark. April was the banner month in the history of the custom house. when a total of 51,146.446.73 was collected. collected. Previous to that time March was the banner month with $1,090.563.92. $1,090.563.92. February of this year was the first time in history that more than $1,000,000 was collected In a single month, a total of $1.006.685.27 being taken in from all sources. 'was SO..000 A i Is and on out

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 13 May 1925, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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    TXHooper – 24 Feb 2013

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