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Customs - S. feet, of out is have of to and day, at on...
S. feet, of out is have of to and day, at on Wednesday tail. The and into killed lion, and it the wagon? Ste not Franks suddenly her year. _ THE instruction given to Custom liouso officers to enforce the rules o the Department, are being strictly car ricd out. Some amusing incidents ar related of tlie success attending the! vigilance, in which it is made apparcn that there are female smugglers. A New York paper relates the following A corpulent lady was in the act o stepping ashore from the plank of an ocean steamer. Her pretty, smooth clear-cut countenance did not at all su gest the rotund bigness that appeare to be enveloped in her rich dress ant costly India shawl. The Customhouse officers observed her with critic's eyes and had great curiosity to see wha the woman was made of. She was cordingly escorted into the searcher' room, and the female customs detect ivcs were told to go through her. went at it, and shook out of the port!; iidy over $5000 worth of jewels, iaccn gloves, and other articles of woman' wear, and left her pretty wgll dressd after all. Iler bustle was made o gloves: a large braid of false hair wa chiefly laces; her underclothes wer full of jewels, and her corsets wer not by any means according to law There V.T.S very little woman left afte s.hc had been shaken down, and sh was trying to smuggle herself o;I fo Int. "Wzi.L, Uncle Billy, cion't you wan any more civil rights?" "Not any his who the be can Jupiter ter the Colossal a

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 05 Aug 1875, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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