Opium Seizure - Schariff

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a Senator "a politics. by dcm-. citizenship to the . county at to Dantin again democratic again and for, state the sam- OVEE $35,000 CONTRABAND IS FOUND ON SHIPBOAHD AND IN RESTAURANT. , but un- of It their Am«r- a a dom- 2.) ioma inspectors the ' steamship Two Chinamen were ordered held for trial on bonds of $10,000 each and a large quantity of opium' was seized yesterday as the result of bl arrest of three men and seizure of thirty-five'tins of opium Sunday night /Led by A. G. Scharff, special of- the treasury department,-and'"With Frank W. Qulnn, superintendent of m customs, federal custom " "" I '"" : yesterday, boarded the _ Bessemer City, searched the vessel and found about fifty tins of valued at more than J25.00Q rent retail prices. Sunday night 25 tins were taken from the Chinese Chinese steward of the Bessemer City, and raiding- of a.'Chinese restaurant on Market' 'street west of Twenty- fifth street netted an additional ten tins. .. .. · The total seizure*. of eighty-five tins of opium, each weighing a or slightly more than an ounce. Is valued at more than $35,000, making It the largest haul since 1910 in history of the gulf coast, it WES claimed. Chinese Held. The two Chinamen. Chang- Yue' t Sing, steward of the Bessemer City, and Lock Quan, said to .be a local restaurant 'proprietor, each was ordered held In default of 10.000 bond by United States Commissioner Brantly Harris, who conducted an examining trial at the fedi ing y ' opium aa at cur- what he talking about." Quan repeated repeated after Sing Implicated him In the matter. The ca.se, which Is one of the Important handled by the local toms authorities In several years, began Suna*r night when William Llefcrt, customs guard, acting un- der instructions from his chief, searched the Chinese steward as ht left the shjp at Pier ! Mr. Qulr.i; (Continued on Page 7, Column 4.)

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News10 May 1927, TuePage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)10 May 1927, TuePage 1
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