Destruction of liquor - 1925

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and be navy aeronautics. and made g e t n w n y with loot valued at t i v n pow d e f i n i t e Customs Officers Will Pour 31,000 Bottles, of Liquor in G ulf Today; Sets New Record f · . *r ' GoJvepUni w^o witness, queer rights among the denizens ot the deep after today should not rush to the doctor through fenr that w i t h t h e i r mental capacities, but should loy the blame on the United Slol"s customs department for the queer antics of the f i n n y tribe. For some t i m e this morning .11.339 bottles of nsj"orU'd liquors will be hauled out lo sea nnd broken over Ihe side. A hurge lonnod by the Mulled Slales department of engineers engineers will be used to take the liquor out to sen. A f t e r crosing the bar negroes with hammers' and other Implements will eel to work breaking breaking the bottles. The l i q u o r to be destroyed today would b r i n g approximately $188.1134 at $G a bottle, which Is reputed to be the current quotation for the bootleg product. This amount, how; ever, is a low figure, considering In UH-assortment.. , -»-·: Every prccaullon Is belhtf taken see that thirsty GalveHtonlann dri no "rescue" any of the contraband from of for and destruction. A number uf men from! StHt-« -o:i«t euard w i l l act as u body gruard. while the will be conveyed from the warehouse warehouse to the docks In trucks' of the United States army, secured through Captain W. A. La Frenz of Fort Crockett. The liquor to be destroyed today represents seizures from the CUer- okee. Lena. 12 873 and several other vesucl:?. It is a.11 in sucks and cases ranting from six to twelve bottles each, boose bottle lots which had been seized by customs Inspectors were destroyed several weeks axo. With today's lot, liquor destroyed in the last few weeks w i l l total approximately 45.900 bottles, with an estimated valuation of $300,000, representing representing Seizures made d u r i n or f i v e years. The liquor to be destroyed today, it is? declared by customs officlaJs, a the fa.-t t h a t a n u m b e r of battles will be the largest amount uf (lurj,,!!';; dry K-!'. ''ham;.\°.s- r and be destroyed at or.c- t i m e -n. the o t h e r f i n e botllud goods an- included' U n i t e d States. _ und By

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News09 Sep 1925, WedPage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)09 Sep 1925, WedPage 1
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