Liquor seizure from the Rosanda - 1927

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Liquor seizure from the Rosanda - 1927 - Gld- John n e n t 3.) Julius the rings the have...
Gld- John n e n t 3.) Julius the rings the have t o l - Customs Men Halt Steamer Here and Take Large Haul Of Wine and Other Liquor District customs officers prevented prevented the entry ot more than 250 but- tles of foreign liquor late yestenlir when they seized a "quantity of win-i cognac and whisky after search of the Itallaji steamer Rosandra In Bolt-ar Bolt-ar Roads. A bottle of perfume, a hypodermic needle and a box of capsules capsules of. unknown contents wen among the haul. The steamer had arrived earlier n the afternoon from Italy, coming by way of Boston, and was due l: n-oceed to Houston late yesterdav ihe waa held here, however, for fur thcr Investigation today by customs men and department cf justice agents. The vessel brought about six passengers, who l e f t the phlp :he roads. The seizure was the largest made on a vessel entering this port in som- tlm-; according to Frank W. Julnn. Most of the liquor waa found the crew's quarters, while the hypodermic needle and capsule box was found in one of the bunks. No charges were filed'against tho steamer or members of the crew yesterday, but the usual Investiga- i'on will be held today. The usual iroccdure in such cases is to fine he vessel 55 for each bottle seized. t was explained, but customs men declared t h a t a similar f i n e be assessed against anyone f o u n g u i l t y of possession of the l i The officials did not i n d i c a t e er t h e y w i l l seek to find charges in the case. The liquor seized I n c l u d e d bottles of cognac, t h i r t e e n w h i s k y and 235 bottles of wine. IMPRESSIVE CEREMONY AT FINAL SERVICES; OPPOSE FEDERAL AH) Impressive services marked . th« f i n a l d e d i c a t i o n of the High School, held at the school yes- t e r d a y afternoon. A f e a t u r e of the service by If The to person an ve u

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News28 Nov 1927, MonPage 1

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)28 Nov 1927, MonPage 1
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