Whisky Conspiracy

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Whisky Conspiracy - j THE WHISKY CONSPIRACY. Judge Bangs...
j THE WHISKY CONSPIRACY. Judge Bangs Interviewed ea Bis Washington Vlkl I I m porta t Documents Itelatlve ta the Whisky Caaea atecelved Yeatantar. While District Attorney Bangs was at Wash ington last week he had a consultation with Sec retary Sherman. Attorney General Devens. and Commissioner of Internal Bevenue Ream, rela tive to the whisky eases. The result was the con slderation of compromising propositions recently made by Boelle. Junker Ac Co.. B. M- M- Ford ft Co.. and George Miller. Regarding the Instructions Judge Bangs had received, an IxTia Ocxxji representative yester day obtained from that gentleman the following olnts: The fltst point was that those pro positions of compromise, after due consideration, had beea rejected. Second, the Judge was instructed to dis miss other eases pending against Boelle. Junker Ac Co. ana tne judgments, which were opened for de fense ia the two condemnation eases ia which the arm mentioned waa claimant, amounting in the aggregate to SaO.OOO. when - the amount claimed shall have been restored, and to dismiss all other eases pending against them. Also, the same in reference to x. at. ord at OO- OO- that Is. whenever they shall have restored two similar judgments - amounting, in the aggregate, to f -.2 -.2 l.ooo; also, other suits against them shall be dismissed, except In beta cases, suits which are pending against the principals wherein they or some 01 taem mav om security. He waa aieo aa- aa- vlsed that the matter of compromise similarly submitted oa the part or Dickenson. Abel! A Co. are rejected. Fourth. Instructed to nroeeed witn the cwne Lha aa Una (Tr timji Kaan made. latu nrroBMATioir. District Attorney Bangs received important let ters yesterday from the Internal Bevenue office of the Treasury Department. Mr. Bangs Bare the eases spoken of In the letters amount to nearly f 200.OOO. and that they will be tried some time curing tne present term, hs evidently does not think that the government will realise verv muoa out ot tne suits, a do letters are as xoiiowa: Ornca or Istkhbai. JBKvaarm, WAaaiaaTos. Nov. tf, ) - Mark Bangs. XsqTTnitad pittas district attorney. ChlcBre. Sia: The propositions of compromise submitted by Messrs. Dickinson. A bell and Bonrouana. to pay 1.000 as a settlement of all claims aaaiast them on account of violations of internal revenue revenue law, and 01 Simon Powell and Joseph Maas. to pay f I.00O in settlement of all claims, salts, assessments and obligations existing asainst tnem and the South Branch Distilling Company on account of violations of internal revenue law. have beeneonsidered. and both propositions are rejected. You will proceed with the caaea aa though no offers had been made. Very respect. fully. . Gaxxjf B. Bsuax.r .'." commissioaer. noaer, . IT. . . tires. V.B. Tiiiirti Durimin . vmoior Dtiuil Kin: W. .n 1 m. w,w W.w Mark Bangs, Esq. TJnJt-d TJnJt-d TJnJt-d Statas Dutrict Attorney, Horta- Horta- Sin: Yon are borebv advlaad that tha madmL tinns of compromise recentir submittad to this office by Boelle. Junker At Co. B. M. Ford Ac Co.. and George Miller, after due consideration have beea rejected, for the purpose of earrvins: oat the agreement that was made by yourself and yoar associate eoonsel with certain distillers and rectifiers commonly called the "first Batch." whereby they were induced to turn Stare's evi. ueaee against persona eagsgsd la dsXxaudiag the

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 13 Nov 1877, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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