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Smuggling - attention and is in at German to the far reason...
attention and is in at German to the far reason is neces- given him, the being the made Corbin not SYSTEMATIC SMUGGLING. large Quantities ot Opium Brought Into United States by Way oi Canada. DETROIT, Mich.. March 11.--Large quantities quantities of opium have been shipped recently from Detroit. In some way tho customs authorities learned tho fact. They astior toincd that no such quantities had passed their hands as wore being sent out of city regularly. A careful investigation ra- vealed to them that tho opium was brought to America by way of British Columbia, shipped 'thence to Ontario, to disappear nnd find its way to Detroit. A search for the offenders resulted to-day ic the arrest of R. A. West, a resident of this city. West was taken fore United States Commissioner Graves this afternoon anc! held in $10,000 bail appear to-morrow to answer to a charge smuggling, Tho customs authorities say by tha smuggling of this opium the nient has boon swindled out of nearly 360,00'"' customs duties. The opium was rent nut from this city usually to California, labelled "glassware," "drugs," etc. On it; receipt at Windsor it appeared "Chii.ese curios."

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 12 Mar 1887, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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