JS Glassmeyer - Liquor seized The Cincinnati Enquirer, 28 may 1919

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JS Glassmeyer - Liquor seized The Cincinnati Enquirer, 28 may 1919 - embroid-. . R)ur Men and Two Women Are Said To...
embroid-. . R)ur Men and Two Women Are Said To Have Stored Liquor ! For Sale By $200,000 j Corporation j Internal Revenue officials manning j automobile trucks, yesterday seized be-, be-, be-, j tween 1.800 and 3.0000 gallon of Dot-j Dot-j Dot-j tled-in-bond tled-in-bond tled-in-bond tled-in-bond tled-in-bond whisky from the homes of i a half dozen residents of Cincinnati, j where, it is said, the whisky had been stored for the purpose of sale - later from the hotel and cabaret of the Key stone Amusement Company. Sixth and Mound streets, on the premises formerly formerly known as the Hotel Sterling. Search warrants were issued for the To I ! in seizure of whisky Mid to be stored at l nKhf' the homes of J. S. Glassmeyer, 2"19j8res Clara Taphorrj. 1009 Ross avenue. Price Hill( widow of Joseph Taphorn, Cincinnati Cincinnati butcher; S. V. Glassmeyer. 544 Hopkins stfeet, said to be a brother of J. S. Glassmeyer; Mrs. Anna Kinley. i j 23S5 Kemper, lane, reputed sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law J of Glassmeyer. and Bernard W. Brink. 1026 Delmonte place, Trice Hill. eon purpose with home this years remained eaving . j acted i IE ciarea 10 De a Drotber or Mrs. Taphorn ; and of City Detective Joseph Brink. J -o -o . . i I Warrants were issued at the same j time for the arrest of Nathan A. Ml. inrir j chaelson. formerly a saloonist at Car-!"fintI- Car-!"fintI- Car-!"fintI- ,. . j Glassmeyer and Mrs. Taphorn on charges of conspiracy to defraud the i Government out of taxes ' against this whisky under revenue act. TWO assessed fmln the new l day I charges Additional Warants Issued. jonly An additional warrant was issued i . 0 , D, , . . (citizens J . Z. . . Jck himself. Ins . ness without a license from the Govern-j Govern-j Govern-j po-j ment. Glassmeyer and Mrs. Taphorn licemen Rat-I Tvr rh.rrpri ,iti. wi-i wi-i wi-i 1't , whisky In their possession for the pur- pur- i ' ncse of defraudine the Corrrnmrnt nut i 'of the additional tax imposed upon it ' under the new revenue act. I The three persons were arraigned in the United States Commissioner's Court and1 each entered a plea of not guilty. Ml-' Ml-' Ml-' . chaelson's bond was fixed at $3,000 on the ! i conspiracy charge and $10O on the other' : charge. The bonds of Glassmeyer andi ; Mrs. Tahorn were fixed at f 3,000 on the ' conspiracy charge and $j00 each on thei ' second charge. Glassmeyer went on Ml-. Ml-. Ml-. chaelson's bond. Michaelson went' on! Glassmey'er's bond and Mr. and Mrs. J. 8. ; GlassTiTeyVr 'Signed the bond of Mrs. Tap-j Tap-j Tap-j : horn. Hearings were set for June lO and I June 12. ; . j ! Internal revenue officials said that ac-i ac-i ac-i , cording to Information reaching them. ' on several nights prior to the passage of ; the new war-revenue war-revenue war-revenue act assessing- assessing- $3.2T a I ' gallon additional tax on whisky, a. certain ! auto truck was loaded after midnight! ( with whisky from Michaelson's saloon i : and driven to the homes of the persons whdse residences were searched yester- yester- j Plan To Secrete Liquor Alleged. I It is charged .further the whole plan was a conspiracy- conspiracy- on the part' of Michael-son, Michael-son, Michael-son, Glassmeyer and Mrs. Taphorn, and j possibly others, to secrete this . whisky penaing me opening oi me oia noiei sterling sterling property as a hbtel and cabaret for negroes. Chief Deputy -Internal -Internal Revenue Collector Collector Stephen W. AfcGrath says information information coming to him from his deputies is to the effect that Michaelson. Glassmeyer and Mrs. Taphorn are the principal stockholders stockholders In the Keystone Amusement Company, Company, a $200,000 corporation organized for the purpose of purchasing the Hotel Ster-. Ster-. Ster-. linr property and operating it as a hotel and' cabaret for the negro population of Cincinnati. Michaelson Is said to be President of the corporation and Glass- Glass- meyer Is said. to have the contract f or remodeling the building to meet the re- re- j quirements of such a venture. Glassmeyer denied there was any con- con- j splracy to do an Illegal act. He said he i and the others had purchased whisky be- be- t i fore . the new revenue law was passed and had stored it at their homes, but that I j there was nothing about their transaction j j In fraud of the Government or in viola- viola- ! ; lion of law, so far as he knows. -

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 28 May 1919, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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