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SUFFRAGISTS DON'T BLAME THE RICH MRS.
WARREN IF SHE BROKE SMUGGLING LAWS
Top, Left, Mrs. Inez Milholland Boissevain; Below Her, Miss Alice Carpenter;
Right, Mrs. Whitney Warren.
New York, Feb. 8. When Mrs.
Varren, who is the wife of Whitney
Warren, the famous architect and
treasurer of the Secours National, ar
rived from Prance, Nov. 15, customs
inspectors charged that the wearing
apparel which her declaration showed
to be worth $1,500 had a home value
On 26 gowns in her baggage the
forfeiture value is $13,389, the home
value plus the duty.
On December 10, almost a month
after Mrs. Warren's arrival, Dudley
leld Malone, collector of the port of
New York, announced that he had
ordered the baggage of Mrs. Warren
seized and forfeited.
In addition he ordered the papers
in the case to be sent to the United
States district attorney with the re
commendation that they be laid be
fore the grand jury, alleging that
there was an attempt to defraud the
Wealthy women are said by cus
toms officials, to cause more trouble
in attempting to evade paying duty
than do any other class of passengers
entering our ports.
Discussing this Alice Carpente