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Watch the Large Pur Purchases Purchases Purchases ¬
chases Abroad AbroadContinued AbroadCentJnued AbroadContinued
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who ho has perfected the greatest rooteat system systemin s stem stemIn
in the world for forstopplns stopping smuggling smugglingAnd smugglingAnd
And a as a result of this system some of ofthese ofthE ofthese
these thE socalled smugglers are facing acinI imprisonment im imprisonment Imprtsonmeftt ¬
prisonment others have been forced to topa topay
pay pa heavy It fines nets women have crept cr pt in inhame inshame
shame to country places where they theymight thfYmight theymight
might hide the brand df the law em embluzoned emLIzoned emblazoned
blazoned upon them and men have re renounced reonounced renounced ¬
nounced great eat positions and prospects to towait toalt towait
wait alt until the world turns to other and andfresher andfreasher
fresher news newsFAIR newsFAIR newsFAIR
NORTH N FORTH South East and Weat Westall Westallpities eatan eatandtles all allcities
cities arc blazoned upon the rolls rollsof rollsoC rollsof
of the BIt1US smuggling llng army arm and ant the latest latestupon latestUpon latestupon
upon whom hOln the searchlight of the thelaw thelaw
law has tlurg iU glare are four of ofthe oCthe ofthe I
the most noted society oclet women of ofViscon ofisonn ofVisconsln
Viscon isonn VisconslnBeautlfally isonnBeoautltIlJl ln lnBeautifully
Beautifully gowned serenely confi confident confident conftdent ¬
dent thatthey that they would escape even the thesuspicions theusplclo8 thesuspicions
suspicions of the inspectors ln torl these thesefour theaefnurM thesefurairs
four fnurM furairs Mrs C W Allen Au Miss 1 Gertrude GertrudeAllen
Allen Mrs Mr C D Creiger and Miss MissEthel MissEthel MissEthel
Ethel Summer all of KenOtlbaWls KenOtlbaWlslit Kenosha Wisstood Wis
stood lit od on the decks of the LimitanIa LimitanIaas
a as she steamed into nto port on Friday Frlda FrldawhiIl >
while in tbeir nine trunks lay Jewels jewelsvalued j
valued at more than 3d SH6 6 1 1Of
Of this they bad declare only > nl1 160 160Ttally 160Totally I
Totally unconscious unco lIClous were ere they the that thatb
by b cable and nd wireless their names nameshad n8meslutd nameshad 1
had already been Hashed t + the cus j jtom
torn officials Twice T lce did Deputy Col COIlector Collector
lector Werner plead with them and andurge andurge
urge > further declarations o 4 save em embarrassment embarraHment embarrassment ¬ I
barrassment but the women omen un undauntedly undauntedly undauntedly ¬
dauntedly refused and a search was wasordered wa wasordered
ordered upon their rHval at t the thedocks thedockB thedocks I
docks The four women now n rw hysteri hysterical hy tert tertcal ¬
cal with horror were heldas held as smug smugglers smugglers ¬
glers and not only the th jewels buttheir but buttheir ut uttheir
their gowns were seized seizedTomorrow seizedTomorrow seizedTomorrow
Tomorrow they the will be examined e by
Commissioner Shields but it is said saidthey saidthey
they the will pay pa the tl n duty and nd hurry hurrywestward hurrywestward hurrywestward
westward to escape the furore which whichtheir whichtheir whichtheir
their case is arousi 8roulJlag
Mrs In Allen is I the wife JCe of Charles W WAllen WAllen V VAllen
Allen He is director of the Central CentralLeather Ceatra1ather
Leather ather trust Is > head hea of the great tret1In greatMen
Allen 1In Tannery Tannei and is times
many mes a amillionaire amillionaire amillionaire
millionaire The other women are areclose arecll areclose
close cll friends of Mrs Irs Allen and are lead leaders lea leaers ¬
ers of society aoclet in the middle West WestFORMER WestFORMER VestFOR11ER
LINS of o New Hampshire his wife wifeand wiCeand
and son were among the first whom whomthe whomthe whomthe
the sudden searchlight of 0 the new cus custom rustom custom ¬
tom laws and methods detected with withundeclared withundeclared withundeclared
undeclared articles of value and andwere andwere nd ndre
were re fined 57COO roo while Mrs lrs F B Ches Chesborough Chesborough Chesborough
borough wife 1fe of a millionaire ship hlp own owner owner owner ¬
er of Newton Mass l1 is now awaiting awaitingsentence aalUngs
sentence s nt nce in Trenton after conviction as asa asa asa
a smuggler smugglerHiram fmuglerHiram smugglerHiram
Hiram B Lyon of Minneapolis caught caughtwith caughtith
with ith 4500 worth of jewels has just justpaid Jus Juspaid Justpaid
paid a fine of JSOOO while Henry C CStuart CStuart CStuart
Stuart candidate for Congress from fromVirginia fromVIrginia fromVirginia
Virginia who brought in his wifestntnkb wifes wifestrunks ICes ICestnmk
trunks without witho Itho t declaring dedarl their contents contentswas contenUlwas contentswas
was also alt Jine itaeiMrs fiReiIrs < i iMrs
Mrs Irs Cornelia Cornel M Woolman widow idow of ofa t ofa > f i
a United States marshal of Helena HelenaMont Helenalint I
Mont Iont was stopped by the custom offi officials oCAdaIs ofttdais ¬
daIs charged with clipping the labels labelsfrom Jabelfrom labelsfrom
from her Raris gowns go to evade the duty dutyon dulyon dutyon
on them while Ferdinand Bunte of ofChicago orChicago ofChicago
Chicago was also lso caught z tad nd later laterproved laterJjroved
proved to have scores of water os 8 strap strapprd strapId slrapN
N prd d to his legs legsMrs legsMrol legsMrs
Mrs Henry C Frick Fr k wife of the
Pittsburg steel magnate was stopped stopped3nJ
an 3nJ J her trunks held till she made a be
lattd JatE d declaration of 2000 U9 IO worth of If
dutiable articles while the detection of o f
the smuggling in of jewels by Hinducircus Hindu Hinducircus I
circus performers the famous sleeper slee r
trunk conspiracy of the dressmakers dressmakersor
of six s cities and the history of a score
or more other noted cases has set t the
whole country asking a kjn How is it
done since for so many man years persons I
have boasted and bragged of their abU ¬
ity ih to fool the officials of It dais on their th lr return
from trips to Europe EuropeBUILDING EuropeBUILDING EuropeBUILDING
IT 7T 1 T was not done in a day nor a month monthnor tnonthnOr
nor many months this remarkable remarks ble
laying of the t foundation stones of a se secret scret soeret ¬
cret ret service une une1ualed ualed in any branch of ofthe ofthe o othe f
the Government It has meant the dis discharge dlticharge discharge ¬
charge of trusted officials it has hasnr hasmam ha hameant s
meant nr ant enemies where there should have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been friends li i has brought condemnsLion condemna condemnation condemnation ¬
tion charge of insolence of brutality brutalityand brutalityand brutalityand
and the constant facing of a difficult difficultsituation dlft1cultsItuation difficultsituation
situationYet sItuationYet situation situationYet
Yet in the midst of it Collector Loeb Loebhas Loebhas Loe Loehas b
has sat quietly his desk in the
at t cus custom custom cuetorn ¬
tom house on Bowling Green Gr en weaving weavingsnlghty a amlgbty a j
mighty web which now no reaches to every eve ery
harbor of Europe and has slowly but butsurely buteurel bu busurely t
surely eurel enmeshed all those connected connectedwith conneCtedwith connect connectwith
with the great jewel smuggling smu 1Uns enter enterprises enterprl enterprises ¬
prises prl es the makers of fab false bills for cloth clothIng clothlog j
ing the undervaluing automobile con concerns On Onrlrns ¬
cerns and all those tbo e men and women of ofmany ofmany o omany f
many lands who are drawn into the cus custom custom ¬
tom frauds by b the lure of gold goldTo goldTo goldTo
To the offices of Mr Loeb with Uh their theirvaulted theirvaulted the thesaulted r
vaulted ceilings cemn and mighty carved carveddoor C8rveddr carve carvedoors
door come dally white hlte faced women womenwith womenith womenwith
with ith trembling bejeweled hands forget forgetting fo forgetting et ettilll ¬
ting their social prominence in their desperale des desperate defiperate ¬
perate plea for mercy mere and no public
it Here too come stern faced tM ed meu m me l lwbite ttchite t
white lipped to confess and pay up
and here too come C mo the thousands of o
letters and cables some anonymous and andMime andnme a as nd
Mime s Mme in cipher from the thousands of ofmen ormen o omen f
men and women working workn under Mr M Ir r
Loeb telling telUn of the sales Ies of valuable ar artjde articlet
tirle of the boas of a returning retunln trayn tray traveler tra traIn ¬
n eler In c r or ir the purchase purcl of a false bet ¬
tomed trunk trunkHidden trunkHidden trunkHidden
Hidden deep in the collectors coUec rs desk deskarc deskar des desare b
arc ar > fat books filled with the names of ofsuspects orOulectK o osuspects bf f
suspects many of whom are not noted d th thworld the theworld theworld e
world over for their wealth and Integ Integrity Int Intrlt b brtty ¬
rity rlt while still other books are the thewth filled filledvth filledth d
vth th details d Ul1l8 as to the methods of smug smuggling ¬
gling glingEMPLOY ling IjngEllPLOY lingEMPLOY
T HERE H T ERE are strange stories of shoewith shoes shoeswith 3 ots otswith s
with hollow holla heels of rag dolls dollswhose dollswhofle doll dollwhose s
whose cotton sides are stuffed with jew jewels jeWl Jewels ¬
els > l of which the dolls prattling littlowner little littleowner littleOvl1er e
owner knows nothing of gausages gausagesstuffed gausegestuffed susatestuffed s
stuffed with iU ODium of laces anjl dia diamond dtamond diamonde ¬
mond sewed into dress linings of loaded load loaded looded ¬
ed revolvers whose who alleged bullets are ar arI e
INSPECTING inr ru rrr rr BAG ac r AGE r t ow 111J THE run rrirtlC DOC1g >
diamonds and pearls rl8 of cheap trinkets trinketswhose trinkets1hoee trinketswhose
whose bits bit of glass are mixed in withreal with withreal withreal
real gems ft8 and of 0 all the plans evolved evolvedby evolvedby evolvedby
by ckver men for hoodwinking bood1nktn the in inspectors InpectonIbut Inpectersbut ¬
spectors s pectonIbut but for each of o these Mr MrLoeb MrLoeb aleLoeb
Loeb has worked out a method of de detection detection ektectloa ¬
tection tectionThere tectionThere tectloaThere
There is always a flaw in their beat beatlaid beatlaki bestain
l laid plans pk he says fi and it is our part partto partto parrto
to find that flaw fta One man was detect detected detectI detect54t ¬
I 54t ed e through an inspector i tol bumping intohint into intohim iat iathim
him on the pier and feeling feelln a 8 hard hardi banIsubstance hardsubstance
i substance under his coat coatAnother COAtAnother coatAnother
Another was detected d eeted by hr b r nervous nervousgossip nenotI8gosetp nervousossip
gossip g with a stewardess while still stillothers IItIllothers dialothers
others are traced ma I I purchasers purc of falsettwrika false falsetnunks falsetrnkll
tnunks etc from the manufacturer manufacturerof n
of Antwerp and arc put down upon ou oususpect our oursuspect ourt r
suspect t list long before they take pas passage pasSI passage ¬
sage SI e for the home port portThe poreThe rt rtThe
The real point ia our favor fa or is therresistible the theirresistible theIrre
Irre irresistible i isUbl desire de tre on O the part of 0 the themodern Wemolcm thetirwdcrn
modern smuggler smu ler to talk They always alwaystell alwaystell alwaystell
tell somebody and so in time it gets Ketsback getsack ehii ehiiback
back b ack to us llYIt usIt U UhIt
hIt It hasnt been two days he con continued continued continued ¬
tinued since I had a case that was wacalmost wasalmost aa aaalmost
almost a irasedy it A A woman the theODd steond sec second ¬
ond wits wit of aWall a 1al n Street Rtre l banker had hadbceii lutdoceI hadtxeri
bceii oceI smuggling things for some timeEverybody time timeEverybody
Everybody xnew me new it but the husband
and at last the woman oman quarreled with ith
a friend who h3 sent nt me mean an anonymous let ¬
ter telling about it I sent a man to
her house h < I e and she be confessed at once
gave up the Jewels jew 18 and paid thousand
in duties and lines exacting only one
return 1 turn from me and that was a that I II
I should not tell her le > r husband ku band who bo woukl
divorce d her If he h knew Her allowance
is mortgaged for years to come to pay
I up all this but I dont tHInk she will
I smuggle s mu gle again againADMITS agalnADiHTS againADMITS
OF O F the Rollins case and ad those of Mrs I
Cheaborough and Mr Lyons allof all allof
of whom paid the heavy fines imposed
by the Government h hfj < was less In Incllned n ncl3ned ¬
clined to talk declaring that all thesews the
Mtws sews appertaining to these famous famoususes I
cases ca8es had been published publishedIt publl hed hedIt
It was obvious that his sympathy to toa toa toa
a great reltt extent lay with 1th the former formergovernor forttJ formergovernor r rgovernor
governor who declares d clares bitterly that he hewas hewas hewas
was a fool but that everybody el ryboiJy on onshipboard
shipboard s had said it made delay on in
landing landln if you declared everything du deyou ¬
tiable you had with 1th you youThe 00 00The
The shame > > of the exposure has broken brokenlIrs brokenlira
lira Rollins heart and sent > > both her herand herand herandd
and her husband into retirement while whiletheir whn whntheir
their places in the flare of the limelight limelighthave limelighthave
have been taken by Mrs Chesborough Chesboroughand Cheaborouhand
and Hiram R Lyon LyonMrs Lyon11rs LyonAlra
Mrs Chesborough Che borough is the wife of Fre Fremont Fremont Fremont ¬
mont B Chesborough Che borough the steamboat steamboatowner steamooatowner steamboatowner
owner and millionaire of Newton NewtonMass Newtonola85
Mass lass The story of how her trunk trunkwa trunkWtls
wa Wtls was found to have a false bottom bottomwhlche bottomwhich
which she declared was an ironing Ironln
board h and how beneath this was
found a bill of sale for a pearl neck ¬
lace which including duty is worth
3800 has horrified her h r many friends
The pearl necklace which could not
be found at the first search was later latersurrendered lat latsurrendpred latersurrendered
surrendered by b Mr Ir Chcsborough ChIIborou h al ¬
though t how it got ot into the country is isstill issliH isstill
still a mystery m ster Collector Loeb willegin will
begin b egin proceedings for its confiscation confiscationas
as soon as the present case is over and andthe andthe
the sentence passed upon Mrs Ches ¬
borouh who still cries out that she is isnot isnot isnot
not guilty of smuggling smugglingINSPECTOR smub smugglingINSPECTOR Un UnINSPECT0R
MR M 1 R LYON LY N who 110 was a8 caught when whenTim whenTIm
Tim Donohue one of the In Inspectors Inpectors in inspectors ¬
spectors bumped into nto him and felt a ajewel ajewel
jewel case c case se under his coat was liS fined finedOOO tint
+ 5600 OOO by Judge Reilstab in Trenton Trentonafter Trentonafter
after he had pleaded pleatl fi non vult v vtilito lt to t the thecharge thecharse t1 t1charge
charge of smuggling Despite hi histrenuous his hisstienuoup histIenuous
strenuous > > objection tothe to the amount d dmndesd de demAnded dem e
mAnded m nil d by b the Government he pat paid paidthe paidthe d
the sum in order to t escape a jail sen sentence scntenc ¬
tenc > which wag the alternative alternativeThe altcmtheThe alternativeThe
The Stuart case was settled out of ofcourt ofcourt o f
court Colonel Stuarts declaration rho rhohe that thathe thathe t
he believed his wife legally a non nonresident n nonresident n nre ¬
resident re ldent being accepted by the Govern Government Goernment Governmeat ¬
ment after the Virginian had paid th the theduty theduty e
duty upon the gowns and jewels valued valuedat valuedat d
at many hundreds of dollars that were werefound ere erefound
found in her trunks trunksIt
It is such cases as these says CpI Collector CQllector ¬
lector Loeb that turn the attention of ofthe ofthe o f
the whole hol country upon IIp upon n the t e custom customhouse customhouse cusoonhouse t
house and I am glad It shows thawe that thatwe thate t
we e are succeeding In doing away with withan IUt IUtan
an offense that defrauds eroudsthe the Govern
Wealthy Smugglers Caught au in nthe the e Net e of ofCollector ofCollector o oCollector
Collector Loeb LoebMRS
MRS C W ALLEN wife of Wucoasin millionaire milliona re held with HIM MissGertrude HIMGertrude I IGertrude
Gertrude Allen Mrs C D Creiger and Miss Ethel Summers all of ofKenochs ofKenosha f
Kenosha Keno Wk IB their trunks S3toOO 3000 worth of f undeclared jewelry jewelrywas jewelrywac
was found They will be given a hearing tomorrow tomorrowFORMER tomorrowFOR tomorrowFORMER
FORMER FOR IER GOV FRANK W ROLLINS of New Hampshire and his wife wifewho wifewho wifewho
who were fined 7000 fer trying try Dg to smuggle jewelry and wearing wearingapparel w aring aringapparel
apparel apparelMRS apparelMRS
MRS F B CHESEBOROUGH wife of a millionaire milli naire ship owner of New Newton Newton Newton
ton Mass who had a false bottom in her trunk concealing valuablelaces valuable valuablelaces valuablelaces
laces and gown She Sheis he is now awaiting sentence sentenceHIRAM sentenceHIRA1I sentenceHIRAM
HIRAM B LYON of Minneapolis fined 5000 for concealing concealingjewels concealingjewels concealingjewels
jewels jewelsHENRY jewelsHENRY jewelsHENRY
HENRY C STUART candidate for Congress from Virginia fined for fornot fornot fornot
not declaring his wifes gown gownsMRS gownMRS gowneMRS
MRS CORNELIA M I WOOLWORTH stepped with Paris gowns from fromwhich frontwhich
which labels had been snipped off offMRS offMRS off1ttRs
MRS HENRY C FRICK compelled to t declare dutiable articles articlesHENRY articlesHENRY
HENRY C BUNTE caught with watch watches strapped around his leg
ment of many millions mUlto yearly Suceeafor Successfor Success Successfor
for the smuggler mu mean failure to us usIt usIt toIt
It means mealUltbat that somewhere there are lesslaws hue huelaws laxJa
Ja laws WIS aDd inefficient officials ot ta18 and I in intend intend Intend ¬
tend to put a stop to it itSmugglers itSmu itSmugglers
Smugglers Smu lens are bad losers Jo e They Theythink Theythink Theyhink
think t the custom OIIHI bucfe UtIk t as s is a game gameWhen g gWben gawkWhen
When they tbe win they bras br when they theylone tbeytoae tIM tIM1oate
lone they protest and that at meet atr strenuously stren strenuously n nuoU8l ¬
uously uouslyWOMEN uoU8l uously uouslyWOMEN
7TR R LOEB declares that despite ptte the thepopular tMpopular theylvi
lvi popular theory that women are areborn areborn areborn
born smugglers Ien hmeft nen are al the tb worstofenilers worst worstoffenders WIOIStoffenders
offenders offendersA
A woman w ma he h says MY brings briag bri in littlethings little littlethings flUethlng1J
things for her personal adornment or oruse orhie oruse
use but a man makes it a business businessWomen businessWomen s sVomen
Women are easier to detect too aDd aadalthough aDdalthough andalthough
although we have live women at t the theports theports theports
ports to search a 8 suspect we seldomhave seldom seldomhave seldomhave
have to resort to It ItThen itThen L LThen
Then settling back in his chair thisguardian this thisguardian thisguardian
guardian of the port whose hoee motto is isthe isthe s sthe
the parody of an ancient slogan uAmorj uAmorjica Amer America Amcrca ¬
ica ca expects every man to pay his duty dutytold dutytold j jtold
told of the work that is going on andof and andof I Iof
of the spreading of the net of espionage espionageabout eapiom espionageabout ge I Iabout
about the harbors harborsWith harborsWith I
With graphic detail he told how inthe in inthe Inthe
the old days the swiftmoving revenue revenuecutters revenuecutters revenuecutters
cutters sped silently along the coast coastwatching coastwatchlnb coastwatching
watching for those tbo e lowlying low hins ships shipswithout shipswithout shipswithout
without lights rolling In the surf near nearthe nearthe nearthe
the shore from which were taken the thebarrels thebarrels thebarrels
barrels of wine and the bolts of silks silksbrought silksbrought silksbrought
brought from France But now he de declares declares dedares ¬
clares the old smugglers caves aregiven are aregiven aregiven
given over to the echoing winds or to topicnic topicnic
picnic parties for the smugglers mu lers of IIi 1910travel IIitravel 1 1travel 8 bl
travel in deck cabins on n the ocean grey ¬
houndsChuckling hounds houndsChuckling houndsChuckling
Chuckling over their skill and andabillty andabilltyto ability abilityto
to fool the custom men these modern modernpirates mooetnpirates modernpirates
pirates steam toward America all un unconscious
conscious that that browney brovDe d stern sternNew
faced man sitting at his desk in New NewYork Ne NeYork I IYork
York has before him a fateful list upon uponwhich upo upowhich n
which hleh his or her name appears toether to together toethEr ¬
gether ethEr with the valuable val ble things boughn bought boughtdescription boughtEurope t I
n Europe together with an Interests Interesting Interestingdes Interestingdescription
description des rlption of the dressmaker who made madeout madeout mad e
out a bill for 1W for that 300 dress dresspurchased dr drpurchased
purchased and the story of the bar bargaining baralninJ bargaining ¬ I
gaining for those clever walking walkln shoes shoeswiththeir shoeswith Ihoeswith
withtheir with their satin Un lined heels hee Is where the thegems thegems
gems glitter In such seeming setmiJt safety safetyDETECTIVES aCet aCetDETECTIVES I
THE HE smuggler little guesses that the thesuave thesuave th thsuave e
suave clerk In the Jewelers is paid paidby pa Id
by the United States Government Nor Nordo Nordo No r
do they realize that the packer who whoropes whorope wh whropes °
ropes their di ir bli basjjage c up sends a cipher cipherrecord cipherrecordo cipherrecord
record recordo of it to New Xe York Nor do they theyrealize
realize that the I
stewardess who is so soenthusiastic 50enthusiastic
enthusiastic and who can tell such in interesting Interesting interesting ¬
teresting stories of successful succe ful smug smuggling smuI smuIsUns smuggling ¬
gling Is keeping in touch with New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York through the wireless wirelessDiamonds wirel 56 56uDlamonds
Diamonds and jewelry dealers al all allovor allovor 1
ovor the world are cooperating with withus wIthus wit h
us now no says 7S Collector Leab aid aidevery aid aldever aidevery
every ever large purchase is recorded We Weof Weof e eo
of o course can do nothing with the man mant manf
i i J JTHE
AUcTIOrr rf
ufaeturers abroad who aid id and abet th thdefrauding this thisdefrauding thisdelnludln o
I defrauding delnludln by manufacturing means meaa meanscarrying of ofcarrying orcarrying
carrying smuggled goods but so lon long longas g
I as we know about these th e purchases it itreally itreally i ireally t
really doesnt doe ftt matter where they hide hidethem bidethem hid hidtheta e
them we e are sure to find the things thingsin
in timeFashionable time timeFashionable
Fashionable smugglers he contin continued continued
ued his voice rising a little indignant indignantly ¬
ly 1 are Ie the first to tame the American Americanflag Amerlcanag Americanflag
flag ag and shout about their citizenshipwhen citizenship citizenshipwhen citizenshiphen
when hen they get into trouble abroad but butthey butthey butthey
they wont ont do their part toward payingthe paying payingthe Pfl g gthe
the Government when they come home homeSixtyone homeSbtyone homeSixtyone
Sixtyone out of two hundred passengers pas passengers passeagers ¬
sengers lately have ba ve proved to be smug smugglers smugers smugglers ¬
glers ers tor to a small degree d ee but the big bigcases bigcaaes bigcases
cases like the sleeper trunk altar alfarare altarare alfafrare
are I am thankful to say growing growingsmaller trowlnbsmaller growingsmaller
smaller each month monthThe montltThe monthThe
The custom officer who boards the theship theship theship
ship at quarantine and looks over the
declarations of the passengers natural ¬
ly becomes suspicious if he finds that thata I Ia
a man who recently purchased hun ¬
dreds of dollars worth of jewels hasonly has hasonly hasonly
only declared one gold watch valued valuedat
at about 90 Naturally hes going to
look close at that mans baggage Then
if he finds a woman of whose pur purchases purchases purchases ¬
chases in Paris the whole French city
gossiped declares only onl two t o dresses and
the rest of her eleven trunks contain containcostumes containcostumes containcostumes
costumes without labels or with badly badlylook
sewed In American slips he begins to
look for the Paris labels that she has hasclipped hascUpped hasclipped
clipped out Sh She wont throw them
away awa because theyve got ot to be sewed
back as soon as she lands landsSo landsSo landsSo
So It goes oes The false bottom trunk
Is easy to detect for it t is s more shallow
inside than outside Then too we know knowpretty knowpretty knowpretty
pretty well who has bought those thos
trunks for whose purchase we get nich nichexcuses uehexcus
excuses excus as They They are a protection protertlonfrom protet1onagainst protectionagainst
against robbers they are to keep aces
from the damp they are merely extra
trays or as you heard doubtless they
are ironing boards for travelers travelersVOLUNTEER travelersVOLUNTEER
ITHE HHE HE attempts to bribe custom ustomofficials
officials are continuous but not notsuccessful notsucee notsuccessful
successful sucee sful while those who help us J
are daily growing in number Jeal1 Jeal1ousy Jeal JealOU5 Jealoust I
oust OU5 t spite a desire d sir for money moneyall moneyallpis all allplay anpla
pla play their parts in this work of track tracking tracking tracking ¬
ing smugglers The wouldbe buyerwho buyer buyerwho bU r rwho
who Is outbid by a fellowcountry fellowcountrywoman fElllJwcountrwoma ¬
woman in a a shop abroad will send sendnotice sendnotice sendnotice
notice of the purchase purcha e to the customofficials custom customofficials customofflcltls
officials with an anonymous tip that thatthe thatthe
the purchaser Intends to smuggle It Itin ItIn
The man who is jealous will be betray betray betray ¬
tray his friend If there Is a awoma awomaIn womanIn woman womanin
in the case and in many man instances
the loveof lov love of playing detective of be ¬
ing a part of the great iu juggernaut ernaut of
the Government is what keeps these
informers continually conUnuaJ1 watchful
These are the little cogs C < 1gs that make
the machinery run so smoothly or to toreturn toreturn toreturn
return to the first metaphor they are
the oolnts to o which Loebs shimmer shlmmerRS ¬
ing RS web Is fastened that he may ma draw
the meshes taut when wh n the buzzing buzzill
SUes ar are s safe in Its toils
Loeb himself i Is e of course the con ¬
tral figure When he was secretary secr tary
M11 L ED q
z k APP APPizaf51s2S r rOFFIC
to President Prnl eat Roosevelt JUo ev ell H ha t 1 used e4 e t tw twear o owo
w wear wo a frock coat sort ad a t tap > > p hat hatnow but butBOW 1MatJNtW
BOW be comes to work In a busia busiasuit b Du lnCMli lnCMliit fios fiossuit °
suit it and a negtigc aestt < < e shirt Irt and d pluaginto plaag plaagiato Blunges Blungesinto es
into tj tbe he e vast array array of c snail with withzest a arest azest
zest born of r real love of tile work workalthough workaltbouP workalthough
although when h 1M was appointed appointedIs he heis MIs
is saW to nave declared thar be didnt didntknow dhlntknow dkia dkiaknow t
know a custom house from tr 3m a do dog doKkennel dogkeDel dotkennel
kennel kennelTall keDelTU kennelTall
Tall and wen built wifi keen gen eyes eyesbehind eesbebblcl eye eyebehind s
behind his hi glasses he seldom waste wastewords wa ate ateworda tis = <
words His success su has a never ver brouKlu brouKluto broughto roultlllto i
to the t tore Ute least touch of per personal pe pemeal r ¬
meal vanity while his bl main cnaraetertstic cnarac cnaracteristic CDar1ietertatie
teristic i 111 thorona4ine lie no I studied studiedlaw studiolaw rl 1
law in order or to be a court C tenogra steaographer > tenograpber teBograpber
pber and nd tboit after Iter a ease a e ia I which whicha whi whia lde t
I a 8 physiciafi physic testified he plunged pli nged int intmedidee into intomedicine iDteHtedkhe e
medicine aor2 studied jed for years leaN to t a aable se seable e
i able to take tak ccunUljr th th a technical technicalevidence toehRlealI tichatcaCt1demce I I
evidence For a while he w wa amanu amanuensis amnuenals aataAnends ¬
I ends to Bishop Doane irk I n Alban Albanwhere Albany Albanywhere AlbanyWhere y
where by the he way Y be was born and aadeducated and44ucated xis xiseducated d 1
educated but through it all be was wasoking wacJ wa waitokhtg s i
> itokhtg > oking ahead determined to maltg make makesomething make8OnwthJ e
something 8OnwthJ i irg r g of his life and is isthrough not notthrough Rotthrouh no c I
through yet yetIt yetIt yetiIt
It was w upon his suggestion that thatDeputy t tha thaDeputy a t tDeputy
Deputy Collector C C Walls made de a 8
European trip la p which resulted r ultecl in hi higetting his hissetting ls lsettbb s t
setting in touch with all the dress dressmakers cressmakers r rmakellJ ¬
makers abroad and ad bringing to light lightevidence Jtgbtevidence ughevidence t
evidence of mangling case that went wen
back for t r seven years It was this thistrip thistrip thi thitrip s j
trip too whlcn brought to lignt the th a j
habit of Parisian dressmakers to give giv Ive e i
huh for half the price of a dree dreewhich dreswhich s
which being presented reduces the th
I duty onehalf It was this trip > that thatconfirmed thItonftmd t
confirmed the rumors of where the th thI a
I false trunks and at d struggling goods were wereI w tre treI e re e
I I made Ir Antwerp and so fastened asten > d th th3 th3I < s
Offenders Duplicity Frequently Freque FrequentlYLeads ntly Leadsto Leads to Detection by byStem byStem b Y YStern
Stem Guardian of Port PortAnonymous Anonymous Letters LettersSent LettersI LettersSent
Sent by Jealous Writers
last thread in the web of circumstan circumstantial ¬
tial evidence against a lnH the modem defraudors d dfrauders de defraudersoC
frauders fraudersoC of the Government GovernmentTHE GovernmentTHE eweraBleat eweraBleatTHE
KOOCIETY IS is OCIEIT people are supposed JlUPJMNIo to be bethe 1Mthe bethe
the biggest bI gest offenders he saidbut said saidbut saidbut
but It is simply that they get more pub publicity pahUclty publicity ¬
licity We Ve had a Harlem butcher who whosmuggled whosmugSled whosmuggled
smuggled in flttX 1800 worth of o jewels Jew andthen and andthen aJldthen
then got trapped because he tookorange took an anorange aao8nge
orange from fr ro the table after lunch He HeI H Hputthe
I putthe put the orange in his pocket and ad the thebulge tMbulge t tbulge
bulge drew the inspectors ln peetors attention H Hwas He HeI e
was Vt 18 searched and the jewels wels found foundThere fouRdThere foundThere
I There was too he continued ntJued rends rendsiscently remlnI8Ct
iscentiy I8Ct tI a noted musician mu 6ctan who wltoI goes goesback goesback
back and forth every year to Parts Pariswho and andwho aadwho
I who bought a Stradivarius violin viol to one oneyear oneear on onyear e
year ear He sold his old one and brought broughtu broughthe ht htthe t
the u faQ1OU6 fa wis Strad back in his IB own cafe cafeas C8fGover eaestamps
over as s it was with customs eu eusteatsNaturally tOlM stamps stampsI stIUDpLNaturatl
Naturally Naturatl the inspectors l speetor passed it but butthe butthe bu buthe t
I the musician boasted ef his b1 violin and andstory anda lid lida
a a dealer who bo went t to He It heard heardstory 1M rd t e e5tof
story 5tof of its purchase pure and notified us usThere usTbere usThere
There was a man from Naples who whocairte whocal w wcame
came cal in with bin hl shirt fairly lined with withjewels withI wit witjewels h
jewels and there are the Syrians who whosmuggle w whosmuggle e esmllSsle
I smuggle in laces lae and handkerchiefs handkerchiefsthere and andthere aacIthere
there are the manufacturers JR 1IlaettHenI who bo declare declarehalf ciedrehair cedarshalf
half or threequarters in and snuggle snugglethe smugglethe UgJ1e UgJ1et
the t be rest restThere re restThere t tThere
There are automobile men whobring whobringtheir who ilo brlag brlagth bdn bdntheir g
their th machines Nlchl s in with ilh faked fkedor certificates certificatesof
of value and there are buyers ofjewelry of cheap cheapjewelry ehepI
jewelry who bring bri J in great cases casesplated of ofplated Gtplated
I plated brooches and bracelets etc with withmagntflcent withmagalfteent withmagnificent
magnificent sapphire rubies and even evendiamonds eyendiamoodc evesdiamonds
diamonds set in with bits of glass and andthese aDdtheee a athese
these necessitate Reee sttate weeks of work for forjewct the theJewel thejew
Jewel jew t experts in the appraisers appraleeraEXCITEMENT store storeEXCITEMENT storesEXCITEMENT
17 e VERY phase of this business of coi colL coIlecttag
11 tocting the duty from troi returning returningpasoengers ret1lrnlegers retnrni retnrnipassengers
passengers ers te fraught with constant co ataDt ex excitement excltemenL cxcitemeuL ¬
citement Not a day gees by but what whatthe whattbe w wthe ba
the tragedy or comedy of the smug smugglers smugglens ug uglellJ ¬
glens lellJ te brought before Loebs eyes Not Nota Noa f
a day daysuspects pates but what rumor or orbrans grip sOMiPbrp
brp him more names IDes for that list listsu oC oCsu
su suspects pects l8 and IMl not notwhat 8 day goes by bu buwhat ot otwhat t
what the details data of 0 getting get the best De t of ofthe orthe o othe t
the smugglers keeps busy bus minds mindswork at atwork atwork
work while 4 428 male customs Inspectors Inspectorsfive issepectersfive D peetors peetorsnve
five women GIfteD Inspectors tn peeton TM weighers w weighersM ber1I and and2n aMo1H
M 2n o1H > f other employes are brought bt Into in instant Jaatant inslant ¬
slant service e every time a liner docks docksDuties doekLDutle docksDuties
Duties for or the calendar year come comesomewhere CQ eelsMr Ie IeI e
I somewhere near 5Si000WJt cvID says A Mr MrLoeb
Loeb while tfi0 bG packages 1aCka a month a are arehandled arehaadled r rhandled e
handled at the appraisers stores From Fromtime FrotI1time 1etieae t + om
time to time the confiscated con ed goads Joo goadssold s are aresold areMid
sold at auction and this brines up p an another anotMr ¬
other chase of the work The bids often oftencome oftencome en
come from those who tho would sot pay y yduty the thedutv thedutv
dutv while dressmaker dreti dressmakerssociety lDdcCt8 and scores o of ofsociety eCsoeiety
society women woa9eaaiR will 11 come to bid te IngowAa the thesown theODS
sown ODS The Jewels mostly mo Uy y so 0 toto to dealer dealeraad aeIenIDd
and Dd so the tb evidence evtde evldanreads ce of the smuccttm smuccttmj IIUIdiIuacross m
anreads across the c country UDtrY In every dl dlr dlInc dir
j reciion reciionAccording r
a According c eeordine Inc to Mr Ir Loeb and Dd AIM to toGfoixe toG t t
Gfoixe G ae e Wananmker the anpraiser ampraf of o oate
j tt ate e ooK 10 1 the most Intere Interesting nc oC all the
snueline cases was the sleeoer sleeoertrunk lee e Der DerriS er ertnk
trunk This required the th subeidizinr subeidizinrJf sub idtzlRC riS
Jf an official and Robert Schwartz Schw arsz b bbrage bead beadbzTace brb
bzTace b = Je master ma ter later confessed coot that be beot
sot = ot 111 Ella l1i fer each trunk whichThe which he het held heldThe heldThe
The trunks were labeled label < < l under ercoiled assumed as eemasts umed umednames
names and of course ourwe were e a not motLit coiled fo foeemasts for forLit r
Lit J lt on the docks till after niterb nfeht fall fallthey tallUleX
they were silently swunsr into n waitinc waitincboats nc ncboats
boats and shifted to another r wharf and
taken ta en away openly CMt BIy Twentyseven Twentysevendressmakers TwtY8eyeftdreumakers Twentyeevdressmakers ea 1
dressmakers were implicated ql qlo te thte thtefraud 018fraud W
fraud and their leader lead PbUltpsen te tenow
now serving servt a or t term is in prison ion while whilef cull to I
nos nosMary hserving hservingiaore
Mary f Moore iaoreoat one of his accomplices accomplicesftntd w was as
lined S5WC lI lIOFFERED < <
7T 7 i was a ras during this case that the bribe bribef
1 at f t 309000 ie IOO wx weg anonymously anonyDtOU y offered eR eKed
t Mr r Loeb and a cI k was aIM during thte thtecase th thirate i s
case that the comoiicitjr of many maD aoted M4Mwnme not ed
wntnen wnme with wit tir t ir dressmakers d en ia n sinuc aa aat =
sn p ne t fraud tine out outFasbhma
Fashions real ret > + iliac a prominent woa Reat part
in this question o of ° wmssttee = tID saYS Mr MrLoeb at r rLoeb
Loeb When ben bustles > were in fashion fashionthat tuitiontb8t teal
that was as a favorite way to brine things thingsin thtn thi ng a
in Then too not long Ion ago there was nga a awoman I
woman who declared de < lre that all her gowns 018had own ownhad s
had been b n made In nis country tale taken en
l j jLONG
8250 250 Value ValueSpecial 1 g 00 000Silver ftlrt
Special SpeclalSilver pieW pieWSilver
Silver gold and Pompeian gold
finish also gun metal some plain plainand pl8Inand plainand
and some set with prec Q1 AA AAious
ious stones SpecialNEW Special SpecIaINEW tDJLUU tDJLUUNEW 1 00
Special SpecialIn 500 Value ValueSpecial 3 350 50
In this lot just arrived from
Paris youll y ouil find a a large and andried va varied varied ¬
ried assortment ass rtment Every Everyone one a bar bargain barsaln bargain ¬
gain They The must be seen to beappreciated be beappreciated beappreciated
appreciatedEnamel appreciatedname appreciated appreciatedEnamel
Enamel name and Gold Dress Pin Sets
150 Value ValueWe
87 87We c cWe
We have about 200 of these
Enameled and Gold Dress Pin
Sets 3 in n a set Regular 159
value Special while they Orr
last las a 1 set OlC 87 C
I abroad with wit her and ilea bcvocht lncet iit backIt hack hackfound NckIt
It MIIIIded piatpuWa II I a 1IIIt w hsn k waS waxfoamd waSfCMUNI
found that t t they were all II gill dI m Ja a ad advance adof advance ¬
vance of the fashions the sown ow owCOfJiIatClll otrsts were wereconnocated remcottbseated
connocated and she be naid the d duty ItY y Bighats Big Bighats Blgbta
hats are great reat hidiar pfaveec for rare rarelaces rarelaces orelaces
laces used as trimming underneath silk silkbows ailkbows silkbows
bows etc while even Yea false calve Iv andpaddlax and andMddtex
Mddtex of 0 all kinds are safe receptacles receptaclesfor recclestor
for the little things which women bring brinrcia brtn brtnbL bringMietskes
ia bLXW
Mistake XW are bound to oecnr with us ussometimes 13 13we
sometimes Sometimes we rise die right rightman tightman ht htor
man or lIr woman and set the WIWKT one onebut o obut
j but m n nearly every en instance e we firl firlthat fin 1that 1 1thatthe
that thatthe that the nenon searched e1Md bee tfcta tldIIa con concealed concealed conceded ¬
cealed cealedOne cealedOne cededOne
One favorite method IDftJIod to to put MIt old oldthings oldthtnp
things in I the trunk aad carry as ere eretes cre1eMIJ
tes 1eMIJ y a U pooatbfc new ew ones Governor GovernorRoHins Go9ensorRollins 6o + esaror
RopMwit RoHins te anexed to have done eDe fists put puttlaS nut trrrtag nutting ¬
ting IU n old watch into tat his trw tnIIIIc anl anlrte anItI an l lwearing
wearing tI rte A new one on hte at old char charamong c a awhUe
while ninny 7 women + rceal new j Jtret Jtretam w Ij IjalSt
am among mg pfd old one which they can prove provether pro gropethen e etheT
then have ba ve a possessed p r eel for nome flaw
Th The e question q testier rf n r people paovlng n nthruugh
through te another cne for wMch Coslector Col Collector crlIeclur ¬
lector Loeb has been It forced to indent indenti bwentnew ie ent entnew
i new systems tltema fur anyone on their wav
from one De country eou try to another may carry
many smu t things with ttb toem and fiefs t III permis permission pem ¬
sion If if sometime 80IUe IIIeIi used as a method TO TOget 10get toget
get tnmgs t into r countryr t tie fee country countryNEVER countryNEVER OUDtryNE
THJ5 biggest bis obrtacie te the way of f the thesmuggler th thsIRn
sm sIRn smuggler ter r te the tact that th a at tt K te never nevertoo MVerteo
too late for the watch O doss > MBC of the portto port portto
to 14 pounce arpan upon them You may barn havnbrought ha111brought barnbrought
brought things te a year two tWo years Y or orthree orthroe r rthr
three thr years s ago o bet if rumors of it itreach Jtdt rtreach
reach dt this department MNIt of Il the Govern Government GoYernlll Goaernrnent ¬
ment lll ftt they may yet et descend upon y uand u uand u1M
and demand the duty dut T Tdere That t ill why tlg tlgderre todesire
desire to tell ell te always alWa so fatal fatalThe fatalThe fatalThe
The time mast t come says G Mr Lcb Lcbwhen LtYbw b bbeta
when w beta all these case brought brouI It before s hs hsJudges h hJad5ea
Judges In the United Dlted State Court will willput n ill illput
put a a MOp to smuggling It must aa ricft ricfta re fd a tl tla tta
a point P IDt when at least the men who ha e estood etrtood
stood ato at t the bead of their State or who whocratic wh d
have served their coantry Ia the army armyOr armyor
Or the fronts rbe IM make t 1IP Its ariltcraUcleU arilt adstcratle
cratic craUcleU sets if not a t for 1 the sake of juairp jnti jntito juMito < °
to escape rotoriety r < < oreu will JROp top this tJd hrin bring ¬
inS te of 0 small 3 artidec artJd We w are willir willirto with n
to t De > e lenient If we find a woman
bringing te cigars and she be t taps ite us th thare thare ihrare < >
are included among her personal eJfes eJfeswe eIt dtc > r rwe a awe
we will at once decide that If she giv ghottte givthem > s sthat
ttte them away at t her dinner table to men menthat mfnthat
that te personal use UE < e and let 1 < < her bring br g
them hu In We will utterpret the law in inits
its broadest sense but we are going to toput topo
po put a stop to smuagiincr 6DlUg1IJJuat
Just now the publicity J givet e all these
bg cases tiaalc tr k a as they are has set a alot aIot alot
lot of persons enIOII8 to siurxlin s dnll Jat to toif toIt see
if f they can do it They ar are trying lots lotsof lot s sof
of new games but as a one by one OllIecalch we wecatch w e
catch them and those t game go don ioxninto donInto < < n nInto
Into the scrap books we shall be able to tox towith
papa x pa with them end smugger will > com comto tomto
to 0 an end But Im i nt afraid k win take takesome ta1etbne takesome
some tune yet yetLOEBS 7ftLOEBS
tX N THK TH wharves the dock and ad at atall atall
all the place where the t great greatliners greatliners eat eatJtDer
JtDer liners come iS t the name of Loeb sets setsevery setsevery ets etsevery
every man to hurrying b zealously about abouthte abouthis
his work The new collector te not t a aman 3naan aary
man to retain anyone aa inefficient or earone any anyone rJr rJrone ¬
one whom b6m h at he e even snapecUc might accept accepta
a bribe vTherefore the inspectors are aresnore aNe
snore e asalou than u ever and not even eventhe eventhe evestbe
the meat hatter society so ety matron te too tooepUe toogreat toogreat
great for 8 cursory Marea to 1 be e tilde lEO lEOde
epUe de ptte her protests NOteItU NOteItUIt
It te estimated e dmated that millions of doT doTars 401allJ de dejars ±
jars worth of article s > f value valuegems values > f fftU
Semhave gems ftU s clothing cloth tobacco and ad Honors Honorshave Uqaorshave
have been smuggled 1e4I te during cIutt the pas pasyear pasrear parryear
year while special revenue cutters ant antbusy rf rfbu
busy bu y all U the time watching wa for the theopium theopium
opium smugglers SIII aad the divers who whobring whlbriDf
bring their little boats dose to th thshore thsbore >
shore on the dark nights when there is isno i iDO iae
no moon moonBut JDOOIlBut
But even here that marvelous net Ls Lsspread ltAIon L Laptrod
spread AIon Along the Pacific coast dow down downthrough ctonthrOUGh n nthr
through thr h South America across trt trtChina tnChlaa t
China China and Janan J through the Orient Orientand Ori4ntnd
and nd to everypott every port of the European Europeancoast EuropeaneoaH lnroptancoast
coast extend thee invisible lines lIae across acrosswhich aeroswhtch
which w ch flash the message es that ten oi oiplots oiplots
plots of smugglers and whose meshes meshescatch meshtcatch meshescatch
catch the feet of these t same people peopleand peopTand
and drag them into the flare ftar of the
limelight limel ht of a court of justice
I 1 r 1
13 07 S z 1 BET BETND B ETW5EN
M J 13TH AND 4TH 4THLucios 4 4Lucios
Lucios Superb Showing of Summer Jewelry Is the Talk i alic of the downEvery Town TownEvery TownEvery
Every Article Displayed Reaches the Limit of Value Giving GivingVe
We Ve have hundreds of new things arriving ar ving daily which would make exceptional gifts giftsThe giftsThe giftsfhe
The elegant and inexpensive designs d igns are just the thing for those who contemplate going away
for the summer months monthsEvery monthsEvery monthsEvery
Every article represents the highest attainments of the jewelers art and some of them are mar marvels marvnir
vels vnir of of inexpensiveness inovvncivana < c when ahrn their high hiPh quality auality s 1en en into consideration
I Bracelets BraceletsicI
icI 5 Values Valuest
t I 325 325Heavy
ifti Heav Heavy Hea iJkt 1 kt Gold Goldfilled G01dfilled
filled Bracelet Bracelethand Bra Bracelethand c e 1 e t thand
hand chased and andguaranteed andSUaranteed andguaranteed
guaranteed for 10 10years 10ears 10years
years ears 500 values valuesSpecial valuesSpecial valuesSpecial
Special Specialf SpecialRe
4 Regular RegularValue Re ularValue Value 250 250v 250Special
2 t < v Special 148 148n 1 8 8The
n The pretty pendants are areill at atmounted
Iii ill t mounted In sterling sterlln silver silveryftt snverand silverand
yftt and gold goldfifty fifty different different
tu kinds kindsno no two alike Reg
t ular price rlce 250 50 Special Spe Special Spev ¬
cial for this s Of AQ
148 L4
I week v tDJL tO
sfH S Special price pri priAbout PriceAbout tPDDU tPDDUAbout 3 50
About 1W choice new designs in illthIs
this new lot JotImported imported to tosell tnsell bosell
sell at ss88 5W 5 Special for Q rft
3 50
this workNAY week weekNEW tOOU tOOUNEW
With Handsome Buckles Buckle BuckleAlone BuckleAlone
Alone Worth 1 Special SpecialOne 50c
One of the most pleasing and at attractive 8ttractive attractive ¬
tractive Washable Belts entirely entirelynew entirelynew entirelynew
new buckle alone alo e worth 100 set setwith setI setwith
with amethyst and turquoise I A
50c 50cAlso
Special SpecialAlso OUC OUCAlso
Also Wide nd Patent PatentLeather Leather Belts BeltsSold
Sold everywhere else for 1 ISpecial TA
50c 50 I
Special for this wjec w e t OUC c
lucios A rh h Jewelry 1 307 f Street

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