N.A.R.D. Notes Volume 21, No. 24

National Association of Druggists

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 Excerpt: ...he entered in the suit of the West End Trust Company against the collector. That portion of the act providing that all trust companies doing a banking business must pay $1 on every $1,000 of their capital, surplus, and undivided profits used in the bankruptcy business was attacked as unconstitutional. Collector Lederer levied a tax upon the whole of the companys property and assets, and suit was brought by the company to recover the amount paid under protest. The suit of.the real estate company was a test case, and Judge Dickinson, in refusing to remove the nonsuit entered on the companys claim, upheld the constitutionality of the act. As the points in both cases were the same, Judge Dickinson assigns the reasons given in the Real Estate Trust case in his refusal to remove the nonsuit in the West End Trust Companys suit. The proprietor of a cigar store and poolroom, at Ninth and Fitzwater streets, was held in $800 bail for a hearing before United States Commissioner Long, alleged to have illegally in his possession several packages of cocaine. A detective disguised as a dope-user, went to the store and, after much pleading, finally bought some cocaine. He gave a marked quarter in payment. Returning later with several other policemen he raided the place. After a careful search several packages containing what the police believe is cocaine were unearthed. According to the officers, the place has been under suspicion for some time as a supply station for users of drugs in that locality. In the Drug League bowling matches rolled on the Casino Alley last week, the Nationals, the leaders, won all three games from Eckman, Wampole, and S. K. & F. P. W. D. and White won two games from the Mulfords and the Federals respectively. Harry Lee DeLaney, ...