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Posted by Rana on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 11:20:08 :

The San Francisco Custom House officers have a dog who acts as a detective on the arrival of Chinese vessels, and discovers bundles containing smuggled goods. He recently upturned a number of books the covers of which were hollow and contained opium.

Source: Hope Valley Advertiser (Rhode Island), January 20, 1881, page 1

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