Independent from Long Beach, California on May 22, 1957 · Page 13
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 13

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, May 22, 1957
Page 13
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'RIVER PIRATES' NABBED IN ESCAPE g s - - , * ' . - . . -, - - - ' ' · ,, ! - BankerForces Bandits to Strike Colors · · CAIRO, 111. IUB -- Two "river I. plratei." milting the length of I- the MlwUilppl In learch of ad. J '.venture and booty, itole $40,000 I" Irom a imall town bank Tue»- day and tried to tall away to |-New Orleani. .. , ... · -. But they r a n ' a f o u l o( a nautical banker who forced 1 them to put to thorc on the un[.friendly banki of · Kentucky, where a rlvcnlde po»o of itate and city police awaited. ·" There, under th* grilling of [·FBI acenti and Illlnoli and | ; Kentucky itate police, they ad milted the shotgun holdup of the F!nt State Bank of Moundi, ' III., an hour earlier. THE ··FIKATES." A r t h u r Kerner, 29, and Robert Ferrlie, 39, alto confuted a itrlng of river robberiet In Mlnneiota ilnce they embarked from their native St. Paul April 30. They would have tllpped away to romtntlc New Orleans, they snld, If Barney Fliher, prcildcnt of the Security National Bank of Clara, had not responded to R police radio alert and let tall In hli own cabin crulier. Fisher ipotted the plratei' 19- foot cnbln crulier slinking down the Ohio river, hugging the Kentucky ahore and trying to escape Into the broad Mississippi below Cairo. The salty bank president gave chase and Kerner and Fcrrlse, armed with sawed off shotguns, followed pirate tradition by seeking - safety In a secluded cove. .. '., ;..»·· · \ ·.' · · THEY LETT THEIB shotguns In the crulier and stepped ashore Into the clutches of a welcoming party of Kentucky police. The pirates tried to run for It with their paper sacks full of money, Sheriff E. W. Crlce said, but surrendered when a few warning ihoU were fired over their heads; Crlce said Kerner and Ferrlse, after piling up minor burglary records In Minnesota, had In tended to sail all the way down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico on a cruise of crime. They stopped off at Cairo, where the Ohio joins the Missis, slpl, and spotted the bank at Mounds, located six miles up the Ohio. It seemed a likely spot, since there has not been H major robbery In Mounds In S3 yean, · · · · THEY BOUGHT a used car for $150, docked their cruiser at nearby Mount City, 111., and strolled Into the bank shortly after noon. Three customers and three bank employes had to cool their heels In the bank vault while the armed pirates looted the tills. . ,., , .Kerner and ' Ferrlie ' then drove to Mound City, abandoned their car, and sailed away. They got six miles downstream and Into the Mississippi before they finally had to strike their colors.' · Coma Victim's Lawyer Files $150,000 Suit ; A $150,000 damage suit was filed In Superior Court Tuesday for a blueprint dellvcryman who has been In a coma since his motorcycle and a truck collided last Nov. 27. The victim Is-Milton V. Ward, about 30, of 1527 Freeman Avc. His attorney, David H. Battin, OIVESl SUUTY- ALUMINUM AWNINGS Modern Products Co. HI A-4877 Cool Comfort For Burning Feet It.l .Ml · ·»·. ·aid he suffered uvere brain In- Jury from a ikull fracture. Named defendant! ere Frank Mario Gularza, the truck driver, and Babe Tnliky, doing builncu at Reliable Delivery Service, 111 owner. Tho accident wai at Cherry Ave. and 33rd St. . INDEPENDENT--Pag* XII .,, · IH« W.4, M«T it, IW7 !'·· ' In San Francisco , 16 barbecues; that cost leu ' t h a n steak Outdoor chircoal cooking Ukei on * new dimension In June Buitr Homei A Ganttiu. Hen you ha w 16 b*rbcci» dimwit Ihit lUr luch budget wu« matt M pot rout, beef briiket. htm. burger, rib*, round ilemk. With the ipecial marinade* *nd uuca, you nt deliclou» flavor, fork-lender MI- ing at bargain piioe*. Get JUM Bttitr Homti A Gardmi tod«r. .wherever magazine* are toldl . , f M MM! Mil, mt M MtMl MM. H4 ·Ilk. M iKlitlfe (Hut M, IM rlrtl H (w im jw, Mt wlr U, M IIM, |M«*. vMJtnc*. ml wMrjr *v*f k«tli. MJIH« Ifi HiM M n* uiftir · thlui. in MMitlfuiry furnl$)H4 iwlttt ·*»«! rwr ·· ·fflvil. S«, CWM «i yM art, b« awUkl^ UMtlrt « «·»!· m M*wJ WH H ' ,.. l Ihf ll|M H, ALEXANDER HAMILTON DOWNTOWN · Wmll . FAMIIY M.THOMAS CLEANS HOUSE ·N CHECK OUR COST ON THIS SALE...WE DON'T CARE... · I t E N D T O M O V E T H I S M E R C H A N D I S E F A S T ! ! ! ! ODSandTV AND NEW . . . . . . ALL NATIONALLY ADVERTISED BRANDS ITEMS-NEW SPECIALS EVERY DAY! SOLD AS ISI -- VALUES TO 49.95 R A D I O S 'ea 69 IMRE KING OVENWARE M E A S U R I N G JUGS Don't Know tfce Votee HOME -- 5-PIECE BARBER KIT aECTRIC CLffPERS, SCISSORS. COMB CREW-CUT ATTACH. 150.WATT LITE BULBS A TOP MAKE 6 c EACH . STAINLESS STEEL R E F R I G E R A T O R BOWLS Wrrh Cover 9 c M ·r GENUINE LEATHER -- PORTABLE R A D I O C A S E S «1/IC Moktt WcNHtertuI HM Abe«t 4.9S Vohw . · - SOMR VALUES TO 2.95 SWATCH; B A N D S 7 C I ·* of S A M S O N I T E COST CHAIR SETS Reo, 500.00 told $' CERAMIC SAYINGS BANKS With Padlock awl Key 2.95 Vdue 49' WOODENWARE SILENT BUTLERS DON7 KNOW THE COST ... BUT TEAPOTS Should Sefl for at Least 3.00 29! COMBINATION ~ REG. 2.29 DINNER BELL CONSOLE SET Iftchidei Gong, Hammer A Salt li Pepper Shojieri 19 FOR FM MUSIC COLOR TV-UHF OUTSIDE ANTENNA TOOLS-CLOSING OUT ALL CERAMICS UP TO 3-PIECE LUGGAGE S E T S . . . '95 v . , Talc* Your Plekl--LadUn' or Men's--All Stylos WATCHES VALUES . -- SOME OF THESE BRANDS-TO W BCNRUS--GRUEN--ELGIN--WADSWORTH ;' $| AAQO MIDO--GENEVE. OVER 100 TO CHOOSE . _ o.w S M A L L A P P L I A N C E S ! TOASTERS--IRONS--MIXERS--FRYERS--COOKERS, *fWHf /ft I B GENUINE LEATHER B I L L F O L D S VALUES TO 2.95 69- POWER MOWERS POWER"EDGERS F. M. THOMAS WTtt BEAT; THE PRICE YOU'VE GOT! Cash.,* . E a s y Credit Always THOMAS 639 E. ARTESIA ST. ORANGE CHERRY IN NORTH LONG BEACH ,, · "·· -; p r -tr.j; ( . · - ' · ' t i « ' · ' ' ' * " - " J : ' ' · - * ' . · · .-.-.- . - ( . ^ , , . . ' · , . , - ; ' . - , ! ' / , ' . . . ' ' - , · · · · :·· · .-.- ;-. ^ ,?- , . · ' , . - , . . - · , .... . ' · . . ' - . HI-FI 'IMPORTED DOMESTIC PORTABLES, TABLE MODELS CONSOLES ... AS LOW AS MEN'S RONSON .Modal 66-- Rog. $28.50 E L E C T R I C S H A V E R S ,, · ...... ...... WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES , ' SALE STARTS THURS. at 9:30 a. m. POSITIVELY NO SALE ITEMS SOLD IN ADVANCE 4 BIG DAYS THURS., FRI., SAT. and SUN. MAY 23, 24, 25, 24 OPEN DAILY 9 TO 9 P. M. SUNDAY 10 A. M. TO 5 P. M.--FOR THIS SALE ·BHHBVBjBBBMHBHHHil FURNITURE PRICES NEVER SEEN BEFORE . . . REG. 49.95 DECORATOR MIRRORS *ft* While They' Last ' TM ALL KMJDOft ' BEDROOM LAMPS UP TO 2-PIECE DIVAN CHAIR . . C LIVING ROOM S E T S 5-PIECE (INCLUDES BOUDOIR LAMPS) B E D R O O M S E T S . 59 59 00 END or COFFEE TABLES 4? MAPLE -- REO. 41 .50 LADDER.BACK CHAIRS · Plenty for AH._J _ $ 19 95 S-PIECE SET . C H R O M E D I N E T T E S ^%^ JO SOLID PAR9UE ASH END, COFFEE, Provincial * · ? ' . 89.00 TABLES Your Choice SOLID ASH r. C R E D E N Z A BUFFETS 239°° T/ie FJnesf Mode^IS-Veor Guarantee rf^l 74 H O L L A N D M A D E UNIT M A T T R E S S BOX SPRING RiG - 24 - M HIAVY-OUTY COMFORTER WITH THIS PURCHA1I ?- / 2 PRICE B A R B E C U E S E T I N C L U D E S REDWOOD TABLE 2 BENCHES REDWOOD CHAISE LOUNGE BAR-B-Q BRAZIER WITH HOOD, ELECTRIC MOTOR SPIT ITEMS MAY BE .'[ PURCHASED' SEPARATELY ALL ITEMS,SUBJECT TO STOCK ON HAND

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