Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 14
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 14

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 16, 1961
Page 14
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A-14--INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM · LwiflBiich, calif., Sunday, Jgly H, i»l HE SPIED ON ELLA MAE COOLEY Life of Gumshoe Like Movie By GEORGE C. FLOWERS The polish on his two-tone shoes was, as they say in the trade, a foot deep. Although the day was hot, the expen- sive threads of his light tan suit were unwrinklcd. The cigar in his mouth was long and fat. As he leaned back in his lightlyl ipH tir ARE YOU A VICTIM OF WRONG DIAGNOSIS? chair, hi; coat opened s to reveal a monogrammed tic and shirt. From the pleasant expression on his face, and the map of Ireland that rested on his shoulder, you could get the impression that William S. Lewis is a highly prosperous private detective. Which, in fact, he is. HE HAS POKED his some A V O I D G U E S S W O R K f e l "*»«** WE USE SCIENTIFIC CLINICAL LABORATORY METHODS TO HELP DIAGNOSE YOUR AILMENT At the D'acvtyic uiilc*. ner* 11 wnai you oei For W: Head-to 'Of observance IK'*t ccndilloo of iln.js. ears, r.oie and Ihroal. 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Most of this luck, he believes, comes from a native ability to press his mouth into a firmly closed position and I maintain that attitude for j! years at a time. * * * * OCCASIONALLY he ap- , pears in the daylight and in ! public. This is because he : of ten plays a real-life Paul i Drake to real Perry Masons. Consequently he was a wit|ness in the Ma Duncan, Bar- bara Finch and Overell mur der trials, just to mention a few. He will be a witness ir. the Spade Cooley case. He was the detective hired by Coolcy to probe alleged infidelities of Ella Mae Cooley. * * 4 * ONE OF THE FEW cases Bill Lewis will talk about is the Mickey Cohen affair. Bill believes that Cohen's 15-year rison sentence places the :.os Angeles hoodlum in a position where any rebuttal would br impractical. It was a S4.50 radio repair bill, Lewis recalls, that started what he thinks is the strangest story in California crime annals. which they usually do and line up the seven thugs on somebody's lawn for the purpose of frisking them. * * * * A GUY with a $2 camera comes by and takes a picture which he speeds downtown to a newspaper and sells for $10. The editor recognizes the seven thugs and puts a report on the story. "Well, sir, to everybody's surprise these seven men have not been arrested and in fact nobody on the police : orce seems to recall the inci- lent although it just happened. ELEGANT WOMEN'S APPAREL 241 east ocean hlvd. Selling Everything! DRESSES - COATS - SUITS - FURS SPORTSWEAR - JEWELRY - GIFTS Doors Open 9:3® a. in. Every Might 'til f) p.m. Sizes 6 to 20, 5 to 15 · Dresses . . . 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Handbags Necklaces -- Earrings Bracelets--Pins Imported Crystal Jade -- Rhinestones Summer White Pearls '25 THE WITNESS is Bill Lewis, and here is the transcript: "There was this fellow named Pearson, see, and he runs a radio shop on West Pico in a fashion that some business men consider highly unethical, among them me. "And there was this little old lady named Mrs. Phillips who has a radio that she takes to this bum for fixing and she tells him she has only SO cents and he says that's okay, lady, I fix it. * * * * "SO WHEN she comes to Ret her radio the bill is now $4.50 and she hasn't Rot so this Pearson goes to court and gets a judgment. This Mrs. Phillips is so old she F U T U R E L1NUIS1 don't know what's happening and when she doesn't pay this Pearson forecloses her house, which has to be worth a couple of grand. "Now this Pearson has the gall to charge Mrs. Phillips $60 a month to live in her own house so she is quite disturbed and goes to the police. "The story gets in the papers of course and Mickey Cohen reads about it and is highly incensed. "THE FUR has hit the fan. lowever, and the seven boys are arrested along with their employer, Mickey Cohen, and wrought to trial on several degrees of assault. "One of the newspaper, boys named it the case of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which I bslieve is another story entirely. "The boys got out on bail which for M i c k e y was $100,000 and for the others similar sums, t am working for the surety company which puts up this loot so naturally I now have a deep personal interest in this strange affair. Etna Still Blasting \ CATANIA, Sicily MB--Mt. Etna continued volcanic eruptions Saturday. A tremendous explosion sent a black cloud up more than 800 feet from Etna's central crater. Hearing Mr. John Gicsslcr Xew! LEWIS MEETS WITH SPADE COOLEY Dave Ogul disappear and Ilporler for the San Francisco trace Ogul to Mexico City where 1 cannot reach him. "TWO OF named Frank THE BOYS Nicolli and Examiner, worked there four years and came to Hollywood "The court finds that it is 1 in 1923 to become a detective not illegal to heat up a radiolfor the Nick Harris agency. man on West Pico and Snow White and the remaining five Dwarfs beat the rap. But there is that l i t t l e matter of the missing hoods. "Do you know that cost Mickey $25,000 in cash for 'HE SENDS seven of his boys out to West Pico and they picket the radio shop. They carry signs which read unfair and, all in all, it is one of the strangest things a bund of hoodlums ever did. "Pearson is disturbed no end about this and emerges from his shop and beats with his fists upon the pickets. He is naturally no match for them and winds up upon the sidewalk in a very sad condition. * * * * 'THE BOYS realize that what they have just done might come under the heading of a misdemeanor or a felony or a tort, so they get into a limousine and drive away. "But as they drive off they do a U-turn that attracts the attention of a passing police car which makes with the chase. * V * * "BY NOW the cars are proceeding very fast through u residential district, and strangi :hings like tire irons, chains Blackjacks and picket signs are flying out the windows of the limousine. "The cops win the chase Japanese Clippings Bring Lingual Yen HOLLYWOOD (/P) --Actor Mark Goddard recently got some Japanese newspaper clippings about the Robert Taylor TV show "The Detectives." I n t r i g u e d , lie started studying J a p a n e s e a n d vowed he would learn something of each language in which the show was dubbed. Goddard may become one of the great linguists of all time. The series has been sold into 20 different languages. Nicolli and the surety com- f u i| O f lead." pany foreclosed on Mickey's home for $50,000 for Ogul? "And meanwhile JVlickcy had raised the $2,000 to pay off the widow Phillips home and restore it to her complete with radio? "DURING this period the surety company is naturally highly nervous about Cohen's ood health so they assign me the task of being his Dodygnard until their bill isi' paid. 'I consider it a tribute to report that nobody took a shot at Cohen during all this time. "The day I left Cohen, somebody threw a bomb that blew off the front part of his house." He lives in North Hollywood and reports: "I am now 63 years old and you might say I have lived a full life. Considering everything you might say 1 am fortunate it has not been Slimmest, and with more e c o n o m y of operation than any previous Silver- tone Hearing Aid Glasses. Pensioners! See Us! Batteries, accessories and service for nearly all makes of he f i r i n g niits. Free Ii c a r i n g test and consultation in p r i v a c y of your home or our air conditioned office. . Sat'njaflinn giiiirimlccii irilh Sih'crlotic bearing eud or money back. StARS Long Beach '450 L. B. Blt'ei. 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