Independent from Long Beach, California on May 23, 1957 · Page 13
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 13

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, May 23, 1957
Page 13
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HOOD'S DEATH VIOLENT, AS FORECAST} ^Woman as Slayer: a Surprise, However · , -. . -. ., . - J'.. ' ··' 1 M · · · ' - I 'FORT WORTH. Tex. W%- T'Tht last of the blg.tlme For -,S Worth gangsters died'Violently · Just H» everyone predicted. Bu · : no one thought the killer wouli 'b« a trim, pretty, rcd-halrcd . widow. - -·· , ,, Gunned 'down Tuesday nigh . ·cross R coffee table In a duplex , apartment WHS George (Jack) Ncsblt, 52, a nltro and dynamite expert. - · ·· : Polleo labeled him the killer · In at least four of the (Core or no gangland ilaylnc* In north Texas the past few yours In a ftnicEle for vice control. * · · · ' · SIHS. LOIS STKII'LINO, 31. his killer, told police she feared Nctblt would shoot her. She was held without charge. Ncsblt was tabbed a central figure by Detective A. C. How* ; erlon In four bomb slaylngs nnd other deaths attributed to a bloody struggle for underworld domination. '.. Tliey had ' predicted Nesblt would die like the others--at the hands of rivals, "I knew It was Jack's turn to go, but I never thought It would be like this," llowcrton said. The detective said police were Manhasset Requires .Bike-Safety Tests ' ' MANHASShT. N. Y. UT --. This Long Island town has a bl- , cycle safety program, which require* young bike riders to pass riding skill tests, a wrlUcir test, and have bikes that are mechanically OK. Recently 549 youngsters took the tests and 290 of them flunked. Howerton said Nesblt, while known primarily as a dynamite and nltroglycerln expert, also was handy with a pistol. Ironically, he died empty-handed. His ,45-callber automatic was In the glove compartment of his car, outside. Nesblt was free under bond, awaiting trial on a charge of attempted arson at a Paducah, Tex., Implement store last September, Police records show he had served prison terms In Kansas and Oklahoma In the 1930s, and since then had been arrested for Investigation of robbery, burglary, theft In at least 10 cities in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. 8TIHPUNG Feared Him convinced -- but lacked court iroof--that Nesblt planted the dynamite bomb which wiped out ambler Herbert (The Cat) Voblo near Grapevine, Tex., In 951, and another which killed loodium Nelson Harris and larrls' expectant wife In their ar the yenr before. , , NOBLE, IN TERROR, had urrounded his rural home with loodllghts and warlnlng devices tier Ms wife was killed by an uto bomb In 1949, apparently n an attempt on his life, llowcrton said officers also ad Information -- s i m i l a r l y vlthout legal proof--that Nes- It and Gene Paul Norrls, .Okla. oma and Texas holdup man, Illed Tlncy Eggleston. The xxly of Eggleston was found In JACK NRSB1T 11 Nltro. Expert a well near Saglnaw, Tex,, near ly two years ago, Norrls and a confederate were thot down only three weeks ago In wild flight from officers who said the two were ready to commit a major pay roll robbery at nearby Carswell Air Force Base, - - ' · · ·' · MRS. STRIPLING, widow of gambler Howard L. Stripling, who died of a heart attack, told newsmen Nesblt had threatened her at iho apartment earlier In the day, and several times before. They had been going together "but I had been trying to break away," she said. They resumed an argument after his return Tuesday night, she related, "then he came at me. I shot him." Finland Cabinet Resigns Again HELSINKI, Finland f/PX-The coalition government of Premier Karl A. Fagerhold resigned Wednesday for the second time In less than a month, The resignation followed disagreement between the Socialists and Agrarians on forming an economic stabilization program. 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