Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on December 18, 1962 · Page 11
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Future Historians Benefit From Coin Collection jlu**.. U«*. 18, 1362 GREELEV TRIBUNE CHARLESTON, W. Va. tAV_, Fur the benefit ol future histor-i tans, a Charleston. W. Va.. man! James. 48. hat been collecting' iie coins for many years now. They're not the type of money; ·lory of the early days of coal production in West Virginia Insurance agen Edward Opie * «* Boulder Grcnd To Check Commissioners grand jury will convene Jan. 4 to begin m investigation of the Boulder County Commissioners' office. Uist. Judg- William E. Buck ordered the jury Monday after con- lidering a petition by Uist. Ally. the coins "coalfield money" -- and' in the West Virginia coal communities, they are known as scrip. Square coins, Hxagonal coins, coins with rippled edges like , _ lower petals, coins with different Jurv To Check shaped holes P"*^ through - ' them - James' eollertwn has tremendous variety. "Scrip Is an important part of BOULDER 'AP' -- A special our ii^tory in thit section of the country." James said. "It tells a lot about coal camp life, and it leaves a record of many coal towns that have gone or are going out of existence " He said that's the reason he's Joseph Dolan. He urged the grand Be * n collecting the scrip: "To jury after what lie called his in- mali e a historical record of the vestigation of "rumors, accusa- tn '"S s lhat are changing." "*" "W .'tJ^WSJ J -'-""""' M °" jointly against him and Virgil Uartes Mayhatma. 68. of Yak- jima. Wash., aod Chicago, 111. TOKYO -- Japan's overseas loatis and investments at the end of June were $1.421 oOO.WX). a gam A second charge of confidencejof »196.00».000 over the 'end of igame filed against Carraway was i%i. according to the Ministry of Finance lions and purported facts." Dolan launched his inquiry after Clyde 0 Anderson, a former county employe, filed suit for $10,100 damages from Commissioner Lynlon C. Austin. Anderson alleged he was. fircdj from his county job because he refused to work un county time at the residence of Commissioner Austin. Olhcr commisuuncrs ire W. D. McCaslin and Joseph Smith. USE THE TRIBUNE WANT ADS "JUST RIGHT Sec our v a r i e t y of q u a l i t y H a l l m a r k C h r i i t n i a i carili in c o n v e n i e n t b o x e d · ··ortmcnts. The scrip coins have been used in coal "camp daily life almost as much as official U. S. money over tile years. They are issued by various mining, firms to miners seeking advances on their waget 'tetwecn paydays. They cin b* pent in company stores like real money. Usually, the name and addrcsj of the mining company and the words "In Trade, Not Transf." are stamped on the coins, indicating they're not to be spent outside the coal camp. The United Mine Workers launched a drive to eliminate the coins during World War II because many miners were losing money by "cutting" scrip. Miners hard pressed for cash would draw scrip from the company and sell it to "discounters" at about 75 per cent of face value. This drive to eliminate scrip was not completely successful, though, and the coins still are used in some West Virginia coa towns. Collector James learned the 1 value ol the coins at a young age when his lather was a coal miner, lip was born In 19U at (he coal camp ol Carbondalc in Kayettc 'County, W. Va.. and spent most of I his younger days around coal mines. Eventually he moved to Charleston and became an insurance salesman, (ravelin}; through the coal territory selling policies. He said it was at that lime that "Poor dear--he's trying to bard to tell us SOMETHING ..." r he realized how many coal townj u* 196 i r os t a | Guide with the wore disappearing. He illustrated; "Look in Ihe vlnM , ,,.,. , ml ,,, ^ ,,,. 4 SMALL PROBLEM WITH AN HFC SHOPPER'S LOAN J/_ \§: This season, add one more name. "Shopper's Loan," to the top of your big holiday shopping list-and money will no longer be a problem. You'll have plenty of cash to buy just the right gift for every name on your l i s t . . . at any store you please. Store bills won't come in at the end of the month either, because you'll pay for everything on the spot, and then make small monthly payments to HFC. There is one other name to remember: "Household Finance." That's the company where families have borrowed confidently, for a purpose, since 1878. Add your name to our list of over 2 million people who get helpful, understanding money service from us every year. (dismissed by Judge Carpenter 011 motion of Charles K. Lyons, dep- uly district attorney. Carrauay wd Mayhatnia were accused of forging a $275 85 check Oct. K with the intent to defraud Stewart and Hoy K. Lowry. partners doing business as the Sterling Hotel here. Judge Carpenter continued Carraway's case to Jan 7 for pre- senlence investigation. Pitch Guilty To Louis Cruz. 18, of Derby, plead- j ed guilty to a charge of obtaining $118 from the Cache National Bank here July 10 by means of: a confidence game. His case was j continued to Jan. 7 for a pre- senlence investigation. 1 PUtd Guilty H Bur|lary Franklin Albert Vigil, 21. and Raymond Romero. 25, both ol Fort Lupton, pleaded guilty to a burglary charge filed against them. They were given permission o apply for probation and their :ase continued to Jan. 7. The burglary charge was filed igainst the pair in connection with a burglary at the H. L. Dent nsurance Co. and store at Fort -upton Dec. 1, when merchandise worth over MOO was stolen. Most of the merchandise was recovered ater. Enttri Inwctnt Pl» William Payton Porter, 43, of he Fort Lyons hospital, pleaded innocent and innocent by reason if insanity to a confidence game charge. Judge Carpenter appointed Dr. Mark P. Farrell Jr., local psychiatrist, to examine the defendant in the county jail and make a report to the court within 30 days. Porter was accused in the in r ormation filed against him of obtaining and attempting to obtain $1.095 from the Greeley National Bank Nov. 90 by means of a confidence game. AUSTIN AUCTIONS Sec Our Listing On Clauiftal Pag*. Classification 4S-A ZALET H I - II VI P O P CHRISTMAS ALAAm GIFT VALUES NO PAYMENTS 'TIL FEBRUARY. 1963! * YOUR GREATEST BUYS ARE AT ZALE'S! REMINGTON SHAVERS Lektronic II Setf powered / reserve power shaver, use it with or without cord, adjustable, new eicluvve features! 120 Million Books NEW YORK - About 120.000.000 McGulfey Headers were sold, at prices ranging frnm 50 cents 8. They had their greatest popularity about a hundred years «go. EDWARD JAMIS AND KftlP U. S. Postal Guide. I compared; Virginia has lost 231 post flees during those 10 years." I He said he inquired abwii thej towns that were fading out and discovered many people were destroying or throwing away local scrip which had been in use. "So I began collecting scrip as a means of keeping a record of those towns." he said. "Take Ihe (own of Quarricr. lor instance. I've gut scrip stamped 'Quarrier, W. Va..' but there's nothing left of (he town except » few standing chimneys." In the Courts DISTRICT COURT Cvitty t* Nt-AtCMint Ch*dc Harold U Cox, 42, of. Evans pleaded guilty in District Court Monday to giving a $30 no-account check Sept. 21 to Dewey and Iris Jones, doing business as the B 4 J Grocery at La Salte. Cox was given permission by Judge Donald A. Carpenter to file an application for probation and his case continued to Jan. 7. 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