Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on May 3, 1972 · Page 19
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« R E K I , K Y (Colo.) THIUUNH Weil., May .% 1972 J. Edgar Hoover--A Crimefighting Legend By LEE BYRD ·i, 'Associated Press Writer '.WASHINGTON (Al) -- Fron whin-kid nemesis of John Dilli iiger tq a near-recluse whose Ixjjlilng face was marked b iig, John Eitgar Hoover lived ; jlilint! legend (ha almost half a century. ,-fJven in his embntllcd fii'in 1 . ciliys, Hie 77-yciii--ol(l FBI director's triumph of tenure stirrcc i|dminilion anil downright devotion among the vast majority uf Americans. f 'JMe was, said President oil;'a ''truly remarkable man," wlio lihd served eight presidents and 16 attorneys general w'ifh "unparalleled devotion to duly and ifwiicatidn. 'Hoover died sometime Monday night at his Georgian-style limiie on the edge of Washington's Hock Creek Park. Word of his passing triggered a vast collection of tributes from public figures around the nation, including many of his more vocal critics. .Jt w;is, in a way, a storybook ending for the man and his 48- year career as director, a man regarded by politicians--and the gangsters he pursued--as untouchable. A onetime Presbyterian choir bay who alsvays retained a deep religious streak, Hoover began his government career while still in high school as a $3ft-a-nionlh messenger for the Library of Congress, five blocks jroni his childhood home. In those days he fancied himself a baseball player, but after one . misjudged fly ball per-: nianently'flattened his nose he, turned to debating and then to; lajv school. IJis first big job with the Justice Department.was in World War I when he handled deportation proceedings against .250 "alien agitators." · He was named assistant director of tfie FBI In 1921, and acting director three years later. He was only 29 years old. In surprisingly short, order, Hoo- vej : was credited with having molded the agency into a law- enforcement model. He began with, fewer than'500 employes. Nojy the. FBI has more than ]9,0i», including 8,600 agents. And .-Hoover added a massive crirne lab, a training academy, and; among all manner of files, some 81- million sets of fingerprints. 1 . ' . - . In the early days, Hoover was .the. darling of newsreels and his pugnacies face graced tli'S front page of untold tab-! lofcfs--in sharp contrast to his more recent disdain for news- meh--as his men captured or killed one brazen "public enemy" after another. In one of Ihe few early In stances where Hoover ran into congressional criticism, Sen Kemielh D. McKellar called him an armchair detective who left, it to his men to risk their lives and had never made an surest- himself. Shortly there- after, Hoover flew to New Or- communists, convinced that leans and personally nablwd At- communism "is mil n political bin Kin-pis, a kidnaper who had written some needling letters lo Pjirty" but an "evil unit malignant way of life." And the FBI (he director, and the issue nev-jalso began to use wiretaps in er again surfaced. what ttio dim-tor called "inter- Ail KB] liiglipoinl during lliel'ial sccurily" cases, war was the capture of several' Hoover's own life was cir- Nuzi saboteurs landed in U.S.'Ciimspect. A bachelor, he sjx'iil shores by submarine, many ofjmost evenings walching iclc- later years. He usually ale his lunch at (ho same downtown hotel, the Mayflower, and never deviated from the order of grapefruit, foliage cheese and black coffee. Al times lie would turn up at Maryland's race (racks, but never bet more than lint where whom were executed after Iloo-j vision or lavishing nltcntion, vor, ;in attorney, personally ns-iupon his two ciiirn terriers, uncj'stniulnril of moderation it sisleil in their prosecution. of them blind and deaf. in public relations effor In postwar I loover The director played tennis of- triggcrcil a relentless hunt forilen, turning to gardening in his if there was one area Hoover relaxed his was efforts to build the FBI's public standing. ly with the advent of hlnek and New Left nclivlsm--which prompted Hoover to thrust the Kill ever deeper into domestic Intelligence - gathering--ticcatnc H mailer of intense debate in the end. But no one has over argued with ,J. Edgar Hoover's proudest claim of his men: "They Symposium on Industry and Ecology Set COLLINS Wcnlnpy -- '1'lic "In Cost of Conscience," n symposium for linsini'ss mid iniluslvlnl lenders of Hie- slnlc, will bo held on the Culornilo Sliilc Univcr- sily cinnputi Tticsilay, May IG i'flii'1 be bought.'" Ami in his -IB! Kcynolc spciikei- in Ilic years of milking th;it slate- nient, the number of Flit But his perspective, piirticultir- '/.cm. charged with a crime is exncllv nionim*; . llobcrl Dr. .Tuck I' 1 . Culley, director of s|cciiil programs for the 1'olle.fjc »f llnslneas, said Hud pnncl discussions in.(lie nior- niiij; will feature business lenders nnd will coneeiilralo on u'liul business and Industry In tlio stale lire doing In preserve Ihe environment. P a n e l i s t s will Include representatives of the Adnlpti Coors Co., Great Western United Corp., Inlcnmlinnal Unslncss Machines Co. (IBM), and Kodak Colorado. Unic Seawell of the Hocky dcr.soii, CSU graduate who president Amci'ican Houkwcll. North Mounlahi vironment luncheon address. Jiimes Center on will deliver Willglng, direi'tor of research In for Hie lineky l''hils Division ol Dow Cheintcul Co., will o|K.'ii llio nttunuxm session. A linnet presi'iilalion by sliite [ o v c r ti m e n 1 officials on financial soinves and leuisliillve rcslrnints will follow, Culley said. The nyniposhnn Is uehiK sponsored by Ihe College of Uiislness In cooperation willi tho Cfllonido Assocliilimi of Coni- inercc and liuluslry. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- About 15,t)W Iroy ounces of n n t ur a I placer guld are produced Himiinlly in the United States. An It By MRS. GRAYCE ALLEN AULT -- Tuesday Progress CP.WC.was received by Mrs. Joe Chick for an evening meeting attended by 14 members. Mrs. Wallace Melton presided. Reports were given on the Northern District Convention held in I-oveland on April 22 by Mines. S. L. McDonald, Melton, J. I. Wykert, J. H. Burroughs and C. R. Patterson who had attended. Tuesday progress received 12 awards i n c 1 u d i n g communication, e d u c a t i o n , United Nations, American heritage and eitizcn- s hip, exhibits, scrapbook, CK-WC magazine and fine arts The club was over-all winner in the fine arts department of northern district and received a ?10 prize. Official Call An official call was received from Mrs. Warren Leonard, slate president of CFVVC, to slate convention to be held at (ho . Village Inn in Steamboat Springs, May 16-18. Mines. Melton and Lewis CJavin are convention delegates. Also, the official call lo the B1s| annual general federation of women's clubs national convention June 5-3 at Hilton Hotel in Denver was read. Mrs. Melton and Mrs. McDonald were delegates appointed to attend this convention. Mmes. Burroughs, Gavin, Paul I-aBornc were appointed I to work with town board on care of Wayside Memorial park. | Foster, a member of Highland; Educator Speaks Mrs. Chick introduced Don Foster, a member of Highland: school faculty, guest speaker for the evening. He gave an I informative and inleresling talk! on "Environmental Health."! Kach member was given a sheet of ."Ecological Quotes"! and a copy of an article titled: "76 Ways You Can Help Clean! UjJ the Environment Now." ; Joe Chick was a guest for Hid'program. Next meeting will be May f) at Ir30 p.m. for a field Irip to- Fort -St. Vrain Nuclear In- (ormajion ' Center ' tnd Kwl i Vnsqi'icz Stale Museum. ALBERT! BONELESS HAMS DRUMSTICKS BEEF CHUCK ROA Cakes COOKIES Raspberry Scones Beef Patties T Whole Fryers i Fryer Legs Fryer Breasts .4-Legged Fryers iW?,',,'*tm Pork Steaks i«i»««s« ««·.. 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