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The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts • Page 38

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THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE OCTOBER 15, 1930 I Thirty-Elght Retail Grocers a United States experiment to study air currents for bacteriological warfare! But the way the postcards are coming back 'shows they are not Gas Attendant Robbed of $70 "Occasionally, cards are returned by Communists themselves who apparently cannot resist the opportunity to make sarcastic suggestions that we are promoting American imperialism! Only 3.000,000 people In thl coun- Brazil, larger than the United try know they are hay fever suf- States, it the fourth largest country feren. Allergit estimate there are In the world. It was discovered for at least another 10.000.000 who sneeze the Portuguese In 1500 by Pedro through protracted "Summer colds' rahral unaware of their allergy. Alvarez caorai. having much success with that Appeal for Halt story. in Norwood in Price Boosts I jzsssagaacssxsaaummmmmssm a'; UNDERSELLING ALL DEALERS! Retail grocers in Massachusetts I TrTTI if 4 LMEEB mm yesterday sent an urgent plea to Dr. Alan Valentine, head of the Economic Stabilization Unit, Washington, to take immediate action to call an industry-wide halt to price increases. "Price increases on essential basic items including soap, milk, bread USED STEINWAY. ACROSONIC. WURLITZER. CHICKERING and related food products have added over a million dollars a year UP GRENADES Continued from the First Page They pulled successful holdups in East Boston, Lynn, Sau-gus, Wakefield and Melrose, and made a clean getaway despite police of the five communities. Shortly before midnight State Police established road blocks on the principal arteries around the North Shore and dispatched troopers from Andover and Topsfield barracks, with detailed descriptions of the robbers, and orders to bring them in. The holdup men made their first appearance in East Boston about 9:30 in the service station at 856 Bennington st. There they held the owner, Fred Battista, 22, at gunpoint and threatened to "blow up the place." Battista was alone when they entered. They asked for the change of a dollar. As Battista was making the change one of the men produced a gun and grenade. "See this canister?" the gunman said, "Well, if you don't turn over all you have here we will blow this place up." Battista gave up $75 and the pair fled in a blue sedan. Oct 14 A man, described vas about 22, sauntered into a gas station at the corner of Route 1 and Neponset st. tonight, held up the attendant and robbed him of $70, then made a getaway with two accomplices who were outside in a car. The victim was Curtis F. Day, 49, of 345 Neponset st. He said he was in the station when the man walkedjn brandishing a revolver. "Put up your hands. This is a stickup!" he was told. Then he was ordered to hand over the $70 in receipts which he had in his pockets. Meanwhile, two other men stood watch outside with an auto, motor running. Before the holdup man left. Day told police, he ordered him to lie down on the floor. Day said he saw the car speed down Route 1 toward Providence. The holdup man also took a set of spark plugs, Day reported. to our Massachusetts families' food store budget," Malcolm McCabe, state secretary of the Massachusetts Retail Grocer's Association, told a pre-convention meeting of the or ganizations executive board last night. "If the retail grocers of this state FRED BATTISTA Holdup victim flo r.loncy IDown jig to ft nftyin had not absorbed a substantial part I NEW SPINET! of the price increases in the past 60 aays, anomer million dollars would be added to this figure," McCabe said. mu 52.13 A WEEK Trd Id Taoi Pitn "If we are to avoid price control," he said, "it's time for every individual, from producer through processor to distributor, to pitch in and help the corner grocer hold the price line." The two-day convention opens today at Hotel Statler. It? CO1 David Gartz, from a telephone booth and made him put $175 In a paper bag. In Saugus less than an hour later the pair held up the attendant of a service station on the Newburyport turnpike at Walnut st. They threatened Cecil Poore with a pistol and the hand grenades, and escaped with $175. At Classen's Garage, Main In the Greenwood section of Wake-geld, the robbers struck again, minutes after the Saugus job. Waving a hand grenade and holding the attendant, John J. Kirnes, 24, of 99 Mt. Vernon av Melrose, at bay they took $35. In Melrose, the men held up the Cities Service gas station at 169 Main but. did not produce a hand grenade. They ordered the proprietor, Edward J. Ryan, 34, of New STORY CLARK BARGAIN WARRANTED FOR 25 YEARS FAMOUS BETSY ROSS BY LESTER I I up by two gunmen. On that occasion Robert Ridley, an attendant, was robbed of $24. Police believe the same two men held up a Saratoga st. service station in East Boston last Thursday night. There they robbed the attendant of $125, using the hand grenade as a weapon. Friday, East Boston police picked up a Jamaica Plain redhead suspected of the crime. He was cleared yesterday and released. Victims described one man as 19 years, 5 feet 8. 150 pounds, wearing To Lynn Next At 10:10 the same two men entered a store at 297 Boston Lynn. They leveled guns at the proprietor, HALLET DAVIS AMERICA'S MOST EEAUTIFUL SPINET lltV. Mil. Cl tlltllKt Warranty; $389 SAVE! SAVE! AMERICA'S TWO GREAT LEADERS 7.11 II I 1 1 IHfTHailSl 25 Myrtle iMVyAfrTlTtt nG UlLC; lUStO CHICktftlNC. MASON I waKcneia, to pass receipts, amounting Housewife Beats Off Street Assailant WATERTOWN, Oct. 14 A housewife. walking on Parker st. tonight beat off an assailant who threatened her with a gun believed to be a toy if she didn't follow him as directed. Mrs. EvelynTitus, 37, of 33 Irving 'said she was walking alone in the residential area when the man, whom she described as over six feet and strong, grabbed her arm and showed the gun. He demanded she follow him. Mrs. Titus told authorities she grappled with him, and discovered the gun was apparently a toy. He broke loose and disappeared. a black and red-checked jacket ri ffltiUVM HAMLIN over the some $40. More People in Hew England Buy BEACON WAX. than any other non-rubbing floor vax! (A shown in recent PULSE Surrey) Op. F. R. Lentlne. DENTIST and overalls. The second man is about 18 years, 5 feet 6, 135 pounds, and wore an Army jacket and dungarees. LP. 8. Nottia, Plat Technician, Inc. -4 Baby uentai Plates 1 Looked Up Into Gun Ryan said the men asked for change of a quarter. He said he bent his head down to delve into his pickets. One of the men said, "look up." 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