The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1947 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

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PAGE FOURTEEN German Accuses Soviet Spy Ring FBI Withholds All Comment on Charge Made by Prisoner BOISE, Ida., March 12—(UP)~ Tiie FBI was non-committal today on charges of n convicted felon in federal court here that the Soviet Union was attempting to take over the remnants of the Nazi spy system In the United States. Soren H. Guldberg, who said lie was a former Nazi agent, told Judge, chase Clark yesterday that he had been approached three limes since the war ended by "Russian spies" who told him tiicy were irlng tc, "pick up what was left of the German machine." Guldberg made the charges after he pleaded guilty to ushiR th2 mails to defraud In promoting n :;eal estate sales scheme. He said he wanted to "clear" his conscious before starting thc three-year prison term Imposed by Clark. Guldberg said he whs a German agent from 1910 until 1917 when I the United states entered World War I. i n 1924 | 1C ' became a Ger-, 3.'>an agent again and served until 1539 when he quit, he said. He in- ' sisted he never spied in wartime. Goldbsrg told thc court he came to this country jn 1906 from Ills native schleswlg, Germany, now a part or Denmark. He said Soviet agents told him they were "trying to pick ul> what was Jeft of the German machine" when they contacted him the first time—about a month after Germany surrendered. He wns working as a cook in a Florida night club then, he said. Guldberg said he refused the Russian offer. Hounded by Spies .."They .kept makinj .things so hard that 1 left Florida niul went to Henderson, Texas, and went to work in a hotel, within two weeks, the Russians had nie located again. They offered me $5000 and threatened to turn me in. But I refused again," he said. Guldberg said }i c was arrested in Texas last year and brought to Idaho for trial. On the way he encountered three Russian agents while changing trains at tlv railroad station in Denver, he snld. They offered "to take care or the marshal who was guarding me" but "I ignored them," he contended. . . The self-described spy told the court he got along well with the German government "until Hitler came to power." in 193G he was transferred to South America nnd then sent to Germany to meet I Heinrich Himmler, he snid. I _, "I made up my mind 1 was J through when I saw their concentration camps," he said. From Germany he weiit to Spain, then back to the United States, he said. Then in 1939 he deserted NB-" zi headquarters—" nil Insurance outfit In Chicago" — anrt went to Lns ngeles, but he said he lefr California because he wns defrauded of his real estate holdings there. Gulciberg, who has been ill, said lie hoped to "spend the rest of my life In prison." United States District Attorney E. H. Caspcrlinc snid that Guldberg pleaded guil(.y to the '-Tfiud charge in the hope of receiving a long prison sentence. Guldberg admitted' he had been in San Quentin prison in the early 1920's for a similar fraud, but claimed he was innocent then. Baldy With the Fringe on Top BLYTHEVILLE < A »*r COURIER NEWS The Midwest Beauty Show, In Chlca'go, reports that more business men arc patronizing the nation's 125.000 beauty shops than ever before. Not uncommon, they soy, arc scenes like this, where beauty operator Billy Owens puts a curl in the fringe around a male customer's polished pate. House Gives OP A Another Killing Blow WASHINGTON, March 12. (UP) Billy Sends His Parents Kidnap Note Asking for Deposit of Paltry $2200 ST. CHARLES, Vn., March 12.-(UP)—Hilly Planary, ]D, returned home today nnd ndmUU'ri to mlicc Unit he wrote his own "kidnap" note lot &2.2GO to i>el enough inon- - -. -•• - — • V *- 1 I .lull iul *7_,^UU LU K^^ IIIUU^I —The House yesterday npprovecl! ey to run nwuy from home. legislation requiring the Uon of [he Office of Tcmuornry Controls,,Including OPA, by June 30. Adininistratlon officials hove snld it will mean the end of effective OPA operations next month. The House nclion wns on a Sen- r.le-Housc conference report on an appropriation bill. The House ap- |)i-ovcil it, 3-11 to 4D. The report nuw goes lo the Senate where enrly action is expected. . The bin carries $179,fj45,GC8 in emergency appropriations mostly for the Veterans Administration. It also rescinds 5609,461,151 tot wartime appropriations. OPA nsked for about S5.000.00D Jn nrtdltlonal oporntlng funds. Congress relused any further ppsrat- Ing request, and called back $2,000.- ItOO of present funds. OPA, however, wns awarded $7,051,752 to give its employes terminal leave pnv. good of making a lot ol unnecessary rules?" Fishermen Never Lie, Or So He Soys GROVE, Okla. <UP)-*A free-for- all fishing , derby with $1,260 in prizes started' March 1 at Grand Lake i n northeast Oklahoma and will continue for eight months until Nov. 30., Grove business men huvc posted money for the prizes nnrt awards T«1I be made monthly. The spo'n- sors have a minimum of rules to avoid confusion and red tape. C. H. Stevens, secretary-treasurer of the association sponsoriuii the derby, said "everybody knows fishermen never lie. So what's Hie Read Courier News Want Ads. IN T1IK I'ltOBATE COURT FOR THE CIIICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. In the Mutter of the Estate of W. M. Hartley, Devcnscd I\'n. 1780 NOTICE OF'I'KOBATR OF W1U. OF \V. M. BAUTLEV,- DECEASED Notice is hereby given that the Last Will nnd Testament of W. M Hartley wns probated in common form by the Probate Court for the Chicknsawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on the 24lh day of February, 1047. Ail appeal from such probate can be effected only by filing a petition, stilling the grounds for such appeal with this Court wilhln six (Gj mouths from the date of this notice. WITNESS my hand and seal this 26th day o( February, 1041 ELIZABETH BLYTHE Clerk of Said Court Buck and Sudbury, Attys. Dr. CHAS. L. CRAIG Dentist Wishes to announce the opening of his office Lynch Building Blytheville, Ark. Phone 2540 BE THRIFTY! SAVE MONEY! Bring your cor to HOT'S BODY SHOP for all body and fender repairs, painting, and glass installed. HEAD-LININGS ry makcs . took liv iaV, 11 ? 1 Guara " tc «l to fit and iooK Jiitc primal upholstery. Phone 3456 412 E. Main St. Hilly created n small uproar in this mining community when ho temporarily disappeared, leaving a •iotc which read: "We have your son. Unless you place S2CCO on the hood of your ar tonight, we will cut him to . His father, coal miner Red i Man nry, scurried about th c town Tale yesterday trying to scrape ur > lie Jiioncy. .Mrs Flnnnry hopped on a '" C " kld ' to 0,1 Die bus, she met M:s Mar- garcM, sabo. wl-.o reported Billy wis lit lie;- homo and wa s tellinp the story that ho was duo for a lot of Billy told police he decided '™°" USC " )S f ° lks WEDNESDAY; MAKCIi 12, 1947 CURTiSS Radio Clinic 430 W. Ash St. Phone 855 or 2294 WE PICK UP and DELIVER a/<?/ Thousands AJSCHItf D HI AVKS ft A 0 CHICKS SK W« Guarantee Htavy I. V«o< ' » jn , Cu».l CUAHANTEfO Wf f ATLAS flcmcK co. '' • ' ' ' n ' IHJIUSINfis OVM 30 VI KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 "The Old Keliable" G. O. POETZ lour Bonrce ol Uependabl" *«"" I'ETUOLKUM „,„ RR at Ch«rr, BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 FROZEN FOODS Lockers for Rent—Meat Curing Groceries — Meats — Vegetables Wilson Pasteurized Milk— Birdseye Frozen Products We Deliver Telephone 2!>02 M;lin . tt 21sl J. LOUIS CHERRY Reprrstnllnt New York Life Insurance Co. . Ark. THE —- jDainiy COOKING FAT Si's Wonderful! ATTENTION VETERANS! I* you served overseas, you should join the V.F.W. now! Mcetinss every Wednesday night, 7:30 at the \Vck-nkamp Cotton Ofllcc. Bring a veteran with you. VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS Fan-is McCalla, Cgmmanilcr WHAT A SHINE! CONCRETE BUBLDING BLOCKS Also CULVERTS THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Drive in today and let us .give your car a "Spring Cleaning" both outside and inside. You'll enjoy driving more—and your car will shine with polish and good health! Sales Service! SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY 121 W. Ash St. PHONE 438 Snack time IO7IIJD UNDER AUTHORITY Of THB COCA-COIA COMPANY «Y COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYTHEVILLE CALL 2611... STOP AT 2611 Don't Hesitate to Ask for Free Service Listen — We can wash your car in 30 minutes. We use Genuine AlemUe Grease to lubricate your car. Yes, we have the lircs — J)a.vlon — Hdotl — Good- ^ year. We also have New Batteries. Standard ESSO Gas & Oils, Also Quaker State / C AUTO ^SERVICE Second and Ash Sis. Phone 2611 Here's thc man with real truck know- how. He's the Intcr- national-t rained truck mechanic — trained in special schools and classes, in the bestarul latest ways of servicing trucks. He's nti expert on the special International Truck equipment we use for testing, repairing, reconditioning and proving. He's an expert on preventive maintenance. So put your trucks in his hands-any m.-,kes or moJcls-for the simplest repair job or a complete program of regular preventive maintenance. Phone today and tell us when your trucks will be in. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863

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