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February 5, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1952 Huge Counterfeit Ring Is Smashed in Chicago , CHICAGO (/P) - A multimillion- dollar international counterfeit ring, described as one of the uig- .gest In the notion's history, WHS smashed yesterday by Secret Scry •ice agents. :. More than $2.200.000 In Bogus $10 i •and $20 bilk were produced by the ring In Ihe last four years Harry D. Anhelcr, chief of the Secret Service in Chicago. Five Chicago men were seized and further arrests are expected Anhcier said. He disclosed that the I phony bills have turned up in cities " "'"'" Sli " CS ' as HE WAS A BUM-Choscn as the Chicagoan of the Year" is -7 Cipt. Thomas A. Crocker, com.-. ' mandmg officer of the Salvation , Army's Harbor Light Corps in -- the heart ot the Windy City's v Skid Row. Once a Skid Row derelict himself, in Detroit Capt _ Crocker fought his svay bach •f and now is being honored for : his work in helping down-and-'-.' outers along the comeback trail hollt as In 0 and in other parts of "th'c'^vvo'i'ld"" 1 Anhcier said that approximately S 1.400,000 in counterfeit monev has been circulated by the gang. ' Federal agents also are investigating: evidence that the g;nig may have been responsible for the coun- (erfeiting of more than one million dollars In Cities Service Co. bonds The FBI last Nov. 6 arrested three New york City men in connection with the sale of $25,000 iti fake bonds for $7.125. Two of the five men nabbed In Chicago are owners of a West Side printing plant which was raided by the agents. They said the phony bills were printed In the plant the Sferas Printing Co., owned by •James Sferas. 36, and his brother Samuel, 34. The agents seized a press and other equipment. Also arrested was William Skallv 41. described by agents as an ex- convict and the top plotter and sales manager of the ring. They said he was imbbed after he accepted $3,500 | n marked bills from an undercover agent in return tor S50.COO in bogus $10 and $20 bills. The Sferas brothers and Sknlly \vere»eld in $10.000 bond each for hearings tomorrow after their arraignment before U. S. Commissioner C. S. Bentley Pike on charges of possession of counterfeit money Two others are held, Anheier said, and a third man Is sought j n Chicago. One man held is John Drake, 29, a taxicab driver, identified by a-enU as the seller ot S3 500 In 'bogus bills. The fifth was not identified. BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NKW8 20th Century Austerity 'Screw' Turns Tighter on British Goods By ERNEST AGNEW IX3NDON (AP> - The harsh screws of still more austere llvin- .turned tighter on the British peopl .; today. ^ Conservative government orde cutting: deeply into steel supplle for makers of goods for Britis consumption took effect, it mean at once fewer knives, forks, bicycle motorcycles, refrigerators, vacuun cleaners, electric heaters, oftic furniture, TV receivers, radio set and many similar items. This was part of the rigorous pro gram outlined by the govcrnmei last week to save 150 million pound ^Father Kills Wife, Mot her-in-Law And Shoots Self .. HYROM, Utah r/P,-A young f a ther shot and killed his wife an mother-in-law yesterday and the turned the gun on himself. He dip Instantly. The victims were Louis Haslam 23, Wellsville; Utah; his wife i,u Jean, 21, and her mother Mr., George Leslie Anderson, 57. both o Hyrum. City Marshal Elmer Lnurltzen said Mrs. Anderson was seated a a sewing machine In her kitcher when the first shot struck her Sh staggered to a telephone and cnlle Laurltzen but died before medica help arrived. Haslam mowed down his will es she fled to the living room Hi then went into the kitche n : an< shot himself. Lauritzen could give no cause fo the shootins. but it was reported Haslam and his wife had quarrele and separated, recently. l FO* IMPROVED KIMMY FUNCTION . pror<d, Bl.ddrr PA ~d ,W». 'on r.d.c.J io LIBERTY ASH GROCER? 5»l West Main Phone »S73 MOX Plume <62l Show Slarlj Weekdays 7:00 Sat,-Sun. ItOO Always A Double Feature Tuesday & «'ednrs(hiy "THE OUTLAW Jane Russell • Jac The Original I'iclure Complete in Every Way Also 2 Shorls 420 million dollars a year In imports from abroad while cutting home use of vital materials close to 'the bone. Three months earlier the government cut Imports 350 million pounds 980 million dollars a year. Together with expanded export sale.s drives, the economy plans are meant to halt, the swift rush toward bankruptcy down which Britain and the whole sterling area sped in Ihe last six months of 1951 Because of the steel cuts thousands of workers—the ministry of labor didn't know yet exactly "how many-are setting only part-time work. Some managements warned Labor Minister Duncan Sandys they may have to close down altogether. • -.The Ministry of Pood sideswiued the housewife's purse again. It said prices of rationed foods, including butter, • cheese, bacon and sugar will be raised about l cent a pound to meet rising costs ot imports Extensive shipbuilding activities have been resumed In the port ot Leghorn. Italy. Real Estate LOANS • Commercial • Residential • Farm Best Service—Best Terms TERRY Abstract & Realty Co. 213 Walnut Phone 23SI RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tuesday FROM THE, SMASH STAGI Detective Story Wcrlnc.sda.v & Thursday 'TRIPLE CROSS' .' np Kirkivonri, Jr. & Cathy Downs'' NKW LINCOLN—The 1952-model Lincoln will SO on display here tomorrow at Still and Young Motor Ccir.iMuy, 101 West Walnut, Featuring completely restyled bodies, the new Lincoln* also hav. a new 160-hoisepower V-8 engine. Shown above is the Lincoln Capri, one of five models ottered in tlie 1952 line. Civic Clubs Try to Give Dan Cupid a Happy Push prrntC'finrm'T* >T~ /**. —, . . . UP) — civic grcmps here want to help Dan Cup- Id push laggard celibates towards the altar. They've arranged a Bachelors' Ball at the High School Gymnasium Feb. 10, Ah-eady the ball has aroused controversy in this town of 2,000 people. Only 61 residents got married last year nml banker Ernest E Baker said last night: "This is not a good situation for the baclielor.s. the bachelor girls, or for the general economy of the town. "Married couples are the ones U.S. Came Near All-Out Mobilization WASHINGTON (API _ The United States came closer to all- out mobilization (his winter than the public realized. Mobilization officials now say it would have meant closing down entirely of the automobile and all consumer hard goods industries layoffs by the millions in non-defense industries, countless shortages of tilings people buy, inflationary pressures. The decision was in doubt until around Christmas. Then President Trmnan decided to take a calculated risk—that Russia would not strike real soon—and spread the expanded defense program over four instead of three years. Now. officials say. we'll have butter with the guns throughout—unless new fighting breaks out. Nobe Is a series of waves that f» either very brief or very irregular in frequency and intensity. who buy and build homes, If we can increase home ownership by raising the marriage rate everyone will benefit." But Town Manager L. w. O'Connor sees a dark side to the proposal. "It's all right to promote, marri- ages." he said, "but marriage lends to children and that means building more schools st Hie taxpayers' expense. "I'm not the man to discourage cupid—but I don't think he has to be pushed." Tuesday Night! "ONE TOO MANY" Bold — Vital — Fearless An Amazing Love Slory Telling The Truth About Alcoholism Rulh Warrick— —Kichard Travis Ginger Prince Adults 50c—-Children 25c Wednesday & Thursday "HIS KIND OF WOMAN" Robert Mitchum Jane Russell NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Cenler" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 Tuesday 'THE TALL TAfcGET" Dick Powell \Vcdnesday & Thursday "THE LADY PAYS OFF" I.inda Darnell Slephcn McJValty WED.-THURS. Showsat7&9p.m. Brest It Restored MOSCOW (AP> — Brest, on the Soviet Polish frontier, has been restored. A report from 1)15 frontier city, where travelers from Western Europe first sec the U.S.S.H., said the great damage rtone by the Germans during the war has been re paired. All ot the city's Industry, ihe mil- way system nnd tlie school buildings were destroyed. All tlie.se have been rebuilt, the dispatch said 'Baby' Jet Designed HAWTHORNE, Calif. I/P) _ Ground tests have been completed on a baby Jci engine designed (or use in private planes. PAGE FIVB ~~ bcrt, Is hereby warned to *ptw*r within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof »nd aiuwer the complaint of the plain- tin, Willie Lawrence Lambert. Dated this 24th day,of January. ORDER Harvey Morris, Clerk In (he Chancery Court, C'hlcki- By AnIU Syices, D. C. iwlia IJIslrkt, Mississippi County, c A. Cooper, ally. Jor ptf A'kans.vs. Ed B. cook, stty. ad litem. Willie Lawrence Lambert. Ptf. 1:29-25-13-11 vs - No. 11968 fiadic Ruth Lambert, Dlt The defendant, Sadie Ruth La,,,- Read Courier New.'Clarified Ml FOR SALE! Calcium Ammonium Nitrate 20 * PER CENT " • ^ I I I a I C? NITROGEN For Information and Price, Call WEST MEMPHIS COTTON OIL MILL WEST MEMPHIS, ARK. Phone West IVlempnis, 81 Phone Memphis; 5-4040 FIRST SHOWING TOMORROW The Most Dramatically New Fine C ars ma ps&i ^^ n THE fNCrNEES'S BRIlllANT AC.HIIVIKUNT All-NIW 140-HP V-» The completely new 160.IIP Lincoln V.g cnc™, luttM and grealejl Iron, ||, e „,„,„ craftsmen who have Snilt more V-8 en- na than all other car ™kcr s combined. overhead v.ilvca, histic horsepower- «er ncnl- Transmissioa p Ai!E cumnr h up. There in the spolli s ht is n significanl new automobile—a fun.la- mcnlally new concept in luxury motorinfr It is Lincoln for I932~/Ae on, f ne car ddileralcly designed for modern liiing. More than hrealh-laUng beauty, here is beauty with purpose, design with i c a5on. It is an entirely new approach lo tine cars— with every ride on the American R M ,i a command performance even for Ihe. daintiest i.-om«n driver, ll.anls to su^rh visiliilily, Hie unique sce-aliea.l hood, nn ,| ,f, e , rjm design fore and aft. Here is aslonishin" per- iormance that only Lincoln's completely new engine could make possilile. This is our inviialior, to visit our show . room and view the dramatically new Lincoln Cosrnopohlan and Capri. Then-make the discovery of the one fine car that t, as cap . turcd the ,ir. th e ( ee]iagt o[ modcrn ^ THE ONE FINE CAR DELIBERATELY DESIGNED FOR MODERN LIVING IN IWO INCOMPARA8I! SERIES _ STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO. Walnu? at First Street

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