The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 3, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 3, 1952
Page 9
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THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1952 Ex-Tax Official Has Date to Tell How He Bought Skirts for $30 mATHEVTLT,E (AHK.) COtmTCR NEWS WASHINGTON I* _ Daniel A. Bollch, former Internal Revenue Bureau official, had a date with House tax Investigators today lo expinln how he could buy $30 shirts in half-dozen batches on an average salary of »10,000 a year. Bollch's appearance hefore a House ways and means subcommittee comes as a climax to months of undercover investigation of his activities—first as chief of the revenue bureau's Intelligence unit in New York City, and later as assistant commissioner of Internal revenue In Washington. The subcommittee heard testimony yesterday indicating that from 1940 through 1050 Bolich lived on a $115.217 scale while his earnings tolnled $53.000. "Mr. JC" Contributed The testimony was spiced by references to an as yet unidentified "Mr. X" who contributed generously to Bolich's style of living. Donald Sclmplro. assistant committee counsel, said "Mr. X" might be named today. Bollch became chief of the New York Intelligence unit In 1046. He was promoted to assistant commissioner Sept. 1, 1348. nnd resigned last November while under Investigation by the House committee and the revenue bureau. Friend of Gnmcuald He has been identified as a close personal friend of Henry w. (The Dutchman) Gruncwnld. Washington mystery man whose lawyer lays he Is too ill to be questioned. Bolich was disclosed to have halted two lax investigations starl- ed against Grunewald, whose tax accountant testified that Grunewald's 1949 nnd 1050 income included $233,000 from unexplained sources—attributed variously to "fees" and gambling winnings, (20 P«r Day Suite After becoming assistant revenue commissioner In 1S48, Bolich lived a year nnd a half in a $20-a-day Washington hotel suite for which Grunewald footed the bill. Special agent George H. Lemay *old the committee yesterday that "Mr. X" furnished Bolich with a Chrysler automobile and In 1949 bought $3,504 of carpeting for Bolich's seashore house in SprlnE Lake, N. J. The same donor, tho committee disclosed, paid for $150-a-month .quarters set up by Bolich in the Hotel Bossert in Brooklyn, although his home was nearby. Special agents testified a painstaking check of smart New York shops showed purchases by Bolich of half a dozen shirts at 531.50 each, and again nine shirts at $30 each. OLYMPIC MAIL-Runner carrying (he traditional Olympic torch will appear on the stamp lo bo issued by France in honor' of the J952 Olympic games. It is designed by Franz Tsecher- sovsky, of Sarrebourg, France Korea to Cost U.S. $5 Billion In 3 Months WASHINGTON m—War in Korea, the Defense Department figures, will cost this country a bit over five billion dollars during the next three months. That's assuming the fighting contir.-jes at its current pace. The department gave the House Appropriations Committee — studying the new budget—this break- ' down on Its estimated spending In Korea between March 28 and June 30: Army, $4,375,697,000; Navy $375000.000; Air JVjrce. $305.000,000. PAGE NTHl 7,200,000 New Men Must Don Uniforms, Mrs. Rosenberg Soys WASHINGTON W) — Manpower officials say an Increase o< 110,000 men in the armed forces during the fiscal year starting July 1 means about 1200.000 new men must don uniforms. Mrs. Anna Rosenberg, defense manpower boss, told the House Appropriations Committee in testimony made public yesterday that the large majority of new recruits Senate Okays Tidelands Oil Bill for States WASHINGTON I/TV-The Senate yesterday approved the controversial tldelanris bill giving states, instead of the federal government, clear title to oil-rich lands In their coastal areas. The House has passed a somewhat similar bill, but the measure is stiU far from becoming Uuv. First, differences btewecn the Senate and House bill* must be ironed out/ Lawmakers do not believe this will be difficult,. The finally approved bill then goes to President Truman, who vetoed a similar measure in 1046 nnd may veto (he new one. Read Courier News Calssificd will merely replace those relieved from active duty. "We are in effect running a revolving door," she said. "This is expensive and takes a great deal more manpower." Of the 1,200.000 new men, all but 110,000 will replace 850.000 Inducted and enlisted men whose terms arc about to erpire. and 230.000 reservists and National Guard personnel soon to be released. The increase of 110.000 will build up the military forces to 3.TOO.OOO, Mrs. Rosenberg said in testimony supporting the 1053 defense budget Floods Turn Out Many from Homes By The Associated Press Hundreds of persons in river, communities In six Midwest and! Western states were made homeless today by spring floods. The most serious flood appeared i Havre. Mont., where the Iviiik River spilled over Its banks and forced some 1.200 pcrscns in the city of 8,000 population to leave their homes. Martial law Wai de- I clarecl in the northern part ol the ! city to prelect homes nnd business' houses from looting. Damage already has been estimated at more I than $300.000. XCLUSIVE! * Every Ounce Alans Whisky/* 1ARIY TIMIS DISTILURY COMPANY * PROOF SPECIAL VALUES! Men's and Boy's Short Sleeve SPORT SHIRTS Open-Weave Cotton Skipdents! Sanforized, Mercerized MEN'S SHIRTS have square-cut shirt-tail—can ve worn in or out. All white, hlue, tan, green, maize. Sizes small, .medium, large. BAYS' SHIRTS in fancy patterns, all white, or solid colors. Also broadclnfh shirts in colorful plaids. Sizes 4 to 18. Girls' Brand New EASTER DRESSES 1 98 Sizes 1 to 3 3 to 6 2 98 Sizes 3 to 6x 7 to 14 Large selection of darling styles. Full skirts, puffed sleeves, cute Irims! Embossed cottons, piques, and rayons. Fabrics usually found in more expensive dresses. Girl's 2 Buckle SANDALS GleaminK black patent or easy (o clean white kid leather. Size 81 to 3 2 99 pr. SPECIALS Leisure Style Boys Suits BIRDSEYE DIAPERS 199 I dor. You save plenty on Ihcse soft, adsorbent diapers. Wonderfully loiiE-wearing. 27 inches square. PLASTIC APRONS 25 C Reg. 49c Lovely floral prints with scalloped trim. Durable, easy-lo- clean plastic. WHITE CURTAINS 2 98 pr. Billowy ruffled curtains, or. tailored panels. Organdies, marquisettes, cushion dots Full 2'/ 2 yards long. BOYS' COTTON SOCKS 15 Irregulars of 2!)c c|iiality! Mercerized cotton in blazer stripes—va(-c(yed fast colors. Sizes G to MEN'S RAYON ANKLETS 19 Irregulars of 3()c Quality Handsome stripes and clocks. Close knit rayon, reinforced hcet, sole and toe. Sixes 10 to 12. of wrinkle resisting rayon gabardine 5 00 Size 2 to 7 Glcu plaid front jacket with turn- buck collar. Two pockets and rayon lining. Slacks with matching helt, elastic waisf, nipper, 2 pockets and finished cuffs. Green, tan and blue. MEN'S SLACKS sizes 28 to 42 95 3 98 *6 A complete selection of Easier styles. Girls' Anklets size 6 to 10!/a 35 pr. English, ribbed mercerized cotton in white or pastel. Cuff top, nylon reinforced \heel and toe. MEN'S UNDERSHIRTS Irregulars of 49c quality! Close, firm knit Swiss rib- lied cotton, liiiilt up shoulders. KulI cut in si/.cs 3G to •16. 29 BOYS' SLACKS sizes 6 to 18 Solid color rayon or light plaids. Girls' Rayon Panties . size 2 to 12 49 Dainty lace and net trim. White, pink, blue or maize. Gel a pair to match her Raster dress. 51 GAUGE NYLONS Irregulars of 98c quality! Sheer, Inrig- ier. 5115-den- New flattering Spring shades. Sizes S'/j lo lflt/2. 55;! LADIES BLACK PATENT FLATTIE Adjust the (oe straps (ill If fits perfectly. Flat wedge heel gives plenty of comfort and smart style. Boys' and GirlsV/ Moccasin Oxfords Constructed lo give a healthy fit for growing feet. Hrown 'n while, brown 'n beige, or all brown. Si/.cs S'/j to 3. 2 99 Pi-- Infants' sizes 5 to 9 ... 1.99 pr. YOUR EASTER FINERY COSTS LKS AT THE BLACK & WHITE STORE 305 W. Main Phone 3149 Size 4 to 9 Where Youi Dollar Buys More

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