Florence Morning News from Florence, South Carolina on March 28, 1957 · Page 20
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PAGE 6-B T 1 I K F I . O U K N C K M O K N M N C NKWS. F L O K I C N C K , S. C. V MOIi.MNO, M A R C H gs. 19-7 THURSDAY MOKNINC. MAKU1 2*. IK7 Till'; i-'LOUKxc-K Monxixfi. FLOUKNCK. s. n., HAROLD J. BERNEY . . . from outer spoc« Space Swindle Venus Package Leads to Jail WASHINGTON, March 27 UP -The FJ5I Mid lodsy « "packs;!* from Venus" figured in the investigation which led to the arrest in Alnbama ypstrrday of * 58-year- clti sign painter accused of opor- ·tinB a space-age swindle. The man is Harold J. Berney, formerly of Washington, where he eperaled a concern known as Tele- t.\ind Corp. According to th* FBI, he has a police record rtating hack to 1917, and lias served lime in a number of penitentiaries. When he was picked up a! Trich- ord. Ala.-, by federal ^agents who recognized him from photographs circulated in their territory, he was cbnrped with persuading residents of the capital area to invest thousands of dollars in the development of communications with Vtnus. Berney has written A book, still unpublished, relating that he made trips to Venus by flying saucer ·tier making rendezvous wHh Ve- r.usians in 'jexas. ·me "package from Venus" was received by Berney's wife hprc last Nov. 12. It purported to come from outer space but was delivered through regular II. S. post"' «ervicc. The package contained Berney's camera, his billfold and · wallet containing his identifications and credentials. Inside also »'as a letter Irom a "Mr. Ucrilus." reputedly a resident 0:1 Venus. Trie letter informed Mrs. Berney that tier husband had recently been on a business trip to that planet and hnd died there o! natural causes. The package was postmarked al Eagle Pass, Tex. Mrs. Berney turned over the package and letter to local police end FBI agenis when they started investigating Berney's activities »everal weeks ago. ·file FBI circulated pictures of tscrney ~lo all 1st Southern field" offices. Officials noted that Berney always claimed his takeoffs for Venus were from the South. Ike Signs Law On Loan Funds WASHINGTON. March 77 Ml -P r e s i d e n t Eisenhower today · igned into law a bill making half » billion dollars in additional government loan funds available to relieve the tight market for housing mortgages. The increase was urgently sought by the administration. President Eisenhower askei for · billion dollars of additional loan funds, but Congress cut his request in balf. Leaders said more money could be voted later in the 157 general housing bill. The halt-billion goes lo the Fed- «ral National Mortgage Assn., known as Fannie Mae, which buys lovernmenl - backed h o u s i n g mortgages from builders and lend- f t s when private funds are not available. One provision added by the Senale would give Fannie Mae an extra 50 million dollars to buy rnort- e^ges for cooperative housing projects. Another section is designed to liclp builders of urban renewal projects in high cost cities such as New Voik and Washington. CollegeHears Youth Worker ROCK HILL, March 26 -- June nile delinquency is a problem that ir.iist be faced by all citizens of the United Stales if it is to be · olveti. Carol! Minor, director of Youth Services of the Department c! Welfare and lns'.itntkns ot Richmond. Va., told a joint a.v icmbly ol the Winthrop College Hudenl body and South Carolina li?b fchonl students yrslcrday. Minor » p af the principal sprite l! tJie *eventh annual joc'-ol !orum v'mc'n bt"jfht two hund-'et mitors throughout ths «UU to Ifae VTmthrop campoj. JUVENFI.K delui3u«nry tnntinue to rise until an army of Bien. women and children form a biwk by bJwk ni^de b£:iinl JJi^ pji-iwil nii'ii^i-r." Hit BI» iolo Ji,( -,.iij. Dfliii((iit-r.i.-y is uo rcipeolor of fi-r.suii.s und the delinquent is no kinser from !he olhcr side of t h r - ^ r:i(kii thr youth worker poinU-rl i nil. 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Fruit Flavored Disinfectant ? 27° 'Kool Ade 6 ^- 25 SaVe 6c Soft, Economical Como ? I -N 8 -$ T COMO nssui Roils Preston All Green Real Ice Cream . , . Not ka Milk! Save lOc 1/2"Gal. . . . LIMA BEANS 2 Delicious Sandwich Cookie h t' 03 27 FAMILY CREMES 2 £.49c For Health ... Eat One Each Day! |j ^ Sweet, Juicy Florida Delicious in Salads! Crisp Fresh Pascal C e l e r y 2 ORANGES Linit Laundry Starch 2 ^ 29c - Bleach-j Softly Snc^/ Bleach 1 5 Oz. A f Bot. 45c Gold Ssol Glass Wax 16 Or. C*J Con DOC Laundry Starch Niagara 12 Oz. O/-V- Pkg ZUC Hos Lev*' Level Suds Dash Detergent 25 p£ z ' 39c Milder To Hands Dreft Detergent Lge. Q 1 _ Pkg. O 1C Chunk Style Storkist Tuna No. Vi O1*. Con O 1 C SmaK Fancy Cucumbers - 10 Chccelota MM Candy Pkg. 29c Heinz Tomato Ketchup H Oz. O C Bot. ZDC Liquid Shortening Wesson Oil Bot! 65c Wesson Oil Shortening Snowdrift 3 cL o b n 93c Kraft's Caramels Hi- 39c Country Gardens Diced Rutabagas "^ 15' Courteous Service.... Pleasant Shopping Cleanest Stores in Town i DIES -- Murray Garsson, 68, onetime millionaire munitions manufacturer sent to prison for war contract frauds, di«d yesterday -- broke and homeless. Cause of his dcatfi was not disclosed. (AP Wircphoto) Modern Style Whammy Found In Red Book MOSCOW, March 27 «1 -- Tin Literary G a i e 11« says a red- haired woman in Baku has convinced a lot of people she can put the whammy on cops, tax collectors and wandering husbands. She is known as "The Invincible Zcinab." According lo th» account published today she ha» modernized the sorcery business end made it quite profitable. I( (he things two Literary Gazette reporters found out abonl Zoinab are true, the magazine took a risk in telling the story. A local humor magazine in Ba^ xu did a satirical piece on Zeinah some tima ago despite the sorceress' warning that "If you writ* about me you will be sorry." That night the local publication's presses broke down. Th(' incident shook the Caspian port city 1,200 south oi Moscow and enhanced Zcinab'a reputation. The Literary Gazette reporter! said Zeinab's tricks are widely believed in Azerbaijan, where Baku is located. They sairt sho has done away with .the old-fashioned props like boiling cauldrons, black cats and blinking owls .and instead wean stylish clothes, lives in a two-story house with TV and automatic refrigerator and watches the moi ey roll in. Zeinab uses a simple pilch in volving mumbo jumbo with n loci rnd the number seven. Clicnfi '.vho. \v_TMt her help in pcr.sonn 1 mailers bring Zeinab a lock aii( .wvcn items site wants--such al seven JCO-ruble notes, pairs ol stockings, oranges or s i l v e r spoons. An income lax collector, su»- peeling that Zeinab was not re- purling all the ruble note-i, questioned her about her return*. Her relatives hustled him into lh» street and Ihe revenucrs decided not to buck the lide. The uolice want no part of her. A "while back she was arrested, (or swindling, and sent lo jail. But this enhanced her reputation, too, when a court freed her after only seren days--her lucky number- in the lockup. College Costs Show Increase Survey Claims WASHINGTON. March 27 Hi-The cost of going to college ha* about doubled, since" 19M-40, tht Office of Education reported today. Commissioner of Ediieatioa Lawrence G. Derthick said th» expenses of full - lime undergraduate students attending public colleges this year averages about J1.500. He added a student in a private college pays about $2,000 a year. In confrast. (he average expenditures in 193340 were S747 for a student in a public college and SI.023 for a private college stii- dont. Derthick said- the survey is t!i« first comprehensive study of how irutch it costs an nnrlercr,ir!u;i!*» to go to college, and where he gfts the money. Spending can vary widely from student to student. The study showed that oxpendi!uro.s per student ranged from S200 to f't.'ff a year. Outlays included si:ch living costs as clothes, room. Vonl, travel, recreation ir ento:-t:iin- rm-nt and rrlucatinnal costs s-.ich ac tuition, fees, books, s'.ipp'ifj ar,d equipment. The* ?nrvry svas hi c( vf on th* !?52-53 v:rirv] year. E=tinta!°5 (n? !Pi7 tpok in'o acrr:mt thp yi=f. of.li\-,nr mdes of hh? B'.]r=au nt I.ah^r Ststi?tics and al=i Ire ri=s in tuition, fees snd other rol!»;a cost- Average tuition and fe»i at public college in ift.Wnl totaled Litx/ul 5I7T. jml at p:i'.'.i!e IrMl- tutibfil pUlit l-JM. .S;uJeritj living v.ith tlu-ir p3^ erit; ht itui time jpeni sn aver:i?e of nbont SI.000 a ye.ir. It oosl :ihonl S1V) more for a .student lo l ; .vr in snino nlher r-rivale bninc or diirmitnry .ind .innil'rr .1(V to lu-o in a club, fraternity ot sorority.

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