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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 9, 1977, Darmstadt, Hesse Page 6 THE STARS AND STRIPES December 1977 Sign of the times As Azie Taylor Mor tons handwriting has appeared with Treasury Secretary Michael Blu signature on 12 million new bills each day since Morton I think we ought to look at the role of the treasurer in I think it needs to be worth stolen by ring Thieves find Bibles a lifting experience AP Shocked police in this Bible belt town said day they had arrested three members of a ring that stole up to Bibles worth an estimated and apparently turned some of them over to a connection in the Officers said they expected more ar rests and had recovered hundreds of the Bibles stolen from the warehouse of Thomas Nelson which claims to be the largest publisher of Bibles in the Never before to my knowledge in nine years of police work have I heard of this kind of said police detective David Ive heard of one or two Bibles being stolen from motel but this is the first time an organized Bible theft ring has been uncovered that I know he Thou shall not steal its in the They should have read the We are in the Bible belt here and things might go pretty rough on he They might get struck by Officers arrested a Nelson employee Monday On two more sus one a former were taken into custody and accused of receiving and concealing stolen Leaver said authorities were trying to find out now what their connections He said the missing Bibles had shown up in several Northern They were different colors and with leather Leaver They were pretty expensive Theyd be retailed for to There was 000 They had an inside connection at the Leaver and three other officers staked out the warehouse Tuesday night and fol lowed a truck from there to a service sta Leaver told a reporter they saw the Bibles transferred to two pickup trucks and followed them to a trailer The policemen moved in as the Bibles were to a small Leaver declined to discuss further de tails of the stateside FBI captures man on its most wanted list WASHINGTON UPI The FBI has captured one man on its most wanted list and added the name of Patrick accused of a 1974 robbery of a bank in New York was captured without incident in Fort Lauder the FBI said Huston and two other suspects escaped from prison while awaiting The others were recaptured and later con The FBI added the name of Enrique Es trada to the saying he was a drug user and faced charges of robbing and beating to death two elderly women in their Holly Anticipation proved too much for waiting wife LOS ANGELES UPI A Russian and his American who had not seen each other for more than a year because he was denied an exit visa by Soviet were reunited at the airport Wednesday after she fainted from anticipation of his Elaine was revived after a few seconds in time to greet her with hugs and when he arrived a few minutes Surrounded by a large group of reporters and photog she slumped to the floor as other passengers on his flight began arriving in the reception also saw his child for the first originally was scheduled to arrive last Saturday but his wife waited in vain at the The reason for the delay was not They married while she was on a study exchange program in Russia in She returned to the in August when her visitors visa but her husband was denied an exit to lower marijuana penalties vetoed WASHINGTON AP Mayor Walter Washington vetoed a which would have lowered penalties for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana in the District of Columbia to the same as a traf fic Under the approved 76 last month by the city adults caught with less than an ounce of marijuana would receive citations similar to traffic slips for the first three A fourth offense could carry a fine and mean up to one year in A city said the mayor may approve a revised version of the if prohibitions against trafficking in other drugs such as heroin are Church officials and four of the council members who voted against the had lobbied for the About 18 states al ready have approved legislation similar to the office wont accept any bull in the mail OKLAHOMA Oklahoma UPI A rampaging Brahman bull nearly stayed the faithful postman from his appointed rounds At least he created havoc on a loading dock at the main post The animal fled the Husband Brothers Packing about five blocks away and barged into a fenced mail loading Some guys from the packing plant were trying to catch and that bull jumped right up onto the dock supervisor Joe Carrel He was full with the hump and I got pretty close to with something between me and Carrel And he didnt have any postage on him so I wanted somebody to come and get him and take him The bull finally was shot and the carcass hauled away to a packing Could Chicken Man top an operator like this GRANTS UPI Animal control officer Roger Speck knows how to handle a chicken When a truck carrying several hundred chickens stalled in downtown Grants Pass about three dozen of the fowl slipped free and scattered under the truck and along the Speck arrived and had no trouble round ing up the strays he simply sprinkled grain under the He then put up some chicken wire and corralled them when they rushed under to Pearl Harbor revenge attack told HONOLULU AP American war planes strafed four fishing boats manned by crewmen of Japanese ancestry in Ha waters the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl killing six civil surviving crewmen have Wednesdays Honolulu StarBulletin said two of the Seiki Arakaki and identified the planes that attacked them on 1941 26 years ago Thursday as All four of the fishing boats were based at near downtown they and none carried a Most of the crewmen on the boats were American the paper of said he was a crewman aboard the sampan Kiho which had been fishing off leeward coast since He said the crew real something was happening on 7 when it saw columns of smoke coming from Pearl Harbor that morning and saw the island in darkness that The sampan did not have a Ara kaki and did not learn of the attack until another sampan pulled alongside and delivered the news later that The Kiho Maru met three other sam pans the next morning and all four headed toward All of a there or five Army flying over Arakaki Each picked out a target and The sampans were about two miles off Barbers about 10 miles west of Pearl at the time of the he Nine crewmen survived the midmorn ing but most were All but three have since After the planes a destroyer arrived on the scene and dispatched launches to tow the with the dead and back to the survivors They were taken to a civilian hospital where the wounded were kept under armed We were They asked us What were you doing out helping Japanese submarines said Both Arakaki and Onishi said they were told that authorities found enemy bullets on their I knew but I couldnt say Araki Several of the victims families later pe the government for compen the StarBulletin In 26 years after the the widow of the Kiho Maru skipper received Takumi received about and pro from the sale of fish that was in his boat on the day of the Onishi said he received nothing because he was an alien and was told he had no said he bears no grudge about the I look at it this way I thank my God that Im still he Arakaki said he served in the Army but was unable to get a job at Pearl Harbor after the At that time I felt that if I had a gun I would have shot he But at this I have no
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