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Bee, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1961, Danville, Virginia Bank Robbing InNCNot Successful State Has Had Share Of Holdups CHARLOTTE NC AP If youre thinking about robbing a North Carolina bank forget it and go on relief Theres a better chance of getting a relief check then getting away with bank rob bery North Carolina has had its share of bank robberies 63 since Jan 30 1347 Only six cases are un solved And ol all the persons who went on trial charged with bank robbery in North Carolina only one got off Thats a hard recorc to beat The best way to sbamp out bank robbery is to make certain every bank robber is convicted says Donald Rooney special ageni in charge of the FBIs Charlotte office which oversees all of North Carolina and a part of South Oar olina Most of these robbers are ama tears according to Rooney We to convince them they can get away with it he says Still North Carolina banks ge robbed the robbers get oaugh and convicted and generally al or most of the loot is recovered The hackneyed announcement This is a stickup he resounclet in banks in every section of the satte Bank bandits have flocked to Nortih Carolina not only from surrounding states but seemingly from the four points of the com pass After a light 1960 when only two Fresh Asparagus Is Sign Of Spring WELCOME WAVEPale but smiling Elizabeth Taylor waves to welcomers in New York as her husband Eddie Fisher talks with airport offi cials The actress arrived from London on her way to Cali fornia and recuperation from her nearfatal pneumonia By GAYNOR MADDOX Newspaper Enterprise Assn Fresh asparagus from Cali fornia is now rolling to market Soon other areas will be sending it The season is at its peak April through June So lets en joy this most tender of tender vegetables selecting firm stalks with compact tips which are deep green or bluish green FRESH ASPARAGUS WITH BROWNED BUTTER BREAD CRUMBS Yield 4 Servings pounds fresh asparagus 1 teaspoon salt Boiling water cup soft bread crumbs cup butter or margarine Wash asparagus remove scales cut off tough portion of the stalks and discard Tie asparagus in nmdles Stand upright in the of a double boiler Add salt and l to 2 inches boiling water Cover with the inverted op part of the double boiler Bring to boiling point and boil only until crisptender 10 to 12 minutes Remove from water and serve with soft bread crumbs browned in butter or margarine Pour excess butter or margarine from the pan over the asparagus BM Danville Va Thurs Mar 30 11A banks tellers visited WinstonSa lem six weeks later As he walked along a main street he saw Barb ley approaching Richardson grab bed him Barkley broke away bu was captured in a vacant lot nearby At that time many Forsyth County men were growing beards for the countys centennial cele bration Barkley who got six Car Salesman Charged With Bank Robbery PALATEPLEASING fresh asparagus spears are served with browned bread crumbs Sour cream sauce Is on the side SOUK CREAM SAuCK FOK FRESH ASPARAGUS i Yield 1 Cup I Melt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a saucepan Blend in 2 tablespoons flour Gradually stir in 1 cup sour cream Cook until medium thickness stirring constantly Add 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice teaspoon salt and teaspoon ground black pepper Garnish with fresh parsley if de sired MENU BY MADDOX OvenFried Chicken Stuffed Baked Potatoes Fresh Asparagus with Buttered Crumbs Soft Rolls Butter or Margarine Green Apple Pie Cheese Coffee Tea Milk RULES AGAINST PILOT BALTIMORE JfcChief U S District Court Judge Roszel C Thomsen has ruled the rights of a Marine Corps pilot accused of deliberately crashing his plane were not violated when he was not given a preliminary hearing Thomsen yesterday refused to dismiss the indictment against Capt Ernest C Brace He said a preliminary hearing was not jury already had Indicted the pilot Brace 29 was charged by the FBI Feb 6 and has been free on bail since His trainer plane crashed Jan 3 near Cambridge on a flight out of Quantico Va Brace disappeared after the crash but turned himself in at the FBI office here 10 days later Caracas Venezuela is a mod needed since a federal grand ern city of 1200000 people NAMESAKE WINS NEW YORK going in the fifth Charles Feeney sports writer for the Long Islam Press said at Aqueduct Rac Track But I wouldnt advise bet Its his first start Feeney namesake Charles Feeney a 2 yeaiold colt owned by Shamroc Farms off Pittsburgh won Tues day and paid Taken At Marion MARION NC AP A 58 earold used car salesman was harged early today with robbing he Marion Bank and Trust Co of last week Officers formally arrested Ben lie Quinn Mclntyre after several ours of questioning at midnight a week and a day after the aylight hold up that occurred about 100 feet from the Marion police station Special FBI agent Donald Ron ey in charge of the Charlotte BI office said officers recover ed about which is though o be part of the bank money At an arraignment hearing be ore daylight US Commissioner Yiel Vaughan set bail at or Mclntyre on a federal charge of bank robbery The defendan was taken to the Buncombe Coun in Asheville where a pre iminary hearing is scheduled be ore US Commissioner Lawrenci Stoker on April 4 Roney said that Mclntyre is married and the father of six chil dren He lives in the Sandy Mush er of Rutherford County Paul G Ibergine of the State Highway atro and an FBI agent picked p Mclntyre late Wednesday after oon for questioning The coolnerved scarfaced gun man walked into the bank about oon pulled a revolver from his i pocket and herded the three section of Rutherford County anc works for a used car dealer i Forest City Chief Deputy Sheriff Wilbert Ki Spitsbergen an island groir 400 miles north of Norway is be lieved to have been discovered b Vikings in 1194 Few European knew it axisted until it was re discovered in 1596 by Dutch ex plorer Willem Barents bank employes and four custom mers into a back office He collected the loot in a paper shopping bag and then trotted outside to his car passing three men lounging against the bank window and another man who was parking his car behind the rob brs 1955 greyandgreen Chevro YOU IN An inspiring article discussing the mirac ulous character of things that have happened to us all itirv DANVILLE REGISTER ii wurj L VY U i banks were robbed 1961 is off to years m pnson as a resuh of the a fast start chance meeting with the teller The three robberies which oLold Juclge Jolmson JHaygs furred this year apparently were the work of amateurs A Ml man wearing a raincoat from the Park Road branch of the Union National Bank in Charlotte Jan 3 On Jan 14 two men took from Uie Welcome branch of the Lexington State Bank and on March 21 a short scarfaced bandit with a crooked nose took from the Marion Bank Trust Co Of the 63 banks robbed since early 1947 there have been ar rests and convictions in all but six cases These are listed as un solved In one other case a man was arrested and acquitted the only such outcome in the history on it he had grown a beard the cash ier would never have recognized him If robbing a bank presents a challenge to some men it also presents a challenge to police to catch them Rooney warns wouldbe bank robbers that when they rob a bank they immediately bring out a maximum law enforcement ef fort in the area I send every agent I can to a robbed bank he says I often go myself City and county police sher iffs officers and the Highway Patrol quickly join in From then on its only a matter of time be North Carolina bank robbery trials Three men now are awaiting trial in connection with the Wel come robbery The tolial haul from the 63 rob beries was Of this about was recovered In North Carolina all but two banks are covered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp oration Tins means that every account in all banks except those two is in sured up to each against such crimes as robbery theft or embezzlement Embezzlers inci fole the robber is captured Almond Not Taking Sides On Route 64 Issue Gov dentally cause banks more worry and loss than robberies At one time North Carolina was yesterday said he considered the bankrobbingest n every way RICHMOND Va State Hghway Commission Committee attempting to reverse he selec tion of a northern route for In terstate 64 will meet here Tues day in what is expected to be an allday session J Lindsay Almond Jr I cooperat state in the nation according to Walter Anderson head of the State Bureau of Investigation From July 1948 to Nov 30 1949 the state had 11 bank robberies This figure long ago was outstrip ped by North Carolina itself and other states Anderson also called the Scot tish Bank at Pembroke the na tions most robbed bank at that time The small bank suffered four holdups in the 18month per iod But the oftrobbed little bank got tired of it all and hired a bank guard On March 21 1949 two gunmen entered the bank The new bank guard shot one through the chest Two others in volved soon were arrested This ended the easy reputation of the bank One of the robbers later remarked Damnit I didnt even get my hands on the mon Branches of the First Citizens Bank of Smithfield also rank high among oftrobbed institutions The branch at Angler has had three holdups and branches at Bur committee He said he was fight ng for a principle and that h vas not taking sides on the issue Almond said a statement h made earlier yesterday that they can fight it out by themselves to southern and norther partisans not to the High way Commission or its commit se The governor previously said he would seek to sustain the com missions action if it had selected the northern route approved by the US Bureau Public Roads recetnly Yesterday advocates of a south ern route for the super highway met for two hours with State Highway Commissioner H H Harris They declined comment on the session but they appar ently reviewed engineering re ports and cost studies Almond earlier cancelled a meeting with State Sen Mosby G Perrow and L H McWane executive vice president of the Lynchburg Chamber of Com merce advocates of the southern Saw Garner Ft Bragg and for Interstate 64 leigh each has been robbed once Each when a bandii eludes po lice he never knows when hell he arrested William R Barkley of WinstonSalem held up three em ployes of the Commercial Bank of Stokesdale on March 1 1949 and escaped with about J 0 Richardson one of the Attending the private meeting with Harris were Perrow Mc Wane Del Kossen Gregory of Roanoke and Gordon Willis of Roanoke chairman of the Water Level Route Association Denmark sold the Virgin Is lands to the United States in 1917 SEEK TO SAVE LAOS FROM delegates to the seven nation Southeast Asia Treaty Organization meeting in Bang kok Thailand consider measures aimed at keeping Laos from Jailing into Communist hands They are U S Ambassador to Thailand U Alexis Johnson and Secretary ol State Dean Rusk The SEATO countries were set to approve military in tervention if peaceful approaches to the difficult situation 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