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Cedar Rapids Citizen, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1964, Cedar Rapids, IowaLibrary r Pudar rahb0. Iowa Jan 24 1964 Rock robbers foiled by plucky Pat by James Brooks Cedar rapids chief of detectives John Kuba stated tuesday afternoon that one of the two subjects apprehended has admitted taking part in monday afternoon s jewel robbery at spartan s. William e. Brown the Driver of the the get away car confessed his part in the robbery Kuba Sai d. Brown who gives his add Ress As 615 Archer Street Tulsa Oklahoma was one of two negro men who went into ther spartan store on 1st. Avenue e. Monday afternoon and walked off with Over Twenty valuable rings. Accord ing to witnesses one of the men distracted the Salesgirl while the other reached behind another counter and emptied one tray of rings and took a number from another. Stan Ginsberg manager of the discount jewelry Section told the citizen that he was trying to place the exact amount of the loss. I m taking inventory right now and won t be Able to definitely say How Many rings Are missing until i m d Ginsberg said. He estimated that the value of the stolen merchandise would be Aro Aid and added there were some pretty Sharp sales people in the store who what was going on and shouted at them. They got away but we got a description of the car. Ginsburg added High words of Praise for local and state police for the speedy capture of the pair. The robbery took place at monday at Moon. High Way patrol officer Cal Wagner of Cedar rapids was cruising just North of town. At a Motorist was passed by the speeding 1958 Cadillac near Urbana. He reported it to the Urbana town Marshall. About fifteen minutes later patrol Man Wagner was speeding Down Highway 101 to intercept the men when they passed him going in the other direction. I did a Boot leg turn right in the Middle of the Highway and gave Chase Wagner told the citizen. "1 was going Over 100 Mph. To close on them. When i got them in sight i radioed for Wagner added. Patrolman Llyod Patterson took the Call at the court House in Vinton and rushed to Wagner s assistance. About Wagner continued the Cadillac got behind a truck. I got behind them and they slowed Down from 100 to about 40 Mph. You never so much Active it Ity As there was in that car. Those boys were trying to hide rings everywhere they could. About a mile North of Vinton there s a gravel Detour. As the car i was chasing pulled onto the Detour patrol Man Patterson pulled on from the othe end and headed them off. It was a perfect place to make the Wagner concluded. Besides the 36 year old Brown the patrolmen apprehended Fred a. Whitaker 36, of Waterloo. Charges of larceny in the daytime were filed against both Brown and Whittaker on Lylo Call pm 5-6042 for subscriptions volume m no. In 218 2nd Avenue South West published weekly in Cedar rapids Iowa now now just show me where the Ouchie january 22, 1964 Jaycee week the Cedar rapids Junior chamber of Commerce prov ing the term Young men in mugged a Rural Sumner Man went Home last week convinced that Cedar rapids is As full police officers Are often called into some wild situations in the line of duty. A Casen Point is the situation pictured above. The Man at right la Verne ran out of the 102 club on third Avenue . Wednesday evening shouting they re trying to kill me in there police officers Cruis ing in the area pulled Mills out of the and inspected the place where witnesses stated Mills had started arrested by officers and charged with intoxication. Rapids children s Home. According to Jaycee chair Man Del Smith the Jaycees will paint that portion of the building housing the younger children and the social worker s offices. A storage room ceiling will be installed so that City fire regulations will be met. Stairway and basement panel ing will be stained. The work will be done thursday and Friday evenings and All Day saturday. Paint for the project is being furnished by Klinger s paint store. Young Farmer Keith Bader 31, a hog and beef cattle Raiser who farms 480 acres near Dysart is the 1964 Cedar rapids Trade area outstanding Young Farmer. Bader was picked from a Field of nominations representing Linn Benton Johnson Iowa and part of Cedar county. Bader and his wife Larabeth have one child. The farm is a family operation with mrs. Bader sharing the record keeping responsibility with her husband. He is an agriculture economic s graduate of Isu and mrs. Bader a Grad uate in music at state College of Iowa. Bader will represent the Cedar rapids Trade Are at the of contest scheduled for March 8 at Waverly. Avenue arid 6th Street at about thursday even ing when he was knocked Down from behind by two thugs. Kasemeier was Able to provide police with a description of the two footpads and reported that they had made off with that he had on his person. Bad Day at Bastrop a Young lady who was Given a Bench parole last month when she answered a false uttering charge had her parole revoked in District court last week. Sharon Sibley was or dered to serve up to seven years in the Rockwell City women s reformatory when it was discovered that she had written additional bad checks since her sentencing on dec. 12. She is reportedly the daughter of Ray Sibley chief of police in Bastrop Louisiana. Upper named . Mcelroy president of Blackhawk broadcasting co., announced this week the pro motion of George Lipper to manager of radio station Klow in Cedar rapids. Lipper had been assistant manager and news director of the local station and will continue to direct the operation of Black Hawk broadcasting s Cedar rapids r news Bureau

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