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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 12, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseSunday november 12, 1967 the stars and stripes Well suited three contestants in the miss world contest in London play pretty for the people at a press preview. From left miss tur key Nese Yaz Cigil miss Israel Daglia Regev and miss Denmark Sonja Jensen. The Winner will be chosen on saturday nov. 18. A europeans add duties drumsticks May sound a Turkey War Tattoo Brussels a it s going Tohe an unhappy thanksgiving for american exporters of turkeys to the european common mar Ket. Additional duties have Bee put on american Frozen Turkey parts and the exporters stand Tolose millions of dollars in Trade. The european housewife will find american turkeys costlier than european Birds when she shops for her Christmas dinner. With the . Congress in it present hostile mood toward imports into the United states there is some Chance of a tur key War breaking out like the Chicken War of 1902-63. Retaliation could take the form of additional duties on european exports to the United states. Such retaliation could have far reach ing consequences just at a time when Tariff cuts agreed upon in the Kennedy round Are about to go into eff around lie world. As m i g h t be expected the main thanksgiving 1 a t t 1 e is joined Over drumsticks. Ameri can drumsticks Are being offered in Western Europe at about 25cents a Pound according to american officials. The d u t used to be 5.4 cents a Pound. Since nov. 1 a supplementary duty of 3.4 cents a Pound is also being charged. Americans say common mar Ket duties have already Cut deeply into All . Poultry exports except for turkeys and Chicken Market officials say they Are just carrying out their joint farm policy which applies a sliding scale of duties to protect european Farmers. When american prices drop the euro Pean duties Rise in order to make sure european producers get tiebreak. California cops smash huge counterfeit ring san Jose Calif. Up Bank of America officials said thursday they will reimburse every innocent victim of a nationwide counterfeiting ring which specialized in phony $50 travellers checks. We would rather take the los than leave a merchant stuck with a Check and the wrong image of our product said a Bank spokesman after police arrested four members of the ring. The suspects three fro Cleveland and one from los an Geles were surrounded by a dozen plainclothes policemen wednesday night As they Alleg edly prepared to negotiate the Sale of $2.5 million Worth of bogus checks to undercover agents at san Jose municipal Airport. Booked on charges of forgery and conspiracy to commit Forg Ery were Mario c. Amato 39,Kingpin of the alleged funny Money operation Richard , 34 Marion m. Elliott 46, All of Cleveland and Robertl. Farley 43, of los Angeles. An undercover agent made Contact with the ring in Cleve land where he told the forgers he had a Friend who would pay $150,000 for $2.5 million Worth of the checks plus the counterfeit plates and negatives. The Friend was Ike Hernan Dez a san Jose policeman who posed As a mexican National rep resenting a Syndicate interested in distributing the notes in Latina Erica. Collins said the four men flew Here from Cleveland tuesday and discussed the Deal by Tele phone several times with two undercover men. They agreed to Complete the Deal at the Airport and when the four arrived fro their Motel in a rented car they were surrounded. Racketeer Dio convicted Hullo Dali Princess Timure of Monaco Aud artist Salvador Dull study one of he Painter s works at an exhibition which opened at a Paris hotel. Associated press photo new York a Racket jeer John Dioguardi known As Johnny Dio was convicted Fri Day night of violating the Feder Al bankruptcy act by milking floundering Kosher meat firm of $35,000.Dio s Cousin and another defendant a Butcher were convicted with him. But his 25 year old Stepson Dominick was acquitted by a Federal trial jury of eight men and four 53-year-old Dio with a record going Back to his teens faces a maximum 15 years in Federal prison for the bankruptcy fraud. The government charged Thadio talked his Way into Consumers Kosher provisions inc., of Brooklyn ostensibly As a sales Man but actually As a Strong Arm Man to head off any labor trouble. That was in 1963.less than a year later Dio had gained control of the com Pany. In contemplation of the company s bankruptcy the indictment charged Dio transferred $35,000 Worth of Frankfurt ers salamis and other assets to the now defunct first National Kosher provisions inc., which the government called a corporate creditors stuck the government added that creditors of Consumers Kosher were left holding the with Dio were the Cousin Thomas Plumeri 36.nephew of a deputed garment District racketeer associate Odio and David Perlman 54, Secretary treasurer of first National Kosher. First National Kosher also was convicted and faces a Fine of up to $15,000. Federal judge Walter r. Mansfield scheduled sentencing for dec. 11.the Dapper Dio with a reputation As a labor racketeer andean extortionist came to National attention in the 1956 acid Blind ing of newspaper labor Colum nist Victor Riesel. Charged with complicity Dio never went to trial. The government dropped the Case when two key wit Nesses refused to testify. A fed eral judge called it a Case of i underworld lockjaw i Dio started out on new \ Oik s tonsil lower Mast Sulee eni in working his a lip to a Eom fort Able Home at 1 unit i Yokoi Iloilo Long Island. Thomas la i Euey. Former prosecutor and Josenior tailed Dio a Young Gorilla we his career at i he be of 1 his original Racket was tip Ping Over Pushcart until the paddlers paid him not to. Hews a major hoodlum by the age of 20, a gang Boss at 24 Anda protege of the old murder inc., leaders. His first arrest was in 1932and in 1937 he went to sing sing on a five year term for extor Tion. A similar charge sent Zimback up the River in 1958 for 15 to 20 years but the following year the conviction was re versed. Dio Drew four years for tax evasion in 1960 and was paroled in 1963, his arrest in the bankruptcy fraud Case came april 21. 1966. Wages of sin to enrich Germany s tax coffers Frankfurt up the West German tax collector must go on taking a Cut from the wages of sin even if he d rather not. The Federal finance court i Munich Germany s supreme tax tribunal has ruled the state snot encouraging prostitution by making prostitutes pay income tax in Advance. West Germany s estimated 43,-000 practitioners of the oldest profession became fair game Fornax collectors in 19 i4 when the court held their business just a liable to taxes As any other Busi Ness. Ridicule headaches since then the tax offices of the nine West German states have reaped ridicule and head aches along with r e v e n u e in struggling to enforce the ruling. So it was no s u r p r i s e that Many tax collectors c h e e r e d when a Bremen court held Las March that taxing prostitutes was unconstitutional. Under the present system of making inde pendent entrepreneurs an prostitutes Are classed As such pay income tax in Advance Testate was becoming a promoter of the Breme judges said. In this Cotoli \ a nun Selling groceries s ins income tax by tile Quarter in and Aiice turn Ingo or a sum e to maed a the a is of a t i l i los. Pilitt lire a Iii to u is. He i Rie 1 o 111 i i. E i i i e i. I in i i i n the t i \ i Ollet i or i v us i Sim e i t. i e. \ e be h a. He i i i. I eau i i i i i 1111 of a Hll Lull i. I \ i a to i is my " a lilt i l of ill Iii Oil n it i Ollir ill e Germany soliciting prostitutes in Advance the Bremen court Felt would tend to encourage soliciting techniques. But the Federal finance court found the Bremen argument paying taxes i Advance is no cause for a prostitute to ply her Trade More zealously it said for the prostitute can. If her income declines or ceases demand a rebate at the Federal rejection of the Bremen Challenge has saddened Many German tax considerations aside they were hoping for Relief from what has turned out to be an embarrassing Joi. Thuv circulation office phone numbers , Civ 7itvkis bivmc.1. Ivym Civ 4,v,. Mil 7o in l it u to. Civ i Hjhk-jiu7, Mio. I. T 3 kais.t-1 i Lum to Civ ill7. Mil " 0 a i i ii i i ii Civ -71 Usmill ,-1 i a Mil Niu r. Civ Rizu Mil a lit cell m 1-.- subscribe now housing Only

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