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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 9, 1973, High Point, North Carolina Woman bilks $260,000 posing As Diplomat s agent by Malcolm n. Carter associated press writer new York of a a worn an who police said posed As a wealthy buying agent for . Diplomats and bilked her victims of $260,000, has been arrested in Ossining. She eluded detectives in two states for a year authorities said saturday. Olga Marie Blundell a Motherly looking former Legal Secretary from the dominican Republic was arrested Friday after she resigned As a clerk for the Maryknoll fathers Headquarters in Westchester county. Grand jury investigating Gurney fund Miami apr sen Edward Gurney r-fla., has agreed to appear before a Federal grand jury investigating a $300,000 Quot Gurney Booster fund a a Justice department prosecutor said saturday. Asst. . Atty. Bruce Wagner said Gurney had been asked to make a voluntary appearance before the grand jury and had accepted. Gurney could not be reached for comment but an aide said Quot the senator will be Happy to Wagner said no Date for gurneys appearance had been set. Gurney a member of to fac Senate watergate committee volunteered to talk to the grand jury in a thursday news conference called to give his Side of the fund raising controversy. The grand jury probe centers on alleged efforts by Larry Williams of Orlando kl., to solicit funds from builders seeking Federal housing authority contracts from Gurney appointees. Gurney said during the televised news conference that Williams had been hired by friends to raise Money for a Quot Gurney Booster fund Quot in 1971 he said the fund raising it fort was illegal but it was undertaken without his knowledge. Williams said Friday that Gurney knew i name was being used in the fund raising Ellort. Sisco pact for Mideast takes time Clinton by map a St Secretary of state Joseph j Sisco said saturday he does not foresee an Arab israeli settlement before lie leaves Oitice Early next year. Sisco said at a news conference at Hamilton College Here that he did not know precisely when he would leave his Post to assume the presidency of the school. But he said it would probably be sometime next Spring. Asked if he foresaw a Arab israeli settlement before then he replied Quot no. I do feel that there is Good Hope we will make Progress in the next several months. It s so Complex because you be got the saudi Arabia aspect the Egypt Jor-dan4aspect. Quot the final settlement will take some time a he said adding however that Quot both sides Are really fed up with Quot i think the arabs have Given up the goal of driving Israel into the sea i see a sober realism in the Middle he said too that a there is a parallelism of intent Between ourselves and the dutch submit Bill to meet fuel crisis the Hagi e a the dutch government submitted a draft Bill to parliament saturday asking for special Powers to meet the economic effect of the Oil crisis and rising world prices for raw materials the draft asks the legislators to pass the Law before Christmas to empower the government to control prices wages and incomes starting in 1974. Premier Joop Den Uyi said if the government remained inactive dutch production will fall by to per cent and the number of jobless will triple from about 100,000 to 300,000. The proposed Bill will be Val id for one year he said. Ossining police chief w Illiam f. Lamb said she was charged with Possession of stolen property and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. Detectives in new York City and Danbury conn., said the 55-year-old woman was wanted on various fugitive fraud and bad Check charges. She was also sought or under investigation. In Albany and Rensselaer . Springfield mass., and Madison Conn police said. She allegedly used a number of aliases. Mrs. Blundell allegedly bilked a Brooklyn woman of $150,000. Selling her Stock in a phony dress manufacturing company. Police said she paid for $116,000 in Diamond jewelry with bogus checks and enlisted the help of a former Danbury mayor to secure Loans. She dressed elegantly and travelled by limousine. Quot she was the kind of woman you d want to meet your Mother a said jeweler John s. Addessi one of her victims. Quot she carries a Rosary in her she told him the jewelry she was buying was for diplomats. Addessi said mrs. Blundell showed the jeweler a letter purporting to be from . Secretary general Hurt Waldheim said Dan Bury detective Joseph Biraglia. It praised mrs. Blundell who had established an organization called patrons of the arts and threw a dinner attended by the Community a leading citizens. The phony letter expressed thanks for her efforts in buying jewelry he said the first stage of the Saturn a v Moon rocket generates As much Energy per second As a million automobile engines. It a. A oses i Southgate 1671 South mom St High Point North Carolina Sale prices effective monday a tuesday a wednesday Only. Prettiest gifts \ under the it Christmas tree Woff to it assorted ladies blouses v values it to �i13 756.00 a. Live cultured sheared White Pine from Mountain commercial Christmas tree farm fresh Cut. Hurry these will go fast. Christmas Trees $5.-$6.-$7. Our biggest expandable Home. Complete with starter packs of litter plus. Van diet Carrot rewards gnaw san. Complete Book lock me door. Big wheel House. No Dup water bottle. 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