24—Friday, February 22, 1972
THE DETROIT JEWISR NEWS
Barbie Believed to Have Fled Bolivia
for Paraguay; Authorities Blamed
PARIS (JTA)—Bolivian authori-
ties were accused of permitting
the escape of the man believed to
be Klaus Barbie, a wanted Nazi
war criminal, as two French mili-
tary judges were obtaining docu-
mentary evidence in Munich that
would confirm the suspect's iden-
Mrs. Beate Klarsfeld. an anti-
Nazi German who has been track-
ing Barbie, claims that a Bolivian
citizen of German extraction
'known as Klaus Altmann is Bar-
bie, the notorious Gestapo "butch-
er of Lyons."
Altmann, who was jailed by the
authorities in LaPaz last week
for nonpayment of a debt to the
govefnment, was released after
friends of his paid the $4,000 he
Mrs. Klarsfeld said that Bar-
bie-Altmann still owed $10,000
which should have been grounds
enough to hold him in custody
Fordon Tour of Israel
(JTA)- - Henry Ford for It was reported be contributed
II, head of the Ford Motor Co., $100,000 to the WA through
arrived here Monday on his first Fisher.
visit to Israel.
until his identity was establish-
'Altmann disitiUe- ared after his
Pressed by- reporters -as to
whether he planned to invest -in
Israel, the Detreet-nietor-magnate
was noncommital. He observed,
however, that generally speaking
release from jail, leading French
news media to speculate that he
smuggled himself into Paraguay,
a country where many wanted
Nazis live unmolested.
Mrs. Klarsfeld, who visited La-
Paz in connection with the Barbie
case earlier this month, said the
suspect's release was part of a
tug-of-war between Bolivian army
circles friendly to the ex-Nazi and
public opinion in that country
which wanted him held in the in-
terests of justice until his identity
could be established.
She hinted, however, that Bar-
bie would be safer in jail as "his
life is in danger outside." She did
it was nat feasible for a- country
like Israel to produce its own cars.
His firm has an assembly plant in
Ford was accompanied by Max
'M. Fisher of Detroit, chairman of
the Jewish Agency Board of Go-
vernors, and Irving Bernstein, ex-
ecutive director of the United Jew-
During his six-day visit here,
Ford was to meet Premier Golda
Meie r, Foreign Minister Abba Eban
and Defense Minister Moshe Day-
an. His tour includes East Jeru-
salem, the West Bank and the Suez
Canal. Ford told reporters he was
not here on a business trip.
A DAY AT THE CIRCUS . . .
is now at
with Crescent Shrine, who were
hosts to 900 crippled and under-
privileged children . . . made us
mighty proud to be a part of these
great guys whose hearts go all out
for the kiddies . . . Like Dave
Draznin taking care of the couple
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dozen blind and partially blind
youngsters who smelled the " saw-
ON THE LODGE SERVICE DRIVE
Meanwhile, military Judges
dust, heard the roars and the sound
The visit is sponsored by the
Gaston Depierrois and Alphonse
Parte received from the West
phones as a narrator told what United Jewish Appeal, to which
Ford has been a regtliar--contribu-
German attorney general a file
was going on or Bob Weitzman
of documents said to include de-
and the kids asking him if the
cisive antropometric compari-
Jackson Five was going to be
sons between the physical ap-
. . . Bob told them no, but
pearance of Barbie and that of there
plenty of lions and tigers . . . "You
live honest to goodness
in Lab Explosion
Also reportedly among the docu- mean real
asked the youngsters who
ments was the testimony of a ones?"
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Dr. Amnon woman_who
seen a circus before . .
knew Barbie in Stadt- or Max Raimi
Tzservinsky, a scientist at the bergen, West
and Jinuny Katz
Technion's aeronautics depart- after World War II.
making sure the Jewish clown
ment, was killed in an explosion
According to her affidavit, Bar- beef and so many herring,
that wrecked the rocket propul-
sion laboratory at the Haifa Insti- under the name of Klaus Altmann
for . . . or Harold
tute. He was 34.
Haber and the little girl
when he emigrated, to South Amer- asking him if she could have shyly
His assistant, Tzvi Avni, suffer- ica.
other chocolate ice cream bar
ed from severe shock having ap-
parently been thrown against a
wall by the blast, and was hos- France has sent a personal mes- ter at a circus" (her first one)
sage to Gen. Hugo Banzer, presi- . . . Many, many wonderful guys
dent of Bolivia, demanding Bar- . . . Crescent President Sid Robins
Dr. Tzservinsky, who had de-
bie's extradition. President Porn- looking proud of his men . . . Past
Accounting, -Bookkeeping & Tax Service
voted his researches to rocket pidou's message, sent this week, President Abe Waronoff also beam-
propulsion problems, bad gone was France's second to ' Bolivian ing . . . Bob Dorn, Bernard Mond,
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to the subterranean lab with
authorities regarding Barbie-Alt- Harry Kramer, Al Farber, Harry
Avni fcr a series of tests. The
mann, the first having been a re- Miller, Les Rosenberg, Jack Rosen-
subsequent explosion was heard quest to hold the man in custody berg, Jack Shenkman, Barry Klein
across the Technion campus, until his identity could . be posi- Murry Kane, Bill Gorelick (tape
and the aeronautics building tively established. French sources recorder, too). Ben Zussman, Al
said Wednesday night that De- Perlmutter, Nate Trager, Leon
Workers hurrying to the scene fense Minister Michel Debre will Serlin . . . and so many, many oth-
a press conference shortly ers who took off work or just
-found the lab and the control room
wrecked and Dr. Tzservinsky dead. to disclose the case against Barbie closed shop to see that these un-
compiled by Fiench military fortunate youngsters had a good
Thanks all hisr-customers
Police and labor ministry offi- courts.
time at the Shrine Circus.
cials began an investigation. Two
Simon Wiesenthal, director of
post patronage and
LITTLE SARI BETH Gladstone
theories emerged: that a bottle the Nazi War Crimes Documenta-
containing an inflammable mate- tion Center in Vienna, said Wed- is really starting out young . . .
to visit him at
rial fell, or that there was a gas nesday that Barbie's identity could 8-month-old daughter of Terry and
be established easily by comparing Janet Gladstone already doesn't
Dr. Tzservinsky was a central his fingerprints on file in the In- like to cuddle . . . Tch! Tch! The
figure in the \ffechnion's long re- ternational Red Cross card index fellers won't like that, Sari Beth!
• Gaeit nods
search on itt-launching. The in Geneva with those- 'of the man
CONGRATS TO . . . Adolph and
=0 -Good Sectrfccr
Haifa-born. engineer was known to calling himself Altmann. An IRC Sadie Silver on their brand new
Israelis through., frequent ap- spokesman said that a request for experience . . . Grandparents for
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pearances on radia, and television, Barbie's prints were expected from the first time . . . Daughter Laura
13etween Evergreen and Lahser
when he explained the space oper- French -authorities, but so far no and son-in-law Jack Tanenbaum
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Israeli Swimmers Lead W. Virginia
HEY THERE . . . Harry and
Miller . . . hard to believe,
College in Quest for National Honors Peggy
but your twin daughters, Marge
BY HASKELL COHEN
cal education and will eventually and Susan will be 21 years old on
(Copyright 1972, JTA, Sao
teach and coach swmming at the March 1 . . . Seems like only yes-
Added by Israel's top four male secondary school sport level in terday when they were born and
swimmers, West Liberty State Col- Israel. Melamad is maintaining itemed in the column.
lege in West Virginia has a chance perfect 4.0 index, and is thinking
DON'T FORGET .. - Knights of
of winning a national swim title.
of going to med. school.
Pythias, Detroit 55 installation
Avraham Melamad, a 27-year-
Six members of the Israeli Junior dinner-dance, March 4, at Shenan-
old war veteran, nephew of De-
national basketball squad will doah Country Club . . . Infants
troite.rs Jack Malamud and Louis come here on scholarship to attend Service Group Cherub aBll din-
LaMed, enrolled at West Liberty a the Kutsher's Sports Acadmery In ner-dance and show, April 30 at
year ago. He did so well that swim- Monticello, N.Y.
One of a number, Imported -- Domestic.
ming coach Tom Grail got Avraham
Coach Doyle Parreck, former
19 MONTHS AGO, ex-addicts
to lure Moshe Gertel, Stan Stern, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma
Reg. $139.50 to $179.50.. While they last.
Seymour Finer and Jerry Stevens,
and Yoel Kinde to the college in the U. coach, sent to Israel by the with
help of Father Dan Kuchars.
hills of West Virgina. Like Mela- Sports Committee, has selected started
SHAR House (Self, help
mad, the three men are graduates five 6'6" boys from the junior Addiction
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Rehabilitation) On E.
of the army and Wingate School of national team and will troy to Jefferson . —
It needs both mate-
Physical Education in Netanya.
develop them for the senior unit. rial and financial help, writes
Last year in the National- Asso-
The Israeli basketball team still
Levitt, who,_as many oth-
ciation of Intercollegiate Athletics has a chance to qualify for the Jeanee
national swim meet; Melamad took Olmpics to be held in Munich this
places folks can go who want
first place in both the 100 and 200 summer. The squad will- partici- for
in combating their drug prob.
yard fly events. The NALA is a pate with eight European quintets help
group of 555 colleges of small en- in eliminations to be held near
rollments whq have their own na- Mcnich, two weeks before the former addicts living there, but
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