no, not that Powell....

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Gary Brown
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no, not that Powell....

Postby Gary Brown » February 18th, 2017, 6:50 pm

What do Elliot Ness, a series of grisly murders, and a magician's throwout card have in common? You'll find out when you read Tom Ewing's incredible post about Ralph Powell on Propelled Pasteboards:

http://throwingcards.blogspot.com/2017/ ... e.html?m=1
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Bob Farmer
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Re: no, not that Powell....

Postby Bob Farmer » February 19th, 2017, 11:00 am

I loved this quote:

"Elliott Ness, then Safety Director of the city, rounded up 1,500 suspects, many of them lunatics."

I checked the dates and there was an IBM convention in the city going on so Ness's work was easy.


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