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Chris,
Steve -

The link I have been clicking on at the beginning of this thread only appears to me to provide links to Document Groups 1-29. Where are you finding 30-40? Thanx in advance!

Chris

I was going to mention that. Thanks for bringing it up.

Go to any of the first 29 groups that are listed.

At the end of the listing of pdf files, there is a line that says, "Back: Help us examine the lost JFK files.

If you click on that link, it will take you to a page that lists all 54 groups.

This is the direct url:

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dw...s.15b53191.html

Steve Thomas

Where there were 54 Groups, there are now 75.

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I was going to try and keep these all together, but the Forum software will only allow a certain number of quoted blocks at one time, so I'll have to split them up.

Group 19. Congratulatory letters to Wade. Invitations to speak at various law conferences around the country. Letter to Pres. Johnson asking him to appoint Wade as Attorney General of U.S.

11/26/63 issue of The Worker calling for an independent commission.

Article from 11/29/63 issue of Deutche National Zietung. Investigation of Oswald as Walker shooter stopped by Robert F. Kennedy.

pdf 105b. p. 2. Article in 10/31/63 issue of The Wanderer of St. Paul, MN by author, Taylor Caldwell. JFK is surrounded by military men in Duluth, MN. Does he feel he is in personal danger? "The mere thought of Mr. Kennedy being assassinated should make all of us shudder..."

pdf 106a. Biographical article about Henry Wade. In WWII he served on the USS Hornet in the Pacific, along with fellow classmate John Connally.

Group 20. Congratulatory letters to Wade. Some wacko letters.

pdf 107b. Article in the newspaper, the Daily News. Appears to have been written five days after the assassination. Many remaining questions unanswered. Article says Kennedy hit in the throat by the first shot, angling downwards, according to a Dallas neurosurgeon who saw the wound. Refers to a film shot by an amateur that sounds much like the Zapruder film. Says three shots, one in the throat, one hit Connally, then the head shot. Makes no reference to a wound in the back.

Group 21. Congratulatory letters to Wade.

Group 22. Congratulatory letters to Wade. A couple of notes that are not complimentary.

pdf 128. Letter from Major C.C. Booth, C.A.L. Member of Texas Parole Board. Expresses disgust at Belli's actions:

"It's a sad thing to swallow when anyone from California, a state that was among the first to mix..."

"Too bad you all didn't have some decent man who slapped that misfit in the mouth..."

"As Chairman of the Dallas County Democratic League, of which we claim several hundred membership, all of whom are REAL WHITE MEN (100%) Democratic, not that black and tan Roosevelt Johnson brand..."

Group 23. Newspaper articles.

pdf 136. Article in Thunderbolt, "Jews Involved in Assassination." Referenced earlier

p. 6 Article in New York Herald, "A Death in Emergency Room No One, by Jimmy Breslin - an article about Malcolm Perry.

p. 9 New York Journal American, "What Jack Ruby Told to Warren." second installment by Dorothy Kilgallen

"And while he never admitted that the reported meeting (of Tippit, Ruby, Weissman and a rich oil man in the Carousel, he never directly denied it either."

p. 13 L.A. Times 8/19/64 "Warren Panel Has No Comment on Ruby Story." How Kilgallen got ahold of Ruby's testimony to Commission.

p. 14 L.A. Times, "Federal Agents Probe Ruby Testimony Leak."

transcripts of Ruby's testimony.

pdf 137 L.A. Herald-Examiner, "Ruby Tells of Worry For Family." more Ruby transcripts

p. 4 Dorothy Kilgallen, "Sinister Forces in Dallas."

p. 8 L.A. Times, "Ruby Swings at Attorney in Jail Cell." "Jack Ruby took a swing at one of his lawyers during a conference in his jail cell Thursday..."

pdf 138. p. 14. Miami Herald "Probe Asked of Oswald Diary Leak."

p. 15 Miami Herald, 6/26/64, "Warren Report to Pin Loner Tag on Oswald." by Drew Pearson.

pdf 139 p. 2. "Soviet Police Paid Oswald." excerpts from Oswald's diary

p. 7. "Oswald Alone Killed President, Says RFK." (to a Polish crowd).

pdf 140 excerpts from LHO diary.

Group 23 pdf 141. Picture of Jack Ruby. Look into those eyes and tell me if the hairs on the back of your neck don't stand up.

pdf 142. The Star News, Pasadena, CA. 12/23/63 "Pistol Taken From Ruby Case Witness." (Little Lynn)

p. 6. Picture of Bill Decker

p. 7. Picture of Little Lynn

articles about the trial

p. 12. David Conrad Glass of Klamath Falls, OR called Albuquerque FBI and told them he was enroute to Dallas to testify in Jack Ruby case. Asked if he had been subpoened as a witness, he said no. Later on 2/17/64 he is arrested in the courthouse carrying a gun. You can find a few more details on this in the DPD Archives, Box 18, Folder# 9, Item# 4.

pdf 143. Belli thinks phones and hotel room is being bugged.

Article, "Judge Bans Searching of Ruby Trial Jurors."

p. 6. Article. 6 weeks prior to assassination, Oswald phones New York radio station WOR and asks to be put on the air and be interviewed about the Fair Play For Cuba Committee. Says he will pay for trip to New York himself. When radio personality says no, Oswald goes into a tirade.

p. 9. San Francisco Examiner, 2/17/64. "Belli Blasts Dallas." "My Suite Bugged, Searched."

pdf 145. p. 4. S.F. Examiner, 4/19/64. "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall." article by J. Frank Dobie. Review of book by (FNU) Leslie. Scathing article about Dallas and the Citizens Council of Dallas.

p. 12 "Mystery of Balding Oswald." "...why the suspected assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald lost more than half his hair in the 2 1/2 years he lived in the Soviet Union."

Group 24:

pdf 146 p. 3 National Enquirer. Article by John Henshaw 5/17/64. "Washington Insiders Rocked By Report of Fantastic Letter." "Link Ruby and Oswald." "Shocked Officials Hear: U.S. Justice Department Letter Blocked Their Arrest Seven Months Before JFK Slaying." This was the report that the U.S. Justice Department intervened and asked the FBI to ask Dallas Police Officials not to arrest Oswald and Ruby for the attempted murder of General Walker.

Articles about Ruby being denied a new trial.

Group 24. pdf 147. p. 2. "Captain Glen King Discusses Saturation Reporting.

Norman Redlich linked to Red Group.

p. 3. Article. Washington Report, by Robert Allen and Paul Scott. "Jackie to Tell Dallas Story."

p. 13. "Payoff Charge Framed, Says Ousted Agent." Suspended Secret Service Agent, Abraham Bolden says he was framed.

psf 148. p. 3. Article. Waco Tribune. "Wade Denies Revenge Was Dallas' Aim."

p. 7 Article. The Sun 5/29/64. "Mel Belli Plays Alice in Dallas." quotes Federal Judge, Sarah Hughes two weeks ago, "Dallas is a city of hate. In no other city could the President have been assassinated."

p. 12. "Hargis - Bringuer Personal Appearance Schedule." Good picture of Carlos Bringuer.

pdf 150 p. 2. "Justice Warren Meets With Ruby"

p. 2. Article. Miami Herald"Prior to Assassination, FBI Offered It's Help to Oswald Family?". Concerning November 1, 1963 visit to Paine house by Hosty. Article quotes Ruth Paine, "I wasn't glad Jack Ruby killed him. I was just glad it was over. I am glad he was dead."

p. 3. Article. Miami News 6/14/64 "Ruby send $10.00 to J.F.K. Library."

pdf 151. p. 3. "It's Fantastic" Lincoln**Kennedy Facts Compliments of Honest Joe - Himself.

p. 4. Article. San Jose Mercury 9/2/64 "What Belli Discovered in Dallas." "If jedge Says You Cain't See It, You Cain't."

pdf 152. Lots of articles about Jewish affairs.

pdf 153 - 155. Statement of Facts on Change of Venue, Index to volume III and testimony of Sam Bloom.

Group 25. Testimony relating to a request for a change in venue and whether or not Ruby could get a fair trial in Dallas. The index of these testimonies are in Group 24.

Group 26. Statement of Facts. Index to volume I. Judge overrules request for change of venue. Testimonies of R.M Sims, D.V. Harkness, Doyle Lane, James Leavelle, etc.

Group 27. pdf 176 - 179 Testimony from volume I

pdf 180. Miscellaneous Data - Ruby Case

list of names and addresses of people and whether or not they had been arrested. Appears to be a list of people who knew Jack Ruby. I recognized Frank Bellochio, Tom Apple and Ralph Paul.

pdf 181 More list of names, appear to be prospective jurors with some comments. "Jack McElwee - Psycho"

pdf 184. p. 2 Threatening letter from a Ben Ellis. If Ruby did not get a new trial, Ellis was going to kill Henry Wade.

pdf 185a. p. 2. List of the 12 jurors.

Group 28. pdf 186 Telegram from a Charles Bellows of Chicago telling Wade that he(Bellows) was "of counsel" to Ruby

pdf 187 Notes to Henry Wade from various people about prospective jurors. Repeat of pdf 181.

pdf 189b. Telegrams from a couple of British newspapers complaining about the small proportion of seats at Ruby trial allocated to the foreign press.

pdf 190-191 Notes about prospective jurors.

pdf 192 List of jurors.

Group 29. Jury list pdf 193-194 Several copies of jury pool. There were 900 people in the jury pool.

pdf 199 Letter to Mayor Eric Jenssen from Irving Lestor Margolis. "Stanley (Marcus) has an abstract super-ego maniac mind which reflects the personality of a super-con man on the Midway at Fair Park."

p. 8. List of jurors

p. 9. Blank form letter presumably to be sent to the jurors after the trial.

Groups 30 - 38 Statement of Facts. Examination of Prospective Jurors

Group 39 pdf 202. Picture of what I think is the Texaco parking lot where a jacket purportedly belonging to LHO was found.

pdf 203 Picture of the corner at 10th and Patton. These pictures are remarkably clear.

pdfs 204 - 213 Jack Ruby Medical Record. Records of his medical and psychological tests. These make for some interesting reading. Apparently he had some kind of obsession with food that startled the doctors examining him.

Group 40 pdfs 221-223 Ruby's Medical Record

pdfs 224 - 232 Folder Heading, "Jack Ruby Investigations." These and the following pdfs are an index of names.

pdf 233. Attention Seeker - Index

pdf 234. Brutality of Ruby - Index

pdf 235. Character Against Ruby - Index

pdf 236. Character For Ruby - Index

pdf 237. Connection Between Ruby and Oswald - Index (Jarnigan's name does not appear in this Index, so that transcript has to be somewhere else).

p. 3 of pdf 237 Contact With Ruby Nov. 22 and Following. (These are people who had contact with Ruby on 11/22 and Following)

pdf 238. Index for pdf 237

pdf 239. Homosexual - Witnesses who call Ruby Homosexual - Index

p. 2 of pdf 239 New Orleans

p. 3 Ruby in New Orleans - Index

pdf 240. Spur of Moment Acs - Insanity - Mad - Then Sorry - Index

p. 3. of pdf 240 Interview with Tony Zoppi.

Group 41

pdfs 241 - 249. Interviews with various people. These appear to be people who had Club pass cards or whose business cards were found in Jack Ruby's personal affects.

Group 41

pdfs 250 - 260. More interviews with people who had Carousel Club passes or whose phone number was among Ruby's personal affects.

Group 42 More interviews with pass holders.

Interviews with some of Ruby's strippers. Shari Angel did not like Ruby AT ALL.

pdf 263. Interview with Diana Hunter. She knew of no association between Oswald and Ruby, "and knew of no Mexican stripper who had a boyfriend who appeared or resembled Lee Oswald."

pdf 265. Interview with Tammi True and Shari Angel. Joy Dale said Ruby told her that he was close friends with Detective Bob Carroll (one of those who arrested LHO in the theater.)

pdf 265. Elaine Rogers, friend of Marilyn Moone said she was getting obscene phone calls from Ruby.

pdf 266. Interview with Little Lynn. Interview with Marilyn Moone. She also talked about getting calls from Ruby that bordered on the obscene.

pdf 268. Bobby "Tiny" Simmons, inmate at Texas Penitentiary says Ruby was a stool pigeon for the Dallas Police. Simmons worked for Ruby as a Western musician at the Silver Spur. Says police were given free meals and drinks, "and women were made available."

Gladys Craddock. Ruby told her that Jada was using the Carousel to prostitute.

pdf 269 Benny Bickers from the Unviersity Club says Ruby furnished information to the Dallas Police about other Clubs.

Group 42

pdf 270. Summary of interviews with people who knew Ruby (neighbors)

Sherwin Brown and J. Bishov say they saw Ruby in Havana over the Labor Day weekend in 1959.

pdf 271. No record for a passport issued to Ruby.

Curt Hanslecher, waiter at the Cabana says he saw Ruby in the Cabana at about midnight on 11/21/63.

pdf 272. Hugh Aynsworth, reporter for the Dallas News says Ruby was at the newspaper at about noon on 11/22, but was missing for about 20 - 25 minutes. Re-appeared at the newspaper after JFK was killed.

pdf 273. Robert Kermit Patterson says he believes Ruby and Oswald were together at his place of business on 11/12.

Donald Stuart and Charles Arndt, who were also there cannot state definitely that it was Oswald they saw.

Ruth Paine, Earlene Roberts and Mrs. A.C. Johnson say they never saw Ruby and LHO never mentioned him.

When Ruby was arrested, he had $2,015.33 in his pocket.

pdfs 275 - 276. Interview with Sam Ruby.

pdf 277. According to Sam, Ruby once had to seek the advice of an attorney. While he was in the lawyer's office, Ruby threatened to jump out the window.

pdfs 278 - 280. Interviews with members of Ruby's family. Sisters say that Lenny Patrick grew up in their neighborhood.

Group 43

pdfs 281 - 282 Interview with sisters.

pdf 283. Interview with Eileen Kaminsky and Dr. Jacobson. He treated Ruby for skin irritations. Ruby called him around 4 or 5:00 PM on the 22nd.

Interview with Earl Ruby.

pdfs 284 - 286. Interview with George Senator.

pdf 286. Interview with Thomas Palmer, branch manager of AGVA. His predecessor, Jack Brown, now in Chicago, had a Mrs. Hughes call Palmer on Novmeber 24, 1963 and tell Ruby that Jack Brown said, "Tell Jack not to send the letter today, it would be awkward in Chicago." Palmer said that may be related to Brown getting fired on 11/21 and Ruby writing a letter asking that Brown be reinstated.

pdf 288. Interview with Mrs. Leona Kirilencko AKA Lee Berry, former stripper. Ruby definitely homosexual. Known as a "Queen" - aggressive in sexual activities. Also known as an "Auntie" - he recruited young teenage boys. Ruby resented women because he wanted to be a woman himself.

pdf 288. Interview with David Johnston, Justice of the Peace. Saw Ruby at midnight press conference. Had info from a confidential source, whom he declined to identify, that Ruby had cosigned on loans for some Dallas Police officers. Curry had Revill check. Revill didn't find any such loans.

pdf 289. Check of various people whose names were found on slips of paper in Ruby's possession.

pdf 290. Name, Thomas Hill found in Ruby's possession. Hill was the Director of Field Activities, John Birch Society. Said he was employed from July, 1959 to Huly, 1960 in Dallas by the JBS. Hill's name appeared on the "Impeach Earl Warren" billboards as a person to contact for more information.

pdfs 290 - 293. More names in Ruby's notebook.

pdf 294. "Steve Landgregan and Bob Strubee, Parkland Hospital Officials, with regard to an alerting of Parkland Hospital for anything that might possibly happen to Oswald. These men have no knowledge that anything was going to happen, but they were concerned about the size of the crowd at the police station."

Various people who knew Ruby in Chicago.

Det. Edward Carlson of the Dallas Police ID Bureau appears to be very friendly to Ruby and knows him well.

Lenny Patrick of Chicago knows Ruby over a period of years and denies any hoodlum connections.

pdf 295. "Jack Wilner, crime reporter for a Chicago Daily News reports that his "syndicate sources" reflect that Ruby as being connected to Nick St. John, Paul Labriola, Marcus Lipsky and Paul Roland Jones in efforts to take over gambling in Texas. Allegedly involved were Steve Guthrie, Sheriff of the County and one George Butler. In this connection with the above, one George Butler, Dallas Police Department was known to have been an investigator for the late Senator Kefaufer." Investigations failed to verify Wilners statements.

pdf 296. Embassy in Mexico said Ruby had not made an entry or an application for entry into Mexico between September 25 and October 3, 1963.

John Henry (LNU) met Ruby on the street around 9 or 10:00 PM on 11/23. Ruby appeared calm. "He said he did not see or hear of Ruby being in the Empire Dance Hall or any other Negro nightclub passing out $5.00 on November 23 or on any other occasion."

Badly smeared interview with a Lee Metker who had a fist fight with Ruby in the Eatwell Cafe in 1951.

pdf 297. Mr. E. Mace Naylor, 3909 Inwood, Tanglewood Apt. No. 5, Dallas, Texas, Telephone FL 7-6835, furnished the following:

"Naylor received information from Jean Nelson, Tanglewood Apts., possibly Apt 212, that a party was held at Apt. 104, Tanglewood Apts. on Wednesday night, November 20, 1963. The following persons were reportedly in attendance at this party: Frank T. Tortoriello, a boyfriend of Jada, Jack Ruby, Joe F. Frederici, who is a nephew of Vito Genevese, Sandy, who is Frederici's wife, Mrs. Ann Bryant, who resides in Apt. 106, Tanglewood Apts., and Jada. It is Naylor's understanding that Joe F. Frederici, and his wife Sandy, left Dallas Thursday, November 21, 1963, for New Jersey or some place in the East."

pdf 298. Interview with Mrs. Betty Jean Sims. Went to work for Ruby at the Silver Spur when she was 14. She pretended to be 18. Worked one night. She quit when Ruby tried to rape her in the kitchen.

pdf 299. Interview with Frank T. Tortorelleo. (SEE pdf 297). Tortorelleo, owner of J.C. Adams Construction Co. Knew Ruby for 5 or 6 years. Met Jada. She stayed overnight with him sometimes. Said Ruby had never attended a party at his apartment and that on November 20, 1963, neither Jada, Ruby or Joe Frederici had been in attendance at his party.

pdf 2100. John R. Shaw, Jr. sent a telegram to Ruby after Ruby shot Oswald. Shaw was a former Dallas policeman in 1946 and 47. His partner was Rio Sam Pierce. He and Pierce saw Ruby frequently at the Silver Spur.

p. 3. page out of sequence. Interview with a (FNU) Brady. Brady and Ed (LNU), a bartender at the Silver Spur, went together in 1951 and bought Ruby a .38 Colt snub-nosed. Brady left Ruby's employ in 1952. "Brady added that he heard from an unrecalled source in recent months that one could go to Ruby's Vegas Club in Dallas and get any kind of narcotics he wanted."

Group 44

pdf 2101. Interview with Mrs. Fannie Birch AKA Francine, mother of "Penny Dollar"

pdf 2102 Interviews with Wally Weston and Jada.

pdf 2103. Interview with Cecil Hamlin. Ruby called him from jail and said, "If I had it to do over again, I sure wouldn't do it."

pdf 2104. Interviews with various people who knew Ruby, friends, former employees, etc.

J.L. Campbell, Humble Service Station thinks Ruby is a homosexual having a tendency to associate with young boys rather than women.

Interview with Miss Elsie Johnson. She says Eva Graant told her that she (Eva) used to work for Al Capone.

Diana (LNU) claims she can identify Oswald as the man who went with a Mexican stripper.

Raymond Myers ties Ruby in with Joe Bonds.

pdf 2105. Pete Lucas, Manager of Lucas B&B. "Ruby is a loud-mouthed obnoxious person and very belligerent. He kicked Ruby out of the B&B for fighting.

"Ruel Alexander, Amarillo, a co-defendent with Billie Sol Estes, had an investigation made when he was considering buying a part of the Carousel Club and his investigator reported back that Ruby was a "queer.""

Interview with Candy Barr.

pdf 2106. Interview with Lewis McWillie. In early 1963, he asked Ruby to secure a gun for him.

Elaine Mynier went to Cuba in 1959. Ruby saw her off at the airport and gave her a coded five number and letter message inlcuding the word, "Arriving" to give to McWillie. Told her to tell McWillie that "Sparky from Chicago is coming."

pdf 2107. Seth Kantor says that Ruby was at Parkland Hospital at the time the President's death was announced at 1:28 PM. Tugged on Kantor's coat and spoke to him.

pdf 2108. Warrren Ritchey, engineer for WBAP-TV says he saw Ruby on the Commerce St. sidewalk outside of the police station at about 9:00 AM on 11/24/63.

John Smith, video reporter for WBAP-TV saw Ruby at about 8:00 AM on 11/24 standing on the Commerce St. sidewalk. WBAB-TV truck parked on Commerce St. about 25' from the basement ramp. Smith spoke to Ruby. Saw him again about 10:00 AM next to the ramp. Ruby looked like a person who was "just killing time."

Ira Walker, employee WBAB-TV saw Ruby between 7:30 and 8:00 AM near WBAB-TV truck. Walker said he first saw Ruby shortly after the armored truck was backed into the basement of the Police Department. Ruby came up to the WBAP-TV truck and asked if Oswald had been brought down yet. Walker told him "no". uby came up to truck and asked this question on two occasions.

Sam Pate, formerly with KBOX talked to Ruby at City Hall around midnight on 11/22. Ruby was not diturbed.

Roy Pryor, printer at Dallas Times Herald spoke to Ruby at the Times Herald about 4:00 AM on 11/23. Ruby told Pryor that he had corected Henry Wade at the midnight press conference because, he "realized the Committee named by Wade was an Anti-Cuban Committee whereupon Oswald's Committee was Pro-Cuban."

Patrick Dean denies he ever saw Ruby go into the station.

Interview with Jack Ruby. Early life.

Ruby says he was born March 25, 1911

Sam Ruby says Jack born April 25, 1910. (Group 42 pdf 275)

Sisters say Jack born April 25, 1911. (Group 42 pdf 279)

Group 44

pdf 2109. Interview with Jack Ruby.

pdf 2110. Names of some of the employees of the Carousel

Interview with Earl Ruby.

pdf's 2111 - 2113. Earl Ruby says Jack was born May 15, 1911.

pdf 2114. Interview with Mrs. Earl Ruby.

pdf 2115. Travelers Checks from Samuel Baker, customer at Carousel.

Interview with Steve Guthrie, former Sheriff of Dallas County. "Ruby was a small time peanut with this group who had attempted to bribe Guthrie."

Ruby put Patrolman, Timothy "Catfish" Hansen on his visitor's list. He patrolled the downtown are.

Wes Wise saw Ruby on the 23rd.

pdf 2116. Sam Campisi told Wise that Ruby had told Joe Campisi, "Someone had to do it so it might as well be me."

Interview with Frank Bellocchio. Saw Ruby in Sol's turf Bar on the 23rd.

pdf 2117. Interview with Tom Apple. Was with Bellocchio in Sol's Turf Bar.

Interview with Joe Campisi. Said Ruby told him he had received a lot of mail and that, "All the girls love me." said "Somebody had to do it."

pdf 2118. Interview with Joseph Cavagnaro, front office manager of Sheraton-Hilton. Friend of Ruby's

Interview with James Henry Dolan, union rep for AGVA.

Interview with Chris Elson, owner and operator of Kings Club, Adolphus Hotel. Told Ruby he didn't want Ruby in the Kings Club, "as it was a respectable Club..."

Interview with Mrs. Joe Garcia AKA Sherri Lynn. Knew of Ruby's friendship with Joe Bonds and Cecil Green.

pdf 2119. Interview with Dr. M.L. Glickfeld, Fort Worth. Had been in Carousel, met and dated Jada.

pdf's 2119-2120. Interview with Cecil Hamlin. Friend. Ruby called him on 11/22 and again on 11/25. Ruby asked him to handle correspondence and money issues. At first he said yes, but then changed his mind.

Interview with William Edward Howard, Operator of the Stork Club. Knew Ruby for 12 years. "Ruby received many threats to his life because of his constant conflict with other people."

Group 45

pdf 2121. Interview with Jlian Edgar "Dude" Kahn. Ruby was often referred to as a "sissy." Says Ruby was "making eyes" at Kahn at the Cotton Bowling Palace.

Interview with Meyer Ablon, nightclub owner and friend of Joe Bonds. Was instrumental in bringing Bonds and Ruby together

pdf 2121-2122. James Barragan, owner of The Town Pump. Was at Carousel 2 years ago. Six uniformed policemen there. Drinks were being served after midnight while police were there.

Interviews with people who had Club cards or were passing acquaintances.

Paul R. Jones, Westovia Hills, Alabama. Thinks Ruby must have been paying off Police Department; otherwise would have been unable to put on such "raw shows." Nothing good to say about Chief Curry's ability.

pdf 2122. Vincent Lee, former Branch Manager, AGVA.

pdf 2123. Vincent Lee says Ruby and Bonds carried concealed pistols and were in constant association with Dallas safe cracker, Jack Todd; that Ruby, Bonds and Todd usually hung around Sue's Car Lot, 3400 Live Oak. He also associated with Green, probably Loyce Green. (Hollis de Lois Green?)

Interviews with Club card holders or passing acquaintances.

Interview with Kay Segrist. Ruby tried several times to date her, but she had never gone out with him because she thought him to be a hoodlum type with low character and no morals.

pdf 2124. Hugh Gene Smith, former Dallas Police Officer. Makes reference to another former Police Officer named Denbo. Denbo used Ruby's apartment on several occasions. Rob Rich, who is a regular customer at the Vegas Club, once told Smith that Ruby attempted to get Bradley Turmon, an ex-prize fighter and also a bouncer at the Vegas Club to go to bed with him.

Interviews with passing acquaintances.

Interview with Howard Roberts. Received a card through his employer, Houston Nichols who is the owner of the building housing the Carousel Club.

Interview with Heidi Lee Ballowe, Normon, OK. former employee. Officers Gannaway and Gilmore kept a close watch on the Carousel. Ruby was aggravated that he could not get on good terms with them.

pdf 2125. Virginia Ditullio, former employee of Ruby's at the Vegas Club. Good friend of Eva Grant. "Thinks if Ruby had not shot Oswald, Eva would have."

Winnie Faye Floyd, former employee. Ruby punched her in the mouth and split her lip.

Jean Flynn, former employee. "It was generally believed by the employees that Ruby was interested in both men and women and she assumed he was bisexual."

Interviews with former employees.

pdf 2126. Interviews with former employees Charles Price and Leonard Woods. Some anecdotal stories about Ruby's hot temper.

Interview with Connie Trammel. She was with Ruby between 11:00 and 1:00 PM on November 21, 1963.

Interview with Wilburn Waldon Litchfield. Signed an affidavit claiming to have seen LHO with Ruby in the Carousel some time during the first two weeks of November. Failed a polygraph given by Detective R.D. Lewis. (He administered a polygraph to Buell Wesley Frazier) Litchfield had a criminal record.

pdf 2127. Interview with John Carter, tenant at 1026 N. Beckley.

List of people who knew LHO, but did not know Jack Ruby (see above).

Interviews with passing acquaintances.

Lt. George Arnett has been at the Vegas Club socially. Once reported a case of indecent exposure there and Ruby was suspended from operating the Vegas for three weeks.

pdf 2128. Nichols Enterprise Inc. owned the building the Carousel. (Wonder if they owned Nichols Parking too?)

Kenneth Dowe, radio announcer, KLIF. Ruby called KLIF three times between 2:00 and 5:00 on 11/23/63

pdf 2129. Garnett Hallmark, Manager, Allright Parking. Ruby used his phone at 2:50 PM on 11/23/63. Ruby wrote him a letter from jail.

page out of sequence. paragraph starts out"...was nover intimate with her or Joy." (probably Joy Dale)

pdf 2130. Interview with Wanda Joyce Killam, former employee.

Edward Pullman saw Ruby at the Texas Products Show between 11/1 and 11/10 1963. Ruby was very upset at some of the literature Mr. H.L. Hunt was passing out at his exhibit. Said Ruby told him that he was going to send some of the literature to President Kennedy and also to the FBI so that the authorities would know the nature of the literature put out by Hunt

Western Union Telegram 11/24/63. This sentence was underlined. "The receipt was given to Ruby at his request when he filed the message."

P.W. Campbell said he thought he saw Oswald talking Spanish with three men he took to be Cubans in front of the YMCA between October 25 and 31, 1963.

pdf 2131. Investigation at the YMCA - dishwashers, elevator operators, desk clerks. Oswald checked in there on October 15 and checked out on October 19, 1962. He checked in on October 3 and checked out October 4. None really remembered Oswald, many saw Ruby because of his visits to the Health Club there. Ruby was always alone. None know of a group of Cubans.

Steve Thomas

Group 45

pdf 2132. Interviews with casual acquaintances.

Interview with Ralph Paul.

pdf 2133. Interviews with J.H. Bryant and Lynn Burk from Texas Liquor Control Board.

Business records of S&R.

Members of Vegas Club that Ruby recalls.

Interview with Eva Grant.

pdf 2134. Interview with Eva Grant.

pdf 2135. Interview she met with Mrs. Mary Lou Thompson. Relative of James Woodard. About May 30, 1958 she met someone whom she thought was Ruby at Woodard's house in Islamorada, FL. Met Jack and Isabelle (LNU). Woodard a former Dallas policeman in 1954. Jack had a trunk full of guns and he inferred he was going to supply these to the Cubans.

Interview with Miss Dolores Thompson, daughter of Mary Lou. Accompanied her mother to Islamorada. Met Jack and Isabelle. She thought they were part of the syndicate and appeared to be in hiding.

pdf 2136. Conrad Hein, Sheriff of Zapata, TX. There is an outstanding arrest warrant for James Woodard.

Woodard well known to Customs.

Brother Carl says James never lived in Dallas and was never a policeman

Knoxville FBI says Woodard a subject in an FBI investigation FBI 255 317-A

Woodard tells FBI he was in BOP.

Questioned 10/8/63 concerning dynamite found on his property. Said it was stored there by Cuban exiles.

pdf 2136-2138. Interview of Nancy Perrin Rich. She and her husband attended four meetings. She told the WC she went to three.

Ruby was present at three of those meetings. The Enfield rifles were coming from Mexico. Ruby was a bagman, but it was not his money. Said "Buddy King", MC would know of Ruby's operations. King "had something" on Ruby. Says "Syndicate Men" from Chicago and St. Louis came into Ruby's Club. Remembers an "Eddy Mark" from St. Louis. Detective Paul Rayburn was her boyfriend. Worked for Ruby for 5 weeks in summer of 1961. Engaged in prostitution. Later worked for T.J. Jeffries in his nightclub outside of Dallas. Dick C. at the University Club was her pimp..

Cy Victorson, her lawyer calls Nancy Rich a habitual xxxx.

Pul Rayburn calls her a pathological xxxx.

Dave Cherry, bartender at University Club says Rich is mentally deranged.

St. Louis FBI looks for Eddy Mark. Totally negative.

Interview with Frank Grant, Eva's ex-husband.

pdf 2139. Interviews with casual acquaintances.

Short interviews with Joe Civello and Joe Federici.

pdf 2140. Mrs. Edward C. Kuehn. Operates BO's Barbeque on main floor of building housing Carousel Club. Ruby's method of advertising and sign placement was the reason she had to close her BBQ business. It drove away her customers.

Interviw with Claude Merrell, chef at Copper Cow Restaurant. Merrell and Slatin were going to open Sovereign Club. Slatin ran out of money and sold his interest to Ruby for $1,500.

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QUOTE(Steve Thomas @ Mar 14 2008, 05:22 PM)

I'm going to take this one a little out of order, but my eyebrows went up a little when I saw this.

This is from Group 45 pdf. 2127.

Reduced: 80% of original size [ 800 x 390 ] - Click to view full image

the rest of the file would read: Troy West, 5314 Colonial St., Gladys Yoakum, 2234 Carnes.

This is the same Emmett Joseph Hudson who testified before the WC. He wasn't asked if he know LHO.

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Carl Edward Jones employee at TSBD

William Martin Jurek Oswald's ladlord on Ellsbeth

Mack Osborne served with LHO in the Marines

Frank Henry Ray Russian speaking resident of Dallas

Pauline Sanders TSBD clerk

Robert Stovall Preseident, Jaggars-Chiles-Stovall

Mahlon Tobias Manager of Ellsbeth St. Apt's

Troy West TSBD employee

Gladys Yoakum Typing instructor

Joan Graef Director of Photographic Dep't JCS

Leonard Hutchison Irving grocer, Owner of Hutch's

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Steve,

Don't you find it unusual that Robert L. Stovall and John (SIC) Graef are both listed as residing at 522, Browder Street, Dallas? Or is there some sensible explanation?

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Steve,

Don't you find it unusual that Robert L. Stovall and John (SIC) Graef are both listed as residing at 522, Browder Street, Dallas? Or is there some sensible explanation?

I don't know. Maybe it was an apartment complex. Maybe Graef married Stovall's daughter and they all lived under the same roof. I don't know.

Group 46

pdf 2141. Interview with Dave Miller. Ruby wrote him from prison. His shine and press shop (drycleaning) was two doors from the Carousel.

Interview with Glen Neal, employed by the Dallas Police.

Elizabeth Nelson was asked if she was at the 11/20/63 party at apartment of Frank Tortoriello. She said no.

Ann Bryant said she was at that party. All of the people were strangers. One looked like Jack Ruby based on his newspaper picture.

Interview with Clarence Newsom of Siegel's Liquor Store.

pdf 2142. Ruby was poor credit. Ruby with a young boy. The boy told Ruby he had a date with a girl. "Ruby beat him badly and tore the shirt from his back."

Interview with Wallace Rash AKA Wally or Willie Rash, Truth Verification, Inc. Former Dallas Police Officer. Ruby asked Eva to call him and ask him to drop Ruby a letter or postcard. Eva tells him, "I tell you, part of him (Jack) died that day (11/22). He just never got over it." Money to run the Carousel: "Ralph Paul must have put a fortune, but he ain't telling."

pdf 2143. page out of sequence. Interview with (FNU) Semos. Partnered with Ralph Paul in operating the Miramar Club. Didn't like the way Paul treated patrons and he bought him out. He said Paul was a "highly volatile type person of the same temperment as Ruby."

Interview with Joe Sherin, Los Angeles. Piano player at University Club. Ruby would point out girls to the police officers and say, "She will play."

Interview with Eugene Smith, Arnold, MO. Former Dallas Police Officer in Radio Patrol. "Ruby was likeable, but he felt he (Ruby) was "queer as a 3-dollar bill."

Detective Roy Standifer, Burglary and Theft. Knew Ruby for 13 years from back in the Silver Spur days. 30 days prior to assassination, Ruby called him about installing a safe at the Carousel.

pdf 2144. John Wilson in September, 1962 was drinking at the Lasso Bar. Frank Ferrarro comes in and makes a phone call. While he's on the phone, Ruby comes in and attacks him. Wilson thought Ruby used brass knuckles. Police arrived and arrested Ferrarro.

pdf 2145. Howell Watson, realtor who handled property owned by Houston H. Nichols and Clarence Nichols. They owned the building where the Carousel was located. Carousel orginally leased to Joe Slatin. As of November, 1962 lease was four months delinquent.

pdf 2146. In a letter dated February 14, 1963 Ruby was $1,650 behind in his rent. Lease renewed in March, 1963. Harold Nichols, who was personally acquainted with Ruby instructed that the lease with Ruby be renewed. Ruby always on time with rent from March on.

Jerry Anthony "Tony" Voland, bouncer and doorman at the Vegas and Carousel. Slept on a rollaway bed in the hall. While normally keeping his gun in his car trunk, about a year ago, Ruby was carrying it on his person, because he heard that someone who had just been released from prison was "lloking for him." Voland did not know who that person was.

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pdf 2141. Interview with Dave Miller. Ruby wrote him from prison. His shine and press shop (drycleaning) was two doors from the Carousel.

Interview with Glen Neal, employed by the Dallas Police.

Elizabeth Nelson was asked if she was at the 11/20/63 party at apartment of Frank Tortoriello. She said no.

Ann Bryant said she was at that party. All of the people were strangers. One looked like Jack Ruby based on his newspaper picture.

Interview with Clarence Newsom of Siegel's Liquor Store.

pdf 2142. Ruby was poor credit. Ruby with a young boy. The boy told Ruby he had a date with a girl. "Ruby beat him badly and tore the shirt from his back."

Interview with Wallace Rash AKA Wally or Willie Rash, Truth Verification, Inc. Former Dallas Police Officer. Ruby asked Eva to call him and ask him to drop Ruby a letter or postcard. Eva tells him, "I tell you, part of him (Jack) died that day (11/22). He just never got over it." Money to run the Carousel: "Ralph Paul must have put a fortune, but he ain't telling."

pdf 2143. page out of sequence. Interview with (FNU) Semos. Partnered with Ralph Paul in operating the Miramar Club. Didn't like the way Paul treated patrons and he bought him out. He said Paul was a "highly volatile type person of the same temperment as Ruby."

Interview with Joe Sherin, Los Angeles. Piano player at University Club. Ruby would point out girls to the police officers and say, "She will play."

Interview with Eugene Smith, Arnold, MO. Former Dallas Police Officer in Radio Patrol. "Ruby was likeable, but he felt he (Ruby) was "queer as a 3-dollar bill."

Detective Roy Standifer, Burglary and Theft. Knew Ruby for 13 years from back in the Silver Spur days. 30 days prior to assassination, Ruby called him about installing a safe at the Carousel.

pdf 2144. John Wilson in September, 1962 was drinking at the Lasso Bar. Frank Ferrarro comes in and makes a phone call. While he's on the phone, Ruby comes in and attacks him. Wilson thought Ruby used brass knuckles. Police arrived and arrested Ferrarro.

pdf 2145. Howell Watson, realtor who handled property owned by Houston H. Nichols and Clarence Nichols. They owned the building where the Carousel was located. Carousel orginally leased to Joe Slatin. As of November, 1962 lease was four months delinquent.

pdf 2146. In a letter dated February 14, 1963 Ruby was $1,650 behind in his rent. Lease renewed in March, 1963. Harold Nichols, who was personally acquainted with Ruby instructed that the lease with Ruby be renewed. Ruby always on time with rent from March on.

Jerry Anthony "Tony" Voland, bouncer and doorman at the Vegas and Carousel. Slept on a rollaway bed in the hall. While normally keeping his gun in his car trunk, about a year ago, Ruby was carrying it on his person, because he heard that someone who had just been released from prison was "lloking for him." Voland did not know who that person was.

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pdf 2147. Henry "Red" Calhoun. 1954 he got in a fight with Ruby. Ruby hit him in the mouth and it required 16 stitches.

Willis D. "Dub" Dickerson. He was the one who bit off part or Ruby's finger during a fight in 1951.

William Boone Goode, accounting firm who prepared Ruby's tax returns. His only recollection of Ruby was that the firm had difficulty in collecting their fees.

Mrs. Charles Isaacs, seamstress. Did some work for Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. She was paid by Ruby with a bogus check.

pdf 2148. Interviews with various musicians.

Fred Schreiner, tax accountant. Did work for Ruby in 1961 and said Ruby had been in difficulty with the IRS.

pdf 2149. Robert Weaver, tax accountant. Did some work for Ruby in 1960 or 1961. Ruby's papers were scattered all over the place. Ruby couldn't get the needed reports and bills together.

R.L. Davis, in charge of occupational license and special tax department, City of Dallas. Regular police officers are not permitted to work at any Club during their off hours, or at any other time for the Club management. Clubs which have dance hall licenses use special officers certified by the Special Service Bureau. These special officers are civilians; when so employed, wear the regular police uniform and carry a pistol, and as such, have the powers of arrest. Club owners pay the City and the City pays the officers. Club owners pay a year in advance for the anticipated work and the money is put into an escrow fund called the Special Service Fund. For the Vegas Club, the City paid out:

1955, $411.00; 1956, $742.00; 1957, $756.00; 1958, $7.00.

pdf 2150. Don Campbell, Dallas Morning News saw Ruby and Ralph Paul eating dinner at the Egyptian Lounge at 10:00 PM on 11/21.

Joe Campisi saw them there too.

Seth Kantor says he "saw and tlked with" Ruby at Parkland Hospital on 11/22/63 at about 2:00 PM.

Mr. Jack Johnson, 2114 Fenwick, Dallas. He has seen a 12"X11" photograph of the President as he was turning off Houston on to Elm. In the background he could see Jack Ruby standing on the curb at the corner of Houston and Elm. The photograph was taken by a Mr. Morris and was located at 6408 Snyder Plaza in a building owned by Morris.

"Mr. Morris Weinkrantz, 5508 Forrest advised he has a photograph that he purchased from a Negro, Forrest Ave. in Dallas showing the President's automobile turning from Houston on to Elm and that a man wearing a hat in the picture had been pointed out to him as being Jack Ruby and a woman without glasses standing behind this man was supposedly one of the girls that worked at the Carousel Club."

Barney Baker said he got a call from Jack Ruby on November 11. "You don't know me, but we have mutual friends. We got friends, but I don't want to talk over the phone."

Ruby complained to Baker about his problems with the AGVA.

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pdf 2141. Interview with Dave Miller. Ruby wrote him from prison. His shine and press shop (drycleaning) was two doors from the Carousel.

Interview with Glen Neal, employed by the Dallas Police.

Elizabeth Nelson was asked if she was at the 11/20/63 party at apartment of Frank Tortoriello. She said no.

Ann Bryant said she was at that party. All of the people were strangers. One looked like Jack Ruby based on his newspaper picture.

Interview with Clarence Newsom of Siegel's Liquor Store.

pdf 2142. Ruby was poor credit. Ruby with a young boy. The boy told Ruby he had a date with a girl. "Ruby beat him badly and tore the shirt from his back."

Interview with Wallace Rash AKA Wally or Willie Rash, Truth Verification, Inc. Former Dallas Police Officer. Ruby asked Eva to call him and ask him to drop Ruby a letter or postcard. Eva tells him, "I tell you, part of him (Jack) died that day (11/22). He just never got over it." Money to run the Carousel: "Ralph Paul must have put a fortune, but he ain't telling."

pdf 2143. page out of sequence. Interview with (FNU) Semos. Partnered with Ralph Paul in operating the Miramar Club. Didn't like the way Paul treated patrons and he bought him out. He said Paul was a "highly volatile type person of the same temperment as Ruby."

Interview with Joe Sherin, Los Angeles. Piano player at University Club. Ruby would point out girls to the police officers and say, "She will play."

Interview with Eugene Smith, Arnold, MO. Former Dallas Police Officer in Radio Patrol. "Ruby was likeable, but he felt he (Ruby) was "queer as a 3-dollar bill."

Detective Roy Standifer, Burglary and Theft. Knew Ruby for 13 years from back in the Silver Spur days. 30 days prior to assassination, Ruby called him about installing a safe at the Carousel.

pdf 2144. John Wilson in September, 1962 was drinking at the Lasso Bar. Frank Ferrarro comes in and makes a phone call. While he's on the phone, Ruby comes in and attacks him. Wilson thought Ruby used brass knuckles. Police arrived and arrested Ferrarro.

pdf 2145. Howell Watson, realtor who handled property owned by Houston H. Nichols and Clarence Nichols. They owned the building where the Carousel was located. Carousel orginally leased to Joe Slatin. As of November, 1962 lease was four months delinquent.

pdf 2146. In a letter dated February 14, 1963 Ruby was $1,650 behind in his rent. Lease renewed in March, 1963. Harold Nichols, who was personally acquainted with Ruby instructed that the lease with Ruby be renewed. Ruby always on time with rent from March on.

Jerry Anthony "Tony" Voland, bouncer and doorman at the Vegas and Carousel. Slept on a rollaway bed in the hall. While normally keeping his gun in his car trunk, about a year ago, Ruby was carrying it on his person, because he heard that someone who had just been released from prison was "lloking for him." Voland did not know who that person was.

pdf 2147. Henry "Red" Calhoun. 1954 he got in a fight with Ruby. Ruby hit him in the mouth and it required 16 stitches.

Willis D. "Dub" Dickerson. He was the one who bit off part or Ruby's finger during a fight in 1951.

William Boone Goode, accounting firm who prepared Ruby's tax returns. His only recollection of Ruby was that the firm had difficulty in collecting their fees.

Mrs. Charles Isaacs, seamstress. Did some work for Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. She was paid by Ruby with a bogus check.

pdf 2148. Interviews with various musicians.

Fred Schreiner, tax accountant. Did work for Ruby in 1961 and said Ruby had been in difficulty with the IRS.

pdf 2149. Robert Weaver, tax accountant. Did some work for Ruby in 1960 or 1961. Ruby's papers were scattered all over the place. Ruby couldn't get the needed reports and bills together.

R.L. Davis, in charge of occupational license and special tax department, City of Dallas. Regular police officers are not permitted to work at any Club during their off hours, or at any other time for the Club management. Clubs which have dance hall licenses use special officers certified by the Special Service Bureau. These special officers are civilians; when so employed, wear the regular police uniform and carry a pistol, and as such, have the powers of arrest. Club owners pay the City and the City pays the officers. Club owners pay a year in advance for the anticipated work and the money is put into an escrow fund called the Special Service Fund. For the Vegas Club, the City paid out:

1955, $411.00; 1956, $742.00; 1957, $756.00; 1958, $7.00.

pdf 2150. Don Campbell, Dallas Morning News saw Ruby and Ralph Paul eating dinner at the Egyptian Lounge at 10:00 PM on 11/21.

Joe Campisi saw them there too.

Seth Kantor says he "saw and tlked with" Ruby at Parkland Hospital on 11/22/63 at about 2:00 PM.

Mr. Jack Johnson, 2114 Fenwick, Dallas. He has seen a 12"X11" photograph of the President as he was turning off Houston on to Elm. In the background he could see Jack Ruby standing on the curb at the corner of Houston and Elm. The photograph was taken by a Mr. Morris and was located at 6408 Snyder Plaza in a building owned by Morris.

"Mr. Morris Weinkrantz, 5508 Forrest advised he has a photograph that he purchased from a Negro, Forrest Ave. in Dallas showing the President's automobile turning from Houston on to Elm and that a man wearing a hat in the picture had been pointed out to him as being Jack Ruby and a woman without glasses standing behind this man was supposedly one of the girls that worked at the Carousel Club."

Barney Baker said he got a call from Jack Ruby on November 11. "You don't know me, but we have mutual friends. We got friends, but I don't want to talk over the phone."

Ruby complained to Baker about his problems with the AGVA.

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pdf 2151. Donald Stewart, electronics shop said 2 weeks prior to assassination, Ruby was in his shop with someone who might have been LHO. (Was probably Larry Crafard)

Jack Hardy interviewed 12/26/63 in County Jail in Mobile, AL. Knew Ruby. 1 year ago he attempted to set up a numbers game in Dallas and was advised by an individual that in order to operate in Dallas, it was necessary to have the clearance of Jack Ruby. Had a girlfriend Ruby was supposedly "messing around with" while Hardy was out of town. He and two friends went to Ruby's business and warned Ruby to keep his hands off the girl. Ruby pulled a 357. The girls was working for Ruby at the time. "Hardy also stated that the police officer killed by Oswald was a frequent visitor to Ruby's nightclub." Ruby hustled the strippers and other girls who worked at the Club and kept half the money. The dates were filled at the Holiday Motel in Irving where Ruby had an associate, a Negro who drove a cadillac.

Donald Keyes, KLIF recalled that Irving Alcano was a pratner of Ruby in the Vegas Club. Ruby had pistol whipped Alcano several years ago.

pdf 2152. Robert Norton, owner of the Pago Club. Ruby came into his Club on the 23rd. Ruby was concerned, ut appeared very calm.

Interviews with various acquaintances.

Interview with Buddy Walthers. Advised his primary duties involve vice investigations. In his opinion, Ruby just happened to be at the police department garage at the right time and it was an impulsive act.

Joe Slatin, co-owner of the Sovereign Club said, "He and Ruby were operating the Club illegally at the time."

pdf 2153. Interviews with various acquaintances.

Lunesta Bell, former drummer at Vegas Club. Ruby was proud of his association with Dallas Police Officers. Was well acquainted with them.

Joey Gerard worked for Ruby in January, 1962. "Uniformed Officers were usually around the Carousel Club." He remembered a Lt. John Tony, Detective, DPD was frequently in the Carousel Club, two or three times weekly. "Gerard vaguely remembered seeing Tippitt at the Club, but was not positive about this." Ruby went to police station one time to get Frank Fisher out of jail.

Richard W. Proeber, stage manager for all-girl review production rum by Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. Ruby severely beat Joe Peterson over a contract dispute.

pdf 2154. Richard Proeber. "There was talk among Ruby's help that Ruby was "paying off" the Dallas Police Department for special favors."

Albert Schroll, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club. Worked as a bouncer at the Carousel and Vegas Clubs on and off for about a month in September, 1963.

Dolores Silva, stripper. Used the name Dior Angel. (Wonder if this was the Mexican stripper who allegedly knew Oswald)

Vernon Smith, employed by Red Calhoun. In his fight with Calhoun, Ruby used brass knuckles.

James H. Rhodes, photographer. Had met Ruby prior to 1959. In 1960 he worked for Ruby as a general handyman, booked shows and trained girls for dancing. About a month after the Carousel became a public club in 1960, there was a party for 30 - 40 police officers. Ruby told him the Chief was there and Rhodes assumed he meant Chief Curry. Said Bob Larkin, former host of the Colony Club could identify the names of vice squad and other officers who were hanging around the Carousel Club.

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pdf 2141. Interview with Dave Miller. Ruby wrote him from prison. His shine and press shop (drycleaning) was two doors from the Carousel.

Interview with Glen Neal, employed by the Dallas Police.

Elizabeth Nelson was asked if she was at the 11/20/63 party at apartment of Frank Tortoriello. She said no.

Ann Bryant said she was at that party. All of the people were strangers. One looked like Jack Ruby based on his newspaper picture.

Interview with Clarence Newsom of Siegel's Liquor Store.

pdf 2142. Ruby was poor credit. Ruby with a young boy. The boy told Ruby he had a date with a girl. "Ruby beat him badly and tore the shirt from his back."

Interview with Wallace Rash AKA Wally or Willie Rash, Truth Verification, Inc. Former Dallas Police Officer. Ruby asked Eva to call him and ask him to drop Ruby a letter or postcard. Eva tells him, "I tell you, part of him (Jack) died that day (11/22). He just never got over it." Money to run the Carousel: "Ralph Paul must have put a fortune, but he ain't telling."

pdf 2143. page out of sequence. Interview with (FNU) Semos. Partnered with Ralph Paul in operating the Miramar Club. Didn't like the way Paul treated patrons and he bought him out. He said Paul was a "highly volatile type person of the same temperment as Ruby."

Interview with Joe Sherin, Los Angeles. Piano player at University Club. Ruby would point out girls to the police officers and say, "She will play."

Interview with Eugene Smith, Arnold, MO. Former Dallas Police Officer in Radio Patrol. "Ruby was likeable, but he felt he (Ruby) was "queer as a 3-dollar bill."

Detective Roy Standifer, Burglary and Theft. Knew Ruby for 13 years from back in the Silver Spur days. 30 days prior to assassination, Ruby called him about installing a safe at the Carousel.

pdf 2144. John Wilson in September, 1962 was drinking at the Lasso Bar. Frank Ferrarro comes in and makes a phone call. While he's on the phone, Ruby comes in and attacks him. Wilson thought Ruby used brass knuckles. Police arrived and arrested Ferrarro.

pdf 2145. Howell Watson, realtor who handled property owned by Houston H. Nichols and Clarence Nichols. They owned the building where the Carousel was located. Carousel orginally leased to Joe Slatin. As of November, 1962 lease was four months delinquent.

pdf 2146. In a letter dated February 14, 1963 Ruby was $1,650 behind in his rent. Lease renewed in March, 1963. Harold Nichols, who was personally acquainted with Ruby instructed that the lease with Ruby be renewed. Ruby always on time with rent from March on.

Jerry Anthony "Tony" Voland, bouncer and doorman at the Vegas and Carousel. Slept on a rollaway bed in the hall. While normally keeping his gun in his car trunk, about a year ago, Ruby was carrying it on his person, because he heard that someone who had just been released from prison was "lloking for him." Voland did not know who that person was.

pdf 2147. Henry "Red" Calhoun. 1954 he got in a fight with Ruby. Ruby hit him in the mouth and it required 16 stitches.

Willis D. "Dub" Dickerson. He was the one who bit off part or Ruby's finger during a fight in 1951.

William Boone Goode, accounting firm who prepared Ruby's tax returns. His only recollection of Ruby was that the firm had difficulty in collecting their fees.

Mrs. Charles Isaacs, seamstress. Did some work for Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. She was paid by Ruby with a bogus check.

pdf 2148. Interviews with various musicians.

Fred Schreiner, tax accountant. Did work for Ruby in 1961 and said Ruby had been in difficulty with the IRS.

pdf 2149. Robert Weaver, tax accountant. Did some work for Ruby in 1960 or 1961. Ruby's papers were scattered all over the place. Ruby couldn't get the needed reports and bills together.

R.L. Davis, in charge of occupational license and special tax department, City of Dallas. Regular police officers are not permitted to work at any Club during their off hours, or at any other time for the Club management. Clubs which have dance hall licenses use special officers certified by the Special Service Bureau. These special officers are civilians; when so employed, wear the regular police uniform and carry a pistol, and as such, have the powers of arrest. Club owners pay the City and the City pays the officers. Club owners pay a year in advance for the anticipated work and the money is put into an escrow fund called the Special Service Fund. For the Vegas Club, the City paid out:

1955, $411.00; 1956, $742.00; 1957, $756.00; 1958, $7.00.

pdf 2150. Don Campbell, Dallas Morning News saw Ruby and Ralph Paul eating dinner at the Egyptian Lounge at 10:00 PM on 11/21.

Joe Campisi saw them there too.

Seth Kantor says he "saw and tlked with" Ruby at Parkland Hospital on 11/22/63 at about 2:00 PM.

Mr. Jack Johnson, 2114 Fenwick, Dallas. He has seen a 12"X11" photograph of the President as he was turning off Houston on to Elm. In the background he could see Jack Ruby standing on the curb at the corner of Houston and Elm. The photograph was taken by a Mr. Morris and was located at 6408 Snyder Plaza in a building owned by Morris.

"Mr. Morris Weinkrantz, 5508 Forrest advised he has a photograph that he purchased from a Negro, Forrest Ave. in Dallas showing the President's automobile turning from Houston on to Elm and that a man wearing a hat in the picture had been pointed out to him as being Jack Ruby and a woman without glasses standing behind this man was supposedly one of the girls that worked at the Carousel Club."

Barney Baker said he got a call from Jack Ruby on November 11. "You don't know me, but we have mutual friends. We got friends, but I don't want to talk over the phone."

Ruby complained to Baker about his problems with the AGVA.

pdf 2151. Donald Stewart, electronics shop said 2 weeks prior to assassination, Ruby was in his shop with someone who might have been LHO. (Was probably Larry Crafard)

Jack Hardy interviewed 12/26/63 in County Jail in Mobile, AL. Knew Ruby. 1 year ago he attempted to set up a numbers game in Dallas and was advised by an individual that in order to operate in Dallas, it was necessary to have the clearance of Jack Ruby. Had a girlfriend Ruby was supposedly "messing around with" while Hardy was out of town. He and two friends went to Ruby's business and warned Ruby to keep his hands off the girl. Ruby pulled a 357. The girls was working for Ruby at the time. "Hardy also stated that the police officer killed by Oswald was a frequent visitor to Ruby's nightclub." Ruby hustled the strippers and other girls who worked at the Club and kept half the money. The dates were filled at the Holiday Motel in Irving where Ruby had an associate, a Negro who drove a cadillac.

Donald Keyes, KLIF recalled that Irving Alcano was a pratner of Ruby in the Vegas Club. Ruby had pistol whipped Alcano several years ago.

pdf 2152. Robert Norton, owner of the Pago Club. Ruby came into his Club on the 23rd. Ruby was concerned, ut appeared very calm.

Interviews with various acquaintances.

Interview with Buddy Walthers. Advised his primary duties involve vice investigations. In his opinion, Ruby just happened to be at the police department garage at the right time and it was an impulsive act.

Joe Slatin, co-owner of the Sovereign Club said, "He and Ruby were operating the Club illegally at the time."

pdf 2153. Interviews with various acquaintances.

Lunesta Bell, former drummer at Vegas Club. Ruby was proud of his association with Dallas Police Officers. Was well acquainted with them.

Joey Gerard worked for Ruby in January, 1962. "Uniformed Officers were usually around the Carousel Club." He remembered a Lt. John Tony, Detective, DPD was frequently in the Carousel Club, two or three times weekly. "Gerard vaguely remembered seeing Tippitt at the Club, but was not positive about this." Ruby went to police station one time to get Frank Fisher out of jail.

Richard W. Proeber, stage manager for all-girl review production rum by Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. Ruby severely beat Joe Peterson over a contract dispute.

pdf 2154. Richard Proeber. "There was talk among Ruby's help that Ruby was "paying off" the Dallas Police Department for special favors."

Albert Schroll, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club. Worked as a bouncer at the Carousel and Vegas Clubs on and off for about a month in September, 1963.

Dolores Silva, stripper. Used the name Dior Angel. (Wonder if this was the Mexican stripper who allegedly knew Oswald)

Vernon Smith, employed by Red Calhoun. In his fight with Calhoun, Ruby used brass knuckles.

James H. Rhodes, photographer. Had met Ruby prior to 1959. In 1960 he worked for Ruby as a general handyman, booked shows and trained girls for dancing. About a month after the Carousel became a public club in 1960, there was a party for 30 - 40 police officers. Ruby told him the Chief was there and Rhodes assumed he meant Chief Curry. Said Bob Larkin, former host of the Colony Club could identify the names of vice squad and other officers who were hanging around the Carousel Club.

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pdf 2154-2155. Interview with Robert Larkin. "Four or five years ago he managed the Vegas Club for ruby during which period Ruby vacationed in Cuba during the summer months"

Talked to Ruby at 5:50 PM on 11/23. Ruby said nothing to indicate he was under an unusual mental stress. He recalls that on one occasion, Lt. James Gilmore, DPD Vice Squad, was particularly friendly with Ruby.

Curry says he did not know Ruby and he had never been in the Carousel Club and had never attended any parties where Ruby picked up the tab. He was sure Ruby never gave a party for the DPD Vice Squad.

Captain Gannaway has never heard of a party being given at Jack Ruby's Carousel Club.

pdf 2155. Billy Preston, Deputy Constable, Dallas. He has served Ruby on several occasions. Ruby wanted a card that would indicate that he was a part-time deputy. Preston talked it over with Robie Love and Love turned Ruby down.

Martin Brauner, teenage friend. Scalped sporting event tickets with Ruby in Chicago. So did Hyman. Hyman's nickname was "Mess." Visited Ruby several times in Dallas.

pdf 2156. Ruby told Brauner that he (Ruby) didn't have to pay anyone off in Dallas, but that he did have to make small payoffs to various unidentified individuals when he first moved to Dallas when it was "wide open." Ruby told him that he did not have any underworld or syndicate connections. Eva recalled that Brauner's nickname was "Mugsy." Brauner said he did not believe that Ruby knew Oswald.

pdf 2156. Interviews with various acquaintances.

pdf 2156 - 2157. Infor about Rex Harding from his brother. Rex was arrested in Dallas in December and said he was placed in the same jail block as Ruby. Rex told his brother that he obtained a confession from Ruby about the Oswals killing. Said Ruby told him invasion of Cuba would take place May 1, 1964. Groups were to meet at Key West and Mexico. Invasion sponsored by U.S. Government. a Dr. Jackson at Parkland said Rex has probable psychosis. Ruby was removed from Dallas jail prior to Rex's confinement.

pdf 2157. SA Alfred Neely interviews Ruby. Ruby read about a man in Houston running guns to Castro. Ruby called this man in an attempt to "make a buck" by acquiring jeeps. Ruby claimed nothing came of this. January 14, 1964. Ass't DA Bill Alexander advised he learned Ruby had contacted one, Davis, an ex-con living in Beaumont. Alexander said Houston FBI handled, resulting in conviction. Houston advised no Davis in Houston or Beaumont. (Thomas Eli Davis lived in Beaumont). Houston office advised Robert Ray McKewon (sp) most logical individual to whom Ruby referred. McKewon (sp) arrested in 1958.

Chesley Jones, ATTU Aggent recovered arms at the McKewon (sp) residence.

Robert Ray McKewon (sp), salesman for Houston Slush Pump Company. Met Castro, borrowed money from Carlos Prio Socarras. About one week after Castro took power in January, 1959 a man identifying himself as "Rubenstein" calling from Dallas and wanted to get three people out of Cuba. Offered $5,000 per person. and that a person from Las Vegas, Nev would put up the money. He never heard back from the caller. Three weeks later, a man showed up at the J&M Drive-In, owned by McKewon (sp). Told McKewon (sp) he could make $25,000. Man said he had an option on jeeps and wanted to sell them to Castro. MMcKewon (sp) said he wanted $5,000 up front. Man left and never returned. Man did not identify himself, but McKewon (sp) "feels strongly" that this man was Ruby.

pdf 2158. FBInvestigation of a connection between Ruby and one "Praskin". Ruby is supposed to have met Praskin in Cuba.

Jose Lanusa, Intelligence Officer for DRE, Miami. An anti-Castro handbill said that Jack Rubistein (sp) was owner of a tourist office in a hotel in Havana. Lanusa believes it.

Juan Salvat, DRE, Miami had received a letter written from Cuba to one, Fauli. Letter said Rubenstein visited frequently a souveneir shop owned by Pratkins (Praskin). Salvat told this to Frank Waterson, Security Agent, Department of State.

Fauli said he got a letter from his sister in January, 1964. His sister said Ruby visited Cuba about a year ago as a friend and client of Praskin.

Evidio Bernarro Perera Acosta, BOP veteran. Has a letter to a Dr. Carlos Sterling, signed "Nico." In the letter, Nico says Ruby in Havana a year ago. Acosta does not know who wrote the letter.

pdf 2158-2159. Much back and forth, a friend of a friend of a friend says that he slept with Oswald and or Ruby in New Orleans. The original source denies he ever said that.

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pdf 2141. Interview with Dave Miller. Ruby wrote him from prison. His shine and press shop (drycleaning) was two doors from the Carousel.

Interview with Glen Neal, employed by the Dallas Police.

Elizabeth Nelson was asked if she was at the 11/20/63 party at apartment of Frank Tortoriello. She said no.

Ann Bryant said she was at that party. All of the people were strangers. One looked like Jack Ruby based on his newspaper picture.

Interview with Clarence Newsom of Siegel's Liquor Store.

pdf 2142. Ruby was poor credit. Ruby with a young boy. The boy told Ruby he had a date with a girl. "Ruby beat him badly and tore the shirt from his back."

Interview with Wallace Rash AKA Wally or Willie Rash, Truth Verification, Inc. Former Dallas Police Officer. Ruby asked Eva to call him and ask him to drop Ruby a letter or postcard. Eva tells him, "I tell you, part of him (Jack) died that day (11/22). He just never got over it." Money to run the Carousel: "Ralph Paul must have put a fortune, but he ain't telling."

pdf 2143. page out of sequence. Interview with (FNU) Semos. Partnered with Ralph Paul in operating the Miramar Club. Didn't like the way Paul treated patrons and he bought him out. He said Paul was a "highly volatile type person of the same temperment as Ruby."

Interview with Joe Sherin, Los Angeles. Piano player at University Club. Ruby would point out girls to the police officers and say, "She will play."

Interview with Eugene Smith, Arnold, MO. Former Dallas Police Officer in Radio Patrol. "Ruby was likeable, but he felt he (Ruby) was "queer as a 3-dollar bill."

Detective Roy Standifer, Burglary and Theft. Knew Ruby for 13 years from back in the Silver Spur days. 30 days prior to assassination, Ruby called him about installing a safe at the Carousel.

pdf 2144. John Wilson in September, 1962 was drinking at the Lasso Bar. Frank Ferrarro comes in and makes a phone call. While he's on the phone, Ruby comes in and attacks him. Wilson thought Ruby used brass knuckles. Police arrived and arrested Ferrarro.

pdf 2145. Howell Watson, realtor who handled property owned by Houston H. Nichols and Clarence Nichols. They owned the building where the Carousel was located. Carousel orginally leased to Joe Slatin. As of November, 1962 lease was four months delinquent.

pdf 2146. In a letter dated February 14, 1963 Ruby was $1,650 behind in his rent. Lease renewed in March, 1963. Harold Nichols, who was personally acquainted with Ruby instructed that the lease with Ruby be renewed. Ruby always on time with rent from March on.

Jerry Anthony "Tony" Voland, bouncer and doorman at the Vegas and Carousel. Slept on a rollaway bed in the hall. While normally keeping his gun in his car trunk, about a year ago, Ruby was carrying it on his person, because he heard that someone who had just been released from prison was "lloking for him." Voland did not know who that person was.

pdf 2147. Henry "Red" Calhoun. 1954 he got in a fight with Ruby. Ruby hit him in the mouth and it required 16 stitches.

Willis D. "Dub" Dickerson. He was the one who bit off part or Ruby's finger during a fight in 1951.

William Boone Goode, accounting firm who prepared Ruby's tax returns. His only recollection of Ruby was that the firm had difficulty in collecting their fees.

Mrs. Charles Isaacs, seamstress. Did some work for Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. She was paid by Ruby with a bogus check.

pdf 2148. Interviews with various musicians.

Fred Schreiner, tax accountant. Did work for Ruby in 1961 and said Ruby had been in difficulty with the IRS.

pdf 2149. Robert Weaver, tax accountant. Did some work for Ruby in 1960 or 1961. Ruby's papers were scattered all over the place. Ruby couldn't get the needed reports and bills together.

R.L. Davis, in charge of occupational license and special tax department, City of Dallas. Regular police officers are not permitted to work at any Club during their off hours, or at any other time for the Club management. Clubs which have dance hall licenses use special officers certified by the Special Service Bureau. These special officers are civilians; when so employed, wear the regular police uniform and carry a pistol, and as such, have the powers of arrest. Club owners pay the City and the City pays the officers. Club owners pay a year in advance for the anticipated work and the money is put into an escrow fund called the Special Service Fund. For the Vegas Club, the City paid out:

1955, $411.00; 1956, $742.00; 1957, $756.00; 1958, $7.00.

pdf 2150. Don Campbell, Dallas Morning News saw Ruby and Ralph Paul eating dinner at the Egyptian Lounge at 10:00 PM on 11/21.

Joe Campisi saw them there too.

Seth Kantor says he "saw and tlked with" Ruby at Parkland Hospital on 11/22/63 at about 2:00 PM.

Mr. Jack Johnson, 2114 Fenwick, Dallas. He has seen a 12"X11" photograph of the President as he was turning off Houston on to Elm. In the background he could see Jack Ruby standing on the curb at the corner of Houston and Elm. The photograph was taken by a Mr. Morris and was located at 6408 Snyder Plaza in a building owned by Morris.

"Mr. Morris Weinkrantz, 5508 Forrest advised he has a photograph that he purchased from a Negro, Forrest Ave. in Dallas showing the President's automobile turning from Houston on to Elm and that a man wearing a hat in the picture had been pointed out to him as being Jack Ruby and a woman without glasses standing behind this man was supposedly one of the girls that worked at the Carousel Club."

Barney Baker said he got a call from Jack Ruby on November 11. "You don't know me, but we have mutual friends. We got friends, but I don't want to talk over the phone."

Ruby complained to Baker about his problems with the AGVA.

pdf 2151. Donald Stewart, electronics shop said 2 weeks prior to assassination, Ruby was in his shop with someone who might have been LHO. (Was probably Larry Crafard)

Jack Hardy interviewed 12/26/63 in County Jail in Mobile, AL. Knew Ruby. 1 year ago he attempted to set up a numbers game in Dallas and was advised by an individual that in order to operate in Dallas, it was necessary to have the clearance of Jack Ruby. Had a girlfriend Ruby was supposedly "messing around with" while Hardy was out of town. He and two friends went to Ruby's business and warned Ruby to keep his hands off the girl. Ruby pulled a 357. The girls was working for Ruby at the time. "Hardy also stated that the police officer killed by Oswald was a frequent visitor to Ruby's nightclub." Ruby hustled the strippers and other girls who worked at the Club and kept half the money. The dates were filled at the Holiday Motel in Irving where Ruby had an associate, a Negro who drove a cadillac.

Donald Keyes, KLIF recalled that Irving Alcano was a pratner of Ruby in the Vegas Club. Ruby had pistol whipped Alcano several years ago.

pdf 2152. Robert Norton, owner of the Pago Club. Ruby came into his Club on the 23rd. Ruby was concerned, ut appeared very calm.

Interviews with various acquaintances.

Interview with Buddy Walthers. Advised his primary duties involve vice investigations. In his opinion, Ruby just happened to be at the police department garage at the right time and it was an impulsive act.

Joe Slatin, co-owner of the Sovereign Club said, "He and Ruby were operating the Club illegally at the time."

pdf 2153. Interviews with various acquaintances.

Lunesta Bell, former drummer at Vegas Club. Ruby was proud of his association with Dallas Police Officers. Was well acquainted with them.

Joey Gerard worked for Ruby in January, 1962. "Uniformed Officers were usually around the Carousel Club." He remembered a Lt. John Tony, Detective, DPD was frequently in the Carousel Club, two or three times weekly. "Gerard vaguely remembered seeing Tippitt at the Club, but was not positive about this." Ruby went to police station one time to get Frank Fisher out of jail.

Richard W. Proeber, stage manager for all-girl review production rum by Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. Ruby severely beat Joe Peterson over a contract dispute.

pdf 2154. Richard Proeber. "There was talk among Ruby's help that Ruby was "paying off" the Dallas Police Department for special favors."

Albert Schroll, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club. Worked as a bouncer at the Carousel and Vegas Clubs on and off for about a month in September, 1963.

Dolores Silva, stripper. Used the name Dior Angel. (Wonder if this was the Mexican stripper who allegedly knew Oswald)

Vernon Smith, employed by Red Calhoun. In his fight with Calhoun, Ruby used brass knuckles.

James H. Rhodes, photographer. Had met Ruby prior to 1959. In 1960 he worked for Ruby as a general handyman, booked shows and trained girls for dancing. About a month after the Carousel became a public club in 1960, there was a party for 30 - 40 police officers. Ruby told him the Chief was there and Rhodes assumed he meant Chief Curry. Said Bob Larkin, former host of the Colony Club could identify the names of vice squad and other officers who were hanging around the Carousel Club.

pdf 2154-2155. Interview with Robert Larkin. "Four or five years ago he managed the Vegas Club for ruby during which period Ruby vacationed in Cuba during the summer months"

Talked to Ruby at 5:50 PM on 11/23. Ruby said nothing to indicate he was under an unusual mental stress. He recalls that on one occasion, Lt. James Gilmore, DPD Vice Squad, was particularly friendly with Ruby.

Curry says he did not know Ruby and he had never been in the Carousel Club and had never attended any parties where Ruby picked up the tab. He was sure Ruby never gave a party for the DPD Vice Squad.

Captain Gannaway has never heard of a party being given at Jack Ruby's Carousel Club.

pdf 2155. Billy Preston, Deputy Constable, Dallas. He has served Ruby on several occasions. Ruby wanted a card that would indicate that he was a part-time deputy. Preston talked it over with Robie Love and Love turned Ruby down.

Martin Brauner, teenage friend. Scalped sporting event tickets with Ruby in Chicago. So did Hyman. Hyman's nickname was "Mess." Visited Ruby several times in Dallas.

pdf 2156. Ruby told Brauner that he (Ruby) didn't have to pay anyone off in Dallas, but that he did have to make small payoffs to various unidentified individuals when he first moved to Dallas when it was "wide open." Ruby told him that he did not have any underworld or syndicate connections. Eva recalled that Brauner's nickname was "Mugsy." Brauner said he did not believe that Ruby knew Oswald.

pdf 2156. Interviews with various acquaintances.

pdf 2156 - 2157. Infor about Rex Harding from his brother. Rex was arrested in Dallas in December and said he was placed in the same jail block as Ruby. Rex told his brother that he obtained a confession from Ruby about the Oswals killing. Said Ruby told him invasion of Cuba would take place May 1, 1964. Groups were to meet at Key West and Mexico. Invasion sponsored by U.S. Government. a Dr. Jackson at Parkland said Rex has probable psychosis. Ruby was removed from Dallas jail prior to Rex's confinement.

pdf 2157. SA Alfred Neely interviews Ruby. Ruby read about a man in Houston running guns to Castro. Ruby called this man in an attempt to "make a buck" by acquiring jeeps. Ruby claimed nothing came of this. January 14, 1964. Ass't DA Bill Alexander advised he learned Ruby had contacted one, Davis, an ex-con living in Beaumont. Alexander said Houston FBI handled, resulting in conviction. Houston advised no Davis in Houston or Beaumont. (Thomas Eli Davis lived in Beaumont). Houston office advised Robert Ray McKewon (sp) most logical individual to whom Ruby referred. McKewon (sp) arrested in 1958.

Chesley Jones, ATTU Aggent recovered arms at the McKewon (sp) residence.

Robert Ray McKewon (sp), salesman for Houston Slush Pump Company. Met Castro, borrowed money from Carlos Prio Socarras. About one week after Castro took power in January, 1959 a man identifying himself as "Rubenstein" calling from Dallas and wanted to get three people out of Cuba. Offered $5,000 per person. and that a person from Las Vegas, Nev would put up the money. He never heard back from the caller. Three weeks later, a man showed up at the J&M Drive-In, owned by McKewon (sp). Told McKewon (sp) he could make $25,000. Man said he had an option on jeeps and wanted to sell them to Castro. MMcKewon (sp) said he wanted $5,000 up front. Man left and never returned. Man did not identify himself, but McKewon (sp) "feels strongly" that this man was Ruby.

pdf 2158. FBInvestigation of a connection between Ruby and one "Praskin". Ruby is supposed to have met Praskin in Cuba.

Jose Lanusa, Intelligence Officer for DRE, Miami. An anti-Castro handbill said that Jack Rubistein (sp) was owner of a tourist office in a hotel in Havana. Lanusa believes it.

Juan Salvat, DRE, Miami had received a letter written from Cuba to one, Fauli. Letter said Rubenstein visited frequently a souveneir shop owned by Pratkins (Praskin). Salvat told this to Frank Waterson, Security Agent, Department of State.

Fauli said he got a letter from his sister in January, 1964. His sister said Ruby visited Cuba about a year ago as a friend and client of Praskin.

Evidio Bernarro Perera Acosta, BOP veteran. Has a letter to a Dr. Carlos Sterling, signed "Nico." In the letter, Nico says Ruby in Havana a year ago. Acosta does not know who wrote the letter.

pdf 2158-2159. Much back and forth, a friend of a friend of a friend says that he slept with Oswald and or Ruby in New Orleans. The original source denies he ever said that.

Steve Thomas

Group 47

pdf 301. Entitled Jack Ruby Investigations. No. 5

pdfs 301 - 309 Index of Names

pdf 310. Topical Index. Brutality of Ruby. Index of Names.

pdf 311. Character Against Ruby. Index of Names. Character For Ruby. Index of Names.

pdf 312. Connection Between Ruby and Oswald. Index of Names.

pdf 313. Witnesses who call Ruby homosexual. Index of Names. Ruby in New Orleans. Index of Names. Spur of the Moment Act. Index of Names.

pdf 314. Interview with Tony Zoppi.

pdf 314 - 315. Interview with Norman Weisbrod. "Any rumor which indicates any connection by Jack Ruby with "Chicago Gangsters" in, in his opinion, completely fictional..."

pdfs 315 - 316. Interview with Rabbi Silverman.

pdfs 316 - 318. Interview with Alice Nichols. Met Ruby in 1948. They dated until 1956 or 1957. Ruby bought the Vegas Club from Abe Weinstein. Ruby sometimes expressed concern about how much money he owed the IRS. Ruby's gambling was confined to card games. He did his gambling at the Artists Club on St. Paul Street.

pdf 319. Frank Boerder, architect. Specialized in nightclubs. Did the Vegas and Carousel. Ruby's new Club was going to be called, "Club Bistro."

Interviews with people whose names were found in Ruby's personal affects.

pdf 320. Interviews with Ted Stanford, musician, Marvin Welch, H.H. Anderson, Manager of Adolphus Hotel, Mike Barclay, Attorney, Rosemary Allen, Secretary in Sheriff's Office - met Ruby in October, 1963 at the Sheriff's Office.

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pdf 2141. Interview with Dave Miller. Ruby wrote him from prison. His shine and press shop (drycleaning) was two doors from the Carousel.

Interview with Glen Neal, employed by the Dallas Police.

Elizabeth Nelson was asked if she was at the 11/20/63 party at apartment of Frank Tortoriello. She said no.

Ann Bryant said she was at that party. All of the people were strangers. One looked like Jack Ruby based on his newspaper picture.

Interview with Clarence Newsom of Siegel's Liquor Store.

pdf 2142. Ruby was poor credit. Ruby with a young boy. The boy told Ruby he had a date with a girl. "Ruby beat him badly and tore the shirt from his back."

Interview with Wallace Rash AKA Wally or Willie Rash, Truth Verification, Inc. Former Dallas Police Officer. Ruby asked Eva to call him and ask him to drop Ruby a letter or postcard. Eva tells him, "I tell you, part of him (Jack) died that day (11/22). He just never got over it." Money to run the Carousel: "Ralph Paul must have put a fortune, but he ain't telling."

pdf 2143. page out of sequence. Interview with (FNU) Semos. Partnered with Ralph Paul in operating the Miramar Club. Didn't like the way Paul treated patrons and he bought him out. He said Paul was a "highly volatile type person of the same temperment as Ruby."

Interview with Joe Sherin, Los Angeles. Piano player at University Club. Ruby would point out girls to the police officers and say, "She will play."

Interview with Eugene Smith, Arnold, MO. Former Dallas Police Officer in Radio Patrol. "Ruby was likeable, but he felt he (Ruby) was "queer as a 3-dollar bill."

Detective Roy Standifer, Burglary and Theft. Knew Ruby for 13 years from back in the Silver Spur days. 30 days prior to assassination, Ruby called him about installing a safe at the Carousel.

pdf 2144. John Wilson in September, 1962 was drinking at the Lasso Bar. Frank Ferrarro comes in and makes a phone call. While he's on the phone, Ruby comes in and attacks him. Wilson thought Ruby used brass knuckles. Police arrived and arrested Ferrarro.

pdf 2145. Howell Watson, realtor who handled property owned by Houston H. Nichols and Clarence Nichols. They owned the building where the Carousel was located. Carousel orginally leased to Joe Slatin. As of November, 1962 lease was four months delinquent.

pdf 2146. In a letter dated February 14, 1963 Ruby was $1,650 behind in his rent. Lease renewed in March, 1963. Harold Nichols, who was personally acquainted with Ruby instructed that the lease with Ruby be renewed. Ruby always on time with rent from March on.

Jerry Anthony "Tony" Voland, bouncer and doorman at the Vegas and Carousel. Slept on a rollaway bed in the hall. While normally keeping his gun in his car trunk, about a year ago, Ruby was carrying it on his person, because he heard that someone who had just been released from prison was "lloking for him." Voland did not know who that person was.

pdf 2147. Henry "Red" Calhoun. 1954 he got in a fight with Ruby. Ruby hit him in the mouth and it required 16 stitches.

Willis D. "Dub" Dickerson. He was the one who bit off part or Ruby's finger during a fight in 1951.

William Boone Goode, accounting firm who prepared Ruby's tax returns. His only recollection of Ruby was that the firm had difficulty in collecting their fees.

Mrs. Charles Isaacs, seamstress. Did some work for Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. She was paid by Ruby with a bogus check.

pdf 2148. Interviews with various musicians.

Fred Schreiner, tax accountant. Did work for Ruby in 1961 and said Ruby had been in difficulty with the IRS.

pdf 2149. Robert Weaver, tax accountant. Did some work for Ruby in 1960 or 1961. Ruby's papers were scattered all over the place. Ruby couldn't get the needed reports and bills together.

R.L. Davis, in charge of occupational license and special tax department, City of Dallas. Regular police officers are not permitted to work at any Club during their off hours, or at any other time for the Club management. Clubs which have dance hall licenses use special officers certified by the Special Service Bureau. These special officers are civilians; when so employed, wear the regular police uniform and carry a pistol, and as such, have the powers of arrest. Club owners pay the City and the City pays the officers. Club owners pay a year in advance for the anticipated work and the money is put into an escrow fund called the Special Service Fund. For the Vegas Club, the City paid out:

1955, $411.00; 1956, $742.00; 1957, $756.00; 1958, $7.00.

pdf 2150. Don Campbell, Dallas Morning News saw Ruby and Ralph Paul eating dinner at the Egyptian Lounge at 10:00 PM on 11/21.

Joe Campisi saw them there too.

Seth Kantor says he "saw and tlked with" Ruby at Parkland Hospital on 11/22/63 at about 2:00 PM.

Mr. Jack Johnson, 2114 Fenwick, Dallas. He has seen a 12"X11" photograph of the President as he was turning off Houston on to Elm. In the background he could see Jack Ruby standing on the curb at the corner of Houston and Elm. The photograph was taken by a Mr. Morris and was located at 6408 Snyder Plaza in a building owned by Morris.

"Mr. Morris Weinkrantz, 5508 Forrest advised he has a photograph that he purchased from a Negro, Forrest Ave. in Dallas showing the President's automobile turning from Houston on to Elm and that a man wearing a hat in the picture had been pointed out to him as being Jack Ruby and a woman without glasses standing behind this man was supposedly one of the girls that worked at the Carousel Club."

Barney Baker said he got a call from Jack Ruby on November 11. "You don't know me, but we have mutual friends. We got friends, but I don't want to talk over the phone."

Ruby complained to Baker about his problems with the AGVA.

pdf 2151. Donald Stewart, electronics shop said 2 weeks prior to assassination, Ruby was in his shop with someone who might have been LHO. (Was probably Larry Crafard)

Jack Hardy interviewed 12/26/63 in County Jail in Mobile, AL. Knew Ruby. 1 year ago he attempted to set up a numbers game in Dallas and was advised by an individual that in order to operate in Dallas, it was necessary to have the clearance of Jack Ruby. Had a girlfriend Ruby was supposedly "messing around with" while Hardy was out of town. He and two friends went to Ruby's business and warned Ruby to keep his hands off the girl. Ruby pulled a 357. The girls was working for Ruby at the time. "Hardy also stated that the police officer killed by Oswald was a frequent visitor to Ruby's nightclub." Ruby hustled the strippers and other girls who worked at the Club and kept half the money. The dates were filled at the Holiday Motel in Irving where Ruby had an associate, a Negro who drove a cadillac.

Donald Keyes, KLIF recalled that Irving Alcano was a pratner of Ruby in the Vegas Club. Ruby had pistol whipped Alcano several years ago.

pdf 2152. Robert Norton, owner of the Pago Club. Ruby came into his Club on the 23rd. Ruby was concerned, ut appeared very calm.

Interviews with various acquaintances.

Interview with Buddy Walthers. Advised his primary duties involve vice investigations. In his opinion, Ruby just happened to be at the police department garage at the right time and it was an impulsive act.

Joe Slatin, co-owner of the Sovereign Club said, "He and Ruby were operating the Club illegally at the time."

pdf 2153. Interviews with various acquaintances.

Lunesta Bell, former drummer at Vegas Club. Ruby was proud of his association with Dallas Police Officers. Was well acquainted with them.

Joey Gerard worked for Ruby in January, 1962. "Uniformed Officers were usually around the Carousel Club." He remembered a Lt. John Tony, Detective, DPD was frequently in the Carousel Club, two or three times weekly. "Gerard vaguely remembered seeing Tippitt at the Club, but was not positive about this." Ruby went to police station one time to get Frank Fisher out of jail.

Richard W. Proeber, stage manager for all-girl review production rum by Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. Ruby severely beat Joe Peterson over a contract dispute.

pdf 2154. Richard Proeber. "There was talk among Ruby's help that Ruby was "paying off" the Dallas Police Department for special favors."

Albert Schroll, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club. Worked as a bouncer at the Carousel and Vegas Clubs on and off for about a month in September, 1963.

Dolores Silva, stripper. Used the name Dior Angel. (Wonder if this was the Mexican stripper who allegedly knew Oswald)

Vernon Smith, employed by Red Calhoun. In his fight with Calhoun, Ruby used brass knuckles.

James H. Rhodes, photographer. Had met Ruby prior to 1959. In 1960 he worked for Ruby as a general handyman, booked shows and trained girls for dancing. About a month after the Carousel became a public club in 1960, there was a party for 30 - 40 police officers. Ruby told him the Chief was there and Rhodes assumed he meant Chief Curry. Said Bob Larkin, former host of the Colony Club could identify the names of vice squad and other officers who were hanging around the Carousel Club.

pdf 2154-2155. Interview with Robert Larkin. "Four or five years ago he managed the Vegas Club for ruby during which period Ruby vacationed in Cuba during the summer months"

Talked to Ruby at 5:50 PM on 11/23. Ruby said nothing to indicate he was under an unusual mental stress. He recalls that on one occasion, Lt. James Gilmore, DPD Vice Squad, was particularly friendly with Ruby.

Curry says he did not know Ruby and he had never been in the Carousel Club and had never attended any parties where Ruby picked up the tab. He was sure Ruby never gave a party for the DPD Vice Squad.

Captain Gannaway has never heard of a party being given at Jack Ruby's Carousel Club.

pdf 2155. Billy Preston, Deputy Constable, Dallas. He has served Ruby on several occasions. Ruby wanted a card that would indicate that he was a part-time deputy. Preston talked it over with Robie Love and Love turned Ruby down.

Martin Brauner, teenage friend. Scalped sporting event tickets with Ruby in Chicago. So did Hyman. Hyman's nickname was "Mess." Visited Ruby several times in Dallas.

pdf 2156. Ruby told Brauner that he (Ruby) didn't have to pay anyone off in Dallas, but that he did have to make small payoffs to various unidentified individuals when he first moved to Dallas when it was "wide open." Ruby told him that he did not have any underworld or syndicate connections. Eva recalled that Brauner's nickname was "Mugsy." Brauner said he did not believe that Ruby knew Oswald.

pdf 2156. Interviews with various acquaintances.

pdf 2156 - 2157. Infor about Rex Harding from his brother. Rex was arrested in Dallas in December and said he was placed in the same jail block as Ruby. Rex told his brother that he obtained a confession from Ruby about the Oswals killing. Said Ruby told him invasion of Cuba would take place May 1, 1964. Groups were to meet at Key West and Mexico. Invasion sponsored by U.S. Government. a Dr. Jackson at Parkland said Rex has probable psychosis. Ruby was removed from Dallas jail prior to Rex's confinement.

pdf 2157. SA Alfred Neely interviews Ruby. Ruby read about a man in Houston running guns to Castro. Ruby called this man in an attempt to "make a buck" by acquiring jeeps. Ruby claimed nothing came of this. January 14, 1964. Ass't DA Bill Alexander advised he learned Ruby had contacted one, Davis, an ex-con living in Beaumont. Alexander said Houston FBI handled, resulting in conviction. Houston advised no Davis in Houston or Beaumont. (Thomas Eli Davis lived in Beaumont). Houston office advised Robert Ray McKewon (sp) most logical individual to whom Ruby referred. McKewon (sp) arrested in 1958.

Chesley Jones, ATTU Aggent recovered arms at the McKewon (sp) residence.

Robert Ray McKewon (sp), salesman for Houston Slush Pump Company. Met Castro, borrowed money from Carlos Prio Socarras. About one week after Castro took power in January, 1959 a man identifying himself as "Rubenstein" calling from Dallas and wanted to get three people out of Cuba. Offered $5,000 per person. and that a person from Las Vegas, Nev would put up the money. He never heard back from the caller. Three weeks later, a man showed up at the J&M Drive-In, owned by McKewon (sp). Told McKewon (sp) he could make $25,000. Man said he had an option on jeeps and wanted to sell them to Castro. MMcKewon (sp) said he wanted $5,000 up front. Man left and never returned. Man did not identify himself, but McKewon (sp) "feels strongly" that this man was Ruby.

pdf 2158. FBInvestigation of a connection between Ruby and one "Praskin". Ruby is supposed to have met Praskin in Cuba.

Jose Lanusa, Intelligence Officer for DRE, Miami. An anti-Castro handbill said that Jack Rubistein (sp) was owner of a tourist office in a hotel in Havana. Lanusa believes it.

Juan Salvat, DRE, Miami had received a letter written from Cuba to one, Fauli. Letter said Rubenstein visited frequently a souveneir shop owned by Pratkins (Praskin). Salvat told this to Frank Waterson, Security Agent, Department of State.

Fauli said he got a letter from his sister in January, 1964. His sister said Ruby visited Cuba about a year ago as a friend and client of Praskin.

Evidio Bernarro Perera Acosta, BOP veteran. Has a letter to a Dr. Carlos Sterling, signed "Nico." In the letter, Nico says Ruby in Havana a year ago. Acosta does not know who wrote the letter.

pdf 2158-2159. Much back and forth, a friend of a friend of a friend says that he slept with Oswald and or Ruby in New Orleans. The original source denies he ever said that.

Group 47

pdf 301. Entitled Jack Ruby Investigations. No. 5

pdfs 301 - 309 Index of Names

pdf 310. Topical Index. Brutality of Ruby. Index of Names.

pdf 311. Character Against Ruby. Index of Names. Character For Ruby. Index of Names.

pdf 312. Connection Between Ruby and Oswald. Index of Names.

pdf 313. Witnesses who call Ruby homosexual. Index of Names. Ruby in New Orleans. Index of Names. Spur of the Moment Act. Index of Names.

pdf 314. Interview with Tony Zoppi.

pdf 314 - 315. Interview with Norman Weisbrod. "Any rumor which indicates any connection by Jack Ruby with "Chicago Gangsters" in, in his opinion, completely fictional..."

pdfs 315 - 316. Interview with Rabbi Silverman.

pdfs 316 - 318. Interview with Alice Nichols. Met Ruby in 1948. They dated until 1956 or 1957. Ruby bought the Vegas Club from Abe Weinstein. Ruby sometimes expressed concern about how much money he owed the IRS. Ruby's gambling was confined to card games. He did his gambling at the Artists Club on St. Paul Street.

pdf 319. Frank Boerder, architect. Specialized in nightclubs. Did the Vegas and Carousel. Ruby's new Club was going to be called, "Club Bistro."

Interviews with people whose names were found in Ruby's personal affects.

pdf 320. Interviews with Ted Stanford, musician, Marvin Welch, H.H. Anderson, Manager of Adolphus Hotel, Mike Barclay, Attorney, Rosemary Allen, Secretary in Sheriff's Office - met Ruby in October, 1963 at the Sheriff's Office.

Steve Thomas

Group 48

pdf 321. Interview with Dale Basyer, full time at DMN. Wrote article on the Carousel in 1962 with Jack Beers on Amateur Night.

Interviews with various acquaintances.

pdf 322. Merrell Frazer, Jr. Attorney. Formerly with Better Business Bureau. Only a couple of minor complaints against Sovereign and Carousel Clubs.

Interview with Warren Gammon. Sold Ruby party dresses for his waitresses. Saw Ruby and a girl on 11/21 about 5:00 PM at Clockwise Fashions.

pdf 322 - 323. Samuel Stephen George, polygraph operator for Ruby. Ran some polygraphs in Sept. 1961 and Dec. 1962.

pdf 323. Dean Alvin Gunn, pilot for Central Airlines. Knew Ruby at the Continental Apartments.

Ray Watkins, Police Officer, DPD. Assigned north Dallas including Vegas Club

pdf 323 - 324. David Levanthal, IRS Agent. Did some accounting work for Ruby in 1951. Ruby was a law abiding citizen who ran a clean legitimate business.

Interviews with various members of the Sovereign Club.

pdf 324. Edward McBee, bartender. When Ruby opened the Sovereign Club, McBee was the bartender. Quit when Ruby would not pay him on time. Had an apartment at 3939 Travis, Appt.# 2. He and his roommate, Chester Meyers would have parties for nightclub employees that lasted until 6:00 or 7:00 AM. Ruby would frequently show up with some of the girls from his Club. Ruby didn't drink because he couldn't hold his liquor. One night Ruby did a strip and said, "Come on, man or woman. I'll take anyone on."

pdf 325. Loretta A. (Mrs. Duane H.) McKinney, former employee.

Ed McLemore, owner of the Sportatorium. Provided Ruby with Western acts when Ruby ran the Silver Spur.

Gordon McLendon, owner KLIF. Ruby shot Oswald on impulse.

pdf 325 - 326. Mr. Gilesmiller. Met Ruby through a business associate, Jack Schatz in 1959. Ruby told him that he had been "exiles" from Chicago. Though he wanted to go to California, he had "been directed" to come to Dallas.

pdf 326. Interviews with various members of the Sovereign Club.

pdf 327. Johnnie Ross Patrono, AKA Johnnie Ross, operator of the Sportsmans Club.

Robert Carl Patterson, worked for Eva Grant at the Vegas Club.

Dick Redman, manager of Texas Consumer Finance. His company was on the first floor of the building which housed the Carousel.

pdf 327 - 328. Huey Reeves, night manager of Nichols Garage. On Saturday evening 11/21 at about 7:30 PM. One of the strippers at the Carousel borrowed his phone, called Ruby and asked to borrow $5.00.

pdf 328. Mickey Ann Rhodes. Ruby ran into her car in April, 1963. DPD Officer, L.W. Spradlin (phonetic) investigated the complaint and gave Ruby a ticket. Ruby offered Rhodes $50.00 not to show up in court. She refused. In October, she and Ruby showed up in the judges chambers and the matter was settled there. She believed Ruby had no car insurance.

pdf 329. Ruth Shay. Saw Ruby at a Texas Products show at the Mart Building in early October.

Interviews with various members of the Sovereign Club.

Robyn Joy Smith. Met Ruby in 1958. He took her out to dinner two or three times. She was 19.

pdf 330. Interview with Leland Wayne Spradlin, Accident Investigator, DPD. (see pdf 328). After his shift, he would frequently eat at a place called, "Phil's". Ruby was often there.

Interview with Johnny Voudouris, Austin. Went to State Fair in late October. Went to the Carousel and watched Jada perform. Ruby gave him passes to a Club in Austin at the Capri Motel to see performance of "Little Egypt."

pdf 330 - 331. William Whaley. Cab driver who gave Oswald a ride home on 11/22. Knew Ruby by sight and reputation.

pdf 331. Interviews with various members of the Sovereign and Carousel Clubs.

Interviews with various musicians.

pdf 331 - 332. Lod C. Allison. In 1956 and 1957 he kept Ruby's tax records. Ruby had incurred several thousand dollars in cabaret tax liabilities. The IRS had recommended Allison to Ruby.

pdf 332. Bernard Anderson, former employee. Bartender at the Vegas Club in 1956 - 1957 and again in early October, 1963.

Julius Dell. In 1959 - 1960 operated the spotlight at the Carousel.

Edward Nelson Bernet, owner of the Levee Club on Mockingbird. Worked for Ruby in an orchestra known as The "Cellblock 7" at the Sovereign Club in 1953 - 1955.

pdf 333. Robert Dames. In 1960 he was floorman and bouncer at the Vegas Club.

Catherine Patricia Allen Dodson, AKA Pat Dodson. In July, 1963 she called Ruby's number by mistake. Went to work at the Carousel as a cocktail waitress.

Doris Drexler, AKA the "Mae West of Texas". Suing a local politician named Paul Heyland.

Interviews with various former employees.

pdf 334. Andrew Armstrong. Was asked about a girl named Gloria, whom Ruby had been dating. She worked as a hostess. Armstrong said she was undoubtedly the girl seen with Ruby at the B&B Cafe early on the morning of 11/21.

In the search for this "Gloria", Gloria Higgins interviewed. In early October, she had dinner with Ruby at his apartment, at which time, Ruby "became quite pushy."

Gloria Fillman interviewed. Champagne Girl at the Carousel. At a second interview she said she quit on a Wednesday night, possibly 11/20. Ruby took her home. On the way, they stopped at the Vegas Club and picked up Larry. The three then went to the Lucas B&B, arriving there about 3:00 AM.

pdf 335. Joy Herod. Accompanied girlfriend Bobby June Herod, AKA Bobby June Conner to Dallas. Interviewed by Ruby for dancing jobs.

Miss Billye Jo Hyder, hat check girl at the Vegas in 1961.

pdf 336. Patsy Ann Kersten, nee Hammack, former exotic dancer at the Carousel in Sept. 1963 under the stage name Hedda Star or Patsy Star.

pdf 336. Mrs Patricia Kohs, nee Patricia Ann Burch, stage name "Penny Dollar." She had to go the AGVA to collect her salary. Ruby fined $50.00 as a result. She, her mother and her sister were at a party in Oak Cliff where Ruby got drunk, took his clothes off and rolled on the floor naked.

Kenneth Spivey interviewed. Did time for burglary. He knew Candy Barr, Pixie Lynn and Penny Dollar.

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pdf 2141. Interview with Dave Miller. Ruby wrote him from prison. His shine and press shop (drycleaning) was two doors from the Carousel.

Interview with Glen Neal, employed by the Dallas Police.

Elizabeth Nelson was asked if she was at the 11/20/63 party at apartment of Frank Tortoriello. She said no.

Ann Bryant said she was at that party. All of the people were strangers. One looked like Jack Ruby based on his newspaper picture.

Interview with Clarence Newsom of Siegel's Liquor Store.

pdf 2142. Ruby was poor credit. Ruby with a young boy. The boy told Ruby he had a date with a girl. "Ruby beat him badly and tore the shirt from his back."

Interview with Wallace Rash AKA Wally or Willie Rash, Truth Verification, Inc. Former Dallas Police Officer. Ruby asked Eva to call him and ask him to drop Ruby a letter or postcard. Eva tells him, "I tell you, part of him (Jack) died that day (11/22). He just never got over it." Money to run the Carousel: "Ralph Paul must have put a fortune, but he ain't telling."

pdf 2143. page out of sequence. Interview with (FNU) Semos. Partnered with Ralph Paul in operating the Miramar Club. Didn't like the way Paul treated patrons and he bought him out. He said Paul was a "highly volatile type person of the same temperment as Ruby."

Interview with Joe Sherin, Los Angeles. Piano player at University Club. Ruby would point out girls to the police officers and say, "She will play."

Interview with Eugene Smith, Arnold, MO. Former Dallas Police Officer in Radio Patrol. "Ruby was likeable, but he felt he (Ruby) was "queer as a 3-dollar bill."

Detective Roy Standifer, Burglary and Theft. Knew Ruby for 13 years from back in the Silver Spur days. 30 days prior to assassination, Ruby called him about installing a safe at the Carousel.

pdf 2144. John Wilson in September, 1962 was drinking at the Lasso Bar. Frank Ferrarro comes in and makes a phone call. While he's on the phone, Ruby comes in and attacks him. Wilson thought Ruby used brass knuckles. Police arrived and arrested Ferrarro.

pdf 2145. Howell Watson, realtor who handled property owned by Houston H. Nichols and Clarence Nichols. They owned the building where the Carousel was located. Carousel orginally leased to Joe Slatin. As of November, 1962 lease was four months delinquent.

pdf 2146. In a letter dated February 14, 1963 Ruby was $1,650 behind in his rent. Lease renewed in March, 1963. Harold Nichols, who was personally acquainted with Ruby instructed that the lease with Ruby be renewed. Ruby always on time with rent from March on.

Jerry Anthony "Tony" Voland, bouncer and doorman at the Vegas and Carousel. Slept on a rollaway bed in the hall. While normally keeping his gun in his car trunk, about a year ago, Ruby was carrying it on his person, because he heard that someone who had just been released from prison was "lloking for him." Voland did not know who that person was.

pdf 2147. Henry "Red" Calhoun. 1954 he got in a fight with Ruby. Ruby hit him in the mouth and it required 16 stitches.

Willis D. "Dub" Dickerson. He was the one who bit off part or Ruby's finger during a fight in 1951.

William Boone Goode, accounting firm who prepared Ruby's tax returns. His only recollection of Ruby was that the firm had difficulty in collecting their fees.

Mrs. Charles Isaacs, seamstress. Did some work for Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. She was paid by Ruby with a bogus check.

pdf 2148. Interviews with various musicians.

Fred Schreiner, tax accountant. Did work for Ruby in 1961 and said Ruby had been in difficulty with the IRS.

pdf 2149. Robert Weaver, tax accountant. Did some work for Ruby in 1960 or 1961. Ruby's papers were scattered all over the place. Ruby couldn't get the needed reports and bills together.

R.L. Davis, in charge of occupational license and special tax department, City of Dallas. Regular police officers are not permitted to work at any Club during their off hours, or at any other time for the Club management. Clubs which have dance hall licenses use special officers certified by the Special Service Bureau. These special officers are civilians; when so employed, wear the regular police uniform and carry a pistol, and as such, have the powers of arrest. Club owners pay the City and the City pays the officers. Club owners pay a year in advance for the anticipated work and the money is put into an escrow fund called the Special Service Fund. For the Vegas Club, the City paid out:

1955, $411.00; 1956, $742.00; 1957, $756.00; 1958, $7.00.

pdf 2150. Don Campbell, Dallas Morning News saw Ruby and Ralph Paul eating dinner at the Egyptian Lounge at 10:00 PM on 11/21.

Joe Campisi saw them there too.

Seth Kantor says he "saw and tlked with" Ruby at Parkland Hospital on 11/22/63 at about 2:00 PM.

Mr. Jack Johnson, 2114 Fenwick, Dallas. He has seen a 12"X11" photograph of the President as he was turning off Houston on to Elm. In the background he could see Jack Ruby standing on the curb at the corner of Houston and Elm. The photograph was taken by a Mr. Morris and was located at 6408 Snyder Plaza in a building owned by Morris.

"Mr. Morris Weinkrantz, 5508 Forrest advised he has a photograph that he purchased from a Negro, Forrest Ave. in Dallas showing the President's automobile turning from Houston on to Elm and that a man wearing a hat in the picture had been pointed out to him as being Jack Ruby and a woman without glasses standing behind this man was supposedly one of the girls that worked at the Carousel Club."

Barney Baker said he got a call from Jack Ruby on November 11. "You don't know me, but we have mutual friends. We got friends, but I don't want to talk over the phone."

Ruby complained to Baker about his problems with the AGVA.

pdf 2151. Donald Stewart, electronics shop said 2 weeks prior to assassination, Ruby was in his shop with someone who might have been LHO. (Was probably Larry Crafard)

Jack Hardy interviewed 12/26/63 in County Jail in Mobile, AL. Knew Ruby. 1 year ago he attempted to set up a numbers game in Dallas and was advised by an individual that in order to operate in Dallas, it was necessary to have the clearance of Jack Ruby. Had a girlfriend Ruby was supposedly "messing around with" while Hardy was out of town. He and two friends went to Ruby's business and warned Ruby to keep his hands off the girl. Ruby pulled a 357. The girls was working for Ruby at the time. "Hardy also stated that the police officer killed by Oswald was a frequent visitor to Ruby's nightclub." Ruby hustled the strippers and other girls who worked at the Club and kept half the money. The dates were filled at the Holiday Motel in Irving where Ruby had an associate, a Negro who drove a cadillac.

Donald Keyes, KLIF recalled that Irving Alcano was a pratner of Ruby in the Vegas Club. Ruby had pistol whipped Alcano several years ago.

pdf 2152. Robert Norton, owner of the Pago Club. Ruby came into his Club on the 23rd. Ruby was concerned, ut appeared very calm.

Interviews with various acquaintances.

Interview with Buddy Walthers. Advised his primary duties involve vice investigations. In his opinion, Ruby just happened to be at the police department garage at the right time and it was an impulsive act.

Joe Slatin, co-owner of the Sovereign Club said, "He and Ruby were operating the Club illegally at the time."

pdf 2153. Interviews with various acquaintances.

Lunesta Bell, former drummer at Vegas Club. Ruby was proud of his association with Dallas Police Officers. Was well acquainted with them.

Joey Gerard worked for Ruby in January, 1962. "Uniformed Officers were usually around the Carousel Club." He remembered a Lt. John Tony, Detective, DPD was frequently in the Carousel Club, two or three times weekly. "Gerard vaguely remembered seeing Tippitt at the Club, but was not positive about this." Ruby went to police station one time to get Frank Fisher out of jail.

Richard W. Proeber, stage manager for all-girl review production rum by Breck Wall and Joe Peterson. Ruby severely beat Joe Peterson over a contract dispute.

pdf 2154. Richard Proeber. "There was talk among Ruby's help that Ruby was "paying off" the Dallas Police Department for special favors."

Albert Schroll, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club. Worked as a bouncer at the Carousel and Vegas Clubs on and off for about a month in September, 1963.

Dolores Silva, stripper. Used the name Dior Angel. (Wonder if this was the Mexican stripper who allegedly knew Oswald)

Vernon Smith, employed by Red Calhoun. In his fight with Calhoun, Ruby used brass knuckles.

James H. Rhodes, photographer. Had met Ruby prior to 1959. In 1960 he worked for Ruby as a general handyman, booked shows and trained girls for dancing. About a month after the Carousel became a public club in 1960, there was a party for 30 - 40 police officers. Ruby told him the Chief was there and Rhodes assumed he meant Chief Curry. Said Bob Larkin, former host of the Colony Club could identify the names of vice squad and other officers who were hanging around the Carousel Club.

pdf 2154-2155. Interview with Robert Larkin. "Four or five years ago he managed the Vegas Club for ruby during which period Ruby vacationed in Cuba during the summer months"

Talked to Ruby at 5:50 PM on 11/23. Ruby said nothing to indicate he was under an unusual mental stress. He recalls that on one occasion, Lt. James Gilmore, DPD Vice Squad, was particularly friendly with Ruby.

Curry says he did not know Ruby and he had never been in the Carousel Club and had never attended any parties where Ruby picked up the tab. He was sure Ruby never gave a party for the DPD Vice Squad.

Captain Gannaway has never heard of a party being given at Jack Ruby's Carousel Club.

pdf 2155. Billy Preston, Deputy Constable, Dallas. He has served Ruby on several occasions. Ruby wanted a card that would indicate that he was a part-time deputy. Preston talked it over with Robie Love and Love turned Ruby down.

Martin Brauner, teenage friend. Scalped sporting event tickets with Ruby in Chicago. So did Hyman. Hyman's nickname was "Mess." Visited Ruby several times in Dallas.

pdf 2156. Ruby told Brauner that he (Ruby) didn't have to pay anyone off in Dallas, but that he did have to make small payoffs to various unidentified individuals when he first moved to Dallas when it was "wide open." Ruby told him that he did not have any underworld or syndicate connections. Eva recalled that Brauner's nickname was "Mugsy." Brauner said he did not believe that Ruby knew Oswald.

pdf 2156. Interviews with various acquaintances.

pdf 2156 - 2157. Infor about Rex Harding from his brother. Rex was arrested in Dallas in December and said he was placed in the same jail block as Ruby. Rex told his brother that he obtained a confession from Ruby about the Oswals killing. Said Ruby told him invasion of Cuba would take place May 1, 1964. Groups were to meet at Key West and Mexico. Invasion sponsored by U.S. Government. a Dr. Jackson at Parkland said Rex has probable psychosis. Ruby was removed from Dallas jail prior to Rex's confinement.

pdf 2157. SA Alfred Neely interviews Ruby. Ruby read about a man in Houston running guns to Castro. Ruby called this man in an attempt to "make a buck" by acquiring jeeps. Ruby claimed nothing came of this. January 14, 1964. Ass't DA Bill Alexander advised he learned Ruby had contacted one, Davis, an ex-con living in Beaumont. Alexander said Houston FBI handled, resulting in conviction. Houston advised no Davis in Houston or Beaumont. (Thomas Eli Davis lived in Beaumont). Houston office advised Robert Ray McKewon (sp) most logical individual to whom Ruby referred. McKewon (sp) arrested in 1958.

Chesley Jones, ATTU Aggent recovered arms at the McKewon (sp) residence.

Robert Ray McKewon (sp), salesman for Houston Slush Pump Company. Met Castro, borrowed money from Carlos Prio Socarras. About one week after Castro took power in January, 1959 a man identifying himself as "Rubenstein" calling from Dallas and wanted to get three people out of Cuba. Offered $5,000 per person. and that a person from Las Vegas, Nev would put up the money. He never heard back from the caller. Three weeks later, a man showed up at the J&M Drive-In, owned by McKewon (sp). Told McKewon (sp) he could make $25,000. Man said he had an option on jeeps and wanted to sell them to Castro. MMcKewon (sp) said he wanted $5,000 up front. Man left and never returned. Man did not identify himself, but McKewon (sp) "feels strongly" that this man was Ruby.

pdf 2158. FBInvestigation of a connection between Ruby and one "Praskin". Ruby is supposed to have met Praskin in Cuba.

Jose Lanusa, Intelligence Officer for DRE, Miami. An anti-Castro handbill said that Jack Rubistein (sp) was owner of a tourist office in a hotel in Havana. Lanusa believes it.

Juan Salvat, DRE, Miami had received a letter written from Cuba to one, Fauli. Letter said Rubenstein visited frequently a souveneir shop owned by Pratkins (Praskin). Salvat told this to Frank Waterson, Security Agent, Department of State.

Fauli said he got a letter from his sister in January, 1964. His sister said Ruby visited Cuba about a year ago as a friend and client of Praskin.

Evidio Bernarro Perera Acosta, BOP veteran. Has a letter to a Dr. Carlos Sterling, signed "Nico." In the letter, Nico says Ruby in Havana a year ago. Acosta does not know who wrote the letter.

pdf 2158-2159. Much back and forth, a friend of a friend of a friend says that he slept with Oswald and or Ruby in New Orleans. The original source denies he ever said that.

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pdf 301. Entitled Jack Ruby Investigations. No. 5

pdfs 301 - 309 Index of Names

pdf 310. Topical Index. Brutality of Ruby. Index of Names.

pdf 311. Character Against Ruby. Index of Names. Character For Ruby. Index of Names.

pdf 312. Connection Between Ruby and Oswald. Index of Names.

pdf 313. Witnesses who call Ruby homosexual. Index of Names. Ruby in New Orleans. Index of Names. Spur of the Moment Act. Index of Names.

pdf 314. Interview with Tony Zoppi.

pdf 314 - 315. Interview with Norman Weisbrod. "Any rumor which indicates any connection by Jack Ruby with "Chicago Gangsters" in, in his opinion, completely fictional..."

pdfs 315 - 316. Interview with Rabbi Silverman.

pdfs 316 - 318. Interview with Alice Nichols. Met Ruby in 1948. They dated until 1956 or 1957. Ruby bought the Vegas Club from Abe Weinstein. Ruby sometimes expressed concern about how much money he owed the IRS. Ruby's gambling was confined to card games. He did his gambling at the Artists Club on St. Paul Street.

pdf 319. Frank Boerder, architect. Specialized in nightclubs. Did the Vegas and Carousel. Ruby's new Club was going to be called, "Club Bistro."

Interviews with people whose names were found in Ruby's personal affects.

pdf 320. Interviews with Ted Stanford, musician, Marvin Welch, H.H. Anderson, Manager of Adolphus Hotel, Mike Barclay, Attorney, Rosemary Allen, Secretary in Sheriff's Office - met Ruby in October, 1963 at the Sheriff's Office.

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pdf 321. Interview with Dale Basyer, full time at DMN. Wrote article on the Carousel in 1962 with Jack Beers on Amateur Night.

Interviews with various acquaintances.

pdf 322. Merrell Frazer, Jr. Attorney. Formerly with Better Business Bureau. Only a couple of minor complaints against Sovereign and Carousel Clubs.

Interview with Warren Gammon. Sold Ruby party dresses for his waitresses. Saw Ruby and a girl on 11/21 about 5:00 PM at Clockwise Fashions.

pdf 322 - 323. Samuel Stephen George, polygraph operator for Ruby. Ran some polygraphs in Sept. 1961 and Dec. 1962.

pdf 323. Dean Alvin Gunn, pilot for Central Airlines. Knew Ruby at the Continental Apartments.

Ray Watkins, Police Officer, DPD. Assigned north Dallas including Vegas Club

pdf 323 - 324. David Levanthal, IRS Agent. Did some accounting work for Ruby in 1951. Ruby was a law abiding citizen who ran a clean legitimate business.

Interviews with various members of the Sovereign Club.

pdf 324. Edward McBee, bartender. When Ruby opened the Sovereign Club, McBee was the bartender. Quit when Ruby would not pay him on time. Had an apartment at 3939 Travis, Appt.# 2. He and his roommate, Chester Meyers would have parties for nightclub employees that lasted until 6:00 or 7:00 AM. Ruby would frequently show up with some of the girls from his Club. Ruby didn't drink because he couldn't hold his liquor. One night Ruby did a strip and said, "Come on, man or woman. I'll take anyone on."

pdf 325. Loretta A. (Mrs. Duane H.) McKinney, former employee.

Ed McLemore, owner of the Sportatorium. Provided Ruby with Western acts when Ruby ran the Silver Spur.

Gordon McLendon, owner KLIF. Ruby shot Oswald on impulse.

pdf 325 - 326. Mr. Gilesmiller. Met Ruby through a business associate, Jack Schatz in 1959. Ruby told him that he had been "exiles" from Chicago. Though he wanted to go to California, he had "been directed" to come to Dallas.

pdf 326. Interviews with various members of the Sovereign Club.

pdf 327. Johnnie Ross Patrono, AKA Johnnie Ross, operator of the Sportsmans Club.

Robert Carl Patterson, worked for Eva Grant at the Vegas Club.

Dick Redman, manager of Texas Consumer Finance. His company was on the first floor of the building which housed the Carousel.

pdf 327 - 328. Huey Reeves, night manager of Nichols Garage. On Saturday evening 11/21 at about 7:30 PM. One of the strippers at the Carousel borrowed his phone, called Ruby and asked to borrow $5.00.

pdf 328. Mickey Ann Rhodes. Ruby ran into her car in April, 1963. DPD Officer, L.W. Spradlin (phonetic) investigated the complaint and gave Ruby a ticket. Ruby offered Rhodes $50.00 not to show up in court. She refused. In October, she and Ruby showed up in the judges chambers and the matter was settled there. She believed Ruby had no car insurance.

pdf 329. Ruth Shay. Saw Ruby at a Texas Products show at the Mart Building in early October.

Interviews with various members of the Sovereign Club.

Robyn Joy Smith. Met Ruby in 1958. He took her out to dinner two or three times. She was 19.

pdf 330. Interview with Leland Wayne Spradlin, Accident Investigator, DPD. (see pdf 328). After his shift, he would frequently eat at a place called, "Phil's". Ruby was often there.

Interview with Johnny Voudouris, Austin. Went to State Fair in late October. Went to the Carousel and watched Jada perform. Ruby gave him passes to a Club in Austin at the Capri Motel to see performance of "Little Egypt."

pdf 330 - 331. William Whaley. Cab driver who gave Oswald a ride home on 11/22. Knew Ruby by sight and reputation.

pdf 331. Interviews with various members of the Sovereign and Carousel Clubs.

Interviews with various musicians.

pdf 331 - 332. Lod C. Allison. In 1956 and 1957 he kept Ruby's tax records. Ruby had incurred several thousand dollars in cabaret tax liabilities. The IRS had recommended Allison to Ruby.

pdf 332. Bernard Anderson, former employee. Bartender at the Vegas Club in 1956 - 1957 and again in early October, 1963.

Julius Dell. In 1959 - 1960 operated the spotlight at the Carousel.

Edward Nelson Bernet, owner of the Levee Club on Mockingbird. Worked for Ruby in an orchestra known as The "Cellblock 7" at the Sovereign Club in 1953 - 1955.

pdf 333. Robert Dames. In 1960 he was floorman and bouncer at the Vegas Club.

Catherine Patricia Allen Dodson, AKA Pat Dodson. In July, 1963 she called Ruby's number by mistake. Went to work at the Carousel as a cocktail waitress.

Doris Drexler, AKA the "Mae West of Texas". Suing a local politician named Paul Heyland.

Interviews with various former employees.

pdf 334. Andrew Armstrong. Was asked about a girl named Gloria, whom Ruby had been dating. She worked as a hostess. Armstrong said she was undoubtedly the girl seen with Ruby at the B&B Cafe early on the morning of 11/21.

In the search for this "Gloria", Gloria Higgins interviewed. In early October, she had dinner with Ruby at his apartment, at which time, Ruby "became quite pushy."

Gloria Fillman interviewed. Champagne Girl at the Carousel. At a second interview she said she quit on a Wednesday night, possibly 11/20. Ruby took her home. On the way, they stopped at the Vegas Club and picked up Larry. The three then went to the Lucas B&B, arriving there about 3:00 AM.

pdf 335. Joy Herod. Accompanied girlfriend Bobby June Herod, AKA Bobby June Conner to Dallas. Interviewed by Ruby for dancing jobs.

Miss Billye Jo Hyder, hat check girl at the Vegas in 1961.

pdf 336. Patsy Ann Kersten, nee Hammack, former exotic dancer at the Carousel in Sept. 1963 under the stage name Hedda Star or Patsy Star.

pdf 336. Mrs Patricia Kohs, nee Patricia Ann Burch, stage name "Penny Dollar." She had to go the AGVA to collect her salary. Ruby fined $50.00 as a result. She, her mother and her sister were at a party in Oak Cliff where Ruby got drunk, took his clothes off and rolled on the floor naked.

Kenneth Spivey interviewed. Did time for burglary. He knew Candy Barr, Pixie Lynn and Penny Dollar.

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pdf 336 - 337. Miss maria Del Crmen Lind. Secretary/Interpreter in the Guatemalen Counsel. Worked selling memberships in the Sovereign Club. Membership also brought golf privileges at the Buckingham Country Club. Ruby was a "nasty-minded individual." She desribed him as a "little, fat, very unatractive man."

pdf 337. Mrs. L.L. Lookabaugh, stage name, "Gloria Christiann". Singer in the Sovereign Club in 1960.

pdf 338. Marilyn Bowens, AKA Diana Hunter. Closely associated with Ruby since 1960. Got into an argument with Ruby, quit and went on the road. She was in Milwaukee when she heard about Ruby shooting Oswald. Immediately left Milwaukee and returned to Dallas. She knows of no Mexican stripper with a boyfriend who resembled Oswald. Only Mexican stripper she know is Dior Angel, and she is in San Antonio. Knows of no connection between Ruby and the criminal element in Chicago. (I believe that after Ruby went to jail, Diana tried to run the Carousel with Ralph Paul. She would later go on to write a book called, Jack Ruby's Girls

pdf 339. Grace Wilkins. Answered and ad placed by Ruby three weeks before the assassination looking for someone to invest $5,000 in a private nightclub. Deal never went anywhere. Mrs. Ann Woodruff also answered this ad.

Dr. Samuel Scothorn wrote a letter to a Mr. Riegel in Columbus, OH saying that Ruby and Oswald were good friends and that a policewoman, Jerreldeen Little of Mequite, TX knew this to be a fact.

pdf 340. Jerreldeen Little interviewed. Worked in the Dallas jail for five years. Denied telling Scothern that.

Jim Underwood. Was in Car 7 or 8 of the motorcade. Knew Ruby well enough to speak to him.

Joe Bonds, Texas Penitentiary, serving time on a charge of sodomy. Bonds introduced Ruby to the owner of the Silver Spur in 1952. Partnered with Ruby in The Vegas Club. Ruby had a bad temper. Would fight with customers. Encouraged police officers to frequent his Clubs. Gave some of them off-duty paying jobs. Gave them free drinks and dinners and make women available to officers.

Irving Alkana said Ruby intimated to him that he (Ruby) had contacts with various underworld figures, specifically mentioning Mickey Cohen.

Interview with Andrew Armstrong.

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pdf 341. Interview with Andrew Armstrong. Saw Ruby in the afternoon of 11/22. Ruby very emotionally broken up. Talked to Ruby at 9:00 PM 11/23. Ruby much calmer. Carousel was open for business on Monday 11/25 on instructions from Eva Grant. Said Larry Crafard left the premises on Saturday 11/23 and never returned.

Billy Joe Willis, drummer at Carousel. Ruby not interested in current events. Spoke of Castro in a derogatory manner. Talked to Ruby on the phone the afternoon of 11/23. "Thinks he has seen person in the Club resembling photo of Oswald, but is not sure."

Nancy Powell, AKA Tammi True. Last saw Ruby on 11/19. Quit because of commuting problems. Ruby definitely not homosexual. Ruby told Jada to "clean up her act." Ruby threatened to throw Jada down the stairs.

Sherry Angel Weston, wife of Wally Weston. Ruby goes into insane rages. It was rumored that Ruby beat his sister quite severly. Ruby shot Oswald to make a name for himself and get nationwide publicity. Thinks he may have only wanted to wound Oswald.

Joyce Lee Weatherspoon McDonald, AKA Joy Dale. Saw Ruby at 3:00 PM on 11/22. Ruby was crying. Referred to Ruby's close friendship with Detective Bob Carroll and Tony Zoppi, DMN.

Elaine Rogers, friend of Marilyn Moone. Ruby was making obscene phone calls to her.

pdf 341 - 342. Karen Bennett Carlin (spelled Karlin), AKA Little Lynn. Last saw Ruby on Thursday night. Went to work on Saturday and the Club was closed. Arranged to borrow $5.00 from Ruby through the attendant at Nichols garage. She called Ruby at 10:00 to 10:30 on Sunday 11/24 to borrow $25.00 to pay her rent.

pdf 342. Marilyn Miranda Moone, stripper. Thought Ruby was a homosexual and was overly aggresive to people to cover up his inferiority complex. Ruby also made calls to Marilyn that were almost obscene.

Reagan Turman, professional boxer. Ruby fought continually, meaning five or six times a week. The victims of Ruby's assaults were either a person who had been drinking heavily or someone Ruby could easily whip.

Al Bright, Corpus Christie knows a former bookkeeper at Carousel named Mike Ryan or Roy Pike. This person furnished information that Ruby was friendly with James Hoffa and the "syndicate." Says Ruby is the payoff man for the DPD. Whenever police raids are to be made on the Dallas underworld, Ruby would always be contacted first by some unknown person in the DPD. Bright has not seen this informant since March, 1963.

Roy William Pike is the person referred to by Bright. Says he does not believe Ruby has any real or actual contact with James Hoffa or the "syndicate." Says he has no information that Ruby is the "payoff man for the DPD."

Mrs. Paul Calgrove, AKA Najada. At a New Year's Eve party in 1961, Ruby slapped her. She wanted to press charges with a Lt. or Capt. in the Vice Squad who was present. The officer laughed at her and told her she was crazy. Numerous police officers would go into Ruby's office and emerge carrying a bottle of whiskey.

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"Mrs. Paul Salos, Tampa, FL has been at the Carousel and found Ruby to be polite, courteous and considerate and always the gentleman. It should be noted that this person is an entertainer who has never worked for Ruby."

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pdf 341. Interview with Andrew Armstrong. Saw Ruby in the afternoon of 11/22. Ruby very emotionally broken up. Talked to Ruby at 9:00 PM 11/23. Ruby much calmer. Carousel was open for business on Monday 11/25 on instructions from Eva Grant. Said Larry Crafard left the premises on Saturday 11/23 and never returned.

Billy Joe Willis, drummer at Carousel. Ruby not interested in current events. Spoke of Castro in a derogatory manner. Talked to Ruby on the phone the afternoon of 11/23. "Thinks he has seen person in the Club resembling photo of Oswald, but is not sure."

Nancy Powell, AKA Tammi True. Last saw Ruby on 11/19. Quit because of commuting problems. Ruby definitely not homosexual. Ruby told Jada to "clean up her act." Ruby threatened to throw Jada down the stairs.

Sherry Angel Weston, wife of Wally Weston. Ruby goes into insane rages. It was rumored that Ruby beat his sister quite severly. Ruby shot Oswald to make a name for himself and get nationwide publicity. Thinks he may have only wanted to wound Oswald.

Joyce Lee Weatherspoon McDonald, AKA Joy Dale. Saw Ruby at 3:00 PM on 11/22. Ruby was crying. Referred to Ruby's close friendship with Detective Bob Carroll and Tony Zoppi, DMN.

Elaine Rogers, friend of Marilyn Moone. Ruby was making obscene phone calls to her.

pdf 341 - 342. Karen Bennett Carlin (spelled Karlin), AKA Little Lynn. Last saw Ruby on Thursday night. Went to work on Saturday and the Club was closed. Arranged to borrow $5.00 from Ruby through the attendant at Nichols garage. She called Ruby at 10:00 to 10:30 on Sunday 11/24 to borrow $25.00 to pay her rent.

pdf 342. Marilyn Miranda Moone, stripper. Thought Ruby was a homosexual and was overly aggresive to people to cover up his inferiority complex. Ruby also made calls to Marilyn that were almost obscene.

Reagan Turman, professional boxer. Ruby fought continually, meaning five or six times a week. The victims of Ruby's assaults were either a person who had been drinking heavily or someone Ruby could easily whip.

Al Bright, Corpus Christie knows a former bookkeeper at Carousel named Mike Ryan or Roy Pike. This person furnished information that Ruby was friendly with James Hoffa and the "syndicate." Says Ruby is the payoff man for the DPD. Whenever police raids are to be made on the Dallas underworld, Ruby would always be contacted first by some unknown person in the DPD. Bright has not seen this informant since March, 1963.

Roy William Pike is the person referred to by Bright. Says he does not believe Ruby has any real or actual contact with James Hoffa or the "syndicate." Says he has no information that Ruby is the "payoff man for the DPD."

Mrs. Paul Calgrove, AKA Najada. At a New Year's Eve party in 1961, Ruby slapped her. She wanted to press charges with a Lt. or Capt. in the Vice Squad who was present. The officer laughed at her and told her she was crazy. Numerous police officers would go into Ruby's office and emerge carrying a bottle of whiskey.

(Editorial note: I like this next one, so I printed it full)

"Mrs. Paul Salos, Tampa, FL has been at the Carousel and found Ruby to be polite, courteous and considerate and always the gentleman. It should be noted that this person is an entertainer who has never worked for Ruby."

Steve Thomas

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pdf 343. Bobby "Tiny" Simmons, Texas Penitentiary. Worked as a musician in the Silver Spur. Says Ruby was a stool pigeon for the DPD. Police officers were given fre meals and drinks and women were also made available.

Mr. William Simmons, 2530 W. 5th. Irving. Lives in the immediate neighborhood of Michael Payne (sp), but says he's never seen Ruby being in that neighborhood.

Frank Ferraro got in a fight with Ruby in 1962. Ruby hit him with a set of brass knuckles that sent him to the emergency room at Parkland Hospital.

Herbert Charles David Kelly, former kitchenman about 1959. Each Sunday night, Ruby would entertain as many as eight law enforcement officers, furnishing them with expensive dinners and drinks. Ruby has a persecution complex.

Gladys Craddock, part time hostess. Ruby told her Jada was using the Club to prostitute.

pdf 344. Joe Johnson, musician for Ruby till 11/1. Ruby and Oswald never together at that Club.

Jan Humphrey called Ruby about a job. He told her to come to his apartment, where he made "perverted sexual advances to her."

Joe Campisi calls Ruby, "one hell of a hustler.

Benny Bickers, University Club. Ruby wouldn't pay his strippers and when they would ask for their pay, he would get mad and beat them up. Says Ruby furnished information on other Clubs to the DPD.

Barney Weinstein. Ruby hit people for no reason. He has heard that Ruby has loaned his girls to private parties without going through the AGVA.

Abe Weinstein won't talk to Ruby because he doesn't like his ethics.

Cleeve Dugas, New Orleans. Knows of Ruby being in New Orleans on at least two occasions about August, 1962.

pdf 344 - 345 Robert Tesch, Department of Public Safety. List of Ruby's residences.

pdf 345. List of Ruth Paine's neighbors who say that Ruby and Oswald are unknown to them.

Interviews with former landlords.

George Bouhe. Knew Oswald. Lived at 4740 Homer, Appt O. At one time, Ruby lived at 4749 Homer. Bouhe said he never saw Ruby.

Elnora Pitts, cleaning lady. Ruby arranged for ehr to clean his apartment between 2:00 and 2:30 PM on 11/24. Said he expected to be back by then.

Sherwin Braun and J. Bishov saw Ruby in Havana, Cuba over the Labor Day weekend, 1959.

Virginia Carroll, passport office, U.S. Department of State. Passport files contain no record of a Jack Leon Ruby or Rubenstein.

pdf 346. Hugh Ainsworth (sp) saw Ruby at the News Building around noon on 11/22, but Ruby was missed for 20 to 25 minutes. No other employees saw him during that time.

Marguerite Vea Reigler saw Ruby at Phil's Delicatessan around 10:30 PM on 11/22

Ruby called R.M. Simms, DPD Detective between 9:00 and 10:30 PM saying he had sandwiches for Simms.

News announcers and disk jockeys, KLIF talk about their encounter with Ruby between 1:00 and 2:00 AM 11/23

pdf 347. Thomas Brown, employee of Allright Parking Co. saw Ruby between 1:30 and 2:00 PM on 11/23. Ruby called later and said that two men would be at the garage asking for him and to tell the men the Clubwould be closed.

Stanley Kauffman said Ruby went to Cuba prior to the time Castro took over

Malcolm Slaughter says his roomate, Sidney Evans, Jr. saw Ruby in the apartment building at 10:10 AM on 11/24.

pdf 347 - 348. Don Tabon got into a fight with Ruby in February, 1963. Ruby beat him so badly that he required services of a neurosurgeon and an eye surgeon.

pdf 348. Wally Weston. Ruby shot Oswald for national publicity, or he was angry over the murder of a Dallas policeman.

Robert Patterson, Charles Arndt and Donald Stuart discuss whether the man they saw with Ruby at their electronics store was Oswald or not.

Michael and Ruth Paine, Mrs. A.C. Johnson and Earlene Roberts say they do not know Jack Ruby.

Ruby had $2,015 in his pockets when he was arrested.

pdf 349. Richard Swain, Jr. DPD searched Ruby's car and found another $837.50

G.F. Rose searched his apartment and found another $256.80

pdf's 249 - 359. Copies of interviews with the Ruby family.

pdf 359 - 360. Copy of interview with George Senator.

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pdf 341. Interview with Andrew Armstrong. Saw Ruby in the afternoon of 11/22. Ruby very emotionally broken up. Talked to Ruby at 9:00 PM 11/23. Ruby much calmer. Carousel was open for business on Monday 11/25 on instructions from Eva Grant. Said Larry Crafard left the premises on Saturday 11/23 and never returned.

Billy Joe Willis, drummer at Carousel. Ruby not interested in current events. Spoke of Castro in a derogatory manner. Talked to Ruby on the phone the afternoon of 11/23. "Thinks he has seen person in the Club resembling photo of Oswald, but is not sure."

Nancy Powell, AKA Tammi True. Last saw Ruby on 11/19. Quit because of commuting problems. Ruby definitely not homosexual. Ruby told Jada to "clean up her act." Ruby threatened to throw Jada down the stairs.

Sherry Angel Weston, wife of Wally Weston. Ruby goes into insane rages. It was rumored that Ruby beat his sister quite severly. Ruby shot Oswald to make a name for himself and get nationwide publicity. Thinks he may have only wanted to wound Oswald.

Joyce Lee Weatherspoon McDonald, AKA Joy Dale. Saw Ruby at 3:00 PM on 11/22. Ruby was crying. Referred to Ruby's close friendship with Detective Bob Carroll and Tony Zoppi, DMN.

Elaine Rogers, friend of Marilyn Moone. Ruby was making obscene phone calls to her.

pdf 341 - 342. Karen Bennett Carlin (spelled Karlin), AKA Little Lynn. Last saw Ruby on Thursday night. Went to work on Saturday and the Club was closed. Arranged to borrow $5.00 from Ruby through the attendant at Nichols garage. She called Ruby at 10:00 to 10:30 on Sunday 11/24 to borrow $25.00 to pay her rent.

pdf 342. Marilyn Miranda Moone, stripper. Thought Ruby was a homosexual and was overly aggresive to people to cover up his inferiority complex. Ruby also made calls to Marilyn that were almost obscene.

Reagan Turman, professional boxer. Ruby fought continually, meaning five or six times a week. The victims of Ruby's assaults were either a person who had been drinking heavily or someone Ruby could easily whip.

Al Bright, Corpus Christie knows a former bookkeeper at Carousel named Mike Ryan or Roy Pike. This person furnished information that Ruby was friendly with James Hoffa and the "syndicate." Says Ruby is the payoff man for the DPD. Whenever police raids are to be made on the Dallas underworld, Ruby would always be contacted first by some unknown person in the DPD. Bright has not seen this informant since March, 1963.

Roy William Pike is the person referred to by Bright. Says he does not believe Ruby has any real or actual contact with James Hoffa or the "syndicate." Says he has no information that Ruby is the "payoff man for the DPD."

Mrs. Paul Calgrove, AKA Najada. At a New Year's Eve party in 1961, Ruby slapped her. She wanted to press charges with a Lt. or Capt. in the Vice Squad who was present. The officer laughed at her and told her she was crazy. Numerous police officers would go into Ruby's office and emerge carrying a bottle of whiskey.

(Editorial note: I like this next one, so I printed it full)

"Mrs. Paul Salos, Tampa, FL has been at the Carousel and found Ruby to be polite, courteous and considerate and always the gentleman. It should be noted that this person is an entertainer who has never worked for Ruby."

Group 49

pdf 343. Bobby "Tiny" Simmons, Texas Penitentiary. Worked as a musician in the Silver Spur. Says Ruby was a stool pigeon for the DPD. Police officers were given fre meals and drinks and women were also made available.

Mr. William Simmons, 2530 W. 5th. Irving. Lives in the immediate neighborhood of Michael Payne (sp), but says he's never seen Ruby being in that neighborhood.

Frank Ferraro got in a fight with Ruby in 1962. Ruby hit him with a set of brass knuckles that sent him to the emergency room at Parkland Hospital.

Herbert Charles David Kelly, former kitchenman about 1959. Each Sunday night, Ruby would entertain as many as eight law enforcement officers, furnishing them with expensive dinners and drinks. Ruby has a persecution complex.

Gladys Craddock, part time hostess. Ruby told her Jada was using the Club to prostitute.

pdf 344. Joe Johnson, musician for Ruby till 11/1. Ruby and Oswald never together at that Club.

Jan Humphrey called Ruby about a job. He told her to come to his apartment, where he made "perverted sexual advances to her."

Joe Campisi calls Ruby, "one hell of a hustler.

Benny Bickers, University Club. Ruby wouldn't pay his strippers and when they would ask for their pay, he would get mad and beat them up. Says Ruby furnished information on other Clubs to the DPD.

Barney Weinstein. Ruby hit people for no reason. He has heard that Ruby has loaned his girls to private parties without going through the AGVA.

Abe Weinstein won't talk to Ruby because he doesn't like his ethics.

Cleeve Dugas, New Orleans. Knows of Ruby being in New Orleans on at least two occasions about August, 1962.

pdf 344 - 345 Robert Tesch, Department of Public Safety. List of Ruby's residences.

pdf 345. List of Ruth Paine's neighbors who say that Ruby and Oswald are unknown to them.

Interviews with former landlords.

George Bouhe. Knew Oswald. Lived at 4740 Homer, Appt O. At one time, Ruby lived at 4749 Homer. Bouhe said he never saw Ruby.

Elnora Pitts, cleaning lady. Ruby arranged for ehr to clean his apartment between 2:00 and 2:30 PM on 11/24. Said he expected to be back by then.

Sherwin Braun and J. Bishov saw Ruby in Havana, Cuba over the Labor Day weekend, 1959.

Virginia Carroll, passport office, U.S. Department of State. Passport files contain no record of a Jack Leon Ruby or Rubenstein.

pdf 346. Hugh Ainsworth (sp) saw Ruby at the News Building around noon on 11/22, but Ruby was missed for 20 to 25 minutes. No other employees saw him during that time.

Marguerite Vea Reigler saw Ruby at Phil's Delicatessan around 10:30 PM on 11/22

Ruby called R.M. Simms, DPD Detective between 9:00 and 10:30 PM saying he had sandwiches for Simms.

News announcers and disk jockeys, KLIF talk about their encounter with Ruby between 1:00 and 2:00 AM 11/23

pdf 347. Thomas Brown, employee of Allright Parking Co. saw Ruby between 1:30 and 2:00 PM on 11/23. Ruby called later and said that two men would be at the garage asking for him and to tell the men the Clubwould be closed.

Stanley Kauffman said Ruby went to Cuba prior to the time Castro took over

Malcolm Slaughter says his roomate, Sidney Evans, Jr. saw Ruby in the apartment building at 10:10 AM on 11/24.

pdf 347 - 348. Don Tabon got into a fight with Ruby in February, 1963. Ruby beat him so badly that he required services of a neurosurgeon and an eye surgeon.

pdf 348. Wally Weston. Ruby shot Oswald for national publicity, or he was angry over the murder of a Dallas policeman.

Robert Patterson, Charles Arndt and Donald Stuart discuss whether the man they saw with Ruby at their electronics store was Oswald or not.

Michael and Ruth Paine, Mrs. A.C. Johnson and Earlene Roberts say they do not know Jack Ruby.

Ruby had $2,015 in his pockets when he was arrested.

pdf 349. Richard Swain, Jr. DPD searched Ruby's car and found another $837.50

G.F. Rose searched his apartment and found another $256.80

pdf's 249 - 359. Copies of interviews with the Ruby family.

pdf 359 - 360. Copy of interview with George Senator.

Steve Thomas

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Group 50 pdf 361 - Group 53 pdf 3135 copies of interviews already explored in previous pdfs. The numbering system changed from pdf 399 to pdf 3100 at the end of Group 51.

Group 53

pdf 3136. Chronological summary of Whereabouts, Movements and Activities of Ruby beginning in January, 1963.

pdf 3137 Beginning of a summary of the State's arguments vis a vis the psychological aspects of the trial.

Group 53 pdf 3138 - Group 54 pdf 3146 Melvin Belli's arguments for a new trial.

Group 54

pdf 3147. Index to Volume Nine. Names of Prospective Jurors. Defendents Exhibits - Newspaper articles identified for use in Defendent's Motion for a change of venue (on page 2248)

Group 54 pdf 3148 - Group 58 Transcript of interviews of prospective jurors.

Group 59 Numbering system changes again back to pdf 301

pdf 301. No E 4010 - J In the Criminal Court No 3 of Dallas County, Texas. January Term, A.D. 1964. Statement of Facts. Examination of Prospective Jurors. Volume Seven February 26 Pages 1541 - 1800. Index of Prospective Jurors. Beginning of transcripts of prospective juror interviews.

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