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GROUP PROTESTS NEW ORDINANCE
A group of 25 Fort Worth scrap dealers protests
in vain the ordinance passed by the city
last week requiring identification and
fingerprinting of all persons selling second-
hand merchandise. Attorney Arthur Lee 1 Moore,
speaking for the group, says more than
12-million dollars worth of scrap and used
goods are handled each year in Fort Worth, that
requiring scrap dealers to keep names, drivers
license numbers and fingerprints will work an
unfair hardship on an honorable business.
AN OTHER SPEAKER
Dealer Leon Gachman says the city shouldn't
penalize the honest majority to get the
(WFC)...But Councilman Owen says the city has to
cut down on the traffic in stolen merchandise
peddled to dealers.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Group protests new ordinance], item, June 5, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc802395/m1/1/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.