SWEDEN: Kreuger's Friend, Father, Brother

Svelte Mrs. Ingeborg Eberth, who says she was Ivar Kreuger's nearest & dearest friend, startled Stockholm last week with a bland announcement that some three weeks after his suicide (TIME, March 21) she received a letter in Ivar Kreuger's handwriting.

"The letter was neither stamped nor postmarked," said Mrs. Eberth, "but I believe it came from Russia. It contained only a few lines of greeting. I believe Ivar is alive!"

Originally Mrs. Eberth, believing her friend to be dead, said she would write "the life story of the man about whom I know more...

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