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BY GHJUN fnOB^ jMte fireman work to fre* * mu aod woman tfaaad la tub car crushed undar an ofwttshwd grtla Intflk la Minneapolis, Minn* ftaiurday. ffc woman, Mrs, Carl D, Amann, 24, of Gtodta Qtoy, Midi* dl*d !>•- H«f hidband WM W f w« sh« cmdd b« pittlissd In poor condition. Th» grain trade Itusned wh*n it collided wilh &• eat at Hon. Teen-Aged Drifter Charged n Slaying of Career Girls NEW YORK (AP)-A pokerfaced, teen-aged drifter was charged Saturday with the baffling slayings of Manhattan career girls Janice Wylie and Emily Hoffert. Police arrested him after he allegedly had struck twice again, but was chased from the last, living victim. George Whltmore Jr., 19, a Negro who dropped out of school after the eighth grade, admitted all the charges in an oral statement, detectives said In court, however, his court* appointed lawyer asserted: ^Thoe statement! and con- lessions ware made under duress and 'Stress and he now recants all toe confessions he made." 'Whitmore, displaying no emotion, was ordered held without bafl for arraignment in the double murder. Miss Wylie, 21, daughter of writer and television producer Max Wylie and niece of author Philip Wylie, and Mas Hoffert, 23, daughter of Dr. Henry Hoffert of Minneapolis, were found stabbed and beaten to death last Aug. 28 Jn their apartment Each bad been slashed repeatedly, even after death, and their bodies lay facing each other, tied together, Miss Wylie nude and Miss Hoffert fully clothed There bad been no apparent sexual attack and nothing was known to be missing AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY Presbyterians Vote To End Segregation MONTREAT, N. C. (AP) The Southern Presbyterian Church's General Assembly took a major step in the field of race relations Saturday when it voted to help its church units eliminate segregation. The assembly adopted by a 231-150 vote a motion by Dr. A. J. Kissling of Jacksonville, Fla., proposing that the church's Board of Christian Education provide information and counsel to ministers and congregations on how to contribute to the elimination of segregation and racial discrimination, not only in the church but In the nation. Dr. Kissling, in offering the motion, said his fellow commis- sioners (delegates) would leave the assembly with "a heavy heart" if cries for action in the field of civil rights went unheeded. The motion, noting the necessity for action "in this tune of national and world emergency," also authorized mobilization of the resources of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. (Southern) to "give more practical assistance to our ministers who are in distress because of their witness against racial injustices in the church and society." Dr. Kissling's motion was adopted as a substitute for a proposal to form an emergency committee on religion and race. Dr. William McCorkle of Bristol, Tenn., outgoing moderator, appealed for a spirit of unity and said the church should take the lead in saying "let's be more Christian together." The assembly also adopted a pastoral letter to church units on race relations and urged local congregations to read U "souJ-searcbingly and for a vet- diet." The commissioners decided against sanding a representative to the Church Assembly for Civil Rights beginning in Washington, D. C., Tuesday, The com' mission on religion and race oi the National Council of Church es will sponsor the assembly. IN THE SERVICE Warren J. Guidry, son of Mr. and Mrs, Lester Guidry of Route 1, Bell City, recently graduated from a radio relay and carrier operations course at Ft. Gordon, Ga, He is now sta« tioned at Ft. Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska, Anthony J. LaRocca. son of Mr, and Mrs, Carlo 2909 E. Bwy, Dieted basic t He has been Riley, Kan, David J, private, so» if Mr. DavidJ. Sdswfr. has completed eight weeks advanced fpjmiry training light veajoja under the Be* serve EiSfeWt Program «t Ft Polk, Patrick B, Broussard, first IHateeHi *n of M MiJtonJ SPDUSsard terprise Bhd, l c«nUy graduated &W ftt Force's Saaadron Officer School at MwwJJ A* F*f f » Base, Ala. His wife is Uw fw- raer Martha A. Arceneau* of te Chariot Aim«0 Erst dasj, sm of Mr. and Mn, A. BjWgeol ft&jddjf, to Bxere» Dei*war, »jpiat Iranian u, ^BP flWw* -^PPHPft ^Ir^"™* of Aiil0 I. * Jj^^Bj Mw *^ ^^P^pHpl, •MHWIfll 'Hi ffffifc from the shambles of the £280* a-month apartment on the Bast Side. An almost total lack ol dues reduced the investigation to routine police work and waitini for the JdDer to strike again. The break .came at li4S IUUL -bursday on M lonehr Brooklyn street Patrolman Frank Isola surprised a mugger Who tad dragged 21-year-oM Elba Borrera into .a ceQar alley near tar tame and was attempting to rape tar. Isola fired four allots at the fleeing man, who escaped. But Isola tad gotten a good look at the suspect The next day, the patrolman rode with two detectives, looking for the man/Ttay spotted Whitmore on a street and picked Mm up. The mngging attack was jim- flarin method*) Ihe Minnie Edmonds, 46, , „ in Brooklyn April 14. She of four stab wounds, in the face and chest • . Detectives said that Whitmore admitted under questioning that he tad slain Mrs. Edmonds and attacked Miss Borcera, Then, since the Edmonds case involved a knife attack, the detectives began questioning him about ihe unsolved WyUe-Hof- fert case. At 3:30 aju. Saturday, Deputy Police Commissioner Walter Arm announced that Whitmore tad admitted the double • slay, ing. Arm said that Whitmore told of going by subway from Brooklyn to Times Square and then wandering aimlessly uptown. He wound up on East 88th Street, between Fifth and Madison avenues, where the three girls shared a four-room, third- floor apartment. Piffles said wttitmore's state* ment gave these details: He entered the building through a rear entrance, found the door to apartment 30 ajar, entejed «nd went to the kitchen. Mia Wylie, wrapped in a towel, came out of the bathroom, conscious with « fn&drink bot- Miss Hoffert, who was in U» process of roofing to a new apartawot p/eparglwy to begin- E-, a teaching career, cant fc»^*tt£y»ii still w U* »» tea us knacky unconscious. Whitmore tied the girls together. After Miss " he ta witfa three to and knjv«. The frfoot-fl. Impound mm irasbed up itne ^ajgdlflt me game way If Riders Club Horse Show Set at Arena FME WITM OOttNN FMi fUlfi) BOOKLET AND $8 PIHIOMMI. THIS WEEK, START YWR8ETIWW. TUESDAY FOOD CLUB BISCUITS SWHT Ot Mimuiiuc FOOD CLUB PINEAPPLE Juice 46-Oz. CAN > ^ Fig Bars ..... Blue Bonnet Oleo . • ". Peanut Butter ... PUTCH MAW I. f»». &. 25c BAMA GRAPE Jelly $ Jars or Peach Preserves, Red Plum Jam—18-o*. 47e 1 K. W. MANS LB. 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