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Benton Youth Acquitted by Jury Other games cancelled rain. Benton. April 13 — <<W— A Saline County Circuit court jury which de- libfrattsi only six minutes. Ulc yvstei day ac<iuitleti Krncsl Buiit. 119, of charges <,\S first degre-e mu,-- der in coimcctioii with the fire deaths of his parents. Bunt, a lumber yard wojrker, artd blankly for a few sccMiids. burvt into tests and bu£titxi «nd kis*«<l Ws «ttarn«,v. Jack Hole EttrUw ye4te»iiay he had denied the witness stand jhe state's acvu»ititou that after a quarrel with his father he substituted an explojsive fuel oil tor kerosene, which was used for kindliug stove fire at the Hunt home. The state »s«f»lod that the alleged suhstiiu- tion resulted in esplo*io« and (tie Which desti^>i'ed the ewe and tat^ll>' buvne<i Mr, «ud Mrs, Bunt last Jan u. 4oe W- McCw Fights Last Night j By The Associated Press j Chicago — Ike Williams, 145 1-2, j Trenton, N. J., outpointed Kitzic ' Pruden, 145 1-2, St. Catherine's, \ Tnt.. 10 moil-title. ; Miami Ueac)i, Fla.— Danny Nor- liico, J7t 1-8. T»mpa. stopped Nick Barono, 178 14 .Syraceus. 10. believe Bunt "intended to kill his parents when he burned the house down." Ho said he wasn't asking a litath penalty, possible on conviction conviction of first degree murder, but believed believed that Bunt should be punished Holt, on the other hand, declared: declared: "I don't want any compromise compromise verdict in this case. Let's either send him to the electric chair or turn him loose. If he's guilty of what h* has been accused accused of, the electric chair is too him." swarmed to con- gvauilate Bunt when the verdict was announced and pore town ISO persons shook his h*nd before be could leave the courtroom. 6.