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Doyle Wooten - Superior Court Jury Convicts Two Men on Robbery...
Superior Court Jury Convicts Two Men on Robbery Chorges New Trial Sought by Attorneys A Superior Court jury last night convicted two Lament men for the strongarm robbery of two |ser\'icemen. The convicted men, Doyle W. Wooten, 35, and Ewell G. Mon- 30, face possible sentences from five years to lUe for the Tehachopi Fire Checked; 9,000 Acres; Blackened Progress of the 9,000-acre Tchachapi Mountain forest fire has l>een checked, but tlic huge blaze is still termed a "dangerous fire," which may go out of control again. Kern County Fire Chief Hmo Freear reported from the fire lines this morning the last portion of the oi)en fire lino in the southwest section of the fire has been checked. Crews are now starting to I)ackfire from the southwest jS20 holdup of Airman Theodore Hamilton and Na \-jTnan Wilber . Smith. Deputy DisL Atty. Jack Boggust successfully prosecuted the case. Frisked The victims told the jur>' they were "frisked" at gun-point by two men who met them outside the Clover Club Cafe and offered them a ride east, the night of June 8. The robberj' was said to have taken place near a packing shed just off Edison Highway. The two-<lay trial, conducted before Superior Judge William L. Bradshaw, ended at 6 p.m. when Jury Foreman Ben Frankle, 1506 West Dr., announced the verdict of guilty on charges of first-de-j gree robben,-. Because of tlie first-degree finding, the two Lament men are pre- j eluded from making applicatiofls .for probation. Their attorneys, jjcre Sullivan and John Jelletich, immediately requested a new trial. To Rule Friday Judge Bradshaw, planning to start his annual vacation this week end, will rule on the motion Continned on Page 21 HASTY THIEF DUMPS ILL GOTTEN GAIN A thief who apparently decided he had no use for two dozen children's shirts left the stolen goods in an aiiandoned building two blocks away from the place they were taken, officers report. Esther Minner, operator of a children's clothing shop at 626 Jack-son St., said the merchandise was removed from her car parked at the rear of the store early yesterday morning. Police detecUves had recovered the stolen gooife by 5 p.m. yesterday. the section to the old bum on nortli side of Oak Creek towards the fire camp. Officials said it will probably be days before fire crews can be taken off the fire. Rugged terrain, down trees and slash have! made tlie fire still potentially' dangerous and patrols will Ix; needed to obser\-e the fire as it is allowed to bum out by itself in [many spots. Rongh Terrain In som5 canyons, said officials, it is impossible to successfully in, combat the flames. Although the fonvard spreading of the fire Delta Club Plans'Feed' Delta Qub members will rally for a patio picnic Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Kera County Crippled Children's Society Building, 610 •ith St. The affair is a "repeat" event for the physically handicapped been checked, it is not considered under control. Backfiring operations la.st night burned another 1,000 acres of timber and brush, but damage caused by the wild fire itself remains at 8,000 acres. aLj.vw^v...,. Meanwhile the first injuo' in five dajs of fire figliting has l)een reported. Capt. Joe Logan of the Fellows station of the c-ounty fire department was taken to Tehachapi Hospital with possible back injuries after the supply truck he was driving hit a bank and overturned on Oak Creek Road eight miles from Tehachapi. FaUgue Cited Details of the accident are. not

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  1. The Bakersfield Californian,
  2. 12 Aug 1953, Wed,
  3. Page 23

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