The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 3, 1968 · Page 6
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 6

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 3, 1968
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Palm Beach Post-Times A6 Sunday, Nov. 3, 1968 Novarro Trusted Slayer HOLLYWOOD (UPI)-Ra-mon Novarro trusted his killer, detectives said Saturday. Someone the aging screen idol knew and opened his door to late Wednesday administered savage blows with a strming instrument" and left tne b9-year-old actor to strangle to death on his own blood. Police assigned extra detec tives to work overtime on the case over the weekend, tracking down acquaintances of the Simmons new extra-firm mattress has features of higher priced deluxe models but costs only Mexican-born film star. "We have no particular suspect at this time," Sgt. Nor man Allen said, "But we are running down numerous leads we have developed. A couple oi neighbors have reported things they observed, and we nave questioned 30 to 35 - Allen said criminologists were analyzing bloodstains on underwear, a denim shirt and mm denim trousers, which apparently belonged to the killer and were found hanging on a fence 40 yards from Novarro's bpanish-style Hollywood Hills home. He said police believe No- vaTo was killed with a single weapon "a striking instrument" they recovered in his bedroom, but declined to iden tify. An autoosv reDort bv Dr. .1. Wallace Graham revealed Fri no down payment, only $5 a month Compare at 69.95. Twin or double, mattress or matching box springs. Queen size set, comp. at 219.95 149.95 King size set, compare at 299.95 199.95 SLUMBER SHOP, THIRD FLOOR DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH i t day that Novarro died of "suf focation due to massive bleeding due to fracture of the nose and laceration of the lips and ' : : moutn. Coroner Thomas T. Noguchi said Novarro lay nude and dying on the klngsize bed for some time, apparently suffocating slowly after being KnocKea out. A lifelong bachelor, Novarro lived alone in the $150,000 house. Detectives said there was no sign of theft or of forcible entry, and the door was still locked when the actor's male secretary arrived Thurs day and found his body. Disarranged and bloodsoat- luxurious bedspreads from one of the country's top fashion designers tered furniture in three rooms indicated Novarro put up a wild struggle after apparently admitting his killer to the house. it j' St iy orms sir- Batt er This is a once-a-year opportunity to save up to 50 on these high fashion bedspreads. Choose from florals, quilts and brilliant solids. Twin, full and king size. REG. $40 to $60 ......... 19.99-29.99 Ri viera SAVONA, Italy (AP) - Sea storms and torrential rains lashed the Riviera and much Of northwest Italv Satnrriav BEDSPREADS, THIRD FLOOR DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH f .u , . " . ' iui me second aay in a row, causing at least nnB Hoot triggering damaging floods' aim imerrupung roads railway lines. A 56-year-old man tilnri whan a high wave washed him out to sea irom tne Deach at nearby v auu t.igure. Two ships waiting to scrapped broke lrmse fi be from iron chain moorlnps anri slammed against the rocks in ineport otsavona. One sank. A lighthouse was . ... i KnocKeaaown, Landslides in the mountains north of here destroyed several houses and cut roads and railway lines, Isolating a score of villages. Floods were rennrtnri In o Turin uuen areas between and Milan. us 7 Killed In Crash GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) Seven persons were killed Including four Boy Scouts, the father of one of them and a mother and baby in the head-on crash of an automobile and a station wagon three and one-half miles west of Grand Ledge on M43 Saturday. Two Boy Scouts who survived were hosDltalbed 83 v V s hi The scouts were en route via station wagon from suburban Lansing to Hastings for a canoe trip, on the Thornapple River. The woman and baby were in the automobile. Eaton County sheriff's deputies refused to identify any victims pending notification of next of kin. Deputies said they were unable to determine immediately how the collision occurred. yoti can have 3-pc. rattan sectional or settee plus lounge chair covered in any grade fabric Firm Acquires Flying Service Regularly 259.90. Choose from a wide selection of printed fabrics. Allow 6 weeks for delivery. Matching coffee table, $28. End table, $24 no down paymont, only J U a month CASUAL FURNITURE. THIRD FLOOR , DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (UPD - The Kaman Corporation has announced the acquisition of the assets of Laurie Yonge Flying Service and Yonge Aviation, both owned by East Coast Flying Service, Inc., at Imeson Airport in Jacksonville. With the acquisition, Kaman established Airkaman of Jacksonville, Inc., which started aviation service at Jacksonville on Oct. 27, a spokesman said Friday. Airkaman also operates from bases In Windsor Locks and Omaha, Neb. SAVE NOW AT

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