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Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York • Page 40

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A' 1 In Vicinity News 1 ttiif at Women's 4B-6B Weather 8B Theaters 7B ROCHESTER, N. SATURDAY, NOV. 28, 1964 i to SOME HIGH HOPES AND SORE FEET 4 SOME HIGH HOPES AND SORE FEET Un Wil MJ at! V- Vjv vS' 'af 1 att CV I i VVi Merchant Hits Le Roy School Rug Contract Rial Pleads 'Not Guilty In 2 Chapel I Slayings LE ROY A local business- day from the hospital after man of Hornell entered no ob- man has questioned the f0 w. iggSb beine there almost four sections to the defense mo- method used by the Le Rov months for court ordered tions. psychiatric examination. BATH Fred Rial 54, of Rathbone RD 1, yesterday in Steuben County Court here entered a plea of innocent to an indictment charging first degree murder in the slayings of his rural neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. -Wendell Chapelle, last Jan. 30. Central School Board of Education in awarding a contract for he installation of carpeting in Memorial Auditorium. Appears on Crutches Rial came into court on crutches, but without a cast on his left leg as in prior appearances. He was seriously The court granted a motion of Rial's counsel, Joseph Nasser of Corning, for time to Rial was arrested for th second time on July 28, after the recalled grand jury returned the single indictment charging him with first degree murder in both deaths. The next day, the court granted a defense motion that he be sent to Rochester State Hospital for 60 days for psychiatric examination. A second 60-day examination period was granted by the court, on motion of the people, on Sept. 25. This was al- Victor L. Blood, owner of injured in a tractor accident on his farm on Feb. 5 and was Vic Blood's Furniture Ap The case was put on the pliance Store, claims the Arnot-Oeden Hospital in in calendar for the February trial term in Corning. Addi Elmira for treatment until study the psychiatric report and to set a date for possible examination on the report. Judge Alton J. Wightman then set Dec. 21 for the proceeding, during which both the defense and prosecution may accept the report or chal Board violated the General Municipal Law by not advertising for bids for the installa May 7, leaving on crutches and his left leg in a cast. tional pleas may be made by the defense in a hearing the court set for Dec. 21. Rial was arrested twice in the case. He was first arres mnst rnmnlpfpH last SatnrHav. tion that was awarded to the G. D. George Co. of Rochester ted at his home on June 2b 'j wnen ruai was reieaseu aiiu and charged with first degree for its quottion of $3,408. Writes in Protest murder only in the shotgun The innocent plea was entered after the court announced that officials at Rochester State Hospital have found Rial sane and capable of understanding the charge and aid in preparing a de lenge it and both sides may present witnesses. Nasser also was granted his motion reserving the right to make additional motions and additional pleas, after entering the innocent plea for his slaying of Wendell Chapelle, returned to the county jail. Bodies Found in Hay The frozen bodies of the Chapelles were found hidden In a letter mailed to all members of the Board of Ed ucation, Blood said: fense. 59, county sealer of weights and measures for 16 years. However, he was freed from the county jail on July 8 when Supreme Court Justice Domenick L. Gabrielli of client. Rial himself also an Will Study Report He was returned last Satur swered, "Not guilty." Dist. Atty. Lurton G. White "It has come to my atten-tino that on July 24, 1964, the G. D. George Co. of Rochester furnished the Le Roy Central School with quota State Phone Tolls To Be Cut Feb. 1 under hay bales and straw in the large barn on their 425-acre farm last Feb. 20 and 21, Mrs. Chapelle's first, a few days after they had been reported missing since Jan. 30. He had been shot in the back and she had been bludgeoned, to death. The couple lived alone in the remote rural area near Goodhue Lake, about nine miles north of Addison. Medical examiners estimated, after the bodies were found, that the couple had been dead at least two weeks. Bath, after a hearing, sustained a writ of habeas corpus contending Rial was allegally arrested and detained. The writ was obtained on the petition of Mrs. Rial. Arrested Second Time The June grand jury was recalled shortly after the first such action in the county in 11 years especially to consider the Chapelle homi tions in the amount of $3,408 for 240 square yards of carpet and Ozite underlay with labor for laying of same in the school's auditorium in Trigon Park. I have been in NEW YORK () Reduced long distance telephone formed that pursuant to that rates will' be put into effect next Feb. 1, the New York quotation the carpet and un cides. Telephone Co. announced yesterday. derlay have been purchased The reductions, estimated and installed. on out-of-state calls at certain mm 'mis "The purpose of this letter is to put you on notice that the purchase and installation to save New York customers $17 million a year, were ordered by federal and state regulatory agencies Wednesday. The telephone company announcement said its earnings hours should apply to calls within the state also. The commission's orders change the hour at which minimum night toll rates go of that carpeting is in direct violation of Subdivision 1, Counsel Assigned to 2 In Bath Arraignments BATH Two migrant laborers requested and were assigned counsel yesterday In Steuben County Court here in their arraignment on first degree manslaughter indictments stemming from separate homicides. Section 103 of the General into effect, moving it from 9 are among the lowest of com Municipal Law, which pro panies in the Bell System, p.m. to 8 p.m., and makes those rates applicable all day on Sunday and some national both for calls outside of New vides in substance that all purchase contracts involving an expenditure of more than York State and calls within the state. holidays. They were among defend- $1,000 shall be awarded by The orders also revise the rates on calls made over ex suspended one-year jail term to the countv iail and was The statement referred to the State Public Service Commission, which on Wednesday decreed that a Federal Communications Commission rul ants appearing to answer indictments returned last week by the reconvened Septa nbr grand jury. tended distances and on Saturdays reduce toll rates to the levels now charged between p.m. and 9 p.m. daily. Julian Costello of Corning ing ordering rate reductions was assigned to represent Aus tin Asberry 28, of Monte fined $100 after he admitted unlawful possession of a firearm on Oct. 4, in satisfaction of an indictment alsb charging unlawful possession of a loaded firearm outside of his place of residence, et.daretlijand they al lv idtat The arraignment of Junior zuma, charged with first degree manslaughter in the I shotgun slaying of Clarence McAfee, 28, at the Lee Schui- New Director Named By Homemaker Service theis migrant labor camp iiear Wayland on Oct. 4. Jackson, 31, of Avoca RD, was Hordes Invade Downtown Police Just Smile Frank King of Corning was the Board of Education of any school district to the lowest bidder furnishing the required security after advertisement for sealed bids in a manner provided by that section of the law. You are further placed on notice that that any payment made by the Board of Education on that contract will be in direct violation of the laws of the State of New Had Two Quotations The Blood furniture store is one of three stores in the village handling floor covering materials and supplies. There are several others in Genesee County. Minutes of the Board of Education meetings indicate quotations were considered from two firms. The other was received from Drapery Fashions Company, also of Rochester. GENESEO Mrs. Lula Christopher has resigned as appointed to represent Valiant Ford, 51, of Texarkana, Aik executive director of the Livingston County Homemaker Service and the board of directors has appointed Mrs. Elsie Turner as her successor, effective Dec. 7. Mrs. Turner, has He is accused in the knife-slaying of Jimmie Lee Small, 23, on Sept. 26 at the Frank Raches labor camp in the Town of Wheeler. been an active homemaker Both Back in Jail Both defendants were returned to the county jail after their further arraignments tress caused by emergency domestic situations. Home-makers work from 4 to 8 hours a day, depending on the family needs, and in some circumstances the homemaker might be required to work Sundays. The service is a branch of the Livingston County Health Association. The service has been in operation for two years and in the past nine months has served 17 families with a total of more than 4,327 hours. Eight homemakers are employed to care for the needs of the families overburdened by prolonged illness or dis- the day after Thanksgiving as a day of mourning, were not their old "Black Friday" selves yesterday they were smiling! And, the store owners were smiling. And, the children wcrs smiling. And, the manufacturers of corn plasters were smiling. The policemen were light-hearted because everything worked out so well. Said Chief William M. Lombard: "Improvements instituted this year definitely proved themselves. We will be able to refine them for next year, based upon yesterday's experiment." By GEORGE MURPHY If you accept the male theory that a crowd is two women, then it follows that yesterday's shoppers were the numerical equivalent of the hordes of Genghis Khan that once swept across northern Asia. But, harassed policemen who have come to look upon adjourned to Dec. 21, on an indictment charging third degree burglary and petit larceny after the court granted his request for time to secure counsel. lie was returned to the county jail. Jackson's indictment stems from a break-in of the Avoca Central School on Nov. 12 that netted merchandise valued at $13.24. Denies Drink Charge William E. Richardson, 54, of Bath, denied an indictment charging driving while intoxi-cated and reckless driving in the Town of Bath last Sept. 11. The case was added to the February trial term in Corning and he was returned to the county jail. Timothy Snell, 17, of Ham-mondsport, denied an indictment charging third degree burglary and petit larceny, stemming from a break-in of the Hammondsport American Installation of the carpet was completed Nov. 16. It included carpeting of the four aisles of the auditorium ana orchestra pit area. Board min utes indicate the contract was Joseph W. Maffoon Des; Phelps Town Supervisor were adjourned to Dec. 21. Robert E. Crane, 14, of Elkland, was returned to the jail after his arraignment on a four-count indictment was adjourned to Dec. 21, when the court was told his counsel was unable to be in court. Crane's indictment charges first degree robbery, first degree assault, second assault and first degree grand larceny. The charges stem from Crane's alleged assault of William Gessner, 82, at his restaurant in the Town of awarded Oct. 6 on a motion by board member Raymond J. Branton and seconded Dy Theodore F. Halsey after sam Ail LZ3 ples and quotations from the two Rochester firms had been examined. The board indicated the purchase had been made from a special fund. Blood said he has been advisedvby Legion home on Oct. 24 that Tuscarora on Sept. 30 netted 26 bottles of beer Gessner is still hospitalized, vaIued at $4 50 Lisi. Auy. L.unon j. wnne-i i His case was added to the man aaiu. legal counsel the law provides bids must be advertised for all purchases over $1,000. rppnrdless of the source of February trial term and he Crane is accused of taking $30 The arraignment of former funds. Besides his widow he is survived by three sons, Joseph William and Charles, all of Phelps; two daughters, Mrs. Gary (Teresa) Adams of Camillus and Mrs. Peter (Mary) Burns of Newark; 20 grandchildren; one brother, Edward of Phelps; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Gleason of Phelps and Mrs. Fred Otte of Macedon, and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at his home on Griffith Road today and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Holy Name Society will meet Sunday at 8 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 8:15 a.m. Sunday with a Mass following at 9 a.m. in St. Francis' Church with Rev. Edward B. Simpson officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis' Cemetery. PHELPS Joseph W. Mat-toon, 65, died Friday morning 27, 1964) in Clifton Springs Hospital after a short illness. At the time of his death, Mr. Mattoon was serving his second term as supervisor in the Town of Phelps. For 21 years previously, he was a highway, superintendent of the town. He was a member of St. Francis of Assissi Church of Phelps, the Holy Name Society, the Wide Awake Grange, the Ontario County Republican Committee, and was an honorary member of the Highway Superintendents Association. He and his wife, Lucy, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary May 7 of this year. Blood said his firm installs a considerable amount of car ing him about the head after threatening him at knifepoint. Asks High Bail Whiteman asked the court that should Crane apply for bail that it be set at no lower than $15,000 cash or $25,000 property bond. Judge Alton J. Wightman said he was reserving decision, pending application of bail. Walter N. Johnson, 30, of Arkport RD 2, drew a Hammondsport Police Chief Norman Force, 39, of Bath RD, on charges stemming from the Hammondsport Legion Home burglary, was adjourned to Dec. 21, because his counsel was unable to be in court. Force, Hammondsport police chief from 1956 to 1960, also is indicted on third degree burglary and petit larceny. He is free on $500 baiL Det each year, including work done in a restaurant, churches and a number of other commercial locations. He did not indicate what future course he may take in the matter. Miller to Attend Mexico Inaugural Paul Miller of Rochester. i 4 1 if Cinderella's Christmas Party by Walt Disney president of the Associated Press and of The Gannett i Newspapers, will be an offi- cial guest Tuesday at the! inauguration of Gustavo Diaz Ordaz as president of Mexico. Mr. and Mrs. Miller will fly- to Mexico City today. I (psl They will attend, 'among other special events, a recep tion by President and Mrs, Diaz Ordaz at the National Palace; a reception by the Mexican secretary of foreign affairs in honor of special missions, diplomatic corps and official and a reception and dinner at the Boyt'and qhlt: Yfafch fh Sunday TV TAB for ihe Cinderella cash award coloring contest. American Embassy.

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