Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on March 9, 1966 · Page 25
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26 T U C S O N D A I L Y C I T I Z E N WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 1966 MRS. HASSMAETS TRIAL Lawver Labels KilKng ·/ ^-^ 'Excusable Homicide' By JIM JOHNSON CHton Staff Writer shooting of Adolph Massman by his wife was "excusable homicide," her attorney told a Superior Court jury today. · 1$ his opening statement to tJieVpanel of six men and six jfijflnen, attorney Jack I. Podret SSM Mrs. Edith Kathryn Hass- Buo, 44, who is being tried for fljgmurder of her husband, shot hiw after "he batted her across fetvrface a couple of times." · 3§he SO-year-old victim "was drank, very drunk," Podret After be struck the de- lant, the attorney said, she ed up the gun to scare him "But he kept coming. . . is* she pulled the trigger three ofifcur times." IJJhe shooting occurred at the cwple's trailer Home at 3922 N. OMcle Road last Dec. 22. · Podret described Hassman as ,"a good man, a good husband : . .but a man who couldn't drink." When he drank, Podret said, Hassman became "bitter a n d nasty." After the couple had been drinking at several bars on the day of the shooting, they returned to their trailer, Podret said. Hassman wanted to continue drinking, but his wife didn't, the attorney explained. "Hassman then became abusive; he kicked her." Podret indicated that Mrs. Hassman then may have been 'placed in fear of her life. "She In Good Hands ,,30STON -4TI-- Firemen John J.' Cummings was assured of the best of care when he was admitted to Boston City Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. His wife, a nurse, arrived for duty in the same ward an hour later. was a small woman; he was a great big man, and they were in a confined space." Hassman. an iron worker, was shot four times with a .22 caliber revolver. At the start of the trial yesterday, Judge William F r e y ruled at a hearing outside the presence of the jury that oral and written confessions of Mrs. Hassman to police were made voluntarily. $5 Million Left By Railroader TAUNTON, Mass. -- UPI --A railroad station agent who lived in a modest cottage in a rural section of Berkley has left an estate of more than $5 million. The will of the late Edward W. Winslow was allowed for probate here, disposing of the estate. Winslow died Feb. 1 at the age of 90. From 1901 to 1941 he was master of the Myricks Crossing station of the New Haven Railroad. His widow, Lena, principal beneficiary, said, "You do what is smart," when asked how her husband accumulated the estate. S h e said her husband had "made some smart investments." His brother, Willard, of East Providence, R.I., said he knew Edward had a "lot of investments" but said "there must be some mistake" when told of the size of the estate. Unscramble these four Jumblei, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. KEMLE 4U£ ^ r i V, J C iw tr IV cwof. T*TM« fpW.rU k^hl* tMmvW f 's / mAWE '*" I/ M f WtTEAL WHAT MEN BELIEVE IN COURTESY SHOULP 9O. Now arrange the circled letters to form the iurprise answer, at suggested by the above cartoon. (Amweri tomorrow) JumMes: DUSKY BRINY SADIST DIVIDE An»wen What many houietcivcf appear to occupy Xfteir limt with--BIDS KIDS Tucson Tonight, Tomorrow TONIGHT I P.M. - "Down East Hl- lites," a traveolgue by Tom and Honey Hose. At YWCA Travel /38 N. 5th Ave. Contributions welcome. 8 P.M. -- Square dance, sponsored by' Old Pueblo Square Dance Association. At Mansfield Junior High School. Charge for admission. (See sports section for sports calendar.) Tucson Firm First To Try Luxury Bus A Tucson company is the first in the nation to buy General Motors' new "Luxury Liner" highway coach bus. And Howard Morgan, president of Arizona Bus Lines, tried it out yesterday with a special "inauguration" trip to Nogales for Tucson VIP's. The ?47,000 bus is being publicized nationally by CMC's truck and coach division. It has a sloping ceiling in front with a skylight for viewing, 41 'seats, wider aisles, bigger passenger windows, an expanded luggage space, and automatic transmission. In addition, Morgan said, it is economical on fuel use and more efficient in air conditioning than conventional buses. City To Buy 32 New Cars, 53 Trucks The City of Tucson has contracted to pay $148,962 for 32 new cars and 53 trucks. The vehicles will be bought from four local dealers, with Holmes-Tuttle Ford getting the lion's share of the business. Twenty-nine cars and 49 trucks will be bought f r o m Holmes-Tuttle for $138,411.76. Other dealers are: Galloway Motors, three cars for $4,791; Hamilton Equipment Co., one truck for $2,133, and Bill Breck Dodge, one truck for $3,625.48. City Purchasing Agent Sidney A. Wilson said the cars are replacements for vehicles now in the city fleet. Not any are police cars, he said. The trucks are all one ton or less in capacity, he said. Advertisement Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With Little Worry Eat, talk, laugh or sncnt without fear of Insecure false teeth dropping, slipping or wobbllni, FASTEETH holds plate! firmer and more comfortably. Thli pleasant powder has no gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Doesn't cause nausea. "It's (IkallM (non-acid). Checks "plate odor" (denture brtatti). Get FASTEETH it drug counter* tvtrywlwrt. FENCES WROUGHT IRON TRUE SOUTHWESTERN FENCING WITH A TOUCH OF OLD SPAIN. BEAUTY LINK INTERLOCKING S L A T S . NOT-A VENETIAN BLIND. AMERICAN FENCE CO. 1811 SO. PARK AVE. OFFICES IN THE FOLLOWING CITIES PHOENIX, ARIZ. WICHITA, KANSAS TUCSON, ARIZ. KANSAS CITY, MO. BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. HONOLULU, HAWAII EL PASO, TEXAS EL CENTRO, CALIF. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH OGDEN, UTAH SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA fifc State Rep. Sandy Bowling says the proposed bill to authorize the Board of Regents to issue 120 million in revenue bonds will raise student fees at the University of Arizona. Speaking to the Meyers School Parent - Teachers Association last night, Bowling said the higher fcPS will ho nooHoH in pay off the bonds. Bowling chided Reps. John laugh, R-Pima, and Jack Gil- »rt, D-Cochise, for saying last October there was no need for $100 million bonding program finance long - term cpnstruc- ion of various state institutions. The proposal was soundly de- eated by the voters. Sewing Machine King Always first in PRICE, QUALITY and SERVICE! TWEV NEEDLE ZIG-ZAG AUTOMATIC Just drop in the discs "and away you go Sale Price! Sewlnjt Machine Dealer · Double Guar. by Mfg. Hub Stores 1838 E, Broadway DIAL MA «54« SEVV/NG CENTER · Free Sewing Instructions Daily 10 Jo 6; Man. Fri. Till .«..·. jL*mv/ M.M.M. Bowling, a Democrat, also told his audience it is difficult for him to understand why a bill to authorize state support for kindergartens died in the Senate. "It has been said," Bowling added, "that the state cannot afford the cost of this education feature. This may be true--but I wonder if that may not also be false economy." One That Got Away NOTTINGHAM, E n g l a n d --UPI--A worker from the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals rescued a swan from a pond that had a fish hook and line caught in its throat. ANDY CAPP SHOUT WHiN YER COME THE CANAL FOB YEK/ \\ Those dogs are fast all right- but I teat 'em every time!*.-' "·'"5W?/ - ,t *.» "I'm the modest type, of course -- but dog racing fans know that nothing really happens until I put in an appearance. "I come; on strong when the track announcer shouts 'Here comes the rabbit-rabbit-rabbit.' The greyhounds fairly explode from their starting-boxes - the crowd roars- and the race is on! ''High above the grandstand, a man operates controls that speed me around the track -- a few tantalizing yards ahead of the pounding pack. Every dog runs his fastest, trying to catch me. "With, the crowd yelling wildly, I flash into the home stretch and across the finish line. Then, with a master showman's touch, I do a disappearing-act "Eleven races each night, five nights each week, I'm the star of this excitement-studded extravaganza. Sorry, folks - no time for autographs. Gotta rest up for my next performance." First Post 8 P.M. Wed. thru Sun. ·Glass-Enclosed, Comfort- Controlled Grandstand · Pari- Mutuel Wagering - Quim'ela, Daily Double,; "Big Q" .Admission 500, Clubhouse 500 extra · Adults Only · Clubhouse Dining Room Open 6 P.M. EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT IS LADIES' NIGHT Free admission and $50 . in cash prize drawings for all ladies $5,000 PAYOFF on the Any nighf r you COULD win $5,000 on the "Big Q." Details in Racing Program. 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