The Town Talk from Alexandria, Louisiana on December 29, 1982 · Page 41
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The Town Talk from Alexandria, Louisiana · Page 41

Alexandria, Louisiana
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Wednesday, December 29, 1982
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"9 a$,i:ftM y6'gH s Man Takes Cyanide, Dies in Church Pew BOISE, Idaho (UPI) - A mystery man who look a fatal dose of cyanide and died in a church pew was buried in a service held to symbolize the plight of those who die in despair during the holiday season. The body of the blond, deeply tanned and fashionably dressed man was found under a pew in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church three weeks ago. A cryptic suicide note and $1,900 in cash were found beside the corpse. A short, typewritten note, saying the church could have any of the money not needed for funeral expenses, was signed "Wm. L Toomey." Police doubted that was his real name Toxicology tests showed he died from cyanide poisoning. ... The Rev. W. Thomas Faucher focused much of the funeral mass Monday on the unidentified man, whose stark, gray casket was adorned with fresh flowers and viewed by about 150 mourners. The priest said the mass was for all those who have died in despair during the holidays. "He came to us to die," Faucher said. Town Talk, Alexandria-Pineville. La., Wednesday, December 29, 1982 C-13 Pulitzer Gets Custody of Sons WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (UPI) - A judge gave multi-millionaire Peter Pulitzer custody of his twin sons Tuesday and awarded his wife her sports car, her jewelry and a paltry $48,000 settlement because she destroyed their marriage with "flagrant acts of adultery." The blonde, 31-year-old Roxanne Pulitzer accused by witnesses of making love with a handyman, a French baker, a Grand Prix race driver and another millionare's wife was guilty of "gross marital conduct," ruled Circuit Judge Carl Harper. "Where such transgressions are shown," his ruling said, "appropriate sanctions must be imposed ... not to mention the deterrent effect on other spouses so inflicted." The brief ruling concluded the lurid, 19-day jet-set trial in which the 51-year-old Pulitzer, grandson of publishing magnate Joseph Pulitzer, claimed his wife of 6 years introduced him disastrously to cocaine and marijuana nearly ruining his health spent his money like water and cuckolded him regularly. Mrs. Pulitzer, on the other hand, claimed it was he who introduced drugs into the marriage, smuggled marijuana into the country aboard his luxury yacht and had sex with Liza Leidy, his daughter by as previous marriage. Both Mrs. Leidy and Pulitzer hotly denied the charges. During the 19 days of testinomy which concluded Nov. 9, Mrs. Pulitzer claimed her husband was worth $25 million. But his accountants said she had spent money so quickly his fortune had dwindled to $2.5 million. "The wife entered this marriage with limited financial resources, a used automobile of unknown value and a $7,000 interest in a mobile home," Harper observed. "Upon departing the marriage, which she destroyed, she takes with her a $20,000 Porsche automobile, purchased with the husband's funds, about $60,000 in jewelry, purchased in large measure with the husband's funds, $48,000 in rehabilitative alimony, $7,000 equity PGN HGl'J YGARS DAY SpctU cffectlv mt KroQmt thru Sun.. Jan 1, 1MJ. iiht to limit rMrvd. Non told to . Mlon. (Copyright) Tho Kregor Co. IW. SPRITE, SUGAR FREE SPRITE, REG. & SUGAR FREE DR. PEPPER, & SUNKIST ORANGE GC3DPG 'JfV tflft sar pi m SZ KROGER PURE CHILLED . 2 LITER PLASTI BOTTLE J.J Jij TEXSUN GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 46 OZ. CAN TREESWEET FROZEN Orange Juice I'&ZV FROZEN Kroger Pizza . . . . . . . 99 LA CHOr FROZEN Egg Roils '....'AS: 89' KROGER FROZEN Blackeye Peas .L99 KROGER FROZEN Limeade ............4 cans 1 KROGER REGULAR RYE Off. Black Forest Rye. . . 2 lc."! 99 IG VALUE Snack Cakes 4 '1 COUNTRY HEARTH Cocktail Rye KROGER CHEESE FOOO AMERICAN SINGLES UOZ. PKG. 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YOUR CHOICE SKIM FP XTRA STRINOTH ' rUvk ClAIBOl V iifCAtCf&AAM "assoono" AV MYLON SOUND UA DAM !ahi childs ,mDiiT VIlAPPir:S5S,fS SASSS011 scalp & bni AMPrv 1r We Rent LOTION ASPIRIN CAPSULES nAinVAl AH D ' HAIR P DLi4LJllU I . uoxtl P.OO.H r,0ii olou I Vo?ZToo,r? "ionT. ou. coio-P.T. tw.n I VHSand T I $2W AC nC3 11 n,Mnu. in the husband's boat, and $102,000 in attorneys' fees," he ruled. "Primary physical residence of both children, MacLean Simpson Pulitzer and Zachary Simpson Pulitzer, shall be with the husband subject to frequent, continuing and reasonable contact and visitation with the wife." He ruled that Mrs. Pulitzer could not remove the children from Palm Beach County without written consent from Pulitzer or the court. "Flagrant acts of adultery and other gross marital conduct demeans the sanctity of the marriage and the family unit and will not be tolerated by an enduring society," he said. "It is improper to permit an errant spouse to destroy a marriage and then claim benefits equal to those which would have been enjoyed had the marriage remained intact" Mrs. Pulitzer must "peacefully vacate the marital residence by January 10th." The judge appended a complicated schedule and list of rules for visiting the childrea Tylenol Case Figure Enters Innocent Plea CHICAGO (UPI) - James Lewis, a key figure in the investigation of seven Tylenol-cyanide deaths, pleaded innocent Tuesday to federal extortion charges and his lawyer warned the court pretrial publicity already may have tainted the case. Lewis was arraigned before U.S. District Judge John Nordberg amid tight security. He is accused of attempting to extort $1 million from Johnson & Johnson, the parent firm of the company that manufactures Tylenol, to "stop the killings." Seven Chicago-area residents died last fall after swallowing capsules of Extra-Strength Tylenol that had been filled with cyanide. Lewis spent the night at the federal prison in Lewisburg, Pa., before he was escorted to Chicago by federal marshals. Streets around the federal court building were cordoned off for the arrival about 45 minutes before Lewis' court appearance. Lewis was arrested two weeks ago at a New York public library following a 2 month, nationwide manhunt He had been held in the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York until his transfer to Lewisburg Monday. Federal authorities had refused to reveal his whereabouts. Lewis, wearing a beige wind-breaker and rumpled trousers, was composed during his 10-minute court appearance. He pleaded innocent and waived the reading of the indictment A status hearing was scheduled for Feb. 14. U.S. Attorney Daniel K. Webb asked Nordberg to determine whether Lewis' attorney, Michael Monico, will be faced with a conflict of interest since he is representing both Lewis and his wife, LeAnn. She is accused of using a false Social Security number. Mrs. Lewis surrendered Dec. 14 to federal officials in Chicago, one day after her husband was apprehended. She was scheduled to appear Thursday before U.S. Magistrate James Balog. Webb told the court the conflict of interest issue will depend on "who is charged with what charges, an issue that is still pending at this time." Monico told Nordberg he is concerned about all the pre-trial publicity surrounding his client's case and asked that all videotapes and stories concerning the case be preserved. During Mrs. Lewis' first court appearance Dec. 14, Webb revealed Lewis also was suspected of mailing a death threat to President Reagan. Both suspects are being held on $3 million bond. At a news conference following the arraignment Webb said Lewis was flown in on a special military plane because federal marshals feared for his safety. "We have no way to gauge what the public reaction might be," Webb said. 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