The Charleston Daily Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 13, 1969 · Page 3
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The Charleston Daily Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 3

Charleston, West Virginia
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Tuesday, May 13, 1969
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Black Notionalist Asks For Retrial CLEVELAND, Ohio wv Attorneys for Black Nationalist Fred "Ahmed" Evans filed a motion for a retrial today, fewer than 24 hours after Evans' conviction Monday on seven first - decree murder disrupt: Attorney Stanley Tolliver's motion cited newspaper clippings allegedly slipped in among trial evidence as a ma jor nasis ol his request for a new trial. Evans, 37, was convicted Monday on seven counts of murder and senLenced to death in the slayings of four men during I a Glenville gun battle between snipers and police last July 23. The newspaper clippings which turned up mysteriously among trial exhibits during jury deliberations were reproductions of old stories concerning the personal troubles of defense attorney Stanley TOUiver. j Most of the stories dealt with 'charges of professional miscon 'duct against Tolliver, who was iciearea ot tne cnarges ay me unio supreme uourc in iww>. Tolliver and codefense attor ney Charles W. Fleming contend the clippings prejudiced the trial Rackets Figure Slaps Life Story On Rhodes COLUMBUS. Ohio (AP) Reputed rackets figure Thomas "Yonnie" Licavoli says Life magazine's arLicle contending ■ that Gov. James A. Rhodes has been dipping into a special fund ana using n tor private purposes was an attempt "to dirty that man up." Licavoli contended too, during an interview in the Ohio Penitentiary Monday night, that the magazine was taking nan. in an other in a series of attempt? he I said have been made to block! h;s otions i/> nnlnm clement In alleging that Rhodes had; turned campaign lunds to personal use, Life said the information was uncovered while a check was being made onl Rhodes' recent commutation of the. life sentence imnosed on Li cavoli, once linked to the Cosa! Nostra Rhodes made Licavoli eligible. for parole but one has not been granted to his sentence for the gangland siayings or. iour per sons in roieoo during ine eariy 1930s. LicavoU has been impris oned for 35 vears. Rhodes nas denied tne uie charges. He said the article was •ridden with insinuations and irresponsible innuendoes and contains information which the author falsely represents as iad. —The Wenatchee National Forest in the staLe of Washing ton covers 300,000 acres. $7,500 Given To Couple In Accident Suit A Kanawha Common Pleas Court jury Monday returned verdicts totaling £7,500 for a Cabin Creek man and his wife, from a collision Feb. 11, 1967, on Secondary 79 (Cabin Creek Road) at Coal Fork Hollow. The iurv awarded Carl W. Jarrell of Dawes $5,000, and his wife, Jo Ann, $2,500. Jarrell had sued for the amount he was awarded. Mrs. Jarrell had sued for $100,000, .Tflrrell had sued for S5.000 for his daughter, also allegedly injured. The jury awarded .the daughter, Anna Ruth, nothing, j Defendants were Richard Lcej Conner of 12 Woodsedge Way 'Anartments. driver of a car which collided with the auto driven by Jarrell, and Conner's father, uayiora u., owner or tne auto Conner was driving. Conner, 19, testified he had been following another auto for about two miles on the curving road. He said he moved - out to pass the slow - moving venicie, that it drifted toward him, and that his auto hit water holes off the road to the left and went out of control. The Conner car continued up the road turning sideways and struck the oncoming Jarrell auto. Conner testified. Mrs. Jarrell had complained of various in]uries to tier nacK, ehesL neck and nervous svstem. The defense contended that she; .suffered from the ailments priori | to the collision. Youths Operating Miniature Motors Warned By Police Mini bikes, motorscooters and1 miniature cars are causing police a lot of headaches, according to the head of the Accident investigation Bureau. Sgt. O. R. Roe says complaints have been pouring into his ofice of underage drivers operating these vehicles on city ; streets. He added that several I youths have been in Municipal Traffic Court in the past few weeks: faced with charges of illegal operating of the vehicles. ' Anyone driving one oi xnese (vehicles) must be a licensed driver," Roe said. "This means he must be at least 16 years old. He said youths as young as 12 and 13 years old nave Deen operating them. All vehicles operated on city streets must have a valid in spection sticker and registration plate, ne aciaea. ne urgea par - ; ents to heed these rules before j purchasing such a vehicle for tneir ennaren. WAITING FOR YOU Trial Delayed In B&E Case A breaking and entering in dictment in Kanawha Interme diate Court against Paul An thony Vutamc and William Frederick Jones will not be tried at least until the June1 term of court. The pair is charged with tak ing $7,500 worth of loot from Broyles Jewelry Stores in Spring Hill, South Charleston, in No vember. 1967. The latest trial date scheduled in the case had been June court order Monday continued case to the term starting June 16, with the specific - trial date still to be set. The defendants were continued free on bond and need not ap pear at the beginning of the next term, iney neeon t appear un til swcuicailv ordered to do so. Monday's order says the court has to review a voluminous transcript before ruling .earlier pretrial motions, and that substantial evidence has to be Ukn» on v«riou» pending mo - TUESDAY. MAY 13, 196? OatUstOtt Dill* OMf I <* lions. \ — ~ Defense attorney Stanley E. Preiser moved for the contin uance ot tne tnai, the order shows. More than 400 Aerospace De fense Command units are sta tinned throughout the United Slates, Canada, Iceland and Greenland, Guatemola Plans Aid GUATEMALA— The Inter - A merican Development Bank will make $4.5 million available for a $7.5 million Guatemalan pro gram to assist low - income farmers by increasing We sup - nlv of credit available to them. Some 4,000 farmers will be Ihelped. Parkersburg Man Named Purchaser ■r THE ASSOCIATED PR HI John Bell, 45. of Parkersburtf ;has been auwinted state mir chasing director in the Depart ment ot finance and Administration. a former aurchasing agent for Parkersburg and once wonted as a federal appraiser. PDPDS flair Queen Sponsors Sought At St. Albans Organizations interested sponsoring queens for the St. Albans Town Fair' July 14 - 20 are urged to contact the city library, 727 - 1311. ltie candidates must be high school students or college freshmen. 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