Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 27, 1957 · Page 12
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Twelve Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune New York Boy Confesses to Rape Slaying Eighteen-year-old Hackensack High School Athlete Strangled Girl in Lover's Lane HACKENSACK, N.J. (UP)—An 18-year-old choir boy and high school athlete re-enacted for police Sunday the rape-murder of pretty Ruth Starr Zeitler, 15. Itona'd Paul Marrone, a track star at Fair Lawn High School where he was friendly with the slain girl, admitted the murder when he was questioned by Bergen County detectives for the third time. "God will forgive me for my sins," Marrone sobbed after his admission. A wad of tissue paper found stuffed in the 15-year-old girl's mouth when her half nude body was discovered last Thursday in a lover's lane led to Marrone's apprehension, according to police. Bergen County Prosecutor Guy W. Calissi said the similarity of the tissue paper gag in the Zeitler case and gags used on two 8-year- old girls who were molested four years ago in Lodi, N.J., led investigators to re-question Marrcne. The slender youth had been acquitted by a juvenile court of molesting the two young girls when his minister testified to his deep religious feeling. But when confronted with the tissue paper evidence, discrepancies in his two earlier stories and the evidence of other sex offenses, Marrone broke down and wept. Marrone told police he picked Ruth up in his mother's oar at about 11 a.m. on May 17. They drove to a dirt road near the lover's lane in Paramus and Ruth fought as Ronald ripped her clothing, Calissi said. The prosecutor said Marrone stuffed the tissue paper into her mouth to stifle her screams, tore Ruth's white plastic belt from her waist and strangled her, and continued the attack. Man-one's statement continued that he then dragged Ruth's body .from the car by the belt around her throat and dumped it in a thicket. The boy returned to the car, collected the girl's undergarments and books, dumped them near the body and drove home, Calissi said. He bathed and reported to class on time. Monday Evening, May 27, 1957. Say Marie Dionne Again Suffering From Leg Ailment MONTREAL (UP) — Marie Dionne, considered the frailest of the four surviving Dionne quintuplets, is suffering from a recurrent ,leg ailment, a source close to the family revealed Sunday night. The disclosure ended speculation over the ailment which hospitalized the quint. Officials? at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, where Marie is confined, have refused to admit that she is a patient. However, the informan'., who wished to remain anonymous, said Marie is suffering from a mild case of homangioma—a tumor affecting a blood vessel in Ihe calf of her leg. The friend said that Marie has been undergoing radium treatment. The ailment, which has plagued Marie in the past, is not considered serious. The quint's family at Caliander, Ont., does not plan to visit her at the hospital in Mont- The four surviving quints will celebrate their 23rd birlhday on Tuesday, but they will not be to! gether for the occasion. Cecile and Yvonne are nurses- in-training at the Notre Dame de 1'Esperance Hospital while Annette is studying music at Nico- lel, Que. CO-ED CONFUSION MURFREESBORO. Tenn. — A couple of co - eds at Middle Tennessee Stale College can cause quite a bit of confusion. One is Dorothy Jean Hicks, the other Dorthy Jean Hicks. They recently appeared in the same stage production. "Festival of Magic" To Thrill TV Viewers NEW YORK (UP) — Melbourne Christopher, a magician with first- class teeth and a dandy set of gums, may have to replace the whole works next. week. In fact, someone may even have to replace Christopher. The 43-year-old sorcerer is going to catch a bullet in his choppers, it says here, on NBC-TV's "festival of Magic" next Monday night. It will mark an elegant "first" for American TV. A student of abracadabra since the age of 12, Christopher has never attempted this particular caper before on stage. He has been practicing like crazy the past two months, against Hie better advice of his wife and dentist. "So far I've tried Ihe stunt 30 times and so far, it's worked out 30 times," he said. Christopher will be one of seven necromancers who'll perform on the 90-minute spectacular. Among the visual bon-bons that will be offered for the delectation of viewers are: Sorcar, an Indian, who saws his niece in half; June Merlin, an Irish girl, who changes rabbits into mink; Rene Septembre, a French artist, who makes chickens out of cats; Robert Harbin, from South Africa, who likes to suspend assistants in space; Cardini of England who does card '.ricks with gloves on; and Li King Si, a Tibetan, who floats a gold ball in air. ChrislopTier, a fugitive from Baltimore, will present other illusion ' acts of his own in addition to the I bullet .bit. "This business of catching a [bullet 'has a long history behind jit," explained Christopher. "The ' first record we have is in 1631 when a fellow named Ooulew did it in public. "I believe that so far, 12 magicians have died and a number have been wounded in trying • to ! perform it. I know that in 1922 STRIPES REGIMENTAL Houdini announced he would try it, but was persuaded not to." 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