Daily News from New York, New York on April 1, 1964 · 171
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Daily News from New York, New York · 171

New York, New York
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Wednesday, April 1, 1964
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DAlLV KEWSi WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 1964 3 Mia Makes the Scene fi io) 0 'iSfaa km AM mm piC i By WILLIAM TRAVEIIS and ARTHUR 51 ULLIGAN Four little children in one family died yesterday in a four-alarm fire that swept nine three-story frame tenemants in Hrooklyn's IJedford-Stuy-vesant section. The fire broke out at 3:10 IM. and was not brought under London, Mirch 31 (Special) Mia Farrow (above), actress Maureen O'SulIivan's 19-year-old daughter, ill replare lovelorn I'.riit Eklund in the Itritish film "Guns of Hat a si." The studio figures that Mia. who has even longer and shapelier legs than r.ritt, will be an artistic asset. Work on the picture has been shut down since the newly-married Britt. 21, flew to Hollywood to join her husband. Peter Sellers. Henry Maule. 2d Gov't A ttomey Linked to Qlm foe By NORMA ABKAMS AM) SIDNEY KLINE A second federal prosecutor yesterday was named at the trial of attorneys Roy M. Cohn and Murray E. Got teaman as having interceded to prevent the indictment in 19-Vj of four men involved in the $5 million United Dye & Chemical Corp. stock fraud. Samuel S. Garfield, 63. oil man and gambler, told Federal Judge Archie O. Dawson and a jury that Assistant U. S. Attorney Leonard Glass met with him and others and "told me he thought he'd be able to keep us out of the pending indictment." Tells of Split "But. he said." Garfield related, "he had to have something to hang his hat on with his superiors. I told him he shouldn't be too concerned about his superiors because I could get him some help." On Monday, Garfield told the court that, to avoid indictment, he had provided $50,000 which had been split up two-thirds going to Morton Robson, the assistant DA in charge of the United Dye case, and one-third to Cohn. Garfield and three associates were not named in the indictment returned in 195.1. Those associates were Allard Roen, Irving Pasternak and Allen K. Swann. But all four were indicted in 190 and 19UI and all pleaded guilty to fraud. Current Indictment A 19C.3 federal grand jury investigating why they escaped indictment in 1359 took testimony from Cohn and Gottesman, and subsequently indicted the two attorneys on charges of perjury and conspiracy to interfere with testimony of others linked to the case. Under cross-examination by Frank Raichle, counsel to Cohn. Garfield testified yesterday that a J 100,000 payment had been arranged for the late Sen. George Bander (R-Ohio) because Bender had."seen some people at the SEC (Sac usities- ao,d E.clyi , Cam-mission)." control until 4:30 IM. The dead were Bruce Johnson Jr., 8, of 99 Madison St., his brother, Paul, 3, and his sisters, Cynthia Ann, 4, and Martha Ann, 6. Thirty-five families, made homeless by the blaze, were put up overnight at the Bedford YMCA. Firemen Injured Five firemen were injured battling the blaze. Fireman John Hamlin. 40. and Fireman Joseph Archibold, both of Rescue Squad 3. were taken to Kings County J Hospital suffering from smoke I sickness. Treated at the scene and then reporting sick were Firemen j Eugene Brady, Rescue Squad 2. I and Charles Ferrin, Rescue 3, J both suffering from smokesick-; ness, and Fireman Robert West, i Engine Co. 201, burned on the j neck. i Assistant Fire Commissioner 1 George Mand said that a delay in ! turning in the alarm allowed the j flames to get a head start. He I called the delay "depIojV.ile." j Fire officials said that the i Llaze, of undetermined orisrin. i i.- ...... : , 1 Drone uui in irai unvn uj-'-m bedroom on the second floor of No. 99. The flat is occunied by the parents of the dead children. Bruce and Elizabeth Johnson, but they were both at work. Sitter Injured in Leap Baby-sitting lor the lour Victims in an apartment on the ! third floor rented by Johnson's I ather was their uncle. 14-year-old j Alfred Johnson Jr. He was critically injured when he leaped to the ground from a third-floor ; , window. He was taken to Cumberland HospitaL Mrs. Johnson's sister, Theresa, : 17. was baby-sitting her own ; daughter, Emma Johnson, 9 Garfield said the payment never months, and the Johnsons' other was made to Bender." child, Charlotte. 1. on the second Neither was any money paid , floor, where the blase started, to Ulass. said Garfield, but Glass I Theresa managed to get the and another Garfield associate 1 two infants to the first floor. She named Sidney Barkley, who also has pleaded guilty in the United Dye conspiracy, did go to California and Las Vegas together in 1959 for such a meeting. Robson has denied ever being in Las Vegas. LBJ: Let's Be Jolly ill I ! 1 I tit i ' " III j f ;t 1 il H v , ' I ft I $41 1 M ? V I , ?hi 'v H 1 ! I .III f) J .f ' f i i f it!- hi . u Lit 5 i4 'A handed them out through a window to neighbors, then scrambled to safety. The fire spread swiftly to the buildings on either side of No. !. (Picture on page 1) Twisting in the White House? Yes. It's Luci Balnes Johnson, the President's 16-year-old daughter, going to an antique mirror ia the Red Room for a last-minute consultation. She was about ta open a Boston Symphony Orchestra concert ia the Last Room by introducing the conductor. Lrkh Leinsdorf. Touch of Mink on Bench ., f . . 4 , r L - - Ji-ffiays Sho w Sfao ts h 'Stabbing' Death By THOMAS rt'GH and HENRY LEE A confession by Winston Moseley, the mild-looking' IBM machine operator under indictment for the brutal stabbing of barmaid Kitty Genovese in Kevr Gardens last month, yesterday uncovered a jroof by' a Queens medical examiner in a second killing and tied Mosely closer to a third murder in that borough last summer. Following his arrest for the Judee Lenore I'nderwood of the San Francisco Municipal Court appears appealingly on the bench with a touch of mink brightening her judicial rube. The judge noted that state rules say judges muat wear black robe, but there's no, ruling pm collars. Ths rwbej "ii is grtin ihi said," "I juAt wanted to dress it . Genovese murder on March IS. the 29-year-old Moseley insisted that he also had shot 21-year-old Mrs. Annie May Johnson n Feb. 29 outside her home in South Ozone Tark. X-Ray Shs Bullets However, the autopsy by Queens assistant medical examiner Lr. John Furey had listed cause of death as eight punrture wounds from a file or screw driv er. Moseley insisted he nad used a -22-calibre rifle and a second autopsy was performed yesterday in a hillton cemetery in Moncks Corner, S. C where the victim hsd been buried. According t? Coroner- Ceorge Murray, X-ray e'uipiaeat bai- rowed fixim the South Carolina Medical College in Charleston detected six bullets in the body. Four of them were recovered, but the other two were too fragmented to remove. The four slugs were brought to New York for ballistics testa to determine whether they wet fired from a rifle, believed to be the murder weapon, which polic have ifcovered. The finding of these bulleta adds a lot of credence to Winston Moseley's other statements,' DA O'Connor said. According to the authorities, Moseley has made "interesting' ' (CntirtwJ on pat a 25. cel. I)

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