Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 10, 1975 · Page 8
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 8

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 10, 1975
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IA ~ Augut 10, 1975 S«j \Father of Child Killed by 'Crib Death\ (Can Find No Logic for Death of Son DALLAS (AP)-- Phil Schilt is a mathematician and for him of the funeral was awful. We had the casket sealed and it looked there was no logic nothing a man could wrap his hands around like an oversized egg basket. It was so hard to believe my son and say "this killed my son." was in there, and even today I sometimes ask myself, 'Was the But something did kill his son-Sudden Infant Death Syff- baby really buried?" drome-- a phenomenon that physicians' have been unable to find Schilt and his wife drove home and during the ride his mother r£3SQD for S31Q! It just happens. And it happened to Schilt and his wife, Lynne, "Son, you've just done the hardest thing you will ever have when the couple lived in New Jersey where Schilt was employed to do in your life." i as a computer specialist for Columbia Brodcasting Systems. * · * SCHILT THOUGHT the remark a gross understatement of the ; * * * grief which consumed nun. "Now, I realize that one of my chil- SCHILT, 32, is a father in a society which often expects a John dren-- not somebody else's-- can die," he said. Wayne toughness from fathers who have lost sons. But Schilt The Schilts told 5-year-old daughter Vicenzia that her baby agonizes over the death of 4-month-old Philip to this day-- three brother had gone to Heaven and that God would care for him. years later. . But she pressed for answers. "There was no hiding anymore. He refuses to look at the baby's pictures. We had to tell her the truth so we took her to the cemetery to In a copyright interview with Lana Henderson of the Dallas show her where he was." j Times Herald Sunday Magazine, Schilt related the kind of trage- Schilt stayed off his job three more days, then returned to dy which strikes about 10,000 young couples each year. wor k "The baby was still up and 1 asked Lynn to put him to bed be- "I didn't want to duck my friends. I just wanted to pretend I fore I came home. That evening I thought I heard Lynne call me. that nothing had happened. Lynne, on the other hand, sought the As I turned around to face the crib, I sensed there was no life in solace of friends," he 'said. our baby," he recalled. Months later, Schilt still couldn't handle his memories of Schilt clutched at the lifeless form and told his wife to sum- Philip. «,,.,,,· mon police. She saw the baby's arm hanging limp, screamed and raced for the telephone. SALE STARTS 1:00 PM TODAY! SUNDAY MONDAY BIG BUYS GIRLS' COORDINATES SAVE 50% Choose striped or solid top, patterned or solid Slacks Cotton-polyester, S, M, L. Machine wash and dry. C o m f o r t - f i t acrylic-stretch REG.3.28-S5 · Schilt's frantic efforts to revive the child were useless. TODAY' SCHILT still can't look at the baby's photographs but he and Lynne are deeply involved in the North Texas chapter ' 'I am in the field of computers and my son's death held no log- of the National Foundation for Sudden Death Syndrome :*· for me. I was in a state of solitude. I choked on my words," he. "Sometimes I watch an advertisement on television and id cheated. I realize I will never get to do that with Philip James. I « » » just didn't realize how much I loved that little baby until he was [MECHANICALLY, Schilt made all the arrangements for the gone," Schilt said, infant's funeral and the couple began the trip to Schilt's home- The Schilts now have another son, a 2-year-old. And true to town, Watertown, N.Y. his vow, Schilt has named him Philip James 11 · Though it was March, New York State was still deep in winter, "I don't think there is a day I look at this one and don t think of the ground tough and unyielding, the sky a hardened gray. the other one. I always think he wou d be this old, or he would be "1 recall drinking a hell of a lot of Scotch," he said. "The day this high. I just can't help but think of the other one. BOLL FURNITURE'S SUMMER SALE CARPET SPECIALS! Your home will be more beautiful, more liveable with bright new carpeting from-Boll's. It's now on Sale! Nothing brightens a home like new carpeting and this August you can have gorgeous new carpeting for your home at very special savings. At Boll Furniture we're offering five exceptional Lees carpets at very special prices. This sale price includes our custom, expert installation and quality Omalon padding. You can choose from a good selection of different styles and price ranges. Each is an excellent value and available in 19 or more different colors. One of ourstaff of experienced designers will assist you with a color, texture and grade selection to enhance any area of your home. We'll be happy to bring samples to your home to be sure your selection compliments your present decorating scheme. Shop Boll Furniture for quality and value. Special carpet prices are in effect for 2 weeks only. Sale ends Saturday, August 23rd. DIGNITY reg. sq. yd. installed $18.00 NOW S13.95 yd. installed A superb 10(Fr nylon pattern by Lees. The luxuriously deep, dense pile has a beautiful cut and uncut pile effect that's both elegant and casual. In 20 glowing colors--including English Willow, Tartan Red and Winter Sun. TEMPLE BELL reg. sq. yd. installed $18.00 NOW $13.95 yd. installed A rich velvet plush of I00 c r nylon by Lees. This classic plush is lovely to look at yet can take the hardest of use. Your choice of 20 colors--including Lettuce Leaf, Pastel Blue, Cottage Cream and Carmel Cream NUGCET reg. sq. yd. installed $18.45 NOW S14.95 yd. installed A tightly tufted, extra-durable nylon twist by Lees. It can stand up to family wear and tear and look beautiful at the same time. Very practical in 20 vibrant colors--including Mexican Tile and Lime Crush. HAV£-A-FLINC reg. sq. yd. installed $14.45 NOW SI 1.95 yd. installed An exciting contemporary plush by Lees. This easy to care for, go anywhere carpet is 100% nylon. Select from 23 bright, vivid colors--including Sunshine Yellow, Ruby, Misty Jade, Pampas and Linden Gold SILKEN ELEGANCE reg. sq. yd. installed $22.45 NOW $17.95 yd installed An incredibly rich, silky plush by Lees. This elegant carpet of shimmering nylon is at home in the most distinguished settings. In 19 colors--including Coffee Beige, Deep Sea and Seville Orange. BOLL FURNITURE come in or call 345-1130 Shop Monday 'til 9 Tuesday through Saturday 'til 5 Downtown Charleston at 900 Virginia St. East Convenient parking in the new Municipal Parking Building. Price cut. BOYS' STRETCH CREW SOCKS FOR $ 1 Special buy POLYESTER PANTSUIT HITS 11 Richly detailed two- part dressing... nifty contrast stitch, front- back yokes, more. In machine-wash doub- leknit. Great fashion colors. Misses' 10-18. Sportswear Dept. SAVE $ 3 GIRLS'FASHION WEDGE OXFORDS 9 0 o oO toms. C3M.-7. REG. 12.99 11.99C8'/2-3 8.88 SAVE *2 RUGGED NEW SPORT SHOES Rubber soles, _ v i n y l uppers. / Men's 6'»-ll, - SAVE $ 150 WARM, MAPLE-FINISHED BEDROOM 499' Triple dresser, mirror, headboard, chest in solid maple, maple veneers. 69.95 nightstand, 59.88 REGULARLY 649.95 12; boys' 2'/-6. REG. 9.99 SAVE HO CUSHIONY BEAN BAGLOUNGER P o l y s t y r e n e 1 Q88 bead fill, vinyl J_ jj cover. Zip closure. Mod colors. REG 29.99 Put-togethers Save 25% Get him into made-for-each o t h e r t o p s a n d b o t t o m s . · Smooth-fit, wrinkle-shy polyesters in powder blue; tan. mint, or melon. . · REG. $17, S18 SLACKS REG. $12, S13 SHIRTS REG. S20 JACKETS Some garments limited 257 OOF 409 SAVE »10 23-CHANNEL MOBILE TRANSCEIVER Deluxe 23-channelCB has extra, large S/RF meter, squelch control, delta tune, . noise limiter and more.. REGULARLY 149.95 GUAIANTEE Wo puint b gw»ont««d to ewer ony color poimid wrfact wMi am coot (««pt rou^i wood ihinglej, ihokn and itucco) niton opened according to lobcl oVtctiora ol o rate not to «K»d 400 q. ft. per gallon.' K rim paint tail! to.covtr as staled here, bring *· jabel of Ihii point to your neomt Worth braid! and vn will fum'oli enough paint to inure coyeroge or, at your option, will refund the complete purchase pnct. SAVE*4 GUAR. 1-COAT EXTERIOR PAINT Latex--fast-drying, easy ^QQ clean-up. Tough finish, re- ft** sists blistering, mildew. \l GALLON 15 popular color choices. ^^ ^ ^ SAVE $ 2 LEVEL-LOOP TWEED CARPET Nylon pile "Fan- 999 tasy" features O foam backing. In REG. 5.99 five colorations. SQ. YD. CLEARANCE TWO-STALE GAS WELDER REG. $269 SAVE *40 OFF REG. PRICE REG. $239 295-AMP WELDER All summer outdoor games 20% OFF REG. PRICE 8835 SAVE '30 BIG20-CU.FT. CHEST FREEZER 278. REGULARLY 319.95 Holds lots. Safety lock, key protects food and children. Features include warning light, interior light, flex- seal lid, removable basket, cold control. SAVE S 15 Model 128 WARDS SVz-HP 20-lN. ROTARY A u t o , choke. Quick-starting Briggs Stratton engine. · REG. 109.99 94 s 4645 SAVE *60 BIG16-CU.FT. FREEZER 278. REGULARLY $349.95 Holds plenty. Has interior light, signal light, pop-out shelf, door shelves, pull-out basket and adjustable cold control. Safety lock, defrost drain. WHY PASS UP A GOOD BUY? USE CHARG-ALL CREDIT 200 years ...hooraylfjf

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