Daily News from New York, New York on November 1, 1964 · 3
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SUNDAY NEWS, NOVEMBER 1, -- " " ' aaMaia i v ;' - I uvi i '"w 11 I a - 't-J - rU., 11 (CPITeleloto) Allen Dale Kuha tries to avoid cameras after arrest in Miami in museum jewel theft.- By DANIEL O'MALLEY Although some of the pieces still were missing, police last night were able to put together enough information to tell how the acrobatic robbery of the American f Museum of Natural History New Suspect Ds Seized On fJiurder off Tvjo Sirls By WILLIAM FEDERICI and HENRY LEE A surprising new development in the grotesque double murder of Janice VVylie and Emily Hoffert 14 months ago for which a dull-witted, 19-year-old drifter is already under indictment was disclosed to THE NEWS last night. Another man, a 22-year-old ex-f police guard, he is still in a Manhattan hospital, and detectives convict with a record for bur glary, sexual assaults and tying up his victims, much as the young career girls were found tied, has become a prime suspect. The tip to authorities came from a man arrested for another murder, and when detectives from the Manhattan district attorney's office started to question the new suspect, he suddenly collapsed from an overdose of narcotics. At the moment, under 24-hour hope to grill him when he recovers consciousness, possibly today. The DA's office would not comment and, at first, police brass would not confirm The News report. Later, Deputy Commissioner Walter Arm said only: "We are never completely satisfied until we are as certain of the truth as possible. We are (Continued mm pmg. 110. eml. I UPI Telefl Jack Murphy, left, and FBI agent leave Miami office. fflurf the Surf & Pals (Grilled; Hunt Gems By JOSEPH CASSIDY and LESTER ABELMAN OW A A A m was committed. inree muscular aquatic acrooais were arrested This is their reconstruction of yesterday one here and two in Florida as the Three" men-Alien Dale Kuhn, daring burglars who stole 22 rare and virtually 26; Jack Roland Murphy, 27, and priceless gems from the American Museum of Roger Fred Clark, 29-thorough- Natural History. ly cased the museum on a num- , . . T, , ., . , ber of occasions. The break in the case came less than 30 hours after Read Upon the Subject ne sensational crime was discoveredi Police and FBI They even purchased a copy of Bi" "lc Ka"S ytyc"y panning pummr iui- "The Story of the Gems," writ- ays in Other museums. ten by Herbert P. Whitlock, cu- The man captured here confes-rator of the museum's Depart- 8ed that he acted as lookout, it ment of Minerals and Gems, was announced. A fourth man Kuhn and Murphy had another picked up with him as they sat asset for the daring feat: both in a Cadillac on 86th St. near were accomplished scuba divers and in excellent physical condition. Armed with knowledge of the jewels and the building's layout, the three went to the museum around 8 P.M. Thursday. Clark remained outside as look- West End Ave. wa3 cleared of any connection with the museum job after hours of questioning. But he was booked for Sullivan Law violation because of a loaded .38 revolver found between the pair on the car seat. None of the gems Including were believed to have been flown' to Florida. Asked if he thought there were others involved in the theft, an FBI agent said: "There must be, otherwise we'd have the jewels." The three suspects whom Assistant Chief Inspector Joseph L. Coyle, commander of Man- Cadillac parked outside the mu- tIhel.,ab"J0US. &63.35-carat Star of seum on Central Park West and on a nearby park bench. Murphy and Kuhn entered a (Continued mn page 9, eol. 2) India, the largest cut sapphire in the world, had been recovered, but FBI agents said it was only a matter or time before they would be in police hands. They wiry Khs fflh Bes ff By &s Poll thms hd 1 MANHATTAN COMPLETE jcar. jmmsm ftxmni tsuir. mm ruuca um CMCIT I'M 1H4 KMflT 14 1H4 1951 1HI STUW STRAW 14 STRAW STRUT ACTsU ACTRU STRAW By JAMES DESMOND Sen. Barry Goldwater made his best one-day showing in THE News Straw Poll yesterday as the balloting moved down to the wire. On the basis of a run of 34.5 of yesterday's straws, Goldwater improved his statewide standing against President Johnson just enough to cut the Johnson margin to a hairline below 3 to 1 for the first time since the polling started three weeks ago. ' Robert (NEWS Chart by Staff ArtUt Romsr) Ckmrt mkmtmm CMapiWlM mf cmmtplmtrnd mtimtmm fmr JVa Ymrk Cmmmty im Frmdatiml mmd Smwmtmriml rmcm wimwmI mtk Jmkm F. Kmmmdy'm metmmt pmrcrntmgm mf thm Bmamty'm 1990 mnd , San. Kmuth Kmmting I9S9 mctmml (. - In the same balloting F. Kennedy maintained his com manding lead over Sen. Kenneth B Keating, although yielding a fraction of 1. The Conservative Senatorial candidate, Henry Pao-lucci, once more held steady. The latest tabulations, based on 28,862 straws," showed these percentages: FOR PRESIDENT Johnson 74.9 Goldwater 25.1 FOR SENATOR Kennedy Keating Paolswei : .57.3 2.4 Goldwater owed the improve ment fn his position in yesterday's straws to an entirely pre- fan 1,.:' '-Sf-Slh.. dictable strong run in Brooklyn's 12th AD. which embraces the Fort Hamilton-Dyker Beach Park area. This is one or the two Brooklyn ADs that send Republicans to the Assembly the other is the 9th in Bay Ridge and median incomes range in the upper-middle brackets, which are shown to be inclined to show pockets of . Goldwater strength. LBJ Still Takes It, C-5 Nevertheless, the 12th AD voters gave Johnson an edge of about 6 to 5 in the straws. In Manhattan, meanwhile, polling of the 3d and 14th ADs completed the canvass of New York (Cmntinmad mm pmgm 92, col. I) (NEWS foto by John PeodiiMMik) Roger .Clark is booked at W. C8th St. police station. hattan North detectives, described as professionals with "pre vious contacts with the police," were: Roger Fred Clark, 29, of 68 Willis Ave., Meriden, Conn., a . former beach boy who was picked . up here as he sat in the parked Caddy. Allen Dale Kuhn, 26, a self-employed salvage diver and an accomplished scuba and skin diver. Jack Roland Murphy, 27, known as Murf the Surf, because of his skin and scuba diving feati in water shows throughout the country. Kuhn and Murphy, arrested together in Kuhn'a luxurious 1 (Continued mm 9, cml. I) 1

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