Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 26, 1977 · Page 5
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Garden f.ily Telegram Saturday, [November 26, 197" I'upc 5 Sandstrom Trial Compared to Smith-Hickock Trial TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A trial which some are comparing with the trial in Garden City nearly 18 years ago of Perry Smith and Richard Hickok in the Clutter family murders in attracting public attention may have its first testimony Monday. Mrs. Milda Sandstrom, 54, is accused of first-degree murder in the pistol slaying last May 3 of her husband, Topeka broadcast executive Thad M. Sandstrom, 51. Although this murder has not produced the public outrage that the Clutter killings did—for which Smith and Hickok were executed—it has commanded widespread publicity. The trial opened two weeks ago in Shawnee County District Court, but it took until the Thanksgiving holiday break to select a panel of 40 prospective jurors. When the trial resumes Monday morning, the prosecution and defense will exercise their preemptory challenges—meaning they can remove potential jurors for no stated reason—until 12 jurors and two alternates are left to hear the case. Shawnee County District Attorney Gene Olander will then outline the stale's case against Mrs. Sandstrom, a petite, red- haired woman who has remained almost motionless in the courtroom during the long hours of questioning prospec- tive jurors. Robert D. Hecht, the defense attorney, will follow with his opening statement, outlining what the defense plans to submit for the jury's considering to cast doubt on the state's case. Hecht has declared he will attempt to have Mrs. Sandstrom found innocent by reason of insanity, because of her alleged state of mind at the time Sandstrom was killed. The defense lawyer may also introduce an element of doubt whether someone else might have had a motive for wanting Sandstrom dead. He has attempted to get testimony from a Wichita television reporter, Joe K. Pennington, 26, identifying the source of a rumor Pennington checked out in the case. The rumor was not substantial enough for Pennington to use on the air, but he informed Hecht and Olander of it, then declined to identify the source. Pennington was ordered by Judge E. Newton Vickers to divulge his source, but refused and was sentenced to 60 days in jail for criminal contempt of court. He was allowed to remain free on a $1,000 personal bond pending an appeal to the Kansas Court of Appeals, which may hear the case late in the week. Sandstrom, vice president for broadcasting of Stauffer Communications Inc., Topeka, was found with two bullet wounds in his head in a bedroom of the estranged couple's home in northwest Topeka. She was found beside him, apparently unconscious from an overdose of some kind of pills. Sandstrom had filed for divorce a few days before the shooting. GARDEN CITYTRAVELCENIER AIR - LAND - SEA IT'S CRUISE TIME FIND A WHOLE NEW WORLD ON THE FABULOUS M/S SOUTHWARD 7 DAY CRUISES TO COZUMEL, MEXICO, GRAND CAYMAN ISLAND, OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA EVERY SATURDAY. FLY CRUISE COST FROM KANSAS CITY START AT $ 725 00 WE DO NOT CHARGE FOR OUR SERVICE FOR YOUR TRAVEL NEEDS PHONE 316-275-4126 113 W. CHESTNUT RARDKNCITY KANSAS Demand Surges for Yesterday's Newspaper NEW YORK (AP) — There The home insulation in- is a surging demand for dustry wants it, the very yesterday's newspaper, to newspaper you are reading, to wrap the house in. be recycled as insulation, and Or, to put it in the words of they are willing to pay executive of what is premium prices for it, about sometimes called the waste 50 per cent more than last paper industry, "there has year's figures, been a dramatic demand for Wholesalers in some areas news in the past few months." are selling to newsprint con- News to this executive is not sumption mills at $65 to $70 a the news that is printed on the ton, and sometimes more, paper, but the paper on which with the buyer paying the the news is printed. The paper freight, according to "Official stock, in other words. Board Markets," sometimes BUSINESS MIRROR PIONEER DOG TRAINING CLUB OBEDIENCE & CONFORMATION CLASSES STARTING TUESDAY EVENING, NOV. 29 4-H BUILDING ... GARDEN CITY, KANSAS. OBEDIENCE-6 p.m. CONFORMATION 7 p.m. •15.00 '7.50 REDUCED RATES FOR FAMILIES, 4-HERS, & IF BOTH CLASSES ARE TAKEN. CLASS SIZE LIMITED PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION BY EXPERIENCED TRAINERS & HANDLERS CONTACT CELESTE CRANE 275-6746 FOR MORE INFORMATION called "The Yellow Sheet" of the industry. Those are the laest prices quoled for what is called No. 1 News in the Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Detroit markets. In California, prices are about $37 to $42; in the Southeast, $55 to $60 and in the Northeasl, from $23, the Boston low, to $50, the Philadelphia high. Why so high in the Midwest? Thai's where Ihe insulalion makers are silualed. While Ihese are not the quotations your Boy Scout or Girl Scout Iroop can expect, industry officials say that generally speaking such local collectors, who then sell to wholesalers, are also earning 50 per cent more than they did a year ago; in some instances up to $50 a ton. The aclual price received in communily paper drives depends not only on the needs of the local dealer but also on quality. No. 1 News means used or unused newspapers, stacked and tied or baled, with no contaminants. AF a spokesman for the National Associalion of FINAL CLOSEOUT! MEN'S WESTERN SHIRTS LONG SLEEVE SHORT SLEEVE ALL PERMA PRESS LONG TAILS REG. VALUES 10°°to $ 21 00 Recycling Industries put it: "No magazines, dirt or wire." Just pure newsprint. Robert Kilburg, president of the Paper Stock Institue of America, explains "The unprecedented demand is due to the pressure now being placed on news supplies by the insulation industry to meet homeowner needs." Millions of Americans, he noted, are insulating their homes to minimize fuel costs, "encouraged by pending passage of a lax rebate for home insulation in Ihe emerging energy bill." The technology of grinding used newsprinl and processing il wilh fire- relardant chemicals to make cellulose insulation is at least 50 years old, but the demand for Ihe product wasn't nearly as great as it is now. Many insulation manufacturers will use only newsprint rather lhan various forms of papers because of its ability to absorb chemicals added in the processing and because il has Dlher special qualilies. The end producl of the manufacturing process is sold 10 dealers and directly to homeowners to be blown into existing or new struclures, or poured from bags between and over allic joists. Rec Briefs Coaches, managers, and officials in the mens A and B leagues will have an organizational meeting, Wednesday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Center. Length of season, playing days and times rules, and entry fees will be the topic of discussion. League play is scheduled to begin January 9th. NO LIMIT! BOYS-STUDENTS-MENS LEE RIDER BOOT-CUT JEANS EACH ENTIRE STOCK MUST GO NOW OPEN EVERY DAY TILL CHRISTMAS OPEN SUNDAYS 1-5, OPEN THURSDAY TILL 8 FOR YOUR SHOPPING CONVENIENCE OTASCO :oo to 5:00 SUNDAY 1 • "SHOP OUR * % COMPLETE &•' SELECTION OF GIFTS & TOYS" Sunday Only! o SPECIAL GROUP MEN'S 100% COTTON FLANNEL SHIRTS Garden City Recreation Mens Six Foot and Under Basketball League: Wins Losses Squire Menswear Rip Off Real Estate Golden Plains Credit Bob's 83 Earnest Retail Liquor Holcomb Hustlers Garst and Thomas Steak Pit Ray's Trucking Implement 7 0 5 1 4 1 4 2 3 3 2 4 1 4 1 5 and 0 7 South Pacific: We still have several costumes and props from South Pacific. If you are missing an item used in the play, please come by the Civic Cenler and pick Ihem up. Also, any cast members who wants a poster from South Pacific please come by the Civic Center and leave your name. Programs are also avasilable. WHETHER IT'S BOYS, STUDENTS. MEN. BIG OR TALL MEN- WE HAVE YOUR SIZE AT... WESTERN 6 MARK II =. K 416 N. MAIN GARDEN CITY DEALER FREE LAY A WAY FREE GIFT WRAPPING Softball and Baseball Coaches meetings are still under way. Check your lime and dale lo altend the meeting which involves you. All meetings will be held at the Civic Center. November 28 — T-Ball, 8 p.m. 29th — Prairie 6:30 and Planet, 8 p.m. 30 — Zodic, 6:30 p.m. December l — Pee Wee, 8 p.m.; 5 — Major, 6:30 p.m.; 6 — Minor, 6:30 p.m. Pearson KU Speech About Health Costs LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) U.S. Sen. James B. Pearson is scheduled to address a conference on health care costs at the University of Kansas Student Union next Friday. Pearson, who has said he expects Congress to enact hopsital cosl limil legislation in the near future, addresses a 12:40 p.m. luncheon al a one- day Mid-America Conference on Health Care Costs. PASTEL PORTRAITS FOR CHRISTMAS $15.00 By Appointment 276 5116 Dorothy Sullivan Artist 4-PIECE Fireplace Set 99 SAVE $ 3.00 9 Black finish stand, poker, broom & shovel with brass color handles. 58-600 4-pc. Antique Brass Finish Fireplace Set. (58-601) Reg. $24.97. 20.97 WILSH X«KF Nerfoop 47 Only! 2 Indoor basketball at its best. Net, rim and foam ball included. 63-324-6 Kiss Me Baby BY EUGENE Sale Price 6 Cute 16" baby doll that really kisses! No batteries needed. 72-152-1 350-SHOT B-B Gun 8 Smooth lever action, gravity feed. Woodgrain stock. 64-242 1/4" Drill 14 78 VARIABLE SPEED. Adjusts to any job: wood, metal, plastic. Double insulated for safety. 42-805 V«" Cordless Skil Drill (42-813) 18.88] Furnace Filters Reg. 79c C 54 Sanitized fiberglas packing. Popular sizes to fit most furnaces. 40-297-4/298-4 Garden City, Ks. Open Sunday 1-5

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