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The Miami Herald from Miami, Florida • 336

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The Miami Heraldi
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Id THE MIAMI HERALD, SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 1991 Associated Press MOM IS HER UMBRELLA Akili, the baby black rhinoceros born March 7, looks out from rhino born at Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. Mother Brooke, and Akili are beneath her mother's belly. The 70-pounder is the seventh black on exhibit inside the zoo's Pachyderm House. Woman finds boyfriend is murder suspect Fort Worn Star-Telegram ris of Garland, a Dallas suburb. had moved into Blizzard's Grape- from work Wednesday night when GRAPEVINE, Texas That "It was so obvious it was him, I vine home.

the segment aired on Unsolved Mysthey met on Halloween seems just jumped up. It frightened me." DePue, an avid sports fan, told teries. When she reached home, appropriate. The man who called His girlfriend said, DePue, 47, Blizzard that he had graduated from DePue was loading up his van with himself Hank Queen was definitely had also been watching, Harris said. Michigan State University and that food and personal items.

mysterious. And not until Wednes- The TV show, which features he worked for a publishing company Harris said: "He said his family day, after he was profiled on unsolved police cases from across doing illustrations. He always car- had called him and that his mother national television as the prime sus- the country, drew 50 tips from ried cash but didn't leave the house. was very ill, and that he had to go pect in a Michigan killing, did Linda viewers about the Michigan slaying, much during the day. home.

He said he would call in a Blizzard discover her boyfriend's said Undersheriff John Abbott in "We had become a little bit suspi- week." true identity. Branch County, Mich. cious of him," Harris' said. "Linda Shortly afterward, Blizzard Queen, whose real name was But it was Harris' telephone call didn't know his middle name. She received a call from Harris.

Dennis DePue, had been wanted for that gave police the break. knew he grew up in Michigan, but A teletype from the FBI was sent the past year by Michigan authori- A year ago, the body of Marilynn he wouldn't directly say where. He to police departments in the Fort ties and the FBI in the grisly Easter DePue, 48, was found just outside didn't have a driver's license and Worth-Dallas area, alerting authoriDay slaying of his estranged wife, Coldwater, she had been shot she never saw any mail come to the ties that DePue had fled Grapevine. Marilynn. in the head.

Branch County authori- house. A roadblock was set up on the Pictures of Dennis DePue accom- ties issued a murder warrant for "He was really evasive about a lot Louisiana- border. Police panied a segment on NBC-TV's Dennis DePue that day. of and sheriff's deputies shot out three Unsolved Mysteries that aired What brought DePue to Texas is Blizzard made repeated unsuc- of the four tires on the van before it Wednesday evening about the Mich- unknown. But he eventually made a cessful attempts to find out more entered a housing development.

igan slaying, attracting the attention. home for himself in Grapevine, a about DePue, including enrolling in DePue fired through his windshield, of Blizzard's best friend. city between Dallas and Fort Worth. a mini -course in detective work and and authorities returned the was watching TV and Blizzard and DePue met last year hiring a private investigator. fire.

thought, "Oh and at a Halloween party at a popular But it was Harris, a close friend When the shooting stopped, things kind of clicked. Next thing I Dallas nightspot. The two dated and who said she had long suspected foul authorities rushed the van and disknew they flashed his picture on the the relationship blossomed. play in DePue's past, who made the covered DePue's body. He had screen and I had no doubt in my By Christmas, DePue, who had grim discovery.

$16,000 in his pocket and his hand mind it was him," said Barbara Har- been living in Mesquite, near Dallas, Blizzard was on her way home on a .357 Magnum, Abbott said. What A HIRS 2 Roe Lite Associated Press CLASS CLOWN Gary Isaacs, 32, of New York City, urges students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge "not to let go of their dreams." Isaacs, an engineering graduate of MIT started out as a rocket scientist, before pursuing his dream of attending Ringling Bros. Clown College. DEATHS William Joshua Barney leader in equestrian circles New York Times Service surer of the American Horse Shows NEW YORK William Joshua Association, the national equestrian a prominent figure in governing body. After his active Barney equestrian circles for 40 years, died service, he was named honorary life on Thursday at Doctors Hospital in director of the three organizations.

Sarasota, Fla. He was 79 and had Barney never, however, combeen suffering from emphysema. peted in equestrian events; it was a world he entered through his wife, At the time of his death, Barney, the former Priscilla Payne Harvey, who maintained homes in Sarasota, New and an accomplished horsewoman. York, Southport, Barney, known as Josh, was born was chairman of the WJ. Barney in New York and educated at the a New York contracting and Allen-Stevenson and Choate schools construction company that was and at Yale.

After graduation in established by his father in 1917. 1933, he joined his father's firm. He He served as secretary, president left to serve as an officer in the Navy and chairman of the National Horse during World War II. After the war, Show in New York; chairman of the Barney rejoined the company, U.S. Equestrian Team, and trea- becoming chairman in 1971.

Tomas Cabrera, ex-executive at Beatrice International Food New York Times Service Tomas Cabrera, former vice president and chief counsel of the Beatrice International Food Co. in Miami, now TLC Beatrice of Manhattan, died last Sunday of AIDS at Baptist Hospital in Miami. He was 38 and lived in Miami. He joined the food company in June 1988 and left in June 1989. Earlier he was an associate at Michael Danley, a Miami law firm.

He was born in Cuba and, with his family, moved to Miami in the early 1960s. He was a graduate of Cornell University in 1975 and of the University of Miami School of Law in 1982. Survivors include his father, Rene and stepmother, Marina, of Miami. Jack Romano, Cuban-born artist New York Times Service Jack Romano, a Cuban-born teacher of acting and a director, died Thursday after a heart attack at the Roosevelt Division of St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.

He was 53 and lived in Manhattan. Most of Romano's students were children or young people, many of whom now have professional careers. They include Robert Downey Jon Cryer, Helen Slater and Mary Stuart Masterson. For the last 16 years, Romano was artistic director of a summer camp for stagecraft, Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y. In New York, he was associated with many theater groups, most recently the Vortex Theater Company.

Romano studied at the University of Havana, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and the University of Genoa, Italy. He is survived by his mother, Esther Behar, and a sister, Hilda Behar, both of Santiago de Cuba. Chandlee Forman, architect for National Park Service Kids injured, moms blame TV show BALTIMORE (AP) At least eight youngsters have been seriously injured in recent weeks by bottle bombs they said they learned to make from watching the television show, MacGyver, authorities say. The show's producers said they do not recall an episode in which the character used a bottle bomb, but some victims' mothers have told doctors they saw the show. "This is a nightmare for us," said Dr.

Terrence O'Brien, an ophthalmologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Wilmer Eye Institute. O'Brien said he knew of two mothers who said they watched the show a few weeks ago. "We're concerned about the children, but the producers of the show just don't remember that episode, and we would never divulge what devices are made of for fear someone would try to duplicate them at home," said Harry Anderson, Paramount Pictures spokesman. MacGyver is an ABC-TV series whose hero uses scientific knowledge to outwit criminals. The latest victim, Kevin Hines, 11, remained hospitalized Friday.

His eye was badly burned March 15 by an exploding bottle bomb. He had picked up a glass bottle bomb that had been shaken by another boy. The bottle exploded. According to O'Brien, Kevin was about to throw the bottle when it exploded in his right hand, propelling glass that slit his right eyeball. The other eye was splashed by the drain cleaner.

Among the other incidents, an 11-year-old Baltimore boy was injured when he struck a bottle bomb with a stick; a Baltimore woman told police that boys threw a similar bomb at her home; and: a Harford County boy was seriously burned three weeks ago when he tried to make one of the devices. All of the boys told authorities they learned to make the bottle bomb after MacGyver. "Last year, a kid in Allegany was seriously injured trying to make a bomb after watching MacGyver," said Bob Thomas, a spokesman for the state fire marshal's office. O'Brien sent the producers a letter three weeks ago telling them about the injuries, he said. So far, he has received no response.

Dr. Allen Walker, director of the Johns Hopkins Children Center, urged producers of the show to warn viewers that it might be dangerous to imitate the MacGyver stunts. New York Times Service H. Chandlee Forman, an architect, historian and archaeologist who served as chief architect of the National Park Service, died Monday of cancer at his home in Easton, Md. He was 87.

As an architect Dr. Foreman specialized in private residence restorations. In the 1930s his historical and archaeological discoveries at James- town, and St. Marys City, contributed to the understanding of these two landmark North American settlements. He was the author of 14 books, primarily about American homes of the 17th to early 19th centuries.

In the 1940s and 1950s he was professor and head of the art department at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga. It's economical PLAN and prudent to select AHEAD a cemetery lot now. DEATH NOTICES Classified Advertising Dade Death Notices ELLISON REUBEN 83, formerly of Miami, died March 21, 1991 in Winter Park, FL. From 1946-1973. Dr.

Ellison was on the French faculty at the University of Miami, specializing in linquistics and drama. He was for many years a loyal member Plymounth in Congregational Church Miami, serving in various capacities. He is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, David R. Ellison of South Hadley, and brother, Marvin C. Ellison of Clinton, SC.

in lieu of flowers, the memorial family, sug gests gifts Plymouth Congregational Church, Miami. HUDSON DIXIE "COOKIE," 88, of Miami, passed away March 21. 1991. She is survived daughter, by Mrs. son, Ada Clyde: ty Hutchinson; 6 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren.

Friends may call Sunday, 7-9 PM, ORSDEL KENDALL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 11220 N. Kendall where services will be held 10 AM. Monday. Burial Woodlawn Cemetery. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice.

KARPF LILLIAN A. 85, of Hallandale, formerty of Irvington. NJ. passed away Fril. March 22, 1991.

Beloved wife. of the late Albert. Loving mother of Norman S. M. of of Millburn, Honolulu, NJ.

Howerd and Gerry P. of Ft. Myers, FL. Cherished grandmother of Adam Laura Kim V. and Douglas A.

F. and devoted sister of Allen and Bernerd Glass. An active member of the Flo Okin Cancer Fund. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Heart Fund in the name of Lillian A. Karpf.

Memorial Services Sunday. March 24, AM, at MENORAH CHAPELS Biscayne Bivd-209 St. N.M.B, KOTLARIW ALEXANDER 91. Hialeah. Services 10 AM, Tuesday, Orthodox Cathedral of Christ The Savior.

VAN ORSDEL GRATIGNY ROAD LA TOURETTE SANDRA. We bid a sad farewell to our friend and classmate who died March. 1991. Peace; Sandi. Hialeah High Class of'59.

SCHENBERG RUTH 90, a resident of Miami Beach for 20 years, from Brooklyn, NY. passed away March 12. 1991, at home. She is survived by her beloved husband, Samuel; loving daughter, Nancy Seaver: son-in-law, Steven: grandchildren, David and Marc Solnet; sister, Jocelyn Kaplan, Birdie Gross and many other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers.

memorial donations may be to Make A Wish Foundation, Miami, FL. WILSON NORMA (PEGGY), 69, of Pembroke Pines, a 48 year resident, coming from Maryland, "NC and member of Grace Baptist Church, died Friday. Survived by daughter and sonin-law, Gail and Richard Kelly of Upper Saddle Riven NJ; mother. Nancy Harsh of Hollywood; sister, Naomi Orye of Holly wood: brother, Benny Harsh of Brunswick, MD and granddaughter, Lynne-Ann Funeral service 1 Monday, at Grace Baptist Church. 3761 NW 94 Hollywood, with Rev.

Earl M. Johnson, Ill officiating. Burial Southern Memorial Park. call at FRED HUNTER'S HOLLYWOOD MEMORIAL GARDENS HOME, 6301 Taft 8t, Hollywood, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Sunday (today).

Family suggests donations Hospice, 3323 W. Commercial Ft. Lauderdale 33309, in her IMPORTANT NOTICE If you purchase cemetery property anywhere in Dade County, directly from the Cemetery YOU ARE OVERSPENDING BY HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS 364-9916 THE CEMETERY EXCHANGE WOOD LYNN MORELLO, 30, of Miami. Beloved daughter of Gloria Levy, of Miami and John E. Morello, of Brooklyn.

Beloved granddaughter of Terry Adello, of Miami and beloved sister of Paul Morello of Miami. Beloved mother of Nicole Wood of Miami Lakes. Friends may call Sunday, beginning, at 12 Noon, at WOODLAWN PARK FUNERAL HOME, 11655 S.W. 117 AVENUE, with chapel services on Monday, PM. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Park Cemetery, South.

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