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The Rock Island Argus from Moline, Illinois • 28

Moline, Illinois
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w- THE ARGUS Rock Island 111 Thursday December 23 1982 National Mother still hoping for return of daughter oNunuras TO THE SWINES OF THE OEB M2 DEKESSH Major Case Investigator George Hudson has helped look for the girls for seven years He has a file almost two feet thick full of leads that went nowhere the only way ever solve this thing is if somebody just comes forward and says what happened to Hudson said no evidence no Last year bits of human skeletons were discovered in a swamp near the southeast Texas town of Alvin Hudson a team of convicts from the state prison and dozens of volunteers dug in the muck for two months finally finding enough teeth in April 1981 to identify the bodies THEY WERE TWO girls from Dickinson Georgia Geer 14 and Brooks Bra-cewell 12 They also had vanished in 1974 Mrs Wilson and her husband Richard have tried to go on Three years ago they finally threw away old clothes gave her bedroom furniture to her cousin and put the rest of her belongings in the attic with the Christmas gifts be so grateful I just can't tell you how grateful if someone would tell me what Mrs Wilson says dream about her so often I just have to confirm if she had written the letter But the car was where the note said it would be Inside were gifts the girls had bought and a pair of blue jeans Leslie had gotten out of layaway The car was not dusted for fingerprints because officers did not think they were dealing with a crime could have told you that night that they run Mrs Wilson said wanted to go to that party And no 9-year-old is going to run off two days before Christmas Everybody knows that The families of the missing girls have sent 70000 handbills with their photographs throughout the United States Mexico and Canada They sent the pictures to 45 newspapers They hired a private investigator and followed up every tip from seers and psychics who claimed to know where the children went or where their bodies could be found WENT AROUND knocking on doors asking them to let us look in their basements We went out to a field in West Texas we dug in ditches all over the place and looked up and down creek beds I have no idea how much money we Mrs Wilson said Finally police turned the case over to the homicide detectives to do so on their own "Oh I dream about her quite often I know what she hasn't Mrs Wilson said gazing at the last school picture of her daughter be tall and headstrong spoiled you Leslie Renee Wilson set out with two friends on an afternoon of Christmas shopping at Seminary South shopping mall Dec 23 1974 She instructed her mother no uncertain to pick her up at her house at 4 pm were going to a Mrs Wilson said "I know she intended to be there" Police never had many clues to the disappearance of Leslie and her friends Mary Rachel Trlica 17 and Julie Mosely 9 Investigators first assumed the girls had run away A few days later after they vanished a note mailed to Tommy Trlica Mary husband of six months seemed to support that theory KNOW going to catch it but we just had to get away" the penciled note said going to Houston See you in about a week The car is in Sears upper Mary Rachel's name was misspelled and FBI handwriting experts could not By Laura Richardson Associated Press Writer FORT WORTH Texas (AP) Leslie presents are still in the attic of the small white frame house The new clothes are out of style and she is too old for the toys Everything was bought for a 14-year-old girl who disappeared eight years ago while Christmas shopping If still alive Leslie is now 22 Her little brother has grown up married and become a father Her great-grandmother who took care of her while her mother worked is dead Her Pekingese grew old and sick and had to be destroyed four years ago But the gifts are still in the attic and her mother Judy Wilson now 40 still hopes you please assist in our search for our Mrs Wilson recently wrote to The Associated Press I read in this paper about President Reagan's Missing Children's Act it gave me a new THE BILL SIGNED by Reagan in October permits parents to ask the FBI if the name of their missing child is in its computer files If local police decline to enter the name the act permits parents AP Laserphoto Writing on the wall LAST 2 DAYSITS WORLD RADIO LAST MINUT PRICE BUTZ! 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