Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on February 10, 1964 · Page 5
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Awaits Dcotft Thrvc Ywrt Negro Youth Granted Four Delays ~fty JACK StlLLMAN ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — For almost three years, Preston Cobw Jr. has awaited death. "Hie Negro, now 18, has seen the date of his e*ecution wiped out four times. Cobb was sentenced to death when he was 15 for the slaying of Frank C. Dumas ST., 70, a white farmer on whose property Cobb's mother and most of her nine .children lived. Cobb admitted the slaying during his trial but later repudiated, his confession. His death sentence brought to light that Georgia has no law protecting a juvenile from the death penalty. At his trial Cobb toM a white jury that he shot Dumas to death after an argument over a fish he had caught in Dumas' pond. "\ was mad with him because he kept telling me about that little old fish I caught, and he told me he was going to blow my brains out," Cot* testified. The jury deliberated 45 minutes. Until his conviction, few had heard of the Negro boy. The sentence brought him into the limelight. The late Eleanor Roosevelt i asked former Gov. Ernest Vandiver of Georgia to intervene in Cobb's behalf. A Malayan attor- j ney made a similar request of i the late President John F. Ken nedy. Scores of letters were received by Vandiver and by! Georgia's present governor, Carl E. Sanders, urging that they stay the boy's execution. Georgia governors, however, have no clemency powers; only the Pardon and Parole Board can commute a death sentence. Cebb tint vm sentenced to MEN AMERICA SCOUmWEEK «=*OY SCOUTS Of? AJV1ERIOA •y die in August 1961. Court appeals have erased four execution dates and now the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to set a hearing date for a new trial in the early spring. After Cobb's conviction, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People hired an Atlanta Negro attorney to take over the case from the court-appointed white lawyer, J. Ben Warren. Warren, who lives in Monticello, Ga., refused to appeal Cobb's conviction. The Negro attorney, Donald L. Hollow-ell, described what he called the systematic exclusion of Negroes from juries in Jasper County, and filed an appeal. He also said that Cobb had admitted the slaying under duress. Cobb meanwhile remains in death row in Reidsvillc State Prison. Sometimes he reads, sometimes he does push-ups and other exercises in the small cell. Japanese, Russians Sign Trade Agreement TOKYO (AP)^Japan and the Soviet Union today signed an agreement calling for $142 million in Japanese exports to the Soviet Union and the sale of $130 million in Soviet goods to Japan in 1964. The agreement sets the trade volume for the second year of a three-year Japan-Soviet trad agreement. Its terms represent a 16 per cent increase in Japanese exports to Russia and a 13 per cent increase in Russian sales to Japan over the previous year. Kansas Citian Killed By Hit-Run Driver KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A pedestrian was killed early Sunday by a car that didn't stop after the accident. He was Irwin Eugene DC Graftenrced, 19, who was hit after he walked out of a bowling alley. Police said Albert Lester White called headquarters late Sunday and said he was the man they were looking for. White was booked on charges of manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. He was released under $5,000. fSnrdcn rit* 1>li»*rfim Monday, February 10, 1964 K.C. Police Officer Jailed KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP)A patrolman has been dis- j missed from the Kansas City, I Kan., police force and charged with possessing stolen goods. and receiving Fred Moore, 41. a policeman Fried Chicken Leg in Foxhole? It's Possible By MARTHA COLE . ers, of irradiation to preserve WASHINGTON (AP) - Armyl f °°tl: researchers have talked of how thfiy could put a fried chicken leg—just like mother used to cook—in the back pocket of every soldier in a foxhole. It Isn't as fantastic as it sounds. Ten years of research on preserving food by radiation is beginning to bear fruit—mrat and potatoes, too. But there's more eight years, was released under research to be done before pur- $3.000 bond following his arrest Saturday. Walter Milstead, chief of detectives, said an electric typewriter and an adding machine valued at $500 were found in Moore's car. The machines were stolen from the Hughes Realty Co. (Jan. 10. police said, and two [other men have admitted the theft. —Whether buying or selling, us Telegram Want Ads! The Coast Guard's famed square-rigged training ship "Eagle" started out as the German "Horst Wessel". It was launched in 1936 at Hamburg and transferred to the United States as a part of reparations after World War II. chase of such items in supermarkets becomes commonplace. The Food and Dnig Administration has approved irradiated bacon and is expected to approve, within the next month, irradiated potatoes for which an application is pending. Applications are pending, too, for irradiated oranges and lemons. Irradiation to preserve food is done by gamma rays or electron beams. It's the kind that doesn't stay on to leave any lingering radio-activity—it kills decaying agents and moves on. FDA approval means that the irradiated food items are stamped safe for human consumption. Researchers have talked of these advantages, among olh- MARMADUKE "Now if we could just train him not to eat them on the way in!" A farmer could virtually eliminate spoilage by giving his fruit a dose of radiation as soon as it is harvested. A housewife could buy a ham, chicken or turkey and keep it on the pantry shelf for months. Commercial fishermen could triple the shelf life of certain fish ami other seafoods by giving them a dose of radiation and storing them at one degree above freezing. The American soldier anywhere in the world could get food that tastes like the fresh item back home. V\ The Army has done extensive research at its Natick, Mass., Fond Preservation Library to find good field rations for its men. Will radiation processing replace established methods such as canning and freezing? No, says Anthony A. Hertasch, head of the government's interdepartmental committee on radiation preservation of food. ."It's tike everything else in an expanding economy and a growing population—it's not going to displace anything," Bertasch said in an interview. Estimates arc (hat it won't hit the commercial market until about 1970. Sea otters are insulated from the icy waters of he North Pacific by air pockets trapped in their soft, deep fur. They lack the whale's layer of blubber to keep them warm. HEALTH CAPSULES l»y Michael A. Pciii, M.D. CAM VOUR CHILP PEVELOP THE MEASLES RA$H AFTER HIS FEVER'HA5 NO. THE MEA$LES-LIKE RA4M WHICM PEV'ELOPS AFTER VOUR CHILP HA£ HAP FEVER FOR 4 OR 5 PAY£ l£ PUE TO ROSEOLA ('ROSE RASH'}. Nearly $1 Million Toward Memorial Library BOSTON (AP) — Nearly $1 million has been contributed to the proposed John V. Kennedy Memorial Library. The Merchants National Bank, which is receiving donations, said the total reached $979,215 last weekend. The $10 million library will house the assassinated President's papers and correspondence. It will be built adjacent to the Harvard Business school. SEAT BELTS Installed 7 AQ Melt ft. Only ' *O7 Can ALLEN'S SAFETY CENTER 414 N. Ifh GROUNDHOG SUPPER * Plymell Community MONDAY, FEB. 10th 5:00 p.m. Adults $1.25 Children 7Se Pre-School Children FREE oo i NATIONAL Members of the National Hairdressers and Cosmetologist Association are observing their 14th year of National Beauty Salon Week. "You'll love the new hair styles" is this year's slogan. This is in keeping with Leap Year. The new trends are more youthful and feminine. Here are th* members in this' area taking part in this institutional welfare program. Celebrate with them by asking about these new hair fashions! Agnes Beauty Salon Beauty Box Salon Beulah's Beauty Salon Darner Beauty Salon Eva's Beauty Nook, Deerfield Kay's Beautyrama, Friend Lucille's Beauty Shop Maxine's Beauty Shop Myra's Beauty Shop Nelva's Beauty Shop Nita's Neat Shop Princess Beauty Shop Sue's Beauty Salon Teddy Mae's Beauty Spot Trim Shop, Holcomb Vanity Shop WEEK 09090

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