Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan on June 20, 1975 · Page 8
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Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan · Page 8

Detroit, Michigan
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Friday, June 20, 1975
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Swirling Sand Stalls Drivers in California PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (UPI) Driving winds and whirling sands described as "the worst storm in 20 years" whipped through the desert for the fourth straight day Thursday, plaguing motorisits who ignored warnings to stay off the highways. Police Begin Hunt For Cass 'Ripper' Police Thursday hunted Detroit's sleazy Cass Corridor for a Jack the Ripper who, they believe, killed three prostitutes and raped, sodomized and beat at least seven others. Police said he had strangled one young streetwalker, fatally stabbed another and beat a third to death since May 1. He was described as black, between 30 and 35, between 6-feet and 6-feet-6 and muscular. Police said he wore his hair ina medium afro, wore a mustache and had an unshaven look. He dressed in dark clothing, possibly some sort of work uniform, police said, and was armed with a knife. The women he had assaulted all remarked on his noticeably large hands. Police want to question him about the slayings of Regina Foshee, 19, of 2202 W. Euclid; Naomi Hall, 22, of Ashtabula, Ohio, and Eoria Dick, 22, of 2305 Park. MISS FOSHEE'S nude body was found May 1 on the kitchen floor of a vacant house at 4736 Lincoln. She had been strangled. Two days later Miss Hall was found beaten to death, lying in a nightgown across a bed in the Foster Motel, 165 Sibley. Police said she had been staying at the downtown Royal Palm Hote but registered at the motel under a phony name on April 29. Miss Dick's nuded body was found June 13 behind the J. L. Hudson Co. warehouse at Twelfth -and W. Jefferson. She had been stabbed to death. S g t . Cynthia Eggers of Squad Seven, which investi-gastes felony murders, said LOTTERY NOS. MICHIGAN LOTTERY Regular 670 279 Millionaire 103 779 Bonus 222 446 TRIPLE PLAY Six digit 201221 Five digit 95214 Lottery Winner to Share Haul LANSING - (AP) - Jim Bishop plans to pay off debts, help his five adult children and "give something to a little church I know" with his $200,000 winnings from this week's Michigan Lottery super drawing, held Thursday in Lansing. The 56-year-old Battle Creek resident said he plans to stay on his job as a machine operator with a local plant of Eaton Yale & Towne for at least 15 months more, to qualify for the company pension, despite winning the lottery's top weekly prize. TAKING home the second prize of $50,000 was George D. Wiznak, 57, of Detroit, a part-time clerk in an electronics firm. The $25,000 third prize was drawn by Frederick J. Kein-three $10,000 prizes went to Otto G. Eckert, 73, Fowler-ville; Russell Lee, 77, of Saginaw, and Donald E. Turpin, 44, of Mt. Morris. After the drawing, Bishop yanked two rabbit's-foot charms from a pocket and said, "I felt lucky today." He was going to be laid off from his job soon for two weeks, he said. The winning numbers in the regular weekly drawing were (ml and 279. The millionaire qualifer number was 103779. The bonus number for the $100-a-day prize were 222 and 446. A ticket holder must match both sets of numbers. The Triple Play numbers were 201221 and 95214. 670 1 279 "The winds are still blowing and people who drive the highways can expect to have their cars damaged," said Beidre Woods, a resident of nearby Cathedral City who works at the Southern California Automobile Club. the three women were prostitutes. Police said the rapes occurred mostly in the Cass Corridor near downtown Detroit. The suspect, police said, cruises the area in his car. He approaches a known prostitute on the street and offers her money. When the victim gets into his car, the man threatens her with a knife, drives to a nearby alley where he forces her to disrobe and beats, rapes and sodomizes her, police said. NVS"i ' "But some people keep traveling, people who don't live here and don't know how vicious the wind can be. I keep telling them it's bad, but they ask if they can drive anyway. 1 tell them the roads are open but they have to travel at their own risk." . The main highway near this resort town, Interstate 10, was closed for several hours Tuesday night and Wednesday when winds up to 90 miles per hour piled sand headlight high around cars and stranded hundreds of motorists. The winds abated somewhat on Wednesday and the highway was reopened to drivers willing to take the risk. Interstate 15, the main road between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Nev., also reopened Wednesday despite continued winds that threatened to leave motorists stranded. "We've had 300 calls in the past two days," an auto club dispatcher in Palm Springs said Thursday, "and it's only dropping off a little today." "Most of the cars get stalled from sand in the carburetor, or else the windshields get pitted so bad they can't see." take it from the top cotton gauze. Shaping up into three of the trendiest big tops around. All colored in new transitional tones that lead you well into fall. Roll-up sleeved pullover has mandarin collar and lace trim, $11. Tie-front top has big bat sleeves and lace trim has woodsy buttons and a fabulously full bodice, $14, For junior sizes S-M-L. jV iilll;Illl!i;;r mA kwmoms. :ot.-j4" vWoaMtv A motorcyclist pushes ill1 6 l-V' '( ri'' "X'w .... 'his hike through a heavy sandstorm just north of Palm Springs and go through a sun A 1 jHl Vt 1 - sational summer routine in air-cooled polyester n mm mm AP Photo to winemarB DETROIT FREE PRESS Friday, June 20, '75 1-B Stay Out, Spain Tells Royalist MADRID (UPI)- The Spanish government has barred Don Juan de Borbon, titular head of Spain's royal family, from the country monarchist sources said Thursday. Last week, Don Juan publicly declared that he, and not his son Prince Juan Carlos, should succeed Generalissimo Francisco Franco. He said the cause of democracy would not be served should his son become king. There was no official statement from the Spanish government, but sources close to it said they believed the action barring Don Juan was "a temporary measure designed to let things cool off a bit." The news agency Europa Press said that Spain's ambassador to Portugal, Antonio Poch, visited Don Juan in his home near Lisbon to inform him "on behalf of Spanish authorities that he is no longer permitted to enter Spain by sea, road or airplane." : The politically liberal Don . Juan has long opposed the 82-year-old Franco. ,$13.

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