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THK KSY WKST CITIZEN Young N. Y. Chemist Confesses “Poison Cocktail” Slayings NEW YORK JT-An appeal to a >ouog chemist conscience after hours ai quest toamg a prwecutor •ays, thought bit confession of killing bis parents with poisoned champagne cocktail* Asst. Wat, Atty. Georg* Tiiter gave details late ye* ierosy of the Ruining of 20-year-old Harlow f ra den in the deaths four months ago of bis parents, William and Shirley Fraden. Young Fradea and a companion, Dennis Wapman. IS, wera indicted •artier in the day on a charge of first degree murder—a count car rying o mandatory sentence of death in New York State The two youths reportedly have admitted spiking champaigne with cyanide and tricking the aider Fradens into toasting their only child with the deadly potion last Aug. 19. The death* had been con sidered double suicides or murder and suicide. Wapman, a free lance writer, ad mitted % part in the affair after the earn eraeked open Wednesday. However, Fraden did not make a statement until Thursday night. Soth are undergoing mental ex aminations at Bellevue Hospital. Yesterday Tilxer gave this state ment on the meads by which Fra dan’s purported confession was ex tracted: "We appealed to his conscience. We told him, ‘You have to live with yourself. The world is entitled to know whether you did it for gain or revenge ’ At the word gain, Fraden quickly answered, ‘No, no, no,' he quickly answered. I asked him, ‘Did you hate your mother” and ha replied, ‘Yes, T hated bar.*** TUxer added that Fraden told him his mother, a 46-year-old school teacher, had threatened to put him in a mental institution. "Now she carjot put me away and he (his father) has . found paaca," Fraden was quoted as say ing. The eider Fraden was s 50- year-old physician. Wepmsn was said to have claimed that he was talked into the crime with expectations of sharing big money but only got H2O Wepman said the motive was money with Fraden expecting an inheritance, first estimated at $150,000 but later scaled down to about $96,600. Fraden ran through an estimated $50,000 before his arrest. However, Bronx authorities said Fraden, denying money was a mo tive, Insisted be killed his parents "because at long as he could re call, and before he knew anything •bout sex. his mother called him a fairy." Bipnx Diat. Atty. George B. De Luce said Fraden "strongly re sented" this. Fraden and Wepman have denied being homosexuals. They lived together for many months and were evicted from one apartment because of alleged wild all-male parties. A break in the case came earlv in the week after Wepman un burdened his troubled conscience to an unidentified girl friend who later went to police APPEAL FOR PEACE WASHINGTON (*l - President Eisenhower will make an appeal for world peace in a television and radio talk to the nation Christmas Eve. The President, probably with Mrs. Eisenhower at his side, will speak for about three minutes from the White House at about 4:30 p. m. (EST) next Thursday. Then he and the First Lady will go to the White House south lawn and take part in the traditional lighting of the nation’s Christmas tree. DRIVERLESS CAR OKLAHOMA CITY UT - S. F Boultinghouse gaped, then called police when a car turned into his driveway and stopped. There was no driver. Investigating officers found Ar thur Lee Mmurphy, 43. about 140 • feet away. He claimed he acci dentally had fallen out of the car. He said the auto continued down the street, banged into a curb, turned into the Boultinghouse driveway, and came to a perfect top, fi — Vic Vet lays orat imtrno tacts or mail CAMI ID VAMARKIMT MONTH WITHOUT PROP!* iPfMTIFI CATI ON, CAUSING Of LAYS IN tt PLYING FOR. FASTER. SERVICE, IOEHTIFY YOURttir AN *™SSmS&SC£. ST Saturday, Dacambar If, t*S3 Cop Indicted In Probe For Missing Money KANSAS CITY i*-One of the officers who arrested kidnaper Carl Austin Hall has been indicted on a charge c 4 perjury by a fed eral grand jury probing the miss ing Greeolease ransom money. The indictment was returned late yesterday against Elmer Dol iaa, 23, shortly after be bad ap peared before the grand jury. Dolan and Lt Louis Shoulders arrested Hall in St. Louis Oct. . Dolan was suspended by the St. Louts police board Dec. 10 pending a hearing on charges growing out of the nandling of the arrest. Shoulders resumed from the po lice force in October, charging the investigation into the arrest was ! "assassinating and destroying" his character. Hall and Mrs. Bonnie Brown Heady were executed yesterday for the kidnaping and slaying of 6- year-old Bobby Greenlease, the son of a wealthy Kansas City auto mobile dealer Hall contended to the end that two suitcases containing $600,000 ransom money were not taken to a police station with him after his arrest. Later $303,720 of the ran som money was missing. Dolan said both suitcases were taken to the station with Hall. The Weatherman Sayi mmmmmmesmmm Key West and vicinity: Continued fair weather with mostly sunny skies and slowly rising tempera tures. Low tonight about 62 de grees, high Sunday 74 degrees. Northeast to easterly winds, gen tle to moderate locally but moder ate to occasionally fresh off shore ithur Sunday. State of Florida: Considerable warmer on lower east coast and slowly rising temperatures else where thru Sunday. Low tonight ranging from 30-35 it) extreme north to 60 on lower east coast. Fair except for increasing cloudi ness Sunday in Tallahassee area and lower east coast. Marine Forecast Jacksonville thru Florida Straits and East Gulf Area: Gentle to moderate winds except moderate in extreme south portion. Winds northeasterly today and easterly Sunday. Fair, be coming partly cloudy Sunday. j Key West, Fla., Dec. 19. 1953 Observations Taken At City Office at 8 A.M., EST TEMPERATURES Highest yesterday 61 Lowest last night _______ 57 Mean „— _____ _. 59 Normal 72 PRECIPITATION Total last 24 hours 0.00 ins. Total this month .37 ins Deficiency this month __ .54 ins. Total this year 46.23 ins Excess this year 7.47 ins. Relative Humidity, 7 A.M. 89 % Barometer (Sea Level), 7:00 A.M. 30.29 ins 1 —1026.1 mbs. * Tomorrow's Almanac Sunrise 7:07 a m. Sunset 5:42 p.m. Moon rise 6:00 p.m. Moonset 7:16 am. TOMORROW 7 * (IDES (Naval Base) High Tide Lew Tide 10:22 a m. 3:48 a.m. 9:30 p.m. 2:34 p.m. Boca Chics Sandy PL) —oh 40n. Csides Channel north end) +lh ltm 4*1.4 a y Minna signs Correction* Rea Wm OiWlManloJ *V Dm fUDvrftClfta. fi-Phu signs Correction* to be added. ADDITIONAL TIDE DATA Reference Station: Key West Time of Height el Station— Tide high water Bahia Honda (bridge) ■ ..—oh 10m Mft No Name Key (east end) —f*i Mm ODD BEHAVIOR SALEM, N. H. dß—Police would like to find the thief who broke into Mrs. George H. Brear's home last night. They want to test his sanity. The burglar unwrapped 20 Christ mas gifts but took only a camera and tie and all the wrappings. He stole three jars of candy, but left two boxes of chocolates. He took two boxes of fishing tackle, but left two fishing reels behind. He picked up a .22 calibre revolver, but turned down a hunt ing rifle. And when he had finished—he swept Pv floor Temperatures * At 7:30 4JL, EST Atlanta 21l Birmingham 17 Bpeton Biafalo 29j Charleston !•! Chicago 23 Corpus Chnsti - „ 57 j Denver 33? Detroit IS* El Paso 36 rt. Worth 42' Galveston 43: Jacksonville 30s Kansas City 33 KEY WEST 57 Key West Airport 56 Los Angeles 46 Louisville 14 Meridian 24 Miami 48 Minneapolis _ 171 Memphis ltj New Orleans 31 New- York 32 Norfolk 24 Oklahoma City 41 j Pittsburgh ...... IS j Roanoke 9 St. Louis . 55 ; San Antonio - , 43 San Francisco 41 Seattle 46 Tallahassee 27 Tampa 30 Washington 19 CHRISTMAS TREE (Continued From Page One) school and school age children on th eveing of December 22 from six to eight o’clock for the white children: and party for the clolored children from seven to nine o’clock evening of December 23. Over three hundred children are expect ed to attend the parties. All arrangements have been per fected and the usual pleasure of having the children meet Santa and receive their gifts is antici pated. GOP PROGRAM FOR ’54 (Continued From Page One) can be made to consider the views of the British and others." Dulles reportedly told the con ferees yestrday that his warning to European nations to ratify the European Defense Community treaty if they expect further Amer ican aid had been overempha sized. Dulles Stands Pat But lawmakers said he stuck to the main theme of his speech to the North Atlantic Treaty Organi zation that unless a European army is formed, delivery of mili tary items will have to be slowed under orders of Congress. In a formal statement mention ing the topics discussed at yester day’s conference. Eisenhower said that "because of reductions in ex penditures already made and pres ently planned, it was agreed that the way was cleared for January tax reductions in personal income taxes and excess profits taxes." Without mentioning the results, Eisenhower said >diacusions were held on proposed amendments to the Atomic Energy Act which dealt, among other things, with "the prospects ofxpfhcatime, civil ian development of uses of atomic energy." Without disclosing any details, Eisenhower said that Secretary of Agriculture Benson has "made certain proposals for an agricul tural program." Eisenhower said in bis statement that yesterday’s conferences cov ered the possible expansion of old age and survivors' insurance un der the social security program, extension of health facilities and "improved plans for the physically handicapped." SEVENTH YEAR OF (Continued From Page Ones has the Vietminh, led by Moscow* trained Ho Chi Minh. On this anniversary day, rebel forces occupy roost of Viet Nam, one of the three French-associated Indochinese states which also in clude Laos and Cambodia. French sources say Ho Chi Minh’s Red Chinese-trained and equipped ar my is stronger than ever. The French are hoping that with reinforcements from overseas and the rapidly expanding Vietnamese army they can drive deep into the heart of rebel-held areas in the new year and deliver the finishing blows by the end of 1955. American aid, which has been averaging a half billion dollars in war materials annually, is being boosted by another 355 million dol lars. With that, the United States will be paying about 60 per cent of the war's coat. As the conflict goes into its eighth year Sunday, a backward glance shows: The French and Indochinese governments have already spent around 10 billion dollars to fight it. Two million Vietnamese have been uprooted from their homes and forced to flee into Frencb controled zones. The Viet minh—by French esti mates—have had 240,000 killed. 420,000 wounded and 230,000 cap tured. French Union losses have been estimated at 48.000 French and Vietnamese killed, 80.000 wounded and 12.000 missing. Rumors persist there might be a Korean-type truce to end the shooting here. Rebel leader Ho Chi Minh recently said he is ready to talk peace if the French ask for it. But the French are not asking for it and have said they would do nothing without the assent of the Vietnamese government which the rebel leader has ignored. f ADMIRAL TOWNER (Continued From Page One) men of th* Naval Baa* for the "manner us which you reacted to your dvic duties. I "I feel." he continued "that this check shows that the me* o* this base are cognizant of their civic responsibilities. "At fl* tame lime, I mwt Ml yew that it is the general consen sus ef fha efficers sad men here that the ctfftem at Key West have not lived up to their res ponsibilities es ter es the Com munity Chest ie concerned." I The Navy, he said, has contri buted 56 per cent *1 the ansooat collected. The overall drive, he added, has netted two-thirds of the goal set. "It looks tike a large number of organizations will have to operate a curtailed budget," he said. ! After the handed the check to Neblett, Adm Towner want on ; with other business—the presen tation of safe driving award* to Navy Station workers. Jtebtoff stepped beck four or five paces, visibly shaken by the admiral's words. "Are you going to say anything?" this reporter asked Neblett. "No," ha replied. “No, we weren't prepared for this." A few minutes later Neblett told 1 reporters that the cheat drive was continuing and that there was • lot of "delayed action.” that other peo ple would contribute. Asked how th* hart f Key Weal were cenfrihwHnp to the •heat, Neblett admitted that eei lectiens frem that aewre* were It was estimated by cheat offi cials that the Foods and Bara di vision, under Riley Carbonafi, would contribute sl,9t. The latest chest progress report handed to the Citizen showed that the Foods and Bars Division had contributed s34*. This progress report was dat ed Dec. 13, 1193. At the conclusion of the presen tation of the check and the driving awards, Adm. Towner congratulat ed the sailors on their appearance, told them they “looked like a mil lion dollars," and wished them a Marry Christmas, BALKY U.S. POW. (Continued From Page One) Repatriation Commission with a note asking they be delivered to the 22 Americans in neutral cus tody. j A spokesman for Ttumayya indi cated the "come home"* letter would have to be approved by the five-nation NNRC Monday, just two days before expiration of the 90-day period for trying to woo home unrepatriated war prisoners. There appeared to be little chance that face-to-face interviews with the balky Americans wbuld be arranged before the deadline. The letter actually is a state ment Allied explainers planned to use during interviews with thei : prisoners. The U.N. Command also was reported planning loudspeaker broadcasts to the prisoners before the Wednesday deadline. Both pro-Communist and anti communist prisoners in neutral custody made preparations for cel ebrating Christmas in their barbad wire compounds. The Reds delivered a truckload of athletic equipment to the pro- Communist north camp, along with decorations and colored tissue pa per. Holiday food also has bean supplied for the Americans, one Briton and 327 South Koreans in the camp. Some 22.000 Chinese and North Koreans in the anti-Red south camp will get Christmas delicacies from the U.N. Command said it would distribute gifts from outside organizations, including savers] planeloads of food from Formosa. After Wednesday prisoners who have not come home will be listed as absent without leave. A month later they automatically will be classed as deserters. "Now is the time to seriously consider that there is nothing more humiliating than to discover that one has been a fool, used for some one's questionable purposes and then later tossed aside like an old shoe," the letter declares. "Be certain in your mind that 1 you are not just grist for the, propaganda mill." "... A reasonable decision re- j quires a thoughtful evaluation of! family ties. If these mean anythig at all, it should be remembered that these, like cake, cannot be had and eaten too. You cannot forsake family ties and have them too." The U.N. Command called the letter a “statement of principle’’ listing seven suggestions to the American captives. The seven suggestions, briefly: 1. A free choice must be be tween “alternatives.” 2. A free choice requires correct information. 3. Remember your families. 4. Make sure your decision is free of “coercion and duress.” 5. Be wary of “promises of fu ture rewards . 6. You can serve mankind best among your own people. I 7. You must be fully aware of the techniques of education, per suasion and indoctrination which may have been employed in bring ing you to your decision. Since 1300 the United States has produced about 129 million motor ! vehicles. Migrating birds usually remain .within 3,000 feet ef the ground. TREVOR IS REELECTED tCrotmi m trum Pane One approximately $1,300 00 for repair, to the roofs and plumbing. Tha Mbtotimt program *f tho year, as indicated by the Armed Services Department a# YMCA's, was the USO CMS Jute titer's Day Letter Contest in aennectian with whisk Mrs- Dele j James e# Smith Bend, Indiana, was hewn te Key West te be i wMh Her saw tor the Mother't j Day weekend. Her sen, h. A. Oeniar, U9CO, Fleet Sonar j School, wea the contest winner. The Club dosed its fiscal year October sl. 1953. within the USO budget by $276.87, having benefit ed from the Navy Chanty Carni val by the amount of $1.900 00. Cooperation of the Navy and the Coast Guard was declared ‘excel | lent with the active participation of Bear Admirals Irving T. Duke aad George C. Towner. USN. Na val Base Commanders: Capt. H Paysoa, Jr., USN: Cdr Ray C. Tindall. CbC. USNR, Naval Base Chaplain, and Lt. Clem Pearson. USCG, Former Commander of the Coast Guard Base Th* financial report for Novem ber was made by Mr. Pinder and indicating an underspent position of $280.77 in spit* of a USO budget cut of R 8.90 per month for the new ftacel year.- Miss Jane Hudson, program di rector, reported the Marine Cerps Anniversary celebration, the Var iety Shew by Key West High STRONG ARM BRAND COFFER Triumph Alt GROCIRS BILL'S LICENSED PAWS SHOP 703 Dural Street amirs tszst Factory Methods Used — All Work Guaranteed Marino Radies A Asst. Equipment FOR PROMPT AND RELIABLE v SERVICE SEE ... DAVID CIFELLI tn Truman Ava. (Rear) TELEPHONE 2-7637 LOUIS COLUMBIA RESTAURANT 117 DUVAL STREET For The Best Italian Food STEAKS . . . CHOPS CHICKEN ... B’B-Q RIBS pitt* #ti# rt * SHRIMP .. . LOBSTER PIZZA —Te Taka Out . u ,... _ ■ puanc oiu Zst With Candlelight PARKING FOR PATRONS . Sunday Through Taesday ...And he’s one of them. That’s why Tm going to work him over the way B&g be worked over those four girls. And when I get through he'll wish he were juet ae dead as they are"’ *"***************** *® l * hkst emw-wmn * nsu uws LAST TIMES TODAY Fox News Cartoon Box Office Open: 1:45 • 9:00 P.M. Daily 4:00 - 9:00 P.M. Wednesdays CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE TELEPHONE 2-3419 FOR TIME SCHEDULE wp San Carlos Theatre Air - Conditioned Sc heel students, the Sedie Hew- j kins Oey Dance and the Thanks- j giving Day buffet and dance at program highlights a# the month. The club director commented on the report to the effect that the program tor Nevember was a meng tha best during th# past year and a half. Miss Hudson paid tribute to the fine spirit in which a number of the service men as well as GSO members had volunteered to assist with programming. Attending the meeting, in addi tion to Miss Hudson and Messrs. Trevor, Miller, Pinder and Evans, were RADM George C Towner, USN; Mrs Mary Lee Graham; Judge Aquiline Lopez. Jr.; Cdr. Ray C. Tindall, CbC. USNR; the Rev Ralph W. Rogers, Ralph Spa! ding, and Harold Laubscher, mi- M I of the Key West Chamber of Commerce. The English discovered a me thod of casting crucible steel in 1749 and was able to use it and keep it a secret from manufac turers <n other countries for to years. Read The Citizen CHRISTMAS SUGGESTIONS Children's Rockers, frem $ J.M Children's Table and ! Chair St 514.50 ;Children's Platform Reciters SI4.M 1 IfSNSR FURNITURE CO. iPeinciana Cantor Tel. 2-4*31 POOR OLD CRAIG SERVICE M STATION Qp Francis at Truman |r DIAL 2-919S Your PURE OIL Dealer Tire* .. Tubes .. Batteries ACCESSORIES 6tVS tni am or HEARING MURING AIM Brighten the life of a herd-of hearing frund or loved one. Visit or phone today for com plete information. It's to may .o thoughtful! AMY OPTICAL DISPENSARY 422 limenten St. Phene 2-7522 IREATH 1 FLORIDA Lll WNALTON Florida L*e Whaltoo. 96, passed away this morning at 7 25 a m. at the ruaidence. 914 Duval St., after a short illness. Private funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Chape! of the Lopez Funer al Home. The Rev. Michael Cron in. S J . will officiate at the ser vices. Burial will be in family plot in the Catholic Cemetery . She was a born in Key West June 9, IMS. Survivors art a niece. Mrs. Nina | Dunn Fry, and two nephews. Steph en M. Whalton and Whaltoo Parks mro|| am Mat. 2 A 4:M Night 4:12 A 9:11 9IKANV AIR CONDITIONED LAST TIMES I Sun. and Mon. TODAY | Jwlwl OTHi dBl gJu. MUkn!Mi-iw I —*** — > ‘^^*lEM7imro •Riwß-kroRMUM L WASH* saos st kuam B I MONROE Last Times Today Sunday* Monday and T u ®*^ a y -.SSMCUI.IH.URRR.WI Tonight Only '" SHOW TIMKS CHINA SKY 7:00 end 10:00 BOUGH TOUGH WEST 9:00 THREE NIGHTS Sunday, Monday and Thesday ~ FOUR NIGHTS— Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday Sunday and Monday Tuesday and Wednesday issiim RESCT ED MEN ARE (Conrmuea From Pug# ON) suffering only minor injuries, uer* identified a* V Sgi G. L. Easterbrook. S3, engineer. Wherry Housing Project, Utah. T. Sgt. W. E Dracup, 28. scan ner Wherry Housing. &. Sgt. D. T. Price, 11, scanner, Clearfield. Utah. S Sgt V. A Clegg. 23, radio operator. Kansas City. Mo. J. L Carter, Navy enlisted man "hitchhiking" aboard the plan*, Nephi. Utah, on leave from (Rathe, Kan. The plane was returning from n flight to Olathe.