Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 19, 1974, Page 10

Cedar Rapids Gazette

November 19, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa IO Tilt Cdir Rapids Gazette:Journalist Reveals Tale of Harrowing Trip Editors Note:    Sandy Fa wires, a journalist with the London Daily Express, has been traveling in the United States. Twelve days ago she met Paul John Knowles in At Ianta and traveled with him to Florida without knowing that he was wanted for questioning in up to 12 slayings. She wrote the following account for the Atlanta Constitution. B> Sand> Faults ATLANTA (AP) - He was tall, fair and handsome, with the immaculate manner of the comfortably rich American We had met in a bar in Atlanta and he had offered to show me the city. After a romantic evening he suggested we drive down to Miami. where he was going to see his lawyer and I was to visit friends. It seemed like a good way of spending a few days and seeing a hit of America, so I invited him to pick me up at my hotel the following day How could I have possibly known that those strange hands, the hands that would carry my suitcases, fasten my seatbelt, catch a mosquito hawk (dragon fly) in my room and carry it tenderly to freedom, had only three days before strangled and trussed a 15-year-old girl. police said, and reportedly stabbed her father to death, plunging scissors into him 27 times? The man I knew as Darrel Golden was really a wanted criminal. (The man she identified as Golden is believed to be Paul John Knowles, 28. a Florida parolee charged with murder in two Georgia slayings and wanted for questioning in sex oral other slayings. He is being held in the Bibl) county jail in Macon while authorities search for a missing Florida highway patrolman and a Delaware business man thought to have been taken hostage by Knowles last week ) Tingly Spine My spine still cramps with fear when I remember the jokes I made about what a risk I was taking, setting off on a journey with a stranger Now I feel it was those jokes and my sense of humor that kept me alive. We drove through the autumn countryside of Georgia keeping a careful eye out for traffic cops. As we neared Jacksonville. he said he was tired and asked me to drive. While I did so he* put his head on my lap and went fast asleep. Only later did I discover that he had jumped parole from this section of Florida, and that the car that I was so thrilled to be driving had been reported stolen four months previously and that the owner has never been seen since. When he awoke, I teased him gently about the conversation we had had the evening before. We had gone to the revolving bar at the top of the Regency hotel in Atlanta and watched the city move slowly around. It was romantic and we sat talking about ourselves in that intimate way complete strangers can For a while he talked about his family, his father who owned a small chain of restaurants in New Mexico, his brothers and sisters and the* mother he loved. It was when he asked me as a journalist if I would write a book about him I began to think. “Oh my God, I’ve got a right one (kook)." But I thought since I was drinking his drink, I would listen to him patiently He then told me art extraordinary story of some sec ret in his life that could only be told after his death. which he expected could come any time. He did not expec t to live a year He told me that the tapes with the details were deposited with his lawyer in Miami and that they would make world headlines when they we're published. It was a tall story and like any astute English lady I took it with a large pinch of salt Loner ( ult He again denied all my joking attempts to identify him as a murderer, narcotics sumggler or recent version of the Boston Strangler Yet he admired the cult of the loner, the social outcast His voice was very low It was the first time I felt fear, but like a fool I brushed it away. In the end I felt he was a lonely young man on a sillier ego trip. and was sorry for him. His manners were superb My wish was his command Doors were opened, drinks wc*re ordered. We went wherever I wanted to go; ( ape’ Canaveral, St Augustine’s fort He was proud of his America How could I possibly know that the clothes which he looked after so carefully and displayed so proudly had allegedly been bought by his victims’ credit cards? He stayed at West Palm Beac'h when we arrived near Miami, but not at my hotel. He met me at my hotel’s bar for several days. He even drove me in that supposedly stolen car. to an interview I had arranged with U S Atty. Gen William Saxbe. I was preparing to return to London and had many other friends to see So I left him in a bar and didn t return his phone c alls It was at that bar that he met some friends of mine who liken! him and took him back to their hotel for a drink, and that was where he stayed that night The* next day he* offered to drive my friend’s wife to the hairdresser and on the way attempted to rape hor She escaped, and from then on the gentle person who had carried my hags when we went shopping and had looked after my wallet so that it wouldn’t get stolen disappeared. He never took anything from me; it s really extraordinary I reported his rape attempt to the police immediately, and identified him from a police photograph I fen*I simply terrible* that I misjudged him so, but of course I’m relieved that he didn't harm me I was thinking of moving to the United States, but I see I have a gre at deal more to learn about America before I do that Sandy Fawkes Wool Winners Robbin Jordan, I 2, at left, and Sarah Allen, I 7, show off the wool outfits they entered in the District I “Make-lt-With-Wool” contest, held recently at Prairie high school. Robbin, daughter of the Kenneth Jordans of route, two, Marion, won an alternate in her age group with her plaid vest and plain coordinate skirt. Sarah won first-place with her three-piece pantsuit. Sarah is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Allen of route three, Marion. Winners of the distric contest are now eligible to enter the state contest in Ames Dec. 6. The annual contest is sponsored by the women's auxiliary to the Iowa State Sheep Assn. Other winners were: Lisa Netolicky, I I, of Amana, first place; Sheryle Wendt, 14, Mechanicsville, first place, and Beth Leichsenring, I 4, Amana, alternate; Kathy Paulsen, 16, Newhall, alternate, and Shirley Crowley Anamosa, first, and Terry Dies Lowden, alternate, in the adult competition. Stripper Cashes In’ On Incident BOSTON (AF) - With a new title and a new salary. Fanne Foxe has made her first stage appearance since tieing stopped by ponce in Washington. D ('.. with Rep Wilbur Mills in October The Washington Tidal Basin Bombshell”, Annabel Battisteila in private life. says she is being paid $3,000 weekly for four 20-minute strip shows a day, seven days a week She started out Monday's Pilgrim Theater performance in a gown of orange, red and pink plumes and ended it in a G-string. She said Mills called her afterward to tell her he does not approve of her new job. The Arkansas Democrat was not available for comment. Mrs Battisteila. a 38-year-old divorcee and mother of four, and Mills were passengers in a car that was stopped bv park police near the Washington Tidal Basin on Oct. 7 for speeding and operating without headlights She jumped into the basin and was pulled out by one of the officers Police said both Mills and Mrs Battisteila appeared to bi* intoxicated when the incident occurredy, Tues.. Nov. IS, 1974 Zenith -In Hearing Aids A Name’You Can Trust. 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NI PKo nm: 1*4-41 Sa ITOW HOU*Si I a.m. ta S pm Monday thru friday Saturday Hour*; I a m. ’til Noon ear Society for Women Features American Designer to Show Pants And Varied-Hemline, Loose Dresses Bv Abidal Yan Buren DEAR ABBY; Thank Gttd for you. You’re the only one I can turn to for help My wife and I are separated and will lie divorced as soofl as we can get the money together We are still friends She thinks she is pregnant She s been seeing my brother, and she says the odds are that it s his baby. There is slim chance, however, that its mine. No one knows she s pregnant but she and I. If the baby is mine, I will accept the responsibility and support it as I do our other children. But if it’s my brother's. I intend to disown it Is there any way to tell whose baby it is after it s born? If there is no way to tell for sure. I want to do what’s best for the baby. What do you suggest? IN DOUBT DEAR IV Blood tests after the baby is bora will not determine who the babv’s father IS — only who the baby's father ISN’T. Since you and your wife are still married, in the case of doubtful paternity, it would be wise to accept the child as vour own. SHOWER GIVEN FOR VI \RY KAY ANDERSEN Mrs. Rick Flynn, 2808 Falbrook drive NF, and Mrs Bob Flynn were hostesses Sunday afternoon for a bridal shower honoring Mary Ka\ Andersen She* i* the Dec. 27 bride-elect of Michael Flynn, IWO Park Town lane NE Eighteen guests shared the courtesy. Parents of the engaged couple are Mr and Mrs Vernon Anderson, 2825 First avenue, Marion, and Mr and Mrs Joseph Flynn. 4708 Green Valley drive SF By Patricia McCormack NEW YORK (UPI) — New spring clothes from American designers can’t relieve worries over fuel, the cost of sugar, the shrinking dollar and such. But they certainly can help a woman worrit'd about the waistline. The loose flowing silhouette — the kind that deemphasizes the waistline — will In* number one. says Eleanor Lambert. The fashion seer runs American designer showings which started Monday in New York — a five-day event attended by fashion reporters and featuring spring lines from 30 pace-setting designers. The clothes will be in stores in January. About that number one silhouette. Miss Lambert said “It is shown a la francaise, long, in shirred tiers below a yoke and full gathered sleeves, or American style, with a casual dropped shouldered top outlined in jeans stitching, with a sportive neckline and perhaps a wide cinched belt.” Denim Entry Speaking of jeans the newest denim entry. to lie drummed in af a show later this week. is a denim uikini. From Levi Strauss, the blue jean king. It is called a bikini but since the invention (rf the string — that hardly there outfit, this so called bikini looks like a modest two-piece swimsuit. The suit will cost around $18 when it hits the market by the thousands of dozens Highlights of Miss Lambert’s forecast Pants, given a bypass in shows by European designers a while back, stay in American-designed spring collections. Most outfits include coats or jackets. There is some showing of shorts but not the Ruby Keeler tapdance uniform shorts seen in French collections. The American shorts are mostly the tennis type. Any Length I Like' Hemlines come mmi-midi-maxi Take your choice. This has been the fashion dictum since three years ago when American women declared in their inalienable right to wear hems “any length I like.’’ Materials in the American collections are “airy, lively, lustrous and blithe Generally, according to Miss Lambert, there is no fusmess. just well thought out decorative accents. These include contrast double stitching, piping and faggoting. Asked how business is in the garment industry. Miss lambert said some persons seem to be buying expensive, well-made clothes as investments. The clients she represents sell clothes in the $75 to $5.(HNI range The latter, according to Miss Lambert, include fur creations Asked the same question. Walter Mankoff. assistant director of research for the International Ladies Garment Workers union, said it s hard to project for spring Americans spent some SWI billion for clothes last year. $38J billion for women’s and children's, according to Mankoff, an economist. Gate"* photo bv Duoo* Crock love . . . not leaving a steamy mirror after your shower. IM teq a $ *<,1 OM — AM <J ft ti |>y to* Anklet tmm§ DINNER. SHOWER FETE MISS BARBARA J. BERNS A surprise dinner and shower were given Monday evening to honor Miss Barbara J. Berns, F'eb. I bride-elect of Louie N. Decker. ITOH Hollywood boulevard NE. Hostess for the event was Anne M. Wilson. 533 Forest drive SF]. Miss Berns is the daughter of Mr and Mrs W.C. Berns. 2822 Westwood drive NVY Her fiance is the son of Mr. and Mrs Louie Decker of Lime Springs Mist FXL. VS FXH S SHOW EK HONORS SANDIE BROWN Miss Sandie Brown, Nov 28 bride-elect of Patrick R Cobb. 150 Miller avenue SW, was honored Saturday evening at a miscellaneous shower. Mrs George Kaufman (rf 3011 Tamara drive SW, mother (rf the future bridegroom, was hostess to the 15 guests. Parents (rf the bride are Mr and Mrs Robert Brown, 2220 Tenth avenue SW Mr Cobb’s father is Melvin A Cobb. Stone Park. Ill BLOWN-IN MINERAL WOOL INSULATION Today—Mora Than Ever Before Good Insulation Fays for Itself GREAT PLAINS GAS Insulation Dept. I 101 Second Ava. S.I. Phone 362-1 186 or 365-4647 Contestants Are Too Skinny LONDON (UPI) - Ben Ford, a member of parliament, took one look at the leggy entrants to the Miss World contest and delivered his verdict — ton skinny. “I prefer something a little better built.” Ford said. “They need a good meal of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding ” The girls were quick to reply to Ford, one of four legislators chosen to escort the beauties during a visit to parliament Monday. The content is this week. We are all good healthy girls,’’ said Terry Ann Browning, Miss USA NUMBER *ROUND THE WORLD POP CORN Miss Hildenbrand ELY — During a 3 o’clock ceremony Saturday at St John Lutheran church, Miss Robin Kay Hildenbrand became the bride of Herman John Baer, 388 Seventh avenue SW. Cedar Rapids. The Rev Alvin Danielson officiated The bride is the daughter of Mr arid Mrs Harold A Hil-denbrand. 5730 Colorado drive SW Parents of the bridegroom are Mrs. Muriel Baer. 1581 Bever avenue SE. and Walter Baer, 5305 Sixth street SW All are of Cedar Rapids A reception for 30 guests was given at the home of the bride’s parents following the ceremony. The bride wore a street-length dress of powder blue accented with lace trim. She carried an arrangement of pink and white tarnations Susan Selecman and Tim Boots were honor attendants. Becomes Bride The couple will make their home at the Seventh avenue address Mr, Baer is employed by Ray’s Construction gen TEAC HER HONORED MITH SURPRISE SHOMER A surprise baby shower was given Monday for Mrs Jerry Voss, 1738 Hillside drive NVC by her morning kindergarten class at Prairie elementary school, Co-hostesses to the 27 guests were Mrs Loren Mil* born. Mrs Allen Pedersen and Mrs U»ren Neubauer. POLISH \ID To polish sandals or other strap or thong shoes, first place a plastic or paper bag over your hand Then slip it into the shin* Jt.(]tar/es Instead of buying a new home why not buy a new kitchen. • Steel • Wood • Formica KITCHENS BY FRIEDL CertHiad Kitchen    S*rvin9    {attern    Iowa Datignar    1013    Mt.    Vernon    Rd.    S.E.    3667122 Community Theater Now Offers Buffet Cedar Rapids Community Theater now offers “buffet and Broadway.” The “candlelight'' buffet supper is privately catered and may bt* had for $3 50 to $5 and a regular theater ticket. The supper will In* served next door to Community Theater The current production is “My Three Angels ’. The buffet theater is tailored for groups of 20 or more. For further information call the Community Theater, 382-7632. between IO and 3 or Nancy Humphreys at 388-0158 ;

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