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   Corpus Christi Times (Newspaper) - March 17, 1955, Corpus Christi, Texas                                14 CORPUS CHRIST1 TIMES Thurs Mar 7 1955 Three Nueces One Bee Students Win Spelling Contests Three students from Nueces County end one from Bee County have been named school cham pions and have won the right to compete in county contests lead ing to the regional CallerTimes Spelling Bee April 30 The champions are John Les lie Metoyerv 12 of Holy Cross School Barbara Floyd 13 of Christ the King Church School John Richard Hamlth 11 of SELF PRESCRlFtiONl 3225 AYERS v PHONE 36265 TIDE L IM1T 1 PIRINS NORWICH 5 GRAIN DUSTING POWDER OTHER KISSES KIDNAP VICTIM AFTER SAFE RETURN lice Nesbitt 8 released after teing held four hours Blanche Moore School at Sundeen and Sue FHts of Madderra Junior i School in Beeville The spelling champion of the South Texas region will win a trip to Washington D C to com pete in the national spelling bee May 19 All expenses will be paid by The CallerTimes VITAMIN DROPS 2 foi1 24 W I REGULAR f 50 Of KCS8S 250 BARBARA BOULDS Wonderful Nite cream with its new soft ening agent lubricates TORONTO March 17 father three children was held today in the ransom kidnaping of the Syearold daughter of a wealthy Toronto lawyer The girl Alice Nesbitt was re leased unharmed less than Iwr hours after her abduction as she walked home rein school lor lunch Police said they had obtained a full confession from Phillip O Des sc Si identified a a plumbinc contractor from Pcnetanguishcnc Authorities said ODcssc hold Alice captive in his Station wapon stopping only to telephone a S25 000 ransom demand to her mother Called Police The mother Mrs Wallace Ran kin Ncsbitf called police shortly alter received the ransom call She said she notified them despite the kidnapers threats that lie would kill Alice she talked ODesse uas picked up nt jrun point about two miles souh of the Ncsbitt homo in Torontos fashion able Forest Kills section Police said the mnn know the Nesbitis who have a summer home at Pen etangiiishene They described him as being up to his ears in debt The childs father one of Toron tos most prominent lawyers is in England on business Police said Alice was enticed into the station as she walked home from Bishop Stachan Schoolncar the familys big stone house Four Fife for Sundeen District Four candidate including two incumbents have filed for posts on thr board of trustees of Sun dccn Independent School District Residents of the district will vote j April 2 Deadline for filing last Saturday i The incumbents are board prcsi1 Idcnt Steve Mokry and L Hamj lin Thvy are opposed by Drue D j Scull aircraft inspector at Naval j i Mr Station and George Linton planner and estimator at NAS j j Scull and Linton them1 selves as middle of the road candi dates He made rne get in the car Alice said later I couldnt run away We drove out of the city and into the country We drove around and around at last I knew we are getting close to home and he tod me I would see my mummy and daddy again Unwitting Messenger Police said the abductor enticed 12yearold Jimmy Edwards to act as his unwitting messenger for the ransom money The kidnaper gave the boy 52 for cab fare and agreed to meet him afterward to collect the par cel he said the Kcsbitts would give him As the taxi stopped at the Ncs bitt house and Jimmy xvalked towards the door the kidnaper passed by in his station wagon and freed Alice about a block away Police took down the num ber and closed in a short time later The family had the money ready to pay the ransom but police had surrounded the house and were waiting SAVE ON A GENUINE TOASTMASTER AUTOMATIC TOASTER Own the finest for less Put one away for Mothers Day I3 O a O SOeOO LaysAWay sou GIANTJAR HAND CREAM Reg 175 Ison Greasy just rub on for lasting soft hands BARBARA GOULDS SPRING SPECIAL AT ONLY PLASTIC o GARDEN 1 POWDER Hair Tonic ON MODEL 21K3Q Doors Open 9 AM REGULARLY just 33 Left Reg One to a Customer NEW SPRING LINENS 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