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It was just the first in a series of confessions and phony tips authorities received before and after the sensational trial in which or. Sheppard was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in the Ohio Penitentiary. None of the previous confessions however received the amount of attention that has been focused recently on Donald j. Wedler a fugitive from a Florida Road Camp who would have been 20 when Marilyn Sheppard was struck with 35 blows from a weapon that police never found. Sheppard a chief defense counsel William Corrigan questioned Wedler at length in Deland fla., last week. His verdict a i think this Guy did he prepared a 1,200-word statement and Wedler signed it. But Corrigan was close mouthed on what he might do with the statement in View of the Flat rejection of Wedler a confession by authorities Here who questioned him earlier. Cuya hoga county Coroner Samuel r. Gerber one of three men close to the original investigation who went to Florida to question Wedler called the youth with the Blond sideburns a a or. Gerber called it the 26th confession to the murder of 31-year-old Marilyn Sheppard who was four months pregnant at the time. A few Reppard confessions and tips have been publicized. One such confession came from another Florida fugitive Billy 0 Williams 17, of Tampa who ran away from a criminal proceeding and wound up in a Trenton n.j., jail in september 1954. A Cleveland detective Dis etched to Trenton decided that Williams Ever had been Iowa Cleveland it was a a Long time then there was Henry a Ehrer 51, an sex convict who turned up in Cincinnati in november 1954 with the tale that he was with a burglar who murdered mrs. Sheppard. It was not until fuehrer had been brought to Bay Village where he admitted picking up a a late newspaper to refresh his store of information that a detective Learned that fuehrer was in the workhouse at Knoxville tenn., the sunday of the murder. Police also checked out a number of tips like the Telephone Call that told them the Quot Bushy haired killer was at a Cleveland hotel. When they reached the designated hotel room they found a Louisville ky., businessman with Quot very Short the Bushy haired description had entered the Case in the statement of Sheppard who told of being struck by a Man with Bushy hair when he answered his wife a scream and said he later struggled with the invader outside on the Beach Sheppard who was 30 at the i time of the slaying recently looked at a picture of Wedler and said he had a vague feeling this might be the Man who knocked him out on the stairs at the Bay Village Home. While Corrigan would not say what his next step would be prosecutor John t. Corrigan no relation said if the Wedler confession is submitted to him he will consider whether to take it before a grand jury. An indictment by the grand jury would be necessary before the state of Ohio could ask Florida to extradite its prisoner to face charges Here. Wedler is awaiting trial on escape charges. He was serving a 10-year sentence for robbery when he escaped Florida officials said. But official sources were doubtful whether a confession alone would be sufficient to take the matter before a grand jury. They said a confession probably would have to be backed up by some tangible evidence such As a murder weapon. Mrs. Eunice Sally Brillhart is pictured with her five year old daughter Diane shortly after she arrived at the Home of her husbands parents at Columbus Ohio. She was released the previous Day from a West Virginia prison where she served three years for the slaying of three of her four children. Rocket called safest weapon the american legion was organized in Paris France Back in 1919. Washington up Gen. Earle e. Partridge chief of the Continental air defense command said saturday americans first air borne atomic rocket the Mai is probably the safest weapon Ever developed. Partridge told a news conference at the air Force assn., convention that so Many safety factors have been built into the new weapons that Quot i done to see How we could have an accidental the rocket is carried unarmed inert in the nuclear sense until its air arming Only moments before the actual firing. The Mai was test fired for the first time Over the Nevada desert july 19 from a Northrop f89 scorpion interceptor. The Altitude was not disclosed except that it was Quot in excess of 15,000 in order to determine the amount of danger on the ground a group of air Force officers were i stationed on the desert directly below the blast. Four members of the group recalled the experience at the news conference Here and said that although they remained below the explosion Point for an hour they did not experience any measurable atomic contamination. Partridge said introduction of the Mai air to air rocket with its j atomic warhead was the most important development since the introduction of radar and inaugurated a new Era in air weapons. He said it will be installed at Many bases. Other officers said there would be further tests including the firing of the rocket at a Quot drone or pilotless plane. They said it will be equipment on the newest fighters including the con Vair f106. Methodist event set at Flathead the annual summer school of missions and Christian service of the Montana conference of the methodist Church will be held at the Flathead Lake methodist Camp aug. 5-10. Mrs. Richard f. Vide of Butte is the conference president and mrs. Robert Langel of Rudyard is the Dean and chairman of the school which is sponsored by the women a society of Christian service. Or. A. E. Kolbe professor of new testament theology at Garrett biblical Institute Evanston 111., will teach a course on the Quot Book of Quot Christ the Church and race a will be the subject of a course to be Given by mrs. Charles Nowlen of Wyoming. There will be other classes on the subjects Quot the Church at Large a and workshops will be held in parliamentary procedure group discussion audio visual aids and procedures of the women a work in the Church. Or. Frank Laubach a world famous minister and educator will address the opening session of the school on aug. 5 at 8 p m visitors Day will be held Friday aug. 9. Navy moving offices in Economy shift Oakland Calif. Or the Navy purchasing office in san Francisco and the Navy regional accounts office in Seattle will be moved to the Oakland naval Supply Center by oct. 31, Navy officials have announced. 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