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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - September 25, 1955, Oakland, California
Police Check All tips to kidnapped . Baby reports was a Portland soothsayer s teance a Hundred of mothers carrying babies. A Man s excited report that he Rode on an air plane with the suspect five years ago have All been exhaustively checked in the search for the missing in want Kobert Marcue. The Case which enters its seventh Flay today has excited both the attention and suspicion of the state and the nation As an army of Young mothers can testify. One weary woman in san Jose yesterday had particular reason for bitterness. All wanted to do was make a Rou me saturday afternoon shop envelope thu i. The envelop of the apology letter it to or. A. Who attempted to extort from him with an earlier Kidnap letter. D ear it payt Dene t a Kina by sending y v v i threaten Laa your mems after Mallei Lefar t. Toul a serious As the Good Tosi of Al Yea final year 60.6 t Ouss. T Serif Leiter Pine trip downtown. Before it completed police had been three times to Stop and question her. Her description they said was somewhat similar to the overweight blonde seen at it. Zion Hospital when the Newborn baby disappeared. 30t phone Calls san Jose police received up to 300 Calls a night following re ports of diaper thefts there three Days age by last night How Ever this number had dwindled to 10 or 12. Every Call received by police throughout the state was being carefully investigated no mat Ter How far removed from reality one such Lead care fully checked before being Dis from a Portland ore., Fortune Teller who said that she had a vision that the infant was in fort Bragg. The youngster could not be found even though the visionary s instructions were carefully Fol Lowed. San Jose police received an other written from a Man in the East who in formed them that he had Ridden a transcontinental plane with a woman who was a Large and dowdy blonde a perfect match for the description of the suspect in the Case. His trip occurred he reported in 1950, a fact which checked police interest in the others checked other reports checked out yesterday included one that linked woman in Illinois who has Tribune. Suit Oil. Sept. 25. A it been involved in tour previous none of the persons who saw the bedraggled Blende at the Hospital the Day the in Fant disappeared recognised her photo however. It was apparently somewhat hazardous to take an infant out doors in the East Bay. Police rushed several times to Stop cars in which surprised parents were taking their offspring on trips and they rushed to a Home in Hayward on a tip that a woman had been seen taking diapers off the clothes line. Five sheriffs deputies found that a Young woman had been doing an errand for a Friend and had taken in the wrong laundry. In Al Sobrane sheriff s deputies tracked Down another couple and found that they hat taken their adopted twin for a ride an act which resulted in the License number of their car turned in to Albany police. County probation Load mounts the adult division of the Ala Meda county probation department had charges under its supervision As of sep tember 1, the work Load is increasing at the rate of 45 month. The report of probation officer Lorenzo s. Buckley shows there Are men and 467 women on probation by court order. There Are another 590 unofficial cases under guid Ance of the because l fiendish Chi tit you Kuky s return and ask your j itt Ftp or Desirre a Jio Argi Mehess As As Oad and Ransom hoax puzzles father continued from Page 1 done away with if any Law enforcement Agency it said. The neatly printed letter was on cheap ruled paper and had been mailed special delivery to the Marcus Home in Daly City. It was intercepted because a mail clerk noticed that it bore insufficient postage and then recognized the doctor s name. He turned the letter Over to postal inspectors. Get second letter the second apology letter was received yesterday. Mailed Friday night in Oakland it said that the writer realized he had committed a cruel and fiendish the note said that the writer was now praying for the baby s Safe return and asked for forgiveness. Both letters were written by the same person it. Daniel Scott of the san Francisco police department said. The print-1 ing and the Type of paper were both the same he said. Both1 have been sent to the washing ton laboratories of the Fri for analysis. Fri agents Are Hunt ing for the letter writer As Well. Using the mails to defraud is a felony a fact the letter writer said he realized Only after mail ing the first note. While the writer pleaded in his second letter for forgiveness the Young physician father said he really is not concerned about the new note. It s apart from the Case. I feel like it just As i did about the Ransom note. Hurts everything hurts. The fact that somebody could do a thing like that amidst All the goodness that people Are showering upon us is a mystery to the Doc Tor said. He continued you know whatever Hap pens in this Case whether the ending is a Happy one or not a Happy one this thing has become almost a Sermon. Very few people Ever have had an Opportunity to verify their feelings about the fundamental goodness of he pointed to the unbelievable sources from which Mes sages of Comfort have arrived. The greatest thing Here has been this terrific wave of Good Ness. It s almost As if the entire nation has made my prob Lem its t apology Federal agents Are searching Lor the writer of this letter an apparent apology by the person who at tempted to extort from or. Sanford Marcus four Days ago. Signed by the the note asks forgiveness for a cruel and fiendish new emergency formula for stolen Marcus baby an emergency new formula for kidnapped eight Day old Robert Marcus was issued yesterday by paediatricians at mount Zion Hospital. Or Louis b. Goldstein who delivered the infant said the formula now must be fortified and enriched for the baby s health now that he is a week old. He issued an Appeal for the kidnapper to switch to the new formula for the baby s welfare. The new formula follows evaporated ounces. Ounces. Dextrose maltose no. Tablespoons. Ounces. This is a 24-hour amount to be divided into six bottles. All utensils should be sterilized and it should be fed lukewarm. Robert Dade funeral rites Are slated for tomorrow Dean Maddox Veteran radio figure Dies Dean Maddox 59, Veteran Bay area radio and television master of ceremonies died of a heart attack last night in Reno. He had gone there on a business trip. In radio work for Many years Maddox made regular appear ances and conducted sidewalk interviews at 13th St. And Broadway for several years. Under the name of Budda he also conducted a television Talent show. Maddox began his broadcast ing work on the sidewalks of new York in the Days of Al Smith and Jimmie Walker. He came to san Francisco in 1934. A native of Indiana he was educated in Russia and Ger Many where his father was in the . Consular service. He went to school in St. Petersburg and later in Dusseldorf Ger Many. He was once a colonel in the Indiana state guard and be came chief radio announcer for China s Sun Yat sen. He served in both the Canadian and Amer ican armies in world War i. Maddox was stricken in Down town Reno. He was dead Ort a Lafayette sept. Neral services for Robert e. Dade 39, Oakland air plane pack aging executive will be held at monday. Or. Dade a native of it. Frances Canada was fatally injured thursday when from a buckboard during a Trail ride near Tassa Jara hot Springs. He lived in hidden Valley Lafa Yette. Engineers 80 98th ave., and a member of the Frontier boys the Riding group he was with when the Accident occurred. He is survive Al by his wife Kitty his parents or. And mrs. Jesse e. Dade of Long Island two sons Robert or. And John a daughter Margaret and a brother George of Long Island. Services will be held at the Albert Brown mortuary head of Dade Export Piedmont ave., Oakland. If Vuu. A Mcdavi rival at Washoe medical Center. He is survived by his Wile Thelma and two children Dean jr., and Faith. He lived at 3458 Clay St., san Francisco. Van Fleet in Seoul sept. 24 i Gen James a. Chairman Van of Fleet honorary the american korean foundation arrived to Day to tee the opening of for Korea project save on male s twice a year proportioned nylons regularly 1. 00 51 gauge 15 denier self or dark seams 99v. Or. 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