Pair pleads innocent to kidnapings
WCHILLA, Calif. (A) - THE TWO, 24 - year - old sons because he suffered bodily The 55-year-old driver sat im- A F T E R T H E defen-
lefendants pleaded ino- of prominent San Francisco harm," Justice Court Judge passively in the front row of dants waived their right to a
'esterday to the kidnap- area families, appeared som- Howard Green told Woods and the 60-seat courtroom, filled to preliminary hearing withIn 10
f 25 Chowchilla school ber as they were formally the older Schoenfeld. capacity with reporters and days of arraignment, Green
n and their bus driver. charged with 43 counts of kid- townspeople. Many of them scheduled an Aug. 26 prelimin.
were held in lieu of $1 naping and robbery in the July WOODS, wearing an ill-fitting waited three hours for a place. ary hearing for all three.
million bail each. A third de-
fendant lost a bid for reduction
of his $1 million bail.
As a crowd of 250 persons
gathered, a heavily armed
team of Madera County sher-
fif's deputies manned rooftops
around this farming town's new
government building during the
45-minute arraignment of Fred-
erick Woods and James Schoen-
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) -
Missouri politicians put a mora-
torium on the U.S. Senate cam-
paign yesterday after the death
of Rep. Jerry Litton in a fiery
plane crash on his way to a
Democratic primary victory
Litton, 39, winner of the nom-
ination with 47 per cent of the
vote in incomplete returns from
Tuesday night's balloting, was
killed swith his family and two
other persons in the crash at
THE PLANE took off about
9 p.m. for a victory party in
Kansas City. Just after take-
15 abduction of the children and
bus driver Ed Ray.
With them at the defense
table was Schoenfeld's 22-year-
old brother, Richard, who was
arraigned last week on the
same charges. All three were
"I want to make you aware
that the first count of kidnap-
ing of Frank Edward Ray car-
ries with it a penalty of life
imprisonment without parole
navy blue suit, licked his lips
nervously and looked down.
Schoenfeld, wearing a striped
shirt and corduroy pants, shuf-
fled his feet and stared at the
The first count carries a more
extreme penalty under state law
because Ray's hand was cut as
he and the children were herd-
ed by three gunmen into a bur-
ied moving van at a Livermore
Television viewing tonight
~halts Senate race
off, it banked sharply to the of Litton's chief opponents for
left, crashed and exploded about the Democratic nomination, said
150 yards from the end of the he asked his supporters to close
runway. The bodies were badly his campaign headquarters and
burned, and identification was "go home and say some pray-
made through dental charts. ers" after he learned of the
Litton's wife, Sharon, 38, and crash.
two -children, Scott, 12, and Lin- FORMER GOV. Warren
da, 13, also died in the crash, Hearnes, who also sought the
along with pilot Paul Rupp Jr., nomination, said he turned off
44, and his son, Paul Rupp III, his television set and stopped
18. worrying about the election
State Atty. Gen. John Dan- when he heard of the accident.
forth, winner of the Republican Symington had collected 25
nomination, said yesterday he per cent of the vote and Hearn-
was shocked at Litton's death. es 26 per cent with 95 per cent
of the ballots counted.
"IT IS unbelievable that a Federal investigators combed
man who has reached the apex the Chillicothe airport grounds
of his career has been taken yesterday for clues to the cause
so suddenly," Danforth said. of the crash, but "anything that
"Obviously, I am canceling all would be said now would be
political activities until further entirely speculation," a Feder-
notice." al Aviation Administration
The executive committee of spokesman said.
the state Democratic party will A National Transportation
meet Saturday to schedule a Safety Board official said the
gathering of the 60-member cen- wreckage was left intact where
tral committee to decide who it crashed for inspection by a
will take Litton's place as the team of specialists.
nominee for the seat vacated Funeral services for the Lit-
by the retirement of Sen. Stuart tons were planned for 3 p.m.
Symington. Friday at the United Methodist
Rep. James Symington, one Church in Chillicothe.
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7 BATCH GAME PM
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7 24 STREETS OF SAN
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30 MEN WHO MADE THE
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9:30 9 POINTS EAST,
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7 HARRY O-Crime Drama
"A Firebell in the Night"
11 BARNABY JONES-Crime
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50 BEST OF GROUCHO-
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11:30 2 MARY HARTMAN,
After singing "Baby Boy" on
a live TV show, Loretta com-
mits a shocking blooper. Di-
nah Shores appears in this
enisode. Loretta: Mary Kay
4 13 JOIINNY CARSON
7 MANNIX-Crime Drama
Two in the Dark."
56 AnC NEWS-Iiarry
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"ADegree o1 Murder"
12:0 2MOVI-Drama BW
"Clash by Night"
1':40 7 MAGICOAN-Drama
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10 7 NEWS
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