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( Killer Of Husband
RIVERSIDE, Calif.. Dec. 21
MP) A jury, returning shortly 1
before midnight last night, found
Mrs. Sophie Petrillo, 35, sane
when she shot and killed her hus
band, Peter, 35, in their Palm
Springs apartment last Sept. 19
She screamed at the verdict !
and had to be partly carried from
the courtroom. Last week the
same jury convicted her of sec
ond' degree murder of her plea ol '
She was elven a second trial on !
her plea of innocent by reason of
insanity. By being found sane,
she will be subject to the second
degree murder penalty of five
years to life imprisonment.
The court set sentencing for
Had she been found Insane, she
would have been committed to a
state hospital instead of a prison.
The prosecution asserted that
Mrs. Petrillo killed her husbanj
because of jealousy over Alma
Ross Prima, 30-year-old dancer
and ex-wife of Bandleader Louis
Prima. She had confronted her
husband in Mrs. Prima's apart
ment the night before the shoot
ing. Mrs. Prima testified that Pe
trillo, a night club operator, was
discussing a business matter with
her when Mrs. Petrillo found
Wed., Dae. 21, 1949 Tha News-Review, Roieburg, Ore, 11
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Damage Suit Arises From
A claim in the sum of $11,000
has been filed in the county court
. against the estate of Gye Ben
nett, deceased, by attorneys rep
resenting R. M. Gilbreath, guard
Ian of Robert Lee Gilbreath, a
minor, who was injured ;n an au
tomobile collision last July 15.
Gordon Carlson, one of the at
torneys for the guardian, stated
in the claim that the child suf
fered injuries because of alleged
negligence by the deceased, when
an automobile in which the minor
was riding collided with a truck
"then owned and operated by the
deceased Gye Bennett."
The accident was reported to
; have occurred near Gazley road,
bet"'een Canyonville and Myrtle
Organization Of State
Defense Units Is Urged
PORTLAND, UP) S t a t e
Civil Defense director Louis E.
Starr told city and county offi
cials here to start organizing their
units of the State Defense ad
minisration. Starr said Oregon was ahead
of other states in planning but
lacks organization. He said "the
responsibility of civil defense in
its organized forms rests on the
He outlined the departments
authorized by the 1949 iedislature
under the program. The atom
bomb was mentioned.. Starr said
"we must considen the possibility
that we may receive an atom
bomb on Portland."., ..-
Negro Quartette Heard
At Senior High School
On Dec. 20 the Senior high
school was privileged to hear the
Coleman brothers Negro quar
The assembly was opened by
the flag salute, and students re
mained standing while the quar
tette sang the "Lord's Prayer.''
They sang several spirituals
and some other songs, including
"The Martins and the Coys,"
"There's a-Tree in the Meadow,"
"Old Man River," "Juanita,"
and while one played the accom
paniment ihe others acted the
parts of "Tea for Two."
They closed with "Silent
Night." This was reported as one
of the most enjoyable assemblies
Counties Should Get Bus
Law Fines Money, Ruling
SALEM, Dec. 21 (fP) Coun
tries should get all the money
received for violations of the new
school bus law, attorney General
George Neuner ruled.
The new law makes it neces
sary for motorists to stop for !
school buses which are loading
or unloading children. j
District Attorney G. ' Russell
Morgan of Washington county
had asked if the county should 1
split the fines with the state. j
U.S. auto workers are paid
from three to 10 times as much
as similar workers in Europe.
Give Your Motor
A Tune-Up J
We'll really give your
motor a scientific tune
up Drive in now ond
prevent serious trouble.
Oak A Stephen
Hoita No. 2Vi
NO. JOJ S
Fancy Corn crtlm!..
Fancy Canned Peas
No. 303 can
Cranberry Sauce 2 25c
Ocean Spray Your Choice Jellied or Whole Berries
Mince Meat Border 35c
for Delicious Mince Meat Pies That Can't Be Beat
Jell-Well Gelatins pi 5c
Six Flavors to Choose From. Buy Several Packs!
Canned Pumpkin 3 25c
No. 2V2 Cans, Moonbeam Brand. For Beautiful Golden Pies!
A large variety
of Nuts you like.
Bleached Raisins bi,bh. ; 19c
Dromedary Dates 19c
Cake Flour Soft.iilk
Cinch Cake Mix
Nestle's Morsels w t2-35c
Two 8-oz. Pkgs.
Flour !tt93c -$1.98
Kitchen CraftFlour 5,.;.$3.89
Gifts for the Smoker!
Albtrt can 07
Famous 1 on Prince 1-lb. Ofle
Cherub Milk e.p. t..i . lie
Whipping Cream n.t 54c
JreshMilk . WM
Hard Candies 25c
Ultra Fine Chocolate Drops at This Same Price!
Nob HiU"".- JS $1.35
A large Dot. 49c
AA large Doi. 51c
Airway mclB."n ft $1.29
EdwardsCoffee 2;.b; $1.45
Ready to Stuff
L . Crate
When you buy a Safeway 'Christmas Turkey you
.pay only for the part that will roast just right Price
is based on the oven-ready weight.
Grade A Hens
Grade A Toms
Crisp Celery lb. 8(
RED DELICIOUS APPLES
Pack, Vi box
Sweet Potatoes 25
Southern Yams 2,3
Squash, riiaa lb. -5
FRESH DATES, 3 -lb.' bag 75c
GRAPEFRUIT. White, 8-lb. bag 49c
GRAPES, Red Emperors Ib.l3'2C
D'ANJOU PEARS lb. 9c
AVOCADOS-CALAVOS lb, 49c
BROCCOLI, fresh, bright lb. 13c
CAULIFLOWER, solid lb. 14c
CELERY HEARTS lb. 12c
CRISP LETTUCE lb. 15c
POTATOES. U.S. No. 1 10-lb. 49c
BRUSSELS SPROUTS 10-oz. 19c
RIPE TOMATOES 14-oz.box 25c
Other "1'an-Ready features! Fancy Fryers pointed lb. 69c
Ducks Reacly f0 suff lb. 69c Roasters Ready to stuff lb. 69c
Rabbits For Frying lb. 69c Fricassee Fowl per lb. 65
HALF OR WHOLE
Fresh Oysters &SMr pint 59c
Pure Pork Sausage Country ityl lb. 45c
Pure Ground Beef w. lb. 35c
Skinless Wieners Sp.ei.1ly prictd lb. 39c
Assorted Luncheon Meats per Ib. 49c
Buy-T CHRISTMAS SEALS
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Ad pricei effective Thursday through Saturday,
Dc. 24. Wa reserve tha right to limit quantities.
No lalei to dealer.