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adminis-: ! i ifl-Pre-! Baby Boy from Hospital Room Hou where Mr and Mrs 3033 W- W- i0th pl Their baby Reese hospital. Continued from first page) apparently no one saw her leave the hospital at that time. Oscar Moore, 309 E. 49th St., a laboratory assistant in the hospital, told police that he saw a woman in nurse's uniform, uniform, carrying a baby wrapped in a blanket, leave Meyer House, in which the maternity ward is located, about 3:25 p. m. He said she got into a blue station wagon containing another woman and a man. A short time later, the theft of a blue Chevrolet station wagon, Illinois license DR 7787, from 42d street and Ashland avenue, was reported to New City police. Police broadcast an all-points all-points all-points bulletin on the theory that it might be the kidnap car. The fact that the baby was kidnaped was discovered after Miss Mary Trenchard, 20, a student nurse who saw the woman leave with the baby Police sketch of kidnaper thru the ooot leading to a rear stairway, reported the incident to her superior. A check of babies in the nursery estab- estab- ilshed that the Fronczak baby ! was missing. Mother Unaware for Hours Mrs. Fronczak did not learn that the baby had been taken from the hospital until informed informed of the fact two hours later by her husband, Chester Jr., 33, an aircraft machinist for Hewitt-Robbins, Hewitt-Robbins, Hewitt-Robbins, 4525 S. Western av. She became hysterical. Hospital authorities made public the baby's formula in the hope of saving the infant's life. The formula consists of - M 9Tij j'- j'- jr)' Kidnaped ch-iter ch-iter ch-iter Fronczak Tr. live at boy was kidnPed from Michael TRIBUNE Staff Photo) one part of a preparation known as Similac and 2Vt parts of boiled water, administered in quantities of two to three ounces every four hours. Within minutes of the discovery discovery of the kidnaping, the Federal Federal Bureau of Investigation disclosed that it was joining the search. The kidnaped baby had not been foot printed in the hospital. hospital. A spokesman said it is not the hospital's practice to foot print infanta. Instead, identification identification tags are fastened to a wrist and an ankle. live With Senior Froncisks The Fronczaks live in a three-room three-room three-room attic apartment in a home owned by Fronczak's parents, Chester Sr., 55, an employe of the Hotpoint company, and Ann, 50, who works for Swift & Co. The elder Fronczaks live on the first floor. Chester Fronczak Sr. returned returned borne from work at 5 p. m. and was told of his grandson's grandson's kidnaping. "My God!" he said and rushed to a nearby bank where he was to meet his wife to go shopping. From there, they both went to the hospital. Mrs. Opal Volkman, a neighbor neighbor of the Fronczaks. said that a previous child of the couple was stillborn. She said that Fronczak, after the new baby was born, was "terribJy . excited and pleased a typical father." Cabbie's Tip Spurs Hunt Police launched a house-to-house house-to-house house-to-house house-to-house house-to-house search in an area bounded bounded by 3lst and 39th streets and Wallace and Halsted as a result result of a tip. The search began after a cab driver, Lee Kelsey, 34, of 730 E. 39th St., reported picking up a woman in a nurse s uniform carrying a baby wrapped in a blanket, at 29th street and Ellis avenue, near the hospital. Kelsey said the woman was between 40 and 45 years old, and wore a gray tweed coat over her nurse's uniform, and a red babushka. After entering his cab, about 2:15 p. m., and asking to be driven to 35th and Halsted streets, the woman removed the babushka, and Kelsey noticed noticed that she was wearing a hair net. The abductor had been described as wearing such a net instead of a nurse's cap. :
Clipped from Chicago Tribune, 28 Apr 1964, Tue, Page 2
28 Apr 1964, Tue • Page 2
28 Apr 1964, Tue • Page 2