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Thursday, January 17, 1985
The North Texas Daily—Page 3
Ski I tern executed by lethal injection
HUNTSVILLH (AP)—Doyle Skillcrn, con- nationwide since I976 after his final bids for a
demned to die for a killing in which the con- reprieve were rejected Tuesday by both the U.S.
fessed triggemian may soon go free, was executed Supreme Court and Texas Gov. Mark White,
by lethal injection at 12:23 a.m. Wednesday. He coughed deeply three times just before he
Skillem. 48, was put to death for the Oct. 24,/ died and appeared to try to sit up, witnesses said,
1974. slaying of Patrick Randel, an undercover but was held down by restraints. Officials said
narcotics agent for the Texas Department of Pub- the deadly solution began (lowing to Skiliern,
lie Saftey. strapped on a gurney, at 12:19 a.m. Four min-
He became the fifth Texas inmate to receive a utes later he was pronounced dead, his eyes still
lethal injection since 1982 and the 36th executed open.
Woman senator gets huge ID card
AUSTIN (AP)—Texas' only woman state sena-
tor received as a joke Wednesday a huge II) card
in recognition of her vain attempt to get on the
House floor for a speech by Gov. Mark White to
Cyndi Taylor Krier, a 34-year-old lawyer, was
barred from the House chamber on Tuesday by
doorkeepers who did not recognize her.
Krier, R-San Antonio, chose to go upstairs rath-
er than insisting on a seat with the other senators.
“Lots of those in the Senate are new faces to
us over here," saiil House Sergeant-at-Arms Ron
Hinkle, who wrote Krier an immediate letter of
Krier was not wearing her official Senate pho-
“I do hope to accomplish a few other things
besides getting on the House floor," Krier said.
She said she would frame the ID.
Police dismiss man's murder charge
FORT WORTH (AP) A murder charge accus-
ing a Fort Worth man of shooting one of the vic-
tims in a string of disappearances and slayings of
young women was dismissed Wednesday after pros-
ecutors decided they had insufficient evidence
A fingerprint found on the murdered woman's
car- the key piece of evidence against Timothy
Paul Volkmar- was misidentified and was not his.
Assistant District Attorney Steve Chancy said.
"What we considered to be our main piece of
FORT WORTH (AP)—A victim’s deathbed
account of a robbery and shooting at a luxury-car
dealership may help police find the killer, offi-
J. Weldon Day, 55. a used-car manager at Bavar-
ian Motors and former semiprofessional baseball
player, was able to give Fort Worth police "pretty
good” information about the shooting before he
was pronounced dead at 10:45 a.m. Monday at a
evidence has evaporated." Chancy said. "We're
dismissing all charges."
Volkmar. 25, was arrested Saturday and charged
with the shooting death of 20-year-old Lisa Griffin.
Volkmar was arrested and charged by the Tarrant
County sheriff’s office. But when Fort Worth |x>lice
looked at the case in connection to their own probe
into the murders, they said the fingerprint found
on Griffin's car did not match Vokmar's print.
Sheriff’s officials later concurred.
Fort Worth hospital, authorities said.
Day was found about 8:30 a.m. Monday in the
back room ol the dealership. He had been shot
"He was alive for a time." poL.e detective
Paul Kralz said. "We got a little information.”
Police are looking beyond robbery as a motive
for the killing. A money clip with $1,600 was
found in Day’s pants pocket.
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By MARCHENE HUDSON
Representatives from 100 companies will be at NT
Wednesday for the 10th annual Career Day, said Diane
Shettler of the Career Planning and Placement Office.
The office will also be conducting workshops on
interviewing techniques Tuesday and Wednesday. The
workshops are designed to help students learn the
do’s and don’ts of interviewing.
Career Day, sponsored by the office, lets repre-
sentatives from regional, national and international
businesses come to NT and distribute information
about their companies to students, Shettler said.
The workshops are designed to prepare students
about such things as how to dress and act for the
interviewing process. They will consist of four repre-
sentatives who will answer questions after a discus-
sion period. The representatives will he from Fox
and Company. Certified Public Accountants, Joskc’s,
Xerox and Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.
The informal format will let students visit various
company representatives and ask questions about their
companies and job opportunities. This also helps stu-
dents decide on their career goals, she said.
Ray Lewis, assistant director of the office, said,
“These people bring to our campus and to those
people who attend the workshops a wealth of experi-
ence they can share with our students concerning
the employment process.
“Our staff and office is extremely grateful to these
people to come and share their expertise and know-
Shettler said the representatives who visit NT on
Career Day are usually the same ones who interview
students for jobs. This gives prospective employers
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about internships with certain companies.
Some of the companies that will he represented
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Sanger Harris and J.C. Penney, she said.
The Career Planning and Placement Office also
plans an Education Day for Feb. 6. NT will host 60
representatives who will distribute information about
teaching positions. Schools from Texas, New Mexico,
Arizona and Oklahoma will be represented.
Both career days are open to the public.
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The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 68, No. 57, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 17, 1985, newspaper, January 17, 1985; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth723130/m1/3/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.