The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 29, 1949
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^TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 13-1D Youth Belatedly Tells of Drowning Witness Reports Incident Following Cross Country Trip ROCHESTER, N. Y., Nov. 29—(/!') —Police dragged parts of Lake On- "i/io yesterday on the strength of n Ip-year-old hoy's Account of a wild I'ide at gunpoint and the drowning "' a Rome, N. y., woman while n»r husband l.aked on. The youth told Detective Chief Kinii Lambinse of being forced to "rive Nicholas Brooks, 30, and lib 20-year-old wife, Gilda, here from Rome the nighi of Nov. 3. He isld Hie wife was downed off the Charlotte pier on the Ontario shore. The hoy said he and Hie husband wrn made «• craw-country trip «5ling In Oklahoma City. Police are centering a -search for the husband in Oklahoma City. The boy. whose name was withheld, was brnueht here last night "V his father and a lawyer I^am- biase .said he told this story: Brooks, a painter, had been doing work at the boy's house In Rome and had allowed the boy to use his automobile. On NOV. 3, Brooks, brandishing a gun, ordered the boy to drive himself and his wife here. They halted at the Charlotte pier, which Juts a quarter mile Into Lake Ontario at the Gencsce River's mouth. Brooks ordered them on the pier. Suddenly the boy heard " a splash and a scream" and saw Mrs. Brooks floundering in the water. Describes Drowning The boy said Brooks made no move to rescue his wife. "In H few .seconds there wasn't any more sound from the water," the boy told Lambiasc. The boy could not sny In what manner Mrs. Brooks/fell Into the Sale Apparently Final Despite Changed Mind DECATUR. Ill._«v-Tlie ad In Hie personals column of a local paper asked the party who bought a brown Mouton coat at a rummage sale to call 3-8714. The ad author, who took advar, tage of the feminine prerogative to change her mind, said the ad didn't bring back the coat but, kept her Phone busy with calls from curious New Alfalfa Hardy DAVIS. Callf._ W -,_A new typo of alfalfa that rc5Lsts „„, dw ? n ' ( disease has been developed by the University of California. The disease Is caused by a virus and has affected about one-third of the producing areas in this state It causes rapid thinning in the second and third season of growth, the College of Agriculture reports Seeds of the new plant will tie allocated to growers in the affected areas. water, Lamblase said. Tiie boy's story continued- Brooks traded his 1018 sedan to a Rochester dealer for a 1939 model and $300 In cash. The pair drove 'to Buffalo, where he second auto was sold. Then they M a I ,'° S^c'ise and a plane to New York city. . T1 ' e . s '. Corked their »ay westward oLi j, I 0 " 1 " cit> '' stopping in route a " d Pittsb « r 8h en In Oklahoma City, they ran out of fluids. Brooks ordered him to wire his family in Rome for money The family wired the money Lambiase said, and requested Oklahoma City police to pick up the boy and return him home. Oklahoma police said they did not sec Brooks at the Western Union office when thev look the boy into custody. The youth is being held as a wayward minor. BLYTHEVriXE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS UN RISES - The skyscraper home of the United Nalions on the cast side of Manhattan. New York City, continues lo lake shape. This is a view of the east wall, which is built entirely of glass xvindows. Long Distance Deals WASHINGTON —M>;_ Mai) order houses .seem to do a big business in the Pilbilof Islands. Alaska The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says 850 pounds of mall were received there one day and that 400 pounds were in cat.-,logs. Lilienthaf Denies 'Plot' to Give Atom Secrets to Great Britain and Canada WASHINGTON, Nov. 29. M>) _, David E. Lilientlml yesterday laughed off charges that he has engaged In a "nefarious plot" as Atomic Energy Commission chairman to give atomic secrets to the British. In the first news conference held by the AEG in a year, the retiring chairman only grinned when a reporter cited the "plot" charges made by Senator Edwin C. Johnson (D- Colo) over the week end. But Lillcnthal made 11 plain—although he didn't say so in as many words—that he lliinks Johnson ov- eiftepped the bounds of the atomic energy act early tins month when the senator told a television audience this country has a bomb six times as powerful as those dropped on Japan. Johnson also said American, scientists are working on production of a bomb 1.000 times more jwwcrful. Lllicnlhal [old reporters that even President Truman, in ac- nouncing the results of the Eniwe- tok bomb tests in the Pacific, had used only general terms to describe the improved model tested there A reporter asked if Llllcnlhal was engaged In a "nefarious plot" to supply the British with secrets of the American superbomb, as Johnson had charged. Laughing, the chairman replied •I'm soon to be disengaged," Says Co-operation Desirable This was a reference lo his res ignallon, which lie said he hope can take effect nee. 31. He added that he is prepared to slay on lo: a few weeks after that. If It be comes necessary. He said he had n plans for civilian activity thereafter. Lltlenthal said In response to questions that It seems obviously the British and Canadians can contribute something worthwhile. In atomic developments it a ncv, agreement for an exchange of information among (he countries I. worked out In conferences how be iiiB held. Johnson Is a member of the Sen Atomic Committee. Millennial said that the joint com mittce has not been supplied will figures on the nation's atomic homl stockpile and the rate at whlcl KEROSENE and FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 Beautiful New Style Bedroom bombs are produced. He said these arc the only pieces of Information of that secret ciitc- goiy which (he committee Is not told about and lold a questioner: "The joint committee Is Informed on progress In weapons development. PAGE THREE Spiders Stump Science SVDNKY, Australia _</!>,_ Tlic Jraoian caves In New South Wales, Australia, /or long visited by touristy now promise to yield something new |o sclcnce-tlny blind spiders, which seem to live on no- thing, other Insect Hie Is very rare amidst the stalactites and stalagmites of these mile-long and 200- fcct-deep caves. The spiders bullet tiny webs, perfectly formed. What for? Science has yet to supply the answer. 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