The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 30, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 30, 1949
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 19<!9 Carnival Worker Denies Murder Convicted Burglar Says Did Hot Confess To Killing His Wife LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 30. W)—A weather-beaten young worker yesterday denied that ho "confessed" killing his teen-age wife in Louisiana. "Where'd they Ret all that stuff." William Wayne (Billy) Kidd. 21, said at the FuJaski County jail here tills morning. State Police Sgt. J. II. Porterfield said last night that Kidd had told him of killing his wife and throwing her body in a bayou near Bastrop, La. Bastrop police said they had been h informed that the girl, 19-year-old grey-eyed Ellen Cruse, OH a, La., is alive and working ai a Ting-tossing concession in Port Arthur. Tex They said she denied to Port Arthur police that she was married to Kidd. Kidd, undrr a three year prison sentence for a southwest Arkansas burglary, insisted, however, that he hcid married the girl in Natchez Miss., last October. But he denied saying that he killed her. He said he beat her once In Waynesboro, la., "because she was paying too much attention to two other men." Then, he said ho beat her again near Bastrop, La when he learned she was still corresponding with the men. Kidd said he beat the girl with his fi-sts, blackln'g an eye, fired his pistol to scare her and drove away leaving her about six miles from Bastrop. Native of Kansas City Kidd, a native of Kansas City Mo,, said his first wife lives in Kansas City. He has been roam in the country for several years with traveling shows. Of his romance with Ellen Cnise he said he met her in her hom town, Olla, La., nn Sunday and were married In Nalchea the foi lowing Tuesday. rorterfle.d said last night tha Kidd volunteered this story as h was being brought here on the way to the penitentiary to begin hi . sentence:. f' Ho and Ellen were married las October while he was with a slree carnival. About three weeks 3at* he learned his wife had been goiiij out with two strangers. He sluggei one of the men and stabbed tin other. At Bastrop he drove his wif to a country rond, beat her wltl his fists, shot her with a pistol, nn< tossed her body- into a ncarb; bnyou. He then drove to Memphis am threw the gun in the Mississipp River. While there he met Richarc Allen, 21. of Chicago and they be gan a tour through the midwest. 'Hie two were arrested Frida nlErht in Prescott, Ark., for burg larizing a store. Each received prl son sentences of three years. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ?AGB SEVKN War Housing Units Needed, Hays Asserts LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Nov. 30— f/P)--Rep. Brooks Hays (D-Ark saici today the federal governmcn "cannot afford to abolish temper ary war housing In a numbftr cities in the nation." Hays, chairman of the Hous Subcommittee on war Housing, ha Just returned from a survey housing conditions in California. He referred to the decision Congress to abolish all temporar war housing communities betor January, 1951, to prevent formatio of new slum areas. Hays said the congresionnl ac tlon did not take In the "human factor which will make It impos sible to put people out In In PARACHUTE "STOPPER" FOR AIR FORCE'S NEWEST JET-This is u,c iirsi picture" re cased by the Air Force to show the unique parachute brakinj: technique used on llic new Martin XB-51 three-jet ground support bomber. The powerful swept-back wing bomber seen Inmiini- al Baltimore. Md.. made its lirsl flight on Oct. 28. The parachute, stowed aft for use at the pilot'* discretion, enables the plane to land on smaller fields. For taking oil iu short space, it is equipped with the jet-assisted Lake-ofr device. Paperweights, AH Kinds of Them, Flood Office of Interior Secretary WASHINGTON, Nov. 30. (AP) — 1~ Oscar u Chapman figures he's got 'ar more paperweights' than he can use as secretary of the interior. So—no more, please. Chapman has been receiving paperweights In almost every mail iince publication of a feature story about him Nov. 12, the day after he ivas appointed to move up from un-' dersecretary to secretary. The story picked op a phrase from an interior department biography which said that as a hobby Chap- Allcn Whiteside, Oil Company Executive, Dies TULSA, Olka., Nov. 30. (AP)—Allen Whiteside, 55, former oil company executive, died of cancer yesterday In a hospital at New Orleans, La. He had been hospltaliled three weeks. Whitcside retired in 1940 as exec""™ man "collects paperweights'and en- ""™ ? M ' 5la "': to the president of Joys movie thrillers." Sinclair Prairie Oil Co. and member of tile board of directors after learly 24 years with the company. Since then he had operated an .SCO-acre farm at Van Bmen, Ark. His body will be brought here for "uneral services. Tiiat was incorrect, «ald Chapman yesterday from the ic Bdle of his pa- pei weight surplus. "I am not particularly fond of paperweights, and I have never been a collector of them," he smilingly told a reporter. "Anything you can do to stop the flow will be appreciated." Chapman's secretary, Miss Hll- dreth Bond, listed some recent additions to the growing collection of whatnots: A weighted mahogany gavel. A pair of large quartz crystals, glued together in the form of an X. , A glass basin filled with what appear to be gold coins. A porcelain pig. Prom Hoi Springs, Ark., and labeled "we bathe the world." bronze nude up to her armpits in bronze water in a bronze batlitub. streets. "In such Instances as in Richmond, Calif., where 55 per cent of the population is housed by temporary war-built structures, wo can't afford to tear them down," the Arkansas congressman said. Hays said other members of the silbcominitte are studying the large government housing areas in Chicago and in the Gulf Coast region. ADMIRAL BENBOW INN IS33 Union A... 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'Pel-rail. Snreveport, Ln., vice [airman, and William F .Scarbor- igh, Little Rock, re-elected s>ec- •tary. The group adopted resolutions >posin any gasoline tax id calling for fair taxation of otor fuel, sound highway plan- ing, reduction of excessive In- icctlon fees and repeal of federal ixes on gasoline and lubricating Union county representative Em ictte Gathright. El Dorado, ex- lained problems of the legislature nd urged thorough observation ol 'gislative.activities by all citizens Bristol-Myers Advertising Hit By FTC Order WASHINGTON, Nov. 30-W»— The government yesterday ordered Bristol-Myers Co., New York, to stop using certain advertising claims for ipann looth paste Including those about its value in combatting "pink (oolh brush." An order issued by the Federal 1'fnric Commission said the nc'tlun •csullcd from "misrepresentation of (he tlicrapcutic value o[ Ipann Tooth Paste find Ihc extent to which It Ls used or recommended by dentists." In announcing thccircislon, Prc said it has dismissed complaints against two Noiv York advertising agencies In connection with the matter. They are I'edlar ft flynn Inc. and Young & Rublcnn Inc., who litmcilcd the Bristol-Myers account. Under terms of the order, the trade commission specillcally dlrec- tfcl a hall to [puna advertising claims that: use o[ the tooth paste "•.vith masage will prevent 'pink tooth tirnsir or aid in the treatment, of its causes;" that Ipaim Yugoslavia Celebrates Rise of Tito's Regime BELORAUK, Yugoslavia, Nov. 30 — <t'i— With no outward sign of worry over the Colnlnforin cani- ralgn against it, Yugoslavia yesterday celebrated the sixth anniversary of its People's republic. Cities were decked out. In flags ami brlRht bunting to commemorate the war-time formalng, Nov. 23. li a s "any significant therapeutic value" in treatment of mouth, tooth or gum disease; or that iims- c with Ipana "stimulates circulation In the gums, imparts firmness or health lo the prevents gum trouble.' g u tns or 1013, of Marshal Tito'e regime. Shops closed. Factories shut diri'n for two days Thousands of peasants plodded tlown country io-uls In miiKI-hiii'd costumes to join the festivities. Last night, arm In arm with Tito's lighting men and HU- grndc clerks, they danced In the streets til dawn. New Bank for Lake City Gets Commission Okay LITTLE HOCK. Nov. 30— MO— The Arkansas Kiink'on yesterday :iulh<irl/ed a new bank «|. Lake City, Ciaighcad Ccninty. The authoil/ation lor the Farmers SlHtoltauk iMomWUmrcl on ;.p- proval by the Federal Deposit. In- surance Corporation. The bank listed capital sloc< of $50.000 plus a surplus 01 (}~>,100 and undivided profits of $3,000. H. II. 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