The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 14, 1952 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 14, 1952
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUTUER NEW» Child-Poisoning Trial Resumed; Suicide Tried Accused Woman Cuts Wrists Shortly . Before Court Time WETUMPKA, Ala. r/Tl — The child-poisoning trial of Mrs. Earle Dcnntson was resumed todny after an attempt by tlic 54 j'ear-old nurse to lake her own life. She -,vas found yesterday morning In her prison bod with her wrist slashed. 3'i hours before the murder trim was to begin. "I'm sorry," she told aUendzi-.ts. "I must have been out of my mind." Circuit Judge Oakley Melton reset the trial (or today after phy-, sicinns said the nurse was physi-j rally able to appear in court. i She is charged with two counts] of murder in the arsenic slaying of' her 2 year old niece Shirley Dtann I Weldon tasl May 1 and for (he ar- senlc death of Shirley's sister Polly Ann 2>i years before. Pony Ann also was 2 when she olcd. Insanlly Plea Entered The aunt wns ordered to trlnl first for the killing of Srijrlcy Diann. Whether 6he will be prosecuted on the charge depends on what hap- j / ^ pens today. She lias plcnctcd Innocent by reason of Insanity in both Indictments. Mrs. DemiiEon, who had years of experience ns an operating room rmrsn. sawed a jagged cut In her wrist wllh.n small piece of razor THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, CONVERSATION PIECE—A while ago. Gov. Adlai E Stevenson said "I seem to spend a lol of lime reading about myself in the papers and magazines these days, The awful thing is 1 can't say I mind it much, either." Today lie Jias a lol more of thai type of reading lo do and shares it with his family. Above, helping the Governor check newspaper stories on his presidential candidacy are his sons, 10..year-old Bordcn. left, and John Fell, 18, and his sister, Mrs, Ernest Jvcs, She will become While House hostess if he is elected. At right Is Ihe family Dalmatian, "Artle"—short for "' "King Arthur." blade she had managed to slip into her cell. With a guard sitting nearby, she kept hoth hands under the bed covers while she cut her self. Once before, the nlsht she was arrested on May 8. ehe collapsed from an overdose of sleeping pills. Woman Admitted It Sheriff Lester Holley said the woman calmly admitted giving Shirley Dlnnn an arsenic spiked soft drink at the child's home, driving her to the hospital when she became ill then later watching an autopsy on her body. After State Toxicologfat C. J. Rehling reported finding arsenic, the parents, Mr, and Mrs. O. a. Weldon, recalled the mysterious circumstance? of Polly Ann's death following a visit by Mrs, Dennlson, and asked that her remains ne examined too. Dr. Rehling said Polly Ann also hnd arsenic. The aunt denied giving Polly Ann the poison. Sheriff Holley said Mrs. Dcnnlson admitted collecting {5,000 In Insurance on her, however, and said fihfi reportedly hnd policies totaling $6.000 on Shirley Dlann. 'Ding Dong Daddy of D' in Dog House with 15th Bride, Age 73 LOS ANGELES (/}") — The Dlnf* hnd been pelting telephone en Us, Dong Daddy of the "D" line has : one after the other, n'/ter'thc news Uken his 15th bride, but he's in of their marriage became known. van wi» «r> „ i c ^ ., _ * , WiC Smc " " Sa " ^ umtin Prison term for bigamy. He wooed j Ills women on the San Francisco i "D" line but nep!e:tcd tile Ing.v]' j fr-nriaHTics of divorcing them 1 1 When the low caught up with him [ I and he was tried lie testified that he had Ijp^ri v.-cd 12 or 13 times. I He received lltree 10 ycnr terms but i Husband Piayed Rough; bivorce Easily Received DERBY, England (.<!'/—Seeking « divorce on grounds of cruelty. Bessy Chapman testified yesterday tier husband tried to strangle her on her wedding day. slapped her face, took all her earnings on her first pay day after the wedding and threw n knife at her. She won (.lie case. Red-Faced Burglar Caught Wearing Skirt LOMJON OF, — Burglar James O'Neill was trying on some clothes, he had taken \vhen he heard the owners returning. He hurriedly grabbed what he thought wns a pair of trousers and fled out the back door. A few minutes later he returned sheepishly-wearing a woman's skirt. He xvas sentenced yesterday to three months In Jail on charges of stealing. Prodigal ^en Sett/esDown NEW LISKEAD, Canada l,Fi — Daisy, the traveling hen, has settled down here at last with her family of seven chickens—hatched and brought up in the nest she built on Uie back of hr-r master's trucfc which travelled 900 miles in the meantime. the dog house. She locked him out] of their apartment last night, nine I days after their marriage. He (s Francis H. Van \vle. BO, former Snn Francisco streetcar conductor, lion tamer arid boxer. His disillusioned bride Is 13-year- old Amelia Prltcliru'd, Lo3 An'goles widow. "Why. he led me to believe lie was a bachelor," she told a newsman from' behind the bnrred dnor of her iitMrtnient.. "No, he's not here; I don't know where he went,. No. I didn't know he'rl ever been married. I'm fjolng to stay right here until I can wake up my mind what to do. ' ' R'.s hard to' larrlcd so m...., „. Van Wie left home shorllv after newspaper stories told of his mar- rinse to Mrs. Pritchnrd In Las Vegas, Nov., Aug. 5. She said ho prroleil in two years. 1047 afler sen ing New York hns been the most pon- ulous state in the Union since 1820. I have five children, believe he has been Read Courier News Classified Ad Chicken And Gravy Call For Quick-And-Easy RICELAND RICE Save Time, Effort And Money! Use Quick-Ami-Easy RlCELAiXD RICE! K/0,y.,lYV/> KICK rr.inire, no irrw/iin^, ,,„ rimifijr, no draining, no rr-slrinnin" ' (,'se <tnirt;.nn,t.,- n ,y l{ICEr.,iM) RICK „,",! , ri ',i, no effort — in j,,,i „ f,, w „,,-„„;,,( — V iir«'/f '""'" "•'"''«» /'«//i', /'cr/crf/v-ruoWnYp. 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