The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 3, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 3, 1948
Page 7
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.THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1948 BLYTHKVTU-E (ARK.)' Trumann Loses ToCotlon Pickers Blytheville Junior* In Legion Circuit Win Sixth in a Row Kenny Merritt gained his fifth •traight victory of the season last night us he pitched the Blytheville Junior Legion Cotton Pickers to * 12 to 7 win over the Trumann Legionnaires in B game p!a.ved under the lights of Walker Park. Merritt yielded but fix hits over the nine Inning route, striking out 18 butters and pave up' only four free passes. He also led Ihe pickers at the plate rapping out three hits, one a. homer in the eighth inning. In four official times at hat. It WHS the pickers sixth consecutive win of the year against no defeats and their second over the Trumann nine. In a match earliei this season Merritt defeated the Poinsett County team 6 to 1 on the Four Blytheville 'Y' Softball Teams to 5e* Action Tonight Play In the Blytheville Y's oily Softball Ijeague \\lll be resumed tonight with four teams scheduled for action at Walker Park. Highlighting tonight's play will be the Phillips Motor -TCazorbick tussle in the first game which is slated for 8 o'clock. The Razorbacks and Phillips are at present involved in a three-way tie with the JayceeR for fifih place in the league standings vi-ith R won-lost record of one and two. Tonight's uighlcap will find the Blytheville Motor Company nine meeting the Jaycm, Blonde Will Swop Mfci-wmi Warn N«0,o . B ., , i Legiortnain* to Obey 6-ROOm HOUSe tor State's Segregation Low Affectionate Man ^, "f MIDDLETOWN, Conn., June S. —Elite Wolan, » 34-year-old blonde, I mride the outstanding proposal of, the leap year today. : She offered a furnished BOSTON. June 1. _<upi_ A Boston all-Negro American l^lou Post charged loda& it has been "deluged with threatening letters" because of lit request that, segregation lows be waived for Negro w*r veterans during the National house, complete with wife (her- ; !/eglon Convention at Miami. F'la.. self) to »ny eligible bachelor who 1 In October, meets her needs for "mi affection- i Monroe Mason, publicity officer ate husbonri." i °< William E. Carter Post 18. s»ld Miss Wolan, who made the offer f the organisation received more 'over a local rariio station's swap- , thin 20 letters from Miami resl- stiop program. w»» c,uick to point j denls^ waintng that the Legion's out " .«»««" violence. H« thowed one letter i which • warned Negro visitors to ' obforve state IRW& or "Veep onl of ! this part of the U. signed "B A. Sym, ; St., Miami." S. A," It was Trumann diamond. The Pickers built lead, pushing across four runs in the first three innings to lake Georgia brunette went 2 down to Miss Donald at the end of the first five holes and was 1 down at the turn. She rallied on the back nine holes of fhe 6.066-yard Royal Lytham and St. Anne's Course, however the match on the 13th. and then pulled away to a comfortable lead* at the lunchlime intermission. 4-0 lead going Into the fifth frame,! Trumann scored three times In the fifth but the Pickers bounced back in their ^half of the inning to tally five more for a 9 to 3 margin, To Play Pigjtott Today Trumann added two more in the sixth and one in the seventh while the pickers were pushing across two In their half of the seventh. Both teams annexed one run each in the eighth frame to complete the «or-j Rftter & Co . to Get Okay Beard opened on the mound fort On Telephone Proposal Trumann but was knocked from the I hill by the two-run outburst in the LITTLE ROCK., June 3.—IUP) seventh. He gave up nine hits, three _ The Arkansas Public Sen-Ice of them for extra bases, in the seven , Commission has indicated it would innings that he worked, and walked | approve an application by E, Hil- i.four. Speakman relieved Beard in i ter and Co. to improve telephone «the seventh to finish the game and j service near Keiser and Midway in gave up two more hits Including, Mississippi County. Merrill's homer. j Commission Chairman C. C. Other leading hitters for Blythe-1 wine said the group probably ville were Charles "Ruff" Lutes who would grant permission to install collected two hits in five trips, Don 1 automatic switchboards at the two Bunch and Jack Duclos ,who each got two for four. The Pickers Journey to Pifgott that it WHS not R luck qf suit-' 100.000 Negro members would have jors that caused her to appeal pub-i l " observe Florida's rnctal !«»•» Suggs Takes Lead ^' n «* ^'^^^ \ H'^uJn,* oT^'!^ catch. Either U\?y have tots or which he said threatened physical money and are dull, or have plenty of personality and no mnn«y. My man must be hi between." She said she Already ha* tinned down four marriage proposals this year. The toft-spoken Miss WoU»n said thai one of her most important requirements ,in H bridegroom was that he be affectionate, "That's because I'm pretty affectionate myself," she mui'mured, Miss Wolftii lost her job as an office worker in a Middletown fac- toiy some months ago. Since then, she said, she has been spending considerable time seeking a man. "I'm really ]ookinR for a husband," .she said, "and I thought it In British Go/f Ploy Ry Robert Musel United Press Sl>orls Writer ST. ANNE'S-On-The-Sea, Eng,. June 3. (UP)—Little Louise Suggs of Atlanta, U. S. amateur golf queen, held a 3-up lead on Jean Donald, Scottish Upholder, today at the halfway mark of their 36 hole match for the British Wo- up An early | men's Amateur Championship. Hampered by cold, howling winds and intermittent rains, the little Party Dispute Aired in Court Two Dtmocratic Party Committeemcn Su« to Outt New Members Circuit Judge clmrte.% W. Unlit toriity had under ftdvtsnnetU his decision In K suit brought, by Ed Brown and W, A. Mrttheny, m beiR of the Mississippi County D otTftiii Centiftl Committee In Little River Township, to re.strain three new t'ornmiKRioum hi the township from r.ervlng. The pull was filed In Ihe Q>.ceoU nLhlrki of the Mississippi County Circuit Court and thfl ease wiu heard here [Hie. ye.siordR.v by Judge l.lRhl on » dpiiuit trr [Uec! by the liner defendnnU, Bryan Herd. Clint Sharp •d. The dtimuTt r to tji« complaint teCM that the plaintiff* do not liav« * eni]A« /or ncllon by the plr- ciill comt, qUfiUoiui Lht ]url«4ktLon of the circuit court nrwl conUndi khej'e is * defect In Iht p*rt1*t n*m- { td M defendant* to Ih* Milt. \ li\ Ri-RumeiUs pi«««nled In Uie ] mis* Vf8l*KUy, th# q\iMtlon w»»i i'ftise<i «s to whether party otficrrs | come wllhtn (he me»ijln§ of hold- i ers of pohtLcKl office* M ricflnvd by ArkkiJisAi alftlutei. pounscL (or the! defendi^ht.s coiitends tktt party officer* ai* not hold*ri of puWlb <*(^ Ticf» ulnr* they iepr»»«nt only' one political i>*rty. inrt do not represent All of tti« r**Jderitj »( the community. 'I"he complnlnt WAI filrd hj Cl»>Jd* F Coopei 1 iu ftttorney, *nd th« rt«- [*-ndunlA m« prpsenl*d by W. L*on Smith, I eou)4 br ml« and r»t», which noi r««ui ehewin« tht the would b* • little easlitr if I offered * house. So many peopl« don't mauled ihea* days btcnuw of housing shortage." She's not Interested to * husband with loli. of money. Just r-nouRh to live on coiuforlably. "1 think someone who earns about $5,000 n yenr would be Just fine." she snld, Read Codrler News Want- Ads, «43 N. W, IHh ancl j^Qjy, smlili. who were Hppoint- ed April 8 at a mrTtliig of the coun- ty.committee to serve with the (wo commlUeemen ele*!ted two yrais a^o In a move (o the number I of committeemen In thi.<; tnwnKhfp from two to live. The plaint if ts contend that the county committee Index authority to increase: Ihe committee membership ant! a.skM the court to enter a temporary order rcMraining Ihe 1 defendants from serving as com-1 inllieemfn. and that OTI fitin! hear-5 Ing they be removed from the party) NOW! FOUNTAINS Kv«r.vwh*r«! Now Open 10 a.m. till 10 p.m. AIR BASE SWIMMING POOL Lifeguard on duty at all times $5,000 Liability Insurance Look, kids! Free day every Friday morning 10-12 a.m. (Wat«r Will B« M $of« Uv«l) Manage*/ by frwin Jontt this afternoon for a contest the Ptegott junior Legion team. This will V»e their first meeting with Piggott Army Recruiting Unit To Work Longer Hours .oxvns at an estimated cast o/ 548,416 to serve 102 potential customers. Wine also said the commission would order Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.. to increase long distance facilities between Keiser and Oseeola. The firm had indicated earlier it would await completion of fUtter'5 exanslon before going ahead with its work. The Army »nd Air Force Re-I ~ cruiting Office located in the City ' the regular 8:30 am. to 5:30 p.m. Hali, Blytheville, has announced hoilrs is to give employed men an that the recruiting office will be opportunity to get information on open open at night from 7:CH) to the Army and Air Force after they 9:30, The addition of these hours to get off from work. First Things First ^fvg-K ;SUn Musial, left, discusses things with Nippy Jones, who relieved • the Donora Dandy at first base for the high-flying Cardinals and en- i : ablcd him to return to the outfield, where he can concentrate to . a further extent on his remaikable hitting ' MttRAM'S 7CMWN. BUNDED WHISKEY. M.8 Proof. SSKfiriin Ntulnl Spirit.. $««r»m-Distill«™ Corporation, CKrysler Butldint NewYork Remember Father's Day June 20 Know The Meaning of Comfort In Smart, Cool Tropicals What Satisfaction You Note In The Fine Figure of Fit! What a "wow" of a feeling you get when you slip into one of these featherweight, meticulously tailored wool Tropicals. How trim and neat looking are the patterns in your choice of solids and stripes. How style-wise the cut of the trousers, the drape of the codts in a complete range of single and double breasted models. And we guarantee your perfect fit. t WK«r« th« Man Who Knows — Buys Hii Cloth«i R. D. 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