The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1947 · Page 6
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PACK 8TX Baseball Moguls End Winter Meet Pacific Coast Teams Fail to Get Berth in the Major Leagues By John Griffin (United Press Sports Wriler) NEW YORK, Dec, 12 (UP) — As usual the behind - the - scenes machinations o( the major-league moguls stole Ihe spotlight from the •cheduled program nt the Ihree- <lty Winter meeting or the major leagues which concluded here yesterday. For a general effect on Ihe game, the majors' decision not to admit tile Pacific Coast League to big-league status wns the most Im- .portant product or the conclave, but the baseball men loll New York talking about the trades (hat had — and had not — been made. The Boston Red Sox swung the biggest swap when they acquired outfielder Stan Spence from Washington Senators in return for outfielder- Leon Culberson and Infielder Al Kozar. The rest of the American League nets the shudders at the thought of that power-packed Red Sox outfield — Spence, Dom Dimagglo, and Ted Williams. Baseball men were agreed that the deal for Spence, added to the purchase from the Browns last month of Vcrn Slepliens. Jack Kramer, and Ellis Kinder, made the Red Sox the team to beat In the American League this year. The Sox big problem now Is whether their pitching staff, headed by Tex Mughson, Dave Ferrlss, and Mickey Harris, will return to top form, As lor the Pacific Coast League's bid for major league status, ' the meeting rejected that by saying/ "at present there appears to be no minor league whlcji Is entitled to major league clnssiflcntlon." BLTTHEVILLE (AHK.)' COURIER NEWg Pops and Squaws To Meet Luxora Basketball Teams The Blythevllle Junior High School Papooses and th« senior high school Squaws will play teams from Luxora High School In the Luxora gym tonight. , The Paps, seeking their second victory of the season will meet the Luxora "B" team »nd the Squaws ivUJ take on the senior girls from the Luxora school. This will be the third start for Coach Nancy Ponders Squaws. Coach Buddy Davis of the Papooses will take the same 10 players Jthnt he used ngalnst the Manila Juniors last week to Luxora tonight for the game. Tne squaws will prop- ably start the same lineup as they did against Osceoln Tuesday night. Other games In this area tonight Include Dycss at Osceola, Dell at Shifwnce, Manila at Day, Cooler at Dccrlng, and Bragg City at Stccle. With the Courts Chancery 1 Robert Osie Burton vs. Jessie Lee Burton, suit for divorce. fight-Year Old, Whose Custody is Disputed, Loves AH Her Parents DETROIT. Dec. 12. (UP> — Blonde little Linda Lee Bellord, 8-year-old principal In a custody case who said she loved "all my mamas and dnddles," will live with her father in Peiisacola, Fla. Circuit Judge Thomas j. Murphy ruled that Walter Bclford, a railroad yard conductor, was entitled to take Unda Lee to Florida where the court had awarded him custody 11 months of the year. Both -Bclford and the "mother, Mrs. Charles Wright III, had remarried after a divorce and their new mates backed them In the fight ror the.child's custody. Bellord charged that the mother failed to return Linda Lee after her month Avas up here. Murphy tried to solve the custody case by taking the little'girl into his chambers for a private talk, but all he learned was that she. loved alt her parents and stepparents and "my Brandmothcrs, too." Night Club is Closed Because of Fire Hazard MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 12. (UP) —Sheriff Oliver Perry closed the doors of one night chib last night »nd issued warnings to 13 other club owners to eliminate fire, hazards Immediately "or suffer the same closing action." The sweeping investigation of lire hazards at Shelby County night spots resulted from the recent fire at a night club just across the J-Jississippi state line. Two young women were U'.irued to death in the fire. Liquor Election Vote Count Delayed a Year OAKDALE, Term , Deo. 12 (Up) — Dr. S. H. Jones. Democratic member of the Morgan County Election Commission Has under court order today to sho-,v cause why results of a liquor election in which the county voted dry nearly a year ago should not be canvassed immediately. The order was obtained by \1- derman B. C. Leopper who charged Jones is "in collusion" with owners of a liquor store that grosses over a million dollars xnnuallv Leopper said the- Owl Llnuor Store operated by H."F. O'Ncil. lias HisBiqGifi; •LYTHEVILLE Machine Shop Ul S». 2nd St. Phone ZS2S Rotarian* Hear Glee Club] Member* ot Oie Rotary Club heard a program or Christmas mu- «io presented by the niytlicvlllc High school olec Club, under the direction of Mrs. Wilson Henry, at their weekly meeting yesterday noon In the Hotel Noble. OucsU were Oeortre M. Lee of •filJihevlJle, Ert Crlt?, of /Viy«te- vllle, Bernard IJclafossc of Lc Ifarvo. Franco, and Billy Bob Elliott, Junior notnrian. Read Courier New» Want Ads. Sty/* Show Coot Stolen KNOXVILLB, Tenn., Dee. 12 . (UP) — Detectives are checking cltic.5 on tlio ilisapjienrancc ol a $3300 Canadian mink coat on display at a special style show here by • New York rm. An e-xpeiulve coat «lso . feared last year at • style .how in the same atore. FRIDAY. DECEMBER It, 194T 1846. 255, bushels of barley during maBxmsmiiu \^mwsis!msmim3s^ww^^^^^^^^^^^^ -fi-Minute McMy By TOM A. LITTLE, JR. been kept open despite a dry ma- Jorlty of 1127 to 568 in the Dec. 28. 1916 vote. He charged Jones wanted lo delay the canvass until "after Christmas business". The shou- cause order was signed In Clinton yesterday by Chancellor J Jl. Ketron. ANYBODY ' 1 TO -^OMECMS BESIDES f BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO Dodge, Plymouth . SECOND STREET ^^P^^^^^mj^ffiMMeSMCmMMipMMEBE AU types of dolls 'suit arvy child. Some •with cSosiiv; ej-es. Some that cry. All dressed in line clothes. Mike the IJttlo lady happy hy pulling a LUe Like Doll under her tree. , For Ihe Hill* l>4j '° U8 « tor allernoon lei pirtlas. Maplo llalBh. Smooth rich looking. Top quality. PLASTIC AIRPLANES Light « Strong! BANJO A fine toy VABJ.E TENNIS SETS CHECKERS A musing and educational. F0078ALL. Complete wit h (ha net, lulls and pactl- les. jVrjadci'sfiv- orile Indoor sport Reallallc toy. All color 7 balls only MODELS NOW AVABIABIE Now available) your choice of style and color. Deluxe models with horn, lights and tank or Standard models. These top bi-kes, made by one ol A mer i c a's. leading bike makers are the choic e of boys and Kiris who like goud bikes. As XMAS TREE LIGHT SETS Eight llghtflof ed colors on one Une. nd dependable. Less heat means saie HgKtln E . Coff«« Mokers, Covered Aluminum Sauce Pans, Aluminum Double Boileri All Af Greatly Reduced Prices ELECTRIC FAN HEATER SEAT COVERS To fit Practically AH Cars Priced From TABU MODEL RADIOS Plus FREE 1NSTAUATION ATOMIC P1STOI Tll« toy of Oor "toy-Away Plcm POCKET KNIFE To Buy Those Toys And Gifts. Christmas Trees \ Holly & Mistletoe % Cedan—Any Size ^Special Price. (« Buslne.* Flrnu, •if. Churches and Schools e Your Order How! Morelond's MUSIC STORE gPhone 422Z 315 8 . ; IT'S TIME TO EAT ""RUSTIC INN New Hours: 11 a.m. til 12 p. m Try Us For Fine Foods! Concrete Tile Sewer Tile Slzrt <, « and 8 inch Culvert Tile Slzen JO, 12, 15, 1«, 21, 24, |t and 36 Inch A. H. WEBB Hw.v. 61 at Slate Mm Phcm* Bljthertll. 714 * NEW * and Used Electric MOTORS SuHed (o any us«. Come in 1/30 to 1 1/2 horse power sizes. Supply Is Unlimited Medlin & Lane ELECTRIC COMPANY 129 S. First Phnne 2180 RADIO REPAIR 1 AND 2 DAY SERVICE OH ANY MAKE OR MODEL RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Radio Sales and Service IDS South First St. FOR ELECTRIC WORK *CalI 2397* —FOR— • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Neil \Ve specialize in house wiring, farm wiring,- mo- j lor repair and appliance j installation. BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fifth St. BIytheville, Ark. •'4 Damp feet, ai « r«suli »[ ihm Ihbes and solei. Invkles bad colds. Prot«l your and your children'i health bj k«pmj •hoes In good repair Seo us. H-flLTCRS QUflLITY SH06 SHOP: 121 w. Met IN ST. FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone 691 Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 20J3 1044 Chickasawba Phone 2054 W. H. (Bill) PEASE Local Agent For Huttis Venetian BJInilj Master Metal Weather Stripping "Lato" All Metal Screen! National Window Gnarrfi Screen i)oor Grillei JVIule Hide Na-T op Rooflnf Asphalt Tile Boek Wool Insulation || —Free Cctlma Did You Say Service? Service Is more than a word repeated, here at NU-WA. Service to us means flna CLEANING AND LAUNDRY picked up and delivered at your doorstep. Service here, means satisfaction to every customer It means that you can trust every garment to us and hav« them returnccf spotless, imnarmed and ready for immediate usel Dial 4474-4475 For Our Double Service NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS 220 North Second Street Still & Young Motor Co. Lincofn-Mercury Dealer Phone 3179 Blytheville Ark. 112 Walnut St. _-n

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