Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on December 20, 1961 · Page 1
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Wednesday, December 20, 1961
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*-mt* c«. Wire Service of Aittteiafed Preii Lake Charles BOX 8066 4924. SOU Press Pfilf Generally faff ffld f tthif e e I ill rough fhttMrtay, Lew tftftUNt 34 scattemi frost ffigft •nwri- day 88. Winds mostly iwtthiist 10-29 miles per how. HOME EDITION S CENTS LAKE CHARLES, LA,, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1981 32 PAGES NUMBER HIM WINS RACE — Winner of the Fourth District congressional race is Joe D. Waggonner Jr. of Plain Dealing, shown here with his son. (AP Wirephoto). Housing Issue Debated At City Council Meet Lake Charles' city council today T. K. Stitzlein, secretary of the delayed action on rescinding opposition to more public housing here after listening to pros and cons on the matter for about two B. Herbert Manning of Fort Worth, Texas, attorney for the Public Housing Administration, said that as a public body, the PHA Would not take any action on the proposed project without GOP Challenge Turned Back By Waggonner SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) The election of Joe Waggonner, • staunch segregationist and conservative Democrat, to Congress strengthens congressional opponents of the Kennedy admlnistra* lion. Waggonner defeated Republican Charlton H. Lyons Sr. in a surprisingly close election in northwest Louisiana's 4th District Tuesday. The new congressman made no secret during the hard-fought campaign that he differs widely with lost policies of the national party which he bolted in the 1960 presidential election. Complete returns gave Waggonner 33.846 votes to 28,275 for Lyons in a district that hasn't elected a Republican congressman since Reconstruction days. Waggonner, of Plain Dealing, is 43 and a member of the State Board of Education. Lyons is 67, a wealthy Shreveport oilman. Waggonner will serve until January 1963, filling out the term of the late Rep. Overton Brooks, who died Sept. 16. Most observers were surprised at the large vole for Lyons, whose views closely agreed with Waggonner's. Lyons himself was a Democrat for 45 years until last year. A strong rural vote enabled Waggonner to overcome Lyons' lead in Caddo Parish (Shreveport), which cast nearly 60 per j cent of the vote. Lake Charles Building ' Trades But Waggonncr's 54.5 per cent Council, spearheaded the drive to of th ° 62 ' 121 votes was * a1 ' bue ' * * . 1_... i.L._. nf «<..* A««I. .*Ail>*i-I l**t JOSEPH KENNEDY SLIGHTLY IMPROVED remove council opposition to the construction. low the 75 per cent polled by Brooks in 1960 when he defeated A T ,T,,Kk,,\ r« Republican Fred McClanahan 48- A. J. (Tubby) Ly- 9 n/ 1K M - ons cast the single vote against a decision. That vote came however, before Manning's statement. Stitzlein asked for the housing on three major points: to provide good citizens by putting 72 fam- letting the city council know about; jij cs in g0(X j houses; to provide it. ' This was hi answer to the fears of at least one councilman who wanted to be assured that a council delay would not c a n c e 1 the project. The city council, at its last meeting, voted opposition to the proposed 72 new low-rent housing units in the Goosport area. A 1956 city council had a g r e e d to the erection of a total of 400 units of which this 72 is a part. Manning said that the council, he understands, proposes to abrogate that agreement. He said he would consult with Marshall W. Amos, director of the Fort Worth PHA office, and he felt that the council would be consulted before taking the matter to the U.S. attorney general. He offered PHA information on housing here and services to the council. SPORTS BULLETIN NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane University today named Tommy O'Boylc, an alumnus, head football coach succ—ding Ajndy PHney, who resigned. O'Boyle was chief assistant and line coach under Pilney and nctcd as head coach after Pilney quit Nov. 26. _ RUSH TO BEDSIDE — President Kennedy, his sister, Mrs. Stephen Smith, and brother. Attorney General Robert Kennedy, drive out of the White House grounds Tuesday night as they motor to nearby Andrews Air Force Base for a jet flight to Palm Beach, Fla., and the bedside of their father, Joseph P. Kennedy. The elder Kennedy suffered a stroke earlier in the day and is hospitalized. (AP Wire- photo). JFK Will Definitely Keep Appointment With British Leader By FRANCES LEWINE WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)—President Kennedy's ailing father, hospitalized with a stroke that caused partial paralysis, was somewhat improved this morning. And there definitely will be a meeting between the President and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan of Britain Thursday. White House press secretary Pierre Salinger told reporters, however, that there is a possibility the conference may be shifted from Bermuda to Palm Beach. He said Macmillan, who arrived in Bermuda today, has been in touch with the chief executive and places himself at the President's disposal. A decision on the site of the conference will be reached late today on the basis of a report at that time from physicians attending 73-year-old Joseph P. Kennedy, one-time ambassador to Britain. Ono r'nctor snid the "•' ( .ient has; 3_* "a slight paralysis of the right side," but he said the elder Kennedy was better than when he entered S'. Mary's Hos'>il?>l yesterday and better than he was last night. Airman Killed, Five Injured *» In Crash Here employment for 200 men for about one year in construction of the addition; and to bring city revenue. He explained that the city obtained $12,538 in lieu of taxes last year from two housing projects which had yielded $l"> in city taxes from the land before the improvements were made. Rev. Paul Pitts of the First Church of the Nazarene, Leo F. McDaniels, Rev. V. E. Washing- Ion, Rev. J. L. Stovall and the pastor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic church spoke in favor of the housing. Holley Heard, speaking for the Lake Charles Board of Realtors, said that group is opposed to any public housing. He said the group is not against improved living conditions and with the help of the national real estate board would work with the council to alleviate the problems. Councilman Ike Harless, who made the original motion to oppose the housing, made the motion today to refer the matter to' committee with the understanding that PHA not construe that as! withdrawal from the agreement, j Harless, Lyons and Arthur Mo-, reno were named to the commit-; lee. !• 286-16,827. In the same election former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, the GOP presidential candidate, polled more than 40 per cent of the district's vote to lead both the State Rights party's unpledged electors (backed by Waggonner) and President Kennedy. Waggonner in a victory statement noted that he and Lyons "were conservatives together in this race" and added that "the paramount desire of the voters was to choose a constitutional con servative." Lyons called "the tremendous vote given me under the banner of the Republican party. . . an effective rebuke against those in Washington who would transform the United States into a Socialist nation." In Washington, Rep. Bob Wilson, R-Calif., head of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee, said Lyons' strong showing "portends Republican gains all across the South in 1962" and "points up an unquestionable dissatisfaction with the ndonesia Says Door Open for Settlement Announcement that the Kennedy-Macmillan conference will go on came just before the President left the oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach where he is staying to drive to the hospital several miles away in West Palm Beach. The President spent 45 minutes at the hospital, about 10 minutes of it in his father's room along with his brothers, Robert and Ed- 23 JAKARTA. Indonesia iAP>— 1 "Let the Dutch i ot underesti- Foreign Minister Subandrio told.mate our strength," the -foreign Kennedy administration which is growing daily." GEORGE'S BARGAIN STORE 1627 Broad Street — 3 Dnys Only — Men's, Ladles', and Children's Shoes. Ladles' Evening and Party Dresses, Just Received From The Factory. 699 Boys' And Girls' Car Coats And Jackets. 300 Children'! Dresses. Sizes, i Montht Tg 7 Year*. SALE STARTS THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ! NOTICE. CUSTOMERS: Lay-Aways Mutt Be. Picked Up This Week I __j_J3E^JTUJ~-Vj -jW-iiSof i" \IUK '."""iH-J-L-uinT LOCAL UNION NO. 861, J.B;B,W, - AFL-CIO, Lake Charles, La., is pleased to submit the following list of Electrical Contractors In the Lake Charles area that have a working agreement with this Union; ACME NEON COMPANY 1- COMPANY ^%$r MY ,.jARLB8 ELECTRIC :ANYi LECTRIC COMPANY COMPANY, SOUTHWEST NEON COMPANY, INC. SULPHUR ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. VINCENT'S ELECTRIC PLUMBING OLF ASSOCIATES, INC. & P JOHN . W* oik that io iecur» Dependable, GuorflnfiMl, Rnt-Ciaii work ot fair cometitive prlcei, contact theie Con- I Of ttwti &OV» Plpneerod lite- *erk in ihli aria* Iw w thl BraariM «( mi Il«c- ladt|WV< Badi and tvtry on* htlf port In. maintaining J of Uvinq ttvgt Slnc»r» Manaaemtnl hav« brought ir icon way ol life. « win at wj, havi alwayi ,„„ Thai although Ihe General Public U unie«n qt our bargaining lab.* My b* loudly I'tard. BQ8BBT n. COK, President. R. J. ABJUUUH, Business WILEY'S Usual after Christmas SALE Now in Progress Save 10% to 30% —Alligator —Suedes —Lizards —Leather Large Selection House Shoes And Lounging Shoes. Last Minute Special Ladies' House Slippers R«3. '" Now $2.88 All Sales FliT-i COLORING'S Shoe Department 2949 Ryan For Last Minute Shoppers Extension Telephone (Princess or In color) Gift Wrapped and Delivered Phone HE 9-9059 Southern Bell parliament Tuesday night that Ind esia can't be blamed H it takes West New Guinea by force but that the door is still open to a peace r ul settlement with the minister declared. "Let the Dutch not consider the land exten 2 ' ' By President Sukarno as weakness of Indonesia but as a f inal appeal to seek a peaceful way." Dutch rulers of the island ler-! In his address before a rally at ritory. He made clear that Indonesia will accept only a settlement giving it control of the western half of the big island, which the Netherlands retained in 1949 when it granted the rest of the Netherlands East Indies independence. Meanwhile, said S'.'Mndrio "for us there is no other way but lo carry out the people's w nd" Jogjakarta in southern Java. Su- karno made no mention of an invasion date. This was interpreted by observers there to mean he planned to give the Netherlands ' t a chance to negotiate. Pressure mounted in Holland for direct negotiations and the Dutch government said it was willing to talk under the auspices of the United Nations. The opposition Labor party in the Netherlands, the Roman Catholic Church and the synod of the Dutch Reformed Church all urged bilateral negotiations. LEVEES OVERRUN by President Sukarno who ordered total mobilization of the nation Tuesday, Sukarno said he had instructed the armed forces to prepare to seize West New Guinea "at any time from now on." "The possibility has ii" f yet been entirely closed that this .. - .Hi r i i cuiu uuii-'iiiia uiuuicu me o question may be settled peaceful- d ^ ^ . h ly. The door is still open, Su- bandrio said in a lengthy statement explaining Indonesian policy toward the area it calls West Irian. Their father was asleep and they did not wake him, Salinger told newsmen. The elder Kennedy's four doctors planned to get together in the afternoon for what Salinger said would be a routine examination and to discuss the case. In connection with the forthcoming talks with Macmillan, the President called o group of his advisers to meet with him here. Salinger said those coming for the top-levei conference were Sec- rteary of State Dean Rusk; David Bruce, ambassador to London; Charles Bohlen, special assistant to Rusk; Theodore Soren r jn, the President's special counsel; Me- George Bundy, special assistant to the President for national security affairs; and Dr. Glen Seaborg, chairman of the Atomic Energy JACKSON, Miss. (AP)-Surging set in February. I Co "™ 11S . S ! 0 "' I , . , Pearl River swirled across sodden 1 Some 700 persons had already The elder Kennedy was reported into nearbv Flowood today , evacuated their homes in the ( DP) e *° recognize his youngest -"*• Evacuation Ordered In Mississippi Town A Chennault Air Force bass airman was killed and five other persons reported injured in a three-car crash east of here Tuesday evening. Dead is Larry Earl Cheers, 20, of the 68th Field maintenance s q u a- dron. His hometown is listed as Norwalk. Iowa, He was one of the drivers involved in the 7:40 p.m. crash. Drivers of the other two cars were also reported injured. State police said they are William E. Malone, 50, of 1818 Moeling street, and Paul Rogers Gobert, 19, of 1537 Brick street. Reported injured in the Malone car were the driver's wife, Mrs. JoAnn Malone, 36, and Delano Malone, 14. William Ledet, of 308 Oris street, a passenger in the Gobert car was also reported injured. Troopers said all the injured were taken to Lake Charles Memorial hospital for treatment. None were believed seriously hurt, they reported. The accident happened on Opelousas street, 2.7 miles east of U.S. Highway 171, according to state police, who are still investigating the accident this morn- Troopers said both Cheers and *C VCClJ III IV iltMt M J *• *W »* V/VV4 fcV/V*!.*^ ( ^» I MV« V**.«V^V4 kl>W** ••w*»i^t« •*• **• v < ( — ( - j and officials ordered the 850 resi- Jackson area and another 400 fled 'toward, in his hospital room this in other flooded sections. i morning, and also his young niece, ' r . ,, .. . .„, . , , . .Ann Garcan. Both had spent the The three-day fight at the in- There wore indict ons t h a t night fll £ , g HospU £, where duslrial community across the many ol lne p| OW ood people would; Kennedy was rushed by am- river from Jackson ended when not heed the warnings that went buhmce Tuesday afternoon after I engineers decided at 7 a.m. to out ;! 1rou gh portable loudspeak- he was stricken while playing golf. with Cheers in f ha lead when the airman pulled t o the left to avoid a car parked partially on the roadway. The Gobert car also swer'ed to miss the uarked vehicle, h f it He invited the Dutch to "seize' abandon lheir ballle as , h °P eless - i crs during the morning as a pro-; Salinger, talking to reporters at also may have been trying to this oDDortunitv before it is too i Water see P ed under Sandba 8 s at °P! cautionary measure. Exports pre-. 9 a .m., said onlv that "the am-! pass the Cheers car, Troopers IP" !S SPH fh«f thP woSS the inadequate levees and churned Dieted the water would be morjj bassndor spent a good night. He is'said. SHOES! SHOES! Cash Outlet Store, Inc. 826 3rd Av*. Just received new shipment of men's, ladles' & children's name brand shoes. Plenty of other name brand clothing for the entire family. SAVE UP TO 60% Open Dally Thursday Night 'Till 1:30 SAVE $20.00 23" Console TELEVISION $174.80 MONTGOMERY WARD 626 Ryan Street HE 3-0315 HAMILTON'S PINING ROOM 1103 Hodges St. THURSDAY-Boked Turkey end Ham. droning with all the trim- mlngi, FRIDAY-Shrlmp, Sluffed Crab, Frlid Fish and Seafood Gumbo. Orders To Op HE 9-1324 CHRISTMAS SPECIALS Singer Portables $16 Console Sewing' Machines $29 Zig-Zag Automatics $49 to $99 Bailey's Sewing Center 416 Broad SI. over in places. The decision came as th» homes ,'ilhin an hour if spent a good night. ; than four feet deep in many! somewhat improved." ma ' late" and asserted that the world could not blane the Sukarno government if it launches military action to prevent 'i> Dutch from carrying out their plan lo transform West New f»iiinea into the state of West Pap ui which would 37.2 in 1902. The river reached 36 whites and made room for more have the right of ultimate self-1 feet during the morning, a foot; Negroes ill College Park Auditori- determination. ' higher than the modern record •, urn in Jackson. Cheers and Gobert then *net tha Weather Bureau raised the level of the predicted Doctors said Tuesday night that! Malone car it would be 24 to 48 hours before swerved to the left and sideswipvd to 3..o higher than the all-time record of ; shelters at Pearl High School Cor Kennedy's chances. CHRISTMAS TREES l /2 Price KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Corner Claude & Ernest GIFTS FOR THE HOME at DISCOUNT PRICES Rockers — Hecltners Hassocks — Bridge Sets Pictures — Mirrors Cash or Terms UNITED FURNITURE DISTRIBUTORS. INC. 933 ENTERPRISE BLVD. Op«n 'Til » P.M, Wed.-Thurs.-Frl. DISCOUNT SHOE CENTER 3323 Ryan Street Opens Thursday At 9:00 A.M. 5000 PAIRS OF NAME BRAND SHOES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY Displayed On Racks For Convenient Inspection And Selection! TREMENDOUS VALUES! 60% OFF ON REGULAR RiTAll PRICiSI MiDlCAL SOCIETY — These ore the officers elected to head the Calcasieu Medical Society at the organization's regular meeting this week at Chateau Charles highway hotel. The officers are, left to Icvcc colhns Red Cross set up emergency they know more about the elder the Malone car, then wcnl into ;i • ditch, traveled 225 feet, turivd over and hit a power line po'e, breaking the pole, officers sa'H. Gobert swerved (o the right, also hitting the Malone car, went off into the ditch on the right side of the road and turned over, troopers said. When Cheers' car struck tha powerline pole, a power failure throughout the east side of La'ce Charles resulted as well as in areas east of the city. The vie- tim's body could not be taken from his car until utilities company workers arrived at the SL -•. State police said charges against Gobert are pending. Officers ur« checking the poss'billt; that Go* bert and Cheers may have been racing, they said today. The airman's death is the 23rd traffic fatality in Calcasieu parish in 1961. The last victim was an Arizona man killed r- ha crossed U. S. Highway 90 at I* a December 9. This time last year there had been 29 traffic fatalities in the parish, with '' e 30th and Slrt coming! on December 22. The SBrq 1 I960 3 SUOWINQ DAYS TIU CHXIfJMAS Just Arrived! AUTO RACING CAR SETS DISCOUNT PRICES ON ALL TOYS Discount Toy Department BAHNSEN SUPPLY CO. 1510 Munler Or HE 38160 Dr. Edmund Nogem, president; Dr. John K. Griffith, vice president; and Dr. David Buttress Jr., secretary. Not shown is Dr. Robert C Looney, who was elected treasurer of the society. A B K ' S CHRISTMAS SAl E Jowei Salad U1L CiL. $1.28 Billy Crocker Bo* MIX 880 1833 Hwy. U W«i., Thun., Frl.. Sal. Quo g I day Sunday — ^dThrlitmas Bnivi the luniily nut lor a MEXICAN PLATE they'll love II Only 95c EL CHARRO MEXICAN BB8TAURANT 204 W. McNewe, on* block West ol McNww College. SEWING MACHINE CABINETS FOR NECCHI, PFAFF, SINCFR AND OTHERS $29.95 new BAILEY'S SJSWINO GWSm 41* Brood Street WESTPOINT SHOPPING CENTER Sulphur, La. ALL SVORES OPEN EVERY NIGHT UNTIL CHRISTMAS Free Gilt Wrapping (mott store*) DRAWING TO A CLOSE OUH QUITTING BUSINESS SALK We jtlll hgve Gomes. Toy», Trkyclev Dolls, Footballs. BaikelDaHi. Price- Fivher Pull Toyt/ etc. We'rt telling out lo the bare wojti. Price* further reduced. Hurry — Hwrryl 941 Third AV*- f«*t T9WO CtCk»»r fatality occurred on October 4 Investigating last nigbt'l crash were Troopers Burchman Frugt and E. W. Perkin?. Major Oil Company hM ««• celk'iit Service Station for lease, near University iec- tlon. Going tawiftMi. Oood volume. For Inlornutloa ciu UR 7-635Z of U8 HM?

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