Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on April 10, 1961 · Page 22
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City Voters Across Slate Name Leaders Alexandria Mayor George Bowdon Jr., wan looking forward to another term In office today after returns from Saturday's city election stowed he scored a comfortable victory over two opponents. With returns In from all precincts, unofficial returns showed Bowdon had 4,504 voles lo John McConnell's 3,331 and Jack Mule's 433. 0 Voters in move than a dozen Louisiana cities went to the polls Saturday to ballot for mayors and other municpial posts. Runoffs will be Meld May 13. Here's the way the voting went In other points: Bastrop: Incumbent Mayor A. P. Carter scored a 3-1 victory over R. H. Elkins. Complete re- turds gave Carter 1,696, Elkins 526. Bossier City: Former police chef George Nattin defeated Mayor Jake W. Cameron in the Mayoralty race by a 2-1 margin. Nat- tin had 3,204 votes, Cameron 1,571. Two cither candidates trailed far behind. Breaux Bridge: Mayor Louis Kern was re-elected by 871 votes to 512 for W. L. Bruner. Collinston, Morehouse Parish: Mayor A. W. Harper (with 51 votes) and Jack Langston (with 39.votes) are in a runoff. Two other candidates got 22 votes. Donaldsonville: R. N. Sims and Dr. D. C. Foti are in a runoff In a 3-ma'n race, Sims had 847 votes, Foti 834. Mayor B. A. Vet ter did not run. Farmerville: Clyde Williams de fe'ated Mayor Troy Nolan 479 votes to 354. Gretna: Mayor William J White and town marshal Beaure gard H. Miller Sr. scored impres sfve victories, carrying all pre cincts. White had 4,155 to Dr Joseph Gregoratti's 2,283. Miller had 4,160 to 2,114 for W. J. Gurley Hammond: Mayor James Stlre is in a runoff with John Morrison. In a 7-man field, Stire had 1,269, Morrison 702. Turkey Creek: In the first election for mayor, John Sommers defeated incumbent Alvin Sharp. The governor formerly appointed the mayor. I Ville Platte: Thomas Reed and Harold Bordelon are in a runoff. In a 5-man field. Reed had 1,449 Votes and Bordelon 1,428. Mayor Leroy Veillon did not seek reelection. , " Westwego: Mayor Roy Keller i and Harry. Pitre are in a runoff. Keller led a 5-man field with 1,168 votes. Pitre had 1,119. Junior Editors Quiz on TREES QUESTION. 1 What and when is Arbor Day? * • • ANSWER: When Columbus came to America, the land was a wilderness. Most of it was covered by trees. But as man settled the land he cut down the trees to have room to farm. He used the wood for homes, fences and firewood. Eventually, \rtiere there once had been large forests, a person could travel for many miles without seeing a tree. Just after the Civil "War, people began to realize that unless something was done the time would come when there would be no more trees to supply this country's needs for lumber. One of these people •was J. Sterling Morton, a newspaper publisher of Nebraska City, Neb. He proposed that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees. This day was called Arbor Day—arbor means tree—and the first one was held in Nebraska on April 10, 1872. Another man, Blrdsey Northrup of Connecticut, travelled widely lecturing on the need for conservation of trees and spreading the Arbor Day Idea. Today every state celebrates Arbor Day with special tree-planting ceremonies. However, states celebrate it at different times. In the North, it is celebrated in April or early May while southern states observe Arbor Day at various times from December through March. * * * FOR YOU TO DO: Find out when Arbor Day is celebrated in your state. ; » * • (Paul Gouhon of North Bergen, N. J.. wins $ 10 for this (JCEB- tion. Mail your question on a postcard to Violet Moore Higgins, AP Newsfeatures, in care of this newspaper. If duplicate questions are received, Mrs, Higgins will choose the winner.) 4-10 Week Left ToFilefor Exemptions There is iJtftctly one week left In- which to file for homestead exemptions and according to Cal« casicu assessor A. C. Kirkpatrlck there are hundreds of liomeown* m who still haven't filed. Klrknatrick said today that the dcrdline for filing is next Monday, April 17. Normally the deadline is April IS but Is being extended this year, as is the federal Income ax deadline, because April 15 falls on a Saturday. Since the first of the year the assessor had made trips to all towns in the parish to accept horn stead applications and he reports tliat most homeowners in these areas have filed. However, there are still many In Ward 3 (Lake Charles area) aroa who haven't filed and who face the prospect of waiting in line if they wait much longer. Resident homeowners are eligible for exemption from state and parish taxes up to $2.000 in assessed valuation if they file for homestead exemptions. Banker's Farm Clinic Set in Vinton May 10 j The Louisiana Bankers Associa-j tion will hold its southwest area farm clinic on the farm of VVilton Corbello, north v;st of Vinton, May 10. Purpose of the clinic will be to study a farm operation that is "adjusting its resources for better living." Corbello was featured in the January, 1958 Newsletter of the Gulf Coast Soil Conservation District as an "outstanding eoopera- tor." WELFARE FIELD REPRESENTATIVE—Robert J. Brown has been named field representative for ihe Department of Public Welfare In Calcasieu, Cameron, Jeff DavU, Acadia, Allen, Beauregard and Vernon parishes. Brown, who will supervise directors and staff members of area welfare offices, has his headquarters at 120Va Pujo street. He is shown here with Mrs. Kalherine M. Hicks, Lake Charles area child welfare consultant. MON., APRIL 10, 1961, Lake Charles American Press is the only survivor in the family. He \vas treated for shock. He and a farm hand started ; « search nl dawn Sunday when ln« family didn't come home frc/m •» visit t<. neighbors. Sheriff J. E. Colhren said tlio' drowned shortly after leaving llio neighbor's home about 9:30 l> '>>• .Saturday during a rain and wind- looking'for his parents, fl brother!storm, and sister Sunday when they He said Ihe truck appairnlb failed to return home from a vis-j slipped off the wooden "tuners ..r it. HP found their bodies in a pick-jthe bridge, In Carroll loumy up truck overturned in a drainage Youth Finds Parents After Auto Wreck GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP> -I Teen-aged Jackie Tnylor \vpnt canal near here. Hrowned were Alf IX Taylor. 40-year-t/ld cotton farmer; his wife. 39; and their children, Barbara, 15, and 2-month-old Randy, Jackie, a Greenwood High School senior and football player, eighl milrs nortlieasl of wood, and crashed through Hta railing. The Taylors moved to Gn-i-n- wood from Hcth, Ark., about fmir years a«A. Taylor \va a native erf Stct'le. Mn., where funeral services will be held. bankers attending the .meeting arc:' W. B. Francis Theall, First National! Bank, Abbeville. Earl Hargrodcr and Austin J. Donald Jr. and Frank! M Davis Bank and Trust Co., Jennings. W. H. Dishongh, Vcmnn Bank, thc balloting with 351 votes. Other aldermen elected in t h e Saturday balloting were Willard Langley with 415 votes, Merlin Area Bankers At Convention In Mississippi B1LOXJ, Miss. (SpU — Forty-! seven members ' of the Louisiana Bankers Association from the southwestern area of the state are attending the 61st annual convention of that group at the Bucna Vista hotel. The three-day event began Sunday, with the first business session slated to begin today. Principal speaker at that session was to be Dale Sharp, president of the Morgan ' Guaranty Trust company of New York. Joe Powell of Alexandria, Va., author, engineer and lecturer, will speak at the annual banquet tonight. Attending the Lake Charles are Fonlenot, Trust Co. Vincent Churclf Point Bank Church Print. P. Lccsvlllr H. Stire, Camille E. Breaux - t Trust John Thomag B and i C. Dai&le and Morris antl of Commerce and ••o., Crowlcy. , Home. Lous Maraist, Thomas u. ovmn M. Condrcn, City Savings | shannon, Newton uSmith and Sam Bank and Trust Co.: J. Clyde Ni- jsiracusa, Morgan City Bank and chols and L. V. Lottinger, First Trust Co., Morgan City. National Bank. DeRidder. ; pau , Romero Jr . and Francis J. Mat Miller, St. Landry Bank and 1 Voorhios, City Bank and Trust Co., Trust o. and M. Landreneau, Tri-jJ. Paulin Duhe and J. Ferdie He- Parish Bank and Trust Co., Eu-'bcrt. New Iberia National-Bank; nice. i Leon J. Minvielle Jr., People's Na- W. McKerall O'Neill St.. Mary,tional Bank and Donald .L. DeJ- Bank and Trust Co., Franklin. jcambre and A. A. Berard, Slate Lea .P. Bonin and Stanley F .! Nattonal Bank, New Iberia. | Breaux Bank of Gueydan, Guey-| William Robert Mann. Pallcr-j son State Bank, Patterson. function Cecil K. from Colon . n ; rnllorv teriS "So Uarbanno. 300. r,l ifi<t. AI land Allen J. 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Tom Ai Flanagan gucrantee listeners nor does it in- of t]le La keside National Bank. : ; • . ..• • ••• — I Other, Southwest Louisiana area can be the full down ament on the one H^F ^LS^*' W M«BfcJ««fc^^h. -**.*f MMi «» -^r- .f sure you against injury if you: speak out of turn. Iowa Girl Scouts To Take Cruise | JOWA. (Spl.) — The Iowa Senior Girl's Scouts attended a regional 5 event meeting Friday night and Saturday in Kaplan. The meeting was to plan a "Mer- rjlthaid cruise" from New Orleans tOiMempbis. Four girls from Iowa will make the trip. Jane Becnel and Betty Cooper will be in the first cruise that will leave Memphis on June 2 2and travel down- river to New Orleans, Various stops will be made during the week long cruise, \ * When the cruise ends on June 27 the 490 girl* and 30 staff members aboard will meet in New Orleans with 493 more Girl Scouts and 35 staff members who will take the next cruise, A two day tour of New Orleans is planned for the nearly 1,000 Girl Scouts who will take part in the t o u r. On June 29 the second group, which includes Judy Natali and Kathy Findley of Iowa, will begin the cruise up the river, Two Area Students On Texas Honor Roll !Two area students have been named to the honor roll in the college of arts and sciences at the University of Texas for the .fall sc wester. They are Frankie R, Lewis of Lake Charles and James Earl tingjey of Kinder. Wrong Candidate Reported Winner In Elton Race EITON (Spl.) — An error In transcribing balloting results Saturday night resulted in the erron-i ecus reporting of the election of, Charles R. Davidson as alderman; here, rather than Alphonse Gull- Icry, who was actually named to the post. Davidson was reported as having 386 votes in the race, rather than the 286 he actually received, i Are you POLIO protected? It will strike I Millions of our adults and children are taking chances on POLIO right now! And this is in spite of the fact that immunization is available with Salk vaccine. It takes only a few minutes for each shot and the time to get this protection'is now: Pick up the phone and call your own doctor or local .health department for information. . •-•-.• • • This is'the way to get POLIO protection. Remember, no one is too old or too young to get it. 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