Daily World from Opelousas, Louisiana on May 27, 1962 · Page 32
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Daily World from Opelousas, Louisiana · Page 32

Opelousas, Louisiana
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Sunday, May 27, 1962
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32 PmYOWSSLD Qpelousaa, La Sunday, May Zl, 1H1 1 THE ST. LANDRY PARISH 4-H executive committee elected these 1962-63 officers at a meeting Saturday at the Planters Bank and Trust Co. From left are Mike Morrow, Arnaudville, president; Karen Rabelais, Leon ville, vice-president; Ruth Mor- STATE COMMITTEE OPENS FILINGS Shearman, BATON ROUGE Cong. Platte, incumbent, and Hugh tne iake Charles American Press, qualified as candidates for office of U.S. Con gressman from the Seventh District immediately after the Democratic State Central Committee met here Friday. The congressional primary will be held July 28. Candidates have until next Friday to file qualifying papers and fees with their district committees. U.S. Sen. Russel B. Long was Elall Elected Chairman of Louisiana GOP LAKE CHARLES, La, (UPI) iom Hail was elected chairman o f Che Louisiana Republican party Friday and immediately announced that Louisiana Republicans would be encouraged to seek Congressional seats In elections this year. Hall is a Lake Charles attorney. Also elected by the COP state central committee meeting here were Mrs. Harriet Belchic, vice-chairman; and Charlton K Lyons, national committeeman, Both are Uyo. Educator To Spsak at LSU Exercises June 9 BATON ROUGE Dr. C D. Humphrey, president of the University of Wyoming at Laramie, will be the principal speaker at Louisiana State University's commencement exercises to be held June 9 on the campus here. The University's lOlst annual commencement is set for 3 p.m. June 9 to the LSU Agricultural Center (Coliseum). Dr. Humphrey, who will be Introduced by LSU President John A. Hunter, will address the graduates on the topic. "Our Long Heritage." . More man 800 students are candidates for degrees. Dr. Humphrey has been president of the University of Wyoming, the only four-year institution of higher learning In that state, since 1945. For the LSU commencement program, the University's Symphony Orchestra conducted by Dr. Peter Paul Fuchs, associate professor of music, will play the prosessional and recessional marches. Missllda Schrlefer, professor of music, wlU direct the audience In singing the national anthem. Invocation and benediction will be pronounced by the Rev. William E. Trice, pastor of University Methodist Church. It pays to develop the businesslike habits of writing menus, market lists, and work schedules and keeping records. n SI row, Arnaudville, ville, treasurer; Jim Lopez, Opelousas, reporter; Paul Laporte, parliamentarian; and Lorna Sue Wy-hle, Opelousas, recreation leader. (Staff Photo) Thompson Qualify for Cong. T. A. Thompson of Ville Shearman, publisher of one of six members of the state's congressional delegation who appeared at a meeting of the state central committee to file. His Senate colleague. Allen J. E Bender, wiQ not come up for re-election untU 1964. Long's only announced opponent in the Democratic primary, Phil St, Amant of Baton Rouge, also filed at the committee meeting. Other congressional hopefuls who filed, by district: First incumbent F, Edward Hebert, New Orleans, who announced his candidacy Friday and who had no present opposition. Third Incumbent Edward Willis, St. MartinvOle. Sixth incumbent James Morrt-s Ti, Hammond, Eighth Incumbent Harold Mc-Sween, Alexandria, and G lilts Long, Alexandria. Announced Congressional candidates who did not file at Friday's meeting, by district: Second - Incumbent Hale Boggs, House majority whip, attorney Stuart A. McCIendon, Insurance executive Paul C. Pottharst and State Sen. John Schwegmann. aUofNew Orleans. j Fourth Incumbent Joe D. Waggoner, Plain Dealing. F If til Incumbent Otto Passman. Monroe. Eighth WlU lam Lambdin, Alex andria city commissioner, and State j Rep, Robert Munson Cheneyville. ! Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Jhn B. Fournet, Jen- i nings, filed for re-election from , the third Supreme Court district. : So did James N. Lee, BunUe. ! Others qualifying: ' Second Public Service Com mis-; slon District, Dudley Le Blanc, Ab- j bevllle, Andrew J. Falcon, Gonza- I les; and Ernest Clement, Oberlin, the Incumbent, led Nelson of BunkieJ has announced he is planning to run. Second Public Service Commission District, State Board of Education member. School Supt, Robert Browne of Lafayette and State Sen. Jack Fruge, Ville Platte, i SALUTE TO GIRL SCOUTS! SMOKEY BEAR loves Girl Scouts! You will, too, if you think about their service to Conservation over the past half century. Yes. the Girl Scouts are celebrating their 50th Anniversary and SMOKEY is proud to salute them for their continued help. So proud, in fact, that he has teamed up with Susie Scout to make this year's forest fire prevention campaign the most successful ever. Won't you join Smokcy and Susie Scout? PL i ? fJ i tm mt Only you can PREVENT FOREST FIRES I Published at a public service in cooperation with The Advertising Council and the Newspaper Advertising Executives Association. secretary; Robert Ford. Leon. COTTON PORT PERSONALS By MYRSTICE C. JUNEAU BIRTHS A SON, Anthony weighing eight pounds, eight ounces, born May 9 to Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Thevenot of Cottonport. She is the former Dorothy Dubroc A SON, Jan Patrick, weighing eight pounds, four ounces, born May 10, to Mr. and Mrs. Truitt Earl Shannon of Vlck, La. She is the former Verna Rae Chaze. A DAUGHTER. Debra Ann, weighing seven pounds, one ounce, born May 12, to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lachney of Marksville, She is the former Shirley Ann Juneau. A SON, Jerry Glenn, weighing seven pounds, eight ounces, born May 15, to Mr. and Mrs. J err el B Rlch-ey of Garland, Tex. She is the former Jeanette Mary Tassln, A DAUGHTER, Lisa Anne, weighing six pounds, one ounce, born May 16, to Mr. and Mrs. Hampton Lemoine Jr. of Cottonport. She Is the former Genevieve Mary Gullloc. A SON, Lionel Joseph, weighing six pounds, six ounces, born May 20, to Mr. and Mrs. Comile J. Fir-min, of Cottonport. She is the former Evelyn Ann Soileau. St. Landry Group i To Call School Board Election The St, Landry Parish Democratic Executive Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at the parish courtroom to call an election for July 28 for four seats on the school board. Terms of the following school : board members expire; Bryan Lit- : tell and Howard F. Young, Opelou- ' sas. Ward 1; Ignace Doucet. Sun- set. Ward 2; and Mrs. Ernest Bul- lington, Palmetto, Ward 4. Arnaudville Youth (leads Parish 4-H Executive Group Mike Morrow of Arnaudville was elected president of the St. Landry parish 4-H executive committee for 1962-63. He and other officers were elect' ed when the committee met Saturday morning at the Planters Trust and Savings Bank, Chosen to serve with Morrow were Karen Rabelais, LeonvUle, Ice -president; Ruth Morrow. Arnaudville, secretary; Robert Ford, Leonville, treasurer,' Jim Lopez, Opelousas Academy of Immaculate Conception, reporter; Paul Laporte, Arnaudville, parliamentarian; and Lorna Sue Wyhle, A1C. recreational leader. Other committee members attending the meeting were Judy And- rus and Susan F ogle man. Morrow; Cedrlc Mouton and Judy Comeaux. Cankton; Fanny Speyrer, Susprlne Robin, Anthony Speyrer, Gregory Ford and Melinda Lahaye, LeonvUle; Joan Ortego, Donald Carri-ere, Jane Bourque and Terry Chau-mont, Washington; Richard Tate, LawteU; Rose Richard and Michael Arnaud, Little Flower of Arnaudville; Charles Lafleur, Stafford Ryder, Johnny Dunbar, Port Barre; Janis Lafleur, AIC; Deke Dekerle-gand and WUda Mallet. Arnaudville; Francis Manuel and Ray Ardoin, Sc. Honoring the n o Ky u June 2 at Vicksbiirg, Miss. The State of Mississippi, in cooperation with the Louisiana Civil War Centennial Commission, cordially invites the citizens of Louisiana to join Mississippians in honoring the memory of their heroic sons at special Centennial ceremonies. Thrill to the most spectacular fireworks display ever shown in the South, plus these memorable events: TALLULAH, LOUISIANA 10:00 AM. Tallulah Courthouse Opening CeremoniM Governor Ross R. Barnett. featured speaker 1 1:00 A.M. Motorcade to Milliken'a Band, Louisiana symbolic of Grant's route of march down the wast bank of the Mississippi River VICKSBUR6, MISSISSIPPI 1:00 P M. Tours of Vieksbur National Military Par 3:00 P.M. Mamoriat Services in Military Para Governor Jimmi, Davis, featured speaker 4:30 P.M. Louisiana-Mississippi Downtown Parade 8:00 P.M. Spectacular Firework Display on the River 9:30 P.M. Confederate Ball featuring "Gunboats 'Round the Bend" .v Dance Paeeant .J0 mtieiitia unaniurirr One of 1400 monuments and ftatuei in the Vickiburg National Military rark. ississippi . . . Send for free, full color literature! Mlnlttlppi'l 192 Clll War CeMeaiiiat Cleaeer ,f freaM Vecatla orsclwre ea "Oviaeer Mllilpel" Moil COvpOfl to: MIh rfcnelMMrr 1504 Sleta OfHc avIMIae Minlaaiaei Naa Attn citr- Edmund of Eunice; Leonard Savoy and Edwin Roy, St. Ignatius of Grand Coteau; and Glenn Langrange, Sunset. Continental to Move Division Exploration Offices fo Lafayette LAFAYETTE Creation of the Lafayette exploration division and moving of division exploration offices for Continental Oil Company from New Orleans to Lafayette were announced Saturday by E. W. Kimball, managrr of exploration for Conoco 's southern region, Houston, Promotion of R. W. Heggland, Houston, to roe newly created Job of division manager of exploration and of four others to key Jobs in the new division also were announced. Exploration personnel will move to Lafayette as soon as office space becomes available, Kimball said. Sell golfing equipment quickly through the Daily World Want Ads. State of JV iftfi inypibhhj dole. !! X

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