Ruston Leader from Ruston, Louisiana on May 17, 1956 · Page 9
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Ruston Leader from Ruston, Louisiana · Page 9

Ruston, Louisiana
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Thursday, May 17, 1956
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Tech's 70-Piece Marching Band Appears In Parade For Earl Long's Inauguration Louisiana Tech's marching band was one of the six musical organizations which participated in the inauguration ceremonies of Gov. Earl K. Long at Baton Rouge today. The 70-prcc o Tech band, directed by Joe G. Shcppard, departed for the slate capitol before dawn this morning and was escorted by State trooper E. H. Powell of Ruston. The college's colorful baton-twirling majorities also accompanied the group. The olhcr fiv-- bands partieipat- j ing 'n the festivities were those of j Louisiana State University, Me- I Nocsp Slate Collage, Southern Un-! - , iversity, Merryville High School, ! IO' Delta and Winnfickl High School. auguration and several radio stations throughout the state aired the agenda. Included among th p crowd of over 30,000 person's who viewed the parade arid - ingugural ceremonies were several rrom north centra Louisiana.' They \\'ere Ragan Madden, Lincoln Parish district attorney; Capt. M. J. Kavanaugh of tlw State Police; L. D. Napper, state representative; Mr. 'and Mrs. Robert Sims; and Mr and Mrs. Stewart Hunt; and B. R. Patton ol Farmerville, stat n senator from the 'JHth district. Diplomas For 126 RHS Seniors To Be Awarded At Tuesday Ceremony A total of 126 seniors will grnd- ; Bakor, Carolyn Janctt Ball, Dor- uat 0 from Ruston High School next othy Dell Har'kscfcUi 1 , Floye Vi'rRinif week. Bar-mor , Jnnico Mari c R. G. Hanchey, principal has an- Jessie Mae Boyd, Knnis Governor Long is n native of Winnfielcl and th n new Lieutenant Governor, Lcther Frazar, is from Merryville. Fraxar is the former president of McNces'e Slate College. The bands marched in the big inaugural pararto at nine o'clock this morning, starling at the governor's mansion and traveling down Third Street to the capitol building. Tech's b,and featured th o number, "Louisiana, My Home Sweet Home Percy Roberts of Baton Rouge. a state representative who served! as chairman of the inaugural coin- mil tee, recently extended the special invitation lo lh o Tech band. Station WBRZ of Baton Ron.'o televised the proceedings of the in-at the meet in; Bryant James Speaks qima Pi Meetinq At La. Tech Lamar Buffington of Mansfield, was elected president of the Louisiana Tech chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, honorary business fraternity, al a meeting recently. Other officers chosen were Joe Maxwell, ShiX'veporl. senior vice- president; Tommy Vandcrgrilt, Kl Dorado, vice-president; \V. J. Haddad, Monroe, secretary; Edward Anfirews, Ruston, treasurer; Jerry Johnson, Calhoun, hisloivan; and Gayl 0 Wells, Rustan, chancellor. Dr. Richard Bryan and Dwanc Oglesby were re-named to serve as faculty advisers. Bryant James, FnrmerviHc president, addressed the chapk-r i'atricia Wells "5un" Is Subject Cf Poem By Miss Patricia We!ls Patricia Wells has set down in six lines a charming little poem on a mighty subject, "The Sun". Slv was one of 1r> Ruston High School students to have her poem accepted for publication in (he anthology of the National Poetry Association in Los Angeles. Here is "Sun": The sun rises nounced that the baccalaureate services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the high school auditorium, with Rev. Jolly Harper, pastor of Trinity Methodist Jnurcn, delivering tne sennon. The commencement service will be held at 8 o'clock Tuesday night in the high school 'auditorium. Mary Su ( , DcFreese and John Thomas Richardson will share valedictorian i honors. Gerald Wayne Dyson will be salutatorian. There will be no commencement speaker this year. Moreil 0 Kmmons, superintendent of Lincoln Parish Schools, will present the diplomas. Final day of classes will be May Bowers, Danvll Bryan, Carole Ann Chandler, Celia Ann Colvin, Mary Rose Colvin, She' bv - clicll Strickland, Patsy Ann Taylor, atsy LeMoine Taylor, Bessie Marie Turner, Leorra Elizabeth e- mple, Sharon Gale Wesson, Irma Elaine Willett, Romona Long Winberry, Sandra Nell Woodward and hirlee Mitchell Woods. James Earl Alexander, Oren V. Barmore, Clarence Marshall Bice, Kenneth Wayne Brewster, Billy Van Callaway, Curtis Edward Chandler, Gerald Wayne Cobb, Horace Alton Cobb, Paul Howard Covington, She! by Doe Cruse, Emile Joseph Doucett, Gerald Wayne Dyson, William Miller Elliott, Andrew Harold Fer- Shaver, Jr., Claude Lavelle Simpson, Jr., Joe Richard Singleton, Charles Robert Smith, George Hall Smith, James Rubin Smith, Homer Sam Strozier, Jr., John Liner Walker, Nathan Leon Westbrook, and Jack Clarence Woods. Th 0 following will graduate in January: . Margaret Annette Gustafson, Irma Joan Lewis, Margaret Mills Lindsey, Reginald Denny French, Rodney Clark Gardner, Thomas Warren Gates, William Arthur Larance, and Robert H. Roberts, Jr. THE RVBTOK 'TIMTBB by Jean Davis, Mary Sue DeFreese | guson, Larry Gerald Fitts, Mar- Zannie mien Etnanus, Marilyn Ca- | O n Ray Fowler, Alton Dale F.i-ank- rol Ferguson, Shirley Ann Foster, ]j n , Ha'rry Joe Gibson, Roy David Ann Franklin, Jane Eiixn- beth Fuller, Oeraldinc Mari o Call- din, Mildred Barham Gay. Mary Ann Clover. Bobbie Sue Hogaii, Nell Rose Hood, Peggy Carolyn Hughes, Mellie Jo Katherine Kendall ane Kuprionis. Jefcoat, Mattie and Mary Di- Shelbv Glover, Robert Lane Harrison. Billy Hart, Wiley Wilson Ilil- burn, Bobby Brown Hinlon, John Burnham Holstead, Ernest Kendall Hood, Robert Bond James. Charles David Johnson, Jerry Lane King, Perry Lee Kirklram, Roger Pearcp Lmvson, John Bennett Lea- cbman, Woodard Henry Lewis. Marion Watson Lewis, James C. Love tagan u. Madden 9 Make Race For 'gre Carolyn (Ilenn Marler, Jean Martin. Mary Klla .Mason, | m , N , pn Loworv . Ma ,. inn Sandra Annette Mathewes.Kathryn j Tm Mnc , ows . R , lir . in »,„., Mad . Janet McLano. Mary Katherine | (lcn (; c The graduates are; Harriet Anderson, Jane Eloise A golden medallion hung In a sapphire sky. ft. moves in its endless Path across b!u 0 eternity To sink behind coral hills. Moore. Marjorie Kmily Morgan, Carol Ann Neely, H;Mty Jo Otwell, Betty Jo Pylant, Delia'Anne Rabb, Alma Gaynell Robinson. Martha Jean Robinson, Marie I )elores Scotch, Mryira Jean Shirey, Sari Nancy Smith, and Shirley Jane Smith. Marie Smith, Shirley Ann Speight one Carroll McKlduff, Juetl Kugen,, McGee, Fred Vernon Mixell, Freddie Charles Nelson. James Howard Nixon and John Thomas Nolan. Jerry Donnie Owens, Wayne Parks, Bobby Dale Patton, Jhnny Baton Pixton, James Pusser. John mas Richardson, Billy Riser, Ragan D. Madden of Ruston, district attorney for Lincoln 'and Union parishes, announced this weekend that he will be a candidate for the U.S. Congress from (he Fifth District, against Incumbent Rep. Otto Passma.i of Monroe. Passman announced his intentions of seeking the office 'again last week. Madden, now serving his second term as district attorney here,' was elected to the Louisiana Stale Legislature as representative in 19-10 and served, after re-election twice, in 1948. " Born in Ruston "46 years ago, Madden was educated in puuta schools of Lincoln Parish and at Louisiana Svvt e University. He hu practiced law in Ruston for the past 22 years. He is -a member of th« Lincoln Parish Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Methodist Church, .is married and the father of three children. Madden filed his candidacy in Monroe on Saturday t/efo»e C. C. Bell Jr., Chairman of the Ffth District Democratic Central Committee. 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