Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on May 31, 1964 · Page 7
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 7

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Sunday, May 31, 1964
Page 7
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Jeff Davis Parish Protests Omission on Rice Group JENNINGS (Spl,) -The omission of representation from Jeff Davis Parish on the National Rice Advisory Committee Transfer Of Camp Johnson Suggested NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gerald J. Gallinghouse, president of the Orleans Parish Levee Board, said Saturday he would recommend that the Camp Leroy Johnson site be transferred to Louisiana State University in New Orleans. Gallinghouse said he would recommend to the other board members that the entire ISO-plus acre site be given to LSUNO as soon as the federal government returns the property to the board June 30. Gov. John McKetthen said Friday in the main speech at the LSUNO graduation exercises that he was convinced the school could make the best use of the lakefront property. Gallinghouse said he believed Ihe site would be an ideal location for the "economic-scientific research complex to be designed as the Gulf South Institute." brought a protest Saturday from Jeff Davis. Rice growers, businessmen parish officials, the farm bu* reau and the agriculture committee of the Jennings Association of Commerce protested the omission. U. S. Sens. Allen J, Ellender and Russell B. Long and U.S. Reps. Edwin Willis of the Third Congressional District and T. A. Thompson of the Seventh District, announced that Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman had appointed six men to the national committee. Those appointed to the committee according to the announcement were Gordon Dore of Crowley, Ted Cobena of Rayne, H. G. Hardee of Gueydan and Joe Mouton of Abbeville, Harry Chalkley and George Blair both of Lake Charles. Jeff Davis Parish rice farmers Will plant approximately 88,000 acres in 1964, the parish allotment. About 900 producers are involved in this enterprise. The national committee is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., Monday and Tuesday to formulate future plans for the rice industry. Lawrence Kratzer of Roanoke, rice fanner and president of the Jeff Davis police jury, said he was unsuccessful in his attempts to communicate with EUendef, who is chairman of the Senate committee on agriculture and forestry, Long, or Thompson. All members of the police jury and other parish officials were requested to wire the Senators and Thompson to protest the matter. Following Is the content of a wire sent to Senator Ellender, by Kratzer. "Farmers and business people of Jeff Davis Parish are very much disturbed and disappointed because there is no representation from Jefferson Davis on the national rice advisory committee, recently appointed by Secretary of Agriculture, Orville Freeman, as announced by you, Senator Russell B. Long and Congressman Edwin E. Willis, 3rd congressional district." "Since Jeff Davis Parish is the largest rice producing parish in Qie state, and since rice income greatly affects our local economy and provides an annual gross income ranging from 13 million five hundred thousand dollars to 15 million dollars, we urge and beg of you and your constituents to reconsider your action and to include at least two farmer representatives from ^^""TlV\^ £jf/ SAVINGS \%. The Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation was established by Congress in 1934 to insure savings in Savings and Loan Associations. f 'Ncrone'has'ever lost a penny in savings insured by this U.S. Government agency in the 30 years since the FSLlC.was established, We are a member of the FSLIC, Current Rate PiR ANNUM CALCASIEU SAYINGS AND kOAN ASSOCIATION 1155 Ryan Street 108 list Napoleon lake Charles, U, Sulphur, U, our parish on the national rice advisory committee. "We are fortunate in having highly intelligent and informed rice * growers who could provide valuable assistance and contribute greatly in formulating future programs for the rice industry. "In your weekly broadcast, you always conclude your program by this statement, 'I urge you to provide me with constructive criticism, and I need your help and support.'" Oakdale VFW, OAKDALE (Spl.) - A new post commander and auxiliary president have been installed for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3687 of Oakdale. Installed at the joint installation ceremony held recently were Harold H. Hudgins, post commander, and Mrs. Bernice Willis, president cf the auxiliary. Forrest Crawford, past district commander, was installing officer for the VFW. Others taking oaths were D. C. Creel Sr., vice • commander; Aaron Burrough Jr., vice • commander; Bill Abrusley, quartermaster; John Weldon, chaplain; Joel Hoi- laday, surgeon; C. A. Cummings, judge advocate and; Wilbur Erwin, three-year trustee. Others taking oaths of office for the VFW Auxiliary were Mrs. Billie Burroughs, vice president; Mrs. Mao Morris Jr., vice president; Mrs. Mary Branch, treasurer; Mrs. Joella Kelly, conductress; and Mrs. Virgie Burkhalter, chaplain. Mr Lona Bartin was named three- year trustee. Dutch Children Honor U.S. Dead MARQRATEM, Netherlands, (AP) — Thousands of Dutch school children placed flowers on the graves of the 8,301 American dead at the American Cemetery near Margralen Saturday. SUNDAY, MAY 31, 1964, Lake Chaffe* American Press 7 "•' — '• • • • '• - •- i ••*•• -"'—.. «•..• -~. ...... -,--,. -i- / ; Air-Conditioner Suit Explained incorrectly A Court of Appeal, Third Circuit, ruling was explained Incorrectly in a story in Friday's Lake Charles American Press. The suit involved a dispute between Dr. John B. Cairo of Lnke C h a r le s and Jesse B. Glenn, doing business as the Lake Charles Alignment and Brake Service, also of Lake Charles. Olenn had sued the doclor for $337 as cost and labor for an automobile air conditioner. The lowef court ftiled fn Glenn's fa- vof for the total amount of the bill. The doctor, claiming the fiif conditioner caused him car trouble, appealed the case. Hft claimed he had taken his complaint to Glenn and had the air conditioner removed from his' car but Glenn would not accept return of the unit. In Its report Friday, the American Press ?(ory said Appeal Judge John T. Mood amended me lower court decision to deduct $40 Glenn had charged for removing the air conditioner. This was in error. It was pointed out to the newspaper Saturday. What the appeals court ruled was that Dr. Calre has (o pay only the $40 Instead of the total $337 awarded by flic lower court. You Cart Count on Us :.. Quality Costs No More at TS STE SALE EVER! 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