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Leased Wire Service of Associated Press Lake Charles 8066 4924 C0u . JJ PARTLY CLOUDY Partly cloudy and warm through Tuesday. Southerly winds 545 m.p.ri. Low tonight 73. High Tuesday 88. lake: Heavy bacteria count FINAL EDITION 5 CENTS LAKE CHARLES, LA., MONDAY, JUNE 8, 1964 16 PAGES NUMBEH 25,725 House Approves LISA 98-0 SEES WARREN Ruby Denies Oswald Link DALLAS, Tex. IAP)—A clean- shaven but "wild-eyed" Jack Ruby told Chief Justice Earl Warren Sunday he had no connection with Lee Harvey Oswald, whom lie shot two days after the assassination of Prcs- They also visited the Texas Theater, where Oswald was captured, and the intersection nearby where police officer J. D. Tip- pill was slain. Oswald was charged with the murders of both Kennedy and HAROLD F. GKAF From Ward :t Harold F. Graf Seeks School Board Post Jonesville Man Dies in Starks Crash Sunday A collision between a trailer idcnt .John F. Kennedy. | Tippil. Ruby is under the'death This was rcoortcd by a reli- j sentence for slaying Oswald, able source after Warren spent more than three hours with Ruby in the Dallas County jail. It was believed the first time a chief justice of the United States ever took testimony from a prisoner in jail. Warren and other members of the Warren Commission loured the Texas School Book Depository Building, from where -the F Craf <n nl 611 W assa - ssin is al'cged to have fired Pricn Lake Rd has tormallv ; riflc buile(s at Kcnneciy ' as wel! ! truck and a sma11 American announced his 'candidacy 'for as Oswald's rooming house and j compact car shortly before mid- election to the Calcasieu Parish ^ s a P arlmcnl - """" C "" J ~" ~ " ' School Board from Ward 3 in the July 25 Democratic primary. Graf has been a resident of the parish since 1!M1 and Lake Charles sinci; 1945. lie is a World War 11 veteran of the U. S. Navy. The candidate has been cm- ployed in the industrial relations department of Cities Service Co., for the past 19 years. He , is experienced in mechanical, | John McKeithen, from his sick plant protection and personnel i bed at the mansion, once again Time Asked For Funding Pay Raise BATON ROUGE (AP)-Gov. work, and is currently 111 a - appealed to educators to give supervisory position in labor re-! hjm Ume lo find m()ney for *GraY is a member of the .higher teachers pay before a Sunday in Starks resulted in the death of a Jonesville man and injury to four other persons, according to the Louisiana State Police. Trooper Jack Clark said Charles N. Carter, 31, was killed instantly in the collision which occurred on La. Hwy. 12, 700 feet east of La. 109. The death was the 13th on parish roadways this year. Dearl Carter, six- year-old son of the victim, was reported in serious condition in St. Patrick hospital in Lake Charles. Authorities at the hospital said the child re- Calcasieu One Of 12 nvolve d 13 ROSA HART Involved in Arts and Letters, 'Collector' of People Little Theater Founder Rosa Hart Dies Sunday Kvening Lake Charles Lions higher salary schedule is adopt-' ceived fractures of both legs club. Lake Charles Little Thea- cd. and head injuries. He was re Rosa Hart is dead. ' more, Vincent Price, Jeffrey A House VOIP will !„> vote \\ill oe porled to be The first lady cheerleader in ,' Lynn and a host of other sur- 1 the land, the founder and forig reats and near-greats w e r e ' 30 years the unpaid director of among her nightly telephone companions as she lay in her upstairs bed, at 819 Moss St. bis bead one nic'it "\ ms neaci one . V u . A a hasa is d husa. BATON ROUGE (AP)—The Louisiana House passed 9f!-0 today and sent to the Senate a bill proposing creation of the Louisiana Intracoaslal Seaway Commission representing 1'J parishes. The commission would have authority ID build am! operate navigation channels, locks, canals and levees. Heps. Edgar Mouton Jr.. and .!. Luke LeBlaiv of Lafayette Parish asked passage. One of their co-sponsors was Rep. Norman Ordoncaux. Jefferson Davis Parish, an administration floor leader. "The House returned at 10 a.m. for the fifth week of the 60-day legislature. The Senate returns at 5 p.m. Rep. Lawrence G i b b s, Ouachila Parish, House education chairman, called the teacher pay raise bill for a special vote tomorrow by making it special order of the day. This means it will come up first when the house gels to the bill passing stage. Rep. Arthur Crais, Orleans, attempted to get house action during the morning on a constitutional proposal to set aside any j tidelands windfall for bond debt! retirement but ran into adminis- j (ration and other opposition, j 'He returned it to the House calendar. Rep. A. J. Lyons, Calcasieu, warned the House "We don't know what our needs will he when the tidelands is settled, what this legislature should do is vote what to do with the i tidelands money, if and when ! we ever get il." The intracoastal seaway project, was pictured by sponsors as a foundation upon which future economic expansion could j the Calcasieu Parish Vr lino I be built. ] Board. L. G. MCLAREN Board Candidate L. G. McLaren Seeks Seat On School Board Lawrence G. McLaren, a resident of Calcasieu Parish since 1945, today announces his candidacy for a Ward 3 post on A handful of national maga- n ep . LcBlanc, said thc Inlra-1 zincs has carried pictures of coastal Seaway first was pro-: Rosa. Shy was literally "AI i s s ])osec ( b y former Gov. Sam j Five by Five." Even in the days, j Qnc .s of Lake Charles. : A native of Galvcslon. Tex.. ter. Community .Concert Association. Calcasieu Rod and Gun , " m "' st< IIWI vwt; "'"' w 'gery at press time. club and a past member of the ' called Tuesday on the teacher | TW(J othe ,. passengers in Hie! the" Lake "Charles Calcasieu Area Safety Council | pay raise bill. A Senate commit- Carter vehjc , e were in D | f f . „ . upsum? ue 4 <n 019 moss 01. ,.- ivc by Fivc .» Even in the days , Joncs of Lake Cl , ar]es- and American Petroleum In-, ee will be called Tuesday on las Clinic in DeQuincv . 5 I ' , £ fet , f ^. u .* Sometimes they called h e r. when she attended Sophie New- "Economic benefits from this st !" le - ... !"* eachcr P.^ raise bill. A The extent of injuries and the of heart attacks Sometimes she called them. But comb College and was girl will be tremendous," LeBlanc lprt Ihe candidate was an organ-! Senate committee will begin, condition of Mrs . Charles N l ' those who still lived were among i cheerleader (or Tulanc, she was! said. "The number of new jobs „_ 0? ^J^*.*?™*™. °, f ! l!! 01 : 1 ."! 5 ^ t , t l'l sa ™ ,! m:e ,r! Carter and Rita Sumrall had s JJ 1 * S £ H0 £e told a c Vsl I her m ° UrnerS today ' a , sh ? dclon !" C p '' l 'T sicle ' But estimated in lhe " cxt 50 y«»! ,, , en determined at press I thal . m[ * A " ,,, { ."id nwtaw The late Gen. John J. (Black- ishe broke the sex barrier lor j s 280,000. < He has served as president of esmanlher jack) Pershing was among her girl cheerleaders - and tool- -By the year 2,000," he added i lhe Lakc Charles Typographical Ifor the clinic. Their ages were; ..',.... , .. , .. .. admirers. She kissed his cheek i batl games liaVL ' 1H ' vei- '*'<-'" the " new industry would amount to! Umon and IS presently the un- i not known, the troopers said. I R ni ,} "y ur ^ an ^ r ( ? eatt1 ' ""V when he came home triumphant \ same »'"«?• i more than $2 billion." '• lo " recording secretary is a printer with the Charles American Press, ille is a graduate of a two- course in y the Union. Ihe LaGrange Senior High 1 its own package of bills seek-1 nnf hppn School Quarterback ami Athletic ; ing $48.8 million for the teach-1 fficlccor^ng'torsMkes^nl} 1181 Boosters club, and served as'ers higher salary schedule and, f or the elinie Their HUPS WPPP' president from 1959 to 19G2. He I other school raises. has also been active in Parent- v, tp. AC ' if . In a Prepared statement, Mc-j Trooper Clark said the acci leacher Association work and «•„:„,„ ' *-,A i,« ,.. n .,,^ ,' „„ H n ,,t n«»,, wo H a m.^ „ m c,,,, helped organize the PTA at LaGrange. A charter member of the University Methodist Church, Graf Keilhen said he wanted to entreat the school people of this state to give him some time to find these revenues. dent occurred at 11:45 p.m. Sunday when the Carter vehicle slammed into the truck as it pulled onto the highway from a has served on the board of stew- ! "If this administration is l ri ^L n ,.t t0 £' \< n ,,A,, 17 r j nri ards and is presently superinlen-, called upon to furnish these ad- ] . Heni> ^ Moud >- 17 ' ol Jack dent of the senior Methodist ; ditional revenues." McKeithen' son youth fellowship. continued, "we led that we Graf is married lo Ihe for- i should at least be given the iner Kathryn Read of Vinton, '< right to exercise some judgment and is (he father of tun ehil-! as to when and how it dren. done." ?°l a . J 1 art ,.,LT" i 5!r.."?.?!'rom World W.r I. It' ,,as • I'or 30 yc»rs s ],o ran Ihe 1.H-! Overturn of Red Conviction Upheld WASHINGTON (AP) - The registration statement without Supreme Court refused today to incriminating himself, review a decision overturning TI . . r .. . . conviction of the Communist - Urgl "f reversal of the dew ; party of the United States fori* 10 "',. the . government appeal failure to register under the ^ questloned whether party offi- Internal Security Act. !i^ rs ma / r P fu f e to , re S lster for , , , „ , i th e P a rty "when they cannot The refusal leaves the lower j possibly incriminate themselves court decision standing. ; because the statute prohibits The Supreme Court's action i a ". v information obtained by was announced in a brief or- registration from being intro- der that gave no reason, .duced in evidence in a judicial Justice Byron R. While, formerly deputy attorney general took no part in consideration ut Ihe case. 'Flit; lower court's decision was by a three-judge panel of tlu- U.S. Court of Appeals here The Justice Department had asked lhe Supreme Court to hoar argument in the case anil sicians and actors. Those friends and her family said today that anyone wishing was 'listed"as""the! *° make contributions could the truck leased to! send " lem '° ' ne ^ osa Hart Distributing Co of i Foundation, 912 Pioneer Build- Clark said. Moudyjiig- Lak e Charles, minor injuries in the | Temporary trustees of t h e according to the re- j fund are Sam Kushner, Mordelo Vincent, and Kenneth L. Dixon. Born Rosa Lucille Hart, The commission would have j Active in church work, Mc- would have its | Laren is a past grand knight ot parishes of! St. Margaret's Knights of Cu__________ , ____________ Cameron, | lumbus. He is also a past presi citizim who hasn't cringed un-, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafa- 1 dent of the council's building as- der the whip of her backstage yetle, Lafourche, St. Landry, 'sociation. !inSni ir fi f nJ !I er h " t! U " dt ' r " ° '' ^ Mart !"\, St ' -, Mary ' Terre "K, 8 i i r M bo » ne and Vermilion. She was a teacher (rum the port. Clark said no charges had been filed pending completion of the accident report. The last traffic death in Calcasieu Parish occurred on May of Moss Bluff struck by a car near her home U.S. Jets Over r i, /. , _J_i' jjj liiuill IVULIU HOI J, II >1 ct.^t " .' ~" p """ ' "••" l "^- -'"• ; ilJC LUJIUIIJO3JU1I formed by friends, dedicated to j Chai ., es LauljhtolI who durin§ tie Theater here with what was! » members and wo carrying on her work of help- an ap p eai . ance hcrc s(ole from . known as a "whim of iron" and 1 authority in the i ing young artists, authors, mu- Gertrude Stein when he shook • ""ire's hardly a leading local j Acadia, Calcasieu, ictPlflnc anff nnmi««: ..;i:™ i... i *L _„: . _ . i .. . i _. . . .- _ Machinists End 3-Day Meeting Mart 01 WooclVllle, MISS., on AU- ! „,, ., .. ,, . . .. , """" ".'":" ' "-^^-" « " «• iiununaie iiiree eaen, wan me i, :..„,. ti n ; e ctill «nrvinii'-« ppn gust 27, 1900, Miss Hart was!, lhe South Central Mates L,m- prime ministers. She traveled governor making the appoint-; " V" n ^ Ic ^ ™ l * ^"^ *f^ buried Sunday afternoon in the | ff e " L ' e °J Machinists wound up into as many parts ot the world; ment O i one from each parish. iX'^S^ " P Vn P w nnne? ittle Jewish cemelerv in Ope- !lts three - da y meeting here with as her funds would allow. But Senators recently passed yueen ot ausas bv her father's side an electlo » ot officers and a to those who were close to her, unanimously and sent to the Dun "« ' HP.- mother whn i, n »nri V ° te to retUrn lhe Illeelin S tu she was besl known for helping '• House a bill proposing that the en - 4 . 7 ' Se iPr I'mTp, ' T Hart nf I aS ! Lake Charles again next year - dcservin S youngsters gut t h e Mississippi River bridge at New " )embcr ° :harl« S Mr\-Li,Pr InawHh! All officers of the four-state i breaks they needed in arts and Orleans be named in honor of ^ e ™ a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred: Hart of Woodville, Miss., on Au-' 7, 1900, Sunday McLaren is a fourth ,te K ree member of Ms«r. Hubert Cram The commission would be a m General Assemblv He is lime she was old enough to take . political subdivision of the state now . se ,. vinp a _ s i reasu ,: t ; r of bur .) ei a classroom unti the day, and have all the powers of a Ladv Que e n O f Heaven KC she died. She was still tutoring corporation. Buildin" Association one student in Latin at the end The governor would appoint ° _, . . -and she had tutored area two members at large, and the ' He tounded and served as gcn- youngsters into Annapolis and police juries of each of the 121^' manager oi both UK- M. West Point through the years, participating parishes would | Margaret and Our Lady Queen Rosa knew Presidents a n d nominate three each with the ° f IIea . vcn K £. hews .P ubl lc ^ To Shoot Back her Charles, survive her, along with: ",- — —,- --------- i.,,,.,,,, a nephew and niece, t h r e e' confercnce were reelccted at lhe • S ' grandnephews and two grandnieces. Rosa ran a book store on Pujo Street the last few years of her life. It was the "Three Queen of Heaven newspaper. During World War II. McLar- 18 months as a Voluntary Coast 2 was one of the Cramers of "Operation Fraternal" immediatelv after Morrison. final meeting Sunday at the Bel- i She loved the theater world The House Judiciary B Comment Motor Hotel. and even after she gave up her mittee later in the day con-, - .„., ,, . • mem ber uf Roe Spencer of Lake Charles hob as director of the Little ducts a public hearing on a con- !tl , v i^i,^^., u .hj f .h ^rvcd and a member of International! Theater here she kept at it. On- troversial proposal to place all i|" e "£ ;„,,„ Association of Machinists Local ly a few weeks ago she pre- rural electric cooperatives un- r>> '» r j 1 « •!• i ! tv S ' ~~ g ' r g< Snd ' «• K0a - 1317 was renamed president: E. sented a Shakespeare revival [ der jurisdiction of the Louisiana ' Fort Worth, Tex., program that attracted wide- Public Service Commission. BULLETIN CAPb' KENN'KDV, Fla. (API — Picket lines were thrown up uruund Ihe na- c , , , ... j vice president, and E. W. Dav- spread attention. a V!r;? erwr f, Uie ca 'enport of Little Rock, Ark., sec- And she loved people Shori- WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. reers of budding authors, ac- j re iary-treasurer. ly before she died, someone jet fighter planes operating over; wrs, musicians, dancers, andl Mrs Marie Crafl of D ,, as a - sked ]m . wha[ she t . ol!ecled Laos were reported today to. artists when they were down on; Tex _ was ree i ected vice presi . during ner , ifCi She sald have orders to fire on Commu- i i"en IUCK. ane was tond ot say- j denl re p re senting the women's "Evervbodv collects . . 1 nist military installations when i !»S they only had to be "young; ausiHar j:_ cu]lect p eople there ls |10 necessary to protect unamied '» liea > \ 7 ^viialeyer t h_e ir; A brochure covering the main cost but your lite . photo reconnaissance aircraft. a « e - ° »et her help. When, tupics of the three-day meeting Two U.S. planes have been she , f°, uldn l Provide lhe food. is ' beins fepared and w|] , shot do\sTi in two davs bv' ? nd . ! , ods T g they 'i ceded ' s h e; submitted to the Washing KEN DIXON Washington " i«g work on projects costing about $215 million and reverse Ihe lower court. After the high court's order. **wu. a department spokesman said! U was the second time this — -' alternative steps for! lion's tpacvporl today, halt- ground^fire "from "communist: ha PPJJ- v harnn|ered away to aT^omee^or'stud^ai^re' England S Inrr-ps Offirials hprp S9 iri fhpir wealthlur fnends lo len d a hand. , spar( . h _ Snem-ir said ' forces. Officials here said their reports indicated this was fire Thev alwavs did 1 search. Spencer said. Automation, unem lovment Attlefi DJ6S ni r%ll "=c wica Ul various possible further action were being considered. He said they could include seeking a new indictment, reoj)ening the entire case, or seeking to show that a willing volunteer could register on behalf of the pajrly. The appeals court held that the government had failed to prove anyone was available to the party who could sign the i of Way. year that members of a noii- opt'ralijjg rail union striking the Florida East Coast Railway have causeda work stoppage at thc missile lunch center. Officials said between 5,000 and 5,500 construction workers honored picket lines set up by two locals ol the Brotherhood uf sa's'^ re( P resentatlves fran the of former Laborite Prime Min-1 ' . * t- pvt 13 JIIIAIV.CIICU mis >> ao i n c 11- j , - vui^iiictin'n, uuv n ijjiu >UHL HL idling an estimated 5,000 : from automatic aircraft guns „, , ^ en! , out lr "' n L , a k e and methods of attracting new CRKAT \tK^vni,-v i/,,,, ,...,j „ „!,„_, i, , • ^Charles Sundav In BmaHwav :..j - j- . ^ j , q . ,, UULAI .^u^at.^lJt..^. t,n^- and pel naps neavy guns. The operation of the armed i^" "1^ 'the 'gTobJImd' ^v^rBuS Louisiana res ^ Clmente Attlee ' *"* &m ~ of Laos indicates the United j The late* ereat H L mpncKon r - j , . <, • .• o-- • States is becoming more deeply i fiitoiS SuS'fa^eTL y 1 e i a^^" 3t SatMrday! la P Std at lw '» e ' in the conflict there in j Sa xon, painter Weeks Hall, HOG AN'S 46TH OBSERVED BY STATE HOUSE BATON ROUGE (AP) The Louisiana House paused at its opening today to sing "Happy Birthday" to Hep Mike Ilogan :\\ Calcasicu Parish. Hogan, a newcomer, ail up his cake in irunt uf the in Cameron. He has also served as institutional representative of C u i) Scout Pack 3. He has been active in Pee Wee and Little League baseball. He is a mem ber uf the Woodmen of t h e World. McLaren is married ID ilu* lurnier Louise Hanks ot Mursc and has four children, l.arn. Lee, Lynn and Lester Tin- .M. I .areas" live ai 710 \V c'luude St __y night of a cerebral hemor- s the rhage, seven hours after she col- EPISCOPAL DAV SCHOOL Summer Session .Hine 8 through July :< Open to nil <<null's 1 thi'uu'.-h '-' i'nil -5M;(-.')'J44 -. ff , , • . i *JW,*U41, lJ«JJJ4t.\.4. lltV«O 11 U I 1. is efforts to give assistance to Gertrude Stein, Thomas Wolfe ithe neutrahst government of! W illiam Faulkner, actors ' Phouma r Souvanna [ Charles Laughton. Ethel Barry- Ked Patliet Lao troops recently drove neutralist troops from the Plaine des Jarres. DRY CLEANING SALE TJCS , Wed.. Thurs.. Fn PANTS. SKIRTS. SWEATERS 3 DRY C LEANT D FOR •V. -\M ClL'MtE K BACK FROM VACATION! FLO HARMON'S BEAUTY DEN Ho Harmon. Owner & Opcj-atoi" 1744 Ky;m ^;Ui•,'^l."ll ONE HOUR IUVARTINIZING DRY CLEANLN'G SALE Tuesday. Wednesdav, Tnuriflav June 9. ID, U illy TfOusers, _J r C" | iweuterfi, or ^ T/^ir -P I 'lain ikirlb .J IU1 I Ai S' Plai Ask Al)OUt BOX e Convenient Murtini:;ng locuii East l&rtn Shupptno Ccnlfr Pionccr BuiiUiiM BIG SHOE LIQUIDATION' Tui'Miay Only 1,OUO I'airs of Ladies' SJiocs —all types—Regnrc!les-i ut former price $1.99 eacli. 50 only Ladii^' Lutes Girdle — values lo $1099 — ^1.99 eai-h. All Ladie.i' Sp»irls\vfa^ any 3 iii-nis 55.00 M)l'TU I'l 1'V 1-1 MiCJAIN STOliK Puiff, l-'.KF HuAD i V 1 •->. >-•.--.'. Free Pii-k-up and Delivery At Discount Prices on Tnr>t!y S'-r;iLt' B, Regut'al Only Men's Suits . aoe Suits v,ilh 2 pr. pains . §1 An,, ol in? Three Below 51 Coals, siiori 40e Skirts, plain 4Uc Shirts ,4Uc Ti\iUj,ers . .40c Dresses, plain SI. 00 eai'U ill W. Broaa -- 508 Con»n>cm I \KKSlliK K \BK1C I'AKK Gov. John McKeithen marked his birthday several days ago. Both men are now 46. Hogan said the governor was 10 days older than he was. Slrv, n'.- Hens Fryer>. 1-b Slat) Bacon, :5 l.b.~ Beef Liver. 5 \.\>~ \\'!n>le Pi^s, Only -I-' 1 ' i •.. t'.i!f. Cut Free, L.b :i"u- Luc Crayt'i*!). Per Lb. 19c M K L \' 1 N ' S Fisli jiui Meat Market JTO^ Kii'kn'.au St. HE ti-3tic>7 PRIEN LAKE ROAD BARGAIN CENTER Curner of Prieu Lake Koad i!w Blvd Open Daily 8:30 AM. to tf.ixi P M. i^ 3UO Minl- Ju>t Keceiveti 700 -New Laches' Ures-ses ii \vaiat Dresses. Sues 8 to U-J 1 .-. All Colors. Over 300 New Ladies, Juniors, and Children's Svvuu Suits New Cimipleii? Line of Children's Sports Wear. Also Ladies' Blouses, Shorts. Slim Jims. Lingerie, and Skins. New Shipment of Ladies' Hu^e — Complete Run of Si/(>s. Tie per p.iir or 3 pair $2.00, V..MX \B<u r OL t. u AWAY PLAN: u. TO' . '

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