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*M I i um V» W * Uased Wire Service of Associated Press Lake Charles .O. BOX 8066 4924 COLE AVE, FINAL EDITION 5 CENTS LAKE CHAHLES* LA., FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 1964 20 PAGES Tempers Flare Over Civi PARTLY CLOUBY Partly rlnudy with widely scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers through Saturday. Low tonight 75. High Saturday 90. take: Heavy bacteria ?ounl NUMBER 25,738 Rights viPw Sulphur FFA Chapter Judged State's Best SULPHUR (Spl.) - The Sulphur Future Farmers of America chapter was presented t h e State Best Chapter Award during the 35th annual Louisiana FFA convention in progress in Shreveport. The chapter received the gold emblem award, top honor given in the state, at the annual Best Chapter Award were Saline and Slidell. Hessmer chapter was named Best Chapter in Area Three and Fenton received honorable mention. Pam Lyons, chapter sweetheart, was in Die lop 10 girls selected for the S late FFA be revealed at the Coronation Ball tonight, Three chapter members received their State Farmer Degrees during the morning session of Ihe convention Thursday. They are John Britney, Ronald Harrington and Ronnie Gran- Sweetheart finals. Identity of|gcr. the stale sweetheart and the- Sulphur's Area Three cham- Awards Banquet held Thursday i nine members of her court will pion parliamentary law team .'_.!_ i • 11. 111 I. • _ _ j _ t r ; ... .. . night in the Washington-Youree i Hotel. The award is based on a planned chapter program of work for the year and an inspection of the completed program by a team of FFA officials. Receipt of the Stale top award automatically places the chapter in competition for the National Best Chapter Award, given during the national convention in the fall. Teamster Local Issues Proposal To Continental Teamsters Local 663, rcpre- eompeted in Ihe state finals Wednesday afternoon but results of the contest, were not to be announced until later. A silver emblem certificate was presented lo the chapter's soil judging team for its efforts. Fred Miller received a certificate for placing fifth in a farm mechanics and electrification contest. The award was presented at a special luncheon Wednesday hosted by electric Other chapters receiving th ej . jk| lo • al power companies. The FFA convention Continental Oil Co., presented a' proposal to company officials Saturday morning. Thursday night at a meeting of company and union officials. The nexl meeling of union and company official:-: will meet, al 10 a.m. Wednesday. K. S. Andrea, plant manager, said an initial study of the proposal showed little to make Ihe company believe the union has changed its stand on (he basic issue of work flexibility. "The union apparently does closes bcal Phone Numbers Will CHAPEL FOR SCOUTS — The Camp Edgewood chapel above was presented lo scouls of ihe Calcasieu Area Council during cenjmonies Thursday ai ihe camp. The chapel was dedicated to Ihe memory of Terrell Woosley Sr., first scout executive of the council, Terrell Woosley Jr., addressed the assembly present at the dedication. Debates Erupt |As Bill Nears Final Passage ! WASHINGTON (Al 1 ) — The Senate exploded into a round of sharp and bitter debato today as (he hour 'ncarod for I'inal passage of the civil rights hill. Southern senators voiced irritation atul resentment, !al what they said were attempts by Northerners to lecture them on racial matters about which the Northerners were wholly ignorant. At one point Sen. .George A. Smathers, D-Fla., ! i shouted to Sen. John O. Pastore, D-R.L, "Not one word does the senator from Rhode Island know what he is talking about!" Smathers. usually mild-mannered, had heen arguing that in most places in the South, Negroes never were turned away at drugstores and other places of public accommodation. ; "Al the lunch Juinter?" Pa«,...„. lor(; demanded. "If the senator humid air flowing believes that, he hasn't been high pressure cell reading the newspapers." "You've been reading the wrong newspapers," Smathers No Change In Weather Seen j For Weekend ! J5y THE ASSOCFATED I'KESS Warm, |around a 'stretching from Ihe Allanlic. dominated Louisiana's weather not, recognize that we intend to keep the flexibility, or better utilization of manpower, in work Telephone numbers in Lake Charles will have a "new look" beginning Sunday with (lie introduction of a .seven numeral RONALD HARRINGTON Gets Scholarship Sulphur FFA Youth Named Star Farmer SULPHUR (Spl.) - Ronald Harrington, a member of HIP Sulphur Gold Kmblem Future Farmers of America chapter, was named Area Three Star Farmer during the 35th annual Louisiana FFA convention in progress in Shreveport. The lop award in the Southwest area of the state was presented lo the Carlyss hoy al the annual Awards Banquet held i assignments we had at (he be- j telephone numbering system, | ginning of Ihe strike," Andrea i according to Raymond Domi; said. nick, Southern Bell district ''We cannot be efficient on a manager here. : vague proposal to 'consider' lhe The change, a part of a na- right to utilize manpower cffi- i tionwide numbering syslem, is : ciently during lhe next two necessary for two reasons, Dom- vears." he added. ! inick said. i The union proposal does recog- '• First, the new numbering sys- nize the need of the company j lem will make possible many ! for flexibilily, but attempts to j more number combinations, set up a system to delay its in- ; which is important for future Cormier Reappointed LCIS Superintendent DEQUINCY (Spl.) — Warren cited reasons of "differences of \ office. Cormier of Lake Charles has ! opinion as to the best method of. Cormier pattern today ann them is no came back. "One of the lhin°s change in sight Inr (he week-; | rcscnt is how lhcy b|ow somp en j?,-. , „ , . nf Hiese incidents up out of all ihe forecast calls for partly proportion" cloudy ancI warm through Sai-, Jt appeared improbable (he tirday with isolated afternoon ; Senate would get. to a final vole and evening Ihundershowers. | before very laic in Ihe day at Highs today will vary from 90 to ' the earliest. In view of "this % and lows tonight from 72 to i House leaders abandoned plans ,,, , . .. ,.. to hold the House in session lo lemperalures in the ncxl live, receive the Senate bill The.v days will average .1 lo 5 de- < a i. so gave up the idea of a Sai- grecs above the normal liiRhs of, urday session and adjourned ™ (o 93 and lows of h!) lo 75. | lhe House until Monday. PX |pnrinri fnro,. a(!l says Tnen , wag „„ ^ f The extended forecast returned to Louisiana Correc- procedure." tional and Industrial School here as its superintendent assuming the position this morning. ire ,V, , lorecasl sa ys There was no prospect of he ,'" . , ... ,, incre will be only minor day to ing able to nass thp hill immo nrmim* rnnl-ir*i c V t i> t n r (. i A \ j • i . . '• " «UIL Ul IJdriA me Dill imine .it mm lepuicfcs V iLlorl.^day changes during the period i dialelv in the House anvwav be slker as superintendent of the ; an d precipitation will be limited i ,*„„ 'r ,L. e "°"^,, a " y ", ay o.! Walker : correctional school. precipitation will be limited ; cause of the opposition of 'Ren From the time of his resig-: i ' u ,T ecuo " H1 ™" • , ^ ;U) Wlddy scarred afternoon: Howard W Smith D Va ,-hair' nation unlil rc'-enllv Cormier ( -°'™er said he was informed and evening Ihundershowers. ' ' beaded the juvenile'division ol " f his new appointment by let... _ _ J ' t itt* stnt ftrt In tin It) fii,i«-M IP O stallation, Andrea said. I growth. "We are studying the union Also, the seven digit system! 51 " 011 Nov> '• 1!)8;l proposal seriously and in good , is necessary for Lake Charles' When he resigned. Inith in an attempt to find an! to participate in the nationwide; area of settlement, bul are not • direct, distance dialing network! DV / AD(*\D optimistic thai il will b r i n g 1 which allows telephone users to' ^_J_ *-MDw/\ about an early settlement," the'dial plant manager said c , oo ,«ri J the sctowl »n the Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs i'5, daled Ju " e lf !. from E - (fi Sept. 22 19a8. aprt served as its i Departmenl for Sheriff H e n r v Anderson, acting director of the head unlil he resigned the po- A | {[ ,j c j p rjor , ( ' - c '"'~ " ' -' '—'• .. the D'Qiiincy school in 1958, Cor- Cormier mier was with Sheriff R e i d's L( '" isia " 3 s * a( e Board of Insli- tutions. The board held its first meeting under llu- new slate administration Thursday in Baton New Flying Record Set By Widow their own long distance calls. Dominick said 62,00(1 new gold colored telephone directories are now being distributed through- i out I IIP city. Numerous changes' in telephone numbers have hern made in the new book, he adder!. Firing of Groh Is Protested Japanese Port City is Rocked By New Quake NI1CATA, Japan man of the Rules Committee, and other Southern Democrats. A single member's objection can prevent immediate action and shunt the bill to the Rules Committee where Smith intends to use his powers to delay the inevitable final passage as long as possible. Under House rules thai is about eight days, and the leaders now plan to start the eight day wait Monday, bringing the . .. • •, •---'— , bill up for a vote on Tuesday ^ IUM : ea '' lhc < uak e rocked th« June'30. well within lhe dead: The major change is that subscribers will now dial "411" lo The Lake Charles Central l%3. the statement poinlfd nut. roach information. He asked Trades and Labor Council today : For tiie first five months of lhat all telephone users consult .termed 'he ouster ol John droll; ]9i>4, Ihe tonnage recorded is the directory beginning Sunday as director of Ihf Port of Lake ; (iOO,19.1 Np:\V ^'()HK (AP> — Anna before placing a call. ' fl '"'- |f><! a "Hracti.- mi«iak-p " 'fm-n 10 Thursday night in the Washing-'llirschberg, 72, landed at Ihe, — lon-Youree Hotel. He also re- John F. Kennedy International ceived a banner and a $40 check. ! Airport today and claimed a His parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. record of 57 hours and 52 min\V. (Bill) Harrington of Carlyss. utes for a woman flying around were present and were called the world by regularly schc-d- to the platform to stand with uled commercial flights, their son when Ihe award was The previous record WHS ti2 presented. ' hours and 59 minutes This is the first lime since Mrs. llirschberg. a widow, > Bureau is that the odds are The letter, C'oanier said, informed him that he had been; reinstated to his former position of superintendent of the Louisiana Correctional and Industrial School effective today. Additionally, Cormier said., northern port city last night as Ij^VJuhT 3 when ih? Hn^ .he letter advised him to assume il .struggled with the aftermath plans o recess for "he Renuhl, full responsibility for the oper- of Tuesday's quake - Japan's Ean NaHoSil ConveiL P ahon of Ihe school. most violent in 40 years. s pn Hiihort \\ u. irr , L in Baton Rouge, a new s.-.e Buildings already weakened ^L"^nL^f^ Board of Institutions brought <'." llle - sda - v srtlcrcd damage, peeled alNOO senators to be on •re were no immediate hand for Ihe vole on'final p.r-- of new deaths or ,n- sage . an tha( he h d fo > Weather Bureau See c Active Year /•T H'Tricanes WASHINGTON |AP)- . ........ „.. ,,,™ ,, , b . ack Wa!kp| : '» I* """(en "f Rl " tons, which if continued lh * ' slate !*nitmtiary at Angola, reports of new deaths or in Charles a "drastic mistake." 'for Ihe remainder of the year lhe action came Hiursday aft- JUiies. or 78 yo|es j() The board of commissioners of would reach 1,400,000 for the full • erl ire * lor cll!Scd sess « )ns - . ' he Lp| " ra Meteorological bill. told tut uijui uutt-uiiiiiiiJioivjiicio»ii •"•^••v,iij,»wu l tf«\j(iji tut; AMII rni u j Ihe port last week told Grohiywr. figures in the statement . lhe board adin " am-nded by " , mm 1 Mini f or»i-\ntfil, ii L - ,*( /^,.., M,. his contract, which expires July snow. 15, will not be renewed. ' ^ profits of the port for In a letter sent to C.ov. John ""' r ' rst ('»"• months of this McKeithen. a r.• H lesislators. - V( ' ;J '' were listt>d * 5H1.833.21. The Senate has adopted more ' ' to the members of the dock board and Thes gures show thai the Agency said the new quake. four new appoinites of Coy. Mr- centered in the Sea of Japan off than" 100 amendments Keithen. menus that Bruce Ben- Niigata. struck the port on the original version passed bv tjip nett. who has b'.-en acting war- northwest coast with a force of 3 House 290 to 1,'iO on Feb 10 but den al (lie •penile,iiiary. will re- on tne Japanese scale, which has preserved all its essential sume his post :-H assistant war- ''as a maximum of 7 elements. om "i Victor Bussie oresident of the exisl '"g P 01 '' director has the inous word from the Weather' N lclor HUi > MC ' president ot me ^ , ( u _._ 1959 thai a Sulphur chap ten said she had a total of about I overwhelmingly in favor of an outlined a L-C10, the council number ability -omacU to advanmi]e|U member has been singled out five hours sleep on her flight! active hurricane season for (he . . for this honor. W. H. (Snooky) but wasn't "a bit tired or ! United States. retained why it thinks Groh Hughes was selected Stale Star sleepy " Farmer al lhe 1959 conven- "Just let me eat a hot dog lion. and 1 would be ready In go hack Ronald will receive a scholar- around again." she said ship lo HIP University of Smiih- Mrs Hirschherg of Lake "No major hurricanes have The eilorls by Groh in in- crossed Ihe coastline of conli-, creasing activities at the Porl : and we do m)| jj )(end |() ncnlal United States for (wo ot '- ake Charles during the six s( . )ncj hv gnd has been port direc- years, bul the odds against a third quiet season for this cuun- tor were cited in lhe stalemenl. m( , n( in j ured in ' any wav () ' v western Louisiana to be present- llopalcong, N..I . arrived here try are astronomical." the bu- Tonnage increased from 386,-• advised actions on the part of den. brine Walkt>1 ' said. "It will be a dit- a n d fit ' 11 ' 1 ll)UI - Vl ' ; "' s at Itlt; Pt-'nilen- Ihe port, the state- | i;ir >-"'•elerring lo the fad that Hie prison, for the past four years, has been operating at $1 million Jes-.s aimialh- than il had in 1960 and previous years, our earniii" ^'d'-iel cuts ot (he previous ' administraiion had forced lhe warden lo reduce substantially the number of free guards anil nufnt further says. ''We cannot understand tin- unwarranted 'firing' of (his man. idlv Firefighters' Pay Bill Is Rejected power and preseri' full employ- A bill to require the city <>i on only member of the city govern ment to oppose the bill, alnnr « i '->' • ------ --._ . , —, ,.-_ _. _ ,-, - .._... *•-^ ••>-'*•» u v. ii\/iiov/(i ni^vmi I ill i, - ,. • < >*. t i V4WIM»V. unit: l\J\ v> III I\ I III • i rd during Ihe Friday morning' ai 5:5." a.m. She had left at 8:01 reau said in a statement Thurs- 853 tons in J954, to over one th«, dock board members," the ri ' su _ Ml ' (1 '" bl « a "- s ' »> ihe pri- Certain holidays throughout the " >«niier May or Sidney (i session of the convention. Tuesday. dav. million Ions for years 1962 and statement reads. ra i.. department. y ea ,. was defeated in the House n " w director of the Louisiana on port business has brought $70 '," e "! b e '' s million into lhe Lake Charles J ^ ne . s . boro ' w area since 1954, Ihe statement lurther adds. Text of the statement con- eludes by stating that the Central Labor Union after c 1 o s e siud\. and much deliberation, requests all parties omeernod lit give reconsideration to the Industrialist Eyes Cameron As Oil Barge Building Site CAMERON (Spl.) - Heavy named a committee lo seek the: barge operation would require j channel to prevent completed dock board s action, industry, under the guiding eye necessary land for development!at least a half mile frontage on) barges from being floated to the ue ur ienuy request thai this of Longview, Tex., industrialist j of the proposal. the ship channel and the prov- Gulf of Mexico. Robert G. LeTourneau, may be! Named to the committee were ing grounds, not less than 5,000 i There are large tracts of land in the economic future of Cam-! Dr. Cecil Clark and Hadley Fon- i acres. on which LeTourneau could car- eron Parish. , tenol of the Cameron Develop- The land would have to be! 1 J out a development program Earlier this week, LeTourneau menl Committee; W. F. Henry! leased, on a long-term basis, atj for heavy earth moving equip- sent his wife to Cameron to dis- Jr., president of the Cameron ; a reasonable price to make it'ment. cuss details and requirements: Parish Police Jury; J. B. Jones, j practical for the two operations' Cameron is a small town, for locating a large oil drilling assistant Camerpn district attor- t 0 locate in Cameron Parish { ^ rs LeTourneau said she and barge manufacturing plant here ney; John Paul Grain, Grand i s | ie said -•;...... and also, proving grounds for i Cnenier industrialist; Alvin Dy- Camcroll Pa , k K was , elM ., 1Ml his famous earth-moving .-quip- son, former Cameron Parish' Ldmeimi ™ lsn was sele <-t«i menl. state representative; J. A. Da- If tlie plant becomes a reali-lvis, Camei'on land owner: and ty, it would mean as many as Buster Rogers, Cameron barge 300 to 400 jobs for the working terminal owner, force in Cameron Parish. T h i s The group announced il hopes alone represents about one quar- to have possible sites lined up ter of lhe low n of ('amrrnii'-i Im Ihe LeTourneau.s' inspection population. within 90 days After Mrs. LeTourneau ev Only major problem with such plained her husband's plans ami an undertaking, Mrs I.eTour- requii'tyiients for such an oper neau said, was securing the nee- Cameron civic leaders essaiy land. The oil drilling son s iron's efforts and leadership , J 1 "' B /",°" """^' meef '"g was of Representatives Thursdav'bv Municipal Association. Both ap- the basis of the increased allendw ' b . v f() 5 "«fw_ bo ar d a 58-35 vote. W. il. Kilpalrick. elected peared before the commit lie un earlier this week. , . . . representative, led a iiuln .Jumna... rep I a c , n g K. C. againsl the b j ,,_ .. bei . ause8 it hompson; I-raiik Jameson. De- violates everv principal ol Imaie y.iHK->: former Mu-nlf I' e d d y rui e and pits'one department of city against another." he told fellow legislators. The bill was authored bv two Martin. West Kehdana and .'ill fllllchillMMI. Harry Hollins, Calcasieu Far- llle Charles (Jeorge. president <if tlie firefighters local, led a dello speak tor the bill, he•- Mll\4 |JIIC> VJIIC UCM*-li IHlflU Ol f ,i, Ihe (•son. fore the cummiuee. George was on \ai';it)uii today and could cot be reached for comment. her husband preferred smaller communities in which to locate plants. LeTourneau is owner of a The parish has deep waler i large company which manutac- . f MV v " fliri j ures | lt . av y construction equip- drastic mislake be rectified by retaining lhe services of John \\ Groh as Port Director," the .s|atemerit ends. \\ilfred M. Heberl. couni'il p,resident. signed the statement Copies of the released slale- nieiit were also sent lo the go\- eirnor. Sens. A. C. demons and Jesse Knowles. Reps Mike Ho "an, Harry Hollins, and A. J Lyons, William Rosteel, Turkish PM Threatens T" J Q v ANKARA. Turkey ,APi Prime Minisii-r Ismei Inonu IhreateiH'd lod;i\ i..» quit alter failiiig to receive clearcut sup- pod (rum Parliament on his handling nf the Cyprus problem, but later changed his mind and said he would stay in office. He added ihat he would leave as other Calcasieu Parish lawmak- .Mayor Roberts said. "Credit ers. Mike Hogan and A. J. (Tub- lor the defeat is also due to the by i Lyons, and had the support Louisiana Municipal Association ol the Lake Charles Firefigin- and Mr. Gray. The LMA has ers Local. In making brief remarks op posing Ihe bill Hollins said. ' : apologi/e to my fellow legisla Iocs and e.speci; men of Lake I they have done a good job with old equipment, but t-\ery principal ol home rule is \u> lated in tins bill," he said. "Because this is strictly a local mailer, lei I up lo lhe taken a very definite stand against any legislation that requires a municipality lo pay out any money unless funds are lhe fire- provided by the legislature. arle.s. 1 know ' \eedle.vs to day. the mayor went un. "I am delighled with i lie outcome and with the re- .-ponsible leadership furnished by Hep. Harry Hollins and former Mayor Grav." dent of the parish police jury. v,.i^H,,u,f v;,,,,^™.". '^..'.X^T <-'il of Lake Charles. I ask the e on the i menl. SALE 1 3 lo ' 2 OFF " JUNIOR' FASHIONS Jl'NK fl^ARANCE •• i • ' .' ."!>'< if'SCV «li v 66c yd. .m»»» lo t) ')» ,d. xot.i'K's a-au • 5 ;<o i s of I ho Dock Board, X'iclor Bussie. president of Louisiana AKI.C1O 100 Kxlu IM.iul Sl,ini|is .sMIl'IVS (i>N(k'0 W BROAD SISEFT (\.<.'t> Ihil ad . oiier ao .Hm» .TO, IVeJI SKK. d thiu Muruuiru i-iuuua> lor vt asmng- lun lo conler with President Johnson U iiUI KS \| K x HKTMI. • „' ! O X Oil. , . Q{ iftr SPARK. PLUGS s«c SEAR VIEW MIRRORS (Oiltslde) ••. SI-9J <..'i."v» Oi.r 8e:oi» You Buy SWIKT SKRV1CVK AUTO SUPPLLKS. JNC. :Iouse lo defeat iluu>e Hill 312 ' le concluded .Mayor Alfred Kubei K was t.'ie DKY CLEAN INI! SI'KCIM iAIURDAi ONLi , W «' 1S . « n( | t QO/- L ddlB& 5UH> r%^F i o»d main 1>« O7( Iko White Oaiiii»n> AL.WF CtEANERS 7200 f^yon VARSITY rLFANfR'. .ur i:,>tm*,.n 1 *(,.. j L,IUI> i.ulna Closet — «Win*t 3il'<t)uv £75.00 NeviM. IICA IQ-pc. Duncan Pnvfe Morooan, Omina Room &uitf \*., an, F W.V9.00. 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