Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on June 20, 1964 · Page 1
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Saturday, June 20, 1964
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MICROFILM SERVICE A SALES CO, 'P.0.* SOX 8J)4£ 4924 COLE AVE, Ted Kennedy 'ort m Plane Crash SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) —Sen. Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy, D-Mass., younger brother of the late President John F. Kennedy, was injured in a plane crash Friday night while en route to the Massachusetts Democratic Convention in Springfield. Sen. Birch Bayh. D-Ind.. and his wife also were injured in the crash. A spokesman at Cooley Dickinson Hospital at nearby Northampton said Kennedy was not on the danger list. He repo||ed- ty suffered chest and back injuries and facial cuts. Kennedy was treated in an j emergency room and then re- j moved to an intense care unit.; ! A priest at the hospital wns not '' ! summoned. Bayh suffered a hip injury, j i He hobbled into n wheelchair at! the hospital. He previously had talked with persons at thc'crash scene. Mrs. Bayh wns reported in! shock but the nature of any in- j juries was not known. The man believed Lo be the pilot of the private Kennedy plane was reported killed. He was identified as Edward J. Zimmy of Lawrence, Mass. Also injured in (lie crash was a man identified as Edward Mans, a Kennedy aide. [ Mrs. Kennedy arrived at the hospital and was taken to the intensive care unit. Robert Schauer of Southampton said he and two nephews talked with the Bavhs at, the scene of the crash—an apple orchard near Hartley Airport. Schauer said Kennedy was able to talk but did not want to be moved. President Johnson telephoned the hospital to inquire about the conditions of the senators. Mrs. Kennedy, who had been at the convention in Springfield, about 15 miles away, left for the hospital as soon as the crash was announced at the convention. She was accompanied by Mas- sachusetts Gov. L'ndicolt Peabody. Former State Sen. John F. i Powers, tlie chairman, an- jnounced to the convention that j he was informed that the senator was still alive. He confirmed to the crowd that (here had been a very serious accident involving Sen. Kennedy. The convention was recessed. Sen. Kennedy was elected to tho Senate in 19f>2, defeating JGeorge Cabot Lodge for the last. !two years of his brother's term. Lake Charles American Press 5 CENTS LAKE CHARLES. LA., SATURDAY. JUNE 20, 1964 14 PAGES NUMBER 25,737 Senate Approves Historic Civil Rights Bill, Banner Tourist Year Is Forecast for 1964 By J011IE LEULOFF AP Ncwsfeaturcs Writer It's vacation time again and more Americans than ever are planning trips. In 1963 a record 2.5 million Americans traveled overseas. Original forecasts for 1964 predicted an increase of 10 per cent, but that figure has al- DeRidder Man Dies After City Accident A 34-year-old DeRidder man became Lake Charles' four Hi traffic fatality and the 15th in Calcasieu parish this year when he died in a local hospital Friday of injuries received in an accident two week;; ago. James E. Mason of Route 2, Box 335, DeRidder, was injured June 5 at 11:45 p.m. when his p i c k up truck slammed into the rear of a parked trailer - truck in the 500 block of Klrkman Street. 15 in the piek- accidenl <>c- to the c i l \ Mason was alun< up truck when th. curred, according police. The last fatality in the parish and eity was recorded June 15 when John F. McMain, 47, of Lafayette was killed in a head- on collision on the Calcasieu River Bridge on U. S. 90. Other trallic deaths inside the city limits occurred April I when Mrs. \Villi;mi K Walker was killed al the intersection ol Lake Street and I'rien Lake Road, and April lit) when William Chester was killed al the Shatluck Street exit of Intel state-10. Accidents on Interstate 1U are investigated by the Louisiana State police ami the Lake Charles city police investigate other accidents occurring in the city limits. For ibis reason, the Lake Charles American Press count of traltic deaths inside the cily limits differs: with tin 1 city police count. Sulphur Girl Picked State FFA Wist SI I.PHfK iSpl i A bine i'\ed Sulphur High School sen ior. Pain IAOIIS. will rrigii this \ear'us the l/ouisianu Future Farmers of America Sweetheart. The 17-year-old Sulphur lass" was chosen .state sweetheart from among a field of ity girls representing FFA c haul e r s throughout the state. This is the lirst tune the sweetheart of the Sulphur Gold Emblem FFA chapter has. been chosen to represent (he state organization. Miss Lyons was crowned during ceremonies at the coronation ball Friday night before a crowd ul 2.000 .at the immici- pal auditorium in Slueveport The .slate FFA -,\\ee'hearl is Ihe daughter ul Mr and Mis C. L.^in; Lj^Ji ul Sulphur ready been raised to 15 per cent. It may have to be jumped again. The major domestic attraction will be the World's Fair which, one travel agency reports, is expected to double the number of tourists headed for New York this summer. By mid-June, New York hotels were overwhelmed by people seeking space, and were turning away 'even those with "reservations." Hawaii is another popular destination. Approximately 371,540 westbound travelers arrived in Honolulu in 19(i3 and even more are expected this year. American Express reports that sales of. its package tours to the is- i lands are already treble what they were a year ago. The national parks will con- I tinue to be popular, along with 1 the Western dude ranch coun- 1 try, A'ew England and Cape Cod, and the lakes of Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. States which have in the past reaped more than a billion dollars in i annual tourist income—Florida, j California, Pennsylvania and ' New Jersey — expect to do it again, despite the World's Fair. Unprecedented numbers of Americans are going overseas. According to the U. S. Passport Agency, which received 1,020,027 applications in 1%3, this year's first (|iiar!(T applications were If) per cent above last year's. Police Jury Calls Special Meet Monday Payment of a aibsidy to Dyn- alectron for another year will i lie considered at a special meet- jig of the Calcasieu Parish Po*lice Jury called lor 10 a.m. , Monday. Five ether ite/r..; do! the agenda of the special meeting, according to J. W. (Bill) Rosteet ot Ward 3, president. The meet iii^' will be held in the police jury room in the courthouse. liynalectron will end its first year in Lake Charles September 23 this year. Rosteet said the electronics jinn which is overhauling aircraft at deactivated Chennault Air Force Base was paid a $15,000 subsidy for its first scar The jury will al>o consider plan-, to rcno\;.ile Ihe main cuurinxun in Die parish court- hoii.M'. Special attention is to he iMU'ii to plans tor the court- iiuiise dome Action will also he taken an- llionxing advertisement ol bids lor lire equipiir.-nt to be pur- '• chased out of an approved $301), 'UOO bond issue tor Ward 3 outside Ihe Lake Charles city lim- ; its. Rosteel said only the necessary funds out ol the bond is- 'sue would be used. The equipment is to be used in conjunction with the Lake C h a r 1 e s Fire Department to !give fire protection to unincor- j porated areas of Ward 3. i Other items on the agenda ' are: ; Adoption of a resolution to • trade a road in Ward 4 to the Stale Highway Department. Application for stale aid toi a load in Ward !i \|jj>rn\;il ol ;i |-e>o|nlloii an ihnri/iMg a joint M'lAiees agi'ci' 10- "l '.••:'.•.'..;.:. V,aiil 8 jnil Iowa Some officials predict second quarter applications will show an increase of 20 per cent. Several unique attractions are luring Americans overseas this year — the Olympic Games in Tokyo this fall, the Swiss National Exposition in Lausanne and Britain's Shakespeare Festival. The 20th anniversary of the Normandy invasion is drawing many World War II veterans and their families to the battlefields. Pope Paul VI's trip to the Holy Land has aroused wide interest in that area. Jordan, for example, reported a 40 per cent increase in tourist inquiries since his visit. Canada, which played host to 9,800,000 U.S. visitors last year, will continue to receive the largest number of American tourists. But Europe expects more Americans than ever — an estimated 1,305,000. Bookings on one popular tour to Europe are already seven times greater this year than they were for all of 1963. New Managers Are Named By Local Bank Two young bank executives have been named managers of area branches of the Calcasicu- Marine National Bank, Robert L. James, president, announced Friday. Roland J, Moss, 26, was promoted to manager of the Vinton branch after having served as acting manager of the branch since January 15 this year. .). W. Laughlin Jr.. 154, was made' manager of the Oberlin branch after having served as acting manager since March (i. this year. Moss, who was first employed by Calcasieu-Marine, March 1, 1957, succeeds J. L. McGaugh, who recently was promoted to assistant vice president at Lake Charles. The new Vinton branch manager is married to the former Sandra Miller of Lake Charles and has two children. He is president of the Vinton Optimist club, which ha helped organize, and serves as lieutenant governor for Optimist International Zone "D". He is a member of the Catholic Church. Laughlin, who has been employed by Calcasieu - .Marine since May 4, 194!) ^uceecds John Cronan. Prior D being transferred to Oberlin. Laughlin served as assistant manager of the Elton Branch. He is married to the former Shirley Orlego of Elton. They have three children. A member of the Catholic Church, Laughlin was very active in the Elton High School Athletic Association, PTA and oilier civic affairs. MARK 1). WENTZ JR. City Candidate Mark Seeks New Board Term | Mark D. Wentz Jr., 51, today announced his candidacy for reelection to the Lake Charles City School Board in the July 25 Democratic primary. Wentz, a native of Lake Charles, was first elected to the board in 1948 and is now serving as vice-president. He previously served as president. He is employed as superintendent of safety and plant protection by Cities Service Oil Co. The incumbent has been an em- ploye ol Ihe oil company for the past 20 years Prior to entering Ihe industrial held. Went/, taughl school and coached lor lour years. The candidate graduated Irom Lake Charles High School and i received his bachelor and mas- i ter degrees from Louisiana State i University. He is married to the former ! Mabel Chambless of Sicily Island and they reside at 1719 Second Ave They are the parents ol two children Mississippian May Hold Up Rights Passage WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. William M. Colmer, D-Miss., has served notice that he won't permit any quick action by the House on the amended civil rights bill. He told the House leadership and the House that whenever the bill reaches the House after being passed by the Senate, he will not consent to any unanimous agreement that it be approved in tho House or sent to a Senate-House conference committee. Assuming the bill reaches the Record Debate Took 15 Weeks (Other Stories Page 2) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Friday night passed the civil rights bill containing strong new barriers to racial bias in employment, public facilities, businesses and federal aid programs. The roll call vole was The action climaxed a 15-week struggle—the longest debate in Senate history. The measure now goes hack to the House, which passed basically the same bill four months ago, 290 to 130. South_ more than five rooms to rent, filling stations and places of entertainment. The ban on discrimination in employment reaches in the first year business firms with 100 or more employes and unions with 100 or more members. In three yearly steps the figure drops to 25. This section':; enforcement ] ime vow^d aTsl provisions do not take effect for a vear alter the ~ unanimous consent taken up at once. One objection would block consideration and Colmer said that he would object. Colmer's move means that the bill must go to the Rules Committee for cl e a r a n c e. This means, he said, a minimum delay of 10 days unless Chairman (Howard Smith, D-Va., of the heavily weighted against them. All other sections ul the bill go into effect immediately. will be on President Johnson's desk in time for his signing on July 4, Independence Day. Reps. Emanuei Celler, D-N.V. and William M. McCulloch, R- Ohio, who led the bipartisan fight for the House version of the bill, said they favor accept' Rules Committee agrees to «,. .. „ , , . i committee meeting earlier. jn ? tle %nate package and no I House Republicans had hoped I et ortf Wl ' ^ ma . de b y P r °P° n to get a House recess from July cn ' sufor f" r ^ changes. _...__ . _ «• *l hrt rvi i rtlit t r Inrriolotiim 2 until July 20—a period span ning the party presidential convention. However, Colmer observed, the Democratic leadership hasn't yet agreed to this recess. He said he wouldn't objecl if final House action of the were delayed un!:' 1 after the publican convent ion Five File For New 'D' Judge PRESIDENT-J. C. Barman, Lake Charles, is the new president of the South- vies t Louisiana Fat Slock Show and Hodeo. He w a s elected this week. (See story on page 2). Son of State Solon From LeesvilleDies LEESVILLE iSpl i - Bert William Adams. 22. son ol Hep. and Mrs. Bert A. Adams, died 4 20 p.m. Friday in the Byrd Hospital here alter a lengthy illness. lie was a graduate ol Leesville High School and a former | student at Louisiana State University in Alexandria. Funeral services will be held al 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Aubrev Bosweil, J. C. Heard and B. D. Purifoy officiating. Burial will be in Leesville Cemetery with Hixson Funeral Home in j charge. i He j,s survived, in addition i to his parents, by two sisters, Lynn Dell Adams of Leesville and Mrs, Dayle Walk ins of Jack Mjnville, Tex , and his maternal ' grandiiKiilu-r. Mr- W. C Parker 'uf Leesville. Private School Session Possible The mighty legislative battle closed in its 83rd day after the Senate's longest filibuster — 75 days—was broken on June 10 by invoking debate-limiting cloture for the first time in any civil rights fight. All 100 senators were present Friday ni^ht. ;i.s they were on the cloture vote last week—including ailing Sec. Clare Engle, D-Calil. Joining for passage were 4ti Democrats and 27 Republicans. The no votes were cast by 21 Democrats and 6 Republicans. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona, Die leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, shouted a firm "no" — as he had announced Thursday he would do. He said he couldn't accept the public accommodations and employment sections. On the showdown there were JKNNINGS B. .M1LLKK Local Attorney Miller Tosses Hat in Ring For'D'Judge BATON ROUGE iAP» - \ state grants in aid official said Friday passage of the civil rights' bill might confront Louisiana with sudden need for a special legislative session next fall to tackle public and private school problems. Under present law. the state grants $360 a year covering private school tuition lor students who want to avoid racial 1\ mixed public schools. James Fountain, director of (he Louisiana Financial Assistance Commission, said the civil rights bill would mean a Negro could apply for admission to a white public school without a lederal court order. About 11,001) high school and grade school pupils now attend private schools with grants, mostly in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas. The state sets aside $300,000 monthly from sales tax revenues to finance St. Augustine Rejects Offer ST. AUGUSTINE. Kb. i.APi —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. offered Friday to ^ive this racially torn city seven da\s ot peace in exchange lor quick appointment ol a nc^otii 1 !.!!^ sroup The plan tt«is quick!} rejected. this program. Tlu grants go directly to the students who wish to attend private, nonseetarian. segregated schools. Negro Killed In Stabbing; Woman Held A liti-\ ear-old Negro man was found stabbed shortly after noon Friday in the yard ol hi^ North Lake v.'.iarles home and . was dead on arrival at Chanty Hospital, according to ihe city • police Blanche Crimes of IU08 Hast Railroad Ave. was stabbed once : in the upper left chest, accord- i ing to Chief of Detectives Ed- j ward Zailskas. I Dr. Charles T. White, Cali casieu PH:\.V'I coroner. _ said ; Grimes died of a massive hemorrhage of the lung. Zailskas said a 37-year-old Negro woman was being held for investigation in connection with the stabbing. Five Lake Charles attornevs are Democratic candidates tor the newly created Uth Judicial District judgeship. James G. Boyer. chairman ofi several shifts in positions from the judicial district's Demo- i tne 71 ' 29 cloture vote, cratic executive committee Fri-' Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy day announced the list after the ; issued a statement saying his 5 p.m. filing deadline had I brother, the late President Ken- passed, iit'dy. would have been pleased by Ihe Senate's action Two tiled Friday mornug and \\ f ew of t h e southern senators three had previously filed Their wt , re required »o sit in silence names will be on the ballot of because they had'used up the' from John ^ t ' Neese Junior Col- the Democratic primary set for | lour allotted" to each senator for ! ege Defore volunteering for mil- July 25, Boyer said. speaking since cloture was : ' " ! "~ '" "'"'" "'"" " Seeking the judgeship are! P° se <l nine days Charles C. Jauberl. Fred by. Jack Watson, Jennings Bry- Jennings Bryan Miller, 41, a Charles, an)day for District judge. Division D, in the July 25 Democratic primary. A graduate of Lake Charles High School, Miller graduated World Jn ar U While at MeNeese, Miller par- A7dumo S toMh P 8ld,vs ' Hcipated in college debate and Ai dunn § most (he 8J da>s ' ' st -» atul ' s stayed around to se's frst victory in ah Miller Jr. and Robert L Col-'''sten to their colleagues. .Miller and Collings were the Fndav qualifiers The 14th Judicial District is composed ot the parishes ot Cal- easieu and Cameron. Bu\er .said Democratic ever, the galleries were crowded As the two party leaders. Sen- Mike \lansi:eld, D-Mont and Everett .M Dirkscn. R-lll . began the tinal speeches of the debate, the Senate galleries were jammed The Democratic leader said in 1942 During World War II, !v >er\ed as a navigator in the Eighth Air Force. winning (Vve battle stars and the Air Medal with live oak leal clu.ster> Following the war. Miller remained in the Air Force. The candidate is a member of committee would meet early the bill ne\er could have been j), e 97%!h Air Force Reserve next week to certify the candi- passed without complete bipar- Squadron with the rank of ma- dates. h>;)n Ponnt^ryilinn HP yinolpri not : ,'„ LI.* ,.-.,,> r^ii.i.,,!,!,- -i^t\,,,\, ^,1 The Democratic committee lor . • Calcasieu and 1 Cameron ' L R Henrv ' ' SYITKDAY A NO SUNDAY SI-'KCIAl.S Kjlhci - Day I'ake-, >| U9 Hm.iMcil t'hlcNCN SI 4.4 iipni All D.i\ Suml.iN D \\ti-:! s i; \K!'i;> '.''.u i K:I km.01 UK f .;•• •- Squadr Iisan cooperation. He singled out j ur . He was recently approved many senators for praise but re-, for promotion to the rank of the judicial district, in addition * er j ed his ^^ ^ les f ° r lieutenant colonel effective next to the chairmen, is composed of g' rkse . n aildn ^f»- Hu1bert , ."• April. Dr Joe C. E Barham Ed- " ulll Phrey, D-Minn.. the bills During and between periods of ward M. Carmouche. both of flo " r n j a "?8 e . r - ; . military service Miller atter.d- The bills ban en discrumna- ed Northwest btat^ College of tion because of race, color, reli-; Oklahoma. Mexico City College gion or national origin in public and 1-ouisiana State University accommodations extends to j law school, restaurants, lodging houses with i He was admitted to the bar in i 1959 and is a member of the local and state bar associations. Miller said a life-long inter- t^t in right and justice drew him tu the field of law. and a luilgi 1 has a unique opportunity to SIT that right and juslic'l WEATHER FQRKAS'f Partly clou d y and hot through Sunday Southerly winds '.'-\ r j m p h High to day 90. Low tonight 75. lli^h Siitidav W, NOTICE Kill FKKE IMM'K TONIGHT u \ K\V POM -'! !«i i'.iimlt\ t'lub Knji.i

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