Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on June 30, 1964 · Page 9
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 9

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Tuesday, June 30, 1964
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,0 . TU[SDAY ' J UNE 30, 1964, Lokc C-rlas American Press Liquor Price Bill Is Approved by Senate BATON ROUGE (AP) - The i said the bill would require re-, benefit of (be public and regular 1/niisiana Legislature approved today a bill to set minimum prices on liquor and other alcoholic beverages. The bill, already okayed by the House, won final legislative approval in tiie Senate with a 27-12 vole. Opponents measure was fixing. . Sen. E. W. Edwards, Crowley, complained the expanding price tailers to mark up their prices for liquor sold in less than case lots by 20 per cent over what they paid for it. In case lot sales, he said, the mark up would be 10 per cent. Edwards said the bill was aimed at supermarkets and drug stores which sold liquor at a loss in order to promote their other business. liquor dealers. The measure was backed by liquor sales organizations. Sen. Theodore Hickey, New Orleans, opposing the bill, said he represented the unrepresent- ed people because he had a lot of letters against the bill. Hickey said he resented any inference that anyone opposing He said the bill worked to Incite bill was an acoholic or rep Nuclear Sharing Plan Is Extended being provided by this country under bilateral procedures and agreements that followed creation of NATO atomic stockpiles in 1957. Also, Johnson said, the new agreement will permit NATO member countries to share in information that this country has been exchanging only with the NATO organization "itself, under a 1955 agreement. He said the new agreement "represents a logical and useful step in our continuing and varied efforts to ensure wider allied participation in NATO nuclear defenses." Furthermore, Johnson said, ! "such wider participation is necessary on both military and political grounds. It is needed to enhance the effectiveness of NATO defenses. On political grounds, it is needed to reinforce NATO cohesion in meeting our allies' legitimate desire to make a constructive contribution to nuclear defense." Under the Atomic Energy Act the Joint House-Senate Atomic r.Ar^v, T^,,,-,^ ,„ ,, .Energy Committee must have BATON ROUGE (API-House 30 days' notice before the agreement can go into effect. Secretary of Defense Robert WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson notified Congress today that he has approved a new agreement to extend the types of atomic information the United States may give to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and its member nations. The new agreement supersedes an earlier one, under which NATO and its members have been receiving some atomic information for the past several years. In notifying Congress of the new agreement, Johnson said the expanded area of information is needed to make effective use of nuclear delivery systems Change in Date Of Primaries Bill Approved resented the acoholics. Hickey said he didn't want to vote for price fixing on any commodity. He called it purely a price fixing law, and said it was not good legislation. Sen. J. D. DeBlieux, Baton Rouge, said sometimes the only way to deal with public problems was with regulatory regulation. He said the only thing opponents had to do was to "be a little more temperate, and it won't cost them so much." Sen. B. B. Rayburn. Bogalusa, offered an amendment to add gin, vermouth, lemon peels. lie said he wanted to be sure to take care of the big shots. Then he withdrew his amendment. ice Seeking Suspects In Local Break-Ins Lake Charles city detectives are seeking the night, prowlers who broke into four Lake Charles business places, including two gas stations of tiie same chain, and got little or nothing for their efforts. Edward Zailskas, chief of detectives, said that Pepper's Place, 1229 Railroad Ave., was entered between 1 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. today by prying off a front door padlock and making entry. The burglars broke into a cigarette machine and juke box and got about $30. Othal Hathaway's service station at Hodges and Division Streets was entered through a window and one dollar in pennies taken from the cash register, i Mercury Gas stations at G28 | Prien Lake Road and in the 1 400 block of North Enterprise Boulevard, were both hit. The Prien Lake location was burglarized of 11 cartons of cigarettes and less than one dollar in pennies. In the North Lake Charles station the thieves pried open a oHveTand i sofl drink box located outsicic oiwes ana s ^ building bul fmjnd both U)e cash box and soft drink container empty. SPEAKS HERE - Dr. William S. Gorman will be speaker at 7:30 p.m. today when the Rotary club of Southeast Lake Charles installs new officers. Gorman teaches social ethics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and is also an author. Zoning Law Suit Filed Roaming House Fire Results In Damage Suit A damage suit totaling $17,699 has been filed in 14th Judicial District Court as an outgrowth of a rooming house fire in thej city July 19, 1963, naming the! administrator of the estate of! the rooming house owner as defendant. t j Named as defendant was Charles W. Canvile, adminis- , trator of the succession of Mrs. Belle Covington, who perished as a result of burns and injuries received in the fire. Plaintiffs are seeking damages for lost belongings and wages, according to their suit. Plaintiffs are Guy Durapeaux, Mrs. Cintille Higginbotham Jarrell, widow of the late Walter Jarrell. who lost his life in the fire: C. A. Pyatt and James Coyne. With (he exception of Mrs. Jarrell, the other plaintiffs were all renters in the rooming house at the time of the fire at 314 Ryan St. Civil Service Ruling Reversed A 14th Judicial District Court decision reversed a Civil Service Board ruling Monday afternoon with the presiding judge claiming that the right of freedom of speech was denied by the board. Dist. Judge Cecil Cutrer claimed that Charles E. George and Creighton Nope, Lake Charles firemen, were restrained from their right to speak out by the board's action. The decision results from a board ruling last year. George and Nope were suspended for a 24-hour period by Fire Chief Richard Sarvaunt at the suggestion of Mayor Al! fred E. Roberts. Roberts said that George and Nope made statements at a city council meeting which constituted discourteous and offensive, conduct. The Civil Service Board upheld Sarvaunt's action, resulting in the appeal by ths pair. George is president of the Lake Charles Fire Fighters As- socialion and a captain in tht fire department. Nope is an a» sistant fire chief. The suspension took place al 6 a.m. June 5, 1961 Judge Cutrer ordered that George and Nope be paid for the time lost. The two firemen issued a statement today saying they were pleased by the decision, "particularly about the part which will remove the black mark of disciplinary action from our service records." 6UIFCO WESTIENT GROUP. NC. GUIFCO BUILDING 1UKVULE, LJL DIVIDEND NO. Ifl I ! The Board of Directors ha« rledared ! a regular ncmi-annual dividend 'ot On« »' and one-half Onts (IVjc) P« share on the capital slot* of the company, payable July 1, 1964. lo stockholders of record at the clow of bturflesi Jane 15, 1964. .t. 0. BROWLLETTE. Executive Vice »nd TreAsorer Sen. Knowles Judiciary A proved today Committee ap- a bill by Rep. Ford Stinson, Bossier, to change the first primary election date from the fourth Saturday in July to the second Saturday in August. Stinson's bill which would become effective after Jan. 1, 1965, is one of several measures to put back the date of the primary election. Most are designed to allow the state's voters to observe action of the national political conventions before going to the polls. The bill would also change the date of the State Central Committee meeting to the first Friday in July. In other action, the committee okayed a number of Senate-passed bills. They were-. —A bill to set compensation of $20 for all election commissioners, special deputies and clerks at primary and general "elections. | —A bill to repeal a law auth- j orizing parish governing authorities to set up gas utility districts. ' S. McNamara and Glenn T. Seaborg, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, had recommended that the President approve the broadening agreement. In a memorandum to Johnson, they stressed that the new agreement makes clear that there will be no transfer of atomic weapons or atomic weapons systems involving restricted data. On Benefits BATON ROUGE (AP) - The Senate committee on industrial relations amended and reported favorably today a bill to boost jobless pay benefits. Chairman Michael O'Keefe Burbank Urges Lights On When i Driving July 4th . BATON ROUGE (AP) - Pub- jlic Safety Director Tom Burbank warns the Fourth of July death or 18 count in Lou- to get to a bill to boost the compensation rate for injured workmen from $35 to $40 a week. There was no immediate indication when the committee would take up this bill. Sen. Jesse Knowles, Lake Charles, successfully offered amendments to place limits on the increased benefits. Suit Is Filed For By-Pass Righr-of-Way Hollywood Home Is Hit By Blaze MAPLEWOOD (Spl.i - The Joe B. King home in Hollywood was destroyed by fire ear- The_State of Louisiana through ly today. Sulphur firemen received the alarm at 9:37 a.m. The home was located at 110 Hazel St. Mr. and Mrs. King were reported to be on vacation in holiday weekend may reach 17 isiana. The 78-hour holiday period starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, and i extends through midnight Sunday. "Throughout the nation.the traffic toll is up and we can expect 17 or 18 traffic deaths over the Fourth of July holidays, if no special safety effort is made,' Burbank said. "We are lucky in Louisiana because we have a holiday safety program which has worked for several years. During the past three Fourth of July holidays, our light up and live pro- cram has saved an estimated 12 lives and made driving during the holidays safer than for the average of the rest of the year." He added: "The campaign which urges motorists to drive with their headlights turned on during the daytime of the holidays has been given fine support by (he news media and the motorists." A Lake Charles home owner and registered voter, Ward Kinard, 2115 Creole St., has filed an injunctive suit against another property owner and mer- j cantile firm charging violation '' of city zoning laws. Kinard named Glenwood Carrier, who owns a piece of property at 2121 Creole Si., and L. B. Price Mercantile Co. as defendants, claiming they arc operating a commercial business in an "A-l" zoned area of residences. The plaintiff's injunction is In "restrain Carrier and Price from violating the zoning ordinance," the petition states. Lafayette Man Is Killed When Auto Hits Utility Pole LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) George Flannigan. 23, of Lafayette, was killed Monday when his compact car left the highway and struck a utility pole. Officers waited nearly an hour before they could free the victim's body Irom tho wreckage because' the impact of (he car broke the pole and caused a short circuit. Flannigan was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Flannigan. mm i«ftpf •-M&t Sy-fM^TO ANY TRAIN TRIP can be a holiday..,, but family groups, especially, find going .by rail carefree and relaxing—wondrous for small fry! Low-cost family fares and dining service add to the holiday spirit, too! STREAMLINED HOSPITALITY* (he Department of Highways has filed an expropriation suit in 14th Judicial District Court against a Lake Charles property owner for a parcel of land in Lhe^South Lake Charles bypass j North Carolina, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Department. Neighbors said they heard Named as defendant in the action is Helen May Kingham Richter Thrash, owner of a par- Catholic College's Recent Graduates From 1C Named j i WASHINGTON, DC. (SpU- Two Lake Charles men are recent graduates of the Catholic ^jj|P'SK*v-"'S v «sSI;S|||i:j|?jj;!'^ ••; v This insures that you get Debenture Bond Suit Filed Here An Orleans parish woman, Ruth Simms Young, has filed suit in Hth Judicial District Court against Underwriters Investment Corp. of Lake Charles seeking to recover a ?1,000 debenture bond. The woman's petition claims' ihat she is the holder and; payee of a convertible subordinate debenture bond, executed by the corporation's president. J. B. Sanders, dated June !, 1963. She further claims that the bond would mature June 3, 1976, and that on March 24 this year, she demanded payment as was i her privilege. The plaintiff is asking for the 11,000 plus 8 per cent interest per year from June 3, 1963. MSC to Have Display Of Arts, Crafts A d; |jia> of creative work by i.'.embtrs u! the McNeese State College arts and crafts workshop wjil be held Thursday from 2-4 l> in. Twenty-three teachers are taking the Education 365 course. They vvili exhibit the results uf thtir work in the course at u.e college library. Violet Smith, supervisor in the (.'alcasjeu Parish school system, hc-ads the tlaib Materials used in the exhibit mdude clay, tile, textures, tempera paM&, paper, water colors, crayons. &oap carvings and >HX carvings eel of ground without any buildings in the College Street path of 1-210. loud clap of thunder and when .University of America here. they looked out they saw the house on fire. It is assumed the house was struck by light- Appraised at $5,950, the plain- ning. tiffs have taken the step to ac-; Sulphur firemen got to the quire the land which is approxi- blaze in time to save a garage. mately 200 by 235 feet, situat- j The home was constructed of ed south of Prien Lake Road, i wood. Receiving their degrees in June ceremonies were: i Joseph T. Miller, son of Mr. i and Mrs. Theodore R. Miller, j 1905 Legion St., A.M. degree. j And Sam G. Jacobs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Galip A. 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