Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on November 13, 1964 · Page 21
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Friday, November 13, 1964
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* Witness Reported In Rape-Murder NEW OfiLMAftS (AP)-PoUee reportedly hate found A wofk- man who heard a shot and saw a Neps mm run ttm the home of Mrs. Louis S. Harris about the time she was raped and fatally shot Tuesday. Tight-lipped investigators refused today to Identify the witness of discuss details of their found * the - clock probe of the rape-slaying. Sources close to the police said the witness was repairing a roof on a house near the homa in which the Harris family maintained an upstairs apartment. The sources said the witness came down from the roof after hearing the shot and spoke to Dr. Irving Sheen, owner of the home. The workman is reported to have said he saw a Negro man run away after he returned to the roof. Police officials intensified their investigation as a tidal wave of reaction to the city's increased crime rate rose. Baton Rouge city police questioned and released an unidentified white man in connection with the Harris case late Thursday night. They were assisted in the questioning by officers from New Orleans. It was believed that the man was an acquaintance of the Harris family who had been sought for questioning earlier in Origans, New Orleans police to seek a man seen fa th« vicinity of Mrs. Harris 1 Louisiana Avenue Parkway residence about the lime she was assaulted Tuesday. Mrs. Harris* murder wag the second brutal slaying in the ity in recent months. Dr. Mary Stults Sherman, prominent woman physician, was slain in July in her Garden District apartment and her killer has not been apprehended. Mrs. Harris had just returned home from a grocery when she was attacked. Her assailant lefl her bound and gagged lying face down on her" son's bed. The 13- year-old son, Seth, found her on the blood-stained bed when he returned home from school. Mrs, Harris died without re« gaining consciousness. Services were held Thursday morning. Police Supt. Joseph Giarrusso said investig a t o r s vacuum- cleaned her car in an effort to determine if Mrs. Harris were alone when she returned from the grocery. Technicians also were analyzing fingernail scrapings containing blood to find out if she scratched her assailant. Meanwhile, the police department and the city council strengthened New Orleans' law enforcement program. Giarnisso announced the beefed up program in two meetings with his men. ASEPATlVE f€U SLEEP 2 JOE PA100KA Mafch-MaJc/ng Gacfgef Is Re/ecfed by Coeds CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) Coeds at the University of Cincinnati have balked at the idea of having a machine select their partners for a weekend dance, "I think I'm a better judge of character than any old machine," was a typical comment given by Frances Dick, Cincinnati freshman. "And besides who is going to put the right answers on that questionnaire." "I have a date Saturday night Optimists In 'uSphur Set 'Youth Week' SULPHUR (Spl.) - The Sulphur Optimist club is joining with other Optimist clubs throughout the country in the observance of Youth Appreciation Week, November 9-15, to give recognition to the accomplishments of the young people of the community. "There is often too much publicity about bad youths and not enough recognition of good youths," says K. C. Tlnney, chairman of the Sulphur observance. The Sulphur Optimist club actually stresses youth appreciation all year round. It just recently held its annual Halloween parly, which was attended by several local sponsors the Football Jamboree to give area young grldsters recognition anc also to raise funds for uniforms and equipment for them. The club sponsors a pony baseball team during the summer and also sponsors a Boy Scout troop in Sulphur and an 'Explorer post in Maplewood. The Miss Sulphur Pageant pu on by the club each year gives local young ladies a chance to gain poise through stage appear ances and demonstration of their talents. Dr. 0. J. Melvin, Sulphur Op tlmist Club president, said tha the club would like to extend its appreciation to the public for their cooperation in youth pro] ects and money raising activit ies to support these projects. Gravity May Be Affecting U.S. Satellites WASHINGTON (AP) -Space scientists say that long-known variations in the earth's gravitational pull may be responsible for the purported temporary joggling of U.S. satellites out of orbit as they pass over the Solo- —and I picked him out myself!" she exclaimed. Plans were to have students fill out a questionnaire, giving all the pertinent detail about themselves and their ideal partner. The information was to have been fed into a computer to match "ideal" couples for an "IBM" dance Saturday night in the Student Union. "But," sighed Anthony Scana- pico, Student Union program director, "the girls didn't sign up for the program." At deadline earlier this week, the dance list was a little top ' eavy: 60 boys had agreed to let he computer serve as a matchmaker, but only 10 coeds were milling to do so. Since the earlier deadline, lowever, Scanapico said more jirls have shown an interest — jut it's too late. The delicate computer will not have time now to get ready for such a chore, said C, F. Evert, director of the UC computer center. But all is not lost, Evert added. The matchmaking will be turned over to a card-sorter, a less than electronic device which will trudge through the cards, picking out some common characteristics of the dance partners, Evert said. With the computer, we could have matched up all 15 characteristics listed on the questionnaire," he said. A male student, James Heith- enser, also of Cincinnati, said he would rather use his own judgment in picking a date. "After all, some women may tell a little lie on the questionnaire," he said. FMbAY, NOV. 13, 1964, Laki Charles Affiirieaft Nil Sulphur High Pupils Named To State Band SULPHUR (Spl.) . - Eight members of the Sulphur High School band have been named to two all-state groups, it was reported at the recent meeting of the Band Boosters club. Jack V. Richard, band director, announced that six band members had made All-State Band in recent district try-outs and two members made the All- State Orchestra. Taking part in the All State mon Islands in the southwest Pacific, The scientists said they doubted that any truly mysterious forces are responsible for the deviations. Dr. Alvin McNish of the National ^^reau of Standards explained that variations in gravity at different sites on the earth stem from two mm causes: The fact ftat the earth is rotating sphere and is not a makes the perfect pull of gravity stronger at the earth's north and south poles than it is elsewhere. Distance of a particular part of the earth's surface to th,e tarth's center makes a difference in the gravity pull. Band will be Dean Randy Broussard, Manning, Roycelyn Barfield, Judy Rohrman, Betty Lou Finnie and Joe Bowers. All- State Orchestra members will be Lea Adkins and Paul Simpson. In other business, Mrs. T. F. Padden reported that the fruit cake order for Thanksgiving delivery had been placed and few extra cakes were ordered. She said that December fourth Is the deadline for placing fruit cake orders for Christmas delivery. Reports were heard from Clark Hinton and E. J. Hebert, concession sales chairmen; Mrs. L. L. Martine, co - chairman of the annual gumbo; and Mrs. L. M. Nollkaroper, membership chairman. Jim Kitteli received the five dollar attendance award. rw; PEANUTS I BEFORE VOJ GREAT BIG BAIL I WORKS!) MV WAV CAENE6/B TBCH RADIOS \ RBC6IVERONTH8 WAVB LENerH Off QUEEN BAY*; HANHB TAUKIE THfi SOX IN5/D6 WA* UBfLEP 0000 MEDICINE FOR. 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Sulphur Latin Club 1 Schedules SMITH -i Vice President Dance' SULPHUR (Spl.) - A "victory dance" will be held In the Sulphur High School girls' gymnasium tonight following t h e Sulphur - Lafayette footb a 11 game. Music will be furnished by the "Men of Notes." The Sulphur High Latin club is sponsoring the dance and proceeds will be used for the club's service projects. E. THIBODEAUX Secretary-Treasurer ON PARTY POLICY Louisiana GOP Factions Clash BATON ROUGE (AP) - Harrison Bagwell, Republican candidate for governor in 1952, and conservative members of his parly were at odds today over tho party's future. An exchange of opinions Thursday changed neither viewpoint but brought one suggestion that perhaps Bagwell ought to become a Democrat. Bagwell, a Baton Kouge attorney, first irritated the conservative backers of Sen. Barry i Goldwater by calling for an overhauling of the GOP leadership which "led our parly to such an ignominous defeat" in last week's presidential election. The election, Tic said, demonstrated "most effectively that a factional, or fractured party is destined to defeat." He said parly leadership must be mod- crate and progressive. Reaction came from Floyd 0. Crawford, unsuccessful GOP candidate for Congress, and four other members of the GOP state central committee—Mildred W. Anderson, Morton G, Blackwell, Frederic E. Drew and Roger E. Peak. "Mr. Bagwell's com m e n t s seem to come from another world and another era," they said. "We intend to grow by continuing principles and policies of our current growth. It is clear that the conservative philosophy does prevail within the party at all levels." M. A. (Mike) Tassin Jr., member of the GOP executive committee in East Baton Rouge Parish, said in a statement that "if Bagwell wishes to be a liberal then he should become a Democrat." Bagwell replied to the conserv atives: "My belief and position in the principles of the Republican Party took precedence over any matters involving personalities. "I'm confident that with continued efforts and understanding we can all work together lor a better Republican Party." Meanwhile, Republican National Chairman Dean Burch, under fire from the party's moderate wing, drew support from the three Louisiana GOP leaders. All three told The Associated Press they would oppose any attempt to oust Burch when the national commiUnp meets in i Washington next January. 'You've Gof to Try/ Hand/copped Boy Says By DAN MCNULTY ELMWOOD PARK, III. (AP) — Bruce Gongola dances, swims, plays the trombone and makes model cars and planes. He is a guard on the Elmwood j Park High School freshman football team, and he plans to try out for basketball. Bruce, 14, is a typical boy except he has no fingers and has only one toe on each foot. The only thing he can't do, his mother says, is tie his shoelaces. "It's very important to continue your education and try these different things," Bruce said. "You've got to at least try." Bruce, who was born handicapped, began his education at the Luther Burbank School for , Handicapped Children in Chka- | go. After three years his parents transferred him to Rhodes School, a regular public school in River Grove, a suburb of Chicago. In the fourth grade Bruce began playing the slide trombone. He manipulates it with his wrists and now is a member of the Elmwood Park High band. "Bruce is very strongly determined to do things." his mother, Mrs. Raymond E. Gondola, said. "And he always finds • a way." ''When lie was three years old," she said, "we dropped a penny on the floor to seq whether he would pick it up. He stood there for a few minutes, then moistened his hands and picked it up." Bruce is the oldest of four boys and the only one with'a handicap. He wants to go to college but hasn't decided what he ! wants to do professionally. Mrs. | Gongola said Bruce maintains, a I good academic average. ! He works as a junior counselor at a camp for handicapped 1 children during the summer. Bruce is 5 feet 2 and weighs 120 pounds, but football is a natural sport for the Gongolas. His father played in high school. His uncle, Don Gongola, is a former University of Illinois quarterback and currently the backfield coach at Harvard University. CORRECTION! Denti-Kiss TOOTH PASTE 5 T< rQ*. Tubes 99 69 Matey Boat BUBBLE BATH AND NOT AS ADVERTISED IN THURSDAY A&P SUPER MARKETS

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