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The Daily Review from Morgan City, Louisiana • 14

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Page 14, The Daily Review, Morgan City, Friday, June 7, 1985 I I I House Panel Approve Assistant Defeated D.A. Bill in Senate n1 A HndergGrven Proposal 4 "14' It1 A if A rn II I JS If) IV: JULIE GUZZETTA CLEMENT, 1964 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Queen, presented Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Association manager Benny Villa the gown, train and collar that she wore during her reign that year. Before the festival association provided the train and collar, queens of the festival were responsible for making or providing their own garments. The outfit will be placed on display during the 1985 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, the 50th celebration of the oldest chartered harvest festival in Louisiana. can handle first grade work without prior instruction.

Similar bills have been introduced in past years without success. But this year Gov. Edwin Edwards made it a high priority in his educational improvement program. The measure "is the most important piece of legislation in the reform package," Rep. Alphonse Jackson, D-Shreveport, who filed the bill, said.

The House Education Committee passed the bill Thursday. Missing Girl Found Dead LaPLACE. La. (UPI) An 8-year-old Terrytown girl whose body was found in a rural part of St. John the Baptist Parish had been strangled, parish officials said today.

The body of Nichole Lopatta, the object of a search since she was reported missing on Sunday, had bruises around the throat, officials said. Lopatta's badly decomposed, nude body was found Thursday afternoon by an unidentified man walking in the woods about five miles north of Interstate 10 near LaPlace. Hundreds of Jefferson Parish deputies, FBI agents and volunteers had spent five days searching for the young girl, who was last seen Sunday at a convenience store. Authorities today continued their search for a suspect who allegedly was a frequent visitor to the apartment complex where the youngster lived with her mother. Driver in LSU Death Placed BATON ROUGE, La.

(UPI) The driver of a car that struck and killed a coed on the Indian Mounds at LSU was put on two years' probation after receiving a stern lecture from District Judge Bob Hester. Charles B. Mullin 20, of Covington, was charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle. "What you did was a childish, foolish act of gross negligence," Hester told Mullin during sentencing Thursday. He told Mullin that the "greatest penalty" he would face would be his own conscious because he would have to live with the fact James Street RR Crossing Closing Set The railroad crossing at James Street in the vicinity of Siracusa Subdivision will be closed Tuesday and remain closed for approximately three days.

St. Mary Parish Director of Public Works F.K. Clausen said the closing was necessary so the Southern Pacific Railroad Co. could make needed repairs. Clausen said while the James Street crossing was closed, persons in the area would have to use Siracusa Road as an alternate route.

He said businesses in the area and the Wyandotte-Siracusa-Walsh Volunteer Fire Department had also been notified of the closing. BATON KOUGE, La. iUPI A bill that would require all children to attend kindergarten before entering the first grade has cleared a House panel. The measure would allow exemptions only for children who show they BESE Board Continued from Pa ge 1 measure. "What this does is let the governor appoint the BESE board and lets the people vote for the superintendent.

This is just another ay to a pproach the problem. not antiquated because 20 other states have elected superintendents. But none have elected BESE boards." The main complaint of the state's educational system is that it is almost impossible to achieve meaningful reforms because BESE, which makes policy, and the superintendent, ho executes policy, are subject to different constituencies and tend to go their own way. BESE is made up of eight members elected from Louisiana's congressional districts and three members appointed by the governor. The superintendent is elected in a statew ide election.

"We've got to find out which of these two-headed monsters to kill," Sen. Dennis R. Bagneris D-New Orleans, said. "I find it a little strange that the LEA (Louisiana Education Association) is opposed to both monsters." Representatives from the LEA, the Louisiana School Board Association and BESE told the committee that their respective groups were opposed to the legislation. In other action, the committee agreed to give favorable reports to two other measures.

One, a resolution by Sen. Sydney B. Nelson, D-Shreveport, urged that Gov. Edwin Edwards advise the Legislature as to what expenditures could be cut in order to assure that educational projects could be funded as priority items. The resolution also stated that no new taxes should be proposed in 1985.

The second measure would establish a minimum 330-minute school day. Rev. Koopmann Attends Confab The Rev. and Mrs. Gary Koopmann will represent Christ Lutheran Church of Morgan City at the 64th Convention of the Southern District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LC-MS), scheduled Friday through Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans.

"Sing to the Lord of Harvest" is this year's theme, which lends itself well to an emphasis on both evangelism and stewardship, the two main concerns of the Southern District today. The district is primarily a mission field where Lutheranism is not well known and there is a need for a strong outreach program. Since 1978, 16 new ministries have been started and the goal is to continue this pace with two new ministries started every year for the rest of this century. Business to be conducted at the convention include reports on the work of the District during the past three years, as well as elections of officers and boa rds. lla.m.

ces Weekly Hamburger, vv. WHEEL )tL house jr dicated the bill would continue to be brought up for debate. "I'll bring it out one more time on Monday, one more time on Tuesday, on Wednesday. that magic moment when we will vote," he said. Several lawmakers questioned the need to increase the number of assistant district attorneys at a time when the state is facing fiscal difficulties.

"We can't even pay the assistant district attorneys and district attorneys we have at this time and we are wanting to hire more," Sen. Don Kelly, D-Natchitoches, said. "I think the time has come where we are going to have to stand up and say 'no' for a while." "The administration has asked that we not do anything that would be an increase in expenses," Sen. Ar-mand Brinkhaus, D-Sunset. "We simply have to hold the line." "But Sen.

Kelly conceded that we need these assistant district attorneys, and I'm telling you we need these assistant district attorneys and the money involved is not going to balance or unbalance the budget," said Sen. Joe Saunders, D-Ville Platte. "We need to put criminals behind bars," he said. "This bill does that." Amelia VFD Fair Slated A fishing rodeo, magic shew, cash giveaway, live music and plenty of good food will be the calling card used for weekend fair-goers in Amelia. The annual Amelia Volunteer Fire Department fund raising fair is under way and will continue through Sunday.

Crawfish dinners will be served tonight, a roast beef dinner will highlight the menu Sunday and other fair snacks and foods will be offered throughout the event. Morgan City magician Al King will be performing tonight at 7 p.m. Saturday night entertainment will feature a country music band and Sunday the Rhythm Kings will be on stage. An auction will also be offered for fair-goers Sunday evening. A $1,000 cash giveaway is also lined up with other prizes, including a shotgun.

The fishing rodeo weigh-in will be held Sunday evening under the U.S. 90 bridge in Amelia, fair organizers said this morning. All proceeds will benefit the volunteer fire department in Amelia. Arthur Berniard Rites Observed Arthur H. Berniard, 75, died at 2:25 p.m.

Wednesday at Fairview Hospital in Bayou Vista. He was a resident of Morgan City and a native of Napoleonville. He was a former Morgan City city councilman. He is also a past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1373, a past exalted ruler of Elks and an honorary life member of both.

His family was one of the pioneer bakers in Morgan City. He carried on the tradition in the bread business until he retired in 1972, through the local Evangeline Maid distributorship. He is survived by his wife, Wilma Ann Robichaux Berniard of Morgan City; his mother, Mrs. A.F. (Sunole) Berniard of Morgan City; two daughters, Ann Mayers of San Clemente, Calif, and Mrs.

John (Lynn) Landry of Morgan City; two sisters, Enid Guidry and Mrs. Ralph (Eloise) Hebert, both of Morgan City; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation was held 6 p.m.-lO p.m. Thursday at Twin City Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m.

today at Twin City Funeral Home Chapel. He was buried in the Morgan City Cemetery. Twin City Funeral Home of Morgan City was in charge of BATON ROUGE, La. (UPI) A bill to increase the number of assistant district attorneys in various' judicial districts failed to pass the Senate but a proponent vowed to bring the measure back for another vote. The Senate was deadlocked, 18-18, on the measure Thursday, forcing it to be returned to the calendar.

But Sen. Fritz Windhorst, D-Gretna, in- Gov. Declares La. LPI1 Vcek Gov. Edwin Edwards has declared June 9-15 as Louisiana Licensed Practical Nurses Week.

The proclamation was signed to recognize LPNs for services rendered and their positive approach to the current trends in nursing education. The proclamation recognizes that "licensed practical nurses are the second largest group of health care providers and have rendered a vital service to the people by their constant efforts to alleviate a shortage of registered nurses." Gov. Edwards states the "federation will continue its policy of improving qualifications of members through promotion of educational programs and attempt to carry out the purposes of the by-laws and platform of the federation." The proclamation was signed in conjunction with the 39th annual Convention of the Louisiana Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses to be held June 9-11 in Monroe. Edwards also asks for Louisiana citizens to cooperate with appropriate programs, ceremonies and activities in observance of the week. John Trotter Funeral Held Funeral services were held today for John W.

Trotter, 67, chairman of the board of Iberia Savings and Loan Association, who died Tuesday in a local hospital. Trotter, a native and lifelong resident of New Iberia, worked for the savings and loan for the past 39 years and served on its board continuously since 1951. Trotter also served on several committees in the savings and loan industry including chairman of the League of Louisiana Savings Institutions, board member of the United States Savings and Loan League, director of the Federal Home Land Bank of Little Rock and board member of the Security Mortgage Insurance Company, now called United Guaranty Insurance Company. Trotter's civic affiliations included serving the Boy Scouts of America, New Iberia Chamber of Commerce, Iberia Industrial Development Corporation, Iberia Credit Bureau and the Study Committee on Finance for the City of New Iberia. In 1980, Trotter was honored with the Distinguished Civic Service Award by the Greater New Iberia Chamber of Commerce.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Williams Trotter. Around Town Happy first anniversary to Mary and. Michael Loupe, from your friends, Madeline and Marcus. home from the Bahamas, Arvel and Laura, from Edmond and Eleary. 39th anniversary to Jimmy and Ruby Jett on Sunday, from Jimmy, Cathy, Jamey, Kristi, Lisa, Francis and Steven.

birthday Aunt PaulaNanny, love Jeremy and Joshua. Jeremy Price on graduating from preschool, love Mom, Dad and Joshua. birthday John Bailey, from family and friends. birthday Loni, love Mom and Dad. wishes to Annette Alfred and Ronnie Sauce on your wedding Saturday, love all your friends and family.

to our boss, Gloria Nini for 20 years of dedicated service to the Town of Berwick, from the city hall girls. third birthday Laneisha Benjamin, from your mother, father, aunts and grandparents. Indian Mound on Probation that a young girl was killed because of his actions. Hester suspended a 90-day jail term, placed Mullin on probation for two years and ordered him not to drive, except to and from his job in New Orleans, for two years. Mullin was indicted by a parish grand jury on a charge stemming from the Nov.

16, 1984, death of Elizabeth Courtenay Smoak, 18, of Thibodaux. Smoak and another student were sitting atop the mound when a car driven by Mullin veered up the hill, struck Ms. Smoak and killed her. Mullin pleaded guilty to the charge March 19. Stock Market Report Courtesy of Howard Weil Labouisse Friedrichs 384-7716 Inglewood Mall "Person to Person Service" CRICKET'S PWP ACTIVITIES Parents Without Partners, Saturday, June 8: dance lessons, Barry Stevens, host, 3817 Pharr Berwick.

BYOB and snacks, $1 kitty; Sunday, June 9: monthly church service, lunch and bowling, noon. Church service of your choice then to Wendy's for lunch and to Kegler's for an afternoon of bowling with the kids. Kids eat and bowl free. HC CALENDAR Saturday, June 8: 6:30 p.m. HCE popular numbers; Sunday, June 9: Vacation Bible School registration, installation of VBS teachers; 9 a.m.

babysitting, M. Charleson; 11 a.m. babysitting, G. Hebert; 2:30 p.m. CCHS popular numbers; 4 p.m.

Sister Cynthia Thomas first vows, N.O.; 7:15 p.m. catechumen class, HCE; 7:30 p.m. Sr. CYO meeting in the Hut; Monday, June 10: 10 a.m. lay ministry core meeting; 7 p.m.

prayer support meeting; 7:30 p.m. family life meeting. CAMP WATCH MEETING The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is holding a Camp Watch meeting Wednesday, June 12, 7 p.m. in the Morgan City City Court building for the purpose of issuing numbers for camps that have been registered with the sheriff's office.

Camps not registered should contact the sheriffs office for registration forms. All camp owners are invited by the sheriff to attend. Weekend Tides June 8-10 Shell Island, Atchafalaya Bay Tide Time Stage Low High 0.6 Barataria Pass, Grand Isle Low High 0.7 Southwest Pass, Mississippi River High 0.8 Wine Island, Terrebonne Bay Low High 0.8 Sunday, June 9 Shell Island, Atchafalaya Bay Low High 0.5 Low 0.0 High 0.1 Barataria Pass, Grand Isle Low High 0.5 Southwest Pass, Mississippi River Low High 0.5 Wine Island, Terrebonne Bay Low High 0.5 Monday, June 10 Shell Island, Atchafalaya Bay Low High 0.4 LOW Barataria Pass, Grand Isle Low High 0.2 Southwest Pass, Mississippi River Low High 0.3 Low Wint Island, Terrebonne Bay Low High 0.3 WE REPAIR FINE WATCHES Industries Up 4.14 Transportation Down 3.47 Utilities Down .41 Thur. Noon Clos. Clos.

23' Baker 18 1744 BellSouth 4144 41'! Bethlehem Steel 1SH 154 Cameron 13'A 13' Chevron Corp. 35H 35H Chrysler 361 1 36H Delta Airlines 49H 41'-. Dravo 12 12 Dresser 21' 21' Eastern Airlines I4t Exxon sm 5m First Mississippi 9 Ford Motors 454k 45H Freeport McMoran 14 wt Galveston-Houston 4 General Motors 74Vj 74H Global Marine Vt VM Halliburton 31V4 Helmerick Payne 1V' 20'4 Holiday Inns 55 Hughes Tool 14 U'4 IBM Wi 12V KerrMcGee 304t La. Land Exploration 31' McDermott 264 MV4 Mesa 13H 13H Mobil Oil V't Murphy Oil 244 26H NL Industries 1044 lOVi New park Resources 1H 1H Odeco 22'i 22Vi Ooden 2ii Phillips Petroleum 3e7a 31' Reading Bates Vi IVj Reynolds Metals 34 34 Rowan Drilling Vf Schlumberger 37'. 37 Sears 39 31' Shell Oil 5944 5944 Smith International 10 10' Sonat 3744 37' Sun Oil 49' 4IH Teledyne 257'A iitv, Texaco 37 37 Tidewater 16' la' Twin Disc 17 UNC Vt 9' US Steel 27H 27V Union Oil 30H 3044 United Resources 27 J744 Western Co.

544 5'4 Over me Counter These interdealer quotations do not represent actual transactions that have taken place in a particular security. The quotations are gathered by the National Association of Security dealers from firms which maintain continuous markets and Inventories In the securities. The quotations reflect what dealers are willing to pay to acquire the security and the price at which they are willing to trade the security among themselves. Bid Ask Atwood Avoca 45 50 Oceanecring JV4 ji Olog 1 144 Sterling 444 544 Torn 6p.m., Special, June 4-8 French Fries FREE Coke. 424 St.

Mary Plaza 395-7417 61 8 Front St. Morgan City off Famous SEAIY Dormir Bedding AND SMte 384-8919 CLOCKS L.W. KLUTTS JEWELERS S0 tjtf Pricit -tttrtin) tt 99 Fun Fun Fun Executive Suite Game Room "The Working Man's Place to Relax" Pool Tournament Every Thursday, 8 p.m. FREE SUPPER FRIDAY Best Mixed Drinks and Come by and Visit Coldest Beer Town! With 1547 Sandra St-Morgaa City Bits tfttsen LSiaCOtiiU'.

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