Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on November 30, 1962 · Page 25
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 25

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Friday, November 30, 1962
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December Safety Campaign Planned Plans were announced at t h e annual meeting of the Calcasieu Area Safety Council held Wednesday at the Pioneer club to launch a holiday traffic safety campaign beginning December 16 and extending through January 1, acc o r d i n g to L. D. McClatchey, council president. Local clergymen, industrial plants, civic and governmental group* will be asked to join forces in keeping the traffic fatality toll from going higher, there Police Forced Io Subdue Man In DWI Case Slate police Thursday filed a drunken driving charge against a West Calcasieu man and Lake Charles city police reported two persons received apparently minor Injuries in a Wednesday evening crash here. CharR^ :I with drunken driving and resisting arrest was P. W. (iil-.; i Jr.. 48. of 79 D o g w o o d road. Maplewood. State police reported his car hacked into a parked vehicle Wednesday evening in a parking lot near Cities Service refinery marine gate. Troopers said Gibson had to be subdue'' enroule to the parish jail after the accident. Reported injured in a crash at 8:05 p.m. at Pricn Lake road and Enterprise boulevard were the drivers of both airs involved. Police said both were treated at Lak" Charles Memorial hospital. They aiv Etley Billeaudeaux of 3107 Warren avenue and Hope M. Bnrnett, of 1809 Seventh street. Police said Mrs. Barnett. who was ticketed with failure to yield right-of-way at a stop sign, pulled onto Prien Lake road and collided with the other driver's vehicle. Patrolmen J. L. Gwatney and M. W. Clifton reported the Bil- leaudeaj v vehicle after being hit crashed into a street marker and a utilities pole. have been 26 traffic fatalities in Calcasieu parish to date, compared to 24 last year, the council said. The council also endorsed a program of the American Bar association in which citizzens will be encouraged to "go to court as a visitor and not as a violator." Twelve persons were elected to serve three-year terms on the board of trustees. Rcelected were G. W. Ford, Fred Johnson, C. L. Kittrell, Mark Wentz Jr., Arthur L. Gayte Jr., Voris King, and Mrs. Norma Mims. Board members elected for the first time were Rev. C. S. Me- llveene, Fred Selby, Mrs. Marvin Crowe, all of Lake Charles, and T. L. Berry Jr., Leesville and Eraste Hebert, Cameron. Reports on activities of the five divisions of the council were presented by Mark Wentz Jr., traffic; J, C. Barman, farm; Mrs. Norma Mims, school; W. C. Johnson, recreation and Mrs. L. D, Grubb, home. High School Music Rally'iils from 19 area schools KC exiwlcd to participate in the nnmial Southwest Louisiana High S-hool Music Rally set for Saturday, December 1. at McNeesc Slate co'lcse. A. I. Ratcliff. head of the McNeesc athletic department and secretary of the Association announced today. Scheduled to start at 9 a.m. in the college auditorium, the rally will feature contests between schools in their various scholastic divisions, A, B, C, and AAA-AA. Points will be awarded for first, second, third, fourth, and fifth place, Mr. Ratcliff explained, adding that each school will accumulate points during the day toward the Sweepstake trophy awarded to the school earning the largest number of points. Competition will be between schools in boys' and girls' vocal solos, boys' quartets, mixed quartets, and girl's trios, he added. JFK's Sister Must Visit Auto Wrecks SANTA MONICA, Calif. <AP)Patricia Kennedy Lawford, the President's sister and wife of Peter Lawford, is going to have quite a change of pace during the next month. She'll visit the wrecking yard where autos smashed in traffic accidents ;;rr interred. And she'll visit children at the Kennedy Child Guidance (.enter in St. John's Hospital, to make a survey. The first activity sounds like a strange nhuice for a Kennedy and an actor's spouse. It isn't a choice. It's a court sentence, imposed Wednesday when she pleaded guilty driving v»ith an expired operator's Hcensie. The clinic survey also is part of the sentence. She'll write a report on tiie number of children who -re patients being treated for accident injuries. There's t. personal touch to the hospital chore. The center is named for her brother, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., killed in the war. Her junkyard report is expected in two weeks, the hospital survey in iO days. The court decree was made by Municipal Judge W. Blair Gibbens, widely known for his unusual pt ities in traffic cases. He once had a coffin brought into Jj SSJedll) " 8 tt as ed 30 Two Mishaps Cause Filing Of Two Suits Two damage suits totaling over $102.000 have been filed by a man who was Injured hi an autofnfr- bile accident and then was involved in another accident when the ambulance taking him to a hospital collided with a car. George Best filed the suits which resulted from the accidents on February 15, 1982. Best was driving eas* on U. S. Highway 90, the suit states, when forced into the ditch by a car driven by Russell Soileau which was attempting to pass The suit named Soil- leau and the Transportation Insurance Company as defendants and a/ks $51,412. The second suit is the result of a collision involving the ambulance that was taking Best to West Calcasie -Cameron hospital. According to the suit, the ambulance, from Hixson's was hit at the corner of U. S. 90 and Ellender street in Sulphur. The ambulance was proceeding west on U. S. 90 wh.en in collision with a car driven north on Ellender by Willie Hoffpauir. The second suit asks for $51,017 in damages and defendants named are Hoffpauir, Hfccson and Sons, Edley M. Hixson, James Hixson, J. Carroll Hixson, Aetna Casualty and Surety Company a n cl the Travelers Indemnity Company. Louisiana Republicans To Meef Here Today Republicans from across the; of Lake Charles. Republican state state wilf gather in Lake Charles i chairman. Friday for the first formal meet-1 other members of the commit- ing of the Reorganisation Com-1 tee are Charteton H .Lyons Sr.,| mittee of the Republican party, j national committeeman from Friday's meeting is planned for Louisiana, Thomas Stagg. Mrs. Suit for Damagei Filed in Wreck A toft m» ffitfl to 14th District court WWiWsday for 199.833 hi as a result of an auto- tnotrfle accident on September 3, 1962. | Ttos suit was fifed by William! FIIDAY, NOV. 30, 1962, Ufci Chart* *mgrfc»> PftH Blessitt, wbo, according to the suit wis proceeding southwest on Louisiana Highway 3059 when hit by a car coming otrt of a private The other driver, Francis Ber- gagrtfnl, was named u t ant in th* soft along \rtSi Cftfoetti Motnral Antotrrtb^ fMftra&« Company. The accident occurreo wear HM intersection of highway 9059 and U. S. Highway m. 2:30 p.m. at the Chateau Charles. The appointment of George J. Despot of Shreveport as chairman Harriet Belchic, vice chairman of the state central committee, all from Shreveport; Floyd Crawford of the state committee was an-: of Baton Rouge: Paul Ramos of nounced today by Thomas C. Hall; New Orleans. Also George Snelling of Monroe, James Winkelman and Let Leonard, both of Lafayette, and Jack Lewis of Alexandria. Upon accepting his appointment, Despot said, "We have put in considerable effort these past months on the ground work for this proj- ject. We expect to revamp our i party organization -ompletely and plan to offer in 19C3 a more ef- Annual Yule Tree Sale Set By Optimists The annual Lake Charles Optimist cluh Christmas Tree Sale unpamlcrl trees on Dcspo t sai( j p!ans ca)I for es _ painted ar,r sale at locations throughout the tahlishment of new parish and city, the club announced today. , municipal committees throughout Christmas Party Is Slated for Retarded Youth A Christinas party for children enrolled in local classes of the Lake Charles Association for Retarded children is planned for December 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Barbe elementary school. Civitan club members are giving gifts to the children. Santa Claus will distribute the gifts. The association voted Tuesday night to donate $25 to the 800 men, women and children at Pine Crest colony. Individuals and groups wishing to send donations are asked to send them to Mrs. U. J. Gilcr, 4% River Lou avenue, Baton Rouge. Lots staffed by club members will be located at the corner of K i r b y and Kirkman streets, across from Central school; and at the Childs food stores on Third Ave. and in Gulfgate shopping center 'n University Place. "lours it the Kirby and Kirkman lot are " a.m. until 9 p.m. seven days a week anrl at the othor two lots from 8:30 a.m., until 7:30 p.m. daily except on Friday and Saturday whtt. they will be extended until 8:30 p.m. Optimist club officials said that 3,000 trees have arrived for the sale and that 150 will be painted. Prices will vary according to size. Profits from the sale will go into Optimist club youth programs. Abner Horn, chairman of the annual tvent, said. the state and development of a fi nancial program that will enable Republicans to carry out a number of projects. "We feel confident that we will, at the very least, double Republican registration in this state before the end of 1963," Despot said. '•"•« H'ill h T v . <-onsidrip*'ah'e number nf candidates to offer in Republican primaries next vear and we are certain we will elect Republicans in the general election of the spring of 1964." Despot closed his remarks by saying: "I might comment that we would like to express our very sincere appreciation to the man who has made our rapid progress this year feasible; that is, of course, Governor James Davis with the scandal in this administration and with his refusal to conduct a program of good government at the state level." - BEFORE YOU BUY COLOR TV Mff/GfflffffffMf ZENITH COLOR TV m BIS DIFFEKEHCE Is the GREAJEK DEPENDABILITY of Mishap on Broad Street Results In Damage Suit A Broad street automobile accident on March 15. 1962. has resulted in Al!.a L. Davis Sr. and Lucille Davis filing suit in 14th District Court for $30,150 in damages. Accurding to the suit, the Da- vises were proceeding east on Board nearl. parallel with a truck driven by Francis H. Micelle and owned by Continental Emsco Company when it attempted to change lanes to pass another car le Davis car. nsurance Company are named as defendants. Gas, Fuel Firm Files Articles For Liquidation St. Henry's Cites Kniqht of Month At Council Meet Whitney LeBlanc was honored as Knight of the Month at a meeting Wednesday of St. Henry's Council 5022, Knights of Columbus at the church hall on Eighth ave- i day investigated burglaries of two Burglars Strike At Two Places On Ryan Street Lake Charles city police Thurs- nue. LeBlano was cited for his work as an officer of the council and as youth activity chairman. ., . „ , | Grand Knight Russell Benoit Home Gas and Fuel Company, i presided over the meeting which included reports on the Major De- Inc., is to be liquidated, according to articles filed Wednesday with the clerk of i<Hh District Court. The articles list Gas and Chemicals Inc., as the holders of all the company's $14,592 worth o* shares. Named to be liquidator w a s James Phelps, P. 0. Box 2197, Houston. Texas. gree Exemplification held in Sulphur, the Christ the King Pageant, the children's halloween dance, and the Past Grand Knight's banquet. The rosary was said for deceased member John N. Gayle, in observance of November as "Memorial" month. adjoining Ryan street businesses. Broken into during Wednesday night were Hurley's Radio and Televis'on shop at 620 Ryan and The Snack Bar at 618 Ryan street. E. R Zailskas, city police chief of detectives, said burglars forced rear doors on both places to gain entry. Inside the radio-TV shop they made off with equipment and merchandise valued at $480 and at the next-door business they got j tobacco and candy valued at $15. Inve'tigating were Detectives Wayne Hester and Earl Landry. The offenses were reported to police at 6:50 a.m. Thursday. Fine Furniture Lo-Boy Styling The) ALDERSON • Modtl 5025 Contemporary lo-boy console in a choice ov grained fine furniture colors. COME IN FOR A •tifTH COLOR DEMONSTRATION TODAY! No Printed Circuits! No Production Shortcuts! It costs more to handwire and hand solder the Handcrafted color chassis, but it saves the custorneron servicing and assures greater dependability. We Carry A Complete Line Of Color Or Black And White TV And Table Model Radios 712 Railroad Ave. Lake Charles 1278 E. Napoleon Sulphur First Christian CWF Sets Bazaar SULPHUR (Spl.) - The Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Chruch in Sulphur is to 'iave a bazaar on Friday and Saturday, November 30 and Decem'cr 1, at the Westpoint Shopping center in Sulphur. Prqceeds of the bazaar are to be used for the Outreach program and for th- general treasury. The jMmach program is concerned wit' missionary work. $44.647 Asked In Accident Suit A rear-end accident on April 4, 1962, on Broad street, has resulted in a damage suit being filed in 14th District Court for $44,647. Charles Winfree and his wife, Lynn, have filed the suit, naming Consolidated Underwriters as defendant. The suit states that Winfree, with his wife as a passenger, was stopped for a light at the intersection of Broad and Sixth avenue when hit from behind by a car driven by Leroy J, David. 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