Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on December 3, 1965 · Page 27
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 27

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Friday, December 3, 1965
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Johnson Asks Less Foreign Investing WASHINGTON (AP) - The Johnson administration, seeking to ease this country's balance-of- payments deficit, asks businessmen today to meet specific guidelines on the amount of money they invest abroad. The guidelines, to be announced at a White House news conference by the Cabinet committee on balance of payments, are intended to achieve President Johnson's newly announced goal of limiting the dollar outflow to less than $250 million a year. It currently Is running at five times that rate. , Treasury and Commerce Department officials emphasized in advance there would be no deviation from the government's voluntary approach to overseas spending, inaugurated last February. No further restrictions on spending by U.S. tourists were anticipated, although Americans are expected to spend $1.8 billion more overseas this year than visitors will spend here. President Johnson designated his press secretary and No. 1 assistant, Bill D. Moyers, to preside over the news conference, accompanied by a battery of top economic and defense officials. For the first nine months this year, the payments deficit ran 1 at the annual rate of $1.25 billion. In 1964 the outflow totaled $2.8 billion, and in 1963 it was $2.7 billion. The new guidelines were prompted, officials said, by continued heavy foreign invest ments by American firms. Last month, officials an nounced that the continuing poor balanced-payments defi cit had triggered new studies of overseas investments and travel. The nation's third-quarter deficit, announced Nov. 17. was $485 million. It was revealed then, however, that Great Britain has sold an estimated $500 million worth of U.S. stocks and bond: so far in 1965 in an effort to bolster its sagging currency. The sales are registered as part of the U.S. deficit Britain still holds an estimated $750 million in U.S. securities, Treasury officials said. But the pound has strengthened in recent months and Secretary of the Treasury Henry H. Fowler said, "We do not expect this (the British sale) to be a recurring factor." Johnson told the Business Council in a telephoned speech Thursday that "we see attainment of our goal of equilibrium in balance of payments." Equilibrium was indicated to be a dollar outflow of $250 million annually. Combat Marines Get Garden Seeds Mrs. Gill tried to buy seeds at local stores, but in winter it's hard to buy seeds of any kind. A reporter of the Port Huroa Times Herald heard of her plight, wrote about it and the Port Huron Junior Chamber of Commerce picked up the ball. Mrs. Gill said the response from people who wanted to help was overwhelming. "They came to the door, all kinds of people, friends and relatives, and people I didn't know," she said. The Jaycees sent seeds by the pounds to Sgt, Gill and his men. "I've sent four boxes of just about every tiling that anybody. would give us, from onion to sweet corn and even Portuguese watermelon," she added. Mrs. Gill said her husband — "he has a green thumb" — has planted several things, but she didn't know exactly what. There were other things Gill wrote home about. "My darling, I want a picture of t!ie first snow, just so I'll know that somewhere in the world there's a place without steam, mud, slush and stink. "It's only 9:45 a.m., and the temperature is already 104 de- br'aii bids." j sret's The humidity is 97 oer LAKE CHARLES SCHOOL BOARD b'^a. 'iic iiuniiuuy 10 01 p=i MARK o. WENTZ, JR.. cent. I've lost 22 pounds. We PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) Green onions and radishes and carrots, and, maybe, a picture of the first snow back home — these are some of the things that help make life endurable In Viet Nam. Some three weeks ago, Mickie Gill of Port Huron received a letter from her husband, Marine S. Sgt. John H. Gill Jr. It was written in a humid, hot tent at Plei Me. Gill had just gone through hand-to-hand combat with the Viet Cong. "Send me some seeds so that I can plant them," Gill wrote. "We want fresh vegetables to make a salad. Green onions, carrots, head lettuce, radishes, anything that will grow." LEGATNOTICES I om applying for clemency. WILLIAM E. FIELDS Nov. 26-30-Dec. 3 -31. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed bids will be received by the Lake Charles School Board. *2A Klrkman Street, Loke Charles, Louisiana, until 3:00 p.m., December 7, 1965, for Air Conditioning of Principals' offices in Lake Charles Public Schools, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained Irom the office of Dunn & Qulnn, Architects & Engineers, 1735 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Each bid must be accompanied by bid security In the amount of 5'"o of the bid. The right Is reserved to relcct any Nov. 19-24-Dec. 3 President. ADVERTISEMENT Tht Police Jury of Colcasleu Parish, Louisiana, will receive sealed bids until 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 4, 1965, In th» Police jury Room, Courthouse, Lake Charles, Louisiana, for one (1) flat bed truck wllh dump attachment and with no trode-ln for Road District No. Four. All bids must b» submitted on Parish bid forms. All bids must be plainly markod on outside of envelope: "Bid on one (1) flat bed truck for Road District No. -T Preference Is hereby given to materials, supplies and provisions, produced, "This jungle, there's no end to it. There's so much I want to talk about. Things have to get better, darling. They can't get worse." Mrs. Gill believes things will get very much better when her husband comes back because he will bring with him an adopted Vietnamese boy. Mrs. Gill doesn't know very much about the child excepl (hat he was three days old when l/incuic ugrfu»r fiie-'ftrorf mil L'U iu*c:(t ui t . . , ... thejeouiar mMtimji ot^ the^poiice jury i her husband found him in rigt1t ,„ j Vietnamese orphanage. The bids and wo<v« tech-1 (-jj|j s j, ave no children of their own. ri>|ect any and all b nlcallllct. J. W. ROSIEST, j President. RODNEY M. VINCENT, Parish Engineer. ! Nov. 19-34 Dec. 1 —3t | ADVERTISEMENT j The Polics Jury ot Calcasleu Parish, I Louisiana, will receive sealed bids until , 10;00 a.m., Monday, December 6, 1965,1 In In* Pallet Jury Roam, Courthouse, \ Lake Charles> Louisiana, for one (1) cab ; and chiissls truck for us* as a winch i truck with no trade-In for Road District; No. Four. All bids must be submitted on Parish ! bid forms. I All bids must be plainly marked on i outside of envelop*: "Bid on one (1) cab and chassis truck ! for Road District No. 4" i Preference Is hereby given fo materials, supplies and provisions, produced, manufactured or grown In Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside of the Stale. Official action thereon will be taken at the regular meetlnn of the Police Jury on Tuesday, December 7, 1965. The Police Jury reserves the right to rc|«cl any ond ail ''' ' " ' ' nlcalltles. Body of Man From Lafayette Is Recovered ill bids and waive tech- J. W. ROSTEET, President. RODNEY M. VINCENT, Nay. l»-54 Dec. 3 Parish Engineer. -31 , — The drowned DOfjy John Sonnicr, 25, of Lafayette was recovered Thursday frorr Vermilion Bay, off Cypremon Point. Sormier had been missing since last Thursday when he disappeared while swimming after his boat which drifted away from an oil rig where he had been fishing. Room 215 NOTICE HOME OWNERS NEED CASH FOR CHRISTMAS? CALL OR VISIT JEFF JACKSON, MGR. REBCO, INC. Weber Building 433-1421 Lake Charles, Louisiana LOANS AVAILABLE $700 to $10,000 3 YEAH TO 10 YEAR TERMS WE SPECIALIZE IN DEBT CONSOLIDATION 1st, 2nd AND 3rd MORTGAGES OUT OF TOWN MA1LEBS; NAME } APUKE&S PHONE I THINK IT MEANS OtP •MOTHER HUWARP TRUSTS ABOUT A9 FA* AS SHECOUU* THROW AS SOON AS' WE SWRTTKUSTWSOP O« PROBATSCM. PRQBWKfl MEANf SHE STARTS WS- DCNT TOSS TV1AT GLVA WRAPPER. OM THE I5Q4P, TH6R6B A *SO FINIS FOR Urn-SKM* IN TM» TOWN F0(2 GOSH BEETtB/ PONT OPEN THB DOCK// BEETIE BAILEY •UNHAPPY? THAT'S A PRETTY SOPHISTICATE? wOffP po& THE VW 1 FEEL/ THATS FOR roHff FOLK! .m nrsuREPiwT SHOW w REHEARSAL ..SF YOU BETTER/ ^.THAT'S SOMETHING H5B, IDONT /MEAN TVS. "tAUGHfOOWN, LAUGH* THINS, Birr at/pes-\F YOU'RE NOT A PROFESSIONAL AT WHAT you PO, you DON'T HAVE ALL, OWE MAKfi UNHAPPY UNTIL ..HOW tO«9 HAVE >OJ KNOWN WCTCDRRIE HAS BEEN SEEING ROD*WOW IONS HAS IT BEEN SONS ON? PIUMB 60T THE ' ON STAGE BUT THERE IS VDU DONV NO FILM IN I NEED FILM, THE CAMERA, THIS NEXT CENT HAS-TO BE U, SAM. JUST MAKE A PATE FOR A PHOTO IN " THE OBSERVATORY. THAT'S ALL U WAVE THERE ARE FOUR OLD- T1ME CIGAR MAKERS IN THIS TOWN AND WE'VE VISITED THREE, •M DICK TRACY CHILE!SHE HED ANNIE'S PONVf 1 WOODCHUCKHOLEflN' U/HAT COULD EiROKEHISANM-Sl. HAVE HAPPENED?) VET KIN FIX THET/ Birr ANNIE «HM-M THtM SHORE AINT HER TRACKS! •6 GETTING <! WHEBE COULD ANNE HAVE GONE? FROMTHET KEERO'HER, OKPHAN ANNIE THE NURSE SAID VtXJ LEFT INSTRUCTIONS THAT BERT NOT HAVE MORE THAN ONE VISITOR AT A TIME/ THATSFORTHE GENERAL PUBLIC ...hJOT YOU AND JERRY/ i NO VISITOR IS MORE 1 IMPORTANT THAN , 'FELLOW/COME ON, VIVTAN...LETSGO ; SEE BERT/ REX MORGAN, M. &. USH.'TH6 JUN61E ISUT 5AP YIKE/ 6RENAPE POOBV TRAP/ ENOUSH/SHARPENED BAMBOO BEFORE .ANSWERING TOUCH THAT BRANCH ANP FOK6ET ITU.PUNNOWrlE(?E LHASA'S HEAPING, BUT I'(7 HATE TO ARRIVE WITHOUT INVITATION' TBWfc QUESTION, WA95A POINW OUT THAT THE)* ARE A SMALL #WU£ EXPOSED- IN AJUN6LE VAILEV USEP BY THERE'S A STAIRWAY, 56T. PRAKE/ ..RJ6HTBACK- PUSSYCAT.'. 7NB fJSM /& HOOKEDf QUKK/HOtVPOt 6STJOTHE KOOFf KERRY DRAKE JOL,AfTER VOU SET WE ENGINES STARTED IN TWAT BOMBER WAIT POR RUSH GREAT (DBA, J« HOW AM I GONNA EXCEPTjr R6I-EAS6 THE FOR OMB _. ^ BRAKES AFfER. I'M OUTSIDE? RUSH, HURSY AND START THE ENGINES IN THIS ARMED BOM6ER- THEN SWIMS IT AROUND AND AIM IT AT TH6 MISSILE AR3ENAU- UXK THE BRAKES AND JUMP OUT OF THi BOTTOM HATCH. SMIUN JACK PR IDA Y, DEC. 3, 1965, Uka Chords American r Junior Editors Quiz on- NUMBERS QUESTION! Where did numbers come from? ANSWER] It to probable thai numlxrt came from the (ally system (1) which to thought to have beta used by prehistoric men to keep back of thdr possessions. If such s man had five shop, be night pick out five, itooes to represent than; tf a Iamb was bom, h* would add another stone. A big step was to Me « word tutead a£ Ae jponp of rtoncj (3). Gradually'a coflecflon of Intmiing words' was Conned, AJ language and writing derdoped, ttwaf natural fat' men to teaich for mark* or lymfaol* to write down or note thdr •ousting word*. Such lymbob bccameknown u Anmerala,'and wa ahow how they appeared In different etvflliatton* In regaxd to tbe i number 10. You will notice that th« Arabian* had the same two •ymboli tx 10 which we vac today. The other aba symbol* abo. were the MOM as our*. It-is not known exactly how die Arabs arrived at thdi counting lyjtcm, which has been ont of th« most important contributions to human progress in all history. These «ym- bob dor the digits, as well as the Important use of the zero, probably origicated In India and were dim adopted by the Arabs. The great Take of this system was la .the placement of tingle numbers so tJiat those to the left would have a higher value, such M by Uu toes, or a hundred ames. * * • FOR YOU TO DO Take ft sheet of paper and a pendL Now pretend you're living in tha world before tie Arabs brought in thetz system. Make your own symbol for me number one and 'RUe 2 nine hundred times—wait, that's too much of a chore. Just write down the Arabic numerals for HUM hundred—don't you see how much, easier icatU? 124 (Mary Aose Aobinsott of Cotltagdale, ?&, win today's eomblned prize of Comptoa's KasJraSsd Scisacs Dkasaaiy plus S10 cash Sat this question. Mail youa oa a postcard to Junior Editoa la can of this newspaper.) YOUR HEALTH Acidity Plagues Ulcer Victims By Dr. Theodore R. Van D«llen (Copyright 1965: By The Chicago Tribune) Gastric acidity is the bugaboo of all peptic ulcer victims. Many have an inherent disposition to overreact to ordinary stress and anxiety. The end re- suit for these individuals is an excessive amount of acid in the stomach. It is now possible to determine when a person is dreaming by studying the brain waves and eye movement. During these periods, ulcer victims have more gastric acidity than do normal individuals. Testing the secretions at the same time usually reveals a marked increase of gastric acidity. This does not occur to normal people. A group of Los Angeles physicians demonstrated that not all dreams were accompanied with this increase. They believed that the offenders were only (hose stressful to (he ulcer victim. Eating also increases acidity and several volunteers recalled dreaming about food. It is impossible to determine how much this contributes to the over-all ulcer picture. Statistics show that healing occurs in 90 per cent with rest, diet, and antacid drugs. Relief is not always permanent and the rate of recurrence is high. Almost 65 per cent of the duodenal ulcers reappear within two and a half years and 80 per cent within five years. Ulcer distress usually returns during trying times and the recurrence rate can be reduced by minimizing tension and anxiety. Tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, and dietary indiscretion often are blamed unnecessarily. Most sufferers resort to these vices when the going gets tough and excessive smoking, drinking, or eating becomes an excellent excuse. The usual antacids act by neutralizing stomach acidity which relieves pain and pro- moles healing. The anti cho- lingeric drugs, such as Pro Banthine, accomplish the same by quieting the nerves that govern the churning movements and the acid-producing cells. Sedatives tend to shorten dream time and may be of value when ulcer discomfort is difficult to control. Dr. Van DeUen will answer questions on medical topics if stamped, self - addressed envelope accompanies request. STRENGTHENING EXERCISES Mrs. B. writes: Can anything be dons to strengthen a child's feet and ankles? Reply Nonspecific exercises consist of walking, running, jumping, and skating. Specific exercises for arch development include walking on the toes and the outer aspect of the feet as well as picking up marbles with the toes. TITLE OF PHYSICIAN H. H. Writes: How long have physicians been called doctors in this country? Reply For at least 300 years, according to Veils. The word phy- cian was used among the more learned from about 1650, but the earliest recorded instance is said to be found in the 1668 archives of the Roxbury church in Massachusetts. Address all inquires to: Dr. Theodore R. Van Dellen Tribune Syndicate Tribune Tower Chicago, III HEMORRHOIDS? New formula works 5 ways for faster, longeMasting relief! In clinical teats of new M.P.O.— an advanced treatment for hemorrhoids (piles)—doctors reported "results were good to excellent" for 5 out of every 6 patients! M.P.O. works/ipe ways for faster, longer-lasting relief: 1. Helps ease pain faster. You get more medically accepted pain- relieving ingredients, including Benzocaine, than in the preparation you may now be using. 2. Helps $hrink swollen tissue*. M.P.O. quickly releases tha, woven vasoconstrictor, Ephed- MKNTKOkATUM sawpa rine SuLfate, to reduce swelling. 3. Relieves embarrassing itch. M.P.O. is homogenized for faster absorption, faster relief. 4. Gives longer relief. A more tempenuure-stabie base holds medication In place, prolongs relief-bringing action, 6. Fights danger of Infection. Proven germ-killer BexschJoro. phtme combats bacteria. M.P.O, is a development o| Mentholfttum Laboratories. Available In stainless ointment or suppcwicuries at 3!) drug counter*.

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