Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on December 3, 1965 · Page 29
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Negro Teacher's i Job Suit Rejectee NEW ORLEANS MP) - Th !ith U.S. Circuit Court of Ap peals turned down today a pie; from a Mississippi Negro schoo teacher that she lost her job because of civil rights activities firs. Aaron Henry of darks dale, wife o£ the stale presiden of the National Association for the^Advancement of Colored Paris Reports Of Picasso Surgery Differ PARIS (AP) - There were conflicting reports in Paris today (hat Pablo Picasso, world- famous painter and sculptor, had undergone a successful operation for the removal of the gall bladder. Hugh Fullerton, director of the American Hospital of Paris, after first confirming that the 84 : year-old artist had the operation in the American institution, later reversed himself and said he had been mistaken. At first, Fullerton said the operation was performed "about a week ago." He said Picasso bad come into the hospital under an assumed name, presumably to avoid undue publicity and the fatiguing excitement which this might bring. The director had commented that Picasso was "getting along as well as can be expected for a man of his age." Later, Fullerton said he had confused Picasso with another patient. He suggested that newsmen check the Cochin Hospital, a French institution which specializes in urological diseases. Officials at the Cochin Hospital declined to answer questions. People, said in her suit the Coa- honia County Board of Education refused to renew her contract because of her NAACP membership. She asked that the board be directed to renew her leaching contract. U.S. Dist. Judge Claude F. Clayton refused this request and the appeals court upheld that action. Mrs. Henry also sought in her sull to have a Mississippi statute, requiring teacher applicants to list their organizational activities, declared unconstitutional activities. The court of appeals said the district judge filed a full opinion in the case, stating the facts and issues and reasons for his decision. "We agree with his decision and judgment and adopt his opinion as our own, and because we do, it will be unnecessary for us to repeat or discuss further his findings or conclusions," the court said. The opinion said Mrs. Henry nad taught in the same school for 11 years, In Mississippi .eachers have no tenure but are lired on one-year contracts. Mrs. Henry's contract was no . renewed for the 1962-63 schoo year. She testified that she nade three separate attemp ;o obtain an explanation from he school superintendent anc 'he board. She said each time .hey did not give her a reason Five Killed In Auto Mishap Natchez JOE PALOOKA LOOK, LETS D0\ THIS EVE TEST \ WITHOUT THE PATCH,. LOOK Aims CHAKT,AND TtLLME WHIC WOWS., PEANUTS ALL RI6HT, NOOJ 03VK7HE0IHEK fit, ANDlELLMe WHICH WAVTHI4 ' THE WORLD HAS COME TO AN END! NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP)-Five )ersons died early today when heir car slammed into a rail at he Foster-Mound Creek bridge n Adams County. The Mississippi Highway Parol identified the dead as Lilian Wiley, 28, Gloria Lumplin, 17, Delores Spillers, 17, Deborah Spillcrs and Roosevelt Bass, 31, BUSINESS & MARKETS Auto Issues Gain in Slightly Higher Market Associated Press Stock Averages (0 Indus). Ralli Ulll. Stcks. Prev. dnv 511.5 190.1 167.4 352.7 Week o<jr> 511.6 US.S m.4 353.0 Month oao 520.1 185.S 173.8 3554 Year ago 4416 173.9 146.4 324.7 NEW YORK (AP)-Big Three motors rose and airlines Tell in an irregularly higher stock market early this afternoon. Trading was fairly active. The pace, while reasonably busy, was slower than Thursday's 9-million-share session and Wednesday's 10-million- share day. The auto stocks had good reason for advance in the record car sales for November. Airlines continued to report big gains in profits over a year ago but their stock prices backed away sharply from recent levels as long-term profit taking continued. Some oC the aerospace issues also were down to steep losses, for no apparent reason other than profit taking. Steels, rails, oils, tobaccos and other major groups showed lillle pronounced trend but there was a slightly higher balance among the blue chips. The Associated Press average of fiO slocks al noon was up .3 at 35,10 with industrials up .7, rails unchanged and utilities up .2. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was up 1.23 at 945.82. The gains on average were slight. Radio Corp. raised ils dividend, spurted about a poinl then settled back (o a net loss of about 1, IBM, in a continued slide, crashed through its 500 level with a 7-point loss, later cutting McKeithen Attends N.Y. Dedication NEW YORK (AP)-Oov. John McKeithen of Louisiana joined four other governors Thursday at dedication ceremonies of the gleaming white marble Allied Chemical Tower at the foot of Times Square. Qov. Nelson Rockefeller of New York snipped the ceremonial scissors on a monster ribbon-2,000 feet in length, 6 feet wide and bright red—around the new structure. Rockefeller referred to the new Allied Chemical headquarters as a "gill wrapped skyscraper." McKeithen aud other governors with Allied Chemical facilities in their areas were inviled to tht etremonies. the decline to around 3 poinU. Cyprus Mines recently admitted to trading on the Big Board, rose 5 points on top of a gain of 5% Thursday. General Motors and Chrysler rose more lhan a point each Ford a fraction. Boeing lost more than 2 and General Dynamics over a point. United Aircraft rebounded more than 2. DOW JONES Courtesy or A. G. Edworoi 107 Weber Bldg. DOW JONES Friday THIRD HOUR AVERAGES: Industrials 945.32 Up .73 Rails 2«.10 Off .33 Utilities 153.24 Up .21 THIRD HOUR STOCKS: Allied Chemicals 4tVt Allied Stor« I3H, American Bakeries JOli American T i T <SHi Anaconda ,,..,,. t\Vi Aqua Chem lift Armour & Co XOH Ashland Oil .M'A Boeing Aircraft ]34'A Cities Service ,.,. 41V'< Continental Oil , 71?,, Dynalectron ,,,.. x'/i Eastern Airlines ,, 181, Firestone 4i>,' t Ford 55V, General Dynamics ..,.,. 56H General Motors 43»4 General Telephone ,,.,, 46% Gordon Jtwolry am W, R, Grac* Gulf OH .... Gulf Slates ill.i.iii.'iiii 26 Hercules Pqwder .,.,.,.,.,,,,,..., 4\Vt Kennecolt " Llbbv Lpckiieod Mack Tri. Montgomery "Ward' ".','.',7,'.'.'.',','.'.','.'.\'.'. 34(4 National Airline. Olln Mathleson Pan American J. C. Penney . Pepsi Cola P.O. .. .. Pittsburgh Polaroid .... RCA , Sears Roebuck Socony Mobil . Sperry Rand Std. of Cnllf. . Sid. of Indiana Sid. ot N. J. .. Texas Co Uniled Airlines United Gas ... U.S. Steel Zenith $7??-YO'MUST BETH' 7 BELOVED PRESIDENT; „ . w/ I OMACcaUMTYO'GOT/(MA'M» •^ TH' LONGEST ._ /fl'M A FRESH- MAN/r UPMPMIM- THE UNIVERSITY OF LOOK LIKE? >YOU DDNOT VVOUU7UKBTO 1 llT-IISI* .HONDO CITY POUCH... STEVE CANYON EARS ARE BURNIN' THANK VOU- THANKyou VERY MUCH.' BIT 0 NOTICE O'WWT I'M '4 ARE BURNIN' ANDY CAPP THERE-- ^J I THAT'S MORE >'' -..UKE IT I BOUGHT A NEW HAT TOPAV, BLONDIE Copper ,,.123 DIP YOU SEE THEM YALLERSTILTEP SHOES 20RA OANE HAD ON YESTIDPV? AUNT LOWEEZV!! TH'BflRN'S ON FIRE!.' -WITH MATCHIN' POCKETBOOK, CHERRY-TRIMMED HAT, WHITE GLOVES AW THAT TACKY GREEN DRESS? SNUFFY SMITH MWAWYW— WffPAMY THE WOMEN'S IjOWflE Of "KfcWQ«> BERKCH, MMSA&fUB WW*««tt£» SErUPTHE.NJKErc.RDl ! THAT WWNrWWMOE J*J WTOEKKtrORD UJ TOOON BRU^^ el; M?., / Off > VINCE-UKE UNT • I THINK I'M COIN 70 FAJNTl MARY WORTH By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMITE, La.: Cattle 854 head sold. Calves: Slaughter, good to choice 22-23.50; stand stocker, good to choice 250 Ibs up 21-24; 250 Ibs down 22-25.00. Steers and heifers: Slaughter, good to choice 21-22.50. Hogs: Too few sold to quole market. Broiler and fryer prices paid ui farm l.'i-14, mostly 14 cents; f> pet at 13; 7 pel at 13'a; 88 pel at H cents. Hens: Heavy type at the farm 2,200 head at 18 cents. Light type 2.500 head at 8 cents. Eggs: 80 per cent grade A or belter: Large 40-46; 36-41; small 28-37. SOYBEANS CHICAGO (AP) - Soyhfans No. 1 yellow 2.63'/in. Soybean oil ll.SOn. Soybeans closed 2-V3 s s higher, January $2.63'4-63. FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 1965, lakt Chflflfi; Amirlcort Pf<u Beneiador of Blind Observes lOOfh Year WASHINGTON (AP) - The frail, blind woman who opened the world of books again for the newly blinded veterans of World War 1 celebrates her 100th birthday today. It's another milestone for Adelia M. Hoyt, the Iowa- born farm girl who became director of the Library of Congress' Braille transcription section. A special birthday present will be a check for $100 from the Association of tho Workers for the Blind of (he District of Columbia. During her career Miss Hoyt trained more than 2,000 persons to transcribe the reading language of the blind. She began this work at the urgent plea of the American Red Cross when the blinded veterans of World War I started to return home. They were taught In read Braille as part of their rehabilitation. But then it was discovered there were no books available to read once they had learned the system. Miss Hoyt took on the task of training volunteer transcribers, organizing lessons, selecting manuscripts and setting up transcription chapters all over the country. She knew how it, felt to lose sight. Hers began to fade at the age of 6, and when she wfcs 13 she left her home near Cedar Falls to enroll in a school for blind. But education for the sightless then was far from complete. "You had to do it on your own," she recalls. When her family moved lo Washington in 1913, she became an assistant in the reacMng room of the Library of Congress. When she retired in 1938, she was in charge of service for the blind. For many years Miss Hoyt lived at the home for blind in Georgetown. She now lives at a nursing home near the library. Draff Policy In Michigan Is Criticized Texas Man Robbed Near Maplewood A Beaumont, Tex., salesman was held up and robbed of $31 near Maplewood about 1:30 p.m. Thursday when he stopped his car to look at a road map, according lo the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's department. Dee Dixon Ogden, 33, told deputies he became lost near Maplewood while calling on industrial plants in the area. Ha said he stopped his car to refer lo a road map and when he glanced up he saw a car had pulled in behind his vehicle. He said he turned to look for the occupant of the automobile when his car door was jerked opened by a Negro man brandishing a knife. Ogdcn said the man threatened him with the knife and removed the money from his billfold. The robber look the keys to Ogden's car and hurled them into the nearby woods before ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan's Selective Service System has come under fire from legislators and University of Michigan officials regarding the reclassification of students involved in anti-Viet Nam war demons tratioas. Identical letters sent by the legislators lo Col. Arthur A. Holmes, state draft director, , and Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, na- 1 makin S hls getaway in his own tional director, Wednesday | automobile rt - J ~ '- 1J charged the Selective Service j tles System was pursuing a "dicia-| torial and unrepresentative j draft policy." The letters were signed by Rep. Charles Diggs, D-Mich,, State Reps. Thomas W. White and Raymond Hood and State Sen. Coleman A. Young, all Detroit Democrats. The four criticized Holmes for his part in the reclassification of four students who took part in a sit-in Oct. 35 at the Ann Arbor Selective Service office. The University of Michigan objected to reclassification O f Ogden told depu- Soviet Support To N. Viet Nan* Will Continue UM1TFn , A n M1EI L . . (A1 > ~ J ".f .f 0 ]"* 1 , Union fc-' c " sed *e _ United Stales today aggression m Viet Nam and oec o recasscaon O students by local draft boards dcdar . ed njt would continue to or reasons other than unsatisfactory progress. Holmes said Iho action was taken because of interference with the operations of the Ann Arbor draft board, not because of the students' views on the Viet Nam war. Moon Shot By Sov/efs MOSCOW (Al')-The Soviet Union launched an unmanned spacecraft toward the moon today, its fourth attempt this year lo make a soft landing on tho lunar surface. If successful, the Russians could lake a major stride ahead of the United States in the race for landing a man on the moon at a time when U.S. cosmonauts arc scheduled to be orbiting the earth in the Gemini 7 capsule. Luna 8, weighing 3,421.51 -, pounds, was slightly heavier f Marion than cadi of the two Luniks I Eastwood provide Communist North Viet : Nam political and military sup-port. .>••-;Soviet Ambassador Nikolai:-' T. Fedorenko spelled out his country's position In a speech in the U.N. General Assembly's". Main Political Committee, It came on the heels of a : statement by British Foreign.;. Secretary Michael Stewart in'" Moscow that he had been unable in lalks with Soviet officials ,< ; to delect any change In tha So- • viet position of Viet Nain. Fedorenko made the charges . against the United States as the committee opened debate on how to prevent interference in-the domestic affairs of one country by another. Buses Unable To Travel On Muddy Road School and Elementary School empty seats this morn- which crashed on the moon, this had year and the third which misSed ing. the lunar surface. Toda\ 's Tass announcement said a soft landing system would be tested again. In an unusual omission, the announcement said nothing about how Iho Lunik was launched. This could indicaie a new launch system was tried. Soviet announcement normally say nothing about new spaci- techniques until they have proven successful. Earlier Soviet moon shots have been launched by multistage rockets from a parking orbii in space. Admiral Says 'Tide Turned' Against Cong HONOLULU tAPi - Acini. U.S. Grant Sharp Jr., America's I top military man in the Pacific,; shaping work" on the road says the :i tida has turned"! til spring. against rhe Communists in — South Viet Num. Sharp made the statement at a news conference Thursday on his return from a week's visit lo South Viet Nam. "We are not losing ;»iy mure." said Sharp, who had talked with Secmary of Defense Hobert S. McNa'mara and, rhage today at a hospitafia top U.S. C()miJiaudci'S and' «•="••— "-*• °-- ! — • • toii>-ed Mai-ine inslallations in Soi\Ui Viet Nam. i was 76. School buses were unable to negotiate the thick mud on the Green Acres Road which is being shaped for paving. 1 lerbert Rasberry. project engineer of the Ixjuisiana Highway Dept., said at one tim<? this morning he counted 33 vehicles which were unable to get through. Rasberry said the contractors, R. K. Heidt Construction Co, now has a tractor to pull vehicles through the quagmire, "We must maintain local traffic on this road," Rasberry said. A! the same time he urged. all reMdrnls of the Green Acres . community ID bypass the con- ' stria-lion work by going around to ihe Chloe entry to Interstate H). Hasberry said that unless another long dry spell prevails there probably will be no more Former Socialist- Dies in Japan TOKYO UP) - Jotaro : Kawakami, 76, fojrmer chairman of the Japanese Socialist' party, died of « cerebfal hemor- raywj Hot Spfjjflgs, 4^ 100 miles southwest ol T<&yo. He myo.

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