Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on December 5, 1965 · Page 2
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Sunday, December 5, 1965
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2 SUNDAY, DEC. 5, 1965, Lake Chofles Am<rleati..PrtM OBITUARIES THOMAS G. MITCHELL (See Story Page One) Funeral services for Thomas George Mitchell, 63, of 1515 Fourlh Ave. will be at 10 a.m. Monday from St. Henry Catholic Church. Rev. Daniel Habetz, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in vSallicr Cemetery with the Hix,,son Funeral Home in charge. • A rosary will be recited al 7:30 p.m. 'today in the funeral home chapel. ' Mr. Mitchell, a native of Lake Charles, was killed in an accident on Choupique Road near Sulphur Saturday afternoon. He was Ward 3 road foreman and was a descendant of the Ryan family of Lake Charles. Jacob Ryan, for whom Ryan Street was named, was his great-grandfather. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Annie Mitchell; four sons, Thomas G. Mitchell of Corpus Christi, Tex., James M. Mitchell and Billy Mitchell, both of Lake Charles, and Dr. George B. Mitchell of Brownsville, Tex. Also, one daughter, Mrs. Kay Delucca; one brother, Allen Mitchell, both of Lake Charles; three sisters. Mrs. Mabel Fuse- Tier of Lake Charles, Gay Mitchell of Houston, Tex. and Mrs. Yvonne Aurre of Mass. Mozelle, Miss.; also 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Commission Says Voting Act Being Carried Out %Ur BRIAN EARL WATSON (See Slory Page One) Funeral services for Brian Earl Watson, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Wnlson of 403 Seventh St., will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday from Immaculate Concepiion Catholic Church. Burial will be in the new Consolata Cemetery under the direction of Hammer Funeral Home. A rosary will be said at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. today. The boy, a student at Immaculate Conception School, was killed Saturday afternoon in a highway accident on Choupique Road near Sulphur. He is survived by his parents; one brother, Mike Watson; one sister, Belli Watson; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Watson of Lake Charles; maternal grandmother, Mrs. W. P. LeBlanc of Sulphur and great grandmothers, Mrs. H. A. Watson of Lake Charles and Mrs. Valison Martin of Carencro. MRS EVELYN ROATAN GLENMORA — Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Langford Roatan, 84, of Glenmora will be at 3 p.m. today in the Bethany Baptist Church. The Rev. J. A. Kuohn will officiate. Burial will be in Rose•Jand Cemetery under direction of Ardoin Funeral Home of Oakdale. Mrs. Roatan died at 12:15 a.m. Friday at a locai infirmary. ; She is survived by three sons, •V. G. Roatan of Ruston, W. G. Hoatan of New Jersey, Barney Hoatan of Glenmora; five daughters, Mrs. Ruth Davis, Mrs. Maurene Laird and Mrs. Carrie Laird, all of Glenmora, Mrs. Clara Nichols of Fort Meyers, Fla., and Mrs. Anna Lou Dyson of Saline. Also, four sisters, Mrs. Pearl Macbeth of Collins. Miss., Mrs. •Doll Fuell of Pascagoula, Miss., Airs. Mattie Gandy of West Monroe, and Mrs. Elsie New of ;|Boys Village Directors, Wife To Speak Here Roscoe Mines, director of Boys Village, and his wife will speak to the youth of Boulevard Baptist Church at 6:15 p.m. today. Mr. and Mrs. Hines formerly worked with the Salvation Army here. Hines will discuss the religious aspect of the Salvation Army during the meeting. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Civil Rights Commission said Saturday night that "In many areas of the South there is full compliance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965," but that there Is a need for more federal registrars. The commission, in a report to Congress and the President on implementation of the new law, said federal registrars should be named in all counties covered under the act where state procedures are inadequate to register all Negroes who apply, or where literacy tests still are being used. In a briefing on the report, staff director William Taylor estimated that registrars may be required in as many as 32 more counties. Tiie attorney general already has sent registrars into 32 counties, Taylor estimated that some 200,000 additional Negroes have been registered in the South since the act took effect, about a quarter of them by federal registrars. ] "In most areas, tests and dei vices which have been used in I the past to deny Negroes the j right to vote, have been effectively suspended," the report j said. "Several problems re! main, however, including the continued use of literacy tests in some counties and delays in areas with limited numbers of registration days." Although progress has been made, the commission said, there has been a drop in registrations in some areas after the first surge, and registration is only a preliminary step. The final test, the report said, Is whether Negroes vole in elec- tions next year in large numbers, and It added, "resistance to Negro voting can be anticipated." Intimidation is a factor In slowing registration in some areas, it said. The commission made four recommendations: —Appointment of federal registrars in all counties covered by the act where literacy tests still are being used or no adequate effort Is being made to register Negroes who apply. —An Information program by the Civil Service Commission, which supervises the registrars, to notify all unregistered persons of the qualifications required to register and when anti where they may register. —Creation of a federal program to encourage registration by informing people of registration requirements and educating them to a better understand- ing of the rights and duties of citizenship. — Effective preparation by federal officials for invoking all possible enforcement procedures during elections, Including appointment of poll watchers. Dr, Monragne Attends State Optometric Meet BATON ROUGE - Dr. Montagne, president of the Southwest Louisiana Optometric Society, is currently attending the 50th annual convention of the Louisiana State Association of Optometrists. The Lake Charles optometrist represents the southwest zone on the state association's board of directors. The main theme of the three- day convention is "Learning difficulties and Visual Rehabilitation of School Children." Cafhi Fontenot Gets little Miss' Title Cathi Fontenot, six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis L. Fonlenot of Lake Charles, was named "Our Little Miss Calcasieu Parish" at Lake Charles High School auditorium Saturday night. Barbara Tyler, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Tyler of Lake Charles was named the "La Petite" winner. Runnersup In the Little Miss pagaeant were: First - Mollie PeUifield, 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. PeUifield, Moss Bluff. Second — SheiiaPrisock, 8, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pitre, Moss Bluff. The two winners will represent the parish In the Our Little Miss Louisiana pageant in Beton Rouge. The director of the pageant was Mrs. Glenda Reeves Menard. Master of ceremonies was Ray Kruger. Swedes Ask Mercy For Negro STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Stockholm Expressen, Scandinavia's biggest newspaper, opened a campaign to collect signatures on an appeal for a pardon for a Louisiana Negro ncaring his 13lh year in a death row cell. The prisoner is Edgar Labal, convicted of raping a white woman. His case has aroused wide interest in Scandinavia since Louisiana stale prison authorities slopped a correspondence between him and Mrs. Johansson, a Swedish housewife whose sympathy was aroused by a news story about Labat she read several years ago. The Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet has collected some 3,000 signatures on a similar mercy appeal to President son and Gov. John J. McK of Louisiana. Sparkling Wine 'People's Drink' BONN, Germany (AP) German sparkling wine Isn't a luxury any more, the industry contends, but a people's drink. The argument is being pressed by Chairman Diether Hummel of the Union of German Champagne Cellars in opposition to a West German government plan lo increase the tax from 25 to 37',2 cents per bottle. PINTS — QUARTS — GALLONS — ALSO IN THE SHELL BY THE DOZEN OR THE SACK — FAT AND SALTY — Over 110 Seafood Items la chaos* from) SEAPORT 417 PREWITT SEAFOODS HE 6-7467 t» . Always a Hit! ••w-^wii UYAWAY NOW FOR CHWSTW COMPLETE WITH FELT CARRYING CASE AND PICK ot smart. ,,$nop Greinwich Shopping City 701 Ryan St. Downtown MONDAY, DEC. 6 LADIES' HANDMADE ITALIAN MOHAIR SWEATERS W eve quite Gifts few notions about for MEN CORDLESS HAND VACUUM CLEANER 6.00 Cleaner draws up dust, picks up crumbs, brushes away lint for 'hurry' home cleaning, easy car cleaning. Brittle brush plus tapered nozzle for cervices. Store in 10x7" case. Made in U.S.A. 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