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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Tuesday, August 21, 1962
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2 tUES., AUGUST 21, 1962, Ukc Charles American Press DEATHS 6ERNIE CUMMINGS Bernie Pius Cummings. 53, of Uke Charles died at 5.20 p.m. Monday in a local hospital The body was to he sent to Algiers today for burial in the St. Mary's cemetery there Wednesday. Hixson funeral home was in charge of local arrangement?. | A native of New Orleans, Mr. Dimming? had lived in L ak e Charles for 14 year? and was a member of St. Henry's Catholic; church. He had been associated with the Louisiana Rating and Fire Prevention bureau for 34 years. Surviving are his wife. Mrs, Garner Cummings of Lake Charles: one son. Timothy Cum- mincs of Lake Charles: his moth-: er. Mrs. Nellie Cummines of Al-l giers: and one sister. Miss Rita Cnmmings of Algiers. * * * j MRS. A. JOHNSON I BASILE <SpU — Funeral services for Mrs. Adelida Johnson. 75, of« Basile were held at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Augustine's Cath- 1 olic church here Burial was in the church cemetery in charge of Afdoin funeral home Born in B;jsile. Mrs. .Johnson lived here all of her life. She died •• la?t Saturday in a Eunice hospital fcurvivor? include four sons. A?mand Johnson of Lake Charles., Benoit and Gus Johnson of Basile,' and Ivan Johnson of New Or- j leans: three daughters. Mrs. Abel j Dtiplechain of Oberlin. Mrs. Mur-; phy Fontenot and Mrs. Clarence; Chaumont. both of Lake Charles; j 25 grandchildren and 25 great- ! grandchildren. * * * 0. S. MERCHANT 0. S. Merchant, 84. of Lake Charles died at his residence at 11:20 a.m. today. Date and time of funeral services will be announced • by Hixson's f u n e r al home. Mr. Merchant was a native of Carthage. Miss, and had lived in Lake Charles for 33 years. He was a retired U. S. Conservation department employe. He was a member of Trinity Baptist church. Survivors include three daughters. Mrs. Irvin S. Hebert of West Lake. Mrs. Allen Pofahl of San Antnnio. Tex., and Mrs. Jules \V. Miller of Lake Charles: one nephew. J. \V. Merchant of Lake Charles: and seven grandchildren. " * •MRS. BONNIE MERTZ Mrs. Bonnie Mertz, 66. of 325 Fifth street (Heel ihjs morning in a local hospital. Christian Science services will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the north chape! of Hi.xson funeral home. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery. Mrs. Mertz and her father, 0. H. Castle, gave 300 trees to Lake Charles which they had grown themselves. Some of the trees are !ho«<? pi.intrd on the courthouse : and city lawns. Mrs. Mertz. a resident of Lake Charles for 62 years, was a member of the Christian Science church. She was a native of Williamsburg. lii. Survivors are her husband. Fay H. Mertz of Lake Charles: her mother. Mrs. 0. H. Castle of Lake Charles: two brothers. Graves and Wendell Castle, both of Lake Charles. * » * DISCA SAVANT SR. KINDER <Spl.) — Disca Savant, 64, of Route 2, Kinder, died at 6:55 a.m. today in his home following a three-week illness. Funeral services will be held in the Indian Village Pentecostal church at a time to be announced later by the Ardoin funeral home at Kinder. Burial will be in the Indian Village cemetery. Mr. Savant, a retired farmer, was a member of the Indian Village Pentecostal church and a lifelong resident of the Kinder area. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Es- felle F. Savant of Kinder; six sons. Ellis and Elzie Savant, both of Kinder. Jim Savant of Wisconsin, Frank Savant of Iowa, La.. Lud Savant of Lake Charles, and Disca Savant Jr. of Michigan: two daughters. Mrs. Allie Palmer of Iowa. La., and Mrs. Joyce Packson of Kinder: two brothers. Amada and Joe Savant, both of Kinder; one sister, Mrs. Alodie Nugent of Kinder; 25 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Youth is injured „ ;o^ay jGlven ForLoning IVlFKfflClO v ,- - f. s'rip zoning and the council's ac-< tion would be consistent with the! formre policy of the zoning com mission. Vote on the zoning change passed 5-2. Councilrnen Jerfy COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo.' Wll rViriMIIUIl Harless and A. .1. (Tabby) Lyons (APi-The canopy of an F86 jet J ... . , „ „ ^F* 5 ** lhe chan ^! finM«r mmv «ff t»««i«,, i,-u » Kirkmad street, from College Kirkman street is now commer- fightcr blew off Monday while twoj lo School strceti ^ r Cz0ne d>cial from Tenth street to School i youngsters were playing on the j commercial at Monday's Lakejstreet. The council's decision in j display aircraft at the Air Force j Charles City Council meeting, j favor of the ordinance brought a Academy. ! The much-discussed issue has round of applause from specta- been under consideration by the tors at Monday's meeting. James Gillen, 14. «as sitting council for months. Previously! atop the plexiglass canopy when.that portion of Kirkman was A-l! WjdflW ( a companion accidentally fired a residential. ! Tf '«VJW i detonating device in the cockpit. Under the provisions of the ord- : inance adopted Monday, the af- The explosion hurled Gillen;fected area is Kirkman, from HOUSTON Tex <AP> - Mrs against the aircraft. He suffered | College to within 200 feet of! Jesse „ j w wjdow of ^ a skull fracture and was in criti-' Scho °' street °" the west side, . „„„.„, f m „ a ; cal condition at a ho«nital h PrP '* nd from 20 ° feet south ° f Co >-< secretary of commerce ,cai condition at a hospttal nere. ; , cgc b m ^ of Schoolj and publisher of the Houston I Robert L. Freeman, 14, escaped ; on the east side of Kirkman. The j Chronicle, died Monday. One of harm. [depth on both sides is 200 feet. T DV!5 c' m^,t « n »< u 4 «u:i««n—,„:„!,. ; | The zoning commission had rec- Maj. Gen. Robert H. Warren, j ommended the area remain un- academy superintendent, ordered der the A-I classification. Coun, . an investigation to determine why cilman R. E. (Dick) Watson said the canopy device had not been ! other portions of Kirkman had removed or disarmed. i been zoned commercial under Texas' most noted philanthropists, Mrs. Jones and her late husband founded Houston Endowment Inc., in 1938 for educational, religious and other charitable undertakings. Jones died in 1936. 12 Seek ing Beauty Title At Oakdale OAKDALE <Spl.)~Twelve Oak-! dale high school junior and senior | girls will vie for the title of "Missi Oakdale" in a beauty contest set for Thursday, September 6 at the Oakdale high school auditorium. The contest is being sponsored by the Oakdale Business and Professional Women's club and is a prelude to the Allen Parish Fair Beauty Pageant which will take place during the festivities of October 3-6. The winner of the Oakdale contest will be named Miss Oakdale; first runner-up Dutchess of Oakdale and, second runner-up, Countess of Oakdale. All three titled winners will compete in the Miss Allen Parish Fair contest, according to Mrs. Johnny Strother, president of the BPW. The contestants are Dixie Seals, Claudia Hudgins, Lynn Wilson, Susie Hrnmarlka. Linda Sullivan. Sherry Crow. Charlotte .lowers, Pat Crawford. Jane Crawford. Susie Wilson, Pat Taylor and Gracie Gilley. The beauties will be judged in formal attire fw beauty and in costumes for then- talents. Lonnie Fontenot Grand Knight Of Oberlin KC OBERLIN (Spl.) — Lonnie Fontenot is the newly-installed grand knight of Oberlin Council No. 3353 Knights of Columbus. Other officers are D. C. Reed Jr., deputy grand knight; Ernest Moore, chancellor; Benniel Fuselier. warden. Albert Karam. recording secretary; John Cronan, financial secretary, Joe Karam, treasurer; Percy Monceaux, advocate; Leon Durio, inside guard; Irvin Bass, outside guard: E. J. Hance, lecturer: and A. E. Darbonne, three year trustee. j D. C. Reed is general program i chairman. Other chairmen are Cammie Guillory. Catholic activity; Percy L. Monceaux, council activity: Joseph W. Fusilier, public relations; Eugene Fruge, youth activity- Ame! J. Carrier, fraternal activity; and John F. Cronan, membership «nd insurance activity. Eugene Fruge was named "Knight of the Month" for August for his outstanding work with youth. SIGNATURE LOANS $25 to $2000 ARRANGED B* PftOftE Arfanfre front lot* fcf tfcone. fick «p the cash at foflt eon- vcnicnce No co-signers. Sam* day service. 54-Month Plan M-M«nffi Ptflfi YOU Get Mo. Pmf. Yen <Mt Me. Pmf. J 80.00 - S S.M S115S.M - t«.W $ 413.00 - *M.09 ttMS.W - «l.«e I 7S1.M - Ml.00 tIJfJ.M - £4.M J 9MOO - H1.W Jim.M - gl.W MM7.M - jssoo $1*1.00 fin.oe Above nayiflMh inetodl ALL tfwra**. DIAL FINANCE CO. Dial 433-9426 tit RYAN it. TERESE STEWART ' Miss Terese Mary Stewart, 74. of 425 East street died at 11:30' a.m. today. Funeral services are to be announced by Burke-Hammer funeral home. Miss Stewart was a native of Courtland, Kan., and had lived in Lake Charles for 42 years. She was a retired employe of Terrell Woosley insurance agency in Lake Charles. She held membership in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the Catholic Daughters and the Woodmen Circle. She is survived by one sister,; Mrs. Nellie Touchey of Lake 1 Charles, and six nieces and nephews. ! Spain's Franco j Takes Vacation SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain <AP)Generalissimo Franco arrived on his yacht Azor Monday for a month's slay here as part of his i annual summer vacation in north- j ern Spain. ; Man, Get Wise! Pep Up Thousands are peppy »t 70! So, if you f«-l weak, low in energy, "old" at 40, 50 or 60, quit blaming it on aze. If you want to feel younctr. try Oitrei Tonic Tablets at once. Also fur debility due to rundown body's lack of iron, the "bclow-par" feetinus you may call "being old". Puts pep in both «cics. Try Osfrei— feel peppy, younger. 8-day "f?t- •etjtiainted" size co»t$ little. All druggist*. CONSIDBt THESE fACTS THEN YOU BE THE JUDGE! .. Al 67 and in excellent health, Judge Fournet, when .-c-elected, will serve until 1970. The people will then elect his succssor. .'. This full eight year Itrm it longer than the term o! any President, Senator, Congressman, Governor, or any local elected official. J. Judge Fournet has 23 years' experience on our Supreme Court and has received wide acclaim for his progressive leadership in the highest judicial office in our State. 4. In his 14 years of practice as a lawyer, Judge Fournet's opponent has not argued a tingle case before the Supreme Court. •>_ As former Speaker of the House, former lieutenant- Governor, and as a Judge, Judge Fournet is identified .vith programs and decisions which benefit school children, teachers, working men, small businessmen, vet- >rans, homeowners and all other citizens in every walk •f life. KHIKT Ho. 19 JOHN B. 11)III!\ CHIEF JUSTICE SUPREME COURT John t». Fournet Political Ad [T "We enjoy real comfort all year 'round, thanks to our electric heat pump" ... says Mrs. William E. Hall, 2512 4th Ave., Lake Charles "And our total electric bill averages just $24.81 a month" UTP7 11%. 1 i iiit . "We couldn't he more pleased with the way our electric heat pump cools and heats," Mrs, HalJ told us, "We never have any dampness or mildew, and the house stays so clean! The heat pump both cools and heats, and it switches from one to the other automatically, as the weather requires, "Whenever we've been away and return to a stuffy, too-hot or toO'Cold house, we turn on the heat pump and in only about 10 minutes our home is really comfortable again!" The Hall's 2300-*quarc-foot total electric Gold Medallion Home, For an average monthly electric bill of only $24.81* they enjoy electric cooling' and heating, electric kitchen, electric laundry, electric water heating, plenty or good lighting; — many other More than 3200 families served by Gulf States already enjoy electrical heifer*. fa^ p um p CO oling and heating. If you're planning to build, •8ii/5 vary occordfn, fo -he ibt of homes, families and habits, of ' bu * ° r remodel, remember, a flameless electric heat pump courja. 0uf whatever /our needs, electricity is still today'* best buy. Could help your family live better, For information, call your Gulf Steeps office or your heat pump dealer, GULF STATES UTILITIES COMPANY The Flomelis* Electric Heat Pump 'f btft year-round air-conditioning BARGAIN

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