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st&ftetii taut Uitfil Wire icrviea al Associated Press §>.§. BO* mi *tt* etu *n. Lake Charles American Press PAKtlY Partly cUady and through Thursday with scatter*! ttafldersnowers. Winds ttriabfe. S-15 ffl.p.h. Low tonight, ft. Higft tomorrow, 90. HOME EDITION $ CENTS LAKE CMAftLfcS, LA., WEDNESDAY, AtJStfSf & 1964 SO PAGES NtJMSES 25,068 CANAL TO Davis Labels Solon's Speech Yairy Tale' (Sec Page 4 for Text of Speech)'on his administration and state! "To my knowledge, the Census ! finances July 31. Bureau has issued no such report. BATON ROUGE (AP) - Gov. Jimmie H. Davis said today a televised answer to his recent report to the people was "little more Davis said the television presentation was "little more than a fairy tale based upon circumstan- than a fairy tale" containing de- ccs and situations that simply do not exist. Some of the information is out. Further, the Census Bureau classifies as state employes those people working in the offices of sheriffs, district attorneys, clerks of court, coroners and other parochial offices. "The statement also was made liberate inaccuracies. Davis issued a statement on a of dai;?"he's a id.''' :; mnst"of"it'is - ..-„ ...— speech by Rep Joe Cooper De- mis | cariinR , hc ha , ance of it was that during the first year of this " n , * ' Tu( ;sday ^ntght in invenle d.- administration the increase The statement was made that amon S which Cooper railed lh«- Davis admimslratmn "an endorspmcnl » « service workers was '" recent h» c of the had and a deterrent of the ""classified employment rnsr by *™ Enr)c ] •• 30 per cent in one yoar nf Ihis l y ' ims 1S administration and 'the source " The average increase In civil Connor spoke lor ifi lawmakers c | a jrn e d W as the U.S. Bureau of 'service employment during the past eight years has been four per cent. The increase during the first year of (his administration was less than that — 3.8 per cent. "The increase during the second year was the lowest in history and actually, during recent months we have been operating with less employes than previously- "It would be pointless for me to comment upon the many deliberate inaccuracies in the televi- who disagreed with Davis' report ) ne Census. BY LEGISLATORS Smelser Case Is Under Study BATON ROUGE (AP) - The Joint Legislative Committee on Segregation is studying the plight of Rex Smelser. director of the Sowela Vocational Techn i c a 1 School at Lake Charles. court orders to desegregate trade b 6 schools. "We are operating the stale on . ,, „ , , , ;a sound and balanced budget." After a hastily called, closed- j Davis said, "and no amount of door meeting of the segregation argument by a small minority of committee Tuesday, some mem- (he legislature will change that bers expressed concern that Smel- j -phis was accomplished despite Smelser, the state superintend- ser ma y be " lc[ t °«t °" the limb" j u le concerted opposition of the 'in the contempt move. These | people who now make wild and ent of education and the 11 members of the State Board of Education face contempt proceedings ,, ., ,,_,,- „. for failure to carry out federal "f ar . able than state cducat '°" ° ff " OF RIVER Original Location Is Decided Upon ;By Dock Board Lake Charles' new industrial canal will be built on the east side of the Calcasieu river. The Lake Charles dock board announced today , that the site selected will be approximately the same I as that indicated when the enabling bond issue was 1 passed in 1961. The announcement, came after the board made a study of a survey by a New York engineering firm. The 1 lirm had also surveyed \ — : — • sites on the west side of the river. Opposition to the possible construction of the canal on the west side of the river had been building since it was first, learned that the survey was underway. The harbor district limits would have had to be enlarged for this, however. The dock board's announcement today said the canal would extend generally eastward from 15 Persons Die As Quake Jars Southern Italy sources did not make it clear why the school director was more vul- All Parish Schools Open August 30 The first regular school day for cials. misleading charges against all those who disagree with the leg- j islalion they did not pass." | _, .„ , Speaking ove: a statewide ra- The committee met in the office ; dio and TV network, Cooper of State Supt. Shelby M. Jackson. \ blasted the administration for de- Rep. John Garrelt of Claiborne j feating bills to set up a Code of Parish, chairman of the commit-1 Ethics for stale workers and a tee said he called the group to- { public listing of all unclassified gether, but he declined to go into state employes. de ,L ails - ._, i Cooper said the U.S. Census Garrett said the segregation i Bureau reported the number of committee had no urgent Icgisla- i unclassified state workers rose 30 „ _ . . -- . , ,.,-.„ tlve P roblcms at this time. This ; per cent between October, 1960 all Calcasieu parish schools will committee traditionally has been > and October 1961 begin at 8:30 a.m., August 30. j the state's champion ii.qainst fed-; m justifying his action in killing Pre-registralion for new pupils j cral desegregation moves. ; d le code of Ethics bill, Cooper entering Calcasieu Parish schools, j Before the meeting began. Gar- said Davis called it "the most ONLY LOCKED IN — Rita Ohlgren (left) and Maria Teresa Morley, both seven years old, were freed from a locked bathroom in a vacant apartment building near their Alexandria, Va., home Tuesday, by the FBI. The girls had locked themselves in while LOCKED SELVES IN playing in ihe unoccupied building Sunday. The FBI was called in 24 hours later when kidnaping was suspected after hundreds of searchers failed to find the girls in the area. The pair was scared and hungry, but otherwise unharmed. (AP Wirephoto). By DOMENICO GIORDANO NAPLES. Italy (AP) - New Devil's Bend. The initial develop- earth tremors spread panic in * ment of the industrial area and! f*^ Ua!y e ?, rly ***% af f cr .... .. . , a s e v e r e earthquake Tuesday canal will provide about 750 acres ; night lhat took about 15 Uves ^ with a total of 22,000 linear feet injured at least 100. of waterfront, according to the, No foreigners were reported announcement. i among the dead and injured. P. H. Chaff in, president of the 1 , The earth shocks Ieft a trail ° f board, said appraisers will begin! dama 8 e from this port city to the work within the next few weeks J A d r ' a l ' c coast - Some °f the contacting property owners and: deaths were attributed to heart preparing a report on land costs! attack s from fright. Many of the and acquisition. [injured were hurt in panicky A detailed development plan isibj&. froin SW3ying H ° meS *"* underway for subdivision of space! ° ' along with highway and rail serv-• Jacqueline Kennedy's cliffside ice, according to the board. John': vaca tion villa at Ravello is only Two Little Girls Found Safe in Empty Apartment H. Groh, port director, was authorized to go ahead with negotiations with industries reported interested in the project. Other sites considered in the New York firm's survey were in the northern and central sections of the port district. The central sector, east of the Calcasieu river 45 miles southwest of the apparent epicenter of the worst quake. Only slight tremors were felt there and Mrs. Kennedy's four- year-old daughter Caroline and the rest of the household remained calm, servants said. The American First Lady was visiting in the garden of another with the exception of Iowa, will relt Mid I!I P Rroup \vould discuss sinister piece of legislation ever I By FRANCES LEWLVE j buildings, found the youngsters [ of the untenanted second-floor he held in the schools on Thurs-; u ) e Orleans Parish School Board's j introduced." Cooper said every! AI trvt/vmni* „ ,*n. , ; late Tuesday. | apartment. im utiu in me ntuouio «ii j..«iu i - | .mi uuu\.cu. \_-uuuei »niu evei'V i AI irv \\mni* \r- /xni * day and Friday, August 23 and • P^n for long-rango desegregation. ; major Louisiana newspaper and' ALLXANDRIA - Va - (AP) - A 24 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. . rhe commillec heard a report many ' J - J '•"" :1 " r " "" Iowa's pre-registration will be on the financial assistance pro-, Association of Louisiana Cham-' haggard parents of two 7-year-old held on August 28 and 29 between ; j? rar " for pupils who choose lo at-1 hers of Commerce and the slate girls missing 48 hours but found 9 and 12 a.m. i ten , d P nv , flte - non-sectarian schools < AFL-CIO, backed the bill. late Tuesday. apartment. ,,,,,. •»" <*eam «>ded happily for the Hungry, but unharmed by their piglailed Maria Teresa! to "se the and her pal, black-haired is occupied by an oil and gas | viUa across town. Only a slight field. The northern part is rela- tl ' emor was felt there, lively undeveloped, but the sur- Premier Amintore Fanfani flew vey stated its use for the pro- i here today to help officials speed posed industrial area would con- i relief. flict with residential expansion to l Thousands of frightened Italians ...... . ^e south of the city and the new | spent the night in th „ The girls said they had^one in municipal airport. shocks at 4: f 0 a . m . and ?. 15 Splint H. A. NoHonj^^^^d^icj Turning to ,he"si;ie, fiscal si, ^"ir&yW 'BS^ *™-!S ^!±! ~^ S d " " R Rita Ohlgren, came home to joy- safe in a nearby vacant apart-i ous welcomes from families and often done as they had i playing nearby. T}]e foll d Tuesday night . s entering any school in Calcasieu t^ir 01 * 1 ""I""' 1 " u '; u u " ocs '™°<e i mention the ten million dollar sur- parish for the first time, regardless of the grade, must present his birth certificate. Students entering the grade must have, in addition to birth certificates, evidence of having had the inoculations required by law. All first grade students must be six years old on or before December 31, 1962. grants may he made. A number | plus left in the state general fund trapped by a faulty lock. Two FBI agents. ouen aone wmie playing nearbv. , , —e-~-y^ --r~- ~-°°-~- • , , • This time, the defective locki ed f ° ur P osslbl " 1 " catlon f for , lhec q 3ke ^ 7 ' 3 ° P ' m ' trapped them in the small "win- f, anal : Two * e ^ e localed . uwes l°f! This Neapolitan city kept its " "" ' """ public parks open for refugees. dowless room. one f _. i (" **« j\**v tit tiJij ottait; fadHri cfj JUlllJ •* " * J * •*-'•*• i-*^j*<*-»f djju(*4.*jf^ \ru\* _ t^tt*tt\Ai*j at i\,i uuuu cin\4 iiau <JIS^IH, ol applicants for the $2-a-clay stale J by the previous administral ion! more routine check of nearby j two nights locked in a bathroom TRY AIR TAXI Convenient/ last, Drlvole! Go when vou like and come home when vou're ready. No schedules to nice!— No waitlna or delav Call: GR 7-1595 McFILLEN AIR PARK Hwv. 14 Soirth . , . J «•• — i'* «, i • vf M a U141U111IOU dl IU11 aid came from parents who have; and the 73 million dollar deficit clitldrcn m expensive private; he created." first schools. ! cooper attacked passage of $200 million in bond issues, which he said would cost about $12 million in principal and interest payments each year. "This means that there will be 12 million dollars a year less in revenue available lo finance the state's recurring operations," he added. "In the midst A. A. U. W. Cooperative Kindergarten now acceplina enrollment for the loll term. Music, Art, Field Trips, Sclencs and Nature. Call GR 7-4477 Mrs. Charles E. Smith, Jr. SEASON FOOTBALL TICKETS MARION HIGH SCHOOL On Sale at Office 2802 Pineview A. P. 1. SHRIMP BOIL Cities Service Pecan Grove THURSDAY, AUG. 23RD Bcolnnlna at 5:00 P.M. Adm. by 1962-1963 Membership Corel Membership Cards Will Be Available. WHY PAY MORE?? WE'RE LOADED ON MEN'S WEAR 2,000 PAIRS MEN'S SHOES Florshelm • Nunn-Bush - Walk-Over Freeman • Crosby-Sauare • Jarman Sale Price $9.95 to $12.95 ?,000 Pairs Men Hlqh Grade Slacks Dacron & Wool—100% Wool and Wool Blends. SALE PRICE l-i 1,500 MEN'S SHIRTS Arrow • McGreaor • Jayson - Van Heusen • Long Sleeye - Short Sleevt and Ores;. Sale Price 3 for $7.00 L. C. Finest Selection of Men's Hlah Grade Name Brand Sulls. Over 600 lo Choose From—Sale Price 127.50 lo S42.5U. 150 Dozen Rea. 11.00 Ban Lon Sox- Sales Price 6Vc—3 for 12.00. MANY OTHER ITEMS FOR MEN ^3 PRICE MEN'S DISCOUNT SHOP (Adi. Assunto's Hotel Courts) 1401 e. Broad—Ooen Daily 8 la ( Hearing Set On Pollution Of Streams Reservists To Be Welcomed Home Plans for a "Welcome Home" i duty last Fall during the Berlin ceremony for Southwest Louisiana ! Crisis are the 935th Quartermas- They had been missing since' At f»' s t. they bagged and yelled. afternoon and had spent I whe " "° one heard and lhe hours ticked by, they settled down to wait. They tried to open the lock with the hook end of a two-inch spring Maria Teresa had with her. i m till* min^ nt tnic fJ o * 1 ! ******* ** lwl v uwwuntw^i, &^wu4LJiuiiu ; \_/* 10*0 ai*, iuc tjuuui v^uai LVI iiiaa* BATON ROUGE (AP> - The'crisis" Cooper continued - th j U. S. Army Reservists who have ter Detachment which went to the ouisiana Stream Control Com-! governor had the audacity' to be-1 finlshed a one -yea 1 ' tour of aclive i Atlanta, Ga., General Depot lission has set a hcarinc hereioin rnnsii-noiir.,, n f = Billion ^i. dut y wcre announced today. land the 372nd Finance Disbursing Louisiana Stream Control Com- j governor had the mission has set a hearing Aug 29 on complaints that some j far rnansionr"which"incTtides two menhaden processing plants are' bomb shelters and 18 polluting state waters. rooms." Four south Louisiana processing _ plants have been asked to send A L i. \/ i representatives lo report on what ADSeHtGG VOlC has been done lo clear up pollu-' k.1 T* M. t lion problems. INOW 1 DtdlS Kenneth 1i. Biglane. executive '• the river and two on the east side. The board said the most desirable location from a cost and engineering standpoint was west of the river, outside of the confines of the district. "In view of the representation They spent some time drawing | to the people that the dock board with crayons. i made in 1961, one of the sites on Finally, they huddled together j |, he east side was selected to be to sleep 'in the lavender bathtub.! developed under this bond issue , IT . ,j „ ,. . _ the announcement stated. It was cold, Maria Teresa Police estimated a third of the 1,500,000 residents spent the night in the open. Several bridges were wrecked, telephone lines knocked down, water and power systems in many communities cut off. Police patrolled glass-littered streets of stricken towns against looters. said, and they became hungry. The girls were dressed in shorts and sleeveless blouses and they shivered in the air conditioning which was operating in the empty apartment. They had nothing to since The event will begin at 2 p.m.! Section and the 451st Quarter- T" , , balh Sunday at the Carl Shelter Army! master company, both of which l ^ re was P' e " l y ol watei. Reserve Training Center, 2300 went to Fort Polk. A total of 120 , Their , sudden disappearance Tenth street i Reservists were members of the I from the g arden apartment de- three units. ! velopment area touched off a frantic search by some 600 volun Geologic disasters—earthquakes and volcanic eruptions—are not "The future development of the new ' m this area around Vesuvius. important petroleum and chemi- i the volcano that buried the city of cal industry on the west side of: P°mpei 1,900 years ago. the river might make it necessary | The worst shocks struck in an that a deep water channel be al-, area between two cities that have so developed there, in which event {felt disastrous quakes in the 20th The Reservists, their families,; local, state and national officials: Among those expected lo and military leaders are expect-i tend are Sen. Russell B. Long, I . ' _j , _n .1 »-» r _ i L_ ... ; i l J PntA I 1 A f rUrt»vtii.<,i»i Ol «i«. r> «.•»!*"'*•*'._, , . Marine helicopters and police people of this area dogs joined in the widespread i Work is now underway on wid ed to attend. Refreshments will! The number of absentee ballots be served. that project could be developed • century—Avezzano where 30.000 at that time," the announcement! persons were killed in 1915, and continued. Messina where 75,000 perished in Chaffin said he believes the 1908 new industrial canal will attract, new industries lo Lake Charles i Marines! and provide a new source of jobs ' and continued prosperity for the secretary of tho commission, said cast for the September 1 Demo- A V Murphv is chairman of Bl>ow «. Slate Sen - A - c - Clemons, Tuesday citizens complained, and [ cratic primary runoff has in- Uie nroeram which is beine snon- : Public Service Commissioner Ern' Clements, Mayor Roberts, L. e o r g e president of t h e commission investigators have; creased to 88 with three days re-! sorcd by ,jie military affairs rom-i «? 1 C been looking into the situation for ; maming for absentee voting. millee of lhe Association of Com- M - G aboul throe weeks. SULPHUR LOUISE ELLKNDKH SCHOOL OF DANCE NOW REGISTERING (3 years and up) JA 7- 6828 — ,)A 7-9451 PERMANENT HAIR REMOVAL from upper |io, chin, side lace and hair line. Brows shaped permanently In a becoming style. Mrs. Dee R. Goellner Realslcred Electroloaisl 16 years experience RANSONET ELECTROLYSIS CENTER 900 Puio Slrcet HE 3-1958 CURRENT RATE NEW CAR FINANCING GULF NATIONAL BANK AT LAKE CHARLES voting Ralloling began August 13 and | me rce. will continue until noon Saturday. Absentee votes are being cast in YELLOW FRONT BARGAIN STORE East Broad We Are Contlnulnq Our Big Salt Shorts and Pedal Pushers 25c Blouses and Sweaters 25t All Skirts 50c Men's and Boys' Pants 1.00 All Men's Shirts SOc Certificates of apprec i a t i o n by Governor Jimmie H. ,layor Alfred E. Rob- awarded to each reservist. In addition, one reservist will be chosen lo receive an expense-paid weekend at the Cha A the Calcasieu parish police jury; " E. New Blast By Soviets hunt that fanned out into metro-; en j ng and deepening the presents |C QpteCtfid politan Washington. i ship channel to the Gulf of Mexi- \ To the frantic mothers, put to j C o. A turning basin in Lake bed with sedatives, and the hag- Charles is included in the project. Wright, commander of VFW Post 2436. rine major, had been called back Military officers expected to at-1 on emergency leave as he was teau Charles Motel and Reslau- tend are Major Gen. William C. i en route to a new military assign- rant. . Bullock, commander of the 19th ! ment in Japan. gard fathers, who had searched in fear, their return was incredi- ........ . .,, ble relief project is being financed with a "God gave us another chance," j^ million bond issue passed in said Rita's mother, Mrs. Arthur! 1961 alo "S vvith * edcral aid S. Ohlgren. Her husband, a Ma- NEW SHIPMENT Fall and Winter Merchandise CASH OUTLET STORE, INC. 826 Third Avenue Lodies' and Children's Shoes — Twcedies, Lite Strides, Naturallzers, Buster Browns, Edwards, Flexles, Girls' Curlsv and Carrcratt Coats. Also Name Brand Dresses Ladles' Coals, Suits, Dresses, Sweaters and Skirts. Men's qnd Boys' Suits, Soorl Cools, Jackets. Sweaters, Long Sleeve Sport Shirts and Knit Shirts, Shoes tmd Work Shoe 1 ! Store Full ol Name Brand Merchandise to Choose From. Merchandise Arriving Dally! Save Up To 60% —Open Daily— The three Southwest Louisiana I Army Corps, Fort Chaffee, Ark.; Reserve units called to active' Co1 - H - M - Markley, commander of the Louisiana Sector of t h e 19th Corps; Lt. Col. Richard C. Pease, commander of Chennault AFB; Lt. Col. Jarnes L. Bryan, McNeese State College ROTC commander; and Lt. Cmdr. Joseph C. DeFelice, U. S. Naval Reserve Training Center. ATTENTION MOTORISTS INCLUDING SERVICE PERSONNEL! If You Hove Trouble Acquiring Auto Insurance Call HE 6-8952 - HE 6-5319 WEST CALPAS1EU AGENCY "It was just like a bad dream," she said. SPECIAL! $19.95 ECONOMY AUTO PAINT JOB New selection of colors/ eluded. "red" In- BILL TORRES AUTO PAINT & BODY WORKS 1420 Brood One Hour Marl inking DRY CLEANING SALB Tues, Wed, Thurs, Aug. 21, 22, 23 Any 8 Pieces A / / Cleaned & A 66 Pressed ^T No Suedes, Loolherj, or Furs, 7 PC. Garments count at 2 o'cccs. Bells count as 1 olete or lOc extra. FOUR CONVENIENT MARTINIZING LOCATIONS Pioneer Buildlna Southaole Shoooma Center Grfinwich Shopping C'llv Wesloolnt Shopomg Center SULPHUR BARGAIN STORE 321 East Napoleon, Sulphur, La. (Across from Sulphur Motor Co.) SALE THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY 3 Big Days of Bargains — Save up to 70% Name Brand Summer and Fall Clothing 200 Men's Fall Suits and Sport Coats Back to School Clothing for Boys and Girls Large Selection of Ladles' Dresses, Sfcirts, Sweaters, Slim Jims, etc. 3000 pair of Name Brand Fall Shoes for ladles, boys and girls UPPSALA. Sweden (AP) -A iQviet nuclear test explosion overall port improvement, in the atmosphere was re g istered today by Uppsala University's Seismological Institution. Uppsala scientists put t h 9 strength of the explosion at about nine megatons—equivalent to nine million tons of TNT. That would make it the No. 3 blast in size of the five explosions set off in the current Soviet series. SALE 5 DOLLAR DRESSES (Values to 519.98) 10 DOLLAR DRESSES (Values to S25.00) Sizes 3-1S and 8-20's STYLE SHOP 3210 RYAN BEAUTY SHOP SPACE OR SMALL BUSINESS WITH RESIDENCE IN THE REAR. EXCELLENT LOCATION PRICED TO RENT IMMEDIATELY HE 3-5753 or HE 6-9357 ROLAND BAILEY 1027 Live Oak St., West lake, La. We would like to exoress our sincere gratitude to Dr. Bultroui, the nursina staff ot Memorial Hospital and friends for their kind assistance and sympathy during the Illness and death ot Alton Bream. FROM THE BREAUX FAMILY LOT NO. 3 LOT NO. 2 — LOT NO. 2 GRAND OPENING ED TAUSSIG FORD LOT NO. 2 See Our Complete Slock of New & Used Cars! Over 90 A-l Used Cars To Choose From! ED TAUSSIG FORD USED CARS 2016 Borad — Lot. No. 2 Clarence at Front — Lot No. I .HE 6*0545 .HE 6-05U

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