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WtO., AUGUST 22, 1962, lake Charles American Press OBITUARIES : werfi to he hew'at 11 a.m. ^ay - Mrs\ frnsclaif. «ni «ne in the south chapel • of-dJixson fit- Mrs. A. D,. Alexander gf Port Ar- ,neral home. R*ev: E. pf Phillips, thur. Tex.'» "• 3 * ' J ' "* (assistant pastor of the First Pres-....... .*.»»». • ihytprtan church, was to officiate. | MISS TERESA STEWART n be in the MRS. ELLEN COX SWEETLAKE <SpU - Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen Ora Hebert fox. 34. will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the North chapel of Hixson funeral home in Lake diaries. jBurial will be in the Hayes cemetery. Mr* Co\ died at 5:20 p.m. Toesdav at her home in Sweet- lake. A native of Hayes, she had lived in Sweetlake for I he past 44 years. She had made her home with the R. 0. Hackett family for five years and resided with the A B. Goodman family for the last nine years She had been a member of the Sweetlake Methorli?t church for 70 years and was active until abnut t\vo years agn when s h«? wa« injured in a fall. She had been blind for the past 14 years. She was married to the late Thoma? CON in Lake Charles on March 6. 1889. Survivor? are three sons. B. C and C. C. Cox. both of Sweetlake. and T. ,1. Cox of Van. Texas; four daughters. Mrs. E. E. Hoffpauir of Tyler. Texas. Mrs. R 0. Hackett and Mrs. A. B. Goodman, both nf Sweetlake. and Mrs. W. R. Cook of Houston, Texas. Three brothers. W. S. Hehert of Lake Charles. Isaac Hebcrt ol Grand Lake and Eraste Hebert of Sweetlake: four sisters. Mrs. Carlton B. Jones of Mineola. Texas. Mrs, Rene Stine of Lake Charles, Mrs. Hettie Willrick of Houston and Mrs. Inez McEwen of Alvin. Texas: Ifi grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Hixson funeral home in DeRid- '6Vr. Mrs. Halford died at 7:05 p.m. i Tuesday at the Beauregard Me; modal Baptist hospital. She had been living with her daughter. Mrs Claudie Whittington, in De- Riddcr. Survi'-ors include three sons. Jesse. Bill and Frank Halford. all of Meadville. Miss..- four daughters. Mrs. Corine Cummings of Meadville. Mrs. Hattie Mitchell of Rocksie. Miss.. Mrs Dolie Donavan of New Orleans and Mrs. Claudie Whittinpton of DeRidder; 22 grandchildren and 21 great- grandchildren. Mr. Merchant died at his home esfl Mary stewart - ?4, uill be California School Closed Due to Race Problems SAN FRANCESCO (AP) - The at 1015 Live' Oak 'street'at 'li':20 held at 9:50 a.m. Thursday at her new Central Junior High School] a.m. Tuesday. home on 425 East street A Re- wi " not - open here this fal1 be Mr Merchant was a native of quiem High Mass will be held at (arthagc. Miss., and had lived in ,' „ * » _ t «-»!- _. 1 _ . r --. • • . . O . O'l n.lT Lake Charles for 33 years. ._„ __ a member of Trinity Baptist church. . of of a race controversy. The Board of Education made Conception. Burial will he in the Catholic decision Tuesday night in a unanimous vote after weeks of! bitter dispute over how the i MRS. CORA HALFORD DERIDDER <SpI.) — Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Black Halford. 86. of DeRidder will be hed Thursday afternoon at the Providence Baptist church at Meadville. Miss. Rev. B. T. Bishop and Rev. Allen Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Franklin Service funeral home of Meadville will he in charge. The body is now at the THOLAN LANDRY LAKE ARTHUR <Spl.' - Tho- Ian Landry. 71. retired farmer, died at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jennings American Legion hospital. The body will remain at a son's home. Eli Landry. in Lake Arthur until final rites sometime Thursday. Services will he in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic church with Rev. F. H. Gouax officiating. Burial will he in the Andrus Cove cemetery under the direction of the Miguez funeral home of Lake Arthur. Mr. Landry was horn in Lake Arthur and lived there his entire life. Survivors include his wife. Mrs. Edolia Conner Landry of Lake Arthur; six sons, Isaac Landry of Andrus Cove. Ira and Eli Landry. both of Lake Arthur. Omar and Adlar Landry, both of Corpus Christ i. Tex., and Eugene Landry of Houston. Tex.: three daughters. Mrs. Archille LeJeune of Andrus Cove. Mrs. Dclton B;irry of Corpus Christi. and Mrs. Forrester Hanks of Lake Charles: one brother, Charles Landry of Andrus Cove: one sister, Mrs. Oda Conner of Lake Arthur; 36 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. | 0. S. MERCHANT Funeral services for 0. S. Merchant, 84, retired employe nf the U. S. Conservation department, I — - "- —- •—• wAiiivfUM h/lltv,! lllOk/lllC, W V Cl 1IVJW UJ( jcemctery in Welsh under the di-! school's population should be di-j MRS. RICHARD jrection of the Burke-Hammer fu- lvidefl am °ng Negro and white; JENNINGS (Spl.i - Funeral'neral home of Lake Charles. , * (ucients - i services for Mrs. Leontine Daigle There will be a Rosary said to-j Ccntral nad bce n scheduled to Richard. 74. lifelong resident of nieht at 7^0 at Mi« <:»o«- a r»' e ' open Scpt> b with a w P er cent Evangelinr. will be hold todav at i J' 8 " at ? 3 ° at M ' SS Stevvarl s 'Negro population-a figure seme 4:30 p.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic critics termed "de facto segrega- church at Tee Mamou. near Evan-, Miss Stewart died at 11:30 a.m.; tion." peline. Rev. Harry Van Tie! will Tuesday at St. Patrick's hospital j Negro groups, including the Na-1 officiate at the Requiem Mass. following a long illness. ! tj ona ] Association for the Ad- Burial will be in the Tee Mamou' Miss Stewart was a native of j vancement of Colored People, cemetery. j Court and Kan., and had lived maintain the school's racial The body will remain at the ' m Lake Charles for 42 years. She ! makeup should consist of more ' Segura funeral home in Jennings was a retlrcd employe of Terrell whites and fewer Negroes until time of services. ' i Woos 'ey insurance agency in Lake i . Mrs. Richard died Tuesday at > cha , rles - , ; n . , • t i i f 4 p.m. in her home following a She hcld membership in 'he KOtdllOn Ol U 5 lengthy illness. I Church of the Immaculate Con-:_,. ., . Survivors include her husband • ce P tion - tn e Catholic Daughters ThailOnd Elroy Richard of Sulphur: o n e i and lhc Woodm en Circle, son. Norris Richard of Evanee- She is surv i v( =(i by one sister, line: two brothers, Dulva Daigle • ' Nellie Touch y of L ake of Jennings and Leonard Daiele < Cnarlcs - and six nieces a " d neph- of Evan.eeline; tw-o sisters, Mrs., ews< Ezio Hebert of Evangeline and Mrs. Eudia Daigle of Jennings; if* • . c six grandchildren and four great- ! v-OmiTlUniStS iTQQ grandchildren. BANGKOK. Thailand (AP) The rotation of U.S. infantry men stationed in Thailand is tinder way, a U.S. spokesman said today. He said an advance party of 150 officers and men of the 1st Battle Group, 35th Infantry, had arrived - - VIENTIANE. Laos (AP) — at the camp of the Hawaii-bound Mrs. Louie T. Smith, 73, wife of Right-wing Gen. Phoumi Nosovan 11st Battle Group, 27th Infantry, the late C. C. Smith, once con- j released today six shabbily j about 115 miles northeast of Bang— 1J! ~ '-- kok. A similar-size unit of the 27th—the Wolfhounds—has left for MRS. LOUIE SMITH Six More Soldiers Ex-Deputy Robs Bank Of $22,121 INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) - A former deputy sheriff robbed the Bank of Inverness of $22,121 at gunpoint but was arrested only 47 minutes later. The money was recovered. Clinton Warren Taylor, 48. of Winter Haven was jailed on a bank robbery charge. Taylor had served as chief deputy sheriff in adjoining Sumter County. During the holdup Tuesday, the bank's drive-in window teller told customers outside that the bank was being robbed. When the gunman drove away, they gave police the car's license number. He was seized by a state trooper in the nearby town of Coleman. Lyman Assumes Command of USN Eighth District NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Rear Adm. Charles H. Lyman III, a World War II destroyer skipper, has assumed command of his second naval district. Adm. Lyman became commandant of the 8th Naval District Tuesday, relieving Capt. Henry (?. Spicer who had been acting commandant since the retirement of Rear A<fm. Frederic* 8. Wardep hi June. Adm. Lyman previously wai commandant of the ftfi Naval District at Philadelphia. His fftost re» cent command assignment tvas a* commander of the Atlantic Fleet Destroyer Force. nected with the Federal L a n d j dressed Viet Minh soldiers from Bank in Lake Charles, died this I communist North Viet Nam cap morning in Orange. lured during the Laotian civil war. The body will be moved to Lake ' Phoumi released the prisoners Charles from Orange Thursday j in accordance with the Geneva where it will remain in the south j accord on Laos which specified chapel nf the Hixson funeral homej that all foreigners captured during from 12 noon until 5 p.m. Thurs-: the war would be freed by today, flay. i But informed sources said the Graveside services will be held j rightist leader also wanted to at 5 p.m. Thursday in Graceland prove that Viet Minh troops had ! cemetery. . been fighting alongside the pro- j Mrs. Smith mover! to Orange! communist Palhet Lao forces, several years ago and was living I with her niece, Mrs. Lois Tros-, clair. She was a member of the j First Baptist church in Orange. \ \ When a resident of Lake : Charles, Mrs. Smith was a member of the Trinity Baptist church. Survivors include her niece,; its home base in Hawaii. 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