Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 22, 1962 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
August 22, 1962

Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 6

Publication:
Location:
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Issue Date:
Wednesday, August 22, 1962
Page:
Page 6
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 6 article text (OCR)

* WED., AUGUST 22, 1962, Lokc Charles American Press p| f" I 4% I I I I Power Exchange Scheduled By TVA Utility Companies ' • •- HIGH VOLTAGE LINE — Tht htavy lint on ihe above map shows the exlra high voltage line a group of 11 inveiior-owned electric companies in an eight-stale area proposed to build, subject to Federal Power Commission approval, to permit exchange of power with TVA to take advantage of different "peaking" conditions. Agreement involving the interchange of 1,500.000 kilowatts of electric power has been reached by a .croup of eleven electric utilities of the Southwest, and the Tennessee Valley Authority, Gulf States Utilities Company announced today. Gulf States is a member of the group which proposed the unique exchange arrangement about a year ago. It must be approved by the Federal Power Commission to become effective in 1965 as planned. Gulf States' share of the exchange would be 215,000 kilowatts. The companies involved, in addition to the Gulf States Utilities Company, arc Mississippi Power and Light, Arkansas Power and Light, Empire District Electric, Kansas Gas and Electric, Southwestern Electric Power, Louisiana Power and Light, Central Louisiana Electric. New Orleans Public Service. Oklahoma Gas and Electric, and Public Service Company of Oklahoma. The exchange will bring about the construction by the companies of a giant 1,000 mile, extra-high voltage electric transmission network costing an estimated $100 million, linking the electric sys- tems in Louisiana, Texa*. Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Kansas and Missouri. The companies involved have been interconnected with high voltage lines for many years, but the proposed additional lines will be of the highest capacity ever i constructed in the Southwest. i TVA and the investor-o w n e d power group face their heaviest demands for electricity at different seasons of the year. By shar- Israeli Patrols Return Fire in Border Incident TEL AVIV, Israel (AP)—Syrian positions near Tel Katzir. over- j looking the southern tip of the Sea ! of Galilee, opened intermittent au- jtomatic fire at an Israeli tractor ' during the day an Israel army : spokesman announced Tuesday night. He said Israeli patrols returned the fire. No casualties were reported. Israel lodged a complaint with I the Israeli-Syrian Armistice Com' mission. ing their seasonal surplus generating capacity, both will get big blocks of power when they need it 1 most. j Because of electric heating, TVA faces its annual peak load ] in the winter, at a time when the ; companies have generating capacity to spare. Their winter surplus , power will be used to help meet 1 TVA's peak load. , In summer when the compa- jnies' loads are highest—due pri- j marily to air conditioning — they | will get power in turn from TVA's 1 summer surplus. | Gulf States is joining with the investor-owned group in conducting engineering studies which will j result in the construction of trans- i mission lines of 345,000 volts or ! higher. The extra-high voltage lines will extend southward from West Point. Mississippi, through ; Jackson, Mississippi and Baton Rouge to New Orleans, with an; other line to Scott, near Lafayette. Other extra high voltage lines will extend westward from Memphis through Little Rock and ; Fort Smith. Ark., to Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla. Gulf Stales will invest approximately $IB million for the trans- , mission facilities in the company's service area. PARTY FETSS CAST REMOVAL ATLANTIC. Iowa (AP> Mrs. Wayne Camblin of Atlantic, who had been in a neck-to- hips cast for some weeks because of a broken back, wanted to make sure her doctor would remember the date he promised the cast would be removed. So she sent him a formal invitation to a "coming out' 1 party on the promised date. He accepted. Highway Across Canada Comp/efed Hardy Professor Hikes 300 Miles Alone in Arctic ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Hardy Alaskans are acclaiming the feat of a Swedish professor who hiked 300 miles alone above the Arctic Circle in a successful challenge of the wilderness. The hiker, Dr. Rune Lindgren, 42, rested at the community of Arctic Village, 126 miles north of Ft. Yukon, after walking from his demarcation point on the Arctic Ocean. Lindgren, visiting professor from Sweden at Johns Hopkins j University, started the trip July i 19 and made it through the rugged country in four weeks. Word of his safe arrival at Arctic Village .was relayed Monday from Ft. Yukon. OTTAWA. Out. lAP'-The nr\v- ly complotrd Trans-Canada High-) way, stretching 5,mm miles from] Newfoundland 1" HIP Pacific; Ocean, will he opened officially byj Prime Minister John Pirfenbaker' Sept. 3 ! The ceremony at Honors Pass, high in the (Jlann- National Park j section of British Columbia, will: mark the fulfillment of a national dream held since the country was first spanned by the (Viiiarlian Pacific Railway in UW5. For decades, Canadians who wanted to motor coast to const (raveled p.irt of the way through the United States. The final sector of the billion- dollar road has lieon marked as completed, but improvement of certain parts continues. The goal was to link ail 10 provinces for the fir.-l time by a paved highway built to high standards and open all year. Previously some sections were gravel and some, especially in the Rock- ies, were closed during the winter months. i ! The most difficult part of the I construction pr<>j</< I u,i,s the 27 miles through Riip< i - Pa-s. This •cuts 100 inili-s otf tih' previous • roulc around the Kin Bend of (lie 'Columbia River, ending what was known as the world's longest detour. Some parts of the Rogers Pas* construction cost $2 million A mile, partly because of the elaborate avalanche control devices necessary to keep the road open in winter. In Glacier National Park, the average snowfall is more than 28 feet a year. Steel shelters cover some parts of the road. Howitzer emplacements stand ready to avert big slides by triggering small, controlled avalanches. Why "Good-Time Charlie" Suffers Uneasy Bladder Unwise eating or drinking may be * some* of mild, but annoying bladder irrl* tat ions-making you feel restless, tense, • nil uncomfortable. And If resUeu nights, with nagging backache, headache or nun- cmarachesand pains due to over-exert ion, Ktraln or emotional upset, are adding to ynur misery-don't wait-try Doan'f Pills. liimn'» Pills act 3 ways for speedy re- lie.'. 1—They have a soothing effect on Madder irritations. 2-A fast pain-relieving action on nagging backache, head- Hi-lie*, muscular aches and pains. S-A wnndiTfiilly mild diuretic action thru tlia kiilncys, tending to increase the output of I In- l.'i miles <if kidney tubes. So, get the faiiie h«|ipy relief millions have enjoyrit fur ovrr 60 years. For convenience, bu» the laige size. (.Jet Kuan's Tills todayl Results of ASC Voting Listed In Jeff Davis JENNINGS (SpU - Community committee members have been named in the Agriculture Stabilization Committee voting in Jeff Davis parish. August 14 was the final date for voting and the county committee tabulated votes August 17. Ward chairmen will meet August 24 to elect the county committee for the coming year. Persons receiving the most votes in each ward were named chairman, vice chairman, regular member, first alternate and second alternate, respectively. Results in each ward were: Ward 1: Fay Byler, Arthur Condor, Bernard Hartwell, Wilbur Williams, Harold Fox. Ward 2: C. M. Davis, C. D. Myers, Eugene Britt, Sidney Hol- !ier. Henry Daigle. Ward 3: John Compton, Charles L. Curet, Robert Compton, Glenn Litteral, Walter Heinen. Ward 4: Roy Anderson, Lin Dobcrty, John Tupper, Herman Marcanle). John Treme. Wards 5 and 9: E. W. Hayes, Raymond Bebee, Isaac Langley, Clinton Leger, Courtland Fisher. Ward f>: Floyd N. Compton, Tom Thomas, Roland McCown, R. A. Berry. Lawrence Kratzer. Ward"?: Drew Ellender, Wa- lfu:e Watkins. Eugene Todd, Ver. nkf Mffrccaux, Elmer Guillory. Ward 8: Webster Ardoin, J .E. Rwirgcois. J. C. Dugas, L- H. DeWolf. James Mallet. $5 NEW HIGH FOR COFFEE NEW YORK (WNS) - What may be the world's most expensive cup of coffee is served at the Right Bank, a Madison Avenue cellar cafe. It costs $5 and contains a number of spices and a dash of liquor. Patrons may keep the ceramic cup in which it is served; the management washes the cup free. Union Claims I Violent Acts By Company NORCO, La. (AP)— A spokes- nan for union workers who struck , the Shell Oil Co. plant here Aims |the company is inciting vMence ( ' at the refinery. \ • Company officials declined com; ment on the union charges. i I Richard Simon Jr., a spokesman | for the Independent Oil and Chemical Workers local, charged Tues- I day that Shell was causing vehicles to run through picket lines "in reckless disregard of the lives of the workers." I Simon listed three instances in j which he said vehicles swerved ! into picket lines without warning ' ' and entered the plant. The plant i is no both sides of U.S. 61 here. ' Some 950 employes are involved in the strike. Mystery Sea Serpent Just A Sturgeon Simon said the union would ; continue its policy of peaceful, i picketing. The company has said I j it has no plans to re-open nego-1 i Nations. The company spokesman [ said the union had rejected an offer of a 4 per cent wage increase. NEW YORK 'API-Officials at The union claims the company the Aquarium say there is noth- has been laying off skilled trades- ing fishy about that strange crea- men and that job security is a lure washed up on the shore near : key issue. Freeport, on Long Island — or, i rather, there is everything fishy • ' —— about it. It's just a plain sea; tturgeon. | The creature's partly decom- po.H:d, furry, seven-foot carcass! was found on the Atlantic beach • over the weekend. The Aquarium i at Coney Island was at fir&t puz- i zled by the strange anatomy, But Acjuarium director Christo- - - -"•• i —— j -">•—.» pher Coates said Monday thal! trate( * the ' r searc h for 3-year-old "from what remains of jl, we've j Stephen Papol on the swamps and : determined that it was a sea stur-j "Wshlands of the 1,600 acre geon." ;Hecksher Stale Park. r"!' W ^HH y? **? t) " e '" i Grolwl a** air lca ™ have Coates added, 'but they're com- been ^3^^^ for the b w , w m coS£ed a rara''^^ "^ l ° i di . sa PP e ^cd Sunday on an iuting Police Hunt Child Lost in Swampy Long Island Park 1SLJP, N.Y. <AP)-Long Island police today concen- Foreign Legion's Deserters Sought with hie parents and eight erg and sisters, residents of the {/ong Island community of Brentwood. L T»/-^/-I^, ,• • /.^^ _ i '"'" •" ••—•-• «•• VH^HI. South AJACCJO, Corwca /AP; •* Po,|Bay and is criss-crossed with li'f reinforcements frqrn Paris brooks and swamplands, sic helping organize searcheb in C»i >ca for many ot the 63 For- ( <'-''.'it Legionnaires who have de-' H'.'R-d in the last mnolli. ; ine conjpanj oi 70 national po- !il •; was brought from Frajic^ to j '*•.'' UT the local gendarmerie j «; &iriit a Aav eof shootings ROACHES RATS KILLED QUICKLY >i;i>trie5, blamed on Foreign Le- riesei'ters since the corps J its headquarters from Al- orthemifi injr for k T\ *i_' N ~ \ v c Despite enormous, eTB n facilities, gas jpi .rent you glad there's no shortage of GAS to heat your home? Now's the time to check your heating equipment for Winter. Call your heating dealer or the Gas Company today! UNITED United Gas delivers dependable supplies of natural gas to nearly 700 cities and towns in the Gulf South s A

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page