Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 22, 1962 · Page 28
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 28

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Wednesday, August 22, 1962
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Use of Electricity Reaches New High k • .£1^ ^^ A Mistering ton and climbing temperatures have kept the Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast area •weltering during one of the hottest summers on record, temperatures each day have hovered around the lOO-degree mark. Gulf States Utilities company reports the rising temperatures have been closely paralleled by rising electricity use over the company's system as customers have sought relief with air conditioners, fans and other cooling devices. The company reached a generation peak load of over 1.391.000 kilowatts every weekday last, week as the mercury hit record-breaking levels. The highest peak in GSU's history was reached August 8 when the generators at the company's six power stations were pouring out 1.419.900 kilowatts, a rate that remained nearly steady for almost an hour in the mid-afternoon. The peak generating load last summer was 1,211,300 kilowatts, a level that has been exceedsd on each of the first 10 days of this month, including Sunday, August 5. Sundays are normally days of lower electricity use, but on that day GSU hit a peak of 1.235,100 kilowatts. E. L. Granau, vice president,! predicted that new records would ! he established if the temperature: continues to flirt with 100 degrees J as it has for the past several | weeks. "However," he added, "Gulf States' six power plants now have j a generating capability of 1,731,-j 000 kilowatts, more than enough j to h a n d 1 e anticipated demands; this summer. Swimming Class For Handicapped Held in Jennings JENNINGS (Spl.) — An experimental swimming class for handicapped and mentally retarded children proved to be successful in Jennings last week. The class had 17 children enrolled and a daily average attendance of 12. Seven of the instructors were scouts from Boy Scout Troop 65 and the others were life savers who were interested in the project. Five of the children are now able swimmers. Mrs. Catherine Dasch, director of the swimming program and president of the Jeff Davis Parish Crippled Children and Adults association, said the success of the project was due to the enthusiasm and unselfishness of the teenagers who acted as instructors. Volunteers helping were: Sidney Bowman, Billy Longman, DonaJd Dees, Paul Leonard, Kathleen Doherty, Pat Bobbins, Lillie Mattingly, Gary Davis, Greg Arnette, Jimmy Langley, Robert Louviere, Paul Baker, Bob Dasch, Dianne Mahaffey, and Karen Portie. State Delegation's Votes on Recent ! Roll Calls Listed : WASHINGTON (AP) - How Louisiana members of Congress .were recorded on recent roll ; calls: Senate On motion, adopted 70-14, to table Morse, D-Ore., motion to lay aside administration's communications satellite bill: For—Ellender, Long. On Gore, D-Tenn., amendment, rejected 19-56, to give the State Department authority over negotiations with foreign nations involving proposed global satellite communications system: For— Long. Against—Ellender. On Mansfield, D-Mont., motion adopted 63-27 (two-thirds majority required), to limit debate on communications satellite bill: Against the motion—Ellender, Long On 52-34 vote by which Senate sustained point of order by Mansfield, D-Mont., that some opponents of communications satellite bill were in violation of Senate rules: Against—Long, Ellender. House On passage, 314-50, of bill au- tborizing $30 million for federal reserve bank construction: For— Boggs, Passman, Willis. Against- Waggonner. Not voting-Hebert, McSween, Morrison, Thompson. Benefit Dance Slated at Egan EGAN (Spl.) - A benefit dance will be held at the Egan Community Center Thursday, August 23, at 8 p.m. Music wilJ be furnished by El ton and his Eltradors, and refreshments will be served. All proceeds will go into the Community Center Fund, and the public is invited to attend. The Mekong River separates Laos from Burma, forms most of Uic- Lao border *ith Thailand then snakes through Cambodia and South Viet Nam to empty into Ui« South. Quag Sea. DAILY TEMPERATURES COMPARED LY TEMPERATURE < Q «5 5 X < mm, W too 9B ft 9t 9* 90 a 86 64 B2 SO ?s f6 1 Ii ME JULY I* AUGUST 13 n *• ii , \ ITTl ^Mt>. f" 3 4 p •gin m ** fc— • !••. \ / WBta- s ** 1 A / ^ t ^ V i mm V\ \ \ Y 9 I0 f ll // f) /*^/5 Mill *-* t ~T r ,\ / k / \ -t- 1 m m s / s f f / / U 9 to tl.t/ ft & ft, x » s* JH> t #* H? * s V ^ s / * s "^ Nj ^ 1 ... •*\ +* '1 1 y ' 1 V s i \ \ / ' r* I»H p 1 1 1 Ti UJ P • s t k mi / i ?*- t < i k \ \ •4«*^M <C , J I ' 4? *i / f f t ~ -t f — . \ — j ir; ^ •»• '962 ' $61 < J fSI II t 1 S r*mm m m S / f «M» S 1^ % • 28 WED -' AUGUST 22, 1962, Lofce Charles American Town May Lease Mill for Workers DONORA, Pa. (AP)-Mayor AI- bert P. Delsandro of Donora says the town is studying the possibil- ity of leasing an idle U.S. Steel Corp. mill and having ft pirated by unemployed steelwort**8'' "We are doing everything t« help ourselves," Mayor DgfsSndrd said. "We don't want djaffly. MONEY far tti we«k« — coils yuu onfy... Phone for immediate service LOANS UP TO $2500 ; ; FAMILY FINANCE CORPORATION of Lake Charle*, Inc. 338 Pujo Street • Ground Fl. * HE 6-9446. Serving the South for over 30 years • . • / 1 *<;• ' ^ \ f- ' ' *£ '•••'-•• n^.uLA,^ ^J^J^CrtA f^ -Ajfif^il -Jiitii-i (Mlifeii4hi I.L-^*^-***^ HWY. II & 12th St. FURNITURE GO;, ING> «'•«»- s SOP \ V L T t . >.f »>i .*<* Colomql MATCHED MAPLE and SELECTED HARDWOOD »c. youth GROUP 4-PC. BEDROfi OR COMPLETE! STURDYI SALE-PRICED! (,'M •Cfii 7 PC. YOUTH GROUP INCLUDES: 2 SPINDLE BEDS • GUARD RAILS • LADDbT CHEST • DESK • CHAIR 4 PC. BEDROOM GROUP INCLUDES- SINGLE DRESSER • FRAMED MIRROR SPINDLE POST BED • CHEST EASY TERMS 1'N • *•-*. OPEN STOCK PRICES! ..-.. • BUNK BEDS., 39,95- •; *-» • DRESSER & MIRROR -39.95*' • CHEST OF DRAWER -29.95" • DESK 36.95- .• DESK CHAIR __ lo^ • NITE STAND ___ 1(>95- i «^ j • SPINDLE BED __29.95V. !rr* • BOOKCASE BED 34.95^' •Ji AU OPEN STOCK GROUPS SPECIALLY PRICED DURING THIS SALE!

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