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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 Wtft., AUGUST 22, 1962, Lake Charles Americcn Press OBITUARIES were to fee held sf n a.m. fotoy|Mrs. Eu'dia Daigle o? Jennings: in the south chapel of Hixson fu- j six grandchildren and four great- Ineral home. Rev. E. H. Phillips,' grandchildren, i assistant pastor of the First Pres- - MRS. ELLEN COX SWEETLAKE (SpU - Funeral services for Mr?. Ellen Ora Heberl Cox. !H. will be held at in a.m. Thursday in the North chapel of Hixson funeral home in Lake Charles. Burial will he in thp H a y e s cemetery. Mrs. Cox died at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday at her home in Sweet- lake. A native of Hayes, she had lived in Sweetlake for the 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. vShe had been a member of the Sweetlake Methodist church for 70 years and was active until about two years ago when she iva« injured in a fall. She had been blind for the past 14 years. She was married to the late Thomas Cox in Lake Charles on March fi. IWfl. Survivor? are three sons. R. C. and C. C. Cox. both of Sweetlake. and T. J. Cox of Van. Texas: four dmiphters. Mrs. E. E. Hoffpauir of Tylrr. Texas. Mrs. R. 0. Hacked and Mrs. A. B. Goodman, both nf Sueetlake. and Mrs. W. R. Cook of Houston. Texas. Three brothers. W. S Hehert of lake Charles. Isaac Hcbert nt Grand Lake and Eraste Hebert of Sweetlake; four sisters, Mrs. Carltnn B. Jones of Mineola. Texas. Mr?. Rene Stine of Lake Charles, Mrs. Hettie Willrick of Houston and Mrs. Inez MeEwen • of Alvin. Texas: 16 erandchil-j dren and 24 great grandchildren. ' MRS. CORA HALFORD DF:RIDDER <spi.i — Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Black Halford, RG, of DeRiddcr will be lied Thursday afternoon at the Providence Baptist church at Meacl- ville. Miss. Rev. B. T. Bishop and Rev. Allen Davis \vi|| officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Franklin Service funer- aj home of Meadville will be in charge. The body is now at the , Hixson funeral home in DeRid- der. Mrs. Halford died at 7;ai p.m. , Tuesday at the Beaurcgard Memorial Baptist hospital She had been living with her daughter, Mrs Claudie Writtinglon, in De- Ridder. Survivors include three sons, •lesse, 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 Whittington of DeRiddcr: 22 grandchildren and fl great- grandchildren. THOLAN LANDRY I LAKE ARTHUR fSpl.> - Tholan 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 w ill be in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic church with Rev. F. H. Gou ax officiating.! Burial will be in Ihp Andrus Cove ; cemetery under the direction of the Miguez funeral home of Lake Arthur. Mr. Landry was born in Lake Arthur and Jived there his entire life. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Edolia Connor 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 daugh- > lei-?, Mrs, Archille LeJetme of Andrus Cove, Mrs. Delton Bnrry: of Corpus Christi, and Mrs. For- • rester Hanks of Lake Charles; one : In-other. Charles Landry of Andrus Cove: one sister, Mrs. Otln i Conner of Lake Arthur; 3fi grandchildren and seven great-grand- < children. i 0. S. MERCHANT ! Funeral services for 0. S. Merchant. 84. retired employe of the L. S. Conservation department, land cemetery. ! Ftrnef*! serfices fot Miss Ter- Mr. Merchant died at his home esa Ma ry Stewart, 74. will be at iniS Live Oak street at 11:20'neld at 9:50 a.m. Thursday at her a.m. Tuesday. h°me on 425 East street. A Re- Mr. Merchant was a native of < f |ri w High mass will be held at Carfhage. Miss., and had lived in 9:3 ° P- m - Thursday at the Church j Lake Charles for 33 years. He was of the Immaculate Conception. | a member of Trinity Baptist Buria! will be ifi the Catholic; church. cemetery in Welsh under the di• jrection of the Burke-Hammer fu- MRS. BONNIE MERTZ ; ncra l home of Lake Charles. ; Mrs. Boftnie Mertz. 66. of 825 ' There wil! be a Rosary said to- Fifth strpel died Tuesday in a lo- m S™ at 7:3 ° at the C a tholf cj cal hospital. " , Church of the Immaculate Con-, Christian Science services will ! Ce P'' on be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. ini Miss Stewart died at 11:30 a.m. IK. ««rfu «u»^.i .* ui..«* *„-.._ Tuesday at St. Patrick's hospital following a long illness. 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. north chapel of Hixson 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 those planted 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. III. Survivors are her husband, Fay H. Mertz of Lake Charles; her j mother, Mrs. 0. H. Castle of Lake i Charles; two brothers. Graves and Wendell Castle, both of Lake Charles. c . , . , . . . . i Shc ' s *?"** > °" e tsist , er ' i , elli « T° UChy of JLnke : Charles> and six nieces flnd ne P h ' Communists Free Six More Soldiers MRS. RICHARD V1ENTIANE ^ (Ap) _ JENNINGS (Spl.) - Funeral (Right-wing Gen. Phoumi Nosovan i services for Mrs. Leontine Daigle!released today six shabbily! Richard, 74, lifelong resident of Evangeline, will be held today at 4;30 p.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic church at Tee Mamou, near Evangeline. Rev, Harry Van Tiel will officiate at the Requiem mass. Burial will be in the Tee Mamou cemetery. The body will remain at the Scyura funeral home in Jennings until time of services. Mrs. Richard died Tuesday at 4 p.m. in her home following a lengthy illness. Survivors include her husband, Elroy Richard of Sulphur; one son, Norris Richard of Evangeline; two brothers, Dulva Daigle of Jennings and Leonard Dai.ele of Evanpclinc: two sisters. Mrs. Kzio Hebert of Evangeline and dressed Viet Minn soldiers from communist North Viet Nam captured during the Laotian civil war. Phoumi released the prisoners in accordance with the Geneva accord on Laos which specified that all foreigners captured during the war would be freed by today. But Informed sources said the rightist leader also wanted to prove that Viet Minh troops had been fighting alongside the pro communist Pathet Lao forces. California School Closed Due to Race Problems SAN FRANCISCO <Af») - fh* new Central Junior High School win not open here this f*j] because of a race controversy. The Board of Education madei the decision Tuesday night in a j unanimous vote after weeks of 1 bitter dispute over how the' school's population should be Hi-' vided among Negro and white! students. I Central had been scheduled to open Sept. 5 with a 60 per cent Negro population-a figure some, critics termed "de facto segrega- • tion." Negro groups, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, maintain the school's racial makeup should consist of more whites and fewer Negroes. Rotation of U.S. Thailand Force Gets Underway BANGKOK, Thailand <APt The rotation of U.S. infantry men stationed in Thailand is under 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 at the camp of the Hawaii-bound 1st Battle Group. 27th Infantry, about 115 miles northeast of Bangkok. A similar-size unit of the 27th—the Wolfhounds-has left for its home base in Hawaii. Ex*0eputy Robs Bonk Of $22,121 INVERNESS. Fla. (AP) - A former deputy sheriff robbed the Bank of Inverness of 122.121 at gunpoint but %as arrested only 47 minutes later. Th* money was recovered. Clinton Warren Taylor, 48, o Winter Haven was jailed on i bank robbery charge. Taylor hae served as chief deputy sheriff in adjoining Sumter County. During the holdup Tuesday, thi bank's drive-in window teller told customers outside that the banl was being robbed. When the gun man drove away, they gave police the car's license number. Me was seized by a state trooper in the nearby town of Coleman. Lymort Assumes Command of USN Eighth District NEW ORLEANS fAP) - fteaf Adm. Charles H. Lymati in, a World Wat n destroyer skipper, has assumed command of his second naval district. Adm. Lyfnau became commandant of the 8th Naval District Tuesday, relieving Capt. Henry C. Spicer who had feeen KtfUnf commandant since the retirement of Rear Adm. Frederick B. Wardef in June. Adm. Lyman previously wai commandant of the 4th Naval Dis« trict at Philadelphia. His most recent command assignment was a* commander of the Afliffifc Fleet Destroyer Force. SIGNATURE LOANS $25 to $2000 ARRANGED BIT PHONE Arrant* yoor loan by phone Pick up the cath at your convenience No co-slfnen. Sim* day service. --.._ «ii«.ai - Miit « »nM - «{•& 8J&S! - *"•!! *7?A M . - «!•<» $HJ».M - «7i.S ttm P.ym«nt, inclu'dT AUt chV£, DIAL FINANCE CO. 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