Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 22, 1962 · Page 43
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 43

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Wednesday, August 22, 1962
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Parking lot Paving Set At Memorial A changp in parking prorp- durcs at Lake Charles Memorial hospital has been annrnincrl in preparation for a parking lot paving program beginning at thr hospital Monday. Beginning Monday, \isilors (n the hospital have been asked lo park on the street in front of ihe hospital or on Third avenue until the project is completed. Hospital employes are asked lo park on the grass, facing north, parallel with the heliport. During the construction period, the hospital asks that visitors and employes do not use the area assigned for doctor parking. Plans call for paving and installation of fluorescent lighting in the visitors parking lot. When completed, the area will accommodate 57 automobiles. The employe parking area near Second avenue will also be paved and lighted. A new storage area for liquid oxygen will be paved at the north end of the X-Ray building. Hospital authorities said the new oxygen system will keep the storage pressure of oxygen to 80 pounds pressure as compared to 2.200 pounds in Ihe conventional oxygen cylinders. Announcement was also made that permission and specifica- tJons have heen requested of fhe\ city to permit cutting through the! neutral ground on .Second avenue! to provide a Hired entrance to the doctor parking area. ThreeWed At Utah Plant Of Hercules BACCHUS. Mali 'AP' - Three men were killed and Ihree injured today uhm a rorkel fuel curing building hlev. up at the big Hercules Poudor Co. missile and rocket complex here. R. (J. Sailer, assistant works manager withheld names of dead pending notification of relatives. Sailer said an undetermined number of 40-pound charges of a propellent being developed for use I in experimental motors were in the building. He said no one works in the •\ curing building, and the men ; killed and injured were dclivcr- ; ing Ihe charges from a mixing plant a short distance away. An FBI feam arrived lo work ; \vilh Hercules security pooplp jn investigating the accident. Officials would nol say what project Ihe propeliant was being i developed for. Mopac Drops Plan to Ena Two Trains BATON ROUGE fAP) - The Missouri Pacific Railroad withdrew its move to discontinue day trains between Houston and New Orleans. Notice was received here Wednesday from the railroad's St. Louis. Mo., offices it. had dropped its application to the Interstate Commerce Commission for permission to discontinue the trains which pass through Baton Rouge. The move had drawn protests here. The railroad's latest move apparently will result in cancellation of hearings slated on t h e application earlier. awtf landed hi a bucket seat next, to the driver. \ The driver, Gerald M. Alfanso, < 23. kept right on driving to Man- i Chester Memorial Hospital. I Hubbard was treated for multi- ; pie fractures and cuts of the body \ and legs. His condition was described as fair. Police said Huhhard was crossing a street where there is no crosswalk. , Lake Charles Aflterforti Pedestrian Flipped Into Sports Car MANCHESTER, Conn. 'AP)—A Manchester man suddenly found himself turned from a pedestrian to a passenger then a hospital patient. Hit by a small sports car Wednesday while crossing a street. Ralph Hubhard. 51. was thrown up over the vehicle's windshield Rainbow Man Is Puzzling \ To Doctors \ HUDDERSFIELD. England (AP)—When John O'Toole's facej turned blue and his hands yellow, | doctors had an explanation. Butj still puzzling them is: why did his ; ears turn red? i O'Toole, 32, is a laborer at the | imperial Chemical Industries plant j Walking home from work the other evening, he felt fine and it wasn't until he noticed everyone gaping at him that he became uneasy. Looking into a mirror on arriving home, he was shocked at becoming a human rainbow. He rushed to a hospital for a series of injections that restored his normal color. O'Toole had been working with .yellow chemical. Doctors said this accounled for his hands turning ; yellow, and it created a mild cy- i anosis making his face blue. Cowboy Star Hoot Gibson Dies at 70 HOLLYWOOD fAP)-Hoot Ctih- son, the rough-riding, quick-shooting cowboy of- three decades of Western films, died in a hospital today of cancer. Exemplification Ceremonies Held By KC Council Seven local Knights of Colum bus were exemplified into the i first degree Wednesday in cere- j monies sponsored by St. Henry's ! Knights taking the first degree were from St. Henry's and St. Sunday. He had undergone surgery last January for an abdominal obstruction. Gibson was a stunt man for 10 years, making $20 a week plus $5 for each time he fell off a moving horse. He got his start as a leading man when the late Carl Laemmle hired him as the star and a youngster named John Ford as the director for a series of five-reel westerns at Universal Pictures. Director Ford gave Gibson his last role—in 1959. a bit part in the John Wayne film, "The Horse Soldiers." Gibson had retired from films in 1944. He subsequently tried television and operation of a dude ranch but with little success. In the late 50s he worked as a greeter at a hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. j Blanc, Walter Pousson and Elray Lacombe. all of St. Henry's council. ' ' Eugene Cox and L. J. Armand ( | of St. Margaret's were exemplified. Dominic Romano, p&st deputy grand knight, was honored as "Knight of the Month" and presented with a certificate of merit. The St. Henry's council is to observe corporate communion for fathers and daughters at the 8 a.m. Mass Sunday. Pastor Serves At Youth Retreat i Rev. T. V. Owens, pastor of i | Boulevard Baptist church here, \ , served this week as camp pastor at a youth retreat sponsored by the First Baptist church of Arlington. Texas. | Mr. Owens was accompanied to the retreat by his daughter. 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