Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 22, 1962 · Page 69
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 69

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Wednesday, August 22, 1962
Page 69
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Industrial Canal Set on East Side Lake Charles' new industrial canal will be built on the east side of the Calcasicu river. The Lake Charles dock board announced Wednesday that the site selected will be approximately the same as that indicated when the enabling bond issue was passed in 1961. The announcement came after the board made a study of a survey by a New York enguif-erins? firm. The firm had also surveyed !~ Sites on the west side of underway for subdivision of space the river. along \\ilh highway and rail scrv- Opposition to the possible con- i f 'P, according I" the board. .John struction of the canal on the wrst H. Groh, port dirrr'lor was auth- •ide of the river had been build- nrizod to go ahead with negotia- ing since il was first learned (halations wilh industries reported in- the survey was underway. T h eilerc^tcd in the project. harbor district limits would have engifieerhig standpoint ttas of the river, outside of trie confines of the district. "In view of the representation to the people that the dock board made in 1961, one of the sites on the east side was selected to be developed under this bond issue," the announcement stated. "The future development of the important petroleum and chemical industry on the west side of the river might make it necessary thai a deep water channel be al- Russell Long To Campaign For Fournet WASHINGTON (AP> - Sen. Russell B. Long, D-La.. saidi Wednesday he plans to fly to Louisiana Friday to campaign over the weekend for Chief Judge John Fournet of the state supreme Court. Fournet is seeking renom- ination in the Sept. 1 Democratic primary run-off. t Long's schedule includes THUftS., AUGUST 23, tK2, Uke Charles Aftieriem Press 3 noon-, 2 p.m. participate in welcoming ceremonies for three returning Louisiana reserve units: 3 p.m. to Lafayette for Fournet open house and rally. Long plans to fly back to Washington Sunday evening. Driver Cited After Mishap On Boulevard a se- nnrlrrw-tv fnr unhrlivkinn nf snarp so developed there, in which event . , unctmutv mi sunrmision oi space «'_ c .1 . ,, , Developed ! rips of appearances and talks with 1 Fournet Saturday and Sundav in at that time," the announcement continued. Chaffin said he believes new industrial industries to One minor injury was reported and a ticket for failure to yield was issued by Lake Charles city police as a result of an aulomo- an-; bile accident at Enterprise Boul BPW Backs Proposed Sales Tax The need for a city sales tax was endorsed Wednesday by the' Business and Professional Women's Club of Lake Charles. In a meeting at Simpson Methodist church last night the club voted to go on record as supporting the sales tax. Their resolution said, "We as a group wish to be an active par- ! ticipant in informing the citizens , . vyuiv.i .-iii.o n>ii.-,mv.ii.ii 111 v ii v-1 anu provide a new source of jobs to be enlarged for this, how- Ncw York fjrnVs sllrvcy vvere in ; and continue d prosperity for the ithe northern and central sections' people of this area. The dock board's announcement j of the port district. The central j Wednesday said the canal would' sector, east of the Caleasieu river! Work IS now underway on ever. jDeRidder, Oakdale, Alexandria, | Lake Charles and Lafayette. j *- ne i Earlier this month Long canal will attract nouncec j he is strongly supporting evard and Alamo street Wednes- of Lake Charles of the need and, Fournet's bid for re-election and ; day. merit of a city sales tax. We are '. • Ellis Thibodeaux, 47, of 2603 sendin § c °P ies to the Ma y° r ' cit y | Eighth street, sustained minor council and chairman of the ways j to e could in behalf of the justice. Fournet was a former backer and lieuten- , senator and eover- extend generally eastward from is occupied by an oil and gas enmg and deepening the present wno servea as senatm ana & over Devil's Bend. The initial develop- field. The northern part, is rela-l sh 'P channel to the Gulf of Mexi- ant of the late H u e y P. Long, j in J uries wne " the car he was rid- and means committee, and will ! ment of the industrial area and ! lively -indeveloped, but the star- canal will provide about 750 acres, vcy stated its use for the pro- with a total of 22,000 linear feet; posed industrial area would con- of waterfront, according to thejflict with residential expansion to co. A turning basin in Lake Chctrles is included in the project. The overall port improvement nor of Louisiana. Long's weekend Saturday: 10 announcement. P. H. Chaffin. president of the board, said appraisers will begin work within the next few weeks contacting property owners and preparing a report on land costs and acquisition. the south of the cily and the new- municipal airport. The engineering report suggested four possible locations for the canal. Two were located west of the rivor and two on Ihe schedule: a.m.. Deridder; 11:30 a.m. Oakdale; 3 p.m. open projecl is being financed wilh a i house at the Bentlcy Hotel in Alex$13 million bond issue passed injandria; 6 p.m. participate in ing in collided with one driven await instructions as to the best 1 by Robert S. Redding, 64, of 413 of promo ti n g this worth- Prewitt street, according to po- ^^ activity." lice reports. i The club also heard a talk by The reports indicated Redding Mrs Dorot hy Hanson of Southern was traveling east on Alamo and Bell Te ] ep h 0 ne on "Is Your Voice the car driven by Rufus Thibo- Real , You? ,, and reports on the deaux, 28, of 2603 Eighth street. nationa] and mjd-year board at participate Alexandria in c o u r t- Vanilla beans, dried in the sun net rally fnr weeks to acquire Iheir heavy ! house. oast ; scent and aroma, lose 75 per cent ' S u n d a y: 10-30 a.m., Lake sirlo. The hoard said the most do- j of their original weight in shrink- Charles for open house and also vard. The Redding car stopped al Ihe slop sign and Ihen proceeded into the path of I h e oncoming Thibodeaux car. A detailed developmcnl plan is sirable local ion from a cosl and age. ia TV program (KPLC-TV) al 1 Redding was lickeled with fail- ure lo yield the right of way. 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