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PELICAN STATE OFFICERS — Elected to •state offices during Pelican Boys State which just ended at Baton Rouge were Roger Avner, left, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Avner, 335 State street, and John Stowe, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Slowe, 1711 Eighth street. Roger, a senior at LaGrange Senior high school, was elected superintendent of education and John, a senior at Lake Charles high school, was named attorney general. Ex-Trooper Sent To State Hospital Former Teacher Returning to Landry High A former Landry high school :eacher has returned to Lake Charles for teaching duties at the :ocal school. Brother B. Luke, who taught at Landry from 1938 to 1940, has been named junior sponsor for the new school term. Brother Luke comes to Landry from Hanson high school in Franklin. Landry faculty members and class sponsors have been announced by Brother A. Nicholas, FSC, principal at Landry. Brother C. Abel, senior sponsor, j comes to Landry from De La Salle high school in New Orleans. He has spent three years as an exchange teacher in Spain and one year studying at the Christian Brothers Mother House in Rome. Freshman sponsor for the new term will be Brother B. Edward. Brother Edward recently completed the summer session at St. Michael's college in Santa Fe. David Greer and James Me- Nally will teach physical education and social studies. Milton Barbee will return as band direc- By BILL MEETENA "Further study from a medical standpoint" was ordered after a Calcasieu district court sanity hearing yesterday in the case of a former state trooper charged with armed robbery. District Judge Cecil C. Culrer ordered the accused man, Charlie Attaway Finances On Court Docket Two suits involving the tangled finances of Dr. C. L. Attaway ate scheduled for trial on September 4 to open a new term of U. S. District Court here. The suits are among several filed by William C. Sandoz of Opelousas as trustee for the Attaway Clinic and Hospital trust. Defendants are Harvey Granger and Ambrose Duhon whom the Attaway attorney claims cashed in on an Attaway money lending plan. Records Show Highway Board Expenses High BATON ROUGE (AP) — Two members of the highway board served without claiming expenses, and the other six drew $51,000 in expenses during the fiscal year ended June 30. The details showed up in Highway Department records submitted to the Legislature Budget Committee. No expenses were attributed to board chairman Ted Price of Lake Charles and member Otto Candies of Des Allemands. Station WBRZ-TV reported Mon day the records showed these expenditures: J. C. Howard of Ruston attended 280 meetings at $25 a meeting. His other expenditures came to $2,600, making a total expense to the state of $9,600. G. E. Summers of Abbeville received $10,300 for attending 272 meetings. The total included $3,500 in other expenses. Sylvan Sibley of Alexandria drew $9,900, including $3,100 in expenses and per diem payments for 270 meetings. Marvin Bass of Shreveport al tended 245 meetings. He had addi tional expenses of $3,000 for a total of $9,150. Anthony G. Devoney Jr. of Ncv Orleans received per diem pay mcnts for 199 meetings and other expenses of $1,775 dollars for a total of $6,700. H. C. McCall drew payment: for 176 meetings and had addition al expenses of $900 for a total o $5,300. D. Allen, 35, of 2018 Rose street, sent to East Central Louisiana slate hospital in Jackson for a "further evaluation" of his case. The judge asked doctors Ihere to report on Allen's condition within 30 days. The action followed testimony of Dr. Harry S. Snatic, Calcasieu :oroner, and Dr. G. R. Morin, ;ake Charles psychiatrist, I. h e court-appointed members of a unacy commission. Allen was fired from the state 'olice after he was arrested last month in connection with the $75 loldup of an Alamo street grocery. Dr. Morin testified that when he irst examined Allen in July he ell thai Ihcn he was not men,ally competent due to his reac- lons to the pressures of society. However, the psychiatrist testi- ied, when he examined •'• ^ e n | board' tor. Eighth grade classes will be taught by Brothers Augustine and Emmanuel. Seventh grade teachers are Brother Benildus who taught at Cathedral high school in El Paso and Brother Carl from St. Michael's college in Santa Fe. CYO Meets Are Planned By Parishes A series of meetings has been planned by the Catholic Youth Organization of Lake Charles for the purpose of initiating the group's membership drive. Sponsored by the CYO board, the meetings are open to all persons interested in becoming members of the city CYO groups. The y8 DR. LEONARD K. KNAPP . . . named president Local Crippled Children Unit Names Officers Dr. Leonard K. Knapp has been elected president at the fourth quarterly meeting of the Calcasieu-Cameron Unit of the National Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Inc. Other officers chosen for the year 1962-63 are Vincent J. Lamendola, vice president; Mrs. Rector Land, secretary; Mrs. Beryl Long, historian; and Dan Wise, treasurer. New members elected to the board include Mrs. Wilhelminia Lyles, Mrs. Jack C. Watson, Lt. Carrie T. Medaris, Rev. Cleburne W. Quaid, Vernon Keating, Marshall King and James Royer. Certificates of appreciation for service rendered the past year were awarded to Mrs. Luna Hayes, Mrs. Land, Dr. Knapp and A. S. E. Barnett, G. W. Ford, C. W. Hanchey, Vernon Keating (Iowa), Marshall King, A 1 c e e Maxfield, Pelham Mills Jr., Roy- cr and Wise. by relatives of Hurricane Audrey survivors against the U. S. Weather Bureau is set to resume on October 1. The suits ask a total of $10 million in damages. The suits claim the Weather Bureau was negligent in warning Cameron residents of the time the hurricane would hit the coast. A panel of 39 jurors has been called to report for duty in the Federal court on September 4. They are: James 0. Dolby Jr., Joseph Constancy Bellard, Paul A. Boley, Au- TUES., AUGUST 28,1962, Lake tooths America CROSSWORD PUZZLE money at large rates of interest then used subsequent loans to pay the earlier interest thus pyramiding the debts. The Attaway attorney claims the money obtained by the two defendants should be placed in the trust set up after Attaway was declared bankrupt. Set for trial on September 10 is a suit by Great Lakes Carbon Corp. against Continental Oil company, Lake Charles Chemical Corp. and Union Carbide Corp. Attaway allegedly b o r r o wed g" ste E - Ho ™re. Ralph Ellsworth about August 15 he found him condition and credited tr his' that and lis removal from pressure by being in jail with the improvement. The psychiatrist said that Allen would "probably" be mentally incompetent to stand trial if he were from his medication. announced that a 11 persons unable to attend meetings in their individual parishes can attend other parish meetings. The first parish meeting was held Monday at St. Henry's parish hall. Each of the meetings will begin at 7:30 p.m. St. Margaret will hold its meeting tonight at the KC hall; St. Hubert will meet Wednesday ^ ,,..._ at the KC hall; Our Lady Queen; first "in the nation uTactTunder"a Alabama Holds Court-Ordered Demo Primary MONTGOMERY, Ala. <AP)- Cassady, Lawrence Chester Brown, Mrs. Ozella Kempt, B. P. Babineaux, Alton J. Aaron, Walter E. Nason, Mrs. Emily Palmer Stokes, Robert C. Kester, Jack W. Bass and Mrs. Helene Marie Buis, all of Lake Charles; Robert A. Fenstermaker, Richard D. Tubre Sr., Elmon Tonn and George W. Abrusly, all of Oakdale; Morris Lemon of Kinder; Hadley A. Fontenot and Elmer Ernest Hasha, both of Cameron; Mrs. Mary Lou Schlesine- Trial in one of two suits brought j f. r> *J rames H - Broussard and Martin Holloway. all of Lake Arthur; Horace Ray Perrotti of Elton; Ottis Calvin Simmons, Emmett Edward Kinney and Charles Oscar Venissat, all of Sulphur; William Rosemond Bourne of Iowa- Euclid D. Morris of DeRidder; Miss Doris Marie Hebert and Charles L. Curet, all of Jennings; Joseph Thompson of Oberlin; Herbert Clair Henderson and Sam R. Holden, both of Vinton; Roma- Attorneys Ask Three Trials In Murder Case District Judge Clement M. Moss indicated today he would rule Wednesday afternoon on the motions for separate trials f o r three West Calcasieu men charged with the murder earlier this year of an elderly Mossville Negro. After a brief hearing in Calcasieu district court today, the judge took the defense motions under advisement. Judge Moss said he would rule on the pica for separate trials at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The motions were filed by (lie ACROSS 1. Peer Gynfs mother 4. T!r« casing 8. Bear constellation 12. Bule;. coin 13. War vehicle 14. Claw 15. Spa ,«nall IT. Esculent 19. Mournful ftong 21. EaglestoM 22. Peace goddess 24. Plunged 26. Undersized animal 27. Ghastly 23. Physician (ab.> 30. Joined 31. Regional S3. Parson bird 33. Paid announcement 34. Couch 35. Own 36. Welcome 37. Pierced with horns SS. Spray 40. Roman 1'id^e 42. Papal scarfs 44. Broad thoroughfare 47. Raffle 48. Pay one's share BO. Essay 51. Dres«es leather 52. Possessive pronoun 63. Bishop's Jurisdiction DOWK 1. Hitch In pitch (mus.) I.E. Indian weight 3. Patent 4. Stock 6. Suspend fi. Forward — 7 Supplement *. Blended t. Intolerant 10. Alluvium tl. Opposed to „_ aweather 1?. Color slightly IS. Arch-fiend 20. Train 22. Peminln* name 23. Regretted 25. Persia 27. Affection St. f*itnrui 32. F*th«r and rhotftef $4. Bores S5. Eseav&Hoft 3$. Slightest ftmoont 37. Donor 38. Not vijroroo* 39. Malay cano* 41. Malay ehl«f 43. Speak 45. Scottish chemist a * * 2». Put In motion 4«. Scmtlnlz* 29. Convey 49. Word of property negation. 22 3O 38 42 47 51 2O 5Z- 25 40 21 41 37 8-29 50 45 Answer in Classified Section ' n Wa ?? e Lindsey ' y k*sville; Raymond I g ,, fSu | artown : and Telsmar B ° nsa11 of Creole ' Local Couple Files Suit in Death of Son A $65,000 damage suit was filed John Thibodeaux, 24, and John connection with an automobile accident March 31 which allegedly Tansley Miller. 43 both o c Sul- 1.1... -- 0 —, P t L WcKon Ph^Vi S"±K.S e " h * "* " "" They are accused of the March Mentally III Boy Problem to State NEW ORLEANS (AP) -Harold; fire. He cannot read or count to is an oversized, 15-year-old boy 10. who has been judged mentally de- i Harold is a living time bomb, fcctive, uncontrollable and dan-'And Louisiana has no state hos- gerous to the community. i pitals or institutions that can, or His father has warned the court want, to accept mentally retarded "I'm at my wit's end. If you adolescents who may be menaces don't do something about Harold to society, he's going to kill somebody and The 200-pound boy is being tern- you'll be responsible. " j porarily confined at Charity Hos- Harold's parents are afraid of, pita! in New Orleans, but hospital him. They have been forced to j officials have warned the court lock him in a room to control i that they cannot keep him. him. He must be watched con- The problem of what to do with stantly. If he does not get his; Harold is serious, but what makes " way he becomes enraged. He has < the problem more serious is that been sexually molesting younger children. He loves to play with The suit was filed by Mr. and Ray W. Crabtrce of Mon- whose son wa, 600 Voting Machines Said Needed Voters in 21 of Alabama's 67 j was found the following day in', struck by a „„ counties nominate new Democrat- the Houston river north of S u 1- \ of DcQuincy, according'To Louisiana juvenile court records are dotted with cases such as Harold's. While Louisiana has several hospitals and correctional institutions which take care of delinquent, retarded, or emolionally disturbed children, only Pinecrest at Pineville, takes untreatable children. Pinecrest has a long waiting list and there are no maximum, security facilities. The Louisiana Department of ic legislative candidates today, the phur. " ' au- ... , .. o f Heaven will hold a meeting i federal court's reapportionment Under cross-examination by Al- Thursday at the KC hall; and| e dict to give n's court-appointed attorney, R. immaculate Conception parish'to more DOC sai(J i meets Friday at the CYO hall. len 1 Keith Findley, Dr. Morin that he felt Allen was possiby mentally incompetent at the time the offense was committed. Dr. Snatic said he also found Allen legally insane in a July examination and that he had had "periods of insanity" in the past. Judge Cutrer withheld a decision in the sanity hearing until he receives reports from the doctors at the state hospital in Jackson. more representation In Air Force lingo, "three-head ed monsters" are men qualifie not only to fly their planes, but to navigate and serve as bombadier as well. J. W. Merchant's 1021 17th St. Lake Charles. La. 3-5326 City Denies Responsibility For Pooches Another answer has been filed in 14th District Court by the city of Lake Charles in the suit asking $1,034 of the city for 17 month's care and feeding of two German Shepherd dogs. The dogs, according to the suit, were purchased by Commissioner of Public Health and Safety Sam Tarleton for training as police dogs. Quilty-Smylhe Veterinary Clinic is seeking the cost of their care from August 28, 1959 to Janu ary 27, 19G1. The suit was filed by the clinic in October of 19(51. The answer to the first supplemental and amending petition, filed today, state the city is not responsible for the care of the dogs. It denies that "it is normal and usual procedure for city counci members to incur oblitagions without the express consent o the city council," and also denies that it had been done in the past We Have Em! The Nation's Top Quality O'KEEFE & MERRITT'S GAS RANGES • Liberal Trade-Allowance • Terms? 90 Days at No Interest t Four Year Financing at 7% t Monthly Payments aa Little as $5.00 B* sure to see all the new features in these gas ranges before you buy. FRED BROWN 1400 Broad St. Tel, HE 3-9603 to more populous areas, less to rural areas. They are being defended by. _. Fred Patin. E. M. Nichols and J. ! The dcc ^sed, Lloyd W. Crab- Norwell Harper. '> trec - was using a car to pull an- In court his morning. P a t i n j ot ' lcr vem ' c ' e f rom the shoulder on spoke for all three attorneys hv tne east sic * e °f Louisiana High- BATON ROUGE (AP) - Douglas Fowler, state custodian ofj voting machines, said Monday > Louisiana needs another 600 vot- ... , , , ,- ing machines because of increas- ; thonUes and the public all agree ing population.' I that ? fa « '^ mustLbe bmlt £ _..,_ ... _ i He said the state has 4,339 vot-j^e for children such as Harold. trec, was using a car to pull an-1 ing machines, an increase of 675 Fcrna P s on e will be built next suit. ^apportion Committee Is Selected BATON ROUGE (AP) - Gov. immie H. Davis, House Speaker 'homas Jewell and Lt. Gov. C. C. Aycock have picked a seven- m a n legislative committee to tudy re-apportionment. The committee is dominated by awmakers from small, rural par- shes, who traditionally oppose reshuffling of legislative seats since t would give heavily - populated irban areas more representation. The Louisiana Constitution calls 'or reapportionment every 10 years but the provision has been gnorcd since the present consti- .ution was adopted in 1921. Efforts to reapportion the body during the last session failed. Davis named as his two appointees Reps. Hiram Allen of Tangipahoa Parish and Chester Floyd of LaSalle. The Aycock choices were Sens. B. R. Balton of Farmerville and French Jordan of Gretna. Jewell picked Reps. E. J. Grizzaffi of St. Mary Parish, Warren J. Simon of Vermilion and Salvador Anzelo of New Orleans. Only Jordan and Anzelmo represent metropolitan areas. There was no indication when the legislative committee might meet. Former Sen. J. D. DeBlieux of Baton Rouge has said he was preparing a federal lawsuit (o force reapporlionnient. Similiar suits have been filed with success in other stales since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier this year (hat lower federal courts could act when state legislatures refuse to reapportion. since he took office in 1960. The estimated cost he said, As a result of the court's un-j arguing the motion. He said the < wav 27 when the accident oc- preccdcnted order in July, six ; defense was asking a severance CUITCf '> according to the suit. Us- populous counties are selecting ad- 1 or separate trials for tho three '"S 10 f cot °f chain tied to the ditional nominees to go with those . men because since all t h r e e , F ear I1axI1 ° of tlle olhcr car - be al- , . ni . rrh -, p tllp ma chosen in the regular primary in ! signed statements or "confes- ! Ic e cdlv had the rea '' wheels of tho any plans lo P urcnase tlle ma ' $2,000 each, or $1.2 million for the needed 600 more. Fowler said lie did not know of year or the year after. In the meantime — what do the juvenila 15 ' judges do about Harold? i sons May. Thirteen other counties, which had their House representation re- '• <?'' two. duced, are holding elimination contests among nominees who won in May. Two counties, placed together in that one such confession otnor cnr on " lc highway when tend to incriminate the oth- ^ e 8°t out - to unhook the chain. a new senatorial district, are picking a senator. tor Jr. said that the men He was struck at that time, to the suit, by a car Dillon-Gist Pontiac Co. by Lloyd Myron Reed. killing done while ati armed rob-! Tne su 't slates that both lapertaining to i bery was being committed. He i were headed south. cars on Rouge parishes. He expects, he said, there will The federal court, rejecting two i said that under that law, it would j Named as defendants in the suit be a neet ^ ^ or 15 ° ncw votm g ma- reapportionment measures passed i be immaterial which of the three ar e Reed, James Nolan Dillon, chines each year. And he said chines now, but he would try to got them in the next fiscal year. He listed these rapid population areas which have an immediate need for more machines — Jef- Terrebonne and East Bat- by the Alabama Legislature in aj ac t ll:i lly killed the victim. special session, handed down a decision which put parts of each bill together. The judges ruled the legislature had failed to comply with the court's earlier order, cabling for fair reapportionment. The three- judge panel declared the measures unconstitutional and reapportioned the legislature by judicial decree. Stop Sign Violations Taper Off Stop sign violations in the city remained high compared to other violations scheduled in Lake Charles City traffic court Monday, but total violations dropped considerably from totals of the pasl Test flight of a helicopter equipped with an all-glass-fibre rotor blade has been made. The new blade appears to be more durable than the metal type. scheduled for city two weeks. Violations courl Monday totaled 78 with stop sign violations numbering 14 Monday, August 20, there was ; total of 107 violations with 42 foi slop .signs. The Monday before violations totaled 132, with 48 for stop signs. This week there were four cases of drunken driving. One was dismissed, one was continued until next week, and two entered pleas of not guilty and trials were scheduled. Nino bench warrants were issued by Judge Murray Anderson for persons failing to appear. Calcasieu sheriff's deputies said hat the men killed Anderson in a •obbcry atlcmpt that netted them Bobby Gist, Dillion-Gist Pontiac Co., all of Sulphur, Hertford Accident and Indemnity Co., and Traders and General Insurance $40. some of the machines are very old and wearing out fast. Some of the older machines, he said, are in East Baton Rouge, Calcasieu and Orleans parishes. 1963 FALCON FUTURA — Ford's all-new Falcon Futura convertible, the first 1963 model car to be announced out of Detroit, will be introduced in dealer showrooms throughout the country Friday, September 28. The Futura convertible is said lo combine lightness with 170-cubic-inch performance. An all-vinyl electrically operated top and full-length divan-type front seat are standard. Optional equipment includes wire wheel covers, floor mounted four-speed manual transmission and bucket seats. NEED MONEY? t FOR BACK TO SCHOOL • VACATION • MEDICAL t REFINANCE CAR NOTES Pay all your bills with one "FRIENDLY LOAN." See Mr. Pexie Dupuy or Mr. George Hudson PORT FINANCE COMPANY 1106 RYAN HE 6-7311 September 1 Elect No. 20 Trio Accused Of Shooting Nine Negroes NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police picked up three juvenile boys Sunday night and accused the trio of wounding at least nine Negroes with a pellet gun during a two-, hour shooting spree from a car • Officers said the boys, two of them 15 and the other 16, told them they were retaliating for a wave of vandalism last Friday by Negro youths who smashed car", windows. The trio, caught after driving through a roadblock, were released to the custody of their parents pending action on nine counts of aggravated battery. One of the shooting victims was listed in serious condition in a hospital. He was hit under the armpit. Police said the rifle used was a pump-type pellet gun that shoots .22 caliber pellets. EARN MORE I JUDGE JAMES N. LEE STATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE The present office holder has passed the age of re« tirement; today he can retire on fufl salary; instead he seeks a third 14 year term which he admits he cannot fulfil because, by law, he must retire at age 75. Elect A Man Who Can Serve The Full Fourteen Year Term ElECT A MAN OF DEDICATION, HONOR * INTEGRITY A* I ENROLL NOW to prepare for a CAREER in BUSINESS DAY SCHOOL, NIGHT SCHOOL Salaries In ofilc«t art high. Numerous frlnas benefits. Excellent position* waiting. Qualified young people are scarce. Choose your career- oriented course now. • SECRETARIAL • STENOGRAPHIC • ACCOUNTING t BUSINESS ADMIN. Rapid and excltlna wweti. Experienced teachers. Individual attention. Frw placement. Our graduate* art louahl by leading employers. Write or phone, today for details. Lake Charles Business Colitis 2838 By.n South»»U Shopping Center Phone 1394989

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