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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Tuesday, October 25, 1966
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X-% \A/*II« • I 'TUESDAY, OCT. 21 Gen. Williamson to be Candidate for new Polk com mande FT. POLK -- Brig Gen. Ellis on the Pacific islands of Oki- t'pnn graduating from Atlantic W. Williamson will assume nawa. Taiwan, Irimote and the Christian College with a bache- command of Ft. Polk Nov. 1. Philippines as well as in Korea Already selected for promo- and Thailand, Gen. Williamson's tion to major general, the high- unit, in May 1965. became the ly decorated officer has been first U.S. Army ground combat serving as assistant comman- ; unit to enter the conflict in Viet dant of The Infantry School. Ft. i Nam. Benning, Ga., since March, 1966. Under his command tne 173rd Gen. Williamson assumed ' Airborne Brigade participated command of the 173rd Airborne I in actions designed to protect Brigade (SEP) upon its activa- friendly installations and to dr- liamson was commissioned tion in Okinawa in July 1963. stroy enemy forces in the Bien second lieutenant of infantry. He organized and trained this j Hoa—Vung Tau—Ben Cat areas talks to supporters lor of arts degree in 1940. he entered the Federal service with the North Carolina National Guard Through high school and college he was a member of the chateau Charles 120th Infantry Regiment of the \f n ndav. North Carolina National Guard, and in March 1941 Gen. Wil- Roswell Thompson, an announced candidate for governor in the Democratic Primary to be held next year, addressed a group of supporters at the Motor Hotel He remained with this regi Thompson said important con- a tacts are being made throughout the state to set up an or- the panization in his bid for unit for its reserve force mis- j and into the mountain plateau ment throughout World War II. governorship. sion in the Pacific theater dur- i areas of Plciku and Kontom. rising in rank from private to i ing the next two years. i Following extensive training' Racford. N.C., June 2, 1918 i.n.3 VI i i \-inu ciuu IMMII\M 11. II-Mil (^ 111 I nurv llt'iu }i i i v CM ^ \\r '• , ... , f A r Gen. Williamson was born in its last regimental commander "M>' Campaign will ne tor Band, chorus fo appear in area staff officer. Gen. Williamson was integrated into the Regular Army in 1946 and for the next three years served as an instructor of tnc- A free concert, was the feature baritone solo- tics at The Infantry School be- ist for the Armv Field Band. prior to the unit's return to states rights, free- enterprise state control in January 1946. "rial segregation, individual He served as a commander freedom and keeping govern- through platoon, company, bat- ment out of businesses that can talion and regimental level and be handled by private enter- as a battalion and regimental prise." Thompson said. Thompson said old age pensions must be raised to a minimum of $125 monthly even if it necessitated a state lottery to The bands assistant conduct- and General Staff College JUST IN TIME — Lake Charles firemen quickly extinguished a fire at 1501 Winterhalfer St. to/ day. Fumes from gasoline being used for cleaning 1C policemen to teach at state school \ BUNKIE - Capt. Dave Farque and Capt. Frank Landry of the Lake Charles Police Department have been appointed instructors in the LSU Train- Ing Academy here. Capt. Farque will instruct |x>lice officers from throughout the state in firearms. He is training officer for the Lake Charles department. Capt. Landry, a member of the detective division, will instruct in criminal code and other related subjects. Law enforcement officers at tending the academy complete 170 hours of basic law enforcement training during the four week course. were apparently ignited by the pilot light from a water heater. Smoke and fire damage resulted io the rear of the home. (American Press Staff Photo). FT. POLK will be presented here Friday by the U. S. Army Field Band and the Soldiers' Chorus of or and executive oflicer is Capt Washington, D. C. The public Samuel J. Fricano. is invited to attend the per- The band will aim formance which will begin at 7 p.m. in the amphitheater behind building T-I. according to an announcement. fore attending the Command in Lake Charles When the Korean War started he joined Headquarter-. X- peop | c •• Corps, made the amphibious at '' ldlon and '"'"' achieve the goal. "U'c must stop race mixing and race ricts and return to a government of. for and by the Thompson said. School Auditorium at The Army Field Band travels : the second, McNeese State Col- throusands of miles each year ' lege Auditorium. 8 p.m appear formances Thursday, the' first ™lly spent 20 months ***^in the Lake Charles High ant traimnR o f.cer and l.ammg m officer of X Corps. 1 For two years Gen. Williamson served in the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, at- On the question of the possibility of Gnv. McKeithen succeeding himself. Thompson concluded. "Regardless of the outcome of Amendment number 1 in the November election, John McKeithen will never be General tax hike foreseen for '67 LUBBOCK, Tex. (AP)-Thcre will probably be a general tax increase next year, Chairman George H. Mahon, D-Tex., of the House Appropriations Committee, said today. "I think there may have to be a tax increase," Mahon said in a speech prepared for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. ". . . Expenditures for the war hi Viet Nam will continue to mount upward, and expenditures for domestic purposes are mounting. "Government revenues are going up too, but the increase in revenues. . . probably will not be sufficient to approach a pay-as-we-go situation." The appropriations handled by Mahon's committee this year BUSINESS 6? MARKETS set a peacetime record —about \ $145 billion, including such fix- \ tures as interest on the nation- \ al debt. i VA pensioners to receive questionnaires iU . -, , , _. , . ... . - , , as the representative band of; The band will give a concert tmlcd thp Armcd Forces stnff clfTled govcrnor again . - H e the Department of the Army. , at 5 pin Saturday in n.irevc- ; col , cgc and lncn servcd in lhc has betrayed. double talked and The bandsmen, known as ; port at the State Pair Grounds offjco of tne secretary of De- madc so many unkept promis- •The Kings of the Highway, | Stadium. fcnse es to the voter's that his chances ... have appeared in all 50 states, in 15 European countries, Cana- j da, Mexico, and the Far East.! ; The band's repertoire c o n| sists of classical, semi-classical, and popular selection, choral arrangements, novelty numbers and military marches. Maj. Wilmont N. Trumbull, conductor of the Army band, Income questionnaires which i has spent more than two dec- He said, however, that "we; determine the amount of pen-lades in the field of military can pay as we go, and we can-; s i on a veteran or his depen-; music. He was graduated from not at this time defend a policy dents receive fro mthe Veter- i the New England Conservato- which does less.' : ans Administration will be in- i ry. Boston, June 1938. In 1956. he assumed command O f c i ec tj on to any public office of thc 13th Infantry Regiment are ni |;< Thmpson said, at Fort Carson, Colo., and then ; look i he regiment to Germany on Operation Gyroscope. ; After commanding this regi- I ment for two and a half years, he served as chief of the training division at Headquarters. , Seventh U.S. Army. i He then returned home to qualify as a parachutist and at„,, , .. . . .. tend thc National War Col- Three damage suits totaling | egc $1.7 million were filed Monday ', Following three years in the '. ed the rotating trophy of the Three damage suits filed for $1.7 million Toastmaster trophy won fay Rothkamm Robert Rothkamm, 1714 Whispering Woods Road, was award- The alternative to a tax in- j eluded in the November pay- i The Soldiers' Chorus has'in 14th Judicial District Court office of the Deputy Chief crease, Mahon said, is wage, ments this year, Lawrence J. j been on network radio, televi- and price controls "but they j Centola, manager of the Veter-! sion and in a recent movie are not in the offing." \ ans Administration Regional Of- short. "This would create far more i fice in New Orleans said to- Sgt. Maj. problems and far greater in-1 day. equities than a tax increase. There is absolutely no support in Washington at this time for price and wage controls," he said. Eugene Coughlin, chorus director, studied at the Recipients of VA pensions are | M ° uSsicAngClcS Conscrvator y of of as the result of a traffic acci- Staff for Personnel "at Depart- dent near Iowa. ment of the Army, Gen. Williamson assumed command of The suits were filed by Slier-' t)ie mr( \ Airborne Brigade. Bellow, 24, Lawrence j Additional military schooling required to return the income i "" Sll y f u. iXir re . ^ 8P ho «,,ie»;«H«o!« ^ n f n ^ !„„ •» ' tor of the Soldiers Chorus he McNeese pair to participate in USL meet Market makes ate gains in moderate trade ,„ Vgi 447 154.0 138.7 286.0 '•ar OQO 518.2 132.8 171.5 352.6 NEW YORK (AP)—Selective jains by blue chips helped firm 'the stock market late this af- iternoon, erasing most if not all of an early loss. Trading was noderate. J Volume for the day was estimated at 6 million shares com»red with 5.78 million Monday. The industrial average managed to cancel all of its initial decline and move into plus ter- Titory, but on an over-all basis Ithe market showed a slight loss •based on other averages. I Improvement in blue chips, which provided early encouragement, spread somewhat as the session wore on although there were still plenty of losers, among them airlines, electronics, rails, motors and electrical equipments. A 3-point advance by Du Ponl and gains of about a point each by American Smelting and In- A 3-point advance by Du Pont and gains of about a point each by American Smelting and International Harvester helped shore up the averages. Emery Air Freight lost aboui 3'2, Superior Oil and Northwest Airlines about 2 each. Texaco and Cities Service ad| SOYBEANS CHICAGO (AP) - Soybeans No. 1 yellow 2.9698 n. Soybeans vanced fractionally after rais- jig their dividends. Eastern and KLM dropped about 2 each, as did General Instrument. SCM Corp., down nearly a point, looked ike the volume leader. It traded on an early block of 50,000 shares. DOW JONES Courtuy of A. C. Eetwordi & Soni, 107 Weber Building. DOW JONES Tutsdoy FOURTH HOUR AVERAGES: .788.08 Up, .33 .192.10 Off, 1.23 ..133.48 Up, .27 Industrials Rails Utilities , FOURTH HOUR STOCKS: Allied Chemicals 33>/4 Allied Stores 27'/< American Bakeries 15 American T & T 55 Anaconda 73V> Aqua Chemicals iott Armour & Co 28V< Ashland Oil 27'/4 Boeing Aircraft 45'/i Chrysler 33* Cities Service 49 Continental Oil 68 Dow Chemical 60 Dynalectron 3V Eastern Airlines 54'. Firestone '., 44-1 Ford 4ivi General Dynamics 4M-4 General Motors , 72'i General Telephone 42'/i Gordon Jewelry \v.' t W. R. Grace 39^ Gulf Oil 593, Gulf Statei 373,4 Hercules 43 Kennecott Copper 33'» Llbbv 9'j Lockheed 55'i Lane Star Cement uu Mack Trucks 3ov» Montgomery Ward. 23'i National Alrllnet 61'/j Olln Mothleion $i» Pan American <u} s Pepsi Cola Pittsburgh PC 5l'/» Polaroid 1343/4 R C A 43% Seari Roebuck 471/4 Socony Mobil 4744 Sperry Rand JJH Sid. of California 65'/4 Std. of Indiana 53 Sid. of N.J. Stauffer . Tenneco Texas Co. 69H 34V< 21'. 73',i LAFAYETTE - Albert Soul-1 amire and Barbara Belew, both \ of McNeese State College in Lake Charles,. will be partici- j pants in the 15th Annual Convention of the Louisiana Music j Teachers Association to be held at USL Thursday through Saturday. Stoutamire, the state chairman of National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors, will preside during a discussion on "A Search for Better Materials for High School Wind Soloists." Miss Belew, who also teaches in the music department at McNeese, will be chairman of a theory rally with student affiliates. The convention is being held jointly with the Louisiana chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the American Strings Teachers' Association, and the music section of the Louisiana College Conference. More than 250 teachers are expected to be present at the convention. $1 million tax liens are filed in Calcasieu Federal tax liens of over $1 million were filed in Calcasieu Parish against a New Orleans oil man, his wife and a com- questionnaire before Jan. 31, 1967, in order that their pensions j may be continued. Pensions j vary according to the amount of i income a veteran has from oth-1 er sources. ! l VA pensions go to persons i who have become totally dis- i abled from other than service- incurred causes. The questionnaires also go to parents of deceased veterans who are receiving dependency and indemnity compensation. The VA asks that the forms be returned as soon as possi- U. 5. official to address A. of C. board Edwin Lcland, manager of the New Orleans office of the U.S. Department of Commerce, legedly' 'rammed will speak to the Lake Charles j from behind about Association of Commerce board ! O f Iowa. , vanced courses at The Infantry ish. They are asking for com-! school and the Command and pensation to offset medical j General Staff College, bills, pain and suffering, and He is a 1962 graduate of the loss of income in the future.' Harvard University graduate Loss of income is thc bulk of school of business and earned the amount demanded. j his master of science degree in The three men ircordim» tn international affairs at George i nViS $$'£E$$ at i Washington University in 1963. r 11 ' , ' Gen. Williamson is married to ir, U • i ' 4 W6r f ! the former Margaret McNeil! of in a pickup truck being driven by Adam Ceaser Jr. on Oct. 28, 1965. A truck ! owned by Chemical Cleaning and Equipment Service Inc. of Texas and Chemical Cleaning and Equipment Service Inc. al- Toastmasters Club at its meeting Monday night. Rothkamm was voted t h c best speaker of the evening. Charles Fontenot was toastmaster of the evening, with .1. G. Head conducting table topics. Bill Burch was the general critic and handled evalu- Visitors to thc meeting were Kent Guy and Charles Drozda. A local and national speech Charlotte. N.C. and »»• »• - has two! John Pochc. past president of "•»• "•• thc pickup mile north ble and that care be taken toj 0 f directors Wednesday. see that the card does not be-, j| e W j|[ explain thc instruc come folded or mutilated. It is to be used in automatic machines that require the card to be flat and intact. Burglar raids 14 autos af local mote! The company and Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co. arc named defendants. Production jumps above prediction Soileau Ceaser $396,496. and tion kit on industrial civil defense at the 3 p.m. meeting, according to General Manager Adolph J. Janca. The kit has special instructions for business and industrial executives on the organization of civil defense procedures to protect their plants, offices and records. The agenda also includes a report by the building commit-i ij i report by the building commit- fO nOld QUID DO tee. The legislative committee, '•' which meets today, is expected ; CHICAGO lAPi - Secretary , cent. George Meany, president . ,. , ,„„„.„. i of Labor W. Willard Wirlz said of the AFL-CIO, has accused the i?rJS g I *' A ' 81 ' ! today that the increase in the President's council of rigging Azenor productivity of workers in the j the arithmetic in clinging to 3.2 United States — the output per I per cent. He said it should be at Judge Jack C. Watson ordered ' man hour ~ llas risen to 3 ' 8 P er . lcas f 3 - 6 ^f ccnt> ;.. i. « _ t 1 ss«Mit , \]L^ir t t p » c?r\\rl r*£irn jury trials. United Airlines ffii United Gas U.S. SUel Zenith Job interviews to be held for social workers The Louisiana Department of Public Welfare will have representatives on campus at McNeese State College to interview persons interested in so- to submit recommendations or explanations of the amend- A car burglar broke into 14, men t s Louisiana voters will automobiles parked at Holi- j cast ballots on in the general day Inn during the nighf, the j election. Calcasieu Sheriff's Department reported today. Among the major items reported taken were a tape recorder, electric razor, credit cards, rings, cameras, clothing and an automobile clock stripped from one of the cars. The department spokesman also reported the arrest of four youlhs in connection with the breaking into candy machines at a washateria and taking of articles from automobiles at a bowling alley. No charges had been filed early today. City police marked a quiet night. One of the major items was a report of vandalism at the Speech and Hearing Center cent. i Wirtz said recent increases The secretary's 3.8 per cent' that unions negotiated with ma- figure is considerably above the j jor industries "are understanda- 3.2 per cent the Johnson admin- j ble in view of the increases in istration has relied on and rec-! the cost of living." ommended as being noninfla-, But Wirtz condemned the set- tionary, and as the guide-K^t to ; tlement of the AFL-CTO Trans- The annual Bazaar and Gum- hold a ° vvn P riccs and Wa 8 c in " port Workcrs Ullion wl . th .. An }eri- citizens bo sale for the benefit of the; C1 '£,'' ses lake Clnrlps ' Men ' The tion Age, senior citizens club, will be held Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall of the F i r s t Methodist Church, Lake Charles. The Bazaar sale will he from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. according a " interview with to the Rfv. A. M. Martin of West 'f win of thc (:h ; Lake, president. News. can Airlines as "out of line.' administration and the ; The recent wage boosts have Council of Economic shattered the 3.2 per cent guide- Advisers have held to the 3.2 post. per cent figure as the annual : Wirt/said the settlement of 11 increase in the rate of produc-; AFL-CIO unions with General tivity. That rate was decided on Electric averages about 4Vi per in 1962. cent a year. GE officials figured Wirtz made his comments in it at slightly more than 5 per Robert M cent, •ajjo Dailv ; The settlement with American Airlines provides for three Mrs. W. W. f'axlon of Lake .that the produclivity rait- is Charles is program chairman, nilicantly higher than '12 per Organized labor IKIS prole tnd increases of 5 per cent each. retroactive; to May 1 and to be paid within 18 monlhs. pany. Documents filed in the office of Southwest Louisiana Inc. at of Clerk of Court Acton Hille- ! 538 Kirb y- Nineteen window brandt show assessments for i P anes valued at * 40 were brok $778,510 against Sam J. and en with a pelkt gun< P° lice Barbara Recile of 6225 Paris, said New Orleans. The liens cover the personal income tax years of 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1962. Another lien, for $320,313 was filed against Recile Oil Co. of Louisiana Inc. of 510 O'Keefe Ave., New Orleans. This one Highlights of Manila GSRI official will speak here Oil 10.90 n. Soybeans closed Monday : '.i j c j a i work as a career. to 5 7 /» lower, November $2.91 Vi- interviews will be 91. PifY. Low Clol« ClOM James H. Chubbuuk, assist- covers the period ending June ant to the president of the Gulf "». 1962. | South Research Institute at Ba- A third Hen was filed against | ton Rouge, will be the guest from 9 a company with the same ad- lexf given of 'freedom' declaration MANILA (AP) -Here is the j text of the "Goals of Freedom" j declaration signed today by the I seven-nation summit conference j on Viet Nam: , We, the seven nations gathered in Manila, declare our unity, our resolve, and our purpose in seeking together the goals of freedom in Viet Nam and in the ! Asian and Pacific areas. They ; MANIU (AP) _ Here are March. Local village and ham- among ourselves^ ^until the 1. To be free from aggression. 2. To conquer hunger, illiteracy, and disease. 3. To build a region of security, order, and progress. 4. To seek reconciliation and peace throughout Asia and the Pacific. Methodists to hear diplomat John K. Horner. diplomat anci not later than six months after /ptr-K'-r n •< :>'" -•'<"'! ""' *> ' resident at Tulane University, the above conditions have bot-n oi>"'-ed l> v ;i""ivs .i\r '»'•'•<• 'ml confe rence outline tlined lies fighting in Viet Nam: Allied Troop Withdrawal "They shall be withdrawn, after close consultation, as the (North Viet Nam) its forces to the other side withdraws North, ceases infiltration and the level of violence thus sub-! On the War in Viet Nam iet Nam with the The seven national "declare international Red Cross in the our unity, our resolve and our. ap pii ca tion of the Geneva Con- purpose in seeking together the: vent j on on Prisoners of War, the goals of freedom in Viet Nam, seven na tjons: "Welcomed the and in the Asian and Pacific j reso ] u tion adopted by the Exec- areas" and to conquer hunger illiteracy and disease. utive Committee of the League of Red Cross Societies on Oct. 8. 1966, calling for compliance a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday. College graduates and seniors may contact Mr. William Welch, placement director at McNeese in order to schedule an Interview. dress as Recile Oil Co. This one is against G. Brian Corp. of 510 O'Keefe Ave., New Orleans and is for 1358,784. The periods ending May 31, 1963 and May 31, 1965. speaker at the noon luncheon j will be the featured speaker al fulfilled." Wednesday of the Rotary Club of Southeast Lake Charles. "GSRI and the Community" will be the topic of his address. The luncheon, will be held in the Piccadilly Cafeteria. the Wesley Foundation at 6:30 sides Those forces will be with- "We arc united in our deter- with the C.eneva Convention in drawn as soon as possible and mination that the South Viet- the V:;:t Nam ccnflut. full sup- n .( r>'/. -.'i" 1 ! ""t b > I'urt for the Intcrnatiiinal torn- d Cros> and im- iciion to rcj;atriato sick and wounded of war" They ex- shah uuuy ue inm-ivm n^.i io utcuiaa- choose their own way of life and seriously Uu-ir own form of government, prisoners South Vietnamese Klevtious Wednesday. 1 South Viet Nam agreed to The topic of Horner's lectures hold elections within sis months i We shall continue our military pressed willingness to meet with re to be "The Emerging Na- after a new constitution is com- and all oilier efforts as firmly the international committee "to are tions" and "The Role of the pleted. The constitution is expected to be drawn up next and as long as may be neces-; discuss the immediate exchange sary. in close consultation '• of prisoners." ^

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