Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on June 6, 1963 · Page 17
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Thursday, June 6, 1963
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Move to Prevent Arrests Planned JOUR Mtt. MlMl MtH tariff ta Cmrny DNM!MJ of tour craatn for 24 noun. Th» DNM- ing katmonttat lnt« a bland ef iaaty IM) M»k up MMli. ti contain*, eihtr fraiti, plum, banana*, and M«l«n ball* and to tlavend by mlnialura manlunaUaws. 'MERCY KILLING' Former Envoy Slain by Wife COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) —Police reported Wednesday the American wife of Denmark's former ambassador to the United States, Henrlk Kauffmann, slit her husband's throat and then took her own life with the same bread knife. They described the murder as a "mercy killing." Kauffmann, police said, had an Inoperable cancer and "his wife killed him to save him from further suffering. Then she committed suicide, having left a number of letters to relatives explaining why she was going to do it." Mrs. Kauffmann was the former Charlotte MacDougall of Beaufort, S.C., daughter of Rear Adm. William D. MacDougall. She was 63 and Kauffmann was 74. A'nurse found their bodies when she entered their suite in a luxurious health and nerve clinic on the coast K) miles north of Copenhag en. The former ambassador was the much-decorated symbol ol Danish resistance to the Nazis in World War II. Kaufmann, one of the best- known men in Denmark, gained fame when, as an envoy to Washington, he refused to take orders from the Copenhagen authorities cooperating with the Nazi invaders in 1940. He served as the rallying force for other Danish diplomats throughout the free world. On his own authority, he signed a 1941 agreement with the United States for American defense of Greenland, then a Danish colony. This was before the United States entered the war. In 1M2, he lined up Denmark as one of the Allies against the Axis powers. Kauffmann, son of a Danish court official, stayed in the United States after the war and was given the honorary appointment of minister without portfolio in the Danish government. He was head of the Danish delegation at the foundation of the United Nations and was named ambassador to Washington in 1947. He retired in 1958 and returned to Denmark. A lean and handsome man, Kauffmann was undergoing treatment at a sanatorium at the time of his death. His wife also was believed to be receiving treatment there. They were married in 1926. They leave two adult daughters, both living in Denmark. U.S. Drafts Stiff Protest To Ecuador WASHINGTON (AP)-The United States drafted a stiff protest Wednesday against fines imposed by Ecuador on two U.S. tuna boats charged with fishing illegally in Ecuadorian waters. Asst. Secretary of State Edwin Martin called in Ecuadorean Ambassador Dr. Neftall Ponce- Miranda this morning in an effort to get full information on what had happened. Stale Department officials said there were also conferences with the Ecuadorian government at Quito. A State Department spokesman said that in view of the United States there was no legal basis for Ecuador's action against the fishing boats White Star and Ranger, operating out of San Diego, Calif. Ecuador has asserted control over water extending 200 miles from its coast. The United States "recognizes only a three-mile limit. A whole fleet of tuna boats was involved in the incident last week when Ecuadorian authorities seized and took into port the two vessels which Tuesday were fined a'total of $20,688. Project Has Pup/7s Rolling On the Floor SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A classroom experiment has pupil* rolling OB thj flor, It began wben wall40'WaU car* peting ww installed recently in the kindergarten classroom of the Seymour Elementary School. The school iy*tem is trying to determine whether carpeting is more durable and easier to maintain than other types of floor covering. The five-year-olds apparently like the idea, according to Tama- raCob*fl,thekUd»rgarten teachajr. Although the pupil* said nothing when the carpet was put down, ' "They took it in with their .bodies." gite said. "Th»y ware swimming if it." Mr«. Cohen »aid that her classes ' spend at Lent batf of ti*ix claw- room time saiifd or sprawled OD the floor. And she sill vitb the*, she said. "Iff so toft and relaxing." Esler Field Tower Asked By Delegation WASHINGTON (AP)-An Alexandria, La., delegation has reported it was encouraged over prospects for getting a control tower at the Esler Field Airport, near Alexandria. Here for a meeting with officials of the Federal Aviation Agency Wednesday were Louis Harrell and Lynn Longino. Rep. Gillis Long, D-La., also participated. Harrell and Long reported later that under FAA rules an airport must have 24,000 landings and takeoffs yearly in order to qualify for a federal control tower project. "We have met this criteria on three previous occasions," Har rell said, "and we are confident we will meet it again when a new count is made later this month. "The FAA official strongly indicated that if we meet the count the tower will be included in the program drawn up for next year." Long likewise said he is optimistic over prospects. He added, however, that it probably would be another 18 months before the tower could be built since procedure requires that the project be authorized by Congress before money can be appropriated. Civil Rights Aid Promised By Republicans By BARRY gCHWEtft WASHINGTON 'API - Republi can senators have promised to support additional civil rights leg islatlon. But they remained mute on whether they would try to crush a Southern filibuster. The Republican position wa« hammered out Wednesday at the second of two conferences promot ed by Sen. Jacob K. Javits of New York, an ardent supporter of civi rights legislation. No agreement was reached a the initial two-hour meeting. Then at the end of a three-hour session in late afternoon, the Republican approved a statement saying the will "support further appropriat legislation required to help solv the problems of our nation in th field of civil rights." Not all the 33 Republican sen ators attended the closed meeting —the exact number present coul not be determined—and Sen. Lev erett Saltonstall of Massachusetts, chairman of the conference, said there was some division on adopt- ng the statment. "I couldn't say it was unanimous," he said, "but I can truthfully say I am confident the ayes carried it." Approved by voice vote, the policy statement is not binding on the GOP senators, he said. The Republicans did not examine the question of whether they JA&EIOR, Jfiss. "> tm> •t ttt*WCT CShaMl EpWHIMi CMRR •> fftove into fh% t00i Jay today amtf reports they would seek a federal eowt injonttton to prevent ar- rasts that have sent ei? to jail. The ftflftfitt Aanctetfori for it AftaffiSflRffi of coloted P*>- ile cftlted I presi confeTWM For orjft. saying it was moving into "legal phase" of the drive to liminate the «rtw bar. Medgar fivers, tfAACP State teld secretary, told a mass meeting of 400 Negroes Wednesday flight that solidarity between May. Allen Thompson and businessmen was Weakening as Negro speakers denied integration ef- orts were losing force. "We've had some people from hese places on Capitol Street come to our office on their knees, so we're winning this fight," the 37'jrear-old Jackson Negro said. "There will be demonstrations on Capitol Street tomorrow," Bvers told last night's crowd. Capitol is the city's main business street. Nine Negroes In two separate Cflunty MO the rfttry to HoMse'sYote • VUMfc •^m^i^B&jai^i^^i^^ht^KM unKfnvtinGm Bill k listed 1M«MT,MttAHiVMl If Bay Resumes Growing After Seven-Year Delay efforts Nt uBMtt urged Negroes at ^^^^^ iB^^^ j^-l^^ press uKii uiive. Tbe ftev. Mr. Toeker, who was oy a police OBJ tt wrts spring WB§S fee to Bi(we flH under pBnct oirtcr, hinted he would take part in demonstrations here. "If it's a most 1'fl go to jail with you. I'm here to serve you to the best of my ability," the &yeaf4td minister said. The Rev. S. L. Whitney of Jackson, a member of a Negro committee deadlocked in negotiations with Thompson, Mid Since 1954 Mississippi, led by its senators in Washington, had defied the law as laid down in the Supreme Court school desegregation decision. "If the law is wrong, then we must break the law ... what's good for the goose is good for the gander. "If there Is no trouble to stir up. could anybody stir it up?" he mm nJHCTjjr, fM» ytfiRTvi ram at H. flM MR at it art in mn gnmng. rWt II tt OR unit fpBjoB (M M is atnM nt tin of • HMB nut* grate. HB jfowifl rialwd after HftoH « A * ^b^fe^^^^ A^Ml^^tt a. n HHiiigiiBm IUIIM his pftnjlary fJatuI tad to M rPBtR aR MM flf HS bratn. %>^ ^fc^M^hlfc^^ Ik^A ^^^k_^& k^. ^«_ MB 8ui)ni9eu nn aociani DJ n* cflvertng. With W* pltnnaty gw», groups were arrested for parading I said, attacking "miUlde agitator without a permit Wednesday, four on Capitol Street and five nearby. The Rev. D. L. Tucker, pastor charges." If there was nothing wrong, day as a hffl bwnstmg addftfwtal t«frement benefits for legislators failed to pass by four votes on its first itttWrpl: Pot iflcreHtng WBfttfiem ten*. fits <«): R«R. Adms, Alford, AlHByer. Arceneaux. Ashley, Sarranger. Becnel, Beison, D. A. Bernard. Bernhard. Bertrand, Bickford, Bolden. BoMMM, J. M. town, W. K. Bro*», Grant. DttOtf. tte- lony. Dupfiflt, Dysufi, fajgbut. Floyd, Himel, Jack, JtfflMettlfe, Lancaster. Lebreton, Lehmann, Mrs. Lewis, ttatassa, McLein, Morgan, O'Brien, Ordwtwrax, Pfister, Rao, Richmond, SdWttterg- er, SherMan, Simon, I. Smith, Steen, Strother, Sullivan, Tapper, Triche, Vesich. Womack. Against increasing retirement benefits (43): Reps. H. Allen, 1. J. Allen, Ammons, Antelmo, E. L. Bernard, Bethard, Branton, A. D. Brown, Casey, Ciaccio, Cooper, Dowries, Jupuis, Dyer, Pondren, Foahee, !of Mrs. Lefilanc. Fulro, Garrptt, Gibbs, Hoover, j The woman, 37, was found Inhn, Knowles, Undrieu, Leake, ! strangled lo death in the couple's rtcCormack. McCrary, McGehee, j nearby Labadlevflle home last KcHenry, Michot, Moller. Munson. Napper, Peck, Perron. Rand, loy, Sanders, Schwegmann. J. K. Smith, P. K. Smith, Smither, should try to crush the filibuster Dixie forces likely would set up in an effort to block new civil rights legislation. Without substantial Republican support, northern Democrats would be powerless to beat back the Southerners since a two thirds majority of senators voting is needed to invoke cloture. The Democratic Kennedy administration is known to be preparing a civil rights package, and Javits had urged his GOP colleagues to "go down the line for civil rights legislation in this session of Congress." We/torn Jock Is Watchdog Of Kennedys BATON ROUGE (AP) - Rep. Wellborn Jack, a Caddo Parish segregationist, serves as a one- man legislative watchdog on the doings of the Kennedys. They're a frequent target of his wrath. He got up and told the Louisiana House Tuesday Atty. Gen. Robert Kennedy has applied to a private, segregated school in Maryland for admission of his three eldest sons. "I called the cook at the school to find out that there are not any Negro boys in the school," the legislator said. Jack quoted from a news story that said Kennedy had applied for admission of his sons in the Landon School for Boys In Bethesda, Md., near Washington. "The story says that there was no immediate information available on whether the Landon school had any Negro students," Jack explained. "I knew I couldn't get any information from the school master, so I placed a long distance call to the cook.' nothing could stir you up." The Rev. Mr. Whitney urged softer treatment of Negroes not active in Integration effort, urging, "let us not condemn those who cannot march with us. Sometimes, mother home on her knees can do no fhore than we can do on our feet." Speakers said a boycott effort was working, that the main white library had been quietly desegregated and vowed their efforts were not a "youth movement," but one of "Negroes who want freedom and want it now." City police released statistics Wednesday showing 438 of 617 persons arrested in picketing, sit-ins and mass marches were juveniles —under 18. Juveniles arrested ranged from one 11-year-old to 138 Ifi-year-olds and 131 17-year-olds. Fourteen white and Negro poisons who staged a pray-in on the steps of the post office on Capitol Street last week were convicted on breach of peace charges Wednesday. City Judge James Spencer met ed out $200 fines and 4-month jai terms after turning down motions for dismissal on grounds the in cident occurred on federal proper ty and that the breach of peac statute was unconstitutional. Napoleonville Man Admits Wife Slaying NAPOLEONVILLE, U. (AP) Sheriff Murray Landry says that Alex LeBlanc. 5ft, halt made n statement admitting the ilaying m HP* tt vJR Mnl flu Ml IMf of Ml INM If§ H* sttrtrt •*»! ft WttttMft *^ JL A^M& Aflk ^^^M^M^ ~j^—^^ r Dm • • nij on KfBlHX. CUBIU- 19iry t DIQlQg^f 9Ou taMi fHUrU anf MM CM fin HKfll tti itidMn M9te *J«gJf! B BR ffDP VQIvie.NMB' IRaflHHRR §t uW ^BtnOS rWw. rufft SSyS n6 u rather <|tit scbooJ and go to work. He wants Ms Had to finance him in tire ConSirlMXIflfl DQ91MIS9. Tnft pfm^itt |M|lfl MS a Wg roXil dtfg\ BMHfCgWu No. 3, wMcfi follows Mm (0 school and escorts Mm ham The lad's full name is Roger Flint Hunter Jr. but when he was I or S he got tired of Junior or Little Roger. H« said he wanted to ta called Flint — and he has been ever since. Stinson, Villir. Absent or not voting (13): Speaker Jewell, Angelfe, Buras, Crais, Durand, Fields, Gregson, Grlwaffl, MeOitUgan, Murtes, Seaman, Sylvester, Thomas. Civil Rights Discussed by GOP Senators WASHINGTON (AP)-Republican senators discussed civil rights problems for two hours Wednesday in a closed party conference without reaching any decisions. Sen. Lcverett Saltonstall of Massachusetts, chairman of the conference, told newsmen another meeting had been scheduled. Sen. .lacob K. Javits of New York, who requested the conference, had urged his GOP colleagues to "go down the line for civil rights legislation in this session of Congress." But comments of senators emerging from the conference pointed up that the Republicans, like the Democrats, are divided. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona told newsmen he saw no need for additional civil right measures, although he added this didn't necessarily mean he would oppose any bill that might be pro posed. Friday. LeBlanc at the time told sheriff's officers that his wife was killed by three men who broke into the house and robbed him. The sheriff Tuesday, however, quoted LeBlanc as saying that he killed his wife unintentionally during a quarrel over money. District Attorney Aubert Talbot said he would file a murder charge against LeBlanc and that it might be considered grand jury next week. by the LSU Announces New Appointment BATON ROUGE (AP) - Dr. Alvin C. Harper, business manager of Louisiana State University at Alexandria, has been appointed assistant to LSU executive vice president Martin Woodin on the Baton Rouge campus, LSU said Wednesday. Dr. Harper will retain 'his present academic rank of associate professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness after his transfer to the campus here. 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