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   Jennings Daily News (Newspaper) - August 19, 1959, Jennings, Louisiana                                i VOLUME 63 Mwnbm Audit ol CtxcuUiloni r J PARTLY CLOUDY Partly cl ihundersh Highei My tonight AUGUST of Associated NUMBER 164 Lcrfce Arthurs Town Officials Urge Park Bond Issue Support LAKE Lake Arthurs mayor and board of aldermen today issued a detailed outline of the upcoming bond el The balloting is scheduled next Tuesday and deals with the issu ance of in bonds for the purchase 01 additional property Contract Let On Interstate Road At Egan and Hol land of Montgomery has received a Louisiana Department of Highways contract for milts of work along the EganCrowley Interstate Route in Acadia Highway Director Richard son sad plans cell for drainage bridges and overpass beginning at the intersection of State Route 30 two miles west of east ward new location to the junction of State Route ciyht tenths of a mile north of Work has already begun and 27 months will be required for com the Highway Department The contractor wfll be required to provide means of to nnd egress from the existing State Route 100 at all times to proper ty owners located south of the proposed pending completion of the south service it was pointed Oscar Guidry of Church chairman of the State Board of is the member of the board the Seventh Congres sonal in which the pro ject is Richardson said Howe of Jennings has been assigned as pro ject under supervision of Highway De partment engineer at Lake for the towns public park on the lake The tract which the town of ficials wanf purchase has a front footage of 351 feet on Lake Street and extends to the edge of the The addition will be used to expand the facilities of the now used by hirdreds of persons from Lake Arthur and also the surrounding cities and In the outline of the Mayor Bertrand and the Lake Arthur bpard of aldermen said In order to clear up some of the questions that have come to our attention in this we wish to say that our beautiful lake is one of our greatest assets and one which most towns or cities do not what we citizens do to increase and multiply our assets is up to It is true that Lake Arthur is very short of ample public park space for its needs in sofar as the town actually owns a very small portion of the park which is presently being It is also true that recreation of our youth is essential in the prevention of juvenile delinqu To some for this property may seem like a lot of allow us to mention the fact that property on Main Street Arthur Avenue is valued at sum of per front The involved in our bond issue has a front footage of 3M so should it not be valu ed possibly in excess of the price being asked Also 20 years ago the same property was purchased for then 10 years later was sold for five times the value of 10 more years lat we are confronted with the proposition of buying it for only 2 times the price paid by the present After reviewing reliable re cords of property transactipns in Lake Arthur 10 years found that property bougnttheh is now valued at five times the Now let us look at what this issuewill cost the property own ers in Ijake PariiliV Campaign Leader For Morrison Herschell Jennings has been named Jeff Davis campaign manager for the Chep Morrison The announcement was made by Morrison headquarters tiler visit last weekend to Jennings by candidate for and his running George candidate for lieuten ant Knight was also Morrisons Jeff Davis campaign manager in the 1956 when Earl Long swept into office on the first pri mary Long led Jeff Davis vote over Morrison by a five to three margin but did not have a majority Knight commented on his ap pointment as parish campaign manager I feel very honored to have again been asked to be the Jeff erson Davis campaign manager for Chep Morrison and George candidates for governor and lieutenant respect UNUSUAL IDEA seen in Jen nings is flowers in sidewalk A reader repclrts n tractive bleeding heart growing In a broken sidewalk in front of Tibbys It is probably pret tier than a common cenient STATION WAGON owners in the Jennings area arc asked tc regster with Civil Defense so their vehicles may be available for evacuation Carl Bar nette or Dorothy Barnette cin be contacted about the regis Privately owned buses may be WOULDBE LAW violators In Jennings who have learned to spot the creamcolored Ford polce car now havi a new That car has bean traded and a solid black 195J Ford is now the iocaJ squad ACTIVITY in the building on the southwest corner of Main pnd Nezpique is in preparation for the opening of a White Auto Tha store Is epected ready for business by My acceptance of this appoint as well as my personal de cision to vote for and support Chep Morrison and his was the easiest decision I have ever made on the basis of the merits HEKSCHEL KNIGHT of the announced candidates for governor in the forthcoming elec I know that Chep Morrison will never embarrass the State of Louisiana in any should he be elected There is no doubt in anyones mind in the State of Louisiana that he is Ihe most qualified cand idate in the entire He is an intelligent experienced public ser vant of extremely high moral If I fail to vote for or in deed fail to actively support him as his campaign I willl hpt have been square with my conscience and I not be doing what I believe to be the absolute best for the State of I sincerely ask everyone who believes that the State Louisi ana should have a good just as much as an and that the best iudge of a mans religion is by the life he leads and the things that he does for hisfellow man and that accomplishment and service to people are the only true criteria to select the governor of this state to join with me and quit talking about the pitiful shape of the State of Louisiana and do something about changing it for the fY Louisiana as it never needed leader who cart restore our create a fav orable climate for industry and and reorganize the state gov ernment into a business operation rather than a sue is for IVt milles for 20 This means a person whose pro perty is assessed at will pay 15 cents a year will mean Continued on page Death Toll Rises From Wide Ranging Earthquakes One Stands Alone JEFFERSON THOMAS stands alone wait ing transportation to his home after finishing amorning session at Little Rocks Central High School while white students jeer and shout at marking the first open harassment of a Negro student attending integrated classes in Little inlegrationisls are urg ing the use of a 1958 Arkansas statute providing for he segregation of whites and Negroes with in an integrated WEST AP A wide ranging western oiiitiiquako that dealt most blows in a Montana vacation and fishing area left oiyht known dead The quake uncoiled roaring earth just west of YeMow slone National terrifying vacationers in the thunder of earth and Four of the known dead weri from one They were of Coticr Idti Publisher Bobby Dugas Seeks Position Of State Comptroller Long Wants To About Cangelosi BATON ROUGE APP Earl Long says he wants to complain about chairman Theo Cangelosi of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervises before a closed session of the I hope Cangelosis there to hear and answer if he I guesshe will hes chalrtpangi Long told hs weekly ripws fibn The next board Long claimed an at stsoped out of legal efforts to help the governor out of men tal hospitals in Texas and Lou Tlie governor added that one board member he didnt identify informed him the board had turned down Cangelosi s request lor a vote of Longs proposal to address Can gelos oul of office was lost when his special session of the Legis lature abruptly adjourned He said he wouldnt consider calling another The way Ive been talking about those sen ators and representatives he If they come to gether theyll cone fieir own The govqrnor said some of his backers for an unprecedented fourth term wore holding up cam paign contributions until I quali I think I can raise a little more money whei I get in said campaign money is slow now because there are so darn many He grumbled about big differ ences in published accounts and his own view of the size of his clump speech He added lhat to save nome con he intended to limit to one speaker on his ticket Jrom now Seven Given Fines Or Jail Terms In City Court Session Seven fendants were given fines or jail terms in this weeks session of city under Judge Lea tage These included Eldon 507 given 30 days in jail for loud and indecent Twenty days were and he was given credit for time already Sheddy was fined or three days in jail for being Time already served was Taft was fined or three days in jail for being Curtis Davis of Crowley was fined and given a day in jail for speeding 50 miles and Martin 1007 was fined for disturbing the Griffin Baily General was fined and given two days in jail for speeding 85 miles an hour re ceived a suspended fine for an improper muffler and received a suspended fine for reckless LeDoux was fined for being on any platform estimates of Even his own speakers Have differed over tho size of the His ho he would get around to if I get the time most of it is in my But Im not going what Ill do five years what TimesPicayune T be subject i i Kfe t i fee clinrged by the last lawyer ho hired struggling to win his freedom from a mental but grumbled tibout the asked by his three court appointed trying to i argue wound somd of them to get this n littlemora make a dent in mp right j govornofs race iOng he approved a the big names in tt is just a preliminary skirmish while Im going around letting I Vwl DUyS the people sea whether Im qruzy A I n or Iint A iGHCdn Qualification deadline is 35 for the 5 C Most candidatos plan to O tJlCQIt when Ihe Democratic State Central Committee meets in Bat Four on Rouge from the Jennings area are at Long listed his weekend stump lending Pelican Boys now in session in Baton The four are Ronald Thibodeaux of Lake Lasson LeGros of Donald Ray Lc Blonc of Hathaway and George Fawcott of Sponsoring orjanjznlonr for tho tour representatives are the Ha thaway Lnke Arthur Knights of Jennings Elks Jennings Rotary Club and Com munity Association of Thuy are due to return from Baton Rouge Mayor Conner Represents LMA At Tourism Meet vor John Conner is in Baton Rouge today rcpreentliir tho Lou isiam Municipal Associalon at n tourism Connor appointed by May ing starting Friday at Winnlield at His Saturday schedule is Cas tor at 9 Arcadia Mindon Hoynesvlllfl Homer and Jonesboro 730 Rice Farmers To Hold Meet To Study Diseases meeting of Jennings area rice fanners will bo iclcl tomorrow night to study rico County agent Marlin said he meeting will be in his beginning at to fnrmcrs itro to finish their harvest work before thj Mairtin said thjt emphasis at he meeting will be placed on rice Slmlar meetings hnve a ready boon hold In Lacnssinc anrl Font on and arc planned for other or Sidney Gray of Lake LMA as the represen The is with industrial leaders of the state to work up n eombwd nroRrarn of tourism sup The program is defsgncd to double the annual tourist income of the Bennie Patterson To Be Recognized At Insurance Fete nnd Mr Bennie Patterson will be feted at the annual twostate conven tion of the State Farm Insurance Companies Friday and at the Buena Vista Hotel on the Mississippi Gulf Patterson will receive special recognition at the convention for attaining more than his goal set bv the company for his production during June and July in all three auto fire and life In attendance with and Patterson will be top company officials from the home office in Illinois and the re gional office in The convention is sponsored by the state agency of State Lbusiana and which is directed D of communities in the Bobby publisher anrl td ilor of The Donaldsonvlle has announced his candidacy for llio position ol stnte A native of Assumption and a resid ent of Donaldsonville since1937 Duetts is Uv son of thikite Clay J Assumption and Ibcr villo Hs mother is now n resident of Now Tile late Dugcs thelogls Terrebonne and La He also served as supor intcidont of Angola Penitentiary for threeyears during the cairlv The Donuldsonville publisher was a high school teacher and ath letic coach at Rayne High Scool in Acada was principal of theCecilia High School In Mnrtln Parish and served for ten years as supervisor of Education of Ascension He holds and is n member of Phi Delta professional educa tion Dugns served ns secretary of the Senate in 194852 und again in For a few months in 1952 ho served as stutc director of Since 1948 ho has been a member of the Board of Supervisors and served the board for two years as its vice Far a tenure of two yerrs he was a member of the Cornmiltee of the Na tional Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Dugas also held for four years two stale groups dealing with Educa tion Louisiana Advisdry Coun cil on Regional Education nnd the Louisiana Coordnatint Council on years he has bean n mcmber ol the Slate Board of Appci DUGAS Dugus is married to the former Miss SueDurand of Bruuux Bridge who is English and French toacii cr at Donaldsonvlllc High The couple has two Suzanne Bourgeois of Ope and Down ing of MonrOo and ilvf rllOitt rf 1J Down Rice Harvest In Much Of Area The daily rice market report for the Jen1 nings ureu continued to slow harvest operations over nnich the rice Blue not harvest is expected to start today or tomorrow and gome is expected to be sold The green rice market is oteady with an active demand from The dry rice market was report ed active with a slightly wea ker due in part to a slightly lower quality of rice be ing Very little down rice has been reported but field are reported off slightly from earlier On Tuesday 17 driers offered barrels of rice for sale in 8ff barrels of NATO in 73 lots and barrels of Zon ilh and Magnolia in 13 There wore barrels confirmed in 56 barrels turned down in 8 lots and barrels left open in 22 Sales points wore Donaldson Miunou and Sales wore scheduled today at Kin LakeCharles and Eun Atom Sub Race ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE right congratulated by Navy William Franks after being sworn in for an unprecedented third term as chief of naval Prior to the ceremony in the Admiral Indicated to hewi ment that has beaten in development of submar ines capable of launching ho his two nnd and a Bennetts wife and another son wore Thecleath toll could Sur vivors reported seeing a couple and a crippled boy swept away in their car by fin avalancfho At another parts of an auto inobilv registered to Thomas of were Stowe and his wife were re ported Aptiroimately 60 per eons were but only 27 remained in tospituls in four Montana Six were reported in critical con Most of the victims were camp ers enjoying outdoor vacations in Lho rugged wilds of southwestern loss than 20 miles west of Yellowstone Thequakj fiirst struck near mid night Monday at Hebgen Dam and farther downstream in the Madi son River famous trout ishing Continued on page 2 Lake Arthur Law Officers Seek Intruder Of Home LAKE Arthur police and parish sheriffs deputies arc seeking an iiilrudcir who was chased from a Luke Arthur home last The as yet entered the Eduie Weckley Kellogg After he was IVightonel in the he was chased down the slroet by Mar col but escaped after running through a irose DoRouon told officers he would recognize the and that the would probably be scratch ed from the rose Rotarians View Electrical Safety Demonstration talk and de on elcclrical safety was given yesterday to the Jen nings Robiry Tho speaker was Stelly of Lake a safety expert for Gull Status Ulilily StcUy pointed out that nine times sis many wefi caused by low voltage shocks as by high Ho sad that cur rath3 is the killer In electrical Helisted five possible results of a severe electrical These are paralysis of the respiratory heart fail nervous system damage and StoJly sold factors such in juries included type of current AC Is thy mosl vol tage which influences resistance in the human ground paths of the cur rent nnd duration of Visiting Rotarians al Ihe mee ting wire Jimmy and Boles of Claude Leonard was a guesl of his Gus The speaker was intro duced by Brad Million Dollar Sale Ready Jf biggest annual merchandising tho Million kicks off itsthreeday run tomorrow with sorm 23 merchants offering a wide arrayt of special inducements to the There will be television plate lunches and tires as part of the bargain The held for the first time last year with pleasing re sults for both the mercants and the is sponsored by the Jennings Association of Dan chairman of the A of Cs retail merchants is in charge of the This years second annual sale is expected to top last years in both vclume of business and the number of shop pers attracted Bright and sunny with only the slightest hint of is forecast by the weatherman for the Stores offering specials on new fall linos and their regular goods include Silvermans Gem Zack Ray Myers Furniture Clarks West Broth Balers Ben Toy TV Phenix Bea and Renes Hilde brands Morgan and Dutchs Swift Shoe CprawayMi I Furniture and Darcey8 These stores list some of their attractions in Jen nings Daily f In ifiis Tlio Iosillan of state complrolter is an Important unit of the states official I um eijrliiin that I possess the educa qualifications find experience lo fill the office of comptroller efiic ienlly and My pnsl record as a public sar vnnt In various capacities should sufficient assurance of fulfill ment of my sincere pledge to vo you tho people of the lo the of my nbiJItiSSLa nil Iho office of Wnumbly should you honor me with the support and vole of my associates nnd of the clcc toratc of tho entire WEATHER foUcwing maximum and minimum temperatures have recorded by the govern mmt thermometer at the of 59 58 57 56 TUESDAY High 02 95 101 LoOw 74 73 72   

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