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   Jennings Daily News (Newspaper) - May 16, 1961, Jennings, Louisiana                                Scoufs Otter Good Up Turn In Boy yesterday pitched in to do their good turn for the in the Cleanest City Members of Troop 65 began by sawing and stacking a pile of Wood at Scoutmaster Arthur Sneeds home On Humphrey using every available means of cutting Word Seen On Summit Meet In Menshikov Call By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON AP Soviet Ambassador Mikhail Menshi kov pays an unusual call on President Kennedy today per haps with word from Premier Khrushchev about a summit meeting with Both the White House and the State Department professed not to know in advance cf Menshikovs midmorning visit what the sub ject of the conference would They said Menshikov asked for the meeting and said he was beer ing a but gave no fur ther The e n v o y s requests deemed sufficiently important that Undersecretary cf State Chester top foreign col icy official in the absence of Sec retary of State Dean ar ranged to personally accompany Menshikcv to the White Kennedy is known to be inter ested in seeing From the standpoint of the Presidents it would be convenient for him to add a Khrushchev meeting to hisscheduled trip to Kennedy will meet with French President Charles de Gaulle in Paris at the end of this Authoritative sources said Ken nedy had in mind al gettogether with chief at a neutral capital like Stockholm or The idea would be to have a short getacquainted session of a day has been publicly noncommittal so far about such a was said to have been consideringa possible meeting with Khrushchev the past nroraiWy make up Tils finitely within a It was wculd like to make1 plain to the Soviet leader that the United States and allies will stand firm on issues of vital im He also would like to persuade Khrushchev to modifv the Soviet position in the deadlocked Gene va negotiations for a treaty to nuclear weaoons tests under firm international inspection pro The projected chev talks would net be negotiat ing sessions as in a formal sum mit conference Measles Kill 20 Children out break of measles has resulted in the deaths of about 20 children in a private institution for mentally retarded children near this ccm munity 85 miles southeast of Mon The residents of the Cecil Butters Memorial Home died during a five week period of an inflammation of the which followed the measles They ranged in age from2 to 12 Phil Watkins Wins Danforth Award Phil Wat son of and Claude Watkins of recently was one of two Louisiana State University Freshmen awarded a Danforth Foundation and Purina Company two weeks training course in leadership at the American Foun dation Training Camp on Lake The award was present ed at the Universitys annual Spring Honors Day Phil was a member of the 1960 graduating class of Welsh High In photos at Scouts demonstrate the use of buck crosscut and power Using the left to are David Bobby Curt and Logan Pulling the crosscut are Bobby Arthur Donny and Gary Clean City Contest chair man Lee Nichols in photo at far sweats over a power saw as Scouts and dads ob on Humphrey is a collection of large limbs and tree trunks the Scouts have sal vaged use in cooking and camping After cleaning up their own the Scouts then tackled a citywide project of barbering around utility poles and guy Contest chairman Nichols said the Scout units are being called on to handle this phase of the clean up Any unit which has not been assigned an area for cleaning up is asked to contact Judging in the 1961 contest has been set for May 31 in it was announced The Clean City general com mittee meets tomorrow at 5 at City to hear reports on work done since last week in the effort to keep the State Cleanest Citv Jennings won the state contest last year after taking first place in the Seventh Congressional Dis trict for two The Clean City Contest is spon sored by the Garden with other and service groups participating in the city wide Conference On Laos Opens Today By ARTHUR GAVSRON GENEVA AP The interna tional conference on Laos opens today with the West expected to seek a ban on all arms shipments io the Southeast Asian kingdom in afc solidify the shaky truce The Soviet French foreign ministers were re ported to have reached tacit agreement to avod raising issues that might put new obstacles in the way of negotiations in Laos between the warring factions for establishment of a single coalition So far the talks in Laos are still in the preliminary sparring The Western ministers at the 14nation conference here report edly planned to take up only the International aspects of a final to create nn independ neutral They were expected to work be hind the to pro mote a political union of the three rival factions in the proWestern Vientiane The Jennings Volume 65 Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulation May 1961 it Mtmbtr of The Associated Press Government Dissolved In Korea THE ANNUAL SPRING Concert by the Jennings High School band will be held in the school audi torium at Tickets may be purchased from band stu dents or at the EMORY LOUVIERE of Evangeline is a surgical patient at the American Legion MEDICAL PATIENTS at the lo cal hospital are Firestone of Jennings and Siwie so of the proCommunist Pathet Lao and Prince Souvanna Phoumas selfstyled who share Soviet and Red Chinese backing with the Pathet An American concession au thorized by President Kennedy broke a procedural deadlock to clear the way for the opening of the four days The United after oppos ing seating of Pathet Lao dele gates at the gave in rather than have the conference The three big powers agreed all three Laotian groups would be admitted as advisers or There was still one the Westernbacked royal government In Its chief delegate In Interior Minister Leuam said he would boy cott the conference because the Pathet Lao and Souvanna Phou mas representatives were also In Btrtrand Simar Burfod Saturday Bertrand Si brother of Estelle Green of was buried Saturday in Services were from Joseph Catholic at 11 Burial was under direction of Geesey Fer guson Funeral Simar died on Friday n Crowley American Legion He was born February and was a lifelong resident of Survivors are his the for mer Lucille Saltzman of Iota one Philip of Iota one Miss Vallfe Simar of lo ta two Alcide of Vllle Platte and Thomas of Massachus etts three Estelle Green of Jennings Femes Langley of Homer LeJeune of Iota and one grand MAY VOTE FRIDAY Davis Leaders Push For Fast Money Bill Action Production Credit Association Meets The 19G1 annual meeting of the stockhold ers of Jennings Production Credit Association will be held at Jen lings High School auditorium May at it was announced today by The stockholders will hear re ports on the PCA operation dur ing the past and will be served lunch at the high school cafeteria at Hathaway Garden Patch CORALIE Hathaway High proudly holds trophy awarded to her school for winning sweepstakes in Class C scholastic At left is Mary Jane holding Class B sweepstakes Other winners were Class Class See Hathaway Is Winner Of61 Sweepstakes Hathaway High School won the 1961 Class C sweepstakes trophy for compe tition in literary contests during the past school year at McNeese State Hathaway students gained a to tal of 31 points in seven con test divisions during the past school Lacassine High School placed second in with 22 points in Class Hathaways points were earned as follows Speech and play fes second place music tie for first literary third place girls first place boys first place play first place first place 31 points out of a possible Trophies were awarded during ceremonies at MeNeese State Col lege In other classes sweepstakes winners were La Grange Senior High of Lake Char Class 19 points West Class IS Class B Minister Dies Finland AP Foreign Minister Half Toerngren died Monday night in In western He was 62 and had suffered for years from high blood BATON ROUGE AP Jimmie Davis legislative lead ers have called for a speedup in House committee action on the million general appropriations Heariiigs in the House Appro priations Committee were expect ed to spill over into the third week next Bryan Lehmann Charlfes committee chair man and a Davis floor Monday cfcm bitmoney bill to the House floorvWetWes If the speedy handling contin a House floor vote might come early as The of the House Com mittee continued its second day of hearings to determine which bills are fiscal and entitled to in troduction in the 30day fiscal ses The House returns to work at 2 to accept introduction oi any new Wednesday is the last day for So 174 House billy have been offered ifor with many still subject to fiscal screen The Senate has only The House total is only about half the record 340 introduced in the 1959 fiscal Risley Assumption a Davis floor blocked Rep Negro Charged In Stabbing Incident Here Charles Dan ielj 26yearold Jennings Negro is in the Parish jail charged with attempted in connection with the stabbing of Leroy Ab also of Daniel was arrested by Cit Police and turned over to th District Attorney yesterday fo According to Polic Daniel admitted stabbini The wounded man is in Lak Charles Charity wher he was taken to undergo surgert for a stab wound in the right side The cutting occured Sunda near the American Legio officers Vellborn Jacks efforts Monday o win a threefourths floor ma ority for introduction of his bill aising appeal court judges Triche said if the door swung pen for the some 315 ay raise bills would line up for Imllar If this bilj Is allowed the three ourths permission for he then you will ave to consider introduction of 11 the other pay rraise bull was of the equired 79 Jack saved is bill for a second try with a motion to The administration also held its round when Triche opposed alvador Anzelmos move to over ide the nonffeca label the House creening committee gave his bill o invest Idle Anzelmo won favorable 5838 short of the required 64 or wothirds majority of thoese pres nt to override the fiscal com A few minutes Ed ward LeBreton lost in a similar when he attempted to override the sfime committee rul ng on his to Anzel Retx LeBreton charged the ad by noi letting him know it wap readv to net on his acted shamefully ond The decision was and I so he Anzelmo claimed short term in vestment of Idle staV funds hoi in various banks save the state million to S3 million a Richard support Ing the Anzelmo told th House If you hove enough votes now its If you its not The people of Louisiana are look ing nt this legislature like the never have All you have to do is go bac homo and youll see how youre being The peopl have been told the cant hnv this improvement or the cant have this or that th is that you can spend an exra nicke anywher See Page I By CHIN South Korea Afc Chiefs of South Koreas armed forces who seized power in a nearly bloodless coup oday defied the United States and ordered the National Aa embly and all local government assemblies American authorities in South Korea demanded that rol be returned to the elected regime of Premier John But the leaden of the oup said in proctamatioh they would all gov ernment The proclamation beamed all po litical and aettvUles aril said Chang and entire cabJait Stacking O k 1 AP Sixtyseven students Southwestern Oklahoma State College stacked them selves on standard dormi tory ingle bod Monday Its a worldi btdstacklng and challenge all Mid Lury pharmacy who with Alien a inm promoted the stunt Ro one was RefcWt MdoW pr Ifeff the dormitorr launching pad of bedstack Street Layoffs Not Presented In Council Meet i Nothing veloped on runored street de partment layoffs in a brief session of the City Coun Street Commissioner Slim Hnstedt did riot attend the rnd Mayer John Conner got out of bed to join Finance Commissioner and Mayor ProTern Louis Billy to make a Mayer Conner was resting nt home prior to undergoing surgery in Luke Charles this He returned after the meeting which lasted about 15 Bills were approved for the wat er and sewer for the police and nclminis trntive Street department bills were not ordered since they have not been approved by the Street Com City Clerk Snday Manuel snid Commissioner Hastedt sent yester day morning for the street de partment bills to inspect and ap prove and had not returned them by meeting time today at 10 Unconfirmed reports circulated yesterday of layoffs of most of the street department and it was expected that some action would come before the Council See Page S would be Backed by heavily armed marines and parairojipV Into Seoul at 4 seteed control of Within afew leaders of the coip trol of the Local newspapers said elx In when they oppoted the entry of coup forcesinto the capi tal Otherwise only scattered was heard there no report 6t aihtt No disturbances were reported from other cities or from the The whereabouts of Premier could not be but unconfirmed reports said he and his cabinet were under ar The revolutionary committee dl ecting the coup was headed by he army chief of hang The members were the chiefs of the1 air marines and j The junta said its alms W trengthen tne nations antlConf wipe out irove the economy and cpiitln lose relations with the Uniti It said fresh civilian itics can start when the revoli ion is But Charge dAffairfil Marshall Green and Cartef FFAers Sprout Promising Greenery There may be some smackln good eatin in for folks in these parts along about the third week in At that a little fiveacre plot bordering Hathaway High School ought to be just bursting Its fenccrows with big rcdripo to tasty green pole savory purplehull tender yellow roasting juicy sweet and fullflavored can This budding delight to fresh vegetables epicures Is a now truck garden venture undertaken this yenr by Hathaway High FFA Under the sharp eve and creen thumb of charter advJyor Nathan the Hathaway FFAers have sprouted some very promis ing After a couple of luckless tries with borrowed equipment in earlier the chapter this year dug into savings to make the down payment on tholr own garden trac tor and necessary With some planting hints by arid several fortuitous the 40 toiling Future Farm ers have come up with a garden that shows signs of being a model for the Avnnt says except for some pcnnuts they will try to grow for fall the boys have allowed no foolishness in their plant grow Each variety sown was first adjudged best suitable for soil conditions in this Amonn iheir choices were Ken tucky Wonder nnd Blue Lace poe purple hull and brown crow der Honey Rock Dixie Queen and Kleckly Sweet and Funk G47 hybrid The boys intend to market most of what they The peas and beans may even be put up In freezer in order to improve the profit Avant If all goes according to the chapter will plant some June a few and several rows of popcorn later in the If the peanuts the boys plan to parch them for sale at ball games next the chapter advisor The garden is the chapters first attempt In nearly ten he Earlier efforts flopped for lack of proper the right See Faflt I See Page t World Sheds Tear As Gary Cooper By JAMBS BACON HOLLYWOOD AP Gary Cooper will be buried and many n movie fan throughout the world will feel like shedding a tear always do when the good guys More than 100 policemen are assigned to handle a crowd ex pected in the The public will not be admitted the Roman Catholic Church of The Good Shepherd in Beverly The 505seat church wont even hold all of Coopers personal No man was a stranger to fearful of rioutous Hollywood funerals of the asked the public to grant yearold star a dignified But Hollywood is betting that Cooper will command the same See Pate I WEATHER Sunday Monday I rain Partly cloudy aad aaUd Lowest M44 Highest ISM this aff Varlafcte Mflh Lew 86   

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