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Jennings Daily News (Newspaper) - July 19, 1961, Jennings, Louisiana 1 SPEAKERS ai last nighli John Birch So ciety program were Dallas second from LouisianaMississippi and Lake Charles chemical engin eer and member of Christian AntiCommunist Left to right are Birch chapter and Ke See Daily News Photo Birch Speaker Warns Reds Set To Take Over Unless Steps Taken To Reverse Trend If you as individuals dont intend to do something about the Communist you might as well cash in your insurance and forget about paying your burial You wont be around to need This was the warning handed members and guests at an open meeting of the Jennings chapter of the John Birch Society last The speaker was Dallas Wales of LouisianaMississippi coordinator for the Birch He stated that governmentdocu mented Communist claims are that the Reds will take over Am erica by But they are ahead of sched Five to seven years is Theta Rho To Host Meeting Here Friday The Ninth Annual Meeting of Thota Rho As sembly of Louisiana will convene Friday July 1961 at the Zigler Approximately 70 highschool age girls will attend announces Freida Theta Rho ad The tentative program will be as Registration Hotel Char leyand Magnolia 13 Preconvention Activities Amy Maxwell of Jennings presid Invocation Alison Welcome from the local club will be given by Paula Wel come from city by Mayor John Response Rachel 15 Convening of Theta Rho Seating of Assembly of ficers Deborah Lake Presentation and Tribute to Eleitha Presentation of Esther Shreve Call to order Miss Kay Mc Presentation Theta Rho Assembly of Louisiana Indepen dent Order of Odd Intro duction of Camellia 12 Baton Business Meeting Smorgasbord Gary Lorcne Kingletary In vocation Debronh 7 Lake Introduction of Guest Assembly Vice President Frances Intro duction if new officers Kay Dance Cary Kay McDowell Assembly Business Report of offic Installation of new officers Assembly Ri ta Deborah 7 Lake Jim Phelps Wins Trophy At Aeronautics Meeting Jim Jennings High School won a third place trophy in Junior Com bat at the AAA American Model Aeronautics Meet held in Baton The snonsored by the Exchange Club of Baton wis held July Also attending mppt from this area were Earl Austin and Mike MEDICAL PATIENTS listed to day by the American Legion Hos pital include Eva and Miss Leota SURGICAL PATIENTS at the local hospital are Paul Ro Jennings Dwight Fre Jennings Marie Ar Jennings and Kenny Du THE ONLY NEW arrival listed today by the American Legion Hospital was a girl for and Ray Conner of Lake Legal Snares Appear In Way Of Transfer A couple all weve a former radio and television de Communists have declared that When we take we must liquidate onethird of the American Wales That is roughly 60 million Am erican and probably in eludes every one of you here to he What are you goint to be dolngMO years now There is no reason to doubt Com munism plans for mass executions Wnles Khrushchev is person ally responsible for the murder of 12 million of his In 35 million people have now been If you dont intend to do some thing about you might as well cash in your You wont be around to enjoy And you misht as well farget about your burial because you will probably wind up in a mass Wales introrVicedby Pi of the local Birch So traced the development of the Communist and declared that for the last 40 they have not deviated one iota from their announced intension of world The greatest strength of Amer ica is her fundamental belief in Wales I dont believe this great reservoir has been tap ped and Kevil of Lake who also spoke briefly on the declared that Chris tianity is the bost defense against They caijt under stand Kevil Both Kevil and Wales nre Iriy renders in the Episcopal n chemical engineer in Lake is a member of the AntiCommunist Cru a group not connected with the Birch Wales answered questions wide lv nsked today nboit the Birch during his hourlong pre The he is not re in the sense that it favors See BIRCH Page 6 5 People Injured n Collision Are Still Alive Today The five par sons iniured in a twocar collision on Highway Oft two miles of Welsh nre sMll nlive reports the two hosnltnls in Ths fniled to confirm P report received here vpsterdnv that one of the Inured hid ChorHv Hosnltnl lIstrH the onnHl Mon of Walter nnd Calvin as still butnono eU ChfHes In fnnrl while his EmmeU fnri remnin prf on Hie critical list at Memorial The accident lives of Ervmiett Pholos Bvrom of WtlHnm of nnti of legal snares appeared yester day in the way of final transfer of the Acadian Handicraft Museum to the Association of via the City A of C building chairman Bloch read his organizations re asking that the City ac cept the donation of the building from the Museum association lease it to the A of C for 99 years at per year and allow it and the Jubilee Oil Derrick to be erected on the Civic League Bloch said the A of C proposed to build an addition onto the rear of the keeping the present Acadian architectural to house the A of C City Attorney Grenese Jackson pointed out that In deeding the Civic League park property to the it was stipulated that the pro perty would not be used for any thing except a park for 25 Jacksons opinion was that the museum itself would be in keep ing with the original but that a question could arise on adding the A of C office to the Jackson also stated that mov ing the wooden building into the downtown fire zone would be a violation of the City fire Council members voted to con tact Civic League members to in whether they would object to having the museum and A of C office placed on the park A of C manager Harold Mathis pointed out that having his off fices there to keep the museum open would make for a more park like The Council will also contact the Louisiana Fire Ratine Bureau to see whether the building can be moved into the fire nnin Volume 65 July 1961 Number 142 Clouds Again Hal Project Mercury Ride By HOWARD BENEDICT CAPE AP A high cover caused the ggitegllation of peconi to seifdt bstrcP Gus Grissom into space and brought about a delay of at least three days before an other attempt can be The shot today was scrubbed under weather conditions which had been marginal for at least 24 hours though clearing skies Tues day night raised hopes that the attempt could be At daybreak thin clouds at feet hovered over this space center with its fueled mis sile ready to In two the cloud bank settled feet and blanketed the The Project Mercury team worked the countdown to within 10 30 seconds of target then was forced to call a halt as a solid cloud cover closed over the missile launching making the desired photographic tracking of the rocket At the disap pointed rocketeers announced the which meant that Gris som must wait until later to take the perilous space ride for which he has trained so His flight was first postponed Tuesday because of bad weather and had been rescheduled for 7 There was no immediate word on when another effort will be Grissom had been in the space capsule 3 26 when See CLOUDS Page 6 Leleux Tells Rotary 5000 Ducks Bought The government bought more than 5000 ducks while detecting cases of duck bootlegging in Lewis federal wildlife told Rotarians here yester The investigation spanned a 21a year period and resulted in the ar rests of some 70 Each un wittingly made illegal sales of wild duck carcasses to a federal Area of arrests was from New Orleans to the Sabine Le leux Several persons were arrested in Lake Arthur and Guey The government hopes to obtain convictions in a majority of the Leleux and will con tinue to keep a sharp watch for future Also during his LeLeux out lined some of the more common re gulations for the operation of non commercial Visitors at the luncheon were Deece and Dan guests of their A visiting Rotarian was Elliot Oil Leases Occupy Council professor of animal industry at makes a point ai the blackboard during his talk at last nights Cattle mens Association meeting in Lake See Daily News Photo Professor McCraine aks To JD Cattlemen Floyd Ha and Claude Wel to serve as a nominating com mittee for the forthcoming election LAKE professorof animal in dustry and supervisor of beef herds at told members of the Jeff Davis Cattlemens Association meeting here last night that an 85 to 95 per cent calf crop is pos sible with improved managerial Speaking to an estimated at tendance of 60 meeting at Lake Arthur High Mc Craine said the parishs present G5 calves per hundred cows is about 17 per cent below the figures considered He stressed the importance of proper feeding and the fact that requirements during winter months vary from summer Calling calf crop percentages one of the most important factors in whether a cattleman makes a McCraine for get to cull a sound cull ing program should never be ab sent in cattle Quit paying board bills for un productive he told the cat and keep back top heifers for 3our ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT Dar rell Thorn presided at the He named Da of Gillet also announced that the associations annual feeder calf sale is set for 6 at the Welsh Commission The association is ready now to take he Truman who just returned from Kansas told the group that buyers from there expressed an interest in Lou isiana Several have made plans to attend the September sale in he McCraine was introduced by Jeff Drsvis county a native of reciaved the degree and degree from worked as assistant agent in Calcasieu Par ish a short time before returning to Also recognized at the meeting was Ray son of and Raymond Young a 1961 graduate of The City during a meaty ses sion handled important action on raising parking meter for investigation of public taking bids for new oil leasing in the On the first item Council voted to raise parking meter fines to a maximum of to be col lected if the regular 50cent fine is not paid within 24 hours after the violation ticket is handed The action came on a recom mendation from Chief of Police who reported that clerical costs in the Police De partment are more than the 50 cent fine when letters must be written to notify the vio lator to come THE COUNCIL voted to invite representatives of Fitch and Gar architects and engineers of Lake to explain provi sions of the Public Housing in a recessed meeting of the Coun cil The measure WDS presented by Mayor John who pointed out that Jennings appointed Pub lic Housing Authorities twice in the but due to complica they were Now it appears that housing authorities will be permitted to make application for funds to buy dcmolish old and build new Mayor Conner This can be used to improve the looks of our and to pro vide better A group of local businessmen listened in on the Councils hous ing and agreed that more information is needed on the housing Ed local insurance I am anxious for the Council to hear these See Page 6 Premiums May Be Reduced On City Insurance Zula Mae Vincent Zula Mae Vincent Jeff Davis Farm Bureau Queen Mounting Miss Zula Mae daughter of Edes Vin cent of Thornwell will represent Jeff Davis Parish Farm Bureau in the queens contest at the up coming state convention in Shreve Womens Alfred Goebel announced The 18yearold Miss is a graduate of Lake Arthur High School where she was active in the Glee Science Club and Pop Miss BOW at the Jeft Davis Parish Trade was recommended for this honor by neighbors and fellow Miss Judy Doiron will accom to Shreveport iums paid by the City may be re duced if a move by the City Coun cil is Mayor John Conner said yester day he hopes the City can be taken out of the assigned risk insurance pool for workmens this Diane of Jennings is the retiring Jeff Davis Parish Farm Bureau John son of and Ezra will be Jeff Dnvis Parishs entrv in the Farm compensation and can I Bureau Talent Find at the Shreve secure insurance voluntarily from I nort He will render a a company of its He made this statement in a discussion of a possible survey of the Citys insurance af ter a former compensation made claim for back premiums which the City claims it does not Local agents have indicated to him that they are willing to as blues medley on the lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllliniimilHIIIHIinmilllllllllllllll WEATHER Tuesday Hi Lo Rain 91 74 I City in improving its iuuug i luoi gicUlUclie cu Fenton Hteh was named compensation Mayor Louisiana Star Fanner during the annual Louisiana FFA convention in Baton Rouge in Street Commissioner Stock in insurance See Page G FORECAST Partly cloudy and warm through Widely scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers except more nw merous along the Low to night High Thursday uiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiimmiimnmmiir Results Seen On Tour Continuous Water Culture Controls Grass Weeds In Rice EDITORS NOTE Control of grass weeds is one of the major problems of rice cul On approxi mately 40 persons attended a field tour to witness two methods of weed and to see lespedeia being grown for This is the second of two articles dealing with tha First article yester day discussed results of treat ment with new Stam F34 for grass weed con You cant grow rice without is a traditional saying in the rice It just takes more aspirin per when you do it this say Golden and Elphage Slim landowner and commenting on new adap tations for use of water in weed rice has been planted in dry and flood ed after emergence of the sprou ted Purpose of flooding has always been to keep weeds from growing in the For a few rice farmers have been water planting sow ing rice by air into fields of standing This is done for various mostly related to ease in land A relatively new how is water followed i by continuous flooding of rice Negro of Lake a weed control summed up are It and it is not nearly so expensive as chemical treat ment for grass Stam new product discussed cost one user per bought and On the other there are problems with continuous water Elphage operator of the Golden farm just west of Jen alongside Highway and Claude who with his brothers has more experience with continuous water culture than perhaps any grower in the rice related some of their experiences and problems this LAND WAS WORKED with a twoway plow last winter on the Golden Dupont It was worked again with a two way plow before The land was in good shape and free of grass before and was flooded about a week ahead of The seed was soaked 24 and drained and sprouted for 24 Rice was then seeded at the rate of 145 pounds per Water was dropped some but never and when it came up through the the water level was raised to keen the rice above water and weeds be low At three Dupont applied 170 pounds of and at eight weeks he top dressed with 100 pounds of sulphate of GOLDEN SAID they plan to flood the land this winter and keep water on to control reproduction of grass At planting this there were four days of south followed by two days of north Golden This kept the floating seeds from settling and and was a source of worry for the It takes plenty of aspirin to grow rice this he said jok Other problems with water cul ture stem from muddy or too deep water before the rice seeds By cutting down on the sunlight necessary for photo growth is in muddy chemical colloids settle out onto the rice causing On the continuous water culture compares favorably with other methods the new chemical growers and ex pert the Golden excellent grass weed control is NOTE In yesterdays artHe on use of farmer Ed Krielow was misquoted in one in Referring to his field of rice See Page 6 CONTINUOUS WATER CULTURE me thods are discussed by Elphage Slim in left Landowner Golden lis tens at on field lour held this AT County Agent tolls about lespedeia pasture work by Hillias a uses lespedeza for grating and Daily Newt
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