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   Jennings Daily News (Newspaper) - July 6, 1971, Jennings, Louisiana                                Whats the Word By Paul Medus QUESTION What do you believe is the significance of a celebration such as the one Lake Arthur holds on the Fourth of July copper workers out Clarence Broussard Its been a tradition throughout the years and its good for the It brings a lot of people to our community whereas people dont come to visit families or see each other at other times during the Steve Broussard I think Lake Arthur is one of the relatively few communities where at least an attempt is made to keep the Fourth of July in the spirit of Douglas Perry We live in one of the few countries where we can express our own opinions and have the freedom to celebrate the Fourth of Leon Guidry Its good for kids and for grownups and upholds a tradition of 200 It also makes everyone Johnny Dirk It helps the spirit of Lake Arthur a Its good for young and old and gives the people something to It brings in a lot of people to the Dei tsett 9 bagestrik Jennings youth is hit LAKE A Jennings youth was listed in fair condition today in a Lake Charles hospital after being struck by a car Sunday night while walking along a highway near Lake Hospital officials at Patricks in Lake Charles said Robert of was kept in intensive care until Monday when he was moved to a room on the fifth A spokesman with the Lake Arthur Police Department said LaComb was struck by a car about Sunday on just outside the Lake Arthur city No charges were The police source said LaComb complained of not being able to move one arm and his legs after being struck in the He was taken first to Jennings American Legion Hospital and tran sferred to Lake McKague dies in hospital Site of 10day camp meetings at Lake Arthur By United Press International Detroits sanitation workers began cleaning up today some 44 million pounds of garbage which piled up during their fiveday There was still no settlement in for striking West Coast longshoremen and copper Detroit garbage men ratified a threeyear pact with the city calling for a centanhour raise retroactive to July 1 and bringing their minimum salary to an The remainder of the 76 cent anhour raise will be spread over the length of the A union spokesman said the garbagemen might work some Saturdays to pick up the huge piles of refuse that have President Nixon entered the labor picture by calling in representatives of the steel industry and union negotiators to the White House for a lecture on It was the first time the President has summoned both labor and management for a joint though he has met separately with each The steel negotiators resume bargaining Wednesday to re place a contract which expires July 31 and covers some Signs of the longshoremens strike first coastwide strike since 1948 clearly FOR THE 76TH the Lake Arthur camp meeting will be held at the camp grounds on the Mermentau River beginning Meetings will continue twice daily through July 18 with the George pastor of Asbury Methodist Church in Lafayette as the The song leader will be John Laughlin of the First Baptist Church in a former minister of music at the First Baptist Church in Henry Hill of will serve as youth director for the visible There ships in the were few Funeral services were pending today for Roy of who died Monday night in a New Orleans Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings was in charge of McKague was a retired mechanic and radio repair shop owner and a member of First United Methodist Survivors include his the former Ruth Kelley one Neely one Henry Strickler one Fred July 1971 132 1 Section 8 Pages Lafayette pastor as evangelist Urgent Mayor Clevis Bailey today said the resignation of the chairman of the Jennings Housing Authority had been received by the city Bailey said the James Waltrip resigned the post and a replacement would be possibly at next Tuesdays council meeting when the matter more than likely will be The Waltrip was not available for comment earlier but was expected back at his home later in the Lake Arthur camp begins Services for Miller are at Fenton Funeral services were held today for Margaret of who died early Monday at a Jennings nursing home following a lengthy Services were at 3 from the Fenton Catholic Church with burial in Hebert Cemetery at Iowa under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Lake A Rosary was recited at the funeral home Monday Survivors include one Collins Leger of Fenton a Frank Hebert of Lake Charles two grandchildren three great grandchildren and one greatgreat Myers rites are today at Elton church Funeral services were held today for Leonard of who died Sunday in an Alexandria hospital following a lengthy Services were held at 10 from the First Pentecostal Church of Elton with the Sidney Fontenot and Jim Terrell Burial was in China Cemetery at Elton under the direction of Hixson Funeral A native of Myers was a veteran of World War II and a boat Survivors include his widow one Calvin Myers of Elton three Elsie Crowson and Cathy Corbello of Jennings and Franklin Bertrand of Elton two Pete Myers of Jennings and Henry Myers of a Miss Estelle Myers of Midland two half Lloyd and Lawrence LeBlanc of and 10 Glance at Scripture I proclaimed a fait at the river that we might humble ourselves before our to seek from him a straight way for our and all our Eira RSV LAKE The 76th annual Lake Arthur camp meeting will get underway Friday evening with a Methodist pastor from Lafayette as evangelist and two Baptists serving as song leader and youth The meetings will continue through July with the George pastor at Asbury Methodist Church in as the John Laughlin of the First Baptist Church at will be the song A visitor to the Lake Ar thur camp grounds since he was 13 years Laughlin is a former minister of music at the First Baptist in Serving as youth director will be Henry Hill of minister of music and youth director at the First Baptist Des Terisa Laysard of Springhill and Beryl Baker of Gueydan will be pianists for the 10 days of assisted by Susan Patterson of Robert Young will serve as an organ ac companist for the first five days of the Preaching services will be conducted daily at 10 and except on Sundays when 11 services will be Vespers will take place each evening at on the Supervised dormitories for boys and girls with limited moteltype ac comodations available during the with meals served in the dining A Bible study for young people and children will be held each afternoon under the direction of Baker of Gueydan is president of the interdenominational association sponsoring the meetings with as vice president Mack treasurer secretary and other board Wayland Welch and Bernese Marquart of Lake Arthur and Bradley Hardee of Gueydan completing the Each year since 1895 the camp meetings have been held at the site on the Mermentau River at Lake beginning the first Friday following July 4 and continuing for 10 The Ross has held pastorates in Louisiana since serving Caddo Heights Methodist Church in Grace Methodist in Ruston and First Methodist in Winnfield prior to his pastorate in Lafayette where he has been since He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Stephen Austin College in and a bachelor of divinity degree from Southern Methodist He also has done graduate work at Pauls Seminary in Kansas City and Garret Theological School in He served as one of the managers for the pastors school and as district secretary of missions of the conference board of missions of his Laughlin has led music and sung in more than 200 churches and assemblies throughout the Southern Baptist He directed music in churches and religious meetings in Japan while serving with occupation forces there following World War A native of he is a graduate of Louisiana College at Pineville and of New Orleans Baptist Theological Hil is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University with a degree in music He also holds a masters degree in religious education from New Orleans Baptist In addition to his work in he serves as choral director for the Des Arc school System of awards to be talked The Allen Parish School Board has instructed its superintendent and school principals to discuss the feasibility of eliminating the distinctions of valedictorian and salutatorian from graduation classes to unitize a system of recognition of honor At its regular monthly meeting last Smith was asked to meet with school principals to discuss the possibility of dropping the top grad distinctions as well as eliminating most of the awards and scholarships prior to graduation Kinder High School already has eliminated the valedictorian and salutatorian slots and instead per mitted each graduate with a B average or better to wear a special honor stole at In other the board declined a bid of on two metal classroom the only bid from Charles Miller Construction Company of Lake Urgent NEW YORK UPI Louis Satchmo the gravelvoiced singer and jaiz died today at his He was only recently released from Beth Israel Medical Center after a long seige of kidney and heart had been practicing an hour a day on his goldplated trumpet for a return to His death at his home in the Corona section of Queens was announced by Bill Doll his George Ross evangelist John Laughiin song leader Henry Hill youth director Town Topics JENNINGS Cosmetologists Association will hold their monthly meeting tonight at at the Jeff Davis Country Election of delegates to the state show will be held followed by an 8 program on drug abuse to which the public is invited to Police Chief Gilbert Touchet will JENNINGS Rod and Gun Club meets tonight at in the meeting room at Gulf States Pollution and pollution control will be AND Phillip Stagg of Jen nings are the parents of a Anneke born Saturday morning in Lafayette General BOYS were born at the Welsh General Hospital to and Lawrence Benoit of Iowa and and Darrel Witherwax of BOYS were born at the Jennings American Legion Hospital to and Cloussy Foularie of and Leonard Miller of Lake Ar and Edgar Manuel of Lake Charles and and John Hester of A GIRL was born to and Michael Istre of Mermentau at the Jennings American Legion AMERICAN Legion Post will hold its installation of officers tonight at at the legion hut on Market Incoming commander is Liso Post District Com mander Petijean of Rayne will be the installing Outgoing Saday Manuel requests all legionaires to attend the   

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