Lake Charles American Press, July 22, 1960

Lake Charles American Press

July 22, 1960

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Lake Charles American Press (Newspaper) - July 22, 1960, Lake Charles, Louisiana Section One Editorial Features Lake Charles Thundershowcrs Partly cloudy through Sttarifay with widely scattered thtmdw Not tstrach change tt Low fit t ft ft Gefiife to moderati variable SIXTYFIRST YEAR LAKE JULY I960 26 PAGES NUMBER BURNING TREES A tongue of flomes leaps from brush in the Sam Dimas Canyon area of Southern Forest fires were widespread over much of the described os the worst in 30 High winds in some areas made firefighting c GET OUT OF CONGO UN ORDERS BELGIUM Forest Fires Fan Through Wide Areas By The Associated Press From British Columbia to from the Pacific to the hundreds of fires destroyed water and homes Interior Department officials called the roaring con flagrations the worst in the West in 30 They were the worst ever in many L3IC3SICII BflfS Ordered Closed For Election Price Elected Chairman of Highway Board BATON ROUGE AP The new Louisiana Highway board to day elected Ted Price of Lake Charles as Us chairman and post poned any action about the high MP Cakasieu Has Nearly Voters Now As exhausted men battled the flames in nine states and a Cana dian calls for help were Response came from as far east as Robert Smylie of Ida ho declared an extreme emergen cy existed in his state and asked President Eisenhower to recog way after the session ment when asked organizational declined com about reports as a major disaster voters added for a total of Precinct 2 in Ward 4 has added 57 and Precinct 25 in Ward 3 has increased registration by 52 Calcasieu parish has added 973 since April with 66 to the voting rolls since the April 19 general election and there are now persons eligible to vote in Saturdays Precinct 26 of Ward 3 M a r i o n school remains the largest pre cinct in the parish with an Since the 72 precincts In the parish have added to their registration Five precincts The parish has while vot ers and Negro have the same number of regis tered voters as in and seven precincts have had declines in Precincts recording losses are Precinct 1 in Ward 1 Pre cinct 6 in Ward 3 Precinct 1 and Precinct 4 in Ward 5 one Precinct 5 in Ward 6 one Precinct 6 in Ward 6 Pre cinct 2 in Ward 7 and Pre cinct 3 in Ward 7 No change in registration was reported at Precinct 8 in Ward Precinct 6 in Ward Precinct 2 and Precinct 3 in Ward and Precinct 5 in Ward Precinct 31 in Ward 3 reported the biggest gain In registration increase of 42 over Second largest is Precinct 17 Army Re See VOTERS on Page Two Where to Vote In Calcasieu Following is the list of the 72 polling places in Calcasieu parish with the number of registered vot crs in each of Negro voters in and the change in since April the number parenthesis registration Midwest ICE CREAM Gallon 59c Freestone PEACHES Bushel Jasmine 49c SUGAR 10 89c George Theriots FOR TRANSPORTATION TO THE POLLS PLEASE CALL THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS Goosport Area HE 38074 HE 39717 HE 69342 HE 32864 HE 32317 HE 31807 Lake Charles Area HE GR HE GR 98853 75050 65664 75548 HE HE GR HE GR 64741 66619 72963 38773 72598 JA JA JA HIS HE HE 76013 77241 77276 Central Lake diaries HE 63473 HE 63325 HE 94642 HE 98936 Sulphur 79435 JA 79629 JA 77203 JA West Lake 01987 HE 39340 HE 94677 Maplewood HE 66935 Colored Voters 62125 HE 93314 63055 HE 39767 39736 Courtesy Of District Attorney EDWARD SHAHEEN VOTE 18 FOR SHAHEEN Shaheen Political Ad WARD 1 Precinct high school 263 down Precinct Bluff element ary school up AVARD 2 Precinct H e b e r Haves 408 up Precinct Bell See POLLS on Page Two nize Idaho Regional Forester Floyd Iverson of We think here is a possibility of arson in the Idaho fires and we are in Iverson said the FBI is Enormous Los Angeles County countrys largest declared istelf a disaster calling the fire outbreak its worst in Flames roared on through other wooded areas of California and Arizona and British With millions of dollars of dam age already the appal ling news from most areas was that the fire intensity was ing In Idahos Boise National For Supervisor Howard Ahlskog estimated the toll may reach 000 windy weath er was forecast and 900 men launched an allout effort to control one of the states two big gest about 30 miles east of A fire in western Ida hos Payette National out of control since on CONCRETE WORK Colored Driveways Parking Areas and WELCH HE 34731 ATTENTION Men Hiul Women BO and Over MUTUAL OK OMAHA Announces Enrollment In Senior NonCancellable Hospital Enrollment Closes August Call Horace 218 Weber building HE 32224 Calcasieu parish officials said oday that despite a ruling by the Louisiana attorney generals officd hat taverns and liquor stores ould stay open during Saturdays election they will keep them closed as in the First Attorney George Ponder said Thursday that the law rules out selling liquor during primary elections for gov ernor and all other state which Ponder that the intent of the legislature was to prohibit liquor sales only in guber natorial Both District Attorney Edward and Sheriff Henry Reid said the same policy observed in past elections will be in effect The parish policy has been that businesses having only a beer permit but no whiskey permit would be permitted to remain but businesses having a whiskey license would be forced to Sheriff Reid bars must remain closed only during the time polls are from 6 to 8 according to the the board may choose a new di James Buddy Gill of Baton Highway director Rich ardson attended the brief meet explained the executive per sonnel setup to the eight new members and offered any help All members were appointed by Jimmie Davis after for mer members of the constitution al board resigned at his request of were addressed out of office by the 1960 At Prices he new board members will tour their districts in the next several days to become particular ly with their district I need a little more time to talk to our Price and we need more or less to get our feet on the ground before taking any hasty At Richardsons he board approved some routine ex propriations Our highway program is in good shape and well Richardson Price was nominated by Sylvan Sibley of Otto Candies of Des Allemands was elected vice Member Marvin Bass of Shreve port told the group he also fa vored taking time to get acquaint 70 Housing Units To Be Built Here Southern Construction company of Lake Charles was apparent low bidder today on 70 new lowcost housing units to be built here for the federal Lake Charles Public Housing James executive director of the housing said the Southern bid was Baker said the contract calls for 70 units for lowin come Negro families to be built on an eightacre tract bounded by Harless and Theriot streets in north Lake Other bidders were Algernon and Newton and Lanza Lake Residential De Baton New The area where the new housing units are to be located was an nexed by the city last The raged The best news from the vicinity came from the IdahoOregon bor der where an enormous blaze was reported controlled late Thursday night after devastating some 000 acres of range A fire on Rattle See FIRES on Page Two 13YearOld Boy Drowns In Mishap at Pineville 13 yearold Jerry drowned in a pond near here dur ing a picnic outing yesterday aft ernoon with his and Cicardo of The boy fell off a raft into nine feet of He could not ed in order to do the job the governor wants us to The board may decide to retain There were rumors the board might favor manager of the Baton Rouge Industrial Contrac tors but he said he knew nothing of the CLEMENT MOSS JUDGE DIVISION A FOR CARS TO POLLS Lake Charles White Voters HE 92056 HE 36042 HE 93589 HE 94472 HE 94884 Lake Colored Voters HE 66756 HE 70751 Clement Moss Political Ad ATTENTION VOTERS The Independent Democratic As sociation urges nil qualified persons in vote In the Democratic Primary hlectlon yOr Transporta tion to the call the following HE UK 65617 UB HK HE HE e6283 UK 30069 eph President Political Ad VANCE NO 15 Candidate For District JudgeDivision C TONIGHT KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 Plauche Political Ad SKK AND HEAR BILL 16 Candidate Kor District JuilKO Division C TONIGHT KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 Swift Political Ad LETS GET ACQUAINTED OFFJSR FREE GIFTS Register Fop Free 1st Polish 2nd Oil 3rd Grease 5 Open from til 7 HODGES DIVISION ESSO SERVICENTER Hodges and Phone HE 3HH9 Clarence Manager JAUBERT JUDGE Section B See Him On KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 TONIGHT For Free Rides To The Polls HiMount Area HE 93817 Goosport Area HE 94490 Old Lake Charles HE 94388 and HE 35012 North Boulevard HE 60146 Jaubert Political Ad FREE RIDES TO THE POLLS English Bayou Moss Bluff HE 30496 Gossport Area HK 67166 McNeese Area GR 72398 Up Town Area HE 32866 LaGrange Junior High Area HE 35451 THOMPSON Political FOR FREE RIDES TO THE POLLS COURTESY EDDIE SHAHEEN DIAL HE 36074 HE 39717 HE 69342 HE 32864 HE 32317 HE 31807 Shahetn Political Ad SEE AND HEAR JUDGE JOE REGAN KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 TONIGHT Tandidate For Judge Of 4 and City Court Joe Regan Political Ad SEE AND HEAR JUDGE MARK PICKREL TONIGHT to KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 Judge Pickrel Paid Political Ad Salt Lake City Heat Continues SALT LAKE Utah AP citys temperature hit 103 degrees again Thursday the eighth consecutive day the ther jmomeler has hit 100 degrees or ENTIRE STOCK Spring Summer Casuals Vz PRICE B R A C K I N S Name Brand Shoes 911 Ryan HEAR SAM TARLETON TONIGHT Channel KPLCTV Tarleton Political Ad OPENING OF TIPTOP RESTAURANT DRIVEINN 819 Prien Lake Road Under new Open 6 to 10 Come In tind ate Highest Traffic Corner Space in New DriveIn Shopping Center 30 ALL GLASS FRONT LEASE Wear or WHAT HAVE YOU Also BARBER SHOP McBURNEY Phone 436 MEETING TONIGHT Supporters Of FRANK SALTER For District Attorney Time OClock July 22nd Place Moss Bluff Ball Park Frank Salter Political Ad Free Coffee and Doughnuts All Day Saturday TASTY TREAT CAFE Sulphur Westlake Compliments DICK ACKEL CANDIDATE WARD 4 MARSHAL Ackel Political housing authority already has a public housing development just southwest of the proposed There arc 88 units located in that Addition of the 70 units will bring the total number of public housing units in the city to There arc 92 units in the Booker Wash ington development on Mill street for 73 units for whites on Second street and 150 units for whites on Creole District Contests On Tap in Primary Voting machines were being moved to precincts today for Sat urdays primary Includ ing congressional and state board of education contests in Southwest Judges and district attorneys are to be named in two judicial there are scattered contests on the ward Poles will open at 6 and close at 8 Voters in eight parishes will ballot on a Seventh district con Thompson of Ville seeking his fifth two year is opposed by two can former state Arsene Stewart of DeRidder and City Police and Fire Commissioner Sam Tarleton of Lake Parishes in the district are Aca Jefferson Davis and One Southwest Louisiana par Vernon will be taking part in the Eighth district election in which one of the congressional candidates is former Earl whose home is iri is trying to unseat Harold McSween of Former Rapides parish State Ben Holt of Alexandria is the third man in the Besides the congressional Seventh district voters wlil select a successor to Alfred Roberts of Lake Charles who is not seeking reelection to the state board of Boyd Woodard of Lake Charles and Fulton Red Bacon of Basile are the contest Three judges and a district at torney are to be named in the 14th Judicial district of Calcasieu and Cameron where Judge Mark Pickrel and District At torney Edward Shaheen are the only two candidates for re All 14th district candi dates are Lake Charles Pickrel is opposed for the Divi sion A judgeship by Clement Vacancies are to be filled in Set DISTRICT on Page Two Council Issues Second Demand For Withdrawal By WILLIAM OATIS UNITED Security Council early today made its second demand in nine days that Belgian troops get out of the Congo and give way to the new mili tary The Soviet Union dropped an attempt to set a threeday deadline for the Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily Kuznetsov joined In a unanimous vote for a Ceylonese Tunisian resolution that called on Belgium to withdraw its forces speedily from the new African re The resolution backed up ths Council resolution of July 14 send ing the force to the chaotic central African nation and calling for the Belgian The new resolution also asked members not undermine the territorial integrity of whose rich Katanga Pro jvince has declared its with Belgian the Con golese government and he Rus sians Belgian Foreign Minister Pierre Wigny repeated his governments earlier assurance that the Belgian troops would be withdrawn as soon as the United Nations can en sure order and He point ed out that a phased withdrawal from the Congo cap had Wigny said the unity of the Congo was consecratec by Bel gian law and that Belgium since setting the Congo free July V had not intervened in its former ter ritorys internal affairs beyond providing technical It is for the Congolese to de cide their own he LISTEN TO JUDGE ELLIS WOODY THOMPSON KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 to Woody Thompson Political Ad HOUSE FOR RENT Near McNeese college and Charity Hospital on large corner Like Spacious 3 bedroom hardwood ceramic tile automatic 1332 Meadow GR 75780 HKAR FRANK SALTER 17 TONIGHT KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 Frank Salter Political Ad FOR SALE ONE YEAR OLD HOUSE 1625 School 3 Tile Bath Choice Corner Reasonable Down Payment And Assume Notes See After 5 SEE AND HEAR CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON DISCUSS THE ISSUFS OF TUB DAY TONIGHT TO 8 KPLCTV CHANNEL 7 T Thompson FolUlcal Ad B E V O S Seafood Smorgasbord Every Friday Night to Briny The Entire Family 2336 Broad HE 68422 Put A Little Fun In Your Life TRY DANCING ARTHUR MURRAY STUDIOS 5 Hour Course Only Ryan HE 30375 FREE RIDES TO POLLS Courtesy Of BILL 16 Candidate For District Judge Division C Goosport Area HK 33128 Old Lake Charles HK 99388 Oak Park Area HE 98478 South Lake Charlei And University Place OH 74060 Lake Street Area 72068 Swifi Political Ad Authorized Ford BRAKE RELINING Replace AD Brake Fill Master Cylinder Pack Front BearingWheel ED TAUSSIG FORD Clarence 1ront HK VOTE DAVE TYNDALL School Board Ward 4 Oyndall Political FOR FREE RIDES TO THE POLLS Lake Charles White HE 63695 HE 92424 Colored HE 36147 or HE 99061 Sulphur District JA 77830 JA 76167 JA 77061 Courtesy JUDGE MARK PICKREL tPlckrel Political Ad Please Listen To EDWARD SHAHEEN Your District Attorney KPLCTVChannel 7 Vote 18 For Shaheen Shaheen Political Ad TO MY FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS I am sorry I am unable to continue as your repre sentative on the State Board of But I am delighted that such a highly qualified man as Boyd Woodard is willing to take over in my Please give him your vote and Vote 5 tomorrow Alfred Member State Board of Education Alfred Roberts Political Aril FOR FREE RIDES TO POLLS Dial HE 63325 HE 66736 HE 36986 Courtesy Of ARSENE STEWART For Congress On The Ballot Stewart Political Ad Vote For 5 BOYD For State Board of Education 7th Congressional District Experienced as a classroom teacher and principal in the of Devoted to the health and education of our Cast A Vote For Education Vous For Woodavd Woodavd Political AcU FRANK SALTER RIDES TO THE POLLS ENGLISH BAYOU HE 69955 GOOSPORT HE 94608 HE 69190 HE 63313 South Lake Charles GR 71807 GR 72250 GR 74450 WEST LAKE HE 32078 HE 66769 HE 68850 SULPHUR JA 77430 JA 76777 JA 77992 JA 76138 CARLYSS JU 33696 MAPLEWOOD HE 98012 HE 60835 MOSSVJLLE HE 61732 HE 99847 HE 61750 Ad 4 ;