Ruston Daily Leader, February 4, 1953

Ruston Daily Leader

February 04, 1953

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Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - February 4, 1953, Ruston, Louisiana LIBRARY IS WIHHING 53 Follow The Leader February 1953 MARCH DIMES JANUARY 2 TO 31 Price Five Cents Today Is Deadline for Voting for Queen oi 1953 March oi Dimes Last call for votes for the can isiana begining at 8 o didates for queen of the 1953 March of Dimes in Ruston and j This years successful candidate Lincoln parish was sounded towill succeed Lou daughter The absolute deadline ior of President and Ropp casting votes for queen is 7 of Louisiana a queen of at thf official voting box in j the March of Dimes and will be Stcgalis Ruston j the center of attraction at the March of Dimes together The vote tally committee will with her al collect the voting box tonight at The coronation being oclock ana uegm the arranged this year by the Cul ture will have as its cen tral theme a toy with the 19 high school girls who are candidates appearing as beautiful dolls in the toy The coronation of the queen and presentation of the royal will precede the cor onation ball which will feature the music of Sleepy Spears and his Duchein Cazedessus of the Louisiana Tech music faculty will serve as mast er of The coronation ball was moved this year from the womens gym nasium at Tech to the mens old gymnasium to provide sufficient A Fellows Got to Eat monumental tak of counting the i hundreds of thousands of votes cast for the 19 This committee then will present its sealed report to Stewart chairman of the Lincoln parish chapter of the national foundation for infantile Identity of the victorious candidate will be kept as a dark secret until the coronation and ball which will be held Thursday night at the mens old gymnasium at Lou Tom With UN Will Speak Here 17 Tom an attache of the United is scheduled foi an assembly lecture at Louisiana Tech at 10 under the auspices of the col lege programs Hf also will be the honor guest a1 i supper that evening to be sponsored by the Tech ehapte of the American Association nt University a native of San is advisor on the security coun I il in general affairs of the United States mission to the UN He studied in Spain and Framv and later at the University of California at Los He al attended the National univer sity of Mexico and the Univer fCoutinued on Page 3 Britain Protests Ikes Order To Free Formosa From Fleet Patrol James Field to Gel Sprinkler System The installatoin of a sprinkler system for James field has been approved by the school ac cording o Morelle par ish superintendent of The sprinkler system will be us ed to water the football field for games when the weather is dry and the field is Driggers has contracted to do the work for the school Also as an improvement to James stadium will be the re pairing of the bleachers and the stadium Any section of the bleachers which would be dangerous will be repaired and seating facilities for those at Continued on Page 3 No One Is Injured In Theater Blaze By United Press A fire whipped through the Bijou theater in Houma last night and armed guards were called out to prevent looting when the blaze threatened to spread to a bank next No injuries were reported from the The theater Francis says only 15 or 20 persons were in the biulding when the fire started One of the many very young polio patients to be treated In an Iron lung fourmonthold Ronald of Tho lifetaving respirator reached the hospital through a March of Dimes supplyUna Just minutes before Ronald was Nurse Helen Cdglnton finds that polio didnt have any effect on the young fellows KRUS Dimes Program Nets Preacher Stunt Is Big Success put into the bw of enter for d nIT 4 nt Vi I r ed without firemen battling the main street splashed water on an adjacent housing the Citizens and Southern National students and others who will cheer the Bearcats on next The Builders Lumber yard will take care of this part of For the sale of oil leases on two plots of the school board has received an amount of money which will be used to fur ther improve the schools of Lin coln James bought the The land is located in the northwestern part of the Candidates for March of Dimes Queen of 1953 RACHAL BRANTON Lions Club BARBARA EMMONS Pierian Club MART LYNN GLASGOW Magnolia Garden Club DOROTHY ETTA GOFF Culture Guild MARTHA CHARLOTTE GREEN Littera Club GAIL HANCHEY AAUW PRISCILLA HEARD Ruston Garden Club GLENDA MATHEWES Green Thumb Garden Club MARY ANN McLAUHIN Gottschalk Music Club BETTIE MURRY Suburban Garden Club XATHERINE NASH Department Club MARTHA PEDEN Lincoln Shrine Club BOTH CAROL SCHEERER Arts Club EVA JEANNE SHIRLEY Cosmos Club LEE STEGALL Garden Study Club LANE WELLS Kiwanis Club DAWN WESSON Rotary Club BETTYE HAYES WILDER Club DOROTHY WOODABD Faculty Wivm Club All the confusion and fun over KRUS Tuesday evening produc ed in cash and pledges for the March of Ken Whit station said this annual event was one of the most outstanding put on any where in the south and that more money was raised over the Rus ton station in proportion to the size of the community than any other place on The fun started at 7 oclock with the dedication of records by persons of all Some were some pointed and num erous and some Things were buzzing around the studios for Cakes were baked by prominent Bank to prevent the fire from cooks of the city and put up for spreading State auction in two They were each numbered and one of the candidates for queen of the Scout Review Board Will Meet Thursday A Boy Scout board of review will be held in Ruston Thurs day night at oclock at the First Presbyterian it was announced today by Douglas March of Dimes would draw from a box and that cake would be ofj fered to the radio One group was sold with a top limit of in order to bring everyone who would like to make a con The second group was put up for the highest bidder some bringing more than The highlight of the evening was the simulated arrest of Avery Lee by city police who Continued on Page 3 Army Acts In Ministers Death By United Press The Army closed its books to day in the case of the murdered Korean Iwo months James Goff of Texas led a search party into a civilian home in He said he was looking for hidden weap A Korean Presbyterian minist er was in the house and he ob jected to the The Army charged that Goff beat The minister died a few days later and Goff was arrested and court Sentence was passed Goff was cashiered from the Army and sentenced to two years im prisonment at hard The verdict shocked most A merican and Korean missionaries who attended the They considered it far too Otto De a missionary in Korea for 24 years It was a travesty of justiceI was ashamed to be an Crippled Children Society Expresses Thanks to Donors WINS Paul Dudley of is the winner of the first medical Oscar award in heart Internationally re nowned White received the Albert Lasker Award for dis tinguished achievement in the Held of cardiovascular 7700 Persons Are Marooned in Flood To the very yenerous people of LiiHoln parish who gave so free ly if their time ef for a fund drive in Lincoln parish society for crippled children and adults gives sincere thanks tlii crippled and handicapped persons who will be its sole bene The society gives its thanks individually to Miss Pat i Deuson for mimeographing the chain j letters and to the members of the I typing class of Ruston high school for addressing the envelopes used in the Contributions reported by the treasurer at the 29 meeting of the society amounted to a total of Expenses incurred during the campaign were S75 for stationery and The net fund of will enable the society to assist more needv The By United Press Netherlands radio today sheriffs deputies and national guardsmen were placed on guard to prevent looting in case the fire did a cousinin law of the theater said she did not know the fire had started until patrons started walking out of the theater and one person came over and told her the place was When she called the fire department she didnt think it was to be such a bad she Arthur the theat er said in cluding walls and was destroyed by the He estimates the damage at about and said the walls will have to be knocked down and the entire building constructed Bethencourt says he had no idea how the fire started but that it must have been in front of the theater because patrons Minstrel Rehearsal Will Follow Meeting Of Legion Thursday Another rehearsal of the Le gion minstrel show and refresh ments will follow the regular j rescue meeting of the American Legion 1 One of trie British officers lead said 7700 persons are isolated on three flooded islands and are gravely endangered by a new storm brewing off the The death toll already has reached 1695 in the storm and floods that hit the Geri Belgium and j Efforts are being made to evaj cuate those marooned on floodI stricken Some rescue planes were shifted this morning to find a shipload of evacuees reported sinking off the Dutch The ship was found and the passengers saved by airsea children with care and treatment than was possible last The goal of which was based on the expected needs of the known indigent cases in the was not The expenditure of a few lars now usually Helps these cases to develop into normal and use ful Without it some of them prpjjably would become By United Press The future Formosa is wrapped up i irodictions and In Prime Minister Churchill wants the United States o promise there will be no ex tension of tlv war in Churchill and the foreign se Anthony met for lunch with Die secretary of John Foster and the foreign id Harold They spoke of the Far Eastern Churchill was expected to make ceir his determination to prevent a spread of the war by what ho called reckless on the Chinese mainland by KaiSheks Nationalist Dulles is not expected to Hive such Before he left on his nineday factfinding trip to he said he would make no In Diplomats think President Eisenhowers Formosa order wont seriously disrupt Al lied unity in the Far They feel that international tension al ready has been eased by Ameri can explanations of why the blockade is being lifted and as surances that it was meant to keep the Chinese communists guessing about Allied thereby easinu Red pressure on the Korean and Indo Chinese Military iv1 Washington are calling o y shipments of weapons Formosa and to French forces in One permanently impaired and just j highranking military source says might become permanent ward the Nationalists can put enough The district chairman of the i gas well planned at advancement committee said the i tempts to blast the fire out with 6as Well Fire Gulf Is Continuing By United Press A million dollar gas well fire in the Gulf of Mexico is blazing into its llth day as blast ing to put out the blaze was post poned A crew of some 80 men have here Thursday night at ing rescue teams described his been standing by night and day since the fire two Sun days pouring water on the platform where two wells are A Pure Oil company official says pumps at the scene can handle about 3000 gallons of water a Myron veteran oil and it was when they saw the cur tain board of held the first Thursday of each will be primarily for Scouts coming up for advancement in Following appearance before the board of if the Scout meets requirements of the ad vancement sought he then goes before the Court of All Scouts who are seeking ad dynamite Monday and again on delay in clearing wreackage has forced j postponement of the Workmen at the scene are now concentrating on means to cover Kinley with water protection while his unit goes in to set off the told him the first they knew of vancement were reminded of the meeting tomorrow night and urg ed to Nations Boy Scouts Will Observe 43rd Anniversary of Organization on 8 The Boy Scouts of the lives of boys and its place in with its membership at an all a free The actual time high in excess of Cub Boy Explor ers and adult will ob serve the 43rd birthday of the organization during Boy Scout The theme of the celebration which will be observed by Cub Boy Scout troops and will be observed in countless oclock in Legion experiences in one town on Hol Chick Ellis and Jimmy Carter lands Tholen Island where 300 will have charge of the rehearsals persons died in the and the committee urges all perj He In the main street sons who plan on being in this years show to be The minstrel will be presented some time in April at Howard auditor ium and will be the third in this series of entertainments sponsor ed each year by commander of j Henry Schmaltz of Chica McFarlandMcCallum post of the I go Every we saw a bus filled with passeng A veteran American Air Force pilot on rescue operations in the Netherlands Ive nev er seen such it leaves you urges a full attendance of the membership for the import ant business meeting and the re people on rafts place we saw and livestock dead and floating in the people flying white Continued on Page 3 1719 Students Are Registered at Tech With 1719 students already registered for the second semes ter at Louisiana Miss bcl May today expressed confi dence that the college would easily exceed the anticipated 1800 students for the spring Late registrations will con tinue through next Miss May A number of additional registrations were re ported this in excess of the 1719 reported through 5 The registrar also stressed that the figure reported does not in clude those who have registered for the special program of nigh hearsal and refreshment period many of them Dutch to Continued on Page 3 churches of all faiths as Boy Scout Scouts and lead ers will attend services in uni Members of many Scout units will have their parents and other members of their families sit with them during the Explorer units throughout the j Since its inception in this coun United its territories and wherever American families live is Forward on Libertys This is the name of the Scouts threeyear program which seeks to produce a greater func tioning manpower and provide a higher quality program for its everincreasing boy Boy Scout week celebrations this year will stress the Scout family depicting how parents and others of the family often have a relationship to the Scout At open house even Scouts will introduce mem bers of their family to their fel low At these meetings tribute will be paid to the Amer ican home and its influence on1 try in the Boy Scouts of America and its Individual mem bers have always taken a strong position in respect to the place of organized religion in the na tions The 12th point of the Scout law to which more than boys and men have subscribed since reads A Scout is He is reverent toward He is faith ful in his religious duties and respects the convictions of others in matters of custom and reli During Boy Scout Scouts and leaders will express their ap preciation to the organizations j Continued on Page 3 Todays Highlights on 1490 kc KRUS 1490 kc TALL TEXAN Merle Kilgore spins and sings your favorites Monday through FIRST EDITION j Complete roundup of News compiled from the worldwide facilities of United MORNING MELO IES Wake up right and bright with happy music Mon day through BEFORE YOU DRAW THAT PAY CHECK Save Some Finding it hard to save money Heres an If yon buy Defense Bonds through the Pay roll Savings like M many smart you can save sys and sure Bonds are u safe as and they earn good saving through the Pay roll Savings Plan that lets you save before you draw your Now even better Invest more hi Defense Bonds Published as a public service in coop eration with the Advertising AMMUNITION FOR FLU WARWorkers at Eli Lilly and Com panyc biological production division in super vise final steps in the production of influenza To meet the demand vaccine by the nationwide influenza more of the vaccine has been packaged and shipped in ten days thai to usually processed in a 1200 Reds Are Killed in UN Air Attack On Western War Front By United Press UN headquarters in Korea an nounced an air raid today and a Red casualty The raid killed or wounded 1200 the largest cas ualty toll inflicted on the Reds in a single day this The damage was done yesterday in a big air raid on the western front but the results were with held until this American B29 Super forts devastated a 45acre Red supply area near Sariwon on he western The area was jammed with equipment for frontline In the Pentagon an nounced the iatest American casulty figures in the Korean Casualties increased 271 last making a total so far of including Grace Methodist Men Will Meet Tonight The Methodist Men of Grace Methodist Church will hold a monthly meeting tonight at Coach Garrett will be the principal Kathryn Sockle will pre sent a with Hal Barker j as Supper will be served to mem bers and Frank j urges all members to be pressure on the Chinese Reds within six to nine months to ease on the Korean Defense department officials have hinted that Jet fighter planes soon will be sent to For Nationalist pilots recent ly began Jet training at Williams Air Base in The White House says President Eisenhower doesnt plan to an nounce when he issues his order directing the Seventh Fleet to lift its blockade of So far the commander in chief of the Pacific Arthur says he hasnt received the Communist China finally has gotten around to commenting on the new Formosa Radio Pieping says the decision to let the Nationalists raid the mainland is a plot to enlarge the Korean The Red radio says the Communists are pre pared end the fighting in but on their own Primier Chou En Lai is quoted as saying the Allies should re sume the Panmunjom peace talks unconditionally if they to stop the The talks been recessed since October because of a disagree ment ovfr prisoner Chou said the Reds are Fully prepared to fight to the end if the truce talks are not Around the Corner Lee asked for a list of the 7iiys that wanted to keep him in jail last night and said hr vvonlo them especially his They are going To close the votes for queen tonight so if you ot a gal you want to see ivear the crown drop your gold in the box at Stegalls before 7 Roane has built a little doil house behind his Westwood home for all the girls in the neighborhood and they really enjoy it inside and top and Forney is now serving delic ious Lincoln parish fried rabbit at his tastes better than The girls at the clinic send ne of their group to town at noon everyday to buy a sack full of goodies for munching during the Bettys Anticipating customers should read her ail for spring ;