You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - August 28, 1953, Ruston, Louisiana Huston LIBRARY LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY Follow The Leader August 1953 Price Five Cents City Hall Moving Day Stated for 15 Pool Will Close Today Leaders of Seoul Fund Drive Named Moving day at Ruston city new building in shape for the hall has been set for around move by that date and we have it was announced to ordered our new furniture for day by Mayor He delivery by said the contractor has assured For the past several months the city officials he will have the i old city hall building has been I undergoing repairs and remodel j The foundation and walls have been strengthened and an j entirely new floor plan j Cooley of Ruston is general contractor for the j A modern new east side j Fred Ruston attorney j additional office space i and district finance committee and a large assembly room will serve as general the new mezzanine floor have chairmaln of the annual Boy j been in addition to oth Scout financial campaign in this I er improvements in the build This was announced today Cooley stated today he lowing a meeting of scout lead1 hoped to be through with his ers of the Northwest district of j work in another the Ouachita Valley held While the remodeling work has in Ruston Thursday Date for the financial cam paign was set for when the kickoff breakfast will be held to launch the annual drive for funds for Boy Scout work in this section of the 17parish council of Northeast orth Korean SAND is vacation time in England and these people seem to be enjoying the sunshine at they take some time to gaze up at the helicopter that throws a buglike shadow over the beach bugs at southern Englands famous resort been in city hall has been in temporary quarters at the j building on the corner of Bon 1 ner and opposite the Presbyterian Mayor Beasley also announced j that the pump and shaft for the new water well on the west side Floyd James of Ruston was i of town has been The named chairman of the special I motor and switchboard is slated gifts committee Waltman i for installation today or tomor will be chairman of the general with first test of the well solicitations committee and Jack scheduled tentatively for Satur Brooks will handle publicity for j day or early next Committies Named for North Louisiana Fair General Rules Listed the It also was announced that the Chairmen in the other towns j municipal swimming pool will the district will be announced j close for the season Most soon as the men selected have Of the personnel employed at the indicated whether they will ac pool are high school and college fept the Jones students and this is their only In the drive will be i chance for a vacation before teaded by a general school the mayor point vith team captains directing a ed brps of workers under The municipal pool has en ach assigned to a particular joyed an unusually good season this summer and attendance has General committees for the North Louisiana State fair to be held in Ruston were announced today by The district exhibition will open n the p Reds by FBI i By United Press The government has smoked it two top Communist under More than a score of FBI ishaven and dressed as camp averaged well over last Navymans Body To Reach Monroe Today The body of Robert Ray West Monroe navyman and son of and Fred is scheduled to arrive in Monroe today from San Fun eral services are scheduled to be fswoVed downon the two held at Calvary Baptist church swoopeu uuwii west Mnnrnp Saturday after eitive Reds yesterday in the if V v gh Sierras near seized Robert a gitive since he and 10 other top wnmunists were convicted of irking to overthrow the govern four years Xhe same raid also netted a Red Sidney He had been hiding Since when the aaernment brought similar char 3against him and 20 other top limbers of the California branch fee FBI says both men had ckhged their Both We crew Thompson had at on 30 pounds but Steinberg ha lost Thompsons a moustache he had grown his were dyed stiwberry His eyebrows tinted reddish charged with avoid was rushed to prison without Mtesumably t or return to New where he was bS was held in at San together with three other persons charged with helping to conceal the fugi tiVAnother person was picked up driving her car from Mo s o charged with helping to con ceal the fugitive Communist lead and is being held in Stock of Steinberg and five Com in West Monroe Saturday after The exact hour was not The 18yearold Navy firemans apprentice died in San Diego Navy Hospital last Sunday from burns received July 5 in an auto mobile it was The youth was the grandson of the late and Feazel who for many years resided in Lincoln it was The body will be accompanied from San Diego by Walter Navy firemans appren as the escort of Six Monroe naval reservists will be selected to serve as Arrangements are being hand led by Hall Funeral on 14 and close j Raley For two days preceding the dis trict the Lincoln parish iaif will hold from 12 to giving citizens in this sec tion of the state a full week of Max Matthews is chairman of the buildings and ground com assisted by Hogan and Shealy is chairman of the premium list and fair catalog as sisted by Bryson Kavanaugh Stiles has been named fair Hoogland is barn superintendent and Jack Harper superintendent of the hog HartwellRiser is chairman of the crop exhibits with Irby assistant superintend Max Matthews is finance committee assisted by Kavanaugh and Jack Harper and Fred Hestbeck com prise the advertising and publicity committee and Walter Smith is chairman of the cooperating Chamber of Commerce fair com Commercial exhibits will be and General rules and as listed by Raley in the fair premium list and catalog just include Way Is Cleared for Plan Of Olin Industries Details preliminary to construc tion of a industrial plant near Spencer in Union par ish have been it has been disclosed in Records on file in the office of the Union parish district court disclose that the way has been cleared for the erection of the Olin Industries be lieved destined for use as a pulp mill or Rights have betn obtained for flowage from the plant to the Ouachita This to gether with property owned by the will be used for a re servoir covering between 400 to i 500 acres I Mary Ann McLaurin of Ruston Coupled with the reservoir will i was one of six campers at the be a system of flumes national music camp at Inter and through which lochen this summer to be ical tainted water will be run Presented the outstanding camp for The system will er awardaccording to informa extend from the plant to the tion received here covering a distance of some three Mlss n her second i summer at Camp was To obtain final clearance on this i chosen for the avvardalonS wilh stretch of rights were obi flve other oung from tained on tracts owned by Parks j the 365 high school campers and Spencer at the national music camp for Speculation as to what will be this honor the ultimate use of the nln tnere were more than which may range in cost young people of ail agss the estimated takes from the bmted States and Can in the possibility that pulp may i ada ln attendance at the annual be processed summer conclave wmch observed Other possibls assignments for s 26th season this the plant might be the manui The Ruston wl11 be a facture of any one of a number i schco1 senlor thls coming in PW Exchan Mary Ann McLaurin Is Outstanding Camper At miies of items such as or nylon wen a scholarship to There Camp Interlochen in competition All exhibits must be entered by of opening 14 has been no official announce to put an end to and exhibits cannot be removed until 5 of closing Exhibits in the parish fair only must be entered by 9 12 and may not be moved before 0 All articles must be grown or made by the exhibitor in except livestock which must be owned not less than 30 days prior to the No person will be allowed first and second premiums on any one exhibit and no exhibit will be entitled to enter for more than one premium except where such article is part of a No premiums will be awarded where only one article is exhib ited the judges consider it Final Riles Pending For Irvin Houck The body of Irvin who died Thursday night in Shreveport was returned to Rus other high school young in their sponsored by the Hewitt Piano company of It was Miss McLaurins second consecutive year to win the Hewitt Piano MARY ANN McLAURIN home coach for final The services will be held at the Kilpatrick witrT the Greer of Cooktown Baptist church conducting the time for the services has not been pend ing arrival of members of the Houck has lived in Ruston for some eight He was employed as traveling salesman for a Shreveport produce com pany and reportedly was found dead in his car Thursday Death was attributed to a heart it was musicians staff the camp faculty each Youths Are Held in Train Wreck Affempl By United Press empioyea as iraveims Louisiana state police are hold All premium checks must be fnr a shreveport produce com ing seven Jefferson parish youths cleared through banks within 30 reDortedly was found for the attempted derailment of days after they are Only livestock entered in the junior division which will be el igible for open competition will nauyc be those animals placing survived by his 10U1 Leadfer l er mmute of tne canlP The courses which she took at She left Ruston on June 25 camp were very espec the national music ially the music theory which I had ing home this j never studied While at she par For the recreation part of camp ticipated in the camp took Mary Ann participated in classes in music theory and was badminton and given private lessons in piano by volley A member of the high school tennis team she Of tennis was my favorite Being an old camper due to her attendance the summer be she reported that it didnt take me long to get settled down after I got there which gave her a little extra time to renew ac quaintances from the summer be fore and get my feet on the ground for the session Returning from Camp Inter lochenshe left last Sunday and was met in Chicago by Mar tha Charlotte After a day spent in seeing the sights of the Windy the girls returned to Of course I had to practice Southern Pacifics Sunset Limit ed passenger The hurtling streamliner was arranged through President Raley and hiscommittee Dan Durrett and Feed purchasing and distribution com mittee members are second or All animals exhibited at the fairgrounds must be accompanied by a health Raley Hello Girls Are on Strike in Washington Picket Lines Set up By United Press The hello girls hung up on Administration Says It Is Winning Battle Of Balancing Budget By United Press i January Administration officials say February theyre winning the battle of the i March APrl1 Figures on spending and ini come released by the Budget bu1 TOTAL reau show that the government i has cut from the pros1 In SAFETY FIRST DEATH TOLL COMPARISON 1952 1953 47 attack it was i lue windy tne gins reiurnea iu A native of he j flagged to a grinding halt yesterj Ruston being met in his day a bare 100 yards Missi by Mary Anns from an open The ancj jyrrs yy jj Ethel Houck of a Gerald Houck who now is em ployed in for a construction firm a Ethel Zimmerman of Al and a Houck of Thurmon 42 56 44 Two Americans Trying To Free Czech Wives The United Press Somewhere just outside the 43 i iron two Americans are 45 plotting a new way to rescu 41 was between Shrewsberry road and Central It switches the Sunset Limited from the Illinois Central tracks used on the run into the metro politan area onto the Southern Pacific rails tor the run into the Police said two of the youths involved were members of the socalled Nazi teenage gang j aches to health officials from New broken up last The organization was smashed when authorities discovered the 210 176 comparing the Thompson Thomoson leaves convicted or l Two of Gil stood trial New with Thompson in CIO Communication Workers say more than 7000 telephone operators and maintenance and commercial workers have gone on strike in the Washington Picket lines also have been set up around telephone exchanges in scattered sectionsof Maryland and West The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone company is using sup ervisors to keep the switchboards It says the governments huge telephone network service will not be affected because of automatic The corn last year during the first quart we see a definite downward This is a strong indication that the citizens of Louisiana are mak the nearly a strenuous effort toward pre rast bv former president Truman venting accidents on the high and the 5billion deficit Traffic law enforcement business The bureau now estimates that the government will go only billion in the red by the end of next That compares with their wives from Peter Dudlach of Chicago and Benjamin Klenzynsky of met three years ago at Cni Xouisiana cago and began planning how they would free their They went to Germany as tour the nearly deficit fore groups clubhouse containing wea ammunition and Nazi party organization One 16yearold boy arrested in the train derailment attempt I thought the train was al ready I didnt think it would hurt Railroad authorities said the youths jammed a piece of steel in the switch to prevent it from Last night they put the a phase of the plan into effect j The open switch was discover ed when switchman Ernest Bree land attempted to throw it when signaled that the train was ap East Germans Battle Red Police for Food Bv The United Press W communists tried to take Eisenhower food parcels from hungry in East Berlin to C andg7eports from the other side of the iron curtain say the East Germans battled the po UCThe anticommunist league of free jurists received the It said that the East Germans rebelled while squads of police to confiscate the food par cels at an elevated railroad sta joined i nthe l pany says the strike is only about 50 per cent effective that up to half of the workers in some West Virginia exchanges have refused to go The union is demanding week ly raises of from to The Washington division of the com pany offered raises ranging from to yesterday but the CIO workers turned them down as and com pany negotiators are meeting a gain In another CWA against the Indiana Bell Telpehone com an angry mob screamed de fience at police in At least 15 persons were arrest ed on disorderly conduct charges and three persons were hurt the administration s study of a national sales tax to help it finance possible new de ipending has gone under Lister Hill of Alabama and John Stennis of Mississippi predict strong congressional op position to such a Radio 1490 kc KBTJS 1490 kc Jbin Us In A SATURDAY of Fun For Boys and Girls KIDDIE KARNIVAL oolicemen until reiforcements were CIO leaders charge police struck two women stories and fun for all boys and SMILIN ED McCON NELL SHOW miss the exciting Ghanga and the Talking CHILDRENS GOS PEL HOUR Brother Henry Geiger visits another Sun day School class in his nation wide MUSIC IN EDUCA TION Listen to a featured Louisiana High School band chorus each week at this out the the tragic fact retheir mains that 176 people have lost their lives this year Since the death toll on the high ways last year amounted to 210 we feel that 24 liveshave been saved during this Louisiana still has a long way to go to meet the national aver age of but with the consistent effort and continued cooperation of local and state in civic clubs and organiza schools and busi individ radio and TV promoting safe driving habits in our highways will be safe ways in stead of sad ways on which to and The two Americans were seized by West German border guards when they tried to slip into the communist zone at a border throughtown The two were turnedI over He and switchman Smith threw up a red warning light and the train was brought 1 I1C LWU to American authorities and told to a hault about 300 feet from i the THE WEATHER data compiled by thr Tech Forestry departments wea ther Tech a substation of the Weathtr bureau for Ruston and Lincoln ending at 8 today For 24hour period Maximum 9 Minimum 8 71 PLAYING STORE IS BIO BUSINESSBobby 12 yeaVold grocery of not only pushes the groceries over the counter to his runs a complete grocery Owner Freed Warren is and who says he never before had of his transacts aH the business for Its fine practice for arithmetic classes when school but Warren fears hell have to close the store when Bobby returns to Rows Develop Over AniiPolid Serum By United Press Antipolio serum is giving head aches to health of fie York to The supply of gamma globulin is so short that the Office of De fense Mobilization hands it out only to areas where the total number of polio cases passes a critical At present that level is 200 cases among The plan to use the serum for mass injections in epidemic On the health de partment in New York City broke its own rule and handed out e nough gamma globulin for 80 children in a neighborhood where only one polio case was The department acted under pres sure from angry parents staged sitdown strikes in depart ment That got the ball Yest angry parents marched on the capital of New Jersey and asked the state for the They were turned Another group was turned down j by New York City Still another group of parents staged an allnight sitdown at the New York health department last In the state has j issued enough gamma globulin j to the high school football team i to take core of 50 children but a i state health official says it was a i mistake the other players had 1 not been in close enough l tact with the one player who j came down with i As for the overall a United Press survey shows the nation has enough of the precious serum for mass inoculation children in epidemic And I with the polio season usually reaching its peak the last week of j this month or the first two weeks j of next experts says the time to use it is I By The United Press IliiuM Nations sources say mote than IO learns of North disguising them sehes as husbands and iiavr entcMd allied territory in South United Nations through their scheme and captured The say many of them All told the samJ story that the North Koreans expect the UN to break the trues and resume military operations in UN officials believe the spies were under orders to scout UN defense lines set up behind the old battle Indian moved into the Korean buffer tuday to take charge of war prisoners reiusing to go The Indians are soluiers of the Indian hospital unit which has been attached to the First British commonwealth division since the early part of the The UN is holding Chi nese and 5000 North Koreans uno say they preier death to re turning to The communisls have re turned all but 891 of the 3313 Americans they promised to return in the prisoner ex One hundred and for tylive more Americans will be handed over in ad dition to 255 otner allied cap In New the United Na tions general assembly is sched uled to give full approval today to western plans for the Korean political The United States won down theline approval for its plans for the conference in the political I committee including i rejection of a seat tor India made that final this morning by withdrawing from the Indian delegate Menon asked the general assem bly not to force a In an American UN delegate says the United States should not beat around the bush with Russia at the con As Democratic James Richards of South Carolina puts If they show unmistakable bad we should walk out and then decide what to do and not pussyfoot about Government Slated To Release Its Monthly Report on Farm Prices The agriculture department will issue its monthly farm price report The report has shown declines in eight of the last 11 Prices received for farm pro ducts were unchanged last but the continuing in crease in farm costs broughtthe average farm return from crops and livestock back down to 93 per cent of the fair earning power parity The parity average was 103 last July 15th and sagged to 93 in AprU before a recovery to 94 last Around the Corner Uh we told you it was going to rain on the last Friday in Now you get busy and plant that fall The faithful folks at tha First Baptist are willing to try it again rhis year so get ready to register the youngster in their nursery Early got her car boys together and priced a batch of beauties for you to run your eye balls over When the gutter gets stopped up right over the bedroom you may be surprised how fast things can happen during a thunder Tonight is your last chance to get a bath on the city so run down and jump in the swimming hole before they close it until June New as a fly in nn air conditioned We have found it is not a good idea to eat candy left over Jn an old Easter box or from some spring Somehow it dont sit real
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.