Ruston Daily Leader, September 14, 1953

Ruston Daily Leader

September 14, 1953

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Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - September 14, 1953, Ruston, Louisiana STftTE UNIVERSITY Follow The Leader September 1953 Price Five Cents Alabama Church To Be Host To Presbyterians fiftysecond stated meet ing of representatives from every Presbyterian Church in Louisi ana will comprise the second highest church court in southern Presbyterianism as they meet in the historic Alabama Presbyter ian Church September The Synod of Louisiana doubly honored this church in accepting its invitation to meet here this year in that it is the churchs centennial year and one of the sons of the superintendent of missions in Red River Presby is the retiring moderator having served in this capacity through the past The okl church has sent eight of its sons into the ministry and each of these men are now active min isters in the Southern Presby terian The Synod will also meet in the new church building which was decicated July The guests of the Synod will be entertained in Camp Ala the Red River Presbytery Conference grounds just across theroad from the This beautiful conference ground is capable in facilities of taking care of large meetings vsuch as this Synods There are eleven beautiful permanent cab a a large chapel and modern and well equipped din ing women of Ala bama Church will provide the Synod will convene at on Registration will begin at 3 and extend till at which time assign ments will be made to the cab At 9 there will be a worship period in which the re tiring ONeal will preach the Following the sermon the Synod will observe the Sacrament of the Lords Frank American Bible Society George regional director of Christian Education in Louisiana will be among the special Alabama Presbyterian Church is located five miles north of in Lincoln par Sibley Wil liam Robert Gage is present pas tor of the Tech Students Participate in Annual lour WAS ON DISEASE In Korea takes Army medical men into native homes and Here two soldiers from the 219th Medical Detachment set rat traps in a Korean courtyard as part of thsir probe into causes and prevention of mysterious beaiorrhagic Approximately Tech freshman boys and girls and their i student councilors participated in the get acquainted tour of the i town this Ruston people furnished about 150 cars to drive them about the city and i the whole group enjoyed refresh1 ments at Fraser j j Mayor Beasley welcomed i j them to four happy years in Rusj i ton and President Ropp told I them the town and college t I gether would provide them a home and study Hale Shadow served a master of ceremonies and introduced min isters from the various churches and other prominent people from the city to the Midwest Dairy Products Army Says No Hope j V oB 7000 Missing Americ As Big Switch Contin Kennon Reports New Prison Plan Working Some Unguarded At the State Penitentiary today about onefourth of the inmate population is reguarded under a new plan that is working out The visitor to Angola today can walk into three caimps where there isnt a lock on a door to the quarters used by the prison He could go into the fields where these men are working and look vainly in search of the traditional guard with a There is only one check on I Dairy Show in Memphis the last Jnd jjev Lurnan j Tech out to Tom a these a bed count at j week in Clifton Dry pastor of fjrst Methodist church club and were shown I night to see tliat all have reported a group of animals were will preach each aI lhp residential secj ed from their j taken to Alexandria last Saturj tnQ tions anci schools The first of these minimum selday where they were entered in be undgr the 18 Changes Reported In Tech Faculty For New Semester Four Lincoln Parisfi Grace Church Pte Eighteen faculty changes at Louisiana Tech for the fall sem Co j ester opening Monday have been announced by President L The If will replace 13 who reI I served cups of ice cream to every i student as part of their annual j welcoming Cold drinks land cookies were given to each j two staff members grant boy and girl and the whole group I ed of absence for graduate seemed to thoroughly enjoy the stud two aclditions to the facul i Cars lined up across th street A series of revival services will j in front of Harper Hall about be held in the Grace Methodist I and Ieft the campus full of church next Tie I laughing boys and girls about jjev p L McGuire will Their drivers took them ail I were picked to go to the National both services on ty and one taking retiung the place of a j The new apI Four Lincoln Parish 4H calves over They drove to the rst of these minimum selday where they were entered in eacn njCTrit trusty camps was es competition with calves from all i rcctjon curit3 or rablished on March It was for leaders in South ern Presbyterianism will address the group during the course of the educational secretary of the Board of World Missions final Return of Religious Census Expected Wedsday lit taking the religious census white prisoners and involved a change in the status for Camp E which had been notorious for years as the camp for multiple of Because of a serious fire haz ard to men who were locked in the dormitory of this1 An gola officials decided to move the multiple offenders to another camp where they could be more safely Then Camp E was designated as a minimum security camp and trusty prison ers moved into The safety factor in this change lay in the fact that with trusties in the dormitory it was unnecessary to lock the They can get out easily in case of About 280 men live in the Camp E dorm Continued on Page Six over the state and a selection of j show animals was made by state Charles a mu sic student in Services will be held in tho i evenings at begin Joan Lillian ning on Monday evening and Bobby Driggers and Charlie Hinj continuing through both servic ton will accompany their animals es on puintments are as follows Mark assistant pro fessor of Louisiana i Columbia replacing Mack j Caroline assistant pro fessor of home Womans Univers ity of North Carolina replacing Agnes j t Marshall acting i to the campus in time for supper assistant of J I They arrived at Fraser Field a bout and were taken back at to mark an end to their Marietta Uni firt full day in They versitv f Ph D Tjni registered for classes this morn UNUSUAL BLOOMA lotus bloom isnt unusual in but this one drew the attention of visitors at the International Flower Show at Ger It grew on a plant fos tered from a 2000yearold seed found during excavation opera tjons in The Japanese Horticultural Institute donated the plant to the to the national Edwin Dav Alert Lazarus and Jim Hinton In preparation for the revival the Grace Methodists are also entered their calves in the engaging in special prayer ses Alexandria and received Tonight the ladies of the Queen Dixie Gem 111 Gets Key to By The United Press Louisianas harvest queens were honored yesterday at Pont chartrain The queens ofthe annual dairyland sugar cane festivals were in which four Bap tist churches of Ruston cQoperat there was approximately 75 per cent completion for the whole Some areas were missed yesterday and are to be covered before final tabulations can be Anyone living in any of these areas who is willing to with the collection of the cetlsus cards may get in touch with the First Baptist Church of fice as soon as ternational rice festival at Crow cards are now being tabj ulated and sorted according to Miss Vera Boudreaux of Frank city and age and pre sented with a key to the city of New Orleans and a certificate of honorary The recipients were Miss Betty Hayes Wilder of queen of the annual peach festival at Miss Angie Branch of queen of the annual in and they are also being sorted according to the different Workers who handed in complet Each church is spon soring a secretary to tabulate this and on completing all denominations will be given lists of their and Final reports1 are ex pected about any person or any family in any area was missed by the cen sus takers it is request tftfthat the census card printed inrthe Leader be filled out with nicessary information and left in the front door screen for the workers to pick The work got under way at yesterday and the last cards were queen of the shrimp festival at Morgan Miss Carolyn Landry of Abbe queen of the dairyland And Miss Sydney Mae Marais of New queen of the Lou isiana sugar cane Orphanage Boy Sent To Leadership School FORT Joe guardian of Ruston has been selected to attend Lead ers the mcst advanced training program of craft Artillery Replacement Training Center at Fort Private Magee was chosen for the leadership class from a group turtied in at last Four Qf more than 400 Ap people turned in over 135 Miri Chastain said that the coop eifation of the citizens and the ofeer churches of Ruston in re sponse to the census was marvel He thinks that thisis the biggest religious tabulation ever made in THE WEATHER Official data compiled by thf Tech Forestry departments wea ther Tech a substation of the bureau for Ruston and Jjjlcoln For the 24hour period ending 8 today Saturday Maximum 93 Minimum 59 8 oclock 75 Sunday 96 Minimum 60 8ficlock Maximum Minimum 8 Vclock Monday 93 55 72 pointments to the rigorous train ing course are based on demon strated leadership high scholastic and above average physical The purpose of the course is to train potential leaders early in their military careers and develop them to lead troops as noncom BILLY MARTIN MADE PFC Word has been received that Billy son of and Route Rus has been made private first Billy attended Ruston high and was married to Christine Wiltcher in in In 1950 he went to Rock and remained there un til 1952 when he was in ducted into the Army at Fort and received his basic training at Camp Martin landed in Germany April and is serving with the ambulance 103rd Medical His wife resides at 7928 Sec ond recognition for their Seven Holsteins were picked from herds all over the state to be entered in the Memphis show and four were taken from Lincoln Dry and all other j 4H officials said this was a re markable thing and spoke well for the work that is being done WSCS meet at the church for special prayers in the course of their regular Tomorrow a series of cottage prayer meetings will be held in the following homes Miss Nettie Shreveport highway Robert Street Clyde here among the young cattle j Shreveport highway Leroy De 1613 South Vienna Vernon ONeal subdi vision McGuire 1200 Dubach 910 West Nelson Continued on Page Six Civil Service Program Praised The long fight of the Louisiana Civil Service League and constit uent organizations1 is praised in a progress report published by the National Civil Service New York entitled Citiz ens Groups progressing in Fight to Clean Up State and Local Gov The report noted that while public interest has been centered on removing corruption at the Federal scores of little known citizens group throughout the country are making progress ing and attended various orienta tion meetings during the This is the fifth year the has extended such a welcome to the Tech students and it has be come more or less of a tradi tion on the President Ropp saysRuston is the only town in Louisiana where such community activity is a part of the opening of the school Loyalty Oaf h No Issue in Chicago For Democrats The Democrats formally got their big powwpw under way in Chicago this All the sessions today will be behind closed and it wont be until a 100dollar a plate din in the fight to clean up state and ner tonight that the Democrats local As an of the kind of local action that can bring about better the re port cited the 13year fight of will get a chance to sound off in But on the basis of some pre conference roundtables and some the Louisiana Civil Service j news interviews it is the aid of religious and professional groups to insti tute Civil Service in Louisiana and then to amend the State con stitution so that a merit after it had been could again The Louisiana League has set tled down to the less dramatic task of keeping citizens interest in good personnel machinery a live added the The National League warned that the critical stage in the fight for reform generally Continued on Page B Four Plans Devised To Reapportion The Legislature Four plans for reapportioning the Louisiana legislature ail based on the method of equal been devised by the Louisiana coun cil at the request of the legisla ture study committee on reap Representative Ted Hickey of New Orleans is expected to call a committee meeting shortly to study the The councils plansare based on Retaining the present 100 members of the Adding one member to reach the constitutional Reapportioning on the basis of 112 requiring a con stitutional And reapportioning with 120 19 above the present versity of Florida replacing John on j Roderick assistant professor of civil I Tech replacing Ellis1 assistant pro fessor of mechanical Louisiana Tech replacing John Otto associate professor of Uni versity of Pea Walker Opens Fall Court Term Grand Jury Named Court opened in the Lincoln parish courthouse for the fall term today with Walker Judge The body University of j Avery Lee conducted the annual replacing Grady James part time associate professor of veter inary science and director of the poultry diagnostic Auburn new associate Continued on Page Six Public Invited To See Wild Life Film in Park The public is invited to attend the first open air meeting of the opening exercises using as his text a quotation from What doth the Lord require of and saying To whom much is much shall be re i Lee spoke on responsibil ity and prayed for ju dicial knowledge and leadership from those in whose hands rests the responsibility of the The Grand Jury began its fall term today with Ford named chairman and the follow ing men selected to serve for a period of six They began their deliberations with District Attorney Ragan Madden and will probably meet until about Military officials is no hope left fur some thousand Americans a missing in action in i It will be pnysibly two fore the Pentagon tracks c last bit of information on e But it probably will ml the investigation by them The Korean death stands at 25thousand And when the cheek is the toll will rise to more n Some American salesmen in Operation Switch to sell some of their dies on Wilfred pondent for the Parish ist newspaper v they made the salt for ie Burchett reports that merican prisoners re turning to the United Sta i their arrival at th nuinist collecting point prisoner He says smoothtalking went to work to show j mocracy was a lar duct to As a i says they uore the prisoners returned iii iliu j The Communist newsman reports some Americans r fused to return home awaitins transfer t li i custody of Indian troops in neutral The Reds said dur ing Big Switch that Hie UJ prisoners refusing triation totaled tiian lifiu South and 20 mm of jih er Burchett says1 the Reds will I urn over all these prisoners In tne In dian custodian troops by Continued on Page Cix Lincoln Parish Wildlife Associa tion Tuesday evening in Rail road The men were Waylon Ward 4 Ward 3 Ward 7 president of the James Ward 7 said two films in sound Ward 8 Earl Ward and color would be shown on all Jewel Ward 6 James screen mounted on the Spectators may sit on the ter raced seats and enjoy a good view Ward 4 Tobe Sin Ward 6 Aimer of the The projector can 3 Ward 1 and Curtis Ward possible to get an idea as to what is going In the first the hot fight over the 1952 convention party loyalty oath apparently is not going to come Such southern Democrats as governor John Bat tle of Virginia Governor Hugh White of were boiling mad over the party loyal ty oath last But they told reporters they are in no mood for a And national Democrawhich have grown rapidly in re tic Chairman Stephen Mitchell cent and House minority leader Sam Under the first and second Rayburn said as far as they are East Baton Rouge concerned its a dead The constitution now pwwides be placed near the fountain and that each parish of the state provide a good arrangement for each ward of Orleans shall have at least one thus automatically accounting for 80 of the The remaining are alloted on the basis of a table of multipliers devised by Harvard universitys Doctor a reap portionment Major changes are indicated for East Baton Rouge and Jefferson populations of both of Continued on Page 6 LOUISIANA HIGHWAY LOAD LIMITS TYPE I 11000 TYPE J 32000 TYPES 18000 32000 32000 TYPE 3 18000 11000 32000 12000 TYPE 9 11000 MOOO 11 1SOOO 36000 TYPE IJ 18000 TTPE 4 32000 ISOOO TYPE1 11400 12000 UNDER I OVER 10 32000 TYPE 12 32000 31000 TYPE 1C 32000 the The films will be on hunting in Alaska and on fishing in Idaho where some of the nations best streams abound with A short business will be held during the Wives and children and visitors are urg ed to attend the film showing Tuesday Tidal Wave Hits Fiji Island By The United Press Fiji jarred by an watched a huge wall of water gather three miles offshore in the Pacific A few minutes the 10 foot tidal wave roared across the harbor of the capital city of It smashed small boats in to splinters slammed into docks and wrecked furn and left thousands of dead fish hundreds of yards An Indian girl drowned in the tidal And a Chinese was killed by falling masonry at an Indian There were no criminal nor pending criminal Civil cases began in the court and will continue from day to day at the regular College Opens For Fall Semester Louisiana Techs orientation program started today with a freshman convocation in Howard auditorium of one of the largest freshman classes on the campus since The exact number will not be known until all fresh men have With Travis DeFreesc presid Doris Barham played an or gan and Drew led i the singing of America Aftr the invocation was given by Mary Olivia Ropp made a welcome address l the The Tech Alvia Mater was and Miss Sal lie Robinson introduced Tech officials to the new stu Todays schedule included ho English entrance given annually to ihe Chamber of Commerce four and a lawn party tonit on Aswel fawn for faculty and LOUISIANA HIGHWAY LOAD LIMITS for trucks are shown in the illustration above of 14 com binations of single tandem axles or axle The maximum gross weight indicated by the figures under each includes both the weight of the truck and the Director George Covert of the State Departmen t of Highways has instructed that load limits on all state highways be strictly Illustration by Department of Radio 1490 kr KBUS 1490 ke A quarterhour report from the Sports World Monday through THE TECH in for inter views with Tech Freshman football China Hints Korea Type Truce Possible In IndoChina Communist China has hinted for the first time that a Korean style truce is possible in Indo Peiping radio says tens of thousands of persons around the world are demanding And it force com pelled the American aggressors to call a truce in Korea and this force can also compel the imper alist to abandon their arms in Viet The French are out to head off a Communist offensive in Indo French Union forces using A mericanbuilt fighter planes have smashed the outer defenses of 50thousand Communist rebels massing for an autumn Several thousand French and native by paratroop stormed across the Day river under an air cover of Bearcat The French forces hit Red con centrations in the mountain strongholds about 30 miles south of the northern Three Red villages have been And several Com GHASS FIHE STOPS NEWS A fire at the Cypress Hill load ing rack at Hilly along the Rock Island tracks stopped Associated Press wire service from Li It In Rock to New Orleans The fire started in grass and beside the track on Saturday and caused a tree to fall across the The wire had not been re paired today but workmen were preparing to seal the break aa quickly as Around the Corner All those lost people in to today are our new Tech citixti So show them where is thj post office and wish them Elgin Norrts claims he laundered shirts during the past six weeks and his is with no buttons In case you belong to the select crowd who has hay this munist strongholds have been PARISH 4H the from Lincoln Par ish tell of their experiences during the Statewide selection of Junior Dairy Animalh to go of Junior Dairy Animals to go Four of the seven winners are from Lincoln Par The French position also looks better in southern IndoChina to The foreign minister of Cambodia has cabled Senate Re publican leader William Know land to rest fears that Cambodia might take a neutral attitude to ward the time of year Susie Ritrhio has a sure cure when you get tired of You can get juniors picture took for a penny a pound at Pen neys if you are brave and Call Bill Hendrickson for When boys get big enough to go off to school its surprising how many of your shirts and handkerchiefs that seem to fit And if it wasnt a family of stray cats the place would be sx empty we couldnt stand ;