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   Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - June 2, 1959, Ruston, Louisiana                                DIGEST Hew upon the Brw vWT OT HlHt n4i BPIfieMtTn ejQfrfl MeVflteM tfcttt AMitliftliAf k TM in need of mtrc peace ton Petee is entf Ht ererrbodri job 10 Stttsimt Uttfltt Serving The North Louisiana Hill Country Since 7895 64 Fellow The Leader JUNE 1959 TO MfOUT A FOftllT ftmtrni Police Lincoln Ntfok tariffs Office cell frank 5 Forttt Renfler AL s Hfni EARTH PEOPLE ThiM workers the Ryan Aeronautical Sen are not pre paring for tolo Dpoce They are standing inside stainless steel eihautt ducts manufactured for a trans port WHITE AND COLORED School Board Sets Dote For Fall School Opening The Lincoln parish School at its regular monthly meeting set the opening dates for school for the year New Product On Market In Ruston Detrie Puts PediMist On Sale For Lovelier Feet For Lovlier THE HOUSE OF DETRIE PRESENTS Pedi This sign attractively dis played in black and red over a box of white plastic bottles appeared on Ruston drug and cosmetic coun ters last week and is being widely advertised over KNOE Radio and TV in North South Ark ansas and West PediMist is a new foot lotion prepared by Arthur Detrie and his James of New De trie is a member of the Engineer ing Department of the Louisiana Tech faculty and is retired from active military service after spend ing a number of years in In dia and He took his graduate and post graduate work at SMU and Baylor University at Before moving to he was employ ed by the Douglas Aircraft San ta as research en gineer and devoted much of his time to finding solutions to aid work ers in the plastic plants who often Buffered akin irritations from che He has perfected a number of other skin lotions for the hands and face which he plans to market in the near all ef forts are now being made to intro duce PediMist for Lovlier Detrie says this foot prepa ration will soften tough skin that is so bad about picking silk and nylon soothe irritations and aching muscular discomfort and give an overall healthier feeling and lovlier look to the entire It is especially useful during the summer months after gar swimming or standing on the feet all colonel has done research in many fields of chemistry and engi neering and was successful with a number of patents while at Doug las Aircraft He snvs The House of Detrie may provide employment for a number of per after distribution is establish ed over this part of the oQo Jesse Mas Monday MM told Today Jesse died Mon day at her home in Jonesboro fol lowing a lengthy Funeral services were held at 3 today in the Jonesboro Me thodist church with Lloyd Wil liams Burial was in Springhill cemetery near Jonesbo ro uqder he direction of Esmonds Funeral Home of Survivors include six John Alma West Mrs Jack and Earl White schools will open on Sep tember 2 and colored schools will begin August Preschool con ferences for the white teachers will be held on September Colored conferences are set for August In other the School Board voted to participate in a group life insurance plan for janitors and school bus FULPWOOD 1 They also discussed sale of pulp wood at the Ruston elementary but no final action was The sale is under study as a means ot improving the school A report on theteirniitefsWlatIoir in the Ruston elementary school was also told the Board that the Orkin Exterminating was low bidder in termite control mea It has been determined that the building is Emmons reported to the Board that he had purchased a trac tor as the body had authorized him to NEW MEMBER The Board also welcomed Simmie Whitman as a member of the Whitman replaces Allen who has The Board also passed a resolution expressing the appreciation of the body for Allens 13 years of service as a New Orleans Man Enters Race Roswell Thompson made an offi cial announcement today that he will be a candidate for governor of Louisiana in the Democratic pri mary to be held December fortyseven years of is a native of a product of the New Orleans public schools and Tulane University and resides at 1023 Franklin Ave in New He now operates a trans portation business and was formerly associated with an investment firm in the sales of stocks and I have entered this race for gov ernor with the full determination to win and will be satisfied with noth ing short of victory said I shall conduct one of the most vigorous gubernatorial campaigns ever witnessed in the state of My program will be to complete the work of our late and beloved Huey Al though Huey was assassinated by a ruthless killer his good works will never be forgotten and Roswell Louisianas new King fish will complete his program to Share The Wealth and Make Every Man A Roadwork Bids Are Taken By Slate Highway Department Surfacing of Miles of Roads In Lincoln Revealed BATON ROUGE Low bids to taling were received here Thursday by the Louisiana Depart ment of Highways on eleven road impiovement projects along more than 60 miles of roadsvay in ten Highway Director Richard son said 41 bids were received on the eleven projects and all have been taken under He listed the project low by as follows Lincoln Bituminous hotmix ZionDu bach Slate Delta Paving New two Diamond Jubilee Stock Redemption Rate Told Board Makes Decision At Monday Meet Webster Widening and surfac ing existing asphalt four SibleyMinden State Hall and Montgo four Jackson Base sand clay placed and JonesboroChat ham Slate Hen six Union Widening and surfacing existing concrete LisbonBernice and Bernice Farmerville State Rey nolds and only Livingston Base sand clay placed and AlbanyGeorge ville State Stanley five bid Helena Base sand clay placed and three Georgeville Montpelier State Stan ley five Jackson Bituminous mixture for fourtenths of a designated streets in Jones Louisiana West two East Carroll Washed furnished designated Paul two Winn Base sand clay placed and spread designated streets in llaynes Pavnig seven Concordia Base sand clay designated parish school drives and Normand five Franklin Base sand clay placed and seventenths of a de signated streets in Nor mand two To Be Returned At Ratio Of 80c Possibly More Later Stock in Ruston Diamond Jubilee will be redeemed at 80 cents on the The board of directors made this decision Monday after noon at their final Checks will be mailed betore June 15th to everyone who desires to receive this Clarence general chair said a number of stock hold ers had signified a desire to make a donation of their stock to the Rus ton Park and Recreation Board and had asked that whatever sum was repaid be given for the benefit of the children of The board of directors agreed to remit any money or any part of each certificate the Park and Recreation Board if the stockhold ers MORF REVENUE Howard treasurer of the said additional money was expected during the next few weeks from the sale of historical program booklets and souvenir He added an additional refund of mon ey will be made to all stockholders when bis other money is received He pointed out it may require se veral months to completely close the books on the and re quested patience in making this fi nal 5 SEATS FILLED Free Enterprise Names Board of Directors The Lincoln parish chapter of the Louisiana Free Enter prise Association Monday night elected six members to the Board of Directors of the Five seats on the Board remain Optimists Plan To Organize Tonight At Weekly Meeting Those elected are Dub filon Sha Bill Thomas folk and John WEATHER Maximum Minimum I Mill as 62 70 Stock refunds will be made from records of the Jubilee and it will not be necessary to turn in certifi A total of was advanc ed through the sale of This money was used in meeting ex penses in the early days of the THANKS EXPRESSED The directors unanimously ex pressed a desire to extend their thanks and appreciation to every one who had brought stock and had helped in other ways to make this production Reds Warned By West At Geneva Meet The West Has warned Riissia to cutback on some of its propaganda or the West will play what may prove to be some very embarrassing tape re The West wants the Communists to drop charges of subversion in West Authoritative sources have told United Press Internatio nal that if they the West will play back some tape recordings that expose East German Commu nist These sources say new recordings of East German inflammatory broadcasts have just reached Arid they say the West might bring the recordings to the foreign minisers conference table to refute Russian charges against the Soviet foreign minister Gromyko had demanded that the voice of freedom in West Berlin be silenced because it is an alleged source of Tho Ruslon Optimist Club will meel tonight to complete of the local A field representative of Optimist International will be in Ruslon to help with the meet The at their weekly break fast meeting last elected their first slate of Preston Chandler was elected president Bill Wright and Neil vicepresidents secre tary and Mclvin trea The Optimists have been working for several weeks in order that they might get enough members to Optimist International requires 25 before they will grant a charter The Ruston club is sponsored by the Downtown Club of Chandler urged that all Opti mists attend the meeting tonight and bring n new The Op timists meet the College Cafe on highway 80 The officers will also be members of the They are Billy Bus chairman Dalton co chairman and John secre The five vacancies were left so that the group could elect to the Board from other communi ties as the opportunity presented it BIKAKKR Ed Organizational Di rector for the state appeared before the group last night and made u few He explained the organization to the He said that in a test given gra1 dual ing seniors 25 years ago it was determined that percent of them wanted to go into business for was administered this year and only 12 percent of the nations youth wanted to tjo into their own lie said that the reason was they do not want the re sponsibility of taking the govern Reuther and Bussie in as partners in their Hospital Director Expects Some Development Today UPI It has been reportedre liably in that the family of Governor Earl Long may make a final attempt today to persuade him to ac cept psychiatric he reports siiy thai if Long still refuses the fniully mlnhl then ask n court to commit The chief executive Is stubbornly resisting attempts to trout him lor an upset OUT Reliable reports said the only liis ffiinily gut him out of Lou isiana and to John Senly Hospital In iulveslun last Saturday was 1o knock him out with a Long was flown secretly to Gal voston in a Louisiana Air National Guard plane and lias resistor all at tempts to get htm to take psychhi tric Doctor John executive director of the says There will likely he a development to lie 1 cannot say what the development will Any de cision is for the family to LAW Under Texas 11 patient cnn not be bold in n clinic or hospital against his will longer than 96 After u court order is necessary to keep Longs family cnn commit him to the hospital three months merely by getting a state district judge to sign an After three it takes a fulldress sanity hearing in Doctor Truslow said Lxing it not being held against his Truslow He can leave right now if he or if his fam ily wants I think one of two de velopments will occur But then the doctor wouldnt ela 15 INJURED 10 Killed In Tank Truck Explosion Belt Jtiww Janwu A deputy coroner says 10 persons de finitely have been listed as dead and at least 15 others injured in the explosion of a tanktruck near The truck exploded wliile firemen were battling a blaze caused by a The burning truck loaded with propane exploded on a high way near hurling fire men and spectators hundreds of The exact number killed could not be determined immediately be cause of the condition of the cas carrying a total of 85 managed to speed their vehicles a way from the scene before the blast All available hearses and ambu lances from nearby communitcs in the area were pressed into ser vice to take away the dead and the Police said the tank truck caught fire after colliding with a tractor trailer on tlie PottsvilleReading The blast occurred a half liour after the Firemen and bystanders as far 125 feet Mlted by the ex A state trooper said he was The driven of two school sitting in patrol car near flaming truck the blast hurl ed bodies through the 1HJCKKD Trooper Earl Klinger said he was about 300 feet from the truck and saved himself by ducking under the dashboard of his He said a tornadolike ball of fire shot from the exploding tank Flames shot 300 feet in the Klinger said eight or nine persons were enveloped in the They included firemen and The exact location of the blast was given as Red Diet Monday Rites Are Set Wednesday died in a Shrcve ort hospital Monday following a lengthy Laws was a retired mill Funeral services were hold in the Doyline Missionary Baptist church 2 Burial will be in the Pilgrim Rest cemetery at Doyline under the direction of Kil patricks funeral home of Survivors include four Marvin Randle of Ida Grear of Culleiif throe Murphy and John both of Cullcn and UT Murphy of Plain Dealing 29 grandchildren and 4 greatgrand oOo Lions Club Light Bulb Sale Slated To Begin Tonight The Lions Clubs light bulb sale will be underway tonight if Hie weather The sale was originally schedul ed to start last but was call ed of Ihe The sale will continue through Wednesday The tjpJis are selling linht bulbs lor sum of for nine being canvassed by the StaNtts Nomination Hot To Be Removed WASHINGTON Pre sident has told Re pubUcan Congressional leaders he baa no intention of withdrawing the nomination of Lewis Strauss to be CommeiTO Senate GOP louder Everett Dirksen told newsmen tlie Presi dent authorized him to make the statement following a White Ilouso FlNIBHKn WHAT HE STAKTKD JjQUlS UPDJack Taylor of Louis Cardinals pitched seasons Our biggest from without he enemies are not theyre from with referring to Teamster union leader Moffas re cent threat to call a crippling na tionwide strike in relaxation again st labor reform Our biggest enemies are not from without theyre from MATING DATK A regular meeting date was es tablished by the They will meet on the second and fourth Monday nights through the month of The meetings will be from to During the schedule will not be adhered Meetings in June are set for the 15th and IN MONROE Rainach Falls In Bid For Statue 01 Confederate Hero BATON ROUGE Sena tor segregation leader in the Louisiana has lost a Civil War Iring Dameron of Port Al len pleaded directly to Rainach for support of an appropriation of 000 to construct a statue of the late Governor Henry Watklns Allen on the court house square at Port Al Allen was governor of Louisi ana during tho Rainach scarcely glanced at his emblazoned with a Confederate as he jumped This is a cause that has been handed Leis pass Other members of the committee shouted him and the group deferred action on the statue by a 64 BETTY RISINOER Director For Crafts Work Named Northeast College Summer Session Opens On June 5 Betty former Ruaton native and 1958 Louisiana Tech graduate will direct the Ruston Park and Recreation Boards Arts and Crafts program this it was announced by Coach Eddie Miss Risinger will offer the fol lowing In the fine chalk charcoal chalk and charcoal tempera painting and watercolor CRAFTS In the Crafts linoleum block shell leather hooked rug and At present Miss Risjnger Is art teacher at Central high school in Baton on June registration will be held for Golden Age Group under the direction of This group will include tha citys older Ruston Students A Tulane Get Degrees NEW ORLEANS Two Tulana university students from Ruston re eived degrees June 1 during an nial commencement exercises at Tulane They were Marvin 516 Mississippi and Wil iam Box both tor of medicine Rufus Tulane pre awarded the Commencement speaker was Robert president of Brookings the nineweek summer session Fri June f and close August Re Kistiation is scheduled Friday from 8 until 5 and will end Saturday An alphabetical procedure of en rolling will be used with variations allowed only with the written per mission of the Director of Admis Friday mornings program will be based on the following time A B 89 910 1011 1112 The afternoon schedule includes 12 23 late Saturdays alphalxlical plan is set for the following hours 89 91U 1011 late 1112 Any student desiring to earn col lege credit must file with the Office of Admissions an application for ad mission on an official form and certificate of eligibility signed by his high school principal and parish as required by Le gislative Act 15 of The student also should have an official examination on a form supplied by the A veteran Northeast for the first time should have with him at registration a certificate for edu cation and The summer session offers a five day weekly Monday and 1905 without once being through Friday with classes begin tuken out for a relief MONROE Northeast ning at 7 and ending at Louisiana State College will open jiffirAii Students who graduated from graduated high school this spring will have op portunity to carry a full program of college studies during the sum mer Persons working on de grees in the various fields at other colleges and universities will find sufficient courses to apply toward their Former summer ses sions have proved practical for many regular students at North east who wish to shorten tlie time for Studies in the following divisions arc being offered this summer Agriculture and Home Business Educa Fine Liberal Pharr and and Applied Sci The faculty considers a schedule from seven to nine semester hours a normal load during the nine week A student whose total average is B or better may schedule a maximum of ten semes ter Dormitory rooms which ave been reserved will be open Thursday at 1 and the evening meal be served in the dining hall on that All inquiries concerning dor mitory applications and deposits should be sent to the Director of Northeast Louisiana State Students living on the campus will purchase meal tic Around the Corner You probably have tried thing else now start using a bottle of that new PediMist De trie has worked up for lovlier You will find it almost where on the drug and OQMMOQ Holladay 3 and derer decided they last night ao the LionJi knocking at your door bulbs tonight and W Every day or so we letter fronj jome Ann Landerg and more of you advantage of tier Tf Things really when junior lege needing Patrick tan summer v wants him att thing ftafc a   

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