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Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - January 13, 1964, Ruston, Louisiana Kiwanis Ladies Night Held Friday Kiwanis club their Wives and guests were continuously in laughter Friday during the 42nd annual Ladies Night banquet hold at Holiday The speaker was Louie vice president of Republic National Insurance whose topic was the Tele and His serious on each the topic We started with zwid we had our backs to the But we fought our way and are Throgmorton claimed humor See KIWANIS Paqe 5 Sharp Of Ruston Is Honored Robert Sharp of RUK ton is one nt fifteen Louisiana physicians who hove been nored by the American College of Physicians an internatio nal organization representing specialists in internal medicine and related Wesley Spinlc Min president of the internists group said the following physicians from the state were among those desig nated as Fellows and Associates of the American College of Phy SoaSHARPPaaaS Nobles To Speok In Shreveport head of the Petroleum Engineering Depart ment at Louisiana will be guest at the meeting of the So ciety of Petroleum Engineers of AIME to be held Wednes day night at the Shreveport Petroleum Tho fellowship hour commen ces at with dinner served at Nobles will review for the study the courses a See NOBLES Page 5 Music Course Scheduled At Tech College Music appreciation for the amateur musician and music lover will be offered next se mester as an evening course at Louisiana Tech according to Marshall Bretz head of the music Duchein associ ate professor of piano will be the instructor of the course which will meet on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 with one addi tional hour weekly devoted to listening at the college music The course which has been taught in a previous spring se mester at night is said to of fer an unusual opportunity to the music enthusiast to become belter acquainted with record ed music and to discuss it in Some time also will be given to he efficient building of a record library for the Further inquiries may be di rected to Bretz or interested must register for Music 630 two semester hours either 5 or 6 and shouldcontact Miss Ma bio May tlw college registrar lor preparations for registra The RlfflN Daily Leader VOLUME 67 1S9S LOUISIANA JANUARY 1964 McKeithen Carries State To Win Election POSS HARD JAMES TARVER MAX MATHEMES VAN HOOSER Lincoln Parish Has Four New Police Jurors Barham And Holstead Win State Positions Lincoln Parish will have new representatives in both houses of the Legislature at the next with a new State Re presentative and State Senator both nominated in the second Democratic primary held Sat urday George Ruston defeated Fiuston build ing contractor and Police Jury president John Mitchell by a slim 308vote in heavy The final count was 3707 to The two won secondrace po sitions in a fiveman race in Another Ruston attorney Charles Barham edged out in cumbent Patton of Far mreville for the 28th District Senators His total vote was 6848 to 6347 in Lincoln and Union Following his victory Hol stead said I thank my sup porters for their loyal work on to be in this race with all of fine gentlemen who ran and who conducted their campaigns their own merits and plat Holstead will occupy the Re presentatives position held lor the past three terms by Buddy Napper who did not run for Charles Ruston at unsealed Farmerville incumbent Patton in the Senators Patton was seek ing reelection lo his third Barham amassed a 4250 to 2886 vole lead in his home par WEATHER No Rain The zone forecasts Hard freeze lowest tonight Clear to partly cloudy through Highest this after noon Warmer tomorrow highest North erly winds 1020 becom ing variable 515 tonight and ish of Patton carried his own parish of Union by 3 461 to 2598 but the margin was not enough to overcome Bar hams Lincoln parish Bar ham emerged with a 501 vote lead Barham is ihe son of former Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Cap Barham said today I am grateful to the voters of both Lincoln and Union parishes who elected me to this I will serve the interests of both parishes for the next four years to the best of my I appreciate the campaigns which my opponents conducted in both the first and second pri Other Parish offices in Lin coln were either tilled in the first primary or were unop Sheriff Jesso Riser won a lirst primary victory over four op Clerk of Court Leslie Ledbet ter and Assessor Bud High tower were unopposed for re Andrew Jones Rites Slated For Tomorrow Andrew re tired of 606 Farm erille died yes terday at at the Pil green Nursing Home follow ing a lengthy funeral services will be Tues at 2 in Spears Chapel with the WUlard pastor of the Rus ton Church of the Burial will follow in Cemetery under direction of Spears Funeral Home of Rus Survivors include two dau Dolly Ruston Jack El Do rado four Dee Robert all of and El Dorado 26 grandchildren and 44 Grand sons will serve as CHARLES BARHAM GEORGE HOLSTEAD RHS Wins Tech Forensic Meet SSx students were entered in individual events Mike Mc Kee was rated superior in in terpretation literature and excellent rulings were received by Virginia Larance in inter In competition with twentyBarbara Cavender and Eliza four Louisiana High both Ruston High School students won first place at the annual speech rally held at Louisiana Tech Friday and The Ruston students earned a total of 60 and Byrd and Fail Park of tied for sec pretation Pam Payne and Le ond place with 49 The sweepstakes trophy and certificates were presented by Paul head of the Tech speech at an assembly held at the con clusion of the twoday tourna Five Persons Injured In Local Weekend Accidents Willis StrvteM Htld 10 Today salesman oi of Ruston died Sunday at 8 at Pineville following a lengthy The deceased was a native of Vernon and was a member of the Baptist Funeral were held at 10 today in Spears Chapel with the Raleigh ofi Quitman of Burial was in Greenwood metery under direction of Spears Funeral Home of Rus Survivors include two ittt l Three men received injuries early Sunday morning in a two car headon collision three miles west of Vienna on Lou isiana Highway Injured were Ted of Luey of Center Earl Henry All three men were taken to to both Henry was given first aid treatment at the hospital and Both Brown and Bar nett were scheduled to be re leased hospital officials All three men suffered severe cuts and State Police officials here al of Route so reported an accident Sunday near noon on McGee Road in Lincoln General Hospital in Ruston by Spears Funeral Home ambulance following the According to State who investigated the Barnett was driving a 1963 and attempted to turn left into a private drive when bis vechi cle was hit headon by a 1963 driven by which was coining over a Henry was a passenger in the Brgwn luted dwnage at A 1950 driven by Issoline 33 negro female of ran off the road and hit a Jenkins was taken to Lincoln General Hospital by Kilpatrick Funeral Home am bulance and later transferred to Charity Hospital in Monroe by Kings Fumrul Home ambu She was reported suffer ing from a severe leg Damue to the auto was list ed at Each of the four debate teams representing Ruston re ceived a rating of The group won eighteen of ils twen ty Undefeated teams were Mary Story and Gary Townsend Lewis Bretz and Herby Reeves Cath erine Lewis and Virginia Lar ance and Sandia McCiuire and Hasson Winning all but one debate were Judy Denny and Rebecca Walker andn Phil Lawson To Visit Washington Eighteenyear old Phillip Lawson will join a select group of teenagers to visit Washing tomorrow to meet his Congressional representatives and to attend a special luncheon at the National Press The trip will be in conjunction with the premiere of a new weekly TV Science All appearing coast to coast on the ABC network and sponsored by the worlds largest manufacturer of automatic Phillip was chosen earlier as one of the participants on the All Stars which will feature talented young Americans and their projects from the nationwide school Sci ence The series will en courage students lo follow sci entific and in addition to exhibiting the outstanding experiments of those selected tor the show will present dis tinguished leaders in govern siitnct and The yuung Ruston who will attend Utuisiana Poly technic Institute next will appear on tite third pro Sw UWION wis Bretz in radio speaking and Mary Margaret Storey and Gary Townsend in extempoiti neous speaking Ruston students have attend ed two forensic tournaments during this and have placed at The first tournament attended was at Southwestern in Lafayette in December Debating results were as fol lows Freshmansophomore boys superior Jesuit of Shre good Bossier good Ml Carmtl of uud Bolton of su perior Landry of Lake Char superior and good Lake excellent and Juniorsenior girls excellent superior See RHS Lincoln Parish has four new members for ils Police one member renomi alter balloting in Satur day second Democratic pri Wan One voters selected four representatives on the Parisn governm includ ing three new men and tine while voters in elected a nominee to fill a Newcomer James Tarver was high man in Ward with He was follow ed by incumbent Max Math ewes with Ray Johnson with and Murry Van Hooser with A iillb Ward One seat was won the first primary by John Ed who led a 14man field with a In WiMd Puss Beard won over Elton Lar ance in the runofl The two won spots in the second to fill the vacancy creat ed by the retirement of Delony the end of the cur rent of victory over Lirance was 1GS to The Ward Five constable The Ward Five constable race saw Raymond Mobley de feat Farris Woods by a 221 to 160 Results of Saturdays voting completes the picture for Lin coln Parishs Police Jury for 1h next lour New mem bers will take office in following the March gemnil Ward One gels an almost completely new slate of with the five representatives to be John Ed Max Riy and Many Van Thivc Ward One members steplMHi off the Jury to seek election t other Jury President John Mitchell lost in a second parimary bid lor Slate Kii hardsoi eliminated fil the fiisi primary Senate and Cook lost in a race tor the Sheriffs Ward One gained one memoer over its original due to a popu lation Other Ward representatives1 are Ward Two Sw RHS 2 Democratic gubernatorial nominee John McKeithcn drew heavy support from Lincoln Parish in the runoff primary held with o to vote over former New Orleans Mayor deLcsspps Voting was The turnout was com pared to the who vo ted in the governors race in the December 7 NEW ORLEANS Ull John who assured him sell of ihe governorship by win ning a 1 Viiion runoff pri prepared for a fouryear tei in today Will what he termed a clear mandate lo con tinue segregationist Almost complete returns from Saturdays gubernatorial nomi nation showed McKetthen with votes to ballots for his DeLcsseps former ambassador to the of American States and former mayor of New The Democratic nominee will fare Republican Charlton Lyons in a general election March but no Republican guberna torial candidate has won in Lou isiana since reconstruction Throughout the McKeilhen charged had made a deal with the Na tional Association for the Ad of Colored People Morrison received 95 per cent of the Negro vote in the first McKeithen called this the largest single bloc vote over given to a candidate in and said the massive Negro vote had been delivered to Mor rison by the the lawyer and member of the states Public Service Commis came from fourth position in Lincoln in the first to sweep past his South Louisiana McKeithen carried all mem bers of his ticket with him in Taddy independent candidate for lieu tenant governor who aligned with dumped Mor rions running mate by an even wider margin to Comptroller candidate Andrew Falcon eked out a narrow margin in Lincoln to and lost statewide to incumbent Roy and Dudley Guglielmo outpolled Morrison candidate Jack Dyer to in the race for in surance He admitted during the cam paign that Iheiv was little governor could do lo halt the spread of and said he felt Jimmie Davis bud done a salislaclory job in this McKeithens victory returned power to the political foicts which supported ihe late Earl the fiery political leader who served three times iis McKeithen was supported by the Earl Long but not by Russell Earls nephew and Huey Ixmgs The senator endorsed u distant Gillis who lost out in the first JOHN MeKIITHIN Colvin of Dubach Dies Sunday Andy re tired merchant and farmer of Dubach died Sunday at Bernice Clinic following a lengthy ill lie was the oldest living Colvin with the Colvin The deceased was a native of Unionville and a member of the Dubach Baptist Funeral services were set to day at 3 in Dubach Baptist Church with the Doughty Burial foU lowed in Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach under direction of KiN patrick Funeral Home of Rus Colvin served two terms from on the Police Jury for Ward Six and Was a school board He was also a member of the Dubach Masonic Lodge and a nwmtotfr of the Dubach Bank board of COLVIN 5 AROUND THE CORNER Looks like the seventeen bathrooms will come in handy with our new Governors fam ily of six children moving into the State Take advantage of the many clearance sales going on in our downtown We have a new finance com pany in World Finance located in the Krou sel Go by and friends with Martin government report on cigarette smoking has caused many to do a little figuring long with some serious Billy Raskin says that he has smoked around cigaret tes during his which repre sents about Registration are open so make sure you eligible for tite General Eleeifcm on March Chad Mitchell Trio At Tech Unofficial Parish Returns Night Chad Mitchell a group which has made a recoid lor frequency appearances on network television programs duiint ilupast two years will appear in Howard Auditorium at Tecli Thursday in matinee at and a public membership per formance at 8 as the next number oi the Tech Concert The trio consists of Chad Mitchell Mike Kobluk Joe Fiizirr Hid accompanists lenders and Iaul Iresli Drawirn their milciial Iroin virtually every posMbie sou ie other folksiruers die Libra ary of field record ing chic Manhattan satiric night club the boys in coJalmralion Mill OKuu noted musical director arrange tluir muteruit in the distuuuve sound ihut mude them a tal par of Ulk ami popular muadc world in just u lew Lincoln Porish PIACI Police Jury WARD ONI I l 204 2 HaH CM 385 1 1271 320 253 188 271 I291 265 24 Ij 246 187 272 3271 199 228 253 3031 235 205 273 218 201 111 tit C City Hall 304 I22 277 208 j 208 248 245 266 1 Scout 296 162 2651 5IO 39 158 200 87 264 214 208 408 259 1981 225 431 203 154 231 180 CDMAS Aatiack dumb 65 79 154 40 167 169 13 i Aaik 1 175 6 Bukcck i PiMi 4250 f
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