Ruston Daily Leader, October 26, 1967

Ruston Daily Leader

October 26, 1967

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Ruston Daily Leader, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1967, Ruston, Louisiana ,____: WEATHER; to partly clou- dy through Kriday. Wanner (liis afternoon and tonight. Turning cooler Kriday. Highest this altenioon 7C to 80. Lowest tonight -1G !o 52. Highest Friday 6fi to 72. .Southerly winds 10 to 20 shifting to northerly tonight. Yesterday's high 74, low 41, Barometer 23.33. The Huston Daily Leader VW.UMI72 SINCE 1195 KUSTON, LOUISIANA, THUKSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1967 MICt S CENTS IMDOT ttmkt a it WT. Soviet Mediterranean Fleet Sails Toward Port Said, Alexandria The hulk of Russia's 15-ship Mediterranean fleet steamed ton.xrd the Egyptian cities of Port Said and Alexandria today against further Israeli attacks pers said. across the Canal cease-fin- line. The vanguard of the flotilla as an apparent deterrent I was due today, Cairo newspa- Legislature Candidate Indicted For Embezzling SHKEVEPOKT (UPI.) A IKwden. a former trust officer randidatc for the slate legisla-'of the Alexandria bank was tine was indicted by n federal with embezzling find grand jury Wednesday on Ii5 counts .and mis- applying more than 51 million from the Rapids Bank and Trust Company of Alexandria. U. S. District Attorney Ed- ward Shiilieen said Michael M. misapplying the bank's funds funds between Oct. 1DO-I and Dec. 19GG. Bearden, a candidate for the slate legislature from Dist. 36. comprising Hapidcs and Grant Parishes, was arrested in Alex- andria shortly before the grand jury indictment was made pub- lic around noon Wednesday. He was transferred to the Calcas- ietr Parish jail in Lake Charles when he failed to make the S50.- 000 bond set by U. S. Dist. Court Judge Edwin F. Hunter. In Port Suez, at the southern end of the canal, flames still broiled up today from the blistered remains of two oil refineries set ablaze by Israeli shelling Tuesday. Jordan moved reinforcements to its vulnerable northern border with Israel as a precaution against possible Is- raeli retaliation for Arab terrorism inside Israeli-occupi- ed territory, reliable military, sources said. in Amman. Criticize Until Nations At the United Nations, the Security Council slapped the wrists of both Israel and tiie Arabs for violating the cease fire. 15-nation council began work on a long-range peace plan that will include sending a special U.N. representative to the .Middle East. The big iour powers scheduled private talka lo workout guidelines for the rnvoy. The Soviet Modilerranea licet includes guided missile destroyers armed with the same Main Hanoi Power Plant Hit For Third Day By Navy Jets Auto Workers Library To JOHN L. TELLIS Teilis Is Candidate For Jury Observe 'Book Week' October 29-Novcmbcr 4 has been designated National Chil- dren's Book Week by the Child- ren's Fiook Council, Inc. The ihenie is "Take off With Books." According to Mrs. Sarah G. Berry, Lincoln ICIementary School Librarian, the Lincoln Elementary library staff will launch a schedule of a week long scries of activities to en- courage the pupils to enjoy rea- ding and personal ownership of books. The main event will be a special paperback book fair held in the library and featur- ing some of the best books for grades kindergarten through live. The hooks are furnished by i-rlhe Educational polont Egypt warheads blasted with which the Israeli destroyer Elath out of the water Saturday. The fleet threaded through the Bosphorous just before last June's six-day Arab-Israeli war. Some of the ships anchored in Port Said and Alexandria early last July nnd remained for (Sec SOVIET 7) McDermotr To Speok Ar Tech Meeting Frank K. McDermolt, promo-' lion and marketing specialist with the Louisiana John Lomar Tellis, Ruston hiirbcr mid busmoRji-mHivhii! announced his cnmiidaey ic'c, a professional hook fair one ol the live Police Jury scats j company and arc selected from from Ward I. His statement is many different publishers in ns follows; popular prices ranging from nineteen cents to Added during the lis. I am a barker and business week will be a special display man by trade. Negro by birth. ncw added rcccmlv in honest man by virtue. I served library collection anil a in the Army during the Korean j display ol MIILC of iiie 'Caldccol! Mer'.il Award Dear Voters: My name in Jnlm Lomar Tel- War. I now serve my church as a deacon. 1 am a board member of the L'nitcd I-Ydond Credit 1'nion. ;uu] American Legion I (ihl.-nned my hiyh school tt.iinini: al Lincoln High School received a maslfrs degree in Harhf-r ScirniT. June 9th. Orleans. La. If 1 ant elected ?t member of (he Police Jury on N'ov. 4th. I pininisc In serve all Ihe people of Ward l.n! all time.': with rc- and integriiy. Pull lever No. and four iiHiets. dcparlmenl of agriculture, will be Ihe ban-; quct speaker al Ihc annual meeting for the Louisiana Ani- mal Science Assn. to be held at Louisiana Tech on Nov. 14 and 'IS- McDcrmott will address Ihc group on- Tuesday nighl. "Nov." 141 in Wilson Cafeteria at Tech. A native of New York City, N.V.. iMcDcrmotl has resided in Louisiana for mosl of his life. He was graduated from the Port Allen High School and Lo- Slalc University. For several years he served ns ad- vertising manager for the Port Allen Observer, a weekly newspaper. At present McDermolt .live.? in Monroe, where he is very ac- livc in church and civic affairs. He is vice chairman of Ihe board for the Salvation Army in Monroe and also vice chair- man ol the Louisiana Stale Honrt Fund Campaign. In 1965. he was chosen as Monroe's outstanding citizen K'e-iM1 and has been awarded cilations School Library during book by the Lions Club for his civic week Iv'lweer, she hours nf 'Community activities. He a.m. and p.m. daily. Monday; Is a speaker who combines the best illustrated books for Children. Films based nn lamiliai: dim's stories will !u; available T, !'U.SC, "n Kui library. I ;irenls, school board pet-so- nncl. friends tif nclinol, and chilti-en vvlvi oniov handling and rending books arc welcome ry Fridny. Me-e-o-o-w HALLOWEEN IS JUST AROUND the corner anil hero a Jinsriier Cily rncd at Louisiana Tech poses this pui'r-ly reminder a culleclion of improvised cats symbolic (if Tuesday's olwi'i'vimco. The student is Nanry Carol finge, n junior in the School of Aria and .Sciences at Tech. humor and philosophy with lc- I clinical subject matter. Reagan Calls Protesters !'Law Breakers' M01NES. Iowa C.tlilornia Gov. Ronald Reagan Wednesday suggested treating anti-Vietnam protesters Ihc same as wartime law breakers who give "aid and comfort to the enemy." Reagan, who left a career as a local sporlscastcr here 30 years ago for the sound stages of Hollywood, returned as a IKKsible presidential candidate calling for tough measures against antiwar dcmonstratois and economy in government. The nnc-tiin c movie actor drew deafening applause and cheers at the largest plate Republican dinner ever hr-1 din Iowa. Uct'ore the dinner speech, which he devoted largely lo a call for governmental economy and a denunciation of (lie administration, Ueagan lold newsmen protestors of the Vietnam conflict should bo treated the same as they would be in wnrlimc for "giving aid and comfort to the enemy." lie did not directly call for a declaration of war in Vietnam, s.tying did not know if persons outside the Johnson administration had been given enough information In deter- mine a declaration of war would be the correct move at present. Hut he said something should (Sec REAGAN 7) Striking Auto Workers. have ratified .the expensive national history of Jaiito labor negotiations. .But Ford Co. strike ..both ;sides tried to settle'local issues. .UAW members .throughout the. nation voted the pact their- approval. About'-' -90 per cent the Company.'s j. production v: workers approved 4 the i. skilled .tradesmen, who had .to veto .the approved ;.-il- by ..a majontyjof. per'cent. Burtocal 33 of 101' plants, to a Ford spokesman; were holding' up' tiie return': for'1 the nation's 'No. 2 auto maker; Ford has been down since midnight; Septic.1'- The corn-act will in- crease' '.'the Ford in the thirds-year, of .-the pact. auto worker now gets' The new contract, will boost his pay .to 58.798' three years. from. now. It wilLcost the auto industry close billion over the life of the contract if General .Motors Corp.. Chrysler Corp. and American Motors Corp. de- cide-to-go along with the Ford eUlcmenl. Reuther's next, move will be o: head, for either GM or GhryslFrvto begin working on hem with the Ford agreement as his main bargaining tool. All .hree companies have continued .0 produce cars during the Ford strike although their agrec- (See AUTO Page 7) Land Transfer Ceremony Set In El Paso EL; PASO. Tex. (UPI) The presidents of the United Stains ind Mexico and their wives vill fly lo El Paso Saturday and in.two ceremonies formally Best of Show JOKER SUGAH, 2-year-old Appaloosa mare owned by Mrs. M.S. Carroll, was named the Slate Champion of Lotiisiari in her age class at'the Shrcvcport Horse Show, and was overall Reserve Champion in the 1065 mare class. Last year Sugar was champion of both Mississippi and Louisi- ana. Site is shown here by her trainer Larry Penuell of ChoudranL {Leader Staff Pholo) GrcmbSmg President Unperturbed Over Threatened S tudent Boycott "w GRABBLING, 'I've been here La. "There some petty jeal- for 42 years j ousies. on the campus. You're year gets more to have it on every col- President R. W. E. Jones of Grambling College was in the midst of another threatened stu- dent boycott. Whether il came off or not, he was not lo be shak- en in his school pride. This one was in protest to what ;i student leader called "Grambling's excessive empha- sis on athlelics, a field in which Ihe small, prcdominalely College has excelled year after year, producing outstanding football, basketball and baseball teams and flooding the profes- sional ranks with its graduates. The boycott, Jones s a i d jlcge.'1 he added. "If you don't get into some- thing, they call you Jones said. "They try to culti- vate the freshmen and sopho- mores. The seniors are .too busy with their -studies. They know better.' The boycott, called by Student Body President Willie Zanders Lincoln Parish library Now Celebrating Fifth Birthday "We Imve a birthday! We are low Librarian Bess Vaughan, referring to coin Parish Library. the Lin- "But if r'ansfer back to Mexico a 437- Wednesday, was not getting icrc, leg-of-lamb-shaped piece )f land that a flood in the Rio Grande put on the U.S. side of he border in 186-1. Presidents Johnson of the United States and Gustavo Diaz Ordaz of..Mexico will complete lalf of Ihe ceremony at the anywhere. "It was called unofficially. You always have a few students who become upset over some- thing. "Some of them arc unhappy because thus far Grambling has remained very (he vcl- 'hamizal Memorial Park on the eran educator said, in the midst Mexican side of the border. The of rebellion at other schools, presidents will speak, read proc- lamations and proclaim ihc ncw boundary effective. They then will move lo the ncw boundary, about a quart er- of-a-mile to the. north, where you count our age in dog-years, we arc a fat thirty-five, a-burs-- ting at the scams with books, magazines, newspapers, and tinued. Five years 22nd, the long the Librarian con- ago, on October awaited Lincoln St. LAND Poqc 7) Mciccr Eurl D. Mercer, public re- lations director for the Louisiana Baptist Child- ren's Home in Monroe, will be guest speaker Sun- day, October at p.m. al a meeting of the Concord Baptist Associat- ion Brotherhood al 'lll> Emmanuel Haplist Chmvh in Ruston. The announce- ment was mndc by Don Love, Brotherhood presi- dent. Grambling I High Siafes I i i Homecoming The Grumbling CollcSe Lab- I oratory School announces its I 1S67 Homecoming events for this week end. The festivities j i began Wednesday evening, Oc- I lober 18. at. tt.-OO in Ihe school I gynasinm with the coronation of beautiful and charming Bar- j bara Staff who was crowned j Miss C.rambling high for j (ill. Barbara, who is the dauuli- i lor of Mr. and Mrs. Malvin j i Staff of Grambling. was exeor- i led by Lonnie Smith who is President of Ihe Sludeni roun- cil al Grambling Iliuh. Miss Gramhling Highs court includes Ihc four runners up who arc .lerrilene Barbara Klournoy. Yvonne Ma I'jtctl and Gwendolyn Iclntosh. i Her court also includes attend- j minis from the Senior. Junior, Sophomore, freshman, eighth, and seventh grade classes. They arc: Gloria Harris, Uon nic Kllis, Cassandra Smi'li. Armanda Ferguson. Helinda Joyce Giles and liana Purler. Friday, October -7 Ihe home- coming activities will bi'ijin with ji pep nilly. followed by prcgatne activities in Tiiu'f Sla ilium nt P.M. The home- coming game between Graiuh ling High Kittens and tin- Line oln High Hears of Huston will begin al P.M. Parish .Library opened. doors for service to the hungry people of the was a great day, but a hectic reminisced. By the end of October, pa- trons had registered at the main Library, the Arlington Branch, and on the Bookmo biles, and had borrowed nearly SAIGON Navy" planes bombed .Hanoi's main pow'er plant'today in the :third; consecutive war against the. North-Vietnam1 war potential! Gen.'_WiUratf. C.' Westmoreland, said'i .raids; had "inflicted: the 'v In raia'sLTuesday 'and day 'against :Dpumer; Bridge 'in Haiphong's; power plant .and. at Phuc'-Yen near plane's destroyed ;pr.: damaged 23.'. MIG: fighters at; a- cbsi. ofVs'even' planes issued', figures-, :fp'r the'wfeek-endmg 21 which American' casualties.. third 'straightJA'ee'k! killed, 7 missing rand 919 wounded to bung total..casual ites for the war to 14 100 killed, wounded and 791 misMng, many of them pilots North Vietnam losses 'ast week, 81 Other Allies lo'st 7 dead and the Onlv inajor ground action x was spokesman stinT Korean and >South Vietnamese tioops had trapped 300 lo 3iO' Viet Cong in the Nmh Hoi coastal aiea 2 f miles noith of Saigon iind weie sistematicallv wiping them out 4 Communist terrorism m the area had sent civilians fleeing B52s Join Raids B52 bombers also joined war against North Vietnam, staking Communist troop urn centrations just north of the Demilitarized Zone (DV7I) But it the Air Force and that carried the.war to Hanoi and Haiphong with rievastatins effect. Hanoi bioadcasts reported gieatly incieased antiaircraft activities against the Amencan laideis and the Soviet news agency Tass said five American planes shot down oier Hanoi today and spveial pilots captured There were no immediate reports; of dogfights; One Hanoi broadcast accusing the Ameucans of 'particulailv savage" raids .on populated areas said some American bombs had hit the Gia Lam district town. Gia Lam. is the site of. Hanoi's international airport, the only .air base still on the American rsetriclen list. American spokesman gave this recap of recent raids. Today: U. S. Navy Skylms from the carrier Oriskany Hanoi': main power plant 1 1 miles from the center of tiie city at mid-afternoon, the MAIN Pogt 7) Around The Corner You have until Saturday noon to make an absentee vote. Drive by and sec how the "chairs Tech Stadium Complex is lakinS J.T. RICHARDSON books. By Ihc end of 1962.: rcs- idenls of Lincoln Parish had be- come library borrowers and rear books, monthly aver- age of approximately The Library's third quarterly report just completed, shows that book circulation has grown, to to a monthly average of better than in 1967. The current number of patrons lolals 9.815. Originally located at 103 West Alabama, the Lincoln Parish Library started as a demonstr- ation library with a total collec- tion of books on indef- inite loan from the Louisiana Stale Library. Tables, desks and other equipment were also on loan from the Slate Library, but Prescott Me- Be surc to protect those val- morial Library of Louisiana pot plants. Last night's i Tech loaned shelves from its ilow was 'u degrees. old Library building. j-------------- I By the end of Ihe dcmonslra- Tlle Merchants will have an lion year, the Stale Library Valuc Day next Tuesday, had placed additional books in Lincoln, making a lolal collcc- Haven't seen Pete Colvin lately, must be in hibernation. Richardson r 1C i. j taxpayers Seeks Seat Police Jury lion of 15.118. Today, Lincoln's j book collection stands at In of 196.3, Lincoln's lllc Chamber of Commerce's i taxpayers went In the polls will be on the J.T. Kichardson of Huston has announced his candidacy for one of lliu five Ward 1 Po- lice .liny scats. Mr. I son's statement, is as follows: 1 am asking for re-election ID the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish, as one ol the five Ward One members. As an engineering graduate ol Louisiana Tech, a Professional Kngincrr, and an active contractor in road .slraeliuu for thirty years, I iSce RICHARDSON Pago 7) helmingly voted to the library as their parish institution. During Parish Pol- permanent the next scar Ihe ice Jury btiill home at 509 West Alabama ill which to house its newest par- ish facility. While construction was underway, interested citi- went all out in a fund lath of Dec. this year. Senator Russell Long will be (he Ban- quet speaker. Be thinking about the Kiwmi- is Pan Cake Rrcakfnsl-Supper on the 10th of Nov. and our Annual Christmas Parade the 1st of Dec. The Lincoln Total Commtmi- drive to provide additional furniture and equipment. In Aclinn Aconcy is collecting mid September (he Lincoln toys. Will repair and dis- Parish Library began operation jlribulc lo needy children. Phone 255-5-101. "These have been very happy Miss Vaughan stated, "and Ihe ever growing Man is a rational who always loses his temper when response lo Ihe Library's ser- called noon In act in nrcnrd- vices lias been most gratify- ing." atire with tho dictates of I son. ;