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Beckley Post Herald (Newspaper) - October 13, 1977, Beckley, West Virginia BECKLEY 12County Regional News Service RNS Thursday Volume 78x 220 2 Sections 15 Cents Man Dies In Ransom Attempt MARGARET DODD Urban Program Signed WASHINGTON AP The Carter administrations first new urban program was signed into law on promising billions for ravaged American cities and their poor and out of work The billion housing in cludes an expansion of the Community with an emphasis on older as well as more money for housing programs and rent subsidies for poor The rent plus added finan cial aid to an additional ing at rents they can according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development At the same administration of estimate the measure will provide a half million jobs in construc tion and related industries where un employment rates are the On the heels of his eye opening tour last week of the South President Carter said as he signed the legislation that it will provide a giant step forward in improving urban living con The is a big improvement in giv ing more attention to the central says Richard urban ex pert at the Brookings It will help a lot of big Northern but also the suburbs and more than a few Sunbelt New elements in the community development program include a million Urban Action Grant fund for spurring economic development in the nations most troubled The includes a formula that drastically in creases federal aid to cities in the Northeast and the Midwest but also provides a trickle more money for grow ing cities of the South and Carter said his visit to the South Bronx revealed slums that are a dis grace to our great In cities like New Detroit and Baltimore will receive millions of dollars more under See Page Good Morning Partly sunny today and Fri mostly clear Highs both days near low tonight in the upper Winds 5 to 15 miles per Probability of precipitation 10 per cent to day and 20 per cent See details on page 2 Inside Breakfast Classified Comics Dear Abby Sports By MIKE HALL Staff Writer An Ohio man was shot and kil led by an FBI agent in Ohio Tuesday during a ransom drop involving the 7 kidnapping of Margaret of Shady Ohio authorities theorize the dead James William along with another unidentified was in volved in an extortion No trace of Dodd was While agents at the Cleveland office of the FBI refused to comment on the Ohio and local authorities gave the following account of the Hendree was one of two men who made at least four ransom calls to Dodds parents in the first call on Both men demanded for the safe return of Police theorize both men were working In the first two a man told Dodds parents his brother in law and another relative were holding the woman in a cabin somewhere in West If his demands were he promised he would bring Dodd to Ohio and release Earlier this a ransom drop was set lip involving FBI agents and two local The man did not show up at the appointed meeting At least two more calls were and another meeting time was set The last call was made The man demanded that a relative of Dodd meet him they would drive out of Akron where she would be ex changed for the An FBI agent posed as the The back seat of the car was removed and another agent was hidden under blankets and old When Hendree and the agents police Its Rough On Ulcers Ever wonder why Jonathan Livingston Seagull never got It could be he never had to joust his way through the Valley Prince Street and Harper Road intersection at rush Neither does Glenn See Page 17 for Post Herald Photo by James Reverse Discrimination Bakke Case Confronts Court reached into his pocket and told the driver he had a Magnum and would blow your head off if the See Page 2 WASHINGTON AP Allan Paul told the Supreme Court OR Wednesday his client a right to be because of But Archibald Cox countered that racial minorities are en titled to special treatment to offset past With those the opposing attorneys confronted the court with the race relations con reach it in a The judgment of the nine justices on Bakkes reverse discrimination case could have a profound effect on the future of socalled affirmative action programs in education and business across the Many civil rights leaders and con scholars believe the justices decision could rank in its impact with the courts 1954 ruling that outlawed The case drew wide and hundreds of people lined up outside the court building as early as Tuesday even ing to be able to see the Allan Bakkes position is that he has a right not to be discriminated against because of San Francisco at See Page 2 Children Float Bank Loan AP Bank manager Wally Adams sat the 35 third graders around his conference table and told them he would approve their loan so they could go into the pumpkin But they have to repay it by 1 with 82 cents With Adams go Lois loan officer at the Bel branch of the Seattle First National processed the ap plication It didnt matter that none of the applicants could say how much they plan to pay for the pumpkins or how much theyll charge when they sell them to their classmates at Louise As head of the class foray into high pupil Jason Mattingly signed on the dotted So did teacher Sheri to make it Pupil Guichon said he knew the class had done a lot better at the bank than it would have ac a loan offer from a Louise She said we had to pay he And we had to pay it back by added another What will happen if the money isnt there when the loan comes due Well just write a one youngster If we only make like wed have said Michael If you cant pay it they take things you worried another little Your your your bike One little girl said the venture looked like a sure thing on account of Banker Adams didnt seem wor ried about the possibility 6f a He said it was often good financial practice to borrow money to pay for an We plan to discuss the teacher Were going to talk about the idea of using money This is just the first of the The unit included another Around the conference Adams served juice and For adult loan he told the all he serves is Abortion Deadlocked Federal Benefits Threatened Definitely Treed With little room to move two raccoons basked in the sun atop a utility pole at Crab Orchard Frances Suddreth of Lane says she thinks the raccoons have been eating pumpkins in her gar den and were run up the pole by her She said she will chain her dogs for the night to give the raccoons enough courage to scurry back down the Photo WASHINGTON AP A congres deadlock over federal funding of abortions is beginning to cripple un employment and welfare programs in some the Carter administration said In some thousands of poor people and others dependent on government benefits were threatened with cutoffs of funds beginning Thurs And hundreds of federal workers protested loss of pay held hostage by the At stake on Capitol Hill is a billion appropriation for the departments of Labor and Education and Because the appropriation is stuck in those departments ran out of funds on the close of the last fiscal Congress is holding up the money while it argues whether lax funds in cluded in the should be used to pay for abortions under federal medical aid Labor Secretary Ray Marshall and Youth Charged In Murders AP The 16year old son of a former state labor leader was arrested Wednesday and charged with he knife murders of three young girls whose bodies were found in a shallow stream a day after they disappeared while playing near their homes police An Anne Arundel County police Page 2 HEW Secretary Joseph Califano both urged Congress to adopt temporary funding measures to keep programs running and prevent a salary cutoff for employes of the departments and workers in state unemploy ment House leaders oppose any interim saying the abortion question could prevent passage of that type of measure as The full effect that might result from withholding the appropriations was not Marshall listed several exam He said that unless ac tion is taken by unemployment offices in Arizona and Delaware will ending jobless insurance benefits to three mil lion In he Our safety and health compliance in of equal age dis crimination and minimum wage com plaints have been severely curtailed ex cept for At Califano said benefits will be cut off for thousands of poor the aged and disabled un less Congress acts by See Page 2 TeenAgers Forced Into Prostitution AP As many as 18 teen age some of them runaways and others apparently searching for a father were forced to work as prostitutes by a mid dle aged New Jersey man and his young police said Frank and his were freed on bail each after being accused of operating a brothel at their home in Wantage a tree lined com munity of about IN one of the teenagers who allegedly worked as prostitutes for the couple were charged because police said they were victims of a bizarre Police said a cabinet maker in obtained customers by tell ing fellow workers they should come to his rural home if they wanted to have some He allegedly picked up some of the girls as hitchhikers and lured others to the home as babysitters for his two aged 3 and Nine girls were involved in the clandestine bordello operation at the time of the couples according to Sussex County Prosecutor Jared But he said as many as 18 un identified most of them students at a local high school that serves several may have been involved at various
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