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Beckley Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - June 19, 1963, Beckley, West Virginia lees West Virginia Centennial Atty. Gen. Six County Initiate 1963 New Attack Filed Against Reapportionment Measure - State General C. Donald and prosecutors from six West Virginia asked the County Circuit Court to declare unconstitutional the act by the HKW A similar suit is in U. S. District Court but Siaid he believed the correct procedure is to seek relief in state courts first and in federal courts only as a last office believes that when this pending case is finally A Raleigh County contribution to the West Virginia Centennial Parade in Charleston Thursday will be Hilt 1890 model courting buggy owned by Mr. and drady The vehicle represent the Raleigh County Association In the 11 a. m. Statehood Day The locks will also show the buggy and the horse In Beckley's Centennial Parade at 2 p. m. and at the Henry Ford Centennial Parade In June 29. Built in the vehicle was purchased recently by Whitlock and completely It originally was built to order for the late C. A. a pioneer businessman in It has a red velvet built-in foot warmer and a trunk compartment In the It is painted in black and and the top folds back in Ine fashion of modern convertible mined the wc will advised thai should have exhausted all slae relief from the federal announced the move Tuesday at a news also attended by prosecutors James T. Preston Park Brooke Zanc Oval Rarl M. Boone and Paul E. Marion Tile Court was filed last by the Kanawha County Court various state and county Gov. W. W. and 1'resident W. who is the in the he it will two or more years to bring this litigation to a final determination the Me has that the federal suit be on grounds the plaintiffs have not their remedies in courts and thus have no right to a suit in federal The State provides that in the and on a population and county with less than of the average is not to a The continued to ignore provision and to representation giving Kanawha County four senators in two a the circuit court would county of stale is entitled to at of the House of of its relative replicate districts can in apportioning the State whereby senatorial district's are one upon the great may be the in senatorial districts without the OLDEST vol. no. hkw State All Set To Begin Centennial Celebration By CARLO J. SALZANO CHARLESTON - Thousands of excited West of a unique during ihc heat of the Civil War 100 years got ready today to second with a featuring a brief by President The making West FDR Jri Hears Barron's Plans To Boost Region CHARLESTON - Tlic spirit of the Peace Corps and a New Deal approach are embodied Uie intent of the President's Appalachian Regional Franklin D. Roosevelt said here Tuesday during a one-day conference with state Tile meeting between Gov. W. W. Barron and state officials and Commerce Under Secretary Roosevelt and about 15 federal of. ficiais was climaxed by Barron's presentation of proposals for the Mountain State under an program Barron suggested that efforts be made West Virginia coal by million tons million federal funds for early construction of the proposed Highland Scenic Highway between Gormania Grant to planning and funds to begin construction of the Wyoming and East Lynn flood control dams and acceleration of all work in the pending legislation providing up to iJO per cent of funds for acquiring land and water resources for outdoor Long-range proposals emphasis on future Industrial and tourism planning new highways in -A re-evaluation of tlie government's strategic storage needs with the possibility of using the state's limestone caverns for such -A revision of requirements for local participation in watershed development Roosevelt said the need for de Page 2) Weather Virginia the 35th state in the Union was signed by President Lincoln on April 20, 1863, to become effective 60 days The 100th anniversary of the state's birth will be celebrated Thursday with the main Statehood Day program held at tie beginning at VI a.m. Kennedy is scheduled to arrive at Kanawha Airport around 11:15 appearing at the top of the north steps at the about 111:30 a.m. He will return to Washington after a 20-jninute The day's festivities begin as early as 7:30 a.m. a Breakfast for West born on the state's bi in attendance will receive a new a Centennial An Old Dobbin Parade will include many types of horse-drawn commonly seen a century wiU continue through city streets 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The parade which will be closed to automobile traffic during the 4V.!-hour is bounded by Hale and Lee West Virginia University President Paul A. will as master of for the program at the Among speakers will be Gov. W. Virginia REQUESTS LEGISLATION ON I In Stitches From Too Real Scene A too dramatic touch of realism in the In The dress rehearsal Tuesday turned Into an hazard with painful results for Mrs. Louise wife of the First Christian Church who plays Delia Morgan in the One of young players in the attack scene in which John and Delia Morgan are killed panicked when he was late firing his weapon and shot at Mrs. Griswold instead of away from The wadding struck her in the burning her and necessitating five In spite of her wounds Mrs. Griswold - in the true theater tradition - appeared on a local station radio program this Sunny And Warm BECKLEY AND Mostly sunny and warm this afternoon with of 76 to 81. Increasing chance of scattered showers tonight with a low of 52 to 56. Thursday mostly cloudy with showers TEMPERATURES High last 24 hrs. 77 at 5:30 p.m. Low last 24 hrs. 53 at 3:30 a.m. 7 a.m. 61 10 a.m. today 12:30 p.m. today None from South at 14 m. FIVE-DAY FORECAST VIRGINIA - lures will average 3 or 4 degrees below normal of 86-02 in the southern and 81-55 in the part of the Warm cooler Friday and warmer Showers Thursday and again over the weekend may average one inch OAK HILL High yesterday 81 Low last night 51 7 a.m. 50 River Conditions 1.4 gates Newt at Hinton 1.9 ft. Atty. Gen. Robert Y. chairman G. Wayne of the Centennial Historical and Dr. president emeritus of Howard University in D. C. The Weirton High School Band will play several patriotic and historical selections and the Oak HiU will sing Battle Hymn of the as the hour-long program with a 36-gun In conjunction with the festivities here West snd Medallion iuA the 2,000 silver and 5,i bronze in will be mailed in envelops carrying the Centennial a double treat for Eighteen of 20 platinum medallions have been sold at One will be placed in the Department of and The other will be sold at auction at the Centennial coin Page 2) JFK'S To Be WASHINGTON - Kennedy's at Statehood Day ceremonies in W. will be confined to matters concerning West Virginia's Centennial according to Press Secretary Salinger said Tuesday Kennedy will leave by the White House at 9:50 a.m. Thursday for the trip to He is to leave Washington National Airport aboard liis Air Force DOB transport plane at 10 a.m. for the second leg of the He will arrive at at 11:15 a.m. and deliver his address beginning at 11:35 a.m. Kennedy will motor back to Kanawha for a 12:15 p.m. on tlie Salinger also said the President still intends to have tlie West Virginia flag flown over the While House as had suggested by Gov. W. W. of West More Troops Than Believed - High administration officials said today they had evidence that many more Soviet troops had been removed from Cuba had been publicly They said intelligence information also indicated that Russia's of combat troops in 9u]^-^p|eviously totaling 5,000 to been into But is not sure of its There are disputes among U.S. experts how to evaluate it. Some concerned daily with Cuban policy appear not to have been given all the information known to the White The first official report of the new information came from ac counts of a private briefing that Secretary of State Dean Rusk gave a group of who invited hun to dinner Monday Rusk's report has now been leaked through a number of chan nels and essentially confirmed by several administration Rusk gave no But he said there was evidence of sending of So viet forces in Cuba to a greater extent than the public has been The last public report in any detail by the administration on Soviet military strength in Cuba was made by President Kenne dy at a news conference April 3 Kennedy said the of the number of Russian troops in Cuba at the height of the October missile crisis was 21,000 to 22,000. He said an mated 5,000 were withdrawn in November when the Russians pulled their long range missiles out of and an estimated 4,000 more were withdrawn by At mother news conference Cardinals Enter Secret Conclave VATICAN CITY of the Roman Catholic dressed in the violet of today prayed at a Mass of tlie Holy Ghost for inspiration before a conclave to elect a successor to Pope John All but two of the 80 princes of the church were on hand for the The cardinals were scheduled to enter the conclave area of the Vatican's apostolic palace at 6 p.m. p.m. They will not come out until they choose a new leader of the world's Actual balloting does not begin until Thursday After en tering the conclave area this the cardinals will their time getting settled in their This led by the French born dean of the Sacred Eugene Cardinal t h e cardinals filed into St. Peter's Basilica to ask the Holy Ghost for guidance in their papal considered by most church officials here as the most impor tanl in modern Reads Admonishment the hour-long Msgr. Amleto Tondini read a traditional publio admonishment that the Valentina the world's first space and Lt. Col. Valery Bykovsky are shown relaxing here shortly before their The cosmonaut and cosmonette landed IVIan And Woman Space Act Comes To An End MOSCOW world's firet man and woman space team returned to safely First to Hand was Valentina first woman to soar She was followed more than two later by cosmonaut F. who set new space and distance witli a flight of nearly five days around the The official Soviet news agency Tass announced tlie next need not necessarily follow in the steps of the preceding The tone of caution and was sounded in a Latin language discourse titled Electing the Church circles in Rome said the election is the most important in modem Tlie choice of the next Pope will determine whether John's bold church reforms and drive toward Christian unity will be The two not attending the conclave were Jozsef Cardinal who has been in Uie U.S. legation in Budapest since the Hungarian revolt was crushed in and Carlos Page 2) Page 2) State Coal Executive Named NCA WASHINGTON West Virginia coal company executive who as a mine trackman in 1922 and is now one of the nation's leading coal executives has become new board chairman of the National Coal Association Raymond E. chairman of tlie board of Island Creek Coal W. succeeded NCA board chairman H. Vcr non executive vice president of Rochester Pittsburgh Coal Pa. who was the Horatio Alger award in 1958, has been chairman of Island Creek's board since 1961. He was named president in 1949. Another Huntington President Davis L. of Princess was re-elected to a new three-year term on the board of directors while Herbert E. chairman of Amherst Coal was to the association's finance G. A. president of Coal was elected to the NCA Executive 2Becl(leyGirls Are Candidates SHERWOOD GLUTZ June is the uv when i see what sum girls marry I they shore hate to work fer a Nowadays a woman marries fer love the first fer companionship the second time fer support the frum then on jist frum the JACKSONS MILL - Federalist nominee opposed Nationalist Betty today in the general election being held by some 300 West Virginia high school juniors attending the week-long Rhododendron The two girls were among others nominated Tuesday night in a primary election for State Board of Public Works and Supreme Other Board of Public Works with the selection listed Secretary of and Linda Treasurer - Merle and Judy Agriculture Commissioner - Sherry Mary Kaye Attorney General - Kathleen and Martha and Rebecca Tlie Federalist nominees for the Supreme Court were Phyllis Nancy Linda and Barbara Nominated to tlie Supreme Court on the Nationalist ticket were Jennifer Joyce Sue Maureen and Kathy Hunting lii To Wed 5th Soon LONDON - Taylor and Richard Burton will be as soon as they can do the private secretary said Miss a 26-year-old bachelor spent about three days orbiting tlie earth in a flight that was longer that of all four American astronauts Who have been rocketed into Bykovsky broke the distance and endurance records set by his fellow cosmonaut Andrian Nikolayev last Land Hours Apart and the of an infant landed at 2:06 p.m. Moscow time a.m. Tass He would have completed five days in space at 3 p.m. local but he already had covered around 2 million miles in Valentina at 11:20 a.m. was just short of three full days in she would have attained at 12::?0 p.m. said boUi Bykovsky and Valentina Handed northeast of CIVIL RIGHTS President Asics Moratorium On Demonstrations WASHINGTON - President Kennedy sent Congress an package of strong civil rights legislation today and appealed for a halt in racial demonstrations while the program is under He submitted a series of designed to end discrimination in schools and access to hotels and other And he urged Congress to stay in session as long as necessary to enact the warning that the alternative be if not racial at this session of the long it may take and however it may he declared in a 5,500-word special message to the House and Common Sense Approach The President said his legislative proposals based on and common and disunity and national shame can only hamper our national standing and Kennedy deplored the rash of demonstrations and parades that have been led by Negro integration leaders in recent months in such cities as and has happened because these racial injustices are real and no other remedy was in the Chief Executive as feelings have risen in recent these demonstrations have increasingly endangered lives and inflamed emotions and unnecessarily divided Kennedy made no direct reference to Negro to stage a this morning after breaking all records for orbital as having landed by par close to craft in a region of By the time Miss Tereshkova was reported she already had shattered the orbital records of all American Rumors that a landing attempt would be made today had been circulating in Moscow since early this Transmitter Stops They were strengthened by a report from West Germany's that Miss space ship Vostok 6 had Page 2) Car Runs Over Tot ELKINS - A 15-moiitli-old boy was killed Tuesday he was run over by a car while playing in a other and to certify the space on hand to meet two Soviet space travelers when they Tass Details Unknown The official statement did not whether the cosmonauts rode space ships to similar twin flight by Nikolayev and Pavel last both were an- Fall From Ladder Fatal WHEELING - Dallas 83, of nearby Honey's was fatally injured Tues clay in a 20-foot fall from a ladder his Officials said Burris was painting eaves the roof of his house when he slipped and fell to a cement He dietl in a local hospital a few hours identified the victim as a of Mr. and toy Police the driver of Uie Carolyn 45, who had been visiting the told them she did not see the child as to A bathroom scale is a small platform that usually makes you mod you stond on it Page 2) Slated Saturday Thursday as erroneously reported in the Ing the day set for the opening Centennial Year performance of In The A flood of telephone calls has been coming into the office from ticket holders and others planning to attend the trying to straighten out their confusion about the The play opens at 8:30 EDT on Saturday at the Amphitheatre in Grand view Slate Park as a climax to a Centennial celebration day on which and visitors will see what is expected to be the most spectacular parade ever held Many choice seats remain for the Saturday Reservations may be made by catling the in the office at 253-8313. 1964 GOP Presidential Hopefuls To Be Asked To Run In W.Va. Primary WHEELING - State Republican Chairman Howard V. Corcoran said he would invite GOP to names on West Virginia's liMM primary to a two party in the fall of 1964." Corcoran his plans his for a GOP meeting in which will by Sen. Barry of and Nelson 1^-kefeller of Now George Romney of Michigan and William Scranton of He said he also will discuss at tlie meeting tlie of joining the West Virginia GOP witli the 12-state Southern Republican But he did not elaborate on the political significance of that possible The Southern in Virginia and The state is not witli any of such The party's liKH national convention site will be Rep. Arch A. Moore the state's GOP national national of Bluefield will 4 S eludes North and South Denver
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