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Beckley Post Herald Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - March 10, 1974, Beckley, West Virginia 1 House rejects no fault insurance Kesman sees end to profess m by United press International tie protest world stoppage by about 26,000 Coal miners Over gasoline regulations apparently will end at Midnight sunday a spokesman for dissident miners in Mcdowell county said saturday we have accomplished what we went out Beckley Post Hebald Miller wants Coal miners on the Job bitterly critical of allocation plans by Roger Petterson Charleston . A United mine workers president Arnold Miller says to wants some 20,000 striking Coal miners to go Back to work. At the same time he is bitterly critical of fuel allocation programs that led to the strike. Miners in West Virginia s Southern counties have been on strike for three weeks protesting gasoline allocations. The strike has Cost the nation s utilities and steel Mills More than two million tons of Coal. I have urged the men to go Back to work Miller said. I did so yesterday and i have Ever since i came Down Here to 6 sections combined sunday edition 98 pages vol. 94-no. 221 Beckley West Virginia sunday morning March 10,1974 single copy 25c we asked them to go Back to work said Ellis England United mine workers local 6023 safety committee chairman at Caples. Some of pm Are not too Happy but i really believe the mines will be Back in operation it was in Mcdowell county where miners incensed by not being Able to buy gasoline unless their tanks were less than one Quarter full walked out two weeks ago. The walkout has Cost the strikers an estimated $10 million in wages and Cut Coal production by nearly two million tons and sending shockwave into steel rail and other industries. About 200 protesting miners marched on the state Capitol in Charleston Friday and met late in the Day with gov. Arch Moore who said he hoped to meet 100 per cent of fuel needs for Energy production workers. If there Are no protesters on the line at Midnight sunday we will go Back England said stressing i personally will not r in air Stan a Are of to i x feeling a 7 plead innocent to cover up up new York times Washington seven former members of president Nixon s inner Circle marched grimly through a jeering crowd outside u. S. District court saturday and pleaded innocent to criminal charges in the cover up of the watergate scandal. Two obscenity compensation Bills pass bulletin Charleston w. A. Up legislation providing Sal Arici for justices of the peace was adopted and sent to the governor late saturday in the waning hours of the 1974 legislature. State Senate confirms 81 nominees of the miners in this state or in this country that we want any preferential treatment Miller said in an interview. As part of the fuel Energy program and As a part of the workforce that supplies fuel Energy. We feel that with a fair allocation and distribution of the available supplies. All the mines will continue to Miller was interviewed on Saz to s at Issue program to be broadcast sunday. He said he came to Chat a ton last monday when lid strike was one week old Andi found the state Energy Agency under the governor s office was t doing anything about it and neither was the Federal Energy he said he told gov. Arch a. Moore or. That what was wrong was evident to everyone modify the Quarter tank Rule and get some gasoline Down the next Day Moore offered the miners and outliers who commute Long distances an exemption from the Rule that says a Motorist can t buy Gas until his tank is three quarters empty. I pointed out to Moore that this problem in t going to go away in spite of what president said. It s not Clear in my mind whether the governor had any aul Jority to impose the Quarter tank Rule and we re going to find out if he did. More than Likely in the courts. I m going to test to see what can be done to see what our Sec Miler wants Page 2 the line and nobody else will but As far As i m concerned i think they will be going the Caples mine local scheduled a meeting sunday morning to consider the Back to work movement England said noting that other locals were going to meet during the weekend and ask their members to go Back to work if there is no promoter. England said the miners Are wanting it in Black and White Iron gov. Moore that if 100 per ,9t-bf our needs Are not met by the 26th of this month that see mine strike Page 2 Victor Democrat gliomas Luken his wife Shir a Post election poll of Cincinnati con Ley at his Side Waves to Campaign work dudes that deep and abiding mistrust ers in Cincinnati Ohio after he was elected of president Nivon was the clincher in to fill a vacant u. S. House of represent Luken s Victory. See Story Page 26 Tives seat last tuesday. Up photo egyptian paper predicts arabs will lift embargo Beirut up an egyptian newspaper predicted saturday that sunday s meeting of Arab Oil producing countries in Cairo will lift the embargo against the United states. But three of the biggest Arab Oil exporting nations said they would refuse to attend the conclave. Tiff sem official Cairo news 253- .2441 ring Gelster King Lorg tour is do Iii if us Ruard your right to now and m be help Tui to Reader King reels tar a a 253-2441 a any time or night of crept inti ii to ii . Or write the Register when

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