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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - May 24, 1986, Beckley, West Virginia Schoolhouse closes nation s lowest paid teacher says goodbye to her 3 pupils baseball Oak Hill takes two games from East to win sectional stye a Beckley newspapers bbl saturday May 24, 1986, Beckley . Volume 106, no. 338, 25 cents passage of reappraisal Bill blasted by Bob Stieger staff writer two outgoing state delegates Friday blasted their colleagues for passing the statewide property tax reappraisal with one charging the new Revenue will be used As a a slush fund by teachers. Raleigh county delegates Fred Stacy and Jack hoop said lawmakers freed from the pressures of the May 13 primary election willingly succumbed to lobbying pressure from the West Virginia education association to pass the controversial Bill. Roop estimated a Twenty some delegates who during the regular legislature voted against reappraisal implementation reversed themselves at the special legislative session. As soon As the primary is Over they switch Over and say lets stick it to the people a Roop said. A i Don t see How we can have 88 votes during the regular session saying theres errors in it and then they turn around and say lets implement Roop Stacy and Del. Arnold Ryan All of the 22nd Delegate District were among 30 who voted thursday against implementing the reappraisal. Sixty seven others including the 22nd�?Ts William woo ton Ana Del. Paul Hutchinson voted to implement the Bill As of july 1, 1987. A a in a very upset about it a Stacy said Friday. A people wont realize it the increased taxes until 1968 when they get their tax tickets. But the Day of reckoning is coming. A a it a another Nail in the coffin of West Virginia both delegates cited the Uvea for pressuring lawmakers into enacting the legislation saying educators were spurred by wishes for More tax Revenue and accompany ing higher salaries. A i just i just think they re making a slush fund for school teachers and school boards a Stacy said. A it really Isnit fair that the property owner has to pay for schools there ought to be some kind of sales tax where everybody pays including the Roop said Uvea members mostly from Kanawha county con please see passage on 10a glasses and Mug for the camera. The action brought a round of applause from the House. A laser photo Reagan changes mind. Will join hunger event Washington a saying the first family a will do its part a president Reagan abruptly changed his plans and decided to join hands across America on sunday to help raise millions of dollars for the nations hungry and homeless. Presidential spokesman Larry Speakes said Reagan told aides Friday morning that he and his wife Nancy after a Long family discussion thursday night concluded they should participate in the privately organized Effort to raise $50 million by forming a nearly unbroken human Chain from new York to California. A the White House and first family should be a part of hands across America a the spokesman quoted the president As telling aides. A this is a uniquely american Way to help our fellow Man. The Reagan family will do its Speakes denied the switch in plans was a reaction to criticism of the president following his remark to students earlier this week that hunger in America is due not to a denial of Aid to any one but to some Peoples ignorance of where to get food. Shortly after the announcement was made Reagan proclaimed sunday As a hands across America Day a another change in plans since Speakes had said he would sign the proclamation on saturday. The spokesman also said the president will mention the event in his weekly radio address saturday. Albert r. Brashear a Deputy White House press Secretary said Reagan moved up the signing after he was shown a wire service Story about difficulties the organizers of the event were encountering. In his proclamation the president Saia that by joining hands a the people of this blessed land Are reaffirming their willingness to sacrifice so that adequate food and shelter Are available to Reagan also signed a proclamation Friday designating this week which ends May 24, a National food Bank week a saluting the volunteers he said have please see event on 10a millionaire life returning to Normal by Vaughn Rhudy staff writer life began to return to Normal Friday for 23-year-old Gloria Taggart of Beckley a As Normal As life can be a Day after winning $1.3 million. Gloria woke up Friday feeling no different from the Way she did before she won the Jackpot on the West Virginia lottery a grand prize show on thursday. A i still got a lot of congratulations and pats on the Back a she said. A utne stores a lot quieter today Friday. There a not quite As Many people As there was thursday Chambers grocery where Gloria purchased the $100 ticket that allowed her to spin the wheel has become almost a tourist attraction since Gloria a Success. On thursday afternoon the grocery store which is owned by Gloria smother Ollie Harbison buzzed with activities. The stores phone seemed to ring constantly a a family Friend had to drive Over this morning because he get through on thu the urday a phone yesterday Ria said. The phone continued to ring Friday but not As often. Some were Calls of congratulations. Others however were local financial securities and planning firms telling Gloria their representatives would like to meet with her to help her invest her Money. A i would just Tell them that i would think about what they said and take a look at what they sent a she said. A i done to really know if ill Call any of the firms. I done to know what i in going to do yet. Everything a St fuzzy and up in the and As yet she Hasni to received any Calls from charities or people asking for Money. A a in a waiting for them a she added. Many of the people who stopped by Chambers grocery located at the Corner of Scott Avenue and 7th Street on Friday certainly knew about Gloria a newly found Fame and Fortune. Some of the stores please see millionaire on 10a car bomb kills nine injures 84 Tele Glo Beirut Lebanon apr a car bomb rigged with 200 pounds of int exploded Friday Between a school and a crowded vegetable Market in Christian East Beirut killing at least nine people and injuring 84, police said. The 7 50 . Blast collapse two six Story apartment buildings in the sinn Al Fil residential District Ana set 12 other buildings on fire. Authorities said three people were missing. Police arrested two men Ages 19 and 22, in connection with the bombing said a police official who insisted on anonymity. He would not elaborate. In other violence shiite moslem militiamen fought palestinian guerrillas with mortars and machine guns around two refugee Camps in West Beirut forcing closing of the main nigh Way to Beirut International Airport. Police said two people were killed and 16 wounded in fighting around shatilla and Bour ruling on Boley upheld by John c. Dean staff writer Fayetteville Janet sue Boley a has been subjected to Public criticism far greater than any other modern Day teacher in this that was the opinion of Fayette county circuit judge j. Zane Summerfield who Friday upheld a Board of education ruling that a Gauley Bridge teacher did not abuse her students. Summerfield ruled Friday in support of the boards August 1985 decision that there was not enough evidence to substantiate charges of child abuse against Janet sue Boley in a highly publicized Case Boley was accused of tying students to their chairs and taping their Mouths shut in order to maintain discipline in her first Grade class at Gauley Bridge elementary in 1983-84. The Board voted 4-1 last August after months of hearings that there was not enough evidence to support the charges against the teacher. Several parents of children and the department of human services Haa sought a reversal of the boards decision parents and the department of human services now Nave the option of appealing Summerfield a decision to the state supreme court. Please see ruling on Ida Al Bara Neh Camps which began As a personal shootout. No group has claimed responsibility for the car bomb the sixth in East Beirut this year. The lebanese forces the nations largest Christian militia accused syrians intelligence service of masterminding the attack aiming to obstruct National reconciliation. The Christian radio station voice of Lebanon said Syria also engineered artillery duels Between Cristian and moslem militias. Since the fighting began at dusk wednesday 57 people have been killed and 171 injured. Youssef Bitar a police bomb expert said the car bomb a Renault 5, was rigged with 200 pounds of int attached to an 82mm mortar Shell. Rescue workers dug nine bodies from under two collapsed buildings. The police official said a you cannot even Tell whether some of the bodies were. Males or civil defense rescuers said they feared others might still be buried women and children in pyjamas screamed As the wounded were borne on stretchers out of wrecked buildings and taken to five major hospitals in East Beirut. Radio stations broadcast appeals for blood donations. Firefighters battled blazes in other buildings. Survivors came running out of smoke blackened apartments As other residents sprinted to bomb shelters. The blast burned out to cars and shattered windows within a 500-Yard radius. The rigged car was parked near a High school but police said no students were reported Hurt. Among the injured were 25 women shoppers at the vegetable Market. Many were Cut by flying Glass. Please see car bomb on 10a statue a women who served in Vietnam launched a fund raising drive Friday to add a statue of a military nurse to the Vietnam veterans memorial. A 8a and there s More scattered scattered thundershowers could ruin some of the outside plans for today. The High temperature will be near 75 degrees. A 10a astrology. Deaths. Bridge. 3b editorial. 4a business. .3a entertainment. 9a Church. 6a-7a extra. 5a classified. Sports. 1b-3b comics. 4b weather. .10a out of jobs a . Steel mining co. Has Laid off 225 Mcdowell county miners. A 2a miss your paper Call 255-4444, in Fayette county 465-5452, in Wyoming county 294-6362 6 . 9 . Weekdays 6 . To . Saturdays 6 . A to . Sundays woman charges Dos with a unlawful arrest by Bob Stieger staff writer a Raleigh county woman has charged the department of human services Dos with unlawful arrest and deprivation of constitutional rights in the seizing of her children 12 years ago. In a $5 million suit filed in . District court in Beckley Linda Bowling of crab Orchard claims Dos workers took her three children without citing specific allegations of abuse or neglect and with failing to Tell her about her right to Legal counsel. The suit also contends the social service workers did no to produce a court order when they arrived at her Home Jan. 4, 1974, and left with the children who were Ages 9, 4 and 2. A at the time of the said taking the adult plaintiff was crying As were the infant children a the suit infant children had been adopted by the paternal grandparents of the children that her parental rights had been terminated and that she had no further right to visit with the please see woman on 10a states. A the adult plaintiff repeatedly pleaded for the return of he infant children and the children asked to be reunited with their natural it continues a despite the fact that they knew or should have known it was not True defendants advised is. Bowling that two of the Wenj welcomes capital City country Jamboree with 6 big hours of country music Lammey held Kwh it of sunday 2i, 2 . Or our and fit a camera conscious West Virginia House majority Leader Bill Wooton a Raleigh apparently has a feel for image. During a speech on the House floor thursday Wooton stopped in the Middle of a speech to remove his

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