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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 20, 1965, Bluefield, West Virginia T Bluefield daily Telegraph monday Doc. 20, 1365 4 die in Danville Wise count Ian 26, is victim e fatalities reporte by the associated press a two car collision in the first minutes of sunday left four persons dead in Danville As Virginia a Highway death toll took an upward surge. Two double fatality accidents were also reported sunday As the count for the year climbed to 1,017 a eight above the toll a year ago. Ran red Light Danville a James Wesley Barker 23. James Robert Flint Hunt. 18, Jerry Wayne Motley 19. And Bonnie Gale Gover 17, All of Danville were fatally injured at 12 20 . Sunday in a two car collision at Piney Forest Road and Riverside drive in Danville. Police said the car carrying Barker and Flinchum ran a red Light at the intersection and collided with the vehicle carrying Motley and miss Gover. Lexington a George e. Ellis jr., 51, and mrs. Evalyn g. Ellis 48, died about 11 13 . J sunday when their car swerved off u. S. 11 just South of Lexington and struck a tree. 2 die Richmond a Thomas plesants j Ellison 30, and Nancy Shelton Crute 20. Both of Richmond died about 1 45 . Sunday in a two car collision at Broad Street and Malvern Avenue in a Richmond. Police said miss Crute was a passenger in t h e car driven by Ellison. Staunton a Melvin Eckert 57, of Staunton was fatally injured saturday when his car and a station Wagon collided at u. S. 250 and Virginia 240 in Albemarle county. Wise Bobby Wayne Huff 26, of Wise was killed saturday in j a two car collision on Virginia j 23 near the limits of Wise. Bedford a Troy Lee Stevens 18, of Goodview was killed saturday in a non collision Accident in Bedford county. 2 victims identified Christiansburg a state police also identified two victims of a two car collision saturday on Virginia 8 which had been reported earlier. The victims were James Wade Sowers 49, of Riner and Rebecca Alderman Neal 30 of Christiansburg. West virginian escapes jail Beaver a. Map a a prisoner awaiting Transfer to Western state Penitentiary escaped from the Beaver county jail sunday. There was no immediate word from officials on How Robert Dourlain 29, of Bridgeville Allegheny county got away but first reports were that he walked away while helping work on an electric circuit. Police put out an Alert for him in Western Pennsylvania Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia. Dourlain had been sentenced just last week to a term of one Day to life on a charge of assault with intent to ravish. He had been accused of trying to attack a girl in a Beaver Falls parking lot about a year ago. Notre Dame Ace is signed by Atlanta Atlanta a. A it the Atlanta Falcons signed All american defensive Back Nick Rassas of notre Dame. The Falcons a will Field a team next season in the National football league. Rassas was the Falcons second round draft Choice. He was also drafted m the second round Fey san Diego of the american football league. Rassas is the 17th player drafted and signed by the Falcons. Bluefield daily Telegraph established 1893. Published Ever Morting by the dal a Telef Rinh part non co. 412 Bland Street. Blofield. W. A member of the Assoc a tel press which is exclusively entitled to the use of publication of All new dispatches credited to this paper and also the local news published thereto _ subscription Rater by Carrier daily and sunday 90c per week. By mail in first and second comes and All or West Virginia 126 00 per year. Rates to other Cones furnished of application. Member audit Bureau Al advert Sirc representative a toe Kan Agency toe the work Crew when Christmas Comet there almost certainly must be a Christina tree and when there is a tree a great Deal of work goes into its preparation. That Whai this group is the working Crew getting the big tree ready at Immanuel lutheran Church is Bluefield. The photo was taken in the midst of aet Way sunday afternoon. Left to right the workers who seem to be having More fun than work Are Russ Zeigler Bill Spracher Peggy Ewing. Mrs. F. Allen Rutherford. James Granger. Frank Rutherford. Mrs. C. I. Long and Margie Rutherford. Deaths and funerals a a a. Nannie Witten Nannie Mae Witten of Tazewell a. Died sunday afternoon in a Tazewell nursing Home following a Long illness. Rom at Thompson Valley va., she was a daughter of the late John Buchanan Witten and vide Thompson Witten. She was a member erf Thompson Valley presbyterian Church. Survivors include two Sisters. Mrs. Hallie Wall and mrs. F. F. Yost of Tazewell funeral services will be conducted tuesday at 2 . At Thompson Vanbov to it presbyterian Chucri. With Rev. Glen Nagel officiating. Burial will follow in Thompson cemetery of Thompson Valley. Palt bearers Rufus and Jesse Matthews j w. And Bruce Yost Frank Harman and Jennings Lockhart. Friends May Call at Peery and St. Clair funeral Home of Tazewell after 3 . Monday. The body will be taken to the Church one hour prior to the services. Raymond Bailey funeral services for Raymond Lawrence Bailey 65. Of Roder Field will be conducted tuesday at 1 . At Roderfield methodist Church. Rev. Bernard skeens will officiate and burial will follow m Wood Lawn cemetery. He died saturday at 11 30 . In a Welch Hospital following a Short illness. A native of Fayette county ky., he was a son of the late Frank and Kate Bare Bailey. He had resided in Mcdowell county most of his life and had been a resident erf Roderfield the past 20 years. He was a retired Miner a member of the United mine workers of America local 6029 of Havaco. He is survived by his wife mrs. Ida Porter Bailey one son Raymond Bailey of Jacksonville Beach Fla one grandchild friends May Call at fanning funeral Home of Welch monday from 5 . Until 10 pm. The body will be taken to the Church one hour prior to the services. Women of the Church will carry Flowers Otto crease y Otto j. Creasey 59, of Eggleston va., died saturday night in a Pearisburg. Va., Hospital following a Long illness. He was a Section Foreman for the Norfolk and Western railway. Survivors include h i s wife mrs. Elmer Kerr Creasey of Eggleston two daughters three sons two Sisters and one brother. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday at 2 . At Pembroke va., Christian Church with burial to follow in mount Lebanon Church cemetery Ait Hoges Chapel a. The body will be taken from Williams Jamison funeral Home of Pembroke to the Church one hour prior to the services. R. F. Wilkins Richard f. Wilkins 91, of 176 Giles St., Bluefield was dead upon arrival at Bluefield sanitarium sunday following a Long illness. He was bom april 15, 1874, in Virgelina va., son of the late George Wilkins and Melissa Wil Kerson Wilkins. He was a retired Carpenter Forman for the Norfolk and Western railway having worked 35 years in the Roundhouse at Eckman he was a member of the first Baptist Church and the Norfolk and Western veterans association. His wife. Mrs. Emily Wilkins died in 1982. Survivors include two daughters. Mrs. Lucy Farley and mrs. Emily Parsons of Bluefield 12 grandchildren 15 great grandchildren. Two great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday at 3 30 . At Mercer funeral Home in Bluefield. Or. Malcolm Fuller will officiate. Burial will be in Monte Vista cemetery near Bluefield. Friends May Call at the funeral Home after 4 . Today. Mrs. Bertie White Oak mrs. Bertie Yost Whiteoak 84. Died saturday in a Detroit mich., nursing Home. Born in Chi yield va., she has been a resident of Detroit for the past 40 years. Surviving Are a son Lawrence l. Larkey of Detroit a daughter mrs. Ernest d. Thomas of Roanoke a a brother o. G. Yost of Bluefield a. And a sister mrs. Margaret m. Mathews of Huntington. Funeral and burial services will be conducted wednesday in Detroit. George Laxton George Laxton of Fanrock in Wyoming county was dead on arrival at a Welch Hospital sunday at 7.30 . His death followed a Long illness. The body was taken to fanning funeral Home of Welch. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete. O. C. Auton Oscar Crystal Auton 87. Of it. 4, Bluefield died at Bluefield sanitarium Early sunday morning. He was a native and lifelong resident of Bike fiend born March 7, 1898. And worked for Lowman music co. In Bluefield. He was a son of the late Thomas j. And Nancy Isabelle Auton. Survivors include his wife mrs. Ada b. Auton four Sisters mrs. Zella Proffitt Bluefield mrs. Ethel Virginia Arrington Staunton va., mrs. Viola Wade of Montgomery and mrs. Mabel Adams of Monterey Park calif., two brother. Dan Auton of Covington ky., and Hill w. Auton of Roanoke a. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday at 2 . At Mercer funeral Home in Bluefield with Rev. George l. Bul son officiating and burial in Dunn cemetery on the Airport Road. Friends May Call at the funeral Home after 4 . Today. Emanuel Day Emanuel Day 60, of big four near Kimball died sunday at 7 . In a Welch Hospital following a Short illness. Born at big four he was a son of the late Samuel and Mary Jane Belcher Day. He was a retired Miner and a member of the United mine workers of America local 9890 of Itmann. And the big four pentecostal holiness Church. Survivors include his wife mrs. Margaret Buckland Day one daughter mrs. Charles Jean Morefield of Portsmouth a. One son Carlisle Day of Welch four grandchildren two Sisters mrs. Tom Greathead and mrs. Polly Perdue of big four three Brothers Archie and Andy Day of big four and Henry Day of Bramwell. Funeral services will be conducted tuesday at 2 . At big four pentecostal holiness Church with Rev. Russell Spence officiating. Burial will follow in Buckland Tabor cemetery at Falls Mills a. Friends May Call at fanning funeral Home of Welch monday from 5 . Until 10 . The body will be taken to the Church one hour prior to the services. Nephews will be pallbearers and women of the Church will carry Flowers. Funerals tuareg Are forecast from the Southern Plains to the Ohio Valley with Little change predicted Over the rest of the nation. It a wire photo map Sparkman mrs. Hattie 76, of Richlands. A monday at 2 . At Richlands first Assembly of god Church by Rev. Leon Sprinkle. Burial will follow in Clinch Valley memorial cemetery. The body will be taken from the residence to the Church one hour prior to the services. Farmer funeral Home of Richlands is in charge of arrangements. Garage fire halted before spreading fire which originated in the garage attached to the residence damaged the property of Wilie French 1421 Carolina ave., sunday at 3 15 ., fire chief Gordon Damron said the estimate included damage to the garage some tools a motorcycle and 4 a Little to the House the chief said. Firemen stopped the Blaze before it reached the main portion of the two Story Frame dwelling. Cause of the fire lad not been determined sunday night. Officials will meet members of the Blue grass officials association will meet at Genoa Junior High school in Bluefield tonight at 7 30 of clock. 3 new dorms added at tech what a difference a year a and three new dormitories a make. This is the refrain of or. M. P. Lacy director of admissions at Virginia tech Blacksburg va., when he talks about the increasing enrolments at Virginia a land Grant University. Last year at this time or. Lacy was worried about the number of prospective students seeking application forms for admission to tech. His office finally had to Stop sending out forms Early in january after the number of requests topped 7,500. Requests already Are Over that figure this year and or. Lacy is ready and willing to Send out More. Three new dorms the cause of this change of heart is the three new dormitories under construction on the tech Campus. These new dorms will provide space for 1,400 additional students. A seven Story dormitory also under construction will provide an additional 1,000 student rooms in the fall of 1967. University officials Are Quick to Point out that although t h e dormitory construction May be easing or. Lacy a worries it is j increasing their problems be i cause of the necessary capital improvements needed to accommodate the growing number of i students. Revenue Bonds they also note that the n e w dorms Are being financed by Revenue Bonds and will be paid for through the use of student fees. Virginia s admission problem reached its Peak this fall when the states High schools graduated 25 per cent More graduates than Ever before. The number of graduates is expected to remain at the same level until 1968 when the curve is expected to take another Sharp Rise. Tech is expecting another record crop of freshmen. Or. Lacy said. He said freshman enrolment next fall should be around 2.200, As compared to 1,800 this year. Junior colleges tech is encouraging Junior College graduates to enrol so As to balance the influx of new students rather than having them All in one class. He noted the enrolment should be More than 8.400 next fall compared to the 7,020 enrolling this year. Or. Lacy said tech will be admitting a record number of girls next fall. One of the new dormitories is scheduled for completion next month and the students in Eggleston Hall will move into it. This Spring and summer Eggleston will be renovated making Way for nearly 500 girls next fall. Currently there Are around 350 co eds on the Virginia tech Campus. Or. Lacy said enrolment has been going up steadily. In 1964, there were 1.400 freshmen. Each year there have been 400 More and he Hopes the new dormitory construction will not change the Blance of the classes. He pointed out that any High school seniors who have not yet applied at Virginia tech but wish to do so should submit their applications to the admissions office As soon As possible. De Gaulle rides continued from Page one has served in ministerial posts in governments which preceded de Gaulle a fifth Republic. He voted at chateau Chi non. Of which be is mayor. De Gaulle was thrown into the Runoff when his first round total readied Only 44.64 per cent. Mitterrand got 31.72 per cent. During the Campaign for the Runoff. De Gaulle hammered hard at the old party regime with which he identified his opponent and declared that France needed de Gaulle at the Helm to confirm the accomplishments of his fifth Republic. Mitterrand assailed the a personal Power exercised by de Gaulle and called for a a Republic of citizens the cart seized de Gaulle for making All important decisions by himself and for suggesting a Bat there would be nothing but chaos if he was voted out. Mitterrand who received a without requesting it a the endorsement of the communist party the socialist party and. Paradoxically the extreme right Wing used every Opportunity to appear on National radio and television and also addressed Public meetings in several cities. Gen. De Gaulle Long disdainful of the rough and Tumble of politics also used All the time he was Given on National networks to reach the voters a technique he did not use in be Campaign for the first round. Scout party a members of the memorial school Junior girl scout troop were guests at a Christmas hanukkah party at the Home of Ernest Keesee 400 Parkway sunday afternoon. Mrs. J. Elliott Blades or. And mrs. Janies t. Frazier or. Are the scout leaders. In the picture above front Row left to right Mem amp Are Mary White Melinda Allen i a Rosenthal. Kim Pickus. Jane Griffin and Ruth Little. Scouts in the Back Row. Left to right Are Debbie Gillenwater Carolyn Crouch. Kathy Belcher. Becky Tudor Beverly Heindrick Suo Mold and Betty Bruch. Spate visitors Happy on land continued from Page one Tro nauts health throughout their 14-Day flight. A there s the bad Guy a Lovell quipped when he spotted Berry. A a if i Ever hear another medical term i think in a going to be turning to a microphone Borman spoke to about 20 newsmen present and said a a we re very Happy to be Back. It was a perfect Booster and we can to say enough about a we had a wonderful flight a Little Bent Over but.,�?� Lovell chuckled. Borman and Lovell. Who chalked up enough mileage during the last two weeks to make 10 round trips to the Moon said Schirra and Stafford a 26-hour gemini ride was Quot just a time off Nasa assured the 37-year-old pilots they will be permitted a Day or two off to spend Christmas with their families. They will also be allowed to spend evenings at Home during the time they Are reviewing their flight at Houston. Navy capt. Schirra and air Force maj. Stafford who flew to Cape Kennedy on thursday planned to return to Houston on sunday. While at the Cape. Borman and Lovell will spend most of their time undergoing medical examinations. The whole Point of their 14-Day journey was to learn if Man can survive a two week flight to the Moon the longest now planned by the United states. In previous spaceflight experience doctors noticed a tendency for astronauts to Lese Calcium in their Bones caused by the Lack of Normal gravitational pull during weightlessness and to prolonged confinement in the tiny capsule. Using samples of urine and sweat collected during the flight and examining the astronauts on the ground space officials Hope Borman and Lovell a Long duration flight will give them a Good clue to How extensive the problem is. During their 14 Days in orbit the gemini 7 Crew spun around the Earth 206 times chalking up a total distance of 5,129.400 Miles. In the course of their journey. Borman lost 9.6 pounds and Lovell lost .5.9 sunday morning space officials said Borman gained Back 5 pounds while he was on the recovery ship and Lovell gained 2.2 pounds. A a a a theft is reported one minor theft was under investigation sunday night by the Bluefield police department. Mrs. R. L. Duff jr., of 321 Frederick St., told officers someone confiscated her outdoor Christmas lights while she was at Church during the evening. Weather by the associated press Virginia a mostly sunny monday High 40 to 46. Except 35 to 40 in mountains. Variable cloudiness and cold tuesday. West Virgina a High monday 34 to 40 in the North and East and 38 to 43 Southwest portion. Considerable cloudiness with scattered Snow flurries monday night and tuesday. Not so cold monday night. The weather elsewhere High Low or. Albany Clear 34 20 Albuquerque Clear. 37 13 Atlanta Cloudy. 47 36 .07 Bismarck Cloudy. 43 10 Bluefield Clear 33 24 Boise Cloudy. 30 12 Boston Clear. 38 29 Buffalo Snow. 26 21 Chicago Cloudy. 32 19 choir anti Clear. 36 20 Cleveland Snow. 32 25 Denver Clear. 43 17 Des Moines Cloudy 41 Detroit Clear. 27 17 Fairbanks Cloudy 2-10 .05 fort Worth Clear 53 39 .34 Helena Cloudy .45 17 Honolulu Cloudy .77 70 .01 Indianapolis Cloudy 37 20 Jacksonville rain h 49 1.57 Juneau rain 37 30 .34 Kansas City Cloudy 46 31 los Angeles Clear. 88 40 Louisville Clear. 41 21 Memphis Clear. 47 29 Miami Clear. 82 71 .14 Milwaukee Cloudy. 30 15 mpls.-9tjp�?z Snow. 28 12 t new Orleans rain so 46 2.49 new York Clear. 39 32 okla. City Clear. 55 26 Omaha Cloudy. 42 19 Philadelphia Clear. 40 28 Phoenix dear. 59 35 Pittsburgh Snow .31 23 .01 a tend me., Cloudy 34 20 a tend ore., Cloudy. 40 22 rapid City Cloudy. 51 23 Richmond Clear .40 31 St. Louis Cloudy. 40 21 Salt la. City Clear. 33 15 san Diego Cloudy .61 41 san fran., Cloudy. 55 43 Seattle Cloudy. 50 45 Tampa rain. 76 61 .32 Washington Clear. 42 33 Winnipeg Snow 21 8 .06 my missing to Trace to manager will address rotarians John Shott general manager of Whis to in Bluefield will be the guest speaker when Bluefield rotarians meet in weekly business session tuesday noon at the West virginian hotel. He will discuss Bluefield so Community Christmas tree program and the importance it has played in the City a Holiday welfare in past years plus its importance at the present. Deaths in Virginia Virginia heart association reports that there were 19,387 deaths in Virginia last year due to diseases of the heart and blood vessels. 20 a 13 36 .07 10 24. A i Quot 12 a 29 21 a 19 20 25 a 17 a 20. 17 -10 .05 39 .34 17 70 .01 20 49 1.57 30 .34 31 40 a 21 a a 29 71 .14 15 12 t 46 2.49 38 26 a. 19 a a 28 35 23 .01 20 �?�22 a e 23 a a 31 in 21 a a 15 41 a a 43 4m 45 61 .32 33 8 .06 Keystone Man Cut by knife Walter Jones 39, of the cinder Bottom Section of Keystone was treated at Stevens clinic in Welch Early sunday victim of a saturday night knife wound in the left leg state police in Welch said. Investigating troopers said his wound Wasny to considered a too a 38-year-old woman resident of the area was being questioned in the Case sunday troopers said but no charges had been filed. The knifing allegedly occurred at her Home. A a a woman turns self into Torch los Angeles api police say a 60-year-old woman took her life sunday by dousing herself with gasoline and setting it afire. Officers said mrs. Charlotte Warren bought a can of gasoline at a service station walked to an unused station nearby and took her life in a rest room there. Sgt. Leo Despress of the Venice station said mrs. Warren left a note indicating she planned suicide. The contents of the note were not immediately disclosed. David Watson who sold mrs. Warren the gasoline said he assumed she was a Motorist whose car had stalled. He said he later heard a noise a like Glass breaking and saw flames spurting from the vacant station. Mrs. Warren was dead on arrival at a nearby Hospital. Firemen quickly controlled flames at the service station. The gasoline exploded with a Force which sent Glass from broken windows flying in a 50-foot radius but no one else was injured. The death scene is at the Boundary Between the West los Angeles and Venice sections of the City. Be Modem with great gift idea hew one handle bathroom faucet o. W. Lawrence plumbing a beating 1119 Marear Princeton. W. A a. Phone a a a Christmas gift suggestions Kodak instamatic camera Only. 11 95 specials Mon. Tui wed. 2 men s or ladies suits 1.49 5 Beautiful land. Shirts 99c Shick cordless electric tooth Brush tj.7 Reg. $13.95 $95 value a a Coty Warpage Yardley Tweed and Tabu perfume Cologne ladies mens and childrens Timex watches 695 from. Amity Billfold Only. Yardley old spice gift sets for the men $125t $750 Warren izing 1 or. Cleaner Pocahontas Blue Well we give top value Stamps old Dominion butter creams a Whitman s Sampler 2 fir 5 la. Peppermint stick Bingo checkers and other educational games for children Taylor s drug store 228 Princeton Ava. Bluefield w. A a

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