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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia Bluefield doily Telegraph tuesday july 18/ 1967 9bailey sees election reforms minus major proposals planning and program meet a new officers of the greater Bluefield chamber of Commerce held their first planning and program meeting monday at the chamber Board of directors room. The officers were elected at the organizational meeting of the Board of directors to serve for the 1967-68 fiscal year july to june. Left to right Are j. H. Huffard jr., vice president of the Bluefield va., division c. Goodman Jones first vice president Allen d. Coppinger jr., president and Fred Langenheim Secretary. Not pictured is e. Wyatt Friend treasurer. Three youths plead guilty to series of break ins sentencing is delayed guilty pleas were entered in Mercer county intermediate court monday by three Young men arrested in May and later indicted in connection with a series of break ins. In another Case monday Barbara Fontane 24, of Toledo Ohio entered a guilty plea to an indictment of obstructing an officer and was sentenced to one month in the county jail. Two indictments of involuntary manslaughter were rolled on motion of the state. Judge Howard m. Jarrett delayed sentencing in the Case of the three Young men Roger Allen Asbury 19, of War William b. Lavender 20, of Welch and Duane Neely 19, of Greensboro n. C., and Athens pending reports of probation officer t. Hill. The reports Are returnable july 31. Asbury and Lavender each entered guilty pleas to three grand larceny indictments and Neely pleaded guilty to two charges. Asbury a pleas involved break ins at the residences of c. G. 2 More Days the most wanted picture of t hey ear 1 lion Ilion Granada Skyway last times husky Lansing Bowman Hiti blips i if aha nud House col by Orni 2nd feature Savage Helt Breaks Loose theri Deto Hangman tree technicolor11 a Universal picture Mainii if in now showing mum p events a Kenneth Hyman. Production Irr i Chari is Jim Johr Richard Iio Hii Chr ii Rai pm a Sriri i Iii Curi Smiski in a a m a a a features 2-7-9 30 and Sophia Lewis and Otis g. And Brenda j. Wiley and at the business establishment of Earl Neville. Lavender pleaded guilty to entering the Concord College Bookstore the Star tackle shop and the Athens Market. Neelys pleas involved the Home of Leonard b. Lackey and the red Carriage supper club. Asbury and Lavender Are represented by Princeton attorney Ben b. White or. Neely is represented by the Bluefield Law firm of Katz Katz and Kantor. The Fontaine woman was originally charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter stemming from the Highway deaths of Samuel Scott Hale 20, of Bluefield and Mike Hill 16, of Bluefield va., on u. S. Route 52 last october. However Billy Hart 26, of Flint mich., later was indicted As Driver of the Auto that police said struck the two victims and last month entered nolo contend re pleas to the two charges of involuntary manslaughter. He was sentenced to six months in the county jail. . Vanguard positioned on both sides of Suez United nations . Apr the Vanguard of a 33-Man . Observer team took up positions on both sides of the Suez canal on monday in an Effort to reduce tensions on that troubled sector of the israeli egyptian front. In the diplomatic Arena . Delegates were Given a thursday deadline for working out guidelines for an Over All Middle East peace plan that could win approval in the general Assembly. Chances were considered a Alaskin coat lined with the slim. A spokesman for Secretary general u Thant said the . Observer Mission became operational at noon monday with four observers stationed on each Side of the canal in the Suez sector. He said a Headquarters was established at is Mariia on the egyptian Side and at Elan Cara on the israeli Side. Three More were expected at Elan Tara and two More at Ismail a on tuesday. The Security Council agreed a week ago to Post observers. It took All that time for it. Gen. Odd Bull the norwegian head of the . Palestine truce supervisory organization to work out the details in talks with the israelis and egyptians and con a a a a a i absolutely i i Walt Disney so Tifei i a absent a a a professor wait dim ��T1��� thur in color John Wayne mjj., \�1���� Kirk Douglas Yvor a Fly no a a a a a a a �.��.�����1�~�o�~ for adult in color get out of their Way if you can i Flom Menlo for mature audiences Beverly outdo Oil drive a inv theatre i ton it thru wid. Now a name. A Nevada Smith Steve Mcqueen Suzanne Pleshette Brian Keith. Vine a kidney Bancroft a Pottier in Quot the slender bread Quot Quot a a a salutations with . Headquarters. Thant was described As making Progress toward recruiting another 20 observers to make up a 33-Man team. The Suez sector was quiet sunday and monday after a series of air and artillery duels threatened to wreck the . Cease fire. There were these additional developments attesting to the ferment still going on in the aftermath of the israeli Arab War and the inability of the United nations to resolve any substantive issues a presidents Houari Boumeli Enne of Algeria and Abdul Rahman Aref of Iraq showed up in Moscow apparently seeking soviet support for a possible new round of War with Israel. Soviet reaction was not expected to be enthusiastic. A diplomatic sources in Vienna Austria said the russians had urged without much Success that their East european allies shoulder a greater Load in supplying communist Aid to the arabs. The request was made at the july 11-12 Summit conference of communist leaders in Budapest Hungary. It was evident that the russians were trying their utmost to Salvage something out of the emergency special session which convened Over a month ago at their request. Abdul Rahman Pazhwak of Afghanistan the Assembly president told the delegates there was a Prospect a however slight a of working out agreement for an acceptable guidelines Resolution. Beautification if the Federal beautification program Ever really works out we suppose every tree and Scenic Rock will have a placard on it a your tax dollars at plastic card idea doubtful Charleston Cap Secretary of state Robert d. Bailey predicted monday the legislature next january will pass election Law reforms but without major proposals suggested by the state elections commission. Bailey made the observation after member of the elections commission received what was noted by observers As a a cold shoulder from legislative interim committee members considering the commissions recommended reforms. Several committee members voiced opposition to some of the proposed reforms As being too unrealistic and expensive. Regardless of Cost Stanley Preiser a Charleston attorney and chairman of the commission told the legislators that major election reforms must be adopted next year regardless of the Cost to a assure honest among the commissions far reaching proposals were providing for selection of election officials by lot requiring plastic voter identification cards and requiring candidates to make accurate accounts of Campaign revenues and expenditures. Bailey predicted after noting members of the legislative interim committee were Cool to the suggestions that neither the plastic card nor the selection of polls officials by lot proposals would Ever pass the legislature. Bailey is a member of the commission and helped draft the proposed Bill including reforms which were presented to the legislature last session. The Bill died in committee. Not about to Bailey said he still believed the proposals provide for the a Best Way i know of to eliminate fraud but that the legislature apparently was not about to pass the entire Bill. Members of the committee said the expense and red tape probably would result in a system no better than at present. Especially drawing opposition from Senate president Howard w. Carson a Fayette was a proposal to Force those whose names were drawn by lot to serve As polls officials or have their right to vote revoked for 10 years. Carson said writing Laws to prevent a dishonest elections in Kanawha county would penalize other areas especially the smaller counties where he said elections officials a a Are experienced and Are a the most honest people you will Ever Bailey said he ejects the legislature to adopt reforms that would include making the county democratic and Republican committee members More responsible for picking poll officials than they Are now. He said the legislature probably would also stiffen requirements for candidates to report incomes and expenses from campaigns. The Best Way a i consider this the Best Law i know of to eliminate fraud a Bailey said. Addressing the committee Preiser said the Burden of expense should be borne by the counties to assure honest elections. He said the elections commission Felt there should be a a rather Stern penalty if a person refuses to perform his civic the legislative interim committee plans to continue looking into proposals for changing the state election Laws and report its findings and recommendations Back to the next legislature. Council agrees to keep Straley Avenue one 1/ quota Board discusses plans for coming year Princeton City Council monday night agreed to keep Straley Avenue a one Way Street. By a unanimous vote the Council rescinded a previous motion to open the Street to two Way traffic. The action came after a Large delegation of Straley residents appeared before the Council to j request that the Street remain closed to two Way traffic. Spokesmen for the delegation were Alex Shelton a Straley resident w. Houchins principal of Princeton Junior High school and Rev. Cecil Watson. Pastor of Princeton first Church of god. In other action the Council received a number of petitions containing 128 signatures of residents requesting members of the Council to consider Only a a educated trained professional individual i n the City management profession for the position of Princeton City manager being vacated by b. F. Jarrell. The petitions were presented by attorney David Burton who said they were signed by residents interested in the welfare of the Community. Council accepted the petitions without comment. Skirmishes Mark Viet War action a meeting of executive Board members of the quota club of Princeton was recently held prior to the regular business meeting. Mrs. Patty Claytor president presided. Plans for the new year were discussed and the new budget prepared by the committee o n finance headed by mrs. Hilda Lankford was presented. Members of the club were reminded to Volunteer for service at the speech clinic. They also were reminded that four consecutive absences from meetings by any member violates her membership and removal o f her name from the Roll. A meals for millions a regu Lar project of the club was discussed and decided by the members to continue the project and to make contributions to the fund at each business meeting. A color scheme of purple and White was used in the decorations for the tables for the regular meeting which followed the executive Board. The Centrepiece arrangement was done by mrs. Marjorie Voncourt with Flowers from her own Garden. Mrs. Alice Weatherford gave the invocation at the dinner. Reports heard were from standing officers and chairmen of committees. A special award was presented to mrs. Ellen Shumaker for her work with the club toward the a meals for millions project last year. Correspondence read included letters of appreciation from Florence Wilkinson of the Grafton quota club and from Enid Walker president of the quota club of Ballarat Victoria Australia a club recently organized. Tha resignation by letter of mrs. Betty Booker was read and accepted by the club. The next meeting of the club will be july 18 at 7 . At the dinner Bell restaurant. Other clubs in the area Are expected to be present for reports from the recent quota convention. The birthday gift provided by mrs. Patty Claytor was awarded to mrs. Hilda Lankford. Be confident when trouble strikes Saigon a american ground forces hunted communist troops in 20 different military operations from the demilitarized zone to the swampy Mekong River Delta monday but the enemy made himself scarce. The . Command reported Only Light and scattered skirmishes. In one . Artillery gunners caught 16 Viet Cong As they prepared to Bathe in a Stream 320 Miles Northeast of Saigon and killed five of them. The . Army reported 41 other communists killed in a 24-Nour period ending sunday Midnight in the other scattered actions. Rain in South driving Rains swept the Southern areas. Troops of the . 199th Light infantry brigade plodded through mud and rain in a guerrilla Hunt around Saigon but made no contacts. Despite the weather . Army aircraft dropped 200,000 propaganda leaflets into the areas ringing the capital. Rain Over North Vietnam restricted . Air attacks there. North vietnamese artillerymen in the demilitarized zone lobbed 14 rounds into the . Marine outpost at con Thien wounding two leathernecks a Marine spokesman said. Enemy casualties from . Counter fire j were unknown. Delayed reports on naval action in the area of the demilitarized zone fighting a intense at the end of june and Early july a said the . 7th Fleet destroyer Morton silenced two North vietnamese artillery positions saturday two Miles Inland in the Northern half of the Buffer zone that divides Vietnam. Two secondary explosions were reported at a third communist gun site. Destroyer shooting on the same Day the destroyer Walker destroyed 71 gun emplacements and damaged 51 others in Quang Ngai province about 340 Miles Northeast of Saigon a spokesman said. A Marine South vietnamese sweep in the con Thien area seeking North vietnamese regulars a called operation Hickory ii a came to an end with 92 communists reported killed in the three Day Hunt. The marines reported killing 57 reds and the South vietnamese 35. Marine losses were 4 killed and 99 wounded. South vietnamese casualties were reported As Light. In the Central Highlands two armoured personnel carriers of the . 4th division hit mines and 15 infantrymen were wounded. Other scattered actions typical of Many Days in the up and Down Pace of the War included several attacks by armed helicopters on Small groups of enemy troops. Panhandle raids the unfavourable weather Over North Vietnam sunday held . Air raids to 100 missions All of them in the Panhandle South of Hanoi. Spokesmen said two More american planes had been lost one Over the North and one Over South Vietnam. The pilots of both were rescued. The one downed in North Vietnam was the 610th . Plane announced As lost in the air War there. There were 515 sorties by . Planes sunday Over South Vietnam 253 of them in support of ground operations. Deeds filed at courthouse five deeds and one divorce suit were filed at the Mercer county courthouse in Princeton monday. The deeds included John t. And Nellie Akers to w. Eugene Akers tract in East River District no consideration. Ellis b. And Arlene Neal Fco Lucille n. Slade tract on Brush Creek $500. Andy and Mattie m. Earls to Ernest Clinejr. Two tracts in Beaver Pond District $13.000. J. S. Redmond special commissioner to Vernel c. Alexander tract on Park Avenue in Bluefield $1.835. The orbit corp., to Lewis and Dormal e. Cometti tract in Plymouth District $3,500. The divorce suit was Anna Mae Toler Bromfield is. Billy Joe Bromfield. You can be sure you la get help fast if you get your Home car or business insurance through us. We re Independent agents. Our Symbol above is a sign of service beyond the Call of duty. Stop in soon. Murphy insurance Agency c. W. Pat Murphy Lane Murphy James Carbaugh Raymond Stockner 1609 North Walker St. Princeton 425-5638 rupture easer tfx of so pfc off. La in Pradt a right Erle Sid $�95 double s5.?5 a fitting riot Virti a a Trone form fitting Wesna Oie Luport for revue Iii inguinal . Back lacing . Snaps m front. A3ustabii leg . Sort flit rein pad. For men tit Chsn and of Tildman. Mai orders go Jua surs around lowest Oart of a a a a a a a a purify right left or double. Peoples a a a Maigren discount drugs phone 425-2191�?Princeton Reserve District no. 5 state no. 69 report of condition of Princeton Bank and Trust co. Of Princeton Mercer county West Virginia at thi close of business june 30, 1967, a state banking institution organized and operating under the banking Laws of this state and a member of thi Federal Reserve system. Published in accordance with a Call made by the state banking authorities and by the Federal Reserve Bank of this District. Sherwin Williams outside sep no. 471 paint special $6.65 Gal. R. A. Sisson s Thorn Street Supply 320 Thorn St., Princeton a s be t s Cash balances with other Banks and Cash items in process of collection United states government obligations a. Obligations of states and political subdivisions. Securities of Federal agencies and corporations. Other securities including $44,000.00 corporate stocks. Other Loans and discounts Bank premises furniture and fixtures and other assets representing Bank premises. Other assets. Total assets 1,900,388.04 4,688,766.19 887,251.27 1,449,783.32 47,100.00 17,455,710.63 394.819.52 22,579.21 $ 26,846,398.23 l i a b in i t i e s demand deposits of individuals partnerships and corporations. $ 7,886,374.75 time and savings deposits of individuals partnerships and corporations. 15,913,461.42 deposits of United states government. 138,218.71 deposits of states and political subdivisions .525,732.39 deposits of commercial Banks. 56,551.65 certified and officers checks Etc. 163,756.97 total deposits .$24,689,095.89 a total demand deposits. 8,770,010.15 b total time and savings deposits .$15,919,085.74 Shaffer Maytag discount furniture 7 pc. Dinette suite Nice selection of colors Reg. $99.95 discount $�q95 Price. 03 3 pc. Walnut bedroom suite double Dresser Chest Bookcase bed Reg. $199.95 discount $19fl95 Price i �9 naugahyde Rechner a ______54.95 2 pc. Naugahyde sofa Bod living room suite Reg. $179.95 discount $111 95 Price. Ill school appliances Maytag automatic Washer amp electronics dryers at our store now big savings Maple bunk Beds guard rail and ladder Reg. $74.95 discount $945 Price. Al 2 pc. Earyl american living room suite Reg. $199.95 discount $1cq95 Price. 103 825 Mercer St., Princeton w. A. A no Down payment Low monthly payment free delivery new York Cincinnati Washington see your travel agent or Call Piedmont 327-6141 in Bluefield Piedmont airlines route of the pacemakers other liabilities including $57,800.00 mortgages and other liens on Bank premises and other real estate. 395,261 34 total liabilities 25,084,357.73 capital accounts common Stock total Par value. 400,000.00 no. Shares authorized. 40,000 no. Shares outstanding. 40,000 surplus 900,000.00 undivided profits. 462,040.50 total capital accounts 1,762,040.50 total liabilities and capital accounts 26,845.398.23 memoranda average of total deposits for the 15 Calendar Days ending with Call Date 24 759,285.35 average of total Loans for the 1 5 Calendar Days ending with Call Date. 17,661,273.23 Loans As shown in a Basic is a Are after deduction of valuation reserves of. 251,480.40 we e. E. Bailey president and William w. Myers exec. Vice president and Trust officer of the above named Bonk do hereby declare that this report of condition is True to the Best of our knowledge Ond belief. E. E. Bailey president William w. Myers exec. Vice pres and Trust off. We the undersigned directors attest the correctness of this report of condition Ond declare that it has been examined by us Bruj to the Best of our knowledge and belief is True Ond Correct. Joseph c. Auer w. Grady Carper j. Grady Goldston or. Seal directors. State of West Virginia county of Mercer is sworn to and subscribed before me this 12th Day of july 1967, Mary f. Bragg notary Public my commission expires april 12. 1975

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