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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia Bluefield doily Telegraph tuesday july 18, 1967bailey sees election reforms minus major proposals Britt chem Hen 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plead guilty to series of break ins sentencing is delayed Princeton City Council Mon a unanimous vote the Council rescinded a previous motion to open the Street to two Way traffic. Guilty pleas were entered in Mercer county intended Date 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 breaking at the residences of c. G. 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 contender pleas to the two charges of involuntary manslaughter. He was sentenced to six months in the county jail. Plastic card idea doubtful Charleston a 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 received what was v no a a8ree j to keep Stra noted by observers As a a cold Avenue a one Way Street. By shoulder from legislative interim committee members con i sideling 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 Council agrees to keep Straley Avenue one Way 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 Indi the action came after a Large visual i n the City management delegation of Straley residents 1 quota Board discusses plans for coming year appeared before the Council to 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. 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 . Vanguard positioned on both sides of Suez 2 More Days Tho most wanted picture of the year i <3oz 3 00-5 05 7 00-9 00 Granada Skyway last times Maun husky Lansing Bowman Hlll blips in a haunted mouse in color Quot v in a a 2nd feature Savage Hele Breaks Loose the ride to Hangman tree technicolor a Universal pc tue United nations . Apr the Vanguard of a 33-Man . Observer team took up positions on both sides of the sue canal on monday i n an Effort to reduce tensions on that troubled sector of the israeli egyptian front. In the diplomatic Arena . Delegates were Given a thursday to 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 a i Alkine 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 Ismail a 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 today a Lavon a sol Ute by flu b b e re Asti n a Walt Disney a. A a a absent a minded pro Feser of we i. We Mew a a ii i to m re. Thur to color John Wayne. Kuik Douglas of Wagon j Tonitte it Mercer us stations with . Headquarters. Thant was described As making Progress toward recruiting another i 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 bad 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 Saigon map 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 Bailey said he still believed 320 Miles Northeast of Saigon the proposals provide for the and killed five of them. A Best Way i know of to Eli i the . Army reported 41 Nate fraud but that the legis i other communists killed in a 24-lature apparently was not about Nour period ending sunday mid to pass the entire Bill. Night in the other scattered a members of the committee ions said the expense and red tape rain in South probably would result in a sys driving Rains swept the South tem no better than at present. Era areas. Troops of the . Especially drawing opposition a Lgth Light infantry brigade from Senate president Howard plodded through mud and rain w. Carson a Fayette was a in a guerrilla Hunt around Sai proposal to Force those whose gon but made no contacts names were drawn by lot to despite the weather . Army serve As polls officials or have aircraft dropped 200,000 prop their right to vote revoked for Ganda leaflets into the areas to years. Ringing the capital Carson said writing Laws to rain Over North Vietnam represent dishonest elections in a noted . Air attacks there. Kanawha county would penalize other areas especially the smaller counties where he said elections officials 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. 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 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 la 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 13 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 too missions All of them in the Panhandle South of Hanoi. Spokesmen said two More american planes had i 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. 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 regular project of the club was discussed and decided by t h e 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. 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. I Ellis b. And Arlene Neal to Lucille n. Slade tract on Brash Creek. $500, Andy and Mattie m. Earls to Ernest Cline jr., 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 Dor Mal e. Cornetti tract in Plymouth District $3,500. The divorce suit was Anna i Mae Toler Bromfield is. Billy Joe Bromfield. 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. The 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 rupture easer it of. . Tat off. A he lid Privet swy $�95 a double ss.s5 few a Ait tar r�birt4 a Strong form fitting wit Iurii Luport for Traue Ifni no nil hrs a. Bock Lorf in Al state. Snips no ant. Austio i let a trip. Sort flit rain my. For Mer a if Flifle my build run. I or dts a a a Jas ? met a a two Mac a a Aly rent left or double. Peoples a a Wal Ciffin . Discount drugs phone 425-2191�?Princeton so Sherwin William outside sep no. 471 paint special $6.65 Gal. R. A. Sisson s Thorn Street Supply s20 Thom St., Princeton Shaffer Maytag discount 7 pc. Dinette suite Nice selection of colors re. $99.95 discount $ Price. 6995 3 pc Walnut bedroom suite double Dresser Chest Bookcase bed re. $199.95 discount a Price. 12995 naugahyde recliners i. .79�?� .54.95 2 pc. Naugahyde sofa bad living room suite rag. $179.95 discount $11q95 Price. I in school appliances Maytag automatic Washer fir electronics dryers at our store now big a savings no i inuit in 111 in i Iii he Chii mint mum till sinus Nim item features 2-7-9 30 Maple Runk Beds guard rail and ladder Reg. $74.95 discount $045 Price. U4 2 pc. Earyl american living room suite Reg. $199 95 discount $irq95 Price. Iou 825 Mercer St., Princeton w. A. No Dawn payment Low monthly pay Mante fro salivary new York Cincinnati Washington see your travel agent or Call Piedmont 327-6141 in Bluefield Piedmont airlines route of the pacemakers you can be sure you la pet 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 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. A s be t s Cash balances with other Banks and Cash items in process of collection 1,500,388.04 United states government obligations. 4,688,766.15 obligations of states and political subdivisions. 887,251.27 securities of Federal agencies and corporations. 1,449,783.32 other securities including $44,000.00 corporate stocks. 47,100.00 other Loans and discounts 17,455,710.63 Bank premises furniture and fixtures and other assets representing Bank premises. 394,819.52 other assets. 22,579.21 total assets 26,846,398.23 l i a b in i t i e s demand deposits of individuals partnerships and corporations. $ time and savings deposits of individuals partnerships and corporations. Deposits of United states government. Deposits of states and political subdivisions. Deposits of commercial Banks. Certified and officers checks Etc. Total deposits .$24,689,095.89 a total demand deposits .,.$ 8,770,010.15 7,8s6,374.75 15,913,461.42 138,218.71 525,732.39 56,551.65 168,756.97 b total time and savings deposits. $15,919,085.74 other liabilities including $57,800.00 mortgages and other liens on Bank premises and other real estate. 395,261 84 total liabilities 25,084,357.73 capital accounts common Stock total por value. No. Shares authorized. 40,000 no. Shares outstanding. 40,000 surplus. Undivided profits. Total capital accounts 400,000.00 900,000.00 462,040.50 ,762.040.50 total liabilities and capital accounts. Memoranda $ 26,846 398.23 average of Totol deposits for the i 5 Calendar Days ending with Call Date. $ 24 759,285.35 average of total loan for the i 5 Calendar Days ending with Call dote. 17,661,273 23 Loans As shown in a was else 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 and 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 and declare that it has been examined by us on a 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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