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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 19, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia Water. Pollution controls in state praised and criticized at hearing. Page 2. Vol. Xxii no. 200 gun Fidd pails second run Porte be paid at Bluefield w. Is. And add a office Bluefield w. V., wednesday morning july 19, 1967 weather. Fair somewhat warmer today. High 78-85. Partly Cloudy warm thursday Chance of afternoon show ers. 7� cents 1c cents a daily 10 sunday unloading Job a National guardsmen unload boxes of foodstuffs on Springfield Avenue in Newark tuesday As people line up for food in the aftermath of riots in the City. A wire photo redistricting percentage set Washington a a redistricting Bill that would permit a 35 per cent variation in the population of congressional districts until 1972 was agreed to tentatively tuesday by House and Senate conferees. After 1972, under the agreement the maximum variation permissible Between the largest and smallest districts in a state would be 10 per cent. Only five states would be affected by the 35 per cent limitation. They Are California Georgia Ohio Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The variation in Pennsylvania is Only 35.1 per cent. The conferees making a second attempt to resolve differences in House and Senate versions of the legislation failed to agree on a provision against gerrymandering. Rep. Emanuel Celler d-., chairman of the House conferees said an impasse has developed Over whether the proposed Law should ban gerrymandering or whether the Issue should be left to the states. He said conferees will meet again probably next week. Shaky truce rules new Jersey area Newark n. J. Apr negroes and police solidified a shaky racial truce in Northern new Jersey tuesday after nearly a week of bloody violence had brought death to 27, All but two in Newark a sacked slums where damage reached $15 million. The scene of peace after National guardsmen and state troopers were withdrawn Mon d i 9 i a some rail lines slow to from amp of restart after strike halt it conciliation inside 12 Graham. 12 l. People 13 movies 11 Princeton 11 11 11 10 12 society. 5 can to be easily erased because of the destruction it wrought. A massive cleanup was Speed 4 sports. Fied. Rotting garbage and tons of Abby. Add years comics. Classified. Crossword editorials. Goren. 12 stocks 12 debris were being cleared away. 12 Carolina men arrested in plot on integration Salisbury . Apr i Ges 28, of Kannapolis a me Day night was shattered before Dawn in this City of 400,000. Police bullets killed a looter after a wild car Chase and gunfight and a White police officer was wounded in another shooting incident. Late tuesday a negro woman slashed county judge Roger m. Yancey a negro assigned to hear some riot cases in the at the county courthouse. The cuts appeared superficial. The woman was hauled away by police still carrying shotguns from riot duty. Newark however remained undisturbed As normalcy re turned once More on Busy tray it fic clogged streets and the j warm Day brought crowds of shoppers to downtown stores. Only places Selling or serving whisky were shuttered. Scars were deep in Newark s crowded slums where most of the City a 200,000 negroes live. The memories of the violence met was killed and another Miner Clarence Whittaker Fred r. Bishop Miner killed another Hurt order signed by Christie Coal production hit by the associated press Federal judge Sidney l. Christie granted a temporary injunction late tuesday prohibiting further picketing of the Chesapeake amp Ohio railway shops in Huntington in connection with the rapidly ending nationwide rail strike. The restraining order signed by Christie at Bluefield was directed at members of the International association of machinists and other shop Craft unions which struck the combined a amp of and Baltimore and Ohio railroads in Southern West Virginia sunday. 450 stay away about 450 Union workers stayed away from their jobs at the a amp of Headquarters in Huntington tuesday while the strikes against other rail lines in the state were ending. Earlier in the Day Robert a. Bryant president of the machinists local at Huntington said the picketing would continue until he receives written instructions from the unions National office to return to work. Done to Cross line Between 100 and 150 clerks were ready to report to work tuesday afternoon but were told by their local president not to Cross the machinists picket line because someone might get Hurt. Meanwhile a mass meeting of members of six shop Craft unions was held at Russell ky., tuesday. K. M. Reed president of machinists local 249 said the unionists agreed unanimously cars moving out at rapid Pace local rail service is Back to Normal panel picked by president railway operations on the decision of the Federal govern Pocahontas division of Norfolk ment on the matter. Amp Western line headquartered mail leaving Bluefield for Des in Bluefield were expected to be Tinat ions More than 150 Miles Back to Normal tuesday night away was held up for about 21 As was mail dispatches from hours and the Post office was Bluefield following the Short not accepting parcel Post mail lived machinists strike which until some settlement was Workman said a Survey was closed passenger service to made. Full service has now being made of mines in the Cally for 36 hours and other been restored and the backlog state to determine the actual of service for less time. Of mail was expected to be feet of the strike on the Coal local chairman of the rail cleared out by tuesday night a Road machinists Union c. R. Post office spokesman said. Crowell said the strike was then amp a freight trains be called off and All members Gan moving at 9 . Tuesday were Back on the Job. He said but the first passenger train the Union would abide by the was not due until 6 . And was there hours late. Coal filled cars were being moved from i the Bluefield Yard at a rapid Pace tuesday and tuesday j night. Director of the West Virginia mines department Elmer c. Industry. Coal production was not expected to be Back to Normal for several Days since no empty cars had been moved to the mines since the shutdown. . Planes attack depot missile site Saigon a us. Navy bombers from aircraft carriers in the Tonkin Gulf attacked an Oil depot and a missle site close to Haiphong tuesday and pilots reported heavy damage to both targets. Simultaneously air Force bombers from Thailand bases struck at a Railroad Yard 39 Miles North Northeast of Hanoi and pilots claimed they destroyed or damaged Between 20 and 25 boxcars. The air Campaign Over the Campaign for the past three ing for yet another raid in the months. J much battered a Shau Valley in South Vietnam b52 bombers once the location of a . Army raided enemy positions twice in i special forces Camp until it thua Thien province in the was overrun in March of last Northern part of the country. Year. The targets for the latest the eight engine jes his i r3id. Were infiltration routes tuesday night at communist Tea no from Laos truck parts base Camps and Supply areas 31 Miles Southwest of the ancient and storage areas. A heavy toll of enemy water coastal City of Hue. The bomb Craft was reported in far rang ers returned wednesday morn ing air operations. A a. ,. North dominated the War action to stay off the Job until a new i Jor another Day. Both the contract is signed with the Campo. Am vietnamese Reed said about 3,000 Union members attended the meeting from Russell and Raceland ky., and decided to Send telegrams to other locals asking them to support the action. Island Creek Coal co. Said if. Closed four mines in West Virginia because it had no Railroad cars to fill because of the strike. Eastern associated Coal corp., which is serviced by the a amp of and Norfolk amp Western railway Fred r. Bishop 28, of lash said Day go jets at Keystone no. 1 and Kopperston no. 1 mines were idled tuesday affecting about 1,300. An Eastern spokesman in commands reported scant ground activity tuesday in South Vietnam. . Headquarters made no mention of plane losses in the raids Over North Vietnam but Hanoi s claimed four planes shot Down. Thant still sees bombing halt key associates of Goldberg said they have no knowledge that the Union men not Happy Call it strike breaking new York apr the nation a Railroad men went Back to work at congressional order tuesday and their less than highball Pace resulted in serious service problems on several main lines. Pickets still marched from Ohio to California As president Johnson appointed a conciliation panel to mediate the wage dispute that resulted in the first coast to coast rail strike in 20 years. About 15 per cent of the nations 76 big railroads reported resistance in getting their schedules started again after the two Day stoppage. Included were the new York Central the Santa be and the Baltimore amp Ohio. The Central said it would go into court for an injunction to halt picketing in Cleveland. Disgruntled Union men some calling the act that ended their walkout Quot the strike breaking Law of 1967�?�, carried placards in los Angeles St. Louis Little Rock and through Texas new Mexico Michigan West Virginia and Kentucky. Despite the rectum to work order some Coal mines in West Virginia began to close Down for Lack of rail transport and supervisory personnel handled on a limited basis the movement of perishables throughout the West. The Union Pacific said it was caught with 921 open carloads of fruit and vegetables that were spoiling. A spokesman for the railroads claimed losses were United nations . Iwlm1 a a a Apt Quot to Secretary general u official now Agency Urban mid in. Beurce Tsi a fit a Mir planes were As firn it by convinced As Ever reported by . Officials that. That there can be no vietnamese Thant has made no new moves among the notable the bomb. Since last March Carrier based Navy pilots in to 29, of Montcalm was injured in a mining Accident at Crozier Coal and land co. Mine at Dott. In Mercer county tuesday at 3 30 . The two men were working on claimed heavy damage to a missile site 24 Miles Northwest of Haiphong North Vietnam s major port. Pilots said their bombs and rockets a wrecked few three Miles on their launcher. A ing of North Vietnam is halted. For this reason they say he is standing by his three Point peace plan launched in april 1966, and he feels that it would Thant s three Point peace plan called for a cessation of the bombing of North Vietnam As the first stage to be followed by a de escalation of operations by both sides and the inclusion of Pittsburgh said the 4 . Shift was to report As scheduled. Operations of the Baltimore amp Ohio Railroad. A amp a new York a a. Plan that did not give priority to the National liberation front and sent Orange fire and Smo a g Cessay in of the Viet congas political in rising from the site. Thant is understood to feel any peace talks. Other Navy fliers reported a Bat a Joe key to the situation is in he stated on numerous Occa multiple secondary explosions j Washington where the decision Sions that he had Good reason to and smoke rising 7,000 feet after j Ujj a be Reade on any bombing j believe that a halt in the bomb a Coal digging machine when j Central Pennsylvania Railroad bombing runs against the thi i halt and that there is Little Hoing would Lead to peace Neotia caught in a slate fall which in and we Stern Maryland railway Liet storage depot 10 mi1es j can do at this time except to j tons within two or three weeks. Eluded several tons of Rock and slate. Bishop was killed apparently instantly but Whittaker a Fri agents striking shortly before Dawn tuesday routed 12 North Carolina men from their Beds and arrested them on charges of conspiring to prevent racial integration of schools in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. A county official James Wayne Davis 41, of it. 2, China Grove Rowan registrar of deeds was among those arrested. About 30 Fri agents assisted by local Law enforcement officers made the arrests. The Fri declined to say whether any of those arrested Are klansmen. But in Washington the Fri released pictures showing seven of the 12 arrested wearing what the Fri described As Quot the uniform of the Security guard of the United klans of America inc., knights of the Kun flux the conspiracy said the Fri was carried out by shootings into Homes dynamite no businesses burning churches and residences making threatening Telephone Calls and burning crosses. . Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark said the men were arrested on Bench warrants issued monday in . District court in Greensboro. They were charged with conspiring Quot to deprive citizens of constitutional rights by acts of terrorism and the warrants charged the conspiracy sought to prevent school officials in Rowan and Cabarrus counties from operating schools Quot in a racially free arrested in addition to Davis were Ray Lee Hornbeak 27. Of it 8, Concord a pipe fitter Charles Alexander Outen 28, of China Grove an assistant parts manager at an automobile Dealership Noland Hardin Saf Rit 44, of Kannapolis a textile worker Winfred Edward Brid chanic Marx Wayne Day vault 27, of Kannapolis an automobile parts manager. Also Robert Philmore Hill. 31, of Concord an employee of a Battery company Ronald Lee Mullis 28, of Concord a Mechanic Clifton Wayne Shaver 27, of Rockwell ., an equipment company employee Donald Paul Stewart jr., 36, of Concord a self employed produce Leader Bobby Gene Wagoner 24, of Kannapolis a truck Driver and Homer d. Blackwel Der 40, of Concord a Mechanic. The seven pictured in uniforms As released by the Fri were Hornbeak Outen Safrit Bridges Dayvault Hill and Mullis. In the 21 months covered by the indictment there have been several acts of terrorism in the two counties. Negro parents who sent their children to the previously All a h i t e schools have reported shots fired into ship and Rev Morgan Berh their Homes and other harass j or officiating and burial in ment. I Riffe cemetery at Hanover. Injuries were not considered wednesday serious. Whittaker was treated and re basted at Bluefield sanitarium following the Accident. Born at Hanover Bishop was a son of Howard Bishop of Hanover. He was a member of ikes Fork freewill Baptist Church and United mine workers local 6039 at Dott. Survivors include his wife mrs. Janie Cook Bishop one daughter Debra Bishop and one son Alvin Bishop All of the Home his Stepmother mrs. Irene Bishop of Hanover three Sisters. Mrs. Raymond Bowles of Norge va., mrs. James Cadle of Charleston and Donna sue Bishop of Hanover two Brothers Everette Bishop of Norge and Bobby Bishop of Hanover. Friends May Call at Bailey funeral Home in Princeton today or at the Home of the father Howard Bishop of Hanover after 11 . Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11 . At regular Baptist Church at ikes Fork with Rev. Ray Blanken were All reported to be resuming slowly with full operation expected to be achieved by North Northwest of Haiphong. J remain available As a Channel he declined t o say however. Air Force pilots concent ated of communications with Hanoi that he had received any direct on North Vietnam a rail facilities the target of an incessant he sees . Ambassador a commitment thur j. Goldberg regularly but i thormities. From Hanoi a a a surrender in Nigeria a rebel troops surrender to a Federal nigerian Soldier after losing a Battle for the town of Nukka in the Eastern Region. Federal troops have pushed m a. Deep into secessionist Biafra in the Eastern Region with the of capturing the capital of Enugu. A wire photo Johnson pushes income tax surcharge Washington a president Johnson nudged Congress on tuesday to get Busy next month on a Bill to add a six per cent surcharge to income taxes and boost government revenues by $6 billion. He said there might be some adjustments a presumably these would be upward a although Johnson was not buying that idea at the moment. Riots at Home . Troop Levels i forts to achieve a settlement in Vietnam British plans to draw troops out of the far East. Johnson called the conference primarily to announce the appointment of a five Man panel under the chairmanship of sen. Wayne Morse d-ore., to try to Settle the rail dispute that brought on a crippling two Day nationwide strike until Congress j hurried through a Law monday in one Way or another the tax j night to end it. Question had a bearing on Al the president most every topic that came up in a presidential news conference that ranged around the world. Subjects covered included rounded up members by Telephone from paces As far away As Switzerland Paris and Miami Beach. Morse said in a statement he intends to stress voluntary of that will be fair to the Public the workers and the railroads. Johnson had another announcements that the visit to this country by Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger of West Germany slated originally for july 7-8, now will take place aug. 15-16. The president and Chancellor Are expected to get into Germany a decision to Cut her military forces a a decision that Drew a measure of . Protest against action without consultation with the North Atlantic treaty organization and the Western allies. On another Point of troop dispositions Johnson mildly reproved great Britain for deciding to pull her troops out of Singapore and Malaysia by the mid-1970s. Asked whether he had any comment on that the president answered Quot yes we have expressed ourselves As very hopeful that the British would maintain their interest in that part of the world. We Are very hopeful that they will find it in their interest to do in that part of the world the United states is planning an increase in its own troop level in Vietnam and talking with governments Allied in the War Effort there about raising their troop Levels of the allies Johnson said that a we Are in constant touch with them through our ambassadors. I am not foreclosing All these problems Bear on american tax Bills. And on that Johnson was asked about his thinking on the urgency and timing of an increase. He said he believes very strongly in the recommendations he made to Congress in january for imposing a six per cent surtax on income taxes. Quot there May be some adjustments a he said Quot although i have not decided on he said he Hopes Congress will take up the tax Bill after disposing of social Security legislation by the end of the month. Since he became president Johnson said $24 billion a year in tax reductions have been put into effect and now a we do not think it is unreasonable to ask for the return of a Small portion of that $24 Quot this a he said a would help us meet the costs of our schools our health our poverty program at Home and our needs throughout the world in foreign turn to Pago of col. 7 better break. Nearly Normal service was restored for the half million daily train riders in new York Chicago and Philadelphia. Mail backed up the Post office department in Washington estimated mail service probably would not return to Normal until wednesday. Quot the mail trains Arentt running and we be still got some first class mail backed up a a spokesman said. President Johnson appointed a five Man panel headed by sen. Wayne Morse d-ore., to solve the year Long dispute Between the railroads and six shop Craft unions. Quot of course we Are very hopeful we can get an agreement Between the parties a Johnson said at a White House news conference. Serving with Morse will be Fred Kappel. Retired president of the american Telephone amp Telegraph co. Theodore Kheel new York labor mediator lev Erett Saltonstall former Republican senator from Massachusetts and George Meany president of the Al Cio. Running to Congress Meany in a Miami Beach fla., speech to a Union convention accused the railroads of Quot running to Congress instead turn to Page 2, col. 8 men held for Buchanan jury Jimmy Compton 23. Of Lee master va., was bound Over to the october term of the Buchanan county grand jury after a preliminary hearing tuesday before county judge Pat b. Hale in Grundy on a charge of attempted murder. Compton remained in the Grundy jail with Bond set at $5.000. The charge stems from an alleged running gun Battle with state trooper r. A. Horton and Deputy sheiff Mem Yates when they were attempting to arrest him on a Misdemeanour charge july t at Weller Yard Bridge of Levisa River near Grundy. In other county court action Beverly Johnson 28. Of Council was bound Over to the grand jury on a felony charge of shooting into an occupied dwelling on Garden Creek. He is also charged with maiming and Bond was set at $5.000 for the combined charges. He was lodged in the county jail. Larry Wayne Hall 21, was held for the grand jury on a grand larceny charge. Russell Daugherty 21, of Kelsa va., was also bound Over on a maiming charge

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