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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 19, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia Water. Pollution controls in state praised and criticized hearing. Page 2. Vol. Xxii no. 200 Zailn in trim Pilj second class postage paid Bluefield. W. Va., and add l offices Bluefield w. Va., wednesday morning july 19, 1967 weather. Fair somewhat Wanner today. High 78-15. Partly Cloudy warm thursday Chance of afternoon show ers. 7 cents i cents a daily sundae some rail lines slow to restart after strike halt cars moving out rapid Pace wow. /.y.v. A a a a 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 per Mit a 35 per cent variation in the population of congressional j districts until 1972 was agreed i to tentatively tuesday by House i and Senate conferees. After 1972, under the agreement the maximum variation permissible Between the largest and smallest districts in a state would be to 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 Ceiler. D-., chairman of the House conferees said an impasse has developed Over whether the proposed Law should ban gerrymandering or whether he Issue should be left to the states. He said conferees will meet again probably next week. A 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 The scene of peace after National guardsmen and state troopers were withdrawn Mon injunction bars pickets from a amp of order signed by Christie Coal production hit by the associated press Federal judge Sidney l. Christie granted a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 Bluefield was directed 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 were Back on the Job. He said but the first passenger train the Union would abide by the i was not due until 6 . And local rail service is Back to Normal railway operations on the decision of the Federal govern Pocahontas division of Norfolk ment on the matter. K 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 inside Abby. Add years comics. Classified. Crossword editorials. 12 Graham 12 l. People 13 movies 11 Princeton 12 society. 5 4 sports. 0 Goren. 12 stocks 12 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 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 returned once More on Busy traffic clogged streets and the 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 can to be easily erased because of the destruction wrought. A massive cleanup was seeded. Rotting garbage and tons of debris were being cleared away. In Fred r. Bishop Virginia sunday. 450 stay away about 450 Union workers stayed away from their jobs 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 Huntington said the picketing would continue until he receives written instructions from the unions National office to return to work. Was there hours late. Coal filled cars were toeing moved from the Bluefield Yard a rapid Pace tuesday and tuesday night. Director of the West Virginia not accepting parcel Post mail mines department Elmer c. Until some settlement was work said a Survey was made. Full service has now being made of mines in the been restored and the backlog state to determine the actual of of mail was expected to be feet of the strike on the Coal Industry. Post office spokesman said. Coal production was not sex then amp a freight trains be petted to be Back to Normal members Gan moving 9 . Tuesday for several Days since no empty cars had been moved to the mines since the shutdown. Bluefield following the Short lived machinists strike which closed passenger service locally for 36 hours and other service for less time. Local chairman of the rail cleared out by tuesday night a Road machinists Union c. R. Crowell said the strike was called off and All . Planes attack depot missile site Saigon a us. Navy bombers from aircraft carriers done to Cross line in the Tonkin Gulf attacked an Between too and 150 clerks Oil Andna my Sale Sims de were ready to report to work t0 harping tuesday and plots tuesday afternoon but were told by their local president not reported heavy damage to both targets. Campaign for the months. In South Vietnam. B52 bombers raided enemy positions twice in thua Thien province in the Northern part of the country. The eight engine jes his to Cross the machinists picket simultaneously air Force tuesday night communist line because someone might get bombers from Thailand bases Hurt. Struck a Railroad Yard 39 meanwhile a mass meeting Railes North Northeast of Hanoi of members of six shop Craft and pilots claimed they reunions was held Russell ky., strayed or damaged Between 20 tuesday. K. M. Reed president and 25 boxcars. Base Camps and Supply areas 31 Miles Southwest of the ancient coastal City of Hue. The bombers returned wednesday morn past three ing for yet another raid in the much battered a Shau Valley once the location of a . Army special forces Camp until was overrun in March of last year. The targets for the latest raid were infiltration routes leading from Laos truck parts and storage areas. A heavy toll of enemy water Craft was reported in far ranging air operations. 12 Carolina men arrested in plot on integration Salisbury . 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 i. 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 a 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 a 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 front operating schools a in a racially free manner arrested in addition to Davis were Ray Lee Hornbeak 27, of . 8, Concord a pipe fitter Charles Alexander out in 28, of China Grove an assistant parts manager an automobile Dealership Noland Hardin sat Rit 44. Of Kannapolis a textile worker Winfred Eduard Brid Ges 28, of Kannapolis a Mechanic Marx Wayne Dayvault 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 for 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 e schools have reported shots fired into their Homes and other harassment. Miner killed another Hurt Fred r. Bishop 28, of Lashmeet was killed and another Miner Clarence Whittaker 29, of Montcalm was injured in a mining Accident Crozier Coal and land co. Mine Dott in Mercer county tuesday 3 30 . The two men were working on a Coal digging machine when caught in a slate fall Thich included several tons of Rock and slate. Bishop was killed apparently instantly but Whittaker a injuries were not considered serious. Whittaker was treated and re pasted Bluefield sanitarium following the Accident. Born 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 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 Cadie of Charleston and Donna sue Bishop of Hanover two Brothers Everette Bishop of Norge and Bobby Bishop of Hanover. Friends May Call Bailey funeral Home in Princeton today or the Home of the father Howard Bishop of Hanover after la . Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted Friday la am. regular Baptist Church ikes Fork with Rev. Ray Blankenship and Rev. Morgan berber officiating and burial in Riff cemetery Hanover. Of machinists local 249 said the unionists agreed unanimously to stay off the Job until a new contract is signed with the a amp of. J 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 . Closed four mines in West Virginia because had no Railroad cars to fill because of the strike. Eastern associated Coal corp., i which is serviced by the a amp of and Norfolk amp Western railway said Day shifts Keystone no. J i and Kopperston no. I mines were idled tuesday affecting about 1,300. An Eastern spokesman in Pittsburgh said the 4 . Shift was to report As scheduled. Operations of the Baltimore amp Ohio Railroad a amp a new York Central Pennsylvania Railroad and Western Maryland railway were All reported to be resuming slowly with full operation expected to be achieved by wednesday. The air Campaign Over the North dominated the War action for yet another Day. Both the . And South vietnamese commands reported scant ground activity tuesday in South Vietnam. . Headquarters made no mention of plane losses in the raids Over North Vietnam but Thant still sees bombing halt key United nations . Apy a Secretary general u Hanoi s official news Agency Thant is said by . Sources to claimed four planes were shot Down. Among the notable strikes Carrier based Navy pilots claimed heavy damage to a missile site 24 Miles Northwest of Haiphong North Vietnam s major port. Pilots said their bombs and rockets wrecked ,.t a 1 he Futi e to put Forward any new three Miles on their launcher 4u a i. Associates of Goldberg said they have no knowledge that the question of Vietnam has come up in recent conversations. is be As firmly convinced As Ever reported by unt officials that that there can be no vietnamese Thant has made no new moves peace talks until the . Bombs East March 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 would and sent Orange fire and smoke rising from the site. Other Navy fliers reported plan that did not give priority to a cessation of the bombing. Thant is understood to feel that the key to the situation is in Thant s three Point peace plan called for a cessation of the Bombi Rug of North Vietnam As the first stage to be followed by a de escalation of operations by both sides and the inclusion of the National liberation front the Viet congas political in any peace talks. He stated on numerous Occa multiple secondary explosions Washington where the decision Sions that he had Good reason to and smoke rising 7,000 feet after bombing runs against the Thi Liet Oil storage depot to Miles North Northwest of Haiphong. Air Force pilots concent ated on North Vietnam a rail facilities the target of an incessant will be made on any bombing halt and that there is Little he can do this time except to remain available As a Channel of communications with Hanoi. Believe that a halt in the bombing would Lead to peace negotiations within two or three weeks. He declined o say however that he had received any direct he sees . Ambassador a commitment Thor j. Goldberg regularly but thormities. From Hanoi 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 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 apr 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 the moment. In one Way or another the tax question had a bearing on almost every topic that came up in a presidential news conference that ranged around the world. Subjects covered included riots 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 hurried through a Law monday night to end . The president rounded up member 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 tile 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. 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 a yes we have expressed ourselves As very hopeful that the British would the president and Chancellor i maintain their interest Iii that 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. Part of the world. We Are very hopeful that they will find in their interest to do Iii 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 Ain not foreclosing .�?� a 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. A there May be some adjustments a a he said a although i have not decided on any. 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 is unreasonable to ask Tor the return of a Small portion of that $24 a this a he said a would help us meet the costs of our schools our health our poverty program Home and Otler needs throughout the world in foreign turn to Page i col. 7 conciliation panel picked by president Union men not Happy Call strike breaking new York a the nations Railroad men went Back to work 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 would go into court for an injunction to halt picketing in Cleveland. Disgruntled Union men some calling the act that ended their walkout a the strike breaking Law of 1967�?�, carried placards in los Angeles . 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 was caught with 921 open carloads of fruit and vegetables that were spoiling. A spokesman for the railroads claimed losses were Well into the millions. Commuters had a 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. A 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. A of course we Are very hopeful we can get an agreement Between the Johnson said a White House news conference. Serving with Morse will be Fred Rappel. Retired president of the american Telephone amp Telegraph co. Theodore Kheel new York labor mediator Leverett 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 a running to Congress instead turn to Page 2, col. I 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 $5,000. The charge stems from an alleged running gun Battle with state trooper r. A. Horton and Deputy sheiff Vera Yates when they were attempting to arrest him on a Misdemeanour charge july i 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 la also charged with maiming and Bond was set $5,000 for the combined charges. He was lodged in the county jail. Larry Wayne Hall 21. Wit held for the grand jury on a grand larceny charge. Russell Daugherty 21, of Kelava va., wan also bound Over on a maiming charge

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