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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 19, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia 2 Bluefield doily Telegraph wed., july 19, 1967state s water pollution Law gets both Praise criticism or in Asi n deaths and funerals about 50 Northside Bluefield residents tuesday night formed a a Northside area development organization at the urging of Vista volunteers in service to America and Appala Chain youth volunteers. A Vista spokesman said similar groups have been formed in the area at Wolfe my comas. Freeman Montcalm and Princeton. Vista is an of the Federal office of economic Opportunity Leo. William White of Bluefield a Vista worker who presided Over the meeting during its organizational stages said the principal purpose of the Northside group will be a to Cope with the problems of the Community to do the things that need much of the first session was spent in discussion of a proposed a Freedom school a which miss Jackie Davis a Beckley Vista worker said is designed to emphasize the role of the negro in american and world history. A one reason for the inferiority Complex negroes have today is that they have not been taught that negroes have done great things a she said. A it is important that kids know this. The main purpose of a Freedom school is to bring about racial Pride in Rev. Carrolton Jackson offered the facilities of the it. Zion Baptist Church for the Freedom school which will be open for registrations next monday at 9 . At the Church. Walter derricks of Richmond ky., an appalachian Volunteer a Vista group which does summer work in the appalachians said the Vista people do not expect to participate in the Community action programs but seek Only to get such groups formed and functioning in the various communities. Henry Griffith Henry Cleveland Griff till 81, formerly of Princeton and Beckley died monday at 2 . In a nursing Home in Chula Vista Calif after a lingering illness. He was living with his daughter mrs. Robert Hood of Chula Vista and had been in the nursing Home Only a week when he died. His wife mrs. Clara Susan Griffith preceded him in death by less than two weeks. The body will be brought by plane to Melton mortuary in Beckley where services will be conducted saturday at 2 . Burial will follow in Sunset memorial Park in Beckley. Survivors Are his daughter mrs. Robert Hood five sons Charles and James Griffith of Princeton Marlin and Ardel Griffith of Elyria Ohio or. Duff Griffith of Cuya hoga Falls Ohio and la grandchildren. A Curt Tho High in Mcm Jim i a daytime wednesday to lord of Rte net indicted cantal line i put no a 1 National weather a showers and Thun and the Central and Southern plateaus. It de showers Are expected today in the lower will be cooler in parts of the Northwest warm lakes Region the Carolinas and from the or in the Northern and Southern plateaus Cen Central Gulf coast into the Southern Plains trial Plains Central Gulf and Virginias. A wire photo map weather Johnny r. Lambert Johnny Rufus Lambert 54, of Bee va., died Early tuesday morning in a Marion va., Hospital following a Long illness. Bom in Dickenson county he was a son of the late Clark and Mandy Lambert. Survivors include two Sisters mrs. Alice Barton of Bee and mrs. Martha Bostic of Council a. Three Brothers George w. Lambert of Berwind and James p. And oils w. Lambert of Bee. Funeral services will be conducted thursday at la . At the Otis Lambert residence at Bee with Rev. Milton Boyd and Rev. Carson Powers officiating. Burial will follow in the Lambert cemetery at Bee. The body will be moved from Honaker va., funeral Home to the residence of Otis Lambert wednesday afternoon. The Bluefield rotary club met at noon tuesday at the West virginian hotel with vice president Alvin Platnick presiding. Rotarian George r. Nuckols introduced the guest speaker Hay Wilson publicity chairman for the Summit players. She outlined the history and goals of the Bluefield Community theatre and extended an invitation for membership at $1 per year. Summit players is a nonprofit organization. Members of the theatre group presented the recognition scene from the play Anastasia. Players were Alice Thornhill Nancy Kidd and mrs. Kenneth Branch the scene was directed by Kenneth Branch English supervisor for Mercer county. Guests of the rotarians were Lindsey Alley u. N. Midshipman Duke Wright of Welch Julian Gills of Alexander a. Donald f. Green or. Of Plattsburg n. Y. William Galbraith of Princeton and Chancey lever a Bluefield visitor. Munsey Santon Munsey Santon 61, of St. Albans formerly of Mullens died at St. Albans sunday according to word reaching Bluefield tuesday night. Funeral services and burial were conducted in South Charleston tuesday. A talk on the kiwanis sponsored key club organization for High school boys was Given by Ralph Bird at the weekly meeting of the Matoaka kiwanis club tuesday night at Matoaka High school. Bird who is a former International key club chairman gave a history of key club activity in Matoaka West Virginia land in the p the Matoaka of Ger Quot school key j club was founded in february 1s48, and at that time there were Only five clubs in the r state and 300 in the., country. Lbw there Are Over 3,000 key clubs in the u. S., he said. Matoaka a key club attended the first state convention in 1948 and won the first achievement report award to be Given. The kiwanis club has initiated a mystery member contest during which one member will carry a gift in his pocket to be Given to the fifth Kewanian who shakes his hand during the meeting. The member carrying the gift will be secret. A Ameli reports on Lions convention three openings Are now available on the staff of the Mercer county economic Opportunity corp., according to officials of the organization. The corporation is trying to fill the positions of assistant director part time information specialist and neighbourhood aide for Bluefield. A College degree administrative experience and familiarity with Community development work Are desirable for assistant director applicants. The information specialist should have abilities in Carbon ing Art and film strip making. Applications will be accepted at the organizations office on the second floor of the Bluefield municipal building. Previously received applications will be reviewed by corporation officials so that anyone who has submitted an application in the past need not submit another. Washington a two More Virginia servicemen were listed tuesday by the defense department As killed in the Vietnam fighting. They were army spec. 4 per Nell r. Claud son of or. And mrs. John m. Claud of Newport news and army pfc. Terry d. Alsup son of or. And mrs. Pete c. Alsup of Cleveland in Russell county. Three area students graduate at Roanoke three area men have enlisted in the u. Navy through the Bluefield recruiting office in the Federal building and Are now undergoing training at great lakes 111. The men Are Earl Dwight Lovell grandson of or. And mrs. Charles q. Duncan of Narrows va., Wayne Ferguson son of or. And mrs. Eugene t. Ferguson of Freeman and Stephen Bernard Orey son of or. And mrs. Robert e. Orey also of Freeman. All three men enlisted in the Navy a 120-Day delay program. Lovell was formerly employed in Jacksonville n. C., Ferguson and Orey Are 1967 graduates of Bramwell High school and enlisted under the buddy plan. A report on the International Lions club convention in Chicago 111., was Given by Nick Ameli or. At the weekly meeting of the Bluewell Lions club tuesday night at Frankie a la Saluta club in Bluewell. While at the convention Ameli was inducted at a District governor of Lions International. Edward Slagle newly elected president was in charge of his first meeting last night. Joe Vinciguerra gave a report on the clubs sight conservation program. A club picnic was planned for August with details to be set later. By Laws for the Montcalm improvement association were discussed at a meeting of the association tuesday night at the Montcalm school. The meeting was called to order by president Vernon Fields and the by Laws were read and discussed in relation to the charter of the association. A motion was made by Lillian Shewbridge for an advisory committee to obtain information on census forms. After further study draft copies of the by Laws will be distributed to the Public. The next meeting of the Montcalm improvement association will be held july 25 at 7 30 in the Montcalm Hope Sandlick resurfacing set the state Road commission tuesday opened the apparent Low bid for resurfacing 4.97 Miles of the new Hope Sandlick Road. W and h. Contracting co., of Bluefield was Low bidder at $44,834. Bids for the entire state total de nearly $868,000, most of the projects consisted of improvements to existing Road surfaces. The Only non resurfacing Prol eels include the construction of traffic dividers at the intersection of u. 119 and w. A. 85 in Madison Boone comity and at the intersection of u. 33 and w. A. 25 in Charleston. Special service slated thursday a special pre a pastoral anniversary service will be conducted thursday at 7 30 a in. At the Church of god in Christ Princeton. Elder Hunter from White Sulphur will be guest speaker. Music will be by his singers. The service is for elder g. F. Walker. Mother Lula Murray will a in charge. Rev. W. Ii. Harris of Bland Street ame Church will preach an 8 . Service Friday at the Church of god in Christ at 201 Reese St. In Bluefield. His Church choir will also be present to furnish the music. Elder j. E. Gibson of the Host Church will Welcome the visitors

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