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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 19, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia 2 Bluefield doily Telegraph wed., july 19, 1967state water pollution Law gets both Praise criticism Sisson Viilet a dilemma aired Charleston a West Virginia a water pollution Law tuesday was criticized As be tag a woefully inadequate and then praised As being one of the strongest in the nation. The Praise and criticism came during a four hour legislative interim committee bearing called especially to probe into the critical pollution problem of the Pocataligo River in Roane and Kanawha counties. Salt brine washed into the River from Oil and Gas Well operators has Cut off the fresh water Supply for the town of Sissonville. Following tuesdays hearing the legislative committee members said the subject of calling a special session of the legislature to consider the Sissonville water dilemma was not brought up. Working together legislative leaders said the Days activities did show however that state agencies involved in the crisis now Are working together and a now that they have cooperated we feel there has been a great Deal of Progress toward solving the problem. But witnesses appearing before the legislative committee generally agreed that no Date is in sight when the River can be used again for drinking water. One of the principal topics tuesday was the adequacy of the current water pollution Law. Sen. Carl e. Gainer a Nicho Las defended the Law As being Tough enough to Deal with the pollution problems of the state As a whole provided state agencies enforce the Law. Gainer said the current water pollution act is a was Strong As any measure in the gainer added that a it is not believed that the failure to Correct the Sissonville problem is due to inadequacies in the act. A special session of the legislature is not More authority Edgar Henry natural resources department water division chief testified that the Law should be tightened and strengthened to give his office More authority in cracking Down on polluters. Other witnesses said the a taters problems in stemming Salt brine pollution from the Gas and Oil Well drillers was caused by Lack of experience with drilling operations. The committee was Tow the problem started when most of the some 400 Oil and Gas operators in the Walton area pumped Salt tone into surface i Ponds which Drain into the Pocataligo and its tributaries. Now that operators Are required to pump the Salt brine Back underground and Are required to empty die Salt water Ponds to end further pollution state officials said they thought the problem is on the Way to being solved. Inadequate cooperation in a joint statement following the committee executive session Senate president Howard w. Carson and House speaker h. Laban White said the problem evidently has been inadequate cooperation among state agencies. They said the departments of natural resources health mines and the attorney general have been asked to a continue to cooperate to meet this problem and give a further report to the interim committee at its next session aug. 13-15. Beaver class of �?T57 plans for reunion classmates of the graduating class of 1957 of Beaver High school Are asked to turn reservations in to reunion chairman Eddie Mcquail id. Or reunion treasurer mrs. Danny Isabelle Looney Simmons of Jefferson Street. The reunion has been scheduled for the weekend of aug. 5-6 at the West virginian hotel. Emcee for the banquet will be James Mcmullin ii. Dixie tickle Pruett and Cecile Stanley Gilmore Are in charge of decorations favors and awards Gaye Nabors Riddle Welcome and hospitality Mary Bailey Cain class directory. Mrs. Eleanor Richardson Ammar is co chairman with Mcquail. Deaths and funerals mrs. Rosa Ward mrs. Rosa Clementine Ward 78, of Whitewood va., died in a Richlands. Va., Hospital tuesday night following a Long illness. She was the widow of Arch t. Ward who died in i960. Bom in Buchanan county. A. She was a daughter of the late Thomas m. And Abigail keen Toosley. A Buchanan county resident All of her life she was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include four daughters mrs. Edna Day of Norfolk a. Mrs. Thelma Wim Mer mrs. Beulah White of Whitewood and mrs. Orpha Dawson of Jackson. Ohio three sons. Thurman Ward of Grundy a. Clyde of Jewell Valley and Hassel erf Collinsville a five Sisters. Mrs. Ida Ratliff of Grundy mrs. Lydia Mullins of Iaeger. Mrs. Nanny Humphries of Union mrs. Creda Mcneil of Rich Creek va., and mrs. Venia Sparks of Jewell Ridge a. 21 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted thursday at 1 . At Flatwood Church on Compton Mountain with Rev. John Kennedy and Rev. Richard Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow in Knob cemetery at Jewell Ridge Charlotte mixer funeral services for Charlotte Siner 14, of it. 1, Rock will be conducted today at 2 30 . At Bailey funeral Home in Princeton. Rev. Milburn Bailey will officiate and burial will follow in Roselawn cemetery. She was a daughter of Printus and Margaret b. Siner and was a rising 10th grader at Spanishburg High school. She died monday night in Bluefield sanitarium following a Brief illness. Pallbearers John Ellis. Basil Basham Dale Tolliver Kerry Henty Griffith Henry Cleveland Griffith 81, formerly of Princeton and Beck Ley 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 to 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 11 grandchildren. The body will be moved from a a Davis and Roger and Jackie Hurst Scott funeral Home at Richlands a. To the residence wednesday afternoon 1 Bishop. Spanishburg High students will carry Flowers. Mrs. Ethel Hager mrs. Ethel Hall Hager. 74, of the Airport Road Bluefield died tuesday morning in a Princeton Hospital. She was the widow of Walter Lee Hager who died july 1. Bom at Honaker va., she was a daughter of the late William e. And Molly w. Hall. She was a member of the first Lewis Long Lewis Gaston Long 62, of Rich Creek va., died monday at 11 . At his Home after a Long illness. He was Bora near Peterstown sept. 2, 1905 and was the son of the late Luther and Cynthia Long. He resided at Rich Creek for the past 26 years. He was a former employee of Radford Arsenal at Radford a. And attended the Church of god. His Church of god. Survivors include five a ugh wife Annie preceded him in ters mrs. Phillip Byrd mrs. 1 death in 1960. 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 con i ducted thursday at 11 . 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. Northside area group formed 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. National weather a showers and thundershowers Are expected today in the lower lakes Region the Carolinas and from the Central Gulf coast into the Southern Plains and the Central and Southern plateaus. It will be cooler in parts of the Northwest warmer in the Northern and Southern plateaus Central Plains Central Gulf and Virginias. A War photo map Kelly Kipfinger and mrs. Clifton Hager of Bluefield mrs. Paul Cohins of Pearisburg va., and mrs. William Wimmer of Winston Salem n. Sex Sisters mrs. Let a Harmon of Princeton mrs. Howard Cox mrs. Fred Belcher mrs. Virgie Shrader and mrs. Willard Rolen of Bluefield mrs. Frank Hefner of Charleston two Brothers Alec Hall of Princeton and Alfred Hall of California Nina grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted thursday at 2 . At Hawkins funeral Chapel in Bluefield with Rev. H. Clay Dunaway officiating. Burial will survivors Are six daughters mrs. Ruth Cromer of Luke md., mrs. Loella ser Perman of Salem va., mrs. Virginia Craw Ford of Greenville Nellie Divitti and Cornelia Long All of Rich Creek a sister mrs. Virgie Dunn of Peterstown three sons Lewis l. And Aubrey w. Long of Salem Donald d. Long of Roanoke. A. Three Brothers Ray Long of Bluff City va., Charlie Long of Bozoo Arthur Long of Peterstown a nod 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted thursday at 2 . At the first Church of god in Rich Creek with Rev. Irene Terrell officiating. Burial will follow in follow in Monte Vista Park Rich Creek cemetery. Cemetery. Friends May Call at Broyles friends May ea11 at the Funer funeral Chapel in Peterstown. Al Home after 4 . Wednes j the body will be taken to the Day. Talk presented on key clubs 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 Chib 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 a a in the the Matoaka Hgt school key club was founded in february 1s48, and at that time there were Only five clubs in the Robert Pruner Robert Pruner 17 months son of or. And mrs. Cecil primer of Council va., died in a Church one hour prior to services. Mcdowell singers to Convene sunday the Mcdowell county singing association will Convene sunday at the Advent Christian Church Newhall from 1 to 4 . Eufield daily Telegraph Abi shed 1893 published Ever King by the Dally Telegraph printing 413 Bland Street Bluefield w. A. Tuber of the associated is which la exclusively entitled to use or publication of All news itches credited to this paper and the local news published therein. Subscription rates Carrier Dally end sunday 50c per put mail la first and second Monea All of West Virginia �6 00 per year to other Sone furnished on App a member audit Bureau of Orcus rising representative a the Kim by inc Telephone 327-6171 sgt. Robert Steele funeral arrangements remain incomplete for sgt. Robert a a. A a. _. L. Steele 43, of it. Hood Tex., Grundy Hospital tuesday mom a red july 12 at Brooke tag after a Brief illness. Army Hospital at it. Sam hous survivors Are three Sisters j ten tax Anna Ruth Brenda and Linda year was a son Pruner All of the Home three Brothers Floyd Henry and Johnny Pruner All of the Home his maternal grandmother mrs. Clementine Johnson of Council and his paternal grandparents. Or. And mrs. James Pruner of Honaker. A. Funeral services will be con of William Steele of Mousie ky., and the late Cora Steele. He had served in the armed forces for 26 years and was a world War n Veteran. Survivors include his wife Vera Steele two daughters Lois and Lillian Steele of Killeen Tex. Three Brothers c. E. Ducted thursday at 11 . At and William Steele of Keystone Cornice Baptist Church in Council with elder Henry Viers and elder Franklin Viers officiating. Burial will follow in Johnson cemetery in Council. The body has been taken from Haysi funeral Home in Haysi a. To the Home of Hia grandmother mrs. Clementine Johnson. John Genad Opolas John Genadopoulas 78, of Kimball died suddenly tuesday morning at his Home. Bora in Greece he had lived in Mcdowell county for 50 years and had operated West Virginia grocery co. At Kimball he was a member of the greek orthodox Church in Roanoke a. And Ray Steele of Vallscreek two Sisters Helen Steele of Martinsville and mrs. Lois White of Clothier. Talasek Harper funeral Home in Killeen Tex., is in charge of arrangements. Lena Woiblett Lena Rose Woiblett of 128 Union ., Bluefield died Early tuesday morning at her Home. Born at Gretna va., she was a daughter of the late or. And mrs. Emile Woiblett. She was a member of Grace methodist Church order of Eastern Star and the White shrine and had lived in Bluefield most of her life. Survivors include seven nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be con Munsey Santon Munsey Santon 61, of . Albans formerly of Mullens died at . Albans sunday according to word reaching Bluefield tuesday night. Funeral services and burial were conducted in South Charleston tuesday. Russell Soldier Battle casualty 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 xt1 Usu it virus m me mrs. John m. Claud of Newport j. Ate and 300 in the country. News and army pfc. Terry d. New there Are Over a a Kph Alsup son of or. And mrs. Pete c. Alsup of Cleveland in Russell county. A three area men enlist in the Navy 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 1201ay 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 a cad thursday at 11 . At ters mrs. Mary Balasis of Kimball mrs. Virginia Doris of Trenton n. J., mrs. Katherine Pantelidis of Trenton and mrs. Hawkins funeral Chapel in Bluefield with Rev. William d. Slates officiating. Burial will a a. Follow in Maple Park cemetery Bessie Samaras of Annapolis Bluefield my. Two sons George Genadopoulas of Pearisburg va., and Mike Genadopoulas with the u. Navy at san Diego Calif. One sister in Greece 10 grandchildren. The body was taken to Bennett funeral Home at Kimball funeral arrangements Are incomplete. Ronald Marsh funeral arrangements for Ronald Marsh 22, of Richmond a. Formerly of Pocahontas and Bluefield va., remain incomplete but will be arranged by Graham funeral Home in Bluefield a. Friends May Call at the funeral Home after noon thursday. He was killed in a two car collision at Powhatan va., a a a Richmond monday afternoon. Friends May Call at the funeral borne after 4 . Wednesday. Funerals Alberty Claude s., 61, of big Sandy thursday at 2 . At big Sandy Assembly of god Church with Rev. Riley England officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell cemetery at Hensley. The body will be moved from fanning funeral Home at Welch to the residence at 4 . Wednesday. Ferguson Charles William 107 fourth ., Bluefield today at 2 . At Hawkins funeral Chapel in Bluefield. Burial will follow in Monte Vista Park cemetery. By Laws discussed by Montcalm group 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 school. A a a a a a a special service slated thursday a special pre pastoral anniversary service will be conducted thursday at 7 30 . 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 be in charge. New 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 a report on the International Lions club convention in Chicago i 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. -4--- new 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 Hie entire state total de nearly $858,000. Most of the projects consisted of improvements to existing Road surfaces. The Only non resurfacing prefects include the construction of traffic dividers at the intersection of u. 119 and w. A. 85 in Madison Boone county and at the intersection of u. 35 and w. A. 25 in Charleston. --4- Friday service Rev. W. H. Harris of Bland Street ame Church will preach an 8 . Service Friday at the Church of god in Christ at 201 Reese . 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. Livestock sold at Wytheville hogs veal lambs Slaughter ewes Slaughter and Stock feeder cattle were sold tuesday at the Wytheville va., livestock Market. Prices paid in individual classifications were As follows hogs. 22 sold a top weighing 239 pounds $21.80 heavy butchers weighing 255-295. $20-21 Light butchers weighing in $20 Butcher sows $15-17.75. Veal 11 sold a Choice and prime $33.25 heavy $31 Light $33 Good $32 Standard $29-30 i ambs 592 sold a prime $24.50 Choice $23.70 Good $20.90 Utility $18. Slaughter ewes 71 sold $3-7. Slaughter cattle 120 sold a steers Good $24.50 Heuvers Good $20-22.75 Standard $18-21.25 Utility $15 25-18 cows commercial $18-19.75 Utility $15.25-18.25 canner and Cutter $13.75-16.50 bulls commercial and Good $22-23.50 canner and Utility $19-22. Stock feeder cattle a 0 sold steer calves Good $25.50.27 medium $24.75-25.25 inferior and common $19.50-23 Heifer calves Good $22.50-23.70 yearling heifers Good $21.70-22 75 yearling steers Good $23.90-25 medium $22.50-23 75 inferior and common $20-22.80 heavy feeders medium $20.25-22.50. Three area students graduate at Roanoke three students from the Bluefield area have graduated from National business College in Roanoke a. The graduation exercises were held at the Kazim Temple in Roanoke. The commencement address was delivered by the rep. William c. Wampler. The three students Are Gloria own Hombarger daughter of or. And mrs. Leon b. Hombarger of Squire graduated with honors in the stenographic course. She was a member of the Alpha Delta Zeta social sorority. Sandra Jean Morgan graduated in the medical secretarial course. She was a member of the Bowling team and the Alpha Tau Omega sorority. Her parents Are or. And mrs. Thomas v. Morgan of Gary. Roger Lee Stiltner graduated in the business administration accounting course. He was treasurer of the business science society. He is the son of or. And mrs. Alva Stiltner of Grundy a. A a a or. Lyons Heads osteopathic group Chicago apr. Earl k. Lyons of Chandler ariz., a general practitioner and Hospital administrator was installed tuesday As the 70th president of the american osteopathic association. Or. Lyons 45, succeeded or. John w. Hayes of East Liverpool Ohio As chief spokesman of the nations 13,000 doctors of osteopathy. He was installed during the organizations annual business meeting. A native of Williamsport pa., or. Lyons received his Bachelor of science degree from Davis amp Elkins College in Elkins w. A. He was graduated from the Kansas City to College of osteopathy and surgery in 1950. A a. A Road death report by the associated press state police reported t jew Day killed on state roads this year 241 killed to this Date last year 263 a Matoaka revival a revival is now in Progress at Matoaka pentecostal holiness Church at 7 30 . Each evening with Rev. Don Elliot pastor of the Church As the speaker. Weather by the associated press High Low or. Albany Cloudy. 83 60 Albuquerque Clear 86 58 Atlanta Cloudy. 81 62 Bismarck Cloudy 93 59 Bluefield Cloudy 87 58 t Boise Clear. 92 59 a a Boston Cloudy. 70 64 Buffalo Cloudy 87 64 Chicago rain. 76 68 .05 Cincinnati Clear. 82 57 Cleveland rain 87 58 .18 Denver Clear. 82 55 .01 Des Moines Cloudy 85 61 Detroit rain. 83 62 .04 Fairbanks rain. 70 46 .01 fort Worth Cloudy. 79 70 .04 Helenea Cloudy. 82 50 .05 Honolulu Cloudy 88 76 Indianapolis Cloudy 87 61 .03 Jacksonville Cloudy 83 72 Juneau Cloudy. 63 45 .02 Kansas City Clear. 81 68 los Angeles Clear. 82 63 Louisville Clear. 84 60 Memphis Cloudy. 86 65 Miami Clear. 86 65 Milwaukee fog. 80 62 .01 mpls.-. P., Clear. 85 58 Montreal Cloudy 78 60 new Orleans Cloudy 88 66 new York Cloudy 82 69 okla. City Cloudy. 69 65 .35 Omaha Cloudy. 83 60 Philadelphia Cloudy 86 70 Phoenix Cloudy 105 78 Pittsburgh Clear. 84 56 a tend me., fog. 68 59 a a it Len ore., Cloudy 75 59 rapid City Cloudy. 78 63 Richmond Cloudy 84 67 . Louis Clear. 85 64 Salt la. City Clear. 90 60 san Diego Clear. 75 64 san fran., Clear a 61 53 a a Seattle Cloudy. 73 57 Tampa Cloudy. 86 76 Washington Clear 84 67 .10 Winnipeg Cloudy 85 55 a miss tag Johnson continued from Page one Aid in Vietnam and in troop deployments in other As to whether he might give any indication about his thinking in terms of More than a six per cent increase Johnson told the reporters a when i do i will let you the questioning swung around to presidential views on the violence that erupted in Newark and Plainfield n.j., in the past few Days. The difficulties that come in the Wattles the new Aries and other places Johnson said in Phaize that the american people must get on with the Job of improving living conditions educational and employment opportunities Quot where the people Are and they Are in the he said government has tried to help through rent supplements and Model cities programs and by stepping up efforts to provide summer and full time jobs for the poor. But these he conceded have not remedied the situation. As usual the news conference it used heavily on Vietnam and to a Lesse extent on the Mideast. On Vietnam John Jwj said that a it is True that in May and june . Casualties were higher than those of South Vietnam and the allies. But this was a because of the location of the fighting and there Are Perio d in which the sit u on As to losses is reversed. He said he does no to think a we really gain a a thing by pointing out this country or that country lost in Ore yesterday than the one the Day As for reports of a changed us. Attitude toward red China j Huson said he knows of no change but that be has made it Clear in a Good Many that a we would like to see All of the nations of the world join in the Community of nations and try to learn to work together and to live together in peace and die Middle fast came into the picture when Johnson was asked what was happening to . Efforts to get the soviet Union to go along on holding Down arms shipments to the rival israeli and Arab forces. Johnson said he and soviet Premier Alexei n. Kosygin talked about that at their meeting in Glas Sotoro n.j., last month. But he said the United states has been unable to get an agreement Summit group gives sketch 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 Kay 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. Etc reports Job openings 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 that anyone who has submitted an application in the past need not submit another. Conciliation continued from Page one of bargaining to end the strike. A this May be a hollow Victory for Railroad management a he said. A if people cannot sit Down together to bargain then something has happened to the Back to work legislation signed monday by Johnson requires a government devised settlement if unions and management done to reach agreement within 90 Days. The strike May not be resumed during that period a a Cooling off interval which could be extended to 1969. The White House had expressed deep concern about the effect of the stoppage on the movement of farm goods to Market and armaments and supplies to shipping Points for Vietnam. But there was widespread bitterness among the 137,000 machinists electricians boilermakers Carmen firemen and oilers who were ordered Back to work. A if the Johnson administration had just kept its nose out of this dispute in the first place it would have been solved this time without a strike a said a Union Man . Peck of . Paul Man. A now nothing is really Joseph Ramsey vice president of the of Trio International association of machinists snapped a it is a sad Day for american workers when Congress becomes the nation no. 1 strike the workers who now average from $2.94 to $3.05 per hour were seeking increases of 6.5 per cent this year and 5 per cent next year plus 12.5 cents per hour each year for higher skilled men. The railroads reportedly offered a 6 per cent wage hike Over in months and a five cent raise for skilled workers

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