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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 19, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia Bluefield doily title rope wed., july 19, 1967 Hong Kong police troops raid terrorist strongholds reds continue violence spree Hong Kong a police and military forces staged lightning raids on terrorist strongholds tuesday night but the communists kept up their violence by bombing government buildings and burning cars. Weapons some homemade bombs and photos of police who May have been marked for assassination were seized in police raids on three communist Headquarters in this Colony next door to red China. Several persons were arrested. In one raid police used acetylene torches to Burn their Way through heavy Iron doors. They found sharpened rods Metal chains propaganda material and loudspeakers. In other raids they found knives Spears bombs and water pistols filled with acid. Wave of terror continuing a wave of terror that has lasted More than a week communists threw a bomb at a Post office injuring two men. Terrorists also threw bombs at a building housing the families of police at a police Headquarters and at a health Center. There were no injuries and Little damage. In the face of the latest British government crackdown on suspected communist strongholds the 16-Story Bank of Chine considered the Headquarters Lor the communist Campaign of political harassment and terrorist violence seemed to be preparing for raiders. Bank workers were observed on the roof of the building placing barricades apparently de signed As defences against pos sible helicopter landings of Brit ish troops or Hong Kong police j Bank stocked the Bank is reported stocked with a four month Supply of food j and fuel. Government sources say the Bank is equipped for use As a communist command Post Complete with radio communications emergency Power generators and self contained water systems. Red China a official news Agency said communists in Hong Kong Are going All out to launch a a tit for Tat struggle against the colonial government. The new China news Agency claimed British police and military. Raids on terrorist Headquarters is an attempt a to save their tottering Rule in Hong this seemed to imply that the chinese communists Hope to take Over Hong Kong As some British fear. Whatever the reason for the violence which has continued intermittently for two months the British have made Clear they Are going to stick it out in the Colony. Recently Tough gurkha soldiers recruited from Nepal were flown in from Malaysia. Defense minister Denis Healey said in London the Hong Kong military Garrison May be increased.  --4. Stock prices at Tazewell hogs veal lambs and Slaughter cattle were sold monday on the Tazewell va., livestock j Market. Prices in the individual i classifications were hogs 14 sold top weighing 215, $22 heavy butchers weighing 250, $21 Light butchers. Weighing 175, $20.75 Butcher sows $16-16.25 feeder pigs under 60 pounds by head $8.50-$12.50. Veal 130 sold a Choice and prime $33.60 heavy $32 Light $32.80 Good $30 Standard $26.50 Utility $25. Heavy Slaughter calves Good and Choice Over 300 pounds $23 24. Lambs 1,000 sold a prime. $24.50 Choice $23.50 Good $20.25 Utility $18.75 culls 15.75. Slaughter ewes 50 sold $4-6. Slaughter cattle 65 sold a heifers Standard $17.75-20.25 Utility $16.75-17.75. Cows commercial $18-19.75 Utility $15.50-18.75 canner and Cutter $12-16.25. Bulls commercial and Good $22.50-23.75 Cutter and Utility $19.50-22.25. On the Russell county va., Lamb Sale at Lebanon 400 lambs were sold. Prices were prime. $24 Choice $23 Good $20 Utility $18. Fifty five Slaughter ewes were sold $3-6. Directors uphold zoning commission the Bluefield Board of directors tuesday approved a recommendation of the Bluefield zoning commission and declined to Grant a request for rezoning the Corner of Leatherwood Lane and College Avenue from residential to business. The original request was made by Humble Oil co. So the firm could build a service station on the Corner. However after residents of the area objected by partition and in person the zoning commission recently declined to recommend the change and instead recommended the Board of directors do likewise. The Board reviewed the recommendation last week heard further discussion on the request and passed final judgement tuesday refusing to permit the zoning change. In other action at the tuesday Board meeting in the municipal building Blue Ridge amusement operated by Don Keesling offered a bid of $3,-973 for operation of Concession stands at Mitchell stadium from aug. 1, 1967, to june 3fl, 1968. The firm agreed to pay the amount in three instalments the first payment aug. 1, the second sept. 1 and the third oct. 1 1967. The City manager Howard Leist is to study the bid and make a recommendation to the Board Nett week. The City granted Sells and Gray of Sarasota fla., permission to show a three ring circus at City Park july 29, the fee being $300 in Advance plus a $200 Cash cent up Bond to assure that the Park is left in a clean condition. The Board approved a recommendation for a the City to vacate and abandon a Section of Stovall Street it being of no particular use to the City. The City Quot uus Northeast from lots 23 and 24, Section 88?. Terminating Southeast of Valley Heights then running Sci really Southwest of part of let a 25, Section 887, and Southwest of the Extension of a line projected from the Southeast Corner of Valley Heights to the Southeast Comer of lot 23. Margaret Elliott representing Mountain Laurel girl scout Council asked the Board to set aside a wooded Section of City Park yet to be designated for girl scout Day Camp activity so it can be permanently considered for the purpose and so the Council can have fireplaces and other improvements installed. Mayor o. Judson Lambert promised full cooperation on the request and referred the matter to the City manager. Cancellation of an electrician Bond for George Thomas Ray was approved. Vice Ray has moved from the City. 22 building permits Are approved Twenty two building permits amounting to $29,080 were approved by the Bluefield Board of directors meeting tuesday in the municipal building in Bluefield at 2 30 . The permits were Ann and Margaret Bucko to build a one Story dwelling with garage on lot 15, Section 953, Powhatan Street Bluefield to Cost $18,000. Mrs. Roy Lambert to repair and enclose Back porch at 628 Reservoir St. To Cost $200. George p. Stovall to re floor j All rooms underpin rear Section. Do general repairs at 135 Lewis St. To Cost $1,000. J. W. Nicewander to enclose porch and install aluminium siding at 120 Locust St. To Cost $2,000. Joyce m. Lee to re roof dwelling at 917 Shenandoah ave. To Cost $300. Joku by ticket okayed by South Viet Assembly Saigon a the provisional Assembly voting Early wednesday in a crisis atmosphere approved entry of the military presidential ticket headed by chief of Stata Nguyen Thieu and Premier Nguyen by. Seven other tickets including those of the exiled it. Gin. Dugon Minh and a a peace candidate a Truong Thanh it e turned Down. That left 11 in the running for the election sept. 3. The Assembly selection committee which checked on the legality of All entries had refused to recommend the Thieu by ticket for posting. The committee Surprise political analysts with an announcement tuesday that it had voted 8-4 against certifying them. It apparently was miffed because the two obvious front i runners failed to appear before it to answer charges that their j candidacies were illegal. Vietnamese sources said a representative of the two leaders had shown up but did not have specific authority to represent them. After the committee action j South Vietnam a military Junta j ordered a police and troop Alert in the Saigon area As is customary when a political storm seems imminent Here and Sun it Money generals of the armed forces Council to an urgent j meeting. Backers of Thieu and by Hur Riedley rounded up Friendly As i Semb Lymen to be sure they at tended the showdown Assembly session. The chief of the National police Brig. Gen. Nguyen Ngoc loan was in the Assembly for most of the night debate making his presence obvious. After a 2, debate that lasted past Midnight 56 of the 74 assemblymen on hand voted to approve the military entry. The military Alert was called off shortly afterwards. Critics had accused Thieu and by of violating an election Law provision that candidates in the armed forces or civil service must take leaves of absence two months before the election which is intended to restore civilian Rule. Both men have taken leaves of their military jobs Thieu As an army lieutenant general and Kyas an air vice marshal. But they said their positions As chief of state and Premier were not under civil service. The Thieu by ticket was one of four on which the committee made no approving recommendation to the Assembly saying the charges were to involved for it to decide. The three others were rejected by the Assembly As were four additional tickets which the committee recommended be turned Down. Of the seven eliminated three were cast out for proemm in ism neutralise or suspicion of having Viet Felting �?ocontacts.�?T1 mrs. Katie Robinette to re i roof dwelling install guttering at 14c8 Ronceverte St. To Cost $590. Fred w. Witt to repair basement at 2921 South St., mid j Way to Cost $250. Samuel a. Marrs to remodel dwelling at 824 Pocahontas Terrace by adding one room and car port to Cost $2,500. Barbara Lilly Hood to construct walk Steps and stoop at 2110 Dearborn St. To Cost $50. John b. Daniels to repair Church parsonage at 316 n. Mercer St. To Cost $200. Mrs. Francis King to repair inside of dwelling at 325 third St. To Cost $100. Myrtle Shannon to repair j shingles and sidewalk at 231 Rogers St. To Cost $20. Cortez Haynes to remove Par j tuition install recess for refrigerator new counter top change plumbing at 2323 Wythe ave. To Cost $500. Eula Austin to repair roof on dwelling at 202 Juniper St. To Cost $400. J. G. Morris to install windows in present Side porch no additional Yard space involved at 1119 Lyndale ave. To Cost $75. Edward Hurt to build Extension to retaining Wall out of Stone on East Side of 1509 Wise St. To Cost $50. Always shop a Ruck a for furniture own a piece of first National Bank o safety Deposit Box there s valuable space for rent at first National Bank and at an economical rent too. For As Little As 25c a month you can have a safety Deposit Box which gives you Complete Protection of valuables when you re Way on vacation. And there s no safer place for wills Stock or birth certificates or other valuable papers. For the Best fire and theft Protection at the lowest Cost. A safety Deposit Box at first National Bank is the answer a xxv the first Nati ii Bank of Bluefield Bluefield w. A. Meeker Odic. The aviation revolution. Special. Meta Grant dishes Shenango China 30% off making room for other merchandise. Food Market Hotal restaurant equipment and supplies new and used. A equipment fir Supply co. Quot your dependable Supply House Quot 514 be. , to. Opposite Poat of flee a phone Niue let. Be. H�?Ti�?~2-44t mtd., w. Be �3>9su Captain Neil Lytle of twa and his Mechanic Check their equipment prior to departure. Abc news follows the Pilot s role before Takeoff during flight and after arrival in Quot the aviation revolution Quot an one hour special. In color. Tonight. Channel 6. 9 00. Edna Trent to re roof dwelling at 838 Frederick St. To Cost $390. Mrs. R. H. Grim to extend present car port South to end of apartment building Patch driveway at 22172 Hemlock Hill to Cost $150. Ned Shott to construct two stall garage attached to pres i ent. Garage apartment at 2511 Bland Road to Cost $1,000. Fred Morgan to re roof dwelling at 229 Floyd St. To Cost $190. Sandro m. And Marjorie a. Zande to enclose present Side porch with Frame and Glass no additional Yard space involved at 1034 Frederick St. To Cost $1,-200. Ora Boffman to repair front porch at 203 Side Park St. To Cost $50. Board okays new licenses two applications for new business licenses one for a change in name of a business and four License renewals were approved by the Bluefield Board of directors tuesday at 2 30 . In the municipal building. The new licenses were for James wharf Wyoming Street general contracting and Moore a potato Chip co., Bluefield va., to do business in Bluefield. The business known As Ray and Sims general contractors was changed to David l. Sims and sons 1228 Norfolk St. License renewals were for Drake hotel Thelma a grocery and hotel package Beer Sahara supper club restaurant and Anchor Grill 107 North St. Parkersburg Man Heads association White Sulphur Springs w. A. It a it a Ray l. Master son of Parkersburg was installed As president of the West Virginia pharmaceutical association at the conclusion of the organization s annual convention Here tuesday. Makes eating with false Teeth up to 35% easier clinical tests prove you can now eat and Chew better make dentures average up to 35% More effective if you Sprinkle a Little Pas Teeth on your plates. Pas Teeth holds uppers and Lowers More firmly so they feel More comfortable. Pas Teeth is not acid does no to sour. No Gummy pasty taste. Helps Check Quot denture Odoro. Dentures that fit Are essential to health. So see your dentist regularly. Get fas Teeth at All drug counters. Trio cited by hero fund for saying trapped Man Pittsburgh a three Clarksburg w. Va., area residents were honoured tuesday by the Carnegie fund hero commission for saving the life of a Man who was trapped in a mine Cave in. Baxter w. Ellison 47, of Bridgeport w. Va., was awarded a Silver medal and $750 while John m. Ashcraft 47, of Shinn Ston and Gayle Alvin Davis 27. Of Wallace each received a Bronze Medai and $750. Ellison a mine superintendent Davis a Miner and Ashcraft a state mine inspector who rescued g. Edward Longweil from a mine oct. 25, 1966. After the Rescue Longwell gave Ellison a miners lamp upon which he had scrawled a Mabel take care of the kids. Good Bye Joan and Jear a also Given awards by the Carnegie fund were Frederic Rhodes of Cottageville w. Va., and Denver Abbott posthumously and his daughter Elaine Abbott of . Rhodes was awarded a Bronze medal and $750 for saving the life of Charles t. Freeland of Evans Jackson county who had Helen swept away by High Walt or in a rain Swo Tien Creek. N painting again get the right equipment. Look under paints in the yellow pages. Where your fingers do the walking. For �11 your Floral needs to suit any occasion. Phone 327-6607 Stepp Flowers inc. 1502 Bland Street Bluefield w. A. Includes hundreds Brand new Firestone tires and Firestone retreads Deal 2 a. 0h big deals tremendous selection types nevus 5,2 98 and used r6,reads tube to Stu Lzzo a Lcord-ta�em0ney a swim tax a months to pay. Deal 3 hundreds of certified a-1 used tires with thousands and thousands of Miles left Poji s1.55 to $2 56 fed. Excise tax depending on size sales tax and Trade in tire off your car. Hundreds of other Fine Quality new tires All Firestone including both new 1967 and discontinued 66 designs priced of shown at Fira Stona stores competitively priced of Firestone dealers and at All Servia stations displaying who of ration Ligtas to Stone stores open 8 00 to 5 30 daily Mon. Thru. Sat. 717 Raleigh Street Bluefield West Virginia phone 325-9134 or 325-9135

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