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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 14, 1965, Bluefield, West Virginia Sikes. Wins Cleveland open with 35-foot Birdie putt on 18th Hole. Anew wins Dixie 4m sports. Vol. Xxx no. 165 Luc Ficili Faili rim ital second Claa posts at Bint Stald. W w. And add l Orneas Bluefield w. Va., monday morning june 14, 1965 weather. Fair Tody with some cloudiness in the South portion. High 75 to 80 except 70 to 76 East portion. 7 cents 1 c cents daily Strum Al Tazewell Man 26, e electrocution victim the 36-year-old son of a Tazewell va., physician was accidentally electrocuted while on a summer Outing at the Home of his Fiancee in Mercer county sunday afternoon. The Young Man declared dead upon arrival at Bluefield sanitarium at 3 30 ., was identified As Robert Irving Fleming jr., son of or. And mrs. R. I. Fleming of Tazewell. He died while operating a Model air plane in a Field on lit Browning leaves Trinity methodist by stubby Currence several of the methodist churches in the Bluefield District Are to have new pastors according to the announcement sunday by Bishop Fred g. Holloway. Or. Jaimes Tilden Browning for the past seven years pastor of Trinity in Bluefield has been re assigned to Elm Grove methodist. In Wheeling. Rev u. E. Willis who has been superintendent erf Beckley District is the new pastor at Trinity. Rev. Bill Deel who has been at Coalwood for four years has been named associate pastor at Trinity. R. T. Mallory to Bland St. R. T. Mallory who has been superintendent of the Wheeling District comes to Bland Street a methodist. He succeeds or. L. D. Roe who has become superintendent of the Glenwood Park methodist Home for the aged. Rev. James Fisher who has been Lewisburg District superintendent has been assigned the first methodist pastorate in Princeton. Rev j. Herbert Parks who had been the pastor of Princeton first methodist has been made Wheeling District superintendent. Rev. Ray w i 1-son, who has been Bluefield superintendent remains in that capacity. 16 years Here or. Browning has spent 16 years of his pastoral life in this City. During this time he has filled the pastorate of both Trinity and Grace churches and has served As Bluefield District superintendent. Or. Browning succeeded or. Frank l. Shaffer at Trinity in june of 1958. He came Here from a nine year pastorate at Johnson memorial Church Huntington West Virginia a largest methodist Church. During the past seven years or. Browning has led the Trinity congregation in building a $200,000 educational edifice with a 11 indebtedness paid. The Church staff has doubled a in number the Church Rolls have been completely revised and a new stewardship program put into Force which gives every family a year round Steward. He leaves the Church completely organized and staffed. Over $700,000 during or. Brownings administration the Church has raised Over $700,000 for All purposes. The world service and conference Benevolence giving has increased 100 per cent and the Church has not defaulted a single Dollar on any of its financial obligations. Around 700 new members have been added to the Church during this same period. The Overall attendance at services has maintained the highest average for any like period previously or. Browning has served 16 years of his ministerial life in Bluefield. Having spent his Early Young manhood in Mcdowell county he says that Bluefield was to him the Metropolis of the world during those Days and he claims Bluefield As his Home. A a in la probably return Here when i retire a he explained. Olesburg Road. The plane came into Contact with a High tension wire and the Bolt of electricity flashed Down the guide wire to the victims hand trooper Dan Shade said. A a in be been electrocuted a Young Fleming said to a companion John Fox immediately after the Bolt struck. He added a Call the fire Vii grads told Home state Best opportunities no greater than in Virginia governor leaps from father s truck Wythe girl 4, run Over a four year old Wytheville. A. Girl Susan Kay Sexton died under the wheels of a truck driven by her father at 3 30 sunday morning in that town. The two and a half ton truck driven by Charles Sexton caught fire due to a backfire or some similar reason at the Corner of Monroe and 12th streets. The Little girl panicked and leaped from the vehicle to the Street. Tie right rear wheel of the moving truck rolled Over the child and she was declared dead upon arrival a few minutes later at Chitwood memorial Hospital in Wytheville. Her death brought the old Dominion traffic toll to 427 this year compared to 405 at this Date a year ago. Susan Kay Sexton was t h a daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Sexton of Wytheville. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. Blacksburg a. It a gov. Albertis s. Harrison or. Took note of the Quot changing face of Virginia sunday and said he hoped a majority of Virginia a s 1965 graduates will stay he never spoke again and died in the 0d Dominion a few minutes later in spite of foxes attempt at artificial res splendid reception Pira Tion the trooper said. The officer said Fleming had been visiting the Home of his Fiancee Sarah Bowes on it Olesburg Road about 2 Miles from u. S. 52. Quot you will find no greater opportunities than Virginia has to offer. And will have to offer in the future a the governor said in a speech at Virginia techs 93rd annual commencement. A Virginia is on the move a he s a id. Quot economically socially culturally and politically growth and change Are the order of the Day. The rate of this and constantly accelerator. J. T. Browning a a _ _ Are announced Buckhannon. . It apr the West Virginia conference of the methodist Church concluded its five Day annual meeting sunday after announcement by Bishop Fred g. Holloway of Charleston of assignments of 581 ministers for the next year. Bishop Holloway announced the appointment of the Rev. Clyde w. Ash pastor of Elm Grove methodist Church in Wheeling since 1962, to be the new superintendent of the churches Beckley District. He replaces the Rev. U. E. Wills who becomes pastor of Trinity methodist in Bluefield. Appointments of superintendents of the other 10 districts in the state were announced in Advance of the conference meeting. Those appointed were the other ten Bluefield District the Rev. Ray Wilson Buckhannon District the Rev. Frank l. Shaffer or. Charleston District the Rev. L. H. Burns Fairmont District the Rev. Walter s. Overstreet Huntington District the Rev. William a. Woods. Lewisburg District the Rev. F. Rossing Smith Parkersburg District the Rev. Ramsey Bridges first Negr Ever named to a methodist District superin tendency in the state Romney District the Rev. Charles w. Paskel Weston District the Rev. Alvin c. Young and Wheeling District the Rev. J. Herbert Parks. Following listed by districts still in trunks he and Fox had been swimming at the Bowes Home when i Yance is they decided to Fly the Model i eng a a High percentage Harrison noted that a higher percentage of Virginia tech graduates stay in Virginia after graduation than those from any other major state institution of higher learning. Quot i sincerely Hope that this is the Case with the class of 1965,�?� i the state s chief executive said. Harrison told the graduates who Are leaving the state that a Chance will come to return Quot to help Virginia realize her potential and to share in that great unfolding. You will be Harrison told the 1,390 candidates for degrees that the state has been changing As never be i fore in recent years with nearly every Community getting a new Industry. The new industries re suit in new downtown business new in t e r e s t in schools libraries cultural pursuits and new Homes. Higher education Quot but perhaps the most pronounced of All the reverberations coming from Industrial and economic expansion has been the emphasis on higher education a Harrison said. Quot Virginia has found that As she competes with the nation for new Industry she must compete for f a c u 11 y members and research Fellows and for Young vigorous College presidents such As yours. Or. T. Marshall Hahn jr., Virginia tech president conferred the degrees. Frank Nolen of Waynesboro and Franklin n. C., presented i the greetings from the graduating class and announced the class was giving $2,500 toward the Purchase of paintings and Art in the proposed new student activities building. Air plane. Still dressed in swim trunks they took the plane into an adjacent Meadow below in to Woodrow Taylor and on the first attempt the plane crashed. They fixed the plane and the flight was successful on the second attempt. However Fleming backed up to get More space for the flight and when he did so the plane hit the High tension wire causing a Cascade of Sparks. That is when Fleming spoke and then fell failing to respond to revival attempts. The body was taken to the sanitarium by Dudley memorial mortuary ambulance where the popular Young Man was declared dead upon arrival. In air Force the victim is a graduate of Greenbrier military Academy served four years in the air Force and just a few Days ago completed a year of Classwork at Tri state College Angelo ind. Other than his parents he is survived by a sister mrs. George i Hannon of Charleston and the it paternal Grandfather Rev. I James f. Fleming of Eldred a. The body is at Peery St. Clair funeral Home in Tazewell a. Funeral arrangements remain incomplete. Falling porch kills Gassaway youth 14 Sutton . It a it Del mus Hensley 14, of Gassaway died in route to a local Hospital sunday after he was struck by a Concrete porch. Authorities said the youth was gathering bricks from the remains of a burned House when the porch gave Way. Traffic halting protest vowed Chicago it a it school protest leaders held three rallies sunday and said they would Greet astronauts Edward h. White ii and James a. Mcdivitt j with a traffic snarling demonstration monday. The astronauts will visit Chicago to be feted with a noon ticker tape Parade a dinner and fireworks show before leaving for Ann Arbor mich., tuesday morning. Quot we expect the majority of our people to be there a Albert Raby 31, head of the coordinating Council of Community organizations the group leading the protests said in an interview sunday. I All summer Quot but there a no climactic Day a he added. Quot this is a Campaign we expect to carry on All the decision to hold rallies instead of a fourth straight March came As a respite to protest weary Chicago. Nearly 450 protesters have been arrested since the demonstrations began thursday. To raise bail Bond Money protest leaders asked negro churches in the South and West sides to contribute their collections sunday morning. Chief target of the disturbances has been schools supt. Benjamin c. Willis described by Integrationist As the Man responsible for the City s neighbourhood school policy. Another target has been mayor Richard j. Daley. 200 arrests More than 500 persons participated in a March saturday that ended with a disorderly sit Down demonstration at Busy state and Madison streets. It resulted in nearly 200 arrests including those of 14 protestant ministers three roman Catholic priests and six nuns. The marchers had been scheduled to meet with Daley at City Hall but failed to do so for the second straight Day. Paper Money less than $1 a a a a a a promised astronauts in Chicago today change in Washington a a i Hundred years ago if you gave a shopkeeper a Dollar Bill for a Small Purchase you were Likely to get your change in paper not coins. It could happen again some congressmen think. For about 13 years beginning toward the end of the civil War the United states underwent a severe Coin shortage a much worse than the one the Treasury reports today. Some members of Congress have suggested the country might resort to the same expedient that was used then a paper Money of less than $1 i be. The suggestion so far has got absolutely nowhere with the monetary authorities. Secretary of the Treasury Henry h. Fowler testified before the House banking and currency committee that the possibility of fractional paper currency had been discussed and promptly discarded. He said businessmen were horrified at the Prospect of having to Han dle and account for such Bills. Mint director Eva Adams noted they work in vending machines. The Treasury is betting on improved methods stepped up operations and reactivation of a third mint in san Francisco to pump out coins during the next year fast enough to alleviate the shortage even while changing Over from Silver to Copper Nickel for some coins. Rep. Paul Fino r-n.y., said however the Treasury should think about Small paper Money. He said there is the possibility of a big profit because so Many of the transitional notes might be put away by collectors and never redeemed. Rep. Craig Hosmer r-Calif., said he will offer an amendment authorizing paper currency in 10 25 and 50-cent denominations if needed for Public convenience. He said the new base Metal coins would Foster hoarding Quot and we Are headed for one of the most dras a tic Coin shortages this nation has Ever woman survives with pig s liver Boston it apr a pigs liver is keeping alive a 34-year-old Boston woman at City Hospital. Quot if the patient continues to live it will Mark a major breakthrough in medical and surgical research a or. William v. Mcdermott professor of surgery at Harvard medical school said sunday night. Or. Mcdermott headed a team of 12 doctors and technicians who hooked up the pig s liver to the woman a circulatory system late Friday. 5 shots fatal to Yukon woman turn to Page 3 -_4- Judy Garland taken to medical Center los Angeles apr Singer Judy Garland was in the Urcla medical centers euro psychiatric Institute on sunday with what the Hospital called an emotional upset. Miss Garland 43 last thursday was taken to the Hospital saturday night by ambulance from her Brentwood Home. A Hospital spokesman said the Singer was emotionally upset by a rash caused by an allergic reaction to a drug. He said she also has some fever and is expected to remain hospitalized for several Days. Space race s purpose research Glenn says six years at Grace after a Brief period in the ministry or. Browning came to Grace Church As pastor and remained there for six years. The following three years he was superintendent of the Bluefield District. And now he is completing another seven years in Bluefield As Trinity pastor. He has been Active in the City a life. One year he was the chairman of the beautification committee for the chamber of Commerce and made Many speeches calling on businesses and Cit turn to Page 2, col. 2 Lexington a. A John h. Glenn playing Down the space race and its political implications told 5,000 persons sunday the real purpose of this country a space program is exploration and research. Glenn addressing outdoor exercises for 229 graduating Virginia military Institute cadets said the purpose of current space flights is not to gather a a curiosities but to gather new facts. And he said it would be these new facts which would Challenge the new graduates in their future positions of military and civilian leadership. He told the cadets that As leaders they should know themselves should be men and should know the men they would be leading. Speaking without a prepared text Glenn told of this country s accelerated Progress in science. He said mistakes must be expected and the new facts from present space explorations would Challenge the leadership of the graduating Vii cadets. Quot the sky was the limit but its no longer the limit a Glenn said. Taking up the Challenge in a valedictory address punctuated by much applause Cadet John Mcclellan Marshall of Dallas tex., said of his graduating class Quot we say to the world a we re Glenn who flew a three orbit Mission in february 1962, was mobbed by autograph seekers and camera wielding fans following his address. A 35-year-old Mcdowell county woman was shot to death her body riddled with five bul lets from a Small calibre gun j at her Home at Yukon sunday. A 69-year-old Man has been charged with murder Mcdowell sheriff r. L. Martin said. The sheriff identified the woman As Susie Belle Stalsworth of Yukon. Charged in the fatal shooting is Claude Harvey about 69, also of Yukon. Both Are coloured. The woman was shot five times four times in the body and one time in the leg with the Small calibre .22 or .25 weapon the sheriff said. In Kitchen a sixth Bullet allegedly fired at her hit the refrigerator in the Kitchen of the woman s Home where the shooting took place. She was shot about 3 and died three hours later at Stevens clinic in Welch. Harvey was arrested at 5 At Yukon jailed in War and charged with murder sheriff Martin said. He was still being questioned by sheriffs deputies sunday night. The sheriff said the shooting apparently climaxed an argument Between the Man and the woman although details of the argument had not been fully revealed sunday night. Arresting officers arresting officers heading the investigation were Deputy Sher Iff Gerald Smith of Caretta and Constable Melvin Yost also of Caretta. The body of the victim was taken to Page funeral Home in Welch. Funeral Home spokesmen said she apparently had no known relatives in the Mcdowell area her nearest being a brother who lives out of state. As a result funeral arrangements remain incomplete Pend j ing notification of Kin the spokesmen said. The woman who was not identified is suffering from an acutely diseased liver. The pigs liver is kept in a sterile Box. Or. Mcdermott said that blood from an artery in the is passed through the animals liver and Back to the patient by Means of a pump similar to those used in heart operations. Quot the liver of the pig performs the function of any healthy liver Quot or. Mcdermott said a it removes poisons from the patients blood which the patient is now incapable of doing and begins to synthesize substances required by the Mcdermott said it is too Early to predict a successful outcome. Quot however the fact that the patient who was near death Friday has clearly rallied As a result of the pigs liver. Demonstrates to us that our prolonged research in this area is in the right jewish philosopher Martin Buber Dies Jerusalem israeli sector apr Martin Buber Vienna born philosopher and theologian often criticized by jewish leaders for his advocacy of greater understanding with the arabs died at his Home sunday. He was 87. Buber suffered from a protracted kidney ailment and had been confined to his bed since undergoing surgery for a leg fracture last april. Chicago a More than one million persons Are expected to give gemini astronauts Edward h. White ii and James a. Mcdivitt a triumphal Welcome to Chicago on monday. Thousands of vacationing school children will be in the crowds in the downtown Section where a formal Parade will Hail the nations newest heroes. The visitors will submit to a quiz session with youngsters. Mayor Richard j. Daley promised that the reception for the astronauts will be Quot the most sensational magnificent dramatic and enthusiastic in the history of our the astronauts Are to arrive at of Hare International airports military Section at 10 30 a.m., shortly after vice president Hubert h. Humphrey touches Down. On hand to Welcome the guests will be Illinois gov. Otto Kerner mayor Daley newsmen and several thousand citizens. Wives too Mcdivitt and White will be accompanied by their wives on the flight from Texas. Saturday Nasa officials said in Houston tex., they hoped the All out Chicago Welcome for the astronauts will not be a marred by the current series of civil rights demonstrations. In Chicago Albert Raby one of the leaders of the protesters said i there will be a March again i monday despite pleas by Daley that the demonstrators refrain from demonstrations during the visit of the gemini astronauts. Plans Call for a motorcade from the Airport on Kennedy expressway to downtown Michigan Avenue where the formal j Parade will commence. On la Salle Street the astronauts Are expected to receive the greatest ticker tape Salute yet. Twice As much ticker tape As was used last March to Shower the two Pioneer gemini astronauts maj. Virgil i. Gus Grissom and it. Cmdr. John w. Young has been made available to occupants of upper Story offices on both sides of la Salle Street the City a financial District Canyon. Honorary citizens at a special meeting of the City Council after the Parade White Mcdivitt and the two Nasa officials will be made honorary citizens of Chicago. The Nasa officers Are Charles w. Mathews project manager of gemini 4, and or. George e. Mueller associate administrator of the Nasa program. In the late afternoon White and Mcdivitt will appear an Mccormick place at a question and answer period for 6,000 selected pupils from Chicago schools. In the evening the astronauts and their families will be the private guests of mayor Daley at dinner. Inside Abby .12 Goren .12 add years 12 movies. 6 classified. 10 Princeton. % comics ____11 society. 6 crossword .12 sports. 8 editorials. 4 to u car for armless boy May change Al i controls Sebastopol Calif. A David Taylor thinks he is a very Lucky 18-year-old. He just got a new car As a High school graduation present. His new car is a one of a kind Model especially rigged for David because he has no and Only rudimentary legs. He was born that Way. Despite his Hance Pap David has ambition. He went through High school like any Ether youngster and plans to go on to College. That a one reason his father Russell Taylor who is in the trucking business paid for the 1965 Model car and modifications so David could get around. The other reason is David is a hot Rod fan. He knows More about cars than a lot of mechanics and has stubbornly refused to face the possibility that he might never be Able to drive. A few months ago David a father went to or. Milo Brooks medical director of the child amputee project at the University of California at los Angeles because he had heard of a motorized cart built at the school. The upshot was that David became the subject of a re search project which or. Brooks now believes has application not Only for defective youngsters and War casualties but could revolutionize the design of All automobile controls. Because David has no his car has no steering wheel. A but a asks or. Brooks Quot what Good is a steering wheel it Only gets in the Way. We be found that Drivers have much better control with levers like the Small control Sticks on rests in advanced experimental David a Quot stick is a Cradle for his right foot. He steers by mov ing it right or left accelerates by pressing Forward. Brakes lights windows and wipers Are controlled with the left foot. David passed a rigid driving test and the state has issued him a License. In the past two weeks he has driven 2,000 Miles. His teacher was Carl Sumida an artist Engineer who modified the popular make car to fit David a thigh less knee less 24-Inch-Long legs. A specialist in prosthetics Sumida also is a consultant on the . Space Agency a lunar Walker which is being adapted As an All terrain substitute for wheelchairs. Or. Yoshio Setoguchi assistant project director and David a physician says the boy gets around remarkably Well on his rudimentary legs walking Between classes and climbing in and out of the car by himself. He writes with his right foot a his left leg has Only limited motion. Quot David and his family have permitted this Story to be told Only because it May help others with similar limitations a says or. Setoguchi. A you can to imagine what this new Freedom Means to a boy with heart and spirit like armless Driver David Taylor 18, born without and with malformed legs demonstrates How he drives the specially equip Ped car he received this month As a High school graduation present at Sebastopol Calif. A wire Hote b

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