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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 16, 1974, Bluefield, West Virginia 2a Bluefield daily Telegraph sunday june 16, 1974 Workaholic state Chancellor has positive feelings about education Huntington . Apr a a a Workaholic is How or. Ben l. Morton the new West Virginia Chancellor for higher education describes himself. A i like what i m doing a the 46-year-old Ohio native says a and i get a lot of fun out of doing involved in higher education administration in various positions for 20 years Morton a most recent role was that of executive officer of the Illinois Board of governors of the state colleges and universities. His appointment Here becomes effective july i. Unlike some of his colleagues who predicted storm weather ahead Morton has an optimistic Outlook for higher education a future. A in general my feelings Are positive. Perhaps we bottomed out in solving the problems of the 1960s and higher education is beginning now to Cope with the new Era of accountability and the need for developing programs for the people a he said in an interview with the Huntington Herald advertiser. Emphasizing that his comments regarding the state system were based on a superficial knowledge a Morton said West Virginia had been fortunate in Many ways. A the state has been More deliberate than some in systematically restructuring higher education financially and organizationally and As such May miss some of the traumatic experiences faced other state systems a he said. Morton said he believes in centralized control of state systems of higher education through coordinating boards such As the Board of regents but said West Virginia a single Board May not the answer for every system. A i see the role of a governing Board in three aspects policy making stewardship and As an Agency for developing potential a Morton said. A but that does no to run an institution on a Day to Day basis a he added. A a it a the boards responsibility to provide competent people to administer on the local level but in the end it is still the regents who Are responsible to the taxpayers a he said. Morton said he does not View Clyde Griffith or. Clyde Griffith sr., 55, of 317 North St., Richlands va., died Friday in a Marion va., Hospital after a Long illness. Born in Jewell Ridge va., he was a son of mrs. Liza Jane Fletcher Griffith of Abingdon va., and the late h. M. Griffith. He had made his Home in the Richlands area his entire life and was a former employee of the Clinchfield Coal corp. At duty va., until his retirement due to ill health in 1970. He was a member of the us a i tical Union 1256 of duty. He also was a member of the Richlands Tabernacle. Additional survivors include his widow mrs. Veta Goforth Griffith one daughter mrs. Brenda Carol Williamson of Richlands two sons Kenneth Griffith of richmondva., and dude Griffith jr., of kit Vilands four Sisters mrs. Lila Fay Follett of Merrit Island Fla., mrs. Virginia Wilson of Parkersburg mrs. Margaret Reagan of Knoxville term., mrs. Sylvia Brown of Twinsburg Ohio two Brothers Harvey Griffith of Tempe adz., and John Griffith of i Ake Worth Fla. And two grandchildren. Funeral services will conducted today at 3 . At Richlands Tabernacle with Rev. Grat Horton and Rev. Ervin Hukill officiating. Burial will follow in Clinch Valley memorial cemetery at Richlands. Pallbearers Don Smith Terry Harrison Phillip Horton Danny Horton Louie Brown and Roger Boyd. Friends May Call at Hurst i Scott funeral Home. The body w ill taken to the Church one hour prior to services. Mrs. France Thompson mrs. Frances Loraine j Thompson 52. Of 405 Virginia ave., Richlands va., died Friday in a Pikesville. Ky., Hospital after an apparent heart attack. Born at Cedar Bluff va., she was a daughter of mrs. Bertha Norma Fields of Richlands and i the late William m. Fields. She was a lifelong resident of the Richlands area and was a member of the Baptist Church. Additional survivors include husband. Thomas t. I Thompsonsr. One daughter,1 mrs. Mary Ellen May of Houston Tex one son Harold Preston of Cleveland. Ohio one 1 step daughter. Mrs. Judy Lynn Workman of Borderland two step sons. Thomas Thompson jr., and Donald i a Thompson of Cleveland. Ohio one sister i mrs Elizabeth Burnette of i Richlands five Brothers Henry Franklin Fields of new Oxford pa., James r. Fields of Cedar Bluff William a., Everett b., and Thomas Walter Fields All of Richlands 21 grandchildren and nine step grandchildren. Funeral services will conducted tuesday at i . At Hurst Scott funeral Chapel with Rev. Bernard Shrader and Kenneth Walls officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhills memory gardens at Claypool Hill. A nephews and friends will serve As pallbearers friends May Call at the funeral Home today after 4 . Mrs. Zetta Gilpin mrs. Zetta sue Gilpin 82, of it. I Pearisburg va., died thursday in a Radford va., Hospital survivors include two sons. William a. Shorter and Thomas l. Shorter of Dayton Ohio and two daughters mrs. Elsie s Downey of Columbia s. C., and mrs. Bonnie r. Bell of i Dyard Conn. Funeral services will conducted monday at la . At Givens funeral Chapel at Pearisburg with Rev. James Mcarn officiating burial will follow in Birc Lawn burial Park at Pearisburg. Friends May Call at the funeral Home today after noon. W alter m. Mcgrady Walter w. Mcgrady 73, of 1306 Virginia ave., in Bluefield va., died saturday in a Bluefield Hospital following a Long illness. He was born in Sparta n. C., and was a son of the late Joseph and Sarah Toliver Mcgrady. He w As an employee of the n and w railway for 45 years but was retired at the time of his death. He was a member of the Wrights Valley methodist Church surviving Are his widow Ethel Rector Mcgrady one daughter mrs. James e. Norma Jean Herndon of Baltimore my. One son Roy g. Mcgrady of Bluefield a. One brother. R. D. Mcgrady of Sparta n. One sister mrs f. R. Maimes of Sparta and three granddaughters. Funeral services will monday at 2 . At Dudley memorial Chapel in Bluefield va., with Rev. Allen Crotty officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview memory gardens. Bluefield Tazewell Road. Friends May Call at the funeral Home today from 7 until 9 . Donations May made to the american cancer society. Lyle d. Bailey Lyle Don Bailey 62. Of South Avenue in Princeton died Early saturday in a Princeton Hospital following an apparent heart attack. He was former owner of Green tree Texaco service station on the Bluefield Princeton Road and was born at Rock. He was a son of i wis Bailey of Hock and the late Lillie Bailey. He was a member of the first Church of god Mahood ave., in Princeton and a Veteran of world War in surviving Are his widow Ruby Radford Bailey three sons. Don Bailey and Dale Bailey both of Princeton and Tim Bailey of Baltimore my. One daughter mrs. Douglas Anna Neal of Princeton one brother Clyde Bailey of Princeton two Sisters. Mrs. Mabel Walker and mrs. Gerdie Davis both of Rock and four grandchildren. Funeral services will monday at 2 . At Bailey funeral Chapel in Princeton with Rev. Cecil Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn memorial gardens. Friends May Call at the funeral Home today from 3 until 9 . James f. Gillespie James Frank Gillespie 70, of 2007 Virginia ave., in Bluefield va., died saturday afternoon at his Home following a Long illness. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Dudley memorial mortuary in Bluefield a. Bluefield daily Telegraph Costa Tumeo w3 or rom to of i top fitting co 411 Bono s raft inc old. I it Mac of the Assoc i at e o pres a a a a a a Isuf o publication of a a now a in St to in i Piper and a to int Ocain pm it it and tart m us a sub i it Ion Batch Varn Oast Ana Mew. Ion and of at ant v in a shoo Yter Nom or vary a n s3 so Calendar mint it n to of Etc Iona turn vied on Appi Ca on Boc Aud t Bureau it Cir adverting a pm Shannon a cd an Mava it is the Calvary men will singing for the Church of the Nazarene at the Burke memorial Baptist Church sunday june 16th at 2 00 . The Public is cordially invited. Isaah Short Isaah Short 76, of High Point n. C., formerly of Steeles in Wyoming county died Friday in High Point after a Short illness he had made his Home in High Point with a daughter mrs. Maston Pansy Blankenship. He was a son of the late William and Dicey Robert Short and was a member of the freewill Baptist Church at pads Fork additional survivors include his widow mrs. Elsie Short four sons. Lacy Short of Beckley Elige Short of Steeles Elverson Short of Steeles and Jason Short of Hensley two other daughters mrs. Claude Zylpha Mcgrady of Beckley and mrs. Earl Bertia Smith of Hington 23 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services will conducted today at i . At the Home of a son. Elverson Short of Steeles with Rev. Virgil Akers and Rev. Eli Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in Breeding Short cemetery. Fanning funeral Home in Iaeger is in charge of arrangements. Sharon Smith Sharon Smith 19, of of Toole died saturday morning in a Welch Hospital following an apparent seizure. She was the daughter of Rev. And mrs. Walker c. Smith of of Toole. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at gearing Witten funeral Home in Welch. Nixon is named continued from Page one funerals Burke. John Henry infant son of Hassell and Beverly Osborne Burke of pounding Mill a. Monday at la . At the residence of a wis Burke at pounding Mill. Va., with Rev. Bernard Shrader officiating. Burial will follow in the Osborne family cemetery at Raven. A. Friends May Call at the Burke residence at pounding Mill a. Tazewell county funeral Home Cedar Bluff va., is in charge of arrangements. Bowman dans Beverly 97, of it. I. Bluefield. A today at 2 pm at Graham funeral Home in Bluefield. Va., with Rev. David Pryor and Rev. Don Cooper officiating burial will follow in Grandview memory gardens. Pallbearers Bandy Rose Robert Willard i Eon Bokish Robert Buckland Tracy Christian Carlton Whitley Sonny Stanfield and Graham Jones Johnson. Charlie re a 84. Of North Tazewell. A today at la . At Baptist Church in North Tazewell with Rev. Paul Winfrey officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood cemetery in Tazewell. The body will taken from Greever funeral Home to the Church one hour prior to services. Crash kills. 4 persons Williamston . Apr four Williamston residents were killed saturday when a single engine plane crashed at the Harris Airport South of Here Martin county authorities reported. Witnesses at the Airport said the plane had just taken off about noon when it apparently experienced engine trouble and tried to return to the Field. The Beechraft plane crashed at the end of the dirt Landing strip. The dead were identified As Wayne Delano a a Bill Harris the Pilot Jesse Aaron Davenport 34, and his 9-year-old daughter Tracy i High Davenport and James Cherry 35, All of Williamston. The Martin county Coroner pronounced the victims dead at the scene. The regents relations with the state legislature As anything a unique to the state a but suggested that the legislature and a this new entity Are going through the throes of learning How to work with each a when i was Here before the legislature essentially was the Board of regents Quot he added. Well versed in Public relations Morton a Bachelor and masters degrees Are in journalism and political science. In the mid-1950s, he was director of Public relations and an instructor at Morris Harvey College in Charleston. The new Chancellor said that shortly after he settles into his Charleston office he plans to visit All the state school campuses a was quickly As while not involved in the regents decision to recommend that the state assume control of Morris Harvey Morton said a in general. I have doubts about states taking Over private he saw first hand the results of one such attempt while executive director of the Kansas City regional Council for higher education. A it was an unhappy experience but of course the circumstances were different a he said. A if there were one institution which might prove useful to the state system it probably would Morris Harvey a he added. Demos Shook with leaks from judiciary committee Vides no basis for the non punishable allegations. The evidence which the grand jury cited directly regarding the co conspirators list included testimony from Nixon aides . Haldeman and John w. Dean Iii watergate conspirator e. Howard Hunt attorney William o. Batman and former Campaign aide Frederick c. Larue the supreme court s order called for filing of initial briefs june 21. The order also set Forth guidelines to assure continued secrecy about some aspects of the Case. At the same time the court denied a motion the White House and watergate prosecutors that the entire record of the grand jury proceedings made Public except for one excerpt. The one passage which was made Public said. A a on feb. 25, 1974, in the course of its consideration of the indictment in the instant Case the. Grand jury. By vote of 19-0, determined that there is probable cause that Richard m. Nixon among others was a member of the conspiracy to defraud the United states and to obstruct Justice charged in fount i of the instant indictment. And the grand jury authorized the special prosecutor to identify Richard m. Nixon among others As an a indicted co conspirator in connection with subsequent Legal proceedings in this the High court ruled that a other than this disclosure sealed record shall remain sealed a both Eon Jaworski the special watergate prosecutor and James d. St. Clair chief presidential attorney had asked that the list of co conspirators made Public in agreeing to hear St. Claire a argument that the grand jury overstepped its authority in naming the Lyes ident As a co conspirator the supreme court fixed Oral arguments for july 8 the Brief order noted that Justice William h. Rehnquist took no part in consideration of the Case the list of co co respirators was sealed order of u. S. District judge John j. Sirica who will preside Over the watergate cover up trial scheduled to begin sept. 9. Csc Concord Given funds u. S. Sen. Jennings Randolph do a has announced that the u. S. Department of education has made Grants to institutions of higher learning in West Virginia. Randolph said the Grants would used for student loan and work study programs. The office of education allotted $2,905,548 to 33 West Virginia colleges and universities that will Benefit 6,025 students participating in the College work study program. Bluefield state College will receive $115,705 to distributed among 248 students. Concord College was allotted $143,730 for 298 students. The office schools will also receive $4.3 million for the student loan program from the office of education. A Sci will receive $20,508 and Concord will get $103,217. Washington a toward the end of a difficult week for the House judiciary committee one member of the panel placed an urgent Call to a reporter for the Washington Post. A flood of documents had leaked from the committees secret impeachment sessions. The reporter rushed to the congressman a office hoping to receive still More material. Instead the congressman greeted him and said a i hear the Post has All 14 Nixon memos. I want to plead with you not to publish the startled reporter who had been trying All Day to get some of the sought after Nixon memoranda said he was certain the Rumor was false. The incident was an illustration of How badly shaken committee democrats were leaks. Rep. Peter w. Rodino jr., in. J., chairman of the judiciary committee does not take lightly what he constantly refers to As the panels a constitutional responsibility to report to the full House on whether there Are grounds for the impeachment of president Nixon. With a 21 to 17 democratic majority Rodino knows he has the votes to work his will. But he also knows that if the committee votes on a straight party line the White House could say the impeachment inquiry is a partisan move to oust a Republican president. After the leaks Rodino and House speaker Carl Albert d-okla., moved swiftly. Rodino ordered committee staff member William p. Dixon to write no More memos for democratic members. Albert called Rodino to express his displeasure with the leaks. As expected there were attacks from Nixon administration figures. Dean Burch a presidential aide and vice president Gerald Ford condemned the leaks. But none of the attacks had the Impact of Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger a threat to resign if he was not cleared of allegations he ordered wiretapping of aides. Members of the House and sen new Book depicts life of area circuit rider the absorbing Saga of brother Bob Sheffey a bearded methodist circuit rider who roamed the mountains in this part of the two Virginias doing Good the last half of the 19th Century comes to life in a Book published last monday. A the Saint of the wilderness is authored Giles county native Jess Carr who owns his own publishing House Commonwealth press at Radford. Community Center activities listed mrs. Panzen r. Jones executive director of the Bluefield Community Center has announced the schedule of activities for june 17-22. It is As follows monday Vesper service at 6 30 . Miss jewel Wilson in charge. Tuesday no crafts class due to girl scout Day Camp. Wednesday mid week Bridge at 1 30 . Thursday Board of directors meeting at 7 30 . Mrs. Edith Hicks in charge. David Adams president. Saturday Church laymen at 7 30 . Morgantown girl gets state Crown Parkersburg w a. Apr a 21-year-old Brown hair and Blue eyed senior at West Virginia University Mary Beth Derry of Morgantown was selected miss West Virginia Here saturday night. Named 1st runner up was miss Huntington Kristi Wick of South Charleston. Named 2nd runner up was miss Kenova Roberta Anderson of Kenova and the 3rd runner up was miss Wood county Beth Shepherd of Parkersburg. Miss Derry will represent the Mountain state in the miss America pageant to held in Early september in Atlantic City. The Winner a voice major at Wavu stands 5-6 and weighs 112-pounds. Named miss congeniality was miss tug Valley. Jenny Curry of Williamson. Finals in the event capped we Klong pageant festivities hosted the Parkersburg Jaycees. Yasunari Kawabata of Japan was the first Oriental to win the Nobel prize for literature. In 1968 Jess Cark Carr is the author of three other books including the widely acc atoned a the second oldest profession and a the Falls of Robert Sayers Sheffey was born july 4, 1820 in Wythe county i Ivanhoe and spent most of his life As an eccentric itinerant preacher in the wilderness of Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia. Before brother Bob died in 1902 and was buried at Staffordsville off route too in Giles county his name had become a household word and his religious deeds legendary. A the Saint of the wilderness Quot should of intense interest in the two state Region of which Bluefield is the Hub because it is the scene of so Many of the gripping incidents Jess Carr relates in simple but vivid language. Then too the late Robert a. Sheffey a prominent Bluefield architect and namesake was a grandson of the kindly servant of god. The Book is Replete with such Well known nearby place names As Wolf Creek. East River Mountain Rocky Gap Ebenezer Bland court House Princeton big Walker Wytheville. Burkes Garden Tazewell abbs Valley Narrows South Gap Pearisburg and even Montcalm and Ada in Mercer county. In All those places the White haired circuit rider held meetings or figured in other religious incidents. Carr a frequent Bluefield visitor carefully documents brother Sheffey a extraordinary gifts of exhortation the depth of his caring about every single soul in the widespread territory he Rode the Beauty of his love for All living things and the in Sha ability of his Faith and prayer petitions. Throughout the handsomely printed Book from carry a own shop Are examples of brother bobs love for nature and Mankind. He would Stop his horse alight and help an upturned Turtle get Back on his feet. The kindly Saint of the wilderness would a and did a j give the socks off his feet to another Man. Once he gave his favorite horse Gideon to impoverished family from Ada when one of their horses dropped dead and they were i stranded in Bland county on their Way to a new Home in North Carolina. He carried sugar in his pockets for ants and his horse if he saw a tadpole suffocating in a shallow puddle i of water lie would Rescue it. Hundreds of older people in the Bluefield area and even their children will find beautifully related stories they have heard about the legendary Sheffey on Down through the years. Jess Carr w As a Marine in the korean War. He developed an interest in writing while Selling printing and not Long ago bought Commonwealth press at Radford where he lives with his j wife and three daughters. His first Book a collection of Short stories was published in 1970 and was followed a the second oldest profession a which received rave reviews for the Way it pictured Moon shining in America. It won for the Giles j county native Many to and lecture engagements including a 1973 appearance on Gary Moore a nationwide to show a to Tell the Carr will at the Plaza Book Stere in Bluefield next saturday for an autographing party. A h. Edward Stef ate rallied to Kissinger s defense and issued statements deploring leaks from the committee and urging the Secretary to stay on. William p. Dixon is a judiciary committee staff lawyer who was assigned to respond to requests from democratic members for analyses of the impeachment evidence. Members had been inundated with nearly 30 Loose Leaf evidence books and they sought Dixon a help in pointing out the highlights and theories of what it might show. Comparing White House transcripts with committee tapes and drawing on other materials Dixon wrote 14 memos before two of them finally leaked. Sadler named Campaign head Phil Sadler of Pulaski has been appointed As one of the five area Campaign coordinators for the Horne for Congress committee. He will organize activities for Bland Pulaski Craig and Giles counties. Sadler in remarking on his selection As a coordinator stated a a in a very Happy to serving in this capacity for such a worthy cause As Charlie hornets candidacy. Charlie i Horne is a True Democrat i instinct. I feel that he is putting i together one of the most of n j festive Campaign organizations Tarp pc Mactor c the a fighting ninth Quot has Ever Ngo Livgo Matici o seen and in a very proud to associated with this Fine group sex Princeton Man h. Rondel Rumburg formerly of Princeton recently received his master of theology degree from lather Rice Seminary of Jacksonville Fla. Since attending Concord College and Piedmont College he has pastured churches in West Virginia Virginia and North Carolina. He is presently pastor of the new covenant Baptist Church in mount airy n. Rumburg is the son of or. And mrs. Forrest e. Rumburg of Princeton and is married to the former miss Barbara Stepp also of Princeton. They have two daughters Beth 12, and Sara to. I of people. I feel extremely j confident that if we continue in the direction we have started we a put Charlie Horne in Congress come Ford critical continued from Page one Senate confirmation hearings. Kissinger at a news conference in Austria last tuesday threatened to resign from office if attacks on his integrity were not cleared up. He has asked the Senate foreign relations committee to determine whether he lied last september about his role in the wiretapping. Walkout enters sixth Day at general Telephone offices a walkout approximately 500 employees of the general Telephone company of the Southeast moved into its sixth Day saturday with pickets being maintained at All of Gentel s facilities in Mercer and Mcdowell counties in West Virginia and Tazewell and Buchanan counties in Virginia. A bargaining session Between company officials and striking communications workers of America in it Cal 2276 has been set for tuesday at la . Officials said a site for the meeting had not been determined As of saturday night. A Federal mediator will present at the session. The walkout stems from the failure of the company ant the Union to reach an agreement regarding a wage reopened clause which was included in the contract. The contract was terminated at noon this past thursday. The company had offered a 7.9 per cent wage increase to employees now and an additional 2.2 per cent hike in november. The Cwa Faical has proposed a 15 per cent across the Board increase. H Don t expect gimmicks just Clear hearing John a Rowland hearing Aid specialist the Belton name has always meant Quality Quality engineering a Quality construction a a to provide Clear Quality hearing. Beltona free electronic test plus the exclusive Beltane certified hearing service plan Are your Assurance of Clear hearing. You deserve the Best. Don t Settle for less. You May keep a copy of your hearing test. Hearing is priceless hearing aids 1905 Wythe ave. Bluefield. W a. Phone�?325 1314 Blue Lustre car it shampoo the soil you can t see it grinding through the fibres of your shag carpeting. 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