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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 30, 1965, Bluefield, West Virginia Big one. Here tonight Beaver is. Charleston. A men bump Bristol Welch clips big Creek. Richlands Blanks Grundy. Vol. Xxx no. 303 Fini Rai i fee Road Plaat Postai paid at b Eufield. W va., and and�?~1 office Bluefield w. V�., saturday morning october 30, 1965 weather. Sunny with rising temperature today. High in 50s or 60s. Mostly sunny and warmer sunday. 7crm e bimts Daft y Steno at Virginia go cites 2-party differences Mclean a. A the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor took exception Friday to what he called the Assumption by some that the gop and the democrats Are in essential agreement on major problems facing Virginia. A actually a said Vincent f. Callahan jr., a this Assumption is false and misleading since there Are Sharp differences in attitude approach and Callahan outlined what he considered the Basic differences in the major positions taken by the republicans and democrats in the current gubernatorial Campaign in a prepared statement he also deplored what he called the apathy among Virginia a voters but nonetheless predict no drop in morale seen a a a a a a Cong still Tough plei me. South Viet Nam ap1 a a Grimy bearded u. S. Special forces Soldier who was on the winning Side in the week Long Battle of plei me paid his respects wryly Friday to the Viet Cong who lost a if their morale is Low and they re underfed and suffering from malaria. Id hate to fight item when they re fit Quot said pfc is a a Eugene Tafoya of Albuquerque by the red enemy took 730 casualties but displayed Tough fighting spirit until their final withdrawal in midweek after the arrival of massive . And South vietnamese Relief forces. Saigon reports intelligence reports made Public in Saigon sometimes tend to picture the communist Jungle forces As Haggard hunted men suffering from Low morale caused by food shortages sickness Ami repeated bombings by american planes. As a matter of fact one of the two captives taken in the plei me fighting has malaria and he said the disease is prevalent in his regiment. But the Viet Cong fought so Well with such displays of individual courage that maj. Charles Beckwith of Atlanta Gay a was moved to comment a if i had 200 of those Guys i could sweep the whole country one Man charge Beckwith was referring specifically of one Man a North vietnamese who charged from hiding at a South vietnamese platoon i patrol just outside the Camp. He was armed Only with two grenades but his unexpected assault so unnerved the platoon that it broke and ran without firing a shot. The communist was killed by an american firing from inside the Camp. Beckwith called the forces that tried to overrun the Camp a dedicated Well trained highly motivated excellent Soldier . Troops who have met the Viet Cong in major engagements consider As highly dangerous a feeling prevalent among some freshly arrived . Combat units tha one american is Worth any 10 of the dim Unitive Viet Cong. They also deplore a propaganda line sometimes heard in Saigon that the Viet Cong Wall to win has been seriously undermined. A let them come the hell out Here and find out How dispirited these Guys Are a said a sergeant in filthy fatigues after helping a group of government wounded to a helicopter for evacuation. Washington it a a Large Hopper dredge soon will move into Norfolk Harbor. Ato begin a $26-million Channel deepening project which holds the Promise of boosting Coal sales in West Virginia by 10 million tons annually sen Robert c. Byrd do. Va., said Friday. Certain sections of the Hampton roads Channel will be deepened to 45 feet to permit larger foreign ships to enter and transport Coal to Europe. Congress appropriated $3 million for the current fiscal year to begin the project. Byrd noted. He gave no exact Date As to when the operation will begin. Awarded $3-million Shreveport la. A former maj. Gen. Edwin a. I Walker was awarded a $3-Mil-i lion libel judgment Friday against the associated press j and the new Orleans times Pic Ayune publishing corp an All male Caddo Parish a county a civil court jury deliberated one hour and 55 minutes in deciding that Walker was lib eled in an a account of his i activities during the 1952 desegregation riots at the University of Mississippi. More than asked defense lawyers immediately moved in court to have the jury a verdict set aside and also moved for a mistrial on grounds that the awards exceeded file amount of $2,250,000 in damages alleged in walkers complaint dist. Court judge with Woods reserved decision on the motions and discharged the jury. In his instructions to tha i jury Woods had declared a no j one May recover More for any item of damage than the j amount sued the a said any judgment j lodged against it will be appealed second award it was the second award Walker has won As an outgrowth of the University of Mississippi riots. The associated press As sole defendant currently is appealing a $500,000-libel judgment outstanding in fort Worth tex., in favor of Walker. Similar suits filed by Walker j against the associated press and newspapers in these cities have been dismissed in Denver Kansas City and Louisville. Walker 55, claimed the associated press falsely described him As assuming command of Ole miss rioters sept. 30. 1962, and leading them on a charge against . Marshals. Two persons were killed in disorders that arose Over the admission to the University of negro James h Meredith. The times Picayune publishing corp. Was named in the current suit because its newspapers in new Orleans carried the apr riot Story under an Oxford miss., dateline. The trial began oct. 11. A school evacuated after bomb threat Fredericksburg a. Apr a telephoned bomb threat forced the evacuation of James Monroe High schools 800 pupils 15 minutes after classes began Friday. A 50-minute search of the school by police and fire inspectors disclosed no Trace of a bomb and the children went Back to their classes the Anonymous caller told school officials a bomb was in the building. De a record turnout and Republican Victory. The record vote in a gubernatorial election he said a will still leave approximately 75 per cent of the adult population at Home and the next governor of Virginia will probably be chosen by less than 13 per cent of the adults in the Commonwealth. Machine control a the Small electorate in Virginia is the result of decades of discrimination machine control confusing registration methods and a general governmental attitude that encourages apathy. A a Virginia a record of kit or participation in elections is something we can t be proud of. It is the method by which the democratic organization has maintained its Iron grip upon the people and affairs of Virginia for such a Long time a summing up his outline of differences Between the democrats and republicans. Callahan chose a five major questions and. The relative they were unalterably opposed the Roll tax. A the Republican party is unalterably opposed to the poll tax As a prerequisite to voting a Callahan said a democratic silence on the subject indicates that they favor its conflict of interest. A the Republican party has pledged to enact meaningful legislation in this Field to apply on a statewide basis and include members of both the executive and legislative branches of government a he said. A the democrats have recently tried to justify a payoffs to organization legislators for certain Legal work done for the state Highway department. In the past they have opposed conflict of interest legis Lauon and we can assume that their attitude has not mental health. A the Republican party has adopted a program to achieve National accreditation for All of its state mental Callahan said. A the democrats have merely promised not necessary sales tax. Callahan said the republicans have shown that a state wide sales tax is not necessary for the next two years although acknowledging that it May be necessary in the future and pledging support to this end. The democratic party on the other hand has come out with no Strong stand either pro or con and the general Public is still confused As to exactly How they stand on this vital fiscal policy. A the Republican party Quot he said a in predicting a record surplus in excess of $100 million has taken the position that our tax Revenue should be put to work for the people of Virginia rather than be a hoarded in Virginia Banks we believe that the accumulation of a huge surplus in View of the crying needs of the citizens of Virginia amounts to almost a criminal neglect a the democratic party has defended the policy of consistently underestimating revenues As a Good fiscal a a a a. 40-mile trek to stress Viet support Huntington it a eight Marshall University students plan a 40-mile walk saturday from St. Albans to Huntington to dramatize their support of United states policy in Viet Nam. The group organized by army Veteran Jim Adkins of Salt Rock will carry a petition signed by More than 1,000 Marshall students who support . Policy. The eight men All service veterans or reservists said they would leave St. Albans at 4 . And Hope to arrive in Huntington at 7 . In addition to the petition they la carry a radio to listen to the Marshall Western Michigan football game saturday afternoon at Kalamazoo Mich. Seeks astronaut status a Navy la Frank k. Fills of Paynesville. Ohio who lost both legs in 1962 while fighting to keep his Jet plane from crashing into a housing area is among applicants being considered by the Navy for nomination As an astronaut. He has since been returned to Active duty. A War photo legless flier on Astro checklist Monterey Calif. A a 32-year-old Navy flier who lost his lower legs in a crash said confidently Friday he a ready to match in Competition to become an astronaut. It. Frank k. Ellas whose legs arc artificial from just below the Knees suppressed his excitement on hearing that a Navy Board is considering his Applina Long shot set off Amchitka Island Alaska 1 Fapp the United states sex plodded an 80-Kiloton thermonuclear device 2,300 feet below the surface of this Low treeless Aleutian Island Friday. A department of defense j spokesman called the shot a a j perfect it was de i signed to help distinguish nuclear blasts from natural earthquakes. In Washington the Pentagon said a government seismic detection station in Montana. 3,200 Miles from Amchitka. Received i signals from the underground explosion. A the signals were received at the Montana station 8 minutes and 29 seconds after the explosion. Called a Long shot a was set off at 10 . Bering Standard time a 4 . Est. The blast was also recorded on seismographs in Alaska Washington and California. A message from the observation station pm Amchitka to a department of defense spokesman at Adak in the aleutians gave this description of the explosion a there was no audible noise from the shot to someone not equipped with Geo phone receive j ers. They heard noise but it was probably attributable to the movement of the building and j not to the detonation. A there was no definable Pic j Ture on television cameras i aimed at a ground Zero at the time of detonation. It was As though someone bumped the the blast was not Felt at Adak 160 Miles East of am cil a. The defense department spokesman said measuring instruments picked up no sign of unusual radiation amp. Tion. A that sounds very preliminary a he cautioned. But his irrepressible Confidence and humor burst All Bounds when asked if an my put tee had any Chance of actually making the Grade laughs it off a fall 1 lost were some dirty socks and smelly feet Quot the married father of four children said by Way of laughing off his heroic act at Point Mug Calif., in 1962. Ellis stayed with the disabled Jet he was ferrying from Norfolk va., to keep it from spreading death through a trailer Camp a then ejected too late Only 65 feet up. A basically most of us have some really Lousy concepts about the abilities of the amputee Quot the 150-Pound Painesville. Ohio airman said. He took a pause in studies at the Navy postgraduate school at Monterey toward a masters in aeronautical engineering for a Telephone interview no change in flying a the Only Iii Terence out Ween me and any Normal Man is running and jumping ability. There is no change in my flying ability. A after i got out of the Hospital i was ordered Back to my Squadron for limited duty. A a in a limited now to dual controlled aircraft with a qualified Copilot. I want upgrading to service group 1. So i can Fly he swims runs obstacle courses. Makes Parachute jumps puts in hours of study and helps his wife. Christine rear David 6. Debbie 5, Dana 3. And Danny 2. Second degree murder ruled Washington Thomas Henry 38, of Algoma in Mcdowell county was fould guilty of second degree murder in the beating death of another Algoma Man in Mcdowell criminal court at Welch Friday. Henry was convicted in the death of Charley Williams 78, at a store Between Northfork and Ashland sept. 17. Henry was not sentenced pending the outcome of a hearing on a motion to set the verdict aside second degree murder is punishable by 5 to 18 years imprisonment. The defense had entered a not guilty plea claiming Sef defense and that the victim pulled a knife on Henry. The jury deliberated about one hour and 15 minutes before returning the verdict. Mrs. Thornhill to be Delegate governor Hoeft Smith has named mrs. Robert Thornhill to the West Virginia House of delegates. Mrs. Thornhill succeeds Robert Holroyd who resigned recently to accept the Job As Mercer county prosecuting attorney the appointment of mrs Thornhill a Democrat is effective nov. 1. She Wall fill the unexpired term until the next election. Mrs. Thornhill vice president of the West Virginia federation of women s clubs fifth District was one of three recommended by the Mercer county executive committee. The other two were Walter w. Burton of Princeton and Norris Kantor of Bluefield. When mrs. Thornhill takes her seat at the next session of the state i Egi Lauire. She will become the fifth woman member of that body. A a a Boundary Crew gets lost in Woods Duxbury mass. Tap the selectmen of Pembroke and Duxbury will try again saturday to make the annual Check of town Boundary posts. This time they will take com passes and Trail blazing Equi ment. Last week the selectmen got lost in the Woods trying to find the Boundary lines. Cove Creek woman killed in Auto truck collision Janet Neel thrown out it of her car brother escapes serious injury trucker not Hurt a 21-year-old it. I. Bastian a. Woman mrs Janet keen Neel of Cove Creek was fatally injured in an Auto truck collision about 13 Miles East of Tazewell a. Friday afternoon. Mrs. Neel an employee of the Tazewell National Bank died in route to Jeffersonville Hospital in Tazewell victim of multiple injuries sustained in the mishap. Or. Neel s brother 14-year old Tormie Clark Kenn a passenger in the 1965 Model Auto she was driving escaped with minor injuries. Thrown from car the victim was thrown from the Auto when it was in collision with a 1059 Model driven by heroic it Wilson Nelson 52. Of Brandywine Nelson was not Hurt a preliminary investigation by state police inchoate that the Neel Auto had pulled out from a Mailbox and was making a left turn into a driveway when the two vehicles collided. The mishap occurred on it. 81, the Tazewell Rocky Gap Road about 5 . Edwards investigates trooper c. G. Edwards was conducting the investigation. The victim was the wife of Ronnie Neel. Additional survivors include the brother Ronnie Clark keen who made his Home with the Neels and two Sisters mrs. Ruth Murray of Bluefield and mrs. Margaret Bradley of abbs Vanwey. A the body was taken to Neever funeral Home of Tazewell. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete. Driver Dies on his final run Baltimore. My. A api death Rode with Bennett English Friday on his last run on bus no. 35. English had worked for the Baltimore transit co for to years coming to the company in 1921 As a Street car motor Man. He reached the mandatory retirement age of 65. He wanted to continue driving but he was told that Friday would be Nis last Day English reported for work at 5 . He did no to feel Well. He looked Pale dispatcher Rube Bozen to a asked him a Why done to you take the Day off after All it s your last Day of wok a English drank a cup of Coffee and took two aspirins and said he would be All right. He pulled no. 35 out of the garage and headed for his route. Six minutes later before tie picked up any passengers j witness saw the bus swerve to the right climb the curb and hit a sign for a bus Stop. The bus careened Back onto the Street and sideswiped a car coming to rest near a Street Corner. Up up it they go a a London Model shows the mobility possible with a thigh High skirt. They re a daring four to five inches above the knee Over All length but 18 inches. And Shorter ones Are being desisted a War photo via Cable from London Brief skirt Sells swiftly in Britain by Eddy Gilmore London Cap the makers of a thigh High skirt a described As the shortest mass produced skirt on the Market a a said Friday that their briefly is meeting with a sensational response. Said a spokesman for the designers a we put this Little skirt on Sale at a Well known London shop in the morning. It sold out before suspended a daring four to five inches above the knee its Over All length is but 18 inches. Made of Corduroy it retails for $8.33. Selling everything fashion expert Judy Innes commented in the daily mail a this in t just another piece of London Miti quetania. These skirts that would make a flapper Blush Are Selling a Bond Street store is doing a Rushing business with its ver j Sion of the thigh High a Black and White Tweed skirt 19 inches Long. A spokesman for a Chain store with ready to Wear stores All Over Britain said a a month ago we brought out our Short skirts. They were but 19 to 20 inches from Waist to hem. On the first saturday at our Guildford Branch we sold 21 out of the 24 we had. The others went on the following 17-Inch Model two weeks from now. Another designer a Biba s a will bring out a skirt that is Only 17 inches Long. Britain s top Model Jean Shrimpton has Given the thigh High skirt a big hike by wearing skirts four to five inches above her Knees. Fashion experts appeared to 35-cent lunch tabs paid by checks under protest inside Chester. A. Apr their three Day suspension ended the Steward children went Back to school Friday and each handed Over a 35-cent Check for lunch in the cafeteria. For their Money Charles jr., 13. And Peggy 8. Were served a this is halloween time Mark you a witches tuna pie Jack of lantern salad ghosts bread and butter spook faced cupcakes and just Plain milk. A there you Are a the Mother reacted. A the pupils Arentt allowed to take their own lunches and what happens tuna fish. My kids done to like it. Even those fancy names would t tempt the school accepted the checks with no hint of Tongue in Cheek. Or. And mrs. Charles Steward or. Said they wanted Abby 18 Goren 10 add years 10 movies 3 classified 7 Princeton 12comes 11 society 3 a a in a a a for a a a was n crossword tit sports. 4 order to have proof of payment. Dennis 10 stocks. 10 along with the checks went editorials 6 to. 10 this formal note of protest a be cause of the lunchroom situation and the children bringing lunches to school being forbidden we pay the lunchroom fee under the school fare affair came into wide focus on tuesday when Robert f. Russel president of the Board in the Chester township District which embraces two Grade schools suspended the two Steward children for violating rules governing the federally subsidized cafeteria lunch program. Originally the children were permitted to take their lunches provided they paid the 35 cents As Well. Later the Board changed this to require All pupils to pay in the cafeteria and to forbid bringing lunch. Pupils might go Home at noon of course but some lived too far away. Russel said the government pays about six cents for each cafeteria lunch and that to continue getting even that much All the pupils would have to buy the 35-cent lunches. He said also that his five member Board was a concerned about making the lunch program pay. So that we do not have to use tax Money to support in Washington the agriculture department said that there is no Federal regulation preventing a child from taking his own lunch to school or prohibiting school authorities from requiring pupils to so re in the cafeteria lunch program r is left up to local determination. Russel spent thi morning in Harrisburg the state capital talking with or. Neal Musman no a Deputy in the state department of Public instruction. Later Russel said he would ask his Board to take another look at the rules indicated that perhaps a change was in order. Mus Manno who. Speaking outside his Job a Ciple of Days ago. Labelled the Steward suspensions improper and capricious said Friday he made no recommendations to Russel j be in agreement that no skirt a regardless of the wearers age a should be longer than mide Kneecap level for autumn 1965. A older women Are getting used to them now Quot said a spokesman for another firm a co Jana. A the mid Kneecap level is right for women Over 35. Tha 25 to 35-year-Olds can Wear them three inches above the knee and the under 25s? in Britain the answer appear to be a what your legs your conscience and the Law allows. _4 a card Burner gets 30 Days Syracuse by. A it pacifist David j. Miller the first Man to be charged under a new Federal Law prohibiting the destruction of draft cards returned to jus Home town and to jail Friday. The 22-year-old Lemoyne College graduate who gained National head Ines when he burned what he said was his draft card during a peace demonstration oct. 15. Was convicted in City court of unlawful intrusion on private property and sentenced to 30 Days in the Penitentiary. The charge stemmed from a sit in 9fa? by the Congress of racial Equality at the Niagara Mohawk Power co. Headquarters Here last March. Core had accused the sprawling Utility of Dacri i nation in hiring practices. The company denied the charge. Miller who had pleaded innocent. Was sentenced by judge Robert of Hara. Faith Seidenberg. Miller attorney said she planned to Appeal the Case. Meanwhile. Miller was taken to the Onondaga county Penitentiary at nearby Jamesville to begin serving his sentence. The Syracusa who had been living n new York City since his graduation from College last june had been free on $500 Bond on the Federal charge there he had pleaded too edit thursday to a charge of burning his draft card during a protest in front of the army induction Center in new York. Logan Man killed Washington 1 apr the defense department Friday identified army pfc. Homer d Nelson of Lake Logan county w. A. As one of 12 servicemen killed in action in Viet Nam he was the son of mrs. Focke Nelson of Lake. Extended forecast temperatures through wednesday will average from 3-7 decrees above Normal highs of 62 South and 59 North and Normal lows of 40 South and 33 North. No rain is expected during the period

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