Charleston Daily Mail in Charleston, West-Virginia 11 Jul 1977
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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Charleston, West VirginiaThe occasional showers Likely tonight tuesday. Low tonight around 70. High tuesday in upper 80s. Details on Page 2a volume 169, no. 9 Ilo flail without or with silence to friends or foes Kkt tech your world exactly As it goes Charleston West Virginia monday evening july about Antiques you can learn a lol from a ii a Mirkil Finik i age a. Home edition 5 playing it Cool in Pool All conquering hear of intermit thy Wrath night is far off and hotter hours the poet May have said it in the 19th Century but area residents can identify with the sentiment. Though the sweltering temperatures eased some this weekend people still were looking for a Quick Cool off. Finding Relief in a backyard wading Pool Are Libby Lawson and her 7-year-old daughter Lisa of Bream Street. Daily mail photo by Earl Benton. The heat s off Rains bring instant Relief thundershowers that drenched the Kanawha Valley yester Day snapped the week s sweltering heat wave As sunday s 4 . High of 81 degrees tumbled to 71 with an overnight Low of 66. Meteorologists at Kanawha Airport measured 1.1 inches of rain. The Edgewood Section of Charleston reported the most rainfall with 1.93 inches. The Cooling trend will continue through the week with daytime highs in the mid-80s and nighttime lows in the 60s, according to the National weather service. An 80 per cent Chance of thunderstorms exists for today and tonight and rain is expected to continue through Friday. Sunday s thunderstorm apparently did Little damage to City and private property officials reported today. David Brown Public works director for the City of Charles ton said the two hour rain flooded the Virginia Street under pass and a basement in Kanawha City. A car that stalled in the underpass sustained water damage and had to be towed. A police department spokesman in St. Albans where 1.61 inches of rain fell said the Only reported flooding there was in the Washington Street underpass but that it quickly drained away. Last thursday at the Peak of the heat the 8 . Tempera Ture was 78, compared with 75 sunday. Eventually thursday s temperature Rose to a High of 94 degrees. At the same time sunday the temperature had fallen to 71. Ready for metric the world already has gone metric. The . Is next. The question is Are you ready for it next july for instance the weather service plans to drop fahrenheit figures entirely. You la probably hear the temperature outside is a Balmy 24 will you know what to make of that soon afterwards rainfall will be Given in Millimetres instead of inches and wind speeds in Kilometres instead of Miles per hour. Speak out lines will be open tues Day from 8 . To 2 ., to find out Are you ready for metric com ments former s. Charleston Man new state banking chief Mullen new bonking commissioner by Richard Grimes chief of the Capitol Bureau gov. Rockefeller today named a for Mer South Charleston Man to be his new banking commissioner replacing h. David Hale who announced his resignation last week. C. Joe Mullen 38, of Parkersburg a food Chain executive was sworn in to Day by chief Justice Fred Caplan of the state supreme court. Mullen is a for Mer executive vice president of Union Trust National Bank in Parkersburg and presently is vice president of finance with Kemp a convenience stores. In making the appointment Rocke most state miners returning to work by David Greenfield of the daily mail staff West Virginia Coal miners appeared to be returning to work today after a two week vacation period interrupted a Wildcat strike that had More than 000 state miners off their jobs in protest Over cutbacks in the ump health and retirement funds. According to a w. A. Coal Assn. Spokesman 7.400 miners were still on strike today Over the july 1 benefits Cut. Which forces ump beneficiaries to pay up to j500 a year per family in doctor and Hospital Bills. Consolidation Coal co. Reported two mines idled this morning with about 1.050 miners out. While Eastern associated Coal corp. Reported about miners still on strike in Southern Coal Fields. Meanwhile a spokesman in Eastern Kentucky said he expected District 30 s miners to return to work this morning. National figures showed Jay wants Uncle Sam s mining Aid by Richard Grimes chief of the Capitol Bureau gov. Rockefeller said today the fed eral government should help absorb the financial Burden of developing the new Coal mines that president Carter wants by 1985, and he said he told that to Carter members of his Cabinet and other governors meeting this past weekend in Washington. West Virginia is the second largest Coal producing state in the nation and Rockefeller said that doubling Coal re lated taxes would provide Only a Small amount of the Money needed to develop 125 new Coal mines to meet the president s production goal. In that regard. Rockefeller announced at a news conference today that he is seeking an interview with president Carter soon to discuss the costly upgrading of the West Virginia Turnpike. He said he will emphasize the Turnpike s significance in giving Southern West Virginia Coal miners improved Access to the rest of the state. He called the Turnpike his number one Road building priority. This is part of the governor s continued Campaign to improve the Way of life in Coal communities. Rockefeller said he told other governors that Coal production cannot be increased at ran Dom without also developing decent communities where miners can live. He said present Coal communities never catch up. Rockefeller said he Felt that Many governors unfamiliar with Coal production did not fully understand what was involved. He said states do not have the Money to build sewer systems water treatment plants Road and new Homes As soon As a Coal mine is developed in a desolate area. The governor pointed out that Coal is transported in trucks Over Miles turn to pm. 3a, col. 2 democracy Miller s goal see Story on Page 6b 000 ump miners out the Day before vacation mostly in West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky. This weekend miners attending ral lies in Danville in District 17 and so phia in District 29 voted to continue the Wildcat strike. The meetings were called by the miners right to strike committee. At the meeting in Danville commit tee member skip Delano called the medical Benefit cutback blackmail on the part of the Coal operators and emphasized that operators and Union officials were incorrect in pinning the cause of the cutback on the loss of production because of wildcats. The health and retirement funds Are financed by royalties paid by Coal operators on tons of Coal mined and Man hours worked. Delano a speaker at yesterday s rally in Danville attended by More than 300 ump members said that inflation had Cost the funds twice As much As Wildcat strikes and that they operators Are trying to hold our people at the meeting the right to strike committee circulated a petition de manding that the cutbacks be with drawn and that the new ump contract scheduled to go into effect at the end of this year change the Way the f4nds Are set up so that medical benefits and pensions Are not tied to the vote of miners in Danville and Sophia to remain on strike came de spite continued pleas by ump presi Dent Arnold Miller to end the walkout and return to work. In a Friday press conference in Char Leston Miller said that he intends to reopen the 1974 bituminous Coal wage turn to pm. 3a. Col. 3 dateline Washington by Bob Kittle daily mail Washington Bureau Washington whether 75-year-old Jennings Randolph seeks re election to a fifth term in the Senate May depend largely on the health of his wife Mary. Mrs. Randolph a native of Keyser who met the senator when she was 13 years old. Has been ill for several months. Randolph and the former social worker were married shortly before he began serving his first term in the House in 1933 the hopeful first year of the Roosevelt administration. Because of mrs. Randolph s health the senator spends As few nights out of town As possible. Although he is not expected to make up his mind whether to enter next May s primary until late this year aides say he wants to run again. I can t imagine him not keeping up the said one aide. I think if he Ever stopped it would kill chairman of the Senate environment and Public works committee. Randolph still drives himself to work from his georgian style Home on Reservoir Road Here and maintains a strenuous schedule of committee work floor business and speaking engagements. The senator s health is excellent and aides say he consumes a diet of fish and fowl to keep Down his weight. He Only eats dessert when no one is looking staff members say. Once around the Hill it is impossible to Tell How much influence Senate majority Leader Robert c. Byrd had in president Carter s decision to ground the by strategic bomber. But Only four Days before the president announced his decision Byrd sent the White House a lengthy letter detailing his opposition to the costly weapons system. The Day before Carter held a press conference to deliver his decision on the Randolph came away from a meeting in the Oval office convinced the president was going to support the by. The senator s comments to a Washington Post reporter after the meeting formed the basis of a Page one Story on the morning of the press conference. The Story speculated the opposite of what the president was to announce. The announcement last week that 77-year-old rep. George Mahon d-tex., will not seek re election Means rep. John Slack will climb one rung in seniority on the House appropriations committee. Mahon is the current chairman and Slack ranks eighth in seniority on the influential 35-member committee before the Senate majority Leader sat Down on the Capitol Steps to be photographed with a group of Young constituents last week he pulled a handkerchief from his pocket and spread it on the step to keep from dirtying the rest of his pants according to a passerby in sen. Byrd s office on the second floor of the Capitol female employees Are prohibited from wearing pants and male workers must Wear Coats and ties there is concern in the office of rep. Slack that state sen. Is Galperin a Kanawha May receive financial backing from gov. Rockefeller in a potential bid to unseat the third District congressman. Secretary of state Cyrus Vance was spotted in a Washington supermarket recently. The Tarn to pm. 3a, col. 1 Feller said that his administration is going to Call on Banks to fulfil lending obligations to the Community and he noted that financial institutions including state government As a participant have not in the past done As much As they could to help neighbourhood development. Rockefeller said he had in mind Loans for Industrial Parks and Shell buildings. Mullen is the son of or. And mrs. Carl Mullen of South Charleston. His father a plumber is a former South Charleston City councilman. Hale who also is from Parkersburg quit the banking commissioner s Job he has held since january citing personal torn to pm. 3a, col. 1 top of the evening peach fits some cancer victims answer by the extract that is upsetting the medical profession. Editor Jack Maurice sees no need for regulation unless so Meone proves it to be toxic. Page 4a. Love is. A baby Kin Casali whose love is column is a popular daily mail feature now has a Little love a boy born sunday. He s a last gift from her late husband. Page 13 a. Charlie West says the Guf who gets the con cession on metric spoken Here will wind up a million Aire. Pigeon racer Zach Bridge business .6b line Jumble lifestyles .13a .8a awns 70 racing pigeons Birds Emmert Ashford will a Wing their Way Home from places but their biological Compass is still a mystery. Reporter Robert Charleston and you con bet on it. Sports editor Bill Smith dear to Ida visits with the owner today. Page 1 Ashford and an Accident that broke two of his fingers. Page
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