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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - August 2, 1979, Corbin, Kentucky
Thursday August 2, 1979 / Good evening for bin �tmp0�rtbun? Cumberland fal Scorbin by. / volume 87. Number 181/15 cents a single copy / 18 pages today today in the Tri counties gear and mild tonight with lows in the mid to upper 60s. Mostly sunny Friday with highs in the upper 80s. Winds diminishing tonight. Wednesday s High temp a to wednesday s Low temp a 70 Sunset thursday Sunrise Friday a 42 Sunset Friday a 8 42 precipitation a Trace Homecoming slated the Bethlehem Baptist Church will begin Homecoming activities August 5 with sunday school services at 10 . The Rev. Darvin Wells will deliver the Homecoming message at 11 ., with dinner following at noon. The afternoon will be devoted to singing with the Melody makers featured guests. Pastor is Volen line. Swim party tonight a swim party and disco dance will be held at the Corbin City Pool tonight from 9 . Till 1 . The dance which will feature music by sound experience is sponsored by the Gay recreation commission. Admission for persons 13 and older is two dollars. Homecoming sunday Homecoming will be held at the horse Creek Baptist Church pm sunday August 5 at 10 . There will be special singing and dinner at the Church. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. Class reunion the Whitley county High school class of 1969 will hold its 10th reunion saturday August 4 at 6 30 . In the Whitley county Middle school at Williamsburg. Free parking police chief Phil Henderlight announced there will be free parking in the downtown area Friday and saturday for the Nib Roc sidewalk Days. School open House an open House will be held at the recently completed Corbin Middle school from 12-5 . Saturday August 4. Tri county deaths Frank Davidson Carl Ensslin Martha Hale Charlie Mcdaniel Fred Moorman jr., Anthony Sharp. Soviets gain Haig urges Senate to bolster . Arms set Salt ii aside the great pumpkin Bart Amburgey area real estate broker poses with a pumpkin he grew. Amburgey said the pumpkin weighed More than 200 pounds. Old Bui rouses ire of customer although the Bill dates Back More than 15 years the City utilities commission thinks Harrison Partin of Corbin owes it some Money. Partin said he paid the $30.47 Bill years ago. But he a afraid if he does no to pay it now the utilities commission will Cut off his water. Partin received a letter from the commission saying the charges would be attached to his present Billing if not paid within 15 Days from receipt of the letter. Partin said he was told however that if he did no to pay the old Bill his water which is the Only service he receives from the commission would be disconnected. Partin said he discussed the old Bill with utilities commission employees but they still contend he owes the Money. A i told them my memory is better than your records a Partin said. Andrew Adams accounting manager for the utilities company said Partin actually owes four Bills which total the $30.47 amount. Partin said the letter stated he Only owed Bills from one location 3012mi s. Main Street. The Date of the Bill was from april 1 to May 1,1964. A How could i owe four a he said. A a something a messed up saying the Billing and accounting is handled by a cd Minuter Adams commented a it would be rather hard for us to have them the four Bills if they have been a Partin said he was made to pay the $30.47 in 1966, when he opened partings body Soa they said before i could pay the Deposit to obtain services to the business id have to pay the old Bill a he explained. But Adams said As far As he knows that never has been a policy of the utilities company. Instead because Bills usually cover the previous months services Urey present to a customers new address until All tee charges Are paid. As for the Bill dating so far Back Adams said the company is a making efforts to collect As Many aged Bills As if Partin was unable to pay the whole Bill at one time Adams said the commission would be willing to work out the payment Over an extended time period. A a we re not that bad a Adams said. A a we a be lenient and work out payments Over a couple of Adams said Partin could take the matter before the City utilities commission and the Board could dismiss Teebi. The commissioners have been known to dismiss Bills Adams said a but it would be something of a Gap if they dwt a to pay any attention to our pain acknowledged he might end up having to pay the Bill. A but in a not paying it because i think i owe it a he added. Washington a Gen. Alexander Haig the former supreme Allied commander in Europe today renewed his Call for tee Senate to set tee Salt ii treaty aside while it works to bolster the nations nuclear and conventional defences. Pleas from Haig and others for More defense spending As a Price for ratifying Salt ii appear to have picked up significant Senate support. Sen. Alan Cranston the Senate a no. 2 democratic Leader predicted wednesday the treaty will be ratified after a Compromise involving increased military spending and a commitment to seek far deeper reductions in nuclear weapons in the Salt Iii negotiations. Haig told the Senate foreign relations committee an unchecked drive by the soviet Union to increase its nuclear might has placed it on the verge of achieving strategic superiority. He made a virtually identical Appeal gasoline boy Dies of Burns Frederick Moorman jr., a 10-year-old Knox county resident died wednesday afternoon of Burns suffered in a gasoline fire. Knox county sheriff Ulys Bingham a wife said tee boy lived with his grandmother Jean Moorman who is staying with an elderly Flat lick resident Ellen Burnett at whose Home the fire occurred. According to information Given the sheriff Frederick and another boy were playing in the Yard while another youth mowed the Lawn. His grandmother had Gie to the Post office and had been gone about 15 minutes when the fire occurred. Burnett was resting in a be drown of the Hosae. The boys had apparently been rolling newspapers then sticking them in a plastic Jug filled with gasoline allowing tee liquid to seep into tee paper. Frederick then took some of tee paper and lit it on tee stove catching his clothing on fire. A spokesman for tee Knox county ambulance service said the boy was in the front Yard when they arrived. He was transported to tee Pineville Hospital but Only lived about 20 minutes after arriving at tee Hospital. Mrs. Bingham said Burnett was Able to escape from tee burning House. She said the Kitchen was damaged by tee fire but the House was not destroyed. Last week to the Senate armed services committee. A a firm unambiguous demonstration of renewed . Strength and ability to Lead is Long overdue a Haig said. A the global Power balance is viewed in Europe As shifting against it and we can ignore it no longer. A it is essential that this debate result in a demonstration of our resolve to redress this imbalance by an immediate and unequivocal commitment of greater resources to our defense at a news conference wednesday Cranston contended that the debate Over the treaty is shifting away from the specific provisions of the pact editor s notebook by James l. Crawford in a looking Forward to the Nib Roc festival this year. A lot of new events and fresh ideas have been incorporated into the program. The chamber of Commerce and the Nib Roc committee have done a great Deal of imaginative planning. All that remains is for the Community to enthusiastically take part in the activities. The major departure from past years will be the absence of a full scale carnival at the show grounds. Kiddie rides will be set up but the game and refreshment Booths will be manned by civic clubs. I really Hope this idea catches on and perhaps is expanded next summer. It Means that Money spent at the fair stays at h one and is spent by tee civic clubs on local projects. Besides the Midway changes a championship boat race a Tennis tournament and two mile race have been added to the Agenda. That a not All of course but it gives you an idea of what will be Hai Odening in Corbin starting tomorrow and chitin using through August 11. Naturally we have our staff poised to leap into tee festivities. Don Sergent will carry the times Tribune colors in the run America run race. Don is also considered a dark horse in the putt putt tournament. Mike Goss has honed his Tennis skills to a Fine Edge in preparation for the Tennis tournament. Then the and Johnny Crawford Are entered in tee doubles compe ution. They May not win but certainly give a fright to whomever is peering across the net at them. Robin Mccabe has restricted her diet to a few shreds of lettuce and a handful of raw carrots the past three Days so she can be in t form for the pie eating contest. Robin also plans to enter an old family recipe in the baking c a petition. That leaves Only Craig Daniels who is having difficulty finding a contest suited to his talents. We May put him in either the Critter race or sack race. Sports editor Jack Thurston recommended the High diving Competition from atop Laurel Teke Bridge but Craig can to find that particular contest listed in the schedule of events. The postal service catches a Heap of Flack. Nationally it May be Well deserved. However locally we re blessed with people who have been patient and helpful with us. Call when we bundle too few papers for a Rural route or put the wrong town in the wrong mail sack. And we get the same sort of consideration from postmasters in other area communities. We appreciate the Effort these folks make in serving their customers. In my last column i managed to incorrectly identify a local business. I wrote Poynter Brothers electric when i meant Poynter plumbing supplies inc. And news editor Ted Smiley pointed out i used the word a a flaunt in a sentence when a a flout was the Correct term. Have you noticed the Rose Bushes which Bloom in front of Hardeep a restaurant on main Street or the handsome Shade tree which or. . Wells saved when he constructed a parking lot adjacent to his office on sixth Street anyone who tries to make Corbin a More pleasant place to live deserves to be commended. On the other hand i can to help but feel a Little sad and irritated every time i pass the Utility commission office. Until a few years ago the office had a Side Yard shaded by a magnificent old tree. Then the commission chopped Down the tree paved the Yard put up a Metal Fence and used the area to store transformers. Surely suitable place could have been found to stack the transformers. Because opponents have failed to win converts with their claim that Salt ii is fatally flawed. He said the new focus on americans Overall defense posture results from warnings that the soviet uni i is seeking nuclear superiority and from demands that defense spending be substantially increased to meet the threat. A the Way i see things falling together is a commitment that we win a do what is necessary for our National defense combined with a very str wig statement instructing tee . Delegates to Salt Iii that their no. 1 a business is to seek and achieve significant cuts Cranston said. Senate objects to Gas rationing Bill by Tom Raum associated press writer Washington apr democratic congressional leaders Are making one last bid to Rush a standby gasoline rationing Bill to president Carters desk but they claim their chances Are slim. More Likely. Congress will begin its month Long recess at the close of business Friday without producing the rationing Bill Carter seeks. The Senate was expected today to formally reject the rationing Bill the House passed late wednesday and thus set off the search for a Compromise version. The House passed its Bill by a 263-159 vote but Laened it with so my amendments Senate leaders immediately pronounced it unacceptable. Finding a Compromise that can be enacted before the recess a would be very difficult a concluded rep. John Dingell d-mich., the main House sponsor of the rationing Bill. However he said tee attempt win be made. A it wont be easy a he said. House leaders had hoped to give the president at least this piece of his new Energy plan before beginning their recess. Many of the amendments tacked on in tee House did not concern rationing. One would weaken the new Federal order requiring thermostats in non residential buildings to be set at an Energy saving 78 degrees. Others would set aside special reserves of tractor fuel for Farmers and heating Oil for Homes in cold weather regions. A it looks like we re going to have an impasse a said sen. Henry m. Jacksom d-wash., chairman of the Senate Energy committee. He said the amendment exempting businesses from the 78-degree thermostat Law if they save an equivalent amount of Energy through other Means was especially objectionable to senators one tee Senate would a absolutely not accept. White House officials also indicated the president has serious reservations about the Bill As it emerged from the House. Following wednesdays vote tee White House press office issued a statement that called the Bill a a modest beginning but said a we Are disappointed that the House has been unable to agree on a direct and clearcut Bill that contains a set of measures that would enable the president to protect the country from the kinds of problems we have been experiencing this summer. The Bill clearly needs improvement before the president can sign House democratic leaders blamed partisan politics for the Hodge podge Bill that finally emerged from the chamber. Takes four lives Indiana bears Brunt of drenching storm by the associated press Indiana bore the Brunt of a band of foul weather stretching East from the Rockies with a Tornado and floods that took four lives and threatened More property damage in the drenched Midwest state. By this morning the rain had stopped except in extreme Northern Indiana. And officials at the National weather service in Indianapolis said Little More was expected today. A Flash flood warning remained in effect until Friday however for the Central part of the state the result of a fierce storm system that dumped rain on already saturated lands wednesday. Tornado warnings have been posted in seven counties and Flash flood warnings were out in part or All of 15 counties. In Indianapolis 2.21 inches of rainfall was recorded wednesday a compared to a Normal rainfall of 2.ci8 for the entire month. And in Mitchell officials said 4�?~/is inches fell in 45 minutes. week heavy Rains produced record flooding along Ohio River tributaries in Southern Indiana. The bodies of Ricanne Raines 11, and Angela Martini 13, both of Indianapolis were recovered from a drainage ditch in More than 4 feet of water police said wednesday. The girls reportedly were trying to Rescue a Small dog. And in Mitchell two people who were swept into a storm sewer while playing on a rubber raft were killed police said. Police also reported that a Tomao struck a trailer Park about 20 Miles South of Indianapolis slightly injuring two people. Another Tornado was reported in the area of Middletown Ohio and the the National weather service said it would Send inspectors to the town to try to confirm the report. Madison township firefighters said Mechanic James Cornett 22, of Middletown was injured when a roof collapsed. In Fairfield just North of Cincinnati water was Waist deep in a number of Homes after pleasant run Creek overflowed its Banks. Two golfers were released fran a Hospital after treatment for Shock in Cincinnati after lightning struck the Summit Hills country club Golf course. Thundershowers were forecast for today fran new England into Delaware and from the the lower great lakes and the upper Ohio Valley across the appalachians
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