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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - December 16, 1973, Corbin, Kentucky Vol 81 a mob a of Torbin Cumberland Falls Ratbun number 295 Corbin Kentucky sunday morning december 16, 1973 10 cents a copy 16 pages today Raveling Rawford Bible thought Kaiui without Faith it is impossible to please him. For whoever would draw near to god must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. A hebrew 11 16. This newspapers efforts to find out who is the oldest citizen in the Tri county area has brought to Light the fact that at least three people Here Are 102 years old. The oldest of the three by 13 Days is mrs. Ellen Alsip widow of the late Henry Alsip of Woodbine. She was born july 9, 1871. She lives near Wilton now with mrs. Bertha Eaton a daughter. In addition to her daughter she also has 13 grandchildren 57 great grandchildren and 40 great great grandchildren. Her health is not too Good at the present time. The other two 102-year-Olds Are John Turner of the Boone Manor nursing Home born july 22, 1871 and mrs. Martha Mccowan of Laurel Heights born october 27, 1871. A year or two ago mrs. Ethel Mckee 105 tenth Street sent mrs. Richard Nixon a pair of knitted boots. They were a Nice baby Pink in color because mrs. Mckee has noticed that the presidents wife always looked Lovely in the pastel colors that she wears. She received a Nice letter of thanks from mrs. Nixon and supposed that would be the end of an incident. A i just sent the boots on the Spur of the moment a mrs. Mckee said. But a few Days ago she received a coloured photograph of the Nixon family group. In the picture were the president mrs. Nixon their two daughters and their husbands. Mrs. Mckee says she is now waiting for the Chance to knit bootees for any grandchild that the Nixon a might have. Remember the Victory gardens of world War ii Well thank goodness we re not in another shooting War at present but we do have the matter of High food prices and the possible shortage of food looming up in the future. As a result Manuel b. Arnett county Extension agent for agriculture in Whitley county is instituting a Garden by mail plan for combating High prices and at the same time providing a nutritious diet for the families in the area. This will be timely gardening information. Any family desiring to receive this free gardening in formation May Call the Whitley county Extension service at 549-1130 or write the Extension service at p. O. Box 266, Williamsburg ky., 40769. Charlie Houk ran across an interesting comparison in the lives of president Lincoln and president Kennedy. In a not sure whether in be carried it in this column previously but id at least read it somewhere. Anyhow Here Are the astonishing coincidences Lincoln was elected in 1860. Kennedy was elected in 1960. Continue to Page 13 15-hour session closed the fuel pumps were shut Down last night around 9 . At King s truck town after eight or ten truck Drivers approached the management demanding the pumps be closed. The men were joining hundreds of other truck Drivers across the nation in protesting the problems they face with the fuel crisis. According to a spokesman from the state police the pumps will probably be closed for the next few Days. The truck town s restaurant remains open with several Drivers stranded at the Stop. Today s focus Page checks on the effect the Gas shortage is having on local service stations. Kentucky truckers scattered violence reported by the associated press scattered violence against truckers was reported in Kentucky Friday and several truck stops were forced to halt sales of diesel fuel but no injuries had occurred by Early saturday. State police said a truck was shot at on interstate 75 near Florence Friday afternoon. The Shotgun blast hit the trailer leaving the Driver unharmed. One tire on a Rig driven by Joseph gee for Reynolds aluminium was punctured earlier Friday afternoon and in another incident on 1-64, shots were fired at Hiram Akers a Driver for Harvey Hubbell co. Reynolds of Hopkins Ville said he heard three shots As he drove Over the Brent Spence Bridge on 1-75. Two of the shots punctured the trailer which was carrying merchandise for Thomas food inc. At Bowling Green three trucks blocked diesel fuel pumps at the olde fort truck Stop leaving pumps for automobiles open. State police said a truck Plaza at Crittenden in the dry Ridge area on 1-75 has Stox Ted pumping diesel fuel after receiving Anonymous telephoned threats. The Burns Brothers truck Stop at Florence was also reported to have halted sales and a t88 station in Boone county had done the same police said. Keys truck Stop at . 31-w at 1-65, near the Tennessee Border and an american Oil station on 1-65 just North of the Tennessee line were both said to have stopped diesel sales Friday. State police said they had seen no indications that Drivers were joining other Independent Drivers around the country in a major work stoppage to protest higher fuel costs and lowered Speed limits a traffic is running Light to Normal on most highways a a state police dispatcher said at Frankfort. Meanwhile Harry Wiley Public information officer for Ashland Oil inc., said the firm has halted delivery to areas where potential danger exists for Drivers. A Ashland deliveries have been curtailed in those areas where there is a potential for a problem a he said. Without naming specific regions Wiley said that fuel would be stored and delivered after the trouble dissipates a generally in Beaver Valley the Paschall truck lines headquartered near Murray announced some of its Drivers would be off the Road this we Kend because of the Boycott. A we Are not making any runs North a said Tony Waller president of the firm which handles governor is hopeful Coal conversion plants will be built by William Bradford associated press writer Frankfort by a gov. Wendell Ford freshly returned from a meeting wih president Nixon and White House Energy chief William Simon said it will Cost about $530 million to build two plants in Kentucky to convert Coal to Gas and Oil. Ford said he is confident that Kentucky having the first bid in stands a Good Chance of get ting massive Federal Aid hell ask for $250 million to help finance the projects. And he said he was told no other state has submitted a proposal seeking alternatives to relieve the current Energy crisis. Through an anticipated combination of Federal state and private funding. Ford said he believed Kentucky would emerge a National Leader in Energy As a result of three projects a a demonstration Coal liquid fiction Plant probably somewhere in Western Kentucky that a could Well be along the Ohio helping in the project will be Texas Gas co., which is inks ii in Owensboro and a probably will want the Plant near its operation a Ford said. A Pilot Coal Gasi fiction Plant that will be partially financed by Ashland Oil co., which in turn probably would Young Getty released by Victor l. Simpson associated press writer Rome apr a in a Paul Getty Captain give me a cigarette a the Young Man said. Quot look they be Cut off an policy said Liose were the first words Mutte Rihl by j. Paul Getty Iii the 17-year-old grandson of the american Oil billion Cloudy with Snow Likely today diminishing tonight. Snow accumulations of one to two inches possible. Low tonight in the upper 20s. Decreasing cloudiness and cold sunday with a High in the upper 20s. The Outlook for monday is fair with seasonable temperatures. Precipitation probabilities Are 20 per cent tonight. Aire after he was found Early today in Southern Italy. The teen Ager who disappeared in Rome the night of july 9, told authorities that kid Kuipers had release Tel him three hours earlier after More than five months of Captivity. Lilian ii hrs have been saying that the Getty family Jwied $2.7 million earlier Liis wok for tie boys release. He Kidnap its at one time report Ihly demanded $17 million. The family has not confirm null paying the Ransom. Police said the youth was weak hungry and exhaustion Sandstone Baptist schedules singing the Sandstone Baptist Church will have a singing at 7 p 111. Saturday Faatiu ing Karen Gay Huddleston. When found standing under the shelter of a Gas station til Miles South of Salerno. Wearing a heavy White sweater Gray joints and sneakers he told police that he had not eaten for several Days and luring his Captivity often had in in moved around the x entry. A this physical condition is weak but lies alive a said a sgt Kesman for the National police. Quot his right ear is missing and he is very run Down a Koine news jumper last nov. 10 received a severed ear and a lock of hair in the mail with a note saying they both belonged to Getty. The note also said Liat if the Ransom demands were not met the kidnappers would Cut off other parts of the Ixia a a body. Getty was said by friends to have stalked off from a Bohemian hangout in Rome a Piazza continued to Page 13 want the Plant near its major refinery at Catlettsburg Boyd county he acknowledged. A expanding Kentucky a Coal research Agency in i it Lexington it i haps making it a National Coal research Institute. Ford said he would make the state Highway research Laboratory in i Kington available for the enlarged facility and could use 21, Kkt to 25,000 Square feet at spindle top research near Lexington As Well. Ford said most of the $7.7 million he will ask the general Assembly to appropriate to the Coal research projects will go to expand the i Lexington operation because research is the primary need now. Finneral legislation already is a Muling to provide Federal Money for demonstration plants to find alternatives to natural Gas and Oil which Are two of the major fuels now in Short Supply continued to Page 13 singing planned at Emlyn Baptist the Minlyn Baptist cd lurch will have a singing at 7 . Saturday. The featured singers will be the Smith quartet from j. R. Curry John Houston temperatures Are what it s All about but this is not a giant thermometer. Three Glass tubes Are enclosed one inside the other to create a solar collector. Or Furnace. Heat from the Sun is transferred to a circulating fluid. Us4d in clusters in Homes and offices. The Light weight inexpensive collectors May someday replace conventional heating systems. A morning Engineer displays a 10-foot working Model. Second radio Appeal slated this sunday the i Nemox is of the a Orbin Lions t Lub will stage their Sec Inid radio aph Al sunday afternoon for funds for the Christmas baskets. The program will be heard Over radio station Watt starting at 2 ., and donations called in will in recognized Over the air and a picked up if desired. Energy Bill is cleared by House general commodity freight with terminals in Ville Memphis and St. Louis. Waller said one of his Drivers was stopped by a Carload of men near Ixia Siville late thursday and Quot told about the the shooting incidents began thursday evening when Leroy Mattison a Driver for Nussberger Bros. Trucking co. Of Prentice wis., reported shots fired at his truck As he drove along i-64. A Hopkinsville Driver Charles w. Wills said his Rig was followed by a car from West Virginia into Kentucky and several shots were fired. Continued to Page 13 by Carl c. Craft associated press writer Washington a an exhausted House kept its lights burning past Midnight in a 15-hour working Marathon and passed the emergency Energy Bill Early today. An anti using provision and a cutoff of Petroleum exports for Indochina military purposes Are among Many controversial measures in the massive legislation that the House passed by 265-112. The Bill also gives president Nocon Broad Powers to Deal with the Energy crisis. Passage came on the 23rd Roll Call which is believed to be a record for one legislative Day. It came after decisions on 50 proposed amendments. The frequent votes brought complaints that House leaders were forcing members to vote on key provisions without having sufficient time to understand them. Quot its tragic to have amendments that Are going to affect Peoples lives so directly being passed by the House with no explanation a rep. Edward j. Derwinski r-ill., said. Congress also approved legislation on Friday to put the nation on year round Daylight saving time. If president Nocon signs the measure by sunday the nation would set its clocks ahead one hour on Jan. 6. The White House has said that shifting an hour of Daylight fugitive arrested in Corbin a Federal fugitive from new York state was arrested this week in Corbin and jailed at London to await his return by authorities to new York City. He was identified by a Kentucky state police spokesman As p Rancis Peter Crosby 50. The officer disclosed Crosby was wanted for sentencing following his conviction on a charge of misapplication of funds with intent to defraud. Crosby was also wanted the spokesman said As a witness in the Federal trial of Samuel r. Calabrese. Crosby was arrested by Kentucky and p ederal officers wednesday afternoon on corbins 18th Street. Another Man who was not identified was accompanying Crosby at the time. He was not charged or held by the officers. The Kentucky state police spokesman said Crosby had visited in the Corbin area several times to reportedly Deal in Coal mining stocks. He returned to the area last tuesday using a rental car service from Lexington a Blue grass p school chorus will sing monday the Corbin High school chorus and the 7th and 8th Grade chorus under the direction of mrs. Thomas 0. Davis will Combine to pm event a Christmas concert on monday Decemb tir 17, from 8 45 to 9 30 a in. The program will be shown live on up it Channel 3.shriners hold dinner tonight the annual Christmas dinner dance sponsored by the Corbin shrine club will be held at 6 30 . Saturday at Dupont Lodge. From the morning to the evening could reduce electricity and heating demands by As much As 3 per cent mainly in the North. In other Energy related developments a aides to Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger said the arabs May resume limited Oil shipments to the United states next month if the Arab israeli peace talks in Geneva show some Progress. John Sawhill Deputy director of the Federal Energy office said conservation programs Are expected to Cut the . Oil shortage to 537,000 barrels a Day during the next three months. A transportation Secretary Claude s. Brinegar said efforts Are under Way to find More Jet continued to Page 13 Rupp has undergone surgery Orlando Fla. A Adolph Rupp the legendary former basketball coach at the University of Kentucky was in satisfactory condition Early today at an Orlando Hospital following two hours of surgery for a perforated ulcer. Rupp 72, complained of stomach trouble shortly after arriving in the Orlando area for a speech according to Joe Flynn who is travelling with the retired coach. Rupp entered surgery at 11 . And came out at 1 ., according to officials at Orange memorial Hospital Here. Known As the Baron of basketball Rupp retired from the University of Kentucky june 30, 1972, after 42 years As coach there. His teams won More basketball games than those of any other coach in College Hist h7-20 games a year for 40 years roughly. His career record was 871 wins and 189 losses with four National championships. He served one year after his retirement As president of the Memphis Tams in the american basketball association and was named vice chairman of the Board of directors for the Abas Kentucky colonels last August. 1st methodist choirs plan two programs the choirs of the first United methodist Church will present special Christmas music during the services sunday december 16th. The Junior choir will present the cantata a something wonderful and the handball choir will play during the sunday morning service at 10 50 The Chancel choir will present the cantata Quot the Prince of peace on sunday evening at 8 . Shopping Days to Christmas

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