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Danville Register (Newspaper) - September 02, 1973, Danville, VirginiaThe Register Danville to sunday sept 2 1973 Virginia w Arlington a n what quite possibly could be a first this political season a candid Date for statewide office ally Gen Andrew p Miller i More or less steered Clear of polities in a speech Here Satur Day night Democrat Miller seeking to win 4eelcction As the states chief Law enforcement officer promised As much when he told the 36th annual convention of the Virginia Moose association this is a speaking engagement that has absolutely no political overtones Miller who is a member of the organization kept his prom ise through most of his pre pared speech he cited the Good works the organization carries out and praised the members for their determination to gel involved in the needs of their communities toward the endow the speech he did weave in some of the planks in his platform control of rising crime the control of drugs and pornography and environmental Protection even then the attorney Gen eral squared the problems to Hie Moose and what the organization could do to help we Are still seeing the human havoc Wroght by drug abuse we arc apprehensive about an1 erosion in the moral Structure of our society we arc increasingly concerned about the condition of our environment and we have most recently become concerned about the in eerily of the govern menial process it Miller added these Are not Only National problems they Are problems which affect the communities in which we live and they Call for action in each of these areas Feder Al and stale governments have taken appropriate legislative acid administrative action we have seen government act to improve Law enforcement and to Stop the drug traffic and rehabilitate addicts we have seen the beginning of stronger judicial and governmental action against the distribution of pornography we Are now wild Nessing expanded governmental programs to Deal with the pol Lution of our air water and land Large printing firm is damaged by fire St Petersburg Fla a fire destroyed More than half of the City Block Square St Petersburg printing co Early saturday and com pany1 officials said damage would exceed million firemen said the plants night watchman Hugh rior Dan 44 and fireman Francis Cornell 33 suffered from smoke inhalation and were treated and released at a local Hospital there were no other reports of injuries fire officials said the Blaze broke out about about 1 am company officials said Only about a dozen employees were in the Plant firemen said Early efforts to Blaze were hampered by exploding 55gallon Drums of cleaning fluid which sent spectacular displays of flame shoot ing into the night sky the cause of the fire was not immediately determined firemen said the Blaze was brought under control about 4 am and reduced to smoulder ing rubble by mid morning Maurice Hollins president of the company said four huge printing presses Worth More than million were destroyed along with an estimated 000 Worth of paper and sup plies the company is one of St Ped Kersburg s biggest Job printers and prints general Telephone cos Telephone books ktkksburc1 Millsaps executive sports Edi Tor of the Richmond time Dis Patch has been reelected pres ident of the Virginia sports writers and sportscasters association if was announced said urday Harry Marsh sports editor of the Petersburg Progress Index has been appointed Secretary treasurer to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dan Richardsn formerly at the Progress Index Richards is leaving to become sports editor of the Hickory n c record three vice presidents were reelected Blarney Cooke of the University of Virginia Central Region Wendy Weisend of Vir Ginia tech Western Region and Bill Oultram sports editor of the Fredericksburg free lanced Star Northern Region Tonyanthon of the Newport news times Herald was elected the new vice president for the Eastern Region assumed office saturday Masonetta every minister in the United methodist a Church Virginia annual conference is expected Here tuesday to attend the Bishops Call to evangelism a training session aimed at re emphasizing the role of evangelism in the duties of pastors Bishop w Kenneth Goodson of Richmond initiated the pro Gram citing a drop in member ship of 20000 among conference churches in the last four years Bishop Edward g Carrolljr of Boston and or Harry Den Man of Nashville will address the ministers Louisa search continued saturday for the body of a Hanover county Man presumed drowned in one of the canals near Lake Anna Clarence 0 Henshaw 59 fell a Small fishing boat about 6 pm Friday s in a companion Gary Green also of Hanover county told Louisa county sheriffs deputies Henshaw stood up in the boat and then fell overboard the Small waterway empties into the South Anna River lit Volt la in Tim area iiuntsvilli5 when the skylab space station can be seen a moving Star our loan orc a have been announced for the next two weeks by the Marshall space flight Center Here the times Eastern Daylight direction the satellite will be moving length of visibility maximum Elevation in degrees above the horizon and distance from Roanoke Are listed through sept 14 sept 3 pm North to Northeast j minutes and 24 seconds 12 degrees 846 Miles sell 4 pm North to Northeast 2 minutes and 25 seconds ii degrees 900 Miles sept 0 pm Northwest to East 5 minutes and 7 seconds 19 degrees 679 Miles sell 7 pm North to Northeast 4 minutes and 21 seconds 15 degrees 765 Miles sept 8 pm Northwest to East i minutes and 40 seconds 47 degrees 357 Miles sept 9 pm Northwest to East i minutes and 19 seconds 33 degrees 400 Miles sept 10 pm Northwest to Southeast 6 minutes and 32 seconds 42 degrees 384 Miles sept 11 pm Northwest to Southeast 6 minutes and 32 seconds 42 degrees 384 Miles sept 11 pm Northwest to Southeast 6 minutes and 49 seconds 68 degrees 287 Miles sept 13 pm West to South 4 minutes and 31 seconds 16 degrees 729 Miles Young politician Highland Park no a aside from some Good natured razing at Home and at school the boroughs youngest Board of education member Michael h o 1 Dowsky 19 says he has been treated with respect during his first six months in his office my youth has not interfered at All nobody has been patronizing and As far As i can see in treated on a Par with the other Board members the Rutgers College student said people Are actually listening to my views and taking me seriously for the first time in my life even my Mother Mills Godwin announces seven Point program aimed at Rural Virginia now apartment Homes you can live in at a Price you can live with you wont mind were sure if the subject of this and is Money specifically the Money that involved in buying an apartment Home at Pacific South in Virginia Beach some ads mention Price in a line at the Bottom other Signore the subject we think that kind of foolish after All whats More important than Price when youre thinking of buying something As expensive and important As a Home what will an apartment at Pacific South Cost you some where Between a Low of and a High of it depends on the size of the apartment you need the features you want the location you choose rut whatever Pacific South apartment you choose we can Tell you this you 11 be buying an apartment Home that will give Yon Good living today plus the Assurance of built in value that will protect your in vestment tomorrow that s what we mean by apartment Homes you can live in at a Price you can live with we built Pacific South by tin Atlantic Ocean we put in a heated swimming Pool an exer Cise room and Sauna we located Pacific South just Steps away from Hudone Inlet where you can Moor your boat some of the worlds Best deep sen fishing is right there challenging Golf is just minutes away As Well As the exciting restaurants and night life of the worlds largest resort City this is the pattern of Good living goes considerably beyond the everyday existence inside four Walls and a roof Well give you the Opportunity to be your own Interior decorator in selecting the carpet and Kitchen appliances you want theres 24 hour phone service and round the clock Security and a concierge sounds incredible it is come see us or Call us collect if you like 8044281313 we if South 51 i ind Pacific Avenue Virgin Lle Suli Vii sees Odice on premises open 10 Impi pin every Day Ninni aim Russ City cd Quinli me your Lim Claiire on incl Lar South Imi Mino have pc Elk Smith Mont cull me no Luln Man Licitr a phone Send to Cameron mum in associates not cols Laukin rond Virginia each Virrinia 23151 Richmond can gubernatorial nominee Mills k Godwin Jim saturday announced a seven Point plan for programs and policies which will protect and strengthen our vital Industry of agriculture the position paper on Rural Virginia was issued by the for Mer democratic governors Campaign staff in a corollary action Fred g Pollard who served As lieu tenant governor during god wins administration Cri fixed a tax proposal made 17 months ago it gov Henry e Howell or the Independent gubernatorial candidate Godwin position paper on Rural Virginia said Many requirements must be met to pro Mote and preserve a healthy and viable Rural Virginia he proposed to accomplish this through Quality education adequate health services Job opportunities Good roads Ade quate housing eng lightened conservation practices plus red quire Community services and facilities his seven Points include l and maintaining adequate support for Agricula warm weather to continue by the associated press temperatures Are expected to continue in the Low 90s Over most of North Carolina sunday making for another warm and humid Darin the labor Day weekend no rain is in sight for the remainder of the weekend except for a Chance of thundershowers sunday night and monday in the mountains As temperatures soared again saturday the Raleigh Durham Airport recorded a 91 marking its fifth straight Day in the 90s Rocky mount reported 94 de Grees with temperatures expected to Range in the 90s Over most of the state sunday the mountains hold out a Prospect of the 80s Lural research aimed at further improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the entire Industry of agriculture in Virginia improving consumer serv ices regarding wholesome and Quality supplies of foods and do so in a manner consistent with the objective of creating and maintaining proper balance be tween the Best interests of All segments of our Economy implementing the recommendations 9utlined by the commission of the Industry of agriculture a task Force appointed during his adminis i ration educational activities relating to Virginias agricultural Industry so that Rural youth May be provided with both the motivation and incentive to pursue careers in this Industry strengthening agriculture role in improving the Quality of our environment and As a protector of Virginias most vital resource its 255 million areas of land legislative and regulatory practices designed to strengthen the Agricula Liral Industry efforts now being made by health and Medd ical services in Rural Virginia and proposing if necessary additional measures to meet health and medical services needs Pollard struck out at Howell an old Nemesis pollards bid to succeed Godwin was aborted in the three Way 1969 democratic primary in which Howell wound up second behind William c Battle he said in a letter to Hovell that also was distributed to news Media that Howells plan for a state real estate tax to statewide was irresponsible it gov Howell in february 1972 proposed in a prepared speech a constitutional Amend ment to allow the stale to impose a progressive real estate tax to finance a uniform sys tem of Public education he proposed the state pick up the Basic Cost of Public Educa Tion relieving the localities of the Burden s Pollard said that this would have meant an immediate property tax increase of from 17 per cent to 38 per cent across the state since the localities total property lax Reed nue in 1971 was about Mil lion while the localities that same year spent million for operation and construction of Public school so g paints mrs Richard Harris red no 3 Oxford no t writes us that one coat of Purdum pied Mont paint has Given her fourteen years of service she is repainting with Piedmont paints of course fourteen years of service is unusual altho or c a Carr recently reported the same our paint does consistently give seven years service Oil base paint Purdum paint co inc of Quality paints since 1892 two stores 231 n Union St 275 Piney Forest re top value Stamps v i received my monthly interest income Check this morning did you hundreds of customers of first Federal savings and loan Assn of Danville will receive a monthly interest income Check this week representing interest earned on their savings if you Are not already a member of first federals monthly income club come on Over and join receive a monthly interest income Check the first of each month too where you save does make a difference Fet Towt and loan association of Danville 705 main Street Danville Virginia copyright 1973 first Federal s l of done lilo
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