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Post-Herald (Newspaper) - October 25, 1973, Beckley, West Virginia TWELVE BUCKLEY POST-HERALD, BECKLEY, W. VA.f THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 25, 1973 (Late Forecast on Page 1) EXTENDED OUTLOOK The extended outlook for the period Saturday through Mon- day calls for fair weather with a cooling trend throughout the period. High temperatures Saturday will be in the 60s, lowering to the 50s Sunday and Monday. Low temperatures will be in the 30s. AIRPORT CONDITIONS The National Weather Service station at the Raleigh County Memorial Airport reported that the highest temperature for the 24-hour period. ending at 8 p.m. Wednesday was 71 degees at p.m. and the lowest was 40 degrees at a.m. The high temperature one year ago on that date was 44 degrees and the low was 40 degrees. Record temperatures for the Three Are Jailed Local Mine Operation To Be Visited By Japanese 'HniKft. 31 His Excellency Ambassador'the morning of November 5 and date are 75 degrees set in 1963 and 25 degrees set in 1965. During the period there was no precipitation, maximum winds were from the north at nine miles per hour and visibility ranged from five to 20 miles. At 8 p.m. Wednesday the wind was calm the tem- perature was 56 degrees, pressure at sea level was and rising and the humidity was; 53 per cent. Today the sun willj rise at a.m. and will set at p.m. STREAM CONDITIONS Greenbrier River: Low and clear. i Lake Bluestone: Normal and; clear with one and five tenths gates open. New River gauge at Hinton: One and nine tenths feet. Masao Swaki, for Japan in Consul General New York and will be greeted by West Virginia Commerce Department offi- a party of J ap a nes ejcials, Charleston Mayor John governmental and industrial G. Hutchinson and represen- dignitaries will visit a local tatives of the West Virginia mining site on November 5. The group, in the state for meetings and a symposium of international significance, will visit West Virginia for a two- day period for the event entitled "Japan and West Virginia Building an Economic Partnership." THE VISITING Japanese will arrive at Kanawha Airport on Coal Association. The abmassador and party will visit Eastern Associated Coal Corp.'s Keystone No. 5 Mine at Affinity during the af- ternoon. The mine site was toured Monday by representatives of the coal industry in the Soviet Union. GOVERNOR Arch A. Moore Jr. will host a small dinner.division of Bendix will a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastern Associated Coal Corporation. Yosuke Uehara, a represen- tative of the Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) will address the group on the "Outlook for Japan and Foreign that evening at the Governor's Mansion. On November 6, a .symposium will be held, moderated by Alex Lawrence, West Virginia's director of industrial develop- ment, beginning at a.m. in the Charleston National Plaza Auditorium. This will be in the form of a panel discussion. Japanese Consul Koji Omi will discuss "How to do business in Japan." Dr. Donald N. Campbell, general manager of the process instruments 'A successful Experience in exporting to Japan." "Op- portunities in Exporting" will be presented by Mr. Roger L. Fortner International Trade Specialist of the U.S. Depart- ment of Commerce at me field office in Charleston. FOLLOWING this, Fred S. Holway, president of the Coal Exporters Association of the United States Inc. will discuss "Coal and West Virginia Japan Partnership." Holway is also president and director of Castner, Curran Bullitt at the Charleston House, at which time, Governor Moore is expected to report on his recent visit to Japan. The governor and Alex Lawrence, director of industrial Investment." Prior to a question and answer session, Dr. Samy E. G. Elias, chairman of the in- dustrial arts department of West Virginia University, will speak on "Japan's Interest in Morgantown's People Mover." A LUNCHEON will be held development have been m with Japan meeting aovernmental and industrial, leaders to discuss opportunities for Japanese industries and investments in West Virginia..... The Japanese dignitaries are expected to leave Kanawha Airport later in the afternopn of November 6. Officer Recounts Wild Auto Chase By MICHAEL KIRKLAND Post-Herald Staff Writer Three persons in an alledgedly stolen car, two men and a 17-year-old juvenile, led Tpr. R. A. Estepp on a chase that ran from Lester to Tolleys following a reported hit and run in Lester Monday night, Estepp said. The officer said he was called to Lester by Tony Montrose of Mullins, who told him that so- meone had struck his car with a vehicle. Montrose said he thought the three were parked in a nearby rock quarry. WHEN ESTEPP drove near the car containing the trio, he said, the driver decided to "run for and Estepp took off in pursuit. The trooper said that he chased the fugitives all over Lester for about IS miles, the fleeing vehicle narrowly avoid- ing head-on collisions with seven or eight cars coming in the opposite direction. Estepp had followed the car on Sec. 17 almost to the outskirts of Tolleys, he said, when the forward car lost trac- tion in a trough of the road and stood still, with its wheels spinning. THE OFFICER leaped from his patrol car arid ran to the window of the other car and grabbed the driver's shirt, Estepp said. The driver conti- nued to gun the accelerator of his car in an effort to get away, and Estepp, holding on to the shirt with one hand, drew his gun with the other and at- tempted to shoot the tires. His gun misfired three times, Estepp stated. Balked, Estepp said he made a grab for the man's hair-but It was close-cropped in military fashion, so the trooper hung on to an ear while the driver fier- cely revved his motor to get away. THE MAN finally knocked his hand away and got his car moving again down the road, Estepp said, and the chase was underway once more. At this point the trooper said that the pursuit reached speeds of 85 to 90 miles per hour over the dirt roads. The fleeing car finally wrecked in the yard of Clayton Bryson of Tolleys, the uncle ol the man eventually charged, and Estepp said that the three men inside the vehicle disap- peared on foot. Checking the wrecked car Estepp found that it was a vehicle allegedly stolen in Greenbelt, Md., on Monday morning. The uncle of one ol the fugitives supplied the names of the trio to him. Estepp said. All three surren- dered to Raleigh County Sheriff's Deputies later that night. RANDALL Lee Bryson, 19, of Laurel, Md., the alleged driver of the car, was lodged in the Raleigh County Jail at a.m. Tuesday morning and charged by the trooper with grand larceny driving without a state operator's license, leaving the scene of an accident, failing to stop when properly signalled, resisting arrest, reckless driving and in toxication. Earl Weeks, 18, and a 17-year- old juvenile, both of Lester were jailed at p.m. Mon day and also charged with grand larceny. Wednesday night Estepp said "I never thought I could drive like that." 50 Residents Question Legislators On Stands A responsive crowd of more than 50 persons questioned four local legislators on a variety of issues at a meeting of the Bcckley-Ralcigh County Cham- ber of Commerce Legislative Committee, local citizens and the legislators Wednesday meeting at the Ramada Inn evening. Legislators present at the Arnett Man Is Jailed By Police John C. Kimick of Arnctt was Jailed on a peace warrant by a Raleigh County constable at a.m. Wednesday. The warrant was issued by Magistrate Lorcna Wallace. Thomas J. Bailey, James R. Hanshaw and William K. Nut- ter, all jailed last week by military police for being absent without official leave from the armed forces, were released from jail Wednesday. Eddie Vallandingham o f Naoma, jailed Sunday by state police and charged with armed robbery, was released Tuesday after waiving to the action of the grand jury and posting property bond before Magistrate Joe Rodriguez. The man is accused of beat Ing Russell Crawford, 41, o Bolt and taking Crawford'? wallet containing Scp tember 14. James Holley Dies James Holley of Detroit Mich., formerly of Becklev barren McGraw, both from the ninth state senatorial district and House of Delegate mem> rcrs Lewis McManus and Ted Stacy. Two other House mem- bers, Mrs. W. W. "Jackie' Witnrow and Mrs. Charles (Mary Martha) Merritt, were originally scheduled to attend nit were unable to do so be- cause of previous commitments Joe Higgins, coordinator o he Chamber of Commerce's Business and Government Relations Division, explaine( that the purpose of the meeting was to allow communication Between the audience and the cgislators, allowing for a better understanding of what th egislators have done and arc doing in Charleston. Opinions of the legislator, present concerned such topic, as a possible future consolida lion of some counties of Wes Virginia, which McManus sai he would like to sec bccom a reality; the no-fault insuranc bill coming before the Hous in the near future; a consume legislation bill; a possible stat lottery; and the three issue, to be on the Nov. 6 ballot. With the exception o McGraw, who did not sa whether he would vote for o against any of the issues, a of the legislators said the> would vote for the three issues which include a sheriff sue cession amendment, a ta break for senior citizens, an a Vietnam veteran's bonus. Ned Payne, chairman of th legislative committee and died in a Detroit hospital former Raleigh Count Wednesday following a short! legislator, served as moderate Illness. jfor the meeting. Funeral arrangements are1 Payne said that judging from Incomplete. the response of the audience, He is survived by one sister, more meetings of this tyro will Mrs. Dora Arnold of Hunter be planned by the Chamber of Street of Beckley. jCommcrce. Construction Plywood 4'x8' SHEETS CDX EACH CDX EACH INSULATION Fl HE KG LAS INSULATION! FOIL-FACED ROLL 2 1 x 15" x 80' 100 SQ. FT. FOIL-FACED ROLL SQ. FT. FOIL-FACED ROLL SQ. FT. KRAFT PAPER-FACED BAITS SQ. FT. Roll Roll Bundle ROOF GUTTERING 39 WHITE ALUMINUM 10" 16' GUTTER.... 10' DOWNSPOUT 89 3 SUP JOINT CONNECTOR OOC 5 GUTTER HANGER VANITY BASES MarblCast 3 Styles SPANISH-CONTEMPORARY AND EARLY AMERICAN REGULAR NOW Jj BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED INTERIOR A EXTERIOR VANITY BASE W A ft I MINI-SPACE SAVER VANITY PROVINCIAL DESIGN BASE ONLY NOW ONLY RUTT-WIUIAMS 95 SAVE! ALUMINUM STORM DOORS Colonial WHITE CROSSBUCIC HOW ONIY SIZES 2-8 x 6-8 and x t-8 RIGHT AND LEFT HINGE EACH MILL FINISH TWO-LITE SIZES 2-8 x 6-8 and 3-0 x 6-8 RIGHT AND LEFT HINGE EACH Ttmperad Glait Black Hardware WHITE FINISH TWO-LITE SIZES 2-8 x (-8 and 3.Q x 6-8 RIGHT AND LEFT HINGE VANITY TOPS Marble Cast Marble Tops Flair Bowl Centered x 22" Reg. J 4 95 Wl" x 22" Reg. J 195 I H I x 22" Reg. x 22" Reg. J I COLORS ARE AVOCADO ACRYLIC TOPS MARBLCAST GOLD VEIN WHITE IN COLOR THIS WEEK ONLY SAVE EACH 25" 3i" Now Only EA. Now Only EA. 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