Radford Times Journal in Radford, Virginia
22 Aug 1976

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22 Aug 1976

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Radford Times Journal (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Radford, Virginia Ͽ�2 �7fic Smihul of Impf. Roumal Pulaski a. August 22, 1976 times new scope Virginia teen held for robbery Charlottesville a up a 16-year-old great Falls a. Boy was being held saturday in the Albermarle Charlottesville joint Security Complex on charges of robbing a local Bank of $10,000. The youngster whose identity was not released because he is a juvenile was arrested at about 3 45 . Friday after being chased through the downtown area by about a dozen sheriff deputies policemen and bystanders. He was captured bushed and out of breath seated on a Bench at the downtown Railroad station police said. The Chase began moments after a masked Bandit carrying a toy gun robbed the court Square Branch of the Bank. Police said the Bandit gave a Teller a duffle bag and demanded Gimme All the the Teller complied and the Bandit fled. The Money and toy gun were recovered police said. Accident kills three Richmond up three people were killed and another critically injured in a two car Accident in Chesterfield county police said. The Accident occurred at about 12 35 . On Chippenham Parkway when one of the cars jumped a median strip and slammed into the other automobile. Rhonda Harvey 19, and Craig Gimbert 29, both of the Richmond area were pronounced dead at the medical College of Virginia Hospital. Beth Bixby 18, also of the Richmond area died at Chippenham Hospital. Her sister Tami Bixby 20, was listed in critical condition after undergoing surgery at Chippenham Hospital. The nation youth gangs cooled Detroit up scores of specially trained police prowled the streets again saturday to enforce a Tough City " curfew that apparently was succeeding in curtailing the City s recent youth gang rampages. A Light schedule of nighttime events that might attract teenage crowds was credited with helping officers enforce the 10 . Curfew. In two previous nights almost 100 youths were arrested for being on the streets without a Parent or guardian. Zumwalt rapped Washington up rep. Robert w. Daniel r-va., saturday charged senatorial candidate Elmo Zumwalt and congressional candidate . O Brien with trying to make political Hay out of Virginia s ketone pesticide tragedy. For their own political Benefit. Zumwalt and o Brien have both urged formation of task forces to study the problem. They have also called for Federal Relief for victims. Daniel pointed out that state and Federal task forces have already been formed in response to the contamination of the James River and poisoning of about 20 former Hopewell a. Chemical workers. There must be a better Way of campaigning than exploiting a tragic situation such As this Daniel said. Brake less truck kills 8 Valley View Ohio up at least eight people were killed and 16 others injured in a series of explosions and fires when a tractor trailer truck sped out of control Down a Long Steep Hill and crashed into 10 cars stopped for a traffic Light Here. Truck Driver John Harris. 56, Detroit told police the brakes failed As he started Down Granger Road Hill shortly after 7 . Friday. The Hill turned into a holocaust of flames and screams As the truck slammed into the cars at the canal Road intersection. Police said the truck which skidded into the rear of two cars Jackknife and rolled Over and crushed several cars was in fifth gear instead of second or Low gear As recommended on a lighted sign atop the Hill. Because of this Harris May face charges police said. The police said that nine died in the crash but the Coroner s office said Only eight bodies had been brought in. The world politician arrested Tokyo up former transportation minister Tomisaburo Hashimoto 75, a respected elder of Japan s ruling party was arrested saturday in the widening investigation into the $12 million Lockheed bribe scandal. He was the third ranking member of parliament from the Liberal democratic party to be arrested in connection with alleged payoffs by Lockheed aircraft corp. Between 1958-75 to promote the Sale of its planes in Japan. Prosecutors questioned Hashimoto at his Home and then laced him under arrest on suspicion ii of accepting $167667 Daniel accused the two Virginia democrats with attempting to use the chemical poisonings and contamination secretly from the California aircraft manufacturer. Christians attack Beirut Lebanon up Christian forces unexpectedly attacked the Northern port of Tripoli saturday opening a third front in Lebanon s civil War following rejection by both sides of the latest ceasefire plan. Leftist and rightist militiamen traded machine gun and artillery fire in Beirut and in the rugged of the Capitol despite Arab league efforts to head off new Battles. Terror shelling in Beirut made All movement unsafe and killed at least another 15 civilians and wounded 64, swelling casualties on All fronts to about 72 killed and More than 243 injured Over the past 24 hours. R Ichard Burton marries again Arlington a. Up actor Richard Burton and blonde British Model Susan Hunt were married saturday in a Small ceremony by the same judge that married Secretary of state Henry Kissinger and his Bride Burton s publicist announced. The ceremony took place at 2 . Edt in the Arlington Law office of acting judge Francis e. Thomas jr., said John Springer. Burton was divorced july 29 in a haitian decree from actress Elizabeth Taylor. After the ceremony Burton 50, and miss Hunt 28, flew to new York where he is making location shots for the movie the heretic exorcist they will go on later to Canada where Burton is making a movie of the play Robert Wilson a close Friend was Best Man for Burton. Also at the wedding were Springer John Miller a Friend Aaron Frosch Burton s lawyer actor Brook Williams or. And mrs. Ron Berkley and Gene Masiello Burton s bodyguard. Miss Hunt wore a Coral Pink silk off shoulder dress and Burton was dressed in a dark business suit. The Burton Taylor divorce in july was their second since they first married in 1964 in Montreal after a much publicized Romance that began while they were making the movie Cleopatra together in Rome. That marriage ended in 1974, but they were remarried in Africa last year. Miss Hunt was previously married to British racing car Driver James Hunt. Miss Taylor was previously married to Singer Eddie Fisher producer Mike Todd actor Michael Wilding and hotel heir Nicky Hilton. Burton s first wife is Sybil Burton Christopher. Burton listed his age As 50 and Hunt As 28 on the marriage certificate obtained a couple of weeks ago according to Joseph Gwaltney clerk of the Arlington county va., courts. Gwaltney said Burton wore a dark suit and tie while the Bride wore a Long formal predominantly Pink dress. Gwaltney said it was Only the second civil ceremony he has witnessed. The other was March 30, 1974 when Secretary of state Henry Kissinger married Nancy Maginnes. Gwaltney said Allen Harrison an Arlington attorney arranged the wedding and specified that it be held quietly in a saturday. Harrison also set up the Kissinger wedding Gwaltney said. Gwaltney said the ceremony was performed in the Law offices of Francis e. Thomas an acting county judge. One of the witnesses was Thomas wife Frances Gwaltney said. There were about a dozen guests friends of Burton a and i presume some of her friends too go Litney said. Gerald Condrey taking Over at Claytor Lake state Park. New Park chief Here Gerald Condrey 33, is scheduled to begin monday As the new superintendent of Claytor Lake state Park. Condrey and de Woodfin the previous superintendent have switched Parks in order to broaden their experience in state Parks. Woodfin left Friday to take Over the position of superintendent at Westmoreland state Park near Fredricksburg. Condrey began his career with the division of state Parks As a seasonal employee at pocohantas state Park and began As chief Ranger there in 1968. He was appointed As superintendent of Westmoreland state Park dec. 1, 1972. Deaths and funerals he is a native of Richmond and has lived in Chesterfield county. Condrey said he and his wife Sharon a school teacher Are looking Forward to moving to the Pulaski county area. Radfor demos plan mass gathering the Radford democratic executive committee a dec will hold a mass meeting on thursday August 26, at 7 30 in the Radford municipal building the main topic of business at the meeting will be to elect a new vice chairperson to succeed Max Jenkins who Raymond b. Rudisillsr. Pulaski Raymond Browning Rudisill sr., 60, of Pulaski died Early saturday morning in veterans Hospital in Salem. Born oct. 15, 1915, in Lincolnton ., he was the son of the late John Martin Rudisill and Mary Jane Jenkins Rudisill. Kenneth Phillips of Dublin and Rev. Ralph Phillips of Tempee Arizona. The funeral will be monday at 2 . At Thorn Spring United methodist Church with the Rev. Paul Smith officiating assisted by the Rev. Clifton Anderson. Burial will follow in the Church will be this afternoon he was a Veteran of world at Stevens funeral Home Auto maker to be strike target Detroit up on tuesday three weeks before the contract ends the United Auto workers will pick one of big three automakers at its \ target for a new settlement to Settle pattern for Irrh&Ertv-fl8u\000 autoworkers he target company will be to come to terms on an agreement by Midnight sept. 14, or face a strike while its competitors continue to build Ford motor co. Was thought to be the favorite for the dubious distinction when contract talks began in mid july but observers now say general motors probably will be selected. Chrysler is thought to have Only a slim change of la leche meeting set the Pulaski county la leche league will meet monday at the Home of mrs. Beth Shumate at 10 . The topic for the meeting will be nutrition and weaning. Anyone interested in breast feeding information is Welcome to attend. Being picked and american motors none at All. What could make pm the favorite according to Law vice president Irving Bluestone is that the largest automaker is introducing an entire new line of smaller full sized cars and would hate to have that interrupted by a strike. The Union s 143 local bargaining units already have begun a strike vote with the first 31 reporting better than 90 per cent support to authorize a strike. Law president Leonard Woodcock directing his last negotiations prefers to Call the Union s Choice the settlement target saying it s More optimistic. Whatever term is used bar gainers will have to Wade through a Host of Union demands that Auto company negotiators claim Are massive and costly and company proposals called takeaways and the harshest Ever by the Law. A single Law demand for a $100 per worker contribution into the supplemental unemployment benefits fund that gives workers up to 95 per cent of their take Home pay when Laid off would Cost the four companies $68 million. A proposal by pm that Auto workers pick up the Tab for health care coverage and any increases in premiums would turn the clock Back on three decades of collective bargaining the Union said it cab continued from Page 1 for the amount of Money they bring in anything to help bring in More Money is to the Driver s Benefit. This Ain t no kind of Livin Robinson says. There in t Alt of Money to be made driving a cab but the cabbies Don t object greatly. Still Calls for hauling groceries which take up time bother the Drivers because of the time they take. In this business Sutphin states time really is Money. The secret to this cab business is most of the clientele for the cabbies Are regular customers. A few Drivers Are Good sign up today antique classes enough to have people ask for them by name when they need a cab. Although deluxe does quite a lot of Long distance driving the most regular route is driving senior citizens to their doctors or the Hospital or driving people to the store or Home from a bar. Alot of it depends on the time of the month and the kind of weather you have they say. At the first part of the month when people get their social Security checks i guess they feel a Little Richer and More like taking a taxi. Also when if s Windy and cold not Many people like walking the cabbies work irregular hours. Most Days their work can run 10 or 12 hours sometimes even longer during Long distance drives. But meeting and talking with people and enjoying your work while doing it Are Good drawing cards for the Job. Being a cabbie is sort of like gambling the Good Drivers Are winners while others May not like the Job and soon quit. It s alot of fun for the winners exciting night classes on All types of antique furniture glassware Etc. 10 weeks 15 7 to 930 pm Mon. Tues. Or we s. Lovely nit. Antiques downtown Radford 639-9991 every fixture in our showroom is always nonsense discount priced Hayden electrical wholesale inc. Hum Spring Road 980-5710 War ii a professional baseball player a local businessman a member of the first United methodist Church and a Mason. He is survived by his widow mrs. Evelyn Pettyjohn Rudisill one daughter mrs. Diane Myers of Pulaski one son Raymond Browning Rudisill or. Of Pulaski and two grandchildren. Also surviving Are two Sisters mrs. Essie r. Leonard of Lincolnton ., and mrs Frances r. Quickel of Cherryville And two Brothers Kenneth h. Rudisill of Lincolnton ., and will Rudisill of Cherryville The funeral will be monday at 2 . At Bower funeral Chapel in Pulaski with or. J. Powhatan Cox and the Rev. Mike Hubble officiating.  burial will follow in Highland memory gardens in Dublin. Friends May Call at Bower funeral Home in Pulaski from 7 to 9 . Today. Hawley. Phillips Pulaski Hawley Woodson Phillips 57, of 366 Longview court Pulaski died saturday afternoon at Radford Community Hospital after a Brief illness. He was assistant superintendent of the Pulaski water and sewage treatment plants was a member of Thorn Spring United methodist Church where he served on the official Board and the Board of trustees and was sunday school superintendent and was a member of the Pulaski auxiliary police. He was a member of Gideons International a member of Pulaski elks Lodge 1067, and served during world War ii in the army. Born May 30,1919, he was the son of the late Harry Phillips and Mae Hawley Phillips. He is survived by his widow Ethel Cummings Phillips one daughter miss Mary Jenifer Phillips of Roanoke one son Jeffrey Woodson Phillips of Pulaski and two grandchildren. Also surviving Are two Sisters mrs. Fannie White and mrs. Martha Thornton both of Pulaski and two Brothers Pulaski and the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 . Evelyn i. Brinkley. Draper mrs. Evelyn Irene Brinkley 42, of Draper died thursday in Elmore Ala. Born oct. 6, 1933, in Pulaski county she was the daughter of Elbert e. Graham and Daris May Clowers Graham of Draper. She. Is survived by her widower James Daniel Brinkley three daughters mrs. Rhonda b. Chrisley of Pulaski and miss Rochere Brinkley and miss Renitta Brinkley both of Elmore Ala. And five sons Joey Randall Brinkley and Ricky Dean Brinkley both of Pulaski and Ronnie Franklin Brinkley Reginald Franklin Brinkley and Roswell Brinkley All of Elmore Ala. Also surviving Are one sister mrs Mildred Pauline Lindsey of Detroit Mich., and one brother Garry Dale Graham of Pulaski. The funeral will be today at 4 . At Bower funeral Home in Pulaski with the Rev. Edgar o Dell officiating. Burial will follow in Highland memory gardens in Dublin. Allen Christiansburg Allen e. Sowder 66, prominent Christiansburg attorney died Friday in Montgomery county Hospital. He attended Davidson College and was a graduate of fish Burne military school and University of Virginia Law school. He was a retired major of . Army Reserve and served in world War ii. He was a member of the Board of directors at the Bank of Christiansburg and the National Bank of Blacksburg. He was attorney for the town of Christiansburg a member of the Blacksburg Christiansburg Vii water authority and a past elder of the Christiansburg presbyterian Church. He is survived by one son Allen e. Ned Sowder or. Of Christiansburg one sister mrs. Harriett Sandorff of Wayne a. One brother Sowder of Christiansburg and one grandchild. The funeral will be today at 2 . At Christiansburg presbyterian Church with the Rev. Vernon Miller officiating. Burial will be in Sunset cemetery. The family requests Flowers be omitted with memorial contributions being made to Christiansburg Rescue squad or the Christiansburg presbyterian Church memorial fund. Richardson Home funeral Home in Christiansburg is handling the arrangements. Ocieh. 8trawn a Blacksburg mrs. Ocie Hurd Strawn 50, died thursday in a local Hospital. She is survived by her widower Oliver p. Strawn three daughters mrs. . Addison of Falls Church and misses Ellen and Perri Strawn both at Home one son Michael Strawn of Blacksburg her Mother mrs. John t. Cahill of Martinsville and two Brothers Archer Hurd of Pensacola Fla and Johnny Cahill of Martinsville. " the funeral will be today at 2 . At the Blacksburg United methodist Church with the Rev. Richard t. Howerton officiating. Burial will be at 5 . In. Roselawn burial Park in Martinsville. Friends May Call at Hoy funeral Home in Blacksburg. Florence l. Fulton Southfield Mich mrs. Florence Lillian Fulton 80, of Southfield Mich., died Early saturday morning in Pulaski Community Hospital. Born april 27,1896, in Leeds England she was the daughter of the late Henry Edgar Blackburn and Annie Sykes Blackburn. She is survived by five daughters including mrs. Arlene of Pulaski and five sons. Burial will be in Royal Oak Mich. Bower funeral Home in Pulaski is handling the arrangements. Has assumed the duties of chairperson. Mrs. Emma Miller who has resigned due to illness. Mrs. Miller has chaired the dec since 1970. Radford democratic committee publicity chairperson John Michael Sophos stated Radford democrats have made giant strides Forward since Emma took Over As chairperson of the party six years ago. Her presence will be greatly missed but Emma is Rith us in Spirtt and we going All out to elect Bur candidates in november knowing that Emma has done much to put us Strong position we in the last North. Various committees have been meeting to map out fund raising and Campaign activities for Campaign 76. These plans will be outlined at the August 26 meeting and All local democrats Are urged to attend. We have a big Job ahead of us Sophos stated and we have put together a Busy and demanding schedule for ourselves. We ask the support of All the democrats in the City to help accomplish our objectives which of course is to win big in november. There is no Job too Small or too unimportant As to be a brigade is a military formation of two or More regiments generally temporary and commanded by a brigadier in the British army or a brigadier general in the american army. The world almanac notes that during the revolutionary War the terms regiment and battalion were synonymous. / Pulaski school of dance re opens sept. 2nd classes for children g adults in tap Ballet toe gymnastics & ballroom Call 980-3481 or 980-1696 Osborne Melanie Chumbley member dance educators. . Degree in dance or America leu notes Pulaski county democrats will meet tuesday at 7 30 . At the Pulaski county circuit courthouse. Pcs girls varsity volleyball practice will begin monday at 3 30 . At the school gym. Pulaski Middle school will have an open House tuesday from 7 to 9 . For sixth graders and their parents. Any student in grades 9-12 who plan to attend Pulaski county High school during the 1976-77 school session must Register monday tuesday or wednesday Between 9 00 . And 3 00 . Or Call for an appointment at 674-4605, Extension 126. Clearing the record readers Are encouraged to Call the sunday times journal s attention to factual errors appearing in its pages by calling the news room 980-5220 in Pulaski or 639-2436 in Radford. Readers May also write the editors at . Box 391, Pulaski va., 24301 or . Box 772, Radford a. 24141. Corrections when justified will be published promptly and candidly

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