L W Woolwine (Wiliam T Cox)

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L W Woolwine
(Wiliam T Cox) - Fayette County Votin s Ri ^ ht Questioned %...
Fayette County Votin s Ri ^ ht Questioned % Scarbro Road Couple *· OAK HILL/ (RNS) -- Three j June 2 city election this year? cogs haven't much bearing on The Wool wines say they wonder- the campaign Mr. and Mrs. L. ed about paying city taxes and W. W o o . , Old S c a r e voting at Whipp.e ,ut neve, Road, have been \vaging for iously questioned it until they months before council to secede had to buy city licenses 'as well J t f i- * i U , ' _ about from the city except that they as county licenses to nave Question of why three dogs immunized at a ra- triggered the question of .(the Woolwines) ^ don't have bies clinic, sister,! in a «ty e.ecuon. , We .no hought u we paid city n- taxes and sought city dog tags her husband now own, El- i of well over 100 acres, Hil- Ever since Oak Hill was ~. , , ,, corporated in 1923, Mrs. Wool- we.ought to nave a vote ex- Challeng- ihe June 2 voting because their names did not appear -6n | wine says the property she , a farm " a ^ has been but from permanent registration books for j assessed m the city, ~--| O a k HU1 the Woo i w ; ne s went to j 19:8 its regents have been reg-j Oak H^ wej^v^es J* nntu £ isierea and have voted at Pre-|FaetteUie where .hey cpnsu.t Women's observ- 44 Whioole '·* an a - torne y' talked to the That' Includes her father, W.j sheriff, and almost got register- T. Cox, who purchased the farm, ed in Precinct 13, Oak Hill. cart of the original Kelly tract, A ' bout here che ' nearl ' enter ' in 1918, and she and her hus-j e d "no man's l a n d " They were band, who inherited the farm j told at the voters registration when Mr. Cox died in February,! office, according to Mrs. Wooll$ f i wine, that if they were taken Once, back in 1950, their auto-j a f f the Precinct 44 books they mobile was taken off the city tax would have nowhere to vote ticket, Mrs. Woolwine says, but! les5 some written statement was the following year, in Mr. Wool- submitted clarifying their resi- wine s words, "our taxes went mobile back on.'' That led the Woolwines think there might be a question ! the question of retaining the of whether they actually lived in] state ---------- -- ^ ------- .- ----- ""!«, -,n ~~atA the city. Their property lies on I cJiaijenged. _ · Jan- ^ unpaved road leading off Ma- ^ TM'* Me- P^ Avenue or the New Scarbro Mrs. dent status in the city. Woolwine is back in the 1940's she voted to Jin an Oak Hill city election on store and nt Road and more or less bisects voted years or more at Whipple 30 and I guess we ought ixvkeep on voting there." Mrs. "Woolwine says. She plans the area between Lundale farm f«. wooiwine says, bne and While-Scarbro. Some l O o t o ke *P on campai.grung, hoping Willie in R.- j n d Whipple-Scarbro. Some 1001 acres of the 400-acre Lundale dairy farm, including the home Harry Mrs. Syd- to be permitted to secede, and says they'll be back, "again and of Herbert Jones, is included m i again." Mr. Woolwine agrees, the citv limits, established in a i adddn £ that if eventually they the city limits, established in a 1922 survey accepted by the leg- 1 islature in the 1923 city incorporation procedure. The Woolwines indicated to council theirs is not the only property in the section whose city status is in doubt. Mayor Joe Keatley said he has made two trips to Fayetteville to confer with City Attorney S. J. Hig- (gins Jr. _City Manager W. R. on pastor Temple. Bennett displayed two maps, one dated 1922, the other made more recently for assessment purposes. In both instances, the Woolwine property lies well inside the city boundaries. Why then, asks Mrs. Woolwine, were she and her husband not permitted to vote in the must accept the status of city residents, they'll be wanting some service, "maybe an electric street light." HOSPITAL PATIENTS HTNTON (RNS) -- Seven admittances and three ; dismissals were listed at Hinton Hospital Friday. Admitted were Leonard F. Blevins, Miss Helena Bragg, Mrs. C. Davis, Mrs. Z. T. Ramsey, and Mrs. R. C. Ratliff, all of Hinton, Ashiby W. Goddard of Elton, and Ronnie Dale Rom- bow of Ballard. Dismissed were Joyce Ann Judy and Norman Shankiin, both Hinton, and Miss Ruth Persinger of Alderson.

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  1. Beckley Post-Herald,
  2. 07 Dec 1959, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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