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BECKLEY POST-HERALD, BECKLEY, W. 39-Year-Old India Native With Enrolled In Mine Foreman Shastry says his family loves i City and John L. Fairlie of ·- 1 - 1 - · · · · · - · ! - t h e Stotesbury Among the 55 area men j produced in the United States. \ enrolled course sponsored Dy the West Virginia ! England to study and has a I friendly." He said he enjoys' Charley Salmon of University School of Mines, is |B. S. in mining engineering i working in the mines * at! Daniel K. Ellis of Amigo, « native of Banaras, India. jfrom Sheffield College in; Stotesbury very much and jmond Warren of Rhodell, Harry Yishwanatba Shastry came to England and a mine manager j aspires to become a mineiSizemore of Lester, Carlos IA. United States fivp month* tr^rt if \TMto ' the United States five months j certificate. ago where he joined Eastern j While studying in England, Associated Coal Corp., at Pitts-! Shastry also worked in the mining laws and practices here j at Herndon mine; burgh, Pa. where he worked mines. He said the mines there j during his classes at Sophia j WINDING GULF foreman. Shastry said he hopes Harvey of Glen Morgan. to gain much knowledge of the I Wayne Bowman of Beckley, for two months transferred to the plant as a member of mining engineering staff. and was '\ practice longwall mining and in Stotesbury j India and the United States the the mining is mostly by room and pillar method. Thirty-nine years old, Shastry worked in the coal mines in India for 12 years, '"but coal''university in Banaras High School. OTHER STUDENTS enrolled in the classes which are conducted from 7 to 9 p.m. daily Coal Co. employes -- Ronnie Allen Lilly of Tarns and Jack E. Stovall of Sophia, all at McAlpin; George R. Bowman of Coal Shastry's father was a]are as follows: jcity, Arthur Lee Dixon of East mathematics professor at the] With Eastern Associated Coal 1 Gulf, Hobert D. Utt of Prin- jCorp. -- T. D. Nunn of Bolt j cewick, Ralph B. Phillips, mining is not very economical! When Shastry came to the]at Harris mine; Walter Daniel\Albert E. Cole Jr. of Coal and James C. Vance of Rhodell, all with East Gulf mine; Harold Eugene Teaster of Sophia, Freddie R. Persinger of Crab Orchard, Sam Houck in my native country," he said, j United States he brought with and Charles Sweeney, of Sophia, Shastry said the coal mines in i him his wife, Jaya, and three I Charles India were not as mechanized as here in the United States and India only produces 70 million tons of coal annually, children, Sanjay, 4 J /2, Roopa and Rekha, and Rhodell, twin Corinne, W. McEinney Charlie R. EUis Roy Pritchard, Billo daughters, one and one-half JB. Williams, of Crab Orchard, years They live onWillard \vhich is only one-eighth of thatiWhitestick Street in Beekley. Stotesbury, Gene Cooper of Coal McNamara ^ of of Sophia, James A. Kepler ,, . ,, '' 13 Other Orders Entered $100,000 Damage Suit Dismissed A $100,000 lawsuit based on dismissed. Pugh claimed Mrs., a 1968 automobile mishap has been dismissed and orders' havel'f-TM Pugh died from injuries she «* «*nA been entered in 13 other cases pending before the County Circuit Court. Raleigh b y ]\f a rgi e and Virgil MlHer and I near Beckley. others against Ranger 1CV "" 11 was confirmed Corp. and Suits by Patrick A. Lovell, represented by J. Zane Summerfield and Pat R. Hamilton of Fayette County, and coun- tersuits by Diana Lou and Lawrence P. Hall w e r e (Bonds), Sterling Miller, Mabel dismissed. Lovell initiated suits against the Halls for $100,000 to recover for damages resulting from an automobile accident on W. Va. 99 Sept. 5,1968. Other dismissals include the city of Beckley brought by R. E. in action and Lottie Settlement of the $45,000 suit Kelly Farruggia of Rhodell. The motor company had asked a judgment of $4,000 arid Young £ a] 510,000 as the result of a March ! * r: 9, 1968 accident on W. Mullens and Robert R. Atkins of Mullens, all at Otsego mine of Winding Gulf Coals; Slab Fork Coal Co. -- Eddie Lee Jones and Clinton O. of Coal City, James Sanger jof Beckley, Jimmie Ray I Crawford of Shady Spring, and i Thurman R. Mills of Sophia, employed at Slab Fork, Gaston and Tarns; Charles S. Wood of Coal Samuel G. Sizemore of Besoco, Default judgments also were Ranger Fuel paid the plaintiffs!^ 51,750 Virgil awarded B. F. Goodrich Co. for L. Plummer of Day a 3 niels, and Ellis Coleman of Midway, with Amigo Coal Co. at Wyco: CLINTON M. Moore of Glen in court. Margie Miller were joined Lyonelle L. Lilly by Jr. of MacArthur; Family Howard Miller, Virginia Miller (Finance Corp. for $903.49 plus Miller and J. Byrd Miller Jr. as plaintiffs. The action arose from damage to the Miller property. A $30,000 claim for assault by Willis Vandall against David L. Lilly of Prosperity and Lilly's Leadingham for a total of j dismissed. Date of the incident $15,000 because of damage tojon which the suits were based their property by pollution in Little "Whiiestick Creek. City Council recently approved a $600 settlement Other defendants in. the suit are the North Beekley Public Service District and The New River Co. interest against Thurman L. Horton and Lola Frances Horton of Beckley, and Household Finance Corp., $456.09, against Jesse P. Griffith, of Bradley. Commissioners in condemnation proceedings by the C 0 Railway Co. to obtain pro- countersuit for $6,000 were perry at Ameagle are ordered to report May 29. The railway company seeks a settlement for was July 31, 1969, near Harper, property acquired for a spur Action by Charles H. Cephas jtrack involving ownership by Billy Joe Workman, Cledith A suit by Paul E. Pugh as administrator of the estate of the late Mary Elizabeth Pugh claiming $10,000 "from Leonard concerning the will of the late L. EL Sutherland, brought against Laura Nowlin Watkins of Beckley and other heirs, also was dismissed as settled. Settlement was reached in a $600 dispute over wages brought by Vera FeazeE against Averil Workman and Flossie T. Workman, trustees and lending agencies. Commissioners are Thomas Gray, Roy J. Lucas, Roy D. Milliron, Gene Riffe and H. E. Melton. Morgan, Donald L. Toney of Mabscott, and Chalmer Abrams of Stickney with Consolidated Coal Corp." at Rowland mine; Larry W. Murphy of Sophia, Consolidated Coal at. Itmann; Charles E. Mount Hope, Wooldrige of Ferrell Frank Rider of Lochgelly, Robert R. Marsh of Crab Orchard, with New River Co.; Edgar F. of Fairdale and Roy H. Jr. of Coal City; with Sterling Smokeless at Whitby; Jimmie Lee Crew of Beckley, with Crew Coal Co.; William C. Hensley of Besoco with C and H Coal Co.; Tommy of Sophia, Semet-Solvay mine at Tralee; Michael Lee Sisk Mullens with Kerren Coals; Vincent Edward Nicolau of Harper with Calvert Coal Co.; John F. Hindson of Mt. Hope, unemployed; Rudolf J. Cimala with Beckley Coal Corp.

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  1. Beckley Post-Herald,
  2. 18 May 1970, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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