Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 13, 1975 · Page 20
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 20

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 13, 1975
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SB · July 13, W* - -- -- photos by Lawrence Pierce Sara Brown Works on Enzyme Experiment Students Handle Many Projects Independently Frances Spalding and David Meadows Are Team They Work With Spectrophotometer GIF FED State College Professor Heads Region's First Program for Top Science Students By Kay Michnel A West Virginia State College chemistry professor is heading up the region's first special program for gifted science students. Herbert P. Kagen gave up a better-paying summer post to work as director of the summer workshop for science students on the State campus. Sponsored by the Regional Education Sen-ice Agency (RESA), the experimental program involves 35 students from 20 high schools in Boone, Clay, Kanawha and Putnam counties. Kagen, as well as other academicians working with the project, said bepassed by a more lucrative job because ne and his colleagues believe "it's time we became interested in the brains of this country." Too little, he said, has been done for unusually bright students. * * · DURING THE past three weeks, participants have been investigating subjects ranging from "fluorescense and luminescence" to unidentified flying objects. "We're teaching things we normally wouldn't teach," Kagen said during a recent interview. "This is the frosting on the cake.. .the kind of thing you never have time for in a classroom." "I'm pleased with these kids. But I was worried at first. They are the quietest group of kids I ever worked with. At first, I thought there was a problem. They didn't ask many questions after lectures. Later I realized they had no questions because they had understood everything that was said. It's a surprising kind of thing." * * * NOW THAT the program has ended, Kagen is hopeful it can be continued each summer. "It's been a remarkable experience," he said, "but there's no way to know if this will ever go again because we don't know if we'll have the funds. We want to continue the program. These kids have experiences they wouldn't normally get in high school and, in many cases, wouldn't get in college." He plans to follow up the program by sending questionnaires to the students, their parents and teachers. "We hope," Kagen said, "that teachers will utilize these students when they get back to help with other students." Hear PAIHEYTRK) and TOM SMITH WRDS 1310 tn Did Smiday 2:09 to 3:00 M. Mark Boggs Assembles a Volt Meter Patience Is a Prerequisite Town Suffers Identity Crisis PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y. (AP)--The Post Office calls this area Port Jefferson Station, the fire department favors Terryville, the library likes Corns- ewogue and some old timers still use Echo. By whatever name, it's all the same Long Island community. And some residents say it's all a bit confusing. "You might say we are having an identity crisis," said Floyd S. Linton, who represents the area in the Suffolk County legislature. "There's a bit of a desire to find a good name for the community, or to select one of those four." PSC Disallows Portion of Water Rate Increases The Anociated Pren Cutbacks of water rate increases the West Virginia Water Co. has had in effect in its Montgomery and Sutton districts since Sept. 2,1973, were announced by the Public Service Commission Saturday. The PSC disallowed 58 per cent of the Montgomery increase and 35 per cent of the Sutton increase. The orders require the company to refund the disallowed collections to customers within three months, with 6 per cent interest. Rates that have been in effect under bond amounted to-increases of 34 per cent over prior rates in Montgomery and 31 per cent in Sutton. The company's Montgomery District serves 1,700 customers in Fayette and Kanawha counties. The Sutton system serves about 500 Braxton County residents. For customers using 4,000 gallons, the PSC orders will cut monthly water bills from $11.23 to $9.75 in Montgomery and from $12.68 to $11.64 in Sutton. Eventually they may select one name to reflect the consolidation of the community, he said. And what might that name be? "They might decide to stay with Coms- ewogue. There's a Suffolk County tradition of using Indian names such as Patchogue. Or they might decide to combine Jefferson Station and Terryville ifl Jeffersonville," said Dick Lusak of the public library. Others suggested they may have a contest and come up with an entirely new name. But it will be hard to replace Port Jefferson Station-Terryville-Echo-Coms ewogue. National Public Radio examines the experiment we call America. You arc invited to join in the discussion following. Tune in and call up. 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During the robbery the woman, who was 7/z months pregnant, was shot once in the abdomen. She later gave birth to twin fetuses, each weighing 2 pounds, 12 ounces. One fetus, shot in the spinal cord, died about four hours later. The second lived for almost 15 hours. At issue is whether the fetuses were "persons" as defined by New Jersey law. The defense, contending they were not, has asked for dismissal of the murder charges. The trial is one of several that recently 1 have become mired in uncertainty over ] when a fetus becomes a human being. It is being followed closely by legal, medical and religious groups concerned about the lack of legal guidelines, particularly in abortion. In the Anderson case, if Wingate finds the victims were fetuses dependent on their mother for life, he will dismiss the murder indictment. 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