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4C -May 26,1974 Sunday Gazette-Mail Ct»rle4fbn. w*st Virginia LOBBYISTS More Than $40,000 Spent During Session l'h? Associated Press ·;"' Reports filed with the ."state Senate Clerk indicate ;more than $40.000 was spent "by the 188 lobbyists who regis- Itered during the regular legislative session. ·1~ As of Friday over 150 re' ports had been filed by the lobbyists, who were required for the first time this session to register and file a post-session expenses report. ';,; More than 19 individuals or ·firms reported spending more jhan $1.000 each on lobbying 'efforts. Forty-two lobbyists 'reported spending nothing and T42 others spent less than $100. £ The largest single amount Reported by an individual was $1.828.31 filed by Raymond "laylor of Chicago representing Household Finance Corp. He- noted half of that amount went for motel accomoda- ttons. rThe smallest amount reported was 40 cents by Mrs. Helen Dobson of South Charleston, who represented the \JPe5t Virginia Federation of Wqmen's Club. She said the arnount was spent for postage. -".The United Mine Workers and its Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COM- t'AC) reported total expendi- tuiijes of $3.840.27 by five of its lobbyists. The West Virginia Coal Association's representative. Julius Singleton of Morgan- |dwn. reported expenses totaling $1.195.05. while Coal Association President Stephen Xbung reported expenses of 526.14. '^Lobbyists who represented large coal firms usually had other clients and it was impos- sjble to determine from their imports exactly how much had feen spent on behalf of the goal clients. ·^Representatives of race {racks in the Northern and Eastern panhandles reported expenditures of $3.897.72. One jjljhose representatives. Wal- igr Graham of Chester, repotted xpenses of $1,506.77 $hd said of that amount $1,207.87 was spent for food and jstitertainment. *~the public relations firm of 2infield, Channell and Miller Jn,Charleston reported total expenditures of $1.089 on behalf of the Independent Bankers Association. The bulk of that amount. $744.50 was used to bring the late Phillip Willkie of Rushville, Ind., to testify against bank holding company legislation. Many of those who spent less than $100 did not want to be identified as lobbyists. Mrs. Charlene Sizemore of Huntington who reported expenditures of $2.16. wrote on her form: "I am not nor have been a paid lobbyist. All time I have devoted to legislation has been done on a voluntary basis for the Consumer Association of West V i r g i n i a . " Lobbyists Expenses :x fishermen tions "§ PORTLAND, Ore. - (AP) '"£ More Oregon fishermen are -preparing claims against the -Soviet Union for equipment al- ^legedly damaged by Soviet *ships fishing off the Oregon ·repast. ^i Lloyd Weisensee, Portland, :Van attorney for Astoria fisher- Jinan George McMurrick Sr., ·jfiled a complaint this week ^claiming Soviet ships had £done $5,600 damage to Mc- --llurrick's equipment. I$J:U.S. marshals tried to impound the 278-foot Soviet stern Brawler, Posyet, as it left ^Portland Thursday, but the ^-ship reached the three-mile ·«-iimit before they could catch !· :*·; Weinensee said he will file Claims for fishermen Vern r*Davis of Astoria and Ansel and John Davis of War- who say they also have ·Buffered losses to Soviet fish- ~;ing vessles. £'/. He said there are agree- «-;ments between- the two na- H'tions for a fisheries claims Aboard, but that American fish- s*:|rmen have never collected |£on claims. J«~ He said U.S. officials would ttBe prepared to serve papers £j;pn any Soviet ship within the '·''three-mile limit. %%· The Posyet, which had been ^-·Tesupplying in Portland, was ··'^singled out because it was the Jonly Soviet fishing ship in ·r American waters at the time, ·-Jne said. *V;- A U.S. marshal was rushed ·KJ'-to Astoria Thursday night, *4then flown to the Coast Guard ^.station at Cape Disappoint- i£rnent. Wash., where he was retaken by motor boat to the *"jnouth of the Columbia River r~to try to halt the Posyet. I~ But the ship escaped in j» heavy fog. pallet Needs 1-4 .. ^Acrobats *..,, Acrobats with advanced *;'ability are needed by the ··Charleston Ballet for a special r'scene in the civic troupe's ;;next ballet, "Gypsy." · Rehearsals are now in ro- ;;-'gress in Room 213 of the · Knight Building on Quarrier Street. ,.' lations, Charleston, W.Va. Association ol Private Colleges, S195.44. Amos Bolen, Lewisburg, W.Va. Railroad Association and Cnessie System, $186.84; Nicholas Roomy, Charleston, Appalachian Power, S185.30, W.Va. AFL-CIO, Charleston, S180; Charles Money, Huntington, Disabled American Veterans, $168.25; Charles T. Lazzell, Morgantown. W.Va. University Laborers Local 814, $164; James H. Davis III of Charleston, Motion Picture Association and W.Va. State Bar and John Tinney, Charleston, Motion Picture Association, SI63.95, Charles C. Lanham, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Bankers Association, SI61.50. Kenneth B. Bays, Columbus, General Motors Corp., 5158.25; John F. Butler, Buckhannon, W.Va. Farm Bureau, 5156.63, Louie Bernardo, Fairmont, W.Va. Deputy Sheriffs Association, S150; James Terry, Keyser, Chattanooga Glass Co., S145.50, George Wright, New York, W.Va. Magazine Wholesalers Association. S130. Jack Williams, Huntington, W.Va. Broadcasters Association. S128; John F. Scott, W.Va. School Boards Association, $127; Christian Jones, Chicago, Household Finance Corp.. S125.61; Toby Shy, Huntington. Fraternal Order ol Police, 5125; Ross Allen Dever, Victor, Soil Conservation Dist., S120.87; Bruce Carter, Charleston, Teamsters, S120. William Lively, Charleston. W.Va. State Medical Association, 5118.37; Harry CHARLESTON, W. Va (AP) - Here is M°° r e, Philadelphia, Glass Bottle Blowers a listing of expenses filed by state Senate Association, 5117.50; Sarah B. Ten Eychk, lobbyists for the regular session. Included Charleston, Church Women United of is the lobbyist, his address, the firm or w - Va - s110 - 14 ; Martm Fa . he y-. Weirton, firms he represented and the amount of w ;irton Steel 5104.61; Stabler J. Gould, expenses reported- Columbus, Shasta Beverages, S104.23; S500to$2000 Carl M. Erasure, Morgantown, Potomac Raymond H. Taylor,'Chicago, House- River Basin . Advisory 5100; Lawrence J. hold Finance Corp., 51,828.31; John Hurd, Haggerty South Charleston, W.Va. Asso- Charleston, W Va Chamber of Com- ciation of Mutual Insurance Agents; W.H. merce, 51,728; Jack L Miller, Park- Wayman, Charleston, W.Va. Association ersburg, W. Va. Automobile Dealers Asso- o( Retired School Employees, ciation and the Appalachian Life insurance Co., 51.716.81; Larrie Bailey, Fairmont, Shenandoah Corp. and the Charles - · Town Turf Club, 51,655.61; Bruce Hobbs, West Logan, United Transportation Union, 51,647.43. Howard S. Graham, Chester, Ogden Recreation. $1,506.77; Rodney H. O'Dell, Summersville, Assessors Association of W. Va.. Nationwide Insurance, W. Va. Association of County Officials, $1,3800.40; William Schechter Jr., Charleston, United Mine Workers (UMW) and the Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COM- PAC), 51,336.74; Loutellus M. Stout, Buckhannon, W. Va. Farm Bureau, 51,329.02; Paige Woolridge, Bluefield, Pocahontas Land Co. and Norfolk Western Railroad, 51,266.69. Michael Burdiss, Mullens, UMW and COMPAC, 51,233.62; Julius Singleton, Morgantown, W. Va. Coal Association, 51.195.05; Carmine J. Cann, Clarksburg, W. Va. Coal Association and W. Va. Press Association 51,170; Public Awareness, represented by Mrs. Evelyn Richards, Beatrice Reams, Rosmary J. David, all of Huntington, 51,155; Thomas W. Neer, Mannington, UMW and COMPAC, 51.144.91. Canfield, Channel and Miller Public Relations Firm, Charleston, Independent Bankers Association, $1,098.68; J. E. Watson, Fairmont, Consolidation Coal Co., W. Va. Consumer Association, Marion Pallet Co., Mid-City Recreation Inc., Bowling Proprietors Association, Bowling Proprietors Association of America and Ogden Recreation Inc., 51,075.59; Burke Fertig, Keyser Wood County Bank, 51,043.09; John Wroth, Charleston, W. Va. Trial Lawyers Association, 51,000.61. Russel T. Keith, Charleston, W. Va. Bankers Association, 5929.29; James L. Stone Charleston, West Virginia Education Association, 5899.83, Okey Dilly, Charleston, W. Va. School Service Personnel Association; Robert Purcell, Boulder, Colo., J.C. Penny Co., 5845.29; John D. H e r r o n , New Cumberland, Minor Judiciary Association, of W. Va., 5797.76; Oley G. Hedrick. Fairmont, Shenandoah Corp., S735.34; Lyle Smith, Huntington, W. Va. Automobile Clubs, 5728.36. John H. Paul, Bethlehem, Pa., Bethlehem Steel Co., 5660.05; James H. Nooney, Falling Rock, U.S. Brewers Assn., 5635; D.P. Given, Webster Springs, Harper W A S H I N G T O N , D.C. Paul B. Kersey Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Kersey Sr. of Marmet, W. Va., will be ordained a Catholic priest at Saint Ann's Catholic Church here Saturday. He will be ordained by Bishop Nicholas D'Antonio of the Diocese of Olancho, Honduras, in Central Amercca. A f t e r g r a d u a t i n g f r o m Charleston Catholic High, Kersey attended Xaverian College in Silver Spring, Maryland. He received his bachelor of arts degree at Saint Paul's College in Washington. Currently, he is a candidate PAUL B. KERSEY To Be Ordained Bishop To Ordain Area Man Lumber Co., Leslie Lumber Co., Mongove Lumber Co., Beckwith Lumber Co., and other lumber companies, 5610; Jewell Bailey, Columbus, Ohio, Capital Financial Services and Capital Industrial Savings Loan, 5595.76. S500 to J100 Kenneth Pauley, Morgantown, W.Va. Deputy Sheriffs Association, 5435; Canfield, Channell 8. Miller Public Relations, Charleston, W.Va. Pharmaceutical Association, 5133.53; John J. Callahan, Ravenswood, Kaiser Aluminum Chemical Corp., S429.22; Robert Bowers, Charleston, W.Va. Petroleum Association, S387. Donald G. Book, New Martinsville, PPG Industries, 5377.45; Harold Gainer, Charleston, W.Va. Motor Truck Association, S366.46; L.O. Smith, Huntington, Appalachian Life Insurance Co., 5360; C.M. Falls, Logan, W.Va. Council of Coca-Cola Bottlers and Logan County Chamber of Commerce, 5352.08; John J. Nanglc, Washington, National Association of Independent Insurers, 5340; William J. Flannery, New York, Avon Products, 5338.38; Herbert Nottingham, Charleston, W.Va. Wholesalers Association and Northeastern Store Owners, 5332.50. Wayne Sinclair Charleston, American Insurance Association and W.Va. Opticians Association, 5266; Barbara Scott, New York Motion Picture Assn., 5253.57; Robert Lawson, Charleston, American Insurance Association, 5220.60; Timothy Scott Smith, Washington, Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, $210.21; Virgil Ostendorf, Godfrey, III., American Flint Glass Workers Union, $201.74. Canfield, Channell Miller Public Re- for the master's degree in theology at the Washington Theological Coalition. He will celebrate his first Mass of Thanksgiving at Saint Agnes Church in Charleston, W. Va., at 6:30 p.m. June 8. Fiat Eyed to Put Poland on Road WARSAW, Poland (AP) A tiny car called the Polski Fiat 126P is what Communist party leader Edward Gierek hopes will help fulfill his promise to get Poland on the road. The locally produced, Italian-designed automobiles are beginning to dot sparsely used roads as they roll off the assembly line in Silesia where they are produced under license with Fiat of Italy. Gierek pledged to bring out a "popular car" in announcing a better program for consumers four years ago in taking power after a wave of bloody rioting that resulted from economic failures. Promoting the four-seater Fiat means fully utilizing controlled television media. Frequently viewers are reminded of the Polski Fiat, either in variety programs, national lottery announcements, or plain advertising. But most average Poles will find a Polski Fiat too expensive. Average monthly earnings in Poland are about 2,800 zlotys, or $140. The Fiat costs 69,000 zlotys, or $3,450. Buyers more likely would be bureaucrats, professional people and skilled workers such as miners. Coal diggers earn nearly three times the average national wage. * * * EARLY DEMAND for the 126P has not been dramatic. Out of a working population of nearly 17 million, only about 140,000 persons have so far put down deposits for cars. The total number of privately registered cars in Poland, a country of 33 million people, is 780,000. This figure will obviously grow once production of the Polski Fiat reaches full swing and Poles no linger have to wait several years for delivery. So far 5,000 of the cars have hit the road because the giant factory being built at Bielsko Biala with Italian know-how is not yet fully operational. Construction started two years ago- Next year 40,000 of the cars will be rolling out and by 1978 the planned target is 200,000 Because production is not yet in full swing, a waiting list has resulted. People opting to collect the car by 1980 pay considerably less than those wanting it earlier. The car is very economical to run. It can travel about 50 miles on a gallon of gas. * # * PARALLEL WITH plans to increase the cars, production, Polish authorities are also preparing to improve the country's road services. The last couple of yerrs has seen an increase in gas stations, highway services and motels. To speed up things, authorities have awarded contracts to foreign firms. The French company Novotel is building a string of motels on major roads near the cities of Warsaw, Poznan, Katowice, Olsz- tyn, Gdansk and Wroclaw. Holiday Inns will build a hotel this year in the ancient royal city of Krakow. In he western province of Wroclaw, Poland will have its first drive-in movie house for 100 autos. ;' DESIGNER'S CONCEPT OF NEW COLLEGE CENTER BUILDINGS AT DAVIS AND ELKINS Architects for the Complex are R. L. Wilson and J. D. King DE Gets Benedum Grant for Center ELKINS - Davis and Elkins College officials have announced receiving a $550,000 grant, reported a large increase in the college's equity, and predicted an increase in enrollment. The $550,000 grant -- the largest gift in the college's history -- was made by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. The Benedmum grant, coupled with a $460,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission received earlier this month, will be used towards covering the cost of a new $3.5 million student union-auditorium center already under construction. Charles B. Gates, finance chairman of the college's board of trustees and Charleston banker, said the college's equity "has increased 291 per cent between the years 1961-1973." Davis and Elkins business manager Ken White 'Musical Chairs' End Eyed As Giscard Takes Office By Don Cook (C ) The Los Angeles Times PARIS--Valery Giscard D'Estaign takes office as president of France for a seven-year term Monday in a kind of "Kennedy euphoria"-the young vigorous intellectual pomising great changes, challenges and rejuvenation, a new look and a new image of government after 16 years of musical chairs among aging Gaullist faces. The compariosn being widely drawn in the French press and elsewhere is not exactly spontaneous either. The Kennedy model remains a fascination for politicians all over the democratic world, and Giscard D'Estaing is no exception. He has capitalized and projected all of the built- in attributes of a Kennedy image -- the parental background, the healthy smiling family, the wealth, the intellect, the taste for good living, a little bit of music, a little bit of sport, the sex appeal and the touch of arrogance. Nevertheless, for the moment, despite the closeness of the election outcome, the French seem to be pretty pleased that they have found their Kennedy to succeed their general. Georges Pompidou, for all his strength and a b i l i t y in the presidency which was considerable, was nevertheless a transitional figure after Gen. Charles De Gaulle. The post-De Gaulle era now t r u l y begins and France will soon learn, what Giscard d'Estaing intends to make of its future. * * * YET CURIOUSLY, for all of the image and exposure of the man and all of the political campaigning and all of his years in office, there is really no certainty about what he intends to do, what kind of a president he will make, what kind of real leadership he will offer. It may seem contradictory but the fact remains that although his intellectual, technical and administrative ability is clear from the last 10 years, his political ability and that litmus quality of fusing intellect into leadership is still untested and unknown. During his period as finance minister in de Gaulle's time, from 1962 to 1965, he followed a course of complete, controlled Gaullist orthodoxy--a balanced budget at all costs, including stagnation of the economy. He was then abruptly dropped by de Gaulle which may have been the best break which could have happened to him politically. When he returned to the finance ministry under Georges Pompidou's presidency in 1969, one of the first acts of the new administration was devaluation of the f r a n c . This was scarcely Gaullist orthodoxy, and in the last five years Giscard d'Es- taing has proven to be highly intellectual, flexible and adroit in his management of France's economic and monetary affairs. The latest example came in January when he suddenly abandoned the long orthodoxy if demanding fixed currency rates and abrutply announced Untrained Surgeon Works in Nigeria LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - An $84-a-month theater attendant has been performing "complicated surgical operations" at a general hospital in northern Nigeria for more than 17 years, although he has never had any formal medical training, the Nigerial Herald reported, j* ·v'v ·?:'::-: .-:·:· ·i--; : ; : x : !'-£ ; .; :' - · ·-;··'·' '· ·''·.-..'.' the floating of the French franc. But at the same time, across these years, he was-according to his Gaullist opponent and former prime minister, Jacques Chaban-Del- mas--consistantly sabotaging or under-cutting at the French treasury the proposals for a "new society" coming from the prime minister's office. Both Chaban-Delmas and the leftist candidate who also lost, Francois Mitterand, hammered away at Giscard d'Es- taing for running a "state within a state" at the French treasury and for being considerably more illiberal and pinch-penny in action than he is in political speech-making and image-projecting. * * * THE PRESIDENT-ELECT of course has a perfectly valid excuse that he was the servant; of an administration and . not its master--that what he intends to do as president of the republic has nothing to do with the policies which he had to carry out a finance minister under de Gaulle and Pompidou. But the main guide which Giscard d'Estaing's past performance offers is that he is not really bound to any particular political approach or philosophy or line of action. Communist party leader Georges Marcnais has remarked sourly that the president-elect "has promised something for everybody but Fisher Body Strike Accord Reported DETROIT - (AP) - Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday to end a 12-day strike by some 4,600 workers at the Fisher Body Fleetwood plant in Detroit. The walkout by UAW Local 15, which began May 13, had forced a shutdown of the adjacent Cadillac assembly plant and the Oldsmobile Toronado assembly line in Lansing. More than 4,000 workers were laid off at those two plants because of the strike. A General Motors spokesman said a ratification vote on the new local pact will be held today. If the agreement is approved by the rank and file, production would probably resume Tuesday, he said. No details of the contract were released. But union spokesman had said the dispute centered on the failure of management to adequately staff the plant which turns out about 900 car bodies a day for Cadillac .and Oldsmobile Tornado. INVENTORS! [ INVENTIONS/IDEAS| EARN CASH AND ROYALTIES IN INDUSTRY FREE EVALUATION! NO IDEA IS TOO SMALL! FOR COMPLETE DETAILS, WRITE OR PHONE COLLECT MR. POOLE (312) 827-2170 INNOVATIONS , 2250 E. DEVON AVE. ' SUITE 322 · . · . DES PLAINES, RL.60018 the stamp collectors" and ultra-conservative former Premier Antoine Pinay, one of Giscard d'Estaing's early mentors in the days of the Fourth Republic, has said more or less the same thing-"He has promised a great deal and we will see how he w i l l , make good on his pledges." Of course he would not be the first president who failed to make good on election promises. Moreover, it may well be that there is a much stronger streak of innovation, imagination and inspirational leadership in Giscard d'Esta- ing than he has so far revealed. The first inkling will come with the naming of his prime minister and the formation of a new cabinet which he will closely control and which will set the image for this "era of change" which he has promised. · * * * · HE TAKES office facing immense problems which have been ignored or swept aside in the six weeks since Pompidou died, but will have to be exposed and dealt with promptly. There is a roaring 18 per cent inflation and there is a worsening balance of payments situation due to the enormous increase in France's oil bill. Neither of these problems is unique in Eruope for the world at large, but that does not make them any easier to surmount along with promises for a better society and greater social justice in France. He also takes office with a great opportunity for exercising fresh and positive leadership on the European scene. France will be in the chair for the next six months at the European market, when the whole problem of Britan's demands for new terms to stay in the market must be decided. After the political upheavals of the last three months in London, Bonn and Paris--not to mention Rome, Lisbon, Brussels, Copenhagen and elsewhere -- Europe is battered, groggy and confused. Less orthodoxy and more i m a g i n a t i o n f r o m France can make an enormous difference. There is plenty of need for Giscard to show leadership. said the college rounded out the pas.t three years with a budget surplus, adding that the Board of Trustees recently aproved a balanced budget for the 1974-1975 fiscal"year. Davis and Elkins was one of only two West Virginia private colleges to report an increase in enrollment for the coming school year have increased from applications received at this time last year. A fellow; who f r e q u e n t s cocktail parties asks who apologizes to whom when the other person's necktie is in your drink. * * * Much as we treasure our friendship with the French people and dislike to interfere in their politics, we wish they hadn't elected a president we can't pronounce. -- Our 14th Year With The-Same Quality Backyard SWIMMING POOL The Average Homeowner Can Afford Below and Above Ground Model Poob On Display Complete Line of Pool Chemicals and Accessories L AC Y'S Modern Swimming Pools 933 Woodh«enOr.,T?h«. 744-2711 PLANNING A TRIP FOR YOUR CLUB OR ORGANIZATION We Suggest TRAVEL BY CHARTER COACH Safe ·rdubfe ·convenient CALL US FOR MORE INFORMATION PARK TRANSIT, INC. PAMitSIWC,W.VA. Interstate Charter Service 1-428-7618 A COILEGE EDUCATION? 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