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July 20, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 4

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July 20, 1973 Shew High Eipjrl«d F.I Daytime Amex Plans Former Bream Pastor, Five-Year Expansion Rev. McNeill Dies at 60 The Weather THE WEATHtR July », 1W5 THE FORECAST Sunrise * : '*Sunset »:«· Zones 1-2-3-4-5-9 (Northern Panhandle, northwest, west, southwest, north central, eastern panhandle. In- eluding Charleston): Humid with occasional thundershowers likely today. Highs today and Monday in the mid to upper 80s. Lows today will be in the mid to upper 60s. Zones 6-7-8 (central mountains, south, northern moun- tarns) :Humid with occasional thundershowers likely today and Ntonday. Highs both days will be in the low to mid 80s Lows today will be in the low to mid 60s. WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA - Coudy with scattered tnundershowers today and Monday. Highs today in the 70s to mid 80s. Lows will be in the low to mid 60s. Highs Monday will be in the mid 70s to low 80s. OHIO - Partly cloudy today and Monday with a chance of thundershowers. Highs today and Monday in the upper 70s to 80s. Lows today will be in the low to mid 60s. VIRGINIA - Partly cloudy through Monday with a chance of afternoon and evening thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s and low 90s. KE NTUCKY - Cloudy witha chanceof tnunderstorms through Tuesday. Highs in the upper 80s. SATURDAY'S HUMIDITIES 5am 97. lla.m 67. 5 p.m ;...56. SATURDAY'S WIND Highest 13 mph from SW at 1 p.m. TEMPERATURES Saturday's high 89. Saturday's low 63. Recorded high tor July 19 was 103 set in 1930. Recorded low for July 19 was 51 set in 1937. PRECIPITATION 24-hour precipitation as of 5 p.m 0.00. Total for the month of July 2.22. Huntington Man Robbed By Assailant Hiding in Car - A Huntington man was beaten and I jobbed early Saturday by a man who hid in the back of his car while the driver was Fratt* Page One; Tough '^competition." He said this also applies to '^-government "which too often has fallen 'l-into the hands of interests it is supposed I£to regulate." '·t\ IN A LIGHTER VEIN, Hart said he rep- r t;resents the state (Colorado) that claims -·ne of West Virginia's greatest natural re- I^sources -- John Denver. (Denver, the finger whose greatest hit was "Country -"iRoads," lives in Colorado). ^l Among the Democratic dignitaries at I'ithe dinner were Sen. Jennings Randolph, ~~'D-W. Va., who introduced Hart; Speaker ~ 'of the House Lewis McManus, D-Raleigh; *. -State Agriculture Commissioner Gus J 'Douglass; Atty. Gen. Chauncey Browning; --·and Kanawha County Commissioners Jack ?lCatalano and Kelly Castleberry. ·3^ An informal governor's preferential poll 'j-for Democratic candidates taken at the '.-^dinner produced the following results: Su- ;lCpreme Court Justice James Sprouse 60 ·l^votes, 1972 candidate John D. "Jay" Rock- ·rSefeller 40 votes and Mayor Hutchinson six ""votes. '-~- Also Saturday, the Young Democrats Delected new officers. They are Martin 13-Shaffer of Morgantown, president; Char- 2;lie Damron of Putnam County, secretary; ~~Dan Wright of Fayette County, treasurer; ^-.Bill Bunner of Morgantown, presidential ^.consultant. 4-' District chairpersons also were elected. '-.-They are Marie Prezioso of Marion Coun" j.*ty, First District; Sanford Barton of Graf*;ton, Second District; Alma Ballard of ^Madison, Third District; and Barry Mc- ";0wen of Huntington, Fourth District. £_-Diana Westdyke of Putnam County was ^-"appointed executive secretary. shopping at the Fas-Chek supermarket on Washington St. W. James I. Carnes, 27, of Huntington, stopped at the market at about 2 a.m. Saturday after leaving work at The Charleston Gazette, where he is a copy reader. Carnes said he was driving down Seventh Avenue, on his way to the 1-64 entrance at Dunbar, when the man in the back of the car threw something that felt like leather around his throat and pulled his head back against the seat's head rest. The man took Carnes' glasses and ordered him to drive to the Tyler Mountain area and forced him to stop at an isolated spot. He asked for the driver's money. "When I told him I didn't have any, he hit me," Carnes said. Carnes said he was struck at least four times. When the man left, he took the glasses valued at $80 to $90; a tape player worth about $60; a wedding ring worth $80 to $90; a watch worth $35; and a key case worth about $7. In addition to holding him with the strap, Carnes said the assailant held him by the hair part of the time. "I had the seat belt on and couldn't turn around," Carnes said. The car was unlocked while he was inside the market, Carnes said. It was parked in a well-lighted spot in front of the store. (C) .\e» York Time* Serrice NEW YORK - Paul Kolton, chairman of the American Stock Exchange has disclosed that the Amex is embarking on a five-year program to expand its facilities -- including the possibility of double-decking its SVi-story trading floor. Kolton said Friday that, as a first step in what might become a multimillion-dollar construction program, the exchange's board of governors had allocated $100,000 for expansion studies. He added that the exchange expected to sign contracts with two leading architectural and engineering firms within three weeks. The disclosure, made only one week after the Amex rejected industry proposals that it merge with the larger New York Stock Exchange, came at a time of increasingly good fortune for the nation's second largest stock market. Trading volume last month soared nearly 70 per cent to an average of 3 million shares a day. A new stock options trading program introduced last January has been a substantial success. And a $218,000 loss the Amex suffered in the first half of 1974 was turned into a profit for the same period this year in excess of $500,000. Although construction of a new trading floor in the air space above present trading facilities is only one possibility, Kolton said the concept had become increasingly popular. The Chicago Board Options Exchange, which led the way in new options trading among investors, built an entire new floor above the Chicago Board of Trade's five- story trading floor in only six months at a cost of $2.5 million. The Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., unable to find space big enough for expansion, suspended a "floating floor" from a 26-foot-high ceiling in its building here. The exchange's chairman said the Amex owned a 14-story building at 86 Trinity Place and leased a 10-story building next door. He refused to speculate on the possibility that the exchange might expand into the leased space if double-decking was deemed inadvisable, although real estate interests familiar with the Trinity Place building maintained that it had enough space for major new floor trading facilities. Kolton said it was too early to put a price on the program, but noted that the exchange had $10 million in liquid assets. As an indication of what the exchange had in mind, he stressed that "to the extent the exchange can finance its expansion out of capital, that's the way to do it." The Amex presently has 500 employes and about 225 more on the payroll of a computer company jointly owned with the Big Board and working on Amex-related activities. WILKESBORO, N.C. - The Rev. Robert Blakely MeNeill. former pastor of Bream Memorial Presb)lerLan Church in Charleston, W. Va., died here Friday. He was 60. Mr. McNeill moved to Charleston after he was discharged in 1959 from a church in Columbus, Ga., for, as he wrote in "Look" magazine in 1965, "being on the wrong side of the race issue." In 1957, Mr. McNeill declared in a previous "Look" article that "it is inevitable that laws of racial reference will be abolished." As a result of his antisegregation stand, he was denounced in the South as "a man who was as extreme in one direction as the Klan was in the other," he wrote. After he moved to Charleston, he said he had found a refreshing "openness" there. He spent nine years as pastor of Bream Memorial, then resigned because the pressures of being a minister "have finally gotten to me." "My spirit may be tough enough," he explained, "but the spirit cannot be detached from the body which ultimately bears the brunt of stress." CHURNS PHOTOGRAPH CONTEST From Page One Grain Inspection Agency Admits Cash Advances (C) New York Time* Service NEW ORLEANS-The agency that is supposed to perform impartial inspection services for the Bunge Corp. grain elevator near here received a number of cash advances from Bunge in the 1960s. Bryan J. Lehmann Jr., the head of the agency, the Destrehan Board of Trade, Inc., confirmed that he had received the advances on future revenues, and that the practice had been discontinued because the Agriculture Department now frowns on it. Extension Eyed For 3 Business Tax Cut Laws WASHINGTON (AP)-Sen. Gaylord Nelson says he will introduce a bill to extend three tax cuts voted earlier this year for small and medium-size businesses. Nelson, D-Wis., chairman of the Senate Small Business Committee, said that if the tax cut is allowed to expire as the economy is trying to pull out of a recession, "millions of smaller companies will be paralyzed by uncertainty." His bill, which he said would be introduced on Monday, would continue a 20-percent tax rate on corporate earnings under $25;000; extend the provision exempting corporate earnings under $50,000 from the corporate surtax, and a tax credit for investment in up to $100,000 worth of used equipment. MR. McNEILL was the author of "God Public Library Bookmobile Schedules Stops the Kanawha County Public Library bookmobile will make these stops this week: Monday; Emerald Heights at Shamrock and Londonderry, 9:20 to 10:o5 a.m.; Sherwood Forest at top of hill, 10:14 to 10:50 a.m.; Rock Lake Village at Village Drive and Woodmont, 11:10 to 11:50 a.m.; Alum Creek at Rose Shopping Center, 12:55 to 1:30 p.m.; Tornado at ball park, 1:55 to 2:45 p.m.; Miracle Acres, 3:05 to 4 p.m. Tuesday; Rand at Church Drive and Davidson, 12:55 to 1:50 p.m.; Witcher Creek at mouth of Dry Branch, 2:10 to 2:50 p.m.: Mammoth at Advent Christian Church, 3:20 to 4 p.m.; Ward, 4:10 to 4:35 p.m.; Glasgow at Third Avenue and Third Street, 4:45 to 5:35 p.m.; Cedar Grove near Post Office, 6:25 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; Tad at school, 1 to 1:40 p.m.; Coal Fork at Methodist Church, 1:50 to 2:35 p.m.; Maiden near underpass, 2:45 to 3:20 p.m.; Dupont City at Fourth and Main Street, 3:30 to 4:10 p.m.; West Belle at 17th Street, 4:20 to 5 p.m.; Belle City Building, 5:50 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Charleston at Second Avenue Recreation Center, 12:45 to 1:25 p.m.; Woodward Drive near Stanley Products Building, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m.; Little Tyler at school, 2:50 to 3:20 p.m.; West Dunbar at ShawneeSchool, 3:40 to 4:10 p.m.; Brookhaven at Rt. 35 and 40th Street Road, 4:35 ^o 5:25 p.m.; Cross Lanes at school, 6:20 to 8 p.m. Friday, Orcahrd Manor at Rental Office, 9:20 to 9:50 a.m.; Kanawha Two Mile at Rich's Fork, 10:05 a.m.; to 10:40 a.m.; Sissonville at school, 11:00 to 11:40 a.m.; Sissonville at Big Star, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Big Tyler at Nazarene Church, 1:55 to 2:55 p.m.; South Charleston at Kenna Homes, 3:15 to 4 p.m. The Rev. Robert B. McNeill Wills Us Free," which was published in 1965 by Hill and Wang Inc. of New York. It is an account of the growth of his understanding of the race issue and explains how he, a native Southerner, found the courage to challenge one of the most cherished prejudices in the South. Mr. McNeill was a native of Birmingham, Ala. He was educated at Birmingham-Southern College, the University ol Kentucky, and Union Theological Seminary. At the time of his death, he was a member of the faculty of Wilkes Community College here. Surviving are a daughter, Janet of Minneapolis, Minn.; and sons, Frank of Syracuse, N.Y. and Walter of Rochester, N.Y A graveside service will be held at ; p.m. Tuesday in the cemetery of Hatchet Creek Presbyterian Church at Hatche Creek, Ala. A Memorial service will to held 4 p.m. next Saturday in North Caroli na. From Page One \:\~: CELEBRITY JUDGE: Miss Michael Learned star of the CBS T.V. hit series "THE WALTONS' Your child's special smile can win a '2,500 Shopping Spree in our store. We'll photograph your child at special prices and enter an extra picture in the contest at no e*tra charge. ENTER! Call the Portrait Studio today. CONTEST-SPECIAL: 7 portraits £Q5 51 ONE 8x10 JIX GIFT-SIZE !n Life Color. . ,14.95 (THAT'S MORE THAN ','7 OFF) Postal was continuation of the no-layoff clause demanded by the unions and management's right to dictate work rules to increase productivity in the Postal Service. The chief management negotiator, Darrell Brown, told newsmen that "wide and important differences" remained over these issues, but added that "we're going to stay at it in order to reach an agreement within the short time that remains." The average clerk, postman or pickup truck driver now makes about $13,500 per year at top scale, plus fringe benefits. Despite efforts to avoid a strike by the union's 600,000 postal workers, union and management officials said they were concerned about the possibility of wildcat strikes or demonstrations by union members in some cities if no agreement was reached before the current contract expired at 11:59 p.m. Sunday. OLD PHOTOS COPIED! LAST 6 DAYS 4.95 REG. 7.00 fine 3x4 Silvertone Bring in your priceless family photos and our staff of experts will make exact copies and frame them in golden Daguerreo mats. Your original is returned unharmed. PORTRAIT STUDIO--Fourth Floor PHONE 346-0911 EXT. 300 I Anti-Inflation j annual meeting in Jersey on Thursday to *-'settle next year's wage claim within the ! "new limit. *''*· Just last month, the railwaymen re- »-ceived boosts ranging up to more than 10 '^pounds a week, an increase of 29.8 per cent ^bver the old wages. This was farely typical '-of the sort of settlement Wilson wants to ~2': Both developments were overshadowed -"-'.-- and indeed virtually ignored in some £ segments of the press -- by news that Brit- gain's inflation rate had jumped in June to a ·^record annual rate of 26.1 per cent, and by J-the dispute over annual salaries for mem- .Cbers of the House of Commons. r ' The government has proposed a rise of £.24 pounds a week for members of the ;House of Commons much less than mem- ; :-tiers want but far more than the six pound --"wage limit. ',;" The government's rationale is that * -members' salaries have remained static - .'since December 1971 while prices have Arisen 65 per cent. From Page One Naval · - "These trends strongly imply a need for ;· numerically larger U. S. naval forces, but ''not necessarily for as many highly sophisticated and individual units. 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