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·C-Aiig. IS. M72 *SiMija^C«t te ilf.a Deatfe Notices Mrs. Eliza Allen BOLT-Mrs. Eliza Allen, 90, of Bolt, Raleigh County, died Friday in a local hospital after a long illness. She was a lifelong resident of Raleigh County and a member of Breckenridge Baptist Church Surviving: daughters, Mrs. Walter Anderson of Glen Daniel, Mrs. Alfred Bailey of Sophia, Mrs. Kitty-Xubich of Beckley and Mrs. Harvey York of Bolt; sister, Mrs. Prince Dickins oi Bolt; brother, John Snuffer of Joseph, Ore.; 23 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Service will be 2 p.m. today in the B r e c k e n r i d g e Baptist Church with the Rev. Doff Harvey and the Rev. Robert Coburn officiating. Burial wil be in the Allen Cemetery at Bolt. The body is at the Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley and will be taken to the church an hour before the service. James Asbury James F. Asbury, 54, of Lanham. Putnam County, died Saturday in Charleston General Hospital. He was head operator at the Morisanto Chemical Co. at Nitro and a WWII Veteran. Surviving: wife, Mary Belle; son, James E. at home; mother, Mrs. Bertha Asbury of Lanham; sisters, Mrs. Minerva Sneed of Tyler Mountain, Mrs. Evelyn Taylor of Campbells Creek and a member of the Order ol the Eastern Star. Surviving: son, Dr. Earl L Baber of St. Albans. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon day at the Bartlett Funeral Home in St. Albans with the Rev. Harold White officiating Burial will be in the Mountain View Memorial Park, Charleston. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Mrs. Myrtle Bateman Mrs. Myrtle Bateman, 85, of 505 94th St., Marmet, died Friday in a Dunbar Nursing Home after a long illness. She was a member of the Holiness Church in Chesapeake. Surviving: daughters, Mrs. Madeline Spurlock of Florida and Mrs. Lucy Fontalbert ol Marmet; brother, Eh' Jordan of Ohio. Service will 'be 1 p.m. Monday at the Leonard Johnson Funeral Home in Marmet with Minister Robert Lee Totten Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in South Charleston. Friends may call after noon today. Drive, Mrs. Virginia Harper of ton, and Mrs. Joyce Ann Wick- Elkview, Meadows and Mrs. Madeline I* 08 of St. Albans; step-daugh- of Comfort in Booiie County; brothers, Edsel of Tyler Mountain, Woodrow of Charleston and Jack of Columbus, Ohio. The body is at Gatens Funeral Home in Poca. Friends may call there after 5 p.m. today. Mrs.. Lenore Baber Mrs. Lenore McAtee Baber 89, of Millwood, Jackson County, formerly of Montgomery, diec Friday at the Jackson General Hospital in Ripley after a long illness. She was a retired librarian for W. Va. Institute of Technology, a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Montgomery Hansford Beckner Hansford H. Beckner, 61, of 'oca Rt. 1, died 1 Friday at Thomas Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was an operator at Monsanto Chemical Co. S u r v i v i n g : wife, Wilma; daughters, Mrs. Becky Airing- tor of Brookside Drive, Charles- I 1 BOLL RENTS WHEEL CHAIRS [quipped To Fit The Individual'! Need ALL TYPIS IN STOCK! We Rent or Sell Everything For Home, Sickrooms ter, Mrs. Martha Messer of Cross Lanes; stepsons, Clifford Conway of Nitro and Clarence Conway of St. Albans; mother, Mrs. Girta Beckner of Kelley's Creek; sisters Mrs. Sylvia Cobb of Liberty, Mrs. Wilma Withrow of Kelley's Creek, Mrs. Beula Casto of Charleston, Mrs. Audrewy Sergent and Mrs. Pauline Pickens and Florida; brothers Arley and Daniel of Charleston and James of Kelley's Creek; and two grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Gatens Funeral Home in Poca with the Rev. Cladis Paxton and the Rev. Donald Green officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home. Mrs. Clara Chapman MILTON-Mrs. Clara ~ man, 73, of Milton, Rt. 1, friends may call after 11 a.m. today. Mrs. Beulub Clark Mrs. Beulah Ethel Clark, of 420 E. Crosslanes Dr., Nitro, died Saturday at her home after a heart attack. She was a member of Calvery Baptist Church in Nitro. Surviving: son, Gerald of Ni tro; sisters, Mrs. Vivian Hill ol Poca and Mrs. Gertrude Brooks of Lincoln Park, 111.; two grand children. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Calvery Baptist Church with the Rev. Millard Mitchell officiating.Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens. The body is at Cooke-Curry Funeral Home hi St. Albans where friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. today. PHONE 342-3431 S ! Free Parking At Door We Deliver BOLL RENTAL SERVICE. 717IICLEVAVE. Saturday at her home after a long illness. She was a member Orilie Baptist Church. Surviving: daughters, Mrs. Mabel Gibson. of Hurricane, Mrs. Marjorie Dozier of Buffalo, Ohio and Mrs. Nancy Meadows of Milton; sons, Roy of Perrysville, Ohio, Junior, Therman, Orville, Lloyd, Wesley, Carl, all of Milton, Charles of Fraziers Bottom, Clifford of Oak Hill, Ohio; sisters, Mrs. Agnes Glenn of Fraziers Bottom, Mrs. Beulab Gillespie of Huntington, Mrs. Darrie Chapman of Glenwood, Mrs. Virgie McCoy of Gallipolis, Ohio; brothers, Herbert of Fraziers Bottom, Walter, Frank, Earnest, all of Huntington, Earl of Milton, Virgil of Culloden; 35 grandchildren, children. 18 great-grand- Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Church Mount with Olive Methodist the Rev. Paul Habour and the Rev. Joe Dolen officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Fraziers Bottom. Heck Funeral -is in charge of the arrangements The body will be taken to home of a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Meadows, Milton Rt. 1, where Gary Fink ALDERSON-Cary H o b e r t Fink, 69, of Alderson, Monroe County, died Saturday at the rlinton Hospital after a long illness. He was a retired automobile salesman, a member of the Clayton Batpist Church and a native of Clayton, Summers County. Surviving: daughter, Mrs. tfanda Harvey of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; three granddaugh- :ers and two great-granddaughters. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Lobban Funeral Home in Alderson with the Rev. L. A. farten officiating. Burial will e in the Clayton Church Ceme- ;ery. Friends may call after 3 .m. today. Mrs. Grace Gerwig GASSAWAY-Mrs. Grace En;el Gerwig, 97, of Gassaway, Braxton County, died Saturday at Gassaway Hospital after a ong illness. She was a retired schoolteacher and a member of the Otter- ein Anited M e t h o d i s t Church. Surviving: several nieces and nephews. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Skidmore Funeral Home with the Rev. Fell Kennedy offi- Williams of Bedford, Va. The body is at Trent-Smith Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements arc incomplete. HEMP, Harry NT Sr.-Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Bartlett-Burdette Funeral Home with the Rev. J. B. F. Yoak Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park. South Charleston. Friends may tall at the funeral home after noon today. Mr. Hemp, 79, of 314 Redwood Dr., died Friday in Charleston General Hospital after a short illness. LANDRUM, George Henry- Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Cunningham Funeral Home with the Rev. Roland J. Weisser officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park. Mr. Landrum, 70, of 12181/2 Washington, St. E, died Friday in Charleston General Hospital. BIRCH Right-Wing Martyr's Death Blamed on His Arrogance In By Wesley McCune Special to the Washington Post The author, a former correspondent for Time and Newsweek, is director of Group Research inc., a Washington organization that monitors right-wing organizations. 1954, candy manufacturer SHAFFER, Amy- Graveside service will Monday in be at Tyler 1:30 p.m Mountain Memory Gardens with the Rev Jerry Harrah officiating. The ody will arrive Monday al Seller Funeral Home in Dunbar. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Patrick Shaffer or Safford, Ariz., former Dunbar esidents, died Wednesday in a Safford hospital. dating. Burial will be in the Gerwig Family Cemetery. Floyd Gill WINFIELD--Floyd McClelland "Ike" Gill, 76, of Gallipolis Ferry and Fraziers Bottom, died Friday in Huntington Veterans Hospital after a long illness. He was retired from the former Ohio-Apex Chemical Co. He was also a farmer. He was a ITorld War I veteran, a member of Pt pJeaMnt American NOTICE OF CEMETERY RELOCATION Due to the construction of Interstate 79 through Kana-. who County, the Right of Way Division of the West Virginia Department of Highways has located a cemetery on the property of L. V. Huffman on Willis Creek. fhis cemetery partly consists of unknown graves. We are requesting anyone having knowledge of any person or persons now buried below the Huffman Cemetery to please contact us at our office which is located at 1334 Smith Street, Charleston, West Virginia. This Department has appointed Mr. D. J. Skeans in charge of the relocation of this Cemetery. Mr. Skeans may be contacted by calling 348-3022 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday thru Friday. The public help is very much needed to try and locate persons having families buried in the vicinity of the Huffman Ceme'ery. L. E. Kitts Acting District Right of Way Agent NOTICE OF CEMETERY RELOCATION Due to the construction of Interstate 79 through Kanawha County, the Right of Way Division of The West Virginia Department of Highways has located a cemetery on the property of P. P. Shafei; on the left of US 119 North. This cemetery is known as the Warbutton Cemetery. This cemetery partly consists of unknown graves. We are now requesting anyone having knowledge of any person or persons buried in the Warbutton Cemetery to please contact us at our office which is located "at 1334 Smith Street, Charleston, West Virginia, This department has appointed Mr. D. J. Skeans in charge of the relocation of this cemetsry. Mr. Skeans may be contacted by calling 348-3022 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday thru Friday. The public help is very much needed to try and locate persons having families buried in the Warbutton Cemetery. L. E. Kitts __ Acting District Right of Way Agent Legion, and a member if the Eagles Club. Surviving: brother, John of Gallipolis Ferry; sisters, Mrs. Victoria Gill of Fraziers Bottom and Mrs. Armita Windom of Winfield. Service will be 2 p.m. today at Beale Chapel Church at Apple Grove, Mason County, with ;he Rev. Todd Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Beagle Chapel Cemetery. Chapman-Erskine Funeral Home in Winfield is in charge of the arrange- mints and the body will be at Jie home of his sister, Miss Victoria Gill of Fraziers Bottom, an hour before the service. William Hartwell William Earnest Hartwell, 63, of London, died Friday at the Veterans Administration Hospi- al in Beckley after a long illness. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church of Cannelton, a World War II veteran, a retired miner and a resident of London for 13 years. Surviving: wife, Mrs. Mary Rebecca Hartwell; son, Michael of Montgomery; d a u g h t e r s , Mrs. Monica Diggs of Boomer, Miss Maryln Hartwell of Wash- WHEATLEY, Mrs. Jennie I---Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Casdorph-Curry Funeral lome in St. Albans with the lev. J. B. F. Yoak Jr. and the lev. Roy A. Carter officiating. Jurial will be in Cunningham ktemorial Park in St. Albans. tfrs. Wheatley, 83, of St. Alans, died Friday in Morris Memorial Convalescent Home. Pocahontas Man Killed In Accident B U C K E Y E -A 22-year-old man died in this Pocahontas County community Saturday when his car left the road while traveling north on U.S. 219 and struck a tree head-on, state po lice said. Cpl. K. J. Bowman identified the dead man as Frank H Weatherholt Jr. of Marlinton in Pocahontas County. Authorities said Weatherholt was traveling at such a high speed that the impact with the tree practically tore his car in half. The accident occurred at approximately 6:15 a.m., Bowman said. The Pocahontas County sheriff's department aided Bowman in the investigation. Weatherholt was an employe of Hercules Co. of Covington Va. Robert Welch wrote a book, "The Life of John Birch," which :old how an American Baptist Missionary who had turned in- ;elligence officer in China dur- ng World War II became the irst casualty of World War III -the war against Communism. Birch was killed by Chinese Communist soldiers 10 days after Japan's surrender on Aug. 14, 1945. In- 1958, Welch organized the John Birch Society, and he remains its leader. Several state governors have proclaimed John Birch Day on the late Captain's birthday, and Birch's parents participate in the society's activities. When the organization was flushed into public view in 1961, most of the publicity cen tered on Welch's charge tha President Eisenhower was a "dedicated, conscious agent o the Communist conspiracy," bu there was also a little specula tion about who Capt. John Birch really was. A few authorities suggests that he had provoked his own death but the government refused to make public an officia version. charge pressed Welch injected the that the Washington sup- news of Birch's ington, D.C., Miss Ruth L. Hartwell of London; sister, Mrs. Rosa B. Hill of Schenectady, N.Y., 12 grandchildren and one great-greatgrandchild. The body is at the Anderson- Hairston Funeral, Montgomery. Orus Sims FOREST H I L L -Or us M. Sims, 79, of Forest Hill, Summers County, died Friday at the Summers County Hospital after a long illness. He was a lifelong resident of Summers County a retired 'armer, World War I veteran and a member of the Indian Mills Baptist Church. Surviving: wife, Izara Milburn Sims; daughter, Mrs. Elmer Q. Noble of Diamond; two grand- :hildren and one great-grandchild. Service will be 2 p.m. today at the Indian Mills Baptist hurch with the Rev. L. L. HcDaniel officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Baptist hurch Cemetery. The body is at the Ronald Meadows Funeral lome, Hinton and will be taken .0 the church an hour before the service. Rachel Taylor Rachel Lee Taylor, 43, of 2007 Roxalana Rd., Dunbar, died Surviving: parents, Mr. anc Mrs. Frank Harold Weatherholt ··r. of Buckeye; brother, Kevin Lee at home; sisters, Miss Sharon Ann Weatherholt of Buckeye and Mrs. Pamela Lynn Beverage of Charleston. Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton. Friends may call TV Station Knocked Out Bv Storm HUNTINGTON--An electrical storm abruptly ended the first portion of the telecast of the WHTN-TV Saturday night less than half an hour after it had begun. An engineer in the station's control room said lightning Hospital after an extended illness. Surviving: husband, Howard S.; daughters, Mrs. Helen Campbell, Mrs. James White, Mrs. struck the transmitter at Barker's Ridge at 8:26 p.m. The station's switchboard and that of the Gazette were flooded with calls from viewers requesting an explanation. The engineer said he did not know whether or not the film would be shown at a later date. A power company employe said the electrical storm in the Milton area had knocked down several power lines there in addition to de-energizing one phase of the television transmitter. Although they were able to repair other lines, the power company did not know how long it would take to repair the station's equipment. The U.S. Weather Service at Charleston's Kanawha Airport said occasional thundershowers were forecast for the Charleston-Huntington area through midnight Saturday. In addition, a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening was predicted. The rain also drowned out a at a farm near Lesage in Cabell County. Some of the participants were reported stranded when a small bridge was washed out. ieath because of Communist in- luence. This was part of his 'grand conspiracy" theme, and lis basic speech during the ear- y months of 1962 included this passage: "With his death and in his death the battle lines were drawn, in a struggle from which either Communism or Christian-style civilization must emerge with one completely triumphant and the other completely destroyed. Partly for these reasons, but even more because John Birch--in all of his short but outstanding career--so typified the best of America, we have named our organization in his memory." A 16-page tabloid distributed by the society in 1965 through millions of Sunday newspapers used a color photograph ot Birch in uniform on the cover and opened with two pages depicting him as a martyr to the causes of the United States and Christianity. Included in the publication was a picture of his Flag-draped casket. Requests for Army records on the circumstances of Capt Birch's death were refused al the time on the grounds that they were classified "secret.' However, persistent efforts by Samuel J. Archibald, the director of the Washington office of Freedom of Information Center at the University of Missouri, have resulted in declassification of the documents after nearly 27 years. About 50 pages of official re- 3orts make it clear that Capt. Birch, whose record had been very good, provoked a group of hinese Communist soldiers into killing him and almost killing his Chinese adjutant, a Lt. Tung, by being demanding, threatening and arrogant. The reports go into great detail about the mission Birch was leading at the time of his death NINE DAYS after Japan's surrender, Capt. Birch was assigned to lead a small group of U. S. Chinese and Korean personnel to Suchow in the interior of China to collect Japanese files and check the airport for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). Although the war was supposedly over, this territory was occupied by Japanese and their puppets and there was still hostility. Nationalist forces under Ge- mumsts and neralissimo Chiang Kai-shek toward them had been fighting the Japanese, as had Communist Chinese forces under Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai. Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer, commander of U.S. forces in China, was also chief of staff to Chiang, and the United States had an observer group at Communist headquarters in Yenan. The two Chinese forces were not cooperating but, nevertheless, both were supposed to know the location of American missions. In this case they didn't, because the area was occupied by the Japanese. The Birch group found the Japanese cooperative the first day of the mission, but was warned of danger if it proceeded into the Communist area. Despite the warning, Birch ledjjYLi- his group forward, and they encountered some Communist troops. Birch, who was fluent in Chinese, was allowed to pass, hands-on-hip stance and telling one of the Chinese: "Well! So you want to disarm us. At present the Americans have liberated the whole world, and you want to stop us and disarm us. Are you bandits?" By this time, the Birch party was surrounded by 60 to 70 armed Chinese. After some delay, they told the party it could proceed, but Birch refused to be satisfied until taken to the com manding officer. When a Communist soldier started to leac them back where they had just been, Birch grabbed him at the back of the collar and said: "After all, what are you people? If I say bandits, you don't have the appearance of bandits. You are worse than bandits." A short distance farther, the leader of about 20 armed Com' munists ordered his men to load their guns and disarm Birch. Tung tried to intervene again, but was shot. He lost consciousness after hearing another shot and hearing Birch say he was hit in the leg and could not walk. A third shot apparently killed Birch, and he was bayo- netted as well. Both men were left for dead, but Tung was rescued and returned to an American base ,where he was interrogated at length. He lost an eye and a leg. The others in the Birch group were d e t a i n e d nearly two months, and reported later that they were treated fairly well. Three of the Americans made out a joint report which substantiated Tung's, especially as to Birch's attitude and the warnings he had been given. Birch's body was recovered from a shallow grave, and after Catholic service was buried with military honors on a hillside near Suchow. * * * A 10-PAGE report on the incident, submitted to Gen. Wedemeyer by the judge advocate 'or the theater and dated Nov. 13, 1945, relied substantially on :he eyewitness accounts by Lt. Tung. It concluded that "although Capt. Birch's conduc immediately prior to his death indicated a lack of good judg ment and failure to take proper precautions in a dangerous situ ation, nevertheless the actions :aken by the Chinese Communist army personnel fell short of according the rights and privi eges due even to enemy prisoners of war and constituted murder/' It added: "The shooting vas done maliciously. . . The lulling was completely without ustification." With that conclusion, however, as the following statement: "Since the presence of the Birch party in the area had not been announced to the Commu- ists, Nationalists on the Yenan Observer Group (YOG). . . and because the Communists were still in battle action, it was entirely proper for them to hold Birch and Tung until satisfied that they were friendly groups. "Further, in view of Birch's attitude and actions, the Communists were to a degree properly resentful at being termed 'bandits' and were not inclined to be immediately helpful." The report also concluded: "From Lt. Tung's testimony, it seems clear that Birch was in no mood to treat with the Com- meyer reminded the generalissimo of the request and received a message that the Nationalists had repeatedly asked the communists for help in court-mar- tialing those responsible "but had received no response. However, the message went on that the matter was being taken up with Chou En-lai. That was March 15, 1940, three years Mao drove before Chou Chiang (and and the United States) out of China. About 10 years later. Wedemeyer wrote an article for Robert Welch's new journal, "One Car Crash Injures Girl A 15-year-old girl was seriously injured in a car accident near Elk Two-Mile Saturday, a spokesman for Charleston General Hospital said. Gina Michelle Anania, of 1027 Valley Dr., was admitted late Saturday with multiple face injuries, the spokesman said. Two others in the car, 14- year-old Katherin Dale Givdice, of 843 Maple Rd., and 17-year- old Donald C. Kerns, were treated and released. \Three Arrested In Vice Raids Man's Opinion;' and soon was| CUy detectives made threc licfivi nn itc wmnrifll amncr»r\ri " n*n-\- listed on its editorial advisory i committee. In 1958, Welch se-| cretly organized the John Birch Society and changed the name of his magazine to "American Opinion". Wedemeyer remained as an adviser through the October issue of 1961, several arrests in vice raids Saturday night. Rita Jones was picked up at the Tear Drop Club, 614M- Brooks St., and booked on a charge of illegal sale of tax-paid whiskey. Edward Boykin Jr., 27, of 506 months after the right-wing [Summers St., was also arrested' organization became public, but a few weeks later he told "Newsweek" magazine that he had left Welch. "I knew John Birch as a captain in China," he said. "He provoked the attack on himself; he was arrogant. I warned Welch not to make a hero of Birch. That's why I quit. . . I think Welch is a dedicated, fine American, but he lacks good judgement." Ironically, the military records which were finally re leased were held up a few'addi tional days so that their disclosure could not cause embarrass ment during P r e s i d e n t ' Nixon'strip to China. there and charged with carrying a pistol without a license. In a raid at the Lewis Street Grille, 1303-A Lewis St., Garland Harris, 29, was picked up and booked on a charge of illegal possession of tax-paid whiskey. Detectives participating included Bernard Settle, Harvey Bush and H. I. Simmons. Lt. Ray Spradling directed the raid. Personal Attention Our Personal Attention, when you are called upon to put a loved one to rest, and the burden of your grief makes attention to details d i f f i c u l t , rely upon us to carry out your every wish in the selection of a final resting place. M that his actions were belligerent and contemptuous." Gen. Wedemeyer wrote Aug. .11 to Mao Tsc-Tung about the incident, expressing gratitude for past cooperation and asking for a prompt investigation and report. A reply from Yen- an asserted that Birch and Tung had approached from the cnemy,'s direction, had cursed the Communists who challenged them, and were shot in self-defense. Wedemeyer also wrote Chiang Kai-shek, asking for help in bringing the perpetrators to justice. Several months later, having received no reply, Wede- ONTGOMERY MEMORIAL PARK London, W.Vi., on Route 60 Dial 442-9212 Oflice,Mentcomery,W.Vi. Dial 442-4601 For Comfort, Economy Efficiency, Equip A SICKROOM in Your Home ,^V BOL1RENTS HOSPITAL BEDS WE RENT EVERYTHING FOR THE SICKROOM! Konowho Vallty'i Only Cant- pltl* Sickroom Rtntal Service · Aluminum Walkeretles (Adj.) · Bed Pans · Sitz Baths · Bedside Commodes · Over-bed Tables · Decubitus Pads S PHONE 342-3431 Fret Parking At Our Dear WE DELIVER BOLL RENTAL SERVICE 717 BICLEYAVE., CHARLESTON r I SPECIALISTS IN CREATIVE DESIGNING USE SEARS EHTtAMCE FOR PARKINS 222 KANAWHA BLVD., EAST NOW YOU MAY CHOOSE THE FINEST. A family estate in one of Cunningham's Beautiful Gardens, or companion crypts in the New Chapel Mausoleum. Either choice you make in advance of need discharges a duty that must ultimately be performed. Act now. Don't put it off. CUNNINGHAM MEMORIAL PARK OLD RT. 60--KANAWHATERRACE AT HIGHLAWN ST. ALBANS PERPETUAL CARE PHONE 727-4349 Miltoii Appoints MILTON (.-Pi-The Milton City Council Saturday selected Rick but according to records, Lt. L - Kirb y, 26 as police chief to William Gurley, all of Dunbar, waaireu uul " Tung noticed that Birch's atti-!;L ucce ! d shoot ' n e victim Melvin and Miss Vickie Taylor at home;j jtude was "a little severe." He : ^. ay . Lu ^ s ' Ma ' or James H sons, Jerry Taylor of Lundale CHS SvOIlSOI'S told Birch hc thought his con- lac!c said in Logan County; her mother, f duct was "dangerous," but thei Lucas died Aug. 4 of shotgun Mrs. Charlotte Eads of Charles- \M . \M i | captain replied: I wounds. He and another officer ton; sister, Mrs. Elsie Dicker-iMeet IHOllUdY \ "Never mind, r want to see l n a d S° nc to a home in rural son of St. Albans; brother, Le-: '] how the Communists treat iCal e!l Cunly to serve a war- roy Holmes of Opa Loca, FIa.; ; Charleston High School spon-j Americans. I don't mind if they i rant - Raymond L. Wallace. 23, jsix grandchildren. sors will convene at 7:30 p.m.j kill me, for America will then , is 1)ci "g held in the Cabell Coun- The body is at the Cunning- Monday at the CP Telephone; stop the Communist movement j tv J ail without bond pending a ham Funeral Home where jbuilding on the Southside Ex-! ^jj, atomic bombs." i hearing Thursday on a charge friends may call after 6 p.m. to-;pressway. j Nevertheless, Birch let Tung! of first degree murder, police 1 day. Final preparations for the 1972 'program will be made, Bus Rob- Howard Williams inson said, and a movie of the o Howard Williams of 520 Don-'Mountain Lions' in-18 victory last station that a f t e r n o o n the ally St., died Saturday atiyear over St. Charleston General Hospital. shown during Surviving: sister, Mrs KiddyIperiod. do the talking to the next two! said groups, ami there were no inci-j Kirby, who had been serving! dents. At Hwang Kao railroad as temporary chief of police! since Lucas' death, was chosen over five other applicants on a 3-2 vote by council, Mayor j Black said. i Albans will be| Chinese were more belligerent, a refreshment!Tung reported that fact to I Birch, who reacted by taking a Great Savings Now During Our 62nd August Economy Festival 'Memorials of Distinction Sinrr 101 ]'" tears /Monument Company !·.. Al (ilrnilcniii I'll. .'{12- II .iH \ iriiini.! Si. V I S I T Tl 1

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