Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 20, 1972 · Page 11
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August 20, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 11

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11 A--AuguttaO, 1972 *Sund*y s Fun in the Sun for State's GOP Delegates :: West Virginia __._,, chides six members who have Attended previous conventions M delegates, the .^ plage in age from 34 to 77 yews ud in economic position from middle class there »re two to millionaire women, but no blacks or other minority groupe The makeup, however, is no* as non-establishment as might be indicated by the fact 12 members will be attending their first convention as delegates These include the chairman and vice chairman of the Republican State Committee, a former state chairman, the candidate for state attorney, general, a former congressional candidate, and others who have been long *c tive in state politics. : The two women delegates ·re Priscilla Humphreys of Huntington, who is in her third term as Republican national comtnitteewoman, and Louise Leonard of Charles Town,, who is a member of the State Senate and is the Republican nominee for U. S. Senator. Both have been in Miami Beach for a week--Mrs. Humphreys as a member of the rules .and arrangements committees, and .Mrs. Leonard as chairman of a platform subcommittee^-but neither has been a delegate before, ··" . · ' · , · Among those who have been delegates before are. two who Mil be attending their fifth national convention as delegates (Love and Publisher Hugh Ike Shott Jr. of Bluefield); one his fourth (former U. S. Sen, Chap- riian Reviercomb of Charleston, who at 77 is the oldest delegate); one hss third (former Gov. Cecil H. Underwood of Huntington), and two their second (former Charleston Mayor tt. Boone Dawson and County 51erk Keith arthur of Huntington.). ·$?est Virginia's youngest delegates is William T. Bright of Summersville, who at age 34 was elected in his first try it vote getting. He thereby applies to politics the same kind of success he's had in business. BILL BRIGHT and his brother John scraped tip $500 between them in 1961 to start a ^art-time greeting card business in their hometown. The business, known as Bright of America, specializes in mil-color scenic cards, now employs up to 300 people in 100,000 square fee of plant and expects to exceed $$ million in sales this year. Bright agrees with the ticket already chosen for the delegates and, while he doesn't think new is particularly young. people, he would have been his choice. "I really think Agnew is the best candidate for vice president:" "I'm not an old-line t Republican," said Bright, I believe in looking over the candidates rather than going for be straight ticket. But I believe McGovern (the Democratic nominee for president) represents a threat to our entire free enter- arise system, and that the Nix n-Agnew ticket is best for Amer- gtala Stale Fair IB Lewisburg Thursday. In addition to Sen. Leonard id Mrs. Humphreys, John ·Slim" Wells of Charleston, a Third District delegate, also has been in Miami Beach for a week, serving a s a member of the platform committee. Among the other delegates, former State Chairman Howard V. Corcoran of Wheeling, former congressional candidate Ken Doll of Wheeling, former Gov. Underwood with his family, and James C. Jeter of Charleston all were driving to Miami Beach with the expectation of arriving today; Shott flew down Friday; Bill Bright and State Chairman Thomas Potter of Charelston flew down Saturday, and in the. air Sunday will be Dawson, Revercomb, Love, Bloch, State Vice Chairman Thomas D. Winter of Charleston, and two delegates from Morgantown, Joseph Law- Democratic party and in order to survive it must compromise its differences soon." A theme of unity, hit from the start of the convention y Democratic State Chairman William Watson, was carried litical party. He wants to--and ca." Gov. Arch A. Moore Jr., who will attend the convention ai the alternate of first district delegate Thomas M.- Bloch of Wheeling, planned to fly to Miami Beach Sunday. While he had said earlier that he expected to have an important role in the convention, his office reported before his departure that he would put in a "low-key appearance" and that he had turned down three requests to lie on the convention program. The Governor, planned to return to Charleston probably Wednesday, in order to be on hand for "Governor's Day" at the West Vir- Bvrd Hits Unity Chord Praising Candidates " The Republican party's candidate for governor, 'Rockefeller said in a 16-minute speech, "is guided for purely self-serving motives. His first and only commitment is to his own political advantage--not even his own po- out by major speakers in spite of a flap involving Charleston Mayor John Hutchinson and the presence of Hollie Brown, president, of the city workers union, on the stage to give the striking garbage employes'views. Watson said "let the word go 'orth here today, the Democrat- c party is united." ROCKEFELLER told the convention he was proud to be ntroduced by Kenna. "I'm iroud. I'm greatful. I'm lucky, ^ee Kenna symbolizes the integrity and the will of the Democratic party. I won in 1966 under the leadership of Lee Kenna ind Lee and I will win again in .972 for the entire party." you know it--he wants to create the impression that he personally laid down every foot of interstate pavement." Rockefeller said Gov. Moore calls him an outsider "yet he is bringing in truckloads of Republican governors from all over the country, including Ronald Reagan to help him get elected. And he loves to call me an opportunist. And yet, when he loses, I will place a $100 bet with anyone in this audience that within three months past next January, he will be gone from the state of West Virginia back to his home in Potomac, Md." · BROWN TOLD the convention the strikers "are reasonable men. We walked off our jobs ita Jr., the nominee for state attorney genernl, and John M. Sisler, the Monongalia County chairman. One of the early social functions will take place Sunday evening, when the Illinois delegation will host a party for the West Virginia delegates. The West Virginia delegation will be staying at the Saxony Hotel, 3201 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, Fla 33139--phone 305538-6811. because the mayor refused to discuss our simple demands for union recognition, a written agreement including a fair grievance procedure and a return to work without reprisals." Hutchinson wasn't present at the convention- and Watson said the city had refused an invitation to present its side with Brown. Outside the Municipal 'Auditorium where the convention was held, there was an informational picket line where handbills were distributed with the mayor's picture over a caption "union buster." Lewis McManus, permanent chairman of the convention, said "there is not a churchman, a politician, a businessman, a Philadelphia lawyer nor a magician who could draft a platform acceptable to 100 per cent of the delegates." The party, McManus said, "must accept our responsibility as the party of the people." Use Want Ads. Dial 348-4848 PORTABLE WITH CASE Lightweight aluminum machine does straight stitch.. .also mend, darns, overcasts, app- liques. Stitch width and . length dials. Push button. Built-in safety light. Hurry! 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