Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 27, 1976 · Page 52
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June 27, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 52

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7E-June 27. 1976 Sunday Gate tie-Mail Charleston, Weit Vlrglnl* ' Professor The news director of WSAZ- TV, C. Bosworth "Bos" Johnson has resigned his job to accept a position as associate professor of journalism at Marshall University. He has been a part-time instructor at the school intermittently since 1970. He joined WSAZ in 1952. Reader's Letter Attacks Caricatures Seller: Sob Story Continued from Page 2E. Kopp of Clarksburg and Reba Carroll of Northfork. rules committee, and Sen. Odell Huffman, D-Mercer and Kanawha Circuit Clerk Phyllis Rutledge. credentials committee .. . Following the Democratic National Convention, Melvin Kahle Jr. of Wheeling. Mrs. Emilie Holroyd of Princeton and Gene Hover of Charleston will take office as new National Committee member. . . Del. Johnny McCuskey. R-Harrison. got married to Ann Bohen of Clarksburg on June 5 in Buckhannon, then surprised persons who had been invited to a "surprise political party" that same evening by telling them it was reall^ wedding reception they were attending. McCuskey is the GOP candidate for Congress in the 1st District . . . Glen Gainer, the Democratic nominee for auditor, visited the legislature during recesses last Tuesday to talk with delegates . . . Rep. Ken Hechler. D-W. Va.. invited Democratic presidential hopeful Jimmy- Carter to visit West Virginia when Carter visited Hechler's office last week. Carter is going to come to West Virginia. Hechler said . . . Don Adams, former administrative assistant in the treasurer's office and unsuccessful Democratic candidate for treasurer, goes to work July 1 as an auditor in the office of Legislative Auditor Encil Bailey. Adams will be assigned to the State Department of Highways to work with independent auditors .. . T H E H O U S E A M ) S E N A T E g a v e Speaker Lewis McManus, D-Raleigh. an attractive certificate which outlined the legislature's "grateful recognition" for his 12-year service as member and speaker. It noted that McManus was "eloquent in speech, knowledgeable in government, compassionate in leadership'' . . .Speaker McManus and House Clerk C.A. Blankenship presented a plaque to House Minority Leader George Seibert on behalf of the delegates . . . During his sophomore year at Marshall in 1966. Larry Sonis. now a Democrat del- gate to the House from Kanawha County, was pictured in the Marshall University yearbook. The Chief Justice, as a member of the Young Republican Club . . . The House gave f u l l t i m e employes in the clerk's office their Si.000 raise, effective July 1 by adoption of a resolution last week . . . Tom Winner is heading up the planning for the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in August . . . Del. Martha Wehrle. D-Kanawha. had to . come back to Charleston from a Florida vacation when Gov. Moore called the special session of the legislature . . . J.B. Bleckley. a staffer for Jimmy Carter, was visiting Democrat legislators Thursday . . . Del. Pele Johnson. D-Kanawha. came to the special legislature sporting a beard. He looked a lot like Ernest Hemingway, the writer . . . Edie Fout. the House Education Committee secretary for many years, is seriously ill in Saint Francis Hospital . . . REP. KEN HECHLER says he expects to spend a good deal of money in his write-' in campaign for Congress because politics is big business. The most he ever spent previously was a little over S20.000 when he ran against Rep. James Kee. Hechler is going to make a pitch to the voters in his district about the importance of his position as chairman of the subcommittee on research and development of coal and other fuels. Hechler says he's only one heartbeat away from the chairmanship of the parent committee--Committee on Science and Technology . . . Hechler, incidentally, says he won't run as the GOP candidate for Congress. There's a rumor going around that the Republican candidate. Steve Goodman, was going to withdraw for Hechler. But a person who lives in Huntington says Goodman appareni.lv isn't going to w i t h d r a w because he overheard another Republican | trying to get Jim McDonie to be Good-, man's campaign manager. McDonie is the campaign manager of Nick Joe Rr.hall. who won the Democratic nomination for Hechler's congressional seat. Rahell said it was "news to him" if the Republicans were wooing McDonie. Efforts to trace the Republican who reportedly was trying to get McDonie to manage Goodman's campaign were unsuccessful, and Cabell County Republican Chairman Clyde Pinson hadn't heard of him. . . GOP Discouraged By Close Battle Bv Mike Shanahan WASHINGTON (AP) - Some Republican National Committee members say privately they are discouraged and worried about the impact on the party of a down-to-the-wire fight for the GOP presidential nomination. Ten of the 150 committee members who ended a three-day meeting Saturday said in interviews they and other members are concerned about the sometimes-bitter fight between President Ford and Ronald Reagan, and the early elimination of challengers to Democrat Jimmy Carter. Some of that bitterness was evidenced Saturday by Reagan's criticism of late changes in rules governing the selection of delegates at state party conventions. Such a change cost him five delegates in Minnesota. "I have found to my surprise, in virtually every convention that I have visited so far. that there have been desperate attempts to change the rules, and usually to my disadvantage." the former California governor told the Montana Republican convention. "That certainly hasn't increased my spirit of unity." Besides the Ford-Reagan rivalry and Carter's domination, concern also was expressed at the national committee meeting about the party's finances and recent public opinion polls. » * * SOME OF THE MEMBERS, w h o d i d not wish to be identified, said the party's best chance in November is for Reagan to agree to run as Ford's vice presidential running mate. Most members are firm supporters of Ford for the presidential nomination. Reagan has said in recent weeks he would be unwilling to run on a ticket with Ford. And a New York committee member who supports Ford said he would fight to keep Reagan off the ticket. In the final speech'heard by the committee members preparing for the Kansas City convention, the party's chief fund raiser Saturday warned that the GOP is so short of money it might be forced to go out of business by election time. Jeremiah Milbank, GOP finance chairman, said unless Republican officials around the country get busy raising money for the fali campaigns, "we may not have the chance to fight back successfully ) again." \ For the first tie, he said, Democrats running in federal elections will outspend Republicans. Unless there is a repeat of 1972 when wealthy Republicans were solicited for millions of dollars, he said, "this country could indeed then be facing the end of the two party system ..." His appeal was for solicitations of major contributors. "The vast majority of those Republicans who have the wherewithal to give a major contribution are holding back." he said. Milbank said last fall a goal was set for the party to raise $25 million before election day for congressional, senatorial and presidential campaigns. With four months to go until the election he said another $16.5 million has yet to be raised. Other speakers at the RNC meetings referred to Republican polls showing that only 18 per cent of voting age Americans consider themselves to be Republicans. Rep. Guy Vander Jagt, R-Mich., said of the 18 per cent, "11 per cent are wisny- washy." * * * WITH DEMOCRATS already holding majorities in both the House and the Senate, party professionals are growing worried that the margins may be increased in November. They urged Republican candidates to attack the sex scandals and payroll abuses on Capitol Hill which so far have touched only Democrats. Of a possible Ford-Reagan ticket in November, one RNC committee member from a key Southern state said, "It's been the only consistent subject I've heard everywhere at these meetings the topic came up at a regional caucus of GOP committee members from the Northeast, where there was a minority view. George Hinman, a committee member from New York where Reagan is not popular among GOP party officials, said his delegation might withhold convention votes if the former California governor is placed on the ticket, sources said. Hinman reportedly urged Republicans from the Northeast to agree to work against the FordReagan idea, but no formal action was taken on his proposal. Hinman appeared to be in the minority among GOP committee members, especially those from the South, who fear a dean sweep by Georgian Carter, who is sure i) win the Democratic presidential nomination without serious challenge. Editor: Unaccustomed as I am to w r i t i n g to newspapers I feel I cannot let the "All The Men's Presidents " go by without comment. 1 realize that caricatures are supposed to exaggerate defects to make a person look ridiculous. 1 heartily disapprove of this method of depicting our presidents. Goodness knows there is enough disrespect for our government, our laws and our leaders without any further encouragement. If our presidents were as bad as Taylor Jones makes them appear, we probably wouldn't be celebrating our 200th birthday. The pictures are not funny, they are ridiculous and repulsive. RuthSinnett. 4510StauntonAve.,SE. Citv Disappointed Editor: 1 was very disappointed in the pictures of our president (in the Sunday Gazette Mail State M a g a z i n e ) . I t h a n k God for America, that we still live in a free country and can worship God in the Bible Way. May God help us all to stand behind our country -- a God-given country. Thelma Midkiff. ' 1004 Circle Way Dr.. South Charleston A'o Help deeded Editor: I would like to express my feeling about t h e c e n t e r f o l d " A l l T h e M e n ' s Presidents," by Taylor Jones, if 1 had the talent t h a t Mr. Taylor t h i n k s he has 1 would put it to better use than running our government into the ground any more than it is. Our United States has had enough to hang its head in shame without help from people like Mr. Jones. Juanita Fazio. P.O. Box541. Favetteville School Group to Meet FAYETTEVILLE-Tlie Kayette County Education Assn. will meet at 7:30 p.ni. Tuesday at the Fayeteeville Consolidated School to nominate a president and vice president. A Gem Editor: It is indeed g r a t i f y i n g to read L. T. Anderson's column each week. His sensible, human, cynical, not to be fooled approach to life and affairs is refreshing and reassuring. 1 congratulate you for allowing an iconoclast, who enjoys knocking such sacred cow a« the state agriculture secretary and on occasion, organized religion, upside the head, to have the use of your column. His May 21) t iltimn on the Governor's pants, in particular, was a really line journalistic gem. Leonard J. Kerpelman. 501 Saint Paul St., Baltimore, Md. 90 to 364 day CDs, Investment Savings Certificates and Money Tree all pay 5S% annually. ($100. minimum) Put your money away in our regular statement Savings - or an 89-Day Certificate of Deposit ($100. minimum) and earn 5% annually. A thousand dollars from 48 to 59 months pays annual interest. Get a CD from 12 to 29 months. $100 minimum. It pays 6% annual interest. 7/2% Here's a biggy. 72 month, thousand dollar Investment Certificate. It pays 7'M, but we compound the interest daily so you actually earn a 7.9% annual yield. 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