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Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 23, 1974
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.^_-^ * --* i»^-W*«». *«*.* UvrMsWA Death Notices Haymow! Adkins Sr. HINTON-Ravmond R. Adkins Sr., «7, of Hinton, Summers County, died Friday in Beckky Appalachian Regional Hsopital after a short illness. He was a lifelong resident of Hinton and a member of the Baptist'church. Surviving: son, Raymond R. Jr. of Hinton; daughter, Mrs. Pauline Smith of Princeton; brothers, Oba, Everette and Carl, all of Hinton; sisters, Mrs. Lula Steers, Mrs. Myrtle Adkins and Mrs. Croney Gill, all of Hinton; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p. m. Monday in Ronald Meadows Funeral Home, Hinton. Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery. · Friends may call from 2 to 9 p. m. today. The bod- is at Wallace-Wallace Funeral Home. RameUe. Effie Baldwin Mrs. Effie Russell Baldwin, formerly of Turtle Creek, W.. Va.. died Wednesday in Belle Glade, Fla., after a long illness. She was a resident of Kanawha and Boone counties and was a member of the Sugar Creek Community Mission of Charleston. Surviving: ' d a u g h t e r s , Mrs. Willis Bell of Turtle Creek, Mrs. Nellie Chapman of BelleGlade, Fla., and Mrs. Marie Swisher of Sebring, Fla.; son, Aubrey Baldwin of Charleston, W. Va., sister, Mrs. Ida Bell of Hurricane,-W. Va. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the. Olive Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce Young and the Rev. David Goodman officiating. ;Burial will be in Madison '',Memory Gardens. · Friends may call today 4rom 5-9 p.m. at Hunter and Hunter Funeral Home, Madi' son. Delbert Eagle RAINELLE-Delberi Lacy Eagle, 61,' of Rainelle, Green- ;brier'County, died Saturday in Greehbrier Valley Hospital after a long illness. He was a retired farmer. Surviving: sisters, Mrs. Elsie ; Sheppherd of McRoss and Mrs. EvaTSdith Campbell " Dawson; half-sisteris;Mrs. Mrs. Ida Freedman NEW YORK-Mrs. Ida Rebecca Freedman, of New York, formerly of Charleton, W. Va.. died Wednesday. Surviving: son, Morris A. of Charleston, W. Va., Dr. Meyer Freedman of San Jose, Calif.; daughters, Mrs. Ethelgol- die Levitt of New York City with whom she made her home, Mrs. Jennie Harmon of San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Freyda Barenholtz of Cleveland, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Service and burial were Friday in Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Crova Harrold Ms.GrovaE.HarroW,72,of 650 Sixth St.. St. Albans, formerly of Charleston died Saturday in Staats Hospital after a long illness. Surviving: son, William L. of St. Albans; sisters, Mrs. Gae McKnight of Kanawha City, Mrs. Kathleen Robertson, Mrs. Margaret Nally and Mrs. Erha Tomei, all of California: four grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Bartlett Funeral Home, St. Albans, with the Rev. LeRoy Keeney officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 9:30 p.m. today. Buggers Mrs, Leste fioggess. i of m Staefctaa Sfeeei, £ed Fn day at fcxae after a kwg illness. She *as a member of the Charleston Mottatain Mission and a retired employe of the True Temper Corp. Surviving: daughters, Dessie Settler of Holley Hill, Fla., Mrs. Maeii Dauffet of Kansas, Miss Carletta Sue Boggess of Charleston; son, Robert of Tampa. Fla.; sister, Mrs. Bessie Tate of Charleston. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Long-Fisher Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Warren Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park. Friends may call at the fu~ , ,.- neral home. Conrad ihompson 2aa*sviUe, OAwo; efciidrea; ese great-graad- fifeefctey and GeraW Ajfe* of Cotraa; daughters. Man- Jaae Smith. Mis. Judy Haaarkk. Miss Julie Soutfc and Miss Beta Mark Smith, all of Cowea aad Mrs, Carol Jean Hartess of Calm; half-brothers, Gaff South ef BoJair, Ciando Smith of Cowcn, Clyde Smith of Upperglade; 22 grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m, Monday in Adams Funeral Home, Cowen, with the Rev. Okey Wayne and the Rev. Harry Green officiating. Burial will be in Handschunader Cemetery, Upperglade. Friends may call after 3 p.m. today. Virgil Long GASSAWAY-Virgil A. Long, 77, of Gassaway, Braxton County, deid Friday in Gassaway Hospital. He was a retired employe of the BO Railroad, a veteran of World War I, a member of Gassaway United Methodist Church, Gassaway Masonic Lodge,. American Legion and BO Veterans. Surviving: wife, Pearl;, daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Pardue of South Charleston, Mrs. Eileen Mick of Warren, Mich.; sisters, Mrs. Flossie Sergent of Dunbar and Mrs: Nancy King of California; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p. m. today in Skidmore Funeral Home, Gassaway, with the Rev, Donald Cplemanofficiating. Burial will be in Sugar-Creek Mausoleum. William Smith COWEN - William Clyde' Smith,. 62, of-Cowen, Webster County; died Friday in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was a retired miner: Surviving: wife, Hazel Taylor Smith; sons, Garland and William Lewis,, both of Cam- den-qn-Gaiiley, Jackie Dale of WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS - Conrad Werden Thompson, 82, of White Sulphur Springs died Friday in Emmet Memorial Hospital, Clifton Forge, Va., after a long illness. He was a native of Fayette County, a member and ruling elder of the First Presbyterian Church, White Sulphur Springs. He was a retired ticket seller for the former CO Railway Co., where he had been employed for more than 50 years and was a charter member of the National Rifle Association, and past president of the local chapter. Surviving: wife, Janette; son, Conrad W. Thompson Jr. of Vienna, Va.; brothers, Howell 0., of Caledonia, Ohio, Ryan W. of Rainelle, Murray H. of Tampa, Fla., Ross W. and Roy D. both of Kent, Ohio, Melvin E. of Tucson, Arizona, Carel H. of Bluefield; sisters, Mrs. Faye Jones of Washington, D. C., Mrs. Annie Mann of Renick, Mrs. Ruth Burr, of White Sulphur Springs. Service will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, White Sulphur Springs with the Rev. E. N. Glower officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs. The family will receive friends at Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs, today from 7-9 p.m. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the .service. Mrs. Edith Ellison Mrs. Edith Marie Ellison, 56, of 09-132nd St., Chesapeake, died Saturday in General Division, Charleston Area Medical Center, after a long illness. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, Kanawha City. Surviving: husband, Kenneth; son, Kenneth Jr. of Shrevespbrt, La.; father, Ottmer E. Childers of Charleston; brothers, Sylvester Childers of Shrewsbury, Arthur Childers of Massillon, Ohio, Ottmer Jr. Childers Jr. of Laurel, Md. and Charles Childers of Elkhart, Ind.; sisters, Mrs. Dimple Johnson of Glasgow, Mrs. Catherine Kinsolving of Nitro, Mrs. Ann Phalen of Lowbill, Ala., Mrs. Helen Brown of Big Chimney, Mrs. Alma Gronski of Drums, Pa. and Mrs. Betty McCoig of Prosperity, S.C.; one grandchild. The body is in Fidler-Frame Funeral Home, Belle, where friends may call after 7 p.m. · Monday. Service wijtt be 2 pjox Mpa- dav ia Sunrise Methodist Church. Exchange, with tbe Rev. William Ramsey offi- ciatiog. Burial will be in Stout Cemetery, Flatwoods. The body is in Stockert-Cutlip Funeral Home, Flatwoods, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 9 p.m. today. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the service. Richard Vannatter MOUNT GAY - Richard Vannatter, 53, of Mount Gay, Logan County, died Saturday in Guyan Valley Hospital. He was a disabled miner formerly employed by Island Creek Coal Co. and a four- year resident of Logan County- Surviving: wife, Mildred M. Dallion of Los Angeles; Calif.; daughter, Debra of Los Angeles, Calif.; son, Danny of Los Angeles, Calif.; brother, Bert of Catlettsburg, Ky.; two grandchildren. The body is in Honaker Funeral Home, Logan. FLESHWAM 222 Konflwfco Blvd. t. Phone 343-8855 BRAHCHDISPlAtS AT BEtKlEY LEWISBURG SPENCER HAVE YOU CONSIDERED; The selection of Memorial Property for your family, before the need' arises? It will, vou know, suddenly sometimes/ Get this Protection. ".EHM you MAY not WHEN YOU MUST. Here you have a choice, a nicely located Family. Estate : or Crypt'Space in the New Chapel Mausoleum. Call or write today. . CUNNINGHAM MEMORIAL PARK OLD RT. 60-KANAWHA TttRACE AT HIGHLAWN ST. ALBANS PERPETUAL CARE PHONE 727-4349 Robert L. Bearce Robert L.Bearce, 50 of 539 South Ruffner Road, died Friday in Charleston General Hospital after a long illness. . He Is a veteran of World War II and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.Surviving: wife, Janet. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday in Curry FunealHome, Alum Creek. Burial will be in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. · : \ Friends may call after 2 p.m. today. JpNESy Mrs. Eileen- Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Wilson Funeral Home with the Rev. Burton Adkins and the Rev. John Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park. Mrs! Jones, 57, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of South Charleston, died Thursday in Lakeland, apparently of a heart attack. WELCH, Mrs. Bertie Mildred -- Service will be 10:30 a,m. Monday in B. C. Hooper Funeral Home, Montgomery, with the Rev. Bobby Wood officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Memorial Park. Mrs. Welch, 72, of Montgomery, died Thursday in Montgomery General Hospital. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today. Kate McCracken Miss Kate L. McCracken, 81, of 1880 Sugar Creek Drive, died Friday in St. Francis Hospital after a short illness. She was a member of the Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church and a 75-year resident of Kanawha County. .Surviving, half-sister, Mrs. James W. Loop of Charleston. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Long-Fisher Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. John G, Parks officiating.. Burial will be in McCracken Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. HAMMACK, Mrs. Gertrude -- Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Fifth Avenue - Church of God, South Charleston, with the Rev. John Conley and the Rev. H.C. Adams officiating. ' Burial will be . ~ in Looney C e m e t e r y , Walton. Mrs. H a m m a c k , 69, of 229 6th Aye., South Charleston, died Friday in Thomas Memorial Hospital after a short illness. The body is in Good Shepherd Funeral Home, South Charleston. NIDA, John E. - Service will be 2 p.m. Monday in First United Methodist Church, South .Charleston, with the Rev. John Geary officiating. Burial Will be in Cunningham Memorial Park. Mr. Nida, 68, of 911 Glendale Ave., South Charleston, died Friday at home after a long illness. Friends may call at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Man Sucked From Plane Falls to Death Otisville, Mich. UP) A skydiving instructor was sucked out of an airplane and fell 3,000 feet to his death Saturday when his parachute got tangled during a jumping class, police officials said. Robert D. Grigsby, 25, of Linden was working with students when winds inside the plane ripped his chute and pulled him from the craft near this Genesee County community. A student at Central Michigan University, Grigsby had two years experience as a skydiving instructor, said Walter Rix, manager of a plant which doubles as a private airport. Grigsby tore part of the fu- silage as he was sucked from the plane, and hit the tail of the craft as he fell, said Rix. The pilot made an emergency landing in a wheat field nearby. Philosopher Dies in France PARIS (AP)-Jean Wahl, a major French philosopher and poet who was associated closely.with Jean Paul Sartre's existentialism theory, has died one month after his 86th birthday. Wahl's household said the noted teacher, who once gave Sartre a failing grade in his course at Paris's Sorbonne, died Friday. The cause of death was not announced. Although Wahl taught existentialism, he insisted he belonged to no fixed philosophical school. He spoke of existence only by showing what it was not. Sloshing Along A sudden downpour flooded Virginia Street Saturday and this woman was one of several pedestrians who had to wade from sidewalk to sidewalk. (Staff Photo by Lawrence Pierce) Distressed Cattlemen Get Few Solutions ITI 8500 9200 10000 11000 12500 21100 30000 KERSTEIN. Carrier ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS Ivy at Pre-Sets«fi Mutant Pricts SMI* Its* tfcaa rtplactmtHt wWtaak ctst TRAK-1NS WANTB LOOK AT THE CRAZY PRICES BELOW! Rev. James Musser LARGO, Fla. - The Rev. James C. Musser, 83, of Largo, formerly of Dunbar, W.Va., died Friday at Oak Ridge Nursing Home in Larg o . · · · · . : · He was a Baptist minister and served churches in Ohio, Indiana, Glenville, W. Va., and minister of the Dunbar Baptist Church for 18 years before his retirement: Surviving: wife, Edna; sons, James C. of Joppa, Md., Ray B. of Dunbar, Dwight L. of Ridge Manor, Fla.; brothers, Dolph of Jane Lew, Harley of Palmetto, Fal.;-sister, Mrs. Emma Winer of Jane Lew; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Broad Run. Baptist Church in Jane Lew. Burial in church cemetery. The body is being returned to Morris Funeral Home in Jane Lew. Virgil Shaver FLAT-WOODS - Virgil Shaver, 70, of Flatwoods, ' Braxton County, died Saturday in Gassaway Hospital after a long illness. He was a member of Sunrise United Methodist Church and a retired employe of BO Railway. Surviving: wife, Mary; daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Brown, of Norfolk, Va., Mrs. Mildred Gaston of Exchange, Mrs. Rebecca Friend of Fayetteville, N.C. and Mrs. Yvonda Westfall of Atwater, Ohio and Mrs. Shirly Ranson of Streetsboro, Ohio; sons, Dana, Argil and Lawrence, all of Flatwoods, Richard of Exchange, brothers, Vaughn of Exchange, Victor of Sutton; sister, Mrs. Violet Loyd of TALBOTT, Mrs. Ida S. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Humphreys Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kenneth B. Ball officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens. Mrs. Talbott, 80, of 949Somer- set Dr., died Friday in Beckley Hospital after a long illness. The family will receive friends at Wilson Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Scof ield Rite Scheduled Friday AUSTIN, Tex. (AP)-Funeral services are scheduled here Sunday for Frank Scofield, 86, who died Friday at his ranch north of here. Scof ield was former-financial chairman of the Texas Democratic party and a national Democratic committ- man from Texas. He retired in 1962 as director of the Austin district of the Internal Revenue Service. Past president of the American Shorthorn Breeders As-. soc. Scofield judged cattle all over the United States. He also served as chairman of the War Bond Administration during World War II. HANSON, Hester Florence -- Service will be 10 a.m. Monday in J: E. Johnson Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Parks of ficiating. Graveside, service will be 2 p.m. Monday in Monte-Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield. Mrs. Hanson, 71, of 6620 MacCorkle Ave. SE, died Friday. Visitors may call from ; 2 to 4 plnvarid 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. , Cabell Man Dies In Crash HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A one-car accident in West Huntingdon Saturday morning killed a 33-year-old man and injured his wife, police said. Ronald Watson of Huntington was dead on arrival at Ca- bellHuntington Hospital, police said. His wife Betty, 23, was listed in serious condition there. Officers said Watson lost control of his automobile, which hit a tree. Watson was pinned inside the vehicle, but his wife was thrown free, police said. Vesco-Run Bank Loses Its License NASSAU, Bahamas - I/PI- The Bahamian government announced Saturday that it. has revoked the license of a bank reportedly controlled by American financier Robert L. Vesco. A government spokesman said the license of the Bahamas Commonwealth Bank was revoked, effective at the end of Friday's business day. The license was revoked, the government said in a terse written statement, on grounds that the bank was operating "in a manner detrimental to the public interest and to the interest of its depositors and other creditors." The government spokesman would not elaborate. New Mormon Choir Chief Is Named WASHINGTON ( A P ) Since early spring, cattlemen have been trooping to Washin- gon to complain about the economic squeeze they have been in since last fall. Their congressmen heard them out. Subcommittees held hearings here and in cattle country, but the market sagged further. Ten days ago things reved up. Congressional speeches, a White House meeting, hearings, Cabinet- level pronouncements. At week's end, a number of actions had been taken, but no one called them solutions. F.or 13 of 15. weeks, prices for beef on the hoof had been falling. Farmers, after a bobm year, were hurting un- de'r costs five to 14 times above 1967 levels. With President Nixon in the Middle East, economic adviser Kenneth Rush called a White House conference to listen to the complaints of the beef, pork and poultry industries. . The only substantive result was an announcement that efforts would be made to sell more beef through special sales, to attract consumers rebelling at high prices. ., Congress geared up to pass a $3 -- billion emergency loan bill for meat and dairy produ : eers, and there was talk of putting quotas on imports. : One urban congressmen ob- Double Hung Casement Slider-Casement Double Hung Slider-Casement Deluxe Double-Hung Double-Hung Double-Hung Double-Hung OTHER MODU tlMtltf AS nit/fops. n 5/7.5 115/10.5 115/12 115/12 115/12 230-208/7.9 230-208/15 230-280/20.3 list Price $211 S277 S299 .$281 $350 $316 .$309 $685 IOW AS'99 TERMS: Master Charge, lankAirwrkard, Cash ar lank Financing KERSTIM iNGINEERING COMPANY 9p9M nlp / lttt by oa 613 Ttitnts*** Av«.-ChorUltOfl-Ph. 342-5118 , m 3W rcw IMUM mm WEATKI KTTII ww Memorials of Distinction Since 191 V ears /Monument c ompany X Imililrr-" Virginia Si. E. Al Clrndrnin VISIT THE SEARS OFFHIE NEAREST YOl KCiaET 251*80 IWMlO 737-2731 Stt-Mt CWSOSCHATO..7S3-18W 94W331 EVANS 372-2081 FAffilrtVWJ 574-1131 5000 ITU SALT LAKE CITY - UP) Appointment of a new conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir was announced Saturday by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dr. Jay E. Welch, assistant conductor since 1957, was named to succeed Richard P. Condie, who has been conductor since 1957. · Welch will take over as director following the choir's appearance July 18 and 19 at Expo '74 in Spokane, Wash. Condie, 76, who is retiring, has been with the choir since 1937 when he was appointed assistant conductor and 'soloist. Paper Pickup At Watt Powell Newspapers may be brought to the Citizens Recycling Council trailer at Watt Powel! Annex from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Saturday and Sunday and July 6 and 7. Mrs. Helaine Rotgin, chairman of thecounciL said volunteers will be on hand to assist persons in depositing the papers in the trailer. It will be locked at all other times. The lot. which is at 35th Street and Venable Avenue, may be entered from the Venable Avenue Ate. Mrs. Rotgin said. J Teacher Dies at 67 LOGAN - Miss Louise Agnes Parsons, 67, of Logan, Logan County, died Saturday in Riverside Nursing Home, St. Albans. She was a retired Logan County elementary school teacher having last taught at Logan Grade School and a member of Nighbert Memorial Methodist Church, Logan. Surviving: sister, Miss Evangia Parsons of Logan. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Honaker Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Curtis Seville officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Pecks Mill. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today. jected to what Rep. Charls 0. Vanik, D-Ohio, called a public bailout. Some consumer groups called for companion moves against corporate middlemen. John T. Dunlop the outgoing federal price controller, said in an interview Saturday it is' inconsistent for Congress to demand that the administration restrain inflation while moving to keep meat prices up. Such policies only aggravate inflation, he said. Sanctions On Israel Are Urged KUALA "LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP)-Lebanon called Saturday for United Nations economic sanctions to stop Israeli air attacks in Lebanon/ Fouad Nafa'a, the Lebanese foreign minister, charged in the first working session of the fifth Islamic foreign ministers conference that Israel has ignored U. N. Security Council resolutions in raiding Lebanese territory daily-for . the previous five days, killing 80 persons and wounding 130. Israel has acknowledged reprisal strikes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,of last week. The Tel Aviv military command said the strikes , were against suspected Pales- 'tinian guerrilla enclaves inside Lebanon's borders. Neither Lebanon nor Israel reported raids on Friday. WASHINGTON - (AP) Spanish foreign minister Pedro Cortina said Saturday he had reached agreement "more or less" with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on a declaration of principles similar to the Trans-Atlantic document adopted by the 15 North Atalntic Treaty Organization countries earlier this week. Cortina spoke briefly to newsmen after a 45-minute session with Kissinger at the State Department. A joint communique was expected late. The consultations also in- » volved a Spanish request for a security treaty with the United States and renewal of a 1970 agreement providing for the use of American military bases in Spain. That p pires Sept 26,1975. "I call upon this conference to condemn Israel and that the United Nations itself force Israel to respect its resolutions through economic sanctions," Nafa'a said. . ~ Condemnation of Israel was the dominant theme in the speeches by representatives of seven of the 37 delegations at the opening session: The conference ends Tuesday.. Weather Closes Pool Pool manager Jack L. Jones said he closed Rock Lake Pool Saturday because he felt.the cost of opening wouldn't'.be worth the business generated. Jones said he made the decision to close the pool after he noticed thunder, lightning and rain about 11 a.m. He said the weather forecast for Saturday- called for continued rain and there was litle business by 12:45 p.m. "It costs $300 to S500 just to open the pool." said Jones, "and we weren't going to get enough business to equal that amount." Beekeepers Group To Meet in Nitro Members of the neWly formed Kanawha Valley Regional Beekeepers Assn. will meet at 1:30 p.m next Saturday in the home of Charlie Collins. 102 Blackwood St., Nitro. Persons interested in beekeeping but who are |»t yet members may attend*j

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