Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on September 10, 1972 · Page 20
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 20

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, September 10, 1972
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4B--Sept. 10, 1972 Sunday Gazette-Mail CMrlwton. WMt VIn THEY'RE ON A WORKING HOLIDAY IN ENGLAND Joanne DuBosque, Faye Po we and Veronica Johanson -New York Times Photo LOVERLY Secretaries All Wound Up By Noiv 'Umwinging' England By Judith Weinraub © New York Times Service LONDON --Swinging London down. Carnaby it all started-- is has wound Street-- where an almost tawdry byway filled with middle-aged tourists, ice cream vendors, and shopkeepers on the lookout fur theft. The Kings Road is still a Saturday fashion show but the mood has quieted, the rhythm has slowed and the mod dress hasn't changed much for a couple of years. "There is much more empha- didn't have anything in common," she continued. "Here everybody wears hair, but after a while I suddenly realized that they don't take drugs. It's a relief not to be surrounded by potheads." some places where 8 or even 12 long people were living. But now I men and women), and I saw share with three other people, and it's not any different from sharing in Boston." "I do miss the privacy of liv- MOST of the girls came being by m y self -" saj d Miss Powe, sis on the quality of life. There England. really isn't a lot of pressure," observed Faye Powe, a blue- eyed student of medieval history at San Francisco State College.' "You can make more money in New York, but at a much faster pace. I think you last longer here. It's very relaxing and very nice," said Vernonica Johanson, a 23-year-old former secretary for American Telephone and Telegraph. Faye and Vernonica are two of scores of American girls who came to London this summer on a working holiday scheme de-i vised by the Brook Street Bureau. Like many American, these girls were quite willing to give up the better salaries of New York and California to have a taste of living and working in England. Four of them gathered at the Brook Street apartment in the Knightsbridge section of London the other day to compare notes before returning to the Unittd States. Although the exciting, swinging London some of them expected had vanished, no one seemed terribly anxious to go home. "When I first went to Los Angeles, it took me six months to make a friend," said Vivian Hale, a bouncy blonde from · Florida. "I've been here for five weeks, and I have so many invitations I can't keep up. "You get used to a bad drug problem in L.A. Whenever I met a guy, I'd ask him two questions. Are you married, and do you take dope? If the answers were yes, I knew we 1 24. cause they wanted to live in London--not because they lovec secretarial work. They were warned by the Brook Street Bureau, which guaranteed eight weeks' work between April and September, that their salaries would be substantially lower in The girls estimated that they took home about $50 a week after taxes, but all agreed that the experience was worth it. Some, like Miss Hale, are even hoping to stay. "People are so friendly," said Miss Johnson. "There's a terrific atmosphere in the pubs. It's not at all like New York. If you walk into a bar in New York, and you're alone, you're labeled. Here it's fine. People act like you've known them your whole life." "I bought a car here," she continued. "A while ago it broke down on the M2. A policeman stopped, and I thought this is it, but he came over, jacked up the car and changed the tire for me. Can uou imagine a New York policeman doing that?" The girls agreed that many of the differences In their life styles were due to their lower salaries (Miss Hale admitted that she had taken a $400 per month pay cut to come here), but there were few complaints. "You just have to share more," explained Joanne Dubosque, a thoughtful, miniskirted brunette from Boston. "I was looking for a mixed flat i an apartment shared by Clendenin Reunion who has also lived in Colorado, Texas, Florida and but sharing a flat is Hawaii, France, good for me. I live with three other girls here, and it's nice to get to know them." Some things Americans take for granted-- such as eating habits--had to be changed too. Miss couldn't Dubosque afford to said she buy much meat here because "it's expensive and not worth what you pay for it." Others agreed that unless they came with extra money, they couldn't really afford to buy clothing in London. Kentucky Coal Tax Challenged P1KEVILLE, Ky.-W-A coal mine operators' group plans to file suit Monday at Frankfort challenging the legality of Kentucky's coal severance tax. The suit, being brought by Coal Operators and Associates in Franklin Circuit Court, contends the tax discriminates against the coal industry because it isn't imposed on extractors of other minerals. If it fails to have the tax declared unconstitutional the group will ask that the State Department of Revenue be enjoined from enforcing the tax against "persons, firms and corporations not engaged in the actual mining and removal of coal." Francis D. Burke, attorney for the coal operators, said the department has violated the law by imposing the tax on the net selling price of coal after it is processed rather than on the jross price at the time it leaves the mine. The severance tax of 4 per cent or 30 cents per ton, which-1 ever is greater, was enacted by the 1972 Kentucky General As sembly and went into effeci April 1. I FINAL RELEASE ORDERED FOR IMMEDIATE REMOVAL FROM AIRLINE FREIGHT TERMINAL WHERE HELD KANAWHA AIRPORT LAST AIRFREIGHT BALES OF RARE FINEST VALUABLE PERSIAN RUGS . AND OTHER VALUABLE ORIENTAL RUGS FROM.KESHAN, KIRMAN,-SAROUK, KURDI, ISPAHAN RE ASSESSORS INSTRUCTED LIQUIDATION OF AIRFREIGHT CARGO CONTRACTED AND FINANCED FOR CORPORATION PRESENTLY INSOLVENT AND FORCED OUT OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATED DISTRIBUTORS AND FACTORS .OF NATIONAL CARPETS OF PERSIA, INC. PUBLIC AUCTION PIECE BY PIECE AT NEAREST CONVENIENT LOCATION TO KANAWHA AIRPORT HOLIDAY INN 600 KANAWHA BLVD. E., CHARLESTON HOUSE MONDAY, SEPT. 11, AT 7:30 P.M. WHEN BALES WILL BE OPENED AND ALL RUGS SOLD IMMEDIATELY Mercantile Shipping . Financing (USA) Lid. Use Want Ads. Dial 348-4848 BUT YOU GET THE GIFT You've made Colonel Sanders a very happy man just by enjoying so much of his finger lickin' good Kentucky Fried Chicken. So all during September, he's celebrating his 82nd birthday by giving you and your kids each a present. SAVE 82" ON A BUCKET OR BARREL PLUS FREE CHICKEN FOR YOUR KIDS Clip this special birthday coupon and take it to your Kentucky Fried Chicken store. You'll get 82(( off on a Bucket or Barrel of Kentucky . Fried Chicken. And if you bring your children along we'll give them each a free finger lickin' good piece of chicken. Great way to have a celebration of your own, huh? Offer good through September 13, 1972 at participating Kentucky Fried Chicken Stores only. Limit one item per coupon. fried ················································ GOOD ONLY AT: · 35th Staunton Ave. S.E. · Rebecca 7th Ave. · Thayer So. Side Expwy. · E. Main-Oak Hill · 3rd Ave.--Montgomery houseful of carpets Sept. 24 The graduating class of 192' of former Clendenin High Schoo will hold its reunion at the Dr Harper Memorial Church Sept, we're having an E R E C T E D . C L O S E D IN AND R E A D Y · TO FINISH Sundoy-Stptember 10,1972 1 to 5 P.M. Th* Jem*i Duncan Hem* Kenwood Rd. Charleston, W. Virginia capp Homes ; HO GET T? THE Take J o h n s o n Rd. in Charleston Louden Heights Section to Kenwood Rd. and follow the Capp Homes Open House signs. REFRESHMENTS DOOR PRIZE us show you how to save ^; I o 4 f r i h y b u i l r i i n j r t h e pp Homes Way. We do all i h ^ Iv.-ivy f r r o ' i n n ri.d'.t on \ our n\vn 1 i' nr.d f u r n i s h nil f i n i s h i n g materials i n s i d e and out at a firm price. We show you how you snvo by rionifr t h e oaFy I n i i s h i n t ; t o u i - h c ? yo:;rsr!f, or by sub- c o n t r a c t i n g . 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ONE LOW PRICE Your houseful of carpet includes: · Carpet · White Sponge Rubber pad · Expert Installation · All Door Metals. Prices based on sizes shown. Proportionately low prices on larger or smaller sizes. Completely installed for one low price. · m Complete--No extras YOUR CAPP HOMES MAN IS: Walter tritton 1907 Kanowho Ave., P.O. §01 78S ClurlfSton.Wfst Virginia 25304 Ph. 304/346-5102 Ma ;l TKs Csiip-n Tcd«y TO: CAPP HOMES Dnpt. 60040 4601 West 5th Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43219 ! Pitas; send n-r deli!:."; en Cajip-Homes. : Namr l r -' ; n i ' Addfftss _______^_ : coi. z ge; cne : Tow- or RFD . Charleston Store Ph: 925-4931 4218 MacCerkle Ave., Kanowha City Open: Mon., Thurs., Fri. 9 A.M.-9 P.M. Toes., Wed., Sat. 9 A.M.-5 P.M. St. Albans Store Ph: 727-294* St. Albant Plaza Open: Mon. thru Sat. 9:30 A.M.-9 P.M. $un«fav 1 -7

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