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a I-I IN TON NEWS Continuing the Hinton Daily News 'Home of Lake Bluestone' Hinton. West Virlinia, Tuesday November 27, 1979 |l 15 cents Court Ordered Entered A Court Order has finally been entered in the case of Bob J. Maddy, Sheriff versus The Summers County Commission. The order, signed by Judge Frank E. Jolliffe, brings the Sheriff's total budget to [ 169,848 with f55,51E86 set for the Tax Department, $61,175.14 for Law Enforcement, and $53,157 for operation of the County Jail. The order cites an "increase of $21,700.00" over the original budget. Minton fu Re ses Comment wo Arrested recovered by Hinton City Police the photo above. Hinton PoliCe M. Jones and charged him with I breaking and entering in connec- burglary of the Hub Clothing Co. Insurance Agency. Mark Ward of Hinton was charged with grand larceny and two counts of transferring stolen property after a theft from TV & Electronics Mart. Cpl. G.B. Browning assisted In the arrest of Jones, an escapee from the Virginia State Penitentiary. t A Hinton woman refused corn- art works from the Falls Church ment to the Hinton News con- cerning her connection with a 1974 auto theft and burglary case in Virginia. Robbie Minton of Hinton reportedly signed voluntary extradition papers an and was returned to Fairfax County, Virginia, in October after being arrested here by Troopers A.W. Maddy and H.W. Lambert of the West Virginia State Poice. Although details of the war- rants were not available, they apparently stem from the theft of jewelry, paintings, silver and Area Obituaries 85, formerly of at 4:30 hospital af- May 26, a daughter of the Eliza Smith in Shady Sp- Baptist Henry A., died in 1957, and son, Marcus, died in 195E back of St. Albans and Mrs. Mac Survivors include three sons, Goff of Hinton; 24 grandchild- Robert of Staunton, Ky., How-, ren and 30 great- grandchild- ard of Alderson, and Elbert of Jolliett, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Pauline Bell of Ghent, Mrs. Katherine Rickman of 'Roanoke, Vs., and Mrs. Myrtle Smith of Shady Spring; two half sisters, Mrs. Pearl Utter- died Saturday at 1:45 p.m. at ren. Services were held Saturday at 2 v.m. in the Lobban Fun- eral Home chapel in Alderson. Burial followed in the Alderson Cemetery. brothers, Perry Arbeugh, add- Grandsonsserved as pall- ress unknown and Frank Tur- bearers. net of Michigan; one half bro- TAYLOR ther, James of Alderson; two Jeunings Poweil Taylor, 80, home after a long illness. , Born July .3, 1299, in Summ- ers County, he was a son of the late Brown L. Taylor and Mar- thn Hicks Taylor, A member of the Green Sul. phur Baptist Church, Mr. Tay- lor was a retired coal miner and carpenter. Survivors include, his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Ayres Taylor; two sons, James and Howard both of Sandstone; five grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren. Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the E.M. Meadows Funeral Home in Hinton with the Rev. Eddie Johnson offic- iating. Burial will be in the Hicks Cemetery near Sand- stone. Pallbearers will be James Adkins, Bob and Jerry Gwlnn and Danny, Lloyd and Kenneth Vandall. t TURNER Mrs. Jimmie Turner 94, died Sunday morning at home after a long illness. Born in Greenbrier County, Nov. 14, 1885, she was a dau- ghter of the late John and Ly- dia McClun& Mrs. Turner had lived in Hin- ton 74 years and was a member of the First Chrlsiutn Church in Hinton. Surviving is one daughter, Miss Faye Turner, at home, The body is at Ronald Mead- ows Funeral Parlors lft Hinton. apartment of Leon E. Jurras. Jurras told the Hinton News Phillip R. Richmond of Austinville, Ohio, was that Minton had a key to a 1972 charged with failure to stop at a stop sign Thunderbird registered to him following an accident Thursday afternoon at the and also had the key to his Willowwood Bridge. Richmond's 1978 Chrysler apartment. Jurras said Minton was employed as his secretarY and had free use of the car because he was often out of the country for extended periods of time. Jurras also told the News that he had told Minton to take some of his furniture to furnish her own apartment. Jurras claims Minton fell in with Leon Sylvester in the Falls Church area and be persuaded her to leave the area with the car and several items of personal pro- perty. Jurras said he was reluc- tant to bring charges against Minton but apparently did so after Sylvester was acquitted in Summers County on auto theft charges. Trooper A.W. Maddy was quoted as saying that Sylvester was acquitted by the jury because Minton was not also charged with the theft of the car. Minton apparently had co- operated extensively with the state polic e and with Fairfax County Police in their investiga- tion. Blrchfleld. Mrs. Keaton was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County and a member of the Hotohk- iss Baptist Church. Survivors include her hus- band, Virgil Keaton; six sons, Clinton of Buhl, Idaho, Walter and Frank, both of Hotchklss, Jerry of Hillsboro, Carl of Meadow Bridge and Thomas of Becldey; two sisters, Mrs. Viol- et Blevins of Mullens and Mrs. !cle Canada, and three brother& Ernest and Earl, all of Hot- chklss, and Victor of Lester, 29 grandchidiren and 24 great- grandchildren. Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Hotchklss Baptist Church with the Revs. Ancel Ten On National List 1 KEATON. Mrs. Hetfle K. Kegton, 74, oi 4 Hotchklss died Saturday in a Beckley hospital aftor.a long illness. Born in Hetehklss, Jan. 11, 1905, she was a daughter of the Virginia M. Lowry, Michelle R. late Wilburn and Nancy Good Matovich, Terry L. Miller, A total of 10 students from this area have been included in the second annual edition of THE NATIONAL DEAN'S LIST, the largest recognition publication honoring college students, pub- lished by Educational Commun- ications, Inc., Northbrook, Ill- inois. Students are selected for rec- ognition by their deans or reg- istrars if they are in the upper 10 per cent of their class or on their school's Dean's List. The 37,000 students included in current edition are from 1, 200 colleges and universities nat- ion-wide and represent less than one half of one per cent d the "8000,000 college students in the country. Local students selected in- clude: Forest Hill- Jayme B. Hutchison and Medeta F. Mill- er both of Concord College. Hinton. Deborah S. Coins, both of Marshall Univ., and Mary F. Shrader, of Concord College. Green Sulphur- Laura K. Per- due'of Concord College. Jumping Branch- Jimmy D. Fitzpatrick, Cynthia L. Lester, both of Concord College. an In Basement r Powers and Jlm Burns offlcla. ting. Burial will be in the Birch- field Cemetery in Maben. to Bobby .Gunter was coming out of the basement windows. The fire . The body will be takon to the by fire Wednesday evening.  was quickly extinguished although firemen church one hour prior to set- responded to the remained on the scene for about IVz hours. 'The vices. Street and found flames cause is still undetermined. Grandsons will serve as pall. ....... 'bearers. Youth believes Despite rumors to the contrary, America's youth does not seem to be abandoning religion, reports the American Council of Life In- suremce. Three in I0 young people be- tween the ages of 14 and 24 say they attend religious services .nearly every week, if not more often, ac- cording to a nationwide survey of youth conducted by the Council One in 5, according to the sur- vey, attends at least once a month, and 1 in 4 goes about once a year. Only l in 5 said he or she never goes to religious services, the Council said. struck a 1968 Bronco driven by R. J. Rushford of Hinton. Damage was estimated at $1000 to the Bronco and $2000 to Richmond's car. Photo by Sally Hayslette Bennett, Bivens Hurt Robert H. Bivens, 20, of Hinton was hospitalized Diana Gwinn and Sarah Crawford, all of tiinton. for observation Saturday night after the 1975 None of the girls were seriously injured in the Vega he was driving plunged about forty feet over an embankment on Route 20 about 1% miles South of Bluestone Dam. Mike Bennett, 16, of llinton was transferred to a Princeton Hospital where he was reported in critical'condition with head injuries. Bennett was a passenger in the car along with Rhonda Hatcher, Rebecca Hatcher, Single car accident. Sgt. J.W. Jeffries and Cpl. R. S. Ballard of the Summers County Sheriff's Department investigated. They report that no charges have yet been filed pending further investigation. Cpl. G.B. Browning investigated. Children's World Pictured above is the new addition to the chairs for the children to use while at the children's library. This selection will be the libarary. children almost any kind'of reading they des- ire. There are also new tables and bean bag Photo by Sally llaysleite Services ADKINS SERVICES Mrs. Willie Snow Adkins, 79, died Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in a, Fairlea hospital after a long illness. Services were held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Lobban Funeral Home chapel in Alderson with the Rev. Robert Koontz offic- iating. Burial followed in the Fletcher Cemetery in Alderson, EASTERN STAR DIABETES uNIT T0 MEET Silver Leaf Chapter No. 5 The SwnmersDiabetes Unit Order of Eastern Star will meet will meet in the Summers Co-' Tuesday November 27 at 7:30. unty Hospital cafeteria Thurs. There will be initation. All ' day November 29 at 7:00 P.M.' officers wear. floor length .dr.'_eTi Miss Elsie Burrow "R. N. will sses and corsage, present a.lesson On "Care of ! I)abetes.A larBe attondanea ts 'dQsirod.