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April 4, 1975

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;7 :t k i0 The {ilenviile Democrat, Pathfinder April 3. 1975 Fuel adjustments cost consumers $67.2 million ~'11t)] iil]jtD, lfltl!ll~> ~21";tlllth! IO "tllihl~, u',~ml)a hies ~ os! \Vest Virginia cmisume, rt, ;~s e~timated $67.2 million in 1974, "l'h~t's . 335 pert cat increase over 1973. acuordinv t~ as slud,. compiled by the 1,ibrar,, of Conlaress. The West Virginia Publiu Servi~e Comnlission last ~ear gr4nted electric and gas utility tirms a total of $74.4 million m rate imreases, of which $67.2 million was attributed t~ pass-thr m,-h fuel adjustment (:()sis. On February 20, the State PSC issued an order abolishing the rue| adjustment clause, effective April 1. t tenceforth, the PSC said, utilities must recoup fuel expenses through regular r~lle-lllilkillt4 jtl ,u ~,,!ilil!s I'llllsit [ll'lll'l.t- cturtts ofhtn im Imh+ pnblic hearings, F; ha the dramat,c inurcases rtPgislerett last year was laid 1o the ilfllahnt oust of coal. In addition to the overall increases iri coal prices during 1974. ~.\'esl Virginia PSC rate specialis! l)avid Ellis cited anti-pollution laws x~hich required utilities to burn hivher-priced low-sulfur coal hlsl year, and tie said that utilities were generally buying more coal on the inflaled spot markel instead of under luw-cosl long-term contracts. Of the total State utility bill. only a small portion was attributed to natural ~', I ", ~\ ~'>t VII ~111t(i i1:-, >liltlll till ,u!,lili.n;tl $ti5 milli.n iu rh. Ir, i1~ in 1974. Iml tmlv $9.2 millilm rmwt, ~,ll nolur~l[ gas. According I,i lhe St'li~iht slu~tv. Ihe gas price in~:reast! ill(lu,h,~t il $7.,~ million l)ass-lhrou~h hl!f'iiil:',il ill illl:rt;itSCd oaSIs. AS title exai'lll)hL lhlt slu(t,, a good grade-point average in all coarse However. outstanding students bet- ween their sophomore anti iuniur xears also will be considered." The lO.-week program will be~in lurie 2 and students can earn three credit hours. Applications and reference forms should he sent to Dr. Nichols by April 9. ttis address is Department of Chemical Engineering ILE Westtnwn. wvVirginia26506.University" Morgan- Radical speech sparks Revolution I{it~!lltt,l~h~l, I',i~~, lllllltUl lllilril k I h!iir~, iillllivii h:d iI |1 ]i(Htl :l+~S with llr~thtr~, sit llOWl;rlul lllal even his tJaiuses sent chills up and down spines. ttis masterpiece undoubtedly was llle "(~ive me liberty or death" speech delivered 2(X) years ago on March 23, 1775 m Richmond. Virginia. at Henrico Parish Church. the National Geo- graphic Society says. Built on what had been a choice hill in the city. the original plain wooden building--now called St. John's Episcopal church-is part of a larger structure. Money for upkeep has been scarce, and a clutter of antiquities has ~rown up from efforts to attract tuurisls. Pine Pews Remain PH RT. 33-119 NI NE Many Units to Choose From 12' Wide- 14' Wide Many Homes With Expando Rooms Double Wides on Display Service- Parts-Awnings- U nder Pinnings Yet the pine pews were Washington, Jefferson. and Henry sat are there, and so is some of the same pine flooring from which Henry delivered the words that are among the best remembered in the American tradition. Dispatches about increasing British restraints on Bostom were reaching Virginia. and Henry made up his mind that it was high time for bold action. whatever the consequences. He decided to go for broke in his speech before Virginia delegates who defiantly assembled at the church after the House of Burgesses had b~en ,hssolved at Williamsburg. Standing in a pew three rows from the pulpit, Henry. according to e~ewitness accounts. "'commenced somewhat calmly, but th.-. smothered excitement began moru and more to play upon his feat,,:es and thrill in the tones of his voice. The tendons of his neck stood out white and rigid like whipcords. "'His voice rose louder and louder. until the wails of the building. seemed to shake and rock... Men leaned forward in their seats, with ARNOLD MOODY'$ CHOP SUEY Sunday, April 6 At (;ilmer Co. Recreation Center Advance Sale: (;lenviile WV Tickets at door ADULTS s2.50 $:30 -- 7:00 Adults $3.00 CHILDREN (under 12} $1.50 Sponsored B Kappa Epsiloa ~ are for~ed~ ~ " } OUR CHAINS thunders Patrick Henry in i~ liberty or 8ive me death" speech to Virginia delegates ~ H is no retreat but in submission and slavery." The vu..,--~ " # 10-da, backcountry helped convince less emotional virginleu~ ~ . , ..a~llCX in t and lefferson, in background, to defy the armed mili-~i~rd =.d s their heads strained forward, their faces pale.. '" Acted Like Slave Approaching the end, Henry stepped from the pew to the aisle, paused a long few seconds, turned slowly toward a group of conservative delegates. He "stood in the attitude of a condemned galley slave.. His form was bowed; his wrists crossed: his manacles were almost visible." His wards were a low rumble. "'It is vain to extenuate the matter. Gentleman may cry peace, peace, but there is no peace... The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms. Our brethren are .already in the field. Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? "'Is life so d~ndinl as to be purch~ chains and demeanor was stood "'erect," his arms rim, of his paean." "Forbid it, not what course as for me, give death!" DKG presid #et b, attend mee to t Virginia L~r. 28, Gamma premd~kWhT: chapter, will ! chapter meetifllt Alpha Zeta at School, April 6, I 4" x 10' PLASTIC SOLID OUR BEST WONDER FLOW FLAT LATEX HOUSE PAINT WONDER FLOW MASONRY PAINT PRESIDENT LATEX HOUSE PAINT MANY FACTORY HERE SATURDAY GAI$AWAY