September 30, 1965
Sunday morning temperatures went to 30 degrees but the fog prevented frost damage in most places.
On October 13, dedication ceremonies for the newest telescope at National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Green Bank will be held. Invitations have been sent to scientists, trustees of Associated Universities, Inc., sponsors, and people connected with the erection of the telescope. Dr. Bill Howard is in charge of the dedication plans.
Leland J. Haworth, director of the National Science Foundation, will speak.
The telescope is the largest high precision instrument in the world. Its 140 foot dish is a solid surface shaped paraboloid and is now detecting radio waves from space. Its main purpose it to provide a very large, highly accurate telescope for use by radio astronomers throughout the country. The purpose of the observatory, which is operated by a group of universities under the direction of the National Science Foundation, is to make available to all scientists equipment that is too expensive for any one university to provide.
The newest telescope, costing over ten million dollars, was built mainly by Pacific Crane and Rigging and Stone and Webster, with a giant bearing by Westinghouse.
Dale Hollandsworth, Delbert Reed, Robert Weatherholt, Dolan Irvine, Larry Davis, Michael McMann, seniors; Randy Wilfong, Louis Underwood, Kenneth Nottingham, Mike Shaw, Jerry Duncan, John Jett, Milton Simmons, John Roy, Martin Sharp, Kenneth McLaughlin, John Waugh, Billy Graham, George Meadows, juniors; John Kenney, Dewey Hoover, William VanReenen, Richard Wright, Tiny Shinaberry, Robert Dean, Raymond Miller, Wayne Madison, Jimmie Irvine, Tommy Clutter David Peacock, sophomores; Richard Dean, Steve Jack, freshmen.
Principal, H. A. Yeager.
Coache, Elmer Friel, assistant coach, Arch Wooddell.
Managers: Butch Smith, Jimmy Dilley, Johnny Sharp, Watson Underwood.
Cheerleaders: Peggy Beverage, Head, Susie Astin, Linda Friel, Linda Moore and Freda Hefner.
Mark Edward White, 18-month-old son of Kenneth Lee and Jean Baker Whie, of Little Rock, Arkansas, formerly of Monroe and Pocahontas counties. Burial in the Carmel Cemetery near Gap Mills.
Alpha Ernest Alderman, 81, of White Sulphur Springs; born in Pocahontas County, a son of the late Darius and Hester L. Pyles alderman. Burial in the Hillcrest Cemetery at white Sulphur Springs.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. David Mason, of Marlinton, a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Don Purdy, of Alexandria, Virginia a son, named Thomas Dewey. The mother is the former Mildred Burr.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy e. Pyles, of Charleston, a son, named Harlan Roy. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ernest J. Pyles, of Seebert.