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Beckley Post Herald
May 5, 1960

Greenbrier Boy Asks For Autograph

Joe Hendricks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hendricks of Fort Springs, is shown asking for Sen. John F. Kennedy’s (D-Mass) autograph. Sen. Kennedy addresses about 1,000 people in Ronceverte Wednesday. The presidential candidate said, “The most urgent and critical need of the people of Greenbrier County, of all the people of West Virginia, is the need to attract new industry, new jobs and new income to your state.” Kennedy told Domenick Gaudino, principal at Greenbrier High School, that if he were selected he would be commencement speaker at the school’s graduation exercised.


Kennedy’s Sister Will Visit Oceana

Oceana (RNS) – Mrs. Eunice Schriber [sic] of Chicago, Ill, sister of Sen. John F. Kennedy, will be guest of honor at a coffee at 19 a.m. today at the Knotty Pine Restaurant. She will also be in Pineville and Mullens. Her appearance here is sponsored by the Kennedy For President Organization. All women of the Oceana District are urged to attend.


Kennedy’s Sister To Visit Mullens

Mullens (RNS) – Women claim the spotlight of attention o the political scene today in Wyoming County with the scheduled appearance of at least one, possibly two, of presidential hopeful John F. Kennedy’s sisters at coffees for prospective Kennedy’s supporters.

Mrs. Robert Shriber [sic], identified as Sen. Kennedy’s sister, Eunice, will be a guest in the home of Mrs. Clarence Worrell at Pineville from 1 to 2 p.m. and from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Mullens home of Mrs. Ward Wylie.

Numerous people have been invited to the Worrell and Wylie homes to meet Mrs. Shriber during her tour of the state in behalf of her brother’s campaign.

She will be accompanied by a woman traveling companion. Local sources said that they understood that a second Kennedy sister plans to join the party.


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