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Statesville Record and Landmark (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Statesville, North Carolina Public had in the Hurt of Dairying and input trial Region of Piedmont North Carolina Statesville record a landmark expansion project underway work is progressing on the initial stages of a expansion project at Iredell memorial grading work to the West of the former emergency in trance is the first step toward a new Kearns construction of Greensboro is the general contractor for the renovation and expansion which will include an addition of 82 Beds at the cooperation urged As child abuse prevention week draws to an it is Well to ask what Good comes of such specially proclaimed periods and whether or not any Good re sults will depend on the degree to which Public attention has been focused on the we tend to become enraged when a Mother houses her daughter with kerosene and then sets her ablaze or when a Young father dunks his 18 Mont hold baby into a tub of hot water during a family such flagrant examples As these and they actually happened in North Carolina raise the hackles of every decent but How Many of us sit by and even tolerate lesser degrees of child abuse without so much As raising a hand the purpose of this special was to emphasize the magnitude of the problem and to encourage especially such professionals As ministers and to report such in stances of abuse and neglect As come to their the child abusing Parent does not necessarily come from a Low class they come from the widest from the poor est slum to the country club Dis from the culturally de priced to those with professional Charles county director of social Points out that abused children can Best be helped by helping their abusive parents fall into three primary she those in those with character disorders and those who Are psychotic or their problems can often be worked out within the social when it appears the social worker will recommend psychiatric social workers say concerned police doctors and school teachers have a moral responsibility to report suspected cases of child concerned neighbors and school teachers in particular should do their part in alleviating the by the time an abused child is taken to a the situation is already this can often be prevented by reporting suspicious conduct to the proper North Carolina Law now protects persons who report such cases in Good it spells out the proper place to report such action and that is the county director of social who is required by Law to investigate and take corrective last year some such cases were reported in North it is estimated that fully another cases go in reported each year and these children receive no Protection because they Are too Young to do anything for it has been estimated that More children under five years of age die from parental abuse and neglect than from tuber whooping rheumatic fever and appendicitis com Are those statistics shocking if then the observation of week dedicated to the prevention of child abuse has not been weather partly Cloudy and continued rather warm through sunday with a Chance of afternoon or evening Thunder local temperatures for Friday were 90 Statesville shots Kelley enjoying Reading an article about her Charles Ballard Frye looking for Type Casey Jones showing new store Pierce shopping during her lunch Munday telling about party order is signed to Block strike Washington a presi Dent Nixon signed executive orders Friday blocking a threatened nationwide rail strike for 60 acting under provisions of the railway labor Nixon created a five member fac finding Board to look into the dispute caution is urged United a France cautioned the United states and the soviet Union on Friday to avoid the temp tation of assuming the role of guardians of peace in the mid dle Maurice the French foreign spoke in the general Assembly As the Arab countries displayed concern Over possible intervention by Israel and the United states in the fighting in in the first policy speech by a big four Power at the Assembly session Schumann welcomed As desirable and beneficial the dialogue on the mid dle but he said that the International Community cannot have guardians and said France and Britain must join in the responsibility of working out a balanced he said that due to the very fact that they Are immune to the temptation of a special duty Falls upon the countries without being among the highest ranking pow sit permanently at the Security the chief delegates of the big four have been trying for about a year and a half in private talks to work out a mid dle East peace formula acceptable to Israel and the their current efforts Are aimed at keeping the suspended israe Lia Rab talks under envoy Gunnar jarring from com plete Between four unions and some 160 rail if settlements Are not arranged at the end of 60 the unions would be free to strike unless Congress should enact emergency legislation in the assistant Secre tary of told newsmen at the White House the administration had hoped to win Union Industry agreements without re sort to emergency procedures and that it was with great reluctance that the labor department recommended signing of the executive the four unions involved rep resent about rail pm 70 per cent of All those employed by the a strike had been set for 10 but the government won Union agreement to extend discus Sions for five move Fol Lowed by a Federal court order tuesday blocking any selective strikes against some of the rail lines District judge Howard Cor Conran left in Force an order restraining the unions from striking until Edt the five member Board Nixon created is most such panels have three Usery said a larger Board was being to consider All the disputes on a consolidated so that an equitable settlement May be reached at the earliest possible he expressed Hope that negotiations in which Federal Media tors had participated had Al ready narrowed the Points in dispute and that the Board could quickly Zero in on those of major under the rail labor the members will be named report find Ings to Nixon within 30 there will be an additional period of 30 Days in which the disputants can consider the boards recommendations and continue division chairmen named for drive Harmon fill United fund posts Allen Knox will serve As chairman of the Public service division and Jack will be chairman of the educational and Public employees division in the 1970 ire Del Statesville United fund chairman Robert Garrison announced Knox is a native of and is a graduate of Knox served in the army in world War ii and fought in and he spent 11 months As a prisoner of War in Knox joined North Carolina National Bank in and at present is vice president and City executive of a cab Here in he was Secretary treasurer of the Statesville Federal land Bank Knox is a member and past chairman of the Iredell county planning member and past president of the Statesville Exchange and governor of District four of the Exchange he is director and second vice president of Statesville chamber of director of Iredell memorial hos and a member of states Ville country club and City he is a past president of the United past organizational chairman of Iredell memorial Hospital Bond Cam and past treasurer of the Carolina Dogwood he is an elder and past Church school superintendent of first presbyterian he is married to the former Jean Pharr Craven of Char and they have two Chil Dren John Allen and miss Amanda Craven Harmon is a native of Iredell Allen Knox Jack and a Veteran of world War Harmon is postmaster in having served for 17 he has been instructor postmaster for Western North Carolina and part of South Carolina since Harmon is president elect of the North Carolina chapter of the National association of postmasters of United past treasurer of the Statesville chamber of and served As chairman of the Statesville crime prevention Council for three he is a member of Broad Street United methodist the Statesville rotary and the american he is married to the former Louise Holcomb of Winston and they have three children Jack Diane and miss Beverly Harmon the Kickoff for the two divisions was with the Public service goal set at and the educational and Public employees goal at 96 september 224 forces move to Mediterranean bloody fighting expected phenom Cambodia a both sides moved up reinforcements Friday and the governments 12dayold push to the North appeared headed for a bloody focal Point was a stretch of Highway 50 Miles North of phenom where More government forces were sent to reinforce several battalions stalled above the enemy also was reported building up manpower and sup one North vietnamese unit attacked a cambodian Force astride Highway 6 and killed four government to counter the enemy build Allied to be american fighter bombers North vietnamese and Viet Cong foreign newsmen were barred from the scene of possibly to prevent them from observing strikes by american sources in Saigon that fighter bombers were carrying out raids along Highway 6 in sup port of the stalled cambodian government the air strikes were thought to be the Only Way the cambodians could push through to the Village of Taing 15 Miles North of Skourn on route it was at the Southern Edge of the Village that the govern ments first major offensive of the six Montgold War was halted monday by troops who inflicted heavy casualties on the srey chief of staff of Cambodia armed said the governments offensive is a now or never of unless the enemy forces Are he they will solidify their political and military hold on the Countryside in in the a division size cambodian trying to reach the provincial capital of Kom Pong isolated by the ene my for three violations charged Raleigh a Bob Scott said Friday he Doest care what the republicans or the census Bureau gop congressional candidate Frank Everett lined up the census got them the jobs and later asked them for Campaign the statement by Scott was the latest sparring in a political Battle Between the major Par ties Over alleged illegal fund raising Scott announced tuesday night that he had asked John Mitchell to investigate alleged Campaign solicitations by Everett among census workers in the 17county first congressional the feud began a week ago when state Republican chair Man Jim Holshouser told re porters he had asked Robert Morgan to investigate alleged solicitation of funds by democrats from employees at Broughton Hospital in Morgan at a rally for democratic Walter whom Ever Ett is trying to unseat in nov Scott charged that Everett violated the Hatch act by sending letters to census work ers asking them to Purchase two tickets each and to sell two others each for a rally for hols Houser at Robersonville last May Scott charged this occurred while Everett was Cen sus coordinator for the the Hatch act regulates poli ticking by and among Federal citizens ight be transition retiring executive vice president of the Mooresville Cham Ber of gives some overt shoulder advice to his Joe Haselden retirement is effective october and an appreciation dinner has been set for september photo by Jim banquet to Honor work of Haselden banquet Honor ing re tiring executive vice president of the Mooresville chamber of is being planned for Lewis chamber presi said the banquet will be promises forgotten a Bob Scott told a democratic rally in Sanford Friday night that president Nixon and Earl Ruth have forgotten to keep their promises to textile workers and to thousands of men and women who must get by on a Small pay the rally was in support of Clifton Blue of the democratic contender for ruths congressional in a prepared said Nixon promised in a speech in Charlotte on to protect the Southern textile Industry from foreign and i Only this Way can we get this part of the country he has gotten this part of the country moving but the Only thing is that its moving in Scott de that what i Call real Scott said from 1969 to More than Tex tile workers have lost their held at the National guard beginning with a social hour at and a Buffet dinner will follow at planners of the dinner Are the directors of the chamber and friends of Haselden retirement is effective october he has been executive vice president of the Mooresville chamber for 13 a native of he moved to Mooresville in he operated a mercantile establishment for a number of he served As Iredell county tax supervisor four years before joining the Cham about the appreciation Din Mack said there would be no formal but past chamber presidents and other coworkers will Salute tickets for the dinner Are available at the chamber of Commerce office in the Muni Cipal at the present Joe who will succeed is working with the retiring executive to assure a smooth transition of the chamber Shulver to speak Raleigh Sargent former ambassador to will speak at a lunch Eon to be held 3 in Raleigh during a today convention of North Carolina democratic Martha will address the convention on the evening of evacuated Washington a the United states disclosed Friday that sea and air forces close to strife torn Jordan Are being while denying any plans for military officials were keeping All options units of the Atlantic Fleet were dispatched to the Mediterranean to augment the 6th Fleet already Pentagon aides and additional air Force transport capable of launching paratrooper forays positioned on the fringes of the troubled Middle at the White press Secretary Ronald Ziegler there Are no one Way or the about involvement in the at the same he asserted that we would be remiss if top policymakers and their advisers did not draft contingency plans for any possible even we View it As a serious Situa said president Nixon official referring to battling Between the jordanian army and palestinian guerrillas and the continued detention by the guerrillas of More than 50 hijacked airline Ziegler said Nixon main concern is for the safety of those among the hostages who Are held in Jordan at a location he is not known to the american the press Secretary said Nix on is very conscious of the responsibility which he feels he must exercise to protect Ameri can citizens around the at the spokesman Jerry Friedheim announced that certain precautionary Steps involving aircraft and elements of the 6th and Atlantic fleets were being taken should a decision be made to evacuate americans from there Are some 400 americans in Jor Dan including 38 of the airline the Chicago Sun times had asserted the United states might be prepared to take an Active military role in the jordanian civil War should Syria and Iraq commit their forces against the King Hussein regime and it appeared the Hussein government might this published a few hours after Nixon met in Chica go with top editors of the Sun times and other newspapers was withdrawn after appearing in the first two editions of Friday mornings questioned about the Ziegler said Nixon declined to discuss the accuracy of the re he acknowledged that he and Herbert see Page 10a Moose Lodge ceremony set Clarke will get degree the Pilgrim degree of Merit will be presented to Thomas Clarke at a special robing Cere Mony at the Statesville Moose Lodge on sunday at 2 Clarke was one of a class of 18 distinguished members of the Moose fraternity who received the Pilgrim the orders highest and most coveted at a ceremony held in the House of god at Mooseheart on june this award is bestowed on members for outstanding ser vice and continued Devotion to the humanitarian program of the the robing ceremony will be conducted by John who will serve As Deputy Pilgrim assisting him will be the following pilgrims Tom prolate Jim Junior governor Paul past governor and Louie in members of the Pilgrim degree of Merit in this Thomas Clarke area will form an Honor Gardner is the Only other Pilgrim in the Statesville Moose Rex governor of the local announced this will be an open meeting and invites All and their guests to a beef bar Becue and social hour will follow the Clarke joined the order he became a life member in he is honorary past governor of the for a total of nine he was manager of the he was awarded the fellow ship degree in 1968 and is a life member of the legion and Clarke was a member of the club when the membership was 76 and has stayed with it until its present membership of

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