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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - April 4, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Variste cloudiness a nth a Ted Cool tonight sunday go Wray fair arid Cool Low tonight 10� Inland mostly i on the coast. High sunday mostly Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. T dial 404145 a to son a to and 7 00 o Torh and Ana will is de it Varad to you. Established 1909 a get Washington North Carolina saturday afternoon april 4, 1970 daily fax Cit sunday Brandt leave fighting is heavy up a do president Nixon a postage hike proposal maybe in for trouble crucial i a Psi Guatemala anxiously awaits nearing Ona a 0 nomination word of envoys Fate 10 stamp by Petek Remar associated Paras writer Bonn Germany a it a act German Chancellor Willy Brandt left today for a one week visit in the United states declaring scheduled talks with president Nixon would Aid cooperation Between the United states and the european common Market. A a in an Airport statement before o 1 his departure Brandt called the special trip a a visible expression of the a it it a a aah a a rat Tarary Ulm pm ship which has developed be session is talked Raleigh api a some sentiment was voiced Friday for a special session of the general Assembly to unblock some $133 million in Federal housing funds the suggestion was made at a meeting of the local government study commission. Although the Money has been allocated for Public housing and. Redevelopment projects in North Carolina the state is in danger of losing the funds the Federal interest Rato is higher than the 6 per cent ceiling North Carolina Law puts on the Bonds of housing authorities and redevelopment authorities. A a lets bring this thing to a rep. Henry Fryer a Guilford. Said to the commission. A if we have to Call a special session of the general Assembly to repeal the interest rate ceiling lets go ahead and do rep. Sam Johnson. A Wake chairman of the study group expressed a deep concerns Over the problem and said a if a special session of the legislature should appear necessary to get these funds we would support such g-,move.�?� sen. David Flaherty a Cald Well suggested that the commission a informally request gov. Bob Scott to Convene the legislature to repeal the interest ceiling. Flaherty admitted privately he saw Little Chance of Scott calling a special session in an election year. Atty. Gen. Robert Morgan reported thursday that talks he held wednesday with housing and Urban development officials in Washington a a encouraged him that a Way could be by George. Ester associated press writer Saigon a it a the Allied commands reported the heaviest fighting involving american troop along the demilitarized zone in nearly five months and new clashes near the cambodian Border today. Reports in Danang. South Vietnam second largest City said Hanoi radio had broadcast a threat that the City would be see housing. M Page testimony completed Camp Lejeune n. C. Apr a six Man jury in the court martial of a Black Marine charged with murder during a race riot last july May begin deliberating monday. Testimony in the trial of pfc. Sylvester t. Hundley jr., 18, accused in the death of Chi. Edward Bankston 20. Was completed Friday. The prosecution ended its Case by offering six witnesses. Tween the United states and a Germany in the past 25 although Brandt has said for some time the main purpose of the visit is to establish close ties Between the United state and the common Market the German Leader said a discussion of the North Atlantic treaty organization also is on the Agenda Brandt and his associates in recent official briefings and interviews have stressed the need for expanded contacts Between the United states and the common Market the Chancellor is expected to propose a regular Channel of communication Between Washington and the Market. Brandt is known to feel that officials and the Public in the United states have not yet fully accepted the idea that the common Market will expand beyond its current membership of six nations something he feels is sure to happen when the economic Union act on applications from Britain. Ireland Norway and Denmark Brandt has acknowledged that the question of american troops in West Germany will arise but has said this is a problem affecting the North Atlantic treaty organization As a whole not just his country. The United states is committed to maintaining the present 310,000-Man troop level in Europe until mid-1971, and West Germany has agreed to offset the costs of keeping troops on it soil until then the two countries appeared headed Lor Tough negotiations on the question recently when Brandts defense Secretary Helmut Schmidt stated that Bonn does not plan to share the Cost of maintaining american troops in Europe and that West Germany could not fill the Gap if the United states withdraws its troops Vance Roberson Dies Robersonville a Vance l. Roberson prominent local Farmer merchant and civic Leader died last night at 6 30 of clock at his Home Here. Funeral services will be held at the Robersonville funeral Home sunday afternoon. Surviving in addition to his wife the former Myrtle Greene Are three daughters including mrs. Annie Warren formerly of this City and five grandchildren. C a Hil tonight or sunday with one of the bloodiest attacks Ever . Monitors in Saigon said they had not heard the Broad cast but South vietnamese forces in the Danang area were reported on full Alert official said . Forces had a heightened their South vietnamese sources said they had reports that sap per commando would attempt to attack government compounds in the City and Bridges and railroads on the outskirts the righting along the demilitarized zone entered about four Miles Southwest of con Thien and a mile South of the i7th parallel that divides North and South Vietnam. Field reports said six americans were killed and 40 americans wounded in an eight hour Battle Friday. This was the heaviest fighting in the Region since last nov. 14, when 197 North Vietnam Nam troop and 14 americans were killed in a Day Long clash the . Command said. South vietnamese armoured cavalry troops clashed with North vietnamese forces along the foot of Nui co to also called superstition Mountain in the seven mountains Region of Chau Doc province near the cambodian Border. The government forces backed by Allied bombers and artillery claimed killing 23 enemy soldiers. South vietnamese losses were 16 killed and 35 wounded Field reports said. Elsewhere Arwas South tick Nam. A four Day old North vietnamese and. Viet Cong offensive appeared to be tapering off at least temporarily. But informed sources said intelligence reports indicated it would continue until tuesday and that there would be another upsurge of attacks before then. Eighty eight american and 319 South vietnamese troops have been reported kilted since wednesday the Day the offensive began and 469 . And 931 government soldiers have been reported wounded. Allied forces have claimed killing 976 North vietnamese and Viet Cong. A the . Command reported 36 enemy rocket and mortar attacks during the 24-hour period that ended at 8 . Saturday about a 75 per cent drop from the 130 attacks reported wednesday. But the level of shelling activity was still far above average. Enemy rocket and mortar attacks last month averaged Only a dozen per Day. . Spokesmen also reported today that three More american helicopters had been shot Down in South Vietnam. Associated press correspondent Jay Sharbutt reported from Danang that american tanks see Vietnam Page 81 or. Raeford t. Pugh or. W. C. Fiver in. Re elected in a age Kansas City to. A two Washington doctors have been reelected to Active membership in the american Academy of general practice the National association of family doctors. Re election signifies that the physician has successfully completed 150 hours of accredited postgraduate medical study in the last three years. Members become eligible for re election at the end of the third year following their election to membership. The Academy the country a second largest National medical association is the Only National medical group that requires members to keep up by John Chadwick us Xiii press writer Washington a both sides scrapped for the votes of a dwindling number of undeclared senators Loda As the tight hat Over g7tbrroia Riri wits a nomination to the supreme court neared a crucial test. With a key vote set for Day. Supporters of the 50-year-old Tallahassee. Fla., Federal appeals judge said he will win confirmation by a margin of three or four votes opponents hoping to turn up a last minute Man Euver that would prove decisive conceded Only that the vote will be close at Issue in monday s vote will be a motion of sen Birch Bayh. A and. To return the nomination to the Senate judiciary commit tee where it would face an almost certain death if the motion fails the Senate votes wednesday on confirmation an associated press Survey showed that with two senators absent because of illness. 46 Are against re committal. 39 for and 13 undeclared. The three week debate fell into a virtual Lull Friday As the time for the vote neared main developments were a a request by four opposition senators that atty Gen. John n. Mitchell advise their if Carswell s racial views were investigated by the Fri before his nomination was submitted and if so Why information later turned up by other sources a not discovered Mitchell was reported in Florida and there was no indication whether a reply would be forthcoming. The senators who asked for an answer before mondays vote Are democrats Birch Bayh of Indian Joseph d. Tydings of Maryland and Alan Cranston of California and Republican Edward w Brooke of Massachusetts a ten of the 17 members of the judiciary committee sent a letter to their colleagues saying no useful purpose would be served by further hearing on Carswell a nomination. They urged rejection of the re committal motion. Sen. Charles Mcc. Mathias of Maryland was the Only gop member of the committee who did not sign the letter. But an aide said Mathias who has not disclosed How he will vote was out of the City when the letter was circulated. Republican whip Robert p. Griffin of Michigan the acting party Leader told the Senate that a much of the opposition bears the earmarks of a desperate Effort to void and turn Back the 1968 by i m h am 4tociated pres. Wromar Guatemala api latin America s latest political kid Naping has erupted into an open diploma 111 clash Wito. The. Liui. Tema Ian government refusing to meet the kidnappers demands and West Germany insisting that it give in. Wilhelm Hopper the Bonn foreign ministry chief of per a Onnel. Met with president Julio Cesar Mendez today to try to arrange the release of count Karl von Upreti the West German ambassador abducted tuesday by four leftist terrorist Hopper flew Here from Bonn Friday right. The kidnappers members of the anti government rebel armed forces far. In creased their Ransom demand Friday to Freedom for 22 prison ers plus payment of $700,000 the government rejected the it had tunic Down jelled to conditions imposed by the kidnappers a the West German govern ment formally protested the decision and demanded that Gua to Mala meet the kidnappers de a previous Damand for the re Leas of i prisoners the explanation for both rejections was the same that most of the prisoners. In question have been tried and con Var try of felonies and that freeing them would mean executive interference in the judicial process and would be in constr tut tonal an official statement also said the government a has made suf Focient demonstrations of its democratic policies on previous occasions and cannot be sub. Al Bah a foreign minister Alberto Fuentes and us. 1-Abw attache Sean Hatty were kid naked in Guatemala last month and political prisoners were freed in Exchange for their re lease however those prisoners had not in tried of the 22 prisoners whose re Jease von Spur tip a kidnappers have demanded Only five have not yet been tried those five Are charged with kidnapping hoi by and Fuentes Mohr rotary club departure time passes sponsoring hijacked plane is not sighted Camporee Washington rotary club leaders met with East Carolina Council scout executives Here thursday to plan details for the 1970 East. Carolina Council Camporee to be held at the half feet r i East of Here starting april 24 the rotary club is sponsoring the Camporee this year some 4,000 boy scouts Are expected to attend the Teg event o. B. Roberto East Carolina Council scout executive Ken Davis boy scout Field director Charles Harvey. Washington District executive and Pete Long Camporee chief met with the rotary club committee chairmen Robert l. Smith president of the Washington rotary club appointed John Leach chairman of the arrangements committee with responsibility for coordinating the activities of All other committees other committees and their members Are As follows police Protection Gene Alligood chairman Lester Quot to we .11, and mayor t Homi As Stewart. Fire Protection Dave Spivey chairman Bartow Houston and Max Roebuck Telephone service Braxton Oliver. Chairman. Bob Ray. Health and safety or Harry Carpenter chairman. Bud Pavitar and l. T. Harris Church services Rev Irvin Hulbert chairman finry Harding. Hospitality Bob Tyndall chairman Eddie Buck Man and Hardy Henry signs Billy Asby chairman. See scout. Page 0> by Edwin 4$. White associated press writer Tokyo Cape a North Korea announced a departure time tonight for the ret Orfi of a Jupa Nese jetliner that flew to Pyongyang with three crewmen and a japanese official As hostages but the plane was not sighted or heard from Long after the announcement the japanese foreign ministry said North Korea informed the . Command at the pan Munjon truce Village in Korea that the aircraft would leave Al 9 30 -7 30 ., est on it 90 minute flight to Japan by 11 pm Japan s decease Agency said it still had not picked up the Boeing 727 on its radar. It had said it could pick up the plane 25 minutes after take off from Pyongyang Japan air lines said it has had no radio Contact with the Pilot. Earlier the Japan broadcasting corp a reported it had Learned that the plane had taken off on schedule at 9 30 . This report was not confirmed else where. The North koreans had announced earlier tin plane and the hostages would be sent Back but that the nine Radical leftist student hijackers would remain in North Korea radio Pyongyang added that North korean authorities will investigate the nine Radical japanese students who hijacked the plane and will a take a prop ate Steps regarding they will not go Back to Japan the broadcast said a because they do not rant to return Quot but Pyongyang denounced the hijackers As a a arrogant a and accused Japan of taking Adan age of the incident to Emhart Rasa North Korea the Young hijackers freed the plane s 99 passengers and Lour stewardesses in Seoul Friday in Exchange for Shin Jiro Varna Mura a japanese vice transportation minister who had leered to be a hostage the Japan air lines Boeing 727 then flew to Pyongyang hot capital of North Korea with the hijackers three crewmen and Vaina Mura aboard the correspondent sent word to Japan s communist party that Yamamura. The crewmen and the youths had been taken to a Pyongyang hotel the hijackers Are members of the red army group a Radical student organization in Japan some of them were waving a mural swords As they commandeered the plane tuesday on a flight from Tokyo to the Northwestern japanese City of Fukuoka in announcing the release of the plane and the hijackers hostages. Radio Pyongyang accused Japan of a Subtle plot a to create the impression that we want to take in the so called tools kites or criminals who commandeered the Airliner. Quot we a ave no. Idea about the students who hijacked the air plane. Nor did we invite them or say previously we would Wel Coile them Quot a the announcement said. A but we cannot return the japanese hijackers to Japan lie a it see Hijack. Page a h on labor scene Washington a initial Ron Gressional reaction has raised the possibility that Trou lies ahead for president Nix on to proposal to raise the Price of a first class postage stamp a Reaidi u1 Quot a to cent first class stamp is sen Gale Mcgee a who. Chairman of the Senate poet office commit tee. Declared Friday alter Nix on s proposal was sent to con Gress the proposed increase was. Part of a package plan Nixon offered to finance a 6 per cent wage increase the government promised All Federal workers under terms of an agreement reached thursday government and postal Union negotiators worked out the 6 per cent agreement along with an additional boost of Al per cent for postal workers Only that would he effective when Congress approve Nixon s postal Reform plan. The agreement halted the immediate threat of a new Post Al workers Elfike but it raised financing problem for the pres ident it Nixon message left unan swered what will be done about the current 10 cent air mail rate assistant postmaster general James a Hargrove said the question is under study adding the air mail rate might or merged with the first class charge the first class stamp proposal Stehm toy in its Lylion an neatly Nixon said raising charges on other Type of mail would produce another $300 million under the proposal parcel Tost would coat 15 per cent Inore so called a a junk adverts mail an extra 5 per cent second class mailings 12 per cent and single piece third class mail 7 per cent the president also proposed a speedup in collection of estate and gift taxes to produce a Revenue Windfall of $15 billion in the 1971 fiscal year thai coupled with mail coat increases and Money already budgeted Lor Federal pay increases would pay for thursdays agreement Nixon said rut Mcgee said it is out of the question to a Load the Burden of paying for. This significant move in the area of Quot labor management relations on the one class of mail that pays its own Way. We Are going to have to talk about and consider a More equitable distribution of this Load a Nixon said his plan Quot will neither require extending the surtax nor raising income tax rates but Quot tie said new and permanent Revenue measures will be needed by mid-1971. He did t say what Type the administration will favor. Quot defiant air controllers ignore pleas to end their a. F ii 7a a a. A a 11-Day rebellion return to consoles control towers a. Quot a a a a it a a. a f Quot Quot a with medical Progress through continuing education. The Academy founded in 1947 and headquartered in Kansas City ., has been instrumental in the establishment of a new primary medical specially in family practice. The new specially is expected to increase the numbers of family physicians available to serve the Public in the future. The Academy a postgraduate education program is the foundation eligibility for family doctors now in. Practice who apply for certification in the new specially the doctors re elected or. William c. Plover jr., or. Raeford Theodore Pugh. By Robert a. Dobkin associated press writer Washington apr de. Fiant air traffic controllers ignored pleas to return to their radar consoles and control towers today and end their 11-Day rebellion. Their leaders said Only amnesty and third party mediation would bring them Back. The deadlock could be settled in 24 hours or less declared attorney f. Lee Bailey if amnesty were granted and president Nixon stepped in to appoint a mediator. Bailey executive director of the professional air traffic controllers organization read As directed under a court ordered agreement a statement ordering controllers a who Are fit and Abler to return on their next Normal tour of duty the order apparently fell on deaf ears. The Federal aviation administration said there was Little noticeable change in the number of absent controllers who have been calling in sick since the dispute began wednesday of last week. Only 69 of 153 controllers scheduled to work on the Friday night shift showed up at the Faass key regional control Center at Islip l i., which directs High Altitude Jet traffic in sever Al Eastern states on the first shift today 26 of 56 called in sick. At the Chicago Center. 78 of 134 reported in on the night shift about the same As. On pre Vious nights a just because Bailey and toe others say go Back to work that does no to mean anything we re sick a said Larry Johnson a Patch spokesman at. The Washington control Leesburg a a it s fatigue anxiety Center in or you want to Call it a he said. A Federal judge in Cleveland whates called the sick Call absences by some Drivers still out by Gregg Herrington associated press writer Washington a truck Drivers in a few cities remained off their jobs today despite a general return to work by thou Sands of other teamsters following settlement of a three year contract As they abandoned their picket lines and climbed Back aboard their trucks in All but a few cities Friday Union employees were1 mailing to the 425,000 Drivers paper ballot on which they would pass judgment on the new contract. It reportedly Calls for a wage hike of $1 10 an hour Over the life of the pact. J Wildcat strikes occurred in scattered cities after the old contract expired at Midnight tuesday and despite thursdays settlement Drivers in some areas were still off the Job today. In Cleveland most of the 3,500 teamsters involved refused to return to work police reported one Rig was stopped and. Three shots were fired through the Windshield. The Driver was in twi. Union leaders Here issued a statement deploring violence a it Drivers were also opt in Tampa fla., where a dispute has erupted following the dismissal of 10 men at a single company. And trucking operations in St. Louis were at a standstill because leaders of the 9,500 teamsters said they had received no official work lao go Back to work. 125 Ohio controllers a child s May Quot and demanded they pure l their alleged illnesses a Quot fifth medical certificates. Although flight delays and cancellations were common especially in the East and Midwest where schedules have been Cut in half a the airline Industry for the first time reported Shorter delays and fewer cancellations indicating it was beginning to adjust. Bailey stressed be was being sincere in ordering the men Back but said he would Only be lying if be thought they would listen. �?o1 Don t see How this statement could be effective unless the government Abandons its efforts. To muscle these men Quot with threats of dismissal Tail and see controllers pm be 8
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