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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - April 9, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy through Friday cooler Toight and Friday a cart tonight in 40a High Friday 6s to 71 Washington daily news if you do Mot got your paper. Owl ton 114 it Twain a 9� and 1 00 0�?~ctarti. And on a til a 09 live Rad to you established 1909 ten pages Washington North Carolina. Thursday afternoon april 9, 1970 Datov except sunday Apollo delay b backup Man practising a no Rev a i a m 1 by Howard Benedict a aerospace writer Cape Kennedy Fla api a backup astronaut John l. Swigert or. Begins a crash train ing program today to determine whether he can replace a Mea ales threatened member of the Apollo 13 Crew in time to take off for the Moon saturday Swigert is to climb aboard a spaceship simulator with James a. Lowll or. And1 Fred w. Haise or. To practice such critical Maneu vers _ As rendezvous and Docking in lunar orbit and abort situations on the launch pod and near the Moon the big question is whether Swigert who has never flown in space can work smoothly with the other two in Maneu vers that require Cloae and rapid coordination. Lovell. Haise and Thomas k Mattingly ii have practice together As a team More than two years first As backup pilots for Apollo 11, Many a first Moon Landing Mission and then As the prime Crew for Apollo 13. Observers say they Are a superbly coordinated team Mattingly has t been dropped from the Mission but All indications Are that he will be because of his exposure and Lack of immunity to German measles Lovell the Apollo 13 commander and a Veteran of three previous space flights reportedly voiced initial opposition to a late substitution but later agreed to give Swigert a Chance. Lovell May make the Al could be launched to reach that target or Charles a. Berry the astronauts Quot personal physician said wednesday night that Mattingly s chances of catching German measles Are a very very High Quot Griffin picks up White House phone to say a a it a hopeless or Leo but ii i. M if wart 111 associated press writer Washington a it a shortly after noon wednesday re pub bean whip Robert p Gniffin stepped off the Senate floor picked up a cloakroom Telephone arid called1 the white1 House a it s he told Kenneth Belieu. An aide in the con Apollo Crew Only if his blood samples showed a sudden Rise in antibodies to German measles. Berry said this was unlikely but tests were continuing. The Carrier of the disease who exposed the other Apollo 13 crewmen is Charles Duke one of the backup astronauts along with Swigert and John w Young blood tests showed that Lovell Haise and Swigert. Are immune to the disease but not Mattingly Berry said Duke apparently caught the measles from children of a Friend in the astronaut Community near Houston s manned spacecraft Center. Although Duke did not break out in a rash until last sunday he was infectious four Days before that when he had considerable Contact with the other Apollo 13 crewmen with an incubation Pend of 14-21 Days that Means that Mattingly could come Down with measles during the critical period when he would be orbiting the Moon alone while Lovell and Haise were on the surface that could affect his ability to conduct the rendezvous and Docking Maneu vers after Lovell tial decision after the trials Are and Haise launched themselves boys club by High a a _ a Neth Belieu. An aide in Matingly would be retained to Tefet itza Loti session Al list so it tier i a member of the Apollo 13 the Roll Call vote on Rolls along but anxious moments Lay ahead due in Pari to a last my Ute White House Inch that Back fired and a senator who tarried to Chat with some frenchmen for Griffin and other a Miro ration leaders there had been increasing doubt since the sen ate rejected a Notum monday to Send the embattled nomination Back to the judiciary Commil a apr. Complete Friday. The commander according to informed sources preferred postponing the flight from saturday until the next favourable launch Date May 9, so he would keep his a Rew intact from the Moon. Each astronaut team has a tendency to develop its own procedures in months of working and living together Swigert although Well qualified to work with Young and. Lovell and Haise Hope to land Duke might not. Fit the pattern in the ancient lunar Highlands of of Lovell and Haise especially Fra Mauro and saturday is the in the fast paced requirements Only Day in april in which they of an abort situation or. Leo w Jenkins president of East Carolina University and a member of the Board of directors of the boys club of Greenville will deliver the keynote address at the april 14 organizational meeting of the Board of directors of the boys club of Washington the event will be held at the local Holiday inn beginning at seven o clock. Or. Jenkins will be introduced by rep w. R. Bill Roberson or. Other officials attending include r. W. Wally Howard chairman of the Board of the boys club of Greenville Richard Ullom executive director of the Greenville club and Errol Sewell regional boys club representative from Atlanta Georgia. Other features of the evening will include a musical presen Tali on by the boys club choir of Greenville and a specially prepared film from president Nixon former chairman of the National Board of boys clubs of America. Invitations have been extended to concerned citizens of Washington As a concerted Effort begins to provide a a place to go. And a Way to grow Quot for the less privileged boys of this Community. An outgrowth of the banquet could Well be a firm commitment from the leaders of Washington that the boys Chib slogan a building juvenile decency a is to become a reality with far reaching effects for the Community. Supreme court nominee g. Harr old Carswell was still 30 minutes away but there was no need to Rush the word to president Nixon that his Senate leaders now said the cause was doomed he apparently already knew. And there was no need to Tell the leaders of those who opposed the presidents second nominee from the South. They too already knew. They had for Days that vote was s3 to 44 on the surface a solid vote of conf dance but to those in the sen ate who knew. It was a fragile moment of reprieve there still seemed a Chance to Kin Cut a 1h7 it Twy mid Griffin until sometime after 9 o clock tuesday night chief White House lobbyist William Timmons called Griffin at Home to say word had come through Illinois Republican circles that sen Charles h Perry would As feared he in the Nippo Sutton ramp "1 knew then that the very Best we could Hope for was a tie Quot said Griffin the Hope i Hen rested chiefly with three Republican Winston or nuts of Vermont. Mar Garet Chase Smith of Maine. Marlow w Cook of Kentucky but Cook was the i a att migh Tiffin Derting in go into specific other sources on both sides said this was the situation the Independent hut Minen Quot tial mrs Smith was believed to he a qty undecided torn he Tweh Quot wanting a w i Glt the Republican Quot As she confided to on Friend and being genuinely opposed to Carswell prouly. Faring a stiff re election Battle against a Liberal Democrat who has made an Issue of Carswell was agreeable to go either Way lust As Long As he was t the swing vote a Cook was the kicked he came Early in the alphabet said one Souter in the opposition Camp besides this source added. They Only needed. Cook and considered mrs Smith and Prouty As insurance the 44 year old freshman had Ted the administrations Unac Resit tue Nam it two r a Haynsworth or last fall he vol de for Carswell in the judiciary committee and signed a letter earlier this week if which a commit tee majority urged the Senate not to Send the Nomina ton Back to comm tee he even voted against recon Mitton. Declaring that it was ducking the Issue to do other Wise. But be was known to he Trou bled by charges of racism and mediocrity against the nominee and he was being careful to Tell no one or at least no one who was talking what he would do Griffe was on the floor listen ing to the final minutes of the last three hour of Debato when Howard Baker of ten neater found Quot him to say that Cooktop. Was lost Quot that was when i called the White Hidur said in Tux. The while House however apparently already knew Al though there Are conflicting ver a Tolp As to How and when they found a Ait and no explanation of of Lam Cook said he did not reach an unchangeable decision until tuesday afternoon White driving Hack from a White ceremony at which president Nixon awarded 11 posthumous medals of Honor court hearing arguments in Charlotte school Case Richmond a. A the 4th . Circuit court of appeals hears arguments today in a North Carolina school Case that May eventually provide the basis for a supreme court test of Nixon administration views on enforced school desegregation. At Issue is. A stay until sept. 1 granted by . District. Judge James b. Mcmillan of Charlotte n.c., on his original order that the Charlotte Mecklenburg county school District be totally desegregated elementary schools by april 1 and other schools in Early May. That stay was granted in the Wake of president Nixon s desegregation policy statement March 24 after the appeals court earlier had ordered a deferment pending today shearing of that part of Mcmillan a order that pertained to massive busing to achieve racial balance. In a Brief filed wednesday with the appeals court As a Friend of the court the Justice department suggested Mcmillan might have abused his discretion in ordering Broad scale busing of pupils in the Urban area containing approximately 84,500 students. The court should consider said the Justice department whether Mcmillan a invoked a remedy so extreme As to constitute an abuse of discretion in ordering the Crosstown busing of 13,300 pupils. The government however found two a difficulties Quot in the a position of the school Board regarding the order. The Board it said had categorically declined to consider altering the Grade Structure in the schools and had ruled out pairing or grouping a moving grades from one school to another. It said the Board was Obliga Ted to explore1 these possibilities. Also questioned was the boards acceptance of the limitation that no District to which White pupils Are assigned have less than 60 per cent White pupils. The government said that a while such a ratio might be acceptable in such circumstances we do not believe it can be used to perpetuate a Friend of the court Brief filed by the National education association upheld Mcmillan a plan which required integration by zoning and pairing As Well As by Crosstown busing. Mcmillan s original order of feb 5 used a portion of an integration plan proposed by the school boar plus suggestions of an outside educational consultant appointed by the judge or. John Finger of Rhode Island College. Although the judge has said about 13,300 pupils would be bused outside their neighbourhoods under the plan other is see Charlotte Page 2� $6 million w asted Pentagon Washington apr in one six month period the defame department permitted the Purchase of to million in defense production equipment although similar equipment stood Idle and ready for use at two army commands the Genera accounting office reports. The unneeded expenditure of 16. Million was blamed on the fact that the Idle equipment was not reported As available for use elsewhere Gao investigated the area of government owned Industrial Plant equipment because of interest. By the House appropriations commit tot and the loin economic committee the report said. Specifically the investigation found that the defense department holds some 34.000 pieces of Industrial equipment valued at $500 million. The equipment is available to private Industry for use in defense production the 34,000 pieces were assigned to 176 a packages a each containing equipment necessary for production of a specific de sense item like artillery pieces rifles tanks or ammunition Cas fags. Brother Dies in Virginia i. R. Swindell of Hampton va., brother of Guy t. Swindell of this City and.at7 a . Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. Funeral services will be held at Ivey memorial Baptist Church in Hampton Friday at 3 30 . Or. Swindell a native of Pamlico county had Ben an employee of the Newport news shipyard for 45 years. Surviving Are his wife two daughters mrs. Bert Wood Mansee or. Of Hampton a. And mrs. Clarence Bynum of Newport news a. One brother Guy t. Swindell of this City and three Sisters mrs. Fred Alcock of Hampton va., mrs. Nick Wilem of Newport news a. And mrs. Cyril Flous Burg of Bill Flower Calif. South s losses huge . Combat dead highest since August report says postmaster Speaks out Blount a system is real problem by Mark Brown associated press writer Washington apr postmaster general Winton m. Blount an advocate of postal Reform Long before the nations first mail strike nearly shut Down the postal service says the Agency a greatest problem is not Money or manpower but a the the system., says Blount places responsibility for moving the mails with the postmaster general but leaves the purse strings with Congress demands 20th Century service from an 18th Century Structure and promises total collapse if left unchanged. A the Post office department has been in serious trouble for years a Blount told a congressional committee this week. Now with last months mail strike fresh in most lawmakers minds the postmaster general a year Long Battle for postal reorganization May be nearing a successful conclusion. In an associated press interview Blount discussed his departments problems and the Hopes for improvement held out by reorganization. Q what do you consider to be the greatest problem facing the Post office department today a. Its the system. The postmaster general has the responsibility for running the Post office but he can to determine what his costs will be or set the prices the costs and prices Are set by Congress. We done to determine the investment policy the capital a nil i ties and the tools we have to work with. That a set by Congress. The Post office just has no control Over the vital decisions that affect How it operates q. You Are now in the process of negotiating with the seven recognized postal employees unions on a form of reorganization acceptable to both the administration and the workers have you reached agreement on any Broad areas a. In the settlement reached last week with the employ yes or ionization a. We agreed to a ret Tive 8 per cent pay increase a a not Only for postal employees but All government workers and a Muniu wac to the military that is without any qua Lif a cations. We also agreed to an additional 8 per cent pay increase for workers Only dependent on passage of postal reorganization legislation. We have set Friday As the Date to come up with a reorganization plan and we Hope to have one sooner q recognizing details of the reorganization plan Are still being negotiated what would be generally some of its elements a. We be still got a lot of ground to cover but we Are in general agreement that any plan will provide for collective bargaining on pay working conditions and other issues generally subject to such bargaining in private Industry. By George is pkg associated press writer Saigon it apr the new enemy offensive pushed american Battlefield deaths last week to their highest weekly total in six months and inflicted the heaviest South vietnamese losses in More than two years. The allies weekly casualty report said 138 american 754 South vietnamese and 3.336 North vietnamese and Viet Cong were killed in action while i,t79 americans and 1,718 government troops were wounded % new school f funding is urged Washington a the House appropriations commit tee recommended thursday $4.127 billion in new funds to finance expanded Federal education program. In the first of a dozen Money Bills for the fiscal year starting july 1, the committee approved $744.5 million More than presi Dent Nixon requested and $312.9 million More than was appropriated for the current year. The increase Over amounts requested by the president included $440 million for school assistance in areas affected by Feder Al activities the president had said he would request $425 million for this purpose later in the year. The committee decided to make the Money available without waiting for a formal request. The committee approved substantial evaluation of existing programs. The Bill scheduled for a House vote next week included $1.8 foil1 lion for Aid to elementary and secondary education. This is $1&.2 million More than the president requested of the increase $160 9 million was earmarked for assistance to Educa tonally deprived children contemporary. It a a a service set the first presbyterian Church Here will have a special contemporary service sunday morning at 9 o clock. The service will include the guitar Folk the enemy total was the High est in seven months an informed source said the St Pup in enemy attacks and the increased Allied casualties would be a Factor in president Nixon s decision on further american troop withdrawals from Vietnam . Added Quot this Type of action was fully anticipated we have said All along the enemy Lias the capability of launching highpoint. It is not something unanticipated. It has figured in the equation for troop withdraw a in All along athe weekly summary raised the total number of american casualties reported in the War to 41,274 killed and 272.281 wounded the Saigon government s military casualties total i03, killed and 212,086 wounded while the allies claim to have killed 618,061 a i the enemy. In the first week of the 1968 Tel offensive the enemy a Quot biggest of the War the allies re ported 416 americana. 784 South vietnamese troops and 15.690 North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops killed or a 13-1 kill ratio in favor of the allies. Israelis denying they hit Village by the press Egypt showed foreign correspondents More than 50-children it said were kilted or wounded in an israeli raid on a Village in the Eastern Nile Delta wednesday a Israel said it had motion Pic Tures to prove that its planes struck Only military targets in the raid which Egypt claimed killed 30 school chide in and wounded 70 civilians israeli defame minister Moshe Dayan said shortly after the raid he sent planes to photo graph the attack zone. He said the films showed his planes hit Only military targets. Dayan said he was willing to show the pictures &Quot&Quot.perhaps, the egyptians did keep some children within the military installation he told a my the interviewer a and if they did so then of cd Birse they to upon themselves a very heavy responsibility a the egyptians said the civilian casualties occurred in the Village of Bahrel Bakr. And the casualties were taken to the Hospi Tal in the town of Al Rous Saneya. In the Delta 25 Miles Northwest of Ismail a. Pinner resigns town Post ily Elizabeth Hail new f Arr Esponde Belhaven Richard in inner town manager Here since. November 196�. Tendered us resignation in a Surprise move monday night at the april meeting of the town Board of aldermen Pinner said he would like to be replaced my later than. June 30 he indicated that he wishes to travel abroad under a program available to retired military people. Pinner a Belhaven native retired from military service last july after 26 years of eerie a a Lewis Dibble electrical Engineer if Washington spoke briefly on the upgrading of the electrical system of the town pointing out the first phase replacing secondary Linea and bringing the electrical sub station up to Date to take care of the necessary kilowatt hours demand for the summer. The Hoard unanimously approved this program Eire chief Russel Johnston reported two focal alarms and three Rural alarms he also reported that there were two local and six Rural Rescue squad alarms with two injuries and two Sec dinner. Tags 2� bulletin Washington Lapi presi Dent Nixon will give the nation an a update report Quot on Vietnam in a live television radio address from the White House next thursday. Announcing this thursday press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler said Nixon would talk for 10 to 15 minutes at 9 pm est thursday and is seeking free air time from All networks Road closing set the state Highway commission announced today that it will it Isit a sketch Ltd of in 9u3 in Pitt mainly White its forces a Bridge no 903 will tie closed on april 14 the announcement said. The Road will be closed from no 33 to or 1551 for a period of eight weeks while a Bridge is being con Quot strutted Over Briery swamp. During the eight weeks traffic will be detoured for Al Miles Over or 1538 John Gray Road and no 33. Center for Blind teaching people to Cook by touch by Edith m 1.edkrek associated press writer . A Rose Marie Gray Ley snifter a her freshly baked custard held up a slightly red Finger and said a Only one bump not bad Dorothy Daniels Bent Over an electric oven counted four blobs of glue on the temperature dial and exclaimed a to got i�?350 degrees a Linda havens batted her right music Organ selections poetry hand hesitantly in the air until and narrations v / amont those participating will be mrs. Forrest Brown organist mrs Harry Carpenter guitarist Shepherd grist narrator miss Melody Hinds and miss Vicki grist and r. T Deffenbaugh this special service will be 45 minutes in length and will be concluded in time for the regular sunday school classes. The traditional 11 00a.m. Service will also follow mrs. Harry Carpenter is directing the service. She touched the Edge of her casserole dish. A there it is Quot she declared these three Young women were cooking lunch a task performed daily by millions of women but for them there was a difference each is Blind. Since 1954, the orientation Center for the Blind a state run school has been teaching Blind and partially sighted men and women to Cook by touch some with gourmet results. Instructor Jane Teeter says there Are Many difficulties such As learning to handle hot pots and pans finding the right ingredient and measuring them properly and knowing when a dish is finished some sugar cookies have turned out a Little Salty and some hamburgers have been a Little too Well done mrs Teeter said in an interview but anyone who takes the course for four to six months can learn to Cook at the end of the course each student Cooks a Complete meal for eight persons with food the student has purchased in a supermarket. While shopping or. Teeter said Blind people must rely on store employees. Otherwise they May end up with canned peaches instead of canned peas 1 in the centers Kitchen the cans drawers shelves a pans and measuring cups Are labelled in braille dials on the1 oven Are marked with blobs of glue every 50 degrees starting at 200 de Grees Rea Ding from a braille recipe 22 year old Rosemarie a Long Beach state College student began heating milk for her Cus lard. The problem a to figure out when it was just about to boil a you stick your Finger in it and when it s hot you know its time Quot mrs. Teeter explained. A if it boils you la hear Lynda. 32-year-old Santa Cruz Mother of two put the finishing touches on her casserole sex pain my Quot i m not a Good Cook i be made hamburgers and pancakes and flipped one Over on top of the other and. Never known said 19-year-old Dorothy of Bakersfield a i like to Cook so far i be made some pork chops pancakes fruit salad chocolate pie and. Peach upside Down cake. I guess they were pretty Good. There was t anything left a they ate it All up Quot \
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