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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - April 29, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy Rattler warm a Ltd humid through thursday with High in upper 70a and Low Hgt a a fwd Tamid a to mid vote on saturday Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Do i ms814s Between a so and Tab o Dort and it me will be de liver and to Emu. Established 1909 sixteen pages Washington North Carolina. Wednesday Ahi Nook april 29. 1970 daily except sunday Board awards courthouse contracts courtroom record unfolds on the Kopechne inquiry Nixon again Confidence in expresses e conomy by Hill Neikirk associated press writer Washington api amid growing concent Over the Stock markets Long and Sharp decline. President Nixon again has expressed optimism the nations Economy will pick up steam this summer after a painful leveling off process a frankly if i had any Money id be buying stocks right now Quot Nixon told a visiting business group tuesday in an informal 35-minute Chat on the troubled Economy the president said a spokesman for the group said he will make a major report to the nation dealing with the Economy and other matters in about two weeks. As Nixon exuded Confidence in. The Economy or. Paul w. Mccracken chairman of the Council of economic advisers said in Dalias the economic slowdown that began last year should mean Price increases will begin to level off later this year. In contrast to the administration s optimism the gloom on Wall Street continued the Stock Market Dove again tuesday and reached the lowest Point in six years for the second Day in a Row. The Dow Jones Industrial average dropped 10.82 Points to 724.33the lowest since the Day president Kennedy was assassinated in november 1963. The Industrial average had fallen monday by 12.14 Points. The Market slump Lias been blamed in part on the business Community s growing concern about the Nixon administration s ability to bring inflation under control and also Over generally poor earnings by major companies. Another sign of the slowdown appeared tuesday when the nations big three steel companies announced their profits had dipped by More than 30 per cent despite increased revenues during the first Quarter o the year . Steel said prof a chopped just Over 30 per cent by Lehem 34 per cent and Republic steel 34 per cent. The nations largest automakers have reported similar profit declines. Boy shows improvement a Ojman beings of nubian m Achin eat with americana increasingly caught in the tension of technological straight jackets education is being asked to help students develop their sensual emotional and intellectual capacities As human beings and not As just potential bread winners. Jones Junior High is beginning a summer program aimed at developing me whole Man with Hopes of eventually including it in the regular curriculum. Staff photo by Litchfield Jones Junior High aiming at future note there will be a. Meeting tonight of parents interested in the summer enrichment program to be offered at Jones Junior High As outlined in the following Story. By de Walker or Scarf writer parents who remember when a the classics a made up the bulk by Walter r. Wears associated press writer Boston it a it the courtroom record unfolds at last to lift v a a i i i he Iru Juir into v. \ us of the summer night Mary to Kopechne died in sen Edward m. Kennedy s automobile Suffolk county Superior court was to release the transcript and the findings of a secret inquest held in january into the drowning of the 28-year-old Secretary. She was killed last july 18 when Kennedy s car plunged from a narrow Bridge on Chap Island and overturned into a Pond below. Kennedy failed to report the Accident Tor More than 10 hours a delay he later termed indefensible he pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an Accident re a a lived a two month suspended jail sentence and a year s probation the 704-Page transcript and the 12-Page report of judge James a. Boyle who presided behind the closed doors of Edgar town District court represent the last official to a Case that Shook american politics in the Bleak aftermath of the Accident Kennedy said he was considering resigning from the Senate and asked the people of Massachusetts to Register their opinions. He received a predictable vote of Confidence in an outpouring of letters and Tele see Konchne. Page 16 mrs Arnold d. Allen passes mrs Arnold Dunbar Allen age 75, of i 1, Paniego died this morning in the fungo District Hospital after a critical illness of one week she was a member of the Union Grove Church of Christ and the widow of the late Elden Allen who preceded her in death in 1964 survivors Are two daughters mrs. La Lon Gray of Pantego and mrs. Norman Brown of Norfolk a. Four sons Arnold Allen of Missouri Ronald Allen of Kansas City Kansas Nelson Allen of Pantego and Frank Allen of Norfolk a. One sister mrs. Edith Linton of Hopewell a. Three Brothers Claude and Caswell Dunbar of Paniego and Preston Dunbar of Hopewell a. 20 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The funeral arrangements Are incomplete pending arrival of the children and will be announced later by Paul funeral Home in re Haven award winning to Truema family Boerema of Hyde dutch immigrants named farm family of year the family of a dutch immigrant who arrived in the United states 21 years ago with $100 in his pocket and Hope in Hui heart was a named North Carolinas farm family of the year today a i guess we be been Lucky but we be worked hard too a said Gerritt Boerema operator of a Dairy farm in the Grassy Ridge Section of sparsely settled Hyde county on northeastern North Carolina s Atlantic coast selection of the Boerema family Tor the Honor by the of s department of agriculture s Farmers Home administration was announced at a luncheon in Washington. N. C or and mrs. Boerema came to the United states in 1949 English Well and.,i had no one to turn to for advice in a Nguc country a a after several years working on farms in Missouri and Minnesota. The Boerema moved to Hyde county in 1957 they turned a Marshland covered with from Stoch Teien Holland. Reeds and scrub Pines into what shortly after they were married a i had $100 in my pocket when the statue of Liberty Cakri i?11 into Boerema recalled in an interview a i could t speak the Cha Calls a one of the most modern and efficient Dairy farms in the state Quot Boerema started with seven see farm family. Page 16 labor count schools adopt new scheduled budget proposals Kenneth Woolard continues to of school curriculum often ask show Good improvement at Duke what Ever happened to the idea Hospital according to word received this morning from there. The 24 year old boy who underwent. Open heart surgery last week is apparently enjoying himself now As improvement comes. Meanwhile Darrell. Martin chairman of the Kenneth Woolard fund reported today that there Are $6,926.94 in the fund. That classical literature an acquaintance with Beethoven writing skills and some knowledge of Art were an essential part of education. In All fairness to the schools today however it is probably True that most parents Only like a a the classics themselves in retrospect and All but a few can Only remember names. It is doubtful whether those who had to memorize line after line of poetry necessarily enjoy More poetry As adults than students today will when they take their places As bread winners. It is also not Correct to say that the schools Are not Tea Ching these things education has gone through Many transitions even in Washington since the old Bridge and second Street High school. Public education became More a a jobs oriented or More a a realistic As technology spread and Beethoven became a luxury. The space age accelerated the shift and Beethoven was left High and dry. Students and parents demanded a teach us things we can use Quot in rapid order the humanities teachers found their budgets growing Slimmer and the science teachers budgets getting fatter. _. Although this perhaps is still 2 pm thursday in the i Ikeno a. L. Chapel Samuel cordon Dies last night Samuel r. Cordon age 77, died in the elks rest Home Here tuesday night. He had been in failing health for the past several years. Funeral services will be held at at Aurora Aurora a a comprehensive labor Survey of the Aurora area to determine the number of people available for employment in Industrial planto starts Friday and will continue for 1.4 Days it was announced today. The results of the Survey being conducted by the Aurora development company inc. And the . Employment Security commission will be tabulated by the employment Security commission according to sex age groups commuting status schooling and present work status and put in Book form. The Facto can be used by Industry Hunting organizations to present to prospective industries. Twenty thousand Survey forms Are being distributed through the schools and others placed. In the Multi purpose centers and stores throughout the area. In planning for the coming fiscal year the Washington City school Board last night adopted two local budgets Tor presentation to the county commissioners and one City supplement budget. The current expense budget of $349,104 for the upcoming year along with a capital outlay budget of $46,520 represent increases Over last years budget current expense last year was $291,607 with a capital outlay of $36,570 the increases however according to superintendent Jasper Lewis a do not reflect a budget of advancement but a budget of continuation of present programs. The increases Quot Lewis said a Are due to increases in salaries operating costs and a reduction of 12 state allotted teachers.�?�. The loss of teachers to a result of the establishment of a private school in the City functioning this year for the first time the City supplement budget figure to $96,992 also representing an increase Over the 887,092 of last year. The City supplement is provided for by a 20 cent tax Levy _ inside the City school District. It to used to supplement teacher salaries and employ special personnel. Current expense budget funds provide Money from the county for the operation of City schools. This includes administrative funds instructional services not state funded local share of vocational teachers salary operation of Plant facilities maintenance of Plant fixed charges of retirement pay and social Security and auxiliary charges for librarians and the trainable class at Tayloe. Despite the reduction of 12 Sec school Page 16 work set to Start shortly the Beaufort county Board of com missioner a a mfg oved tuesday night the letting of contracts Tota mgl 1.428.971 for a county cour�ok5c Here the action came jut Short of two years after county voters approved a 815 million Bond which will replace the present Structure built about 1800 construction on the three Story or try Structure to set to Start within 30 Days it is expected to by completed within 18 months because of a shortage of Money the commissioners decided to delete the elevators from the original general can tract bid. But agreed to give the coot Rad or a letter of intent to add the expenditure in before construction is completed prior to approving the final bid figure the Hoard approved a number of and on and deduct alternates which affected the final bid figures the bids let were As follows a a Leo Hawkins of Greenville general contract $1,071.913 climate Craft of Washington heating and air conditioning $147,118. I Renoir plumbing company of Kinston plumbing. $99,40 a Campbell electrical company of Wilson electrical. 8118.848 with final approval voted. Chairman Alton Cayton said a i have been waiting for this a Long plans Tor building the new Cour Hodke had been plagued by one delay after another since the Bonds were voted m May of 1988 the building will be located on the North Side of weat second Street across from the present Beaufort county agricultural building in other actions the Board a authorized sheriff Jack Harris to employ three jailers nit her than the present two to maintain around the clock service at the jail in an Effort to fill vacancies on the staff with Shorter shifts a proved a request Tor $25,000 to help finance a water line to the Seacrest Marine company location on the old prison comp property provided the firm can pay off the end debt Edness on the land bought from the county. The commissioners said it has no Money with which to meet the request for the water line but would use Money the company paid the county for the land to meet the request if that was possible. A under plans for the project the county would pay for the materials needed and the City of Washington would provide the labor to make available the service to the new Industry county attorney William p Mayo was authorized to present the position of the Board to Seacrest officials. Bulletin Washington it a it the Pentagon announced today the United states Wilt Send advisers tactical air strikes and other support for South vietnamese operations in Cambodia see program Page 16 one Escapee shot four trick Craven Jailer new Bern n. C. Apr a Deputy put a Bullet through the shoulder of one of four jail escapees tuesday might after the men jumped from their car at a Roadblock and tried to flee into nearby Woods. The four had fled from the Craven county jail Only an hour and a half earlier. They tricked the 09-year-old Jailer into opening a Ceil door jumped him and choked him grabbed his keys and ran out of the jail. Police were not sure where the men got the Auto. The wounded Man was identified As Lawrence Stepney 28. He was treated at a Hospital and taken Back to jail. Sheriffs Deputy e. E. Row said the prisoners it jumped out of their car at a Roadblock on . 70, about 14 Miles East of new Bern and Only 31-3 Miles from the jail. As the four fled toward some Woods Rowe yelled Tor them to Stop. As they kept running he brought one of them Down with a shot. All four then surrendered the other three escapees identified As Charlea Hampton 22 Leonard Trask 21, and Ronald Galloway. Jailer Fred a. Mcroy talking in a whisper shortly after the Jailbreak told How toe of the prisoners tricked him into unlocking the door to the cell of three of the prisoners. A doctor said the choking left Mcroy barely Able to talk because of temporarily swollen a vocal chords. One of the prisoners called Mcroy to his Ceil and said his two cellmate were threatening see Escapee shot Page 18 funeral Home Chapel in Greenville by the Rev. Lemuel Hardison pastor of the ranters Creek Church of Christ burial will be in Pamlico memorial gardens Here or. Cordon was born and reared Here but had made his Home in Grimesland for a number of years. He was a member of the ranters Creek Church of Christ and a Veteran of world War i. His wife the former Leona Quot Hardy Moore of Griffe Saiid died in 1966. Surviving Are two step sons Louis g. Moore of Newport Beach Calif and William a. Moore of the Home four stepdaughters mrs. Jack Dowdle of Chula vis la Calif mrs. Henry j. Jordan of Williamsburg va., mrs. Wallace g. Gurganus of Biloxi mias and mrs. Charlie d. Elks of Chocowinity and nine step grandchildren new draft director about to review 4. A r t. Orders left behind by Gen. Hershey Washington apr new draft director Curtis b. Tarr to about to review and perhaps rewrite the 39-year accumulation of orders left. Behind by he predecessor Gen. Lewis b. Hershey. In an exclusive interview said he wants to give local boards guidelines to make their decisions More uniform a Reform Long demanded by draft critics. Tarr s remarks a As veiled by academic caution As Hershey s were by Folksy jokes revealed a belief that after three decades of it Octivea from Hershey Many local draft boards still Are not sure How to do their Job. He said Keith Mcwilliams a Des Moines Iowa lawyer will became Bis chief illegal officer within the next month wading into the legacy of orders and memoranda to local boards and state directors. Questioned on other aspects of draft policy Tarr. Confirmed for the first time that president Nixon plans for an All Volunteer army of 2.5 million men As estimated by a commission headed by former defense Secretary Thomas r. Gates. Said the administration does not warn this army full of career soldiers and anticipates volunteers will drop out after Lour to .eight., years make room for Young newcomers disclosed he to campaigning to make the membership of local draft boards younger and More a racially a disclosed that a reduction in the number of local boards which now number 4,087, to being considered. In a message to Congress last thursday president Nixon sought pay raises and benefits to encourage an All Volunteer army. But he warned it could not be achieved quickly and said the draft should be made fairer in the meantime. As a. Start Nixon barred All future occupational agricultural and Parent deferments and sought congressional authorization to phase out student exemptions. Said Tarr in the interview a fall of the other thinking that 1 know of concerning Reform Relatos to administrative actions that we can take Here and throughout the system
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