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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 4, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Clear a my Coom tonight a it a a a i a Copl saturday except i it Cloudy Watt portion. A a it it to Fusil k a i Elm Iralu Rutay Tipper Sto to 60 Christmas Parade sunday at 4 p. M. Washington daily news if you do not got your paper Between t so a my ? 00 o clock and of Vlf be Detliv Towl to you is famished 1909 twelve pages Washington North Carolina. It pay a 4, 1970 Muty exc if sunday set dealt r w life never awake stunning never asleep setback by Jules Loh a news Maiare writer never Folly awake never Ounda it asleep never unbearably uncomfortable never at ease the world of the american prisoner of War in North Vietnam is a Twilight world in which he Doea not live but vegetated gradually the tread Miu of deprivation and routine flattens his wit and crushes his initiative until he respond not to ideas or even to hunger or pain but like Pavlov a dogs Only to the sound of a Gong that say men who have endured it is the ultimate ordeal of the Quot Hanoi the isolation and Monotony of the Pris on they say surpasses in psychological horror and human degradation All the beatings and rata and diarrhoea and morning emptying of the Honey bucket. Quot if you think Only in terms of physical torture you miss the subtlety of what we mean by a inhumane treatment Quot said air Force col. Norris m Overly who spent five months As a Pris Oner of the North vietnamese and la now attending the nation al War College in Washington. . Quot a military Man can anticipate beatings can even expect it from someone who wants information. What he can t contend with is the sameness the same Celther same soup the same propaganda the same. Every hog Quot other former prisoner concur. Even men like Navy it. Robert freshman. Exploding shrapnel shattered Frishman s right Elbow when he was shot Down oct 24, 197 he was taken prisoner and released 21 months later his Elbow still unhealed and Hia weight Down 3 pounds he now is recuperating in san Diego. Quot the actual physical thing in t so bad Quot he said of his prison experience. Quot i was struck with Rodu and had knives jabbed at me and i was slapped around and tied up with ropes on my bad Arm but its the Iso see prisoners Pago 12 demo execs of popular primary . Police seize Siy re weathermen by Richard Boudreaux associated press writer new York a police said they seized six Weatherman radicals today who detectives said were preparing to fire bomb an East Side Bank in commemoration of a Chicago police raid a year ago when Black Panther Leader Fred Hampton and another Panther were killed. The six whose activities had been closely watched by detectives since september were seized outside the first National City Bank on Madison Avenue at East 91st Street. Detectives said they had followed the weathermen As they Rode in taxicabs to the Bank and prepared to Light fuses on Large milk bottles containing gasoline. As two detectives watched from an unmarked car four others posing As drunks in tattered clothing moved in and seized four Young persons holding the homemade explosives and two others serving As lookouts the police said. One of the weathermen told. Detectives the attempt was the Quot first of a series of bombings to celebrate the murder of Fred he Aid a new York City target was chosen Quot because president Nixon is coming the president is due in new York to speak at a meeting of the National association of manufacturers tonight. Raleigh apr the North Carolina democratic executive committee has approved a move designed to give the people a greater voice in selecting presidential nominees by bringing presidential preference primaries to the state. The 175-member committee approved the proposal overwhelmingly at a session thursday in which it also a adopted a new process of selecting delegates to the National democratic convention. A voted to change the time of precinct meetings from saturday afternoon to tuesday night. A unanimously reelected Eugene Simmons of Tarboro As party chairman. The primary proposal was recommended to the committee by a democratic study commission headed by James b. Hunt of Wilson. Hunt told the committee Quot the most important decision we make As a party is the Deci Sion As to who will be our nominee for president. We believe All registered democrats should be Given an Opportunity to participate in this most important Hunt also gave two other reasons for having primaries. He said they would enhance North i see demos Page fill bulletin Washington apr unemployment Rose to 5.8 per cent of the nations work Force last month the highest level in 74 years the government reported today. At the same time average weekly earnings of some 45 million rank and file workers dropped 66 cents to 1121.07 per week because of Shorter working hours said the Bureau of labor statistics. By Lawrence l. Knutson a i or fated Preat writer Washington a Mora concerned with the environment than appeals to technological Progress the Senate has dealt a stunning and perhaps fatal a Topo it the plane president Nixon wants As the flagship of the nations global Jet Fleet backers of the set project trying to rally from the Shock of thursday s .12-41 vote to kill $290 m ill ton Ufi it set of tuft Fly Money said they would try to Salvage at least part of the program in a House Senate conference the victors Savouring the taste of their 11-vote Triumph say there is Little Chance the Senate or even the House would now approve a conference report containing any of the $290 million appropriation originally earmarked to cont Cirrue work on two set prototypes it was a personal Victory for sen. William Proxmire d-wt., who in two previous tries could Muster no More than 23 votes to Stop the project he has called an environmental monster an economic ship of fools and a flying White elephant. And it was a personal defeat for the president who had mustered his personal influence and the weight of the executive Branch to save a program he called essential to the future of the american aviation Industry. The lost was particularly bitter for two powerful democratic senator a Warren g. Magnuson and Henry m. Jackson whose Home state of Washington is the Headquarters of the economically depressed Boeing aircraft company prime set contractor. The vote Drew it republicans and a number of Southern conservatives into the anti set Camp and most observers found Only one Basic explanation an overriding concern with protecting the environment in an atmosphere in which the set had become rightly or wrongly a Symbol of unplanned Progress and misplaced National priorities the debate that preceded the vote was a catalogue of Poten tial environmental economic and political criticism. Scientific fears were aired that the a st a sonic booms would cause avalanches and kill sea Birds that its exhaust in the upper atmosphere would change global weather and cause chemical reactions that could increase the cases of skin cancer a ��?�., set Page 1> mrs. Frank o. Alford Dies a mrs. Frank 0. Alford the former miss Pauline Smith passed away at the presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte thursday evening a funeral service is to be held saturday afternoon at u 00 of clock at the Harry n. Bryant funeral Home in Charlotte with graveside services sunday afternoon at 2 00 of clock in Louisburg. Mrs. Alford was District Home demonstration agent working out of state College Raleigh with offices in Washington. She made her Home Here for several years was a member of the a disco Book club and sister in Law of mrs. Tiie Smith. Senators seeking restriction in Cambodia May face fight n Ixon Aid Hill i asses of psf a r mat Tamly so Eft Canadian Keene taking might from a tied at the Edge of the Matamo skeet notional wildlife refugee. Make a to it i it in Renaue scene on the Hyde county landscape Refuge official there Are about 7,500 moff it Ese on tax it Ruge this Yea i than last stuff photo by Litchfield it in Montreal britishers freed today a 2 a a. A a a a a r a a by Quebec separation lists Montreal a British envoy James Richard Croas was freed today after spending 60 day6 in a windowless room watched Over around the clock by Quebec separation lists armed with sub machine guns. Despite his Long ordeal a doctors report said Croas was Quot in excellent Quot condition except for the loss of 22 pounds due to the poor Quality of food he was fed. Cuban intermediaries handed Cross Ever after the Canadian government flew his captors to political Asylum in Cuba. Cross was driven to the jewish general Hospital for a checkup in a taped interview on television Cross declared Quot its almost like being out of Heil perhaps Purgatory would of a better he referred to All the Days since his abduction oct. 5 when he never saw the Sun. A it s a Small thing and suddenly you come out of a House and its a Bright Day like today and you suddenly realize How much a Little thing like that that costs you nothing Means in defector probe runs into snare by Carl a Craft associated press writer Washington apr the head of a House subcommittee investigating the lithuanian defector incident angered by a state department officials failure to show for a hearing says he will act to subpoena witnesses if necessary. Rep. Wayne l. Hays a Ohio accused the Nixon administration of freezing the appearance by Deputy undersecretary of state William j. Macomber or. And delaying congressional investigation in the Case of the Asylum seeking Sailor forcibly returned to a soviet vessel. During a 15-minute hearing by the foreign affairs subcommittee thursday the witness chair remained vacant. Saying he could Only guess at the reason Hays told reporters Quot it May be. That it is going to take the White House some time to get All its people rehearsed with their proper in reply a state department spokesman later said Macom it Sce defector Page 12 one s Day today life Quot he said. commissioner in Montreal described his Captivity As Quot a state of suspended he spent a great Deal of time watching television with his captors and estimated he had seen More than 160 films on television. The Exchange for Croes took place at the site of the expo 67 �?�8fii�?Ttjwfc v Premier Robert 43ouras&a, who talked with Cross said the British Diplomat would Fly to Europe today or saturday. City will construct sidewalk degrees meaningless educated experienced he is unemployed a news special by Tom Wells associated press writer Charlotte a for Raj pal Sawhney the distance Between India and charlotte1, n.c., 1s several Miles of disappointment. He came looking for a Job at the wrong time. At any other time Sawhney pronounced Sab hah Nee probably would have had offers from any number of textile1 mils. Several months ago he quit his Job As. Supervisor of 800 persons in a department of a textile Mill in India that employed 12,000 persons. That alone is .im.preaai.ve, but there a More. He has a bachelors degree a masters degree four years in a textile Institute 19 years experience and he s willing to work for $10,000 a year. Sawhney is almost broke now. And with no Good prospects for a Job he is faced with forced return to India when his Money runs out. Unluckily he came to what he thought was the land of milk and Honey when sour grapes was the big topic on Wall Street Many Middle management executives Are out of work jul across North and Boutte Carolina and All across the country. Quot my wife told me before i left a we re quite Well quite Happy Here in our Homeland. You la face a lot of frustration Quot but a said Sawhney Quot it had always been my dream to work in America with the latest technical machines Quot Sawhney spent half his life preparing to come to this country. He told his Story As he sat in the living room of a Friend who came Here from India 10 years ago to work in textiles. Sawhney captivates a listener with his deep Pear shaped tones As he rivets his Brown eyes to another Many a face. At 41, he is grading heavily at the temples and that gives him an outward air of sophistication. He English u impeccable. He could pass for a professor. And he does not Blunder through a conversation. Often a he saw a puzzled expression of an interviewer who was listening to a technical explanation of what he did in the Mill in India. He brought the explanation Down to a lower level but gradually so the listener feel embarrassed. He talked about he failure to find a Job so far As if it were a pleasant experience a Little smile tugging at the Corners of his Broad Mouth every now and then "1 first went to Augusta Georgia where i have friends Quot he said. Quot i went to almost All the employment agencies there after that i went to Philadelphia for two weeks a then it was More employment agencies on to new York. More employment agencies. One interview. No Job. On to Charlotte. More personnel agencies. His face began to betray some of the disappointment and he swept the thick stubby fing ers of one hand across his Jet Black hair. Quot but it is better to wait than go Home Quot he said. Quot everyone is saying the Economy will pick up in 1971.�?� since he has been Here he has received a generous offer from a company building a new Plant in Lagos Nigeria. A letter from the company offers unemployed Page 12 the Washington City Council has taken action to help school children walking to and from p. S Jones Junior High school and Between that school and Washington senior High school Edward a. Wyatt a Washington s City manager today said the Council had instructed him to authorize the City a department of Public works to construct a temporary Asphalt sidewalk along ninth Street Between Market Street and Bridge Stregl Wyatt said the City department will Grade the sidewalk and Asphalt it As soon As the work can be accomplished later the temporary sidewalk will be Tom up and put Down properly when the Washington redevelopment commission moves toward completion of the Urban renewal project in that area of the City. A a the temporary sidewalk will be built on the North Side of ninth Street it was pointed out permanent sidewalks Are constructed in Washington through the participation by property owners along the streets. The action by the City Council is for temporary sidewalk construction la provide a heavy student traffic movement with something to walk on to get students out of the Street and out of mud in bad weather it was pointed out. Hyde will get huffs Grain farm plans for a 35.600 acre Grain farm in Hyde county will be announced at a luncheon at the Brentwood Lodge Here on Friday december l t. Participating in the announcement will be congressman Walter b junes James a Graham North Carolinas of agriculture and Roy Sowers. Director of the North Carolina department of conservation and development known As Mattam skeet farms the project is a joint venture of Cyan amid agricultural corporation a wholly owned subsidiary of american Cyan amid company and Jurd 110 corp. A subsidiary of j. realty development corporation which itself is a subsidiary of John Hancock Mutual life insurance company. Cyan amid will be represented at the luncheon by or. J. G. Affleck general manager agricultural division. C. G. Richert vice president farm loan department will represent John Hancock. Committee by Praia writer Washington fall of m Sena Tow favouring restriction on involvement in Cambodia May be headed for another col it a ton with House Backer of pts Skint Nixon policies for that embattled Southeast asian nation with an earlier Senate move to restrict actions m Cam Bodia the Cooper Church amendment stalemated by the House committee of both Chambers took potentially con Trade cir a step thursday the Senate appropriation committee citing the 56-37 vote last june for the Cooper Church restrictions added a ban on . Combat ground troops for Cambodia to one enacted last year covering lao and thai land the full Senate is expected to to along next week the Howe foreign affairs committee overwhelmingly approved a $550 million supplemental foreign Aid Bill that includes $155 million asked by president Nixon for economic and military Aid to Cambodia it rejected proposed reductions and restrictions on the Aid including a prohibition of troops in Cambodia before tending the Bill to the floor where Ary Roval to virtually certain. A Tajet. A a a spa but the Aid Seq Opst faces Tough going in the s a hate foreign relations committee scheduled to open hearings on it next thursday Secretary of state William p Rogers will i. Milis in Liaison amed Man Raleigh a gov Bob Scott today picked Fred Mills or. Of Wadesboro a Veteran of four terms in the North Carolina general Assembly As his legislative Liaison Man Mills 48. Will be responsible for guiding the governors programs through the 1971 legislative session opening in january. A Mills completed hts fourth Quot term tri the 1969 general Assembly and did not seek re election to the 1971 session. The Post which Mills will fill was held during the 1969 session by former sen Tom White of Kinston. Mills served in the Senate during the 1963 and 1965 sessions and in the House in the 1967 and 1969 sessions Calley trial a army continues less key w fitness by Harry f. Rosenthal associated press writer it Benning a. A the army must proceed in it murder trial of it. William cat Ley without the testimony of a former i who has publicly admitted he slaughtered passive men women and children at my Lai on Calley a orders. Paul David Meadlo persistently refused to testify thursday despite the judge s admonition that Quot if anyone goes to jail its not going to be your lawyer it s going to be but Meadlo continued his refusal on grounds of possible self incrimination and the military judge col. Reid w. Kennedy turned him Over to Federal authorities for prosecution. A Meadlo was escorted from court by military police it Cost the army its potentially most damning witness against Calley charged with engineering 102 deaths. A they got your foot now they want to your ass Meadlo s lawyer. John a Keler told him outside the courtroom. Meadjr s right foot was blown off by a vietnamese mine the Day after Charley company of the 20th infantry s 1st battalion swept through the Hamlet. Meadlo 23. And another Cal Ley platoon member Allen Boyce had been granted immunity from prosecution by maj Gen. Orwin Talbott Corm manding officer of this huge infantry has. Boyce then testified by Meadlo stuck to the fifth amendment. Quot you no longer have any right to refuse to testify Quot judge Kennedy said Quot i done to want to have to do anything to harm you in any Way but i would t hesitate one second to do it if i had to Quot the charge to be brought against Meadlo probably will be refusal to testify a Akin to a Calley
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