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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 7, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather mostly Ftp to through furs Day coid torn get a Fri norne a Wirat warmer to a Day Low to it it Ytit a Hurt tuesday Anund 50. Washington daily news if you do not got your paper dial Majiol Between 0 so and 00 of clock and on will be delivered to you a Lett caikx1na, monday afro noon Daut Swiss ambassador victim of brazilian kidnapping share be teamsters strike fuel Oil flow May be stopped commissioners take oath or. Bessie Cherry Beau Fon county clerk of court administers the oath to member. Of the new Beaufort county Board of commissioners. They Are from left Calvin Pittman of can Cimity Jack Swindell of Bath Lin Wood Cay ton of Aurora m. D. I red Whis Nant c4 Belhaven and Stancil Lilley of Washington it Timon and Lilley Are new members of the Board succeeding Alton Cayton of Chocowinity and one Boyd whose terms expired and who did not seek re election. It staff photo by Litchfield Swindell elected Board chairman three new Gardner critical Rel Init Quot of republicans a it More than 1.300 teamsters Union Drivers in Michigan and Northern Ohio walked off their Joba sunday night in a strike which could eventually Stop the flow of fuel Oil in areas from Kentucky to North Dakota More than 5,000 other Drivers of fuel Oil trucks in 13 Midwest Era states Are considering whether to join the walkout contract negotiations broke off thursday in Detroit Between the teamsters and the labor relations advisory association the bargaining unit for the truckers neg Obat ions resume Here today As sub freezing temperatures covered the states involved Oil company spokesmen said the strike at this stage anyway will not drastically affect con burners but Rural areas will feel the Pinch in several Days fuel Oil. Is one of the mat widespread forms of Home heating a Penalv in Rural areas the affected states Are Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas. A in High a Missouri. Nebraska North Dakota Ohio South Dakota and Wisconsin. A spokesman for Standard Oil co. Of Ohio said the company will keep fuel moving despite the walkout of about 700 Drivers in the Cleveland area. Fuel suppliers in the Cluro bus Ohio area said hat cur rent supplies of fuel Are Suffi cent for a a few weeks maybe. Aside from the 700 striking Drivers in the Cleveland area and 000 in Michigan teamsters across the 13 state area Are in derided As to their neat move Iowa Drivers Are split on who her to strike in Mii Wau Bee an official of teamsters local 200 said its loot will wait and see what happens in the bargaining 5565 my before making a move teamsters bargaining committee chairman Steve Shulti said the Union is demanding a ii �5 hourly raise it increments of As. 50 and 50 cents Over a three year period Robert Bray representing the truckers said the Industry has offered a is �15 hike for a 40-hour week Tanker Drivers currently earn an average of $4 07 an hour. The previous contract expired nov is government agent Dies As guard governments ask criminal this morning for of pie three new fires were reported in the Beaufort and Washington counties today while a Large Blaze in Hyde county appeared under control. The new fires included one at Wilmar one near Edward and. One near Long Ridge in Washington county. Meanwhile in Hyde county a Large Blaze near fungo i Ake was under of Btl the n. C. Forestry District office in new Bert Quot reported that the Wilmar fire started this morning and bad burned Over 30 to 40 acres before noon officials also said another fire was burning near the Reddict fire Tower at Edward but were unable to say How Many acres were involved. The Long Ridge fire in Washington county started last night and burned about 50 acres. It appeared under control at noon. The big Hyde county fire near fungo Lake burned Over about 5.800 acres before being controlled. Most of the land involved is owned by Atlantic farms and the fungo National wildlife Refuge. Meanwhile because of dangerous Forest fire conditions throughout the state the slate Forest service tos ban-., Ned burning within 500 feet of Woodlands throughout most of North Carolina. It also cancelled All Brush burning permits. The Forest service reported isec fires Page 10 fuel crisis by the associated press former North Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate James Gardner says the state party needs a sweeping reorganization a new leadership from the top to the bottom.1&Quot but party chairman and state rep. Jim Holhouser replies a by and Large the record looks Good Quot and the current leadership of the tar Heel gop a pfc the election of a governor and a senator in 1872, in addition to carrying the state for the National Republican ticket again. The Exchange of charges came Over the weekend. Gardner largely retired from politics since his defeat by gov. Boh Scott in 1968. Spoke out first in a talk to an Asheboro group saturday. Hot Houter answered in a newspaper interview Gardner a Rocky mount businessman for former congressman said the 1970 election was a a smashing defeat for the state party. He said. A he would ask Holshouser to Call a meeting of the party leaders in january Quot to pick the old party apart and solve problems which he said have kept republicans in the minority for years. Gardner accused the _ party. Hierarchy of ignoring minority groups and youth in addition to concentrating on the Piedmont and ignoring the East and the West. The sex candidate said a there is not a Black face in Long cold win this crowd. How can we go out to the people and say we can cure the ills of this state if we Cut off 24 per cent of our population a chairman Holshouser responded sunday that the party did not suffer a smashing defeat this fall he added that the needs of youth Are reflected in the fact that both he and Gardner Are in their mid 30s, that the Repi byrans have the youngest state legislator and that a better than half of the1 District and county chairmen in the state Are under 46. On the subject of minority representation Holshouser isee no. Page 10i m is. Dorothy Branch Dies mrs. Dorothy Kramer Branch of Elizabeth City former resident of this City died in the Albemarle Hospital a unday evening following a critical illness of several months. Mrs. Branch was the sister of mrs. Helen Kramer Phillips of Washington Park and the daughter of the late Harry g. And Missouri. Kramer former residents. Funeral services will be held tuesday afternoon at 3 00 o clock in Elizabeth City with Twiford funeral Home making arrangements. Burial will follow there. Also surviving Are a daughter mrs. Ronald Byerly of Alexandria a. And a brother Harry g. Kramer or. Of Elizabeth City. Commissioner Jack Swindell of Bath was elected this morning As chairman of the new Beaufort county Board of commissioners he succeeds Alton Cayton of Chocowinity who stepped off the Board after serving 16 years including the court term starts Jack Swindell last two As chairman. Earlier mrs. Bessie Cherry. Beaufort county clerk of court administered the oath of office to the five members of the Board. They Are or. Swindell m. D. Red Whisnant of Belhaven Lin Wood Cayton of Aurora Calvin Pittman a a of Chocowinity and Stancil Lilley of Washington. Swindell was nominated by Cayton and Whisnant was nominated by Pittman. Whisnant asked that his name be withdrawn and that Swindell be elected by acclamation a is. Board. Page 10 . May initiate cease fire Washington tap Secretary of state William p. Rogers says the United states is consid ering a month Long Vietnam truce Over the holidays in Hopes it will Lead to a permanent end of fighting a state department spokes Man said Rogers heard sea Henry m Jackson make a Simi Lar proposal sunday on a television interview show and promptly phoned the Washington Democrat to Tell of his approval. Rogers told Jackson the administration has been considering the plan for some time and intends to pursue it the spokesman said. Jackson recommended the annual Christmas cease fire be sex tended through tet the vietnamese lunar new year at the end of january this would allow Paris peace negotiators to a really get in and dig hard Quot for a permanent standstill Quot cease fire said. Jackson appeared on no cd a radio and television program a meet the press. A after the program Jackson said the Secretary of state told him a prolonged cease fire was proposed to the communists without Success a year ago. Atlanta a representatives of states cities counties and state legislature agreed sunday to ask the Feder al government to share substantial amounts of its Revenue with state and local govern Menta with no strings attached. This was reported by North Carolina gov Bob Scott who said the group which met on the eve of the 47th annual Congress of cities had agreed on eight principles of Revenue sharing the eight principles were a Revenue sharing should fee a per cent of the Federal i come tax base a it should be a substantial amount there should be a continuing and predict Able Annua commitment. A the revenues would be for general purposes of state and local governments. A the revenues should be unrestricted As to use a the revenues would be Abaca ted to the states on a formula basis As presently contemplated in the administration s Mil. A the states should share with local governments according to a prescribed formula. A the group agreed to continue to work together Scott who represented the National governors conferee Jackson he session said he plans to cider with the chairman of the governors conference gov. Warren Hearns of Missouri about a the desirability of calling a special meeting of the conference a to take a formal position on this proposal which we worked he said the conference has Long favored the a Sec Revenue Page 101 a variety of charges Are scheduled to be heard in Beaufort county Superior court Here this week. A one week criminal term is scheduled to get underway this afternoon with judge Albert w. Cowper presiding. I he charges Range from growing marijuana motor vehicle violations. Embezzlement and throwing nails on Highway. Ttoe docket a As for a ? Mun aft y Spencer growing marijuana. Jul flt hmm. Spencer. Possession of marijuana Charlie Willis Oden Public drunk third offence Alton Roland Morris driving under influence William Jerry Hudson driving under influence Walter Lee Kinlaw speeding 85 in 55 zone Wilbert Ray Manning driving under influence James Walter Lloyd driving under influence Seco offence Raymond Earl Pir driving under influence Eugene Waters drive Ian a car influence second offence. Trl Jasper Whaley. Or speeding. 90 in 45 zone Bobby Ray Hamm driving under in fluence William Thurman Crisp driving under influence second offence Alexander turn a tar Shaw or driving under influence. Tuesday a Floyd Fisher driving under influence third offence driving while License revoked. Grady Eaton assault with deadly weapon Harry Lawrence Malone speeding 70 in 60 zone Albert Miller speeding 65 in 85 zone Bobby Mccoy Woolard non support see court. Page 10 rid de Janeiro Bra til apr Giovanni Enrico Bucher of Switzerland was kidnapped today by terrorists who shot a brazilian gov a guard him the Swiss embassy said Bucher was on his Way to hts office in Hii car the car was mucked by the terrorists the ambassador removed and the agent shot As he attempted to Stop the abduction the embassy reported the agent was reported to have been wounded by the gun fire. It is brazils fourth political kidnapping in a rash of such seizures that began with the abduction of ambassador c Burke Elbrich on sept 4. 1909, in Rio de Janeiro he was released after the military government freed is prisoners held in connection with politically inspired crimes. Historic Bath appointments governor boo Scott has announced the reappointment of two members to the historic Bath commission reappointed were mrs. Thorne Gregory of Raleigh and mrs w r Roberson. Or. Of Washington the governor also announced three new appointments to this Board mrs John t Griffin of Williamson was appointed to i Plai mrs William Rumley or. Of Washington Sam Jones of Oera a kit replaces mrs. Philip Godwin of Gates Vutuc and James b. Mcmullan of Washington replaces Wayland j sermons of Washington the five members will serve five year terms expiring june 30. 1975 dedication set Bath the award 1 Fetzik Bath rur taa club wifi dedicate it new clubhouse on n. A �2 sunday afternoon al 2 . With Frank w. Kellam. Past Kuritan National president As guest speaker. John Bishop outgoing president will present the keys to -jesse1 Buck Quot president elect. Graver Boyd Secretary will preside Over the ceremonies. O. J. Gaylord honorary it member will present the speaker. Bath becomes the second Kuritan club in Beaufort county to1 1 have its own building. Banyan has a facility Fri flyer Road near Washington. Could be cos editors note an Energy crisis of unprecedented proportions faces America As Winter Artl Rives. This dispatch the first of four articles from the a special assignment team traces the scope of the crisis affecting millions of Consumers. By Jean Heller associated press writer Washington Cap the United states is heading into a Long cold Winter on the Brink of an Energy crisis that could Force Industry shutdowns balloon already inflated fuel and Utility prices and Spur widespread rationing of of Gas Coal and electricity. And barring a minor Miracle the situation next year will be even worse. Problems Are most acute along the East coast in the Tennessee Valley in the upper Midwest and. The far Northwest. A nationwide associated press study of the Energy crisis has disclosed Quot a some industries have been warned that if this Winter is hard their Gas and electricity May have to be shut off to preserve sufficient supplies to heal private Homes. A Many businesses and industries have been told they can to expand or build new plants because there is not sufficient Gas or electricity to operate and heat them. A in some areas private Home builders have been told they will have to scrap their plans of they Are of heating with Gas. There just Isnit any available. A electric Utility systems that use Oil red Coal to fuel their generators frequently have had to get by on a Day to Day basis As fuel contracts ran out. New contracts have been hard to come by and have run up fuel costs by anywhere from 10 to 275 per cent. A the shy High fuel prices paid by both Gas and electric Utility companies Are being passed on to customers in Utility rate hikes and. Further increases in Utility mils Are Likely later this year and next year. A rising prices for Coal Oil Gas and electricity have been a big Factor in the steady Rise of the consume Price Index a see Winter Page 10 Santa rides with children 15,000 see Christmas Parade Here l it weathering the sudden cold spell with wind an estimated 15,000 turned out sunday to View the Washington Christmas Parade. A total of 53 pieces including 15 beautifully decorated floats and three bands paraded past the1 crowds on Stewart Parkway and lining main Street. The Quot True spirit of Christmas was followed throughout the Parade with themes of Christ s birth and his message predominate. City police chief Paul said be had no accurate figures on. The number of people who turned a but said it was the largest crowd be had Ever seen assembled for such an occasion. A there were probably at least 15.000 Here a the chief said. The Church of god won first prize in the float Competition. The no. L float portrayed Cross on a Hill overlooking a manager scene. The float was covered with More than 47,000 napkins. Second prize was awarded to Quot a see Parade Page 10� Frh Otos by Litchfield band marches in Christmas Parade _
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