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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy and warmer them Jofh thurs Ltd or lows to night Tipp a a to to Low 40s, he a this re Dav kit to mkt a. Washington daily news if you do not get your 96-1143 Bow Awn a 10 and ? 00 o clock and of will to to Uruu. A Esi ail i shed 1909 sixteen pages Washington North Carolina wednesday afternoon. December 9. Daily except sunday controversial set House gives new committee stuck on House committee okays life to transport financing by Jim Adams a a Tonia ted pm writer Washington api the House has Given new life to the american supersonic transport program and in the Procesa presented the Senate with a Strong teat of its Opp Maltlon to by Joe Hall associated press writer Washington api a the Senate finance committee continued wresting today Over ways to finance a Mammoth social Security Bill carrying a billion in Benefit increases the panel has already approved. The committee struggled through iwo sessions tuesday but failed h an Bill to do Lay strike High i Hurt bid government seeks guards Boyd and Barton fund raising event Jaycee flour Sale to Start tonight and it takes Money to help help to raise Money and no one knows that matter better than the Washington Jaycees who Are embarking now on an ambitious Christmas program designed to reach the underprivileged children of the Washington area. It All starts tonight at 6 00 of clock and continues through tomorrow thursday evening until 9 00 of clock when Jaycees will be on the streets of the City ringing doorbells. And they Are not merely ringing doorbells to ask for contributions. Every Home will be Given a bag of Famo flour and the recipient can pay whatever he or she wants. But the Money collected through this project will go toward paying for the big children s Christmas party which is set for sunday december 20. It will be held at the Pennsylvania ave. Office of the redevelopment commission. Tom Boyd Jaycee president says that Butch Ferguson is chairman of this flour Sale or gift project. Of course it is hoped that housewives will be generous in their Money gifts for the flour left at each door. A David Barton internal vice president is coordinating the project. The arrangements for the flour has been made with Austin Heaton company of Durham in cooperation with Thomas amp Howard company local distributors. The 47 members of the see Jaycees. Page 16� the House voted 213 to 174 tuesday against accepting the Senate meat of 290 million to continue development of the aircraft the differing versions now go i conference com uni tree where the House members Are expected to fight for a restoration of at least part of the funds. The Senate turned Back the set program 52 to 41 last week in a surprising show of strength by set opponents that brought on vigorous criticism by president Nixon. Sen William Proxmire a wis a a who led the successful Senate fight against the set said he would use a fall the resources at my disposal Quot if any of the Money is restored in conference aides said that could include a filibuster. Democratic sen. Henry m. Jackson of Washington where the Boeing co. Is developing the 296-passenger Delta Wing jetliner said he is Quot cautiously optimistic Quot the House vote Means the plane Mil be kept alive. Rep Edward p. Boland d-mass., Leader of the Home conferees., said they will press for something less than the original $290 million but named no lower figure. The seven Manito conferees though morally bound to press the Senate a anti set position line up 4 to 3 in favor of the set. Boland told the House More than 9100 million of the $290 million already has teen com my tied through january under interim authority that is one Compromise figure being mentioned. Another is $145 million half the a a ministrations request. Acceptable tax formula sen John j. Williams r Del said it had. Been easy to get votes to raise the monthly payments but that Quot there seems to be a reluctance now to pay the however. Chairman Russell b. Long. D-la., said he was hopeful that a formula would be found and the committee s task ended today and he repeated his pledge that the measure heavily Laden with a variety of riders would be ready for floor consideration next week Senate leaders have announced however they plan to close out the 1970 session at the end of next week. This led sen Fred r Harris a Okay finance member to say that it is doubtful the social Security measure will be voted on by the Senate this year. He said some of the riders such As a Trade plan were so controversial that passage in one week seemed impossible. Backers of the Trade legislation talked of trying to get a two thirds vote to impose cloture and thus limit debate on for Young mothers jobs contains no wage hike proposal by Barry m hwe1d associated press writer Washington api the. Iffffnuntiil.-. lawyers Are joining in a supreme court bid to safeguard Job rights of Young mothers using the Case of a Jackson Ville Fla waitress As a Spring Board the Justice department and the a act Legal defense and educational fund Are seeking a ruling that employers May not refuse to hire women simply because they have Young Chi i Dren at Home All this shapes up As the first High court teat of a 1964 civil rights Law provision Guaran i being women Protection against Job do sci mint Ion. Martin Marietta corp. Defendant in the suit insists there a no real evidence to build a. Discrimination Claua. And. That. Mrs Phillips Case began when a receptionist told her she could not be considered for a factory Job because she had the Appeal reached the High court too late to be considered the Case of Ida Phillips a White woman with seven children. Already is Well known in the capita earlier this year Quot sexism Quot charges were levelled at g. Harold Carswell by women Liberal tontsits because he cast a vote against reconsideration of her suit by a Federal appeals court the charges did not help Carswell a efforts to win Senate confirmation As a supreme court Justice he was ultimately Defeated children of preschool age both u s District and appeals courts found mrs Phillips was not turned Down by Marlin Marietta because she is a woman but because she is a woman with preschool age children the Justice department and the Legal defense fund say this interpretation could imperil Job opportunities of the More than 4 million american women in the labor Market who have Young children at Home Many of these women Are Black. About one by Neil ill Bride associated press writer Washington api the House Commerce committee approved today a Bill to delay a my i Iii wide fall vow strikes a women. A i a i Christmas Appeal launched store display winners Given i see so Cial Page 16� Jesse Walker of Small Dies Basque militants either would keep the program. Alive but both Likely would delay development which now Calls for the first american set test flight Early in .1973. And regular passenger flights in i9601. Opponents charged before the House vote that the plane would foul the atmosphere and ultimately could Cost the taxpayers More than $5 billion. A see set Page 16� fighting police hit Early Burgos Spain apr the Basque separatists on trial in this City in Northern Spain began demonstrating and fighting with police in the courtroom today and the military trial was closed to the Public. The demonstration began after Mario Ona India Nachiondo 29. One of six defendants facing a possible death sentence if convicted started toward the president of the court martial shouting that he was a prisoner of War. The other prisoners began shouting a Long live Eta a a Basque terrorist organization. Some spectators joined in the shouting. One was seized by police and hustled out of the room. The courtroom was in conf into their seats. No shots were fired and the police did. Not use clubs. When the prisoners were Back in their seats they shouted in the Basque language Quot Basque land and. Liberty a the Eta slogan. They also Sang a Basque marching song from the Spanish civil War. To it took several minutes Clear the courtroom. Newsmen were held in a room just outside the courtroom for 20 minutes. Sixteen basques Are on trial six charged with plotting to kill the chief of the political police in Guipo Izcoa province and ten charged with terrorism. The prosecution is asking the death a a penalty for the six charged with As police grabbed in Eris murder Anda owners and shoved them Back for the the Railroad strike seems to have hit the daily news a car of newsprint was shipped from Mobile Alabama last Friday. It has not arrived and we have been informed that it is still in Birmingham and that because of the strike set for Midnight tonight the Railroad will be unable to deliver it to us. The Williams ton Enterprise came to our Rescue today when we had to borrow enough paper for wednesday and. Thursday. The Enterprise uses a larger Page newsprint than the daily news. That accounts for the wide margins today. International paper company in Mobile promised last night to Rush a truck Load of newsprint to our Plant. The truck supposedly left Mobile this morning. Aurora a Jesse Guilford Walker age 83. A retired Farmer of Small died monday morning in the Beaufort county Hospital in Washington following several years of de clinic health or. Walker was bom in Beaufort comity the son of the late William and Emaxine Toler a a Walker. He was married to the former Maggie Sawyer who preceded him in death in 1966. Survivors include one son Jesse Linwood Walker of Aurora one brother Carvin Walker of Chocowinity five grandchildren and one great grandson. Funeral services will be conducted thursday afternoon at 3 00 o clock at the Mary s Chapel Christian Church by the Rev. Graft am Lane. Burial will be in the Rowe cemetery. Visitation will be from the stamp by funeral Home until 12 of clock thursday at which time the body will be taken to the Church to lie in state fori hour one it. 4 resident Dies of injuries Lawrence Wallace age 76, resident and retired Farmer of it. 4, Washington died in Pitt memorial Hospital in Greenville tuesday afternoon at 1 30 o clock As the result of injuries received at a truck train Accident at Alligoods crossing near Washington on nov. 15, or. Wallace was born in Beaufort county mar. 22, 1894, son of the late Lemon and Julia Ann Swain Wallace. He was a member of the Beaver dam Church of Christ and the adult Bible class of the Church. Or. Wallace was married to the former lot lie Whitaker of the time of Christmas giving is at hand it is also a time of Christmas need the salvation army has launched its annual Christmas Appeal to help those m the area who need assistance at this season. Quot if you wish to help bring cheer to someone who needs help you should Contact the Star Fob army Headquarters a said a salvation army spokesman meanwhile the first Christmas Opportunity list is announced by the army. It follows 2 father and Mother with one boy age 11 disabled and needy 3 Mother who is a widow. Four boat sages 6,7,9.11 very Low income 4 lady with limited income. Needs food and clothing 5 Mot ter with very Low in come who is widowed. Son age 14. 6 family with very Low income. Husband works. Son age 24, mentally retarded. 7 local family with two boys Ages 1 2, and. 15. Low income. 8 family whose father works locally. Uves at Bath. Two boys Ages 9, 11. Very Low 9 family of six. Two girls Ages 9 yrs and 11 months two boys whose Ages Are 8 and 10. Very needy. 10 lady with very High blood pressure Low income. 11 local elderly lady living alone with Small income. Basic needs food and clothing. Please Contact the salvation army if you would like to take one of these families for Christmas. Or Zeno Edu Ards or. Edwards elected by Duke alumni Parade set in Belhaven Belhaven the town of Belhaven will sponsor a Christmas Parade Here on thursday afternoon dec. 10, beginning at 4 00 . Santa Claus will be Riding the Sec Wallace. Page 16� fire truck and Candy will be Given the children. Cleaner air costs anti pollution fight hikes fuel Price editors note one Price for a cleaner atmosphere Consumers Are learning is a bigger Utility Bill. This article the third in a series from the a special assignment team details the death of an Era of cheap Power. By Jean Heller associated press writer Washington a the Era of cheap Power is Over. It died in 1970, the year that brought unexpectedly heavy demands for Power strict new air pollution tews which require electric utilities to Burn Only Low polluting fuels and. A serious shortage of fuels that fit the new requirements. The result has been skyrocketing fuel prices which precipitated widespread electric Utility rate increases and Promise More to come. However there is wide agreement Between government and Industry sources that the situation probably was inevitable and is the Price the uni ted Sta Tes must pay to end pollution. An associated press study of the nations Energy crisis has found a government figures indicate that electrical generating plants using Fossil fuels principally Coal and fuel Oil account for 50 per cent at All Sulphur oxide polluting the air 25 per cent of the nitrogen oxide pollution and 25 per cent of the particulate matter the grit that Blacken window Sills dulls paint and erodes masonry. A new air pollution Laws have widely forbidden use of dirty fuels and put a Strain on supplies of Dean fuels. The shortages have increased prices and in turn Utility rats. A the one Dean Fossil fuel natural Gas is in Short Supply because government regulation of Price rates have in recent years not permitted Gas producers enough profit to enable exploration for new Gas supplies there is not currently enough available natural Gas to fill the Fossil fuel Gap. A nuclear Energy once thought to be the Panacea for the nations future Power needs has fallen Short of expectation. Nudera generating planto seep Small amounts of radiation and Emit so much heat they could possibly alter the environment around them. A the need to clean up the nations air and water and keep them clean is considered at the present time by those in authority to be More urgent than keeping Down the Price of electricity. Consequently the conditions which raised electric Utility rates Are Likely to remain indefinitely. New Federal state and municipal air pollution standards restrict the discharge of Sulphur dioxide in Urban areas. Current standards Call for the burning of fuels with no More than 1 per cent Sulphur Content. In some areas local ordinances will drop the allowable Sulphur level to .3 per cent next year. Most of the Coal mined in the United states cannot meet these standards for Fossil fuel burning plants the Only other fuels available Are fuel Oil and natural Gas. But fuel Oil in an a purified state also has a High Sulphur Content the Cost of cleaning the Sui Sec Winter Page 16 or. Zeno Edwards was elected president of the four county Duke alumni. Association and Bob Tyndall was named treasurer at the annual meeting held last night at the Washington yacht and county dub. Both or. Edwards a local dentist and or. Tyndall local banker Are from Beaufort county. Other counties in the group Are Martin Hyde and Washington. Or. Edwards succeeds mrs. Ella Pfau As president or. Harold Lewis vice Provost and Dean of the faculty at Duke brought the address of the evening. He spoke on the Progress made at Duke in recent years. A Duke is now in 1967, establishing a school of business administration. He reviewed the history iof the other schools including Law r e i i. G i o medic i n engineering forestry nursing and the general academic role played by Trinity College a we Are seeking More North Carolina boys and girls this years freshman class contains Only 15 percent from North Carolina Quot he said. He told of the High Caliper faculty at. Duke and be praised the role former governor Terry Sanford is playing or. Sanford is now president of Duke or. Lewis was presented by or Zeno Edwards. Boyce Cox Field Secretary of winners in the window display Competition of the Christmas activities committee of the Washington chamber of Commerce were announced today. To Lew a. Chairman of the windows display committee announced the winners today. First award in Quot the beat religious theme store window it sold a a a we if books tor Hacon Yew Ard air that category War presented to Lillian a beaut shop the third award in the category was presented to the Sherwin Williams faint pm mph by. The most attractive w i Down display category saw the first award presented to Buckman a second award in the category was presented to Suskin and Berry. The third award in the category went to Lewis the most original windows display category saw Meir to and Meyers furniture receive the first award. The second award was presented to the music shop., Southern furniture was presented the third award in the category Lewis announced that the Washington fire department received a special honorable mention award for the most festive theme Quot we were pleased with _ the Quality of the window displays and we urge residents of the area to View these win Dows in our various stores and shops Quot Lewis commented threatened for 12 01 a m thursday until March i the vote was 1� to 14. Hut chairman Harley o staggers d w Asaid after the cloned door session that he was not satisfied that the legislation would prevent the strike and Hep Brock Adams a Wash told reporters Quot i think we have voted for a strike you re just giving it to management they Aren t going to the Bill contained no wage raise proposal staggers said the proposal which represented a longer delay than the 45 Days requested by president Nixon presumably will he brought up in the House later today staggers said the committee rejected an amendment he sponsored to include a portion of the pay increase already granted As part of the package his attempt which will be made again when the Bill reaches the House floor was rejected 16 to 14 meanwhile a c l Dennita president of the brotherhood of railway clerks hinted that the walkout could be postponed if Congress included an immediate 13,5 per rent wage hike for 50 1,000 rail worker As part of a fit Staten eng a strike a Laj. Secretary of labor James d. Hodgson appealing for special legislation to head off the strike told the Senate labor committee that president Nixon a Ingr no More tools to Avert a walkout. Dennis hinted proposal would Ltd it a hirer Kuh 7 per cent package of wage hikes offered by the Industry but rejected by the unions so far president Nixon had asked Only for a if Hole strike delaying special Law to put the crisis Over for 45 Days until after the new Congress meets jars 2 1 rep. Harley o staggers d w chairman of the House com merc committee amended the proposal Toa 70-Day delay. In a not her indication of Poten tial strike Impact the Post of fice said it would impose a 300-mile limit on the mailing of packages publications and advertising during a walkout and in Detroit spokesmen for Ford Chrysler and general motors. I a rah�5. Pas 16� b brazilians u set Over kidnappings see Edwards. Page 16� Graham Speaks Asheville apr Billy Graham says Quot it is an illusion that Freedom can service with out religious he spoke to the International students association at Mon treat Anderson College tues Day. Quot in our search for a new Freedom we Are in danger of losing what Little Freedom we have left a the evangelist said. By Sergio le1tao _ associated press writer Rio de Janeiro a sentiment to increasing in Brazil s military government against making concessions to the kidnappers of Swiss Ambas Sador Giovanni Bucher. Authoritative sour Era say a growing hard line faction feels that if the government gives in every time there is a political kidnapping there will be a spiral of abductions. Another faction made up mostly of sex army officers to said to feel that if the government does not do its Best to get Bucher released it will be Quot set Ting a bad example and will forcibly lower its moral standing among other nations a Brazil has gained the release of three kidnapped diplomats in the past two years by bowing to terrorist demands for the freeing of political prisoners. In Bern Swiss government sources said they expect the brazilian government to meet promptly whatever terms the kidnappers might be demanding for b us herbs release. Officials said they had no confirmation yet of what the demands were but that Switzer land will insist that any terms including the release of political prisoners be met. Police and officials were studying two documents they said were the first word from the terrorists who kidnapped the ambassador one of the documents was said to be a manifesto from the kidnappers and the other reportedly was a letter written by Bucher both were said to be hand written in French. Someone Cal led the Swiss embassy tuesday afternoon and said an envelope containing the documents had been left at a roman Catholic Church in suburban Tijuna police picked up the envelope and began checking the authenticity of the documents. A police had received several previous notes purportedly from the kidnappers but had ruled them Quot inauthentic Quot because they contained nothing from. Bucher to prove that he was being held by the senders. Bucher was snatched from his limousine at. Gunpoint Whie on his Way to the Swiss embassy a brazilian Federal police agent Riding with him As a bodyguard wounded and was in critical condition in a Hospital. A terrorist group called the popular revolutionary Vanguard or apr has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping
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