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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 17, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Clear and cooler tonight with vows in upper s0�. Sunny and tki Friday with highs in lower 80s Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial mt14s Between a it and ? 80 o clock and of will by Dali Crad to you established 1909 twelve pages Washington. North Carolina. Thursday afternoon december daily except sunday Ervin upset military secretly spies on civilians by John 8. Lang associated Orcas writer Washington api a secret military guidelines give the Navy and air Force Domestic intelligence gathering duties similar to those of the army which a senator says he spied1 on members of Congress and hundreds of other civilians documents obtained by the associated press including one stamped a secret Quot on every Page state the two military branches have Quot investigative and reporting requirements Nso lating to civil disturbances and dissident or subversive activities a until now Little has been known about Navy and air Force Domestic intelligence operations although the army a activities in this Field a undertaken under similar guidelines a have been the subject of a year Long controversy. The juror flared again wednesday when sen. Sam Ervin d-n.c., said army agents had collected information on in Adlai Stevenson Iii Dill. Former Illinois gov. Otto Ker Ner. Now a Federal judge and rep Abner Mikva. Dill Ervin. Chairman of the Senate subcommittee on constitutional rights and a Long time crusader against invasion of privacy said military agents also snooped on the activities of state and local response to a question Quot its inconceivable to me that that would take place we certainly done to condone it Quot another former military intelligence agent said in an a interview wednesday night that similar data had been collected officials political contributors newspaper reporters lawyers and Church figures his information Ervin said was supplied by a former army agent who wrote that his team Quot waa collecting information on every Indi Vida i and Organiza Tion in the state of Illinois who espoused discontent with the military involvement in Southeast Asia or who openly opposed the Nixon administrations controversial Domestic policies later a spokesman said the army is gravely concerned by the reporto and to looking Teto them. He added that army policy emphatically prohibits collection of information of the Type reportedly gathered in Illinois and White House press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler said w school fight probe continues Black lands management group meets Plymouth a How can the Black lands serve us better ? that was the big question asked last night As members of the Black lands management association met Here to discuss their Mutual problems. Quot More research into what we can do with the land control of insects and nematodes better marketing facilities including roads and better drainage could help tremendously a said Joe Cendeno of West Vaco principal speaker. Helping in the discussion were or. A c. Wiliam too or. Guy Jones and or. Ralph Mccracken All of n. C. State University in Raleigh. All pointed clearly to the need for More and better research into Black land use. It was pointed out that in the Black lands association which the four counties of Beaufort Hyde Washington and Tyrrell there Are some 815,000 acres of Black soil. The association members last night represented some 300,000 of those acres. The group called upon the next legislature to put Money into the a a by budget for enrichment expansion and intensification of the soil research program As it pertains to Black see Blackland Page 2 demo in 72 by de Walker. Or. City editor the Beaufort county sheriff and state Bureau of investigation officials Are continuing their investigation today of a fight that erupted tuesday night at High school after a Nail game Between Chocowinity and Oak City. The incident involving Whites and Blacks with apparently no racial overtones., ended with at least four persons injured tire slashed on the Oak City bus according to the schools principal and two holes in the Oak City bus believed to have been caused by gunfire Herman Daniels Oak City coach related the incident As Fallows after an especially tense ballgame both teams went to the dressing rooms and changed. While the boys were changing the Oak City coach sent assistants Phil Griffin and another teacher to Start their bus and get ready to leave. They were accompanied by Deputy sheriff Adrian Waters and another police officer. A crowd of Chocowinity students had gathered around the bus but the officers were in control when the team came out. To get on the bus two students jumped on Phil Griffin and Cut his face up. Deputy Waters tried to help Griffin but was struck with a Large Board. Five stitches were required for Waters and four for Griffin. A general fight ensued for approximately eight minutes. The team was taken Back into the gym and Only brought Back to the bus after the fight broke up and the crowd dispersed. A Deputy i see Choco Page 2 pot Pusher guerrilla terrorism White Friendly bar army ifs i in other see Quot Tom of the country. As an example he cited information he said was compiled by the army in the Minn Espoito st Paul area during april and May of 1968 this former agent who would not. Allow use of his name said the files., consisting of Index cards naming individuals and groups were being discarded by the army. There have been earlier reports that other regional military intelligence centers were building files on. Civilians. Abc television for instance reported dec. 1 that agents in Washington had compiled dossiers on Many private citizens including sen. J. W. Fulbright dark. Still other reports have Indi see military. Page it City May get Center for Blind Washington May get the first Community Center for the Blind in Eastern North Carolina. Washington Lions have under a proposal that their club sponsor such a project and a committee to studying the feasibility of sponsorship Lions club members have indicated deep interest in the proposal which will involve considerable Cost including the renting of facilities in which to House the Center. A vote by the membership to expected following a recommendation by the committee. The proposal for the Center was presented by two social services officials tuesday night. Mrs. Betty Agnew director and mrs. Helen Everson Blind Case worker told the Lions that a Community Center for the Blind to badly needed. They said it would serve about 200 citizens who have serious sight impairments. The Center would provide space for such things As Craft courses recreation activities seminars and therapy they explained. Supervision would be provided by social services personnel Washington Lions have been in the forefront in sponsoring programs for the Blind Here for Many years they raise funds for such work through their Broom sales and White Cane canvasses. Bill Steele was program chairman and presented mrs. Agnew and mrs. Everson. The meeting was held at the knotty Pine inn with Bill Deans president presiding. Stanford. Calif it a it a the average a Rug seller to Young White uses drugs him self considers himself honest and Friendly and does t regard himself As a criminal says a researcher that was the profile painted by or Richard Blum of Stanford University s Institute for Public policy analysis in a report wednesday to 23 scholars and government officials from five nations attending an Mas National drug abuse conference Blum said his findings wart based on analysis of 454 interviews with drug pushers in Atto psychiatric wards colleges High schools Junior High schools the Haight aah Burn Dir strict of san Francisco and Rural California youth communes. Most pushers got their Start on alcohol in their teens became heavy smokers of both tobacco and marijuana before their mid-20s, and had used narcotics by the same age he found. Almost All had begun illicit drug use in their teens receiving the drug from a Friend or acquaintance the first time Blum said. He said Moat of the user pushers said they were nervous before their first try at drugs but by the time of their first Sale the majority a Aid they were no longer nervous about arrest Blum said Only about 10 per cent said they Felt guilty about drugs but As they continued Selling drugs they became worried about some of the consequences a after an average of four years dealing plus the preceding use period a Blum said "40 per cent Are now worried about being dependent or addicted two thirds Tom of changer they had witnessed in other dealers i see drug Page a it John q. Adams Dies thursday John q. Adams age 86. Widely known resident of 524 East ninth Street died Thui Day at 12 45 . In the Beaufort county Hospital. He had been in declining health for several months. Funeral services will be held saturday at 2 00 . In the Chapel of the Oden funeral Home with the Rev. Horace s. Garris officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale cemetery. Serving As Active pallbearers will be Phillip l. Paul Charles f. Cowell jr., Julian e. Vann Britton f. Scott George Ball. Or. And Bobby Gladson. Or. Adams was bom at Yatesville May 28. 1904, son of the late George Fenner and Lula Fortesque Adams. He served As Plant Foreman for the Pamlico chemical co. Of this City for 18 years before retiring in 1948 because of til health. He was a member of the first United methodist Church. Or. Adams was married december 19, 1930, to the for Mer miss Myrtle Lewis of Bethel who survives. Surviving with his wife Are one brother. Harry l. Adams of Yea Tes vile five sifters or. Dace Bryan and mrs. Nell Hagood of Burlington mrs. Hilda reeks of Greensboro. Mrs. Paul Talens of Rosemead calif., and mrs Gentry Mills of Williamston. Sends thousands fleeing Mcgovern to be first candidate by Walter r. Mean and Carl p. Leubsdorf a political writers Washington a sen. George Mcgovern impelled by what he Calls the frustration of powerlessness in the Senate will soon become the first Man to declare for the presidency in 1972, but there May be political frustration ahead As Mcgovern begins an open Campaign to overcome the Lead he concedes sea Edmund s. Muskie holds Over a crowded Field of democratic prospects. When the South Dakota senator the official declaration next month it will be but a formality. For More than a year he has waged an obvious if unannounced drive for the 1972 nomination. Quot we be been working for a Over a year now toying to see whether there was a Basto for a candidacy Quot Mcgovern said in an interview. To pretty Well convinced there it is a Small one. One nation al poll ranks Mcgovern seventh on a list of eight potential candidates the Choice of two per cent of rank and file democrats. But the 48-year-old senator insists he can overcome the Long Odds. To inclined to discount the polls at this Point Quot he says. Quot All they do is give an indication of what your recognition Factor is. A that indication can hardly be heartening. But Mcgovern says once he declares for the nomination a nationwide cadre will rally to him. A what in a told is that if in a serious about running be serious about supporting he goes on Quot my chances of getting the nomination depend on working on it Over a Long period of to me. I done to think anyone to going Quot to get it banded to him this compared to to most Formi Dable prospective rivals a Muskie sen. Edward a. Remedy Hubert h. Humphrey Mcgovern is Little known and he concedes he has an educational Job in front of him to make to views known to the country. And because of to Small recognition Factor the presidential primaries loom particularly important to my Golem. He needs a Strong showing to prove he can win and to attract support from the professional democrats now lining up with Muskie Quot in a going into a number of ,. But i Haven to decided which ones Quot Mcgovern says. Quot if you can to do Well in a number of primaries you can to do Well in the the first primary to in new Hampshire a solid Muskie territory. Mcgovern does not Rule out a new Hampshire race but says be would not expect to win there. R thiere to political peril in antebellum Bank design noted a j local Bank nominated for historical honors that for if Mcgoven enters. Muskie would have someone to run. Against and almost certainly someone to defeat and that would make new Hamp Shire a far More valuable prize. With All of these factors a High Wall against to chances Why does he bother a i suppose the thing that impels me to he a candidate a Quot he says Quot to that i just can to take the frustration any longer of sitting there in the Senate where you can see the mistakes that our National leadership to making but Are powerless to do very much about it. "1 have no trouble at Allun Ders Landing the sense of frug a traction and powerlessness that afflicts citizens across Theroun try because i feel the same sense of it through these continuing policies that Are weakening the nation and i feel unable to do something about see Mcgovern. Page 2� the Bank of Washington has been nominated for inclusion on the National Register of historic places a list of distinction identifying those properties worthy of preservation for their historic value. They nomination was submitted to the department of the Interior by or. H. G. Jones director of the state department of archives and history and state Liaison officer for historic preservation. The Bank was built in 1854 and Fancher elected by Assn. Mrs. Marlene Fancher of Chocowinity has been elected president of the Beaufort county mental health association for 1971. A mrs. Fancher and other officers were elected at a meeting of the Board of directors of the association a Here tuesday night. On january 1, she will succeed mrs. R. P. Mackenzie jr., of Washington., As president of the . Fancher is employed by Edinburgh industries John Carper division of Singer in Chocowinity. She has been Active in the mental health association for several years has served on the Board of directors and As chairman of several association committees other officers elected tuesday night were mrs. Helen Gautier of old Ford and Rev. Donald k. Mertz of Washington vice presidents mrs. Lewis Dibble of Washington Secretary and Burke Barbee of Washington treasurer. Elected to three year terms on the Board of directors of the organization were mrs Fancher mrs. Gautier mrs Edward n. Rodman mrs. John s. Litchfield Milton l. Parker miss Ann Lackland mrs Hebe Latham. Jr., mrs. A. R. Allan Burke Barbee and mrs. Emetine Winfield. A during the meeting tuesday night the Volunteer services committee headed by mrs. Gautier reported that about 1.800 gifts had been contributed by Beaufort county see mental. Page 2 continued in. Operation until Union troops invaded the town during the War Between the states it was reorganized in 1893 and is now the West end Branch of the Bank of Washington the building has been cited As a Fine example of antebellum Bank design and is one of the few remaining Small commercial buildings in North Carolina built in this unusually monumental Temple form style. The nomination of the Bank of Washington was made in connection with the state department of archives and history Long Range program of identifying and documenting the authenticity of historic place in North Carolina. Each Nomina Tion requires extensive documentary and photographic research to support All claims to historical or architectural importance and must be any proved by the state prof Latona i review Board if. It see Bank., Page 2� state uses new plea bargaining Raleigh a the North Carolina supreme court has applied for the first time the u. S. Supreme court s recent land Mark ruling allowing a defendant to plead guilty or no contest to a lesser charge rather than face a possible death sentence in a jury trial. The application came wednesday when the court affirmed the second degree murder conviction of a Portsmouth va., Man Jerry Alford Adams 28 Adams was sentenced to 25 30 years in prison after pleading no contest in Wake Superior court in october 1969, to a charge that he shot and killed to Uncle in a Drunken bout near Knightdale. In i Appeal to the High court Adams alleged that he if see plea. Page 2i Ethiopia declares emergency w Ash i m it in it of it a new outburst of guerrilla terrorism in the ethiopian province of Eritrea has sent thousands of worn my children fleeing into neighing my Sudan within the Iam two months a he flight High bring african nation spotlights another potentially dangerous area along the strategic Suez canal red sea waterway Eritrea Runa along the Western coast of the red sea from Ethiopia s Border with the Sudan to the Gulf of Aden just wednesday the ethiopian government proclaimed a state of emergency for two thirds of Eritrea to mat tan Law and order in the face of filtration by bandits supported by foreign governments guerrilla rebels fight my Force of the eritrean liberation front a Elf Are lined up in an eight year old insurgency against the government of emperor Haile Selassie their Arab states backers including Syria and Libya have soviet and. In a ome cases. Red chinese support Selassie Quot a government has received u s military and economic Aid for years a u s. Military advisory group of 106 men is stationed in Ethiopia but officials Here insist american guerrilla warfare experts particularly Green berets Are not involved in the nations problems officials in Washington inter pret the insurgency As essential 1-iv e burp grown product a a Era treats turbulent past under a succession of alien rulers but the officials do not Dis miss out of hand possible Dan Gers arising from the involvement in the area of u s and soviet interests the same inter eats Are tied into the Arab israeli conflict. Reports reaching we pm capitals say the flight to the Sudan involved about 17.duo refugees mostly in november when fighting reportedly flared up at various Point in Eritrea Little to known of the recent military clashes diplomatic sources say the rebels blew up three Bridge on the Mait Road runing North and West from Asmara to Keren. Agor Dat and the Sudan on nov 21, in Elf ambushed an army Convoy on the Road to Keren and killed maj Gen. Teshome erg Hetu 52. Commander Olet Luppia s Sec Ond army his death was announced at the time. One report Here is that the second army revenged itself for erg Hetu s death by smashing the ambush group. Possibly the reaction was wider Western experts estimate Elf strength at from 1.300 to 2,000 Quot men out of an eritrean population of 16 million Ethiopia has a military Force of 40,000 me some , and a Small air Force that has american made Jeto. Eritrea was under italian Rule it see Ethiopia Page 2 House speaker Gates says education a a at a Low ebb Raleigh a North a Carolina House speaker Phil Godwin a Gates says the Structure of higher education in the state a to at a Low Godwin said wednesday in an interview that he feels the problem of higher education will be one of the major issues facing the 1971 general Assembly. It. Gov. Pat Taylor presiding officer of the Senate voiced a. Similar prediction. A there to too much rivalry among institutions when it comes to getting Money from the legislature Quot Godwin said. Godwin said the infighting for funds and favors among the state supported colleges and universities Quot has weakened the total Structure of higher f. Quot what we need to some Board or groups somebody that would give Faig and unbiased recommendations tar the appropriations committee As to what each institution actually needs he added gov Bob Scott acknowledged at a news conference tuesday that he has suggested the a need for a different organization Quot of higher education. Scott made the suggestion at a private meeting at the executive mansion sunday of about 40 trustees of colleges and universities and members of the state Board of higher education 4 Scott to reported to have told the trustees a we could create a new struck no from the Best of the consolidated University of North Carolina and the Board of higher education. I done to mean something new above them a super Board. I am talking about starting All Over scrambling a new Batch of egg do away with the Board of higher education and the consolidated University and create something new this is the Board the general Assembly should look to instead of regional or. Cameron West director of the Board of higher education said a i think u would be premature for me to comment now on the meeting or Scott a proposals president William Friday of the consolidated University of North Carolina said. Quot i done to know of anyone who a in administration of state supported higher education in North
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