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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 26, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Clea parity Cloudy and quit cold to it night with but 3th Patina it by and Washington daily news if you do not got your Pap Ordial a fwd a t so Aad i 00 n flock and on Wilt be dal Varad to you. A or list. M a it la slim Wax the Ca Zouha Saturn Ai a we gig a. 04 4.4.mmfl -3a. Daltit to to tip Suh iday spores activity North says pos have special Day spreading Christ was mrs Phi Rawls of the salvation. Army helps spread Joy at Christmas with packages of toys and food for those in need. Hie army presented an estimated is of these packages Over the Holiday. Christmas Day fire Burns Large Engelhard store Jordan guerrillas battling Beirut Lebanon apr King Hussein a army and palestinian guerrillas battled fiercely for the second straight Day today to control a strategic Section of Hills in West Jordan a guerrilla communique reported. It claimed the guerrillas had beaten Back an overnight tank assault by the army on guerrilla strongholds overlooking the town of Salt 15 Miles Northwest of Amman. The jordanian government claimed Friday night that the army had overrun the Heights and had expelled the guerrillas from their strongholds 10 Miles from the israeli jordanian cease fire line. The guerrillas said fighting raged into the Early hours today and that guerrilla commanders had not yet been Able to count casualties. The government said Friday night that two jordanian soldiers had. Been killed and two wounded. In the clashes. The guerrillas claimed the army was still pounding their bases with mortar and Field artillery despite efforts by an Ara peace keeping commission to arrange a cease fire. They described the outbreak As a one of the worst since the 11-Day civil War last september. The latest fighting was preceded by three Days of a. Kilmit secs. Engelhard a a pre Dawn Christmas Day fire destroyed the r. S. Spencer store and warehouse Annex Here. Origin of the Blaze in Hyde county a largest and oldest merchandising firm is unknown but it started in the rear of the building. The lire was discovered shortly after 4 . The contents. Of the building ranging from Home appliances to ladies apparel were a total loss firemen from the n. C. Forestry fire District Headquarters in Fairfield and from the towns of Belhaven and Columbia responded to a Call for help. A vacant store building next door was saved by the firemen but plate Glass windows in the r. S. Spencer furniture store across the Highway were broken by the heat from the Blaze. The store was located on the main Street of this waterfront Community in northeastern Hyde county at the Junction of the Middletown Road r. S. Spencer owner and operator of the merchandising business started As a boy merchant on a lot next door in 1900 with a Small shipment of goods from Norfolk. He opened on the location of the burned out. Enterprise in 1901 or 1902. A Spencer became Hyde county a Best known merchant. He extended into furniture sales a portion of the business now operated by his son. The local Man was one of the founders and is a director in the East Carolina Bank. He is listed in m. C. Names a who a who a of Well known tar Hedy a by George Esper associated press writer Saigon it apr a congressman said today that North vietnamese officials had told him american prisoners of War a re allowed to participate in a pore and were Given special privileges this Christmas season. Rep. O. A Sonny Montgomery d-m.iss., told a news conference that he met two Days this week with High ranking officials lil i a in. M to wry to i isfr�1 Ifni m Sam Ai a Framp of tur i i us Thomur by in Vientiane. Laos. Including the charge d affaires the congressman talked with newsmen As he wound up a week Long tour of Southeast Asia Montgomery a member of the House veterans affairs committee said he went to Vientiane to meet with the North vietnamese a was a. Private citizen but that they accepted him As a government official. He did not say whether he will make an official report on his trip when he gets Back to Washington a probably the most significant thing that came out of my meetings for two Days is that they did meet with an american government official and the highest ranking official they be Ever met in that Montgomery said. A a this is significant in that 1 generally supported president Nixon a policy in Southeast Asia and i am generally classified somewhat As a he said he gave the North vietnamese three Concrete proposals 1. That he be Given any information on american prisoners of War that has not been released in Paris. 2. That he be admitted to Hanoi and be allowed to meet with. American prisoners. 3 that two to six americans be released in his custody and flown to Vientiane. Quot i did not get a Flat answer that i could not come to Hanoi to meet with the prisoners a Montgomery said. A i was Given the answer on my third request a that americans be released that this would be referred to Hanoi. On my request for information on the 1 560 men classified As missing i was told that would be referred to Montgomery said the North vietnamese told him. That Quot the prisoners Are being treated very see pow Page 10� world jews denounce sentences by the associated or ebb Denuncio Lions against the soviet Union reverb Era led around the work today because of death sentences handed Down in Leningrad against two jews accused of planning to Hijack a soviet jetliner throughout Israel. Jews demonstrated revulsion at the trial and at Moscow s refusal to let soviet jews emigrate to Israel peace dividend proves myth in inflation wave West German Consul tells Pentagon to increase Story of life As hostage spen Hins by Otto mulling Robertson rites held Williamston a Saylor r. Robertson age 68, died wednesday night in Martin. General Hospital here1 following a heart attack. Robertson a native of Brownsville va., had been making his Home Here for the past 27 years. He was local manager for the state Federal inspection service. Robertson married Katherine Stowe Morgan of Washington she preceded him in death in 1963. A a surviving Are two step sons John. I. Morgan of Washington and Richard d. Morgan of Maryland and five step grandchildren funeral services were held this morning at 11 30 of clock in the Biggs funeral Chapel with the Rev. Thurman Griffin pastor of the Piney Grove Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed in Oakdale cemetery in Washington with the Rev. Horace Garris pastor of the first United methodist Church assisting for historic Register a a a a a courthouse nominated the Beaufort county courthouse Here 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. The nomination was submitted a this week 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 courthouse was completed in 1786 and has been used continually As the seat of Beaufort county government it is one of the earliest permanent Public buildings in North Carolina and has served As a meeting place for the prominent political and social figures in the area for More than 150 years. The National Register is the nations official list of Quot districts Sites buildings structures and object of significance la schoolchildren in Tel Aviv chanted Quot let my people go before the finnish embassy which handles soviet affairs to Israel pupils in Haifa asked in a Telegram to the White House that president Nixon intervene the Southern Cit it it bled mayor Sam Yorty of Loa Angeles Eilat s sister City asking support for the condemned men even Rajah. The pro Moscow communist party of Israel asked that the death sentences be modified but it sent a letter to soviet president Nikolai Podgorny condemning an Quot anti soviet propaganda campaigns it said was being waged in Israel Premier golds Meir told the Knesset israelis parliament that the defendants Only crime Woolard rites held Friday Mccoy m. A a squirt Woolard age 71, prominent local Barber passed away Early thursday morning at his Home at 208 Simmons Street after an us near of six months funeral services were held Friday at 3 00 . In the first Christian Church with or. Raymond l. Alexander officiating. Burial was in Oakdale cemetery. Serving As bearers were Clifton Hodges Lindsey we a Woolard or. Clark Rodman a. Felosa a enneme Phillip l. Paul William r Deans Curtis Toler Henry k. Griffin Bennie Sawyer Clyde Roberson and William p. Bragg honorary bearers wre members of the menus Bible class of the first Christian Church. The body was moved from the Oden funeral Home to the Church one hour prior to the time for services. Or. Woolard was born in Beaufort county on january �9, 1899 son of the late John e. And Lena Woolard and had served this Community As a professional Barber for More than fifty five years for the past Twenty five years he had owned and operated the american Barber shop of this City. He was a member of the Board of deacons of the first Christian Church and had rendered faithful service As a member of the property committee of the Church and the menus Bible class of the Church i a see Woolard. Page it i associated press writer Frankfurt a honorary West German Consul Eugen Delhi headed for a reunion with his family today after recounting to his countrymen the Story of the three weeks he spent As a some time a my relatives in inc sin raft in an at Porf too Southern Germany then he plans to it Back to san Sebastian. Spain where he was kidnapped dec 1 by the Basque separatist organization Eta the kidnappers warned that he would meet the same hostage of Basque Kinda pers in Spain the West German air Force assigned him a plane for a flight from Frankfurt to Biarritz in Southern France to join his wife andk29-> ear old daughter they were to return to West Germany. Where Beishi was scheduled to undergo medical Testa and the family was to spend Tate As 16 basques triad foil murder and terrorism in the Spanish City of Burgas but re leased him before the verdict was announced and said his abduction had served us Pur pose Quot at least a for the to at the Frankfurt Airport Delhi avoided newsmen by Riding under police a abort to the twin in for dignitaries mrs Bilhl said in san Sebas tan that she could not sleep during the might to anticipation of the reunion Quot in a so very excited happily excited Over the release of my husband she said tried hard to sleep but All i could do was to close my eyes for a few minutes i m really eager to see and embrace him Quot Christmas Day this year was the happiest one to my life and l u never he Able to forget it no matter How Long i live Quot 8ur comb Tel Page Iii it huh tar h t 4 1hhhus�? associated press writer Washington a the so called peace dividend the billions of dollars the Nixon administration hoped could by channelled hark into health and education pro Nixon resumes budget planning James w Joyner by Mike Shanahan. Associated Presa writer Washington Cape a president Nixon resumed planning today on his budget and Legisla Tive program for next year after a quiet Christmas surrounded by family members. Except for a pre Christmas hint that the president wanted books there was no disclosure of what he and the others received customarily however Sec Nixon Page pm illegal not to Stop for present Joyner named key two arrested banker a Belhaven banker has been named a county key banker for Beaufort county. He Wib coordinate the farm and Agri business activities of the n. C. Bankers association in their area. Ocba president Bland w. Worley of Winston Salem has announced that James w. Joyner will serve As county key banker during the next 12 months. Or. Joyner is vice president of Wachovia Bank amp Trust co., . A Zjr for 26 years the Ocba has received National recognition for its notable program of service to agriculture and agribusiness in North Carolina. President Worley in noting this record thanked the 100 county key Bankers tor their leadership. Worley noted such projects a see Joyner. Page 10� in robbery a robbery was committed about 11 30 last night at Walter Hills Quot a a grocery and storage and 15 minutes later two men were in custody. Sammy Curlings age 23, and a Hen Ray Boyd 22, both White of 413 Mulberry Street Williamston were arrested just East of Washington on Highway 264 at 1.1 45 . Last night. The compact car a Simca in which they were travelling was loaded Down with 11 cases of Beer allegedly taken from the storage House Back of the Quot a a grocery the Beaufort county sheriff s department was assisted in the arrests by the Washington police department and the n. C. Highway patrol. Curlings and Boyd Are being held this morning in the Beaufort county jail charged with breaking and entering larceny and receiving both Are under $500 Bonds history architecture archaeology and culture a and one of the benefits of entry on the Register is the requirement that the historical significance of the property be considered by any Agency proposing to alter or destroy it with the Aid of Federal funds. The nomination was made in connection with the state department of archives and history a Long Range program of identifying and documenting the authenticity of historic in North Carolina. Mulberry. Fla apr there a a special kind of ordinance to Mulberry one that usually leaves convicted offend ers Happy the Quot Christmas Law applies Only once a year. Six motorists from the North fumed and turned and one even pleaded guilty before he heard about the annual Law of Mulberry Friday. Only after municipal court judge Carl Ellis finished a Stern faced lecture did the motorists learn Why police chief Norris Nixon had pulled them to the judge who doubles As mayor of this West Central Flor Ida Community told them that police work hard and done to like their efforts going without re Ward. A because you were going to drive through Mulberry without stopping at City Hall a judge Ellis said a the policeman had to bring you in to receive this gift Box of fruit. Merry Christmas a the one Day ordinance was passed four years ago making it Lunga for an out of state Motorist to pay through Mulberry without stopping to pick up a gift from the police department a so Long As the Supply of fruit holds out. A naturally everybody we pick up thinks immediately that see Law. Page 10� Vietnam War wound Down has proved to be a myth in a wave of inflation there is no peace dividend says Robert c moot the pent a gone a com i roller inflation am pay raises have eaten Moat of it. Moot said that at its Peak in 1988 the Vietnam War was coating the Pentagon an Acido s2n billion a year but he the end of the current fiscal year the figure will have been sliced to Sec dividend. Page my or. William a. Ellison Dies Belhaven or William a. Ellison fisheries consultant died in the fungo District Hospital thursday night. He was 7� years old. Graveside funeral service Wilt be held this afternoon at 2pm Woodlawn cemetery in Williamston with the Rev John to no officiating. Or Ellison spent much of i professional life associated with the Marine Bio Logies Laboratory at Beaufort but had spent sometime in fisheries studies abroad or. Ellison married the former Clara Sawyer of Belhaven in 1931. Surviving Testudo. Imp Marti one a tote -mrs.1 Robert Mitchell of Belhaven a native of Wal Jamston he was a member of Trinity United methodist Church mrs. Add a Tjark die today mrs Ada Estelie Clark age 80. Resident of Pennsylvania ave died Early this morning at the Beaufort county Hospital following a critical illness of two weeks. Mrs Clark suffered declining health for the past two years. She was born in Beaufort county May 11. 1890. Daughter of the late major and Betty Smith Woolard she was a. Member of the Baptist Church twice married first to la a Renee Hawk t is. Who proceeded her in death in 1932 and to Frank Clark who preceded her in death in 1968 she is Surv rated by one it it Ltd i ask Page to work Rescue together since 1786 and still saving Miami a the . Coast guard and two of Fidel Castro s patrol boats cooperated to Rescue seven americans from a partially submerged boat aground off Cuba on Christmas the cuban patrol Craft came upon the 85-foot sea Rover bound for Nicaragua soon after it ran aground on a Coral reef three Miles off the Northwestern tip of Cuba survivors said after they were flown to Miami. David Edwards 30, of Statesville n.c., said the cubans offered their help and when the americans were unable to free the grounded boat stood by until the coast guard could reach the converted it boat and the four adults and three children aboard. A the water was Only about Waist deep inside the boat so we All scurried up to the deck.,�?� Edwards said. The cubans arrived soon after the travellers radioed a distress Call. Quot the cubans were very helpful five of them came Over asking if they could provide us with any assistance a Edwards said a they made an attempt to help us get the boat off but a Tomt guard aircraft a 9m Haw a Short time later. Edwards said and dropped a Salvage pub a that was too a helicopter Miles away picked up six of the boats passengers late Friday and the seventh owner Nikola Severdija of Miami was taken aboard the belgian freighter pontos in st Petersburg coast guard it Bill Fisher Pilot of the helicopter and his crewmen said a one of the cubans helped Transfer the sea Rover s passengers and personal gear to a raft. The Only difficulty Edwards said occurred when he attempted to go aboard the raft. Edwards said a cuban officer asked him to remain aboard but subsequently agreed to let him go Severdija 33, his wife Sylvia and. Their children .10, a Dean 8 and Gladys ii were Enro Ute to Nicaragua As settlers the wife said. Mrs. Severdija said they had planned to operate the sea Rover commercially As a nicaraguan River boat. Edwards and his wife Terri who have been living temporarily in Miami had planned to Fly Back to the United states
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