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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 29, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather i Necip Laton ending and of oct torn tit mently funny and cold a cd Leaday Lewt tonight own 30 High wednesday pm #0 Washington daily news if you do not get your paper dial Mo-2143 Between a 10 and ? 00 o clock and one will be delivered to f Stab amp to 1000 eight pages Washington North Carol Ina. Tuesday afternoon december 29, 19?0 Dally exc i sunday in Spain group swears v vengeance u unions by Fenton Wheeler a a Oci aled press Werher Burgos. Spain a Basque nationalists swore vengeance today against the military judges who sentenced six basques to death and nine others to a prison. A there will be retaliation a one member of the Basque terrorist Organ a ration it a warned after the court handed Down the sentences monday. He singled out Cap Antony Troncao de Castro the Legal adviser to the court martial and another Eta source said of de Castro a the better have a bodyguard a denunciations of the death sentences and appeals for clemency poured into Madrid from around the world and Basque sympathizers or foes of the Franco regime held demonstrations in cities throughout Europe. Some led to violence. In san Sebastian the Basque capital on Spain s Northern coast youths roamed the streets monday night overturning cars and smashing windows. A bomb exploded in front of the Spanish consulate in Rome but caused no significant damage. More than 200 demonstrators broke into the Spanish embassy in Brussels and ransacked some of unc meeting the is to the the rooms defense lawyers for basques filed appeals military commander of Burgos but it appeared unlikely that he would accept them if he does not and signs the death War from it Ner Altissimo Francisco Franco the Spanish chief of state can Stop the executions before a firing squad Franco facing his worst crisis since the Spanish civil War met with hit Cabinet to of Ischii whether he should commute the death sentences announcement of the sentences brought new appeals for clemency from the Vatican and the governments of Italy France Australia Denmark. Norway and Belgium there was no word from Washington of any intercession by the . Government a major military and financial ally of the Franco regime. But Pete t. Cenarrusa Idaho a Secretary of state and of Basque origin himself said the state depart ment told him it would a do something Quot if the death sentences Are not commuted attention in Washington was directed to the sentencing of two jews to death in the soviet Union for plotting to Hijack an Airliner. Scott a i game Here to listen Senate a a t wired for sound by John Chadwick associated press writer Washington a in Odd hours when senators Aren t filibustering workmen Are rewiring the Senate chamber to make it easier for members to b talk and be heard. In a break with tradition installation of what the Senate Calls a speech reinforcement system better known As a pub Lic address system got under Way in the unforeseen lame Duck session of Congress with a tan a Gle of Senate filibusters has a delayed installation. As a result work on the 26 Miles of wiring has been on a catch As catch can basis. Extra workmen have been hired to work at night and at other hours when the Senate has not been in session. A spokesman for the Cape tol architect said the work is better than 90 per cent completed and a if the Good lord is with us a i the 3125.000 system will be ready when the 92nd Congress convenes next month. A break work Crews a see sound Page 8 by Yvonne Baskin associated press writer Raleigh Cap gov Bob Scott declaring a i came Here to listen a a went into a closed door meeting today to present to the executive committee of the University of North Carolinas Board of trustees his proposal for restructuring higher education. A a in a just going to present them with the need for reorganization the same thing in be been saying before and ask them for their thinking a Scott said shortly before the session began he said he did not intend to ask the trustees for any formal action and did not know whether they would take any. Present for the session were the 15 members of the executive committee chancellors of the University a six campuses and thee consolidated University president. Or. William Friday. The governor said he expected to take about hours his proposals and that discussion by the trustees would begin then. There was no indication How Long the meeting would continue. Scott first mentioned the idea about two weeks ago when he met in private with trustees of the states Public universities and members of the state Board of higher education. The governor suggested the formation of a single Board of i see Scott Page 8� seeking expansion by Brooks Jackson time Wilri press Werher Washington api organized labor and the Federal government Are asking the supreme court to Rule that Union can Force management to bargain about benefits for retired employees the Case affects directly Only 190 retired employees in Ohio. But labor lawyers court decision if allowed to stand could touch retirement benefits for millions of workingmen and perhaps Lead to Tsap pea Ranee of countless other subjects from labor management bargaining Rabiaa. Employers have for years been required to negotiate retirement programs for Active workers and Many have bargained voluntarily to increase benefits for workers already retired. Last june 10, however the court of appeals at Cincinnati overturned a National labor relations Board decision and ruled labor could not insist As a matter of Law that management negotiate benefits for retired workers the importance of the Case is underlined by the fact Friend of the court briefs were filed on management s Side by the National association of manufacturers and the . Chamber of Commerce and on the Norb Side by the of Vico the United Auto workers Ehe steelworkers and transit workers. The Case dates Back to 1965 when the Federal medicare Law was enacted and local 1 of the Allied chemical workers of America asked Pittsburgh plate i Sor scotus. Page 8 it City native Dies in wreck Samuel Lee Williams a former resident of 850 West fourth Street and resident of Washington d. C., was fatally injured in a automobile Accident at Woodbridge va., he was Enro Ute Home to vist relatives during the Holiday season. Or. Williams was a graduate of p. S. Jones High school and a Veteran of the u. S. Air Force serving for eight years. Upon completing his military service he enrolled in Catholic University where he was a student of Law. At the univer sity he served As president of Black student organization and was a member of the Catholic funeral mass will be held wednesday morning at 10 30 . From the Mother of mercy Catholic Church with father William Frost offering the mass. Burial will be in the Harts family cemetery in. Edward with military rites. Tuesday evening at 8 p.m., father Frost will offer the Rosary at the Randolph a funeral Home. Survivors Are his Mother mrs. Everlena Hines his Stepfather Robert Hines of new a York his grandmother mrs. Fannie m. Williams his great grandmother mrs. Everlena Harts of this City one sister mrs. Thelma Hammonds of this City. The family is at the Home of his grandmother mrs. Fannie m. Williams 850 West 4th Street City. George Ball fears w. German Liberal policy with soviets Israel Cambodia get funds by John m Hightower a special t nor re pen legit Washington a it former undersecretary of state George w rail says he fears. West Germany a new Liberal policy toward the soviet Union might Lead to Quot diplomatic adventures Between the two nations thus Imp riling the Western Alliance mrs w. B Roberson or. Jam Kab r me Mullan Bath historic commission members a pictured Are three new members of the Bath historic commission and one member who has been reappointed mrs. Margaret Griffin of it i Williamston has been named to a five year term. She is the wife of j. T. Griffin and she is an employee of Repco As Well As a housewife she also is a state officer in the order of Eastern Star James b Mcmullen of Washington is a new appointee. A local attorney he has been Active in Community and political affairs Over a period of Many years he too has been appointed for a five year term. Mrs w. R Roberson or of Washington has been reappointed for a five year term. Wife of state representative William r. Bill Roberson jr., she has been Active in the work of the Bath commission for severe i years. Another recent appointee is _. Re i Sam Jones of Norfolk and Ocracoke or Jones has been interested w Aitch Oovi in the restoration of historic Sites at Bath and he has made several contributions toward a been named to fill the unexpired team of mrs. Philip Godwin of Gates county who resigned by w alter r Meara associated press writer Washington it a it the Senate pawed Early today a al 8-Bulion appropriations Bill providing 255 million in Anat act Ante for Cambodia and 8500 Mil lion to help bolster the armed forces of Israel that Bill was sent to president Nixon amid a burst of Midnight Speed that also produced Aiti Effort to Settle the foreign policy dispute stalling the 16 6 billion defense appropriations Mil in a scant 0 minutes the Senate dealt with two issues that have been among the legislative tangles blocking the path to adjournment of the 9lat Congress another controversy was unravelled earlier monday As the Senate dropped welfare Reform and Trade legislation in an attempt to beat the Calendar and Salvage a in 5 billion a year increase in. Social Security benefits the social Security measure on which a final vote could come late today. Also would pro vide a 11 Billon increase in Wel fare payments for some 3 Mil lion aged Blind and disabled americans. But with the 91st Congress expiring at noon sunday Little time is left for a House Striate conference on social Security the supplemental approx Ria see Congress Page 8 balt who is in touch with for eign policy leaders in and out of the Nixon Nistra lion sex m Chancellor Willy Brandt but questioned Bonn s future course when Brandt is no longer in Power in spit of Overall support of Brandts ability. Ball criticised -ihe-4ltet�?4�4w�mft--teder�?fer failing to get serious Ronces a tons Quot from Moscow in recent negotiations on s Nona Greaton treaty he also railed for a slowdown in Bra Mil s whole drive to work out other agree ments with Moscow Ball undersecretary of state in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations and a Long time Champion of Western european Union and Alliance with the United slates made Clear in an associated. Presa interview he is worried about a potential West Germany swing away from the Atlantic Alliance toward Moa cow the Nixon administration publicly approves Brandt s poll by but Ball spelled out Reserva tons and fears held privately by some influential government men these officials insist they Are not implacably opposed to Brandt policy but want it car tied out very cautiously without giving the soviet Union undue advantage Brandt has pinned final ratification of the no aggression pact a the foundation piece of his new policy Toa soviet Western agreement Berlin there appear in be some fears in Washington that Brandi a two find it difficult to hold to his Price for ratification in his eagerness to acco Motiah his russian policy Here Are question and an Swers from the Bell interview u Are you an opponent of Canh Kalfor Brandr a a torts to conclude a no aggression treaty with Russia a 1 do not oppose Chancellor Brandt s wish to conclude treaties with the soviet Union or with Poland that May ease the lot of the Peoples concerned although the soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 198 a hewed How illusory is a non aggression pact with the soviet Union my concern relate. To the Speed with which he has proceeded and the failure to insist on Zenotis concessions from the soviet Union the critical test will be whether the Chancellor s government withholds final ratification until something significant is achieved in the four Power . British. French talks on Berlin u do you think the . Support for Brandt s policy toward Russia to contrary to . Interests in Europe a our governments attitude toward the treaty is not so much one of support As one of benign noninterference my impression it Aklil the government received Hal Page 81 passes today octane ratings to be posted by Lawrence l. Knutson associated press writer Washington a the Federal Trade commission is reported ready with a sort of a truth in Gas Quot measures the posting of octane ratings on service station Gas pumps. Such a ruling first suggested to the Etc in 1968 by sen. William Proxmire would be issued and enforced Over protests from the Oil Industry. Industry contends the octane rating is Only one important component of motor fuel however according to Capitol Hill sources the Etc requirement is intended As a first step to help Drivers figure the Best kind of Gas for their car. Basically the octane rating is the Meije of the gasoline for burp it woo they without v King wastes Power and fuel causes noise May a see Gas. Page 8� defense claims Manson innocent Rivers replacement vows v a a. A 1 / Strong pro military View by Jim Adams associated press writer Washington a con tend Rie United states should have bombed its Way to a Vietnam Victory avg Cen it had the Chance rep. F. Edward Hebert has vowed to keep the House armed services committee on the Tough pro military course set by its late chairman l. Mendel Rivers. The Louisiana Democrat in line to succeed Rivers who died monday also said the draft will not be ended military spending must be increased with a modern Navy getting top priority and he accused the military a critics of Quot ignorance and president Nixon a plan to turn the War Over to South Vietnam is the Only course that can be pursued now Hebert told newsmen. But he said if his and Rivers advice had been followed the War would have ended in . Victory five years ago. A a we a have bombed North Vietnam wed have destroyed anything of value to the enemy a Hebert said. A Haiphong Harbor would have been the first thing hit. What makes the military Industrial Complex in North Vietnam so sacrosanct a he said Nixon a inherited a son and unholy mess and a a he a pursuing the Only policy he can get out with a a it a a military no win policy a Hebert said a but that a wha t was handed to at the same time the prospective House chairman said a i m not going to be policeman for the world a and suggested . Commitments abroad should be reassessed. Quot the draft will not end a Hebert said flatly. And he added de Volunteer not work because have the Volun Nixon s pc army will a you Don t the House committees first business next year he said will be to approve a Bill extending the draft beyond its june 30 expiration. Nixon has urged the Extension be the beginning of a draft phase out and transition to a Volunteer military. Hebert indicated he will oppose the presidents request for congressional authority to Stop College draft deferments saying Nixon already has authority to do that by simply proclaiming it is in the National interest. Hebert said he will press the $4-billion to $5-billion Navy modernization program. Rivers wanted he favors at this Point full safeguard antimissile system expansion and that military funds must be increased. By Linda Deutsch associated press writer los Angeles a the defense says Charles Manson and three women co defendant Are innocent of the Sharon Tate murders and the real killers Are still at Large. Paul Fitzgerald head of the four attorney defense team also told the jury monday that the states Star witness Linda Kas Abian lied under oath in order to save her own life. In the first Day of his often dramatic summation Fitzger Aid gave the jurors their first look at the defense Side of the Case. I the four defense attorneys had presented no witnesses or evidence and Fitzgerald was the first to state in court that persons still unknown might have killed the blonde actress and six others in two slaying spree in August 1969he cited a piece of prosecution evidence a pair of eyeglasses found at the Tate mansion which have not been connected to an owner. Quot those glasses were introduced into the residence by the person or persons actually responsible for the deaths a said Fitzgerald. Mrs. Kasabian was the state s Only asserted eyewitness to any of the killings. Fitzgerald said she May have made up the whole tale to win immunity from prosecution. A if Vou could save your life by making up a Story you Quot asked the attorney. Mrs. Kasabian 21. Mother of two testified that she went with members of Manson a hippie style a a family on a murder Mission to miss taters borne where five persons were slaughtered and one the following night to kill or and mrs. Leno Labianca wealthy food store proprietors she was indicted with Manson and the other women on murder conspiracy charges but went free after she testified. A it s when she a got a gun up to her head when she sees that her life is hanging in the balance that she decides she has to say something folks Quot Fitzgerald said. Snow Falls in Nic. Today by the associated press Snow fell Over much of North Carolina today. Forecasts called for an accumulation of about two inches in the Western Piedmont and the Mountain. A the Highway patrol said roads were open in the mountains Early this morning but As the snowfall continued roads were expected to get Slick. Travel Erst warnings were1 in effect from Hickory West. Ice closed most of the Blue see Snow. Page is Warren w Boyd age 51, resident of it. I Pinetown died suddenly this morning at 12 30 of clock following a heart attack. Or. Boyd was born in Beaufort county oct. 8,1919, ton of the late John b. And Josephine Waters Boyd. He was an employee of the Beaufort equipment company and was a Veteran of world War ii ser ving with the u. S Navy. He was married to the former Verk Everett of this county. Surviving Are one son Gregory Warren Boyd of Mocksville and two Sisters. Mrs Charlie b. Tetterton and mrs Hassell Tetterton both of it 1, Pinetown. Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of the Pau funeral Home wednesday afternoon at 2 of clock conduct by Jim Hensley pastor of the Everetts Church of Christ burial will follow in Oakdale cemetery the following will serve As pallbearers Oscar Boyd Carmer Wallace Harrison Ambrose Thurman Boyd Jesse Wallace and Leo Boyd. The family will be at the Home of or. Boyds sister my. Charlie b. Tetterton it. I Pinetown unusual Speed baby conceived a f 1. A. A it a iyar i Linio born years later by Frank Casky a science a a a a Chicago apr the future a a Irth of Quot deep freeze babies Quot a conceived from eggs and sperm preserved for years in the Frozen slate is forecast by a noted american geneticist. Or. Bentley Glass retiring president of the american association for the advancement of science said monday the tech Nique would allow Young Cou pies to delay the birth of their children without risking the higher probability of genetic defects normally associated with advancing age said the Young couple id have their genetically thy reproductive cells stored m a4jtentifj�deep freeze for years theft combined in a Laboratory incubator to produce a fertilized egg for implantation and growth within the mothers womb z Glass academic vice Presb Dent of the state University of new York Stony Brook said this is one of various science fic Tion like possibilities for the future growing out of a startling Progress Quot being made by a a id tul j. De h Tolt group of researchers at Cam Bridge University England he was referring to the work of or r g Edwards and col la born i or who have succeeded in fertilizing human female eggs with fresh sperm outside the womb and developing them to the stage at which they would normally become implanted in the Wall of a woman a womb. The British scientists have not yet implanted such an embryo into a woman. And they have said that when they do it would Only be to allow child bearing by women whose oviduct or egg tubes Are blocked but Glass in his Farewell address at the 137th meeting of the a Socia t Ion dec la red a 11 s Hou id he obvious that the technique can be quickly and widely extended a he listed these further possibilities from the pioneering a a a prenatal adoption Quot of babies that is. Babies artificially conceived from eggs of donor women but implanted As embryos and brought to term in is a babies. Pase 8 russians hasten hearing on hijackers appeals by James r. Pe1pert associated press writer Moscow apr acting with unusual Speed the soviet government scheduled a hearing wednesday on appeals from the ii defendants in the jewish hijacking trial. The speedup in the proceedings was seen As an attempt to end the worldwide juror Over the severity of the sentences. It appeared that the death sentences Given six Basque nationalists in Spain monday might help the Kreplin achieve this much As the British French invasion of the Suez in 1956 blunted Western condemnation of the soviet repression of the hungarian revolt. Normally an Appeal of a conviction takes six to eight weeks in the soviet Union. But the two jews sentenced to death and the seven jews and two gentiles facing Long terms in labor Camps were ordered to appear i ms1� a. A a russian federation Only six Days after their conviction in Leningrad. Some sources suggested that the government was speeding up the process because it wants Quot this uproar to die Down Quot before the communist party Congress in March. Quot there definitely is the possibility that the death sentences could be commuted to lengthy jail sentences Quot one source added explaining that the soviet leaders Quot May feel communist parties of other nations Are going to put pressure on them and this could be worrying them a a a 1 nine More jews Are scheduled for trial Jan. 6 in Leningrad and another 12 Are to be tried in Riga and Kishinev in formed sources have reported. They Are charged with opposition in one degree or another to the soviet government s ban on the 11 Leningrad defendant admitted plotting to commandeer a Small Aeroflot plane in june the group planned May to Sweden and Theja is a a re going on to Israel but they were arrested a amp a we about to Board the i. Eni Farad protest in foreign countries which began during the trial increased in the Wake of the sentencing end several Western governments joined in with appeals to the Kremlin leaders for clemency a tip . State department took a restrained approach apparently feeling that any outspoken criticism from it would Only stiffen the determination of the men in Moscow a spokesman in Washington said president Nixon and Secretary of state William p Rogers had conferred. About the Case twice during the weekend and the . Government has a a mro Hnz a v1 a
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