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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 31, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather or a amen a Arnif Eoo if. A Ramiu rain Ith Chancre of Dot re flow it near Poult it. I a a Ltd to. Friday fair my Hiffa in 3d Washington daily news if you do not get your paper a stat 946-2145 to lot a 0 and 1 00 o clock and one will a. A in we Jerrmi in front far Carolina thursday afternoon. December it i97g daily except sunday helped at Christmas mine tragedy Rescue workers for dead Grope by by Ramsey a Oriard Presa writer Hyden. By api a Rescue workers probed deeper into a Mountain today and discovered the 36th victim of a searing blast in a mine cited earlier this Fety violation. The search continued for the bodies of two other men believed to be entombed somewhere within the scorched rubble strewn corridors of the Finlay Coal cd operation an original list provided by the company showed 39 kims1 were working when the blast hit wednesday afternoon but officials said one of the men apparently was not in the mine. The Only known survivor of the blast was Hospital a Zed with minor injuries incurred when he was blow Back out of the Tunnel. Everett Bartlett supervisor of the Hazard District of the Kentucky department of mines and minerals attributed the disaster to one of two things Quot either they were shooting dynamite no the Coal in there or it was a blown electrical in Federal inspections earlier this year the mine was cited for a variety of mine safety Law violations the Louisville courier Joun Tal reported spa per a records Vive a he said both fans were working but As it turned out the men in the mine apparently were beyond the need of an air Supply Finley who went in with an time he saw were badly burned and appeared to have died instantly one worker a t. Collins was about 1.0 feet inside the mine when the detonation came about corrected More irregularities were found in october and on nov 23, according to the courier Jour Nal there was no indication that the earlier violations were related to wednesday s blast the newspaper said. Clifford Finley a relative of the mine owner was in the mine shop about 50 feet from the main Entrance when the explosion occurred. Finley immediately ran to two mine openings to see whether the fans were still operating Quot i knew they had to have ventilation if they were going to Suk n. C. Expecting White new year news in Brief Indochina . And South vietnamese forces begin a 24-hour cease fire for new years the Viet Cong kill 19 militiamen in a Hamlet. 24 Miles from Saigon. From Saigon Indochina Roundup Advance for 5 . Est. More and More americans Are coming to Paris trying to pressure the North about the pos. But most of the americans Don t get inside the door. Washington an old Congress is about to wearily Welcome a new year still fighting the Battles of 1970 on the eve of 1971. Roundup May stand. President Nixon a nominee to head the office of economic Opportunity has assured senators the administration has no plans to dismantle Vista the Domestic Volunteer Agency. Basques spaniards turn their attention to new years celebrations after Generalissimo Franco spares six basques nationalists from Law schools which encourage women to seek admission but refuse to prohibit employers from discriminating in hiring Are perpetrating a cruel hoax says a woman Law professor. By the associated press the year 1970 went out today with a heavy snowfall in North Carolina. This first major storm of the Winter was expected to confront new years eve revellers with four inches or More of Snow in some sections of the state. The National weather service said the heaviest Falls would be in the Western Ana in Horn reaches. It was the second snowfall in North Carolina in three Days. The first contributed to three deaths on icy roads. A Complex Low pressure area moved into the state from the Florida Panhandle. Then a Small Low entered Over Arkansas also moved toward the state and the two lows were expected to join Over the Carolinas during the afternoon. The storm moved across the Carolinas and then up the coast warnings were issued for four inches of More of new Snow Over several Eastern states today and tonight. The areas of heavy Snow warnings included portions of Northern and Eastern Tennessee most of Kentucky Inland North Carolina and most of Virginia Maryland and Delaware. Ii a heavy Snow we Takh a not As urgent As a warning a was issued for Pennsylvania new Jersey most of Southeastern new York and Southern new England. In South Carolina a travellers warning was first issued for the Northwestern Section and then extended to include the North Central portion of the state. At 6 . A mixture of rain Snow and freezing rain was falling at a see weather Page 8i but escaped with minor injuries gov. Louie b. Nunn who came Here from Frankfort set up temporary Headquarters in a Metal hut a few Yards from the main Entrance to the mine. He telephoned the White House which offered Federal Aid. But Nunn said he replied that Quot nothing more1 could be done at the As word of the tragedy reached Hyden the seat of the second poorest county in the nation relatives began flocking to the site about one mile up a dirt Road f families the salvation army helped 180 families in its Christmas program this year. Captain Phil Rawls of the salvation army reported today that 185 families applied for Aid. Careful screening eliminated five of them and the program again this year gave some measure of Christmas cheer to every family on the list he said this includes the 44 cases which come in late from the Beaufort county department of social services. The number of persons involved in the Christmas cheer program is 858. The salvation army gave 144 baskets containing food and toys and 15 baskets containing food Only the report shows. There were 1,145 toys Given including 25 wheel toys. The Kettle House on main Street again was operated daily by the woman a club Jaycee ettes rotary club. Lions club Moose Lodge and red men. The red men again were the winners for the highest Day with 3349.43 received the total Christmas income a from All sources came to $4,196.25. Of this amount $3,052.66 came from the Public Appeal. Capt. Rawls report shows that 180 bags of fruit favors and reeding material were Given to rest Homes in the area. Each rest Home was visited. Capt. And mrs. Rawls commanders said today a we of the salvation army Are deeply grateful to All who stood with us this Christmas to bring a measure of cheer and happiness to others. May god bless you isec army. Page 8� russians commute sentences by Michael Johnson unsocial press writer Moscow apr the supreme court of the russian Republic today commuted the death sent Knees of the two jews convicted of treason on Christmas eve in the Leningrad Hijack Case the court reduced the sentences of Edward Kuznetsov. 1, and Mark by truth <3. To is gov. Scott signs order setting u p police Academy show that in june a Federal inspector found an Quot imminent danger because of Loose Coal and Coal dust accumulations and ordered mining stopped it resumed operations three Days later after deficiencies were 12 10 pit a the was hurled 30 feet year terms in a labor Camp it also reduced the labor Camp terms Given in Leningrad to three other defendants but upheld the other six sentences. The trial and sentencing of r or. I a a a a a a ,. . A ids tests in Western Europe Israel and the United states and a number of foreign governments and leaders appealed to the soviet government for clemency. The Appeal court reversed the death sentences less than 24 hours after Generalissimo Francisco Franco the Spanish chief of state commuted the death sentences of six Basque nationalists and russians sympathetic to the Leningrad defendants said the russian court undoubtedly was influenced by Francois action. The 11 defendants nine jews and two gentiles were arrested in june As they prepared to Board a Small soviet Airliner in Leningrad for Finland. At the trial which began dec. 15 and ended Christmas eve the jews admitted planning to Hijack the plane because the soviet government refused to let them emigrate to Israel they were charged with treason. Quot in considering their appeals a the soviet news Agency Tass reported Quot the supreme court proceeded from the fact that the Hijack attempt was averted in time and that under the soviet Law the death penalty is an exceptional measure of the court acted after a hearing that lasted a Day and a half. Barred from the. Courtroom supporters of the defendants stood outside the building in the rain and Snow As the arguments went on inside. Designed to train officers Washington apr three . Jewish leaders say the Nixon administration has done Quot everything that can be done1 through diplomatic channels to help the 11 Leningrad Hijack defendants. The jewish leaders met with president Nixon and Secretary of state William p Rogers wednesday during an emergency one Day conference called to gain u a. Aid for the defendants nine of them jews. Prison sentences from 4 to 15 years were imposed on those not sentenced to death. Rogers sent a personal Appeal to soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko asking that the sentences be reduced the Washington Post reported. Rabbi Herschel Schacter of new York chairman of the american jewish conference on soviet jewry said much of the administrations action to help the defendants a was confidential and we would just As soon leave it that but he said Nixon Quot manifested a Large Range of knowledge of the situation and the leaders left their meeting a heartened by the presidents knowledge concern and understanding. Quot Hyde land clearings Large scale land Clearing operations Are underway on a vast Timberland tract East of Engelhard where a 15 million farming venture is Geilim under Way. Hie 35.000-Acrc tract will be brought into Grain production at the rate of 7.000 acres per year with the first crops scheduled in 11171 the operation known As Imu skeet farms is a joint venture of Cyan amid agricultural corporation a wholly owned .ubi->4 iary of ame rican Cyan amid company and Jurd 110 corp. A miss diary of j m realty development corporation which itself is a subsidiary of John i Fanrock Mutual life insurance company. Aerial photo by daily news staff photographer Irving Utch Jackd Raleigh a apr a gov Bob Scott issued an executive order today establishing the North Carolina criminal Justice Academy to provide advanced and specialized training Lor Law m increment officers Scott told a news conference the Central unit or ramp a of the Academy will be in West Raleigh on property owned by 1 the department of correction the site is part of the Polk youth Center the Academy will he under the state department of admin at rat Ion i t will have a 36-member Board of directory and an administrator chosen by the Hoard with the governors approval a Scott said a system of regional training centers will be set at strategic Points in the state to serve a maximum number of people on a commuting basis. These centers will be operated by the department of Community colleges under arrangements with the Academy the governor said it is hoped the first of the centers can be in operation during the fiscal year 1971-72 the governors committee on criminal Justice training had recommended establishment of the Academy Scott said a Bill will be introduced in the 1971 general Assembly to give statutory status to the aes Hemy. A request will be made for inclusion of funds for the Academy and its training Center in the 1971-73 a ppr Opria tier \ Bill. The governors order a effective Friday he said this will make it possible it. Organize a Board of directors within the next month and to begin soon the search for a staff for the Academy and. Its training Cen it we Catt Page it the blood 52 pints of blood collected Belhaven a Tidewater red Cross Mobile of Norfolk a. Visited Here tuesday dec. 29 and 62 persons donated 52 pints of blood. College students came out to assist co chairman mrs. Elizabeth Windley and Ralph Wallace Many faithful helpers county chairman Bob Mckenzie county health director Karl l. Vanhorn and the red Cross Bloodmobile team of Norfolk a. As they worked tirelessly throughout the Day. Or. Wallace covered the town appealing to residents Over the loud speaker of the Belhaven fire truck driven by assistant fire chief Daniel Gray Adams. Or. Wallace message Quot give blood today that May save a life the Appeal brought. A Sec pints Page 8 Corpse u covered in digging equipment being used to dig out a foundation on Market Street wednesday afternoon Quot opened a coffin and exposed the body of a woman Long buried the building owned and being renovated by j. D t me Cotter is on the site of an old Baptist Church located on Market Street at the turn of the Century. Markings on the rusted cast Iron casket yielded Little information except the last two letters of a first name and a last name of Wilder positive identification seems impossible. Paul funeral Home has the remains in storage until proper authorities can decide the ultimate disposition legally it must be re buried and it is believed that Oakdale will be the site but no. One is sure who is financially responsible. The Corpse was intact except for the head which was not located. It was wrapped in lace clothing decomposed along with the body. The tractor operator unidentified at his request was visibly shaken by the incident. This is the fourth such uncover Ning in the recent past. Construction Crews at the first United methodist Church the fire station and the fax building also dug up coffins. President May face court fight by John rec Klyk associated press writer Washington apr presi Dent Nixon faces a possible court Challenge Over his use of a pocket veto to kill a family Doc tor training Bill. Supporters of the bul say the president abused his pocket a a o authority when Congress was in a Brief Holiday recess they urged Congress to ignore the veto and appropriate funds making it possible for a medical student eligible under the program to file a court action if the government fails to implement it. Other members want Congress itself to seek a court Rul ing on the const it Tut tonality of Nixon a action and still others say the Constitution should be amended to clarify the pocket veto authority Nixon touched off the controversy last saturday when he announced he was killing the Fain ily practice of Medicine act by refusing to sign it. His failure to sign it amounted to a pocket veto the White House said because Congress was not meeting when the 10th Day passed. The Constitution provides a Bill becomes Law without the president s signature after 10 Days if Congress is still in ses \. It see veto. Pay. I sen. Muskie Sel to speak Wilson n. C. Api a sen. Edmund Muskie d me., a leading contender for the democratic nomination for president in 1972. Will speak in Wilson on feb to state Young democratic club president elect Charles Winberry announced wednesday Muskie will be the main ban Quel speaker when win Berry is formally installed As the state rdc president. A. Emberry described Muskie s visit to. The state As Quot highly significant Quot and said Muskie will place Art emphasis on agriculture during his visit. Quot sen. Muskie has expressed a special desire to talk to some of our Farmers and farm leaders about the squeeze facing Farmers and what kind of agricultural policy is needed Emberry said inflation May cramp but not dim big Celebration Atkinson named Raleigh a w. Robert Atkinson of Raleigh will take Over Jan. 1 As director a a he Richard t. Fountain school in Rocky mount. College students kelp when the Tidewater Bloodmobile visited Belhaven december ,29lh�?z College students in the area assisted the staff. From left front Row Are Melissa Bishop Mary Mac Wallace Linda Johnston and Janet Goodrich a Back Row Daphne o Neal and Denise Midyette. Ellen Dilday takes the temperature and pulse of Ellen Woodward a would be donor. This was announced wednesday by Blaine m. Madison state commissioner of juvenile correction Atkinson a 31-year-old graduate of Atlantic Christian College will succeed William d. Clark who is retiring As head of the boys training school. By the associated press from throwing out the crockery in Rome to counting out the year in new York the familiar new years eve rituals were set to begin today buoyed by Champage noisemakers and the strains of Quot Auld Lang syne Quot casting aside the cares of inflation europeans registered heavy bookings at Continental restaurants and night clubs despite generally higher charges than last year. But in the United states the economic squeeze was blamed for a reduction in Advance reservations at night spots in several major cites. Some places lowered prices and a handful cancelled celebrations the West coast was the major exception to the . Business slump with los Angeles and san Francisco reporting reservations going Well and even some sell outs. Reports from Boston Dallas and Seattle wash., showed clubs reduce in a Oer Dmn for new year s eve by As much As $10 compared to last year. The pump room in Chicago pared its Price from $39 to $33 per person for the evening Quot to encourage celebrants in a conservative spending Economy and to Start the year off with a Bow to. The budget prices were not Cut at the grand ballroom in new Yorkus Waldorf Astoria but neither were they raised Guy Loomar do will do his Quot Auld Lang syne Quot thing from the hotel in a television broadcast on 145 stations elsewhere in new York the traditional lighted Ball will drop in the times Square countdown and. The City will Host its third annual new years eve party in Central Park with Bell ringing music and. Fireworks. Fireworks Are much the order of the Midnight hour also in Rome and Naples where italians Are prepared to end 1970 with a bang. The legend goes that the More year will be. In Rome there is the added custom of throwing All the old furniture and crockery into the Street a which May not be so Lucky for the garbage collectors or passersby. In France shrouded under a thick Blanket of Snow hotels clubs and ski. Resorts said the weather had not affected business 1 apart from a few Brave spirits who will try to paddle and splash in the icy Waters of tra Faglar Sun Are a fountains before the bobbies seize them londoners usually take new years eve with some indifference Many go to bed at 10 of clock because the following Day is a. Working Day. Over the Border however scots make a wild night of it dancing reels into the Small hours and launching an Avalanche of hospitality and cheer. The scots done to care about hangovers. Unlike the English they have the next Day free
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