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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - February 3, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather precipitation ending Tal s afternoon or to it met Lam to to to amp wednesday generally a a and no with Hhd in lower Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial Mot let Between a 10 and 7 00 o Stork and on Wittl be de Sherrad to Fri established 1909 right 0aocs Washington North Carolina. Tuesday afternoon february 3, 1970 daily except it unday Mideast arms a soviet move puts pressure Jon Nixon by Kenneth j. Freed associated press writer Washington apr president Nixon already under israeli pressure for More military Aid to offset increasing Arab strength was faced today a a report Taftt the soviet Union intend Quot Quot to a Wirf of Mac shipment to Egypt. A senators hear opponents of be Carswell judge by John Chadwick associated press writer Washington Cap two civil rights leaders opposing the a supreme court nomination of judge g. Harrow Carswell testified today that nothing in his record indicates he has really repudiated a White supremacy speech he made 22 years ago. Joseph l. Rauh or. Spokesman for the leadership conference on civil rights told the Senate judiciary committee that on the contrary Quot everything that has 0 happened since has reaffirmed his White supremacy position a similarly. Clarence Mitchell director of the Washington of foce of the a act and legislative chairman of the leadership conference said Quot there is nothing to show that in the Long period of his Public life Between 1948 and the present that the judge has rejected retracted or Reg formed with respect to his 1948 Carswell has said he now denounces the 1948 statements As abhorrent to him. Rauh and Mitchell were the last two scheduled Quot witnesses before the committee Quot was to go into closed session to consider Carswell a nomination submitted by president Nixon on Jan. In sen. Edward m. Kennedy said however he did not expect a vote today on the nomination. The Massachusetts Democrat declined to say whether he might invoke a committee Rule allowing any member to Force a weeks postponement of a vote on the appointment. Chairman James o. Eastland a miss said earlier he expect red a favourable committee vote by a big margin at today a committee meeting Carswell 50, was nominated by Nixon after the Senate rejected the presidents first Choice of judge Clement f. Haynsworth or. By a 55-45 vote last november. Testimony monday entered on what some lawyers called Carswell a hostile and insulting attitude toward civil rights lawyers. A a judge Carswell is the most hostile Federal District judge in be Ever appeared before with respect to civil rights said Leroy d. Clark an associate professor at the new York University Law school. Clark was in charge of civil rights litigation in Florida for the a act Legal defense fund from 1962 to 1968 % h the administration was said monday to have received a message from Moscow within the last two or three Days saying Egypt was getting the new arms Aid because of help Given Israel he the United states. While informed diplomats said they could not confirm details of the new soviet Aid. They indicated it would be no Surprise if Egypt gets some of Moscow a newest Jet fighters the Mic 23. There was no immediate official reaction to the report but president Nixon already was on record As concerned about recent French decisions to provide new warplanes to another Arab state. Libya the president told a news conference Friday he would decide within 30 Days whether to meet an israeli plea for More arms help. The soviet decision will cause More pressure to make that decision quickly the israeli government has received about half of a previous Purchase of 50 . Phantom jets with the remainder to be delivered Over the rest of the year. Jerusalem also has asked to buy another 50 of the planes under More favourable financial terms. The soviet message was said by diplomatic sources to have blamed the United states for recent israeli attacks on Egypt the sources indicated Moscow decided to increase Aid to Cairo because of the israeli military activity. Although there have been recent meetings Between soviet ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin and . Secretary of state William p. Rogers there was reason to believe the soviet arms message was delivered by the russian embassy directly to the White House this would emphasize the seriousness with which the soviets View the soldering Middle East situation sources also assumed Brief but urgent visits by the soviet ambassadors to British prime minister Harold Wilson and French president Georges Pompidou monday were to Tell of the russian decision to Send the arms to Egypt the French intention to sell Libya at least 100 Mirage jets set off cries of alarm by Israel and its. Supporters in the United slates who said the jewish state was in danger of being overwhelmed toy the arabs. Although Nixon expressed concern Over the French move he remained under pressure by . Israeli supporters already critical of recent administration peace proposals for the Middle East the plan which Rogers has see Mideast Page 8vietnam Goodell 300,000-Man Force envisioned in 71 Scott predicts Nixon Saigon area hit of rash of Small attacks will carry state in 72 hearings get started on resolutions staff photo Tor Litchfield Bishop or a am and Adams by Idieo heft Espfir associated pm writer Saigon a half a dozen Small Viet Cong attacks were reported in the Saigon area monday night and military action elsewhere in Vietnam to contractual farming forecast by Graham bitter cold weather moves into state by the associated press bitter cold weather moved toward North Carolina this afternoon and Snow in Advance of it was expected Over the Western half of the state. Roads in Asheville and West and North of the City were Slippery at midday. Snow began falling before 10 . In Asheville and a two Inch accumulation was forecast. Travellers warnings were in effect for the mountains and Western Piedmont a mixture of rain and Snow with Little accumulation was predicted for the Greensboro High Point Winston Salem area with the system reaching As far East As Raleigh Durham lows tonight will be 5 to 10 above in the mountains ranging to 30 to ,35, along the coast. Wednesday will be generally fair and cold with highs 16 to 25 in the mountains and in the 30s elsewhere except in the mid 40s along the South coast. This will contrast with Spring like weather North Carolina has experienced during the last few Days monday the temperature reached 70 at Fayetteville and readings in the 60s were Eom. See weather. Page 8 Bath Man injured in Hunting mishap a Hunting Accident last saturday afternoon ended up in near tragedy for James Edwards of Bath or Edwards along with Mike and. Guy Cutler also of Bath were Hunting when a gun accidentally discharged. A shot hit red wards in the face and it was believed that severe Eye damages if not loss of sight had resulted. However medwards was taken to memorial Hospital in Chape Hill where he is reported to be getting along Fine. The extent of the injury and the possible Eye damage have hot yet been determined it was reported plane will make More noise n. A agriculture commissioner talks to Bath re Rita ins Bath a a we Are going to have m to do More contractual farming in such Fields As cucumbers milk James a. Graham . Commissioner of agriculture spoke last night before the Bath Puritan club. He took into account the economic plight of Farmers today and he said Quot let a Man make enough Money out it Corn soy Beans milk truck Crow. Meat or whatever he produces and he wont be talking about leaving the farm a he called for closer communications Between the Farmer and the consumer taking a look at some prevailing problems he said Quot we must eradicate hog he also told the group that the use of Dot and other chemicals was hurting the Sale of certain products at times particularly tobacco and he added while need certain chemicals and while they have played a Vita i part in recent years we must now recognize that we mus produce what the Trade he said he was very optimistic about the future and while in the year 2.000, Only one percent of the population might be Farmers we still w ill be there and we still will see Graham. Page 8� James b. Gowers Hyde native Dies James a Gowers age 73, native of Ponzer. It. 1. Belhaven. Died in the Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City sunday night following a critical illness of several Days. He had been in failing health for several years or Gowers was a native of Hyde county and was a member of the mount Olive Church of Christ. He was a retired Farmer surviving Are one sister mrs. Be. Smithwick of it. A Belhaven. Funeral services will be held from the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home in Belhaven this afternoon at 2 of clock conducted by Myron Elliott pastor of the mount Olive Church of Christ. Burial will follow in mount Olive Church cemetery set boosters concede 7 Point to their ant pollution critics by g. C. Thelen or. Associated press writer Washington apr boosters of the supersonic transport concede Only one Point to their anti pollution critics the set As presently designed will make More Airport noise than any existing commercial jetliner 4 rut larger questions about set caused sonic Boom and weather alterations still Are hotly contested. The nation May know better in a few weeks whether the 1,-800-mile-an-hour, Needle nosed plane is indeed a serious threat to the environment. Sen. Edmund s. Muskie d Maine. Tern to Lively has scheduled hearings 4 on the question before his Senate air and water pollution subcommittee. It is doubtful that Muskie or other congressional critics can Stop the set project on Environ ment Protection grounds alone. For the venture is Riding the political momentum of president Nixon s Strong commitment of $1.3 billion for prototype development by 1973 and Congress vote of $80 million in support this year. Environmentalists indict the set on two counts noise both Airport and sonic Boom during flight and possible weather alterations from water vapor and engine effluents dumped into the inert upper atmosphere. The Federal aviation administration and its allies in Congress have Long since dropped As futile any defense of sonic Boom the 25 to 50 mile wide carpet of Thunder which trails the set at speeds greater than sound. And president Nixon largely defused Boom critics by pledging to allow set flights Over populated areas at speeds slow enough to prevent a Boom. But some were not won Over. Sen William Proxmire d-wis., condemns the booms that would be generated on transoceanic flights. A if the sonic Boom can cause damage on land then it can cause damage at sea too he says. A the shipping and fishing Industry is not Likely to accept the incessant disruptive booming without protest and they by no Means Lack political the a a. Which administers the set project counters with studies showing the plane to be economically feasible without Overland supersonic flights. The Agency also says booms at sea Are minimal because of counteracting ship noise and the cushioning effect of water no one has yet contended the booms would harm or even affect aquatic life Airport noise is More Clear Cut however the set because of its giant engines will be noisier on the ground than existing jets. Says Boeing the prime set contractor a the a sidelines noise is still a problem. The knows it. We know it and general electric the engine maker knows it. And we Are devoting intensive efforts on sound suppressive devices a but the Faa argues Over All a Community noise will be less with the set than existing jets because the plane is quieter once in the air and climbs More rapidly out of hearing Range rep. Henry s Reuss. D Isis concerned the Faa May Bend its noise standards to fit the shortcomings of the set. Unless successfully modified. See set Page 8 pared off As the Tel holidays approached the South vietnamese for Eton ministry announced that government forces would observe a 24 hour cease fire for the year beginning at 6pm thursday officials said american forces would go along the Viet Cong had ear Lier announced a four Day cease fire beginning at 7 thursday. The incidents reported during the night in tax Saigon Region included two attacks on govern ment offices and the second am Bush in a week of a . Convoy on South vet Ham a most travelled Highway Rifle and rocket grenade attacks on the government offices 11 Mil i Northwest and 12 Miles Kou Thoj to of Saigon killed four a a med 19 oth ers the government said one american military policeman and one vietnamese civilian Driver were wounded in the ambush 10 Miles Northwest of Saigon on route 1. Damage was reported Light one Viet Cong Soldier and a civilian said to he a Viet Cong sympathizer were killed sources said the Viet Cong Soldier was carrying a weapon and the civilian had a. Pocket full of paper Viet Cong flags the Convoy was carrying .266 cases of soft drinks to the . Army Headquarters at Long Binh after the ambush South vietnamese troops were Send out in armoured cars to Chase the Viet Cong instead they grabbed the soft drinks and a Field radio on an escort jeep and escapist Back to the Sanctuary of their Camp in the City a South Viet namese demolition team de fused a bomb planted in a tree stump near a restaurant a Viet Cong Flag was draped Over the stump and the bomb was set to go off when the Flag was pulled away a half a dozen Viet Cong sol Diers walked into a Hamlet 10 mites North of Saigon passed out propaganda leaflets then stabbed to death a South vietnamese Marine Home on leave a fewer than 20 rocket % and. Mortar attacks were reported a during the night half As Many As the previous. A right. And _ ground Quot fighting was limited to Small engagements a after a a weekend Iff the heaviest fighting in six months Allied comm Fusee War Page 8 Harry s. Brinn Dies in Baltimore Harry Skinner Brinn. Age 42 son of Harry g Brinn and the late Amanda Potter Brinn of Burbage Crossroads died in Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore my. Monday february 2. After an illness of three Days. Or Brinn was a native of the. Burbage Crossroads Community and a member of the disciple Church of Christ of that area for the past 21 years he lived in Baltimore and was employed with the Continental can com Pany for 21 years. He was an Active of the Moose 1 Odge no. 571, Edge Mere my funeral services will be con a ducted thursday morning at it-3 1 o clock at the me comas funeral Home in Abby Don my with brutal following in Holly Hill cemetery in Essix. My. In addition to his father Harry g. Brinn of Virginia Beach he is survived by a son Dennis Earl of the Home and a daughter. Mrs Paul Petrick of Baltimore a brother. Willie Edward Brinn. Of Baltimore and five Sisters mrs Robert Mitchell of Norfolk. Mrs Stephen Melnyck of Ludlow mass. Mrs Paul Lemma of Virginia Beach. Mrs. Thomas Southworth of Nashua n.h., and mrs Raymond Bogert of Virginia san Diego. Calif gov Bob Scott of North in Aroh i predicted monday that pres ident Nixon would carry his state in 1972 and George Wal lace if he ran would run Sec and Nixon carried the tar Heel state in 1968. And Scott predicted at a new conference he would win by an even greater margin in the next election Quot i Don t find a whole lot to criticize in what the president has Scott said lie said the president has gamed strength ii the South with his recent nomination of Southern ers for the h Al supreme court Scott was in san Diego to speak to the american manage men association on the needs of the states in coastal develop ment Scott told the group that it is Likely that a reorganization of North Carolina s government will put most of the 18 state agencies which administer at least 37 coastal programs under a new department of Natura resources. He said that the tar Heel or task contains 10 per cent of the Shoreline of the Eastern United states and the third largest staurin area of the 48 co Tigu this states Quot vet this vast coastal area is largely undeveloped a sparsely populated and economically he said Quot until re by u ai.1i h h. Mears a political writer Washington it am sen Charles e Goodell said today he had Learned the administration s withdrawal timetable in Vitums an american Force of cent years Access to he North Carolina coast was limited. Many people looked upon it As a Barren wasteland As More of a Barrier than a resource now we know that our tide washed Marshlands with a pro Thietten rate in times that of land Are the most product five environment in Scott added he said states must give in Mary attention to planning to developing their coastal zones through Wie planning jus tillable uses can he allocated throughout a states coastal area to ensure that future Gen Era i ions May participate in the diverse coastal activities a to said i Quot congressmen Ami legislators give greater priority to defense health education Highway Ami other areas of spending than to coastal a development and oceanic exploration somehow our lawmakers must be per minded that these latter two areas also deserve lop priority Quot some theologians predict a change on celibacy by Gothge h Cornell up religion write a new York although Pope Paul i says the Rule against marriage for priests must not Ite eliminated or even discussed it already is an Issue of wide discussion in the Church some theologians pro diet an eventual change they foresee a roman Catho lie return to the Early Christian pattern when ordained men might be either married or unmarried this still is the Basic approach in Eastern Catholic and orthodox churches and in protestantism it was the 12th Century at the second lateral Council of 1139 a that a Western Church Council fixed the presen i la an against clerical marriage there had been earlier varying decrees on the matter. Historians say some of those earlier edicts were honoured More in breach than Observance. At the outset of christianity some and perhaps most of the men whom Jesus chose As his apostles were married. St Paul although himself either single or a widower suggested most Ltd of them had wives he wrote in 1st corinthians Quot do we not have the right to is accompanied by a wife As tin other apostles and the Broth ers of the lord and Cephas Cephas i a greek for Peter chief of the apostles considered by Homan catholicism As the first Pope hit wife once was healed by Jesus of a fever Catholic scholars say that of 269 Popes about 40 up to the 9th Century were married from new testament times a through the Early centuries of christianity clerical celibacy was Inore an exception than a Rule historians say. Although it was praised in Early Christian writings Quot each has his of n special gift Frunzi god one of one kind and one of another Quot Paul wrote in by corinthians 7 7. Saying that to Felt it was better to slay sin Goth so As to concentrate on the land s work but that others 9 needed to to married of Church officers he wrote font Timothy 3 2 Quot now a Bishop must to above see celibacy. Page 8> about 3m.0�t in Vietnam at the Lieg Innig of 1971, with Quot a very Small troop reduction Quot under consideration for the follow ing year the new York Republican w in did not disclose a source said Quot the human and Materiel cuss of continuing so Large a presence for so Long are1 totally unacceptable a a Ond Cir testimony support my his toll to Torre Complete p s w withdrawal Over a one year period was prepared for the Senate foreign Reta Lions committee hearings on an assortment of b Vietnam policy resolutions the administration has kept secret its timetable for us. Troop withdrawals As South vietnamese forces Are trained to take Over combat duties presiden Nixon has Cut authorized troop strength by 115.500 since he took office and is plan neg another manpower announcement m april the currently authorized manpower level is about 434. No because of the secrecy shield ing future withdrawal plans the budget Nixon sent Congress monday did not disclose Esli a i see Vietnam Page $1 Reginald Boyd pastes monday Reginald Boyd age 81. Resident of 921 North Market Street died in a local nursing Home monday afternoon at t o flock following a critical illness of three Day he had been in failing health or several years or Boyd was born in Beaufort county sept 25. Ik88, son of the late Thomas and Beulah Boyd he was a member of the holy Cross episcopal Church at Aurora he was married to the former Sally Bennett of Edward who preceded him in death in 1935 surviving Are two daughters. Mrs Carl ii Jones of this City and mrs Jasper c Grogan of Kansas City. Kan. It grand children. Four great grandchildren one brother Ober Boyd of Richmond. A. Three Sisters mrs Neva Flemming mrs Cima Heinz and miss Pansy Boyd All of Greenville funeral service w ill to held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home wednesday afternoon at 2 o clock conducted he the Rev Graham Baker of Newport. Burial will follow in Jia Dale cd meter study shows of All afford to live in $20,000 House a x by John Len ski. Associated press writer Washington api half of All americans cannot afford to live in a $2luk 0 House according to a a thumbnail sketch of the failure of our system Quot drawn for Congress. The study by the House Bank ing and currency committee Quot staff shows that 28,4 million households. 101.1 million people cannot afford payments on a $20.900 mortgage. To Quot Quot a virtually. All moderate income families have been priced a Mil of the housing said comm it tee chairman Wright Palman. D tex., at the opening hearing monday on legislation to help Home buyers new York mayor John Lind say. The first witness said the nation s housing goals Are a simply a that a higher priority for the housing crisis is needed and the Root of the problem May be in the administrations tight Money policy Quot we cannot fight inflation at the sacrifice of desperately needed housing Lind say said a if we ignore the need for housing using inflation As our excuse we who accomplish nothing except to make those least aide to afford it Bear the intolerable Burden of inflation by denying them the help they must have to find decent housing in the a a sketch Palman at licked today a ruinous High m Terest tight Money Economy a a $26.000 mortgage Over 30 years at present interest of 9. Per cent amounts to $38,000 in interest the grand Price for the Home would be $58,000. Even at these rates. Palman said the mortgage Money still is not available in government programs saving and loan Hanks insurance companies the nation s housing goal is 26 million new units in 10 years housing starts were off 32 per cent last year which Means to Putman the nation a is moving away from achieving that goal at about the same Speed it should to approaching u four measures arc before the committee a Home owner mortgage loan corporation in effect a federa i Bank to make Quot direct Loans to moderate income Home buyers at interest Rales not to Quot exceed 6.5 per cent a a. National development Bank to. Make direct Loans or to guarantee Loans from conventional lenders for Low and mod Erale income housing at a rate no higher than six per cent a Hill designed to encourage tax exempt private pension funds to invest in mortgages underwritten by the government. Some Llu Hili Iun is said to be held in this area with Only $3.7 billion so far invested in housing reorganization of the fed eral Reserve Board requiring it see housing. Page 8
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