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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - February 10, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather fair and to her Tny get Loara to a trim Frt upper is to 18. Wed newday partly Cloudy Mountain ranging to so along the coast. Washington daily news established 1909 a get Paqos Wasming ten North Ca Kina tuesday afternoon february 10. 1970 if you do not get your paper. ,. Dial mid Between a so and t 00 of Stork and Ana will be a it wred to you. Daily except sunday millions in swindle Swiss Bankers help defraud u. Navy by Jean Heller Assoc a lad Prada writer Washington api a fed eral authorities have evidence that two Swiss hankers fully aware that they were accomplices in a fraud supplied Hundred of false documents from a string of Shadow companies which became the Backbone of a 1 a Multi million Dollar swindle of the . Government with the Aid of the Bankers the evidence shows a group of americans was Able to Channel More than s4 million into secret Swiss Bank accounts before the fraud was exposed and stopped the americans who pleaded guilty to their parts in the fraud were scheduled for sen fencing today in . District court Here. They Are Francis n. Rosen Haum. A prominent Washington attorney Andrew l. Stone a wealthy St. Louis businessman. Evelyn Price of St. Louis stones executive Secretary Robert b Bregma n president new York the Chrome raft corp. Of St Louis and also inc., of Akron Ohio. The two Swiss Bankers were named As co conspirators but not defendants in the Case the fraud has received much publicity but the evidence detailing the role of the Swiss Bankers has remained in government files. The Case officials said is just one example of the hundreds of frauds and tax evasions believed carried out each year with the knowledge and Aid of discreet foreign Bankers Jenkins reveals hew letter to University Belhaven Man killed when hit by Auto Belhaven sixty year old Earnest Carl Cox of Belhaven was killed m onday a 17 . By a n automobile As he was walking along . 92 approximately five Miles South of Belhaven. According to the Highway patrol. Sandra Fay Windley it. 2, rett Taven age 17. Wis travelling South Oft . 92 and As she was meeting another vehicle she hit something. Miss. A Windley the patrol reported then stopped and went Back and. Saw Cox. Miss Windley said the oncoming car had blinded her and she did not see Cox before she hit him. Cox was rushed to the fungo District Hospital where he died. A no charges were pressed in the fatality. Or. Cox was a life Long member of the first Christian Church in Belhaven. He is survived by two sons Carroll Gene Cox of Norfolk and John Blount Cox of san Diego Calif. Three daughters mrs i Kenneth Rutherford of Jacksonville,Fla., mrs. Randall Estep of ply Mouth and mrs. . Tamulevich of mount Plymouth Michigan nine grandchildren two Brothers George and John Cox both of Belhaven two Sisters. Mrs. Wayne Penny of Elizabeth City and mrs. Murrell Moore or. Of Bath it. 1. Funeral services will be wednesday afternoon from the Chapel of Paul funeral. Home in Belhaven at 1 00 . By Rev. Gerald Peterson. Quot a p. A Quot 7 burial will follow in the Fairfield cemetery in Fairfield. Raleigh apr president Leo Jenkins of East Carolina University monday released a detailed reply to a letter from the department of health Edu cation and welfare telling ecu to increase integration of its Campus at Greenville. The announcement released after a meeting of the executive committee of the ecu Board of a trustees in Raleigh revealed for the first time that ecu received a letter from hew . Quot it. Higher education officials in the stale were predicting in late december and january that hew desegregation Odefa would be sent to North Carolinas colleges and universities soon. First word of receipt of any letters came last week when the consolidated University of. North Carolina announced that three of its six campuses had received letters the week before. Jenkins said monday that ecu had made no Effort to keep the letter secret. A a there must have been 50 copies of it circulating on the Campus a he said a no one asked us for As in Quot the orders sent to the unc campuses ecu was told to increase integration within the next year by using a set of recommendations dealing principally with recruitment policies. In the letter or. Eloise Severinson regional hew civil rights director asked the University to keep specific records of what it does during the next year to recruit in predominantly negro High schools invite predominantly Black groups to. The Campus offer financial Aid to minority students and list open occupancy off Campus housing. Jenkins said the University a has every intention of complying with these requests. Now that we know what they want it wont be difficult setting up the simplified the Case worked this Way Stone and Rosenbaum were officers of a company which was the prime contractor a on. Millions of dollars in Navy defense business 1pfcs�?t Asmus nil a is tic i fury spirt up to Whf. Panties in the United states and fraudulently represented them As subcontractors on the Navy work the Swiss Bankers supplied those subcontractors with fraudulent Nils from other Dum of Fiji european firms for materials which were never ordered or shipped. The Dummy subcontractors then a a sold a the non existent Materia to the prime contractor who charged the Navy for it. In paying off the phoney Swiss Bills. Stone and Rosenbaum see Bankers. Page a it lenten slate announced by St. Peter s Ash wednesday services at St. Peter s episcopal Church open the lenten season with a he penitential office and holy communion at 6 45 am and 10 30 am in the Brown memorial Chapel. At 6 30 . The Parish supper is followed by holy communion at 7 30 . In the Church. Chairman for the supper arrangements is mrs. Hal Wilson. Friday 12 noon to 12 25 . Services will open with the following Noonday speakers on successive fridays Ralph m. Brown mrs Dan Cratch or. Dave Tayloe mrs. Charles Terrell William l Cochran mrs Haber g. Winfield. The Public is cordially invited to these Friday services which begin Thuc Friday february 13. Among the wednesday evening lenten speakers Are the Rev. Thomas a Apperson first presbyterian Church the Rev. R. Archer Torrey. Korea the Rev. Francis g. Johnson St. Joseph s Church Fayetteville. Except for Ash wednesday All wednesday evening serv ices will begin with evening prayer in Gardner Hall at 7 30 . With the speaker and question period to follow the Overall lenten theme is a commitment to Christ his Church what to do a every tuesday in Lent at 10 00 a . The women will study the Book a How to be a Christian without being religious an approach to the epistle to the romans. County episcopalians will have their monthly gathering at St. Peter s Church the last sunday in february 22ndat7 90 . For evening prayer followed by refreshments in Gardner Hall. They Wir see and discuss a 15-minute one act play under the direction of Perry Nelson and see services Page 1heart fund Bath _ a musical variety program will be sponsored As a heart fund Benefit in Bath school auditorium on thursday night february 12, starting at 7 30 of clock. An invitation to attend is extended to the Public. President sends special pollution plan to Congress herbicide used in Vietnam As weapon treatment of used even More extensively in states water wastes a i t v i % v Iii a i v of i v rep. Jones pays filing fee today Raleigh first District congressman Walter b Jones tuesday paid his filing fee to the state Board of elections for re election to Congress for a fourth Tetro Jones mailed the fee effective february 10. The Date on which he was first sworn in office in 1966, it is also the birthday of his son Walter or. A it has always been a Good Day for me a Jones commented because of pressing congressional activities Jones said it was impossible to file personally. He is pushing a Bill he introduced last week making it possible for Farmers to receive Advance feed Grain payments. The House Bill was necessary because of announced plans by the administration to with hold payments. This Jones said a would create an undue hardship on thousands of $ Jones represents the 19 county first District which rum from Jones and Craven in the South to . Line to the North he is a member of the important House agriculture committee serving of three key sub committees tobacco conservation and credit and family farms As member of the House merchant Marine committee he is on subcommittees for the coast guard Panama canal and oceanography. A during my time in Congress 1 have attempted to reflect through voting the convictions of the majority of the people in Mir great first District the heartland of Eastern Carolina with the assistance of an Able staff it have endeavoured to handle promptly the multitude of requests directed to both our Washington . And Farmville District office a Jones said. Lenten services scheduled Here each wednesday during Lent the first Christian Church will have a noon devotional service 12 00 to 1 00 . Each person attending will bring a sack lunch which will offer Fellowship about the tables. This will be in the Chi rho room. Following this a Brief devotional will be held in the Diamond Chapel closing in time to permit those who work to return by 1 00 of clock anyone who May wish to spend this time in prayer and meditation is Welcome the first service will be held this wet mesday february 11, Ash wednesday a Don Kendall a farm writer Washington a a controversial and powerful her Biel de used to defoliate the enemy a Jungle hiding places in More extensively in the United stats to Clear away Brush from the Countryside according to the agriculture department the Spray 2.4.5-t. Has been shown to cause birth defects in Laboratory animals but is officially recommended by the fed eral government to rid pasture of Brush about three million acres of . Crop and Range land have been sprayed in each of the last Beaufort tech s primary concern is technical education Byrd in Wake of a growing statewide Contro Ersary concerning closer ties Between schools in the Community College system and the states four year universities Charles h. Byrd president of Beaufort tech. Said Here today that his school s primary responsibility and principal Effort has been and will continue to be to promote and strengthen technical and vocational education in the area. A since the inception of the Institute our concern has been the development of individual skins that can be used in the Market place a he said a and this is what our primary concern will always regarding the question of whether t students should be allowed to Transfer credits among the scam a in urn state or. Byrd said a it is my firm conviction that the student must be free to Chart his own course. Our responsibility is to test him for potential give him guidance for Wise selection and provide the comprehensive curriculum that will allow him to pursue his chosen objective be that vocational technical or College. A in offering College courses a Byrd said a you do not weaken any of your programs but you necessarily strengthen them last week the state1 advisory budget commission plunged into the controversy with a statement concerning the responsibility of the technical Institute tabbing it As being solely in the vocational and technical areas. A i think its unfortunate that members of the commission would feel it necessary to Issue a statement in the matter a Byrd said Quot especially in View of the fact that last year of the 158,7x1 students enrolled in the Community College system 19,618 were taking College level courses As compared to 139,104 in the vocational and technical areas and of the system s 50 schools 37 offered nothing but vocational and technical courses. A at the present time a Byrd said a Quot a Beaufort tech has 31. Students in College and 411 enrolled in vocational and technical Byrd said that Beaufort tech College students chose their course of study but most had encountered the same roadblocks that have turned untold thousands away front the colleges and universities in the past. A it is not our right to direct eight years with 2,4,5 t however. Most of this More than two million acres involves Range or pastureland areas not directly producing food crops government figures cited by wis., whose foreign affairs sub committee recently looked into chemical and biological warfare. Showed More than five million acres have been sprayed with the defoliant in Vietnam since 1962 in 1966 alone the agriculture department paid Farmers a total of $8 6 million for Brush and Weed control on More than 2.8 million acres. Most of it involved 2.4.5-t. According to officials records show payment and acres sprayed. A have increased steadily under the program ing recent years and officials my privately that needs will under the program Farmers can get up to half their costs paid by the government for carrying out approved conservation practices among them Are two involving Brush and Weed con Tro mainly by applying chemical herbicides besides 2.4.5 to the Moat frequently used herbicide a the related 2.4 p. We Tom is suspect in the minds of Many conserva isee herbicide Page s dog ordinance amended to permit stray Roundup l 8tio these students into programs not of their choosing a he said a but to provide if at All Jumble the course of study to meet their use by Jtj Page 8 mrs. Cherry announces candidacy mrs Bessie Cherry for the last four years Beaufort county clerk of Superior court today announced her candidacy for a nomination and reelection. Actually mrs. Cherry is completing nine years in the office five of them As Deputy clerk and four As clerk. A graduate of Washington High school mrs. Cherry lives on route three Washington toward Pactolus a member of Wharton s Trinity methodist Church she is also a member of the woman s society of Christian service. Married to Cecil Cherry a Farmer they have two children Cecil jr., guidance counsellor at Rocky mount High school and William Benjamin age 1.5, a student at Washington High see Cherry Page 8 Willie m. Bright Dies monday Willie m. Bright age 93, Well known and highly regarded resident of it 1, Chocowinity Diedje the Beaufort county Hospital monday afternoon at 2 45 of clock following a critical illness of 10 Days. He had been in failing health for several years. Or Bright was Horn at Chocowinity oct. 16, 1876, son of the late James b and Sarah Greene Bright. He was a retired Farmer and a member of the Haw Branch Christian Church. He was married to the former Minnie Boyd of Pitt county. Surviving besides his wife Are one son Willie Earl Bright of it. I Chocowinity two daughters mrs. Beulah Bagrowski of Morehead City and mrs. Edna Nance of Orlando Fla. 10 grandchildren two Brothers John f. Bright and Cleveland Bright both of it 1, Chocowinity two Sisters mrs Bessie Ayers and mrs Annie Moore both of this City. Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home wednesday afternoon at 2 30 of clock conducted by the Rev. Elbert e. Edwards burial will follow in the Edwards cemetery it. 1, Chocowinity the following will serve As pallbearers Clifton Bright Irving Bright May Faue Edwards Etheridge Woodard Edward Ray Edwards and William Upton the Washington City Council last night voted to Amend the City dog ordinance to permit the picking up of dogs off premises or not on a Leash Between March is and March 29 the action is part of a Campaign to permit a Roundup of stray dogs and was made in conjunction with a county wide Campaign against stray dogs the Council also voted to provide a Man to assist the county dog Warden to the Roundup during the two week period. The actions Fife designed to cure an old problem that a persistently plagued both City and county officials the Broad outlines of the program were agreed on Over the Quot past several months by representatives of the county commissioners and the City Council the Council also voted to Annex portions of fifteenth Street outside the City limit to permit the state Highway commission to four Lane fifteenth Street bet Ween u. S. 17 and u. S. 264 the action w As taken at the request of the state Highway commission Urban Road funds allocated to the District will he used to finance the project the Council also voted to pay $2,936 to electric Power in Carolina As the City a share in the second phase of the epic program by n. C. Cities and electric co Ops for a statewide Power Supply system to serve their needs. In other actions the Council a referred a request by j. A hackney., and company that humps be installed on fourth Street Between new Bern Street and Hackney Avenue to the City Engineer for study and recommendation. A delayed action approving participation in the mid East Airport authority pending clarification on whether such action would commit the City financially. Voted to hold Over the paving a see Council Page 8 school testing discussed at teachers meet a standardized test scores Are useful to teachers students and parents when they Are interpreted properly and used mid John p Yates monday a it Eft scores Are Only one Means of evaluating student Progress and . Be used without taking other factors into consideration a he con or. Yates educational consultant test department Ifa court. Brace and world. Inc new York was the speaker for a Beaufort county schools professional study meeting held in Chocowinity the standardized testing program in the county schools has been completed for this school year the study meeting was planned to give assistance to teachers in using test result to Assem Pupil perform Nee and to Pla n a ppr or i a t e a not me 11 Ona i activities. Principals and Central office staff members met with or. Yates and Frayne Nutt area representative. Harcourt Brace and world inc for a work session prior to the general meeting methods of plotting test results for grades and schools were presented.1 the general session was an illustrated discussion for All teachers. Identifying weaknesses and strengths of individual pupils achievement choosing the Correct level of instruction to meet Pupil needs determining How nearly a Pupil is working up to his potential ability How to plot profile charts and when a retest is recommended were topics discussed the study closed with a a see teachers Page 8 st5n Benjamin amt litre press writer Washington a apr presi Dent Nixon sent co arms today a special message on Environ ment programs emphasizing waste treatment facilities to fight water pollution and stricter standards and enforcement against both water and air pol Lution violation of air or water Quality standards could be enforced under Nixon s plan by fines of up to $10.<nx per Day Nixon proposed giving the fed eral government authority to control pollution Over All navigable Waters not just interstate As it now the Case he also proposed establishing no tonal air Quality it an it to ads and to extend that authority also to mini state situation the presidents message spelled out his previously announced request Tor $4 billion in Federal Grants to Aid construe lion of municipal waste treatment plants but he shortened the period of allocation from his original of five years to four year a rate of it by men a year Nixon a plan included establishment of fun environmental financing authority to help states and municipalities find the $6 billion in Matching funds which they would need to take and Van Tage of the construction Grants the authority would fund its own operations by issuing secur Ilies of its own. The Federal Treasury would make payments Ltd the auth Rover i 4je Difate Qunce the fun what 4 takes m i rum the co n a unities and what it must pay a hit in inter Styon its of n Bonds Nixon a program also pro poses a requirement that Indus tries using municipal waste disposal systems pay user fees and that effluent standards be imposed to curb Industrial and my Cipal water pollution. Similarly National emission standards were recommended for dangerous air pollutants he also proposed that the Secretary of health education and welfare be authorized to regulate the composition of gasoline and its additives. The president s message called for full funding of the $327 million available for land acquisition under the land and water conservation fund for the creation of Parks and recce a lion area he also urged a review of Federal property to seek areas that could be better used for Park and recreation Pur poses. He called for establishment of a National Industrial pollution control Council for research to improve the recycling or Dis Ai of solid wastes., and for development of some financial incentive to encourage the scrapping Quot and recycling of junk automobiles before today a message the president had proposed allocating it Biff a a four or see pollution Page 8t Man s second Moon Landing marked by medical mysteries yet unresolved by Paul Recer a aerospace writer san Antonio Tex a it Many a second Moon Landing expedition was marked by medi Cal mysteries which May shape missions. Or. Charles Berry chief astronaut doctor said monday the Apollo 12 astronaut expert ended medical Phenomena never before noted in More than 5,600 hours of Man in space the astronauts he said observed Brilliant flashes of Light when they doped their Eye in a darkened portion of the space Craft. He said the lights seen Only when the astronauts closed their eyes Are thought to be caused by charged particles or rays from the Sun or from space penetrating the astronauts eyelids astronauts Charles a Conrad jr., Richard f. Gordon or. And Alan l. Bean also experienced sensitivity to lunar material dust from the Moon. Or. Berry said caused their lungs and noses to1 become congested. Or Berry noted that Mem Bers of the Apollo h Crew also exposed to dust reported no in citation he said More stringent efforts will be made on future Moon landings to keep the interiors of spacecraft free of the Black lunar dust. The a polio 12 crewmen also reported visible body changes during the Early part of their tip Berry said the astronauts observed that each seemed to have a a Fuller face during the first 24 hours of flight. He mid they also Quot noted that they had Redden eyes and flushed faces during that period. Berry attributed the changes to pooling of fluids to the head apparently caused by the absence of Gravity. He said the effects disappeared As the heart apparently adjusted to decreased Gravity organisms normally on the skin also reacted differently on Apollo 12 than on previous space flights or Berry said he said a staphylococcus bacteria apparently increased to a number far beyond Normal on Earth a this does no to mean that the organisms changed he said. A it just is that they increased greatly for some reason a the bacteria caused pus to for a on an irritated Patch of Conrad s skin and in a head Cut see space Page 8

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