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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - February 13, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather a Ruhr Cloudy and cold tonight Leen mostly in 20a saturday increasing Washington daily news if you 06 not got your paper trial 846-2145 Between a so and. 7 00 of Storli and Ana will be a 11 Varad to you. Esta8ushed 1909 ten parcs washtngt5n, North Carolina Truat i f m Fth a a a a w t % i q to Tofu nay tto to Rev a daily of opt sumo a House demos draw Bead on Mccormack War massacre army officer charged in 2nd my Lai tragedy by Bob ii Orton now considered under i Vestiga in Militar writer lion Washington Apt a Willingham was due to get nut charge filed thursday against of a of v a Tif Tifi tuesday when he m difficult they an army officer alleged a Sec was advised that charges were Art it try mis to topple not just a prepared against him he John heckler a Sam a try press writer Washington a apr the Reform movement now churning among House democrats is drawing a head on speaker John w Mccormack but he is More a gaunt Gray Symbol than the reformers real target the actual urge Isth Feu dal like system under which the House operates with committee chairmen wielding the Power and Mccormack at Best just one among the Barons that s what makes the re israeli attack increases pressure on Cairo to move Laird issues warning to North vietnamese by Johnson _ Uttof Tou d Quot pits writer Salt on i api Dmit wet ret a by Melvin k Laird issued a cautious warning today to North Vietnam to a i to violate the understanding which resulted in the nov i 1968 Umi big halt at an Airport news Ond massacre of South vietnamese civilians occurred near the Hamlet of my Lai March 16. 1968 it has been Learned the Pentagon is not releasing details but military sources told the associated press 20 deaths Are alleged in unpremeditated murder charges lodged against capt Thomas k. Willingham. 25, of Allenhurst. N j. The Pentagon is withholding the number of victims set Forth in the specifications pending a required investigation to determine if Willingham will like 1st it William l. Calley jr., be court Martiale military sources who provided the Nui Hber. Said the specific Lions against Willingham do not say whether he actually killed the victims or ordered it done by the platoon he commanded. The alleged incident in which Willingham stands accused occurred about two Miles from my Lai where according to the army Galley killed 102 civilians March 16, 1968 Willingham is the highest ranking officer yet charged in the Case. At the1 time he was i. Lieutenant commanding a platoon. He is also the fifth u. S. Serviceman formally accused in connection with the controversial operation x in addition to Calley two sergeants and a private who served with his company have been charged. Army sources said they expect now that other individuals who served with Willingham May be charged. Pentagon officials say All together 37 individuals j5 soldiers and 22 sex soldiers Are he was held on Active duty and had the accusations formally read to him thursday after obtaining a civilian lawyer. Robert Mckinley of Newark no. He also was appointed a military lawyer. Capt. Jerald Allen of the judge advocate general staff at fort Meade my. The information leading to the charges against Willingham was developed according to Penta gon officials during testimony presented to a panel headed by Gen William r. Peers in the Pentagon. The Peers group has been assigned to find out whether army a officers tried to hush tip1 atrocities which May hot a Satori amp at song my. It Willingham was promoted to Captain one year ago. He holds several decorations for Vietnam duty among them the Bronze Star the air medal and the purple heart. The Washington. D. C., native is married and was commissioned from the Roth Jan 28. 1967, after graduating from Murray state. Conn. College contractor s request the firm which is digging out Jack s Creek his Askam that people Stop digging up the Banks near the Creek for old bottles. The contractor is having to go Back and clean up the Banks and 011 up the holes. This is costing him extra Money according to redevelopment commission officials Here today. The contractor has asked the police department to keep people from the area until this Job is completed in several months Leon Ballance lbs. Evelyn Dixon seek re election two More incumbents announced their candidacies yesterday in Hyde county for Renoul nation and re election. Leon Ballance chairman of the Hyde county Board of commissioners announced his candidacy to the Board. Mrs. Evelyn Dixon Register of deeds announced her candidacy to succeed herself. The filing fees were paid to Fred Mason chairman of the Hyde county Board of elections. Man hot a massive Structure Root a in custom and Ceme by self interest. With 21 standing committees and Well Over ton subcommittees in the House chairmen represent 45 per cent of the democratic membership add a member waiting next in line to slip into each top spot and an , majority has a Trong incentive for prese Oong the seniority less an attack is being prepared it will begin next wednesday when a demo Era tic party caucus will be asked to appoint a committee to study the organization of the Houng and recommend improve menu. The improvement backers have in mind is abolition of the seniority system although such a change has Long been the goal of the younger and More Liberal democrats the decision to launch the Effort next week was made after California Rei. Jerome Waldie kicked Over the whole bubbling cauldron of unrest by directly challenging Mccormack a leadership and calling for a vote of Quot no Confidence in the speaker at the wednesday caucus. Waldie has t the slightest Hope of getting much support pm Hirv a Large and growing number of democrats who want to see Mccormack replaced when his term expires at the end of the year see no Point in undermining him in mid session. But Waldie has succeeded completely in his real goal to get his colleagues to a think the unthinkable and prepare for a leadership change in the next Congress so Basic Reform can begin. Such thoughts once confined to the deep privacy of secluded offices Are now heard openly. And where a few months ago there was despair among the reformers at Mccormack s announcement that he would seek another term As speaker now there is growing optimism that he will be beaten if he does Waldie also is succeeding in another of his Aims bringing the Public into the fight. The nationwide publicity Given to his Challenge to Mccormack has produced a wide and favourable response in the first few Days he received More than 560 letters from All Over the country Only 10 of which expressed disapproval. And the support has come not Only from people who could be expected to cheer any attack on authority visiting his san Francisco Bay area District last weekend be received a standing see demos Page 101. Rotary club elects Leon Roebuck or. E. Leon Roebuck jr., local hardware company executive was last night elected president of the Washington rotary club or Roebuck who will assume office on july 1, will succeed Boh Smith who automatically moves to vice president Tony Capehart. Veteran duh Secretary was re elected Secretary treasurer fleeced to the Boa etl of directors were Dave Spivey 11 Reid Mitchell jr., or Harry Carpenter and Billy Ashy or Roebuck who has served on the Board of directors and held numerous committee posts will he following in the Beds of his father when he assumes the presidency or Roebuck. Or. Served As club president of the 1963 term it in other business. E. Frank Ruble chairman of a committee named to plan for the Observance of the clubs 50th anniversary later this year told club members that plans Are shaping up rapidly. He said among those on the no Ogran Wal hot of charter members Edmund of a Ftp Riding and Carl Goerch v Isi t or s Ine 1 used v a ugh n Palmore of Ashland a guest of Fred Rallison m c. Red Whisnant of Belhaven. A visiting rotary an and William Miller and Craig Woolard. Visiting member from the Washington High school interact dub the meeting was held Quot at Pijie knotty Pine inn with it b Smith president. Preside Rig colder air mass heading for n. By the associated press Bright sunny skies continued to prevail today across North Carolina but the weather Bureau says another mass of cold More moist air is headed for the state. The leading Edge of this mass of Canadian air extended. This morning from a Low Over West Ern new York to Kansas the colder air will be moving Over the tar Heel state tonight. However the Bureau says the stole win be spared the Fuit effects of the system As the coldest air will remain to the North of the tar Heel state it is expected to be partly. Cloudy Over the mountains and along the coast tonight with a Chance of Snow of turrets in the mountains after a three Day inspection trip to the War zone. 1-Aird was asked if the u s policy of striking Hack at enemy forces that attack from sanctuaries outside Vietnam included the right to make air strikes on antiaircraft positions which could lire on ii.8 reconnaissance planes the Secretary replied of the North vietnamese violate the supposed understanding of More than a year ago. The consequences of their violation As it relates to the theory of protect live reaction is something that they should hear in Blind Laird refused to be More Spe civic and later an aide explained that it Ewi Mth nov or disc or so called til. Ltd in Gage Enid out lining military action to be Token in Given or cum stances the u s version of the Quot understanding Quot with North Viet Nam is that Washington made Clear abut com flights Over the North Wiki Al continue to Check on possible enemy buildups Hanoi denies there was am understanding and says american recon Ais Sanee planes Are violators of its air space and Hable to he shot Dew n the question was prompted by recent american air attacks on antiaircraft positions inside North Vietnam which the v 8 command said fired in Amert can reconnaissance Plant s and their armed escorts. Laird said earlier that solid see Laird. Page 10�?T by Roy Essayan associated press writer Beirut apr egyptian or ardent Gamal Abdel Nasser probably will not retaliate in kind immediately but the israeli attack on the Metal factory near Olkio increases the Presan re on him to hit Back hard at israeli civilians the egyptians said the raid Nasser has managed to with thursday at atm aha 17 Miles stand these pressures so tar me North of Cairn killed a worker the pc and tie plot Talv Ami wounded Anol Het 98 the tag Gest civilian casualty toll for either Side since the 1967 War Nasser has warned repeatedly that Egypt will strike Hack at israeli civilian targets if the is Start attacking egyptian it try to t on limit to hold nut in he ran la has Learned the Ksn Nti of the six Ilav War Quot Ami lie has said1 repeatedly that Egypt is not a read vet Tor tin showdown War with Israel busing opposition carolinians delighted with Nixon statement by the associated press sen Sam j. Ervin jr., applauded president Nixon s statement thursday in favor of uniform school desegregation policies in the North and South hut said the president should have endorsed a Freedom of a Cholee plan for Pupil assignment a a if the or own Wood gel go pc Back to that Charlotte a a won made during the 1968 presidential Campaign where he said be is opposed to busing everything would be All he said. White campaigning in Charlotte Nixon said he was against busing because i believe you pick up children who Are two or three grades behind and bus them Over to a school in a neighbourhood and what you do is destroy their ability Ever to Nixon s news Secretary Kona Zeigler said thursday the president favors u uniform standards and opposes busing pupils to achieve racial integration a to the maximum extent possible a the statement followed a Telephone conversation wednesday with rep Charles r Jonas r District includes Charlotte in which the rip lawmaker asked Lor intervention in the Charlotte Mecklenburg desegregation f tight the Charlotte Mecklenburg school system the states largest is under Federal court orders to implement a desegregation plan by Spring which will entail widespread bus mpg. Jonas said in Mooresville he hoped he a had something to do a ill Noi Cement. A gov Rob Scott who wednesday had Pix aged to prohibit the use of state funds for busing said he was Delight a to learn of the president s decision a a Scott had said wednesday that Hud no Choice but to withhold a units in Light of a hmm Taw which Hibits the use of state binds to see busing Page. A w endian targets the israelis obviously Rev in Eil the sex plow be Nosow of tax situation the israeli military command promptly announced the Hotnes fell outside the planned target area do to a technical error and in a move unprecedented in the Arab israeli conflict. Do sense minister my i he Dayan advised the egyptians that one of the israeli bombs dropped had a delayed action use net to go not after 74 hour a he was warning the egyptians to defuse the in Tab five torn it exploded which they did he was a in obviously trying to do fuse the la explosion that was certain to follow the in tubing was sure in set Oil a new nil Hurst of rage and Denuncio lion in the aral world tax egyptian press and the Arab press in general can to Coji cited to fan the flames with big headlines Ami photos the a a a King turks in tax egyptian army shamed by the Aerial supremacy tax israelis have haunted in deep Penetra Tion raids in the past month a known to be restive and itching to retaliate. All them factors Are expected to increase tax already heavy pressure on Nasser to counter attack what Over the Cost while other Arab govern Menis Axl newspapers Are Mak my proft Agarla capital of the israeli bonding Nasser Proba my will try to rapt Tal i cod the political Toman a it has Jere stat cd turn in Washington and in at cow the i ruled state a is consider my an israeli request for More Long Range it unto jets Egypt a been press Titinik the soviet t Nion Tor equally ski Imbimb of is and Soukhoi a. Israel neets he phantoms Tor a Ris a deep raids against Egypt but if tax strikes result even by Quot technical error in such civilian Cala malt ties a thursday s raid the t a Govoni Innel might Ted it too Emi Tarras ing it it provide Israel with More phantoms. In resilient Nixon is said he will decide on the i rare re quest not the month an Fig vat Tan Cut Winter attack on an israeli by it urn target Heron then Winold futile tax propaganda and Milt tical. Id a ullage thursdays raid has Given nay i the civilian casualties m he raid can be fax Penird to win sympathy for tax arabs m to it it Ern capital ,"�?T1 they will give added weight to Nasser s re i fuck Lor equally powerful air trim Iho Loviei Vixon Dock pilferage runs into millions by Don Battle a business writer new York Aid the Cost of theft and pilferage on the nations docks is. Running into the tens of millions of dollars a y ear Ami adding to the Price Cornum ers pay for Many imported products a a it a accepted by All on the Haims Richard Max Well chairman of the trans put Tat Ion committee for the amen can importers association a pilferage is something of a fringe Benefit to some longshoremen a commented Greg try w Halpin. Deputy director of the Mary land port authority officials of Dock worker unions say they do every thing possible to keep pilferage to a minimum they Point out that under contract terms a Long Shoreman can lose his Job with the theft of a 10-tent article importers who own the goods that Are stolen i eel the Brunt of the financial Load they Seldom complain , however a a Tufie Are two primary Rea sons you done to get backing from Impo Erst said Maxwell with the presidents position and Quot they a Temir Riali Atilin Irenr was pleased with the an dockworkers and an increase in their insurance per mums Quot Ami maybe of being dropped As an account by an Mirance if losses ire continual in reported 11 is this failure to report St Ltd ton items that makes Quot it difficult to determine the exact do it liar loss annually through pilferage and theft a the american Institute of Marine underwriters estimated that in 1968 theft and pilferage m International com Pierce Cost Industry $58 million fluid has Len spiral a Ach year. Spokesmen for most agencies in the shipping Industry however. Think that Thi $59 million Fig in represents Only the value of goods actually reported stolen a Small part of the actual loss eve through theft and pilferage to Cut the losses i incurs an importers May add to the Price of an item thus making the ultimate consumer help pay for the Quot thievery. A using Largi Monlai firs to ship merchandise has Cut Pilto rage Iii As one water Fritt investigator Here said a instead of taking a couple of Buttle of whisky they Lake the. W Hole Container of nicking it theft it just Token More organization a the. A to turn in thefts on Tow water Rixie in indicated that Container toads Are iwo to stolen unless the thieves have sound it knowledge of he pm modify p1 pro Dit. T. Ail have Beans for an immediate Dispo Al of Thi stolen goods said. A a a f Mcdowell executive Vic pc Dettl of tax american 1 net dub old Marirn i me writers Al to Gene rail agreed that crime of this Uati Pic cannot occur w it boil i the i , of pier guards. Longshoremen checks labourers Anil truck do ers Quot he added Quot not landed a a Lav write catch All phrase used i hide the fait that the goods were stolen strictly defined it Means that the merchandise has not arrived at tax port of Desti a nation i tut in elect Means that the goods Many times have a rivet fill at hrs i Moleti. Water front to of Missim moves til Twu link >s11tg As Rit Eivers and Sellers of stolen goods recently uncovered a Satoyo Cache of stolen Dock items Only one Lilac of Widen goods. Valued at. Biml. Jkt.ik6l, see docks. Rage 10�after 20-years of holding out Nixon maps plans for u. S. Signature on world genocide ban by Barry Schweid associated press writer Washington Apt presi Dent Nixon is mapping a fight to break a 20-year logjam that has made the United states the most conspicuous holdout against an International treaty Banning genocide his first step it has been Learned will be an Effort to reverse american bar association opposition to the treaty a direct outgrowth of German extermination of 6 million jew s during world War ii. With opponents of the treaty marshalling arguments that Rati a fiction could open the United states to International trials on genocide charges raised by Black panthers North Vietnam and others the treaty makes an International crime acts of mass destruction of racial religious or ethnic groups the ratifying nations agree to punish individuals for acts of genocide individuals a or countries could be punished by the United nations. Though the United states new generation of bar leaders new Orleans lawyer who is has emerged after two decades. Chairman of the Aba s treaty sources indicate administration Law committee Nixon probably will come out signed the treat in 1948 under for Senate ratification later this month sources said timing his statement to coincide with consideration of the treaty at the Abas midwinter convention feb 23 in Atlanta Gay this will be in tandem w Ith a lobbying Effort at the Aba convention itself. A Tough Battle is looming. President Harry s. Truman it has withheld ratification since a largely because of opposition by Aba spokesmen some Southern members of Congress and the late John Foster Dulles Secretary of state to former president Dwight d. Eisenhower a now. In. The expectation that a forces will join hands with Aba president Bernard g. Segal and other top lawyers to try to win endorsement by the association s House of delegates. The state and Justice departments already have Given their clearance to ratification. W a we anticipate a hard Core of opposition which has existed for 20 said mrs Hauser in a Telephone interview a but we feel the developments in the last 20 years in the Field of International human rights Are going to produce a change of minds in the current membership of the american bar however it wont be easy. Several former Aba presidents Are lined up to speak against ratification. Others opposing include Eber hard p. Deutsch. A prominent deut oct explaining his opposition in a Telephone interview said the treaty could Lead to trial in Vietnam of u s Quot idlers Only with matters of foreign Deutsch also stressed another common ground of opposition to ratification that in the United states murder is generally a state crime the treaty would accused by Hanoi of genocide oblige the Federal government whether the change is justified or not a a. A if the Man were tried in the United states he would even be subject to extradition to Vietnam if he were found innocent Here a Deutsch said. Similarly the lawyer said the United states would be subject to trial As a country on allegations by the Black panthers that the government is attempting genocide of the movement a we can take care of our own business pretty Well. Deutsch said a we consider tix a sort of charges internal and not subject to the treaty Powers of the United states which should Deal to try genocide murders upsetting. Thereby according to. Deutsch. The delicate balance Between stale and Federal gov cram flite a. Does he expect his Side to ,4�4fft a i think so a Deutsch replied. A there is a new element in the american bar association which tends toward the Liberal Side of things but 1 think the inclination will be to not change our position seventy four nations including the soviet Union and France have ratified the treaty a or convention As it is More it see genocide Pace 10 flies Hebe Fob visit a Frank Everett of Martin county flew into tot City thursday from Raleigh after filing his candidacy for congressman from the first District or Over Ett visited several communities in the District by plane including a Ahmpton. Kinston. New Bern Greenville Ahoskie and Elizabeth City. He is running on the Republican ticket Mong those at the Airport were left to right John a. Wilkinson Harry Mcquilan Iii. Or Everett mrs. Everett and Jam a Vosburgh or. Everett will keynote the Beaufort county Republican convention on saturday afternoon february 14, at 2 36 p. M. M the county courthouse
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