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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - February 18, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather a Ruhr Cloudy Wanner la Muff Tours dmar with dinner of do Wpm late Low it my ukr 40 his he thur Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial 42145 Between a 30 and 7 00 o clock and one will be de Abr com la established 1w sixteen pages Washington North Carolina wednesday february 18, 1970 daily except sunday to Laos b52 raids Are shifted Ervin brands Compromise ill in ii a in in iwo Fhi Fate a i i a Unarce Ptasie by John Chadwick Alec rated prow writer Washington api a sen. Sam j. Ervin or. D ., guided a Senate panel into a new round of hearings today on Vot ing rights legislation after branding a Compromise propos Al As unacceptable the Compromise would extend the 1965 voting rights act for it five years and tack on two parts of a substitute Bill nationwide in its application that president Nixon has recommended Ervin s constitutional rights subcommittee a unit of the Senate judiciary committee called for testimony from civil rights Leader Clarence Mitchell and sen Joseph d Tydings did after the House voted last december. 208 to 203. To substitute the administration Bill for an Extension of the 1965 act it was Mitchell who declared the civil rights movement had suffered a Quot cataclysmic defeat the judiciary committee is under instructions from the Senate to report out a voting rights Bill by March i. A possible Extension of the deadline is under consideration but democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said this would take a difficult to obtain unanimous vote. Ervin rejected the Compromise advanced by gop Leader Hugh Scott to extend the 1965 act ban voter literacy Testa a Tom rid. And set a uniform residency Standard for presidential elections like other Southern senators who fought passage of the 165 act. Ervin contends it is an unconstitutional invasion of the right of states to determine Vot see voting Page 11 girl missing since monday a 17 year old it. 3, Washington girl missing since monday when she left Home to go to the Brown Library is the object of a search underway by the Beaufort county sheriff s department. Deputy Nelson Sheppard says Norma Ann Midyette daughter of or. And mrs. William e. Midyette of it. 3, has not been seen or heard from since she left monday night at about 8 o clock to go to the Library. She was driving a ims Ford Mustang with n. C. License plate kw977.� Sheppard said the girl weighs 115 pounds and is five fool seven inches tall. She has Brown hair and Brown eyes and when last seen was wearing a Blue and White sweater Navy Blue Bell Bottom Slacks an off White coat and red shoes. Anyone having information about the whereabouts of the girl is asked to notify the Beaufort county sheriffs department. By e associated press writer Saigon a us. B52 bombing raids in South Vietnam were halted for 36 hours tuesday and today while America s biggest bombers Wen into a a Tion for the first time against North vietnamese and Pat bet lao troops threatening the laotian Plain of Jare informed sources reported the command refused to comment on the report hot or communiques did not. Report any r52 strikes in South Vietnam during the 36 hours that ended at noon today. Smaller american Fighte Bombera were reported to have attacked North vietnamese forces around the Plain of jars on sunday and the b52s Are used frequently against North vietnamese Supply depots farther East in Laos which feed troops and War materials into South Vietnam. But this Nas the first report of their use in direct support of laotian government forces. The laotian governments forces last summer recaptured the Plain of jars a communications Hub North of Vientiane the laotian capital and last week North vietnamese and Patchet lao forces opened an olten Sive to retake it. The attacking Force has made steady Progress and has recaptured a number of outposts around the plateau. Reports from Vientiane tuesday said government pc tops were regrouping on the West Side of the Plain while american air strikes were hindering the North Viet i see Vietnam Page 16 mrs. A Yda mop succumbs today mrs Lyda Hill Moore age 64. Of it. 1. Chocowinity died this morning at 1 of clock in. Beaufort county Hospital following a critical illness of three weeks and failing health for the past several years born in the Chocowinity Community of Beaufort county october 5, 1905. Mrs. Moore was the daughter of the late William Henry and Betsy Taylor Hill. She was married to Mack Moore october 23, l921 who preceded her in death february 9, 1963. Mrs. Moore was a member of Union Chapel free will Baptist Church. Surviving Are three daughters mrs. Joe Smith of Plymouth mrs. Elbert Gaskins of Vanceboro and mrs. Ray Woolard of Chocowinity 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren also surviving Are three Brothers Henry Hill Louis Hill and Ivey Hill All of it. 1, Chocowinity. And a sister. Mrs Annie Williams of Ayden. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Paul funeral Home thursday afternoon at 2 00 o clock conducted by the Rev. Roger Tripp and the Rev. App Mewborn of Ayden. Burial will be in Pamlico memorial gardens serving As pallbearers will be Delmar Hill Autry Chandler Bill Wingate j l Carrington Nixon russians growing Force of missiles creates threat clarifying a our do few a statement _ _ being sought system tot the unitary school first time presents Quot state of the world report today to i Xirui i i it Irr Oit in Futrell runs pledges fight for tax cuts a my Campaign is based on the Effort to realize tax reductions for our people. It is. Ray feeling that legislators who voted wholesale tax increases and then turned around and voted themselves substantial salary raises ought to be challenged i now make that challenges this was the statement of Ashley b. Futrell editor and publisher of the Washington daily news a former state senator As he today announced his candidacy for the State Senate. The democratic primary is May 2. Or. Futrell. As a state senator in 1965-1967 sessions served As chairman of the semite committee on conservation and development a major committee and he also served As member of the appropriations committee and sub committee guided legislation through the Senate we ctr Ruper Al the technical schools in i an and Beaufort counties served Abo on such committees As rules banking education state government. Agriculture and insurance. As a freshman he was voted one of the a top six senators he was chairman of the Eastern legislative caucus born in Rich Square ., he grew up in Wilson and came to Beaufort county in 1949 to assume his present position. A past president of the Press association he has also been president of the chamber of Commerce president of the. Jaycees. A lifetime a Aycee member of the school Board. Mason s Farmer a combat Veteran of world War ii member of american legion and a past commander member of vow Moose and he is a methodist ques Juhls Movit Irig by Joe ii air. A of a try press writer Washington it a it efforts were under Way today to induce a new statement from president Nixon clarifying his position on a National school Ltd segregation policy before the i Senate showdown vote on the controversial Issue the clamor for a policy statement emerged tuesday when Republican loader Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania offered an amendment to a massive Educa Tion Bill requiring uniform National application of school desegregation policies Scott s rider was a substitute for a More far reaching Amend men by sen John Stennis. A miss. And the gop Leader said flatly the Nixon administration was behind it. Specifically he said. Secretary Robert h. Finch Al health education and. Welfare had endorsed it. The key difference in the proposals was that Scott s substitute applies specifically to unconstitutional conditions of racial segregation while Stennis ruler was aimed at both rest dental segregation in the North As Well As Legal segregation in the South challenging Scott. Stennis said Nixon had twice declared he favored the concept of his amendment and that the substitute appeared at variance with this. He demanded to know if Scott could produce anything in writing from the president. Then came an even stronger t�tu8�tjljqbkbk ii. Jew Tower k-1 x. Aid i Hau called Bryce in. Harlow counsellor to the president and had Heen told Quot this substitute does net have the imprimatur of the White House Scott answered Curtly. A i stand on my original in delaying a vote tuesday managers of the education Bill said an attempt was being made to get Nixon to speak out. Southerners said the language of the substitute was meant to apply Only to Legal segregation that the courts have found in the South. The Dixie contingent won a see education Page 16 mrs. Ellen Leggett Orlando. Fla Iasi a Federal Appeal court for the first time defining a unitary school system has ordered a Florida county to implement a neighbourhood Pupil assignment plan Ihil All Black reboots. The 5th circuit court of appeals in a ruling in new or leans tuesday said hat to qual if As a unitary system k school District must have achieved desegregation in student enrol ment faculty staff transportation. Facilities and extracurricular activities the court said its approval of a neighbourhood system for Florida s Orange county would not necessarily apply to other school District n. A a under a Mthr acts of this the ruling said a it Hap pens that the school Board s Choice of a neighbourhood assign ment system is adequate to con pert the Orange county school Wesley Grissom Furman. And Gerald Layman sunday school teacher chairman of the administrative Board Lay Leader for 16 years. Boy scout Leader and he has been most Active in All phases of civic Community and religious life. He is a trustee of East Carolina University. Mamed to the former miss Rachel Fox they have one son Brownie age 13. A student at Jones Junior High in Washington. In. Making his announcement Fri Rell added this Quot i. Am deeply worried that the present trend in government is toward Ever higher taxes. It is getting out of hand the last session of the no. See Futrell. Page 16 hundreds of three questioned in killing army doctor s family it. Bragg Api a army investigators said today they have questioned hundreds of persons about the fatal Stab bings of an army doctors pregnant wife and his two daughters tuesday but they had no a prime none of those questioned has been detained. Col. Robert Kri Wanek Post Provost marshal said at a news conference the doctor capt. Jeffrey Macdonald 26, of Patchogue n.y., who also was stabbed in his apartment on the Post said the family was attacked by a hippie Type band of three men and a girl. Kriwanek said More than 50 of those questioned will be subject to further interrogation. Among those being questioned Are persons Macdonald had treated for drug use Kriwanek said but he emphasized the doctor was not a. Specialist in drugs and had treated no More drug addicts than most other doctors Macdonald who is reported in satisfactory condition at a Post Hospital told investigators the girl muttered during the attack Quot acid is groovy kill the acid is a Slang term for the hallucinatory drug Ltd. Kriwanek said the word Quot pig Quot was scrawled in blood on the headboard of Macdonald a bed when military policemen arrived at the apartment after being called by Macdonald. Kriwanek said today partial autopsy reporte said Macdon aids wife Colette 28, died of multiple Stab wounds in her and Chest and a fractured Skul. He added both her forearms also were fractured As if clubbed while she was trying to shield herself. The reports also confirmed she was pregnant. Kriwanek said the Macdonald s six year old daughter Kimberly died of a fractured Skull and multiple Stab wounds in her Throat and Chest their two year old daughter Kristen Jean he mid died of Stab wounds in her and Chest and had not been clubbed the officer said two knives an icepick arid a piece of Wood two inches in diameter and 18 inches Long apparently were used in the killings he said All had been recovered one of the knives he said was in the Macdonald s roaster bedroom and the other weapons were found outside their apartment. He said Al the weapons were bloody t mrs Ellen Smith Leggett age 79. A resident of East main Street died in the Beaufort county Hospital Here this morn tag at _3 of clock following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Smith was born in Pitt county april 6, 1sr0, daughter of the late Francis Marion and Emily Nichols Smith she spent most of her lifetime in Pitt county and moved to Washington to make her Home in 1941. Mrs. Leggett was twice married first to Ulysses Biggs Mclawh font of Ayden who preceded her in death May 13, 1913. And secondly to John h. Leggett of Pitt county who died in 1924 she was a member of the first Christian Church and the Christia n women a Fellowship. Surviving Are one son. J. S. Leggett of Greenville two daughters mrs. Thomas Mur Farey and mrs. Clark Rodman both Al this City six stepchildren four Brothers Maik g Smith of Greenville. Jack m. Smith and. Ned c. Smith both of Farmville Guy a. Smith of Macclesfield three Sisters. Mrs. Corbett of Farmville. Mrs Bert. Dixon of Wilson and. Mercer Tatem of Norfolk a four grandchildren and two great grandchildren funeral services will be conducted at 2 . Thursday at the first Christian Church with or. Raymond l Alexander pastor officiating. Burial will follow in the Hollywood cemetery at Farmville her nephews will serve As pallbearers the body will remain at the Paul funeral Home and be taken to the Church one hour prior to the service the family will be at the Home of or. And mrs Clark Rodman at Riverside. It 2, Washington 22.3 acres dedicated to the City the Washington redevelop ment commission dedicated 22.3 acres of land to the City of Washington Here this week to be used for Parks and drainage purposes As a part of the East end Urban renewal project. The dedication m composed of Silt a operate tracts of land Startup in the Vicinity of the High so Hoof and ending by the Charlotte Street recreation Center much of this land is on either pide of the drainage ditch sunni my in front of the High school from. Ninth Street. The largest tracts Are on both sides of jacks Creek Between fifth Street and Charlotte Street including land East of the pumping station on Park drive a smaller tract of land con taming 7,500 Square feet is located next to the Charlotte Street recreation Center. This Quot once contained two old houses which have since been torn Down the land has been cleared and will be used in conjunction with. The Charlotte Street recreation Center. W. I. Cochran jr., executive director of the redevelopment commission said that this is one of the Many benefits that has accrued to the City of Washington by virtue of the Urban renewal program. In this particular Case considerable land was acquired cleared of old dilapidated buildings and turned Over to the City of Washington at no charge to be used mainly for recreational purposes for the East end neighbourhood he stated that much of the land on jacks Creek had been acquired at High costs due to a number of see dedicated Page 16 system from a dual to a uni part system Quot the court said the three or Angr county schools to remain a ii Black were a the result of residential patterns guidance of the county biracial committee will guarantee Elim motion in the future. In Addi Tion. Open housing under title 8 of the civil rights a t of 196� will serve to prevent neighbor Hood entrapment.1 Ole court said by approving the neighbor Hood concept the appellate court in effect struck Down a modified Freedom of Choice plan approved earlier by judge George Young of District court the appeals court order welcomed by school authorities in Orlando set up special Transfer provisions for negroes in the1 three All Black schools giving them priority for admission to House is Nixon the nearest predominantly White school eight other school new All Black would be desegregated through neighbourhood assign Mentia cow the this ruling.,&Quot Saul the strange county school Hoard Skorney. Watnes Market Market Calle i the ruling a i Stork decision As my Mark the first time1 a court Hadr fined a unitary system Quot Market said the court retained a portion leg Young s Freedom of Chotek plan but restricted it to the Macks that would lie left in the three All negro schools Quot the it can go to the nearest predominantly while school on a guaranteed space basis. Quot Mark Al said or they can choose As any other majority student to go to school in this Case Pareto i Natty White on a space Avail see school. Page 16 a san Tal i or respondent w Ashington �a1> Presl a Lent Nixon told i ongers today Russia growing Forre of inter Continental nuclear missiles has or Irais threat to oar a you Ahlite and another confrontation looms on hew spending by John Buckler associated press writer Washington aug the Moure is heading us another confrontation with p resident Nixon Over education spending following its rules committee spurning of a proposed Prest the committee refused to Clear the Way for a House vote on an amendment that would Llaves Given Nixon discretion to spend Only As much As he wanted on a Xiu cation regardless of what Congress appropriated the Republican backed amendment was added by the House appropriations Cornik tee to a new $19.3 billion health education Money Hul designed to replace the $19.7 billion measure vetoed by Nixon last month As inflationary the House will take up the new Bill thursday. Under House rules such an amendment would not be in order unless specifically approved by the rules committee and by a 9-6 vote tuesday the committee refused. The another Velo was raised immediately health. Education and welfare Secretary Robert h. Finch who testified before the committee tuesday said failure to in1 dude the provision raised a Del mile possibility of a vet because the Bill once again carries More Money than Nixon wants after his veto was sustained by the House. Nixon said he would accept $449 million of the $ 3 billion Congress added Over his budget to the vetoed Bill rut the appropriations committee imm tried that to $814 million and the Prospect Are Tor still mock additions when the Bill reaches the floor majority header Carl Albert said the democrats would not w Detorre try talk of a veto a intimidation is not the Way to Deal with the House he said a Quot the members will not lie swayed by such a threat and i think we we a uld have a much i utter chef Nee to override another veto Quot Quot the rules commit tee s Retos at to allow discretionary spend ing authority 1 May have weak Enod a a Southern democratic coalition that Ato a added i three it Toboul desk Gre Gabiou amendment Southern ers had agreed to support the discretionary spending Amend ment in return Tor Gap votes for their proposals the Southern amendments see hew Page . Leggett set to file today Gene Leggett a former naval Interi Getice officer who now lives at it i Greenville is scheduled to file tort he first congressional District seat on the american party ticket this afternoon it was reported Here today Leggett is reportedly the first. Candidate rom to file on the american party ticket for an it congressional Seal the american party candidate is establishing his Headquarters at 1315 them Avenue in new Bern raised grave quest use a Brant where the soviet Union is headed in his first state of the world message it to a presented his a req a sri to expansion of the Safe guard ballistic missile defense program As the Best immediate response to the soviet buildup he expressed Hope that even trial a far could negotiate a Fame Tatumn or reduction of nuclear missiles with Russia by the end of this year Nixon reported Russia will have an estimated 1 my missiles capable �4 reaching the american Mainland against an estimated 1,7toof the United slates. Five years ago. In mid 1965 he said. Russia had Only 13i such mis Sites to 1.398 for the United states under the Johnson and Fri to nitration. Nixon said the United state levelled off missile deploy ment but the russians o at inure building up the soviets present build up of strategic Nixon said a together with what we know at wit Thi in develop ment and toil programs a pipes serious questions about where they Are headed and the Poten tial the its or Ami a our allies rhtec./. A a a m Quot the word message with a gluteal Louk at tit past Viii and projections for the fun Tore stressed Nixon s stated in to go on reducing ils. Involvement in the affairs of other lands to seek partnership instead of domination in Reia Tion with friends and allies and to try to negotiate1 peace preserving agreements with Russia and eventually red Chat no he made these other major a Pinr ils a a it v breakthrough m Vietnam peace negotiations it Xii Quot come with Little warning Quot but there s no sign it will the United mates remains ready to be flexible and generous Quot in Nego tons 11 the communists Ever want to negotiate seriously Nix. On Hopes the fighting will roof ten tie 1o Dee line but Lias no Assur. Anee that it will the United states will continue to work for peace in the Middle East but can t Lejk it the Job Altum the United states has warned the soviet Union and other nations against being drawn More deeply Quot into the Arab israeli conflict Ami would a gravely concerned it Russia sought to dominate the area Nixon intends to enlarge cooperation with asian a Tom As they cooperate with one another and develop regional institutions Quot partnership is also the Central theme of Nixon isee Nixon speech. Page 16j the Chicago 7 from left Are Jerry Rubin. Abble Hoffman Thomas Hayden Rennie Davis. 1 it a a Weiner. John Froine and David Dellinger shown i their Beetle trial on riot Ltd it 4riiey it Leges during 196 a mor ratio convention jury out for fifth Day defense lawyers ask mistrial in riot trial by v Richard cd tone and e Chi. Aykroid associated press writers Chicago api a jury entered its fifth Day of deliberating the Case of seven men charged with riot conspiracy today while defense counsel planned arguments for a mis trial and a declaration that the jury is deadlocked the 10 women and 2 men on the . District court jury recessed after dinner tuesday their discussion of the evidence against the defendants accused of conspiracy to Cross state lines and incite rioting during the 1968 democratic National convention attorneys William m Kun steer and Leonard i. Wenglass filed a motion asking for a mistrial late tuesday and requested an immediate hearing judge Julius a. Hoffman was not in Chambers and shortly after the motion was handed to his clerk the jury retired for the nigh i Kunstler later told new Smen he hoped to argue the motion today Kunstler said he did not think the Del Ense was pressuring the jury by making the motion. Judge Hoffman said last week that he might if the jury appeared deadlocked Call them in and instruct them to retire once More and try to reach a dec Sion Kunstler contends this would he applying judicial pressure on the jury he said he still believed that the juror would bargain and Compromise with the result that Sonto will be convicted others will be acquitted or the jury will hang deadlock on All of them Quot a it would be a Miracle if All were acquitted Quot he said add ibo Terr or Toi to
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