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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - February 26, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather fair and told tonight Low tonight in my Friday fair and warmer High Friday Ink Ltd Washington daily news if you do not get your paper a i Hal a 214s Between a to and 7 00 o Stork and. On will or it it Veradt to pow. Esta bushed 1909 twelve parcs Washington. North Carolina thursday afternoon february 26, 1970 daily except sunday protesters Burn Bank meeting set on Channel Santa Barbara Calif. Apr rampaging demonstrators protesting the Quot capitalist establishment burned a Bank of America Branch to a Skeleton today while outnumbered Polk and firemen watched helplessly. Police reinforcements were cached in a about to Protea ten colonel Paul s. Denison. District Engineer u. S. Army corps of engineers. Wilmington District announces that a Public meeting has been scheduled at l w p.m., March 5, to the con Ference room room 313 in the Federal building Corner of Princess and water streets in Wilmington concerning the findings on the reports on the Pamlico River and Morehead City Harbor the corps of engineers has completed a Survey report in response to congressional resolutions a requesting a review of reports on Pamlico tar Rivers to determine the advisability of providing a deep draft Channel in the Pamlico River through Pamlico sound and the appropriate Inlet to deep water in the Atlantic Ocean and Ltd requesting a review of reports on Morehead City Harbor. North Carolina to determine whether any modifications should be made in the recommendations they contained the corps of engineers has studied the feasibility of providing for the improvements desired by local interests. They find that average annual charges for deepening Morehead City see Channel Page 10 watched the flames Burn out the inside of the one Story Brick building then a solid Phalanx of 240 helmeted officers swept through the Campus Community. Isla Vista dispersing the crowd without a confrontation retreating protesters threw rocks at oncoming officers injuring several but none seriously deputies said deputies said later the situation was a pretty much under control Quot and that officers were dispersing about 200 stragglers scattered along streets and alleys. The one Square mile Isla Vista Community is populated mainly by apartment dwelling students from the adjacent University of California can pus six Miles North of Santa Barbara. The demonstrators numbering 1,000 wednesday night said they were protesting the War in Vietnam the Quot capitalist establishment Quot that financed it and what a student spokesman called Quot increasing police repression aimed at stifling student one demonstrator identifying himself As Kevin Mcelheny 17, san Jose Calif said the Bank was under siege Quot because it was there it was the biggest capitalist establishment thing enemy strength Down red strategy changes land of elephants Hanoi s Laos offensive a try on Morgan. Mrs Cratch narcotics is hard raises questions for . North aim at streamlining Quot we Haven t made a Dent yet the problem is Robert Morgan. attorney general last night told the Beaufort county democratic women that the state is making an All out Effort to curb the narcotics Racket in the state but he observed that the problem is so Large that the going is difficult. He said Quot we know that organized crime in America has much to do with the dope business Quot looking at the role of the state Bureau of investigation in North Carolina or. Morgan said a your ability to serve will be greatly enhanced when we finish installation of the police information he said that a computer will be in Raleigh and outlets will be in All 100 counties so that information can be fed to the computer and within a matter of minutes vital information can be in the hands of officers All Over the state. He said that just a Short while ago the sb1 had Only 40 agents. While now there Are around too Many of the new ones Are specializing in the Field of narcotics Quot the last legislature might have gone too far in this matter of taxes but from the standpoint of needs in crime detection and prevention the Money spent in upgrading the ski was Money Well spent a he said. Or. Morgan praised the democratic party saying Quot we have a record of service in North Carolina to which we can Point with great or. Morgan was introduced by Ashely b Futrell. Mrs. Verona Cratch president presided Over the meeting miss Janice Hardison of East Carolina University called upon the women of the first District to join in a democratic workshop to be held in Greenville on March 24. Mrs Mary Winfield . Democratic National com see Morgan. Page 10 a William l. It Van spec la i Quot 4 it respondent the continuing North Viet Nambae offensive in ians raises important questions about Hanoi s Aims because the situation in the strange Little Quot land of a million a is beginning to look As had As at any time in the past nine years few who Are familiar with the situation say North Vietnam wants to take Over Laos through total military Conquest. Then Why the heavy investment Par. Titular by in View of the Strain on Hanoi a resources in the main theater of War. South Vietnam a is another step in a Hanoi plan to bring about the fall of Prince Souvanna fowl Llllian the Neutral is Premier in Vientiane such a development could produce a dilemma for the United state the main purpose of the North vietnamese in Jim Esti mated to number 3s.ono combat and 15.000 support troop seems obvious to protect the to Chi Minh Trail Hanoi a Jungle sup ply route to South Vietnam now subject to constant Tsimring by . Airmen that to Ming is being carried on with Souvan Tny a Wisent Heel Iwer of the per wort id the North Viet names troop on urn soil Souvanna position is precarious in any Case he is recon nerd by the soviet Union and the United states and probably needs some sort of tacit agree rent Between the two big pow its to retain his Post mrs the i Jook War is different from the one in South Vietnam its a War for real estate rather Han for people a War being a see Laos Page 10 president headed f or w Elf Are w in census �?T70 opens in Greenville Greenville a at a Cere Mon Here wednesday mayor Frank Wooten Cut a length of computer tape officially opening the District office in Greenville from which the 1970 census of population and housing will be directed in this area Jerry Scott manager of the District office explained that computer tape is symbolic of the census bureaus modern electronic equipment that will process the data collected in the census. Others attending the ceremony were officials and other prominent people from Greenville and surrounding communities. This District office will be Headquarters for census operations in Beaufort Bertie Camden Chowan Currituck dare Gates Hertford Hyde Martin Northampton Pamlico Pasquo tank Peru mans Pitt Tyrrell and Washington. With the official opening today the Active phase of the census gets under Way in this census District. About 317 Crew leaders and census takers will be selected and trained. Detailed arrangements will be made to enumerate people in institutions jails hospitals colleges and places other than in , All in preparation for april 1 when the actual enumeration begins. Beginning four Days before april 1, mail carriers will leave census questionnaires at each residential Mailbox. Each family will be asked to fill out its questionnaire and hold it for the census taker. The enumeration of the District is expected to be completed in about five weeks after the census takers begin making Calls on april 1. There Are 180 other census districts throughout the country where this method of enumeration will be used. The census Bureau estimates that about 40 percent of the u. 8. Population live in these districts. There Are 212 other census districts to which the remaining 60 percent of the population live. These districts for the most part include the1 Large and their suburbs. Households in these districts will also receive census questionnaires in the mail to fill out hot they will be asked to mail them Back to the census office in a postage free envelope that will accompany the questionnaire. No census taker will Call at these households from which com see census Page 10 1s70 census a ribbon ceremony held wednesday in Greenville marked the opening of the 1970 census in the area. Hie census Bureau opened an office in the old Greenville Post office to use As Headquarters for the census �?T70. Featured prominently in. The picture Are Jerry Sutherland Pitt county commissioner Frank Wooten Greenville mayor Frank Steinbeck Pitt county gop chairman Joe Dudley Greenville postmaster. Staff photo by Litchfield two by four spacing rules codes help keep up costs of Home construction editor s note this the fourth of five articles from the a special assignment team details How a myriad of labor rules building codes regulations and restrictions helps drive housing costs up. A by Dick Barnes associated press writer Northbrook Iii. Apr in a Chicago suburb an architectural control commission required a builder to add a $135 nonfunctional Gable to a garage roof. In Kansas City plumbers and plumbing contractors Are still trying to overthrow in court a voters referendum permitting builders to use Cost saving plastic pipe. In los Angeles county it can take six weeks to process an. Application to build housing for Sale under Cha mortgages four weeks longer than it takes in the next county. Narrow examples perhaps. Costly Only in the tens of hundreds of dollars each per House. But these and a myriad of other seemingly minor restraints a labor rules building codes regulations and a restrictions join such factors As tight Money High interest rates and soaring land costs in adding to the com of housing for example one expert says a single construction code change on spacing of 2x4s could save Home buyers $100 million a year nationally. Northbrook builder Richard c. Harwood chairman of the National association of Home builders codes committee cited the consumer government and labor As the principal constraints on building Cost. The consumer says Harwood is a Quot rather backward ignoramus who cannot appreciate technology and is afraid of i Quot ten years ago when we started using roof trusses instead of rafters and joists a he said a the consumer thought it was skimpy. Yet it could carry 40 per cent More Load and could save $120 a House. Quot he a afraid of plastic pipe too. Yet Hud department of housing and. Urban development and Cha Federal housing administration and the code groups which write Model building codes have tested it and Harwood said some communities have composed through their building codes such requirements As a 300-Squa re foot living room 150-Square foot Kittli Annand 50-Square foot bathroom to boost House sizes and thus the income level of buyers. He said one inspector was asked How the footage requirements were arrived at and replied. Quot we think this is what it should Harwood said code differences mean the same House that builds for $48,000 in Northbrook costs $1,200 More two Miles away in Glenview 111. The of labor in see housing Page 10 by Edmond a Breton associated pres writer Washington it a president Nixon appears headed for a major Victory in the House As the powerful ways and Means committee drives to Clear a Bill closely paralleling the administration s sweeping and expensive welfare Reform proposals the committee once considered a major Roadblock to the urn worked today to complot action on the proposal and sent it to the floor where a a its chances for passage Are rated Good. Committee chairman Wilbur d. Mills d ark., indicated to newsmen he had decided not to Block approval of the proposal in committee buying the administration a Hopes of House passage president Nixon a Hopes of Ramsly were raised. He told the National governors conference wednesday the prospects for passage had improved and vigorous support from the Gover nors Quot might put it Over the top meantime a panel of the National governors conference headed by new York gov. Nel so i a Rockefeller set a meeting with Mills to discuss the welfare proposals. Rockefeller said he is seeking a revised Bill so that the Federal government would assume the trial Cost of the pro Guarfi. Some democratic members a Art in sympathy with the principle Nixon adopted that families including those with a working or. Tayloe lenten speaker or. Dave Tayloe Washington paediatrician will speak during the 12 o clock noon lenten service at St. Peters episcopal Church Friday feb 27, on the subject a commitment to Christ his Church what to do the covenant. A native of Washington. Or. Tayloe graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chap i Hill received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania interned at the College of Virginia in. Rich i and did hts paediatric work at Duke University. He is a presently chief of staff of Quot the county Hospital president of the county medical society As Well As head of the Seaboard medical society my Secretary treasurer of the . Paediatric society. Active in state and Community affairs. Or. Tayloe is a trustee of consolidated University of North Carolina Mem her of child developmental evaluation clinic of East Carolina University member of the committee for control of infectious disease of ., member of the county Board a of health the Brown library., Ami the Tidewater mental health clinic a former member of the Camp Leach Board vestry Man and sunday school teacher. Theta Loes have five children two m which Are in College at unc Greensboro and at Chapel Hill. Member should be assured a subsistence income others reportedly have decided that since no other revision of he present m sight the int Entiero of the adm Nistra lion and republicans in con Giess should do less de try put Ting the Nixon proposal to a. Vole it was understood the Bill nearing completion will contain Nixon s proposal for a federally financed family support level of $1.600 which could he augmented by food Stamps. Above the $1.600 level state could provide More support w a 11 i 11u rdc a 1 Glt my rnmei11 Chipping in 30 per cent up to the $3.600 poverty level this formula was agreed on. Sources reported in lieu of a More complicated one proposed by the administration the measure is design gtd to encourage welfare recipients to work by permitting them to retain a substantial portion of their earnings without welfare payment reduction and by requiring Job training and registration of Able bodied adults not required to care for preschool children. Drafting of the Bill and preparation of a report could take another week after committee approval pointing to a House vote about mid March bulletin Washington a president Nixon proposed to Congress today the scrapping or Reform of 57 Reform Federal programs at a saving in the coming year of $2.5 billion. In a special message Nixon said congressional action would be required to achieve $1.1 Pillion of the savings and that he will do the rest through administrative move. Inwood Cayton Richland Man seeks re election Aurora a Lin Wood l May ton county com miss inner from Richland township announced today he will seek re election Irith this statement. A i would like today i am not in agreement with the present revaluation that has been completed in the county in syne cases the property tax is entirely too High i will do everything within reason co see that some adjustments will be made 1 think 1 made a mistake in not. Openly supporting the one cent sales tax. The property owner has jul amp about reached the limit of his ability to pay the one cent sales tax could be such form of Relief to property owners to help Lessen their tax Load i am fully aware of the Many needs of the schools in our county and will try to see that As much Money As can be appropriated will be put in our school system i agree with the Dehoet Boa re and citizens that some of the school needs Are a new gym in Bath and additional classrooms and Hgt Fred s Hoffman i Mil la a i or her Washington rape North \ icon Akpe and Viet Cong �?�4 regt few Gnu Ris a own in South Vietnam a infiltration lag be Hind enemy inane. Pentagon of trial say meanwhile they report the enemy is streamlining it fight my Force to carry nut Small uni attacks on a wider and More efficient scale these Points stand out in War situation assessments Given Congress in recent Day by Secretary of defense Melvin r. Laird and Gen Earle g w heeler chairman of the joint chief of staff at the same time Laird and Wheeler Back from a recent on the spot Survey in Vietnam report a Steep Rise in the enemy s movement of supplies into South Vietnam along the to Chi Minh Trail Laird. Testifying before the House defense a appropriations subcommittee said wednesday Overall North vietnamese pc forces have declined in recent months Quot from information currently available. Al appears the ene my Force level Wilt con Titue to decline at least. Through the fore Eean future a he said the defense Secretary added that North vietnamese inf Ultra _ Tion Quot is tint expected to keep up with ened losses including combat pcs Quot Hies and Dele. Laird gave Nof gun but the most recent Pentagon report on enemy strength said there were about 240,000 North vietnamese and Viet Cong in South Vietnam fall Quot Wheeler estimated the enemy lost about 157.000 men kilted last year while another 47,000 pkg a defected Quot there is Little evidence now of am significant increase to introduction of personnel into the Pip Ehne a , he informed Senate commit tees that about 100.060 North vietnamese infiltrated South in 1969, suggesting a deficit Al though he absence of figures on vet com recruitment makes to impossible to judge How big a deficit Quot v r Wheeler said while enemy Over All strength has declined Over the past 13 months the number of enemy combat and support battalions increased this. Wheeler said reflects a the enemy s determination to improve his Force Structure m a manner which enhances his capability for conducting Small unit attacks a both Laird and Wheeler say they anticipate some sort of upswing in enemy offensive a Vity. A a a a a a a 0 let caution. Page 10> he implied the attacks will be spotty occurring in the different regions As enemy units reach Quot their required state of readiness a Scott says Navy will not commit itself on cutback Washington a gov. Bob Scott says Secretary of the Navy John h. Chafee declines to give any firm commitment about keeping open the naval air rework facility at the Cherry Point Marine air station in Eastern North Carolina. Scott and North Carolina congressmen met with Cha fee wednesday in an Effort to head off reported plans to close Down or drastically Cut Back operations of the aircraft repair station North Carolina officials fear a cutback at the facility would strike a reeling mow against the depressed Economy of the coastal Region where the station is situated Quot closing this facility will Widen the income Gap for the area a Scott said adding the Region s personal income already was $1,000 below the National average the a employs 2,700 civilians and has a payroll of $28 million a year a a others at the meeting were reps Walter b Jones and Charles Raper Jonas and Sens. Sam a Ervin or. And b Everett Jordan. Jonas is a Republic and the others Are democrats also present was another Democrat rep David h. Henderson who has employees of the facility among his constituents. He suggested that the Navy Cut Back All naval aircraft repair facilities in the country by 10 per cent rather than concentrating Economy measures on the Cherry Point installation a the facility which repairs Navy Jet planes and helicopters. Perches on. The Mouth of the Neuse River in North Carolinas Craven county about 10 Miles Southeast of new Bern Scott criticized the Navy for what he said was giving plane repair contract to japanese fir i Nehile simultaneously threatening to Cut Back on the amount of work done Al Cherry Point. Quot it does no to make a lot of sense a he said after the con Tsee Navy Page 10
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