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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 1, 1970, Washington, North Carolina9 Washington daily news if you do not get your pm per ,. No i Mno inn it a a t a a o Tarti a in a a a in a a or a red in few ten Pago Washington North Cabot in a. Thursday aet no on january 1, 9& Dahy fax capt sunday decade administration urges supreme court to set uniform deadlines Agnew visits Thieu gives Moon rocks by Carl p. Levy pow in Pamlico a Roa controversy makes top 69 gives pledge of action on stories desegregation by Tom 81�?Tknukr w bringing in new year youth dances others make offerings by the associated press a Bevy m in Mem it me of Tun ii lbs the Frig id fountains of facade no a Trafalgar Square i new year s eve while thousands of Miles away in warm Rio de Janeiro thousands gathered on Copacabana reach and made offerings to Yemanja the sea goddess. In new York a huge red. And. White striped balloon waa lofted Over Central Park As 3,000 gathered for a City sponsored new years eve party that featured fireworks Rock music and dancing at times a quare a crowd is mated at aver 100,000 pirated Over it pry it Wal Gree cold to watch the famous illuminated Ball make its descent from atop the Allied chemical Tower. And Guy Lombardo who for 40 years has conducted his. Royal canadians at new years eve fetes in the City received telephoned Good wishes from president. Nixon in san Clemente Calif. Lombardo performing at the Waldorf Astoria played the traditional a Sauld Lang syne a As Well As Quot mrs. Robinson and aquarius to a mainly Middle age crowd that paid 19 head for the festivities not including drinks the celebrations in Rio were led by White Robed voodoo like priests Many of them smoking cigars. They built hundreds of Sand altars and to the beat of Drums chanted danced and cast offerings of trinkets and Flowers into the sea for the goddess who although divine a still considered first and fore see new year Page 10 demo Leader expects quota system fight asserts Tad press Wirrer Saigon apr vice Peri heat Spiro t. Agnew called an South vietnamese president Nguyen Van Thieu today and presented him with a gift of four Bay Moon Racks then be left Thieu Palace by heh copier presumably to visit us. Troops in the Field Agnew said his gift to Thieu a is symbolic of the desire of the United states to find peace on behalf of All people Quot the vice president who is making a 10-nation tour of Asia flew Here from the Philippines. It was his first visit to Vietnam but the fifth by a vice president since 1953 there was be word on How Long he planned to stay but he is due Friday in Taipei the nationalist Chi Nete capital on Formosa As Agnew and Thieu met inside the Palace . And. South vietnamese troops cordoned off Street around the Palace. Troops stood guard on nearby rooftops the vice president also held a separates minute conversation with South vietnamese vice president Nguyen Cao of. Thieu then waa boat to the official party of 40 for lunch no details on Agnew s discussions with the two leaders were made available but set Pircea said he gave Thieu the same kind of assurances he gave wednesday to president Ferdinand e Marcos of the Philippines that the Nixon doctrine line in Way Melv to abandonment of . Commitments in Asia. A of air Force two carrying the vice president Iai party Lendt 1 at Tan son Nhut Airport outside Saigon just before noon after a two hour flight from the Philippines. Agnew. Made no Airport speech but boarded a helicopter for the 10-minute trip to the pal Ace. . Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and Gen. William b rms on the Deputy . Com Mander in Vietnam greeted a new. Gen. Creighton w. Abrams the top commander has pneumonia. South vietnamese foreign minister Tran Van Lam welcomed him and a vietnamese girl presented him with a bouquet of Flowers. The number one Story a Raed a dispute Between the 9. Vezaey with a plaque expressing the Beaufort county health a or or. Vezaey a 22 years to the Board. Staff photo w. F. Veysey honoured v. P. Veesey former Beaufort county in a a is Yean of service to the fart county health Yean of Vea aay Baa of a county the school system an it civic Leader a or to the life 1m< a Tiff at administrative in. Been Ranoa Atida Lor Emch of Winston Salem apr the chairman of the commission studying restructuring of the North Carolina democratic party said wednesday that there might a a very Well be a fight on a proposed quota system of representation. James b. Hunt said the fight could develop at Winston Stem Friday and saturday when the commission discusses the representative situation and other matters. Or. Reginald a Hawkins a Charlotte negro civil rights Leader and member of the commission said wednesday that Blacks will accept a a nothing less than a quota system a Hawkins said quotas should apply to membership of the party executive committee Headquarters staff and in the selection of delegates to various conventions. The quota system is presently under study by the National democratic party and Hawkins a Aid the National study has paved the Way for the state system. Hunt said he realizes Quot a there is a Strong sentiment for a num her of proposals which would assure members of minority groups who participate fair he said alternate Means of insuring minority groups representation include proposals for a a weighed voting in party exec utter committees under this system membership to the committees would be apportioned on the basis of votes cast for s major democratic candidate in the previous see Leaf sky in he said to see demo Page 10 the probability of a new year s Day visit to Saigon was indicated when plans for a three Day stay in Manila were extended to four with a Light schedule announced for today the fourth Day. Mrs Agnew remained behind in the Philippines to Complete the vice president s announced schedule. Communications officials had said there would be a 10-hour news blackout As a Security precaution for Agnew s visit but South vietnamese officials int rated plans had been changed and the arrival was reported. The last time a vice pres ident visited there was not news blackout and the enemy struck when vice presiden Hubert h. Humphrey attended Thieu in augur lion Noy. I 1967, the ene my fired four mortar Sheila Tolo the Palace frauds. No one was Hurt. News blackouts were ordered when president a Tun visited Saigon last july and on two ear her visits by former presided Lyndon b. Johnson first baby bom to David Tripps Tea seconds after Midnight barely into the new year. Juanita Tripp of blounts Creek married to David. Tripp gave Hillk is an i in 4 of. Baby Bey at the Beaufort county Hospital. The Bey. In named As yet was the drat baby born in benue not county to the new controversy made the top stories to the Pamlico Region of tide and Carolina to Iuso the first three stories among the 10 biggest headline makers of the year were created by debate sol argument they were 1�?the water dispute Between the state Board of water and air resources and the phosphate companies based in Beaufort county 1�? the Hyde county school fight Between the school Board and a targe segment of the negro population Over desegregation policy 3 the arguments that developed during the search for a site for a new courthouse which delayed the final selection but while dispute was cresting the biggest news stories Good news also figured to the top 10 stories among these happenings were the Start on construction of the first of a to building Beaufort tech Campus passage of two City Bond issues Urban renewal Progress. And the coming of new wary. Jet x. A state seeks Compromise with Homes Raleigh a the chair Man of the North Carolina Board of social services says be a a my Federe of Ciais Fot a c Compromise in Hopes of beading off a rebellion by nursing Home operators against the medicaid program John r. Jordan of Raleigh said wednesday he is seeking a Compromise which would retain across the Board a Quot Quot Flat rata a payments to nursing Home operators. The operators have been re Cei ving. 3246 a month per welfare patients. They have been told that effective today they will be reimbursed according to medicaid s a a allowable coat formula which is hosed on individual operating Coats Pluss Small profit Jordan said in. Anticipation of an agreement with the Federal v government he has received permission from the state s advisory budget commission to continue Quot Flat rate payments through january a Well try to determine a rate a he said Quot that will be applicable for All if we can Quot fifty one nursing Home oper Alor Saidat a meeting in Greensboro tuesday they would not care for welfare patients under medicaid. They said that under the formula decreed by the Federal government they would receive Leas Money and would be unable to make a prof phosphate companies and the mate Over water use. With Texas Gulf Sulphur company the major operator Here at per event. Hinting that it might abandon its operation at Lee Creek if with resident s against a limited school tation plan Gagai marchers arrested and later fined or jolted for halting traffic rut in the last Hail of the year a new Board proposal and. A new superintendent eased the dra Walof adequate water waa not Menam of which teemed to have permitted both Tus and n. C phosphate company appealed water allotments in what looked at year end Tike a head on collision Between the stale water Board the regulatory Agency and the phosphate firms tags and n c phosphate were restricted by the Board to a combined total withdrawal of 133 Gallons a Dav after state studies showed Large with draws is by tags Are causing Salt water to contaminate the fresh water Supply the phosphate people deny their operations adversely affect the ground water Supply the Hyde county school fight ranked number two in the annual daily news staff poll at. Tracked National attention with demonstrations by negro been stirred by outside agitators voter overwhelmingly turned Down a Bond Issue for Enta Gem eni of predominately White Matta Makeel school into a single school for the Mainland students the outcome will have the effect of it in trued use of two negro school something wanted by Leader in the negro Boycott and at year end education seemed Hack on track in Hyde the courthouse Story seemed about Over As the new year started a site Northwest of the present building had been acquired and contracts appeared ready for letting but Early in 196s if seemed that a location waa As elusive As a Jack Rabbit in a Corn Field the county commissioners and City officials seemed to be Able to talk see stories Page if tar Heel fatalities Down Over last year by re Kef Hart associated Presa writer Raleigh a North car Olina Motorist Quot a met the traffic safety chaise me during its by reducing a Tali tie for the first time to 12 years. Cmdr Edwin c. Guy of the1 state Highway patrol said today at Leaa to 1.764 person lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents in North Carolina during the year 8s fewer than in 1966 final figures will not be available for several Days because of possible delayed deaths from injuries in is Fly accidents Quot we re not going to stand still in our accomplishments a Guy Atad in an interview. We can do letter to 1670 the p i apis can give a Little More and do a Tittle More to save lives we ought to make a special Effort every Day and every weekend to try to aare lives not just on he Totsy a a a not since tsp ? has North car Olina shown a reduction in Highway deaths Over the previous year. Guy said a we now have nearly three million motor vehicles registered in North Carolina a he added a and he mile travelled have greatly i nor eased Trace 167 the Pat Rola manpower has not grown in comparison with the registration and Miles the patrol commander said he could not attribute the to a see safety. Pago a it Washington map it the Nixon administration has urged the supreme court to see a uni Tor a fall daa Luw fur Deac Gra gating the last remaining dual school districts id the deep South and has promised Strong action to enforce such a ruling in a memorandum to the court wednesday solicitor Gen Hlili k Fqy wifi it it of i Quot a Quot Ihl in fluff ast ally Gen Jems Leonard opposed an Jay civil rights lawyers and Gnu spa of negro families who Are asking the court to set an immediate deadline for desegregation in 14 districts in Louisiana get it Birgta. Ala Ham Mississippi and1 Florida the Appeal concerns a dec 1 decision by the court of a Prats in new origins giving the 14 districts and two others until fall to desegregate their a gnaw Otil and Leonard con tended the High court not Only should uphold the appeals Tourt ruling on the fall deadline hut should apply it to More than too districts in the five states and Texas which Are not my committed to desegregate before fan a if the court now endorses the schedule fashioned by the fifth circuit appeals court a uniformly applicable to ail dual school systems the United states will focus its resources toward making that deadline a reality a the memorandum said pledging the government a will take All Necea aary Steps to ensure compliance with the resulting Decreta a Griswold and Leonard suggested if wry might my a a at to met by a Federal court i Atlanta the court ordered the. State Titard of education to assume for Loral Cheol desegregation and to i Rahoi stale funds from Diatra that it i not co Al the it memorandum argued that vetting a Reg am de deadline for Draeg Rocak n would be a Quot surer path to to rpt end of the problem the n Case by Case litigation the administration proposal would Tiave no effect t on 33 mis it see Nixon tags 19 / it l ten More nursing Home oper a tors agreed wednesday y to reject medicaid there Are 104 nursing Homes in the state. Meanwhile the state social services commissioner Clifton Craig said an estimated 350,000 North carolinians will receive medical benefits under medic Aid. The program will cover about 160,000 Persona now receiving some Aid from Federal programs plus another 170,000 who do not qualify for Aid under the old assistance programs the u. S. Department of health education and welfare said wednesday in approving medicaid programs in six states including North Carolina. That <70,000 tar heels will receive medicaid this fiscal year. It said 160 000 medically Indi gent Persona will also receive a id. The total Cost to tar Eelia for is months would he 642.6 million according to hew of which the Federal share win be 631.4 million. Three states have not had their programs approved and who lose Aid veg Quot Quot no today. Radar a saw ruling states were see medicaid. Fags in watching for those gunboats Sunda not i Mtcarmel in half. Israeli look out to see in Hope of spotting the five gunboat which arrived from France despite the French embargo a. A a a a amp French take action in boats incident by Stephens Broom no Assoc is led press. Writs Paris a with the five French built gunboats berthed safely in the israeli port of Haifa today the French govern men suspended two generals and ordered the israeli official who arranged the boats Depar Ture expelled the Laik rii official a adm Mordechi i Lime a we head hit country sarm Mission try Europe Umon h m Fly it which carried set tiers to Israel when the nation waa Elatab the two generals Provo orally Are Louis Bonte is Frances Uhtof arms Salesman and Bernard Cazelles. So. The defense ministry s Secre tary general the French Cabinet Fogt Quot by he action after a tour hour meeting a a wednesday. During the meeting the boats reached Haifa in an Effort to assure the Arab nations it has been courting Dur my the i at year the spokesman quoted president Georges porn Pidoux As saying that the gunboat incident does not mean there is any modification m the embargo of arms shipments to Israel. Hamon said the government considered the incident closed and a a hat no intention of issuing any More statements on this affair a Israel was not asked to apolo gue for breaking the French arms embargo or explain Bow the boats managed to slip out of Cherbourg before Dawn Christ Mas Day. Some sources sax Pompidou who is scheduled to visit the United states next month limited French reaction because he wants to make the trip a Success and believes jewish influence in the United state As considerable it appeared to be up to the French armed forces to explain whether they had violated official French policy and cooperated because of old ties built up with Israel an immediate invest nation was ordered the two suspended officer passed on the Papen that Al Lowed the tots to leave a property of a Dummy norwegian company. Cazelles. Highest staff officer m the defense Mulstey. Signed the contracts
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