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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 7, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Washington daily news partly Cloudy and pm or to right thursday and cow. Lows fail gel highs thursday to is y in Rcpt Washington wednesday afternoon jan�oa1�t 7, t77d established in football Star knew Man in gambling Casebi documents widespread mafia filtration in . / Elm Zajf Wlliam electronic a a a \ if mat vow 1 m a Kwh eavesdropping res twist. Provides info cigarette lev president May seek excise tax increase by Sterling f. Green appeals court reversed �s�2s a m 0k a Federal excise taxes mama Dalai a i Ufa a including a possible Steep his 111 met a re Wal %u3v a the Cisar Euc Levy to a Belr it Bor nil bit i ats or Laird Presa writer Raleigh api a a de commission ordered Woodstock Cisin of the states court of to serve users who demand for appeals which upset an order Power did not exceed 400 kilo of the state utilities commis Watts. It directed Repco to Sion has been reversed by the serve those taking More than North Carolina supreme court that amount the High court said tuesday Woodstock appealed the order the appeals court erred when it and the court of appeals re reversed the commissions or versed it Der which assigned territories to in reversing the court of a be served by a Power com a peals the supreme court said by and a Rural electric Cooper a the commission found Wood Active. Stock has never served a de the Case involved Woodstock Mand larger than 400 kilowatts electric membership corp. And but Repco had demonstrated Virginia electric and Power co. Its ability to do so. Under these rep Oboth of which a circumstances the commis plied to furnish electricity to the Sion a expert Choice of the level same areas of Beaufort Hyde of 400.,. Kilowatts As the Boun and Washington counties. Dary Between the two service the supreme court noted that areas cannot be deemed Arbi portions of the commissions or tray or capricious Der assigning territory to the a consequently it was error two firms was not in Controvert for the court of appeals to re by. Verse the order of the commis however in other areas the by Ashley b. Futrell editor amp publisher has natural Gas been discovered in the stumpy Point area or is it a false alarm that is a big question in the dare county town right now As excitement is rampant Over the prospects Many strangers can be seen on almost any Day at stumpy Point As the talk increases that a strike has been made. In fact one informant says that natural As has been discovered there at a depth of 4,400 feet. Rapp Oil company of new York is the Driller and sometime ago some drip Long leases were taken in the area. Among those leasing Small plots were Moncie Daniels jr., former legislator and former member of the n. C. Board of conservation and development. However it is on two acres of land owned by la veme Twiford that most of the talk and interest drilling started in Early dip Ember there was halted on december 24, but on Friday night december 26, a mass meeting of Small property owners in and Orsund stumpy Point we held More Bra Tat Are being sought and information today is that residents of stumpy Point and property owners Are cooperating Well. \ for Many years now prospectors have been on the North Carolina coast seeking both Oil and natural Gas. Whether or not natural Gas has been found at stumpy Point is a subject prospectors Are being mum about. But residents there and interested people elsewhere in. North Carolina have perked up their ears. At least this much is known from reliable information to the daily news. New leases Are being sought Many strangers without a pastor a since the resignation of Oscar Turner in july of last year. Centers right now it is on or. Have descended on stumpy Point Twiford a property that the and the real facts Are Well nigh alleged strike has been found impossible to come by. Auto mishaps in 69 come one per Day the year 1969 brought an % average of a Little More than one motor vehicle Accident per Day in. The City of Washington with 374 1 it by a mishaps reported Hgt Eirv police a throughout the hot he sideswipe and bumper bumps fifty six persons were i lured i oust enough to t m it Jijine 11 Estment at. Bea11fort til up a $ii4,7uk a his a Gure a / \ / a i us of u phys Al damage the h a it Topf it Van mild als Ltd a nude a a a \ a a Ltd a Quot. 1�.u.�, ,. ,5�.ut,Eso Itilla Quot la work. Ali see Hief in a Joe x p 1 a a it Quot Ltd Ipher damage estimates were based 00 i1 / a a a \ �?o1. to. The automobiles Worth at the time of the Accident. A some Are too High and some too Low a the Washington s most dangerous intersection chief said adding that owners do / a t a not always assume the expense of occurred on sundays thursdays Accident free repairing minor damages. And saturdays. Few mishaps statistics for comparison with october november and occurred after 6 . Other communities of equal december were the months of Washington s most dangerous population Are not available. 1969 with the most accidents Corners Are Bridge and fifth chief Paul said however that october and november each had Market and third and Market any Accident is one too Many. 40 while december had 43. June and fifth. Bridge and fifth a failure to yield right of Way is although the month that College streets Are especially Accident the major cause of All our a students return to the City had prone. A dents a the chief explained. A in the least traffic mishaps with 17. Chief Paul commented that few Many cases the Driver is either a review of november and accidents occur at intersections just careless or is not aware of december revealed that in those which have drawn the most the actual Law governing traffic two months at least More a complaints. John Small avenue1 lights. The1 Law states that a red a dents happened on tuesdays and ninth Street is an example of Light Means Stop completely and and a great majority happened in an intersection frequently then yield not just step on the Gas the afternoon. Fewer accidents causing complaint but re a Lively after the Light changes Quot Paul legislative Victory explained Paul also recommended that Drivers plan a route of least traffic before they begin a trip eve a a inside the City. The City a traffic lights Stop and yield signs and regulations Are ail in Accord with state and National standards. Every Effort has been made by officials to maintain proper safety standards and As policemen involved in reporting accidents agree the people themselves Are at fault and will have to work themselves to reduce the More than one a Day average of 1969 t
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