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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 8, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Cleer to portly Cloudy and wry a com through Friday. Snow in Moun Uini Neer Aero in wet to lower in an the coast Lyt Day High madly to the it to. Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. ,. Dull met Aitt a 10 and 7 00 o Enofk and one will Hada ii Arad to you eat Abu shed 190� baht pages Washington North Cap Una. Thursday afternoon january 8, 1970 Dalty except sunday missile plans Navy sub program eying by Bob Horton a military writer Washington it a it a a submarine capable of hitting the soviet Union with nuclear missiles while docked in a . Port is beginning to play an important part in the Pentagon s strategic planning for the 1970s ironically the program referred to by the Navy As a wiil mss undersea Long Range missile system was All but dead a few months ago Secretary of defense Melvin r Laird spoke of ulms wednesday As one of two new strategic arms systems to get High priority consideration if the soviet offensive capability grows the defense chief said the advanced sub missile system or a new bomber to replace the aging b52 maybe necessary i the soviet missile deployments continue or if there is fee agreement at the Kussian-. Arms limitation talks. Either system would provide a Mears of expanding the . Nuclear Arsenal to assure survival of a Large portion of the american Retalia ton Force during a Surprise attack the United states has for the moment decided against building More land based missile silos choosing instead to defend such Sites from attack with the safeguard anti ballistic missile system. The undersea Long Range mis see subs Page 2 District school boards meeting set at Choco Billy Jefferson puritans map plans to fete their ladies the Beaufort county Puritan Council voted last night to hold its annual county wide ladies night at Chocowinity High school at Chocowinity Friday night april 10, at 7 30 of clock. Club assignments made for staging the event were made As follows Bath door prizes fungo speaker Choco menu free Union recognition of guests Pinetown attendance awards tri Community distribution of tickets Ponzer decorations Paniego enter Taine lit r tech 1 a and Welcome Bunyan response big swamp program printing. In other activity Robert Smith of Chocowinity immediate past president presented the Puritan Little league championship trophy to members of the lower fungo team and the Rev. Lin Wood Boyette of. Free Union lieutenant governor pledged the cooperation of his office to Beaufort county clubs. Visitors included Dennis Davis Jerry Rose and Chris Rose members of the 1969 championship lower fungo Little league team. Billy Jefferson of Chocowinity new Council president presided see Puritan Page 2 Chocowinity a the annual meeting of the District 2 school b Oards association will be held at Chocowinity High school Here wednesday Jan. 14. The theme for this years gathering of school Board members District committeemen and school administrators is a schools for the seventies. School units included in the District Are Beaufort Hyde Tyrrell and Washington counties and Washington City. Following registration at 4 30 ., the afternoon program will consist of group discussions on a Public relations dealing with pressure groups led by Robert e. Strother Frorer the division of human relations of the state department of Public in to Tructien a occupational education led by or. Charles Law from the division of occupational education of the state department of Public instruction and a local control its privileges and responsibilities with emphasis on the changes in the Law led by or. Ralph Brimley professor in the school of education at East Carolina University. Or. William h. Wagoner Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington will be the principal speaker for the evening session. His address will follow a banquet to be held in the cafeteria of the Chocowinity High school. These area conference of the North Carolina school , association annually attract More than 4,000 school Board members committeemen educators and other interested persons. An attendance of about 70 is anticipated for the District 2 meeting. Jasper Warren chairman of the Beaufort county Board of education is currently serving As. District president and Gray Hodges superintendent of the Beaufort county schools is District Secretary. The state association was organized in 1937 and through its history has been dedicated to seeking improvements in North Carolina Public education. From its offices in Chapel Hill the association works with school Board members and school administrators at the local level. The late or. Guy b. Phillips of see meeting Page 2 sen. Griffin sees no Prospect of Congress yielding on hew Bill t. Wynne . York rite masons to Honor Wynn York rite masonic bodies will hold meetings Here for the next two saturdays and. A ceremonial class will be named in Honor of a distinguished local Mason. More than 30 master masons will be a salad to the1 degree of Royal Arch Mason saturday afternoon in Orr masonic Temple by degree teams of the local Royal Arch chapter. Hiram Council of Greenville will Confer the degrees of Royal and select master beginning at 7 30 On saturday Jan. 17, the local commander of knights Templar will Confer the Christian orders of Knighthood. Sir Knight Lee b. Wynne will Knight each of the candidates. The class will be named in his Honor or. Wynne will be celebrating 46 years of distinguished service to the masonic fraternity. He is a past my Ster of on Lodge. Past High priest of a chapter of Royal Arch masons thrice illustrious master of the Council of Royal and select masters. Past commander of knights Templar. Or Wynne was consecrated a Knight priest in 1946 and was dubbed a Knight of the York Cross of Honor the highest degree in the York rite of freemasonry. He has been a member of Sudan Temple patrol for 40 years. This outstanding shrine Drill team was selected As one of the finest shrine Drill teams in North America. Such a is the background and experience of this distinguished Mason. Bulletin Saigon api a presiden i Nguyen Van Thieu reiterated tonight that South Vietnam is prepared to discuss a ceasefire with the enemy and to accept Viet Cong participation in elections to Settle the War. But in a lengthy televised report to the nation Thieu charged that the enemy is intent on a Savage ambitions Quot and insists on imposing a coalition government on South Vietnam Thieu said there have been Quot no results Quot from 48 sessions of the Paris peace talks and said the North vietnamese and Viet Cong agreed to them Only because they wanted bombing of North Vietnam halted a amp a Industry meeting set Here Jan. 22 the state conservation and development department will hold a meeting Here thursday Jan 22, to explain a local development team concept aimed at improving efforts to attract Industry the meeting one of a series be held at the Eastern elementary school at 7 30 for Beaufort. Hyde Carteret Craven. Greene Lenoir. Pamlico and Pitt counties. Members of the general Assembly cad Board members area and local Industrial development people and county and municipal officials have been invited to attend the meeting to hear the sales team concept explained. Roy g. Sowers jr., a amp a director said the series of meetings is a a major new Effort of our Agency and it is a key feature of gov Bob Scott s total program for economic development in North Carolina Quot one of the goals of the Scott administration and this department is to assist local communities prepare themselves for Industrial development a Sowers said. Williams rites slated in Hyde Swan Quarter pubertal services for mrs. Jane Mcneil Williams Width to of o. L. Williams were held today at 1 At the Mitchell funeral Chapel in Raleigh. Graveside rites will be held in the primitive Baptist Church Remetey Quot Neon Fairfield Friday afternoon at i o clock with the Rev. J. J. Grimes officiating. Mrs. Williams died in Kai Eitt wednesday. She was 78 years old. Mrs. Williams was Active in local affairs Here for Many years and was Well known throughout the area. Her husband a prominent attorney and former legislator died several years ago. Surviving pre a Stepson Woodburn Williams of Raleigh a stepdaughter mrs. A. L Harris of Burlington a brother. John s. Mcneail of Charlotte five Sisters mrs. R. V. Mason of Charlotte mrs Sally Brown mrs. W. B Calhoun and mrs Edith Wilson of Laurel Hill and mrs. A. B. Fletcher of Cheraw s. C. The far Frily will be at the Home of her Stepson. 2313 Hales st., Raleigh. Meningitis scare Raleigh api a prison officials said wednesday that prison employees and guards who May have come in Contact with an inmate who died tuesday of meningitis Are being treated with antibiotics As a precaution. However or. Ben e. Britt prison medical director said Mitchell Ray Presley 18, inmate at Polk youth Center in Raleigh died of a form of meningitis which is not considered highly contagious. Presley was serving a 5 to 16-Vear term from Richmond county for breaking and entering �?�1 inquest witnesses in Edgartown. Mam., of Lvi girl who tit routed the party from a huh sen. Edward Kennedy drove Mary to Kopechne to what turned out to he a Trank de in leave Dukes county courthouse from left bather Newberg. Maey Elten Lynne Altany Tannenbaum Nance Lyon. Roa Olton Foj Krough i Mary to Kopechne s friends on stand by Joseph Mohbat associated press writer Edgartown mass it a five Young women whom tragedy has jolted from obscurity re turf to an old county courthouse on a wintry Island today to Tell what they remember about the last night in the life of a Friend Mary to of Kopechne the girls Are Rosemary Keough 24, of Drexel Hill a. Maryellen Lyons 26, of Milton. Mass. Her sister. Nance 25, Susan Tennenbaum 24. And Esther Newberg 27, All of washing top do. Like Mary to. All five worked for the late Robert f Kennedy during his ill fated presidential Campaign Nancy Lyons is now on the staff of sen. Edward m. Kennedy whose car carried Mary to. 28. To her death in a plunge into a Chappaquiddick Island tidal Pond the night of july 18 for some to hours Over the first three Days of the us a quest other witnesses took their turns in a guarded courtroom is it year old judge James a Boyle tried to decide whether her death was caused by any act which might Call for criminal proceedings. On witness wednesday was John Farrar the skin diver who recovered miss Kopechne s body before the inquest began be had said publicly he thought Ait Eair pocket in the car might have permitted her survival it help had come quickly. Kennedy delayed nine hours in reporting the Accident. Whether Boyle permitted far Jar to this opinion from the witness stand was not known of it did Guf into the record. Kennedy was known to he anxious to Challenge it with a report he received from a Bon Suhong firm which made n a private investigations closely have the witnesses observed the court admonition to re Frairie from discussing their testimony outside the courtroom that it could not. Even he definitely ascertained How Many witnesses had testified since Kenneth led off monday at the Start of the inquest. It was Learned wednesday that two Kennedy Friend the senator for the body testified they thought he was going to the police when he impulsively swam a the swirling ferry Channel Hack a see Kennedy. Page 2 be Simmons Senate hearings will demo Leader study Pill s safety Raleigh api a Eugene Simmons a tar Faoro tobacconist will be nominated by gov. Bob Scott Friday to succeed Jimmy v. Johnson of Charlotte As chairman of the North carte 1 i a democratic party. The announcement will come at a news conference at 2 . Friday in the state democratic party Headquarters. Simmons 53, managed Scott a gubernatorial Campaign in Edgecombe county where he has been Active in party affairs for 1940, Simmons managed the gubernatorial Campaign of Mel brought of whose son. Mel Broughton jr., opposed Scott in the 1968 race. Simmons nomination will be submitted to the state demo Era t i c exec live commit tee when it meets in Raleigh tuesday. It is expected to be promptly feel inflation s Pinch tight Bond situation requires planning hard sell Campaign a news special by Edward Cody associated press writer the experience of North Carolina cities in 1969 shows shrewd planning and hard sell promotion campaigns Are needed to put Over Bond issues before an increasingly tight listed voting Public. The states Urban experts both in and out of City Hall agree the Urban climate is Stormy for cities seeking support for new debts and tax increases the debts May necessitate. Voters feel their budgets have been buffeted by inflationary Price rises on one Side and recent state tax increases on the other Urban observers say. They say the most effective Way to counter the Public a Penny pinching mood is a Well planned., Well financed and Well executed promotion Campaign preferably one that can inject a dash of Glamor into the proposed Issue. A glowing example of what a they mean was offered recently in Charlotte where voters shunned vociferous opposition to embrace a whopping $36.1 million Bond Issue. The vote came about five weeks after Mecklenburg county declined to add another Penny to its sales tax. The reason for the positive response a i think it is pretty obvious a said Leigh Wilson executive director of the North Carolina league of municipalities a Charlotte did an excellent Job of planning and programming the whole Bond Issue 1 was in pressed by the Way in which they planned for it and worked for it to convince the voters it was necessary.�?�. Another Factor explained Harlan Boyles of the local government commission in Raleigh. Is that the Charlotte Issue is to be paid for by user fees rather than added property taxes. A we be found that Bond issues that require tax levies for repayment find it More difficult than those that Are to be paid for by users a he said. The major component in Charlottes Issue was $10.7 million for a civic Center designed to pay its own was. The pay As we go feature was hailed in an intensive publicity Campaign using full Page newspaper ads. Television spots and shopping Center glad handing by City Council members and mayor John m. Belk Greenville a City manager clubs to proselytize the Public. Orr the need for the Issue add a Fig a whiff of Glamor by connecting the Issue with Green Viilers heralded Industrial sex pension played that pretty heavily a he said in Durham where voters rejected i proposed $9.75 million Issue last May a City Hall official said a Lack of flavor in the Durham proposal might have Harry Hagerty whose voting been a Factor in its defeat. Public last month approved a $4 million a Issue said City officials there also had shown a unusual Quot vigor in pushing for approval. Hagerty said City councilmen made the rounds to civic clubs professional groups and Book this was Basic nuts and belts a he said. A there was no Gravy or flurry on visible enthusiasm from City leaders was one of the missing elements cited in the defeat last see Bonds Page 2 by h i. Schwartz 111 associated press writer Washington a the opening of Senate hearings next week on the safety of birth control pills will Mark the Start of a Broad election year Effort to mine the vote neb ism of Eon sum to Protection following close on the heels of the hearings by a Small business subcommittee will be inquiries into Auto and appliance warranties package Labelling insurance and Auto exhaust control although these hearings Are not on current Nixon administration consumer proposals. Democratic strategists deny any intention to Bury them under a blizzard of opposition in atm my. A. On Quot the contrary these sources say democratic strategy will be to ultimately give Nixon propos als a full airing and Quot build them up with amendments and make democratic Bills out of sen. Gaylord Nelson a wis. The subcommittee chairman has invited 18 doctors and researchers to testify during five Days of hearings on birth control pills starting a next wednesday. Announcing the hearings Sev eral weeks ago. Selami said Oral contraceptives Are being used by 8.5 million women m the United states and 10 million elsewhere although the pills sent to druggists cautions of a wide Range of possible Side effects he said the warning often is not passed along to doctors. A it appears evident a Nelson added a that a substantial number of users Are not advised of any of the health hazards or Side Nelson is not among the 25 democrats up for re election this year who could add an Effort for tougher birth control Labelling legislation to their Campaign Arsenal. But the party Hopes to Benefit from hts proclaimed efforts to Tad Ter the lot of Consumers and the chairmen of two other consumer aria Titell go Mimee Are facing Tough re election Battles and both have hot issues of their own Frank e Moss of Utah chairman of a consumer subcommittee has a hearing next Friday to evaluate fair packaging Laws can t confirm says president certain to veto proposal by Wai Ter it Meara associated. Prot a writer api am Robert i Griffin the Republican whip a ays there is i pros pert Congress will yield to the while House to Avert a veto of the $19 7 Hilton health Educa lion and welfare appropriation trip thu Michigan senator anticipates a veto. President Nixon a first. And he expert enough re publican to get in step to up Hokl tie administration even As Griffin worked to round up Republican votes against the appropriation first order of business when the sen ate reconvenes Jan 19, he acknowledged tin measure undoubtedly will go to the presi Dent As now drafted the while House has said if Nixon gets the Bill unchanged it absolutely will he vetoed be cause the administration considers it inflationary a i just done to know How you could change it now a Griffin said in an interview the measure awaiting Senate action is a Compromise already approved by Quot a Latoufe to change it the Senate would Havy to reject the in favor of new negotiating sessions with House a single Senate Roll Call would Send the Hill to the president and the threatened veto. The. Veto would face action first in the House which origin a Ted the Hill Quot they would have i Good Chance of sustaining the president there Gulf in said. But a veto would put nearly of half the in the House in a difficult position they voted twice for the $1.26 billion increase Mixon objects a $ eighty six House republicans Are caught in the squeeze be tween the gop administration and the Power fail education lob by that got the funds added. A eng tall to the Bill a a it takes a two thirds Vole in Smth the House and Senate to override House action probably would come Quot late this month if there is a veto the last time a presidential veto was overridden was 10 years ago when Dwight d. Eisenhower was unable to kill a Federal Pav raise Bill if the House should fail to override the president Jeff the veto would he upheld without any Seagoe action in such a a it it Ogress would have to try again to come up with an acceptable funding Bill for hew Griffin said party loyalty should Sway gop members of Congress to Back the veto Ever those who might vote for the appropriation Nixon considers toe expensive officials cast doubt on dare Gas report Raleigh i apr two top state officials have thrown cold water on reports that natural Gas has been found in Dace county. T Secretary of state Thad Eure urged citizens to exercise Quot extreme caution in evaluating the report. A directs Ray go a Sowers of Trifi state s department of con Tise Valion and development said in a statement that As yet Quot there is no sign that Gas and Oft dogs exist in prof i la ble Sowers also pointed out that much drilling in that area of i wifi Carolina Quot has never produced profitable quantities of natural Gas and Eure said reports of similar discoveries in the past Quot resulted in financial losses to Many investors Quot and he said none of the Gas and drilling com a Mes mentioned in connection with the reported discovery were registered to do business in North Carolina. Reports of an Oil discovery originated earlier this week with g. L. Sholar who said he rep resented the North Carolina natural Gas and Oil co. Of w Ilmington. Sholar reported that the Rapp. Oil co of California had discovered natural Gas in a Well near the Village of stumpy Point on Pamlico sound. Sowers said the Rapp firm had recently plugged and abandoned an exploratory Well in Currituck county and one in dare county but is still testing the1 Well at stumpy Point since he has not received Complete information from Rapp Sowers said. A we cannot officially confirm the presence or absence of natural Gas or Quot Petroleum in this a Sowers said the Rapp firm is expected to Supply full information when it completes its tests. A in the event natural Gas. Or Petroleum is discovered to be present in Large quantities in the Twiford no. 1 stumpy Point Well. This tact will be see Gas Page 2 Tif
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