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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 13, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather generally fair and cold to a my. Lews mostly i wed not Day in realm a Touraine a Ano continued cold with High a ill ii Iii i. Washington daily news Estafy Lohf d 1909 eight pages Washington North car Una tuesday afternoon january 13, 1970 if you do not got your Maits in tweak 1� and 7 00 o a Kirk and one will be delivered to Yon daily except sunday private schools tax a blow but not fatal by Kathryn Johnson associated press writer Atlanta Galt a it Pri vate school officials say denial of income tax benefits to their donors would be a blow but not a fatal one to the hundreds of such institutions mushrooming across the South to avoid integration. To a random poll by the also cited press they conceded they would be Hurt financially by the tax policy shift suggested by Robert h. Finch Secretary a of health education and welfare but most said Hie by Riff of their support came from tuition not wealthy donors and none Felt their schools would be closed Down by such tax action private academies have been flourishing principally in the South since the civil rights act of 1964. Finch estimates 400 were formed to escape Public school integration under present tax Laws contribution to nonprofit educational institutions Are deductible from Federal income taxes in the Case of wealthy donor this can mean a saving of 30 to 70 cents a on every Dollar contributed the comptroller of one Pri or a Tumi a a id thousands of older private schools depend heavily on tax deductible contributions for raising funds Hommr officials of the new schools fsr in they do not receive heavy conus muons. One from Louisiana said his school was deliberately set up As a profit making organization because Quot we figured the Federal octopus would stick its nose into this a the Rev. Melvin Plauche a Baptist minister and president of the new Evangeline Academy which lust moved into a $100.000 building at Ville Platte la said. That a Why we re a profit making organization if you want something you have to pay for it. We do and we re paying. Dearly. We re very leery of anything that will let the government the Treasury department held in August 1967 that private schools even those designed to maintain segregation were anti tied to exempt status As Long As they were not direct instruments of state policy. Finch says be Wilt recon mend that the Treasury depart men revise its ruling. He concedes however that it would be difficult to penalize schools whose primary purpose is to avoid integration without dam see schools Page 81. Electric needs create to Ain ecu project big pollution problem the mid East economic development commission has accepted a request from. East Carolina University to assist in securing funds to develop a Center for degree level studies in the correctional sciences and police administration. Acting through the Law enforcement. Planning division an application is being prepared for submission to the governors committee on Law and order for financial assistance. Funds will assist in the planning research and development efforts in preparation for establishing the Center. Representatives from Pitt and Beaufort county technical institutes and area Law enforcement officers have met with University officials in support of the Center project. The institutes Are now providing Basic and technical training for area Law enforcement personnel. Under the Center program degree level instruction will be offered. A curriculum advisory committee1 made up of representative of the Law and order committee1, local government area Law enforcement agencies Pitt and Beaufort tech and the mid East commission will guide the University in developing the program. Or. John Ball of the University staff is currently coordinating project efforts. Commenting on the role of the commission Chari Man Carl Venters of Farmville expressed his Delight for the Opportunity to cooperate with the University in the development of this program. He further stated Quot under the Able leadership of or. Leo Jenkins East Carolina. University continues to achieve educational excellence not Only for our Region but for the state. This new Center for studies in corrections and police administration is in keeping with these achievements. There Are no institutions Between Washington . And Florida which have such a program and i would expect that both in state and out of state students will Benefit from this in an earlier release it. Was see mid East Page 8 by Mark rr�1wn associated press writer Washington apr Congress has been Given a chilling account of potential disaster from air and water pollution if conventional methods Are used to satisfy the nations growing hunger for electrical Power. The testimony compiled by the joint committee on atomic Energy is expected to bolster the committees position that nuclear Power despite drawbacks is the nations Best bet for the least pollution in meet ing future Energy needs. Witness after witness told the committee a american atmosphere already is fouled Joy choking Clouds of Sulphur spewed into the air by Coal and Oil fired generating plants. A Rivers , even the sea a none Are immune from the life killing effects of Thermal pollution resulting from Dis charge of heated liquids into the water by steam and nuclear generators. A even the Power dams once belie we it he the cleanest of All instruments for producing electricity now Are believed to damage the water that spills Over to tips by raising its nitrogen Content to Levels incompatible with aquatic life. The testimony was presented at hearings late last year and released by the committee today. A second series of hearings is scheduled later this month. The testimony came As scientists and conservationists raise More and More objections to Side effects of electrical generation. Government and private experts predict . Demands for electricity will nearly treble by 1990, and double once again by the year 2000, Quot attacks Are being made on All types of electric generating see pollution. Page 8� Mansfield says demos m May find Honey in 70 by Walter r Mears a political w Riter Washington apr Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield says this election year for his party May be a the time for Honey rather than vinegar1.1�?� As an example he had a few words of Praise for president. Nixon. Quot he a done a pretty Good Job i think in the first year All things considered. At least he a got us going the other Way in Vietnam with troops coming out not fast enough but coming Mansfield said he Hopes the democratic Congress can cooperate with the Republican administration in the session ahead. Quot there Are ways and ways to operate in an election year a said the tanned Montana senator just Back from a vacation at a Florida Retreat. Quot maybe this is the time for Honey rather Nigeria promises amnesty food to hungry a problem than Mansfield s comments come however As Senate democrats prepare to Battle president Nixon on a matter they see As a possible major Issue in the 1970 elections the question of priorities. The majority Leader said the first action of the new session will Deal with the $19.7 billion appropriations Bill which Nixon has promised to veto because it contains $1.26 billion More than the administration wants for education and health programs. Some democrats Mansfield said believe a Nixon veto would be helpful politically to them during the coming Campaign because of the Issue involved. Thirty five senators 25 of them democrats have terms expiring with the current Congress. Mansfield is one of them. Meanwhile rep. Rogers c. B. Morton the Republican National see politics Page 8 appointed Columbus t. Snow of this City has been named to the n c. Seashore advisory com miss Ion by governor Bob Scott. Or. Snow president of to air equipment company farm implement dealers was bom in Surry county. He came Iii Beaufort county in 1929 and went to Terra Ceia where he Farmed he moved to Washington in 1947 and opened his farm equipment business mrs Snow is the former miss Odell Lawrence also of Surry county. The snows have two children Kenneth and Eddie both of whom Are associated with their father in the business. They Art Mem Here of the Christian Church or. Snow succeeds Robert l. Stallings of new Bern on the seashore commission n. Vietnamese boost defense through Laos by George Esteb associated press writer Saigon a 4 official sources reported today that the North vietnamese Are strengthening their antiaircraft defences in Laos to protect infiltration routes and continuing a rapid buildup in the Mekong Delta of South Vietnam in the War. The . Annoura it <1 that i ret observation helicopters were shot Down monday in scattered ports of a the country one crewman was wounded. Re Headquarters reported 55 enemy troops killed in two Battles in rolling Foothills below Danang and in Rice paddies South of Saigon. American losses were put at two killed and 17 wounded. Sources said North vietnamese antiaircraft fire ranging from 37mm to Mimm had increased by about 30 per tent during 1969 against. American bombers pounding the enemy Supply network in Eastern Laos. Earlier this week the a presence of North vietnamese surface to air missiles in waa disclosed it could not be Learned immediately How Many antiaircraft batteries . Intelligence estimates there Are in Laos or whether there has been an increase in the number of american bombers shot Down. Sources said North vietnamese truck traffic moving through Laos toward South Vietnam had increased by 10 times since last october when the monsoons ended. Between 12.000 and 15,000 truck sightings were reported along the to Chi Minh Trail last month they said. They said there Are indications the communist comm and see War. Page 8 �dm1tmd h Harding Bicentennial committee named Here five outstanding Washington citizens were last night named by the City Council to a committee authorized to Start planning for the Observance of the City s Bicentennial Celebration in 1974. Named to the group which will make the initial recommendations for the event were Edmund h. Harding. Beverly g. Moss Harry Mcquilan Roland Modlin and Ashley Leggett the appointments stipulated that the committee report to he Council on its recommendations within the next three to six months. The City of Washington was chartered by the state deem of 1776 and will reach its Moth year three years from now. When a gala Celebration is expected the proposal for the naming of a committee to plan for the big event Ca, from a ii Cutair u f to development Council of the chamber of Commerce a letter addressed to the City Council requesting the action was signed by Robert Tyndall chairman Quot of the c of cos Community development Council. The Council also a voted to employ an Addi tonal fireman for the fire department at the request of fire chief Fred. Pott but tabled a request for permission to sell two ancient fire engines not now used by the department voted at the request of the state Highway department., to Annex parts of fifteenth Street not now in the City to Clear the. Way for the four Laning of that Street from . 17 to . 264. Voted la cooperate with the county in a stray dog Roundup to be held during March. William Cuthrell of Hyde passes marry Mem Ullam Roland Nodin Authley Leggett fear of ideas news Media to violence two Farmers selected for Short course Belhaven a Beaufort county Banks will Send two Young Beaufort county Farmers to the annual two week Short course in modern farming at n. C. State University in Raleigh. Those selected to attend Are Norman Allen of fungo and Dalmon Boyd try Bath. The 18th annual session of the course is set for january 19-30. County key banker James Joyner vice president and amp cashier of the Wachovia Bank Here presented checks for expenses to the two men monday afternoon. Selection of the candidates is made through the cooperation of the county agricultural Extension chairman. Norman alien farms with his. Father at fungo. Corn and a Beans Are Thier principal crops. They also have a sizable hog operation and Are feeding out see Short course Page 8 Scranton a William Samuel Cuthrell age 80, died in the fungo District Hospital in Belhaven monday. He has been critically ill for several weeks. Funeral services will be held thursday at 3. . In the Swan Quarter Christian Church conducted. By the Rev. Lawrence Meln turf. Burial will be in the rider Hill cemetery at Pamlico Beach. Pallbearers will be Jobie Wahab. Charlie Wahab Marcel Cahoon Robert Sawyer Chester Gabon and Ralph Brinn the body will remain Williamson funeral Home in Swan Quarter until one hour prior to the or. Cuthrell a Crane operator was a member of the Swan Quarter Christian Church surviving Are his wife Mildred Potter Cuthrell one daughter Halice Virginia Rowland of Zuma Arizona one brother Bennie Cuthrell of Decatur Ala. Four Sisters mrs Alice Allen of Roanoke rapids and miss Louise Cuthrell miss Neva Vede Cuthrell and mrs Eta Lee Brinn All of Scranton. Industry Hunt plans Sylva n. C. A local development teams to attract Quality Industry and a governors award program were announced monday by the North Carolina department of conservation and development the announcements were made at the first of Many meetings across the state by cad which Are aimed at generating new Industrial development Joseph e mom Bat. Van collated press writ i Washington. A study prepared for the National violence commission contends the news Media contributes to violence in America by failing to report thoroughly on the social problems that Lead to confrontations a too Many news organizations fear social ideas and social action a the commissions task Force on mass Media and violence concluded in a study pm per a was a result they stimulate Dis satisfy and arouse anxiety Only to fall silent or limit them selves to irrelevant cliches when thoughtful solutions Are required Quot the task Force report is a 613 Page Hook prepared under the direction of former Justice department attorney Rottert k Baker and a Seattle sociologist or. Sandra j. Ball. The study report does not carry the in Dorser nent of the full commission. A. The 13 member commission itself headed by Milton s. Eisenhower disbanded . 10 after 18 months 1 of investigating and reporting on violence in the United states. The task Force report describes the news Media As Over sensitive to outside criticism a never before have the american news Media been so defensive while being so successful a the report said but the task Force went on a the Media have contributed to. Connected in study the widespread use of confrontation As an instrument of social change by their failure to report adequately the conditions underlying current protest by the proposals for solution of press ing social problems and by their action a oriented Nwe Rege of conflict while the news Media could do More toward lessening the tensions that Breed violence the task Force said the press is sometimes Overly blamed for. The violence itself a a it is undoubtedly True the report said a that some groups have Learned to use violence and the press to exploit their goals they have Learned that the Media generally 1 can be counted on to give violent be Havior a prominent role in the Days news. A the result is that when they seek publicity for their grievances conflict and possibly violence May be one of the tech. Nic Jues used in the fairly certain knowledge that the press will make sure the whole world is watching Quot although there is Quot truth in this charge it is probably a Good Deal less than seems lube popularly believed first violence i hot necessary to Gam Media attention in the ease of television particularly any kind of physical action. Of dramatization of conflict will usually suf fice. A a a a a a Quot second groups who engage in violence Are Apt to have their message lost because Quot of the me see violence. Page 8> reception centers await refugees or arthut b4�t�?T Sim 4 4 two Riili press writer Lagos it a re Irria chief of stale. Maj Gen Yaku he Gommi. Accepted Biafra a a Sun a la Der at Midnight monday promised a general amnesty it ratted fur talk to work out terms european and american Relief a a Sii tour million hungry 1bos and other tribesmen in the \ vanquished a state awaited approval by the nigerians a top nigerian official said the government has ail the food needed the problem is getting it to the hungry crept ton centers were being established to care Quot for the Mil Lions of refugees expected to pour out of the Bush Towon made his announce mint in a 10 minute broadcast die b. I Afra n command capitulated earlier in the Day. He asked the biafran leaders to Send delegates to Field Headquarters to work out terms to end the year old civil War tie pledged that a adequate care Wall be Given to All civilians Quot and said army units will lie accompanied by police a to establish effective Federal pres once. They will take All care a. And shoot Only if they encounter resistance a Gow on. Said he accepted in Good Faith he declaration by biafran maj. Gen Philip of. Fiona that he vanquished seer Dionista would make peace in Accord with the organization of african Unity s Resolution stipulating a United Nigeria. Offiong 45. To a Over son Day night after the biafran chief of state. Gen c. It fume Gnu Ojukwu left the i country on one of the last flights out a red Cross worker said Ojukwu flew to i in Oville Gabon a a a. Ojukwu was expected to arrive today in Lusaka the capt Tal of Zambia and the zambian government said it would Grant him Asylum but it added that if preferred that he Fly a was soon As possible to Europe for Secu nov reasons Zambia is one of the four african countries that recognized Biafra despite radio broadcasts and Victory editions of newspapers. Here was Little jubilation in Lagos at the wars end clusters of. Soldier at the usual roadblocks and sentry Points appeared Al most indifferent. F Bank robbed in Fayetteville Fayetteville n c it a it three men held up a first citizens Branch Witik at Fay Quot Etterville this morning there was no in immediate Quot estimate of the amount of Money taken Fayetteville police said the three men held up the Haymont Branch of the first citizens Bank and Trust co about 1,0 . The Bank is located in a shopping cent or a Bank official said police were questioning Tallart a Ond other Batik employees who witnessed the Holdup new officers new officers of Washington masonic Lodge were inst bed monday Jan. 5. They Are from left Marvin l. Mills Rudolph Gurkin Marshall Bagwan Preston Edwards Edwark. Ray Edwards William Thornton sr., Elbert Edwards Jack e. Smiley sr., w. Dorsey Welch jr., Jimmie Lee Winstead and Henry b. Sarawan. Vann studio photo
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