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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 16, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather becoming Cloudy tonight with Chance of rain Boft Meg Mwai portion and spreading Over a Ala saturday loom tonight in Tea High saturday the a. Washington daily news if you do not got your paper. Dial m6-x14& Bateman a a a t 00 o Coors and to Vonrad to you. Arfell established 1909 a ten Quot pages North Carolina Frt Axtt Noo. A am fake to t Oahu Board okays final military cutbacks could any new tax papers for Center she Weon sizable withdrawal new tax rate must await budget needs Quot Quot we a a ii tot it 1 in Beaufort county until we know the budget requirement and the budget needs will be determined before the new fiscal year starts on next july Alton Cay ton. Chairman of the Beaufort county Board of commissioners said today that it appears now that the property valuations Given out to the people represent about a 37 percent increase in valuations Quot when we know the budget requirements we shall set a new a tax rate which will not be one cent More than the budget needs Quot or. Cayton said today he observed that court House and technical Institute Bonds Are Tobt sold and he said a we must take into account enough tax monies to meet Bond payments on these two \ on february 19 and thereafter until the Job is completed the f Irma a representatives who made the reevaluation along with shortly will sit As a group to hear complaints of property owners who Are dissatisfied with their new property evaluations. This group if changes Are deemed feasible will recommend changes or. By Tab Ilot he added Quot we just cannot say at present just what the new tax rate might be. We shall do our Best to keep the tax rate As Low As possible and in keeping with the budget the Job of property reevaluation has been completed in Beaufort county and new valuations hav in mailed to All property owners. Some of the changes have brought about considerably higher property vat Nattsas. Other changes have lowered valuations it was pointed out. The new budget usually is adopted in june and takes affect is of the first of the new fiscal year for the county which is july i. Airports Busy getting ready for jumbo jets Heilig Meyers in Greenville hit by firm a w a a n. Greenville. N. C. Apr the big Heilig Myers furniture co. Store in Greenville burned thursday night destroying almost a fourth of a City Block in the downtown business District. Dee Vinson manager of the store estimated damage at Between $350,000 and $400,000 he said it was partially insured. Fire chief Ray Smith who suffered a facial Cut when a window blew out said the cause of the fire was unknown another fireman Dewey Hardison was overcome by smoke but was not in serious condition. The fire was spotted by a passing Motorist. Smith said that seconds later the flames had spread throughout the store. Firemen contained it shortly after arriving but there was smoke and. Water damage to an adjacent office building. Vinson said the building alone was Worth about $150,000. It contained 18,000 Square feet of floor space. A a gov. Scott picks Hayes for Post Raleigh apr gov. Bob by the associated press the jumbo jetliners Start flying commercially this month and officials at Many of the nations major airports and some in Europe say they Are ready for them. Pan american airlines plans to inaugurate Boeing 747 service next wednesday with a new York to London flight. Trans world airlines starts 747 service feb. 25 with a flight from new York to los Angeles am and Twa together expect to have a total of 40 of the 355-ton planes in the air by the end of the year by the end of 1971, 28 of the worlds airlines expect to be flying 186 of the whale shaped planes which carry up to 490 passengers an associated press Survey shows that major . Airports and those in such cities As London Paris Rome and Hong Kong Are deep in enlarging and remodelling projects. Officials say some of Thysse airports although already overcrowded Are ready to handle the first few of the planes and that they expect to keep Pace As the number of 747s in service grows. Most construction and remodelling projects Are scheduled for completion by or during 1971. Airports where officials say they Are now ready for the first 747s include Kennedy in new York los Angeles International of a re in Chicago Logan in Boston Dulles near Washington. Federal fund requested by commissioners the Beaufort county Board of county commissioner last night approved a Resolution and sup Federal funds for construction of a new $400.000 tideland mental health Center Here. The Board had voted last year to finance the local share of the Cost of the facility. A one Story Brt Csc Tel Bif will contain 13,500 Square feet of floor space and will be located on a 4.6 acre site on the old Bath Highway at the rear of the Beaufort county Hospital the project has already been approved by the North Carolina mental health department and the . Medical care commission and awaits Only the approval of the National Institute of mental health in Washington d c Ralph Mccoig administrative director of the tideland mental health Center which serves Nea tort Martin Washington Tyrrell and Hyde counties said today that notification of Federal approval is expected by mid March and that construction should begin this summer a we expect to be in the building by the summer of 1971,�?� Mccoig said 4 Mccoig said that All out patient services of the five county mental health Agency will be housed in the new facility which will become a part of a growing medical Complex Here. He explained that Hospital inpatient space will be provided by the Beaufort county Hospital he said present plans Call for operation of an in patient psychiatric unit on the presently unused fourth floor Annex of the Hospital. Mccoig said this will allow the Center to become a com. Prehensile Community mental health facility. The Beaufort county share of the coat will be approximately $60.000 or 15 percent of the Cost while the state and Federal governments will pick up 85 per cent of the co6t. The Board also a heard a request from the Beaufort county department of social services for additional office space to House workers added to administer additional by John m Pearce associated press writer Washington it a it a the Nixon administration is growing More confident it can write a balanced budget without new or increased tax a one official a ays As a remit he indicated pres Dent Nixon has decided not to ask for increased excise taxes on liquor cigarettes and gasoline As the Treasury depart not request a speedup in Collet Tion of gift and estate taxes. But the source an informed Treasury official. Cautioned against concluding Nixon has made a final decision about taxes few the Lineal year beginning july i. Quot the president still has More than two weeks until the planned delivery Date for his budget message to Congress now scheduled for feb 2 in Stead of Jan. 27 and the matter has been discussed before and tentative decisions made Quot this thing s gone around the Corner several times in the last few weeks a the source said however he said the president would like Loha to Nee the1 midget without tax. In Ermes if he can and it a probably can be done White House press Secretary Ronald l Ziegler said wednesday Nixon had ordered further cuts in the budget presented to i him by the budget Bureau at a three hour Cabinet meeting Early in the week until then he reportedly had been aiming for a budget in a Range of $202 billion to $203 billion com a red to his $192.9 billion self imposed spending ceiling for this year. Now he reportedly would prefer to see a $200 billion budget the main purpose of balancing the budget and if possible showing a surplus is to help in. The fight against inflation. Administration sources have indicated Nixon feared excise tax fac reads would Hurt rat than help the Campaign by pos Sibly causing Price increases a budget surplus has the dual anti inflationary virtue of allow ing the government to trim its borrowing thus relieving pres sure on the already overburdened Bond markets and Hope fully reducing interest rates and taking Money out. Of con surrows pockets so they can to spend it. Mrs. Victoria o. Smith succumbs Belhaven mrs Victoria o Bier Smith age 85. Died last night in fungo District Hospital following a critical illness of who won in Nigeria leaders congratulating themselves probably real winners troops Down by 300,000 before june by Fred s Hoffman a military writer programs now being directed by several Days. Mrs. Smith was the the Agency. 1 a approved an expenditure of $4,000 in Matching funds for the Purchase of a new a Ray machine at the Beaufort county health department to replace the present out dated equipment. Scott has picked former Arkan. D.c., Dade county in Miami Sas congressman Brooks Hayes and Atlanta and London and As chairman of the North Carolina Good neighbor Council it was Learned today. Sources said the governor would announce the appointment of the 71-year-old director of the ecumenical Institute at Wake Forest University this afternoon. Scott called a news conference in his office for 2 . Paris the Survey shows. In general airports Are extending and buttressing runways and building new ones enlarging and erecting terminals readying new Docking Gates improving baggage handling facilities and improving and building parking Lote. The 231-foot Long 747 is see jets. Page 10� the share your Good health be a blood d0h0r Call your red Ross Jan. 21�? mow a Lodge 12 noon to 6 p. M. Widow of David Samuel Smith who preceded her in death in november 1940 she was a member of St. James episcopal Church and was a recognized artist in the Belhaven area. Surviving Are a daughter mrs. A b. Gregory of Belhaven three sons Axson Smith also of Belhaven j. Perry Smith of Willmette 111., and Robert Smith of Raleigh and four grand children. # funeral services will be held sunday1 afternoon at 2 00 of clock from St. James episcopal Church conducted by the Rev. Fred Fordham burial will be in Odd fellow cemetery serving As pallbearers Are to be Jasper Smith Julian Smith. Gilbert Smith Irving Smith jr., Ben Everett and j. T. Nowell. Private schools increase in state established institutions fear bad reputation a news special by Yvonne Baskin also stated press writer Raleigh a under a court ordered desegregation plan in Durham county 13 White first graders were to be bused eight Miles to a formerly Black school. But their pm Rente got together hired a teacher and. Organized a private school to get the children through the term. Such hastily formed Little schools Are blossoming across North Carolina in the Wake of federally enforced integration causing concern among some educators for the Quality and prestige of private education. Private school administrators themselves and state school officials fear that the image of All private schools May he damaged. T but those who Are organizing the schools Call them a purely interim arrangements a a temporary solutions to a situation in the Public schools which some parents find unbearable. One of the organizers of the first Grade country school in Durham county James t. Hedrick said he does no to think his group was Quot motivated by social Hope Valley elementary which Tike children attended. Until the Christmas holidays was at least minimally integrated. Pearson town elementary where Tike children were reassigned had been primarily Black Hedrick said the main concern of the parents was the distance to the new school and. The fear that their children might not get As Good an education there As in a private school. The school will operate in a five room building until the school year ends Hedrick said. Then parents will apply to. Other private schools or put their children Back in Public schools if attendance districts Are redrawn. Or. Craig Phillips state superintendent of Public instruction expressed concern about Small quickly formed private schools at a recent meeting of superintendents from the state s 155 Public school units Phillips said that the schools not Only jeopardize the image of private schools formed for purely educational motives but end hear the funds and teacher allotments As Well As the Community support of Public schools in the area a sign of concern among private school officials themselves is the recent formation of a North Carolina Branch of the National association of Independent schools the declared of which is to uphold the Quality and. Integrity of private education. The Only requirement of state Law for persons forming a Pri see schools. Page 10 try William l. Ryan a special correspondent who won in Nigeria who lost1 4> statesmen Are toting up the and the to in do with whether the Federal government or the Bias rans last again As in similar crises in Africa and elsewhere in the past the world has witnessed an example of the failure of great nations to break out of the age encrusted prison of Power politics probably the russians were the real big winners but in other capitals leaders May he quietly congratulating them request made to county mayors a Lekh a a Cortum Sion studying local government in North Carolina was asked today to. Support legislation creating mayors for the slate s too counties. The request was made by John mosey executive director of the North Carolina association of county commission ers As the local government study commission held an or Genii atonal meeting the commission which Origi a Viedt a Erie a Tome Rule legislation in the t$0i session of the general Assembly took to immediate action. On Morns. V s request Morrisey suggested that county mayors be e acted As chief executive office re with other county off i Tats responsible to them. It he said this could enable bet i Ter coordination off health Edu a see study Page 10 John h. Gayle passes thursday John h. Gayle age 66. Prominent resident of 419 East second Street died thursday at 3 09 . In the Beaufort county Hospital following a critical illness of two hours. Or. Gayle was born in Portsmouth a. January 30. 1903. Son of the late John Henry and Marjorie Clemente Gayle he was married to Anne Harris of this City sept. 27, 1924 and was employed As sales supervisor of the Broden company with office in new York City for forty five years and was transferred to Tampa Florida shortly before his retirement in 1963. Or Gayle was a member of St Peters episcopal Church an Active member of Oit Lodge no. 104 of amp and the Washington York rite masonic bodies he has held several York rite offices and was serving in Moye chapter Royal Arch masons Washington Council Royal and select masters and Calvary commander knights Templar at the time of his death surviving Are his wife one brother j. C. Gayle Greenville. S c two Sisters mrs. D. M Hodge Swarthmore pa., miss. Mary a Gayle Arlington a. And one grandson John h. Gayle v White Plains. N. Y. Funeral services will be held saturday at 11 00 . In St. Peters episcopal Church with the Rev. Irwin Hulbert jr., Rector officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale cemetery with masonic rites conducted by William Hoke Smith grand master of the third veil of the grand Royal Arch chapter on . Serving As Active bearers will be George w Taylor Blake c. Lewis Caleb b. Bell jr., w Weldon Sullivan Dennis w Woodard and William l. Asby or. The body will remain at the Oden funeral. Home until the funeral Bour Orr Lodge no. 104 of. A . Will open an emergent communication at 10 00 . Without regard for ethnic and cultural differences with Independence. Nigeria inherited the boundaries becoming the Moat populous nation in Africa the selves that All things Consul ered. They did not do too badly. Starting in 1914 Nigeria was a British Colony and protectorate its people did not think of them it Tinte Quot i selves a nigerian bul a Llau Tiff Faith let off Bikit Iris by of n Alaa actin i nigerian Sas i bos. Yoruba Benina Structure and �?�1 egg limn the fiks and members of Othey in Cleur for self government to tribes having Little in common that theoretically Nigeria was prepared for the Independence tary of defense Melvin r Laird s disclosure of a bigger Cut in total armed Force indicates the likelihood of another stable troop withdrawal from Vietnam by Midsummer the North s culture derived a turn ancient moslem conquests and its a triple were islamic and Ara Hie speak ing the South and. West had been Christ Tan tied by missionaries Nigeria had a multiplicity of languages and dialects the boundaries had not been chosen by Nigeria s people but imposed by the colonial Powers which ame oct i i960 it was a time of a watershed of Independence it an Africa Long under colonial Rule a new scramble by a new sort of colonialism already had begun in voicing opposed ideologies As Well As opposed National inter ests he vans. Chinese British Nigeria. Page 1.0 i a w Homes reject plans Raleigh a North Carolina nursing Home operators will decide within the next few weeks which of several plans they want the state to use in reimbursing them in caring for welfare patients under the medicaid program at a meeting thursday the operators indicated Norte of the proposed plans is entirely satisfactory meanwhile a threat by 61 nursing Home of refuse to care for medicaid patients was Tern Para i by forestalled when the state department of social services mailed checks totalling w 4% Erik to the expo-1 sen for medicaid patients the medicaid program went into Quot operation Jan. 1 and brought a threat by the nursing Homes not to care for patients under tint federally funded program the reimbursement plans were developed during a a fours hour meeting thursday attended by member of the North carny Iii association of nursing Homes i he department of so Cial service. Blue croat Blue shield and several other Fetter Iii . Hid local officials John it Jordan or. Chairman of he slate Board of social services offered the first plan h u mild nursing Homes $300 per month for patients requiring minimal medical care. $339 for patients needing professional nursing care and other professional services and $420 for patients requiring maximum Esam Nal services. I a a wed he developed his plan in discussion with several nursing Home operators and noted it was designed to give tin maximum amount available under Federal guidelines John a Mcmahon president of North Carolina Blue Croas Blue shield proposed a slight isee Homes. Page 10 milk problem remains by Yvonne Baskin associated press writer Raleigh map the prob Jem of Tont Roling the milk Market in North Carolina May end up in the Lap of the 1971 to general Assembly. Milk Coin Mission members hinted at the possibility during a meeting thursday when they found themselves almost powerless to Deal with a milk Price War going on in the Western part of the state the Price of a half gallon of Milken Many Mountain cities is now 49 cents the Standard Price in the rest of the state is 63 events a half gallon. The state Law which sets up the milk commission contains a provision Banning sales of milk a below Cost for the purpose of injuring harassing or destroying it defines Cost As a 7 per cent markup Over the wholesale Price. The state supreme court held Gnu jumps big part a in a 1967 decision however that Selling milk at a loss in order to attract customers a a Quot loss Leader Quot is not a violation of the Law the commission thursday replaced ils fair Trade order no 10 with order no to which re a Peats the below Cost provision. But the commission acknowledged during discussion that the provision is at Post unenforceable and is useless in control my a widespread Price War a the North Carolina supreme our Quot Quot has ruled that the com Mission cannot Trike action when milk is being used As a loss Leader unless it can prove it is being done with a evil intent to destroy Competition a said Charles Poe. Commission attorney. He said the Only affective action the commission could take would be to declare the Situa Tion an emergency threatening see milk Page 10 draft. Speaking in los Angeles thursday. Laird said Overall military manpower will be Down by about 300.000 men by june this is about 35. My More than the Force reduction Laird projected for this fiscal year at a news conference Here last month at that time. In gird linked his projection to president Nixon s latest order calling for a pull Hack of some More troop from Vietnam by april a 15 a slash in the size of the nation s armed forces have been tied closely to the paced withdrawal of american troops from the War thus. Laird a hike in the anticipated reduction in Over All . Tried m a Power suggests accompanying additional pull outs from Vietnam Between mkt april and possibly july withdrawal which began last summer will reach a net of about 1 ,500 by mid april. Offi rials have hinted at another increment perhaps in the 50. My Range in the ensuing three or four months such a development would bring the commitment in Vietnam below 400 and the 300.000 Man Rollback would bring the total . Troop strength Down to about 3.155,000 because of the fore reductions the draft already has been reduced from about 290,000 last year to an anticipated 225.000 this year. Further Force cuts could carry the total draft Call below 225,000 Laird told the Law Angeles news conference that budget reductions. Disengagement of the United states from Vietnam and accompanying purchasing slashes could reduce by about 1.250,000 the number of persons involved in National defense. Under this he listed military manpower civil service employees of the defense department and its agencies and workers for defense contractors. He did not give specific figures. For each category however a total reduction in uniformed strength of 600,000 men and an indicated pruning of perhaps 150,000 from the civil service roles would suggest that defense contractor employment might go Down by about 500.000. In talking about a Viet Ramiza a lion of the War. I Aird said that Between 45 per cent and 50 per cent of a transitional us Force would be combat troops their Mission would be to safeguard american support elements remaining behind to Hack up the Smith vietnamese after native forces take Over the full a it it it it fighting the North vietnamese and Viet Cong. To $932.3 billion with result of higher prices by John m Pearce associated pres writer Washington a pro a peeled by the most vicious inflation since 1951, the Gross National produce jumped to $932 3 billion in .1.969. With most of the increase resulting from soaring prices the Commerce department reported thursday the Gnu Rose $66.6 billion from the 1968 figure of $865 7 billion of the 7.75 per cent yearly increase Price increases accounted for about 4.75 per cent and real production for the remaining 3 per cent. In 1966 the increase was 9 per cent�?4 per cent prices and 5 per cent real output. Gnu is the Market value of All the goods and services produced in the country and when compared to the value of the Dollar in 1956. Gives a Clear Indi cation of the rate of inflation the department s report also showed real production made almost no change during the of Lober december Quarter which on indicated the nation May be teetering on the Brink of its fifth Post world War 11 recession but two prominent government economists cautioned against such a conclusion because a strike against the general electric the nations fifth largest corporation Cut about $2 billion off of total production in the last two months without the strike they said real production might have gone up a moderate 1 per cent in the teat Quot Quarter the figures for one Quarter Are important because a recession is defined As two consecutive quarters of declining real production the department a Aid 1969 was characterized by a a gradual slowing in the expansion Quot As a result of the Nixon administrations anti inflation Campaign As evidence it cited the declining real production in creases 24 per cent in the first Quarter declining to 2 per cent in the second and third and none in the fourth the report also drove Home the uncomfortable anomaly economists have been predicting for the transition period Between inflation and a More Normal Economy although production slowed Price increases did not and no one knows when they will. Forecasts Range from this month to sometime this year the years increase was the second highest on record behind Only the 1968 use
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