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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 19, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Cloudy my Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial Mutt Between a 90 and t w o Dot and Ana to be a Ihra Rad to you. A it 0 established 1909 ten pages Washington North Carolina. Monday afternoon january 19, 1970 Quot it a. Daily except sunday 4 or a governor Kirk Agnew i 11 p defies High court older successful by Cari p Leubsdorf associated press Wirrer vice president Spiro t. Of Mew a 11-nation trip to Asia appears to have been a diplomatic and political Success at Home and abroad Agnew impressed asian Lead Ere with his straight and candid talk Asse sought to reassure Means the United states will maintain itself As a Pacific Power at the same time he emphasized the twin goals asian self Reliance and avoiding use of combat troops there Tel the future the trip certainly succeeded in its first Basic purpose to enable Agnew to broaden his knowledge of the world and its problems and the vice president believes that it succeeded in its other main to give asian leaders a clearer idea of . Intentions in the 1970s,. President Nixon sent Agnew on the trip clearly remembering the benefits he received from a similar Mission for president Dwight d. Eisenhower 16 years ago. Agnew returns More conversant with the problems in this key area of the world and Able to display this knowledge in the political speech making he is about to undertake but despite Agnew s belief that the asian leaders with whom he met understand . Policy some doubts remain. His statements about . Initiatives towards communist China Sion on Formosa and Thailand seems unsure of american intentions. The Nixon far East doctrine itself remains vague the administration appears to be deliberately leaving Uncer Tain How it will react to future communist moves in Asia. One Basic Gap in Agnew s trip was that he was unable to get close to the people but confined himself almost exclusively to official functions and meetings with government leaders the result was that the View he expressed was that of his advisers and of the officials in the places he visited. In his Public appearances. A new did Little More than Enuncio see Agnew Page 8 sen. Nelson proposes environmental rights sen. Warren not seeking re election Goldsboro n. C. Api a state sen. Lindsay c. Warrenjr. Announced today he will not Seak re election to the North Carolina Senate and has no present plans to run for any other political office. The Wayne county Democrat whose name1 has been heard As a possible candidate for governor was first elected to the Senate in 1963. He never was opposed in the democratic primary. His seat As chairman of the appropriations committee made him one of the general Assembly a most influential members. Warren was credited with helping Engineer the statewide court Reform enacted in North Carolina courts last year. Speaking at a news conference in his Goldsboro Law offices this morning Warren said he had no present plans but would continue his interest in North Carolina politics. He said he will continue his service this year on the advisory budget commission preparing proposals for the 1971-73 state budget. Immediately following Warrens announcement state rep. Thomas Strickland announced he would run for the senators seat. Strickland an attorney has served two terms in the House from Wayne county. Warrens father Lindsay c. Warren sr., served in the North Carolina legislature from Beaufort county after being a United states congressman and High Federal official 1 he earned the sobriquet the a lion from Beaufort a a reputation that prompted Warrenjr. To Call himself the a Lamb from education spending fight by Dillon Graham associated press writer Washington apr sen. Gaylord Nelson charging that Man May pollute himself into disaster by the end of the Century called today for a constitutional amendment guaranteeing that a every Petaca has an inalienable right of a decent in a speech prepared for Senate delivery today the Wisconsin Democrat said Quot the crisis of Many a environment is the biggest Challenge facing As part of protecting Many a right to clean air and water Nelson listed besides a constitutional amendment several other proposals including development of pollution free automobiles elimination of no return Able bottles cans and jars. The pollution legacy of the past Nelson said a adds up each year to 172 million tons of smoke and fumes 7 million junked cars 20 million tons of paper 8 billion cans and 28 billion there is however a new Public awareness of the pollution threat the senator said that May be the key to providing a decent existence for people. Quot but lest anyone be misled or caught unaware a he went on Quot. A Victory will take decades and 10s of billions of dollars. Just to control pollution it will take $275 billion by the year 2000equivalent to the defense expenditure for the next four a More than Money restoring our environment and establishing Quality on a Par with Quantity As a goal of american life will require a reshaping of our values sweeping changes in the performance and goals of our institutions National standards of Quality for the goods we produce a humanizing and redirection of our technology and greatly increased attention to the problem of our expending see pollution Page 8 Washington apr Florida gov. Claude Kirk told the supreme court today he to direct ing the a tales school districts not to abide by a court order for immediate school desegregation delivering his motion personally to the1 court Kirk said Florida could not accomplish the a Cope of desegregation ordered in the time allowed Kirk s motion said that in order to avoid Quot the immediate harmful consequences of the court . To Riff advising the court of his Quot intention to Issue an executive order directing All counties in this state affected thereby not to alter or change the school Calendar during Kirk said he also is instructing the schools not to a take any action which would cause the schools to close in order to Transfer personnel and pupils and not to incur any expenses for which current county and St a funds Are not we motion asks for a rehearing and seeks a delay until next fall. Quot what a so great about february Quot Kirk asked in an interview on the courts Steps at the same time the state of Louisiana submitted a motion for emergency consideration of a petition for rehearing the court ruled in the Case Jan. 14 ordering desegregation by feb 1 for about 300.000 school children in five deep South states Quot we expect the court to allow us to be Kirk said a which we have never been allowed. Under the Law we intervene until mrs. Leland Gibbs of Hyde passes Scranton mrs Myrtle Armstrong Gibbs age 61, died saturday in the fungo District Hospital in re Haven. Funeral services were held this morning at ii of cock in tote Slanesville Baptist Church conducted by the Rev Macon Harris or. Burial followed in Soule cemetery near Swan Quarter. Mrs. Gibbs was the wife of Leland Gibbs of Scranton and was the daughter of the late Katherine Meekins and Henry c. Arm Strong of Fairfield. She was a member of the Christian Church. Surviving other than her husband Are four sons Bill and Leland Gibbs jr., both of Scranton Arthur Bell and Ray Gibbs both of Chesapeake a. Four daughter mrs Willie Mae Bailey of Orlando Fla. And mrs. Margaret Berry of Creswell and mrs. Lindsay Morris of Chesapeake a and mrs. Helen Steptoe of Scranton 20 grandchildren and two great grandchildren three Sisters mrs. Mary Gibbs of Chesapeake va., mrs. Sadie Cahoon of Fairfield and mrs. Zena Gibbs erf Swan Quarter and one brother j. E. Armstrong of Fairfield. Scott names Edwards Raleigh a gov. Bob Scott today announced the appointment of Harold Edwards of Charlotte to the North Carolina alcoholic beverage control Board replacing Edward Knox of Charlotte who resigned. Edwards 40, is an attorney in Charlotte and a former judge of the Charlotte municipal court. He was an area Campaign manager for gubernatorial candidate i. Beverly Lake in 1964 u. S. Will propose Steps aimed at opening relations with China in North Carolina Survey reveals educational concerns by Yvonne Baskin associated press Wrabec resident Are concerned about a wide Range of problems facing education today from busing and drugs to overcrowded classrooms and poor teachers. This is pointed out in a sur vey conducted during the last two months by the North Carolina federation of Republican women in conjunction with a National Survey. Federation volunteers across the state circulated questionnaires to thousands of persons in an attempt to a obtain Public opinion on crucial problems facing the Field of education a a preliminary sorting of Sev eral thousand returns showed these concerns mentioned Moat iop Mulji. A a the need for More programs in special education a the need to motivate or improve the attitudes of students. A an extremely High enthusiasm for Public kindergartens a Al interest in upgrading the qualifications and standards for teachers and Abo raising teach Ere salaries. A overcrowded classrooms and facilities a the need for More tar Dol la re for education. A emphasis on the teaching of values and character education a the busing of students outside their geographic areas. The coordinator of the Survey. Mrs Wilborn s. Swat o Salto Bur i said the use of illegal by John Hightower of special correspondent Washington apr the United states seeking a new Era in its relations with peking plans to propose to communist China in Warsaw this week the two countries take Small practical Steps to open up Trade travel and communications Between them. Greenville group will work to reduce tension Greenville n. C. Apr a group of approximately 350 White and negro residents of Greenville voted sunday night to form a special committee aimed at reducing racial tension at the City s Only senior High school. After the Large group voted unanimously to form a citizens awareness committee 40 persons representing a wide Cross Section of the City s population were nominated to he on the committee. The committee with equal representation of Whites and Blacks includes two negro pupils from Rose High school and two Whit pupils fran Ohe school. Rose High was closed for several Days last november following. A series of racial incidents. Racial violence flared at the school again last week and since then Law enforcement officers have been stationed at the school and have patrolled Halls at the school during the Day the 40 persons named to the committee which has yet to choose an official name were to meet with the faculty and. Student body of Rose High at ii . the1 decision to meet with the teachers and pupils at the school was made sunday night so that everyone at the school could be introduced to the members of the group and be informed of its purpose. It was pointed out sunday night that the citizens group has no official authority in the school troubles but plans to in-.1 Teche racial us nation at the institution gather fact and make aimed at reducing the tension. The Rev. Tommy Payne a White minister was one of the moderators for the sunday night meeting he told the group that gathered at the Greenville City see Greenville Page 8 virginians Eye Holton by John f. Daffron associated press writer Richmond apr the Vir. Ginia general Assembly met in the unique atmosphere of a Republican administration today with the Opportunity to Demon Strate soon How is regards gov. Linwood Holtons Call for a government without partisanship a partial Assembly reaction could come in the a makeup of the new standing committees in the House of delegates on which speaker John Warren Cooke made a Start two years ago by giving republicans better representation. The Senate a hold Over body elected for four year terms has All its committees set. But a. Better Opportunity to see How the heavily democratic Assembly reacts to Holtons Call for no partisanship will come after the newly inaugurated governor outlines More of his program to the Assembly tuesday. Majority Leader James m. Thomson of Alexandria commented after Holton made his Unity plea saturday that on the whole it was a Good statement of Broad policy. The friction May come when Holton adds the specifics he said the Republican governors debut. Address was generally Well received by the leadership of both parties with the republicans understandably a bit More ecstatic. One Factor noted by both sies was the new emphasis Holton placed on racial Equality and his stated goal to make Virginia a an aristocracy of ability regardless of race or Creed this was cited As approaching something near a Complete break with past administration stores on race postures t a t be been yielding Over successive .inistratio.ns since the Days of Quot massive resistance in the mid 50s. Aside from his plea for racial and political togetherness. Holton put most of the emphasis in his inaugural address on the need to get moving to protect Virginia a environment the water and air from futher pollution and the Core of the cities from creeping decay. Drugs was an outstanding concern in the Eastern part of the state f there was some against the Way integration was mrs Swaim said Folk Hijii 11 Tali to it a. Lilily two Iff 11 in to pm 11 hurried but Diere was Little re sent ment of racial mixing in schools she said Many persons have expressed the opinion that More tax Money from All Levels should go to education a some think the Federal gov eminent should contribute More a see education. Page ii ibos tribe divided. After biafran War by most Kos englum associated press writer Lagos Lap the i hoax 30 month War for Independence put them Back where they started during the British colonial Days hut now they Are do Cima Ted divided. Disillusioned and desperate. Although the tribe s 8 million people were far fewer than the Hausa or Yoruba among Nige Ria s 55 million people the am bilious hard driving ibos filled. The top ranks in civil service education Medicine engineering and Commerce until lie anti inc pogroms in 1966 ibos ? held four out of five of tie Torii Nical posts in utilities and Tele communications. Now they Start again. Nigeria so head of state maj. Gen. Yakubu gown promised them their jobs Back but they must face reality the new generation of ibos is nearly destroyed and the old one shattered. More than a million children Are dead Many thousands of others Are disabled the Ibosh flight into the East nigerian area that became Biafra meant someone had to fill their empty jobs Lagos is again a Yoni a City. In the North where the native Hausa and a Nixon administration officials Rupert Stowe my the Warsaw talks opening tuesday and would not or surprised if their was no movement at Alt for some months rut they have been encouraged by the Speed and buxom Walter manner in which the a a chinese hive responded to recent . Overturn for discussions. Re Tim d their View to a tie Lief red China s sharpening Border quarrel with the soviet Union is causing 1�?Tekfng to reassess its traditionally hostile attitude toward the United states the first of what amounts to a new series of ambassadorial meetings such talks were held Between 1955 and 1968 will be in the chinese embassy at War saw they were arranged As a result of preliminary contacts there Pec. 3, ii and Jan 7. Ambassador Walter j St Oes Sel. A professional Diplomat with Long experience in Quot handling re lations with communist Roun tries will represent the untied states the Sesam officially represents a continuation of the series in practical effect it to regarded As a fresh Start with More Promise than a aisle earlier the unchanging Barrier to any Progress in the Early meetings was red China a insistence that the United states abandon nationalist China on Formosa the refusal to unchanged and whether the peking regime will be willing to bypass this is sue now is unknown but there is some belief Here this May prove True the sino soviet conflict is the principal element of change in the situation involving the next mind of China talks if peking leaders foresee a be Nous possibility of War with Russia As they have been Tell a see China. Page it Scott will not oppose lowering of voting age by i Ciiab Daw so coated press writer Raleigh up gov. Bob Scott said today he oppose lowering the voting age to. 18, although he has some reservations about whether it should be done. Scott suggested a better Vot ing age woo. I be 20, am year less than the current age. Asked at a news con Treme about suggestions to lower the age to 18, Scott said "1 hold that s a. Little too but in reply to k further ques Tion. The governor said he would not fight a move to but the age to 18 he noted that any such legislation passed by the general amenable would have to be sub melted to a referendum Quot i suspect the Impact of lowering the age not be so great As some believe Quot Scott added he said the great mobility of Young Persona travelling be filinis Haven to moved in on old tween College and Home for in ibo jobs and property the Yoru stance might keep Many from Bas have. Voting because of residence re in other states of the former Eastern Region efik and jaw minorities claim with general bitterness that they Wen forced to join the secession. It May be hard for i bos to find footing again soon in the state capitals of port Harcourt and Malabar where Thuv one ran things quire ments. The no the Carolina Demov cratic party s executive a to Fly Mittee went on record Las week. In. Of a Attr Jhel amp to the vote. Io-18-year-dfds at the same time the party a new chairman. Gene Simmons of Tarboro. Endorsed 19 As a voting age on other subjects the Gover nor said he probably will submit to voters in this fall s general election a pending proposal to re move a 4 per cent interest limit on several million in Highway construction Bonds a retold be cause the limit to to now to the currant Money Market me would i Ike to see the states $1 25 minimum wage increased. But he does t know exactly what the figure should he. He was surprised that the state democratic executive committee adopted with so few changes a sweeping reorganization of die party Structure last week. He generally approves a new marketing order adopted by the state Mik commission last week and believes that without commission control milk prices would he higher it huh. Diff George a Thomas Roebuck of mar tip county father of Dennis Tjw Dinas Roebuck erf this City died sunday morning at to of clock in the Robere Orvilie clinic at Robersonville he was 86 years Quot pi�.--�?1 ./��?�?r�?-�?�?�?��?1-funeral services will be held tuesday at the Christian Church at the Church Crossroads in Martin great amounts of Job Money were spent on the biafran rebellion Federal officials say the ibos can Exchange worthless biafran notes for Quot nigerian pounds but that will restore few fortunes. The ibos pulled together to learn British ways saving up to Send the brightest children in the neighbourhood to school so they in turn could help others to Advance government prodding appliance warranties grow Shorter simpler Congress opens today demos ready to Challenge president by g. David Wallace associated press writer Washington air i Home appliance warranties Are growing visibly Shorter and simpler As a result of Federal prodding. _ but the most significant Dele Portsmouth Yap. Tion since former presidential Twenty crewmen abandoned consumer adviser Betty fur their burning norwegian Mer Ness launched the warranty chant ship the Thordis pres strengthening program a year Twenty crewmen abandon vessel by Walter r. Mears associated press writer Washington apr the 91st Congress returned to the capital today its democratic majority poised to open the election year session by challenging president Nixon Scall for a Cut in education spending even before Nixon goes to Capitol Hil thursday to deliver his first state of the Union message congressional democrats May Send him a message of their own go ahead and veto the budget raising appropriation for education and health programs the $19.7 billion appropriation is for a budget year already More than half Over. The White House has said flatly Nixon will veto it because it exceeds his budget by $1.26 billion. Demo Crata will need a two thirds vote first in the House and then the Senate to override a veto. Gop leaders express Confidence any override attempt will fail and even House speaker John w. Mccormack has said it will be difficult to defeat the president. The Bill tops the Senate Agenda. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said the debate will begin without the traditional delay to await the state of the Union address. Democratic leaders see the Issue As one of National priorities insisting that Money for More education and health research can be pared from other outlays a primarily defense. Republican loyalists insist rejection of the extra spending is vital in Nixon a efforts to combat inflation. The House passed the Bill before the break so final Senate Rol Call Likely this week would Send the measure to the White House. Even As the hew spending debate begins Nixon has ordered new cute in his budget for fiscal 1971, which begins july 1. That budget blueprint May go to Congress about feb. 2. Nixon wants original estimates. Trimmed by about $3 billion. To approximately $200 billion to keep the budget in bal Ance without new taxes. The nov. 3 congressional elections with the entire House and. 35 Senate seats at stake will cast a political influence Over much of the session but with his major Propin is still awaiting action Nixon is going to need democratic votes on both sides of the Capitol and that May Lead to a conciliator political tone at least until autumn. The pressures of campaigning May affect the congressional timetable too. A Mansfield who to naming for re election in Montana said he to. Prepared to keep the Senate in session until two weeks before election Day and avoid a Post election session but the House May be anxious for an earlier getaway even if it. Means a. Return to work after nov 3. Mansfield said he would Confer with Mccormack in an Effort to Speed 1970 action on appropriations Bills one of the hang that kept the last session going until dec. 23 two current appropriations Bills the veto threatened Meas ure for the departments of la Bor and health education and welfare and $1.8 billion in foreign Aid funds have not cleared Congress yet. The agencies involved Are operating under resolutions which see Congress Page i thus 85 Miles Southeast of Wilmington n.c., Early today and were rescued by Small boats from the Navy destroyers Taussig and Dea Ley the coast guard reported two crewmen were reported dead and nine others remained aboard the freight presumably to. Fight the fire a coast guard spokesman said. Coast guard aircraft that flew to the scene sunday night ago is one most Consumers paid no attention to in the first place Quot a this warranty is Given in lieu of All other warranties express or implied no longer appears on warranties from the major producers of the 100 million or so toasters Refrigeri a Tore air conditioners and other Home appliances sold in this country every year. The phrase relieved the maker and retailer of any obligation reported the freighter s midship t that an appliance sold As say a Section was ablaze and that there were explosions in the engine room area. The coast guard Cutter child la and a coast guard helicopter were in the area and several merchant ships were proceeding toward the scene dishwasher did in fact Wash it Ftp a. X _ without such a disclaimer a manufacturer to responsible for the implied warranty created by simply calling a product a dish Federal task Force said last see warranties. Page $ appliance warranties actually they Are All too frequently a fog shrouded Halo Whu h effectively camouflage a lengthy list of disclaimers and limitations upon the Sellers obligations under an express or implied warranty which the Law would otherwise impose upon him a. With the ask Torce report in hand. Miss Furness recommended Federal regulation of warranties if the Industry did no to shape up within a. Year it in response the Gener Lelec Trie dishwasher warranty for example shrank from 800 words of Legal jargon to 115 simpler words and the Industry agree to set up a quasi Independent consumer complaint Council. Was the action suffit Ciao to head off congressional Legisla lion the question will be debated beginning tuesday in Heaggs by the Senate com Mere committee v. Spokesmen in the office of miss Furness Quot successor
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