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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 22, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather increasing cloudiness night and Friday with Chance at Snow in Central and Western part old tote. Wain in Eastern Section not a cold tonight Washington daily news a i you do not got your paper. Dial 40-� 5 Between a a and 7 00 a a Dock and one we a be delivered to Jwuc Esta bushed 1909 ten pages Washington. North Carolina Thurso a afternoon january 22, 1970 Oahu except sunday in Africa War symptom it m of ailments by William l Ryan a apr Ela i correspondent Nigeria s 30-month Nightmare of civil War was a warning symptom of what ails the immense continent of Africa of limbs iia All nations m solved big and Small powerful and weak Are fairly obvious but nations have an uninspiring record of learning from such lessons and the Outlook for the african continent As of Norw remains gloomy. Civil and guerrilla War. Political instability poverty hunger disease backwardness population explosion division suspicions you name it Africa has it. To complicate All this its resources and geography make it an Arena of global contest it All threatens to produce some Day a Continental nervous breakdown with repercussions for the rest of the world. Even after world War ii there were Only four Independent nations in the whole continent South Africa Liberia Egypt and Ethiopia then what British prime minister Harold Macmillan called a the wind of change blew the continent abruptly into the 20th Century Unready and unable to Cope the Avalanche of Independence began when Ghana the former British Ivory coast won Freedom in 1957. France under Charles de Gaulle begin Liqun. Dating its Empire in i960 in the 1900s alone 31 new nations were bom from the womb of colonial ism British French and Bel Gian a sort of reverse latter Day colonial Ian dictated frontiers. What had been colonial boundaries were demanded by new leaders As their own regardless of racial cultural religious tribal and other differences now in a continent of close to 350 million people there Are 40-Odd states some far too Small to be viable in the 1900s there were 15 coups and mutinies a variety of assassinations two civil wars several guerrilla wars for Many countries the economic Outlook is Bleak. In 20 nations the per capita income is less than $100 a year. In the rest it is Little better and the highest probably is under $400. Most see Africa Page 6 Carswell says he now abhors Early speech Arthur trip Tripp to speak to democratic women Here Arthur Tripp of Greenville . Highway commissioner for this District will be the speaker at the meeting of the Beaufort county democratic women on next wednesday even leg january 28, at 7 00 of clock. The meeting will be held at the rendezvous in Washington. Or. Tripp is a tobacco warehouseman in Greenville and he has been very Active in the democratic party for several years. He is married to the former miss Annice Harding of Washington. Graham Elliott of Washington will introduce or. Tripp. Mrs. Verona Cratch is president of the Beaufort county democratic women. Mrs. Cratch is asking that a Large turnout of democratic women be on hand for the meeting. By Frank Murray associated press writer Irwinton a. Apr supreme court nominee g. Har rold Carswell who gave a political speech 22 years ago pledging unyielding Devotion to segregation and White supremacy Fidyk he How rejects the words and thoughts As a obnoxious and a i yield to no Man As a fellow candidate or As a fellow citizen in the firm vigorous belief in principles of White supremacy and i shall always be so governed a Carswell said while campaigning unsuccessfully in 1948 for the Georgia legislature. Carswell 50, repudiated the statement wednesday night. A specifically and categorically i denounce and reject the words themselves and the thoughts they represent a said Carswell who now is a judge of the . 5th court of appeals. A they re obnoxious and abhorrent to my personal he made his remarks in an interview with Wjt in Jacksonville Fla., and carried Over lbs. Carswell lives in Tallahassee Fla. A there is nothing in my private life nor is there anything in my Public record of some 17 years which could possibly indicate that i Harbor racist sentiments or the insulting suggestion of racial superiority a he said wednesday. President Nixon nominated Carswell monday to fill the supreme court vacancy created when Abe Fortas resigned while under criticism last summer. Nixon had nominated . 4th court of appeals judge Clement of. Haynesworth or. For the opening but the Senate rejected him ing but the Senate rejected him after debate Over his financial dealings. W. 0uluvan local Man gets Silver Beaver award w Weldon Sullivan camping and Ariti cities chairman of the Beau Waty District was presented the Silver Beaver award highest Honor the East Carolina Council can present for outstanding service to boyhood at the annual Council dinner in Greenville tuesday night. Or. Sullivan has served As cub master and assistant cub master for pack 21 scoutmaster of troop 208 a member of the District committee for the past eight years. He is Holder of the Scouters key. Wood badge beads. Green band and spark plug awards. He is Active in the Woodards Pond Church of Christ masonic Lodge no. 104 and the knights Templar organization. Or. Sullivan a City fireman is married and has two daughters and a son a George who is assistant scoutmaster for troop 208. The local Man of four to receive Toto Silver Beaver award. The Beaver ceremony was conducted by Long or. Holg St Boro. It was announced that two buildings at the Council Camps have been named for two prominent scout ers of the Council the dining Lodge at the Herbert c. Bonner scout reservation has been named see scouts Page 6 mrs. Nona w. Paul passes suddenly mrs. Nona Walker Paul age 80, resident of Chocowinity died suddenly at her Home wednesday morning.1 mrs Paul was bom in the Small Community of Beaufort w May 14, 1890, daughter of tie late Abner and Ida Prescott Walker. She married Tillman Paul of this county who preceded her in death in 1931. A she was a member of White Hill free will Baptist Church where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1 30 of clock conducted by the Rev. Gratian Lane pastor. Burial will be in the Church be Hieter. The family will be at the Home of mrs. Earl Hickman at Chocowinity. And the body will be removed from Paul funeral Home to the Church one hour prior to the service. Survivors include a daughter mrs. Hugh Thornburg of Siler City three grandchildren and one great grandchild one Stepson Hoyt Paul of this City and two stepdaughters mrs Bill Whitley of Broad Creek Road City and mrs. Leroy Jones of Trenton Mich. Serving As pallbearers Are to be Earl Gaskins Abie Cleve Mayhue Edwards David Mayu Earl Hickman and Wilton Waters. Nixon builds Union speech around issues but Frank Cormier a a Eri Ted pret writer Washington it a it president Nixon built his first state of the Union message today around Broad National priorities. With Many details left to a spelled out later. Inflation. Crime Federal spending and pollution were rna Jor concerns of the administration As Nixon prepared for his speech to a joint session of a St the setting for the speech was traditional with members of the Senate Cabinet. Supreme court and diplomatic Corpa shoe horned into the House chamber for the occasion a by i Nixon a a a of cd cd ice ahead of time his speech a it it ukr not be traditional it Zouki not be a a laundry list of everything that i will be submitting to Congress later the Battle against rising prices is one top priority item on the Nixon t97d Agenda tied closely to this is the presidential Effort to hold Down Federal spending under his forthcoming budget for the 1971 fiscal year that begins july t. Marking his first anniversary in office tuesday Nixon said the budget would be a one of the major subjects discussed hut i am not going into any Fine print of the administrations 1970 proposals will be spelled out More fully i the new budget due in late january or Early february and in subsequent special messages on specific problem areas Eber o. Alligood Dies last night Eber o. Alligood. Age 68, Well known resident of the Asbury Community it. 4, Washington died in Beaufort county Hospital wednesday night at 9 00 of clock following a critical illness of several Days and failing health for tie a it Forve year or. Alligood receiver his Earth education in the local schools and attended Eastman business College in new York and was engaged to business there for five years. He was married to the former Sarah Sadie Russell of Beacon. . On october la "j22 born in Beaufort county january 12, 1901, he was the son of mrs. Cynthia Waters Aligood and the late . Alligood mrs Alligood was affiliated As a bookkeeper with the John havens Moss industries for 40 years and was lifelong member of the Asbury methodist Church member of the Board of stewards and the menus club of the Church. He was a member of the charitable brotherhood Lodge no 1 and the Bunyon a Puritan club. Surviving other than his wife and Mother Are two Brothers Clyde i. Alligood a and inn e Alligood ail of it. 4 Washington three Sisters mrs habits tags Lor of new Bern mrs. Warren fl6her and mrs. Thorne Sheppard both of it. 4, City 14 nieces and nephews and 15 great Nicea Anc nephews. Funeral services will be Beki at Asbury United methodist c Hurt i Friday afternoon at 2 00 of clock conducted by the Rev. Everett Bryant pastor. Burial will be m the Church cemetery the Bod it will remain at Paul funeral Home until the funeral hour Scott sees crisis in n. C. Medical care wants action other states live longer or. Fran Kun supt. Lewis a stiff photo by Litchfield i supervisor Smith i service Institute held for City teachers f of a or. Marian Franklin professor at University of North Carolina at Greensboro education consultant and author directed the mid term in service Institute for City elementary staff members yesterday. Or Franklin discussed. The curriculum of the 70 s significant changes in Content and educational experiences in social studies and mathematics were identified she gave emphasis to helping student become functionally aware of where they Are How they live and especially How they relate to Peoples of the world. Changes already in Progress in mathematics or. Franklin stated Are helping today s student adapt to the coming Quot utilization of the metric system in our society. Or Franklin reinforced her discussion by providing teachers with updated resource Malf Nal designed especially feb improve Leacher competence mrs Norma Smith supervisor presided expressed the Post of View of the Institute and presented or Franklin superintendent Jasper l Lewis discussed the instructional program operating in the City schools and structured the in vol Verpent of teacher participation through Small group professional study of local educational concerns or Franklin gave professional leadership to staff members participating in team teaching at Eastern Tayloe and John Small elementary school Ami Jones Junior High so Hook she related two ideas which should be innovated to this practical method of learning. The first idea discussed was scheduling to encourage the child to keep a personal schedule of his school Day. He learns to evaluate see Institute. Page it Pantego maps plans for fire department pallbearers Are to be Woodrow Alligood Edmond Guthrie John Henry Singleton Paul Johnson. Ralph Alligood and James Stubbs Pantego a Pantego area residents last night voted to move ahead with plans for a local fire department at a meeting in the High school auditorium members of the Pantego Community fire Protection association a voted to build a fire House for a recently acquired used fire truck and named Roy Jackson As chairman of the building com Mittee a moved to press a fund raising drive to raise Money through the Sale of memberships at $1 each and contributions to pay for the truck and to finance the new cinder Block building. A voted to make with Beaufort president of tire new organization explained that the fire department the entire of a ant ego area Ami not just the municipality. Or Ratcliff said this decision prompted the organizers to form a private association to sponsor the needed fire department rather than use the machinery of the town of Pantego. ,. He also said that the new. Fire department will affect local Quot fire insurance rates providing substantial rata reductions in some cases. Or Ratcliff said a fire truck has already been purchased from Virginia Beach a for $1,000 and application is currently housed m temporary tech m quarters he said some and. Jumbo Jet arrives in London today London Aid a Boeing 24.7 jetliner arrived in Gray wintry London from new York to Day on the Maiden transatlantic commercial jumbo Jet flight an overheated engine grounded the original aircraft and a substitute matted Young Amena left new York at 1 52 est. Nearly seven hours after tax scheduled departure Lime the Jet carrying 332 Passen gum and 18 Crew Timchek t at London s Heathrow a a port at 8 05 a m est the first passengers in i new Era of mass transport not filed aboard the original plane at 6 a p i Only to be unloaded two hours later thera Wen 0 no shows among a capacity booking 6f t2. Ami 39 niger passengers who originally. Showed up left during the delay and did not make die flight before the flight. The replacement plane mimed a Victor a was rechristened Quot you no America a a Tow name the original plan Chad been Given by m is. Richard Nixon at ther christening. Quot a a a a a Tito revised flight schedule called for. The plane to arrive m Rendon at j2 4f> pm London time. Quot its like radio. City music Hall with wings a said a Palm Beach Eftev. Woman shortly be fore boarding a it looks like three ranch houses flying in formation a said Robert Kramer. U manhat a -. I me Hurst. N c map cml gift bmrt�?,.nr Idt Fajr North Carolina a a Crista sit nation in medical Varr Ami called for Steps to help the a it nation the governor no Ted Canh Dren in 42 other state have a Quot longer average fur expectant it than children m North Carolina a Large number of our citizens Are not Retei veg even mini malty adequate health rare Quot or san to a talk prepared for delivery to the nth annual con Venton <4 the North Carol nut a try i a r a a duets a sync la i ton a or must persuade the of finals of Quot the three medical school in our state to increase the enrolments and thereby turn nut More Scott said a a. Quot a we need to Dan now for a a other medical training futility in the state he said he noted it would be the Tuno before graduates of a new school Quot could to Patty be nut Iii the communities Hearting our sick a a and by 1000 he said Quot we can expect to have almost six million people living within or Borden a a a a he noted that Duke University has begun training Physt Evans assistants and ask exp a Why not have More programs to train physicians assistants Scott said the crisis in health care Quot is Here now in North selective service Examina turns la saut a have it Insisi entry failed a High proportion of the Young men in North Gay a / j he a a id a Jim five Vear ofte it the Dipari Quot Tion head state or a Gram a in Manv areas of our state unum a red serious health problem a among children few rely out of diapers a the governor said a recent Survey of it two Tow income i Imus Iti Norih t Art no showed that m pc cent let then had never had in it com tact with county Heath depart ments Quot Scott said Only to or u late it see Sec fax Page a it i Whealton rites held today at 2 funeral services or by sew Whealton. Age 76, of do Campbell Creek Community lit. 2 Aurora were held today at 2 two cd Kuk. Conducted by Tjw hex John w Yount brutal inflow cd m the who Alton serving a pallbearers a fac a Harlie Godley Nick Tetterton Harvey Austin. Marvin Hyman and Villi it Lewis birth control a doctor says Auto More dangerous than Quot pills Quot accused of plotting overthrow Iraq s execution Mill works overtime letting 36 to death by Farouk Nassar associated press writer Damascus Syria apr iraqis execution Mill worked without setup today with 36 persons put to death in 24 hours All but seven of them accused of plotting to overthrow the government. Seven of the men not connected with the plot were convicted in november of spying for the United states radio Baghdad said&4t identified one of them Albert Nounou As a jew. The 29 persons who were accused of trying to overthrow the leftist regime of president Ahmed Hassan Al Bakr tuesday right and Early wednesday faced faring squads or hangmen. Bakr addressed crowds outside the presidential Palace saying that any plot against his government would a Only Lead to the cutting of the plotters throats a radio Baghdad said. Bakr said instigators of the abortive coup a Are being justly he added that his regime had proved a stronger than intrigues a and vowed to a mercilessly crush anyone who would stand in the Way of the a conspirators must know that they will pay with their lives for any adventure against the Bakr told cheering crowds who had taken part in a funeral procession for two soldiers reported killed defending the regime. Executioners worked past Midnight wednesday carrying out death sentences Given 22 persons convicted of the coup attempt. Then at Dawn the seven persons convicted in november were put to death a few hours later radio Baghdad said six army officers and a civilian were doomed by a special Coqui for taking part in the attempted coup shortly thereafter the military men shot by firing squad and the civilian was hanged the government newspaper a1 thaw a said firing squads were using the plotters own weapons for the executions. The Baghdad broadcast said that in addition to the six military men and civilian executed this morning the court had sentenced three other persons to life imprisonment. An army colonel was Given a 10-year sen tence and six other officers were acquitted. Accusing Iran and the United states of being behind the coup attempt tuesday the iraqi government also ordered iranian ambassador Wallah i Annuli and four of his chief aides to leave the country within 24 hours. The iranian government denied the charge and ordered iraqi ambassador Mohammed Al Yasin and four military at taches to leave Iran. Iraq also closed the iranian consulates in Baghdad Basra and Werbela and the Tehran government issued closing or Ders for the iraqi consulates in Iran. Washington for a firemen s Kitiona equipment including school Here to train firemen Hose has teen donated. Earlier John Ratcliff. The chairman also reported that contributions of materials and Lahore have been made toward the erection of the new _ cinder Block building to be erected on property to be leased by the town of Pantego reporting on amp ome of the organizational activities or Ratcliff said a charter for papa has been received from the Secretary of states office Ift Raleigh and a number of meetings had been held with state officials regarding various aspects of procedure to follow officers of the new group in addition to or. Ratcliff include Charles Benson vice president b. G. Carowan Secretary Vernon Canady treasurer and mrs. Epi Iline Winfield Billie Waters Vernon Myers and Herman Benson members of the Board of directors Pantego will become the sixth Community in Beaufort county to have a fire department the others Are Aurora. Bat. Belha in Pinetown and see fire dept., Page a Iraq broke diplomatic relations with the United states Dur my the 1967 Arabi Israel War and has never reopened them. Baghdad radio said that by 12 15 a m today 18 Active or retired army and police officers had been executed by firing squad and four civilians had been hanged for an attempted coup which the government said failed tuesday night the seven executed at Dawn were convicted of spying for the United states they included a former mayor of Baghdad and a former Interior minister who once said in a Baghdad radio interview he had worked for the Lii Central i it Ell gence Agency a at least four of those executed see Iraq Page 6 by ii a Schwartz Iii associated i toss writer a. Washington a. A birth control researcher armed with charts and graphs told Sei ate investigator today that smoking driving a Eai or Riding in a motor boat Are hundreds at times More dangerous than Tok Ink the Utthi or. J w Goi Zieber of the Southwest foundation for research and education said no proof has Iton found that the Pill even causes headaches or nausea. Or 4ael he said it say vent these Side effects As Well As More Serris ailments such As cancer. A still a he added a when All is said and done a finite risk May Well exist a Goldzieher urged that current research go on while efforts Are mite to avoid alarmist reports and the ultimate question of who should Lake the Pill is left up to each woman and her doctor a and no one else a Goldzieher s comments were contained in a 16-Page single spaced statement heavily larded with graphs and charts pre pared for the Senate monopoly subcommittee the panel chaired by Democrat Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin is looking into the safety of birth control pills of 14 witnesses heard so far testimony by Goldzieher suggested As a witness by the g d. Searle drug co was the must detailed a and impassioned sense of the Pill All hut one of the others told the subcommittee of suspected but not proven links Between the pm and a wide assortment it a in my a to inf ii to Fig fatal and nonfatal blood clots diabetes and cancer of the cervix breast and the uterus three witnesses appearing with Goldzieher followed this pattern today tentatively link my the Pill to various forms of cancer and to metabolic changes j they included or Lions Heilman chairman of the Federal food and drug administrations advisory committee on obstetrics and gynaecology which us fall a sued the governments second report on the Pill
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