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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - January 28, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather tonight Sordif cloudiness and Wirner thursday of oud Windy and warmer with Shower and thundershowers Likely lows tonight i thursday its. Established 1909 Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial 46-2146 to tween a so and t Cio of Stork and one win be delivered to Yon. I twelve pages Washington North Carolina. Wednesday afternoon january 28, 1970 daily except Sunda loan rate increases carolinians May see interest rate hikes Cairo under its first air raid since 67 War Hgt Joseph of. Dynamo Ais Oriard press writer Cairo apr this egyptian capital underwent its first air up Gilfil Ujj to of filie 1967 War Toto y when four israeli Plia nes attacked targets on the outskirts of the fashionable suburb of Maadi the official Middle East news Agency reported three persons were killed and 12 others injured and thre houses were destroyed in the attack a spokesman told a news conference the victims were All civilians the targets of the israeli planes apparently were army installations about a half mile from Maadi and Dahs hour a military installation about 16 Miles South of Cairo on the Nile River. The noise of the explosions and gunfire reverberated across the capital. In several parts of the City Black puffs of antiaircraft fire could be seen. Windows rattled throughout the cite but no air raid sirens Raleigh apr North car ohanians May be heading for an other round of interest Rale in creases on Many kinds of Loans with recent hikes still fresh in the minds of Many borrowers. It Andy commission tuesday be Gan work on a proposal that North Carolina adopt a Model Law called the Lin form consumer credit code the code was drafted by the National Confer pointing that a Jet can reach Felt to it it it 1 Orem a sly it ers on a fat / n i form state Laws and hackers Are trying to get it adopted in sounded the spokesman said the attack May have been too sudden for the sirens to be sounded. Cairo from the suet canal to about a minute and a half. Maadi. Just South of Cairo is a sprawling town of comfortable Villas Many of them occupied by foreigners including Manf american Oil company workers and their families and american diplomats attached to the Spanish embassy in a the american interests Egypt severed diplomatic relations with the United states during the 1967 War. Artillery rocket and heavy machine gun fire could be clearly heard in the Center of the City w Here noise echoed from tall buildings windows of the fashionable Nile front Hilton hotel Shook. Electricity in some City areas was Cut apparently As part of the air raid precautions against a see mid East Page 12� congressman believes National lottery Good scientists finding jobs hard to get by c. G. Mcdaniel a science writer Chicago a it a some of the nation s elite Young scientists an having a Bard time finding jobs. The cutback in Federal and state government research funds was the prime reason for the situation Given by scientists interviewed tuesday at the annual meeting of the american physical a piety. A Job placement service for physicists is maintained each year in connection with this meeting. This year Only about 100 potential employers mainly Industrial and academic have registered their desire to interview Job applicants. Nearly 1,500 applicants All with . Degrees Are seeking jobs. Last year. 1,285 applicants were formally interviewed by 167 employers. In 1967, 272 employers could choose from 895 applicants. A ., physicist can expect 19,000 a year or More in his first Job. A a. Or. Robert Beck Clark a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas said the present abundance of physicists is an outgrowth of the nations Effort to produce More scientists after the soviet Union launched sputnik in 1957. Young people in High school see physicists Page 12 by Carl c. Craft associated press writer Washington api a new congressman. W Hose state sponsors a sweepstakes. Says a National lottery could Drain off Money now being pumped into organized crime s Treasury. Rep. Louis c. Wyman calling a National lottery a a form of taxation that would be paid with a smile a said he is studying the feasibility of a federally sanctioned numbers drawing. The Republican congressman figures it could Gross $7 billion to $10 billion annually with participating states sharing in. The Revenue. A it also would Cut the guts out of the illegal numbers operation that provides billions of dollars for organized crime a Wyman the former head of the National association of state attorneys general added in an interview. He is considering entering legislation. He said but first a the mechanics of a National lottery proposal need to be worked a no longer can it be said a Public lottery offends Public morality a he said. A the principal Issue is whether it would work and would be of unimpeachable integrity in its administration. And operating techniques the new Hampshire sweepstakes program is pegged to the results of horse races. However Wyman s ideas on a National lottery envision the Federal government holding regu Lar drawings based on number selection. He said he has not settled on the specifics of these it see lottery Page 12 ill 50 states consideration of the code was taken up by a group especially appointed for the Job. The con Sumer credit code commission created by the 1969 general As Sembly. It will report to the 1971 legislature in addition to increasing Legal interest rates in Many cases the code would put stricter controls on lending a key Point would be the creation of an administrator Given Board investigative and regulatory Powers increases brought by adoption of the code As it is written would vary according to types of Loans but a one year personal loan of $100 provides an example that Type of loan now costs $18 a year in interest under increased limits approved by the 1969 general. Assembly. Under the code it would Cost $2.50 More. The commission did not get into discussion of the codes provisions in its organizing session tuesday attended by nine of its 11 members. But it did decide that the Man who will explain the codes provisions to it when it meets match 19 will be w c. Harris an attorney for the North Caro Lina merchants association. In other action the commission elected sen Hector Mac lean. Do Robeson. A banker As its chairman. Rep Richard Clark a Union an attorney and Leader of Low interest forces in the 1969 general Assembly was named vice chairman. County native Dies in Durham Robert Boyd age 62. A former resident of Beaufort county w As found Lead yesterday in Durham he apparently died suddenly. He lived at 3809 Pendergrass Street in Durham. He has Many relatives in the Beaufort county area. Mrs. John Latham of Pine town mrs. . Batemen and mrs. Hilliary Jackson route one Plymouth Are Sisters. He has numerous nieces and nephews in the area. Funeral services will be held on thursday morning at 11 00 of clock from Clements funeral Home in Durham. Burial will take place in Greensboro. Environment course Raleigh a a state study group is expected to recommend that North Carolina pupils be Given instruction on environment and natural resources for 12 grades. Suggestions that the step be taken were made tuesday As the task Force on environment and natural resources wound up a series of hearings tuesday. Bonds sold at average rate of 6.42 Beaufort county tuesday som $2 too too in Bonds at an average interest rate of 6 4256 percent it was announced today by the n. C. Local government commission in Raleigh of the $2.000,000 in Beaufort county Bonds. $1,500.000 Are for the new county courthouse and $500.000 Are for the technical Institute the average maturity Date for the Bonds is 12.21 years a the schedule for Beaufort county Bonds shows that the first Issue of $420,000 maturing in 1976 has an interest rate of exactly eight percent. The next $100.000 maturing in 1977 has an interest rate of exactly seven percent then $230.000 maturing m 1970 carries an interest rate of exactly six percent a $300,000 Issue maturing in 1962 has an interest rate of 6.2 percent a $200.000 Issue maturing in 1964 has an interest rate of 6.4 percent a $500.000 Issue maturing in 1988 has an interest rate of 6.5 per cent. An Issue of $250.000 maturing in 1990 has an interest rate of exactly six percent the Bonds were purchased by Dominick amp Dominick inc of Charlotte and by North Carolina National Bank and associates. Sale of the Bonds was authorized in january 15 by the Beaufort county Board of commissioners. The courthouse Bond Issue was voted May 4, 1968 and the technical Institute Bond Issue was voted nov. 28, 1967 Sale of the Bonds i existed House set to vote today on overriding Nixon veto appoints recreation group City approves equipment Purchase discusses 15th Street annexation republicans seek Assurance of alternative in Puiia it Washington City Council in a special session tuesday voted to approve Low bids for electrical Ith annexation of sections of fifteenth Street not already included in City boundaries a Public hearing was set for the 9th of february at t 8d at City Hall to dismiss the annexation requested by state Highway authorities to enable the state to provide funds for four Laning curbing and guttering 15th Streel from highways-17 to 264 As explained by James Bowen acting City manager the annexation is purely an administrative move. Quot the state has been authorized funds for improving cily afre ets a Bowen explained. A but the Money must be spent for streets owned by the 9-��? the land involved in the annexation is already owned by fac state and involves no privately own gtd property the City already owns Moat of 15th Streel the annexation includes portions Between Bridge Street and High Way 17 a Quot the state would do the four Laning at no expense to local property Bowen emphasized a the move is purely he said adding that a if the City of s the annexation. The state can use in funds appropriated with the stipulation that they be used Only for City Street improvement a two automatic circuit Rawln Honit Ami one my a mba us i w tin tie of station Structure will be Pur chased from Westinghouse for the new electric substation to be located at a site approved by the Council on Highway 264 just outside die City zoning Totin Daries the equipment w ill Cost $18.000 Ami the 100�?T x 200 lot to be Pur chased from or and mrs j k Guthrie will Cost $3,750 Bowen explained that a High voltage line with he run from the present City Suh tation to the new substation the new line will see City Page 12 Nam in led in Ress writer u lashing Yin i a key republicans in today doom Vole to overrule president Nix Jan % vein of the $19 7 trillion health education Hill sought Nee it he id see bond6. Page 12� wholesale prices up this month Washington map a wholesale prices led by Large increases for processed foods Rose seven tenths of 1 per cent a. V for the �?�, monthly in Afy Eer. He gov emment reported today. The labor department report said a prices of processor foods and feeds climbed 2 per cent for the month farm products were up four tenths of 1 per cent and a Broad Range of Industrial raw materials increased three tenths of i per cent. The preliminary wholesale Price report by the Bureau of labor statistics indicated the Strong Prospect of a continued Rise in the nations worst inflationary surge in 20 years. Wholesale food prices tend to move rapidly into higher retail grocery prices. The Over All Rise in the whole Sale Price Index was the largest since january 1969, when the Index went up eight tenths of 1 per cent. The latest increase pushed the Index up to 115.9. The figure Means that it Cost wholesalers $115.90 on the average for goods Worth $100 in the 1957-59 period on which the Index is based. A metals and Metal products were an important Factor in the Rise for industrials As prices were boosted for Iron and steel scrap Copper Antimony Nickel Lead steel Mill products and several other important Metal products a the Bureau said. A there were substantial it creases in the prices of paper Wood pulp and converted paper and paper Board products. Machinery and equipment prices continued to move the report said. A Quot a Quot president s welfare plan runs into Snag # nominee testifies in Senate Carswell says he never received fees a by John Chadwick Assoc tatted press writer Washington a judge g. Hiroki Carswell says he never has and never will accept fees for off the Bench activities and if confirmed As a supreme court Justice would willingly disclose his financial affairs. The Federal appeals court judge was closely questioned about his views of judicial ethics and race during tuesdays opening Senate judiciary com Mittee hearings into his High court nomination. Carswell who was called Back for another round of ques Honing today told the senators he Quot definitely thought the same standards should apply to supreme court Justice As to All other Federal judges it at the Start of the hearings the 50-year-old southerner confirmed by the Senate last june As a judge on the 5th . Court of appeals swore he is no racist. A i have no notions secretive open or otherwise of racial superiority a he testified in repudiating a 1948 political speech supporting White supremacy Carswell said he expect the committee to vote for his confirmation if the members thought he harboured ideas of that kind sen Birch Bayh a Indin raising questions of judicial ethics told Carswell he wanted to know what his standards would be a if your nomination is confirmed. Which i think it will Bayh. Who led the fight against judge Clement f. Haynsworth jr., president Nixon a first nominee for the supreme court Post. Later told newsmen his comment did t. Necessarily mean he was going to vote for Carswell. Carswell who lives in Tallahassee. Fla., was nominated by Nixon Jan 19 for the supreme court seat vacated by Abe for tas last May. Haynsworth. Rejected by the Senate 55 to 45 last november not Only had stiff labor and civil rights opposition but also was pictured by Bayh and others As giving an appearance of impropriety because of Stock transactions while on the Bench. Carswell also opposed by labor and civil rights groups testified he owns no stocks or Bonds and told the committee that a certainly a judge should not sit in a Case where there is an appearance of impropriety a a when asked about a country club in Tallahassee that took Over a Public Golf course and kept it segregated after a 1955 supreme court decision require my desegregation of Public recreation facilities. Carswell said he took no part in its affairs. He at first testified he had never been a director or other officer of the club and had not been one of its incorporator but he later agreed under ques Tiong by sen Edward m. Ken Nedy d mass., that he had been an incorporator or something see Carswell Page 12 or. Ettie2 Matthew. Mrs. Matthews named local coordinator mrs. Ethel Matthews general supervisor of Beaufort county schools has been named local Coord i a Tor of in service education in North Carolina by Craig Phillips superintendent of the department of Public instruction the program for the professional improvement of teachers a state financed program provide funds to administrative units for local in service programs in accordance with regulations and procedures adopted by the state Board Quot of education. James Valsac. Acting director. Division of staff development explained that the local coordinator Wilt be invited periodically to regional meetings to bring them up to Date on state sponsored in service education and staff development opportunities. A funds Are still available for All phases on the program for the current school year and All teachers Are encouraged to Lake advantage of these programs the local coordinator will be a invaluable to the teachers in their administrative unit and to the department of Public instruction in helping to make this program. Even More meaningful to the improvement of Public education a or. Phillips said Quot Beddard funeral funeral services for Raymond. A Lee Beddard. Age 60. Will be held thursday morning at 10 30 o clock from the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home Here with the Rev Luther j. Matthews pastor of the first Baptist Church officiating burial will follow in the family cemetery it 7-Washington or. Beddard. A resident of 222 West second Street died suddenly at his Home sunday night he was a retired employee of a Roanoke rapids textile Milf. Surviving Are one son two daughters two Brothers and two Sisters Hewlett named Raleigh apr Addison Hewlett or. Of Wilmington was appointed chairman of the North Carolina Marine science Council tuesday by gov. Bob Scott. By Edmond left ton associated press writer Washington a it the House ways and Means com Mittee has run tip against .1 stubborn Snag 111 its consideration of president Nixon a pro Posa i to supplement the income of the a working poor a some members say the problem Many of those who Are employed but earning less ther there family require ments have casual and Tempo Rary jobs As a result their earned income varies widely from month to month or even Day to Day the Nixon plan contemplates supplements to insure a $2,408 minimum yearly income for a family of four for example. But How to calculate the amount needed to supplement a con slant fluctuating income a rep Al Ulimano Foresaid the problem was pointed up in testimony by the directors of an office of economic Opportunity Experiment in new Jersey a sort of Small scale Pilot version of the administration proposal monthly interviews to establish the current Vannly income would tie necessary Ulman said the a a up. Men directors advised the committee _ _ _ a a it this would be an adm Nistra Uve Nightmare. When you con Sitter they Are talking of a new Case Load of millions Suliman said a the pro a Osal simply a see welfare. Page 12 jets crashing no Gas a Fred s. Huffman a i military writer Washington a air Force planes have been running out of Gas and crashing and the top air Force general says it looks to him tick la a Lack of professionalism and discipline Quot As a result. Gen John d. Ryan. Air Force chief of staff has cracked Down with orders to tighten up on supervision Quot recent accidents arid Inci a cml caused by fuel depletion indicate a Lack of professional ism and Ryan said in a message to All mands fuel depletion is a Euphe a Nam for running out of Gas Ryan said a these occurrences have included All models of air Craft from fighter to four engine Jet aircraft and have occurred under conditions involving both visual and instrument flight conditions a adequate operational supervision would have prevented the loss of these Ryan said a air Force officers said Ryfun appeared to he leveling Erith ism at base operations officers and Squadron commanders among others Ryan a statement came just Over two weeks alter his own inn capt John d Ryan or. 29 was killed when his f4 fighter bomber crashed on take Oil from Hamilton air Force base �0if the plane has been recovered from san Pablo Jay and there has been no official report on. The Causo of the crash Gen Ryan made mgt reference to his songs death in the order. According to the air Force there wore it planes lost last year due to Quot fuel depletion a the Aiu Force chief of stall told his commanders that recent spot effectiveness checks by the air Force inspector general a have found common def Cien cues highlighting a trend toward juju or supervision and disregard regulations and technical or therefore. Ryan ordered his commanders to undertake a i see planes Page 121 ministration would come up w Ith an acceptable a Ifer native an associated Preux poll prior it this afternoons Vole showed Many of the a tit if representatives who voted Tor the tall w Hen it passed the House dec 22 awaited such As Sti Rances help the deciding which Way to go of 80 republicans reached �0 said they were awaiting the administration x alternative plan 2n said they would vote to sus Tain the. Veto and 18 said they would vote to override Republican i casters had said Thev w erf confident they had the 145 votes to detect the at tempt to override if All House members Vole democrats said even in Thev isl the Battle Kiev still would make the Lull a major Campaign is sip in the november elections leaders of both sides said the end result would be Good fur them at die polls % itch Thierl in quit a Minn said tuesday the White House had agreed to accept a $443 Mil lion binding level in a new Bill Bir the crucial Impact Aid Sec lion allocating funds to school districts which have heavy enrolments betas mph Federal 141 stall Hona Nixon in vetoing the Hitt add the nah ii in nut a Fie $1 2 Bli him More than he it Quested in the measure Wax inflationary heft oks a Cine aim at Rou Tonii lion for the import Aid when he said the measure provided a the wrong amount Lor the wrong purpose and at the wrong tune the president originally arts posed $2u2 million Fot the Ini ported Aid Republican congressmen went to the vote torn below Ivy Joya i to to the Gap president and pressure trom Home for the health and education funds As provided in the $19 7 Billon measure school Obi Ciais said the veto could cause havoc and 1 health authorities Wajs jct re search programs would i Crip Pilipi this was the first Blue in a decade Tor Congress to attempt to of err a Tea Prekia Hweih veto in i9fiu the legislators Over approved a to. Per cent Federal pay raise Lull after president Dwight p fisc Thowe or had rejected it Thiu re ii us in Pitrey v\1m�was to democratic Enid inf a the time a if it Ai a Lues Flay inight m Philadelphia that he hoped Congress would tie Able to upset the Nixon veto the termer vice president and a Nivon s no Portell in 1968 said he did t think the Lull had any thing to do w Jiter Milus insensate w3tm< to Quot today vote closely hoping the House would sustain the veto and thus save them tin agony of see veto. Page 12 Thieu announces tet Holiday truce in principle army stays on Alert by George Esper associated press writer Saigon api a president Nguyen Yan Thieu said today that a in principle and like every year there will be a tru pm for the tet festival of the lunar new year on feb. A. Thieu said in a communique a the government has not decided because there still is time to make the decision. And furthermore the government still needs to observe Effit a a the Viet Cong already has announced a four Day cease fire beginning feb 5. Allied sources said that Thieu probably will declare a 24-hour cease fire but will keep the South vietnamese army on a full Alert a spokesman for the they do not anticipate a Large command said american scale ground attack similar in forces will observe the govern the offensive Merit s cease fire As they have tit in past Holiday periods. As a precaution against an ene South vietnamese military offensive the South v Iet Headquarters announced that beginning Friday All except emergency leaves will be cancelled for two weeks to insure that government troops Are at their posts. The enemy launched its biggest offensive of the War during tet 1968 when 50 per cent of the South vietnamese forces were on leave. Allied intelligence analysts have said they expect the enemy to launch intensified rocket mortar and commando attacks just before or just after tet but namese government lengthened curfews in some cities including can Tho the biggest cite and military base in the Mekong Delta to the Southwest in the Delta. South vietnamese troops closed out an operation in the u Minh Forest and pulled out along the outer Edge to Block any enemy thrust Allied forces claimed they killed 86 North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops in a Ltaif dozen clashes during the past 24 see War. Page 12
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