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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - July 3, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy and continued hot through saturday with scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms highs in 90k lows in. Mil 70s Washington daily news if you do not got your paper. Dial. M-&4s 7 00 o clock and Varad to you a 00 and a a bsds established 1909 twelve pages Washington North Caj Kejna Friday afternoon july 3, 1970 daily except sunday on Bicentennial issues n Ixon d decision will end debate dissenter in Vietnam critical of a r to i t7 11 j Observance 46 Jill Liq by Henrietta Leith associated press writer new York api where and How will the nation throw the biggest birthday Bash in its history the debate has been going on though the Cele Bra lion of the 200th anniversary of the founding of the United states will not take place for six More years various cities have vied for the Honor of holding the major Celebration in the form of a huge International exposition. Some have demanded an Observance More relevant to the 1976 needs of a nation. Quot soon president Nixon will make the final decision. The major Factor in the presidents decision will be a report from the american revolution Bicentennial commission which has been wrestling with the problem and has been bombarded with Verba and graphic propaganda by the proponents of various cities and plans for four years. It was unofficially reported the weak that the Ommi Artym after holding its final meeting tuesday night had made its decision to support almost All the Ami and a permanent birthday present for Washington in the form of a major overhaul and rebuilding program. Other communities across the nation would be encouraged under the commissions proposal to unlit their own Bicentennial it was reported that the original plan to have president Nixon announce his decision on this july 4 probably would be changed however because certain As Pec to of the commission s report needed further study according to the reports the commission approved an Quot expo Quot Type Observance at Philadelphia Quot an historical presentation at Buhton a Trade and cultural Center at i observances the original Bicentennial commission was named by Prest Dent Lyndon b. Johnson in 1966 on july 3.1969, president Nixon. Named his own it taming seven members of the Johnson commission and add my 10 new ones. Early in the deliberations the contest of cities narrowed Down to Boston. Philadelphia. Washington and Miami All seeking the commissions approval of an exposition in their City Dixie holdouts face fund cutoffs by Ken Hartnett associated press writer Washington tap to one Veteran Antiwar organizer the july fourth Quot Honor America Quot extravaganza in the nation s capital Quot is the kind of thing that took place in Hitler Germany a Quot its All there folklore Sec tarian politics just like Nasi Germany. It s scary Meacham says. A it really is Meacham s advice to the left a a a stay away from it any attempt to get into it makes it More interesting and builds generally the organized left seems to be following Mea champs counsel and is ignoring the1 event. But no one can safely predict the reaction of the disorganized left that collection of ragtag revolutionaries. Hippies. Politicized hippies and Street people who band together under names like the White panthers the up against the Wall the sep. A there a a lot of people coming said a tall Young Man with Long Brogulo Uris and a sleeping bag a pred up his Back. A and. There a going tube a lot of political Quot to the far left the organized the unorganized and the dior Gam Zed segments included the production featuring Bob Hope and the Rev. Billy Graham is a political show pure and simple and a right Wing one. At that Quot its a disgraceful exploitation of religion by an administration using this kind of thing see dissent. Pages it As boat strikes mine Marcos sees 45 states adopt like nazi a to 1 a Stewart bigger Kole for Japan fighting Light in cities w Antmore hew picks up civil Gas tax Money rights tool Church Bells set to ring Bell ringing Day a Independence Day a saturday july 4, has been proclaimed by governor Robert Scott in North Carolina. R the Rev. A. Old. Noe Rector emeritus of st. Thomas Church in Bath North Carolinas oldest says Quot in the first Cape tol of the province we will ring two historic Bells a at st Thomas Church and the replica of the Liberty Bell which is now nestling in the Glebe the Bell in st. Thomas was cast in England in 1732. Or. Noe continued a the Bell in st. Thomas Church is Many years older than the Liberty Bell m Philadelphia. And the ring of the Bells will signify eternal Independence for All people of he said that the Bells in North Carolinas oldest town will ring about. 9 00 of clock on saturday see Bells. Page 8 Raleigh a the North Carolina league of municipalities wants the 1971 general Assembly to double the share of the state gasoline tax allocated for City Street needs. S. Leigh Wilson executive director of the league outlined the request thursday to a subcommittee of the North Carolina local . Wilson also asked the study group to support legislation seeking a 320 million appropriation for the 1971-73 biennium to provide 25 per cent state Matching Grants for municipal sewage treatment works. The legislation will be proposed by the department of water and air resources. Of the nine Ceni. State gasoline tax one half cent goes to municipalities for thoroughfare and Street needs under the so called Powell Bill. Wilson told the subcommittee municipal Street mileage represents about 11 per cent or the total Public Road mileage in North Carolina. A if an additional one half cent were allocated under the Powell Bill a he said a this total allocation would equal 11 per cent of the state Gas tax which we believe is a justifiable Alloca see streets Page 8 by Mark Brown associated press writer Washington a pledged to wipe out the last vestiges of Southern style school segregation by this fall the Nix on administration has picked up a. Civil rights tool it seemingly discarded last summer the economic lever moving Only Days alter other administration officials pronounced an end to negotiations with holdout districts education secretory Elliot l. Richardson thursday initiated proceedings to Cut off Federal education funds to segregated systems in Florida Texas and South Carolina. The targeted districts were a Given 30 Days to conform to desegregation guidelines or lose their government Money it Quot Richardson a action marked see cutoffs Page 8 Mother Dies mrs c. G Laishley of 1851 sixth ave., Huntington w. A Mother of mrs. C. M. Helen Hawes of Mimosa shores City died late thursday evening / july 1 remains Are at the Steele funeral Home in Huntington. Funeral hour is set for saturday morning at 9 30 of clock. Dorothy Boyd Dies thursday it miss Dorothy Vandera Boyd age 37, resident of Camp Leach Road it. 2, Washington died in a Raleigh Hospital thursday evening at 7 of clock following an illness of two Days. She had been in. Failing health for a. Number of years miss Boyd was born a Beaufort county july 9, �982. Daughter of mrs. Eula Everett Boyd and the late Robert t. Boyd. She was a member of the first Church of Chris surviving Are her Mother three brother Thurman t. Boyd it. 2, Washington Acie a. Boyd of it. 4, Washington and Onnie d. Boyd of it. 3, Washington three Sisters. Mrs Rayfield Tuten it. 1, Pine town mrs. Chester Sawyer of Belhaven and mrs Nat Cutler of it. 2. Washington funeral services will be held sunday afternoon at 2 30 a a Clack at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home conducted by Ronald Richardson pastor of the first Church of Christ burial will follow in Oakdale cemetery ,. The following will serve As Active pallbearers Ray to Tuten Troy t. Boyd James c. Russ jr., Anthony Mcgowan. George e. Sullivan and Hilton Cutler. The family will be at the Home of her sister and brother in Law. Or. And mrs. Nat Cutler of the Camp Leach Community it. 2, Washington. By Spencer Davis associated press writer Manila it apr philippine president Ferdinand Marcos said today that with the United states reducing its military pos Ture in Asia Japan cannot avoid taking More responsibility for peace and order in the Region Quot ultimately Japan will have to assume a More Active military role Quot he said in an interview but he added Quot we look with concern at. The increasing expenditures of Japan on its military budget. While the United states is in the Pacific. I do not see any reason for concern Over this but the moment you withdraw i think the Small nations would be he predicted that asian a Bons will increasingly assume responsibility for he maintenance of peace and order but it will be some time before they can take Over this responsibility completely. By Harrison Humphries associated press writer Washington a it forty five states have followed the Federal government s cad in adopting Quot always on monday Quot Holiday Bills to give the Workingman at least five three Day weekends each year a monday Holiday Bill May still be enacted this year in Irmi Isina the Legislatures of Oklahoma South Dak Oto West Virginia and Wisconsin get another Chance to fall in step w Hen they meet again in january under a Law adopted by con Gress in 1968. Four existing National holidays and one new one a Columbus Day will forever fall on mondays beginning next year. Effective technically Only for Federal employees and for the District of Columbua. The1 new National holidays Are George Washington s birthday third monday of february memorial Day last monday of May co Lumbus Day. A Frond monday of october veterans Day fourth monday of october combined with la Abor Day celebrated the first monday of september the new dates As sure a Federal workers five three Day Holiday weekends each year unchanged Are new years Day. Jan i Independence Day july fourth. Thanksgiving fourth thursday of november and Christmas dec 25 promoted for Many years by travel agencies and. The transportation Industry the monday Holiday idea never gained a foothold in Congress until rep Robert Mcclory r Iii combined it with Long pending Regis la turn to designate Columbus Day As a new Nauaros Holiday by Rich Ard Pyle associated press writer Saigon it apr a passenger River boat struck a floating mine just South of the do Mali we key pm that was tie key a Mcclory said. Quot there were 80 to 90 Spon tors of column misday Bills and their support pm tided the push needed a Marcos met for an hour wednesday with secretory of state William p Rogers and said Rogers assured him Quot there will be no withdrawal of the United staes but there will be decrease of personnel Quot so the number of americans in Asia Wittl be More limited a Bundy funeral slated sunday funeral services for judge William j. Dick Bundy resident Superior court judge of the third judicial District of North Carolina will be held sunday afternoon july 5. At Jarvis memorial United methodist Church in Greenville determine at 3 0 1 of clock. Judge Bundy age70, died last saturday in Oslo Norway while on a tour of the scan Dana Ian countries the body will arrive in Norfolk on saturday and be carried to Wilkinson funeral Home in Greenville. The services at the Church will be conducted by the revs Troy Barrett Adrian Brown and Edgar Fisher. L carried judge Bundy a Leader for. Many years in the masonic order of North Carolina will have masonic rites at the graveside the North Carolina grand Lodge will open in Greenville at 2 00 of clock on sunday. Masons from All Over the state Are expected to attend. Draft ceiling lottery Quot no kisses a a Quot no City census moving at full Speed Washington Ltd put the nation s draft lottery ceiling has risen to no 195 through August and draft director a arts. A a Tarr says officials Quot done to Antic Pato that it will go much higher Quot for the rest of the year Tarr ordered Lorat draft boards thursday to add Only five lottery numbers for August inductions. A -1. The selective service directors announcement Means that men holding numbers in the up per end of the Quot Middle third Quot somewhere around 2 1 to 240 might escape the service Washington a Volunteer census being Token to match up against the Federal census to if there Are any apparent errors was moving along at full Speed today with a Large contingent of Volunteer citizens carrying out the Job. The Effort was undertaken after preliminary census a Mijs Here turned up Tittle More than 8,600 people when local officials had Felt that the City a population was above the 10,000 voluntary census is being tried out by the City of a i a a a tax Ash ton with coordination Ajo Ilcy lii0s to rued zone today and blew up. Killing 46 of the 50 vietnamese civilians aboard a government spokesman announced the mining occurred on a Branch of the Cua Viet River less than a mile from Dong a the boats destination about nine Miles South of the Doz the River is regularly patrolled by . And South vietnamese boats and North vietnamese mines in to have sunk or damaged a number of boats but the toll today was believed to be the largest % Only Light scattered fighting wok reported in South Vietnam but the . Command reported the loss of another plane a week ago it was Navy a7 crusader Jet that crashed As it was taking off from a Carrier june 26 on a Mission to Laos the Pilot was rescued a South vietnamese officials also announced the withdrawal of a brigade of marines Between and 2.000 men from Cambodia reducing the total number of South vietnamese troops in the neighbouring country to about 25,000 i phenom penh the cambodian capital the cambodian military command salade Way reinforced f d Sions Are Prepa. Tig for a major new offensive and already Are moving assault troops into position in one key area. A spokesman said cambodian and South vietnamese troops Are Quot ready for anything Quot he added that die enemy threat to phenom penh has decided considerably Quot Holiday he said an influx of Low num tiered men primarily College students who have lost their deferments is replenishing the kit of and Quot really helping isee draft Page 8 Alphonso l. \ helping others a i still can to see Blue Green by de Walker or. City editor Burke Miller is an exceptionally Fine fellow with Many outstanding characteristics. He a handsome intelligent and patient. But his Moat endearing Quality perhaps is his big heart. Those who know him say he a Okubo harm a Flea. Mrs. Laura Miller no Kinis also exceptionally warm with As Many Friendly qualities As Burke even if they Are a bit More Complex. Perhaps mrs. Millers Moat obvious Quality is her Charm especially in conversation. Her speech is As colourful As a Rainbow spiced with some of the old and some of the new. Her least noticeable characteristic at least once you get to know her a Little is the fact that she is Hind. Mrs. Miller was born some 60 years ago near Laurinburg and led a Normal life until she was eight years old. At eight she and her father were out Hunting a me Day when another Hunter fired acc Dently and she was blinded for life. Young Laura was not without help. She had her own Energy and talents including music love and the society for the Blind. With these she graduated several years later from Flora Mcdonald College now Wardall Hal with a degree in music. Her first wort was i Roosevelt a . She was married in 1937 and now has one married daughter herself who she raised alone after she and her husband separated. After graduate study in social work at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1941, mrs. Miller went to work for the state welfare department As a Case worker helping Blind people. Since then she has worked throughout Eastern Carolina coming to Washington and Beaufort county in 1948 where she has remained. She keeps her records in braille which Are later transcribed into English. Most of her work at least the part she enjoys most and assistance from the Washington Jaycees and the local chamber of Commerce and with volunteers being provided by the other civic and service organizations in the Community. One Volunteer census taker is working each individual Block in. Washington to determine the Numi it or of persons residing at each household. At the same time the workers Are taking this census they Are trying to determine what people May not have been counted in the original official census. A Bee census Quot Page is Alphonso l. Godney age �8. Highly regarded retired Farmer of Paniego died thursday in the Beaufort county Hospital Here following a lingering illness or Godley was born at Paniego april 1,1882, son of the late George and Amanda Godley and spent All of his life in the Pantego Community. He was a member of the weeping Mary Church of Christ serving As Secretary for Many years he was also chairman of the Board of deacons a trustee7 88 1 superintendent of the sunday see Goblet Page 8> july 1 will be a Holiday for Moat residents of the Pamlico area. City county and Federal offices will close. Monday in Observance of the occasion which Falls on the weekend break. The Beaufort county Board of commissioners will meet tuesday instead of monday. Banks and savings and. Loan offices will also get a monday Holiday a will the Post offices in the a Rea. The Washington Dally news will not print saturday. Giving employees one of the ref holidays observed annually by the newspaper. E Hubli Carmn will resume on. Monday. Moat retail stores will be closed tomorrow in Observance of the Holiday but will reopen monday. The biggest Observance of the occasion will be at re Haven which Fri be staging its annual Independence Day Celebration with Day Long activities. M Ore Blacks without jobs u employment d rops is done in the Field. Three seeing Eye dogs have helped her and while working she was provided with a car and Driver. A when people ask me what i enjoy most about my wort a she says a i always answer that it is the realization that i have accomplished something and in being helpful to others have Matte lungs Wor Minue. A feeling things grow aside from her work with the state mrs. Miller s life is As Rich As her smile. After keeping records interviewing and making decisions she returns to her Home at 307 Simmons st where she keeps House alone now that her , is married. She Cooks sews cleans and keeps a Small Garden in her Toad Yard with Beans and tomatoes. Her free time is taken up with her bobbies. She still loves music and sports especially football and plays piano at the Hanoca presbyterian Church. Heading is me of her favorite Pas times which she does one of two ways. She can either read see Miller Page 8 by c. Yates Mcdaniel associated press writer Washington apr the nations unemployment rate dropped in june for the firsts time this year although an additional 1.3 million americans sought unsuccessfully to find jobs. The seeming contradiction was attributed by the labor department thursday to the fact that the number of adult women and teen agers seeking work fell far a below expectations. The department also reported without elaboration the jobless rate for negroes Rose from 1 to 8.7 per cent last month returning to the april level after a dip in May. The nonwhite unemployment rate was 7 per cent a year ago and 7.1 per cent in March 1970. The 15-year Low in nonwhite unemployment was 5.7 per cent in february 1969 the Over All unemployment rate for june was 4.7 per cent compared with 5 per cent in May and 3.4 per cent a year ago. Nixon administration officials have predicted the rate will hit 54 per cent before dropping again toward the 4 per cent Mark. The number of unemployed americans totalled 4,7 million last month a Rise of 1.3 million Over May. The civilian labor Force increased 2.3 million to 84.1 million. The government said the increase in the labor Force those americans working or actively seeking jobs was much smaller than had been expected. The labor department had predicted 2,5 million teen agers would seek work in Early june but the actual number was Only 2 million. The employment figures Are compiled from a complicated formula which takes into account what could be expected in the labor Market at any time of the year the labor department said for the first time in eight months the jobless rate of adult males did not Rise the rate for teenagers remained unchanged the report attached economic significance to the fact that the number of persons holding nonfarm jobs increased by Only 6,500 in june to 71.5 million saying this figure also was smaller than expected. During the 12 months ending in May average hourly earnings of product and Nona Henri Sory workers on private payrolls edged up one Cen t to $3
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