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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - July 8, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Pur Cloudy and warm through thursday scattered afternoon thundershowers Over state thursday highs Low 90s lows in 60s Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial mth4& Between 6 a and ? 00 o clock and one a Fly be delivered to you established 1909 twelve pages Washington North Carolina wednesday afternoon july 0, 1970 daily except Sun Dat for 60 Days Nixon orders or w orders to j Obs space sewers i it Quot los c commissioners turn Short of predictions Down medicaid program by Lawrence l. Knutson associated press writer Washington api after Sharp debate on How Best to spend the nations Money the Senate has resisted attempts to ground part of the space program while voting an extra 1700 million for sewers Urban renewal and pure water the two Day debate on National priorities and fiscal responsibility ended tuesday when an $18.6 billion catch All Money Bill $1.2 billion heavier than requested by president Nixon was sent to conference with the House. In close votes the Senate refused to trim any funds from the budget for the National aeronautics and space administration a reluctance which sen. William Proxmire. A wis. Said resulted in a Quot Public works extravaganza and a an out and out Boondoggle for the aerospace Quot Calls for fiscal responsibility Are regularly Beard in the Senate a Proxmire said tuesday after the 38-35 vote defeating his move to Cut $122 million from the Nasa budget and reduce it to the $3 197 billion spending level set earlier by the House. The final Senate figure for Nasa was $3 319 billion. A if we Are going to make a Start toward controlling these unneeded expenditures Quot he said Quot this is the place to do the Senate followed its rejection of the Proxmire vote by adding $400 million to funds for Urban renewal Grants and $300 million for sewerage and water treatment facilities Walter May Dies Walter Mayo Well known citizen of Washington passed away this morning in Beaufort county Hospital. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete pending the arrival of relatives. America to work f or More talking by Lewis gul1ck associated press writer Washington apr . Ambassador to Moscow Jacob beam plans to see soviet foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko soon in an american Effort to boost the use of High level talks with the russians on important issues. Beam returned to the soviet capital from Washington about a fortnight ago after consultations with senior . Officials including president Nixon. Gromyko has agreed to meet with beam late this week informants said. He has seen beam Only infrequently since rein by the Kremlin and thus functions More As a com Nani cations relay Man than As a Dis Cusser of issues. If beam can establish More frequent Contact with Gromyko the reasoning Here goes the results could be Well Worth while because the foreign minister can speak More freely than underlings and carries More weight in soviet decision making. A other .-soviet exchanges Are continually under Way on special subjects at the United nations the Geneva disarmament conference and at the Vienna strategic arms limit the american s assignment to a tin talks Salt Moscow Early in the Nixon administration. At present Anatoly f. Dobrynin the Veteran soviet ambassador to Washington is frequent Access to Secretary of state William a. Rogers and other High . Officials. He has spent Many hours with assistant Secretary Joseph j. Sisco on the Middle East Issue. The soviet ambassadors rated High Here As an Able professional Diplomat. But As with other Moscow envoys he appears to be kept under close but particularly when the specialists hit snags Washington and Moscow find it useful to Deal with problems at the political level. No word was Given As to just what beam intends to take up with Gromyko. Among outstanding questions Are the . Bid tor. A Mideast settlement and concern Over soviet actions there possibilities for an Indochina solution and the scope of an arms curb Accord to be sought at Vienna. By Carl c. Craft Abuwi ald press writer Washington api presi Dent Nixon acting after the Industry threatened to Stop the nation s trains if a Union Kepi striking three key lines. Is or their jobs for 60 Days while an emergency Board seeks to Settle a Long running dispute. Just after the president moved to Avert a National rail crisis tuesday night by resorting to his final remedy under the railway labor act the la Bor department reported it was told the thousands of striking United transportation Union members would go to work again As soon As possible. The department said the National railway labor Confer ence the Industry group representing More ten 125 railroads rescinded its consideration of a lockout of employees and threat to shut Down the system. The Utu called the strike suddenly tuesday after charging. The lines with refusing to Morgain. In Good Faith Over the use of firemen on diesel engines. Spot checks Early today of areas served by the Baltimore amp Ohio Louisville amp Nashville and Southern Pacific railroads showed most pickets Down within hours of Nixon s order. Nixon a decision came on the recommendation of the National mediation Board and Secretary of labor James w. Hodgson after a Day in which passenger and freight trains were stopped or slowed in at least 16 states management spokesmen estimated 18.800 Utu members were idled with another 60,000 workers off the Job As a result. The president designated. Fred a Livingston a Federal mediator when had quit the Case in june after several months of talks proved unsuccessful to the emergency Board look ing into the 12-year controversy Over the need for firemen on diesel engines. The Union maintains at least three men arc needed in each locomotive for safety reasons. The railroads dispute this. Moments before Nixon a action was announced Federal judge Barrington Parker granted the railroads request for a temporary restraining order to Stop the strike until action could be taken on the carriers bid for a preliminary injunction. A Quot or Quot Parker set a thursday hearing on the injunction move after the presidents step attorneys for both sides said the hearing remained scheduled although a Railroad lawyer added he would expect it to be a moot Point. Nixon now is no additional Legal authority under the railway labor act to Avert a strike. If one is called after the Cooling off period he would have to ask Congress to step in. Washington a api a a preliminary report from the 1970 census puts North Carolinas population at 4.966.809. A gain of 410.000 in the decade but Short of projections the new and observer reported this wednesday in a dispatch to the Raleigh newspaper from its Washington Bureau the figure is 200.000 Short of 11 Edat of Fay ww1 experts and lets than the census Bureau my estimated four Yean ago. If the final figure is close to the preliminary one. It Means North Carolinas net population growth was the t me Fieri since the civil War decade 100 years ago the preliminary figure was reported to North Ca Rol i a a s con Gressional delegation after it was relayed to the census Bureau headquarter by Joseph Norwood regional census director at Chrlotte Complete census figures by counties Are expected in a Day or so. Figures for about Milf the counties and Many municipalities already me been made Public they touched off widespread criticism alleging under-count., my. Census officials say the state s total population figure should Rise when North Carolina servicemen overseas Are added. And they cautioned that final figures will not be ready until december. If the final figure is close to the preliminary one North Carolina net growth during the 1960s was 400,714 instead of Over 600,000 that my been predicted by state officials and experts at the North Carolina population Center at Chapel Hill commission visits Rath a the n. C. Advisory budget commission visited colonial Bath tuesday. Pictured left to right in front of the new visitor s Center Are i r h g Jones director of archives a history Andy Jones. State budget officer. Mrs Dot Tankard of the historic Bath a commission. Tom White. Advisory budget chairman Thorne Gregory member Andy an Derson member. Senator Ralph Scott member others coming to Bath were Sam Johnson and Lindsay c. Warren jr., members. Or William Turner director of administration. Carroll Mann state property officer Robert g. Bourne property Engineer David Murray assistant to the governor and John Emerson engine i local girl South Korea stirs finds tour Cut Short brunettes winners in first round Raleigh apr a pair of curve some brunettes representing Greensboro and Asheville were the winners in the first round Competition tuesday night in the miss North Carolina pageant. Collis Deen Hill miss Greensboro won the judges nod in the Talent contest for her rendition Ofa selection from Puccini a opera Madame Butterfly Cornelia Colette Lemer miss Asheville won the swimsuit Competition in a Bright Green one piece outfit. Both girls won out Over 16 other contestants in their divisions the Winner of the evening gown Competition is not announced. The contest will continue tonight with 16 other girls competing in each of the three divisions. The process will wind Jup saturday night with the crowning of a new miss North Carolina. Quot of my aching Back editors note thirty million americans suffer from chronic Mck ache. Causes Are varied. So Are treatments. But there Are ways to avoid the problem As this article the third in a series on Many a common ailments reports. Or by Frank Carey a science writer new York a the dle aged Matron was waiting for a bus at the Corner of first Avenue Ari East 34th Street a few blocks from the United nations building. Suddenly she started rhythmically vibrating her Pelvis in the motion known by devotees of burlesque shows As a a the a. New York policeman directing traffic at the Busy intersection dashed to the bus Stop intent on driving anything lewd or lascivious from his beat. He was about to Call the Paddy Wagon when the now indignant woman gave this explanation for her Pelvic gymnastics she had just come from nearby new York University medical centers and was merely practising the a Pelvic thrust exercises prescribed by doctors As rehabilitation for her recent acute attack of backache. she battled her Way out of it Quot smiled or. Nancy c. Kes ter of nyut a Institute of Rem Bili tation Medicine in recalling the Case. Quot she was a patient of a colleague of mine or. Harvey p. Kopell and As i recall it the woman s conscientiousness about practising was rewarding. Her Mck trouble did improve.�?�. The incident is Only a Vignette in the Many sided quest to improve the lots of the nearly 30 million americans suffering from chronic Mck ache. The condition one of the nations most serious health problems is known to Doc tors As a flow Back a next to upper respiratory ,. Backaches rank no. .2 in bringing people to a general practitioner s office a said or. Ira Rumney of Kirksville to College of osteopathy and surgery one of the nations six osteopathic colleges. Types of treatment vary widely depending largely upon whether the patient sees an . Or a . Doctor of osteopathy. Some patients May be told Only to stay in bed. Others May receive drugs which kill pain or relax Muscles. They May undergo surgery massages body manipulation or heat treatment. They May be equipped with Cor sets or braces or Pelvis pulling traction devices using weights Strung Over the foot of the bed. Just As treatments vary so do the causes of backaches. Most Are triggered doctors say by Mck strains suffered at work at play or in automobile or other accidents. But they also can results especially if you me Long weakened Back Muscles from stepping off a Curbstone or from an automobile in an awkward manner. Leaning Over the was bowl while brushing the Teeth or saving. Cutting your toenails in a cramped position. Taming in bed. Sneezing violently. Picking up a fishing Box or other relatively Light object a or As at least one sufferer reported a lifting a there a also the Case reported by one Osteopath of a woman a who injured herself after her he Send made a playful pass at her from behind while she was Wash info the floor. A Here Are some Grimmer Overall statistics on Mcka Bee a the National safety Council estimates tit Mck troubles cause 500,000 workers to be off the Job sometime during the year. This Coeta employers about $1 billion in sick pay and in wages for their replacements. A while uncomplicated mus Cular Stra in or a joint lock ing Quot As some osteopaths put it is one of the major causes of Low Mck pain a veterans a do Inis traction Survey indicates that As Many As two out of five american adults me a a herniated disc a better known As a slipped disc. Discs Are Small roundish structures consisting of a thick gelatinous material encased in a Tough ligament which act As Shock absorbers Between each pair of the spinal column s 32 vertebrae. Often As a result of a Mck injury or Strain and sometimes without obvious injury the surrounding ligament can tear allowing the Jelly like disc material to protrude and press on nerve roots. This results in pain in the Mck and of ten in the legs As Well. Quot 7----------------------- surgery is often recommended but surefire cures from surgery do not invariably occur so the value of surgery except for extreme cases is s subject of controversy among doctors a almost 50 percent of the population has some inborn Sherry Meece 17-year-old daughter of or and mrs. Fred Matee 421 East 12th st City is among the first much of 3,500 american students who have returned from Europe after being temporarily stranded by the financial collapse of the travel Agency that arranged their study Tours Sherry left the states june 28. For what was suppose to be a six week tour of Europe under the approximately $1200 guidance of the world Academy schools. She a and a girl from Grifton were accompanied by mrs. Esther Everette a teacher at Washington High school the local girls Mother received a Telephone Call tuesday evening from the Grifton girl explaining tit her daughter was Mck in the states and would arrive in Norfolk from new York that same night. Mrs. Meece later talked to her daughter in Norfolk where she is staying with an aunt. She said Sherry told her that was Fine but pretty do a a usted. A Sherry will be Mck Home today or thursday. Reactions from Many of the other students whose Tours were Cut Short varied from gloom to vocalized anger an associated press Story with a new York dateline gave this account. _ Quot it was bedlam when the students heard their trips had been Cut Short said Debbie Monk 16, of Newport news a. She was among 183 persons emergency airlifted from Switzerland tuesday to Kennedy Airport. A most of the students raised the Money Fop the trip them selves a said sister Celeste Marie Reichert of st. Edmund a High school Brooklyn chaperone to 13 girls from that school the Cost for the four weeks a Broad a s $ 1.200 up. A on monday world Academy inc., which arranged fhe trips filed in Krupcy petitions in c incan Natiw a . District court. Four of its subsidiaries also filed petitions the firms financial collapse left no funds for further feeding or accommodations tor the students hut their flights Home had been paid for in Advance with a charter airline company. Quot we were supposed to tour seven countries but we Only jaw Italy and Switzerland Quot said miss Monk a we left on june 25 and were supposed to return aug. 2.�?� a sister Grace Vincent of lady Cliff College Highland Falls a n y., said some of the .10 students she escorted my worked it for two Summers to pay for the . Quot i really think the government should make an i Vestiga lion a she said. Over cutback electrical project progressing by Hong associated press writer Seoul a the Nixon administration s plans the 60,000 Man Force in Korea caused a stir today in the South korean government which did not expect such a move until the late 1970s Belhaven air electrical Engineer employed to assist with the upgrading of to it Belha Ven Power system monday nigh told the Board of aldermen tit bids can now be let. For installation of equipment Lewis Dibble of Washington made the recommendation As he reviewed the Progress being made in upgrading the town electrical sub station he said when the work is completed More electric Power can be delivered to local Consumers Dibble said the project which will Cost about $40,000,. Is progressing according to schedule in other action mayor Charles. Boyette read the petition concerning the proposed Harry Jarvis Erab factory m East Belhaven and also read or Jarvis answering petition Ltd John Wilkinson Washington isee Belhaven. Page 12 prove anything . Ambassador William Porter called on Premier Chung a Kwon monday to Tell him of his government s desire to re did its forces it re into it la the Premier g pm Jer announced today Amer tear officials accompany i Secretary of state William p homers on his current asian tour .tw two governments a cold begin consultations Quot rather soon Quot on the troop reduction Rogers and South korean for eign minister Choi Kyu hah discussed the subject sunday in Saigon where they attended a conference of Vietnam War allies. Rogers told Choi the Nixon administration is considering a troop Cut for budgetary reasons by informed sources said hog ers assured the foreign minister the United states would not re Nege on its commitment to de fend South Korea. Against aggression from North Korea Kre adoption of budget scheduled a Tom Spencer managing edit or the Beaufort county Board of commissioners tuesday voted not to participate in the federally a sponsored medicaid m it it go tit the action came during a review of the 1970-71 county budget which was recessed in late afternoon to meet thursday night to resume the work with an Eye toward final adoption the vote not to take part in the program was three to one with commissioners Linwood Cay ton. Jack Swindell and one Boyd voting for the motion and Whisnant voting against. Chairman Alton Cay ton did not vote. The tentative budget had included $69. Too for the program or what would me amounted to a six rent Levy on each $100 in assessed property a guat ton the a assessment rate of. Is 40 per cent it the Market value of the property. The tentative budget proposed a tax rate of $1 60 compared with a rate of $1 85 for the 1969 70 fiscal year the rate drop resulted from a property reevaluation which increased property values approximately 27 per cent commissioner Linwood Cayton declared that appropriating funds for the program was tantamount to giving Board approval and said he did not approve of such an open ended plan com missioner one Road r it �?�1 Ajo r in a Imp a a lid Quot and with. A its Din t Uit to project and said he did not like it either. County attorney William Mayo said failure to Partick Pate could precipitate Legal action by the government in an attempt to Torce the county to join in the medical plan which is aimed at providing medical services to those with Low incomes Coats of the program to the county during the first six months of operation in the county according to county accountant Jay. Hodges climbed from $1,670 in january to $fi,4uq in june the Board also vote of to phase Oil to the controversial work incentive program also it see medicaid. Page 12� still thicken fog of War by Daniel de Luce View it Gen. Hoang Xuan my associated press writer is an Able spokesman dispense in Hanoi As Well As in Saigon ing with any interpreter and a visiting american can find speaking directly in English Quot proof Quot of almost anything Jef general urn commands i wants to believe about the War corps tactical zone two infant with comparable it Fervour of emotion and the same Assurance that tune is on the speak Eros Side warring leaders. In North and South Vietnam have told me alike tit they see signs in 1970 of ultimate Victory de spite the War s painful course. In this Little cockpit of Asia after a generation of struggle and five years of major Ameri can participation in commit contradictions still thicken the fog of War. Last february in Hanoi North Vietnam s foreign minis ter Nguyen Duy Trinh gave me the communists interpretation of current events the South v vietnamese masses want Independence above All else a country from which All foreign military forces. Me retreated and they will continue their patriotic self sacrifice until this is achieved because the United states is arming a huge vietnamese try divisions and five provincial governments. His forces near the 17th parallel Are South Vietnam s shield against Northern invaders. He is five years younger than president Nguyen Van Thieu his Comrade in arms and reached the rank of lieutenant general about five years later than Thieu he was born within 20 Miles of the Ben Hai River the present dividing line Between North and South Vietnam. He has Many medals for atop a Quot Why do our people continue to fight because they can to stand to live under communist said my. Quot we know tit if we like to be free we must fight. A i me 150,000 troop and thousands of territorial platoons the popular Force which Are scattered through i corp. A not one of my platoons is see ills a 2 another member of the group Steven Baines. 16, of Newport news said a a in a kind of because 1 done to think we can get our Money group were caught in France Italy Switzerland Austria Yugoslavia Greece and Germany. Army under a Small clique of a gone to the Hills not one has generals in Saigon the War will deserted be protracted. But in the end National liberation forces will prevail a few generals May flee to their secret fortunes in Switzerland and South Vietnam will arise an Independent Neutral state living in peace tit is Hanoi a version. For the Saigon governments Quot the communists say they will continue to fight 10 More years. We will fight longer and win Quot travelling from the chemically poisoned Meadows of the demilitarized zone to the Green wonderland of the Mekong Delta i met no doubters to the South vietnamese officer corp in North Vietnam the troops i saw of the people s a army looked smartly trained and appeared to be provided with the i st of the nation s resources in South Vietnam the 18 months Sincie the american a policy of Vietnam nation started have been Good for the South Vietnam army Wakyn Good Fortune is deluged Arvn with military a adware from american reserves and a i j a need an increase of 100 per cent in regular troop with american Grants. There s no mistaking the plan of the South vietnamese officer corp at this time it is not among South vietnamese leaders but ame eng some american officials in private str Starks and casual Hirs that a visitor finds doubts about the ultimate outcome North. Vietnamese leaders do my have the problem of morale among a Host of foreign advisers because they Are on. Their own the Confidence and deter-7 i nation in North Vietnam Are not displayed in an Echo chamber of foreign doubts. You ask. Quot is pacification succeeding Quot and again find Quot proof of Many answers. . And Arvn briefings say it is. Ninety per cent of South vietnamese hamlets Are now government secure according to official statistics. However an american official a see Vietnam. Page 2
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