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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - July 9, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather showers Aind. Scattered thundershowers Likely tonight be a cominger a numerous Friday highs mostly 80s lows 70. Washington daily news if you do not get your paper ,.dud 9m 2145 Between a and 7 00 o clock and one will be delivered to you establish to 1909_ten fags Washington. North Carolina thursday afternoon july 9 1970_ daily except sunday marking Doz a Banner still flies Over 17 the parallel by Daniel de Luce associated press writer the huge Crimson Banner with a Gold Star still lies at the i the parallel dividing Vietnam. Just As we remembered seeing it during a visit to North Vietnam in february. The steel flagpole 113 feet High towers on the North Bank of the Ben Hai River where Shell pocked coastal Highway no. 1 ends at a broken Bridge. Five months ago. We stood at the base of the flagpole with North vietnamese escorts my wife took color photos. We heard artillery fire in the South. A Jet flew past. Men and women in comical hats worked in the neat Rice Fields of the Northern portion of the demilitarized zone where Many of the craters from years of american bombing had been filled in. We were told the North vietnamese Farmers Felt reassured when they could look across the Green Fields to their Flag regardless of . Bombers overhead and guns firing in the dista Nee. The Flag was never lowered. We did not imagine we would Ever see it again. Now. Standing in a sandbag Tower at fire base Alpha 2, we look North four Miles across a Bleak no Many a land and glimpse the Flag a spot of red in the bluish Haze inserted we Hist Alpha 2 by a South vietnamese army helicopter it left because of occasional incoming mortars but it will come Back in is minutes to Quot extract us. The Only non vietnamese at oif Iii it to army warrant officers Eric Burns and Owen Bell of Brisbane they say newly arrived pilots seem to feel obliged to make at least one flight Over or near the North Vietnam Flag hoping to see it shot Down like the first Flag years ago it has been cited As an example of Quot Bow the other Side disregards the demilitarized zone. A the Little town of con Thien on Highway 1 used to lie near the fire base. Con Thien vanished in the Battles when the . Marines were he re in ims 1967. 1968. And much of 1960, this was known Asma Vineland then it went Back into the hands of the South vietnamese army that army a crack division is holding the former . Front and fighting As it has every year of the War gallantly. It lost two battalion commanders in action recently the 1st division is better armed and equipped by the . Military assistance command than it used to he. The divisional artillery includes american 105mm and 155mm howitzers. There Are helicopter gunships fighter bombers Loback up the infantry with vietnamese pilots. The 1st divisions american tanks Are m41 Walker bulldogs a generation old in design with gasoline engines As a glaring weakness. The vietnamese pass the word openly to visitors that they would like to have heavier Arm or larger guns and diesel Power. The divisions Supply units have plenty of american made trucks and jeeps at last with vietnamese Drivers and maintenance. There a no More caging of trucks from . Farces heroin fight researcher says rules prohibit it r4 plea made for school a Ocracoke by Tom Spencer managing editor Swan Quarter w Neil Singletary superintendent of Hyde county schools said wednesday that members of the North Carolina advisory budget commission a showed interest Quot in the problem of getting a new school facility on Ocracoke Island during a visit there tuesday. Concerning the visit and a meeting with Ocracoke leaders and members of the Hyde county Board of education Singletary said Quot Quot the commission was told about our financial situation and knows our a he declined to say what he to ought the commission might do or be Able to do to help finance a new building. Commission recommendations will go to the 1971 general Assembly. Budget advisory chairman Tom White observed during the Ocracoke visit that he did not know what the state could do but added Quot ill do everything in my Power to Singletary said no specific request had been made to the commission for assistance but interested people have been Active in behalf of the proposed project. Hyde county officials have proposed a $200,000 facility for the Island to replace the wooden see school Page 10i by Brian Sullivan a science writer new York a a Pioneer in the use of methadone to treat heroin addict charges that proposed Federal regulations. Governing Community pie Thad one pro grains contain be provisions that Are unreasonable and unworkable. Or. Vincent p. Dole of Rockefeller University said the proposed regulations were put together by the government a with essentially no consultation with knowledgeable people in the or. Doles charges made in an interview Mark the newest controversy in the Stormy history of methadone a narcotic being used increasingly in Many Community programs across the nation to help hard Core drug addicts kick the habit in a methadone program the addict is Given a dose of methadone each Day. Because it is a narcotic and is itself addictive the patient remains addicted but he does not get Quot High be a see methadone Page 10 father Dies in Georgia George Ryan age 82, of Columbus ga., father of mrs. Harry s., Hodges or. Of Beaufort county died yesterday morning after a critical illness of some five weeks. _ or and mrs. Hodges left at 7. Noon yesterday for the trip to e Columbus. Or. Ryan visited his daughter Here often Over the past 15 years and he had Many friends Here in the area. Funeral services were held this afternoon from the Striffer Ila by funeral Home in Columbus a. Wai ter h Mayo $20,000 new limit to Farmers by Lawrence l. A cumin associated pres writer w Ashington api in an unexpected turnabout the Senate has voted a $20.000 annual limit on the amount a Farmer can. Be paid for not growing crop. The proposal is Given a Good Chance of becoming Law chief targets of the move Are Lush cop subsidy payments to targe corporations Banks state governments and other giant land holders who have received individual a payment of More than $4 million for keeping land out of production. Sen. James o. Eastland do $146,001 in subsidy payments on his Sunflower county miss., Cotton Plantation voted against the measure which curbs payments to producers of wheat Cotton and feed grains just a year ago the Senate refused. 53 to 34. To approve an identical subsidy limit. Spurred by arguments the program has strangled the Small family farm it was supposed to help and angered City dwellers the see ale approved it 40 to 35, wednesday. The vote which surprised aides of sen Ralph t Smith a ill who introduced the amendment highlighted action on the pending agricultural appropriations Bill for fiscal 1971. But the Senate also voted $500 million to enable expansion of the food stamp program for needy families and increased loan and Grant funds to help Rural communities Budd water treatment and sewerage facilities. The subsidy curb is expected to win acceptance in the House which twice has passed similar measures Only to see them killed in conference with the Senate the Senate vote was criticized by the National Farmers organization and by farm Bureau leaders. Quot this will be detrimental to the program a said Edgar Hail of it. Vernon 111., president of no. Quot its going to destroy a Nixon unveils plans for protecting environs a .an it knt Amin associated press writer Washington it apr with signs pointing toward creation of two new agencies the White House unveils Inda a plan for reorganizing the Federal governments environmental Protection procedures a n Aliona i i Toca no graphic a my atmospheric administration a would be placed in the Commerce department. It would m rmffi1 or run inn meat to. Enee services administration Interior m Ean resources and comme Xeia i fishing act hot teas the great lakes Survey now under the army corps of Kongi Neerav and oceanographic fun Tom rained nut Tiv the attn Nett science foundation the Navy Ami const guard this would Quot team the Interior department with its traditional role of developing natural re sources a a a president ii commission headed by Roy i Ash. Presi Dent of Litton industries had been reported on the verge of accepting flickers View that environment Protection and re sources management should i combined a Fader one depart men but the commission Reeoma mended last month that govern men programs separate environment from resources the Tyree member Council on environmental Quality Given the task of coordinating ail government activities concerned with the environment was created la is january in drilled sources Sau presi Dent Nison would propose the two agencies one wider the i remd enl to enforce Proie limn i it of the pm tronnier at a Hie of i to within the Commerce me Palm Cut. To oversee Etc Iron mental planning and manage ment programs such an approach would run contrary to he recommendation a or Riv-tai�?.,1 the Isle roof Wjt Hukel who has suggested his department should have a to Mitty per natural Moorea and the environment Hickey contends Environ men Tat Protection and resource management cannot the Sepa rat i d a Niaj. Thev go together like Ham and eggs sources said tin president a i an would take the fight against air pollution from the department of health. Educa Tion and welfare and place to under a new environmental Prat my on administration a Quot the new r. Agit Ryf. Operating under guidance id the White House also would take Over the fight a tuns water pollution now headed by Interior As Well As some radiation safety fun tons from the atomic Energy com Mission sources Saij a the second new Agency the staff photo by Utch Froid troubled l Eaf tideland clinic work reported m or by a Iwu. Ii going to a sir Mayo kites get Del participate Quot j a Roland Nekon Are Siren scheduled Roland Nelson president of the Nebraska farm Bureau in Tsee farm Page 10l sunday Walter hurtle Mayo age 78, died wednesday morning at 4 30 of clock in Beaufort county Hospital after years of declining health. Death was attributed to a heart condition. Funeral services will be held sunday afternoon at 1 30 of clock from the mount Hebron disciple Church of Christ with the Rev a r Lovick officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill cemetery. Randolph funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The body will remain at the funeral Home until one hour prior to the service at which time it will be taken to the Church to lie in state. The family is at. The Home 308 old fort drive City. Or Mayo spent his entire life in Washington where he was a known and highly respected citizen. Born october 26, 1891, he was the son of the late Redmond and Emma Mayo and received his education in local schools in 1914 he was married to the former Hattie Equard of this a see May Page 10 Hackney firm hikes w Ages j. A Hackney amp sons inc., local truck body manufacturer today announced a general waft increase for its hourly paid employees. This increase averages approximately eight and one half cents per hour and will Benefit approximately 150 employees. In marking this the third such pay increase in the past 12-month period Hackney management related that these pasting re ases have yielded an average of 27 cents per hour per employee. D. Thomas Boyd Plant manager of the firm said Quot it makes us quite Happy to be Able to announce this substantial increase in pay for our employees. Their continued Fine work and excellent spirit has yielded a further increase in productivity which is directly responsible for the company being Able to Reward their of Forte we Are pleased that we Are in a position to sustain a policy of our company which yields wage increases for our employ yes whenever economically justified Quot w Hen to pen Leaf Industry having trouble Wrights Ville Beach n c. It a with the 1970 flue cured tobacco marketing season Only two to three weeks away the Industry is having in preceded ted difficulty Selling opening dates and Selling regulations for its of Market from Virginia to Florida the Industry wide marketing committee a 35-Man Volunteer group that has been seeking to develop a coordinated Market tag committee a 35-Man Volunteer group that has been seek ing to develop a coordinated marketing schedule for All belts will meet in Raleigh monday to take action. The committee will consider a plan drafted by an 11 Man Sute a committee. It would permit the North Carolina Border Belt to open with South Carolina. Geor Gia and Florida but the big Eastern North Carolina Belt would have to wait until a month later. Both the Eastern. Belt and the smaller adjoining North Carolina Middle Belt have been push tag for limited Early openings. Some buying interests oppose Plai a it to spread their staffs of buyers Over too Large an area at one . S. Edmondson of Rocky mount president of the Eastern Carolina w a r e h o e _ association said wednesday that the Quot Date for the opening of the Georgia Florida Belt Quot will make a lot of difference Quot to Worth Carolina Farmers. He made his remarks in Wrightsville Beach where the Bright Belt warehouse association ended a four Day meeting today it Eastern Stoit after corp tetting their work in Georgia the 12-Momber Georgia tobacco advisory Board will meet at Macon Friday to recommend an opening Date to be set by agriculture commissioner Tommy Irvin. Florida representatives will be there and Are expected to concur in the action also on Kridl a. The South Carolina warehouse association will hold an it pen meeting at Flor Erice mar Ion a a. F Owler of Lake Quot 11 \ a i. A be Cut a a secret a by it said but a gape la Tion would an a ouija starting Date by ear for Flay after not a v a a a tobacco Page la Ltd it Walton a room chairman it old Larid mental health Hotiu the purpose of task be i to acquaint the Public with the operation of the tideland mental health Center the Center first opened in 1987 with a part time from Kinston in july of 1967 the clinic psychiatrist resigned and for about a six months period recruitment was Cun ducted to secure a full time director. Ralph was hired january i 1068 As administrative director of the Center a that time the Center was a Foum Rounsv apr Lattim consisting of Beaufort Washington Tyr Rem and Hyde counties with the coyly commissioners in. Thl four counties being the mental health authority and appoint my representatives to the tideland mental health enter Board Beaufort county had five representative i it to tuii county four. Terreh and Hyde each in october <9 1968. Jyh a rain county chose Tohe conf al ciliated Jobu in a up a a Ltd Umi we have Teet n voc county mental he who cer operator since that time the tideland Board which is responsible for the opera i on a i the dime is appointed by the county Rani mis sinners is the five counties numbers 19 Many of these Board members must drive Long distances m order to attend Board meetings and conduct the affairs of the Center we a e found an unusually dedicated group of count appointees who have worked very very hard to a enable the Center to Progress we 1urte seed the Ceil Topf grew from one person in january Ltd 1968. To a 13 full and part tone professional personnel which include a full Jime psychiatrist a Lull time administrative director a full time psychiatric social worker a full title alcoholism coordinator a Ottil time alcoholism Counselor a counties three representatives 1 see Broome Paite id i m 800 million cavities 20 million toothless As a nation our Mouths Are in horrible shape if torn editors note collectively speaking americans Mouth is in horrible shape. As a nation we have 800 million cavities and 20 million of our people Are tooth less. This article the fourth in a a series on Many a common ilk reporte. What a being done to prevent or repair these dental ravages. By Frank Carey a science writer Providence r. I. Apr late one night or. Milton to Dosh of Brown University was driving Pell Mell through downtown Providence when a police Cruiser Siren screaming flagged him Down. A a what a the big Rush mister a demanded the policeman. A Well you see officer Quot said Hodosh Quot in be got this Baboon in the trunk Quot you be got a what in the trunk Quot interrupted the policeman. A Only a Baboon a replied Den Tish Hodosh by this time nervously opening the trunk where a sleepy 80-Pound Baboon Lay with his Quot hairy head jutting from a zippered Case. Quot in a carrying him from the University to my own lab across town. He a been Tranquili Zed but the drugs wearing off. And these Baboons can be a fully vicious when they re entirely awake a i gotta hurry i can get him into a Cage. In a experimenting with plastic Teeth in a i thought id seen everything on this jobs but this bears Emall a said the officer. Quot drive on the late night dash related by Hodosh is symbolic of the race against time bacteria and other problems being run by dental researchers trying to Stem or better repair the ravages on the collective american Mouth. Gum it to death dentally speaking the nation is in a horrible condition. A dental decay affects up to staff of Fedoto by Litchfield 98 per cent of the population and is the most common physical defect among adults and adolescents. There Are currently an estimated 80� million unfilled Quot deca de Teeth cavities in the us population. The average child on reaching school age has three decayed Teeth the average 15-year-old has it. A an estimated 20 million. Americans have lost All their natural Teeth because of periodontal disease a mysterious gum and tooth socket malady popularly known As Quot Pyo Rhea Quot of the 90 Milhon us. Adulte who retain some of their Teeth. 67 million have some sign of the disease and 30 million of them have reached the advanced stages a at least perhaps As Many As one half of . School children have or will develop maroc Clusin improper alignment of Teeth severe enough to require treatment by dental specialists called new it ording leaded May lose by by John Lang a pm Iati Drra a writer Washington a. The governments move to ban Lead from gasoline would be stopped by last minute wording inserted Irtle House passed glean air Bill say administration sources language lightning the conditions under which Lead could be outlawed was introduced by rep. David Satterfield a visit whose District includes the nation a two largest producers of Lead for the measure passed last month gives the department of health education and welfare Power to prohibit fuel ingredients that endanger Public health but Only after making findings based on Quot relevant medical and scientific evidence officials at hew a National air pollution control administration have told Congress that under this wording they done to believe they could justify Banning Lead in gasoline a when you look at the wording it Clear that Congress has no intention if permitting us to take a Liberal interpretation of the Taw and ban Lead a says an hew source. The Senate has yet to act on the Bill. The Nixon administration pro an postal did not put the Burden of proof on hew it allowed the Secretario set standards Lor it Lead based Jan information obtained from fuel manufacturers Quot or any other information available to him a a such information includes a growing body of evidence that Lead is accumulating in higher than Normal amounts in human bodies and in the food Chain. What effect this has on Wutnans Over the Long term is not Well established but Many scientists Are urging that use of Lead be curtailed a Eiore any disastrous effects become known. Sources at hew say Lead Likely would he phased out of Auto fuels Over a five year period if the Agency were allowed to base its decision in such information r the More restrictive wording was offered during a closed Sute committee hearing by Satterfield. Whose Richmond District includes the Headquarters of the 4 Ethyl Carp and a huge facility of Dupont the two biggest makers of Tetra Ethyl Lead for . Satterfield rejects any suggestion he weakened the wording to accommodate powerful interests in his District

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