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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - July 17, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather f fair through Urray highs saturday lews tonight m Mountain a 80s elsewhere. Washington daily news established 1909 ten pages Washington. North Carolina fro a afternoon. July 17, 1970 if you do not get your paper. Dial m6-8143 i tween 8.90 and 7 00 o clock and one wll he delivered to you daily except sunday City budget Given Okay the Washington City Council altar Dot scrutiny involving 10 work sessions has adopted a 170-71 budget of 13,. 1,171 subject Only to last minute Interior fund transfers. The City tax rate will remain at is 65 Nasser flies Home from soviet Union by the associated press president Gamal Abdel Nas ser flew Home from Moscow to a Day after extended talks on the Middle East situation with the me ninth Kremlin. It was believed in Moscow that the egyptian president and his hosts worked out their response to the new . Peace proposals for the Middle East. But no word of what they decided has leaked out soviet military Aid to Egypt also was certainly discussed. Nasser was in the soviet capital for 19 Days and is believed to have undergone a medical checkup during his stay. Results of this also have not been made Public meanwhile a air Force Mission was winding up a two Day visit to Israel the visit was described officially As a fac finding tour but disclosure of it heightened speculation that the Nixon administration is planning some sort of gesture As a partial counter to the growing soviet involvement in Egypt there have been unconfirmed reports that ships of the . 6th Fleet or a . Air Force Squadron might visit Israel to demonstrate american support for the israelis. The visiting Mission is from the air Force strike command and is headed by the commands Deputy chief. It. Gen. James Edmundson the . Embassy said the Mission is on a biennial study tour of the i die East. There was More military action on israelis Frontier with Lebanon which israeli troops crossed before Dawn thursday for a reprisal raid during which they blew up three buildings in a Frontier Village the israeli military command in Tel Aviv said an army patrol killed four Arab guerrillas in a Brief clash in the same area thursday night. He said there were no israeli casualties the command also reported that guerrillas in Lebanon fired mortars during the night at the Frontier Village of Medulla in the Northeast Panhandle. There were no casualties or damage the command a Aid today was the second anniversary of the coup that brought president Ahmed Hassan al Bakr to Power in Iraq and Baghdad radio said thousands of civilians watched a massive four hour military Parade through the iraqi capital the broadcast said thousands paraded singing dancing chanting anti american slogans and carrying portraits of al Bakr hailing him As a the Leader of the Arab struggled the president said in a policy statement thursday night that iraqis defense budget has risen by More than $300 million since the 1967 Middle East War. He called for an intensified confrontation with Israel on All fronts. this year s budget the largest in the City s history provides for an increase of $515.000 Over last years budget of $2.996.748 de Wyatt City manager explained however that the apparent increase represents no totally new programs by the City but is for the most part expenditures for capita improvement carrying out last years electric system expansion he said approximately $300.000 of the $815,000 is included from the electric Bond Issue passed in the City last november this Money utilized for capital improvement has to be included in the budget according to Wyatt a because of its close association with actual operations since the City is a doing most of the improving another $45,670 is added to this year s figures because of the increased revenues gained from the county reassessment. A final estimated $173,000 is added in an anticipated electric Power Revenue increase a but a Wyatt cautioned a the increased Revenue anticipated from Power sales is offset by an increase of approximately $78,000 in increased Cost to the City to provide the additional Power. Jim Bowen City Cerk said that Quot like All local govern ments the City is experiencing growing pains in terms of services required which is making it increasing harder to find the funds to do the Wyatt explained that All requests for additional personnel had to be Cut out of the budget. The recreation fire police and. Electric departments had requested one additional full Lune employee each. A in spite of the problems Quot Wyatt further explained a we were Able to provide approximately five percent increase in salary for full time employees funeral slated for Paul infant Belhaven a funeral services for Dawn Aleene Paul 11-month-old daughter of David w. Dee and Darleen Keyzer Paul will be held saturday at 2 . At the Paul funeral Chapel Here with c. C. Turner officiating. Burial will follow in the Davis cemetery at rung. The infant died thursday in the. Fungo District Hospital Here. Surviving besides its parents Are a sister Denise Marie Paul of the Home paternal Grandfather e. R Paul of it. I Paniego and maternal grandparents or. And. Mrs. John. Keyzer of it. I Pantego. Watershed approved Washington a the House agriculture committee approved thursday the 56,300-acre upper Bay River watershed project in Pamlico county n. C. The total Cost would be $1,834,000 with the Federal government share $946,000. Food Aid to Vietnam triples by Don Kendall a farm writer Washington it a it a the administration s Vietn Amiza Tion policy More than tripled the amount of u. S military Aid Given to Saigon last year under the food for peace program nearly $106 million in. Food Aid Money was channelled into South Vietnam military spending last year according to a White House report. Quot the increase in the size of vietnamese armed forces Dur ing the past year and the on Gowty Walt of the War corporation announces Purchase of Bald head Island off coast for ailing Economy tiny gains acclaimed by administration economists As Long awaited turning Point have Given special importance to this budget support a the report said members of Congress have had Access to the report sent to them by president Nixon for the military Aid provided South Vietnam under food for peace involves the Sale of . Farm commodities in return for that country a currency. Commonly about no per cent is kicked Back to the Saigon government in direct Grants for military spending with the balance retained for use by ., farces in South Vietnam. Since Congress approved the Aid. Program in 1954�?officially titled the a agricultural Trade development and assistance act Quot South Vietnam has received $520.7 million in military Aid Money through the food program. About two thirds of the total was granted in the past four years according to government m nn1s the High Point was in 1966 during the Johnson administration when $145.6 million was Given to South Vietnam s military operation. The annual amount dwindled in 1967 and 1968 but new agreements negotiated last year by the . State depart ment. Boosted the 1969 Grants to $105.8 million. According to a provision in the 1954 act the United states can specify such Grants for the a common defense of the country receiving the commodities. In the Case of South Vietnam the products have mostly involved Rice wheat Cotton Corn Dairy products and tobacco. Virtually All the military Aid funds Are parcelled out by the Agency for International development and the defense department. About $1.5 billion in a common defense Quot funds have been handed out to various countries Over the past 15 years. Korea was a major recipient but last year was Cut Back to about $32 million. The korean total is nearly $565 million since the program began. Korea and South Vietnam have accounted for More than two thirds of the Quot common de Fensel Grants Over the years when queried government officials pointed out the military Aid funds were a Small part of the Over All $18 6 billion in . Farm products exported under food for peace since 1954. A besides Quot one official said a Vietnam needs the food and it will do some Good the Money it generates for them will help the Saigon government pay for their War costs and relieve . food for peace was extended for two years in 1968 and expires next dec 31. It has enjoyed bipartisan support in Congress and has provided one of the most important outlets for surplus farm production. Doctors report migrant workers reduced to Quot sub human status Quot by Peggy Simpson associated press writer Washington a doctors investigating conditions of migrant farm workers in Texas and Florida say they found a thousands of our fellow citizens manipulated and managed in such a Way As to reduce them to sub human in preliminary reports to a Senate subcommittee the doctors told of medieval living quarters dangerous working conditions a death rate for mothers and infants up to a third higher than the National average. The doctors Are part of the Field foundation team that sent Shock Waves across the nation three years ago with its report of hunger and malnutrition in Mississippi. A the Field trip to Mississippi in May 1967 uncovered hunger and misery of a degree which startled and outraged us a the report said. A the succeeding three years have shown modest improve ment. But this time in Florida we find destitution and exploitation of men women and children which we would be ashamed to describe were we not so horrified by their in Texas the report continued a intestinal parasitism was a striking finding. Rickets scurvy pellagra Arib Flavino Sis Vitamin a deficiency and protein malnutrition were prominent a or Henry s. Lipscomb of the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston said a recently there have been three deaths from polio a Strong indication of the Lack of Basic medical service and inoculations in this or. Ray Wheeler said one Florida Camp on the Edge of a swamp a was i am certain the closest equivalent to slave quarters that could exist in what we consider to be a free he said housing units had been hauled in on trucks and set a by Mehling. Grafi a Asci Oriard pres writer Washington apr a tiny gain in National output and a tiny slowdown of inflation have been acclaimed by administration economists As the a gang awaited turning Point Adf a ill ing Economy the broadest measure of economic growth real Gross. National product or a real Gnu a gained three tenths of 1 per cent in the april june Quarter the Commerce department announced this followed two quarters of decline although insignificant in amount the trend indicated the business slowdown had hit. On school Issue Bottom and turned up. It seemed to be a guarantee against any serious recession. High administration officials provided this forecast of limited and gradual gains during the rest of this Vear and into 1971 a a Small further increase in real Gnu in the present Quarter. Followed by a larger jump in the fourth Quarter but amounting Only to a growth rate of 2 to 3 per cent Over the next six months. A some further Rise of unemployment officials believe the worst is yet to come even though the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 a per cent in june after hitting 5 per cent in a Lief. A it web above 5 per cent i some of the months ahead administration economists predicted before a gradual improvement takes hold it a nudged that unemployment would not dip to 4 per cent until possibly to let int a an easing of interest rates reflected by this Tali in better mortgage terms Anil reviving Home building activities a a gradual slowing of Price increases to a rate of .1 to a per cent by the end of the year on the most comprehensive barometer of Infra turn the so called a a Gnu deflator w Inch measures Price movement at every level of production and do Morton in the Economy. Although members of the president s Council of Keo nomic advisers were jubilant the pickup they had been forecasting had occurred some additional evidence of the Long Purchase Price not mentioned High Point v a 1 a raid head Island near South it my by the Landing t Ulm far r Carp. Was announced today by w r. Henderson chairman and spokesman or the organization the. Purchase Price was not mentioned the 12.isn acre Island has been tin us Eccl of a swirling High court under new pressure for a special summer session up off the ground on Concrete blocks. His guide told him the a scamp has just opened and will be moved again in a few months to avoid or. Allan. C. Mermann compared the living quarters Camp near Homestead fla., with the prisons of the Spanish inquisition he said Long cinder Block Sheds were divided into single rooms without heat and contain a single electric outlet a cooking is done on a kerosene stove whose smoke covers the Walls there being no vent or Chimney Quot Mermann said. Quot the absence of refrigeration and storage space provides major difficulties for a family living in an 8 by 14-foot room. A Hundred feet away is the Public washroom divided into Section for men and women but without a water closet and often without or. Gordon Harper said in see migrants Page 10 by Barry schwe1d associated press writer Washington a the supreme court is under new pressure for a special summer session on the legality of neighbourhood desegregation plans permitting All White and All Black schools in Large cities. The latest plea came from the Little Rock ark., school Board with a warning that conflicting decisions by Federal appeals courts would produce chaos and confusion unless the a a up a court settles the Issue before school Bells ring in september counties pay up for medicaid Raleigh it a it a a depart ment of social services spoke Man save two of the seven counties which were late with their july payments for the medic act program made tin payments thursday. They were Richmond and Beaufort Coon ties. The spokesman also said thai Robeson county which had not paid its june Bill made its pay ments for both june and july this month the other counties which still Haven t made their july pay ments Are Ashe. Bladen Madi son Mitchell and Washington this is the third month a num ber of counties have been late in paying their medicaid Bills in addition a number of coun ties have refused to appropriate enough funds to cover their share of welfare programs for this fiscal year the social services commissioner Clifton Craig has de scribed the situation As the most serious his department i the social services Board at a meeting wednesday naked gov. Bob Scott to decide whether to Cut off welfare funds from the Reca Citra lit counties or Tajc them to court the chairman of the social services Board. John Jordan. The Appeal for a special sum Mer session and validation of the neighbor hot i i incest declared there would always last me a racially identifiable Quot schools artless children were bused several Miles. The reason the Board said is a the tendency of the people in this country North South East or West to reside in. Those areas of a City populated by other Citi Zens of their race the Board appealed rum a. 5 2 Quot decision by the its. Court of appeals in st Louis that disapproved a student assignment plan based primarily on assigning children to schools in their neighbourhood the Tea Jority which included Harry a. Black mini no a supreme court Justice said the geographical zones tended to perpetuate rather Hart Eliot Nate segregation a since most of Little rack s negroes live in the Eastern a part of the City the appeals court suggested one Means of attaining Tiller integration would be a a strip zone Fig drawing of it Sec court. Page 10 a tobacco growers vote to continue controls promised slowdown from inflation All recognized the improvement was modest indeed the curbing of inflation All conceded had then More pain Ful in terms of Job a him. Lost profits depressed housing markets and tight Money than the Nixon administration had Antici a ted when it set its course of gradual restraint 18 months ago but the turnaround seemed to refute charges of critics that the adm Mist ratty to had misjudged and mismanaged the Economy to seemed Likely to diminish support for standby wage hike Price controls in Congress and provide some Assurance to re publican candidates the voters will find the Economy on the up Grade by the november congressional elections the a real Gnu Quot has assumed tar greater importance As the measure of National economic Heath in the past two years than the Ordinary Gnu which measures the value of All goods and serve is Quot produced in cur rent dollars meaning inflated dollars this Gnu Rose in the second Quarter by 4 5 per rent to a seasonally adjusted rate of about $970,1 Milton a year tha t increase a compare Tive to Small one. Resumed Aupiu to 1 by Hod to to entirely from to. Ent i. A to aft Tuit. Crease in i ices a it registered by the Gnu deflator the first Quarter showed a 8.1 per cent increase in the deflator a Beaufort county flue cured tobacco growers a like those in six Southeastern states a have voted overwhelmingly for continuation of production controls and Price supports for three More years the Uno final count was t .936 for to 72 against. A a a a. A they also voted to continue to assess themselves to support tobacco associates inc which works to boost flue cured Leaf. Growers in North Carolina and South Carolina voted on this Issue. The unofficial vote in Beaufort county was 1,278 for to 51 against. Heaviest voting in the 25 in Beaufort was at the a a by Community Box in Bath District and the lightest was in a District in Richland District. %. Virtually Complete figures compiled by the u. S depart ment of agriculture showed 126.420 votes cast thursday for continuing the program and Only 2.770 opposed a favourable vote the total vote was Down considerably from 1%7 when the last flue cured tobacco referendum was held but the margin of approval was lip about i per cent British Royalty flue cured growers in North Carolina and South Carolina also voted overwhelmingly to continue to assess themselves to support in which works to to most the Export of flue cured Leaf 4rol program by slates a a North Carolina 85,813 for and 1,125 against South Carolina 15,286 for and 143 against. Virginia 13.235 to Randji. A Post Georgia �0,183 for and t64 against. Florida. .1,814 for and 62 against Alabama 89 for and 3 against in North Carolina 82.849 voted for and 2.480 voted against a proposal to continue for three years a up to $1 to sup port tobacco associates. In South Carolina. 14.084 voted for and 926 against increase my the i97u tobacco associates assessment rate from. 40 cents to $1 3ft acre. And 13,862 voted for Niel against a proposal to Rais it the maximum tobacco associates assessment from �40 cent to $2 per acre in the 1967 referendum 96 5 it fee Leaf vote. Page 10 but officials were Quick to Point out the Gnu deflator in. Dex s level Ca nne the ten 11 a r de Quarter to Quarie mad actual slowing of inflation from the first to second Quarter actually was Only about one troth and i per cent they said and consumer prices have not yet joined in the slowdown at tin wholesale level in the Industrial materials Market the Gnu deflator reports the production rate in terms of 1958 Dott amp is thus eliminating the ele a a ment of inflation some of the major segments of this Index Are weighted a Aero dog to the volume of purchases at each season of the year so the make up of the Index shifts from sea son to season. For instance automobiles Small in volume in the Winter but Large in the Spring accounted for much of the apparent slowdown in prices from the first to the second Quarter loan approved Washington a apr the department of housing and Urban development has approved a loan of Eli million to the mount airy. N housing a in construction of no Low real housing units forty will be for the elderly a a the units in single family and Row Type structures Stu in built on five Sites controversy for months gov Bob Scott who has said he thinks the slate should own he Island was not immediately available for comments spokesman w to released the Antoum ement said Henderson was out of the City until monday Frank Star Roll of Charlotte who Quot owned the Semi tropical is land. Reportedly has been asking $5 3 million for the property. Roy Sowers jr., director of the state department of conservation am development said he would have no immediate comment on the announced Sale Carolina Cape fear recently renewed its option to Purchase the property it announced ear Lier this year it planned to develop a Plush resort on the uninhabited Island the company advertised is land luts for a al despite Contention. Ley the Scott adminis ration that the government can. Block private Access to the Island gun Scott has contended the Island should lie conserved in its natural state for study and Public recreation Scott had set up a. Nonprofit organization headed by former Mise _ of tile Island the nature conservancy a National nonprofit organization had offered to Advance the Money to Purchase the Island and hold it until the state could raise the funds Henderson told potential investors in Kain High april a that his firm was financially Able to exercise its option. Banks my Kef harlot Tok apr the comptroller of thi currency has approved the merger of the merger of the North Carolina National Bank and the state ?t13l Haik it ttjotna5 Viher. Grants Wallund a Tony a Ivor three Grants tor police science education at three Eastern North car tins educational institutions were announced Friday by item Talter Jones. The largest was an so hmm Grant to Beaufort it oilily Quot technical Institute. Others include 92.7.non to Pitt technical Institute and it my of to East. Carolina University. Jones said the Grants will help expand the existing to i ice science programs by providing equipment textbooks and tuition the Grants Are from he department of Justice. Law e of Orre ment a assistance programs 2 electrocuted West of Raleigh Raleigh apr two me were electrocuted today when their truck came in Contact with a live wire near instead stab1 Park West of Raleigh the names of the men who worked for Asplundh tree expert co., were withheld pending notification of relatives. Their Foreman t. L. Grin Stead said the Crew was positioning the truck to dig a to e to replace a bad Power pie. The truck Boom came in Contact with a live wire. Grinstead said the Driver got out of the truck and As soon As he touched the ground the charge hit him. A lineman attempted to pull the Driver from the truck and also was electrocuted. Prince Charles views capital by Moonlight by Frances associated press writer Washington apr visiting Prince Charles viewed the nations capital by Moonlight on his first Day in the United states and left All of has touring party but a game David Eisenhower to Hind to walk Down 898 Steps inside the Washington Monument. David later admitted it was a heavy going at first a while the ladies including Princess Anne Julie Eisenhower and Trina Nixon had opted for an elevator Down. A we were Chicken a Julie explained laughingly of the thurs Day night experience the Prince Abo occupied the spotlight earlier in the Busy Day at Camp David my. Mis shoot ing i Wess dazzled the Nixon family and a skeet Range Opery tor when he scored three Dou Hies in a Row during a shooting exhibition. The Royal youngsters and president Nixon a daughters and so in Law appeared to be getting along Well at the outset of the free Day private visit of the Prince and Princess their first to the United states. They were applauded by a crowd of about a thousand gathered at the Steps of the Lincoln memorial when they stopped there during an hour Long night tour by presidential limousine blonde Princess Anne sur prised observers by appearing to be aloof and unsmiling much of the time she was publicly visible. President Nixon gave the 21 year old Prince olt Wales he r to the British throne and his a year old sister a Royal Welcome with fanfares by the army her Aid trumpets. A Rule Brit Laniau played by the Marine baud and a reported turnout of-5.618 White House staff families tourists and diplomats checked onto the South Lawn in 90 degree heat he told the Royal guests we want you to feel very much at Home in your Brief stay. We want you to get to know the capital. Our Congress and our baseball team a All of which Are on their sight seeing scheduled then the president promised a to get out of sight a him Sel l a so you can feel completely at Home with Young people while you Are Here a. Toncia Julie and David invited 15 Young friends and three relatives from around the country to attend the informal Camp David Barbecue with their Royal guests. They All dressed in Slacks and flew to the Maryland Mountain Retreat in two of tie presidents helicopters with Prince Charles Riding in the presidents seat the White House planned a menu including hot dogs hamburgers and steaks reporting later everyone preferred Steak before dinner David and the Prince Rode bikes did their skeet shooting and took a swim in the Pool along with some of the other Royalty Page 10
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