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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - June 8, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaIt # a weather War and Cool a a am Jirm in Low 00� sunny a Fri Little warmer Turanda i Cha in Low 10a Washington Davit news if you do not get your paper ,.dial 4-�4fi Fatwa at in i 1 of o clock pc acid on Wal be Law Liva Radl to jew established in Boht pages Washington a monday Ai i�6nooh, Jume Al 197q Tauy fax Cit sunday u. S. Price control history confusing . Trades Money for thai troops in Vietnam gov. Scott Only w works w Ith pushes state amendments Peoples support time out for a lick of ice Mansfield praises change in hew by Kenneth j. Freed Antory a Ted press writer Washington apr a Senate subcommittee hat re leased testimony disclosing a secret Money for troops agree ment Between the United states and Thailand under which Bangkok sent 10.000 men to Vietnam in Exchange for 1200 million the pact according to an extensively censored summary of hearings seven months ago. Was signed on the ambassadorial level nov 9, 1907 Scott seeks gop Aid in Senate although existence of the Accord. Was denied at the time. Thailand announced nov. 14, two it was meeting n Tattoo it Ira meeting a 1 request and sending a division of volunteers to fight in South Vietnam Missouri Democrat Stuart Symington. Chairman of the1 Senate foreign relations subcommittee that held the Heer mrs. Coupled disclosure of the agreement sunday with a letter to Secretary of state William p Rogers asking for details of Ama Ricen Aid to Thailand in Exchange for sending troops to Cambodia a Well As to South Vietnam the testimony during a week of closed hearings last november indicated the United states would cover the coot of training equipping and Oversea allowances for a thai division in South Vietnam this a chanted providing logistic support. And mustering out Bonus for the Sal the beside such Aid. The United see Thailand. Page 9 by Walter r. Mear8 associated press writer Washington apr Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield says Elliot Richardson will have no trouble being confirmed As president Nixon s Secretary of health education and welfare and he has praised the switch that is sending Robert 11. Finch to the White Rouse High command. Quot i m very Happy that a real pro is going to be in the White House very close to the president Quot Mansfield said after Nixon announced Finch is leaving hew to become a counsellor to the president. To head that vast and troubled Agency save for the Penta gon the biggest in government Nixon chose Richardson undersecretary of state and a Man with a reputation As a top administrator. Sen. Jacob k. Javits r-n.y., said Finch would tremendously strengthen the White House staff Quot and open new channels of communication and cooperation Between the president the Congress and the said Richardson Quot Quot is a splendid Public servant and should be Able to head this vital Complex department admirably Richardson 49, is a former lieutenant governor and actor it see Finch Page 8� Peru quake site s is unbelievable by Isaac a. Levi associated press writer aboard a Usan c130 Over Peru apr a grandstand View of death and destruction swept beneath a big . C130 cargo plane As it dropped supplies to survivors of earthquake torn North Central Peru sunday. Quot unbelievable a said the Pilot capt. Bill Hudspeth a Vietnam Veteran As he guided the big Hercules up the 80-mile Huayllas Canyon a worse than anything i have seen in my Hudspeth Shook his head in disbelief As the transport passed Over what was left of Kuraz once a City of 50,000 at the Southern Entrance to the Canyon 180 Miles North of Lima. Half the buildings had crumbled. Not a single roof remained intact. The government says the earthquake a week ago May have killed 30,000 or More people a United nations observer says the count More Likely will exceed 50,000. An estimated 100,000 More Are homeless injured or both. Hudspeth reached for the throttle and headed his giant Craft 21 Miles up the Gorge to Anta the target of the Airdrop. Anta a Village of about 2,000 was devastated but by some Freak of terrain enough of the towns tiny Airstrip was spared from avalanches that hurtled Down the 18,000-foot Andes to leave it still useable by Small aircraft. A Quarter ton of sleeping bags blankets and food rations was packed in plastic wrapped survival kits and stapled into 12 Large crates. The Back Bay of the plane lifted open As Anta came into View Ami the crates were shoved out two at a time As the Hercules made six passes Over the runway. A few Miles further up the Canyon was Bungay which used to be Home for some 33,000 people. All that could be seen of it were the tops of four Palm Trees where the town Square had been and a statue of Christ with arms outstretched which marked the Hilltop cemetery. A slide of rocks and mud two to three Miles wide had hurtled dear across both Banks of the see quake. Page 8 events draw Large crowds by Carl p. Lel b8dorf a political writer Washington a sen. Hugh Scott is quietly obtaining pledges of support from his gop colleagues in Case of a bid to unseat him As Senate Republican Leader next january. Sources dose to the Pennsylvania senator say that As of now he would win votes from 27 of the 43 gop members with one More said to be Uncertain that would give Scott a tighter grip on the leaders spot than last september when he was elected 24 to 19 Over sen. Howard h. Baker jr., r-tenn., following the death of Everett Mckinley Dirksen rumbles have persisted that conservative Republican senators who have always been opposed to Scott plan to mount a Challenge when the 9<2nd Congress opens in january. Gop conservatives ire increased late last year when Scott turned on the president and voted against his supreme court nomination of Clement f. Haynsworth. There also have been indications lately of Strain Between Scott and his Deputy sen. Robert p. Griffin of Michigan but the gop Leader insists they have no serious differences Scott says he sometimes takes a deliberately softer line against administration opponents than Griffin because As party Leader he would have to be involved in Compromise discussions. The november elections however could hold the key to any successful drive against Scott. Only 10 republicans seats including Scott so Are up in the elections compared with 25 democratic seats. Budget on Council Agenda the proposed 1970-71 budget is one of the items which will occupy the City Council at its monthly meeting Here tonight. Other items on the Agenda include the awarding of transformer bids. All american City application garbage collection july 4 Holiday for City employees taxi rate increase and Speed limit or Wake Law off waterfront. Public hearings Are scheduled on a rezoning request by Delmar Dixon and approval of Mobile Home Park by Granville Lillevand Progress reports will be1 heard from the Brown Library and grounds and building maintenance. Durham a gov Boh Scott today Ury Ltd adoption of All seven constitutional Amend meets which will be presented to North Farbota a a. To a it Quot it Ember especially the amendment galling for s major rear of state government Scott said in a speech prepared for the North Carolina Liona club at then annual con Ventom in la re organisation amendment Quot is a serious Effort to improve a Structure that aim desperately Needa to be the amendment would require the general Assembly to reduce the state s 317 administrative department v agencies and offices to 25 by july 1, 1975 Scott also briefly outlined the six Leas Well a known proposed amendments and urged their adoption one would make the benefits of escheat a property of de ceased persons without heirs available to state students at Quot Quot tending any Public institution of. Higher education in the state. Presently the funds Are a if marked for the University of North Carolina another amendment would make several changes in taxing and borrowing procedures Sapele tally at the local level and abolish the poll tax a third amendment would Al Low the general Assembly to fix the personal exempt ions for in come tax purposes and make it possible to allow joint returns by a husband and wife at the state level. It would also set the maximum tax rate at 1.0 per cant. Another proposal cilia for a Complete rewrite and editorial revision of the state Constitution. But it would make no Basic changes in the document a a fifth proposal would permit the legislature to Convene a special session upon request of three fifths of the members of each House the final amendment would abolish North c Arolina s literacy test for voters Scott said the matter is already one of Quot practical indifference in 39 of our counties Quot by Sterling f Green % a a Ocla Ini a re a Var Lucr Washington apr Quot the administration of or ire control la an extraordinarily difficult and Complex business and it can work Only if the people Gen realty give it their support so said president Harry s Truman As he regretfully cancelled pm1� Cun Iruin Noy. 9, 1946. World War it was Over and the initials spa for off Tea of Price administration were dirty words to businessmen Congress. Under pres tire from farm and Industry groups had weakened the Law seriously Many Sellers sabotaged ceilings by withholding goods partly to get Batter prices partly to Force decontrol 0 Quot this withholding la becoming so serious As to threaten key segment of the Economy with paralysis said Truman s my Sage athe Plain fact is that under this inadequate Taw. Price con try to has lost the popular support pm by my to make it work a so the nation s first great plunge into direct interference with the free Market ended in confusion. Controversy and More inflation. President Nixon is said to have decided while a Young lawyer in opa that direct controls were unworkable and harmful he rejects them today. For a while during the War years the ceilings had worked Wall wholesale prices Rose less than 1 per rent a. Year consume the pm teos by about 2 per cent but by the time Victory i at hand both prices and wages were puncturing their of Zuinga there were Many reasons Why All administrations since Truman along with most Cunnare Askman Leaden. Ave re railed at. The idea of wage once ceilings and which make the Odds against ceilings exceedingly High at this moment 1. If you cannot Clamp Ceil mrs pm fast if you have to wait while Longras debates the question instead of Impi Wing an emergency freest. The gain May be lost before it starts much at the once damage during the korean War came about before the control Agency could get organized companies that smelled a once freeze coming began marking up Pneena. Unions Are just As Alert to try to Nail hourly wage increases at Levels High enough to ride out an inflate tonary storm 2 voluntary ceilings or hold the line orders lacking enforcement Powers Don t work the korean War Price rant roller Michael v Disalle later reported that just a per cent of businesses had complied with a voluntary freeze that preceded the actual operation of his office of Price stabilization you cannot set a Speed limit without rating a policeman to enforce it to use the Phraza of chairman Paul w. Mccracken of the president Council of economic adviser 3 there to no general agreement whether direct wage and Price controls really work in the Long run. It was argued in world War ii and the korean War they a see Economy Page a / millions proposed for abm Sites hey that looks dangerous youth minorities a top demo topics by the associated press the emphasis was on a bigger voice for youth and for minority groups As North democrats held their precinct meetings saturday at More than 2,000 polling places across the state. There were no reports of dissension As the precinct gatherings put into effect new party rules which required the precincts to elect at least one person under 30 As a precinct officer and to elect a member of a minority group vice chairman when the group made up at least 20 per cent of the precincts vote. In one Raleigh precinct an 18-year-old girl who has just finished High school was named a precinct chairman. Persons under 21 starved up at a number of party meetings As the result of a new Rule which says that persons Between the Ages of 18 and 21 May participate fully in party affairs by signing a letter of intent to Register As a Democrat. In some Wake county precincts the democrats elected negroes As vice chairmen in some precincts where they do not make up 20 per cent of the vote. In Greensboro Liberal groups took control in some precincts and increased their strength in others. In High Point however and in Rural Guilford leadership apparently remained where it has in the past. In Greensboro at least two persons under 30 were elected see demos Page 8 w. H. Morris Dies sunday Vanceboro William h Morris age 77, died sunday. Funeral arrangements arc incomplete. Or Morris a retired farm spent All of his life in the Vanceboro Community and was a member of the Juniper Chapel free will Baptist Church surviving Are ids wife or Sarah s. Morris three sons. William c. And Phillip e Morns both of Vanceboro and Albert c. Morns of Newport new is. Two daughters mrs. Ottis c. Buck of Newport news and. Mrs. Kenneth Jones of Washington two Sisters mrs. Mattie Morris and mrs Rose Anderson both of Vanceboro seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren to concert the Washington choral society will present tunes from its Spring concert Over with tuesday night at 7 30 o clock. The concert was termed highly successful. If you missed the presentation at was auditorium tune in on with tuesday night and enjoy the music. Washington Apt the House appropriations committee today recommended 1365 8 million in construction Money for the next year of the embattled safeguard missile program it is $30 million More than has been appropriated for the pest three fiscal years and in for use during the year starting july i. It is separate from weapons procurement Money. Which amounts to hundreds of millions More dollars the safeguard Money was included in a $1.99 billion military construction Sut sent to the House floor for consideration later this week this is $435.7 million More than was provided for the current year but $ij7.,7 million less than was requested critics of the safeguard program contend it is unneeded too costly and is goading the soviets into a renewed arms race the Senate narrowly approved safeguard funds on a tie vote last year and. This year critic Are girding for another tussle Over the military budget focusing on the safeguard program the committee said the Money would provide for construction projects at the Malmstrom base near great Falls mont., and at the grand Forks n site construction and Access a see abm. Page 8 a a a. Jug of a summer festival 1970 opening overwhelming Success by de Walker. Or. A Sil writer something special happened in Washington Over the weekend and one Little boy knew it just about As much As anyone else. Jimmy because be has Only been around for five years had never seen so Many people gathered together la one place before an he Aart of figured big things were going my he was s. Little nervous from Tbs Start but by the time the ski show cranked up All he could do was stare wide eyed open mouthed and. With his heart pumping 90 Miles an hour. People were Riding behind boats on boards Daks their feet their stomachs their Hacks jumping Over ramp there were Downs and one Man came right own Jimmy s head on a Kite. A Rock and Roll hand was even warming up behind him with real live people. Jimmy was holding on to the Ratling at the waterfront and. He had Only two problems one was that the grownups four feet above him ddn to seem to realize that he was there and kept hitting him in the head with their Knees but this he could live with. What was really bothering urn was that nature was calling so persistently that it was distracting him. When a a peed boat with the sex Dement of 300 horsepower came roaring by he knew something had to be done. He was Well aware of the fact that at five he could t wet his pants especially with his sister next to him. He also knew that if be told anybody about it they would take him away from the ski show and he was determined not to go. Five years old la very Young to be faced with such a Delemma but Jimmy came through he glanced unto make sure everyone was looking at the skiers and moved Back just enough to hide himself in All the big legs. With amazing Speed and to the Delight of everyone around Jimmy took care of his biggest problem in the River and after the laughter devoted himself exclusively to watching All the proceedings of Washington a sixth and beat summer festival. Jimmy Wasny to the Only one who enjoyed himself Over the weekend. The Street dance saturday night attracted hundreds of people from All Over the county. Young people went to dance and older people went to watch. For Many of the Over-30 generation it was the first time they could actually see what the present generation had done to the Fox Trot the Waltz and the Charleston. Many still Aren t see festival. Page 81 photo by Litchfield a world of history
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