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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - June 17, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy and warm through thu Rada y highs Hurt Day Ypper in Low to might my wily the upper a a Washington daily news h you do not got your. Dial ms-8145 Between a h and 1 00 o clock and Ana All Hada Arad to you established 1909 Washington North car Una. Wednesday after req in june 17, 1970 daily Xci to sunday new approach president probing. For mid East break by commissioners pm x a i inn 1 a co�krtn8 a flirt it be in o actions i a Ken by John m Hightower a special Corre poo Dent Washington apr the Nixon adm Nistra lion probing for a break in the Mideast Cri is considering a of direct new Nixon again backs away % from wage Price control cambodians ambushed on clinic issues the Beaufort county Board of commissioners tuesday night deferred action for a second time on the tideland mental health clinic budget. A request for immediate approval had been made by Walton Broome chairman of mental health clinic Board. It had also been supported by the Beaufort county mental health association. But the mental health association voicing opposition to the removal of residence of the director to Raleigh told the commissioners. �?owe., urge you our elective representatives to use your considerable influence to persuade the director to remain living or. Broome argued that failure to go along with the approval of the move already okayed by the mental health clinic Board would Hurt the local program and said state officials viewed the dispute with concern. Or Broome contended that the local program is one of the Best in the state and said retaining Ralph Mccoig the Man who has had a key role in making it so should not be jeopardized James a. Hackney i speaking for the a Cha declared Quot we Are proud of the Progress Nur clinic has made we do not believe that this Progress could be made without a highly competent clinic director living and working in the area coordinating the efforts of the staff in building this clinic and program. Our clinic continues to grow and expand both its program and its physical Plant and we believe that the local responsibilities for the clinic director will continue to grow in keeping with this expansion. If the clinic director moves from our area to Raleigh we Are convinced that he cannot do an adequate Job in managing the affairs of the or. Jim Osberg Eastern regional director with the North Carolina department of mental health in Raleigh voiced the View that the commissioners should make the decision noting that local control is the aim of the see Board. Page 14 eloping an Arab Israel peace formula. Such a step is being consid ered As part of a program which is expected to provide a pledge to Israel of additional Jet planes to offset recently increased soviet military help to Egypt. Some highly placed officials Are represented As hopeful the intensity of the present Middle East crisis May open up new opportunities for peace negotiations. Other remembering the failure of prolonged talks last year Are sceptical president Nixon has yet to make a final decision on exactly what the diplomatic military package will contain his conclusions first expected this week May now not be completed until next week in order to avoid the maximum publicity of a White House announcement they probably will be disclosed by Secretary of state William p. Rogers up to now the administration appeared to be concentrating it see mid East. Page 14 Surry p. Bowen succumbs t Oday american pow s y to. A up petition Campaign underway in City Tyndall elected of president Robert w Tyndall vice president of Wachovia Bank was elected unanimously As the president of the Washington United fund at the meeting of the fund Board of directors on tuesday. Bob Tyndall is a member and a director of the Washington rotary club member and Active Layman of the first Baptist Church and serves on the Washington Good neighbor Council. Jim Hackney Iii a fund director stated a Tyndall has been Active in adm Inis Trail on of the United fund and was a real Force in last years successful John Lawson former Campaign chairman and retiring president told this reporter today a the United fund organization and the Community at Large Are most fortunate that a Man of Bob Tyndall s statue and Talent will head the fund this year the Board directed a letter be sent to All participating agencies explaining the procedure required by the budget and communist troops moving into provincial capital Byju a t associated press writer phenom penh api com Maist troops took Over part of another provincial capital in Cambodia today and ambushed a cambodian army Force trying to reopen the vital Highway be tween phenom. Penh and the country s Only Mil refinery the cambodian command reported another provincial capital also came under heavy pressure from North vietnamese and Viet Cong units a military spokesman said. There was no confirmation in Saigon of reports that at least one regiment of Thailand s Black Panther division would be moved from South Vietnam to reinforce the defences of phenom penh but an informed source said about 6.000 of the thai troops would be shifted a within 15 Days a and some of them might be deployed around Siam reap and the temples at angkor in Northwest Cambodia Kaa than Filp might a from the from penh the thai Border the cambodian spokesman Aid Advance a Rny units had seized a hotel and the Central Market in Komi c Chheang a provincial capital 55 Culet Northwest of phenom penh but the rest of the town was still held by government forces the enemy a presence in Kampong Chheang after several Days of a Lomg and minor str Nhes Cut the last Road link Between phenom penh and Northwest Cambodia including Batta bang and the siem reap angkor area at Kampong Thom a provincial capital to Miles North of phenom penh communist troops shelled government military positions overnight the government spokesman said reinforcements were moved in by Heli in the i. Rowing Wmk threat l with its attacks scattered Over a wide area in All Dirac communist command appealed to have succeeded in one of its reported Aims to draw the cambodian army a strategic re serves away irom the capital and spread it Over a wide area phenom penh is considered tar ultimate target of the current communist offensive a a a the cambodian spokesman said the of verment Force trying to open the Highway to the coast was ambushed at tra Prang Traleng i Miles West of Kampong spec the provincial capital which South vietnamese and cambodian forces Recap lured tuesday the spokesman had no de tails hut he said the Viet Cong and North vietnamese aban died Kampong spec apparently had withdrawn Westward along the Highway. Route 4 the Highway is the main Over land Supply mute Between a see was Page fit in Newark Surry Parker Bowen age 71, prominent resident Farmer Merd Prattt and retired postmaster of Bath n. C red passed away this morning in the Beaufort county Hospital after a critical illness of one week or. Bowen was born in Beaufort county september i 1888 son of the late George to or 1 Washington and Rhoda Archbell l/10s 1 ll0sqfty a see of Page or mrs. Ltd. Banks negroes moving to Engineer elected some parity Bath Lions anniversary meeting celebrating their 20th anniversary meeting the Bath Lions club met last night at the Bath High school with a Large crowd including members and special guests in attendance. Former District governor Bob Langley introduced the speaker lift Lewis Day of the Rocky mount Lions club or. Day advised the Lions to Quot become deeply rooted in your club and in he stated that a there is an Opportunity for service to your Community state and nation in zionism. You can find happiness by taking part in the Bath club chartered in june 1950, was sponsored by the Washington Lions club then under the direction of Edwin West. Jim Lollis was installed As the new president of the Bath club in a see Lions Page 14 the North Carlina National guard and the state Jay Cees have joined forces to obtain the signatures of All citizens on a petition to influence world opinion regarding american servicemen held captive by Hanoi. Glen Davis local Jay ote chairman of the drive said today Quot we Are getting these petitions signed to Send to the Washington ambassadors of Denmark France India Poland Romania Russia and Sweden. These seven nations which have represented themselves As possessing influence in Hanoi hopefully will make known the unanimity of North Carolina opinion against the treatment of captive . Servicemen a Davis said. Z information received by Davis states that there is competent evidence that american Powys have been subjected to deliberately inhumane treatment by Hanoi. They Lack proper medical care and adequate food according to the information and Hanoi has consistently refused to identify the prisoners contrary to the Geneva conventions signed by North Vietnam along with 119 other nations. The families of these men have isec petition. Page 14� Bowen. He was a Veteran of world War i a member of Beaufort county Post no. 15 american legion owned and operated a store at White Post and was engaged in Large farming operations. He had served As postmaster of the Post office at Bath for More than Twenty five years prior to his retirement in 1967. Or Bowen was married october 21, 1919 to the former miss Mabel Hawkins who survives surviving with his wife Are one daughter mrs Elsie b. Everett Raleigh. N. C. One brother Brinkley a. Bowen Bath red a sister. Mrs. M. S. Cox of this City three grandchildren David Everett jr., Wilson Surry Parker Everett u. S. Army and mrs Valerie Everett Needham. Winston Salem funeral services will be held Friday at 2 30 . In the Athens Chapel Church of Christ at White Post conducted by or. Melvin Styons and or. Henry Mann burial will be in Oakdale cemetery at Washington. The body will remain at the Oden funeral Home and be carried to the Church one hour prior to the time for services. Serving As Active pallbearers will be George b. Bowen Hilton c. Bowen. Jr., Grady Tate. Wilton Smith jr., Harold Hawkins. Jr., and Jack Alligood mrs. Minnie f Banks age 81, resident of old fort it. 1, Choco witty died in the Beaufort county Hospital tuesday afternoon at 3 30 following a critical illness of three weeks she was pern in Pamlico county oct Poser 3, 188 daughter Ohhet Iati John and Katie Banks Flemming. She was married to Mack Duffy Banks who preceded her in death december 4, 1963 she was a member of Rosedale Baptist Church she is survived by five sons Roosevelt Banks. Mayo Banks and Mack Duffy Banks jr., All of Washington John d. Banks of it. 1, Choco witty and Mack Banks of u. S. Army three daughters mrs. Lannie Smith and mrs Goldie Mayo both of Chocowinity and mrs. Virginia Andrews of Washington one Foster daughter mrs. Clifton Pilgreen of Greenville 30 grandchildren 42 great grandchildren one sister mrs. Charlie w Woolard of blounts Creek. Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of Paul funeral Home thursday afternoon at 2 of clock conducted by Rev. James Laudermilk. Burial will follow in Pamlico memorial gardens the following grandsons will serve As pallbearers Elbert Lloyd Floyd Jack Mack Frank and Mack Banksjr. By Ken Hartnett associated press writer Washington api negro married men made substantial strides toward parity with Whites in new Blue Collar jobs during the last decade a special is. Census Bureau report Dis oses. Negroes who represent Only u per cent of the population got 28 per cent of tin m w craftsmen and operative openings that went to family men Between i960 and 1988, the report said. During the same period the Bureau said in the unpublished report the median income of the married negro Blue Collar i see jobs Page 14� mrs. J. N. Wood a a passes tuesday 1st negro mayor England s prime minister Wilson verging on historical feat by Fred Coleman associated press writer London apr James Harold Wilson the youngest British prime minister of the 20th Century apparently stands on the threshold of a political achievement that eluded the greatest of his predecessors election to an unprecedented third straight term. All Public opinion polls indicate Wilson s labor government will coast Back into office in thursdays general election of a new House of commons. The mar plan poll in the times of London today gave labor an 8.7 per cent margin Over the conservatives and predicted a majority of up to 150 seats in the new House of commons. But the Harris poll in the daily express Cut labors Lead to 2 per cent from 7 per cent a week 3go should Wilson win and serve a full five year term he will hold the nations highest office for 10 years two years longer than sir Winston Churchill and longer than any British prime minister since sir Robert Walpole 200 years ago. Conservative Stanley Baldwin served five times and Churchill another tory three times. But each lost elections in Between terms for Wilson the expected Triumph is All the More remark Abl because of the Depths to which his prestige Sank after he devalued the Pound in novem her 1967. And applied unpopular wage freezes credit squeezes and tax boasts. Opinion polls then showed labor at the lowest ebb of any party in office since the polls began with the conservatives led by Edward Heath 20 per cent ahead but it now appears that at this time of their greatest popular Appeal the tories made a tactical error for which they will pay heavily thursday they concentrated their fire on one Issue Britain a Trade deficit. Repeatedly the tories stressed that to get the Economy right the balance of payments would have to be improved a year later labor did just that. The austerity measures began to pay off. In 1969 Britain recorded its first balance of payments sur plus in seven years a profit of nearly $929 million. As the Economy recovered Wilson took off some restraints and let wages Rise faster than prices a policy bound to be pop ular with the wage earner. Mrs. Jennie Newby Wood age 78, prominent resident of 724 n Market Street passed away tuesday at 1 55 pm in the Beaufort county Hospital after a critical illness of ten Days she had been in failing health for the past seven months mrs. Wood was born at Dur Nants neck in Peru mans county on july 10, 1b91 daughter of the late David g. And Jennie Perry Newby was educated at East Carolina University and was enrolled in the first class after the institution was established she was married in the Little Church around the Corner at new York City to Joshua k Wood in 1921. Or Wood preceded her in death april 9, 1954 she was an Active member of the first United methodist Church a surviving Are two sons Josh Kingsley Wood Washington and William Howard Wood. Columbia. South Carolina one sister mrs. Rosa Turner Rich mond Virginia and seven grandchildren funeral services will be held thursday at 2 0 1 pm. In the Chapel of the Oden funeral Home with the Rev Horace s Garris pastor of the first United methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale cemetery serving As Active pallbearers v will be Sam Tim Carter James Franklin Buck Man. Ill Melvin Coleman Wilbur Sawyer Melvin h. Mitchell jr., and Clarence a Beacham. Newark. N j. Api Ken Neth a Gibson a 38-year-old civil Engineer has been elected As the first negro mayor of a major northeastern City defeat ing an incumbent accused of corruption in office a Runoff election tuesday gave Gibson Victory by 54.892 votes to t t in for mayor Hugh j Addonizio. 56. Who held the office for eight years and ran for another term while standing trial on Federal charges after Gibson was declared Winner hundreds of negroes paraded the main Street of this racially divided City. New Jer Seyss largest some shouting Quot Power to the people Quot and waving clenched fits in a Black Power Salute Gibson pledging to work for an end to chronic Black White confrontation declared we must begin to reconcile this Community at this moment Newark with a population Over 400.000 has a majority of Black residents but negroes Trail Whites 3 to 2 in voting re a Tara Lions the key to Gibson s Victory appeared to be White votes from areas where former fire dim Tor John Caufield who endow sed Gibson ran strongly in the first election May 12 Gibson who Takh office july1 t. Will Tjce a City Council Notni rated by kites and Addonizio supporters although he tarried three negro Ovunc Flynen into face with him. \ two Gibson in ousted Veteran negro a mob Mefi it Vine Turner and Calvin. West who were aligned with Addonizio and who were indicted with him on Federal extortion and conspiracy charges a third indicted coun Cilman Frank Addonizio. A Dis Tant Cousin of the mayor also lost. Admont Toja Merlier of Ford Ham univ in Tyr a famed seven blocks of Granite Quot football team and a War hero served seven terms in Congress before returning to Newark to become mayor. A / Addonizio and 14 others mostly City officials but in crud a ing alleged mafia Leader Nebo. By a Tony boy Quot Bowrdo were indicted last year of extortion charges stemming from an alleged $253.000 in kickbacks on Quot City contract in. The six candidate first election Gibson out polled Addonizio 37.895 votes to 18.212 but failed to achieve a majority a i will not take this nation .t7 by Sterling e Green Hon rated press writer Washington it a pm Dent Nixon announced Hie erection of a three Way governmental Barrier to m a Flat ton while promising a i will not take this nation Clown the Road of wage and get controls Nixon thus gave Way Toui Orsang fur a Porr of voluntary restraint on wage and gees a Chr a nationwide to radio broadcast on economic policy he lectured Humeas and labor on their responsibility to refrain from excessive Price markups and wage increases i Quot the fight Igainia inflation it everybody s bus mesh Quot the president said he announces these action to pull the reins tighter or. Infra Bon 1 a National commission on productivity will be named with representatives from business labor government a Ltd the pub lie its duty will be to find ways of increasing output pet worker and bringing m balance Between Cost and productivity to assure More stable prices. 2 Nikon directed the Council of economic adviser to prepare a periodic inflation Alert Quot to spotlight significant Yacc and Price Tudge ind Ama fee the Jet l y Init pc this Affif Littou aerl a Call attention to outstanding canes of Price or wage increases ind with in made Public by Fht National commission on produs mity Quot Nixon said _.3 a regulations and perches my review Board is to my set up to review federa up. Hasmig procedure to assure that they do not drive up costs and prices and to review import policy to see a her supplies can be increased. Meet rising consumer demand without Inas of Jab at Home this i do Inis t rat too by it spending restraint has set the Seo Economy p a 11 i Ere you counted several Calls have been received telling us that those calling were not counted in he census. In today s itally news a i in lib a Werr you appears on Page s or and fatty lev not counted in the census is urged infill to this questionnaire and it to the address Given in head it is most for. Be Ufort county that Alt our people or counted and the same applies to 11%dn enmity. Draft director says new Rule will help Only few by Stan Benjamin Antoci Atco press writer Washington a Selec Tive ser let director Curtis is Tarr says relatively few persons will be Able to escape the it draft because of the supreme courts new less restrictive definition of conscientious objectors but if anyone can it will be the Young College graduate especially if he studied a lot of philosophy and religion although Tarr said in a tuesday new conference the decision by the court along with a separate but related ruling would not a open the flood Gates Quot for each Man to write his own classification a bit of uncertainty is shadowing the draft As a result. The court ruled monday that conscientious objection could be based on moral or ethical grounds As Well As religious beliefs. In telling newsmen the decisions wont result in Large numbers a it of �,.0 exemptions Tarr said. A it will be difficult for peo pie to profess sincerity when there is to sincerity. It will be difficult to profess rigorous training and belief for some a e a who does t even take in it ble of looking up the Foo Tuu. But Tarr conceded in questioning College students Are exactly the people most Likely to quote the philosophers and look up the footnotes in the other Case monday the supreme court also ruled that a draft Board must reconsider the draft status of a Man who offers Ertin enl new evidence a a claim for some other Clas nation for instance a Man with a student or la classification can offer proof As. Did the subject of the Sond court decision that he had since developed be lets that make him a Constien Nous objector if his evidence appears at All serious the local draft Board mus consider his claim draft officials have been counting heavily on june graduates who were expected to lose their student deferments and become la in time to help fill Quot see draft. Page 14�
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