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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather variable warm through wednesday or a Chance of afternoon of inc Thunder Lowers wed in a of lows told fact a Washington daily news if you do not got your Papor. Do Mi-4140 la tween pm f m o to Etc and my vat half a Rad to you established 1909 eight pages Washington North Carolina. Tuesday amt noon june 23, 1970 Oahu except r. A Hay under Strain c ourt t Erm nears end by Barry 8chweid associated press writer Washington api the supreme court term is nearing an end under evident Strain. The justices seem to have de dared open season on each orb a. In decisions monday and from the Bench they sniped at one an the balancing necessary he said sourly Black s was not the last shot fired on the Point though Justice Potter Stewart a skilled Man with the Needle called Black s judicial theory Quot plainly and simply wrong As a matter of fact and Stewart said even a Schoolboy a Dier a tog a it a it eau knows the Bill of right was de some sarcasm was thrown in for Good measure Justice Byron r White nor Mally a Cool fellow teed off on Justice John m. Harlan who had accused him of diluting constitutional protections in dec Lar tag the traditional 12-Man jury i not required by the Constitution White said Harlan s argument was Quot threadbare and Quot without any basis in reason Harlan and Justice Hugo l. Black resumed meanwhile their decades old Duel Over whether the huh amendment made the Bill of rights provisions binding on the states Black s position that it did became the majority View in the 1960s. Harlan said the court should a face up to reality and reconsider Blacks doctrine a before its leveling tendencies further retard development in the Field of criminal procedure by stifling flexibility in the states Quot Black fired Back at Harlan that if anything would dilute the Bill of rights it would be Harlan s Quot Shock the conscience teat. That is Black said Harlan would decide cases a not on the language of the Constitution hut solely on the views of a majority of the court As to what is fair and a decent Quot in a second opinion. Black attacked the reasoning set Forth by White and approved by justices William a Brennanjr. And Thurgood Marshall in guar Anfel in in a jury Trish it ten of fun wants could be sent to prison for More than six months. Black said there was no need to balance costs and Speed of non jury trials against the protections a jury trial provides defendants. The Constitution by its very words provides for jury trials a in All criminal prosecutions a Black said quoting from the document. A those who wrote and adopted our Constitution and Bill of rights engaged in All Evans funeral held monday funeral services for Thomas h. Evans of it. 3, Washington were held monday afternoon from the Wilkerson funeral Home in Greenville with the Rev. L. V. Pierce and the Rev. Roy Williams officiating. Burial followed in Pinewood memorial Park in Greenville or. Evans a retired Fanner died saturday. He was 71 years old. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Mammie Haddock Evans two ions Melton e. Of this City and t. H. Evans or. Of Greenville four daughters mrs. Ruby Gaskins of Greenville mrs. Frank Burton of new Bern mrs. Robert Hayes of Wilmington and mrs. Bonnie Crisp of this City two Brothers Sam of Greenville and Calvin Evans of Wallace four Sisters mrs. Dave Para More of Grimesland mrs. Sadie Carrow of Simpson mrs. Godfrey Fornes of Vanceboro and mrs. Maggie Harris of Beaufort 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Signed As a Protection against the Power of the Federal government and not As a Protection against the states chief Justice Warren e. Burger who can be vitriolic used sarcasm to dissent from a decision that gave indigents the right to a free lawyer at preliminary hearings a it is indeed an Odd business that it has taken this court nearly two centuries to discover a constitutional mandate to have counsel at a preliminary hearing Quot he said. William o. Douglas the Justice most often accused by conservatives of bending the Constitution to his tastes donned a the cloak of a strict construction to defend the decision. His remarks obviously were addressed to Burger and those who purportedly favor a strict constructionist Reading of the 4 see court Page i israeli commandos hit egyptian army base gop moves to take Over Issue v vietnamese take 2 v villages work begins a rehabilitation of the houses in the West end Urban renewal area project no. 1, was begun monday by the redevelopment commission the first recipient of the Urban renewal funds to rehabilitate her Home was mrs. Defeats c Hopkins of 319 West ninth Street. The work on mrs. Hopkins Home is being done with Fonda she received from the redevelopment commission through the rehabilitation loan and Grant program mrs Hopkins Home is the first of approximately 50 houses which will be rehabilitated in the West end Urban renewal area project. Despite doubts Nixon signs measure lowering voting age by James Phillips associated press writer Washington a a it a Prest my won has signed into Law a Bill lowering the voting age to 18 despite doubts about the measures legality. He directed the attorney general to seek a Swift court test of its constitutionality and. At the same time urged Congress to proceed with legislation to lower the voting age by constitutional amendment. The 18-year-old vote provision was attached to a measure extending the voting rights act of 1965 for five years. The act has been credited with enabling a million Blacks to Register in the South and figured prominently in Nixon a decision to sign the measure a min a a a mrs we Judi the constitutionality of this one provision 1 have today signed the Bill a Nixon said in a statement monday a a if i were to Quot veto. I would have to veto the entire Bill voting rights and All a he said. The voting rights act will stand even if the courts struck Down the 18-year-old vote provision. Quot because the Basic provisions of this act Are of great importance therefore i am giving it my approval and. Leaving the decision on the disputed provision to what i Hope will be a Swift Resolution by the courts Quot the president added. I he measure Al j a Olds the right to vote will i it affect this years state and congressional elections since it does no to become effective until Jan. I the act covers All Federal state and municipal elections. A White House source said atty. Gen John Mitchell probably would seek a. Court test but added the bulk of the argument probably would be made by interested parties or friends of the court instead of the govern see voting. Page 8 new Rains ease dangerous drought in East fire put out quickly Lyell. Sow artzi11 associated press writer Washington Apt the Senate debate Over Cambodia has Token an unexpected turn with a Republican move to take Over an Issue dear to the hearts m Antiwar democrats repeal of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution sen. Robert j. Dole a Kan introduced the Repealer tote monday conceding it was an Effort to seize the initiative for the White House which has suffered several defeat in the month and a half of debate the Tonkin Gulf Resolution passed overwhelmingly in 1964 was used by president Lyndon b. Johnson As the basis for the massive . Intervention in Vietnam it has since been the object criticism by the Antiwar Mente in the Senate but not the doves welcomed Dole i move Quot i do not favor the approach the senator from Kansas to taking a a a said sen j. W. Kun Bright Quot i think it is untimely and appropriate but 1 do favor repeal of the Arkansas Democrat said Dole a. Freshman Quot has t been Here very Long und has no feel my for the Committer system. You just Don t override usual established customs in the heated floor Exchange that followed. Dole said Quot i did no to know you can t offer an amendment on the floor without approval of the senator from Arkansas or someone who has been Here longer than me Quot Ful Bright lost the first round to Dole when hit motion to table the repeal amendment failed 67 to 15. The foreign relations committee already has approved a separate Resolution repealing Tonkin. But Antiwar senators bad hoped to use the Resolution As a vehicle for prolonged debate on Nixon s Southeast Asia policy once the current debate on Cambodia is out of the Way. The Dole amendment is de signed to head this off As Well As a to give the president a Chance to take positive action and sign a Bill that includes a Tonkin Repealer. By it Khaki pie Faaee salad u Saigon a North Viet Nambae troops drove a cambo Dian battalion from two Village on the Mekong River about 11 Mitra North a if phenom. Penh and the Retreat Trig battalion comma discovered a soviet pm Ket that could hit the esp a As the battalion commander. Maj. Roa Proeung Tood on the River Bonk at Mouth Khampoun four Cambodia t28 planet attacked the occupied Village with napalm setting most of the thatch add Wood buildings afire Cambe Tott troops said the vol Lagro had fled to the South an East maid i Ink North of Nambae attacked Early to Day. Proeung said his to Pelion of 400 men was hit from three sides and forced into the River they retreated by fishing boats to the West Bank he said four of his men were killed and about 30 wounded but he claimed they killed Al Toast 30 a it t l Ong and claim All raiders returned by the Abbo Ciatteo pr0ft a israeli Mulh Lrtil. North vietnamese the Viet Cong and North Viet namese now have the upper hand along much of the Mekong where it courses Down through Eastern Cambodia the Only tween Mouk Khampoun and the laotian Border is at Tonto bet and Kampong Cham 80 Mitov Northeast of phenom penh this new pressure on phenom penh from the Northeast was coupled with report that two North vietnamese regiments were establishing positions around prey Veng. A provincial Cape Tol 31 Miles East of the National capital for what May be a major attack an attack on prey Veng could be the prelude to the drive on phenom. Pm no which military sources in the cambodian Cape Tol expect South Viet name f Orres in a see Cambodia. Utaga 8� into Egypt monday night to Shell an Carniv base 90 mile Southeast of Cairo an israeli spokesman said All the raiders returned safely a a but Egypt claimed 30 were killed or in Jurad planes hit deep into Cambodia by the associated press rain Over the weekend and monday night eased the drought that is taking its toll in tobacco Corn soybean and Peanut Fields in Eastern North Carolina. But More rain is needed. Agriculture officials said the Early com crop which is now at a stage in which it needs frequent rain to produce full ears was the hardest hit. Com and soybean crops planted in mid season seem to be continuing to grow without the rain but will demand it in the next week they added. Nash and Pitt counties have perhaps been the hardest hit. The Nash county agricultural Extension agent w. A. Shackleford said Quot the com that is Blooming now is the most critical we Haven to had any accumulation of rain since the first of May and the water table continues to drop each Day. We still have a potential for recovery for most of the late crops / but the rain will have to come . Officials of some towns in the drought area have curtailed water usage and have asked residents not to water lawns and Wash care until the drought ends. Pitt county agent de Yancy said a most of the crops Haven to been Hurt that bad Here yet. Id say that less than 5 per cent of the com is Masseling and it needs the rain but there is still a Chance to make a reasonable crop if rain comes in the next week or a a number of the Farmers have been irrigating but the see drought Page 8. A potentially dangerous fire at the bulk Plant of a local Oil distributor was quickly extinguished monday afternoon by Washington firemen. The fire started while a fuel truck was being loaded at the Waters company Plant on the East Side of 17 at the South end of the Pamlico Bridge Here chief Fred Potts said the Blaze apparently started when the fuel truck backfired a local firemen used both fog and foam to extinguish the fire and nearby tanks were wet Down As a preventive measure no damage estimate was available this morning. There were no injuries two trucks and about 20 firemen were used to put out the fire. From disappointed towns census Bureau hit by complaints by John m. Pearce associated press writer Washington a the census Bureau has been hit with an unprecedented volume of complaints for disappointed towns who think the of focal government nose count cheated them. But the Bureau maintains its results Are accurate shifting population and unnoticed economic changes Are the reasons the local estimates Are off it says. In some cases the census figures Wimch Are preliminary and Complete Only in some areas Are embarrassing because the City fathers or Booster groups have used higher ones in promotion. In others however population determines How much Money the City receives from state or Federal governments and. Lower than expected figures can mean real financial readjustment. A we have found no Case where the figures were even insignificantly off a Cense a official Paul a. Squires said although he conceded Roche rfcs a a turn up a. Few missed Hauae Holda a but he said complaint Are higher than m1m0 because the it a Taser 5 million people that year thus encouraging local officials to question figures this time. Squires said most of the complaints come from areas where the forms went out by mail but were to be held for an enumerator to pick up. A at least hundreds of these and perhaps thousands Are still out there because the people were not at Home and die enumerators got the Basic Popula to pm information from their neighbors Squire said. Investigations have shown this to be the Case in 97 or 96 per cent of the cases be said a let weigh the forma lying uncollected in Homes do a stimulate this feeling of but despite the comply lots ranging from mild questioning to warning that a a they re going to be sorry they released Hose figures Quot Squires maintained the Bureau is a not in the least bit if he is not dozens of local officials canvassed in s National associated press Survey Are. The returns Are not in yet from the major metropolitan areas or from californian the most populous state by recent estimates. But Overall Reau expects to find see census. Page 8� do tha buttts by fat Frank Bonner of Hyde Dies Swan Quarter j. Frank Bonner age 66, retired Mer chant died suddenly at his Home monday. Graveside funeral services will be held wednesday at 3 . In Soule cemetery near Here conducted by the Rev. Durwood Goodwin and the Rev j. A Grimes. A or. Bonner a Hyde county native was a member of Soule methodist Church he served a number of years in the Mer chant Marine. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Myrtle o. Bonner his Mother mrs. Mattie s. Bonner of Swan Quarter. The body will remain at the Williamson funeral Home and be taken to the graveside at the funeral hour. Pallbearers will be Tim Smith Hoover Cut Reot James e. Gibbs John h. Swindell Gilbert Cahoon and John f. Gabon. Taylor funeral is held today _ funeral services for Roland e. Taylor age 40, will be held at the Ephesus free will Baptist Church at blounts Creek this afternoon at 3 of clock conducted by the Rev. Virgil Day pastor burial will follow in the Taylor family cemetery near the Home the following will serve As pallbearers Arthur Edwards j. L. Carrington George Cadwell Cleve Mobley Bud Swain and Ray Buck. Or. Taylor died suddenly monday morning at 9 30 of clock following a heart attack. Surviving Are his wife parents two sons two daughters and out ale Lar. By Robert a. Dobkin a Militar writer Washington a the United states has extended the Indochina air War deep into Cash Odra for the fret time with american Pilota ranging tar and wide in search of enemy tar gets in making the disclosure Mon Day the Pentagon said us it. Planes have been striking at enemy troop and Supply lines nearly every Day for almost a week a officials indicated the bombing missions Are Likely to Contin Uez probably on a daily basis if weather permits Long Paat Theja be 36 pullout deadline for american troops the White House declined to say whether any limitations have been placed on the air Craft. One official conceded the flights could indirectly help cambodian forces if american planes bombed routes used to Supply communist forces fight ing cambodians the official said the cambodians would Benefit from the attacks however he insisted the chief purpose of the attacks is to interdict Supply lines and not provide air support for cambo Dian forces. Until the new air strikes were announced enemy targets were thought to have been limited to Supply lines and troop movements within the Sanctuary areas along the South vietnamese i a order. Pentagon officials insisted the new raids possibly As deep As 100 Miles inside Cambodia rep resent no widening or escalation of the War they said the raids Are against enemy infiltration routes and net in support of South vietnamese ground opera Toons inside a Budka. run left open the possibility of set air War pay 8 mrs. Lillian Daniels Dies the israeli spokesman Saml the Raider attacked Barracks and warehouses near Bir Aram Yoda. 46 Miles West of the Gulf of Suez in the Eastern desert and destroyed two loaded troop Carrier that were rushed to the installation to defend it the egyptian spokesman said three1 israeli helicopters landed commando and two armoured cart at isolated Point in the Gulf area hut egyptian forces intercepted them before they could Advance four egyptian Soldier were wounded in the As Sault. The spokesman said a the egyptian Force con fused the us my and forced him to withdraw carrying with him his casualties and Hind some equipment and am the Cairo spokesman i. A a a a. The1 latest attack by helicopter borne israeli commandos was 11 Days ago. When an egyptian guard station >16 Miles South of the Suez canal was de strayed in Tripoli where Cerebra Hon of the american and British withdrawal from military to a a in Tobya turned into an Arab Summit meeting. President carnal Abdel Nasser told a mans meeting the dotted states has or .1 a Uto a a a Torti an Arch enemy of the arabs Quot Tito Egypt apr Stih said Israel has by it n 156 to 16ft american s applied War a Lanea to raid egyptian each Day. Quot this Means the mrs Lillian Clyde Daams age 84. A former resident of the Gilead Community it 2. Blounts Creek died in 1 Belhaven nursing home1 monday afternoon at 2 30 o clock following an illness of several weeks she had been in failing health Tor the past several years mrs Daniels was born in Bertie empty aug. 13. 1865. Daughter of the late William Judson Jed Salue Vann Mit Chelt she was an Active member of the Ephesus free will Baptist Church a teacher of the adult sunday school class and was also the Church pianist she was Active in Community and Church affairs As Long As her health permitted mrs Daniels was twice married first to William Wallace Ecklin who preceded her in death feb 1920. Her second marriage was to Walter l Daniels on sept. 12.1925 w to preceded her in death nov. 27, 1966. I she is survived by one son a Edward c. Ecklin of Rocky a see Daniels Page 8 Mideast Page 8 wore to i counted if you have not been him try in the if 10 census Call w6i54i Day or night a of 19 99 o clock this morning 92 Calls have been received at that number say ing v we were St of that number 37 came from within the City limits and 55 from the county. It is believed that scores of families in the area have not been it mounted and Effort Are underway to prove that belief de Wyatt. Washington City manager and Bill. Ahe Vounes. Exec Uli be Secretary of the Washington chamber of Commerce Are working together to find every uncounted family in the area. Preliminary figures show Washington s population As 8.633 and Beaufort county a population As 34.641. Down considerably. Both members of the Ama debate abortion Issue by Brian Sullivan a science writer Chicago a one Side asserted that abortion is a woman s fundamental right and predicted Laws against it would be found unconstitutional by the supreme court. The other Side argued that unrestricted abortion would be an Quot Echo of the population control methods of nazi Germany. These dramatically differing views of proposed abortion Reform marked a deeply emotion Al and often bitter debate at the1 119th annual convention of the american medical association. The Ama Board of trustees has recommended that tha association s governing body the House of Delegate approve a Basic change in Ama policymaking abortion subject Only to a decision Between the woman and her doctor. The present Ama policy set in 1967, opposes abortion a capt for therapeutic reasons and in certain circumstances the committee that heard the testimony monday will make recommendations to the House of delegates which will vote on the Issue before the end of the convention thursday opponents of the change referred to easier abortion in such terms As a infanticide fetus cide genocide murder and killing of defenceless or. Vincent j. Collins chair Man of the department of anaesthesia at Cook. County Hospital in Chicago said. A infanticide is just around the a from the fetus Quot he said a you go to infanticide then you the old. You eliminate races. It just opens up the whole Pandora s Box of people or Gloria Heffernan of Wilmette in. Describing herself As physician scientist and Mother. Quot abortion is a defeatist and a regressive approach. We can Rescue astronauts from the Moon by we resort to this bar Baric procedure. Quot referring to Legal restrictions on abortion or. Allan c. Barnes chairman of the department of gynaecology nod Obstet Trier at the Johns Hopkins school of Medicine said a there is a Strong consensus that such legislation is. Indeed., a violation of the woman s constitutional right and we May Wake up some Day to find All abortion Laws theft a tonal federation of Catholic physicians guilds said it was unalterably opposed to the proposed change in Ama. Policy a this departure Quot the federation said a May place the profession of Medicine at the disposal of government in a see Ama Page 8
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