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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - June 26, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather showers and thundershowers Likely tonight Goudy to portly Cloudy saturday. Highs set Urdaz under 70 and 80 Loorz tonight lower 70s. Washington daily news if you do not got your paper. ,. Dial m8-s4& Between a so and 1 00 o clock and one a Ftp be delivered to you Ita bushed 1909 twelve pages Washington North Carolina Friday afternoon. June 26, 197q Daif Ida Israel and Syria Are locked in Large scale combat today Rains help 25th anniversary crops in t Ruman u. N truck hits train a this mass of tangled Metal is All that is left of a pickup truck which ran into a Norfolk Southern freight train thursday afternoon at a crossing a Asbury Road East of Here James Ward of it. 1, Washington got out alive but is being treated in the Beaufort county Hospital for a dislocated left leg cuts and abrasions. No charges have been filed but an investigation is continuing staff photo 1 demos Hope to override Hospital Aid Bill veto municipalities meet slated Here t tobacco inventory reduced Raleigh api a the inventory of tobacco held by the flue cured tobacco cooperative stabilization corp. Was reduced by. 10 million pounds during the last year the organizations delegates were told today. Fred a Bond general manager of the corporation added that about 81 per cent of the 58 million pounds sold during the past year a has been or will be moving into Export markets Bond presented his report at the annual meeting of the corporation which administers the government Price support program. J. Phil Campbelljr. . Undersecretary of agriculture was scheduled to speak but had to remain in Washington because of business Kenneth Eugene Frick administrator of the agricultural stabilization and conservation service filled in for Campbell. He told the members the challenges faced by tobacco Are intensified by two major factors 1 the matter of smoking and health and 2 the High production Cost of tobacco. A foreign Trade in tobacco last year resulted in sales of $6% million Frick said. A at the present time supplies of flue cured tobacco Are just about in line with demand a he said a despite the continuing decline in Domestic Carl Hicks of Walstonburg president of the corporation urged the members to let their see tobacco Page 61 learning lab space the Beaufort county Board of education has approved the use of a classroom at Aurora High school for a learning lab to be operated by Beaufort tech. The action provides a facility a for adult education and at the same time will be available for Aurora High school students. The executive committee of the n. C. League of municipalities is meeting in Washington on Friday saturday and sunday june 26 a. Thomas Stewart mayor of Washington is president of the organization or. Stewart who has been ill in recent Days is Host for the meeting. However his activities during the sessions Here will be limited. Mayors and City officials who Are members of the executive committee will be arriving in Washington on Friday afternoon. This group will number about a dozen officials and their _ wives. Activities will get underway on Friday evening with an informal get together at the Stewart cottage on the Pamlico River. On saturday morning the group will play Golf and the wives will make a trip to colonial Bath under the touring Genius of Edmund Harding. plan to go boating or swimming during the morning. At noon on saturday the group will Board yachts at the Washington yacht a country dub for a trip to Texas Gulf Sulphur company where they will be guests of tags for lunch. The group will return about 4 30 of clock. A dinner is planned for the group on saturday night at the country dub. On sunday morning at 9 00 o clock a formal meeting will be held at the Washington City Hall. At 11 30 . The group will Board yachts at Harding Square for a trip to the Stewart cottage for lunch. Those expecting to attend this summer meeting of the executive committee include the following mayors and their wives Ferd Harrison of Scotland neck Jack Flam of Greensboro Joe Steele of Lenoir Roy Stewart of Sanford red Bentonjr. Of Winston Salem Simon Sitterson of Kinston Bill Beamon of Burlington w. B. Teachey or. Of Jacksonville and Bob David of High Point. Also attending with their wives will be Bill Gardner Day Washington it apr Senate democrats Are optimistic about chances of overriding. President Nixon veto of the popular Hill Burton Hospital Aid Bill now that the House has re passed the measure by a big margin if the Senate also musters the needed two thirds margin it would be the first time Congress has enacted legislation Over a Nixon veto. Congress was unable to pre Vail on the Only other Bill disallowed by Nixon a health education and welfare appropriations Bill the president vetoed As inflationary. In thursdays House test 68 republicans joined 21.1 democrats in voting to override the Hill Burton veto the president wits supported by 95 republicans and 3 democrats. The 279-98 tally gave the Bill a supporters 27 votes More than the necessary two thirds. Sen. Gordon Allott r-colo., chairman of the Senate Republican policy committee told a newsman Quot i think Well have a rough time trying to sustain the veto in the Senate. Sen. Jacob k. Javits r-n.y., said flatly he would vote to override because a the need for Hospital modernization is so democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said the vote will come next tuesday afternoon. Mansfield declined to forecast certain Victor but other democrats said privately they were quite hopeful. They cited these Complex factors a the Senate originally passed the Milf a broader version Wimch was Cut Down in conference with the House by 79-0 on april 7. A conservative Southern democrats probably will vote to override because the measure preserves a formula for allocation of the Aid which gives extra help to Low income states and thus benefits their Region. A republicans will be under pressure from state and local officials to support the Bill because of a heavy need for expansion and modernization of Hospital facilities All Over the country. The Bill authorizes $1.26 billion to continue the Grants for Hospital construction and modernization although Nixon had asked that further Grants be discontinued and Loans substituted. S it also contains a new $1.5 billion program of guaranteed Loans on which the government the East by Reese Hart associated press writer Raleigh a widespread rain Over North Carolina thursday Quot came at a Cru it iat time and was Worth several million dollars to flue cured tobacco growers Quot a state farm official said today. Quot this rain is just about going to get the tobacco crop Back on Par a said John h. Cyrus tobacco marketing specialist for the state department of agriculture. An Inch and a Quarter of ram fell at Wilmington Eden and Cary West of Quot Raleigh and smaller amounts were reported elsewhere. A a we be had an unusually dry june a Cyrus said in an inter a Quot but from my experience and based on past years when we have a dry june we usually have a Good medium bodied Cyrus said rain in the East last weekend had greatly helped crops. He toured seme parts of the Border Belt wednesday and said the tobacco was showing signs of dry weather a at first glance the crop looked like it had been severely damaged a Cyrus said. A the stalks were not As High and the tobacco was Blooming out. However. When i got into the Fields 1 found that the leaves were closer together on the stalks and the Outlook was Good. These Rains will fill out the top of the plants. A i Woupio say a he added Ltd that our pros cts for tobacco Are Good Cyrus said con was More severely damaged Han any other crop in the state a this rain however will definitely help Corn especially late crops a he added Cyrus said the Industry wide flue cured tobacco marketing committee is scheduled to meet in Raleigh july 13 and set dates for the opening of flue cured tobacco markets. A the committee is going right Down to the wire a Cyrus said because the Georgia Florida season is expected to open in late p serves continuing w or id support fighting continues for 3rd Day by William a oath ask risked proes writer. San Francisco Apas the United nations celebrated its 25th anniversary today former president hairy s. Truman wrote that the world body Quot is deserving of our continued support and cooperation Quot Quot in a message from his Home in Independence mo., Truman. 86, said that if the United nations a has not always lived up to our highest Hopes it has nevertheless managed to make substantial contributions to peace keeping Quot his letter was read to More than 200 officials and delegates to the 126 member 4jnited nations meeting in san Francisco where the charter signed ,25 years ago was said a even stronger and wider Unity among countries a need a the afternoon Ann Rosary program was held at the War memorial taper. House where the charter was drafted by 50 countries at the organizing conference of april 25 june 26, 1945. . Secretary general. U Thant called today in his pre pored remarks for a rapid restoration of peace in a devastated Indochina for a just and lasting peace in the Middle East As prescribed by the United nations and for the Early involvement of the Peoples Republic of China in the activities of the world organization Yakov Malik soviet Delegate de to a prevent the worst from a statement from president Nixon was expected later this afternoon Truman witnessed the signing of the 1945 charter in the War memorial veterans budding beside the opera House Nixon was at his Western White House in san Clemente. Calif and reports persisted that he might turn up either at the commemorative meeting or at a Black tie anniversary banquet later at the Fairmont hotel san Francisco mayor Joseph a see u a Page 6 plans for census reshuffle p. Oitt proposal count shape up unveiled see meeting. Page 61 see Hill Burton Page i condemnation funds okayed Raleigh a gov Bob Scott and the Council of state today authorized the department of administration to Institute condemnation proceedings to acquire a Small tract of land on Portsmouth Island for inclusion in the Cape Lookout National seashore in asking for authority to condemn the tract estimated at about an acre or less and containing a Small House the department said it had been unable to acquire the land from its owner a. L. Stanford i by negotiation. The governor and Council also approved the Purchase of sever Al tracts of land on Core Bank for inclusion in the National sea Shore. These included the Purchase of 26 acres with a House from Alton Davis and wife and gotta Hill and husband for $6,250. The deed stipulates that the Sellers will have use of the House and three acres of land for 25 years Economy. F Eeling slowdown a by Noel Yancey associated press writer Raleigh a North Carolina is beginning to fee the economic slowdown that has affected the nation. The Wachovia Bank s North Carolina business Index dropped 1.3 per cent in May to a preliminary figure of 111.2. This was Only 0.9 per cent above the level for May of last year a Wachovia economists reported the drop was the largest for a single month since the 1967 National slowdown. Economic indicators showing declines in May included Bank debits which measure spending by businesses and individuals employment and manufacturing Man hours building permits mortgage Loans and new car and truck sales. The Wachovia economists said they see Little Chance of any economic upturn before the end of the year. A businesses a economic expectations Are not being realized and there is nothing to indicate a substantial Overall gain in consumer spending any time soon a the economists said Bank debits totalled $6 billion in May Down 14 per cent from the $7 billion of april but 6.8 per cent above the year ago level. The states Noni arro employment which stood at 1,750.800. Was off 600 on a seasonally adjusted basis. Manufacturing Man hours totalled 27.6 million for the month. This was Down 3.3 per cent from april and 5.2 per cent from a year ago. Manufacturing employment declined for the ninth consecutive month. It was off 0.4 per cent from and 1.5 pet cent from May of i960 most employment categories see Economy me 6 More than Nixon recommended Senate okays $4.75 to Quot 1 billion education Bill by Lawrence l. Knutson associated press writer Washington a the Senate has approved a $4.75 billion education Money Bill that is nearly $800 million More than president Nixon requested but includes the initial funds wanted by the White House for aiding de segregating schools. The Bill was passed 74 to 4 Early today capping a Long session that did no tend until after Midnight in the second half of a two session Day do to dear a Ork Load hacked up by the debate Over Cambodia. The final approval came after the Senate passed 70 to ii an amendment to provide $150 million As the first instalment of the $1.5 milion Nixon wants to help Southern school districts in their desegregation efforts. Inclusion of the $150 million made the possibility of a Nixon veto Uncertain. He rejected a similar Bill earlier this year because the appropriation was More than he asked and some republicans had warned against a veto this time if the total went far above Nixon a request. But because a share of the overage is die to the $150 million and because Nixon has expressed Strong desire for the Aid Money it is hoped he will sign the measure the House last april passed its. Version of the spending Bill which totalled $4.13 billion. The two versions now go to conference where it appears the Senate total Likely will be trimmed. Earlier thursday two recently integrated districts had told the House they need the moves to help improve conditions Whites ignored when Only Black children were involved. The Dade county school Board in Miami its. Budget for police and guards from $350,000 to a projected $1 2 million in one year after Whites Learned of lunch Money Shakedown in once All Black school and in Houston Texas Whites Are demanding that dilapidated schools once attended Only by Blacks be fixed up now that White children will be attending them. Dade s chairman. Holmes Braddock told the House education committee thursday of the Miami situation a these extortion and shake Downs Are problems that always existed especially Black child against Black but unfortunately the Whites never cared until now they Are aware of them for the first time a he said. George Over Secretary of the trustees of the Houston school Board said parents by the thou see education Page 6 finishing 1 a my a Are being a applied to a wide census that will Hert inducted Here next week but More Volunteer manpower is needed Tom Boyd. President of the Washington Jaycees the organization that is coordinating the census with Coopers non of the City of Washington today called on other civic and service organizations in the Community to help provide the manpower that is needed to conduct the City Canvas. Volunteers May Telephone the City of Washington. 946-4191, to offer to work in the week Long Campaign which will get underway monday night _ the special census is being taken because local officials not believe that the official census taken this Spring is Correct. The Bureau of the census reports its preliminary count bids a population in Washington of Only 8,633. Local officials believe that Washington has a Popi nation of More than 10,000. After the special census is taken Here this week it will Quot he compared with the official count to show differences. A it i it believe this is a very important matter and every citizen should Quot be interested a Edward a. Wyatt a Washington a City manager said. Boyd said a we need All the Volunteer help we can get and we need As much As possible by monday noon if we Are to get the a Job taking a Complete new census appears to be the Only Avenue Down which local officials can move in an attempt to prove that the 1970 official population count is in error Barnett rites held today funeral services for Bruce Barnett were Hud this morning in Wayne Mich. Or. Barnett died instantly in a plane crash tuesday night. Or Barnett age 46, was born in Washington november 23, 1923, son of mrs Jesse c. Barnett and the late or. Barnett. And made his Home Here until Early manhood surviving with his Mother Are his wife Connie Moore Barnett a son Bruce Allen of the Home a two daughters. nne of the Home and mrs. Wait Clasen of Westland Mich. Also surviving Are two Sisters mrs., Vernon e. Jefferson of Pine town and mrs. G. C Evans of Tarboro former principal Dies Aurora a s. W. Snowden former principal of the s. W. Snowden High school died in a Vetera n s a d m t n i a to a 11 o n Hospital in Washington d. C. Thursday. The Snowden school Here was named in Honor of the educator. Funeral plans Are incomplete. Raleigh a details of a proposed regrouping of North Carolinas state agencies have been unveiled before a sub Coin Mittee of the governors committee on state government he organization. A the proposal to regroup the Sale s 1 7 Quot Gere a a cards and com Mission under 29 to net level department rep Sente eight months work by a study Coman a a a appointed by gov Bob Scott and headed by sen John Henley of Cumber land county the subcommittee was one of four which went to work Thun Day after the full committee met and was told to work for an october completion Date. Eleven of the 20 proposed do Mir Mente would he headed by the elected Council erf state members but there would be some reshuffling of responsibilities among them eight other departments would be formed a to encompass agencies which no Are answerable Only to the governor. The 20th Agency would be a. New Structure for higher Educa turn hut this controversial matter will be handler by another study group to be named by . A the largest proposed depart went would be a department of human affairs composed of agencies concerned with health education institutional care and economic Security of aged infirm. Orphaned a and Handi capped persons. It would include the a Juja Ardiff health department of social services department of mental. Health medical Tare commission and a number of smaller agencies including Var it. Schools for the deaf and it s a a Quot it Esh ruffle. Page 6> by if a huh pm Ess Israel and Syria locked in Large male combat on the ground and in the air today for the third straight Day. Syria claimed six israeli jete downed the Israel is claimed two syrian Mig and admitted the loss of Ime israeli Jet israeli jets attacked syrian army Camps wat Quot Dantas us for the second Day in succession. And Large scale dogfights raged through the syrian skies then Syria announced that israeli tanks had creased the cease fire line on the Golan Heights violent fighting along the frontline is still continuing a said Damascus radio shortly after non a the enemy is throwing his armoured units against our positions and our forces Are engaging them Quot a Quot Quot a Shell lore a three not Hole in the Wing of an italian pcs jetliner As it flew 31,000 feet Over Damascus hut the plane Landing in Beirut. Am none of the 104 persons aboard was Hurt the hit Punk him a i Uri tank containing More than i tons of aviation kerosene Ami knocked out the two port engines members of the Crew said it was a Miracle Quot they wore Abb in reach the Laban a capital a a egyptian president Gama Abdel Nasser meanwhile rejected the Nev l a s plan for m Iddle East peace charging it would Tevel Salt a in pms Etsin of the gtd i Eifrid y which it seized from Syria m the 19�7 War a the israeli government called Tenne its ambassador from Washington to discuss the american prop a Al. Twit the sem official Jerusalem newspaper it Nar called it plan which can Lead not to a permanent settled to eid hut to an Syria said 40 of is mugs Rose to torte these ii air Torce. The largest number of interceptors the syrians have admitted sending up m a single engage ment since the 1967 War. The coi Munique said the syrian pilots lad shot Down five planes while antiaircraft fire from the ground brought Down a sixth it said two of the planes crashed m syrian territory thei i a pilots were a Ca stored and one of them was being treated for injuries t a the communique added that no syrian planes had been hit tin israeli military command said its planes attacked the same three major syrian bases hit thursday at Watana 16 Miles Southwest of Damascus Biswah my Miles South of the City and Sajen 60 Miles Southeast of the capital a leu ii communique said he Raith. Like those. Thursday Wece in retaliation for recent acts of aggression Quot and particularly for the heavy Syri 1 Sec Mideast. Pae 6> Leon Roebuck or. Robert l. Smith rotary changeover Leon Roebuck or. Last night assumed the presidency of the Washington rotary club succeeding Robert l. Smith. He said Fiat committee assignments for the coming year would be announced next thursday night with distribution of the club year Book. Earlier. Frank Ruble a past District governor had presented a past presidents pin to or. Smith and lauded him for giving the club outstanding leadership which was reflected in the annual Secretary s report by Toby Capehart the figures showed gains in membership and finances. Or Ruble said of Smith a you have Given us in aping challenging and motivating leadership. A
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