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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - June 27, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy and warm Del evening with Chance oth a a Tor shown it. Becoming a neral a fair and Leas humid tonight Bloodmobile coming june 30washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial metals Between a a and 1 00 o clock and one wet be delivered to you Estabr Mfd 1909 eight pages Washington North Gardus a saturday afternoon june 27. 1970 daily except Sunda it riots touched off by jailing of Bernadette Devlin by Andrew Torchia antedated Presa writer Londonderry Northern Ireland apr prote Tanu catholics and British troops oat tied in the a tree la at three Northern Ireland cities Friday night in riot touched off by the jailing of civil rights Leader Bernadette Devlin the violence began after miss Devlin a the youngest Mem her of the British House at com began a six month sentence on charges of helping incite the Catholic protestant riots in Northern Ireland last year More than 1.000 protestants and catholics were involved in Friday night s disturbances in Londonderry. Armagh and Bel fast the capital of predominantly protestant Northern Ireland the rioting in Londonderry lasted five hours. Fourteen per a Aone were sweated end a Sal tag hospitalization. Eight soldiers were injured in Belfast four seriously. Two men were injured in two hours of disturbances in Armagh where miss Devlin went to begin her sentence in the women s jail the trouble in Belfast began when a protestant procession ran into a rival March of catholics protesting miss Devlin s arrest. British troops ii nag Lear mans lost her last Appeal and Diers were injured three require Gas separated the protestant and Catholic crowds police in Londonderry also tired tear Gas grenades in London about 70 Irish men and women marched to the Home office to protect mias Devlin s jail sentence police made six arrests miss Devlin Leader of the Catholic minority in predominately protestant Londonderry was scheduled to address 2 000 residents of the City s District before being taker to jail but to policemen intercepted her oar and took her direct to to Armagh when she reached the heavily guarded jail demonstrators out Side shouted. A god bless you Bernadette you Are a Saint a she rolled Down a window of the car and replied Quot thank you for turning up but please Don t cause any trouble Quot Quot a into a a by met Rufean Ltd that although pm my Tod granted miss Devlin permission to make the Boisde speech and then surrender the was arrested out of fear she would deliver a dramatic talk that would Trig Ger rioting Ivan Cooper a protestant civil rights supporter who accompanied miss Devlin from Bel fast went to the hog Side Meei ing where news of miss Devlin s arrest was greeted with an an try uproar Quot Shi Atad to Tell you not to name the Ordinary protestants for this but to blame the people who Are trying to deprive the working Man of his civil rights Quot Cooper told the crowd miss Devlins sentence does not mean she lose her right to vote in parliament with time off for Good behaviour she could be freed by october in the past two years she has become a Symbol of the drive by the Catholic minority in Northern Ireland to win what to considers equal rights in mus tag. Johs and voting mias Devlins application for leave to Appeal her conviction to the House of lord was denied at a hearing in Belfast lord Mcdermott Northern Ireland lord chief Justice ruled the Case of incitement to riot and riotous behaviour and been clearly proved her lawyer argued that As a member of parliament she had Lawag a israeli forces invade adopts new mail deluge paperwork loads. ,. We a p to j statement Byna s Trolan Heights own d Ratt o Oards local civic clubs to take census municipal leaders meet Here mayors and City officials from a dozen North Carolina communities came to Washington on the Pamlico Friday for a weekend meeting of the executive committee of the n. C. League of municipalities. A. Thomas Stewart mayor of Washington. Is league president and while his official activities have been curtailed for awhile because he is recuperating from a recent illness nevertheless the visiting came to Bis River cottage yesterday to Greet him and to be greeted and welcomed., this morning several officials were playing Golf on the Washington yacht and country dub co dose. The wives were visiting colonial Bath under the auspices of Edmund Harding. At noon today the group boarded yachts for a trip up the Beautiful Pamlico River to Texas Gulf Sulphur Plant at Leeds Creek where tvs will be Host for a luncheon. There will be a dinner tonight at the country club for the group. And on sunday morning a business session will be held at the Washington City Hall where league business along with the problems of towns and cities will be discussed. Mayor and mrs. Stewart will have the group at their cottage on sunday for lunch. Following the luncheon the meeting will break up. It was pointed out today that any time an official group comes to the original Washington fun and work Are equally divided. And. That has been the Case Here see meeting Page 8 a number of washing tones civic dubs will participate in the census which will be con ducted next week. Clubs assisting in this venture Are rotary civitan lion kiwanis. Elite and Jay Ges. The Partid pation of these groups came As a result of tuesdays special City Council meeting at which time the City Council asked for much needed assistance. The housing authority under the direction of its executive director Bill Cochran will be responsible for taking the census in the housing projects. There Quot Quot have been a few individual it Zens volunteering to help in this census. There is a great need for additional help. Citizens Are asked monday to Call 946-4191, if they can help in this project. The coordination of this census is under the direction of the Washington Jaycees and its president Tom Boyd. The administrative work is being performed under the direction of Earl Bonner director of Public works. The captains for this census will meet at a Kickoff dutch treat luncheon at the rendezvous on monday at 12 00. The census will officially begin after this luncheon. Anyone in the City of see census Page 8 mid East gets allocation the Law enforcement planning division of the mid East economic development District has been allocated $10,910 to be used for planning and development of Law enforcement and criminal Justice planning during the 1970 fiscal year. The disbursement by the committee on Law and order was from a state allocation of $257,850. The mid East District is comprised of Bertie Washington Pitt Martin Beaufort and hide counties. By Jim Luther associated press writer Washington api of Forst by Antiwar groups to bog Down the draft with a flood of paperwork apparently is having a relatively serious Impact on the selective service system National draft Headquarters sent a letter Friday to local boards acknowledging the problem of mounting mail and authorizing them to ignore letters from persons with Only a passing interest in the draft. Draft director Curtis w Tan said in the letter much of the mail is a part of an Effort apparently intended to bog Down the selective service system in a morass of no a Tim ate of what officials Call junk mail has been made but spokesmen concede its pm pact. They said one trick of those involved in the Campaign is to submit Bulky documents books and other material for filing in a registrants dossier a local boards need not respond to letters from no Regis brants or other persons who cannot be identified As having More than a general interest in the operation of selective service a Tarr wrote state directors. Selective service is distributing 100,000 Check an answer postcards and has another 100.000 if needed. Another 500.000 Are to be printed next order has approved a policy statement required by the Federal government for continued receipt of Federal ant crime funds following the slayings at Kent state University in Otoe and Jackson state College in Mississippi the policy statement requires local Law enforcement agencies which Haven t already done to train their men in the use of lethal weapons in riot situations James Van Camp committee administrator told the groups Friday the state could avoid Quot Federal intervention by Way of a special condition on our Grant Quot by adopting the policy. The committee unanimously approved the statement although two members criticized it. The director of the state Bureau of investigation Charles Dunn said a i think this is just the Start of a lot of Federal interference. And i think the precondition adoption of the bet Ore funds Are pm u says that people in Washington Are More concerned about human life than our local Law enforcement people a and that a just not National guard Gen Ferd Davis said Hutty Guti amp a the statement Quot presumes that All of our local people Haven t Given any thought to the problem of Relief Mission first lady sets sunday Takeoff for Peru visit by Frances lew1ne associated Orcas writer san Clemente Calif. It apr first lady Pat Nixon a earthquake Relief Mission to Peru is gaining momentum with new appeals for funds and the loading of tons of supplies today a cl35 air Force cargo plane has been added and will Fly be bind the first lady a presiden bal Jet plane with an extra seven tons of Relief Good the two planes were ready to be loaded this afternoon at Eltoro Marine air station near the Western White House a 7 30 a.4n departure from there sunday is set for mrs Nixon on 4,189-mile nonstop flight to Lima on Peru s Pacific coast. The 20,000-Pound cargo of Quot priority needs will include tents blankets and warm clothing a special donation of 350 blankets came from members of the president s official family including his Cabinet. They were collected during the past two Days since mrs Nixon a Mission was announced the Western White House is sued a last minute Appeal for funds for the 800,000 homeless and 100,000 injured victims of the earthquake disaste4 presidential Counselor Robert h. Finc coordinator of re Lief Aid to Peru sent telegrams Friday asking mayors of six us cities which have s City programs with Peru to raise Money to be delivered by mrs. Nixon Quot in this time of National need you May. Want to contribute to the Relief and rehabilitation to those who Are closest to you in that country Quot Finch wired the. Mayors of Psi Hanla Fla Sioux City lows Santa bar Hara Calif Flint Mich Char Lotte . And Vancouver Wash they Are part of the Sis Tor City projects launched with Jatin american his president Eisenh. Were a admin set mrs. Nixon Page it see weapons Page 8 week the postcard carries boxes d0111 of hold Riff Horn or off off Tritak Mau Sute Bloodmobile set Fernes a a christened to visit area where local draft officials May Check one of three Standar amp Gre plies a simple acknowledgement that a letter has been received a notation that it has been filed or a reference to draft regulations. Tarr advised state directors to use the postcards a in. Order to ensure the continuous operation of the system and allow it to fulfil. Its primary function of meeting Calls for care must be taken to see that correspondence raising legitimate specific questions As to see draft Page 8 three killed in War Washington apr the latest list of servicemen killed in action in Southeast Asia includes three army men from North Carolina. A a they Are sgt c. Robert l. Henderson of Spring Lake sgt. Richard Grieme of Hendersonville Quot and pfc. Thomas d. Griffin of Raleigh a democratic party conventions were held today in North Carolinas 11 congressional districts to name committees and prepare for the state convention in Raleigh july 14. Peace resolutions were sex peeled to be presented at Sev eral of the meetings. Similar resolutions were offered at Sev eral county democratic conventions last saturday and Somr were passed. District conventions were Belt at Greenville Tarboro golds Bobo Raleigh Winston Salem Greensboro Fayetteville con Cord Charlotte Hickory Ano Waynesville members were named to the state convention. and to the state executive an it i District executive committees this was the first time the conventions have been held in the districts. Heretofore that were held in Raleigh Only Hou before the opening of the Stav convention. The system was changed As part of a revamping of the party organization in a move aimed at getting greater parti pation by party members were you new Bern n. C. A gov. B"0b Scott says North Carolina will spend about $2 million during the next fiscal year to operate its 18 ferry boats. The governor spoke Friday at a a rung ceremonies for two ferries a the Herbert Bonner and the ocracoke., the vessels which operate on the outer Banks have undergone overturn and repairs during the last five months at a Cost of $240,000 each the hulls have been replaced at the new Quot Bern shipyards and the capacity of the ferries increased by 25 per cent. The states ferry Boato sometimes referred to As North Carolinas Navy transported More than 1,5 million people and nearly 500,000 vehicles last year Scott said. So far this year traffic on the ferries is up almost 20 per cent Over the first half of last year. Quot our citizens and our out of state tourists want Quick Access to coastal areas that would be largely inaccessible without ferries Quot a Scott said. A Sopr a Navy is providing that Access and i am proud of the Good Job it is the governor said he Hopes that a year from now another Inland ferry run will be in operation to connect Minnesota Beach and Cherry Point on the Neuse River. The red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Beaufort county for two important Days next week on monday and tuesday june 29 and 30. A a on monday the Bloodmobile will be in Washington at the Moose Lodge Between the hours of 12 noon and 6 00 . On tuesday the Bloodmobile will be in Aurora at the High school Quot gym from 12 noon until 6 00 . During the blood Bank year just coming Toan end to. Dale the blood Bank has collected 666 pints of blood in Beaufort county. During the same period rec dents of Beaufort county have used 819 Pinto of blood a total of 640 Pinto of blood has been used Tere in Beaufort county hospitals and 179 have been used by local citizens in outside of the county. These include Duke Una. Watte Wayne Pitt and Norfolk hospitals the quota for Beaufort county for the year just ending was set at 1,050, thus the county has fallen Short of its quota by 1 64 Pinto Billy Mitchell is general chairman of the Beaufort county Bloodmobile in Aurora Mabel Allen and Virginia Bonner will be in charge of the visit there. Beaufort county people Are counted ind och Roundup urged to give a pint of blood at either the Moose Lodge in Washington on monday Pratt few High school gym in Aurora on tuesday. -. It is pointed out that when local residents Are using More blood than is Heing Given the county is in trouble insofar As. Retaining the Bloodmobile is concerned meanwhile a r Bragg Dawson or hair Man of the Bloodmobile Contact comm Jlee of St. Peters Church is request Reg fimbers to give blood when the Bloodmobile stops at the a a Moose Lodge on the papi Nius Highway monday june 29, from 12 noon to 6 00 . The other members of the committee Are messes. Tom Mann cd Ter jr., Dick Leach and Blount Rumley. Or. A a number of St. Peters people through the years including the Rector have received blood in the. Local Hospital and elsewhere and this gives us a great Opportunity to respond to this Appeal for blood As a Way of showing our thanks for the blood we have received in or emergencies Quot observed the Rev. Irwin Hulter. Jr., the Rector of the Church a i am grateful to or. Dawson s committee for Quot reminding St. Peters people to give blood next monday a he concluded. .11 Damascus Calls fight a heaviest by the associated press israeli forces invaded syrians Golan Heights Friday and fought syrian troops in an All Day Battle that the Damascus government called Quot the heaviest longest and fiercest Quot since the 1967 Middle East War a Syria said 45 of its older were killed and 75. Wounded. The military command in Tel Aviv said 10 israeli troops were killed an 27 wounded. Israel launched the attack be cause Syria was Quot on the verge Quot of staging a birder War of attrition. An israeli officer told a news conference the officer said the raid was eroded to pecs for if syr arts a in think a again ins. And of gliding into such a War the Tel Aviv spokesman said israeli orces overran six syrian outposts destroyed fortifications in them knocked at least to tanks out of action downed four migs. And took 37 prisoners the israelis lost one fighter Jet the spokesman said. The Damascus spokesman called the outcome of the Battle Quot a severe lesson to Israel and said the syrian forces destroyed 35 israeli tanks 32 Hal tracks three uhf Elvation posts two radar stations ii gun batteries one rocket unit Rand seven jets Quot our air and land forces Are now giving the israelis a taste if their Power a a military spokesman in Damascus said a by now the israelis and the . Imperialists who Back them must have realized that june 5, 1967, will never be repeated Quot i to fighting along the cease Fife line broke Quot out wednesday when syrian tanks and artillery mounted a heavy attack against israeli a posts on the Golan Heights Israel struck Back thursday with an air attack on army Camps near Damascus and a Broad artillery and tank drive All along the 50 mile front on another front an israeli spokesman said an egyptian mig17 was shot Down when it and several other planes struck at an israeli position on the Suez canal two israeli soldiers were wounded the spokesman said Cairo said egyptian Langsand artillery pounded israeli canal posit Post Florip direct the egyptian Cornland also said israeli planes a braided our positions along the canal but caused no damage or casual a ties Quot league officials Chat a or. And mrs. Leigh Wilson of Raleigh and mayor and mrs. A. Thomas Stewart Center of this City Chat during a meeting of the executive committee of the North Carolina league of municipalities Here. Mayor Stewart president is hosting the meeting. Or. Wilson is executive Secretary of the influential Sta tape organization staff photo by Litchfield ten More Calls have been received saying a we were not that brings the Teta number of Calls received a it 122 of which 48 came from within the Wash Langton City Umilta and 74 from outbid every Effort a being mad to get an accurate count of the population of Washington and Beaufort county. Trio a who have not been counted Are asked to Call 944-3544 Day or night and in eluding sunday. Hie Washington Jan Creet along with Ether organizations Are now mapping out the area in Arder to make a recount cambodians brought to s. Vietnam by Richard Pyle Alao cited Presa writer Saigon a More than 8,000 cambodian civilians and troops have been brought to South. Vietnam in a massive emergency evacuation that Means Cambodia has virtually abandoned its three northeastern provinces to the North vietnamese. A military spokesman in Saigon confirmed today that the cambodians were pulled out of two towns Laba Siek and to Kheo in a military operation that began june 24. Quot the operation is now Complete a the spokesman said. The operation originally announced As a drive to evacuate ethnic vietnamese from the towns in ratan Akiri province was carried out by a 5,000-Man ground Force that pushed into Cambodia from Plesku. South Vietnam the refugees including several Hundred cambodian troops were brought out via Highway 19 to Plesku and a nearby former . Base Camp enari. South vietnamese troops involved in the operation said the evacuated cambodian soldiers had no weapons. The pullout also was announced Fay a military spokesman in phenom penh where officials had said earlier that both Laba Siek and to Kheo were to be held a at All the cambodian spokesman gave a slightly different version of the evacuation saying Only that cambodian troops had been withdrawn from the ten cities by air. The pullout meant the cambodians apparently have abandoned the country s three North Eastern provinces ratan Akiri Mondul Kiri and stung Trengo to the Viet Cong and North vietnamese to Kheo and Laba Siek Are located in the area where the to Chi Munh Trail runs South paralleling the South we namese Border they ageless than 30 Miles West of Plesku South Vietnam. The cambodian spokesman. Maj. Am rang said last month following the fall of Lom Phat City South of Laba Siek that see Indochina Page a it
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