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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - March 10, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy tonight Witt temp Sture mostly j0�. Wed in Lar increasing cloudiness highs mid 50 to Mil 00, Washington daily news if you do not get your paper ,. Dial 94-21tt Between a and 1 00 9�?~cfck and one a ill be delivered in you established 1909 Tomt parcs Washington North Carolina tuesday afternoon March 10, 1970 daily except sunday report says enemy would sign peace for withdrawal american foreign Aid faces most Radical reorganization by Daniel de Luce associated pres writer have the North Viet tin Mese made any significant chantre in their View on ending the War the Lanir nage of diplomacy is Slippery at heat. A. Sea Ament must come from those with Dav to Day knowledge of the mane vering on both aides. By John m hig1itowfr a special correspondent Washington a after 22 years of operation punctuated by periodic shakeup. The . Foreign Aid program is facing the Moat Radical reorganization in its history. In line with a presidential task forces recommendation for dramatic reforms. President Nixon has promised a a new approach to foreign assistance the while mouse fight for overseas a Arista Nee funds has grown far More difficult in recent years with Many Congress men seeking to Cut . Costs and involvement abroad Nixon obviously Hopes the new a coming hot Ever proach will make the whole foreign assistance establishment More acceptable on Capitol Hill. The president won t Send his final recommendations to con Grecu until next Jinnity Ash of finals feel the Broad outline of his final proposals was set out in the report issued last weekend by the task Force headed by former Bank of America presi Dent Rudolph a Peterson the Peterson report highly praised by Nixon Calls for dismembering the present foreign assistance organization the Agency for International development and scattering its functions among five new or reorganized divisions High court delays neighbourhood Rule the report also called for greater emphasis or International cooperation a created use of International it Gene Tes and More responsibility by in Deidre edified neg and administering Aid programs at present Aid is the product of a frequently reformed system of foreign assistance administration going Back officially to april 194. But actually with an even longer history the first major Aid undertake tug lend Leas began in March 1941 As a Way of helping the allies in world War it. It i see Aid. Page 8 Telephone Coop meet scheduled rut Quot luring i i Day stay in North Vietnam my boats appeared eager to press on me a message they seemed to regard As significant a they Are willing to agree to a cessation of Alt hostilities in May become apartments the old Louise hotel in downtown Washington. Long a popular hostelry in this coastal waterfront City before closing in late 1968. May be converted into Low rent apartments for the elderly. The City Council last night authorized the housing authority to seek leased housing funds for the proposed conversion of the building from the department of housing and Urban development. Staff photo by Litchfield apartments for elderly Council authorizes request for Federal housing funds . Dead in Laos will be released by w alter r. Mears associated press writer Washington api amid congressional charges. He is dodging demands for disclosure of .-laotian involvement president Nixon has ordered the Public release of american casualties and air losses As they occur in the Southeast asian country. In announcing the policy change monday night the White w county Man named a f e r n i e la Ughi n g h of s a prominent Pantego Farmer businessman and Community Leader was monday named to the interstate mining Council by gov. Bob Scott. Laughinghouse will replace the late Frank c. Kucler of this City. He will represent non governmental conservation interests and will serve a term expiring june 30, 1971. House disclosed six civilians were killed in Laos last year As the result of hostile enemy action. Press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler said the administration will immediately a inform the american Public about All military aircraft losses and military air personnel casualties in Laos once search and Rescue missions Are Ziegler said this is the same policy followed on Vietnam losses. In the past casualties in Laos have men lumped with those of Southeast Asia As a whole. Of the six civilians All described As having support rather than Active military roles three were killed by ambush one. Was shot As he was piloting see Laos Page 8 Hyde w Oman 96, succumbs Swan Quarter mrs. Margaret Howard mag Carawan died in Edgecombe general Hospital in Tarboro last night. She was 96 years old. Funeral services will be held at 2 . Wednesday at the Eunice Chapel Church of Christ at Slanesville conducted by the Rev. C. C. Turner. Burial will be in the mount Olive Church cemetery at Ponzer. Pallbearers will be Leslie Spencer Billy Jean. Spencer Dennis. Carawan e. T. Carawan Malcolm Mason and Charlie Carawan. The body will remain at the see Carawan. Page 8 the Washington City Council last night authorized the housing authority Here to apply for Federal leased housing funds for Low rent housing apartments which would utilize the old Louise hotel in downtown Washington. Under the proposal a private Developer would acquire and renovate the hotel property into apartments for now income elderly citizens and lease it to the Washington housing authority. The plan is patterned after one now in operation in Kinston and utilizing an old hotel building there tin proposal was presented to the Council by a. Mann chairman of the housing authority and William i. Cochran jr., executive director of the authority Mann told the Council Quot we think we have a need for the project but we need your authorization to make application to the department of housing and Urban the Louise operated for Many years prior to closing late in 1969, contains 75 rooms and is owned by Hoyt Moore who has indicated an interest in Selling the facility. Plans Call for converting it into 30 to 40 apartments especially designed for the elderly. The authority will now make application for funds in an amount not yet determined with the department of housing and Urban development. Work would Start As soon As funding is approved and an estimated six months would be required for renovation and. Conversion. The authority presently operates 165 Public housing units in the City and 235 More unite have been authorized including 100 leased housing unite. Eighty nine units Are scheduled for addition to the West end project and forty six to the Pennsylvania Avenue project. The Council also voted to name the new waterfront Street Bee Council Page 8 by Barry Schweid associated press writer Washington a Tai supreme court has turned Down a Piea to hold its first hearing on racial imbalances in resulting from neighbourhood housing patterns. Chief Justice Warren e. Bur by indicated however it is an be the High court will have let fact ultimately the supreme courts refusal came late monday in a 7-0 decision in which it called for the Early desegregation of Public schools in. Memphis Tenn under a plan that promises to work quickly Memphis school. Officials urged a hearing on the neighbourhood school Issue saying any racial imbalance was due to housing patterns and not inti tonal school segregation. Instead the unsigned opinion reversed the judgment of the . Court of appeals in Cincinnati that Memphis already has dismantled a two race school system. The Federal judge who has. Had charge of the came Robert m. Mcrae jr., was i i rented to oversee further desegregation in line with the High courts Standard. Set Forth last october in a Mississippi school decision that Standard Isa the obligation of every school District is to terminate dual school systems at once and to operate now and hereafter Only unitary schools a once again the court swept aside a Contention that it has not adequately defined what it meant by a a unitary school systems. Burger in a concurring Opin Ion said last october s ruling a stated albeit perhaps toe cryptically that a unitary syp id was one of thin which no person is to be effectively sex see schools. Page 81 Younce rites held today funeral services for mrs. Lillie Edgarton you Nee age 84, of i Iff East fourth Street were held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home this afternoon at 2 o clock conducted by the Rev. Luther j. Matthews pastor of the first Baptist Church. Burial followed in Oakdale cemetery. The following served As pallbearers Terry Van Sparrow Jimmie Younce Guy t. Swindell Clarence b. Carowan Fred Watkins . Dorsey Welch. Mrs. Younce died in the Beaufort county Hospital Early monday morning following a critical illness of three Days. Surviving Are two sons one daughter one brother 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Pinetown tri county Telephone membership corporation Wilt hold its 13th annual meeting at i net own school auditorium at 7 30 . On thursday mar. 12. Ashley b Futrell. Editor of the Washington daily news will be the guest speaker. A member owners of the Telephone cooperative will meet to tear report Seq the operation of their business the members will also transact any business necessary including election of directors to serve three year terms. Guy Woolard and a e Midgette have been nominated from the i net own area and Alton Selby and John Hoff have been nominated from the Sidney Crossroads Exchange free prizes will be awarded to Lucky members attending the meeting. Tri county Telephone now serves nearly 1,000 members living in portions of Beaufort Hyde and Washington counties the automatic unattended dial exchanges Are at Pinetown Pike Road and Sidney Crossroads. The present directors of the locally owned business Are t r. Tyer or. President. H r Osborne vice president r o Smith Secretary treasurer o. H. Allen Haden Harris s. R. Respess Alton Selby and Guy Woolard. All members Are urged to attend this important meeting South Vietnam a foreign ministry spokesman told me. If the United states is prepared to make a commitment now to withdraw All american and at lied forces from the South in the future a fall problems about South Vietnam Are linked to the United states withdrawal of All its armed forces the foreign ministry spokesman said Quot if the United states will agree to carry out such a withdrawal. Discussion can be held and a Date agreed on for completion of the withdrawal conditions will he assured that All foreign troops will be Able to leave South Vietnam in perfect safety and without harm a the spokesman offered this version of North Vietnam s position of March 2 in receiving two representatives of the Asso emt de press at the conclusion of an authorized 18 Day visit to his country previously on feb 25, vice Premier and foreign minister Nguyen i toy Trinh discussed in an associated press interview the terms under which it might he mossime to agree to a standstill cease fire with . Forces a Tom a written question on to tip a Jiter Tel Nav which had been submitted w Day earlier the vice Premier replied in writ inf Quot As has been stall d in the 10-Pmnt Over All solution of the National front for liberation and the provisional revolutionary government of South Vietnam on tin basis of its principles and Content the parties shall reach understanding to the effect of one Ludig agreements on the relevant questions with a View to bringing the War in South Vietnam to an end. And contributing to restore peace in Vietnam Quot asked in person to amplify his response about cease fire terms to clarify the matter for foreign readers in said Quot the main thing is that such an agreement must provide for the withdrawal of All american the right of the South vietnamese to Settle their problems among themselves that Means recognition of the Independence and sovereignty of South Vietnam a drug program set to inform Public a operation mod a an educational Effort to inform the Public of the facts about drugs and suggest ways of meeting this problem will be held Here thursday mar 19 at 8 00 of clock at Eastern elementary school the Public discussion of the problem will take the form of a panel discussion Don Dawson of the tideland mental health Center will be Moderator the Kine will consist of Church Barham representative of the governor s committee on Law a order Daniel Kay. Psychiatrist of tideland mental health Center Dan Gilbert of the state Bureau of investigation and James r Oakley phar Cicitt of Washington a spokesman for this program said today a in View of the rising incidence of drug use among Young people we feel that All who Are concerned with youth and the Quality of life need to learn the facts about drugs and How to recognize and Cope with the the spokesman added Quot special Stewart Parkway dus Eye catching waterfront drive which is nearing completion Here was last night named Stewart Parkway in Honor of mayor a. Thomas Stewart a prime mover in getting approval of the Urban renewal pro Gram which made possible the beautification project for the City. The name had been proposed by. The Washington redevelopment commission. Staff photo by Litchfield a mention is being Given those who live Widbin the five counties served by the tideland mental health Center these counties Are Hyde. Martin Beaufort Tyrrell and Washington this Quot operation mod Quot is being sponsored jointly by the Washington Junior woman s club the Washington medical auxiliary tideland mental health Tenter Beaufort county mental health association a Washington i wants club and the. Mid East economic see drugs. Page 8� registration set St Peters Day school St. Peter s episcopal Church Vorill have Kinder Gar ten registration thursday March 12. From 9 do to 11 30 o clock m Gardner Hall. Children four and five years old with birthday on or before october Tai 197u. Will let a accepted registration fee is $1 per child. If you wish additional information Call mrs. Leila h 1 Dunston. Director at 946-8151 schools reopen in . Town by Rob Wood associated press writer Lamar. . It a the trouble scarred Lamar schools their Campus crowded with Highway patrolmen and National guardsmen reopened today without violence although two groups of White adults marched in protest of a court ordered integration plans school officials said 24 White pupils and 52 Blacks reported for class today one week after White adults clashed on the school ground with negro pupils and state troopers Normal enrolment is about 700. The negro pupils arrived on buses escorted by Highway patrolmen the Whites came in private cars driven by their parents. Shortly after school opened a group of 18 White adults came within a Block of the Campus where they were met by a Force of riot armed Highway patrolmen. J. P. Strom chief of the1 state Law enforcement division said to the group Quot this school is under court order move the Whites dispersed Al see Lamar Page 8
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