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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - March 11, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather lain Likely tonight and thur Day Ijoyi mostly upper 30� and Loar 40s. High thursday neatly upper 40� and so Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial 46-2145 tre Tweer it to and 7 06 it Rork and one Anil he delivered to Jim established 1909 sixteen pages Washington North Carolina. Wednesday afternoon March 11. 1970 daily except Inda 1 Laos info increases by James Phillips associated press writer Washington apr the Nixon administration apparently anxious to head off charges of a credibility trap has divulged More detail about american involvement in War torn Laos. The la Teal announcement came tuesday when the Pentagon disclosed that american military advisers in Laos draw $65 monthly combat pay the stipend goes to . Servicemen in Lane even though the Neutral nation is not considered a a combat zone Quot the Pentagon said. A spokesman added the Odra pay a reflects the fact that personnel receiving this. Are vulnerable to hostile action in hazardous site a Lions. A a the announcement about combat pay was a in line with desire to make increased information available to the american Public about . Involvement in Laos said defense spokesman Jerry Friedheim. The move to disclose More information came in the after math of a controversy Over president Nixon s statement that no american servicemen had did in Jim 1&Quot Amqui a it Bat operations. Soon after Nixon made the remark it was revealed that an army capt. Joseph k. Bush or. Had been killed in a firefight with the North vietnamese on the Edge of the Plain of jars on feb 10, 1969. The administration contended the death was to a hostile fire As Bush and an unidentified sergeant tried to defend the compound. Bush the Pentagon said tuesday was awarded the Silver Star for his bravery when he Quot attempted single Anderly to attack the enemy raiders firing Mir deployment under fire m d. It ufos wh1snant As he advanced and killing two of the enemy Quot other americana in the com Pound managed to escape White tto uie press Sec act irs Vlf f a j f Ronald l Ziegler repeated to in Lolly ii i tuesday that he sees no conflict Between Nixon s statement that no american had died in ground combat operations and the fact by that Bush received combat pay y a a i Perryl and was awarded the nations 11vi a Viii seeking by Carl p Lei Bosdorf associated press writer Washington api a sen Edward w Brooke has urged president Nixon to postpone plans to Start deployment in june of Multi warhead mires pending upcoming arms limits Tion talks with the soviet Union the Massachusetts Republican also called for prompt Senate action Oft his Resolution cosponsored by 43 senators urging the president to take the Lead on aa soviet moral a of Mir tests Brooke s Appeal came after Secretary Robert c. Sea Mam or. Disclosed tuesday Mir deployment will Start in june with the minuteman Iii land Means a the Gente May Well be of the bottle Seamans gave the Date to a i Load session of the Senate armed services committee his statement was released to the Public Quot after a number of delays and stretch outs we will Start Fielding the minuteman 111 in june Quot Seamans said adding that a based on tests to Date we have High Confidence m this previous statements said deployment would occur in late 1970 the minuteman Iii a replace Merit for the Tingle warhead minuteman ii intercontinental ballistic missile will carry three of the Mir multiple independently targeted re entry vehicle warheads its sea based partner the to warhead Poseidon will begin to take Over next january from the single warhead Polaris i Clear submarines Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said deployment of the mires wit complicate the Effort to reach an arms Limi Tat Ion agreement when the Stra Tegt arms limitation talks re open april a in Vienna he said he is a keeping his what is a Mir third highest decoration for All servicemen in Vietnam As Well As those stationed along the demilitarized zone in Korea receive combat pay the Pentagon said the defense department said that the 228 military personnel among the 1.040 americans working for the government in Laos do not receive certain income tax benefits related to service in a combat zone in another development Arthur z. Gardiner executive director of International voluntary services a private peace corps Type organization said six of its Young volunteers have died in Lam during the past four years. Four of them were shot Gardiner said. The 1vs sends volunteers into areas where the peace corps has been evicted Gardiner said adding that none Are involved in Clandestine operations for the Central intelligence Agency or other intelligence arms of the government. Nixon overrides Mississippi veto by g. C. Thelen or. Associated press writer Washington api a presi Dent Nixon has backed his Best known i Gro appointee in a High stakes political showdown with gov. John Bell Williams of Mississippi. Nixon a allegiance to James Farmer became known when the White House supported a. Decision to override Williams veto of $4.2 million for three head Start programs in Mississippi. The department of health education and welfare decided tuesday to Issue the Grants in spite of Williams action. The funds would serve 2,819 children mostly Black. Federal Law gives governors the Power to veto Heads tart Grants. However the Law stipulates the funds be paid directly to institutions or persons operating the program. In this manner sources said the Federal government can sidestep a veto. Williams objected to the Heads tart Grants on grounds the hew violates its own policies by permitting All negro head Start programs to operate. At the same time he said the department insists that Public schools be integrated. The action came As the White House announced that Nixon will Issue a statement late this week or Early next week covering the entire area of civil rights and school desegregation. On the Mississippi Heads tart Grants Farmer was understood to have made it Clear he would consider resigning Over the Issue. The decision is seen As the biggest Victory for the1 former head of the Congress on racial Equality Core since he joined the administration As an assistant hew Secretary for administration and child development including Heads tart. Farmers former colleagues in the civil rights movement him on notice the Mississippi decision was their litmus test of his effectiveness for the Black cause. A the White House knew they had to do this for the Sake of Farmers Public visibility Quot said one administration source. Moreover a source added the president could ill afford another defection Over civil rights. Leon e. Panetta resigned under pressure As director of hew desegregation efforts less than a month ago with a blast at the administration s reluctance to Force school integration. Farmer was deeply shaken by the White House ouster of a net to and refused to see reporters for Days afterwards. He voiced his anger to hew Secretary Robert h. Finch and insisted a fight was necessary on the Mississippi veto Finch carried the Case to the White House. The decision was the first important administration action see Farmer Page if m d ired whiznant of Belha Ven announced today his candidacy for a second term on the Beaufort county Board of county commissioners from the District comprising Pantego and part of Bath township Whisnant is the third incumbent on the Board to announce for re election the others Are Jack Swindell of Bath and Linwood Cayton of Richland two others have announced for seats being vacated by Board members who have announced they will not this year. They Are j. Stancil Lilley of Washington and Calvin Pittman of Chocowinity. The filing deadline is March 20. Whisnant a Farmer farm Leader and former educator first ran for a Board seat in 1968 and has served since december of that year. Whisnant is president of the Beaufort. County farm. Bureau and is a former vice president of the North Carolina farm Bureau. He received Many farm Leader awards during a Quarter of centry As head of the Thompson orphanage in Charlotte where he supervised a farm fit. Connection with the facility. Before going to Charlotte where he lived until 1966. The Belhaven Man taught school at Bath and Belhaven he is a graduate and former football player at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a native of Burke county and married the former Pearl Jones of Belhaven where they live at 519 water Street. Whisnant is a member of the Bhaven Pantego rotary club and is a past president of the Charlotte rotary club. He is also a member and Leader in St. James episcopal Church in Belhaven. In making is announcement Whisnant said �?o1 am interested in Good government and in representing the people of Beaufort county and in carrying their the democratic primary is scheduled for saturday May 2. Blast wrecks Plymouth store Plymouth n. C. It a the d. S. Swain Gas co. Building was destroyed by an explosion and fire tuesday causing damage estimated at. Between $30,goo and. $35,000. Fire chief Miller Warren said the cause had not been determined. No one was injured mrs Alva Lilly wife of company manager Fred. Lilly was dazed by the blast. Mrs. Lilly her husband and their Small daughter. Ginger were in the building at the time of the explosion. The company Sells bottled Gas and Gas appliances a the continued momentum toward deployment of this potentially destabilizing technology is highly Brooke said in a statement Quot it could have the most unfortunate consequences for the impending Salt negotiations. Earlier in an interview he said that the announcement of the Mir deployment Date by Bob Horton a military writer Washington apr one of the Pentagon s new pieces of armament that some in waft want to Shelve is Mir a weapon that was so hush hush two years ago that defense officials prohibited the very mention of it. For people who will still wonder what Mir is Alt about. Here is a primer q what is Mir a Mir is a Hydrogen bomb laterally it is an acronym which stands for multiple independently targeted re entry vehicle As a warhead on a missile it packs an explosive punch hundreds of thousands of tons of dynamite q what does Mir do a Mir rides in groups of three to a dozen in the upper stages of missiles aboard what is called a space one Mir file to one enemy target another can soar toward a differ enl target hundreds of Miles away. G How does it work a after Quot the main Booster engine of a the space proceeds outside w unwrap fire Twita enemy territory heading in one dire turn the his drop off or launches one of its lethal passengers toward the first target the Loca Tion of which is stored in a com ten Zed brain on the space the a then makes minute adjustments in Speed and direct Sce Mir Page 16 fingers Cwm a and hoping we can come to some agreement Mansfield also said he fears Quot the time has passed for sen ate action on Brooke s proposal calling for the United Stales to take the Lead m seeking a mom Sortum on Mir testing Rennke said he has made pm 11mid Effort behind the seme for action on hts prop Soi a posed a the Nixon adm Nistra turn a i Hope there is still ground for negotiation of meaningful arms limitation he v. My a in my opinion it does not enhance Chance for Sucre at Vienna a a the administration take the position that Mir deployment is acc Emsar to and that if will Spur the Arm talk by iting the t s nog it to t my posit ton Gen John ii a it in. The air fan e chief of stiff said in i testimony before the armed service committee that while the soviet Union has Quot yet test d a hard target Mir they have the technology to dry skip Rich a Mir and we believe Thev will do so a a United Church protestants face 2 Touchy issues older demos labor economist hit Nixon o to i i Days policy r ails by George w. Cornell a religion writer St. Louis a planner for a broadly United protestant Church today were wrestling graph said the nine denominations with a total membership erf More than 25 million Are the Episco pal. United methodist United with two Touchy issues the role presbyterian presbyterian of Bishops and the basis on which ministers in the new Church interpret gods will. Part of the unification plan describing a clergymen s responsibilities included this line Quot to identify and describe the acts of god whether recorded in the scripture Readl at the service or apparent in sock other at the Behest of review groups working Over the plan at the consultation on Church Union meeting Here a substitute line was offered tuesday Reading a to interpret the acts of god according to scripture and in the Light of these to interpret his acts in the contemporary . The matter was referred to a committee for further consider a Tion. Disagreement also arme Over whether a Section on Bishops spells the new churches acceptance of the historic episcopate considered by some christians As the line through which Christ a authorization to the ministry has been handed on since Jesus time. Part of that Section also was undergoing further revision. Five denominations involved in the talks have Bishops. The other four do not. The consultation tuesday night gave preliminary approval to several sections of the plan including a temporary name for the new Church a a Church of Christ uniting Quot or a for Short. Also okayed was a portion pledging the United Church to strengthen relationships and common action with All christians jews and others a committed to human Quot the United Church gives thanks for its biblical roots to Judaism and desires meaningful relationships with those who continue this heritage in their Faith and institutions Quot one Par Southern and Christian disciples churches the United Church of Christ and three Negr it it communions the african methodist episcopal. African methodist episcopal Zion Yand Christian methodist episcopal churches. Fin leaves family homeless a Mother and four children have been left homeless without clothes furniture food or Ordinary necessities of life when their Home burned to the ground on monday night. Mrs. Harvey Lilley on Cherry Road near ranters Creek Christian Church and her four children three boys sizes 12, 14, and seven and. A girl size eight Are in need of help. The Mother wears size 18. The family has moved to the old Mervin Cherry Home about one half mile from the burned Home. Any articles can be carried to the new Home or Phil Willis of Washington says that interested citizens can bring articles to his Home on 1211 North Market Street and he will take them to the family. Or. Willis says the need is immediate and critical Wii d ecu trustees a i Hrap ointment of three members of the Board of trustees of Western Carolina University was announced monday by gov. Bob Scott. A a they were Ted Jordan of Robbinsville. F Carl Harman of a Spruce Pine and or Charles o. Van Gorder of Andrews they succeed mrs. D. K. Moore of Raleigh who resigned and the late j Ramsey Buchanan of Sylva and w. Frank Forsyth of Murphy. W m Terr As rap Brown trial gets underway it bomb rips through Maryland courthouse Cambridge my a a a powerful explosion attributed by authorities to a time bomb Tore a huge Hole in the Dorchester county courthouse Early today. A state official who declined to be named said he thought the blast was a directly connected Quot with a car explosion monday night which killed two negroes near Bel air my. The car blew a few hours after the opening of the trial in Bel air Black militant h. Rap Brown on charges arising from racial disturbances Here in 1987, file courthouse explosion ripped a Bole 30 feet across in the front of the two Story 118-year-old building. There were no injuries. Sheriff Ira Johnson who said the device had been placed in a women a rest room on the second floor asked for an army demolition team from it. Meade md., to investigate. He said the building was locked tuesday afternoon when county offices closed and that the explosive apparently was planted in the rest room before then. Johnson added that a policeman had made a routine Check of the buildings locked doors minutes before the explosive charge went off the state official who requested anonymity expressed the View without elaboration that the courthouse explosion was a retaliation Quot for the two deaths in the Bel air car blast. One of the dead was Ralph Fea there tone 31, a Friend of Brown and his associate in civil right campaigns. The second Man was unidentified. Col Thomas Smith of the state police said it was believed the explosive which killed them was Quot being transported in the car Quot by the victims authorities did not Rule the possibility that a bomb had been planted in the automobile. The whereabouts of the 25-year-old Brown remained a mystery. His presence had not been required at the monday opening of his trial on charges of arson and inciting to riot. William m. Kunstler. Browne a attorney obtained a postponement of further proceedings to next monday after telling the court tuesday the car blast Quot can to help affect the trial. A the trial was sent to Bel air to Miles from Cambridge on a change of venue after author plan harder by Edmond associated pres writer Washington api a House democratic Leader under criticism from Many of the party s younger members for being Loo soft on some administration policies Are mounting an increasingly vitriolic attack on presi Dent Nixon a economic program it appears speaker John w Mccormack and his lieutenants now have found an Issue on which they Are willing to do partisan Battle the speaker prime target try Hung democratic a Efi waking fresh Leader ship has resorted to some uncharacteristic harsh language against an incumbent president. Leading the charge in the past several weeks has been democratic Leader Carl Albert of Oklahoma after each indication of economic slowdown such As. A decline in housing starts or an increase in unemployment Albert has taken the floor with a Brief speech accusing the administration of promoting simultaneous inflation and recession. Tuesday Mccormack prised reporters by criticizing a see demo. Page 16 by Nikii .11,Bride a labor writer Washington api the Al Cion Stop economist said today president Nixon a Strin gent a nil inflation policy is a a Blunderbuss Quot that could shoot Down the big gains in employ ment and earnings won by millions of workers m the booming i960 Nathaniel Gold Mger told the joint economic committee of Congress the highest interest rates in a Century under Nixon policies Are raising costs and Price and defeating my prs dents Effort to curb i nation s worst inflation in 20 years citing the nations big growth in Joba and income in the imps. Gold Mger said a by Early 1970 these gains were being re versed with increasing layoffs and cutbacks in working hours in Many industries and occupy ti-.�?� Gold Mger said in prepared remarks that Nixon s policies of tight Money High interest and Sharp Federal spending cuts threaten Moat the recent Job and wage gains of Many negroes and other minority group workers he urged the White House to ease on its policies to prov Ide billions in Federal Money to solve a growing housing Amis and to toughen economic re. Traits on big business sex pan Sion which he said was the prime cause of the nation s inflation. A the present inflation i largely a profit inflation a a he said in urging repeal of the 7 per cent Federal business invest ment tax credit. Quot the administration policy of severe economic restraint has unfairly selected econ rim m Loti .u.,1 groups that re in tit Jed to most of the Burden Home build ing Mailer businesses state and local governments and Collar worker particular to these who Are most vulnerable to unemployment with lib least skill education Ami work experience he said. A the adm Nistra i Ion s Der Huss policy can finally ailed the activities of the big Corpora turns by pulling Down the Bouse by in depressing the mine of workers Farmer and snub or businesses that the Sale and profit of the Quot big Rory Wratten Are finally affected Quot Gold Mger Aid Hyde historical society preserving Story of past ties expressed fear of new disturbances if it took place in Cambridge where two blocks of buildings were burned in the 1967 disorder. In Cambridge states atty. William b. Yates the trial prosecutor said when told of the courthouse explosion it was a Odd and Peculiar that there a two of them a that it was a too Early to speculate on their Kunstler declined to say w Hether he had been in Contact with Brown. He said he telephoned his clients wife in new York tuesday to warn her husband to a keep of Bel Fairfield the Hyde county historical society founded in 1968. Is sparking historical research which Atli help find and Reserve the Story of the past in this coastal county which is among the oldest in North Carolina Here arc some of the things it is doing continuing work on Rea search projects., and a historical exhibits to be displayed at the East Carolina Bank. A during the school years 1967-68. 1968-69 and 1969 70, a special local history project has been underway in the Mattam skeet school. a �,1______ a although we had no students on the face program in 1969, Henry Lane Gibbs a 1969 graduate of Mattam skeet school was employed by the association to do Field work Gibbs worked three afternoons a week and on saturdays during the Samitier months and in the fall worked without compensation he began a research project on marriage Bonds wrote an article on Quot a aunt Lizzie Quot Quot for newspaper publication and rediscovered an unknown cemetery in the White Plains area this cemetery contains the oldest Stone 1802, yet found in Hyde county. Miss Elizabeth Swindell president says the Hyde county historical association was formed april 27, 1963. And became incorporated As a non profit organization april 30, 1968 she said the Rev. A. A d. Noe of Bath gave invaluable help and inspiration toward working the Early plans and that David Slick. Dare county author discussed various was Small Gre a per a work m the important areas of research and preset Vitigo thing of local historical also rep Iris that Don Lennon curator of the manuscripts division of East Carolina University stressed the great need for historical research in Eastern North Carolina and especially Hyde county about which Little has been compiled miss Swindell says an historical Marker at the mat Tam skeet Lake Road or Ter Section of highways no 94 and no. 264. Was secured through the cooperation of the state Highway commission. The no. State Library replaced several missing volumes of the Saunders Clark colonial records in the Library in the county courthouse the chs president also stated that in order to broaden interest in local history a special project was begun in the Mattam skeet school during the 1967-68 school year through he keen interest and direction try the teachers All students in the eight tenth and eleventh grades participated they chose their own research projects and excellent reports were written about different communities churches schools bust Nesses old a m i. 1 y cemeteries legends the courthouse Etc. Copies of these reports will be placed in the school Library a special donation was Given As awards for the selected outstanding reports and the following students were recognized at the annual meeting in january 1969 Carolyn love and Barbara Blake 9th Grade Matt Musk Al Cudgo and the fwu Viohl primitive Baptist Church Hetty Credic Jerry Sprat at a y Fiu d Garry a 111 h. G Rad \ i o Neal and Bryan Berry. Ich Grade Slanesville St Hoot Currituck cemeteries. Lake Landing and middy it cetus la Viriee. 4-�?-�?-�?4-4 Mongura and Vance paper wet presented to the school Library. In recognition of Helen and Mary Helen Tunnel i. 12th Grade William. Warren Spencer. Clerk of the Quot court and Short bits of Hyde miss Swindell said i cooperative historical research project will be continued with the Mattam skeet school. / research projects so far com pitied by the students at Mattam skeet school which Are ready to be complied for publication Are As follows a general comprehensive history of Hyde county we consider this an initial Effort and Hope that future research on the county will be in greater depth indexing of cemeteries although this work is already extensive we believe More cemeteries will pfc located in the future. Should this occur additional information will be printed copies of the Hyde county census for 1714, 1715, and 1790 alphabetized. Plans Are in the making for alphabetizing the i860, 1870 and other census a see Hyde. Page 1�>
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