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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - March 12, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Fuin Likely to in Fht and turn inf colder. Ova a re frettered a Hub a nowt to const tonight rain ending Friday lows tonight 40s highs Friday mid see Washington daily news if you do not get your paper dial a 21 As Between 30 and 7 00 o clock and on will be delivered to you established 1909 eight pages Washington North Carolina thursday afternoon March 12, 1970 daily Felt Fay in Senate Laos War blossoms into major Issue Hodges new wife due Back shortly Raleigh apr former gov Luther Hodges and his new wife Are expected to return to Raleigh this weekend from a european honeymoon and one of Hodges first tasks will be to find a new Secretary the 72-year-old Hodges married his Secretary of six years the former mrs. Louise Finlay son 48, in new York almost two weeks ago and they left for Portugal. The newlyweds Hare been touring in Europe since then in Raleigh the Hodges Are expected to make their Home in an apartment Complex. Meredith Townes the wedding performed by the Rev. Norman Vincent Peale in the Marble collegiate Church caught even the couples close friends by Surprise. It became known when engraved announcements arrived in Raleigh several Days after the feb. 28 ceremony. Hodges wife of 47 years had been killed last june in a fire which destroyed their Chapel Hill Home and mrs. Finlayson had divorced her husband of 24 years in january. At the time of her divorce. Mrs Finlayson had been Sepa rated More than a year from her husband. Oren a Finlayson a Southern Bell Telephone co. Executive. The Finlayson had lived in Raleigh until the separation when mrs Finlayson moved to Chapel Hill and Finlayson moved to Charlotte. Mrs Finlayson a duties As Secretary to Hodges were at the research Triangle foundation of which he is chairman. He is a former u. S Secretary of Commerce. A weekly newspaper which serves the Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill Triangle area the North Carolina Leader reports in its current Issue that the new mrs. Hodges said of the governor in an interview More than two years ago a a he a younger in Many ways than anybody in be Ever the new mrs. Hodges has two children by her previous marriage a Joan 15, and Oren Alexander Iii 21. Hodges has three children All married brisk winds blow Oil Slick Seaward off the Louisiana a Oast api a brisk winds it lowing Seaward brought Hope a Day that a massive Oil Slick night spare coastal Oyster Beds and a wildlife Refuge which is a Vinter Home for hundreds of thousands of peafowl. The Slick escaped encircling dooms and barges wednesday when High seas broke up the protective Chain which bad been containing most of it. The Oil was spewing from Wells on a Chevron Oil co. Platform 30 Miles out in the Gulf of Mexico where a month Long fire was masted out by dynamite tuesday. A company spokesman said the fire would be reignited a if Oil keeps moving to the Oyster the company also was ready if necessary to frighten the threatened Birds away with explosive charges. Interior Secretary Walter Hickel arranged to inspect the Oil spewing platform today after a flight from Washington to new Orleans included in his party was or. Leslie l. Glasgow assistant Secretary for fish and wild life Parks and Marine resources. Chevron Crews were kept at work through the night in an Effort to repair Breaks in the Chain of booms linking barges Quot carrying Oil skimming equipment High winds and Choppy seas prevented the Oil skimming vessels from operating wednesday and portions of the Oil Slick slithered past Breton Island the Bird refugee and grand go sier Island into Chandeler sound where 400,000 acres of Rich Oyster Beds Are located safety Engineer will Billon of Chevron said the Oil flow was still an estimated 18,000 to 30,000 Gallons daily. He said that the retrieving devices skimming the mixed Oil and water into barges had been recovering about 85 per cent of the Oil from the surface. Earlier this week a spokesman for the Louisiana wildlife and fisheries commission said a million waterfowl were in the Breton Island area. By Carl p leub8dorf associated press writer Washington Lap a the Little War in Laos has blossomed today into one of the major issues occupying the Senate with critics of president Nixon s policies in the tiny asian nation Basing their objections in two grounds a fear of another Vietnam general disagreement with policy in Southeast Asia two leading republicans minority Leader Hugh Scott and sen George Aiken of Vermont charge politics plays a role in the predominantly democratic criticism of the president. But virtually All Laos critics including some republicans Are those who have repeatedly objected to . Policies in Vietnam under both the Johnson and Nixon Nistra Lions the presidents Effort to Clear the air by issuing a detailed statement on . Activities has dearly failed to still Senate criticism. Some my ton now say privately that if everything the administration says on Laos could be believed their fears would be substantially lessened. But their experience on Vietnam when they believed the Johnson administration to their later regret makes them wary. Many see a repetition of the course that got the United states into Vietnam. A it is following the same pattern 11&Quot democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said a first Aid then logistics support then air Power and then Gas Quot adding quickly �?�1 done to think the Gas will go into a Resolution introduced wednesday by sen. J. W. Ful Bright. D-ark., chairman of the foreign relations committee which would put the Senate on record As reaffirming la Kaeti for congressional action before . Armed forces become involved in combat a in or Over Laos a a is designed to keep pressure on the administration to prevent an increase in . Involvement. The doubt about the administration s intentions has been heightened by the events of the past week in which the president originally said a no american stationed in Laos has Ever been killed in ground combat this was followed by the disclosure that one and then 27, and then nearly 50 americans had died during operations on the ground in Laos. Although the administration has admitted. It erred and pledged to list casualties in Laos each week the damage to its credibility had been done. Bombs explode in three n. Y. Skyscraper offices in Maryland mystery woman sought in probe of bombings Ernest cd Lufelt Blue Chip award Milton Brown retired president of of the Washington Jaycees receives the organizations Blue Chip Sward from Burkett Nealy area d vice president from Mattam skeet. The award is presented to a Prest Dent who increases club membership by 20 percent or More during his tenure to. Office. Staff photo by Litchfield j mrs. Ozrow Gibbs Dies Engelhard a mrs. Peck la Cara wan Gibbs wife of Ozrow Gibbs of Middletown died suddenly at her Home wednesday. She was 75 years old. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 . Friday in Soule cemetery conducted by the Rev. H. L. Martin and the Rev. James Boswell grandsons will serve As pallbearers. The body will remain at the Williamson funeral Home in Swan Quarter and be taken to the cemetery at the funeral hour. Mrs. Gibbs a lifetime resident of Hyde county was a member of he Middletown Christian Church. Surviving in addition to her husband Are five sons Linwood Gibbs Chesley Gibbs Calvin Gibbs All of Engelhard and Max and Jimmy r. Gibbs both of Chesapeake a. One daughter mrs. Mack Carawan of Engelhard 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A pricing selves out Quot Raleigh apr. Cameron West director of higher education in North Carolina says rising costs Are causing private colleges and universities in the state a to Price themselves out of the Market for West said wednesday a if by 1975 8,000 students who would have gone to a private College go instead to a Public one the additional Cost to the state based on today a figures would be approximately $8 million a Cullifer announces candidacy Ernest Cullifer 57 year old Farmer and Texas Gulf Sulphur company employee today announced his candidacy for Beaufort county commissioner from District four which comprises Long acre and part of Bath townships. Born and reared in the Pinetown area or Cullifer is a member of the free will Baptist Church a Puritan member who has served once As zone lieutenant governor and twice As District governor. He is a past president of the Beaufort county farm Bureau and served As director for a number of years he is a past precinct chairman of Pinetown and registrar for 18 years. He served for nine years on the Pinetown school committee and he says Quot i feel i am Well acquainted with our school needs in the county he is a graduate of Bath High school. Married to the former miss Mary Elizabeth Windley also a lifelong resident of Beaufort county they have three children one son and two daughters All married. In making his announcement today. Or cull Fersa a i a lowered county tax rate which will reflect honestly and clearly the recent big increase in our county property evaluations. I stand for adequate fire Protection for All people of our county and this Protection should be based on needs and services rendered. The educational problem of our county Are great and 1 shall do my part to find the most practical answers possible. I shall appreciate the vote and support of the citizens of my county in this the democratic primary is set for May 2. Break ins a a bring Appeal sheriff Jack Harris urged Beaufort county waterfront cottage owners to report the presence of suspicious people to his department. Sheriff Harris reported that there has been a rash of Brea Kins in cottages in the county especially in the area of the country club East of Here in it eluding daytime offences. The sheriff said in some instances people were seen in the area but those who saw them thought they were visitors or guests of the cottage owners. A i urge the residents in the waterfront areas to report the presence of strangers or suspicious people to help us break up this lawlessness a a the sheriff declared Cambridge map a mystery woman was sought today by police investigating pos Tibie links Between Quot two bomb Tegt and the arson riot trial of Black militant h rap Brown witnesses said he woman was in the Dorchester county courthouse a few hours before a powerful explosive device blew a big Hole in the building the blast Early wednesday followed by about 24 hours an explosion in a car on the out skirts of Bel air scene of Browne a trial which killed two negro men one has been identified As Ralph Featherstone 31, and the second tentatively. William Herman Payne. 25 both Feath Erstone and Payne had been associates of Brown in civil rights Campa Igns Brown did not show up for a trial session tuesday and his engineers submit tar River plan a100 year resource plan Tor the tar River has been submitted by the . Corps of engineers according to a dispatch today from Dick Hatch of Raleigh or. Hatch says that the plan follows three recommended Steps involving three Reserve omit. The plan it is said will provide water resource needs for 100 years the plan envisions flood Protection water Quality control water Supply recreation and fish and wildlife conservation. The three proposed reservoirs would be located at Grey Rock eight Miles South of Oxford. This would represent the first step and the Cost of this Reservoir is estimated to be $11,300.000 the second step would be the Spring Hope Reservoir and the third step would be the White Oak Reservoir at fishing Creek. The latter plan has already drawn some questions from the wildlife resources commission which fears that fishing Waters might be disturbed. A Public hearing on the Survey by the u. S. Corps of engineers and the recommendations w ill be held in Rocky mount on March 1.9 whereabouts continued to be a mystery. He is accused of arson and inciting other to com id it arson and to riot during 1987 a. Rial Rila Nurten Here in which j1 Quot she is Only suspect because she was seen in Ami around the courthouse tuesday before Smith said a she is from Mil of stale we have a very buildings were destroyed the trial was shifted from Cambridge to Bel air �8 Miles North areas Chesapeake Bay because of fear that it might touch off further disturbances in this City of 12.000 j Brown s attorney. William m Kunstler. Has obtained postponement of further court proceedings until monday. A a pattern has developed in this Case and there May he More and More incidents if the trial resumes Quot Kunstler de dared wednesday it. Coi. Thomas s Smith of the Maryland state police told newsmen the woman sought in the courthouse bombing a is Only a Good description and a possible my Smith declined to identify the state or to release the a ame Smith said the woman was White the bomb exploded in the ladies restroom of the court House blowing a so foot Hole in the Side of the building Smith said he had found no connection Between the car explosion and the Cambridge courthouse blast. He emphasized that police be Lieve the Auto was blown up by an explosive device the men were transporting Quot there was enough Power in the blast to blow up a building Quot Smith said asks new Domestic Council Nixon proposes reorganization classroom needs Raleigh apr North Carolina school superintendent Craig Phillips said Oday the state will need Between $700 million and $1 billion for new classrooms before the end of the decade. In a statement released by his office Phillips said that by 1978 some 5,932 new classrooms will be needed to replace those which will become obsolete and 5,946 new classrooms will be needed to provide for increased and shifting student populations. Phillips added that when a full state wide kindergarten pro Gram is developed an additional 2,813 classrooms will be needed. By Frank Cormier associated press writer Washington apr presi Dent Nixon called today for establishment of a new Domestic Council to formulate policy an creation of an office of management and budget to replace the budget Bureau. In a special message to Congress Nixon summarized his plan for revamping of the exec Berry rites slated Friday Engelhard mrs Nancy Harris Berry age 88, died at her Home Here wednesday funeral services will be held at 3 30 . Friday in the Engelhard Christian Church conducted by the Rev. Stafford Berry and the Rev. James Boswell. Burial will be in the Fulford cemetery. Pallbearers will be Carroll Berry Jimmy Berry Bryan Berry Tommy Berry. Ferell Berry Billy Wilson the body will remain at the Williamson funeral Home in Swan Quarter and be taken to the Church one hour prior to the service. Mrs Berry was a member of the Engelhard Christian Church. She was the widow of Matt r. Berry. Surviving Are three sons Cecil Berry of Manteo and William and Beamon Berry both of Engelhard two daughters. Miss Mattie Berry and mrs Magaline Berry Lee of mantel 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren and one sister mrs. Nora Berry of Dalghren va., utile office of the president a the Domestic Council will be primarily concerned with what we do the office of management and budget will be Prima Rily concerned a a a How it dry it and How Well we do it a Nixon said he was acting because the machinery available to him to manage the Federal bureaucracy a has not kept Pace Quot with governmental growth. The planned reorganization would go into effect automatically unless either the Senate or House vetoes it within 60 Days a we in government often Are Quick to Call for Reform in other institutions a he said a but slow a to Reform ourselves yet nowhere today is modern manage Lent More needed than in government itself a a and he concluded that the place to begin moves toward improved management was in his own Bailiwick the executive office of the president. Nixon said the proposed Domestic Council would Quot coordinate policy formulation in the Domestic area Quot and added Quot Quot this Cabinet group would be provided with an institutional staff and to a considerable de Gree would be a Domestic counterpart to the National see unto housing loan Washington tap it the Farmville n. Tt., housing authority has been awarded a $2.-808.268 loan to build 150 units of Low rent housing in the of Pitt a Unity Community. The announcement by the department of housing and Urban development said 36 of the units will be for the elderly. 2nd attack on Bis firms in 3 months new York Iasi bombs damage Early today to the mid Manhattan Headquarters of three giant american Corpora Liana no injuries were reported in the masts the second such a tack on new York based corporations in three months the explosions took place in the offices of the Mobil Oil corp. The International bust Ness machines corp and the a general Telephone and electronics corp each was evacuated after an Anonymous caller warned of the impending masts bomb threats also were telephoned to the us District court buildings in Brooklyn and Manhattan Litton Indium Ries corp and the Mammoth new York coliseum All were being investigates by police meanwhile a group calling itself a revolutionary m Ovelmen t 9�?o claimed res Pons i b 11 try Jor the explosions in a special delivery letter to the United press International news service the letter said the explosions were a to attack and destroy the forces of death and exploitation and build up a just society a it said the bombed corporations were a enemies of All life that profited from defense contracts the masts were the latest tit a series of bombings that have hit Manhattan skyscrapers and fed eral buildings five persons were charged in connection with a four month sequence of bomb mrs last november More recently there was the exp wion of a Greenwich Vil la be townhouse w he police said members of a must it left Wing group were Fethi Onang bombs and apparently bungled the Job police were reported checking any possible link be tween the townhouse group and the earlier Case Anonymous letters to news Media said the earlier bombings were blows against american big business the government and the military. Today s blasts were supposed to have gone off at 1 40 ., the caller told police when he telephoned at 1 06. . The first went off on schedule in a t4th floor Public hallway at the Mobil office on East 42nd a Street it caused extensive structural damage the fire department said. A the second occurred 15 minutes later on tbe"12lh floor of the Ihm office at 425 Park Avenue at 55th Street it blasted a 25-Square foot Hole in the floor fire officials said the final blast came at 2 in the 21st floor office of Sylva no a electric products inc., Par of general Telephone amp electronics it virtually demolished the floor and showered Glass into the Street outside the building on third Avenue Between 45th and 46th streets the Fri joined police in investigating the bombings Early last a nov 11. Bombs went off in the offices of Standard Oil of new Jersey Chase Manhattan Bank and general motors corp one person was injured slightly in that incident. Since Laws were liberalized abortions up in Only a few . Hospitals a news special by Yvonne Baskin associated press writer Raleigh a abortions have increased substantially in Only a few hospitals in North Carolina since the state became one of the first to liberalize its abortion Laws in 1967 medical authorities say the greatest increase has been at the states three medical schools but even there the new Law has been Given a rather strict interpretation. The 1967 Law replaced an 1881 statute which allowed abortions Only to a preserve the life of the the new Law patterned after a Mode code of the american Law Institute allows abortions when pregnancy might threaten the life or impair the health of the Mother when there is a substantial risk the child would be born with a grave physical or mental defeat or when pregnancy results from rape or Law requires that the woman be a resident of North Carolina for four months and that a panel of three doctors certify that the abortion is justified. The medical schools have established abortion panels to handle this requirement. Spokesmen for the schools said that because there Are no centralized records on abortion patients no information on How Many of the women Are married is available. They said most of the in it in applicants has come under the Quot impair the health of the Mother clause when psychiatric indications have shown that the mothers emotional health was threatened by a the clause is open to Broad Irv Ter relation depending on which set of doctors is giving the judgment. The most Liberal interpretation has come at the University of North Carolina medical school at Chapel Hill. Or. Charles Hendricks head of the obstetrics department said Only four abortions a year were being performed under the old Tow. But Tost year 165 abortions were performed at unc. Tunes., fit number of abortions performed last year in Quot any other Hospital in the state. Or. Roy Parker of the Duke University medical school said abortions at Duke have gone from about four per 1,000 live births each year under the old births each year under the old Law to �?o12 to 15 or higher per 1,000 live births now about i 500 babies Are born at Duke each year. Or. Richard Burt head of obstetrics at the Bowman Gray medical school at Wake Forest University said abortions there have increased about three fold since 1967. But since Only three or four abortions a year were per formed there under the 0i4 Law the rate is not vary substantial Burt said the rate now is probably about 14 to 16 abortions a year. Public and private hospitals in the state have noted very Little increase in the abortion rate Wake county memorial and Charlotte presbyterian hospitals two of the states largest report no noticeable increase. Only a few abortions Are performed in each of the hospitals every year. Most City hospitals do not have abortion boards therefore a woman and her doctor must decide if an abortion is justified and then seek out the see abortions Page 2>
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