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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - May 9, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather pm and Day a Narau or Tad a cuts met warm. High sunday in me a a Low tonight a a to. A Washington daily news if you do not get your Pap a Quot. Dial ms-x143 by Kwa a to and t 00 o Dort and one Wauba in Varad to fan establish to 1909 boat from Washington North Carolina. Saturday att noon. May # 1970 Daft except sunday israelis hit heavy in Lebanon mrs la notch res pass cuter county woman a Mother of year by Mary m. Toler daily new staff writer w Hen Allou Uta ending qualifications were added together the sum total named mrs Langley respess Cutler of Terra Ceia Community Paniego it. 2, As the Quot Mother of the year 1970�?�. Her outgoing love for her family friends relatives Church and Beaufort county flooded the desk coming from admirers throughout the county state and other places As far away As Makati in the Philippines. As one writer in expressing her scope of understanding said. A i know of no other person in the 100 counties in our state who can match her record in All phases of other letters echoed this same feeling for mrs. Cutler s influence on those with whom she has come in Contact while travelling the Road in her 86 years of life. They wanted her to have her a Flowers while her Garden is Green and while she is in health to appreciate them. Mrs. Cutler is lovingly known As Quot Cousin Fannie to practically All persons in her Community. The wonderful example she lives is an inspiration to Many simple kind understanding always ready and willing to lend her hand. Though having suffered the death of two sons her beloved husband and a Young grandson she has retained her Faith in god and a cheerful disposition. A profile on the life of Fannie Spruill born december i 1884, daughter of Wilson Tarkington Spruill and Elizabeth Amanda. Bowen of Long acre Community shows she was married to Langley respess Cutler on october 28, 1803 in the Pinetown methodist Church by the pastor Charlie Lee. They lived in. Belhaven for 15 years and on october 28,1921, moved into their Home at Terra Ceia. To this Union three sons were bom Leonard Leroy Cutler of it. 2, Pantego and Wilson Spruill and James Olis Cutler both now deceased. The cutlers love embraced five Foster children coming into their Home As orphans at very Early Ages. These children were mrs. Catherine Harris Modlin of it. 4 Washington mrs. Ravonda Harris Cohen of Hampton vs., Clarence Bowen of Plymouth Cecil Bowen of Norfolk and William Carowan As years went by four grandchildren made their Home with grandmother during their teen years and were marshal Cutler Langley Lee Cutler Tommy Cutler and Donny Cutler. The a a grand list shows 14 grandchildren two deceased. 25 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren this completes the family Circle. Quot Cousin Fannie attended a one room school in acre Community and later went to the Pinetown school altar private instructions at the age of �8 years she passed a teachers qualification test and was awarded a teaching certificate teaching in the Pinetown area. By Hal Mcclure associated press writer Tel Aviv api Reta list tag against recently stepped up Arab commando raids israeli warplanes bombed and strafed suspected guerrilla bases inside Lebanon today the military command said its planes staged a 90-minute attack on the Western slopes at my her non near the Israel Border it said All planes returned eyewitnesses in Lebanon said that israeli artillery also opened up on the Rocky Barren Border area and that lebanese army guns returned their fire. Quot a there were very Many planes and they kept or Vang and circling diving and circling a said one lebanese eyewitness. A it must have been one of the heaviest raids an i it Eban an since the 1967 the raid followed warnings by Deputy Premier yoga a lion and defense minister Moshe Dayan who accused the lebanese government of failing to control Arab guerrillas operating from its soil a i have decided not to warn any More a Alton said Friday Quot in the future we will talk to them with Alton spoke in the Border Village of me Tula a Stone s throw from Lebanon after commandos had killed two israelis and wounded seven in a 48-hour period the israeli raid today according to sources in Lebanon was the second in two Days. Travellers arriving in Beirut said israeli soldiers chased Arab guerrillas into Lebanon Friday after the infiltrators ambushed an armoured personnel Carrier near Medulla the informants said israeli artillery shelled the rugged machine gunned suspected guerrilla hideouts. An israeli military spokesman who had. Writer announced that four soldiers were wounded in that incident said at the time that the troops had returned the guerrilla fire. President Nixon visits protestors at Dawn As thousands gather destruction of enemy sanctuaries moving faster than anticipated Nixon says just keep 11 peaceful by John m. Hightower a special Washington apr presi Dent Nixon has told the ration destruction of enemy Sanctuary is is going faster than expected and the great majority of american troops will be pulled of t of cambodian territory before mid june a a All americans of All kinds including advisors will be out of Cambodia by the end of he promised flatly Friday night during his first televised news conference since Jan. 30 in defense at his bitterly controversial 1 decision that launched the invasion of the cambodian sanctuaries 10 Days ago. Nixon said the operation would save hundreds if not thou Hanifi of american Tyves by de a motion of enemy arms stores u will also buy six to eight months of time for building up South vietnamese forces to take Over the War he said Nixon made these other Points he Piona to Quot give a report to the nation Quot when the cambodian action is completed and at that time win finally assess its accomplishments and risks. A his withdrawal of another 150,000 american troops from Vietnam will be completed in a year As. Announced april 20 wednesday s session Nixon said or has not Given up Hope for a negotiated settlement a in the Middle East Quot the situation has become ominous be cause of reports that soviet i that will reduce the i s Toree tot arc flying m the egyptian by Tom a pro remaining to something Over 280,000 men Nixon used the Fig ure 240,non but later said while some such level might be achieved it was not the stated goal a the delegation will attend the Paris peace talks next week even though the North vietnamese boycotted last More americans crossing into cambodian fighting air Force though not in combat sorties if the rum Tan role est a la Tes Nixon. Mid. It would upset the Power balance Between Israel and the Arab slates and. He would have to consider the Mie of More Jet planes to Jerusalem a in negotiations with Moscow see Cambodia. Par i ecu will Reward fire info mrs. Cutler has been most Active in religious work and pc. A. Bp6ilc0r Church affairs All of her lifetime. A while in Belhaven in 1908 she was # superintendent of Young children of in Vic docs in of Tiki it a Liga mss a i it la re m. If ii a in Albi n tar a by George e8per associated. Presa writer Saigon apr some 2,500 additional american troops plunged into Cambodia today to open an eighth front against North vietnamese and Viet Cong forces Field reports mid. The . Command mid elements of the 2nd brigade of the . 25th infantry division made the new thrust and in a delayed report mid hundreds of troops of the 3rd brigade of the jul 9th infantry division com Ouid Tomten sex m f it Rwy. Civilian irregulars to open a seventh front thursday the Field reports said the new operations with scores of Sheridan tanks and armoured person Nel carriers and backed by tactical fighter bombers helicopter gunships and artillery was launched about 89 to 90 Miles Northwest of Saigon to the West of a massive sweep begun a week ago in the fishhook area of Cambodia. The belatedly reported opera lion which started thursday opened a new front in the Parrot s beak Section 45 Miles West of Saigon seven of the cambodian War fronts now Range from 35 Miles a Foj Saigon to More than 190 mile to the North Northeast with another Battle scene far to the North in the Central Highland. 5 Miles West of Plata City . Troops sweeping through North vietnamese base Camps inside Cambodia meanwhile uncovered a 300-ton stockpile of munitions and foodstuffs military sources mid they called it the biggest Cache of enemy sup plies Ever found during the Vietnam War. Source a Aid they expected even More would be found a the american troops Are still one source mid the stockpile was found in North vietnamese base area 351, North of the Budop special forces Camp about six Miles inside Cambodia and 90 Miles North of Saigon. A it contained mostly Armuni see War. Page 8� in the Belhaven Christian Church averaging 75 children in attendance each sunday. In 1923 she was one of 18 charter members of the Terra Ceta Church of Christ., serving As Church Secretary for 25 years and cared for the communion service for 38 years. She taught sunday school from the age of 14 years and since this age held Church offices until 10 years ago. Declining Heath has made her unable to carry on except for regular Church services. Mrs. Cutler organized the ladies Aid in the Church in 192 1, and is a charter member of the Terra Ceia Home demonstration club having served As president and Secretary. Now in the Twilight years the Beaufort county Mother of the year for 1970 lives alone under the constant Loving care of her grandson marshal Cutler who lives nearby. She does All her housework and her main Hobby is Yard work and Flowers. She reads but due to limited Eye sight her interest is in her Bible and religious literature. The Mother of the year Honor goes to mrs. Fannie Cutler in special recognition for the wonderful unselfish life she has lived. Fairfield a Edward Alonza Lonnie Spencer age 93, of Fairfield died Friday afternoon in fungo District Hospital in Belhaven after an illness of five weeks. Or. Spencer was born at Engelhard july 19, 1876, son of the late e. J. And Mary Spencer. He was a life Long Farmer of Hyde county and a member of the pleasant Grove Church of Christ. Surviving Are one daughter May Willis s. Lewis three Sisters mrs. Lessie of Neal of the Home mrs. Thera Cahoon of Swan Quarter and or Pearl. Mckinney of Chesapeake a. Seven grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the pleasant Grove Church of Christ sunday afternoon at 3 o clock conducted by the Rev. Harold Turner pastor of the Oak Grove Church in Robersonville assisted by the Rev. Joe of Neal. The body will remain at the Williamson funeral Home in Swan Quarter and will be taken to the Church one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the family plot. The family will be at the Home of or. And mrs. Preston Lewis. The following will serve As pallbearers Ben Midgett Doyle Nixon Robbie Gibbs Clyde Daniels Wilbur and Erda Lewis. Soviets increase Scott wil1 East Wes defense Moscow a defense minister Andrei a. Grechko says the soviet Union is strengthening its defences in the East and the West because of a series of a alarming events in recent months. Grechko mentioned Southeast Asia the a undeclared War Quot in the Middle East alleged activities of the Western Powers against East european communist countries and changes in the a far East a apparently meaning China As key events that have alarmed the Kremlin. Addressing 6,000 soviet and foreign dignitaries Friday on the 25th anniversary of the end of world War ii in Europe Grechko called the United states the a main bastion of International reaction aggression and a we remember full Well the events leading up to world War ii and we must not relax our attention for a minute a he said. Grechko hid the situation in the Middle East a in effect has changed from cease fire to undeclared he accused the United states of a actively supporting Israel against the Arab countries. Apparently referring to the situation in China. Grechko mid the Moscow dominated communist world is a obliged to draw the most serious conclusions from the a military political situation. In the far the russians usually use the term Quot far East to refer to their Border area with red Chira where 14 months ago soviet and chinese troops clashed. A we have taken and will continue to take All necessary Steps to make our defense Strong and inviolable in both the West and in the East a Grechko said although he described the european situation As Quot tense and Grechko said the soviet people Are convinced that the future of West Germany lies in peace and cooperation with other states a including the soviet downtown meet there will be an important meeting of the downtown Washington association monday May it at 3 . At the upstairs Assembly room in the1 City Hall. All members Are urged to be present Raleigh a gov Bob Scott has rejected the plea of 4,000 College student demonstrators that he withdraw his approval of the president Nixon s sending United states troops into Cambodia but the Gover nor agreed to Tell the president How they feel about it. After conferring for 45 min utes Friday with eight representatives of the students Scott sent a statement rating that he would meet with the president monday along with the other governors and would convey to him Quot your deep and genuine concern Over the matters you have spoken of today. Greenville. . A a rash of fires at East. Carolina University has prompted Del of Jenkins the president to offer a Reward of $1,000 for information leading to conviction the latest fires occurred thursday night the largest destroyed a portion of a converted residence housing the University a regional development Institute a smaller Blate was reported in Wright auditorium arson la suspected in bo4h fires authorities said University officials estimated damages at several thousand dollars but the regional institutes director Tom Willis raid the loss included More than three million Date cards and with valuable records and equipment which represented five years of work investigators reported preliminary indications were that an incendiary bomb was in it in into the building thai High a rear door about. 1 30 or. Jenkins who was in new Orleans attending a conference issued a statement saying Quot a we do not intend to stand by and watch our University Burn we Are offering this Reward in the Hope that anyone who might have knowledge about the fires on our Campus will come Forward and help us put a Stop to this action Here and subcommittee studying proposals plan would open flue cured Market earlier Raleigh apr Eastern and Piedmont North Carolina flue aired tobacco markets would open earlier than in the past under a proposal presented Friday to a study subcommittee of the flue cured tobacco marketing committee. The president of the South Carolina farm Bureau David. H. Sloan Heads the subcommittee which went to cow session to consider several proposals for the coming marketing season. The subcommittee will the us committee later. Affected Are m Toby ceo markets from. Virginia to1 Florida. Limited Early openings for the Eastern North Carolina Belt and the North Carolina Middle Belt were proposed by Raleigh attorney Howard Manning. For two seasons the Virginia North Carolina old Belt has been operating on a limited Early opening schedule. About one third of its sales were started about two weeks Early each year. Under the proposal presented by Manning All markets from Date just six Rales Days later a rather than the usual interval of 12 to 18 Rales Days a the Eastern Belt would begin limited operations the two five Rale markets in the East Greenville and Wilson would be assigned two Seta of buyers each for five hours a Day. The four a Rale markets Kinston and Rocky mount would receive two Seta and sell for four hours a Day. The two \ new plan it would begin the a ale markets would receive one son with 10 sets and step up the set of buyers for four hour number to 21 before going to full operations. All markets in the Belt have agreed to the 12 Selling Days. After six Days of auctions on the Multi Sale markets the single Sale markets Ahoskie. Clinton. Dunn Goldsboro Robersonville Tarboro Wallace Washington Wendell Williams ton Windsor would open on a Fui basis of four hours daily. The Normal complement of buyer for the 17-Market Eastern bait is a sets. Under the the Middle Belt would open about two weeks earlier than usual with five Seta of buyers. Aft weeks of Rales it would the Border Belt area in South hours daily. This limited so Tod Eastern North Carolina to Forf ate would be in effect of the do would a pen on the same Sistern Multi Sale Marks a for go to its Norma 15 Seta. In k letter read to the sub committee North Carolina agriculture commissioner Jim Graham said us department has advocated for several years that local tobacco markets be opened As soon As tobacco is Rea to be sold. A the Early opening plan would stay within the limits 80 sets of buyers and clone to 85 million pounds see tobacco Page 8 Scott also raid he would con vey to gov. James Rhodes of Ohio the concern expressed by the students Over the deaths of the four Kent state University students killed by fire from National guardsmen last monday during a protest against widening United states military involvement in Southeast Asia Scott had refused an invitation that he come out and speak to the students who came mainly from North Carolina state University the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University and who assembled at the state Capitol his message was read to the students by Cathy Sterling president elect of the student body of North Carolina state University. Quot no wonder he did no to come out Quot shouted one student when miss Sterling was half Way through the statement. A vulgar expression was heard in the crowd. When she completed she observed a the governor has done a lot this was greeted by a. Chorus of vulgarities from the Demon s tractors. The situation became Touchy but the Rev. Taylor Scott episcopal chaplain at. C. State calmed things by lying for 30 seconds of silence end the March. He called for the silence a to see Scott Page g wreck report Bobby l. Roulhac. City was charged with following too close Friday at 8 45 at the intersection of Hudnell and Highway 264 after he collided with Phi flip Waters of Pinetown. Of damage to both vehicles totalled a Jabr n o injuries were reported. A Mil ill pres writer Washington Cap from the Steps at the Lincoln memorial president Nikon appealed Al Dawn today for peaceful protest As thousands of Young peo pee min Bitt the nation1� rapt Tal to dams nitrate again his Southeast Asia policies a go shout your slogans on the Ellipse a the president told a Small group camped at the me mortal waiting for the Demon stratum a Start a just keep it the president was As restless As the rest of the capital As the demonstration Day dawned warm and cloudless estimates were that 35.000 to 200.000 per sons would gather in the1 Ellipse. A huge Park immediately South of the while House for the protest organized hurriedly by a group called the new mobilization to end the War in Vietnam. Police barricaded roads Lead my into the White House area and parked buses bumper to bumper almost like a solid Fence around the executive mansion itself Nixon had mid in his news conference Friday night that he would be Able to hear the demonstration from the Ellipse and that he had instructed members of his staff to talk with some of the demonstrators but his 5 am appearance at the Lincoln memorial a mile from the White House was on precede need a the secret service was pet fied he raid. Nixon raid he had been up until 2 "30 a in. Reading and accept ing phone Calls but could t sleep and at 4 . Decided to go to the memorial. After his visit there. Nixon and his Valet. Manolo Sanchez drove to the Capitol and he spent some time touring the deserted Rotunda the detente department raid about 5,600 regular soldiers and marines were standing by in Federal facilities to help the National guard and Law enforcement agencies if they Are needed leaders of the demonstration had stressed however the protesters wanted to avoid violence of any kind a we have not come Here to go to jail a raid Ron Young a coordinator for the new Mobe a we want to militantly but nonviolently demonstrate in the face of the White House a Nixon in his radio and television news conference Friday told the nation that he wanted the same thing that the dissenters hoped to achieve peace in Southeast aks1a Ireland a trouble boils after firing Duglin Ireland a ire land s political crisis boiled higher today after debate on prime. Minister Jack Lynch s dismissal of two government ministers on arms smuggling charges raged most of the night in the Dail the nation s parliament. A in the name of the lord the name of common decency Why Don t you dissolve this Dail and go to the country Quot opposition spokesman Tony Higgins asked Lynch. The Issue took another turn when labor parliamentarian Patrick j. Kennedy charged that if , Kelly a former Irish intelligence officer took. Part in arms smuggling As has been alleged it could Only have been with the consent of defense minister Jim Gibbons Gibbons who was promoted Friday by Lynch to minister of agriculture in the new Cabinet declared a i emphatically deny any such knowledge of Kelly who resigned from the army May 1, told newsmen at his Home later a any work 1 did i brought to the knowledge of or Gibbons at any and every Kelly told the newsmen that under the secrets. Act he1 could not answer questions on whether he had been engaged in gun running the two ministers fired it by Lynch thursday on charges of attempts to smuggle arms apparently for use by militant Catholic insurgents in Northern Ireland have denied they were involved. The Issue Cuta deep into the question of Ireland s 50-year old partition into the protestant dominated North a British province and the Catholic South. Lynch has followed a policy of seeking reunification by negotiations militant republicans Ray Force should not be ruled out. There was Little doubt that the principal dilemma facing Lynch was whether to Call an immediate election or to wait until the present crisis blows Over and then go before the country on a different Issue
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