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The rampage wednesday lasted a minutes with the killer office t it survived w Dele Cooper 45, director Atlanta the Federal National mortgage association Inma announced today it has agreed to provide the permanent financing for a ft.3 million apartment project consisting of 100 apartments at Runyon Rood Washington. N c. According to w d. Cornwell regional vice stopping at five buildings and leaving victims in four of them As he drove through the sprawling 2&-acre veterans administration Hospital in a stolen car. A murder warrant was issued for Coleman g Gish 45, for Merly of buds. 111., who was released from the Hospital two years ago All four victims were shot while standing behind desks talking on the Telephone All but one was shot in the head one of the victims the Rev. Gerhard Leverenz 55. Hospital chaplain was found alive 15 to 20 minutes after he was shot but died near Crawfordsville ind. In route to an Indianapolis Hospital. Or. Roger Arnold 55, director of psychiatric services was shot in both shoulders while he was talking on the Telephone in his of Volunteer service a was believed to be the first victim. He was on the Telephone with his wife when the gunman entered. Mrs Cooper said her husband paused in his. Conversation and. Then she heard a shot. She immediately alerted the Hospital switchboard Bessie Mealer. 57, superintendent of the Hospital laundry was on the Telephone with an employee. Mrs. Mealer cried out Quot of not Quot and a shot was heard Over the phone after the gunman left Cooper s office at about 1 15 ., he drove to the administration building and asked a Secretary Mari Lou Rice if he could see the director at the time the director of the Hospital Marvin Chapman was away from his see gunman Page 2 air travel Survey situated on a 22 3 a re site the two Story walkup project known As Runyon Creek apartment will consist of 29- two bedroom. -40-three bedroom and 40-four bedroom apartments in eighteen detached buildings special features in the Brick veneer All electric apartments include ranges refrigerators Kitchen exhaust fans Bath fans and laundry facilities. A recreation building and 150 parking spaces Are furnished for tenants air conditioning outlets Are in each apartment. Wachovia Bank and Trust company n. A., Winston Salem n. C., was responsible for obtaining the Inma financing. Inma the worlds largest residential Lender which until september i960 was an Agency of the Federal government is now federally sponsored but completely privately owned in its role As the nation s Central mortgage Bank Inma performs the Public purpose function of providing liquidity and stability to the Cha and a. Mortgage Market runs office pro Cambodia senators make move like Law partnership to Block funds cutoff amendment by Carl p. Leub8dorf associated pres writer Washington a senator supporting president. Nixon s decision to Send us troops into Cambodia Are count Era to. Tacking to Block a move to prevent deeper american involvement in that country a counter move by gop Senate Leader Hugh Scott and others is aimed at stopping an amendment by Sena. John Sherman Cooper r-ky., and Frank Church a Idaho barring funds for retaining . Troops in Cambodia and limiting future Aid for air strikes Scott has proposed amending the Cooper Church amendment to authorize .-cambodian operations if the president decides they Art necessary to protect americans in Vietnam the1 Cooper a Torch Amend ment. The first in a series of pro Posa is dealing with . Action in Vietnam and Cambodia is attached to a military sales Bill the Senate formally opened debate on the measure wednesday in a discussion that Likely will occupy it until july. Church told the Senate wednesday his amendment a directed against the very activities which led to our entrapment in Vietnam. Its adoption would erect a Legal Barrier against the further penetration of american forces into the Jungles of Southeast Asia and help expedite the withdrawal of our troops from Vietnam Quot sen John stems. Let Mia chairman of the armed services committee told reporters wednesday the Cooper Church proposal was Quot unthinkable Quot especially w ple that Battle is still going on although president Nixon has said All . Troops will be out of Cambodia by june 30, Stennis said Quot i just Don t think anyone can foretell just when they can carry out a he also said president Nixon might have to Send american troops into Cambodia again has a Fuiz a South vietnamese troops could handle a second attack if needed. "1 Don t want to shut him off from hitting these sync Luartes again Stennis said leaders of two major veterans groups appeared in the sen ate press gallery to denounce the Cooper Church amendment and other restrictive proposals the two National commanders. J. Milton Patrick of the american legion and Ray Gallagher of the veterans of for a Sec Senate. Page in slated for area Jimmy Jackson chief Paul named to committee Phillip Paul Washington chief of police has been named to a special committee to look into the feasibility of establishing the North Carolina Academy of criminal Justice. The appointment was announced tuesday shortly before governor Bob Scott left on a trip to Paris. Chief Paul is one of 23 North carolinians named to the committee. He is president of the n. Police executives association. Outstanding people in Law enforcement the Legal profession and leaders in prison and Justice circles were named to the committee. The first meeting of the new committee has been set for june 1 in the governors office in Raleigh. It is expected that the governor himself will serve As chairman of the committee. Others Well known who were named to the committee include Robert Morgan attorney general Irvin Aldridge department of local affairs Lee Bounds department of correction Bert Montague court administrative officer Charles Cohoon Board of alcoholic control col. Edwin Guy Highway patrol Charles Dunn ski John Sanders of Institute of government and sheriff w. R. Rawls of Martin county. Asks Inlet dredging Washington apr rep David n. Henderson d mx., wants the Federal government to spend $85,800 in dredging drum Inlet on the North Carolina coast. Henderson asked the Hoyse appropriations subcommittee wednesday to make the Money available for the fiscal year beginning july 1. The mid East regional Airport authority organized to develop commercial air service for the Beaufort Martin Pitt county area is seeking information on area travel habits. The authority is preparing to Survey business industries and individuals to learn How often persons travel and where. According to t. H Patterson chairman of the regional Airport authority a the information gathered from area residents and industries through this Survey will be used to support an application to the cab civil aeronautics Board for commercial air service. No one likes to take part in a Survey but it is essential that we get Community support in gathering this following an area wide meeting of business civic and government leaders seeking action for commercial air freight and passenger for the area the mid East regional Airport authority was formed. The counties of Beaufort Martin and Pitt and the towns of Washington Williamston and Greenville joined together in the see Survey Page 2 j. A. Clark Dies in Pitt Greenville John Alva Happy Clark age 70 died Here wednesday night funeral arrangements Are incomplete and will be announced by the Wilkinson funeral Home Here. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Ellen Causey Clark one son John a. Clarkjr. Of Greenville now in. Saigon one daughter mrs. Alex Georgiou of new York City two Sisters mrs. James Collins and mrs. Minnie Milham both of Greenville. Also surviving is mrs. Clarks Mother mrs. Eva Causey and her sister mrs. Ward Marslender both of Washington succumbs today James w. Jimmy Jackson age 64, Well known Farmer in the old Ford Community it. I Washington died at his Home at 10 30 o clock this morning. He had been in failing health for one year. Or. Jackson was a life Long resident of Beaufort county he was a member of the old Ford Church of Christ and tha Woodmen of the world. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Blanch Chauncey Jackson two daughters mrs. Lee s. Potter of Monroe and mrs. Melvin l. Butler of Roanoke rapids two Brothers Sidney s. Jackson of St. Petersburg Fla. And Leon e. Jackson of California two Sisters mrs. W. O. Peele or. Of Williamston and mrs. Sam Matkins of this City three grandchildren. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete and will be announced by the Paul funeral Home. Dare woman passes Here mrs. Buena Virginia Beasley age 73, of Manns Harbor in dare county died thursday morning in the Beaufort county Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Beasley was born in dare county May 30,1897 the daughter of the late w. O. And Dora Tillett Barnett and was the widow of Robert Lee Beasley who died in 1948. She was a member of the it. Carmel methodist Church at Manns Harbor. Survivors include two sons William Robert Beasley Manteo and Mac b Beasley of Alabama two Sisters mrs. Mary Wiggins of Williamston and mrs. Ray Davis of Atlanta a four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Stampley funeral Home in Washington and will be taken to the Twiford funeral Home Manteo for funeral services. Nixon leaves door a deaths a t a i i i a highest Upen in Cambodia in 8months Unley h Gibbs. Or new Plant manager named Here Linley h. Gibbs or. Has been appointed the Plant manager of the Washington Hamilton Beach Plant Donald Hughes operations manager the Hamilton Beach division announces. Or. Gibbs joined Hamilton Beach in 1969 As division manager of materials. Prior to joining Hamilton Beach or. Gibbs was associated with the general electric housewares division at Asheboro and Ashland mass. He held positions of responsibility within the purchasing and production control Fields. Or. Gibbs is a native North carolinian. He attended the Burlington Public schools Mars Hill College in Mars Hill and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1957. He holds a . Degree in business administration. Or Gibbs is married to the former Quot Dickie Quot Campbell of Burlington they reside in Pamlico Village with their two children a son Jimmy age 12 who attends the John Small school and a daughter Ginny. See Gibbs Page 2 by John m. Hightower a special correspondent Washington apr president Nixon evidently plans to take limited military actions to Block North Vietnam s reconstruction of Sanctuary bases in Cambodia after his june 30 deadline for withdrawal of All is. Forces. Secretary of state William p razors told a news conference weak Day he expects joint .-South vietnamese naval patrols to continue off the cambodian coast and he would not Rule out continuing american air activity Over the tiny South East asian nation after june 30, the naval patrol disclosed a few Days ago has the task of intercepting North vietnamese or Viet Cong vessels delivering arms ammunition and other stores destined for the cambodian Interior near the South vietnamese Border the continued air activity presumably. Would be is Connate Sanee in nature at the outset but if Supply Center were spotted conceivably could Lead to bombing attacks Rogers however gave no details whatever Rogers also said under questioning he expects thu United states will i a be part in arranging by Coop ration tween Cambodia and any South vietnamese troops remaining after the current operation ends a other information brought out at the Rogers news conference indicated the administration intends to prevent the movement of new enemy supplies into Cambodia As much As possible within its announced policy the june 30 withdrawal deadline and the 21.7-mile limit on american troop penetration. By Frank Searla led press writer Washington a Rich Ard m Nixon run the presidency As if he were senior partner of a Large Manhattan Law firm which a Way help explain the recent cries that he is isolated complaints that Nixon is Cut off. Not Only it but from the thinking of ranking members of his own administration As Well have mushroomed following disclosure last week of a letter to the president from Interior Secretary Walter j. Hickel who wrote Quot finally. Or president permit me to suggest that you consider meeting on an individual and conversational basis with members of your Cabinet per haps through such conversations we can gain greater insight into the problems confronting us All and Moat important into the solutions of these problems. A close Nixon associate who did not want to be quoted by name cited the senior Law partner analogy in an Effort to explain Why some Cabinet members apparently feel Cut off from their chief. It is Hwy difficult the source said to convince clients that their cases will be handled effectively by juniors in a Law firm especially when the clients rarely see the senior partner yet Are called upon to see Nixon. Page 2 Semins Les dislike u. S. Price offer new York attacks problem bipartisan group combating drugs by Carl c. Craft associated press writer Washington apr leading new York political figures from both parties have launched a joint Effort for More Federal help to stave off a drug problem they say has reached plague level. Republican gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller emerging from a private strategy meeting with members of his states congressional delegation a Aid wednesday the fight against drug abuse Quot has spread to the schools and even from the High schools Down into a a the Rockefeller said he would seek president Nixon so backing for a new funding approach aimed at pumping Biggar doses of Federal drug fighting Cash into hard hit cities including new York los Angeles and Miami. The governor also said be agreed with democratic rep. Edward i. Koch who told newsmen heroin addiction has become a plague in new York City with 109,000 addicts. A a rep. Emanuel Ceiler a Brooklyn Democrat said attempts also would be made to discourage importation of drugs from other nations. Koch said the delegation urged that Quot countries like France Turkey and other countries that Are the suppliers of heroin that comes into the country. Be held responsible a a and when the foreign Aid Bill comes up Quot he added a a we re going to think of some Way where we can impress upon those countries they can to be the recipients of Money from this country when they Are setting Poison to the kith in this rep. Shirley Chisholm a Democrat and the Only Mack woman to Congress said the drug problem a now has penetrated just about every class and every ethnic group in our society a Koch a said More than Money a we need real enforcement on the part of the police officials we need to involve the communities. And we be got to get across the educational aspect a meanwhile democratic rep. Bertram l. Podell. Of Brooklyn said drug addiction Coats the american Public $5 billion a year in crime because Many and Cucuta steal to support their hat it. He called for $200 million for drug centers to offer a wide Range of services for heroin addicts. Children s Camp Here has needs the Hannah Bonner Camp operated by the salvation army for children during the months of june and july is readying for the coming camping season and has Many needs which local people May be willing to help meet. Capt. Phil Rawls commanding officer announced today that such things As a stove refrigerator table chairs cabinets eating utensils including knives Forks and spoons cooking utensils a hot water Heater and screen wire plus any other items that can be used around a Camp Are needed at the present time. A the Public has been very generous in its response to appeals in the past Quot said the Captain a we Are highly a Precia Tive for the Many favors extended to the salvation army in helping to make for a Rich and meaningful camping experience for less fortunate children in our he continued a if anyone has anything they can contribute in the line of things mentioned if they will Call the salvation army Headquarters Here and leave a message we will be Moat Happy to pick up the things on wednesday of next week Between the hours of 10 00 and 2 00 the Captain also stated that lumber for repairs plus paint and any Volunteer labor would be highly appreciated. Get in touch with capt. Rawls today you can help out in any Way. Miami Fla a the fed eral government which finagle the Seminole indians out of a big chunk of Florida 150 years ago has finally offered to pay them $12.3 million for it. Quot they re trying to steal it again Quot was the indignant reaction of j of Dan. Osceola chairman of the United Southeastern tribes when informed of the offer by the Indian claims com Mission wednesday. Osceola namesake and descendant of a famous Seminole War chief said the proposed settlement probably would be appealed to the . Court of claims. A we were willing to Settle with the government if they a 1 see indians Page 2. By George Esper r associated pres writer Saigon apr fighting in Cambodia and South Vietnam boosted american Battlefield deaths last week to their highest level in More than eight months and South vietnamese Mineses to their second highest in the War. Official casualty summaries Dis closed today. The us command said 168americans were killed in action mrs. Nancv t. In Southeast Asia last week it gave no breakdown for cambodian and South vietnamese operations the command also reported that through wednesday 110 . Troops have been killed in cambodian operations since they were launched april 29 to destroy North vietnamese and Viet Cong base Camps and sup ply depots used for staging attacks into South Vietnam South vietnamese military Headquarters reported that 863 government troops were killed in action last week. Headquarters said nearly 400 South vietnamese troops have been killed in Cambodia in the past two weeks but like the command gave no breakdown for the past week the . And South Viet Samese commands claimed that Allied forces killed 5,898 North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops last week the highest enemy toll in More than 14 months. The commands said 6,212 North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops have been killed during the 16-Day offensive into cambodian territory. In fighting wednesday South vietnamese forces supported by . Helicopter gunships engaged the enemy at two Points inside Cambodia South of the provincial capital of Svay Rieng. Government Headquarters announced Edwards Dies mrs. Nancy t. Edwards age 78, resident of Gray Road it 1, Chocowinity died in the Beaufort county Hospital Here last night at 11 55 of clock following a critical illness 6f two Days. She had been in failing health for the past two years mrs. Edwards was born at Chocowinity Jan. 13, 1892. Daughter of the late Lewis and Sally Hill Taylor she was a member of the memorial free will Baptist Church. She was married to John r Edwards of Chocowinity dec 31, 1918 he preceded her in death nov. 10, 1937. Surviving Are one son. Ernest r. Edwards on daughter mrs Annie Hallisey five grandchildren one brother Harvey Taylor two Aisters or Ethel Whitehurst and miss Mecie Taylor All of it. 1, Chocowinity. Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home saturday afternoon at 2 30 of clock conducted by the Rev. Roy Cauley pastor of the memorial free will Baptist Church and the Rev. Elbert e Edwards. Free will Baptist minister of Chocowinity burial will follow in the Edwards cemetery. 7 the following will serve As pallbearers John Edwards Mayhew Edwards Isaac Edwards Bailey Clark. Alton Cayton and Lloyd Potter state unc Charlotte will join Chapel Hill decision by the associated press faculty members at North Carolina state University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte will be allowed to exempt students from further Classwork so they May participate in Antiwar activities the faculties at both campuses met wednesday and. Voted to approve the exemption plans submitted by student leaders. The plans adopted at both universities Are essentially the same a one adopted by the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill last week. Under the plans a professor May require a student to continue course work As usual allow him to take a letter Grade on work completed thus far allow him to take a a a pass or a fail Quot on work done so far or let him take a notation of work incomplete and finish course work later. The plan at . State was approved by a 285 to 233 vote of the general faculty after the 32-member faculty Senate voted tuesday to reject it. Cathy Sterling president elect of the . State student body and other Leaden of the a peace Retreat Quot on the Campus announced a number of activities planned for students who plan to stay out of class for the last two weeks of the semester from 9 a m. To 5 30 Today a series of half hour workshops led by faculty members and dealing with various aspects of the War in Southeast Asia Are scheduled. Beginning today and continuing to the end of the semester students will go into residential and the downtown area to talk to individuals about the War. To enhance this Community action program student leaders have planned a a fleece for beginning today and continuing to the end of the semester students will go into residential a see unc. Page i
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