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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - May 15, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather co Midera fair night and saturday Tamoni and evening saturday. Low tonight so High. Saturday mid Starl shed 1909 Washington daily news if Yeti do not get your paper dial mhb4s be two. A in i ? �0 o Evartt and on a Dulia a Verai to you Poutt fun parcs Washington North Carolina Friday afternoon. In a 15. I9j0drastic nature of move May halt Senate action economic picture new statistics painting gloom soviets ruling out Active role by Artith l. Armor lated pm writer soviet All gop whip fights Senate doubting by John m Pearce associated press writer Washington a the newest government statistics paint a picture of gloom a full fledged economic slowdown not at the crisis stage but still troublesome. Despite the a contradicted negative figures indicating lower profits and higher prices the Nixon administration remains publicly convinced its policies Are working and business will Start upward sometime Between june and december a we re travelling a narrow path Between recession and inflation Quot Arthur f. Burns the Federal Reserve Board chair Man told Congress thursday. Although not an official Mem Ber of the Aminti Trotton bum was president Nixon s chief Domestic adviser until january and now is As responsible air any other individual for the health of the Money and credit systems. These were the developments thursday a Day heavy with economic news a the Commerce department skid prices during january. February and March Rose at an annual rate of 5v�, per cent a Quarter of a Point higher than its earlier estimate. With the recent 6 per cent Federal pay raise figured in the increase was 6w per cent highest since the korean War. At the same time actual production dropped 3 per cent the largest since the 1980 recession instead of the in per cent listed in preliminary figures a output of the nation s Facto res dropped almost one half of one per cent during april to 170.4 per cent of the 1967 59 Benchmark. It reversed a similar March increase and continued a general slide that began last August a the Stock Market dropped 9.05 Points bringing the bellwether Dow Jones Industrial a it Sce Economy. Page 14 right conditions is. Major threat cd vessel to be Here for festival people attending the 1970 summer festival in Washington next month will have an Opportunity to visit on Board a coast guard Cutter and to inspect a Hali Minlo it . Ir1 it Vlf Quot Tom Boyd chairman of the 1970 summer festival which opens Here on saturday june 8, said the 92 foot coast guard vessel will be docked at the old coast guard station Here saturday and sunday june 6 and 7. The helicopter will be on hand at the same location on the same Days he reported. Boyd said final plans for the summer festival Are now being formulated. The festival will have a nine Day run closing on sunday afternoon june 14. Even the decorations for this years festival will be new. Gaily coloured pennants Are now being made to adorn the Light posts in the Center of the City As Bunting for the event. Boyd said congressman Walter b. Jones helped his committee secure the coast guard ship and helicopter. A we thought people would like to see them and congressman Jones did also a Boyd said. A the coast guard has been most cooperative and helpful and we Are indebted to them and to the congressman a he said Boyd said every Effort is being made this year to have a festival containing events which will Appeal to All members of the family. A we have everything from a Battle of bands to a Flower show a Boyd said. The festival schedule is filled see festival Page 14 by Fred 8. Hoffman a military writer Washington apr it is becoming increasingly apparent the Nixon administration decided to hit the enemy sanctuaries in Cambodia because the right conditions had Arisen rather than As a result of a major new military Throat. The key to opening the wry for . And South vietnamese forces to hit the enemy a Long secure base Complex was the overthrow in March of cambodians neutralise chief of state Prince Norodom Sihanouk. Until the new regime led by Premier Lon nol took Over the United states Felt it had to respect cambodians neutrality and its Borders. But the change presented a new situation the importance of which in administration thinking can be seen Ift the state ments of . Officials in their lengthy discussions of the cambodian operation. Secretary of defense Melvin r. Laird has said Quot for a Long period of time there have been political considerations inter National political considerations that had been involved and the situation changed and this Opportunity was and thursday the Secretary said about one third of the 40,000 North vietnamese troops in the cambodian sanctuaries had faced away from South Vietnam starting about mid april. This created a situation in see Cambodia Page 14 Clark funeral Greenville a funeral services for John Alva Happy Clark will be held saturday at 3 30 . With or. Joyce Early and the Rev. Tom Lostis officiating. Burial will be in up Worth Church cemetery. Or. Clark died wednesday night. He was 70 years old. Survivors include his wife smother of Washington. Bellringer drive set tues. Night a group of 250 Volunteer citizens of Beaufort county will begin ringing doorbells at 7 . Tuesday night in the annual Bellringer Campaign of the Beaufort county mental health association. The Campaign it held m Beaufort count. Est a a so to raise funds for the budget of the. Association. Mrs. Marlene Fane her of Chocowinity is serving As the 1970 Bellringer chairman. She said today that the Volunteer be ringers will Call on residents of the county outside the City of Washington. Washington residents support the Beaufort county mental health association through the United Pund of Washington Quot it is important that we have a successful Campaign if the association is to continue its important work a mrs. Fancher said today. Serving As regional chairmen in the Bellringer Campaign Are mrs. Helen Gautier of old Ford mrs. D. S. Swain or. Of Market Street Extension mrs. Madelyn Van Gyzen of Terra Ceia mrs. Mary Boyd of Belhaven mrs. Drusilla j. Barrington of the Chocowinity Grimesland area and mrs. J. L. Carrington of the Aurora Edward area. Mitc r. P. Mackenzie. Jr., president of the Beaufort county mental health association said today Quot we Are highly impressed with the citizen interest in mental mrs. Fancher a Bellringer committee also Drew mrs. Mackenzie a Praise. Quot these dedicated people have been working on the planning for this Effort since january she said. Mrs. Mackenzie urged All residents of Beaufort county to make a contribution when called on by the Volunteer Bellringer thormities privately Are ruling out any possibility of Active Mui tary cooperation with red Irina against the americans in Indochina some asian and european diplomats reported today informal Chin efforts have been suggesting a reconciliation with the russians to meet the Challenge of president Nixon a intervention in Cambodia these diplomats said they have been told by senior soviet colleagues any renewed rus Sian chinese cooperation would require a chinese initiative none has been sighted and Moscow has no proposals to offer. The informants have been in touch with High soviet officials their informal exchanges have been reported to their Home governments. The account they offered of soviet thinking have been checked and Croaa checked. Examined against Moa cow s actions and pronouncements and seem to have an authoritative ring. The soviet Union s policy according to the informants was summarized thus a the Kremlin is ready to provide All military Aid for North Vietnam and other left Wing indochinese forces Short of manpower. This contrast with unofficial chinese talk of enlisting volunteers for service see soviets Page 14 by h. L few hwart7 111 associated press writer Washington mixed some senator came away saying Nixon seems Bent a con ministration Force in the Senate facing an Uphill fight say approval of restrictions on military spending in Indochina would cast doubt on president Nixon s judgment and rred Bili Republican whip Robert p Griffin of Michigan told news men thursday Senate approval of the Church Cooper amendment to bar further use of troops in Cambodia Quot would Sug Gest the president does t mean what he says and that the Senate does t believe him Quot Quot it appears to question his judgment it appears to question his word a commander i chief a declared sen Robert j. Dole a Kan. In a floor speech. Griffin and Dole made their comments As the administration sent a top level three Man team to lobby at a doped door meet ing for the support of the 43-member gop woe Secretary of defense Melvin Laird National Security adviser Henry Kissinger and undersea rotary of state Elliot Richardson told the divided republicans the administration vigorously opposes approval of any Amend ment appearing to tie tha press dents hands in Southeast Asia. Reaction to the session was Jackson rites of Ham funeral set saturday set in Kinston Kinston a funeral services for up. 4 Rocky Pearson of Ham killed in the Vietnam War on May 1, will be held at the Howard and Carter funeral Home saturday at 2 . With the Rev. David Leary officiating military graveside rites will be held in Pine Lawn memorial Park up 4 of Ham a native of Beaufort county was the son of or. And mrs. Charles b. O Ham of 512 Darby Avenue in Kinston he made his Home in Washington with an aunt mrs. In Guise Upton for a Yea and attended Washington High school. Surviving besides his parents and aunt Are three Brothers and two Sisters of Kinston and two Foster Sisters Nena and Teresa Upton of this City. Bath service to Honor Jones Bath a the 84. Thomas restoration committee and congregation Are sponsoring a service and luncheon sunday May 17, honouring Samuel q7_ Jones and family in appreciation of his outstanding restoration at the Glebe House. The service will be at 11 in St. Thomas Church and the luncheon immediately afterwards at the Glebe House contributions by or. Jones have recently made possible the refurbishing of the Glebe House one of the historic buildings at Bath. Funeral services for James a Jimmy Jackson age64, will be held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home saturday afternoon at 4 of clock conducted by Jack w. Mays pastor of the old Ford Church of Christ burial will follow in Oakdale cemetery the following will serve As pallbearers Bill Dick and Garland Woolard Marvin Carraway Bill Cratch and Marvin p. Leggett. In lieu of Flowers memorials May be made to the Beaufort county Carer society or to a favorite Charity. Or. Jackson an old Ford Farmer died at his Home thursday morning at 10 30 of clock following an illness of one year. He was married to the former Blanche Chauncey of Beaufort county feb 6, 1929 surviving besides his wife Are two daughters three grandchildren two Brothers and two Sisters fron tation hut others said they saw no such prospects the floor debate meanwhile moved swiftly to the heart of the Issue a the president a Powers to protect troop Wyeth not. Voting on the first in a series of Amend Kent aimed at curb ing funds was put off until next week at the earliest probably to Oslav republicans denied any intention to stall rut Griffin conceded to a newsman delay won t Hurt adm Nistra ton efforts to defeat or water Down the crucial Cooper it Hurch amendment to a won million foreign military sales trill although Griffin would not comment. Other gop leaders said the amendment would carry on a straight up or Down vote now the amendment sponsored by Sens John Sherman Coffier. Baa Senate pm a 14 Walter Bennett of Royal Dies Walter Hughes Bennett age 83, of Royal it 2, Aurora died in the Beaufort county Hospital this mfr if at 3 of clock at critical ill near of one month he had la Een in falling health for the past several years or Bennett was born Al Aurora dec 30, 1886, a on of the late Jeff and Luanne Bennett he was a retired Farmer and a member of the Dublin Grove free will Baptist Church. He was married to the former Lizzie Mayo surviving besides his wife Are one brother Ottis c. Bennett of Aurora two Sisters mrs e. W Austin of Aberdeen and mrs. Verona Pipkin of Sacramento Calif funeral services will beheld at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home saturday morning at 11 of clock conducted by the Rev. Graham Lane burial will follow in the Dublin Grove Church cemetery. The following will serve As pallbearers o. C. Bennett. Jr., Jack Cay ton David Mayo. Or Rudy Mayo Robert Lee Mayo and Hubert Brothers by John pfc Elfr associated pres writer Washington a pm in their Effort to Cut off funds to carry on the Vietnam War Capitol Hill foe of ii. S. Involvement in Southeast Asia Are reaching for the ult mate weapon available to Congress to try to influence presidential decisions. But just As nuclear Power has become too awesome to be use Hihi settling dispute Between nations the drastic nature of the step proposed in Congress is Likely to keep it from being Tak n a . Jiffy Zitur Ery Era i abroad re Ingr Essof ill Hiil at u affairs Sucre it of eve s troop obtaining Ween if the certainty they would be provoking a constitutional crisis Doe not deter the House and Senate from acting the possibility that they might be depriving american sober under fire of anything they nod cd. Probably. Will Hie House already has made it Clear it will not move in this a fsr Tuu decisively rejecting several proposal last week that in itself should be suffit cent notice that even if the sen ale does adopt any of the sever Al measures before it. They Are unlikely to go any further but that to not to say Senate approval of a proposal to with draw financial support fun War. Or a Ven the Cam Bodum Campaign would not have a profound effect on president Nixon no presidential policy to Likely to last very Long or be very effective without majority support of the people s elected representatives there has been much talk in Congress in recent years reach ing a Crescendo since Nixon sent troops into Cambodia that Congress should assert it self and restore the Constitution Al balance Between the execute and legislative branches in making War and conducting for eign policy but there has never been a balance in the sense that the president and the Congress snared equally in formulating and carrying out foreign policy. And making decisions to commit us Arr de forces to arts a a the Conant tation divides responsibility Between the exec live and legislative branches but hardly balances it. Congress has the Power to declare War and Provitz for and Navy while Toa isl data to commander a chief of the armed forces the president has toe Power to negotiate treaties but must get the advice and consent of the Senate the Matanee that exists under this arrangement has been a see sawing one for 180 years Strong presidents and times of crisis have tended to enlarge presidential Powers. Congressional influence has bloomed in other More peaceful administrations for the Moat part. 19th Cen Tury presidents were More inclined to observe congressional to the to 19th and w differ Ign Reia we cent and. Now ene Belt tip in of to to a sending gunboats to tiny backward countries to protect an Nutem whose danger was usually in direct proportion to the degree of american inter eat in the area and pursuing the pirates id the Barbary coast Are hardly the equivalent of the problems with which modern presidents have confronted con Gres nine i Sao the com Umb position of the United states in in to emotional affairs the to of Unest Power to Challenge it. The changing nature of War and the increasing destructiveness of weapons have created a situation never envisioned by the founding fathers the Power to declare War which both the makers of the Constitution and. Until recently the Congress regarded As the a to mate Cheek an presidential War making has become mean Ingles undersecretary of state Nich Olas Katzenbach told the Senate foreign relations committee in isee Congress Page 14 thanksgiving a service set a ppr taxi thanksgiving Servio of Al a flu Day May 17. At s 0c a clock at the Washington Assembly of god Church two Miles West of Washington on the pact Olim Highway. This special thanksgiving service will be held to offer thanks for the blessings a revived a by Kenneth Woolard. The c Vear old boy who recently underwent open. Heart surgery at Duke Hospital. A generous and understanding Community United in to Effort to raise Money with which to pay his Hospital and medical Bills and the youngster is getting on Fine now and As of now there is $8.599 62 in the Kenneth Woolard fund the Rev l. V Pierce pastor issues a very genuine invitation to All the people of this area to come out on sunday morning at 11 of clock and join in this special thanksgiving service a police gunfire kills students bombers Swap licks Israel Egypt Trade Suez punches by Hal Mcclure associated press writer Tel Aviv apr israeli pilots claimed they downed two egyptian m1g17� today As warplanes of the two nations traded punches along the Suez canal. Israel started the action with a bombing and strafing attack on. Egyptian military targets in the Southern and Central sectors of the 102-mile-Long waterway. Egyptian warplanes then struck Back in toe Northern sector of the canal. Hour later according to military command israeli intercepted attacking c mig17�, shooting Down two. The military command said is and suffered no casualties in the egyptian raids in other action toe command said Gesher Hasiva a Kibbutz four Miles South of the lebanese Border was shelled from Lebanon during the night. Mortar shells also fell on Border settlements at Yardena and far Ruwim in the Beisan Valley. The command said the israelis returned the fire and sustained no casualties. Israel announced. Thursday that an egyptian missile boat Sank a 70-ton israeli fishing trawler in Mediterranean Waters not far from where the destroyer Elath was hit and sunk in 1967. A military announcement said the fishing trawler Orit was hit wednesday night 11.3 Miles North of the occupied Sinai Peninsula. The four crewmen were reported missing an announcement said the a chances of finding them Are the Elath was hit on oct. 21, 1987�?ln by ship launched mis Siles a and 51 crewmen were killed when it Sank. Three Days later the israelis retaliated with a Devastino raid on port Suez Oil installations. The military announcement said the Orit was apparently hit by an egyptian missile while fishing off the Bardawil Lagoon in the Mediterranean explosions and flashes of Light were Beard and seen in the area. Israeli search vessels found Only pieces of the ship a buoy and life belts. In Amman an Al Fatah spokesman claimed its guerrilla forces thursday fired rockets into the israeli town of Heissan. South of the sea of Galilee scoring direct Hita on a factory the spokesman also claimed Ai Fatah commandos chased israeli troops near the Frontier in Southern Lebanon and shelled settlements in upper Galilee a to prove that our forces control the area he said an israeli Hal track and a truck were destroyed. A Strong israeli task Force of tanks backed by planes swept see mid East Page 14 a commission refuses bus Money Raleigh it apr North Carolina school officials apparently will have to find some Way to provide equal bus transportation for City school pupils next fall without using any extra funds the North Carolina advisory budget commission refused thursday to act on a Board of education request that $1.8 million be transferred from surplus teacher salary funds to the transportation fund. The Board had contended that the funds were needed to provide busing for an extra 56,708 City pupils living 1w Miles or More from school and that the Only alternative was to Cut off bus service to 41,000 Urban children now receiving it. The Transfer of funds was approved by gov. Bob Scott but the powerful advisory budget commission issued a Brief state ment saying that the proposal raised Quot serious questions both of fiscal policy and of the statement was issued through or. William l Turner director of toe department of administration who refused to elaborate on the written state v Quot Quot see bus. Page 14 president greeted with enthusiasm by rank Cormier associated press writer key Biscayne Fla apr it was 1968 ail Over again on a miniature scale. President Nixon arriving in Florid thursday night for a working Holiday was greeted by a Campaign Type crowd rather modest in size and lung Power but Well supplied with tiny american flags and some professionally prepared signboards applauding his Southeast Asia policy the president responding eagerly mixed with his greeters military personnel of Homestead air Force base and their dependents and later summed up for newsmen the sentiments he gleaned from those he chatted with a mainly we support you you know we Trust what you re doing we think you ought to make the decisions and actually they re interested in bringing. Peace to the world peace with Justice a a perhaps As Many As 1,200 turned out to Welcome Nixon and wife Pat at the base across Biscayne Bay from their water front Home Tere. The Bate has a population of about 23.000 military men and dependents shortly before Nixon a plane landed a uniformed member of the president s staff and several comely teen agers passed along the front ranks of the crowd distributing flags. Weary since his decision to Send american troops into Cam Bodia Nixon was in need of a respite As his aides acknowledged and apparently someone thought a Florida Welcome reminiscent of the Campaign trial would get the weekend off to a Good Start. When the Nixon arrived by helicopter at key Biscayne about 200 persons were on hand at the presidential helipad although normally outsiders a it Are kept at least a Block away two of the hand lettered placards waved at the first family read a thanks for Cambodia and our sons the key Biscayne greeters also offered an accordion backed serenade Quot a god bless. America a a let me Call you sweetheart and a for he a a Jolly Good the entire Nixon family was see Nixon Page 14 by the associated press a barrage of police gunfire killed two negro men and wounded five others today As they stood in front of a women a dormitory at predominantly negro Jackson state College in Jackson. Miss. It was not immediately known whether the victims were Stu dents City police and state troopers had gone to the Campus to investigate complaints from passing motorists that rocks were thrown at their cars. Students said the rocks had Quot been thrown by no students. The deaths brought to six the number of persons fatally shot since protests erupted last week on the nation s campuses Over president Nixon a decision to Send . Troops into Cambodia four students were shot to death Early last week during a confrontation with Ohio National guardsmen at Kent state University. Guard officials said a sniper had fired first but students disputed the report witnesses in Jackson today Saidie police a ten confronted a crowd of men standing in front of the dormitory and opened with a 7 to 10 second barrage after hearing a sound like a shot or a firecracker neither police nor the College issued a statement in the shooting or the cause of the Rock throwing. There has been discontent on the Campus for some time with Many students claiming too see students. Page 14
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