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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - May 30, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaV. W. Ii. And was a member of it. Peters episcopal Church. Or. Grimes was married who was thees Man from Cross the sea who gave Hees life. Dear god., for me it say he die a fore i was bom Here in thees land of Normandy. It say he come from u. S. A. Just the Enki just Theen Kly How far away i to show my thanks for thees Brave frien for Hees dear land i now do Pray i a a a a win Jjo a Hitt weather Cloudy through sunday Chanca of Shn wars South part an tonight Little change in temperatures with highs mostly 70s sunday Washington Davit news k you do not get your paper ,. Mat 948-8146 Between 0 a and 7 of o Clarh my a is is a Varad to you est abuses 1909 uht Hom Washington Wotty cak3una, Satu Toat Aht mood. A Dsa 3�, Dau i Lipi huh a seize parts of South Aurora High Aurora a the Aurora High school last night presented �8 diplomas to the senior Clam at 8 00 . In the High school auditorium the invocation was Given by Rev. J. E Aldridge pastor of the Trinity a. Me Zion Church in new Rem the salutatorian Edith Brantley gave her speech on a today is , the presentation of awards was Given by Roas p Lane principal of Aurora High school. T bes e 1 no i u ded citizenship awards were Given to Josie Magee and Herbert Moore Quot i dare you awards Herbert achievement awards freshman Edward Moore Sophomore Mary k. Broome Junior Kathy Jackson senior Herbert Moore athletic awards Dexter Milla and Debbie Rowe shield awards Owen Lee Peele editor and. Herbert Moore business manager marshal awards juniors chief Scott Deal Kathy Jackson and Dianna Hoowell sophomores Lee Porter and Paul Brothers freshman Donald Broome and Mitchell Johnson Honor students awards Owen Lee Peele Edith Brantley june Rice Sally Williams Herbert Moore Rebecca Godley and Kathy Hoowell Library awards Betty Jefferson Neva Moore and Linda Smith valedictorian award Owen Lee Peele salutatorian award Edith Brantley de Kalb award Al Stilley readers digest award Owen Lee Peele Edith Brantley Beta club awards., Rodney Price Josie Magee Burnetta Moore Sally Williams Maggie Barrow Patti Hoowell Herbert Moore Roger Moody and Alice Hamilton cheerleader award Josie Magee. Subject matter awards English Sally Williams social studies Alice Hamilton science Owen Lee Peele French Glenda Moore. Math Owen Lee Peele business Kathy Jackson health and Donald Broome and Kerri Crawford Home economics Betty Crocker award Kathy Hollowell Crisco award Verna Smith agriculture Jerome Smith bricklaying award Charles Carter Best a round. Owen Lee Peele and Edith Brantley. There were special awards Given by the Texas Gulf Sulphur company representative David Edmiston. Also or. Lane handed out bricklaying certificates to the following boys Calvin Hill Charles Carter Roland Dixon Luther hem by Noah Bryant and see Aurora Page 8 bulletin Atlanta a. Apr a twin engine air plane with 44 persons aboard crashed today on an Atlanta Bridge hitting two cars on an interstate expressway police said. Five persons were killed. More than 20 were hospitalized. The Faa said the plane reported losing an engine and radioed for clearance to land at toe Atlanta Airport just before it crashed. It struck two cars on a Bridge on interstate 285. A i. Fed % vietnamese resort City of Dalat Only Case like it army surgeons remove pc Bullet from heart of american Soldier by . Wolker8torffr associated press writer Nam a warm peons have removed a Viet Cong Bullet from the heart of a so year old american Soldier in what they Call an operation unprecedented in the Vietnam War pfc Donald h Light of red Bud. 111, was reported in Good condition today and was Able to talk with members of his family by Telephone. Quot we be never had a ease Tike this before Quot said or. Elias Hanna of Geneva n.y., cardiac surgeon at the u s army a 3rd or a there have been cases in which the heart was punctured by fragments but As far As i know this is. The first time a. Whole Bullet has been removed from the heart Quot usually an ak-47 Bullet will shatter the heart. Its a Miracle that Don Light s Light and other members of Bravo company 2nd battalion in cavalry 1st air cavalry division. Were on a dusk patrol about Aix mites inside Ambos to tuesday when an ak-47 Bullet broke a rib and went through his left lung into his heart the Bullet made two holes in the heart and came to rest at the Bottom of the right ventricle. Which pumps blood to the Kings Light was taken to fire base Gonder. Inside Cambodia about 90 mites North of Saigon where medics sealed his Chest wound and began giving him plasma he was then evacuated by Belt copter to Quan Loi some 30 Miles to the South Ai Fly Iii 1 a i to 15th medical battalion administered More plasma and another helicopter brought him to Sai gon Leas than two hours after Light was hit maj Jack examined him at the 3rd Field Hospital and sent him to the operating room Quot we did t know until we opened up his Chest that the bul a see heart. Page i the Aurora lion s club has installed Street signs to Aurora. Signs Are at each intersection within the town limits. Even though the streets have had names almost from the beginning of the town s existence this is the first time tha t they have been identified. The Lions club started in Aurora in november of 1989 and shortly afterwards decided to undertake this project As one of its civic responsibilities. Through the assistance of the phosphate division of Texas Gulf Sulphur company and Berkley machine works and foundry company of Norfolk a. The Lions were Able to provide an excellent identification for the Community. Members of the Lions club committee that worked so diligently to accomplish this project include Ernest Elliott Robert Lavictoire Bob Robinson Quot big boy Allen Lee Brown. Merrill Bynum Clarence Stark. To forehand Warren Harris Charles Miles Frank Bonner Charles e. Davis and Robert Malkemes. Nations War dead honoured by the associated press the nation marches under Many banners in Honor of its War dead today with veterans leading hundreds of memorial Day ceremonies and Antiwar groups rallying against the Indochina War in at least a dozen Large cities. Millions of motorists jammed the country s highways in route to visits with relatives and picnics at lakes National Parks and seashores. The National safety Council predicted that Between 350 and 450 persons would be killed in Holiday motor travel. President Nixon was in California for the weekend with sen. John. G. Tower a Texas to fill in for him in laying a Wreath at the Tomb of the unknown Soldier at Arlington National cemetery. A Parade from Capitol Hill to the Washington Monument was planned by a peace group. In an Effort to Avert clashes officials in new York Chicago and Detroit scheduled veterans parades and Antiwar demonstrations at different and in different parts of town. An air show at self Ridge air Force base near Detroit was cancelled when a peace group announced plans to picket outside the installation. In Englewood n.j., two american legion posts withdrew from the memorial Day Parade when an Antiwar group announced it would take. Part. Other veterans organizations said they would March As usual when the peace group agreed to take off their Black armbands and carry Only placards identifying the demonstrators. In Honolulu where boy scouts placed tiny american flags and Flower leis on 17,000 grave markers Iff the National memorial cemetery of the Pacific in Punchbowl Crater a memorial service was to be highlighted by the rereading of a Eulogy to world War ii correspondent Ernie Pyle by Buck Buchwach managing editor of the Honolulu advertiser. % a in los Angeles sen. George Murphy r-calif., was to and Tsee memorial Page 8� Jun ills d. I Jeannie and Georgie girl Grimes or. Dies Here Junius d. Grimes or. Age 54, prominent local attorney passed Sway Friday at 2 30 . In the Beaufort county Hospital after a critical illness of several weeks. Or. Grimes was born at Washington june 27,1915. Son of the late Junius d. And Wharton Grimes. He was graduated from Washington High school the University of North Carolina undergraduate and Law schools. And was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1942 and has been a practising a Torney with the firm Grimes and Grimes of this City. He was a member of the Beaufort county bar association the North Carolina bar association and had served in the offices of the n c. Paroles Board and attorney general a office under the late Harry Mcmullan. He served As first president of the Jaycees served with u. S. R r a Ormandy Twenty six years after acres Mart i room tributes Are paid miss Cooper Mary Ella Cooper night was celebrated in Washington last night. C miss Cooper is retiring after years of continuous service office of the school Tendit t the appreciation dinner was held at Washington High school lunchroom last night with some 175 friends in attendance. Or. William h. Wagoner president of unc Wilmington brought the main address of the evening in which he called miss Cooper Quot the other Wise relating the Story by Henry Van Dyke of Quot the other Wise Man a along with the Sherlock Holmes character or. Watson and the Rudyard Kipling poem of Gunge Din or. Wagoner cited miss Cooper As somehow a being All Quot she has propped us up when we were leaning Over a he said. Or. Wagoner himself a local boy who attended school Here taught Here and in a real sense was coming Back Home to help Honor a compatriot said Quot she his been meaningful in All phases of life when called upon and what re a i has done she did it without Banc Lincci Velit thought of recognition or or Wagoner was introduced by Joe Kornegay assistant superintendent miss Cooper responded to the tributes Given her by simply saying Quot Hollywood has its Seare but this has really been an Oscar night for mrs. J. F. Buckman presented miss Cooper a scrap Book con taming Many tributes sent in for this occasion. The invocation was by miss Coopers pastor the Rev. Re l. Alexander. Or. Zeno Edwards brought the Welcome. Mrs. Harry Carpenter entertained the crowd with a song and Jasper Lewis superintendent introduced the guests. Miss Cooper has served since 1924 under 65 members of the Board of education under six superintendents and she has worked with 29 different principals. Many of each group were present last night. Her Sisters. Misses Bertha and october 23, 1937 to the former miss Lily grist of this cite. Who survives. Surviving with his wife Are one daughter miss Olivia Grimes of the Home four sons Junius d. Grimes Iii of Chapel Hill capt. Samuel g. Grimes of u. S. Army in Viet Nam Churchill b. Grimes of Crystal River Fla and Alden p. Grimes of the Home one brother Bryan Grimes of Washington two Sisters mrs. Eliza Wahmann Washington and mrs Elliott t Cooper Baltimore my and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held sunday at 3 00 . In St. Peter s episcopal Church with the Rev Irwin Hulbert jr., Rector and the Rev. Robert w. South officiating. Burial will be in Oak see Grimes Page 8 with As much imagination As Young people Are capable of the pet show on june 11 at Kugler Field part of this years summer festival promises to be More fun than the old Quot our gang circuses the show will begin at 7. O clock. Contestants must be Between the Ages of six and thirteen and can enter any kind of pet they wish. Awards and prizes will be Given away in such categories As the tallest pet the longest the funniest the smartest the Zani eat costume and the most obedient. The Beaufort county humane society is responsible for the event one of Many to be held that thursday night As part of Texas gulfs family night. Those people in the City and county wishing to participate in the pet show Are requested to Call mrs Lee Knott 948 3304, or mrs. Bill Talley 946-4169 by saturday night june 6. Assault heaviest since 68 ity George f.8pfr Laa Drtad pm a Witter Saigon Apt a Viet Cong troops seized parts of the South vietnamese resort City of Dalat today ill the heaviest assault on a Taw <4 1988 by go Mac. Theft was still Street fighting authorities clamped a 24-hour curfew on the City of 80.080, which lies in the Southern Cen Trai Highlands 160 Miles Northeast of Saigon the commercial Airport was closed. First reports from Dalai said Viet Cong attacked 13 installations in and around the provincial capital and rut the military network linking the provincial Headquarters and the communications Center two Miles away one target was the National military Academy the West Point of South Vietnam which came under heavy attack earlier this year. Initial reports said 13 vietnamese were killed and 25 wounded and that 32 enemy soldiers were killed and three captured in the various attacks the report said the Viet Cong still occupied budding of Dalat University Quot a roman Catholic Seminary and a Catholic Church sources said the enemy was holding civilians hostage id the Church area. Hundreds of South Viet Nambae infantrymen backed by armoured personnel carriers. _ rolled into the City to reinforce see Indochina Page s demo meetings Are scheduled a series of local District and state democratic meetings Wilt take place in june and july according to an announcement today by Lloyd p Sloan. Or. Chairman of the Beaufort county democratic executive com Muttee the first will be the county precinct meetings which will be held on saturday june 6. At t 00 of clock at the regular polling places in All of Beaufort county a 30 precincts u on june 6 a quorum is not present then the meeting on the precinct level will take place again on june 13 at he polling places at 1 00 of clock the Beaufort county democratic convention will take place on saturday june 20 at t 00 of clock in the county courthouse in Washington. Or. Sloan will preside Over this meeting on saturday june 27 the newly. Formed congressional District convention will be held at 1 00 o clock in Greenville at the Moose Lodge on tuesday july 14 in Raleigh the state convention will take place at memorial auditorium. Local democrats Are urged to take note of these meetings and make plans now to attend. Missing boy it a added up to a death sentence see Cooper Page 81 los Angeles a last oct. 25 a Highway patrolman spotted a a mall blonde girl clinging to the Fence dividing a freeway in the san Joaquin Valley North of los Angeles As care whizzed by officer Thomas Cravens had to unfurl her fingers from the Fence. The girl was shivering her feet wet but she did no to cry. And when Cravens brought her into his warm car she said she did no to want to get his seat dirty. The tot tool him. Cravens said that her parents let her out and told her to wait and she waited and waited through a Long chill night she said she chased the Tail lights of her daddy a car As it drove off then fell and Hurt herself. Her name she said was Smith and so she remained until a woman baby Sitter saw her on television and identified her As Jody Lansdown. 5, daughter of a couple living in suburban Bell gardens. With the identification began a Chain of events that led Fri Day to a formal sentence of death Iff Ronald of. Fouquet 32, maintenance Mechanic and common Law husband of Jody smother Betty Lansdown 26 the that began with the arrest of the two led first to child abandonment charges. Then to a mystery Over another missing youngster. Besides Jody there was Timothy 7, and Dina. 4. But where was Jeffery last seen in 1966? the bouquets would t say. Then the Mother was offered immunity. She tool authorities Fouquet had beaten whipped kicked and stomped the 5-year-old boy to death and she led them to a child a Skeleton at the foot of a Mountain slope where she said her husband dumped the body. Her Story the boy had dropped a shoe outside a window Fouquet had forbidden either Mother or son to go outside when he got Home it was gone. For Throp weeks he often beat the boy not feeding him at times forcing him to stand in a Corner or crawl until Knees were raw. On the Day the Hoy died she said Quot he had so Many bruises All Over his hands face legs. A Ysha added Quot Ronnie said Quot Well if he should kick the bucket while in a gone done to you panic and run out and Tell anybody. If you do. I might As Well be convicted of five murders As one. She repeated her Story in court testifying that before Jeff died he said Quot daddy 1 done to want to live any she said Fouquet replied Quot Why done to you just die a the boy replied Quot All right 1 will Quot she said. Fouquet testified that he did t harm the boy and he might have died of influenza he said he did no to report the death Quot because 1 got a police record a mile Long. A the wife said she did no to report it out of fear Fouquet was convicted of first degree murder. In court for sentencing he. Made a final try at saving himself saying he was convicted on perjured testimony. Jeffrey he said May have poisoned himself with chemicals the couples children Are being cared for by others. The Mother still faces charges in the abandonment of Small blonde Jody. T rooms 92 seniors graduate at Lions put up Street signs pc
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