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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - November 18, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather increasing cloudiness from Ami a Low warming Treta through tonight a foams Elm dines it and Mihi thursday lows tonight near 30, highs thursday in a in Washington Diu news if you do not get your Piper ,. Mat 946-2145 Between a 10 had ? 00 o clock and Ana will be delivered to you 42q9 a a tic w >0f< Wash Temirow Wott Otto Tina off inf a to ctr 5un�oay study shows Airport guidance devices needed Job safety Bill sent Industrial production by James r Polk a ant Dick Barnes associated Preas writers Washington a it More than half the Airport in the1 country serving scheduled at a liner Litwok Nirider guidance tar vices to help Pilot make Blind landings in it and weather an associated press study shows the governments failure to install the electronic equipment % a congressman charges places air 01 vet Quot on a collision course with disaster a the a study made in the Wake of the 75-death Mars hair University football air tragedy disc i used that More than a million passengers a year land at airports without bed weather guidance beams. Even the 747 jumbo Jetam the 0 Moat sophisticated airliners Ever built Are slated to begin Landing in 13 Days at the Phoenix arii., Airport which has no Glide slope Landing device. Rep. Jack Brooks. A Tex whose House subcommittee has held hearings on. Airport safety charged the Federal aviation administration has failed to Sef Airport requirements for control Tower radar and instrument Landing system il6 equip ment the Huntington w. A. Air port where Marshall s chartered fwd engine sci Jet hit a studded Ridge while coming in too Low on a Rainy night has neither radar nor a Glide slope device. A a a a a a Glide slope system beams an electronic signal at the plane to line up the1 crosshair on a. Cockpit instrument and turn on a red warning if the Jet strays too Low or too High the pcs like All modern planes had the equipment but Huntington s Hilltop Airport did not. Phoenix Heads a list of 304 airports in the Continental United states that also Lack the Glide slope Landing device including such major Points As Las i to House off 2.3 per cent in oct. Gov. Scott gives 4 sales 1 a st nov. Fort i a Dentate i Tucson aril. Bangor Maine. And Helena Mont these 304 airports handle nearly 2,000 flights a a toys roughly one out of every me airline land nos in the Natton the picture emerged from an a analysis of latest Faa statistics and airline schedules. And interviews with Airport officials even at Loa Angeles Busy International Airport no Glide slope was available on the Western approach Over the Pacific until the past few months it a see airports. Page 16� by Joe Hall. Associated Preas writer Washington a Quot it Spon son at s landmark safety Bill passed by the Senate say the measure will become Law in spite of a Republican threat to weaken it in the House the Bill was sent to the House alter the Senate a 13-3 passage tuesday House committee action is Complete and final action tax acid endorsement a Richard Liaw annual Saa meet Kennedy confident of Post scheduled in Hyde newsman cleared s of charge by Bernard hum Witz associated press writer san Francisco apr a Federal appeals court has role that a newsman cannot be ordered to appear before a secret . Grand jury session unless the government demonstrates a a compelling Public need a for his presence. The decision by the three judge 9th, . Circuit court of appeals panel held that Earl Caldwell a new York times reporter was innocent of contempt for failure to appear last june before a Federal grand jury probing Black Panther activities. A judge Alfouse Zirpoli had. Ruled in . District court last april 3 that the newsman must appear although entitled to refuse to answer certain grand jury questions until the government demonstrated a a compelling and overriding National interest requiring his testimony. Caldwell declined to appear and was cited for contempt. The three judge panel reversing the june 5 contempt Citar Tion said in an opinion written by judge Charles m. Merrill a where it has been shown that the Public a first amendment right to be informed would be jeopardized by requiring a journalist to submit to secret grand jury interrogation the government must respond by demonstrating a compelling need for the witnesses presence before q judicial process properly can Issue to require the opinion declared that if a newsman were compelled to testify in secret his sources a might very understandably fear that the reporters resolve to protect them would crumble in the pressures of the secret the opinion described its Rul a see newsman. Page 16� the annual meeting of the Southern Albemarle association will be held at the mat tam skeet Lodge la new Holland on monday november 30, at 10 00 of clock in the morning it was announced today by a j. Dick Lupton of Swan Quarter president. Or. Lupton says that the business session will be held in the morning followed by lunch at noon. New officers for the association Are to be named at this meeting. The new president will come from Tyrrell county u Ler ite system of Hui iia fag presidents from county to county each county will elect a vice president and a committee. The six counties of the association Are Beaufort Hyde Martin Tyrrell dare and Washington the Southern Albemarle association or Saa was founded in october 1935 in Tyrrell county. For the past 35 years it has been a most Active Force in the area in the fight for Bridges highways and water transportation. In recent years it has Token an Active role in Industrial Progress and in Many phases of county and Community development in the far Eastern part of North Carolina. Ashley b. Futrell will be the i see Saa Page 16 water meeting a Quot Public meeting concerning a proposed water District comprising a number of suburban areas around Washington will be held tonight at 7 30 of clock in the Beaufort county courthouse. Slated to Partick Pate on. The program Are Jake Wicker of _ the Institute of Goveri Mentz Marshall Staton director of the sanitary engineering division. State Board of health Robert Pittman an Engineer from the engineering firm of Rivers and associates and Ben Lancaster director of the Roanoke rapids sanitary District. All interested citizens Are urged to attend. By Carl p. Leubsdorf a political writer Washington a Edward m. Kennedy and Robert a Byrd Are spending a lot of time on the Senate floor in a cat and mouse game involving the chamber a no. 2 democratic leadership Post. Byrd from West Virginia is an undeclared contender for the democratic whip poet now held by Kennedy. At the moment the Massachusetts senator is confident he can keep the Post that makes him heir apparent to majority Leader Mike Mansfield Byrd a master of cloakroom politics now holds his party a no. 3 leadership Post and is said to feel he did much of the routine Senate work during the last two years while Kennedy was tied up in a re election Battle and the aftermath of the Chappaquiddick incident. A successful Byrd Challenge would give the whip Post to a a senator who voted with southerners on civil rights legislation and perhaps would also kill. Kennedy a Hopes for National leadership As a result Kennedy has been on the Senate floor As much As by re since Congress reconvened monday. Byrd said in an interview he is made no decision to cml Lenge Kennedy. Quot it is too Early a he said. A to putting the work of this session As to the evident Man Euver a see Kennedy. Page 16� Latham rites set funeral services for jes6e by Latham age 74, retired local Carpenter who passed away tuesday morning in the Beaufort county Hospital will be held this afternoon at 3 00 put a. In the Chapel of the Oden funeral Home with the Rev. Odell Simmons and the Rev. Wayne w. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale cemetery. Serving As Active pallbearers will be Bernest Bunting Rodney Lamm Bunch Andrew j. Cartwright jr.,. Dalton Latham Ricks elks and Jesse Black. Is expected before the end Ai the current Rump session the Bill establishes the first Quot National program in history designed to improve health and safety conditions for m million a Fri r Icen e re ors the legislation is tied to reducing the 14,500 deaths 2 2 million injuries and f 1.5 billion in lost wages which occur annually in Industry the Senate measure directs the Secretary of labor to draw up within two years standards covering hazards that May cause death injury and occupational diseases which shorten lives. Labor department inspectors then would determine where violations Are taking place. An employer could Appeal violation citations to a three member commission named by the president. The commission proceedings could be appealed to the Federal courts. The commission plan was included by president Nixon in his original Bill. Its adoption tuesday by a 43-38 vote represented his one Victory in a two Day Senate debate. In general the Senate measure followed the version promoted by the al Cio and sponsored by democratic liberals the same fight is expected to be repeated in the House where is and soil them democratic conservatives plan to push the Nixon substitute they say the measure now gives too much Power to the labor Secretary and allows for an arbitrary closing of plants. The Senate Bill permits any state to fix new standards and enforce them if its program were held to be at least As effective As tit of tha. Federal government. The Bill also provides for a National Institute of safety and health to conduct research and the establishment of a 15-member commission to study the adequacy of present workmen a compensation Laws. We. Edgar Tankard Dies to. We. Edgar Tankard sr., age 54, of Bath died in the Beaufort county Hospital this morni.%. At 7 of clock following an illness of 10 Days. Or. To Skaad was born at Bath dec. 1.2, 1915, son of Olga Marsh Tankard and the late Edgar Gay Kulti Tankard. He attended the Bath schools and was employed at Shopwell a Here. He was formerly employed at Swindells Cash store at Bath or. Tankard was a member of st. Thomas episcopal Church and a member of the vestry and former senior Warden of the Church. He was Abo Active in the Bath historical society. Or. Tankard was married to the former Dorothy Brooks of Bath dec. 21, 1941. Surviving Are his wife and Mother both of Bath one son William Edgar Tankard or. Of Portsmouth a. One daughter lira. A Sec Tankard. Page 16� have social awareness Young americans have limited 1 or a v a. Quot a a knowledge of political process a. San Diego Calif. A a National Survey has found that most Young americans recognize social problems but have limited knowledge at political processes and racial injustice. Resulta of year Long Testa and interviews of about 90,690 Young persons were made Public tues Day by the education commission of the states an Organiza Tion chaired by gov. Russel w. Peterson of Deb Ware. A most adults and older Stu. Dents show awareness of the More urgent problems which society faces a the report said a a and some of the ways it is attempted to alleviate them. A although less than Ali of the 9-year-Olds recognize the need for opposed viewpoints it added most 17-year-Olds and adults do so and Are rational and critical about civic tastes. The project is a continuing program tit will last at least 10 More Yean. It was set up in 1964 with funds from the Carnegie corporation and is received later financing from the Ford foundation and the . Office of education. The purpose is to find out what the nation is getting in return for educational outlays or. Edgar j. Epps of the University of Chicago a education department expressed disappointment in some findings of the citizenship Survey a reaction echoed by Many of the 150> governors and Educa tors attending the commas Ion a three Day meeting which ends wednesday. In addition to Peterson governors on the commission Are Harold Levander of Minnesota Tom Mccall of Oregon and Calvin Rampton of Utah. A i was shocked tit Only 41 per cent of to 13-year Olds could cite a Case of racial discrimination and an even smaller percentage could cite a Case of religious discrimination in this country Quot Epps said. A it just reinforces the feeling of minorities Quot Epps said a a tit they Are going to me to do it themselves because nobody is going to do it for another area of concern he added b the limited knowledge of the political processes shown by Young people in All of the age a see Survey Page 16 associated press writer Raleigh a gov Bob Scott gave tacit endorsement today to a proposal to make the sates tax in North Carolina four per cent statewide speaking at a news Fonfe rence. Scott said he had opposed local referendums under which about one fourth of the state s 100 counties tacked a Penn it onto the state s three per cent sales tax 7 a but now to mtg a been done perhaps it would be Well to make it he said he described hts position As one of a negative endorsement a i would not oppose it a he said a proposal to make the four per cent Levy statewide b expected. To be presented in the general Assembly session which opens Jan 13 on other matters the governor a said he has discarded the Atea Ai asking the general As Gruic Bawus. Dpi Odiard. Drop since aug. 1959 Semly to approve a Milti Mil lion Dollar Bond Issue for construction of state building rejected a proposal to name a committee to study interest rates leaving it in the Hants of the 1 Scott had mentioned the a i Bond Issue two weeks ago he said today however that he and the advisory budget commission have trimmed Bud get requests to eliminate the consider lion a now if general Assembly members come up with projects which Are not included in the prepared budget then a Bond Issue would be the Way to do it a Scott said a but i do not plan to ask for one Quot he said a Bond Issue would not involve direct tax increases the request that Scott appoint a group to study interest rates my come from sen har Boytos asked for the action after the state legislative study commission on consumer credit disbanded test month without preparing a report for the general Assembly As i is in a letter to scoff Bowles said interest rates will be a one of the most pressing problems of the general Assembly session a Quot it is my firm up Mon tit we will again be working in the dark unless you will immediately create a panel of sex Pertal to conduct a study. Row ies said Scott said today however tit although Bowles request a is a valid one. The timing is he said by the time a committee could get organized the general Assembly will be in session a and its committees can handle the matter a complaints dept. Gets new face one hears a lot of talk concerning government inefficiency. Its a favorite topic on the Street. Citizens talk a lot about government complaints very few Ever take their complaints to the right place Edward a. Wyatt a Washington s City manager today discussed complaints a we me a lot of them concerning City government right Here in Washington he 68 id a too often a Wyatt said a we try to take limited personnel to do too Many jobs tit Are required and make mistakes along the the Washington City manager said the City a administrative department Heads constantly work toward cutting Down on problems of this nature. A Street lights will go out a he said. A garbage collectors do. Once in a while miss a garbage Quot electric Power does go Wyatt said these and other things will continue to Meppen in Washington. Quot wet the City is trying to do however is to get our citizens to bring their complaints in so tit they can be a idled properly and As quickly As Wyatt today announced a newsy Stem for complaints and visitors at City Hall. Wyatt said the City is established a Central Telephone answering operator just inside the main Entrance at City Hall. A staff photo by Litchfield complaints come Here first a the operator miss Arto Lackland will also serve As receptionist for City Hall and will direct them to the officers or officials they wish to anytime citizens have complaints All they me to do is Telephone the City Telephone number 946-4191. And report their complaint to the operator she will direct. The caller to the proper department to answer the Quot emergency police Calls should still be directed to the police department and emergency fire Calls should still be directed to the fire department a Wyatt explained. A a we re trying to a a Good Job on service to our citizens and la be e 111y�?dace Ltd i Hgt he i st in irk us Liard pro its writer Washington apr the he drop in Industrial production in More than s dec Adems dimmed Nixon admin is traction Hopes tit the Economy is snapping Back and moving toward recovery Semens by adjusted figures released tuesday a show the tie dus irial production Index in october fell 2 3 per cent the most since August 1959 when there was a nationwide steel strike the Index is Down 6 3 per cent from october. 1969 half of october a percentage decline was blamed on the Auto workers strike against general motors and its depressing effect on Industrial output tentative agreement is since been reached bul pm is still struggling to resume production but strike or no strike the drop in the important economic indicator still would me been Large the Federal Reserve Board said it was the third straight monthly Derline in the Index a disappointment to adm Nistra Don officials who me been nut a strategy at gradual economic recovery a spokesman for president. Nixon s Council of economic advisers said the decline was a Quot negative development but not surprising in View of the Auto strike but the Federal Reserve Board said it blamed Quot further curtail menu in output of consumer durable goods other thin autos business and defame equipment and Industrial materials. Sine Wear in m the year Nixon administration economist me predicted the Economy would pick up in the fall. In recent weeks some me said the upturn is already at mud although not considered the broadest measure of the Economy a performance Industrial production is a key indicator in gauging output in october the Index fell to 162 3 of the 1957-59 average the use period for which it is Fig ured it was the lowest Index figure since january i960,. September s Index stood at 166 1. Industries produced More television sets in october but output of most other household goods declined the Board said. Quot production of Industrial commercial and freight and Quot passenger equipment was reduced further a it said. A among materials output of steel construction materials paper and some chemical and rubber prod unto was Down Quot tobacco production up in �?T69 Pentagon buying costly but ineffective darvon Raleigh a North Carolinas flue cured Tom co production this year is up considerably Over 1969, but the average Price per Pound is Down slightly. This was shown in figures re a leased tuesday by John h Cyrus Toby ceo marketing specialist for the North Carolina department of agriculture he estimated tit tar Heel growers Are expected to re. Chive about 1545 million from their Tom co crop an increase of 140 million Over 1969 a but our Price average is Down slightly a Cyrus said in an interview. A it looks like our final average will be 971.75 per 1 Hundred pounds compared to 572.13 last the total production will be about 769 million pounds an increase of 73 million pounds Over last year. A your total sales this year in North Carolina will he about 760 million pounds a Cyrus. A see tobacco. Page 16� by h. L. Schwartz 111 associated press writer Washington a the defense department is still buying Large amounts at an expensive pain killing drug a government study says often has Little or no effect. The total defense outlay fur various forms of darvon the drugs Trade name is More ten $5 million. In the past la months the Pentagon is pure used More ten 1177,000 Worth of darvon 32 and darvon 65 and is paid some $291,000 for a combination of darvon and. Aspirin. Prices Range from $1.58 per 100 for darvon 32 and $12.38 a bottle of 500 for the larger dosage. Quot in june i9601 the Pentagon paid 73 cents for 1,000 aspirin tablets a spokesman for Eli Lilly Ca a of Indianapolis ind., the manufacturer defended the drug As effective and said a there me been something like 230 million prescriptions written for darvon and that s a Good size part of our investigators for a Senate subcommittee looking into government purchasing practices say darvon is Only one example where the Pentagon is purchased Arraj pensive drug when a cheaper of is As effective or More so Ai frequently safer. An investigator said the Sig Ifica Nee of darvon however is tit it is one at the biggest citing drugs in to world he said there were Many other drugs As Well As agencies involved. In april 1969, a panel of the National Academy of sciences a National research Council said darvon a in doses of 65 milligrams to 100 milligrams is usually but not always proved to Placebo in reasonably sensitive analgesic assays however the 32 my. Is often been found indistinguishable from Placebo. A a a Placebo often called a sugar Pill is usually noted for its psychological rather ten medical effect. The Nas arc panel also disputed other claims about Dar von 32 a a a in its aug. 10, 1970, edition the journal of the american medical association said studies showed darvon a is not Superior to Codei Rte or aspirin in terms of analgesic a it appears a said the article a that factors other ten intrinsic therapeutic value Are responsible for the commercial successes of the drug. A a tit Means salesmanship a said the Senate investigator. A spokesman for Lilly said darvon is been studied a number of times in the decade or so it has been on the Market and a Ems been reported favourably As far As we Are concerned. No action is been taken against the Navy capt. William g. Lawson of the defense medical Materiel Board Laid darvon is still being purchased because a it is still prescribed by physicians both inside and outside the military. Many physicians believe it is an effective anlage set drugs. Page 16�
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