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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - October 5, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather fair and not As Cool tonight Witti lows in so Trad a fair 4 a ocl Vinn a Hgt if tuesday Fri a 70� and pm a of Washington daily news Wigtil pages wasnmyg30n. To he cmos a a Myn amp a aft Wyt a a u if you do not get v your paper. Dial 94 214a Between 6 a and 7 00 o clock and one will be delivered to you baht Dunpay about mid East president optimistic Sowers stresses cooperation by Frank Cormier associated press writer Newmarket on Fergus. Ireland a it a president Nixon winding up his european tour today is optimistic about Extension of the Middle East cease fire and he is ready to increase . Naval strength in the Mediterranean if the russians push him. Quot neither party. Will gain by breaking the Nixon told newsmen at a recep Tion sunday night at Romoland Castle Quot. Any party at this time that would break the cease fire initiative would have very very Little support in the world it would be acting alone against the whole might of the world Public opinion a the 90-Day cease fire agreed to by Israel. Egypt and Jordan is scheduled to expire nov. 5. On saturday the president and British prime minister Edward Heath agreed to work for a 90 Day Extension. Nixon said he visited the . 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean during his five nation trip because when there is Quot unexpected and unpredictable violence without reason. There must be military stability and military while declaring that the soils Mission a Nixon showed concern about the growing. Soviet naval Force in the area. Nixon said the 6th Fleet must continue to be Able to deter a irresponsible elements in the Mediterranean to added a Quot in the event that other forces naval forces should threaten the position of strength which the 6th Fleet now enjoys then the United states must be prepared to take the action necessary to maintain that Over All strength of the 6th he said the fleets strength would have to be increased should its position be threatened by a other Powers with other designs on the at no Point did the president name the soviet Union but that clearly was his target. The chief executive had Only a Sec Nixon. Page 1 race War death court returning with heavy Load by Barry Schweid associated press writer Washington apr the supreme court returned from a. 13-week recess today facing a docket bulging with cases that could determine the Pace of school desegregation the legality of the Vietnam War and the Fate of hundreds of persons occupying death chief Justice Warren e. Burger opened the new term at 10 02 . Before a packed courtroom. All nine justices were at their places to witness the admission of 55 attorneys the court adjourned at the conclusion of the 20-minute, uneventful session. The remainder of the work week the justices will consider hundreds of appeals at private conferences and decide which few score to hear and which Many Many More to reject out of hand. A. These decisions will be an Winston Salem it a it the director of the North Carolina department of conservation and development called today for greater cooperation among local governments a we need greater regional cooperation to accomplish goals such As air pollution abatement a Roy Sowers or said in a talk prepared for the Conven league of municipalities at Winston Salem a to achieve cleaner air it is not enough for one or two towns in an area to have air pollution Sowers told the City officials Quot All towns in that Region should have the citizen support for those measures to accomplish the ultimate Sowers said a trend toward regional water and sewer facilities and particularly waste treatment facilities should continue he said he Hopes the 1971 general Assembly will provide Money to help local governments build or improve waste treatment plants. A there should be More thought Given to regional land use plans if your citizens Are willing to pay the Price of land use ordinances a Sowers continued he said the state is considering a statewide land use program but a the key to Success will be regional and local acceptance by the people that this concept is not Only needed but desirable a Roland Porter Dies sunday Aurora a Winfred Roland Porter age 77, of Aurora died sunday morning in the Beaufort county Hospital following several months of failing health and two weeks of critical illness. Or. Porter was born june 4, 1893 in Bladen county the son of the late Young and Senia Edwards Porter. He was the husband of mrs Dolly Fredere Porter of Aurora who survives. He was a retired Farmer and co owner of the Aurora cleaners. He was a member of the Aurora methodist Church. Survivors besides his wife include one son George Lee Porter of Aurora one sister mrs. W. M. Cosby of Aurora one brother r. A. Porter of Emerson and four grand cambodian legislators vote monarchy out Republic in my Lai Tria 1 a opens this week doctors asked for a a Korkki v Imi Hkin al Milit in Woltri Washington a i a a year old Louisiana army a or genl enter a courtroom at it Hood tex., this week himself against charge he shul Quot a bout 30 Vive Aims at Prince Sihanouk the City s Bible Quot meeting Beaufort county commissioners today voiced concern about getting medical services for patients in the Beaufort county nursing Home chairman Alton Avion and county accountant Jay Hodges were authorized to Confer with the president of the local medical society to seek a conference with members on finding a possible solution to the problem. County officials reported to the Hoard that obtaining medical services has become a difficult almost impossible task. They explained that the probe eth has a fisc since the vietnamese tiny Village of my Ian staff sgt David Mitchell. Or Franos ill. I. Is the first of 25 soldiers from private to Gen orals involved in the alleged my i Ai massacre to go a Forf a court martial since the army charged the first Man 15 months ago in that time charge against eight soldiers have been dts missed while courts martial have been ordered for seven others. A including Mitchell investigations Are continuing in it John t a lit t i k it a rated per writer i i no51 v end Indochina re sub. Hi25 fix Gables sub lines first Graf National test Marty and Senate v Nix a unanimously today to end their country a ancient monarchy and Fiji Ace it with a Republic the legislators al a Lott sri Sion said the Republic would tie proclaimed Del. 9 Ami w Ould go into effect nov 1 t Hief of stale then Loleng leaves oct 9 to speak i fhe i n general As Semety in new York the switch to a Republic is de signed chiefly As a blow against i Mcc Norodom Sihanouk the deposed Ehiel of slate and head of the Royal House who has set tip a government or exile in in the other i casts. Months of pre trial hearings Quot born involving numerous defense to Liona. A including ones for Dis Missal or to subpoena classified documents have delayed the setting of trial dates., even in Mitchell s Case no ers said that while the constitutional changes that would result were not yet dear they doubted that there would tie any immediate change in Premier Lon nol s government or its of City Law under re codification minced next monday but will / children Tom White Tom White to speak at rally be overshadowed by a larger event that Day Oral argument of school cases from Charlotte n.c., Mobile ala., and Athens ga., that present All facets of the current school desegregation debate. These include the legitimacy of mass busing to achieve racially balanced schools. Congress intent in attaching an anti using provision to the 1964 civil rights Law and the extent of desegregation required by the Constitution. A the hearing lasting about eight hours will continue into. Funeral services will be conducted at 4 00 . Today in the Aurora methodist Church by the Rev. John Yount pastor. Burial will be in the Aurora cemetery. Pallbearers Wall be Norwood Lewis Donald Rewis Charlie Lloyd Godley David All Enthy Thompson and Dan Windley Iii. His Many friends will be honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be from Stampley funeral Home until 1 30 . At which time the body will be taken to the Church to lie in state until the funeral hour. The City of Washington was incorporated in 1776, almost 200 years a of a since that first year the various groups of Community leaders serving on the Washington City Council have been adopting Laws or ordinances by which the various functions of government Are carried out in the Community volumes of ordinances or Law s have Heen passed during that 194 years. They Range from How to control your dog to How you build your House. Almost every act undertaken by a citizen in the Community is done so under some Law or other that has been adopted by the Washington City Council. It would be almost impossible for any citizen to read All the u i i a q d to i Laws let alone understand log in al a . Them. They relate to peaceful activity in the Community to passed by the City Council consequently on Many occasions new ordinances Mke sections of old ordinances null up void. Those overlapping sometime make it impossible for anyone but an attorney to understand the detail of it All. 4 periodically Alt the City a Laws have o he reviewed and recoded. The washing t this work accomplished Quot by authorizing the City to execute a contract with mice ii City Page. 8 of Neal funeral death of or. W c. Piver who attended patients prior to his death on sept. 7. Hodges said the county had provided medical services for patients in the Home since it established. He added that some patients Are served by their personal physicians. He said this is a minority of those who live there. The commissioners voicing concern about the situation., they err d Tike to talk with doctors about the problem to see if a solution can be worked out. They said they recognised a shortage of medical doctors in Washington and Beaufort county. The Board also authorized the Purchase of an additional 1j is suture in automobile for tha sheriff s department to be assigned to the Bath area where James Anderson has been employed As a Deputy. Date has been formally set however the military judge said last week he expected to begin selecting members of the court martial panel panel sometime tuesday but an added element of in certainly was entered Over the weekend when Mitchells attorney said he probably would seek a change in the court martial a location o c. Brown kaid he was dissatisfied with the make up of the Iriani Hoard the 25 soldiers met few my ital Page to al n. Harris citizen safety to zoning and to Many other subjects. Even the garbage is picked up by Law provisions of which were established by the City Council. These Laws have to be detailed and explicit and the combining of these Laws into a total arrangement becomes the Washington City code. It is surprising that each time the City Council is presented with a new ordinance there Are items within that new ordinance that affect past ordinances Slanesville funeral services for Theodore h of Neal age 69,. Of Slades Villy will be held at the Beulah primitive Baptist Church monday afternoon at 3 of clock conducted by the Rev. Linwood Mckinney. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery or o Neal a native of Hyde county died Friday night to a Washington nursing Home. The body will be moved from the Paul funeral Home in Belhaven to the Church one hour prior to the service. Tobacco t a Box score of of Riihl Jfoss tobacco Market to Date this year has sold 7.311.063 pounds of tobacco for 15.305.755.93 for an average of s72.57 per Hio Dawson supervisor says All sales this week will be for three hours and is minutes per Day. Sales begin each Day at 9 30 o clock. On tuesday first Sale goes to Talley warehouse second Sale goes to Hassell warehouse third sate goes to sermons warehouse. Al n Harris age 8, to he a died in a Goldsboro Hospital saturday morning following i illness of several years or Harris was born in Beaufort county july 5, to att. Son of the late John t and Ida Garrett Harris. He Vyas a Veteran of world War ii serving in the u. S. Army a member of Beaufort county Post no 15. Of the american legion surviving Are two hrs Sheri. J w. Harris of Washington Jamie Harris of Bath four Sisters. Mrs Annie Lilley of it 1, Pinetown mrs Alice Lilley of it 4. Washington mrs Gladys Wood of Raleigh and mrs mole Cahoon of Belhaven funeral services were held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home this afternoon at 2 of clock conducted by the Rev. Wayne w. Smith pastor of the first a rations Chen Heng is expect Elt to to re main a chief of state he was elected by the parliament when it deposed Sihanouk in mid March by Proe Kinming a Republic the government Unorio unitedly Hopes to undermine Sihanouk a claims that or is still the right Ful chief of stale the govern men also Hopes that a i million of the monarchy will help wipe out the loyalty la the Prim e Anil is. to tort its ter. the peasants in the. A Luni Rysted. Lon not who u add the pm Ern ment under Sihanouk began promising o Prycl sir a re pub lie toon after he deposed the Mee last March in for the past month the government press publish my constitute ohm of asian and Western democracies and republics to stir up Pul a m a recent Bro gtd cast from peking noted Lon Nola a plans and said Cambodia has been a de Facto Republic since i960, when he refused to take the throne of his dead father and had himself named chief of state instead Sihanouk said the present a Constitution could serve for a Republic it it was amended in the War. Cambodian troop heat Back a heavy 11 hour at tack on a base on phenom Penhos Highway to the sea. But enemy forces Cut the Highway to Bat tam bang and the thai Border in South Vietnam enemy fuck ets hammered a special forces Camp and other targets near Danang a cambodian military spokes Man said the communist troops were backed by heavy mortar free will Baptist Church burial followed i pm Heoy fire a a heft memorial gardens see Cambodia. Page 81 tuesday tub eventual decision could rival in significance All a a see court. Page 8 t Eddie Smith or. A a a. D ies in sleep Lester e. Eddie Smith jr., age 17, resident of the Ball Toad Community it. 3, Washington died suddenly in his sleep while spending the weekend with a Friend in Pitt county near Ayden saturday night. Young Smith was born in Washington Jan. 24, 1953, son of Mildred Wall Smith and the late Lester e. Smith. Or. He was a senior at Washington High school and attended the salvation army Church Here. Surviving Are his Mother one sister mrs. William a Purvis both of it. 3, Washington his paternal grandmother mrs. Sudie Smith of Greenville. Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home tuesday afternoon at 2 of clock conducted by the Rev. Jack w Mays of the old Ford Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Oakdale cemetery. The following will serve As pallbearers Lee Moore Larry Congleton Paul Congleton Thomas Sutton Rex Woolard and Wayne Williamson. It Tom White of Kinston will head the list of democratic campaigners at the Beaufort county democratic dinner and rally to be held at Chocowinity school lunchroom and auditorium on tuesday october 13 or. White former state senator and present chairman of the state advisory budget commission will be the main speaker. And congressman Walter b. Jones will be there to speak briefly. Or. Leo Jenkins president of ecu will be on hand to help with the occasion democrats Are urged to buy tickets now and plan to attend this supper and rally. It will Start with the supper at 7 00 a of clock in the lunchroom followed by the rally in the auditorium according to mrs. Verona Cratch chairman of the Beaufort county democratic executive committee. Tickets Are five dollars each and profits will go into the county democratic Treasury. Woody Andrews of Pantego is ticket chairman. Tickets May be purchased in Aurora at la ladies in Chocowinity at Rufus Smith Clover farm grocery in Washington from Mclean a service station Corner Market and fifth streets from Lloyd Sloan from mrs. Cratch and from All Over the county from. See rally. Page 8 it Libon Cly to Ting pretty debt wac Bright. 1969 Matta Musket High school Homecoming cuts the ribbon opening the the cd annual farm Doy in Hyde county As Bobby Isobar president of the sponsoring Mattam Uskert Jaycy. And Finger Spencer. 1m8 Jay a for Quot a president took on. Staff photo by Litchfield Hyde farm Day event big Success Swan Quarter the third annual farm Day in Hyde county sponsored by the Mattam skeet Jaycees was a huge Success. The program got underway at 11 00 of clock last saturday morning with the invocation by Lawrence Nln turf the pledge of allegiance led by Jimmy Dunbar a Welcome by Bobby Dunbar and introduction of guests by Roger Spencer. Bobby Dunbar president gave some Brief remarks and announced the schedule of events. The ribbon cutting was done by miss Debbie Bright 1969 Homecoming Queen in Hyde county Morgan Harris Mattam skeet High athletic director gave a plaque to the Jaycees in appreciation of what this organization has done for athletics there. It was Given by the boosters club. In accepting it on behalf of the Jaycees or. See fair. Page i. R receives plaque a Bobby Dunt oar. President of the award winning Mattam skeet Jaycees. Receives a plaque from the Mattam skeet High school boosters club Quot in appreciation of Jaycee support pc it a the athletic program at Mattam skeet High school Quot Morgan Harris Mattam skeet. Coach makes the Presentado for the boosters. Staff photo by Litchfield
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