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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - October 8, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather variable cloudiness through fit Day Chance of rain or Shower West portion Friday High Friday near 80 Laws tonight Mil 50s to mid 60s Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Utal moi143 Between 6 a and 7 00 o clock and one Wal be delivered to you established 1909 ten pages Washington North Carolina. Thursday afternoon october 8 19/0 daily except sunday Robert w chairman of development chamber of a year and a half of intensive Effort by leaders in the Washington chamber of Commerce in the Washington City Council and the Beaufort county commissioners to push he development of a Roadway Bridge Dike across the Broad Pamlico River is beginning to pay off. Bob Tyndall the Community Council of the Commerce announced today that the Public works committee of the United states Senate has adopted a Resolution requesting the Secretary of the army to review the report of the chief of Engi owners concerning Washington and Vicinity with a View to determining whether improve mans for Hurricane Protection and other purposes Are advisable at this time with particular attention to the Multi purpose use a of a Hurricane Barrier for Highway purposes and for surface and ground water improve Ems. Tyndall said the action was one of Tow specific Steps of Progress made recently. A in addition to this action by the Public works committee of the Senate the North Carolina state Highway commission is currently completing a feasibility study concerning Highway passage across the Pamlico River a Tyndall reports. These two actions by these two Federal and. State groups Are the first Concrete Steps taken since a special conference of Federal state area and local leaders was held Here april 11, 1969, under the sponsorship of the chamber of Commerce to Point up the need for the Roadway Bridge Dike. Tyndall observed today that he Hopes people in the area Are realizing the import of the need for the Roadway Bridge Dike. A the main need is water a a he the people of this area do not have an adequate fresh water source for the future Quot Tyndall pointed out. A the metropolitan area of Washington will put serious Strain on its water source ranters Creek in the next eight years at the present rate of Gutwirth a he said. The Dike across the Pamlico somewhere East of Washington would impound More than two billion Gallons of water a Day that could be processed for human and Industrial uses. The Dike would eliminate tides in the River above the installation thereby preventing Salt intrusion. The water in. The River is now too Salty to be processed. The Dike would provide the area with one of the largest fresh water sources in the country and in addition would provide a Highway across the River that would be the roadbed for a proposed interstate coastal corridor Highway would Cut Down on Hurricane damage and would develop a. Tremendous recreation area. Tyndall credited senator b. Everett Jordan of North Carolina for the action by the Senate Public works committee. A the committee adopted the Dike study Resolution at the personal request of senator Jordan who is the third ranking member of i. I or artists come Ipton of proposed Bridge Wei Senate % the chamber Leader credited Highway commissioner Arthur Tripp of Greenville and the administrator of the North Carolina state. Highway department. George s Willoughby. Or. Of Raleigh with pushing along the study by the state Highway department Quot both these men. Have been of great help to us in our he said Tyndall also credited James a Hackney Iii chairman of the transportation develop ment Council of the Washington chamber of Commerce William r a be Yount manager Barrier would be too costly for the amount of Protection it would Tyndall said. A Bonner surmised that the Barrier idea could be used to impound water in the River and prevent Salt. Intrusion and that s the Way we started thinking in terms of the need for water in the area a he said. 4fhiajor third step Quot toward putting the Roadway Bridge Dike idea toward reality will come at a meeting in my tie Beach. South Carolina on monday. October 19. time leaders in five Eastern Seaboard states a a a a to -. Work Toa Arri of the chamber of Commerce. He red Whisnant of Belha Ven. Member. Of the Beaufort a Quot county commissioners. Mayor a Thomas Stewart of Washington Washington City councilman Max Roebuck. Mit East regional development commission chairman Wiliam h. Bill Page and mid East regional development commission executive director Frank Kivett for a a lot of work on this thing a but he said the original idea for the Roadway Bridge Dike came from an employee of the City of Washington pushing Congress futher on a plan to build a coastal corridor Highway along the East coast for economic development. The idea for the meeting was fostered by leaders in the mid East past foe economic development. The idea for the Luwi Iii a a fun in fun by leaders in the mid East the committee a Tyndall explained. A senator Jordan has been a tremendous help to us in this entire Effort and we have been in Contact with him on a practically week to week basis Quot Tyndall pointed out. Tyndall also commented that congressman Walter b. Jones had worked on the project but that the necessary action for the study had to come from the a Pearl w Bonner director of Public work of the City of Washington became concerned two years ago with the water problem in the area a Tyndall explained a Bonner had seen a study done by the army corps of engineers concerning the construction of a Barrier across the River for Hurricane Protection. A Tyndall remembered. A it proved that the economic c develop men commission Here in Washington and and conference at myth Beach is the result of their work and the work of other development groups along the Atlantic Seaboard. To Large contingent of Beaufort county leaders will attend the meeting at Mytle Beach with the Hope that the Roadway Bridge Dike can be built As a a part of that Highway plan Tyndall said no location for the passage across the River has yet been established a we Are not particularly concerned about location we just want to see it across that River a he said a the engineers will make a see Bridge Page 5> committee hears Rura Lites moving due to neglect san Rafael courthouse damaged by explosion by Peggy Simpson associated press writer Washington a coun try folks Don t move to the big cities anymore to find Bright lights and indoor plumbing but of the governments de commune Jaxon wants cease fire reject peace plan International efforts virtually unanimous propos6s demos republicans join five Point peace Pla Clayton to head Council the Beaufort county Puritan Council last night elected Howard Clayton of the Ponzer dub As president Clayton will succeed William Jefferson of Chocowinity who has headed the Council for the past year other officers elected included o. L. Bundy of Paniego vice president and James Buck of Chocowinity Secretary treasurer. The Council also a passed a Resolution urging the Beaufort county Board of commissioners to set up a county wide garbage collection and disposal system using sanitary landfills a presented the Puritan Little league championship trophy to the fungo team. A received an invitation from w f. Veasey of the Washington rotary club an invitation to county puritans to attend a rotary Puritan meeting in Washington on nov. 5. The Council met at or eds restaurant with William Jefferson president presiding. The next meeting will be held at or eds on january 6. Housing Okay Chocowinity a the Chocowinity town Board of com missioners has approved the erection of 20 mid East housing authority units Here. The action was the second by a Beaufort county m uni a Lily approving mid East housing units. Belhaven took similar action at its monday night meeting with prospects of getting 35 to 40 units there. The Board also enacted into Law an ordinance limiting the blocking of traffic at Railroad Crossings on Patrick and Moore lanes. These lanes Are recorded As state roads 1734 and 114-4. San Rafael Calif a a bomb exploded today in the county courthouse causing heavy damage to two courtrooms hut no injuries a ser off s inspector said inspector Bowen Bridges said a san Francisco Telephone operator reported five minutes before the blast that an Quot excited Young woman called in anonymously and said there was a big bomb in the courthouse in san Rafael and it would go off in five the bomb went off five minutes after the Calls at 1 27a m. Bridges said. The bomb appeared to be dynamite and was planted in a toilet adjacent to the courtroom of judge Joseph Wilson on the first floor of the building. Bridges said. The building an architectural creation of Frank Lloyd Wright was the scene of a shooting aug. 7 in which Superior court judge Harold j. Haley was taken hostage and shot to death. A convict on trial in Haleys courtroom a convict witness and a youth who brought in weapons from outside were killed by gunfire trying to escape. Judge Wilson a courtroom was wrecked. Bridges said. The Wall separating it from the toilet was blown out and a Hole was blown out of the opposite Wall causing damage in an adjacent court room. Pipes were broken and water about an Inch deep flowed along the hallway. Judge Wilson has divided his time during the last month Between the courtroom that was bombed and a new courtroom set up within the Walls of san Quentin prison. Fire Drill set All members of the Washington Volunteer firemen a association Are urgently expected to attend the big fire Drill tonight at 7 30 of clock. Fred Potts fire chief says this Drill is in connection with fire prevention week which is this week. Special arrangements have Benn made according to chief Potts to stage an outstanding fire Drill tonight. Ca the Senate has been told Clay Cochran chairman of the year old National Rural housing coalition said Day the government still treats Small towns and Rural areas Home for 65 my Ilion a i r i in As a As orphans in its Aid program the extent of the neglect and the damage already done is rarely recognized he said testifying before the select committee on nutrition and human needs. Cochran said the neglect of Rural America stems from the myth that the height of civilization will be reached when 90 per cent of the population lives on one per cent of the land recent publicity Given pollution and. The accompanying problems is helping puncture this myth he said but still Little notice is taken of Rural americans needs. Quot the american people including the Congress must be made aware of the widespread need that two thirds of the had housing is there in Rural Amer Ica and that bad water and Lack of sanitation destroy the health and lives of people Quot he said. Cochran proposed establishment of an emergency Rural Home development add Ginistra Tion to help families of individuals otherwise ineligible for housing. From Farmers Home administration or Public housing programs _ the proposed Agency would provide minimum housing sanitation and clean water plus other Community facilities such As Day care centers in any town of 25,000 population or smaller he said. Quot let the existing institutions take Stock and struggle to maintain their Domain by doing More of the Job they should Long since have completed a he said. The Nixon administration has yet to make Concrete proposals for upgrading Rural America although there have been signs in. Recent months that such proposals Are under study. Congress also has begun to move toward solving the problems of Rural. America. A part of the omnibus farm Bill drafted by the Senate agriculture committee defines the problem and Calls for Progress reports by agencies starting dec. 1. President. Nixon a task Force see Rura Lites. Page 5> by Stephens broen1ng associated press writer Paris api a president Nixon s five Point peace plan was formally presented at the Paris peace talks today and the communists immediately rejected it. North Vietnam called it Quot an electoral gift certificate a while the Viet Cong assailed it As a Means of Quot leg Gning am re an aggression in Indochina Quot in making the plan a part of the conference proceedings. . Ambassador David k e. Bruce said the president s proposals a represent a profound of a these proposals Are designed to end the fighting throughout Indochina and to end the impasse in the negotiations in Paris a Bruce declared at the 87th plenary peace talks session a it is our Earnest Hope that the president s proposals will receive the most careful study and considered response by your Side a Bruce told ambassador Xuan Thuy of North Vietnam and mrs. Nguyen thi Rinh the Viet Cong emissary the presidents five Points included a standstill cease fire throughout Indochina a Geneva Type conference on Indochina negotiation of a troop withdrawal timetable balanced representation in South Vietnam a political Structure and immediate release of All War prisoners. Mrs. Binh dismissed the plan As one aimed Quot Only at misleading Public opinion on the so called american desire for peace a Dempsey h. Williams Dies Dempsey h. Williams age 89, of omm native of Beaufort county died tuesday in the whispering Pines nursing Home at Fayetteville. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 00 o clock from Stephens funeral Home at Lumberton. And burial will follow in Meadowbrook cemetery or. Williams was son of the late c. C. And Florence Isabel Williams and was a retired Railroad Engineer surviving Are three sons capt. Hal f. Williams of san Francisco Calif., Dempsey h Williams or. Of Fayetteville and Herbert r. Williams of los Angeles Calif. Also surviving Are two Sisters. Miss Frieda Williams of Washington n. C. And mrs Emmie fair of st. Petersburg Fla. Two grandchildren and one great grandchild. By Mim Vohtz Iii associated press writer Washington i apr congressional reaction to presi was virtually unanimous today with republicans Demerau. Hawks and doves using such adjectives As Quot bold forthright. Fair. Comprehensive Quot. Most members of the House and Senate reached for comment. Even those who have been most outspoken in their criticism of Nixon s Indochina Polt cues said the next move toward peace is. Up to Hanoi. "1 applaud the president s his plea for the immediate re lease of Alt prisoners of War Quot declared sen Frank Church d Idaho. Church a member of the highly critical Senate foreign relations committee was cosponsor of legislation that would have Cut off All funds for fight bomb damages Roth buildings at Washington my in Cambodia Church said Nixon s proposals a constitute the most promising formula yet for achieving a negotiated settlement �4-the War in Indochina i Hope that Hanoi will not reject them out of hand a a sen John Sherman Cooperr by. Who with Church sponsored legislation that embroiled the Senate tor nearly two it see reaction Page so Board Okesa for$121,000 allocated for roads Beaufort county has been allocated More than $121,000 for six secondary Road construction projects it was announced today the projects and the Money allotted for each were or no. 1158, 1.21 Miles surface and shoulders from or 1159 so to de $19,360 or 1102, 1.14 Miles base surface and shoulders cram or in Hon to de $31,350 or no. 1916, 1.54 Miles base surface and shoulders from or 1002 to no 33, $42,350 or no. 1523, 2.00 Miles Grade Drain and stabilize from no 32 to or 1520, $19,000 or no. 1162, 0 20 Miles base pave and shoulders from us 264 to Pitt county line $3,500 and or no. 13540.36 Miles base pave and shoulders from or 1900 to de Quot $7,500. Tobacco meeting Raleigh a the 12th annual meeting of the tobacco growers Norma tio com Mit tee is scheduled for nov. 2 in Raleigh. Robert a Darr a no Rah car Olina native who is president of the Federal land Bank and the Federal intermediate creche Bank of Columbia s. A. Will he one of the principal speaker a s Seattle Wash Tafi an explosion that police said was caused by a bomb blew out win Dows. Doors and caused Interior damage to Navy and air Force Roth facilities at the University of Washington today no one was in the building. Clark Hall where the blast occurred but a janitor was taken out shortly beforehand when the fire department the University and the Seattle times received a separate Telephone Calls warning of an imminent explosion the blast occurred in a locker room in the buildings Northeast Wing used for air Force and Navy Reserve officer training and lighting fixtures and doors were blown off. A the phone Calls were placed about 25 minutes before the explosion. Police said a female called the and a male talked to the University they said there was no indication of the sex of the other caller mall fire in i he basement of the building occurred at the time of the Mast but was extinguished quickly firemen said a University spokesman. Irv Blumenfeld said the building had been locked at 5 . The Day before and Quot he supposed the bomb had been inside a that time. He described the explosion As a one loud Sharp blast a a police bomb squad roped off the building and went inside to investigate. A a county the Beaufort a minty Board of education last night voted to participate in the emergency school assistance program Esa is a federally funded program designed to assist with implementation of successful school integration supt. Gray Hodges said today that Beaufort county has been granted $42,000 under the program he said the Money will be used to employ a Counselor in each of the five High schools in the system he added if Counselor cannot be obtained an additional teacher will tie employed this will reduce the student Kail a athe superintendent a ism said that the Money will also permit the employment of a teacher aide to work with High school teachers. The Board heard two vocational agriculture teachers talk about changes being made in the Voag curriculum Robert Smith of Chocowinity and John. Tankard Jones of Paniego told the school officials that four categories now occupy the vocational agriculture instructor whereas in the past the dominant emphasis was on agriculture they listed them As instructing Day students adult programs Community Ami Era of Smith and Jones said teaching agriculture today is. By John m Hightower a i special correspondent Washington tap in a new live Point hid to end the War in Vietnam. President Nixon has called for a standstill to Masc tire throughout Indochina and a big new International conference to negotiate peace for Southeast Asia a your Side is ready to standstill and cease firing. A Nixon told a National television and radio audience m a speech from the White House wednesday night he urged North Vietnam to Start serious negotiations promptly has anything to Gam by delay and Only lives to lose a he said at one Point in the 12 minute spa a re he offered to negotiate Quot an agreed timetable Quot for troop withdrawals froth South Vietnam without specifying removal of North vietnamese forces As a condition but aides said Nixon was talking about a. Schedule for removing North vietnamese As Well As to s and Allied forces he also called for immediate and unconditional release of All prisoners of mar Nixon a live Point peace bid is the latest in a series of Settle Rnell plans put Forward since the parts talks opened in May t%8 a the newest element to american policy As disclosed wednesday night is the Call for a cease ire in Laos and Cambodia As Well As Vietnam pre a Toralv Nixon had proposed an supervised cease Ira in Vietnam As part of programs and the future Farmers of America program Sec schools Page 5� tobacco Box score the Washington tobacco Market yesterday sold 276.737 pounds for 1m,356. My. Lor an average of 166.76 per i i pounds. The Washington Market to Date has Nom sold 6.133,731 pounds of tobacco for $5.900,As 1,50 for an average of $72.47 per Uki Pound there is no tobacco Sale on . In next monday to Ethober 12. First Sale goes to Talley warehouse second Sale goes to Hassell warehouse third Sale goes to sermons Steps taken to realize Roadway Bridge Dike for Pamlico
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