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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Clearing and colder Toni put 0 lows upper 30s Ami 40� fair and Coo saturday with High in the upper 50s to Nuddle we Washington daily news if you do not get your paper Dill 9403145 Bataan i >0 and ? 00 o clock and on will a delivered to you estam1shfd 1909 a ill Nfn Iton no Fath Carolina Fri Fri a a f t Frnk in october 16 19?0 daily except sunday in mid East talks show no Progress James i he Road to be Canada invokes War measures i improved claiming insurrection threat by Lewis gul1ck associated press w alter United nations by. Api a Secretary of state William p. Rogers pursues the Middle East Issue with soviet foreign minister Andrei a Grimy Lieving that quiet backstage diplomacy rather than Public speech making is More Likely to bring Arab israeli negotiations the Rogers a Romy k o sessions another is scheduled monday night will also Range Over Range Ove new Vietnam the state Highway planning Board in Raleigh has approved a project to improve no 171 from Jamesville to mine la by widening the Road to 24 feet and adding 4 foot paved shoulders because of heavier than average truck usage the project As approved., would run from us 64 at James site to us 17 in mine la. If pm strike settled business men predict Economy separatists k id Nap 2 officials to tonight following talks it of Egypt s foreign minister indicating How difficult it will be to get peace negotiations started. A at the moment 1 cannot say that there is any Progress a Cairo a foreign minister. Mahmoud read reported thursday might after a session in Rogers hotel suite lasting nearly two hours the two did agree to meet again during the current round Robin of conferences among foreign leaders attending the . General Assembly a 25th anniversary session. Riad addresses the general Assembly today a speech which dipl mate Are watching closely for clues on Cairo a Post Nasser foreign policy. On thursday he successfully sought general Assembly debate on the Arab israeli controversy starting oct 26right after the anniversary Observance ends. . Strategists have been Cool to such a debate now be president Nixon s new Vietnam peace offer Berlin strategic arms curb talks and other East West issues. In a general Way these meetings will give . Policymakers a High level sounding As to whether the Kremlin to turning to s hard line. Backers of Nixon so Era of negotiations policy have been particularly concerned Over what they term blatant soviet and egyptian violations of the current Middle East cease fire by setting up More missiles in the standstill zone along the Suez canal. Moscow and Cairo deny violating the .-sponsored cease fire Deal. Israel says it wont return to the peace negotiations unless the missiles Are pulled Back. And Rogers is seeking enough a a rectification of the alleged violations to get the mid a distance of lf.4 Miles. Cost of the project which includes the construction of three Bridges on the route would be in excess of $3 million Highway engineers have estimated will take upturn by end of year by Sterling f. Green associated press writer the present Road is 20 feel wide for some four Miles and 18 feet wide for 14 Miles the planning Board was told the Highway is a principal route for logging trucks carrying pulpwood to Plymouth and it was pointed out that this Type traffic Calls for a heavier Type pavement to reduce maintenance Costa. The Highway planning Board is made up of representatives of the state Highway commission and the Federal Highway administration. Hot Springs. A Apt there is rising concern among the nations industrialists that continuation of the general motors strike May prevent an otherwise expected upturn of the . Economy. Except for the month old strike by the United Auto work ers members of the prestigious business Council say privately they would look for a business upswing by the end of the year about 100 Council members including the Heads of scores of the nations largest corporations Are in this Virginia resort City for dosed meetings with High administration officials a the members of president Nixon a economic High command Are scheduled to participate this weekend the widespread effect of the pm strike now beginning to spread its paralysis among supplier industries was seen As a Strong key to the Economy a health including unemployment. Council members generally Felt the september jobless rate of 5 5 per cent is. About As High As unemployment will go. Unless the pm strike goes on for very a if the strike is not settled within a few weeks say by thanksgiving i think we will he going downhill at new years a one manufacturing company president said privately a settlement on the other hand could do much to improve the economic Outlook by restoring the Confidence of Consun ers the business leaders agreed buyers Are sitting on their pocket Hooka or Causo of Uncer mrs. Zelota t. President Ross succumbs jury indicts 25 at Kent state by Bob Shaffer associated press writer Ravenna. Ohio a a special grand jury probing last May a violence at Kent state University indicted 25 persons today while Clearing Ohio National guardsmen from any prosecution for deaths and injuries on the Campus. Identities of those indicted and the nature of the charges were not made Public pending notification to the persons charged. A total of 43 offences were alleged in 30 Bills. The jury a report released by common pleas judge Edwin Jones defended guardsmen who were on Campus when four students were shot to death and nine others wounded May 4. Quot we do not condone Alloi the activities of the National guard on the Kent state University Campus on May 4,&Quot the jury report said. A we find however that those members of the National guard who were present on the Hill adjacent to Taylor Hall scene of the shooting on May 4 fired their weapons in the honest and sincere a belief and under circumstances which would have logically caused them to believe that they would suffer serious bodily injury had they not done so. Quot Quot a they Are not therefore subject to criminal prosecution under the Laws of this state for any death or injury resulting the jury report stated that incidents gatherings and rallies in the town of Kent on May 1. And on the Campus May 2 and May 3 a constituted a it said a gathering on the Campus May 4 was in violation of a directive issued by a University official and that the participants failed to disperse on orders. A these the report said a caused a violent reaction and the gathering quickly degenerated into a riotous it noted that circumstances in the City of Kent after the afternoon of May 2 a necessitated the request for assistance of the National the report noted that 58 guardsmen were injured by objects thrown at them on May 4. A the circumstances present at that time a the report stated a indicate that 74 men surrounded by several Hundred hostile rioters were forced to Retreat Back up the Hill. Under a constant barrage of rocks and other flying objects accompanied by a constant flow of obscenities and chants such As a kill kill kill a the testimony of the students and guardsmen is Clear that several members of the guard were knocked to the ground or to their Knees by the Force of the objects thrown at them. Although some rioters claim that Only a few rocks were thrown the testimony. Has established that 200 bricks were taken from a nearby construction the jury noted that while it agrees a with the principle of Law that words alone Are never sufficient to justify the use of let a see Kent. Page 10j. Mrs Zelota Traylor Ross age 86, former resident of East fourth Street died in the st. Joseph Hospital at Southern Pines thursday morning at 11 o clock following a critical illness of 10 Days. M is. Ross had been making her Home in Raeford with her daughter mrs Robert Gatlin. Mrs. Ross was born in Goldsboro nov 11. 1883, daughter of the late John Watkins and Mamie King Traylor. She was married to Joseph Tripp Ross of this City on july 30,1901. He preceded her in death dec 6. 1934 she was a lifelong member of the first presbyterian Church and was a life honorary member in the women of the Church. Surviving Are one son Clinton o Ross of Bellflower Calif. Five daughters mrs Harry Hopkins of Norfolk arms. Robert Gatlin of Raeford mrs. Gilbert Davis of this City mrs. E. N Allen of Norfolk a and mrs. Sam Riddle of Long Beach. Calif. One sister. Mrs z v. Davis of Portsmouth. A 18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the first presbyterian Church saturday afternoon at 2 of clock conducted by the Rev. Thomas w Apperson pastor. Burial will follow in Oakdale Quot Quot cemetery her grandsons will serve As pallbearers. The Quot body will remain at the Paul funeral Home until the funeral hour. The family will be at the Home of mrs. Ross Quot daughter mrs. Gilbert Davis at 707 Willow Street. It is suggested that memorials May be made to the building fund of the first presbyterian Church or to a f a Vor 11e Benev ample organization. Cautions High court by b Arry 8chweid associated press writer Washington apr the Nixon administration has advised the supreme court not to Aifer the states death penalty procedures. The Justice department said Ina Brief late thursday the Constitution requires neither standards to guide jurors nor separation of the sentencing process from the bulk the trial these two changes Are being urged upon the court in two test cases that could upset More than 550 death sentences. The standards argument is that jurors now have unconstitutional arbitrary authority to choose Between a death sentence and a lesser penalty in capital cases meaning pure Chance often determines whether a convicted Man is to Uve or die. The separation argument is that defendants should be Able to decline to take the witness stand during trial but should be Able if convicted to offer evidence against a possible death penalty. Both procedures if adopted could actually increase the chances of a death sentence said solicitor general Erwin n. Griswold and Philip a. Laco Vara a special assistant to atty. Gen. John n. Mitchell in the Brief requested by the court last june 7 by they said the nation is committed to trial by jury and to the Assumption that juries act fairly rationally and intelligently and reflect the conscience of the Community. A neither this court nor any other has heretofore expressed anything but approval for the Wisdom and fairness of entrusting flexible sentencing discretion to the trial juries in capital taint Over jobs prices and the general state of the econ Fly the head of one major retailing corporation said this executive expects an upturn in the next two or three months hut the expectation is based on his belief that the present High rate of consumer s savings cannot he sustained much longer the1 rate averaged 74 per cent this summer Quot i we could arrive at a Silva Iser ecu Numy 10 it Bath Center dedication. Set for sat Ottawa Cap prime min ister Pierre Elliott Trudeau invoked Canadas War measures act today and declared the country was threatened with in Murre Clun by French Canadian Bath a the new $90.000 visitors Center at colonial Bath will be dedicated tomorrow saturday at to Oclock in the morning with governor. Bol Scott making the principal address. Quot Quot governor Scott will Fly into Washington shortly before the ceremonies Here and motor to North Carolinas oldest town. Or. H. G. Jones of Raleigh,1 director of the state depart ment of archives and history. Win Row tler it a Btu festivities. There will be music and singing As the second Marine aircraft baud will be on hand to play. Special music will be under the direction of John Thompson of the first Baptist Church in Washington boy scouts under the direction of Lesaj Buck and girl scouts under the direction of mrs. Rachel Tankard will it see Bath Page 10� a better fun tit or separatists who have kidnapped two officials the act never before has been invoked in peace time the act gives the government almost unlimited Powers to Deal with suspected insurrection its within hours after he acted 154 persons were arrested in Montreal and the City of Quebec a Quebec police spokesman said a a 3 . Deadline passed without an answer to an offer from the Quebec provincial government to Exchange five prisoners for the iwo men kidnapped last week British Trade commissioner James it. Cross and Quebec labor minister Pierre la Porte the kidnappers had demanded the release of 23 men convicted or awaiting trial for terrorist acts and plane passage for them and their families to Algeria or Cuba. Robert Lemieux the Montreal lawyer negotiating with the provincial government on behalf of the kidnappers rejected the offer As a incredible mockery Quot and washed his hands of the negotiations but this was considered a personal reaction and a communique was awaited from the kidnappers terrorist Organ ration. The Quebec liberation front or Fly the War measures act empowers the government without consulting parliament to make its in a of be Gerv do a a est Deport do. Censor Tup and anything it Quot deems necessary for the Security defense peace order and welfare of Canada quote violations Are punishable by a maximum of five years imprisonment and $5,000 Fine and no trial bail or release is permit led without the consent of the in i Nisei Trudeau announced pro Calm Fly a a Canada. Page 10 a fungo Deer tobacco West end begins change asked Box Scorp demolition work is underway this week in the West. End Urban renewal project no. I As the Long awaited beginning of activity entered its second phase. Rehabilitation work was begun on several houses in he area some weeks ago. A a Quot that the Walls came tumbling Down is a sure Harbinger that another blighted Section of the City will soon be eliminated and redevelopment will follow closely on the heels of the eradication of slum areas a. Bartow Houston redevelopment official said today. A the House on West second st. That was chosen to be the initial Effort in a Long Range plan to upgrade one of the most blighted sections., of the City signals the beginning of another Gigantic step into a better future for Many of Washington s less fortunate citizens a Houston commented. The Quot West end project comprising some 40.9 acres of predominant slums is part one of a four part plan to eliminate perhaps the most depressed Section of the City. Some three to four years will be required to bring West end no. 1 to fruition in related activity work continues on the 100 units of i see West end. Page 10� Raleigh a the North Carolina wildlife resources commission wants Federal officials to shorten the time for either sex Deer Hunts in the Pun go National wildlife Refuge commissioner Clyde Patton made the request thursday after he said he received numer Ous protests of a a Slaughter Quot on the first of three scheduled All. Day Hunts Patton said about 700 Hunters killed some 225 Deer monday on the 7,000 acre Refuge in Hyde and Washington counties Hunt tug began at Sunrise and ended at Sunset the other Hunts Are scheduled for this saturday and next wednesday and Federal officials were asked to limit Hunting to noon to Sunset. Tobacco Box score the Washington tobacco Market yester Day sold 199,810 pounds of tobacco for $125,502.611 for an average of $66. Ill per him pounds the Washington Market has now sold 9,437->hi pounds of tobacco for $6.763.52a. 16 for an average of 171.67 per pm pounds. Billy Dawson supervisor Days it a have plenty of warehouse space now in Washington bring tobacco any Day and get a Quick High ,a on monday october. 19. First Sale goes to Hassell second Sale goes to sermons third Sale goes to Talley warehouse. See a rus Page m developing an area mrs. Belle s. 232ml. Anniversary historic Zion episcopal Church on Highway 264-e will observe its 232nd anniversary and annual Homecoming service sunday october 18, at the 11 . Service. Starting sunday evening at 7 30 ., a Mission will be held sunday through thursday evening october 22, with the Rev. Kenneth Townsend Rector of st. Paul a. Vanceboro and Trinity Church Chocowinity. Preaching. Zion episcopal Church one of the oldest a Hurches in the state was one of 12 episcopal churches forming the diocese of North Carolina in 1823. Of the 12 churches three were Loca Jed in Beaufort county Zion. St. Thomas and. Trinity. The first services of Zion Church were held in then Zion Chapel six Miles East of Washington and was a Quot free Church Quot for All denominations. Today that Church is known As Beaver dam Church of Christ. Since the first Zion Chapel became inaccessible to most of the Zim Paris one is and because they wanted a Church of their own the congregation selected a new site and the present Church was built in 1856 on land donated by Henry Harvey with the Rev. Richard s. Mason As first Rector. The Rev. Robert South is the present Rector. Staff photo by Litchfield Credle Dies Engelhard mrs Belle Spencer Credle age 85, a native of this Community and resident of Hyde county for most of her life died. Thursday at toe Home of her daughter mrs. Edna Sherlin at Biscoe. Funeral services will be held saturday at 1 00 From Amity United methodist Church at a Lake Landing with toe Rev. H. L. Martin pastor. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery with Williamson funeral Home in Swan Quarter in charge of the arrangements. The body will be brought from Biscoe and placed in the Church saturday morning. Mrs Credle was toe daughter of toe late Samuel and Mary Jame Gibbs Spencer and the widow of Dan Credle of Fairfield. She was a member of the Engelhard United methodist Church. Surviving besides her daughter Are a son d. Clifton Credle of Belhaven and seven grandchildren. Many americans share the dream of finding a place to get away last in a series. A news special by Yvonne Baskin associated press writer Chapel Hill . A Many americans in ail walks of life share a dream of finding a place where they can get away from it All someday you know the kind of place a Little Way out in the country where there a no noise Bustle and traffic. Five or 10 acres of Woodlands with a Dew Stream a running through. But is there much land like that left today especially at prices the average person can afford0 and How can a Man be sure if he does find a. Piece of land that 10 or 20 years from now a subdivision or factory wont move in next door the question has bothered at least one Man in North Carolina enough to move Bim to action he a Wallace Kaufman of Chapel Hill head of the conservation Council of North Carolina he knows that the words of conservationists Haven to had much effect on the men we a buy and develop land for profit so Kaufman decided to become a Developer himself to put his ideas to the test. A the Experiment is Saralyn. M3 acres of Woodland 13 Miles South of Chapel Hill. Its the kind of land Kaufman and Many other americans Hope will be around for their children to enjoy the Pine Forest is dotted with red. And White Oaks Dogwood and an occasional Cedar silent except for the Birds and the frogs in the Stream. Along the Banks of Brooks Branch in dapples and splashes of Early morning sunlight wild Ginger and running Cedar and an occasional Putty Root Orchid peek out from the thick carpet of Oak leaves. In a pamphlet for prospective customers. Kaufman has and Forth the questions he seeks to answer at Saralyn a can Rural land be developed without destroying its Shade quiet wildlife and clean water. _ a can a person with a very modest income Settle on a Homestead of five acres or More and feel the surrounding land has a guaranteed Green future a can there be a Rural Community whose members share a common concern for Quality environment an uncrowded Woodland Community a can a business corporation put toe principles of ecology natural balance and Public Wel fare above profits a to prove that the answer can be a yes a Kaufman and a few friends who incorporated Saralyn with him set up a list of Resine and protective covenants in the titles to the lots. No Lota in Saralyn May be less than five acres a tracts of land smaller than 10 acres will face a commons area and the commons preserved. As Woodland in order to provide a continuous cover for wildlife and keep Down noise Brooks Branch runs through one of the strips of commons land no More than 50 per cent of any tract May be cleared of natural growth and each parcel must maintain a 50-foot Border of uncut Woodland Only one family dwelling May it see pollution Page 10

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