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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - September 1, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather Generali fair through wednesday. Except partly Cloudy and a Chance of afternoon or evening thundershowers South portion. Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial smwx145 Between a it a and 1 m o clock and one Ell be delivered to you a established 1909 eight pages Washington North Carolina. Tuesday at Tib noon st pet Milt 1. 1970 daily to Cit sunday mid East . Sends president meeting pm by with top advisers Hyde fish kills being probed by Tom Spencer managing editor fish kills have been found in Hyde county but the cause has not been officially determined. Lindsay Everett of Edenton. District supervisor for the n. C. Wildlife commission said in a Telephone interview that a Large number of dead fish had been recovered from eight or nine Loca Lions Everett whose District encompasses Hyde county said biologists with the North Carolina department of water and air resources were called in to study the deaths and to determine the cause of them. He added that As far As he knew no announcement had been made by the Agency As to the cause of the fish kills. Everett said that Ooton tres and Salt water fish were involved in the kill which was discovered thursday. He said that the situation Ceffo tinted until sunday and remains under sur Elliance. In Raleigh. George Pickett director of the department of water and air resources told a meeting of representatives of several state agencies monday that the kills May be linked to pesticide spraying of the soybean crop in the county the dead fish were discovered in drainage ditches in the county s soybean Fields the soybean crop has been plagued this year by army Worms and has been sprayed by plane because of these insects Pickett said. He said the crops have been sprayed with the pesticides Sev Erin malathion and other unknown chemicals. The fish kills covered a sizable area of North Central Hyde county and involved a Large number of Small fish he said including both Shell and Fin fish. This was the first time fish kills i see fish kill Page 8 Forsyth county schools opening every Good Quy gives the United Way United fund theme involvement Bob Tyndall president of the Washington United fund and Bob Ray Campaign chairman have revealed today that their executive Board has Given them unanimous approval for the 1971 theme of a lets get in presenting this to the executive Board Tyndall and Ray disclosed that Washington had accomplished some very successful United fun. Years in the past but their studies a revealed that a Large portion of the Washington populace had either not been contacted or had not participated in the fund. They expressed a belief that the citizens of this Community wanted to become a a involved in Community affairs and to a5�l of Page 8 by the associated press schools opened m the Winston Salem Forsyth county system for about 50,000 pupils today a week after1 chief Justice Warren Burger turned Down a request for a delay in implementing a Cluster plan for eight elementary schools the 2,000 pupils attending the eight schools Rode 27 buses today for the first time. Under the plan ordered by District judge Eugene a. Gordon five predominantly White and three predominantly Black schools were linked. All pupils in grades one through four attend the same schools in the Cluster As do pupils in the fifth and sixth grades. The older pupils Are attending classes at the formerly All negro schools. Observers at each of the clustered schools said this morning there were no incidents except for Normal first Day confusion and some problems with bus parking and traffic. Judge Gordon a order has been appealed to the 4th . Circuit court of appeals. He did not order a racial balance throughout the system which has an approximately 35-65 per cent Black White ratio. Some schools including one High school remain mostly Black and others Are predominantly White. Schools also opened today in the City of Wilson and the Wilmington new Hanover county system. There were no reports of any incidents at mid morning. Wilson a elementary schools remained dosed however leaving an estimated 4,500 pupils at Home while 3,200 pupils in grades eight through 12 were in classes. . District judge John Larkins had ordered the opening of the elementary schools delayed by Frances Lewine user baled press writer san Clemente Calif map a amid rising israeli com plaints of cease fire violations president Nixon sits Down with his top advisers today to assess the Middle East situation. He called1 vice presiden1 Spiro t. Agnew Back a Day Early rom a Honolulu rest Stop on the Way Home from Alia to join in the session at the Western White House Agnew also will report to the president on the 10-Day trip a Ira a Natasi last ilex la i a it to it Tivitt tits Iii wit for tote Ixer f w to five asian nations. Presidential press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler said he did not expect any announcements or reports to come out of the Middle East meeting nor. He added would any of the officials including Agnew meet with the1 press Here. Nixon has been stressing the1 need now for Quot quiet diplomacy Quot while Arab israeli peace discussions Are under Way at the United nations in Washington Secretary of defense Melvin r Laird said monday a with regard to arms deliveries to Israel during the 90-Day cease fire we Are taking such Steps As Are necessary to assure that the arms balance does not tip against israelis Premier Golda mfr has expressed concern that the United. States which proposed the cease fire is not responding vigorously enough to israelis charges of egyptian violations and antiaircraft missile buildups in the Suez canal area. High israeli sources say the United states has indicated in diplomatic contacts that it has recognized alleged egyptian infractions but has not agreed to make this Public. Nixon kept tuesday free for the session with a group practically duplicating his National Security Council. Ziegler emphasized a it is not a formal Csc meeting. But it happens to be composed of people who Are members of the those attending Are the vice president Secretary of state William p. Rogers Deputy Secretary of defense David Packard sitting in for Laird a do Thomas m. Moorer chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Joseph j. Sisco assistant Secretary of state for near Eastern and South asian affairs Richard Helms director of the Central intelligence Agency and or. Henry a. Kissinger Nixon Rio Sha tonal Security adviser. The Only missing member of the Csc was Gen. George Lincoln director of the office of emergency preparedness w Nixon in a television interview broadcast monday on lbs said he saw some Hope in the Middle East with the cease fire 7 and the beginning of peace talks. He added that suggestions of a .-soviet peace keeping Force in the Middle East were not particularly helpful now. Asked whether this was meant As a reprimand to High administration officials who talked about such a. Quot possibility in a. Western White House background briefing for newsmen last week Ziegler said a in no Way at All. By Howard Benedict a writer Cape Kennedy Fla apr the hurry up launching of a secret spy satellite has underscored America s need to fill an intelligence Gap on red China s missile Progress the new satellite sent aloft monday night was headed today toward a stationary orbit some 20,000 Miles above Southeast Asia where it would be in position to Monitor tem launch Senate supports Nixon end War Bill Defeated Mcgovern sees Consolation mrs by both red China and the a soviet Union. The air Force which launched the spy Craft Hopes it will do better than a similar satellite sent up last june thai payload achieved a preliminary orbit of 112 to 20.736 Miles above the Earth but two Days later the second stage of the aus Agena rocket failed to restart and the satellite did not reach the desired hover orbit Over Southeast Asia. Sources said the Atlas Agena rocket fired monday night was rushed to the launch pad ahead of schedule because of a he june failure. They said the move was necessary because the defense department wanted to Monitor a reported upcoming series of red chinese missile firings the air Force clamped a secrecy lid on the launch and did not announce it in Advance. Five minutes after liftoff a Brief statement said Only that an aus Agena had been launched with an experimental payload. The sources said the United states increased its surveillance of red China missile activity significantly after the chinese launched their first Earth satellite last april 24 observers said this demonstrated the capability county schools open county school children got up Little Carlo this morning to catch buses taking them to Pupil orientation Day at All county schools regularly a Clit Dulce classes will Cogin wednesday Ami As one child said. A there we go again enrolment figures will not be available until wednesday but school official do not anticipate any big changes from last year. photo by Litchfiel tir spartan autos w Ages intercept big 3 offer 7.5 nose Cone per cent increase see schools. Page it Ziegler said the officials involved were responding to questions in a discussion about the Middle East situation and that no new initiative or proposal was being put Forth there. See spy. Page 8 Jackson rites slated at 4 30 funeral service tor a a Annie d. Jackson age 85. Will be held at the Chapel of the Paul funeral Home this afternoon at 4 30 of clock conducted by the Rev Horaces Garris pastor of the first United methodist Church burial will be in Oak Dale cemetery the following will serve As Active pallbearers t. Lott Harold Bob Wolfe. Dade Wolfe. Sr., Bud Latham Charles Ray a Sadler. Walter Canady jr., Charles Elston and nymphos Congo top the family will be at the Home of her daughter and son in Law or and mrs Eilis Alligood at Mimosa shores it. 2 Washington. Mrs a a Zackson a a it owner resident of 51� East second Street died in a local nursing Home monday at 11 50 following a critical illness of three weeks. She had been in failing health for the past several years. Born in the Bonner ton Community of Beaufort county april 8, 1885, she was the daughter of the late John t and a Martha Latham Dowty. She was twice married first to Thomas f. Dailey of Ocracoke who preceded her in death in 1913 and secondly to Archibald r. A Jackson who also preceded her in death. She was a member of the first United methodist Church and was employed by the Charles store Here for a number of ypar�7 surviving Are one Eon Lloyd b Dailey of Richmond a two daughters mrs. Ellis Alligood. Of Mimosa shores and mrs. Taylor Harris of this City seven grandchildren 17 great grandchildren and two Grea great grandchildren 500 lives at stake court to review death penalties by Barry Schweid associated press writer Washington apr with the lives of 500 condemned men and women at stake the supreme court will hear two death penalty challenges in its new term probably the week of oct. 19. The capital punishment Issue thus will be Given the same Early consideration the court is giving school desegregation and the 18-year-old vote. The result could be a final decision on the constitutionality of capital punishment by mid term instead of toward the end of the term in june. The two cases from California and Ohio raise the same constitutional Points the court confronted in the past two terms and was unable to resolve in an Appeal by William l. Maxwell a hot Springs ark., negro sentenced to death in a rape. These Are 1 whether it is a violation of due process of Law for juries to be Given free discretion to decide which convicted defendants in Capitel cases should be sentenced to death and which to lesser penalties and 2 whether it is unconstitutional for a jury to decide guilt or innocence and the penalty at the same sitting. The cases concern James Crampton a Toledo Man under death sentence in the slaying of his wife and Dennis c. Mcgautha a Louisiana condemned to death in California in the slaying of a lo6 Angeles storekeeper the court never has said Publ icly Why it could not answer these questions in the framework of the Maxwell Case. Evidently closely divided the justices dropped the Case last june and took on two fresh ones probably because Justice Harry a Blackmun having participated in a Maxwell ruling while an appeals court judge would not have been Able to vote. The last execution in the United states was in june 1967 when Luis Jorge Monge died in Colorado a Gas chamber for the. Al # Lut n n/1 Tali n children there has been a judicial freeze on executions in the United states since the Maxwell Case reached the High court a ruling against Crampton and Mcgautha could revive use of the death penalty in the nation the court begins the new term oct. 5 with a ceremonial and perfunctory Public session the first real Public work Day is oct. 12 when the justices will hear school desegregation cases from Chariot the Mecklenburg North Carolina Mobile county Alabama and Clarke county. Georgia on oct. 19 the court is sched it see death Page 8 by Robert a Dork in a military writer Washington a de Velo pruent of the safeguard1 anti ballistic missile it abm system has reached a significant Milestone with its first intercept lion of a missile in outer space but the ultimate test remains five years away. A spartan missile fired Fri Day from a mid Pacific test site on Kwajalein atoll intercepted a minuteman i ballistic missile nose Cone High Over the Pacific and above the Earth s atmosphere it was the first time the spar tan was fired at an actual target and guided by its new and com plex missile site radar Mart the defense department said monday in a a Brief announcement of the test. In previous tests spartans were fired Only at Points in the sky a this was the first test to see if the system a Pentagon spokesman explained it Wasny to the ultimate test but it was a a the ult mate test of the disputed Multi billion Dollar abm system will come in 1975 when the first safeguard site is scheduled to become operational with All its component parts including the important but still not completed perimeter acquisition radar Parat grand Forks. N.d., safeguard is designed to protect americans offensive minuteman missile Force by knocking out incoming enemy missiles with its Long Range nuclear tipped spartan and Short Range sprint missiles safeguard critics both in Congress and the scientific Community question whether the abm s guiding radars Are sophisticated enough to distinguish the incoming nuclear warheads from decoys and other electronic devices designed to fool or Jam the system. Fridays mid Pacific test demonstrated the missile site radars ability to track an incoming missile and guide spartan to its target. In this Case it was a single nose Cone and not a multiple warhead such As would be expected in an actual attack the safeguard system also will be aided by its perimeter acquisition radar which is being designed to pick up enemy missiles when they first appear Over the horizon minutes after launch. However because of its size and complexity it will be impossible to fully test the Par and the completed safeguard system until the first site is installed at grand Forks in describing fridays test Pentagon officials said the spartan intercepted a minuteman nose Cone launched 4,200 Miles away from Vandenberg air Force base Calif. Ground tracking instruments a indicated that the spartans final stage which in an operational situation would carry a nuclear warhead flew close enough to the target nose Cone to have caused its see abm Page 8 by a f Mahan a associated press write Detroit map al the big three automakers today offered the United Auto workers a 7 3 per cent wage increase in pro posed new three year Contr Ete but declined to remove a Cap on. A Cost of living wage escalator _ the Union has insisted that an unlimited Cost of living wage escalator a is the Price of peace in this the companies insistent e on maintaining a maximum limit of eight cents hourly per year in of living boo strike against one. Of the Auto makers appear certain current three pact pacts Cov ering 730,000 workers at the big three expire sept. 14. General motors said it was offering the Union a package which would Cost the company $1.4 billion in wages alone and described its offer As a the largest economic proposal in its his tory a the companies offers include Edh a a 7.5 per cent wage increase. A retirement after 30 years service at $500 a month at age 60 at general motors and age 62 at Ford. Chrysler said its plan would allow a worker a than $3 m hourly would get nothing in addition 26 cents hourly which goes into effect aug Tomas Catly sept 15 under terms of current three year pacts the Law has demanded a substantial wage but has specified no specific cents per Houy u a it a. A i Leonaro Woodcock Howe it r. Bes indicated it must be in that Range 8 per cent on top of the 28 cent or roughly it per cent in the first year. Home 730.000 of the Union �1.6 million members Are employed by the big three automakers the unions International sex ecu live Board traditionally picks a target ennui by to pret or a pattern wetting settlement or in Case of continued Dis agreement to strike the last in a strike against Ford in 1967, lasted eight weeks theuay also is negotiating a new contract with american motors but the present contract a Quot there does not evpin1 until mid october. The big three settlement traditionally serves As the pattern for new pact w Ith Supply plants and the agricultural implement arid aerospace industries. The al Cio it a. Pledged its re i Kemel Knutson press writer Washington the Senate in. A vote that upheld. President Nixon Vietnam policies refused today tip set deadline for withdrawal of All american troop. The Roll Call Vole was 55 to 39 it turned Dow n a proposal that the troops tie pulled out by the end of �7t the defeat of the Quot amendment to end the War Quot came As a Triumph for the Nixon administration. After months of controversy to which critics de-nouix1 Ediht me sure As a. Glue print for the first defeat in american history but Sens George Mcgovern d s d. And Mark o. Hatfield. R Ore the twi Cipal sponsors of the amendment said the vote succeeded in demonstrating the depth of National discontent Over America s Long and bloody struggle a i Southeast Asia a this amendment gave a rallying Point to millions of an Iii that Ira eds Aero the War weary land. A a Mcgovern told the Senate branding the War the most Barbaric and the most stupid conflict in american history Mcgovern said a every senator in this chamber to parity responsible fee Quot sending 50,000 Young american to an Early the defeat of the amendment was All but mated less than an hour it Etore the vote when sen. John Sherman Cooper r ky., Cost Oderud a by it re the mud i wig it tir. A a a. 4 my wired he w add not support it Cooper said the Congress must place its Faith m the preside ref a voting against the Hatfield Mcgovern amendment Wera st republicans and 21 democrats the supporting vote was made up of 32 democrats and 7 re publicans the vote of 39 for the Amend a ise see ate Page 8� tobacco Box score s Jer retire at $551 month retirement at 60 with 30 years service now is possible at $400 a month. The Union has insisted that retirement at a mini Muri of $300 monthly be permitted after 30 years service Regar Dies of age a a a pm proposed a 7 per cent Genera wage increase ranging from 26 to 48 cents a hour How Ever employees making less support to the Law despite the fact the Auto Union has dropped out of the giant labor organization a 1 Woodcock told the Law Community action Council in grand rapids monday that the Union would not be intimidated by either a threat of a lockout by automakers or a prolonged strike there has been some speculation in Eastern financial circles see labor. Page 8. A the Washington to haul Market yesterday sold 317.433 pounds of tobacco for $236,511.�2 for an average of 174.32. V the Washington Market has now sold 2.992.615 pounds of tobacco for $2,160.820.113 for an average of $72.tk per him pounds. Hilly Dawson supervisor says a yesterday s average was great we had a Good Day and we Are expecting a Good week it could be the biggest Day Ever on the Washington tobacco Market in wednesday first Sale goes to Talley second Sale goes to Hassell third Sale goes to sermons warehouse . Elections Board May oppose Federal proposal Raleigh apr North car Olma s elections Board is expected to oppose a motion by the Justice department asking a Federal court to make the state begin registering voters immediately on a provisional basis without using literacy tests however the executive Secre tary of the elections Board Alex Brock said monday that Iowa boards would be Able to under take the provisional registration without much difficulty if or dered to do so the Justice department filed its motion in u. S. Dial court in Raleigh. Monday. The action would affect 61 of North Caro Lina s Ido counties the u. S supreme court Sev Era years ago upheld North Carolinas use of the literacy test in cases where it was applied equally to All races and was not used to discriminate however 39, of the state s counties arc barred from administering such a test under the provisions Quot of the voting. act of 1.985 a referendum on the Noveh ber election ballot will give voters a Chance to decide whether the literacy test should be stricken from the state Constitution. The Justice department said the Federal court should order the provisional registration while it decides whether North Carolina is going to have to comply with the voting rights act of 1970. Brock said he is a certain the elections a Board through the state attorney general a office will file an answer to the motion but he added a we could comply with such an order with a minimum amount of disruption from Normal administrative procedures because of our new uniform registration proce the 1969 general Assembly made voter registration procedures uniform throughout the 100 counties. North Carolina was taken to court Over the voting rights act earlier this month the controversial act prohibits Eltse of literacy tests and sets the minimum voting age of 18. The Justice department contended in its motion that some persons might not have an Opportunity to Register before the nov. 3 elections if they must wait for the court to a Rule on the voting rights act Case. Allowing voters to be registered provisionally would do a no harm the motion added since they Couch be stricken from the a books if the court later ruled that literacy tests Are Legal. The department did not ask the court to order provisional see voting Page 8
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