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Washington Daily News (Newspaper) - September 30, 1970, Washington, North CarolinaWeather la f to Iii a High a through and not As Coo-1. Radkar to 70s lows 4bp. I a a rpt 50s on Washington daily news if you do not get your paper. Dial m6 j1s Between a a and 1 ii o flock Ami. On will had a Livard to you established 1909 Washington North Carolina wednesday afternoon september daily except sunday for talks with Tito Nixon arrives in Yugoslavia by Frank Cormier associated press writer Belgrade. Yugoslavia a it a the first american president to visit Yugoslavia Richard m. Nixon arrived commanders and . Envoys stationed in the Mediterranean will belong to All Nixon went to the Headquarters to discuss the Quot general strategic posture of the United states in the Mediterranean Belgrade today for talks with president Tito. The Middle East situation was High on their list of topics. Tito is a Leader in the so called nonaligned world owing allegiance to neither superpower and was a close Friend of Gamal Abdel Nasser. But he decided to forgo the egyptian presidents funeral thursday in order to hold to his schedule and receive Nixon. The . Chief executive flew Here from Naples Italy where he reaffirmed the american commitment to the North Atlantic treaty organization. The president spent 66 hours in Italy concluding his visit with conferences with nato area. He told his Naples audience that the Mediterranean should in. Nolde an american . But Mil with the chiefs it of a t Outh in announcing Agnew set to visit n. Carolina Raleigh Apt plans were announced today for vice president Spiro Agnew to Campaign in Raleigh oct. 26 for North Carolina Republican congressional candidates Quot this is going to be the big Straw that will push our candidates Over the top Quot said state gop chairman Jim Holshouser the Quot that will belong to All standing in Bright Sunshine on a Plaza in front of the nato Headquarters building the president said that Quot in a period of instability uncertainty and a possible Lack of people need an instrument they a can hang he said nato is that instrument and declared that the United states Quot remains Strong and firm in its commitment to the Alliance. Nixon asserted that nato serves the Best interests of All Ita member countries and said the United states is determined that the Mediterranean Quot will not be our sea but a sea that Kings presidents meet in Cairo for funeral frus tra tons but cortege Egypt s humiliation most belongs Ern command on tuesday he called top . Diplomats from 13 Mediterranean countries together for a conference on the problems of Europe and the Middle East. The room Ting Focy find on the future of the Middle East in Light of the death monday of egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser. Nixon also was expected to discuss potential solutions to the persistent Middle East crisis in his talks today with president Tito of Yugoslavia. Nixon indicated before meeting with the diplomats that he it see Nixon pane 12 Holshouser said tentative plans called for Agnew to arrive on the afternoon of oct. 36 a a monday and appear at a rally at Broughton High school in Raleigh a he Asid the vice president important to dead Leader Power or Lack of it in news officials w worrying about nations Power system by g. David Wallace associated press w Riter Washington the widespread Power shortage on the Eastern Seaboard last week has left Federal officials fretting Over the reliability of the nations electric Power system. Massive Generator failures combined with maintenance shutdowns brought the four Day Quot brownouts affecting 15 states. It also brought a new Federal Power commission investigation of Utility firms practices in scheduling and coordinating Generator maintenance. And it prompted questions about the Industry s Quality control proce duress a the Generator failures Quot suggest that one of our big problems is the Quality control on equipment like that a said s. David Freeman director of the Energy policy staff of the White House office of science and technology. Then Freeman added Quot in my mind the Story of last week is the Story of the blackout that did t happen. By and Large it s a Success last weeks Brownout was the nations eighth significant Power shortage of the summer. Northeastern states were hit hardest and most often but shortages were Felt at times during the summer As far West As Wisconsin. It could have been worse. Quot i think we were Lucky we had a relatively mild said an official of the office of emergency planning. The sep had warned in May of possible Power shortages. Reserves of 15 to 20 per cent Are considered adequate but the Agency found the Pennsylvania new Jersey Mary land Complex had reserves of Only 9 per cent the Carolinas and Virginia 6.5 per cent and Commonwealth Edison in Chicago 5.5 per cent. The 12-company Pennsylva Nia Jersey Maryland pm Combine ran out of Power in May when a hot spell hit while some generators were undergoing periodic maintenance. And when the Sun Rose in a cloudless sky Ovet the Eastern Seaboard last tuesday giving birth to an unusual september heat wave pm again was caught without a sizeable a Hare of its generating capacity. In addition to generators which had been undergoing maintenance since Early in the month explosion fire leaks faulty valves and trouble with Coal clinker had knocked out seven others in Pennsylvania and new Jersey. Early in the Day steam pressure collapsed on one Generator the turbines failed on another. A faulty pump feeding the boiler forced a third to operate at reduced capacity. By 10 15 ., the temperature was rising to a Sec Brownout Page it _ by Elizabeth g. Windley correspondent Belhaven beards sprouting in Belhaven and the surrounding areas of Beaufort and Hyde counties during the past week gave notice to residents of the approach of a major social event of their thanksgiving holidays the Belhaven memorial museum Blackbeard Benefit Ball to be held Friday nov. 27 at 8 . In the american legion building on Pamlico Street Extension. One of the highlights of the annual affair now in its fourth year is the selection of the winners in the Beard growing contest. Awards Are made for the most distinguished Beard the most masculine Beard and the most butchered Beard but top honors go to the owner of the most pirate like Beard. Each aspiring male contestant carefully grooming what is now Only Chin stubble Hopes to develop by thanksgiving weekend the luxuriant growth needed to win the coveted Honor along with the 150.00 savings Bond to be Given As a prize sponsored by the Belhaven Community chamber of Commerce As a major fundraising affair for the museum the dance has become a full scale Community project with prizes decorations refreshments and services being donated by area civic organizations businesses and civic minded India Idun is Belhaven major or. Charles o. Boyette is honorary chairman of the Benefit Ball and will be master of ceremonies at the festive affair. He issued an invitation this week to All who would like to join in a fun packed evening of dancing and old fashioned entertainment in support of a worthwhile cause to come to Belhaven on the Day after thanksgiving to attend the Belhaven museum Benefit %. A l Quot. Beards signal annual Ball 1970 Blackbeard Benefit Ball. Mrs Frankie Calfee chairman of the ticket sales committee has announced that tickets and table reservations for the gala affair Are now on Sale at a Cost per couple of $3.00 for the tickets and 50 cents for the table reservations. Both Are now available at be ii a Little Corners of the world in Belhaven or May be obtained by sending your Check made out to the blackboard Benefit Ball to mrs. Frankie Calfee p. O. Box 6, Belhaven. N.c.,"2?8tb. Program co chairman Melvin Keech of free Union and Ralph Wallace of Belhaven urge prospective entrants in the Beard growing contest to drop their razors and get started now. Anyone with Confidence in his ability to grow a prize winning Beard is eligible to enter but with Only two months Sec Ball. Page 12 probably would spend the night in Raleigh and leave the state the following morning without making any appearances outside the City. Holshouser said the visit showed the importance the National party attaches to North Carolina where republicans Are making a major drive to capture additional seats in the state Sll member congressional delegation now dominated by democrats 7-4. Holshouser was accompanied by to oaf the gov congressional candidates Jack Hawke of Raleigh and Herb Howell of Goldsboro when he made the announcement at a news conference. Howell is running against democratic incumbent David Henderson in the 3rd District. Hawke is opposing democratic incumbent Nick Galifianakis in the 4th District. Holshouser said Hawke and Howell were chosen to be with him Quot to dispel rumours and misinformation of any reticence of the vice president to Cairn pain in their areas he apparently referred to reports published earlier that Agnew did no to want to publicly oppose Henderson and Galifianakis. Holshouser said the Agnew visit would be on behalf erf a the five Eastern i a a Date fit Quot addition to Hawke and Howell he referred a without naming them a to challengers Frank Everett in the first District and f. R. Weber in the7th and to gop incumbent Earl Ruth in the 8th District the party already has called out one of its big guns. Rep Gerald Ford a Mich the House minority loader. Ford visited Raleigh monday. See gop. Page it Scott Hopes for Relief in textiles Raleigh a gov. Bob Scott told an International Trade conference in Raleigh today that North Carolinas textile Industry is going through a Quot storm of foreign Quot i Hope that some reef and understanding for equitable Competition will result from this conference and endeavours by our business leaders Quot Scott said in a prepared talk Scott noted that the textile Industry which accounts for a bout 40 per cent of North Caro Liqa a Industrial employment had 10,-000 fewer workers last july than it did a year ago. _ Quot this decrease was due per tally to imports from Japan and there were several textiles Mills closed during the past year for the same reason a Scott said. Scott noted that North Carolina had taken Steps to buildup its exports including emphasis on Arete port facilities at More head City and Wilmington. He said the state had sent Trade missions Quot literally around the world Quot a we were the first state to set up an Export development coordinator to Omote in state Trade overseas business and attract foreign capital a Scott said. Quot we have Over 50 foreign firms that have an interest in or control Industrial facilities in North Carolina with an investment Over one half billion dollars and employing Over 13,000 Only 12 states Export More than North Carolina and we Lead the nation in tobacco textiles and furniture exports Quot Scott stated. Quot we realize in order to survive and to Progress we must promote our International business relations a be said. Editors note Miles Copeland. Former Diplomat and author of Quot the game of nations bad been s close Friend of the late Gamal Abdel Nasser since 1963, when Copeland first served is a consultant to the egyptian government. He still visits Egypt every two months and held Day Long talks with the egyptian president in april in this article Copeland describes some of Nasser s attitudes toward Israel the United states and the Arab world by Miles Copeland written tor the associated press London i api Quot Israel is a country of two million people Quot the late president Nasser told me recently Quot and we Are a country of 30 million a for Israel to be Able to Fly its air planes ova i Quot Tat i Fth time it wants is As humiliating to me As k would be to you if the cubans were Able to Fly Over Washington and your armed forces were powerless to Stop humiliation this was the feeling which was particularly painful to Nasser and up to tic Day of his death it was the one most on his mind next to frustration that is in september l%9, israeli Tom struck deep into Josef la Piatt territory a and for an in epee kidnapped a radar base a group of senior egyptian it offi ears reacted by partly Cuffe Fig Nasser slower. At least to the cd that of inducing him to cancel in number of retd to agree in the future to accept their Quot advice Quot on promotions assignments and transfers at the same time Nasser suffered a heart attack then de scribed As a severe ease of in Fluen a his doctors advised him that his life expectancy w Ould be Short unless he agreed to Cut Down his working Day from the usual 14 hours to a reasonable four or five since then Nasser had been trying to operate in a sort of see Nasser. Rage 12> to Mich vim eth dsm1tii it it a i Tel i press writer Cairo map Kings and presidents Are gathering in Cairo for Gamal Abdel Nasser s state funeral thursday but the Hyde farm Day slated saturday w Woodstock meeting scheduled Pantego Woodstock electric membership corporation will meet at the Pantego High school auditorium on Friday october 2 at 7 30 . Tor the Twenty sixth annual meeting of the cooperative. Included in the business session of the meeting will be the election of directors for three of the nine directorate districts served by the cooperative. Nominees for these districts Are Plymouth area District no. 1 a j. W. Allenjr and a e. Midge tie Washington area,1 District no 6 Delmer e Alligood and Garland e Edwards Sidney Pamlico Beach area District no. 9 a Jimmy Brinn and Eugene Linton. Members of the Board of directors whose terms Are not expiring Are Vernon Canady Kenneth Gray Cecil Lilley. Waverly Paul. Malvin respess and Jerol Selby. Every member attending will receive a Small door prize and a Large variety of electric appliances will be won by those holding the Lucky tickets Woodstock is owned and controlled by the local people who Are provided electric Quot service by the cooperative. It serves Over 3,800 meters in portions of the Rural areas of Beaufort Hyde and Washington counties Salk to speak Charlotte apr or Jonas Salk Developer of Salk polio vaccine will be among the speakers nov. 13 at a medical briefing to Industry and Busi Ness executives in North Carolina and South Carolina. The program is sponsored by the March of dimes. Swan Quarter agricultural displays dignitaries a Barbecue supper fireworks display a Danoe a and a big raffle will be among the top features of the third annual hide county Javete farm Day at Matt Musket school saturday oct. 3. Opening ceremonies will be at 11 ., followed by various activities throughout the Day and to Ling there will be displays related Tai agr venture and Agri Cottura equipment civic clubs in the area will sponsor game and food Booths. The honorable Walter b Jones and congressional candidate r. Frank Everette will be among the honoured guests present. The lug raffle will begin to 8 . Followed by a Barbecue supper from i until 8 p in a spectacular fireworks display will be at m # m. Highlighting the evening s activities will be a dance in the school cafeteria featuring the creation of Vanceboro prizes for the Taffle May be seen in the display window of r s. Spencer furniture store Engelhard. Tickets May be purchased from any , the schedule of events is As follows opening ceremony 3 3 . Fashion ship 1 auction same 5 . Of Faffley drawing for prizes. 6 .-8 . Barbecue supper 8 . Fireworks 9 .-12 farm Day dance All Day events will include st Gold fish Pond kiddie rides dunking Booth Archery cake Sale equipment displays four a display homemade ice Cream Sale hamburger hot dog stand skeet shoot basketball shool Cotton Candy Auto and truck displays Art and Jaycee display Popcorn and candied apples Extension Home Quot economics clubs will have on display these subjects better bedding for better sleeping choose shacks that score help us to be Good isee farm Day Page 12� a. How m 1u to preside at meeting when the North Carolina league of municipalities holds its 61st annual convention oct 4-6 in Winston a Salem Washington mayor a Thomas Stewart will be in the presiding chair. Stewart has served for the past year As president of the influential association of North Carolina municipal officials. Quot serving As president of the municipalities league for the past year has been a rewarding year for me and 1 Hope that some of the things that we have worked on will Benefit the clues and towns of the state provide Good government for their people a Stewart said the mayor said that a reorganization of the league and wont aimed at solving municipal labor problems have been highlights of his and the legislative goals of the state s towns and cities will be a key topic of discussion at the meeting to be attended by an estimated Koo municipal officers. Delegates to the convention Are expected the be asked to endorse legislative proposals designed to strengthen the fiscal position of towns and cities beset with service demands that Are growing while a see Stewart Page 12 throws most of it a Way Man charged with $100,000 theft fallen egyptian president s Cor legs wit belong to the people the government requisitioned a a pros major hotels to House the dignitaries who began arriving tuesday night millions of Nasser s subjects also poured into the City and its suburb Kubber. Where his body Lay to state in tax presidential Palace and w ill he Huned in a Public mosque Cairo radio said the funeral procession w ill begin at the old revolutionary Headquarters on tie tra Hetland flt the Nile River and Wilt end at the mosque five mites from Kub Yah Palace the High ranking foreigners a the United states will be represented by a five Man Dele a Uon headed by Secretary of health. Education and welfare Elliot Richardson will March across Kair al nil Bridge into Cairo through liberation Square and onto the premises of the Arab socialist Union by Nasser a decree the Only political party m Egypt there the Heads of state and official. Representative Wal _ withdraw and the mourning Arab multitudes will take the procession through areas which Nas ser had developed Early in his reign to symbolize change in egyptian life burial will be at mans Hiet 1 Zakary Moaga built with pub i i it Raj com two year ago Naayer h self Conti touted to the Prno j according to moslem Trad # tsar Nisser s interment should have been with Mua hours of Bis death monday at the age of 52 it was delayed to allow re pet a Enta Tives of foreign govern meals to arrive Premier Alexei n Kosygin of the soviet Union. Nasser s most prominent Patron during the last few years was among the beat to Art Ive weeping a be left his plane he was embraced by Anwar Sadat the acting egyptian president and Gen. Mohammed Fawzi. Commander in chief of Egypt s military their Eves reddened by tears. Sadat one of two military Oft. It see fun Neh at Page 121 tobacco Box score the Washington tobacco Market yesterday sold 279.3% pounds of tobacco for s200.206.x5 for an average of 971.66 per Iii pounds the Washington Market to. _ Dale has now cold 6.794.159 pounds of tobacco or 14,940,196,32 for an average of 972.72 per 190 pounds. Billy Dawson supervisor announces that sales Are starting daily now at 9 3� He also says that next v week sales Wilt he for three hours and 45 minutes per Day ii thursday first Salt goes to Hassell second Sale goes to sermons third Sale goes to Talley warehouse. Sylva n. C. Apr a Young Belmont Man whom police said was arrested with a suitcase full of Money at Gastonia tues Day has been charged with the theft of about 9100,000 from a Home near Cherokee John Harland Kirkland 23, a textile worker and former Carpenter was taken to Jackson county to face charges of second degree burglary and grand larceny. Kirkland was arrested at Gaston memorial Hospital after someone told the Gastonia police a Man visiting the hospitals maternity Ward was flashing Large amounts of Money in Belmont where Kirkland was questioned police said the Young mustachioed Man threw some of the Money a probably thousands of dollars in a River and some on a trash pile gave some away and spent some. When he was arrested the police said Kirkland had $28.870 in a a a a or. And mrs. Lester Arnold of Cherokee reported sell 12 that about $100,000 was stolen by their Home while they were away. The Arnolds own several Busi Nesses in the Cherokee area Many of them related to the Mountain tourist Industry such As crafts shops and motels Belmont detective sgt. Charles Flowers said Kirkland was followed to Belmont by Henry Lambert a bonded Deputy who works As a watchman tor the Arnold businesses. A Flowers said Lambert acting As Arnold a private Eye never saw the Man he was following but in towns Between the Cherokee area and Belmont talked with people who said a Man had passed through on a free Wheeling spending tree seeming anxious to get rid of Cash. Lambert said one woman told her a Young Man gave her 150 and told her to buy her baby some milk a Young boy Lambert said asked a Young Man to loan him $1 50 and the Young Man gave him $50 and told him to keep the change. Flowers said Kirkland told him he threw two Bunches of Money in the Tuckasegee River near Bryson City which is his Home town he said he did to know Quot flow Nuch Lambert said some of the stolen Money was bundles of $1,000 Bills and no thousands were among the Money m the suitcase Flowers said Kirkland told Lambert and Jackson coun Quot by sheriff Fred Holcombe he would take them to the spot where he threw the Money away this was being done today Flowers said Flowers added Kirkland listed the articles he bought two horses including a Tennessee Walker Western boots a Western hat trousers a shirt a Saddle an automatic Shotgun a baby crib and baby clothes for ret Korery Poge 12
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