Burlington Daily Times News in Burlington, North-Carolina
13 Aug 1980

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13 Aug 1980

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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Burlington, North Carolina Crying time sen. Edward Kennedy a speech tuesday night brought tears to the eyes of delegates but the Era Plank of the party a platform made them see red. See Page 6a. Arrest police in los Angeles have arrested a Man in connection with the so called Sunset murders of five women and Are holding a female acquaintance of his for what May be a related slaying. See Page 9c. A Birds loses Detroit Tiger Pitcher Mark a the Birds a Fidrych was beaten by a Home run in the eight inning tuesday night during his fourth attempt at a comeback. For the Story see Page in. The daily times news High Low 90s Low upper 60s precipitation 10% winds Light records hi-97 Lo-52 93rd year no. 17 Burlington n.c., wednesday August 13, 1980 25 cents 9 sections 66 pages officials probably illegal Actsb-25�?plot thickening by William Porter staff writer although Federal aviation administration officials and customs Agency authorities refuted reports of a new disappearance by the b-25 Mitchell bomber in Columbus county As a erroneous the mystery surrounding the enigmatic aircraft deepened with the revelation of new information in the Case several radio stations and at least one newspaper said this morning the Vintage bomber which flew out of the Burlington municipal Airport around Midnight july 26. Had again flown the Coop when it left monday night from its Landing Field in Cherry Grove a Rural town in Southeastern North Carolina. But according to de King head of Raleigh s Faa general office the plane is still sitting in the same cow pasture. Ted wins platform Battle new York a sen Edward Kennedy s Defeated presidential Campaign salvaged a Victory at. A democratic National convention today when delegates adopted a Kennedy advanced platform Plank committing the party to a full nip Layment policy As its top Domestic policy the adoption of the minority report. On a tentative vote of 1,763.6 to 1,390 8 came after delegates Defeated a Ken Nedy proposal calling for prompt enactment of comprehensive National health insurance in one Bill although a comfortable majority of delegates Are pledged to support the renomination of president Carter who had opposed the full employment Plank the Kennedy proposal apparently appealed to the democrats traditional support for a Strong employment Plank the vote was an indication of the convention s support for Kennedy s other economic proposals which he planned to Advance at the convention in person tonight it opened up the possibility that the convention would approve a Compromise platform paving the Way for a United party this fall jobs top priority the Kennedy economic Plank called for a pledge that the party make full employment a your single highest Domestic priority and will take precedence Over All other Domestic during the primary Campaign Kennedy accused Carter s anti inflation program with worsening the recession and unemployment Noe at 7 8 percent of the work Force. With Carters renomination assured the convention also adopted without debate other Kennedy proposals that Carter had signalled he would accept in the name of party Unity on the Issue of National health insurance however the delegates rejected Kennedy s proposal in favor of a Carter backed majority report calling for piecemeal legislation that would phase in National health insurance Over a longer period of time. The vote was 1,573 to 1,349 against the Kennedy proposal the Kennedy proposal called for Quot enactment of a Complete National health insurance program in a single comprehensive Bill specifying the phase in of benefits Over a reasonable time the health insurance proposal one of the earliest issues on which Kennedy and Carter parted ways the first of nine minority planks the senators see Ted on Page 6a a the plane s just been moved to the end of the strip a said King. King said he flew a plane Over the Airfield tuesday afternoon around 2 or 3 p.m.,�?� and said the reports apparently resulted a because now you can to see the plane from the King took to the air when mrs. Kenneth Coleman the wife of the pasture s owner refused to allow Faa officials on the property. According to King the Faa is not authorized to use search warrants it was not known who moved the plane new twists but although individuals following the bombers strange hopscotch through the Carolinas were denied the fascination of an additional elusive departure new twists in the Story have developed questions continue Over mystery b-25 in Columbus county . Customs agents now say they Are a fairly certain the aircraft was used for illegal purposes and an Elbert county. A. Deputy sheriff confirmed a report that James Collier the close mouthed individual who paid repair Bills on the plane at Burlington Airport and claimed he represented the aircraft s actual owner was arrested in Georgia july 5 on drug charges. Mike Roder a . Customs agent in Wilmington said he and two other officials searched the bomber on sunday night but did not find any illegal substance. But although the aircraft did not violate customs regulations authorities now say the plane was probably used for illicit purposes a based on what i know about smuggling a said Roder a the plane looked like it was outfitted for illegal a a in a speculating it was used for drug smuggling he added. Roder said while the plane was not see bomber on Page 2aabscami pcs shale 7 politicos ready to help Sheik new York a the first Salvo of electronic evidence at the government s first a scam trial indicates that As Many As seven members of Congress were ready to pulls strings for a fictitious Arab Sheik prosecutors say on a tape played tuesday in . District court in Brooklyn. Angelo j Errichetti mayor of Camden. N.j., told the Sheik s representatives a actually Fri undercover operatives a that rep Michael Quot Ozzie Myers a a. Would a do anything he s Gonna be your. Man period. Anything you he made that remark at an aug 5. 1979, meeting in a Kennedy International Airport lounge in answer to a question on whether Myers could resolve the sheiks immigration problems the prosecution said. According to the tapes Errichetti also said he was working on a a getting sen. Herman Talmadge d-ga., and rep Raymond Lederer d-pa., had a shot at two congressmen from Georgia and that two congressmen from Florida already had a said yes a Errichetti also a state senator is one of four defendants facing bribery conspiracy charges stemming from Myers alleged Promise to help the Sheik on immigration problems other defendants on trial before . District judge George a Pratt and a jury of nine women and three men Are Myers Philadelphia City councilman Louis c Johanson and Philadelphia attorney Howard l. Criden. The governments undercover sting operation has led to the indictment of six congressmen. Of the politicians mentioned by Errichetti on the tape Lederer is to stand trial later this year in another a scam investigation Talmadge has not been charged with any offence and the four others were not named in court. The prosecution in its opening statement earlier tuesday said Myers accepted a $50 too payoff for his Promise to help the Sheik defense lawyers in their opening remarks acknowledged a $50.ooo payment was made but contended nothing criminal was done in return for the Money. They argued that their clients had been suckered by a a professional con Man Mel Weinberg a fall the defendants did was take the fat arabs Money a said Criden s lawyer. Richard Ben Remste a they never used their offices they never did anything on his behalf because they never were supposed to Benveniste told the jury that Weinberg was paid $93,000 Over three years As an Fri informant he accused Wein see a scam on Page 3ajudg blasts office by sue Jones staff writer Graham a irritated by prosecution delays and apparent disorganization in a one and a half year old murder Case a Superior court judge Here chastised the District attorneys office in court tuesday the state s speedy trials act was thrown in the face of the assistant District attorney William Johnson by Alamance county Superior court judge Pilston a Godwin or. Who criticized his office for delays he feels have threatened a defendant s right to a fair trial. Before ruling on a prosecution motion to admit physical evidence in ult second degree murder trial of David Junior Ward judge Godwin brought up previous trial delays in the Case that resulted in its dismissal and wards subsequent re indictment on charges he killed Raymond William Bud Allen Jan 22, 1979 a this Case Lay Here and was not prosecuted a judge Godwin said. A the Bill of indictment was dismissed on aug 22. 1979. Almost 12 months ago. 94 Days elapse a since that time on april 15, 1980,�?� he said a the n c. Court of appeals handed Down a ruling that was certified to this court May 9, 1980 since that time the state has had ample time to prepare its Case and collect its witnesses a 94 Days have elapsed a if during that time the state has not had sufficient time to prepare a Case a judge Godwin said a i want to know Why. The defendant is entitled to the same right to a fair trial As the District attorney Herb Pierce was not present in court. Ward 43, of Snow Camp was charged with murder following his arrest Jan. 23, 1979, for the shooting death of Allen 38. Following an argument Between the pair at Odell s game room in Ossipee the previous evening. The murder charge was dismissed by Superior court judge Arthur Lee Lane of Fayetteville in Alamance county Superior when Ward s attorney argued that 176 Days had elapsed from the Date of indictment the Case had been scheduled for trial during 15 weeks since the initial indictment was returned by the Alamance county grand jury feb 12, 1979 Ward s was the second murder charge dismissed in Alamance county since the speedy trials act went into effect oct i. 1978 a murder charge against Larry Noble Daniel 36, of it. 4. Mebane charged with the dec. In. See office on Page 2a Alamance scene. So Billy Graham. So classified. 4-7d comics. Be deaths amp funerals. 2d editorials. 4a entertainment so . Boyd. Be news summary. 3a people. A police news. 4d sports. I so weather. Women a news i so words words a Laie photo High Point of career California stuntman Dar Robinson begins a successful free fall right from about two thirds of the Way up the in Tower in Toronto tuesday. Robinsons fall from about 300 meters up. Was stopped about 60 meters from the ground by a wire Cable attached to his body. In Bottom photo Robinson 33. Shakes outstretched hands As he is lowered to the ground

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