High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Apr 17 1974, Page 5

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 17, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 5a High in Point Enterprise wednesday april 17,1974 sen. Ervin declares cult of conformity led to watergate by Mary Ganz associated press writer new Orleans apr a if the present generation has any weaknesses it has been what we Call a cult of conformity a said sen. Sam j. Ervin jr., speaking of events which led to the watergate affair. A it used to be bragged on a Man or a woman for his individuality a Ervin told a convention of funeral Home directors tuesday. A but now we find that people want to conform which is a Good thing if those who surround you Are behaving Well and a sad thing if they re Ervin. D-n.c., chairman of the Senate watergate committee. Said the wish to conform was one of three factors most responsible for the watergate break in the subsequent coverup and Campaign dirty tricks. Others he said were placing a too High a value on Success a specifically Success of the presidents reelection campaigns and the growth in Power of the presidency Over several past administrations. Ervin standing on a platform decorated with a funeral Wreath regaled the convention with tales of North Carolina and congressional folklore. Switching to his assigned topic a the Day and tomorrow of government a Ervin said he would not comment on possible impeachment of the tax return deluge reported Raleigh apr North Carolinas department of Revenue received a record flood of state income tax returns tuesday 285 bags. Asst. Commissioner of Revenue James p. Senter said the department did not have room enough for the flood of mail and rented space in a nearby building. He said 225 employees were Busy opening and processing the returns. The Normal deadline for filing state and Federal income tax returns is april 15, but since easter monday was a state Holiday the deadline was extended to Midnight tuesday. Senter pointed out Many people were not aware of the Extension and mailed their returns Over the weekend or monday. Senter expected another big Load of mail wednesday. . Brown director of the individual income tax division said the state has mailed 966,238 refund checks totalling $56.8 million or an average of $58.88 per Check. This compares with 872,650 refund checks totalling $45.9 million for the same period of last year. The average refund last year was $52.64. A it s taking six to eight weeks in some cases for us to get the refund checks prepared and mailed a Brown said. President. A impeachment is the business of the House of representatives he said a and i think i should stay on my own Side of the constitutional a besides i want to be tried by any jury that had suggested to the prosecuting attorney that i should be he said noting that the Senate s role would be to hold a trial on the charges if the House votes for impeachment. Ervin said weaknesses of men and not of the . System of government were responsible for the watergate affair. A fifteen men who had been entrusted by the president with political or governmental Power have been convicted pled guilty or Are awaiting trial on watergate related charges he said. A i doubt if any time in the history of our nation there has been less Confidence in government than there is today a he said. The senator quoting liberally from Benjamin Franklin Shakespeare and other literary and political figures said a despite this tragedy i feel some great Good will come to the country As a he said Congress should pass some form of Law regulating Large Cash contributions to political campaigns. A but Laws Are not the remedy a he said. A we must instill in the hearts of the american people a love of our system of a the Constitution cannot execute itself a he said. A a we be got to be More careful about the men we entrust with cancer linked to drug Spray Washington a the food and drug administration has announced the recall of an aerosol drug containing Vinyl Chloride an Industrial chemical linked to a rare form of liver cancer. The Fra said that the Adams drug co., inc., of Pawtucket r.i., is recalling its Quick Aid medicated room Spray Vaporizer. \ v Iii a iter Urmi Iii Iii win a ii Iii Iii Hihi m my t t or a Ducky buys a Ore during our big. 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