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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 27, 1974, High Point, North Carolina The weather partial Clearing late today a oth year a no. 27 the High Point Enterprise High Point n. C., sunday morning january 27,1971 in pages Call us circulation.m21719 classified ads.mi-2177 All other departments Mj-21s1 daily 10c, sunday 25cin this Corner Richard Nixon in the other them by Saul Pett a special correspondent Washington a he once said that the memory of his parents ability Quot not to break Down Quot under great Strain Quot has certainty held me together at times when i have been under Quot and a he added Quot it always in his Book recalling the Day he was spat upon in Caracas in 1958, he noted Quot standing there for those few seconds was from the standpoint of temper control one of my most difficult experiences. Honore de Balzac once wrote that politicians Are monsters of yet while we May show this veneer on the outside inside the turmoil becomes almost How Long both loyalists and de thrones now wonder is Quot always a How durable the single thin word Quot almost a they ask this about Richard Nixon a Man who has made control of his emotions an article of Faith and a Way of life. A of course i am concerned Quot said his own doctor Walter Tkach while saying that his patient shows no medical signs of tension. Quot it must be taking a heavy toll a said a member of the Cabinet while saying that his chief shows few Marks of the Strain. A it Quot of course is watergate where the spit is worse than in Caracas far More profound and personal where every move and motive Are questioned the Core of a Man s character is prodded and probed under a National Microscope and the stakes Are of the highest. The overwhelming Quot new majority of one triumphant autumn lies buried in numbed dispirited fragments under the dirty Snow of a second Winter. Quot the year of Europe Quot is replaced by the unending Quot year of even foreign crisis is suspect. And the fuel crisis complicates the Relief of a Man besieged among the 18 acres and 32 rooms of the White House. Less than 200 Yards away in a handsome federalist building Spiro Agnew works on his papers in solitary disgrace. Quot i am not a the president of the United states exclaims and explains but nothing seems to turn away the pointing Finger. He spreads out his tax returns before the world in the Hope of putting out one fire and three others Start smoking. He suddenly gives up one fight and yields tapes and just As suddenly two prove non existent and a third has a Long Gap. His Secretary tries to explain and in the spreading incredulity his party a Leader in the Senate is seen late that night alone in his office testing a tape recorder and stretching toward a phone. No slip of the Tongue by this most private of presidents no Droop of the shoulders or momentary fatigue or pallor goes unnoticed in what must seem to him a world of Nixon psyche watchers. When he takes questions on television can he escape the feeling there Are millions out there waiting for the first crack the first sound of steel balls in a shaking hand. Could he miss even in his predigested news the interview with his Friend Billy Graham who sharply questioned his judgement or the one with Barry Coldwater who said people around the country Are asking yet again Quot would you buy a used car from Dick Nixon a or the whisper of impeachment grown to a sustained clamor in War they say every Man has his breaking Point and Richard Nixon has tended to regard much of life As War. He has said of his sense of Battle Quot i. Perhaps carry it More than others because that s my watergate clearly is the climactic Battle of his life the fiercest longest most pervasive. But the Armor plate he wears around his emotions. While dented and Bent has apparently cracked Only twice during the Long siege. The first was the worst and occurred before the Fuller dimensions of watergate had surfaced and encircled him. It now develops that three Days before according to an aide he got the first word that Spiro Agnew was in trouble. Then on april 30, he walked to the Oval office to announce on television the departure of his two closest assistants h. R. Halde Man and John Ehrlichman. On the Way he asked a see in this on 12a Energy crisis victims Federal Aid studied for newly jobless by Robert a. Dobkin a labor writer Washington a with the Energy crisis taking its toll of jobs the Nixon administration is weighing a proposal to help workers Hunt new employment and relocate at government expense. . Usery jr., president Nixon s newly appointed special assistant for Energy related labor problems says this is one of several possibilities for easing the employment crunch. Quot there May just have to be some subsistence for workers forced to move across country says Usery. The government provided limited financial help to aerospace workers hit hard by Lay offs in 1971. Dozens of scientists and engineers were Given up to $500 to explore Job prospects and up to $1,200 for moving expenses that year. Although there has been no decision on the new proposal the labor department has already put to work a number of for answers to questions or help with a problem Call or write action line in Core of the Enterprise. Every request is considered but please understand that the volume makes it impossible to answer or even acknowledge every one. Litter time q. How old is a cat before she can have Kittens and How Many can they have thank you. L. H. A. Usually after six months and five to nine is the usual number other measures used in 1971. Among them Are an Quot Early warning system to provide Advance notice on Plant closings and computer Job Banks to relay Job opportunities throughout a network of 2,400 state and Federal employment service offices. As part of the administration s legislative program to combat the Energy crisis Nixon urged Congress this week to pass an expanded unemployment compensation Bill that would broaden coverage and raise benefits. Quot but our no. I priority is to provide jobs and to see to it that sufficient fuel is allocated to companies to prevent shutdowns and resulting layoffs a Usery said in a recent interview his first since joining the White House staff earlier this month. Usery has been Nixon a chief labor troubleshooter for the past five years serving first As an assistant Secretary of labor and currently As the head of the Federal mediation and conciliation service. His added responsibilities give him authority to coordinate the work of All government agencies involved in la Bor Energy matters. Although strike activity fell to a nine year Low in 1973, inflation has triggered new Militancy among the rank and file for higher wages. Demo Campaign centers on Energy a boat with legs what seems to be a boat with legs is actually three Miami ans As they return Home with their Small boat after an afternoon of rowing and swimming. They Are from the front Kathy Blair Debra Lindenbaum and Adry Hernandez. A Wirt Poolo gasoline supplies running Short by John Beckler associated press writer Washington a democratic congressional leaders promised saturday to help solve the nation s Energy problems and called on president Nixon to work As a partner. They commented in response to Nixon s Energy address to the nation a week ago. Rep. John j. Mcfall d-Ca-lif., the House democratic whip said Congress thus far has provided the leadership in dealing with the Energy crisis. Quot throughout most of last year the administration appeared to prefer talk to action a said Mcfall in a nationwide radio address. He said Many of the programs called for by Nixon in his address and in a special Energy message to Congress last wednesday Are already contained in an omnibus Energy Bill on which Congress is scheduled to take final action next week. The Bill giving Nixon Broad Powers to Deal with the Energy crisis has been delayed because of administration and Oil Industry opposition Mcfall said. By Louise Cook associated press writer the end of the month on fridays eight were closed by 6 . Three of the four remaining stations were limiting sales and the fourth had a line in a litter. The largest litter recorded was 13 in 1969 to a year old watergate panel of cars four blocks Lon Blue pointed siamese cat in Smith Australia torpor Littler have lines limited Salt s Ana a waiting to get at the pumps. Blue pointed siamese cat in South Australia. Larger rulers have been reported one of 19but not fully substantiated. Saving poinsettias q. How could i keep a Poinsettia so it will Bloom next year i have tried in the past but evidently i did not do something correctly. Mrs. E.h.w., Jamestown. A. The Plant requires a resting period after it blooms so it is natural for a Poinsettia to drop its leaves leaving Only the red bracts at the top. When the lowest leaves begin to drop withhold water gradually and finally keep dry altogether. When Only the naked Stem is left store the pot in a warm dry place until Early May without adding any water. In May shake the soil out of the pot and report it in fresh Rich soil Garden Loam Sand and Leaf Mold. You can add a Small Quantity of dried sheep or cow manure. Cut the stems to within 2 or 3 eyes from the base water and put it outdoors in a sunny place level with the soil surface. New shoots will soon come out from the eyes. Plants must have full Light and Sunshine during the Day and they require a lot of moisture. In the fall when the temperatures drops to 45 or 50 at night bring it indoors to a sunny spot and use tepid water in watering it. The soil should not dry out but it should not be kept soggy. You can propagate new plants from the cuttings you remove in Spring. Take four to six Inch lengths place in warm water about 15 minutes to Stop the sap from flowing so freely dip the ends in powdered charcoal and put the lower third of the Stem in Sharp Sand for rooting. Riding toys needed q. As part of the developmental a it care program at Green Street Baptist Church the children spend time at the Owca in physical activities. We need some Riding wheel toys for the preschoolers a tricycles pedal cars or Small sized bicycles so we can teach them to ride two wheelers safely of anyone has one their children use we would appreciate having it so much. Mrs. D. B. A. If anyone has one to offer please leave the message and your name and address on the action line recorder and one of the teachers will be glad to pick it up. Non smokers plight q. Of you done to smoke and Are in a group where people smoke and you inhale it do your lungs absorb the same nicotine Content As the ones who Are smoking thank you. J. W. A. No but there is bound to be some negligible absorption says a Chest surgeon. All non smokers recognize How irritating it is to be in a smoke filled room or even a car where a lot of smoking has been going on even hours or Days before. Also he adds for asthmatics and those truly sensitive to tars and other contaminants of the exhaled smoke it can really be a health Hazard. Doc incorporated q. La the Telephone Book listings of doctors the letters Quot pay often appear after the . What do the letters stand for r. R. Q. Professional association. Doctors who incorporate Are required to designate this by adding an or postpones meet Washington a the Senate watergate committee has postponed a new round of hearings scheduled to begin next week to avoid prejudicing the trial of two former Nixon Cabinet members chairman Sam Ervin jr., d-n.c., said saturday. He did not say when they would be rescheduled. Ervin announced the postponement in a one sentence statement read by an aide and offered no explanation for the action beyond the reference to the impending trial of former atty. Gen. John Mitchell and former Commerce Secretary Maurice stans. Closings at gasoline stations around the nation on saturday. Quot its the worst that i have seen in the past 12 months a said Avery Upchurch executive director of the North Carolina service station association. A an associated press Survey showed that although the situation varied widely from area to area in some places it was More severe than during the new years Holiday when service stations ran out of gasoline and simply shut Down until the new shipments arrived. Stations seemed to be running out sooner this month. Of a dozen Chicago Gas stations usually open until 9 . A spokesman for the Maryland Independent retail service station dealers association said Only about to per cent of the stations in the Baltimore area would have any fuel left by the end of the month. He estimated that 80 per cent of the stations would run out by saturday night. Continental Oil co. Said All company operated stations would be closed saturday As Well As sunday this weekend to try to stretch out allocations until new supplies arrive feb. I. The company operates stations in Minnesota Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Indiana and North Dakota. Pm May Cut 75,000 another round of layoffs looms for Auto Industry by Martin Hirschman associated press writer Detroit a with Auto sales off 30 per cent and stocks of big cars still at record Levels the nations automakers May have to extend the cutbacks that have virtually wiped out More than 64,000 jobs. General motors has warned another 75,000 employees that they will be subject to layoffs for Quot varying periods of time Quot Between now and the end of March and Ford has an additional 17,000 workers on temporary furloughs. Industry analysts estimate that stockpiles of new cars dropped Only slightly following the first wave of Plant shutdowns and layoffs in december. Thus far in 1974,64,175 work ers have been Given indefinite layoffs by the Auto firms. This includes 40,000 at pm 13,000 at Chrysler and 11,175 at Ford. The automakers still Are sitting on about 1.6 million autos a far ahead of the previous Peak of 1.46 million in 1969, when the inventories were More fairly evenly divided among different car sizes now because of concern Over the availability of fuel the makers report a 110-Day Supply of the the big standardized models. At the same time Small car supplies Are at what is considered to be the lowest possible Point a about 15-20 Days Worth. At a Cost of hundreds of millions of dollars five plants Are being shifted to Assembly of smaller models this month to meet the shift in demand. Few of the furloughed workers Are in the places where new jobs May crop up however. Sales Are creeping along this month nearly one third below the record Pace of a year ago with some analysts predicting stay that Low for the rest of the Model year. Deliveries of some full size models Are Down More than 60 per cent. Overall production cuts have run at about the same rate As the sales decline and no sub Stantial reduction of inventories has been reported so far. It was Only four months ago that the Industry was operating at a record sales Pace. As late As the closing Days of november pm president Edward n. Cole predicted there would be no significant reduction in the Industry work Force in 1974. Crash toll in Turkey hits 63 Izmir Turkey a a turkish jetliner crashed and burst into flames on Takeoff from Izmir a military Airport saturday killing 63 of the 73 persons aboard including two americans the airline reported. Officials said most of the survivors were in critical condition but one exception was a baby boy rescued from the blazing wreckage with Only minor bums and bruises. They said his Mother father and older brother perished in the crash which was believed to have been caused by engine failure. Officials identified two of the dead As or. And mrs. Horace Gerarde of Tenafly n j. They said the Gerardes were on a vacation tour. The plane a dutch made Fokker 28, which had been in service for Only six months was carrying 68 passengers and a Crew of five on a Domestic flight from this Aegean port City to Istanbul 210 Miles to the Northeast. The jetliner Rose about 400 feet and suddenly slammed Down onto the runway Airport authorities said. Raging flames immediately engulfed the plane trapping most of those on Board. Rescue workers and military units rushed to the scene to fight the Blaze but by that time 60 persons had perished. The others died in hospitals authorities reported. The bodies of most victims who died immediately were difficult to identify. An Airport official said some were charred beyond recognition others dismembered. In addition he said Congress has passed the Alaska pipeline Bill Given Nixon standby authority to allocate fuel and is nearing final action on measures to establish a Federal Energy administration and an Energy research and development administration that would concentrate the Federal Effort to Deal with Energy problems. Mcfall said Energy dominated the work of Congress last year with 28 committees in the House and Senate devoting More than 500 hours to hearings on Energy related matters. While Congress has been acting. Mcfall said the administration has been firing off messages. Quot counting the most recent submittal a he said Quot the president has sent Congress five messages on Energy in the past nine Mcfall said the presidential messages were Little More than restatements of actions already taken and pronouncements already made or Calls for programs already under consideration by Congress. But the time has passed for assigning blame to anyone for the Energy crisis Mcfall said. Quot what is needed Are responsible and realistic proposals that meet the problems Quot he said. Quot the american people have a right to know what we their elected representatives Are doing for them. Quot the american citizen is looking to keep his Job. He wants to know How he is going to keep up his health insurance How he can maintain his pension rights whether or not he will have enough heat Oil and Gas and what kind of actions his government is going to take.�?�. Mcfall said the democratic Congress with the support of Many republicans is providing Many of the answers. State of nation talk Nixon to assume confident tone Washington a president Nixon Hopes wednesdays state of the Union address will help convince voters that his ability to govern has not been crippled. Nixon a television radio appearance at a prime time joint session of Congress will Cap the first stage of a fresh presidential Campaign to put his leadership qualities on display and demonstrate that he is not Quot consumed by the address in which Nixon will outline a new National health insurance plan a More flexible highways mass transit blueprint and other Domestic legislation will be followed quickly by the annual economic report and Federal budget. Press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler has said he feels that Nixon will hold a news conference Quot a Short time after Quot wednesdays address. It would be Nixon a first news conference since october. The presidents latest attempt to place the White House focus on affairs of government is a week old. It began last saturday with a radio speech on Energy matters and has been followed by an unusual series of pre state of the Union Mea inside Reading debaters. Fog id Cates on horses Page 2a cleansing the blood Page 2a classified. Pages4-20d editorial. Page 4a women a news Section b sports Section television. .page12c entertainment. Paget 11-13c obituaries .page4d sages to Congress. A reporter suggested to Ziegler it could be called a Quot Back to business As usual Ziegler replied Quot i done to want that to be picked up now As the new emerging from a Brief Hospital stay last summer the president told his staff Quot let others Wallow in watergate. We re going to do our yet watergate came to dominate White House affairs More than Ever during the fall and Early Winter. Even now Nixon cannot ignore his watergate difficulties. Twice this week he met privately with Small groups of House conservatives from both parties. Cambodian reds Shell capital by Denis d. Gray associated press writer phenom penh Cambodia apr insurgents blasted phenom Penhos crowded slums with More than too artillery shells saturday night setting wooden Homes afire and driving thousands of poor people from the area. It was the worst of three straight nights of rebel cannonade against the capitals densely populated and Provert stricken Boeung turn Pun sector and one of the worst attacks on phenom penh since the cambodian War started in april 1970. The . Embassy went on Alert with Marine guards drawing weapons and other equipment. Casualties from saturday nights 2vi-hour barrage were not immediately known. The first two nights of shelling killed 50 and left 117 wounded authorities reported

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