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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 28, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 8a High Point Enterprise monday january 28,1974 false jailing claim rejected by Dennis c. Kois associated press writer Milwaukee wis. Ato not bitter. I want to forget the past a said Edward Kanieski after his $250,000 false imprisonment claim was rejected. Kanieski was released in 1972 after spending 20 years in prison on a first degree murder conviction. The Wisconsin supreme court ruled he had been convicted on circumstantial evidence not sufficient to warrant a finding of guilty. His claim of false imprisonment was rejected earlier this month by the state claims Board. A i was a Little Kanieski 55, said sunday of the rejection. Quot i figure i should of got something for what i lost a he said in a Telephone interview. A my family grew up without me. My wife is in a mental institution. I lost my property and my health. I had nothing when i came Kanieski who lives alone in an apartment in Wisconsin rapids and whose Only income is from welfare was 34 when convicted and sentence to life in prison in 1952 for the first degree murder of Clara Bates. The 76-year-old woman was found beaten and strangled in her room adjoining a tavern she operated in Rural grand rapids wis. Though his conviction was overturned by the High court in March 1972, the claims Board said state Law required that after hearing the evidence the Board must find a a it Clear beyond a reasonable doubt that the Petitioner was innocent of the crime for which he suffered imprisonment before it can Grant a a although evidence May have been insufficient to convict. On the other hand there is insufficient evidence to show that it is Clear beyond a reasonable doubt that the claimant was innocent of this crime Quot the Board said. Laird Ford targets of eggs tomatoes by William Casey associated press writer Providence r i. Apr demonstrators hurled eggs and tomatoes at presidential adviser Melvin r. Laird when he arrived with vice president Gerald r. Ford to receive an award. Neither Laird nor Ford was hit by the approximately 15 eggs tomatoes and other objects that were thrown by about a dozen of the estimated 150 demonstrators chanting anti Laird slogans sunday on the Providence College Campus. Laird and Ford expressed no reaction to the incident and made no mention of it later in speeches. Moments after the throwing incident another group of about too warmly applauded the two just outside the colleges alumni Hall. Both groups were made up mostly of Providence students Campus spokesmen said. Laird former Secretary of defense came Here to receive the John e. Fogarty foundations humanitarian award. Holshouser Morgan Swap barbs Greensboro a gov. Jim Holshouser taking a swipe at state atty. Gen. Robert Morgan says Public officials running for higher office should resign before the Campaign Morgan has announced for the . Senate seat held by sen Sam j. Ervin jr., but plans to hold onto his state Post until after the democratic primary. Holshouser a Republican said saturday that officials should resign under such circumstances so their successors could be chosen in a primary and a not in a smoke filled later in new Bern Morgan asked Why Holshouser did not resign As governor when he became Campaign manager for Thomas Bennett in his successful bid for the chairmanship of the state gop. Some of the demonstrators carried signs saying Laird Quot is no the award presented at a fund raising dinner for the mentally retarded is named in Honor of the late rep. John e. Fogarty of Rhode Island. For 20 years he was chairman of the House appropriations sub committee for health education and welfare. Praising Laird. Ford told the dinner crowd Quot we will miss him because of what he contributed to the Laird is leaving his Nixon administration Post to join the readers digest. Ford praised Laird a work As ranking minority member of the Fogarty subcommittee As a Wisconsin congressman. In accepting the award Laird discussed his Days on Fogarty a subcommittee and said Quot John Fogarty was a great american a great humanitarian and a great legislator. He held in contempt anything that did no to represent truth and Ervin wants elections commission Wichita ran. A sen. Sam Ervin jr., d-., opens the Spring semester Dwight d. Eisenhower political lecture series at Wichita state University today after expressing Hope that a Federal elections commission be set up. The chairman of the Senate watergate committee said sunday he Hopes such a commission would be a result of the panels hearings. He said the committee s investigation has shown such an Agency with the Power to prosecute officials seeking illegal Campaign contributions is necessary. Ervin observed that corporations and corporate officials who made illegal contributions in 1972 were fined but those who sought those gifts have escaped punishment. The Veteran senator said the . Attorney for the Southern District of new York has informed him that a jury will be empanelled and the trial of former attorney general John Mitchell and former Commerce Secretary Maurice stans will get underway by the Middle of february. Ervin said the watergate committee hearings will resume after the trial begins. The jury will be sequestered allowing the hearings to continue without prejudicing the Case. The new round of hearings will focus on a $100,000 Cash donation by Howard Hughes to president Nixon a Friend Charles g. Quot Bebe Quot Rebozo. That gift was later returned to Hughes. Permanent 55 limit in . Draws favor furniture on Sale at discount prices direct furniture sales 108 e Commerce St. A a do you live anywhere in Guilford Davidson or Randolph county ? if to please come in and pay us a visit at your convenience and get our prices on diamonds watches rings Luggage radios ond record players Etc. And see How much Cash we can save you. Not one Penny carrying charges no collectors knocking at your door. Remember Nash saves you Cash Nash 127 n. Main la 7� by Noel Yancey associated press writer Raleigh a initial legislative reaction to a proposal that North Carolinas maximum Speed limit be pegged permanently at 55 Miles per hour appears favourable. The suggestion was advanced by rep. C. Kitchin Josey a Halifax at a recent meeting of the House Highway safety committee after the committee received figures indicating lives Are being saved As a result of lowering the Speed limit because of the Energy crisis. Deaths were Down 57 in december and Are running about 21 lower this month. Quot its an obvious tact that the reduction of Speed limits has reduced the number of accidents a Josey said As he talked with it. Col. E. W. Jones commander of the state Highway patrol. Jones said he Felt a 55 limit would have lasting results. Quot i think it is something we should look at very carefully said rep. George Miller. Ddurham. Chairman of the committee. He said he had asked the department of transportation to furnish detailed figures but preliminary figures Quot would tend to indicate a decrease of 25 per cent in Highway Quot if we come to the conclusion that this reduction can save lives our Highway safety committee will prepare legislation a Miller added. A a in a be inclined to go along with that Quot said rep. Gerald Arnold a Harnett in answer to an associated press Survey of Fygi Stative sentiment. Quot i would favor it even though it would take More time to go places a said rep. Margaret Keesee a Guilford rep. James c. Green a Bla Den said the lower Speed limit would slow Down businessmen in their work. Quot i have no doubt but that its a sensible move a a added Green. Quot i expect if it is presented to me to vote id vote for Quot if the information that they provide us shows conclusively this is a Factor in saving lives i would be very much in favor of it a said rep. Art Thomas a Cabarrus an Auto dealer. Thomas said he was inclined to believe that part of the fatality reduction had resulted from less driving and particularly from less night driving. Quot this seems a reasonable approach to me because it saves lives and Energy a said rep. Norwood Bryan a Cumberland also an Auto dealer. Quot if it can be shown we Are actually saving lives. I d be inclined to go along with it Quot said rep. C. Dempsey Mcdaniel a Forsyth. Quot i think we ought to leave the Law As it is a rep. H. M. Michaux jr., Ddurham said. Quot on expressways and superhighways i think people ought to be Able to go a Little Quot i think it would be unwise for the legislature to take action right now a said rep. Robert Odell Payne a Guilford. A i think we need to study it Between now and 1975.�?� Quot As Long As we face an uncertainty about Energy id say yes a said sen. John Henley a Cumberland. Rep. George Long a Ala Mance said what North Carolina does should depend partly on what other states do. He said a 55 limit Quot might be too much out of line if other states return to a 70 mile per hour limit on their interstate highways. Quot in a generally in favor of it a said rep. Howard Twiggs a Wake. Quot i have frankly found it More enjoyable to drive at 55 than at 70.&Quot eat Security sums equipped with two Way radios door seals and night watchman clock win protect Vrr l rond pop Quot a Datis patrol 8 watchman service 126 n. Main High Point . Coll 886-4025 to 24 Len a Long holding faster tvs powder. 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