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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 1, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Weather sunny warm Mort data on Paga 5-a 88th year a no. 183 the High Point Enterprise High Point n. C., saturday afternoon july i 1972 14 pages Call us circulation. 8im719 classified ads .m5-2177 All other departments 815-2141 daily 10c, sunday 25c Daley led delegation loses seating fight by John Beckler associated press writer Washington a Chicago mayor Richard j. Daley Boss of the biggest democratic organization in the country has been shorn of his convention seat in a move that left the party teetering on the Edge of discord. The conventions credentials committee firmly controlled by supporters of sen. George Mcgovern voted 71 to 61 Friday night to deny seats to Daley and 58 other uncommitted Illinois delegates. The committee voted instead to seat a rival slate of 41 delegates pledged to Mcgovern and another 18 leaning toward him. The vote was the second explosive Challenge decided by the committee triggering extreme emotional responses and setting the stage for a discordant convention floor fight. But after the Daley vote a Leader of the insurgents called for a Healing Compromise. Mcgovern also picked up eight convention votes in another successful Challenge involving downstate Illinois delegates and so gained Back at least 49 of the delegates he lost thursday when the credentials committee outlawed californians Winner take All primary stripping him of More than half its 271 delegates. All of the committees actions Are subject to final approval by the National convention which opens in Miami Beach july to and both the California and Illinois challenges Are expected to be re fought there. The Daley delegation is also planning a court fight to overturn the committee ruling. In Chicago Daley did not disclose his immediate plans but the Rev. Jesse Jackson a Leader of the Challenge said he hoped a Compromise could be worked out before the convention. Quot rather than having a fight in Miami there should be a solution in Chicago a Jackson said. A it is Clear we have the Power to Cut him off and he has the Power to Cut us off a said Jackson. A the question is How can we survive Daley called the vote a regrettable and a great disservice to the democratic although there had been talk in the committee of a Compromise on the Illinois Challenge the Mooc changed abruptly to bitterness following the California vote. The Challenge to the Daley delegation was based on the report of a hearing examiner appointed by the credentials committee to investigate the dispute. The examiner Cecil f. Poole concluded that the Chicago democratic organization i and violated nearly every party guideline for Delegate selection. Those guidelines drafted by a Reform commission launched by Mcgovern after the 1968 convention require states to give the proper representation to women youth Blacks and other minority interests and to select delegates in open Well publicized meetings. Poole found a deliberate Covert and calculated a violations in the Chicago delegation. Of the 59 Daley delegates 12 were Black eight Young and six women. Attorney Wayne a on social Security Bill Congress ignores Nixon veto threat by Edmond Lebreton associated pre writer Washington a Congress has disregarded warnings that president Nixon might veto a 20-per-cent increase in social Security benefits and has sent the measure to the White House. Nixon was expected to act on the Bill before leaving today for a two week stay in san Clemente Calif. The Senate and House acted Friday night before recessing until july 17 for the fourth of bloody july Holiday and the democratic National convention. The social Security measure the biggest Money increase in the programs history was tied to a Bill extending the $450-Bil-lion debt ceiling through october. Without such action members were told the government would Haye to Stop paying its Bills by thursday. Also included in the hybrid measures and increasing the difficulty Nixon would face in vetoing it Are provisions for future automatic social secur Ireland troubled again Belfast api Northern Ireland took on an air of siege today As masked and uniformed protestants threw up hundreds of barricades in at least to cities in Defiance of British troops. More than 20,000 hooded men joined by some masked women sealed off protestant areas and brought Normal Busy saturday life to a virtual standstill throughout the province. British troops and roman catholics made no attempt to break Down or crash through the buses trucks cars and rubble that sealed off protestant areas. Some violence shattered the few Days of peace enjoyed by the province since the Catholic based Irish Republican army declared a truce last monday. One Man was killed and two wounded Early today in shooting incidents in Belfast. A youth was wounded at Lurgan 20 Miles away. There were other incidents elsewhere but no major outbreak of violence. The body of a Man who had been hooded gagged and shot was also found in mid morning on the fringe of Belfast a Wood Vale area itself surrounded by barricades. It was Northern Ireland a 392nd casualty in three years of communal strife. Ity increases to cover Cost of living rises. It also includes procedures by which those who suffered from the floods of Hurricane Agnes and the earlier disasters in South Dakota can get prompt tax refunds. The Bill would make the 20 Poi cent across the Board increase in social Security payments effective in september. It would be reflected in checks received oct. 3. Republicans who vainly sought to Cut the increase to to per cent As Nixon recommended accused democrats of playing politics with measure. Nevertheless the Senate approved the boost 82 to 4. And the House 302 to 35. Payroll taxes would be increased in 1973 and again in 1974 to finance the higher benefits. From $9,000 this year the base would go to $10,800 in 1973 and $12,000 starting in 1974. The maximum tax a worker pays this year is $658. The maximum for a person earning at least $10,800, would go to $594 next year and for a person earning at least $12,000, to $660 in 1974. Employers pay a Matching amount. Whalen who represented the Chicago challengers said 38 were committeemen in the Daley organization and the rest were either relatives of organization members or other party officials. Jerome Torshen a lawyer for the Daley delegation said it had been elected under Illinois Laws by 900,000 democratic voters whereas the rival slate was put together in Back rooms by a a Small self anointed elite one Delegate James p. Harbison of South Carolina said the committee in its anxiety to get Daley was endangering the party selection chances in november. But another Matthew Troy Queens county party Leader in new York City declared a i spent seven months breaking my Back to get my delegates into line with the Mcgovern guidelines. And ill be damned if in a going to let Richard Daley stay outside those guidelines and do what he likes. All he did was put in old line party Hacks who would do what Dick Daley told them to in other developments a the credentials committee rejected the Hawaii women a political caucus Challenge to the Hawaii delegation accepting a woman members argument that Hawaii women a put Little Effort into running for Delegate seats. A Alabama gov. George c. Wallace plans to leave holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring md., on Friday. Hell Stop in Montgomery Ala then Fly on to Miami Beach the next Day for the convention. He has been hospitalized since mid May when he was shot at a political rally. A Senate majority Leader Mike Mansfield called the credentials committees California vote a totally inimical to the democratic institutions we cherish so a Mississippi gov. William Waller said he Hopes the states delegation of democratic regulars still can win convention seats despite a party hearing examiners report believed to favor the rival loyalist democrats. A dark horse candidate Terry Sanford former governor of North Carolina said the California vote brightens his chances of winning the nomination As a Compromise candidate. Some questions to be answered a Youthful North vietnamese prisoner right is questioned by a South vietnamese officer following an engagement with enemy troops in Hai Long District in Northern South Vietnam. During the raid the marines destroyed to tanks. A wire photo what s inside amusements. 4b Bridge .3b classified ads .3b comics. 8a crossword. A editorials .4a obituaries .3a sports. In television .5 a weather. A illegal fireworks present problem for . Agents by John Stowell associated press writer Washington a Federal inspectors posing As tourists Are cruising heavily travelled highways in the Midwest and Southeast this fourth of july weekend in search of Bootleg fireworks. A similar crackdown last year resulted in More than 80 seizures of illegal explosives and the shutdown of one Plant and netted food and drug administration agents thousands of dollars Worth of fireworks. A we know the e Are still some Clandestine pm ants said Dale c. Miller chief of compliance in the of Day a Bureau of product safety. A in addition to the manufacturers and Sellers we re also trying to find the middlemen because without them stands have a tougher time getting the he said. Miller said Missouri Tennessee Ohio. Wyoming South Carolina Alabama Georgia and Louisiana Are states where illegal fireworks have been a particular problem in past years. He said Fra agents in out of state cars Check Roadside stands gift shops Novelty shops and Gas stations for contraband explosives. After the agent purchases the fireworks he said the Fra either seeks a Federal seizure order or turns the information Over to state police. Meanwhile the president of the 3,500-member new York state trial lawyers association assailed the Foa for failing to ban All fireworks. Melvin Black also an attorney for the National society for the prevention of blindness said a 1969 Survey of selected areas revealed a total of 1,330 personal injuries and five deaths attributed to fireworks. Forty two per cent of the injuries were caused by class c fireworks still permitted by Federal Law including sparklers Cones fountains and firecrackers with less than two grains of powder s. Vietnamese near Quang tri Saigon a South Vietn a in a s Northern counteroffensive slowed Down today but Forward elements were within three Miles of enemy held Quang tri City Field reports said. Meanwhile scattered enemy attacks to the rear and in the South showed that the North vietnamese offensive a now in its fourth month is far from finished. Action reported today in the far North ranged from six to 12 Miles from Quang tri City and included one enemy artillery attack against a position on the coastal a Street without Joy East of Quang tri and a Battle just North of the old Northern front of the Western flank of the my Chanh River line. Field sources said South vietnamese troops were meeting stiffer resistance As they neared Quang tri and that the Advance also was slowed by the Lack of Bridges Over two Rivers Between the old front and the captive provincial capital. Associated press correspondent Holger Jensen reported from the Battlefront that heavy Rains flooded River Fords today holding up Supply vehicles including ammunition trucks. Some 30 Miles below the front enemy units shelled positions on Hue s Southwest defense line and the Saigon command reported other shellings North of the National capital. Besieged an Loc and its Southern approaches about 60 Miles North of Saigon were hit by at least 350 rounds in three shelling attacks and one ground attack. Twenty five Miles to the Northeast enemy forces attacked with hellfire and ground advances Friday night in three spots in and around Phuoc Binh. Fresh action also appeared to be shaping up in the Parrot s beak area of Eastern Cambodia 50 Miles Northwest of Saigon. The . Command reported that two american spotter planes and a helicopter had crashed in Svay Rieng province this week from a unknown causes and one Pilot was missing. South vietnamese spokesmen also reported that Highway 14 Between Plesku and Korntum in the Central Highlands had been opened to military traffic for the first time since mid May. . Budget hike asked United nations. By. Api a a $11,025,690 budget increase for United nations operations in 1973 has been requested by Secretary general Kurt Waldheim. Nixon asks extra funds to finance War costs by Jim Adams associated Prass writer Washington a president Nixon has asked Congress for an extra $2.25 billion primarily for the Indochina War nearly a one third increase in War costs in the Wake of renewed . Bombing of North Vietnam. The president made the request Friday without indicating whether it is All or Only part of the extra War costs Secretary of defense Melvin r. Laird has said could go up to $5 billion if the United states continues bombing mining and other War operations at the present Pace through the end of the year. The president indicated at his news conference thursday night he intends to continue . War operations at that Pace until Hanoi is willing to accept a cease fire and release american prisoners. A the Only Way we Are going to get our pos Back a he said a is to be doing something to them and that Means hitting military targets in North Vietnam retaining a residual Force in South Vietnam and continue the mining of the harbours of the request is for Money in addition to some $7 billion already in the presidents regular defense request for the 1973 fiscal year starting today. The president also asked an extra $700 million military Aid for Vietnam War allies for a total $3.2 billion for the fiscal year. Laird told the House appropriations committee june 5 the administration would have to ask another $3 billion for the War if american forces had to a maintain our present response to Hanoi s invasion of South Vietnam through sept. 30 and $5 billion if the Pace continued through dec. 31. Pentagon comptroller Robert a moot indicated at the time that the intensified War operations were costing a Little Over $1.5 billion in additional funds every three month Quarter. 2 dead 4 wounded in 1-85 shooting Man wounded in 1-85 shooting carried to ambulance Van in which victims were Riding is at upper right a wire photo Durham a four Durham men were charged with murder today after what Durham county sheriff Marvin Davis called an a ambush and shootout Friday evening Between North Carolina and Florida motorcycle gangs in which two floridians were killed and s i x other persons were wounded. The sheriff said the Durham based storm troopers ambushed the Miami based pagans on interstate 85 about five Miles North of Durham. The storm troopers travelling in three pickup trucks pulled around the pagans who were travelling on two motorcycles and a Van truck and forced them to Stop the sheriff related a then the shooting started a he said. A they started shooting it out right there on the Highway a a passing Motorist Johnny Burwell 63. Of it. I Franklinton was struck above the left Eye by a stray Bullet and was hospitalized at Oxford. The dead were identified As Lance a. Burger. 32, and Donald Thomas Scroggs both of Miami. The sheriff said William Gordon Lamm 31, David Kenneth Winstead. Alton Hugh Mason 21, and William d. Johnson All of Durham had been charged with murder. Davis said All Are in custody ext ept Johnson who was wounded in the shootout and treated and released at a Durham Hospital. According to the sheriff Salvatore Infantolino 24, of Miami was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and Rush Paula Roebuck 26, of Miami was charged with malicious injury to property. Miss Roebuck was one of the wounded. She was shot in the thigh and was treated and released by Duke Hospital. The other wounded persons were listed by Duke Hospital As Henry Smith 37, of Durham shot in the right wrist and left Side condition satisfactory David Morely 27, of Miami shot twice m Back condition Good and Randolph Ferguson 25, of Miami shot in the foot condition Good. Durham county deputies said the shooting occurred about 6 45 . About 40 minutes later a pickup truck was stopped five or six Miles from the scene of the shooting and three men were arrested a fourth Man was taken into custody later

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