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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 11, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Weather hot and hazy More data on 2a 92nd year a no. 193 the High Point Enterprise Call us circulation 882-1711 classified ads 885-2177 other depts. 885-2161 High Point n. C., sunday morning july la 1976 126 pages daily 13c, sunday 35c convention opens monday on Unity them democrats certain to nominate Carter by Donald m. Rothberg associated press writer new York apr Broadway gives its regards to peach tree Street this week when the democratic National convention convenes in Madison Square Garden to nominate Jimmy Carter As the party a presidential candidate. Hie Man from Plains ga., population 683, was firmly in command of the party machinery and the loyalty of a Clear majority of the More than 3,000 delegates. With Carter certain to be nominated on the first ballot wednesday night the principal item left for speculation was whom the former Georgia governor would choose for his running mate. One by one prospects journeyed to Plains and then to new York City to be interviewed by Carter and to keep alive interest in what otherwise shapes up As the dullest democratic convention in memory. There a no likelihood of a major floor fight Over seating of delegations or rules changes or the party platform. There s no threat of a walkout by southerners or a party rending fight Over Vietnam. Those Good old democratic brawls a new York 1924, Philadelphia 1948. Chicago 1968, Miami Beach 1972 a that left the party bitterly split Are Only memories. This is the year of Unity the convention of sweetness and Light where gov George c. Wallace of Alabama and Oretta King will speak from the same Rostrum As will mayor Richard j. Daley of Chicago and sen. George Mcgovern. It s also the year the democrats Hope to win Back the White House after eight years of Republican control. The convention May Lack suspense but that a a tribute to the remarkable Campaign that brought Carter from relative obscurity through the Long primary election season to Madison Square Garden with More than enough Delegate votes for a first ballot Victory there still was a likelihood that other names would be placed in nomination wednesday night. Gov Edmund g Brownjr. Of California still is technically a candidate so Are rep Morris Udall of Arizona and Ellen Mccormack of new York. It takes 1,505 votes to win the nomination and the latest associated press tally of committed delegates gave Carter More than 1,600. Brown and Udall arrived at the convention with about 300 Delegate votes each. Mrs. Mccormack who campaigned on an anti abortion platform had 8 in another departure from old style conventions the democrats have ruled out balloons and bands and endless marching and cheering demonstrations for each candidate whose name is placed in nomination. They also Are determined not to compete with the late late show i television the convention rules state that a each presidential candidate shall be allowed a total of 15 minutes time for the presentation of his or her name in nomination by a nominating speech and not More than two seconding speeches the time to run without interruption from the recognition of the party officials insist the time limitation will be strictly enforced the schedule also Calls for Conven Tion sessions to adjourn no later than Midnight. The major speech at the opening session will be jointly delivered by sen. John Glenn of Ohio the former astronaut and rep Barbara Jordan of Texas who gained National recognition two years ago during the House judiciary committee s impeachment hearings. Glenn was one of the vice presidential prospects interviewed by Carter. Others on the list were Sens. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois Edmund Muskie of Maine Walter Mondale of Minnesota Henry Jackson of see unified on 8a mrs. Dupree is acquitted Henderson. N c. A Sandra Dupree a White free will Baptist preacher s wife charged with first degree murder in the slaying of a Young Black Man was acquitted saturday by a jury which deliberated about three hours. The 34-year-old Mother of four children had pleaded self defense in the March la fatal shooting of Henry Lee Dickens 21, in the front Yard of his Scotland neck Home mrs. Dupree testified that Dickens accosted her son Mark 14, As he was Selling his newspapers and then attacked her As she came to her songs Aid the Vance county Superior court jury of la Whites and one Black which included four women received the Case saturday afternoon and returned its verdict shortly after 6 p m a subdued burst of applause greeted the verdict while mrs. Dupree sat quietly showing virtually no emotion she choked Back a sob As the jury was polled the audience made up largely of Whites Many of them members of her husbands Church gave a cheer As they emerged from the courthouse. Her husband the Rev. Harvey Dupree got in the family car with his wife three sons and baby daughter and drove off. His Only comment to a newsman was that he planned to get away with his family for a few Days of rest he declined to say where later a group of about 150 Blacks gathered in front of the courthouse As Law enforcement officers watched a Black Leader the Rev Jeremiah Webb called on the group to continue its struggle for equal Justice Webb. President of the Vance county National association for the advancement of coloured people said Quot if we Haven t got anything Worth dying for. We Haven t got anything Worth living for Quot he was greeted with shouts of Quot right on brother. Tell it Quot the Rev Leon White of Raleigh said Blacks should not be discouraged by the verdict. He said the struggle for equal Justice should continue. White is director of the North Carolina Virginia commission for racial Justice of the United Church of Christ. Milton Fitch Black attorney from Wilson who was a member of the prosecution team observed in reference to the defendant. Quot i believe there is a god upstairs who will whip her the rest of her life. This is a thing she has to live prosecution and defense attorneys presented final arguments saturday and they were followed by judge George m. Fountain who told the jury they could acquit mrs. Dupree or convict her of first degree murder second degree murder or manslaughter conviction on first degree murder would have carried a life sentence. Slander charged q. I would like very much for you to put this in action line. Where can you get a charge for a person calling you All had words when they done to know anything about you please Tell me what kind of charge you can get. Thank you. Anon woman. A. Telling an untruth Likely to injure the Good name or reputation of another person is called slander the person responsible could be subject to criminal action and the person injured May file a civil suit. Saving Energy q. Please list some does and done to on the Best Way to Cool your Home with air conditioning window fans attic fans or portable fans As there is nothing that irritates me More than for someone to turn a fan blowing in my face. Mrs. H. A homeowners who want to save Energy and Money without sacrificing Comfort will find practical help in a Booklet published by the National Bureau of standards called Quot making the most of your Energy it is available from the . Government printing office for 70 cents no c13.53 8. The advice in t the usual Quot turn off the lights or fans close the drapes Quot kind but is designed to help you find the Best combination of Energy conservation measures for Long run net savings on your Cooling and heating costs for your investment. Tables charts and a worksheet Are included to help you figure what improvements you can make and at what approximate Cost without structurally modifying the House it has information about insulation ratings moisture control insulation in attics crawlspace in exterior Walls under floor around ducts ventilation storm windows and doors weather stripping and caulking it also lists other sources of information among them a More comprehensive Book entitled Quot in the up the Chimney a for information on this write to the department of housing and Urban development Washington . 20410. American mercenary Angola executes Daniel Gearhart for answers to questions or help with a problem Call or write action line in care of the Enterprise. Every request is considered but please understand that the volume makes it impossible to answer or even acknowledge Ever one. Planting fall gardens q. I was just wondering if it was too late to Plant a late Garden and would like to know the vegetables to Plant now for fall. Thank you. Anon woman. A. Several gardeners said you could still Plant tomatoes Beans Corn greens turnips and potatoes they thought it was too late to Plant beets Cantaloupe Watermelon cucumbers Green peas and onions no hitter baseball q. Could you Tell me if a no hitter baseball game has Ever been pitched and lost at the same time in major league baseball . A sportswriter Paul Shinn looked in the record books for you and found that at least a half a dozen pitchers have thrown no hitters Only to lose in 1901 a Pitcher threw a no hitter in his first major league Start and lost a All of which goes to show that in baseball there Bomes a time when Good pitching should be traded for a run or two. Washington i a an angolan firing squad on saturday killed american mercenary Daniel Gearhart and three britons in what president Ford called an a unjustified and unwarranted in a statement issued in Newport r i., where he dined with Britain s Queen Elizabeth ii aboard the Royal yacht Britannia Ford said Quot this execution carried out in Defiance of worldwide pleas for a humane commutation of or Gearhart s sentence will make even More difficult any Steps toward the normalization of relations Between Angola and the United states a a Gearhart and the britons were executed by the firing squad saturday afternoon less than two weeks after being convicted of War crimes by a revolutionary court the angolan lews Agency Ngop reported in a Brief announcement distributed by the angolan information ministry in Lisbon Portugal Ngop said the mercenaries were executed by military police in the presence of the Justice minister the attorney general and popular organizations of the marxist popular movement for the liberation of Angola Mola that runs the country. The report said relatives of the four executed men would have eight Days to reclaim their bodies from the african nation. Inside Reading Cates week that was Maverick judge. Cac seeks new role. Page 2a editorials. Women s news. Sports. Television. Entertainment pages 13, 14, 15c obituaries. Classified. Secretary of state Henry a Kissinger gave Ford official confirmation of the executions As they flew by helicopter from Otis air Force base mass., to Newport Ford a expressed his sincerest condolences Quot to Gearhart s wife and four children in the Washington suburb of Kensington Cypress Secretary Ron Nessen told reporters. In a statement issued in Washington Kissinger said Gearhart s execution Quot can Only be regarded by the United states As a deliberately hostile act toward this country and its people Quot Quot As such it cannot help but affect adversely the development of relations Between the United states and Angola Quot Kissinger added neither Ford nor Kissinger made mention in their statements of the three British mercenaries who were executed about an hour before Ford made his announcement a state department source in Washington confirmed that the executions had taken place Gearhart 34, and the three britons were sentenced to death last month after they went to Angola to fight for pro Western factions against the victorious soviet backed forces in that african nation s civil War. Carter welcomed in new York by huge crowd in background is americana hotel his Headquarters a wire photo 3-Day toll 3,866 bloody fighting rages in Beirut and Tripoli Beirut. Lebanon a right Wing Christian soldiers a carrying Brand new arms and Riding in russian vehicles a made bloody assaults saturday on leftist positions from Beirut to Tripoli Damascus radio monitored in Nicosia Cyprus said the death toll was 3.866 for the last three Days the highest in the 15-month-old civil War that has claimed 32.000 lives by lebanese estimates Hospital officials estimated More than 200 persons were killed saturday. A prominent politician called on guerrillas who control the West half of Beirut to execute thieves on the spot to end a wave of crime flourishing in the anarchy that has followed the collapse of Lebanon scentral government christians with new american rifles drove soviet made armoured cars that had not previously been seen in Lebanon As they continued on the offensive in the North and in the capital in East Beirut several thousand Christian fighters. Behind a barrage of mortar and recoilless Rifle fire assaulted guerrillas Aud leftist moslem at Tai Zlatar. The besieged palestinian refugee Camp the defenders repelled the attack and held out for a 19th Dav Tai Zlatar once housed 20.000 refugees but most have fled the fighting. On the Northern front 55 Miles from Beirut palestinians claimed Syria had strengthened its forces bombarding the port of Tripoli Lebanon s second largest City christians attacked South and East of the palest Man leftist stronghold at the port. A fire at an american owned refinery near Sidon port in South Lebanon continued out of control. Guerrillas said the fire was set by syrian shells fired Friday night from positions just outside the City another palest Man leftist stronghold Constitution women s rights key Washington a Betty Athanasakos new head of the president s commission to observe the International women s year says Equality for women and men can to be guaranteed without a constitutional amendment. An amendment is As necessary to establish equal rights As it was for suffrage she Quot what makes us think we re going to cure All these discrimination by individual Laws if we do it with the right to vote a is Athanasakos president of the Florida women lawyers association was named by president Ford on july i to succeed Jill Ruckelshaus As presiding officer of the National commission on the Observance of International women a year. Is Ruckelshaus first presiding officer of the 35 member panel stepped Down last week at White House ceremonies in which the com Mission presented a 382-Page report and recommendations to the president on ways to eliminate inequities barring women from full participation in the nations life Congress has extended activities of the commission created in Early 1975, until Early 1979 so it can coordinate state conferences and then a National conference on women is Athanasakos will oversee much of that Effort. A daughter of immigrants from Sparta Greece she became a lawyer specializing in divorce cases in it. Lauderdale Fla her interest in women s rights began in the late 1960s when she was called upon to give a status of women report to a professional women s group and realized she did no to know what to say. She became conversant with discrimination against women then became an a to Vitis in the Effort to eliminate it. In 1969, she was named to a Federal advisory committee on women created by the department of health education and welfare she prefers the is designation in an interview she compared the fight for Equality to the fight years ago for the right of women to vote it came Only after the Constitution was interpreted to let men vote and after the 14th amendment was interpreted to let Only Black men vote she said states were free to pass Laws giving women suffrage but Many never acted she said it took a constitutional amendment to guarantee the right to vote for women she said Quot they talk about having patience Quot is Athanasakos said Quot in the meantime we be been waiting for Over 200 years and we have always taken a Back seat even when it comes to getting the right to vote and they ask a what s the hurry a a she noted backlash against the women a movement but called it Normal Quot when you try to push people into something a is Athanasakos called for adoption of the equal rights amendment which has been ratified by 34 states. Four More must ratify it by Early 1979 for it to become the 27th amendment to the Constitution it Dolores that Equality of rights under the Law shall not be denied or abridged by the United states or any state on account of sex a critics say it is unnecessary because individual discriminatory Laws can be changed they say the amendment would be too sweeping in its scope one by one state Laws Are being updated is Athanasakos said. K

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