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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Gop pays too much Ford aides decide Washington a top aides of vice president Gerald r. Ford reviewing the mounting expenses of his Cross country travels have decided the Republican National committee has been paying More of the Cost than is fair. From now on they say the gop will Only pick up the Tab for that portion of a trip directly related to politics. In the past the party has paid for All of any trip that included a political appearance. When Ford flew last month to the air Force Academy in Colorado Springs colo., then stopped at a gop fundraiser in Columbus Ohio on the Way Home the party paid for the whole thing the aides say. Fords Basic policy is that the government pays for official trips speeches to organizations dedications of hospitals or dams and speeches to Legislatures. The party pays for political trips and picks up the Tab for his staff on rest stops. An examination of Fords Bills and receipts made available to the associated press by press Secretary Paul Miltich confirms that the gop committee has picked up thousands of dollars in costs Over the past few Border Belt prices show slight decline Raleigh . Apr unofficial reports showed tobacco prices declined slightly in the Border North Carolina South Carolina area tuesday. With six of the to markets open tuesday reporting the area average was 19 cents lower than mondays average of $81.78 per Hundred pounds. The Federal state Market news in Florence s.c., reported tuesdays incomplete average to be $81.59 per Hundred. The tobacco office reported lugs and priming were up about $1 per Hundred pounds on most markets in the area but the Quality of offerings was lower. The office reported less Good and fair Grade priming offered and More Low. Mondays average was $1.37 lower than the opening sales last year. The Low prices continued to bring complaints from Farmers As Well As comments from North Carolina agriculture commissioner Jim Graham and atty. Gen. Robert Morgan. Graham in a prepared release tuesday said he shared the disappointment of growers Over opening prices but urged them to adopt a a wait and see attitude. Officials had predicted an a average of nearly $90. A i share this Dis appointment a a Graham said. A this years crop has been the most expensive one our Farmers have Ever produced and they must receive higher prices for their sales if they Are to realize any profit for opening Day Market this year. This once again vividly illustrates the value of the tobacco support later tuesday Morgan who is the democratic can. Dilate for the . Senate in november selection blamed Low prices on the National administration. A this is not the first time that Secretary of agriculture Earl Butz has acted to penalize the Small Farmer a Morgan said in a news release. A the actions of the department of agriculture which raised quotas by to per cent this year against the advice and wishes of Farmers is most certainly a major contributing Factor in this a growers who see their tobacco Selling for less than they expected and who had to pay inflated prices for fertilizer and other materials needed to grow their crops should place the blame where it belongs a on the . Department of agriculture and the big business policies of the National administration a Morgan said. Months beyond those from strictly political ventures. A the Basic Rule was that if any Stop on a trip was political the trip was political a says l. William Seidman Fords assistant for management. A we wanted to make sure the government did no to pay for anything but Seidman who has been in charge of making Fords vice presidential operation More efficient discovered that the National committee was often paying the Cost but not getting any reimbursement. In a five Day mid May trip to Hawaii the committee paid the entire $40,860 Cost of a presidential Jet on a trip that included six appearances two political in Honolulu two vacation Days on the Island of Hawaii where Ford paid for his room and two political appearances in Tacoma Wash. Each of the dozen travelling newsmen paid the Standard first class fare $874. However the $10,000 that was collected went to the Treasury rather than to reimburse a portion of the $40,000 paid by the republicans. Two Days later Ford went to new York to be honoured As a father of the year a then spoke at Republican rallies in Wilmington del., on his Way Back to Washington. The committee paid the entire Cost of the plane $1,277, plus $99 in incidental expenses. The $103 paid by each reporter went to the Treasury. Under the revised system the republicans would have paid the round trip Cost from Washington to Wilmington and the government would have paid the rest. 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The Issue in the trial revolves around when Reinecke talked to former atty. Gen. John n. Mitchell about a pledge of financial support that a subsidiary of International Telephone and Telegraph corp. Made to the 1972 Republican National convention. The two count perjury indictment deals with his testimony on april 19, 1972, during Senate judiciary committee hearings on the nomination of Richard g. Kleindienst to be attorney general. Reinecke is charged with lying when he testified that he did not discuss the convention with Mitchell until after an antitrust Case was settled out of court by the Justice department and itt. As a general Rule Opportunity knocks but with Many a june Bride it comes with a ring. High Point Enterprise wednesday july 17,1974 Earl Butz declares 7a Farmers getting higher prices by Jeffrey Mills associated press writer Washington Apas Congress nears passage of legislation to Aid cattlemen with government backed Loans agriculture Secretary Earl l. Butz says prices Farmers receive for meat and other products Are coming Back up. Consumers will begin to feel the increases in meat and other livestock prices soon Butz told a White House news conference tuesday. Butz said farm prices have turned up from the plunge that began last Winter and that this would be reflected in wholesale Price Index figures to be released next month by the Bureau of labor statistics. He said the increases will result in a some very Adverse a publicity about farm prices contributing to inflation. As the prices received by cattlemen approached their Low Point last month the cattlemen began to withhold their beef from Market. They convinced the Federal government to help with a $100 million Purchase of beef and pork designed to give livestock producers a Short term boost and to persuade Consumers that meat was a Good buy. With a prod from the government the National association of food chains Nixon aides got list assuring no harassment of supporters Washington a tax audit results sent to the White House to justify an internal Revenue service investigation of actor John Wayne show repeated assessments of up to $462,312 for Back taxes against seven other entertainers. The list was prepared by the irs in 1971 to convince aides of president Nixon that tax collectors were not harassing Wayne a political supporter of Nixon. The list was made Public on tuesday As evidence in the House judiciary committees impeachment investigation. Memos and testimony from former White House investigator John j. Caufield said the material was prepared by Vernon Acree then an irs assistant commissioner. Caufield gave the list on oct. 6,1971, to John w. Dean Iii then White House counsel. The information showed Wayne had been assessed $237,331 in taxes for 1966, $7,-396 for 1965 and $6,389 for 1964 and was under audit for the years 1967-69 As Well As a re audit for 1966. Caufield said Acree compiled information on other entertainers plus California gov. Ronald Reagan a former actor who were considered to be in a roughly similar financial situation to Wayne. Others assessed for one or More years included Richard Boone Sammy Davis or. Jerry Lewis Peter Lawford Fred Macmurray Gary Morton and Lucille Ball and Frank Sinatra. Recently urged its members retail stores a to feature sales on beef to encourage Consumers to buy thus helping to move the cattle Supply to Market. Now that that meat has been sold priced Are starting to Rise again. But in the meantime cattlemen had urged Congress to save them from bankruptcy. And this resulted in tuesdays House passage of the credit Relief Bill. The measure now comes at a time when Market conditions already Are beginning to provide the Industry some Relief. The House where Urban oriented opposition grew stronger after the july fourth recess passed the Bill by a 210-204 vote. The Bill provides for partial government guarantees of privately made Loans to livestock breeders raisers fasteners and marketers. The Senate approved its version june 24 by an 82-9 vote after 20 minutes floor debate. The Bills now go to a House Senate conference to resolve their differences. Butz has said he would recommend a veto if the program As finally passed does not give him sufficient control Over the Loans to be guaranteed. Reporters would be divided. A a a a a a a life seem a hopeless give us a Call. A phone us the 882-8121 cassette recorder 21&Quot 14000-Btu unit i Whirlpool deluxe 18000 Btu a our Reg. 26.74 4 Days Only discount Price 4 Days Only be portable recorder features end of tape shut off slide a Matic to bar control. 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