High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 18 1976, Page 78

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaIda High Point Enterprise sunday july 18. 1976 Lockheed Fra delinquent executives watching drugs can Kelley control Bureau Fri firing tip of iceberg by Janet sta1har associated press writer Washington a the food and drug administration is not properly monitoring new drug tests to protect the general Public and human test subjects from severe Side effects a study said saturday the u s general accounting office the watchdog Agency of Congress made the accuse Carter s from Page 1a Mideast platform As set Forth in the policy committee s report Kabbani acted on behalf of his h colleagues who a syrian Diplomat said had been shocked at what he called the Lack of balance in the democrats program a libyan diploid and said democratic policy for the Mideast has been shaped deliberately to win the big jewish vote the official went on in the United slates where Money is everything the influence of the jews in politics is great but we Hope the democrats will remember there can be no peace in the area until and unless the Palestine problem is settled israeli officials declined All foment on the democratic approach to Mideast matters but it s known ambassador Simcha Ditz attended the Conven Tion and has been in personal touch with leading party figures including Carter himself sen Walter f men Dale Damn in his speech accepting the vice presiden tial nomination thursday night praised the israeli Rescue of Hijack hostages from Uganda on july 4 As bold and daring and Carter has identified himself with constant israeli Calls Tor world action to secure the Freedom of the skies from hijackers diplomats representing Allied european countries viewing Carter s approach to International issues Overall have been heartened by his emphasis on the need for american european japanese Unity they said it fits exactly into their own endeavours for an interlocking program designed to stabilize relations with the communist world to help and work with the primary producing countries and to beat the twin challenges of unemployment and inflation officials of countries in the Western hemisphere in both the americas and the Caribbean also professed satisfaction what they Lake to be Carter s High in Terest in Remus rating us in their Region they reported the democratic Leader has set up a panel of experts to produce recommendations for a More Active u s role from northernmost Canada to southernmost Argentina when Queen Elizabeth 11 made her state Here earlier this month the foreign office Basing itself on a British embassy assessment prepared a Brief Loi her which suggested Carter would be uie Likely Winner of the nov 2 election baning some unforeseen developments which could it upset his Campaign thai tentative British View based in part on pollsters findings seems to be general shared among the diplomats interviewed lion in an 85-Page report which called for better Fra regulation of new drug testing the Federal food drug and cosmetic act and the Fra s regulations require the Agency to closely control the human testing of new drugs and to approve a new drug for safety and Efficacy before it is placed in the interstate Market poorly conducted clinical investigations unnecessarily expose human subjects to potential hazards and could result in the Fra s approving a drug for marketing on the basis of inaccurate and unreliable data the Gao said it added to prevent this the Agency must Monitor the performance of clinical investigations such reviews however have been limited to satisfy Fra requirements for safety and Efficacy the sponsor of a new drug must among other things clinically test the drug under closely controlled circumstances the Gao said that at any time about drug investigations Are in Progress involving about investigators and tens of thousands of human subjects it said Between 600 and new applications to test new drugs Are filed each year the Gao said Fra s system of new drug Regula Tion depends heavily on the accuracy of the data submitted by the sponsors these generally Are drug manufacturers private and government institutions or agencies or physicians Tokyo a two officials of the japanese supreme court left for California on saturday to help break a Legal impasse blocking the questioning of a former Lockheed aircraft corp executive in the mul million Dollar Lockheed payoff scandal Lockheed has admitted spending million in Japan to promote sales of its air Craft Lockheed executives have said at least million of that went to japanese government officials a u s District court judge in los Angeles Warren Ferguson has allowed japanese and american prosecutors to question top Lockheed officials under oath however he has ordered the testimony kept secret until a Carl Kotchian former Lockheed vice president a h Eliot former Lockheed marketing executive and j w clutter former head of the firm s far Eastern operations Are Given Complete immunity from prosecution in japanese courts Ferguson has said he will accept a guarantee of immunity Only from the japanese supreme court there is no concept of immunity in the japanese Legal system but authorities Here Are reportedly considering making an exception to facilitate investigation of the payoffs japanese supreme court judge Yoshio Okada and assistant judge Yukio honome will Confer with Ferguson on the question then return to Tokyo where a decision on immunity will be made by the supreme court spaniards hear of Reform plan by Fenton Wheeler associated press writer Madrid Spain a Premier Adolfo Suarez issued a declaration of policy saturday indicating the government will take its program of democratic Reform and amnesty directly to the Spanish people bypassing the ultraconservative parliament share declaration included a proposal that King Juan Carlos declare a general amnesty for All political prisoners except those convicted of terrorism Carlos was expected to declare the amnesty july 25 Spain s Patron Saint s Day the government expresses clearly its conviction that sovereignty resides with the people the statement said adding that the govern ment was submitting to the decisions of the nation questions that Are related to constitutional Reform and to celebrate general elections Belore june 30 1977 no Date for the referendum was Sei Suarez won approval for the amnesty and referendum in a 7 a hour meeting with his new Cabinet which ended Early morning King Juan Carlos appointed Suarez on july 3 to succeed Lormer Premier Carlos Arias Navarro because the King loll Anas was not moving last enough to liberalize spam s political system political and government sources pointed out that the statement omitted any reference to the parliament or Cortes which has resisted uie reforms being pushed by Suarez and the King most members of the Cortes were appointed by Gen Francisco Franco before the dictator s death last year while approving some Reform measures including legalization of political activity for the first time in 40 years the Cortes has opposed constitutional Reform one of the proposed reforms would abolish the parliament replacing it with a iwo House elected legislature an a news special by Margaret Gentry associated press writer Washington a director Clarence m Kelley s dismissal of his top assistant in the Fri Marks his first Sharp response to one of two separate investigations by the Justice department that could be More devastating than re cent congressional inquiries the congressional probes brought headlines about abuses in the past during the Davs of the late director j Edgar Hoover but at least one of the Justice depart ment investigations raises the possibility of criminal charges in the present and both have raised questions about Kelley s ability to control the Bureau in a decision reached on a sickbed at Bethesda naval Hospital Kelley fired associate director Nicholas p Callahan on Friday night despite Kelley s own re cent declaration that i have no suspicions about him Kelley is in the Hospital for treatment of a painful Back ailment Callahan 62 and an Fri agent for 41 years became a target of one of the two Justice department investigations this probe began after allegations of financial kickbacks in the Fri s Purchase of electronic eavesdropping equipment however the investigation grew beyond kickbacks and began to involve abuses of Power department and Fri sources said they said Callahan was not implicated in financial wrongdoing it s not a financial corruption thing at All one investigator said other sources said allegations against Callahan involve abuses of Power but they refused to say what those abuses might be attempts to reach Callahan were unsuccessful the announcement of Dis Missal said director Keller declined to discuss the matter because of the continuing investigations of various allegations concern ing former and present officials and personnel of the Federal Bureau of investigation Callahan one of the Bureau s old hands from its Hoover Days had been Eligi ble Tor retirement for several years but Kelley fired him without allowing him to retire the Fri said it does not know what Impact this will have on his pension Justice department spokesman Robert Havel said atty Gen Edward h Levi was aware of Callahan s dismissal and concurred in it accounts provided by other sources showed that Levi was hardly a Mere Spectator it was Clear Kelley conferred often with Levi who has been pushing the investigation the probe is be ing handled through the department s office of professional responsibility which reports directly to Levi the suggestion was not that Levi forced Kelley to take the action but that the two agreed Callahan had to go the second Justice depart ment investigation is being handled by the civil rights division it is looking into Fri burglaries during the past five years to determine whether criminal charges should be brought against agents or officials for violating civil rights sources familiar with the Case have said Kelley is concerned that the burglary investigation raises doubts about has credibility and control of the Bureau Kelley has said in the past that no burglaries were con ducted in the course of Fri work since the mid-1960s but he acknowledged recently that some burglaries were conducted As late As april 1973 three months before he took office he said his earlier state ment was based on the Best information that had been Here s something every Man should know women arrange two thirds of All funerals to make sure your wife does t face 44 different decisions alone would t it be better for you to Moke them together now7 with one of our experienced Counselor to help you plan in Advance you know everything will be done As you wish by people who care mail the Coupon below to Day and be sure once and for All Guilford memorial Park 5900 High Point re Greensboro n c 27407 phone. 454-2013 please Supply me without obligation Complete forma Tion on pre need arrangements and a copy of the emergency guide and record Book name address City state phone. A p hair care Art Quality warm atmosphere 9 of mean shampoo is the Only Salon in town giving you full service for your hair and Scalp. Mary Jane Dagenhart Lucille Coiner Debbie Lewis John Anthony hair stylist creators special for this week Only we give you the Opportunity to Analyse your hair. Ruby specializing in flair care through an electronic machine analysis your special Headquarters for Redden products 882-2319 239 n. Elm St. Free parking 882-2623 provided to him at the time and that he had not been told then of any of the other burglaries Kelley s problems Are aggravated Between new hand old hand differences within the Bureau after months of criticism from members of Congress and others he issued a Public apology for the Fri s fast misdeeds in its intelligence gathering operations that put him under fire from old line Hoover sup porters on the other hand Kelley s Reliance on Callahan whom he appointed associate director drought him criticism from those saying he was relying too much on old Hoover hands some suggested that Callahan in league with other now retired Hoover hands held the real Power to make matters worse Keuhey has been threatened recently with contempt of court b Federal judges in new York City and Cedar rapids Iowa he avoided the Cedar rapids threat by testifying for several hours in the trial of two indians charged with killing two Fri agents Bureau morale plummeted when the indians were acquitted the new York contempt citation is threatened in a multimillion Dollar socialist workers party lawsuit against government agencies charging the Fri with illegal harassment of its political activities the judge is holding the question of contempt in abeyance until the Fri turns Over More information about us activities Only a Short time ago Fri officials were allowing themselves to indulge in the Wishful thinking that the Bureau s troubles had ended with the congressional investigations one agent said i think the worst is past and maybe people will Start talking about Uhal the Fri is doing now nol what happened in the old Day greeting cards for All occasions you too can be a Winner by giving blood next tues. July 20th Bloodmobile f 11 . Til . Westchester mall the very special Way to remember Mann drug stores sooner than you realize. You la be ready for a new Home. And we re ready with a Home loan. Now. Equal housing Lender ont use our drive in window or pork free in our big lot1 Call 883-4116 700 North main e7 186

Search all High Point, North Carolina newspaper archives

Explore other publications from High Point, North Carolina

All newspaper archives for July 18, 1976

Browse