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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 20, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Would to it again Ford defends Nixon Pardon u a Washington of president Ford says he was right to Pardon Kichard Nixon in the Wake of the watergate scandals and that the voters will deride if the Pardon should be a Campaign Issue Ford was Jovial talking like he had the nomination of his party sewed up As he held a news conference on the White House Lawn monday. Tut Nixon s name and the word watergate kept popping up both at the Newn conference and at the nearby offices of the Al Cio which cited the Pardon As one reason in explaining Why the labor federation will support democratic nominee Jimmy Tarter Over Ford pressed by reporters. Ford said his decision to Pardon Nixon was Best for the nation and he added. I would do it again democrats have raised the Pardon and the memory of the watergate scandals in launching their Campaign to take the White House Kona id Reagan last w Eek Richard Nixon condemned the watergate comments made at the democratic National convention As a brutal he also said. However that the Pardon could Hurt republicans in the fall if Ford is the party s nominee hut Ford indicated it would be the voters who would us Fie raid Ford on innately pass judgment his Pardon a of Nixon i think the american peo pie will make the decision not me. Myself whether it will be an Issue or not Ford said a i derided to Grant Pardon in the National Terest at that time. The in the 4-h Camp closes doors after sniper shooting Rocky mount a a sniper shots that pierced the lid of a baseball Cap being worn by a girl Counselor at a 4-h Camp on Smith Mountain i Ake sunday night compelled police to close Down the Camp the sniping incident followed a 2 a Weck loves to Gatior by the Franklin county sheriff s department into reports of animal mutilation. Sheriff w y Overton said monday rut it was the sunday night incident that forced authorities to evacuate approximately 350 children from the West Central 4-h educational Center at Wirt the sheriff said had it not been for the fact that most of the children were bedded Down by the time police heard of the hooting Foster said. The youths would have been removed from the Camp immediately instead he said. Some 20 officers including state troopers patrolled the Camp during the night and the children were removed monday morning Overton said the girl Counselor escaped injury in tile sniping incident but that there were two Small Bullet holes in the turned up brim of her Cap he would not identify the girl one camper. Who preferred not to be identified said the holes in the Counselor s baseball Cap could have been covered by a Quarter the camper said the area looked like an armed campy night meanwhile. Overton said his department has been Wall Bing the Camp recently Ever fince animals used in Hie animal science classes at the Camp began to show up dead and mutilated. He said several Small rabbits were found with their Heads Cut Oil and their in arts Cut out the latest incident. Overton said involved a in the weather v Mem amp mostly sunny the forecast for North Carolina for today and tomorrow Calls for mostly sunny skies with the High temperature across the state in the 80s forecast North Carolina mostly sunny today except for some cloudiness in tile Southeast sections highs today in the 70s mountains and 80s elsewhere. Fair tonight with increasing cloudiness from the West on wednesday. Chance of thundershowers in the mountains on wednesday. Lows tonight 50s mountains to near 70 along the coast highs wednesday in 70s mountains to near 90 Southeast. South Carolina partly Cloudy and continued rather warm through wednesday with scattered thundershowers mainly along the coast this afternoon and evening High both Days in the mid 90s Over the midlands and around 90 elsewhere Low tonight around 70 similarly in the triad area sunny skies and warm temperatures Are expected the High should be in the mid to upper 80s with the Low tonight in the Low to mid 60s probability of rain is to per cent today and tonight 20 per cent wednesday Tami Erato mks 24 hours hiding h a m. Kim station la i. I la a i Asheville tidy 78 of n Augusta Clr 92 7 i Charleston p r 85 71 Charlotte Clr 84 by Columbia Clr 88 71 Greensboro Clr 84 65 j cloy 87 68 Raleigh Clr 90 b4 Savannah p e. He 74 Wilmington Cir 85 69 3-Day for pc ast North Carolina extended Outlook for North Carolina thursday through saturday partly Cloudy glance of thundershowers West portion state thursday Over slate Friday and saturday highs mid to upper 80s lows 60s except lower 70s coastal sections meet a Good Man Jim Morgan Democrat for n c. House an outstanding High Point civic and Community Leader an Able attorney a dedicated Church and family Man seeks your support in the August i 7 democratic primary Prue o of to in lot Hoos comm Naa a i Moon to or chairman horse that was injured. Rut i said it was t known monday whether the horse injured itself or not Overton said he Hast made any arrests in the Case but that he Haas two men assigned full time to the investigation he also said he could i comment on a report that following the sunday night sniping incident a copy of time Magazine was found with certain words circled on its pages to convey a warning the unidentified camper reported that the warning in the Magazine said somebody was going to he next something to that effect. Collegians fighting Woods fires Asheville it a it once there was a time when a Man who needed a Job could get it by setting a. Fire and then hiring on to tight the tire says regional forester Hank Plotkin rut recruiting volunteers from colleges and universities in Western North Carolina included coeds a Lias ended that Quot those Young Guys Are in Good shape and raring to go they get out there and fight a tire on pure guts and they hang in there Plotkin said they Are not All Guys forester Eugene Hayes said some coeds have done their share a i was out All night with one unit that included Throe a College men and two girls he said in a Telephone interview monday Plotkin said North Carolina forestry service Crews have fought 900 Western North Carolina Forest fires since january. Many of them during the unusual april dry spell he estimates that two thirds of those tires were deliberately set. Often As retaliation St some government United states was faced with serious economic problems and we were still involved in a Long and difficult War in Southeast Asia we could not he involved in the Nixon matter and concentrate fully on the More important matters i decided in the National interest. I would do it again. Ford also said he has sent Congress new watergate Reform legislation a which would further Advance our efforts to restore Public Confidence in the integrity of All three branches of the Federal government Quot Ford said he did t like a Senate watergate Reform Bill because it would allow Federal judges to appoint special prosecutors to investigate wrongdoing by government officials without the president s approval. Ford s plan Calls for a permanent special prosecutor to be appointed by the president he said such a prosecutor could not be fired except a for extraordinary improprieties Henderson curfew ends quietly Henderson a a curfew brought on by Frieborn brigs and vandalism expired monday night and police said All was peaceful the curfew began thursday night after violence followed the acquittal the previous saturday of Sandra a spree. A White minister s wife charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Black Man in their Hometown of Scotland neck she said he had attacked her and her 14-year-old son who was Selling newspapers the trial was moved to Henderson on defense contentions of pretrial publicity and racial tension in Scotland neck City manager Melvin Holmes said of the disturbances. Quot its most unfortunate a the characters in this Case were from somewhere else. Too Miles away Quot he said police suspect t a a hardcore group of teen aged hoodlums the curfew prohibited travel Between 9 p in and 6 . Except for emergencies it also prohibited Sale of Beer and wine and Possession of the beverages in Public places and Possession of harms or explosives in Public at Scotland neck officials said six Blacks were arrested sunday and charged in the or bombing it a grocery and of a 1.200-Gailon Tanker truck Jaguar Loose near Pittsboro Pittsboro a Jungle prey is being stalked in the Pine Woods of Chatham county carbine wielding sheriff s deputies game wardens Forest rangers and volunteers there Are Hunting a 2tk4pound Jaguar that had escaped from a private zoo near Pittsboro sunday morning the Jaguar s owner. I it a Michael Bleyman. Has said the female cat is not believed to be a Man eater unless provoked a she has never killed a living Bleyman said monday. A but if someone tries to pen her up or backs her into a Comer or tries to Rescue a pet she has attacked Well there could be some danger involved a a the Jaguar s mate escaped with her sunday but was quickly captured the search for the big cat was aided by a n c Highway patrol helicopter but when night Tell on the area monday. The Jaguar was still at Large an area resident Christine Mitchell saw the rat from her Back door Quot i was sort of scared but that thing is so pretty i was t too scared i was too Busy looking it froze when i came out. But when the Back door slammed it took off a Chatham residents have begun a petition drive telling the sheriff s department that if they spot the cat. They will shoot her but Bleyman who is associated wit to the privately owned carnivore evolution research Institute near Pittsboro Hopes to organize a search party of trained dogs to recapture the big cat he keeps 12 tigers a Leopard three Lions and the two jaguars on his farm High Point e flu immunization Ford pledges to save plan tuesday july 20. 176 3a Washington a president Ford pledged to save the troubled Swine flu immunization program As a House pane seeking a Wax out of the Legal impasse which threatens the mass inoculation plan called for a full report today from top Federal health officials rep Paul Rogers whose House Commerce subcommittee talked at administration proposals to have the government assume some responsibility for insuring drug manufacturers sum noned department of health. Education and welfare officials to testify hew Secretary David Mathews said monday that manufacturers of the vaccine reported they had been unable to obtain adequate insurance to cover their participation in the administration program a without this Protection they say they can not sign contracts to sell vaccine to the Public health service for use in the program Mathews said Ford said monday. Quot we re going to find a Way. Either with or without the support of ingress to carry out this program he did not say How he would solve the problem Between the drug companies and insurers who say they can afford the risk of insuring immunization of the entire american population Mathews and others involved have said repeatedly that tile vaccine is Safe and effective the drug com panics say they Are willing to accept responsibility for the purity of their product but that they want to be protected against nuisance suits. We re not giving up in our efforts to make vaccine Protection against Swine influenza available of the american Mathews said a a if this liability can be resolved this week to the extent that the tour manufacturers can sign contracts we shill be Able to begin providing vaccine to the Public by mid september Rogers. A Fla. Said at a preliminary session of his subcommittee monday that some 95 million doses of the vaccine Are available a in Hulk hut not broken Down into doses he called a hearing on Short notice following Media reports that there had been some 300 flu deaths in Australia and new zealand plus scattered cases in the Philippines and Taiwan these reports have not been Rogers said Australia s leading flu expert or Graham Leaver of the John Curtin school of medical research in Canberra. Said today there had been no cases of Swine flu in his country and or knew of none in new Zea land free estimates phone 882-0722 Marsh Kitchen s inc r buy the snapper. 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