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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 31, 1974, High Point, North Carolina �?T14a High Point Enterprise wednesday july 31, 1974 wealthy congressman discovers politics exhilarated avocation Chainsaw firm judge rules reservist does t re or have to attend Active drills by Murray Olderman Oakland a to Fortney h. Stark jr., and his political ambitions watergate a just kind of put the frosting on the Pete Stark a no one Ever Calls him Fortney a is the incumbent freshman congressman from californians eighth District which in a realignment next january will become the new ninth District. As a congressman in a democratic District 62.5 per Cen with a prospectively weak Republican opponent Stark does no to feel he a going to have to do a a whole hell of a lot to get re elected in november. A a in a going to feel secure enough in the value of incumbency and the things in be been doing in my District a he says frankly. A if they done to do anything. In a not going for him personally however watergate also has its negative Side As an Issue. A was a person who is often called he says frankly a in a District that is not watergate raises this whole Issue of disclosure and honesty. It seems Only a poor Monk in ashes and sack cloth can really satisfy the the truth is Pete Stark is a millionaire. Before politics hooked him just five years ago he was known in the Bay area As the a a hippie banker of Oakland who espoused social causes and challenged such venerable institutions As the Bank of America Standard Oil of California and the United states Treasury. A woos radicals knocks headlined a front Page Wall Street journal Story about him a a a and makes a Stark sold his Security National Bank when he was elected to Congress in 1972, and the tax returns will show that he made something like three or four million dollars last year a mostly in capital gains he Points out a but he won t reveal them publicly. A i will state a he says a i Pete Stark have paid in Federal and state income taxes in excess of six figures if anybody wants to complain i done to pay his District which sprawls Over the Southern half of Oakland and into Flatland of the Bay taking in Alameda san Leandro and san Lorenzo then climbing Over the Diablo Range and spilling into the Fertile Livermore Valley a is primarily Blue Collar. The income level runs from $7,000 in the Black East Oakland ghetto to $15,000 in White suburban Pleasanton. One out of every two households has a Union member. Blacks number 15 per cent and the Chicano 12 per cent of the half million population. Their representative still finds it hard to think of himself As a Rich Man. He came to Berkeley in the mid-1950s from his native Wisconsin to do graduate work with the aim of teaching business administration he also has a degree from Mit. Bored with schooling he started an investment company branched out into savings and Loans eventually founding his Bank. At the time. Stark was a registered Republican a a vestige of living in through the Bank he met Jerry Waldie a democratic congressman from Contra Costa county where Stark had a big country Home in Danville. He did some fund raising and got involved in the 1968 push of Eugene Mccarthy for president. On Jan. I 1969, he was driving Home from skiing in the High Sierra when he heard the state senator in his District had dropped dead. Stark who had shunned a previous bid to run for the Assembly jumped into the race to fill the vacancy ran a Quick $50,000 Campaign and finished third in a 12-Man Field. He was hooked a As a Democrat. A i had done nothing More exciting in my life a he recalls. A it also left me with a taste of losing which i did no to the congressman from the old eighth District which then included Danville was fresh seafood arriving daily nil i �?Tcseflf00d Dill o Market 600 w. Green or. Pm. 883-4222 . 8-6 Friday 8-7 saturday 8-6 cold beverages 6 pack or Case 17 79 4 its 99% service 1% phone. i. Per it reliable Telephone service perhaps More than any other thing in the pattern of american life is too often taken for granted. Two kinds of service keep your Telephone working. Day after Day after Day. One parries your Calls to virtually any number anywhere. The other maintains repairs and expands Quot your Quot Telephone system. Does t it make sense then to expect the Best of either kind of service from the people who provide both kinds your Telephone it works. And works. And works. And if if does t work your Telephone company fixes it promptly. And at no additional costs. North state Telephone company Nash Point o Thom As Vii. It j Jamestown a Archdale q Randleman 17 31 4 George Miller entrenched for 14 consecutive terms and 81 years old. Stark the upstart challenged him and won the nomination in the primary and then in november 1972 won election to the House of representatives a the vote margin was 101,000 to 90,000. A i beat Nixon a Points out Stark a and i was also identified very closely with George Mcgovern who was not very popular a Charlotte no. Of a the Homelike Chainsaw manufacturing company has announced it will move corporate Headquarters next year from Byram conn., to the Charlottes Gastonia area. Homelike a division of text Ron employs 400 at Byram. It has 1,300 workers in a Plant at Latonia 20 Miles from Charlotte and about 650 at Greer Greenville county . Norfolk a. A a Sailor who charged he did no to get the technical training he was promised when recruited does not have to attend Active Reserve drills according to a Federal judges ruling monday. The government said that in 1971 a policy change required enlistees to fulfil the Reserve Drill requirement regardless of their training. And it argued it had the right to make such a change without notice. But judge John a. Mackenzie ruled the Navy cannot Force Henry Louis Ghittino or. To attend the drills. A while this court recognizes that Congress by legislation May abrogate the terms of naval Reserve enlistment contracts we do not feel that naval policy with respect to the presentations made to this specific enlisted May fairly be changed in Midstream a Mackenzie said. Ghittino a suit said that when he joined the naval Reserve in 1970 in Whitestone n.y., he signed an agreement stating that if he did not get technical training he have to attend Reserve drills after his Active duty training. But he said the Navy forced him to attend drills once each month and for a two week period each year. Mackenzie told the Navy it could take no disciplinary action against Ghittino for filing the suit. Ghittino a Mechanic at a Norfolk sports car Dealership still must serve As an inactive reservist until 1975. _ time to see we doctor when mom s feeling Low and dad s ready to go. 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