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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1974, High Point, North Carolina James Ray vows to take stand Carmichael business Mirror High Point Enterprise wednesday june 5 1974 a Nashville do my talking in the courtroom said James Earl Ray monday after the us supreme court opened the Way for a hearing on his petition for a new trial in the slaying of or Martin Luther King in going to take the stand the 41yearold Ray said from his state prison cell probably testify three or four Days but i dont particularly want to the hearing on rays plea for a new trial will be before judge Robert m Mcrae or of us District court at Memphis probably in late summer attorneys agreed monday James Earl Ray will be our chief witness at the hearing said rays Memphis attorney Robert i Livingston it will be James Earl and Percy Foreman eyeball eyeball unless Foreman chickens out then we can let the world see and hear what each of them has to say liberian gets award new York Cap Liberia president William r Tolbert or has been selected for the 1974 family of Man award by new York cites churches and business leaders the selection of Tolbert a descendant of former american slaves represents a change in the tradition of honouring Only top american figures irvings Ponder alternatives new York a Clif Ford and Edith Irving say they Are discussing alter natives to a divorce mrs Irving had said earlier she would seek a divorce the two were reunited Over the weekend after being separated for almost two years by the bars of american and Swiss jails the irvings served jail in Switzerland and the United states and he in the United states their parts in the Howard Hughes autobiography hoax the 6th us circuit court of appeals ruled Jan 29 that rays rights to due process and assistance of counsel were violated when he pleaded guilty to the assassination of the civil rights Leader at Memphis in 1969 Ray now serving a 99year sentence at the prison sub sequently began a Legal Bat the to overturn the courts sentence and asked to withdraw his guilty plea Ray now contends that Foreman his attorney at the time of his guilty plea advised him to plead guilty so in formation about the Case would be preserved for a Book about the Case if the allegations Are Cor rect the appeals court said rays lawyers not Only did not properly advise him but deliberately misled and coerced him the supreme court without comment allowed the appeals court ruling to stand monday Clearing the Way for an evidentiary hear ing before Mcrae Ray who1 is now represented by Livingston and Washington attorneys Bernard Fensterwald and James Lesar refused to meet with Livingston Mon Day after the court handed Down its ruling Livingston said his client did not want to Confer with any of his attorneys unless All of them were present the Memphis lawyer said the hearing will be confined to the manner in which Foreman handled the Case and will not concern aspects of the actual shooting of King april 4 1968 Livingston recently claimed he had been contacted by a representative of three men who said Ray was a dupe in a scheme financed by four wealthy and socially prominent men to kill King according to Livingston the intermediary is seeking immunity for three hired gunmen who now want to implicate the individuals who allegedly financed the plot it of am acacia Lodge no 674 stated communication business thurs june 6th pm Ray Anderson master 3 cd Mccrery Secretary t now you May borrow up to from household finance the things you need today Cost More than they used to that Means youre facing bigger Money needs than Ever before your Best answer to that problem is household finance pfc can now make larger Loans in the state of North Carolina Loans up to an pfc larger loan will help you get what you a better family car appliances or Home improvements if you have some Bills or instalment contracts an pfc larger loan will help you Clear them up household recommends never borrow Money needlessly but if you need a larger loan now let your nearest pfc office manager person by phone or by mail youll get More Money help from the lending company More people Trust household finance second mortgage Loans Are also available up to through household realty corporation household finance an equal Opportunity Lender High Point 106 South main Street phone 8824136 inflation Battle often futile by John Cunniff a business analyst new York a the Anchovy a major source of protein meal for livestock feed disappeared from the Waters off Peru it forced cattle raisers to depend More on soybeans which Rose in Price forcing up beef prices belatedly recognizing their enormous marketing Power the nations of the Mideast arbitrarily raised their Oil prices thus driving up the prices of countless products whose manufacture depends on Energy crop failures developed in the soviet Union Australia China and Southeast Asia and drought plagued huge portions of Africa enormous demands for us grains the first graded Road in Canada a military Road connecting Digby Cape and port Royal is was built by Champlain in 1606 resulted and prices for food Rose everywhere the worlds underprivileged nations sought to raise their living standards by introducing greater variety and More protein into their diets this added to demands on available Foo supplies in response prices Rose these factors Are part of the incredibly Complex inflation problem that every american must Deal with today its not Only individual citizens who Are appalled by the immensity of the problem government is too too what can Washington do about anchovies that change their living habits perhaps in response to Little understood changes in Ocean currents can it prevent drought or excessive rain or keep the underprivileged deprived the futility of the inflation Battle is found in the statistics gathered by the organization for economic cooperation and development made up of More than 20 of the worlds leading trading nations they show an annual rate of inflation in Greece of 334 per cent through March in the same period Portugal and Iceland also had an inflation rate of a least 30 per cent in Japan prices Rose 24 per cent in the United states 102 assuming that 1970 prices equal 100 the spot Price of Wool at Sydney Australia reached an Index of 344 in 1973 and is Only slightly below that figure now carib bean sugar at the port of new York was at an Index of 530 in april us wheat at Kansas City reached 242 in 1973 and was 280 in mid april Ghana Cocoa reached 187 at new York last year and was 345 in mid april London Zinc leaped to 287 last year and almost doubled that to 535 in april Are there other factors involved in such increases the Recd maintains that the Price surges Are exacerbated by speculation by the philosophy of buy now because youll have to pay More tomorrow while recognizing the growing dangers of inflationary imbalances there int one of the worlds trading nations that can implement a master plan to protect itself that at least has been the record Security guards with two Way radius door seels and nightwatchman decks i you business Home and property will Kultti 24 hours per Day Davis patrol watchman service 126 n main High Point no Coll 8864025 we fill any doctors prescription for glasses a Complete optical service repairs duplications off Street parking p Lee cock Ceram Robert l Howan Cockerham Howan dispensing opticians 527 North main Call 8875194 first citizens Bank o i i the new landmark where you can Bank the can do Way in downtown High Point we now serve you from our downtown office in the new first citizens Bank Plaza which faces both main and Wrenn streets at High Street in the heart of downtown High Point come by soon youll find every facility to make your banking prompt Complete and always pleasant and meet the people who bring you can do banking first citizens that full service banking plus our can do extras you will find that we Are dedicated to the idea of helping you get the most out of 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