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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 9, 1972, High Point, North Carolina New attorney general Kleindienst approved by Senate Washington a a a humbled and flattered Richard g. Kleindienst has become the nations top Law enforcement officer after a four month controversy which could set the tone for the upcoming presidential Campaign. The 64-19 Senate vote thursday approving Kleindienst a 48-year-old Phoenix ariz., lawyer As attorney general ended the longest confirmation fight for a presidential nominee in memory. Throughout the 24 Days of hearings on the nomination of Kleindienst to succeed John n. Mitchell Liberal democrats entered their attack on the administrations ties with big business a theme they Are Likely to repeat during the Falls presidential Campaign. Specifically they attempted to discredit Kleindienst a denial that he played a role in Settle ment of three antitrust suits against International Telephone amp Telegraph corp., the nations ninth largest business. Settlement of the antitrust suits was linked by columnist Jack Anderson with itts commitment of up to $400,000 to san Diego to help the City obtain this Summers Republican National convention later moved to Miami Beach. Despite grumblings that he was too conservative and had helped formulate hard nosed Justice department policies for dealing with demonstrators and dissenters Kleindienst won the Senate judiciary committees unanimous approval the first time around. Then on the Day his nomination was to be taken up by the full Senate Anderson published an interview with itt lobbyist Dita Beard and a memo purportedly written by her which connected the antitrust suit settlement with the itt commitment to san Diego. Kleindienst immediately asked that the hearings be reopened in an Effort to remove the Cloud Over his head. The committee agreed. The Liberal democrats on the panel set off on a wide ranging inquiry that took them to a Denver Hospital to question mrs. Beard and led them finally to the portals of the White House. On thursday despite 24 Days of hearings and More than 2,000 pages of testimony and exhibits the democrats attempted to have the Senate Send the nomination Back to the committee for another week of testimony. Their proposal failed 63 to 20. As soon As the two votes reached Kleindienst he told waiting newsmen in a statement a the Only thing i can say is that in a glad its Over. If i had to do it Over again i would hopefully do it the same Way i in the final vote no republicans voted against Kleindienst a confirmation while the democrats lined up 26 for the nomination and 19 against. Among democratic presidential candidates in the Senate Only sen. Henry m. Jackson voted for confirmation. Sens. George Mcgovern and Edmund Muskie voted against and sen. Hubert h. Humphrey was recorded in opposition in his pairing with sen. Howard w. Cannon d-nev., who was absent but for Kleindienst. Mcgovern position More acceptable says Carter Atlanta a. A gov. Jimmy Carter says that any candidate who wants to carry the South must win the endorsement of Alabama gov. George c. Wallace and that sen. George Mcgovern is moving toward a position More acceptable in the Region. Carter involved in a movement to deflate Mcgovern a presidential candidacy said the South Dakota senator had resolved some minor issues at the National governors conference in Houston but that several major issues remain to be settled before he wins Carters endorsement. The governor said at a news conference thursday that these included satisfactory evidence that Mcgovern will refuse first ballot support of delegates pledged and legally bound to other candidates and that he will rewrite his welfare and taxation positions. Carter actively participated in a Stop Mcgovern movement in Houston and previously had attacked the candidate As a Radical whose nomination would Cost democrats the White House and endanger other democratic candidates chances of Victory at the polls. The governor cited As Steps toward gaining Southern agreement at Houston that All states should be treated equally under the Law and his clarification of his position on prisoners of War and amnesty for draft evaders. A if hell continue to move on issues of this sort a Carter said a a he la certainly be More acceptable to the Carter said Mcgovern probably will need a n additional 250 Delegate votes for a first ballot nomination when he arrives at the convention in Miami next month. The governor those votes could come states with Many uncommitted delegates including Georgia South Carolina. Missouri and Oklahoma. Said from hearings in Atlanta democrats hear Southern views on party platform by William l. Chaze associated press writer Atlanta. A. A the democratic party holds a Daylong hearing in Dixie today to sound out Southern sentiment on drafting of the party a National platform. Georgia gov. Jimmy Carter identified with the South a new More moderate Breed of governors and sen. David Gambrel of Georgia will be among the southerners to testify. The Rev. Ralph David Abernathy a Veteran civil rights Battler and head of the Atlanta based Southern Christian leadership conference also will be heard. Abernathy announced plans thursday on the eve of the hearing to build a tent City in Miami Beach to dramatize demands to be made by the poor on the democratic National convention there next month. The hearing held in a state carried by Alabama gov. George Wallace in the 1968 presidential Campaign is fourth in a series scheduled by the democrats. The party says testimony taken at the hearings first of their kind held by the democrats will guide platform writers later this month. A diverse group of witnesses will be heard. In addition to Carter Abernathy and Gambrel they include Black educators mayors City planners and former South Carolina gov. Robert Mcnair. Gambrell plans to press for a Plank on a uniform civil rights enforcement policy for the nation. His proposal would bind democratic candidates to push for legislation setting a policy. Arp Church ends meet with memorial service Flat Rock . A the general Synod of the Asso communist party seeks signatures Charlotte a Jarvis Ryner communist party candidate for vice president says the party has 3,000 signatures of the 10,000 needed by july to get an the ballot in North Carolina. Tyner a Black was in Charlotte thursday to further the Effort. He said the party which got Only a Small number of votes in 1968, is running a serious Campaign in 1972. Gambrell appointed to the Senate last year to succeed the late sen. Richard Russell contends that the Federal government does not apply civil rights Laws uniformly throughout the nation. The hearing will be divided into morning and afternoon sess i o n s. Gambrell Carter. Abernathy and others have been invited to the afternoon session where no restrictions have been placed on topics. Thee morning session was scheduled As an examination of cities suburbs and towns As a Campaign Issue. Scheduled witnesses intrude mayors Moon Landrieu of new Orleans and patience latting of Oklahoma City. Othere witnesses include Herbert m. Franklin vice president of the National Urban coalition and William Lucy Secre tary treasurer of the american federation of state county and municipal employees. A mass transit panel was scheduled for the morning hearing. Co chairmen will be mayors Date reformed presbyterian enl White of Boston and Church wound up its 168th an kit thard Hatcher of Gary ind. Nual meeting today with a me the a noon hearing will be modal service. Chaired by rep. Walter i auntie Rev. W. P. Grier pastor Ray of Washington and sen. Of the Mooresville Arp Church Lawton Chiles of Florida was named Moderator elect in thursdays closing business session. He is in line to succeed newly installed Moderator Charles Carlisle of due West s.c., in 1973. Carlisle is a vice president of Erskine College. In other closing action a commission was created to find a Central location for various denomination offices now in Charlotte Atlanta and Rock Hill s c. The denomination has 147 churches in 12 states embracing 28,000 members. A committee also was authorized to study the possibility of building a Home for the aged. Education Bill backed by Preyer Washington a rep. Richardson Preyer a Democrat was the Only member of i the North Carolina House delegation who voted with the majority As the House passed and sent to president Nixon thursday a $21.3 billion education Bill. Voting against passage were reps. James t. Broyhill Charles r. Jonas Wilmer Mizell and Earl Ruth republicans and Roy Taylor Alton Lennon Nick Galifianakis David Henderson Walter Jones and l. H. Fountain democrats. The measure containing the strongest anti using provision Ever passed by Congress was approved 218 to 180 on a Roll Call vote. It was a strange vote with Southern conservatives and Northern liberals voting against the Bill. The Southern group believed it was too weak and the Northern group found it too Strong. The Bill would prevent for the next 18 months the carrying out of any court desegregation order until All appeals have been exhausted. Civil rights supporters attacked the provision As a heavy blow to desegregation. Many anti using members opposed it because they wanted even stronger language. Conference names Black superintendent Durham a the Rev. James h. Mccallum has become the first Black District superintendent in the history of the North Carolina United methodist conference embracing the Eastern part of the state. His appointment was announced thursday As the 56-county conference wound up its annual meeting. Mccallum pastor of Wilson Temple United methodist Church in Raleigh succeeds the Rev. J. V. Early As superintendent of the Sanford District. Early will go to Rockingham to head the conference s newly created 12th District. Mccallum a appointment by Bishop William r. Cannon of Raleigh marked his return to methodist officialdom. He served As a District superintendent in the Black Central jurisdiction of the methodist Church before the 1968 merger of the White and Black conferences. While pastor at Wilson Temple Mccallum also served As assistant to Bishop Cannon and his Cabinet of superintendents. He now will be a member of the Cabinet supervising the work of 82 churches in the Sanford District. High Point Enterprise Friday june 9, 1972 a Chicago delegates challenged Chicago apr a hearing i challenged do not conform with the to challengers Are a faction on a Challenge to the seating of rules on representation of a which has constantly con mayor Richard j. Daley and Blacks women and Young per tested for party other Chicago democrats at the sons. The regulars Many of them National party convention ended they also contend that the 59 aides and intimates of Daley with the charge that Daley a uncommitted delegates being also said the quotas imposed by challenged were part of a slate of 62 uncommitted Delegate candidates who Are party officials friends relatives or what Whalen characterized As there were 37 of the City a 50 Ward committeemen on the slates. The party reforms violated state election Laws and disenfranchised voters who did not choose Blacks women or Young persons. Cecil f. Poole a san Francisco lawyer appointed hearing officer was expected to report group violated Reform rules More flagrantly than any other in the nation. A group of to Independent democrats some of them sup porters of sen. George Mcgovern filed the Challenge with the National party a credentials committee on the the delegates contended that his findings within a few weeks grounds that the Chicago or the Challenge was precipitated to the full 150-member Creden a animation secretly slated in by political motives and that trials committee Dorset and supported Delegate candidates. Wayne Whalen a lawyer for the challengers said thursday night in summarizing three Days of hearings a the evidence shows Gross and deliberate disregard by the Chicago democrats of the rules of the democratic party. He also said the Chicago situation was a the most flagrant violation in the Davis said one witness quoted Daley As telling party leaders a they cannot Tell us How to run our another witness said she was told by a party worker that a women done to belong in the challengers contend that the Delegate slates in the eight congressional districts being g78-14 h78-14 g78-15 h78-1 5 f Price includes fed. Tax 8. Balancing k buy them at $ the tire Hurt Corner s Elm and Commerce k 883-1919 a cleared docket Miami Fla. A in a move to free testifying policemen for Street duty a circuit judge has ordered trial dockets cleared when the two political conventions come to town this summer. A this is an Effort to cooperate with the police who Are usually involved in traffic Accident and criminal cases a chief judge Marshall Wiseheart said thursday. Homes to sell you be got pm we need in list them with us phone Jay Wood today Monson Qlson Ood realtors Telephone 885-2133 132 Church a a High Point . 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