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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 16, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Eal admits Congress says liability for crash Charlotte a Eastern airlines has admitted it is responsible for the fiery crash of one of its jetliners near Charlotte in which 72 of the 82 aboard died. Its believed the first Public admission by Eastern of responsibility for the crash 18 months ago. It was made monday at the Start of the civil suit for $5 million damages by the widow and four children of rear adm. Charles Ward Cummings 51, of Lajolla Calif. Mrs. Cummings and the children were in the courtroom. Judge James to. Mcmillan told jurors in . District court that attorneys for Eastern and for the plaintiffs had agreed that a Eastern is legally liable for the crash itself. They have admitted there was fault in the operation of the Warren c. Stack Charlotte lawyer representing mrs. Cummings will attempt to prove that the airline was negligent in the operation of the flight and should also be assessed punitive damages. Any damages would be divided among mrs. Cummings and plaintiffs in any later suits. The flight had originated at Charleston s.c., and there were to be stops at Charlotte and Chicago. The plane crashed while making a Landing approach to Douglas municipal Airport in Charlotte. Stack told the jury the pilots a violated at least 14 Federal rules or Eastern rules or employee handbook rules. Any acts of omission by capt. James Reeves or first officer James Daniels or both Are binding on Eastern. A both of them deviated horribly from the requirements of their Job and flew this thing into the ground a John Golding attorney for Eastern said a everything about this flight was they the Crew made a mistake about the he said they were flying too Low but that the crash was due to an unusual series of circumstances that Eastern should not be punished for. The runway was changed at the last minute to one with less sophisticated Landing equipment the air traffic controllers did not notice the plane s Low Altitude and Patchy ground fog contributed to the crash he said. Two witnesses were presented by the plaintiffs. One a Pilot for a charter service said he landed on the same runway minutes before the crash a and had no trouble finding the runway and Landing the the other one of the survivors said he a could see the ground until the crash. It was quite obvious a president s budget May slow recovery Washington a president Fords budget proposals could slow Down the a quite Strong economic recovery and boost the nations unemployment the congressional budget office says. At hearings monday before House and Senate budget panels Congress budget office said the Outlook this year is for Quot fairly substantial economic recovery but that if Fords proposed budget is adopted without changes the Economy will drag somewhat in 1977. The office gave the panels a report on Fords proposals and outlined alternatives on spending and taxes for fiscal 1977, which begins this oct. I under its new budget Law Congress faces a May 15 deadline to come up with targets for spending Revenue and deficits the report said the main Issue Congress must face a is striking a balance Between the stimulus the Economy must have if it is to continue its recovery and the restraint needed to avoid rekindling High rates of budget office director Alice Rivlin said economic restraint proposed by Ford could mean an unemployment rate at the end of 1977 that is six tenths of i per cent higher a an increase of 500, Alice Rivlin too unemployed a than would exist under a a current policy budget the a current policy a budget used by the congressional budget office As a base from which to judge alternative budgets continues current Federal programs with adjustments for projected inflation and population growth. Under that budget the office estimated spending would be Between $419 billion to $425 billion and the deficit would Range Between $55 billion to $65 billion depending on the strength of recovery. Ford s budget pro warning shot fired at Palace Beirut Lebanon a army forces opposed to president Suleiman Franjieh said they fired a warning artillery shot at the Hilltop presidential Palace today As the Christian president tried to negotiate a face saving Way of meeting demands that he resign. A we Only fired one round of artillery at his Palace this morning a said it. Ahmed Alkhatib whose Force of moslem deserters from the regular army has taken Over army garrisons in Many parts of Lebanon. Quot it was just a warning just to make his Knees Khatib did not say whether the shot hit the Palace and there was no confirmation of his claim from the Palace or the office of Brig. Aziz Ahdab. The commander of the Beirut Garrison who proclaimed himself provisional military governor of Lebanon last thursday and demanded Franjieh s resignation. Khatib and col. Raoul a mad the commander of the it. Lebanon area joined forces with Ahdab monday the Best Deal since the25c gallon of gasoline a Fri gift values up to $95.00 can be yours for buying Carrier Central air conditioning Fry Bur Home. A a pop a i. A a a for a three prong Advance toward the presidential Palace four Miles East of Beirut. But palestinian guerrillas of the pro syrian Saida organization blocked part of the Advance amid reports that president Hafez Assad of Syria was backing efforts to arrange a peaceful exit for Franjieh. Poses $394 billion in spending and a $43-billion deficit. Under Fords budget the Gross National product by late 1977 would be 1.5 per cent lower than it would be under the a current policy budget the report said. The Gnu roughly measures the value of All goods and services produced in the country. The office said further that Ford s budget a would probably have Little Short run effect on inflation a but after two or three years might yield an inflation rate three tenths of i per cent lower than current policies would produce. Or. Rivlin briefing reporters on the study said her staff economists Are optimistic about the course of the Economy. A clearly a quite Strong recovery is in Progress a she said. The report estimated unemployment which was 8.5 per cent in the last Quarter of 1975, would Range Between 7 and 7.5 per cent by the end of 1976 and Between 6.4 to 6.9 per cent by the end of 1977 if the a current policy budget were Law. The consumer Price Index a measure of inflation under the a current policy budget could go from 166 at the end of 1975 to from 174 to 177 a year later and to 183 to 188 by the end of 1977. On this scale the 1967 consumer Price level is too. Or. Rivlin noted that the projections generally Are the same As those Ford s advisers contend would result from his More restrictive budget saying administration economists evidently Are More optimistic about recovery than her staff experts. Duke Power will fight decision Charlotte a the Duke Power co has appealed an order that it pay a 20 year old former employee $80 a week for the rest of his life for what he says was an Accident on the Job that left him with permanent brain damage. Duke also appealed last week s order by a Deputy commissioner of the North Carolina Industrial commission that it pay the medical expenses of Michael Johnson of Charlotte. He collapsed sept. 14, 1974, while scrubbing the inside of a Metal tank with a chemical cleaner at a Duke facility. The Utility does not have to pay Johnson anything pending the Appeal. He suffered brain damage that has left him crippled nearly Blind and with a dam aged memory it was testified before the Deputy commissioner Duke contends in its Appeal to the full three Man commission. As it did in the hearings before Tho Deputy commissioner Delbridge that the chemical did not cause Johnson s injury. It has offered no explanation of what did cause it. No Date has been set for hearing the Appeal the full commissions ruling can be appealed to the North Carolina court of appeals Ltd brackish water is the name Given to a mixture of fresh and Salt water. Jay Rike income tax service ten years experience hour 9-6 Phons night by $3-7536 a a j appointment or 86-5843 water weight problem use Elim excess water in the by Xiv can be uncomfortable e Lim will help Vou lose excess water weight Vav eat Mann drug store recommend it you too can afford to buy a Diamond ring for your wife Mother or sweetheart at our extremely Low prices. Come in please and let us show you. A Nash saves you Cash Quot. Limited time offer Call today for a free Cooling Survey of your Home. Purcell sum. Emf my 725 w. Green or. Pm. 882-1411 Stock car racing fans in the High Point area. You will have a Chance to take a first hand look at a super Speedway Stock car. Fri., sat. Amp Sun. March 19, 20, 21 Fri. Amp sat. 10-6 Sun. 1-6 f \ 5?< oses j tint has it All roses store in High Point mall Only 211 Eastchester or. See the Winston no. I Chevrolet capable of speeds approaching 200 Miles per hour. Winston no. I is a race ready Chevelle Laguna Stock built by the legendary Junior Johnson racing shop in Ronda . The Winston no. I car can be seen at All of the a Winston cup Quot races this season. 0 Sqq High Point better ads High Point Enterprise tuesday March 16, 1976 5a pm to increased sales i the High Point Enterprise cordially invites All High Point retailers to attend a creative planning and budgeting seminar for newspaper advertisers. Tuesday april 6, 1976 6 00 . Howard Johnson s motor inn i -85 at Brentwood St. Be our guest for a Buffet supper followed by a 90 minute program Jam packed with ideas that will make your advertising produce More guest speaker John a. Murphy of the newspaper advertising Bureau inc. New York new York John a. Murphy pined the newspaper advertising Bureau inc., As manager of retail sales development in August 1972. As manager of retail sales development or Murphy is engaged in training activities involving retailers newspaper advertising salesmen and manufacturers representatives throughout the United states and Canada or travels Over 100,000 Miles a year representing the newspaper Industry. Or Murphy came to the newspaper advertising Bureau from Belk stores services Charlotte North Carolina where he was advertising services director for the 430 Belk department stores located throughout the Southeastern United states. As advertising services director or. Murphy s responsibilities encompassed the full Range of Chain department stores sales promotion and advertising activities including special events and training for company per sonnet or Murphy a native of Connecticut graduated from Belmont Abbey College Belmont North Carolina in 1961. At College he marred in business administration and economics and minored in secondary education. He has done graduate work at the universities of North Carolina South Carolina Fairfield University and new York University. Following College or. Murphy spent five years with Sears Roebuck amp company in both an advertising and merchandising capacity. He spent three years As advertising and sales promotion director for Coto stores inc., a Chain of 230 women s specially and discount depart Merit stores located throughout the Southeast. Of you plan to come please let us know by March 29. 1976. Call 885-2161, ext. 269

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