High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 16 1974, Page 6

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 16, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 6a High Point Enterprise thursday May 16, 1974 Haig testifies for watergate committee Washington a White House chief of staff Alexander m. Haig or. Has testified before the Senate watergate committee after being threatened with a possible contempt of Congress citation if he maintained his silence. Haig testified wednesday about a $100,000 payment from billionaire Howard Hughes to c. G. A a Bebel Rebozo president Nixon s Friend. He refused to answer questions in an appearance May 2, but wednesday said Nixon had waived executive privilege to let him testify. The new York times and lbs news reported that Haig told the committee he was warned a year ago about an investigation of the Hughes contribution by then Deputy Treasury Secretary William e. Simon. Both news organizations quoting sources familiar with his testimony said Haig told the committee that Simon also briefed presidential aide Leonard garment a about the investigation by the internal Revenue service. The times said Haig Duke Power official acquitted Raleigh apr Duke Power co. And its vice president John Hicks have been acquitted of charges of illegal lobbying activities in the North Carolina general Assembly. Wake county District court judge George f. Bason heard testimony in the Case wednesday morning deliberated during the lunch hour and returned with the not guilty verdict. Hicks had been charged with violating North Carolina s lobbying act by failing to Register with Secretary of state Thad Eure. He was the first person Ever prosecuted under the Law in its More than 40 years of existence. The chief witness for the prosecution was Wib Gulley of the North Carolina Public interest research group an Alliance of Campus consumer activists. Gulley testified that he had seen Hicks talking to legislators in the legislative building about a Bill which was passed that would give the utilities More favourable rules for rate increase requests. Judge Bason said the prosecution s testimony forced him a to speculate what the defendant was saying to the legislators at any Hicks attorney Robert Mcmillan said the Law was vague and unconstitutional. Wake dist. Atty. Burley b. Mitchell after the trial said he Felt it had served the purpose of warning lobbyists that they should comply with the Law. Agnew trip for business Athens Greece a former vice president Spiro t. Agnew has been seen several times with Constantine margarites a top official of the giant Loans Latsis Oil and shipping firm. A Cousin Spiros Anagnost Opolous said tuesday he had met with Agnew and his visit Here is a for business purposes but what exactly i done to agnews visit has contrasted sharply with his visit Here in 1971, when he Drew wide attention. Agnew has one hotel room this time a . Embassy spokesman said Agnew had not contacted the embassy. A the is not our problem at All a the spokesman said. A clip and save testified Nixon was informed of the matter and told him several Days later to put Rebozo in touch with a tax lawyer. Simon former Energy chief who last week became Treasury Secretary had never been connected previously with any watergate matters. The committee also decided to postpone its Long awaited final report to at least june 30 and to avoid making any conclusions As to the guilt or innocence of watergate figures including Nixon. The panel voted unanimously to ask the Senate to allow it to extend its mandate retain its subpoena Power and Grant it an additional $200,000, sources said. Nixon s former appointments Secretary Dwight l. Chapin was sentenced to to months in prison for lying to a grand jury. Chapin said later that he would Appeal to the supreme court if necessary and added a live always told the truth when questioned under oath in a very proud of in the House judiciary committee impeachment inquiry members listened to their first two tapes of White House conversations. Members said listening to the tapes was better than Reading the edited transcripts supplied by the White House. In another development. Wallace Abernathy honoured together. A ism Montgomery Ala. Apr gov. George c. Wallace and civil rights Leader Ralph Abernathy who stood on opposite sides during the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, stood together at Alabama state University to receive honorary Law degrees. The two men Shook hands wednesday after presentation of the honors. The ceremonies were in Celebration of the predominantly Black University a 100th anniversary. The Day also marked the second anniversary of the assassination attempt that partly paralysed Wallace who eight Days ago won the democratic nomination for a record third term As governor. A thank you for your prayers and thoughts two years ago on this Date a Wallace told the audience during Brief remarks in which he was interrupted twice by applause when he pledged financial support for the College. Abernathy did not speak. An estimated $1 billion has been spent on traffic signs in the United states since the Dawn of the automobile age. Larger selection lower prices on Canvas footwear for every v n in a member of the family menus boys a youths padded Collar basketball oxfords Alexander Haig the . Court of appeals ordered the government to answer by monday the efforts by five of the watergate cover up defendants to disqualify . District judge John j. Sirica from presiding Over their trial. The defendants claim Sirica in the trial of the original watergate break in defendants displayed a Bias and Sirica has said he was acting solely As a judge and denied he has any personal prejudice in the Case. After his three hour appearance before the watergate committee Haig told reporters a i answered All questions i was capable of answering on that specific a the committee is investigating the Hughes Rebozo Money to learn if any portion of it was used to make gifts or Loans to members of the president s family or to his employees. Of Mey Barbecue our regular 4.86 oxfords with cushioned insole and Arch two tone color combos. Great for just a bumming around Quot too. A Iii 7 in its or hits a it a Ouk. 137 w. Lexington ave Telephone 882-1311 formal Wear rental available is 2 4 Don t cry. Mother will take you to Stamey s for lunch. They have the Best Barbecue in High Point new hours.11 00 a.m.-8 00 . Stamey s Barbecue 908 s. Main High Point 885-5625 world famous Converse coach Reg. 11.99 in White or Black. Boys sizes 21/a-6, men s 61/i-12. Our ret. 2.99 basketball oxfords men s 6�?T/,-12, boys 2vs-6 child s 11-2. White or Black. Is to 4 than Many others with comparable Cooling capacities general electric High Iff Krency 5500 Btu has Volt slumber Une air conditioner costs less to run by a pc our Reg. 1.97 women a oxfords summer fun in White Canvas. Women s sizes 5-10. Girls and tots deck oxfords Reg. 2.99 in White with red and Blue trim. 5-8 and 8vs-12. Famous Brand child a Quot taillights oxfords Ort in 3&Quot of perfect sold elsewhere at 8.99 save on this new red or Blue Oxford with a reflective a taillight. Sizes 5-3. Plugs into any adequately wired 115-Volt grounded circuit. Tau bisect to local Aloe tical code our 2.29 women s deck oxfords our Reg. 5.97 Canvas clog to year replacement warranty on outdoor Cate folded Olli x an by out �6i outdoor Tatj this aide i Cim folded of Usan risen can i rust ted Centi a ten year putt my Tim i labor ii Pitchman warranty against Glim duo to a mum Fotu it it detect 2.22 4.88 Call 889-7867 to report All drug pushers Call Dav or night. A report any facts to help identify a Pusher. You done to have to identify yourself and Calls cannot be traced Nill a i a a a a r a Millit aft Urff Tow. 12 11 it at sat 0 futile <8 registered trademark of general electric company for polycarbonate Ream White Navy or Light Blue in sizes 4 Vi-10. % Navy or White with rope trim in sizes 5-10. Price effective thru May 19,1974 Sef Ysette a Meme in a wac. I Aam a a a a a dependable refrigeration inc. It Savu 1641 n. Main 886-4987 Hio South main at Ward open daily i 9-9

Search all High Point, North Carolina newspaper archives

Explore other publications from High Point, North Carolina

All newspaper archives for May 16, 1974