High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 29 1974, Page 20

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 29, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 20a High Point Enterprise wednesday May 29, 1974 history holds spot for men impeached by Bill Rawlins associated press writer Nashville Tenn. Apr two of Tennessee a most famous leaders could sympathize today with president Nixon. Impeachment assured both tennesseans a place in american history. Neither Andrew Johnson the Only president to be impeached nor William Blount one of the state s first . Senators and the first Man to be impeached by Congress was convicted by the Senate. But history and reference books put heavy emphasis on their impeachment by the . House of representatives. Almost every Schoolboy learns that president Andrew Johnson was the Only . President Ever impeached. Few remember him As president when Alaska was purchased from Russia when the . Bureau of education was established or when Napoleon withdrew his French troops from Mexico under threat of . Intervention. Tennesseans remember Blount As a territorial governor. A Pioneer in gaining Tennessee s admission to the Union in 1796 and a Leader in the Early political affairs of the territory and state. Short articles in widely used reference books however. Play up the impeachment charges against him. Just As Nixon supporters now contend talk of impeaching the president is politically motivated politics played a part in the impeachment of both Blount and Johnson. Johnson who fought with Secretary of War Edwin m. Stanton As Well As Congress was charged with la High crimes including the dismissal of Stanton from his Cabinet in violation of a Law pushed through Over Johnson s veto. This was the tenure of office act which required the Senate to approve both the appointment and removal of those persons whose appoint ment it must confirm. This was the most serious of the charges and Johnson was upheld on it by one vote. There was Little doubt however that Johnson s open opposition to the Northern congressmen s reconstruction policies which Stanton backed was at the Root of his dispute with Congress. He also opposed the fourteenth amendment partly because it forbade former rebels from holding office until 1870. Johnson s Case was no helped by his appearance with president Lincoln on March 4. 1865, when he was inaugurated As Lincoln s vice president. Johnson had just recovered from a severe bout with typhoid fever and took a Tew swigs of whisky for medicinal purposes before he mounted the platform. In his weakened condition. The whisky made him Tipsy and his inauguration speech did no to quite come off the Way he planned his enemies seized on the incident to claim without any proof that Johnson was a drunk. Carmichael tvhap5 wrap a amp w the the floor and havi�4& a Little fun too 7 Liming downtown and Westchester mall Short sleeve casual knit shirts Usua choose from a Large selection of polyester and Cotton blends. White body with Collar and front placket in Matching double knit fabric of the coordinating sleeves and shorts. One group knit shirts usually s6, 4.88 fancy walk shorts usually 3>v 100% dacron49 polyester knit walk shorts. Checks and plaids plus seersucker stripes in an Host of great summer colors. 29 Sandhurst knit Slack Sandhurst sport Coats big selection of our own Sandhurst Label pants. 100% Dacron polyester double knits and Woven text sized polyesters. Choose solids plaids checks and seersucker stripes. Many match our Sandhurst knit shirts also on Sale. Great up to the minute styling. Wide Belt loops and flare Bottoms. 2942" $70archdale action shoes for men amp boy usually >0 basketball oxfords for men and boys Black and White mens 6 13 boys 116. Men s Canvas boat shoes. Thick soles. Sizes 6 a a -13. Save $23 Woven text sized polyester in a wide Choice of High spirited fancies plaids great Choice of Ward Robe stretching solid colors too. Slightly indented Waist today s wide notch lapels precise stitched detail. Regulars group spor Coats usually $40-$55, 33.88 19294 shop now for fathers Day june 16

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