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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 2, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Weather Clear and cold More data on Page 5a 90th yeah a no. 274 the High Point Enterprise Call us circulation 882-1719 High Point n. C., wednesday afternoon october 2, 1974 88 pages classified ads 885-2177 other depts. 885-2161 daily 10c, sunday 25cto conserve Energy new levies tax break on insulation pondered by Stan Benjamin associated press writer Washington a a stiff new fee on gasoline surcharges on natural Gas and electricity and a tax break for insulating your Home Are among the Energy saving proposals pondered by the Ford administration. Administration spokesmen said tuesday that these and other ideas were being circulated among White House and Cabinet officials with the aim of sending Energy conservation proposals to Congress As part of president Ford s economic package. The proposals could come As Early As next week but spokesmen and officials said they were not yet in final shape and had not been approved by the president. Among the tentative proposals wre ideas to require Industry planning for Energy conservation and to boost government publicity on fuel saving methods a spokesman for the Federal Energy office said the United states would gain two ways from Strong conservation efforts. They would allow a reduction of Oil imports reducing the outflow in the . Balance of payments. And they would a show the world we mean business Quot As the United states seeks to rally Oil importing nations behind a Campaign to reduce demand and Force International Oil prices Down. Another Fea source said still More Energy saving proposals May emerge later when the Agency sends its project Independence policy proposals to president Ford in november. The spokesman and source provided these outlines of the conservation ideas under consideration for Early proposal to Congress a a conservation fee on gasoline at to 20 or 30 cents per gallon this would raise the Price at the pump to As 1975 food Price spiral is feared by Don Kendall associated press writer Washington a food Price increases in 1975 May top current predictions because of killer frosts in midwestern Corn and soybean areas. Agriculture department sources say. Reduced Corn and soybean crops can produce higher prices for meat poultry and Dairy products because the two crops Are used in feed for livestock. One agriculture department source who asked not be identified said an estimate by agriculture Secretary Earl l. Butz that food prices May Rise 8 to to per cent next year could be conservative if damage to fall crops is extensive. A until this latest weather trouble some were thinking retail food prices might go up 3 or 4 per cent each Quarter during the first half of next year a another department official said. In other economic news tuesday a a 5.5 per cent pay raise went into effect for 3 5 million Federal workers. President Ford had sought to delay the increase until Jan. I but was overruled by the Senate. A the civil aeronautics Board approved an air fare a so for answers to questions or help with a problem Call or write action line in care of the Enterprise. Every request is considered but please understand that the volume makes it impossible to answer or even acknowledge every one. Job Security q. I am looking for employment. In doing so i am looking at All possible angles of the problem. What i am asking is How you can go about getting a Job with the Airport Security. I am thinking about the Job As one of the women who checks the Luggage. Where and How can i get in Contact with someone about this anon. A to apply for employment at the Airport each individual tenant company must be contacted directly. The airline companies have contracted for the Security screening service with the Wackenhut corp of Greensboro. You would apply to them for a Job. Discount plan for United airlines that would Cut some fares by 25 per cent the new fares Are tor midweek flights Between cities at least 1,500 Miles apart and will be in effect oct. 15 to March 13 except Christmas and thanksgiving. The plan would Cut coach fare Between Chicago and los Angeles for example from $280 to $210. A presidential press Secretary Ron Nessen said the White House is not considering gasoline rationing a the estimated Cost of major military weapons increased $16.9 billion in the three months ended in june mainly because of inflation the Pentagon disclosed. Meantime us a said in a report tuesday that a the growing season came to an end for much of this year s Corn crop As the result of Early Frost the nights of sept. 21 and 22. Frosts also stopped soybean development in the Midwest raising concern that the Harvest will be reduced further. A a revised report on the 1974 Harvest however is not planned by us a until oct. To reflecting crop conditions As of the first of the month late planting last Spring and drought in the summer already have reduced prospects far below indications six months ago. Department officials Jave predicted retail food prices for All of 1974 will average 15 to 17 per cent higher than they did last year when they showed a 14.5 per cent gain Over 1972. Butz told a news conference aug 26. A we Don t anticipate anything like a to per cent increase in food prices next lying selection of jury begins by Mike Shanahan associated press writer Washington a -. District judge John j. Sirica has begun selecting a jury in the watergate cover up trial a painstaking process that May take up to a week. Because of the massive publicity surrounding the trial and its famous defendants lawyers familiar with the Case say the selection of 12 jurors and 6 alternates will be handled with unusual care. The selection is unlikely to be completed before the end of this week and perhaps not until monday or tuesday. On the opening Day of the trial tuesday Sirica noted two years of watergate news coverage and asked the first Pool of prospective jurors to come before him a is there anyone who cannot presume that the defendants who stand before you Are innocent men a there was no response. Nevertheless the judge admonished the potential jurors a keep an open mind about this Case. The judge admonished them to avoid written or broadcast accounts of the trial s first Day. Accused of attempting to smother the original watergate investigation two years ago Are members of former president Richard m. Nixon s innermost Circle John i. Ehrlichman. H r. Haldeman and John n. Mitchell two other lesser figures who worked in Nixon s 1972 re election Effort Robert c. Mardian and attorney Kenneth w. Parkinson also Are charged in the conspiracy trial. Sirica heard individual Rea see selection on 2 a much As 80 cents per gallon but at least part of the fees collected might be refunded to the Public through the income tax system a owners of Homes and commercial buildings might be allowed to Purchase Basic quotas of natural Gas and electricity at Normal prices but graduated surcharges might be collected on excess use. Large commercial buildings probably could reduce their use of electricity some to to 20 per cent the Fea source said. A Home owners who install insulation or storm windows might be allowed to deduct 20 to 30 per cent of the Cost from their income tax payment. A industries might be required to develop Energy con a Ai a. $ u 4 k i Edmisten Points to poster that lists his income and taxes a wire photo Edmisten reveals income and taxes $1,000 pamphlets q. The City of High Point is publishing pamphlets called a serving you.�?T1 i was wondering who is financing this Little pamphlet and what is it costing the citizens of High Point to have such an informative paper As this thank you. W. The City s Public information officer David Wilson says about 26,000 of these pamphlets Are mailed in Utility Bills to customers monthly and another 500 go to officers of other municipalities in and out of the state the news Media and to fill requests for certain ones such As the one on tax comparisons from organizations or other citizens. The monthly Cost is $995 22 or $ 0381 each for those mailed in the Utility Bills. Breaking this Down the printing costs $320 the envelopes $155.22 and the postage is $520 $ 02 each assuming this is the difference in postage Over what it would be if the Utility Bill were mailed out in postcard form. These Are the fixed costs. The major variable Cost the people time changes so very much from Issue to Issue and is so thoroughly sandwiched in with other projects Wilson says it is impossible to give a figure for that a playing in the streets g Why can to something be done about the kids who Speed up and Down the streets of Sherwood Village area the streets Are narrow and people Park their cars along the Side of the Street and kids Are running Between them in and out. Someone is going to get Hurt while on the subject parents should keep their children out of the Middle of the streets. They Are not to play in. Need help in this area fast anon. A the police checked. Six bicycles were removed from the 300 Block of player later six More were on player and they were asked to move from the Street. Seven others were playing football at Valley Ridge and player and All were advised to please stay out of the Street the department said they will continue to Check this location player Street is Well named in t there a vacant lot around there the kids could use sound off the dept of social services is trying to find someone who commutes daily to Greensboro to provide transportation for a Middle aged Blind woman. She requires partial hospitalization at the l. Richardson Day care Center located near the downtown Sears store in Greensboro from 8 to 4 on weekdays. Anyone who could provide this service would be Given $5. Please Call Donna Bauch at 883-7136 of you can. Reinecke Given suspended term Washington a a Federal judge gave former California la. Gov. De Reinecke an 18 month suspended sentence today tor lying to a . Senate committee about an itt financial pledge to the 1972 Republican National convention . District judge Harrington Parker also placed Reinecke under one month of unsupervised probation a you were a victim of your own selfish ambition Quot Parker told Reinecke. A but under the circumstances you have been penalized Reinecke resigned As California s lieutenant governor at 12 15 p m. Edt today in letters submitted to the state Assembly speaker and president of the Cal Torma state Senate. The maximum penalty Parker could have imposed tor the one count perjury conviction was five years in prison and a $2000 Tine. Reinecke stood before Parker prior to Hie sentencing and delivered an emotional speech reiterating his claim of innocence Raleigh apr saying he hoped the Issue is finally settled. Democratic attorney general Rufus Edmisten today revealed his income and taxes paid tor his Quot entire adult life a at a breakfast for newsmen in Raleigh. Edmisten also said he will pay any Back taxes owed North Carolina then challenged his opponent Republican atty. Gen. James Carson to reveal his private income and tax records. Edmisten further said he plans to let the matter drop once he has settled it with the state. He said he would refuse to discuss it in the event Carson supporters continue to push the Issue. Edmisten a former aide of retiring sen. Sam Ervin jr., d-n.c., admitted last week that he did t file North Carolina tax returns during the decade he worked in Washington and lived in the Washington suburb of Alexandria a he said he paid Virginia taxes As required by that state s Law and did t file in the tar Heel state adding that he did t know he had to. The Issue was raised by a University of North Carolina Law student and Carson supporter during a debate at Chapel Hill. Edmisten has consistently charged and Carson has consistently denied that Carson supporters in some manner gamed Access to confidential records in the department of Revenue in this mornings news conference Edmisten revealed he paid $85,099 in taxes Over the past la years. He called the tax rate Quot virtually his Federal taxes however were joint returns with his wife an attorney with the . Justice department his financial disclosure statement listed Only his income but he said his wife s income was about two thirds of his. The candidate said he could t Divide Federal taxes applied to his income and his wife s because of deductions and other overlapping factors in a joint return. His statement showed his 1973 income being More than $34,000 with $1,525 77 paid in Virginia taxes. In 1963, his income was $1,631.92 with a tax of $4 21 paid Virginia. Edmisten said he an Ford to answer panel queries next week Washington api president Ford has agreed to appear before a House subcommittee a week from thursday to answer1 questions on his Pardon of Richard m. Nixon the subcommittee chairman. William Hungate announced today. Hungate. Do said the hearing will be open to live television coverage and begin at to a in. It will be the first such appearance by a sitting president before Congress since Abraham Lincoln s during the civil War. Tic pates paying North Carolina Back taxes but Only the difference Between what he paid in Virginia and would have paid in North Carolina. The tar Heel state has a slightly higher income tax than does Virginia. The candidate also criticized Republican gov. Jim Holshouser for a statement last week that Edmisten would owe Quot thousands and thousands of dollars in Back taxes. Edmisten said that simply in t True that All he would owe probably would average a Quot couple it Hundred dollars a year. Edmisten also disputed an opinion by two democratic lawyers in the attorney general s office that revealing Only whether a person had filed state income tax did t violate the Revenue department s confidentiality. He said a state secrecy Law clearly prevented such disclosure. He said it Quot would be a 1984 situation if such disclosure were of Frost issued banker s wife is found dead Augusta. A a Jean r Reville the Wile of a Rural banker was found dead late tuesday after she was kidnapped by three gunmen who forced her husband to give them an undisclosed amount of Money the body of mrs Reville 51, was found in the trunk it her car on a dirt Road about 12 Miles West of Augusta the Fri said Early today. The cause it death was not immediately known. Her husband 53-year-old Eatonton b Reville Orcas waylaid on his Way to work Early monday by three masked gun wielding men who told him his Wile was locked in the trunk of her car agents said mrs. Reville had let Home about an hour earlier than her husband for her nursing Job at University Hospital in Augusta. Authorities said Reville took the men to the Hephzibah Branch of the Georgia Railroad Bank and Trust where he gave them a plastic waste Container filled with an undisclosed amount of Cash. He was found locked in the trunk of his car Early tuesday. A Well make every Effort to locate the men who committed this crime a said Fri agent Joseph Sylvester. A we have no idea it they Are still in this area in announcing the discovery at mrs Reville s body Sylvester said authorities had received a Telephone Call saying a Blue 1969 Buic k Electra had been spotted on a dirt Road near Martinez a suburb of Augusta Quot we proceeded to the area on a Dill Road ult Columbia Road a he said Quot the body of a woman was found in the trunk it the Cai she has been identified As the victim in this Case mrs Reville a he said. Sylvester added an autopsy will be performed later today to determine the exact cause it mrs. Reville a death. Jean r. Reville by the associated press a Frost warning was issued for the North Carolina Foothills and mountains by the National weather service late this morning. Temperatures tonight Are expected to fall into the upper 20s and Low 30s, tor cd asters said the revised forecast for the Eastern slopes and tooth Dos and the Northwest Central and Southwest mountains called tor sunny and Cool this afternoon and again thursday. Clear and cold tonight with Frost Likely highs today and thursday in the 60s lows tonight upper 20s to Low 30s. Probability of rain near Zero through thursday. A Chance of scattered Light Frost in slumbered areas also is predicted from the Southern Piedmont to the Northern coastal Plain Only the Southern coastal area and the san Hills will escape the Chance of Frost the weather service said ser vation plans subject to Federal approval but the Fea has not indicated How such plans could be enforced. I ast Winter s Public appeals followed by rising prices Cut Energy consumption and the Fea reports that even now. Instead of the usual annual increase Energy consumption is barely Back to last year s finance pact near Washington a democratic and Republican presidential candidates would be limited to spending $20 million each in their general election campaigns and the government would pick up the Tab under legislation awaiting final touches. The measure would place both candidates on an equal financial footing by contrast in 1972 former president Richard m. Nixon s reelection costs ran $60 million while Democrat sen George s. Mcgovern s losing Effort Cost $30 million to $35 million in addition candidates seeking a presidential nomination could get up to $5 million in government subsidies to help them in their races. They would be limited to spending $10 million. Minor party presidential candidates also could qualify tor Federal Campaign subsidies. Depending on their percentage of the popular vote. And up to $2 million would be provided in tax funds to finance the National nominating conventions of the political parties. Public financing of Senate and House races either primary or general election campaigns is out it was dropped by Senate House conferees tuesday in a Victory tor the House. Senate conferees gave up on this Issue alter their House counter parts refused to Butine. That removed a major stumbling Block to working out a Compromise Between differing Senate and House versions of the legislation. Compromises also were reached with respect to enforcement machinery and to spending limits for candidates for the House. Another meeting of the conferees is set for thursday when members said. They hoped to Complete work on a Compromise draft. Sen Howard w. Cannon a Nev. Chairman of the Senate conferees expressed hopi that final congressional action on the legislation could be taken before the Start of a recess for the november elections the Bill would require substantially reduced Levels of expenditures and contributions for campaigns tor Federal offices. An individual would be barred from contributing More than $1,000 to an election Campaign of a candidate and More than $25,000 in any one year to All candidates for Federal office the amount that an organization could contribute to a candidate s general election primary or Runoff Campaign would be $5,000. In kind contributions by Volunteer Campaign workers like taking voters to the polls or distributing literature do not count. The spending limits for House candidates would be $70,000, both in primary and general election campaigns plus an additional 20 per cent for fund raising s inside i amusements 6b Budge .121 classified ads .6-1 id comics. In crossword. 121 editorials 4a financial. 2a obituaries 2d sports. 1-5c television Iid women a news w pm i tier a

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