High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 13 1974, Page 14

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 13, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 14a High Point Enterprise sunday october 13, 1974 group urges nations redistribute wealth sets sex Bias hearings by Edith m. Lederer associated press writer Coco Yoc Mexico apr a United nations symposium reported saturday that Only a massive redistribution of economic wealth and resources can save a Large part of the world from starvation. The International panel of experts meeting Here predicted that the a International Power Structure would Fry to resist such a redistribution by economic manipulation embargoes a subversive use of intelligence agencies repression including torture. Even full scale in a Blunt message to countries contemplating such methods the participants said a hands off. Leave countries to find their own Road to a Fuller life for their the symposium was sponsored by the . Commis Sion for Trade and development and the . Environment program. It was chaired by British economist Barbara Ward Jackson and Maurice Strong of Canada executive director of the . Environment program. The final report said developing nations must be free to come up with their own individual programs of development and must Stop trying to catch up with the Rich industrialized must begin jail term Washington . Apr Joan Little who is accused of murder in the slaying of a Beaufort county Jailer last August has been ordered to begin serving a 7 to 10-year prison term for breaking entering and larceny. Attorneys for miss Little said they plan to Appeal the order of Superior court Joshua James which Means that she cannot be freed on Bond while awaiting her trial for the slaying of 62-year-old Clarence Washington a the supreme court will hear arguments from both men and women this week that they Are being discriminated against because of their sex. The cases involve a Louisiana Law which excludes women from jury duty unless they Volunteer and a complaint that the Navy treats male and female officers differently when passed Over for promotion. In both cases lower courts have held that the practices Are discriminatory a Louisana s against women and the Navy is against men. Although no other state still requires women to go to the courthouse and Volunteer to be jurors the Louisiana Case has implications beyond the state s Borders. Attorneys for the Center for constitutional hights told the court that five states a Missouri new York Alabama Rhode Island and Tennessee a automatically excuse women from jury duty. Nine other states and two thirds of the Federal judicial districts excuse women who have children in their care. The court is being asked to overrule a 1961 decision in which it upheld a Florida requirement similar to that in Louisiana observing that despite her expanding horizons a woman is still regarded As the Center of Home and family a three judge Federal court in new Orleans ruled that this decision was no longer binding saying a today vibrant principle is in conflict with yesterday it sterile the three judge panel said the 1961 decision has been a a eroded and a a Crevasse by two opinions the court has handed Down since the and vent of the stepped up women a rights movement of recent years. In one of these cases in 1971, the court struck Down an Idaho Law giving men a preference for appointments to administer estates. In the other it ruled last year that women in the armed services re. Given the same to claim their Pendents. To involves a hat male Are passed ii act non twice must by i i from the service Greenf Toro a 1-40 it High Point we re big we re proud of our hefty mix of famous department stores and specially shops they re All conveniently arranged on two Levels under one roof i shop where you have the biggest selection in the Piedmont triad beginning wednesday october 30.shop monday thru saturday Igloo a m. To 9 30 p. M

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