High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 14 1976, Page 22

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 14, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 12b High Point enter pulse thursday october 14. 1976 i i in stuttering to commercials turned Down Nashville apr country music Singer Mel Tillis says to will seek Legal action against two networks that rejected Dogwood commercials by him because he stutters the commercials were rejected by National broadcasting company and Columbia broadcasting company executives at both networks said the commercials might. Offend people Tillis said wednesday his lawyer plans to file discrimination complaints with the Federal communications commission. A it Hurt my feelings and it Hurt my pocketbook. It also hurts to know networks won t let people who have handicaps have employment or equal opportunities Quot Tillis if this in t discrimination i Don t know what is i thought there was an All out Effort in this country to hire the handicapped in new York an Nhuc spokesman said Quot it apr it eared to us that if we approved this it would appear to be making fun of people with that affliction no where was Tillis identified As the country and Western Singer who actually does stutter we had no idea it was him Quot a lbs spokesman in new York said the stuttering Quot is so exaggerated in the commercial to the extent that we think it is inappropriate so far As our standards Are concerned it might Fie offensive to a certain segment of the National Community so we rejected the Tillis was named by the country music association monday night As the entertainer of the year a generally regarded As the highest Honor in country music the 42-Yea i old entertainer has stuttered since a bout with malaria of age 3. However he does not stutter when he sings although he has written nearly 1,000 songs he has been concentrating the past few years on television appearances and recording among his recent hits has been Quot Best Way i know How Quot and is Best known in music circles As the writer of a Detroit City and Quot Ruby done to take your love to executive s wife drowning victim Juthe body of mrs. Judith Jef Smith 4b, wife of a Reynolds Jav International executive has i been found in a Creek three a Days after she disappeared to from Home Clad Only in a Nightgown. She had undergone kidney surgery recently and authorities described her As ill and disoriented from Lack of sleep police say she was a drowning victim Hei body was found tues Day afternoon in Silas Creek a three Miles from her Home. After a search by policemen firemen and other volunteers. Erindale appliance repair for fast professional service at Good prices on Oil your appliance repairs phone 431-1917 mom 24 hour is vice a $ a a i v Pillow Oxford like walking on a Cloud our puffy padded Pillow oxfords even have red laces and red Tricot lining. Tan m women 5-10. Our regular 8.97 girls 12vs 3, Reg. 7.97 5.22 you know us Quayat yahoos for loss Hios. Main at Ward hours Mon sat. .9-9. Sunday 1-6 witness says he lied in Deal with prosecutor Wilmington apr theres no Justice in Wilmington and there s no Justice in the state of North Carolina or there would t be As Many people on death Row Black or White Quot said Allen r hag chief prosecution witness in the trial of the Wilmington to. During a press conference wednesday in Wilmington Hall. 22. Says he perjured bottle too niacin tablets 1.98 value of 27 i6ounce de Massage medicated skin lotion �?�2.62 value 39 $1 11 ounce Colgate instant shave 1.09 value 2 2.5 ounce Roll on deodorant 1.98 value 99 15 ounce Barber size Vitalis hair Groom $ 66 bottle 40 arthritis strength buffers 16 ounce Prell liquid shampoo $1 39 pack 5 50 Callon clean up plastic bags himself As part of a Deal with the prosecutor during the trial and called wednesday for the immediate release of the Rev. Lien Chavis and the other nine members of the group Chavis eight Young Black men and a White woman Are serving lengthy prison sentences for their convictions on charges of firebombing a grocery store during Wilmington s 1971 racial violence. Charlotte attorney James f. Ferguson ii representing the group has petitioned for their immediate release on bail saying he has evidence Quot that the state used perjured testimony to secure the petitioners convictions which the state knew or reasonably should have known was perjured Quot attached to the petition was a lengthy statement from Hall saying he lied under oath at the direction of prosecutors and police. Allen said he complied after being told his family had been threatened by Chavis. Police chief d l Bruestle said Hall distributed a separate Handwritten statement sept 24. Which also told of lying under oath he did so because of threats made against his 15-year-old girl Friend. Bruestle said. Adding that Hall told police an Anonymous caller warned him to change his testimony and pay $5,000 if he wanted the girl to be Safe Hall denied Bruestle s claim calling it a Quot false Quot i feel like the police put this in the paper in order to confuse the people of the truth concerning Rev Chavis and the Wilmington he said Hall confirmed filing a missing report on the girl but insisted it was not for the reasons Bruestle outlined the girl has since been found but Hall said he does not know where she was at the time he filed the report 98 Val. Put pain to sleep icy hot $3.00 size $5.00 size 1 the big discount prices Are at Mann a i r Iak extra strength Efferent of n t u a i Cli aah r in of 44 a Abi i is Box 96 eff Erdei tablets �?�2.79 value 44 these value thursday a Friday a saturday a King size a All Metal . Snack table5 16&Quot x 22&Quot a if. 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