High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 5 1976, Page 96

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaWomen seek end to violence Londonderry Northern Ireland a an estimated roman Catholic and protestant women met on the Bridge which divides the two sections of Londonderry on sat urday to Call for an end to seven years of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. The fourth peace March in As Many weeks was the first not disturbed by jeers and Stone throwing by supporters of the Irish Republican army. The Ira which has been fighting to Force the British out of the protestant dominated province and join it with the mostly Catholic Irish Republic issued a state ment before the rally saying it respected the right of the women to demonstrate for peace but cautioned them to remember the struggle of the past years and do not Call for peace at any Price a surrender in it was a significant change for the Ira which in past weeks has labelled the women traitors to the emotional rally lasted about 45 minutes. Thousands of women poured into Londonderry from All Over Northern Ireland and from the Irish Republic in More than 50 buses two special trains and Many cars. The catholics gathered on the West Bank of the Foyle River which divides the City and the protestants on the East Bank singing the hymn abide with they marched onto the 60-foot-wide Bridge toward each other. Some carried White banners calling for peace now and Stop the the atmosphere was tense and emotional. Tears were streaming Down the faces of Many women. Betty Williams who launched the peace Campaign last month and Mairead Corrigan her Deputy threw their arms around two protestant women. 4 newsmen find jail life easy Fresno Calif. A four Fresno Bee newsmen jailed indefinitely for Refus ing to reveal a news source say they spent their first Day in a minimum Security prison farm in leisurely Pur suits As they wondered if the courts will Ever acknowledge their commitment. We watch the cattle Graze and the vegetables said managing editor George Gruner. It s quite Gruner 51, and the other three ombudsman James Bort 51, and reporters William Patterson 49, and Joe Rosa to. 34 say they spend their time watching television Reading playing cards and chess exercising on gym equipment and enjoy ing the pastoral Aura of the farm. Prison guards keep the newsmen away from other inmates none of whom have committed crimes More serious than misdemeanours. Gruner said the people Are Friendly the bunk Beds comfortable and the food plentiful. The four have vowed never to Tell How they obtained material from a sealed grand jury transcript of a bribery Case against a Fresno City councilman. Their Story was published in january 1975. Superior court judge Hollis Best s open ended sentence is aimed at forcing them to name the source but Gruner said saturday that he and the others Are relieved to be in jail after 21 months of worrying about it. I m glad we be finally gotten around to concluding this Gruner said. Now is when the Public awareness will pick up. A Long involved Legal Bat the does t stir people but when four men Are put in jail for defending a principle the Public wants to know hey what s going on Gruner said it was particularly important to make jurists understand that news people hold confidentiality As one of the Basic tenets of the profession. Unfortunately we could t convince the judge of our commitment without going through he said. While the newsmen sat in jail California journalists organized a demonstration in protest of the court action outside the prison farm saturday afternoon. High Point Enterprise sunday september 5, 1976 3a photo frames 5x7 or 8x10 in assorted designs. Rose s advertising merchandise policy or will a form Loti tarhor ref Uewl Pulca to in Hoimlo intention at rom i 1e up i Pricr Rose s stores. Inc shop sunday 1-6 labor Day open monday labor Day 10 . -6p.m. Only eve ready batteries 48 pkg. Of 2 batteries c or d sizes entire Stock 1 tolls 25% off s Polaroid film t-108 2 pack film regular s9.54 ir6ning boards adjustable height regular s7.47 5 i4prints-2packs.save5youmon6y non skid tops baked enamel finish desk and chair wrought Iron Frame i regular s29.99 i for typing studying or make up table. Large group of clothing mens ladies boys girls 75% shop both High Point locations 10 til daily sunday 1-6 1628 South main Street Southgate shopping Center 211 Eastchester drive High Point mall

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