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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 6, 1974, High Point, North Carolina To avoid misconduct charges army reopens and contract bids Washington a Beking to dispel suspicions official misconduct in the awarding of the present contract the army has decided to reopen the bidding on its $40 million recruitment advertising contract. Sources said on thursday that the decision has been made against automatic Extension of the contract now held by n. W. Ayer amp son inc., a new York and Agency for the 1976 fiscal year. An army spokesman acknowledged that a move has been under consideration but refused to comment further. The sources said however that an announcement would be forthcoming soon outlining procedures under which the bidding will be opened to All agencies. Ayer which has held army advertising contracts for a number of years won the bidding to promote the All Volunteer army program in 1972, with the army holding an option to renew the agreement automatically for the next two years. It was extended once for the current fiscal year. Since then a probe by the army a criminal investigation division turned up what Field investigators considered to be evidence of possible criminal misconduct by senior Pentagon officials in the awarding of the contract to Ayer. However their recommendation that the matter be turned Over to the Justice department for further investigation was rejected. The Case was referred instead to the army a own inspector general for what officials have called a continuing inquiry aimed at a a improving management Haldeman asks for dismissal the weather forecast or \ i Stow Tow Tam per Lur a a \ tip Tad until saturday Maniag la a late a mat indu Atad Cann total a a a a a a a a its Alibi i of Trad Washington a former White House chief of staff h h. Haldeman wants his indictment in the watergate cover up Case dismissed. In a petition to the supreme court attorneys for Haldeman argued on thursday that the term of the grand jury that indicted him and five others was improperly extended and thus its charges Are invalid. They requested a lower court review of the situation which they Hope will Lead to dismissal of the charges. Meantime one of Haldeman a co defendants John d. Ehrlichman once chief White House Domestic adviser lost a second Appeal to delay the trial now set to open sept. 30, supreme court Justice William o. Douglas gave no reason for rejecting the Appeal of Ehrlichmann a lawyers who earlier had been turned Down by chief Justice Warren e. Burger. They had cited pretrial publicity As grounds for seeking a delay. The Haldeman petition said the watergate grand jury should have been allowed to expire once its Normal term of 18 months had run out. The lawyers said that instead it was extended by Congress Quot in the name of they argued that the courts not Congress should decide on any Extension of grand juries if they should be extended at All. The indictment was returned on March 1,1972, nearly 22 months after the grand jury was Impan eled. Congress first gave it six months of new life on dec. 4, 1973, and allowed . District judge John j. Sirica to extend it for six additional months. Ingram company disagree Kaleigh of a the Kemper insurance co. And state insurance commissioner John Ingram Are in disagreement on whether ifs Legal for the company to withhold dividends to Auto liability insurance policyholders because they live in High risk driving areas of the state. A Kemper official said thursday his firm is not improperly or illegally withholding dividend payments to some policyholders in North Carolina despite a statement by Ingram that three of the firms affiliates Are withholding dividends to policyholders in three counties. A Kemper vice president Harry a. Lanson said that because of poor loss experience dividends were not declared in Mecklenburg Cumberland and Onslow counties. The Kemper subsidiaries involved Are lumbermen a Mutual american Motorist and american manufacturers Mutual. Cool and Rainy continued Cool and Rainy is forecast for the area through saturday. Highs today and saturday Are expected in the upper 60s and lows tonight in the lower 60s. The probability of rain will forecast North Carolina rain this afternoon tonight and saturday except mostly showers and thundershowers coastal sections. Rain May be moderate to heavy at times especially in the mountains and Central sections. Highs 60s West and 70s East portion. Lows in the 60s, except 50s mountains. South Carolina rain possibly heavy at times today and continued Cool. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s South coast. Rain tapering off from East tonight with Little change in temperatures. Lows tonight in the 60s. Saturday Cloudy with scattered showers and thundershowers. Warmer saturday with highs 70s West to lower 80s South coast. Lower to 70 per cent for saturday. Winds Are from the Northeast to East at five to 15 Miles an hour. Temperatures by the associated press 24 hours ending 8 . mail by satellite will be launched station Asheville rain Augusta rain Charleston rain Charlotte rain Columbia rain Greensboro rain Greenville,s.c., rain Raleigh rain Savannah rain Wilmington rain h l 69 55 69 62 70 66 pm .16 .97 .85 69 58 1.14 69 61 1.40 69 59 .86 70 58 .70 66 60. 20 72 68 .58 78 68 la three Day forecast North Carolina extended Outlook sunday through tuesday occasional periods of rain sunday and monday ending tuesday and becoming warmer. Highs mostly 70s sunday and monday lower 80s except up per 70s mountains on tuesday. Lows 50s mountains and around 60 elsewhere except in the 60s along the coast. Los Angeles a satellite transmission of Public mail Between new York and los Angeles will begin later this month Western Union and the postal service have announced. Postal service and Western Union officials disclosed at the same time on thursday that space mail traffic linking the East coast with Texas and other parts of the West is planned for the end of the year. Announcement of the planned schedule came in ceremonies marking the first Domestic space transmission of a letter from new York to los Angeles via the satellite Wester i. The letter travelled 47,000 Miles at the Speed of Light. The first message signed by postmaster Gen. . Klassen and h w. Mcfall chairman of Western Union corp., was addressed to guests at the ceremonies at a local hotel. Quot mail by satellite has been a much discussed much dreamed of possibility for years a asst. Postmaster Gen. William Dunlap told guests. Quot it is one of the most reliable efficient and economic ways of moving mail Ever within a year he said the postal service plans to test additional satellite electronic message services. The National aeronautics and space administration launched Wester i last april 13 and plans to Send up a second satellite in october. The Wester satellite network includes five Earth stations serving the metropolitan areas of new York Atlanta Chicago los Angeles and Dallas with connecting links to Washington d.c., and san Francisco. Western Union and the postal service established mail Gram service in 1970. Rates Are lower than for telegrams and the postal service provides next Day delivery. Guilford county agricultural september 6�?14 saturday sept. 7 Quot childrens Day Quot Ali children 14 amp under admitted free see a the Yogi Bear show shows at i . Amp 4 boys and girls Register for a free boys amp girls bicycle drawing to be held saturday at 6 00 no extradition governor says to s. Carolina Springfield 111. Apr escaped convict Albert Meredith is free to continue his secluded life As a Chicago janitor. Gov. Daniel Walker said thursday he is denying South Carolina gov. John c. West a request for extradition of Meredith 59, who escaped from a South Carolina prison farm in 1947 after serving five years of a life sentence for murder. Quot since coming to Illinois or. Meredith has lived in virtual seclusion a prisoner of his past a living in fear of being returned to South Carolina a Walker said. Quot despite this pressure he has led a Model Quot or. Meredith is an Illinoisan now a Walker added. Quot he has paid his due to society. I will not agree to returning Meredith was arrested april 30 for carrying a weapon which he said was for self Protection. High Point Enterprise Friday september 6, 1974 3a Board pushes reinstatement Raleigh a the state Board of personnel has recommended the reinstatement of three former Justice department employees two of whom were fired by former atty. Gen. Robert Morgan. The third employee had been placed on suspension. In a decision announced thursday the personnel Board recommended that James r. Ladd be reinstated without Back pay As the director of the North Carolina criminal Justice education and training system. Ladd charged Morgan had fired him for refusing to contribute or raise funds for morgans . Senate Campaign. The Board said Morgan Quot had justification a in disciplining Ladd but that dismissal was too harsh a punishment. The Board recommended that William b. Gibson be reinstated with Back pay As business Man Ager of a police training Academy the Justice department is organizing at Salemburg. It also recommended that mrs. Marsha Ladd be reinstated As a Secretary in the Justice department. The new attorney general James h. Carson jr., said that in the Case of Ladd the Board s recommendation May be academic since Ladd has a new Job As chief of Field operations for the division of adult probation and parole in the state department of correction. Carson said he understood Ladd preferred to keep his new Job. Carson said Gibson cannot be reinstated because his former position has been filled but that he will recommend he receive his Back pay. He added mrs. Ladd has already been reinstated and would receive her Back pay. Morgan s Campaign Headquarters said he would have no comment on the boards recommendations. Revival services and Hume coming Day at Albertson Road Baptist Church Albertson re. And Prospect st., High Point . Revival services begin september 2nd with services at 7 30 . Each night through saturday september 7th. Evangelist for revival will be the Rev. Frank Haith or. Who will conclude the revival with the 26th annual Homecoming message at 10 45 ., sunday september the 8th. A picnic Type lunch will be shared in the Fellowship Hall shortly after noon. A special guests for Homecoming will be the famous Mac Mccormick singers of Greensboro . Day they will sing at 9 45 and 10 45 And at a special song and Praise service at 1 30 ., sunday september 8th. Rev. Frank Haiti or. Special music each night directed by or. Darrell Saunders William pastor Bill Quot Bishop everyone invited come and bring a lost Friend 9 of 4 for Quot a cheats to Ven letter word Atwo family sized at dig year end car Arber gives m c6ci pm sorger gives mpr ? r00m More features Charger has More trunk space i t a Chevel a or Torino. Than Pon re f 0nt h prom than Pontiac lemans and m cumn6? Groom than Mercury Montero or lemans two door hardtops Inez ssh a a a a a Quot ted states Auto club. A Arger can get apr Tumasas mile age than Chevelle or Torino. In s 967-mile Highway trip averaging 53 mph Dodge Indergand thin8, be ter Gas Cho 0mpar3bly powered Chevelle and Torino. 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