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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 17, 1974, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise tuesday september 17, 1974 aim leaders granted dismissal by judge by John Lundquist associated press writer St. Paul Minn. A american Indian movement leaders Dennis Banks and Russell Means have won dismissals in the major test Case of the 71 Day wounded knee occupation although the Federal government May Appeal the decision. But Means and Banks weren to worried about an Appeal As Banks stood on a table in a Plush hotel room balancing a cake in each hand monday night. One of the cakes bore the letters a of big before Banks slammed it on the Check ered carpet. The scene was a Stark contrast to the Dusty Flat grazing land of the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in South Dakota where aim members and sympathizers resisted . Marshals in the Spring of 1973. About 200 persons half of them White celebrated with the two aim leaders including four jurors who had earlier said they would have voted to acquit the pair if they d had the Chance. But in a slashing attack on a government misconduct a . District judge Fred Nichol dismissed the charges against Banks 42, St. Paul and Means 35, Porcupine. S.d., ending the eight month trial. Nichol said at one Point a this has been a bad year for Justice. I would like to see a new chapter written with a new president. But i m afraid that in t he acted after the Justice department refused to allow jury deliberations to continue after one juror mrs. Therese Cherrier suffered a stroke which left her partially Par Aloyed. Federal court procedure requires the approval of both sides before a jury May continue deliberations with one or More jurors missing. The defendants had hoped for an acquittal to pave the Means l and Banks sing Victory song at party in their Honor last night in St. Paul a wire photo Way tor wiping out charges against All other wounded knee defendants now numbering about 90. The two aim leaders were tagged by Federal prosecutors As the key figures in a seven Man leadership that allegedly steered the armed takeover of the historic South Dakota Hamlet last year. Five jurors said after the dismissal that they Felt there was t enough evidence to convict Means and Banks and they would have voted for acquittal on All counts. Three others said it was possible the government would not have reached agreement on at least one of the three assault charges. Nichol stopped Short of acquittal. Instead his dismissal allows the government to Appeal within 30 Days. Nichol blistered the Fri. The Justice department and prosecutors in a one hour denunciation. The eight month trial far outran the 71-Day occupation of the Pine Ridge Indian reservation Village last year when aim said it was protesting what it called terrible neglect of Indian problems. Nichol rapped the Fri for its handling of a government rebuttal witness. The judge charged that in keeping witness Louis moves Camp in protective custody two Fri agents put him up in a a Plush resort near Hudson wis., a let him have All the liquor he wanted and they were doing a pretty fair Job of trying to keep up with a Justice department spokesman in Washington said it was not immediately Clear How the dismissal of charges against the two aim leaders would affect further wounded knee prosecutions. Party said healthy Carl Goerch chairmen stress newsman democrats Unity Virginia Beach a. Apr Southern democratic party officials predict that party chairmen in other parts of the country will follow their example in finding a a great Deal of understanding in their search for party Unity. Party chairmen and representatives of la Southern Sellers declared outlaw Charlotte a four residents of Charlotte have been arrested in the bombing of an undercover narcotics agents car. A fifth has been declared an outlaw and is being hunted. The state Bureau of investigation said monday that Superior court judge Sam Ervin Iii had signed a proclamation declaring Jack Sellers 42, an outlaw. This Means he May be killed with impunity by any Law enforcement officer or citizen if he refuses arrest. The proclamation charges Sellers with Quot assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious bodily injury and malicious damage of occupied property by use of explosive or incendiary a ski agent Albert Stout jr., 32, lost his right leg when his car exploded As he tried to leave his Home in Salisbury last tuesday. Charles Dunn director of the Sui said the bombing was believed linked to stouts probe of heroin trafficking. One of the five charged in the Case Jules Hutton 30, was arrested monday. A spokesman said he and the others were charged with violation of the Federal explosives control act. Wilbur James Sanders 35, turned himself in sunday at Charlotte. He and the others Are under state charges of assault with intent to kill and malicious damage to occupied property. Jeanette Martha Grier 32, and Otis James Blackman 24, were arrested at their Homes late Friday states expressed their Unity As they ended a two Day session Here monday which showed Little in the Way of solid results. The party officials issued a Brief statement describing the democratic party As a Good and healthy and listing the main Roadblock to solving the nations problems As a the inaction and uncertainty of the Republican Robert Vance president of the state democratic chairmen association and party chairman for Alabama said the main reason for the conference a concern Over a proposed new charter a appeared to have been resolved. Disagreement Over a Section of the charter dealing with Lull participation of any and All ethnic and social groups touched off a walkout at a party meeting in Kansas City last month. But Vance said Southern democratic leaders had resolved their concern Over the Issue leaving Only a a trivial disagreement Over a few words. The party chairmen took no stand for or against any of four alternative proposals on the charter to be offered at the party a midterm convention in december the proposed charter changes were on the top of the Agenda but the democrats obviously were concerned with november Campaign strategy and with prospects for the 1976 presidential elections. Sen. Robert c. Byrd do. Va., Senate majority whip told party leaders before their final private session that democrats should return to a Middle course that could Appeal to voters alienated by the 1972 Mcgovern Campaign. How to hold false Teeth securely do Ala tooth Embarrass you by i confine i Kmic when you oat laugh of Uilk a denture adhesive can help a Teeth a Vee dentures a longer firmer steadier hold. Makes eating More enjoyable. For More Security end Usa fas Teeth denture adhesive powder dentures i that fit Are essential to health. Sos your Dant tat regularly. Dies at 83 Raleigh apr Carl Goerch a Well known North Carolina Newspaperman broadcaster and political Humont is dead at the age of 83. Goerch was found dead in his Home monday the victim of an apparent heart attack. His career in North Carolina journalism and politics spanned nearly 50 years beginning on a weekly newspaper in Washington . And culminating in 1971, when the general Assembly named him a emr. North Goerch was a native of Tarrytown . He began his career in Eastern North Carolina working on newspapers in Washington new Bern and Wilson. In 1925, he purchased the weekly a Washington . Progress and operated it until 1933. He then founded a the state Magazine which he published until he sold it in 1951. Goerch found time to be a radio commentator on wite in Raleigh. His programs were called a doings of the legislature and a Carolina he also found time to Pilot his own plane and served for Many years As Reading clerk of the state House. He was a fixture As a humorous speaker on the banquet circuit. In 1968, the North Carolina Civitano named him the distinguished citizen of the year. In 1969, the legislature honoured him with a Resolution As it did again in 1971. A Frog a Cleam Al aunt re Larot gut in in hoi crowded closets. Summer clothes i after the summer. Formal skilfully cleaned amp a revitalised Sauha cd Caners Lau not Rirs 14/0 Inglish Iii is Jio what your ultimate Aims May be. For up a new car. A larger House. A boat. A vacation Home. Whatever it is a fact that a systematic savings program started now at Piedmont will put you in <inancio1 shape ,0 have your dreams Quot in a come True. 1 need help 1 Rod answers our prayer. We will Pray for you no strings attached it is our i Way of serving the lord. No one will Contact you unless i you specially request it. 1 just do this phone 454- 4511. A recorder will res i Pond. You done to need to give i your name. Just state your i need and we will Pray for i you. Then watch your life for i the hand of god to move. Phone 454-4511 or write i prayers answered. P. 0. Box 154. Jamestown. N. C. I 27282 in a books film Are ruled obscene Asheville a a judge has prohibited the Sale of More than 50 books magazines and films in the first court test of North Carolinas new obscenity Law. Superior court judge Harry c. Martin ruled monday that All but one of the exhibits subpoenaed for an obscenity hearing were obscene. That one was a South sea love a a sex demonstration Booklet with pictures and text. The defendant George h. Moorefield owner and operator of cos Book stores on pack Square in Asheville and on . Highway 70 in nearby Swannanoa gave notice of Appeal through his lawyers. The Case now will go to the North Carolina court of appeals. But judge Martin denied a stay of execution while the Case is on Appeal. He said there Are no such provisions under the state obscenity Law. One of the two defense lawyers Richard i. Portnoy of new York had asked Martin i to suppress the subpoenaed materials and declare the state Law unconstitutional. The judge denied both motions. The other defense lawyer is Wade Hall of Asheville. Following the court proceedings Buncombe county sheriffs deputies went to the stores and confiscated the materials Martin had ruled obscene. Moorefield said in an interview following the court Case that he would continue to operate both Book stores and sell materials not ruled obscene. Under the Law Moorefield can order new books and films with different titles and sell them without fear of prosecution. The state must prove obscenity in each Magazine Book or film it wishes to control. Haig placed in sensitive Post Washington a Gen. Alexander m. Haig a departure from the White House will take him out of the line of political fire at Home and place him in a sensitive military diplomatic Post in Europe. The White House announced on monday that Haig will be recalled to Active duty in the army and assigned the twin jobs of commander of 300,000 . Troops in Europe and supreme commander of North Atlantic treaty organization forces there. The announcement followed formal approval by the nato defense planning committee in Brussels. Haig will succeed retiring Gen. Andrew j. Goodpaster As commander of . Troops in Europe on nov. I and As nato commander on dec. 15, shortly after his 50th birthday. Haig spent most of the past 51 years at the White House first As a top aide to Henry a. Kissinger who was then Nixon a National Security adviser. Later after a Brief stint As army vice chief of staff Haig succeeded or. Haldeman who resigned in the watergate affair As head of the entire White House staff. During those years Haig s Rise in army rank was meteoric. He came to the White House As a colonel in 1969, was soon promoted to brigadier general and then to major general in 1972. After Only six months As major general Nixon jumped Haig two ranks to full general. Nixon a decision to promote Haig to army vice chief of staff Over Many senior generals caused resentment in the officer corps. But this irritation ebbed when Haig was recalled to the White House after five months. He then retired from Fth a service. In the months before Nixon resigned Haig Drew criticism for his sometimes passionate defense of the president. After Gerald r. Ford became president there were reports of tension Between Fords staff and Haig and his aides. Those who save sardine connoisseurs say j 1959 was the Best year for sardines. Equal housing Lender ii since 1912 i Mont use our drive in window. Or Park free in our big lot Call 883-4116 700 North main <3�? months daily a Simla. 9.46 Simla Only. $ 3.38 months daily a sunday. $18.93 sunday Only. $ 6.7b months daily a sunday. $28.53 sunday Only. $10.13 Check one. Here s an important assignment for both students and their parents. M Ink sure your shopping most Imp ill s a mail subscription to the i till High Poust Emeri Klein nothing ran add a lunch of Home to Collen life Uke the daily arrival of the Hometown newspaper. 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