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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 20, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 30-Day Home parole first deserters leave prison by Ginny Pitt associated press writer the first army deserters freed from prison under president Fords conditional clemency plan have left it. Leavenworth in Kansas on 30-Day temporary Home parole. In Fayetteville n.c., 28 men were sent Home on thursday from it. Bragg and four draft evaders were released from Seagoville Federal prison near Dallas. At Leavenworth officials said 95 men were scheduled for processing through the clemency Board Atter tiling petitions for clemency. A spokesman at Seagoville said 30 to 40 others in the District were eligible for clemency. Seventeen men remained in stockade at it. Bragg until it is determined whether they qualify for the program officials said. Pentagon officials in Washington said 364 military deserters had inquired about clemency by thursday and a Justice department spokesman said 133 draft evaders and 59 deserters had called for information. Federal officials said the number of men who qualify for clemency throughout the nation is not known. . Attorneys in most areas of the country continued to receive Telephone Calls on thursday about the clemency program a mostly Anonymous. In new York pollster Louis Harris said on thursday that there has been a Sharp increase in the number of persons who favor a clemency program requiring deserters and draft evaders to perform two years of National service. Lie said a poll of 1,527 persons Early this month showed 56 per cent favored a program along the lines of the presidents and 36 per cent opposed it. Harris said last january the Public sup ported a similar position by 45 to 43 per cent. Those polled recently opposed Blanket amnesty 53 to 37 per cent Harris said. Last january the Public was opposed to Blanket amnesty 56 per cent to 30 per cent. Sentences Fine Calm protest against books Charleston Vav. A apr stiff jail sentences and fines handed three ministers apparently have calmed the school textbook protest Here. A scheduled rally of the textbook opponents at a City owned Ballpark was Cenc eled on thursday evening and Law enforcement officers said there were no new violations of an injunction limiting the number of pickets on school property. School officials reported classroom attendance at 91 per cent on thursday the highest since the protest began when schools opened two weeks ago. Only a week ago All classes and extra curricular school activities were cancelled. The three ministers leaders of the protest were released on Bond on thursday pending appeals of 30-Day jail terms handed Down by Kanawha county circuit the weather showers saturday sunny and warm weather is predicted for today with skies becoming partly Cloudy tonight and saturday. There s a Chance of afternoon and evening thundershowers saturday. Highs today should be in the mid 80s, lows tonight in the Low 60s and highs saturday in the Low 80s. Winds Are Light and variable. The Chance of rain is near forecast North Carolina sunny and warm today with highs in 80s. Considerable cloudiness mountains partly Cloudy elsewhere tonight and saturday with scattered showers or thundershowers in mountains late tonight and Inland sections saturday. Lows tonight generally in 60s. Cooler mountains saturday. Highs mid to upper 70s mountains in 80s elsewhere. South Carolina mostly sunny and warm today. Highs in the 80s. Partly Cloudy tonight. Lows mostly 60s. Saturday partly Cloudy and warm with scattered showers Northwest. Highs in the 80s. Three Day forecast North Carolina extended Outlook sunday through tuesday partly Cloudy and Cool. Chance of showed Southeast tuesday. Highs mid to upper 50s, except Low to mid 50s in the mountains. Zero today. To per cent tonight and 40 per cent Satur Day. Temperatures by the associated press 24 hours ending 8 . Edt station l or Asheville fog 78 54 Augusta Clear 87 61 Charleston a tidy 85 70 Charlotte Clear 82 57 Columbia Clear 85 Ai Greensboro 82 57 Greenville a c Clr 83 59 Raleigh tog 82 62 Savannah Cloudy 87 70 Wilmington Clear 86 67 court judge John goad. The three were arrested on wednesday at the county Board of education offices for violating the injunction. Freed on $2,500 Bond each were the revs. Avis Hill Charles Quigley and Ezra la. Graley or. In addition to the jail terms. Hill was fined $650, Quigley $500 and Graley $250. Sec. Butz retracts pet speech Chicago a agriculture Secretary Earl l. Butz says he was not serious about eliminating one half the country a pets when he raised the possibility recently and he thinks there will be enough food for All americans and their animals. A we Are not in a food crisis either in this country or in the world a Butz said today. A there is absolutely no basis for the kind of panic that has been generated in some quarters both Here Butz in a speech prepared Lor a meeting of the pet food Institute said his earlier remarks about reducing the . Pet population As a Way to conserve Lood were made in response to proposals that americans eat less meat. As he has repeatedly Butz said today that farm production can continue to expand if Farmers and Industry have enough profit incentive to reach out tor new techniques. He said those who understand this Are not impressed a Jbv the persistent cries of doom from critics. Quot the world is not on the Brink of chaos and Lamine and neither Are americans pets a Butz said. Quot we Are certainly not to the Point where we need to get rid of our household pets or remove meat from our the demonstrators Are opposed to the school system s Purchase of some $500,000 Worth of new textbooks. They contend the books Are designed to raise questions about the Wisdom and infallibility of god and that they destroy moral pro american attitudes of students. The Board of education has agreed to withdraw the books from the schools temporarily until a special committee can review them and decide whether they should be used. That committee of citizens and educators will hold its first meeting on monday. Those opposed to the textbooks want them permanently removed. Gasoline plentiful same Price Raleigh apr the director of the state Energy division Fowler Martin says most Oil companies Are supplying More gasoline than North Carolinas motorists can buy. Yet Gas prices with a few exceptions Aren t getting much lower Avery Upchurch president of the North Carolina service station association said thursday a Survey of tar Heel stations revealed Little Price change. He said a station in Fayetteville now Sells Gas at 44.9 cents per gallon As a temporary sales promotion. Upchurch said it was the lowest known Price in the state. He said in an interview he expects prices to remain stable Over the next Lew months. Both he and Martin said motorists could lace slightly higher prices it crude Oil prices continue to creep upwards. Bob Cox service station operator in Raleigh said most stations Are Selling id-15 per cent less gasoline than at this time last year. He added a people just Aren t buying As much they re conserving. I m Selling the Gas i have but id be hurting if they the company gave me any High Point Enterprise Friday september 20, 1974 3a % Rockefeller places Worth at $62 million sodomy Case jury reaches no verdict tops in Bottoms Madrid was producers of Kung fun Type motion pictures Here have asked brokers to insure the Bare Bottom of their chinese leading lady for $250,000 against a blemishes and Virginia Beach a. Apr after 2va hours of deliberation thursday afternoon a circuit court jury failed to agree on a verdict in the sodomy Case of or. Frederic r. Levitin and judge Paul w. Ackiss declared a mistrial. One juror said the vote was 7 to 5, but none of the jurors would indicate which Way it went. Levitin accused of taking sexual liberties with a sedated patient declined to comment. He embraced his wife and members of his family outside the courtroom. Ackiss said a new trial Date will be set oct. 7. The jury had to decide whether to believe Levitin 32. Or the patient Karen sue Steege 24. Mrs. Steege a Navy Wile charged that Levitin an Oral surgeon took indecent liberties with her in his office Jan. 31. 1973. Levitin testified that mrs. Steegers accusation was untrue but he admitted that he later made a Date with her for the purpose of having sexual relations. When he kept the Date on feb. 24 in his office Levitin was arrested and charged with sodomy. He waived preliminary hearing and grand jury indictment and his Case was continued six or seven times. In january 1924, the charge was nol pressed and sent to the state Board of dentistry for consideration. In june the Board returned it to commonwealths atty. Andre Evans calling it a criminal charge that should be resolved in the courts before any Board action. On july i Levitin was indicted on charges of sodomy and assault. Washington a Nelson a. Rockefeller puts his personal Fortune at $62.5 million but the head of a committee probing his vice presidential nomination is More concerned with what the holdings Are than their total. Rocket Viler issued a statement on thursday listing his personal Fortune and saying he also receives income from two trusts with assets of $120 million. Sen. Howard w Cannon. D-nev., chairman of the Senate rules committee said Quot the significance of his financial holdings is what the holdings Are in and whether there is a likelihood of a conflict of Cannon said the rules committee will question the Lormer new York governor closely about some of his holdings. Rockefeller issued a summary on thursday of a what he termed a the final and Complete data on his Bootleg recordings Are seized Beaver Heights my. Apr state police who had staked out a warehouse arrested two men from Greensboro n.c., As they drove up in a Van thursday. The police detectives said they seized 2,500 Bootleg eight track tapes in the Van and another 7,912 tapes in the Cee Lee associates warehouse. They arrested Frederick Tolin 36, and Richard Tenner 45, both of Greensboro. And Leo Copit 57, of Silver Spring. Cee Lee associates was described As a supplier of pipes posters tapes and inexpensive jewelry to head shops or hippie stores. Finances. As aides had promised the total was substantially higher than the $33 million personal Worth figure that had leaked from the House and Senate committees preparing for confirmation hearings. Including the $62.5 million in personal holdings the statement declared that a total assets owned outright and in the two trusts amount to approximately $182.5 the $62.5.million figure includes the $33 million listed earlier some $20.5 million in Art and real estate to be Given away at his death and some $9 million representing updated appraisals of Art and real estate that were unavailable when the first report was filed. More details will be included in the opening statement Rockefeller will present to the rules committee on monday. Hearings before the House judiciary committee which apparently is planning an exhaustive look at the Rockefeller fortunes May be put Oil until after the november elections. The judiciary committee is doing its own calculations of Rockefeller a net Worth and its investigators Are not expected to finish until mid october about the time Bathhouse and Senate plan to recess until after the nov. 5. Elections. Senators head for Cuba visit Washington of a Sens. Jacob k. Javits of new York and Claiborne fell of Rhode Island Are heading for Cuba. Fell a Democrat and javits a Republican Are the first members of Congress to visit the Island since before diplomatic relations were broken Between the United states and Cuba in 1961. An aide to javits said the state department has validated passports for the two despite official restrictions. The aide said the trip would be made soon but declined to give a Date. Both senators Are members of the Senate foreign relations committee. P the a r m i g a n presents Baylor Gray artist a one Man show or Gray will a in our gallery on saturday from 2fo5p m. 2 07 East Westwood Avenue hours 10-6, Mon thru sat phone 883-9713 parking in front of Snider printing co. 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