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Page Fourteen


Wednesday, May 5, 1976

Page Fourteen THE MICHIGAN DAILY Wednesday, May 5, 1976

Carter's son sees. Money left to Negro race
d daDES MOINES, Iowa (P) - farmer for 10 years before his "I T H I N K I knem
,w in n When Joseph Dorgan left $334,- death in 1973 at the age of 79. strange man," said A
229 "to the people of the Negro "When he told me to dra
race," his neighbors said he aDorgan, hssbachelor, lved will, there was no doubt
By MICHAEL ILUMFIELD she continued, "but the press did it to spite his family. alone on his farm near Cum- mind that he was totall
has been unfair. So people have mnsi ot eta oa cere "
Predlicting a Nhichigan victory been sl in a liberal town like But Des Moines attorney Wil- He harbored grudges passed on In his will, Dorgan sai
for his father in the May 18th Ann Arbor to show their support liam Wimer, who drew up Dor- to him by his father, said his treatment of blacks in
presidential primary, J a m e s out of fear that their liberal gan's will and is coexecutor of neighbors, including one against United States was "our
"Chip" Carter rallied local sup- friends will think poorly of the estate, said, "It's just not his sister for marrying the man est national disgrace.
porters Monday at the candi- them." true. she did. The sister's daughter, "We stole them from
date'. Fa irth Ave. he, dquar- ImMre. akn s ogns W tl hmfo
dates Fring Carter bters Fojtik echoed Jones' conten- "I'm not the least bit sur- Msrcella Harkin, is Dorgan's land, crammed them into
tern, nrawing Carter boosters Lion that Carter had "closest prised that that would be the sole surviving relative, like animals, and we've
'oe of25- e -oldrcloset."" support" in the area. "As I reaction of his neighbors," said Her challenge to the will was treating them like animal
h- year-ol s. atecorn' talked to people informally, I Wimer, who knew the recluse dismissed last month. since."

w that
aw the
in my
y sin-
id the
n the
s ever

paigner said his father's politi-
cal stance is "more liberal on
some t h i n g s than (Morris)
Udall, hot more conservative on
others, like government spend-
ing if you consider that a con-
servative attitude."
"DAD WDILD cut the de-
ftense hld'et in a lot of areas"
Carter s'ii,' and ww"td reduce
U.S. trutps abroad, veto the B-1
bomber, het support the Trident
submarine '')ecatuse it would be
able to patrol 8It cwttttries where
we would i!ke our nuclear
weantits out."
Addressine the contrvsersi'ii
bussing ise, ttte younvg ('artert
said. "It's kind if 'i outdated
issue in the south-we haven't
realls' hrd nu'hi about it for
at lI't iie'u or sx vents
"Wits, we've tad 67 tter cent
black I'tiutiment) in all of the
publi' s 'hois in Pluins, Geor.
gin (Carter's howe town) for a
number of years,." he remorked.
ASKED WIIAT his fhiber's po-
sition on coiirti-ordered bussing
is, Carter s'id, "The only time
the Federal government should
get involved is when a com.
munity is oracticing segrega-
tion. Then the different grotns
should sit down and iron out
their differences, as they did in
"It's like coming out of the
closet to say you support Jim-
my Carter around here," said
City Councilwoman Carol Jones
(D-Second Ward), who, with
County Commissioner Kathleen
Fojtik, spoke in support of Car-
ter at the Fourth Ave. head-
Jones and Fojtik said that
they found Carter's views sur-
prsingly more liberal than they
had expected. "(Fred) Harris
was my first choice," Jones
said, "but for a variety of rea-
sons, that campaign didn't real-
ly get off the ground. One of the
things we learned from '72 is
that our efforts don't help if
your candidate doesn't stand a
ghost of a chance.
"CARTER HAS been branded
a conservative by the media,"

found others who were in sup-
port of Carter," she said.
She theorized that liberals
have been reticent in backing
Carter because of an "albatross
image tied around his neck as
a conservative southerner."
CHIP CARTER said he was
finhing "incredible the differ-
elr kinds of groups that are vot-
iog for its. Not since Kennedy
o ill sorts of people backed
a catdidae- we're getting blue-
c(llior and white-collar support
of bulbhuobby and John Ken-
net' variety," he stated.
All three speakers said that
forimier McGtuvern supporters
were citributing to Carter's
campaigning effort, and young
Cter said that 'since George
Wallace his gone down the tube,
we're picking up some of his
Over 11 Carter relatives -
children, brothers, parents -
have been on the campaign
trail working for the presidential
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