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   Statesville Record and Landmark (Newspaper) - January 10, 1974, Statesville, North Carolina                                FUEL STOCK COMPARISON 10 Mflraftf of Mfftrf 5 1573 1474 JET FUELS GASOLINE MIDDLE RESIDUAL OIL DISTILLATES Stvrw Amtritm Ptfroltufl Kissinger Plans Talk With Mid d Published in the Heart of the Dairying and Industrial Region of Piedmont North Carolina STATESVILLE RECORD a LANDMARK 100 States January 9 FUEL STOCKS COMPARED Thfs chart compares the stock of oil dis tillates on hand in the United States on 5 last year with that on hand on 4 this The figures are broken down into jet middle where home heating and diesel oils are derived and residual used by power plants and in dustrial plants and in some heating AP Wirephoto Chart Embargo Effects Seen Crude Oil Imports Drop WASHINGTON AP ImArab oil embargo ports of crude oil to the United For the week ending States last week were milthe imports totaled million lion barrels per day lower than barrels per according to the level around the time the statistics issued Wednesday by PERFORMANCE AUDIT A followup study of 1973 high school graduates has just been released by the State Depart ment of Public Instruction and is of interest Down In Iredell and Of the members of the 1973 graduating 56 per cent went on to some sort of postsecondary education and 32 per cent went directly into gainful Another 4 per cent entered military ser vice and there is no record of what happened to the other 8 per How do the Iredell statistics compare with these Only per cent of the 538 graduates of rural high schools in Iredell went on to college or other postsecondary In Mooresville the figure was much better per cent and in Statesville it was still per Broken down the figures show for the 538 rural per cent entered senior per cent entered community college or technical per cent entered junior and per cent enroled in business or nursing Almost half of the rural per to be entered gainful employ For the 130 Mooresville per cent went directly to senior per cent to community college or technical per cent to junior college and per cent to Business or nursing Only per cent of the 1973 class entered gainful For the 264 Statesville per cent went directly to senior 25 per cent to community college or technical 3 per cent to junior college and per cent to business or nursing Only per cent of the 1973 class went to By way of comparison per cent of the 315 graduates of Chapel HillCarrboro went on to higher the highest in the And per cent of the 135 graduates of Hender sonville High went perhaps the second There is one other bit of in teresting information in the report and it has to do with pro jections of high school graduates for the years These projections show the rural high schools increasing steadily from 590 in 1974 to 671 in They show Mooresville holding fairly rising from 134 in 1974 to 156 in but they show Statesville under See Page 2A New State Administered Oath AP North Carolinas Criminal Jus tice Training and Education System Council was sworn in to day on the campus of South wood a former junior college which has been offered to the state as a site for a law enforcement training The council and Robert Morgan toured the campus this morning and then The 86th Old Time Gospel Sing Grace Park Rec Center NOCHARGE 4 Top Quartets 1 The Original Apostles Charlotte 2 The Rock Hill SC 3 TheSinging TheSinging Jonesville The Sing That Is For People Yall Come planned to meet later with Jim Holshouser to discuss plans for the Morgan said the facilities available to us here can enable us to begin years sooner and at a considerably If the campus site is ap as initial training classes probably would begin as early as this The 1973 General Assembly approved the concept of the training but left out any source of Charles state Bureau of Investi gation said initial funding was expected from the federal Law Enforcement As sistance Addi tional money would be sought from the state as the academy Dunn said the proposed academy would be available to all law enforcement officers in the the American Petroleum In an oil industry trade or This compares to million barrels a day for the week end ing just after the Arab oil embargo was imports of refined which are not cov ered by the Arab ap pear to be holding almost level since This could mean that Arab oil was still reaching the United States through foreign refi If the impact of the embargo could be only about half of the million barrels per day cut off that could result if finished products were with The weekly figures showed an increase of some barrels per day from the im port figures of a week This offered some hope that the slump in imports could be lev elling but there was no way to know for The total oil made available daily during the four weeks ending 4 averaged slightly less than that of one year ear signaling a real oil short age when compared with de mand increases over the past there were prom ises of an end to oil price in creases at least for a The Arab states said they would freeze their oil prices at least until And federal energy chief William Simon said the administration plans to hold the price of domestic crude oil at its present legal Simon said the governments price controls on petroleum helped stabilize prices in gener al and he sees no reason to in crease the oil price in the near But in the ex ecutive director of the Ameri can Petroleum Institute said he would rather see the retail price of gasoline rise to 70 cents a gallon rather than have a rationing system The Ray said higher costs for gasoline would be more effective than ratio ning in controlling People will not waste some thing that is he And in San the Western White House said the foreign ministers of eight major oilconsuming nations have been invited to attend a meeting next month on global energy Positive responses were voiced by representatives of Ja Canada and Also invited were representatives of the Netherlands and WEATHER Mostly cloudy today and Friday with chance of Local temperatures for the 24hour period ending at today 52 Rainfall measured Auditors To Check Refiners WASHINGTON AP Energy Chief William Simon said today investigators from his Federal Energy Office and the Internal Revenue Service are auditing the profit and supply records of every petroleum refiner in the A statement issued by Simon said the audit is aimed at mak ing sure the price increases on petroleum products reflect only cost increases and not jacked up It also will help to verify the accuracy of refiner reports on crude oil and product supplies and is a major step toward es tablishing an independent re porting and information system on refinery inventories at FEO Simon said The federal government tra ditionally has relied on infor mation provided by the oil com mainly through their trade the Ameri can Petroleum or in directly through reporting to other organizations and state the federal now deep in the direct management of the nations supply and dis has no complete sys tem for collecting its own ener gy Simon said a joint task force from the FEO and the IRS would include some 35 agents at He said the agents would be divided into teams conducting audits in corporate The including FEO cost analysts and IRS agents trained in petroleum regu lations and refinery will visit individual firms as of ten as four times a he Simon said the program will cover all 140 refiners in the United States with continual field reviews of major refiners who control some 90 per cent of the nations refinery Smaller refiners will be sub ject to desk audits in Wash ington which would be ex panded into field reviews as The FEO recently took over petroleum price controls from the Cost of Living NEWSPY PLANES The first two prototype Remotely Piloted Vehicles turned out by Teledyne Ryans San plant occupy a room with officials during the recent The aircraft were built under a million contract for the Air AP Wirephoto After Release Of White Papers Action Of Aides Questioned WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Nixons white papers on the milk fund and ITT while supporting his own leave questions about the actions and statements of some former In issuing the papers Tues the White House denied anew that promises of political contributions were behind Nix ons decision to raise dairy price or adminis tration settlement of an anti trust case against International Telephone and Telegraph The statements apparently leave the former aides to do their own For Nixons ITT statement left standing some apparent conflicts between what Nixon now says and what former attorney general John Mitchell and Richard Kleindienst once said under oath concerning their The white paper said Nixon ordered a temporary halt in an titrust proceedings against the huge conglomerate prior to FITS offer to hefc finance the Republican National Con The White House said then a deputy at torney received the presidential order to stop the ITT which was then head ed for the Supreme Court But it also said Nixon changed his mind and rescinded his order on advice of then who reportedly told Nixon a key Justice Depart ment official would quit if the ITT case were Kleindienst testified at his Senate confirmation hearings nearly two years ago that the White House never interfered with his handling of the ITT case And Mitchell gave sworn testimony that he had com pletely disqualified himself from the ITT In the milkfund the White House said for the first time that it was former special counsel Charles Colson who told Nixon that the nations largest dairy cooperative had promised million to Nixons The White House said Colson recommended that Nixon ac knowledge this pledge of sup port from the Associated Milk Producers in a meeting with two of its But it went on to say that Nixon didnt take Colsons advice and kept silent about the million promise in his meeting with the two AMPI at the Western White Deputy Press Secretary Gerald Warren in dicated no further white papers would be issued by the White House on Watergate and other allegations of Warren said any additional information would be provided within the proper adding that the White House believes the proper forum is the special Watergate prosecutors Huge Traffic Jams Result In London Railway Engineers Walk Off From Jobs LONDON AP Nearly 000 disgruntled railway engi neers walked off the job early cutting the flow of com muters into London by more than 90 per Only 58 trains out of a sched uled 532 arrived in the British and of the com muters who normally come to work only made cials Huge traffic jams built up around the British capital as commuters took to their British Rail warned those who managed to get into the capital there was little point in trying to get home by train There simply wont be any trains a spokes man The railwaymen were angry because the railway board started sending home union men who refused to take out trains in violation of the slow clown the union is waging in support of wage The railmen have already knocked out much of the nations com muter services by strict adhe rence to the numerous time consuming rules many of them outmoded with which tradition has saddled the rail Leaders of the nations 000 miners voted unanimously to continue the overtime ban that has cut coal supplies by a Coal provides 70 per cent of Britains Because of the miners action the govern ment put industry on a three day week to conserve energy Talks on the miners pay claim remained raising the threat of supply shortages in basic commodities like which eventually could force industry onto a two day Both the coal miners and the railmen are demanding pay in creases above the antiinflation ceilings set by Prime Minister Edward Heath told the House of Commons Wednesday that he would not breach the Proposal Expected On Troops WASHINGTON AP Sec retary of State Henry Kissin ger leaves tonight for another Middle East trip as the United States and Israel appear near an agreement on a military dis engagement plan for the Suez Canal area Under current Kissinger would return to Washington Sunday But he will meet twice with Egyp tian President Anwar Sadat and once with Golda Israels prime Before the secretary scheduled a joint news confer ence with William the administrations chief energy The two were ex pected to go over aspects of the Arab oil boycott and President Nixons plans for a February meeting with foreign ministers of eight major oilconsuming According to Kissinger will carry to Egypt the essence of Israels thinking on separating the troops of the two nations in the canal No details of Israels ideas were but Jerusalem is known to have promoted the concept of pulling back its troops perhaps 20 miles from the canal if Cairo undertakes mutual These might involve a reduc tion in the number of Egyptian troops on the east bank of the a reopening of the canal to Israeli shipping and a demilitarized zone between the two forces policed by inter national The scenario calls for Kissin ger to outline all of this to Sadat at their first meeting Friday in a southern Egyptian city near the mammouth dam built by the Russians in the The secretary then will fly to Israel to report on Sadats re At that the Je rusalem government may be in a position to draw up a formal proposal on Even if Kissinger will re See Page 2A Children Die In Fire NEW AP Flames swept through a housing project town house and killed the four children of Dale 16 months after her only other child was killed by a The dead in the blaze Wednesday night were identi fied as Earl 4 7 10 and The Dale escaped un police The fifth Whittemore was killed in Sep tember 1972 when he was struck by a Two residents of the Ever green Park Abelardo and his tried unsuccessfully to rescue the I could hear them Guada lupe I asked the little girl to but she She just wouldnt Troop District Now At Full Strength Two Patrolmen Assigned To Alexander County Two state patrolmen have Patrolman Burnette is the son of Canton and joined the high been assigned to Alexander of and Wilson Burnette way patrol on He bringing that county and Troop F of District headquartered in to full First Spratt said the full complement of 22 troopers is now assigned to the IredellAlexander area In cluded are six troopers in 13 in and two line in addition to First The new assignments to Alexander County are Trooper Robert Bruce a veteran of five years on the state highway and Trooper Tracy Lee a former member of the Statesville Police BRUCE BURNETTE TRACY HOLLER has been assigned to Shelby in Cleveland County for the past five He is married to the former Lucy Dotson of Canton and they have two and The Bur nettes reside at 212 Bostian Road in He is a graduate of Bethel High School in a Bap and worked for for eight years prior to joining the highway Patrolman Holler is the son of and Benny Holler of Long Island community in Caiawba He joined the patrol on April and was assigned to the office in where he lias been stationed since graduation from patrol school at the University of North He is married to the former Wanda Hamby of Moravian Falls and they reside at 125 Wilkesboro Road in Taylors A graduate of Bandys High School in Catawba Trooper Holler is a veteran of two years of service in the Marine Troopers Holler and Burnette will join Patrolmen Yoder and Line Reynolds in Alexan Davis was training officer for Reynolds works both Iredell and Alexander   

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