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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 21, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Morrison cites Duhe weather prisoner pay discrepancies. . >awwn,.% two youths i business found dead note Raleigh apr the state department of corrections is violating state Law by not paying some inmates for prison Enterprise work even though others Are paid. Fred Morrison executive director of the inmate grievance commission has charged. Thirteen inmates at the Triangle correctional Center in Raleigh All worked at the same Job with identical hours but Only seven of them were paid Morrison said tuesday. In another example Morrison said of 33 inmates in prison jobs at the Washington county unit Only 18 were paid. State Law requires the department to pay inmates up to $1 a Day for working in prison enterprises housekeeping maintenance or Highway work. Corrections officials said they done to have enough accused killer ruled unable to stand trial Morganton a a 15-year-old youth charged with strangling a fellow mental patient at Broughton Hospital March 31 has been declared mentally incompetent to stand trial. The youth whose identity was not disclosed had been charged with murder in the death of Edward Gallant 24, of Charlotte in a bathroom of the Hospital. The alleged Slayer has been returned to Broughton after examination at Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh where he was declared incompetent. Money to pay All inmates an incentive wage. Officials said a quota system is used in some prisons to determine which inmates get paid even though others May do the same work for nothing if there in t enough Money to pay everyone $1 a Day the wage scale should be lowered so that All inmates can earn something Morrison said wages paid to inmates used on Road work Are funded by the department of transportation which also transports the inmates if the work is across county lines. Dot agreed to pay corrections $216,000 for 1,000 inmates to work on Road projects from last july i until june i when the contract will be up for renewal. Dot officials said they could not estimate savings realized by using inmate labor rather than contractors for Road work. Much of the work done by inmates is hand work such As cleaning ditches and chopping Bushes that would not be contracted privately officials said inmates assigned to jobs other than Road work Are paid by the prison Enterprise system which grossed $25 million last fiscal year and is expected to Gross about $20 million this year. Officials said the profit last year was $1.57 million and is expected to be $1.1 million this year. Leon Gabriel assistant controller in corrections. Said the Agency has allocated $268,000 from prison Enterprise profits for inmate incentive wage since last summer and anticipates the total to reach $348,000 by the end of the fiscal year june 30 Morrison said its not right for the system to pay some inmates and not pay others. To pow risks a. A a a a. Stationary occlude for mini a ass data Iran National i Atni i slav if Noaa us pap1 a1 t j Chance of rain for the first time in recent memory rain was in the forecast North Carolina partly Cloudy today with Chance of showers and thunderstorms West but mainly sunny East. Highs today Low to mid 70s mountains to Low to mid 80s East. Partly Cloudy tonight and thursday with Chance of showers and thunderstorms West tonight lows tonight mid 40s to Low 50s mountains to upper 50s to Low 60s coast highs thursday mid 60s to Low 70s mountains to around 80 South East. South Carolina partly Cloudy and continued warm today and thursday with widely scattered thundershowers mainly Northwest portion this afternoon and tonight. High both Days mostly 80s. Low tonight in the 50s. Three Day forecast North Carolina extended Outlook Friday through saturday partly Cloudy Friday through saturday with a Chance of scattered showers in the mountains on saturday and across the state on sunday. 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Set includes Lawn glider sky Scooter 2 swings convertible slide. 37 f4214 High Point /"7 2 300 North main St am at Eastchester weather picture today for the state. Whether or not it will rain is another Story the fact that it has even been forecast is quite a change from the past several weeks weathermen called for a Chance of showers and thunderstorms through tonight. Highs today were to have been in the High 70s to Low 80s lows tonight Are forecast to be in the mid to upper 50s thursday s highs Are predicted to be in the 70s. Rain probability is 30 per cent through tonight and 20 per cent thursday. Population dip los Angeles a when California s Gold Rush started los Angeles briefly suffered economically. Forty liners from out of state and residents of the City rushed to the Gold Fields and for a while the City a Popula 1 Tion declined. At resort Hilton head Island. . Apr two Hilton head Island youths apparently victims of a murder suicide have been discovered dead in their apartment at the resort Community. David Zeigler 21. Discovered the bodies of his two roommates about 8 monday. Dead Are j Bryant Bagwell jr., 18, and Jerry Lee Flanigan. 19. Chief Deputy sheriff Gerald Griffin said it is believed the deaths were caused by a murder suicide Bagwell a body was found lying face Down under a sleeping bag he had been shot in the Back of the head apparently while asleep Flanigan was found in another bedroom with what appears to be the murder weapon he was shot at close Range and a .30 Caliper carbine Lay on the floor at his Side. County Coroner Roger Pinckney ordered an autopsy on the bodies to determine who fired the shots by checking for Gunpowder traces. A Good sense of humor is the Only real Fountain of South by earnings up new York Burlington industries inc today reported consolidated net earnings for the second fiscal Quarter ended March 27, 1976 of $23,752,000 or 85 cents per share and net sales of $568,813,000 these results reflect a continuation of the improving trend of business show ing an earnings increase of 13.ig Over the prior december 1975 Quarter earnings of $21,007,000 in the 1975 March Quarter consolidated net sales were $465.180. Ski with net earnings of $3,559,000. Or 13 cents per share for the six months ended March. 1976. Consolidated net earnings were $44,759.ooo, or $1.60 per share on 27.976, xxx average shares outstanding and net sales Wert $1,105.434, xxx for the comparable six months last year net earnings were $12.757. Xxx or 46 cents per share on 27.790.000 average shares outstanding and net sales were $958,450,000 Burlington s Board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per common share payable june i. 1976 to shareholders of record at the close of business april 30, 1976 High Point Enterprise wednesday april 21, 1976 5a a cab profits Rise in three quarters Greensboro a the a cab Cor the financial holding company whose flagship is the North Carolina National Bank has reported that profits have been steady to higher in the last three quarters they were 26 cents a share for the first three months of this year. This compared with 25 cents in the third Quarter and the 20 cents in the last Quarter of 1975, but was Down from the 34 cents in the first Quarter chairman Thomas i. Storrs gave the results tuesday at a cab s annual meeting in Greensboro the first time the meeting has been held outside Charlotte he said Greensboro had Ben chosen because of the Broad base of a cab stockholders in the area. Two Greensboro Banks Guilford National and Security National have been acquired by the statewide a cab president Hugh l Mccoll or said that while some Banks have retrenched their International operations. A cab has expanded such operations and last year had a profit of $5 million on them Quot we have less than one per cent of our total foreign Loans in the problem areas of tankers United kingdom real estate fringe Banks and third world lending Quot he said Kitchen remodelling Marsh kitchens inc. Phone 882-0722 folding leg tables and folding chairs depend Obj economical Hales too of surface plaint Laminar #100 to 72 ski >0 #100 to >96 \ it 50 Formica top $5 of Hup a fab Abo adv table log Tablet available All steel chairs adult in Quot or. 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