High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Apr 22 1976, Page 17

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 22, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Police officer w. W. Woodard assists furniture land visitors photo by cd petrel during Spring Market parking traffic Are problems by Howard Hayes Enterprise staff writer Quot our biggest problems Are parking and said maj Stewart Hartley acting chief of the High Point police dept. Hartley was commenting on the preparations for the Spring Southern furniture Market today. Quot aside from the parking and traffic things work remarkably smooth considering the Large influx of Hartley added a there Are hardly any additional violations of the Law beside parking infractions and possibly a few other traffic Hartley said that the biggest change in the department brought about by the Market was the shifting of some personnel to work in the downtown area surrounding the Market showroom buildings the seven Man tactical unit which generally works an overlapping shift at night and patrols buildings for break ins without having to answer routine patrol complaints from citizens has been switched to a Day shift five other persons assigned to special traffic duty also have been temporarily moved to put 12 persons in the area of the Market showrooms Hartley said that these officers work pedestrian Cross walks in the 200 blocks of s. Main and s Wrenn streets they also work in traffic control and enforce parking ordinances Quot parking is free Quot according to Hartley Quot the Only tickets written for parking involve overtime in the few remaining 15-minute spaces parking in loading zones or stowaway zones and vehicles parked in a manner As to cause a Hazard which also Are towed away at the owner s expense. Quot we have Hundred of cars towed away at the larger markets Quot he said. Quot operators of the markets Are especially cooperative with our according to Hartley he said that preparations Are begun As much As a month in Advance of larger markets with the operators asking what they can do to help police. The Southern furniture Market Center on the East Side of main helps to ease the congestion the week prior to Market when trucks arrive with furniture. Hartley said they have a staging area in a Large lot off e. Green drive where trucks Are sent and then brought to the buildings by radio communication when the docks Are Clear and ready to receive them. The National furniture Mart on the West Side of main uses parking spaces on s Elm Street for trucks waiting turns at the loading Dock to that building Hartley said that traffic and engineering Marks off additional loading zones in the streets around the Market to accommodate the Large furniture trucks. Another parking problem involves the two lots used by City employees and the two lots on either Side of the new municipal building Hartley said that school crossing guards Are used at the entrances of these four lots to Tell out of town furniture men that they cannot use these lots. Hartley said that it is not connected with a City function but that off duty police officers and firefighters work the Market As labourers and Security guards other private Security people Are hired to Check passes and help direct Large trucks at loading areas to the showroom buildings Elreta Alexander half a and a Neal discredits budget Strain. Files candidacy next year . Deficiency a c to it ii ii a panh Nonh mtiaki4lni i f or a fnr#i0n a Nair a judge Elreta m Alexander has filed with the state Board of elections As a candidate to succeed herself As a Guilford county state District court judge subject to the aug 17 primary As a Republican judge Alexander is the fourth incumbent to file for re election others who have previously filed Are judges Dari Fowler. B. Gordon Gentry and Byron Haworth she is seeking her third four year tenure of the office three newcomers seeking one of the eight District court posts to be chosen Are Joseph John. Kent Lively and James Pfaff. A Smithfield native. Judge Alexander was graduated from Aat state University and became the first Black woman Law graduate of Columbia University in new York in 1945 prior to being elected a District judge in 1968, she was in the general practice of Law in Greensboro for several years she is a member of the Board of visitors of appalachian state University and Guilford College and the boards of trustees of the Eastern music festival and the n c. Symphony society inc. Currently she is a Elreta Alexander member of the Atlanta regional panel of the presidents commission on White House fellowships. She resides at 4011 Vav Friendly ave. In Greensboro. Marceline Burton an accountant locally Active in the democratic party filed As a candidate wednesday for the Guilford county Board of commissioners she will seek nomination in the aug 17 primary for one of three seats up for election on the five member Board a Gethsemane Community so Elreta on 28 Asheboro Randolph county sheriff Carl Moore says he almost will have to triple his budget requests for next year if he is to continue to operate his department efficiently. Moore says he plans to submit his budget proposal for the 1976-77 fiscal year to the county commissioners at their 1976-77 fiscal year to the county commissioners at their Mav meeting and it will total $723,000 or $823,000 if local funds Are needed to retain his employees hired under the Federal emergency jobs program he said this will require an additional $100,000 the sheriff s budget request will include 13 new men. An across the Board to per cent pay increase for All employees and funds to replace the current patrol Fleet of 27 cars for 1976 models if Moore does submit the budget As he now proposes he will be seeking an increase of More than $330,000 Over the budget under which he is now operating or $390,000 these Are local funds Only. Not including the $243,906 in Federal funds which he received in the emergency jobs programs and other federally sponsored programs Thomasville fifth District congressman Stephen Neal said wednesday allegations that the United states is now second to the soviet Union in military capabilities Quot is simply making an appearance at City Hall in a second round of his Quot town Neal concentrated on foreign policy issues. He has an avid interest in foreign policy and has said that he would like to get on the . House committee on foreign affairs to compare the soviet Union and the Warsaw pact countries to the United states and nato countries Neal said. Quot we re ahead in terms of accuracy and defense capabilities of missiles Quot Neal said he agreed with the idea that the United states should keep the Panama canal zone he said he did not know what Secretary of state Henry Kissinger has told the panamanians in his negotiations with them Quot he has said that he is trying to pacify them without giving it secrecy is one of the greatest dangers the country faces in conducting its foreign policy Neal said he said he believes everything the country does in establishing foreign policy should be made Public for example the Cia working to overthrow a foreign government. N Eal expressed admiration for presidential candidate Jimmy Carter former governor of Georgia and responded to conservative criticism of his congressional voting record on budget matters allegations by the american conservative Union that he has voted for measures that would tend to Quot bust the budget Quot Are Quot an absolute he said noting that the new congressional policy of establishing a limit within which the legislators make allocations of Federal Money Neal said that Quot to my knowledge i have never voted for any Bill that would bust that budget Quot he spotlighted Carter s Campaign statement that budgets for programs should be examined from the Bottom line up every four years and unnecessary expenditures eliminated Neal said he introduced a Bill similar to that outline and admitted that he got the idea from Carter by Howard Hayes Enterprise staff writer three women employees of two High Point Massage Parlours were arrested by High Point police wednesday and charged with violation of the City a new ordinance governing the operation of such businesses the three women were charged with violation of that part of the ordinance which prohibits the Massage of Quot private parts Quot of the body for hire they were identified As Lilly Ann Fuller. 23. Of Russell Avenue employed at the Kivett drive Massage parlor Sharon Denice Walton. 19. Of it 2, Trinity and Kim Burrell Smith 18. Of Pershing Street both employed at Peacock Massage parlor on w. Green drive. The High Point City Council passed the Massage parlor ordinance april i the local ordinance was patterned after or is almost identical to the ordinance used by Durham which has been tested and upheld in court police Legal advisor Jim Tennant said wednesday that he went to the City s three Massage Parlours to advise them that the ordinance has become effective the 20-Day waiting period after enactment was Over wednesday Quot we also advised them that they still had 40 Days to comply with the License requirement Quot Tennant said Quot at the end of 40 Days Alles to a b 11 s h i be n t s giving massages and their personnel will have to be licensed by the City to get a License the employee must have a physical examination and a criminal record investigation Quot it was Learned wednesday that at least one of the Massage Parlours in High Point has a consent agreement that can be signed by the client for a free Massage of private parts. The agreement says in part Quot i understand that under the current High Point City ordinance the Atlas health club cannot Massage or offer to Massage my private parts for hire i further understand that if i simply wish to have a Massage of my private parts. This will be done by employees of Atlas health club free of charge without regard to whether i Purchase any Massage from the Atlas health club Quot Quot this agreement is apparently an attempt to get around the part of tile new ordinance concerning Massage of private parts Tor hire Quot Tennant said Quot we the police dept will enforce the Law and allow the courts to decide Tennant said that in Addi lion to warning the parlor operators about the massaging of private parts he also told them that they were not allowed to stay open past Midnight or Massage persons under 18 years of age Greensboro has adopted an ordinance also patterned alter the Durham Law Massage parlor operators in Greensboro Are reported to by trying to Quot skirt Quot the Law on the Midnight closing time by offering a 24 hour girl is fort Quot to come to the client Tennant said wednesday that. To ins know linage the local Parlours Are not offering such a service High Point Enterprise thursday afternoon april 22. 1976 Section b Hickory Market announces plan for expansion Hickory a Hickory furniture Mart has announced plans for a 300.000-Squat� fool addition in tile burgeoning Southern furniture Market tva caravan slates mall Stop Quot Tennessee Valley Bicentennial South Quot a travelling caravan of exhibits depicting the history and development of the South will make a one Day Stop in High Point Friday the caravan will be located at Westchester mall and is cosponsored by the Tennessee Valley authority the North Carolina army National guard and the North Carolina Bicentennial commission it is being brought to High Point As a Bicentennial gift of the High Point Jaycees there will be no admission charge the caravan consists of five exhibit trailers which will be placed in a connected a shaped configuration the Interior of each trailer is designed so that the visitor will be taken Back through time to the late 1500 a when Indian villages once dotted the Region displays and sound effects have been carefully combined to isolate the visitor from the outside world while recreating the movement of history As it took place in the South from the Distant past to the Promise of the future. I an audiovisual presentation entitled Quot Celebration Quot will complement the historical theme of the caravan by featuring contemporary life in the South this ten and one half minute program was awarded a grand prize at the new York International film and television festival last november it uses 15 simultaneous slide projectors and a Large screen built into the Side of one trailer More than 900 slides Are presented in synchronization with original music an outdoor exhibit of items of historical interest will also be tva caravan on 2b on opening Day of Southern furniture Market versatile game table makes its debut by Robert Marks Enterprise associate editor when times Are hard people think of having Good times that is Why Disneyland and Las vegas for examples have been booming during the past year that is Why Larry Heyman has come Forth with a Home bar that can quickly become a game table Complete with a stereo set to provide Good music while Good friends and neighbors have a Good time. The bar and a similar versatile game table Are making their first appearance at the Southern furniture Market. Heyman has them on display in the showroom of . Manufacturing co. In the Green drive Wing of the Southern furniture Market Center. With its Plant in Baltimore. Md., . Manufacturing has be i in the business of Mak-sr.0 ars for the Home for the ast 30 years. Its bars Range Tram the traditional styling to in recent years bars with plastic panels and flashing Strobe lights the game bar is the latest addition to the line it was designed by Heyman and is being made by fable games unlimited which he owns As a part of the . Manufacturing operation Quot you know the pattern always is that when times Are difficult people look for things to do to take their minds off their troubles Quot Heyman explained Quot the game bar is intended to help them do that while they remain at at first the game bar looks to be just another Ordinary bar for a recreation room in a Home. But two panels of the top fold Back to reveal a backgammon Board. Lifted out and turned Over the backgammon Board becomes a Board for checkers or chess. When this Board is removed entirely from the top of the bar there is a Green Felt lined gaming table for playing Dice Quot just like in Las vegas Quot Heyman said. Additionally the bar comes with a Back Wall piece with a Dart Board. Quot you know you could keep the party going All night with this Quot Heyman said the bar and the Back Wall piece Are made from laminated Woods while the game table itself is made from solid Oak or Walnut a less expensive Model of the game table is available Heyman said backgammon checkers or chess and Dice can also be played on the table. Heyman said he is thinking of adding scrabble and monopoly boards to the table As Well. Both the backgammon Board and the checkers or chess boards with the table have hand tooled leather marking the playing areas. Four new Board members Are to be seated when the directors of the american furniture foundation and Hall of lame in Hickory hold their april meeting next week in Winston Salem in addition the directors will name six regional vice presidents adopt by Laws and appoint a number of new committees and task forces. Andrew h. Wilhite director of merchandising for furniture operations for Morasco corp., is president of the foundation whose purpose is to preserve the history and heritage of the furniture Industry in the United states Al Levy a director of the american furniture f Ounda a. Versatile on 21 Larry Heyman with game bar ready for backgammon or darts photo by Chi Petrei the furniture exhibition building is located on Highway 64-70 East of Hickory in the mull s Motel and mull s restaurant Complex the present Mart building is a four Story Structure containing 300.000 Square feet announcement of the expansion came from g Leroy lad. President who said Quot the building we have on the planning boards not Only visually exciting it is a Model of up to the minute Energy saving features that should be benchmarks in area construction Quot with the planned 12-Story addition the Hickory furniture Mart will become the largest no production building in Catawba county architect William in Reinhardt of Newton said this has been one of the most challenging and one of the most rewarding buildings our i inn has Ever designed of course the fact that the present Hickory furniture Mart was designed with this addition in mind is a plus and. Our prior experience with the problems of the Mart construction have belied us to perfect our present Interior design of the new building will he by Jim Mcdonald associates of los Angeles Calif Mcdonald a specialist in Large space concepts has worked extensively in the United states and Canada he holds a number of design awards lad said Quot after studying Many existing Mart buildings throughout the country As Well As the latest techniques in construction and space utilization we set three Basic criteria f first. We wanted Energy consumption kept at a minimum second we wanted the building to be the essence of efficiency for visiting and shopping and third we wanted extreme flexibility to meet tenant needs Quot the building will have a mall Interior courtyard designed to take advantage of natural Energy sources a body of water will Supply a local Point i rom a decorative standpoint while the water is used to help Cool the building Lait said that solar radiation from overhead roof panels would conduct heat to the Interior of the building where a system of baffles and sliding overhead panels would be used the addition will be constructed at the West end of the present Hickory furniture Mart on part of a 35-acre tract owned by the Complex arrests made for violation of Massage Law

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