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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 23, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Weather warm and dry More data on Pate 3a 92nd year a no. 114 the High Point Enterprise Cau us circulation 8s2-171 classified ads 885-2177 other depts. 885-2181 High Point. N. A. Friday afternoon april 23, 1976 Early tobacco vegetables suffer 28 pages daily 15c, sunday 35state in 22nd Day of current dry spell by the associated press you done to find anybody going around North Carolina at this Point in april saying Quot rain rain go away come again another what you do find is Many a person saying Quot we sure do need a april for the most part has been without its showers that Are supposed to bring May Flowers a As Well As Corn and tobacco and wheat and other crops in the Cape fear Region of the state embracing the Southeastern portion there already is Little Hope that Early tobacco and vegetable crops will survive even if Long needed Rains come soon. Throughout the state the Long dry spell has been Felt on farms from mountains to the coast and in the dry Woodlands that have experienced ravaging fires. According to the National weather service at the Raleigh Durham Airport the last Good general rain Over the state occurred the first of this month. Since records have been kept at the Raleigh Durham office dating from 1954, the longest spell without rain was 32 Days. A spokesman noted thursday it now has been 22 Days without rain in the current dry spell. In the Cape fear Region a 10-county area there was increased activity among Farmers this week to offset the effects of the unusually dry weather and an april to freeze agriculture experts pointed out that most of the damage to Young Plant Beds and Early planted tobacco came with the unexpected drop in temperature below the freezing Mark. Quot our Farmers were caught by Surprise when the freeze came saturday before last by the time it dipped to 27 degrees the following monday it was too late for covering Young Plant Beds to do any Good a observed an agricultural Extension agent. The Region which includes Cumberland. Hoke. Moore Lee Harnett Sampson. Bladen. Robeson Columbus and Scotland counties has taken on the appearance of a dust bowl with the dry soil blowing in thick Clouds northeastward in the coastal Plain a Craven county tobacco Farmer Mel Lang said Quot we be been three weeks without rain and i m preparing now to replant 30 acres of Lang said the winds kicking up dust storms have done As much damage As the drought. A native of the area. Lang observed Quot i sure done to recall seeing dust storms like i be seen this year driving in one it looks like a pea soup in Salisbury one of the effect of drought has been noted in the flow of the South Yadkin River. Hoffa killers believed known Jimmy Hoffa Detroit a Federal investigators believe they know who killed former teamsters Boss James r. Hoffa but feel their Case is not Strong enough to take to court the Detroit f ree press today quoted a High ranking Justice department official As saying. The free press said another Justice department official who asked not to be identified said information supplied by witnesses and underworld informants Points to Detroit area persons and new Jersey mafia figures As the persons who killed Hoffa the Justice department official said new Jersey teamsters official Anthony a Tony pro Provenzano figures in the government investigation the newspaper said one Justice department official Richard Thornburgh was quoted by the newspaper As saying Quot we have a very viable theory As to the facts and circumstances surrounding the kidnapping and murder of Hoffa and As to who was responsible. But there is a difference Between what we know and what we can prove in Hoffa was last seen in the company of several other men july 30 outside a restaurant in Bloomfield township Mich. The Story by the free press Washington Bureau quoted another unnamed Federal source As saying that Charles Quot Chuckie of Brien played a major role in the events that led up to Hoffa s disappearance. O Brien is a teamsters official who was raised by Hoffa from childhood and who was brought into Union politics by Hoffa. The free press quoted one Justice department source As saying o Brien might have been involved unwittingly in the Hoffa disappearance when he picked up Hoffa s killers at Detroit metropolitan Airport the Day they flew to Michigan to kill the sex teamsters Boss. O Brien might not have known Why the men came to Michigan the Justice department source said. Of Brien and Provenzano who have steadfastly denied they know anything of Hof so a Hoffa on 2a Frost kills crop Coffee expected to go to $2 or More a Pound for answers to questions or help with a problem Call or write action line in care of the Enterprise. Every request is considered but please understand that the volume makes it impossible to answer or even acknowledge every one. Complaint against Magazine q. Will you please give me the address of the better business Bureau i mailed a Check for $9 for a two year subscription to the ladies Home journal and that was february 4. I received the cancelled Check Back on feb. 22 and i have received notice to mail the $9 for my subscription. I mailed the cancelled Check Back As proof and i have not received the Magazine or heard from them about it. Should i Contact the Bah thanks. Mrs. . A there is a local number for the better business Bureau in the phone Book but for a complaint involving magazines there is a Magazine action line. You can drop a note describing the problem to Joseph j. Kelleher. Vice president publishers Clearing House 382 Channel drive port Washington n y. 11050 they also have a customer service wats line. 1-800-645-9242 communication problem q. I read in the paper that the chamber of Commerce was keeping a file on rooms in private Homes for the furniture Market visitors. I have a Nice place in Jamestown and can accommodate five people so i called the chamber talked to two different people and they said i had to be registered. I done to have to rent my room but i was just trying to be of some help if they needed it. What do you have to do to get registered or. . A. Apparently there was a problem in communication one of the women understood that you had registered your room before but they could find no card and then you did no to give them your Street address. There is also some drawback in the location since some visitors have no transportation and prefer to stay where car pools and taxis Are More accessible however they now have your name and address on file in Case some visitors with a car wish to Avail themselves of your offer. Sound off this letter is directed primarily to the medical professionals who Are associated with our local Hospital. Do you people realize that just because a person is critically ill or injured this does not necessarily mean that their hearing is impaired. Statements such As hit list Are turning Blue. Hit breathing in Flower. Does he have insurance i Don t think he t going to make it. Does he have Uny relative of one Ever Comet to tee him. He Ture look bad now. I Don t know what Elte we can do. All ice can do now it keep him comfortable. I Ture do feel Torry for him. Certainly Are not conducive to a patients recovery. It would seem to me that discretion in conversations with More emphasis on medical applications would serve the people who have to have the services a lot better. Basic patient relations should teach even the less professional that what i have mentioned above needs to be adhered to. Just sign me Quot one who has been there and knows what he is tasting new York of a Consumers soon May be paying <2 and More for a Pound of Coffee As a result of new increases at the wholesale level the boost results from expectations of a Coffee shortage caused by last Summers Frost in Brazil atm flue a ung Rouni Coffee Beans in specially store a wire photo Les Hurt of the . Department of agriculture said wholesale prices for Coffee Are now running at 82 09 for a one Pound can retail prices he said Quot Are changing so fast that it s hard to keep up with but Hurt noted that the Quot retail Price very often runs below the wholesale level Quot because stores use Coffee As a Quot loss Leader to entice customers the difference is usually Only a few cents. Does that mean Coffee for $2 and up at retail Quot yes a said Hurt adding that it takes a couple of months for the wholesale Price to be reflected on supermarket shelves. The country a two largest Coffee marketers a general foods corp and Folger Coffee co., a division of Procter amp Gamble co a both announced increases at the wholesale level this week general foods said the Price of Green Coffee Beans has More than doubled since last july and that commodity costs represent 80 per cent of its manufacturing Cost. Hurt who is with the sugar and tropical products division of the us a s foreign agricultural service also said the higher wholesale prices reflect higher prices for raw Coffee Beans a Pound of raw Coffee Beans currently is Selling for about la 25 toll 30. Up from about 70 cents at this time last year there is a 16 per cent loss in roasting meaning for example that too pounds of raw Beans purchased for 3125 winds up As 84 pounds of roasted Beans Worth almost 51 50 per Pound not counting the Cost of the roasting procedure the Cost of packing distribution and marketing still must be added the present Supply of Coffee is adequate although it is below last years Hurt said that estimated world Coffee production for the 1975-76 crop year is just under 72 so Coffee on 2a clocks move Forward sunday Marks beginning of Daylight saving time the flow recorded one Day this week by the u. S geological Survey was 54 per cent below the april average. Hugh Wilder cogs assistant District chief said the recorded flow of the South Yadkin was 187 cubic feet per second on the Day mentioned he said the average for april is 339 cubic feet per second the amount of water flowing past the Check station has been dropping daily reflecting the dry Spring the March River flow at the station was the third lowest since measurements were started in 1938, the spokesman said meanwhile some thunderstorms broke out Over the state wednesday night and thursday but the effects were spotty in Charlotte for example some sections were doused while other sections received not a drop ? y eyes front Soldier Mexico City photographer haul Gomez made this picture of a Well disciplined mexican army band trooper who managed no More than a slight smile despite a feathered distraction Gomez was on assignment covering the official ceremony of the mexican olympic committee when he noticed a Pigeon had decided to watch the proceedings from atop the soldiers hat. I a wire photo Wood Supply big problem in furniture Washington apr Daylight saving time begins sunday. Remember its Spring ahead fall Back. If you like to stroll swat a Tennis Ball or water the Garden in the evening then come sunday you la have an extra hour of Light to indulge in All your favorite pastimes. But if you re a Farmer or like to jog before breakfast a Well sorry. Either Way clocks move Forward sunday one hour for the six months of Daylight saving time St from 2 a in. Sunday to 2 a m. Oct. 31. And if you get confused on which direction to move the hands just remember the saying Quot Spring ahead fall the extra hour May come in Handy for Congress As it grapples with proposals to change the system of six months of St and six months of Standard time. Earler Thip year the Senate passed a Bill to provide seven months of St this year and next from mid March until mid october. But inaction by the House Commerce committee kept it from taking effect in time for the Spring. A House Commerce subcommittee has tentatively scheduled St hearings for next month but they could be delayed further because other types of legislation Are deemed More important. Until some sort of Bill clears both houses of Congress the nation remains on the pattern of six months of St and six months of Standard time each year. The move to extend St was begun in late 1973 during the Peak of the Energy crisis. Some advocates contended that longer evening Daylight hours when most persons Are awake can result in an Energy savings. But those opposing St argue that less Daylight in morning endangers school children and inconveniences Farmers. They also said St saved Little if any Energy. The change to St will occur across the nation except in Arizona Hawaii and parts of Indiana by Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer Quot the Home furnishings Industry is facing a problem that could become a crisis Quot Robert Lisp ii Man president Bassett furniture industries inc. Said today in describing the Monongahela Issue before a Southern furniture Market Center press conference As the Spring Southern furniture Market entered its second Day speaking on behalf of the Southern furniture manufacturers assn., Spilman said a . Circuit court opinion which vastly restricted harvesting of Trees from the Monongahela National Forest in w Virginia Quot disallows sound Forest management practices As used by the Forest service for years and sets National Forest management practices Back to standards established in 1897.&Quot noting the forestry services has acted under the ruling to prohibit Sale of Timber except under very restrictive conditions in National forests in North Carolina South Carolina Virginia and w Virginia. Spilman said Quot the looming Timber crisis rivals the Energy crisis of 1973 in loss of the National forests which Supply about 15 per cent of the natural Wood used by the housing and furniture industries As a resource will Quot mean higher prices Quot for the consumer Spilman said. He reported prices of lumber have already begun to climb and that the Price of Oak a species commonly used in furniture construction has jumped by 30 per cent in recent months Spilman said the Quot problem can Only be alleviated by congressional action and noted measures now before both the la s Senate and the House of representatives to take vital Forest management decisions out of the courts and put them with the appropriate safeguards Back into the hands of the . Forest he said the measures the Soma supports Quot would allow the National forests to be managed on an environment tally sound and yet protected basis resulting in a protected environment and a continued reasonable Price for the press conference came As retail furniture buyers from All 50 states and Many foreign nations flooded into Piedmont North Carolina to visit factory showrooms and display buildings in High Point Thomasville Lexington Hickory and Lenoir in a search for merchandise for so a Wood on 2a what s inside amusements12-13a bridge.8b classified ads8-13b comics.14b crossword.8b editorials4a financial2a obituaries .2b sports3-5b television a women a news6-8a weather.3a i j

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