High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Apr 24 1974, Page 14

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 24, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 14a. High Point Enterprise wednesday april 24, 1974 fewer voters on Rolls than in 1972 by Robert h. Reid associated press writer fewer North Carolina voters Are registered for the May 7 primary in which democrats and republicans will choose party nominees for the general election than were on the Rolls for the 1972 election. The state Board of elections said that 2,257,092 persons had registered by the april 8 deadline. For the 1972 presidential balloting 2,357,-645 persons were on the Rolls. Registration figures for the two major parties also declined from 1972, the elections Board said while Independent totals showed a slight increase. Despite the watergate scandals the republicans showed fewer losses than the democrats who far outstrip the gop in total registration. Gop voters strength declined from 541,916 in 1972 to 525,922 this year. The democrats with 1,729,436 voters in 1972, account for 1,646,122 of the states voters this year. American party affiliation dropped sharply this year from 7,164 in 1972 to 4,735 this month. However it is not known How Many american party members switched affiliation to vote in the democratic or Republican primaries. Election offices in major tar Heel cities said new registrations were Down this year and that lines near the deadline were Shorter than anticipated. A we had More than 2,000 new registrations. That a nothing compared to 1972,�?� said Martha Mclaughlin executive Secretary of the Wake county elections Board. A so far we Haven t had any indication that there s much interest in the primary she said. A it has been As slow an election As i be seen in 20 a spokesman for the Mecklenburg county Board said she thought there had been a larger number of 18-year-old registrations this year. However the figures for total registration dropped in the county from 172,641 in 1972 to 160,681 this year. Election officials were Uncertain about the reasons for the decline although some said state races fail to attract the attention of National campaigns. Quot of course 1972 was a bigger election a said Kathy Church of the Forsyth county Board. A we did not have As Long lines at the deadline. I think maybe a lot of it is being an off year election voters will choose candidates for the Senate seat held by sen. Sam j. Ervin jr., As Well As Standard bearers for the . House of representatives the general Assembly the state supreme court the state court of appeals and the general Assembly. At White Star discount centers to re m on Oua Ify. T. $ it Ltd Trio borrow ladder to Rob Sears store a win in. Quot i l Sll 4% a ii v v a Wilmington a police Are searching for three men who. Posing As Telephone repairmen borrowed a Stepladder from a Sears Roebuck and co. If Tore and used it to Rob the Tore of an undetermined amount of Money. A spokesman for the police department said the men borrowed the ladder from the paint department tuesday on the pretence they needed it to do some work on the opposite Side of the store. Police said the men took the ladder to the rear of the store s credit department and placed it against an eight foot High partition sur rounding a locked area containing a Safe. They then climbed Over the partition. When the cashier returned from lunch and entered the locked area she saw the robbers at work and began to scream police said. Clutching the Money the men fled Down an aisle of the store and to a waiting car parked in the Hanover shopping Center. Police said a Check of the cards License number revealed it had been stolen earlier from another bats perform a valuable service for Mankind by consuming great quantities of bothersome insects. 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A full Coil suspension for a Good ride. A wide stance and Low Center of Gravity for stability and Good handling. Folded full foam front bucket seats. And a few surprises for the Money. Carpeting. Floor mounted shift and hand Brake controls. A sporty looking instrument panel. And our overhead Cam aluminium Block four Cylinder engine which is both economical and responsive. Yes Vega Hatchback did get 29.8 Miles per gallon. Results of recent Chevrolet fuel Economy tests show an average of 29.8 Miles per gallon for Vega at a steady Speed of 55 Miles per hour the maximum Federal Speed. In simulated suburban City driving average Speed 24 Mph with 1.6 stops per mile Vega averaged 26.5 mpg. Engineers conducted the tests at our proving grounds cars were Vega hatchbacks equipped with Standard engine and transmission and popular options. In All tests cars carried the weight of two passengers. Of course the mileage you la get depends on How and w Here you drive. Vegas fuel Economy coupled with its Standard 16-gallon-rated fuel tank offers the kind of driving Range that makes lots of sense today. A real value. Vega is a comfortable solid Little car that a a lot of fun to drive and goes a Long Way on a gallon of Gas. It just happens to have a very Low Price. The Vega Notchback Coupe. Test drive it at your Chevy dealers. Chevrolet makes sense por America manufacturer License 110 health amp Beauty aids discount centers 120 South main Street High Point Southgate shopping Center Thomasville 4 24 4

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