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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 10, 1973, High Point, North Carolina Energy crisis softened by Coal Supply Atlanta a. Api an abundance of Coal puts the South in an enviable position for dealing with the Energy drought electric Power officials say. The Region s two main electricity suppliers a the Tennessee Valley authority and the Southern company rely on Coal for about 80 per cent of their fuel generators. That Means South militant protestants fight plan Belfast. Northern Ireland i api a Hartline protestants in Northern Ireland vowed today to wreck an attempt to bring the two Ireland closer together. A new Council of Ireland would bring the governments of protestant Northern Ireland and the Catholic dominated Irish Republic together for the first time to work toward a political partnership. The militant protestants accused Brian Faulkner moderate Leader of Northern Ireland s protestant unionist party of jeopardizing the province s ties to Britain by joining in the agreement. It was reached sunday night after four Days of negotiations at a country mansion West of London. John Taylor a member of Faulkner s party said the Council was the first step toward the reunification of Ireland. The two leaders of the hardliners the Rev. Jan Paisley and William Craig said they would hold nightly meetings to rally opposition to the agreement. A group of unionists said they would try to oust Faulkner from the leadership of the party. End Energy controls party asks Rocky mount. N Apr a Resolution calling for an end to All government imposed economic controls on Energy products has been adopted by the executive committee of the North Carolina american party. The Resolution in the form of an open letter was sent to president Nixon and North Carolina congressmen a spokesman said the Resolution said that taxes rationing Price controls and any other government involvement in the Energy picture will Only make problems worse and it added a Elf the president and Congress were sincere in their desire to get the most out of our Energy resources they would put an immediate Stop to the unconstitutional and wasteful practice of busing Little children for hours every Day out of their own neighbourhoods and away from their families a a Erners probably will not have to dim their Christmas lights or worry about switching from electric to Coal fired heat. A the Only problem we might have As far As fuel Oil shortages would be at Peak periods when everybody has his Heater up full blast Quot says Jim Wallace of the Southern co., a holding company for Alabama Power co., Georgia Power co., Gulf Power co. In Florida and the Mississippi Power co. A that s when we have to bring in our f a Al Oil reserves Quot Wallace said. But he added that air conditioning creates higher peaks in the summer than heating does in the Winter. The Tva s a Reliance on Coal and Hydro Electie in Energy protects it from current Oil and Gas shortages which Are plaguing utilities in other parts of the country a a special task Force has reported to Tennessee gov. Winfield Dunn. Tva also serves portions of Alabama Georgia Kentucky Mississippi North Carolina and Virginia. The authority has assured its users there will be sufficient Power for its own system. Even if utilities Are forced to turn to their fuel Oil units Industrial users will be asked to Cut Back and residential users will not Likely face reductions Man seriously burned again Miami apr Why does god hate me a Alan Mcdonald asked from his Hospital bed. A when the Gunpowder went off i could t believe he said a i just could t believe it. I said. A no god could t do this to me again. Quot Mcdonald 23. Lay in serious condition in the Burn Ward of Miami a Jackson memorial Hospital severely burned for the second time in his life. In february 1960, Mcdonald was doused with flaming gasoline by a playmate. He was massively burned and disfigured. It took skin grafts most stations close from an older brother and years of plastic surgery to restore his charred body. Last week on an Everglades Hunting trip with friends Mcdonald was squatting Over a bowl of Gunpowder near a smouldering campfire making bullets to save Money. The fire suddenly pooped. A spark ignited the Gunpowder. Quot i did t realize we at had happened at first Quot in recounted. A and then i heard that sound from 13year Sago. I was burning. I rolled to put the fire out and i thought a of god not his companions helped quench the fire and struggled with him to the nearest Road where a passing Florida trooper called an ambulance. A if my friends had t been there i would have jumped into a canal with a Rock around my neck Quot Mcdonald said. Bonnie Mcdonald who had met her husband to be in High school and fell in love with him before surgeons had completed the restoration of his face said Fate seemed to haunt him. A Alan was really looking Good after All those years and now this Quot she said. A Man it just in t . Motorists handle Gas less Day without getting stranded by the associated press motorists in the Carolinas Are apparently doing a Good Job of calculating the distances of their weekend trips and the amount of gasoline in their cars. Highway patrol spokesmen said there were no reports of motorists being stranded on roads in either North Carolina or South Carolina As most service stations closed for the second sunday in a Row. A a we be been getting a Hel latious number of Calls wanting to know if they can get to Kalamazoo and wanting to know if the Gas stations Are open a said a dispatcher at North Carolina Highway patrol Headquarters in Raleigh. A i Haven to heard of anybody getting stranded there was one unusual request. The dispatcher said. It came from a Rescue squad in Clayton ., about 20 Miles Southeast of Raleigh. He said the Rescue squad had staged a simulated plane crash to practice its lifesaving techniques and had used up its Supply of gasoline. So the Rescue squad asked that its Gas Supply be replenished. In Case of a real emergency. The Highway patrol has Reserve supplies for emergency vehicles that run out of gasoline on the weekend. In South Carolina Darlington raceway president Barney Wallace announced a racing is not the big guzzler of fuel that everyone thinks it is Quot and said the rebel 500 will be held As scheduled april 7, 1974 Quot we feel like our fans Are very said Wallace. A the rebel 500 program was announced Long before Energy crisis became general knowledge so we will keep cur he said there is a possibility that one Day of practice and qualifying will be Tehmi Natecz but. A Well Cross that Bridge when we get to in Charlotte the executive vice president and general manager of the Carolina motor club said the economies of the two Carolinas May suffer a a devastating blow Quot if the travel Industry is permitted to deteriorate. A travel has become the third largest Industry in both states Quot said t e. Pickard or. A it is a major source of income. Expenditures in North Carolina in 1972 totalled $927 million and $585 million in South Carolina a we Are Happy to learn that Congress is not going to ban advertising of travel attractions but the future is dire Quot he said. A to say that wholesome recreation for the people of this nation is non essential especially in the face of restrictions and higher costs is patently said Wallace. A we must seek ways and Means to keep it alive and Piedmont hearing Aid centers Quot a trusted name in better hearing 883-2815 400 n. Main Street lobby of Sheraton Motel other location in it. Airy m Wistort Solem i. Willsboro y and Martinville a. Truck line Salvage a plastic pipe a building supplies a clothing a groceries a carpet a furniture 4 cloth a hardware hundreds of items Flany below wholesale open Mion. Thru sat. Confederate Salvage sales 3015 North main St. H High Point . _ 4 according to the Southern co. Spokesmen for the Power companies agree that the unseasonably warm fall weather has contributed to building adequate reserves but they say a Long Range problem exists in assuring adequate Power supplies. Nuclear Power May provide part of the solution. A a a e think nuclear Power and Coal Are going to be the mainstays for the rest of this Century a Wallace said. A and to years from now it won t be economically feasible to use Oil and Gas As electric Louisiana is the Only Southeastern state that faces immediate shortages of Power and natural Gas. The state produces nearly one third of the nation s natural Gas and yet its Supply situation is so critical a special legislative session was held in an Effort to find solutions. Four utilities that serve the state Arkansas Power l Light Louisiana Power amp Light Mississippi Power amp Light and new Orleans Public service generating units fuelled by natural Gas. When the Gas flow faltered they converted to Oil or Coal burning equipment. As a result their combined Oil consumption soared from 900.000 barrels in 1970 to 15.8 million barrels this year. Now the Power companies Are pushing for the Sale of a new sea Bottom leases off the Louisiana coast a proposal under study by the . Interior department. 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