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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 16, 1973, High Point, North Carolina 2a High Point Enterprise sunday december is 1973 during fund drive plans divulged for interim zoo by Don Wrenn Enterprise staff writer Asheboro North Carolina residents could see a Small portion of their first state zoo by May i following action taken saturday by the North Carolina zoological authority meeting in Asheboro. The authority voted to take bids on the interim zoo on Jan. 29. Indicating construction should Start soon after possibly in february. The interim zoo is actually Only an animal holding area but it will give state residents an idea of what will come by 1975. The authority voted to accept the Overall master plan the detailed plans As submitted by the architects the interim zoo plans and plans for the first phase which will open in 1975. According to current schedules the interim zoo will Encomb a Quot Only a Small portion of the 1.371 acres and will include a three or four acre Lake three buildings and will Cost in the neighbourhood of $700,000, zoo director w Illiam Roff said the interim area was needed immediately to House animals already on hand or others expected in february. Hoff explained that when the first phase of the zoo is completed in 1975 at a Cost of $10 million the interim zoo will become a service administrative area. As approved saturday the interim zoo will contain a 4.000 Square foot orientation Center. A 7 000 Square foot animal Structure and a Hay Bam the three to four acre Lake will be developed in a natural drainage area. Hoff said admission to the interim zoo will be free he noted the area will serve More As a a Public relations thing rather than a Money making Enterprise. He noted however the interim zoo s life Span will be approximately a year when the first phase is opened. Admission will be charged in 1975. The first phase will use about a third of the land area and will be a Complete zoo in itself one of the finest in the world said Hoff adding it can stand by itself in this request. The first phase will include More extensive display of animals from All Over the world with ample parking and gating facilities but it will utilize Only about a third of the total 1.371 acres available the remaining phases of the zoo will be developed As the Money becomes available and could take up to 20 years. Mickey Little of Wilson authority chairman said the zoo will never Stop growing noting that construction and planning will continue As each phase is completed. A we Are projecting 20 years a he pointed out when the master plan concept As approved saturday is completed in 20 years it will have Cost in the neighbourhood of $40 million at present Day estimates the current fund drive being conducted acres the state is to raise $10 million needed for the first phase the funds to build the interim zoo will come entirely out of the $2 million Bonds voted by state residents in 1971. A report to the authority indicated that to Date Only $155,000 has been spent out of the slate Bond Money. Hyatt Hammond of Asheboro. Architect for the zoo. Said the master plan is still subject to change he said even the plans for the first phase could be changed if the developers the High Point Enterprise a a a a i i 4 pub to i i Rry afternoon i la Sunder i Mot nil 4 an Independent newspaper Publ a it cd by the High Point Enterprise inc. 210chutch a High pc Ltd no 27261 member of the associated press rates 8� Mah Payoute in adv week i or 6 to 3 to i to Doii and Sundog 536 4 sip 20 59 Psi of sunday Only shoo $6 so $3.25 $1.15 by Cornu wkly 5,70 monthly $3 05 or $36 40 Moil m n c sub Ifft to 4% tale to. The Astor riled press 1$ entitled to the use Tor reproduction of Oil local news printed in this newspaper As Well Osall a news dispatches. Entered As second class matter at to a Post office High Point n c under act of March 3. 1879 second class postage paid at High Point n c. Alf earners dealers and distributors Ore Independent contractors and the. High Point Enterprise inc. Is not responsible for Advance subscription pay ments made to them or their repro sedatives for Home delivery rate Contact your local Corner Ward Giffith company notional advertising representatives found a need to do so. Groundbreaking ceremonies could be held on the interim zoo by feb. I following the taking of bids on Jan. 29. Animals which will be housed in the interim zoo include two Bison donated by the state of Colorado two Black rhinoceroses six Gazelles and a number of Small animals and snakes already on hand these will be in addition to the two giant tortoises which have drawn about 3,000 persons per week to the zoo site since they arrived on the scene. Hoff said since schools have started the attendance figures to see the 400-Pound female tortoises has dropped to about 1.000 people per week. The authority members did not mention the effects the current Energy crisis Mav have on the zoo. But Early this week zoo officials said they were not too concerned Al this time Over the crisis since the zoo is not under construction As vet. They said possibly if the Gas shortage continues the tourist pattern May change in that Long distance tourists will decrease but local residents will come out in larger numbers. Nixon from Page to requires compromises that would have to be worked out quickly if a final Bill is to reach Nixon a desk by the end f next week the House version was passed by 265 to 112 following a 15-hour session that included 23 Roll Call votes and decisions on 50 proposed amendments. The measure gives Nixon Broad Powers to Deal with the Energy crisis but was amended by the House to prohibit allocation of fuels for busing children beyond neighbourhood schools and to Cut off All Petroleum exports for military use in Indochina another amendment would give either House of Congress 15 Days in which to veto by majority vote any administration plan to ration gasoline or other fuels Senate House conferees Are expected to Start work monday on resolving the Many differences both versions would give the president such Powers As rationing gasoline and making a ban on sunday gasoline sales compulsory. Clean air standards could be waived to permit burning of dirtier fuel reductions in Speed limits thermostat restrictions in both Public and private offices and curtailment of hours in schools and other institutions would be authorized. The House Bill however would require congressional approval of these conservation actions. Other major differences Are the House s inclusion of anti using provisions and its restrictions on Oil company profits. Some administration actions have been announced in anticipation of passage of the Bill. The president had set aside saturday morning to go to the National naval medical enter in suburban Bethesda md., for his Annua physical checkup. He cancelled that plan however. Because aides said he wanted to devote most of the Day to the Energy crisis. Nixon met with William e. Simon head of the new Federal Energy office and his Deputy John g. Sawhill to discuss Energy policy Simon told newsmen Nixon characterized the House emergency Energy Bill a a Basket ease a the Energy Boss said a we just could not tolerate a Bill with that number of amendments. He said he gave the president an optimistic report on Progress in solving the Energy problems because a of the remarkable cooperation of the american people and Industry in conservation. I think the american people Are caught up in this spirit Simon said he told Nixon that the internal Revenue service would prov Ide 2,000 men for six months to train Energy admin i stration enforcement personnel and that eventually 1,800 people will be in the Field for compliance and allocation. Newsmen and photographers were present for the Start of Nixon s meeting with Simon and Sawhill and heard the president urge his Energy chief to a carry the message a about Energy conservation throughout the country. Nixon suggest Simon do a lot of speech making around the country on the subject himself but suggested Cabinet officers and others could help Gays win new Rule from Apa Washington a no longer says the american psychiatric association should homosexuality be considered a mental disorder. The 13 to 0 vote by the associations trustees came after a 10-year fight by Gay activist groups and psychiatrists who contend the mental illness classification is oppressive and discriminatory two trustees did not vote. The diagnosis a has been the Cornerstone of oppression for a tenth of our population a said a statement issued by the a National Gay task Force in and Vance of the trustees meeting. Gay organizations claim there Are 20 million male and female homosexuals in the United states and polls indicate that from one million to 15 million people Are homosexuals by practice preference or natural tendency. Egyptians from Page i a Surprise. Kissinger had been scheduled to stay Only 2 a hours in Damascus. A you must remember this is the first time that a senior american official has had an Opportunity to Exchange ideas with syrian officials a Kissinger said. He said a it was a very Long agendas that he and Assad had to cover a so we took longer than we planned a a we just reviewed the whole situation and i done to want to go beyond what i said. A Kissinger told newsmen. Kissinger the first . Secretary of state to visit Syria in two decades told newsmen As he departed a but it won t be 20 years before a . Secretary of state comes Assad received Kissinger in Damascus on saturday without smiles. The grim faced Assad Shook hands with Kissinger As the american envoy entered an ornate sitting room in the Damascus presidential Palace for what was billed As the most difficult meeting of his Middle East peacemaking tour. Kissinger smiled As Assad motioned for him to sit Down. But in the the first few minutes. While newsmen and photographers were in the room there was a noticeable Lack of warmth. The two men sat stiffly at opposite ends of a Couch. Analysts believe Kissinger s main task was to convince Assad to have Syria attend the Geneva peace conference and get him to provide a list of the 102 israeli War prisoners believed in syrian hands. Tape tone still baffles experts by Donald m Rothberg associated press writer Washington a Rose Mary Woods typewriter and lamp Are no longer prime suspects in the Case of the 18-minute watergate hum. But the technical experts who took the blame off her typewriter and lamp said Little in they preliminary report that might show miss Woods was not involved in the obliteration of a portion of one of the subpoenaed watergate tapes. U s. District judge John j. Sirica announced thursday that technical experts who had examined the tape of a june 20. 1972 conversation Between the president and h. R. Halde Man had reported that neither the lamp nor typewriter was a a Likely cause of the 18-minute the experts told the judge there was one other electronic suspect on their list a the tape recorder itself. A yet to be confirmed by fur ther study Are some indications that the Uher recorder could have produced the Sinca said in a statement read in open court a rereading of miss Woods testimony at a hearing called by Sirica showed that the presidents t Secretary was More willing to admit possible error when she began testifying than she was later in the Day. It was during the afternoon session on nov. 26 that miss Woods told about her Accident while listening to the june 20 tape a and there was something about tourism a she recalled. A i done to know whether some governor had called and asked. I done to remember. And that is the last i heard on that tape a Ami that is the time that through some error on my part some Way in turning around to reach one of my phones which buzzes and buzzes and buzzes. I pushed the record Button she said she could t recall whether she had kept her foot on the pedal and that she thought it had been Only four or five minutes. And what did she Tell the president a that i was afraid i had caused a Gap in the Haldeman tape a then assistant special prosecutor Jill Volner asked miss Woods to describe step by step what had happened miss Woods noted that the record Button on the Uher recorder was right next to the Stop Button. A now was this when the Telephone rang Quot mrs. Volner asked a that is right a miss Woods said a How Long were you on the Telephone a mrs. Volner asked a was i say i thought it was four or five or six minutes but obviously my judgment of time is bad a she replied a do you think you were on the Telephone for 18 1 minutes a Quot i done to think i was but i Don t keep track of How Long Calls later Sirica pressed miss Woods As to Why she had not said anything when she had testified on nov. 8, about the rap. She said she Hadnot realized at the time that the Haldeman conversation was covered by the subpoena. Then the judge directed that a portion of her testimony of nov. 8. In which she had told How she had been warned against just such an Accident be read into the record. The hearing then recessed for 15 minutes and when she returned to the stand miss Woods began to emphasize that she was t sure there was anything on the tape to be erased. A has the president Ever talked to you about the erasure since oct. I a mrs. Volner asked. A i will Call it a Gap. You Call it an erasure a miss Woods said. 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