High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Dec 28 1973, Page 9

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 28, 1973, High Point, North Carolina High Point Enterprise Friday december 29,1973 impossible recession sending More men into Recruiter s office a Washington a army officials Are trying to find out whether a recent upturn in recruiting was spurred by fears of economic recession. The recruiting command has been told to gather information on this from new volunteers entering the service sources said. When this data is Analysed. Pentagon manpower specialists May be Able to gauge whether the army a improvement in recruiting heralds solid Long term gains for the All Volunteer concept or whether the upturn May last Only As Long As youths Are Uncertain about civilian Job prospects. The army which has had the main problem in getting recruits met its objective for new volunteers in november for the first time since the government stopped drafting men into military service a year ago. The Marine corps which has lagged along with the army also spurted in november Al though it fell somewhat Short of its recruiting target. The Navy and air Force which had been doing Well again topped their quotas. Although december results Are not Complete sources said army recruiting has been successful this month. December usually is one of the poorest recruiting months because of the Christmas holidays. It was during november and december that the Energy crisis intensified by the Arab Oil embargo led to layoffs in some industries a Steep drop in the Stock Market and some predictions that the country is heading into recession. Unemployment Rose Only slightly in november to a rate of 4.7 per cent but officials said Young men May have viewed that increase As a bad sign of what lies ahead next year in the civilian Job Market. Despite the Overall improvement in recruiting the army and marines still Are unable to sign up enough new men to serve in the combat arms a the infantry Armor and Artil Lery. Even with a special $2,500 Bonus As bait the army made Only about two thirds of its combat arms goal in november. The Marine corps took in fewer than half its quota in october. The most recent month for which the corps had such figures. Top Pentagon officials main Tain an optimistic Public position while stopping Short of predicting flatly that the All Volunteer concept will work Over the Long term. Meanwhile the latest Pentagon military strength report showed that the number of americans in uniform has shrunk to the lowest total since the korean War. Sales you be been waiting for saving a bundle on basics Means Money left to splurge with. Save on every single Sheet in our Stock. Sale a a twin size Flat or fitted Rig. 2.99 muslims with the decorator look Are Long wearing polyester Cotton. Pretty a Gingham Check a duotone stripes and our solids mix and match beautifully in five great colors. Full size sheets Reg. 3.99 Sale 3.22 pkg. Of 2 Pillow cases Reg. 2.49 Sale 2.12 Sale 2 twin size Flat or fitted Sale 2 twin size Flat or fitted Reg. 3.49 a Parisienne is our charming poly Reg. 2.99 Denim printout Bright Denim Ester Cotton Muslin bordered with roses. Print in Long wearing polyester Cotton. Choose from four Lovely pastels on White. Pkg. Of 2 Pillow cases Reg. 2.49 Sale 2.12 pkg. Of 2 Pillow cases Reg. 2.99 Sale 2.12 Sale 2 22 Sale i ii twin size Quot twin size Flat or fitted fat or fitted Reg. 2.99 luxurious Percale in Crisp White. Reg. 2.19 White muslims Are so Nice and polyester Cotton. Pkg. Of 2 Pillow cases a Thrifty. Polyester Cotton Reg. 2.09 sole 1.72 on Sola for a limited time know what you re looking yes you can charge it All at a Penney in Westchester mall. Shop monday thru saturday 10 00 to 9 30. 20% off our entire line of bras in girdles. Sale s2 Reg. 2.50. Crossover Bra of Cotton with stretch straps. 32-36a, 32-40b.c. 32-42 a cup. Reg. 3 50, Sale 2.40. Reg. $12. Weight losers Girdle with expand a thigh mesh leg inserts Nylon spandex. . Sale 220 Reg. 2.75. Cotton Dacron polyester Bra with lace cups fully lined. 32-36a, 32-42b.c. 32-44 a cup Reg. 3 50, Sale 2.80. Sale 240 Reg. 3.00. Natural look stretch Bra. Sale 320 Reg. $4. Contour cup Bra of Nylon Tricot with Lycra spandex sections. Sizes 32-36a. 32-389b c with seamless natural cups with fiber fill Reg. $4. Sale 3.20 with padded cups a. B Only req. 4.50 Sale 3.60 Sale 320 Reg. $4. Tummy controller Brief with front panel of Lycra spandex. . Sale 320 Reg. $4. Double knit Bra of Nylon Tricot with Lycra Quot spandex Section. Sizes 32-36a.b.c. Sale 320 Reg. $4. Garter less Brief with laced front panel of Lycra spandex. Sizes . A

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