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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 18, 1974, High Point, North Carolina But report supplies running Low local service station operators support Gas plan by Hay Hubbard Enterprise staff writer hopeful but sceptical May be the Best Way to describe initial reactions by motorists and service station operators alike to North Carolina gov. James Holshouser a plan for dealing with the states gasoline shortage. Both service station operators and motorists interviewed Here today indicated for the most part willingness to try to follow the governors voluntary plan on a trial basis but some expressed fears that it still May not Cut Down on the Long lines waiting at service stations. Holshouser proposed sunday a voluntary Oregon style Gas distribution system for North Carolina. Motorists with tags ending in an Odd number will get gasoline on monday wednesday and Friday Only. Those with a tag ending in an even number will get Gas on tuesday thursday and saturday Only. He also suggested that 10-gallon minimums be imposed rather than lesser amounts if possible and that stations be open during both morning and evening hours in order to accommodate All customers. A i think it will work if people will just cooperate a said a spokesman at Exxon car care Center on n. Main Street. A a it a the Best plan i be seen devised and i think it will he said that station will attempt to go along with All the governors requests but May not be Able to set the 10-gallon limit initially. Randall Johnson operator of furniture City Gulf on s. Main and head of the Guilford county dealers Assn. Also was optimistic about the proposals. A a everybody that in be talked to in the lines today seemed to think ifs going to work and i do too a he said. A a i think most of the operators will go along with this. It s going to take a while for this plan to work but i think it will in a few Days. A some of the operators Are disgruntled about the drop in profits they Are not Selling other products and they Are being Hurt but i think they Are going to work with this thing and we Are going to work it Bobby Lane is one Motorist who does not think it is going to work. Lane pulled up to a just behind the last customer to be served in one Long line this morning. A there is not going to be any More Gas because of this system. I m out of Gas now and he station operator wont sell me any Gas. I done to see How its going to help anything Quot he said As he drove off in his jeep. Several stations indicated they would be unable to effectively implement Holshouser s plan until the first of next month. One of these is bakery a Gulf on n. Main Street. Bob Culler owner of that station said that he will continue his a by appointment Only a for the remainder of this month but will try the governors plan when his March Supply begins to be delivered. A i can to change now a he said. A i already have made commitments and i done to have much Gas left for this month. The same situation faces other stations. A i done to have any Gas and won t have any until the first of next month Quot said Ellis Roach owner and operator of Roaches Texaco on Lexington Avenue. A you can to give them something you done to have a he said. But he said that he is glad that Holshouser has set up a system. A a we be got something to work with now Quot he said. A before everybody was using his own system and nobody a system was but he cautioned that people have got to Settle Down and Cut Down on driving. A i never saw anything like it a he said of his business while open for a Short period saturday. A people were just frantic. They be got to Settle Down and try to work the thing a i think ifs great except i done to think it s going to work on a voluntary basis a declared James Snow owner of College Village Sunico station. A i wont get any More Gas until Friday and in a not sure this system is going to Cut Down on the Long lines. I saw four fights saturday at the station across the Street. And somebody is going to get killed unless these Long lines Are Cut Down and people have Confidence they can get their fair share a he said. Dubose Bartol is one Motorist with a positive attitude towards the Energy crisis in general and the gasoline crisis in particular. A i think this is the Best thing that could have Ever happened to my generation and our kids a she said today As she waited for her car to be serviced at Baker s Gulf. A a we be had everything Given to us and this is the first time we be had to face adversity. I feel sorry for you Over 45 because you Veall had a hard time in the past but this is the Best thing that could happen to us 30 and under Quot she said. A we re Selling our station Wagon and Small car and buying a compact station Wagon a she said. And nearly everyone interviewed today indicated this is the sort of thing that really must be done to Deal with the Energy problem. It s got to be a Case of getting by on less. Morgan Galifianakis Battle loom state democrats find Unity Money elusive the High Point Enterprise monday afternoon february 18, 1974section b barely Twenty Smith to seek second term by Arthur Utley Iii skin flicks a Playboy a a Viva a dirty books a All Are items that Appeal to the prurient interests of men and women. Not All men and women though because the morality of such items is suspect. But no matter what a person thinks the a a dirty movies magazines and books Are abundantly found in the United states today. Add to those items the influx of Massage Parlours and the people who think . Morality is being sapped have something else to pick at. Picking at Massage Parlours has become a pastime in the High Point area since last summer when the president of Davidson county Community College appealed to the Davidson Board of commissioners to come up with legislation against the 185 Massage parlor located just Down the Road from Ducc. Students must have started cutting class or something to raise the moral ire of the president. Any College president who thinks a Massage parlor is going to affect students interest and keep them from their work or increase immorality at the school has another thought coming. Rep. C. Dempsey Mcdaniel of Forsyth county was the most recent attacker of Massage Parlours. He took legislation before the general Assembly because somebody opened a Massage parlor in of All places Horne town. People at a a Playboy were so amused by the opening that they did an item on it. Legislators thought the attack was kind of funny too. The Way Mcdaniel described the girls actions a a tickle your toes squeeze your calves knead your thighs and on of lord or. a sounds straight out of a a a dirty Book. He even blamed the placing of the parlor across from a Church the work of the Devil. Maybe they ought to Call an exorcist since that a the newest craze. The funniest part though was his blaming a somebody from High Point for setting it up. High Point is about As a moral thinking place As there is in the world. Heaven forbid blaming a High Pointer for establishing a Massage parlor. But what would or. Mcdaniel or others think if they had received a brochure from a travel Agency in Providence r i., advertising the scandinavian sex tour. Recently the Enterprise received a brochure from a travel Agency advertising the sex tour and a letter asking opinion about the moralistic Issue of the tour. The brochure says the tour is a the hottest package Deal Ever a fun in Copenhagen and Stockholm is there Are other lines that can to be printed in the newspaper and that applies to the pictures. Things Are going a Little too far so to speak when a travel Agency has to use a gimmick like sex Tours to gain business. The brochure Calls Stockholm and Copenhagen the sex capitals of the world. Its True that Many of the a rated movies in the . Come from Denmark and Sweden however the travel Agency is taking a great Liberty with such a generalization about the cities. Besides the countries governments Are trying to put a Damper on a the most sexually liberated City Label. The Agency claims the brochure is no More offensive than any number of magazines and novels readily available to the general adult Public. Things Are getting to the Point now where you done to have to use your imagination anymore. State sen. Lynwood Smith of High Point announced today he will seek re election for a Stond term in the general Assembly. A Democrat Smith is the second of three incumbents from the 19th senatorial District comprised of Guilford county to announce for re election. Sen. Coolidge Murrow a Republican who is also from High Point revealed last week he will seek re election. Murrow was to file this afternoon to make his candidacy official. The third senator from the District Democrat Mcneill Smith of Greensboro has not yet made any announcement about his candidacy. He is expected to seek re election however. A former executive vice president of Adams Millis corp. In High Point and a former member of the state Highway commission Smith is completing his first term in the Senate. He serves on committees on banking conservation and development education finance Highway safety judiciary state government and manufacturing. Labor and Commerce. In the Senate Smith helped rewrite Laws on workmen s compensation benefits. He introduced Bills granting financial assistance to an orphanage of 78 children and to the Kendall Center in Greensboro for the care of retarded children. He has also sponsored legislation for Law enforcement officers firemen nurses tax credits for the elderly improved care for the mentally ill and in Lynwood Smith creased health programs in North Carolina. Additionally Smith has endorsed and worked for measures supporting teachers and Public school programs financial assistance to Community colleges and technical institutions and legislation concerning drunk Drivers on the highways. Smith is a graduate of Wake Forest University. He and his wife the former Betsy Armfield of Asheboro have resided in High Point for 30 years. They have two children a member of Wesley memorial United methodist Church Smith is a past chairman of the official Board and is a member and past president of the High Point rotary club. He served As a member of City Council and As mayor pro tem of High Point. He was selected High Points Man of the year in 1969. By Robert Marks Enterprise staff writer Raleigh what took place in Dorton Arena last saturday night was supposed to have been a Unity rally and fund raising affair for the North Carolina democratic party. The program was a failure on both counts however even with Alabama gov. George c. Wallace As the principal speaker. Less than one fourth the number of democrats hoped for by state party leaders showed up and while the Small crowd cheered Wallace As he called for democrats to get Back to a the Center a there were signals that North Carolina democrats Are heading toward a major primary Battle to select their candidate for the United states Senate. The principal contenders will be atty. Gen. Robert Morgan who has already announced. And former rep. Nick Galifianakis of Durham who is to announce his candidacy this week. Both were present among democratic leaders on the platform saturday night and the applause from the crowd when Morgan and Galifianakis were introduced was about equal in volume for both. Another democratic candidate for the Senate seat now held by sen. Sam Ervin or. Was not present but Henry Hall Wilson of Monroe had signs about the area promoting his name and inviting democrats to his suite at the hotel sir Walter after the rally their comments in response to questions after the rally indicated that Morgan and Galifianakis expect to be battling each other for the nomination in the May 7 primary. A i am leaning toward running a Galifianakis said. A Jwill announce my decision by Galifianakis acknowledged he had been contacting party workers and his former supporters about the state. In 1972, the former congressman from the fourth District Defeated incumbent sen. B. Everett Jordan in the democratic primary but lost to Republican Jesse Helms in the general election. Since then he has resumed his Law practice in Durham. Money was not a major concern in reaching a decision. Galifianakis said. A i have never worked that Way. It is not the Way i look at campaigning. Besides i done to have any identification problem. The people of North Carolina know Morgan expects Galifianakis to oppose him in the primary. A i have heard he is seriously considering becoming a candidate. I know he has been talking to a number of people Over the but Morgan also voiced Confidence that he would win in the primary. A a lot of people who worked for Galifianakis in 1972 Are now involved in my Campaign supporting me. In the past week i have gone into every Region of the state except in the Northeast and the response has been Good and very encouraging a Morgan said still another Likely democratic candidate for the Senate nomination is or. Eugene v. Grace of Durham. He tried for the nomination in 1972, but was eliminated in the first primary. Or. Grace has said he will hold a news conference on wednesday to discuss his plans. Meanwhile two other democrats have already filed As candidates for the Senate. They Are William Hare of High Point and Charles b. Riddle of Goldsboro. Party leaders put up a Good front to the disappointing rally nevertheless. They blamed an icy rainfall All Day saturday and the shortage of gasoline particularly in the Raleigh area for the poor turnout. A the republicans must be in charge of the weather and the Gas a said state chairman James Sugg a so Many people have called to say they would be Here but for worry about having enough Gas to make the both it. Gov. James Hunt and Hargrove skipper Bowles the democratic gubernatorial candidate in 1972, sounded the Unity them. In welcoming Wallace Hunt urged that democrats work together a not As Wallace democrats not As Sanford democrats but As True Bowles introduced Wallace As the Winner of the a first democratic presidential primary Ever held in the state of North Carolinas a a reference to 1972 when Wallace Defeated former gov. Terry Sanford in the states democratic primary. Wallace Drew applause from the crowd frequently with his familiar references to bureaucrats welfare Chi Selers and the a exotic far nevertheless the setting the atmosphere and the response of the crowd were in Sharp contrast to Wallace s last appearance in Dorton Arena in 1972. One Man from Wake county looked out Over the Arena As Wallace spoke his voice echoing Back from the Public address system and Shook his head. A it was sure different in 1972,�?� the Man said. A every seat was filled then and the people were standing on the plan to fund chair City project May hit Snag 3 die in Asheboro Blaze Asheboro a three persons were killed in a fire Early sunday which was out of control before firemen were called to the scene at a residence at 515 Greensboro St. Fire chief John Mcglohon listed the three victims All found in a front bedroom in the one Story Frame House As James s. Brown 60, Winfred Hoover 43, of e. Salisbury Road and Joe Autry 50, of 709 Brewer St., All of Asheboro. Brown was the owner of the House and the father of James t. Brown who was found unconscious on the floor just inside the door in the Back bedroom. James t. Brown was taken to Randolph Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. Mcglohon said the cause of the fire was undetermined. He said a neighbor saw the flames about 4 15 . And called the fire department. The fire chief said at that time the flames were already coming through the roof and out the windows of the Structure. While Asheboro fireman were still at the scene of this fire another Blaze broke out in a multiple family dwelling at 139 w. Main St. No one was injured in the fire but damages to the House and to personal property were heavy Mcglohon saw. The fire chief said an Asheboro Man Friday afternoon was credited with saving the life of an eight week old infant while the child smother was shopping at a furniture store nearby. He said Roy m. Sink of 2110 Steele St., Asheboro was waiting in a line of traffic to buy Gas when he noticed smoke coming out of a car parked in a furniture store parking lot. Sink ran to the car and pulled the baby out. There were three other children ranging in Ages from four to two also left in the car but they got out without injury. The baby was taken to Randolph Hospital. By Ven Carv or Enterprise staff writer Thomasville contributing part of the City a Revenue sharing funds to a Community school auditorium is a proposition that May not be welcomed by the members of the Thomasville City Council. The Council was scheduled to meet today at 2 ., but according to mayor Jim Johnson no discussion of the auditorium was planned for today a Agenda. It came to Light late last week that the mayor and two members of the City Council had met with school officials to discuss the proposed auditorium which will be situated Between the Junior and senior High schools on Unity Street. The possibility of infusing City Revenue sharing Money into the building fund for the auditorium was reportedly brought up at the meeting. One councilman who did not attend the meeting William Poole is adamantly opposed to the idea of the City a contributing part of the Money for the building. A i done to feel like we should a Poole said sunday night. A there Are so Many things we could use the Money for other than an auditorium. I done to know How often the building would be used. Even if it were used twice a month i done to think we could justify putting City Revenue sharing funds into the auditorium was initially proposed last fall prior to the successful statewide Bond election designed to provide funds for local school construction. On the recommendation of supt. Derwood Huneycutt the school Board voted to use about $600,000, which is the bulk of Thomasville share of the referendum funds to erect an auditorium. Huneycutt further suggested that the auditorium be sold As a Community project so that a More elaborate facility could be built. If the Money the schools have set aside is All that is spent a 900-seat auditorium is planned of on the other hand other Revenue sources Are found a 1,500-seat auditorium could be erected according to current estimates a 1.500-seat facility a a plan on 28 y meeting the Myca of High Point will hold its annual meeting thursday feb. 28 according to Leon Safrit president. The meeting will begin with a Buffet dinner at 6 30 At the Central Myca. Included in the program will be the election of new members of the my can a Board of directors. There will also be a review of some of the programs of the past year and recognition of Volunteer leaders of the association. The meeting is open to All members of the Myca and any interested Pat the Parkview school Pat will meet tuesday at 7 30 In the school cafe orium. The program will be a How children principal Dean Dull will present the program. The executive Board will meet at 7 In the cafe the businessman a Side of the Story As to Why profits Are necessary is the emphasis of a special filmstrip program scheduled for Cinema cafe tuesday noon at High Point Library. Presented by High Point chamber of Commerce representative James p. Armstrong the filmstrip entitled a the Day business stood still a stresses the contributions of business to society including taxes programs and projects. The special 20-minute program was produced by the Illinois state chamber of Commerce. A five minute preliminary talk by Armstrong will introduce the filmstrip and localize the situation for High Point viewers. The program open to the Public free of charge will be held at 12 15 In the com a Unity room where Coffee is available for those wishing to bring lunch. Tuesday afternoon at 5 15 ., Cinema cafe will offer a requested rescheduled filming of a this is Marshall Mcluhan the medium is the Massage a part ii. The films last approximately 26 minutes. High Point motorists line up for gasoline this morning stiff photo by Mirk Austin

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