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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 8, 1967, High Point, North Carolina High Point Enterprise sunday january 8, 1967 hoping for Extension age Rule worrying Board at round Robin debate tournament representatives from Washington Baltimore Charlotte and High Point Thomasville chapters of the american Institute of banking met Here yesterday for a round Robin debate tournament at new South motor inn. The local meet was one of several tournaments to decide winners from District of the Institute. Those shown Are Ornick Conti of Baltimore Bill Benner also of Baltimore and miss Dianne Martin and Lynn Alexander both of High Point. Standing in the background is Rhodes Dodson. Also of High Point. Staff Felt Fey Ari a la mrs in it whisky Issue to be aired the liquor Issue will be aired again monday during a meeting of Baptist ministers in High Point. The pastors Are scheduled to meet at la a in. At Brin Wood restaurant in High Point. Reports last week indicated the Baptist pastors would discuss the liquor Issue and probably pass a Resolution urging that the state liquor Laws not be liberalized. Such action would follow a similar Resolution adopted by the High Point ministerial Alliance last tuesday. The Resolution passed by the Alliance urged that the Stafe liquor Laws remain unchanged. Here Are the six main Points of the Resolution passed by the ministerial Alliance 1. Remind All representatives from Guilford county to the 1967 North Carolin legislature that we vigorously oppose any change in the Law which would permit a lesser restriction than the present Laws regarding the Sale and use of alcoholic beverage. 2. That these representatives be further reminded that the local citizens spoke emphatically of their opposition when they voted on june i. 1965 against the establishment of liquor stores in the City of High Point by a vote of 7,167 to 3,431. 3. That we Call upon governor Dan k. Moore not to remain silent but to use his in fluence to prevent any change in the present Law which would permit More sales and less restriction on consumption of alcoholic beverages 4. That we reaffirm our position opposing the Sale and use of alcoholic beverages. 5. That we look to the local county and state enforcement officers to enforce the Laws As they Are now written and interpreted. 6. That copies of this Resolution be sent to governor Dan k. Moore each Guilford county representative to the North Carolina state legislature and to the news Media stores to close mondays to give workers Day off what could be the beginning of a major change in retail sales pattern in High Point begins monday. Two retail clothing stores in downtown High Point will be closed on mondays so As to give All their employees the same Day off each week the two stores Are the men a Den at 1920 s. Main St and Collier Ellis it co. At 727 n. Main St. A we feel the new schedule is the fairest Way to treat our employees and serve our Bill Cain owner of the menus Den said. A by closing monday All our employees will have the same Day off. Then during the remainder of the week tuesday to saturday All our employees will be in the store All the time to better serve our customers a Cain said that under the new schedule. A the men s Den will close on monday will be open from 930 a in. Until 5 30 . Tuesday. Wednesday thursday and saturday and from 9 30 . Until 8 p. In. Friday. At Collier Ellis assistant manager Paul Sechrest said the monday closing schedule was common among retail stores in some midwestern states areas and in Chicago. A we have discussed it with a number of people in the Trade end they indicate it is a growing trend a he said a manufacturers give their workers saturday and sunday off. We will give our employees sunday and monday Sechrest said. A we think our customers will like the new schedule As Well As our Collier Ellis will be open from 9 30 . Until 5 30 p. In. Tuesday through saturday Sechrest said. By Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer Greensboro Federal wage Ani age rules for school bus Drivers caused considerable concern yesterday among members of the Guilford county Board of education superintendent e. P. Pearce said that of the Date for putting the new minimum age Rule a which sets la As the minimum starting feb. In is not extended As North Carolina has requested the county faces a considerable problem in securing driven. Pearce said that out of the 314 buses operating in Guilford county for the three local system All but about 40 to 50 arc driven by High school students most of them under la. It would be a hard Job to find the necessary employees in such a Short time he said. If the Extension is granted the new age Rule would not take effect until the Start of the new school year. Pearce said bus Drivers Are now paid $30 a month from state funds the new regulations effective feb. I will require payment at a $1 per hour rate a figure which with go up to $1.15 in february 1968. He said. Pearce said he does no to expect Federal officials to change this but he noted news reports stating that the North Carolina Board of education has approved funds to meet the new wage level. He said the school system a a is looking to the state for financial help in paying the bus Drivers explaining the state has done this in the past. He strongly indicated the possibility the county system May find it necessary to supplement the pay of school bus Drivers. The system he said should make the pay a a realistic in terms of the services Board members authorized Pearce to proceed As necessary. The superintendent said the system May have to use some local funds and that the wage rules my cover employees other than the bus Drivers. He said efforts Are under Way to secure As Many 18-ear-old Drivers As possible of among next years senior class and to provide the necessary training. He said i for an Effort will also be made to interest school employees in driving buses As a part time Job. Pearce had High Praise for the student Drivers. The Young people he said a a have done a Fine the system he said has had Safe cheap transportation. The average Driver Pearce explained works two to three hours a Day and drives about eight or nine Miles a Day. Engineer Johnny Helms age seven keeps his hand on the throttle As he races his Model train around the track at Blair Park clubhouse saturday. The occasion was the annual Model train race sponsored by the City Parks and recreation department. Johnny was one of the youngsters showing off the Model trains they received at Christmas. So of photo by Art Richardton Houri Are slightly longer in bad weather. Last year buses owned by the state and operated by the county Greensboro and High Point systems travelled a total of 8,287 Miles each Day. This year there Are 290 buses including about of in Greensboro and 15 in High Point in addition Greensboro has 24 of its own. The 314 buses carry More than 22,000 children every Day. In other action Board members authorized advertisement of bids for an addition to the Gibsonville school. The new unit will have six classrooms a science Laboratory and a Library. Bids will be opened feb. 4 and the Structure should be ready by september. County school building consultant George Rottman reported planning is Well under Way on a new Industrial arts shop for Ragsdale High school and that the architect is working on plans for a Western Guilford High school. The new Northeast Junior High school should be ready by september. Board members authorized Pearce to apply to the North Carolina committee of the Southern association of schools and colleges for action leading to an accreditation study of the new Jamestown Junior High school. Pearce said the study will take two years and will be climaxed by a committee visit to the school. J. Earl Whitley who coordinates Federal programs for the Rural system was named As the systems representative on the Guilford county economic Opportunity Council. Pearce announced plans for a District to of the North Carolina school Board association meeting at Erindale school near High Point feb. 8. Up for consideration the fallowing Community development items will be considered at the planning and zoning commission meeting Jan. 9 at 7 30 . In room 200 of the City county building. Rezoning a request from Ralph o. Smith to rezone his property on the East Side of Branch Street Northeast of the intersection of Branch Street and Kendall Avenue from residential a-2 to business b l code amendment to the code of ordinances sections 22-7.1. 22-8.1, 22 23 4. 22-25. 22-40 and 22-15 to establish an a a May residence District and an a pm by residence District for Multi family dwellings discussion i. Discussion of proposed areas for a Ama and my residence districts As recommended by the planning deportment based upon locational criteria in the recommendations of the chamber of Commerce apartment zoning committee i request by Richard c. Wright for an apartment subdivision to be located off the West Side of Greenwood drive Between West peach tree and Pine Grove drives. 3. Continuation of the discussion of the comprehensive study of sign regulations being conducted by the planning department. 4. Discussion of a proposed weekly seminar series on the dimensions of the future City toward producing and optimum environment plan for the High Point Urban area report i. On the status of the conceptual development plan and land acquisition for the Piedmont triad Park. I on Liasos work on the downtown revitalization program under the commission s policy statement. 3. On studies now unit or Way by the planning department investigating the feasibility of utilizing Urban renewal As a tool in implementing the thoroughfare plan. Another reason Why i enjoy banking at Central can borrow before i buy. H.p.n.a1. Club the Christmas party of the h p.na1 club was held at the Home of mrs. M. L. Haizlip on Vail Street. Mrs. S. Moffit assisted the hostess in receiving guests. The Home was decorated with an arrangements of Onset was candles and display of cards. Guests for the evening were mrs. Nora t. Ensley of Jacksonville mrs Tho. Bynum mrs. T. W. Whitten miss l. Coltrane. Mrs. Moffett mrs. W. F. Mcdonnell and mrs. Martha Joyce. Lodge meeting the officers club of the furniture City Lodge 282 and Piedmont Temple 229 will meet at the rest tonight at 8 of clock savings club the Industrial social and saving club will meet at the Home of or. And mrs h. T. Starr 408 Vail ave. Tuesday at 7 . The club is taking in new members for 1967. Free drawing from the and Market the introduce Yea to our now finders service the and Market it conducting a contest. 1st Prlzf-5,000 san Green Stamps 2nd prize�?3,000 san Green Stamps 3rd prize�?2,000 san Green Stamps and every Ana wha eaters receives a Sample list of ear wonderful used Bor coins. New car Loans rules 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Send or bring us the you would like for something you want. Name of any us to find for used you item that must be your name and address and phone number. Ends sat. Jan. 28. 1967 and be held it to of . On that Date announced in the Enterprise. A drawing will winners will been or Tea May be or facsimile a postcard our Coupon. Mail or bring entries to the and Market 1117 Tabor Street High Point n. C27262 no. 363 in a series of 4s6 reasons Why i enjoy bonking at control entry honk i i i i i i i i i 11. I l j name i address i i Phene i i a mail to the and Morakot 1117 Tobor Street High a tent n. C. In ufred item you Waal Price drawl Jaa. 2s. 17 of you re thinking of buying q new Cor give plenty of careful thought to the matter of How to finance it to your Best advantage. The Low Cost and convenience of an Auto loan from us will Moke a big difference. In your favor your own comparisons will convince you of this fact so come in now. Borrow before you buy. And get All the facts and figures. You la be glad you did the enjoyable Bank wow vim my

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