High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jan 12 1972, Page 20

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 12, 1972, High Point, North Carolina High Point enter lie wednesday Jan. 12, 1972 9bnsurance company president aids the underprivileged see the exciting new Wall covering for 72 in our decorating Center a Scenic a Burlap a grass cloth a Vinyl by Helen Hennessy new York Nea Ernesta Procope president of one of the nations largest Black insurance brokerage firms tossed off her opinion on women s lib in one Short quietly spoken sentence. A we As Black people have a Job to do with our own liberation Ernesta Procope the attractive wife of John Procope vice president and general manager of new Yorkus Black daily the Amsterdam news is doing her share to help her people. The Bowman insurance co. Which has its Only office on Fulton Street in the Bedford Stuyvesant Section of Brooklyn a poverty disaster area has grown considerably in the last few years. Started by Ernestas first husband in 1947 As a Small neighbourhood insurance company it has through the efforts of his widow become a company that covers 8,000 employees of 532 poverty agencies in new York City. It also counts among its clients some Fortune 500 companies such As Persico Kraft co general foods As Well As individuals and businesses in Bedford Stuyvesant. Quot when the poverty programs started a she said a they came to me for insurance. But that s business insurance when you have workmen a compensation and things like that. And that show i got my feet wet in that end of the insurance the lady Hadnot planned on being in the insurance business at All. She was a music major in College and had played the piano at Carnegie Hall. But on the insistence of . Is o k. Go out this fall . That a military for Olive drab. But in today a fashion context ifs anything but drab. Its stylish to go about in All kinds of military paraphernalia such As combat boots and Canvas sacks. And the fad includes everything from private a jackets to the Long officers coat that belts in the Back and buttons with brass in front. Or go flyby with a coat also in live but piled with furry White sheepskin. Sale All instamatic movie and still cameras. Buy them at Cost plus 10%. Prices Good thru Jan. 15th. Koda color film brought in by 11 00 is ready by 5 00 . Be Wiz pm Jet photo finishers inc. 1311 Johnson Street a Tei. 885-7170 ,v.v.v.sv�v.\v.-. Your Happy shopping store free ear piercing her first husband her insurance business came about As an adjunct to his real estate office. Now she is expert at getting insurance for people who heretofore had been considered too great a risk. A it was impossible to place insurance for people in a poverty she said. A in one Day alone i had 80 while in governor Rockefeller a office for the political appointment of a Friend mrs. Procope explained the plight of her neighbors she was born in Bedford Stuyvesant herself to a n y. State official. One thing led to another and after a series of hearings the n y. Property insurance under writers Assn. Was created. This is a Pool for High risk clients. The Bedford Stuyvesant restoration corp., a privately funded firm conceived by the late sen. Robert Kennedy is buying depressed buildings in the area and with the skills of the neighbourhood poor is rebuilding them for marketable property. Mrs. Procope obtained a $-3-million builders risk policy for the workers As Well As workmen s compensation coverage. For the City a Community development Agency an umbrella Agency for head Start. Family Day care and other programs she wrote a policy that includes through Blue Cross Blue shield medical and dental coverage with n o commission from them at All. she said a we found that the people weren to using these benefits. They did no to know How to go about the vivacious female Dynamo decided to do a film to be shown at the various agencies instructing the people in those rights. And she did. She got Hugh Robertson the Black director who edited a Midnight to do it. A my husband helps a lot a she said. A because he is in advertising and marketing he has creative ideas for my business. But. Best of All. Lets me he Ernesta thinks the Kennedy program has the Best formula for taking people out of poverty. A they plan to completely rehabilitate the area commercially and industrially. The economic development will help Black firms get started and open employment to people in the she would like to get More business from the Fortune 500s. A being Black is a Doo opener she added a Ubu i have to come up with unique package that they i accept. I m in the throes of compiling and it s difficult to doubt that this pianist turned insurance lady will do just that. R offer Good Only with this Coupon Quot i a one big 5�?�x7�?� in ml0r pm portrait att acts Baliti. Vilice Hilts half out cup per firm ii of sitting up sillier allium sheets it of crib or mtg liar in mount full Colorio am til 8 pm tues thru saturday 2300 North main St. High Point your Happy shopping store 3davs ask Morrick a reigning Beauty panty Hose usually i 0 each save 1.00 super sheer High twist Nylon for extra stretch better fit All Day. Choose from new Spring shades suntan beige Coffee bean. Sue a 4 8 -5 4" b 5 3 -5 10". Stock up ladies a heiress spun a t panties usually 690, 790 each save up to 870 proof acetate Tricot with comfortable elastic waistbands. Choice of tailored style lace cmdr Ordety or Perma tuck Nylon trims. White. Sizes4 to 8. Girls a miss by Cotton knit panties forl.00 usually 490 each save 47t wonderfully comfortable Birdseye dimple knit. Lively elastic at Waist leg openings. Double fabric Crotch for longer Wear. Generous fit. White. Sizes 2-16. With the Purchase of 14k. Gold earrings for 6.00 by Clarice Day . Tuesday january 11th thru thursday january 13th 12 00 til 9 00 Clarice Day is a registered nurse and has pierced the ears of Many people. Don t miss this Opportunity. Come in and have your ears pierced painlessly by this expert. No age limit. Jewelry dept. A Westchester mall a Archdale men s stretch socks usually 3 pairs for 2.35�?save 35e orlon acrylic and Long wearing stretch Nylon. Neat Lxi rib knit. Reinforced Heel. Black Navy Brown Clive Cranberry plus Heather and fashion shades. Sizes to to 13. Boys a Dixie lady a Archdale underwear 3,0,1.86 usually 3 for 2.19 save 33�?sizes 3-7 3 1.95 usually 3 for 2.29 save 340-sizes 818 downtown and Westchester mall shape holding blends of 75% Cotton and 25% polyester. Reinforced stitched briefs comfortable to shirts. Now s the time to buy them by the boxy and save extra

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