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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 13, 1972, High Point, North Carolina 2d High Point Enterprise thursday Jan. 13, 1971 a a Cost $3 million furniture sales show an increase git gives go ahead on major structures by Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer sales by furniture production firms throughout the South during november of 1971 increase by 29.4 per cent Over the level recorded for the same time a year ago according to a report prepared by the Southern furniture manufacturers Assn. The Soma statistical report also showed that sales for the first la months of the year were 22.2 per cent ahead of the level for the same period in 1970. The backlog of unfilled orders at the end of november of 1971 was 54.2 per cent ahead of the level for the Snyder named to fill Post of late father Lexington local attorney James Eugene Snyder or. Has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of his late father in the state House of representatives. The senior Snyder died last november. The local Man s appointment by gov. Hob Scott was made after the Davidson county Republican executive committee placed his name in nomination or the unexpired term. Snyder will hold the Post until the upcoming november general elections. Pc students to attend meet two High Point College students. Jerri Reed and baggy will be among the student speakers at the Georgia state Southern University student government Assn. Convention Friday and saturday Jan. 14-15. In Macon. A miss Reed a Junior from Jamestown will be among a number of student speakers during the convention while miss Bagby is the Vic president of the student government Assn. At High Point College. The convention will be held at the Macon Hilton inn same period in 1970 however the backlog was about 5.1 per cent below the level for october of 1971. Shipments during november were 18 6 per cent ahead of the level for the same month in 1970 and production in november was 17.2 per cent ahead of november. 1970. Payrolls in november were la 2 per cent ahead of the level for november 1970. The Soma said that shipments for the first la months of 1971 were 13 6 per cent ahead of the level recorded for the same time in 1970 and that the production rate in the factories located Over 14 Southern states was 10 6 per cent higher in the first la months of 1971 than in the 1970 period payrolls Over the first la months were 9 8 per cent higher than the similar period a year ago. In comparison with october the november sales were Down by 16.9 per cent and shipments dropped by 24 5 per cent production in november dropped by 5.7 per cent and payrolls dropped by 13.0 per cent. The Soma said that in the Field of tables cabinets Beds i sales in november of 1971 were 34 per cent higher than in november of a year ago and that sales Over the 11-month period in 1971 were 26 3 per cent higher than the same time in 1970. S lies of upholstered goods in november increased by 20 i per cent Over november of 1970, and sales for the first la months of the year were 16.2 per cent higher than for the s me period of 1970. Backlogs in the Cas goods production units in november were 69.1 per cent higher than a year ago and backlogs in upholstered goods plants were 27.1 per cent higher than a year ago. Over the first la months shipments of Cas goods increased by 12.3 per cent Over the period in 1970 and production climbed by to 3 per cent in the same period. Payrolls climbed by 9 3 per cent. In the upholstered goods plants the 11-month record Houed that shipments were up 15.5 per cent Over the same period in 1970 and production was up la 5 per cent. Payrolls climbed by la 4 per cent. Davidson county slates oct. 6 for Observance Lexington the Date of oct. 6 has been set As the time the Observance of Davidson county s 150th birthday will begin. The Observance is expected to continue for five or six Days. Some Type of historic ii pageant is expected to be the observances finale. The Date was set at wednesday s meeting of an executive committee appointed to oversee the planning and staging of the event. Acting general chairman of the executive committee is Jack Childress of Lexington and James Hoover o f Thomasville is vice president. Clifton Young is treasurer. One of the planned moves of the executive committee is to form a sesquicentennial corporation with the three men As officers. Other committee members and their areas of responsibility include George l. Hundley o f Thomasville operating capital Dick louder Lexington insurance Ernest meters Lexington Headquarters Archie sink Lexington Revenue division Curry Regan. Thomasville. Publicity de Hill Welcome participation Frank Terrell a Xingu in. Tickets and or Alvah p. Boyles Thomasville historical spectacle planning during the lengthy discussion members of the committee voted to declare that body the official sponsor of the publication of a county history Book being compiled by miss Jewell sink and mrs Mary g. Matthews both of Thomasville. The committee voted to employ Rogers co. O f Fostoria Ohio a company specializing in commemorative celebrations to provide assistance in observing sesquicentennial. The committee agreed that the planning should not necessarily conform entirely with the Rogers arranged celebrations and that subscribing to the company a services was contingent upon its acceptance of All committee Decsi is reached w Ednes Dav. Including the Date for the Celebration the next business of the members of the committee will be to meet with agents of the Rogers co. Expected t arrive in Lexington monday for this Pur prise. By Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer Jamestown Guilford technical Institute Board of trustees members today authorized architects to proceed with detailed planning for two major structures expected to Cost $3 million. Architect Hyatt Hammond received approval to move toward advertising for bids for construction of a learning resources Center and for a Campus Center to be located near Jamestown. Hammond told trustees attending the regular january meeting at the schools Campus Library he Hopes to be Able to open bids by june or july. He said construction would take about 15 months. Nelson Wallace administrative assistant to president or. Luther med i in showed slides demonstrating that the two buildings together will provide an additional to too Square feet or floor space and will be located adjacent to the present newer buildings on the Campus. Wallace said that the four level Campus Center will provide space for student lounge food service area b o oks Tore student oriented offices and offices for the schools administration the learning resources Center will contain a learning Laboratory and space for guided studies programs As Well As Library area and Reading rooms. The two buildings Are expected to be constructed largely from Bond funds voted by the people and from county tax funds under a five year j program approved last year. In other activities Board members approved a plan to request $40,000 from the Board of commissioners to provide additional funds to meet the costs of instruction especially in the Extension program and in instruction to meet require Leonard from Page i d from her room at High Point memorial Hospital. Cashier Kathy Scearce at the family Dollar store said a Man came to her Register and started to pay for a package of razor Blades with a $10 Bill. She said he then gave her the Correct change and took Back the Bill. According to miss Scearce the Man then asked for change for the $10. But in the process kept the $10 Bill. She said she stopped the Man As he was leaving the store but he denied keeping the Bill and continued to walk away. She added that he went outside and left in a car. Guili Vird county deputies said Larry m. Lewis 19. Of Jamestown Hoad reported his car entered at a parking us behind Guilford technical Institute. I wis said a 33 Nim camera valued at $.395 was taken after a window was broken in the vehicle. Seven More persons were arrested in High Point wednesday night on charges of possessing Beer or liquor or both for the purpose of Sale. They were Vance Ingram sr., 48. Of Newton Street James Thomas Dockery 47. Of Hubert Street Dean Zimmerman or. 36. Of Coltrane Avenue Matthew Johnson. 56, of Woodbury Street Robert Floyd Poteat 58. Of Redding Street. Annie May Mcmanus 48. Of s. Elm Street and Annie Wright Watkins. 40, of Harrison Street. Also arrested wednesday was Buford Stanley Moser is of Walkertown Road o n charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants and a red Light violation. Chances for Oakview Park apparently have increased the prospects that a neighbourhood Park in the Oakview area of High Point will be the site for a new $200,000 recreation Center apparently have increased. The City planning and zoning commission has added its endorsement to the Park As a site for the Center. Previously the Parks and recreation commission had proposed the Park As its Choice of Sites. City councilmen asked the Parks commission to review Sites after rejecting t h e commissions earlier recommendation to put the Center at Armstrong Park councilmen May be ready to act finally on the Center location when they meet next week. In session monday night the planning commission also sent favourable recommendations to the Council on several rezoning. Winning favor of the Board were proposed rezoning of the Eleanor Cox property on Baker Road from residential to retail he Den Gist rep property on Kirkwood Street adjacent to g i i s t r a p s apartment project from retail to residential a and property of Clyde Lanier on Pegram Avenue from residential a-2 to residential b-2. The commission also favourably viewed a proposal by Calvary methodist Church to close a portion of Thissell Street Between e. Green drive and Filbert place. A site plan for the expansion o Sechrest funeral Home on f Lexington Avenue also was proved by the Board. A petition for closing a Portia of Penn Burn Circle was favourably recommended. Ments of the Federal health and safety act. Or. Medlin explained that the school has enough to pay for existing programs As they Are now functioning a but not enough to do the Job we be really set out to do. He to meet demands brought on particularly pointed to needs by growth during the year. He said the school has had to add additional teachers to bring health related programs up to standards required by accrediting agencies. The teachers were needed to meet the relatively Low teacher Pupil ratio the agencies require. In addition or. Medlin said instruction of courses to meet the demands of the Industrial health and safety Law a has made demands on including that of teaching approximately 500 persons from industries Over the county in the area of first Aid. He said that git is going to have to begin to Bear a part of the Cost of maintenance of school buildings it uses As learning centers in its Extension programs and that a the Only Way to secure the Money is to go to the commissioners. Or. Medlin also said that in some cases classes Are started at the 15 student per teacher minimum the school uses for its Extension program but that during the course the number often Falls below this level creating financial problems since the school receives funds on the basis of the number of students in classes. This situation will require help from county sources he said or some of the courses May have to be dropped people or. Medlin said want the courses and enjoy and Benefit from them and resist cancellation. It is he said a like taking Candy from a baby to take classes from county commissioner Percy Sears a member of the Board pointed out that the health and safety courses the school is required to provide a Are the big he said git has no control Over these which Are under the state. Sears added he believes commissioners will go along with the request. He pointed out that in past years git has been before commissioners three times for additional financial help and received guarantees each time although it Only actually had to provide help one time and that for $10,000 since extra state funds became available later. Board members noted the school is funded from the state on the basis of enrolment last year with no provision for growth they expressed Hope that additional Money will be available similar to the $40,000 extra git received last year. Or Medlin announced appointment of Thurman Homey of High Point a former president of Edgecomb technical Institute. Is director of the comprehensive manpower services program git is taking Over from the High Point Model cities project. Or. Medlin said a alumni officers elected the High Point chapter of the High Point College alumni Assn. Elected officers for 1972 at their annual banquet wednesday night in the College cafeteria. D. Clark Johnson was elected president while Nido Qubein was elected vice president. Other officers elected were Bobby Yates second vice president Floyd t. Craven Secretary mrs. Clyde Hedrick treasurer and mrs. Meta Keith Jackson historian. Or. Wendell m. Patton president of High Point College delivered the main address entitled . or. Patton discussed the Many changes both academic and physical which have taken place at the College in recent years he also discussed plans for the future among the items discussed were the new curriculum the contract program Campus afloat and the construction of new facilities. Or. Murphy Osborne assistant to the president offered comments regarding t h c newly initiated admissions program and plans for Homecoming. Homecoming this year is scheduled the weekend of feb 18 to 20, which will coincide with parents Day which will be saturday feb 19. Survey is under Way in the Model cities Are to determine employment preferences among residents. Or. Medlin said plans Call for the schools first Homecoming to be held in the week starting Jan. 24. Pre Market i Learance our building is being leased for the furniture Market which opens on january 17th. We must vacate by Jan. 15th. We Are not going out of business but All remaining inventory must be sold at once. Cash and carry Ink less chair full sue pull up choir Reg. 29. Value Only $795 console i Mirror Fine Quality construction fruit Wood finish. Outstanding style amp a. M25. Traditional sofa finast Bonc by Swami �?~600 value now 175. 5 pc. Walnut bedroom �?~200.00 value now $99. Maple or Walnut tabla sets 2 ends i cocktail is Box Springs a mattresses s445� others to per set 99. Spanish Oak Credenza Reg �?~69 95 now $29. Of Anion velvet chairs �?~150. Values too Maple 4 drawer Chest $33. Maple Hutch Butte Ond Hutch of polity construction. Beautifully styled amp of Mitred a big Torgom of 199. New Sample umps singles and pairs at big discounts. Decorator sofa Spanish style m top Quality velvet 850. Value. Now �?T365. Modern Walnut Bari 2 stools Reg 199 95 Complete now m95 Early american sofa a chair decorator fabric. A �?~450. Value �?T150. Now Maple desk a chair Formica top. $65. Traditional sofa top Quality. A �?~250. Value now chairs Large group of Early american French provincial amp modern choirs. Values solid Maple lamp tables Reg.�?~65 to�?~135 now 3995 now $3995 contemporary l0veseat Herculo fabric. A �?~250. Value $100. Now modern hide a bed Queen size a �?~450. Value now $225. Large selection Dinette suites Maple Walnut Sec fruit Woolfrom High Point s Best buys to 249 Maple bedroom suite double Dresser Mirror Chest bed Nite stand just a few examples of our Many bargains. Be sure to shop All 3 floors. Our Low discount prices will save you Money. The Only showroom in High Point Selling direct to the Public Cash Lay a Way Bank am Ricard or master charge savings of. 40%-50%-60% furniture Market samples cancellations a closeouts daily 9 30 to 5 30 Fri. Till 7 30 . Sat. Till 5 Wachovia makes two promotions David l. Wagoner has been elected a vice president and William c. Laprade a Trust officer by directors of Wachovia Bank and Trust company n. A., in High Point. Announcement of the action was made by j. Roscoe Adams senior vice president and head of the High Point office of Wachovia. Wagoner joined Wachovia in 1955 in High Point. He served As manager of the North office from 1959 to 1963, was elected assistant cashier in 1965 and promoted to assistant vice president in 1967. He is a commercial lending officer and Branch coordinator. A native of Galax va., and a 1955 graduate of High Point College Wagoner is president of the High Point College alumni Assn. He is married to the former Patsy Cranford and has four children he attends Oakview United methodist Church where he is chairman of the Board of trustees. Fall from Page i d retailing patterns for furniture. Have combined to bring the Issue to a head. Most major Case goods manufacturers appear to be in favor of some simplification of the Market system. Many of them Are in support of the one major Market with one major style introduction each year. Upholstered furniture manufacturers Are More involved in the regional markets and Are not immediately concerned in the Soma task Force proposal. Laprade Wagoner Laprade joined the banking department of Wachovia in High Point in 1947 following service in the Navy. He transferred to the Trust department in 1952 and was elected assistant Trust officer in 1967 with responsibility for operations management and retirement plan administration. He became an account administrator in 1971. 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