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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 21, 1972, High Point, North Carolina 2b High Point Enterprise Friday january 21, 1972 answer lies in relating goals fight against illiteracy is Uphill Battle for state deaths amp funerals Petty funeral Raleigh a the fight against illiteracy is a Foo Trace on a Treadmill. Efforts to reach those adults lacking in Basic educational skills Are offset by the member of Young people who drop out of school. The backlog of need is so great that present programs Only touch the edges of the problem. An answer lies in relating literacy and manpower goals involving adult Basic education directly in planning to utilize and develop manpower resources gov. Bob Scott pointed out that approach recently in i charge to the North Carolina manpower Council. A a illiteracy must be eliminated and we need a specific practical deadline for doing it a Scott said in outlining objectives for the newly created Council the governors w o r d s heartened Charles m Barrett adult education director for the Community co 11 e g e it department. A this is very encouraging for the future of our he said. A one of the drawbacks has been that we were limited to literacy education period. Tying to skill training can improve the motivation to enrol and the will to stick with the North Carolina ranks High among the states both in the scope of the problem and its efforts to solve it. Based on the 1960 census used in figuring allocations of Federal funds for literacy training nearly one million tar heels 25 and older never finished the eighth Grade. That Means some 20 per cent of the state s population is at or near the level of functional illiteracy a handicapped by Lack of education in getting and keeping adequate employment or even coping with demands of modern society such As shopping in a supermarket. Only four other states i new York California Pennsylvania and Texas have a larger number of illiterates. If North Carolina has farther to go than most is was among the first to get started when the nation launched an assault on illiteracy under the 1964 economic Opportunity act Barrett recalled this state was the first to develop and secure approval for a Basic adult education plan. The classes designed to bring its students through an 8th Grade equivalent Are offered through the technical institutes and Community colleges. They Are taught wherever they can be located convenient to those who need them. Classrooms at the 54 tech institutes and Community colleges Are used so Are churches civic centers correctional institutions and in at least one instance a tobacco barn. Enrolments have totalled a most 180.000 since t h e programs Start. For the 1970-71 school year the figure was nearly 25.000 at that rate assuming successful completion for every student which is not the easel it would take 40 years to wipe out illiteracy in North Carolina. The conclusion Barrett agreed is that More must be done if the Battleground is to be moved off the Treadmill and into Range of Victory. Perhaps he said t h e manpower councils planning can be helpful in that direction Federal adult Basic education funds Are provided on a 90-10 Matching basis to the states. For the 1970-71 school year North Carolina had some $2 million for the purpose. Since 1964, More than in Thomasville Williams i s Dsa Winner Thomasville gubernatorial candidate Jim Holshouser was on hand thursday night when the Thomasville Jaycees presented their annual distinguished service award to or. David r. Williams a Thomasville physician. Williams who was born in Laurinburg came to Thomasville in 1968 to establish the Only paediatrics practice in town. He now lives Here with wife. Jane and their three children Robby 8 Emily 7 and Burt 4 before presentation of the award. Holshouser addressed the Jaycee Dsa and Bosses night banquet held at the Thomasville woman a club. He commended Williams for having a Given something extra a in his service to the Community. Receiving the award Wil-7st Federal report is released first Federal savings and loan associations total assets reached $25,087.437 59 in 1971, an increase of 25 per cent Over the year earlier figure. J. D Dobbins president reported to the annual shareholders meeting today. Dobbins reported that after distribution of $1,023,358 of earnings to first Federal s savers $241.632 20 were added to reserves in 1971, which increased the total reserves of the association to $1,900,537.15. The report continued that savings held by the association increased to $21,736,642 32 first Federal made $8,083,247 50 in first mortgage Loans in 1971 the association now holds first mortgage Loans secured by real estate in the amount of $22,585,606 la. The following directors were re elected d. A. Rawley James b Lovelace. J. D. Dobbins. Harold l. Amos George Freeman r. Kenner Amos. John Thomas. Jr., George Covington Vance fester Robert Davis George w Lyles jr., w. A. Homey or. And Robert b Rankin. At the directors meeting following t h e shareholders meeting the following officers were elected George w Lyles jr., chairman of the Board d. A. Rawley vice chairman of the Board j. D. Dobbins president Vance Rester vice president Ruth s. Bennett Secretary and treasurer Paddy c. Mcdowell assistant Secretary and treasurer and Lovelace and Hardin attorneys. Hams called it a the greatest Honor of his life. Williams graduated from in diversity of North Carolin at Chapel Hill in 1959 and entered medical school there where he finished in 1963. Completing his residency As an air Force physician. Williams came to Thomasville 3 a years ago to begin private practice. Since arriving Here Williams has held positions with the United fund and the Davidson county Morehead scholarship committee. He is now a member of the Board of directors of the Thomasville family Myca and the Davidson county March of dimes. He is currently a Jaycee a rotarian vice president of the Davidson county medical society vice chairman of the admin Tractive Board a t dance slated the Trinity Grange will be sponsoring a Square dance a urday night at the Grange Hall from 8 unt l la All proceeds will go to the March of dimes. United memorial methodist Church vice president of the Thomasville Century club and a member of the North Carolina medical society and the american medical Assn at the last meeting of the Davidson county Board of commissioners or George High Mith resigned As chairman of the Davidson county health planning Council and recommended Williams As his successor. Confirmation of the appointment is expected soon possibly at the next commissioners a typographical error inadvertently overlooked in a District court Story in thursdays Enterprise left the false impression that Lola Lee Damron 52. Of Liberty drive had been tried on two cases of driving under the influence of intoxicants. The Story should have read that she was charged with Only one offence of Drunken driving and that the charge was reduced to reckless driving by the court she was lined $50 and costs. Picnic facilities near completion prospects Are that the new picnic facilities beg placed at one of the Scenic overlooks above the Oak hollow Lake dam will be completed within the next few weeks according to Marvin Keith Parks and recreation director. The two picnic shelters and the toilet facility Are now in the process of completion on Sites at the Eastern Overlook above the dam future plans Call for other shelters to be placed at the Western end of the dam to add to the facilities being planned for the new Oak hollow Park. Keith reported that the City has recently completed a new Roadway into the Golf course maintenance area at the Park thus changeling traffic away from the old Access Road which crossed one of the fairways. The Golf course itself. Keith said a is shaping up rapidly and should be ready for play this Spring a he said that barricades and reflectors have been erected at the Entrance to the Marina a in an attempt to eliminate vehicular and pedestrian traffic on the Park officials Keith explained Are concerned about safety at the s i t e. At the present time installations at the Park Are not Complete and there is no supervision there. In a report. Keith said 1971 attendance at various Parks and playgrounds and recreation centers totalled 1,-132.097. This compared to the i,-056,626 recorded for 1970. Keith a figures showed that an estimated 466.592 persons visited the City s playgrounds and recreation centers during the year compared to the 484,-609 listed for 1970. Picnic and party reservations in 1971 numbered 51,-478 compared to the 70,091 recorded for 1970 and golfers numbered 21,516 compared to the 18.516 for the year before. In the Field of athletics Keith reported there were 104,734 participants during 1971 compared to 90,290 for the year before. Spectators in 1971 numbered 378.477 compared with the 329.521 listed for 1970. The report for december showed 30,974 attending playgrounds and centers compared to 31.607 the same month a year before. Golfers numbered i .527 compared to 903 in december of last year the athletic program Drew 4.765 participants compared to 4,870 for december of 1970 and 17,100 spectators compared to 6,800 for a year from Page i by about $150 Worth of food items were stolen. The manager at Tobias said three women entered the store thursday and that two of the women took a $265 coat while the third woman caused a disturbance to distract employees of the store. Two Academy Street residents told police today that their cars were entered by thieves. Billy Perry said property totalling $193 was taken from his car and Earl Kelly placed his loss at $163. Roy Fitzgerald of w. Willis Avenue said a tape player and a tape valued at $123 were stolen from his car parked at his Home. Arrests included Manzell l. Ingram 25, of Cedrow Avenue assault with a deadly w weapon Charles Ervin Mcpherson 31, of Whittier Street driving under the influence of intoxicants Kenneth Eugene Langston 32, o f Collinsville va., driving during permanent revocation of his License and Jerry Wayne Huntley 23, of Clara Cox apts., Possession of tax paid whisky for the purpose of Sale. Robert m. Cornelison of Valley drive reported to Guilford county deputies thursday that a tape player and 20 tapes valued at $180 were taken from his car parked at High Point City sunday $10/3t million has been spent from Federal state and local sources. Illiteracy in a society is an indicator of failure on the part of institutions o f education or individuals. That stigma attaches to those who need the program. A the adults we Are trying to reach have Learned to fear failure. They have reservations about establishing a Trust relationship with a teacher. They done to want to risk failure again in front of their Peers a Barrett explained. Tint is a Factor teachers must Deal with both in recruitment and retention of students he noted. Former students As aides have proven helpful in Many instances. In service training also equips teachers for the special demands of adult Basic education. Individual Success stories illustrate the programs effectiveness a Man w h o went from Day Taborett to welder a woman who opened her own millinery shop. A study now in Progress following up the 1969 group of students will give a broader perspective on operation and to Sibly Point of modifications for the future three Hurt in wreck none serious a two car wreck thursday at Wrenn Street and Russell Avenue resulted in three persons being injured and about $800 in property damages. Injured were George Edward Dorsette 29, of Radford Street and Oscar Odell Jarrell 45, of Newton Street Drivers of the vehicles and Bobby l. Bogans 33, of Day place a passenger in the Dorsette car. Dorsette was charged with a red Light violation. Martha Starling Smith of w. Lexington Avenue and her passenger. R e e. Hayworth. 84. Also of w. Lexington were injured in a two car wreck wednesday at s. Main Street and Kendall Avenue the other Driver was Thomas Avery Ball. 30, of Hendrick Street. A charge of failure to reduce Speed to avoid an Accident was lodged against Martha Smith. Glenda Elaine Marion of Lawrence Street escaped injury today when her car wrecked on Springfield Road near s. Main Street. Officers said she lost control of the car after it started sliding the vehicle ran off the Road and overturned damage was estimated at $1,000. Buford Curtis Petty 66, of 906 e. Farriss ave. Died at 2 45 . Today in High Point memorial Hospital. He had been ill since november and a patient in the Hospital since dec. 27. Or. Petty was born dec. 5, 1905, in Shelby a son of Hazel a and Fuchia Williams Petty. He was a resident of High Point for 60 years. On aug. 24, 1930. He was married to Thelma Hannah. He was a furniture manufacturers representative for 23 years. He retired four years ago. He was a member of first Baptist Church. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Thelma h. Petty of the Home one son. John b. Petty of 203 Ragsdale rd., Jamestown three grandchildren and one brother. James f. Petty of 506 Sunset or. Funeral will be held at 2 p in. Sunday in Sechrest Chapel by or. Carlton s. Prickett. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will remain at the Sechrest funeral Home and the family will be at the funeral Home saturday night from 7 until 8 30. Frank j. Hedrick Roanoke. A. Frank Joseph Hedrick 24. Of 2702 Carolina ave died wednesday at his Home. Death was attributed to natural causes. He was a native of Thomasville and a Case worker for youth Haven the Roanoke juvenile court probation House. He was a Counselor working with boys and their parents and supervisor of the facility which opened in 1970. He was a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Mary Anne Moorman Hedrick of the Home his grandmother mrs h. W. Shelton of High Point his parents. Or. And mrs. C. Austin Hedrick of Thomasville a sister miss Sandra Hedrick of Thomasville and two Brothers George Hedrick of Raleigh and Bob Hedrick of Greenville funeral was to be held at 11.30 a. In. Today at Oakeyy a East Church Street Chapel. Burial was to be in Evergreen burial Park the family requests that in lieu of Flowers memorials be made to youth Haven inc., of Roanoke. Mrs. L. C. King Thomasville mrs Portia Showalter King. 73, widow of Leonard c. King died today at 7 30 a in. In Lamb s nursing Home near High Point following declining health of 4u years. She was born in Snow Ville va., sept. 19. 1898. A daughter of Josiah Wesley and Lois porch Showalter. She lived in Thomasville for 20 years later moving to Asheboro. Prior to ill health she was associated with the employment Security commission she was a member of first United methodist Church in Asheboro. On aug 20, 1919. She married or. King he died March 15. 1968 surviving Are two daughters. Mrs. James Pauline Brewer of Thomasville and mrs. Russell Joyce Miller of Redding mass two Sisters. Mrs. Prescott w. Townsend of Bloomington ind., and mrs. Stuart Wilson of Indianapolis ind. And five grandchildren funeral will be held at 2 p in. Sunday at j. C. Green amp sons Chapel by or. Philip l Shore or. And the Rev. George w. Rudisin. Burial will be in Holly Hills cemetery. The family will be at the Home of a daughter mrs. Brewer and at the funeral Home saturday night from 7 until 9 mrs. W. A. Wall mrs. Flora Saferight Wall 82, of it. 8, Greensboro died today at 3 45 . In Clapps nursing Home where she had been a patient for four and one half years. She had been in declining health six years. Mrs. Wall was bom Jan. 6, 1890, in Guilford county a daughter of William w. And Sarah e. Wall Saferight and had been a resident of the Greensboro and High Point area All of her life. She was a member of Hickory Creek friends meeting. In 1914, she was married to William Andrew Wall who survives of the Home. Surviving in addition to the husband Are two sons Raymond Glenn Wall of of. 3, High Point and Troy Lawrence Wall of it. 8, Greensboro three daughters mrs. Charles w. Mary a Robbins of it. 8. Greensboro mrs. Neal Esther Jane Smith and mrs. William c. Helen Faye Hodgin. Both of i. 3, High Point 20 grandchildren 21 great grandchildren and one brother Grady Ernest Saferight of it. 3, High Point. The body is at Cumby mortuary pending completion of funeral claims Peter j. Hall Peter James Hall 71, of route 2. Died today at 3 45 a in. At his Home he had been in his usual health until thursday. Or. Hall was born March 31, 1900, in Harnett county a son of Peter j. And Bett Hall and had been a resident of route 2. For 14 years. Prior to that he lived in Sanford he was a Farmer. He was married to miss Jennie Belle Cameron. Who survives of the Home. Surviving in addition to the wife Are four sons Frank Hall of it. 6, Winston Salem Donald j. Hall of route i John a. Hall of route 2, and Paul a Hall of 2504 Lowe ave three daughters mrs Ralph h. Annie Belle Holt of Chestnut Street ext mrs. A. G. I Ura i Thomas of it. 6. Sanford and mrs. Cash Shirley Ann thinner of Wilmington 24 grandchildren one great grandchild two Brothers Sandy Hall and will Hall both of Cameron and four Sisters mrs. Mackie Grade Gilmore mrs. Lizza Thompson mrs made Hall and mrs. Della Hall All of it. 6, Sanford funeral plans Are incomplete the body will be taken from Cumby mortuary to the Home on saturday at la a in. Mrs. Robert Neal Pilot Mountain mrs Emma Hester Kellam Neal 85. Of it. Mount a i r v. Widow of Robert Neal died this morning in Northern Surry Hospital in mount airy. She was born in Stokes county and was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters mrs. Ruth Simmons and mrs. Rachel Terrell both of it i mount airy and mrs. Janie minish of High Point two sons Robert Neal of Siloam and John m Neal of mount airy la grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral will be held at 2 30 pm. Saturday at Holly Springs Baptist Church by the Rev. Carl Sizemore and the Rev. Frank Sitton burial will be in the Church cemetery. The body will remain at Needham funeral Home in Pilot Mountain until placed in the Church 30 minutes before the service the family will be at the funeral Home tonight from 7 until 9. Horace d Steadman or. Rockingham a Horace d. Steadman sr., 77, of Rockingham died thursday in a Rockingham Hospital. He was a retired textile executive and was a former administrator of Richmond memorial Hospital in Rockingham from june 1954 to May 1962 he was a member of first United methodist Church. Survivors include his wife mrs. Marie Covington Steadman of the Home one daughter. Mrs. William a. Poe of Rockingham one son Horace d. Steadman or. Of High Point two grandchildren and one brother. Rufus d. Steadman of Spartanburg s c. Funeral was to be held today at 2 . At the Home 617 favor rd., Rockingham. Burial was to be in Eastside cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to first United methodist Church or to the Richmond county heart fund everyday excellence. Is our goal. It us prove to you that there really is a difference in dry cleaning. Open monday-1-Day service John Crowder s Star cleaners open Mon. Thru sat. 723 s. Main . Bennett is dead at 78 mrs. Lula s. Bennett 78,of Astor dowdy Tower died thursday at 5 15 a. In. In High Point memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health for the past four months and a patient in the Hospital 17 Days. She was born aug. I 1893. In Waxhaw a daughter of the late Henry and Hattie Blackmon secret and had been a resident of High Point for 68 years. She was a member of my Vernon Baptist Church and a member of the Friendly neighbor club. She was a practical nurse. Survivors include one daughter. Mrs. Thelma l. Kirkland of Spokane. Wash. One grandson four great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Funeral will be held sunday at 12 30 p. In. At it. Vernon Baptist Church by the Rev. F. O. Bass. Burial will be in it. Olivet cemetery. The body will remain at Haizlip funeral Home and the family will be at the funeral Home saturday from 7 30 to 8 30 p. In. Mrs. Beulah neighbors Reidsville mrs. Beulah h neighbors 79. Of 216 i s. Main St. Died wednesday in Forsyth Hospital. Win Ston Salem after a heart attack. She was the former Beulah Harbison and was born in Caswell county. She was a member of Bethesda presbyterian Church. Survivors Are a son Jack g. Neighbors or. Of Winston Salem four daughters mrs. Malcolm Rev of Suffolk va., mrs. T. M. Shaw of High Point. Mrs. William Shaw of it. I Reidsville and mrs. Mark Peters of Lexington and a sister mrs. R. W. Blackwell of it. I Ruffin. Funeral was to be held at 3 . Today in Wilkerson funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Etta Chriscoe Asheboro mrs. Etta Estelle Chriscoe 74, formerly of it. I Seagrove died thursday in King s Mountain Hospital. Survivors Are a daughter mrs. Elbert Beck of it. I Seagrove a son the Rev. Edwin Chriscoe of Kings Mountain two Sisters mrs. Ada Hayes and mrs. Lola Craven of route 6 and two Brothers James Leach both of route 5, and John Leach of Seagrove funeral will be held at 3 . Saturday in new Center Christian Church near Seagrove. The family will be at the Ridge Mcdowell funeral Home tonight from 7 until 9. Mrs. L. H. Berrier Lexington mrs. Troy Sharpe Berrier 75, wife of Luther h. Berrier of route 9, died thursday at her Home. Mrs Berrier was a Davidson county native and was a member of Linwood United methodist Church. Survivors Are her husband two daughters mrs. Jack Mcclung of route 9. And mrs. Martin Culler of Raleigh two sons Luther Berrier or. Of Cary and maj. John Berrier of Greenville three Sisters. Mrs. John Penninger or. And mrs. W. L. Smith sr., both of Linwood and mrs r l. Palmer of it i Linwood and a brother. O. K. Sharpe of Lexington. Funeral will be held at la it am saturday at Linwood United methodist Church. Mrs. T. A. Burns Asheboro mrs. Marjorie Bonitz Burns 66, of Asheboro died wednesday in Randolph Hospital. Mrs. Burns was the widow of t. A. Burns a native of Wilmington and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Following the death of her husband she operated the Jack and Jill kindergarten in Asheboro. She did graduate work at Columbia University. George Peabody College in Tennessee and the Boston school of physical education. Mrs. Burns was president of the Asheboro we Oman a club in 1938 and 1939 and was a member of the first recreation commission in the City. She was a past director of the Asheboro Public Library a former Board member of the first United methodist Church and a member of the women s society of Christian service. Survivors Are a son t. A. Burns or. Of Greensboro a daughter. Mrs Wade s. Page of Asheboro and two Sisters. Mrs. Marie b. Darrin of Asheboro and mrs. Walter Hunken of Atlanta. A. Memorial contributions May be made to the Asheboro Public Library memorial fund. Funeral was to be held at 2 . Today at first United methodist Church. S. R. Knox Statesville Scott r. Knox 91, of Bear Poplar Community died thursday in Davis Hospital in Statesville. Survivors Are six daughters. Mrs. E. F. Kearns o f Greensboro mrs. J. N. Mitchelljr. Of Clemson. S. A. Mrs. W. F. Abercrombie of Mclean a. Mrs. C. S. Hutchison of Winston Salem miss Mildred Knox of High Point and miss Virginia Knox of the Home two Sisters mrs. J p. Sloop of mount Ulla and mrs. A r. Morrow of Lumberton and a brother George Knox of Salisbury. Funeral will be held at 3 . Saturday at Back Creek presbyterian Church in mount Ulla. G. F. Russell Asheboro George Floyd Johnny Russell 55, of Asheboro died thursday in Mccain Sanatorium in Mccain. Survivors Are his wife mrs. Myrtle Whicker Russell a daughter mrs. Brenda Jane Sherron of Cedar Falls four Brothers Roy Russell of route 5. William Russell and Robert Russell both of route i and James Russell of Newark Del. And two Sisters mrs. Lucille Scott of Newark. Del and mrs r. C. Chandler of Greensboro. Funeral will be held at 2 p in. Sunday in Pugh funeral Home Chapel. The body will remain at the funeral Home and the family will be there saturday night from 7 until 9 ism. In Sechrest service 1501 l ave 882 bbb or 88b 2 i45 a umm a Mph ago / a a re Rig i to i Aal Friday Alton Roy Utley 1 30 school Roger Linden Cepel Columbus. Ohio to Days of heaven on Earth. Yes. A revival you will never forget time Friday Jan.2 it through Jan. 30th Quot brother Grant is known world Over / Rev. . Grant evangelist also brother w. V. Grant or. A co evangelist and sister Shirley at the Organ. The place the full gospel Church of god 224 Dorothy Point n. C. Rev. John Woodson says for More information Call 431-5040. The Church bus will be running nightly. The unsaved will be saved. The sick will be healed. The Blind will see. And the deaf will hear. This is a revival that you cannot afford to miss. Yes. Brother w. V. Grant and revival team from Dallas Texas will see you in this revival. Come and bring a Friend. A spiritual Church with a Friendly Welcome. A in t t

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