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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 26, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Manslaughter Casein amp funerals slated for trial High Point Enterprise saturday january 26,1974 a drama review 3a Robert . Childs 20, of Silver Springs md., charged with two counts of manslaughter after a traffic Accident oct. 6, 1973, on Mon lieu Avenue was bound Over to Superior court thursday. Probable cause was found in the two charges against Childs during a preliminary hearing in District court. The two victims of the Accident were Eugene c. Munger of Arnold md., and Rita c. Ogara of Amboy n j. Childs was acquitted of charges of Drunken driving and Public drunkenness. No probable cause was found during a hearing for Kirby h. Brown jr., 27, of Brentwood Street who was charged with shooting and wounding James Thomas Whitfield sept. 29. James a. Dumbloskie 19, of Kivett drive was bound Over after waiving preliminary hearing on two counts of forgery and Linda Fellers 19, of s. Elm Street waived preliminary hearing and was bound Over on a charge of larceny by breaking and entering. Ted Farricker of Thomasville was bound Over to Superior court after probable cause was found in counts of Possession Sale and transporting Ltd. Daniel c. England jr., 28, of ring Street and Archie Patton 51, of South Road both woman from Page 2a entered Millis dorm at High Point College and forced open vending machines. About $100 in change was missing. Raymond Dewey Newham of Johnson Street said someone pried open the Back door to his Home and ransacked drawers in the House. He said the Only thing missing was about $10 in Cash. Thieves took property Worth Only 89 cents after breaking a window to enter Leonard Street school. James e. Mcnair of deep River said two conveyor tracks Worth about $112 were stolen from a lot in the 500 Block of King Sway drive. Lowell Raymond Sykes of Clover drive reported a .22 pistol Worth about $50 stolen from a Dresser drawer at his Home and mrs. W. K. Allen of Hillcrest drive said a $70 bicycle was stolen from her front porch a Glass door at the turn key three recreation Center on Habersham Road was broken causing about $100 damage. William Mccauey Hunsucker of Archdale reported that someone Cut two tires on his truck after he parked it on s. Main Street arrests included Hervon Staton 18, of Clara Cox charged with larceny after breaking and entering and Mary Janie Wright 63, of Taylor Street Possession of non tax paid whisky. Allen Junior Hamlin 64, of Brentwood Street and David Calvin Collman 45, of Amos Street both were charged with assault with a deadly weapon and Ronald Ray Bennett 34, of by. 6, Thomasville and Decie Friend 47, of n. Hamilton Street both were charged with Drunken driving. Interim from Page 2a becomes necessary. There Are also lands privately owned adjacent to the zoo property which can be leased for parking purposes. Hammond noted the plans Call for the saving of All Trees and underbrush in All areas including the parking lots. He said the parking areas will be a curved around the Trees. Hoff cautioned the authority members about promoting the interim zoo too much. He noted the limited Access roads to the site would cause Long traffic tie before proposed new multilane roads can be built. Currently Cox Road a narrow twisting country Type Road is the Only route from Asheboro to Purgatory Mountain. Zoo officials Are hoping the proposed new roads will be ready about the time the first phase opens in july 1975. Charged with larceny after breaking and entering were found guilty of Misdemeanour larceny. Each was fined $25 and costs. Jerry Beeson 18, of Walkertown charged with larceny from a person also was found guilty of Misdemeanour larceny. He was Given six months suspended and fined $25 and costs. Nol crosses with leave were taken in charges of reckless driving and failure to heed Blue Light and Siren against Beeson. Ezra r. Sexton 60, of Cleveland Tenn., and Henry l. Gibson. 36, of it. 3, Thomasville both were Given six months suspended and fined $100 and costs on charges of Drunken driving. Jessie s. Smith 22, of Winston Salem was Given six months suspended and fined $125 and costs on a Drunken driving charge. Nol crosses with leave were taken in charges of speeding too Miles per hour in a 45 Mph zone and failure to heed Blue Light and Siren. Four persons were Given six months suspended sentences and fines of $100 and costs each Friday in District court on charges of Drunken driving. They were Stephen b. Hemric no address available Larry j. Worley 30, of Thomasville Arnold Gray Tolbert 29, of Eugene Street and Donald Lee Andrews 26, of Friddle Street. A nol pros with leave was taken in a Drunken driving Case against Eddie l. Wilbanks ?1, of Nowlin Street. A charge of manufacturing marijuana against Cathy French of Delmont Street was dismissed. Jennie Lindsey Mcbride 22, of furlough Street was Given 30 Days suspended and fined $5 and costs on a charge of larceny. Two defendants were Given 60 Days suspended and fined $15 and costs. They were Walter Witcher of it. I Jamestown charged with assault by pointing a gun and Howard Groome Smith of Eastchester drive charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Theft charge is dismissed Misenheimer rites set Boyd Adolphus Misenheimer 59, of 911 Nance ave., died at 8 30 . Friday in High Point memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since monday. He had been in declining health for one year. Or. Misenheimer was bom March 9,1914, in High Point a son of Charles Adolphus Buck and Minnie Clark Misenheimer. A lifelong resident of High Point he was a Veteran of world War ii having served in the . Army. He was a member of the american legion. For a number of years he had been employed by m and j Frame works. He was a member of Light House Baptist Church. Surviving Are his Stepmother mrs. Ola Misenheimer 1809 Baker re one sister miss Dorothy Misenheimer 1809 Baker re. One half sister mrs. Doris Staley of Greensboro three Brothers. Henry Misenheimer 1809 Bakerr. Lloyd. Misenheimer 1202 Elon pm. And Jesse Misenheimer of Morristown Tenn. One half brother Glenn Misenheimer of Jamestown and one Stepbrother Harold Wall 1809 Baker re. Funeral will be held at 2 . Sunday in Sechrest Chapel by the Rev. Frank Barnes and the Rev. Aulbert Smith. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral Home. The family will be at the Home of a brother Lloyd Misenheimer 1202 Elon pm. And at the funeral Home tonight from 7 to 9. Pallbearers will be Roby Cates Ralph Poole Wayne Johnson Bill Eaton Jerry Misenheimer and Bill Misenheimer. Thomasville a Thomasville Man accused of stealing 241 Bales of Hay had the Case dismissed in District court Here thursday. Edwin b. Drury of Boyles Street charged with the theft by Claude Harrell of Shell Road dec. 20, was accused of removing the Hay from Harrell a barn. In other cases Vernon Grice 29, of High Point and Mitchell Grice 25, of Erie pa., were scheduled for trial in Superior court. Vernon Grice is charged with shooting a Rifle into an occupied dwelling and Mitchell Grice is charged with being an accessory. Miss Myrtle Cox Randleman miss Myrtle r. Cox 80, of Knoxville Tenn., formerly of it. I. Climax died Friday at a Knoxville medical Center. She was a retired teacher who for 45 years taught in Randolph county Public schools. Her last school was Randleman High school from which she retired in 1962. She was a member of Providence friends meeting and for Many years was clerk of the monthly meeting. Survivors Are a sister mrs. Lalah Cox Macon of Knoxville and a brother Ralph a. Cox of Knoxville. R. R. George Dies at 47 Robert Reynolds George 47, of 2120 Edgewood dr., was dead on arrival at High Point memorial Hospital saturday at 3 30 . He had been in declining health since 1948, however death was unexpected. Or. George was born april 21, 1926, in pit Sylvania county va., a son of Ennis Dewey and Mazie Reynolds George and had been a resident of High Point for eight years. He was manager of the Flash Market on s. Main Street a member of Summerset Baptist Church in pit Sylvania county va., and a Veteran of Worl War ii having served with the . Army. On feb. 14, 1948, he was married to miss Hazel Thacker who survives of the Home. Surviving in addition to his wife Are one daughter mrs. Carl Debra Irby also of the Home three Brothers Clyde b. George of Madison Heights. Va., Kenneth George of Danville va., and buddy George of Schofield bks., Hawaii and one sister mrs. Earl Martha Anderson of Danville a. The body has been removed to Colbert Moran funeral Home in Gretna va., pending completion of funeral arrangements. Duke Plant is opposed Lexington a a group of Davie county opposed to a nuclear Power Plant on the Yadkin River have pledged to carry their fight All the Way to Washington. Duke Power co. Is planning the nuclear activated Generator. The company this week reportedly bought a 1.600-acre tract which May be the site for the Plant but it is located across the River from Davie in Davidson county. Previous acquisitions have been made in Davie. The Davie residents whose spokeswoman is mrs. Mary Davis. Say they re going to continue their opposition regardless of which Side of the River serves As the Plant site. They Are reportedly being bucked by the conservative oriented Sierra club. Mrs. Davis has flatly declared that the residents done to want a heavy Industry on the River Bank of the Yadkin. Residents of Davidson county who own nearby property have also expressed reservations about the possible effect of the Plant on their property values. Mccarthy allegory scores Winston Salem a drama written to convey a political message would not normally be accorded a place of stature in theatrical archives. Some plays produced for such purposes stand up better than others though. One of the More enduring is Arthur Millers a the Crucible a an account of the Salem witches trials in 17th Century Massachusetts. Members of the drama department at the North Carolina school of the arts is presenting a the Crucible this weekend and next at Summit school auditorium on Reynolda Road in Winston Salem. As with past presentations their production is Superb in nearly All respects. Millers play was written in 1953 at the Peak of sen. Joseph Mccarthy a popularity in the press sen. Mccarthy a Campaign to rid the government and our society of a a subversive influences was editorially denounced As a a switch what better vehicle for an allegory of the Mccarthy Era then than the most notorious True a switch Hunt on the North american continent to represent the Junior senator from Wisconsin Miller uses Deputy governor Dan Forth of Massachusetts whom history records As the actual head of the Salem tribunal. In this key role Glyn of Malley gives one of the production s Best performances. Taking some liberties with fact Miller depicts Danforth As an irredeemable hypocrite viciously prosecuting the supposed witches for some ulterior reason never made Clear. In the final scene which takes place in the Salem prison the parallel Between the Deputy governor and sen. Mccarthy is unmistakable a did you Ever see anyone with the Devil a he asks one of the characters. At that Point it is almost possible to hear Mccarthy a voice echoing a who did you know who was a member of the communist party a As Danforth of Malley conveys the proper combination of false piety and pretended outrage to illuminate the villainy the incarnate evil of the politically motivated character. He appears Only during the final two scenes of the play but his performance is nevertheless crucial. The Best performances however were delivered by two of the women in the cast. As Abigail Williams the girl who is supposed to have sex City school menus week of january 28 elementary High schoo monday monday hot dog. Chili hot dog. Chili Cole Slaw Cole Slaw French Fries French Fries cookie Gingerbread tuesday Macaroni and cheese tuesday a. Hard boiled egg tamales Chili Orange juice Pear salad freckle face Roll Cornbread Apple Cobbler fruit Cobbler wednesday wednesday oven Fried Chicken Spaghetti Rice with butter tossed salad Green Beans French bread Pear salad fruit Gelatin hot Rolls thursday thursday Salisbury Steak Spaghetti mashed potatoes tossed salad Green Beans amp Corn French bread hot Rolls peach Cobbler chocolate pudding Friday Friday tuna salad a to boys with greens Salami and cheese school Beans tomatoes k lettuce hot Rolls potato chips Gingerbread peach Cobbler plotted the hysteria in Salem for her own purposes Margot Dionne is probably the True standout. She is onstage Only during two scenes like of Malley but in these Brief appearances she shows incredible dramatic Range. At the beginning of the play she is quiet and reserved or fiery and impassioned depending on who is present. In Millers re creation Abigail is a girl of 18 or 19 actually she was about to who claims to have seen demons possessing certain women in the town. Her manner is so persuasive that she induces other girls in the town to see the same purported visions. At first she is motivated by a desire to explain Why she and other girls were found dancing in the Woods a practice frowned on in Puritan areas. Later deeper motives emerge namely an adulterous affair with a Farmer in the Community when Abigail is brought out for the spectacular confrontation during the trial presided Over by Danfort she no longer appears As a beguiling Young Maiden by Puritan standards ready to dispense her charms. Rather miss Dionne is the very picture of a innocence and her fraudulent visions Are somehow made real. The other outstanding performance is by Wrenn Goodrum As Elizabeth proc a Tor. The Antithesis of Abigail she is the epitome of virtue it was her husband. John who was adulterous by involved with the scheming Young girl. John portrayed by Leslie Mcconnell is actually the protagonist in the play. It is he who tries to expose Abigail since 1897 before the court but his efforts Are in vain. He is also the one whom Danforth interrogates in the final scene during a a a confessions of trafficking with the Devil. Curiously Mcconnell a performance is the least Apt of any of the leading actors. In the beginning particularly he is most unconvincing though he seems to gain momentum toward the end and he finishes creditably. Other notables in the cast include Frederic Serino As a fraudulent exorcist the Rev. John Hale Reid As a Black slave who supposedly imported the witchcraft from her native Barbados and Lucius Houghton As the crusty Giles. Corey whose wife is executed for witchcraft because she reads books. In this production the simplicity of the sets naturally fitting for a Puritan Village Points up perhaps the greatest flaw of Millers drama. The play itself is too simple the division Between Good and evil is too clearcut. A the Crucible is of course supposed to be a morality play but there Are occasional melodramatic lapses. A the Crucible will be presented again tonight. Next week performances begin tuesday and run through saturday. Curtain time at Summit school is 8 15 . For All performances. A Ven Carver Sechrest service 1301 e. Lexington ave. 882-2555 885-2145 member 8/ invitation j National i selected morticians sunday Boyd Adolphus Misenheimer 2 pm. Secures Chapel funeral will be 2 30 . Sunday at Providence friends meeting with the Rev. Thomas butt and the Rev. Mark Hodgin officiating and with burial at the Consumers spent an average meetinghouse. The family will pc Fife. A 4". Be at the Pugh funeral Home 1"oro a a times in Randleman 7-9 . Today. Ii mount up Fol 20 it ears a a sales amp service Complete tune up every part checked cleaned adjusted and lubricated As needed. 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