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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 1, 1976, High Point, North Carolina I h a Point Enterprise. Thur Jagt july a 9?6 deaths amp funerals mrs. Burton Davis funeral Dies at 80 set saturday mrs Edna Bulla 507 Davidson St died today at 9 05 a in in High Point memorial Hospital funeral arrangements Are incomplete the body is at Sechrest funeral Home Frank Dinham funeral for Jay Frank Dunbar or will he Friday at 2 pm at Cumby Chestnut drive Chapel by the Rev j s Johnson and the Rev Corge h Wallace burial will he in h Oral Garden Park cemetery the body will remain at Cumby mortuary and the family will he there tonight 7 to time Dunbar. 42. Of til of Neill St died wednesday morning shortly after arrival at High Point memorial Hospital or had teen shot in the head earlier at his Home g. I w hit Ashk Hord George Mitchell White 74 of 146 n Cox St died tuesday night in Randolph Hospital he was a member of first 1 nned methodist Church and was a retired manager of coca cola bottling in Asheboro surviving Are his wife mrs Nettie Bowman White. Two Brothers Horsley White of Clanton. Ala and Robert n White of High Point and three Sisters. Mrs Oscar Dowling miss Margaret White and miss la la White All of Clearwater. Fla funeral was to be today at 2 p in at Pugh funeral Home Cha Al by tile Rev Donald Havnes and the Rev William Robinson burial was to he in Oaklawn cemetery k. I or off Handleman funeral for Edgar la Metier 85 of it i Trinity will be at 4 p in Friday at mount Vernon knifed methodist Church by the Rev Carl Dunker burial will be in the Church cemetery die family will be at Pugh funeral Home Randleman tonight 7 to 9 i or met ice died in Lamb s nut sing Home in High Point wednesday he was a native of Randolph county and a retired Farmer and merchant he was a Veteran of world War i serving in the army surviving Are two Brothers Walter Mcgee of Archdale and Grady w Mcgee of High Point sino 1897 Sechrest service do i 11 Xing ton a v f 882-2555 885-2145 Thomasville Burr t Davis 83 of 207 Laing St died wednesday at 8 15 p in in Community general Hospital following declining health of one year and critically ill t to weeks he was born in Hanover Mich. June 28. 1893. A Ann of Jesse and new Al i Avis Ile was a member id Faith Baptist Church and the adult sunday school class Ile was a retired employee of Wrenn v a Nufa Turing in 1947, he married Meardith Henderson she survives id the Home surviving in addition to i. Wife Are one Stepson Julian Henderson of route 2. I airy Hepler Road two step grandchildren five daughters. Mrs n j Mercer of by 2. Parma. Mich mrs ii Doty and mrs Barbara Poole both of Jackson mid mrs m l. Chostner of Merritt Island Fla and mrs Grace Howard of Saginaw Mich. One son. Robert e Davis or of Merritt Island Fla. One brother la Davis of Naples Fla and 20 grandchildren funeral will by saturday at 4 p in at Faith Baptist Church by the Rev r k Peterson and the Rev John Haney burial will be in Holly Hills cemetery the body will remain at Siler funeral Home until placed in the Church 30 minutes before the service the family will be at the funeral Home Friday night 7 to 9 and at the Home at 207 Ding St k k Norton Robert Elijah Hobi Norton i of it 3. Trinity was dead on arrival at High Point memorial a Hospital sunday morning he was Horn Iii Morven july 25. 1914. A son of the late Sam and Mary Cah a Norton. He was of the Baptist Faith amt was a Veteran id world War la Ile was employed at my i tie desk in survivors include his wife mrs Mary Inetta Simon Norton of the Home two daughters mrs Lena mat Mullin of High Point and mrs Doris e Hudson of Brooklyn. N y. Three stepdaughters. Misses Donna have and Patricia Norton and Tratta Maurice Simon All of Trinity one Stepson. Donnie Scott Christian of Trinity live grandchildren. And one brother Robert Jean Norton of is album i n x a funeral will be at 3 . Sunday at while Oak Baptist Church in Morven by Hie Rev l v Lewis burial will be in Galilee Church cemetery the body will remain at Moore funeral Home until noon sunday the family will tx1 at the funeral Home saturday 8 to 9 father attacks witness in courtroom with knife Henderson Cap in a dramatic ending to a first degree rape Trail in Vance county monday the father of the defendant a pronounced guilty by the jury rushed at a prosecution witness Yelling profanities and attacking him with a Cane and knife Omega Perry or father of defendant Omega Perry jr., who became the 116th person in the state sentenced to die in the Gas chamber was quickly subdued police officials said detective la t Varker. Who Lead the criminal me ligation of the rape Case and had been a chief prosecuting witness in the Mal. Said he retained Only minor injuries nothing serious and tie Perry was also treated for laceration of the hand Quot Varker said. Explaining police believed his hand was Cut As they wrestled the knife from him Varker said he was attacked As he stepped Down from the main platform in the courtroom to leave the building Varker said he Learned monday evening that Perry. 70, had been committed late monday afternoon to John instead state Hospital for examination offi eals at the Hospital confirmed that he was committed there Perry s son was tried and convicted in the first degree rape of Evone Foster a Henderson woman according to testimony. Mrs. Foster awoke on the night of feb 2 to see a Man standing Over her she said it was Perry Varker said he had a knife he continuously threatened her with during the two hours in which he Quot repeatedly raped her Quot and Quot beat her about the both Perry or and or Are from Henderson court delays builder hearing Salisbury a hearing set for wednesday on a temporary restraining order obtained against the City of Archdale by a local builder to halt construction on a proposed garage on school Road was not heard wednesday in Rowan Superior court As scheduled but could be heard Friday. A City spokesman said the hearing May be held Friday if delayed longer it May be transferred to Asheboro in Randolph county Superior court he said utilities from Page to main communications Board. Making All the police radios useless the signals from Walkie talkies carried by officers Are Alt relayed through the main panel and satellite Sui ions. All of which were knocked out by the water turning off the flow of water discontinued service to the county building fire chief h l Thompson said today that every water pump at the fire dept had been put into use to remove water from the furniture building which he estimated to by 12-15 inches deep Hartley said that officers were sent to intersections in . Cities seek two tax sources Raleigh i Apt North Carolina municipalities May ask the 1977 general Assembly for permission to tax payrolls or impose levies to hotels and motels Leigh Wilson executive Secretary of the North Carolina league of municipalities said the two tax sources would be the heart it a league proposal to the legislature Wilson said a league review committee is considering proposals that will Forron a suggested tax package for municipalities he said the committee s recommendations will be presented to the league s convention in Charlotte next october. The state s cities and towns now rely mostly on the property tax for local revenues Wilson said tile property tax base is eroding inequitable and unresponsive to inflation Wilson said the league s plan would ofter cities the option of a hotel Motel Levy or a payroll lax it the voters of a municipality approved. Wilson said a City like Asheville with its tourist Industry might choose the hotel Motel lax while cities like w Inston Salein and Eden with Many workers who live outside the City limits might opt for the payroll tax new Jersey closes schools now a a in Ute Foo $0 a a Friday mrs Fay Minton Soots a in rib of Alk. To Chi sin pm High Point is joas if Quot 206 Swindal he arc Dait Al i St 24 wort Uay Imus Joa mrs. Far ice Jones Blankenship i Hiday or. Jay Frank Dunbar or pm Imp fruit drive North main at Parriss Avenue 885-5049 Harold Davis member pret mind owner of 0�?���?�� or a Emo i not thursday mrs Jessie Lee Crumpler j to p in deep River Friend meeting movie citation change j sought Greenville. it a it democratic candidate Tor governor i Herron proposed today that Many traffic violations to removed from court dockets and handled administratively by a system of hearing officers o her in outlined the plan at a news conference he said the proposal is designed to provide swifter punish in in lot trait in Law violators and at the same time reduce congested criminal court dockets. He did not specify the approximate Cost of setting up a system of hearing officers o Herron explained that the plan would remove Trout court dockets traffic Law violations such As improper turns lesser speeding violations improper Lane change tailgating signal Light violations and failure to yield Ritu of Way More serious violations such As vehicular Honic ides Drunken driving reckless driving if run. And driving Atter License has been revoked would remain on the court Dix sets 0 Herron said the hearing officers could impose fines place Points on Drivers records and other punishment such As attending sate Driver school but could nut impose prison sentences Drivers not satisfied with the verdicts of the hearing system Rould use an appeals Pincess into the formal court system Trenton. No it Al an estimated too too students were shul out of summon programs today by a state supreme court order to shut Down the entire Public school system in new Jersey the court older took effect Atter the state legislature tailed by Midnight wednesday to adopt tax legislation needed to fund a new state school Aid Law the state s highest court had ruled that the current method of funding schools based Imi local property taxes. Is unconstitutional because it discriminates against students in poorer communities on May 13. It ordered All spending for Public schools halted today unless the legislature had adopted a new school financing method die Assembly struggled wednesday night to pass a tax Bill to raise the $378 million for the school Aid Law the state Senate waited in the wings ready to take up any Bill sent Over by the Assembly do Assembly id delayed work on the Bill awaiting word from Federal District court judges on motions to stay the state supreme court order by a 9 to 2 vote wednesday the District court refused to stay die order rejecting the argument that schools could not be shut Down because Public education is a con sectional right they ruled it is not in Newark Jonathan Woldstein. The los attorney for new Jersey said he would go before the 3rd circuit court of appeals in Philadelphia today to file an Appeal of the ruling by an 11-judge i s District court panel the developments wednesday and Early today were the latest in a three year Effort to Reform school funding and taxation in new Jersey in april 1973. The supreme court said die state govern ment had to find a new method of paying for Public education in new Jersey that would shift Reliance for educational funding away from local property taxes the Assembly on wednesday night roundly Defeated amendments in a measure calling for a Flat 2 per cent tax on adjusted Gross income that would have raised some $670 million a year. Early today the 80-Meinber Assembly rejected two proposals to increase the 5-cent state sales tax by one and two cents the 100.000 students in summer school programs affected by the court order included an estimated 4 300 Laking credits needed to meet graduation and College Entrance requirements school officials said gov. Brendan t Byrne meanwhile delayed signing the new $2 85-Bijlion state budget wednesday although the Law technically requires adoption of the appropriations act by july i each year a spokesman for the governor said he would sign the budget Quot by morning Quot # Clinton youths die in wreck Clinton Lara three Young Clinton residents were killed Early today when their car Rasht in into a clump of Trees the North Carolina Highway patrol said they were identified As Kenneth l Hairr 20 Douglas Jordan 17 and Julian Merritt 21 trooper Larry Harrington said the vehicle left a Rural paved Road in Sampson county shortly after Midnight and was destroyed on Impact he said parts of the car were Stew i Over a wide area from Page to years ago Pennington said the total deficit of last year s bus operations is about $10,000 less than an earlier projected deficit Council also approved implementation of plans to install a computerized traffic signal system in the downtown area. The system will be financed with about $400-ooo in state Money and $100.-000 of local funds about $75,000 in already appropriated funds were authorized for expenditure in the Westchester drive widening project. Councilwoman Rachel Gray said the Money was needed immediately by the Road electrical Crew or the work would have to be discontinued the Council set a meeting of the Public utilities committee for tuesday at 7 committee chairman mrs. Gray said a number of items would be discussed including a request for water service from a resident outside the City the Council also agreed to study assessment rates for Extension of water lines both in and outside the City. Minor disagreements arose in discussion of a planned dog show and approval of privilege licenses Foi five Massage its employed at Peacock Massage parlor councilman Bill Brewer urged the Council to approve forthwith a request from the dog show promoters to hold the show at the City parking garage but Council followed mayor Roy Culler s to refer the matter for further study. On the Massage its privilege licenses. Brewer voted against approval Quot you voted in favor of an ordinance setting up this procedure so Why Are you voting against carrying it out a Quot asked councilman Bob Wells Quot it s like approving this City Brewer replied. Quot i voted for it As the lesser of two evils Quot Culler read a proclamation urging citizens to observe the commemoration of the signing of the declaration of Independence by joining in 15 minutes of Bell ringing beginning 2pm july 4 truck ditched on interstate without Power to direct traffic last night none of the wreck reports on file today indicated the Lack of traffic signals caused any accidents Hartley said members of the voluntary police and Rescue squad were called out to assist during the Power outage and when the communications system went out the voluntary police use citizens band radios attempts to learn How Long it would take to repair the water line and the amount of damage if any. To the furniture building were successful Council Detroit cuts Back police Force Detroit a Detroit plagued by the highest crime rate among the nation s most populous cities had nearly 1,000 fewer police officers today after almost one fifth of the Force was Laid off to combat a multimillion Dollar budget deficit almost half of the police assigned to the wednesday afternoon shift a the final one before the layoffs took effect a were stricken with a so called Quot Blue flu Quot police chief Phillip Tasman said 357 of the 750 officers on the shift called in sick. Police officials said the layoffs would not affect emergency services but ranking officers warned there would be fewer marked police cars on patrol longer delays on nonemergency Calls and slower action on some felony investigations Quot people can expect a police response if something happens but sometimes it May take said precinct cmdr. Clifton Casey. Quot we re not cutting fat we re cutting the Bone now however under a court ruling wednesday. 224 of the 972 officers Laid off will be rehired with Federal funds july 15. Prior to today s layoffs the Force stood at 5.200. Under an order by . District court judge Ralph Freeman women officers were not Laid off the decision was based on the use of Federal funds to pay the women s salaries in an affirmative action program the officers being Laid off turned in their badges guns identification cards and Handcuffs wednesday. Precinct cmdr James Bannon said officers scheduled for layoffs seemed numb at the wednesday morning Roll Call Quot i would say their attitude is almost like that of people who walked into the Gas Chambers Quot Bannon said. Quot a badge to a police officer is not just a Lousy piece of tin it s part of his corporate body dying police officers often ask to be buried with their badge Quot based Ami the Fri uniform crime report for the first Quarter of 1976, Detroit had the most crimes per person of any City with More than one million people time 8x10 color portrait choose from our collection of new and exciting Scenic and color backgrounds. In daily to a m. 8 . Wed. Thurs. Fri. 6/30 7/1 72 2200 Westchester drive sat. 7 3 a chao.,. Altars Bat qom in a of a a a a % t Oum % in pot out i Kim May a ii a Tadd Trumm Minden cats my do turns am at a i a weft if my rom a Mno a a #4 read the a classified ads television log Betty Ford is hostess for minute by Lee Margulies associated press writer los Angeles apr not even the Bicentennial escapes television s Quot equal time Quot provisions the first name that came to mind when the producers of so nightly a Bicentennial minutes Quot series were casting their commemorative july 4 instalment was Gerald r Ford but since he is campaigning to keep his Job. Other presidential candidates also would have to be Given 60 seconds of air time if he did a Quot Bicentennial minutes that would t be so bad if the other Guys also did a minute Quot but the Quot equal time Quot Rule says they would be free to use the time any Way they w shed so the producers chose mrs Gerald Ford Quot i really feel mrs Ford is perfect Quot says Paul Waigner producer of Quot minutes Quot she is one of the most important people in our country. We re All just delighted with it the episode was taped in the first lady s Garden at the White House and is scheduled to air sunday at approximately 8 57 on the East and West coasts an hour earlier in the Central time zone in it mrs. Ford talks about the signing of the declaration of Independence sunday will Mark the second birthday of the Quot Bicentennial minutes a the historical titbits began on july 4, 1974 and originally were to have concluded on this july fourth but it has proven to be so popular a and justifiably so a that lbs is keeping it on the air at least through the end of the year Waigner welcomes the Extension Quot the most exciting part of the revolution came later anyway he explains we want to show How signing that declaration affected everybody the important people and the general Public too. The revolution did go on for eight years. We be got a lot to cover Quot the producer believes Bicentennial minutes has been a Success because the creative stat approaches the project As they would any other to program each episode May last Only a minute but it nevertheless contains a Story a Star titles graphics. Music sound effects a even a commercial More than 15 persons work full time on the series and Waigner says 4g to live hours of production time go into each instalment not counting research and writing time sure. You could lift a paragraph out of a history Book and put it in television he concedes when questioned about the necessity of so much labor but How Long is that going to last a history was my worst subject in Waigner said it was terribly Boring. But this is living history now i love it no wonder he a Happy the Quot minutes Quot Are continuing after sunday. To viewers should be glad too come to think of it. Probably even president Ford is pleased since it Means he will now i Able to do one when he a finished campaigning and if he s unhappy about the wait. He should have done what his Republican challenger did Ronald Reagan taped his Quot minute before announcing his candidacy Archdale a a trucker and his family escaped serious injuries shortly after Midnight when their tractor trailer ran off 1-85 near the Prospect Street Extension and overturned the Highway patrol said Bobby Louice hand it. I Woodruff. S c., was driving the vehicle North when it ran off the right Side of the Road hit a ditch and overturned. The cargo was peaches the patrol said. Damages to the truck were estimated at $15,000 treated and released from High Point memorial Hospital were hand s wife. Linda Faye and his son Barry Lee. 9 i incl i Midi. Ila riot in 4�> Iii get i nit. Nun Ion a cup. High Point to a 121 hmm. 4 harlot it him. 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