High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 4 1976, Page 9

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 4, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Palestinians holding on Beirut Lebanon apr right Wing Christian militiamen blasted palestinian guerrillas from their Trench lines around the besieged Tai Zlatar refugee Camp saturday in a a mop up operation a a a Christian spokesman said but palestinian officials said their guerrillas were still holding firm inside the Camp on the l2t.h Day of the biggest Battle in Lebanon s civil War the furious fight for the smouldering Shell flattened Camp in Southeastern Beirut nullified efforts by Arab league Secretary general Mahmoud Riad to arrange another cease fire. It also brought warnings by a palestinian Leader that the fall of the Camp could turn the Middle East into a Vietnam and topple some Arab governments. Salah Khalaf head of the joint command of palestinian guerrillas and moslem leftist forces told a news con Terrrence a the fall of Tai Zlatar is not the end of the world a but he added a if the right Wing fascists Ever enter the beleaguered Camp several regimes in the Arab we orld will collapse the world will have another Vietnam on its hands in the Middle he claimed Israel has supplied tanks and weapons to the Christian forces and that Syria seeks to Annex Lebanon a Eastern Bekaan province a in a plot hatched by Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger. Kii Alaf told reporters that lebanese president elect Elias Sarkis a Christian a has admitted to me that Interior minister Camille Char noun s National Liberal party received tanks and other weapons from Israel 40 Days ago to prepare for the assault on Tai Sarkis could not be reached for comment. Field reporters said they have not seen any weaponry they could identify As israeli supplied. Khalaf repeated earlier threats that the tall of Tai Zlatar would void All truce efforts. A if it is overrun Quot he said a we will obliterate the words ceasefire from our dictionary Christian leaders said privately they decided to capture the Camp and the neighbouring moslem neighbourhood of Nab a to rid Christian held Eastern Beirut of its inst significant moslem or palestinian quarters Farouk Qaddoumi political director of Yasir Arafat s Palestine liberation organization has charged the Christian cleanup is aimed at preparing for partition of Lebanon into moslem and Christian republics or the palestinians and their lebanese leftist allies refused to accept a cease fire proposed by Riad until the Tai Zlatar siege ends and the neighbouring Camp of Isrel Basha is returned by rightist forces who captured it wednesday. The palestinian leadership met at length with the Arab league envoy in moslem held Western beat Riad flew in from Damascus following overnight talks there with president Hafez Assad of Syria he headed Back for Dar Vascus saturday night after inconclusive discussions High Point Enterprise sunday july 4, 1976 9a oldest citizen leads Parade in Florida Bartow Fla. Api Charlie Smith in t about to let a Little thing like his 134 years interfere with his Celebration of the Bicentennial the nation s oldest citizen officially recognized As such by the social Security administration a led a Parade Down the main Street of this Central Florida City saturday. Smith is not sure that july 4 is his birthday bul he said he celebrates it As such because on that Day Back in 1854 when he was 12 years old and newly arrived from Liberia he was sold from the slave Block in new Orleans to a Texas rancher Quot the age y All Are. You Don t know about slavery just what you read about it said Smith i lived then he lived with die Texas family until slaves were treed in 1863. He bounced around the West As a Cowboy and worked As a logger until tie settled in Florida at the age of too at 109 years old. He was running a Small grocery store in Polk City. Saturday he sat in a limousine and served As grand marshal for Bartow s Bicentennial Parade although he sometimes forgets tilings he seemed to have a Good grasp of Public relations Quot you know i m in the National news Smith said with a twinkle in his Eye my pictures Are always running in the newspapers Marilyn Ness director of nursing at the convalescent Home where sin the lives said hot was excited Over the Parade Whei he awoke saturday Quot i said. A Charlie you know you re going to in Iii a Parade today and he said. A Okay. I Iii ready let s mrs Ness said she said Smith s personal appearances Are carefully regulated i be had to guard his health Quot she said a the loves it and would keep going if i dido t make him Stop Quot residents of the nursing Home will join in a festive party sunday in Charlies Honor mrs Ness said he s Only 6b years younger than the country and its going to in a great Celebration a a mrs Ness said i sure Hope they both have another birthday Quot Edmonds Jamestown drug 10% discount on prescriptions Cash and carry to save $ $ $ $ $ to Edmonds is Happy to on noun a 10% discount on All prescriptions on a Cash and carry basis this discount Opportunity is offered to All customers rather than selected groups this is a new Way to save on prescriptions and still receive the Quick professional attention and service in our stores. For the millions who should not take aspirin Reg. 1.85 spec. 99c thru july to 100� Edmonds Friendly Road Quaker Village in Guilford College 299-2233 Edmonds Jamestown Forestdale shopping Plata 272-3445 4543114 Summit Center >25 Summit ave. 274-1585 Southgate 2021 Asheboro 272-4121 i Plaza Center 1726 Battleground ave 274 8418 t6306 Ford says . Has much More to accomplish Washington a president Ford saluting the nations 200th birthday welcomed the questioning examination and criticism of society because he said a the american adventure is a continuing in a Bicentennial text prepared for delivery at Philadelphia a Independence Hall. Ford said a was one Milestone is passed another is sighted. A was we achieve one goal a a longer life Span a literate population a leadership in world affairs a we raise our sights. A was we begin our third Century there is still so much to be the president went on to talk about increasing Independence and Opportunity for All americans insurance of the right to privacy the creation of a More Beautiful and safer America and the promotion of a stable inter National order. Looking Back to the declaration of Independence signed in Philadelphia two centuries ago sunday. Ford said the document a was not a protest against government but against the excesses of in modern society he said no individual acting alone can secure his own rights and affect his own safety and happiness a so government is not a necessary evil but a necessary Good a Ford said the framers of the declaration a feared a Central government that was too Strong As Many americans rightly do today Quot and thai the framers of the Constitution feared too weak a Central government a each generation of americans indeed of All humanity must strive to achieve these aspirations Ford said a Liberty is a living flame to be fed not dead ashes to be revered even in a Bicentennial year it is fitting that we ask ourselves hard questions even on a glorious Day like today. Quot the very fact that we can ask these questions that we can freely examine and criticize of society is cause for Confidence in itself. In another sunday text prepared for a ceremony at Pennsylvania Valley forge state Park. Ford said though Prosperity is a go d thing though compassionate Charity is a Good thing though institutional Reform is a Good thing a nation survives Only so Long As the spirit of sacrifice and self discipline is Strong within its people. Quot it we remember this we can bring health where there is now disease peace where there is strife Progress where there is poverty and want Quot hebraic in pc to ii ii lire Best sol is or in from i Day Only monday july 5th de Kelly kills Price control come in for even greater savings turntable $134 Quot great buy Quot �?oitsjvsony7�?� 86-sb fully Auto Quot a it a a Matic a it Iosim let later but Adir sx434 am pm stereo j receiver. 15 Watts j per Channel $ i i Viveen reel to reel j project 80 recorder i speakers player 249 i save 31 j pair j v v4 it a a a sx-950. Pioneer s newest am pm stereo receiver 85 Watts Pir Channel. 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