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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 15, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Watch out for the bees cat balances nature in backyard by Joe Depriest Tho Shelby daily Star staff writer Shelby a mockingbirds like bees but cats like mockingbirds. That s How Monroe Grigg keeps the balance of nature in his backyard. A now an old mockingbird will eat them All right a he said pointing to the bees several thousand Strong and All of them Busy around the hives. But the mockingbird dancing on the Telephone line stays put because Grigg had a Yard full of cats nine in All. Birds and bees and cats All maintain discreet intervals Between one another. Visitors have to learn the ropes. A you better look out there a Grigg cautions a and stand Back to the left. Bees has got a route they travel. You la see them bees going in there Between these peach the visitor Steps Back. The bees Buzz by. A live fooled with them All my life a said Grigg who is 110 years old according to his birth certificate. He does no to look it says he does no to feel it and if his memory serves him correctly really was born on March 23, 1910, instead of March 23, 1862, like his birth certificate says. Grigg never had occasion to see his birth certificate until several years ago. While working in Georgia he washed his clothes and forgot to remove his Drivers License from a pocket. The License came out so clean you read it and Grigg had to apply for a new one. A copy of his birth certificate was required. Grigg sent off to Raleigh received one and took it to the License examiner who said Quot i can to give you a License you re too Grigg examined the document and saw the error. The commission of the notary Public who had signed the certificate expired on Jan. 25, 1863. How the mistake occurred Grigg is at a loss to explain. He got the Drivers License had the birth certificate framed and has a Fine repertoire of related anecdotes. When Grigg retires and he plans to do so before he reaches 110, he intends to make Bee keeping his full time Hobby. Although he has fooled with bees throughout his life Grigg does no to eat Honey and until recently never bothered with robbing the hives. He keeps bees to pass the time. A Law its fascinating a he said. Grigg met his first Bee one Day in his youth while eating a piece of honeycomb. Enthusiasm momentarily overcame attention a Bee out of the Clouds stung him on the Tongue. A it swelled up and looked like i had a plug in my Mouth a he recalled. The incident has nothing to do with his abstinence from Honey. A just can to e a t sweets a Grigg said. His attention abruptly drawn to the world of bees Grigg began keeping them. He had already Learned one lesson of there. A you can to go bumping around their gun. Its like somebody knocking and Messing around your House and you done to know who it is a he explained. Grigg moves among the swarm in his shirt sleeves. A a Bee pretty much knows what you Are going to do a he said. He is convinced that bees a Are the smartest a what you say a wild creature that they Are. They Are smarter than ants in my Grigg watched a string of workers flying along a Bee route from the nearby Fields to a hive. A every Many a got a Trade. A been a got his a he said. Grigg has worked As a Farmer a truck Driver for a construction company and a horse Trainer. He likes horses because they Are a sensible sensible As bees. His cats Are sensible As Well he said. Presently Grigg has 22 occupied Bee hives and is hoping to have 200 to 300 by the time he retires. Regional studies readied High Point Enterprise saturday july 15, 1972 3a deaths amp funerals Carl Clinard Dies at 67 Thomasville Carl Cul Breth Clinard 67, of it. I Thomasville died at 1 20 . Saturday in Community general Hospital following several years of declining health and six weeks As a patient. He was born in Davidson county the son of w. S. And Mattie Culbreth Clinard. He was a resident of Thomasville All his life and was a member of Calvary United Church of Christ. He was a retired co owner of Pilot Esso service Center. His first wife the former miss Freddie riche.-, preceded Clinard in death on september i 1957. His second wife mrs. Kathleen Payne Freedle Clinard survives of the Home. Other survivors include one daughter mrs. T h e r r e 11 Peggy Grimes of 1106 John so town Road Thomasville one stepdaughter mrs. Clyde Prggy Goodman of route 3 one Stepson Bobby freed in of route 4 and six grandchildren. Funeral will be held monday at 2 . In Calvary United Church of Christ by the Rev. Frank Snider. Burial will be in the Church cemetery. The body will remain at j. C. Green and son funeral Home until placed in the Church at the hour of the service. The family will be at Home and the funeral Home from 7-9 . Sunday. Mhz. Wilma Jean Lamb Salisbury mrs. Wilma Jean Tysinger Lamb 48. Wife of John Melvin Lamb of it. To died thursday at Baptist Hospital Winston Salem. Survivors Are her husband one son Melvin d. Lamb of the Home two Brothers Shelton Tysinger of Trinity James r. Tysinger of Star four half Brothers Ronald Hulin of Star William Tysinger and Samuel Tysinger of Lexington Robert Tysinger of Oregon one sister mrs. Charlie e. Batton of Troy and three half Sisters mrs. Tom Bailey and mrs. Geneva Hill both of Lexington and mrs. Ora Belle Mattheson of Mariposa Calif. Mrs. Virginia Westbrook Lexington mrs. Virginia Parsons Westbrook 51, wife of James Westbrook of 701 Laurel ave., died Friday in a Winston Salem Hospital. Survivors Are her husband two Brothers. Clyle e. Parsons and r. F. Parsons both of Lexington and two Sisters. Mrs. Richard g. Everhart of it. I and mrs. Samuel r. Hedrick of Lexington. 11117 iv72 Sechrest service i to i e Lexington ave 882 2555 or 885 2145 / �4 04. F talc Ftp Manx i saturday charts Whiting Patterson or. Ii Sterrett Chapel Alva Al Edward Spivey or. 2 pm. Schratt Chapel Fields Marshall Pugh 4 pm. Sechrest Chapel sunday Randolph Gaston royals graveside 4 . Floral Garden Park cemetery Thomas Buford Owens 2 . Schratt Chapel incomplete mrs. Elizabeth Charles Kirkman Thomas Owens is dead at 56 Thomas Buford Owens 56. Of it. 2. Trinity was dead on arrival at 6 30 . Friday at Randolph memorial Hospital. Asheboro. He had been in declining health for five months. Or. Owens was bom aug. La 1915 in Avery county a son of John s. And Jennie Fox Owens. On september 17,1938, he was married to Lena Hodges. A resident of High Point for 27 years he was first employed at Corn Oil distributors for four years. For four months he had been employed at Griffith office equipment co. He served in peace time army in Panama. He was a seventh Day adventist Faith. Surviving Are his wife. Mrs. I Ena in Owens of the Home five Sisters mrs. Pat Edith Adkins of Cleveland Ohio mrs. Wesley Erma Flowers of Branchland. Va., mrs. Ray Grace Marvin of National City Calif., mrs. James Fay Mcclean of 2 2 0 9 Meadowlark. Mrs. Ralph Gay Lowe of Altamonte Spring Fla. Two Brothers Sanford Owens of Rockville Maryland and John f. Owens of 510 Oakview Road. Funeral will be held at 2 00 . Sunday in Sechrest Chapel by Rev. Dale r. Culbertson and Rev. Faul s. Odom. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park cemetery. The body will remain at the Sechrest funeral Home and the family will be at the funeral Home tonight from 7 until 9. Wjk. Kit mortuary Haem two of Tho or Dor of Tho Golden Agio Quot our family Morvin yours. Quot saturday Alfred rom Little or. Ii . Cumby Chapel incomplete mrs. Alvin Brownie Brown Chestnut drive at Broad Ava. Phone i85-504s Herbert Parks Greensboro Herbert Parks 70, a practising attorney Here for 35 years died thursday night at his Home at 510 Julian St. After a Brief illness. A native of Goldsboro Parks moved to Greensboro when he was 5 years old. He graduated from High school and studied at a amp to state University after which he taught in Catham Randolph and Moore county. Parks was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church where he had served As sunday school superintendent. He was also an ordained minister. He was boys commissioner with the City juvenile court from 1929 to 1935 and once was a member of the City Parks and recreation commission. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the City Council in 1963. Surviving Are two daughter mrs. Gene Haith of greens Boro and mrs. Octavia Dodd of Detroit Mich. Three Brothers. Dennis and Kenneth Parks of Greensboro and Ira j. Parks of High Point and one sister mrs. Clotho Harrison of Brooklyn. N y. Funeral arrangements await the arrival of out of state rela mrs. Kirkman Dies in Hospital mrs. Elizabeth Charles Kirkman 65, of 1102 Garrison Street died at 4 50 . Friday in High Point memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for a few hours. She had been in declining health for two years. Mrs. Kirkman was born aug. 6, 1906, in High Point a daughter of Cyrus Coy and Carrie Lamb Stewart. A lifelong resident of High Point she was married to Ben t. Kirkman in january of 1956. He died june 12, 1972. She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church. Surviving Are four daughters mrs. Ellen Shaw and mrs. Magdeline Kennedy both of Florida mrs. Lillian Ruth and mrs. Sammie Shore both of High Point one son. John Charles of California twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete. The body will remain at the Sechrest funeral Home. Tives and rites Are expected to be held the first of next week. The body is at Brown funeral Home. 27 Forest fires reported in year Greensboro a total of 27 Forest fires ravaged Small tracts of Woodland in Guilford county in the year ending May 31, according to a report prepared for the Board of commissioners. John Spivey county forester said the fires burned Over boys Home head talks to club r. N. A a Ruben Mccray director of boys Home at Lake acc maw speaking to the Kiwas club of Hight Point Friday said a i asked to come not to ask for anything but to say thank in a reference to the fact that steers were Given to boys Home after the Stock show held Here last week under the sponsorship of several High Point service organizations Mccray commented a we Haven to bought any beef in to years and i am grateful or its not having been necessary for us to do the kiwanis gub of High Point has supported boys Home since its inception he said. A you Are among the top groups in supporting us Over the years. I want to Tell you what your dollars have gone 46 of the 191.800 acres of Woodland in Guilford county. Major causes of Forest fires during the year were debris burning and smoking. Spivey said that the Rainy Winter and Spring months represented the biggest Factor in the decrease in the number of fires from last year. He added that prompt reporting of the fires helped to keep the acreage burned Low. Volunteer fire departments were of a tremendous value in the suppression of Woods and in the suppression of Many grass fires which could have become Woods fires a Spivey said. The recently closed burning season saw the Forestery unit Issue a total of 746 burning permits. Two from Page 2a a big highways Are being built near that will pass near the school and that the population of the City is moving to the North and Northeast areas of the City. Future school Sites probably would be located in these sections he said. Plans for switching from a j paired system grades 1-4 at one school and grades 5-6 at another to having grades one through six in one building were cited by badgers As the reason for closing Leonard Street despite the fact that additional classrooms were to be constructed at Kirkman Park elementary. Buy your. Engagement biam0nb in i Fin modern manner i select your Quality flawless Fine flair a pay Only for what you get a come in i soon phone 185-2251 Greensboro a members of the Piedmont triad Council of governments will receive the first phase of a regional open space and recreational study at a meeting planned for wednesday. The report will be presented to representatives from member governmental units from the 11-county Region at a meeting planned for the restaurant at the Greensboro a High Point a Winston Salem Airport. Charles Price assistant planning director for Guilford county and Bill Colonna assistant director for the Council of governments will present the report at the 12 15 . Meeting. Price and Colonna Are expected to present a report showing the amount of open space available and an inventory of the recreational facilities available within the Region. Council o f governments members will also act on a proposal to employ a regional planner to help coordinate programs for older residents of the Community. Lindsay Cox executive director for the Agency said several counties have requested help in planning for older residents. He said the state has agreed to provide 90 per cent of necessary Money for the first year of an old age planning program and 75 per cent for the next two years. In other action. Council of government members will act on a 1972-1973 budget for the Piedmont triad criminal Justice planning unit and it will review projects planned within the Region. Tai plans new Plant in Virginia a major manufacturing facility will be built at Appomattox. Va., by Thomasville furniture industries one of the nations largest producers of furniture for the Home. The company with Headquarters in Thomasville has taken an option to acquire a 100-acre tract of land Between u s. Route 460 and the main line of the Norfolk so Western railway. The site is adjacent to the Western limits of the town Ai Appomattox. Preparations for construction of the 350,000-Square-foot Plant will commence almost immediately after the Purchase option is exercised according to Tom a. Finch president o f Thomasville furniture industries. This is expected to occur within the next two or three months he said. A we Hope to be in product j lion by Early or mid 1974 in what will be one of the most modern furniture manufacturing facilities in the nation a a Finch stated. Initial employment will be 200 to 250 persons. Within a year or two after production begins the Plant should be providing employment for 600 to 700, he said. Hammering the hard Way a burst of Light appears As this worker Bangs his Hammer against a beam on the first Union National Bank building on main Street. His method of hammering is classic worker style a weight on the right foot left leg thrusting for Power and the Quick breaking of the wrist to drive the Nail Home. The precarious position that the worker is in Calls for excellent balance in order to show his classic style. Staff photo by Mark Austin building boosted approval of construction of five new dwellings helped to push the total value of building permits issued in the past few Days to $132,556. Freeman Hill chief building inspector issued permits totalling $101,700 for new dwellings. Hill also issued three permits Worth $7,700 for business improvements six permits valued at $11,164 for repairs to dwellings six permits Worth $4,850 for improvements to dwellings and 16 permits valued at $7,142 for roofing work. John i. Macon received a permit for $3,500 for Interior Flowers for All occasions High Points leading floret Grace Flower shop or Fin of phone 101-4013 and 082-1617 a permits in City by 5 dwellings alterations in a w. Broad Street machine shop James Wood received a permit for $4000 for an office on English Road Oscar Ellington received a $200 permit for alterations to a s. Main Street business business building. The following received permits for new houses w e. Corum. For a $20,000 House on Rockledge drive Harry Hill for a $17,700 House on Dogwood court w. R. Mal pass for a $21 000 House on Covedale Street George Clements realty. Inc., for a $18,000 House on Belmont Street and Harris and Dawkins for a $25,000 House on Pine Needles Street automatic i Gowo Point s largest full or Wash 15 years locally owned. Twin Oaks car Wash 2013 n. Main Street Kaml Williams helium Mimm an not Ai a lakh Flowers Ari gifts feb Evert occasion Birt bats engagements anniversaries and webbing. 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