High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 18 1974, Page 5

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 18, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Repco requests rate hike Raleigh a the Virginia electric and Power co. Has asked the North Carolina utilities commission for a 17.3 per cent rate increase. Repco filed the request before the commission wednesday asking that it become effective aug. I. The increase would be part of a rate hike now pending before the commission that the company filed May 31, 1973. Repco senior vice president e. B. Crutchfield said in a press release the increase was necessary due to inflation and High interest rates. A the continuing High level of inflation and interest rates have caused construction and operating costs to increase dramatically a Crutchfield said. A this has caused a decline in earnings and has had an Adverse effect on the company a ability to attract capital at reasonable of approved the increase requested wednesday would cause an average residential customers monthly Bill in the summer to go up about $4.15, a company spokesman said. The original increase request would have brought in an additional $6 million in Revenue based on a 12-month test period ending june 30, 1975. Wednesdays request would if approved bring in $4.4 million based on a 12-month test period ending dec. 31. 1973. Hearings before the commission Are scheduled to begin in december. Repco provides electric service to approximately 63,-000 customers in northeastern North Carolina. Mcgeachy bows out of race Fayetteville a Hector Mcgeary of Fayetteville has taken himself out of the democratic race for state attorney general. Mcgeachy made his decision Public in a statement wednesday. A at this time a he said a i find that my Law practice in Cumberland county is requiring so much of my personal time that it is not possible for me to conduct a statewide Campaign with the Many members of the state executive Mcgeachy was an unsuccessful candidate for the democratic nomination to Congress in the 7th District. At least eight others have indicated they Are interested in the nomination for attorney general. Atty. Gen. Robert Morgan has said he will resign aug. 26 to devote fun time to his Campaign for the . Senate. The state democratic executive committee will name the party a nominee for attorney general for the november election after a meeting in Raleigh july 27. University builder Dies at 87 Charlotte a after Arthur Carl Lee supervised the construction of the Duke University Hospital in Durham in 1930, he became one of its first patients. He was treated for a Back injury. Lee who for 30 years was in charge of engineering and construction work at Duke University died in Charlotte wednesday at the age of 87. Since 1933 he had been chairman of the Board of the Lee construction co. In Erat services will be t la . Friday in the i Park presbyterian to in Charlotte. Received a civil peering degree from on University in 1908. N 1910 to 1027 he work a number of Engineer id construction firms ated with the Duke co. In the Carolinas. Was a member of the of registration for neers and land mrs in North Carolina. Bring All your vacation film to Eckerdt a it x a a a j its. I i it w x # a r a 18 Inch aluminium Sun got y �88 excedrin Bothe too tin Itra Sini Noth pain Nhi Vin a pfc Jevc Mil n Dixie paper plates too 9 Inch Dycie High faint Enterprise thursday july 18, 1974 5a Eckerdt a fills More prescriptions. Than any other drugstore in . Why. Price Quality service Quantity buying 2112 Westchester or. Southgate College Village save thru tues. 7-23-74 2 Speed portable electric Only 20 Inch Mcgraw Edison double Edge hedge trimmer #571110 lightweight distinctive appetite once. Unique patented fingertip cup grip Quot handle. E re web kit to own furniture Sweet now sugar substitute Box too Efferent extra strength denture Cleanser Box 60 s 51 it. Stir cups t ii a in t i Insua All sizes Barbaso concentrated lather shave bomb 7 ounce lotion 2/88 listeria Antiseptic kills germs by millions on Contact . Quick tanning lotion by Coppertone 8 of. Solar Caine lotion relieves sunburn pain lotion for Relief of sunburn pain v a secret to raid ant amp Roach killer bomb head amp shoulders shampoo Coppertone suntan lotion 8 ounce size oscillating Garden amp Lawn sprinkler uni Cap vitamins Coronet Garden Hose Coronis to 100�?Ts with 24 free a Lim #7565 Tutti i a Buffy or buffering 1wki is most at i thermos insulated Chest holds 43 it. Black amp Decker rechargeable convertible grass shears 7 ounce a Crest i creates toothpaste with Floristan 775� i 8290 easily removed handle for Quick use As hand Shear double Kay dry roasted peanuts $2499 v / formula 409 cleaner 32-ox. Bottle the ounce Jar for by

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