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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 20, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Harsh Winter could Cut Back natural Gas Supply Charlotte aft a a harsh Winter this year could produce a cutback in natural Gas supplies to Small firms not prepared to Cope with the situation said Piedmont natural Gas officials monday. Quot we re coming Down on the Small Fellows and some Don t have standby alternative fuel said Piedmont president j. David Pickard the Impact will be greater or lesser because i can t Tell what the weather will but he said if this Winter is severe Quot people will be suffering Quot the North Carolina utilities commission determines priorities for curtailment and the cutback could affect As Many As 164 previously uninterrupted natural Gas customers he said. Pickard said the first group to be affected will be textile Metal and food related firms and the last will be trucking warehouses and six unidentified schools Quot this is going to affect traditional firm customers Quot he said Quot we have urged them for three years forget alternate fuel Quot bul All residential and Small commercial customers will get through the Winter without interruption he predicted Pickard said Piedmont officials arc writing their customers to Alert them so that they May Contact the Federal Energy administration to get More natural Gas if there is any standby Pickard said transcontinental Gas pipe line corp transect of Houston Tex has curtailed Piedmont s natural Gas Supply by the largest amount ever�?59 45 per cent. 16 per cent More than last year. He told a news conference monday he is optimistic about buying emergency supplies from trans co. But he is Uncertain How much Piedmont will receive. Legislative High Point Enterprise tuesday. July 20, 1976 5a lobbyists so Corr i by candidate certainty of conviction called biggest deterrent by the associated press democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Howard i be noted today that the greatest deterrent to crime is certainty of apprehension and conviction rather than the severity of the sentence imposed Quot in presenting a position paper on criminal Justice at a i Xii Ham news conference the former Chapel Hill mayor suggested that a the Bond bail system be reviewed. A the North Carolina criminal code by reviewed and re codified a that a defendant s right to a speedy trial be spelled out in the Law a that prosecuting attorneys file periodic reports giving the reasons for trial delays. A that the selection qualifications resources and salaries of magistrates be upgraded. A that minimum police salaries be set democratic gubernatorial hopeful it gov. Jim Hunt called monday for Transfer of the state ports authority from the department of transportation to the Commerce department and for a More aggressive ports program Hunt told a news conference held on the ports authority Dock in Wilmington that the cargo coning to state ports Quot translates directly into More Money and More jobs for our citizens the lieutenant governor doomed boy gets big wish Linville Iasi nine year old Tom a , suffering from a disease that has left him almost totally Blind and which doctors say will eventually take his life was granted a Large wish monday Tom was Given a tour of Grandfather Mountain walked across its mile High swinging Bridge was allowed to pet Mildred the Bear and one of her cubs and played with a five week old am Tom. The son of or and a irs. Afton a of Kannapolis n suffers from Childres disease doctors say the illness is terminal and in two months will leave him paralysed and bedridden two of Tom s Brothers have been stricken by the hereditary disease and one of has died from it the trip was arranged by Hep William g Hefner in l after Tom told him that his greatest wish was to visit Grandfather Mountain and see a big Bear Grandfather Mountain Developer Hugh Morton took Tom on a tour of tile Mountain Tom is nearly too per cent Blind so being Able to touch Mildred was important and a special privilege not ordinarily extended to Grandfather s Morton said Childres disease is a rare. Debilitating and often fatal nerve disease physic tans at the National Institute of health at Bethesda my. Examined and tested Tom and his brother wend Aii 12. Last month. Said that giving the ports authority Semi autonomous status in that department would enable it to work closer with the state s other Industrial promotion efforts earlier in the Campaign. Hunt called for Transfer of the states economic development agencies to the Commerce department i believe that our ports should be viewed As a crucial part of our program of economic development particularly in International Trade Quot Hunt stated Quot lets get that role clearly in mind then let s do what we must to make the ports fulfil that role Quot monday politicking also included a Call by John Brooks. Democratic candidate for labor commissioner for the creation of an equal Opportunity Bureau within the labor department. He said the Bureau would investigate and eliminate discrimination in the Job Market in North Carolina a speaking on a Winston Salem television show. Brooks said that Quot a Clear pattern exists of unequal a Lur men and women and for Blacks and White the earnings of our Black and women citizens Are less than two thirds that of our male firemen warned by chief Kaleigh api fire chief Rufus Keith has warned Raleigh firemen they will be fired if they strike. Members of the Raleigh firefighters association Are voting whether to strike for higher pay they Are to make the results known wednesday Keith said in a letter to firemen that he will use a City personnel Rule that allows suspension or dismissal for any action that disrupts or disturbs Normal operation Quot the purpose of this letter is to make you. As an individual. Aware of the seriousness of this act simply put the moment you go out on strike you Are no longer an employee of the City of Raleigh fire department Quot the chief wrote both Keith and capt. Hubert Altman spokesman for the firefighters association said they believe the letter and the collapse last week of a 10-Day strike by Raleigh sanitation workers has weakened the resolve of some firemen to strike Keith said in the letter that or under lands the demands of the firemen for a pay raise of 3.5 per cent and the creation of the rank of first class firefighter found guilty Raleigh a a Wake county District court judge has found 27 general Assembly lobbyists or the organizations they represent guilty of failing to file expense records for the last legislative session. Of the lobbyists originally charged. Judge Stafford g Bullock found Only six innocent. Sitting in Wake county District court monday he fined the others from $50 to $100 and court costs. The cases came up after the North Carolina Secretary of state reported earlier this month that he had not received reports from a number of the 350 lobbyists registered for the legislative session found guilty of two instances of failure to report was Texaco inc it served notice of Appeal. But James w nay of Charlotte a Texaco lobbyist was found not guilty. He testified that he sent the proper forms to Texaco s Home office and called three times to see that they were approved and submitted before the deadline also found not guilty were Raleigh Legal Aid society lawyer Robert a Hassell. Joseph g. Gray representing general electric the North Carolina federation of teachers on two counts i and better transportation of ., inc convicted lobbyists include Malcolm e Stanford of Raleigh representing the a act. Fined $100. Nancy d drum of Winston Salem Era United inc., fined $50 Susan k Reid of Raleigh. Consumers Center of ., fined $5 j. Skipper Andrews of Raleigh lawyers Coop publishing co., fined $100. John d. Hartness or. Of we Aston Salem federation of teachers fined Fco organizations convicted and fined include communications workers of America. Inc $50. N Social services association inc $50. Conservation Council of no$75 student theater Guild of ., $100 no. Consumers Council $50 and association of professional bail Bondsmen. Inc. $50 hard knocks the school of experience deals severely with the freshman who thinks he in qualify As a senior sooner than you realize parents rent we ruler cd Mano for for a Bogi Guttri Only Call collect 2714407 or a a nit re 75-17 0 Winston Sufyani month Laviron v music co. 224 n. Elm St. Greensboro Hanes Mau ? Winston Salem you la to ready for a new Home. And we re ready with a Home loan. Now. I qual housing Lender Piedmont us our drive in window or Park free in out big Leti Call 883-4116. 700 North main in it it to c\0 Oci at congressmen deny leak to newsman Washington a congressmen who served on the House intelligence committee Are telling investigators they did not leak the panel s secret report to lbs newsman Daniel Schorr and Don t know who did House ethics committee investigators said monday that after More than 400 interviews and $150,000 spent they have not been Able to determine who gave Schorr a copy of the intelligence committee report chief investigator David Bowers said the source of the leak has been narrowed to five intelligence committee members three or four staff aides and a number of Federal officials members of the now disbanded committee Are saying they Don t know How Schorr got the report that was the testimony of former committee chairman Otis Pike the ethics committee monday. Heps Dale Milford a texans Les Aspin d-wis., were ready to testify to the same thing today. Schorr has acknowledged that last february he arranged publication of the report in new York City s weekly Village voice excerpts printed by the newspaper included classified information on several u s intelligence operations that the Ford administration wanted to keep secret the five committee members and the staff aides who were not named had the final report at Home on sunday Jan 25. The Day Schorr said he obtained it Bowers testified ethics committee investigators determined that 40 copies of the report were in six Federal bureaus including the White House the Cia and the state department that weekend. Bowers testified he disclosed that 40 photo copies were made by the Cia from a copy loaned by a com Mittee member Aspin confirmed he was the member who loaned die copy to the Cia after committee aides refused to do so Aspin said he loaned the copy As part of negotiations with the Cia to get As much information As possible declassified so that it could be put into the report and made Public Bowers told the ethics committee that his investigators had not even found an exact version of the report leaked to Schorr he said the copy Aspin loaned to the Cia was close but that if had one Page missing i rom the report published by the Village voice revival july 18-25 7 30 nightly Allendale Baptist Church 900 e. Springfield ave speaker Rev. Billy Bryant Marion n Special singing nightly a Nursery provided everyone Welcome Rev. Bob Metters pastor we can t say very much in this Brief space can f even quote Price on the Mony different item in our Stock but you re under no obligation to come in and Price anything in the House watches diamonds Luggage jewelry record players tape players radios guitars banjos mandolins musical supplies Etc. A Small Deposit Wilt hold any item remember Quot Nash saves you Cash Nash jewelry amp loan co. 127 n main St

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