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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaWeather thundershowers More data on Page 3a 92nd year no. 203 the High Point Enterprise Call us circulation mm711 classified ads 88m177 other depts. High Point n. C., wednesday afternoon july 21, 1976 48 pages daily 15c, sunday 35e food costs level off gasoline helps drive prices up again Washington a despite a leveling off in food costs consumer prices jumped five tenths of a per cent last month driven upward by a Sharp increase in the Cost of gasoline and other Energy products the government said today. The june increase follows hikes of six tenths of a per cent in May and four tenths of a per cent in april closing out the second Quarter with inflation rising at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.1 per cent. That is about what Ford administration economists have considered in the past to be the underlying inflation rate in the Economy. The increase of grocery prices slowed in june rising Only two tenths of a per cent after jumping one per cent in May and six tenths of a per cent in april the labor department said. However the department said the improve ment was offset by Sharp increases in the costs of a Broad Range of Energy products including Gas Oline motor Oil fuel Oil Coal natural Gas and electricity. Over All Energy prices were up 1.9 per cent in june accounting for almost a third of the month s increase in the department s consumer Price Index. Workers were Hurt As Well by a june decline in average weekly hours on the Job. The labor department said the decline amounting to sixteenths of a per cent plus the Rise in retail prices resulted in a decline of one per cent in Gross weekly earnings. Over All consumer prices last month were 5.9 per cent More than they were during the same month a year ago. In an interview tuesday John Kenduck the Commerce department s chief economist said it does t look As if there will an acceleration in Price inflation at least for the next several months because of the favourable farm and food prospects. House action delayed Senate vote favors tax Cut Extension Washington a Extension of individual tax cuts through 1977 is a step closer today but it May be another two months before taxpayers know for sure whether they will face a tax hike next year. The Senate voted 66 to 28 on tuesday to extend the tax cuts for 18 months. But the House cannot act on the Extension until the Senate passes the Complex tax revision Bill to which the reductions Are attached. Sen. Russell Long d-la., chairman of the Senate finance committee said he Hopes but cannot guarantee that the Senate will approve a tax Bill before recessing aug. 11 for the Republican convention once the Senate passes the Bill a Senate House con Ference must work out the countless differences in the Senate s tax revision Bill and one approved by the House last year. That could take weeks for answers to questions or help with a problem Call or write action line in care of the Enterprise. Every request is considered but please understand that the volume makes it impossible to answer or even acknowledge every one. Houses in need of repair am a Brocket resident and i would like to know who you could Contact about these old houses. The one i live in the Back porch is about to fall off and i am scared that one of the children might walk out one Day and the thing will fall off and probably kill one of Vliem. I wonder if the Urban renewal houses Are to be torn Down or How do you get the inspector to inspect those things thank you. Anon. Man. A. First ask the person or Agency you re renting the House from if repairs will be made. Then if you get no satisfaction Call the building inspector s office at City Hall 887-2511. If the House does t meet the minimum housing code the owner will be required to make the repairs or improvements. No passport for Canada q. If someone is planning to visit Canada will they need a passport or any Type of identification thank you. . A. No passport is required you should take some kind of identification such As a Driver s License even though you May not be asked to show it. They will ask you where you re going and How Long you plan to stay. On your return any purchases must be declared for customs duty. Lid liners q. The or. Pepper company is sponsoring a promotion which gives Cash prizes to the person that sends in Cap liners with the words or. Pepper club on them. This is to run through the month of july. The or. Peppers we have been buying since the first of june have not had the words or. Pepper club on them. We do not feel that this is fair of the company. Collectors. A. A spokesman at the Winston Salem office of the bottling company said he was sorry this happened and they will Honor the Cap liners from or. Peppers even with the words missing. Car telephones q. Who do you Contact to have a Telephone installed in your car i would like to know the Price to install it and How much it costs a month. Anon Man. A. In the yellow pages under telephones you la see the and of Answerphone radio Contact. Mrs. Luona Burwell the manager says the installation Cost is the monthly rate is which allows 40 minutes talking time each month. Each minute Over that is 15 cents. Complaints on nursing Home q. I have done some investigating and am very upset with the facts that i have found out about the Home for the elderly. There is no dietician no Len or nurse to give the me decline or the shots and they arc very poorly fed. I would like to get in touch with someone to get this investigated to Lee if these people can t be helped. Anonymous woman. A. The adult group care unit within the Guilford county department of social services can be contacted in Green Sboro at 373-3806, or through the direct line to the county switchboard. You can ask for Kathy Garron. What is required in medically trained personnel depends on the Type of facility. One offering domiciliary care would not have to have the Nurani required in intermediate or skilled nursing facilities. No matter How Long it takes Congress to Complete work on a tax revision Bill there is virtually no Chance that american workers will Leel a bigger tax bite on their paychecks this year the sl5-billion Worth of individual tax cuts technically expired once already on july 1, but Congress hurriedly froze withholding rates until sept 1. Congressional leaders indicate the rates will be Frozen again if More time is required to Complete action on the tax Bill. In addition to voting for an 18-month renewal of the tax cuts the Senate agreed tues Day 50 to 42, to allow motorists to continue deducting All their state and local gasoline taxes. The finance committee in writing the Bill voted to allow deduction of Only the gasoline taxes that total More than a year. That would have raised the Federal tax Bills of millions of americans but it would have saved the Treasury about s300 million a year. The Senate rejected. 54 to 38. An Effort by sen Adlai Stevenson Iii. Dell. To eliminate the gasoline tax deduction altogether on grounds it encourages Energy waste. The key elements of the tax Cut package include. Provision allowing a s35 credit which is subtracted directly irom taxes owed for each taxpayer and each dependent to be extended through 1977. If it is to his or her advantage the tax payer instead could take a credit of 2 per cent of his first of taxable in come to a maximum credit of s180 what s inside amusements.6-7c bridge.7d classified ads.7-11d comics.4d crossword.7d editorials.4a financial.2a obituaries .2d sports.1-5c television .2d women s news.1-9b weather.3a watergate Reform Bill gets support Washington a the Senate voted to Day to prohibit High level presidential or Vic presidential Campaign officials from becoming attorney veneral or Deputy at Torney Genera the prohibition was adopted by voice vote As an amendment to a Bill creating a special prosecutor to investigate such scandals As watergate which bought the resignation 9t former president Richard m. Nixon. The watergate Reform Bill has widespread bipartisan support and final action was expected later in the Day or on thursday offered by sen. Lloyd Bentsen. D-tex., the ban specifically bars presidential or Vic presidential Campaign managers finance committee chairmen. Party National chairmen and other High officials irom being named As at Torney general or his Deputy. Bentsen said naming Campaign officials to such posts contributes to a growing perception of the department of Justice As a political instrument he said it is time to assure the american people that the depart ment is not such an instrument key senators on the govern ment operations committee which is handling the watergate measure on the Senate floor gave Basic endorsement tuesday to a Nijor change sought by president Ford the senators were in apparent agreement with Ford s proposal thai a Specia 1 prosecutor s office be permanently established in the Justice department instead of making provisions for appointment of a temporary prosecutor when the need arises British envoy to Ireland Dies in land mine blast Dublin Ireland a Britain s ambassador to Ireland was killed in Dublin today when a land mine blew up his car. A woman Secretary also was killed and a top British official from Northern Ireland was critically wounded. Ambassador Christopher Ewart Biggs and Judith Cooke died in the blast that hit the car As it came out the Gates of the ambassador s mansion on the outskirts of Dublin Brian Cubbon the visiting official from Belfast and the chauffeur were critically injured Ewart Biggs 54, a monocle wearing Oxford graduate and novelist came to his Post Here from Paris less than weeks ago. He is believed to be the first British of Lucial killed in the Irish Republic since the Irish War of in dependence in the Early 1920s. The British embassy in Dublin was burned four years ago by a mob enraged when British paratroopers killed 13 unarmed civilians during a demonstration in Northern Ireland. Irish prime minister Liam Cosgrave held an emergency meeting with his Cabinet and said his govern ment viewed the killings with Shock and revulsion Irish officials cancelled their attendance at Public functions and ordered flags lowered to half staff on All Public buildings. The atrocity fills All decent Irish people with a sense of said Cosgrave. The government is determined that All the resources at its disposal will be used to ensure that the perpetrators Are brought to Justice and face the full Rigours of the in London a foreign office spokesman said. We have All been gravely shocked and grieved at the news but we do not have full the spokesman said British prime minister James Callaghan would make a state ment in the House of commons later today. The Cosgrave statement said he had personally expressed condolences and regrets to Callaghan. Police said it was too soon to say whether the explosion was the work of the Irish Republican army the outlawed underground army waging a guerrilla War of bombs and bullets violence aimed at ending British Rule in Northern Ireland and uniting it with the Republic. Officials said miss Cooke was private Secretary to cub Bon. Who is responsible for implementing Britain s continuing direct Rule in Northern Ireland. Police and firemen on scene of explosion near Dublin today in foreground is wreckage of car and bomb Crater 200 Yards from official residence a wire Holo California Harvest time strike poses threat of higher prices Palo Alto. Calif. A a Harvest time strike is under Way by the workers who process most of the nation s canned tomatoes apricots peaches and fruit cocktail the walkout on tuesday shut Down 76 plants which Han dle 95 per cent of California s Canning production. Up to Cannery workers Are employed at the Peak of the Harvest season which is now getting under full steam agricultural leaders appealed to president Ford to intervene with a Taft Hartley injunction for an 80-Day Coo log off period shortly after the walkout began. Director James f Scearce of the Federal mediation and conciliation ser vice summoned both sides to Washington for talks thur it is extremely important that every Effort be made to Settle this dispute As quickly As possible in order to Avert the loss of food Scearce said. Koss Wurm of California processors. Inc said califor Nia produces All of the nation s canned apricots cling peaches and fruit cocktail. The state also turns out about 85 per cent of the tomatoes including peeled tomatoes Tomato juice cat sup and Tomato sauce produced in the United states. Said scientists More optimistic about life important gases found on red planet Pasadena Calif. A the Viking 1 robot probe of Mars has detected nitrogen and argon gases in the atmosphere of the red planet in sufficient Abun dance to make scientists More optimistic that life could flourish there the project s directors said today. While not providing any evidence of life past or future the discovery by the probe As it descended toward tuesday s historic Mars Landing suggest that Mars had a denser More life nurturing environment in the past. Together with Viking s findings from orbit that the planet s surface showed what appeared to be the effects of water once having flowed in Rivers the discovery of nitrogen Means that All the essential factors for life could have been present at some time. Project scientist or. Gerald Soffen said at a news briefing Early today. The Stew pot was there to do the kind of organic chemistry required for biogenesis synthesis of Liv ing said Soffen whether it took place or not we Don t know the presence of argon an inert Gas also found in the Earth s atmosphere is Given off by the radioactive decay of elements in the planet s crust. The fact that Mars has a relatively Large abundance now. Said or Michael Mcelroy of Harvard univer sity indicates the Atmos phere at one time was much see important on 2a 300 degree panoramic View of Martian landscape was returned by Viking objects in foreground Are parts of spacecraft a were photo

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