High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 22 1972, Page 3

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 22, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Highs Reoch into 90s building no Relief from heat wave permits seen for North Carolina issued by the associated press North carolinians can expect Little setup today from the sultry weather that is dominating the Eastern Seaboard. Partly Cloudy skies with scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers should be the Rule through sunday. Continued hot temperatures will be recorded with the thermometer reaching 90 in most areas by noon today. Temperatures around the state yesterday soared above the 90 degree Mark with 96 recorded at Wilmington and Fayetteville and a 95 noted at Hickory. The . Weather service says the Bermuda High pressure cell is firmly entrenched Over the state causing stagnant air to exist by 25 per cent in some areas. The weather service says resulting Light winds and poor ventilation May cause smoke dust and gases to accumulate near the ground particularly in and near the larger cities. Ideal conditions Are expected along North Carolinas beaches today and sunday. Ground visibility Early today was restricted to Between two and five Miles by ground fog and Haze. The High temperatures Friday increased the demand in the Carolinas for Power to run air conditioners. A spokesman for Duke Power co. Said records for Power consumption were set each Day this week reaching a Peak of 7,141.000 kilowatts around 5 . Thursday. The spokesman said Power demands normally drop off Friday afternoon and he did not anticipate As Large a demand today. He said Duke had 1,000.000 kilowatts of Power in Reserve at thursdays Peak. Carolina Power amp Light co. In Raleigh said it also set a record thursday supplying 4.017.000 kilowatts of Power. Up amp a said generating difficulties at the company a Robinson unit at Hartsville sc., forced it to Call on Duke for help. The weather service holds out Little Hope that the stagnant air mass will dissipate soon. A spokesman said some Westward movement was noted Friday but added that significant Relief was probably a least two Days off. Furniture sales up from 1971 sales by furniture plants across the nation increased by 25 per cent during the first five months of this year As compared to the level for the same months in 1971 according to a Survey prepared jointly by the Southern furniture manufacturers association and by the National association of furniture manufacturers. The statistical study also showed that shipments of furniture from plants across the country increased by 19 per cent and payrolls Rose by 16 per cent in the first five months As compared to the first five months of 1971. Tile joint report said that the household furniture Industry retained its Forward momentum through the fifth month of 1972, recording additional gains across the the two manufacturers association noted that the report for May showed that sales that month were 33 per cent higher than the level for the same month a year ago and that shipments in May were 24 per cent higher than in May a year ago. The backlog at the end of May stood at a level of 73 per cent above the level for the same month in 1971, the report said. Payrolls in May of this year were 18 per cent higher than they were in May 1971. Comparing the May figures with those for april of this year the two groups reported that sales in May were 34 per cent higher than those in april while shipments for May were 14 per cent above those for april. Payrolls in May were nine per cent above those for april. Backlogs of furniture on order at the end of May stood at a level of 13 per cent above the level for april. The Survey showed that the Cas goods tables bookcases and other wooden goods sales increased by 29 per cent Over the first five months of the year in comparison with the same period in 1971. Also shipments of Cas goods increased by 23 per cent in the first five months Over the same time in 1971 and payrolls were up 17 per cent. The upholstery portion of the Industry showed a gain of 16 per cent in sales Over the first five months of the year in comparison with the january to May period in 1971. Shipments in that period increased 14 per cent and payrolls increased by 13 per cent. Mail bust produces injunctions Raleigh a a crackdown by . Atty. Warren in Coolidge on illegal mail order cigarette operations in North Carolina has resulted in permanent injunctions being obtained against two More persons. . District judge f. T. Dupree or. Issued a permanent injunction thursday against Payton b. Rogers doing business As Molina Coin co. And Warrenton discount co. Inc., and his employees and agents. It bars them from advertising or Selling cigarettes i n violation of the Jenkins act. Under this act mail order cigarette firms Are required to Send lists of their customers and copies of their invoices to the taxing authorities of the states into we hich cigarettes Are shipped. Coolidge said Friday the defendants signed the consent judgment but denied having violated the Jenkins act. The . Attorney said that in the other Case judge Dupree issued a permanent injunction last week against Ann Roebuck Taylor doing business As the Carolina Supply co. Of Wilson. Coolidge said he expects to file several More civil actions against mail order firms in the next two weeks. He obtained his first consent order june 15 against Bobby Lee Burnette president of coastal shipping co. Working women expanding labor Force in Guilford Greensboro an increasing number of women entering the labor Market caused the labor Force in Guilford county to expand faster than the population itself grew according to figures prepared by the Guilford county planning department. Perttu Virtanen planning director said recent figures showed the labor Force in the county expanded by 21 per cent from 1969 to 1970 during a period when the population itself was growing by 17 per cent Virganey said a the greater rate of growth in the labor Force was attributable to the growing proportion Nof women seeking he said that in 1969. About 46 per cent of women in Guilford county aged 16 and Over had entered the labor Market but 1970, this figure had increased to 51 per cent. In the meantime t h e proportion of men in the labor Force remained constant at 81 per cent. Virtanen also pointed out that the population of working wives in the labor Force remained constant during the decade from 1960 to 1970 at 61 per cent indicating that the growth came from a a single. Separated divorced and widowed he added that wives apparently were waiting until their children reached school age before entering the labor Market. In 1960, he explained one third of the working wives had children under six while in 1970 this figure had dropped to one fourth. Among men. The age group having the greatest proportion of its members in the labor Force was in the 25 to 34 group which had 96 per cent participation. For women the highest participation rate was in the age group from 22 to 24, where it was 66 per cent. do or every time an addition to an Industrial Plant together with new housing helped to provide a total of $637,728 in building permits issued during the past few Days of the City a inspections division. Freeman Hill chief building inspector issued permits for eight new dwellings having a total value of $190,700. Hill also issued four permits valued at $390,408 for business improvements. The Phillips Foscue corp. Received a permit for an addition costing $371,508 to a Plant on Surratt drive. Other business permits included one valued at $15,000 to the Ritche face veneer company for an addition and for internal improvements to a building on Lincoln drive. The Southern furniture exposition building received a permit valued at $1,900 for alterations to a Structure on South Vrenn St. And Max Mclamb received a permit for $2,000 for improvements to a business on East Green or. Hill issued 18 permits Worth $11,205 for repairs t o dwellings 12 permits valued at $18,894 for improvements to dwellings 32 permits Worth $15,447 for roofing work and 24 permits valued at $11,074 for fencing. The following received permits for new dwellings Larry Hedrick for a $20,000 House on Pine Needles or. Lang construction company for a $50,000 House on Devonshire re. Spence and Lester. Inc., for a $27,000 House on Bolingbroke re and for a $29,900 House on Sweetbriar re. Clarice Hutchens for two houses each costing $10,400, to be located on Patrick St. George Clements realty co., for a $18,000 House on Belmont St. And Harrison and Dawkins. For a $25,000 House to be placed on Pine Needles or. Rotations hear about convention a report on the 63rd convention of rotary International which was held june 11-15 in Houston. Texas was Given at thursdays meeting of the rotary club of High Point by Frank h. Wood jr., the club s newly installed president for the year 1972-73. All countries in which rotary is established Wood said were represented at the meeting. About 15,000 rotarians were registered. The visitors he continued were welcomed at the opening meeting in the Astrodome by the mayor of Houston and the president of the downtown Houston rotary club the largest rotary club in the world. Roy d. Hickman o f Birmingham. Ala., was inducted at the convention into the presidency of rotary International. James e. Lambeth o f Thomasville was elected a director for a two year term. Hearing held in shooting Charlotte a a Charlotte Man who survived two Bullet wounds in the head the Day his Golf partner was shot to death pointed at the accused Man in court Friday and said a a that a the confrontation came at a preliminary hearing in District court for Larry Samuel Alexander 22. Alexander was ordered held for grand jury action following the hearing on charges growing out of the Golf course robbery slaying of 25-year-old Bobby Taylor. Robert Michael Martin 22, and Taylor both Charlotte City recreation workers were playing Golf on the City a Bonnie Brae course june 7 when they were stopped by an armed Man who demanded Money. Martin said he and Taylor were tied by a second Man who searched for Money. Martin told the court the gunman a seemed to 6et made when he Learned the golfers had Only $6. Isolated by Street construction firemen working out of fire station no. I on n. Wrenn Street would have a hard time answering an alarm with the Street in front of the station in the condition it is at the present time. However the pumper ladder truck and service truck usually r deaths amp funerals mrs. L. L. Cranford Randleman mrs. Lilburn Richardson Cranford 67. Wife of Lesley l. Cranford died thursday at her Home in Randleman. Survivors Are her husband a brother. Roby Richardson of Greensboro and three half Sisters mrs. Estelle Spencer of it. 3, High Point. Mrs. Annie Mcneil of it. I Seagrove. Miss Magdalene Richardson of the Home. Funeral will be 2 30 . Sunday at first Wesleyan Church of Randleman. The family will be at the Pugh funeral Home Randleman 7-9 . Today. Mrs. Ida h. Redding Asheboro mrs. Ida Hammer Redding. 98. Of Asheboro died Friday in Randolph Hospital following a Long illness. She was a Randolph county native and widow of William Frank Redding a former Randolph county sheriff. She was Active in the women a society of the Central United methodist Church. Funeral will be 2 . Sunday at Central United methodist Church of which she was a member. C. V. Eastep Statesville Clint Vance Eastep 76. Of Statesville died at 1 30 a m. Friday in veterans Hospital in Salisbury. He was a retired employee of the Pittsburgh plate Glass co. And had resided in the Statesville area for most of his life. He was a world War i Veteran. Ile is survived by ont Foster son. William c. Harbin of by. 5, High Point and a Foster daughter mrs. Blanche Vail of charioteer and three Sisters mrs. Ella Smith of High Point mrs. Carrie Lee of Statesville and miss Catherine Eastep of Silver Springs my. Funeral will be held at 3 . Sunday in Johnson funeral Home Chapel in Statesville. Burial will follow in Oakwood cemetery with full military rites. New from Page 2-a $456,000 this year the City is expecting $835,090 from the sales tax Clear of encumber ances. The personnel Section of the budget provides for the addition of 59 new City employees bringing the total working Force to Over 1,000. Most employees will receive one step about 5 per Centi raises in pay. Amounting to $360,000 for the year. There is nothing spectacular in the Way of capital improvements planned in the budget. The biggest item is $250,000 to be added to the $850. Too available in Bond funds for construction of a new stadium otherwise the $1.2 million in the capital improvement funds will go for such minor improvements a s renovating the swimming pools at the City Parks and buying a new site for a fire station. Hobert Surratt Denton h Hobert Surratt 62, of it. I Denton died Early saturday in Randolph Hospital in Asheboro following several years of declining health and two weeks of critical illness. He was bom june 20. 1910. In Davidson county to m k and Ada Harrison Surratt. He was a member of Clear Springs United methodist Church the methodist men s club and the men s Bible class of the Church. He was a retired merchant. He is survived by his wife. Laura Hunt Surratt of the Home one son Perry Surratt of it i Denton six Brothers David Surratt of it. 2, Lexington Roy Surratt of it. 2. Denton Elvin Surratt of it. 3, Denton. Millard and Walter Surratt of it. I Denton and Arlie Surratt of Thomasville and one grandchild. Funeral will be held at 4 . Sunday in Clear Springs United methodist Church by the Rev. J. C. Reynolds. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery. The body will remain at lamer Briggs funeral Home until placed in the Church 30 minutes prior to the service. The family will be at the Home of mrs. Dalton Lof Lin. It. I Denton and at the funeral Home from 7 until 9 tonight. Carpet cleaning Only with steam Way is carpet thoroughly cleaned w you actually see the dirt under pressure extracted from your carpet phone 883-2154 touch of Beauty 702 Mon lieu ave. T service >301 e Lexington ave. 882 2555 or 885 2145 a Mimm i a i Tatum a of Uthi in in at no. I have been placed at the Headquarters station for the duration of the Street work made necessary by the Extension of English Road eastward to connect with Hamilton Street. Staff photo by Art Richardson helpless feeling search for body ends in Relief Ellensburg was. Apr every evening after work Floyd a Woodiwiss went looking for his 5-year-old son. He found Chad a body this week 50 Days after the boy drowned in a rain swollen Creek near this Eastern Washington Community. A the water was High Woodiwiss said of the memorial Day weekend Accident. An older songs screams had alerted Woodiwiss to the boys disappearance from the family picnic site. He spotted his son going under. A i started running Down the Bank trying to get ahead of him one said a and when i got a Little bit ahead. I slipped and fell. A when i got up. He was a Little ahead of me again and i started running again and got into the water. It was so cold. My breath completely stopped tor a moment. I was right behind him and reached out and then when i almost got a hold he went straight Down. Disappeared a he said. A i knew he was Woodiwiss said after sheriffs deputies searched futilely for Chad for three Days. But he said the pain was unbearable when he Wasny to searching. Git thefts reported to police thefts involving a tape player two bicycles and a car Battery have been reported to the High Point police. A tape player was removed from a car in the Silver knit puking lot. Jerry Knight of Kivett drive the cards owner set the value of the missing player at $106. John Dorsett of player drive told police that someone took two bicycles which were parked in his Yard. The bikes were valued at $120. A Battery was taken from a car owned by Larry Kincaid of Brentwood Avenue while it was parked in front of his House. Police arrested Walter Mcleod Mclean and charged him with reckless driving driving without a License and Auto larceny. From Page 2-a Days. The program will conclude aug. 18 e n title a administration and supervision in a pre school facility a the course is sponsored by Gay adult education dept. It is designed to assist participants in developing a philosophy of preschool education As applicable to group care of Young children. Emphasis will be Given to principles of supervision and technique s for promoting acceptance of a philosophy by the total staff. For further information Contact the adult education dept at Guilford technical Institute or the United Day care it a $ ii mortuary Ember of the orate 0f the gotten but Quot our family serving your. Saturday Grady Bill Wilson Hemric i . Cumby Chapel Chestnut drive of Brood ave. Phone 885-5045 using night watchman clock Ano door seals will protect nov Turnill Ano Noah Toomir a Hou to Rte oat Davis patrol amp watchman service equipped with 2 Way radio por better service Security guards phone 886-4025 High Point Enterprise saturday july 22, 1972 3a the

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