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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 13, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Consumer gets help in fight for fairness Carmichael i &Quot&Quot"3, High Point Enterprise. Thursday june 13, 174 9a by Susan Price a Mort ated Presa writer North Carolina Consumers a till May have trouble solving their complaints but they no longer Are alone. In recent months three consumer oriented organisations and the state consumer protective division have been Active in contesting allegedly deep Tive Trade practices and in lobbying for everything from safety in toys to lower electric rates. Why suddenly have consumer groups begun springing up Quot in the 30a, people were worn out from the sear and the depression. In the 60s they began to Realise that the myth of great life in America was a far cry from the reality so they began to speak said Wib Gulley at Durham an officer in the Public interest research roup Pirc. Gulley added Quot people have realised that just calling attention to a problem is not enough to we must organise to get Force behind the Lillian woo of Raleigh president of the older North Carolina consumer Council said it was formed Quot to translate consumer interest into action to educate and Correct the wrongs that Piro. With about 22 units in the United states is a Stu Den funded organization. Along with Carolina action another organization based in Durham currently is working against rate hike requests by Duke Power co the consumer Protection division a unit of the attorney generals office is the Only state funded consumer group in the state. Most of the other groups refer complaints against individual companies to the state office. The private groups tend to concentrate on projects of a larger scale. The consumer Council is investigating insurance rates tax Reform and competitive pricing it also has been examining milk Utility and Bank functions funded through 13 annual membership fees the Council has been Active since 1967, making it the state s oldest private consumer organization Carolina action formed last Spring when the Duke Power situation came into focus is funded through membership fees and a Grant from the movement for economic Justice in Washington. A spokesman described the organization As one of Quot working people and people on fixed the consumer Protection division centers on fraud. Quot one of our problems is reaching the poor currently we re looking into putting posters and placards in Public transportation grocery stores and in departments of Public health in the counties Quot a division representative Cornelia Olive said. Quot if we can get the Money she continued Quot we want to put Post card size warnings on cards at the Check outs of grocery stores Utility companies and at places that sell food to advertise the divisions services the consumer Protection division also acts As a Bason Between the u s consumer product safety commission and the North Carolina consuming Public. Mrs. Olive noted that complaints in the past couple of years have risen greatly. Quot but there s not really any More crime just More concern a a she explained / n sift ii Vic i it a or i it i i will it a in be never my a faster haircut contractor charged in marijuana haul Charlotte n. C. Apr a South Carolina contractor who declared his assets at half a million dollars is free on his own recognizance under 9230,000 Bond while two others remain in jail unable to make Bond following their arrest on Federal narcotics charges arraigned wednesday were the contractor. Keith t. Jones 52, of Myrtle Beach James Kelly beam 42, also of Myrtle Beach and Nicolaas Heyns 28, of Pretoria. South Africa. They were arrested at a Charlotte Motel tuesday and charged with smuggling 2.000 pounds of marijuana into the rated states from South Africa. Bond was set at 8230.000 for Heyns and at 9100.000 for beam. A Federal agents said a fourth Man. Identified As Keith Foster 34. Of Johannesburg South Africa also was arrested tuesday in new York qty. A spokesman for the drug enforcement administration in Washington said More arrests were expected in this country and in South Africa where aul Bonnes reportedly have been investigating an african exporting company called afcan artefacts lid for the past year in Cwm dec non with drug traffic. Heyns said at hts arraignment wednesday that he is director of the company. The arrests in Charlotte tuesday followed delivery of a dozen crates of purported african artefacts to the Motel from the City a Douglas municipal Airport Federal agents said the crates had arrived earlier at new Yorkus Kennedy Airport from Brussel i and had been transshipped to Charlotte. They said the shipment had originated in the afcan a non of Swaziland South african authorities were reported to have tipped the u. S embassy in Pretoria and agents alerted to the movement of the shipment moved in to make the arrests upon the delivery in Charlotte sahs 4 service Complete tune up f very port checked cleaned of tied and Ivy mated a needed pm nac or omit Cali to nos 885-8493 7.95 the vacuum Center _ _22w Broad St. Sewing machine bargains a cordial invitation is extended to you to visit our modern and larger facilities for All your sewing machine needs. I too English Road on right kid of English Road Midway Between i. 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