High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jun 15 1972, Page 8

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 15, 1972, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise thursday june 15, 1972 abortion Law has Little effect in . I Raleigh . A a University of North Carolina health official says the states new abortion Law a has had relatively Little effect on the number of abortions performed since it went into effect last july i. Statistics compiled by the state Board of health show that More than 8.000 women received abortions in the first six months of the new Law. Or. Jerry Hulka associated professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at the unc medical school and associate director of the Carolina population Cen ter said he would estimate that about 3,000 abortions were also performed during the first six months before the Law went into effect. A the greatest effect a Hulka said a has been the change in doctors attitudes towards abortion. Since about 1968 or 1969. 10-Day Span brings seven deaths from heroin in state Raleigh . A seven heroin deaths have been repented in North Carolina in the last to Days but gov. Bob Scott said in a speech last week a heroin addiction has not become a widespread problem for the seven deaths were termed a shocking and alarm Inge wednesday by Charles Dunn director of the state Bureau of investigation. A my main concern is that people taking heroin should be aware of this fact a Dunn said in an interview. Or. Page Hudson state medi Cal examiner said he Learned about the heroin deaths a through our medical exam Iners. Some turned up in autopsies. Some were suspected when the patients were brought in unconscious or dead to local one victim had a hypodermic Agnew takes Nixon s spot in Atlanta Atlanta a. A the Jaycees scheduled to have president Nixon ars the main speaker for their National convention Here next week will instead have vice president Spiro Agnew. The White House said a scheduling conflict would prevent the president from making the Atlanta trip. The Jaycees said they were also told that Security would be a problem. A local Antiwar group has secured a permit from the City to demonstrate in front of the convention Center monday morning against the mining of North vietnamese harbours and renewal of bombing in North Vietnam. Needle in his Arm when he was brought to a Hospital Hudson said. Gov. Scott said in a talk at the National governors conference at Houston. Tex., last week the fact that heroin a is not a major problem has in one sense become a in his prepared speech Scott said Federal agencies have struck a a methadone or nothing posture in approving applications for Grants to state and local communities attempt i n g to combat drug abuse. Methadone is a synthetic drug used to treat heroin addicts. Hudson declined to give out the names of the seven heroin victims but said two of the deaths were in Greensboro two in Charlotte and one each in Fayetteville new Bern and Jacksonville. He added the deaths involved males ranging in age from the late teens to mid-30s. A in some of the deaths it was just a matter of overdose a said Hudson. He noted one heroin death was reported in 1969, 24 in 1970 and about 18 last year. So far this year the state has had �?o12 or 15,�?� Hudson said. Dunn termed heroin a the number one drug problem a saying a this is indicated by these seven deaths in to Days. Heroin is a hard narcotic and is completely doctors attitudes have changed considerably and we be seen an upward trend in the new Law reduced from three to two the number of Doc tors required to approve an abortion and set up a mandatory reporting system for All therapeutic abortions. Prior to the new Law abortion reporting was voluntary. According to the Board of health a statistics Over one half of the women who received abortions were never married and almost one third were teenagers. Three fourths of the total abortions caseload came from residents of 20 counties. More than 90 per cent of the women received abortions for psychiatric reasons while Only 7 per cent received them for medical reasons. Or. Ted Scurletis director of the personal health division of the Board of health said complications occurred in Only about 3.5 per cent of the abortions but most were not serious. Flowers a for All occasion High Point s loading Florist Crace Flower shop non Wronn St. Titwood phone 888-4085 end 882-117 Charlotte s milk War is Over Charlotte a the North Carolina milk Price War has ended in the Charlotte area much to the Chagrin of Consumers. Milk prices which had dipped to 99 cents per gallon or lower two weeks ago were Back to $1.28 wednesday in the larger stores. In Concord the Price of a gallon was $1.16 and in Gastonia it was $1.30. One of the few areas of the state still embroiled in a milk Price War was Asheville where shoppers could buy a gallon for 88 cents. But the state milk commission indicated wednesday it was taking action to Force prices in Asheville Back up new rules which will allow milk distributors to set their own rates and rebate schedules will take effect july 3. Stewardess files suit Over hair Greensboro n. C. Apr a former Piedmont airlines stewardess is suing the airline for $21,500, claiming she was illegally fired because of the length of her hair. In her plea filed with the u. S. Middle District court in Greensboro tuesday Alice Susan Ellis of Salem va., said the Winston Salem based Carrier originally let its stewardesses grow their hair As they pleased providing they wore wigs to comply with company standards. She said she refused to Cut her hair when the wig Rule was withdrawn and was fired. Miss Ellis also contends that the airline pilots association the Union representing stewardesses failed to properly advise her in fighting the Piedmont ruling. 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