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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaAverage family House costs about by John Cunniff a business analyst new York a the average new single family Home now costs about shocking As that Price might be it is a fact if you in clude the Cost of financing which Over the past 10 years has added much More to the Price of housing than have building costs. In 1966 a new single family House Cost about if a Down payment were made it would leave to be financed at 6 per cent for 25 years. Total Cost a comparable House in 1976 costs after a 20 per cent Dow payment would remain to be financed at 9 per cent for 25 years. Total Cost in terms of monthly pay ments the 1966 purchaser must come up with generally rounded off to while the 1976 buyer has to pay a note of 12. Stated starkly the typical purchaser cannot afford the typical House and no Agency of government or private Enterprise seems Able to resolve the dilemma. Builders have literally Cut Corners reducing the size of models. They have Cut out the extra Bath and the fourth bedroom have left attics unfinished eliminated the Gar age reduced the Quality of cabinetry. Individuals have resorted to their own devices. On a Small scale some companies offer kits to individuals capable of erecting their own Homes Many Young couples have bought and refinished older run Down Homes. The Over All problem re Mains however. A Survey by professional builder Maga Zine indicates that at least 40 per cent of potential buyers in the age group to 34 years cannot afford to pay More than moreover the trend continues to Worsen. Often ignored in time and Price comparisons is that worker in come while increasing is not rising As fast As housing prices. In a commentary on the housing Market this week Rinfret Boston associates notes that Early in 1976 it took the average manufacturing worker 303 weeks pay to buy an average priced House in 1971 it took Only 251 weeks. Once purchased the professor owner typical House also proves to be expensive to operate with costs of taxes fuel repairs and general maintenance All rising swiftly in some in stances much More sharply than the general inflation level. Curiously however Dis Cussion of the problem seems to be absent from Public de Bates or at least treated with apathy. So Long As it persisted it seems that courage to face the Issue seems to have waned. In the political campaigns it appears to be hardly an Issue at All and yet there Are no More Basic needs than food clothing and shelter. And Quality shelter a Home of one s own remains one of the great american aspirations. Time runs out on actress civil suit los Angeles a actress Stella Stevens was two weeks too late in filing a invasion of privacy suit against Playboy Magazine for publishing a nude photograph of her a judge ruled monday. Superior court judge Robert Weil dismissed the complaint against the Magazine because of a one year statute of limitations. The photograph showed her on a Couch her eyes crossed and her Tongue sticking out. She said in a suit filed dec. 27, 1974, that the photograph part of a 20-year Survey of Centrefold playmates showed her in a highly degrading and humiliating she had been a playmate in january 1960, but the picture in question was t used until the january 1974 Issue which appeared on Newsstands the month before. High Point Enterprise wednesday june 1c, 1976 7c capital Bicentennial exhibitions Appeal to almost anyone s taste students staff circus Washington it s a Little unusual to find a Young woman Clown who is also a practising electrician or another a chemical engineering student deliver ing a circus Bally or Spiel. This is circus Kirk which Bills itself As the Only All Stu Dent tented circus which plans More than 180 one night performances in nine states this summer. It s As though i were giving a course m circus 101 freshman says Charles w. Boas the College professor who is its owner and manager. This is a gruelling Pace but we break into it gradually " he said there s a daily Challenge in which there Are immediate goals and satisfactions. We do not have the caste system that exists in other circuses Here everybody has a Job. We place a Good Deal of responsibility on the individual and Long about the second week things fall into the performers Are their own roustabout putting up the big top and other tents assembling the bleachers caring for the animals hooking up the lights and Public address sys tems and a Host of other logistical chores. When the evening perform Ance is Over the Young people sleep in bunks in big trailer trucks and then Start Over Early the next morning to do it Alt again. Boas a professor of geography at the College of York of Pennsylvania is a lifelong Buff who has worked in major circuses. He started his present venture on a Small scale in 1968, now has an impressive array of equipment. There Are about 17 vehicles from tractor trailers to station wagons and trailers to transport the 50 members of the troupe High school and College students the oldest 27 this year s tour started May 22 in Hanover a. Washington a talk of a world s fair Type exhibition for the Bicentennial was abandoned years ago but the nation s capital has come up with a close substitute. There Are few commercial exhibits but so Many free things to do and see that even a resident cannot Hope to take them All in. The smithsonian institution has been planning for the Bicentennial for years and the National Park service almost As Long. There Are exhibits to Appeal to almost any taste free concerts puppet shows and Many other events. One thing that is extremely scarce is a parking space. Visitors from out of the City Are advised to use the thousands of free spaces available at Frk stadium the North Pentagon parking lot and it. Myer South Post adjacent to Arlington cemetery. There Are signs on Allma Jor Access highways directing motorists to these locations shuttle buses leave for the City every two to five minutes a Handy guide to what is happening on the National mall is a brochure called at the reprint from smithsonian Magazine. Subscribers can pull out the i2page Section others can buy it for 25 cents at museum shops at the festival of american Fol life and other locations. It includes tips on where to Park cars and bicycles on shuttle bus service food and picnic facilities and foreign language services the Fol life festival opening june 16 and running until sept. 6, offers something for almost everyone. More than musicians Are participating along with craftsmen from every Corner of the United Stales and 36 other countries. There is an african Diaspora Section portraying the cultural experience of Black americans and their links to Africa the carib bean and latin America. American indians will demonstrate Stic Ball Lacrosse Canoe racing Buffalo barbeques Salmon bakes and other skills. A regional America area will feature a Timber carnival ranching Cowboy skills maritime life and a glimpse at a Coal Miner s life. A children s area celebrates the Fol life of Young people with ring games Sand Castle building crafts jokes and a treehouse. The festival occupies a big area on the South Side of the reflecting Pool running Between the Lincoln memorial and the Washington Monument on the other Side of the Pool the Park service has just opened a 45acre Woodland Park planted with More than Trees and shrubs. There Are winding paths and benches for visitors to rest. The Park service main-1 gains a visitors information Center in the Commerce department near the White House where there Are per sons to help with accommodations advice to the handicapped advice to non English speaking people and the like. There is even a Booth where one May change a baby s diaper. A larger visitors Center in the old Union station not far from the Capitol building is due to open on july 1 pet stealing organized theft detective says mount Prospect 111. A stealing Pedigree dogs and holding them for Ransom has become a nationwide operation by organized gangs says a specialist who tracks Down lost pets. Teen agers adults and even entire families Are dog Naping throughout the country. In the Chicago area alone More than a Hundred dogs a month Are being stolen for said Bob Frank who runs the non profit society of St. Francis hotline for missing pets. Dogs Are taken from backyards unattended cars and under the nose of owners who momentarily let them off their Leash said Frank. A siberian husky recently was even stolen out of a Kennel where he was being he said. Once a dog is snatched the thieves watch newspaper ads for missing pets and then Call the owner. The Ransom usually starts around they Call it Reward Money. The minimum usually is professional do Napers will use Tranquili Zed food or keep a female in heat in their truck As bait to attract he said. Frank said it is difficult to prove ownership of a stolen dog and police Seldom bother a dog can jump up on its owner and lick his face but that does t prove it is his dog. One Good proof is to have your social Security number tattooed on the stomach or behind the leg. But thieves Are getting Wise to this and dump such a marked dog. Some times stolen dogs never turn up again. They Are sold to out of state breeders who order the kind of dog they want just like someone ordering the Model and make from car one woman told Frank that her chinese pug Chin la was abducted from her parked car and later a Man phoned and asked her what the pet was Worth to her. When i suggested starting the bidding at he called me cheap and Hung mrs. Kutzok open seven Days a week t each Trinity m n. C. Foods at discount prices plus Green Stamps we give your food Stamps Here we give we give we give we give hams whole picnics picnic halves picnic sliced Frank Corriher sausage m free sausage biscuit la. La. La. Fresh wholesome milk it. Olive Kosher gallon Jug 49 it. Olive Kosher f Dill pickles 59c Kraft Macaroni Kraft Macaroni m cheese dinners 4 boxes cooking Oil if Peanut butter gala paper towels 28-oz. Jar jumbo Roll White Cloud bathroom tissue . 8 yellow Corn 6 ears 49 Case of Canning jars i i 99 Stamps Stamps Check Here 100 free with a order 200 free s with a order Here exp. June 19, 1976 f Quantity rights reserved we give just Register in our Book win for groceries we give we give Sale ground beef .79c round Steak Stew beef Chuck roast it Bones teak sirloin Steak la la mrs. Filbert s May Naise 2 la. Bag of Corn meal with of 10 la. Bag Dainty biscuit flour Mayonnaise quart bottles 6-bottle Carton

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