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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 24, 1976, High Point, North Carolina So High in mini Kolc Ryrne. Thurida june 24, 1976earthquake predictions Are claimed Hakonen. Japan a i a earthquake predict Ina soon will be As precise As forecasting a Shower in the Rainy season an organization of Amateur seismologists Here claims i sing Wells and homemade equipment members of the Fainaru no Kai or Catfish club have predicted accurately two moderately Strong tremors in the Tokyo Yokohama Region Mas 3 and june 6 the quake which registered 4 4 and 3 on the japanese Waif of 7 were forecast two Days in Advance by carefully gauging the water level in numerous observation Wells said Yasue i Ai 43 founder and president of the i Oft member group i in in an interview that Well water has been observed to Rise three quarters of an Inch to an Inch two Days before a tremor then another Inch or so the following Flay the a let table begins dropping several hours before the main Shock he said flattish tub members have experienced the same pattern in 2� a a sex so we believe we can apply this technique to Cor redly predict earthquakes just like weathermen fore casting the weather. He said a similar method developed in China gave them encouragement but Little practical help because the chinese reports Ian ked diagrams of water tables he said Chin be seismologists recently claimed to have predicted several major quakes by changes in water level and in the i tart leu Lur behaviour of animals prior to an earthquake his approach to forecasting quakes has brought some criticism from established seismological research institutes but mainly the group has received encouragement Oki said launched in april the dub already Lias members in seven prefectures surrounding Tokyo Mil said he Hopes to have chapters nationwide by january ski said the group took its name from the legendary Catfish which reside under the Earth anti create tremors when angry the japanese people believed this for thousands of Vears he added Harth quakes Are a major concern in Japan where 142 802 Lier sons perished in the is quake which destroyed much of Tokyo and Yokohama the government support some Earth Jake it Mich but so tar no Money has gone to the Batfish flub complained nil a but it costs nothing to join a he added and our philosophy in very Glt gtd while our equipment very poor nil a scientist who Heads the Kanagawa prefectural hot Spring research Institute at Hakof. 70 Miles Southwest of Tokyo and fellow workers conceived the Well water technique alter examining changes in hot Springs before and during quakes Oil Sass that while established japanese research centers utilize lowly Seismograph and tilt meters the Catfish Lub relies a a i the Ordinary Well and a homemade water gauge a very cheap but very sensitive a to predict tremors the gauges Cost about 13, he said big Oil spill spoils River Alix Andria Hay n y a Al a Barge carrying Imi Usu barrels of Oil struck a be shrouded Shoal near the Scenic thousand Island resort area Early wednesday unleashing a major Oil spill a Long the in s and Canadian shores of the St Lawrence River his Las estimated that Oil which would have filled about Sudo barrels leaked from the Tanker Type Barge into the River the Oil was described As very heavy and Sticky a Oast guard spokesman in Cleveland said the spill could cause serious damage to vegetation and wildlife commercial traffic was halted in the spill area 20 Miles downstream from Lake Ontario in the Gateway Section of the Seaway which links the Atlantic to Midwest ports on the great lakes three of the Barge s to Cai go tanks each carry ing 16.000 barrels of Oil. Ruptured but the i s coast guard said not All of the Oil from the links had entered the water Newport jazz concert is Friday new York api from a four part Salute to the late Duke Ellington to the electronic Jan of Billy Cobham and the George Duke band the Newport jazz festival will be a musical mix of jazz sounds old and new the i May festival begins Friday june 25 with Tony Bennett and Bill Evart and closes july 5 with the swing my dance music of Cootie Williams Eddie a lockjaw Davis. Zoo Sims and other jazz greats of that Era at the Roseland ital Boom in Between is a jazz a who who. Including musical tributes to the late saxophonists Julian a a Cannonball Adderley and John col Tram year pianist thelomus Monk came out of retirement to play at the festival this year. Guitarist Tai Farlow has shed his retirement to perform a the Newport jazz festival has always presented a Good Cross Section of jazz says festival producer George w Ein this year we re trying to Stock with As Many pure jazz groups As possible last year we mixed in a few commercial groups and the audience did i like it a Wein predicts the 1978 production will he one of the Best years for the festival because of the diversity of the artists we be found such a great spirit of cooperation with the musicians he said they want to do something special this year a for example Bass player Charlie Mingus who has fallen in love with flamenco music will perform with the Azucena y do flamenco dance group and a radio City music Hall concert Salute to the Rev John Bensel pastor to the jazz Community will also Honor Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Who recently suffered a stroke but has been Able to resume his career a portion of the proceeds from the show will be donated to Kirk for hts medical expenses three events will be held out Side new York City at Waterloo Village in Stanhope. No a Ca Nal town of preserved 18th and 19th Century structures the first program to be held there june 26 is a gospel picnic featuring choirs and gospel per formers from the new York new Jersey area that evening the state of new Jersey will Honor its native son. Count Basie Basie and his orchestra will perform with Kubie Blake the 93-year-old ragtime composer pianist later in the festival. Baste will give a free concert at the world Trade Center to celebrate the nation s Bicentennial on july 4 business Mirror one family housing costs fall in May ofter limited Hope motile by John Cunniff a business analyst new York map in Case you missed the original announcement it should be recorded that in May the average Purchase Price of a new single family Home fell to 146 300 a drop of $2 201 from the record High Price a month earlier it is understandable that you might believe those figures to be the result of a typographical Gremlin by they Are not it is possible Tor that they Are another of Tho or Well known statistical flukes but maybe not the fact is that there an some solid reasons Why la prices of some new Home might have dropped so or Are smaller editions Many Are minus the refinements of a year ago and some seller have been having problems this latter cannot be ignored if you think you be had troubles in buying a House your local builder car reduce you to tears with i frustrations in trying to sell i House even at a mini Scull profit so what do we deduce front this latest news a that it pay to wait of you so conclude you Are battling the Odds you might very Well or yourself in the same Raj that snared Many Youn householders of the 1960s who were convinced that housing prices would Stab Hie Well they did for a while but while housing Price were stable and it my briefly interest rates Rose and they Rose and Rose fully 50 pet cent in to years and they were still rising As of May hooting prices weren t stable for Long either they too Rose and Rose doubling if about to years and leaving those who waited holding in their fist a Down payment that grew less and less Ade Quale. Although nobody can say the next to years will be a repetition of the past to. And despite the recent Good news the trend is still upward lot both Purchase Price and financing what happened m May Isnit Likely to be repealed Price for land material and labor Are ascending Many areas Are imposing costly building limitations in order to preserve the purity of their water operating costs Are rising too will there be a tech a Cologira break through that might lower costs attempts so far have yet to prove themselves As perms North Carolina construction figures Are up Kaleigh i Al i til North Carolina building Industry appears to be reviving Aller a two year slump the state department of Laiber said today that the value of building permits issued in april of this year a 23 per cent higher than in april 1975 for the first Lour months of this year the permit value is up 13 per cent Over 1975 the department said the department said Charlotte Greensboro and Salisbury were the leading cities in terms of combined permit value during the month nent or broadly acceptable and Many have failed remember the factory House a in still being produced and the Quality is Good but mass production has t really caught on. The Industry is still largely one of Small stick builders operating locally. The no frill House Quot a promising but some builders main lain they really can t produce a Quality House by stripping away distinctive features and then manage to sell at a profit still it continues to Homes a possibilities but shipments of these units which had sur god to one half million units several years ago Are now Back to one half that although rising again bears watching cooperatives and condominiums a Many buyers have had very successful experiences. But Many people still resist them As a substitute for conventional housing and in some the prices and a costs Are High Cluster housing a in this technique the individual lots Are reduced in size in order to provide More common Green spaces some have been successful but for the most part they Haven t substantially lowered costs the fact remains that most americans like what is called conventional housing and there is at the moment rather Little Long Range Hope of any meaningful lowering of prices while Quality is maintained psychiatrist backs actress Contention new York api Connie Francis psychiatrist has testified that a Motel rape has left her too emotionally upset to resume her career a a at least or the next to years the j7-year-old Singer is suing the Howard Johnson Chain of $5 million charging a Hatlak of Security led to the attack by an intruder in her Motel room at Westbury i lung Island in november 1974 or Lawrence Kaplan associate visiting neurologist at mount Sinai Hospital testified tuesday that the rape had left an Quot emotional and he added a the prognosis for her resuming her career is guarded miss Francis bet ame upset As the psychiatrist testified about his sessions with her. Saying she Felt ashamed and dirty after the attack and shunned relations with her husband. The husband. Joseph Gar Zilli. Escorted miss Francis from the courtroom then returned to take the stand As the final witness for miss Francis he described his wife after the attack As Quot Uke a sick person. Depressed and Hurt a a Mill who lives with his wife in Essex fells n j also is suing Howard Johnson for la million la re a to dirt if it clearance i \ nut Sun k in Spring a a Slimmer la dresses / i f Vav % i my my Iii u hum Tutti slim is Anil Tomk i Al Init i to n Moi it roup o f jump is its a a 25% off i ii a Mill i in in i it fni�?T1 i pals i�?~sh�?~1 suits i Ai Marl in "2t poly amp Tvr Cottoni jump suits in nut a in \7 i save save save broiler Fry pan with built in warming tray Hoover s new Spray steam dry Iron hat All the features a stemless steel ironing surface a fifty oversize steam ports a instant High volume Jet steam a splays on steam or dry setting a steam switch amp water gauge a Finger tip controls up front a Quick change right or left hand Cord suggested retail �?~34.95 your Cost 1595 dual removable handles stainless steel cooking surface automatic thermostatic heat control pan is completely imme Sibie Broil bake Fry warm n serve1 All in one wonderful Buffet styled appliance just pop out broiler element por use As Ordinary pry pan suggested retail �?~54.95 your Cost $2995 c s suggested retail 72.90 your Cost �?~54.95 leans attachment free full time Edge cleaning with cleaner Piedmont wholesale 320 e. Commerce open . 7 30 . 5 00 . Phone 885-5043 sat. Till noon j

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