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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 29, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Barely Twenty by Arthur Utley Iii last weeks miss North Carolina pageant brought to a close another year of local Beauty shows which tried to select a a the girl who would bring Honor to her City or county by becoming miss North Carolina. Now our Lovely Winner gets to try and become the number one Chick in these United states and All of us get to watch it on to. Miss North Carolina pageants make me feel kind of old. When i was a Little Guy i used to wish i could Date one of them. Now they Are freshmen in College and in a older than they Are. Beauty pageants Are the biggest waste of time i can think of. Even dirty old men done to like the pageants because the contestants can to even Wear two piece bathing suits. Who does the Beauty pageant Benefit do girls really have to participate in them to boost their ego photographers get an excellent Chance to snap Many shots of the girls posed of course and Send the pictures Back to the girls Hometown newspaper. All week preceding the pageant girls Are judged on the Way they look in bathing suits that accentuate nothing evening gowns and Talent. During that time each contestant becomes adept at the Beauty pageant walk and smile. The walk consists of shuffling along with stiff legs a straight Back and a head that is held at a 90-degree Angle to the rest of her body her Chin is Over her shoulder instead of her Abdomen. That is important though because the profile is the basis for judging. Smiling for a Beauty pageant consists of cutting a Maclean a toothpaste and out of a Magazine and pasting it Over her Mouth. Judges Are of extreme importance since they get the Job of selecting the Queen. A your judges tonight ladies and gentlemen a cries the announcer a Are or. J. Broad Stern who has been a pageant judge for the last 50 years or. Pettigrew Biggs who has judged in Many International pageants and or. Joe de who has judged in local Talent shows. A among the ladies judging Are mrs. Gladys Firkins. Mrs. Lena Ginster and mrs. Jojo a majority of the time the judges Are Over 45 years old. Why do they get to choose which girl is the Best one to be miss North Carolina Talent Competition is the most Boring of the evening. Many of the girls struggled to get one special Talent together for the pageant while others have been taking dancing or music for years and Haven to got a thing to show for it. The girls always dance or sing favorite dances being the Ballet or the flamenco. Unfortunately the occasion is rare that a girl does a creditable Job miss North Carolina for 1972 did a stunning Ballet. Songs always come from a Broadway musical. I suggest that a girl who has musical Talent in guitar or piano work up a routine where she can do some Rock song like a a jumping Jack she wont win. However because the judges will be offended. All Talent revolves around the classical. Then comes the crucial moment. The five finalists have been chosen and it is time for the interview. Contestant number one comes to the microphone and the announcer says a a we re having fun Here in Charlotte Arentt the contestant responds with a we sure maybe they ought to hold a is. North Carolina pageant so one of the girls could answer a hell no in a doing this just to show off my the questions that the judges ask Are totally inane Are you in favor of women a lib. What question would you ask president Nixon or what woman would you like to pattern yourself after the girls smile sweetly Ponder a moment then answer like a Veteran politician nothing. When miss North Carolina is finally crowned she starts crying and then she is mobbed and attacked by All those girls who lost. They Are jealous As hell but they drench miss North Carolinas dress with tears just the same. I wonder if miss . Realizes that she has to give up drinking smoking and wearing bathing suits in Public for a year unfortunately wait until next year will never come for the losers but it will for the building furniture City Council is getting irritated Over badgering by Archdale state by Robert Marks Enterprise staff writer an irritated High Point City Council set Forth its own record today about the matter of a water Supply for Archdale. Councilmen complained that most of what they knew about Archdale a water dilemma came from news reports. They said that Only two letters had been received from Archdale officials and that neither letter explicitly requested or agreed to a meeting with High Point officials. Mayor Bill Bencini said a we have been ready to sit Down and meet with them but we have not been asked to. We Are ready to help Bencini said he resented High Point being badgered by a the people in Raleigh and by them. It is not Council authorized the mayor to write a letter to the state Clearinghouse in Raleigh setting Forth High Points position on the question of supplying water to Archdale. It was a letter from Randolph Hendricks planning coordinator with the state Clearinghouse to Archdale mayor Henry j. York or. Which set off the discussion at a Brief meeting of Council today. The letter reviewed the role of the Clearinghouse in the situation and suggested Archdale might apply for a Federal Grant toward financing its water and sewer needs. Hendricks also advised that Archdale might turn t o Greensboro Thomasville or Davidson county for its water Supply. It was noted however that a the most economically feasible Means of providing essential Public water Supply. Is through the use of the facilities. Of High tuesday night the Archdale City Council decided to approach Greensboro Thomasville and Davidson county about supplying water to the Randolph county Community. Fred Swartzberg who is chairman of the Public utilities committee for City Council said today he took exception in particular to two phrases in the letter from Hendricks. One referred to a the history of unsuccessful efforts to arrive at an agreement with the City of High Point. A i had one meeting and councilman Paul Clapp had one meeting with Archdale officials a Swartzberg said. A that is not much Swartzberg also questioned the comment in the letter that a the initial offer of the City of High Point was not a not equitable to whom and in whose judgment a Swartzberg asked. Swartzberg said he had talked to York on the Tele phone wednesday. A the told me that unless we go Back to the original proposal that we can forget it they have talked with us Swartzberg reviewed briefly what he said was in essence the offer made by High Pont to Archdale. A we asked them to pay the entire assessment for installation of lines. We asked them to pay double the rates charged High Point residents. We asked them to let us maintain the lines so As not to jeopardize our water in his judgment Swartzberg said the problem was that Archdale has a the same old fear of High Point. They done to want to let High Point own anything in the High Point Enterprise thursday afternoon june 29, 1972. Section d fire probe continuing further investigation into the fire in an apartment House on Oakwood court that took the lives of three people and caused injury to two others wednesday has cleared up some of the questions raised detective capt. George Leverett said today. A Progress is being made a Leverett said a but no arrests have been chief h. L. Thompson of the fire department said that no cause has yet been determined but there a Are suspicious circumstances a he said. A we suspect that there is a possibility that the fire is of incendiary both departments Are continuing their investigation. Mrs. Josephine Brandon Hogan 50, and her two daughters Karen Elaine Hogan 14. And Linda Ann Hogan. To All of 111 Oakwood St. Died of smoke asphyxiation resulting from a fire in their apartment wednesday about 3 a m. Mrs. Hogan was born in Halifax county va., feb. 9, 1922, a daughter of John Tracey and Myrtle Paylor Brandon and had been a resident of. I Trinity Man is charged Thomasville a re i Trinity resident Robert Willard Duncan was charged thursday morning with assault with a firearm with intent to kill. Duncan 32, is accused of firing into the car of Virgil Hill of English Road in High Point. According to the warrant the event occurred on june to. Duncan posted $100 Bond and a hearing into the Case has been set for july 13. Of the High Point area about 15 years. She was employed by the Nuggett House and was a member of it. Calvary Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Louisburg Junior College. Surviving Are her husband Isaac Davis Hogan of 1116 Carter St. Two sons Michael Hogan of High Point and Ronald Hogan of 1116 Carter St. Two grandchildren her Mother mrs. Myrtle p. Brandon of Roxboro one brother John t. Brandonjr. Of Winston Salem and three Sisters mrs. E. Payne Ann Wilkerson of Roxboro mrs. Latney w. Myrtle Lee Pittard of it. Olive and mrs. James d. Leslie Clarke of Columbia so. Karen Elaine was born oct. 19, 1957, in Lynchburg a. She was a member of girl scouts of America attended Griffin Junior High school and was a rising Sophomore. She was a member of it. Calvary Baptist Church. Linda Ann was born dec. 9, 1961, in Guilford county. She attended sunday school at i. Calvary Baptist Church and had completed the fourth Grade at Brentwood elementary school. Surviving Are their father. Isaac Davis Hogan two Brothers Michael Hogan and Ronald Hogan maternal grandmother mrs. Myrtle p. Brandon and paternal Grandfather. Ira c. Hogan of Huttleston. A. Graveside services and burial for mrs. Hogan and her two daughters will be held Friday at la a m. In Concord methodist Church cemetery Roxboro by the Rev. Lewis Wall. The bodies will remain at Cumby mortuary. The family will be at the funeral Home tonight from 7 until 9. Collins Fowler Hart Moran four seniors receive presidential Grants four outstanding High school seniors have been awarded presidential scholarships for the 1972-73 academic year at High Point College. Determined by the students academic record his participation in various activities in school and Community awards Are made in the amount of $4,000 on the basis of $1,000 a year if the student maintains a a a by average each year. Recipients of the scholarships Are Peggy Gail Collins of 206 Edwards St., Kingsport term., daughter of or. And mrs. Dale Collins of 808 Circle drive High Point Nancy sue Fowler of 5034 Franklin rd., Nashville. Tenn Ann link Hart daughter of or. And mrs. Samuel p. Hart of 105 Fer Cliff dr., Williamsburg a. And Teresa de los Ameles Moran of d66 Calle Alcazar Villa Espana Bayamon. Puerto Rico. The High Point College presidential scholarships established by or. Wendell m. Patton president of High Point College Are presented to the High school seniors who Are considered most outstanding among freshman class applicants they must demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership scholarship and citizenship. These Are students High Point firms Low bidders by Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer Greensboro three High Point firms Are among the apparent Low bidders for supplying furniture for the new courts building. At least two of the High Point firms were not eligible under original instructions to bidders permitting Only speckled firms to bid but they become eligible after bidding procedures were changed following extensive protests. All of the bids Are now under study by architect Eduardo Catalano in Cambridge mass., and a report is expected shortly county officials said. The apparent Low bids offered by a total of five firms had an approximate Overall value of $65,525, according to a tabulation of bids in the office a of county architect Robert Barnhart. The 775 pieces of furniture a mostly chairs a Are planned to be placed in the court related areas of the new build ing and for the Board of commissioners meeting room and the county managers administrative area. Earhart said Early this week that another group of bids will i taken in the near future to secure furniture for other departmental spaces. Figures at Earnharte a office show that Monarch furniture co. Of High Point offered apparent Low bids in four groupings that Davis furniture co. Of High Point filed apparent Low bids in three groupings. Also an office Supply firm offered furniture produced by Alma desk company in three apparent Low bids. Davis and Monarch were not on the list of firms permitted to bid in the original specifications. Furniture produced by the Art steel company was Low in one group and material produced by the All steel company was Low in three cases. At least one local firm listed in original instructions to bid Ders As a qualified producer did not bid. This was Raspberry Fence of High Point. The original specifications also listed furniture produced by in layer Coggin. A High Point firm and by Jack Cartwright of Davidson county but neither of these was involved in the apparent Low bids As tabulated by county officials following the june 15 opening the first instructions for bidding had stated a manufacturers shall be As listed herein and scheduled. No substitutions will be accepted for the few items where an a or equal has been called out As permissible the basis of Equality shall be at the architects discretion h t s decision being responding to complaints the county first changed the Date for opening of bids from May 25 to june 15. Then it filed another addendum eliminating some of the emphasis on steel desks and giving the Edge Back to Wood products. Later county officials changed the paragraph on the a freeze out permitting Only those producers named and replaced it with one allowing any manufacturer whose offerings were a pre Quali Fiedt by the architect to offer bids. The Monarch firm was apparent Low bidder in a group made up of various types of chairs. The firm offered bids totalling $36,407. Monarch also entered the apparent Low bid of $127 for four Side tables As Well As $151 for three Coffee tables. The Davis furniture company was Low bidder at $4,329 for 39 tables at $1,337 for seven conference tables and at $453 for three other tables. The Gates office Supply company offered three bids specifying products produced by the Alma desk co. These included $937 for 12 armchairs of one style $2,869 for 19 armchairs and six sofas $5,867 for various items such As 14 desks four credenzas two Book cases and four secretaries desks. The one apparent Low bid offered for Art steel company products was by the Kenney Clayton office Supply co., an item of la typists stands which the firm priced at $459. The Kenney Clayton firm also offered three apparent Low bids for All steel company products these inducted 173 armchairs bid at $7,734, a bid of $4,708 for 136 clip together chairs and $145 for three tables. In All the county sought and received bids on 735 chairs four credenzas two bookcases 18 desks six sofas to typing stands and 59 tables. These will be located in various courtrooms in conference rooms in jury rooms in court offices and waiting rooms As Well As in county office areas. Who a by their academic records and leadership abilities would be considered an asset to any educational institution a miss Collins is a graduate of Ketron High school in Kingsport where she served As reporter for the Cha club Secretary for the Beta club was co editor of the school yearbook and was Active in her Church. She was the recipient of the outstanding student award from the Optimist club and was teen of the week in her local newspaper. She also did Volunteer work in the Holston by Hospital. Miss Fowler interested in the Field of Medicine placed first in the biological division of the 1972 science fair at Overton High school. While in school she served As feature editor of the school annual and As Secretary treasurer of the National Honor society. She was also a member of the Beta club and French club. A graduate of James Blair High school. Miss Hart was a member of the National Honor society the Mexico work caravan and the debating team and was Active in student government and the american Field service. She also served As president of the Tennis team while in school and participated in various Church activities. Her major Field of study is math and she would like to teach. Miss Moran is a graduate of Antilles High school in it. Buchanan. Puerto Rico where she was selected As Overall outstanding student of the year. She is a member of the National Honor society nos nos tutoring service served As treasurer for the Caribbean Council of nos and was awarded t h e presidential classroom scholarship from nos. Other extracurricular activities included the school newspaper student faculty committee student Council and girls athletic Assn. She was manager of the girls basketball team held offices in her Home room the Pep club and the red Cross program and received the red Cross award for Community services. Miss Moran was also Active in intramural sports an outstanding student in French and English and was a member of the Honor Roll. Miss Moran plans a career in funds of d an additional $420,199 in Federal funds has been allocated to finance relocation of residents and businesses displaced through the Harrison Center Urban renewal project. The . Dept of housing and Urban development Hud announced the additional Grant wednesday which brings the total Grant for the 130-acre project to about $3.4 million. Although the Harrison Center project is mainly one of rehabilitation of Homes about 60 families and five businesses will be relocated in order to carry out the work the Harrison Center area is located Between Washington drive and Mon lieu Avenue on both sides of Harrison Street. Work on the project began about a year ago. In the Only Telephone Calls he had received from Archdale residents about the water Supply situation he was told that the people in Archdale did not want water from High Point Swartzberg said. A we stand ready to help them. I Hope they see that some Day a Bencini commented in other business Council adopted an ordinance authorizing the Transfer of funds within the City budget. It also adopted an interim appropriation ordinance pending the approval of the 1972-73 budget. Both actions Are routine procedures at the end of the fiscal year. Examiner considers Challenge a hearing examiner is expected to Rule Friday on the Validity of a Challenge of the make up of the democratic delegation to the National nominating convention from North Carolina. Three local youths a Cliff Mitchell Susan Conner and Bill Hurt a spent about three hours wednesday trying to convince examiner Gary Bellows a Harvard professor that not enough members of the delegation Are under 30 years of age. Mike Almond assistant state party chairman contested the Challenge. The loser in the examiners ruling May seek a reversal of the ruling from the full credentials committee sunday night. The three youths representing the Guilford county youth political caucus claim that at least 20 per cent of the 64 delegates to the National convention Wight to be under 30 in proportion to the under-30 population of the state. Only five of the delegates fill this Bill. Almond said that the Low number of under-30 delegates was simply the result of the selection process no attempt was made to exclude More delegates in that age group he said. A we Are not bound by the quota system a he said. A your Only obligation is to insure that minority groups have every Chance to participate fully in the selection Bellows agreed saying a there has to be a reasonable Effort to create proportionality but no quota i s demanded the question is did the party do everything it could to make probable a proportionate result a he said. Man handed sentence Jerry b. Willard 34. Of Valley Ridge drive was Given a six month suspended sentence and fined $100 and costs monday after being found guilty in District court of a charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants. James Archie Brower 41, of Albertson Road also accused of Drunken driving was found guilty of reckless driving. He was fined $50 and costs. Prayer for judgment was continued on payment of costs in cases of assault by pointing a gun against Laura a. Locklear 21, of Ravina Lane Ami Fred j. Perry of s. Main Street. Nol crosses with leave were taken against two Moore Avenue residents Martha Faye Odell 35. Charged with obstructing an officer and Jerry Wayne Odell. 30. Charged with resisting arrest. Hiram Ward confirmed for Federal judgeship Denton it is judge Hiram Ward now the Denton resident was confirmed wednesday by the . Senate As a judge of the Middle District court. His nomination was sent to the Senate by president Nixon last month. Judge Ward is a member of the Lexington Law firm of Delapp Ward and Hedrick. A resident of Denton he is the towns attorney. Ward said wednesday. A a in a very pleased that the Senate saw fit to confirm my nomination. Again i would like to thank All the friends who supported me and i would Hope that in the years to come their support will be Well he said that he would move into the offices of judge Eugene Gordon the other Middle District judge in Winston Salem within the next few Days. Judge Gordon is to move to the Greensboro office of the court. The new judge said that he intends to continue to reside in Denton even though his new work will be entered in Winston Salem and will include court sessions throughout the Middle District. The Middle District holds court sessions in Greensboro Winston Salem Wilkesboro Salisbury Rockingham and Durham Ward said. The Denton resident fills the vacancy created by the death of judge Edwin Stanley last Winter. His confirmation by the Senate on wednesday followed tuesday approval of Ward by the Senate judiciary committee. He had appeared before a subcommittee of the judiciary committee last thursday. %

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