High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Mar 15 1976, Page 9

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 15, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Celebrating the Bicentennial carotene and Peter Bynum left children of or. And mrs. Harold Bynum of Greensboro were on hand to Welcome president Gerald Ford to Greensboro and Guilford Battleground on saturday and to celebrate the Bicentennial. Peters Only comment on seeing the president was the children of the Robert Heller family of Bethany were dressed appropriately for the occasion. David Anne Bobby and Janis 1-r said the Bicentennial meant celebrating what happened in the United states 200 years ago and that their family was planning a Bicentennial Taffy pull to celebrate. Staff photos by Chi Petree by Forrest Cates Enterprise City editor charges that they were penalizing the a a Lone Fisherman greeted High Point City Council today when they considered a met of new fees for City recreation facilities Quot you Are putting an extra Burden on the Man who likes to fish alone Quot Wally Inger a frequent Fisherman at City Lake told the Council he was reacting to a Council committees proposal to raise boat rental fees at the Lake. The committee had proposed raising the boat rental fee from $2 per half Day to $3 per half Day on weekdays and $4 per half Day on weekends. The fee would include the fishing fee 50 cents for two adults. That is too much to expect a single Fisherman to pay for a few hours of fishing Inger told Council members. The condition of the rental boats at City Lake make them hardly Worth the Price at the present fee he said. There Are Only 24 boats at the Lake and Many Are so dilapidated they should not Quot be in the water a he said. The result is that fishermen Are faced with Long Waits for High Point Enterprise monday afternoon March 15, 1976 Section b Wallace Carter Here in last week of race by Ray Hubbard Enterprise sunday editor democratic presidential candidate George Wallace will bring his Campaign to High Point next saturday his Campaign Headquarters in Montgomery Ala. Confirmed today. The Alabama governor is scheduled to appear at a reception hosted by the state vow auxiliary at 4 . At Howard Johnson a motor Lodge on 1-85. Wallace a appearance Here will follow by two Days that. Of Jimmy Carter of Georgia his chief challenger in the North Carolina democratic presidential primary. Carter is scheduled for a state democrats More United than Ever according to Sugg by Robert Marks Enterprise associate editor Raleigh a North Carolina democrats Are More United than Ever according to state party chairman James r. Sugg. Democrats Are also blessed this National election year with a Host of Good candidates Sugg said. One could believe him on both Points when looking out Over the main ballroom at the Royal Villa hotel in Raleigh saturday night. Seated for the party a annual Jefferson Jackson Day dinner were 1,000 democrats from almost every county in the state from Camden in the far Northeast to Buncombe and beyond in the far West. Among them were democrats who have announced or Are expected to announce As candidates for statewide offices from the governor through the Council of state. There will also be primary Battles in several congressional districts particularly in the third District where rep David Henderson is retiring. Generally however North Carolina democrats Are waiting until after the presidential preference primary next week to begin their state primary Battles in Earnest. The state primaries Are in August. Yet. Few of the candidates missed an Opportunity to Greet fellow democrats at the Jefferson Jackson Day dinner. Although neither it. Gov. James Hunt nor Hargrove skipper Bowles who was the democratic gubernatorial candidate in 1972, have yet announced formally As candidates for governor both were Busy saturday meeting other democrats. Hunt not surprisingly judging by the number of people displaying his name on stickers on their Coats and dresses already has the support of Many democrats and county party leaders in the state. A reception Hunt and his wife held saturday afternoon was the largest attended event of the Day. Outside of the dinner itself. Hunt has Long said he will not formally announce his candidacy until after the presidential primary. Bowles has also said he is waiting until after the primary. He repeated his plan saturday. Quot it is just too Early now Quot he said. Quot i done to believe anyone is really that interested yet. Quot i am going to announce after the presidential primary Quot he declared Quot i have some ideas already about How to make the announcement. As for the Campaign itself i think some of the issues will be the same As they were in 1972.&Quot the Prospect of Bowles candidacy is met with dismay and puzzlement among Many other democrats some of whom supported Bowles in 1972. They say they Are puzzled As to where Bowles will find the organization and support that he had in 1972. Many of the people who supported Bowles and worked for him four years ago Are now committed to other candidates especially to Hunt. Supporters of two announced gubernatorial candidates state sen. Thomas Strickland of Goldsboro and Edward o Herron of Charlotte were Active at the Jefferson Jackson Day event. Both had hospitality rooms open on behalf of their candidates. As for the presidential primary next tuesday Many democrats say they have detected a shift toward former governor Jimmy Carter among democratic voters. The change is occurring in areas of the state formally Strong for Alabama gov. George Wallace. Former governor Bob Scott who is supporting Carter said he Felt there was a move toward Carter. Quot i think the change is taking place Quot he said. Quot i think it is because the issues have changed to a degree and that the voters see the difference Between the two men George Wood of Camden who is a candidate for lieutenant governor said voter attitudes where changing in the northeastern area of the state. Quot it appears to me that there is a shift toward Carter Quot he said. Wallace supporters who were very Active among democrats at the Jefferson Jackson Day event were predicting Victory however for their candidate. C. J Hyatt of Winston Salem a former second vice chairman of the state democratic executive committee and a Long time Wallace supporter who is now his state Campaign manager forecast a Victory by Wallace larger than in 1972. Quot i think there is going to be a Large turnout and gov. Wallace a margin of Victory will be even larger Quot he declared Carter supporters had a band of Young musicians to entertain in a room off the main lobby of the hotel. They also had mrs. Rosalynn Carter wife of the presidential candidate who greeted democrats on behalf of her husband. Quot North Carolina is important to us Quot mrs. Carter said predicting a Victory Tor her husband in the states primary. Supporters of two other presidential candidates running in the North Carolina primary sen. Henry Jackson of Washington and rep. Morris Udall of Arizona were present see state democrats on 6b speech at 2 . Thursday at memorial auditorium on the High Point College Campus. This appearance will be open to the Public a spokesman for the College said today. Carter had earlier planned to make a luncheon address at the High Point rotary club meeting thursday but that a appearance was cancelled late Friday because of travel scheduling problems. Mrs. Wanda Hill of route 4 in the Allen Jay Section of High Point who is chairman for arrangements for the vow auxiliary affair said today that she invited gov. Wallace in february to attend. She said that she was surprised however Friday when his Montgomery office notified her that he had accepted. Mrs Hill said that about 300 auxiliary members had been invited to attend the reception and testimonial dinner being held in Honor of the departments president mrs. Virginia p. Evans of Wilson she said that about 150 already have accepted and More reservations Are expected to arrive before the deadline Friday. She said however that some tickets will be available at the door for the reception Only. Auxiliary members will have first Choice for those tickets she said. Wallace will arrive in North Carolina tomorrow for a full week of campaigning before the primary March 23. He is scheduled to attend a rally in Raleigh tomorrow night. He is scheduled to appear in Greensboro Hickory and Asheville wednesday Kinston and Charlotte on thursday and Wilson Rocky mount and Winston Salem on Friday. A second appearance is scheduled in Greensboro saturday following the reception Here. His stepped up Campaign in North Carolina was announced last week following his defeat in the Florida primary by Carter. Wallace won big in North Carolina s first presidential preference primary in 1972, out drawing former North Carolina gov. Terry Sanford by 100,000 votes. Local Jaycees get award a humanitarian service award was presented to the High Point Jaycees thursday night from the United cerebral palsy of North Carolina. The award was Given at the Cavalier inn restaurant for the successful organization and conduction of the second annual happiness walk a Thon held last fall to raise Money for cerebral palsy. The two walks massed $12,500. Boats at most times of the Day Quot you line up and wait. You might get your boat and you might not Quot he said. His concern he added was for the Quot regulars Quot at the Lake such As himself he estimated that he had spent enough at the Lake Over the years to buy the boats and pay for the docks the new rates would put fishing at the High Point Lake far out of line with fees at three much larger municipal lakes in Greensboro he stated his plea for the Lone Fisher brought a response from councilman Bob Wells. Quot i think what you Are saying is that the Lake is a sort of last Retreat for you. I would hate to see us penalize the Pursuit of Solitude Quot he said he made a motion that the qty Parks and recreation dept look into feasibility of offering season a family membership Quot rates for both fishing and swimming. His motion was quickly carried by the Council. On the other hand the Council unanimously supported a motion to put the fee changes on its Agenda for an official meeting thursday a with a favourable the fees presented by the Council s finance committee were honed Down versions of those prepared by the Parks and recreation commission and sent to the Council earlier. For instance the commission had proposed a Flat la charge for swimming at the City Lake Pool. The committee suggested letting children 12 years old and under in for 50 cents and charging All others $1. Children also were beneficiaries of committee paring of fishing fees. The initial proposal was to raise the fee from 50 cents for a full Day to 50 cents for a half Day. The committee approved except proposed that children under 12 be allowed to fish free when accompanied by an adult teenagers 13 to 17. And persons Over 65 would pay Only 25 cents All others would be charged 50 cents the Price for a ride on the train at the Park would Advance from to cents to 25 cents and the boat rides from 40 cents to 50 cent the committee rejected a proposal to increase the Quot Gate fee at City Lake Park charged to nonresidents while meeting As committee of the Whoie the Council handled mostly routine items including Public hearings on Street and Utility assessment Rolls the Council called for closer communication Between the City staff and property owners when advised by a resident that he had not been notified that he would be assessed for Street paving by his property. Ten homeowners appeared before the Council in opposition to proposed creation of a 26 acre Industrial # District on scientific Street property of Bobby Glover. Glover told the Council that he needed the rezoning in order to expand shop and office space for his grading business. Residents said they eared Glover would later Combine the 26 acres with other property to develop a major Industrial or shopping area adjacent to their neighbourhood. The Council passed the matter to a Cornin i 11 e e for study and recommendation on thursday Reagan plans Randolph visit Asheboro former California governor Ronald Reagan will bring his Campaign for the Republican presidential nomination to Asheboro on Friday according to Randolph county citizens for Reagan co chairmen James Quot Cotton Quot Rains and Sam Lowe. Reagan s visit to Randolph county will be part of a statewide Campaign swing during the week prior to the North Carolina presidential primary. Reagan will be accompanied by his wife Nancy and . Senator and mrs Jesse Helms the candidate and his wife will arrive in Asheboro following a rally in Lexington. A dinner for local supporters of Reagan will be held at the sir Robert banquet Hall at 7 to be followed by an address at the Asheboro High school auditorium at 8 p in tickets for the dinner Are now on Sale from the Reagan committee boy injured in Auto Accident Tony Cagle 9. Of Cliffside drive was slightly injured saturday at 6 30 in an Accident on w. Willis Avenue near s. Main Street he was taken to the Hospital where he was checked in the a Merceny room and then released Tanya Cecillia Albea of Hoy Avenue told High Point police that she saw the boy pushing a toy in the Road. She said she stopped and he ran into the fender of her car Bush secrecy is essential in Agency s intelligence work by Tommye Morrison Enterprise staff writer Guilford Battleground the need for secrecy and the Central intelligence Agency were evidently on George Bush s mind sunday and instead of giving the audience the expected Bicentennial Flavoured speech the director of the Cia talked about his organizations work. % speaking before a much smaller crowd than president Gerald Ford addressed on saturday Bush was the featured speaker for sundays events which commemorated the 195th anniversary of the Battle of Guilford courthouse. Quot you cannot conduct a secret intelligence Agency out in the open a Bush stressed. Quot there must be will cooperate As fully As possible with the Congress but there Are certain pieces of information that cannot and must not be divulged and they wont As Long As in a director of the a Small portion of the audience signalled their approval of Bush a remarks with scattered applause. There was no sign sunday of any members of the North Carolina civil liberties Union. The acc la had last week expressed their a indignant Quot disapproval of Bush being asked to speak in connection with the Celebration of the Bicentennial. It had been rumoured according to Park officials that the acc la had scheduled a demonstration in the Guilford courthouse National military Park against Bush but there was no evidence of their presence. Speaking in his first major Public appearance since taking Over the directorship of the Cia about six weeks ago Bush said Quot i am convinced that the Cia and the intelligence Community Are under control w d doing their jobs. The Agency indeed made some mistakes in the past. I am not Here to defend the mistakes of the past i abhor them. But i am Here to Tell you that the Agency itself rooted out those errors and put an end to them Well before they were publicly Bush praised the employees who compose the Cia and emphasized their loyalty. Quot i wish you could talk to some of our employees whose Heads Are High after a couple of years of enormous attack Quot Bush said. Quot they have retained a perspective they know the need for Strong intelligence and they Are prepared to take abuse if that is necessary to work for a cause they believe he referred briefly to the death of Richard Welch the Cia s station chief in Greece who was gunned Down after his name was listed among names of other Cia agents in an american Magazine. Bush told How Welch s son Quot knew Well that4iis father had died serving with an unparalleled unselfishness for a cause in which he deeply Bush said the Ciao a work is Quot vital to Freedom Quot and although the Agency is not Able to discuss the successes they have had in their work without revealing their Quot sources and methods Quot they have provided the information to avoid warfare kidnappings hijackings and other major political disasters. Quot we at the Cia Are trying to conduct foreign intelligence not to weaken this country but to strengthen it. It s those who would disclose the names of our agents abroad ifs those who believe they can recklessly traffic in classified documents it s those who would dismantle the Cia that in reality Are damaging to the United states of America Quot he said to rousing applause by the crowd. Bush talked about the executive order president Ford recently issued to ensure that the Quot abuses and mistakes of the past Are not repeated and pledged that the guidelines will be followed Quot to the Bush concluded the agents Are serving with Quot enormous Challenge and Pride Quot much like the patriots who fought at the Battle of Guilford courthouse. In other activities held sunday the remodeler grounds and new visitor Center at Guilford courthouse National military Park were officially dedicated by Gary Everhardt director of the National Park service. The first Maryland regiment presented their program of music and musketry and the adult choir of Friendly Avenue Baptist Church performed Quot i love the weekend was sponsored by the Guilford county Bicentennial commission. George Bush Speaks at ceremonies photo by Chi Petro Council told Man fishing alone is being penalized %

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