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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 16, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Cog officials will View pollution act controls Greensboro members of the Piedmont triad Council of governments will discuss Section 208 of the Federal water pollution control act at their March meeting tuesday. The regional organization will meet this month at 12 15 . At the Paddison memorial Library in Kernersville instead of at the Greensboro High Point Winston Salem Airport. Officials said Nilo Priede Deputy director of the regional environmental Protection Agency office in Atlanta will be present to explain the provision within the water pollution control act. At earlier meetings representatives of member governments Learned that planning under Section 201 of the same act is mandatory. This Section deals with sub basins such As the deep River Basin which includes about one half of High Point. Section 208 is concerned with larger areas such As the Piedmont triad Region served by the Council of governments. Officials have noted that this Section is not yet required but have added that a somebody has to do the planning. A acceptance of Section 208 would mean too per cent Federal funding for planning purposes a situation which officials have said May not be True when the Section is made mandatory. It would also require setting of boundaries. At their last meeting member governments discussed Section 208, but took no action instead they deferred the Issue to this month s meeting and directed a letter be sent to All member units urging them to attend. In other activities members Are expected to vote on a request by Caswell county for membership. Acceptance would leave two counties in the 11-county Region still not members these Are Yadkin and Davie. In other activities members Are expected to discuss two open space Bills now before the general Assembly. Officials said the discussion could Lead to endorsement of the Bill to set up a conservancy Corpora Tion and of the Bill to Call for a referendum on $5 million in Park Bonds. Immediately after the meeting state officials Are expected to discuss potential Park Sites in this area. Officials said particular attention would be Given to the proposed Piedmont triad Park. City cleanup drive moving to Ward 4 buzzers bad for marriages pickup of trash in High Points annual Spring cleanup drive will be concentrated in Ward 4 during the coming week. Residents of the area located South of the Railroad and East of South main Street Are being asked to place trash which they want to be carried off at the curbs in front of their houses by 7 a m. Monday. The event sponsored again this year by the City and by the chamber of Commerce is designed to give residents an Opportunity to rid their Yards attics garages closets and basements of trash which takes up space and could be a fire or Accident Hazard. Washington a if president Nixon is really serious in his Campaign to protect americans from invasion of privacy he might Start with the 1974 automobile safety belts. These harnesses which Are attached to screaming buzzers on the dashboard May save lives but they re also wrecking marriages driving people Stark raving mad and causing untold havoc on the Road. Just the other Day i was in Tucson ariz., and the Shelton offered to take me to dinner in their new 1974 station Wagon. There were six of us in the car three in the front seat and three in the Back. Everyone was in a Jovial mood. Then Shelton tried to Start the car. A red Light the size of a Highway billboard lit up and a Buzzer which sounded like an air raid Siren went off. Shelton yelled to his wife a fasten your safety Belt a a it is fastened a she screamed Back Over the Din. A Well it in t fastened right. Put the shoulder strap Over your a it is Over my Chest a she said angrily. I was sitting Between them in the Middle seat. A maybe ifs my Belt a i yelled. I unhooked and then re hooked the Belt but the Buzzer Stop. A hurry up a someone in the Back seat shouted a for the whole car will self destruct a Shelton leaned Over me grabbed his wife a shoulder harness and pulled it tightly around her. The red Light went off and the buzzing stopped. A there a said Shelton a a that a a a in a choking,1 mrs. Shelton gasped. A i can to a done to do anything a Shelton cried a for the buzzing will Start a i can Only hold my breath for two minutes a mrs. Shelton gagged. I lifted the shoulder harness from her neck and the red Light went on again and the scream of the Buzzer filled the car. Shelton hit the wheel with both his hands. A i told you not to touch her a but her face was All Green a i said. A everybody get out a Shelton said. A a let a see if i can solve this we All got out of the car. Shelton studied the front seat. A fall right my harness goes in this Slot your harness in this Slot and her harness goes in this one. Now lets All get Back in the car again and i done to want to hear any we got Back in and in five minutes managed to get the harnesses around us. Shelton turned on the ignition and everything on the dashboard flashed red. A you hold her harness a Shelton yelled to me a and let her hold yours a a a who a going to hold yours a i shouted. A a in la hold my a How Are you going to drive a i asked him. A who cares As Long As i can Stop the buzzing a i was holding on to mrs. Shelton a harness for dear life and she had my seat Belt in the Crook of her Elbow. Shelton had one hand underneath his seat and was driving with the other. For five minutes it was quiet in the car. Then mrs. Shelton said a i think the circulation in my Arm has been Cut off. There a no feeling in a a we be Only got three Miles to go a Shelton raged. A hang a please let go of my harness a mrs. Shelton begged me. A if you do Iti kill you a Shelton said to me. We made it to the restaurant just before mrs. Shelton passed out. It was a Good dinner but no one really cared. Everyone was thinking of the drive Back to the hotel. Copyright 1974, los Angeles times saturday afternoon March 16,1974 Page 2a officials Are asking that trash be tied in bundles or be placed in throw away containers in order for it to be picked up. They Are asking the materials be neatly stacked at the curb. The drive will move next to Ward 3, the area South of the Railroad and West of South main Street. Pickup there will Start april i. Election offices set hours Greensboro Guilford county election Board offices in both High Point and Greensboro will extend their hours in the finals Days before registration closes for the May 7 primary election officials said. Registration will close at the end of the Day april 8. Officials said the elections offices in High Point and Greensboro will be open on saturday april 6, All Day from 9 a m. To 5 ., to give new voters an Opportunity to Register for the primary election. Also offices in High Point and Greensboro will be open on monday april 8, until 6 30 . To provide for late arrivals seeking to Register to vote. Activity at present is slow officials reported. Voters Over the county will select party candidates for a number of offices including those of county commissioner sheriff As Well As legislative posts for the general Assembly and the Congress. In addition they will be asked to consider the county a proposal for an $8 million Bond Issue to erect new facilities for the evergreens inc., nursing Home a rest Home Complex including a facility in High Point and a $500,000 Bond Issue for a proposed new sheltered workshop to be placed Here. Also High Point voters probably will be asked to consider Bond programs totalling $8.8 million for improvements in that City. Eyes for needy Campaign winners after a week of collecting old spectacles glasses cases and other related articles Mike Smith and Trent Benton have emerged As top contributing Carrier boys in the a eyes for the needy Campaign sponsored by life underwriters Assn. And the Enterprise. More than 8,000 pairs of glasses were contributed by citizens and brought in by the Carrier boys. According to Richard Teague circulation manager of the Enterprise a fall the boys worked hard and citizen response was Smith and Benton received Schwinn bicycles As co winners while Sherry Leonard won the third place prize of two tickets to a Carolina cougars game. Pictured above Are Back i to r Jim Foster president of the life underwriters is. Leonard and Bob Carlson of life underwriters front i to r Smith Benton and Melvin Reece of the Enterprise. Staff photo by Sonny Hedger Aik for pooped cyclists Chicken Power for bikes by Martha Clontz if your blood pressure is rising along with the gasoline prices a relax. Help May be on the Way in the form of a Bill currently before the state legislature which would legalize a tiny a helping motor for not Only will this be a Boon for those a too pooped to pedal a the Little engine also will satisfy the Economy minded a to the tune of Well Over too Miles to a gallon gasoline. Ray Church of Winston Salem said he is the Only dealer in the state now handling the mini motors and he has enlisted the help of state sen. Hamilton Horton of Forsyth county toward getting the a pooped Ped Alers Bill passed in Raleigh. The motors Are Legal now in California where the engines Are produced and in South Carolina Church said. A Chicken Power is the Trade name Given the seven Pound engine that attaches in minutes to any popular style Bike including 10-speeds. It provides instant motive Power when you need it but on level terrain can be Cut off and the bicycle peddled in the traditional Way. A simple starter pull similar to a Lawn Mower instantly engages the engine and it is disengaged the same Way for Normal peddling. The engines Spring loaded drive wheel Preses against the front wheel of the bicycle to provide the Forward motion. A built in centrifugal clutch permits free rolling of the Bike when the engine is idling. Church said the maximum Speed of the 0.85 horsepower motor is 18 Miles per hour with the Speed regulated by a handle grip control similar to a motorcycle Handgrip. Church said at last inventory the California firm advised him they were 8,000 engines behind in orders but promised him delivery in april. Also two modifications have been made in the original Model. The 10-ounce Gas tank has been enlarged and the engine s Muffler is being placed lower on the Bike. The longest trip Church has made on a Bike equipped with one of the engines is 14 Miles and he said the engine performed with no trouble. He said he thinks older persons who enjoy bicycling even those who ride the three wheel models would Benefit from the a helping motor a great Deal. Sen. Horton has been Riding his a Chicken Power Bike around Raleigh and at his Home on weekends. He said he found the engine almost foolproof. I Danny Jennings operator a of a local bicycle store said he has had numerous Calls for the motors and plans to Stock them As soon As they become available. Dealer Ray Church with a Chicken Power License plates titles notary Public j in Beauty salons a a to. Shop Barber occupancy certificate Board to View building Rule waiting in line for License plates by order of the governor the deadline for displaying 1974 state License plates on vehicles in North Carolina was extended on feb. 15 for one month. The Extension May have reduced but did no to eliminate the traditional lines which form at the licencing Agency in High Point on the last Day. Friday was the deadline and this line was formed outside the Agency at College Village shopping Center a few hours before the office closed. Stall photo by Sonny Hody Ocock Greensboro three requests for rezoning of property for residential purposes will come before the Guilford county Board of commissioners at their mid monthly meeting Here monday. In other activities commissioners May give further consideration to a proposal presented thursday at a committee session for use of certificates of occupancy for new structures. The meeting will be conducted at 9 a m at the new courthouse in Greensboro. One of the requests for rezoning is for a change from agricultural uses to r-20s residential lots with 20,000 Square feet of space for property on Mcconnell Road in Jefferson township East of Greensboro. Two other requests seek rezoning of land from agricultural uses to residential lots with 40,000 Square feet of space since the property is located in watershed areas. One is on . 150 and the other is on owls Roost Road. Both Sites Are located North of the City. The suggestion for use of certificates of occupancy came from James Rickards assistant to the county manager for operations. He indicated use of the forms already provided for in the county a zoning ordinance would i euro Hill All of Iko required inspections Are conducted. Commissioners will be asked to consider construction of 823 feet of water line along . 68 immediately South of 1-40 to serve a restaurant. The county is being asked to oversize the line needed to serve the property in order to make the pipe Large enough to serve areas South of the end Point. 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