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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 20, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 26c High Point Enterprise w wednesday March 20,1974 his record still stand despite death lbs still casts Long Shadow we drove around the Back of the clapboard farmhouse in a Golf cart. He cawed to the wild peacocks sitting on the Fence and they talked Back. I kept reminding myself that the president of the United states talks to birdies. Lyndon Johnson died a year ago in Texas. He was 6 feet 2 inches and i suspect that in the minds of americans he has grown taller. They called him a Wheeler dealer and he was the Best. The charmer. John f. Kennedy dreamed great dreams for America but he could t win support from Congress. When he died the huge homely Wheeler dealer came in and the record shows that he enacted More progressive legislation than any other president in our history. He pushed the Kennedy program into Law. He was devious. He was suspicious. He cracked the whip Over his Cabinet and demanded results. He put people in his debt. When he flew air Force one to Texas Johnson invited Texas and Oklahoma congressmen to accept a free ride. When he made mistakes they were monumental. His poverty program was abused by politicians his Battles for civil rights alienated the South without winning the Black vote. When America stood in the Quicksand of Vietnam Lyndon Johnson called for the advice of his generals and admirals. They said they could a wrap it up if they had More men More ships More planes. He bowed to their Superior knowledge and killed himself politically. For a Short time mrs. Bishop and i lived on the third floor of the White House. I was writing a Book about Lyndon Johnson. To me. It was More like Reading a Book than writing one. For the first two Days when we met. He scowled. On the third morning he saw me in mrs. Roberts a How come a he said a the White House staff likes you a he was staring Down at the top of my head. A most of them know me from other i said. There was a silence. A what did you do. Or. President a i said a poll them a he broke into laughter and slapped me on the Back. A you re All right a he said. And from that moment i was. I hit him with questions about foreign relations about the War in Vietnam about Domestic policies and budgets. I asked him to think first before answering whether the questions might involve National Security. A a done to worry a he said. A Titi do enough thinking for both of he ran a taut ship. No White House employee Ever went Home without leaving word with the Telephone operators stating where he or she could be reached a whether at a movie or a party. In the evening he often phoned friends at the last moment and said a turn off the oven and come on Over for dinner. Bird and i feel lonesome for some Good there was a sign Over the big White House Range which stated a please Don t ask the president to have seconds. A mrs. he wanted to tear that sign Down but he did t have the nerve. Before he made a major speech he always stood in the bedroom and read it Quot aloud As mrs. Johnson sat listening. I asked Why. A hell a he said a she has a degree in to my Eye the old ranch House looked like $35,000 Worth not counting the Small swimming Pool. It was built by his aunt Long ago. Down off the slope of Green Lawn the smooth rocks glistened in the shallow Pedernales River. He had waded in it As a boy. When his heart first faltered in 1956. He ached to go Back to boyhood Days. At Home he was no longer president. He was a Texas Oil boy and he spoke like one. A a ainu to them Birds purty a he said in the Golf cart. When he got to Texas he put on a wrinkled yellow sports shirt tan Slacks and sat on a chair tilted against the Wall in the Kitchen. Two Black Cooks worked the stoves. Steam and smoke lifted from the burners. A fall right a he would say. A i Ain t been Home in three months. I want All the local gossip a hear a the Cooks laughed told him who married whom who died who bought a piece of land what the preacher at the Christian Church had been lecturing about a All the latest dirt. He loved those sessions in the Kitchen. Once he took me out to the Little private cemetery hidden under the spread of a live Oak. I thought of presidents who hoped that monuments would someday be built to them in Washington. A see that space Between my mothers Headstone and where my sister is buried a he said. A a that a reserved for me. You see in a the oldest and in a entitled to be next to my a Complex Man indeed. Few presidents grow after they die a Man and his wife Are one a and sometimes one too guards equipped with two Way radios door seals and night watchmen Tolodis. I North try your business Home and property will r Kun i cd i 24 hours per Day Davis patrol a watchman service 126 n. Main High Point n c. Coll 886-402s area students earn honors six High Point area students have been honoured for academic achievement at various colleges and universities in North Carolina and other states. Those receiving honors and their schools Are Mary Washington Fredericksburg. A. A Diane h. Smith daughter of or. And mrs. . Smith of colonial drive has been named to. Deans list at Mary Washington College for the fall semester. Kansas Lawrence Kan. The fall semester Dean s list at the University of Kansas included Elizabeth Ann Eagle of Kingston Street in High Point. Livingstone Salisbury Larry Logan a freshman from High Point recently compiled a Grade average that made him eligible for the Deans list for the fall semester at Livingstone College. City permit total near ,000 Mccu Howard Rebecca and Gail Scotten. Daughters of or. And mrs. Franklin Scotten of Trinity were named to the Deans lists at their respective colleges. Rebecca was named to the North Carolina Central University list and Gail was listed on the Howard University Honor Roll. Fayetteville tech Fayetteville the Winter Quarter president s list at Fayetteville technical Institute included Andy Summers son of or. And mrs. . Summers of it. 5, High Point. For two to Tho fabulous French Riviera Lowe s wants to know. Ire you 4 super shopper feel Lucky Here s How you can win an All expense paid trip to the fabulous French Riviera for two study these 10 super values select the one you believe represents the Best value. Entry Blanks to list your Choice Are at each Lowe s store. Contest begins february 19 and entries will be accepted through March 30. All entries which have correctly selected the Best value will be eligible for a final drawing to determine the Winner. No purchases Are required. You do not have to be present to win. Lowe s employees Are not eligible. This contest is void where prohibited by Law Lowe s companies inc. Here Are Lowers top to a super values. One was voted by merchandise experts As the Best value of All. Which do you think it is pvt horsepower Garden Tiller \$119�� 8 hp-36 Cut Riding Mower steel storage building Wall and sink Kitchen Cabinet hotpoint 30&Quot electric Range 25 Diagonal Ria color to Mobile Home air conditioning a grass roots Homestead a a Quot thick-4 x 8 Walnut panelling qui Krete Concrete mix $49997 $21988 $19979 $21372 $52868 $62909 $6,180. $799 $139 j $100, the total value of building permits issued by the City inspections division Over the past few Days was $90,585. The permits included two valued at $32,500 for new dwellings and six Worth a total of $27,255 for various improvements to nonresidential structures. The inspections division also issued 13 permits Worth $27,400 for improvements to dwellings and two Worth $800 for repairs to dwellings. It issued four valued at $2,115 for roofing work and two Worth $515 for fences. The Southern Railroad received an $18,000 permit for erection of a warehouse on Lincoln drive. The Southern furniture marketing Center received a $1,500 permit for Interior alterations to a s. Main Street building James Sarente received a $5,000 permit for alterations to a s. Main Street Structure. Canary Kearns received a $300 permit for improvements to a business building on s. Main Street Guilford county received a $300 permit for a partition in the City county building and Herman Waldon received a $1,855 permit for a storage building on Straton Street. The following received permits for new dwellings Grady Bottoms for a $12,200 House on Newell Street and Clyde Lanier for a $20 too House on e. Fairfield Road. Airman Thomas m. Quick son of mrs. Elizabeth w. Quick of 314 Boulevard High Point has graduated at Lackland fab tex., from the . Air Force Security policeman course conducted by the air training command. Quick who was trained in Security and Law enforcement is being assigned to Travis fab. Calif., for duty with a unit of the military Airlift command. Quick attended High Point Central High school Guilford technical Institute and Davidson county Community College. Pfc Curtis e. Wilson son of or. And mrs. Curtis w Ilson of 1019 Meadowbrook blvd. High Point has completed the aviation structural Mechanic school. Service lists farming plans Raleigh a the crop reporting service says North Carolina Farmers intend to Plant More tobacco Corn and sorghum this year. About the same amount of peanuts and slightly less Cotton. Oats and Barley. The service said a Survey of Farmers intentions indicated growers plan to Plant about 6 per cent More tobacco and 13 per cent More Corn pre season Sale on a air conditioners buy now first payment due june 1. Thoro writ to o finance Chorizo Tor Tho deform pork with Tho exception of Whirlpool saws 19,000 Btu 230 Volt air conditioner during Lowe s great pro season air conditioning Sale you can got this Whirlpool room air conditioner Tor $40 under the regular Price and it has the sleek Good looks and top notch performance that you insist on. Features 4-Way sir direction control. 3-Speed fan. Super Flo exhaust. And adjustable thermostat. #50022 regular $299.81 save $40. Whirlpool 6,000 Btu 50014, Reg. $159.91 now $139.91 $ 81 14.7 cd. It. 515 Pound Chest Freezer Reg. $219.76 save $30. Save $30.00 and lots of running Back and Forth to the grocery store with this big Chest Freezer you can shop ahead and freeze food until you need it a in fact you can prepare your meals in Advance and freeze them too. What a work Saver features safety lid. Fibreglass Walls. Adjustable temperature control. And Basket. #50807. Lowers Low Price 189 76 Over 90% solid state 19 Inch Diagonal table Model Chroma color to with this 90% solid state color television. Zenith gives you a big family sized picture in a compact sized Cabinet. This 19 Inch Diagonal set also features the new advanced Chroma color picture tube. Titan 101 Chassis. Customized tuning. Solid state video Range tuning system. And automatic tint guard. #54768. Lowers Low Price 338 93 Whirlpool permanent press Washer Reg. $199.74 save $20. 179 74 fort Point fits into 2 it. Of space. Features Normal Short and permanent press cycles for All fabric weights. Cool Down for permanent press selections. Magic mix filter. Super Surg Viator agitator. Power Spray end agitated deep rinse. Pump guard. And 3-Point suspension. #51323. 15.7 cubic it. No Frost refrigerator Freezer with automatic ice maker $319.86 just 30�?T a a a wide and 64&Quot High this compact top Freezer Model is built to fit into most kitchens yet provide Over 15�?T cd. It. Of storage room. It won t allow Frost to build up in either Freezer or fresh food sections also features easy release ice trays. Twin vegetable crisper. Portable egg tray. #53530. In a it Czi 21 Inch Diagonal 100% solid state color console Reg. $319.86 save $40. 27986 12 Inch Diagonal Black amp White personal portable Lowers Low Price Roa introduces the smaller color console with All the features you expect in the larger sizes choose either Early american or Mediterranean styling in a console that won t crowd your other furniture. Both feature the Black matrix picture tube and 100% solid state Chassis. #54651,2. 74 88 2 Reg. $538.76 save $50. 488�?� f a television set that can go anywhere you do the Black amp White to table by general electric it so Light you can carry it around with you a wherever you want it. Its easy carrying handle end telescoping Eylenne add to its convenience. #54456, save Cas Call us 885-2101 free delivery scvt&h4 t4 cleaners launderers 1670 Inrush til. Ms-7101 t Tut Fml not permanent press dryer with automatic termination never Over or under dry clothes again this hotpoint dryer takes All the Guesswork out of proper drying time it bes automatic Sensi Dri cycles for permanent press or regular fabrics enamel finish on top and drum. #51418. Req. He 71 save $30. 138 76 a Toft Oil five Speed 18 Pound permanent press Washer this is the Quot lady executive Quot designed to lighten your work Load As much As possible. It features a special rapid Wash hand Wash system. Automatic soak amp Wash. Automatic second rinse option. And big id la capacity. #51160 93 flu Tyz mint portable dishwasher Rolls where needed now converts to built in later the utmost convenience in a dishwasher a it Rolls on wheals to wherever you need it most of you prefer a built in you can quickly convert it later on has 3 level Wash action. Automatic dual detergent dispenser. And Saif cleaning water circulation filter #51020. Reg $299 93 save so 239 Reg. $219.99 save $20 198 86 j Fulp in a 30 Inch Range with clean look oven this Range has All tha features you could ask for. A decorative patterned oven door window. Porous Ceramic oven liner. One hour reminder timer. Delay Cook and timed cooking clocks. Infinite heat surface unit controls. 52830. Reg. 23172 j72 save $29 modern1 maid Eft c to sub unix controls. 213 Glass top 30 Inch slide in Range the modern Good looks and space age design of this Range will bowl you Over he All Glass top keeps on gleaming Tor years. Also features a slanted Glass instrument panel. Closed door smokeless Broil. Litt up Chrome top. And Parma Coil Cooktop elements. #52513. Reg. $402.72 save $39. 36472 die to recent response there has Reenes to abolished a Gerald e. Sechrest or. Memorial fund make Hecks payable to Gerald i. Sechrest memorial Lund mail to Friendly Baptist Church 420 new St. High Point 27260 Vum a tot Xxiii 9.5 cubic it. Refrigerator 149�?o #53501. Hut xxx int 11.8 cubic it. Upright Freezer 179�4 #50627. A v in tort faint 21.8 cd. It. Ice a door refrigerator Reo. $939 14 save so. 508 #63573. A of Eshi Complete stereo component system Reg 9219 79 save $40 17878 Fisher 100 Watt am pm pm stereo receiver Reg. $319.74 save 950. 674 269 54256 Don t forget Lowe s warehouse Sale thursday Friday amp saturday Gibbs 8-track car tape player $2794 #55121. Free Lowe s Energy conservation guide when you visit your Lowe s store. Lowe s of High Point located at Prospect St. Interchange and 1-85 open monday thru thursday 8 a m to 5 30 p m Friday 8 a m to 9 p m a saturday 8 a m to 4 p m Louie a i i

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