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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 20, 1976, High Point, North Carolina He s going to the people Reagan is under pressure to quit by Phil Speaks Enterprise staff writer Lexington Ronald Reagan breezed through town Friday beating political Bushes in an Effort to scare up some votes for tuesdays primaries. After losses to president Gerald Ford in new Hampshire Massachusetts Florida and Illinois Regan appeared to be on the defensive in rejecting Calls for him to drop out of the race. He told a crowd of about 500 that he has been approached Over the last week by a group of mayors and even North Carolinas governor to withdraw from the race. A everyone is saying i should fold my tent and steal away a Reagan said. A this morning your governor said i should quit for the Good of the but Reagan said that he would continue his race for the White House Down to the last primary and beyond. Only one ninth of the delegates to the National convention was selected in three of the five states where primaries have been held so far Reagan said. Dropping the Campaign Reagan said would be like quitting in the Ball game which is in the initial stages with the score very close. Most of the states do not have presidential preferential primaries Reagan said and in those that do not Quot my supporters outnumber Fords by 85 to 15.�?� Quot i have decided i am going to take my Case to the people and in a going to listen to the people and not the politicians a Reagan said. Reagan was evasive when asked by a Spectator whether there was any truth to the Rumor that his Campaign run into financial problems. The Campaign has not spent beyond its Means Reagan said. When the Money coming from the Federal government is considered Reagan said this Campaign organization has not gone into deficit spending he did not say however that his continuing support from contributors other than the Federal government is assured Reagan said that he definitely plans to replace Secretary of state Henry Kissinger if he is elected which prompted a round of applause from the crowd. He would not say that he definitely plans to keep any of Fords Cabinet. Those people who Are willing to sacrifice something to serve the government and not those who Are professional bureaucrats will be preferred Reagan said. As a running mate for the general election Reagan said he would stray from the conventional political Wisdom of selecting a Man of be Reagan on 10a Reagan crowd enthusiastic Long reach 1 Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan preaches Down from his speaking platform at a shopping Mote rally in Lexington Friday to shake hands with limbers of the crowd. Reagan is hitting Large and sir fall cities in his drive for votes in the March 23 North Carolina primary. \ a a wire photo by Don Wrenn Enterprise staff writer Asheboro vowing he would not keep Secretary of state Henry Kissinger that he would not give up the Panama canal and he would not seek peace through appeasement but through strength Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan brought his Campaign to Asheboro Friday night to a Small but enthusiastic crowd Reagan s appearance in est improvements sought by employers a group of High Point area employers is working with the local employment Security commission office to develop recommendations aimed at improving the Quality of est services to employers. The group is taking part in a new employer services improvement program Esip sponsored by the chamber of Commerce and conducted by the local est Agency. The project which got underway in High Point during the past few Days is one of four Esip programs in North Carolina and one of about too across the nation. Similar programs Are being carried out in Greensboro Charlotte and Williamston in North Carolina the Esip project Calls for participation by a Cross Section of employers within the area. The employers Are expected to express their recommendations for improvement of the Quality of est services. Comments by employers will be handed to a task Force of est workers who will prepare a reply to employer recommendations. The reply together with specific directives for up grading services will be reviewed May 26 by the employers and the est task Force. The project received Praise from j. W. Mcguinn chamber of Commerce president who said the Escus efforts Are a commendable in that a state Agency is encouraging employers to suggest ways in which est services might be Mcguinn said the chamber of Commerce welcomes the Agency s a willingness to be More est officials expect to implement the suggestions brought out in the plan to be presented next month once it receives approval. Local Man is robbed woman Cut beaten. One Man was the victim of Quot a Stro Garm robbery in High a Flint last night while a Oman suffered cutting and rating according to police James Randall Mabe of 212 f Randall St. Told police he was Quot about to enter fullers grocery on Brentwood St. When he was approached by two Black males. The two asked him for 20 tibents and when he replied that be did t have any Money Mabe said both of the men grabbed him took i Wallet containing about $190 and fled toward the Railroad tracks on Kivett drive Mabe told police he tried to pursue the men but was unable to catch them. T police answered a Call at 18-d Tate St., the residence of Mary Vir Huff but when the arrived they found the building empty. Officers haad however they found the Hoase was ransacked with b Ood stains in one room Huff was found later at by Fiji a Grimes ave officers a said she had cuts around her face neck and left shoulder. She told police that she had several people at her App Alment and an argument i broke out Between two of the guests is. Huff stated that Haflich Point Enterprise. Fun Luhti every afternoon a sunday morning in Jade be Noe it newspaper Publ hed by the he com Point Enterprise canc / 710 Church Avenue a v. High Point. N c 2771 i member of the associated a it a press rates by mail payable in and she pulled a knife As a warning to the two. But that the Man seized the knife Cut her and kicked her about the head. She was treated and released at the emergency room of High Point memorial Hospital someone gained entry to the 804 Willis St. Residence of Daisy Rebecca Cox by prying open the front door police said. Is Cox reported that a television Worth $250 was taken. Joseph a Limmerman of Liberty reported that a citizen s band radio valued at $189 was taken from his car while it was parked at a restaurant in West end last night another citizens band radio was taken from a car belonging to John p Ferebee while it was parked outside his room at Howard Johnson a Motel on Brentwood Street. A citizen s band radio valued at $149 was taken from a car belonging to Conny Lee children of Thomasville while it was parked near a movie theater. Two bicycles were reported stolen by mrs. James Philyaw of 320 Woodbrook or. Police arrested Douglas Edwin Ridge 20, of 1221 Carolina St., on charge of simple Possession of marijuana Donald Louis Bullock 34, of 2012 Divette or. On charge of failure to comply and Ernest Campbell 31. Of 109 Oakwood it. On charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Jamestown Jaycees to install chiefly and sunday vane i or t to 3 to i to Munday Only i of ski 00 Sio so s3 so Sii Josi to m is is so Flat Carrier Quot Vivily Sio Mommy s3 50 or i of mini subscription in n c subject to 4% tax. Isse Toca ass Cittad press is entitled to the urn for reproduction of an local news Infin we let newspaper As wan As All Quot a is dispatches Edes Mound class matter at the a Irist Oft a i High Point n c under a act of March 3, he a i i second class postage paid at we High Point n c us carriers coolers and distributors it Penden contractors and the f Loir Voino Enterprise inc is not 4 fest not Toie for Advance subscription Malta to them or their i trives for Home delivery rate your local Carrier. Wow Primith company Rte song representatives in Jamestown Benny Farmer a Jamestown attorney will be installed Early next month As president of the Jamestown Jaycees. Members of the civic organization recently elected Farmer to replace or Ronald r Ray Beshears who is now serving As president. A resident of Forestdale drive Farmer is serving on the organizations Board of directors this year. He has been a Leader in the Jaycee program to provide recreational opportunities for Young people. Gene Myrick of Worth Street in High Point was elected As vice president to replace Don Baker. Myrick was the 1976 Winner of the Jamestown Jaycee distinguished service award and is co owner of the Brentwood Barber shop. He is a past director and is Active in the recreation program Randolph county failed to bring out the usual Republican crowd but he Drew numerous hefty cheers and applause As he promised to let Kissinger go and when he promised he would not give up the Panama canal or recognize Cuba until that country brought its mercenaries Home from Angola. He said he would Deal with Russia Only through strength and he would not let the United states remain second in personal liberties fading a the fathers of this nation began an Experiment 200 years ago and it is up to us to see that the Experiment does not fail a members of the High Point kiwanis club were told Friday. Speaking on the subject a when Freedom Dies in its sleep a Fred Stevenson regional sales manager of the Cadillac division of general motors warned that personal Liberty May be lost in Many ways and the most Subtle loss is that which creeps up in sleep. Stevenson quoted Thomas Jefferson who said in his first inaugural address a that government governs Best which governs least a and went on to observe that Jefferson would be aghast at the Way in which society has been re shaped and governmental control increased within the last two centuries a we who agree with Jefferson have an obligation to speak he added. The expansion of government regulations within the last to years has been the greatest of any period in the history of the nation with the exception of the first few Days of the new Deal. Government regulation has become an Avalanche which threatens to Bury private business. Pointing to our system of mass transportation through motor vehicles the speaker noted that the question is not a Are we going to have change a but a who is going to direct that change a he concluded that change is better directed by the leaders of Industry who seek the practical goal of meeting customer demands than by the leaders of government who seek to Force on the Public what they think the Public needs. Resident naturalized Mourad Ahmed Al Verdi of High Point was one of 33 citizens who took the oath of citizenship in Greensboro Mourad Ahmed Al Verdi of High Point formerly of Palestine Lebannon was one of 33 foreign born residents who took the oath of citizenship Friday in Greensboro. The naturalization ceremony took place in u. S. Middle District court and the oath was administered by chief judge Eugene a. Gordon. Another area resident Miura Brown of Kernersville formerly of Japan took the naturalization oath. Strength to anyone. Reagan said the United states already had one item in its military inventory which the russians a were climbing the Wall Over the cruise missile which could restore the balance of Power. A they the russians know it will be years before they can come up with anything like this a he declared. He said he hoped Kissinger would not bargain away this one item in the Salt ii talks. The former California governor said he was not interested in an arms race but he was determined to keep this nation the worlds strongest Power which he says is the Only Way to Deal with the russians who a obviously done to believe the american people have the will to for elderly citizens concerned Over cuts or loss of their social Security Check is Reagan said he had been misquoted. He said he be Crown on 3a High Point Enterprise saturday afternoon March 20, 1976 Page 2a gov. Holshouser Speaks at groundbreaking for Bridge photo by of is Petree Republican administration hailed at groundbreaking by Don Wrenn Enterprise staff writer Randleman a despite of a few mix including the wrong Man introducing gov. James Holshouser Randleman a groundbreaking ceremonies at the site of the old deep River Bridge was held Friday before a Large crowd on . 220 at the Bridge in the heart of the City. The nonpartisan affair turned into a partisan matter however when it came time for secondary roads Council chairman obie Budd to speak. The Siler City mayor said Randolph has never had it so Good As it has under the republicans and particularly the Holshouser administration. Budd said by the end of this year Randolph county should have less than 500 Miles of unpaved roads As compared to 1952 when it had 550 Miles of unpaved roads. He said a there have been More unkept promises to the people of Randolph county by past administrations in Raleigh than there Are candidates for lieutenant governor in the democratic primary. A i can look you in the Eye today and say that Randolph county is for the first time Ever getting its fair share of Highway funds and projects. Last year we alone cleared and graded ready for paving 23.6 Miles of secondary roads in addition to the Many school bus route safety projects. Quot in 1972 we had More than 2,000 Homes in Randolph county on old Rural and residential roads which received no state maintenance whatsoever and some of these old roads had As Many As 77 Homes per mile yet these people were left to plod through the mud and dust. They had been denied school bus and mail routes because they were not even on the state system. The secondary roads chairman continued a we scrapped the negative approach of our Predes sors and replaced their feeble excuses for neglect with a cooperative helping hand. This change began in 1973 and is continuing to this Day. In the last three months alone we have added 735 Homes in Randolph county to our maintenance system. This is not just happening in Randolph it is happening All Over North Carolina under a uniform statewide policy groundbreaking ceremony to be held at evergreens Greensboro ground will be broken april 8 for the new evergreens inc., rest Home facility in High Point according to James Blanchard administrator of the facility. Blanchard said the groundbreaking ceremony will be conducted at 2 . At the site located off Greensboro Road across from the presbyterian Home Complex. Breaking of ground for con task Force to hear or. Dingo Greensboro members of Guilford county a water Quantity study task Force will hear or. Carl Dinga author of the report which led to establishment of the new task Force at their meeting thursday. Assistant planning director or. Douglas Carroll said Dinga will give a slide presentation on the study which showed the county a need for additional supplies of water in years to come. In other activity during the meeting at 7 30 . At the courthouse or. Paul Lutz will discuss a possible source of water that could be available to Guilford county. Although officials declined to pin Point the source studies have looked at several Rivers actually located outside the boundaries of Guilford county As potential sources of water. Streams which have been mentioned include the Yadkin Haw and Mayo Rivers although the Haw River is not a Large Stream in this area. Guilford county itself does not have a single major Stream for use As a water source. All the water now used by the cities and towns Here comes from watersheds located in the county. Commissioner Bert Hall is chairman of the task Force which includes representatives from various communities and from a number of civic and business groups. Striction of the 120-bed facility will follow awarding of contracts by the Board of commissioners a few Days ago commissioners awarded contracts totalling $1,806,766, a figure which includes provision for a new adult Day care Center in addition to the Basic facility. General contractor for the project is the . Stewart and son inc., of High Point Blanchard said the present Greensboro facility is fully accredited by the term care Council of the joint commission on accreditation of hospitals and that it offers first Quality care a practice which will be continued when the new building is opened in High Point. The High Point facility is one of two new evergreens inc., structures being built with a $8 million Bond program approved by voters. The Overall Cost of the entire project is expected to be $7.5 million. Details of the groundbreaking ceremony will be announced in a few Days Blanchard said. High pointers bound Over Harold Smith 25, of route 2 waived preliminary hearings thursday on several felony charges and was bound Over to Superior court for trial by District court judge Elreta Alexander. Smith is charged with breaking and entering larceny and receiving at pm sales corp. On Cecil place Jan. 16 one count of uttering a forged Check and two counts of forgery. Also thursday Robert Lee Young 33, of e. College drive was bound Over to Superior court after judge Alexander found probable cause on a charge he broke into a motor vehicle March 2. Which is Blind to Region and Blind to gov. Holshouser spoke briefly to the gathering in sunny surroundings and said he was very Happy to see the dangerous Bridge replaced. He labelled it As a one of the most dangerous spots in the North Carolina Highway system. He noted the new Bridge will Cost $868,000 to build and will have a 52-foot Roadway with five foot sidewalks on both sides. The existing Structure is 313 feet Long and has a 20-foot Roadway Width. Contracts have been awarded to John h. Brinkley inc. Of Thomasville. Completion Date is oct. 1977. The governor had been scheduled to be introduced by Richard Pugh a Randolph county commissioner and a member of the state dept of natural and economic resources. However Jake Alexander chairman of the state dept of transportation after he finished his Short talk immediately led into the governors introduction. Alexander in his talk praised the governor As a a Young Man with a vision who made promises based on need not on Randleman mayor Ralph Trogdon presided Over the ceremonies which concluded with a shovelling of dirt on the Bank of the deep River. 1 music for the ceremonies was provided by members of the Randleman High school band under the direction of miss Anne Shipwash. Correction an error was made March la in copying arrests from the High Point police dept arrest log. That Days police Story in the Enterprise reported that Alice Mae Pearson 28, of Tomlinson Street was arrested for larceny after breaking and entering when in fact the charge was a minor traffic violation involving a Safe movement. F 4 i

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