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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 24, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 16c High Point Enterprise sunday March 24,1974 expo 1974 is replacing a City s slums with a waterfront Park by Steve Weiner associated press writer Spokane Wash a can the smallest City Ever sanctioned to hold a world s fair really pull it off this City of 200.000 is giving it the All american try. And thirds look Good for expo 74, the theme being worldwide Energy and environmental conservation. Ironically one of the impediments to the Success of the fair May be fuel and gasoline shortages but the fairs promoters think even those dire events can be surmounted Peter Spurney expo general manager and a mechanical Engineer by Trade is the Man who is putting it together. His problem How to let americans know it is on schedule to open on May 14. The fair ends nov. 3. Quot it s a sad commentary on our nation if we can t get to Gether for our 200th anniversary Quot Spurney said. Quot what we re trying to do Here in Spokane is say a look America Here we Are with a worlds Quot it s a Celebration of How we can solve some problems the beginning of our Bicentennial Era. Let s look where we be been and where we re going and Start pulling on the same rope. Quot on stage Are exhibits from Japan Taiwan Korea Canada Mexico Australia Iran West Germany Montana Idaho and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. When the 180-Day stand is Over Spokane will have Given itself a major slum clearance project As a 100th birthday present. Most pavilions Are going up in a decayed Section of the City. Mayor David Rogers is ecstatic. Quot so Many things that Are happening now either would never have happened or would not have happened to the degree they Are now being developed without expo. Quot expo gave us a certain degree of political clout and influence. Without expo we could not have opened up our River. We will have about the greatest City Center a person could dream of. Our Central business District and City heart is being saved from a if expo had failed Quot contends Spurney a a Spokane would have these Days lower prices Are so unheard of we came up with our own word for it in of lation with soaring prices rising costs shortages and inflation All around lots of people think a everything has gone Way up in that just Isnit True at Lowers. This Page shows some verified examples of How Lowers Low prices have created inflation. We can to say that everything we sell has gone Down in Price. But we re using our 109-store buying Power every working Day to increase your buying Power. For proof Lowers profit after taxes last year was less than per Dollar of sales less than the sales tax in Many places. So if you re tired of High prices try Lowers inflation prices. Newspaper. A a Evvi 1960 i Lulu in in mus my a Lowe s can help you unt Lale your air conditioning Dollar Loo this 3 200 Btu room air conditioner sold Tor s127 50 in 1960 but today the 4 too Btu Model is priced at Only s89 93 i Throp Jurat 4.000 Btu room air conditioner a thermostat hotpot no s Porta Coli gives you 4 too Btu s of portable Cooling Power. Light and compact. Has 6-position thermostat. Top air discharge. Tilt out tilter. 50150 $ 89 93 newspaper and. Jan 1963 in 1963, this 13 cubic to. Refrigerator Leerer at $264 86 Cost $20 38 per cubic it. 11 years later Here s a new hotpoint for just s17.18 per cubic to Quality from hotpoint a value from Lowe s. It a i -. A is. To a to Texo Lavt 15.7 cd. It. No Frost refrigerator Freezer for Only $5 More than the 1963 Model you get a 129 5 to Freezer she out meat keeper. Twin vegetable crisper. Covered Butler and cheese keeper. Cushioned egg Racks. .#53530. $ 269 86 consumer information newspaper and. May 1960 when the Brand name retailer of the year can sell you a name Brand a a Drill 14 years later for 36% less Money that s verified inflation at Lowe s. Ski shop by St Flea Inch electric Drill the Price is lower but the Quality is higher than Ever and it s a great Way to Start or add to your Home workshop. Features cast aluminium housing. 2000 rpm Forward Speed. 2 i amp motor. #91708. $8 88 Lowe s Catalon 1964 of a sold a 5 horsepower 24 Inch Riding Mower for $219 88 in 1964. Then How can we Tell a 7 horsepower Model Tor Only $199.00 now in elation a a a 7 horsepower 24 Inch Riding Mower Why walk and mow when you can ride for less than Ever before1 this Model features 24&Quot Cut. 7 h p. Briggs engine. Differential. Blase clutch. And parking Brake. �?�95168. 199 of newspaper and. March 1963 Delavan years ago. This Lowa a Lawn Mower had 3 horsepower. Today Mower has 3w. The 1963 Model had a 20&Quot Cut. Today has 22the pries exactly the same t w x % Greenacres self propelled 3.5. H p. 22&Quot Cut Power Mower this self propelled Mower realty zips through your Lawn chores. Features a 22&Quot Cut. 3w h p Briggs engine. Positive Cham drive with Quick release on the handle #95152. 89 97 newspaper and. Sept 1951 newspaper and. Sept. 1956 ii it 9 Lowe s in elation strikes again in 195$. We sold this storm screen door for $27.50. Now�?16 years later Here s one that will do the Sam Job Tor $21.88. A 20% savings a prices slightly higher in states requiring safety Glass. Raa 28&Quot x 6 8&Quot touchdown storm screen door this door will pay for itself in fuel savings the moveable class can be positioned for ventilation or insulation and ifs Carefree never needs painting. Never rusts pre Hunt All hardware included. #11152 installation available Lowe s is doing More than lust talking about cutting prices. We re doing it a storm window which sold Tor $13.50 in 1958 is now priced at Only $10.88 or opt All seasons triple track storm windows these windows Are completely interlocked at the meeting rail Lams. And Sill to give perfect insulation. And you have fingertip control for seasonal changes. Many sizes available. ,88 newspaper and. Oct. 1983 lots of folks talk about lower prices but Lowe s really has them in 1963, a sold our floor Dack enamel for $4 95. Now 11 years later it s priced at Only $4 49. Ass at ft9 Enterprise porch and deck floor enamel ones quickly to an extra Glossy extra Tough finish for Wood Concrete or linoleum. Inside and out resists temperature changes and years of heavy traffic. 48236 $4 49 gallon Lowe s Catalon 1968 Lowe s really slashes High prices in 1968, a sold indoor outdoor carpet Tor $5.40 a. Cd. But today Armstrong s indoor outdoor carpal is priced at Only $1.8$ m. In i up Shes Armstrong Quot Ensign Quot 12 it. Wide indoor outdoor carpet Ensign s decorating possibilities Are limited Only by your imagination its durability makes it a great Choice for traffic areas. Its moisture resistance is Ideal for Baths or patios. #15841-2. 1 88 sayd. Tabloid april we at Lowe s prices have dropped even the last 2 years when inflation has gone wild Many other places. This 6-Light chandelier in now priced at $5 less than in 1972. 6-Light Spanish chandelier our 6-Llght Spanish style chandelier has lost none of its elegance Over the years. It still has Crystal prisms. 40 Watt candelabra lamps ,. Bronze finish. All the grandeur of old world spam. #74813. 39 77 newspaper and. Sept. 1960 installation available newspaper and. March 1957 in Glass tit is act Osmet thu him a a Quot More in elation at Lowe a in 1960 we sold Pine Louvere doors for $20 45. Today you can buy a Pine Louvere door the same size with folding convenience for just $19.16 another example of How Lowe a saves you Money 17 years ago this tub enclosure Cost you $37.50. Now a tempered Glass enclosure costs you Only $29.11. That s in elation i n y St i 2�?T6�?T�?� x 6 8�?� two panel folding louver door you can have the Beauty of these two panel folding doors now for less than they would have Cost you 14 years ago. These space savers Are 1 1/8&Quot thick come ready to finish. #10536. Installation available tempered Glass tub Shower enclosure the tempered Glass in this Shower enclosure is much More resistant to Impact than Standard Glass for greater bathroom safety. Comes with two Towel bars. #26749 is installation available i88 Lowers Low prices. More necessary now than Ever r Lowe s of High Point located at Prospect St. Interchange and 1-85 open a monday thru thursday 8 . To 5 30 . Friday 8 . To 9 . A saturday 8 . To 4 . Phone 885-8031 lotto a is j

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