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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 3, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Weather Clearing cooler Mort data on Page 3-a 88th year a no. 124 the High Point Enterprise High Point n. A wednesday afternoon May 3, 1972 68 pages Call us circulation .1121719 classified ads .us-2177 All Othor departments us-2k1 daily 10c, sunday 25c i for answers to questions or help with a problem Call or write action line in care of Tho Enterprise. Every request is considered but please understand that the volume makes it impossible to answer or even acknowledge every enough Green o. This is in reference to the North main Lexington Avenue intersection. When will the City engineers allow More Green Light time for North main than it does for Lexington Avenue it is just common sense. Thank you. A. The present time Cycle gives 60 seconds for North main traffic 40 seconds for Lexington Avenue including the left turn time which was reactivated due to popular demand. Those who drive Lexington More than main probably feel they Are cheats in the time allotment. Widening of Lex Nigton is under study even the alternative of omitting All left tums has been considered. It s Copper sulfite q. Last your you ran an article in action Lino about something you could get from Greensboro to put in your Pond and an address Over there where you could take a Sample and they would Tell you what to use. I was wondering what this address is. M. C. A. The county Extension office says Copper sulfite is used sometimes to kill certain types of algae. The soil conservation service might be Able to help you on the water analysis As they work with biologists of the wildlife commission. Henry Robertson Heads the District office of the soil conservationists which is located in the agricultural Center on the old Burlington Road. Christmas Flower o. I have a Christmas Poinsettia that has just now finished Blooming. How can i keep this Over until next year thank you. A. Keep it in a Light airy spot away from direct heat or sunlight. Instead of daily watering watch the soil and add Only when dried out or you can set the pot in moist Sand or charcoal. Around july you can report it and when signs of life appear after dormancy Start weekly doses of Plant food. If the Plant stems Are too Leggy you can prune Back a and Start new plants from the cuttings. The Cut stems will turn Brown on the top few inches but new growth will sprout from the lower end. Poinsettias Are poisonous being a member of the Spurge family which includes the Castor bean. The caustic juices of the Plant can inflame tissues of the eyes or digestive tract and can cause skin Burns. A a owner is notified q. There Ere some old outside toilets Over Here on a Street end there is else in old cinder Block House beside our property with the windows broken out with e lot of used furniture etc., in it. There Ere lots of children Ever Here end i do Hope thet e child will not Ecci Dentelle get locked in in old refrigerator sometime while playing hide end seek. I Hove reported this to the building inspector Over e year ego end since then Elso. Or. End mrs. C. W. A. The owners of this property have been notified that they Are to appear for a hearing to establish a finding of fact in the office of the building inspector to determine the necessary repairs and other code compliance and when they will be made reports building inspector Freeman Hill. A a a redskins amp the q. Does in Indian living on e reservation Hove to Pey texts of he went in business for himself end he employed people would to Hove to Pey texts on Tho business end on the employees who Ere Ell indians end living on the reservation then you. . A. Indians pay taxes like anyone else says a Federal tax official. As far As state taxes go a general statute exempts from the n. C. Sales taxes sales by merchants on the Cherokee Indian reservation when such merchants Are authorized to do business on the reservation mid Are paying the tribal Gross receipts Levy to the tribal Council. Otherwise. Tom corns . Revenue official says he Isnit aware of any other Relief from taxes by virtue of the fact they Are indians and living on a reservation. Re action q. I would like to Contact the person who inquired about the nurses aide Job on the 13th. She ran Call 882-1375 before 2 . Or after la . At Light. Thank you. Anon. Sound off q. We have a wheelchair basketball team coming to High Point to play a Benefit game on May 6, the proceeds going to the crippled children a Hospital by Way of the High Point shrine. One team will be from High Point and the other from Charlotte. We would like action line to Send out a request for some cheerleaders As both of these teams Are composed of disabled veterans and it would surely make them feel Welcome in our City. Please Call Margaret Stephenson 431-1096.gop invited to gather in Miami Miami Beach Fla. A the City Council today invited republicans to hold their 1972 National convention in Miami Beach but urged the Federal government to provide an elite 1,000-member a peace before the 4-3 vote the Council rejected a motion to condition the invitation on the Federal government providing the peace keeping Force composed of members of the armed forces on special duty. The bid which could be crucial to the possibility that republicans will switch their meetings from san Diego calif., commits the City to provide rent free use of convention Center for aug. 21-24. Construction and financial problems have beset plans to hold the convention in san Diego. Vice mayor Robert s. Goodman a cosponsor of the peace corps proposal said his request gained the full backing of Derris Leonard head of the Federal Law enforcement assistance administration Only minutes before the Council meeting began. The convention peace corps would be drawn from a qualified men and women rigidly selected from the armed forces said Goodman and would serve under the Miami Beach police department and be financed by the Federal government. It would be on duty from about july i through aug. 31. A two month Span covering the dates of both conventions and the interval. Goodman said. A poll of members of the City Council late tuesday showed two in favor of bidding for the cop meeting one firmly against three conditionally against and one undecided. The Republican National committee meets in Washington Friday and saturday to determine whether the party a convention should be moved to Miami Beach from san Diego where the republicans have encountered financial and space problems.24 killed in Silver mine fire. Kellogg Idaho a at least 24 miners died and 58 were unaccounted for today in the nations richest Silver mine after fire swept through mineshaft More than a half a mile underground an official of the Sunshine mining co. Said. Marvin c. Chase vice president and general manager of the mine said he had no idea of the location of the 58 men who were unaccounted for. Earlier reports said 77 men were missing. Shoshone county sheriff Lou Gardner said 19 bodies were being brought to the surface in addition to the five which mine officials said were removed from the murky shafts tuesday. The fire was believed to have broken out among timbers Between the 3,400-and 3,700-foot Levels of the Sunshine mining co. Operation in this Mineral Rich area of Northern Idaho. More than too men escaped. Families and co workers of miners reported missing huddled Over warming stoves on the surface while Rescue Crews sealed off shafts they had checked but found empty. About too Rescue personnel were charting areas sealed behind bulkheads to keep flames from spreading into new portion of the mine. The rescuers also were working their Way into other smoke filled shafts As they tried to locate the missing miners. Idaho gov. Cecil d. Andrus said in Boise that state authorities will seek As soon As possible to determine the cause of what he said May be Idaho s worst mine disaster. Some too members of the families of the missing men gathered at the Concrete faced mine after the fire broke out late tuesday morning then at the Behest of mine officials started a Long wait in a nearby mine warehouse. As darkness fell mine work lights illuminated the Entrance to the Shaft and a corrugated Iron Structure housing the mines hoist machinery. Mine officials would not say whether they knew the location of the missing men in the labyrinth of tunnels that extend 5, too feet into the Earth. Ohio count incomplete Humphrey holds Small Edge in two primaries by Carl p. Leubsdorf a political writer sen. Hubert h. Humphrey a slim Victor Over Alabama gov. George c. Wallace in the Indiana democratic primary Clung to a narrowing Lead Over sen. George s. Mcgovern in Ohio today As the tightest 1972 primary headed toward a photo finish. Returns from Cuya hoga county Cleveland where a massive primary Day snarl complicated both the balloting and the counting began to Cut into the already thin Humphrey Lead for the states 38 at Large delegates to the democratic National convention. In addition the Cuya hoga county balloting faced a possible court Challenge. Even if Humphreys statewide Lead held up Mcgovern was running strongly enough around the state to win a significant share of the 153 Ohio delegates. At mid morning with the bulk of the Cuya hoga vote yet to be tabulated and Only one third of the Hamilton county Cine in a a t in vote counted before weary election officials went Home until tonight Humphrey led for 8g delegates including a 13,500-vote margin for the at Large delegates Mcgovern for 50. The Cuya hoga returns usually about 25 per cent of the state s democratic vote total changes in Fri expected Hoover s body put on View in Capitol by Tom Seppy associated press writer Washington a the nations officials gathered in the Capitol today to pay tribute to j. Edgar Hoover head of the Fri for nearly 48 years As his body went on Public View. Members of Congress the supreme court and the Cabinet assembled in the buildings huge Rotunda As the casket was carried at slow funeral Pace by nine servicemen and policemen to the same cat Falque that bore the body of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. President Nixon was one of the few major Federal officials not in the Rotunda. Meanwhile there appeared to be Little doubt that no matter who is named by Nixon to replace the 77-year-old Hoover found dead in his Home tuesday morning there will be an epochal change in the Fri which Hoover ruled with an Iron hand and folded in his own image. The body was to remain on Public View until 9 30 a m. Thursday. The officials were present for a Brief memorial service including a Eulogy by chief Justice Warren e. Burger and prayers by the House and Senate chaplains. President Nixon will deliver the Eulogy at the funeral service at the National presbyterian Church the one Hoover attended at la a in. Thursday. Burial will be in congressional cemetery in the nations capital hoovers lifelong Home. His Only survivors Are nieces and nephews. Hoover whose body was found beside his bed died of natural causes. His death was attributed to a hypertensive cardiovascular disease a an ailment linked to High blood pressure although the immediate cause might have been a heart attack. Clyde a. Tolson 72. Hoovers longtime Friend and no. 2 Man in the Bureau was named immediately to take charge. Nixon was to name an acting director today most Likely a Justice department attorney but not hoovers permanent successor. Nixon speaking at the White House tuesday said every american owes Hoover a a great debt for building the Fri into the finest Law enforcement organization in the entire the president ordered flags at All Public buildings and installations lowered to half staff. Tribute to Hoover who served eight presidents and 16 attorneys general poured in from Friend and foe after his death. Most praised him As a Man of Honor courage integrity and love of country. A no individual in the history of this nation contributed More to the great causes of Liberty under Law and americanism a see Hoover s on 2-a Flag flies at half staff Over . Capitol in hoovers Honor a wire photo enemy six Miles from Hue massive air strikes staged by George Esper associated press writer Saigon a North vietnamese troops attacked within six Miles of Hue today after seizing a fire base North of the old Imperial capital. Other enemy forces captured the last South vietnamese stronghold in the Northern part of coastal Binh Dinh province. A massive . Air Armada of air Force Navy and Marine planes made hundreds of strikes against North vietnamese positions in South Vietnam but again showed no immediate signs of turning the tide. In the heaviest raids in More than four years . Fighter bombers flew 618 strikes in All four military regions of South Vietnam about two thirds of them in the northernmost provinces of Quang Tri and thua Tenien in efforts to forestall an attack on Hue. Following the debacle in Quang trill Gen. Hoang Xuan Lam commander in the northernmost military Region i is being replaced. Vietnamese marines abandoned fire base Nancy about 22 Miles North of Hue tuesday after a tank Battle. The marines fell Back to the my Chang River line the main defensive position about 20-25 Miles North of Hue. One Quarter of Hue s 200,000 population already has fled. Fearing a repeat of the 1968 tet offensive Slaughter in which communist troops seized and held most of the City for about a month and executed More than 3,000 residents. Landing zone English on the Central coast crumbled after two Days of Savage attacks that destroyed artillery and ammunition and inflicted heavy casualties on the South vietnamese defenders. The several Hundred remaining Saigon troops and their families withdrew under the cover of darkness and marched to the coast to ships that carried them to the provincial capital qui Nhon. The fall of English a regimental command Post completed a sweep of the province by the North vietnamese. They took three District towns earlier. It left the North vietnamese in control of 200,000 people one fifth of the population of Binh Dinh gave them a Rich Rice Harvest for their forces and established a springboard for further thrusts either to the North or South. A southward thrust would threaten qui Nhon South Vietnam a fourth largest City. A northward drive would aim for Quang Ngai City about 75 Miles South of Danang. Seemed Likely to Settle the close contest. Humphrey claimed the final results would show a a great Victory in Mcgovern scamp however was equally confident. A i think we have beat him a claimed Frank Mankiewicz the South Dakota senators National political director. He added that the primary proved Mcgovern can do Well in Industrial areas. A we have demonstrated that Humphrey does not own the Blue Collar vote a Mankiewicz said. There was one sure loser sen. Henry m. Jackson of Washington. A poor fourth after 22 weeks of stumping Ohio he said he would follow the course of sen. Edmund s. Muskie and Stop campaigning in primaries while remaining a presidential candidate. Humphrey and Mcgovern entered their Ohio efforts on appeals to Blue Collar workers that echoed Wallace in stressing the need for tax Reform. Mcgovern also sought to Cut into Humphreys Long time strength in Black areas. In Indiana Wallace himself was a major Issue. Humphrey fought off the alabamian a a Best Northern showing Ever to win 54 of the states 76 convention delegates. Wallace however picked up 22 delegates As he polled 42 per cent of the vote to 46 per cent for Humphrey and 12 per cent for Muskie. In Indiana we Allace himself was a major Issue. Humphrey fought off the alabamian s Northern showing Ever to win 55 of the state s 76 convention delegates. Wallace however picked up 21 delegates As he polled 41 per cent of the vote to 47 per cent for Humphrey and 12 per cent for Muskie. Returns from 4.405 of the states 4,490 precincts gave Humphrey 344,470 votes Wallace 306,061 and Muskie 85,400. The Alabama governor was also on his Way to a Home state rout of anti Wallace party loyalists who control the states democratic machinery. His backers won to races and led in 12 of 19 other Alabama primary contests. In the Alabama Senate primaries Veteran sen. John j. Sparkman led a six candidate democratic Field while former postmaster general Winton w. Bount led a Field of four Republican hopefuls. In the Day s fourth primary in the District of Columbia a slate of delegates committed to Walter e. Fauntroy the capital s elected representative in Congress led an uncommitted slate by a 2-1 margin in a contest shunned by the presidential contenders. President Nixon a backers swept through the four Republican primaries with Little opposition. In Ohio Humphrey jumped into a Small Lead soon after the polls closed and held it through the evening As District after District reported Only a few Hundred votes separating him from Mcgovern. Returns from 6,504 of the state s 12,648 polling places in the Battle for the states 38 at be Humphrey on 2-a Hue will be difficult to hold what s inside amusements 6d Bridge Ioc classified ads 6-1 id comics so crossword 12d editorials 4a financial 2a obituaries 4d sports my television a women s nows my weather 3a by Kenneth j. Freed associated press writer Washington a North Vietnam a drive below the demilitarized zone is expected to Climax at Hue in the next week or to Days and the South vietnamese will be hard put to hold the ancient City according to . Officials. Small groups of North vietnamese troops already Are moving toward firebase Birmingham and King just outside Hue and other larger elements Are reported preparing for attack the sources said. One military expert said elements of Hanoi a 304th division Are moving South to join other units along a very Good Road but it will probably be up to to Days before they Are ready to drive on Hue. The officials said a a plus for the enemy is that there is no defensible area Between Quang Tri and the perfume River which he said would make a Good defensive line is South of the City. A there is a real danger Hue could fall a one source said. On the other hand the officials said the North vietnamese have taken a pounding from . Air raids. A a they be obviously been Hurt a one source said adding that thousands of wounded enemy troops have been seen being evacuated North. There has been maximum use of american air Power a military source said a and the strikes have been he added that the weather is expected to be Good for the future. Which is a plus for the Southern forces. In discussing mondays loss of Quang Tri City the first provincial capital to fall to Hanoi a troops officials said there have been conflicting intelligence reports. First it was said South vietnamese forces surrendered in Large numbers and left behind 30 pieces of artillery and 17 tanks that had to be destroyed by tactical air strikes. Another report however ascribed the disintegration of troop units to commanders ordering their forces to break up and attempt to infiltrate enemy lines. This report the officials said also disputed that any major equipment had to be left and destroyed. At this Point a we done to know which one to believe a a military source said. In sizing up the expected Battle for Hue the officials said there is a stand off As far As available forces Are concerned. The South vietnamese 1st division one of Saigon a Best has not been committed in previous fighting a and wisely so a one american source said. He also stated the South vietnamese have a Marine brigade available As Well As airborne units and some a fairly decent regional forces. On Hanoi a Side the officials said the 304th probably will be used although it has been involved in heavy fighting and will be joined by the 325th North vietnamese division. This unit like the South Viet so Hue on pig 2-a

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