High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 5 1974, Page 19

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 5, 1974, High Point, North Carolina In . General Assembly Consumers Are ignored Raleigh no. A tar Heel Consumers took a beating in the 1974 general Assembly according to a legislative scoreboard released saturday by the North Carolina Consumers Council a acc. Quot it looks As if the Consumers have been ripped off a said mrs. Lillian woo president of the Council. She commented in a statement attached to the scoreboard. None of the 170 legislators voted Quot rights on All the consumer interest Bills checked by the Council the group said. Visit our Garden Center the Consumers Council prepared the voting report in connection with its annual meeting monday night in Raleigh. Mrs. Woo said the Council checked the vote of legislators on eight Bilkis. Five of the Bills were considered by both the Senate and House two by the Senate Only and one by the House Only. In the Senate 20 per cent of the members voted against the Consumers Council position on All seven Bills 46 per. Cent supported the Council on one of the seven Bills. 18 per cent took the Council s position on two of the measure and 12 per cent voted Quot rights on three four or five of the Bills in the House 43 per cent of the representatives voted against the Council position on All six Bills considered 28 per cent voted Quot rights on one of the Bills la per cent on two and 14 per cent backed the Council position on three or four of the Bills. The percentage totals added up to less than too per cent because some of the legislators were absent on certain note founders Day Asheboro api North Carolina Jaycees celebrated their fifth founders Day at their state Headquarters building in Asheboro saturday in conjunction with a state officers and local presidents workshop and seminar. The activities were highlighted by the dedication of a new state Headquarters building and included a cleanup of the grounds and building donation of equipment and a family picnic luncheon. State officers and local presidents were briefed on leadership training attributes and Community service programs. High Point Enterprise sunday May 5, 1974 a interstate speeding arrests up by Reese Hart associated press writer Raleigh a using marked and unmarked cars the North Carolina Highway patrol made 800 speeding arrests during a recent two week period on interstate 85 Between Durham and Winston Salem cmdr. E. W. Jones says. Quot we had received a great Deal of complaints that motorists were exceeding the 55-mile per hour Speed limit a Jones said in an interview. Quot based on the amount of traffic flowing on interstate 85, the 800 arrests far exceeded the number a year ago. When gov. Jim Holshouser ordered the Speed limit reduced to 55-Miles per hour statewide last december because of the Energy crisis it had a bigger Impact on the interstate system where the Speed had been 70. Generally motorists complied with the 55-mile per hour reduction but with the improvement of the gasoline situation in recent weeks Drivers have gradually increased speeds on the superhighways. Quot the uninterrupted flow of traffic on the interstate tends to cause people to want to drive faster a Jones said. Quot speeding is so prevalent that the Law abiding citizens Are More sensitive to Speed violators and Are making complaints about this writer made a recent three hour drive on interstate 85 Between Durham and Greensboro and found that most motorists were playing on the fringes of speeding. In a five minute period while driving steadily at 55-Miles per hour i passed Only one vehicle a Vintage farm truck going about 40 Miles per hour. In contrast eight cars and three tractor trailers swept past me most at speeds of 60 during another five minute period. I passed one car that was going about 50 four tractor trailers and four cars passed me. One Young girl in a foreign compact station Wagon zoomed past at about 70, then suddenly turned off an exit less than too Yards away. During my three hour drive i found the average Speed ranged from 55 to 65, with a few at 70. These observations corroborated the conclusions reached by col. Jones during a recent drive Over the same Highway. Open 1-6 pm today not available. 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