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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Coverage of legislative county offices on id weather fair and warmer the High Point Enterprise Call us circulation. I82-1719 classified ads .ms-2177 All other departments m5-2h1 88th year a no. 128_ High Point n. A sunday morning May 7, 1972__136 pages daily 10c, sunday 25c Bowles Holshouser Lead vote Galifianakis and Wallace win 2nd primary is possible for governor by Robert Marks Enterprise staff writer Hargrove skipper Bowles of Greensboro was a surprising Leader in the race for the democratic nomination for governor saturday. He fell Short of scoring a Clear majority in Hie primary however and a run off appears Likely Between Bowles and his major opponent it. Gov. Pat Taylor. Lindsay Warrenjr. Of Goldsboro Campaign manager for Taylor said Early today from his Headquarters in Raleigh that a a careful analysis would be made of the results in saturdays election. A a it Snow a question of careful analysis of the situation before we can decide if we will seek a Runoff a Warren said. He indicated the decision May require two to three Days of study. With results from 1,611 of the states 2,255 precincts Bowles had 45 per cent of the vote receiving 255,396 votes. Taylor had polled 205,845 votes for 37 per cent of the total. Wilbur Hobby had 43,782 votes or. Reginald Hawkins had 46,215, Gene Leggett had 4.970, and Zeb Vance Kitchin Dickson had 3,701. In the Republican primary for governor an even tighter race developed Between Jim Holshouser and Jim Gardner. With 1.583 of the precincts reported Holshouser had 62,018 votes or 50 per cent and Gardner had 60,334 votes for 48 per cent of the total. Thomas Chappell had 922 votes and Leroy Gibson had 871 votes to claim about two per cent of the total Between them. Guilford county went overwhelmingly for Bowles giving him 24,989 votes to 11.658 for Taylor. In High Point the vote was 4,001 for Bowles and 2,416 for Taylor. Among Guilford county republicans the vote was split nearly equally Between Holshouser and Gardner. Holshouser received 5,041 votes to 4,931 for Gardner. The High Point vote was 1,163 for Holshouser and 1,157 for Gardner. Regarded As the underdog against Taylor since so 2nd primary on 3a 4th headed for Runoff by Yvonne Baskin associated press writer Raleigh apr partial returns saturday showed incumbent Democrat rep. L. H. Fountain leading steadily Over Black challenger Howard Lee in the race for the 2nd District congressional nomination. Lee mayor of Chapel Hill was leading in Only one of the 12 counties in the District his Home county of Orange. The 4th District democratic congressional race appeared headed for a Runoff As Early returns showed rep. Ike Andrews a Chatham and sen. Jyles Coggins a Wake out in front of the six Man pack. A Runoff appeared possible in one other race the 7th District democratic primary where Charles Rose Iii of Fayetteville was leading with about 47 per cent of the vote in partial returns. In the 2nd District with 65 of 226 precincts reporting Fountain had 15,805 and Lee 12,440. With 90 of 172 precincts reporting in the 4th District Coggins had 16,040 votes and Andrews 12,440. With 90 of 172 precincts reporting in the 4th District Coggins had 16,040 votes and Andrews 12,845. Wense Grabarek of Durham had 5,714, William Creech of Raleigh 8.146, Archie Mcmillan of Raleigh 6,273 and Charles Bullock of Knightdale 1,935. In the 7th District democratic race with 58 of 168 precincts reporting. Rose led with 10,715. Sen. Hector Mcgeachy a Cumberland had 5,994 and Doran Berry of Fayetteville 6,022. With 40 of 168 precincts reporting in the 7th District Republican primary Jerry c. Scott of Whiteville had 1,287 and William m. Nixon of Barnesville 1,099. In the 9th District primaries democratic rep. James Beatty a Mecklenburg and Republican James g. Martin of Davidson won their respective primaries easily. With 107 of 133 precincts reporting in the democratic race Beatty led with 36,913 to 7,989 for opponent Jack Firpo of Charlotte in the Republican race in the 9th District with 108 of 133 precincts reporting Martin had 13,025 and Graem Yates of Charlotte 3,323. With 148 of 283 precincts reporting in the 1st District republicans Mack Howard of Greenville had 998 and j. Jordan Bonner of Hertford 1,428. George Wallace sen. Gains by Robert Marks Enterprise staff writer in what was one of the biggest surprises of the Day rep. Nick Galifianakis of Durham far out polled incumbent sen. B. Everett Jordan of Saxapahaw in North Carolinas primary election saturday. The Victory presuming mat the late reporting precincts do not diminish a Clear majority w us or be Galifianakis the democratic candidate for election to the Senate in the general election in november. The opponent will be Jesse Helms of Raleigh who won the Republican Senate nomination. Galifianakis took the Lead Early and held it throughout the night. But when the Rural vote came in slowly his Lead began to erode and Jordan began to Inch closer and closer. Many Rural sections believed to be Jordan strongholds stopped counting Early in the morning and there rested the answer. The late count showed Galifianakis about 1,000 votes Short of the majority. In the democratic race with 1,895 of 2,255 precincts reporting the vote was Galifianakis 309,254, or 50 per cent Jordan 273,371, or 44 per cent or. Eur Jesse Helms incomplete returns Raleigh a Early re turns from saturdays North Carolina elections favored a $150 million state Bond Issue for water Supply and water pollution control projects. The Early returns also favored $2 million in Bonds or a state zoo near Asheboro. Returns from 599 of 2.255 precincts gave 134,350 votes in favor of the a clean water Bonds and 47,971 against. In the zoo referendum 587 precincts gave 106,006 votes for Richard m. Nixon Jordan slowly Gene Grace a Durham Eye doctor 17,893, and Joe r. Brown an anti using Leader from Greensboro 21.641. Running far behind in the democratic primary were Joe r. Brown of Greensboro and or. Eugene Grace of Durham. Each received about 3 per cent of the vote. Brown had 15,055 votes and Grace had 13,147. Helms won easily in the Republican race Over his two opponents. James c. Johnson or. Of Concord and William h. Boce of Charlotte. With 60 per cent of the precincts in the state reporting Helms had 57,118 votes Johnson had 29,974, and Booe 11,069. Executive vice president of Oral to in Raleigh Helms is widely known in North Carolina for his editorial comments Over the television station. He was favored by Republican voters in every Section of the state. In Guilford county Helms received 4.498 votes. Johnson had 3,066 votes in Guilford and Booe received 1,101. High Point republicans favored Helms by 1,040 votes to 838 for Johnson and 191 for Booe. In his Victory Over Jordan Galifianakis ran e s p e c i a 11 y see sen. Jordan on 3-a Nick Galifianakis the Bonds and 72,108 against. The water Bonds were designed to help local governments meet the growing costs of developing water supplies and controlling pollution. Legislation authorizing the referendum specified that $50 million be distributed among the too counties on a population basis to help develop new water supplies. It also designated $25 million for immediate water needs and for a contingency fund. By Gregg Herrington associated press writer Raleigh no. A Alabama gov. George c. Wallace won the North Carolina democratic primary saturday and crippled the infant Hopes of Terry Sanford to emerge As the party a leading dark horse presidential candidate. Wallace spent most of the past week campaigning elsewhere while Sanford a former North Carolina governor blitzed the state with personal appearances and Media advertisements. Wallace proved to any sceptics that he has a solid constituency Here As he rolled up at least 50 per cent of the vote against Sanford rep. Shirley Chisholm and two non campaigning candidates. A i think our Victory in North Carolina combined with the victories in Florida Tennessee and Alabama shows that we can win any primary in that part of the country a Wallace told a news conference in Baltimore. Sanford in a statement to supporters in Durham said a a we be said what had to be said in this Campaign a and so we be won. We be stood for the winning issues and worked with enthusiasm. So i think we have he told the largely Youthful audience that included Many students from his own Duke Campus a whatever happens the greatest moment of my life has been this association with with 62 per cent of the states 2,255 precincts reporting Wallace had piled up 261,398 or 50 per cent of the democratic vote to Sanford a 198,765, or 38 per cent. Mrs. Chisholm a Black new York congresswoman was polling 8 per cent. Seventeen per cent of the states registered registered democrats Are Black. Sen. Edmund s. Muskie of Maine collected 3 per cent and sen. Henry m. Jackson had i per cent although both men dropped out of Active Campaign roles in recent weeks. President Nixon was winning 94 per cent of the vote in the Republican primary against California rep. Paul n. Mccroskey who left his name on the ballot even after dropping out of the presidential race in March. Wallace a Victory Here came just four Days after he won All 49 delegates in Tennessee and three Days before the West Virginia primary where he is favored to beat sen. Hubert h. Humphrey. Wallace appeared certain to pick up at least 36 democratic convention delegates committed to him on the first ballot in Miami Beach in july. Sanford will collect the remainder of the 64 delegates at stake in North Carolina. A candidate needed 15 per cent of the vote to figure in the spot of convention delegates. President Nixon will collect All 32 Republican delegates from North Carolina. Sanford a defeat could kill any chances he had of blossoming As a major Compromise candidate should Humphrey and sen. George Mcgovern of South a favored water pollution projects were earmarked for $50 million to match Federal Grants and $25 million to be distributed on a per capita basis among the counties. The zoo proposal provided North carolinians their first Chance to vote on development of a zoological Park near Asheboro. Zoo backers predict the Park would generate $3 million in new tax Revenue during the first seven years of operation. Kota deadlock at the convention. Sanford had said during the Campaign that he did no to know How he could expect to get his message across to the nation and the convention if he do it to democrats in his own state. Sanford who was considered the South a most Liberal governor during his term in 1961-65, is especially popular among the so presidential on 3-a How n c. Voted by Tho associated press total precincts 2,255 democratic president 1,271 precincts 56 per cent Wallace 236,633 Muskie 16,737 Jackson 5,415 Sanford 179,804 Chisholm 37,035. Republican president 1,239 precincts 55 per cent Nixon 91,616 Mccroskey 5,912. 1,160 precincts 51 per cent Bowles 187,592 Taylor 148,705 Hobby 32,618 Hawkins 31,315 Dickson 2,711. Republican governor 1.158 precincts 51 per cent Gardner 44,857 Holshouser 46,- so How on Page 3-a by Robert Marks Enterprise staff writer Jim Hunt of Wilson in his first try for an elected office built up a commanding Lead in the democratic primary race for lieutenant governor saturday. But a run off appears Likely before the democratic Choice for lieutenant governor is definite. With results from 1,006 of the states 2,255 precincts reported Early today Hunt had 147,899 votes. Running almost neck to neck behind him for second place were Roy Sowers of Sanford with 74,245 votes and mrs. Margaret Harper of Southport with 66,789 votes. The two other candidates in tile race were Allen Barbee of Spring Hope 21,922 votes and Reginald Frazier of new Bern 17,017 votes. In the Republican primary for lieutenant governor John a. Walker of North Wilkesboro built up a commanding Lead Over state sen. Norman h. Joyner of Statesville. Returns from 952 precincts gave Walker 42.930 votes to 25,868 for Joyner. Pat Taylor Jim Holshouser in Council of state races w. C. Billy Creel a state labor department safety expert developed such a wide margin Over five other candidates in the race for the democratic nomination for commissioner of labor that a Runoff was questionable. Returns from 870 precincts gave Creel 103,249 votes to 54.227 for John c. Brooks of Raleigh. 28,002 for John s. Blanton or. Of Raleigh 14,209 for John b. Wardell or. Of High Point 9,906 for Phillip Ellen of Southern Pines and 19,449 for Robert c. Folger of Dobson. In the race for state treasurer returns from 879 precincts gave incumbent Edwin Gill 166.285 votes to 53,042 for Jack Jurney of Durham. Thad Bure the incumbent Secretary of state had 175,975 votes to 75,761 for Louis m Wade of Durham. Or. Craig Phillips the state superintendent of Public instruction was an easy Winner Over John of Connell of Raleigh. Phillips had 160,900 votes to 77,685 for of Connell. In the tight race for commissioner of insurance George a. Belk of Greensboro was the Leader by a narrow margin Over Hargrove Bowles Jim Gardner five other candidates. Returns from 872 precincts gave Belk 56,507 votes to 42.680 for George b. Cherry or. Of Raleigh 56.830 for Russell Secrest of Raleigh 11,512 for Cecil Duncan of Charlotte 27,035 for Johnny r. Clark of Morganton and 51,104 for state rep. John Ingram of Asheboro. A Runoff in this race appeared a near certainty. In leading in the race for the democratic nomination for lieutenant governor. Hunt was the favorite of Democrat voters in Guilford county and in High Point. His total in the county was 22.028. High Point gave him 3 283. Walker received 5.359 votes in Guilford county and 1.399 votes in High Point. Jim Hunt John Walker inside Reading new Fri style olo he ton. Freaky accidents. Editorial. Women a news. Sports. Television Page 18c entertainment. Pages 17-19c obituaries. Page 3d classified water zoo Bonds Hunt and Walker take races for it gov. Creel Winner presidential Hopes of Sanford dashed

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