High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 7 1972, Page 61

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Three candidates eliminated the High Point Enterprise sunday morning May 7, 1972.section demos pick 7 for House six others nominated High Pointer put on House slate a High Pointer Edmund Lowe was among seven candidates chosen saturday by Guilford county republicans to go on their ticket for the state House of representatives in the fall general election. Lowe placed fourth in the balloting in which republicans eliminated one candidate to produce a slate of seven. Top vote getter was Clifton Hunt with 7,194 votes. The Only incumbent Odell Payne was second with 6.804. The loser according to the unofficial tally was William revels a Greensboro resident who operates a business in High Point. He was edged out by mrs. Mary Fores with 4,354 votes. The other winners were Leon Hodges 5.775 Thomas Hilliard 5.505 and mrs. Margaret Keesee 5,395. The nominees will go up against a slate of seven democratic nominees in the general election in november. A flew was the Only High Point Republican seeking office in the primary elections saturday. An attorney he has sought local office unsuccessfully once before. Hunt is an attorney in Greensboro and is seeking office for the first time. Payne is a teacher at Mcleansville and has served two terms in the state House of representatives. Hodges is assistant manager gop House Guilford county democrats eliminated a woman candidate and two male novices saturday to choose seven candidates from a Field of to to run for the state House of representatives in the fall. Apparent losers in the election were mrs. Alfreda Webb with 16,544 votes r. J. Childress 13,029, and Oliver Brunson 9,990. The Veteran representative Charlie Phillips led the Field with 25,192 votes. Another incumbent Henry Frye who was the first Black Man to serve in the legislature since reconstruction was second with 24,314. The other nominees in the order of their votes Tom Gilmore 22,255 Marcus Short incumbent 21,519 Tom saw demo House Barnett Sawyer also is an attorney and served As a legislator in 1951-52. Webb is owner and operator of Hickory farms store in Greensboro. Frye Gilmore Phillips Sawyer Short Webb Barnett is a District claims agent for Southern railway and served one term before in legislature As a representative from Rowan county. The nominees got a Good measure of their support from High Point voters. Phillips was the first Choice of local voters in the race. The seven winners will compete with the Republican nominees in the general election in november. Guilford comprises a House District without combining with other counties. High Point township republicans vote i Lowe Payne of inspection at Western electric co. Hilliard is a resident of it. I Mcleansville and is a textile mechanical worker and former Deputy sheriff. Mrs. Keesee is a teacher and is seeking Public office for the first time. Mrs. Fones is a resident of Greensboro and is a housewife. Guilford voters oust Veteran Maxwell Shaw Guilford county voters saturday ousted a Veteran member of the county Board of education. Tile three apparent winners pm the basis of unofficial returns include one incumbent m r s. Katharine Kirkman of High Point and two newcomers. According to unofficial returns the other winners Are James p. Miller of Oak Ridge and mrs. Patricia k. Byrne of Greensboro. Losing his seat on the Board was William ii. Barton of it. I pleasant Garden who could do no better than fifth in a nine person race for the three seats at stake. One incumbent mrs. Edward Burke did not seek re election. Mrs. Kirkman who has formerly served on the High Point City Council a her husband is presently a member a easily outdistanced the Field both in her Home City and countywide. Her total vote unofficially is 13,410. Miller tallied 11.162 and mrs. Byrne had 10,796. Franklin j. Teague of Gibsonville was fourth with 9,016, followed by Barton with 8.689 mrs. Mary Clayton of High Point 6.648 mrs. Nan p. Manuel of it. To. Greensboro 5,894 Dale Kearns of Greensboro 4.765 and Homer Mason of Greensboro 3,276. Mrs. Kirkman is a former teacher and is presently serving As a director of the n c. State school boards Assn. And As a member of the advisory committee of the governor s commission on education. Miller is assistant Industrial relations manager for Burlington industries. He is a former teacher and athletic coach. Mrs. Byrne a Greensboro housewife is Active in the Guilford county mental health advisory Board. President yer 20,232 Charles Webb 7s 19.681 and w. H. Barnett 17,673. . Senator most of the winners had Helms. 48 waged fair brisk campaigns Johnson. 73 but failed to raise Controvert Booe. 4 Sial issues. All of the nominees Are residents of Greensboro. Governor no High Point candidate Gardner. 47 were in the race. I . I Phillips is a retired teacher Holshouser 9j and is seeking his fourth term As a member of Guilford Dele governor gation to the state House. Joyner. 45 free is an attorney and is Walker. 69 seeking his second term. Gilmore is vice president of state House Gilmore Plant and bulb co. At . A Mian Hodges. 72 Short an attorney has Hunt. 88 served in the House for three Keesee. 59 terms now is seeking a Lowe. 81 fourth. Payne. 8 revels. 62 voters favor Bond issues the proposition to borrow Money for a state zoo in Randolph county and to help local governments finance sewer and water improvement programs got Strong support in High Point and throughout Guilford county saturday. 8 9 Roll 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 co. Commission Ashworth. 39 Maxwell. 60 Shaw. 76 91 3 41 40 9 2 47 0 52 27 60 43 52 51 72 50 63 64 45 29 39 48 97 219 7 12 38 106 43 102 6 7 i 0 39 109 i 3 6 121 24 63 62 137 50 94 64 129 65 136 76 155 60 128 62 138 70 157 57 115 28 58 48 124 50 152 103 9 45 42 15 2 51 i 65 23 67 37 59 57 77 53 65 69 39 26 56 59 12 20 i i i 17 25 173 150 123 3 la 6 5 la 14 4 90 59 la 0 18 0 0 14 120 79 46 13 i 63 101 i 55 13 14 61 97 43 96 76 98 % 13 80 17 106 15 111 20 130 117 17 92 82 13 102 101 18 126 104 12 88 73 6 la 17 49 89 95 60 66 61 62 45 i i 71 0 54 23 84 58 70 80 92 68 75 84 62 44 46 67 19 4 i 15 9 7 2 12 74 5 32 27 to 0 50 i 34 17 54 31 40 41 50 39 42 42 32 21 28 39 42 3 18 15 8 3 24 0 22 14 30 17 28 27 35 20 29 28 20 14 22 22 34 4 13 12 5 2 23 0 12 7 24 16 21 19 21 9 23 21 13 to 14 18 81 203 197 107 149 7 8 la 6 3 33 105 32 77 la 16 0 2 47 107 i 0 48 106 26 51 46 134 103 62 25 0 96 0 118 63 127 56 33 6 0 69 i 50 24 66 76 42 15 0 87 0 64 36 97 28 98 too 38 135 135 44 134 44 200 34 113 43 136 43 146 31 103 135 150 113 143 142 104 62 86 86 41 66 60 71 107 63 75 61 96 67 105 50 70 18 77 34 99 37 115 79 86 105 30 47 60 53 58 85 111 7 54 34 17 2 48 0 71 39 67 55 77 76 94 73 70 86 64 38 59 66 65 3 30 25 4 0 44 0 29 to 47 32 39 38 52 40 42 44 41 22 29 40 High Point township democrats vote woman wins Senate democrats place on ticket mrs. Zoe Parks Barbee a teacher in Greensboro saturday moved into position to become the first Black member a and probably the first woman a on the Guilford county Board of commissioners. Mrs. Barbee who teaches English at Aat state University was one of two democrats nominated for the race with the Republican candidates in the general election in november. With 14,271 votes by unofficial tally she ran second to the top vote getter James Brame whose tally was 15,-724. Marion Follin a retired insurance company executive who was expected to win one of the nominations ran third with an unofficial vote of 12, 777. Other candidates and their votes Herman Gist 6,-512 Archie Hill 3.698 and Kenneth Miller 6,975. The Republican winners in the three Man race for the two nominations on the county Board were As expected the two incumbents Richard Maxwell and Robert Shaw. They had 4,512 and 5.590 votes respectively. William Ashworth who ran unsuccessfully for the Board in 1968 was the loser with a vote of 3,132. Brame is vice president of Brame industries inc., in Greensboro. This is his first try for political office. Maxwell is sales Engineer for the Trane co. In Greensboro and has served one term on the county Board of commissioners. Shaw also is serving his first term on the Board. A resident of Greensboro he operates a restaurant. Edwards Lynwood three candidates with state government experience easily outdistanced two also rans in the democratic primary for the North Carolina state Senate saturday. At least one of the three will be a Winner in november since the republicans Only put two men into the Field and required no primary. Winners in saturday s vote were Elton Edwards o f Greensboro with 23.159 votes Mcneill Smith of Greensboro with 22.833 votes and t Lynwood Smith of High Point with 21,174 votes. Elbowed out of the picture were j. A. Mills of Greensboro who garnered 15,805 votes and James Gooch a resident of it. 12, Greensboro with 6,505 votes. The winners will match against William Penny of Greensboro and c. Coolidge Murrow of High Point who Mcneill Smith Smith winners i president Early this morning state Chisholm. 4 returns indicated passage of Jackson. G both issues. Muskie. La in High Point there were Sanford. 278 6.365 votes for the a clean Wallace. 167 water Bonds to 1,372 against and 5,994 votes of zoo Bonds to Ujj g senator 1,648 against. 7 in All of Guilford county the Galifianakis. 252 vote for the Utility Issue was Grace. 3 35,831 for 8.764 against and Jordan. 210 for the zoo. 30,783 for and governor Bowles. 254ii13i204 8 9 to 6 0 7 86 112 i 93 3 12 4 12 7 18 29 169 399 282 186 268 179 232 164 7 4 35 13 177 3 16 0 0 7 8 la 18 6 16 8 3 17 30 200 155 118 56 170 299 186 4 5 13 8 187 362 401 237 3 7 5 5 7 5 14 43 229 224 i 6 i 4 178 9 116 171 340 188 19 27 158 205 136 12,374 against. 116 209 422 373 177 Dickson. Hawkins Hobby. Leggett Taylor. I demo Senate it. Governor Barbee. 24 Frazier. 4 Harper. 144 Hunt 223 Sowers. 59 state Senate Edwards. 301 Gooch. 39 Mills. 93 l. Smith. 409 my. Smith 238 state House 0 4 to i 89 17 7 52 95 37 4 6 14 4 3 2 28 4 5 171 28 0 148 266 140 27 28 50 3 5 138 97 213 123 160 352 262 to 112 73 126 212 433 300 37 45 70 61 60 107 156 161 156 289 595 385 95 148 336 312 0 115 6 0 41 41 89 22 118 13 39 15 68 164 124 53 208 307 179 2 3 4 0 5 2 la i 9 19 22 18 14 2 2 30 167 142 128 6 28 5 4 18 108 39 19 24 la 91 173 247 75 96 18 0 70 175 55 32 253 264 206 8 63 77 39 31 to 146 103 41 296 335 246 28 180 170 147 Edwards was elected to a Senate seat two years ago. High Point voters gave Lynwood Smith presently a member of the state Highway commission a major boost on his Way to Victory. In the 21 High Point precincts he got 4.865 votes. The next biggest total went to Edwards who Drew 3,807 ballots Here. Edwards has served in both the state House and state Senate but missed in a bid for reelection two years ago. He l. Smith m. Smith practices Law in Greensboro. Mcneill Smith served in the Frye resigned to make his race for the governorship. He also is a county com. Practising lawyer. Barbee. After retiring As executive gust the High Point City Council. 10,000 High pointers ballot in primary elections Tota 2203 152 1046 838 191 19 1157 20 1163 614 1399 989 1339 1356 1667 1201 1402 1512 1091 706 1025 1236 la 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 total 49 87 2 2 i 6 3 5 37 15 i 682 2 5 5 0 3 4 9 i 3 to 3 103 14 13 13 5 la 13 21 9 22 18 5 295 90 123 37 28 48 145 172 67 209 108 37 2958 29 140 120 83 166 287 230 177 220 183 106 3367 6 26 6 2 5 16 13 4 to 2 5 163 78 167 79 38 91 228 263 114 269 181 69 3786 i to 3 0 3 \ i 2 8 2 2 76 30 92 62 55 98 182 145 106 186 132 53 2711 99 185 97 61 122 241 248 147 252 168 a3 4001 2 0 i 0 3 i 2 i 3 2 0 37 34 59 0 i 0 3 i 0 25 12 i 454 3 29 23 13 25 33 21 18 19 15 15 381 0 5 0 i 0 4 4 0 0 i 2 36 35 78 55 38 67 176 156 80 201 133 42 2416 to 24 to 6 to 26 la 8 26 9 8 411 25 59 3 0 i 9 4 3 to 7 2 389 22 50 32 18 51 87 94 42 101 71 26 1532 44 109 82 62 93 218 231 129 242 160 69 3283 19 70 43 17 51 102 81 52 92 75 27 1240 48 149 85 58 103 241 256 134 283 199 85 3807 14 55 24 25 31 82 63 27 56 43 22 896 26 109 58 35 93 178 125 84 173 104 53 2078 69 178 96 64 126 300 304 158 322 243 89 4865 43 97 59 42 63 157 215 91 213 164 68 2990 197 113 173 308 217 19 34 186 254 170 39 146 81 48 106 235 219 139 248 173 84 3191 85 58 96 143 125 23 17 95 160 88 24 91 38 33 63 153 112 91 147 94 45 1781 123 82 133 210 167 16 22 150 181 119 25 107 67 42 82 170 149 113 195 140 61 2354 261 78 153 345 477 298 37 221 217 in 109 189 69 38 80 180 199 97 236 189 45 3584 240 111 198 379 270 54 39 229 239 170 44 144 84 48 99 228 231 141 269 186 76 3479 342 136 224 478 269 47 26 219 249 190 45 127 76 52 in 220 234 129 265 179 82 3700 230 111 201 334 276 26 42 195 275 178 39 156 82 62 125 271 235 155 259 186 79 3516 321 113 229 418 248 22 38 242 257 199 36 121 75 47 101 210 245 130 279 202 87 3620 91 52 90 162 319 258 25 120 123 91 67 139 45 21 50 126 113 70 148 102 35 2247 151 94 144 270 226 59 21 171 205 131 44 114 66 43 90 198 193 105 191 136 63 2715 60 37 72 111 314 262 16 70 101 60 80 133 30 22 40 80 87 44 115 84 28 1846 186 77 138 284 151 2 30 161 183 123 18 74 51 44 67 183 193 94 197 130 49 2435 207 57 138 323 130 25 16 128 121 101 27 53 32 14 42 94 121 25 140 101 41 1936 28 24 22 42 209 172 14 23 37 24 25 72 8 4 17 42 30 12 45 39 to 999 35 29 34 47 33 2 4 48 53 33 6 34 13 21 19 63 55 50 45 32 16 672 85 57 99 127 too 3 to 101 127 83 15 70 37 28 67 116 103 67 125 77 46 1543 439 332 501 975 143 409 147 407 492 474 211 475 239 142 334 700 393 393 419 445 232 10,222 by Forrest Cates Enterprise staff writer a record number of High pointers a 10,222 by unofficial tally a participated in the primary elections saturday. In addition to giving full endorsement to two Bond issues on the ballot High Point township voters help select candidates for posts ranging from governor to Register of deeds and to elect three members of the county school Board. In the contests for nomination to the governor s race High Point democrats clearly favored Hargrove skipper Bowles As the nominee. They gave him 4,001 votes to 2.416 for Pat Taylor their second Choice. Votes of High Point republicans were almost evenly divided Between James Holshouser and James Gardner the two front runners in the cop gubernatorial contest. Holshouser got 1,163 to Gardner a 1.157 in the unofficial count. Mrs. Margaret Harper ran fairly Well locally in the democratic contest for lieutenant governor nomination but she was no match for James Hunt. He got 3,283 and mrs. Harper 1,532. High Point republicans favored John Walker 1.399 votes Over Norman Joyner 614 for lieutenant governor. In picking nominees to the state Senate race High pointers went Strong for the Only High Point candidate Lynwood Smith. He received 4,865 votes. Mcneill Smith and Elton Edwards followed with 2,990 and 3,807 votes. Republican candidates for the Senate were not involved in the primary. Both parties had slates in the primary for the state House o i representatives. Here is the order in which High Point democrats listed the top seven candidates in a Field of to Charlie Phillips Marcus Short Tom Sawyer Henry Frye Tom Gilmore William Barnett and Charlie Webb. The Republican voters preferences were ted Hunt Robert Payne Edmund Lowe Leon Hodges Tromas Hilliard mrs. Margaret Keesee and William revels. James Brame and Marion Follins were the favourites of the democrats for the two nominations in the county Board of commissioners race. Republicans gave their support to the incumbents Richard Maxwell and Robert Shaw. The two High Point candidates in the non partisan race for three seats on the county school Board were elven sizable margins by High pointers. Mrs. Katherine Kirkman incumbent received 3,769 votes and the other High Pointer mrs. Mary Clayton garnered 2.466 in the 21 High Point precincts. The next nearest contender was James Miller with 1,759. In general High Point voters supported the candidates who were indicated winners in the unofficial total of the county vote

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