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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 7, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 25-cent bus ride draws customers by Dan Berger associated press writer los Angeles apr after 25 years of depending heavily on the car Many residents of this freeway filled City Are discovering a new Way to get around the bus. There has been a rapid transit bus system in los Angeles for years but most persons have found their cars More convenient. Now comes the 25-cent ride. And for Many motorists plagued by High gasoline prices and spiralling parking fees the bus and its Quarter ride have become too Good to pass up. On april i. County supervisors authorized $9.6 million from Federal Revenue sharing funds to allow riders to go anywhere in an area 110 Miles wide and 55 Miles Long for just 25 cents. A the 25-cent ride has changed things and brought a lot of people around a says Jack Gilstrap general manager of the Southern California rapid transit District. For one thing the number of riders jumped 15 per cent. District officials Hope the program will lure up to 25 per cent More passengers by june 30, when the program ends. If supervisors agree on the scope of its Success the program will be continued. To carry the new riders the District bought new buses refurbished 150 old ones and hired 130 Drivers to bring the total to 3.000. Buses now carry about 670.000 persons a Day about 75,000 More than before the 25-cent ride began. To increase bus business sunday rides were Cut to to cents. Also motorists can Park free in District lots in suburban Al Monte and san. Gabriel and ride the buses to los Angeles via a special freeway Lane. The Success of the a Park and ride Sites has stirred plans for More Gilstrap said. He estimates the 25-cent Cost replaces $1.32 that commuters used to pay for Riding from Long Beach to Pasadena a distance of about 35 Miles. For passengers travelling the 65 Miles from san Bernardino to downtown los Angeles the fare has been whacked that run pay the old fare schedule Only for the portion of their trip outside los Angeles county where the Quarter fares do not apply. Jefferson Pilot ups dividend Greensboro . Apr Jefferson Pilot corp. Has announced a 19 per cent increase in earnings during the first Quarter and an increase in the quarterly dividend from 13 to 15 cents per share. During a speech monday to stockholders president w. Roger soles predicted that life insurance in Force with the corporations subsidiaries should pass the $12 billion Mark this year. Soles said there is a recession in sections of the National Economy a and virtually none in although the insurance Industry suffers from a decrease in consumer spending. Soles said Many persons buy life insurance during economic slumps for a peace of High Point Enterprise tuesday May 7, 1974 9a wounded knee siege related by John Lundquist associated press writer St. Paul Minn apr an Fri official negotiating with indians who held wounded knee s.d., the Day after a 71-Day occupation began says he was warned it was Indian territory and government forces had no right to be there. Joseph Trimbach special agent in charge of the Minneapolis Fri office testified monday that he had separate meetings with three Indian leaders including Russell Means. Means 34. And Dennis Banks 42. Are charged with burglary theft arson and other felonies in the american Indian movement s armed occupation that began feb. 27, 1973. Trimbach told the jury one of his meetings on feb. 28 near an Indian barricade of burned out vehicles was with Means. He testified that part of the discussion dealt with what the government called la hostages held at one of the Homes. Trimbach testified a i asked him about release of hostages. Means said if there was any attempt by the government to move Forward there would be another massacre similar to the one of 1890. He said Many people might die and he said he himself might die and the hostages might the Fri agent said Means said the Pine Ridge Reserva tion was Indian territory and the government had no right to be there Trimbach quoted Means As saying a we Are the landlords and the rent is Trimbach said he d telephoned the Clive Gildersleve House where the villagers were staying about 8 30 a m. Feb. 28 and talked with Carter Camp an aim Leader. The first meeting was arranged near the Indian barricade on the big foot Trail the main paved Road heading South out of the Village. Trimbach said Camp identified himself As chief of Security As the two talked while six to eight men with rifles at the barricade Quot pointed the weapons generally in my Trimbach said he could not give Camp Assurance government forces would not move in but said the indians would be notified if they did. . District judge Fred Nichol opened the Way for the defense to Challenge Trimbach a credibility in front of the jury. With jurors excused at the end of monday s session Nichol said he would permit defense lawyers to bring up Points raised during an earlier hearing. Shay murder Case pushed a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a we be got the prettiest mag wheels made for ohly Richmond a. A a High level conference in Roanoke rapids n. C. Took place monday As authorities pressed their investigation into the John w. Shay a murder Case in which a Richmond Man and woman Are being held. State police investigator l. E. Strickland said following a conference with Roanoke rapids police chief d. N. Beale that the investigation is continuing in both Virginia and North Carolina. He declined to elaborate further. Beale said earlier monday that he has indications that Leroy Mason 35, and mrs. Elaine Renee Cobbs 21, were in his City on sept. 8, 1973, the Date Shay. 54, and his wife Shirley 41, were abducted. Their bodies were found the next Day in a gravel pit in Charles City county a. Beale declined to say what the indications were that led him to believe that the pair was in North Carolina last fall. Mason who is being held in the Henrico county jail in lieu of $200,000 Bond on two state murder charges and a Federal kidnapping charge says he is innocent of the crime he is charged with. Mrs. Cobbs was removed from the Richmond City jail Early saturday night to an undisclosed jail for what authorities said was for her own Protection. Beale said he will consult tuesday with his prosecutor in North Carolina to determine what charges if any his state will file against the couple. He indicated however that kidnapping charges probably would be filed sometime this week. Mason and mrs. Cobbs were arrested Early Friday morning by state and Federal investigators. The Federal kidnapping charge was placed late Friday afternoon after Fri agents searching the Mason Home recovered two weapons. The weapons allegedly were stolen from the Shay Home at the time of their abduction. Police have not said How they were Able to connect Mason and mrs. Cobbs to the Shay abduction murders. Visit us at our new location. 195 South Centennial Corner of South Centennial and East Commerce across from Piedmont wholesale furniture City Glass and Mirror company phone 883-6719 or 883-2711 revival Bethel Baptist Church Cox Avenue High Point May 5 May la services at 7 30 nightly Rev. 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