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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 11, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Follin won t Challenge Barbee Etc asks no county offices face s0"?for funds Runoff votes on june 3 by Forrest Cates Enterprise staff writer of there is a Runoff election on june 3, Guilford county offices will not be involved. Marion Follin democratic candidate for the county Board of commissioners a the Only Guilford county office eligible for a second primary a has conceded the nomination to mrs. Zoe Barbee. Through a spokesman he said that although mrs. Barbee did not get a majority of the vote in the primary saturday her margin Over his tally was indication that the voters wanted her on the commission. He said that he is a respecting that decision and will not ask for a run off. Mrs. Barbee s 14,271 votes were not enough to give her a majority under a formula used when multiple seats Are at stake. Follin was third in the two Post race which gave him the right to Challenge mrs. Barbee. James Brame received a majority vote which gave him undisputed claim to one of the nominations. Brame and mrs. Barbee a Black teacher at a amp to University will contest with the two Republican nominees Richard Maxwell and Robert Shaw for the two commission posts in the general election in november. If mrs. Barbee wins she will be the first negro and probably the first woman to serve on the county governing Board. Maxwell and Shaw Are now serving on the commission. They beat other gop contender William Ashworth to win the nominations in the primary saturday. In stating that he will not ask for a Runoff Follin urged democrats to unite behind Brame and mrs. Barbee in the general election. He said his decision should ease tensions Between various units of the democratic party. The High Point Enterprise thursday afternoon May la 1972. Section d soaring electricity costs in next decade predicted Raleigh n c. Apr a member of the North Carolina utilities commission says he would not be surprised to see the Price of electricity double and natural Gas and Petroleum products triple within five years. A Utility prices particularly those in the Energy Field Are headed for the Moon a said Hugh a. Wells in a talk wednesday to the North Carolina consumer Council. He said he believes Energy Industry executives a have pretty Well made up their minds that if the people. Are going to expect and demand abundant Energy they Are going to have to pay a dear Price for he told the group Utility executives a say business is so Good that they must build new facilities All of which takes Money. To get the Money they must have higher Wells advocated a crash program comparable to the Manhattan project or the space program to develop new and More Energy sources. He said regulatory agencies a act Only in the sense that they react to what the utilities do and it is exactly in this framework that you the Consumers Are getting lost in the he called the Utility Industry a reasons for rate increases Wells proposed that the utilities commission be strengthened by increasing its professional staff and separating the Legal and administrative functions of the Agency. District court two bound Over after hearings Neil Hadley Hadley resigns position j. Ned Hadley executive director of the High Point Thomasville chapter of the american red Cross for the past three years resigned that Post wednesday. Hadley s resignation is to become effective aug. I. In his letter Hadley said that he is to become executive director of the Forsyth county red Cross chapter on the Date his resignation Here becomes effective. The resignation was accepted with regret by or. John Brockmann chapter chairman. In other business at the chapters monthly Board meeting or. Brockmann reported on the recent National red Cross convention he attended As Delegate from the local chapter. He said also that blood collections Are beginning to pick up As the Public becomes More aware of the communities Large needs. He added that collections Are still behind the great demand for blood. Directors were also told of plans for first Aid classes to be conducted at the chapter House on English Road May 23-june i with classes to meet at 7 . Each of the four nights. Two persons were bound Over to Superior court tuesday after preliminary hearing before District court judge de Washington. Caesar Chatman jr., 18, of Cliffside drive was bound Over on a charge of robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is accused of using a pistol to Rob Raymond Brown of about $300 in Cash on april 19. Oliver Dickerson 47, of Park Street is to be tried in Superior court on a charge of larceny of a motor vehicle. Dickerson also was Given a six month Active sentence for driving under the influence of intoxicants and to Days for Public drunkenness. He appealed both. A charge of assault with a deadly weapon against Dickerson was dismissed. Also tuesday Russell Clay of Tate Street was Given a six month suspended sentence and fined $25 and costs on a charge of child abuse. Henry Atwater no age or address listed was charged with assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer but a plea to simple assault was accepted. He was fined $10 and costs. Atwater was accused of cutting a watch band and the Finger of a police officer who was attempting to place him under arrest for Public drunkenness. Harold Elwood Embler 40. Of Anderson Street was Given a total of too Days in jail wednesday by judge Washington on six charges of Public drunkenness. In other cases wednesday. Bobby Lee Price 27, of Amli urst Street and Johnnie Greenwood 61, of Pickett place got 90 Days and 60 Days respectively on charges of Drunken driving. Each was fined $100 and costs. Jimmy Terry Davis 32, of it. 5, Thomasville was fined $200 and costs after cases of Drunken driving and driving during revocation were consolidated for judgment. A charge of Drunken driving against Samuel Whitley 52, of e. Commerce Street was nol pressed with leave after a state s witness failed t o appear for the second time. Whitley was fined $10 and costs on a charge of Public drunkenness Carl Parker 39, of Culler Street was Given a six month suspended sentence and fined $200 and costs on a charge of driving while his chauffeurs License was permanently revoked and Jessie Clyde Mcwhorter 50, of Virginia Beach va., was fined $50 and costs after Drunken driving charge was reduced to reckless driving. Prayer for judgment was continued on payment of $15 and costs in a Case of failure to report an Accident against Sam Lilly 36, of Fairview Street. Seven Hurt in wrecks wednesday seven persons were injured in wrecks wednesday but Only one 10-year-old Randy James Dee of Barker Street required hospitalization. The boy was listed in satisfactory condition suffering from a fractured leg. Officers said the boy ran into the path of a car driven by Martha Kirkman Homey of Croyden Street at the intersection of Chestnut drive and Carr Street. All three Drivers were injured when their vehicles collided on Kivett drive near Paramount Street. They were Billy Dale Frost 39, of Carter Street Millison Lugene Potter 48, of Forrest Street and Edgar Elmo Clary 55, of Greensboro. Clary was charged with failure to reduce Speed to avoid an Accident. Joseph Steven Kinnaman 28, and Jeffery Steven Kinnaman 4, both of it. I Kernersville were injured when their car and a vehicle driven by Phillip Mark Nanney 16, of w. Bellevue drive collided at n. Main Street and Oxford place. Larry Brandon 17, of country club Road a passenger in a car driven by Robert Embry Bencini Iii 16, of Heathcliff Road was injured in a single car wreck on Rockford Road near Chestnut. Officers said the Bencini car ran off the Roadway in a curve and hit some Trees. No charges were lodged. By Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer Greensboro Guilford county commissioners today indicated a willingness to study a request by the local economic Opportunity Council for help in meeting the local share of funds to operate the Agency. Preston Wiley recently appointed executive director of the Etc said that the Agency has been burdened Over recent years with a growing deficit Between the amount of local Money it needed and the amount it could actually raise. Wiley told commissioners during a committee session Here that the Agency which operates a countywide program now a faces a critical situation including new regulations which eliminate any possibility of making up a deficit in the following year. Commission chairman Dale Montgomery indicated the county will explore the Legal aspects of whether it can Supply tax funds toward the local share of Etc Money. Montgomery noted that the cities have More leeway since they operate under Charters whereas the county is restricted by state Law to a necessary expenses. Wiley said that he has reports showing that approximately 87 per cent of the Etc programs operating in North Carolina Are getting some Type of Aid from local governments much of it in use of government owned space. Herman Fox a Board member and treasurer said that several Etc operations such As the popular Headstall program meet their local share requirements whereas the Central Community action program is behind a total of $90,000 since it began operation several years ago. Fox and Wiley explained the a oct a total budget is about $2 million and that it needs approximately $127,000 in local support either Cash or a in kind. Last year. Fox said the Etc was Able to raise Between $85,000 and $112,000 in local in kind services. Fox said the Agency is a looking to its parents for help and Wiley urged the county to show leadership in providing in kind services. He said that Greensboro has indicated a willingness to provide some support and hat he would speak to High Point officials. Commissioners also heard a request by evergreens inc. For $12,900 to conduct a Long Range planning study which would Point to the future of the facility that now has a rest Home and a nursing Home. Officials noted that the rest Home Section of evergreens built in 1922, must be replaced. Commissioners took no formal action. Randleman girl to attend school Randleman Pamela Jane Freeman 17, a rising senior at Randleman High school has been selected As a representative of the county school system to attend the summer leadership school to be held at Mars Hill College june la through july 21. Miss Freeman is the daughter of mrs. Raymond Freeman of it. 2, Randleman. The school is sponsored by the z. Smith foundation. Reynolds until june 1974 Joy Piccolo autographs copy of Book authoress Jeannie Morris looks on staff pay to by Marti Austin Joy Piccolo is cancer fighter by Robert Marks Enterprise staff writer two Summers ago in june Joy Murrath Piccolo was on an air plane returning to Chicago when the finality of what had happened swept Over her. In Florida she had buried her husband. Brian a football player dead from cancer at age 26. In Chicago was their Home without him now and their three Young daughters. A i realized suddenly that All the decisions were mine to make now a Joy Piccolo said. A i would have to explain what had happened to the girls. We had our lives in the two years since that Day the Story of Brian Piccolo his Short season with the Chicago bears and his losing fight against the sudden ravages of cancer has appealed to the american Public in a television movie a a Briana a song a and in a new Book a Brian Piccolo a Short season a by Jeannie Morris. Joy Piccolo and Jeannie Morris were in High Point wednesday at wills Book store at Westchester mall to autograph copies of the Book. Last night they were in Winston Salem where Joy Piccolo spoke at the athletic awards dinner at Wake Forest University where Brian Piccolo played fullback on the football team and where he graduated in the Spring of 1965 ban was a senior at Wake Forest when he and Joy Murrath. His High school Sweet heart from fort Lauderdale fla., were married. She had just completed her training As a nurse and was working in Atlanta. They lived in Winston Salem until Brian graduated and then they went to Chicago where he had signed a contract to play with the Chicago bears. Brian Piccolo became ill in 1968. His illness was diagnosed As cancer. He died in june 1970. A the had a remarkable attitude and love for life during his illness a Joy Piccolo recalled. A the said he had a tumor. He believed until the end he was going to live and lick the disease and he had everyone else believing it she praised the movie a a Briana a which was nominated for emmy awards in la categories. A i think however that the movie Over dramatized the relationship Between Brian and Gale Sayers. Their relationship was not that racial at All. It was just something that happened Between them. They were very close the movie was based on a Book written by Sayers about his experiences on the Chicago bears team and his Friendship with Brian. Jeannie Morris author of a Brian Piccolo a Short season a is a sports writer for Chicago today and a sports reporter for the National broadcasting co. Television network. Her husband Johnny Morris was with the bears for to years. A the Best thing in the Book is Brian himself a she Laid. A everything in italics is what Brian himself said. That is the very Good Quality in the since the publication of the Book Joy Piccolo and Jeannie Morris have been travelling together in Public appearances. See Joy on Page 3-d woman sentenced in knife death a amp a approves continued trailer classroom use second primary seems inevitable says Ingram Raleigh apr state rep. John Ingram a Randolph said today a second primary a seems inevitable in the race for the democratic nomination for insurance commissioner. Ingram noted that less than too votes separated him from another candidate Russell Secrest of Cary in the six Man Field. Ingram told a news conference he expects to Call see second in 3-d by Forrest Cates Enterprise staff writer a bid by High Point City schools to keep nine Mobile Home classrooms in operation for two More years has cleared the first hurdle. After previously being hesitant to approve use of Mobile Homes on school grounds the City planning and zoning commission wednesday night agreed to let the units remain until june 1974. In an appearance before the commission Walter Jones schools purchasing agent said that the schools administration Hopes to phase out the trailer classrooms within two years. There presently Are nine units at schools six at Northeast Junior High two at Ferndale Junior High and one at Tomlinson school. Jone asked for permission to move the unit at Tomlinson a in emergencies to meet demands for classroom space at other schools. A this year we needed it at Tomlinson. Next year the need May be at some other school a he told commissioners. The Board included the request in its favourable recommendation on the Mobile classrooms. Tile recommendation will go to the City Council where the final decision will be made. Jones told commissioners that school officials a a done to like Mobile Home classrooms any better than you like he indicated that the administration would much prefer permanent school structures but noted that a court suit now pending against the school Board a has everything up in the a we have plans for a new Junior High on the drawing Board but cannot move until he suit is settled a he said. The suit was recently reactivated it challenges the closing of Leonard Street school and the construction of the new Junior High school in the Shady Rook drive area. The Case is pending in . Middle District court and probably will be heard within the next few weeks. While in session tuesday the planning commission considered several rezoning requests. One request for rezoning of 14 acres on Manley Street involves property owned in part by two members of the commission Gene Kirby and j. D. White. They asked that zoning be changed from limited Industrial to residential c-3 Kirby told commissioners that the owners listed As a Kirby White Moore a probably would build a Nice duplexes on the property which would be reduced to about five acres after Road dedications Are made. The commission declined to recommend the c-3 zoning but suggested that the City Council approve a zoning of residential b-2 the b-2 zoning requires less density in development than the c-3. In addition c-3 allows for apartment development and b-2 does not. The commission approved the rezoning of property to allow Spencer Parlier Brothers inc., to construct a warehouse on its s. Main Street site. Members denied a request by Donald Conrad for rezoning of the Surratt Hedrick property 24 acres on Ingleside drive from residential a-2 to residential b-2. Commissioners noted that the rezoning would allow duplex construction which would disrupt the single family character of the neighbourhood. Mytrolene g. Ruffin 33. Of Morgan Street charged in the january death of Theodore Buba Coleman 25. Was Given 6-10 years in prison by Superior court judge James m Long the defendant had been charged with murder but a plea to involuntary manslaughter was accepted. Police said Coleman was stabbed in the upper left portion of his Chest with a Butcher knife. Witnesses said Coleman and the defendant had been arguing and that Coleman slapped the woman twice before she stabbed him. Wilford Odell Hamlin 35, of Winslow Street charged with first degree burglary was acquitted after a jury returned a verdict of not guilty. Hamlin was charged with entering a Davis Street residence at night while it was occupied by a woman resident. District court judge Kenneth Carrington at the time of Hamlin a preliminary hearing quashed the warrant ruling that it was improperly drawn arresting officers then went before the grand jury and obtained a True Bill against Hamlin. Carlton d. Young of Moffitt drive enter pleas of guilty to 22 counts of issuing worthless checks. Another Case was nol pressed with leave. Young was Given a 30-Day suspended sentence in each Case my was placed on probation. He was ordered to make restitution. A charge of driving during permanent revocation against Perry Thomas Hatcher 54, of Landsdown drive was nol pressed with leave. Court solicitors said the action was taken when it was Learned a mistake had been made on hatchery a driving record in Raleigh and that although he had been charged several times with driving during revocation his License had not been permanently revoked. Following the Superior court decision another warrant was issued charging Hatcher with driving without an operator s License. The warrant was drawn monday but charged the offence took place March 24. 1971, the Date of the original charge of driving during permanent revocation Hatcher was fined $25 and costs monday in District court. James Marion White 19. Of Fem Street was Given 18-24 months suspended and placed on probation on a charge of Auto larceny. A nol pros with leave was taken in cases of breaking and entering and larceny and receiving against Thurman Ray Allen alcohol Poison cause of death Thomasville alcohol poisoning has been listed As the cause of death of Jesse Sweet 53, of March Street police Learned wednesday. Sweets body was found in the Kitchen of his Home on april 22. Prior to receipt of the medical examiners report from Chapel Hill on wednesday police had been investigating the Case As though foul play might have been involved

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