High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 15 1974, Page 66

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 100000 or so rides on Friendly Little game by Patrick Arnold associated press writer Las vegas Nev a when the likes of w c Peggy buggy Pearson Thomas Amarillo slim Preston and Iron Man Smith sit Down for a Friendly Little game you can bet its not Friendly and its not Little Pearson Preston and the mysterious wont give his real name or say where Hes join another nine or 10 professional gamblers tonight Ina game of hold pm the game is a form of stud poker that the featured attraction at the fifth annual world series of poker the Winner will walk away with from each of the dozen or so card Sharps play ing Pearson last years win Ner netted a record 120000 of it from the hold pm game Preston won the year before and earned a tidy hold pm is a form of 7 card stud in which each player is dealt two cards face Down and the rest of the hand is played with a communal set of cards dealt face up in the Middle of the table the game continues until one player has All the Money with Breaks Only for eating and sleeping Pearson has been a professional Gambler for More than 20 years he thinks Hes had a Peggy buggy Pearson takes breather great life but recommend it to anyone else he failed to win any of the preliminary games last week and complained that Hes been a Little bit off in re cent months i dont know whether id say in feeling confident or rot said the 46yearold self described Hustle i have to say that at this stage in not feeling too confident the toughest thing of All is yourself if you cant manage yourself you cant win in the first place the world series of poker is sponsored by a Las vegas club gop withholding of support for nominee is defended Raleigh Republican chairman Thomas s Bennett says he has no intention of resigning for making the statement that he cannot support the party nominee James m Newcomb for supreme court chief Justice r Frank Everett former state legislator sent a Telegram to Bennett tuesday calling upon him to resign immediately Everett a former Democrat who turned Republican said new comb was chosen by re publicans All Over North Carolina to be our nominee for the fall election you have ridiculed every Republican voter in North Carolinas have never heard of a state chairman coming out against a nominee selected at the ballot Box by his own party your actions will probably cause republicans for Robert Morgan to be set up across North Carolina Everett was referring to atty Gen Robert Morgan the democratic nominee for u s Senate who opposes Republican William e Stevens or in the november election Newcomb a fire systems dealer in Martin county with no Legal training garnered almost 60 per cent of the Republican primary vote Over District court judge Elreta m Alexander of Greensboro the nations first Black woman judge trucker finds Bullet holes in Rig by the associated press a North Carolina Driver says he is going to stay Home during the strike of Independent truckers because he found three of his tires flattened and a Bullet Mark on his trailer when he stopped in Tennessee Harry stains a company Driver for the Slosman corp of Asheville no said he was hauling Nylon from North Carolina to Massachusetts when he Dis covered the damage monday night at a truck Stop in Erwin Tenn near the North Carolina Border he said he left the truck and returned Home to sit it out until this is Over a Leader of the Independent operators claims that the majority of independents in North Carolina have joined the strike Wilkie Cheek president of the Southeastern Independent operators association said in an interview tuesday that because there was no violence or blockades in North Carolina the strike was getting very Little at Tention if the Drivers just go peacefully you dont have anything to write about he complained we Hope to god there is violence he added a Check of truck stops across North Carolina tues Day disclosed no gathering of strikers managers at the stops said business was off but Only slightly independents struck at Midnight sunday for the third time in six months to protest rising fuel costs Low Speed limits and weight regulations water weight problem use Elim excess water in the body can be uncomfortable e 11m will help you lose excess water weight we at Mann drug stores recommend it Only Mann drug Sale property at Northwest Corner South main Street West Fairfield Road the Amos Ragan someplace this property is being sold by Amos r Kearns and h s Ragan or commissioners in the special proceeding entitled Horace s Ragan set Al versus Amos Ragan Jet Al 68 up pending in the Superior court of Guilford county North Carolina at private Sale subject to the approval of said court a private bid of reported to the court on May 10 1974 the bid May be upset at any Lime prior to 5 Oclock pm on May 201974 by filing an in creased bid with the clerk of Superior court of Guilford county in High Point North Carolina if you have any interest in this property please Contact either of the commissioners prior to 12 noon May 20 1974 Amos r Kearns commissioner h s Ragan or commissioner 449 South Wrenn St High Point no p o Box 4056 Archdale no 10yearold boy drowns in Charlotte Charlotte of Willie Mcleod hrs playmates had leaped from a Rowboat and waded or splashed to Shore the 10yearold was the Only one left in the red and White Rowboat at Spratt Lake on the Southwest Edge of Charlotte he jumped into the what he believed was shallow water in the Muddy Pond but the cavorting of the others had caused the Row boat to Drift farther and farther from Shore and the water into which Willie leaped want that shallow he drowned tuesday while the others two girls and three boys aged 9 to 11 watched in horror two teenage boys who had just come to the Pond to fish tried to Rescue Willie one of them 14yearold James Smith tried to go to willies Aid but Smith cant swim and he soon found himself in water too deep to walk in then 13yearold Frederick fee swam to Willie but he said Willie wrapped his arms around him and pulled them both under before turning Loose the second time they went under members of a lifesaving Crew recovered the body in 12 to 15 feet of water about 35 feet from Shore High Point Enterprise wednesday May 151974 a democrats consider Oil Industry taxes Washington a House democrats Are ready for a showdown on proposals that would swiftly boost Oil Industry taxes by several billion dollars the democrats were called today to a special caucus to act on resolutions urging the House rules committee to let the House vote on the amendments advocated by reps William j Green d a and Charles a Vanik d Ohio Green and Vanik members of the ways and Means committee Are unhappy with that panels ver Sion of Oil tax Reform legislation they challenged ways and Means chairman Wilbur d Mills dark when he decided to seek from the rules committee a Rule forbidding amendments so Green and Vanik petitioned for the democratic caucus in an attempt to bind the democratic majority of the rules committee to allow House consideration of their amendments Oil state members of the ways and Means committee headed opposition to the pan Els Bill furthermore three of 10 democrats on the rules committee Are from Oil states the ways and Means committees Bill would hike Petroleum Industry taxes by about billion to billion Over six years it would phase out a major Oil Industry tax break Oil depletion 1979 and would impose a temporary new excise tax on Windfall profits earned by the Industry during the Energy shortage however the new Windfall Levy is linked with a provi Sion eventually giving oilmen a Way to escape paying much of this new tax by blowing profits Back into the search for Oil the Bill also would toughen tax treatment of Oil company income from foreign sources the depletion allowance saves oilmen billion to billion a year in Federal taxes it permits 22 per cent of Gross income from Oil and natural Gas property to be deducted from taxable in come up to a top of 50 per cent of taxable net income the committee boosted the 50 per cent to 100 per cent and decided to keep the allowance for most natural Gas greens amendment would end the allowance for both Oil and Gas on Jan 1 1974 he said this would increase Industry taxes by nearly billion this year on profits of billion Vanik said his amendment also would produce an additional billion per year for the Treasury the Driller of a Well now can charge off As a current expense most of the Cost instead of treating the Well As a capital asset to be depreciated Over years alcohol problems Are you concerned about alcoholism do you know How alcohol addiction affects people get information get facts get help the alcohol education Center invites you to visit its new facility at 118 West Russell Avenue in downtown High Point High Point phone 8854611 8859424 Jamestown phone 4543212 4542794 e31s4 es1w come see us at car winds get Worth of car winds 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