High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 15 1974, Page 8

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 15, 1974, High Point, North Carolina To High Point Enterprise wednesday May 15, 1974 Newark s mayor Gibson re elected Black elected Over White opposition by the associated press Newark mayor Kenneth a. Gibson the first Black mayor of a major northeastern City has easily won re election Over a fiery Leader of the new Jersey City s minority White population. In other elections tuesday two West Virginia incumbent Duke denies mine Union charges Charlotte n. C. Apr the Duke Power co. Has labelled As a just another smear move by the us we charges by the United mine workers that it conspired with a rival Union in an Effort to break a 10-month strike at a Duke owned Coal mine. This was the Utility a reaction toll charges filed with the National labor relations Board in Cincinnati Ohio tuesday by the ump. The charges named Duke the Southern labor Union of Oneida tenn., and the Eastover mining co., a Duke subsidiary which owns the struck Eastover mine at Brookside in Harlan county by. The ump charged that the three have engaged in a conspiracy employing briber coercion intimidation and refusal to bargain in Good Faith in an Effort to keep the ump out of the mine. Brookside miners were represented by the Slu until last june 26, when they voted 113-555 to end affiliation with the Slu in favor of the ump. The miners struck last july after talks failed to end in a contract. Carl Horn jr., president of Duke Power which has Headquarters in Charlotte said in a statement after the charges to the Norb a we have no knowledge whatsoever of these alleged dealings As reported by the ump and i have been assured by the president of the Eastover mining co., Norman Yarborough that none of the company a management was involved in any Way. A if indeed any Clandestine dealings took place the situations involved two mine unions and the efforts of one to replace the other. Insinuation that either Duke Power or Eastover mining co. Could be involved is just another smear move by the ump. A accepting his first monthly paycheck president Calvin Coolidge told the . Treasury department representative to a Call . Representatives who were challenged won easy renomination and two other democratic congressmen were unopposed. Nebraska s democratic governor j. James Exon won nomination for a second term. Unofficial results in Newark a nonpartisan election showed Gibson with 42,-313 votes to 33,652 for Anthony Imperiale a state senator who organized White Street patrols after the disastrous 1967 riots. Three other candidates polled a combined total of 1,548. Gibsons Victory was in contrast to his election four years ago when the major Campaign Issue was race. Gibson 41, said in his Victory speech that Newark had rejected a racial basis for choosing a mayor. He said in the 1970 election a the City was divided by fear. But this election shows that Newark has come up from its Imperiale a former karate instructor was conciliatory in defeat. A i offer my hand in Solidarity to mayor Gibson it s up to him to accept or reject my offer a he said. In West Virginia reps. John m. Slack or. And Robert la. Moi Loha n won renomination. Reps. Harley o. Staggers chairman of the House Commerce committee and Ken Hechler an outspoken environmentalist were unopposed. The Only gop congressional primary was in Mollohan District where Glass bottle blowers end 2-week strike Toledo Ohio a a two week strike by 1,600 members of the Glass bottle blowers association at to Owens Illinois inc., plants around the country ended today after the workers ratified a new three year contract. The company announced the settlement tuesday and said workers at the firm s plastic products division facilities would be returning to their jobs today. The Union went on strike May i. The company said the contract provides undisclosed wage increases and improved fringe benefits Pius a Cost of living escalator clause in the second and third years of the pact. The strike affected plants at Atlanta a. Baltimore my. Charlotte . Chicago 111. Cincinnati Ohio Dallas Tex. Edison . Kansas City to. Newburyport mass., and St. Louis to. Blown plastic containers injection folded products and Sheet formed products Are produced at the plants. Primary roads nub of requests Raleigh apr Federal Highway officials will be asked to designate 1,700 Miles of highways in North Carolina As part of a priority primary Highway system. State transportation Secretary Bruce Lentz told a news conference tuesday 402 Miles of the proposed system would be Given a top priority by designation. He said he planned to Fly to Washington to emphasize to North Carolinas congressional delegation the importance of getting Federal designation for the new system. He said it would give North Carolina a an Opportunity to Correct some of the deficiencies in the interstate Highway system in our state by allow ing us to upgrade our most congested primary a while there is not a great Deal of Money attached to this proposed system today by 1980 when the Federal interstate system is completed the emphasis is expected to shift to the priority system a Lentz stated. The top priority routes he said would Cost an estimated 11.2 billion. A the proposed system if approved As presently drawn will create a major new route to North Carolina s coast As Well As connect the states Mountain areas with major East West the top priority routes length and estimated Cost include a Bea Catcher freeway Asheville 4.3 Miles $39.8 million. A. S. 321-n. C. 16, Boone to Charlotte 89.7 Miles $173.3 million. -1-40 bypass Winston Salem 20.6 Miles $114 million. A a. S. 52, Winston Salem to Lexington 16 8 Miles $54.9 million. A a. S. 311, Winston Salem tot. S. 220,31.2 Miles $114.9 million. A Industrial Boulevard Statesville 4.6 Miles $6.8 million. A outer Belt Charlotte 56.5 Miles $237.3 million. A Independence Boulevard. Charlotte 11.3 Miles. $140.7 million. Aycock Freeman Mill Greensboro 11.2 Miles $52 2 million. East West freeway Durham 4.3 Miles $20 million a Dawson Mcdowell Street Extension Raleigh 2.4 Miles $7.1 million. A Beatline a. S. I Raleigh 16 5 Miles $23 2 million. A Owen drive cd Fayetteville 13 Miles $36 4 million. A a. S. 70, Smithfield bypass 17.8 Miles $41,2 million. U. S. 64, Rocky mount bypass 7.5 Miles $30 9 million. A. S. 701-421, 1-95 to Wilmington 94.3 Miles $136.1 million. Wheeling lawyer Joseph Laurita was leading Alfred Clark a county assessor in incomplete returns. Slack who was accused of being a a Nixon democrats and criticized for not doing More to support the watergate investigation had the toughest race. He will face Republican William l. Larcamp. Staggers will face William h. Ley a former aide to Republican gov. Arch a. Moore or. No Republican ran in Hechler s District but gop officials May name a candidate later. In Nebraska democratic gov. J. James Exon showed political muscle by pulling his preferred running mate Gerald Whelan onto the ballot to run As lieutenant governor. Exon Defeated Lyman mayor Richard Schmitz. With 1 .684 of 2,077 precincts reporting Exon had 86 per cent of the vote. State sen. Richard Marvel was unopposed for the gop nomination for governor but received More than 87.000 votes. Anne Batchelder a longtime gop organizer and wealthy Omaha businesswoman won the party s nomination for lieutenant governor. In the 2nd District democratic congressional race Douglas county commissioner Dan Lynch Defeated Omaha City councilman John Hlavacek. Gop incumbent John y. Mccollister was unopposed. In the 3rd congressional District Republican rep. Dave Martin is retiring after seven terms and an eight candidate gop race was still a tossup Early wednesday. State sen. Wayne Ziebarth won the democratic nod defeating Farmer Ralph Miller. The state s third congressman Republican Charles Thone was unopposed As was the democratic challenger Hess Dyas. Discount Cinter Highway 109 to Cloniger or. Thomasville open daily 9 a m. To 9 . Sundays i .-6 . We Reserve the right to limit quantities similar illustrations used when exact copies not available Squibb the name you can Trust i i squib a a it i i i Nasa. Squibb ther Agran a with 30 free Squibb Mineral Oil quart size Brox Dent automatic action Toothbrush the plaque fighter. Brox Dent makes the most of brushing time. Give your family the gift of cleaner Teeth. 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