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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 22, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 6d High Point Enterprise wednesday May Zzz 1974 injured girl satisfactory a 10-year-old girl struck by an automobile monday night was listed in satisfactory condition at High Point memorial Hospital today. Martha Jane Alexander of Laurel Lane was Riding her bicycle from an apartment driveway onto Long Street when she ran into the rear of a car driven by Teresa Diana Welch of Wilkes Street. Police investigators determined that the Accident was unavoidable on the part of the Driver and no charges were filed. Firm awarded . Contract Thomasville Singer hosiery Mills inc. Of Thomasville has been awarded a Federal government contract totalling $785,400, according to officials of the Small business administration. The defense personnel support Center has awarded the contract for socks Cotton Nylon and Wool under a Federal program which sets aside a portion of . Government procurement for Small businesses. Small Randolph tax hike expected for next year horse show preparations High Point Lions club members Grady Snow right and Bob Smith put finishing touches on the sign announcing the 30th annual High Point Lions horse show for saturday at Albion Millis stadium. Forty two classes of horses from three states will be judged in three shows at 10 30 a.m., 1 30 . And 7 30 . Proceeds will Benefit the Blind and visually handicapped of the High Point area. Staff photo by Art Richardton by Don Wrenn Enterprise staff writer a Asheboro following a meeting which ended shortly after Midnight tuesday Randolph county commissioners had a clearer idea of what county operations will Cost in the upcoming 1974-75 fiscal year and found that a tax increase May be in store for Randolph county taxpayers. The commissioners tuesday before they adjourned their lengthy session did approve by Resolution the setting up of a special fire tax for the Randolph residents living in the fair Grove fire Protection District. The rate will probably be Between four and five cents per $100 property valuation for the first year. The special tax will be collected starting july i. Randolph residents of the District which is mostly in Davidson county had petitioned the commissioners to impose the tax so they might continue receiving fire Protection As they have in the past. A a in a afraid there May be a Small tax increase for Randolph county residents a county manager Harold Holmes said this morning. Holmes said the commissioners have now studied All budget requests and another session has been scheduled for monday night with departmental Heads to see where More cuts can be made. A we have the tax rate Down to 60 cents for $100 property valuation for 1974-75.�?� Holmes said a but this would mean a 15 cent tax hike and in a sure they the commissioners Are not going to leave it the 1974-75 tax Levy will be made on too per cent of property valuation and consequently commissioners plan to Cut the current tax rate of $1.05 per $100 property valuation in half if possible. Another for embezzlement sawdust pile catches fire High Point firemen responded to a Call at Myrtle desk co. On Taylor Street at 4 30 . Tuesday. The fire was confined to a pile of sawdust. Firemen determined that the cause of the fire was Sparks flying onto the sawdust from a nearby smokestack. No damages were reported. Two arrested for 73 break in two High Point men were arrested by police tuesday and charged in connection with a break in dec. 31 at the Donald Lindsay residence on Pendleton Street. Tommy Orlands Saunders 22, of Franklin Street was charged with the actual break in. Darrel Amaker 22, of Stanton place was charged with receiving stolen property a television set reportedly taken during the break in. Large haul taken in House break in Guilford county deputies reported today that William Dallas Ozment a sergeant with the Greensboro police dept., reported his Sedgefield residence broken into tuesday and literally a cleaned Ozment said the break in occurred while he was away from the House playing Tennis. Entry was through a door in the Kitchen. He said that property Worth Over $1,700 was missing among the items taken were his .375 magnum service revolver and his Handcuffs. Other articles missing included jewelry two television sets an electric Shaver hair dryer and about $300 in change. Mrs. Jack Ling of it. 3, Highway 62, Archdale told deputies that someone forced open a door on her Carport and took property Worth Over $2,200. She said a $1,000 Coin collection was missing along with a tape player speakers tapes typewriter adding machine Shotgun and Rifle. Damage done to the House. A Freezer and other items in the House was estimated at $150. James Harvey Shaw of it. La Greensboro red Road told deputies that someone took his 1973 Podel pickup truck while it was parked behind his Home. Jim m. Pearson of Jamestown reported his $379 motorcycle stolen from the garage at his Home. The expression a fit to a to a refers to the exact measurement of a to Square. Virgil Carrick jr., 28, of Baker Road was charged with receiving stolen goods. According to the warrant. Carrick is accused of having property Worth $575 in his Possession. The property allegedly was stolen in a break in at the e. Washington drive office of or. J. J. Wilson. Police took Leroy White 30, of e. Commerce Avenue into custody tuesday on a charge of embezzlement and three counts of issuing worthless checks. The embezzlement warrants was taken out by an investigator with the . Dept of insurance and charges that White took $905 from North Carolina Mutual life of Durham. John Palmer Clark. 21, of Edgewood drive reported that someone entered his Home by breaking the Glass in the Back door. He said three stereo units valued at $900 were missing. He said the thieves also took several rifles and shotguns but their value was not immediately known. According to police thieves opened several machines at the Coin laundry on s. Main Street and took about $125 in quarters. Thieves entered vending machines at Akron spool manufacturing co. On Progress and took undetermined amounts of cigarettes soft drinks and change and officers on patrol found two machines open and an undetermined amount of change missing at the Wilco station on we Green drive. Mary Ware of Asheboro Street told police that someone entered her apartment and took a $40 television set and Ronald d. Watkins of Anderson place said someone pried a screen off a window at his Home but nothing was believed missing. Mckindley Ledbetter of Walnut Street said that someone attempted to pry open the door to his apartment but was unsuccessful. Deloris Faye Wallace of Elwood drive reported clothing Worth $150 stolen from a closet in her Home and Alice Faye Safrit of it. 5, Trinity said that her purse containing $120 in Cash was taken from her car while it was parked in Oakwood cemetery. Police said that 45 Cartons of cigarettes valued at $124 were stolen from a truck parked at the food world at East Gate shopping Center and a $100 calculator was reported missing from an office at a amp a Toyota. A witness reported seeing three juvenile boys remove a Coin machine from the Wail at an e. Green drive laundry and summoned police. Officers said they found the boys with the machine in the Back Yard of a Cable Street residence the boys were Ages 14, 13 and to. Six persons reported bicycles stolen. Sheryl Kaye Stout of Timberlake drive said that two males Rode up to her House on bicycles. She said one of them took her bicycle from the Yard and left his which had a Flat tire Everett Verne Snotherly of Gatewood Avenue said a bicycle was stolen from Central High school Mary Lou Brown of High Point College said her Bike was taken from in front of a dorm Talton Robbins of Asheboro Street said his songs Bike was taken from in front of a grocery on e. Russell Avenue Betty Neeley of Woodrow Avenue said a Bike was taken from her Back Yard and Ann l. Calloway of Young Street reported a bicycle stolen from her front porch. Two 15-Yea a old boys were taken into custody tuesday for allegedly shoplifting merchandise at Kmart a 15year-old boy was taken into custody for allegedly taking merchandise at . Penny and a 12-year-old boy was accused of taking merchandise from the Flash Market on e. Green drive. Boyd h. Poplin 62, of Oak Street was charged with larceny and Public drunkenness Lewis Gore 33, of s. Main Street seven counts of issuing worthless checks James Millikan Woolen 19, of e. Suffolk drive Drunken driving and Jerry Lynn White 31, of s. Main Street leaving the scene of an Accident and failure to yield the right of Way. Slush piling could hamper new Talent to those of you who Are writing a Book or pondering a literary tour de Force the phrase a slush pile represents the difference Between sudden Fame and hiding the completed manuscript in an attic. Slush pile is the limbo to which All unsolicited manuscripts Are consigned. In the offices of most publishers there is a desk piled High with unpublished books written by retired doctors schoolteachers police officers and Young aspirants. They Are read in the main by Bright Young ladies who aspire to become editors. A dismal business. The breaking in of an unknown author is Akin to busting out of sing sing by scratching the Walls with fingernails. Doubleday for example examines 19,000 unsolicited manuscripts a year and finds four worthy of publication. Simon amp schuster will not read such manuscripts. Bill Henderson writing in the new York times Book review quotes Simon amp schuster As stating a in a few years every publisher will be refusing unsolicited material As we Jim Landis of William Morrow says a the excuse i d like to hear is that they won t read the stuff because Reading it is so goddamn first hot to give you the now Hormel tells you what we have in our wieners. You can see for yourself what our hot dogs Are made of right on this new Label. Read How much Good beef and pork they contain. And no Cereal or other fillers. That Means Hormel wieners give you the same High Quality Complete protein As any other Good meat you buy. As Well As what out it you set of them Hormel knows you re concerned about the nutrition in foods you serve to your family. That Why months ago we were first to list nutritional information about our wieners right up front on our Label. We think you want the facts. We know you deserve the facts. Hormel puts the facts up front. Nut and yet almost every adult american who can write a Lucid letter has at one time or another said a boy could i write a Book a stifling new Talent is dangerous. The publishers realize this and one and All they advise neophyte authors to first find a literary agent. Doors to Young new writers Are being slammed a few turn in desperation to a a vanity publishing houses which will print a few thousand copies of any manuscript if the author pays for it in Advance. Somewhere within those slush piles Are uncut diamonds. Even when they Are uncovered agents and editors do not always recognize them. Frances Pundyck a remarkably Good literary agent read a slush pile Book and wearily called the author in to Tell her to please take it Home and forget it. It was she said pure Corn. The lady who wrote it Felt crushed. Her name was Betty Smith. The Book was a a tree grows in five Good publishers declined an outline of a the Day Lincoln was Evans Thomas then editor of Harper and Row scanned it and said a this is destined to be a runaway who to believe writing remains an Art form. The Book you love May be anathema to me and vice versa. If you were an editor and you heard that a writer named Roger Kahn was doing a nostalgic Book about a of All organizations a the Brooklyn dodgers would you put your Money in it it was called a the boys of summer and became a bestseller. Long ago i was founding editor of Gold medal books. We published original books a As opposed to reprints a in softcover. One Day out of nowhere i read a manuscript called a the brass i told my Boss Bill Lengel that i was going to publish it. He read it and shrugged. His Boss in Fawcett publications took it Home and read it. A it wont sell a he said. I asked him who the hell was editor. A you Are a he said a but i want it understood that i am opposed to this one and if you publish it ifs on your no one knew the writer. I never met him. His name was John Macdonald and he writes mysteries about a character named Travis Mcgee. I quit my Job. A the brass cupcakes sold Well or. Macdonald has since written Many More books and has 50 million copies in print the county manager said he Hopes the rate when finally set will be closer to 52via cents. A we done to know yet what More can be Cut out but with the departmental Heads on monday we will go into each budget again and see where reductions can be made a explained Holmes. He said the county schools will receive necessary funds to continue the ambitious Art music program begun this year in All county schools for the first time but added other programs May be Cut. The budgets As submitted by the various county departments Call for expenditures totalling More than $14.6 million. This compares to the current budget which totals $11,248,000. The county manager said also monday the commissioners will decide whether to continue to charge municipalities to use the county Landfill. He said several City officials want the county to let the cities use the Landfill located near Central Falls without charge maintaining they Are being double taxed. County commissioners on the other hand say if the county lets the cities use the Landfill free the county taxes will have to be increased to take care of operational costs. The Landfill opened in 1973 and fees Are charged to All municipalities and commercial haulers while individual residents can use it free. This fiscal year it has Cost around $90,000 to operate the Landfill with about $22,000 coming in from users fees and the rest from Federal Revenue sharing funds. The commissioners have already indicated they will use Revenue sharing funds also in 1974-75 to make up the difference. Legal notices an ordinance requiring the building inspector of the City of High Point to demolish certain property pursuant to article to of chapter Ima of the general Assembly statutes of North Carolina be it ordained by the Council of the City of High Point Section i that the City Council of the City of High Point finds As a fact that the following described property is unfit housing for human habitation and that the repair alteration and improvement of said dwelling cannot be made at a reasonable Cost in relation to the value of the dwelling and it further finds As a tact that the owners has been ordered to demolish said dwelling at his expense in accordance with chapter s of the code of ordinances of the City of High Point and mat the owner has failed to comply with said order. Section 2. That the building inspector of the City of High Point be and he is hereby authorized and directed to proceed with the demolition of the following described property in accordance with the chapter 5 of the code of ordinances of the City of High Point and article to of chapter Ima of the general statute of North Carolina property owner 60s Blair ave Don Scott High Point 995 Nottingham re. High Point n 7 Biair ave Don Scott High Point 995 Nottingham re. High Point . Section 3 that All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance Are hereby repealed Section 4. That this ordinance Snail become effective from and after its passage As by Taw provided by order of City Council this the 16th Day of May 1974 Catherine w. Harrington City Clark 522_ advertisement for bids water improvements Archdale North Carolina sealed bids for water improvements for the City of Archdale. North Carolina will be received by the mayor and City Council at the Council room in the City Hall Archdale North Carolina until 11 00 am May 21, 1974, and then at said time and place publicly opened and read aloud. The information for bidders form of bid form of contract plans specifications and form of performance and payment Bond and other contract documents May be examined at the following office of the mayor Archdale North Carolina office of the associated general contractors in Greensboro . Office of the Engineer in High Point North Carolina. Copies May be obtained at the office of we. F. Freeman associates 20m Brentwood Street High Point North Carolina upon payment of s5 of for each set the work will consist of the following deep Well pump and accessories. Any bidder upon returning such set promptly and in Good condition will be refunded his payment and any no bidder upon so returning such sat will be refunded fifty per Cen 50% of the Deposit. The owner reserves the right to waive any i formalities or to reject any or All bids. Each bidder must Deposit with his bid Security in the amount form and subject to the conditions provided in the information to bidders it is agreed that this contract May a increased by the addition of similar work or decreased at the option of Archdale. . No bidder May withdraw his old within 30 Days after the actual Date of the opening thereof. City of Archdale North Carolina Henry j. York mayor. _ a a Nancy f. Burrow Clark we f Freeman associates architects a engineers planners High Point North Carolina 5/15 amp 22 notice to creditors North Carolina Guilford county the undersigned having qualified As the e recut i of the estate it Griff Workman a a a j. G Workman late of Guilford county North Cerolina this is notify All persons firms or corporations having claims against said state to present them to the undersigned on or before the 15th Day of november 1974, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery All persons firms and corporations indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the Ith Day of May 1974. Sell it Workman the executrix of _ the estate of Workman deceased 1017 Adams Street High Point .7260 ogs Kuhn and Haworth p o. Box 109 High Point 272m a or t e7

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