High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 29 1974, Page 82

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1974, High Point, North Carolina 22a High Point Enterprise wednesday May 291974 women students at West Point level rising quickly by Mike Shanahan a military writer Washington a the army says it is preparing for the Remote possibility that women May be admitted to West Point or the other military academies officials Are evaluating the results of a special endurance and physical fitness test Given More than 1000 female soldiers although the test was re Quested by officials at West Point the army insists it has no plans to begin admitting Warnen to the Academy in response to questions the army acknowledged that in March and april a group of 1062 Basic trainees at fort Mcclellan Ala went through four separate drills each Young woman per formed the Bent Arm hang like a Bent leg setups a standing Broad jump and 600yard run and walk in a statement the army said the reason for the request that the test be conducted is that West Point has no data base on women physical fitness standards Academy officials would have been remiss had they not planned for even the most Remote contingency that females might eventually be admitted to the service academies the army said Over the last few years several congressmen have attempted to nominate women for admission to West Point and the air Force and naval academies officially the army says it bars women from West Point because All applicants must be capable of combat assignments even if they serve out full military careers in noncombat jobs army officials said the test Given the by the presidents Council on physical far different from any Examina Tion Given prospective male cadets at the military Academy Only two of the exercises the Broad jump and 600yard run and walk could be com pared with results for Young men who scored much higher Side glances by Gill Fox in v ts74 by inc to fit us pit there too Young to get married find out they cant live on love and Peanut butter right in your own Back Yard 4 it our luncheon special it it 129 Mon sat 114 rib Eye Steak or chopped Steak served with Texas Toast and Crisp Green salad baked potato Sam Feu special huge Texas Tbone s299 served with baked potato Crisp Green salad and Texas Toast bring the whole family for Quality and Price 7 out available 4 locations to serve you 1711 North main Street High Point North Carolina 3015 High Point Road Greensboro North Carolina North East shopping Center Greensboro North Carolina 850 Peters Creek Parkway Winston Salem North Carolina these locations Only fresh water gains in great Salt Lake by David Briscoe associated press writer Salt Lake City a you can still float like a Cork in great Salt Lake but its buoyancy is not what it used to be the Lake has twice As much water in it now As it did 10 years ago the Inland sea the site of declining recreational facilities and expanding Industry has caused problems for both As it has risen to its highest level in four decades and become fresher than in recent years the us geological surveys latest report says the Lake is at 420135 feet above sea level and contains twice As much water As it did in 1963 the record Low Point but it is still 11 feet below the record High of 1873 the Lake is an average is to 20 feet deep its fresher brine and higher Shoreline have washed South Shore beaches to a thin line disrupted water fowl habitats in its Northwest marshes and caused problems for Industry All around Only the lakes Northeast Comer Cut off by a Railroad causeway remains at near saturation with Salt and minerals but pleasure boating is booming in the South now that heavy Salt Content no longer is the corrosive threat it once was Cherill Silver whose family owns concessions on the Lake says Docking facilities for 200 boats will be completed by june and theres a waiting list for More than that tourism officials say tens of thousands of people still visit the Lake each year Many of them to test the buoyancy of its Salty water there is no record of anyone Ever drowning in the 1800 Square mile Lake the larg est natural body of water in the United states except for the great lakes the freshening water has made it More difficult and costly for Industry to extract Salt magnesium chlorine and other substances from its brine even industries in the Northeast Lake area Are concerned about evaporation Ponds becoming in undated by the rising Lake officials predict the Lake level will continue to Rise for another month before beginning a seasonal decline they blame the Rise primarily on climatological conditions read the Enterprise classified ads 3 big Days tomorrow Friday and saturday in est Hester 111 fill see an exhibition of shooting Friday 11 am 4 pm and pm saturday la am 1 pm and 3 pm fun for All Ages learn the fundamentals of gun safety and see an exhibition of shooting for fun at the times specified above in Westchester mall from swinging targets to the splitting of the Ace of Spades sideways a special film presentation for ladies immediately after shooting exhibition ladies come see this special film for you on the Art of self defense no charge its absolutely free free gun appraisal Joe g Marshall director of the Carolinas gun collectors association and a past official of several other gun clubs As Well As a factory representative will give free gun appraisals to anyone throughout the Western Days Sale bring your old gun in and find out How much its Worth join the fun festivities and excitement plus thousands of old time bargains during Western Days at ill etch Ester 111 h la shop in climate controlled Comfort Mon thru sat 10 am til pm

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