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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 9, 1974, High Point, North Carolina High Point Enterprise wednesday october 9, 1974 3b Davidson office seekers outnumber voters by Lee Mortimer Enterprise staff writer Thomasville a if you removed most of the candidates from Here there probably be anyone left Quot said one local democratic office seeker in describing tuesday nights a meet the candidates forum held at the Thomasville civic Center. The Jaycees sponsored event was held so that citizens could meet the people they will be voting for in next months election. But the candidates heavily outnumbered the prospective voters whose support they were seeking. Jaycee officials explained the poor turn out partly on the Lack of publicity the event received. And they said citizens May not have understood the event was to be open to the Public. A but you just can to get people out to an event like this anymore a explained county commission chairman Joe Berrier. A with the Media and the press covering it All people Are just More Likely to stay at Home and read about it in the paper or watch it on television,0 about 50 persons in All showed up for the event 30 candidates and about 20 voters. It gave the candidates on both sides of the party Fence a Chance for congenial socializing devoid of rancorous political squabbles. Democratic candidates said the re Pulican county commission has acted two slowly in implementing a waste water treatment system for the county a Elf everything is successful nov. 5,�?� said candidate c. A. A a Whitey Smith a then we a be Able to get on with if right incumbent re Pulican commissioner Bob Carroll defended the present Board s fiscal policy which he says a has put the county a finances on a sound Businesslike a a that a Why we have a 35 Flap arises Over Mizell by Lee Mortimer Enterprise staff writer Thomasville partisan Contention was Only slightly apparent As Democrat and Republican office seekers socialized during tuesday nights a meet the candidates forum held at the Thomasville civic Center. But a bit of political rancor did manage to crop up during a discussion of Republican fifth District incumbent congressman Wilmer d. Mizell. As Mizelle a opponent Democrat Stephen neat criticized the congressman a voting record some Republican Mizell backers criticized Neal for not campaigning in a positive manner. Neal assailed Mizell for being an unflagging supporter of former president Richard Nixon practically until the Day of Nixon a resignation. He also said Mizell had voted to subsidize big business while voting against programs of Benefit to workers Small Farmers the elderly Consumers education and the environment. A Mizell has voted for the politics of bad economics., he has no program to solve the problems. He is generally highly ineffective As a dignitaries attend rites for Hodges Chapel Hill . Apr a a the seeds he planted have yet to Bear their finest with these words a minister eulogized former gov. Luther h. Hodges tuesday As a Man whose efforts to expand and diversify North Carolinas Economy were the greatest heritage he left the people. Gov. Jim Holshouser and former goes. Dan Moore Terry Sanford and Bob Scott led the dignitaries who attended memorial services for Hodges who died sunday of a heart attack. Hodges 76, served As governor from 1954 to 1961 and was Secretary of Commerce under presidents Kennedy and Johnson. The Rev. A Langill Watson former pastor of the University methodist Church and superintendent of the Durham District of the United methodist Church delivered the Eulogy. He said Hodges Quot values were folded out of economic privation. His character was informed by simple an american Flag was draped on the casket. The body was taken to Eden in Rockingham county where burial was in Overlook cemetery. It gov. Jim Hunt some legislative leaders University of North Carolina officials including president William c. Friday and some chanters attended the memorial service. Miss Carol Bernard Hodges granddaughter who is a divinity student at Duke University offered a Long prayer for her Grandfather. Congressman a neat said. Overhearing Neal a comments Republican state sen. Bob Somers said a the Neal is not giving the voters any positive reason to vote for a i think you should be More positive about your own platform instead of attacking Mizell a . State House candidate Gilbert Davis suggested. A Tell me or. Neal what made you decide to enter this race a he inquired. A i suppose Richard Nixon inspired me to get into it a Neal answered. A i thought he was destroying the country and i Felt Mizell was helping a during the entire time our Constitution was under attack during the Nixon administration. Mizell was backing it up a he said. Neal had also been critical of Mizell for appearing to be sponsoring legislation for Public relations purposes. A the talks about and introduces a lot of Bills Neal said a but he can to Ever get any of them out of committee. Not even the new River he said organized Consumers educators and senior citizens have All Given Mizell very poor performance Marks for his stands on programs of Benefit to those groups. A the league of conservation voters has placed Mizell on its a dirty dozen list Neal said. A that Means they consider him among the 12 congressman most destructive to the a a he a like any other human being a Republican backers said in defense of Mizell a a he a subject to making one county commissioner asserted that no matter what else May be said of Mizell a a he a a Fine Christian Man who would never take a drink of cent tax rate Here and other counties have fl.50,�?� Carroll said. Democratic candidate for sheriff Paul a a Jaybird Mccrary said if he were elected he would work to decentralize the sheriffs department. He said he could keep the Thomasville office open 24 hours a Day As Well As open offices in Denton and Midway a without additional Cost to the Plant lays off 120 workers Raleigh a Westinghouse meter division Plant in Raleigh has announced the Layoff of 120 workers because of reduced demand for the meters the Plant produces. The Laid off workers represent about 7mi per cent of the work Force of the Plant whose 1,600 workers make it the largest employer in the Raleigh area. On the scene pc cheerleader Teresa Danneal Burdette daughter of mrs. Wanda g. Burdette of it. 3, High Point has been chosen a cheerleader at High Pont College. Miss Burdette is a graduate of Allen Jay High. I Luau tonight a special senior citizens Luau will be held tonight at High Point City Lake in connection with the fourth annual meeting of the n. C. Assn. Of senior citizens club Delegate conference which began Here today. The event will wind up thursday with an installation service for new officers beginning at to a m., followed by a general business session at la a The conference is cosponsored by the High Piont and Thomasville recreation departments. Coa class the second of 12 classes to be held monthly dealing with varied topics concerning older americans will be held Friday at 7 . At Wesleyan arms nursing Home. Featured speaker will be mrs. Rosemary Hartzler director of the social services department at High Point memorial Hospital. Anyone wishing to attend the free sessions should Call the High Point Council on aging. A of i school report by Carol Blanchard Randleman High school reporter Homecoming was oct. 4, and the tigers played West Davidson a dragons. The Tiger team claimed a Victory and Penny Gainey was crowned Queen. A dance was held afterwards. The classes and clubs did their yearly tasks of building the floats which were the Center of the Homecoming Parade. The band football players and Homecoming court were included. Adding color and spirit to our football games is the Randleman High school band miss Anne Shipwash director took the band to car winds on sept. 28. Look out for their fruit cake Sale in october. The 1974-75 a Trende Zouse staff has conducted the annual sales for a week. The annuals will be sold throughout the year. The staff promises an exciting yearbook this year the various clubs have begun their meetings. New ins initiated open seven Days a week i each fit ? Job set j Ner Trinity no ii w. R n. C by we Reserve the right to limit quantities is Imam i into Check Here too free Stamps 200 free Stamps 300 free expires october 12,1974 with $10.00 order with $20.00 order with $30.00 order Check Here we give we give members Are being and of Alcera Are elected. Being the elections of class officers were held last week. The results Are senior class president Cathy Mcpherson vice president David Hayes Secretary ted Hollingsworth and treasurer Libby Vestal. Junior class officers Are president Danny Street vice president Cynthia Peeler Secretary Betsy Robbins and treasurer Jay Groce. The Sophomore class president is Ellen Cashatt vice president Eddie Auman Secretary Cindy cock Eian and treasurer Kathy Lawrence. Freshman officers Are president Paul Byrd vice president Gina Coble Secretary Lynn Petty and treasurer Lisa Frazier. The Junior class has been Selling magazines to raise Money for the Junior senior prom. The Sale ended on monday sept. 30. The juniors have placed orders for their class rings. The construction of the new school building la processing on schedule. It if located behind the old building and the anticipated move will take place sometime in january. Re in in in we Welcome food stamp shoppers Brown n serve pork chops Armour sausage u a i we give we give we pork loin Armour Franks 12-oz. Pkg. We give Bunker Hill beef Stew we give Quarter sliced Krey meat and we give we give Center Cut pork chops 19 la. Gravy j Crisco Oil 48 of. $j99 we give we give if delicious Peanut butter we give 28-oz. Jar 19 Dainty biscuit flour we give 10-lb. Bag we give we give banquet pot pies 2 la. Bag of Randolph Corn meal free with Purchase of the above flour we give i we give 8-oz. Pies we give Heinz Renu zit Ketchup chef boy a Dee Frozen pizzas asst flavors we give air i i 32 of. It freshener Keg u i we Tivi idly of i 7-oz. Size Staley s syrup we give 36 of. Bottle we give 4-lb. Bag to free Stamps with Thi punch Asi of 46 of. Hawaiian punch to hits Kim

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