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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 18, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Racial clashes spread a the weather in Charlotte schools Hurt that Charlotte n. C. Apis four youngsters were injured today As racial fighting spread to two More Public schools in the Charlotte Mecklenburg system. School officials said none of those injured was seriously in lighting broke out in mid morning at South Mecklenburg High school. About too pupils most of them Black left the Campus after being instructed to return to class or leave school. Authorities said no one was injured in two Small outbreaks at Kennedy Junior High school which is in the same attendance area As olympic High where fighting forced the suspension of classes thursday the disturbance at South Mecklenburg broke out during the closing minutes of a Pep rally and continued during a scheduled five minute break from classes. Meanwhile classes resumed without incident at olympic. An estimated 23 county and school policemen were posted about the school grounds where fighting thursday forced the closing of the institution shortly before noon school officials scheduled separate lunch Breaks for each class today to avoid a mass confrontation by pupils. The disturbances thursday broke out soon after classes opened and again during Hie lunch period. County police said seven olympic students four Whites and three Blacks were arrested during the fighting and at least two students were taken by ambulance to Charlotte memorial Hospital where they were treated and released. Meanwhile four students from Boston strife torn Hyde Park High school will be flown to Charlotte next week by West Charlotte High school students who want to show their new England Peers that school desegregation can work. A final decision on the visit came thursday when West Charlotte High school principal Andrew p. A a same Haywood called Hyde Park headmaster John e. Best to discuss the visit. Edmisten gives anti crime plan Raleigh a democratic atty. Gen. Nominee Rufus Edmisten today outlined his plan for combating crime in North Carolina. At a Raleigh news conference this morning Edmisten declared that the attorney general must take a a leading role in fighting crime among his proposals was a Call for Stren thing the organized crime prevention Council. He said the Board now is merely a discussion group lie said it should have subpoena and other Broad investigatory Powers. Edmisten also called for additional state Bureau of investigation agents construction of an ski Headquarters in Raleigh a second Mobile crime lab and a program to educate the Public about Law enforcement. He also called on the ski to expand its anti drug efforts. Also during the breakfast news conference Edmisten said apparent harassment and vandalism was a a sickening when asked about reports of vandalism. Edmisten said tires were slashed on a Campaign car at his Headquarters two consecutive nights a window was recently smashed in Campaign worker a part. Ment and another supporter Felt the pilfer to his apartment Cut off from outside. Edmisten did t accuse supporters of his opponent Republican atty. Gen. James Carson of committing the acts. On his tax situation Edmisten said he has filed All the appropriate papers with the state Revenue commission and reiterated his belief that Quot i Don t think i ought to owe he said it seemed unfair that be has been a the Only one singled out in a Case Carson said Edmisten was criminally liable Lur not filing North Carolina income tax forms the to years he worked in Washington tor retiring sen. Sam Ervin l>-1 ., but still planned North Carolina As his Home and voted in the tar Heel state. Edmisten said his crime proposals had nothing on gun controls because he believes current Law is adequate and should be enforced More strenuously. He said the state needs More definite Laws against cheap handguns called a saturday night specials and said he is opposed to any Quot Hare brained scheme to confiscate guns. The candidate said his crime program was primarily aimed at education of the Public. He said the government must be a brought closer to the people and the Public must be shown what government can do tor them rather than against them. Edmisten said the general Assembly probably would go along with his proposals for a second ski Mobile crime lab additional ski agents and roving prosecutors. It would Cost a a minimal amount and would be Worth the expense because it would reduce crime on cigarette smuggling Edmisten said he does no to believe its proper for the state Highway patrol to be involved in the Effort. He said there is no Legal authority for the patrol to be involved in a program. Carson has called on the patrol to help gather information on smuggling West Charlotte student leaders have been working All week on the project to bring students from racially troubled Boston to observe what the Charlotte Mecklenburg system has accomplished in five years of full scale busing and desegregation. Official said thursday outbreak at olympic would not change plans and West Charlotte student Leader Don Turbyfill said the Boston students might even be taken on a visit to olympic. Plans Call for a boy and a girl of each race to be flown from Boston. They will stay in Homes of West Charlotte students w to Hope to raise As much of the Cost of the visit As possible themselves. A Elf we done to get enough from the students Well go to the Community a said principal Haywood. Students arrested in the olympic lighting were booked under a variety of charge to a. Police said these ranged from interfering with an officer to disorderly conduct and displaying a weapon v namely a Pool by late thursday officials said it still was not Clear what sparked the lighting which involved several Hundred students. Olympic has an enrolment of about 500 students approximately to per cent Black. A number of students told newsmen there were rumours that a Black student had stolen drugs trom a White student wednesday and friends of the two vowed to tight it out when school opened thursday. Jooma of atm Riavic Moa u diet Cammauf forecast inn a own to ii it t a a a inn Ilmer f �jnk�4 imm Cool and Windy Cool. Windy weather is in store for the High Point area saturday according to the National weather service forecast. Today should be sunny and mild with highs approximately 70. Tonight and saturday should be partly Cloudy and cooler becoming rather Windy saturday. Lows tonight Are expected in the upper 30s and Low 40s. Highs forecast North Carolina mostly sunny and mild today. With highs in 60s and Low 70s. Partly Cloudy and colder tonight and saturday becoming rather Windy saturday. Lows tonight in 30s and Low 40s mountains and North portion and mostly in 40s South portion highs saturday in upper 40s and Low 30s mountains mid 30s and mid 60s elsewhere. South Carolina sunny and mild today. Highest in 70s partly Cloudy and a Little cooler tonight and saturday. Lowest tonight in 40s. Highest saturday 60s mountains to 70s elsewhere. Saturday should be in the mid to upper 50s. The probability of rain is near Zero today and tonight and to per cent saturday. Winds Are variable at five to to Miles an hour today becoming North and Northeast at five to to Miles tonight. Temp khat res by the asset lated press 24 hours ending it 7 am. St station la l pm Asheville Clr 72 43 Augusta Clr 76 45 Charleston Clr 67 50 Charlotte Clr 70 46 Columbia Clr 78 47 Greensboro Clr 72 47 Greenville. S Clr 74 47 Raleigh Clr 70 44 Savannah log 75 51 Wilmington Clr 76 56 Over half expecting depression Princeton no. Apr More than half of the nation citizens believe the u. S. Economy is heading toward a 1930s style depression and nearly 70 per cent believe the economic situation will Worsen in the next six months according to the latest Gallup poll. Gallup surveyed 1.527 persons aged 18 and older sept. 27-30, nine Days before president Ford said that the country was not in a recession and called on the Public to help fight inflation. Responding to a question about a possible major depression 51 per cent of those polled said they thought one was coming 41 per cent said they did not and 8 per cent had no opinion. A year after its founding Halifax n s., was almost totally razed by a fire that swept the settlement in 1750, High Point Enterprise Friday october 18, 1974 a workers furloughed Charlotte no. Apr fiber industries has announced it will furlough a number of employees at plants in Shelby and in Greenville c., because of softening in the filament yarn Market. The furloughs will begin saturday oct. 26. Sources said Thev would involve shout 250 workers at Shelby and 400 at Greenville. The plants pm pipe a total of about 5,500. The announcement said the length of the furloughs would depend on general business conditions. The celanese corp. Announced earlier this week that 70 workers were being furloughed at its cel River Plant near Rock Hill s The daily news record a Trade publication for the textile and apparel industries reported in its thursday editions the following furloughs or dismissals at Man made Libers Plant Dow Badisch co., furloughed tor the week half the 1,600 workers at its Mebane and Boonville ., facilities and Laid off 170 others indefinitely. Dupont dismissed Iso Short term workers at Wilmington Revival services Calvary United methodist Church 1201 e. 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