High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 20 1976, Page 50

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 20, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 4d High Point Enterprise wednesday october 20. 1976 Freedom train arrives for five Day visit cab Driver robbed at gunpoint Greensboro the american Freedom train pulled into the Guilford courthouse National military Park this morning for the first of three North Carolina stops during its 21-month tour of the u s. The train will be open to the Public from 4 to to . Today and from 8 a m. To to . On thursday through sunday. Filled with hundreds of rare and priceless documents artefacts and historic Memorabilia the american Freedom train is a 26-car red White and Blue multimedia Bicentennial exhibition. The collection includes items such As George Washington s personal copy of the Constitution Daniel Boones diary Charleton Heston staff from a the ten commandments a and James Wyeth a portrait of John f Kennedy Over 500 items have been collected from museums libraries institutions and private collectors nationwide. The train pulled into the Greensboro Railroad Yards Early this by its Southern Pacific Daylight cops must wait for medals Jacksonville. Fla apr winners of the recent National police olympics Here have to wait for their medals officials who conducted the track and Field events for policemen found that the Gold Silver and Bronze medals they ordered were All inscribed a third place Quot and a Phoenix was written on the Back the error occurred because a Sample medal from last years event at Phoenix was sent to the manufacturer with instructions for changes but the changes weren to made. New medals were ordered and they will be mailed to the winning policemen. Steam engine. Although the engine itself will be pulled away from the 12 exhibition cars at Guilford courthouse National military Park visitors to the Freedom train can examine the engine closely As the boilers will remain fired throughout its five Day visit. Thousands of people from throughout the area Are expected to View the train which can accommodate Over 16,000 people per Day. Since the trains opening Day in Delaware on april i 1975, nearly seven million people have gone through the train in the 46 states and 122 cities it has visited to Date. In addition to the exhibits local exhibitors and entertainers will provide track Side activities to augment the visit of the american Freedom train. Several agencies including the United arts Council the african heritage Center at a amp t state University the United Way Tuffe Central Myca and the Piedmont lung Assn. Will have exhibits. Entertainment will be provided by High school bands and dancing troupes. The dedication ceremonies Bowne Thea Trig to Svenson Cybul Shepherd. Wipe Faia in Bah . Wal Ains it him a i if Immis and 11111 m 111111111 show 5 30 -7 15 boo All seats is 25 until 5 00 a Long John Silver a. Introduces the planks you eat not walk. Chicken planks. W Cleome Chicken planks to Long John Silver s menu ranks they re strips of Boneless Chicken breast and since they come wrapped in our Crisp Golden crust the taste is a must so come in and taste pm $l69 to officially commemorate the Guilford county Stop will take place on thursday at 1130 a m. An Exchange of gifts by the train s Host in the Piedmont the Guilford county Bicentennial commission and the american Freedom train foundation. Inc., will take place during the ceremony. On sunday an ecumenical religious heritage program will take place at 2 . With clergy members of various faiths participating. The Freedom train displays an array of religious items including the first american Bible the Book of mormon and religious Art and artefacts. Admission to the train is $2 for adults and $1 for children Between the Ages of 3 and 12 and senior citizens is red Bird cab Driver David Douglas Leach 24, reported to High Point police Early today that he was robbed at gun Point by two men Leach said the men flagged Down his cab at Russell Avenue and main Street and told him they wanted to go to Burton Avenue. He said that when they arrived at that location one of the men pulled a Small Caliper pistol and told him to drive to Ole Thomasville Road. Leach said that he was ordered to pull Over and Stop on old Thomasville Road a Short distance off Albertson Road. He said the men told him to get out of the cab and empty his pockets on the top of the vehicle. He said the men took $66 and then ordered him to run. References said inaccurate Charlotte a descendants of a revolutionary Patriot Hezekiah Alexander of Mecklenburg county say references to him in an historical Booklet Are inaccurate. A Booklet prepared by the curator of history at the mint museum Stuart Schwartz informs museum visitors that Alexander was born in 1728, was of scottish ancestry was a Blacksmith and was chairman of the committee which drafted the Mecklenburg declaration of Independence. Descendants say the right references Are that Alexander was bom in 1722, was of scotch Irish ancestry was a Well to do landowner and was a member of the committee which drafted the declaration. He said he ran a Short distance waited a while and then returned to his cab. A passing truck stopped and the Driver notified police. William b. Ridge or. Of English Road said that someone broke a window and entered his apartment. He said that a television set radio stereo and speakers value $440, were missing. Rosa Smith of e. Russell Avenue said that a television set and stereo value $349. Were taken from her Home Robert Amos Bame of Eugene Street said his 1972-Model car value $1,500, was taken from its parking place at Carolina Container on Prospect Street tuesday. Police said Bame found the vehicle parked near his Home on Eugene. He said that the Only thing missing from the car was the keys. Margie Carmichael of Short Street said that a $300 set of wedding rings were taken from her purse while she was at a Home on Drew Street. Jimmy Dean Ratliff. 18, of Drew was charged with the larceny. John h. Shropshire of Amhurst Street said a $140 television set was taken from an apartment he rents out on Amhurst Frank Wilson of e. Kivett drive said two tires and wheels value $90, were taken off a car at his Home Frank Neeley said that a $60 alternator was taken off a car parked at his place of business Neeley a Sunico on s. Main Street and Hubert Leibacher of Eastchester drive Jerry Little of Tate Street and Leonard Vitt of Wakefield place All reported bicycles stolen other arrests included John n. Paul 56, of Mon lieu Avenue Possession of drugs and violation of the City Beer and wine ordinance Stephen Thomas Baldwin 18, of route 5, violation of probation and Ernest Brad Burn Matthews 65, of Brentwood Street Drunken driving. Carl e. Grohs or. Of Altavista Asaid that a $200 citizen s band radio was taken from his car parked at the americana Motel on 1-85. The report was made tuesday to Guilford county sheriff s deputies. A Chines and i Juno s american food Galle Bambi 7 15 escape a 40 in. Walt Disney. A live lobster Maine Steamer Dom Martin twin 1801 or 7885 009 technicolor a open every night during furniture Market Beer wine Brown bagging information 454-2473 til shows 7 10 900 tues All san $1 of where anything can happen. 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