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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaSahlieh wed Keiday october 20.j976 i cities ask new tax sources Charlotte a delegates to the North Carolina league of municipalities convention with Little debate or dissent agreed tuesday to ask the 1977 general Assembly for authority to Levy both a hotel Motel tax and a local payroll tax. If the legislature Grants such authority it will be up to the individual cities and towns to decide on imposition of the taxes. Both taxes have Long been advocated by the league and they received new endorse ment monday in a speech to the convention by Luther Hodges or. Of Charlotte chairman of the Board of North Carolina National Bank. Hodges whose father was governor of North Carolina from 1954 to 1961, said cities need the new taxes to fight the problems of increasing costs shrinking tax bases and the Prospect of having to raise property taxes to meet municipal obligations. The proposal passed on a voice vote in the final business session of the three Day convention. Earlier in the Day gov. Jim Holshouser addressed the convention. He said it is estimated that the state needs to Issue another million in clean water Bonds. Holshouser said there Are 40 communities in the state where sewage treatment facilities can take no More waste. In other words it s going to be very difficult if not impossible for these communities to grow economically to bring in new industries that will provide More jobs for their said the governor. He said that in addition to the 40 communities there Are another 125 that Are operating their treatment facilities to although there was Little debate there was some Dis agreement among delegates on the proposed local income tax. David Bosley mayor of Grifton near Kinston in the Eastern part of the state cautioned that a payroll tax might meet with Strong opposition from citizens. He said new businesses and industries might avoid locating in cities with such a tax. Officials of larger cities such of Winston Salem mayor Franklin Shirley favored the tax. Charlotte s mayor pro tem Jim Whittington said he favored the local income tax but Only if local residents were Given a property tax reduction equal to the local income tax. Gen. Macarthur wades ashore in the Philippines in 1944 Gregory Peck re enacts scene on san Diego Beach tuesday a wire photos film brings memories san Diego a it was Only actor Gregory Peck walking onto a Beach from a Landing Craft. But to the photographer who took a world War ii picture of Gen Douglas Macarthur return ing to the Philippines it seemed like the real thing. Of gosh yes it brought Back said newspaper photographer Roger Wrenn after taking shots of Peck s re enactment tuesday. It was t exactly the same of there was no danger of getting hit by a Bullet. And Wrenn wore civilian clothes this time. However the Beach the equipment and the men walk ing ashore looked about the he said. The Landing on a . Nav owned Beach Here was part of filming by Universal of the motion picture it is being produced by Frank Mccarthy who also made Wrenn 61, a Veteran of 29 years with the san Diego Union was covering the Pacific War for yank Magazine Back on Jan. 9, 1945, when Macarthur landed on the Beach at Luzon. Despite the similarity to the Luzon Landing the mock invasion Wrenn photographed tuesday is intended in the movie to simulate the Landing at Leyte Gulf of oct. 20, 1944. However Wrenn said it was a Good Mirror image of the later Luzon Lan Ding in which Macarthur kept his Promise to return. He Peck held his head the same Way Macarthur did glanced around just like he Wrenn said. Today s shooting Agenda called for Peck As Macarthur walking up the Beach to a jeep and making his famous i have returned speech via shortwave radio to the filipino people. Yes i did some Homework on said Peck. 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