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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 31, 1972, High Point, North Carolina So High Point Enterprise tuesday octobre 31, 1972 kidnappings Aid salvation army tax department employee retires after 36 years the salvation army in High Point received assistance monday afternoon in a unique Way. The salvation army received canned goods clothing and Money As a result of a Kidnap Ings staged monday at High Point College. Four presidents of social sororities at the College were kidnapped and held for Ransom until each sorority fulfilled the Ransom notes which were left at the sororities. The sororities had from 2 30 until 7 p. In. To repossess their leaders. A we done to mind a pre halloween prank like this one which turned out to be a treat for everyone and will help Many unfortunate said maj. Paul j. Herzog commanding officer of the $15,000 damage suit filed Here Eunice c. Sneed of Guilford county has filed suit against Joe Lee Russell of Davidson county and genuine parts co. Of High Point. The action seeks $15,000 in damages reportedly suffered by the plaintiff in an Accident june 5, 1971 on English Road at Chestnut Street. The plaintiff alleges Russell. An employee of genuine parts co., was operating a company truck and that he was responsible for the Accident and her injuries. Woman faces assault charge Thomasville a Thomasville woman was arrested last week for allegedly assaulting two Young girls. Sheila Scott Miller 33, of Emma Street was charged Vith slapping Sherry Sim Nons 14, and with pointing a pistol at both Sherry Simmons my Cherry Simmons. The accused is free on $250 it Ond. Mission preacher is named Bishop Robert e. Goodrich jr., resident Bishop of the Missouri area of the United methodist Church and located at St. Louis mo., will be the preacher for the fourteenth annual Finch preaching Mission to be held nov. 5-8 at memorial United methodist Church Thomasville. His first Sermon will be at the eleven of clock worship hour on sunday morning and he will speak each evening at 7 30 sunday through wednesday. The Finch preaching Mission established in 1959 by mrs. Doak Finch and the late Doak Finch has annually brought outstanding preachers of Many nominations to Thomasville and has become in its 14th year history an Enterprise of Broad regional interest. Bishop Goodrich was born in Cleburne Texas and received his education at Centenary College Birmingham Southern College where he received the b a. Degree and at Perkins school of theology at Southern methodist University. Centenary College conferred upon him the honorary degree of doctor of divinity. Prior to his election As a Bishop of the United methodist Church in july of 1972, he had served for 26 years As the pastor of first United methodist Church in Dallas Texas. He had served for eleven years in other Texas churches prior to that time. Please believe us four Good will and Friend ship is the Best thing we Ion ask of you. T s like bread in the a entry to us. Please remember Nash saves you Cash Nash jewelry Hoan co. 127 n. Main salvation army in High Point. A each sorority was urged to give As much As possible in order to get their president Back a said Paul Woodward of Lambda Chi Alpha is a social fraternity at pc. The Iota Phi chapter at pc has 30 members who carried out the kidnappings. A trophy will be awarded to the sorority which contributed the largest amount of goods to the salvation army. The sorority presidents who were abducted and held for Ransom were Rebecca Ann Dykes of Crisfield md., Alpha Gamma Delta Suzanne cock ran of Asheboro Kappa Delta Vicki Lenza of Wilmington del., Phi my and Lynn Johnson of Vienna va., Zeta Tau Alpha. Lambda Chi Alpha participates in other fund raising and worthwhile projects. An annual Christmas party will be conducted at the Baptist children a Homes in Thomasville again this year. A social will be held with the parents of members of the pc chapter of Lambda Chi during parents Day activities nov. 4 on Campus. By Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer Greensboro Herbert a. Wood of High Point was cleaning out his desk monday at the Guilford county tax departments offices Here in preparation for his retirement today after 36 years of service to the county. He began working for the tax department sept. 6, 1936, in a one room office on w. Washington Street in High Point. In the 36 years and two months since then Wood has served at both the High Point and the Greensboro offices. His duties have included the assignment from 1958 to 1965 As tax supervisor and his present duty As chief personal property appraiser. A native of High Point Wood is the son of the late j. O. Daddy Wood who was a High Point City policeman and Mamie Wood. He received his education in the High Point City schools graduating from High school there. He has also attended a number of tax schools at the Institute of government. Wood worked for seven years in the wholesale grocery Trade and then in the retail grocery business until he joined the tax department in 1936. He moved to the Greensboro office in 1958. Wood said he has seen facilities for the High Point unit move from the one room area where he started to the present location in the City county building there. In addition he has seen the tax department move from the courthouse Here to larger space in the present Guilford county administration building. He said the computer has replaced work that was once done by hand or on a typewriter and that the volume of parcels of property has vastly increased As the county has grown. Noting there have a been some Good years and some bad years a Wood said he has a always enjoyed the he was honoured last week at a dinner Given by fellow employees and friends. Wood is Active in the Christ United methodist Church in High Point. He is married to the former Mary Nance and he lives on Oakview Road. His son Donald is an insurance Man in Mocksville. One daughter mrs. Joan Hedrick lives in High Point and the other daughter mrs. Mary Jane Cunningham lives in Charlotte. Or iring the cd a forewarned Man for it Ells afar the courses of the stars the very hour he Knou s it Hen they shall Darken and prow Bright yet doth the eclipse of sorrow Ami of death dome in forename. We imm Cullen Bryant 11 tm-1 a a it is never too soon to Coll upon the helpful professionals at Davis funeral Home to assist you in making pre need arrangements. Harold c. Davis funeral Home North main at Farriss Avenue Telephone 885-5049 Lour paid political advertisement the courier Tribune Asheboro n. C. Republicans votes for Ingram Edge Randolph county democrats always have had a slight Edge Over Randolph county republicans in numbers of members of the party registered to vote. Yet for at least to years As everyone knows republicans have been giving majorities to Republican nominees in every election. The explanations vary. Don t a one is Many democrats Don t bother voting in the general election. Another is some voters registered As democrats really Are republicans. This says one of the a a disguised republicans gives them two shots for the republicans. They vote in the democratic primaries for the candidate least Likely to beat the Republican nominee in the november general election. Then of course in november they vote for a a their men. One a the crossing of party lines in general elections in Randolph usually is pretty much in one direction registered democrats supporting Republican nominees however this coming november some traffic will be moving in the other direction according to some talk heard in private conversations. Specifically this appears due in the voting for state insurance commissioner. A a for one example one Man said he was a a full blood but i m going to vote for John Randolph Ingram a he said. The reason he s got two boys who drive he pays More than $700 a year in Auto liability insurance premiums they re charged with. They re killing me Quot he says of the insurance Bills. Democratic a Asheboro attorney Ingram is the democratic nominee for the insurance position. The a full blood Republican Quot believes Ingram is the Only candidate who will at least try to get the insurance rotes Cut. Let s Send Ingram to Raleigh. He was born and raised in Randolph county. He s a Winner who fights for All the people regardless of political party. Paid for by a Republican Friend for fair insurance. Y0u.Are invited to Ali term e. Lexington ave. At Jensen High Point n. C. Nev. B. O. Mcmurray october 29th november 5th 7 30 nightly our new pastor Rev. . My Murray will be preaching special music each night Nursery provided _ elect Tom Gilmore your representative for the state House As a native North carolinian Tom Gilmore has maintained a sincere and lifelong interest in the affairs of his Community and his state. A Man dedicated to the improved Quality of our lives. He s today s Man to represent you. Quot i am very concerned of i am sure All of the people of Guilford Are about the problems we will be facing in the 1970 s. Answers can Only be found through the initiative of the general Assembly to solve the Complex problems of insurance taxes environment efficiency in government and the problems concerning our Public the future holds much for All of us and he can help direct it toward a better tomorrow. Tom Gilmore a Man worthy of your vote. Pend for by commit for Tom Otlmor for of of Nous Beeson hardware co. Is your emf Wimmil bricks amp blocks storm doors amp windows dutch boy amp Stag paints rakes wheelbarrow when building remodelling repairing or maintaining let Beeson hardware company furnish you with those supplies that Are needed to Complete the Job. We re Quot High Point s oldest hardware and building Supply you can count on our experience to get you the Best supplies at the most reasonable prices. Pictured Are just a few of the Many items you find at Beeson s. Stop by for these and others soon door Knob and Latch paint supplies =5 m we a Msj s a Louverdi doors Lawn sweeper saws electrical hand tools custom built cabinets Fob Bath amp Kitchen Vij r it a Gay a a i in a a. A 4 a a a a a a a Furnace filters Bird roofing toilet seats Extension Light fibreglass insulation pre finish panelling lumber electrical supplies Frigidaire appliances mail boxes ladder Chain saws i it t a trash Container and liners hand tools sprinkler Hose use any Park a shop lot. Tickets will be validated Beeson hardware co. Retail store warehouse North main St. A phone 885-2151 e. Broad St. A phone 885-26731

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