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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1976, High Point, North Carolina8a High Point Enterprise wednesday september 1, 1976 a bite for Mike Claude Gautreaux feeds a backyard Friend he named Mike an 8-foot Alligator that lives in a Pond next to his trailer in new Orleans. Although Mike is still a creature of the wild he appears regularly at Gautreaux s Back door for feeding. A wire photo Light of history woman led fight for Good roads by or. H. G. Jones curator North Carolina collection Chapel Hill a Long before she had the constitutional right to vote Harriet Morehead Berry was one of the most effective lobbyists in North Carolina. Today a plaque in the state Highway building characterizes her As the Mother of Good roads in North her grave Marker in Chapel Hill puts it More succinctly she served the miss Berry was born in Hillsborough in 1877. Graduated from the state nor Mal and Industrial College for women now took additional courses at unc Chapel Hill and began her career in the characteristically female position of stenographer. In that capacity with the geological Survey beginning in 1901, Harriet Berry might have been Content with her office work. But. First with do. Joseph a. Holmes and later with or. Joseph Hyde Pratt she almost immediately demonstrated talents normally associated in those Days with men. In 1902 miss Berry was assigned to make notes at a meeting of the North Carolina Good roads association which her Superior or. Holmes had helped organize. From that time Forward she increasingly influenced the organization until two decades later a newspaper editor could say that the Good roads association and miss Berry were virtually synonymous. Her position in the geological Survey involved a continuing study of the natural resources and needs of the state and Harriet Berry soon developed a concern for improved Means of transportation. She travelled across the state conducted surveys made speeches and prepared reports. Her title of assistant to Holmes and then Pratt belied her actual in fluence and popularity. It is no denigration of the contributions of her super visors to say that it was miss Berry who was the master organizer and publicist for the Good roads movement. By 1915 she was an effective lobbyist and in that year she wrote and saw through the general Assembly a Bill to create a state Highway commission. Two years later however her ambitious proposal for a statewide system of highways was dismissed As an iridescent but the Good roads movement had caught on and in 1919 several Road Bills were introduced. Convinced that Only a program administered by the state and using Matching Federal funds would succeed miss Berry doggedly fought local Bills which she believed would Dis courage such a program. She was prepared to wait until Public sentiment was Strong enough to produce More practical legislation. After the session she honed up her Bill got it adopted with Only minor changes by the Good roads association and travelled in most of the Hundred counties in support of it. She increased the organization s membership 20-fold enlisted thousands of Good roads enthusiasts and convinced gubernatorial candidate Cameron Morrison to make the proposal a Plank in his platform. After his election Morrison partially reversed himself and proposed county administration of roads. Miss Berry called on her supporters throughout the state and they deluged the governor with telegrams. The governor yielded and the general Assembly passed legislation which subsequently made North Carolina the Good roads state and Morrison the Good roads ironically the woman who most influenced the passage of the legislation was passed Over by Morrison when he appointed the state Highway com Mission. It was More than 40 years before the state finally got around to dedicating a plaque in memory of her leadership for Good roads. Harriet Berry diplomatic and an influential figure for Many years. Among the positions she held was ser vice in the department of agriculture. For 10 years she was superintendent for the state credit Union. She died in 1940. Us a middlemen not passing savings along naked chickens Are mystery Washington a middlemen who process and sell meat have not been passing to Consumers All of the potential savings caused by a decline in the farm Price of livestock the agriculture department says. Don Paarlberg the department s director of economics said monday the Price of cattle fell 26 per cent in the last year but the beef prices paid by con Sumers dropped Only 14 per cent during thai period. Bui Clarence g. Adamy president of the National association of food chains challenged Paarlberg s claims. He said higher middleman costs including labor have prevented processors from passing further retail Price reductions on to the consumer. The Price situation has been most serious for cattlemen particularly feedlot operators who Are losing about a head Paarlberg said. Although hog producers have been making Money a prospective larger hog Supply this fall and in 1977 Points to com parable losses unless middlemen reduce their Profil margins he said. Preliminary agriculture department figures for August show the retail Price of beef on an All Cut basis averaged slightly More than a Pound Down More than three cents from july. In july year ago beef prices were a record a Pound. The August figures show the farm value of a Pound of retail beef was 71.8 by Austin Wilson associated press writer Baton Rouge la. A naked chickens get embarrassed. Their sex lives Aren t much to Crow about. They get sunburned and they catch cold when temperatures drop. Or. William Johnson is an expert on naked chickens. He has been studying them for about four years Ever since his research associate or. Robert Truax found in a newly hatched Brood in the poultry science department at Louisiana state University. About three weeks later they found another one barely a Feather on it and decided we have to find out what s causing Johnson said he has t found out yet but he has Learned a lot about naked chickens. For instance he has Learned they apparently have no commercial value at All. They have to be kept indoors to protect them from sunburn and a thermostat turns on a Heater when temperatures gel below 75 degrees to keep them from catching cold. Because they have no feathers they lose body heat and have to use much of their feed to keep warm rather than for Johnson said. They weren t bred to eliminate because they have a few deformed tiny feathers that must be hand plucked we showed them to a couple of commercial people and they just laughed the same As i he said. Aside from the physical problems the chickens have social problems and psychological hangups Johnson said. I guess embarrassed is As Good a word for it As any you put one of them in with a flock of Normal Birds and it huddles off in a Corner by itself. The other Birds won t have anything to do with it until they get used to he said. And Ihen they re just not As Active sexually. They will court and strut much More than the Normal Bird but they Don t mate As readily. Where a Normal Bird will strut hell interrupt it and mate at the first sign that the female is even Halfway interested. A naked Bird will just keep on Johnson said he Hopes to Hatch about 100 of the nude Birds in about six weeks so leu can continue trying to find out what genetic and chemical traits Are associated with being born fatherless. I guess that s what you Call research for the Sake of he said. Copyright 19. Super drug open labor Day savings Good thru sat., sept. Borden Rrt Irv if Cream kleenex due Vul if boutique tissue our everyday discount Price of your next Roll of Koda color u film c-110 or c-126 when you have Koda color film developed and printed at deluxe round half gallon boutique tissues Box of 125 Here s How b ing us your Roll of Kod Acolon ii to be developed. When you pick up your prints. Look for the discount Coupon inside the envelope. Whether you use Koda color c-110 or c-126 12 or 20 exposures the enclosed Coupon will entitle you to Purchase the same size dim Tor just half pict i Cream i limit 1 limit 1 Ood Sho. 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