High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 1 1976, Page 76

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1976, High Point, North Carolina8c High Point Enterprise wednesday september 1, 1976 in Las vegas glitter Gulch bulb replaced work is hard by Gary r. Pedersen associated press writer Las vegas Nev a there Are men who around this City at night looking for dim spots in the Brilliant landmarks of the gambling capital of the world. In their trucks they carry Long ladders lots of wire and thousands of Light bulbs to keep the huge and famous Casino and hotel signs Bright these men Are the electric sign company workers Labouring daily in one of the largest businesses in Las vegas. Each year sign companies pop thousands of Light bulbs into a myriad of signs. At the same time they put up new signs tear Down old ones and in the process pump millions of dollars into the Clark county Economy. Officials estimate there Are five million Light bulbs in the town s signs they Are Quick to Point out that there also is nearly 100 Miles of Neon tubing mixed in there somewhere. Hotels and casinos have for years staved to out Nebraska s first lady raises Worms at mansion by Roxanne Ervasti associated press writer Lincoln neb. A the Worms have turned away from Nebraska s first lady. The governor s wife says a summertime drought has dried up her personal Supply of night crawlers for use As fishing bait it s been so dry that you can t find them. I be had to resort to buying Pat Exon wife of gov. . Exon complained monday. I Don t know where they re getting them from this summer. They must be normally mrs. Exon gets All the Worms she needs for her once a week fishing trips from her private worm Garden in the fallout shelter of the governor s mansion. She said she began cultivating the Garden about three years ago because time is so hard to come by that when i can get away i Don t have time to shop for bait. So i had Jim the governor make a Box so i could raise them myself some of these babies take 18 months to she says and the bigger the worm the bigger the mrs Exon said she generally goes worm Hunting in her Garden at night after it Rains. Some might say it in t fitting for a first lady to be poking around for Worms but the first ladies i know Are those who do what s comfortable for them. I tried to reach Mary Anderson wife of Minnesota gov. Wendell Anderson the other Day and she was pounding nails on an old farm they be she said the worm project is a few doors Down from the Public Bicentennial exhibit of dolls depicting Nebraska s 33 first ladies. Mrs. Exon admits that the Garden gets a Little she fishes from a aluminium boat an anniversary gift from her husband of 33 years. I have a Friend with a pickup truck we re Able to Load the boat to haul it to the Lake every summer five of us gals take a week off to go she said. One of her prize catches is a Trout her husband proudly displays in a picture on state Highway maps they wanted this picture and he had t caught anything by the time he had to make an mrs Exon said i told him not to worry i d get him one. I do their competitors when it comes to signs. To have the tallest the widest the heaviest he brightest the most expensive or whatever was the rage. Out of that Competition came signs nearly 200 tall with sophisticated lighting gear operated by computers Gaudy and unique they loom on the Las vegas Skyline. The sign owners once advertised about How the electricity to run their signs would keep a housing tract in Power for Days. Then came the Energy famous signs of Las vegas were dimmed. The sign companies which maintained them cringed and so did the Casino owners when they saw revenues dropping drastically when they turned them Back on after the Energy crisis business began Boom ing said Van Tuyl of Heath co a firm which ser vices a number of Las vegas signs signs Are very important to Las vegas Clark county depends on gambling for its major Revenue source. And for the gambling we depend on tourists. They come Here to enjoy the carnival atmosphere of the City that s what they Are after and the Bright lights contribute to it. Frankly i Don t think Las vegas could survive without the signs Wake up to the fresh taste of instant Maxwell House Coffee and buttery muffins Coffee and sugary donuts Coffee and anything As Long As it s Good Mouth watering Coffee. Instant Maxwell House fresh flavor. Fresh tasting. And you make every Jup fresh. In fact with instant Maxwell House every cup tastes fresh your first cup in the morning. And Here s a 40c savings so you can enjoy that fresh taste All through the Day. Day after Day. Instant Maxwell House. Always Good to the last save save any size Jar of instant Maxwell House. House when you buy any size Jar of Maxwell house7 instant Coffee to he retailer general foods co portion will Ici Burse you Tor tie face value o inns Coupon in handling it you receive it on he Sale of he specified pc incl and in upon request you submit cogency thereof sails factory to general foods corporation Coupon May it be assigned or Irani erred Gull Omar Musl pay any safes i void where prohibited tried or Fostr rated by Law Good Only m Usa Cash value Coupon will not be honoured if presented through outside agencies brokers or others who Ait not retail Dis in Beloit of our merchandise or it Cid Jtj authorised by us to pie sent coupons Tor Rederer Pinion for redemption of properly received Ana handled Coupon mall to general Roods corporation Coupon redemption lice to 801103 Kank Alln illinois6090 thit Coupon Only on Purcha ii of prefect in tailed Lar at Lur Oner it pint Jinx in 1.1977. Limit one Coupon per Purchase general foods corporation Check classified today s want ads you May have won 2 free tickets to the High Point Jaycees 1976 Guilford county agricultural the county fair sept. 10th 18th High Point fair grounds off Penny Road search the classified ads of the Enterprise through sunday sept. 12th. If you find your name in a hidden special fair want and. Similar to the one shown below you get two free admission tickets to this year s exciting Guilford county agricultural fair. If you spot the names of friends be sure to let them know they Are winners tickets must be claimed by pm tuesday sept. 14 at the Enterprise offices 210 Church Street High Point. Come to the fair watch for your name in one of these special fair want ads shop the want ads you could be a Winner the High Point Enterprise e9-1-4

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