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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 5, 1974, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise thursday september 5,1974 Why ignored in jail youth s death puzzles father Webb. W. A. A pfc. Roland Salmons was buried with military honors. An army Honor squad fired three volleys and a Lone bugler played taps Over the Flag draped casket before it was lowered into the ground beside the Community Church of god. Frank Salmons says he is satisfied with the Way his son was buried but not with the Way he died. Quot i be been told so Many things i done to know what to believe a he said before the burial on wednesday. A some say he yelled some said he didst. A but the army investigator told me my boy yelled and cried and hollered for help and nobody Young Salmons was on leave from it. Eustis va., when he was picked up on a drunk charge Early last sunday morning in the Community of Kermit some 15 Miles from Here he died three hours later in a windowless cell with no Jailer in attendance. A i asked them Why they left him alone a the elder Salmons said. A they told me it was because they were Short handed. Why i Don t know yet what killed him. I Don t even know if he was alive when they put him in there. I did t even find out until eight hours after his death that he was dead. The authorities never even notified us it was a Man who owns a restaurant in Kermit that came by and told according to state police trooper Gene Whisman who investigated Salmons death. The 25-year-old Vietnam Veteran died of natural causes although an autopsy report is still pending. Whisman said he interviewed three other men in the cell with Salmons. He said he was told that Salmons had gone to sleep shortly alter being put in the cell at i . But had awakened about an hour later complaining of stomach pains. Whisman said he was told Salmons died in agony about two hours later. Kermit mayor Bill Brewer said the town s Long standing practice of leaving prisoners unattended during the night was a simple matter of economics. Jewelry store cleaned out in Concord Concord no. Apr a they even took the rings off Nellie s fingers and just ripped off her Diamond Wristwatch. They just about cleaned us that show Joe Suther described the robbery by three men and a woman at the jewelry store he and his wife Nellie operate. The loss comes to $36,000 said mrs. Suther. She had worked on an inventory most of wednesday a Day after the robbery at slither s jewelry store. Suther said there was no insurance. He said he and his wife were made to lie on the floor behind the counter and were bound while the robbers went through trays of Diamond rings watches brooches pendants and other jewelry. Cannon wants All plants in Union vote Concord. . Apr Cannon Mills says employees at All its 16 textile plants in North Carolina and South Carolina should be allowed to vote on whether they want to be unionized. Company spokesmen said the election unit proposed by the textile workers Union of America Twu Wato Cannon plants in Rowan and Cabarrus counties was a too Small and not an appropriate the National labor farm to Marret Washington a one mile of country Road in every five and one Bridge in every six Are rated Quot critically deficient Quot by the Federal Highway administration says Donald s. Knight executive director of the Road information program. Farmers must truck their goods to Market Over 600,000 a Miles of rough rutted roads and across 80,000 aging narrow Bridges Knight says. Relations Board opened a hearing wednesday on the petition of the Union for an election at the to plants. Lewis Wolberg assistant regional director of the Norb said he expected the hearing to last two or three Days. The Union is required to have signed authorization cards from 30 per cent of the workers before an election can be held. About 4.800 signed cards would be required from the 16.000 workers at the to plants where the Twuwa has been organizing it claims 11.000 signed cards. Counsel for Cannon Mills contended that operations in All 16 Mills including those of two Cannon subsidiaries Are dependent on each other. David a. Lurvie of Winston Salem one of the five Cannon attorneys present said Cannon has an integrated production process and the Twuwa petition excludes three of the plants involved. He said they were at York s.c., Central s c., and Graham . Other Cannon operations Are in Maiden and Haw River . The Norb regional office in Winston Salem is expected to Rule within two weeks on the appropriate unit for an election. The election could be held within 60 Days Atter that. 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