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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 5, 1974, High Point, North Carolina On Equine infectious anaemia farm panel continues regulation .3vw9ww0c7.v. U the weather is Mem Kaleigh a after a Day in which it heard arguments for and against the state Board of agriculture has voted to continue in effect a regulation dealing with Equine infectious anaemia Eivor swamp fever until it can study the question further at a sept. 16 meeting. The regulation requires that horses and other Equine animals entering any Public assemblage of horses be tested once a year for Eia and that those that react positively to the disease be permanently quarantined. Pending the sept. 16 meeting the Board voted to keep the regulation in effect unchanged except it said no horses which test positively Are to be branded As the regulation requires until further study is Given. At the All Day hearing wednesday the Board heard a noisy group ask for repeal of the regulation while a smaller less vocal group called for its retention. A the majority of horse lovers Are against this said Charlie Young of Davidson county who represented a Saddle club. A professional horsemen Are absolutely behind the regulation countered . Bailey of Greensboro who operates a training farm. Or. . Mclean of Southern Pines executive Secretary of the North Carolina veterinary research foundation told the Board the foundation supports the regulation because it requires the Coggins test which is the Only Way of discovering horses infected with Eia. He said a Between $300.ooo and $400,000 Worth of horses died or were destroyed Between 1970 and 1972 in Moore county alone As a result of the disease. Opponents of the regulation pointed out 28,197 horses or other Equine animals were Given the Coggins test for Eia this year and Only 235 or a wire photo Donald Stein hatless and John Egenes Cross country horse riders meet by Chance Dyersburg Tenn. Apr ships pass silently in the night but Cross country horseback riders who meet by Chance in Dyer county stay up All night in a West Tennessee barn swapping yarns. That s what two horsemen previously strangers did tuesday when they found each other seeking Refuge for the night and a stable for their mounts. They parted wednesday one heading toward Nashville the other for Paragould Ark. Donald Stein had mounted his Trotter three months ago and headed West from Allentown. Pa., not knowing that John Egenes was eastward bound on a Gizmo a a Quarter horse. Egenes 24, and Gizmo left South Pasadena Calif., in april and have travelled 2.300 Miles in route to Virginia Beach a. Stein and . Are bound for Ventura Calif. A i had always wanted to get on a horse and go a said Egenes a Veteran of the Navy submarine service who has lost 30 pounds since he headed East. A i raised Gizmo from a Colt and had planned the trip for some he said. Quot the hardest part is getting on my horse each Day. I m always using geological Survey maps Egenes has marked hts own Trail following Back country roads when he can. A we have both followed substantially the same pattern of travel a said Stein. 23. Who left Allentown june 6. A we make about 25 filled a Day lilt the Trail Early and Stop to rest in the heat of the Stein a guitarist came through Nashville and stayed two weeks in nearby. Franklin. He plans to be in California around Christmas. A live always wanted to see the country and see it slow a he said. A it was a sacrifice tor me to make the trip. I sold my car truck and motorcycle and planned tor three months before starting out a the two sleep wherever darkness finds them a in Parks barns on baseball diamonds or occasionally in farmhouses. Stein came into Dyersburg around dark looking for a place to bed . He was directed to the town newspaper the state Gazette where he met City editor Mike Kizer. Kizer planning to write a Story about steins travels took Man and horse to his Home where a Telephone Call came later informing Kizer that another horse and rider were staying the night in James Brown s Bam. Stein and j. P. Then joined Egenes and Gizmo at the barn. The two travel Light a a poncho sleeping bag canteen cooking equipment and extra horse shoes. Quot i carry a Pup tent Quot said Stein. A i ride for three or four Days and then Stop for a Day picking up an Odd Job where i can to make a Little both Are keeping diaries. Egenes packs a Colt revolver which he used in the desert to Ward off coyotes wild horses and snakes. A i will hit the desert in the Winter and that is where most of the problems Are a said Stein. Egenes said crossing the desert has been the most hazardous part of his journey in addition to daily problems with automobiles. A i spent two weeks in a Navajo reservation ill i rom bad water a he said. Quot there has been a lot of harassment along the Way but people have been great. A just done to Call us cowboys a said Egenes. Quot in be never been near a cow in my 0.83 per cent were positive. J. Crawford Williams of Raleigh representing the North Carolina Quarter horse association told the Board that a horse owner in North Carolina stands in greater danger from lightning Snake bite Accident or theft than he does from Eia. And Juan Clark of Durham employee of a horse Breeding farm asserted that More horses had been destroyed As a result of the testing program than Eia had Ever killed. Those opposing the regulation included three legislators reps. Gilbert Boger a Davie e. M. Mcknight a Forsyth and Lawrence Davis a Forsyth. Boger said the Bill authorizing the Eia regulation had been hastily enacted by the 1974 general Assembly and if he is reelected a i will introduce a Bill to do away with former state sen. Hector Mcgeachy of Fayetteville told the Board Quot there is no epidemic no emergency and that Quot the message coming out of this hearing is to go George Lahood of Valdosta ga., a Raiser of paso Kina horses said that 57 horses in his Herd had been killed by Eia and that Only after the Coggins test showed the cause was he Able to control the disease in his Herd. Quot if it had not been for the Coggins test we could have lost the entire Herd a Lahood said. The Board was told Eia cannot be cured but that Many horses which react positively to the Coggins test appear to be healthy. Marina decision is fought Abingdon. A. A environmentalists have asked that a Federal District judge be instructed to reconsider his decision which could Lead to construction of a Marina on Baldhead Island off Southport . The Sierra club and the conservation Council of North Carolina contend the subtropical Island should be left in its natural state. A their represent natives argued wednesday before a panel composed of three members of the . 4th circuit court of appeals. The arguments were in the Appeal of an order by . Dist. Judge John d. Larkins of North Carolina rejecting the environmentalists Contention. The Carolina Cape fear corp. Is developing part of the Island As a resort. Its attorney told the court that the Marina proposed by Cape fear would not endanger the ecology of the Island. His argument was supported by the . Army corps of engineers. But Martin Taneil of Washington d.c., a lawyer tor the environmentalists asked the appellate panel to remand the Case to District court for reconsideration. Of from National Stathia it my Ici. Moa us. 0�pt of commute a forecast i free Shaw Low to of a a lure to eerie 4 it it Ftp my be lied mat let leered a Cana Law at High Point Enterprise thursday september 5, 1974 7a Jailer s body Only partially clothed Rainy and Cool the weather forecast for today is for increasing cloudiness and Cool. Forecast North Carolina mostly Cloudy and Cool today with showers or thundershowers along the coast and possibly Over the Southern sections of the state by evening. Cloudy with rain Over spreading the state tonight continuing on Friday. Highs today mostly in the 70s. Lows tonight in the 50s mountains and mostly 60s elsewhere. Highs Friday in the 70s. South Carolina mostly Cloudy with rain and showers gradually spreading northward Over most of the state during the afternoon. Highs today in the 70s. Occasional rain and Chance of thundershowers tonight and Friday. Showers locally heavy West portions. Lows tonight in the 60s. Highs Friday in the 70s to lower 80s South coast. Three Day forecast North Carolina extended Outlook saturday through monday partly Cloudy saturday. Chance of showers and warmer sunday and monday. Highs in the 70s saturday Low to Middle 80s sunday and monday. Lows 50s mountains and Middle and upper 60s coast. Petrified tree trunk discovered Hampton Tenn a a petrified tree trunk estimated to be too feet Long has been discovered on the Shore of Watauga Lake. The tree said to have been about 250-years-old when it died was discovered by Paul Mosteller 30, of Hildebran no. Mosteller a plumber happened upon the tree when he went into a Small fishing Cove on the Lake. In his initial digging he found 40 feet of the tree remains from the water s Edge to the spot where it enters the Earth. Of the unearthed portion the greatest diameter is to feet with the hard Core portion having a four foot diameter. Quot this particular tree fell on the North Side of a shaded Hill while the others Are All on the South a said Mosteller who began researching the process of Petr faction immediately after his discovery. Using the customary growth ring method he computed the Trees age to be about 250 years. Highs should be in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Tonight should be Cloudy with a Chance of rain continuing on Friday. Low tonight should be near 60 and the High Friday in the lower 70s. The probability of rain is to per cent today 60 per cent tonight and 70 per cent Friday. Winds Are expected at five to 15 Miles an hour today and tonight. Temperatures by the associated press 24 hours ending 8 . Edt station Asheville cloy Augusta cloy Charleston cloy Charlotte it cloy Columbia cloy Greensboro it cloy g . It cloy Raleigh cloy Savannah cloy Wilmington cloy now at Central earn $ 1,000 minimum a on your / savings of 4 year a certificates interest accumulated or paid quarterly Early emergency withdrawal earns rate for period of actual Deposit less 90 Days. Too North main Cau 882-2576 Chapel Hill . Apr a preliminary medical examiners report has confirmed that the body of a Beaufort county Jailer was partially clothed when he was found in a jail cell after a woman prisoner escaped last week. The report prepared by Beaufort county medical examiner or. Harry Carpenter said the Jailer 62-year-old Clarence g. Aligood was clothed Only in a shirt and undershirt and was nude from the Waist Down. According to the report Aligood was slumped on a bunk in the women a Section of the jail with his feet on the floor. His trousers were lying on the bunk beside and partially under his body. The Jailer was found stabbed to death on aug. 27 after the Only prisoner in the female Section of the jail. Joanne Little 25, of Chocowinity had escaped. Miss Little surrendered at the state Bureau of investigation Headquarters in Raleigh on tuesday. She is charged with first degree murder in Alligoods death and is being held at the state women a prison. A Beaufort county sheriff s Deputy said the ice pick apparently used in the stabbing death was kept in the jailers desk drawer. Local authorities have declined to comment in detail about the medical examiners findings. The report was released wednesday by the state medical examiner s office in Chapel Hill. Or. Page Hudson state medical examiner said suicide still has not been ruled out As the cause of death although the death is attributed in the preliminary report to homicide. Hudson said the report was the local medical examiner s initial impression of the incident and a final determination will not be made until after an autopsy report which should be completed within a few Days. 02 alleluia a Praise gathering for believers presented by the Chancel choir Calvary United methodist Church 1201 e. Green drive High Point North Carolina 7 00 p.m., saturday september 7, 1974 the Public is cordially invited last 3 labor Day sell a bration Canvas prints 45&Quot wide on the Bolt first Quality compare at 1.99 Yard a a Yard 100% polyester interfacing on the bolts first Quality cd. Dress fabrics 45&Quot wide poly Cotton blends Reg. Values to 1.39 Yard cd. Hours mon., tues., Fri. 10 00 am of 00 pm wed., thurs. I set. 10 00 am to 4 pm tel. 431-5124 fabric shops Fairfield Plaza a Highway 311 South close outs on Quot Walker Quot dress and work shoes. Men s dress and work shoes 30�/< o off $14.95 to $25.95 ladies Slacks sizes 3-11 $495 regular s7.9s plate leg. 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