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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 10, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Durham voters decide on government merger Durham apr Durham voters will decide today whether their City and county governments will be merged or remain separate. People who have been Active in the Campaign for and Law against Rock shows requested Concord . Apr the Cabarrus county commissioners have asked the county attorney to draft an ordinance either preventing or controlling Rock concerts such As the one staged last month at the Charlotte motor Speedway. The request was made at the end of a commission meeting monday at which county officials urged restrictions on future concerts. After the commission meeting chairman Glenn Hawkins indicated that such an ordinance would probably be approved at a later session. Quot everything we predicted before hand came True a Hawkins said. More than 200,000 persons attended the August Jam Rock concert aug. To. County officials claimed the gathering produced unsanitary conditions drug abuse and other illegal activity. A your evaluation of the August Jam and its promotion is that it was a Public health menace and a threat to the citizens of Cabarrus county Quot said health director Albert Klimas. Quot in View of the acts which took place at the August Jam we wish to recommend in the Public health interest of our citizens that an ordinance be enacted to prohibit Rock concerts or similar events Quot he said. In Charlotte Stan Kaplan one of the concert promoters denied the allegations. A there were no problems Quot he said. Quot i was at the Speedway and i neither Kaplan nor any other promoters were at the meeting. During the meeting Klimas charged that the promoters were Quot totally irresponsible Quot and failed to notify officials on the number of Rock patrons expected. Kaplan admitted that attendance was higher than his 130,000 estimate but said the promoters met All safety standards. Hospital director Robert Wald said he turned Over unpaid accounts and expenses totalling $13,137.53 to Hospital attorneys. He said 138 persons from the concert were treated and that most did not pay their Bills. He said some of the Bills might be forwarded to the promoters. Kaplan said he would not Quot adopt Cabarrus county Quot and added Quot in be paid them everything i feel they re advertisement a More Security with false Teeth while eating talking afraid fat the will drop it the or Long Lime a denture add Eaic can help. Fas Teeth powder five dentures a longer Armer steadier hold. Why be Echarr Saaed for More be rarity and Comfort Ute fasts Kwh denture adhesive powder. Dentures that at a Eta Nual to by Ltd see your dentist regularly. After the against governmental consolidation expect from 27 to 44 per cent of the county a 56,809 registered voters to cast their ballots. Most observers predicted that the voters would reject the consolidation plan which has been the subject of a full scale debate in recent weeks. However if consolidation is approved a merger of City and county government would be effected by dec. I 1975. City and county tax districts would be established and a 16-member governing Board would be set up. Leading the fight for merger was the Durham citizens for one government headed by Floyd Fletcher a retired broadcast executive and former City Council member. Proponents said it would guarantee racial and geographic representation eliminate duplication in government and provide More Long Range planning for the entire county. The committee in opposition to consolidation charter As proposed was led by Claude v. Jones who served for 35 years As the Durham City attorney. Opponents said it would re Duce representation possibly Lead to corruption and bring taxation without representation. The Durham vote will have a great effect on attempts at governmental consolidation elsewhere is North Carolina. All such attempts in the state have failed so far. Charlotte Mecklenburg county voters Defeated consolidation. By a similar margin in 1973. Wilmington and new Hanover county voters rejected consolidation by a similar margin in 1973. A new study of consolidation is under Way in Charlotte Mecklenburg where leaders believe the time is right. But some of them say privately the Durham result will determine whether Charlotte Mecklenburg will hold another merger referendum soon. To wedding \ Day fresh. Gown cleaning my amp conditioning. Antibu Ammi Huhm Nixon to give testimony Washington a former president Richard Nixon a Pardon from watergate related offences does not excuse him from testimony in the Billy Graham Day suit a White House spokesman said. Nixon has been subpoena cd in the suit by some 25 Charlotte Young people against former White House aide h h. Haldeman the Charlotte police department and others. The attorney for the plaintiffs George Daly said he expects to take sworn testimony from Nixon on sept. 24 in Santa Ana Calif. The plaintiffs allege that they were illegally excluded from the Billy Graham Day rally in Charlotte on oct. 15. 1971. President Nixon attended the rally. High Point Enterprise tuesday september to 1074 a Holshouser praises Pardon Lakeway Tex apr gov. Jim Holshouser of North Carolina has praised president Ford s Pardon of former president Richard Nixon As Quot proper and timely Quot and said it would save the country Quot the expense of a Holshouser said this in a statement issued monday at Austin tex., where he was attending the Southern governors conference. Quot now is the time to do it and save the country the expense of a trial and the former president the agony of a trial Quot Holshouser said. The North Carolina governor said the decision would bring the watergate controversy to an end and permit the nation to move on to other issues. Holshouser indicated he is proud of the a Peoples Days Quot and Quot Peoples Tours program which he initiated. Quot after the very first one i was convinced that it was one of the Best things i could do during my term As governor Quot Holshouser told the Southern governors conference in a prepared talk monday. The North Carolina governor said the program has helped Quot a great Deal to reestablish the Peoples Confidence in state government in North Holshouser told his fellow governors that on Quot Peoples Day Quot he goes to a Large City or Center of population where people can meet with him to discuss problems. On the Quot Peoples tour Quot he said Quot we move about less heavily populated areas of North Carolina following a prearranged and publicized schedule. At country stores shopping centers and other gathering places i see As Many people As time for watch repair and jewelry j. W. Leonard jewellers located in the Bow Stafford bldg. Jamestown. N a phone 454-1401 triad air charter a division of Paul h. Gibson leasing co., inc. Faa approved Piper Aztec passenger cargo Day amp night from High Point Greensboro Winston Salem Box 129, Trinity . Phone 431-2120 summer. Formal skilfully Jim leaned a a sir revalued salting cleaners a launderers of d/0 Inglish 111. Ms-3101 tent revival now in Progress Acononiah pentecostal holiness Church Hwy. Sii at Mommy teen by May be paying a $1 penalty each month on your checking account. Not if your Bank is Wachovia. The $1 penalty. Your Bank May be imposing a $1 penalty when your checking account drops below a $100 minimum. And that a in addition to your regular per Check service charge. It could Cost you an extra $12 per year. The easiest Way to find out if this penalty is affecting you is to look at your latest checking statement or Call your Bank. It May have already Cost you $1. No penalties at Wachovia. You can Havo free checking if you maintain a $100 minimum balance or use Wachovia a ready Reser account to maintain your minimum balance of however you do not take advantage of these options the per Check charge is Only 13$. That s a nominal charge to cover the Cost of the transaction not a penalty. All Day banking. Most Wachovia offices Are open All Day. 9 to 5 monday thru thursday and 9 to 6 on Friday. And because we have 174 offices in 70 cities All across North Carolina there a always a Wachovia office nearby. Talk to a Wachovia personal banker. He or she will have All of the information on Wachovia a no penalty checking. And they can also help you with any other financial questions that you May have. Wachovia serves More North carolinians than any other Bank. 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