High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 11 1974, Page 73

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1974, High Point, North Carolina So Hick eater Rise we tuesday september 111174 and common sense storm tracking uses computers by Ralph Izard associated press writer Miami Fla a it takes about As much com Mon sense As it does sophisticated equipment to track a Hurricane accurately says or Neil Frank Hes the Man responsible for the tracking we have Access to lots of equipment but everything we do has to have that per Sonal override Frank said somebody has to evaluate All that information Frank director of the National Hurricane Center Here has a staff of 85 the War room staff is sur rounded by satellite pictures of half the world plus charts maps graphs and several television screens capable of providing satellite pictures of almost any place in the world the information is pumped into a computer in Washington do which uses mathematical models to predict probabilities but there Are limits to much we can Trust mathematical models Frank said so someone has to weigh the probabilities in Light of All we know before we make a prediction Arent you glad you can Check How the weather is where you live by watching to 2 radar in this to Market radar weather is available Only on of myth tap Peoples lobby urges addition to Constitution by Evans Witt associated press writer los Angeles a buoyed by its successful drive for a strict California Campaign Reform Law the Peoples lobby is now talk ing about amending the us Constitution so citizens can propose Laws through petitions Joyce Koupal director of the los Angele based activist organization formed in 1968 says an office is being opened in Washington do to Contact congressmen and to coordinate efforts in other states what this Means is that we want to put the initiative petition process and the vote of Confidence process into the Constitution she said we want to make potential presidential candidates understand it could be an exciting solution they could offer we can successfully put this into the presidential Campaign said mrs Koupal whose husband is the groups executive director we will put a president into the White House on this Issue initiative petition Long has been used As a tool for the citizens to propose legislation or amendments to the state Constitution to make the ballot a pro posed constitutional Amend ment requires the signatures of 8 per cent of the number of voters casting ballots in the last election for governor or 520806 until after this november an initiative drive to put a new Law into the statutes takes 5 per cent of the last gubernatorial vote 325504 the legislature also can put proposed constitutional amendments to the voters by a two thirds vote of each House the controversial Campaign Reform measure was proposition 9 on the june 4 ballot in California and passed by More than 2 to 1 it imposes Campaign spending limits restricts lobbying activities and sets up a com Mission to oversee Campaign practices keep controversy at a minimum never debate and your organization does not have to be visible to be effective Are two pieces of the advice the Peoples lobby gives other groups in a recently published Booklet debate Only gives a plat form to your opposition and causes confusion in the minds of people who Are listening mrs Koupal said if people Are confused they tend to vote no of course a candidate its different asked if people should be kept ignorant of the issues so they will vote blindly for an initiative mrs Koupal said that the Way the professionals do it and we studied the professionals that the Way we win right now As initiatives Are used More and More and the educational process gets going so that people Arent fooled by a Slick Public relations firm that wont hold water that what were waiting for were winning because were hot stupid she also said work with persons who influence Community opinion is More important that sending out press releases electric heat we install electric heat and guarantee it As Long As you live in present Home no extra charge if heat Ever needs to be replaced one Day ser vice on wiring Mobile Homes dryers and Gen eral repairs Call Sears electric 8859280 Day or night watch radar weather on Channel 2 newscasts Monfri 68am Mon sat bes Toncos told grit name that tune new show sparkling new version of the musical game show with Tom Kennedy As Host son filled fun As contestants try to name everything from aria to Waltz i new show i the mingled Joy i and pain of growing up scene the great i Divide Between i adolescence and adulthood senior year High school i time the not so i Long ago 50s sons and daughters j William Conrad j putting everything i Hes got into the fight i against crime i and that plenty Cannon j Ken Howard tracking Down lawbreakers i in the Public enemy i and Bonnie Clyde the Man Hunter i w of myth part of your life for 25 years television Loop triad today the Wail news team brings you the latest in news sports and weather delivered in any easy informative style highlighted with film reports and interviews with area new makers Little House on the Prairie Michael Landon leads his family to a new Home in the wilderness a big hearted big sky series from Laura Ingall spiders Little House books Lucas Tanner David Hartman As an unforgettable Guy Hes an Eubig leaguer and exsport writer whose guts Grin and honesty get through to his High school students a Petrocelli a big City Man who came up the hard Way now Hes a Maverick lawyer in a raw Southwest town Barry Newman takes his lumps but Breaks the most baffling cases

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