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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaWinners in primary courting High Point too much Cotton almost does t count As the Driver of this tractor trailer truck discovered Early today when he tried to drive a Load of Cotton under the Prospect Street Bridge on Highway 1-85 Here. He got his truck unstuck by letting air out of the tires. Photo of Art Richardson by Carol Wilson Utley Enterprise staff writer still flushed with the Success of a second primary win. Democrats Forrest Campbell and Ogden Deal turned their attention today to a Tough november Battle against Guilford county conf fission incumbents Bob Shaw and Dick Maxwell. And both men indicated that High Point would be a key part of their Campaign planning. Since High Point is without direct representation i feel the need to spend More time there in learning what concerns Are and what problems Campbell said. I Hope to get myself better known in High Point during the Deal was even More direct. High Point has been in a sense neglected by county he commented i Hope to spend a lot of time in High Point and to be Able to serve the people Campbell and Deal finished first and second in a three Way Runoff with Marceline Burton for the two democratic nominations. Campbell had led the first primary by a Large margin with mrs. Burton second Herman Smith of High Point third and Deal fourth. Smith declined to participate in the Runoff which resulted when none of the candidates received a majority of the votes cast. On tuesday Campbell received 12.106 votes Deal and mrs. Burton 9.759. The Low voter turnout in tuesday s race had both winners worried but for different reasons. We were optimistic from the first race but i was concerned that with the Low voter turnout and a smaller Field that positions could change rather Campbell admitted. I think that was evidenced in the race Between mrs. Burton and or. i m not sure what affect the Low voter turnout had on my race because 1 Drew sup port from a Broad spectrum of Deal offered. But i do think it s a very disheartening sign for the in the two District judgeship races the men who led the first primary were second primary winners. James s. Pfaff chief Assis Tant District attorney for District courts in Greensboro Defeated lawyer Spencer White by a to tally. White had called for the Runoff after finishing second in a three Way race that included David Hoch and had received Hoch s endorse ment for the second primary. Pfaff will now meet Republican Edmund Lowe of High Point in november. John yeattes assistant clerk for Superior court easily Defeated Kent Lively with votes to Lively s 6.075, and goes on to face a. Leon Stanback jr., a Republican in the general election. I was worried about the Low voter turnout and because my opponent had an endorsement from the citizens committee in yeattes said. "1 thought a lot of the Black voters would turn out to sup port Howard Lee. And i thought with that endorsement he Lively might win but my friends came out and supported fair officials Jaycees nod at gambling by Lee Mortimer Enterprise sunday editor illegal gambling in which stakes up to ?200 have been reported Are taking place at the Guilford county agricultural fair with the apparent knowledge of the High Point Jaycees who sponsor the event and fair officials. Two fair goers have reported losses of each to game Booth operators who offered prizes Large amounts of Money. One was High Pointer Carl Wright who reported losing to an operator offering As a prize. Wright who is a Jaycee and who had gone to the fair grounds As a Volunteer worker was on his Way out when a game Booth operator offered him a free Chance to win a doll. The game involved rolling balls from a canister onto a Board and into holes. Each Hole was assigned a number and the numbers added up to various combinations which were each assigned a Point value. To win the player needed to accumulate 100 Points. Wright said he got 50 Points the first try and the operator subsequently offered him another Roll at a Cost of 10 cents but for a prize of on the second try he got to 80 Points. The third try Cost him but the prize was raised to each time he got close but never reached 100 Points. Subsequent Rolls Cost each but by then the prize Money was raised to Wright admitted that greed motivated him to spend All his Money in the vain Hope of winning. Dick stack general representative for Megerle shows of Youngstown Ohio which operates the fair see fair on 2d people s Day High Point Enterprise wednesday afternoon september 15, 1976 Section d City area Forrest Campbell Ogden Deal gov. James Holshouser receives key to Florence school from second grader Laurie Fogleman photo by an Richardson audience with governor reduces kids to fit of giggles by Carol Wilson Utley Enterprise staff writer some giggled. Others hid their eyes from the Bright lights of the television cameras. But at least one member of the Florence elementary school second and third Grade class was not awed by the Chance to meet North Carolina gov. James Holshouser. Troy Stoddard a Blond second grader sat straight up in his seat and blurted out his question and it was one that set Holshouser Back a Little. What do you think Jimmy Carter s chances Stod Dard asked As his classmates collapsed in laughter. It was to be one of the tougher questions Holshouser would face All Day but it was no Surprise when he answered Stoddard by saying he Felt Carter s Lead was decreasing every Day and president Gerald Ford would eventually win. The governor was in High Point today for one of his people s Day sessions and mrs. Faye Marks elementary school class was the first response by High Point citizens to the program. Holshouser was to have Brief private inter views with other citizens who showed up at the City Council Chambers at City Hall to air complaints or offer suggestions concerning state government. Prior to the first such private session Holhouser said in a news conference that he did t have Washington fever and would t be taking a position in the Ford administration should Ford win unless he Felt the Job was i Don t want to be in just to be he said my heart is still in Carolina. The presi Dent and i both know any serious discussion should wait until after november. I d say the chances Are pretty Good that i la be Back prac timing Law in North Carolina come Holshouser did say he Felt Ford s chances were improving daily and said Southern voters were becoming increasingly disillusioned with the former Georgia Gover nor two weeks before the Republican convention Jimmy Carter had a 33-Point Lead in the Holshouser pointed out. That s now been Cut to 15 Points and i d say that s the most dramatic comeback in political history. Jimmy Carter tries to fuzz the issues and come Down on both sides and the voters Aren t comfor table with that. I m very encouraged by what i see in the he said. I think the Early Pun dits who said the president did t have a Chance Here Are going to be proved wrong Holshouser in keeping with Ford Campaign strategy characterized Carter As a Liberal thinker the governor who headed the unsuccessful Ford primary Campaign in this state last Winter said he would be spending some time in other states working for the president and would do some campaigning for Republican gubernatorial candidate David Flaherty As Well. Holshouser said several improvements in state government had resulted from previous people s Day programs and that polls his office has conducted showed the program to be one of the on the scene Book review the High Point Owca will sponsor a monthly Book review for the fall beginning thursday at 10a.m. Reviews will be held the third thurs Day of each month. The september Book review will be by Gore Vidal. Or. Paul Gratiot is scheduled to present the review. Sea meet the Small business and minist ration s North Carolina District advisory Council will hold a two Day seminar at Howard John son s motor Lodge at 1-65 at Brentwood beginning at 11 . Thursday continuing through noon Friday. Cookout the sixth District daughter rulers will have their annual cookout Satur Day at 4 . At the elks Lodge on Wade Street. Sickle cell the Carl Chavis Myca is sponsoring a sickle cell screening test program thursday from . Accountants meet the Piedmont High Point chapter of the National Assn. Of accountants will hold its first technical meeting of the new year wednesday night. The meeting will be held at the top of the Mart restaurant and will begin with a social hour at . Dinner will begin at . Speaker for the evening will be or. Robert r. Jones director of the mathematics division of the . Dept. Of Public instruction. His topic will be the metric system. Jones currently coordinates a five state consortium on metric education and is a consultant to the . Advisory Council on metric education a part of his duties As mathematic Divi Sion director. Most popular innovations of his administration the important thing is to show people that the govern ment in Raleigh cares about he said. And that we will go to extra lengths to break through the red tape so it will not be a voters favor the winners in Randolph Asheboro Only 6.053 Randolph voters a Little Over 15 per cent of the Eligi ble voters went to the polls tuesday to vote in the state s second primary. Randolph voters generally followed state trends except in the commissioner of labor contest. David Flaherty easily won Over the Rev. Coy Privette to 656 in the Republican Runoff while the democratic Side state House speaker Jimmy Green More than doubled former Chapel Hill s mayor Howard Lee s vote 2846 to in Randolph. In the democratic com missioner of labor vote ran Dolph voters preferred challenger mrs. Jessie Rae Scott Over Raleigh s John Brooks to for democratic auditor Henry Bridges easily out distanced Lillian woo to Archdale voters favored David Flaherty Over Privette 72 to 34. Trinity gave him the nod 51 to 17. Archdale favored Green Over Lee 146 to 39 and in Trinity Green won 133 to 97. Train hits stalled car on tracks Karen Teer of Thomasville escaped injury tuesday at . When her car was hit by a Southern railway train and carried Down the tracks for about one mile according to High Point police. Officers said is. Teer s car had a Flat tire on the crossing for the main railway line at Grimes Avenue. She was out of her car when the train engineered by e. A. Camp of Spencer struck the vehicle. Damages were estimated at s2.000 to the car to the train and to a railway switching mechanism. Bobby Dale Yates 16, of Janice Avenue was slightly injured tuesday at . In a two car wreck on Baker Road at e. Fairfield Road. The other Driver was Melvin Wade Auman 21, of e. Fair Field. Yates was charged with failing to yield the right of Way. The Force of the initial Impact caused the Yates car to leave the Roadway and hit a tree. Alice Pearl Chapman of furlough Street was taken to High Point memorial Hospital for treatment Mon Day at 8.59 . Following an unusual traffic mishap on furlough Street near Meredith Street. Officers said is. Chapman was sitting on the fender of a car operated by Jimmie Lee lat timbre 23, of Wendell Avenue and that she fell off and onto the pavement when the car made a turn. John yeattes James Pfaff High Poi support Lee by Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer heavy majorities in a few key precincts helped give democratic lieutenant governor candidate Howard Lee a Lead Over Jimmy Green in High Point although Green earned a larger number of local precincts. Although Green lost in High Point by to 2.059 and in Guilford county As a whole he went on to win the democratic nomination easily on the state level. The heavy vote in the Green Lee race was apparently a fac Tor in pushing the total High Point vote to or 17.5 per cent of the full number of registered voters officials said the turnout tuesday in High Point was far better than Normal for a Runoff when voting usually runs around and that it was not far behind the figure posted for the August primary election. High Point voters gave Lillian woo votes to for Henry Bridges who went on to win the democratic Nomina Tion for state auditor. They supplied John Brooks with votes in his successful nomination race for commissioner of labor against Jessie Rae Scott who received votes Here in local races voters gave the heaviest totals to Forrest Campbell and Ogden Deal in their successful bids for Nomina Tion for county commissioner Campbell got votes Deal received and mrs Marceline Burton got local voters gave James Pfaff votes to the for Spencer White in the race Pfaff won for nomination for District judge they supplied John yeattes with votes to 782 for Kent Lively in the race yeattes won for nomination to a District judge Post. David Flaherty carried High Point As he did the state in the Republican Runoff against Coy Privette. Flaherty received 519 votes to 271 for Privette. Lee led heavily in precinct 5, Mon lieu school in precinct 6, William Penn High school in precinct 12 Brentwood school in precinct 19. The presbyterian Home and in precinct 7. The City county building All precincts with heavy Black registration. In precinct 5, Lee got 406 votes to 77 for Green at precinct see High Point on 2d Way Campaign hears scouts7 plea by Carol Wilson Utley Enterprise staff writer in words and in song the girl scouts and boy scouts told members of the United Way Campaign their Story tuesday at the first of five Campaign report meetings. Beginning with a Cappella rendition of the Star spangled Banner by a Young retarded scout the program progressed through six appeals from older scouts and explorers for continued support of their programs. The purpose of the meeting held at Camp Wharrie was to offer Campaign members a Chance to see How United Way Money is put to work As Well As hear chairman Murphy Osborne list pledges to Date. Osborne said the Campaign had reached 24.4 per cent of its goal or most of that total according to the chairman came from the corporate gifts division which got an Early Start and has collected most of our divisions Are still in the process of starting their Osborne United Way report the goal pledged said. We do feel we re right on schedule As far As our pledges to Date go. We have some big things coming up like our private Enterprise Day sept. 15." the boy scouts and girl scouts All stressed the diver sity of scouting in telling of its value. One Young boy scout told the group How his troop had helped him after the death of his father. All three girl scouts pleaded for their organization to receive the same support As the boy scouts. We be gotten a bad reputation As being just one girl said. We do a whole lot More than two members of explorer troops a coed organization for College aged scouts pointed out the value of that program in helping Young people determine their career. The next report meeting will be sept. 21 at the Owca on Gale Wood Avenue. Throughout the Campaign the Enterprise will give daily reports on its Progress with a United Way Box which will run each Day and will be updated As often As possible

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