High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 22 1974, Page 9

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 22, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Unknowns from Page 2a instead of Bottoms High Point Enterprise sunday september 2?, 1974 9a generally conceded that of the Council elects monday to change the rules and allow Cross examination the hearings will be prolonged. The Council has tailed to attain unanimity in matters related to the hearings. Members wrangled heatedly last week Over the matter of Cross examinations. Previously there had been division Over whether the hearings should be held in Public or private. There also has been considerable activity outside the Council in relation to the hearings. The police league was formed while the Council was in process of setting hearing procedures ostensibly to work for the Overall Benefit of the department but specifically to intervene in the hearing planning. On the night before the Day they were to adopt the procedures. Council members received at Home a statement from one of the command officers in the police department capt. Ole h. Leak. Leak reported that Sumerall confessed to him that he had lied to investigators concerning leak. Williamson lawyer announces practice councilmen professed to be confused As to Why leak presented them with the statement. One member questioned the propriety of delivery of the document to the Council on the eve of its decision concerning the hearings. Leak obviously upset by the reaction denied any intention to influence the Council Ile added that he was Only trying to protect his reputation As a police officer tor Over 30 years and advise Council of what was going on in connection with the investigation. Another event of the week a the filing of a libel suit by chief Pritchett a had an indirect relation to the investigation. In the action against a my to and one of its reporters the Chiel charged that the libel occurred in a telecast alleging that he had permitted gambling operations within the City. Tie seeks $7.5 million in damages. The troubles within the police department Date Back to the Spring of 1972, when Pritchett divulged that a theft ring had been discovered within the ranks of the department. The Council first brought in the International Assn. Of chiefs of police to conduct an a a evaluation of the department. The i act study amounted substantially to a management study. The police department figured prominently in the City elections last year. In their platform the Republican City Council candidates promised to take action in regard to the department. Mayor Paul Clapp a Republican took the Lead alter the election in bringing the Council to hiring an investigator. Macmillan sleeps thieves get the goods wolves now pinching bags by Julie Flint associated press writer Rome a in the Good old Days they pinched Bottoms. Now its bags. The most dangerous digits in Italy today do not belong to the Lone Wolf whistling Down the Corso but to a motorized Petty thief More interested in a lady a purse than her person. His opening tune is not a a they Bella Vieni con me a a a what about it baby a in Loose translation a but a deafening Roar As he accelerates his motor Scooter up to his chosen victim and yanks her bag away. Scappatore or bag snatcher attacks Are reported once every 57 minutes according to the latest figures released by Italy scentral statistics Institute. Police in Milan say their Leippi problem reaches right Down to adolescents with Young boys on bikes snatching Little girls wristwatches and Crucifix chains. Typical of the growing anxiety Over motorcycle delinquency was a protest letter to the afternoon paper Paese Sera signed by residents of the Rome suburb of Pineta Sacchetti. A we Are subjected to frequent attacks by youths on motorcycles who race around from morning to night sowing panic among our poor womenfolk a the letter Siad. A is no to it time that the police were Given a Freer hand in dealing with them a Paese Sera a communist paper replied that the police were too Busy keeping tabs on workers demonstrating for their a just rights to pay much attention to Scappatori. Police however say bag snatchers move too quickly to be caught or identified. In the absence of Tough police action the Naples tourist Board this year issued leaflets in four languages warning visitors against the growing threat posed by bag snatchers. The unpopular warning reminded older neapolitan of a similar a a affront in 1943, when Allied troops marked the City a approach roads with posters Reading a Naples City of the French embassy in Rome reported More than 130 complaints by Scippi victims in the past four months. Officials at the British embassy said they meet a dozen Scippi sufferers each week. Italians have devised various ways to protect their purses. Youths keep banknotes in Small pouches Slung around their necks. Older men carry leather purses strapped to their wrists. Smart ladies in Gucci shoes hide Crocodile bags in plastic grocery carriers. But even italians get snatched. Ariana Colombo a Young boutique owner was t carrying the weeks takings a $1,-280 a to a Bank 20 Yards from her shop when a Scappatore struck. A i was in bed with a raging fever for two Days afterwards a she recounted. A and then i went out combing the streets looking for that character of i Ever see him 1 11 murder Mich Mac Tiff monday tuis Oay Ano Wio niday j14, Ano at in a Tims offered Yoh Ian not Avail Ash to Omir by Tail of Alibi of who Halir who where Economy originates a a read the Enterprise classifieds i it Tara a. Williamson has opened a Law office in High Point at too s. Main St. Prior to this time mrs. Williamson was with High Point Legal services As senior staff attorney. Mrs. Williamson is a graduate of Mercer University in Macon a. And the Walter f. George school of Law at Mercer University. While at Mercer she was a member of the editorial Board of the Mercer Law review. She is a member of the Georgia state bar and the North Carolina bar. Mrs. Williamson was employed by the National labor relations Board in Winston Salem tor five years prior to coming to High Point. She is married to Charles m. Williamson supervisory attorney with the National labor relations Board in Winston Salem. London apr the burglars got several thousand dollars Worth of paintings porcelain and clocks. Former British prime minister Harold Macmillan got a Good night s sleep. Police say thieves stole into and ransacked Macmillan a three Story mansion. Birch Grove House at Hayward s Heath in fast Sussex Early Friday while Macmillan who was conservative prime minister trom 1957 to 1963 and now is 80 years old slept. Numa f. Reid Lodge no. 344 of. Amp am. I Virgint communication meow Chaft a Golf monday sift. 33 7 30 . Willis c. Harris master w. P. Mcguire Secretary office supplies for your business Jarrette stationery company Quot our 73rd year quot106 Wrynn St. 117-1611 Friday sept. 27th i. Vann York Pontiac 902 n. Main Money is All the same j Friendly first service makes the difference Sultana Mayonnaise ii quart Jar All purpose a passbook savings a saving certificates All earn daily compounded interest earn maturity yield of Choice of plans 7vi% 4 years $20,000 minimum 7.79% let 63/4 % 2 i years Sis too minimum 6.98% 61/2% 2 years Sio too minimum 6.72% 614% i year is too minimum 6.45% 5v4 anytime 5.39% passbook White potatoes emf Marvel regular or Sandwich sliced bread l lab loaves certificates subject to penalty if withdrawn before maturity. High Point savings and i Ana re in High Point-620 n. Main St. Thomasville National Hwy. At Unity Jamestown-108 e. Main St. Open Mon. Thru thurs. 8 45 to 4 45 . Fridays to 6 . Of t�4 %

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