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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 23, 1976, High Point, North Carolina There s work to do even on easy Street easy Street . Apr there is an easy Street. Ifs in Eastern North Carolina and it got its name years ago from the looks of men lolling and chatting at a country store something they still do. Find the intersection of North Carolina 96 and 55 in Northern Sampson county walk into Godwin a store a the unofficial town Hall a and you Are in easy Street. The soft drink sign on the store proclaims the name of the Community although there is no Highway sign marking it. It s not on the official state map although it would like to be. A a about 40 years ago Quot says Alphonzo Godwin the Community s unofficial mayor a i had another store right Over yonder and Uncle Frank Maynard walked in one Day and there was about a dozen boys lying around taking it easy. Quot Well Uncle Frank said. A this must be easy Street a and the name just stuck after the approximately 200 residents of easy Street have to work for a living just like everybody else. My wife runs this store and i farm and Between the both of us working we get by Quot said Godwin. Quot most folks around Here farm for a he added that most folks enjoy life in easy Street. And since it is unincorporated there Are no town taxes to pay there s one problem a no official sign. I done to know Why the county wont put us up a sign Here so we can get on the map Quot Godwin said. A number of folks were in the store taking it easy. At first Godwin himself was napping with his Boston terrier curled up beside him. Lola Godwin was watching a soap opera. The Quot assistant mayor a Jimmy Denning was swapping tales with the unofficial policeman Bruce Lee. Several other men were sitting nearby. Also special offer on snapper riders. Persuade you to buy a snapper Quick six position height adjustment from i Quot to 3�?� Center mounted grass Catcher for easier mane vering in tight spots a Tough die cast deck for durability snappers faster and easier and with the free offer theres never been a better time to buy the snapper 21&Quot a series coffer Good for a limited time Only at participating snapper dealers 7w7k All snapper might a ers meet a n s i safety specifications i9jj see your local dealer. Distributed in the Carolinas by Porter brother. Shelby n your authorized dealer sales and service High Point Lawn amp Garden 2928 North main a 869-2212 by court order trustee Sale Public auction House and additional Large lot Gertrude Hughes English someplace 2 00 ., Friday september 24, at premises 1008 Westwood Avenue. Sale of real estate subject to upset bid rules and confirmation a Superior court of Guilford county. Terms Cash 10% Deposit by High bidder at Sale. Sale i Brick 2 Story House on lots a 150 it. X 150 it 1008 Westwood Avenue Sale 2 Elk place Beautiful level tract in rear to 1008 Westwood Avenue. Too it. X 150 it. Adjacent also absolute auction for Cash household furniture dishes furnishings Etc. Some interesting pieces. Sale to be held 10 45 a.m., Friday september 24. Inspection available at 10 15 am. No court confirmation needed for personal property. It toil Contact a Edward n rot i. Attorn Tor trait. To la Phon 883 6177 buy the snapper. Get the Snappy her or zip kit frs. Buy a 21&Quot snapper a Senes Mower and take Home a free snap Penzer or a zip kit with too snapper trash bags the snap Penzer converts your Mower into a Leaf pulverized and outdoor vacuum and the zip kit makes fast work of emptying clippings but its the Quality and features of the j a Senes Mower itself that should serious crime rate drops in Winston by the associated press serious crime Rose in Charlotte Durham and Greensboro in the first six months of this year compared to the first half of 1975, the Fri reports but it dropped in North Carolinas two other cities of 100,000 or Over population Winston Salem and Raleigh nationally serious crime Rose 3 per cent compared with an increase of 13 per cent during the first half of 1975 Over the similar period a year earlier. The Fri groups seven offences under serious crime they Are murder and no negligent manslaughter forcible rape robbery aggravated assault burglary and breaking and entering larceny theft and motor vehicle theft. In Charlotte the total of these seven crimes on police records in the first half of this year a the crime Index total a was 12,141, compared with 11,422 in the first six months of last year. In Durham the increase was to 4,037 from 3,425. And in Greensboro it was to 5,585 from 4,970. The crime Index total declined in Raleigh to 4,079 from 4,526. And in Winston Salem to 5,403 from 5,484. Here Are the murders and no negligent manslaughter in the North Carolina cities Charlotte 24 in the first half of this year and 40 in the similar period last year Durham 13-14, Greensboro 4-8, Raleigh 8-13, Winston Salem 13-10 sister says High Point Enterprise thursday september 23, 1976 5a episcopal governing Board opposes curbs on abortion b v i e o r g e w. Cornell a religion writer Minneapolis a the episcopal Church has declared its a unequivocal opposition to any legislation that would restrict individual Choice about abortion at the same time the Church condemned Quot abortions for convenience As a Means of birth control the action taken wednesday at the Church s governing convention came at a time when several groups including roman Catholic Bishops and some protestants Are pressing for a constitutional amendment to outlaw abortion the question also has become a political Campaign Issue with president Ford. An Episcopalian favouring an amendment allowing states to regulate abortion democratic presidential candidate Jimmy Carter a Southern Baptist has declined to support such an amendment the episcopal convention declared it was against any legislation Federal or state that would Quot abridge or deny the right of individuals to make their own a informed decisions Quot about abortion reproduction is a Quot gift of the Power of and decisions about it should take into account moral and ethical dimensions the Church said Charlotte api Dave Norton 35, and his wife Jan. 33, who gave up business jobs for social work will become full time teaching parents at Morehead House a Home in Charlotte for adolescents with behaviour problems the worked in drug programs in Miami then moved to Temple tex., where for 21 a years they worked in the mental health Field Morehead House is an alternate for the teenager headed for Reform school Norton said the teens it takes will be those who were in trouble at Home at school or in the Community some of them will have been referred by the courts five Days and nights a week the Norton will live on the Job with their first charges three boys and two girls Between the Ages of 13 and 17 the Norton who have a Young son will be off on weekends when Debbie Mckeithan 22, an alternate teaching Parent will stay at the House she and the Norton will be helped by Sharon Koerner 31, a social worker mrs Koerner is screening children referred by mental health centers in Mecklenburg county Charlot Teand the neighbouring counties of Cabarrus stanly Gaston Lincoln and Union to be accepted teenagers must be referred by a mental health Center must be Able to go to Public school and must have a family they can return to on weekends those accepted will spend four to six weeks in the residence on Morehead Street Quot we won t have a locked door Home Quot Norton says Quot it will be a family style teaching Parent treatment facility with the of getting these children Back in the Community Quot each child will have duties in the Home. Well have a family conference every night after dinner Well do things and make decisions together a a this is the second try for Morehead House which opened last year and dosed this Spring too few children were referred the staff was inexperienced and the children were More disturbed than anticipated said William of Connor area director for mental health and Allied services but it said that termination of pregnancy is permissible when the woman s physical or mental health is threatened seriously when it results from rape or incest or when indications Are the child would be badly deformed most major protestant denominations take similar positions. Representatives of the 3-million-member episcopal Church which combines both protestant and Catholic elements took their action As the 13-Day triennial convention neared an end today the Bishops acted on the matter in concurrence with earlier action by the other Branch of the churches bicameral legislature the i a y c i e r g y House of deputies in that Branch the Dallas tex., diocese had pressed unsuccessfully for a Blanket condemnation of abortion As the Quot killing of a and advocating Federal Law to protect Quot the right to live of the unborn human being from arbitrary assault and destruction Quot the delegates voted this Down by a heavy majority after lengthy debate the delegates also adopted a Resolution saying homosexuals Are Quot entitled to equal Protection of the Laws with All other citizens a but Thev turned Down resolutions that would have opposed any Laws regulating private sexual conduct Between consenting adults earlier the Bishops reversed themselves under pressure of some colleagues and approved a More lenient Way of regularizing the Priesthood of 15 women ordained before it was authorized the turnabout came alter 12 of the women Bishops announced they would not abide by the tougher course prescribed earlier and which insisted on further Quot conditional ordination of the 15 Carter remarks were distorted Raleigh apr Jimmy Carters sister says her brother s remarks about sex lust and adultery have been taken out of context and distorted by news accounts which quoted him As saying he had committed adultery in his heart Many times Ruth Carter Stapleton of Fayetteville talked to newsmen about the Carter interview with Playboy Magazine during a gathering of democrats Here thursday for a meeting of the state steering committee for Carter a people have missed the Point of what Jimmy was saying a said mrs Stapleton Quot he was trying to be honest and open and he is just a Normal human being the question asked of him was we be been with you for three weeks and you be presented an image of being perfect and infallible a Quot he said exactly what i would have said and feel the fact that it was said to Playboy has made the difference Quot at the session former gov Terry Sanford made his first Public endorsement of Carter As the tar Heel democrats made a display of Unity democratic wheel horses from Secretary of state Thad euro to gubernatorial candidate Jim Hunt attended the session but the prize attraction was Sanford the former governor and current president of Duke University whose bid for the presidency collapsed last february Sanford had been Cool toward Carter since that time. But All Sanford would say about past animosity thursday was Quot done to look Quot i be taken part in every democratic Campaign since 1948 and there s no Way i could have stayed away from this one Quot Sanford said Quot we need a Democrat in Washington and that Sall the reason we need for getting out and working in this Sanford said one major reason Why he supports Carter is his Friendship for mrs Stapleton who was a neighbor when the former governor lived in Fayetteville couple to head youth program in Charlotte Northside Church of Christ 1032 old Winston rd., High Point . Elbert l. Lilley minister sunday september 26 Homecoming Day Bible school 9 45 am morning worship 11 00 am Fellowship meal Good news quartet 2 00 Good news quartet everyone Welcome Nursery provided 3 bedroom to $99.88 i. It a a. St so Quot 1 other models of double wide amp single wide Homes available we take trades. See c. L. Wood Quot Complete housing supermarket 3739 High Point Road Greensboro . 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