High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 25 1974, Page 70

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1974, High Point, North Carolina The Nashville sound associated presi writer Tenn singing and acting Aren enough for Conny Van Dyke she wants to blend her talents into that special amalgam an Allaround entertainer her recent efforts have a town threatened with bombs Portsmouth a the downtown Confederate Monument has been a sensitive Issue Here since last summer when City Council first voted to remove memorial Day Confederate flags then later decided to put them Back next year p o 1 i c e r e c e i v e d two Anonymous phone Calls monday about bombs being planted at the Monument the first one proved True a bomb will go off at High and court at the Monument in half an hour was the word a police dispatcher received about noon in a bag on the ground at the Northwest Corner of the Monument police found a homemade bomb with explosive Power of about 20 pounds of int the device later was disarmed by an explosive ordnance disposal squad at it Story the bombs explosive Power was estimated by Navy chief warrant officer r p Demers who said it could have injured passersby on both sides of court Street faulty wiring probably prevented the bomb from exploding said a member of his squad i patrolman c t Ryder picked up the bag in which the bomb was found and saw a can and a Battery inside the bomb squad then was summoned 35foot Stone Monu ment was completed in 1881 and has figures of four Confederate soldiers at its base the bomb was found beside the sculpture of an artillerymen Demers said he believed the bomb a fairly easy device to make was of a Type demonstrated two weeks ago on the television show Hawaii five 0 it was a legitimate bomb Demers said it would have gone Boom in not saying it would have killed everyone on the Street but it would have Hurt a lot of people a police dispatcher received another Anonymous Call about pm saying that one didst go off but the next one will police units sent Back to the Monu ment area found nothing the second time youth killed in Bike crash Sanford Cap a 13yearold Lee county youth was killed monday night when he Rode his Bicy Cle into the path of a motor vehicle the Highway patrol said Christopher Ray Watson of it 10 Sanford was killed on us 421 about half a mile East of Sanford been both frenetic and successful she has played singing acting Lead roles in two motion pictures made television guest appearances performed in clubs from Florida to Reno and worked on her second album All in the past year i dont want to specialize she insists in 5 Waves for Allaround professional abilities High Point Enterprise wednesday september 25 1974 Isa found guilty we have that support for your aching Back if your doctor prescribes a Back i or any i support for that i bring the i prescription to us one of our skilled technicians will care fully select and personally fifth Etc i professional support appropriate i for your individual need filling prescriptions a our i business you know and includes support prescriptions Mclarty drug go 128 Church ave p t pm 8831431 not More of a writer than a singer1 or More of a Singer than an actress i like to do everything my strongest Point is that in just an entertainer sitting on the Rug at her suburban Home she held her hands Palms up in front of her Chin she Shook her blonde hair smiled and raised one Eyebrow an expression of enthusiasm and a Little insolence Larry Coates her husband and manager sat behind her she can do anything he said but basically we Hope it will be a combination of singing and acting there just int time for everything after years of modelling dancing filming commercials and playing minor television roles Conny wound up in in Nashville and recorded her first album last year then twentieth Century Fox came to town to film we and the Dixie dance Kings staring Hurt Reynolds the producers were looking for local Talent for the Lead female role Dixie a country music Singer i just walked into the producers office prepared to stay until i was interviewed for the part Conny remembers persistence paid off and she was Given the part after we Conny was chosen for another acting singing Lead role in a Paramount film framed staring Joe Don Baker both pictures be released later this year Dixie is country Conny says Shes Young she really wants to make it in country music Shes an inno cent t a Little on the Wacky Side and her emotions on her sleeve Annie Williams of Fern Street was Given 18 months suspended and fined and costs monday in District court after being found guilty of assault by pointing a gun prayer for judgment was continued on payment of and costs in the Case of Matthew Wilson 23 of Gavin Street charged with receiving stolen goods Christine Brown 18 of Worth Street was acquitted of a charge of larceny Eastern 3 nonstop daily Fly to la Guardia or Newark on Eastern comfortable whisper jets Call Eastern at 2993221 in Greensboro 8855141 in High Point 7252344 in Weston Salem Orcal your 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