High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 30 1976, Page 8

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 30, 1976, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise. Thursday. September a1978 Pioneer airman to be inducted Mariposa. Calif a in 1926. When army la. John Macready set out to Fly higher than anyone Ever had. A newspaper headline predicted. Macready to explode for Benefit of science Quot but Macready managed to set a record at 40,800 feet without exploding and on saturday the 89-year-old Pioneer will be inducted into the International aerospace Hall of Fame at san Diego of course his 1926 record has been far outdistanced. The current Altitude record for horizontal flight was set last july 28 when an sr71 Jet flew to 85.126 feet. But Macready s Effort a and survival a helped promote the exploration of the atmosphere a i guess in some ways i was like an astronaut he says. Quot after we set that Altitude record people began to talk More seriously about aviation and to think that maybe Man someday could make it to the Moon Macready. Who is living in retirement Here admits that lie was frightened by the grim forecast expressed in the headline. A life was Sweet at the moment and i had no desire to have it terminated especially in such an undignified manner Quot he says according to the a explosion the pressure inside his body would surpass the pressure outside when he reached the stratosphere causing him to burst like a balloon Macready. Then 39, flew an open cockpit biplane. He was bundled up in several layers of clothing and a Snow suit to combat the minus-80 temperatures. The record setting flight Over Dayton. Ohio was not his first major accomplishment three years earlier he made headlines by flying nonstop across North America this was four years before Charles Lindbergh made his historic flight across the Atlantic Ocean and for several years photographers boarded his flights to snap some of the first spectacular Aerial photos. The Public s first Birds Eye views of Yosemite National Park the grand Canyon the statue of Liberty and Niagara h alls were the Sharp Black and White photos taken from Macready s plane in the Early 1920s. Those pictures seemed like magic he says in a world where most people had never seen an air plane and Many still used horses for transportation those photos were he says. Macready left the army air corps in 1926 but was called Back in 1940 to teach flying and to set up airfields around the country. He was made a colonel before retiring looking Back. Macready is still impressed by his Early hights a you be got to remember that just nothing worked in aviation in those he says. Quot every flight was an Experiment a Good riddance Pennsylvania was founded land i America Joo Miles because King Charlesll owed 16,000 pounds to a dead Admiral who alive had been grieved by his sons embrace of Tho quakers and by his frequent run ins with the establishment the King was Happy to get rid of this non. William Penn by settling the debt with a Grant of Long and 160 Miles wide. Small Federal pay hike will Cost Ford votes Washington a an estimated 2 6 million Federal civilian and military employees will be getting a pay increase beginning Friday that averages 4 83 per cent and is Worth about $2 5 billion. But labor spokesmen say its not enough and it will Cost votes for president Ford. Vvs to approved the pay hike wednesday. Ford ignored appeals for a greater increase that was re rom reded by his government pay advisers Viking findings expected Pasadena Calif it a it a scientists have sequestered themselves with new data from Viking 2 that May provide the final answer to the question of life on Mars Viking 2 sent results from its first organic chemistry Experiment on wednesday the critical probe on which the missions quest for life has been pegged. Viking team members were expected to spend most of today deciphering the information. And they have scheduled a news briefing on the results for late today the Experiment seeks the Little Carbon based compounds that Are the foundations of All living things on Earth without the compounds. It would be difficult for scientists to concede the presence of life on the red planet ii any Are found it scorned certain scientists would declare the discovery of life on Mars. The Viking i and Viking 2 Landers have been probing the Martian surface Tor a combined period of nearly three months the biology experiments have suggested the presence of life or something very much like it. A of i it flicks remodel a free estimates Rhone 882-0722 Marsh kitchens a buy the snapper. The Apt to s Public employee department predicted that Ford s action w ill a dangerously accelerate the great employee unrest among Federal workers at All Levels. Department president Howard Mcclennan said the decision a a further demonstrates the Ford administration s callous disregard for Federal service Kenneth t Lyons president of the National association of government employees said the decision a a guarantees that hell Ford set a record in november for receiving the fewest Federal employee votes of any incumbent president seeking reelection. The pay hike does not affect the salaries of members of Congress Federal judges or High ranking bureaucrats who earn More than $37,800 a year. The Federal employees pay Council Coni posed of unions representing govern ment workers sought an 8.2 per cent across the Board pay hike. A Union representing 600,-000 key civilian government workers warned of a work slowdown or a strike if Ford did not increase wages beyond 4 83 per cent. Summit a it Mitchell s a Obil have a cup of Coffee on us while we do your printing a quickly Xerox copies up to Quick copies and multicolour printing fast service Low Cost i Blu Printer 2060 Bren Woodst High Point n c. 27261 p o. Box 2103 phone 885 4034 in the Freeman associates building buy a Winner Philco 25 color Consoletti a 100% solid state. lowest Price Ever special. Or 498-? Model c3501 Philco 13�?� color to another Winner 299 98 furniture company comp Ete Home furnishings amp appliances 2510 South main St. Phone 886-4455 Frei paved parking in rear read the Enterprise classified ads Fords better ideas for 1977. 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