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Kannapolis Daily Independent (Newspaper) - January 20, 1982, Kannapolis, North Carolina Page ten a your Home newspaper the daily Independent a Kannapolis n. C. Wednesday. January a Hsi state a briefs Airport name changed associated press Charlotte a officials Are changing the name of Charlotte s Douglas municipal Airport to Charlotte International Airport Douglas Field even though the facility does no to have International passenger flights. Airport spokeswoman Paulette Purgason said Charlotte qualifies As an International Airport because it handles cargo flights to foreign countries. The Airport whose name will be changed in May is undergoing a $55.6 million renovation including construction of a new terminal. Teens suspects in theft Wentworth a authorities Are seeking a Reidsville teenager accused along with a 14-year-old Friend of stealing $10,000-112,000 from the 14-year-old�?Ts father. Rockingham county sheriff Bobby Vernon said the pair allegedly stole the Money a weeks Worth of receipts from the service station run by the 14-year-old�?Ts father. The service station proprietor said he missed the Money which was in a Pouch and his son last thursday morning. Cheese to be distributed Raleigh a county eligibility specialists will determine who will receive 770,000 pounds of surplus cheese allocated to North Carolina by the Federal government state officials say. June Milby director of Public information for the state department of human resources said food stamp workers will determine who is eligible to receive the cheese in their counties. A it basically follows the financial eligibility standards of food stamp she said. A people done to necessarily have to be receiving food Stamps but they have to be help Cope with Oil spills Raleigh a two scientists say they have applied techniques used along North Carolinas outer Banks in helping France restore coastal Marshlands devastated by Oil spills. Botany professor Erneste d. Seneca and soil science assistant professor Stephen w. Broome both of North Carolina state University say their work has helped preserve a natural resource that has economic and ecological benefits. Seneca and Broome were asked to come to France after the supertanker Amoco Cadiz Sank in the English Channel in March 1978, dumping 200,000 tons of crude Oil on the Brittany coast of France and causing heavy damage along a 400-Kilometer stretch of Beach. Hopeful for plane signal Atlanta a search Crews continued trying to Home in today on an emergency locator transmitter signal from a Small plane that vanished on a flight from Atlanta to Elizabethtown tenn., according to the civil air patrol. Capt. . Dennis a Cap spokesman in Atlanta said the Piper Arrow left Fulton county Airport around 3 30 . Monday with three or possibly four people aboard. When the Craft failed to show up in Tennessee a search was started late monday night. Creation mixed to ruling Raleigh a the chairman of the North Carolina Republican party hailed a supreme court decision upholding unlimited spending by Independent Campaign groups while the state democratic head said the ruling disappointed him. David Flaherty state cop chairman termed the decision a a Victory for he said it Means a the philosophy of government which we support now will have a better Opportunity to get across its the chairman of the state democratic party sen. Russell Walker a Randolph said he hoped the Issue would be reconsidered and reversed in a future Case. Valdese sniper on Loose Valdese a truckers have been advised to use caution when in an area where a girl was shot and killed and several trucks have been hit by either bullets or rocks this week Burke county authorities said. The trucks were travelling on interstate 40 near Valdese near an overpass where 19-year-old Rhonda Annette Hinson was shot to death As she drove Home from a Christmas party on dec. 23. Burke county officers investigating the reported incidents tuesday questioned three teen age boys who admitted throwing rocks at trucks near where the incidents were reported. Baptist May of offer Raleigh a a Baptist state convention officer says the convention probably will accept an offer to buy the groups downtown Headquarters which could pave the Way for construction of new Headquarters. Or. Cecil Ray said the conventions general Board probably will approve a Raleigh firm s offer when it meets at Camp Caraway near Asheboro next week. He said the offer was verbal and he was expecting to receive the offer in writing. Odell news officers installed a the Cabarrus county Home builders association held its annual ladies night meeting at the firelight inn in Harrisburg monday night and also installed new officers. Pictured Are left to right Harry Grinner area 8 vice president . Home builders association Larry Williams past president of the Cabarrus county bidders association Allan Miles incoming president Linda Holden vice president and Bruce Jones treasurer. Vietnam War widow bitter about ordeal weekly specials Coloria Nom Moas Western beef approx. 300 lbs. Price includes cutting amp wrapping 1.39 is. Country sausage meter refute sibs. S.m.45 la. Liver Mush 6 la. Box 704 a. Bad beef ribs so. Bes 994 in. Hamburger patties a fall meat Quot 3 of. Patties 33 it. Lei approx. S lbs. 1.51 our own fresh pork cuts a country sausage wed. Afternoon through set., White they last now open until 4 00 . On saturday North Ridge ave. Kannapolis closed on tuesday associated press eleven years ago Patricia Schlie had everything she wanted. At 23. She was the Mother of a four month old baby boy and the wife of a handsome army Pilot. On oct. 20, 1970, mrs. Schliess world came crashing Down around her. Her husband army 1st it. Kenneth Schlie was killed in a helicopter crash in Vietnam. After the news of her husbands death mrs. Schlie began a Long Battle to put her life Back together again a a Battle she says has been harder because of the stigma attached to the Vietnam War. A a let a face it they lost the War and no one wanted to Deal with that a not the government not the army not the american people a said the 34-year-old Charlotte woman. A the whole attitude especially the governments attitude has made me feel pretty mrs. Schliess complaints Are echoed by widows of Vietnam veterans All Over the country. Most say they believe their husbands died for nothing on the battlegrounds of Southeast Asia. Many say they Are still plagued with bouts of depression Over their losses and they Way they feel they have been treated by the government and the american Public. A when my husband died my children and i moved near Florida to be near a military base a said Barbara Caddell whose husband Richard was killed in 1973. A but we were treated As outcasts there and we moved. I can to really say we have been treated great in a nonmilitary Community the survivors of the More than 50,000 americans who died in Vietnam say the Public a and government s attitude toward them has forced them to band together for support and understanding. Last fall a California woman founded a National organization called a survivors of sacrifice to help widows and families of slain Vietnam veterans. Is. Caddell and is. Schlie say they Are trying to establish a North Carolina chapter. A we know there Are a lot More of us out there because we have gotten Telephone Calls from All Over the state about the club Quot is. Schlie said. A right now we Are in the process of trying to reach As Many Vietnam widows As we the widows say because the Vietnam conflict was so unpopular it has been hard for them to talk with people about the War their husbands or How they feel about their losses. Most of the widows say they had to have psychiatric therapy to get through the first few months of depression. A it s hard to explain just How depressed and Hurt you feel and a person who Hasni to been through it can to understand a is. Schlie said. A i had a woman Call me just a few Days after kens death and say a in a glad your husbands dead. He was just a How do you Deal with something like that without going crazy a meanwhile the widows have a new crisis to face. Under a Federal act signed last August the women and their children will lose part of their survivor benefits beginning next year. According to the omnibus reconciliation act social Security payments to widowed mothers will cease when their children reach 16 and the children will lose their payments when they reach 18. Before the act widows of Active service military men were to receive payments until their dependent children were 18 and the children were to receive benefits until they were 22. A it s just a last slap in the face to the survivors of the men who fought in a very unpopular War the country would rather forget a is. Caddell said. Is. Schlie said a when our husbands went into the service they were promised if anything happened to them their families would be taken care of. The government is betraying these men who Are dead and can to defend their is. Schlie says the Bill will Cost her and her son thousands of dollars and maybe an education for her son. Rusty now la. Quot my benefits will Stop about the time it gets really expensive to keep him in High school and his benefits will Stop when he tries to go to College. Its a no win situation for us the founder of sos Madeline Van Wagner is trying to persuade California lawmakers to introduce legislation to rescind at least part of the omnibus Bill is. Schlie says she has contacted Sens. Jesse Helms and John East of North Carolina and several other state representatives All of whom say they did no to know the Bill would take away the widows benefits. A they All expressed Shock and disappointment. It was a 1,000-Page Bill and i guess they did no to read what they were signing into Law a said is. Schlie. Both is. Cadell and is Schlie Are unemployed. Is. Schlie is presently studying to be a Legal Secretary. Is. Caddell says she has no skills necessary to qualify her for a Job that would support her and her three Goldsboro a act Leader says Blacks Are angry by Cathey Byrd Call 938-3281 it was a most Beautiful snowfall that descended upon us on this last tuesday. Everyone was pretty Well ready for it and took All the precautions they could. People who have farm animals did All they could to try to protect them from the cold and ice. A couple places that work with Flowers shrubbery and other Green stuff did what they could to save everything. It was a time for nearly All families to stay inside where the heat was an relax. Residents found various things to do like watching television hobbies among other things. Many people found it a time to just gather around the fire and be together and have along family talks which really mean a lot. When it was Over Many families got out and helped one another shovel Snow and dig out so transportation could be possible. All the children enjoyed themselves by building snowmen sledding and just enjoying themselves. People taking notice of the news All seem to agree they really feel concern for people in the other states who like us were not used to so much cold weather and Snow. Considering this was the biggest snowfall some can remember everyone is positive they will not forget it soon. Mrs. Leona Pressley recently went to Panama to visit or. And mrs. Max Pressley jr., and their two children Brad and Jill. Mrs. Pressley is the former Saran Arrowood. The family lives close to the Panama canal zone. Mrs. Pressley is expected to return sometime this week. Associated press Goldsboro a president Reagan s acceptance of responsibility for a new policy regarding tax exemptions for schools that practice racial discrimination did not placate local Blacks says a Goldsboro a act Leader. William Foy president of the Gold Wayne Branch of the National association for the advancement of coloured people said the organization May Challenge in court Reagan a reversal of a longstanding Federal policy denying tax exempt status to schools with discriminatory policies. A we cannot sit Back and wait just on words that someone is stating a Foy said. A what we Are saying is that we Are going to take direct action through the courts to see that our rights Are protected. We will not stand Idle on these kinds of the Reagan administration announced its new policy on Jan. 8, saying it would not fight lawsuits filed by Goldsboro Christian schools and Bob Jones University of Greenville s.c., seeking tax exempt status As charitable institutions despite their discriminatory policies. Goldsboro Christian schools do not admit Blacks and Bob Jones does not allow interracial dating. Four Days later Reagan said he had not meant to condone discrimination and said he would ask Congress to pass a Law forbidding the government to Grant the tax exempt status to institutions. During a news conference tuesday Reagan said a i am opposed with every fiber of my being to he took responsibility for what he called the earlier a a misunderstanding and said his administration had not handled it Well. The . Civil rights commission responded that the legislation Reagan proposed is unnecessary because existing Laws a particularly the 1964 civil rights act a already ban Federal Aid to discriminatory children. A eau this time we were told a done to worry the government will take care of you. Your husband died for his country. His family win be cared for a a said is. Caddeus. Quot now i m going to have to get out and try to keep a roof Over our Heads. Its a National disgrace for the men who died for their ice / skating is fun Holiday ice rink Ridge ave. 782 9028 i Faith Nursery school 904 Chipolo Street off Hwy. 29 Kannapolis n. C. Announcing grand opening a infants thru 5 years a structured learning program a Beka books a activities Field trips a hot balanced lunches and snacks a qualified Christian staff 6 30 a.m.-5 30 . 933-7586 you can put your Faith in our second Century 106 West Avenue Diamond jewellers 938 3167 Bulova watch Sale Al Price entire inventory reduced a Bulova a Caravelle a acc tron a Swiss a Bulova Quartz 3 Days Only Sale ends saturday Cash Only programs. Tax exemptions it said Are a form of Aid and therefore Are covered. A your position can be summed up in eight words. The Law is on the books. Enforce it a commission member Stephen Horn said at a press conference. If Congress passes Reagan a proposed legislation Goldsboro Christian schools would have to repay taxes it was exempted from paying for the past la years and an attorney for the schools has said he does t know whether his cent can afford it. But Foy said the local a act has no desire to see the schools put out of business. A a we re not against anyone setting up any kind of a school with this kind of philosophy but not when it comes to my tax Money supporting them a he said. A we have a viable educational system in this country. If they done to choose to go to our pubic schools that a their business. A i do not wish that the Christian schools doors be closed. A in a saying is that if that a a private institution done to involve the hearings delayed associated press the opening hearing of a Senate judiciary subcommittee considering the voting rights act is being postponed because the Reagan administration has not decided its position on extending key provisions of the Law. North Carolina s two Republican senators Jesse Helms and John East both have come under fire from North Carolina civil rights groups for their opposition to Extension of the act. Attorney general William French Smith asked for a weeks postponement on tuesday to give the administration time to make a specific legislative recommendation according to a subcommittee spokesman. Children shop 316 Jackson Park Road phone 932 5912 i Price Sale All Winter merchandise no Lay a ways refunds or exchanges All name Brand Spring merchandise 15% off Lay a ways Welcome new shipment of Calabash jeans 2-4 toddler $008 4-6x slims amp legs. $035 we accept master card amp visa

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