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Kannapolis Daily Independent (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, Kannapolis, North Carolina The unemployed no experience Means no Job for graduate by Kim Phelan staff writer his hair Clung neatly to hit head a he sliced a sidewall into is new hair style. Looking into the Large Mirror spread across the Wall he mechanically went through the grooming Steps without a smile. Bruce Coleman had trained himself not to get his Hopes too High. The Chilly morning hours resembled so Many other Early hours of past Days. Rising in a Luke warm room he would turn off the precious heating unit Shower shave and dress. Putting on his three piece suit the 24-year-old was ready for another interview. A i must have gone to 40 or 50 interviews so far. I feel like a professional interviewer a he laughed. A but there Are a lot of people in my position. And that s what keeps me going. That a not to say i done to get discouraged. A sometimes i get very discouraged but i find its not Worth it. I do my Best and that Sall i can do. I spend the Day interviewing Ami come Home and Hope somebody spending the few free hours of the night he has Coleman said he reads Book after Book waiting for the phone to ring with an offer of a Job. He has returned for second interviews Only having his Hopes dashed in the final selection of the applicants. A a in be started applying for jobs i know in a Over qualified for but i know i can do a Good Job a he added shrugging his shoulders. A but the employers look at me and think i wont stay Long. But i will. A a in a looking toward the future not the present. I know if i could just get the Job i could work my Way up the ladder into a position i am qualified for. Nobody starts at the top unless their father owns the company. In a not looking to Start at the top. I m looking for a Job i can work hard renting a duplex at 911-b Oakwood Avenue the Kannapolis resident is one of the 4,180 Cabarrus county unemployed. But Only 18 percent of those out of work residents Are in a position similar to his Coleman has a College degree. A graduate of Western Illinois University his proverbial sheepskin declared his Bachelor s degree in business with a special emphasis in personnel management. A i figured it would get me a Good Job a Coleman explained. A i was brought up to believe a Good Job goes along with a Good College education but that just Isnit True he paused averting his gaze Over the visitor s head. A i saw myself in an executive position with a Normal life you know a wife a House two kids a dog a things like that. All my life i was waiting to experience things. Life is full of experience. That a what i like about it. A then while in College i was trying to finish my first goal in life but now in a in limbo. In a looking for my second goal a a there was no smile just determination. Since his graduation in december Coleman said he quickly discovered a �?ocatch-22�?� to achieving his next goal. Employers want Job applicants with experience but in order to get the required experience they need see no experience Page 6a� e ail Sumbe pendent vol. 116�?no. 44 254 daily 504 sunday in ingest Neu apr published in Cabarrus county Kannapolis n.c., sunday morning november 21, 1982 Home delivery 938 1413 other departments 932-3131 64 pages seven sections uses 143-240 Kannapolis Man killed in Accident from staff reports a Kannapolis Man a James Aubrey Earnhardt 49, of 412 East Universal Street a was killed in an Accident at Roach inc. On Ivey Cline Road off interstate 85 Friday afternoon. Records at the Cabarrus sheriffs department at con Cord quoted witnesses As saying the tailgate of a dump trailer slammed shut falling across Earnhardt. His death was attributed to head injuries. The tailgate weighed 400 to 500 pounds. The Accident occurred at 1 09, As Roach inc. Employees were returning to work after a lunch break. Earnhardt a welder and others were assigned to repairing damage on the dump trailer. The report at the sheriffs office said Earnhardt had propped the tailgate open with a pipe made for that purpose but it was not secured by the Slot. Two of Earnhardt a workers had gone through the tailgate opening into the trailer and one Richard Farmer of Charlie Walker Road said he had noticed that the tailgate bar was secure in its Slot at that time. Farmer said tailgate bars of this kind Haji been used for a number of years and a a we be never had trouble with thee funeral services for or. Earnhardt will be 3 p m today at the Universal House of prayer on Eva drive in Concord with the Rev. Samuel Whittington and the Rev. Randy Piffier officiating. Burial will follow at the Cente Grove lutheran Church cemetery. The body will remain at lady s funeral Home before being taken to the Church 30 minutes prior to the service. Born in Cabarrus county april to 1933, or. Earnhardt was the son of the late John h. And Effie Barbee Earnhardt. The Veteran was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of the Universal House of prayer. Survivors include his widow Dorothy Johnson Earnhardt three Stepsons James Rhinehardt Earl Rhinehardt and Jerry Rhinehardt All of Concord two half Sisters mrs. Anna Belle Scarboro and mrs. Margie Herlocker both of Kannapolis one brother John h. Earnhardt of Winter Garden Fla. One half brother Clifford Furr of Kannapolis and four grandchildren. Income tax cuts Aid affluent associated press Washington income tax Breaks added to the nations internal Revenue code Over the years including the first two of president Reagan a administration Are weighted toward the most affluent americans according to a new Federal study. The study conducted by the Treasury department and released saturday by rep Henry Reuss d-wis., showed that the 4.4 percent of the taxpayers earning More than $50,000 a year reap a third of the benefits from 33 specific tax Breaks. A some Large tax expenditures have exceedingly regressive impacts on our tax system a said Reuss chairman of the congressional joint economic committee. The St by found that taxpayers w Ltd yearly salaries in excess of $50,000 account for 19 percent of the adjusted Gross income reported to the irs in 1981 but would get 33.4 percent of the benefits from the tax Breaks reviewed. Of the More than $156.6 billion in government losses attributed to those tax Breaks More than $52 billion go to people in that High income bracket. A this Treasury analysis is an important contribution to our study of the tax system and to the new drive for Broad based income taxation a Reuss said. Of the tax Breaks studied the one that most benefited High income americans was the exclusion of tax on interest from state and local Bonds. Of the $4.6 billion the government loses on that break More than $4.3 billion goes to those earning $50,000 a year or More. That income group also gets nearly 87 percent of the benefits from alternative conservation and new technology tax credits 73 percent of the tax savings on the exclusion on income earned by americans overseas 63.5 percent of the see tax page6areagan Hopes nuclear Basing plan survives threat by the associated press Washington president Reagan is hoping the latest plan for Basing my nuclear missiles will be Able to survive both a soviet attack and congressional scrutiny. Reagan is expected to announce monday that he has approved an air Force recommendation that the too intercontinental weapons be clustered in underground shelters within a 14-Square-mile area White House and Pentagon officials say. The announcement was expected to come a few hours before Reagan gives a nationally televised address a on arms control monday night. Reagan sex plan known variously As a closely spaced Basing and a dense pack a comes in response to a dec. I deadline set by Congress for proposing a Home for the missiles. Then Congress which begins a lame Duck session nov. 29, will have 30 legislative Days to veto the plan a vote that is expected to be close. Meantime it has forbidden the Pentagon to set aside Money for Basing the weapons. The question of How and where to deploy the 71-foot-Long, 192,000-Pound missiles has beep unanswered since the weapons were first proposed in 1973. More than 30 different Basing plans have been considered. Even though the weapon system has no Home More than $4-5 billion already has been spent on research and development. The Pentagon has set the total program Cost at about $25 billion but critics say the final Price could be double that. Supporters of the program say the weapon is needed because increasingly accurate soviet missiles have made the current . Force of 1,052 minuteman and Titan land based inst ter Continental missiles vulnerable to destruction in their silos. Each my or a missile experimental a will have to warheads and will be highly accurate. While the my is scheduled to go into production next year the a dense pack base wont be ready until 1986. In the interim Reagan proposed putting the first 40 missiles into existing minutemen silos but the idea was turned Down cold by Congress. Although the president could make some last minute change the version of a dense pack he is most Likely to approve would put All too missiles into the by an area about 14 Miles Long and a mile wide. A dense pack backers say missiles would be saved a fratricide a a theory which holds that incoming soviet missiles would Knock each out leaving some my weapons Able to retaliate. Another option is to build More than too silos for the missiles leaving some of the shelters empty. That would make it More difficult for the soviets to target the missiles say my locates. A dense pack has Many critics Adas have All the other Basing plans. One is Charles Townes a physicist and Nobel laureate who headed a defense science Board panel that studied the idea. Townes has reportedly questioned whether the missiles can be put into a super hardened a or blast proof silos quicker than the soviets can come up with better weapons. Other critics say my is a waste of Money because they argue improved guidance technology has made All land based missiles vulnerable. The United states they argue should build improved missiles for its Trident submarines. B by the associated press Greeneville Tenn. A North Carolina it. Gov. Jimmy Green is under Federal investigation after a convicted counterfeiter implicated him in illegal tobacco sales and arson schemes a Federal prosecutor said Friday. Green is being investigated by the Fri and the . Department of agriculture assistant . Attorney Guy Blackwell said in a sentencing hearing for former Green employee Sandy White or. White 46, was sentenced in Federal court to four years in jail and fined $10,000 for his role in a $12 million counterfeiting scheme. White arrested in the of big a undercover probe of Columbus county corruption said under questioning by senior . District judge . Neese that he and Green were involved in illegal tobacco sales. As White stood to be sentenced Neese asked the Clarkton Man if he a had been involved with Green in the illegal Sale of a yes a White replied. Green denied the allegations in Raleigh. N .c., today. A i just simply say that ifs untrue a he said. A the allegations were made by a person under sentencing. His quote that he was engaged in illegal tobacco sales with me is untrue. I done to know anything about the rest of the during the hearing Blackwell told Neese Federal investigators were a actively investigating a suspicious fire nov. 28, 1979, at the Tennessee Carolina tobacco warehouse in Newport. He said they were looking for evidence of arson greens alleged role in the fire and were seeking evidence in the alleged illegal tobacco sales scheme. Green said today he had no comment on the allegations concerning the fire. Also sentenced Friday for their roles in the counterfeiting ring were Howard Franklin Watts 48, of Clarkton Eddie Earl arms and Eugene Reese 49, both of Newport Tenn. Two other defendants a Ronald Shoemaker 26, who is Reese a step son and Lonnie Roger Stinson 38, both of Newport a were placed on probation. Arms received three consecutive two year terms for the see Green page6a in Lebanon More violence reported associated Presa Beirut Lebanon a a fiery explosion ravaged a building in israeli occupied Sidon saturday and lebanese leaders told . Envoy Philip c. Habib they rejected Tough new israeli conditions for a pullout the Christian voice of Lebanon radio reported. The broadcast said an explosive charge touched off the fire in a seven Story building in Sidon 25 Miles South of Beirut. There were no reports of casualties. Tenants were evacuated from the building by firemen according to the radio reports which said the building was next to the offices of the state run electricity company and the civil defense Headquarters. A spokesman for the israeli army in suburban Beirut told the associated press the building was privately owned and no major israeli positions were near the scene of the fire. Gunmen killed one israeli Soldier and wounded three others in Sidon Friday and responsibility was claimed by a Wing of an extremist group that said it set off a car bomb that destroyed the israeli military Headquarters in southernmost Tyre last week killing 75 israelis. Gemayel a Christian phalanges party said five of its militiamen were shot to death saturday by druse leftists of the socialist progressive party in the Village of Zainab nine Miles South of Beirut. Israeli officials in Tel Aviv said their troops intervened saturday in fighting Between druse and Christian militiamen in the Village of Ain Zanoub eight see violence Page a flick of the switch with a Little help from Ber Mother Little miss Cabarrus county Elizabeth Cranford throws the switch to Light the giant Christmas tree on the county a courthouse Lawn. Under Cloudy skies Kannapolis neighbors in Concord officially opened the Yule season with a festive Parade saturday. Morty Price photo Andropov front runner for soviet president by the associated press Moscow a Yuri v. Andropov the new soviet communist party chief has consolidated his Power far More rapidly than expected and now appears to be the top candidate to assume the late Leonid i. Brezhnev a other Post that of president soviet sources and communist diplomats say. When Brezhnev died nov. To the betting was that Andropov held the Edge in taking Brezhnev a party Post but no one ruled out Konstantin u. Chernenko Brezhnev a Long time Friend and aide. In the past few Days sources have confirmed that Andropov 68, and Chernenko 71, waged a Tough Battle to succeed Brezhnev but that Andropov won after getting the support of defense minister Dmitri f. Ustinov foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko and ukrainian party Boss Vladimir v. Sherbitsky. When Andropov was named general Secretary of the party two Days after Brezhnev died it was believed that Chernenko would be named president a Job which confers head of state status. He is still seen As having an outside shot at the Job a but Only if Andropov has decided that he does no to want it. The announcement of the new president is thought Likely on tuesday during a meeting of the supreme soviet the National parliament which will vote on a candidate. If Andropov does not take the presidents Job the sources said the 73-year-old Gromyko is the next most Likely candidate. Gromyko a most Likely successor As foreign minister the sources said would be Anatoly f. Dobrynin the 63-year-old ambassador to the United states a a Job he has held for More than 21 years. Other additions to the depleted top soviet leadership also Are Likely soon on monday the party a 300-plus member Central committee is expected to meet to officially Sanction the naming of new members to the politburo which is three members shy of the 14 it had a year ago. Last january Mikhail a. Suslov the chief Kremlin ideologists and the Man who was thought to have sponsored Brezhnev a Rise to Power in 1964, died at 79 his demise reduced the ruling body to 13. Brezhnev a death made it 12, and Andrei p. Kirilenko 76, is said to have retired or been ousted diminishing the All powerful ruling body toll. As late As last monday Kirilenko was seen in Public at Brezhnev a funeral but standing Well away from the other members of the politburo a Clear sign he is out. His picture did not appear in the gallery of other politburo members in Advance of revolution Day on nov. 7, another Clear sign that he has either stepped Down or been pushed aside. Soviet sources said it appeared that at least two men now holding nonvoting candidate status on the politburo would be elevated a Vladimir i. Dolgikh 57, and Boris Ponomarev 77. Andropov where to look astrology.7d, 3e classified.4-8e comics.7d crossword.7d editorials.4a entertainment .3e family life .1-obituaries a sports.1-8b weather .2a it. Gov. Subject of Fri probe

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