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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, December 02, 1978, Page Page 2, Image 2

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' I 1>. - ?"* * - . i#hxyr*~'"T" T?!*5S3^JSvS5 Page 2 The Chronlcle-Saturda> ,December 2,197H oDSgagDanpo" * RALEIGH--Thcrc has been a significant decrease in * admissions and runaways at the state's five training schools for delinquent youth in the past few months. The "schools are operated by the N, C. Department of Human w Resources' Divisions of Youth Services. *. "Since status offenders are no longer admitted to the state's training schools, we are experiencing a decrease in student population," said Robert Atkinson, assistant ?: director for Institutional Services in the division. ? From July through October 1977, there were 363 ? youngsters admitted to the five training schools. For the same four-month period in 1978, there were only 222 ( admissions. According to'Atkinson, the training schools are also ~-~i?Yi nTHwiir"irffi Hr ?t" Tr ~ months, there has been an 80 percent decrease in the number of students who run away. The schools, which had previously been averaging around 30 to 40 runaways per month, now average eight to 12 per month. % Jim Hunt added 54 cottage parent positions to the five schools following the death of an employee at Juvenile Evaluation Center and- alleged sexual involvement J between students and staff at Stonewall Jackson School. These two schools received the majority of new positions. _ NEW YORK-Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., president of the National Urban League, has warned that the Carter administration anti-inflation program will make poor and working people bear the brunt of fighting inflation. Jordan's remarks came during the NUI/s 22nd annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner. 44President Carter appears to be resorting to traditional instruments of fiscal constraint," said Jordan. ,4That means lowered federal snendino r1rmh1#?-Hioit -IT O ?6" ""v*vo' j rates and the very real threat of double-digit unemployment rates./^ ^ ? ??I "A black community already mired in economic ^ depression cannot sustain a fresh recession/' Jordan ( added, "America's cities, staggering under fiscal (problems and physical decay, cannot withstand the impact of another recession." _ _ Jordan said, "The way to control inflation is through full employment and full productivity^- And if sacrifices * are necessary, they should be borne by those best able to * bear'them, not by the black, Hispanic and poor people, 1 who dic jjeyrcssKiij txkldy ?- - v WASHINGTON--Black candidates won major statewide c offices in six states during the November election, reports the Joint Center for political Studies. Three blacks won statewide elections for the first time, J including two appeals court judges, Richard Erwin of North Carolina, and Harry A. Cole of Maryland, who had earlier been appointed to the bench. The third new official is Vel~R. Phillips, winner of the Secretary of State's office in Wisconsin, the first time a black ever won a state election there. Re-elected were Richard Austin, Michigan secretary of state, Henry Parker, Connecticut treasurer and Wilson Riles, California superintendent of public instruction. Eddie N. Williams, president of the Joint Center, noted t the election defeats of Sen. Edward Rrooke^R-Mass.. Lt^ J Gov. Mervyn Dymally, D-Calif. and Yvonne Braithwaite '< Burke, the former representative who sought the attorney general's office in California. 7 Williams said the losses "represent a loss of talented,J influential leadership." ' "If there is one conclusion to be drawn from the election results," said Williams; ''it is that the level of black 1 political participation must be increased in order to protect the political interests of the black community." ^ "The election results, including the trend towards ( conservatism , provides additional justification for black political and civil rights leaders to develop a national ' voter crusade," Williams added. ' Insurance fr< Legal Aid said that most than they need. burial policies that the "Most agents don't read poor and elderly have are the fine print of the coninadequate^ tract to their customer, so "It's absurd that these in most cases the custom- , poverty level people have er doesn't know what they ! these type of policies." are buying," McCrae con- j Sinai said. "Most of tinued. these $500-1,000 policies Members of the task are inadequate to cover force said that a person the cost of a funeral." looking to buy insurance "Some elderly have this should shop around like religious fear that they _ J | WTVCTAN GATDU aren i going to De bur- " vtvJ/>Ma'T1 ied." Sinai continued. CHRONICLE "How many times have The Winston-Salem ( you seen someone left in Chronicle is published the street and not bur- every Thursday by the ied?" Winston-Salem ChronSinal also said that the icle Publishing Comtelevision ads and news- pany, Inc. 603 Pepper paper supplements are Building -102 W. 4th mostly ripping people off. St. Mailing Address: "Most of those life, P.O. Box 3154, Win- ' health, or burial insurance ston- Salem, N.C.I policies are third rate and 27102.? Phone: 722are not going to meet their g^24. Second Class needs. Sinai said. postage paid at Win"They don't give you ston-Salem. N.C. anything back for your 27102 money" Subscription: $8.32 per year payable in Carolyn McCrae, a form- advance (N.C. sales tax o r incuvnwAA ? .4 ? - ?-A * * vi uisuiaiitc unuciwrucr included). siyd that she thinks that Opinions expressed by the main problems are colnmnlst In this with the insurance agents. newspaper do not neAbout 1 per cent of cessarily Represent the the people understand the policy of this Psper. insurance policies that Member N.C. Black they own," McCrae said Publisher's Assorts-'There is a tendency for * aoorifc ^' t,on- PUBLICATION insurance agents to see _ iultoia NO. 067910. more insurance to people %BMSHaamammmm .> ' > A bus makes i left turn from Claremont Avenue onto 7th Street as another vehicle waits to turn left from 7th ( Street. Both vehicles had to contend with tnffic going \ Signal Proposed By John W. Templeton making that turn during an | Staff Writer eight-hour period--an aver- ( age of 123 cars an hour. ^ The left turn nas to be The city traffic engineer- macie in the face of southing department has prepar- bound traffic on Claremont,-' ?d a recommendation that a southbound Claremont traf^faffic light be~placed at the fic turning left onRr~7th busy intersection of 7th street and northbound 1 Street and Claremont Ave- Claremont traffic which I lue, where U.S. 311 turns does not turn right up 7th 1 lorth. Street. Williams said 7,860, I Roy Williams, city "traffic cars entered the mtersec- | jngineer^? caliecL tha left tion duri ng_ the eight-hour ; urn from 7th Street head- period, 1200 of them be- < ng south on Clarement tween the hours of four and < 'the difficult movement'- fivep.m. j vhich makes a traffic signal Most of the traffic~in The 1 lesirable. intersection, said Williams, i is "commuter traffic going ( He said a manual count in to work from seven to eight uly showed 1,150 cars in the morning and from t New Officials By John W. Templeton Staff Writer Four incumbent black elected officials lost their seats in he November 7 general elections in North Carolina, but hose losses were offset by two judicial breakthroughs md eight new black county commissioners statewide. In Forsyth County, state Rep. Harold E. Kennedy and ichool board member Beaufort O. Bailey lost their seats, in Mecklenburg County^ Robert O. (Bob ^Walton lost his Did for re-election as a Democratic county commissioner and Guilford, where Bert Hall also lost his seat on the board of county commissioners. Judge Richard C. Erwin of the State Court of Appeals became the first black to win a statewide election by his election to the post he was appointed to in February. Superior Court Judge Clifford Johnson, in Mecklenburg County, became the first black elected to a Superior Court judgeship. ___ 4 )m page 1 they would for clothes or local company said that ( shoes. most people aren't aware ^ Paul Sinai said that by that they can save money \ shopping around a con- by shopping around. , sumer can find a good policy with broad based "If you shop around, I'm coverage. s-ure you can find a policy ( "Why get zapped," Si- to fit your needs and your , nal said. "A good con- wallet," the agent said, sumer should sit down with a good insurance "Most people are taken in broker and weigh the by they first fast talking - liters agent tney see, and frankAn insurance agent for a ly, that's their job." ???? NOTICE ? STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION PUBLIC 1 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION Notice is hereby given of Public Hearings on Vocationa Board of Education on the following dates and locations: ( 4-6 and 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.) December 12 Asheviile High School Media Cent December.. 13 Hickory High School Mali, Hickory December 14 Charlotte/Mecklenburg Education Cenl HmvihIw* 18 Daal.> m a ' 1 ?u nuvnj iTiuum niga jcnooi /vuauonum December 19 Alamance County Board of Educa January 9 Northeast Regional Education Centei January 10 Southwest high School Cafeteria, Jackso January 11 Seventy-First "High School Auditoriun The major purpose of the hearings is to provide the opportunity (1) to be involved in the decision-mak vocational education; (2) to express views on the directic local, regional and state levels; and (3) to express vi< purposes and funding of vocational education in North G Any citizen desiring to be heard should file his/her req Jr., Director, Division of Vocational Education, Departn Raleigh, no later than ten (10) days prior to the date c plans to attend. Five minutes for each presentation will 1 of the remarks is to be submitted at the hearing. ( ^HP(| [ II IH^B . north on tlAremoot. City engineers have recommended ihat a three-phase traffic light be installed in the ntereection, which handles 8,000 cars a day. ' for 311 Turn ._ . -. _ . lU'mc "Tk our 10 live in tne evening ???*? mt ?ungpiw,w9?? :oming home." He said the 8et^ng equipment. We traffic is largely from the recommended one signal in area between Claremont May last year an,d we stl11 Avenue and Carver Road. have not g?tten'the Pr0Per equipment." Because U.S. 311 is a The traffic light recomstate-maintained highway, mended by the city would the recommendation must be a three-phase signal to be approved by the state allow: 1) movement from Department of Transporta- 7th St. 2) movement in tion's Division traffic en- both directions on Claregineer. Williams said the mont, and 3) southbound application would go to the movement on Claremont district office for informal only to allow left turns onto approval this week. Fol- 7th St. lowing a favorable ruling, Williams said if the shopthe city Board^of Aldermen ping center planned for the .vould make a formal re- now vacant comer of the quest for the signal. intersection is ever built, "The approval doesn't additional phases may be ? i ?? ?;j tif'i < - aivc iu<j ion>4, saia yyh- needed for the signal. Offset Losses? ? Four blacks won election to the state legislature, down from the five blacks who served in the last session. They were: Sen. Fred Alexander, Jr., D-Mecklenburg: and Reps. Henry Frye, D-Guilford; Kenneth Spaulding, D-Durham and Robert E. Davis, D-Robeson. 4 - It was the first time in ten years, the number of black legislators has decreased," said an observer of statewide black politics who asked not to be named. The new black county commissioners are; Bryon Thompson, Chatham; Arthur Lane, Cumberland; Howard Hunter, Hartford; James Hall, Jones; Clarence Tucker, Rockingham and George E. Sherin, Warren. Seven blacks were re-elected to county commissioners seats: Robert Wiley, Caswell; Tommy Brown, Jones; Williom Dall C u: n?t * XMT r?-! ? t iiiioiii uvii aiiu uiua jpciUlUIIl^f i/Unilllttf J VV ? r dlSOIlt Northampton; Curtis Bradshaw, Person; and W.R. Stokes, Washington. School Presents Concert The orchestra and chorus Bressler, tenor, and Wil3f the School of Music at Ham Beck, baritone, will :he North Carolina School begin the program. :>f the Arts and faculty and guest soloists, conducted BHN ?y Robert Hickok, dean of nusic, will present a special "Gift of Christmas Mu- I toqwu sic" concert Tuesday, De- H 772-tZ15 cember 5, at 8:15 p.m. in H Crawford Hall. The pro- .H gram is open to the public H without charge. H i Heinrich Schutz's orator- H mil \ \ Y o, "The Christmas Story," H llUljiMj vith soloists Teresa Rad- H Dmski, soprano, Charles H 11 elms I .1 Education by the State H all hearings will be from H ^ COMPLETE I I SERVICE ler, Ashevllle I 1 YEAR WARR ? I A IB CONDI1 te= ^,Room'Ch*Hotte I CHECKED ai , Rocky Mount I CEDIfl^fA tlon, Graham Williams ton FREE TOW1I r^yettevUle I * OH & FILTK I CHANCE<<1< Inelurfaft firoi citizens of the State an :ing process concerning YOUR BEST CC m for secondary efforts at H :ws on federal and state H ^ I III uest with Charles J. Law, H lent of Public Instruction, H >f the hearing participant AUTOMOTIVI 3e allowed. A typed copy H m g^| M SP*?TSSfc?jr-' -"Look Better And Feel Better I With"Community Shoes And I Boots '\ COMMUNITY I SHOE STORE Big Fall & Winter Sale Just in Time for the Winter & Holiday gifts. 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