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By John W. Tenjpleton
A county sheriff's deputy said in Forsyth Traffic Court
he had to handcuff a 79-year-old Montrose Avenue man
during a traffic arrest because the man laid his hand on
the deputy's gun while beign removed from his car.
The testimony came during the trial of Ernest W.
Williams, 79, of 2364 Montrose Ave. last Thursday on a
charoe of failinc* to vioU ?* ' ~La 1?J
????0-ry w* a**itin^ iv jivivj iu a L/iuc 11^111 |ii11u siren.
Williams was given prayer for judgment on the charge
by District Court Judge Gary B. Tash.
"I had to remove the driver from the vehicle by an
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monkey, [right] The Patterson Avenue YMCA Cadets
Doctors Eye E.
By Yvette McCullough Jonathan Weston have
Staff Writer submitted a bid of
Four physicians who $20465 to the Community
are seeking to acquire Development Department
land in the East Winston for a parcel of land on the
area to build a medical corner of Fifth and Clarebuilding
to house their mont beside the Winston
offices, hopes that their Mutual Building.
move will be an incentive "If we are given approto
attract other black doc- val, maybe additional land
tors to the area. in that area will become
Dr. Charlie Kennedy, available," Dr. Kennedy,
Dr. Harvey Allen, Dr. spokesperson for the phy
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armhold," testified Officer J.G. Tuttle of the county
sherriff s department, "at which timeT he laiiHiishand
"I'm sorry I did have to handcuff him," said the
officer. "I wouldn't have done it if his hand hadn't been
on the gun."
The trial resulted from an Aug. 26 incident on U.S. 52
North. Tuttle said he was traveling on the highway when
n^Bse^e^WilIiams^a^raveling at "an extremely lowB
rate of speed." I
Traffic, including an ambulance, began to back upl
behind the car, said Tuttle. The deputy said he used hisl
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perfonn their steps daring one of their performances al
the Street Scene. Inside, Albert King famed bines singer
talks about his life and regrets on page 8. More Street
Scene interviews inside.
"We haven't been able to been interested in the
attract new black doctors area for two or three
to the area in 10 years and years. He said eentralizI
have been told by black ing the offices shou Id
doctors that they are inte- make it easier for patients,
rested _in coming to "We all have different
Winston-Salem." areas of specialty," Dr.
Dr. Kennedy also said Kennedy said. "I'm in
that they are encouraging pediatrics, Dr. Allen is in
other physicians to come surgery, and D?> Clarke
to the area, because they and Weston are in Obgyn.
are needed in the com- "With our patients so
munity. He said he and
the other doctors have ft?e
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Wool,Tweed For Men
By John W. Templeton
Staff Writer g?^ng rnore conservative,
Wool and tweed are the Among the other highmagic
words in men's lights of this season ir
wear for the fall and men's wear will a revival
winter. of the popularity of the
Those fabrics will be sweater,shouJderpatches
cropping up in suits, and tabs on coats, pleats
slacks and topcoats as in pants, an occasional
part of a trend towards a short cuff in pants, twodressier,
more conserva- inch ties, a resurgence in
tive look this fall. " the two-piece suit and in
The choices also reflect cotton shirts.
a concern for buying clo- The loweing of thermothes
which will last, sav- stat levels to conserve 1
ing money in the long run. energy during the cold
"They're buying a little season will lead more
more quaiuy now oecause ycuyic iaj ?tai jwtaiwu,
they think it's a fetter said David Stith of Frank
investment," said Buck A. Stith downtown.
Petree, a buyer with Hine- In addition to the crew
Bagby downtown. neck sweater popular last
"Last year, jeans were year, buyers will find
the thing," said A1 Dole> V-necks and sweater
man, manager of the Real
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lights and siren but Williams did not stop until he pulled
in front of the cats?with-^^-stat^-highway-pAtfolmair
behind the car.
During a Chronicle interview several days after the
incident. Williams said that the handcuffs were placed so
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displaying a pair of blood-stained pants he said he wore
According to Williams, he was seeking an alternate
route to the N.C. driver's license bureau on Patterson
Avenue because that street was blocked by bridge
construction. He went onto U.S. 52 driving slow&r in
I By John W. Templeton
There are a minimun of 150 political prisoners in 16
states of the United States, says the head of a national
organization seekmg their freedom.
?Ms. Chartene M i t ch e 11, executive secretary of the
National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression,
said in Winston-Salem Monday that there could be
"tens of thousands" more who are in American jails
because thev are poor or black.
"I'm talking about people who literally have not done
anything," said Ms. Mitchell during a stopover at a local
home on her way from award ceremonies Tast weekend
for Wilmington 10 defendant Ben Chavis in Durham.
The alliance has submitted a list of ISO prisoners
including the Wilmington 10, to the United Nations
alVg*ng z systematic pattern- of discrimination in
violation of the U.ft. Charter.
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By Yvette McCulIough
Staff Writer *
Possible reorganization of the Community Development
Department may result in tke loss of positions in an
area which has received the most complaints.
Gary Brown, director of CD told the Chroncle that the
reorganization may result in the loss of two relocation
workers, as well as employees in real estate and housing
The city's relocation effort has received numerous
complaints from groups such as the NAAC^P, the East
Winston Restoration Association, the Liberty Patterson
Neighborhood Association, the Watkins Street Improvement
Association and the League of Women voters,
which initiated-ajawsuit against the city.
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Audrey Cockerham, models a two piece salt, the In thing
for women's fashion this fall.
S.P.S. NO. 067910 Saturday, Sept. 15, 1979
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search of an exit. He said, "I didn't stop for the sirens
because I wasn't speeding. I thought they were after
Williams' lawyer, David Hough, said during the trial
that Williams' reaching for the gun "must have been a
misperception on the officer's part. He (Williams)
physically doesn't seem c a p ab 1 eof taking anyone's
Judge Tash said, "The evidence I've heard raises
some concern about his future driving," however, the
judge took note of Williams' perfect driving record in
issuing the prayer for judgement.
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To investigate their contention, a panel of seven
judges and lawyers from India, Sweden, Great Britain,
Nigeria, Chile, Trinidad and Tobago and Senegal visited
the United States for three weeks in August, interviewing
prisoners and reviewing legal documents.
The just-released renort of th^ n?n#?i 4
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find that a prima-facie case has been made out that there %
exists jji the U.S. today a consistent pattern of gross and
reliably attested violations of the human and legal rights
of minorities, including policies of racial discrimination
Mitchell heads an organization which was founded in
1973 as an outgrowth of the Angela Davis defense
committee. Since its founding, the alliance has taken an
"active rote iir efforts to free the Wilmtngton
"There was a recognition that we couldn't possibly be
successful with different defense committees for each
case," said Mitchell. 44 So we decided to pool cur
resources and attempt to get systematic relief."
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relocation procedures and that the city "continues to
propose activities^ which result in the additional
displacement of lower income persons, most of whom are
Brown said that if a oositionis terminated that npr?nn
would be given an opportunity to look for jobs in city
government. He said he is to submit a report to the
Board of Aldermen within 45 days, and at present he
does not know the impact on services from the loss of
positons in relocation.
Alderman Devries a strong backer^ of the reorganization
told the Chronicle that he thought the reorgani-,
zation would result in increased efficiency in the
department and h^lp to speed up programs.
Devries said that with increased efficiency, money
spent by over budgeting could be channeled back into
Free-lance For Women
By Yvette McCallough older woman.
Staff Writer "The suits with the
_f short jacket or the dress
There is no excuse thi s and Ms are
fall for a woman not to fashionable for the older
look her best. Pract.cally woman/. Ms wjlson
everything is in and the
only thing a waeman ?Skirts are real|y fash.
really needs is to "do her jonab|e thjs fa? .. sald
own thing", said Ricky Audrey Cockerham of
Wilson, owner of Ricky s sams Clothing Store.
Boutique. < .cu:-*- j .1
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"Jackets are in, skirts come with pockets, splits
are in, dresses are in am! and are made of polyester
sweaters are in," Ms. and can be worn year
Wilson said. "However round."
the one thing a well Cockerham said that
" dressed woman should the splits are continuing
have this fall is a tailored to be popular this fall.
suit." . "Splits comc in diffeShe
said that tailored rent lengths, they're in
suits, pin striped or dou- the back, fro?t and on
ble breasted are really in. both sides," she said.
The suits are a good She also said that the
investment for the young
woman as well as the See Page 7
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