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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - June 1, 1946, Florence, South Carolina VOL XXII NO 137 DAILY EXCEPT MONDAY FLORENCE S C SATURDAY MORNING JUNE 1 1946 DAILY EXCEPT MONDAY PRICE FIVE CENTS NEWS BRIEFS Detroit May A goal of members financed uy a emergency tund to aid colonial people overseas fight the poll tax and assist the CiO in a drive to organize Southern labor was outlined to the national Negro congress today by its President Dr Max Y organ Hu the ed 1.000 to condemn President Truman as the enemy of the workers Columbia May 31 The attorney ed that lawyers for the Association for tlic Advancement of colored ple were attempting to make another case out 01 a legal action stemming trom Inu Columbia racial disorders t Home June King tola the Itanan luday that if they voted in Si cay a to leave him on Pine throne lie would give them soon to ballot on tne 01 a monarchy u Washington Slay 11 Truman today lite of avoiding LI CIU maritime June 15 look very dark bul he will RO as far as he law to keep me snips moving if there is i walk out N C May I ol the eral Synod ol Ihc reformed church today questioned tne constitutionality of She pointment ol Myron Taylor as Ino representative at the Vatican Urging the president to Taylor and not appoint a successor tnc Synod passed it re- port ol Us committee on morale mill public welfare saying that comu not be all churches Taylor not appointed with the ad- vice and consent of the and support of the office dots come through legal chan- Washington May 31 House on labor linn all the way of the l s csl in ft lo ii demand for In- uf the lui Klux Ulan traffic and oilier Memorial day accidents claimed lives the This year in ail unofficial tion up to ast Friday nigh Of tnese 04 were due to fic accidents Thirty-five persons and 25 lost Lhier lives accidentally in other violent deaths Washing May 31 Wl Senator Tatt said he is not a for the nomination in 1018 now and docs not expect the ation would if selected Chattanooga May 31 OP The waterfowl population has decreased 36 per cent during the two years while lie sale of cluck samps for hunting purposes has Increased 50 cent Dr Clarence Cottam assistant di- rector of tlie U S and life Service said today Tremendous Cut In Meal Supply Ovid A Martin Washington May nations 1917 meats may fall n billion pounds below this year's inadequate output as a re- sult of feed grain shortages and Increases in ceiling prices of livestock feeds This forecast was made today the Agriculture'Department in a which estimated that Americans if they could would an average of 15 to 20 pounds this year than will be Next year's supply of all classes of pork lamb and expected to be below this year's level In other reports on the food situation the department declared of butter at black market prices increased tMs mouth despite a modest spring season Increase In production and that large meat packers continue to be outbid on hulk of beef cattle reaching principal markets m the case of butler ment estimated May production will be 3 percent below a year ago and 50 percent below May 1011 V said a principal cause of Ibis continued on three WEATHER SOUTH CAROLINA Mostly cloudy and warm Saturday tered showers in west portion Considerable cloudiness and Iv cooler and Saturday and Sunday Moderate to fresh east winds on he coast Tor Ilic 24-hour period ending at P m May 31 a hi p m Maximum lor period 83 Minimum lor period V Mean temperature 69 Precipitation Kun rises today I Mil Florence and Vicinity SATURDAY and continued warm Seeks As House Member Representative W Clyde ham of Pamplico announced tHit he will seek re-election to the House of representatives from Florence county Mr Graham who has been prominent in political circles said that he would continue to serve if elected as he had in the past always considering the welfare of his fellow citizens from this ty Ten Candidates Now In Field For Governor Columbia May 31 Three unheralded candidates for or one of them with a five dom platform surprised circles here today by formally qualifying for the Aug 13 cratic primary They were Stone Florence and Dillon county ber dealer and A Wood ncy business man and retired banker and Del O'Neal of bia Their entrance into the race the field to 10 largest of gubernatorial entrants in any recent campaign Begins Grading Dairies Today Grading of dalles which supply to the city of Florence will begin today city health er Claude Ballard said yesterday should be completed rom two to three weeks The project which takes in all distributor operating within he city has planned since he termination of the war and a of articles carried in the Morning News explained the basis on which the grading is done and o what extent buyers are ed by milk grading Ballard said he has visited most of the Independent dairies several times and has found conditions steadily improving at all he plants Ie IK very encouraged about the of having several dairies authorized to label their rude A the grade given More difficulty is being with distributors who buy in hulk from great numbers of dairies or from wholesalers who in lurn buy fiom many dairies Many of the sources for milk ol his type may be and are outside Florence area asd event outside South Carolina A considerable Quantity of raw milk consumed In Florence daily is brought here from Carolina and much ci earn used here Is shipped in rom states such as Indiana and Missouri via mond Virginia making it cable if not impossible to check the source and determine the quality of milk Ballard emphasized hat milk as this which is lot graded has constituted a bulk of the milk consumed in this area over a period of several years and that the grading of local dairies merely will assure the purchaser consumer ol the quality of such milk as is Since the conditions in many local diaries are so familiar to health commissioner the er of the job of grading will concerned principally Inking bacteria counts of milk samples checking inoculation tests and in- last minute changes in physical arrangements ot the dairy plants Senate Passes Revised Version Of Truman President Finds Himself In Hoi Political Spot Washington May dent Truman found himself day on a political He must decide whether to sign Hie Case Labor Disputes at the risk of incurring labor's enmity or to veto It and take the chance of getting no labor legislation at all from Congress despite fresh strike If he veto's lie has no assurance the measure will not lie passed over his opposition A veto If unstained might serve to cool some 01 tne intense labor heat ed hy Mr Truman's drastic proposals But what about the line and cry If new strikes occur and the ate meanwhile does nothing about the President's emergency gram which was passed by the So tough did his decision appear today that middle Senators when asked what the President might do ed: would you But Senators who hold to rather extreme views on both sides of the labor were not so ing to forecast the political of a veto For example this was the view of Senator Ellander one of the 13 vote against out the President's clause from the emergency but less a supporter of the Senate version of thp Case If the President maintains a strong hand and fights for ment superiority over labor eers I think the will him more than if he hows down to them The President told me hc has and 16 maintain and order If lie vetoes the he's going to make everybody mad T hope he doesn't veto It The Case can be of help in venting future I'm fied that after he studies It he will find nothing in It that he could tc against Ellander in an interview that Senate Republicans voted as a unit against the section of the gency program arc playing politics with It all Senator Morse who voted against the Senate version of the Case and the draft clause in a separate interview was outspoken in his criticism of the President's handling of rail strike negotiations He called tlie charge that Republicans arc playing politics Morse asserted tile Case will cause more labor trouble than it seeks to prevent he added n veto will not redeem the politically because he has to the American people that in time of crisis he exercised exceedingly bad Judgement by proposing clearly unconstitutional legislation in violation of the ba- W E Jordan In Race W E Jordan announced day he is a candidate for county In the lanta district Mr Jordan promises if elected to give the best possible to all the people in Ihc district He thanks the voters for support In past campaigns SPOT COTTON New Orleans May price of middling Inch cotton today at ten ed southern spot was 60 a bale higher at 27.08 cents a average for the past 30 market clays meddling Inch average 26.35 Job Seekers Hasten To Deposit Entrance Fees Refuses to Remove Teeth From Proposed Labor Legislation By Vote of 61 to 20 June Senate early today passed a version of Truman's emergency bor legislation after beating down a series of last minute attempts to extract is legal enforcement teeth The vole was 01 lo JiO The measure now goes back to the House for action on the ate amendments chief of which removed authority draft ers who strike after government seizure of House action will be delayed un- til next Thursday under an ment three to take up no legislation that time Fighting to get the through Democratic leader Barkley Ky made major concessions o critics of the measure He agreed Drop a section providing that ny profits resulting from tion of un- der shall go into rather be- ing paid to the owners the penalties on those who strike against a government ated plant by taking out a ion that they would lose their seniority rights Before it acted finally the ate upheld on a 54 to 28 vole the President's right to negotiate con- tracts with unions after Uxp takes over plants It voted 61 to ID to keep in tlie a provision to make those who strike as well as union ers subject lo court Injunctions Previously it had turned down 44 to 36 a proposal by Senator to exempt from continued on five Marcus Sione Announces For Marcus A Florence and counties yesterday filed his formal pledge with James E Hunter Jr secretary ol the cratic party paying in the required 5600 and announcing himself as a candidate for the office of or of South Carolina Mr Stone made the following As a candidate for the ible office of governor of South Carolina I favor less government In everything and more especially with reference to business ment should regulate activity and not exterminate it All money necessary to operate the government should be collected hy means of only two forms of A sales tax and a small property tax No other taxes As a candidate for governor I say that if anyone wants to work let him work without interference If anyone wants to drink let him have something to drink even if that something be whiskey II a man wants to run a business give him an opportunity to run that business without snooping or ing It to death In its infancy Give the farmer a chance to earn thing and then enjoy it In other words as a candidate for governor I favor freedom of work freedom in drink freedom in business freedom In farm and freedom from unnecessary taxation and vexation 1 favor a liberal sales tax ti small tax and no taxes Let a citizen know where he stands and once again feel like a man IH the Press More than a million dollars worth of federal stale circuit and county government posts were at stakes lor hundreds of Democratic candidates whose party primary qualifying deadline comes at noon today Nomination to several hundred poMs ranging from six year congressional seals lo minor magisterial supported fees will be iiy more than terms and 124 two-year House seats in the general ly at a year each rounded out the federal and state jots aggregate salaries for the full terms of exactly In addition lo these 167 Jobs the several hundred county positions from county to crial posts that were open this year and of which the compensation varied from lo magistrates Topping list of stale Jobs was the til n expenditure on I lie executive mansion and grounds Next in line were nix al state offices ni a year ouch and one at five ships at each and the ant governorship at Twenty-three state continued on pige three Russell Floyd Out For House Lake City May Russell Floyd Jr farmer and lawyer of Lako Cily announced Ids dacy yesterday for House of Representatives from county subject to he rules of the democratic primary He Is a veteran of World War II having served in the army four years months of which was spent in the European theatre Ho participated In five major campaigns with General Bradley's 12th Army Gi oup across France and wilh General Simpson's Ninth Army across Germany His last official duly was covering the Potsdam conference in Berlin I He is Commander of the can Legion Post at Lake City a member of the Veterans of Fore- ign Wars tlie Lake City Lions club and is a Mason Mr a former member of the House of Representatives stated he had no selfish tor political preferment but was seeking election because he was vitally interested in seeing our and state go forward and prosper He stated that he was in favor of a strong sive sound and efficient ment and to attain such would always lie his purpose fees Top fee for qualifying was for an unopposed candidate for Homing inr aln trusteeships Qualifying at the office of state party Secretary James E Hunter Jr through early these 41 candidates for the TRUMAN HONORS NATION'S Truman places Day wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ar- lington Cemetery at Washington dead in in memory of the nation's Maritime Union Heads Defy President Truman Set Strike For June 15 Washington May Maritime union leaders accusing President Truman of negotiations with the ship their operators said tonight that their strike would go on June 15 If a were not reached for un- ity representing seven unions sued u statement severely ing the President for saying at his conference today that the ships would run even If the anny and navy had to run them and Joseph Curran of the committee for Maritime unity which is de- manding a week and er wages At a news conference they said that the only thing that could call off the strike was a referendum of the union members which today In complete of the facts In- has deliberately fired a torpedo into the negotiations They said that Mr Truman's statement guaranteed the owners that he would break any Maritime strike and would break any Maritime union daring to arid encouraged the operators to be and re- fuse any reasonable settlements They declared the President's would be detrimental to any future presidential ambitions he might entertain at this time The Maritime said the statement that the can people will make President continued on pafo live Cooper Offers For Magistrate Lake Cooper City May 31 Henry J today announced his for magistrate of I lie City district subject to the rules of the Democratic party He is a known leader of the party in the county having served as man for two years and as man and member of the election Negroes Report Were Refused Enrollment Columbia May South Carolina Negroes made their first attempt today to enroll on cratic club books stale Chairman James M Hinton of the National Association for tlie Advancement of people A of 15 Negroes called at registration places in five city wards and io as De- he said All were refused except in ward nine where four names wore written hi book rules specify that only white sons may enroll in the party Also it is customary after enrollment lias closed for tlu enrollment tee to purge the books of names of any persons unqualified in party wno were refused re- permission were tcd to'county Democratic man John I Rice said but the official was out of the city An appointment was made hy the Negroes to see nice morrow John M McCrary chairman of the Progressive Democratic Negro party was those refused permission to enroll He was not comment City and county party officials Lane L Bonher acting could offer few details o thr incident Torn B Pea ice of chairman of the state Democratic executive committee ind state party Secretary James Hunter Jr said they knew lothing of attempts by Negroes o enroll 134 Graduate From High Schoo I Here Last Night Troops Reach Defense Line By Turn May ment troops in Manchuria have advanced to the Chinese its Sungari river defense line tines ol Harbin and seized of weapons on the scum hank tlie government commander announced today While various of both Chinese factions took dolorous of the prospects for peace government commander Gen Tu Li-Ming reported in that his men had scored successes in the field Pursuing the Communists ward from Changchun inn capital Tu said national forces the south bank of Ihr little river six miles south of the town of on the bin railway This represented an advance of 18 miles from five days ago The slow advance Indicated that the railway prob- ably was not in operation Generalissimo Chiang government flew into after six days ol conferences with his generals in Changchun and Mukden Hopes for pence continued to sink after a week of optimism Gen Veil Communist com- missioner at executive truce quarters in told a news conference that recent government suspension of the communist paper and news agency in would directly affect peace negotiations In Shanghai the moderate Dr Sun Fo president ol the ment's legislative Yuan and ion of the late Dr Sun de- clared that unless the government got complete control of Manchuria provoked there might start World War 111 from Nanking re- deepening pessimism ing LJI Communist have made concession after concession after I think we have conceded enough Eleven Honor Students Six Medals Arc ed Five Members of Class Speak New Mar shals Announced Lake City and Lake Cily commission since 1930 He resides with his mother is a member of Baptist church Mr cooper that he was not on demerits ol any opponent but on his own ord as a citizen I think that the people agree that in this postwar period it Is important that a man serving the people should be or the job and my record will show that in every private or political job I have Mild that I rendered service and could always be found active and on the job If elected I expect to have regular office hours and will pick the best man to be found as my de- T expect to lose any lima from my work as niv em- pav me for my service and I expect to slay on my job and them honest vice and If magistrate I will render ibe same kind of vice to the district lie said J Wesley Cause Out For Magistrate J Wesley announced his candidacy yesterday in the race of the Coward and lem district Mr Cause lives at Coward where he is engaged in farming has never been in politics before B R For Commissioner or has announced his candidacy for road commissioner of tlic district In a statement he I will give each and one the very best of my vice Fred E McLaughlin Throws Hat In Ring 1C McLaughlin a tobacco auctioneer announced his as a member tlic county governing board of the Clansmen Tars DV Mars and Back Swamp district day Air H member nf Ihc Hamplon has never been In before A native of Florence county he was born and reared at Tans Bay If elected I promise to render honest and efficient service at nil he said In a statement last night Judge Orders In Gantt Charleston May rial was ordered at tonight in he government's case against C Gantt former Aiken county on charges of violation of the OPA sugar regulations The trial was heard in United States district court here Mary Kathleen received a sentence of a year and a Jay on charges of of records of interstate commerce The took the at p m but was to reach an agreement and the case w is declared a mistrial Judge J Waring Miss Dudley was found guilty of thp in connection villi railroad ticket sales on Thursday Sentence was deferred until today Food Collection Is Given Boost The Food collection set for Sunday afternoon in ence got a second boost yesterday from Mr and Mrs H H who made available to the Florence Junior chamber of Com- merce which is handling the col- lection a for ai the P W Mclnnis company sale for use at see fit in the drive This is the second major step toward completion of the tion of a
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