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   Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 15, 1957, Florence, South Carolina                             I I WEATHER INCREASING CLOUDINESS and quite cool today. Possible rain tonight. High today 48. Low tonight 37. Details Page 3, 'READER'S TIP BIZARRE MURDER trial -r. "agoinst British society' charged in death of widow. Stflf> and picture. Page 10. VOL. 298 FLORENCE, S. C., TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 15, 1957 DAILY 6e; SUNDAY To Red Threat Called 'Dangerous, Real' WASHINGTON, Jan.'14 {AP) Secretary of State Dulles said today "evidence is accumulating" that the Com- munists five trying to take over the Middle .East. _ Appealing for'Senate backing of O'Neill is shown center with the Ike Promises Help tor Farmers On Sun-Parched Southwest Tour TUCSON Ariz Jim 14 President Eisenhower today surveyed record S2SSA i wld. area parched. Southwest and he prormsed hard-h.t Making a tour taking him into six sun-scorched states, Ihe President's first round of air and ground travel took him to wind-swept regions in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Then he flew on lo Davis-Mon- than -Air Force Base near Tucson for the night and for a parley on Arizona's drought problem in the morning before visiting Colorado and Kansas. Talking as one farmer to others, Eisenhower told those faced wiih one of the worst droughts in years: "I'm delighted to see you keep- ing your chiri? up." Our of bed at 6 .a.m., the President: started his' tour- of b adIIy damaged "drought areas at San Angclo, Tex then-flew on to Woodward, Okla., and Clovis, N. M.. where tramped over more parched country. At all stops on the ground in- spection trips and at airport con- ferences wilh state and local offi- cials Eisenhower got plenty of ad- vice on how the federal govern- ment could provide additional rc- ief. But for Ihe time being he withheld comment on both emer- gency and long-range reliel pro- posals advanced. He may set forth tiis own views when he concludes his two-day! six-stale tour late to- morrow at a conference in Wichi- ta, Kan. Representatives from all the drought-stricken stales in the Great Plains area will attend. The Wichita meeting is sched- uled after additional Eisenhower inspection :trips tomorrow, at eblo, Colo., and Garden Kan Today, i the President drew ex inglish Cabinet Ms to Obtain iuropean Trade :U linister .Harold.Macmill.an's new overnment pljinged. Ntoday into alks ranging from the -Suez Ca- Rural Fire Group Study Set Tonight A special survey of Florence suburbs will be studied by citizens' interested in a rural fire depart- ment at at the firehouse to- night. A committee, headed by Charles Mitchell, will submit the report on the number and types of buildings in the area that has been pro- jposed as needing a fire department. FLOHENCE FIRE Chief Ben Dozier will'give, an estimate for the committee of the amount and cost of equipment that will be needed for the area and the com- mittee will prepare a report to be submitted to the -county delegation for consideration in the General Assembly. Howard DeBcrry, chairman of he rural frre department commit ee, slated that the meeting lomor row will decide whether the repor o the delegation shall recommen hat the fire department be. unde cotinty auspices or shall be oper ated as a privaie corporation. THE MEETING will also con sider whether they will promot enlarging the city limits south Florence. The project was brougl since the area could possibly ben fit more from_being served by city fire department than the pr posed rural one, DeBerry state The area' under consideration between Jeffries Creek on th Norlh and Second Loop road o the South, and by Highway 3( and the Florenee-Timmonsvil own farm-life ackground in chatting wilh land vners and." sharecroppers all ong the route. He. talked fre- uently of how Ihings were "when was a kid in Kansas." and oper- ion of the farm he now owns al ettysburg, Pa. al crisis to setting up a free rade market in Western Europe., The new Cabinet was sworn ,iji _ _ IT ot efore Queen Elizabeth Jubkingham Palace. II at Highway on the East and West, pints of Vfien Macmillan and Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd hustled ft to confer with Foreign Minister Charles, Malik of Lebanon, who lad .come'.fronvrCairo talks with 'resident Nasser of 'Egypt. One of the first-major tasks of tlacmillan's government is to set- le the Suez-dispute and get ships moving through the canal pncejt s cleared of wreckage.' Man Arrested Here On Liquor Charge In a second raid at the OK lunch within three po- lice last night 'arrested one of the proprietors on a charge of posses- sing legal liquor for illegal pur- poses. Gene I.essmeisler and Film. Ray Shupe Jr. were listed as making the arrest of Harry Jeffords. He was released on bond. Officers brought in five half President Eisenhower's request for standby military to cope wilh possible Red aggres- sion, he said the Soviet threat to Middle East security is dangerous and real. "I'd say that this is the most serious threat we have faced over a period of 10 Dulles lolc the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees in joint session. Sen. Johnson the Sen ate majority leader, lold Dulle thai'Ihe secretary was basing hi case- on generalities rather lha specific information. "Evidence is accumulating th Soviets, are trying to take ove this Dulles replied. "Som details have to be guarded fo security reasons." Dulles said some of Ihe detai would be dealt with al closed ses- today's hearing was open to Hie public. 5 Dulles said the threat to the Middle -East carried over" into Europe. He said that if the Corn- musts should gel control of the Middle Easl, "they, will have a hand on the throttle which will enable them lo give, or cut off the life blood of Europe." Remarking that the Commu- nists would like to control euv Europe, Dulles said: "One way" to" gel cbtilroHs fighl lo "get it. Another way to get 'an area is to' get control of its econ- And this, he said, is what the Communists could do to Western Europe if they won the Middle Easl. Dulles -asked for the swiftest He said he-did not believe Con- fess "should ever be stampeded on these important mailers." "On Ihe other he added, every day's delay means the So- viel Union is gelling lhat much; eeper in Ihe area. every day'i elay is costing us comelhing." He said the Communists ,'will take every risk that they dare to' ake in order to win the' Middle Easl." The secretary rejected sugges- tions that Congress'drop the presi- dential authority idea and substi- tute for it "a resolution expressing concern- over the Communist threat to the Middle East. Former Secretary ol State Dean omy possible Senate' approval of au- thority for Eisenhower to use American military forces, if nec- essary, to help any Middle East country thai asks, for help In re- sisting overt aggression. Acheson has made such a sugges- tion, but Bulles did not mention Achceon by name in his tesli- mony. "At (he present Dul- les said, "the situation Is. loo critical lo be dealt with by a mere expression of opinion. 1 believe we've got to act." He said the United States must show lhal "we mean business." In Ihe House today. Rep. Zab- locki introduced a resolu- tion along the lines of 'Achesdn's suggestion, and Rep. Gordon (D- 111) issued a statement urging that Eisenhower be given substantially what, he asks.. Gordon is chairman of Hie House Foreign Affairs Committee and Zablocki is a member of it. 'Bama Council Refuses to Pay In Bombing Case MEMBERS OF THE SENATE foreign relations .and' armed services committees day heard Secretary of State Dulles, right, discuss the Middle East at a pu L (AP Wirephi (AP Training Revision of Guardsmen Requires 6 Months Active Duty WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (AP) The Army today announced a major revision of the military service and training program that will require all new National Guards- __ !._ t nftr wm-nl-Vin frl'fl 1VII VI fT men to take- six months active duty training. The announcement brought an' mmediate protest from the Na- tonal duard 'Assn. which threat- ened to 'carry the fight to Con- The Army decision, described as based on. a directive from Secre- tary of Defense Wilson, will auto- matically recfitce' the military service obligation of all except career soldiers and will provide a way for most youths fo escape draft duly The National Guard said the six months compulsory training pro- vision, which is effective April 1, Tobacco Fight Flaring Again Star of Countless Action Roles, Humphrey Bogart Dies of Cancer T vMimnn ion ii _1 ID? nnp of filmland's finest ac- 'That stuff stinks." he said. HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 14 Tough guy Humphrey Bogart fi- nally gave in today to the one foe he couldn't lick cancer. He died at his home at the age of 56. The poke r-faced veteran of countless action roles, who be- HAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS By Alley VJHUT 60T -fo OM DE. SIDE. OM 'irA TO 6lf ER-V.OM6 WID MM, Hit's HA.P.D to me one of filmland's finest ac- rs .and most noted characters, ought until the last that he ould win. Only last Saturday night he re- eived friends for his usual cock- lil hour in the den of his Holm- y Hills mansion. He seemed in ood spirits. Early Sunday he fell into a oma and never emerged. His hysician, Dr. Maynard jirands- said dealh came at a.m. .Tom a general spread of the orig- nal cancer. Last March doctors removed a ancer from Bogart's esophagus he pipe running from throal t< lomach. After that, he underwcn xlcnsive radiation treatments. In November he was treated fo lerve root pressure due lo sea orniation from the original sur jery. Bogart was one' of a kind In lollywood, a place where ther ias become a remarkable same less about stars in recent years He died at the peak of his ca ,-cer. He had won. Hollywood' Highest prize, .the Academ Award, and was one of a handfu of stars who could command to money a picture. Bogart- w'Ss a hard-drinkin( prankish extrovert whose hea was (as soft as his screen were hard. He loved to stir things up touch And how 'That stuff he. said. The only way to get publicity is be an exciting enough person- He was. He explained how he Jan. '14 A. W. (Red) Bethea of Dillon, twice defeated candidate for the office of South Carolina Commissioner of agriculture, continued his flue- cured tobacco fight today. Again he criticized those who say the U.S. Department of Agricul- lure acted wisely in placing pen- allies on three varieties. Pale and slick neutral varieties support prices were slashed in.half.s Bethea took exception to a com- ment made by Fred Royster of Henderson, N.C., president of the Bright Bell Warehousemen's Assn. Royster said everyone had an op- portunity to express himself on tie proposal to penalize Ihe three varieties Coker 139 and 140, and Dixie Bright 244, developed by North Carolina State College. But Bethea said the "500.000 to- bacco growers" had no advance nolice of the proposed slash in supports. "Royster knows that no one con- MONTGOMERY, Jan. 14 --City Commission refused today to assume financial respon-. sibilily for the recent bombing of Negro churched The pastor of one of the churches spoke of a possible court suit.- Montgomery wenl without pub- lic transportation for the Jifth straight day- as a result of the dynamiting of four Negro churches and two ministers' Homes and gunfire attacks on racially inlegratcd city buses. City authorilies suspended all bus service following Ihe bombings. The violence began after segregation on the buses was ended by federal court order Dec. 21. The Rev. Uriah J. Fields, whose Bell St. Baptist Church was one of the four. Thursday, made a formal demand on the City Commission today. He told the commissioners he holds the city responsible for the attacks because, he said, the police de- partment failed to provide ade- quate protedtion. Afler Mayor W. A. Gayle and commissiiners .Clyde Sellers "and Franft Parks rejected his claim, Fields said "we will have lo re- sorl to other means. We will have downgrade the Guard's im- portance "if not, destroy it." Un der the 1955 Reserve Act, new Guard recruits could volunteer for the training. Army officers who. sought lo ex ,lain Ihe new order signed by Secretary of Ihe Army Brucker said the reduction in military service obligations for all reserv ists will be .retroactive to the starl of their service. Under the new order, Ihey said three years of training and scrv ice in Ihe ready reserve will he cut from the mililary flhligation o" predraft age men who volunteei o take six monlhs of active dulj training. Young men who entered the re serves through this oplion wi' ticreafter serve inslead of 7'. cars in a ready reserve'unit, fter completing training, and icn have three years in the tandby reserve. This latter dury cquiros no regular training or or- janized military- effort. The new order ..also reduce! "rom two to one year the required service in the ready reserve for draflces and others who spend two" years on active duly. Meir who spend three years of voluntary active duly with tht Army-will herealter have one yew instead of two years-in the readj reserve and will .'then.' trans- fer red'to the', standby reserve, Darlington Plant Hearing Set Here A National Labor Relations -has said poor busi- hearing charging the defunct Darl- ington Manufacturing Co. with un- :air labor practices opens here to- morrow. The textile plant, owned by the Dcering-Milliken chain, was sold at auction Dec. 12-13. The proper- ly and equipnjent brought more than The closing was ordered by the board of directors after plant em- ployes had voted to affiliate with the Textile Workers' Union of America. No peering Milliken plant is unionized. One plant in New England closed after its workers organized. Roger Milliken, the principal ness conditions were a major fac- tor in the decision to close. The citation against the com- pany alleges that it refused to bar- gajn and discharged all of its em- ployes because of their union ac- tivities. ft further charges that on sev- eral occasions, employes questioned about their union ac- tivities and that the company threalened to shut down the plant and blacklist released employes because of union activities. Company representatives are ac- cused of keeping union meetings under surveillance, and or urging employes to sign.a petition seek- ing tp do away with the union. Hot Fight on Teacher Pay Raise Facing Assembly in Second Week _ ___ tvr.v ,-iMM-fiennl Mivps. sfatfi lax. ecame a character: "By doing as damned please. 1 defend my ght lo. cut a capter if I feel like Bogart was always available fo- comment on anything .from oung male stars color, n< lo nondrinkers on't trust to TV .dramas "stupid stories acted by guys rying to be Marlon Although the film colony was ware of the gravity of Bogarl's I ness, it was shinned by his ealh. Among the commenls: Bing Crosby "Bogie was a ine person and a superb actor. He vill be sorely missed by Holly- Niven r- "How Bogie suited them about the proposal." he said, "or gave them a chance to determine from a legal point of view whether the city should assume this responsibility." Sellers, who heads the police and fire departments, told the Ne- gro minister: Bone-Chilling Cold Front Swirls Toward East Coast COLJJMBIA, Jan. 14 W-A fight over school teacher pay increases is burgeoning in the face of the new General Assembly. All sides seem agreed on a raise in Ihe slate aid that pays the bulk of teachers' locally contracted salaries. Trie issue for the new assembly that opens its second week here al noon lomorrow seems to be How much? The South Carolina Education Assn., to which most teachers be- long, wants an increase of. about vooed. David vould hate this but God knows, t is a great personal loss to his riends and to audiences who oved him. He was a man of enor- bark and absolutely no James Bryant TIMMONSVILLE, Jan. 14 James Bryant Lee, 67, died.of heart attack at his home here a 11 p. m. tonight. Funeral arrangements will announced by Ham and Perry Fi neral Home in TImmonsville. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Norlhern Plains. Another weather, haymaker bore own Monday on Ihe eastern half f the nation which already is in he grip of an old-fashioned win- J A new cold front whipped into he ice-crusled Northern Plains and fanned south and eastward. Snow flurries- accompanied the new blast. The new front didn't make much of a temperature dent in a region already plagued by sub-zero cold. But it stirred up strong northerly winds and reinforced the cold covering the area. Temperatures early Monday ranged from an unofficial -50 de- grees in the Adirondack io -42 hi Iowa and no relief was in sight. The weatherman forecast tha low overnight readings Tuesdaj would range from' -20 to -40 Ir. parts of New York State to New England and from -10 to -20 in the The mercury stayed below the zero mark all day Monday from Ihe Upper Mississippi Valley into Iowa and portions of the Great I-akes region, and from interior New York to northern New Eng- land. A storm left a blanket of snow one to three inches deep in many sections of the Midatlantic region. Blizzard conditions were consid- ered likely overnight in some low- er lakes areas. Heavy snow .warn- ings called for up lo IS inches for arctic portions of western Hew York State. Overnight readings as low as -15 were in slore in New England as far south as Rhode Island long, waiub tin 20 per cent. A special IcgislSive committee headed by Sen. Moore of Sparlanburg also Ihinks 20 per cent is right. But the SUile Budget and Con- trol Board has recommended 10 per cent. More than lhat: the board's report in his annual mes sage to the assembly last week. Sen. Brown of Barnwell, chair man of the Finance Commitlec and Rep. Rhodes of Hampton chairman of Ihe Ways and Mean Commitlfce, have said they oppos any new taxes. A number of olher legislator zero temperatures expected in the mountains of Virginia and Mary- land. Freezing fcmpcratures were forecast as far south as Georgia and northern lections of the Gul Coast states. lave spoken along the same lines, Mrs. Mary Dowling of Gaffncy president of the South Carotin Congress o[ Parents andfTeacher says her organization is plannir a county-by-couniy statewide figh Tor the higher increase. President Robert Lee Scarbo ough of the South Carolina Ass of School Boards announced Wednesday meeting here wi Moore, stale PTA represenla'tives, d others, to discuss and plan a atewittfl public relations batlle r Ihe higher increase. A group of Columbia teachers Dreher High School will ask e Columbia Teachers Council to- row, to aulhorize a march on t Slate House to impress the gislators lhat the higher increase essential. aner r Both groups recommend a revi- ms s{ on in the statutory teacher pay, d schedule that carries scores different pay levels geared to ducational training, -years of ex- erience and grades made on the equired teacher certification ex mination. Starting pay for a beginning cacher wilh professional qualili- ations. and with a grade of A on ic teacher exam, now is rom the slate. The proposed 20 per cent in- rease would start such a teacher t The Budget and Control Board's proposed raise would cost aboul a year. This, Brown and ithers say, can be handled within he present tax structure due to revenues. The Moore raise would cost about million dollars. His conv Bills to levy these taxes jcen introduced by House mem- bers of the .Moore committee. "Rhodes' Ways and Means Com- mittee meets tomorrow to begin work on an inilial draft of Ihe general approprialions bill, ;s where any increase for teach- ers will appear. 
                            

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