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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 7, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaCourt stalls fire ant War in Georgia Atlanta a. A the War on fire ants in Georgia was in a cease fire stage thursday because of a court suit pending in Washington. The Battle of words continued however with supporters of the Multi million Dollar pro Gram taking a turn. Dorsey Matthews chairman of the state House agriculture committee said in Moultrie that representatives of nine Southern states threatened by Hie pest agreed at a meeting in Montgomery last year that the Only effective Way to operate was collectively with the Feder Al government. Spot treatment was found to be ineffective Matthews said. The plan is to begin in the fringe area in the Carolinas and around Savannah and drive the ants southwestward into the he said they were told that mire the insecticide used in the fire ant program was thoroughly researched and found to be not harmful to Birds and two private agencies asked . District court in washing ton wednesday to Block the . Department of agriculture s million Aerial pro Gram against the ants. The suit contends that the in discriminate bombardment of 120 million acres with an insecticide alleged to have caused cancer in Laboratory mice violates Federal and state environmental Laws and policies. The suit was filed by the environmental defense fund East Setauket n.y., and the committee for leaving the environment of american natural clean of Oktibbeha county miss. The radiation Campaign Calls for Federal financing of two thirds of the Cost of scatter ing by aircraft some 450 million pounds of mire Over a 12-year f period. Carl Scott director of the state division of entomology said that the program will not resume in Georgia until the court suit is resolved. He said however that Little work is done during the heat of the summer and during the Winter months when the ants Are not foraging. Scott defended mire As not toxic to humans As put pounds per acre. If every Grain was picked up and eaten it would be the equivalent to aspirin j. It is no Hazard As far As we Are Scott said. He pointed out that research is continuing in universities throughout the South and bythe us a although the us a s fire ant Laboratory in Savannah last sunday. I Scott described the fire ant an insignificant looking test which feeds on Young seed sings builds unsightly Mounds i and posters humans. It s name omes from its rust color. They can be especially Dan serous to Young children if they happen to fall into a nest of Scott said. I or. Horace 0. Lund head of he University of Georgia Ento biology department said that his unit is conducting research in the ant but their specialist or. Murray f. Blum is in cos Rica teaching a special Burse for the summer and Ould not be available until september for a discourse on Cults of the research to Date. Speech problem a the peruvian Over Ament s National Beer buoy committee said arrival of soviet Relief Mission to Aid re Ivery from the May 31 Earth take had created language Obrems and asked for Kusen speaking volunteers. Fill up Friday fish with tossed salad French Fries Roll All you can eat Only to Florence Hoffmeyer re. In 8 . For breakfast where gulls Are the photographer Here railing by some unknown attraction. The scene is at caught 50 count pm sea gulls attracted to the pier Pawley s reports View state Economy Columbia a the University of South Carolina and the state employment service commission say the state s Economy is at a High level but is peaking. Both issued statements based on reports from the month of May. The University s school of business said the Economy has stopped growing and has receded slightly from its Peak lev the school and the employ ment commission said thursday claims for unemployment compensation declined slightly Dur ing May and the average manufacturing work week advanced from 40.1 to 40.5 hours. Of 18 economic indicators 10 were Down and eight were up. First woman Nairobi Kenya a Margaret Kenyatta daughter of president Jomo Kenyatta was elected mayor of Nairobi by the City Council becoming the first african woman Ever to hold the Post. Hail taxis Johannesburg South Africa a the City Council has voted to change the Rule re Quiring taxis to wait at curbside ranks equipped with telephones and permit them to be hailed while cruising. Darlington briefs farm society meeting slated by Rubye Arnold Darlington area and their in morning news correspondent mediate families. Darlington the Darlington county agricultural society will hold its 124th meeting on August 11 at Mineral Springs at . There will be the usual Watermelon contest and picnic dinner. There will also be an agricultural program presented. This organization is among the oldest of its kind in the nation its assets Are there Are members. Deans list Darlington Robert l. Kilgo or. Of Darlington is included on the s list at Emory University for the past Quarter. A a plus average is required the student is a graduate of St. John s High school. He is a son of or. And mrs. R. L. Kilgo. Dividend Darlington the Board of directors of the Dixie credit Union has voted to pay a Semi annual dividend at the rate of five and a half per cent for the first half of the year. The credit Union is sponsored by the american can co., Dixie products co. Of Darlington and was organized in August of 1947. Its membership is composed of company employees of the summer course Darlington miss Sherbie Parnell of Darlington has completed a summer Institute in educational research methodology held on the Cam pus of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. She is a member of the Ris ing senior class at Paine College where she is majoring in elementary education and minoring in psychology. She is a daughter of or. And mrs. Eugene Pamell or. Of it. 3, Darlington. Deodorant fumes fatal to youth Chester . Apau thormities say inhaling fumes from aerosol deodorant by Means of a plastic bag has proved fatal to Clyde Nesbitt skip strange 15. Coroner 0. L. Stroud or said the youth and a 14 year old companion were trying to get High in the basement of the younger boy s Home by injecting the deodorant from aerosol cans into plastic bags then inhaling from the bags. Bennettsville has rotary official visit Bennettsville rotary 3ub District governor Marion b. Robinson of Cayce made his official visit to the Bennettsville club this week. W. F. Littlejohn president of the local club introduced the visitor. Tuesday night he conducted the club Assembly at the Marlboro electric cooperative building. During this meeting the chairmen of the various committees projected their plans for this rotary year. Prior to the luncheon meeting Robinson with local club presi Dent Littlejohn and Secretary treasurer e. F. Sweeney reviewed facets in the proper operation of the club. In his address to the club members at the luncheon Robinson told the group that our greatest Challenge is to live together in peace and speaking of Campus unrest and riots he said less than five per cent of our youth Are causing trouble on campuses of students at the University of South Carolin when trouble arose 81 were arrested and 40 convicted and less then 10 per cent of the 40 belonged on the for expert Auto repair Call 669-0231 Auto service 511 s. Irby St. Florence Jln Ranur aiming Stirn Alousi 7, iwo food stamp setup serves estimated in s. C. Columbia a South Carolina s food stamp program or the disadvantaged is costing 70 million this year and is serv ing an estimated people anytime you be got a pro Gram serving that Many people t s got to be says Loy t. Loyd chief of the Divi Sion of Field services for the department of welfare. Loyd says he is sceptical about abolishing the food stamp program in favor of some sort of direct Cash subsidy until such a program has been proved. The food stamp program has Many Loyd said thursday and one of the number of people it reaches. Would want to see what s go ing to replace it before it is Dis part of the Cost of the pro Gram is paid by the participants noted. They pay a certain amount for Stamps that have a higher face value when exchanged for groceries at approved stores. Some participants get their Stamps free if their income is of enough. South Carolina regulations de Clare eligible for the Stamps any Amily with less than a month income on a graduated scale depending on the number of dependents. The issuance of approval for Stamps has been seeded up. We can now certify people at initial interviews unless there is some serious question of their he said. If we feel sure they Are eligible they Are allowed to buy Stamps at the initial he said most cases now Are handled in this manner. Formerly there was a delay period while social workers investigated each applicant first. Another element improving the food stamp plan has been the mailing of Stamps to gome recipients who have no transportation and live far from stamp distribution centers at county welfare department offices Loyd said. Open daily 10-10 Fri. And sat. Only Art a Drinon of 5, 5. Corp on fire bombings charges filed Clinton a two Clinton men have been arrested in the fire bombings of several buildings in Clinton and Laurens county july 16-17. Charged with arson Are Willie James Young 18, who was held in the Clinton jail and Willie b. Byrd 24, also was jailed at Laurens. Byrd is charged with the Par tial Buring of the Pitts livery stable the night of july 17. Young is changed with the a tempted firebombing of the j. H. Pace grocery store and service station the night of july 16. Water weight problem Uske Lim excess water in the body can be uncomfortable. Eum will help you lose excess water weight. We at. Eckerd s drugs to i Lecam Medit. Only contains 24 Page u started Book original cast record Mai sesame Street includes 24-pop 2 Days Only charge it now Columbia records brings you the same award winning sesame Street people that your children see on educational television every week hear the entire original cast you want. 2011 Hoffmeyer Road yes there still is a 2o hamburger of 100% pure Domestic beef not so secret ingredient value. 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