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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 11, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaG Ood morning it s saturday August our Soth no. 223 Washington Lap pres ident Nixon signed a landmark farm Bill Friday saying it should Spur full production help fight inflation protect Farmers against risks and ultimately Benefit taxpayers and Consumers. While complaining about some provisions of the massive Lour Yea r farm and food stamp Bill. Nixon said it represents a realistic Compromise Between his administration and con Gress on several key economic issues. _ uni president Nixon signs landmark farm measure r a t i 1 n to. If a 1 r though it Falls Short of the High standards i have set for reforming farm legislation and eventually moving the govern ment Oul of the president . It docs provide a constructive framework for encouraging the expansion of farm in this Lime of unprecedented demand for Faun rom Nixon added it is essential to provide expanded production by allowing Farmers the Freedom to make production the president said his new Law. Passed last week should help in our Battle against inflation by encouraging Ameri can Farmers to produce no full capacity. The Cost to taxpayers if government payments to banners will be reduced and in sonic cases eliminated during periods of Strong demand and High prices such As we arc now the new Law creates a system of Price guarantees so called target prices of a Bushel for wheat. A Basliel for controls stay for Petroleum Wash Miton Rai i a soling. Healing Oil and other Petroleum products u ill r email under rigid Price controls for an indefinite Lier Wiiri. The Nixon adminis Lvalion announced Friday. It said the current Price freeze will he extended an additional week for Hie Petroleum Industry until aug. 10. And will be followed by a system of Price ceilings which Are Only slightly less rigid than the freeze. The administration s lilt Day Price other products except beef is scheduled to ix1 lifted Al Midnight sunday to be Lof Lowed by the new phase i Anli in latino program. Director Jolin t. Dennl Vipul i he Cost of living Council snid the Petroleum ceilings will result in slime rollbacks in gasoline and Healing Oil prices below freeze Levels lie did t expect such rollbacks to be widespread. The most visible evidence to Hie consumer of us new controls will Ite red. While and Blue slickers nil service station gasoline pumps. They will display the lawful Price and octane rating Tor the gasoline in thai pump. Oiler economic develop ments from Washington included Nixon signed legislation restoring fila authority until i to insure mortgage Loans pm single and Mulli family dwellings. The inheres a ceiling was raised per cent. Department of i bar repented the average Cost of living for a retired couple increased to 1 per cent during 1b72 for i Host in the lower and intermediate Levels. Nixon signed the farm Bill saying it should help in our Battle against ill alien by encouraging the american Farmer to produce Al full Dunlop said that it was decided to continue the Petroleum freeze for an additional week in give tile Council More Lime to draw up phase i regulations for i he Industry. The Council did announce f iday new regulations Lor the insurance Industry. Final regulations for Petroleum and promised regulations for food now Are scheduled to be released next week. As outlined by the Council the Petroleum Industry under -1 will he the most closely regulated sector of the Economy. Besides i lie gasoline pump signs major features the Petroleum regulations in clude prices on the retail Sale of gasoline and to. 2 Home Healing Oil. Ii mailers will he allowed a minimum markup of seven cents a gallon Over heir aug. 12 costs provision that Healing Oil distributors May adjust their ceiling prices John t Dunlop announces freeze automatically Al the beginning of each Monib to reflect changes in costs of imported heating Oil. Imp not other costs. Prices on Domestic crude Oil based pm the Price As of May 15. Plus an amount not to exceed i cents per barrel. Two Lier pricing system for crude Oil. Allowing producers to sell new Oil production Al free Market prices while exist ing Supply remains subject to the ceilings. Prices will Slid vary from gasoline station in station however because tie ceiling Price is based on the Price charged on Ian Dunlop said there will in no provision for gasoline and Healing Oil distributors to automatically increase their to reflect higher costs. Except for the increased costs of imported crude Oil in the Case of heating Oil retailers. Cha wins reprieve from order to loan Washington api the Farmers Home admin Stradiot Friday won a temporary reprieve from a Federal judge s or Der to resume its Low interest Rural housing Loans. Pm the emergency granted by the circuit court of appeals came Laic in the a and the Agency already Hac sen ordered thurs Telegram to ils stale offices announcing resumption of the program. Funds for the program were impounded by president Nixon in january. Afler the slay Friday the Agency immediately Send Mil a second Telegram Odell the Szalc officers to disregard the previous order. On thursday. . Dist. Court judge Charles i. Hichey ordered the Farmers Home Aci minis ration to Send the Lele Grams by the close of business Friday. Hichey had ruled july Al thai Nixon s id month .su.-. Pension of the program was in and a blockade in the Road to decent housing for All government lawyers went to the appellate court with a motion seeking a slay of the Origi Nal order. When no word came from the court by . Friday. The Agency sent out its first Tele Gram. The court granted an emergency slay to be argued monday. A few minutes later. Graham crusade draws criticism Billy Graham s upcoming London crusade is be ing criticized As spiritual luxury s for Rich christians. Page 5a. Fighting Falls off in Cambodia five Days before the u. S. Is scheduled to halt its bombing. I Page 6c. From pork chops to pasta food prices keep going up re fleeting rising wholesale costs. Page 3a. Weather partly Cloudy and hot. S Low lows Low 70 s. Details Page 3a. Ftp churches comics deals 3cs 3cg a is Home Loans insured again Washington api the f e d Era housing administration was Pul Back into the business of insuring Home Loans Friday when president Nixon signed legislation renewing thai authority on a Stopgap basis until oct. I. The inheres a ceiling on such Loans was immediately raised to 7 i per cell from the 7 per cell it had been when fila s authority lapsed on june 30 be cause Congress was unable to agree on omnibus housing legis lation. The Stop Gap authority was rushed through for Cha while Congress continues to try and pass the omnibus Bill. Bolh Secretary James p. Lynn of housing and l Rban development and veterans and minis razor Donald of. Johnson had announced on july 15 plans to raise a and fila ceilings to 7- i percent. Bolh Cha and a loan insurance authority had been tied to a Cher for Many years. Bui last month Congress passed a Bill giving the a administrator authority to raise a s ceiling on his own but in consultation with the Hud Secretary. The a Pul Llie 7 i Rale into effect when Nixon signed the Bill last month the Cha Bill gives authority to insure mortgage Loans on single and multiple family dwellings. In also Renews insurance of Loans und Artille i of the housing act. Which covers improvements and Mobile Homes. Corn and 3ft cents a for Cotlon. This target is pegged significantly below present Market prices and thus will no inhibit our efforts to stabilize fowl prices for Nixon said. Federal payments would made Only if available Market prices fall below the Large Price in the legislation. Pay ments would make up the Dif Ference Between the Market Price and the target. The target would slay con Stant for 197-1 and hut would be adjusted in by a formula reflecting farm costs and crop yields. The president said this new system Means that our farm ers can expand production Dur ing the current period of world wide food and fiber shortages without fear of a serious drop in farm the president said because foreign and Domestic markets for farm commodities Are expanding the american tax payer will he a direct Benefi Ciary of these new programs. This new Law is Good for the consumer Good for our growing Domestic Economy and helpful in our foreign Trade the Bill also gives the Agri culture Secretary new Powers Over nod prices drops the 000 per crop annual payment ceiling to s 20.000 per Farmer abolishes a so called bread lax. And increases minimum milk Price supports for iwo years. The Nixon administration had not requested the fool Price Power provision. Asked Al a briefing Friday whether he would exercise it. Agriculture Secretary Karl l. Zulz indicated he would nol Fly in the face of the president on an item such As ibis. Tinder the Law. When the Secretary certifies a Supply of meat poultry vegetables or fruit will be Loo Low and there is no other Way to in Mil supplies. The president would have to make appropriate adjust ments in the maximum prices charged under controls. Said he presumed thai if he were president in such a situation and his Secretary did this Over his objections. I d probably get another Secretary of agriculture. Wiiilie in is generally agreed Ihal people should no lose Ben coils in shifting Croni present welfare program to the supplemental Security income Nixon said in is that the Congress has chosen this method of maintaining assistance Levels. Youths Lead official to More grave Sites s Houston unearthed the bodies Friday of iwo More victims of a sex and Lor lure ring Ihal Young men and called off their search because of rising tides. The loll of deaths linked to the ring stood Al by he Lime the search Al a Beach Community cast of Here was abandoned. There were indications in might go beyond 25 making the Case the nation s worst instance of mass murder. Jefferson county sheriff Dick c n e r i s o n and Chambers county sheriff Louis Otter said their men will return to their Ach area Al High Island monday morning with digging machinery to resume i heir search for More Graves. Culbertson said Elmer Wayne Henley. 17. And David a Runiks. In. Who say live admit Ted participation in the slay Ings. Old officers there were three More Graves to be Lound near High Island. Officers hailed the digging after finding one body lying in a fetal position in a shallow grave and another Corpse some 50 to 75 Yards away. Henley has been charged with three counts of murder St. Augustine county and a Tih Virzi Bond was set. Police in Houston said charges against the two youths were being prepared. Lawyer Charles Melder said. Meanwhile thai lie would de fend Henley a Long haired Junior High school dropout. Melder said he would claim Henley was insane. Melder 4aid in was apparent that Henley who told police he killed the Man responsible for i he slayings. Has deep psychiatric troubles lie needs help medical help and pay police earlier. Police said. Brooks gave authorities a statement preyed on outlining his involvement in the i Xis. Then Case. I regret ibis happening and feel sorry for the families of the police quoted Brooks As saying in his signed statement. Before shifting to High Island police dug up two iridies near Broaddus in Kasl Texas pointed Oul to them by Henley. The Long haired youth had shown them to other Graves in he same area Lale thursday night. Three of the bodies were identified by Friday night. At Houston medical examiners said two bodies were Hose of Marty Hay Jones. Shot twice in the head and Charles Cary cobble. 17. Who had been strangled. The bodies were among 17 found thursday in a Houston by shed where officers were led by Henley a third in Fly. Found Friday in san Ai Gusline Muliere Lour Hud ies had been unearthed was identified As William Hay Law rence. Is. His lather made the identification the recovery of three More bodies would make the Houston Case the worst mass murder in the nation s history. Juan co Rona a 311-year-old labor con Ira Clor. Was convicted of the slaying of 25 drifters in near Cuba cite. Calif. Police . Rcck Porter said Lle lev had admitted he and Brooks. Iii. Procured teen age boys for Dean Allen Corll. 3.1. For he past k m o n i b s. Sometimes helping him kill and Bury i Hose who refused o engage in homosexual sex acts. Porter said Brooks also Lias Given police a statement. Elmer Wayne Henley 17, left and David Brooks 18 led officials to still More grave Sites Friday we plan to file murder charges against them later in the Porter said. He Corll would rape them. Kill them and bring them out ill Spray to i. I___11. T j was tired of. Things like that hol Ston Lai j Elmer Wayne Henley. 17. Has identified Dean Allen Corll As the Leader of a homosexual ring responsible for the series of corpses uncovered since wednes Day. As More bodies were being unearthed thursday. Henley who police say has admitted killing Corll after being threatened had this Exchange with newsmen lie was a Nice Guy. A person i could talk to . Q Why did Corll kill the Boysa Dean walled to have sex with Ihm. They did t want to. So lie killed them and brought them out Here and buried i hem. Q what kind of a Man was Deana Dean was a Nice Cas goer. Quid enjoyed himself. The Man Ihal did these . Q you said sometimes lie was a different person. I Low was he different. A he had a lust for blood. Q Why did you kill Hima i was tired of him doing things like Ihal. It was either Moor him right then. Hen.1 to Bury Henley said thursday. Henley said Corll gave him and Brooks s5 to for each teen age boy they brought in him. The grim search Lor bodies began wednesday when Henley telephoned police Al Pasadena a Houston suburb. And told them tie had shot Corll o death following an All night sex parly. Police found Corll. An electrician dead Al the Home and Henley another youth and a 15 year uld girl waiting inside for them. Henley told police a bizarre Story if How he had brought he other youth and he girl to Corll s party where the Trio Henley told police thai when he awoke. Corll ordered him Al gunpoint to strip Bis Compaq ions and lash them to boards. According a Nice. Henley said Corll threatened in kill him unless he engaged in sex wish the girl while Corll Jet formed homosexual acts of the1 in Enid boy. Henley told jux Clicc he swell walked Corll into aside his .22-Ealiber Henley said he i Hen the Gigolo kill Corll when the Man menaced him again. Paper charges contempt fort Wayne. Ind. Al attorneys for a fort Wayne newspaper inti aled contempt proceedings against stale officials Friday in a Bailie Over a Cess to a controversial birth record. Attorneys for the stale indicated earlier Friday they May fight a court order giving the newspaper the fort Wayne news Sentinel Access to the record. Ken Cal k. Williams editor of the newspaper said attorneys for the paper initiated contempt proceedings in Allen circuit court. Hul no hearing Date had been Sel on the pct lion. He said they were advised in probably would he sometime Lale next week. The court order was obtained wednesday by news senti Nel to View state records to de Lermine whether the name of a George s. Mcgovern of Mil Chell. . Is on the birth certificate of an illegitimate child born in fort Wayne in the Kottos. A reporter for the newspaper. William Ferguson presented the order thursday to the registrar of vital statistics for the slate Board of health. Kingston g. Kly. Kly said he was instructed by Board attorneys not to release the record without prior approval of the slate at Torney general s office. Williams said attorneys for the newspaper checked the Al Torney general s office Friday and were asked by the state Ai Lorn cys if they could have until monday to prepare some plead Ings in the Case. He said the it turn yes Felt this indicated the attorney general s office would attempt to Block Access to the record by the newspaper. Another court order had been obtained by the newspaper last week to search Allen county fort Wayne Board of health records for the birth certificate. Attorneys who conducted the search indicated the record had been altered to erase the name of he father. The Mailer arose during Les Alimony at the Senate watergate hearings when a memo from . Haldeman of the White House staff referred to the for Wayne Haldeman did nol elaborate in the memo or during the bearing. Frustrated searchers i can t find radio boy 5 . No Al i frustrated searchers Friday 8 Cna Linurd to Check reports of contacts with a radio distress a Call from a Little boy crying for help. The reports dwindled then increased but ii search for the Jet source of the radioed plea for Aid appeared no closer to n f 6 conclusion than when the first broadcast was received tues s Day. The coordinator for the Albuquerque Volunteer band emergency radio network. Clark Speakman. Said there j been a possible Contact Early Friday morning. It hut. T Don l know whether it was voice Contact or the boy s keying his said Speakman. Speakman said aircraft again were flying Over the rugged Al canyons and forests mountains Southeast of Albuquerque. Four wheel drive vehicles also searching canyons and trails. It started tuesday night when a Small boy s voice Idem if red s himself As Larry said his father had collapsed in their pickup while they were Rabbit Hunting somewhere in new Mexico. The voice said the t Nick had overturned and that help it was needed

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