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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 11, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaFlorence morning news saturday August 11, 1973 Fie still valid Columbia api ally. Con. Daniel r. said Friday there is no precise Cri Teria for Banning material deemed to he pornographic but he thinks South Carolina s Sla Lutc is still valid in the Leglu of recent supreme court rulings. Mcleod declined to to pinned Down at a news conference on what course he thinks Legal authorities in Charleston and Columbia should on efforts to ban showings of the movie. The last tango in he noted the supreme court had reversed a lower court ruling in a pornography Case from Darlington county and had sent the Case Back in the South Carolina supreme court. The slate supreme court has not yet ruled and until it does the still valid. However the attorney general said local officials contemplating Legal action under the statute must be guided by criteria contained in the recent u. S. Supreme court decisions. One of those was that contemporary Community stands May be considered in Deler Ming what is or is not pornographic. Melcori said in is no Clear in him whether Means a Stal wide Slan Riard or a purely local one. said any comment Al this Point on he investigation into the sterilization of welfare mothers in Aikin county would have to come from or. H. Archie Ellis. Director of the stale department of social services. Lie said he has assigned an assistant attorney general to help in the investigation bal has seen no reports on Progress in the probe. Sitting in with Mcleod Al the news conference was Secretary of stale 0. Frank Thornton. He reported Klinl 8 of about 100 lobbyists registered with his office have Mill not complied with a new stale Law requiring them to file Slatem cols of financial expenditures within 30 Days of he close of legislative sessions. The deadline for making the r c p o r i s expired monday. Mcleod said he was giving the delinquent lobbyists a reasonable Extension of the deadline Bill will probably Start Legal Naclion Ghoul the Middle of Tixel week against those when arc still delinquent. Thornton said some of Ihm reside in other slalom and Al least one died recently. Failure to file a report on expenses connected with lobbying is a Misdemeanour punishable by a . and Thornton said they think the Law should be strengthen to include suspension of lobbying privileges of which failed to file Rholo by Terry Hill attorney Bill Craig is possibly eyeing 1974 congressional race twice Defeated lawyer met with supporters in District this week Craig leaving possibilities open . Morning news staff writer attorney Bill i. Craig twice narrowly Defeated in his bid for . Congress indicated Friday he. May make a third attempt. Craig Nossing a democratic primary Runoff with former. Hep. John in by less than Voles met Witler a group of supporters in the sixth District this week but declined to say where or who. I would t want to give anyone the impression i am already Craig said but if inc situation looks right frankly. I can l deny i have h continuing interest in this District. I m just recovering financially and physically from Las summer s Campaign but if enough funds Are there and there is a preliminary indication of some funding. .1 find it hard to slay out of the 10-year old lawyer added. Craig said it would he hard for him to say no if lire circumstances Are and the Hul. I cer want to Ruel Urple democratic parly with said. The morning news received reports of a mid week meeting in the sixth District which indicated Ihal several Linan Dally prominent Craig supporters had gathered to discuss the possibilities of another congressional race. Many area political observers contend thai Craig s Endor sement of Hep. Mcmillan in the sept. primary Runoff cosi the incumbent the race. Craig feels differently. I had Good and sufficient reason for endorsing or. Mcmillan with his Argi culture interests and the Way he handled the office. I Felt he could hold the Seal against a Mic publican he said. History has proven thai or. Jan relic could not arid did nol do a Craig explained. Ill he travelling through inc District a lot during the next few Wricks and if things look Good. I certainly have an in another said Craig. The Harls Villa attorney said he lost 15 pounds luring the last Campaign and Chi file a few dollars. No one Man can subsidise a Campaign like Ihal i m working Day and nigh to recover my finances but in s Worth porno material confiscated so .mtkii.s.c. To a raid Side Market in Sumler has been raided by stale and county offi cers who say they confiscated 2.752 four films they classed As pornographic. I. Lynn Dollard of the stale Law enforcement division said a warrant leading to the raid was sworn to by Al cml 50 sum Ter area citizens. Dollard said the thursday raid was on Shawn s Market on . Lie said Ihal Patrick i Ough. Inc operator posted 000 Bond on a charge of Dis Buling obscene materials. Bouge said his attorneys and attorneys for some of the magazines Ihal were confiscated plan to fight the con fiscal ions and arrest in court. Bouge said some of the magazines whose attorneys Are to Confer will his lawyers arc oui. Penthouse. Genesis and Swank baby Boom the newest arabian Camel in West Milford n. J., zoo gets a once Over from its Mother recently after a miniature population explosion at the Park. A South american Llama a North american Bison and a Canadian Elk were born the same Day. A. Nichols magistrate invited magistrate Margaret Strickland of has been requested to serve As a visiting faculty member in the future schools for inc judges of the magistrate s court. Mrs Strickland has attended All seminars conducted for improving the magisterial system of South Carolia since 1970 and has received certification for this schooling the programs of judicial education idea and planning were started by he joint legislative governor s com Mittee to study the magisterial system of South Carolina which committee was created by inc South Carolina Oncal Assem Bly and authored by former representative u Addell Llyord. Who served As chairman of the committee. Senator j. Ralph Casque also served on this special committee. This program has coordinated and worked through hic University of South Carolina. Judicial education division. The next seminar will foe con ducted of Columbia. South Carolina criminal Justice Academy and is presently be ing planned for a fall session Spring session and intermediate schools for the in service magistrates. Senate slates meet on reapportionment Columbia till South Carolina Senate will meet in closed door session aug. 21 to discuss ils problems and hopefully avoid the Legal entanglements that caused iwo postponement of ii Lilica primaries last Vear. Sen. L. Marion Iris sell. A a Altoun. Senior member of i lie Senlac and ils president pro tempore called the caucus in letters mailed thursday to the i senal ors the pending meeting was disclosed Friday by ally. Gen. Daniel if. when he told a news conference he could not discuss possible Legal Steps in the Senate ease because la had been invited to give his views privately to the full Senlac at a caucus. Aug. 21. I Hope i Haven t let the cat nut of the said when told no official announcement had been made Gresselle is vacationing in North Carolina but ins Ellice confirmed thai idlers had been mailed asking the Sii lims to caucus at 11 . Tuesday. Aug. 21 also invited in us closed meeting in Adit Lionelo arc Harry m. Lib Ley. The private attorney remained by the Senate . Gov. Karl Morris. The Senate president and clerk Thomas. Iressotk1 said the idler that Mel cod and outline the Legal status of the makeup of he Senate in the Light of recent rulings by he Justice department and he l a supreme court. Knerly Elliis summer. The supreme court held thai the Man Ner in which Senate seals were distributed last year arming the i counties did nol violate the one Man inc Vnti principle. However right on the heels of that the Justice Dipari men. Under pressure from a Federal judge in the District of Columbia held that the Senate s docs Dis Criminate against Blacks. In previous comments. of has indicated he thought the Senate should Lake the position that the Justice department had failed to Rule last year w Ishin the period required by Law. And in s delayed ruling therefore comes to late. The legislature will called Back in special session this fall to approve a new of i Louse seals. The supreme court held i lie current House plan inc Unsil til lunallx1 cause of a wide variance in counties which Are under represented and those that arc Overr Opresik ii cd with Seriale also in jeopardy. The problem confronting the legislature is whether Loicl the Law run ils lung Legal and Hope the plan will be Litko action now which might avoid disruption of the election process next year. Commenting on a Republican represented District Craig old t h e m n in i no news. Local state area Atlanta school exposure standards m a my t v i a a Vav i 1 plan attacked revoked new Lap Al in la s Compromise school de segregation plan was attacked Friday As and conceived in secret with pcs Siulc Collus Inri or conflict of in Terest. The charges came Al a Filli . Court if appeals hearing on a Legal fight Over whether the l a. I Slid court was wrong in approving a new direction in school . After bearing two Anil a half hours of arguments he three judge panel look i he Case under advisement. There was no indication when it might Rule. I am pessimistic shrugged Benjamin w. Spaulding. A Black Atlanta lawyer for the Allan la Branch of the National association Lor the Advance ment of coloured people. Spaulding and attorneys for Fie Allan la school i Xian Drew up the agreement in court or dered private negotiations leaning on practical factors rather than ideals. Civil rights find s attacking he Allan la Compromise said in threat cons a Liard Usu Funda mental concept of racial in to grating and already has Iarj Strong effect on Oiler pending school suits. Other Schriml in cards Are try ing to negotiate. Their Way nut of Nathaniel k. Junes. New York an attorney fur the National Nayci. Ind ii newsman after Lex hearing. That s Why we had to break Riff Wil h our Atlanta the National a act was among four who appealed to inc Sulli circuit to overrule District court approval of the com Promise and Force open hear Ings on the school plan. Others were the Congress of racial . The american civil liberties Union. And the Nayci Legal defense fund. There is no question As to the Issue of possible junes told the court this plan was put together lie Hind the closed door of a Board Columbia Rapi soil la Carolina s standards in exposure us farm workers to some pesticides were revoked thursday by inc commissioner of llm1 Smith c Arolina department of i Lair. Department commissioner k. L. Mcgowan revoked the guidelines that were adopted May i. They have not been enforced since june is Localise of a court injunction on identical cider Al standards said his depart ment will delay any Oiler action on the matter until the Federal standards arc settled lie estimated that it would lie until at least autumn until the re Vised Federal guidelines Are adopted. Alter thai. Hie pro posed slain standards Usu old be Pul before a Public hearing for approval prior to implementation. The thursday action Means Ihal South Carolina has no Law on the Finks relating tit exposure ref Fann workers to organophosphorus pesticides. Hanno new Johnsonville magistrate Laic magistrate p. Pos lon s Constable. .1. Liania. Was appointed Friday to fill the Timex Piid term it the Infin in was employed by Lor 1-1 years Hanna. Appointed by sen. Thomas k. Smith or. It die Post will serve As Loh Nunn Vrlic s magistrate until . Sen. Sri ill explained i lie reason for an appointment saying. Upon receiving advice from the office of the attorney general Ihal it would Fie impossible to conduct an election Al this time without is n by and fit cause 1 fell thai it was Essen tial thai his position should la tilled As i have also been advised Ihal in is appoint ment without statutory authorization to Sli Orlyn inc term of magistrate and for Ihal reason i am appointing or Llanna to serve until May 25. With the understanding that in next year s democratic primary there will be an advisory referendum held and Ihal the Winner of this advisory election will be appointed loser be a full four year term begin Ning in sen. Smith said Smith praised Llanna for his service to the late magistrate adding. I am sure or. Llanna an outstanding Job unsuitable spot in front of a cemetery is an incongruous spot for this Road sign on . 17 North of Myrtle Beach. A

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