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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 19, 1970, Florence, South Carolina3-a wednesday August 19, 1970 Piatt Lett of Uril Ilig a fluff regional Hospital May be reality within 5 years a proposed 550-bed regional Hospital to serve a six county area in the pee Dee could become a reality within five years the greater Florence chamber of Commerce Board of directors was told tues Day. The Board was briefed on recent developments of efforts to secure such a facility by e. P. Rogers executive director of the pee Dee economic development and planning commission or. Lewis Wright and or. J. W. Schofield members of a special joint planning com Mittee established by Mcleod infirmary. Rogers and or. Wright told the Board that a modern regional facility could be on the drawing Board in about two years after an operational Grant from the u. S. Department of health education and welfare makes it possible to Complete a regional study. Rogers said his office in cooperation with the pee Dee comprehensive health plan Ning Council and health projects officer Bruce Holland is in the process of gathering information for the Grant application. The chamber directors were told it is possible to receive up to 80 per cent in Federal funds to finance the miss Alma Mae King Darlington miss Alma Mae King 45, of it. 1, died tuesday morning in a Darlington Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 11 . Thursday in Indian Branch United methodist Church by the Rev. Vernon Deese the Rev. B. S. Hughes and the Rev. R. B. Tyler. Burial directed by Belk King funeral Home will be in Darlington memory gardens. Will be Bobby Watford Charles Blanton j. L. Wemberg sr., w. J. Simms Theo Hicks and Ernest Bell. Miss King was born in Florence a daughter of George Dewey and Alma Munn King. She was a member of Lamar United methodist Church. Surviving in addition to her parents Are two Brothers Billy King of Saluda and Herbert King of Independence to. Four Sisters mrs. James Nell Mcferrin of Greenwood mrs. Coke Cleo Pipkin of Darlington mrs. Walden Mary Blackman of Timmonsville and mrs. Allen Grade Blanton of Natchez miss. And several nieces and nephews. Miss Etta Mccracken ferry miss e Tea a. Mccracken 65, died tuesday morning in a Mullins Hospital following an extended illness. Miss Mccracken was born in Lawrence county ga., Thi daughter of the late Kelly Anc Jane Lula Mccracken. She was a member of the new Home Baptist Church no. 2. Funeral services will be con ducted at 3 . Wednesday from the new Home Baptist Church no. 2 with the Rev disc. Rabon officiating. She is survived by two Brothers Neal. Mccracken of Gali vants ferry and Robbie Mccracken of Columbia one Sisters mrs. Beaty b e s t o Gali vants ferry. Meares funeral service in Mullins is in charge o other s. C. Deaths rabbi 0. S. Arnber Colum Bia mrs. Joesphine Archer Hopkins mrs. Alex Bowers Heath Springs mrs. Laura Glenn Lan Caster j. E. Nisbet Van Wyck t. P. Eddings Camden j. M. Mcabee Lauress mrs. Ruben Lambert Andrews j. L. Fox Charleston r. A. Avert Charleston c. A. Driggers Lexington mrs. L. 0. Keadle jr., miss Mary Carter Walterboro Ellerbe Powe Columbia Marion infant Lancaster mrs. A. B. Blackw elder Columbia e. P. Seabrook Columbia r. W. Wallace Columbia Rupper Richardson arrangements. Ruppert Lanneau r. A Richardson 46, formerly of Marion died tuesday morning j. A. Bailey dietitian Dies at 53 John Alton Bailey of 215 e. Palmetto St., chief dietitian for Mcleod infirmary and formerly general manager of the Flynn Christian Fellowship Home died tuesday morning at his residence of an apparent heart attack. He was 53. Funeral services will be con ducted at 5 . Wednesday at Stoudenmire funeral Home by Sev. Theron few and Rev. J. 1. Aiken. Burial will be in it. Hope cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bill Jackson Hazel Stokes David h. Mcleod Fred Holland 3eter d. Hyman Gordon grif Fin and George Mckenzie. At his residence in Wagner after an illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 5 . Wednesday Al. Tabernacle Baptist Church in Kitchen s Mill near Aiken. Million plus project. Asking the chamber s sup port for the undertaking Rogers said a regional Hospital is a must for the future of the it was noted by Rogers or. Wright and or. Schofield that the regional Hospital would be an asset to the area in attracting new industries or for expansion of existing industries. Serving Florence Darlington Marion Dillon Marlboro and Chesterfield counties the proposed Hospital would provide full health or. Wright said so that citizens from Florence and the pee Dee would not have to seek out of town he said the Hospital would include equipment for super voltage a Ray treatment of cancer. Or. Wright noted that patients needing this Type of treatment now must travel to Columbia Charleston o r Charlotte. Or. Wright said a modern mrs. Andy Davis of Camden misses Jan and pal Richardson of the Home one James l Greenwood brother maj. Richardson o f three Sisters mrs. J. D. Lucy Hyatt mrs. Mildred Rowell and mrs. Mike v. Dot sat Fane All of Marion and one grandson. John Hamlin funeral services for John Hamlin of 806 n. Irby St., will be conducted wednesday at . At Savannah Grove Baptist Church with Ralph w. Can to minister officiating. Burial directed by the Ideal funeral will be in the Church cemetery. Honorary bearers will be or. Hamlin was the son of physicians medical staff the late Lawrence Hamlin or. Members technicians nurses and mrs. Rosanna Benjamin and general employees of Hamlin. Of directors of Flynn Christian Fellowship Home residents survivors Are a daughter in and former residents of the Law mrs. Regenia Smith Flynn h. B. Truett Hamlin two grandchildren and Leroy Graham. And Ernest Hamlin Jurj Florence s finest charcoal Hearth restaurant Holiday inn downtown smorgasbord monday thru Friday sundays also table service or. Bailey was born Washington d. C. And a Florence a son of the of nieces and nephews John e. And Effie Cox he had resided in Florence m. Hicks his life although maintained a William partnership in Camden in Hicks 68, died tues cent in a Bennettsville Hospital at the time of his death a Brief illness. Was chief dietitian services will be con Mcleod infirmary and at 3 . Thursday in Mcleod Annex a position Church of god. Burial assumed after resigning by Rogers funeral a year ago As manager of will be in Rogers Flynn or. Bailey is survived three Sisters mrs. Claude Are his wife mrs. Pearl Jordan mrs. Jim Hicks two sons Lila Cole and miss m. Hicks or. Of Clinton Bailey All of Florence Ernest Hicks of Cherava two Brothers Liston h. Daughters mrs. Of Camden and Gainey of Laurel Hill n. Beach and James e. Bailey and mrs. Virginia Brandi o Florence j. H. Hipp Dies at James Henry Hipp vice or. Hipp was born and local manager a son of the late c. Douglas. Wilson and c. And Virginia Crisp died tuesday at his he moved to Florence 14 1416 Deberry blvd., ago from Columbia. A he was of world War ii or. Coroner w. T. Billy served in the european along with detectives l. F. With the u. S. Air and e. D. Street ruled or. Hipp apparently died was a member of the self inflicted gunshot Baptist Church and about 11 of Junior boys. He was funeral services will be member of Florence Home ducted at 3 . Wednesday Florence Board of Waters funeral Home by director of Florence Edward l. Byrd and association National David a Myers. Burial will builders association in mount Hope Carolina mortgage pallbearers will be association and Greene John t. Mcgowan 117 1__11 elks club no. 1020. Or. Richardson is survived by his wife mrs. Neva Brodie Richardson of Wagner his Mother mrs. Pearl Richardson j regional Hospital also would of Marion three provide a basis for attracting 1 highly trained specialists such As neurosurgeons. He added that Florence missed a Home town boy recently trained neurosurgeon because of he called facilities available Here inadequate and or. Schofield told the chamber directors that a 140 acre site across from the Florence Darlington technical education Center has been tentatively pin pointed for the proposed Hospital. He said this would be in keeping with the development of a number of medically related facilities such As the Palmetto alcoholic Center pee Dee mental health Center and a planned Allied health careers Center already in the area. Or. Schofield also presi Dent of the Florence county medical society said location of the Hospital in that area would mean easy Access to most regional citizens via interstate Highway 95 which crosses the Darlington Highway about via Miles away. In Florence physician that the Effort has Good support from hospitals in the area. Jtj said i 10 of the 14 Iri the to. Counties have contributed financially toward the initial planning while two others have Given their endorsement. Physicians in the area also raised on their own in order to get the move off the ground. Or. Schofield said the new photo by Johnny Emu not one Snake but actually two King Snake left eventually wins fight a close look will find where Mouth of King encloses head of Pilot mayors slate desegregation Florence mayor David Mcleod and mayors of Urban centers in an eight county area will meet with president Nixon s appointed South Carolina education advisory committee at . Wednesday at the Florence country club. The meeting is the third of four such gatherings o f mayors in South Carolina being held regionally this week in Greenville on Mon Day Charleston on tuesday Florence on wednesday and Columbia on thursday. The meetings will provide the mayors with information to help in impending openings of schools under various new unitary school integration programs. Committee chairman Robert s. Davis said although school opening is Only weeks away there is still much citizens can do to assist school officials in preparing for As smooth a opening As facility is not being designed to replace present Community hospitals in the area. He said the existing hospitals would complement the new regional Hospital. Chamber directors indicated their support for the project and president Millard Dozier noted that it was the chamber which launched efforts several years ago for the construction of a new Hospital in the area. Ice Tifer promises eachers increase Davis w. Keller or. Mcinness jr., c. A John a. Flowers w. C. Dailey George l. Weeks and Frank b. Willis. Honorary bearers will be officers and employees of c. Douglas Wilson co., Florence real estate Board or. J. W. Schofield c. C. Mcdonald and or. W. Freeman Parker or. Oneil s Antiques and accessories 355 w. Palmetto St. Florence s. C. Furniture lighting fixtures lamp shades rewiring lamps pictures framing items of All kinds closed saturday All Day he was a graduate of Pace lot sigh school attended North Greenville Junior College and was a graduate of Furman University in the class of 1943. Surviving Are his wife tie Bromer miss Dorothy Wilson of Spartanburg. Three daughters Hiss Debra Ann Hipp miss Anett Margaret Hipp and miss Ulie Virginia Hipp All of Lorenus a sister mrs. C Clyde Carter of Rock Hill and to Brothers w. Marion Hipp if Atlanta ga., and Clayborne Hipp of Cross Hill. Dillon of segregationist gubernatorial ing our schools Date a. W. Red Betti a of mor Lon said tuesday he would Are Worth. South Carolina teachers said riots raises they have been asking of South he is Cost tax Bethea Independent in overt candidate told the Protection press in an interview that would Grant the raise increasing taxes or cutting 1 Lovinc other Ull Cluj to pay for the Tori Bethea said we would set definite limit of 12 per cent Florence Al All out of state enrolment has our state supported colleges Board of a n the Farmer and former associate Lator said about 25 per cent or the students now trans South Carolina s Public a Are from outside the state tuesday they Cost about convention the avowed said other states already is i enrolment limits for association students and added we in get rid of some of the the trouble makers who Are disrupt Money than directors of International n. President of the delivery in Toronto countries Rivington Cinema dome dome dome Colw feature time leva in cold blood Alto hawn Cic Lut flow if 1st drive in run rating r the losers a Ada Roarke Berniec Hamilton Wili irn Smith hot wheels hot women King Snake engulfs a Pilot to prove he s still King a Young kind Snake v a s discovered doing its Job on the Murray farm o n Hoffmeyer Road tuesday evening. B. D. King and Julian Murray witnessed the final stages of mortal combat Between King and Pilot that mrs. Murray had discovered and brought to t h e i r at Tention. The men said that the fight had apparently lasted for hours. They found the King Snake completely wrapped around the upper length of the Pilot Snake. The Mouth of the King had clamped Over the head of the Rattler to prevent a poisonous attack by the Pilot. Eventually the Black and White King unravelled and detached itself except for the hold of its Mouth. The Brown and Gold victim Lay Sti. A Victory banquet then ensued and in less than an hour the King swallowed Inch by Inch the entire length of its natural enemy. Finally where there were once two snakes Only one remained. The King will rest for several Days to digest the meal that was nearly the Sie of the King. The two men did not harm the tired Winner of the fight and commented that they now1 understood Why people always say one should never harm the King Snake. Project thrust officials Praise program s Success in a review of what has been done by project thrust since its formation about a month ago two representatives of its Volunteer organizers had High Praise recently for the project. They reported that the youth Job finding service has placed so far a total of 212 students private and Industrial part time jobs. Executive director Robert Roberts and Cooper Tedder orientation director for the project said included i that number of students placed about 20 of the were females with about 75 per cent doing office work. The project has had considerable trouble placing the girls in the past said Roberts because most of the work offered by employers was of the strenuous Type. Said Roberts we Are gratified that so Many students have responded and we encourage More students to do the Roberts added that this phase of the project of one big concern is getting More and More jobs will operate until the opening of school. Another part of project thrust to be called phase ii will begin later this year. The schools in Florence District 1 will begin its 1970 71 year on sept. 10. As to the conduct and efficiency of the work of the students Tedder said the project has had overwhelmingly favourable comments concerning this from the in connection with this Roberts noted there is a growing Indira Ion that we May have to stay open on saturdays because of t h e Large number of youth and the increase in requests for work on the two men described the project s Secretary Hershelle Cato As being very experienced and capable of doing her finally Tedder Felt that the students have Learned much in the duration of this phase of the project. Florence theatres in. Now showing i 1 show at 7-9 . Phone 662-293 edit Crowley s the acts the Best shows at House in London 1-3-5-7-9p.m. Rated x 669-6432 color Dafies Stewart Henry Fonda Itie Cheyenne social curb showing at 2 and 9 p. M. I i 1 1 1 he old 0-v-e-r a delightful motion picture color an unprecedented invitation to the Ameri can family to return to the movies one child under 12 will be admitted absolutely free with the Purchase of 1 adult admission to Darling rated g

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