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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 31, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaGood morning it s Friday August our 50th year 243 10sunday 15 first Day of school passes smoothly in Florence 2 increased can Nofs respite increased enrolment few problems the opening of Public in Florence thursday. A total of pupils reported for he first Day of classes across the District 127 More children than appeared last fall on opening Day. Very smooth was District superintendent a. Bruce Crowley s description of this year s opening of two dozen local schools. Crowley said he expects enrolment to climb still higher in the next five to 10 Days. Personnel from he Central office visited throughout the District today and from their reports and those of principals to feel our teachers and our students have come Back to school with a Good attitude and ready to buckle Down to Crowley said thursday after noon. Or. Crowley is beginning his first year As superintendent of Florence schools succeeding Henry l. Sneed jr., who headed the District for 12 years. The majority of the District s schools reported increased enrolments with the largest growth at North Visla Elemen tary school where 851 students 80 More than a year ago showed up for the first Day of classes. All 851 North Vista students Are Black marking he first time since 1969 that any school in the District has drawn 100 per cent of its enrolment from one race. The largest decrease of student population was registered at Williams Junior High school which welcomed 71 fewer pupils than last year. All other Junior and senior High schools showed increases Moore up 18 to 654 pupils Poynor up 12 to 637, Southside Junior High up 33 to 545, Mcclenaghan up 47 to 985. Southside senior up 13 to West Florence up 24 to and Wilson up 47 to353. Five other elementary schools noted growth Bonaire increased 19 to 218 pupils. Greenwood up 34 to871, Meken Zie up 18 to 603, Loyall up 15 to 511 and Savannah Grove up 37 to 363. Losing enrolment among the see schools Page 9a Nixon directs lawyers to Appeal tape order sister sub of Pisces Iii is prepared for flying to Ireland submarine Crew has enough air to last Only until about 4 . Saturday san Clem knt Calif. A president Nixon directed his lawyers thursday to Appeal a Federal judge s order to produce the secret watergate tape recordings. The president s decision on his next Slep in lie historic Legal Battle came 24 hours after chief . District court judge John j. Sirica ordered Nixon to produce for his private inspection he apes demanded by special Wal create prosecutor Archibald Cox. Nixon announced wednesday he would refuse to the or Der. After summoning his top White House lawyers to califor Nia he disclosed thursday he would seek review by the . Court of appeals in Washington. Appropriate papers for obtaining review Are being pre pared and will slay granted by Sirica expires next thursday the White i Louse . Presidential spokesmen re fused to say whether Nixon in his meetings with special White House counsel j. Fred and special Consul land Charles Allen Wright had discussed the possibility of not appealing Sirica s ruling. Deputy press Secretary Ger Ald l. Warren also turned aside questions on what Legal approach he Appeal will take. But the while House lawyers Are certain to repeal Nixon s claim Bat executive privilege allows him to keep confidential material sought in a criminal investigation. Whatever the appeals court decides it is virtually certain he Case will be carried to he supreme court. This Couri Lake Inonu is meaning a final ruling would not come until some time in the fall the dispute began last month when a former while House aide old he Senate watergate committee hat Nixon routinely recorded conversations in his Oval office and elsewhere. Acting on behalf of he a Legale grand jury prosecutor Cox subpoenaed apes of eight meetings and one Telephone Call Between Nixon and his advisers at the time John w. Dean Iii ii. R. I Aldernan and John Ehrlichman. The White House also has rejected a subpoena delivered by the Senate committee prompt ing the panel to file a separate suit to Force disclosure. Both Cox and the committee contend he tapes arc Vilai to resolve contradictions in the testimony of while House aides allegedly involved in the Walcer Gate cover up. Sec Nixon page9a the very first Day of school can be a Little traumatic Lee Brown right cries while other sympathetic first graders look on new Hurricane forms Miami a tropical storm Christine packing winds up to 50 Miles an Wiur formed in he allanic thursday about Miles Southeast of Miami. The National Hurricane Cen Ter in Miami said Christine was moving West at about 10 to 12 Miles per hour. It is our traditional labor Day said or. Robert Simpson director of the Hurri Cane Center. There has Only been one time in 30 years when we did t have a name storm somewhere in he Atlantic Over the labor Day football season Rolls around again sub rescuers race against time the Florence morning news sports staff views the area foot Ball earns in the 73 pee Dee pigskin preview in today s news paper. Federal prosecutor makes closing statement in trial of Gainesville eight for conspiracy. Page 5a. Chinese Premier Chou in Lai emerges from communist party meet in a stronger position than Ever. Page 10a. Weather partly Cloudy and hot. Highs in the lower 90s, lows near 70. Details Page 3-a. I i j Cork Ireland a a heavy swell Buill up in the Al Manlic As an International team of divers raced thursday night to the Rescue of iwo britons trapped in a midget submarine 1.375 feel beneath the surface. A spokesman for he owners of the min sub said rescuers aboard the Mother ship Vickers voyager would arrive Early Friday morning local time Over the spot where the crippled Craft came wednesday on the Ocean bed 150 Miles South of he re. The two crewmen have enough air to survive until about4 . Cd saturday. Tom Clark spokesman for the owners said there was no. Comparison Between the situation of the Walcer logged British sub and a american research min sub hat became entangled in wreckage off Florida in june leaving two men dead. Our sub is not angled up with Clark said. There was a question in he american tragedy of whether aluminium compartments trere he added. Our sub is simply a steel sphere. It has t Gol aluminium or plastic compartments. The problem a nest l Pisces Iii. The 20-foot-Long crippled sub. Was lying in mud with its nose at an Angle of 70 degrees. Inside Are the Crew men. Roger Mallinson 35, and Hoger Chapman. 28. Two other Midgel submarines were on Board he voyager. They will be used to Allach a rope to he crippled Craft. A learn of six divers also was aboard the Molher ship. Sir Leonard Henshaw chair Man of Vickers oceanic said that once he line was attached the Mother ship would haul the min sub to a position 50 feel be Low the surface. At this Slage divers would attach a new rope to the submarine lie Shaw s firm owns inc submarines. The Rescue drama recalls he Case of an american research min sub rapped on he sea bed off key West. Fla. For 31 hours last june. Two of the Crew died. But to companions in a separate chamber survivor. It was established thai the of the aluminium compartment in which the men died had fallen drastically com pared with he plastic compartment in which he survivors Sal. Doctors said initially that he victims died of cold and exposure bul an autopsy found the cause of death was Carbon dioxide poisoning. One of he voyager s biggest worries is the Walher conditions in inc area thurs Day were poor and Gale and heavy seas were forecast. As they wailed for Rescue the trapped pair were old by radio Telephone from the surface o keep conversation to a minimum and iry o sleep to conserve their dwindling oxygen supplies. They have both reported they arc in Good shape and sent a message for their wives our morale is fantastic. Tell Ihm we re capt. Leonard , skip per of the Vickers voyagers said the pair was trapped wednesday Afler Pisces Iii had been hauled to the surface Fol lowing nine hours of laying a new transatlantic Cable. Farm prices soar Washington api i ices Farmers get for raw products soared a record 20 per cent in August and averaged 62 per cent More than a year ear Lier the agriculture depart ment said thursday. The report was for the month ended aug. 15. Crop reporting Board officials said High prices for cattle hogs wheat soybeans eggs Corn and Collon contributed most to the increase. Lower prices were reported for pot Alnes apples and to Matoes but these Only slightly offset he huge one month jump. The record 20 per cent gain resumed dramatically an up Ward spiral interrupted in july when the Index held steady partly attributed then to the administration s lid on fond prices at retail and wholesale prices. Those restrain is. Except for beef were lifted on july 18 or just three Days after the begin gasoline Price freeze extended another week Washington a the gasoline Price freeze was extended thursday for an extra week delaying the Start of new Price ceilings opposed by Deal ers. A Cost of living Council spokesman said the Extension the third since the freeze began aug. 12, was to give gasoline retailers time to put the new retail Price ceilings into effect. They had scheduled to Start his saturday when dealers would have to Post Price stickers on gasoline pumps. There remained the que lion of whether there would be adequate supplies for motorists planning a labor Day weekend Outing. A. Council spokesman said threads of labor Day closings from some gasoline dealers were not part of the consideration for extending the Charles Binsted president of the National Congress of Petro Leum dealers said i look for considerable close Downs but not along the major travel routes although there May be some inconvenience the president of a Fresno. Calif., retailers group said -90 per cent of inc trailers there would shut Down. The Council predicts that for Mulas for the new ceilings will actually result in retail Price reductions Al Many stations of from one Tolar accents a gallon. Some gasoline dealers had said they would close Over the Holiday to dramatize their Dis Content. They changed these plans a Flora . District court judge agreed Wilh their Contention the ceilings were arbitrary capricious and discriminatory As applied to retail gasoline Warren Burger. Permits suspension housing subsidies suspension permitted Washington a chief Justice Warren k. Burger Pori Ltd the Nixon administration thursday to continue suspension of Federal subsidies for Low income housing. Birger signed a Brief order that blocked the effect of a fed eral District court decision that ordered Secretary James t. Lynn of the department of housing and Urban development to resume processing applications for assistance under the National housing act. The government had asked for the stay pending the out come of an Appeal to he . Circuit court Here. The dispute is similar to a number of cases in which courts have ordered the adminis rating to spend appropriated funds or carry out congressionally mandated programs. On july District court judge Charles r. Richey said suspension of the three federally subsidized housing programs by president n Ixon was unlawful. It is not within the discretion of the executive to refuse to execute Laws passed by Congress but Wilh which the executive presently said Richey. The Crew used a water Jet Loning of inc month covered in he gouge Oul a French and nudge August farm Price report. Beef inc Cable in. Controls will be removed sept. 12. Sweltering heat wave still grips Northeast swell ring heat forced a five per cent voltage cutback in new York slate for inc third straight Day thursday As the East coast and parts of the Midwest remained blanketed by hot humid air. Despite near record demands for Power throughout the area Utility systems in other Stales were Able to Cope although Here were scattered outages in Washington . The National weather service said there would be no Over All Relief from he heat wave until at Casl next tuesday largely because Cool air from Western Canada was being held Back by stagnant air masses. The automobile association of America predicted a record labor Day exodus from heat stricken cities to cooler resort areas. The temperature in new York City Hil 98 degrees equalling the record for the Day set in 1955 but Baltimore was cooler thursday at 95 than inc 101 degrees registered wednesday. A new York slate Power Pool spokesman said the voltage culs Public acceptance of appeals to use less electricity and cutbacks by commercial Consumers had eased the Strain Monthe system

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