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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 10, 1953, Florence, South CarolinaThe weather Clearing Windy cooler today Tair cold tonight. Warmer Fri Day. High 62, Low 35. Details Page vol. 265 w published in the heart of the pee Dee farm area in the Palmetto state Florence s. C., thursday morning december 10, 1953 Reader s tip a juror hot Over the re lation of smoking to lung cancer with Battle already drawn. For details tee Page 11-a. Daily 6c sunday Loc weekly 85f body of Allen found in Well Darlington banker attorney Samuel want Dies of wound by a staff correspondent Darlington dec. Samuel want president of the Darlington county Bank Trust co. one of the pee Dee s most prominent attorneys died in his office Here Early this morning. The death was ruled a suicide by j. H. Kistler Darlington county Coroner. He said the 65-year-old at Torney had been fatally wounded by a Bullet that pierced his right Temple. Sam Rogol one of or. Want s associates in his Law firm found him at . Lying on his Back in his private office. A .32 Caliper pistol Lay near his head. Rogol summoned or. M. J. Coleman but or. Want died a few minutes later. According to notes left to his associates he was tired arid sick there were no financial difficulties. Known throughout the state for his outstanding accomplishments in the Fields of Law banking or. Want had practice Law in Darlington since the 1920 s. Funeral services will be held at . Thursday at the Kistler funeral Home Here. Rabbi David Gruyer of Columbia will officiate. Will follow in Grove Hill cemetery. In addition to being president of the Darlington county Bank Panmunjom thursday dec. 0 s. Diplomats today were packing to go Home As efforts to arrange a korean peace conference appeared to be break no Down u. S. Envoy Arthur Dean told the communists yesterday he would wait a reasonable time or them to show they were wiling to negotiate but it was Evi Dent his Hort. It is apparent that the Ameri an delegation will be out of Here Lefore dec. One High source declared. Our boys Are u. S. communist diplomats agreed on Only one meet the communists for the second Ime wednesday rejected Dean s final offer insisted again hat Russia sit at the peace table s a Neutral. This is the Issue that Las stymied the preliminary talks. Dean told newsmen he had authority from the 17 nations he rep events to break off the talks if t appears that there is no Chance or Success. Dean made his final proposal tuesday gave the communists Trust co., or. Want was a member of. The sinking fund commission of Darlington county. During his Long distinguished career in Law he had been a part Ner for a number of years of the late j. Monroe Spears one of the state s figures. After Spears death or. Want continued the practice of Law alone. Among the most famous cases in which he was associated was involving the lican party the Highway Bond Dulles to Fly East Washington dec. 9 of the state department Saifi today Secretary Dulles will leave Friday for Paris to attend the annual meeting of the North Atlantic treaty organization dec. .16-18. Samuel want the result of the Highway Case played an important part in Finan cing the South Carolina Highway system that replaced Muddy roads of that time. Or. Want was born in Man Chester England oct. 18, 1888. He came to this country alone in Advance of his family before he was 12 years came to Dar Lington to be with his Uncle the late a. Hyman. He was educated in the Darlington Public schools was graduated irom the University of Maryland Law school in a year a half. As a Young Man he practice Law in Baltimore. He enlisted in the Canadian army during world War i. After the War he worked for Shepard s citations doing Pioneer work in the Field of Legal reporting. Before coming to Darlington or. Want was also a newspaper writer. He also had taught sunday school in the Public schools of Baltimore. Survivors include his widow the former miss Fannye mad Wein Berg one son Leroy m. Want who is associated with his father Sam Rogol in the practice o Law two grandchildren Rober Samuel want William Leroy want two Brothers ave want o Richmond va., Harry wan of Hampton a. Three Sisters mrs. Sam Libbert of Lake City miss Estelle want of new York mrs. Celia Stein of Washington also surviving is a sister mrs Sam Levine of Richmond a. Pallbearers will be Sam Rogol James f. Verner d. W. Horton Tommy Rhodes Al Leff Hay Ward Lyles. Anti segregationists pleased on Case presented for cause lorning news Washington Bureau Washington dec. Western lawyers who gathered in Washington to defend their slates rights to operate segregated school systems headed Home to night after the historic hearings before the court ended at p. M. Most of them were satisfied with tile Case put Forward by the de sense one defense lawyer said he had been pleased by the rough handling a Justice department lawyer was Given tuesday. Most of them did not see How tie court could strike Down Segre gation on the basis of the 14th amendment though some admitted the political pressures involved in the Case were considerable. The appellants rely mainly on the 5th 14th amendments argued that conditions cannot be equal when there is mandatory separation of the races. They also disputed the defense on the in Tention of Congress in passing the amendments. But the main strength of their Case seems to lie in their con Tention that compulsory separation is a denial of equal rights they put up a lengthy argument in be half of this thesis. To agree with that Contention the High court will have to reverse the latest supreme court decision on that specific Point the now famous Plessy is Ferguson Case of 1896. But this is not ruled out of the realm of possibility by any Means. The general feeling among lawyers for the states of South Carolina Virginia Kansas Dela Ware the District of Columbia As the Case ended was that a Good Case had been presented. Some were fearful because of the political climate. Apparently negro attorneys looked upon their Effort As the culmination of a Long fight to bring about mixed schools. Korean talks about ruined patience was growing again at 11 . Wednesday today 9 . A period of Grace to decide. He said he would not become involved in endless fruitless argument. Dean was determined however to avoid the impression of giving the reds an ultimatum. Some break was expected before Christmas Only two weeks away. Dean s final proposal would make Russia a full participant in the conference voting on the communist Side. He wants Russia to be bound by the treaty the reds do not. Dean would also some neutrals to sit in As non voting of servers. Dean also was scheduled to meet again with president syn Man Rhee in the next few Days to Dis cuss South korean objections to his proposal. No definite time for the meeting has been set. Dean said his differences with Rhee had been How Ever the South koreans still object to India part in the peace Confer ence. North Korea s Delegate i Sok Bok flatly rejected Dean s propos Al for the second time wednesday calling Dean s objections to rus Sia sitting As a Neutral preps red pos attempt to Jam explanations titanium is key to Rule in air Genera claims Washington dec. 3 us once a country figured its problems were licked if it was sure of an adequate bold Supply. Wars were fought nations were wrecked a continent was discovered in the relentless Pursuit of it. But in this changing world the United states now finds itself with Gold to Bury. its experts Are saying that its Security is endangered because it May not have enough of a Metal most people never heard of. That Metal is titanium. A Senate Interior subcommittee looking into shortages of materials has looked anxiously at titanium planes. It has heard an air Force Gen eral say that a titanium shortage could mean that this nation would wind up with the second Best air Force. said Brig. Gen. Kern d. Mcloz scr having a second Best air Force is the same As having no air Force at All. The subcommittee chairman sen. Malone said he had this reaction when he Learned How much titanium was on hand i nearly a curly Why cried about titanium both victims shot 3 suspects held by Bob Wei Uch r morning news City editor pampl1lo. Dec. 10-the body of h. B. Alien 22, of Loilta the crudely severed head of Betty Claire Cain 15, of i amp co were found in an abandoned Hon Ami no half Miles from Here shortly before 7 p. M. Wednesday. By Milo Farneti Panmunjom thursday dec. 10 korean prisoners converted to communism today slowed Down Allied come talks with Harr Assong tactics ant angry outbursts. Indian g u a r d s prevented on prisoner from string a Youil South korean officer explains with a chair. After 2vi hours the explainer youth marries has son older than himself Knoxville tcnn., dec. 9 w a 17-year-old youth today married a 45-year-old grandmother whose oldest son is two years older than Ler new husband. We know we re going against Public said mrs. Clarence Olson Houk a Divorcee with six Hildren. But we want people to understand that it took courage to finally make this step even Hough we both knew a Long time ago that it would work Houk took time out from his of at a seed company to marry in a courthouse ceremony then re turned to work. His father Mckin Ley Houk signed the License for his son. Hammones meditations by Alley ence in probable communist tac is when the 22 americans me briton confront their question is. The communists in the prison amp Are understood to be Bear no Down hard on tactics Lor the Merican explanations which they regard As All important from a propaganda standpoint. U. S. Offi ers have Little Hope that More Lan five or six will change their minds. All the 220 South koreans inter viewed up until today chose to Tay with the reds. The South korean explanations t the current Pace should finish tuesday. The americans Len will take Over. The communists have made no explanations to chinese North korean prisoners for four weeks he reds presumably gave up the explanations because of their poor Howing. Only 278 chinese koreans of about have turned to the reds. Marry harue6 right receives the con of de Youna left outgoing pres ident following Harllee s election at president of the Florence county farm Bureau lad night looking on left to right in the rear. Hugh Ervin newly named vict president Robert r. Coker principal speaker at last mkt Linn Nyrl Karl Floyd of Olanta. Chairman of the nominating committee. A Story of the farm Bureau meeting May be found on Page 4-b. Morning news photo iad talked to Only seven prison is. All chose to stay with the reds like All 220 of their countrymen interviewed on be v e n previous Days. The prisoners interrupted explainer with such remarks As Why did americans have to come in our country rape to i saw germs dropped by Amer lean interviews with the Ameri cans one briton who re fused repatriation Are expected to come next week. Sou la korean explanation teams Are obtaining. Explain for the allies caper liner Breaks Down Oslo Norway dec. 9 Ufi norwegian America line said to ight its liner Stavanger jord with 644 passengers aboard Drifting helplessly in raid at Antic with a broken rudder. Most f the passengers were bound for Norway for Christmas homecomings. The line said a sister ship the in Tenfjord was speeding toward he Stavan Erfjord to take her in Low but was not expected to reach he stricken vessel until some time tomorrow. To be the answer let s go Back to the beginning. In 1879. The Rev. William Gregor As fooling around with some Lack Sand he found at Meachan n England. He called the Mineral Etc Nathanile. Four or five years later a German chemist named Klaproth found a new Metal he called titanium. In 1797, lie Learned that he the preacher had stumbled on the same thing. But the name titanium stuck not a bad name either. It come from the greek titans who War the incarnation of natural strength. In spite of its Early birth Noth ing much came of titanium. For not until around 50 years ago did an american chemist named m. A. Hunter succeed in producing pure titanium. Nothing much to it once you get the hang of it. Heat titanium tetrachloride with sodium i an airtight there to titanium has been used in Stet alloys in paint pigments by a recent edition of a Well known encyclopedia still is insisting titanium has a very restricted commercial sheriff John Hanna reported medical examination disclosed both had been shot. Chiff Harvey Cross of the Pamp Lico police department reported Early this morning that two suspects both White had been arrested in connection with the slayings. He said one Man was about 25 years of age the other about 30. Cross said the men had been taken to the Florence county jail. Sheriff Hanna later reported that three men two negroes one White Man. Were being held As suspects in the Case. The sheriff said the negroes were in their 20s that they did t live in Pamp Lico but had been seen in the Vicinity of the crimes sunday night. He said the White Man Between 20 30 years of lived in the Pamplico area right close by the place where the bodies were a third officer who preferred not to be named reported that five suspects had been arrested that some of them had been taken to the Florence county jail. He said right ear the Bullet lodging in the head. The girl was shot beneath the left ear. In her Case too the Bullet was found in the head. It was Williams who told a crowd of several Hundred in front of the Par Halico police station that the head body had been found. They had gathered after reports leaked out that recovery was near. The tense gathering accepted the news in grim silence. All seemed willing to obey Williams warning to remain from the scene at least until today. The announcement left the popu lace of this tobacco farming Community with an empty wary feeling. The hushed whispers that hovered Over the area were ample indication that everyone Felt there was a killer Loose in their midst. Earlier wed. Sorrowing relatives buried miss Cain. The methodist Church Here was crowded to Over flowing the churchyard was filled with sorrowing friends the idly curious. The new Woodside he understood at least two of cemetery was overrun by More ice were transferred to the state than As three minis ters intoned the final rites. I Pamplico stores closed in final officers following a up provided tribute to the popular High school wednesday discovered the head Sophomore. Schools too were f the girl the body of the closed for the Day. Members of of who had been last seen alive the Junior senior classes served caving on a Date at . As pallbearers. Classmates sat in sunday were found on the Lar la body in the Church stood of sen. Clyde Graham. The Well i silent numbed at the grave i to approximately 500 Side. A sister of Allen was among be blurt where the mourners. Decapitated body of miss Cain was i even before the 11 a. M. Time Tor found in a shallow grave monday i the services officers were pressing night. As was the Case in the girl s grave the was carefully Cam was located Yards trom Thi their investigation search which w3s 2alif. Doctor up on charge of taking baby san Diego calif., dec. 9 w prominent osteopathic physician As arrested Here today on a Harge of stealing the Newborn of of an unwed Mother keep no the child for his own the last get months. Or. Winford t. Mooney 48, was arraigned later in municipal court n a formal charge of child steal no. He was released on bail. Dist. Atty Don Keller said the Aby boy who he identified Only s has been kept at the pm of or. mrs. Mooney Ince it was born last March 24. Keller gave this version of the vents which he said transpired the Mother an attractive 31 ear old san Diego Bank Teller ave birth to the boy unaided in or apartment. The baby was pre mature. She summoned or. Moon y turned the baby Over to in for care. Later the Mother told Keller Olooney told her the baby had died had been cremated. The Moth r so informed the baby s father Nom Keller identified As air orce capt. Archie Bower who is carried who is now stationed t it. George Wright Spokane. Wash. Related picture on Pace 7-b. A Blanket of secrecy temporarily the scene. It was his belief that the head of the girl had been wrapped in her coat weighted tools missing from the car was thrown Over the recovery of land thrown in the great pee Dee the bodies. The Only Road to which flows beneath the scene was blocked As sought to preserve any evidence officers also checked reports that hey could not find under the cover i iad been seen the of darkness. Highway near Sumter tuesday sheriff Hanna who went to acne with deputies it. Roy Mil Auen were last u of the state Law a Vishinsky hints reds to reject Ike Appeal United nations n. Y., dec. 9 Andrei y. Vishinsky listed broadly today in the u. N. Assembly that the soviet Union will reject president Eisenhower s Call for an atomic Pool for peace purposes. You cannot insure the use of atomic Energy for peaceful Pur kiss without unconditional pro i Ilion strict International con see editorial what More can Man on Page 4. Vishinsky said in a Brief reference to the atomic problem. 1e called again for a ban on atomic weapons. Moscow radio charged Elsun lower was threatening to wage atomic warfare. Delegates pointed out that Vish Insky did not give a Flat answer 0 non fill Nurt thai he Moscow radio was not the final reaction of the soviet government. Rut those diplomats snid it in or need that the plus Slinns Nicohl not want to go along with the French chiefs of state would speak Eisenhower plan. The u. N. Assembly president mrs. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit said she hoped the soviet British directly to the u. N. As Eisen Hower did yesterday. She told the co nation Assembly Eisenhower had Given it an affirmation of Man s desperate need for assurances of peace in the atomic Era. She made her remarks about the three Chic s of state in her valedictory winding up the 8th Assembly. Mrs. Pandit disclosed that Eisen Hower was curious yesterday about Vishinsky s reception of his speech. He asked her during an official re cup Tor that Vishinsky thought of it. Stic said she would Sec. She with vhf ask ?.nd body ius5ea on i ume o Mes 1q p. M. That Day. Allen s coat had been removed relatives of Allen As Well As was thrown Over him before most persons around his Latta gravel Cor shocks from a nearby Home had steadfastly maintained Field Thicket vines were used he was not implicated in miss to camouflage the grave. His body Cain s brutal slaying. Romie Allen was wrapped in bedsheets. A Wallet wrist watch rela Tives said Allen carried were miss ing. It had been reported earlier that he was carrying Only a Small amount of Money. A Hole possibly four feet deep had been dug into the filled up Well. Allen s body was stuffed in head first. The head of the girl was badly battered further indication that it have been severed from the body with a crude instrument was evident. The eyes of the boy were blackened his forehead bore a laceration there was a Bruise at the base of the Skull. It was believed that the Black ened eyes Bruise came As the result of concussion from the pistol shot. He had been shot beneath Thi the patrol said. Father of the youth said late wednesday afternoon i know he is ammunition truck wrecks explodes Malvern Iowa dec. 9 is two trucks one carrying ammunition collided the Armuni truck exploded two Miles West of Here on Highway 34 to night. The state Highway patrol office at Atlantic reported that both trucks were burning that ammunition explosions were continuing. Both trucks belong to Watson Brothers Omaha trucking firm. Mrs. Ike Breaks tradition with new Way for dinner his opinion. She reported him As saying with a Smilo that it was much but scr ban he hid expected. Hut continued where is the Washington dec. 9 if Dwight d. Eisenhower broke White House tradition tonight by introducing a drastically revised seat ing arrangement for state dinners. The she wanted to see her guests without twisting around in her chair As was necessary with the traditional seating. The president s wife suffering a cold was unable to attend tonight s diplomatic dinner see her plan Given its first try. Instead of the a shaped dinner table used during several past presidential administrations for state dinners in the state dining room Eisenhower worked out a squared a shaped table. In the past the president sat in a High nicked chair on the outer rim mid Center of the a shaped table. His wife sat opposite him on the inner rim in a similar High backed i air. Guests were seated along the inner outer rims on smaller chairs. From his Vantage Point the pres ident could Sec All the guests. Mrs. Eisenhower would Sec Only the guests to her immediate right left Ami directly across. She decided to find s better Efty. Mrs. Mary Jane my Cafires her personal Secretary said using a shop Tel table at tonight s dinner was mrs Eisenhower s idea that this arrangement had not been used before at a White House state dinner. Under this arrangement president his wife sit Side by Side facing the Center of the Bot Tom of the so arc w. Guests according to rank or office dictated by protocol sit along the edges of the three prongs. No one sits opposite the presidential couple. There was another touch of mrs. Eisenhower s in the table arrange ments tonight. Pink is her favorite color the table decorations were Low bowls of Pink carnations Pink snapdragons. The Gold knives Forks spoons were used the Green Gold Bor dered China. Shopping Days till Christmas

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