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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 11, 1953, Florence, South CarolinaThe weather increasing cloudiness an warmer today and rain end mild tomorrow. High today 64, Low 45. For details see 9-b. Published in the heart of the pee Dee farm area in the Palmetto state Reader s tip two unions soundly Defeated yesterday at an election held in Hartsville s Monoco Plant. Details on Page 10-b. Vol. 266 Florence s. C., Friday morning december 11, 1953 daily be sunday Loc weekly 860 Hunt spreads for killer of Cain girl and escort this abandoned Well wednesday night gave up the body of h. B. Allen 22, of Latta and the head of his sunday night Date Betty Claire Cain 15, of Pamplico. The Well about two Miles from where miss Cain s body was found monday night was Well camouflaged hiding evidence of a brutal crime that has rocked Eastern South Carolina. Both youths had been shot. Officer b. J. Mckissick of the Florence police department is shown examining the crude grave. Guzenko decides to Tell of spies Ottawa ont., dec. 10 Canadian government announced today Igor Guzenko has agreed to Tell the u. H. Senate s internal Security subcommittee what he knows about russian spying. Justice minister Stuart Gars on told the House of commons the former code clerk in the soviet embassy Here who helped break a vast Kussian atomic espionage ring in Britain and America was prepared to meet secretly with the team of sen. Jenner Rind on terms agreed upon Between Canada and the United states. Garson did not say where or the interview will take place. Under the . Canadian agree ment Guzenko will meet in can Ada in closest secrecy with Jenner Robert Morris committee counsel and probably u. S. Ambassador Douglas Stuart. Canada has a right to censor All information to be made Public As a. Result of the interview. These precautions were taken Token strike ties up Italy Rome Friday dec. 11 24-hour strike of italian govern ment employees started at Midnight. It hailed trains and threatened to close Down All Telephone and Tele graph communications today. The strikers demand More pay and demonstrated against a new civil service measure which is re ported to contain a no strike clause. Despite a last minute decision of four Small non communist unions not to strike the walkout began to take immediate effect. The four non striking unions mostly represent school teachers government Hospital employees some Public service officials and members of the non communist National la Bor confederation train traffic began to halt in Rome s Central station. No trains arrived or departed for 90 minutes before Midnight. Not Only to guarantee the safety of Canadian secrets but to protect he cloak of anonymity under which Canada has protected Gou Zenko since he first handed Over he Kussian military attache s documents which uncovered the so Viet spy ring in september 1945. The revelations contained in Hose documents led to the crack no in 1946 of a vast ring in the United states Canada and Britain which had succeeded in sending vital atom information to Russia. Guzenko and his family have moved twice and changed their name As Many times. Their 10 year old son and 8-year-old Daugh Ter do not know who he really is. The go Szenkos live quietly in an undisclosed Village in Ontario. Con. Tact with Guzenko can be made Only through the highest officials of the Royal Canadian mounted police. The Jenner subcommittee began demanding an interview with Gouz Enko after he was quoted recent As saying he had valuable in formation on russian spying. Canada originally rejected Jen Ner s demand saying Guzenko had nothing More to add specifically to the information he already had Given Here. This caused a dispute which strained the usually excellent re actions Between Canada and the United states. The situation was further con fused when Guzenko subsequent y was quoted by various news papers As saying he had nothing More to Tell that he would not agree to be interviewed for fear Lis identity would be revealed and Jien finally last Friday that he would decide one Way or another in a Day or so. Garson said he had written Guzenko after the Jenner sub committee agreed to the Canadian conditions for the editions Jenner at first rejected. The Justice minister now has replied he is prepared for the meeting. Santa builder Dies Dallas tex., dec. 10 Striction worker Roy v. Davis 46, fell to his death today while posing before a 50-foot Santa Claus for photographs he planned to use on his personal Christmas cards. Davis had helped build the giant figure made of steel rods and Asbestos mache. It sits on the roof of the Auto firm its feet on the ground and holding a 1954 Auto Mobile in its Lap. Zambone s meditations by Alley Tom Dot quit Heah o Ujiie Era i Pom know of he of bits he owe it.1 officers try n. Rewards at by Hob we1ricii morning a news City editor Pamplico dec. Intense Man Hunt for the brutal Slayer of n in year old Pamplico girl and her 22-year old escort from Lotta fanned into North Carolina today As officers ran Down All available leads in the Case. Law enforcement officers of footprints of two men found in o Corn Field surrounding the Well in which the body of a Latta youth and the head of a Pamplico girl were uncovered Are considered important evidence in the Case. Officers worked through the night wednesday checking the prints and making casts of them. Sled investigator m. A Cate is shown measuring one of the prints about . Thursday. Working with him Are left to Deputy sheriff Heyward Myers of Florence county Florence policemen Robert Bellamy and b. J. Mckissick. Morning news photos by Weiroch Ike refuses to accept reds refection of armament Pool Washington dec. 10 w president Eisenhower today re fused to accept the russian comment As an official soviet rejection of his plan to Pool atomic Energy for peaceful purposes. The White House said it still Hopes Russia will recognize the proposal As a first step toward Atonic this is the official attitude of the United sales government presidential press Secretary James c. Hagerty told reporters in the Wake of the cold reception Given the president s proposal by the Moscow press and radio. We do not believe that imme Diate reaction to president Eisen Hower s atomic proposal necessarily represents the considered decision of the soviet Hagerty said in a statement after can anxious residents were seen red on the streets. Their Voic nos of fear and threats of violence o the person or persons responsible or the crime echoed As far away a the funeral Home in Florence to which the boy s body and the girl s head were taken last night. Angry mutterings filled the quiet dignity of the funeral Home re rep Ion rooms and a minister pleaded against mob violence. A Low flying plane stopped Over hooded areas in this Vicinity most the morning attempting to spot movements searchers on the ground might miss. Officers also checked a report hat a negro had broken into a tenant House and a fam by before leaping through n win Dow and dashing away. The report was later chalked off As a figment of imagination when soft ground beneath the window failed to Dis close any footprints. Investigators involved officers assigned in the Case. Ide from those of Pamplico and sled include sheriffs and Dupuies from Florence Williamsburg. Marion Dillon and Darlington counties. Chief of police j. A. Price of Florence put his entire department at the disposal of investigators and said he had enough auxiliary policemen to fill any Gap created t was Florence police who worked through the night with Cales and Vith men of Hanna s office in Hecking on suspects. Price and Inanna directed this morning s Nii less search in the Willow Creek Section. Dewey to see president Washington dec. 10 we gov. Homas e. Dewey of new will visit with president Eisenhowe r at the White House tomorrow afternoon. James c. A archly presidential press Secretary told newsmen Cocy will be in Washington to to cart n saturday night dinner of he Gridiron club n newspaper men s organization. Had As cd o ice the president. Britain melds plans for Edc Tucker s town Bermuda dec. 10 has completed a new agreement with the six nations of the european defense Community defining its ties with the projected Continental Alliance Brit ish officials reported today. Details will be made Public officially Early next year in the Hope of influencing the hesitant French parliament to ratify the Long delayed project. The informants said meanwhile the main terms of the agreement will be the place of British ministers in the Edc Council of ministers when matters of common concern arise. The setting up of a permanent British Mission at Edc Headquarters. Giving Britain a permanent seat on the Board of commissioners which will decide the Board issues of defense policy including arms production. Binding Britain to consult with Edc before withdrawing or re deploying British troops in Europe. The agreement is designed to assure the French they will not be left to the mercies of Germany Russia of any other nation they might fear As a potential aggressor. Nevertheless the big Throe talks hero made it Clear the French remain dissatisfied with the strength of the new British commitments. Foreign minister Georges Bidault served notice on president Eisen Hower and prime minister Chur chill earlier this week that at the scheduled dec. 14 session of the Atlantic Council of foreign ministers he will spell out additional pledges the French deem essential before going into a 50-year Edc. About the must important of those would bind the United slates and Britain not to withdraw from the a Natton Atlantic pact which has less than 17 years to run in other words to extend it Over the same 50-year period As Edc. The British the into Mats said have let it be known informally they would be ready to go along with this idea but Only if the states does so too

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