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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Florence, South Carolina2 sat wat def mar if t970 Yin try bookkeeping system to get close look a close look will be Given Florence county s bookkeeping by one official As the worst in South next week should be taken. J. Bennie the meeting was chairman of the Florence county Council said Friday that the City news briefs county s legislative delegation j amendments but Mccutcheon and solicitor Are being invited Toj said it would be an appropriate a meeting set Lor next wed-1 time to bring up the bookkeeping mesday to discuss what action matter also. J sen. K. N. Nick Zeigler Call originally de for immediate action to called to review the county s 1970-71 Supply Bill for possible Young girls injured in traffic mishap Here Correct what one High ranking elected official labels As t h e worst bookkeeping system in the state. The official who asked not to be identified said the systems now used have been in effect since the 1800s. If he handles the official two Lynchburg area teenage girls were injured Friday in Florence when they attempting to Cross downtown Evans Streel and apparently stepped into the path of a truck according to up lick reports. The two girls were identified Jim police As miss Dawn Mcdaniel 16, of Lynchburg and miss Sara Reclam 17 of Star route Lynchburg. Miss m c d a n i e 1 apparently suffered Only minor cuts and bruises and was released after first Aid treatment in Mcleod infirmary s emergency clinic. Flow Ever miss Reclam who admitted for observation suffered multiple abrasions on both legs and on her head l. A. Warden the investigating officer identified the Driver of the vehicle As George i Acy Beamer 48, of 150 Central dr., Florence. The officer said was driving a truck in the Block of West Evans Street when the mishap occurred about. 1 ., related to Cpl. And police traffic it. Ray Eason that the girls a i trently failed to see the on coming truck and stepped into the e Street striking the truck in Side. Police said no charges were med. Thefts probed thefts of several Pockel Bonks and some expensive jewelry from a girls dressing j oct at a Florence High school is under investigation police Friday. According to police reports a reported that her pocketbook and a Diamond ring were Salen from the girls dressing room at Mcclenaghan High school. Detective a. L. Gainey while investigating the alleged thefts rioted that the girl s ring was valued at detective said Carlisle Levit principal of the High Senate holds secret meet a the met secretly for 90 min Liles late Friday in an Effort to break itself free of a legislative impasse. Afterwards leaders of both Par ties said senators on opposing sides of major controversial Hills have agreed to try to work out compromises with Lime out for the 91st con Gress and the Senate tied in knots by filibusters or threat ened filibusters. Majority Leader Mike mans Field. D-mont., and his minority Leader sen. Hugh Scott r-pa., described the meeting As constructive. But they told news men of no Concrete development to break the legislative logjam. They said they will meet with House leaders saturday morn ing to discuss the Outlook for winding up the session. Asked if he sees any possibility that Congress might be Able adjourn before Christmas Scott replied not a school said that in addition to the pocketbook and ring other students reported at least it pocketbooks and a watch also were stolen from the dressing room Friday presumably while the girls were at gym classes. Fit try outs slated tryouts for the part of Rhoda Penmark in Maxwell Anderson bad will be held at the Florence Little theatre sunday at And tuesday at 7 The part is open to girls Only Between 10 and 13 years old or older girls if Small for their age. Bad being produced under the direction of Florence Little theatre Veteran director Olwen Roney and is being presented in february to con wit i the three Day convention of the South Carolina theatre association which is being hosted by the Florence Little theatre. Notice will be Given for try out dates for casting adult parts. Officers promoted three Florence police officers Are being promoted to the rank of Corporal effective saturday according to police chief Melvin Adams who also announced hat a former officer is return no to the police department. Two of the new corporals Adams said Are l. A. Warden and Joe Ford both of Hom will be line officers or shift corporals. The third David moved said it would be easy for a county official to steal it was revealed in a trial Here that More than that he county did t even know existed turned several years ago. Zeigler told the morning news that if some action is not taken by county Council to improve the system it would be the responsibility of the county s legislative delegation to act. He noted that the delegation has the authority to pass a statute re Quiring that action be taken. Mccutcheon said Friday that if corrective measures Are necessary i am sure Council will take he said he feels certain upgrading of upgrading exactly will that some the system is what that encompass l. Gore is being pro to Corporal with specialist status As shift dispatcher and desk officer. The police chief announced hat w. L. Williamson is rectum no to the police department. Mccutcheon said he would hesitate to speculate. Zeigler feels that the system should be centralized similar to he bookkeeping systems used in Richland county. Mccutcheon said it May be necessary to await completion of the City Complex now under construction to establish a new system. The building is expected a be completed about mid year n 1972. The Council chairman who Steps Down Jan. 1 when free Shipman becomes head of the governing body said it is Likely hat Frank Norris who audits county books in relation to financial matters will be summoned to appear before Council Norris in testimony at the Odom trial said the county s bookkeeping systems Are completely inadequate. He said he has made attempts to have improvements initiated but it a hot. Been in for Many Many years and they just did t want to judge Robert w. Hayes who presided Over a one week term general Williamson formerly was a local patrolman and transferred i Lorenzt Vij Cutai sessions court told the morning he City finance office As a License inspector. He is return no to the police department As a patrolman filling an existing vacancy in the patrol division. Chief Adams said the promotions of three officers that he feels the responsibility of the bookkeeping system lies with county Council. He said he feels that an investigation by the grand jury is not warranted mainly because a grand jury is not qualified to ranks of Corporal were based on results of written such probes. Judge Hayes said he Felt that performances and proficiency qualities of the officers and length of service on the ought to Call in some experts to determine whether changes Are needed in i Dividu police Force As Well As offices or whether the syst should be veterans May continue education if qualified Many Florence county veterans especially shool drop outs May continue their education and be paid while in school according to j. Wallace Gregg veterans service officer for Florence county. Gregg whose office is located n the North Wing of the courthouse has application onus for a variety of training programs some of which pay As Nuch As per month to Lual Ifird veterans for actual school costs such As books yes and supplies without on part time employment or other incomes. Courses designed for adult snowed under this harried commuter waiting for a late afternoon bus in Montreal was in for a Long wait. Tha seasons worst snowstorm in which an estimated ten inches fell on the City Street Long delays. Actually the com Muter was behind a Snow Bank and not buried As it appears. Disclosed spy activity to make unknowing aware misunderstood Odom juror says a juror who served panel which convicted former Florence county clerk of Couri Archie c. Odom of misconduct in office said Friday that he was either misunderstood or was unintentionally misled by the Bench on the charges against or. Edward r. Lamm 52, of qum by made the statement in open court just prior to judge Robert w. Hayes adjourning the one week term of general sessions court there was no official court record taken on the com ments facials on the but added that reporters might slant a Story one Way or according to court of Chicago a John m o Brien a former Soldier we says he spied on civilians of the said Friday he decided to disclose his activities be cause he wanted to make link knowing people aware of a men Ace that o Brien 26, said at a new conference the disclosure o my activities As a former intelligence agent is prompted by my personal concern As citizen of the United states Anc by my concern for constitutional protections guaranteed All peo pie in our among those whose activities he said he spied upon o Brien has listed sen. Adlai Stevenson Iii d-i11., former Illinois gov Otto Kerner now a Federal judge and the Rev. Jesse l Jackson head of operation breadbasket a Black rights organization. O Brien said he first made the information about his activities available in letters to. Sen. Sam Eryin d-., head of the Senate constitutional rights subcommittee president Nixon sen. Charles Percy r-i11., and newsmen. O Brien a former staff ser Geant with the 113th military intelligence group in Evanston a Chicago suburb was accompanied by a lawyer at the news conference in Chicago offices of de scrutiny of some considered to be right Wing he said. He listed the minutemen As one of these groups. The american Union. The lawyer civil liberties David Goldber Ger Acle staff counsel told newsmen that o Brien could not discuss classified materials be cause he respects the integrity of the government and be cause he s not interested in Vio lating any o Brien said he was proud to have served in the up to the Point at which he was or dered to engage in spying activities. While in the he said he carried out his orders but would sometimes question their Validity to his superiors afterwards. O Brien said that from june 1989 to june 1970, his last year of a five year stint he was engaged in intelligence activities in the Chicago area. O Brien would not use the Erm constant surveillance which he defined As meaning observation for a period of 48 Lotrus or longer but said he compiled information on seeded segments of the civilian population in Illinois. These he said were i Dividu ils and organizations adjudged by the intelligence corps o be subversive Radical n the s activities include Mest who has opposed neigh Rhood school integration efforts Henry Dezutter reporter ror the Chicago daily news and to members of the Northwest Ern University Law school faculty John Waltz Marcus. Santa left gift on Church roof although up on the roof top. Click Click Click. And Down Levels. The amount of benefits for a Serviceman depend upon the nature amount panel seeks workers with Back wages due education groups consists of through the Chimney conies St. Junior and High school is a seasonal theme studies upwards through College again this Christmas a local Church experienced finding something on a rooftop which the clergy do not consider part of the pre Christma. Preparations nor something left for St. Nick Florence Price noted Fri Day. About a.m., police received a Telephone Call from a Secretary at St. A n t h o n y s Catho in Church s Par Ochial school Itiat a suitcase has been the roof top of our length of service discharge and the classroom hours involved in the educational program. Servicemen interested in the educational benefits May obtain additional information from the a service office in the Florence county courthouse. The Atlanta office of the wage ind hour division of the u. S. Liepart Mcnol of labor has More than in Back wages for 51 South Carolina workers. If they can be located. Letters and checks to these workers have been returned by Post office and the business j pms Andrii the labor if Parimon s wage and hour office have been unable to locate Thorn. To claim his Back wages the worker must identify himself by mailing his social Security number and his present address to the wage and hour division v. S. Department of labor know 331, 1371 peach tree St. N e., Atlanta a. Letter should be written promptly As the Back wages must be claimed within a specified time period. Phillips Ineatha Margaret Richburg p y a 11 0 r ale e Richburg Alberta Scott and Juanita Simmons. Richard Clark Willie. Gresham and Phyllis m. Wingfield. Jackson Leroy Faber. Carleather Dover. Bloke player. Greenville r. L. Rosemary Osborne Willie Schwartz and Brenda Strickland. William d. Gordon. Hollis Goodwn and Walter h. Nines. Millee r u t h Porter. Myrtle Beach fab Donald workers and their last known Post offices arc Charleston Clatha Mae Aiken Ada Backmon Joseph Jbryant Lois Bray Don Burgess Larry ii. Burke Andrew j Yasier Florence g a d s Den Jon Meltc Goodwin Ada Grant k Athan Mckenly r c m e 11 Mcqueen Ada Miller a m. The Gedler. Jasper Jamison. Hock Hill r. D. Plyler. Sanford j. C. Bla Kelv. Charlese Butler Spencer Davis James m. Gandy Herbert l. Watson and Luther Williams. Willie Gene Broadus. Terry Gibson Dorthy l. Worth and Leroy Thumai Githie and Jack sink or. West Columbia George Slanwood. Deadline near for alien report the period within which aliens must report their addresses is almost at hand according to r. William Foley District director of the United states immigration and naturalization service. Foley said the month of january has been set for the address reporting period. All aliens in the United states with few exceptions must report their addresses to the government during this period he said. Urging All aliens to comply with reporting requirements As failure May Lead to serious problems Foloy said forms for making the reports will be available at Post offices and offices of immigration a n d naturalization service during january. Fount on detective a. L. Gainey retrieved the suitcase and took t to police Headquarters where t was being examined for fingerprints contents and possible identification of its no Forest fires reported in area no Forest or Field fires have been reported during the past three Days in the six county Florence forestry District but Forest rangers said Friday that conditions Are becoming conductive for pos Sib e fires during the weekend. A heavy rainfall on wednesday saturated most of the pee Dee area the forestry com Mission noted explaining that the moisture was considered the major Factor in curtailing Woodland and Field fires. However warmer weather winds and other factors have brought about surface dissipation of moisture and lower humidity readings since wednesday and Are again being issued indicating in creasing prospects for new put Breaks of costly Woodland fires. Counties in the Florence forestry District Are Darlington. Dillon Florence Horry Marion and Marlboro. Your Honor could i he said standing from his seat. The judge recognized him and Lamm said i am old enough and old fashioned enough to believe that the Flag stands for and his is indeed a Hall of Justice. I was a juror yesterday thursday in the Case of state Owens he explained later he meant to say i want to publicly make the statement hat i either misunderstood or unintentionally misted by he Bench on the charges against of. Odom. Therefore i voted guilty but of from the accusation that placed in the morning news i this Lamm said later he was not referring to a newspaper accusation but to the judge s sentence of a special condition that Odom make restitution of to the Carolina Power and Light co. He said the sentence the judge passed seemed to me was based on him Odom actually stealing the Money. That was not what we were voting on As i understood judge Hayes told the jurors that there would t be any reason to have a trial if you could try it in the newspapers. If you misunderstood my he said that s water under the later during the Day judge Hayes held what he described As an informal session in jigs Chambers with Odom and defense attorney Rogers w. Kirven. He instructed the press not to print what took place in he session since the Case is still Endang on an Appeal. However Kirven later told the Horning news that a motion for a new trial will be filed with the Tate supreme court on grounds if the juror s remarks in court. Odom filed his Appeal Bond of Early Friday along with written notice of his intentions o Appeal. The former clerk of court Tho served 14 years in the office before being unseated in Ames c. Boots Gregg diced on the of misconduct in office and felony of breach of Trust with fraudulent intent in october. The charges stemmed from a land condemnation suit by the Carolina Power and Light co. Against Gustov Gus h o f f m e be r Stewart and a Check from the breach of Trust charge was dropped by the state prior to the opening of the trial. Named in his statement Lamm Day As subjects of his Monitor ing also were Lucy Montgom a wealthy chicagoan who has contributed to Liberal causes Lawlor the a Rev. Francis x. Roman Catholic and Michael okays whiskers new Delhi a the in Navy has broken one of its after Lamm s open court oldest traditions it has allowed comments responded mistake in judge Hayes if i made a the explanation to its sailors to grow whiskers Ney Are Well groomed. The that will be reversed by the South Carolina supreme in reference to Lamm s com ment on the newspaper a judge Hayes said you Don to try a Case on what is in the newspaper 1 he praised the press As doing a fair thames Dike London vials have a City off i disclosed plans to raise the Banks of the thames River by 18 inches to prevent tidal floods from damaging ,1he underground railway system. A f Luther Hicks Luther Mixon Hicks 6 8 Jesse h. King Hartsville Jesse h. King 68, died at his residence retired Farmer of Pamplico afternoon Friday in a Florence Hospital funeral services Lawrence Anthony Dies Hartsville businessman after being in declining health or some time. Funeral services will be held at 3 Sunday in the Pamplico pentecostal holiness Church by the Rev. Charles Jeffcoat and the Rev. Rhett Ivard. Burial will be in Woodside cemetery at Pamplico. Or. Hicks was born Florence county and was a son of the late Thomas Walter and Sallie Miles Hicks. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Pearl Conyers Hicks o f Pamplico five daughters mrs. Gene Carnell of Florence mrs. Ray Eaddy of Scranton mrs. David Isgett of Camden mrs. Charles r. Gibbs and miss Rebecca Jean Hicks both of Pamplico seven sons Roy Hicks l. B. Hicks and Clarence Hicks Hicks All of Jamos Florence Alva Edward Hicks Tommy w. Hacks and Larry Hicks All of Pamplico one brother Curtis Mon Svile also and four Greal Hicks of Tim 2 grandchildren grandchildren. Funeral services will be con ducted sunday at 2 At the new Providence Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Church cemetery directed by Brown Pennington Atkins funeral Home. Or. King was born in Darlington county a son of the late i Sidney and Queen Douglas King. He was a member of the new Providence Baptist Church and until his retirement he was engaged in farming. Surviving Are his wife who before marriage was Sara Dix on one son Buck King of Hartsville six daughters mrs. Leroy Sanders mrs. J. W. Wilson both of Hartsville mrs. Paul Winburn mrs. I lie Boan mrs. Clarence Hall All of state Park mrs. Marian Kelly of Florence three Brothers Colon King of Patrick Gordon King Roy King both of Hartsil a and one sister mrs. R. G. Odom of Darlington. Curtis Lockamy Dillon Curtis Lockamy James d. Campbell Hartsville James d. Campbell 78, died in a Hartsville convalescence Home Early Friday morning. Funeral services will be conducted Sun Day at 4 At Wilkes Chapel methodist Church. Burial will be in the Church cemetery Pniler the direction of Brown Pennington Atkins funeral Home. Or. Camobell was born in Chesterfield county a son of the late Isaac 0. And Rebecca Alex Ander Campbell. He was a Mem Ber of Wilkes Chapel methodist Church and was farming and carpentry until his retirement. Surviving Are his wife who before marriage was Mary Julia Wikes three daughters mrs. Jacob Hall mrs. Lilian Gilbert Boih of Hartsville mrs. Molly Stafford of Chesterfield four Ross w. Campbell of Rock Hil John d. Campbell Issac Campbell Fred Campbell All of Hartsville one sister mrs. Minerva Gulledge of Charlotte . One step sister mrs. Dan Nie Graham of Cheraw. Friends May Call on the f Ami-140, of it. 3, Dillon died thurs by at his Home or. First ave. In Pamplico. The body will remain at Stoudenmire funeral Home Day afternoon in a local Hospital following a Long illness. J funeral services will be con i and will be placed in Rte Church ducted at 3 Saturday at Cottingham funeral Home by the Rev. D. E. Frye. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery. D v m surviving Are two sons Eddie n Lockamy and Randy Lockamy 77, died Friday in a Darlington one hour before the services. Bennie Knotts cantata slated a c Risemas cantata entitled when love came Down by Van Denman Thompson i l be Ireson Ted by the choir of he Thesda Presb Pierian Church Ingier direction Catherine Putnam with by i by h Luh it the o Gnu. The cantata will it ., sunday. The Public is invited. Hartsville Lawrence k. Anthony 64, general manager of Hartsville building Supply com Pany died Friday at Byerly Hospital. Or. Anthony was Bon in Atlanta ga., t oily Chi d Lamar and will e Lou Carter Anthony. He moved to Hartsville in 1918 and graduated from Hartsville High school and from the University of the South in Sewanee. He figured prominently in the building Rupp y Industry for Mon than 40 years and was of the Hartsville building Supply com Pany for the past several years. He was a Directo 1 of the Carolina lumber dealers association a Farmer Enior Artlen of s. Bartholomew s f. O i s c n n a Church and was a committee member of to Gadsden Home for children at York. He was a member of tie Hartsville Lotary club and a past director of the Hartsville chamber of Commerce. Funeral Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 3 Sunday in the Lamar pentecostal holiness Church by the Rev. D. W. Chavis the Rev. A. M. Cribb and the Rev. Frank Williams. Miss Hill Lockamy of Dillon Kathleen Lockamy of services at 3 At St. Saturday Bartho Crew s episcopal Church. The burial will take place at Magnolia game try and will be directed by Brown Pennington Atkins frn Cral Nome. He is survived by his wife mrs. Amelia Howard Anthony two sons. Lawrence k. Anthony and of burial directed by Belk King i funeral Home will be in Zion United methodist Church be or. Of Memphis tenn., Timothy h. Anthony Hartsville a daughter mrs. J. J. Lawton of and six grandchildren. The fairly that those i in a memorials i i in i Norial fund of St. B Arlo blow s episcopal Church or Gasden Nome for children at York. Or. Knotts was born in Darlington county a son of the late Darling and Delia Jackson Knotts of the Lamar area. Or. Knotts a retired Farmer was a member of Zion United methodist Church and was a member of the men s Bible Kathy Lockamy of Rock three Sisters miss Eva miss Hamer. And mrs. Beulah Jackson of Orlando Fla. Curtis Lucas Lamar funeral services for Curtis Lucas be con ducted at 2 Saturday in Sandy Grove United methodist Church by the Rev. Fulton Edwards. Burial directed by Jordan funeral Home will be in the Church cemetery. Or. Lucas formerly o f Lamar but More recently of new York died sunday of in class of the Lamar pentecostal i juries sustained in an Auto col it i. I Lipinn in Nau holiness Church. He is survived by his wife mrs. Eva Rogers Knotts of Lamar a daughter mrs. Van Carrie Summers of Lamar a brother Elisha Knotts if Lamar a sister mrs. Clarence Winc Ham of Lamar five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Vision in new Jersey. Support Sato Tokyo air Japan s Kyo do news service reported 36. Per cent of polled about a month after prime min ister Eisaku Sato was elected to an unprecedented fourth term supported the Sato government. Other s. C. Deaths mrs. Melissa Wannamaker Columbia a Janette Mickins Colum Bia r. M. Lowder Turbeville m. C. Nettles Neeses mrs. Manley Iriel Ruffin Rev. J. B. Morton my. Croatian mrs. Bessie Quick Cheraw r. L. Oates Rock Hill m. W. Herring Georgetown mrs. 0. F. Harrelson Myrtle Beach f. T. Altai an Conway j. A. Cumalander Little Mountain mis. Henry Bush Johnston mrs. Richard Abney Ridge Soring i mrs. Annie Drehr Colum Bia mrs. Lula Small Orangeburg w. F. Hammond Bethune 0. J. Smith Warrenville Glenn Outcen state Park Lewis Johnson Winnsboro c. It. Dopson Ruffin c. T. Olson Beaufort mrs. Frances s c y m o n r Cayce to. W. Hubble Columbia mrs. B. L. Youmans Colum Bia w. E. Foster Union rep. P. B. Brown Rock Hill M. Walker jr., Johnston

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