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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 29, 1970, Florence, South Carolina2-a tuesday 1ww Junr Nett staff photo by Sonny Smith s. Congressmen in front of new Dillon armory from left Repi. W. J. B. Dorn the late Mendel Rivers John l. Mcmillan flags Fly at half staff Tor Rivers continued from Page the Secretary appeared in the 6t the Charleston Man with whom Rivers several years ago he became a favorite in the differences and along with his Friend appearances with his cuts dedication of a Meta Robert was usually Good news Plant in Marion county. Rivers rites continued from Page worker routinely special election probably in the atomic bomb Early in his office before 7 . Spring to fill the Cong res korean War if the seat left vacant by Riv did t pull Back. During death leaves voids both death. Dent John f. Kennedy s House. Rep. Philip j. Office said monday is ration he urged an d-mass., is first in line outgoing chief executive of chairmanship but schedule the special elec on Vietnam he recently Defeated in the instead of leaving it up to i think we should get it so would be gov. John West who with As fast As for a few remaining office Jan. 19th. Rivers was proud of his the 91st was born sept. 28, tation As a Friend of the i. Seniority system and spent his childhood name is on hundreds of Edward Hebert d-la., Early adulthood in the benefiting servicemen be the committee s area. He passed the their in the next Carolina bar examination his detractors said succeed Rivers As 1932 and served in the state drank too much and from 1933 to 1936. Him As a Junke Teer. But he in South Carolina went to Washington As a also known and admired As Mcnair said he will attorney in the Justice and was elected to two prisoners in 1940. He is survived by the widow mrs. Margaret Middleton Riv from county jail one son Lucius Mende jr., of Washington and two daughters mrs. Robert g. Eastman of Bloomington del., two prisoners escaped county prison miss Mois Marion Rivers the Florence county jail James Elmore los Angeles. walk info out was being held in services will be con with the shooting at Grace Episcopa visit Flag hours posing a s visitors 3esvin? while of a Kingsburg in Charleston. November. Since jigs Nixon will not at Jailer on duty was Busy using the Telephone and radio had been lodged in the the funeral services by it was reported in defense Secretary Points police alarms r. Laird a former House the two prisoners were dispatched to Law of Rivers to head an identified As Charlie agencies in efforts delegation. Other 22, who Wes being held for the escapees of the group will be previous escape charge to official later. Army continuing of it. Bragg during the program it was revealed that Rivers had played a key role in Landing the Plant in Marion county although it is not in his District. Rivers who supported Eisenhower in the 1952 election and later regretted it made a Public apology for that one mistake at one of the Dillon meetings and guaranteed the crowd that no Republican was Worth a vote. Rumours had it in 1968, though that Rivers was quietly backing George Wallce for president on a third party ticket at one Johnny Mac Day dinner in Dillon Rivers took the speaker s stand looked around the old Dillon Armony and said i just Don t like this building. I m going to get you a new his word was Good. At the 1970 Johnny Mac Rivers Brand new in the last stages of construction. He reminded the audience he lad made Good on his Promise jut turned and ordered a a Lona guard Bureau colonel Rorn Washington that had come along for the dedication to forget it. We re not going to dedicate this building tonight. It in t the colonel forgot it. Rivers promised he would 4-Day festival of Faith opens a four Day Holiday festival of cures Are still the same. Faith opened monday night with or. Carruth said the revival m the new world singers a group Florence this week can be sum of collegians who Tell the love of med up in one word god in song performing before a capacity crowd at the first Baptist Church. The new world singers along with or. Thomas a. Carruth who he said the most tonight completely knows his own needs. And the Man Here who is closest intelligent Man is the one who Here most is to _ spiritual life at Asbury theological Seminary at Wilmore ky., presented an hour and a half of inspirational message. The group and or. Carruth will make three More appearances in Florence. Sponsor his need for de by group singers Henley an interdenominational the program will be presented at . Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church wednesday at Central United methodist Church and thursday at first presbyterian Church. The new world singers will perform also at Mcclenaghan High school at 3 . Tuesday and at main Street Church in Dillon at 3 . Wednesday. Dressed in modish suits the Finis Fator Bob Jane Henley presented their Folk style renditions of a number of religious related songs. Henley told his audience that god is a deity of unconditional and not a celestial tyrant. He said that the nation s people Are living in a world that really is searching for peace and love and for us there s Only one Way to get to know this Man or. Carruth added to Henley s remarks and song that love will lift you to Christ if Only you Start smiling. Something to happen to Flag lowered at Florence Federal building Elliott Smith hauls Down one of Many flags in state wreck fatal to woman Darlington a Kershaw county woman died monday afternoon in a Hartsville Hospital of injuries sustained earlier in the Day in an Auto truck collision at Flynn crossing Halfway Between Darlington and Hartsville on Highway 151. Or. Ned p. Hobbs Darlington county victim Coroner identified the As mrs. Emma Lee Jackson 52, of it. 2, Camden. She was a passenger in an Auto driven by a daughter mrs. Alice Jackson Baker also of Camden according to Highway Palm. E. L. Sawyer. Mrs. Baker also in juried was hospitalized in by where her condition was termed the Coroner said the Auto in which the two women were Riding was involved in the intersection collision with a truck driven by Stephen Larrimore of Conway. Coroner Hobbs said an inquest will be held pending further investigation. The collision occurred about . And mrs. Jackson the wife of Bennie Robert Jackson of Camden died new is going to nip. A he said explaining that the sins about 2 ., some five hours of people Are the same and the after the Accident. Spoke in Dillon s armory that was return to Dillon for the Dedica Ion after the building was competed but the dedication has lot yet been held. It was the Only Promise he Mads in Dillon he could t weep. Washington a army Green Beret doctor officials Are continuing their investigation into the murders of an army doctor s wife and his two daughters and Are looking into a complaint How five senior officers earlier probe. The doctor conducted an capt. Jeffrey Macdonald was cleared of murder charges in the deaths of his wife and two daughters. This action Pentagon sources said grows out of letters sent by Macdonald s father in Law Alfred g. Kassab of Stony Brook n.y., to congressmen and Pentagon officials com f planning about the conduct of f army proceedings against Mac Donald. Murder charges against the t space Man wins Mcaa award Kansas City a Chris Gopher c. Kraft jr., Deputy director of die manned spacecraft Center at Houston is the 1971 Winner of the National collegiate athletic association s an Nual Theodore Roosevelt award. Walter Byers Mcaa executive director said Kraft will receive the award during the Mcaa convention at Houston Jan. 12. The Teddy award Mcaa s highest Honor to a Layman is presented each year to a prominent american for whom competitive athletics in College and attention to physical Well being thereafter have been important factors in a distinguished career of National significance and Byers said Kraft was chosen by a Board of citizens and educators because of his under graduate athletic prominence at Virginia polytechnic Institute land his accomplishments since aeronautical engineering. T Vij it Cal Ujj club by c 1 g dropped last october me Uii Alclo la Willcu done their duties properly and f grounds of insufficient acted in such a shameful s in a decision by maj. Gen. Capt. Macdonald would never have been charged Ward m. Flanagan the crimes and an Effort i ing general of the John f. Have been made to a Nedy Center for military the real murderers Tance at it. Bragg Are still at Large because Flanagan was one of the the actions and or inaction of officers named by Kassab. 5 was maj. Gen. Kenneth j. Flanagan and Hod son army judge Kassab aimed his charges col. Robert Kriwanek for in a letter to r. Provost marshal of the Ster Deputy army airborne corps col. Dan counsel that was distributed Lenon staff judge advocate news Media Kassab said the corps and col. Francis Kane jr., commander of the those who serve under special forces group All a Flag must have the same Bragg. Section As All other about the situation the namely that of a just and said Only that its in table hearing and the Agency is Eval alienable right to Public the current ongoing ing against a Public of the Macdonald Kassab also time bomb is in recruiting College Park a. For the army and air a time bomb exploded in building housing army and said the bomb appear Force recruiting offices was set to go off at noon Day injuring the building s Grier picked it up at about c to Dian who found the bomb in time. paper bag in a condition at a Hospital reported minor damage mostly witness said it sounded window a double barrel Shotgun y As police investigated the you know bang i Losion an Anonymous t phone caller told an theorized the bomb t army recruiting station you Are of two Sticks of Dyna Mitzi r Charleston Man killed in shooting Lamair a Charleston Man visiting relatives Here during the Jiris Mas holidays has died of gunshot wound sustained Dur no a saturday night shooting in. Ned p. Hobbs Coroner of Arlington county reported j monday. Or. Hobbs identified the Vic Tim As Eddie Cooper 38, of Charleston. He said Cooper died sunday morning in a Florence Hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound saturday night about 11 . As a by Stander in a Lamar area nightspot known As Jesse Segars place. According to the Coroner Cooper was at the night spot with friends when an argument started Between two other men one of whom Drew a .22 calibre pistol and fired it at the other Man. Or. Hobbs said the would be victim dodged the shot an Cooper was wounded. Or. Hobbs said a 74-year-ol Man is being held in the Darlington county jail on a Murde charge pending an quest. Assisting the Coroner in the investigation were Lamar police and Deputy sheriff Ken Parnell an inquest or. Hobbs said is scheduled for ., Jan. 5 1971, in the Darlington count courthouse. J. Davis Darlington j. Davis 56, of Darlington died late Sun Day night in a local Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 3 . Tuesday in Darlington pentecostal holiness Church sailers Deese. By the and the burial Rev. Charles Rev. Vernon directed b y Kistler funeral Home will be in Magnolia cemetery. Or. Davis a truck Driver of Branch truck Greensboro n. Lines co. C., retired of 1958 after 30 years with the trucking company and returned to Darlington in 1968 to make his Home. He is survived by his parents Kenneth Alvin and Eva Hilt Davis both of Darlington his wife mrs. Meres Hatchell Davis of Darlington two daughters mrs. Eva Lou Lane o f Greensboro n. C., and mrs. Marion Leaird of Charlotte n. 1 a brother. Carl l. Davis of Darlington five Sisters mrs. Plyler mrs. Claudia four mrs. Carrie Boyd Kingstree mrs. Carrie Alberta Boyd 84, died sunday night in Williamsburg county memorial Hospital after period of declining health. Funeral services will be con ducted at 3 . Tuesday in it. Vernon methodist Church by the Rev. Norman e. Knight. Burial will be in the Church cemetery directed by Williamsburg funeral Home. Mrs. Owens was born in Williamsburg county a daughter of the late James s. Terry and Sarah Ann Mccants Terry. She was a member of it. Vernon methodist Church. Surviving Are her husband Robert b. Boyd a daughter by a previous marriage mrs. Margaret Patterson of Charleston a son by a previous marriage Robbie j. Brown of Charleston a sister mrs. W. H. Kennedy of Atlanta a. Two Brothers j. E. Terry of Sumter and l. E. Terry of Florence two grandchildren and three great grandchildren. John Lee Folk Marion John Lee Folk 70, Odom mrs. Tho James and mrs. Jerry Morris All of Darl died monday in a local Hospital mrs Rouse of aftera brie illness funeral services will be con youths arrested three arrested youngsters monday by were Florence the Spring evacuated while recruiting Street in station on Grier crawled from the build Atlanta police was ing his clothing in shreds. He and suffered numerous cuts and demolition experts hunted for a powder Burns besides stomach bomb. Injuries from pieces of the sex Luther Grier 49, was injury cart Plosive device authorities said when he picked up the paper Fri agents were called to As bag containing the bomb in a Sist in the inc ligation. Mem hallway in the Atlanta Federal bars of a bomb demolition savings and loan association squad from Mcpherson building in College Park. The combed through shattered building houses recruiting of Glass searching for clues. Police detectives who have charged the children with two counts of housebreaking and Arceny. The youngsters their names withheld under provisions of the Youthful offenders act were worked at the police station and Hen released to the custody of heir parents pending a hearing cd mesday morning in family Urt. Police records list the children As two boys Ages nine and 10, As Well As a 12-year-old girl detective l t. Gene Lessmeister and detective a. L. Gainey the investigating officers said the Are accused of three children breaking into Richburg s Auto elective shop on two occasions Ana stealing such items As postage Stamps and Petty Cash from the office Inston and Myrtle Columbia and grandchildren. Mrs. Addie Tanner Hemingway Funera services for mrs Addie Altman Tanner of it. 4. Hemingway vill be conducted at 11 tuesday at Midway Baptist Church by the Rev. Wilbur Creech and the Rev. Steve Hora burial will be in baddy Ford cemetery at Vox directed by Morris funeral Home. Mrs. Tanner widow of Willie Edward Tanner died sunday after a Long illness. Pallbearers will be c. G. Springs Kenneth Hanna h. M. Prosser Lauren Tanner Edrick Greer and Grady Thompson. Mrs. Tanner was born in Midway a daughter of the late Dotson and Martha Altman. She was a member of Midway Bap is Church. Surviving Are four sons 01 Ingmon Tanner of Hemingway Willie Joe Tanner of Johnson Ville w. A. Tanner of monks Orner and Cleland Tanner of Corpus Christi Tex. Two daughters mrs. Jackson Howell if Charleston Heights and mrs. Lack Weatherford of Lake City Foster daughter mrs. Frances Lorna of Hubert n. 22 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Edward f. Kelly Hartsville Edward f. Elly died monday in a Charleston Hospital after a Long iness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown " Ennington Atkins funeral lome. I ducted at 3 . Tuesday in the first Baptist Church. Burial directed by Bullard funeral c. H. Johnson Darlington c. H. Whaley Johnson 70. Of Rome ga., and formerly of Darlington died monday in a Rome ga., Hospital after a Long illness. Funeral services will be can ducted at 10 wednesday in Stevens Davenport funeral Home in Rome a. Burial services will be conducted at 11 . Thursday in Grove Hill cemetery in Darlington by Kistler funeral Home. Masonic rites will be conducted by St. David s Lodge no. 72, . Or. Johnson was born North Carolina a son of the late Henry and Georgia Johnson. For a number of years he was a South Carolina 1 a w enforcement officer later moving to St. To fla., to become chief of police. Later he moved to Rome a and was associated with the Georgia Kraft corp. He was a member of the Rome United methodist Church the american legion and Mackey Lodge no. 152, . The owner of the Coosa corp. And Johnson pulpwood co., both located in Rome ga., handheld Large Timberland interests in Georgia and Alabama. He is survived by his wife Mary b. Strawbridge stepdaughters mrs. Marian b. Merritt of Boise Idaho and mrs. Susan e. Gaston of Rome a. And three Sisters mrs. Julian White of w. A. Brunson Iii William Alexander Brunson Iii 63, died monday afternoon in Valhalla n. Y., after a Long illness. He was associated with the Baltimore evening Sun. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Waters funeral Home. Or. Brunson was born in Charleston a son of the late Mason c. And Julia Mccallman Brunson of Florence and Covesville. Surviving Are a sister mrs. Walter r. David of Kingstree and a brother Mason c. Brunson of Baltimore my. J. Raymond Hyer funeral services for James Raymond Hyer will be con ducted at 3 . Tuesday in Waters funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. E. Paul Mcwhirter. Burial will be in mount Hope cemetery. Pallbearers will be Julius Murray Gene Lessmeister Harold Edmonds Harold j. Creel Frank Warr Dwight a. Jenkinson jr., mayor David h. Mcleod and James c. Wall. Honorary bearers will be Archie c. Odom w. Thornton Canada. Curtis Matthews or. Myers h. Hicks or. Harry s. Home will be in Devotion i Greenwood mrs. Myrtle j. Jef gardens cemetery. Or. Folk Bamberg a was born son of the late Willie h. And Ella Hughes Folk a retired Fanner he was a member of the first Baptis Church. He is survived by his wife mrs. Marie Mcmillan Folk a son Daniel Folk of sum Merville three daughters mrs Johnnie f. Bullard of Marion mrs. Naomi f. Martin o Charleston and mrs. I. Ernestin f. Hook of Yorktown a. Three mothers h. 0. Folk and Monroe Folk both of Ehrardt ant Leland Folk of Denmark Anc to Sisters mrs. Billie of Penwell of Takoma Park my. And miss Betty Folk of Marion. Other s. Deaths g. W. Mcamish sr., Green Wood. Mrs. G. T. Capps Conway j. P. Weetz Columbia mrs. E. D. Carpenter Aiken j. Mccutchen sr., Bishopville mrs. A. W. Baric Bishop Villa w. Grey Spartanburg mrs. J. R. Peters sr., Brun son. Mrs. I. W. Grooms Spring Field c. M. West Union mrs. L. W. Goodman sum Tor mrs. L. G. Blackwell sr., Camden j. A. Nogueras Columbia Howard Hopkins Eastover mrs. U. J. Norren Columbia 0. Ii. Hudson Charleston w. T. O quran Island Lon j Fords of Darlington and mrs. Douglas g. Dwayer of Silver Springs my. Allen t. H. Blackie Whisenhut or. Houck Ray c. Eason Frank Cain and Earl 3oatwright. Or. Hyer manager o f pastime billiards died at his residence after a Long illness. Large area funeral Chapel whenever needed we Are prepared to answer your Call 24 hours a Day. We realize that Bereave ment can occur at any hour of the Day or night and we Are intent Upo n providing competent assistance the moment it is needed. 300 South Dargan Street distinctive in finer service phone 662-5.251

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