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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - February 1, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaThe weather fair and slightly warmer today and tonight. Tomorrow fair and mild. High today 60 Low tonight 35. Details on Page 2. Published in the heart of the pee Dee farm area in the Palmetto state Reader s tip in Case Yaj missed it this is National children s dental. Health Day. Brush up on the facts and floss on Page 10. Vol. 319 Florence s. C., monday morning february 1, 1954 daily 5c sunday Loc weekly Montreal Jem. 31-the shattered re Mains of a Canadian bus provided a fiery pyre for 15 persons this morning after it collided with a transport truck near three Rivers que., about 85 Miles East of Montreal. Ten others were injured in the crash with the bus towed to the morgue before most of the Vic Tims could be pried out. A wire photo Molotov s plan has diplomats in despair explosions kill 4 in Connecticut new Haven conn., Jan. 31 up touched off by leak n Gas killed four persons Here ear y today demolished one House and heavily damaged another. Seven persons three married couples and the daughter of one of hem were asleep in a three fam in House in a residential area when an explosion literally blew it apart at . It was not until1 More than eight hours later that firemen dug the ourth body out of the debris. The Hryce who escaped one married couple Berlin Jan. 31 v. M. Molotov was ready today with a plan for divided Germany s future which left Western Diplo Mats almost in despair. Judging from a preview of the plan Given last night by the soviet backed government. For a Peck at Molotov the Man see Page 5.________ the big three representatives doubted they would be Able to end the division of this shattered land by any agreement with the soviet Union in the foreseeable future. Molotov has promised to submit his plan to the american. British and French foreign ministers soon after they head into the and probably decisive of their conference tomorrow. The big four will meet for the first time in the russian sector of this divided City amid disturbing rumours that communists and anti communists might take to the streets in violent demonstrations to Jar the talks. A red committee for rebuilding East Berlin called on All citizens to take part in a reconstruction Day program wednesday to show communist newspapers claimed Western sabotage organizations the massive Granite Grey soviet embassy on Unter Den Linden where Hitler s legions used to March. The first week s sessions plan to incite riots in the soviet sector this week the ministers will assemble in were held in the Allied control authority building in the Ameri can sector and the third week s will be held there too. The communist plan is Russia ? answer to Western proposals Foi restoring Unity Independence and Freedom to Germany in a final peace. These proposals submitted Friday by Britain s Anthony Eden were immediately assailed by Molotov who demanded that a future All German government renounce economic political and military ties with the West. The East German regime clearly acting on Molotov s Down the communist terms for a German settlement last night. The plan would neutralize and isolate Germany. Ton of Light bulbs hangs High Over Heads of big 4 diplomats Berlin Jan. 31 the big four foreign ministers shift their conference to the soviet embassy tomorrow 1hey--will deliberate in a marbled Hall of mirrors that recalls the splendid of czarist Russia. Today the russians allowed a select group of the International press to sneak preview of the or Nate conference room. The Cham Ber is not quite As vast As the 80 by-40 foot Hall used in the Allied control authority building last week but it can soak up a Hundred people with ease. Five huge glistening mirrors cover the Walls. Overhead Are three ornate chandeliers an estimated ton of Light bulbs. Eighteen Pink Marble columns flank the room adding Luster to the Rich karelian Birch and Wal nut trimmings. Tho columns re semble the Pink Marble that was removed from Hitler s chancellors before the red army dynamited it in the closing Days of world War ii. Government piles butter m mountains with leap from Peak supports set Washington Jan. 31 i with mountains of butter now piled up under government Loans sen. Aiken a it predicted today that the level of government Price sup ports on it will drop. Aiken chairman of the agriculture committee and a longtime Friend of Dairy producers told ent Price support of about 67 cents a regulated Price used for govern a Pound to be Cut to 56 or 60 cents. I ment loan and support programs Secretary of agriculture Benson under existing Law will set the Crice support level effective april 1. About a year ago Benson continued for one year the 90 per cent of parity level that had operated reporter that he expected the pres during the korean War. Parity is Spanish Deal seen As bases prelude Washington Jan 31 last week Secretary of air Tal state and defense departments have told congressmen at a closed door session that they expect no problem about the use of Spanish bases in an emergency. But they said an agreement with Spain would be necessary first. Zambone s meditations by Alley Furt 60t Dat Ham to pact to Fuh Yaj Era a life or4 mid or till Ati ism no. N. I. Bot made it Plain that the United states would expect to use the bases in the event of War. Who s going to Stop he asked. Later he issued a formal statement that the United states would live up to its agreements with Spain. These provide that wartime use is subject to Mutual agreement the state department had no comment on Talbot s re Mark at the time. It appeared from a text published today that the same question had Arisen at an executive session of a House appropriations subcommittee on Jan. 7. Rep. Cederberg a Mich said i would like some clarification on our ability use the Csc bases in Lime of War. 1 think we ought to have a clarification from some body on that very item because 1 cannot see building these bases unless we have an ironclad agree ment thai we can use them in Case of the defense department with the stale department s approval subsequently submitted the follow ing statement to the subcommittee As the base agreement states the time and manner of any pos sible wartime use will be mutually agreed upon. From the discussions we have had on this Point we feel assured Ihal there would be no problem regarding effective use in Lime of emergency and that u. S. Interests in this regard arc fully in two Days of testimony before the Subco Muhler it was brought out Hinl the Navy expects to spend Solo 10 million dollars on seven insinuations Only one of which wins called a major development. Intended to give a product a stable purchasing value. Benson Aiken and most other lawmakers agree that the stocks of butter cheese and other Dairy products that have accumulated under government supports Are a major headache. I m certain that butter supports time for Compromise reached by Bricker treaty making plan and an 38-year-old girl amazingly suffered Only minor in uries. Twenty minutes after the first blast a second and less severe explosion door. Wrecked the House next a spokesman for the new Haven Gas co. Said there was a break in the main nearby. Fire marshal Eugene Mulligan said Gas leaked from this break into the basements of the two Homes and apparently was ignited by Oil burners in the furnaces. Those killed were Edward Brown 50, his wife Esther 47, Charles Epstein 62, and his wife Rose 50. Charles Goldfield. 30, and his wife Eunice 24, daughter of the Browns crashed from the third to the. First door without serious injury. Another daughter of the Browns Marlene 18, asleep on the first floor stumbled Dazely out o the wreckage How she did not know. Faces More changes Washington Jan. 31 Bricker a Ohio said tonight he would go along with a Compromise on his pro posed constitutional amendment on the president s trenly making Powers if the administration also would support it. The Compromise put into final1 form at a meeting of Republican and democratic leaders at the Cap Tal Friday now is under the scrutiny of president Eisenhower and experts in the state and Justice department. The president who has announced his unalterable opposition to the Bricker amendment in its original form is scheduled to give Lis answer on the Compromise to Republican congressional leaders at the regular weekly meeting at White House tomorrow morn no. Bricker who was reported yes erday to have agreed to accept he Compromise confirmed this to night on a nationwide Abc television show meet the however he stated that his agreement was the condition he administration will support it when presented in the Senate. The ohioan also declared he was satisfied that the Compromise will meet the Cardinal principles of his original proposal although he refused to divulge language of planters elect White Charleston s.c., Jan. 31 Julius a. White of new York was elected president today of the Carolina Plantation society an organization of Low country Planta Tion owners. Other officers include Charles h. Woodward of Philadelphia and or. Joseph j. Waring of Charleston vice presidents. Situation critical in Czechoslovakia Vienna Austria Jan. 31 icy winds from Russia plus critical shortages have brought partial paralysis to czechoslovak Industry and transport plus freezing Homes to millions of czechs Prague newspapers disclose. Official newspapers of the communist government in recent Days have appealed to the population to help relieve the critical Situ extreme cold and water Short Ages have Frozen up or crippled most of the nation s water driven electric these Are the Clark endorses setup in Korea Columbia Jan. 31 Gen. Mark Clark today endorsed pres t plan to with m t pan must so Down to 75 or 80 per cent rom Korea. Of parity Aiken said. A k retired army g even this lower level is not expected to solve uie problem of government held surpluses which now total 265 million pounds of butter. 260 million pounds of cheese and 425 million pounds of dried milk. Sen. Anderson a nil a for Mer Secretary of agriculture said a Large number of novel proposals Are under study for coping with tile situation. One suggestion is to give a Pound of government surplus free with each Pound bought at regular prices. Another is to have the govern ment buy the entire butter output and resell it at a loss so it could be retailed at about 45 cents a Pound. This is aimed at meeting the Competition of Ole Margarine. Sen. Holland a Fla told the Senate last week thai surplus but. General and former muted nations commander in the far East termed the pres ident s announcement that two divisions were being withdrawn a step in the right he spoke at ceremonies Rede i Cating the Myca building Here. Clark said the withdrawal would strike what he described As the plan to keep . Forces lied Down. He noted he was the first Amer ican commander Ever to sign an armistice without Victory when he signed the korean armistice. But it certainly was the thing to he said if we As a coun try lacked the determination to win a Lark president elect of the Citadel was introduced by gov. Uyi ies. Presiding was j. M. Blalock. Columbia publisher and president of the Myca which has just com Ter May wreck the whole system in intensive expansion and of farm Price supports. Modernization program. Main source of Industrial and do the substitute. It has been reported that the Compromise plan eliminates the so called which clause of the orig Inal Bricker amendment upon which the Eisenhower administration entered its objections. This clause would require that some treaties be implemented by the states to be effective. However Bricker insisted on the telecast that this clause was not the heart of this he said that he had offered previously 10 give up the which clause As it applied in certain situations and he said there were Many ways in which a Constitution amendment could be drafted to protect the rights of the states. He estimated that 150 drafts had been discussed in the Compromise talks involving himself the admin stration and Republican Senate readers Over a period of several weeks and commented that he lad written 25 drafts which would 3e satisfactory to him. Bricker said he had no idea of whether president Eisenhower would accept the latest Compromise plan taken to the White House Fri Day night by Senate majority Leacer Knowland however the ohioan said he was not Happy at being in the Posi Ion of fighting the first Adi Ninis ration of his own party to hold the White House in 20 years and said be would be Happy if the admin stration decided to support the Compromise plan. Asked about How Many of his in supporters had changed their iinds and decided to oppose his amendment he Siad that Only two and notified him of a change if position. He said he hoped All f his backers would get behind he Compromise proposal if it goes before the Senate. Originally Bricker had 64 spin ors of his amendment including Mystic Power. Letters from Czechoslovakia reaching Vienna have said thou Sands of families must sit in the dark or by Oil lamps because of an Effort by the red regime to reduce Power consumption. On top of a Power shortage Prague newspapers report a critical Lack of Coal. The siberian temperatures apparently have in creased the use of hard fuel and newspapers indicate miners Are not eager to work. This sunday special shifts were ordered in the mines. The Coal shortage the newspapers indicate also Means less fuel for Homes insufficient Coal for fac tories and a critical shortage for the nation s railways. The shortage for transportation is so great that on Jan. 29, Pas Senger traffic was sharply reduced again. It already has been Cut Sev eral times in recent months. Experts Here say the transportation crisis can be expected to have an effect on Industry that will add to the complications of the Power shortage. Communist newspapers have provided one answer to the apparent question of thousands of czechs How to keep warm. They issued a weekend Appeal everybody out to help unload the freight Farmers get 10 Points Clemson. Jan. 31 in the Clemson College Extension service and the state agricultural com Mittee has announced a 10-Poini South Carolina agricultural pro Gram for 1954. Emphasized Are balanced farm ing efficient crop production Grassland farming livestock Dairying and poultry forestry control of pests and diseases Intelli gent marketing family living Rural youth and Community improvement and an interest Public policies. No reunions thanks Mccormick Jan. 31 i Soma Cunningham. 88, of the leh Belh Section of Mccormick county reports she has 483 de Send ans. She and Ber late husband had 3 children of whom 11 Are living. He says she now has 170 grand children 200 great grandchildren closed shop Bill hits Assembly Columbia Jan. 31 the right to work Bill whose passage Lias been urged by . Byrnes the membership a condition of pm have the effect of ploy ment this would will get a Public hearing in general Assembly this week. Committees of the House and Senate will join in staging the Public airing of the Senate version of the Bill wednesday afternoon at 3 o clock. Tho joint hearing will be in the j j Senate chamber by the House labor Commerce and Industry committee and the Senate com Merce and manufactures commit tee. I an identical Bill by up. Harris of Anderson is in the hands of the House committee. Outlawing a closed shop whether Union or non Union. It presumably would not interfere with a Union shop a condition in which a Union represents All employees but not All employees belong to the Union. Such a Bill passed the House the close of world War the Basic Factor in the Bill is that it would make it unlawful to have Union membership or non 11, but never could get is iiau1. Apparently the the strategy of lid he rents of the Bill this time is to first get it through the Senate sixteen senators have joined in authoring the and several others have indicated their support its principal Senate opponent is sen. Lew a Olanco of York who contends it would weaken the ability of unions to organize. Byrnes appealed for its passage on the grounds that it is a piece of legislation and that it wit1 put South Carolina in a More favourable position to compete with other Southeastern states for new Industry. Senators and representatives from counties in lower South Carolina arc expected generally t support the Hill. Their Section has gotten less now Industry than Cen trial and upper South Carolina and Many feel the Bill would help to bring in now plants. Wallace and sen. Gressette of Calhoun a supporter of the Bill have debated matter on the floor of the Senate in discussions on whether Pic should be re called from the com Luce and 100 mention which opens tomorrow. Berlin Jan. 31-a resigned looking sentry standi guard alongside the bust of Premier Stalin where both will observed by big four foreign ministers on their Way in the russian embassy in East Berlin. Diplomats move to the Eastern sector to resume second week discussions of the conference. A wire photo Prospect Bright for Cotton Export boost says Young Atlanta Jan. 31 prospects Are Good for increased Cotton exports this year the president of the National Cotton Council said tonight. Harold a. Young of Little Hock said new markets in wearing apparel and household goods Are stimulating throughout the use of Cotton the world. Young is Here for the Council s two Day con Young who will become chair men of the Council s Board of directors at the close of the convention blamed foreign Competition for a slump in 1953 exports. He said the Industry must continue its efforts to give Cotton greater strength in competing for market.1 by lowering production costs while turning out product. Ike plans to end segregation in schools of armed forces Washington. Jan. 31 health education and welfare de defense department said tonight apartment to implement a directive that the Eisenhower administration i handed Down by president Eisen has worked out a plan that will Hower last March. Hannah made his disclosure upon returning from a trip to Michigan. Ulp Hobby. We thought we had worked this thing out pretty Well last Hannah said but we found it was to conduct some Neotia Hobby s Samuel new . Cam ment to Settle what would be Dona Oner education who works in states which have Laws forbid under Secretary of welfare Oveta a Jeff non segregated schools. Bring an end to segregated schools the nation s military posts by j returning irom a in neck Sarv to con sent 1 19i5 he said details of the plan were John b Hannah president of worked in conferences Wilh or. J tons Michigan state College and assist ant Secretary of defense said the plan was worked out with the Hollywood Jan. 31-open wide Dah Ling says Tallulah Bankhead right As she celebrates her birthday at a Porfy hero last night. Set to Riovo her cake to eat it Loo is actress Carol charming with actress Dolores Dorn caught in the Middle. Tallulah s Nover was revealed at the shindig. A Wir photo

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