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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 5, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaThe weather Cloudy with showers today Clearing slightly colder tonight. Wednesday mostly fair. High today 62, Low 35. Details on Page 9. Published in the heart of the pee Dee richest farm area in the Palmetto state Reader s tip City basketball league officer elected Competition will begin monday in High school gym. See Story on Page 5. Vol 292 Florence s. C., tuesday morning january 5, 1954 5c sunday Loc weekly 35c no Boom and Ike tells nation jury indicts Carney rial Here thursday Raymond Carney s Dale destiny was set for thursday in general sessions court by judge Steve c. Griffith yesterday after the tall negro had been arraigned be fore solicitor ,1. Reuben Long on a charge of murder. A parked but quiet courtroom and a five minute look at Carney when was in and out by a cordon of police. Dressed in Wood Olive Nib Cir try was subdued and his replies to Long were Al most inaudible. was charged by Long with the Mir dry of h. B. Alien. 22. Of Latta. He also had of ii wanted for the slaying of belly Claire Cain 15. Of Parn Alico the couple allegedly were killed by Carney the night of dec. I. Appointed to Carney s defense by Griffith were Florence attorneys Rogers Kirven and t. Ken Neth sunnier Ford. Kirven accepted thu position without protest s imn Werford bucked judge Griff Ith when his name was announced. Lie said he had an office in Piliro and that lie was a Good Friend of Betty Claire Cain s father. The who was allegedly slain by . Or hot to take the Case would be most unwise As he already had formed an opinion and that he did not feel he could do Justice in Carney s defense. The second defense position was still in question last night. Officers have said Carney has confessed orally to the killing of. Both Allen and miss Cain near Parn Alico at the Bluff on the great pee Dee Hiver miss Cain s decapitated body was found first by officers after parents of the couple had reported them missing from a sunday night Date. Allen s body and the head of miss Cain later were uncovered in an abandoned Well. Carney was arrested dec. 19 after he was spot Ted and turned into officers by three Hunters near Johnson Villa. Since that time Carney has been held in custody at the state Penitentiary in Columbia. Other presentment although the arraignment of Carney held the spotlight the Day Long session was filled with other no and True Bills returned by the grand jury. Judge Griffith also gave sentences to seven men. Fred James was Given a total of six years on charges of House breaking larceny and receiving stolen goods. Six indictments were returned on James and judge Griffith save him a year on each charge. Other months sentences to Robert included Williams housebreaking three years to a Ron Cue for Highway robbery and larceny 18 months to Bernard Hickson for housebreaking Lar Ceny and receiving stolen goods six months to William j. Colbeth nine months to Levon dates and 18 months to Harvey Smith All on two counts of housebreaking Lar Ceny and receiving stolen goods. A no Bill was returned on David e. Weaver who had been charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. Not sentenced others on whom the grand jury returned True Bills but who were not sentenced were James English involuntary Man Slaughter and reckless homicide Lonnie Smith or. Clarence Willi-1 ams and Raymond Corney House breaking larceny and receiving stolen goods Leo Peterson alias Briggs two counts of housebreaking and larceny Ocie c. Matthews Dis posing of property under Lien Reamer Belin murder Edward Nelson housebreaking. Larceny and receiving stolen goods William James assault and Battery with intent to kill and Charlie Gainey non support. No clues found bag holding disappears in Bank Amarillo. Tex. Jan. 4 Money sack bulging with was taken from the Shell of h Tel it s Cage in the first National Bank no Amarillo today. Bank officials said the Bills in 8 White Money bag disappeared from a Cage near the rear dour of the Bank lobby. It was discovered to be missing about ., when guards of an armoured car service arrived a the Bank to take the shipment for the Federal Reserve Bank. No clues were reported tonight. Phi Sanderson Amarillo. Vault Teller discovered uie disappear Ance when mrs. Mary Ann ownes grocer Holdup Man in 20-Minure fight . Jan. 4 a a 5-1-year-old grocer drove a would be robber away near Here today after a bloody 20-minute Battle with bottles a Hammer a crowbar and a wrench the Greenville county office reported. The robber no Money. Llillian b. Baldwin was in fair j condition in general Hospital to night with multiple lacerations of the head and body. said the Man. Who a to be drunk entered the j store and bought a soft drink. Later he said. I m going to Rob and started tile fight by hitting i Baldwin Over the right Eye with the Buttle. A Teller s Cage picked up the sacks to give to the guards. San Derson said he had prepared three bags and put them in the Cage. There were Only two when life guards came. A Normal noon time crowd was in the Bank. After the bag was locked its doors and conducted investigation. All employees were questioned but it was reported they had nothing to say about any pos sible clues. Bishop will resume state planning Job Columbia Jan. 4 l. W. Ramp will return As director of tin1 state research planning and development boned Jan. 11. I Simp Rosit cd two months ago on a a nor of absence status and director s. Gable has Boi i director. I i hop s return was announced by the Board s directors said his resignation and Boon withdrawn and its acceptance by the Buunk had been rescinded. Meditations Alley pays 50 May fi6htscwtv ate i coup lick lot s 0v Mam so f Lester l Bates enters race for governorship Washington Jon. 4-the chief of the . Secret serv ice u. E. Baughmam and Henry j. Holtzclaw associate director of the Bureau of engraving display package of Dum my Bills discovered in a Bureau vault. Two such packages were found where there should have been in Bills. A wire photo two Dummy packages left democrats still Callina or for action Washington Jan. 4 ident Eisenhower s pledge of Admi nist Ratiram guarded Prosperity in Drew applause from republicans tonight while some democrats called for immediate action to head off a possible recession. Commenting on the president s nationwide radio to address. Son. Lyndon 13. Johnson of to chs the Senate democratic Leader declared it is very Good to know that the administration has adopted what has always been a Basic Fea Ture of democratic be Lief that our people need not suf Fer from a Boom and bust Amer Ica we shall study any specific proposal that May be made sen. Mundt red hailed the president s talk As a constructive courageous report to the peo ple charting a course action for 1954 firmly dedicated to two goals which americans will almost universally applaud peace and sen. Holland a Fla said it sounds like he Eisenhower committing himself to the welfare Siatt Ken. Sparkman a Ala said some segments of the Economy need help now not promises. Agri culture and Small business already Are in distress. Something needs of be done and done quickly to prevent things from getting beyond president raps gloom paddlers Washington Jan. 4 Eisenhower sol Only assured the american people tonight that every legitimate Means is being used to maintain the nation s pros Verity and will continue to be used As rut the president said he to Senate probes Complete quiz of code clerk Columbia Jan. 4 Ance executive Lester l. Bates today announced his candidacy Foi democratic nomination to the governorship this year. The native of Berkeley county 48, ran for governor four years ago and came in second to the in new Bills stolen from engraving Bureau Washington Jan. 4 daring thief stole in new s20 Bills from the Bureau of. Engraving and printing by switch ing two Dummy packages for the real thing officials discovered to Day. Was by far the biggest theft winning candidate James 1. I in the Bureau s Long Money Mak police seek boy missing from Latta by a staff correspondent Latta. Jan. Caro Lina state Highway patrolmen in pc been put on the Alert for a 15-year-old Latta youth missing since Early this morning. The youth Roderick Leo son of or. And ivies Wood Row Lee of Latta was last seen at m. Riding a i Tor Scooter to Ward Dillon. Roderick Dillon county sheriff Pete hog said we think maybe he trying to get to his grandmother n Arizona. The Scooter dark Green is nought to be that owned by Finklea son of or. And mrs. T. S. Finklea. Officers discovered it a. M. That the z s Christmas miss ing. The missing youth a Blue eyed Blond who stands 5 feet 4 inches tall is reportedly a Well mannered and scholarly student of the 10th Grade at Latta High school. But he was known More familiarly Over Latta As the town s paper he has delivered along with his father. Several daily news papa is Here since his parents who live on High Way Mil at the South cily limits said he arose at . To make his paper deliveries. He was seen at 6 a. M. At the Allen cafe. Numerous commuters reported they saw him on the Highway to Dillon Between and a. M. Hut his whereabouts have been unrecorded since then. His parents said he is wearing a leather jacket Blue Denim Trou Sers and new leather boots. Byrnes. He has been Active Public speaking work Ever since. Bates the eighth of 15 children of tenant farm parents has been working since he was 12. And is self educated. He got into insurance work at the age of 19. Formed his own firm Here in 193u with ing history and apparently occurred Over the Holiday weekend when Christmas wrapped packages were commonplace. The audacious switch was Dis covered today when a Bureau employee lifting a bundle Money detected the bogus packages. They were lighter than the Ordinary 8 its 1952 income amounted. To four million dollars its annual Pound bundles and contained Only report showed. I paper Cut to the size of Money. Henry j. Holtzclaw assistant i wit i the knowledge that i have of the people and problems of South Carolina and with my Back ground of experience As Farmer labourer businessman and Public official t believe that i am equip Ped to discharge the duties of the governor s office and to Render service to the people of the Bates said in a prepared press announcement of his candidacy. Bates has been Active in state and local Baptist Church work has been a member of City Council Here and has served As state chair Rector of the Bureau called a swill inventory which confirmed the loss. At first it was announced that the Bills had been taken from the Bureau ? giant foolproof vault. But later said the switch May have occurred Between the Money wrapping machines and the from hand delivery trucks. Holtzclaw said the thief will have a Tough time spending the 8.000 s20 Federal Reserve of new York Bank notes. They have consecutive series 1950a serial numbers which the secret service announced As follows one package ran from b9023g001a to other package 2001a to bn02-10000a the ran from b902b Holiday toll 433 317 die in traffic by the associated press accidental deaths during the new year s weekend reached Man for numerous drives such As for Illch a Holiday period those of the american cancer Werc ass than predicted and society the state heart Assn. And far below the toll for the three-1 sideling the this Means that 43 people Are alive today who would not be if the toll had reached our pre Lio Liday estimate. Tins is an 11 con per cent lower the crusade for Freedom. Bales said to is offering As an experienced businessman who fatality an. Day Christmas weekend. During the 78-hour period from Local time thursday to determined to minimize politics j Midnight sunday the toll was and inject sound business practices traffic 317 fires 40 miscellaneous into the management of our state accidents 76 total 433. Government. I the previous record for a three my and purpose will a jew year s weekend was 424, a non Holiday three Day weekend to put More business in Aulo accidents last year More than 4.000 lives could be saved in if Drivers keep up the record of the Joew year s holi the Holiday wet knew death toll was larger than the figures for ment and less government m Busi Auto Salesman found dead in car Coke Smith Dent sr., 47, of 707 East Tine st., was found dead in his ear Here yesterday Dent s ear was parked Al the Corner of Cedar and a in Rinor streets near the Middle of the Ruhl of Way. Or. John Claussen who accompanied investigating officers snid Dent had succumbed to a heart attack while driving. Dent wan an automobile sales Man set in 19w-50 and equated the Fol obtained by an associated press lowing year. The record for traffic lest Survey Early in december he said. Deaths for such a period set in i those were 310 traffic 311 ones and in his announcement Bates prom was 83 Mischel Aneo is fora total of sed Relief to our overburdened to do something about Stales which reported no fall alarming increase in of any were Nevada state s crime More Hampshire and South Dakota. Four secret service men wer assigned to the Case and the for and local were called ii neither Holtzclaw nor secret sen ice chief u. E. Baughcum offers any positive theory As to sex Natl How the Money was taken no would they say flatly that it a been removed from the building they suggested however tha the thief May have out wit the bundles of Money disguised a Christmas presents. At that urn Holzclaw said then was the usual Exchange of gifts am on search every package Carrie workers and h was impractical t away As is the practice during the rest of the year. Each supervisor is responsible for seeing that none of his work Eis steals any government property. Livery package taken out mus have a supervisor s Seal and signature. But this was not enforced during the holidays. However on the possibility tha the Money May still be in tin building a minute search a Hong Mado tonight of every Ron coi Vable hiding place. Both Holtzclaw and Baughman id it s possible the Money a have been mislaid through some mistake but they declared this unlikely. Another possibility which officials labelled improbable was that some disgruntled worker May have hidden the Money without any thought of trying to make off to promises to All. Nor in bribes i ii few nor in threats to in a nationwide television radio ilk. Eisenhower hit out at self a printed paddlers of gloom and Nom and said his administration not tolerate a born and ust dependent on War threats of War for Prosperity. In a report on what he described s past accomplishments of his and and a general look head at the 1954 legislative pro Jam Eisenhower said the real lies of in the world Ost of food clothing and shelter axes and income and savings and Obs schooling and of deep concern to his Nistra Ion. Eisenhower said that help is lie administration s key word Anc he key word if the program Lay before Congress thursday a Hon he delivers his annual state if the Union Mussa we do not mean monuments to Solly and intolerant bureaucrat the president said. We do not mean a timid in Vil ing Ness to act. We mean serv that is effective serv be that is prompt service that is single edly devoted to solving he after ticking off a a com poll Shronts with which he credited he administration in the past Yea the end of fighting in Kore one More. Lie said this was Thi came first Eisenhower added groundwork that has been Lair of sustaining the Basic Prosperity o our i he said give you this Assurance every legitimate Means Avail Able to the Federal government that can be used to sustain tha Prosperity is being used and w. Continue to be used As necessary. The president Topping off Busy Day of legislative conferences with his Cabinet and Kepul Hcan congressional Leader added this administration believe that we must not and need m tolerate a Boom and bust Ianeric we believe that America s Prospe Ity dons not and need not depend upon War or the preparation i sound planning and Enterprise the president Sai must be accompanied by Faith America s growth and Prog its a Faith which cannot be shake by self appointed paddlers gloom and Eisenhower did t spell out de tails of the program to is sub Milting to Congress. But he said he was confident it would meet with the approval of the people. Montreal Jan. 4 w the . Senate investigating team has ample cd its questioning of Igor ouzo no the former soviet code Lerk who turned informer on rus a s atom spies in 1945, it was announced tonight. The Canadian external affairs department in a statement issued n Ottawa said a secret meeting Vas held today and was presid Over by chief Justice James c. Mcruer of the High court of on Arlo. Thu announcement gave no in location where the meeting took face or of what Guzenko told he american investigators. Lab rate Security precautions had can taken to guard the secrecy of the meeting Andun sure Guzenko s anonymity. Chief Justice Mcruer presided at the request of the Canadian Jovern men. The United states was represented by u. S. Ambassador Douglas Stuart sen. William Jen tier chairman of the . Senate subcommittee on internal Security sen. Pat Mccarran s line As stay sub Civ Vvs can i Strw of b in c r a o d for Hoo indie at i Navy will Nautilus in i h Lor Ipei d and pus. And the ii make it a a combat vessel said. The atom up Weed Nautilus will be launched at Volon. Conn., Jan. 21. Since in customarily lakes about six months to Complete a vessel after it is launched Lac sub Marine May be ready to Start oper on final chocks by the atomic Kubiny commission next july. A Navy spokesman Jaid the Ami that Lac Nautilus Well May remain us tin Misti Utju d Tun months or More Ulm i a tit a tin if. N problems i has announced that for ust he Nautilus will Weiglin tons spokesman Wal Jyh Molt than to act t Long. Id will Speed Al More than 20 nautical Miles an hour. There have been unofficial Esti mates that the vessel May do considerably even 35 knots submerged. Fleet Type submarines such As those used in world War ii we Iii about tons arc about feel Long travel up to is knots. The Nantin refuelling and l it edit and a than Uny other when tit sulm Iai de a Sijo Kejuan .i.d. L conduct an Tion program. Then Shell in Atlantic Fleet Bat tin lie added thai equipped with Thi torpedo . And has m officers Are continuing their investigation of a break in at Mccain s tavern on the Marion High Way which netted several thieves least . The robbery took place Between 1 . And Daylight sunday. Furman Truluck. Deputy sheriff. Said the thieves broke in through a Side door and to Roll out the Pound Safe. Unsuccessful in that the door was too thieves opened the Ever features than corp Waldo in a Navy ship. The est types of diving hell and escape Hatch. And numbers of alarms and signal devices to pro vide immediate Noukeo of any Mal functioning. Front door and tumbled the Safe Down the Steps. Truluck said apparently the loaded the Safe on a Light truck. Officers found the Safe its door cracked open and most of the cur Henry missing a half mile away beside an Atlantic coast line rail Way track. Although the thieves turned the Safe upside Down to clean it they left behind approximately in currency which was in a Metal Box in one of the shelves. They also left behind a Check fur about 5250. Arthur Mccain owner of the Tav Ern said the thieves took about in currency and about s150 in Silver. Truluck. Who was aided in the investigation by Harry Miller of the Florence police department said the thieves left behind it the railway tracks two Sledge hammers two Crow bars two axes and two Spike Ham mers. Deputy Truluck theorized the robbery was committed by men who know the Vicinity Well. Lie said they knew what they were also. This automobile driven by Wilbur j. Mcdougal of route 2, Irjud to lock horns Wilh a Coble Dairy truck last night at Coit stroll and Cherokee Rood. The car come out limping second Best Wilh damage estimated at Driver of the truck Roy Hampton Rouch of Rose Hill apart meals. The Accident occurred Aboul Morning news photo error made in and on store closings the name of Tsirlina Allen was mistakenly left ont of a co operate Len advertisement in monday s Issue of thu morning Thclma Allen s shop is one of several shops taking part in wednesday afternoon closing schedule. The name of Hon Dukk son s dress Saliou was instr cd in the same by mis take. Thelma Allen s shop take no Nart in the program Elf Morlok son s is not

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