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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 16, 1958, Florence, South CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy today and tonight. Little cooler tonight High 54. Low 34. Detail., Page Reader s tip legislative pm Riff and photo Art found a on Page 1-1. Daily 6c vol. Xxxiv no. 300 Florence s. C., thursday morning january 16, 1958 77 negroes will seek admission to us slug Allen students vow to enter in Spring term Columbia Jan. 15 w eleven Allen University negro students refused enrolment applications at the University of South Carolina today obtained forms else where and said they will seek admission to the All White institution. Upon rejection of our applications for admission for the Spring one of the group said we will take Legal Regis tration1 dates for the semester Are Jan. 27-28. We plan to see this thing he added. A majority of the 11 Are Edu cation majors. Four Are ministers in the african methodist Episco pal Church who Are taking additional College training. Two of the students said the group is seeking admission to the stale University because of the state withdrawal of teacher certification from Allen graduates and be cause we feel that segregation per be is the 11 visited the office of or. W. Mccall. Director of the examination and counselling Bureau. Mccall said he told them that according to the orders under which we operate i cannot exam Ine you and there is no purpose in supplying you with Applina the Allen students said their appearance on the Campus created Little attention. One of the group reported however that a us stud ont leaned out a window and shouted Here come the nig several hours after they left the Campus a Small group of students Hung a negro in effigy in front of Coker College. A member of the Allen group said the decision to seek applications today was none of the group permitted use of their names. We went Down there not As a he said but As individuals. We All feel that negroes have been ostracized by being kept out of the University and our cups Are just about to run Over. We will strive to gain our of he continued through Legal Means but we will see this thing several of the students were asked if they were aware of a state Law which requires the Clos ing of South Carolina state be. Kro College at Orangeburg in the event a court orders the admission of negroes to one of the state s White colleges or universities. We know about they said but it will not hold us we feel that the state is mor ally and legally obligated to pro vide educational facilities for its two members of the group who Are not education majors said they Are seeking admission to us because the state is provid ing inferior educational training for several of the students emphasized that their action is not connected with Allen University in and Way. This is strictly a student of the slate address How the slate Board of education had withdrawn approval of Allen for teacher train ing last september. The made it was re ported at the time because of James tones totals collected yesterday total to Date principals in Allen professor controversy Edwin Hoffman left and John g. Rideout Allen professor Troubl aired before legislature _ Columbia Jan. 15 w a controversy surrounding three professors at Allen University private negro school in Columbia was outlined before a joint session of the legislature today by South Carolina gov. Tip Merman. Timmerman told in his stale participation and in distributing literature and in the governor said Reading from an excerpt from the record at Allen. The three have been told their contracts will not be renewed after May 31. The Board of trustees met the presence of three processors i recently at Allen to consider Furth on the faculty. The names of two of them appear in the files of the House in american activities com Mittee. The teachers John g. Rideoux Edwin Hoffman arid for est Wiggins were not mentioned by name in the governor s address. Rideout and Hoffman Are while. Wiggins and Rideout Are mentioned in the House in Ameri can activities committee files. Timmerman read lengthy quotes on the background and activities of the three which he said came from a file in the Possession of Allen University officials. He said Allen officials noted that they had been when they first arrived in Columbia quite and in Active locally though they maintained old associations. Recently however especially since last fall them have begun projects and campaigns through classroom lectures forum or their Fate but took no action. Timmerman touched on the problem Small colleges have in finding faculty members with doctorates and said the Southern Assn. Of colleges and schools might do Well to re evaluate its require ments in the matter. All three in the controversy have doctorates. At present colleges accredited by the association must have instructors with doctorates or the equivalent to head a department. Timmerman also mentioned the american Assn. Of University professors and ils role in the Allen squabble. The association had sought information from the governor about the dispute but met with rebuke. Timmerman said the Organiza Tion claims to be an accrediting Agency but has More of the appearance of a political pressure inside markets finance 9-b is ormer Coroner us spy in sky satellite seen by Spring 59 Washington Jan. 15 i the air Force missile Boss says that by the Spring of next year this country could have a spy in the sky Salel Lile Able to Circle the Earth and return safely with photographs and other data. This estimate of . Capabilities was Given by maj. Gen. Ber air Force ballistic missile Divi Sion in much censored testimony released by the Senate prepared Ness subcommittee. This was but one of a variety of space age projects which the general discussed. Others included round trip flights to the Moon by Man and a satellite that would sit in one place with relation to the Schriever said that Only recently the air Force got approval to try to develop satellites for an advanced reconnaissance sys Joe Clarke Hurt by assailant Zambone s meditations by Alley Zeke Sas he quit drink Ltd but he. Of lev. 6ta.66e.p. Jes f Ura be Louca third professor Forest Wiggins pee Dee society women sports Heaters to 1-b 2, 3-b 6, 8-a 2-a weather facts.2-a heart group plans Independent Campaign by Jimmy Walker morning news City editor the newly organized Florence county heart Assn. Somewhat reluctantly voted a february Public fund drive this week because a National policy won t let in accept in United funds. The Money in the United fund is earmarked for heart Relief but will be ignored at least for the time being. By the association. The association policy is to avoid United funds. There was a big discussion about or. Myers Hicks presi Dent of the local chapter said last so heartily in favor of the United he said there was some thought of perhaps shunning the National heart Assn. In the future but pointed out that More Money comes into the state for heart work that is raised by South carolinians. We re going to have another discussion about it and perhaps Lake it up with the state Asso or. Hicks said. The local fund drive handled by National charitable agencies to pull out of United fund groups and butt they re big business he noted and think they can fare better individually than through a collective fund Campaign. United fund Headquarters in Florence said that heart Relief could receive if it would accepted. The South Carolina Alex b. Holden. Local insurance heart Assn. Accepted is boo from Man will rim during most of fell the in civil fund in 1956, but last diary. Or. Hicks said. Ear refused to submit a budget to expressed concern that a request. Night because most of us wore trend might he developing among however the United fund in eluded heart in the 1957 drive any Way. A first payment Check of was refused by the state group and asked the matter be closed. Heart Relief was again included in the 1958 fund drive and the share now stands at the accumulative figure. Or. Hicks and United fund spokesmen said the result of the trend toward individual drives will rest with the Public. Before United fund in Florence men could meet each other on the Street and compare notes on cards they were carrying for four Dif Ferent drives they said. Harmon runs for state s school Boss Lexington Jan. 15 w h. Odelle Harman Veteran Lexington coyly school superintendent to night announced his candidacy for state superintendent of education. The 51-year-old Harman will run against incumbent Jesse t. Ander son in he state democratic Pri Mary june 10. Anderson is completing his third four year term in the office. He and Harman Are the Only Candi dates to announce thus far. Harman said in his announcement that the people of South Carolina and of the nation recently have become increasingly concerned Over of pub Lic education. "1 Trust that the dissatisfaction will grow to such a extent that the people will demand a better kind and Quality of education for their children and at the same time will he willing to pay the Price Lor Harman said. Harman a native of Lexington and a graduate of the University of South Carolina said he favors an educational guidance program for school children continued school segregation increased teacher salaries and a vocational educational system to provide skilled labor for Industry. He also called for reassessment of some extra curricula school activities to prevent conflict with regular school work. Harman has been connected with Lexington county schools for 29 years and has been county school superintendent since 1939. Clarke treated for head injury by Dew James and John Kay morning news staff former Coroner Joe Clarke was knocked in the head by a masked intruder during an attempt Holdup As he stepped into the door of his Home last night on the old Timmonsville Highway. Clarke staggered to his feet recovered a pistol and fired at the intruder As he fled through the House. The former Coroner was treated for a forehead wound. Denult sheriff Ray Shupe quoted Clarke he was hit with a baseball Bat by one of two robbers about 9 . Clarke had just closed his store next door for the night and was taking the Day s receipts into the House. Clarke was also carrying a Pis Tol from the store and when his assailants ran through his House to the Back door he fired at them he said. Members of the sheriff s department discovered a Bullet Hole in the House apparently caused by Clarke s shot. The attempted robbery touched off a search of the area near Clarke s Home by the she Riff s department and slate High Way patrolman. Clarke bleeding heavily from the wound called the sheriff s depart Cal shortly after the assailants fled from the House. Area deaths Leland a. Morris . Mrs. James Trammel Effing Ham. William Galise Smith Mullins. Harry c. Capell Bishopville. Mrs. Earlc c. Coltman Loris. Roderick Elliott. Suni Marlon. Carson Briab. Timmonsville. Mrs. Lou Turner Loris. I Lails. Page 2-a. Bloodhounds were also called out but a Deputy reported that the dogs trailed the hoodlums to a Straw Thicket and were unable to Trail out again. Deputy Shupe discovered an unloaded .32 Caliper pistol and a Knite apparently dropped by one of the men approximately 35 feet from the Back door of the Clarke Home. Interviewed last night after being dismissed from the hos this gun used held by Dep. Shupe Clarke said he was carrying a pistol on top of the Cash Box. When he unlocked the door he said he was struck on the head with the Bat. The assailant struck him several times on his hands he said. Clarke s forehead wound required several stitches. Clarke reported that a Young boy who helps him around the pita Clarke described his assail-1 store was behind him carrying ant As a Small Man about 20 groceries. Clarke lives alone. He years old and wearing a Cap and mask. Thought he saw a second Man in the House. Land dispute Case party acts As her own lawyer a Little Gray haired woman from Salem Crossroads showed up in court Here yesterday to fight a land dispute Case with out a lawyer. At the end of the Day judge j. Henry Johnson vowed that never again in his court would he allow parties to a land Dis Pute to come into his court with out lawyers. He also advised jury men to bring their safety razors with them today apparently indicating that a Long trial is expected. Representing herself. Mrs. Hence n. Pos Lon called wit Nesses to testify in her Case against her sister in Law m r s. Mary Dohson Poston. The disputed land lies Between property owned by the two women near Salem Crossroads. According to witnesses testifying yesterday three surveys of the disputed line have failed to gain approval of the two women. In other court action a verdict for the plaintiff was granted in the Case of Gladys a. Mclaughlin versus l. K. Gibson. The plaintiff contended that an Auto Nobile Accident on e. Palmetto St. Here in which the defendant s car collided with her a resulted in a series of headaches and doctor Bills. Attorneys for the plaintiff wore june Yarborough and Hugh will Cox. Representing the defendant were Emil Cannon and Mitchell Palles. In Rose Hill despite quarantine footloose and free those canines and their owners continued to ignore the county health department quarantine on animals in the Rose Hill Section yesterday repeated caution that rabies is spreading. Staff photographer torn Kirkland Rook these pictures in 20 minutes of driving around Santiago Parker drive Mccown drive and Woodland drive. He sighted none in a clone Heights. Mean while sanitarian Bobby Lynch is alarmed it the Lack of co operation by some pet owners in the South and West sections around Florence. There in pc been two or three Rabid dogs Oul there and we know they be other dogs. We re expect ing plenty of he said. The health department suf Fering from Lack of any place to impound the strays must de dogs in the area leaves Hie health department feeling family is a he stressed. There is no cure Lor Robit Pend on their owners obeying the Law. Lynch said that the in Al human. Death is certain. Besides county will enforce the quarantine Low against the owners shots arc serious painful and Lomo time but does t wont to kill anyone s dog. If somebody gets rabies they la Start he snid. This free running of cause cd Ticic reactions

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