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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 24, 1958, Florence, South CarolinaWeather Rainy today becoming rather Windy this afternoon. Rain end ing tonight. High 45. Low to night 34. Details Page 2. Reader s tip South Carolina s input trial potential is outlined in tilt second half of address made by Robert sounders. Page 5. Vol. 308 Florence a. C., Friday morning january 24, 1958 daily 5c sunday Loc James w. Cole gestures at Home Marion Kukic Leader posts Bond Cole May attend hew klan rally Marion Jan. 23 w Tho Rev. James Cole North Carolina klan Leader who is under indictment in Robeson county n. C., for inciting a riot was assured today he no longer is a fugitive. Superior court solicitor Maurice Braswell told newsmen the dark haired slender Cole was free to go anywhere he pleases after he posted Bond on the riot charges yesterday. Cole had said earlier today he planned to remain in South Caro Lina until gov. George Bell Tim Merman or. Acted on a North car Olina extradition request. He said this probably would prevent his attending a scheduled klan rally Mance county to Check with agents on plans for policing the rally if it is held. Anderson said he will announce his plans tomorrow adding that the ski will be Alert to prevent any outbreak of violence similar to that which occurred at Maxton. Cule told reporters he hoped klansmen would t carry firearms to the Burlington rally. The minis Ter has defended their right to go armed however saying at Burlington ., saturday guarantees the right night. To Bear informed of Braswell s state ment Cole said he would talk to his lawyer tomorrow. If it s True i m no longer considered a fugitive from North car Olina i definitely will attend the Burlington rally. But i la talk to my lawyer before crossing the state he said. Cole is charged with inciting a riot As a result of the Maxton klan rally. Infuriated Lumbre e indians shot up the rally after re ports Laumen intended to warn the indians against mixing with Whites. Earlier Cole Nad said he will fight extradition and that gov. Timmrman would hold an extradition hearing at the governor s convenience. Cole said if Timmerman Grants the extradition he will go to Len Berton and Post the Bond there. Braswell told newsmen not a fugitive Cole is not a fugitive from North Carolina. He has posted Bond in South Carolina to cover the indictment returned by the grand jury Here. He is free to go wherever he pleases including North Carolina. The Bond he posted guarantees his return Here subject to Grant ing of extradition for trial in our courts Jan. Braswell said. The minute Cole posted Bond he no longer was a fugitive Braswell added. Coif said if Timmerman Grants extradition he will go to lumber ton and Post Bond. But if he decides not to turn me Over or if he has t held the then i won t in in Burlington saturday the 33-year-old bearded klan loader said be refused to go to lumber Lon to Post Bond on the riot charge because Robeson county sheriff Malcolm Mcleod Avo Len l guarantee his Protection. As i told the sheriff my life has been threatened if i return to Robeson county. He said he would protect me if t were in custody. Bui if i made a Volunteer appearance to Post Bond i would t be in his custody coming or going. He said he could t offer me Protection unless 1 were in Meleod said however he offered to meet Cole at tin1 South Carolina Border and return him there last tuesday when Mcleod had ordered Cole to appear and Bond by 12 o clock noon. Colo said some klan leaders from Alamance county would come to ills Home Here to set the place for the saturday night rally. He discounted reports to burling ton that klan leaders planned to cancel the rally in View of the trouble at Marlon. Meanwhile Walter Anderson director of the North Carolina by rpm of investigation went to Aln James Garlin Martin a klans Man from Reidsville Was convicted wednesday at Maxton o carrying a concealed weapon at the rally there. Martin said the klansmen had been told several weeks ago they should carry to All rallies because Vit makes Yogi look stronger in the eyes of the Braswell said that if extradition is cleared Cole will be tried in Robeson Superior court next wednesday. Area deaths mrs. Eur Wienc Douglas f1 n r Cnoc. Marlboro Hanger bennets Villa. Marshall Waddill Cheraw. W. Henry Suggs Darlington. Margaret Pagan Hirst Harts Ville. Wallic b. Creel Hannah. Mrs. Floyd Johnson Williston. Lester j. Holmes Ocean drive. Peed missiles shake up Pentagon senators urge Johnson group lists 17 ways Washington Jan. 23 ways to strengthen the nation s defences against Russia were marked out today by a Senate committee which declared we Are engaged in a race for the recommendation 11 couched in the broadest terms included a seeded up missile pro ram and reorganization of the defense department. They came from the Senate pre redness subcommittee which As spent More than 100 Days in hiring into the u. S. Defense Situ Tion in the Light of recent russian military scientific successes. Chairman Johnson a tax said be testimony by leading u. S. Scientists and was lat the soviet Union now leads n the development of ballistic missiles and in numbers of sub marines which can attack this country with nuclear weapons. The soviet Union is rapidly Osing the Gap in manned air Ower and at present rates will surpass this country in a compar ively Short Johnson s roup reported. The subcommittee in a report approved by All its seven Mem ers did not attempt to place the for any american lag in of cases. Looking ahead rather an behind it said there is nothing in the record indicate that America has lost s vitality or capability to pro uce in time whatever we need to Etain our present Power to strike devastating blows blows of Al lost Tola destruction against any aggressor. The facts which we have been a castigating Are the facts of the Ture and while the future is very Ose extremely close it is ill under our Here Are the senators 17 recon a nations 1. Modernize and strengthen the Ratesic air command. 2. Step up the dispersal of strategic air command bases. 3. Put More Effort into devel ing antimissile missiles. A. Improve our Early warning Stem for manned aircraft and a Elerath the development of an Ray warning detection system r ballistic missiles. 5. Modernize and strengthen couple leave court happily a Young Johnsonville couple who went into court on the verge of divorce left in Here yesterday. Judge j. Henry Johnson offered to perform a marriage ceremony hut backed out when he discovered he did t have a copy of the ceremony with him. Mrs. Nellie Bell Stone had hauled her truck Driver husband into court on non support charges. She said her husband. Billy Lii Hur Stone was kept away from Home for Long periods of time by his Job. She testified that he had even confessed that under the right it was possible that he could lie persuaded to love another woman. At first mrs. Stone declared that she would not be willing to take her husband Back. She changed her mind after her Hus band declared he still loved her and wanted her Back. The stones expect their first child in the Carlo summer. Ground and naval forces. 6. Provide an adequate Airlift for ground troops. 7. Put More Effort into the anti submarine program. 8. Step up production of Atlas time and Jupiter missiles and accelerate the development of Titan. 9. Reduce Lead time in the development of weapons systems by cutting Down on decision limes and simplifying procurement procedures. Freer exc Range 10. Provide for a Freer system of Exchange of technical and scientific information Between the nations of the free world. 11. Start work at once on the development of a rocket motor with a million pounds of thrust. 12. Give serious consideration to the questions of shelters and stockpiles for civil defense. 13. Reorganize and strengthen he defense department. 14. Provide increased incentive or the retention of trained personnel in the military services. 15. Accelerate and expand re search and development pro Grams provide funding on a Long Erm basis and improve administration and control within the department of defense or through he establishment of an Independent Agency. 1c. Put More Effort into the development of manned missiles. 17. Accelerate the development of the Polaris missile system. On at least 10 of these Points he government already has made a Start. The subcommittee commended boy scout Council banquet. Elks launch state Parley Here today approximately 300 elks from Over the state Are expected Here today As the annual elks South Carolina convention opens a two Day run. Registration for the elks and their ladies begins at the elks club on s. Dargan St. At 9 . Ritualistic contests begin at 1 p. M. In which teams from Over the state will compete. Winning teams will go. The National Elk convention. Registration will continue to Morrow with a special luncheon for. The ladies scheduled for 1 p. M. A business meeting will Fol Low the luncheon at which May or David h. Mcleod will deliver an official Welcome. The highlight of the Conven Tiosh will be a grand ing at 9 . Tomorrow night at the elks club. Elk notables expected to be present for the convention in clude Thomas w. Kerlin sum Ter state president l. M. Hobbs Darlington vice president of the Eastern District r. T. Arial Greenville vice president of the Western District and James e. Rock Hill slate Secre tary treasurer. Jack Chetham is exhausted ruler of the local club. Venezuela dictator flees crowd takes police Plant Caracas Venezuela Jan. 23 i dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez fell today and fled into exile. Angry crowds besieged secret police Headquarters and 60 bodies were reported found in the building after a 10 hour fight. More than 100 persons previously had been reported slain since a general strike and uprising lha began tuesday. About half the reported victim in the secret police building Hai been prisoners of the Security forces. A witness to the siege said i was believed Many were killed be fore the surviving guards Suren dered under Protection of tanks. The siege ended at 3 . I1 hours after the crowd had gathered on the news that Perez Jimene had fled to Asylum in the Domin can Republic. His family and closest aide went with him. His Friend sex dictator Juan d Peron of Argentina was reported fleeing by car for Colombia to seek new Refuge. A wild Dawn Celebration a touched off by the fall of Pere Jimenez ruler for 10 years Anc the news that a new five Man military Junta headed. By read train boys properly scout Leader urges by John Kay Morniing news staff writer we must be sure that the Man who enters space from this country enters space with the Faith of god that was one of the Points made last night by 0. B country Gorman scout executive of the greater at Lanta area in addressing the 30th annual. Pee Dee area Secretary of defense me Elroy for he Steps he had taken to strengthen the american position. Zambone s meditations by Alley i blk studs i re bout 6irrir4 my a new suit o but Den i needs too mans tmin6s to inside comics 10 Droit la 2 i. Molnor. 10 to radio 13 weather 2 approximately 400 persons at tended the affair at the first Baptist Church. A highlight was the presentation of Silver Beaver awards to four area Scouters. The awards highest area recognition for exceptional service through scouting and Community improvement were won by f. P. Seignious of Kingstree Clarence Casque of Florence John Dukes of Manning and w. L. Thompson of . The awards were presented by former Silver Beaver winners d. W. Green or. Of Conway Bryan Hamer of Dillon Lewis Weber of Hartsville and j. A. Copenhaver of Hartsville. Gorman spoke of the need to insure the fundamental charac Ter of boys through proper train ing and guidance. He pointed out thai Only five per cent of the world s boys Are from the United states and Canada. Con we take a Chance on the character of these he asked. He said that with cent of the world s boys in Asia the Vogtli of this country must be utilized to the fullest extent. The same boys who took the scout oath died on battlefields to sure our he said. He Mph sized that the communists were attempting to dominate Asia where the Young population is the greatest. He said that we must be sure that the Man who enters space from this country enters space with the Faith of re soviet advances in science Las impressed communist youth be Siirid. And that youth is being undermined with a philosophy which is in turn undermining the Grid. G. Werber Bryan of Sumter pee Dee area Council president welcomed guests and had general charge of the program. J. B. Aiken or. Introduced unit Leaden and e. E. Dargan of Conway in stalled the 1958 Council officers. New officers Are g. Werber Bryan president e. F. Sweeney Bennettsville vice president Harry l. Harvin Manning vice pres ident col. E. Pannell Myrtle Beach fab vice president de Sallenger Florence vice presi Dent t. J. Casque vice president f. P. Seignious Kings tree commissioner and John m. Scott Florence treasurer. Adult College launches term school started last night for approximately 400 enrollees in the Florence Community College be ginning its third annual session. The enrolment is about 100 shy of last year but officials said late enrolments in the next two weeks should fill the Gap. Enrollees come from several towns Over the pee Dee including Darlington Hartsville Timmons Ville Sumter Lake City Pamplico and Marion As Well As Florence. Bridge was the course most in demand As the College opened. Four beginning class As and two advanced classes started last night. Other courses having High enrolments were sewing 60 Flower arrangement 54 Interior Deco rating 43, and photography 32. Officials of the Colage announced that classes have been closed in advanced Bridge and sew ing. Community College scholars will meet classes each thursday night from 7-.1u to p. M. Through feb. 11. The College is open to nil persons Over Lii. Tot 2, Burns to death As flames level Home a 2-year-old girl burned to death Early yesterday As fire razed a five room Frame House near Flor ence according to Coroner Billy Eaddy. Robinson s wife reported that she was awakened by smoke and shortly before Robinson arrived. She sonic she managed to l two other Small children Ruby Rufus Robinson surveys ruins of Home flames consumed daughter can clot 2 the victim was identified . 3, and Randolph 10 months pc Anclle Robinson daughter of and her Mother. A Carling Amman Rufus and Annie Louise Robinson fid Oul of the House safely it. I. Florence. The Robinson but was unable to save the other Home was located near television child station a Bow. Eaddy said the Wijs the occurred Boul 7 ., embers and ashes Eddy shirt. Robinson a mall when he arrived about n . Tho mom employee n the Florence origin of the fire is undetermined. Morning news found the House in to said. Tin mine prop flumes when he returned Home crts i Florence atari spy c. T. Norn work Kaddy Laid i Mcdonald. Admiral Wolfgang Larrazabal was sworn in to succeed him. Then an angry vengeance seek ing civilian mob began gathering about the huge Gray Security police building on Morelos Plaza near downtown Caracas. It was then 5 . A number of political prisoners were released. But the crowd swelled to about and angrily stormed the building. I the finally arranged a sur Render. It cleared the crowds away by driving tanks continuously around the building. Five buses drove in and picked up these Cret police survivors. The crowd then rushed into the Bullet shattered building ran sacked and burned the files and began recovering bodies. The dead were reported found on Sev eral floors of the building. Hoffa wins fight for Helm of Union Washington an. 23 Iffla Compromise court settlement to Day permitted James r. Hoffa to take the presidency of the team sters Union with a Board of watchdogs looking Over his shoulder. U. S. Disc. Court judge f. Dick Inson Letts dissolved a temporary injunction he issued oct. 23 against Hoffa taking Over As Union president. He did so in approving a Settle ment worked out by attorneys for the teamsters Union and dissident members who had brought suit to Block Hoffa s accession to the presidency. While Union Bosses made some concessions including agreeing to he watchdog committee to keep an Eye on Union affairs Hoffa clearly emerged the big Winner since he can now take the Helm of the huge Union. The three member committee o be known As a Board of Moni ions will derive its main Power through the 82 year old Letts. Union leaders will nominate one member and the dissident team sters will choose one. These two will select the third a Neutral who will act As chairman. If the first two Are unable to agree judge Letts will name the d member. All three will have to be approved by the judge in any event. If any of the three things the Union is doing is contrary to the terms of the consent order signed by Letts he is free to Tell it to the judge. Even if All goes Well the monitors must make m semiannual report to Letts who retains jurisdiction Over the suit filed by 13 dissident teamsters in the new York City area. Hoffa and. Other officers elected with him at the Union s convention in Miami Beach last october now Are free to Lake office any time they re ready. Ask slams door to farm sign up of Weed acreage the government last night slammed the door in the face of pee Dee banners who were planning to sign Over some of their tobacco acreage into the soil Bank. A directive issued by the Agri cultural stabilization and conservation office ordered the a at of business Jan. 23." a week similar order halted signing of Cotton acreage agreements. Alvia b. Thompson Florence ask manager said about 175 Farmers have signed in Florence for the 1958 program represent ing compared to last year. A majority of interested Farmers had already signed up Thompson said. Tile ask will continue to Regis Ter applications however and allow participation on a first come basis if further funds Are made available later. Motorist found innocent in Chain reaction crash Marthenia Jackson of 310 Law son St., Driver of an automobile which smashed into ten Side of a City police motorcycle saturday afternoon yesterday was found in Lucent of a charge of failing to held right of Way to an emergency vehicle. Recorder s court judge William i. Smith said that no emergency has the privilege of run Ling a red Light if it endangers i hers. He said that from the facts i resented it seemed that the Iner gency vehicles were As much n fault As hit1 car which was in the said that Evidine v the emergency vehicles while Raveling at approximately to 0 Mph did run the red Light with it seeing the oncoming cur. Marthenia Jackson said that she Ivas travelling about 25 Mph had Lowed up when the Light turned Green and continued across the in erection. She said she neither a nor heard the motorcycle tin 11 it was in front of her nor the ambulance until it had hit her. Ray Shupe or. Driver of the motorcycle testified that he did my see the car until it was too ate to Stop. He accelerated the Lolo Cycle in a vain attempt Loet out of the Way of inv car. He Aid. He and ambulance Driver Cain said that both motor Cycle and nmliiilana1 had sirens attorney cil ihi1 Civ s John i a Elohim at Lovincy. I one week left James Jones collected yesterday As he pushed toward goal in his Effort to Best his 1957 record for the March of dimes. It brought to his collection and left yet to be raised. I be got Only seven Days left on my James said yesterday which Means that i will have to raise every Day to meet my goal. I m hoping that i can make it. But i need friends wishing to help him can mail contributions to him in Core of Post office Box

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