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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 26, 1958, Florence, South CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy and Cool today and tonight. Chance of Roin tonight. High 53. Low 34. Details Page 2-a. Reader s tip Bernard Baruch s new Book is reviewed Little theater column appears on 9-a, vol. 310 Florence s. C., sunday morning january 26, 1958 daily 5c sunday Loc de Boss said ban Robert r. Young rail executive commits suicide Palm Beach fla., Jan. 25 w Robert r. Young chairman of the Board of the new York Central rail Road committed suicide in the top floor billiard room of his mansion Here today with two shots from a double barrelled Shotgun. The death was called a suicide by i. Fred Mead of the Palm Beach police department who said friends told him the 60-year-old executive had been despondent lately reporters were barred from the 25 room Home and from its grounds but Learned Young was found in a chair dressed in Street clothes with the Shotgun Between his Knees. A Deputy sheriff who took Pic Tures of the body emerged shaken and said it s the worst one i be Mead said the right half of Young s head was shot away. The weather Bureau reported winds with gusts up to 50 . In the new York City area. There was no immediate information on who discovered the body at noon. No notes were found. State ally. Phil d. O Connell said he plans no inquest. I am involved Only in cases sought about noon to keep the engagement. Mead said no one in the big House heard the shots. The Home has winding stairways which tend to muffle sound. There was no information on what might have caused Young s despondency. He attended a meet ing of the new York Central Board of directors Here Only a few Days ago at which it was decided not to declare a dividend at this time. Tire Youngs who usually come Here every Winter for three months arrived this year the Day after Christmas. They were close friends of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Daniel e. Taylor head of the Palm Beach Billmore hotel and Shotgun victim financier Young where n crime has been he said. The body is at a funeral Home. Com j the West India fruit and steam ship co., and a director of the new York Central is believed to where arrangements for services have been one of the last persons _ and burial were being to talk to Young s wife Hie former Anita ten Eyck ,0 Keeffe went to the Home of nearby friends or. And mrs. Charles b. Wrightsman after the shooting. There was no immediate word on her reaction to her husband s death. The two were married in 1910. They had one daughter Eleanor Jane Young who was killed in an air plane Accident in 1941. The Youngs had a social engagement with friends this after noon. Mead who reported the shooting occurred about 10 . Said the body probably would not have been found for some time had it not been that Young was area deaths mrs. Edna gales Charleston. Mrs. Fannie Hodge Ola la. Matthew Wicker Sanford . Mrs. Marguret Edwards Dar Lington. William h. Rogers Marion. Maurice s. Lumiansky d a r Ling Lon. Details Page 2-a. Natural Gas usage to hit area soon m u l l i n a Jan. 25 we about residents in 21 South sputnik says to get Chance for Good look Cambridge. Mass., Jan 23 we millions of americans if they look skyward in the next few Days will be Able to see sputnik ii on its Earth girdling journey the smithsonian astrophysical of in Nikita s speech lauds disarming Moscow sunday Jan. 26 Fol soviet communist party chief Nikita Khrushchev said in a speech published today the soviet Union is ready to discuss a ban on inter Continental ballistic Only As part of a Dis armament package Deal. He made Clear he was not proposing a ban out vie in to Pement that would include disarmament proposals the soviet Union has been trying to sell without Success in the past. The conditions Khrushchev Laid Minsk wednesday. Parts of his Carolina cities will have natural i ser Valory said tonight. Gas available for their use March 15, it was announced Loday. Bennettsville is the Only town receiving the service which handle its own distribution. Corolina pipe line co. Will handle distribution in Mullins. Marion Dillon. Che raw Camden and Bishopville. The Peoples Gas co. Inc., of Florence will handle outlets in Florence. Hartsville. Darlington and Sumter. York Clover great Falls. Fort Mill Kershaw Ches Ter Bethune Rock Hill Heath Springs and Lancaster will be serviced by the York Gas author Ity. Carolina pipeline which will transmit the Gas to the various towns will tie on to transcontinental transmission lines at Blacksburg its manager Alt Ord b. Keels said. Nation except for California Joe Clements to run for master in equity Joe Clements has announced service and Scholastic ability. He that lie will seek the nomination was graduated from Law school to the office of the master in second Higi Iest in his class and equity for Florence county in Hie was a member of wig and Robe. June 10th democratic primary. Clemens resumed to Florence Clements was born in Florence in 1944 and established his own i crosses Jan. 8. 1918. He attended the pub a Poffi Clicc and has been Active Aroa Giurin. Lie schools at Florence through the engaged in this profession since. Uses. Leaving the coast East of seventh Grade and then because he was elected to the state House i Norfolk a. A the Northeast Asol an Accident in which to _ lost of representatives in 1948 and has fsr West As Michigan and South to South Carolina should be Able o see the sputnik speeding along Al a height of Aboul 485 Miles the rocket shaped satellite is travelling in a North Northwest to a South Southwest direction. Smithsonian experts said sput Nik h is gradually appearing ear Lier each night on its . Cross Ings so by midweek it will no longer be visible due to the Bright Ness of the sky. Until it disappears Southern parts of the nation will have the Best visibility. The first passage sunday night crosses Eastern Canada about ., est and should be visible to new englander As it sweeps Over Nova Scolia. The next Cross ing starts in Northern Minnesota about ., est sweeps across the Midwest and Down the East Cost of Florida six minutes later. This passage should be vis Ible to virtually the entire East Ern half of the nation. The next passage starts in Northern Washington state at Est crosses the Rockies and leaves the county Over South Renwu called for the West to agree to dismantle military bases with which he said the United states has surrounded the soviet Union and the communist Camp. He called for Confer ence to discuss these issues but said they would have to be part of an agreement on the reduction of foreign forces in Germany and other european the package Deal he said also would have to include standing so Viet proposals for the immediate Banning of atomic and Hydrogen weapons and their tests and the i cation of an atomic free zone in Central Europe. Khrushchev charged president Eisenhower s recent proposals for an International agreement on the use of outer space was a one sided proposition. He said it was aimed a1 Banning weapons that could threaten american which the United states does not retaining the use of weapons with which the United states can hold the world in a state of fear imperialist circles of the United sales wish to retain Mili tary bases and set up rocket launching bases on Terri tories surrounding the soviet Union As a constant threat to the soviet Union whose cities they claim they can wipe from the face of the Khrushchev asserted. He charged the Western Powers have proposed discussion of prob lems on which it is difficult or even impossible to reach agree men at an International disarm Ament conference. These propos als he said were advanced in the form of an the communist party Secretary boasted that the soviet Union Al ready possesses missiles that can devastate any Corner of the he said it has a tested and highly efficient weapon capable of destroying not Only . Bases in Europe but also More Drislan objectives. The soviet Union s first Satel Lites he said Are nol the last word in soviet science and engineering. We can double and treble the weight of our sputnik because the soviet intercontinental rocket Peech in which he proposed a drastic change in the soviet Agri cultural system were printed in Tavoda saturday morning. His re Narks on the International Situa Ion covered More than two pages n pravda sunday morning. In another speech broadcast f Ter by radio Moscow and heard n London Khrushchev made it was iome of the things he saw and Icard during his trip to Poland last week. In that country where considerable difficulties still said measures Are doing taken to strengthen the sys tem of people s potent sextet six of the United states hottest air Force jets sit nose to nose in his rare grouped picture of the supersonic and ultrasonic planes taken at a Palmdale calif., air base. At top clockwise Are the con Vair f102 Dart Lockheed f104 Star fighter Republic f105 thunderchief con Vair f106 Dagger North american fido super Sabre and Mcdonnell f101 voodoo. A photo fax Fem Leader postpones big rally s rain swamped tar Heel Field by n oel Yancey Burlington ., Jan. 25 we Rev. James Cole Leader of the North Carolina Kun flux klan tonight called off a scheduled rally near Here. Cole said by Telephone from his Home at Marion s.c., that. The open Field on which the meeting was to be held had been deter mined to be too Muddy from Day Long Rains. He said the rally will be held on the same site two weeks from today on feb. 8. The itinerant minister who is under indictment in Habeson county on charges of inciting a riot at Maxton last saturday night said he would be in personal charge of the rally Here when it is held in two weeks. Cole said he understood several carloads of klansmen from South Carolina already had arrived in Burlington and that some of them visited the rally site. It was on their advice the klan Leader said that he called off the meeting. Earlier Alamance county Sher Iff Joe relation to the klan Leader arranged to have 15 regular and special deputies on the scene. The Way patrol had assigned a number of men and the state Bureau of investigation sent in three men All to police the rally. He referred to the. Riot which resulted when a thousand lumber indians converged on the Maxton rally and broke it up with shot guns and rifles. The indians said they acted because the rally was held to warn them against race mixing. Cole has posted Bond at Marion to cover the charges brought against him in North car Olina. He is fighting extradition. Klansmen in this area had leased an open Field on . High clashes subside As venezuelans feel freedoms by Larry Allen Caracas Venezuela Jan. 25 clashes Between forces of Venezuela s governing Junta and diehard adherents of deposed dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez continued up until Early tonight. But generally Venezuela rejoiced in its newfound Freedom and a Promise of new elections As soon As possible. In Caracas the Din of a thou Sand honking automobile horns signalled peaceful traffic jams. All stores and business establish ments were open and doing Rush Trade. Movies reopened for after noon showings school children trooped Back to classes. Lottery ticket Sellers hawked their Lucky umber wares. Thousands of venezuelans armed overseas Telephone and Able offices to Send messages to relatives and friends often report no the loss of some member of he family in the bloody Street Ihling of the last week. An estimated 300 persons killed and More than wounded was he toll in the Savage revolt set of last tuesday by a general strike called by a civilian rebel roup. Scores of venezuelans Long sex led by the dictatorship streamed ack from the United states or neighbouring latin american coun Ries in commercial airliners that lad resumed schedules. They heaved their Luggage onto venezuelan soil and rushed to the embraces of friends wives and sweethearts. The governing Council headed y rear . Wolfgang Larraz Abal appeared for the moment to Lave restored order and to have won the support of a Young offi cer faction in the argued forces 35 Well As the civilian leaders. The ousting of two military men from the Junta because they were deemed too close to Way 70-a West o Here Towan Greensboro. The property is owned by a Man identified by Sher Iff Cole As g. Furman Waggoner the sheriff said Waggoner is fre under Bond on charge o killing his son 47-year-old Osca Glenn Waggoner or. Last Novena her. Cole the klan Leader said i next appearance will be in Louii Ville ky., next saturday night by the time the rally is held Here two weeks from now he said h Hope s to have that Matte straightened out in Robeson Conn old regime and the swearing in of two civilians to the Junta added to the sense of Freedom. The civilians Are industrialist Eugenio Mendoza who returned from new York to take the Post and Engineer Bias the Junta now comprises three Mili tary men and two civilians. Larrazabal told reporters after the ceremonies that free ele Edloni will be held As soon As possible but could not set the Date until conditions permitted. The klan Leader is scheduled of trial next wednesday but the of fice of gov. George Bell Tirner Man or. Of South Carolina said an probably could not be held by that time. Norman Epps 5 5, of Lake City Dies on Virginia Leaf Market Lake City Jan. 25 no Man Epps 55, widely known tobacconist and produce broker died suddenly is Verv pow Ofui and can launch a i Abingdon a where he was much heavier sputnik to a much bending the Virginia tobacco greater be said. And we Market. May possibly no funeral services will be held at new Mexico. It would be i these Asser h a. M. Monday at Lake City visible for the Western Haltof the ions Al an agricultural conference methodist Church conducted by coast. On monday night the first Pas j Sage starts at ., est just West of Buffalo. . And the Washington Baltimore the next few min sight completed his High served continuously in that body school education at Cedar Spring since that time. In 1950 he was he entered the University of South appointed to and. Has served since Carolina in 1939 where by Means Hen As a member of he import of part time employment and House judiciary committee scholarships lie was Able to com he is also vice chairman of the Pacle his education for an at and House rules committee. degrees. In academic school he is married to the former Al the University he was gradual Mary Kllc Lawrence and they de Magna cum laude with Mem make their residence on Winston be ship in Phi Bella Kappa an St. In Florence. He is a member honorary Scholastic fraternity and of he Immanuel Baptist Church was also elected a member of in making his announcement Oak. In recognition of leadership Clements said i wish to express my deep appreciation to the people of Flor ence county for the wonderful support and Vole of Confidence which they have Given me in Allol my previous races. The office of master in equity is an import ant and responsible one fur he nets As an of the courts in Iho Dolorsi ipalion of non jury civil trailers. I feel thai i am fully qualified to discharge the duties of the of fice by reason of my Legal training Joe Clements plans candidacy experience. I am aware of Coin so Ilia in ail Dilion in Legal training and experience this of fice requires Iho exercise of sound judgment common sense and decisiveness find l pledge myself in adhere steadfastly to these to Iii Romols. H am selected to nerve As master in equity 1 Wili Kive up my Lav Pray lick and de my full and Energy in i he ail Fui i a Hirse of the Diglics of this office in Hie service of the people of Florence county.1 Anderson elks win honors Here related photo. Page 2-a the team from the Anderson elks Lodge took top honors in the stale ritualistic contest Here yesterday. The. Ander onions score to defeat second place Kock Gilill by less than a half Point. Rock Hill scored followed by Sumter with in individual Competition. .1. S. Richardson Sumter scored 94.150 As winning exalted ruler. Other team scores were Charles lot. M.b70. Union 92.63 j. Green Ville 92.07-1. Columbia. 91.822 and Florence 90.132. Other individual winners were my a. Thomas. Sumter. 94.021, As esteemed leading Knight Slikes Adams jr., Union. Esteemed Loyal Knight John Richmond Rock Hill. M.7li7. Esteemed lecturing Knight Lio hurl Sisley Hock Hill is Inri chaplain Wayne Curry Hock Gilill inner guard i Erfie Robinson Rook Hill pee Dee May flood at Cheraw today flooding by the pee Dee River is expected near Cheraw and pee Dee today the United Stales weather Bureau warned last night. The Pec Dee Al Cheraw is expected to Crest at 38 feet eight feet above the flood stage. A stage of 24 Ted. Five feet above flood stage is expected at pee Doe. The that livestock and equipment should be moved from the Bottoms. -------1 his pastor the Rev. J. R. Johnson assisted by the Rev. A. W. Brickie and the Rev w. B. Boyd. Interment will be in the family plot in the City cemetery. Active pallbearers will be David Bowen Wesley Singletary Edward Bowen. Marion Fowler Louie Cook. Robbie Askins Willie Lynch and w. Lee Flowers. The family has asked thai or. Epps1 friends serve As honorary pallbearers. Friends May Call Al the Epps funeral Home. Or. Epps was born and reared in Lake City a son of ii. Van Epps and the late Ella Rollins Epps. He was a member of the Lake City methodist Church. He was a graduate of Lake City High school and attended Wofford College and the University of South Carolina. An outstanding ath Lete he played professional Ball for two years As an outfielder and was no cd for play Al first base As Well. He entered tobacco Busi Ness at an Early age working first on the local tobacco Market where lie later marked tickets. He was associated with Center Brick Lynch and Epps was formed to operate state warehouses. In 1955. Or. Epps joined the firm of big Brick warehouse where he was associated As a partner until his deals. He was associated with Bernard Ann co., Abingdon tobacco mar noted psychiatrist to visit Florence talk Friday night or. Leon Eisenberg director of the childrens psychiatric service at Johns Hopkins Hospital Balti More md., will speak at the Annu Al meeting of the Florence county mental health Assn. Friday at 8 p. M. At Moore Junior High. A specialist on emotionally Dis Turbed children the title of his address will be As a Twig is Bent personality in the a native of Philadelphia or. Eisenberg is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania medi Cal school. He is a member of the american psychiatric Assn. The association for research in Nerv Ket for Over 30 years and following oits and mental diseases the the death of j. Vann in american federation of clinical or. Epps become Secretary and general manager for the firm. Warehouse Wilson n. C., for a which had held wide tobacco and number of years. Also he worked Allied business interests through on Burley districts Markels All the flue cured area. Greenville tenn., and he was actively engaged a. In produce business and grower he entered the warehouse Busi-1 shipper and broker for 30 years Ness at Lake City in 1930 when he became a member of the firm Mcelveen Holloway and Epps Ali Stales from Florida through operators of the Home Ware House. Two years later he became a partner in the Star warehouse with the late w. W. Singletary. Continued until or. Singletary withdrew and a new partnership. To Iii late partnership 1940s when Mommy meeting having followed his father in that business. He formerly operated in research the american Academy of paediatrics and several other mental associations. He has published articles dealing with psychiatry. He will speak to the seniors of Wilson High school at p. M. The same Day. All parents and teachers in school dist. 1 have Beer invited to attend. The completion of ritual judging saturday afro noon followed by

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