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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 30, 1958, Florence, South CarolinaWeather partly Cloudy to fair to Day and tonight. Continued Cool High 50. Low 32. Details Page e reaper s tip a Youthful Sumter county Mon has expressed distaste for life in a Chain Gong. See Page 1-b. Vol. 314 Florence s. C., thursday morning january 30, 1958 daily Loc i Ernest f. Hollings now in running alleged killer of 10 nabbed at end of Long news in Brief Lake Murray plane crash brings death to couple a single engined plane carrying three ohioans pancakes Down in Lake Murray near Columbia yesterday and brought death to a Man and his wife while the Pilot escaped in a 80-Ininute swim. Or. And mrs. John Verey were the victims. Dick clause received extensive injuries. U. S. Secretary of state Dulles Las pledged an additional 10 Mil lion dollars contingent upon con Hollings announces for governors Job Columbia Jan. 29 of Ernest f. Hollings 36, for the past decade a leading figure in state government announced tonight his candidacy for governor. Now lieutenant governor the Charleston attorney served three terms in the House where he was speaker pro tempore and a floor Leader for the state s construction program for segregated but equal schools. Four years ago he won the lieu tenant governorship Over one opponent and since has been pre siding officer of the state Senate. In his statement announcing for the june 10 democratic primary Hollings referred to his Over whelming majority Lour years ago in his first statewide race said i and i submit now my record As area deaths Robert 0. Brown Conway. Jars. John Testruth Florence. Mrs. An Una Baker Lee Lake cily. Miss e. Wide Man Mullins Gilbert Nobles Marion. Sidney Gruenburg North ber Gen . Freddie Terrel Defee Timmonsville. Or. Yeadon m. Hyer Darling Ion. Mrs. Sarah Dan King Sumter. Mrs. Rufus e. Lawrence Elm. Details Page a a. Lieutenant governor and seek pro motion to the office of governor. Performance is better than promises and what a Man will do in Public office can Best be determined by what a Man has done in Public office. Although my financial Means Are limited i shall Campaign vigorously. Already having announced is Donald Russell Spartanburg at Torney and former University of South Carolina de to run is mayor William John Ston of Anderson brother of . Sen. Olin d. Johnston. In his Long statement Hollings had this to say in part i am now and always have been a South Carolina Democrat not obligated i any Way As those National democrats who have been betrayed and will continue to be tray the South for personal and selfish gain. _ the office of governor. Is too important to be used As a political stepping Stone. The peo ple have a right to expect four my years of service and this they will receive from Gressional approval to improve communications in Hie strategic Middle East area covered by the Baghdad pact nations. His offer was made in a talk at Ankara Turkey where the pact members Are meeting. Winds up to 40 Miles an hour literally laced with rain washed out the army s chances of launching the Jupiter a a satellite rocket yesterday. A legislative formula for a vice president to serve in Case of need As acting president reportedly has been worked out in conferences of House leaders in Washington. Rep. John Bell Williams cd miss says he has been reliably informed that certain unspecified documents arc missing from the files of the Federal communications commission. He is a member of the House investigating committee which has decided to open hearings monday on Hoyt Watson to vacate auditor Post in 1960 county auditor Hoyl Watson announced yesterday he will not seek office in the june primary but Whf step Down when his present term expires in 1960. When he turns in his keys to mobiles registered in the county has been hiked from about to about the auditor said More real estate deeds have passed through the auditor s office during his tenure of office than were recorded in the history of the county previously. He conduct of acc members. New York mayor Robert f. Wag Ner sought yesterday to determine if crime beset schools in the City s Public schools system were a re sult of coddling student trouble makers. A school girl was raped tuesday night second in eight Days. A Chicago contractor Stephen a Healy ducked behind the fifth amendment and walked at say ing whether lie made payoffs of o president William e. Maloney of the International Union of operating engineers. It All came up before the Senate rackets investigating committee in Washington. President Eisenhower s Educa Tion Bill came in for a Strong Republican attack yesterday As two democrats announced would offer a substitute. They son charged in killing of Clio Man special to the news Clio Jan. 29 a negro tenant Farmer was shot to death near and his son is being held on a murder charge James buddy Mcrae about 48, had been farming for d. T. Llyl Lyre for 18 years. He was in stantly killed by pistol shot at the height of an argument with his 20-year-old son Over the use of an automobile last night according to reports. Marlboro Deputy sheriff Wayne Hamer said he found the elder Mcrae dead upon arrival at the scene following the shooting and later arrested Young Neil c. My Rae. The latter is being held Pend ing Bond at Bennettsville. Pieced up accounts of the shoot ing amounted to an argument be tween the father and son in the presence of the Mother at their Wesley Section Home. The elder Mcrae reportedly had i pistol in his hand when he and his wife went into the front Yard to Check a disturbance. He shot the pistol into the air once his wife told officers before they Dis covered it was Neil arriving Home a storm with wind gusts up to 135 Miles an hour hit the Washington and Oregon coast yesterday causing extensive properly damages. There were no immediate reports of serious injuries. Walter Reuther accused sen. Dirksen r-i11 of representing general motors at a Senate hear ing. The Union Leader withdrew the remark after sen. Kefauver a Tenn intervened. Hoyt Watson Steps Down the county auditor s office he will close the door on 29 years As a county official. He will step Down from an office for which he has been unopposed since 19.14. I am making Public my in crests and Hin cd i hat he Mav trillions at this unit so the peo ple of the county will have am ple Lumc to choose my m Alson said. A i to a Crit in Ohio move into that Field after leaving the auditor s office. Other plans for the Mamer Mason of so years include catching up on his fishing which lie claims by per milled i is Ghoul 20 years behind. Wal Sou term in would Jilin served As n first fake a few years to Complete my present term Ami the one to Fol Low. Therefore i feel hint 1 should terminate my services while 1 am in world 1 and a cup Nln in Hie stale in nil in world War ii. Lives with his wife and a son Al s. Mcqueen is. Grabbed up the pistol and shot his father it is alleged. Coroner Francis Stanton said an inquest will be held soon. From a late trip in the family car. The wife took the pistol from a native of Dillon county j her husband and the party moved Watson came o Florence about into the House where the gun was 40 years ago soon after graduation dropped and the two Mcrae from he University of South car wrestled for Possession of the fire Olina. During his first year Here i Arlen he was principal of Harllee school the son won the match and and High school football coach. Previously he had taught four years in the stale Public school system. At the University Watson was Captain of the track team and was a member of the varsity foot Ball squad. He relates that in one game he tackled one of his team mates Tom Stoney sex mayor of Charleston while Stoney was. Run Ning for a touchdown. Before taking the reins of the auditor s office Watson served five years As the county service officer. Oiler Public service includes a term on the Timmons Ville cily Council. The retiring auditor who has dabbled in insurance real estate and automobile business says real estate is one of his chief in inside family Friend ii a farm Page. 6-a pee Dee rambler.1-b society women 2-4-b sports. 8-10-a Heaters to 6-b Victor Riesel 4-a weather facts 2-a Zambone s meditations by Alley Heap o new fan6le , of mine i d sew. Era to by spree f Youthful gunman halted in Battle Douglas wyo., Jan. 29 Charies Starkweather 19, Runty Nebraska gunman sought in 10 slayings was captured today in the badlands near this. Wyoming cow town. He suffered head cuts during an Exchange of shots with a Deputy sheriff. With Starkweather caril fun Gate the 14-year-old girl who fled with him from Lincoln neb., where police said he killed nine people. Included Amono trip. I phys worn Sivile accused murderer in jail cell Charles Starkweather after capture High schooners plan for rocket aching of by John Hay morning news staff writer a Flash of Light in the Early morning sky Here will signal the successful launching of a solid fuel rocket. So Hope six Mcclenaghan High school experimenters. The Light will be a Flash bulb attached in the nose Section of a a Stream of Mercury will flow to the bulb completing an electric circuit. The Flash of Light will signal the maximum height of the rocket. Idea for tin s particular fuel sys tem came from a scientific Maga Zine Bates said. If this rocket launching is successful another attempt will be made with a transmitter in the among the victims were caril s parents. A tenth victim was found not far from where Starkweather was captured. Sheriff s men said he admitted lie killing. The dead Man was Merle Collison 37-year old great Falls mont., shoe sales Man. The two teen agers were run to Earth in rugged country where old Western gunmen often holed up. The girl was almost hysterical and ran fleeing to Dep. Sheriff Bill Romer crying out her fear Starkweather would kill her. She was in a state of Shock shortly Aften Vard. Romer said she screamed to him he s going to kill me. He s crazy. He just killed a Romer said the gunman who likes to swagger in Cowboy boots and Black motorcycle jacket had made a crude attempt to disguise his flaming red hair with shoe polish. The bloody Trail began less than 48 hours ago in Nebraska when the slaying of caril s parents and infant half sister was discovered. As police pressed the investigation other killings were Dis closed until the total reached nine. The Hunt was started for Starkweather but he and the girl escaped the frantic search. Six foot rocket called the conc difficulty in win it will be set off by an be rigging a Parachute to release electrical current at the height of transmitter the boys think. Its travel if All goes Well. Billy Bates son of or. And jars. W. Meredith Bates of 330 country club blvd., spokesman of this scientific clan said the rocket May blast off next week end or it May just blast. Highly optimistic however he said that the rocket counting the nost Cone will measure about six feet Long. It will be powered with a mixture of five pounds of Zinc and Fulfur enough to Power it up about feet he said. The venturesome youths have been experimenting with smaller rockets for nearly a year and have worked on this one Over three weeks. The smaller rockets of i they plan to design the trans Mitter to give signals Eusry 200 feet. The signals will be picked ii on a meter. Fins will serve As a guidance system for the rocket and the explosive fuel will be ignited by a 12-Volt Battery some Yards away. Tie rocket launchers Hope to get permission to use an old strip at the Airport for the Experiment. We Don t want to cause any Trou ble the launching the spokesman said. Equipment involved Cost the boys approximately they raised the funds by collecting and Selling bottles. Others in the launching group were powered by a mixture of j Are Billy Blanton Bobby Taylor powdered sugar and potassium Plato Watts Pinkey Pearson Bob chlorate and were constructed of Anselmo a Merit scholarship Semi cardboard and Wood. The crafts finalist and Carlisle Norwood. An climbed Only 40 or so feet. Bates Schmo is a senior the others Are said. Juniors. Now in the Assembly stage this two adults Richard Myers and newest rocket is made of a steel i j. K. Thomas Are unofficial and pipe about an thick. Its nose plastic. The Flash Hull will be connected in the plastic nose and will trip when the rocket noses downward. Inch and a half j visors. Myers helped tool the Roc a Section is Clear i Kef nozzle and Thomas is the chemical byways culled As National guardsmen culled the byways of Lincoln the stolen car driven by Starkweather was speeding West across the state line and into Wyoming. Behind them police ran Down false leads in a desperate Effort to Nab Stark weather before any further Vio Lence occurred. Douglas sheriff Earl Heflin derided the Tough talk of Starkweather who snarled after his capture they would t have caught me if i had t stopped. If i d had a gun i d have shot Heflin said that when Stark weather stopped his car and was caught he thought he was bleed ing to death. That s the kind of yellow . He flying Glass from car windows smashed by bullets in the Short fight Cut his Scalp. Heflin said a first degree Mur Der charge would be filed Tomor Low morning against Starkweather in the killing of Collison. Converse county atty. William Dixon said that Collison had apparently been napping in his car when Starkweather drove up. Starkweather shot once through the window of the car and said come Dixon re then he blasted five or six Dixon said Starkweather told him he Young enough to choose sonic oth i the Watsons have two Oiler

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