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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 30, 1958, Florence, South CarolinaIncome tax withholding a of passes state Senate voting Timmerman says negro schools have communist faculty Columbia Jan. 29 i gov. Timmerman told state legislators today that communist faculty members Are employed at two negro colleges in South Carolina. He said presidents of the institutions Are cooperating to bring students under communist influence. He said the purported presence of communist teachers at both apparently is part of a Long Range program to promote racial hatred among Young and impressionable students. Gov. Timmerman named the negro institutions As Allen University and Benedict College both Church supported schools at co Lumbia. Students from both schools recently sought unsuccessfully to enter the University of South Carolina. Timmerman made his charges to a message to the legislature to urge adoption of his recommendation that a committee be named to investigate communistic influences in South Carolina. The governor mentioned the name of Only one Man or. J. A. Inquest slated in Soldier death at Hartsville by a news staff writer Hartsville Jan. 29 an in quest will be held in Thornwell school Here thursday night into the nightspot death of army Mas Ter sergeant Paul w. Johnson on Jan. 19. Coroner Louis Griffin said the inquest would begin at Johnson a native of Darling ton county was fatally wounded by a Shotgun blast at Dogwood inn a night club on the Hartsville society Hill Highway. Johnson was a Reserve officers training corps instructor at Clem Ion College. Being held in connection with the death Are Daisy Gainey and Charles Marshall. Johnson had been in the army since he was 17 years old and Lead served in Japan Korea and Iceland. His Mother mrs. Carmie Johnson lives on the Hartsville society Hill Highway. Bank opening at Kingstree set saturday by Ann Mcintosh morning news correspondent Kingstree Jan. 29 directors of the new Williamsburg state Bank Are inviting the Public to attend the Bank s official opening on saturday. Open House will be held from b a. M. To 4 p. M. Regular Bank ing hours beginning monday will be 9 a. p. M. The Bank is located in the re modelled Porter building on the Corner of main and Jackson streets. It will offer Complete Bank ing services including drive up window night depository Safe de posit boxes and modern vault. It Lias a capital Structure of will be a member of the Federal Deposit insurance corporation my will remit All checks at Par. Personnel will include Louie l. Law As executive vice president and cashier Charles Moore mrs. Toscoe Nesmith mrs. David h. Cribb and mrs. .1. W. Alsbrooks. Or. Law was connected with the Peoples Bank of Bishopville for 12 years and for the past two and a half years has been executive vice president of the Farmers and merchants Bank. Holly Hill. He was formerly internal auditor at Clemson College. A native of Bishopville. Lie attended Wofford College and the University of South Carolina. To has been Active in civic affairs having served As chairman of the Lee county Board of Educa Tion president of the merchants association of Holly Hill and vice president of the official Board of the methodist Church. His wife is former Edna Cecile Brough ton of Sumter and they have two children Rosemary Junior at Winthrop College and Alex who is in to eighth Grade. W. B. Bower was elected presi Dent of the wll Linsburg stale Hank. Rower manager of the King Alrec veneer Plant of Drexel furn iture co. For 30 years is also mayor of King Sturc. President of the notary club and chairman of i he Hoard of deacons of he first Baptist Church of Kingstree. Other directors nil prominent businessmen mid Farmers Are ii. Secretory and ire Nseir a. , vice part Side no l. Few incl s. Dave me Gill. Bacoats president of Benedict. The alleged activities of three unidentified faculty members were also listed. Of Bacoats Timmerman said he sponsored the Call for a dinner in new York in 1941 Given under the auspices of the protestant digest. He said the digest also known As the protestant has been cited As a communist religious through the cooperation of the presidents of both Allen univer sity and Benedict Tim Merman said students in the teacher training program of both institutions will be brought under the influence of communist work ers under a so called Exchange the presence of communists at these two Negroe institutions is in furtherance of a Long Range pro Gram to promote racial hatred among Young and impressionable negro students looking toward an ultimate communist goal of creat ing civil and racial Timmerman told the general As Sembly. Bacoats had no comment on the governor s report. President Frank veal of Allen said of Tim Merman s statement i m sorry to hear of that. I thought things were being worked the attempt by negro students in take Entrance examinations at the segregated University of South Carolina followed action by the stale Board of education denying certification of Allen teacher graduates. That barred them from Tak ing posts in South Carolina Public schools. Warr s Bill would ass set Law officers by a news staff writer Columbia Jan. 29 Legal defense May be offered qualified offenders of Federal civil rights Laws if a Bill now before the state House of representatives is enacted into Law. The Bill is authored by rep. 0. L. Warr of Darlington county who declares this would not be a Blank Check to Law enforcement officers to break the Federal Laws but would assist those who May be unduly drug before a federa court because of so called Civi rights we Warr added the Justice department is in the hands of enemies of the South. There fore we must Render Aid to any maladjustment of their Laws As concerning our local Law enforce the representative also said this would put the local Law enforce ment officers in a better Posi Tion to enforce the Laws of the towns counties and slate. They would not fear that in enforcement they might unconsciously be doing something that might Hurt them he added. The final decision As to whether an officer state supported Legal Aid would be left in the hands of the attorney general of the state. Definite qualifications must be met and there must be facts Lead ing to the sincerity of the need before such would he authorized according to my Warr said. An officer would have to pre sent his request to the attorney general along with plenty of facts to prove his need the Bill author explained. No Public announce ment would be made As to tie re quests or their handling Only As might come out in court he said. Dillon dummies depict dead Kun flux klansmen by a news staff writer Dillon Jan. 29 Dillon county officers picked up two human sized dummies recently and both of them had the Kkt is dead scrawled across them in red paint. County officers who investigated described them As the work of pranksters. One of the dummies was found on e shoulder o Busy Highway 301 about 500 Yards South of the North Carolina line at Hamer and was at first re ported to have been a person struck Down by an Auto. M. D. Davis went to the scene from Dillon and found that it was a Dummy stuffed crudely with Pine Needles. It was brought to the Dillon police department where chief Killian said he posed of it. It was just a teen age Killian said. A few lumber indians live in the area and one officer said he understood the lettering scrawled on the Dummy was to the effect a warning from the Indi a second Dummy similar in makeup and size was found on the same night in the Floydale Community. Officers said it was hanging from a sign at the he Len farm. Deputies took the object to the Dillon county jail where it re Mains. One official said that it was definitely the work of a prank Ster and the same Man did both jobs. The indians Don t give us any he said and i Don t believe they did Gas tax measure figures in Swap Columbia Jan. 29 of the state Senate approved withholding of personal state income taxes rather than diversion of gasoline taxes and gave the Pivotal general appropriations Bill second Reading today. An Effort to substitute the Gas tax diversion met with defeat after a Long afternoon of debate. The Bill comes up for third read ing tomorrow with the House holding Over in session then in Hopes the Senate will shoot it bad and on to a Compromise commit tee. The House approved 150 million Dollar 1958-59 measure includes the diversion plan to meet an impending 6vi million Dollar deficit. The Senate finance committee substituted withholding of person Al income taxes to bring in an million Dollar Windfall to meet the deficit. Sen. Gressette of Calhoun sail the withholding was put in the Bil by finance committeemen be cause they wanted to get rid o the House sen. Lawson of Anderson chair Man of a special committee study ing withholding said his commit tee was opposed to it As too expensive to administer for the Revenue it foam bring. Are we going to turn a Deal ear on the recommendations of our fellow senators who made a Thor Ough study of this Gres Selte said. But he predicted no Chance of getting the Senate to change its mind about the Gas tax diversion. The Senate iced its thumbs Down on diversion by approving a pro Viso for Extension to 1969 of the 7th cent of gasoline tax for farm to Market roads. The 7lh cent expires june 30, and the House pro local was to turn its Revenue into he Genera fund deficit next year. Gressette criticized the change in income tax Laws accompanying withholding. These changes hike Jie dependency exemption from to lower the individual exemption from to Anc that everyone matting s700 or of or More As report Anc must make annual Advance dec rations not now required. Sen. Morrah said withholding would be no great Panacea to neet the deficit Lawson said it might 800 More than persons evading state income taxes but loan firm Here draws charter Columbia Jan. 29 eating an 84-year-old storekeeper at Lynchburg with an Auto Jack and taking Money from his Cash drawer. Walter Brewer escape artist i know that i did says Brewer but i believe that the county is doing me wrong by keeping me on the Chaingan. If they will Send me to the Penitentiary i la serve out my stretch without complaint. But if they Send Lee county thefts total to big haul which has been operating in sever Al counties in the area. A similar theft was committed recently in Ola la and there have been thefts in other parts of the stale resembling his one. It was by a staff writer Bishopville Jan. A Lee county Are doing things in a big Way. This week they hauled Rorth of merchandise away from Ohn Honker s general store at definitely a two Man Job and there eight Miles South of Bis might have been More in on the Loville. The thieves entered the store in lie Early morning hours and must ave used a truck or Van to haul away the loot sheriffs officers be Ieve. Loot itself varied from 90 pairs of men s work pants to a Tele set a shipment of Shotgun shells and an assortment of ladies wrist watch. Lee county Deputy sheriff l. Truesdale expressed himself Oday As of the opinion that the theft might be the work of a gang chamber directors these six new directors of the Myrtle Beach chamber of Commerce will be installed at the chamber s annual banquet on feb. 11. Left to right hey arc h. Urner Jerry poster Frank Hughes Justin Plyler Moore. Jason and Sam Monroe. Holdover directors who round out the chamber Hoard Ore r. A. Brim Warren n. Cromley Clarence Gremling w. Leroy Hort Olson Dwight Lamb and said Deputy Truesdale. He said thai sheriff s officers Are now working on several clues but there Are no new developments in the Case. The big haul climaxed a series of Small robberies in the county in recent weeks he said. Most of the smaller thefts have been solved however. Still unsolved is the theft of fifteen automobile tires from Copeland s service station Here this week. Dimes dance set by Darlington pc s Darlington. Jan. 29 the Darlington Jaycees will sponsor a March of dimes dance Fri Day night Jan. 31. At the Dar Lington country club with All proceeds from the affair going to March of dimes fund drive. The Public is invited to attend tin1 dance from 9 . To 12. De Turbeville and his orchestra of Florence will furnish the music. Tickets May be purchased from the Jaycees and also will be sold at to door. Lutherans contributed to set 1957 record new York. Jan. 29 w the United lutheran Church reported today that contributions from its .12 synods to the Church s National and overseas programs reached an All time High in 1957 of or. Cd mum f. Wagner Church treasurer said lie now Sicuro compares with ill i flab and in 1955. Me Back to the Chaingan i la try to escape again the first Chance i get. I d rather be dead than go Back to that the Escapee said that he had his first haircut in jail today since last october. For the first time i had a Bath since the last time i escaped on dec. 3. I was recaptured and had a Shower in this same he explained. Speaking calmly and in a Low voice Brewer said that he was a native of Sumter and had attended the City schools there. I finished the seventh Grade and part of the he said my Mother is still living in Sumter. On Jianning Avenue the last time i heard from Brewer said that he had enlisted in the army at the age of 17. I served my hitch and when i got out i worked for a time at heating and refrigeration a Trade i Learned in the service. Then i went to Baltimore and worked in a steel Mill for a he had returned to Sumter and had been working for the Myca there for six months prior to his arrest and conviction. Brewer submitted willingly to having his picture made and then obediently followed the Jailer out of the interrogation room of the jail the chains on his Ankles clinking along the tiled corridor. Industry adds to Carlsville by Robert Raymond morning news roving reporter Hartsville Jan. 28 diversified Industry is the keynote of Hartsville s Industrial Prosperity. Here the Industrial life of the own is not dependent upon one particular Type of Industry. Such As textiles. Hartsville s industries include one Cotton Mill and one textile finishing Plant but it also includes other widely diversified industries such As paper products chemicals fertilizers hosiery manufacturing vegetable oils and dress manufacturing Hartsville has 22 industries employing persons. The annual Industrial payroll As of Decem ber 31. 1957, amounts to 544.10. The annual business payroll with 200 business houses and employees amounts to the annual income of the aver age Hartsville to this is ahead of the South Carolina average of and approximates the National average of assets of Hartsville s two Banks on dec. 31, 1957, amounted to on the same Date de posits amounted to the town has three building and loan associations which had out in Loans on dec. 31, 1957. Hartsville postal receipts in 1940 amounted to in 1950, and in 1957, 400. These figures show a pattern of steady growth. The assessed valuation of City real estate on dec. 31, 1957, amounted to valuation on personal property was 100. There were Light meters in use in Hartsville at the close of the past year telephones water meters. Pee Dee rambler Robert Raymond seems like i Haven t been Able to catch anybody in at Home this week. They be either just left a few minutes before i arrived or if not they re just leaving on an out of town trip and unable to see me for the next week or 10 Days. Dropped in or. James b. Little retired pastor of Hartsville s Emmanuel Baptist Church on Tik Day afternoon and found that he had just piled All of his beagles into the car picked up his new automatic Shotgun and taken off for the North Carolina Hills on a Rabbit Hunt. His wife said he might be Back tomorrow or it might be the first of next week. Depends on How the rabbits Are running that s what he told me when he or. Little s successor at Emmanuel. Her. Milton Frazier says unit s what i Hope i la be Able to do when i retire go Rabbit the fraz1ers, who Resenly moved to Hartsville from wins ton Salem had a rather puzzling misfortune happen to their fam ily persian last week. The Black curly haired Cut lost about halt of its Long Silky Tail. So far the frail cars have been unable to find out what happened to Tab by s nil. Lion and mrs Franz ice Are in to cresting and talented be Only. They appeared i a regular Tele vision program on n Winslon Salem can Enol. Liev. Fritter recently completed a tour of mis Sions in Brazil. While in South America he made an interesting collection of color slides. I think that Emmanuel has been very fortunate in securing the says pastor eme Ritus or. Little they re doing wonders with lie Young people in the Industrial plants Are not usually considered objects of aesthetic appreciation. But pause on the Bridge across Prestwood Lake in Hartsville in mid after noon and gaze across the rip pling Blue Waters of the Lake at the scene on the opposite Shore. The Gray tanks and White Plumos of steam at lie Monoco Plant and the inner National chemicals Plant make an Eye pleasing picture. We certainly wished we had some color film along on tues Day afternoon. One Little known act about Hartsville is that it was the first City in the United Stales to Start malarial Mosquito control. It was also selected As the clean est town in the United Stales in 1952 and 1955. Our aunt Prilla believes in signs. When she drops the dish rag she says it s a sign hint company is when her left Huml itches she s going to shake hands with a when her left foot itches she s Kolner to walk on. St Niilre Well to believe in signs too. Mid he clock on this Wall tells us its Lime to sign off. So Long until sunday

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