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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 1, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaJuly Florence morning news Bicentennial May be than extravaganza editor s not come july 4, die United states will have Only i rec years left to prepare for ils Bicentennial Celebration. Despite interesting projects by several key cities. Lack of Federal planning and congressional appropriations might make the Celebration something less than an extravaganza. Bydo Mcleod associated press writer Washington a on Independence Day. A replica of the Brig Beaver one of the British ships sacked by angry patriots during the Host on Tea parly will sail into Boston har Bor. And unfortunately the United Stales appears to less than ready to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its birth As an in dependent nation. Now at your Florence theatres ends tuesday shows 3-5-7 and 9 . Held Over Don t miss it shows at 3-5-7 and 9 . The private life of q Public enemy Oates Archie Moore Ben Cloris Mil Luj Eddie Hodges shows at 3-5-7 and 9 . The Black Prince of shadows stalks the Earth again so web scream William Marshall color Don Mitchell ram -51 open at 8 . Show at 9 . Feature at partners. With a toy they take t turns slating j Helga Anders Eastma Ocolor Klaus Lovitsch Arthur by despite some interesting plans by several key cities Lack of significant Federal planning and refusal by Congress to put up he Money May let the nation s birthday pass with less than flamboyant notice. The Beaver conceived and financed by a private group is typical of the upcoming Ameri can revolution Bicentennial. She is the product of citizens taking up a task largely ignored by a Federal government either unable or unwilling to commemorate . The Federal Effort begun in 1967 under president Johnson seems to have missed ils Chance for a Bicentennial world s fair like expo. The one around which Canada s a Eccl Centennial was celebrated. Fairs take Money and washing ton is pleading poverty. So far. The american revolution Bicentennial commission Bias not come up with any significant substitute for the fair. With Little Lime left it is unlikely so now. Unable to build an expo. Some Eastern cities where Independence was born have turned to refurbishing or taste fully recreating their own Besl features rather than building reproductions in an amusement Park. And the Bicentennial is saving a lot of historic treasures which might not have survived otherwise. Boston Philadelphia and new York Are restoring historic buildings cemeteries ships and Parks and promising the Bicentennial Louril something Worth looking at. Forced to smaller scale by skinned Down bldg cos. Bicentennial planners arc giving less emphasis to new construction and More to displaying what the United Stales has achieved in 200 years. American arts and science will be displayed on an in precede need scale with new museums and exhibits trav Eling troups of dancers and professors showing what America has created and is planning for its future. Miami whose theme is a for Ward looking third Century will offer the closest thing to an expo that the Bicentennial will have a per manent Trade and cultural Cen Ter. White Many of these projects. Particularly Miami a Are being financed locally or through Rou Tine Federal channels the Over All Success Lor a spectacular Happy 200th still depends on government Aid. Mil cd in sight. So far. The Federal govern ment has t appropriated a Penny specifically to help by c c n t e n n i a 1-targeted areas handle the expected flood of traffic. Nor has i lie Federal govern ment Given much help in the form of specific planning de spite seven years of Irving. The american revolution Bicentennial commission was created by Congress on Luly -1. 1966. Exactly ten years in and Vance of the 20flth anniversary of Independence. President Johnson look 10 months to name its members. When Richard Nixon became president in 1969. He requested the resignations of All the Mem Angelo s Burgeman open 7 Days a week . Til 11 w . Special 4 pc. Chicken my your busier test Alwawi appreciated Dan. Hwy. Flor once so c. Bers and accepted ii Alf. Replacing them with Republican party contributors. That after another six month delay the commission was directed to plan encourage develop and coordinate a filling Cele bration. Initially it was assumed there would be one City designated As the National focal Point to Hosl a giant exposition. After four years of keen com petition the commission decided there would l a single Biden Lynnial cily. Instead four cities would he recognized Boston. Philadelphia. Washing Ion and Miami. Philadelphia was encouraged to organize an exposition bul not a super extravaganza style. The commission said the Philadelphia show should he one with a commemorative. Historical emphasis and which is cultural and inspirational rather than despite an economic Boones timoted in billions of dollars some did t want the Shock of n world s fair in their cily. Ultimately an agreeable Philadelphia site was found. But by Ihnn. Lime was dangerously Short. In addition. The Cost became a political liability al a Lime when the while House and Congress fighting Over the nation s Economy. Although Philadelphia insisted it could be built for less government planners priced the Philadelphia show al si.5 Bil lion including peripheral prob lems such As traffic and Louril services. Finally. In May. 1972. The commission scuttled the Phila Delphia show. Last Winter a Slaff report by the House judiciary committee concluded that with Only occasional exceptions and despite pamphlets full of projections and ideas the commission has thus far failed to consistently generate tangible programs for the the report noted that most of commission s achievements to Date have been in endorsing projects already begun by oth ers. Leadership aside last year the commission raised sonic million through the Sale of commemorative medals and slowed it Back into the states and or planning Bicentennial activities. This Spring it gave s2.1 million to the states in a Matching Grants program. Aware thai the Bicentennial is still a vague. Futuristic concept for most americans the commission this month is launching a massive Media Campaign aimed al Awakening the Public. Bul the greatest accomplishment of commission has been in helping local Bicentennial commissions in every slate and Ler Tilory and in More than 100cities. This grassroots network is actively planning. And in has had More Luck gelling local financing or Money through regular Federal channels than the commission has had getting Money nationally. Bicentennial cities in the bos Lon to Washington pleaded with Congress for special funding because already difficult Urban budgetary problems will be exacerbated by the need for increased City services to accommodate increased numbers of one saving Grace is that the Bicentennial spotlight will pass Over the major cities in a kind of sequence. Boston starts first with the arrival of Beaver this of Lumetto tonight starts at in color you Haven t seen anything until you be seen everything you la have to see the movie starring Burl Reynolds Lynn Redgrave rated week and a Celebration of the Tea party Bicentennial next december. Beaver built in Denmark for the occasion will be a major feature of Boston s Celebration. She will be berthed at the con Gress Street Bridge spot close to the Tea party site. The . Postal service will Issue a special come moralize Slamp on Board the ship wednesday As she is officially Call for a Tea parly museum in a nearby Bridge House. Reckia Cement of the Tea party on dec. 1g will include essay and Posler contests and lectures and seminars on the subject of governmental Power As it re lates to 1773 and 1973. Boston also is preparing for commemorations of events ranging from the Midnight ride Paul Revere to the Baltic of Bunker Hill. Boston s Freedom Trail is being refurbished. It is a walk ing tour which includes the old Ivorah Church if by land. Iwo if by Bunker Hill. Paul Rcv Cre s House the bos Ion massacre Sile and old five historic cemeteries Are being restored including he burying grounds of John Han cock. Paul Revere and Samuel Adams. Quincy Market is being re stored to its appearance of 1827. When it was the Hub of the China Trade. A museum on the China Trade and the development of Boston s durable banking Industry is being located on the waterfront. To keep the kids from being bored there will a carnival touch Scal cred Aboul the City including amusements such As a Paul Revere Carousel and a Mayflower boat ride. In new York the old South is being restored to the appearance of 1r50. When its Clipper ship Trade was Mak ing the City inc of the greatest commercial centers in the world. On july 4. An inter National of Lolita of some 20 Square rigged or major fore and al rigged ships and Aboul 100 smaller sailing Craft will sail into the Harbor. South Street area also was the scene of George Washington s narrow escape across the East River in 177g. The evacuation will be re in acted in 1976. Icis where in new York historic buildings such As Federal Hall where George Washington was inaugurated Are being re stored or refurbished. In addition cultural events Are planned including a one month International festival and Bicentennial games featuring sporting contests of the revolutionary period. Philadelphia also is restoring ils Sci ill of remaining revolutionary Era buildings and trying to recreate whal William Penn called Greene countries Independence Park Home of Independence mall where the declaration of Independence and . Constitution were drafted is being spruced up. And historic Penn s Landing is being restored. Eighteenth Century Homes and working Craft shops will be pm exhibit. And a Disney like exhibit for the youngsters will dip ice the founding of the nation. Congress and the supreme court Are being asked to Sil for the occasion in the original Chambers which first housed them two centuries ago. Along Philadelphia s. Ben Jamin Franklin Boulevard Cul Tural Center continuous exhibits and performances of Ameri can Arl from Rock to symphony Are planned. Leonard Bernstein has been commissioned to com pose a piece for the Phila Delphia orchestra. Washing Lori s mandate is to serve As a worthy example of what a successful quest for life Liberty and the Pursuit of Happi Ness can produce by cleaning itself up and rehabilitating ils Core. As part of this program Washington is building a major new town within the City rebuilding its 1968 riot corridor and redeveloping the impoverished largely Black Anacostia River Basin. For the tourist. The smithsonian is adding a Hall of Mari time prise. Air and space museum a new Arl gallery and a special Hall to House memo Sibilia from the 1876 Centennial. The old Senate and supreme court Chambers in the Capitol Long neglected storerooms Are being restored As the Halls where the oratory of Webster. Clay and Calhoun once rang. At fort Washington in nearby Maryland visitors will see in a living museum How soldiers of George Washington s army lived and fought. Although Florida s Spanish roots predate anything in the Northeast. Miami s Bicentennial focuses on the next 100 years Wilh in drama an Intel american exposition which will be Buill around a Brand new University. A Bicentennial Park is being constructed on Miami s water front. And a major Black project is included in the Martin King or. Boulevard re development. In addition to these centers numerous other Bicentennial projects arc in Molion around the country including the development or improvement of 20 major revolutionary historical Sites by the National Park service one of the few Federal agencies willing to work Bicentennial into ils budget. The Federal maritime com Mission is sponsoring a sea go ing program of ships fitted Oul As dealing museums to Visil american ports. The stale of Iowa is planning a world food exposition. And the . Mint will put a revolutionary Motif on the nation s coins in 1976. The Peoples Bicentennial commission a self styled red while and Blue left group formed out of criticism of the american revolution Bicentennial commission has a pro 1 Gram under Way for promoting whal it says will be a More meaningful Celebration. The Peoples group is con ducting Bicentennial workshops for Church labor school and Community organizations and drafting programs for various groups to use in planning their part in the Bicentennial. Among the groups contracting with the Peoples com Mission Are the National coun cil of churches tie Day care theater Calendar 1 Holiday week of fun 5 big nights 9 . Til 3 . July 3-4-5-6 7th. Wild Man Steve 3rd, King of comedy Queens of soul Brenda the tabulations Millie Jackson july 4th. Candi Staton july 5th. Baby Washington july 6th. Bettye swarm july 7th. V extra added attraction Little Butch big Willie Smith the Shang a Las big teenage matinee wed july 4th 3p.m. Til 6pm. Admission remember admission Ete fore 10 . Evans coliseum North Myrtle Beach s. C. And child development Council my the National labor Educa Tion Union. The american revolution Bicentennial commission Hopes to get up to million Elliis year from the second in its medals series. This like last Yea s receipts will go to finance rec projects. As the Bicentennial draws near the commission is expected to begin Selling its endorsement and use of ils logo to commercial interests As a Means of financing the Celbra Linn. This Money will be used in part to Send exhibits and per formers around the country in an Effort to reach those who Chin l make the pilgrimage Easl on i heir own. The Rainbow Trout gets ils name from the red Stripe often plainly visible along its sides. The Overall body color May vary from Silver to Green to nearly Black. A can Rovt fed by the management of Heaters Lii we in the . Film ral nil based in system devised by the motion picture Huixi alien of am Erica included in key Siig Gesick for general Auster Cesar aces. Admitted but parental guidance suggested Uler 17 net admitted unless accompanied by parents or guard an x persons Ufier 17 rot admitted be cause of sex violence Jome or pro Crown Sun. Wed. Dillinger r in color with Warren Dales and Ben Johnson As Melvin Purvis. Starts Disney song of the South in co Lor also the arise cats in color Carpi Sun. Tues. Huckleberry finn go in color Wilh Tony Randall. Starts wed. White i Ghl Ning pm color with Burl Reynolds. Carolina Sun. Sal. Scream Lacula scream pm in color with William Marshall. Circle driven Sun. Wed. The Brulls re in color. Thurs. Sat. Boot hill1 in color Wilh Terrence Hill. Play ii As it lays r color with tuesday Weld. Palmetto driven Sun. Wed. Everything you always wanted to know about it in color with Burl Reynolds Lynn Redgrave. Thurs. Sat. Lilack mama. White mama r in color. Also the night Evelyn came out of he grave Oil shortage continued from id he said provides 77 per cent of All of the Energy used in this nation. Roan. A member of Phillips marketing department told the club members that by 1985 or in 12 years Energy use in America will be doubled. By the year 2000. The Energy demand across the nation will he tripled. There Are fuel supplies. Roam contends. Some 55 per cent of the and 66 per cent of the discoverable Gas remains to be found in the United Well Why Aren t major Oil companies doing something about it the environmental scare has blocked 100 per cent of new Oil refinery construct Roane answered. The reason there will he a fuel shortage is the insufficient refining capacity due to the failure of permits to be issued for the building of new refineries Roane old the lion s club members. Government regulations Don t encourage major Oil com panics i to increase additional investment in exploration and production of crude Oil out of 100 Wells drilled there arc Only two thai arc commercially significant and it takes three to 10 years to develop an Oil Roane stated. Roane. Presenting a slide series to the club. Said. In 195-1. The supreme court ruled that Gas producers prices must be set by the Federal Power com Mission if they sold their Gas for resale in interstate Commerce. Gas producers predicted then that substituting Federal controls for free Market prices would discourage the search for new reserves and that s just what has happened. Exploratory drilling fell off sharply he said. What about the fantastic predictions for nuclear Energy Roane Seid during the 1960 s. Government agencies and other groups forecast immediate and rapid growth for nuclear Energy. They predicted he said that electric Power would soon be dominated by atomic plants. These forecasts were unduly Roane said adding completion of nuclear Power plants is running years behind costs Are much higher than projected originally and Strong Public opposition to nuclear Power Plant Sites had an Impact on the atomic Power future he said. It s estimated that the Petroleum Industry will have to spend about billion bet Ween now and 1985 to find. Develop transport refine and Market Domestic Oil and Gas to help meet consumer s Energy needs and this is based on the purchasing Power of 1970 Roane admit Ted. Why not import fuel the fact Hoane said continuing we Are going to have to depend increasingly on foreign Oil. For a considerable period of time and most of this increased flow of imports will have to come from the Middle East and Middle Kasl and Africa they can t get along among themselves let alone ally with a nation thousands of Miles away. Roane told of ii significant disruptions of Oil from Hal Region since world War ii and the two most recent in 1970. We use 650 million Gallons of Oil every Roane exclaimed. Just that one Day s Supply would fill More than Lank cars of a train 500 Miles Long of. We know Here s a problem but what can we do Roan says insulation of houses careful Choice of appliances and properly tuned automobiles would help. Fine know a Mechanic these Days who can tune a new automobile with an emission Calrol system on it spread he word if you do. A Wise and enlightened approach by government will enable our country to protect its environment and at the same Lime enjoy adequate supplies of Energy. I is vital that we do Roane concluded. How True again hut a Wise and enlightened approach by government to anything would be Welcome. Right consumers1 sarcasm however not solve our future Energy crisis though it helps to have someone to blame. Speaking of someone to blame How about All those Short trips to the grocery store for just a few items thai we could do without or that Sun Day afternoon drive through the Rountry or that a soluble la necessary loan of the family car for juniors big Date Friday night. Why not car pools and Gaspi walking to work if you re near enough perish the though what red blooded patriotic american would for one seconal consider using that four wheeled High powered air conditioned Gas hog Only when show boat a wiry Seth car him Thuri Myrtle Beach convention cent Elf met Alft 3 delicious flavors and Only 20c sunday make the whole family Happy offer Good s Noay Only al 317soulh 1821

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