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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 6, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaI or 47th year no. 187 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Florence s. C., monday morning july 6, 1970 daily Loc sunday is americas downtown Are trying for comeback by the amounted after two decades of decline neglect and disrepair the Down town areas of America s mid dle sized cities Are trying to Light to Weir Way Back to useful Ness and respectability. A a special report change in image and a change m functions Are the main weapons being used. Like one Industry communities trying to diversify the downtown of these 500.000 or less in population have been valiantly trying to change their role from primarily a regional shopping Center to a manifold attraction. They have sought to become centers of physically striking of fice towers and Homes for Cul Ture government and special events such As sports exhibitions and conventions and they have tried a myriad of ways to adapt their physical Structure to inc automobile. But after a decade of rebut d ing which is still continuing the Complete results Are not in. Many factors still operate against a downtown Renais Sance. The High Cost of owning Urban land still drives homeowners and businesses to the suburbs intricate government proce dures delay translating plans into fact and fears of r Sim crime and possible racial conflicts deter suburbanites from coming into downtown even to go the theater or restaurants at night. When the flight to the suburbs taught them unprepared and the suburban shopping centers stole their Trade Ninny of Ifie nation s cities found they had Little left to attract people. To provide new lures some have built cultural facilities such As the dramatically de signed Everson museum which opened last year in Syracuse . Soon to Bojo Ned by a performing arts Cen Ter. Nearly All have sought to Cap Ture the lure of special events in a civic Center auditorium Foi sports conventions or exhibitions. Some have tried renovate historic areas like Church Street in Mobile ala., target of an renewal plan or the mid victorian houses of the Burns Jackson area of Dayton Ohio to be renewed at a Cost of million. In Louisville ky., the whole thrust of a comprehensive redevelop ment plan is to bring the City Back to its historic riverfront. There Are contradictions in the methods being used. On one hand coast to coast Bonds an being floated for More High ways More parking garages. On the other cities like Tuluii okla., Reading pa., Spray Field 111., Richmond a. And Providence . Already have closed seek areas Many former streets from Auto traffic. Here they Hope t0 duplicate the ability to walk to every Type of store As the suburban shopping centers allow. Ami almost All have tried in replace the old with the new and build striking towers with in or gettable images. To a surprising degree they have relied in this task on the desire of big Banks and Large corporations for impressive main office build Ings bearing their name. In a copyright poll the Moines Tribune found this year that 7 out of 10 of the adults in the Des Moines Iowa metropolitan area would rather thus downtown retailers Are trying i Cater to the built in Market of to ft.000 people a Day who work said James Ward Secretary of the Ite Lail merchants Bureau. They Are seeking More Over head walkways to provide weatherproof passage for pedestrians and less conflict with cars. Some statistics provide a Pic lure of the decline of shopping in downtown. See downtown 1 age 12 reds take withdraw from City Pii Nom penh Cambodia where South vietnamese troops and along Highway 7 West o the enemy forces captured Iliad conducted vigorous rubber Plantation. Most of the District capital of Saang 20 Miles South of Phuomg penh on sunday but began pull ing out late in the Day. I he withdrawal began after the arrival from the capital of i ski i battalion of climb Lilian troops ony buses and civilian trucks. This Force never went into earlier. The attack Cost Hie ene my six dead with in lit casual said a number of lies to the defenders Hie re lands hot the i kind said i vietnamese infantry recon Nail sauce unit and armoured cavalry a Battle issued i , and in some cases the by South. Viel Yaniese head liar were followed lers reported an upsurge of no Iby ground assaults. Rucks on some in ils i in i i in 3 m m of my slain Ami , Viet enemy k remains of Canadian Airliner spread across Field near Toronto 106 persons died in disaster when plane crashed while approaching for Landing Canadian crash kills 108 Toko to a an , backyard of a farmhouse while ground Only Canada jetliner carrying his approaching Toronto in Erna House of Sytze persons. More than 20 of them a a d America slowed the Toko to map an backyard of a farmhouse while ground Only 75 feel from the Tze Burginia. Born Farmer said the blast blew the Back door and windows All aboard. Kermit la r Ley captures Canadian open title parachuting mishap kills local Man Timmonsville Tommy ii was i he second worst of his Frame Home. Disaster in Canada ? history and the second plane Accident in. Only in service four weeks Alhree Davs to claim More Ihan Jhc Jet had flown 494 hours and 100 lives. A British Jet crashed near Barcelona Spain on Fri Day with 112 aboard. The Canadian super pcs on a Benson j9, of Florence died Tenn no Montreal to los an sunday in a parachuting nosedive shortly after cadent near Here. The Pilot radioed the Airport that Coroner William Eaddy said one of his engines was on fire. A police spokesman said the control lower ordered the Pilot that Benson was making in the Hunggim Airport while he was doing so the Pretol Chute became. Enter led i planes and on his feet and he was was t0 open an emerge n c y j e n Parachute. I an airline spokesman said the faddy said the Pilot touched the runway once ._. into be Mart Mlyn Mckay and jump master bounced into the and then Dixon said that Benson big liner to the his third jump of the Day about 1 witnesses said that after Benson s Pilot Chute became entangled he threw off the j Maii Schule but did not get the i emergency Chute open. He fell was piloted by capt Peter Hamilton 49, a 24-year Veteran of Canada and a former president of the Canadian ail lines pilots association. Michael malays who was Tak ing his son to the Airport witnessed the crash and said one engine burst into flame. There were flames on the Bottom rear of the plane then lots of smoke then it just nosedive right Canada s worst disaster occurred nov. 20, 1963, when an other hcs the largest plane in Canada s Fleet crashed near Ste. Therese que., killing All 108 aboard. Kermit Corley fired a 67 in the final round sunday to win the Canadian open Golf tournament. Page 8. British troop strength is at a new High in Northern Ireland As threat of clashes continues Between protestants and catholics. Page 3. A big Federal Highway system project is scheduled to run through prop erty owned by underworld figures. Page 7. Index ask Andy classified soldiers killed and i lion and returned in the direr wounded. Lion of phenom penh Lute in the afternoon. While he enemy objective at Saang was not Clear Neil Italy men said the fact that the Ortli vietnamese and Viet Cong mounted an assault in the South Ern sector showed that they had completed Reou filling following earlier offensives and were on the move again. Cambodian officers have said the Southern sector is a most Likely invasion route to in idiom penh because of heavy foliage that prefects enemy forces from Aerial observation. The cambodian High com Mand reported enemy troops also where pressing toward Kampong Thorn a provincial killed Wilh Kulil casual Liei of Siw r own in Virue clashes in northernmost sector of South Vietnam. The the casualties stemmed from i claim included 12 Viet Cong who a series of Spellings and around i were Alward a junk that was full attacks against Soui i Viet i lacked and sunk by local militia namese units operating i to 11 a troops on a River j5 Niles South Miles Northwest of Svay a Ling of in Nang. Along Suez israeli planes strike egyptians by the Ako Ciulo i Israel warplanes missile Sites along the la Rcv j j attacked i Clann have l Headquarters 80 Miles North on sunday and the israelis phenom penh. The said one of the planes was shot comics 15 attacked by mortars by ground fire. The Gyp farm 5 servicemen sports women the night. Linus claimed two jets downed. Weather mostly fair and mild through tues Day. High mid 80s. Low mid 60s. Details Page 1. Continuing enemy buildups the israeli report said tin around Kampong Thorn and Man Crew of the aircraft fighting at Saang May signal j presumably a i i Han 8 the end of a week Long Lull in j Ion Jet panic billed into i Gyp major fighting in Cambodia. Ian territory. The command said govern a Cairo reposed the ment troops beat off an Al Lack j capture of an israeli Captain on Svay Chrum 70 Miles a . of phenom penh and four Miles from Svay Kieng Provin Cial Headquarters in an area Hie third Rall loss to i lie Queen begins tour of Canada into a wooded area in the same Side of is. 7fi As the Airport the Coroner said. Lie was associated with his father at the. Ace camera shop Day to begin a 10-Day tour of frob1sher Bay to. A Queen Elizabeth arrived at this Arctic Center Sun in Florence. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Iilda Blackburn Benson of Florence a son Thomas Stanley Benson of Florence his per Nils or. And mrs. Stanlcy a. Benson of Florence a brother Randall s. Benson of Florence and a Sisler mrs. Diane Kish Burn of los Angeles. Funeral arrangements will he. Announced by the Stoudenmire funeral Home. Flip sheriff s department and the Timmonsville police department joined faddy in the investigation. Kaderly said the death was declared accidental and no in quest is planned. Canada s Arctic and Manitoba. A crowd of about 500, including Many eskimos waved flags and smiled broadly As the Queen stepped off an Canada pcs Jet. The chartered flight came nonstop from London. With her was Prince Philip his Arm in a Sling As a result of a Polo injury last week and Princess Anne. Prince Charles who arrived in Frobisher Ray on saturday after a three Day Ottawa 12 minutes before the Queen s plane touched Down. Refore the arrival Prince Charles chatted with Joselyne Rouleau 21-year-old Niece of prime minister Trudeau and his dancing partner at. A dinner dance at government House in Ottawa Friday night. The Queen wore a soft Green coat. And hat and a dazzling smile As she walked Down a Blue carpet through a line of. Dignitaries giggling brownies and sober cubs. It was a colourful crowd. The eskimos wore parkas Moieties Wert Rosenl in j ill Iti flt la Sci Iii visit m Ottawa greeted his soap Lipf Tell new. Am parents and sister. Primp minister p e r r f. Kill ill to ideas arrived from Friendly Black and while loll gagged with children just off Chr Tarmac. Queen Elizabeth meets with Arctic Region inhabitants Queen and Prince Phillip greeted by hundreds Many Eskimo i i planes in thai period and to have captured three israeli an israeli military spokesman said the plane shot Down sunday was hit either by antiaircraft fire or. Missiles. Two israeli aircraft 1 i last tuesday were knocked Down by Soviel built sam2 Millie is the israelis say. Israeli planes carried out a Day Long strike on key plan tar gels in the Southern and Central sectors of the waterway the israeli military spokesman in Tei Aviv said. Lie denied the Cairo claim Ilia two planes were shot Down. The three aircraft which the israelis admit losing in a week Lime is their highest plane toll in a single week since the it lev Middle i last War. The israelis say they have lost planes fighting the arabs since the War 14 of them against the key plans. The claim to have downed 102 Gyp warplanes. 481 die tin Frosi accidents on the nation s highways claimed 4s1 lives As in Cru Day fourth of july weekend Drew to a close Sun Lay. Motor Isle in the country mid Section laced Good Road conditions Wilh mostly fair skies my dry weather. But the fast coast was spattered by Shower and the Southeast was drenched severe thunderstorms. In Leal h count ends at Midnight sinday. The Holiday period in at i . Local time Lay

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