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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 17, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 198 the Only daily paper published in astern Carolina Florence s. A Friday morning july 17, 1970 daily Loc sunday ise pronounced dead Marine Cpl. Robert Madewell is much Auve Leatherneck recovers in Memphis Hospital following Vietnam death saved by a moan dead Marine Given a new lease on life Memphis Tenn. A the Booby trap exploded spewing shrapnel through the Junge. The corpsmen briefly checked Over the Young Marine lying in the Viet Nam mud. He s they were wrong. They were putting me in a bag to ship me Home As dead and i moaned so they rushed me right into the operating explained Lance Cpl. Robert e. Madewell in an interview thursday. Madewell 20, of Muskogee okla., is reaching the degree of recovery that will soon allow him to leave Memphis naval air station Hospital. The Marine corps will give him a medical discharge. The shrapnel hit me All Over. It got me in the jugular vein and another was it the femoral artery. They say you usually have Only 60 seconds to live when you re hit either the Young Marine said it All happened suddenly. A scout dog and his Trainer were just ahead on the patrol in hot Pursuit of fleeing Viet Cong. The dog hit the bouy said Madewell. The Trainer was hit he must have been killed. I was four feel behind him and was messed up pretty dozen Long shrapnel pieces. It was Lucky for me that i d just turned my head so i did t catch the shrapnel head the last thing Madewell remembered before dying was the feeling that he was covered with blood and the pain of a c or Osman putting Gauze into the big wound in his. Neck. The body was taken to a military morgue and tagged. Six hours later As they lifted him to place him in the Canvas bag Madewell moaned. After surgery in Vietnam he was quickly shifted to a Hospital in Japan where 10 Days of darkness in a coma were followed by 14 Days of Semi coma. Madewell did not know he had once been considered dead until he was flown Here from Japan and his parents came to visit him four weeks ago. They old me said the Young Man who was a Star football player in High school in Muskogee then briefly worked in Dallas As an order clerk for a wholesale shoe and purse distributor before joining the marines in Early 1969. Madewell who can move about on crutches has twice been allowed to visit Home where he said everybody was glad to see he has a younger brother and sister. Things looking up for u. S. Economy report hints Trade Advance inflation slowdown Washington a after six months of doldrums the nation s Economy blossomed thursday into the Promise of a business revival and slowing inflation. The Commerce department s quarterly report on Gross National product showed an Al most invisible increase in actual production during april May and june ending two quarters of decline. At the same time the report showed inflation at an annual rate of Only 4.2 per cent the lowest since the july september Quarter of 1968. For the Nixon administration it was a Wel come Relief from the previous Quarter s 6.4 per cent highest since the korean War. Total Gross National product for the april june period was billion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate up from billion in january february and March. This was an in crease of a modest 4.5 per cent. It was almost entirely the re sult of the 4.2 or cent Price in crease leaving a real in crease in production of Only three tenths of one per cent. Gnu measures. The value of All goods and services sold and real Gnu is figured in dollars to. Eliminate the effects of current inflation. But meager As it was the real increase was Welcome news to government policymakers who because of its Small size tended to View it As no change at All. However it followed two consecutive quarters of decline which had prompted some observers to conclude the nation stocks soar new York a Stock Market prices advanced strongly thursday in moderately Active trading. Analysts attributed the rally to renewed investor Confidence in business and the Economy noting that second Quarter corporate earnings reports from Many major companies have teen better than expected. Was in its fifth recession since world War ii. Prices which were largely re the Economy stabilized Rath despite the encouraging Fig j ures the nation is still not out of the economic Woods. Unemployment is near 5 per cent an May go higher. And consumer prices have yet to show any important reaction to lessening increases in wholesale and Industrial Spon sible for the retarded inflation figure of the second Quarter. Both the Commerce and Treasury departments reacted with guarded optimism. Harold c. Passer assistant Secretary of Commerce said the reports revealed an essentially sideways or than continuing to he said. This lays the foundation for an Early resumption of he said consumer spending was the strongest Factor in the Gnu and was responsible for the entire increase and he said there Are indications from a 7.6 per cent rate of consumer Sav in two spending will Rise still More this year. A Treasury spokesman said the figures do not indicate an upward but Are obviously an improvement Over last million loan granted for hous no the Florence housing authority has been awarded an additional loan of from the department of hous ing and Urban development Hud to construct an additional 150 units. Low rent housing of the loan a w accents pension demand sept 25th strike deadline Detroit a vowing to Tion of the Union s new contract is a pattern for bargaining later strike one of the big three Auto demands at Ford motor co. Announcement was made by . Senator Strom Thurmond ii s c thursday who said the loan is a part of a total loan of for the construction of a total of .150 Low Cost hous ing units. Sen. Thurmond said that 100 of these housing units have been specifically designated for the elderly. In Florence the news was welcomed Mcgowan by John chairman of housing authority of Florence and John Daniels the authority s executive director. The officials said it was a very pleasant Surprise As they had been waiting and hoping it would come through in order to get the program started. Daniels said the loan announced thursday will bring the total loan funds available to Wie original or to the million figure. See housing Page 2-a lakers sept. 15 if there is demands were Laid on new contract by then the bargaining table at general 1 Auto workers Union corp. On wednesday and Hasi Zed thursday its aim be taken to Chrysler corp. In a lifetime minimum Friday. Current three year monthly after 30 with All three expire at vice regardless of sept. 14. Both the strike threat big three in cry Sion emphasis came workers Are involved and a president Leonard new pacts Are Nego cd after a two hour present will be used by la i a two persons found at truck Stop in Dillon Dillon establishment for about two a enforcement officers ducting an investigation e shooting deaths of two to sheriff Lee the e found dead in a truck were found by a truck re and another customer Dillon county sheriff h o stopped at the establish a identified the victims Lee said the woman had Imes Sidney Lowry about shot in the head and her d Dianne Walker about and feet bound with said the two were found he said Lowry was lying e living quarters of the the floor and had apparently uck Stop located on shot in the Back. And u. S. Highway out Lee said the building been padlocked and he has Dianne Walker was state Law enforcement the truck Stop As officers from Colombia Wilress. Lowry had Aid in the investigation. The agricultural implement aerospace and automotive sup ply industries where it has an other embers. Woodcock said the pension de Mand had been singled out for special emphasis in opening talks at Ford but Yave no Rea son for this. He added that stress also had been placed on return to an unlimited Cost of living escalator lost at Ford in 1967 despite a seven week strike. Malcom l. Denise a Ford vice president and bargaining chief echoed his pm counter part in telling the Union that any new settlement should be Nonin Al Alionar. At general motors mean while the International Union of president Nixon greets Britain s Prince Charles Princess Anne with them at White House Are mrs. Nixon and daughter Julie Eisenhower storm blasts areas fanfare at White House Charlie Princess Anne receive family Welcome Washington a Brit Ain s Young Prince Charles Anc Princess Anne were welcomed at the White House thursday with trumpet fanfares and greetings from president Nixon. Nixon told them they should feel very much at Home and get to know this country from Congress to the local baseball some members of the White House staff and their families and diplomats from 22 Commonwealth nations attended the ceremonies on the South Awn of the White House. The crowd applauded the Visi ors and waved tiny British and american flags that had been landed out at the White House. The the Royal visit was an indication of the closeness of relations Between he United states and great Britain and the British com also the Fame ies in this House and the president and his family turned out to Greet Princess Anne 19, dressed in a Lime Green mini with a Broad brimmed White Straw hat trimmed in White and Green silk Sash and Charles the 21-year old Prince of Wales in a Brown suit with a Pale Blue Pinstripe. They flew Here from w uni Peg Canada aboard a presiden tial Jet plane. The plane landed at Andrews air Force base and a helicopter brought them to the White House. When cameramen focused on the arriving Prince and Prin Cess Anne said i did t think they made that Many Camer Prince Charles responding to n Ixon s welcoming remarks said it was a Peculiar Honor o be invited to stay in the White House on his first visit to this country something he said he lad not expected. He said the visit of Only three Days is too Short and he would Ike to come Back and see More of the United states at another Ime. He said he has always longed to come to this country which he said is very fascinating and intriguing to him and his sister. Nixon said it seemed to be a historical record that British princes of Wales visited the United states about every 50 first having come in 1860, during the administration of president Buchanan. Charles is the third Prince of Wales to visit Washington. Before going inside the whits House for refreshments and a Brief rest before they started their sightseeing the Prince and Princess stood with the Nixon in the first floor Balcony and waved to the crowd. Several Hundred reporters and cameramen have been accredited by the White House to cover the three Day visit that includes a Barbecue at Camp David the presidential Retreat in the Cato tin mountains of near by Maryland and a night sight seeing tour of Washington thursday night. Farmers and other residents of certain areas in Florence and Darlington counties welcomed the Rains which came thursday evening but they did t Welcome what the rain brought with it. The Rains brought winds of Tornado like Force in the Elim Section of Florence county and Syracuse Community of Darlington county the winds and even some Hail blasted crops buildings and. Trees throughout the areas according to reports. Residents of the two areas described the wind As being somewhat like a mrs. Cindy Smith who was visiting friends in the Syracuse Community said the storm was she said it pushed Pine Trees bending to the ground at the height of the storm about to 7 . Others in the area reported damage to buildings and crops from the Hail and wind. Otto Davis of lit. 4, Darlington said one of his tobacco barns was literally picked up and flattened out. It was a Good barn Davis also noted the damage done to the Trees in the area particularly the tree in his front Yard. He the tree was the heavy winds Home was spared downed by the Davis damage but he said at least one neighbor was not so fortunate. Davis said a Back porch was ripped off one House while a nearby trailer Home was picked up and moved to another another Syracuse Community resident e d. Tyner found he tops blown off two of his tenant houses according to Davis. Don Blackman claimed the winds messed up the roof on he Kirby he said another store was also Damag another store wan also damaged and that his tobacco crop had suffered some damage along with area Trees. S. C. Leaf growers approve programs air Force Mission arrives in Israel electrical which represents Mem ploys in appliance and electric Al plants began new contract Alks with the corporation and he Law presented 11 so called position one of the Law s position papers called for pm to take a strict hat ids off policy in Law to organize its White col a workers. The Union represents some salaried personnel it Chrysler but none at pm or Ord. Slate tobacco growers overwhelm by approved Price supports and acre age assessment increases in thurs Day s referendum. See Page 2a. Vice president Agnew met secretly last month with Guatemala s new president Arana. See Page 12a. Is there a steam or Windup Auto in your future As a result of the anti pollution fight see Page 98. Index ask Andy 3a classified 6b comics 9b deaths 2a markets 4b editorials 4a sports 1b women 8a weather Clear and not quite As hot today and tonight. High today in Low 90s Low tonight around 70. Details Page 3a. Tel Aviv a a . Air Force Mission has arrived Here on what is described As a fact finding tour list it has aroused speculation that the visit May have political Over tones. The . Air Force strike command Mission headed by the Deputy chief of the com Mand. It. Gen. James Edmund son flew in wednesday night but their presence was not officially announced until 24 hours later. The group has met with israeli army chief of staff Gen. Haim bar lev and defense minister Moshe Dayan. Their visit follows a rash of foreign reports that the Unn cd states might make some sort of. Military gesture to counter deepening soviet involvement in Egypt. These reports have raised the possibility of the . 6th Fleet visiting an israeli port or of an american air Force Squadron Landing Here. Some observers said there could be a connection Between the reports and the visit

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