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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 26, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaPowell f if m to unicameral Assembly viewed Columbia Lap a Unica Meral legislature was Sug a sled wednesday for South Carolina by Ken Powell state. Republican chairman. Powell making Public a let. Ice of suggestions to the Legisla Ture s com Mittee i hat Mills thursday plumped for single member districts for at least one body if a two body legislature is retained. The cop Leader said if the Commilles. Headed by sen. Marion Gres Scute. Calhoun. Rejects the idea of single Mem Ber districts at last for he Senate hat it Ihnn consider a unicameral legislature with no More than the present House membership.-124. Me said this would save the taxpayers is million a year Lor the 1973-74. Sessions and Cut legislative costs in half in future years. The supreme court has in Jet Ted present House reapportionment. The subject in which Tresselle s committee meets thursday and Friday. Senate reapportionment. Approved by the court also May in reopened through a pending i nirl action Over whether incs Justice department was inquired lol isl review the Senate plan. Basic Homes plan receives Grant of Columbia i con Orlinm i headed by the South Carolina mousing authority is Ope of eight recipients of a ss5 us Grant or the Lisl phase of the Basic Lomes program the program is. Under the Overall supervision of the i s of mousing and Lar development Hudi. Slept Mayfield. Executive Dii Vior of the housing author said the main goal of the Bow of Iii a Basic House could be Ali vol oped within a Iforda la Cost of Between s7.5i10 and. Su.5ixi. Without Liing inn i Edural subsidies. John Hanefy. Program Maii for Calelle Columbus a represent ing said tour of the eight receiving the phase one Grants will receive a i Inal Grant of is million. The final Grant will be for the actual implementation of a construct non plan. Lolagi by said the programs be judged on the basis of new approaches taken toward More Denim Mical construction houses and innovative Means if financing. The program will in directed at Berkeley. . Dorchester. Jasper and counties where i Here is a great need for Low Cost housing. Conway blood award presented Conway Edward Hay Mcc Irmick of Conway received his three gallon club award in la Creamer Conway chamber of Commerce offices ibis past week for his personal Donal ions blood to the lied Cross blood Mobile. The award was presented by b. Finlayson. Conway Hospital administrator and chairman of the Conway area he not program. Mccormick began his of blood in while employed Al the Charleston naval shipyard. He is now a civilian employed at Myrtle Beach air Force base. Mccormick is married and Xith or. And mrs. Mccormick Are 1958 graduates of school. The next visit of the blood Mobile to Conway will be Al South Carolina Public authority on aug. 28.___________ Hartsville legion commander William Saleeby of the Kllc Fown Community is the new commander of. American 1-Cginn fool 53 Here he succeeds Tom Tisley in the Post. Among of her officers arc Clark first vice com Mander Frank Butler second vice commander Alwill h in a Jar third vice commander and John c. Libson in adjutant. Businessmen it is not All big business As the million South Caro Lina tobacco crop goes to Market. Also on hand Are Small businessmen Levone and Ricky Watford shown Here resting Between sales pitches for their peanuts. It is Small business bul still a Start staff photo by Sonny nuclear Power Plant opposed associated press writer Columbia api Duke Power company s proposed i million generating Plant in York county came under attack wednesday from the standpoints of both need and environmental concerns. Representatives of environmental groups look Issue Al a hearing before the South Caro Lina Public service commission with Duke s projection of its Power needs by 1980. They said the towers which would Cool Waler from reactors would dub the equivalent of a half Inch of rainfall daily Over an area of Miles. Attorneys for Duke Power objected to testimony to the effect thai approval of a construction certificate would be Selling the stage for the greatest civilian Accident in the attorneys said safety concerns come under the jurisdiction of the atomic in orgy commission not the pc. The plan would be located on Lake Wylie Aboul i3 Miles from Charloite and five Miles from Rock Hill. Original plans called for the Waters of Lake Wylie to be used As a coolant but Cooling Lowers Are now proposed at the insistence of the Environ Montai Protection Agency. Opponents argued that Duke has failed to present a detailed assessment of the possible environmental effects of the Cooling Lowers and the pc should delay a construction permit until More information is available on which to base a decision. Testifying for Duke were w. Beyer vice president for system planning Warren h. Owen. Vice president for design engineering and Frank a. Jenkins vice president for transmission and electric installations. They said the Catawba nuclear station is essential to meet an average 8.8 per cent annual increase in Power needs and provide an approximate 22 cent Reserve capacity by to. Otherwise they said residential and Industrial Power needs cannot adequately be met and Brownout and blackouts would inevitably occur. The Cooling towers would Emit a plume of Waler vapor rising 500 to Low feet above the ground and extending Hariw tally one fourth to one half mile. On rare occasions plumes could extend beyond this testified. Some local increase in fogging and icing May be expected Hul he effects on the local Environ ment a re expected lobe Thomas Wolport of Charlotte representing the Carolina Environ Mcneal Power group look Issue with the statistical method used by Duke to project ils Power needs. Acreage Transfer passes mailings lauds Young measure thursday july 1-b i Washington a Bill gel Ting final passage from thy . Senate wednesday can be very helpful to Farmers in some pee Dee counties. Sen. Kresl Hollings. . Hollings said the Bill which provide for emergency lease and Transfer of tobacco allot ments in four South Carolina and several Georgia counties got final Senate passage earlier in the Day and went to the White House. I am glad to see responsible action taken to help our banners who have been the victim of circumstances beyond their control. It is my Hope that he president will act quickly to sign this Bill into ill rings said. The measure gives the Secretary of agriculture authority to permit the Transfer of tobacco acreage allotments across county lines in i973ifone of t tie counties suffered a loss of 10 per cent or More in in Mlinor of acres of tobacco planted As a result of a National disaster. This will apply Only to farms which have suffered a loss of .70 per cent or More in the number of acres of tobacco ill rings said. He said the Transfer would have to be to a farm in the same or a nearby county in the slate having an allotment for the same Typo of tobacco. Counties affected in Smith Carolina would be Clarendon. Lee. Williamsburg and Sumler counties which suffered big crop losses during a period of extremely heavy rainfall in june. And cockeyed through House by. Kep. De Young. Is. A. With District freshman who had the unusual distinction of getting such a Bill passed without opposition during his first session. Prices stay High. Volume heavy in warehouses Market averages were up on most of i he pee Dee s tobacco markets wednesday during the second Day of tobacco auction sales while volume remained heavy. The state had an average of according to the free hide Vienna Apall Blind people and those who suffer from severe handicaps regard less of their income can now travel free on Vienna s Public transportation system Accord ing to an announcement by Lite austrian press and information service. Migrant labor compact backed Tallahass Iok. I la. Api a South Carolina stale Sena Tor said wednesday Southeastern Stales should look Inlo the idea of a compact agreement on migrant labor. There should be More communication Between Sale Legislatures said sen. James Stephen. D Spartanburg. We Hope to learn More about a compile Between the Stephen and Ralph Magoffin. Deputy agriculture commissioner headed a group of South Carolina officials studying migrant labor Laws and problems in i lot Ida. Stephen said a great portion of migrant workers in Smith Carolina arc Florida based. We be Learned 70 per cent of our migrant children in schools come from Stephen said his group wanted to learn More about what Florida is doing to solve problems of farm labourers. The group also plans to visit Georgia. Please Don t spend a lol of the taxpayers Money on stud said stale sen. Philip Lewis. A Wisl Palm Beach chairman of the Florida legislative commission on migrant labourers. Up to our Eye balls in Lewis said his commission had decided ils Job was o Over see enforcement of stale Laws on farm labourers and act As a Clearing House for farm worker we re not Short of or so ofic or conv Hurc in markets we May be Short of people doing their snid Levis. Who maintain took Over As chair rom of the two year old commission last Spring. I Don t envision us As an activist group running Oil and championing Lewis added. We see As an overseer of agencies to see they enforce the Stephen said Farmers in South Carolina were relic Lintl to accept social changes with respect to migrants. The Farmer has a hard enough time with ins help Al ready. He said. Sometimes the climate for social change in South Carolina is not As Good As in Stephen said South Carolina Lalair Camps had not Hail prob lems with disease of Florida had. But we be been Lucky. We Don t have bul iwo that May meet the Federal health stand co Market news service fur the second Day. Lifting the two Day season average slightly to s8.3.-i1. Rep. Gary w. Byrd of Dar Lington. County charged that prices by Grade averages were falling somewhat on some markets and said the companies were paying less than the Farmers could afford to pro Duce tobacco and sell it for. The prices should be on the Byrd said adding that prices Farmers Are paying for everything else Are going up. Byrd asked for help from the s. C. Department of agriculture and department representatives joined him on a tour of markets. Prices remained Ali us the same the government reported on lower grades tobacco bul icy were up about for higher grades. The total volume for the state was pounds. The season sales total reached 10. For the Sale for two Days. The top Price paid by Compa Nies was Raj Virled As so for cutters and receipts of the flue cured tobacco cooperative stabilisation corp. Were reported As .4 per cent compared to 2.fi per cent last year on opening Day. Meanwhile. Georgia Florida of their opening Day Levels when pounds fors84.8l Georgia commissioner of agriculture Tommy Irvin warned hat a scary ill of in Bacco on Georgia s markets could cause warehousemen to seek the Leaf from some other Belt. Irvin warned Farmers that keeping their tobacco off geor Gia warehouse floors could mean imports from he Caro . These warehousemen Are geared to operate at full Capa City said Irvin. Irvin is in a tour of South Georgia tobacco markets in Sylvester. Teflon and Moultrie. Hugh Clardee or. .1 Worth county warehouseman said Farmers Are withholding their tobacco from the markets to see what the Market is going to Here Are Markel by Markel poundage and averages As re ported by the tobacco Market new service Wodni Isdar v governor s wife Center helps with Camp Hope circus Day camper Linda Mckinney. Right of Seneca gets assist from mrs. John West Timmonsville Lake 1 Camp Hope s silent Walls come alive with laughter Pamplico 6i0.57g 84.83 Timmonsville. 2.39.324 84.81 totals 83.41 Clemson it. Used to be that mentally retarded children were the forgotten members of the Community. While other youngsters were going through All the Normal experiences of childhood and growing into adulthood the mentally handicapped were Likely to be left More or less alone in their own private worlds. Of course their families cared and a few family Fricon Sond an occasional Church Volunteer or professional worker in the Field of mental retardation. Jul for the most part the men tally retarded were denied Many of those taken for Gran cd experiences enjoyed by other children in their develop mint Inlo fully productive fully garlic paling members of society. Jaycee Camp Hope. South Carolina s Only statewide resident Al summer Camp for mentally retarded children and adults is a dedicated at tempi tit Holp remedy that situation. Counselor at the Camp which has just ended its first session Al Clemson and is gearing up for iwo other sessions Al Camp near Aiken Are Given a Brief intr Duclion by the staff Mem Bers from Clemson University s Deparl Mcnol of recreation and Park administration. The Gist of in e introduction tells a lol about the spirit and aspirations of Camp Hope. H goes something like this Camp Hope is alive bul you May not notice it at once. On first Riding in. With the scenes of inc City still lingering in your nose you Likely won l sense anything magic in the Pine warm air. The place will probably just look like an empty realm of forgotten Plank buildings icel standing among the Trees for the wind to lick and Ibe hugs to measure. Bul the magic is hiding there All the same and when you. Finally discover it being careful not to search Loo far Mil Side the Bounds of your own heart that marvelous magic will transform Camp Hope into a living loveable entity with a warm personality of ils own. So Don t lol the silent Walls fool you. Be pal enl and Wail awhile until they breathe with the laughter of children. Then will thai mysterious thing which is the soul of Camp Hope begin to stir and awaken to Lurn dreams into Golden Camp Hope has one major goal to help give to the Retar ded child or adult what every other person needs for life self Reliance and the ability to interact successfully and fruit fully with others. The same fill who attended the first 197.3 session. The others who will Allend the upcoming sessions and the hundreds who have participated in Camp Hope in the past learn self Reliance and social interaction skills through routine Cam Ping activities Hie hikes in the Woods the group sings and cookouts. Camping overnight on the ground and sports and Craft activities. Mrs. John c. West wife of fire governor of South Carolina visited the recent Clemson Cam pus session of Camp Hope. She helped the campers apply their makeup for n circus joined in a brio game of kick nil and dialled quietly with As Many campers As she could during her stay. Her rapport Wilh the campers and the Plain fun that she and hey expressed about the Day arc eloquent pc of that the men tally handicapped do have a place in everyday life and thai they have something give As Well As a need to receive. Through personal experiences like that and just Plain caring on the part of others. The mentally retarded come Lobel Ter understand that a lion they depart Camp Hope and return to i hair Homes or schools they Iru by arc not the in Gollen members of the Don t Lei those silent Walls fool you especially Al a place where special children s dreams Are soon turned into Golden memories. Presbytery authorizes split Columbia of the Congaree presbytery have approved the withdrawal x of five churches from the . I presbyterian Church and relinquished All rights to their prop Erly. The Only proviso is that the requests to withdraw must be received by sept. 15. The withdrawing churches j Are in Columbia Winnsboro j and Blair. The Rev. Robert Smith of Winnsboro the chairman of the committee on the minister and 4 his work presented a a Solu 5 lion approving the withdrawal to who Mcling

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