Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Jul 26 1973, Page 14

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 26, 1973, Florence, South Carolina2-b thursday july Florence morning news sister Elizabeth Hammonds is shown handling a Rattlesnake at the holiness Church of god in Jesus name at Greenville recently. She was bitten in a service last sunday and has been hospitalized in Greenville listed in critical Condi Tion. A Oil independents seeking Relief . Independent nil marketers from the Carolinas will input thursday night with a representative of the Cost of living Council to ask for Relief from Price regulations under phase1 -1 economic controls. Max Jackson executive i . Fund probe scheduled halk1gii api the High Way patrol s top oleic or said wednesday he planned in Check out published reports hint sow troopers have been pressured into making pay ments to n self assessed fund for families of dead troopers and retiring patrolmen. Guy said the fund program started in the was Petely the Greensboro daily news quoting unidentified troopers reported in wednesday editions thai some Highway patrolmen had refused to make monthly payments la the fund although Al least one had been told Losell personal property if necessary to raise the Money. Col. Edwin Guy said the pro Grain was administered by a special committee of seven hoopers one Serge and and one Captain. I m just one Vole in it. 1 Don t take any hand in it because it it s not an administrative he said in an interview. Guy. The patrol commander said Money raised by the pledge program went to families of troopers killed in the line of duly or who died while still on he Force and to retiring troopers with 20years service. If a trooper is killed today his beneficiary lakes prefer ence Over any Guy said Ueno fils trom the program were paid to families of five hoopers killed last year he said. Guy said the Despai Imant s retirement program provides s290 a month for troopers with Al least 20 years service. The retirement benefits when you compare the Cost of living today Are real he said. The daily news reported Tinl its interviews produced allegations that trooper had been advised by a Superior to cover the Cost of his pledge on an expense shed. Trooper was told to sell personal property if to needed Money to meet his pledge. Retired trooper who collected from the fund said a trooper could be Black balled if he did not participate. Rector of the Carolina Oil marketers association said under phase dealers would have to Roll Back retail prices to fan. 10 Levels while paying wholesale prices in effect May 15. On Jan. 10. Independent Deal. Ors in the Campinas were wag ing a Price War and there was t a Price Al the self serve level Over cents a gallon in the whole slate of North Caro said Jackson. Prices on Lylial Dale ranged from 26 to 32 cents a Jackson said in would be disastrous if dealers had to sell at Jan. 10 Levels. indicated to me they would be forced to close Jackson said independents would be in better shape if the prices could be rolled Back to a More Normal Price such As 36 cents per gallon. Independent Oil associations from the dugout the country Are meeting to discuss the proposed Price regulations. Jackson said. The Carolinas marketers will meet with Charles Owens Spe Cial consultant to the Cost of living Council. Strand promotion trip scheduled Myrtle Beach a Canadian promotional trip for the grand strand will be led by greater Myrtle Beach chamber of Commerce president Peter w. Grier and Nicki spoils. Miss Sun fun. Aug. 18-22. The trip will coincide with the Start of he Canadian National Mcnel aug. 18. The Cne will be open through Cpl. 3. Interested members of the chamber Are invited to participate in the Canadian trip. It s a pay As you go promotion that can be combined with a vacation. All participants will pay their own expenses. Grier said. Arrangements for television and publicity appearances for miss Sun fun Are being handled by the South Carolina depart ment of Parks. Recreation and tourism Jockson named to College study Greenwood or. Larry Jackson president of Lander College has been elected to the continuing commission for the study of Black colleges of the United methodist Church. The continuing commission was established by the 1972 general conference to study the twelve Black colleges related to the uni cd methodist Church. The commission will make recommendations to the 1976 general conference on the status of these institutions after securing adequate information. Southwark uniforms opening August 1st. Sale Lwort Sterling the China shop downtown Florence West Lindsay Akers i j Dillon gov. John West and sen. John c. Lind Sziy. A mar Boru. Arc scheduled to at the opening of. South Carolina s seventh Welcome can scr it 2 . The new censer. Located 3.5 Miles South of the South Carolina North Carolina Bor Der is operated by the s. C. Department of Parks. He creation and tourism. The Highway department const cd the Center and is in charge of maintaining it. Located on a 12 acre Trucl the Center s parking area can accommodate 91 cars and 20 trucks. Rest room facilities entrances further accommodate visitors. The new Center is staffed by three full Lime hostesses two part Lime summer hostesses and a supervisor. Specially rained to provide visitors Witti travel information and suggestions on the stale s Many tourist attractions these hostesses serve in important function in promoting the state As a vacation destination. In addition new Center on 1-95. Six other permanent Welcome centers Are in. Operation near the slate s Bor Ders on 1-26. 1-85. U. A 17. U. S 301 and 1-20. Future state Welcome Conle Sarc planned on. 1-95 near the South Carolina Georgia Horder in Jasper county and on 1-77 in s . Mcleod probes sterilization Columbia to South Carolina atty. Gen. Daniel it. Mcleod said tuesday he is joining a welfare probe of sterilization practices in Aik ii courtly. He said after conferring with director Archie Ellis of. The department of social services he will enter the matter on a fact finding he said his entry into the probe is because it is a matter of Public interest and Ellis is looking into the situation in which obstetricians in Aik ii have refused to deliver babies of welfare recipients unless the women agree to sterilization. Economist sees Tough credit r f a Marc Cuckson the Rise in the prime interest rate to eight and one half per cell Means South Carolina s crop and livestock producers will be facing a tight Money situation when borrowing to finance operations during the coming months a Clemson University agricultural economist says. Or. Daniel b. Smith says the continuing Rise in food and feed production costs can create a critical situation for some far mers especially Itose who have nut. Followed and Are not now pursuing a sound Money management policy. Hising costs can be expected to push the s. C. Farm debt past the million in Loans outstanding on Jan. Smith said. The economist said he believes there will be a sufficient Supply of Money bul said Farmers should gel their Finan Cial House in order to meet changed conditions. Lending agencies will be looking More closely at loan applications with a keen Eye on Money management performance of the Smith advised Farmers to prepare for the tighter Market by using adequate budgeting and preparing a Cash flow of annual income and expenses. He also advised studying closely the needs for Short intermediate

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