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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 7, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaHarvey enters statewide race 10-a november Florence morning news income tax charges face five Columbia api five South Carolina businessmen have been charged with failing to comply with the state income tax Laws in the first warrants obtained by the four month old criminal investigation division of the stale tax commission. Tax commissioner Robert c. Wasson said tuesday the War Grants were obtained last week and the five arrested on information gathered by department investigators. Those accused face trial on charges ranging from failing to file income tax returns to fraud Wasson said. James Wayne Shepherd of i Batesburg. Operator of Jimmy s music co., allegedly failed to file a 1970 tax return Whon he had an income of and a 1971 return when his income Julian Kenneth Green a Greenville janitorial service owner is accused of failing to returns in 1970-72, when his income and and of failing to pay the state 1 in income axes withheld from his employees. Richard t. Smith and j. Rhc Din Smith construction firm owners of Marion Are each accused of three counts of Crimi Nal conspiracy and three counts of income lax evasion involving he years 1970-72. J. Rhedin Smith is accused of vomiting from his 1970 return omitting from his return he next year and of omitting sh.810 from his 1972 return. Wasson said charges Are Sim Ilar against Richard Smith except that in 1971 he is accused of omitting from his return and in 1972 of omitting Carl s. Bobo of Rock Hill operator of Bobo s used cars incl is accused of failing to re port sales of in three Ilion los of 1971 and three months in 1972. The criminal investigation omit formed july 1 to consolidate All commission tax probes. Columbia rep. W. Brantley Harvey jr., a Beau fort formally announced tues Day As a democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Declar ing that the decade of the 1970s offers South Carolina and its people unprecedented opportunities. Harvey 43, a Beaufort attorney and a member of the state House of representatives since 1958, made the formal announcement in news conferences in Greenville Columbia Charleston and Beaufort. He had previously announced his intention to run. The Only other announced candidate for lieutenant Gover nor is slate sen. Thomas f. Liar Nett of Charleston a re publican. Rep. Isadora Louried Richland is expected to announce Early next year that he will seek the democratic Nomi nation in the june primary. Elected to the House at the age of 28, Harvey is a ranking member of the House ways and Means committee and a Mem Ber of the House rules com Mittee. He has opened a state Campaign Headquarters in 1 urn Bis. Harvey pledged to work for better health care better hous ing advanced agricultural techniques and More and better Job opportunities but without sacrificing the Quality of our environment or those existing sources of employment. Our state gears up to pro vide More and better services in such areas As education and health so too comes the threat of big government and growing Harvey declared. State government created to serve the people and it can do so Only if the rep. Brantley Harvey it. Gov. Hopeful people themselves remain firmly in control. For that reason i see the 1970s As a time when the individual must again emerge As the most important element in our Karvey said. Both government and private Enterprise must increasingly be sensitive to the human needs of our our policies and practices must reflect that sen by congressman teachers intern plan announced the Frame shop custom framing Fine Art prints 442 a. W. Evans phone 66 5-0147 Washington a program under which school teachers in South Carolina s 6th congressional District May observe operation of their congressional office for a month has been announced by rep. De Young . Young said three intern Grants will be available through his office for senior High school teachers next summer. They Are special Lyndon b. Johnson Fellowship Grants in the amount of a month and recipients will be selected by a committee from applications throughput the District. Henry Sneed retired superintendent of the Florence District 1 schools is chairman of this committee and said that teachers in social studies particularly history government political science and related subjects should apply for the grails. Applications arc available at congressman a offices Sneed has been assisting Young recently on education matters and has been in Washington to visit with Federal officials discussing problems in the schools in the sixth District. Sneed is knowledgeable capable and comes across Strong in presen Ting the views of our area to the Washington Young says. He s been tremendous counties in the 6th District include Florence. Darlington Lee Marlboro Dillon Marion Williamsburg Clarendon Horry and Georgetown. Cactus Flower stand scheduled cantos Flower wednesday will open a stand Here As the season s presentation of the Hartsville Community players. Performances will be at 8 . Each night at the Center theater tickets Are on Sale at the Carlsville chamber of Commerce. Wine and Dine together two 12 of. Sirloin strip steaks baked potatoes. Salads m4.00 downtown 662-6341 Florence s. C. Good friends together baptists speakers scheduled Charleston baptists from across the will gather in Charleston s municipal auditorium nov. 13-15 for the 153rd annual South Carolina Baptist. Convention. The convention opens tuesday at . Patrick l. Baughman. A Wagener businessman and president of the state Baptist convention will pre Side Over the sessions and will deliver the president s address. This year s convention ser Mon titled is revival needed inside or outside the Church will be delivered by Rev. James p. Craine pastor of first Bap list Church Anderson. During the three Day meeting the Baptist will transact business matters for the state s largest denominational body and will hear reports from Baptist operated institutions and agencies other key speakers will include gov. Jimmy Carter of Georgia. Owen Cooper of Yazoo City miss., president of the 12 million member Southern Baptist convention and or. Leighton Ford vice president of the Billy Graham evangelistic association. Yields up Cotton Farmers soy Columbia Harvest of South Carolina s 1973 Cotton crop continued in full swing last week. Producers Are reporting much better yields than were previously expected. Production of Over one and one half Bales per acre is not uncommon. The us a s Cotton classing office in Columbia had its biggest week of the season. During the week which ended Friday nov7 2, the Columbia office classed new crop samples bringing the total for the season to according to Warren e. Deviney in charge of the Columbia office grades were about unchanged from the previous week and were distributed As follows Grade 31, five per cent Grade 41, 35 percent Grade 51, 26 per cent Grade 42, 11 per cent and Grade percent Staple length continued to decline slightly but remains excellent. Fifty five per sent stapled 34, and 42 per cent stapled 35. Micron ire readings also Are Good with 89 per cent miking in the 3.5-4.9 Range and 10 per cent miking 5.0 and above. Twelve per cent of the total samples classed were reduced in Grade because of grass. Market demand for current is Light and prices continue to weaken at most buying Points. The lower grades showed the sharpest declines. Most Mills were out of the Market and merchants were extremely reluctant to buy cot Ion As a result. Marion listed a historic place open sat 11 . To. 1t . All year round Buff Al catering take owl county com in mail s. C. Marion a sect xxi of downtown Marion has been listed in i the National Register of historic places according to the state department of archives a history. The listing announced by the govern ment listing made by the Marion county historical society. Mrs. J a. A Mclendon served As Chai r Mari of the society committee that prepared and furnished the i government with information . Included is the area around the Public Square in the Down by courthouse area. It is bounded on Trie North by the . Montgomery on Hii Rilee Street on. The South by the old Marion District parsonage on West Bap fist Street on the East by the Young Johnson and the West by the Marion grammar school on Willcox. According to mrs. Mclendon the area listed is believed to be the site of the original Village which settled late in the 18th Cen main and go Bow streets mrs. Mclendon said Are probably old Indian Crossroads. In 1798, four blocks were set aside in the area for building of Public buildings. It now includes a Large City Park county courthouse and other county office buildings a county i in Rary and City Hall. Other old buildings in the area include several houses and churches. Serving on the historical society committee with mrs. Mclendon were mrs. Lois Watson mrs Frank Salmon mrs. . Mcintyrejr. Mrs. Harold Bishop mrs. Lorraine Williams Garrett Earl Dozier. Randy Braswell and . Harrelson. Tobacco hearings series scheduled by House body by Thom and Fetson morning news state editor Hartsville series of four. Hearings the first thursday in Conway have been scheduled by the c. House tobacco study a Ommittee rep. Gary Byrd of Darlington county has Byrd said the hearing will Start at 10 . At the s. C. Public service a Jority on Elm Street. The Darlington representative said the committee is interested in hearing All per sons interested in tobacco marketing problems. The committee is composed of a member from All tobacco producing counties in the state. Rep. Johnny Waller of Marion county a lawyer and warehouseman is vice chair Man. Lour in slates Hartsville talk Hartsville there will be a regular meeting of the Darlington county Community action Agency commission at i ., nov. 15, at the new Quality inn South on South fourth Street Here. Slate sen. Isadore e. Lourie from Richland county will discuss his proposed legislation creating a stale division of con Sumer advocacy. Sci phase out eyed Columbia South Carolina department of corrections plans to seek about million in Sale funds to finance a five Yeji plan aimed at phasing out the Aein Central corrections institution Complex in corrections director William d. Luceke said tuesday his Agency will submit a formal request for the funding this week to the state budget and control Board. The second meeting in the series will be nov. 13 in Darling Ion at the James p. Mozingo county office building. The third is scheduled for nov. 15 at the Lake City National guard armory and the fourth at the Mullins National guard armory on nov. 27. All Start at 10a.m. Byrd said members from South Carolina of the Belt wide flue cured tobacco marketing committee also have been invited. Hearings Are designed to receive informal Ion from far mers warehousemen and tobacco related interests throughout the producing area so that recommendations can be made to the s. C. General Assembly concerning the problems encountered by far mers and warehousemen in in a r k it in g t by re said. The prison Revathi proposal includes closing Down the current Complex and transferring prisoners and a wide variety of operations to Vario ifs locations around the state. Locke said it is j hoped that at least million can be realized from Sale Fly the 28-acre site in the heart of Columbia reducing the total budget proposal to million Mode by prot Efird bonded full add s 250 South inc. Church St. Arrested Man Dies of wounds Sumter a police said a Man killed near Sumter Early tuesday Whon a held by a policeman attempting to arrest him went off. Sumter county Coroner i Low Ard Parnell said the victim William , 31, of Manning. Parnell said Lee shot by City policeman Lloyd a. Whit mire. He said Whitmire had chased Lee at speeds of up to 100 Miles an hour through Sev eral Stop signs until Lee s vehicle went out of control and off a Road about a mile North of Sumler. The Coroner said Whit mire had observed Lee failing to dim his lights for an oncoming vehicle and that the officer tried unsuccessfully to get Lee to Slop his car before Lum Ingon his Blue Light and Siren. Parnell said when the Lee vehicle wrecked Whitmire approached to arrest he Driver but that Lee hit the officer s hand with a Slick. The .3s-Cali her pistol in Whitmire s hand discharged the Coroner said. Lee died in route to a Hospi Tal fits wife and a 2-year-old child in his car were in Satis factory condition from wreck injuries. Parnell said no charges had been filed but that an inquest would be held and City police were incident. To

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