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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 7, 1973, Florence, South Carolina2-a wednesday november Florence morning news Urban renewal project ahead of schedule the Florence housing authority s acquisition of property for the East Evans Street Urban renewal project is ahead of the authority executive director said tuesday. Addressing the housing authority Board of com missioners John _ Daniels said properly acquisitions Are run Ning months ahead of schedule. He said he anticipates being Able to begin the demolition of 14 buildings in the project area late this month. The housing authority has closed the Purchase of 26 pieces of properly in i he project area and offers hive been accepted drainage recommended for farms As the harvests Are completed and the far weather persists area conservationist Al Cole suggests he install Ion of tile drainage. Crops arc coming off the land the weather is Good and Conser Valion contractors Are available to do the installation Jon he said tuesday. Tile drainage serves three purposes he explained. By using tile the Farmer is Able to do away with Many open dil Ches. This eliminates the Cost of ditch maintenance and permits him to farm larger More regular Fields. Safety hazards to the operation of farm machinery Are reduced As the number of open ditches he said. The lilacs Drain the free water out of the soil before a run off occurs. The water is siphoned off the soil and channelled to a ditch or a natural drainage Way. Such As a Stream or a draw. At a Cost of forty five cents per foot tiling May he Laid at the rate of a Orice includes d installation and filling. Although there is no Federal Cost sharing for conservation work available. Soil Conser vation service personnel cantle necessary engineering he said. This Aid includes an evaluation of the Type of tiling required As Well As an analysis of the soil Type. On an additional 32 parcels of property Daniel said. Seven property owners Are considering offers to Purchase from the housing authority he said. Al the same Lime condom. Nation proceedings Are being brought against seven property owners to Clear the title to their property or to resolve differences Between the authority and the owner Over property value he said. Thirty one property owners have Licon relocated Daniels said and 14 others have located a new site. Commissioner or. S. A. Greenberg recommended the we Street and parking area in he Urban renewal project be As soon As possible. The additional parking area i s needed to retain firms in the us neral business District. Daniels also noted Hal efforts Are being made to locate qualified White families for residence in the Waverly Street apartments. The housing authority is trying to maintain a ratio of White to Black families in Public housing projects he said. Fac professor writes manual. Or. Ingram c. Parmly. Assistant professor of sociology at Francis Marion College has authored a manual titled men Tal health associate a curriculum published recently by the North Carolina department of Community colleges. The manual provides guidance to Community colleges in developing educational programs for mental health workers in psychiatric health centers and other agencies concerned with personal adjustment. Parmley emphasizes helping students to Deal with their own attitudes concerning people with pm Lional difficulties develop skills in the management of behavioural problems and understand the psycho dynamics of human behave or. Parmley look an . Degree in philosophy at Peabody College and his . Degree in sociology. At North Carolina state University. Symposium opens Yeprem natives of Mcleod memorial Hospital and Florence Darlington technical education Center Are shown making preparations for a two Day health career symposium which begins at Tec s Allied health building wednesday morning. The symposium which wih in clude seminars career and commercial exhibits and guidance for health career programs will be directed toward High school guidance Counselor and students. Staff photo by Sonny county Council action Council rejects request for mental health funds association meets today the representative Council of the Florence county education association will meet at 4 . Thursday in the Pamplico mid dle school in Pamplico. Mayor proclaims Hope sunday sunday has been designated As Hope sunday in a proclamation issued by Florence mayor. Cooper Tedder. Florence Jaycees and Jaycee ettes will sell Candy this sunday to raise funds for the mentally retarded children s Camp Hope. The mayor urged citizens to donate generously to Aid the less fortunate of by Edmeade morning news staff writer for the third Lime in As Many meetings the Florence county Council rejected tuesday a request for local matching1 funds to establish a comprehensive Community mental health Cen Ter to serve Florence Darling ton and Marion counties. Action came on a four one Vole Wilh three abstentions. Councilmen g. B. To Stokes f. M. Lynch jr., r. L. Pos Lon and j. B. Mccutcheon voted to deny the funds. Councilman Jerry Keith voted to Grant the funds and councilmen Cale Yarborough . Floyd and Joe Griffin abstained. Menial health professionals members of the Florence county mental health association industrialists and others spoke it favor of comprehensive Community menial health Center before Council voted. The pee mental health Center requested Florence Darlington and Marion coun lies to provide local Matching funds for the establishment of a comprehensive in and Center. The three counties would have funded 10 per cent of the Cost of the clinical staff for the first two years. Federal and state participation would have amounted loan additional for staff salaries. The third year the three coun lies would have been called upon to 20 per cent of the staff salaries the fourth and fifth years 25 per cent of staff salaries and m per cent during the sixth through eight years j applications for the Are made annually Center. Director John Howard said. The project could be terminated at any time he added. Florence county s 51 per cell of the first year s local mat Ching funds would have Amoun Ted to councilmen opposing the county s participation did not oppose the program itself but feared the increasing Cost to the county Over the years. Lynch said the program will Cost the county annually after the Federal funds expire. Griffin questioned. How Are you going to Slop it once it s pos Lon said the county is almost facing a tax revolt now. Efforts by Griffin to postpone a vote until Laler this month failed. County manager Clyde Barnes and Stokes would Only subject the Council to increased Public pressure. On another split vote the Council voted five to three to construct a new social services building on present site of the Irb y Street agriculture building. Councilmen Yarborough Floyd Lynch Poston and Mccutcheon voted in favor of using the site. Councilmen grif Fin slopes and Keith voted against the Sile. Earlier Council chairman d. M. Bath read a Letler from the stale department of youth ser Florence chamber elects officers hears reports new officers were elected and reports on present and planned construction were presented monday at the Florence Cham Ber of Commerce monthly meeting. At first the selections for officers by the chamber s nominating committee were ratified by the 30 members present. The confirmed Sale for 1974 included . Rain water jr., president c. Pat Kelly president elect Leonard Hutchison Community development Matt Wallace Public affairs . Turner organization relations and Willis Gregory treasurer. Among the highlights of the committee reports we re a pc sensation of the alter natives for wiring installations in businesses adjacent to the City county Complex parking lot. Rainwater explained that Allan Wood will present nov. In a package Deal for wiring drainage and paving of private parking areas. _. _ a request by the civic Cen Ter committee that the City Council appoint an and hoc interim committee to proceed Wilh the planning of the Center until next Spring when the legislature will be asked to appoint a commit Lee. Or. . Smith the committee s chair Man noted thai opposition to the Center May come from those advocating the construct lion of a regional Hospital. For some it s an either or proposition a Survey of local Industry and business for use of the Florence Airport was reported incomplete. A request of from the City Council for the operation of a week end emergency room Al Mcleod Hospital. Chamber members discussed a proposal by the prefer i Cham Ber president cd Thompson to postpone for another year the awarding of a policeman for the year award. An initial consideration to establish a selection process it was decided to delay the mat Ter until next year. Mayor c. Vices saying the county s offer of Purchase part of the school for boys property had been referred to the state budget and control Board. The Council approved the expenditure of up to annually to provide an emergency medical staff in the emergency room at Mcleod memorial Hospital. Or. Hunter slopes greater Florence chamber of Commerce Hospital services committee chairman said physicians from surrounding military bases will be used to staff the emergency room. A six month Pilot program using military physicians had proved effective he said. But the Hospital loses Money on the operation of the emergency room due to its inability to collect from patients he said. Slopes said officials Al Florence general and Bruce Llo spills have indicated the hospitals Are not interested in becoming involved in emergency care. A request from t. Griffin director of the Florence air missile museum for funds to develop a Branch of the museum on 1-95 was rejected by Council. County delayed action on a request from a. J. Kinder for Council action to pro decl residents of Northern Florence county from the industrialize Tio Nof the area. Action was delayed pending a1 formal presentation of the High Way departments recommendations for Long Range Highway improvements. Cooper Tedder urged the delay because we have enough factions. So we Don t want to have one group supporting one candidate and another faction a Dif Ferent five new members elected to he chamber s Board of directors were also introduced Bruce Crowley Ralph Mcadams Patler son . Turner and . Wallace. Dozier anticipates no police changes Rainwater left and Kelly Escuss goals they were elected at chamber meeting tuesday Florence Public safety director Ben Dozier said tuesday he anticipates no changes will be made in the Aper Alion or administration of the police department until a new police chief is named. We have a Good program going and i Don t intend to turn he said concer Ning the changes brought about during former police chief Arthur Chete s one year administration. Chele resigned last week under pressure from the City Council. Council gave Dozier responsibility for the administrative. Supervision of the police depart ment until a new police chief is named. Dozier was named Public safely director Over both the police and fire departments last August in a realignment of City department Heads. Prior to becoming Public safely director he had served As fire chief for 22 years. Dozier stressed there will be no Cut backs in individual or division level investigations of narcotics traffic gambling or prostitution in Florence during the interim period until a new hotline 662-2575 i hours we 7 . Until 11 . Monday throng i and from 4 m. Friday Nutil 7 . Monday Sandy a. Mccrimmon v funeral services for Sandy Alex Mccrimmon will be con ducted at thursday at majority Baptist Church. Buri Al directed by the Smith fun eral service will be in the Union cemetery. Or. W. Marion St., died monday in local Hospital after a Short illness. He was a retired pain Ter. bom in ., a son of the late Sandy and Susie Mccrimmon or. Surviving Are his Queenie Mccrimmon two sons Willie Moses of. Philadelphia pa., and Perry Moses of Newark . Two daughters mrs. Shirley Graham of Rochester ., and mrs. Carolyn Robinson of Florence and 11 grandchildren Arthur j. Quick Dillon Arthur James Quick 70, died monday in a Rocky mount ., Hospital after an apparent heart attack. Funeral services will be con ducted at . Wednesday at Cottingham funeral Home. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery. Or. Quick was bom in Dillon county son of the late John and Mary Stewart Quick. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Viola Quick of the Home a son Earl Quick of Flint Mich. Two daughters mrs. Milton Shirley Mckenzie of Arnold md., and mrs. W. Jerome Clara Mccown of Florence a sister mrs. Eva Richardson of Indiana three Brothers Ernest Quick and Chester Quick of Dillon and Lester Quick of Wilson 15 grandchildren and two real grandchildren. Knox. Hill Greenwood Knox g. Hill 70, died tuesday in a greenwood1 Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services will be con ducted thursday at 3 . At Lowell is reel United methodist Church. Burial will be in Green Wood memorial gardens directed by Blyth funeral Home. Or. Hill was bom in Comer ga., a son of the Lale Jimmy and Gunter Hill. He was a member of Ibe Street United methodist Church. Prior to his retirement he was employed by Greenwood Mills and founder of Hill Brothers produce co. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Ethel Blackstock Hill of Green Wood four sons Harold Hill of Florence Jack a. Hill of Green Ville Grady Hill and David Hill both of Greenwood a half brother w. M. Stamps of Greenwood and eight grand children. Mrs. Delia Hickman Lynchburg mrs. Delia Dubose Hickman 68, died late tuesday in a Florence nursing1 Home after a Long illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Floyd funeral Home in Olanta. Winston Salem n. Drivers died tuesday morning in Forsyth memorial Hospital in win Ston Salem after a Long illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cox Collins funeral Home of Mullins. Or Driggers was born in Marlboro county a son of the late Steven t. And Liza Caurdie triggers. He was employed by the recreation dept. Of win Ston Salem surviving Are his wife mrs. Ella Stroud Driggers of win Ston Salem two daughters mrs. Robert c. Warehime and mrs Linda Faye Ammons both of Winston Salem four sons Charles h. Driggers and Bobby t Driggers both of grand rapids Ronald t. Driggers of Marion s. C., and Pete Driggers of the Home two Brothers Walter Driggers of Columbia s. C., Reece Driggers of Mullins s. C., and nine grandchildren. George r. Boseman Darlington. George Roosevelt Boseman 71, of the Swift Creek Community in Darlington county died monday at his Home of an apparent heart attack. Funeral services will be con ducted in Swift Creek Baptist Church Al 11 . Wednesday. Burial will be in the Church cemetery directed by Kistler funeral Home. Or. Boseman was bom in Darlington county a son of the late. Peter Judson and Lela Amanda Rhodes Boseman. He was a retired Farmer and a member of Swift Creek Baptist Church where he served As a Deacon for Many years. He was a member of the Board of directors of Farmer s Mutual insurance association. Surviving Are three Sisters miss Vivian Boseman of Darlington mrs. Quay Lucille Farmer and mrs. F. A. Bramley Cooper both of Florence and several nephews. s. Welch tui1bevjlle funeral services for Joe s. Welch will be conducted at . Wednesday at horse Branch free will Baptist Church. Burial will he in the Church cemetery directed by Floyd funeral Home of Olanta. Or. Welch 80, died monday in a Sumler Hospital after a Long illness. Thomas f. Fearin Lake City funeral ser vices for Thomas f. Feagin will be conducted at 4 . Wednesday at terrells Church of god of prophecy. Burial will be in the Church cemetery directed by Floyd funeral of Olanta. Or. Feagin 65, died monday in a Florence nursing Home after a Long illness. Police chief is named City manager Douglas l. Watson said his staff s goal is to have a new police chief named by the first of the year. A local and National Adver Ising Campaign is presently underway for applicants for the position he said. As Public safety director Dozier said he will assume the adminis Lvalion of the police department in much the same manner As he would if the chief of police or fire chief died Sud Denly. Mrs. Minnie Bridges society kill funeral services for mrs. Minute i Bridges will be conducted at . Thursday at new Hopewell Baptist. Church. Burial will be in directed by Young and Young funeral Home. Mrs. Bridges 105, of it. 1, at the a daughter sunday after a Long illness. She was born near Cheraw a daughter of the late Billy and Minnie Williams. She was a member of new Hopewell Baptist Church and the wife of the late Dock Bridges. Surviving Are two daughters mrs. Rosenia Morrison of society Hill and mrs. Nellie Abrams of Washington . Two sons Roosevelt Bridges of society Hill and Robert Bridges of Jamaica A sister mrs Lidi a Brown of Dillon a brother Willie Williams of. Columbia 15 grandchildren 40 great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren. Blackwell d. Mcbride funeral services for Black Well d. Mcbride will be conduct led wednesday at 3 . In Stoudenmire Chapel. Burial will be in it. Hope cemetery. Or. Mcbride 70, of 414 Poplar St., died monday in a Florence Hospital after a Long illness. Walter Hecht Dillon Walter Hecht 61. Died monday in a local Hospital after a Long illness. Memorial services will be conducted at 2 . Wednesday at Collingham funeral Home. Or. Hecht was bom in new York a son of the late Samuel and Alice Butensky Hecht. Be was president of Ace i Adver Tising co. Of Dillon. He was a member of the Olav shalom synagogue. Surviving ars his wife. Mrs. Rosalie Warner Hecht of Dillon a daughter miss Angle Hecht of the Home a brother. Or. Hubert Hecht of new Rochelle . Six Sisters mrs. Mae Berk and mrs. Celia Sherman both of Brooklyn n. Y., mrs. Florence Lubash of Mew York n. Y., mrs. Gladys Lebow of Greenvale n. A. Mrs. Beatric Kales of Sarasota. Fla. And mrs. Helen of Flagler Beach Fla. Memorial May be made to he Walter Hecht memorial fund in care of St. Eugene Community Hospital. N Battle us. Miss Yak 1q5c fire destroys Florence Home fire levelled a Santiago drive Home tuesday night and gutted an adjacent work shop garage before firemen brought the Blaze under control. Apparently the fire began in a bedroom closed off from rooms in the House rented by James Stokes. Stokes said he his wife and grandchild were watching television in the front room when he smelled the smoke about . The family escaped but lost All their possessions. Howe Springs and Florence fire departments dispatched 14 men and four trucks spokesmen said and neighbors were already wetting Down their own Homes with Garden hoses when he units arrived. Firemen remained on the scene for nearly two hours and expected o use Gallons of water before extinguishing the Blaze. Revival services continue Here revival services at the Florence Church of god of prophecy will continue nightly at . Through sunday. The Rev. . Young pastor of the Hartsville Church of god of prophecy and state evangelist for the denomination is the guest evangelist for the revival series. The Rev. Or. Young has previously held the position of slate . Forecast rain showers and flurries Are today for the Rocky mountains and a portion of the Midwest. The. South is expected to have warm weather while the Northeast and Midwest will have colder temperatures. A pee Dee weather sunny and mild forecast sunny and mild is be forecast for the pee Dee area today according to a National weather service report last night. The High temperatures will be around 70 with the lows tonight in the 30s. Probability of rain near Zero through tonight. A High pressure system Over the Atlantic coast Stales is the dominating weather feature. Fair skies and below Normal temperatures Are the Rule for the next couple of Days with Light winds expected today. Weather information for the 24 Hou period eroding 7 . Yesterday nifty est 64, Nornal Shigri 70 lowest Normal Low 4i a Normal mean 51 rec capitation yesterday 0, this to for year humidity 7 . 48, i . 7 4 Sun Moon today Sunrise ., Sunset pm tides Laler Lino myth and Diwi Gwo Etown Light. Tiaa Murrow Inlet City add 3s Charleston add 30 minutes Palm add 30 no nuts. Myrlle Beach. Ocean wednesday november 7 thursday november i Friday november 9 saturday november 19 sunday november n monday novt Mytr 12 Tux Fly november 13 Weyhe Vav High 10w 1 Low High Low Mph Low High Low High tides . . Eflin Flam 14 of 03 7 0 a King spree in of 07.5 0 0 pee Dee n of o statement for Satoda Broad. Congaree watere., Cataska Sanlee. Edit epee Black and Wace maw River basins Carolina. No rainfall has during the past 24 Hou m been a Rivers in basins Are who below flood Lake level Lake dark my fab or Tlell Byttow Normal pod. Lake _ isi.7 Iret about it wow my. A Ltd Low Wgtel item Cut m i e

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