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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 20, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaRomu Piton candidacy in Greenwood appearance Hep. Bryan made his Arntz Bement that be is running for statement Over toe weekend did not aspirations Dur big appearance at Greenwood High school monday. But the introduced the congressman who. Lives on a Arm just outside Greenwood got heavy applause from the Youthful audience when she said she hoped the next time Dora came she cow introduce him As governor. Dora we newsmen afterwards i have fought for my the miliary veterans for 25 years and i can t help feel they will stand by me Dom. Is chairman. Of the House veterans affairs the 57-year-old candidate is the first to announce for the race to succeed John West u. Gov. Earle Morrisjr. Of pick ens is expected to get to the contest but has not declared. No Republican candidates have surfaced. Morris he was glad Dom the people can judge who is qualified for the office of governor. Morhe reveal Jan. 1. Two options each with a out of this it would be for private reasons and not politics. mortgage his Homestead can t mortgage children s future for any he said. State Republican party chairman Ken publican candidate would defeat Dom in november. He has been in Washington so Long he tas Tost touch with statewide Powell said adding in the past several years Dom has become very very j Powell said he believes state rep. Marshall Cain of Aiken and Greenwood county Dairy Farmer Marshall be gop contenders for Dom s 3rd District seat. He declined to speculate on the party candidates for governor other than to say the person wow Likely be either a businessman or a it Ticlay or legislator. 5th District gets new candidate Sumter democratic candidate for. The state s 5ln District seat in con Gress announced monday. He is Howard j. Parnell 30, Sumter county Coroner since 1968. Parnell said we need political effectiveness now through conscientious govern ment hard work and a direct approach to current Parnell who also runs a funeral Home said his tenure As Coroner has Given him insight into serving people of the 5th Hep. Tom Gettys d-s.c., said earlier this fall he would not seek re election next year. Since then Many residents of the sprawling District have indicated an interest in succeed Ingham democrats who earlier said they would run Are Stephen Rast a Public relations special 1st at Camdon former teacher and coach Rex Wilson 24, of Rock Hill son of a former Chester mayor retired army officer and former York mayor Robert h. Moore 49 and Ches Ter attorney and former slate rep. John i. Rast qualified his announce ment by saying he would be a populist candidate if no oth ers entered the race. Maryland insurance plan eyed Columbia spokes Man said monday Maryland a new Auto insurance fund be came the biggest Auto insurer in the slate during is first six months. John Corbly executive director of the fund that began operating Jan 2. Told a South Caro Lina joint legislative committee Hal 170.000 motorists had been insured through september. Corley said the fund was created because of the difficulty Drivers had gelling liability insurance if they were classed As bad risks by the insurance Industry. Lie said Only motorists rejected by private firms Are insured by the stale fund with premiums based on actual driving than on age sex or marital status. Our rates1 Are very High for had Drivers who want to stay on he and 1 think they should re terminated he old the committee Only for non payment of premiums or for failure to have a Driver i does t compete with private com panics Bui merely Baths them up when refuse insurance to a Lar Vermac Maryland offi Cial reported. Not in South Carolina to make a pitch for a state he added. I m just telling you How our program is the committee visited Mary land several months ago to examine the system there. Gov. John c. West favors a similar system for South Carolina but he reports Adamant opposition from the insurance Industry. The Industry says it. Is re forming its assigned risk sys tem in the slate. Farmer charges unfair warehouse practices congressman de Young right listens to tobacco Farmers congressional Puna hears from tobacco men in Lumberton n. C. Communist nations viewed As big tobacco customers Raleigh no significant sates Are expected in the immediate future the communist countries represent a Large potential Market for u. S. Tobacco a u. S. Department of agriculture official said monday. I lugh c. Kiger director of the tobacco division in the us a s foreign agricultural service made the comment in an address a the annual meeting of the tobacco growers in formation committee. Kiger said a third of the world s billion in the people s re Public of China Eastern eur radio panic Malmoe. Sweden a it was Orson Welles War of the worlds All Over again. A Stu Dent radio station in the mile Community of bareback to a debate Over a nuclear Power Lalion now under construction put on a fake news program reporting a nuclear disaster. Thousands panicked running to closed fallout it took several hours to restore Calm. In 1938 Welles scared about 1.2 million new yorkers with a reported invasion from Mars. In both cases the disaster reports were labelled As fictitious but Many tuned in too late and thought what they heard was the real thing. Rope and the soviet Union. U. S. Tobacco Trade with these areas is Small now Kiger said but it can increase in the years ahead if Normal Trade relations Are resumed including the granting of. Most favored nations Tariff status to communist countries. A 10-member u. S. Tobacco team led by Kiger recently visited the soviet Union and a team from that country is expected to visit the United states next year. The user in recent years has ranked fourth in world tobacco production with a about 600 million pounds but it also imports about 150 million pounds a year mostly of the aromatic or turkish Type. Ross r. Milhiser president of Philip Morris predicted anti tobacco forces would seize upon the 10th anniversary of the u. S. Surgeon general s report condemning cigarette smoking which comes up in january to step up their at tacks on tobacco. He said that in the past 10 years cigarette sales in the United states have increased 11 per cent exports of manufactured smokes have gained 18 per cell and world cigarette consumption continues to Rise at an annual rate of about 4 per cent. The tobacco division in the us a s agricultural stabilization and conservation service said escalation of u. S. Price support Levels on tobacco unless checked May Hurt Export sales and stimulate imports and the use of tobacco substitutes. By Terry Holli staff writer Lumberton some tobacco warehousemen Are using sates space As a tool to get Farmers to buy other products in Exchange for tobacco Market floor space a Robeson county .n.c., Farmer and farm Supply merchant charged monday. Testifying before a . House of representatives tobacco subcommittee hearing at Lumberton David Parnell charged some . Warehousemen with unfair and unethical business practices. The tobacco marketing conditions Here Are Parnell told the committee members. There Are several evils this marketing system has Scarcity of sales space floor space is being sold to Farmers and some warehousemen Are using sales space As a tool to get Farmers to buy fertilizer and other items from them in Exchange for space next sixth District Cong. De Young r-s.c., along with five other members of the agriculture committee s sub committee on tobacco conducted the hearing to air problems facing the Leaf Industry. I think the whole situation can be settled with additional Selling rep. Young said monday night following the hearing. I believe this addition would keep Tobac co from rotting in pack houses and get the crop out of the Young said he was pleased with the Way the hearings progressed and Felt the other committee members interest in correcting marketing problems was significant in that they Are taking time out from their thanksgiving holidays Rimm Ollof mull i local state tuesday november Congress is recessed from nov. 15-26 to be at these we have no particular legislation in Cong. Charles Rose d-n.c., stated. We Hope after taking this testimony that we can take the record and study it and see if we can come up with some answers to the problems of tobacco Edward Humphrey a Mem Ber of the 33-Man Industry wide flue cured tobacco marketing committee testified that a major problem was the movement of tobacco after a Sale is conducted. What we need is taster moving of tobacco by the buying Humphrey advised. One Robson county Farmer Furman Biggs or. Testified that he had seen tobacco remain on the warehouse floor As much As three weeks after being Pur chased by tobacco companies. Our local warehousemen have done As Well As they could have done under the Circum state employees May get extra Holiday Columbia a state workers May get an official thanksgiving Friday away from their jobs this year. In the past Many state government agencies operated with a Skeleton staff on the Day after thanksgiving but full state closings could come this week. Gov. John West said monday that All department Heads May follow the example of his office and shut Down completely at the advice of of r Energy and fuel West said he is asking that throughout state government be lowered and lights turned out when offices Are not in the Only agencies expected to operate More or less normally on Friday which is not a Legal Holiday include the Highway patrol state hospitals and other emergency services. Today More than at any time since the surgeon Gener Al s report we in the tobacco Industry can look Forward to the future with growing con Milhiser said. William l. I Anier director of Biggs stated. The companies ought to have More buying personnel on the markets. Biggs said he Felt that the 33-Man committee was riot representative of the tobacco farming Community. They re Fine gentlemen but they somehow get a lot of incorrect said Biggs. The Farmer testified that the markets in his area opened two weeks too soon Over the protest s of Many area Farmers a d warehousemen. We just have too Many belts and too Many groups handling the tobacco Biggs added. Bob Thompson a member of the 33-Man committee and executive director of the Lum Herton Board of Trade challenged earlier testimony about a Lack of competitive bid Dingo tobacco. The auction system is the Best Way a Farmer can sell Thompson told the group. It is competitive bid Ding when a Farmer puts Nis tobacco on the Thompson predicted More changes in the tobacco Industry in labor and automation especially. The Best Way to handle tobacco marketing is to open All belts when the tobacco is ready and buy said Thompson. But. Apparently that is not possible. It is almost impossible to work out a schedule that is satisfactory to Cong. Walter b. Jones. D-n.c., received along round of applause when he commented on tobacco Market designation systems. "1 personally Don t think the Market designation system is Worth the paper its printed rep. Jones said. I Hope the department agriculture won t pursue that next it solves nothing and Only Means More bureaucratic red Rose offered three suggestions to present marketing problems. First Rose offered that tobacco companies be required to move already marketed tobacco quicker add More sets of buyers and give local Farmers a preference As to where they would like to Market their product. Clemson announces congressman views fuel crisis Impact Washington the wows Energy Niay urn to he Wyse Winter Many a reality Ren. Way the Sreve the no Sah he is Impact the shortage. The freshman fam the pee Yong said he has been an advocate letting the private sector not w i t t government my Clement wherever Ter a Yitti to Handfe the pow pm than the Tiff Hufi. I against mandatory tip legs Attar Tor feet and Ami Erin him hum we have we. I r he or proud if this Darlington Runoff tuesday Darlington voters Here will fill the final seat on the Darlington City Council in a municipal election Runoff. Mrs. Betty Baker and Robert Bristow face each other in the Runoff which follows the nov. S 1 municipal election mrs. Baker is wife of Darling ton attorney Kenneth Baker. She is a housewife and Mother. Bristow is in the Oil business n Darlington and is seeking selection to a Council seat. Elected to the Council in the first election were or. B. A. Gary and or. Joe Mathews. Darlington has a six seat Council and three seats Are up for grabs each two years. Jail on Liberty Street Marion county s of county jail building has been levelled by demolition Crews in the past two weeks. This picture was shot while demolition was underway. The old jail was replaced by a new one next door which is still in use. The jail once was featured in Hie National cartoon feature believe h or not be cause of the play on words. Staff photo by Johnny Over half of districts Lack Law compulsory attendance to be required statewide just Over half the school districts in the sixth congressional District have not yet adopted the state s compulsory school attendance Law which is due to Lake effect july the Law was enacted by the general Assembly in 1967 with the proviso that school districts Over the state could adopt it voluntarily until july of next year. At that time All districts must comply with the Taw. According to information released by the state department of education Here is the status of the Law in the sixth District Clarendon county none of the county s three districts have adopted the Law. Darlington county the Law has been adopted by the county s single District. Dillon county District 1 and 2 have adopted the Law Distri cud Allal Kasnot. Florence county District 1 District z Pamplico and District 3 Uke City have adopted the Law District 4 Timmonsville and District 5 Johnsonville have Georgetown county the Law has not been adopted by the county wide District. Horry county the Law has been adopted by the county s single District. Marion county District 1 Marion has not adopted the Law District 2 District 3 Rains and District 4 Marlboro county the county wide District has adopted Trio is Williamsburg county the county wide District has not adopted the Law. Statewide according to the stale department s figures nearly 75 per cell of the districts have adopted the Law. New Grant Clemson api trus tees of Clemson University announced a gift approved a 1.3 million construction advanced some fees acted on a student housing shortage and dedicated a new building monday. The gift is from or. And mrs. Newman Short Hills n. J., for an endowed chair natural resources engineering. Newman is a ital Clemson graduate and the chair is named for his father a teacher and researcher at Clemson for years. Newman is chairman of the finance committee Aad a director do Bradstreet cos., me., financial firm in new the Eintract Tor a new Agri unit Ere and est Aad recreation resources Center went to the trial go Green vile. Awarded was a extract to Boner it Wharton toe., Sunter Tor cd sync Stoa a Swine testing facility at the Sand Hills Experiment Static near Columbia

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