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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 2, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaBeaufort area search halted Beaufort a an air and sea search was called off thursday for a Marine k4 phantom Jet missing since wednesday with two crewmen aboard. The Pilot maj. Vincent t. No Lan of Cherry Point n.c., and first it. Michael k. Kilpatrick of the Beaufort Marine air Sta Tion Are presumed to have been killed. J Kilpatrick is survived by his wife Jackie of Cherry Point and four children. The next of Kin of it. Kilpatrick was listed As his. Father Jerry w. Kilpat Rick of Lone Star Tex. 4 Dillon men go on trial Dillon four Dillon county men went on trial wednesday in general sessions court on charges stemming from a March 10 attempted robbery at the office of Alan Schafer owner of South of the Border Motel in Dillon county. Two other men named in the indictment did not go on trial. Put on trial were Billy Gruel ing Johnny Strickland Coty Steadman and Johnny Cameron. After a jury was selected Strickland through his counsel changed his plea to guilty. Sentencing will be later in the week. The other three went on trial with judge g. Badger Baker of Florence presiding. Testimony will continue thursday. The indictment says that two armed men entered Schafer s office about . March 10 to attempt a robbery. Junr Nurr four thing to Octoba 2, 1970 big Parade to feature Friday Marion events Desiree Newell before Home on Marion tour Ante Bellum style Home owned by c. T. Sloan or. Staff photo by Johnny Eltis county resident inspects clothes made in Marion county a feature of thursday Observance is display of Marion Industrial products Marion group hears swamp Fox author Marion the Marion county historical society wednesday night heard or. Robert Bass outline Steps that led to his writing the Francis Marion Book the swamp Bass spoke to a meeting at the Marion grammar school that was a feature of this week s tricentennial observances in Marion county. The author and educator said that he became interested in Jackson state Milre termed Washington a the president s commission on Campus unrest concluded thursday that the deadly Hail of Shotgun Rifle and sub machine gun fire by police against a crowd of Jackson state College students was an unreasonable unjustified two students were killed and 12 wounded in the May 14 Inci Dent. Police earlier said they fired Only in response to sniper fire from a women s dormitory allegation the commission said it was unable to substantiate. Even if we were to assume two shots were fired from a win Dow in the West Wing of Alexan Der the commission said the 28-second fusillade in response was clearly Unwar rant the commission added a significant cause of the deaths and Headquarters in Florence for Mohawk carpets is Rug Mas lers inc. Also red carpet clean ing service. Call for free estimates 669-7574 2003 w. Evans St. Florence s. C. Injuries at Jackson state col lege is the Confidence of White officers that if they fire weapons during a Black Campus disturbance they will face neither Stern departmental discipline nor criminal prosecution or con moreover the panel said some City police officers established a pattern of deceit by denying they had discharged their weapons. Fri tests later confirmed the weapons had been fired the commission said. Every officer who admitted firing testified he fired into the air or toward a third and fifth floor window where snipers allegedly were hiding. The physical evidence and the positions of the victims however indicate that the offi cers were firing Indis Crimi Vantly into the crowd at ground level on both sides of Lynch the commission said. The commission also criticized the Hinds county grand jury for its investigation of the shooting. The commission has not at tempted to assess guilt or inno Cence but has sought to learn what happened and the report stated. The commission concluded that a crowd of 75 to 200 persons gathered in front of Alexander Hall. There were incidents of Rock and bottle throwing at police officers the commission said and Many students yelled obscene and derogatory re Marks to the officers. It is significant to the commission said that special agents of the Fri examined each of the room Sand Stair and stairwell landings behind the 24 windows and 18 Metal panels into which shots were fired and found no evidence of shooting from any of these locations. Marion As a boy when he was raised in the Marion county area where Marion saw part of his action during the revolution. While he was a student in col lege Bass set out to learn All he could about Marion but he said he was delayed in his research. Later he told of being assigned by the Navy during world War ii when he spent time at the Library of Congress during time off while teaching English at the . Naval Academy at Annapolis my. Previously or. Bass said he had set out to do a Marion Book but soon decided he did not have enough news that had not been published before to warrant publication of a Book. However Bass lived temporarily in England in the 1950s when he told of being Given Access to thousands of letters by lord Cornwallis commander of British troops during t h e revolutionary War by a Cornwallis descendant. That gave him what he needed and Bass soon published the Marion life. Later Walt Disney took it As basis for a series on Marion. It was to be a 13-episode series. Bass said the Cana Dian broadcasting corp. Can celled Disney s to show be cause of resentment at the Way Marion made monkeys of the British and tories. It was shortened then to four episodes Bass said because Disney did not care to offend All of England and the big populous British Commonwealth. Bass gave the audience a Brief account of the life of Marion explaining that he was born in Berkeley county and raised in Georgetown. He had Little Educa Ion Bass said but probably spoke French since he had a Bass said that Marion was Trench speaking grand father. I about 5-4 and after his horse Marion started off As a swam him across the pee Dee private in the militia no More than 120 although he was a Man of Small l ounces stature he Rose through the i Marion was a member of the j rank quickly was elected an of first state congresses after icer and returned from the in state assumed Independent Dian wars against the cherokees i status and after that he became a state hero. Regiments rising to command it As a lieutenant colonel. An officer in one of two . Custom draperies swags bedspreads Etc. Free estimates Hazel s draperies 301 second Loop Road phone or 462-7b33 Marion a big 4 . Para de is scheduled for Friday As feature of the Day As Marion county continues Observance of its tricentennial week. Earlier at . Plans Call for dedication of a new mini Park in the downtown area. Another feature of the Day will be displays at the Marion and Mullins libraries. Thursday highlights of the Celebration where displays of a tides manufactured in Marion county Industrial plants an Art show at the Marion fire department and an attic show at the masonic Hall. Jack s shoes ladies shoes dress loafers lace casuals Canvas boots Large variety of colors size mens shoes Wing tips Moc toe loafers oxfords boots work and Hunting buckles Are in Large selection of sizes. Jack s name Brand discount shoes hours . 6 p. M. Mon. Sat. 1563 w. Palmetto free parking phone 662-4551 baby Low Popov and her financial adviser approves of her taste Popov is one of the Best vodkas around at one of the Best prices around. And that s not just baby talk. 80 proof. Distilled from Grain. Popov distilling co., 1970. Hartford of Florida pm. 669-9308 703 s. Irby Florence s. C. . Only White or coloured butter Beans by the Bushel last Chance suppl limited so hurry open 24 hours Beer groceries fresh veg. A new world of fashion excitement 2nd anniversary Celebration oct. 1st thru 3rd. Suits Pant suits Coats sportswear dresses maternity a Complete collection of fall and Winter styles for women and girls also children juniors misses and half sizes. We specialize in the popular Price Range Register for free drawing nothing to buy. You Ido not have to be present to win. Thursday Friday saturday 1 . Til 6 p. M. Each Day. Ladies Childs Slack sets j All weather coat. Special buys in every department hurry for the Best selections the House of personal service Miriam dress shop 203 Cherokee Road Florence South Carolina

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