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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 9, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaGood Sun inv. San Fether 9 j973 our 50th year no. 252 Florence s. C. Daily 10sunday 15e Clemson Colorado Rowan scores details other games Page 1 c. State East 0 Nebraska 13 and Mary Long Beach tech West 10 Phala by Johnny Ellis Jeff Lee is pretty burned up at station situation he feels As Many dealers do that he s caught in the Middle higher costs lower profits catch Gas dealers in Middle from Stafl and wire reports Florence Exxon gasoline dealers with an Eye on stations closing in Spartanburg and Greenville complained this weekend of paying More for la Weir fuel and Selling it for less. Suffering like said Julf Lee of Lee s Exxon service cell or on w. Atm Llo is. I m going to Wail through the first part of inc week to Sec if Greenville and Spartanburg gel any if they Don t gel Relief Well try to close the whole Eastern part of inc stale next Lee said. Another Florence station manager indicated he May go ahead and close this Sun Day. I Hough of i to dealers contacted by the morning they plan Ned to Lalk among themselves monday and tuesday about possibly closing a Cal weekend. All service Stalions across inc nation were compelled by l four regulations to sell their Luck Al prices not above their lop prices last january. Exxon dealers Are hit hardest by inc Price Roll Back As the National company this week Raiser inc Cost of Gas to the dealer by one cent per gallon. Ii looks bad a Load of Gas Cost me Sulli More today than a few Days said Hiscoc Swindon. Another Florence distributor. Ill be More than ready to go along with whatever action inc other dealers think will do us any Swindon added. Most kown gasoline Stalions in the Greenville and Spartanburg areas were closed saturday As their operators Mado Good on promises loud so. About fio Exxon dealers Mel Al Greenville Friday night and agreed to close Al Midnight for the weekend they said they would meet again monday night t o decide if another Clos ing were warranted. Al a hireling earlier Friday Aboul 25 Spartanburg Exxon dealers declared the same policy. A spot Check of Slat ions in Oiler areas of the state and Sliu ions Selling other brands of gasoline turned up no indication of further closings. Least one Exxon dealer in re Civile John Kellett. Remained open saturday lie said he had been out of town and had nol Hen in on the weekend in Roll. And added he figures there in l. Much a Little Man can do Aboul the squeeze anyway. I m no worse today than in a Gas War. He said. In Columbia several station operators told the associated press they dropped the retail Price of regular gasoline Al mid Reghl Aboul a Ponny. To 37.0 cents. Lini ii love said he is Selling til go Gas Al the same Price. .10.9 a cols a gallon for regular he did Friday. He said he had nol raised prices when that was allowed and he was within the guidelines. Nixon proposes Steps to Aid Energy needs wasi11ngton map pres ident Nixon asserting Hie United slates cannot to Al the mercy of Mideast Oil producers announced an eight Point Energy development program Sal in Day to Iii includes casing of clean air standards. Nixon giving reporters a run Down on results of a two hour conference he had Liis Energy policy advisers look generally optimistic View and specifically ruled out talk Oan Energy crisis. Short Lerm we face a prob said min citing prob Able shortages of Healing Oil Elliis Winter. Long term and this is he important thing for us to remember the prospects in adequate Energy for the United Stales Are the nation s Energy resources Chin and will be fully developed. He said because no Industrial nation must lie in Hie position of being Al the mercy of any other nation by having its Energy Supply suddenly Cut citing the Arab Oil producing countries which arc in Scalen _ ing to use Petroleum As a club to Force a change in Ameri can policy inward Israel. Nix on said we Are going to do the very Best we can to work out problems with lie mid East Ern Bill again he added that Steps must be Laken to make certain they Are nol in a position where they can Cut off our tie president said adminis i alive action will be taken to current restrictions on the Sulphur Content of Oil used industrially. Arguing this would increase supplies of Healing Oil. Nixon said unless those standards Are relaxed we could have a very serious problem this win Ter " the four pending Bills Nixon said should be passed As a Mal Lei of the highest urgency would authorise building of the Alaska pipeline lie develop ment of deep water Tanker ports deregulation of natural Gas t the wellhead and encourage widespread strip mining of Coal particularly in me West. In addition. Nixon said the administration will take administrative action to relax emis Sion standards develop the Elk Hills naval Oil Reserve in Cali fornia step up sharply the development of inane research on extracting vast Coal reserves in a Way that is not Loo destructive to the John a. Love director of the White House Energy policy of fice. Estimated me United slates could become relatively self sufficient in Energy re sources in three to five years. 5 Arab gunmen if ii finally give up service station operators filled up with anger complained that they were taking a hosing from phase i regulations pushing prices on their Gas pumps Hack to Jan uary Levels. A Lew owners said they would ignore inc Price Rollback order. V i absolutely am nol rolling Back said Mario Barbella a Cleveland Ohio. Shell dealer. Ill close Down first. They re not rolling Back prices on food Why should we have to Roll Back operators of about St Vicc stations in California s Sacramento Valley have voted to defy the order Loo. We re nol going to Roll said George Rogers president of the California retailers association. In fact we re going to raise our Damn prices and let them come a few station owners said hey would close this weekend in protest but far More others protested thai closings would come later and would t be voluntary. For he car owner the Cost of saying fill or up was one to three a cols a gallon cheaper in most cases because of the Price controls that a Cal into effect saturday. Some stations did t have to Cul their prices but All had to Posl Rcd while and Bliku slickers marked with the ceiling Price and 1 he octane rating of i he Gas. And the Guys who pump the Gas and wipe your Windshield were grumbling. The Percsi Donl has gone through phase phase 2. Phase 3 and is now in said Bill Dwyer. A Shell station owner in new Orleans. Pc try soon arc going logo through phase g. 7 and 8 and on to phase out some were unhappy enough to close Down. Said Frank Casalino owner of a Dot a station in new York cily i m going to lock if up and go motorists May in Able to gel their kicks on famed Roule 6fi. But at iwo Points on the Road Barstow. Calif and Gallup they May not gel any Gas. More than half the dealers in the Southern California desert town of Farslow were closed in a weekend protest of the Rollback. Most of Gallup s major service stations were also shut for the same reason. The Inland Empire gasoline dealers association in Spokane. Wash., said nearly per a Cal of the Stalions in own closed this weekend As were those in farming on. N. M. They planned to slay shut in protest fora week or More. In Madison. Wis., Only six of Iho i stations were open. In Milwaukee station owners like this weekend. Motorists apparently fearing they would t to Able to gel Gas. Converged on inc Stalions in droves. Why would any Loxly want to said one Milwaukee Deal prof the business Bonanza in Oscare brought my Kuwait last five Arab gunmen unnerved by a heavy show of Force surrendered to kuwaiti authorities saturday evening and handed Over their hostages unharmed after four Days of erratic threats to kill them. The gunmen and their four saudi arabian captives walked quietly out of the Kuwait air lines Boeing 707 where they had been holed up. Poised around the plane were More than 100 police and a armoured cars kuwaiti authorities had threatened to storm the plane and shoot it Oul with the gun men who had been making threats and demands since they invaded the saudi Kniubas by in Paris on wednesday. The gunmen who look cd drawn and exhausted were lied Wilh leather thongs and whisked by Way of a Back Road to a nearby military Camp. A government spokesman said they would be detained for the night and an official inquiry would begin on sunday. The hostages who were re ported healthy were Laken to a government rest House for inc night officials said. The surrender began when troops led by the assistant min ister of inc Interior. Sheik Abdul Uttof Al Sulci in. Surrounded the plane and Wilh a bullhorn told the gunmen surrender or we will storm the after a i Ensom min ulc stand off at the lonely Northeast Cor Ner of the Airport where the plane had been parked since Friday morning one of the four hostages left the plane. Another 15 minutes passed. Then one of the gunmen called Oul. We 1 Nisi the pledge of Safe conduct even us by inc iraqi ambassador in this was a reference to the negotiations in Paris on wednesday and thursday after inc gunmen stormed the saudi a Massy and threatened to blow it up and kill their hos tages unless authorities leased Abu Daoud. An Al Fatah guerrilla Leader imprisoned in Jordan for attempting to Over Nihro Irving hussein., Airport floodlights then came on and were directed Onlo the plane the Center of he drama since the gunmen ordered it Hack to Kuwait on Friday after a futile attempt to frighten saudi authorities into releasing Daoud. Kuwait s assistant chief of staff. Sheik Sateh Al Sahah. Look a bullhorn and called now surrender or else we will shortly afterwards inc remaining three hostages one Wilh his hands is ill tied in front of him. Began filing out. They were followed by the gunmen obviously exhausted by inc Strain of their adventure. They surrendered after a con Tusing Day during which inc action revolved around Aly Vas sin. He head of the palestinian liberation organization office in Kuwait who since Friday had handed much of the negotiations Wilh he gunmen. Pototo by Johnny Ellis Chip Wallace grabbed his Friend s outstretched hand he went Down again and i grabbed him boy scout s Quick thinking averts a near tragedy Mitchell Stone trial scheduled this week John Mitchell Maurice stans Are scheduled to go on trial this week in Washington for cup crimes. Page 10d. Communes the promised lands of the drop out generation continue to struggle on into the 70s. Page so. Moppet hucksters who sell anything from toothpaste to Dia pers mean Many things to Many people Page 10a. Index arts 2d business 6a features 1d gardening 5b Horoscope 9a sports 1b women 1c weather partly Cloudy and hot with Chance of thundershowers. Highs Low 90s. Lows around 70. Details 3a. . Morning Slaff writer my foot was caught. I could t get my head above Walcer to breathe and then i Tell someone grab my thai s Danny Guilder s description of his narrow escape from drowning saturday mor Ning in Lake Robertson near i Carlsville. I heard splashing and tinned and saw Danny gasping for air went Down again and 1 grabbed said Chip Wallace. Is. Who saved Caulder. Both of the Ikis arc my a Lars of Florence Roy scout troop -i2d. A Down of inc scouts Wilh two adult leaders went to the Day fishing Al Lake Robertson saturday Caulder. Wallace and iwo Oiler scouts had waded to an Island in search of Mure willing fish. The nearly fatal Accident oct wed at approximately . As they were wading Back to Shore carrying fishing oils and tackle Box. Calder is a non swimmer hut he and ii other scouts were having no Milf Cully walking in the four foot deep Waler. Then Caulder Sank into a Hole Over his head. It All happened so fast. 1 did t really know whal was happening i got up for air once bul then my leg pm angled in an old Branch or said Caulder. It still scares me to think about he said. Wallace was walking six feel in front of Caulder when the latter disappeared under water. Lie swam Back granted Guilder s outstretched and pulled him to safely. We thought they were just said Howard Wallace Sroul master of inc troop. J who was standing on inc Shore during the Rescue. Then Danny came running out of the j water and said Chip had saved his Wallace said. I Caulder. 111. Six Teel. Three inches tall is j nearly twice the of rescuer. He is the son of or. And mrs. Henry c. Caulder of Florence. Wallace is a son of or. And mrs. Howard Wallace of Florence. A freshman Al soul Side High school he is hoping to attain the toy scout rank of Kagle next week. Fin going to Lake some swimming lessons As Sonn As i Caulder said

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