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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 22, 1970, Florence, South Carolina2-a tuesday september 22, 1970 a fluff for United fund Frank Gallagher general chair Man of the greater Florence United fund drive accept the first Check from a corporation in the 1970-71 drive from Matt Wallace of the Florence Dupont Plant. The Check representing a 31 per cent increase was presented at the first United fund report meeting monday. The next meeting will be held tuesday at the ramada inn. A total of was reported pledged so far in the Young Campaign. Tobacco Ishow flue cured tobacco Over the previous sales. How were higher monday on variegated Orange Leaf Eastern North Carolina Belt showed gains of to South Carolina Border Hundred. Volume of sales Tolina Belt and fairly heavy. The ratio of Low the Middle and nondescript Market 20 old Belt decreased. Prices were fairly steady on 1 for the season and vere unchanged for Middle Belt marking the fourth straight Day on which 1 half the grades have shown Little change. Last thursday s majority of tobacco has old Belt markets Selling in the ?70 to 578 listed auctions Quality of offerings sets sept. 1 and considerable improve Over last thursday s Sale. State fair and Good grades were Aid and less lows and none Hundred veral grades the Border Belt most Rigi a few were to higher than is. The top thursday s sales. Quality of per Hundred also improved As to of Fine Lemon contained a larger proper a Orange of fair to Good grades and Low. Volume of sales was tax increase for Complex gets final City Reading me was heavy on All old heavy. Some markets reported markets and Quality of of they have More tobacco on hand brings was much better than than can be sold in the next last thursday s As the percent two weeks age of fair Leaf and lugs increased with less priming and nondescript. On the Eastern Belt about one half of the averages were . Forces continued from Page 1a flights to the Battle area Are in Fantry units of the 1st and 24th divisions. The Navy carriers Saratoga and Independence together with some 35 supporting ships Are Al ready in Range of Jordan. The John f. Kennedy s Airpower would give the United states some 250 Jet fighter bombers All told from its Navy Force. A Marine Landing team of men is already with this Force another Force of the same size plus the helicopter Carrier Guam is in route to the Mediterranean. Pentagon spokesmen would not go beyond a possible evacuation Mission As a reason for the . Buildup. They called Mideast situation fluid and Complex. In a limited evacuation Situa Tion the Likely deployment of . Troops would be the Airfield and City of Amman provided it could be secured by Friendly government troops. In this situation the c130s would probably bring the army troops in for their role in covering the evacuation. Here Are the monday preliminary sales results subject to revision As reported by the Market news service Market Lake City Mullins t Ville. Totals volume average 140.736 71.40 66.25 69.62 final Reading on an ordinance to increase City taxes by 15 Mil and opposition to a request to rezoning property in the Sandhurst area for the purpose of constructing an apartment Complex were among highlights of a Florence City Counci meeting monday. The 15-Mill tax Rise is to pay the City s share in con Sanction of the City county Complex a facility to House Cit and county jail police court an administrative offices. The com ilex being financed from a nillion Bond Issue and federa rants of about million 1 Low under construction on Thi Corner of front and Irby streets the tax hike raises the City s millage Levy to 118 Mills. During a Public hearing on the zoning request an estimate 0 persons packed the City recorder s courtroom to protest he building of an apartment Complex by Florence developers inc. Just prior to the discussion mayor David Mcleod qualified himself from presiding Over the Public hearing. He said he had a Small interest in the project to construct the 60-uni apartment Complex. Mayor Mcleod turned the meeting Over to mayor pro Tern Weston Patterson. Jack Wright an attorney representing f1 Orence developers told Council the pro sect would enhance the pro Jerry in the area and that to permit multiple Amily dwellings would be More desirable for the Community hat for duplex apartments to be constructed. Duplexes he noted Are permitted under the present zone classification of re. The project would be located on a 10 ice tract North of third Loop Road Between West Sandhurst drive and Meredith Street. Wright in his presentation Aid the developers intend to keep the area beautified and provide a recreational area for occupants. This would make a Beauty spot for the he Aid adding that Florence is in need of High class apartment he said contrary to rumours i the area for a vote it would be impossible to have it the zoning classification he added that he Felt Council has enough integrity and Wisdom to override any recommendation to rezone the property. Jerry Freeman of 1828 e. Sandhurst protested the project by stating that he bought pro Perty in the area because it was restricted. He said he did t want to see people pollution in the area. Braxton Collins of 1251 Calvin Cir. Said should Council allow the rezoning we would be a dissatisfied group of mrs. Robert Deal of 1926 w. Sandhurst or. Asked Council what it plans in the Way of police and fire Protection for the additional people in the area. I would like to have some police Protection now to Stop the 55 Nile an hour Drivers through he area she said. Others speaking echoed the same feelings and indicated Here would be opposition voiced to the planning commission also in other business Council passed on second Reading an ordinance transferring the unexpired portion of the franchise from the Florence coach lines to the Florence bus lines. The franchise will expire nov. 18, 1973. An ordinance to change the water tap fee for developers outside the City from the current to the inside City rate of was passed on first Reading it explained that Council deems it fair to make the tap fee the same when the Developer extends lateral water lines to the Edge of the Street right of Way. The change is being made after numerous complaints from developers about the fee. An action to name members for the Centennial commission was deferred. The group would act As a steering for plans in Florence s 100th committee celebrating birthday. The City Marks its 100th anniversary on March 9, 1971. Wafer a rfcs contracts approved by Council Florence City Council d a Resolution monday for the Ward of contracts on a mor Ian ?1.1 million water work Jpn movement pts object by passing the Resolution Rouneil also authorized Maryo avid Mcleod to sign the con facts As soon As the u. Department of housing an Urbati development approve be plans since Federal funds a involved. To be awarded Are the follow in contracts Pierce ditching co. Lorence is to get a contract to provide 11 Miles peruvians Young Lima a ment announced population last the that year govern Peru s was the National Statis tics and census department said 45 per cent of the popular was 15 years old or younger. Florence airlines shopper s special mon., tues., wed., thurs. a. M la. Charlotte p. M. Evening a Charlotte mon., thurs. La. Florence p. M. La. Charlotte p. M. Round trip ant crime Bill gets panel Okay Washington a a stringent Ani crime Bill backed by president Nixon to curb organized crime and bombings was approved monday by a House judiciary subcommittee. Chairman Emanuel Celler d-k.y., said the death penalty for fatal bombings was written in to the Bill at a three and a half hour meeting but declined to give further details. Other sources said the sub committee was split on the death penalty and rep. Rober w. Kastenmeier d-wis., said it could still be stricken when the full judiciary committee considers the massive Bill tues Day. It is an Issue on which senti ment is sufficiently Kastenmeier said that it could be the Long delayed Cally the organized crime con Rol act passed by the Senate ast january plus the ant bomb no passed by the subcommittee under threat of a Nove by the House Republican leadership to Force it out of committee. With Law and order an Issue in Many congressional election campaigns the leadership mild have had Little trouble getting the 218 signatures needed for a petition to Force Dis charge of the Bill. House consideration is expected in the next few weeks. Celler who has contended hat some of the Bill s provisions might infringe on individual rights said the Bill is sati Facto f. But he said the Bill was wised under deadline pressure ind declined to describe its Fea ures saying some May be changed before approval by the full committee. Is not the desire of development company to struck a hotel or Motel or a Clu of any sort in the area. We have no desire to put any Iii there except attractive modern Beautiful he sat it was explained that the Council would have to refer the matter to the greater Florence planning commission for study before Council can act. Council is required to give such a Rezon ing matter three readings after receiving a recommendation from the planning commission the opposition was told it could make protests to the planning commission during its scheduled sept. 29 meeting at 10 a. M. However residents of the area gave Council its opinions on the project anyway minutes of the and for 40 one hour meeting opposition was voiced. Seven residents made verbal while them red Cross meeting Darlington the Board of directors of the Darlington red Cross chapter will meet wednesday at the c and s. Bank Branch. Headed by or. A a. Gary the red Cross chapter meeting is scheduled to begin at . Comments in opposition the audience supported with loud applause. Dan Mcneill of 1870 Westmoreland ave. Told Council hat he had opposed a similar move about three years ago when the question of rezoning he property was first considered. He said he still opposes he project because of a feeling hat the apartments would Hurt property values. In addition to his reason he said the project would produce increased traffic n the area and make it More hazardous for children. We have a quiet Friendly neighbourhood. It s an Ideal place to live. But destroyed. We this think can be we have something special now and it s my feeling that it should be the comment was followed by applause. The Rev. Thomas w. Fryer pastor of College Park Baptist Church told Council that the proposed project is ill timed and he said if such a question were presented to the people of delay continued from Page 1a necessary number of names ii order to go ahead with the bom vote. The or. Heiden charged then tha con Council had not told the Public the needed improvements woul be accomplished whether the Bond Issue was passed or not he said such a move would cos the taxpayers More in the Long run by having to take on the projects piece meal. Council took the matter under advisement then. Since then it has been rumoured that any firm action such As the Resolution to delay the project would meet an organized opposition. However Council moved Mon Day to take the program under advisement to permit us to take advantage of helpful suggestions and ideas Given by the citizens and to afford us sufficient time o restudy the program. During Friday s meeting Council indicated it May delay he project until next Spring. In the Resolution it was state hat Council Hopes the Bond Market will improve considerably resulting in a More adorable interest rate along Vith a larger participation in ederal funds. This Council emphasizes its continued commitment to our program of improvements and be will go to the people at a Ater Date seeking their advice and support that although City Council is the elected head of be City it cannot operate in a vacuum void of citizen advice and consent the Resolution noted that the mayor and Council adopted a Resolution supporting the pro Gram on july 23. In our the Resolution said is not the proper time to pursue the Cip that the program of improvements is far too important to All the people of Florence for us to jeopardize its future without further study and re Groom 90, takes Bride of 86 Woburn mass. A used to kid them and say wait til i was 100 to get mar said Herbert d. White after his wedding to Charlotte Retti but that was too Long. I Fig ured 90 was a Nice age to get White a widower actually won t be 90 until december met mrs. Heitli 86 v02rs when he did some carpentry work for her daughter. At the wedding reception Fri Day were in the new mrs. White s four children 11 grand children and 13 great grandchildren. While has More than 100" grandchildren and great grandchildren. Water pipe and fire hydrants in various sections of Florence. Brown construction co. Of Concord n. Is to be awarded a contract to construct a two million gallon per Day water treatment Plant at West Darlington Street and the foundations for three half alumni officers new officers of the pee Dee chapter of the Erskine College alumni association Are left to right miss Marsh Beasley Florence president Ronnie Rice Marion vice president mrs. Shirley Muggins Cheraw Secretary. Mrs. . More of Colombia discussed the 1970-71 living endowment fund at the Kickoff meeting Here monday. Million tanks. Gallon water storage the Chicago Bridge and Iron co. Of Oak Brook 111., is to receive a contract to erect water storage tanks at the West end of Mccown Street Marie Clinkscales Clemson mrs. Mar Linn Clinkscales 67, died Suay night in a Greenville Nurski Home after a Long illness. Funeral services will be cd ducted at 11 . Wednesday Clemson Baptist Church by the Rev. Charles a. Arrington a the Rev. A h. Floyd. Buri will be in memory gardens Nea Clemson directed by Ducke funeral Home of Clemson. Mrs. Clinkscales was born Florence county a daughter the late Robert Dexter drive and East Marion i Cornelia Matthews Hoyt Flinn. Street. This is to increase the City s water pressure it was explained. Layne Atlantic co. Was named As the Winner of a contract to construct a two Millon gallon per Day Well on Mccown Street. Hud has committed itself for a Grant in connection with the improvements project. A total of of the Grant is to be a project is to while is to be applied to a second phase. The second phase estimated to be a project is to construct a water treatment slant on Mccown Street and for water control building on Edisto. Council also has authorized in was a member of the Darth Honea path Garden club an the Clemson Baptist Church. She was twice married fir. To the late Walker h. Turner. Surviving Are her husband Howard b. Clinkscales daughter mrs. John h. Rodger of Clemson three Sisters or j. R. Mcclam of Charlessco Heights mrs. S. Chisolm Columbia and mrs. Harley v Wilcox of a Hammerberg a four grandchildren and to great grandchildren. Connection with issuance of the projects in Revenue ones to finance its portion o he work. After the regular meeting Council moved into a Specia meeting. Councilman Madison Rainwater asked for part of the session to be held in executive session to discuss an Industry no details were Iven. Council also took under con iteration a proposal to develop in Parker property Purchase months ago for the purpose of turning it into a major Park. It As noted that the property is till outside the City limits and major development of it May ave to be delayed. However Council authorized Ity Engineer m. L. Love or. And City recreation director Illy Jeffers to spend about on the property in order keep Federal funds which Ere used to help Purchase the the. The would be used to ear a Small Section of the pro erty and to build baseball softball and football Fields. Woody s Barbecue open a. we Cater to groups during the week phone 662-3347 or 493-5438 Pamplico hwy., Florence of her s. Deaths mrs. Beulah Givson Lowry Roy a. Mccall Rock Hill miss Elise Mcleod Charleston mrs. W. D. Rish or. Mrs. W. K. Ward Mountville mrs. Beatrice Crosby Walterboro. F. B. Breland m Walterboro mrs. James Stokes Greer mrs. Mariah Hodge Mann ing mrs. Letha Butler Cheraw Koyce Mcmahon jr., West Columbia Dana Drumm Rock Hill Hiram Mack sr., West Columbia mrs. Viola Cooper St. George Larry Mcconnell West Columbia Simon t. Perry s r., Winnsboro mrs. Richard Morrow Lancaster. Mrs. R. L. Roland Columbia mrs. Maggie o Tuel Bennettsville mrs. Wilma Ayer Ehrhardt e. B. Haltiwanger Little Mountain. Webs for private dining room for parties open at8 . For Coffee fabulous tuesday big boy 60c Coble milk shake for 6c and Geta mrs. Jean Williams Myrtle Beach mrs. Jean Bachelor Williams 47, wife of the Rev. R. Murphy Williams pastor of the first presbyterian Church died monday morning at Ocean View memorial Hospital after a Short illness. Funeral services will be con ducted wednesday at 11 . From the first presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Ocean Woods cemetery directed by the Bullard funeral Home. Mrs. Williams was born in Whitmire a daughter of the late Alexander Bachelor and mrs. John Garber of Atlanta a. She lad lived in Myrtle Beach he past eight years and was a member of the first presbyterian Church. Surviving in addition to her Mother and husband Are two sons Robert Murphy Williams to and Alexander b. Of the Home a daughter miss Jean Annette Williams freshman at que feris15ollege to Charlotte n. C., and a sister mrs. David Korea. Seel of Chunju today in Florence . Optimist club meeting at the Chicken Basket act. . Florence Jay Cees meeting at Oakdale coun try club. . Cub scout pack no. 476 meeting at St. Paul methodist Church. . Alcho lie s Anonymous meeting a. Cen trial methodist Church. Mrs. Edwin Joseph Oliver monks Corner Edwin Joseph Oliver 52, retired personal manager and custodian for Berkshire Woolen Mill died monday morning at his residence at Bonneau after an apparent heart attack. Funeral services will con ducted at 5 . Tuesday at dial funeral Home. Burial will be in Berkeley memorial Garden. Or. Oliver was born at Greenville a son of the late s. P. Oliver or. And Mary Dampier liver. He was a world War ii Veteran a member of american legion Post no. 126 and the monks Corner United methodist Church. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Loney Caison Oliver of Bonneau a step son Archie w. Hersey of monks Corner a sister mrs. Sidney Daniel of Lake City and four grandchildren. Mrs. Made Thompson Lake View funeral services for mrs. Macie Evans Thompson will be conducted at Oakdale Baptis t Church tuesday at 3 . By the Rev. Thomas Brown and the Rev. Thomas Patterson. Burial will be in the Lake View cemetery directed y Prevatte funeral Home. Mrs. Thompson died saturday morning in Fairmont. N. After a Short illness. 1st drive in showing starts Al dark Good Samuel Gou Wjk i co lob by Oblu is k Godfrey Cambridge Redd Foxx and Judy Pace the Evergreen film presented by Grove Ress Slars Lena Nyman. A sin Drew. Reduction directed by Vilgot Sidman. Restricted to adults Darlington Cinema tonight features 7 and 9 p. M. theatres. Now showing beyond the Valley of thedous show at 7-9 . Phone 662-2931 v. Walt Disney Jungle Book also love Bug love Bug open show at phone 662-5331 Home of the i icily

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