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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 24, 1972, Florence, South CarolinaSeptember 24, 1972 Florence morning news Britain s foreign Secretary sees Uganda s deadline As impossible by feed associated press Wriler London Al Briliant s foreign Secretary saturday it would be totally impossible to meet Uganda s 48-hour dead line for airlifting expelled asians o Britain. Before leaving for new York. Sir Alec Douglas Home said he spoke with Uganda s High com missioner in London to seek clarification of president Idi Amin s ultimatum Friday and to urge an Extension. The -18 hour deadline applied o those asians already cleared for de part lire. The foreign Secretary told newsmen that if All available aircraft in the East african Community of Kenya. Tanzania and Uganda were used for the exodus it would be totally impossible to Airlift these 8.mo or More Douglas Home said he would urge he . General Assem Bly on wednesday to press Arnin on two Points extend the deadline for when ugandan asians must be cleared and secondly allow passengers to bring their possessions with Amin has ordered an Esti mated 50.000 asians holding British passports to leave makes College fund donation Moore mrs. Frances Clowne the Rev w. P. Diggs left pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Florence is shown Here accepting a donation of s1.000 from j. Boone Aiken St., president of guaranty Bank and Trust co., for United negro College fund on a goal of for the state of South Carolina. Observing Are Jim Alston right and e. H. Eder second from right. The Rev. Or. Diggs and Alston Are co chairmen of the drive in Florence. City news briefs candidates air political views two candidates of the United citizens party of Florence county spoke Friday night to a Small crowd Al a Barbecue meeting at the masonic Lodge on Lucas St. The event was sponsored by Hie friends of Roy Gates. L up nominee for Florence county sheriff. Oates spoke first and levelled Many blasts Al the existing administration of the county s Law enforcement agencies. Yalcs charged that i h e present county sheriff s department was Only catching the Lille Guy and not crack ing flown on the big dope chives pro scr. A Johnson Ville ki.sinc3.sman and former postmaster running for or stale House of representatives was the other speaker of the evening. Pro scr urged his audience to support his Campaign because he was not seeking the Public office for the meeting set there will be a regular monthly meeting of the Florence Branch of Llie n Baacl Sun Day evening. Beginning at 5 p. A. The meeting will be held in inc educational building of Trinity Baptist Church according to Jimmy Harrison publicity chairman. The meeting will be under the Dix Clinn of inc Hev. J Gifis. President. Burns mortgage Temple Beth Israel will meet ill 6 p. M. Sunday for a covered dish d i n n e r celebrating the burning of the congregation s mortgage. Kahihi Sanford. Representing the Union of american hebrew congregations will install new officers for the year 5733 11372 new officers Are Lawrence Weintraub. President Selig Lovinc. Vice p r e s i d e n i Arthur Siegal. Treasurer mrs. Cclia Kraft Secretary mrs. Mildred Cohen sisterhood president Murray w. . Brotherhood president Philip Kornblut. Youth group presi Dent. Also to be installed Are Board members or. I a p i a c i Jenrette with no Liy uoi1 Wood y associated press writer Columbia. . Jeurelle. Who has rave led a Long political Road thai twisted Anil Luried through two Pri Mary campaigns a recount and a lengthy hearing says he will present himself to the voters in South Carolina s 6th Congress onal District As a Man Wilh no strings t i e 35-year-old Jenrette upset the Veteran rep. John Mcmillan in inc democratic primary Runoff Sens. 12. He had finished second in the first Pri Mary. Then lie waited through a recount trial showed him winning by 843 Voles. Then he sat through hours of testimony Friday As actor plans Campa Ion i strings attached Neys for Mcmillan attempted to prove 270 instances of voting irregularities Ami gel approval from the executive committee of the stale democratic parly for another election. The com Naillee hurried Down the request and certified the election of pc Retle u member of the slate House of representatives. Mcmillan who at 74 years of age has served in Congress for 34 years is chairman of the House District of Columbia commit acc. Said lie might take his Case to the courts or might ask for a congressional investigation of alleged voting irregularities. During an interview. Jeurelle declined to answer directly whether he would support Sci. Sixth dist. Cong. Candidate Jenrette says Khe will represent District with no strings attached George Mcgovern. The demo cratic presidential nominee. I Don t want to ride on sen. Mcgovern s he said and i Don t want sen. Mcgovern Riding on my coat Jeurelle added i would like to sup i l he democratic ticket from the president on Down but i just Don t know Al this Lime. This is something i la have to work out myself. I am running As an inde pendent a Jefferson democratic Independent and when elected 1 will have no strings Al ached to anyone and can rep resent the people of the 6th Dis Ricl As i hell Sec Jeurelle faces a Lough Chal Lenge in the november general election from Young a Florence county Farmer Dairy Man businessman and Hosl for a weekly. 30-Minule. Farm oriented television program. I understand or. Young is a Nice said and there is no doubt he is Well known because of his to show. Continued. I also understand inc republicans will Send Down some National leaders to help his Campaign. I Don t think be people of the Bill District want out siders in Here and i Don t think they want a Man elected who will have sonic debts to pay to the president and others who Aid his when asked if he did l sup port Mcgovern. Could he sup por a president genre tic answered. Now thai would he rather hard would t in. Seeing he is sending Down support for my Jenrette. A Sharp Dresser Wilh curly Blond hair said he believed Young has tried to copy my Campaign Issue. I said Long before him thai i would work to help die farm Economy of the 6th District and o bring in Industry without hurling the environment of the thai Jenrette said is about the same thing he proposed when he announced his can of Enrille said he believed Young would give up his weekly to show bul if he does t there is no doubt but that i will ask for equal Lime on Wol Perl Al Koenig. Wesley Levy. Or. Lawrence Leiden Ami or. Edward Kasper. Tim Rod Pat meets the first celing of the year for the Pat of t i m r o d school will be held monday evening at the school. Beginning at p. A. Bon Nie Cagan. Math coordinator for elementary schools in District no. I will outline the individual math according to Jim Nelson presi Dent. Nelson said that this is a Pilot project being implemented in Only three of District no. 1 schools this year. He said that All parents Are urged to attend and Ihal dial i care will be provided for those needing this service. Sponsors program the West Florence guidance department is sponsoring an k d u c a tonal opportunities program on wednesday Al p. M juniors and seniors and their parents Are urged to attend according to Patsy Lynch guidance Secretary. Miss Lynch said that representatives f r o m vocational schools he armed services Junior colleges and four year colleges will he present to discuss future plans of West Florence students upon their graduation from High school. First meeting set the regular monthly celing of soul Side High school Pat will be held Mon Dikiy night. Beginning Al 8 p. M. In inc Liudi Loring. The speaker will be Counselor Mckee of i h e Florence Darlington tic Center located on he Darlington Highway. Publicity c h a i r m a n i Elizabelh f. Lawhon announced that inc meeting will be the first for the new year and nil parents and leathers arc urged to Al cml. Pat meet set meet the teachers Pat night will be held Al Seclena High school tuesday be ginning Al 8 . In the auditorium. Teachers and Pat offi cers will be introduced. After the meeting parents and visitors May visit teachers in their classrooms. Send Cal will be in at Tendance in their homeroom classes. All parents arc urged to at tend and to bring their Stu Dent s class schedule. Refresh ments will be served. Man acquitted Darlington Benjamin Jeffrey. S3. Has been acquitted of a murder charge in connection Wilh the Shotgun slaying of 37-year-old Wesley Blackman on Jan. 9. 1972. The Darlington county general sessions Conral found Jeffrey innocent Afler a one and one half Day rial ending Friday. Several witnesses testified that Jeffrey had been threatened on numerous occasions by Blackman. Blackman had allegedly shot Jeffrey before having him admitted to inc Hospital. Hemingway c. Merck Moore. .83. Retired Farmer of re. 3. Died in a Georgetown nursing Home saturday. Funeral services will be con ducted Al 3 . Monday in in cd Good Hope u n i i e d methodist Church by the Rev. Jack thrower and the Rev. Laurie Smith. Burial directed by Morris funeral Home will be in Good Hope cemetery. Or. Moore was born in the Good Hope s c c i i o n of Georgetown county a son of the late Cornelius a. Ail addle Vioude Moore. He was a lifelong resident and Farmer of Good Hope. He was married to the Lale mrs. Essie Viola Tyler Moore. Surviving Are to sons. Kenneth l. Moore find Grove l. Moore both of Hemingway two daughters. Mrs. C. Igladys Verble and mrs. Clyde Colleen i Loegler. Bolh of Mooresville. N. A a sister. Mrs. Mollie Tanner of hox Boro. N. A is grandchildren ii great grandchildren. Mrs. Lillie Mckenzie Lake City funeral services for mrs. Lillie Mickenzie will be conducted Al 2 p. M. Monday in St. Mark s holiness Church by the Rev. R. C. Hackle. Burial directed by Kartell and Howe funeral Home will be in Mckenzie cemetery. Mrs. Mckenzie died wednesday in a Florence Hospital after a Long illness. Surviving Are her husband. Arthur Mckenzie three daughters. Mrs. I. U r e n n e r Graham of it. . 1 la. Mrs. Vniller Arthur and mrs. Sarah Harris Bolh of like cily four sons. Waddell of Middletown. N. A. Harry Mckenzie of Pat Terson. Willie Mckenzie and Arthur Mckenzie or. Both of like City four Sisters. Miss Flora Burgess and mrs. Same Ella Brown both of Lake City. Mrs. Patience Fulton o f Scwell. X. A. And mrs. Helen Marlon of go Nelow. N. A two Brothers. Sammy Burgess of Baltimore. My. And Jpike of Charleston -15 grandchildren if great grandchildren. mrs. R. Frances sleeve Clowny. 87, widow of Henry Boyd Clowney. Died Fri Day in a local ii Ospital after an Long illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 3 . Sunday in Shelley Brunson funeral Home by the Rev. J. Wayne Levan. Burial will be in the Olanta Baptist cemetery. Born in Olanta. She was a daughter of the Lale Silas a. And Margaret t o m i i n s o n sleeve. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Surviving Are five daughters. Miss Allic Mae Clowney. And mrs. Woodrow b. Bird both of Sumter mrs. Cliff Coward of Conway mrs. Dallon b. Floyd Ami mrs. Sammie h. Hannah or. Bolh of Lake cily two sons. 13. Rudolph Clowney of port Royal and Foster d. Clowny of Georgetown 15 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Other s. C. Deaths mrs. Ernestine m. Owen. Columbia. Miss Phyllis Anila Mitchell . Elex Reece. North Clyde Mitchell Lexington. Mrs. Wilmer drown. Den Mark. Mrs. Riisa 1. Tompkins cd Mcfield. Mrs. Mary Knight. Hickory tavern. K. J. Dowdin Greenwood. Mrs. Gladys t. Milling. Greenwood. Iti Urlow j Kenning Toni. Kershaw. Ii. Hope Smith. George c a h i r i e y Batesburg. Or. Stoberl l. Willis. Charleston. Julian c. Fields Charleston. The Rcv. Wylie a. Mozingo or. Bishopville. Mrs. Arric a chins in i Iris. William a. James s r. Columbia. Mrs. Arric p. P n w e r s Cassatt. Arthur Chad d c a s i e y Williston. Melissa Ann k e e g n Wallerborn. Oliver melts. M o n c k s Corner. Mrs. Daisv haves. Gilbert. Uganda by nov. 8. Lie claimed they were sabotaging the econ omy. The British government has dispatched a special envoy Peter Scott to Kampala to deter mine How to Deal with the new problem. He will meet with the British High commissioner in Uganda later in Hopes of deter mining whether to begin extra flights and to see what can be done about assuring the safety of asians travelling to Uganda s International Airport at in Mcgovern said ready to fight for prime time Cleveland api demo cratic presidential nominee George Alt govern says he will fight if necessary for prime television time to put some sub stance into the Campaign. I Don t want ibis Campaign to close with no More substance to it than we get into these slump Mcgovern told reporters covering his Campaign i rips. Mcgovern s remarks were made in a news conference Fri Day night with his comments embargoed for publican Satur Day night. Two major networks Abc and lbs. Said Friday night they would sell Mcgovern prime Lime for a series of fireside Abc has not responded but is expected to go along. Earlier Friday evening Mcgovern said the networks had refused to sell the blocks of time he needed until the final two weeks of the Campaign. He said that if we have to. Well sue Mcgovern s Media buyers have cancelled All of the one minute to spots scheduled for network whoring this week re serving the Money for the longer 15 or 30 minute shows. Charles Guggenheim who produces Mcgovern s to mate rial said longer More substantive exposure is needed for Mcgovern to overcome Nar Row labels Hung on him by his opponents. The networks announcement Friday night of willingness to sell the necessary air Lime came in response to telegrams sent by Lawrence f. O Brien Mcgovern s National Campaign director. In recent weeks it has be come apparent hat a reluctance cd Isle on behalf of the networks to make available for us to Purchase a sufficient half hour broadcast time in which to conduct our Campaign during the critical weeks before elec Tion o Brien said. J Forth final tribute Only i i i the finest is acceptable. What a Comfort to know that your loved one is be Iii ing shown All the respect i i and consideration you j j j would wish. You can de i i i Pend on the Smith fun i i i neral service to pro vide the finest and to j serve As we would be served. I 11 a funeral i your loved ones deserve the Best office 662-7192 phones residence 669-7305 Florence South Carolina 22937 i Hie British also arc cer cd about the safety of 7.000 while britons working in Uganda. The asians mostly of Indian and pakistani origin were granted British citizenship in 1962 when the former Colony of Uganda became Independent. Hundreds hold key co numerical jobs expected to go to africans after the expulsions. Although Amin promised Britain the asians could take funds Oul of the country Many have arrived penniless in Lon Don claiming they were slopped on the Way to Entebbe and forced to give up property. I told newsmen. There is a great Deal of i rouble on inc Road Between Kampala and Entebbe. There Are Road blocks and people Are being asked to decant All their some of the asians cleared for departure have been Hesi tank to leave Kampala. The Cap ital because of the trouble Al about 15 roadblocks on the Way to Entebbe. The foreign Secretary said he would also Appeal to other members of the United nations to help resettle Llie expelled asians. So far Britain has promises for such assistance from 15 countries. In new York. Douglas Home has scheduled talks with Secre tary of slate William p. To Gers foreign ministers Andrei a. Gromyko of the soviet Union t and Abba Khan of Israel. He is also cd peeled to Meel president 1 Nixon in Washington. J British airline executives held emergency talks in London on Amin s ultimatum. Services scheduled to leave Uganda be fore the deadline expires have room for Only Aboul 500 Passen Gers. Airlines were awaiting clarification from Kampala before ordering extra services. Dozens of extra planes would be needed to meet Amin s or Der. The Koyal air Force has the facilities to Send the Noces Mary aircraft but this Lias been ruled out because of the in veritable suspicions the dispatch of British warplanes to Kaslaf Rica would raise. Shortly before Douglas Home it l. N. Family of ugandan asians arrived . With nowhere logo. Hotline 662-2575 staffed 7-11 daily 4 . Fri. To 1 . Mon. Brown memorials annual fall Sale was now now Only now Only Granite Marble Bronze Brown memorials since 1908 interstate 20 mile West of Florence mall Florence s. C
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