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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 28, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaS Good morning it s Friday september our 50th year no. 271 Florence. S. C. Daily 10sunday 15 phase 4 termed a Flop Washington a the newest member of president Nixon s inner Circle of economic advisers has called for a Quick end to the government s phase 4 Price control program saying it is both bad economics and bad politics. William Fellner nominated monday by Nixon to his Council of economic advisers said thursday he favors allowing prices to change according to Market forces. To added he does t think prices will increase too much if controls end now. I would t expect everything would come Down in Price but would t expect a really Large Fellner said at a news conference. In calling for an end to controls. Fellner seemed to take a More conservative position to Ward the wage and Price control program than other Nixon economic advisers. Chairman Lerbert Stein of the Council of economic advisers Treasury Secretary George Shultz and director John t. Dunlop All have said they Are ideologically opposed to controls but intend to make them work nevertheless. Fellner said controls should end As soon As possible but no later than the end of the year. Here it comes this Tornado struck Salina kan., tuesday night moving into a Mobile Home court moments after this picture was taken. The twister destroyed or heavily damaged virtually All of the 44 Mobile Homes at the Park cup ants had a 10 minute warning and Only three injuries were reported. However of of the storm a cleanup sales time1 set for 3 tobacco markets Florence receives Mcleod Park Grant a meeting of warehousemen from the three markets still operating in South Carolina agreed thursday on a formula for cleanup sales time authorized to the state by the Industry wide flue cured tobacco marketing committee. Marion s. Fowler general manager of the . Tobacco warehouse association presided Over the meeting which included two representatives each from the Lake City Mullins and Timmonsville tobacco markets. All others have been closed since Day. Fowler said the proportion agreed upon is the same As on the closing Day of regular sales thursday when Lake City and Mullins each had 40 per cent of the sales Opportunity and Timmonsville had 20 percent. The Lime will be split with each Market al tiny its time in straight segments. Fowler said if he Industry wide com Milter approves. The Industry wide committee wednesday in Raleigh n.c., agreed to allot South Carolina one set of buyers with pounds of Opportunity each for seven Days or pounds of sales. South Carolina estimates Are hat More than 12 million pounds of South Carolina tobacco remain unsold. Frank Bryant chairman of the Industry wide committee Friday or Early saturday will approve specifics of a plan for use of South Carolina Lime. It was agreed by the warehousemen to ask the Industry wide committee to make More time available to South Carolina for tobacco sales since an estimated nine to 10 million pounds will remain unsold even with the agreed upon cleanup time. The Corii Mittee meets in Raleigh of oct. 12. A the City of Florence receives a Grant for develop ment of Mcleod Park. Page 3a. Index comics deaths 5c 2a 6b 4a 6c 1c Mcclenaghan soundly thrashes Loris 29-0. Pace 1c. Doctor the . House adjourns in definitely in the face of a Fili markets 8 Buster against increased inter sports 3 est rates by Florence s rep. S Ralph Anderson. Page 1b. State area 1b s women id weather variable cloudiness Chance of showers and thundershowers. Highs upper 80s, lows around 70. Details Page 2a. Grand jury opens Agnew probe Baltimore. My. A a special Federal grand jury opened an unprecedented investigation thursday a political graft probe of vice president Spiro t Agnew. At the same time. Agnew s lawyers planned to go to court to Slop the inquiry. The grand jury met for More than seven hours before adjourning until next week. One of the lawyers. Judah Best said in Washington that a motion would be filed possibly As Early As the first of next week seeking a temporary in Junction to halt the grand jury proceedings. Such a move had been expected from the lawyers thursday morning before the jury session started. We Are going to file.1 Best said adding he did not feel that Agnew s argument against the grand jury probe would be Hurt by filing for an injunction after the investigation was under Way. Three witnesses appeared be fore the grand jury during the first hours of work but Only one of the witnesses could to identified. He was William j. Muth former vice president of the Baltimore cily Council now the office manager of an Engi Neering consulting firm Hurst Rosche engineers inc. Muth has been an Afinow fund Raiser. The investigation of the vice president is a lot of Muth said As he left the Federal courthouse after testifying. Agnew was notified last month by Federal prosecutors that he was under investigation for possible criminal violation of tax. Extortion bribery and conspiracy Laws. He has insisted he is innocent of any wrongdoing. The allegations against him Center on kickbacks from con tractors during the 1960s when Agnew was chief executive of Baltimore county and then gov Trade measure retains restraints on russians Boyle out of coma Washington a a House committee reached tentative agreement thursday on a massive foreign Trade Bill thai would Grant president Nixon authority to make Trade deals next year Wilh Japan and Europe and impose humanitarian restraints on Trade concessions o the soviet Union. The House ways and committee scheduled a formal Vole on the measure for wednesday after the com Mittee staff has put in into final form. The Bill would Grant presi Dent Nixon Broad authority to raise and lower . Trade tariffs and barriers and to work out specific Trade deals. But it would not give him the almost unrestricted authority he asked. The president said when lie asked Congress for the Trade authority last Panl that he wants to use it to negotiate for a More open and Equita-1 ble world trading the committee handed the president a major defeat wednesday by approving a ban against . Trade concessions for the soviet Union until it frees emigration for jews and other citizens. Such a restriction is heavily favored by both the House and inc Senate but Secretary of stale Henry Kissinger suggested it could endanger the .-sovict detente. We should keep in Kissinger said that there is a Point beyond which one cannot press a situation Asil Republican leaders said Kis Singer stressed at their regular meeting with president Nixon thursday morning that the so Viet Trade concessions Are essential to continuing .-soviet detente. Rep. Barber b. Conable or. Of new York a member of the ways and Means committee said he hoped he convinced Nixon and his advisors that the soviet Trade restriction is backed not Only by jewish organizations but by labor and major conservative and Liberal groups. The House is expected to Vole on he Bill Early next month but Senate leaders have said they will not take the measure up until a Cal year. The Bill would prohibit most favored nation Tariff treatment for soviet imports unless the president could report o con Gress annually that inc soviets do not deny jews or other Citi Zens he right to emigrate and do not charge More lha nominal Ceil fees. The us for soviet goods is a Keystone of a .-Soviel Trade Deal. Washiington a w. A. Tony Boyle was awake and out of his coma thursday hos Pital spokesmen said and improving gradually. Boyle was Able to recognize his wife and his doctor when they visited the former United mine workers president in the intensive care unit spokesmen said. Bank robber Loots san Branch by Terry Hill morning news staff writer four san Branch Bank employees were locked inside a vault for 20 minutes thursday by a neatly dressed Bandit 1 who escaped unnoticed with a Large briefcase full of an undetermined amount of Cash. A customer walked into the Darlington Highway South Carolina National Bank Branch just after 1 ., noticed it empty and called police. Officers rushed to the Bank and found the employees locked in the vault. Ten months ago the same Bank was robbed by a single masked Bandit who has not yet been apprehended. I be robbed Banks before and i know what i m police said the Man told Bank manager Otis e. Thomason. The Man walked into the Bank shortly before 1 And entered Thomason s office. When the Bank manager looked up police said the Bandit stood there aiming a pistol at him saying "1 know you close at one o clock and we re sit Here a Matt Florence detective it. . Less Cister said the Man described As a White male in his Early 30 s. Wearing a Large hat and pin striped Suil waited until after 1 Then forced a woman Teller to fill a Large briefcase with Money. He then forced the three women and Thomason into the vault asked How to close it. Slammed the door and vanished after telling them he did not want to Hurt anyone but would kill them if they pulled the alarm. He was a san assistant vice president Theodore h. Reading said. He knew what he was Bank officials said an audit was being conducted to deter mine the amount of Cash the Man got hut refused to say How much Money was normally kept on hand at the Darlington High Way Branch facility. Florence police officers immediately began of the area but could find no suspects or witnesses to the crime. An employee of the florentine restaurant just 100 said no one noticed. Unusual because the robbery occurred during their busiest time of Day. Fri and sled agents joined in the investigation and were questioning employees within minutes. Last november a Man wearing a Gorilla Type masked stepped up to a Teller s window stuck a pistol into the employees face and demanded Cash. After the Teller filled a Small bag with Money the robber also a White male described As being in his 20 a six feet tall with Long Brown hair forced the Teller and another employee to Hil the floor and remain there in order not to get according to officials also refused to divulge the amount of Money taken last year but told the morning news that several thousand dollars in currency was taken. The first robber fled on foot and was traced by police to an area covered with underbrush. A pair of gloves and socks were found behind the but no so aspect has been taken into custody. Senate votes for troop reduction Washington a the Senate voted thursday night to require a reduction of . Ground troops overseas within the next 27 months. The vote was 48-36. The Compromise was worked out on the Senate floor after a 51-44 vote wednesday rejecting a or 40 per cent Over seas troop Cut the amendment added to the billion weapons procure ment authorization Bill would require a worldwide troop reduction by june the remainder of he would have to be withdrawn by dec. Reds launch manned new soyuz sen. Strom Thurmond r-., said president Nixon had told him during the Day that it was t the size of the Cut but the principle he objected to. Error of Maryland. There also have been published reports which Agnew has denied thai he received illegal Cash after becoming vice president in 1969. The grand jury session was being conducted under Condi Tion of strictest secrecy. The corridors leading to the grand jury room were sealed off by Federal marshals so newsmen could not who was Corning or going. Still Boyle was being carried on he critical list some 60 hours after taking a massive overdose of Barbie sales in what Boyle s doctor called an apparent suicide All empt. Plato Cacheris a lawyer for the 71-year-old deposed ump president said in was Loo soon to decide if and when Boyle would be Able to appear in court. Secretary and son Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger accompanied by his son David 12, arrives for wednesday s session of the United nations general Assembly in new York. A Moscow a the soviet Union launched its first manned space flight in More than two years thursday sending two cosmonauts on a test Mission in a new soyuz Craft that was powered into Earth orbit. The soyuz 12 spaceship was launched on a two Day flight from the soviet space Center at Bai Konur on the Kazakhstan in Central Asia Tass news Agency announced. Soyuz 12 carries two Rookie spacemen it. Col. Vasily Laza Rev the commander and flight Engineer Oleg Makarov. The Craft is an improved version of the soyuz ship in which three cosmonauts were killed at the end of the last manned soviet Mission in 1971. Tass said inc Mission will in clude comprehensive Check ing and testing of the improved flight systems further testing of the process of manual and automatic control in Vario is Light the soviet launching came just two Days after three Amer ican astronauts returned from a record Light in space aboard skylab 2. The previous soyuz 11 mis Sion ended in disaster on june 30, 1971, when the three Man Crew died on return to Earlh because the Craft s Hatch failed to close properly after unlock ing from the orbiting salyut i space Laboratory. The soyuz Craft was sent Back for redesign. April inc soviets launched another space lab and planned to Send a new manned soyuz vehicle to Dock Wilhit. Rabbi deplores corruption of government by George a religion writer new York a for the world s jews this is a time of judgment and and the attention of a million of them in the United states is being focused during their High holy Days on the misdeeds and message of watergate. The whole nation needs this says rabbi Robert i. Kahn of Houston tex., presi Dent of he Central conference of american rabbis. Every break in every Bug Ging every lie every bribe every illegal contribution every apathetic shrug of the shoulder were our sin our failure and the corruption of our gov the 10-Day Observance which began wednesday evening Wilh Rosh has Hanah the jewish new year and continues through yom kippur the Day of atonement on oct. 5 is a period of self examination Ripen Lence and re dedication to right Cou Ness. To Pul the meaning in specific terms the Reform Wing of Judaism the Union of Ameri can hebrew Congre Balioas and its clergy Arm be Central con Ference has Distri Butch a Book let asking members to examine their own ethics in the Light of watergate. Sermons adult classes and Home study sessions Are being devoted to the subject. Every institution in America must re examine itself and its failures in the harsh Light of the Booklet declares adding that this is particularly the duty of religious institutions As teachers of moral standards. Nothing on the current religious and in irreligious Agenda is More urgent than to look fearlessly beneath the cesspool of watergate at the gods we americans worship the moral ambiguities we have tolerated the cynicism and corruptions we have permitted to spread like an evil slain throughout our the Booklet is called water Gate a moral

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