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CAMDEN – (Special) – Camden ex-Marines will march for dimes again this year. Encouraged by the success of last year’s march the Camdenites are planning an expanded program for this year.

Ten Kershaw county ex-Marines will participate in this year’s march for dimes. They will gather at the Camden Post Office where they will get a send off from the Camden Military Academy band.

The Marines will divide themselves into three groups. One group will march from Camden to Blaney, another from Camden to Kershaw and a third group will march from Camden to Bethune.

Former Marine Gunnery Sgt. Roy Truesdale of Camden will be in charge of all Marines. Assisting him will be Marine Recruiting Sgt. Puckett of Columbia.

On the march to Bethune will be Steve Kelly, David Norman and Beckham Harris. Taking the march to Kersaw will be J. F. Kelly, Charles Armentrout, James L. Bradley and Ted Cobb.

On the Blaney march will be John Cook, Charles Williams and Hector DeBruhl. The civil air patrol, under the direction of Capt. R. D. Chafin, is cooperating in the march by keeping in touch with all of the marching units by radio at all times. The position of each unit along with the line of march will be broadcast at regular intervals throughout the day.

DeMolay first with buckets will be stationed at positions along the lines of the march to receive donations. The boys will be stationed at Dekalb, Westville, Kershaw city limits and Kershaw. They will also be stationed at Cassatt and Bethune city limits and at Lugoff and Blaney.

January 6, 1962  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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