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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 1, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaFage 4-1 the Floremce Mon Long Nisius flown Chi 8. August 1, 11w on 4.6 million pounds state legs average on tuesday the heavier types. The first warehouse reporting wednesday sales made an official average of Market officials expect heavier sales the remainder of the week As Farmers report More poundage prepared for auction floors Steve Anderson supervisor said. Lows Lake City sales were lighter on the Lake City tobacco Market today and prices were stronger on a number of prices. The Quality of offerings conjoin tied from fair to very Good. Price increases came on medium and better Quality tobaccos which were bringing one to two cents More per Pound than on opening auctions yesterday. Sales yesterday were reported at pounds for an official average of per Hundred pounds. Growers still expressing con Cern on the Price differential which has not been shown for lied to Bacco predict the crop while ready for Market will be held off for several Days at least while Farmers await Price developments. Some predict the end of timing tobacco in South Carolina before warehousemen and Market expect Light sales again tomorrow. Dillon sales on the Dillon Market to Day were pounds at an estimated average per Pound of k cents tobacco almost wholly and medium grades according to Jesse w. Ford sales supervisor. Mullins Weed sales on the Mullins mar Ket totalled pounds Dur ing the first two Days of the 1957 flue cured tobacco season. Sales wednesday were Light with some Price fluctuations on the lower grades although increases were volume Light prices same by the associated press sales volume was Light and a prices by grades mostly unchanged yesterday on the flue cured tobacco markets of the South Carolina Border North Caro Lina Belt. Price averages on tuesday s opening auctions brought rum sales lighter Hemingway were somewhat Side wednesday official figures released yester noted on die Leaf a special Day by the tobacco division of 1 the . Dept. Of agriculture established an Overall South Caro Lina average on tobacco sold tues Day opening Day at por Hundred pounds. This average was on a total of 4 pounds disposed o f through the 11 Palmetto Leaf marts. Poundage and average in this report were listed As follows Conway 2co.w8, Darling ton Dillon Hemingway 238.138, 70 Kingstree Lake City 1 051.658, Lamar 740. Loris Mullins Pampli to. 250.348. Timmonsville 883.364. North Carolina markets or per Hundred less than South Carolina on lie polls by Market sales super visors for wednesday Are As Fol the the Hemingway Loha go m a r k e t. Prices ranged from 20 to 75 Dol Lars per Hundred with an unofficial average of about 56 cents per Pound. Tom Prev Elf and n. Parker sold entire three acre crop a total of 6.196. Pounds for an average of per Hundred. A. Haseldon supervisor noted. Pampico sales were Light on All grades n Pamplico wednesday the second Day of the 1957 tobacco Eason. Grades however seem to be improving s. L. Finklea supervisor reported. The Market sold pounds for at an estimated average of per Hundred. Timmonsville a total of pounds of Gold n Leaf were auctioned in Timmonsville warehouses wednesday wringing the Farmers a Gross of the was a de Cline of per Hundred from yesterday s average. However it still holds a Edge Over last year s first two Days average super visor Clifton e. Saverance said. There were a lot of lower grades of tobacco sold mostly priming and lugs. The season s total so far is 865.543 pounds for a total of an average of per Hundred. Darlington the Darlington tobacco Ware houses auctioned pounds wednesday for a total of 76. The average was approximate i by per Hundred. According to Elmo Boston sales supervisor bidding was More j spirited on All grades with most activity remaining in medium Andi Low grades. All floors were cleared and Farmers May sell for the next few Days without reserving space he said. North Carolina Market poundage average Lum Borlon 653.074 Chadbo irn 136.774. Whiteville fair Bluff 81.084 Tabor City Clarkton Fairmont Fayetteville 464.712 52.17 54.57 50.21 53.06 54.41 50.19 47.00 Back to Rice Tokyo july 31 w about 6. 000 japanese working at Mili tary bases have lost their jobs acc arise of . Troop withdrawals since july 1. Reigns miss Joan Hill of Florence was the reigning Queen of the festival at the South Carolina tobacco Festi Val this Lake City. Here she wears her Crown on the Fronc having received it at the festival a year ago. Morning news photo that s a record Canberra july 30 it aus Trulia reports births in the first oilman seeks drilling rights off the coast Columbia july 31 iff the state budget and control Board has turned Over to the at torn a general a proposition from a fort Worth tex., oilman for offshore and Inland drilling in South Carolina. The oilman j. E. Fitzpatrick told the associated press he had is cd for Oil rights on stale owned properly and was willing to give in return one eighth of the proceeds from Oil or Gas he might find As Well As a percentage on Sulphur. Fitzpatrick said he had not made any geological surveys to determine if Oil could be found in South Carolina. But he said cer Tain sedimentary rocks frequently found around Oil deposits Are present in some sections of South Carolina. Fitzpatrick e m p h a sized that he had completed no Deal with the Board. They the Board Nom Bors arc going to ask the attorney general for an opinion on my proposition then they will de Ermine if they want to discuss it he said. The texan described himself As an individual operator who is not representing any company. The attorney general was also Queens of festival Ann Todd of Johnsonville beams with a big smile after having been named Queen of the festival at Lake City s South Carolina tobacco festival yesterday. Bettyjo Thigpen left of Hebron won second place and Diane Stone of Vox took third. Competition was among girls representing tobacco communities. Morning news photo three months of this year reached asked by the Board to look Over a record High total of that is at the rate of 23.24 per thou Sand population. There Are still More men than women in aus to Sant Ecooper s net income Columbia july 31 w Carolina s Public Power project has reported details of of what its director Colleton county sen. It. M. Jefferies Calls a Good the South Carolina Public serv ice authority annual report for the fiscal year ended june 30 shewed a net income of an increase of Over the previous fiscal year. The Cash position of the authority popularly known As the Santee Cooper. Improved during the year by the annual report showed. Jefferies credited the adjusted Rale schedule and an successful june operation with the improved showing. Under the adjusted rate sched ule retail Power Rales were advanced about 10 per cent in 1955 and contracts with various Power companies were sealed for re visions As they expired. We arc now operating on a profit Jefferies remarked. During last month net income was a fat As compared to Little More than during he same month last year. Jefferies said an increased water Supply enabled the authority to shut Down one steam generating segregation session vetoed by committee brings of discontent from growers although the general average of per Hundred pounds was above the figure for the 195c opening. The Federal slate Market news service said the average was paid on pounds of leave sold tuesday on the Belt s 19 markets. Last year first Day sales amounted to pounds for an average of Farmers were reported dissatisfied with the comparison of the South Carolina Border North Caro Lina average and the higher prices prevailing on Georgia Florida markets. Monday sales on the. Georgia Florida Belt averaged talk among Farmers of hauling tobacco southward to the Georgia Florida markets was reported by one Leaf official. The. Market news service said South Carolina Border North Caro Lina sales yesterday were Light with most markets completing auctions before noon. Average prices by grades were unchanged to under opening Day level some fair and Low Quality priming were Down and s4. Quality was lower because of a smaller percentage of Good priming and Lups. H o w e v o a priming continued in up of the marketing. Cross sales and by a intr a for tier Sony s opening were Smith pounds averaging North pounds averaging deliveries to the flu cured stabilization corp. On opening toy Xiv up 3.4 per tent of Gross sulis. Compared with per cent us last year s auction bid Iirth tidies Yesu toy a limited number of Grandos Lemon Down Low Lemon Down Lemon Down food Lemon 64, unchanged Good Orange do Nair Lemon Ifil. Down fair Orange unchanged. Priming flood Lemon Down fair Lemon up fair non nor my. In chanced Low Union blown j2 Low n. Up Vondon ill nun pm i. J it thin up f. I Columbia july 31 w the slate segregation committee to Day said there is no necessity for an extraordinary session of the general Assembly to protect South Carolina s segregated pub Lic schools. The Union county delegation to t no legislature had asked for the special session. Union lawmakers Leared South Carolina would be affected by a recent Federal court decision which found Virginia s Pupil place ment Law the committee chairman slate sen. L. Marion Gressette of Cal Boun. Said. South Carolina has no placement Law is he added there has been a misunderstanding about the Calhoun senator said after the meeting with sen. John d. Long and reps. James m. Arthur and John c. Hart that he has always Felt it would be a mis for South Carolina to Rev on legislation that would permit placing pupils in whatever schools he state chooses for them Gressett said South Carolina in Stead will continue to rely Princi Pally on a provision of Law which cuts funds from any school mov ing to integrate while and negro pupils. Gressette said after a thorough discussion of the problem the in county lawmakers slate s unit in june to depend More heavily upon much cheaper Hydro elec tric Power. The saving in Coal he said was in the neighbourhood of also on the encouraging Side was an Engineer s estimate that the Pond s water level contained As of june More in water than during the previous june. The measurement was Given in terms of the Cost of steam Power. This was an intangible asset not figured in the authority s report. June Jefferies said was the Only month of the past fiscal year in which water measured up to its expected average. The Ruth oily this year Genera led kilowatt hours of Hydro Power compared with last year and kilowatt hours of steam Power compared with the last fiscal year s Jefferies said increased Power consumption was noted in Horry county particularly in the Myrtle Beach area where an expanding u. S. Air Force has is located. While there Are no plans at pres ent to pay any profits into the state Treasury Jefferies noted that y in the authority a proposal to lease about 100 or 150 acres of slate owned property in Congaree swamp near Cayce. A geologist representing Ken Lucky mining interests told t h e Board the Combine he is associated with has already leased about acres of privately owned property. He said he wanted to add to the package the state owned land under the control of the South Carolina wildlife dept., to dig for titanium and other minerals. Board members were told Geo logical studies indicate that min urals Are present in the land. Exact terms of the proposal were not disclosed but it was understood the state would get a Royalty from proceeds As Well As leasing fees of 50 cents to a Dollar an acre for the first two years and about an acre for a period thereafter. Ally. Gen. Callison will report on both proposals before the Board makes a decision. Court martial readied for 2nd airman Lions of larceny. Base authorities said about 20 persons Are involved in the alleged swindle. Shaw All Force base july 31 my the second airman to face a court martial in an alleged payroll swindle at this base is slated to go on trial to Morrow. S. Sgt. James h. Nix of Ridge land charged on two larceny counts is accused of taking in illegal payments. The 33-year-old father of three children is a 12-year Veteran of the service. Base officials today re leased the names of three More airmen who will also face court martinis in the same scandal. They identified the men As air Man 1. C Peter Cyprian jr., 26, of Gary inc. Airman 2. C John Davis jr., 22. Of Cleveland Ohio. And s. Sgt. Bernice r. Moore 31, of Durham. N. Cyprian father of two and a six year Man with the air Force is charged with five specifications of larceny. He is accused of having received a total of illegally. Davis. Charged with nine specifications is accused of hav ing received he is married and has one child. He has been in the service three years. Moore facing the same number of larceny counts is charged with taking he. Is the father of three children and has been with the air Force years. Trial dates for the three will be announced shortly. Last week. Airman 1. C Bernie l. Ormund of Williamston. N. C., received a dishonourable discharge and five years at hard labor after pleading guilty to eight specific 20 die in flames As bus overturns eu1kne. Turkey july 30 bus crashed into a ditch and might fire near this turkish Bui Garian Border town late last night and 20 passengers burned to death. Three injured to Day. 5. A love service station Pine Irby St. Phone 5482 were in agreement with the has increased. Imus recommendation of the com he said previously deferred Mittee. J Semi annual payments for trans Gressette added that the com-1 Mission lines taken Over from the1 Nii Ltee has also canvassed the situation regarding Public schools and colleges of the stale As a whole and concluded that the Public attitude is one of peace and Good will and that no difficulties will attend the opening of schools and colleges this he said the committee fell also Central electric cooperative will be resumed in january As scheduled. Only the 2 per cent interest charge has been paid during the three year moratorium. Discount on your new fall and Winter suits i spor Coats Slacks the authority director said a sum is being set aside each month to that the Semi annual payments that no new legislation concerning i will not come As a Lump financial j segregated schools is necessary at i Burden. The payments plus inner present. Rel come to about a year. Our biggest fashion savings event of the season1 suit a Rama give yourself Freedom of Choice visit senators Eliza Beth Evans Lester of Mullins South Carolina s girls state governor took time out in Washington this week to visit sons. Olin Johnston Uii Strom Thurmond. She s attending girls nation in Washington and is n candidate Lor presi Dent. Busman s Holiday new York july 31 Bernard Murkin. Who has sailed the for Van seas for 30 l just returned from a a iwo month cruise in the met Lilor. With his wife. Thi work or firs to work an of Ilir Amri limn l.iiii1.- Lai c mini. There nothing n he . 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