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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 13, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaThe weather mostly fair and warmer today and tonight with Little Chance for rain. High today 89 Low 71. See Page 3. Not vol. 147 published in the heart of the pee farm area in the Palmetto Reader s tip Carole to Kabler of Sutherlin ore., shot 4 Over Par 78 yesterday in the Florence Junior invitational Field. See Page 7. Florence s. C., saturday morning August 13, 1955 daily 5c sunday Loc weekly Jack Peurifoy plays with his sons Daniel nine Center who was killed with him in yester Day s Auto Accident and son John who was injured in the crash. The South Carolina Man was ambassador to Thailand. The Accident took place South of Bangkok. Apace u. S. Diplomat is killed in wreck Bangkok Thailand aug. 12 a s. Ambassador John e. Peurifoy 48 a dashing diplomatic trouble shooter who loved fast cars died today in the crumpled Connie comes apart Diane heading North Ocean drive Norma again by Cuales Mooitz Mornini news ally editor Ocean drive Beach aug. Ocean drive Beach is Back in the resort Busi american guns Stop assault in South Korea danger Over from Connie l s i and Lem Focas Jis Smill Yule Day on the compound hous i la i i n in Hull la Viilu Iii. Lays of anxious waiting Lor the arrival of Hurricane least coast port of Norfolk va., a Bloke Virginia to Feht. Aug. 12 Hurricane Connie in her pounding trip up the Caro a Serles of sma11 Ness today after three Ling lied Inice inspectors at the the torrential Rains and heavy seas she sent North .0711116. Summing up the attitude o local property owners after the All Clear t 2 a. M. Today was mrs. Lloyd Ell who said thank the lord everything came out right for us Lis last october s tiling to do for a h j korean was reported wounded in he i the Melee. One ahead of her already had figured in the loss of 20 lives. Might but we re he said. Police Duel m. Bellamy was compared with Hurricane Hazel Eal Southern Belle Lor this resort ibis newly formed emergency Connie was Over Hie pc ration of wreckage of his latest sports Model. Peurifoy s a year old son Daniel perished with him when the Ford a amly a p sonnet lie held number of key posts during thu Inderbir smashed head on into a truck on a narrow Bridge 125 Miles South of Bangkok. His son Clinton. 14, was injured. The Accident occurred near the Beach resort of Una Hin on the Siani. Where Peurifoy started a 10-Day vacation yesterday with his wife belly Jane and the two boys. Peurifoy took his two sons this morning to see thai police air borne troops and a Parachute drop at Maluck Taiwan about four Miles from Una Hin. . Embassy officials said the ambassador outran a police escort on the Way Back braked to pass thai Highway department truck a communist revolt. Liking Plain speech he ended ills first conversation with Premier Sophocles Venizelos by saying and by the Way my name is and apparently into its path. Swerved directly Clinton suffered fractures of both Peurifoy won widespread Atten Tion for his role in 1954 civil War. In which the red supported government of president Jacobo Arbenz Guzman was de posed. A big easy going Man with cheery smile. Peurifoy said a successful Diplomat should speak very frankly very firmly in words people cannot fail to Peurifoy was born in Walter Boro. S. A. Aug. 0, 1907, the son of a District attorney. The High school annual for 192c described him As the handsomest. Legs and one Arm. He was removed i and most sarcastic boy in school to a Hospital in Bangkok where it listed his ambition As the pres Atli Nants said he was getting along night. Quite satisfactorily to id ency of the United Afler his tour As an elevator operator he took a Peurifoy came to Thailand last Job in the Treasury department november with a record of Jand married a pretty fellow pm achievement in such trouble spots ploy Betty Jane Cox of okla As Greece and Guatemala. Jhoma. The handsome outspoken Diplo j his Job was abolished the Day mat s slate department career i he and his Bride moved into a new spanned 17 years. Lie started gov a House in the suburbs eminent service in 1si35 As a finally he landed in the labors month elevator operator in the department. One month later he . Senate building was in the state department. Greece was Peurifoy s first he Rose steadily foreign assignment. He went there at one Point Peurifoy was Deputy As ambassador in 1050. Shortly undersecretary of state for per Peurifoy praised e e senators world War ii. A 1945 assignment sent him to san Francisco to arrange for the conference out of which the United nations was born. Peurifoy bought his first formal clothes in 1850, when lie was appointed ambassador to Greece. A Man who normally dressed with Complete informality. Peurifoy Rison laughed asked his wife. What in the world 1 do with these if i lose my with your looks. I can always Rea. Only two Homes in East Herry Grove suffered serious Amage four others were lesser i damaged and singles were blown from a couple of score of others High tides yesterday scat Erci debris some of it left Over fron Hazel s visit along he beaches and in a few places on Street along the waterfront. We re All Happy about the Way things turned said Buck Garrison local furniture dealer however there was one disappointed person Here yesterday Garrison said. He was an insurance adjuster who stood with his camera poised waiting for the tide o carry away a House in Easl Herry Grove. It never Gar a animation. Truce learn compounds in five South korean purls of entry today against any korean All Empl to enforce president syn Man Lahce s get out ultimatum to communist truce inspectors. Thee has ordered them to leave but Connie As a Roar Iii storm that packed winds As High As 135 Miles an hour in the South Atlantic earlier in the Hurricane. At Juii Ili the Eye of the storm that l a l1 up isl Law dollars in hire you out As a she last week widespread reports in Bangkok credited Peurifoy s in fluence with responsibility for major political changes in the thai Cabinet. These put pro american Premier Pribul Sonogram into undisputed leadership of the government. We re pretty sold Bill Lyerly who with r. Mccord owns two motels along the strand. We were wiped out laser year could t even find a splinter of our motels after when Connie appeared to be heading for this area Lyerly moved All the furniture to the second Story and opened the first floor windows and removed he doors to permit High Waters to surge through the buildings. I Don t know if that s the right "11 worked chief Midnight. The i. K. Military said. "1 could t have asked Foi reaffirmed its do termination to protect them. An Kwh army spokesman said the 22-year-old korean War Veteran shut at Kang Nung was wounded slightly. Korean army and police sources said he was wounded critically. The incident broke Otil at i . A screaming mob stormed Down on the gales of the truce team compound attempting to crash them with heavy trucks. A korean official said a guard fired rounds from an Auto malic Rifle. The Fllch army spokes Man said four or five rounds were fired from a pistol or Rifle in an ally Mph to puncture truck tires. He said one Bullet Richo l held into a truck and struck the demonstrator. A korean doctor and nurse treated him for a superficial wound the spokesman said. It was the second shooting Inci int yesterday. A korean was filled and two others were wound a belter Ilis Gnu of auxiliary firemen and the life guard Rescue squad were Organ izod last week and had Only oni meeting before the Hurricane warn ing. That was tuesday when con Nie appeared destined to hit the area. I would like to express m appreciation for our visitors not gelling scared and Bel Lamy added. That helped our work Quile a i d also like to thank the men of the National guard the civil air patrol the lied Cross the local Junior police and the salvation army for their cooperation and help to he said. Local residents and visitors be an returning to the Beach area at 2 a. M. Today after be Al Clear was sounded. There were ionic Happy people our there when told them the danger was Hief Bellamy recalled. But the big question Loday is. What s the word on Hurricane de in predawn darkness of Volmi land. Site of he Inchon area Nice team compound. Damage in ils Wake in North Caro Lina passed Over Cape Charles ill the Southern lip of Virginia s East Ern Shore Peninsula. And there. Norfolk weather chief Glen v. Sachse said the Eye began disintegrating into a series of Small squalls. The highest recorded winds in Virginia were a Miles an hour at Cape Henry. There were gusts in 55 Al nearby Virginia Beach. The winds Al. Norfolk diminished rapidly from the Low 50s and came from the West. The barometer which touched a Low of 28.78 jumped ii hundredths. But if the storm was Milder will ils wind in Virginia in made in up with rain. A Hundred Miles in uni Al Richmond a record m hour rain fall was set with measured at 7.07 inches. To he pre Vious record was 7.20 set july 30 1923. Holds were blocked by Wale in numerous areas of the Centra and East sectors of Virginia am u. . The main North South Gigli Way artery was under a foot o water at several spots. Although he storm appeared or he Way out in had exacted of n property crops and lives. Small fishing villages along North Carolina s Albemarle am Pamplico sounds were lashed by mar inc Nous , of the death of ambassador John e. Peurifoy came As a stunning blow to the nation s capital where the Walterboro native was probably the most popular Man in the foreign service. President Eisenhower and tary of state Dulles described the ton office. Youthful ambassador s death As a i my Nio in Distin Job ii punt try. To is truly one of the civil South carolinians who an historical to the Raul a of Iro Edom. His m com Minim con Pira cios Holli Alirna am1 in hip Western will to Dohi. Ill is mile san pcs in am Crici dish Mali tude West. The Hurricane dial in digging klansmen ready Cross for burning last night on n lot to Lac the Tiffin was later soaked with Qai Olinc or kerosene before it n Highway near the Florence City limits the group it left is was ignited. Some 13 klansmen took port in Lac unexplained burning Ond one Tor the wooden Cross. Those on the right Ore fastening cloth assaulted a morning news reporter. Morning new photo by Kirk Liml Wils i Cpl l a pc of ase a Lcuy in iut Cisily during Llic ind ill in Alvant 0 us tin wore to i Ilion. The Storni is it i in 7 Miles i hour Irum thu cont Ini is in the scniicicru1 my Mil Ilif soul whom i present t ours Lake Diane to Hie Easl a in llu1 Nulli Alln tic. A collision of the outer lion of i Ianc and Cinnic i Curri d Loday and Bolh showed the Peculiar behaviour Iki Imin Brallier men is lie Kun Juhara t Skrl in ilium. It life Tui u Miami i milk a . rut u led Quwaid thu Nobili Iii talk Lair of tin1 old i inn 11 . Uii Nic. U Hiu Coli Iii Dill Lomm. The i Iii wharf Ell act Mindr it Tor Diane to Dirrl to a inure and the Eum spared. The l n jiul Vira of Loci de fined by a la panes named hns Heen Yon really Ace pled by u Apical Niel coi

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