Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Aug 13 1955, Page 6

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 13, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaPage 6 the Florence morning news Florence 3. C. Saturday morning August boxing association begins fifteen squads expected for pee Dee Competition approximately fifteen Eom Mun ties Are expected to participate the pee Dee boxing association which held its first meeting at the ban born hotel Here yesterday. The purpose of the organization is to Aid boys of the participation communities a rally mentally and physically and to revive the sport of boxing in this area. A tourney tentatively slated of the second week in december a Florence has been scheduled by six of the towns. Florence car Lington Kingstree Andrews dil Ion and Pamplico a lip have Al ready expressed the desire to organize teams. Nine others. Timmonsville Bennettsville Marion Sumter con Way Llull ins Cheraw Hartsville and Georgetown Are to be contacted by local officials during the next few Days. Representatives of Florence Darlington Kingstree and an Drews attended yesterday s meet ing and Laid plans for the three Day december tournament which will again be sponsored by the local Lions club. The tourney will be divided into three divisions sub Novice 15 years and under Novice 16-17 and an open division for 18 year Olds. Those present also set up the threw in the Towl procedure for slopping matches instead of Leav ing it up to the referees who will be brought in from outside the pee Dee at the expense of the As Toci Alion. Guns go Boom London aug. 12 we guns boomed on the moors of Scotland and Northern England today As aristocratic gentlemen started the seasonal shooting of the grouse. The Day known As inc glorious also starts a social sea son. Even the Royal family joins in. Both Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mother Elizabeth have leased expanses of re Gions where normally Only grouse foxes rabbits and Hawks entertain shooting parties. The Florence Lions club will provide trophy for the winners and runners up in each division. Winners in the Florence tournament May compete in tourneys at Charleston or Charlotte either As a unit or As members of their own Home Leam. T is hoped that matches Between he individual teams can be begun by the Middle of september Wilh a minimum of five con Cal by each earn. A Home and Home basis is to be used in these matches with the loss Leam taking the receipts for he events enabling each team Loie self supporting. Prices were set for the match Lle dance at 50 and 75 cents for dance Sale to at the ate and for ringside. Those attending yesterday s meeting were John a. Payne of Darlington Horace Courtney of j. Franklin Clark presi enl of the Kingstree Lions club rank Mcgill coach of the Kings ree team Bob o Hara Lions club Aison officer Wilh the Florence caches Elmer Chaslee member the Lions club boxing commit be and Florence coaches Tom Ummer Cord and Bill Courtney. Cleveland Browns Back Ray Renfro n umber 64 clutches the Ball As he races around left end for a 15-Yard gain in the second Quarter against the All Star team at Soldier Field last night. Other Cleveland players shown Are Mike Mccormack Abe Gibron Darrell Brewster a stars Are Larry Morris 31 and George Shaw

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