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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 14, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaThe Florence morning news Florence 8. C. Sunday Mon pkg August 14, 1955 chief Julian a. Price an Swers some questions too by Frances s. Withington morning news women s editor a big trouble in Florence is that its people would be willing to pay More taxes for a bigger Force. I Don t think we could a better one As far As pol in chief of police Julian a. Price Gaid those words. They come from s Man who has spent his life looking out for the other fellow from a person who has been Flor ence s chief since 1942, and who has been in intelligence work and Cheetie work much longer. Home Young moderns Call him others refer to him As chief Price still others Call him or. Price with b great amount of respect. The writer Falls in the last category. Here s Why j. A. Price was born in nor Way Orangeburg county on july 30. 1900. He is named for his father the late Julian Allen Price kr., his Mother is the former miss Helena Klecley Price also of Orangeburg. He was the oldest son with five Sisters and four Brothers. The oldest member of the fam ily was the late Lillias Price Hal Ford. My older said Price was right much of a Ball of fire we got along very Well indeed. She contracted what would be called polio now when she was a chid and i would always be sure she Jot Home All right from school in Case you understand or she was very Good at looking out for another sister was a twin to a younger brother. She the late mrs. Price Wood was my favo said the chief. Funny the Way things work out Price continued. Ruth mar red Walter Wood. She died in 945" and he died in 1947, and their three children Are now my boys those boys include Kimsey Allen and Julian. Being a Man of determination Price did some doubling up in High school in 1916. He took private lessons so that he could receive his diploma and he enlisted in National guard. He was in the old 2nd South Carolina regiment co. A Orangeburg during world War i. Because of his Young age during the first world War Price could not be shipped overseas lie was in the courier intelligence department one of 24 members. That department was not exactly a Pic Nic. Out of the original 24, Price has heard from Only five of them after the War. In a Way perhaps Rny father saved my said Jii father was not entirely in favor of his eldest son slopping school and gelling Inlo the army in the first Price mused. He never would sign a permission slip for me to he shipped a few months after Price was discharged he married the former miss cola Brodie of Spring a Home View of Florence chief of police Julian a. Price with two of his sister s Chil Dren who have made their Home with or. And mrs. Price since they were youngsters. Sitting next to chief Price is Julian Wood who is 15 years is looking at or. And mrs. Price s daughter mrs. Sounders Bridges not in on the other Side of mrs. Price is Allen Wood who is 17 the oldest son Kimsey Wood is away at medical College of Charleston at present. Field oct. A they were when he first took office police school mates and if you want Force equipment consisted of two to know what attracted me you re asking things that cannot be put into words. Personality is the Best word i he said with both deference and softness. Price s father who had a Mer Cantile business All his life told him if you re old enough to get married you Are old enough to look out for Halls garage was Price s first Job. He was a Mechanic s Helper making a month and paying a month Board. You Tell me How we did he said "1 Don t remember now but we did Man age to keep the Wolf away from our in 1919, or. And mrs. Price moved Back to Norway and he went to work As a full fledged me he said smilingly with Fulmer motor car co. And i was now up to a the health of prices father be came serious enough As to keep him from his store during this time and so for four or five months lie and mrs. Price spent time in Norway. After his father s recovery Price became a old automobiles push mobiles the boys called said three or four guns most of which belonged to the individual patrol Nan. Now there came a certain amount of Price in chief Price s voice "1 have watched in at de Pait Mcnol grow from 14 patrolman in 1942 to 39 men today including identification personnel and and he said. Other inventory includes five patrol cars one safety car school patrol emergency first Aid. Portable Iron lung donated by elks club and frequently used by All hospitals four tear Gas guns riot guns and three Way radios Foi the automobiles. At the present Lime too the police station is being renovated. It is As Modernly equipped As is possible to Price said. In 1953, Price was named chief of police for the year for the slate of South Carolina. Made annually by chamber of Commerce of Mission Texas thai award placed Price a lifetime member of that chamber of Commerce. Logger in Springfield pulling in is Noral Cross Cut saw carrying he it was in g. Brodie s company and in lasted for about on year. In 1922, Price became an Auto Mobile Salesman at Blackville motor car co. Blackville. Lie can easily remember those 1922-23 Model Fords which featured a spare lire and Demountable clincher rim Selling for two years before or. And mrs. Price moved to Florence their Only child was born. The former miss Elsie Price mrs. Saunders Bridges was born in Blackville naturally knows Florence As lome. Or. And airs. Bridges now Lave three children who Are 8 year old Julianne named for her Saunders or. Who is six and Lillic Marshall named Tor his paternal Grandfather will be five on aug. 19th. Price was one of three applicants for the position As chief of police in he was appointed to the Job by the mayor ind a majority of City Council. There was Only an act ing chief of police in Florence at that Lime. Price fell dial a Man with some business ability and personality a Man who had the interest of the people As a whole Rattler than a cd special few was he main . And South Carolina Law enforce ment association and is presently a member of thai governing Board he is past president and on the governing Board of South Carolina Law enforcement association past president of executive association rated Law enforcement officers of the municipalities of the slate it s purpose is to cooperate with municipal association of South Carolina at the present time. Price is chairman of Board of directors of police insurance and annuity fund a retirement fund for stale Law enforcement officers he is on the governor s committee to make recommendations to our legislative branches for the improvement of Law enforcement this last came to Price under Byrnes and was continued by gov. He is also a committee member of International committee for the improvement of cooperation be tween the Federal slate and Solun Cipal police. Price has been a member of this organization for the past 3 years. Its primary is the word Coop Cra Price said. Which was Al most nonexistent at first. Almost Law enforcement officers in Florence county now operate As one i Don t claim any concluded Price but i think i started it in South club memberships for Price in clude that of Lions club past pee Dee shrine club in which organization mrs. Price is member of the auxiliary mrs. Price is a member of Woodland Garden club. Both or. And mrs. Price Are members of first Baptist Church and both Are Active workers in disciples training Union he is juvenile Deli Quincy is one of Price s main interest. His principal feeling is that the word Delim Quant should be eliminated. He was quite positive in his statement that Florence has very Little delinquency. I have trained my men on a crime prevention he said. We have the lowest unsolved crime rate of any municipality of the same population in the South. We have the highest trained Law enforcement Agency on crime pre concluded even though i would not say that have any Dick these Are but a few of the facts. Emily Johnson or. And mrs. .1. F. Johnson announce the birth of a daughter Emily Joyce on August 8 at the Mcleod infirmary. Mrs. Johnson is the former miss Helen Campbell. Eail Mcleod or. Or. And mrs. E. E. Mcleod of Florence announce the birth of a son. Earl Emmett jr., on 19 at the Mcleod infirmary. 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