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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 27, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaAugust Florence morning news Columbia two projects for the construction of Bridges on route 1-77 in York county head up a list of Road and Bridge work on which the state High Way department will receive bids in september. Sealed bids will be opened at 9 . Tuesday sept. 1c, at the hotel Wade Hampton in Colum Bia on projects costing an estimated million. Included Are 11 Road projects extending Over 72 Miles one Highway pavement marking project one Bridge painting project and five Bridge construction and improvement projects. The 1-77 Bridge projects provide for construction of a 299-foot underpass under the Southern railway Over 1-77 East of Rock Hill a 270-foot under pass under . 21 on 1-77 Southeast of Rock Hill and a 293-foot underpass under the Southern railway on 1-77, also Southeast of Rock Hill. Bids will be received for the painting of the steel portions of five Bridges located in six coun ties. One is Over Lake Marion on . 15 and 301 in Clarendon and Orangeburg counties. Three other Bridge projects Call for the widening of a Bridge Over Saluda River on s. C. 20 North of Williamston widening of a Bridge and surfacing of approaches at Saluda River on . 121 Southwest of Newberry and construction of twin Over passes Over . 21 by pass on . 122 at Rock Hill. Other projects on which bids will be opened Are for secondary system roadwork mostly Rural in Berkeley Charleston Marion and Newberry counties. It s a Good idea to hold a can of sweetened condensed milk Only about six months before using. After opening the can any of the condensed milk not used must be stored in the refrigerator and used shortly thereafter. Pat Hall right meets family in car winds Entrance Plaza mrs. Williams son Davis daughter Dana Sherrill Williams daughter Lina car winds has Millionth visitor Rock Hill Sherrill Williams changed his mind about a trip to Florida and came to car winds instead. He turned out to be the one Millionth guest to visit the new. 73-acre family entertainment Center in its first operating season. An electrical contractor in Kinston. N.c., Williams his wife Eva and three children were greeted at car winds Plantation House Entrance building by president k. Pat Hall of the company that operates the Multi million Dollar amusement area. Hall immediately refunded the surprised family s Money for admission and presented them with a letter granting the entire family free admission for the rest of the 197.3 season. In addition the Williams family members each received Bingo watches and Bronze car winds medallions normally Given Only . Mrs. Williams told Hall that she had heard on the news thai the one Millionth guest would he honoured on the Day of their visit. In Southeast National Parks have safety problem Thomas an associated press writer record numbers of vacation ers Are visiting National Parks in the Southeast this year and their presence is creating prob Jems ranging from drownings to ecological damage. In the great Smoky mountains National Park which straddles the North Carolina Tennessee Border officials have continued a practice be gun last summer of limiting the number of persons hiking and camping on a Given Trail at any one Lime. It s difficult of measure tire Impact of millions of visitors on inc ecological balance of the great Smoky mountains the officials say. Adding that the Park receives More visitors each year than any other Park in the country. The Trail rationing they Plain was necessitated by Over use of some paths in the Park s Hack hikers wanting to traverse the Back country now must make reservations for certain trails to assure the isolation most of them sock. This came Aboul. The spokes men said when too Many people began attempting to spend the night in the shelters along the trails. As Many As 60. Would try to stay in a shelter designed for 12. One spokesman said. This caused excessive trampling of vegetation and problems with disposal of trash and human wastes. Now we refer them to a lesser used the spokes Man said. He said trouble also crops up when people try to feed the Black bears which inhabit the smokes and the Blue Ridge National Park. People who live in the City go up to the Parks looking for the same he commented. They want to gel out alone in a natural surround instead they find themselves in the midst of Large numbers of offer City dwellers. They re lulled into a false sense of Security because there arc so Many other people he explained. They like to be photographed with the Black bears. They think the bears Are lame Ani Mals. They re other incidents he said involve persons who get lost while hiking or stuck when Turcy try to scale the face of a Cliff. An expensive Rescue operation often must be launched because someone has overestimated his or her skills. Despite the fuel shortage scare earlier this summer at Tendance at National Parks in the eight Southeastern slates is up 10 per cent Over last year. Through visitors had entered the Parks com pared to in he same period last year. The most serious problem this year has been drownings. The great Smoky mountains Park had eight reported drown Ings by july 2. The figure is the same As for he entire year last year. The Park service nation wide already has passed its last year s total of 42. Forty three drownings had been reported As of july 2. We re almost going to double the total Forl last year by the time this year is predicted Tony Stark regional safely officer at the great Smoky mountains Park. The Rask of drownings is due he said to carelessness in the he and another spokesman agreed thai the drownings could be related to the Large numbers of would be White water rafters who Are aking to the nation s streams and Rivers Iii everything from canoes to inner tubes. Stark said however he knew of Only one instance in the Smo where a Man Riding in a Canoe drowned when tie Canoe toppled Over because he was not wearing a life preserver. Amateur rafters also Are turning out outside the Parks in numbers too great for authorities to handle according to one North Georgia sheriff. Sheriff Kenneth Seabolt of county said scores of rafters mostly College Stu dents launch themselves onto the Chatt ooga Etowah and Hightower Rivers every week end. He said he has Only six deputies to cover the weekly onslaught. They Don t make any prior preparation of any he said. They Don t give it a Ond thought. I be seen three cases of people out in canoes with no life the main thing is they get out on the River and gel intoxicated. They ride along in a Canoe with a Little rubber raft dragging behind with their Beer on the sheriff said he has had to search into the night four or five times this summer for faters who got lost. Sears special notice the following dry cleaners will Start closing at . On saturdays starting september 1st. White Swan laundry sixty minutes cleaners one hour Martin izing Florence steam laundry part compiling events brochure Columbia the South Carolina department of Parks recreation and tourism has set a deadline of sept. 15 for sub mitting material for inclusion in their 1974 events brochure. The brochure will list activities of interest to the general Public occurring. In the state from january through december 197-1. It will be distributed by put at travel shows throughout the Eastern . And Canada in response to mail requests by individuals and various publications at All state Welcome centers and through Chambers of Commerce travel agents and automobile clubs. Any group desiring to submit an event for inclusion in the publication should include the name Date and place of the event a Brief description of same and the person to Contact for further information. This material should be sent to Cherie had travel writer . Department of Parks recitation and tourism . Box 1358, Columbia . 29202. How to hold false Teeth securely do false Teeth Emba Raif you by Kominz Loose vim you cat lauds or Ulk a denture Arhet Ireeta help. A Loafer firmer itt Adier bold Mike eat ing More enjoyable. For More Security and Comfort. Fas Teeth Ture add Eive powder. Features Tutt fit an Eam tial to health. Set four drat it regularly. 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