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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 9, 1953, Florence, South CarolinaWednesday morning december 9, 1953 the Florence morning news Florence. S. C. Page i forgotten children of convicts to be remembered by Uncle Dan Oklahoma City dec. 8 we Uncle Dan Vinson is going to be Santa Claus to the forgotten children of prison inmates this Christmas. No Point will be too Distant no child Loo insignificant to receive a package from the philanthropist seeking to add a bit of Joy to the lonely children whose fathers Are behind bars. Already Vinson has sent letters to prisons in the United states its pos England Canada and Ireland. He also wants prisoners anywhere in the world to write him the names and addresses of their children. The toys to be sent Aren t lab Ora e. But to any child not expecting a visit from Santa Claus will be wonderful. This year s will have about 18 games and pii7.7.1es that will fit any age group. In past years Vinson has sent the toys to the prison so the fathers could personally mail them to their children. But because of Howard Dewitt above has been named manager of the new store of Miles shoes that will be opened Here this week. Dewitt prominent in shoe retailing for 20 years is a member of the first Baptist Church Amity Lodge no. 340 afm Optimist International american legion chamber of Commerce and the Moose. The heavy Burden on prisons this year Vinson is mailing them direct to the children. However nowhere on the package is there any indication that the philanthropist sent the toys. The father s name is put on the return address. Vinson 68, an Oklahoma City Asphalt Road contractor found several years ago while doing rehabilitation work with prison inmates that their greatest con Cern was Over their children. He began giving a few gifts. Two years ago it had mushroomed into a project of millions of toys. Last year Vinson hoped to drop the program in favor of other projects but he was so besieged by prison officials and prisoners that he decided to continue. Vinson has a workshop that can turn out thousands of toys a Day. All of the equipment and mat ennals Are Given by believers in his program. Greenville county opens fight for a s Columbia dec. 8 fed eral examiner began taking Testi Mony Here today in Greenville county s fight to recover More than in tuition fees from the veterans administration. The county seeks return of a Money originally granted the county for education of veterans in an action brought by Greenville vet Erans education director j. Nel son Fortson. The action also seeks an adjust ment of the entire system of a payments to Greenville schools which Fortson s attorneys de scribed As arbitrary and Washington attorneys a. K. Shipe John j. Beatty and George Goldsboro representing Greenville schools presented the county s argument for return of in refunds by the county to the a. These refunds dating Back to the beginning of the i Bill were made by the county under protest after the a contended the county had been overpaid. The remainder of the funds involved in the action rep resents an operating deficit for the first eight months following the establishment of a new a Alloca Tion basis in March 1952. This rate was established when nine Greenville county schools were consolidated into one system and Fortson contends the a agreed to set up a new temporary rate until actual costs could be determined. After the county figures showed a deficit for veterans Edu cation during this period Fortson sought acid was refused an upward adjustment in the a payments. The whole veterans education program is still operating at a deficit according to Beauty and is in imminent danger of closing Down unless an increased rate is allowed. The action will ultimately be decided by the veterans education appeals Board in Washington for whom a hearing examiner James Ewall is taking testimony. Greenville expects to wind up its presentation tomorrow with Tes Timony from six county school superintendents and the a will pre sent its Side of the Case. Weather facts Lorence and pee Dee from the United state weather Bureau in Lorence for the 24-hour period ending last night. Temperature year year . 59. Year Sunrise Myrtle Beach tide a. M. . Washington. Dec. 8 at weal her Bureau report of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending 8 ., in the Prin Cipal Cotton grooving areas and elsewhere ii. 13 34 00 it 60 35 55 45 65 34 50 38 59 32 60 23 station Alpena Asheville Atlanta All City bar Ham Boston Buffalo Charlotte Cut Cooea Chicago Cincinnati 57 34 Clr Volanis 5fi 36 Dallas 6g 46 Denver 2tt 19 d Moines 44 31 Detroit 38 Dulith 22 11 Galveston 70 59 Houston ind poli Jack Volle 74 Kan City 54 45 key West 84 72 Knoxville 59 26 l Rock 40 it. Station ii. L. L Angeles 68 47 Louisville 60 39 Memphis 62 30 Meridian 31 mini 80 70 Minn sip 32 22 Mobile 58 41 month my 61 36 Montreal 50 39 n Orleans 6b 43 new York 56 42 Norfolk 64 36 Phila 57 35 .15 Phoenix 61 30 i Pittsburg 52 31 Portland 55 38 Ili Chmand 63 31 .03 it Ixia is 57 42 71 50 .08 san Tonto 72 48 58 35 san fran 59 39 Savannah 71 37 Seattle 44 32 Tampa b2 62 Wash ton 61 32 Wilm ton 68 40 birthday brings whopping Check to Grannie it St. Dec. 8 us mrs. Delia Mckeon s c8th birthday anniversary today was a Happy one. For a Good got a Check for but the great grandmother said she won t let the Money change Ler going to continue to just Plain the Check was her share in the million Dollar estate left by mrs. Sara m. Weller widow of a wealthy Pittsburgh pa., Oil Man. Mrs. Mckeon s son by a pre Vious marriage John j. Phelan 46, has helped support her for 15 years. They have shared a two room apartment just South of downtown St. Louis. A faded photograph of mrs. Me Keon made the presentation pos sible. Mrs. Weller died in Pitts Burgh in 1951 without leaving a will. Charles j. Spinelli a Pittsburgh attorney spent two years looking for mrs. Mckeon a Niece of mrs. Mckeon a Niece of mrs. Weller with the picture As his Only clue. Aided by a Philadelphia Geniolo Gist he traced her Here. She identified the picture and showed him a enlarged reproduction of it. Phelan a week maintenance Man said his Mother saw mrs. Weller the last time More than 30 years ago. Mrs. Mckeon came to St. Louis in 1904. Bingo thursday december 10 8 p. M. Public invited Moose Lodge Marion Highway whiskey tasting is my business. I buy this Bourbon for myself and As a gift for my Gays c. , of Frankfort ky., 38 years a professional whiskey taster i be tasted a lot of mighty Fine whiskies in my time. Some of the Best. But in All my experience i can t recall Ever tasting a finer Kentucky Bour Bon than Churchill 88. Yes i la stake my professional reputation on it. 88 is the kind of Rich Mellow Bourbon that old timers look for when they buy for themselves or give Fine Whis key As a gift. How do i judge Bourbon Overall i look for a Well rounded too heavy not too Light. I want it to be pleasantly palatable smooth without biting. I look for that character and mellowness that sets Fine Bourbon apart. 88 proved to be the Well rounded Bourbon that i Seldom find. Running Over in my mind All the Kentucky bourbons i be sampled since 1915, i had to admit i never tasted one better. If i had to give a single reason Why 88 is so Good a whiskey i d say because 88 is always properly matured. People just Don t real ize How important this is. You can depend on 88. It s always Bourbon As Bourbon should be i m sure you la agree with me that 88 is a terrific value As Well As a Welcome gift. It s hard to believe that it costs Only a fifth and a Kentucky straight Bourbon whiskey 88 proof this whiskey is 5 years old the Fleischmann distilling corporation Owensboro by. Sears open Fri sat. And Mon. Nights until 9pm practical gifts hell use time and time no More Hunting or wishing for tools hell find them right Here it Sears every tool that the average Man needs. Come in and look them Over. 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