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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 10, 1953, Florence, South CarolinaPage 4-b the Florence morn1ku Hyfa Rimke Nve s. C. Thursday morning december Harllee named to presidency of farm Bureau by a staff whiter tans Bay. Dec. 8 Harry t. Harllee one of the master Farmers Ives elected president of the Florence county farm Bureau federation ins night. His election came by acclamation 81 the Bureau s annual membership meeting following a Barbecue sup per in tans Bay school. elected by acclamation was Hugh Ervin As vice president. Shortly afterwards. Harllee expressed his appreciation at the members Confidence and urged continued support of the farm Bureau. Earlier of loins president de yen no received a standing ovation for his efforts during the past year. Karl Floyd. Chairman of the a photo of the farm Jln Reau Roe Eivins May ii found on Page 1 of today s morning news. Nominating committee declared de deserves every member s commendation. He has really Pone to Lor the farm Anderson a Young 4-h member from Timmonsville. Was named As first place Winner of the farm Bureau Corn contest. He recorded a yield of 95.5 bushels of Corn from an acre. Also named As top winners Ell of whom received Beautiful watches were c. A. Smith Toxvard 30.8 bushels on an acre Malcomb Floyd Scranton. 89.8 bushels and j. L. Mccomb Effing Ham. 88.1. Robert r. Coker of Hartsville in the principal address of the meeting called for Farmers to vote in favor of Cotton quotas in next tuesday s referendum. Big us vision describing it As one of the most serious decisions for Farmers in Many years Coker said the out come vill effect the Softli s econ omy Long into the future. He predicted that if Farmers vote controlled acreage we can look Forward to 15 menu a Pound he outlined the need for controls pointing out that controls will re Duce production and will the Price of Cotton on the Market lie said dwindling foreign markets end the huge 1953 crop has brought this need about. He said he believed that if farm ers vote for controls that Congress next session will provide for More the Hartsville Cotton breeder president of the Coker s pedigreed seed company said that it is imperative that South Carolina Farmers Vole for the controls lie said Western Farmers naturally want no controls and that they will be voting against restricted acre age. In addition to voting a two thirds majority for controls in the he said we must also have enough of a favourable Marsh to offset the unfavourable vote from the Western i urge every one of you to vote to keep controls in he said indicating this was the Only Way to insure the Price of Cotton remain in the 30 cents a Pound bracket. Coker hailed the Success of the Cotton and tobacco support Price programs which he snid had not Cost the government a cent is compared to serious government to secs on the wheat Butler and potato Price programs of other sections. Ask Opportunity Here in the South Don t be Lieve anyone should live off the Federal he said. What we he added is to gut the Opportunity to control our a Peru e did use the Sov frument i As a medium a which we i can receive 00 per cent of parity i Iov our i Coker praised the possibility of i flexible Price support j tie snid under that program if i Rymers do not produce More than 1us per cent of the Normal sup j then the Price on that product i would remain at 30 per cent of j parity from Here it worm j do dependent Hove Var. He said on j Xvi other the production could be hid to the level s avd. I the speaker i 4encc hot us Smith Coli .ituu1 i compete successfully in Cotton production with other sections. 1 it listed s Ich developments Mechan Thuon seed lies. Better inn use of the possibility of incr ased Pixi cuon or he called for Fin res o main a farm in this respect he praised the Cour a for Doc Mich ,1 Huch Krvin. In chairman a a lived heavy Pix aus fur his work during Pas few months. The s at pistons. Correspondent urges America to destroy communist Power Kingstree ushered in the Christmas season with a sparkling Parade yesterday. Hero s a shot of the tremendous crowd that turned out in front of the Williamsburg county court House to Greet Santa. The old gent received t rousing fanfare. He got the support in the Parade of several bands and other units. Children received gifts of Candy sponsored by the Kingstree chamber of Commerce. Photo for the morning news by Abe thorny Lake City Kingstree Parade welcomes Santa by a staff correspondent King thee dec. 9-Christmns officially came to Kin Mistrot Wilh n Larade today As hundreds of spec actors packed shoulder to shoulder on the streets cheered its arrival. Police officer becomes hero by doing time Lexington n.c., dec. 9 my a local police lieutenant became Public hero no. 1 by do Kiiji time. With n few tools and some skill us mane vering it. shorts it tie four sided clock Tnp the Davidson county courthouse to tick is if Fin today. Time had stood in in lie old clock was truck by lightning several months the clock would be fixed county inn Ger Kukene Morris pledged when he Tonk office. Hut it was t that simple. Several persons climbed up the to epic and tried but hurl no Luck. Morris asked a clock company to end n repairman. No one showed ii. Then it. Sheets entered the i Turc. Sheets an Amateur radio opern or and i skillful with tools went 10 work installed run electrical Mocchi Minim to replace the old jut Chen incl operation. Today in hooked the final wires to the clock the minute had come. The min Etc Kumdi edging for Ward. Bands from Lake City and Kins lace troops of boy scouts Brown and cubs cars bearing town i rid county officials commercial and nine floats formed a Wrade that wound slowly through he main streets of town. The procession halted at the naval brass to meet Chicago dec. 9 he Starling dec. 19 the saturday Price for haircuts in Chicago will go up n join Tor to children who wait until saturday for a trimming will have to pay is .75, too. That s n boost of 50 cents for them. Court House where Santa Claus ii toned atop a fire truck listen with attentive ears to Christ As wishes. Children milling about received its of Candy from the sponsoring Rani Antion the Kingstree Chamb of Commerce. Leading the Parade were police Lief w. J. Britton and Cpl. E. L. Ong of the South Carolina highly patrol. Hiding in official cars were sen. Bingo thursday december 10 8 p. M. A Lluc invited Moose Lodge Marion Highway Marion farm Bureau hears Agnew Flake mull1ns. Dec. It visors and Nee us be pretend direct from their own k. Flake former vice of the North caroling farm b. Ricau. Gave his views and policies of the farm Bureau. He discussed the problems facing the Farmers Todzy and pointed out the necessity for separation of far policies and Politico Mother Korea bound Minneapolis dec. 9 Portia Howe Aldi ii minn., late Oxby braided plane for tic Kin East Liere she Hopes to in Wadi a tar Soldier son

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