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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 10, 1953, Florence, South CarolinaPage 6-b toe Florence morning news Florence s. Thursday morning december farm Bureau oks proposal on Cotton hike Chicago dec. 9 of the american farm Bureau federation today approved a proposal to increase 1954 Cotton Aore and a plan to distribute the additional acreage among the states. Spokesmen said that the total National acreage under the propos Al would come to the Federal government has set the National Cotton acreage for next year Al but there is a move afoot to pain congressional approval of increased acreage. Farm Bureau leaders from cot ton growing Stales made a vain Effort tuesday to reach a unanimous agreement on Means to Par cel out the added acreage among the Cotton Stales. The subject was brought before the federation s boned of directors wednesday and the Board approved recommendation to distribute the acreage. A spokesman old n newsman that the farm Bureau leaders from the Cotton states had agreed not to go to Washington and oppose the recommendation approved by the Board. The 17.910.448 figure Al by the Federal government represents a Sharp reduction from the 20 million acres planted this year. While Thorp was a Genera agreement to increase the total to around 21 million acres a formula for Nollol eng the increased acreage raised baffling problem. The Board s recommendations which will be submitted to con Gress As a suggestion for an Overall plan follow we recommend that the nation Al Cotton acreage allotment be in creased by pro rating an additional the difference Between the announced allotment of 448 and 21 million acres to the slates on the basis of the present Law find by then adding on acreage for further adjustments in state allotments. The Resolution also recommend thai no state be Cut More Linn 34 per cent from its 1952 planted acreage. Marion s Christmas Parade yester Day afternoon Drew a huge throng. And the Man receiving the most attention naturally was one Santa Clous shown Here Asho Rode a fire truck Down main Street before the admiring eyes of the youngsters. Santa delivered a total of bags of goodies to both White and negro children. The Parade included three High school bands. Photo for the morning news by John Lewis or Young Man posing As amnesia victim identified As tar Heel sex convict Danville. Va., dec 9 w1--a Well groomed Young Man who claims he is an amnesia victim was identified Loday from his fingerprints Send to the Fri in Washington As an sex convict from North Carolina. However the Man who is being held in Danville jail on a technical charge of vagrancy Tyml the fi31 identification Means Noth ing to him since he remembers nothing about the information listed. Dot. Capt. 0. T. Link said a Tele Gram from the fh1 today identified the subject As Hoyd Kola Mied wards. 31. T native of bladet Boru. N.c., but whose last known address was Clarkton . He is listed by local police As Mark the Fri report identifying nil schedule changes Atlantic coast line announces Winter train schedules at Florence effective Dales shown below East coast Champion no. 1 All reserved scat coaches diner end club cars. For Savannah Jacksonville. Miami. Effective de Cember 18, by As Edwards shows that he was sentenced in Columbia s.c., in june if Mil to serve two years on a charge of forgery. It further shows he served a sentence of 1% to i years in the North Carolina state prison at Raleigh in connection with automobile larceny. He was discharged from there last april. Riley called Danville police Loisl saturday night and asked their assistance in learning his True identity. He claims he ran remember nothing before 28, 1053, when he came to while on a Street in new Izui news with in his pockets. 1953. La Florence . Special no. 81 All private room Pullman train. Bar lounge and dining car ser vice. Jacksonville and Miami. Of elective december Isth. La. Flor ence . The no. 7j for Jacksonville and Miami St. Petersburg Tampa and Sara so a. Reserved scat coach and pull Man also Buffet lounge and diner. Effective december 18th. La. Florence . West coast Champion no. 91 Pullman reserved scat coaches diner service. Savannah Jackson Ville Tampa St. Petersburg. Effective december 18th. La. Flor ence . Miami an no. 1 reserved seat coaches mid pull Man. Tavern lounge and diner. For Jacksonville. Miami. Effective december 17lh. La. Florence . The Havana special 75 for Savannah Jacksonville i . St. Petersburg Tampa. Coaches Pullman null diner ser vice. Effective december 17th. La. Florence . Florida special no. 88 a private Koom cars bar lounge arid diner service. Rich mond. Washington and new York. Effective december Lgth. La. Florence . East coast Champion no. 2 for Richmond Washington new York. All reserved Seiil coaches lounge and diner service. Effective december 16th. La. Florence . The vacation or to. 74 reserved sent coach Launcr liner service. . new Yolk Fri Ruthi do Cecii iter ?0 a. La. Giovonn a . West Toast c Linn Pion no. 9? for air Hinnd. New York. I Ulim Iii. Reserved seat Coin in r Sci diner service. Effective Din incr 17th. La. Floi Clicc 12 Tio . 1 he a Hymian no. 8 . U n Sno n w coach or Ediin a service. Effective december 2utli. La. Florence . All other schedules remain same Ai now. O. V. Plater ticket artent i. Coast line Railroad Greenville a argue Justice of go refund Columbia dec. 9 iffy the be Erans administration today took the position that in disputed veterans education pay ments in Greenville county in rightfully due the government. Greenville authorities in pc tiled a petition contending the Money actually should be repaid to Green Ville schools and challenging the entire a system. A attorney d. G. Ben of Washington told a spatial hearing examiner Here today unit the government Agency feels the Law has been correctly applied in the mat Ter of Greenville school funds. We have carried out the in tent of Congress in holding a allocations to actual operating he said. Crux of the controversy is n change in a policy in 1949 from a per go Pupil to an hourly rate the a contends re presents Newual costs. Greenville schools represented Here by director .1. Nebon Fortson of veterans education contend n month is the customary tuition Cost and that the program is nov operating at a deficit under the lesser hourly Rale. Fortson s attorneys Are petition ing for i turn of some nine City and county schools paid to the a in the form of a refund. The a argues that the funds were surplus. School spokesmen today they were needed to meet actual operating costs of the go training program and had been refunded Only under d. Stevenson of the Ovcen Schoul system told examiner Ames g. Ewell that school a to relics had refunded the Money Only after threats from the a that to refrain from doing so would prevent any future a Grants. King dispatches regrets to Sarnie he then says lie wandered Over much of the Eastern Seaboard and finally ended up Here dead broke. The Iruin also admits placing the credentials of a member of the merchant Marine in a Danville Mailbox. The papers were in the name of Ward Mitchell Riley. The Man being held claims he found the papers in Jacksonville Fia. Efforts Are being made to locate Ward Mitchell Railey in order to Clear up another Angle of the mysterious Chise. Capt. Link said cer Inin descriptions in the Seaman s i big issues face Congress of state a to special to the morning news Columbia dec. Two major issues discussed at the South Carolina Congress of parents and teachers association meeting to Day were child care and increased funds for education. The slate president mrs. J. How Ard Stokes of Florence presided at the meeting to discuss and inter prel the legislative program for the coming year. J. G. Mccracken of Spartanburg vice president of the South Caro Lina Congress conducted the panel discussion of increased funds for education which embraced teach ers salaries building program trans Poulalion classroom size direction of Arl and supervision of music and adequate Library facilities. Or. A. Flora of Columbia chairman on juvenile Protection directed the discussion of Chil care encompassing standardization of supervision of pre school evil Dren kindergarten Nursery shoo and child care Center child labor Laws exceptional child legislation statewide system of juvenile court and adoption Laws. Legislative chairman of Parke District a to Council in Greenville Melvln k. Younts presented a suggested plan of action on the Loca level urging the More than one nun dred representatives from All Ove the state to take part in legislation a nerf correspond to those of Niley or Edwards. The Molher of the merchant Marine has been contacted in traverse City mich., and says her son is supposed to be in Washington although she had not heard from him since thanks giving. As far As is known Here Edwards is not wanted by any authorities. Popcorn popped Sumter boy Hurt Sumter s. C., dec. 9 Lane s Popcorn popped with bang yesterday sending the 10 year old Jungster to a physician for treatment. He said he had walked into movie with a bag of Popcorn i one hand and torpedoes in in other. Inadvertently he dropped the torpedoes into the bag. Excited by the movie he b Down on a torpedo. It exploded slightly injuring his Mouth. Arizona mines have produce1 minerals of a value totalling fou billion dollars since 1853 says tin National geographic society. Higgins Lyall Huggins miss i miss at Darlington by a staff correspondent Darlington dec. 9 Lav Huggins daughter of or. And mrs Bra Lon Huggins has been name As St. John s High school miss i she will represent the local schoo Al Winthrop College s annual miss i miss weekend next Spring along Wilh senior girls from Higl schools in the state. Miss Huggins has been in the St. John s student Council for thre years. She is vice president of the senior class and is Secretary treasurer of the local chapter of the National Honor society. She is student bus Driver. She has been a member of the Library club for four years a Sung in the glee club and a vice president her Sophomore class. Also during her Sophomore year she served As vice presiden of the local 4-h club. Miss Huggins plans to take Nurs training at the Baptist Hospital i Columbia following her graduation from High school. Tall Chimney topples Franklin mass., dec. 9 a 50-foot Brick factory Chimney toppled without warning today crashed through the roof of a near by foundry and crushed two work men to deals. The dear Are Edward Parker 26, Marine corps Veteran of Worl War ii and William a. Hall 35 father of three Young children. Benson says hell seek More Cotton Washington dec. 9 ers but he has rejected ceo Terv of agriculture Benson has in Orr Ned sen. Stennis a miss that 10 agriculture department will recommend to Congress a reason Able increase in 1954 Cotton quotas Stennis said today. Benson has set the planting allot ments at figure hat has drawn protests from col on state legislators South and West declared he was required by a to arrive at that number. He said Congress should act to raise he total. Stennis today revealed Benson s Romise to recommend an increase jut declared this does not go far enough. Farmers must plan ahead and they Are entitled to know from the responsible officials what to he urged Benson to announce the definite figure he will recommend. Stennis said Farmers were entitled to know that figure before they vote next tuesday on whether accept the quotas in order o continue to receive High Price sup ports. In another development sen Johnston dec wrote Benson that he would introduce legislation to raise the quotas if the Secretary did t act to boost the allotments on his own or formally ask con Gress to do so. It has been suggested that Ben son legally could raise the allot mention. If you still feel that you Uch Johnston said i urge you to recommend to the Congress at the earliest possible Date an increase in Cotton quota and allotments for 1954." Johnston continued i urge you to recommend to con Jross that Cotton marketing quota legislation be revised in order to distribute More equitably county allotments among individual farm 5. What i have in mind particularly is the situation where one county n the slate fails to use its total acreage allotment and my belief is that it should then be made available to the Cotton Farmers at other counties within the same state. Cotton Farmers and business men alike Are clearly concerned Over the cutback in Cotton acreage for 1954." Johnston said. It is necessary to face the hard fact in my judgment that the entire Economy of the Cotlon of the whole geared to a Cotton acreage in the neighbourhood of 22 million if the government should in 1954 abruptly and arbitrarily Force the Fanner below this production Leve it would result in Sharp Finan Cial losses for All our people and maybe even a trend Back to de ments under his emergency pow pression. None of us want notice change of address Motte Pearce company your department store of insurance we Are now located at 384 w. Evans St. Opposite new Dixie Chevrolet building phone 8271-8272 Houston. Tex., dec. 9 Lviv Sheppard Abdullah King said to Day he s sorry fur the egyptian dancing girl he divorced but licit sorry enough to Send her the 8.000 pounds she Wauls. Any Leguil action Auburn haired 1 Simiu in Mil lakes in Egypt won t Milite me my the tins Playboy a Houston judge Tivan led the divorce monday. San in Lold re porters in Cairo Loday the court summons did vol Rench her in time for her to hire n Livy or. She sold Lam going to seek n divorce tit King s expense before the Khi Irei the. Moslem religious court in Egypt. "1 will ask for ii Limouzy for pay ment of pounds still due to me by King and restitution of my Cadillac which 1 in the United slates. Simultaneously i no going to sue King for damages in the United King took the name Abdullah when he became a moslem to marry Onmin in j8s1. Poor he said today. She s jct St floundering around. I feel sorry for he added any time she catches me in Egypt she is Welcome to the pounds. About that Cadillac i was awarded three fourths of in by the judge. I m going to Send her which is a fourth of the appraised value of the car lit the Lime of the he snick the 8.000 pounds was the unpaid balance of the dowry he was supposed to pay Samia. That s All right in he said. Hut i m living in the United states. The place i m inter ested in having the divorce valid is Here. The Only Community prop erty is the half n car. And in Texas there in t announcement your Lincoln Mercury dealer Matt motor sales inc formerly Jordan motors inc now under new ownership and management 604 South Irby Street Florence South Carolina cordially invites you to visit us during our formal opening thursday Friday saturday december 10, 11 12 to see the new 1954 Lincoln and 1954 Mercury a Marion miss Barbara Shaw from left was among members of Winthrop College choir which helped entertain a aliens at the veterans Hospital in Columbia Satur Day. The program was sponsored by the Rod Hill veterans of foreign wars Post. A Cal to i flail prof. William Mcc Milt who oiled As master of ceremonies miss Shaw Arl Howell vow official end min Belty to under of Saluda. Photo for the morning by Joe am see the Beautiful All new Mercury Sun Valley a Foo 50 door prize will be Given away thursday night Friday night saturday night at 8 pm there is nothing to buy you need not be present to win we Are open thursday Friday saturday until 9pm for your convenience

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