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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 15, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaBan on Moon flight talks was issued before sputnik probe by House uncovers order by Lewis Gulick Washington dec. 14 Fol House investigators have uncovered a pre sputnik air Force order clamping Down on talk about flight projects especially anything that might be considered an Effort to Fly to the the directive said news stories wanted air Force personnel to refrain from Public comment about space projects caused unfavourable reaction at the Penta gon and in Congress which controls the purse string. Apparently the fear was that Congress might consider such ideas visionary if not Crackpot. The order was issued july 29, r Little Over two months before Russia launched its first sputnik oct. 3. A spokesman for the govern ment information subcommittee headed by rep. Moss a Calif said today he knew of no cancel lation of the order. In practice it now seems lost in the Rush to catch up with Russia in the Satel Lite Art and heat her to the Moon. Only yesterday William 11. Hol Aday the defense department s missile Boss suggested the air Force had tried to grab the Lime Light by setting up an astronautics directorate for j space weapons research ahead of the depart ment s new Agency in the same Field. The air Force rescinded its action. About . And foreign satellite programs. Asst. Secretary of defense Sny Der testified that he knew of no such Eisenhower instructions and that he hoped action would be censured. He said other orders by the three services not to discuss satellite programs for the time being were Only precautions against misunderstanding of . Views Here or abroad. Louisville Schoolman municipal prize new York dec. 14 we Mer Carmichael superintendent of schools 6 Louisville ky., was presented today with the seventh annual la Guardia award for outstanding achievement in municipal Carmichael was honoured by the luncheon in the Sheraton Astor i hotel for his extraordinary Lead a sunday morning december 15, 1957 Page 1-b succeeds Godwin or. Roper to head Lake City chamber Lake City dec. 14 or. Edward y. Roper was elected presi Dent of the Lake City chamber of Commerce at the december meet ing of the chamber s Board of directors. Or. Roper succeeds retiring president Carroll f. Godwin who Stoma tidally becomes a National Counselor. Mcdaniel c. D. Raynor Paul Singletary and Jack Truluck. Other directors to serve in 1958 Are Robbie Askins Hyman Berger Clinton Carter Margaret l. Carter. William Johnson Carroll f. Godwin l. L. Propst or. W. J. Singletary or. Joe Webb and Tom Wells. Do. Roper will take office Florida Citrus shipments halt due to freeze by Ben Smith Lakeland Fla., dec. 14 w the Florida Citrus commission decided today to halt shipments of Citrus to the fresh fruit markets and for Frozen concentrate use for seven Days beginning tuesday because of freeze dam age. I the action came despite pro other officers elected Jan 1. He is owner and operator to t h band Hurt were Stewart w. Heath jr., vice president and Samuel e. Smith treasurer. Lillian p. Godwin executive Secretary was also elected Secretary of the chamber. New directors elected Are Arthur Anderson Joe Boswell. Henry god win or. P. C. Heiden Brantley committee would cite the july 29 school directive in a report now being through his leadership prepared. The committee which has challenged what it Calls excessive government secrecy expected to contend that no talk orders on 1936 in was said new developments actually retard needed congressional and Public support for such projects. The directive went from air Force research and development command Headquarters at Balti More to All commanders in its research and development units. It said news stories which have described certain air Force research and development projects As space flight projects have resulted in unfavourable reaction at air Force and department of de sense and congressional Levels. His suggested that any speeches or Public releases planned by you or your staff avoid the mention or discussion of space space technology and i space vehicles. I no statements can be made which might in any Way cause the National news Media to describe valid air Force projects As efforts to quote Fly to the Moon unquote. Rhodes scholarship planned Chapel Hill. Dec. 14 youths nominated by North Carolina colleges and universities for Rhodes scholarships will be interviewed next wednesday by a six member state selection com Milter. The committee headed by d and veterans groups the Public Ramsey of Ashe Ville will there were prospects the Moss Reship in the Battle for Public and work with civic religious labor schools of Louisville were into grated peacefully in september tar Heel swimmers defeat Clemson 63-21 Clemson dec. 14 if North Carolina s swimming team defending Atlantic coast Confer ence champions Defeated Clem son in a meet Here yesterday 63-21 As the tigers opened their acc season. Tony Schiffman won both the 220 and 440 for unc. The c freshmen beat Clem son s freshmen 47-24 in a prelim conduct the interviews in the Morehead planetarium building on the Campus of the University of North Carolina. From the list of about 18 candidates the committee will select two nominees to represent North Carolina. The two will go to at Lanka ga., dec. 21 to compete against nominees from Florida Georgia Tennessee. South Caro Lina and Virginia for the prize Rhodes scholarships for study at England s Oxford University. Japan is the major seller of Hardwood plywood to the United states but a quota is enforced to prevent Competition with United i states manufacturers. Security bldg. Loan declares new dividend the Board of directors of these purity building and loan association have declared Federal savings and loan insurance corporation. It is also a of the Roper drug company but just As Active Church and civic Leader. Citrus men said it would museum addition miss Lucy Crisp of the Florence museum left views the Telescope which will be presented to the museum when completed. Builder is David sop Kin right. Mrs. Sopkin Center also inspects the instrument. Morning news photo Telescope at museum to assist City s Star gazing students t be cause More damage in years to come to Lei Oran Heath or. Newly go o Market and Tum Sumers and dealers against Flor Ida fruit. This week and next Are the Peak periods for ship acts of Florida fruit for the heavy Christ Mas Market. Lions club. Stewart w. Elected vice president is vice pres ident of Thomlinson Mcwhite Gulf Oil company distributors. Or. Health is a rotarian Legionnaire and very Active in civic and Community activities. Samuel e. Smith treasurer is cashier of the Palmetto Bank and Trust company. He is a Legionnaire and Active in All projects for the promotion and building of a bigger and better Lake City. Godwin summarized the 1957 activities of the chamber and Corn by John Kay morning news staff writer a Telescope which is being loaned for an indefinite period to the Florence museum will Aid in educational classes and is expected to attract astronomy minded Stu dents e. N. Zeigler of the museum Board Lias announced. David Sopkin a florentine said that he is loaning a 245 maximum Power scope As soon As it is completed. He expects to have it ready in about two weeks he added. The freeze which began wednes j the Telescope has been under Day night was the Vorel since j construction for nearly nine i would be needed. Dec. 11, 1934. Sub freezing weat n-1 months now he said. Sopkin hand or hit parts of the Citrus Bell ground the 10-Inch scope Mirror again today. No one would put a Dollar loss on the damage estimate of the number of boxes destroyed. Mended the officers and members i however the advertising com of the chamber for their Fine co Milter which set about its task of slashing an advertising budget in View of the lowered Citrus production assumed for calculations there would be a maximum loss to All Citrus of about 30 per cent. Most called the loss serious. A few thought a Salvage operation operation during the year in work ing towards the objectives of the chamber. A permanent office has been established for the first Lime for the chamber of Commerce and All committees have been Active throughout the year. Although the membership goal to enlist every business firm in Lake City in 1957 realized a substantial increase in members was reported. In about 40 hours. The cylindrical tube was constructed of Wood by Sanborn Chase he said. A clock driven mounting is in Complete. The clock driven device will allow the Telescope to follow a celestial object automatically compensating for the Earth s Rota Tion. The builder who has never had any formal instruction in the astronomical Field said that he first became interested in optics is possible and some of the less i while working with a camera. The damaged fruit can be used in con construct Ion was very he said but required a Good Deal Cen rate. Packing houses arc working around the clock to move As much As possible before the embargo takes effect. The commission will meet again monday and put the Industry on teamster head found guilty of theft Seattle. Dec. 14 we Dave guck. Millionaire president of the teamsters was convicted today i concentrate effective at 5 . Of stealing from the Sale of tuesday this will end when the of patience. He said that Whitey Smith had assisted in the work. A pitch Lap was used in grinding the Mirror Sopkin pointed out. This device is a mixture of Pilch blend folded in a Flat encasement an astronomers Anonymous committee has been kneeling for several months probing into the costs of a Telescope and Poss Bill us for placing a platform on top of the building. Hopkins of the Wentworth manufacturing co., said that the Tele scope will be presented As soon As it is finished whether or not the platform is Complete. Mrs. Lucy Crisp of the museum said thai a Young scientist group is being planned after Christmas and May be among the first to use the Telescope when it is installed. Interstate system state highways add 12% Miles Washington dec. M twelve and a half Miles of the National system of interstate and defense highways Lias been completed in South Carolina to Date at a total Cost of of which the Federal government paid the Bureau of Public roads announced today. The Bureau said construction is now nude Nav on an additional notice in intends then to is capable of grinding to a seven Day embargo on fresh Millionth of an Inch he said. Markets effective for 24 hours morning. By regulation the commission banned use of freeze damaged oranges in making Frozen Orange Sopkin and his family Are plan Ning to move from the City within i a said hat a Union owned Cadillac. He was charged with grand larceny. The Superior court jury of seven o. Run Nee member of the Federal men and five housewives re dividend of 3-, per cent pay loan Bank system the United Ned the verdict h if in doubt As to the propriety o dec 31 on an savings a states savings and loan league of a speech or release submit it counts As tent Dale. To this Headquarters for end text the message went out under the name of it. Col Carlo r. Toslin director of information services. Some Post sputnik military or Ders figured in a Moss committee inquiry la month. One was a message from the Deputy director of information at the Baltimore Headquarters. Harold m. Helfman. Which said a Rosier it Eisenhower the dividend amounting to about will be distributed and the South Carolina building savings and loan league. T. R. Bam Nger is president d. To More than members Shaw vice president e. Will make approximately ii. Lucas Secretary treasurer a distributed by Security for the w. Elliott assistant Secretary year. Treasurer and mrs. Pearle d. The Security now has about Rivers bookkeeper. In resources and is serv ing a Large Section of the City and county . The associations accounts Are insured up to by the Dri Clors Are t. R. Barringer William h. B Lackwell. E. E. Brun son Paul h. Gee e. H. Lucas Robert t. Riley John m. Scott and d. Charles Shaw. 29 minutes after receiving the Case yesterday afternoon. They spent about nine hours in actual deliberations. The decision reached after the jurors slept on the question Over night upheld the state s Conten Tion the 63 year old retiring team sters chief knowingly kept the proceeds from the Sale of the High priced four door Sedan. As the verdict was read Beck smiled faintly and stared at the Wall on the opposite Side of the courtroom. He wet his lips and then muffled a cough. Beck who has been at Liberty on bail brushed past news men As he left the courtroom. Or. Beck do you think you received a fair one asked. A Beck retorted. You could ask me a thousand questions and i would t answer Superior court judge George h. Revelle left the Bench without say Jing when Beck would be sen net a. To soul in lie Given a prison term up to 13 years. Boik a conviction followed by 12 Days that of his son Dave or. On two counts of grand larceny. The younger Beck had been charged with pocketing s4.g50 from the Sale of two other Union owned Cadillac. Nolice already has been Given that the younger Beck s conviction will he appealed. An Appeal or motion for a mistrial in Beck or s enso was almost a foregone conclusion. Ii had been reported reliably yesterday that Bock s attorney in ended to press for a mistrial on the basis of information his in fresh fruit embargo does. State and Federal Citrus inspectors said they cannot always Tell freeze damage Immi such damage May not show up sits ording on temperatures sufficient to psf cause serious damage to Citrus to prevent fruit unfit for human consumption getting out. The Rea son for a seven Day limit loan Hopes High school Slu Denk and Oiler groups will utilize the Tele scope. The scope will be mounted on n dome on top of the museum Zeigler said. Plans for construction of the dome Are incomplete hut it j was estimated that a 34 feet Tower minnesotan asks 54.3 Miles in South Carolina which will ultimately Cost Jolo. The Federal share of this expenditure will amount to this will leave South Carolina an unprogrammed balance of 698.000 in Federal Aid Highway funds authorized by Congress and apportioned to the state. In addition to the Highway construction completed in the pal Metto stale and the construction now underway another 28.1 Miles of Road has been programmed and will Cost of which the Federal government will pay the roads Bureau indicated. Preliminary engineering a n d embargo is that any Frozen Truit i would show up by that time. Right of Way costs for the roads Miami Beach Fla. Dee. U i program in South Carolina have Pine experiments giving Promise for the Piedmont Atlanta dec. 14 a Leaf Pine is being grown experimentally in the South Carolina Piedmont the governor of Minnesota arral a Cost Federal Aid tonight that withdrawal of of lands paid for Worth of Federal Aid to education would be poor Means of Selling integration to segregationists. Gov. Orville l. Freeman said education in its broadest sense is so important to the Elimina Tion of prejudice that it must get High priority. cannot see therefore what Good could come of any Federal attempt to punish for failure to this. Area As a possible successor to Short Leaf varieties. The . Forest service s Terly review from the Atlanta integrate by taking away support j for education. I would rather see Rosli suitors purportedly unearthed ibo one of the jurors. The Bureau said construction contracts in the amount of have been awarded for the Road program in South Caro Lina and that of this will be financed through Federal funds. The contracts Are for construction of a total of 57.fi Miles of Highway. Ion wherever such Aid would con Fri nabs Escapee Cincinnati. Dec. 14 Iff agents of the Fri today arrested tribute to the effective carrying Man Ilcy 5aid is Oul of school Tegra last a Limmor from a Vir Freeman s speech was prepared i Inja for the annual sessions the a feb pro Kesman i Reslar it r Tion. The Minnesota and 30 and old a he sen. Ralph Barbru Misli a tax col 1ms a sussed human relations by . Check she viewpoints if North and South. Rosters it City firms. Yarbroug i said the Lime Calls Williams escaped Vional office reported on experiments in Abbeville county on the Long Cane District of the Yuniter National Forest. The experiments were begun several years ago because of devastation of Short Leaf Pines by a disease called Little Leaf. The areas planted were nut Typ ical Long Leal the soil is heavier and loss Sandy than thai common to Longleaf and the areas selected had been subjected to severe Sheet erosion through years of depletion farming. A recent Check of two stands one started in 194r the other in 1952, found no Brown spot disease except among a few seedlings in i the later planting. The Forest service said. Von delusions irom these observations Lake City. Dec. 14 the Day. Indicate that pint does surprisingly Well in these heavier soils and May warrant furl her consideration As a possible species to Plant in lieu of the1 Dis eased sir Orleaf which is disappear for a conciliation and Friendship Between All elements of our society Between capital and labor jew and Catholic and proc Slavit and Between All races in this last August from Hoad Camp no. 4 in Mecklenburg county of the Virginia state t while serving a five year term for Bur Glary of a Richmond va., filling station. Lake City sets store schedule in addition to the in unprogrammed funds the state has in funds already programmed for projects totalling 85.7 Miles of Highway. Abc says producer quoting to show Hollywood. Dec. 14 tonal broadcasting co. Said today that producer Charles Isaacs has Given notice that he is quitting the Gisele Mackenzie television show because of kibitzing by one of the sponsors Scott paper and the advertising Agency j. Wal Ler Thomson Isaacs also accused miss Mac Kenzie s Agency music corp. Of America of not properly protect ing her interests and said that Al though the dissatisfied elements objected to the Type of show that was being presented they did not come up with any constructive ideas for a substitute. Isaacs agreed to remain Wilh the show until Jan. 11 to enable the network to find a suitable re placement. From these merchants in Lake City will keep their stoves open until 8 . Fri Day. Saturday monday and tues Day before Christmas Day for the convenience of shoppers. Christmas Dav and now year s Pace urges ending us economic gaps Charleston. Dec. 14 i the United Stales must eliminate the economic gaps Between us and other areas of the to survive against a godless opponent seeking to destroy our Way of life former Secretary of the army Frank Pace. Or. Said today. Pace now president of general dynamics corp. Told cadets at the Citadel thai the tuition s Basic resources must be used to put the country in a position of strength with ability to retaliate. He warned against underestimating communism s fixed Pur pose and Confidence. Work with the atom established the United slates As a world scientific Leader he said. Bui we must share our scientifii1 know ledge i that other countries May help themselves he added the tremendous possibilities n Santa clans will be in town on j the scientific Field were riled by Friday saturday monday As a Means of helping Elim tuesday before Christmas Creel All the kiddies. A City wide clearance Sale will begin in City on thursday Doc. 2b. To Inanc the economic Pace was a speaker in

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