Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Dec 15 1957, Page 3

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 15, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaSunday morning december 15, 1957 the Florence morning news. Florence. S. A pee Dee rambler Robert Raymond we often wonder where All of the balloon peddle a come from. Apparently they pop up right out of the ground whenever there is a Parade and pop right Back under again after it is Over. Nobody Ever sees them before the Parade starts and nobody Ever sees them again a after it is Over. It s just one of those unexplained mysteries of the universe like what makes a hound dog howl at the Moon. Over at the Bennettsville Yule a out for any tide fiesta there were balloon Ped doers and balloons galore. This sea son the balloons seem to favor the Delicatessen Motif with shapes Sug Gesting Bologna sausages and ring of liver pudding. In addition the Bennetts Villa balloon Man had some resembling sputnik. Being a Baloon fancier of Many year s standing we bought one of the sputnik models and were holding it up admiring it when a strange dark Man approached. He looked like a Slobojan for eign but we determined to hold on to our sputnik balloon for dear life and not hand it Over to him. Our worries were All for nought though. He had no designs on our Pink sputnik. The Man was lost like we Are most of the time and wanted to know How to find the Post office. Jet undertaken. Santa Claus is getting a helping hand from the Latla fire depart heard a shivering Little major Ette say we Why they have Chin the the on the Way Back to Florence from the Olanta Christmas Parade on wednesday evening we ran in to a regular Yankee style Snow storm Complete with All the trim mings. Flakes As big As a slice of one of Jim Mcelveen s hams were falling so thick we could t Tell whether we were travelling North on 301 or lost in a blizzard in the Swiss Alps. We just pulled off on the shoulder and reached for our thermos. We thawed the Winter s chill out of our old Bones with a cup of steaming Java while waiting for the storm to subside. At Home we might As Well be living in an Igloo. We reached Lor a bottle of Mineral Oil in the Medicine Chest last night and found it Haa Frozen into vaseline. Ever time we turn on a faucet we get a mocking Little Hiss and a disgusting Hiccup instead of flow i of water. We Tell you it s mad Dening. We re going to Start tear-1 ing our thinning locks and throw ing things the next time that Sassy Little lavatory faucet hisses and hiccups at us. I other people Are having their troubles with the cold weather i too. Only this morning a Friend was telling us about the gasoline freezing in the tank of his car. It was one of those fancy red tinted brands of gasoline and in its Frozen state it looked like half melted Raspberry sherbet. He said. Olanta and Ola tans arc to be congratulated upon the splendid Christmas Parade presented this year. Apparently it was an All out Effort in which All of the citizens Large and email Young and old took part. We have been told that this Community spirit is characteristic of Olanta that they go i ment this year. Local citizens have responded generously to a Call for used toys. They re being put into tip top shape by the Volunteer fireman and will be turned Over to St. Nick for distribution to. Underprivileged kiddies on Christmas eve. Apparently the Junior backyard sputnik builders Are doing better than the senior scientists. One 12-year-old new englander made a space missile that stayed aloft 22.2 seconds with a mouse As a passenger. He and his friends Are now figuring a Way to have the mouse parachuted out. Looks like he did better than the Florida boys. Their s did t get off the ground maybe its time the Graybeard called in Junior for some advice. Against Rabbit kill London d e c 13 of the House of lords has indignantly rejected a proposal to kill off Britain s rabbits by deliberately spreading disease. The lords threw out a Bill that would have lifted a ban on Man made myxomatosis. The deadly infection that killed millions of rabbits four years ago. Masonic notice regular communication of Amity Lodge no. 340 . Will be held in the masonic Temple i monday dec. 16, 1957 at p. M. Election and installation of officers Mem Bers requested to attend. Visiting masons Welcome. B. D. Mcbride. Sec. Dan Holladay. W. M. Door swags wreaths Center pieces poinsettias free gift wrapping and delivery mrs. Steven s Candy perfect for Christmas giving Dove assorted candies i la. 2 ibs Page 8-a every thing for under the tree at prices slashed on Beautiful selection ladies dresses regularly to slashed to flannels faille Cottons crepes Many others Junior sizes 7 to 15 cited m sizes 10 to 20 remember slashed to women s sizes to largest selection in pee Dee gift items reduced reduced udies Miliken As often As you like cardigans Button Down front Reg. Slashed to Sli Pons or pullovers to match above cardigans Reg. 13.98 slashed to save dollars on All weather Coats Kew Back interest grave netted Taftetta linings Matching hats included Reg. Now Only plaids checks tweeds tapestries flannels save now i Man s All Wool Tweed top Coats some Fine imported Wool tweeds Tweed stripes Tweed checks herring Bone tweeds sizes 35 to 44 reduced to soq99 slashed slashed boy s Caps just in time for this freezing weather Reg. Suede Caps i with ear flops slashed to Reg. Horse hide Caps with Sar flops slashed to 9m am Reg. Wool Caps with ear flops i every boys Cap a a regardless of former 1 Price slashed to i men s 100% Virgin Wool worsted sizes 36 to 44 regularly attractive patterns smooth comfortable Wool fabrics read this Here s practically a give away boys dress pants gabardine flannels novelties some with Matching belts sizes 6 to 16 Reg. To slashed to just received boys quilted lining Zipper jackets was a sell out 1ast time extra warm extra sturdy a whale of a value sizes 6 to 16. Reg. 5.98 Beautiful men s sweaters sweaters sweaters sweaters somebody pulled a Boner manufacturer shipped us our order twice in error. They Are coming out of our ears rather than return them this late before Christmas they Are taking the reduction in Price and Are paying for this and. 100% Virgin orlon Reg. Men s solid color sweaters Reg. Men s Ivy league sweaters men s Reg men s a neck sweaters you mention popular color. We be got it washable if you need a sweater or not this is your Chance to save. Sizes so a m slashed to

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