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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 17, 1953, Florence, South CarolinaThursday morning december 17, 195s the Florence morning news Florence. 8. Page 7-b acted at the Lynchburg methodist Hurch thursday at 3 p. In. By he Rev. T. Cannon assisted f the Rev. M. H. Taylor. Burial will follow in the Presby Rian cemetery at Lynchburg. Or. Hinson was the son of the the w. H. And Mary broach Hin on. He was a member of the masonic Lodge. Woodmen of the world and brotherhood of Railroad trainmen. He is survived by his widow irs. Maggie Kilpatrick Hinson free daughters. Miss Bessie Ouise Hinson of Lynchburg. Mrs. Monroe of Long Island. N. Y., free movie uttered youngsters saturday to Evv Irma want a Coa l. Clayton Nettles Olanta dec. 1g-l. Clayton Ettles do of the new Zion com Ivinity near Lake City died today. Funeral services will be conduced at the Bethel Baptist Church a 3 . By the Rev g Hinson. He is survived by his widow in former Marion Rutland of 3rangcb i i two sons Rutland and Leroy Nettles of Lake try four Sisters mrs. A. J. Tilton f Georgetown mrs. F. B. Thom s of Lake City mrs. W w night of Gainesville a one brother. Clyde Nettles of Lake City. Mrs. A. F. Lambright hey kids wanta see a hop Slong Cassidy movie without pay ing an admission charge then head for the stale Thea tre saturday morning. Silver on the Trail will be screened at . That Day and admission is in a sense free. Admission to the movie will be one toy in Good condition. The toys will be distributed to needy and underprivileged Chil Dren at Christmas by the Sal vation army As part of an extensive program. Capt. Thelma Humphreys com manding officer of the salvation army unit Here said arrange ments for the motion picture were made through the cooperation of Kenneth e. Benson of the Ace camera Supply and mrs. Dossie h. Kale manager of the theater. The salvation army Here Hopes to gather More than toys for distribution at Christmas according to capt. Humphreys. Anyone wishing to donate toys May do so by leaving them by one of the salvation army kettles in the downtown area or by Call ing 5472 everal presentment Basil White not at the Mcleod infirmary admissions for dec. 15 mrs. S. W. Waddell fair Bluff mrs. W. N. Pardue Timmonsville Wade h. Hamilton Dillon mrs. B. E. Parnell Darlington mrs. L. E. Carrigan society Hill Bertha Mae Ware Florence Geneva Wilson Timmonsville Julia Ann Dawson Florence baby girl Shuler Timmonsville Henry March Chesaw Zuzanna Crawford Florence mrs. L. M. Hobbs Darlington mrs. G. H. Mulvaney Sabattus Maine dal Johnson Marion t. Bailey Florence mrs. U. S. Brunson jr., Florence Eva Thompson Pamplico discharges mrs. J. Gary Woodham Bishop Ville mrs. R. Johnson Darlington mrs. W. G. Walters and baby Darlington Kay Moody Florence Delores Moody Florence Lee Moody Florence eos Lee Davis Johnsonville Catherine Hicks Timmonsville Julius h. Planter Florence Bobby Grant Marion mrs. Margaret Yarborough Dar Lington Hubert j. Prosser Florence miss Ellis Bailey Florence mrs. Lee Register Aynor mrs. De Roscoe Chesterfield concert slated at High school a Christmas concert will be pre enter by the vocal music depart ment of the Junior and senior Ligh schools at 8 . Today it the auditorium of Mcclenaghan High school. The Mcclenaghan mixed chorus my the girls glee clubs of both schools will participate in the con Ert. Soloists on the program will be Inda Trulick Julia Willcox Jack Tommy Tiller Anne Bowler Hunter Stokes Dottie sue punier Margaret Loy Margie belly Bridgers and Dottie Jenn. Gas 28c 5 for 11.44 free gifts super a South Irby Street Cannon Bath Soweto lollypops Candy ban Algol 8viwhg Winket Burch roofing Supply company dial 7452 Wilson d. Workman Timmons Ville j. Herman Roulon Andrews Brownell supports . Salary hikes Washington Dee. 16 atty. Gen. Brownell today urged a Federal commission to recommend a salary hike for members of Congress so that relatively poor men can still afford to serve As the nation s lawmakers. In neither Congress nor the judiciary can we limit our Choice o men to those of independen he said. To do so would be to depart from our american a Federal commission of which Edward b. Baskin. Bishopville s. C., is a member is Holdi hearings in Washington on the question of raising the pay of con Gressmen and u. G. Judges. Baskin will remain in washing ton until the close of the Public session probably today. Press speaker named Columbia dec. 16 m the South press Assn. I hear an address by presiden George c. Biggers of the America newspaper Assn. At its Annua meeting Here feb. 12-13. Slate president Hubert d. Of teen publisher of the Sumter daily item a d Biggers will be the main speaker at the association banquet feb. 32. Vent Lite custom aluminium awnings venetian blinds Bamboo Aid Roll Dps sender Lander inf special on clean let dial Utsey s we make real estate Loans pm installation of that by item bathroom of Allitto so us pm your require mints National finance corp 213 North Dorion dial 7153 deaths and funerals Giles s. Hinson Lynchburg dec. 16 Giles Hinson so died at his Home Ere today. Funeral services be con irs. I. T. Cranford j. Two sons w. T. Hinson of lord acc and j. Felder Hinson of Ranford n. A funeral services for mrs. Paul ear 71, were Chislo of Tania Fla. Held at i . Wednesday in the Stoudt Tiriro Chapel by the Rev. E. E. Glenn pastor of the Central Sci hoist Church. Burial was in mount Hope cemetery. died at her Resi Dence. 313 s. Warley St., at a. M. Tuesday after being in declining health for about a year. She born nov. 27, 1882, in Fairfield county a daughter of the ate c. G. B. And Mary Jhio Wil inst Nam counts both of Newberry county. Mrs Lambright was a member if Central methodist Church and the was icy Bible class of the Church a member of the King s daughters and helping hand Cir Cle and was recently made a life member of the woman s Socle a of Christian service. Surviving Are one son Preston Lambright of Anderson one daughter. Mrs. John Heidtman of Charleston two Sisters mrs l. W. Weeks or. Of St. Matthews and mrs. T. B. Willingham of Union Stoudenmire funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Germaine Mcgill Kingstree. Dec. 3c mrs. Germaine Sandifer Mcgill 58 daughter of or. And mrs. W. P Sandifer of Bamberg. Died tues Day in Providence Hospital in co Lumbia after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be con ducted at 11 a. M. Thursday at the Williamsom a presbyterian Church by the item. Bailey. Donald b. Burial will be in the Williams Burg cemetery. Surviving Are two Sisters mrs. J. W. Coney of Columbia and m is. R. Attberry of Columba one Sandifer Mecklenburg Grarup jury names chief Littlejohn Charlotte. . In in Charlotte n.c., dec. 16 a Mecklenburg county grand jury Nesli Gatig charges of police Cor option in Charlotte today returned to solicitor Ward for finding who had damaged a Charlotte pfc. The Money he said was turned Over to detectives u the other presentment involved expensive gifts he allegedly re the Charlotte Moose club. The chief said the club once sent a clock to his Home which lilt Ejohn said he had paid for. I a Levohn said he had the can celled Check to prove it. Area candidates pass bar exams Columbia dec. 1c the names of the 33 candidates who passed the slate bar examinations Given Lap month were Rel Casco today by the clerk of the supreme court. Among the new lawyers who will be sworn in dec. 21, arc Aubrey Casque of Mullins Peter d. Hymmi of Florence Thomas Kremm Crlin or. Of Batesburg James Lebar of Sumter John e Mccall of Cheraw Marion s. Rigg of Manning Thomas m. Spence o Florence and Perry a Weinberg of Sumter. Whitener said the name of Char Otte police chief Frank n. Little Ohn appeared in some of the pre ent ments. A presentment in effect is the turning Over to the court of facts indicating that a person May have violated some criminal Law. The resentments in this Case were urn cd Over to Whitener for consideration if he wishes to prepare i Bill of indictment to present the next grand jury. The solicitor said he had not yet studied the presentment carefully jut in no Case would any necessary action be taken before the next term of court in the Middle of january. In effect a presentment is Little More than a suggestion to the court and Whitener emphasized that under the Law no arrests Rigi other Legal action can be taken. The presentment returned today Are not the grand jury s report of me police probe now in its Day. The inquiry was touched off by Drew Pearson Washington news Laper columnist who charged there had been rackets with police pay offs in Charlotte. Pearson was the first witness called. Another witness was t Lamar Caudle former u. S. Assist ant attorney general who was fired by former president Truman. Littlejohn s name was on four of the presentment. The chief denied ill of them. One said Littlejohn allowed gambling to flourish in Charlotte without proper Effort to suppress another presentment said Littlejohn harboured and befriended Allen Kantor who at that time was a fugitive from Justice in Washington the witness name on the presentment was Caudle. The other presentment involved its and Money Littlejohn allegedly received. Littlejohn said he stood on his record in regards to gambling in Charlotte and pointed out the num Ber of arrests made Here during the last few years. He said in no could be Ralph d Epperson Channel 55, Sibly have harboured Kantor. I mount airy n. A. And Grenco a Check he allegedly re-1 inc., Clennel ?.i, Greenwood . Cei cd Littlejohn said was a re in other action before the com million okd for state schools dec. 16, we the stale educational finance com Mission today approved 3.9 million dollars Worth of new negro and White school construction. The figure brings to about 89 Mil lion the amount allocated to Date in the state s program to equalize school facilities Between the two races. Most of the sum about 69 per cent has gone for negro projects. A tabulation of the latest projects will not be released until later this week. Two locations lose to building rights Washington dec. 16 communications commission to Day advised these holders of Tele vision station construction permits that their construction time limit has expired and extensions can not be granted Home decorations Are a big part of the color of Christmas. Local folks go in for the idea in a big Way and gaily bedecked residences Are the ord6r of the Day. Householders vie with each other for the most Attra civic and Eyo catching this Cut out of Santa Claus attracts pole Only of Al to lion to Ihn Homo of or. And mrs. M. R. Obloy on Kes Road morning news photo Thomas to head historical society Haskell m. Thomas local Post master was elected president of the Florence county historical society tuesday night As the organization met at the Florence museum. He succeeds Hugh l. Willcox who has been named vice presi Dent. W. B. Tyson was elected Secretary and w. B. Douglas treasurer. Or. Ann King Gregorie. Editor of the South Carolina historical society Magazine spoke to the society stressing the importance of local history. A thorough knowledge of local history is the basis for knowledge of broader she said. As an example she cited two con. Flirting ideals the jeffersonian democratic ideals and the theories of Karl Marx. Larger issues such As these she said can be better understood by those who know the history of the local Peoples involved in the development of these two conflicting ideals. She also emphasized the importance of preserving old newspapers and urged the society to Micro film important documents and accurately Catalon All its mater Al. The society received several historical manuscripts and a por trait of Thomas Jefferson. Day used big Homes to solicit million miss Bess Dalton nursing consultant from the red Cross area office at Atlanta ga., addressed a meeting of the local arc chapter monday night Al the Myca. She explained duties of red Cross nurses in time of disaster and offered suggestions on organizing a disaster Crew. Morning news photo reef Cross chapter studies civil defense at the request of the american Ted Cross Board of directors one of a series of study courses was iced monday night. Th6 purpose of the meeting which was open to the Public was .0 acquaint directors with the duties of the red Cross. A former executive Secretary of he Florence chapter mrs Roy truce explained the operation of the local chapter. After showing a film on disaster Relief miss Margaret Krvin firmer arc Secretary explained Hie function of a disaster commit tee. She said that a Well trained first Aid group is needed. She added it should include doctors and nurses. A committee should be ready to do Rescue work and another pro pared to set up emergency housing in Case of disaster she said. A nursing consultant from the area office in Atlanta ga., miss Bess Dalton explained How nurses can Liula in disaster and How the chapter can secure nurses and aides to work during a disaster. L. H. Johnson chairman of the Florence red Cross chapter suggested setting up a plan that would perform efficiently would coordinate the disaster committee the civil defense program. With or. James Mcleod goes to Florida or. James a. Mcleod who has practice Medicine Here since his discharge from the army a year ago will leave Florence this morn ing for Orlando Fla., where he will become associated in it prac Tice of general and Cardin vascular surgery a Veteran of world War ii or. Mcleod was recalled to service in 1950 and was discharged last year. Since that time he has been associated in practice Here with or. Joseph g. Sylvester. He received his medical degree from the Cornell University med ical College and served his surgery residency at Bellvue Hospital new York City. While in Florence he was on the Courtesy staff of Saunders Hospit Al and Mcleod infirmary. At or Lando he will be cored a member of the staff of Orange memorial Hospital. Or. Mcleod and his family will reside on Orlando it. 1. Efficient Mother tracks car thief returns to chores new York dec. 10 a women arc a relentless species As any Man knows. Take for example mrs. Dolores Ivic Closky 22. She heard the family car Cray new York dec. 16 disabled american veterans using big names including those of Eisenhower and Truman without authorization raised 21 million Dol Lars in three years and none of it went to individual veterans a Proue cd Amilte was told today. An official testified that the organization s purpose is to give counsel and advice to veterans. The joint stale legislative com Mittee investigating Charity rack ets with a View to proposing legis lation to control Charity drives also heard a defense of the Dav s fund raising activities. A spokesman said the important people such As president Eisen Hower and former president tru Man had All at one time or other made the statements which tile Dav attributed to them in fund Campaign literature. However the spokesman Miles h. Draper chairman of the Board of trustees of the Dav service foundation acknowledged the Eisenhower statement was made in or 1047. Committee counsel brought out that As recently As last month Eisenhower and Gen. Omar Bradley had written letters to the Dav protesting the use of their names in fund drives. Others Wii us names were Buscc without permission according to testimony. Were Gen. Carl Gray who like Bradley had served will he veterans administration in. Douglas Macarthur. Draper also defended the Dav s1 other fund raising methods ii u Lud no the High expense of putting in the drives and added if this committee or anyone else can Otter a plan by which the foundation can raise the Neces sary substantial funds at a lower Cost any such suggested plan would be most heartily Catholic and jewish officials later cited figures showing thai Church Charity campaigns Wen conducted with fund raising Cost Ost five cents each. Between seven and 10 million car owners buy the tags each year including a half million annually who Send in requests for them he Aid. The tags Are for use on key and Corly said some cts of lost keys Are returned to heir owners each year by Way of he Dav. Corly said the company manufacturing the lags was bought out lock Stock and barrel by the Dav in 1946. Channel chatter this morning outside 20th St apartment and looked out the win Dow in time to see a thief drive it away. Without Walling to put on a coat mrs. Mcclosky hit Tiu Street run Ning and grabbed a cub. She trailed her car Block As it twisted and turned and run red lights in lower Manhattan. Finally the thief abandoned the car. Mrs. Mccrosky called police Vilc the cab or Var followed the Hief. The police joined mrs. Mcclosky and it took them Only a few Iii its to find their Quarry. He was walking along the Street with the Cai trailing him like a Bird dog. After he was booked mrs. Me. Closky suddenly remembered her husband Joseph and her 4-month old daughter Susan. As she bade he cops Adieu the relentless mrs. Vic Cinosky told them Jve got to get Home. Joe does t How to Lake care of the there was Little change in farm no methods Between about . And the 18th Century. First Little girl to Fly reminisces on 7977 event Kitty Hawk n. C., dec. 16 it Little girl who probably achieved her to be the first Little Rirl in Amer Ca to Fly in an air plane came nere Tod in to take part in the air plane s 50th birthday. The Little girl is now a poised and Friendly Middle Ngod woman who is representing the Wright family in the Golden anniversary Celebration of the first powered flight Wilbur and Orville wrist. Mrs John h. Jameson of Orth be f 111., is a Niece of the Jamous Brothers. She was Danied to Kitty Hawk by her Hus Dand her son John h. Jameson or. And his wife. Their flight Here from washing ton was mrs. Jameson s first since she made a hop with her Uncle or Villa in my. She recalled that she Rode in a scat fastened to the Wing a Sld her Uncle and wus not scared. Her flight Cnoc after i wrote my Uncle in Europe and said that i wanted to be the first Little girl Over Here to Fly. 1 Don t know but i probably a Cousin and a sister made flights the same Day. Mrs. Jameson look Issue with published stator Neils by a Man who said he saw the Wrights Fly ing in Ohio in the summer of related Story on 1 an if a. If the statements were True Kitty lose its distinction of being the site of the world s first powered flight. It can t she said. They never flew until they came Here. I think he was a Little mrs. Jameson recalled that her uncles made numerous flights near their d Lyton Ohio Home begin Ning in 1901 and the Man May have seen one of these flights. A reporter asked mrs. Jameson if the weight family thought the Brothers would succeed in their efforts to invent an air plane. There was no question about that in anyone s she an swered. We thought they would succeed Quality fuels i Cal fuel Oil Florence ice and fuel co. 204 North Ruby St. Dial amounting Only to six and i per cent respectively. Testimony had showed that of of the nearly 21 million collects by the Dav service foundation i the three years ending last Jun 30. Over 14 million or j8 be cent went to fund raising costs. Draper asked if the Dav serv ice foundation gave any assistance to individual veterans said it did not but local Dav chapters do so. Szalc sen. Bernard town pins. Chairman of the committee then brought out that local chapters raised their own funds and this Money was not included in the 21 million raised nationally. Draper said it was the function of the National organization to give counsel and advice to veterans. The commit Lee heard lengthy testimony on Dav collection meth ods such As contests Send ing out pens inscribed with the name of the person being solicited and sending car owners Ridento lags bearing the individual s License number. Recipients of the pens and tags Are asked to Send contributions of is or More by return mail. Vivian Corly National adjutant of the Dav Testi fied that Between 35 and 40 Mil lion of the miniature License plate he estimated the two of which Are sent to each car owner Community to systems reluctantly will say Good Bye to one of its family within the near future. However it. Will gain a Flor Entine at the same time. Arthur Clark who has served As pro Gram director fro c t v of Community television Flor ence has accepted a position with american air lines. He will serve As a narrator in their special films department. He has been with us for approximately six months and a great Deal of credit is due him for setting up the successful if limited programs offered by Channel 2. He has made a Host of friends in Florence and re Grets leaving. However among other advantages his new Posi Tion will take him to new York City and his family. In his place c t v f gets a Man who needs no introduction to for engines. Herb Mcfarland s Well known on the local scene. Guild know him especially Well. He has appeared in several theatre productions. Too. He or been closely associated with the Florence civic symphony tra and writes a music c Ilumin for the morning news on Occas Sion. He s Grot a Fine background for his new Job and promises to whip up some More of the finest in entertainment for All Ages lie entertainment subscribers to lie Cable can enjoy on the clearest picture in town. Herb is very popular around fro enc and will prove we feel a definite asset to commtjn1ty to systems. Another Igo of bang up programs slated for tonight things get tarted with a news program. The High school choral ears follow with some Christmas music. Local reflections will Fea Ture Harry Harllee Hugh Ekvin Julian Dusenberry and de Young discussing the Cotton referendum. Miss yera Morris and mrs. Nora Mccaskill will handle manpower available for the Suoth car of Lina employment service. The solid evening will be round d it with some solid Christmas elections offered by the Mcclenagan High school band under i Ector Al . Hard to icat a lineup like that. Community to systems 1553 West Svans Street Telephone 5292. Adv tender Western beef club Steak ib.39c ground beef ib.29c meaty rib and brisket Stew ib.22c Chuck Steak ib.39c shoulder roast ib.39c Small Tbone steaks ib.49c Chuck roast ib.33c Boneless Stew ib.39c round and sirloin steaks at our regular Low prices country style pork sausage ib.49c pork shoulder roast ib.39c country Back Bone ib.55c we will have a Complete Supply of meats and poultry for the Holiday season Jordan s grocery and Market 610 Trost Pine Street dial 5623

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