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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 29, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaPage 10-a the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Sunday morning december 29, 1857 masonic officers new officers were installed Friday night by Hampton masonic Lodge 204. Front Row from left Rives King Secretary j. D. Aikin senior Warden Haw Kins Stanton worshipful master a s. Ollis Junior Worden and j. W. Campbell treasurer. Second Row l j. Bridgets chaplain Ray c. Shupe jr., Steward George s. Tyson senior Deacon j. Wilson. Long Junior Deacon r. A. Money Steward and j. R. Cole tiler. Morning news of info 6y Kirkland National business Consumers to reign during 1958 in most by Walter Breede or. New York. Dec. 28 a whal s ahead for the american con Sumer one filing seemed certain this As the 957 business year sputtered to a finish. From now on the consumer would be King. Competition for his spending Dol Lar would be razor Sharp. Business would Bend Over backwards try ing to please him. The consumer and his stale of mind had obviously become a matter of increasing concern to business leaders. Harlow h. Curtice of general motors cited a decline in consumer Confidence As one of the main reasons for a downturn in new car sales. For various Rea he said Confidence seems to be somewhat shaken and an caution appears to pre Vail. This can have a substantial effect of the level of economic Ford vice president James 0. Wright voiced a similar com plaint. New car sales have been Imit. Lie said by too Many pessimistic announcements about the business Outlook. From Detroit came word that the Auto Industry is preparing to lure potential customers with enticements ranging from improved service to free lubrication jobs. Big volume producers arc devising new schemes to persuade car owners to switch brands. Department and specially store executives planned to woo customers with better values fewer frills and lower prices. Christmas business had been apaveracfof60 stocks i to 73 172 171 170 16s 00 7o v3 a info cd of 35 who Sale Iso 70 16o 5o is stocks up for the first time in four weeks the associated press average of 60 stocks moved higher Clos ing today at 154.3 irom 152.7 a week ago. The commodity Index gained ground this week to 169.9 from 169.6 in the preceding period. A Phoi fax Chart supreme stores ment store sales for the wee ended dec. 21 were up four be cent from a year the Holiday shopping surge had give Way to a massive Post Yule Lei Down. Merchants stocked with leftover merchandise slashed prices High and left. Before them loomed 195 with rising unemployment an Balky customers Likely to spread a wet Blanket Over retail sales for worried retailers labor Sei rotary Mitchell had this advice even though unemployment Rise in the next few months Custon ers will respond to fresh styles Good Quality and attractive Price if you Tell them about it in the proper Way. The doctrine of the hard sell also showed up on the Industrial front. Westinghouse electric corp launched a High pow Rod Carr pain to sell its products to Industrial biggest Sale promotion it has Ever undertake in this Field. Westinghouse will b slugging it out with such Doughty competitors As general electric co. And Allis Chalmers. The government shooting for a general business pickup by mid 1958, sought to revive Home build ing by unfree zing 177 million do jars in housing funds. Construction of All kinds in eluding roads schools and churches As Well As cite by the department of Commerce As one of the strongest spots in the Economy. The associated Gen eral contractors of America pre dieted construction outlays in 195 would Rise to a new High of g million dollars a gain of three billions Oyer 1957. Wendel b. Barnes head of the govern Mont s Small business administration said 1958 will be another relatively Good year for business with Home building and Public works spending leading the Way not 50 Bright were the lates reports on mine and factory production. Aulo output was Down 1 per cent from a year ago with workers Laid off until after new year s. Elcel product Linn a scheduled at 53.7 per cent o capacity of tons. In Christmas week last year the Industry turned out 2.322.000 tons that s a decline of 41 per cent Coal production was Down 14.8 per cent crude Oil output Down 6 per cent. Railroad car loadings were Down 15.5 per cent from a year ago. The Baltimore Ohio which Laid off workers in is Ovi Ember. Business beat by John Ray gasoline prices Rose slightly in Florence this week As major Oil companies discontinued voluntary allowance to dealers and at the same time Cut tank Wagon prices. Regular prices at most major stations shot from 29.9 to 319 major dealers say this is due to he increased Cost to them. For Merly the companies were allow ing 2.8 cents per gallon reduction or. Voluntary allowance for their dealers to meet Competition. This reduction has been discontinued but tank Wagon prices were Cul by 1.3 cents per gallon to Aid Deal ers. Many Independent stations have also upped their Price on regular Gas to 29.9 while Sev Era others Are still at 27.9. Pete Thornell of super x said that his prices were raised because profits were very slim when he sole at 27.9. J. I. Van Landi Ingham Man Ager of Bob s Esso station said that no reason was Given for the company s Price Cut. Lie added that he presumed it to be an attempt to establish a fair Price for All the former 2.8 company allowance was a temporary gesture he said while the new 1.3 tank truck Price will apply whether or not a Gas War resumes. Annual awards Mictil awards from the Florence manufacturing co. Were pc halted to Clyde turn i left and mis. Noly acc during the Christmas holidays. Making the Twords is David Golt lib president of the company Claude caring vice president is right. Owen Lindley Owen p. Lindley of to inc. In Florence said yesterday that he has bought out the interest of his partner Charlie Womack. The company s new tyme will be Lindley appliance co. Yic., he said. The two have been partners since Lindley bought 50 per cent of the business in he has been associated with Womack since 1941. Womack sold Oul in order to devote Liis Lime to his Garden and Nursery business located on Cherokee re. He has been in the appliance business for approximately 25 years and was associated with b. F. Goodrich at one time. Lindley. His wife and their three boys at 1307 Jackson St. Lie will continue the present store policy he said. The appliance store handles two top major appliance lines along with television sets and accessories. It is located at 150 s. Dargan St. November savings Bond sales amounted to in South Carolina according to ii. E. Dunlap stale sales director. This was the highest recorded since May 1956. The state has attained 82.9 per cent of the 1957 5oal As compared in 82.8 per cent for the nation. Total 1957 sales so far in the state is the goal is savings Bonds As Christmas gifts Are expected to. Increase number of sales during december. A National 1958 sales goal of four jillion 700 million in series e and h Bonds was approved at the an Nual savings Bond planning con Terence. Held in Washington earlier his month. Effective Jan. I All corporations and of her investors except commercial Banks May Pur Chase series e and h Bonds. A limit of a year of each series Malu Rily value Lias been fixed for corporations the same annual Purchase limit that now applies to individuals. This new ruling makes e and i Bonds available to Insul tonal groups such As fraternal civic Crvick patriotic labor and act rans organizations eleemosynary is Lillions and local and stale government bodies. Anyone Eligi be in buy j and k Bonds when hey were on Sale will be eligible o buy e and ii Bond Ifird s store in Charlotte. N. A. Is planning a Dilulo in the nation s Lex Aid it would Lay oif 2.1i10 More n january. Total net profits of lie nation s railroads for 1957 vim esl Mali d at 740 million ill is As inst 8v4 millions to e year some of the railroads loss this May have been the truckers Nin. The Aini Ali to trucking san. Said Priit is Hanii i Etc ii elites All in the third r with tonnage up 6.5 per tent of 1956. Tile Industry in january. Operating machinery will produce cloth in he store and colourful displays from All phases of the Industry will be on exhibit throughout the entire store Jan. 6 to 18. The exhibition will feature operating machinery spinning Anc weaving Clollis manufacturing hosiery drapes curtains and Wash cloths printing and finishing of cloth actual making of garments and the entire process use in making textile items used daily by the nation s citizens. Sales manager j. C. Summerell a Florence native has been appointed National sales manager of the Wanda weve carpet co. He will move to Greenville from san Francisco calif., where he has served for Sev eral years As divisional sales manager of the company. Summerell is a former professional basketball player. Like old times it. Jug Harold Fuller chaplain in the u. S. Navy and a former florentine rehashes some Early Navy experiences with w. T. Spencer et3, of Hartsville at the Navy electronics Reserve division Here. At right is it. Jug l. L. Boyd of Hartsville another member of the local unit. Spencer and Fuller were the first two members of the Volunteer electronics platoon when it first organized under direction of. It. Cmdr. E. N. Zeigler in 1952. Fuller has since become a chaplain. The Reserve unit now fully organized meets tuesday nights. Dog bites big problem in City during the year As the year draws close the City health department yesterday looked Over the year to an Power the Oft asked question How did florentine fare Many of the vital statistics will not be known for some time but one thing has been determined which May be of interest. With three More Days to go 104 peo ple in Florence during the year were bitten by dogs and the re port made to the office of the City health department. It is concluded that Many bites were not said Claude bal lard City health officer. In order to take every precaution to tile out possible rabies among the reported Biles 521 throughout county established for primary vote visits were made to quarantine the animals and Revi tiits for observation the health records show. Much of our work in this pro Gram is in the Field of mental health after making a thorough investigation checking the vaccination records and then where indicated assuring the worried parents that babies is not in the Pic Ballard explained. Our Laws require that All dogs be vaccinated. In several instances during 1957 this Law was brought Force ably to the attention of a few dog owners when they were prosecuted in court for failing to com and the health officer closed his statement with this almost four years has passed without a proven Case of rabies in Florence and with the continued cooperation of dog owners in hav ing their dogs vaccinated As required by Law our City should continue through 1958 without a rabies voting places were announced last night for the special primary Jan. 7 at which two county com missioners and a representative o the state legislature will be nominated. The democratic primary voting will begin at 8 . At most precincts with boxes closing at 6 . In the race for the House sea acted by the death of rep. Philip b. Finklea Are Hubert an Derson chives Prosser and de Young. For commissioner from the Timmonsville District candidates Are 3an Clarke Joe Clarke de foun Tain and Carl Hicks. For commissioner from the tans Bay Mars Bluff area candidates Are Billy Cul Hartson Herbert Floyd and Dicksie Jeffords. Here s the list of polling places and acl shops round House c. B. Jones m. A. Fields Coles Cross roads single Ary s store Sito Singletary mrs. D. T. Hyatt and d. 0. Sin Leary. Coward 1, Raymond Mcgee s store Joe Matthews. Freddie Matthews and m song. Anderson Coward 2. Agricultural b wild no of Lynch High school Wil Bur Lee Dalton Mckay and James Morgan. Ebenezer. Delmae Heights grammar school mrs. W. Gardner. Guy Atkinson Effingham school House _ x b. Ward f. M. Waddell Grier Mccain Ronnie Neal Yarborough five Points. Royall school Urs. J. F. Middleton jr., mrs. J. N. Mcdaniel. Mrs. B. R. Alexan Der mrs. Tommy Ayres Florence 1. Myca _ s. J. Ain mrs. Herbert m Mcfear and. Mrs. Vera b. Moore Florence 2, Harlice school t. L. Goff. Mrs. M. B. Brown and mrs. Sadie Rocker Florence 3. Armory _ mrs j. C. Johnson. Mrs. C. N Jorni Gan mrs. J. T. Dixon mrs Gor Don Griffin. Florence 4. My Keisic school mrs. J. C. Dukes mrs. E. L Nalley. Mrs. Harriett Ward airs b. E. Gill. , school lunch up. Ward. Eugene mat thews mrs. Reba Ward clerk. Glenwood school House Herbert Morris Langston Johnny Anderson. Hannah masonic Hall e. Lucas Poston Wallace t. Poston Dura n. Turner clerk. High Hill school House j. W. Tilton mrs. Cleo Ard clerk James Cross roads a building Sardis school w. F Hill mrs. J. D. Matthews or Johnsonville school gymnasium p. D. Poston m. W. Pos ton and r. B. Huggins. Kingsburg b. L. To Slon 5 store j. B. Richardson b. F. Richardson clerk. Lake City 1, town Hall miss Lois Eaddy mrs. Jim me1 Elveen. Lake City 2. Godwin tractor and implement co. Mrs. Dora Peterson. Mrs. Vallerie Epps mrs. Louise Fincher clerk. Leo Leo Carter s store r. Leo Carter Douglas Brown John g. Evans clerk. Liberty Roy Evans store Johnnie r. Mccutcheon j. Roy Evans Willie Poston clerk. Mars Bluff j. W. Price store c. H. Grimsley j. Wilson Price . W. Wallace. Mcallister Mill a. D. Rod store Samuel Rodgers Pete Mcclam Carl Webster. Mccutcheon Mccutc h e o n school s. Z. Mcculcheon m. J. Gaskins. Oak Grove school House w. L. Lamb Randall Kirby clerk. Olanta town Hall j. M. Thompson h. B. Jordan and h. C. Myers clerk. Pamplico City Hall c. M. Evans. Martha h. Coleman and w. W. Coleman. Prospect Community Center Elston Hanna Thermon mat thews. Zebelon Humphries clerk. Salem. Salem Church Hoyt Smith Joe Lynch Lissie Smith clerk. Scranton. Town Hall t. H. Haseldon Fred Parrott b. T. Mat thews Mary Willoughby clerk. Stone Daniels Bros. Store Ashton b. Poston Leslie b. Edwards and a. D. Poston. Timmonsville National guard armory e. B. Mcelveen e. C. Truett and John g. Rose r. Vox school House Lindy Green lenses for eyeglasses were used for the first time in eng and in 1561. Hanna John ii. Chandler and la mar Dennis clerk. Polling places at which manag ers have not yet been named in clude Back swamp Claussen Evergreen and tans Bay. Florence police join Lookout for new suspect Florence City police were alerted yesterday to be on the look out or a former florentine who is eing sought in connection with a murder which occurred in Virginia dec. 13. Being sought is David Wright 37. He was described As being Ive feet seven inches tall 150 a ends medium build with Black Lair and Brown a Small Goatee on the Bottom lip and a Ive Inch scar on the left Check. The report listed him As coloured. When last seen he was wearing a Brown Cap Grey trousers and a Light wind breaker the report said. Eat All you can including Home baked pies and cakes dinner Mon. Fri. 78c the Little diner Darlington hot. Rear of Wilcox office equip. Sivits by Schaefer famed fitting experts to Clyburn the tailor 151 East Evans Pecan Trees at Nursery wholesale prices Stuart Pecan Trees a. 5 to 6 it. Tall Large quantities slightly less whether you live in town or country plan now for the future set out Pecan Trees. Frame your Home with Beauty and Shade in a few years get additional income let Pecan Money pay y9ur taxes extra Money for Christmas Stuart desirable Elliott. Best varieties for income or eating if you own a farm Plant Pecan Trees around your Home barn Yard up and Down roads fences and lanes. In pastures beside branches and Ponds and Many More places. Add value and Beauty to your farm provide Shade for livestock another Cash crop require very Little expense or trouble a natural for South Carolina Harvest in late fall when labor is not Busy with other crops Don t Wory about allotments with pecans Plant All you want always sell All you can make for Cash now is the right time to Plant for Sale at t. B. Young co. Darlington Hwy at City limits Florence s. C. Our Pecan Market is open we Are still buying pecans

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