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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - February 1, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaPage 2 the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Monday morning february 1, 1954 deaths and funerals weeping hysterically mrs. Charles Brouwer 21 is comforted by her husband As she tells a Coroner s jury in Chicago Iii. Jan. That she tried in vain to get anti rabies treat ment for her two year old son Charles who was bitten by a stray dog dec. 8 and died Jan. 24. Jury decided the child had died of rabies and recommended that a physician l. Greenspoon be reported to the proper a photo Folk find peace of is Reward of Golden Rule Lansing Jan. 31 great new peace of mind was the great est single Benefit of living strictly by the Golden Rule for a month. This was the testimony of Mem Bers of the Mayflower congregational Church at a special service today marking the end of a unique Experiment. Other benefits mentioned by those who participated were that family relationships were vastly improved lives were lifted to a higher plane and participants Learned to govern their tongues and be More tolerant of others View Points. The Rev. William Hainsworth pastor of the Church launched the Experiment Jan. 1. He read some 20 letters and then asked for per Sonal testimony from members of the congregation. Thirteen of them spoke from their places in the pews. Stamps on All items paid with Cash Murray Mitchell More than 50 members he said agreed to live for a month making a determined Effort to life As if those things we profess to believe were dependably in Boll personal testimony and the letters the theme of a new sense of peace both personal and worldwide ran constantly. The said one unidentified letter writer led me to know that the Golden Rule could bring peace to the world better Ihan All the big four conferences from Here to it gave me a sense of peace i never before said another. Still another said he enjoyed peace and Contentment beyond All a of us could have More Hap piness and peace of mind if we carried this Experiment through said mrs. Rexton Smith. A Young Mother she added that the month had brought a new Happi Ness to our Deacon Ralph Folk arson testifies personally that the month has helped our family life very much my wife says she Hopes i Keci it up. Because 1 am a lot better to get along to said. We started family Devotion during the said Deacon Gene Vorhis. The reaction of the children to devotions am the influence on them was Verj mrs. Arthur Jackson stood her Pew with her 3-month-old daughter. Kay in her arms. The month brought me Abil it to Pray from the she said. We also started family devotions for the first a Fri of a Butler All purpose for garage. Farm implement shed. And dozens of other uses Low Cost permanent fire Safe quickly erected for Long life nil purpose service. Widths 202428323640506070 Ami wider lengths variable. Built softer to last longer Stanley Smith sons 1950gcrvaissr., Columbia s. C. Walter s. Jenkins Marion Jan. S. Jenkins age 70, died about 2 a. This morning at a local Hospital after an illness of one week. Funeral services will be held from his Home monday at 3 p. Conducted by the Rev. T. God bold and assisted by or. B. F. Allen the Rev. A. F. Ormand and the Rev. Julius Clark of Mullins. Surviving Are his widow one daughter mrs. Welby Brantley of Moultrie a. One son col. Park t. Jenkins of Camp Polk la. One brother William Jenkins and me sister. Mrs. Howard Dexter uth of Valdosta a. Samuel j. Matthews funeral services for Samuel Tosch Matthews 66. Be con ducted at n a. Monday in the j first Baptist Church by his pastor he Rev. Edward l. Byrd. Burial vill be in mount Hajje cemetery. Serving As pall bearers will be nephews e. D. Joynor Carl Matt ices Hybert Matthews. Horace Matthews Lonnie cause. Carroll j. R. Matthews and f. Matthews. Or. Matthews a prominent Mer chant and Fanner of Florence Bounty died at 8 p. Saturday a local Hospital As the result of an Auto Accident which happened thursday night on the Charles on Highway Only a Lew Miles from his Home. Or. Matthews was a life Long resident of Florence county born february 9, 1888, a son of the late John Reddin and Laura Myers Matthews both of Florence coun he had owned and operated a mercantile business and a farm in he Bannockburn Section of the county for the past 35 years. Prior .0 the establishment of his present business he had worked several i ears with the Zollie c. Lynch irm at Coward. He was a member of the first 3aptist Church and the Pettigrew Bible class of the Church. He was Mason and a member of Leba non Lodge no. 48 a. F. Of Scranton. Surviving is a sister mrs. S. C. Matthews of Andrews two Bro thers h. Z. Matthews of Effing Lam and j. L. Matthews of cow Ard. Tie body of or. Matthews will be taken to the first Baptist Church one hour before the ser vice. Waters funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Stacy q. Altman Hannah Jan. Ser vices for Stacy q. Altman 75 year old Farmer of Effingham were held at the Union Baptist Church in Hannah today at 3 p. The Rev. B. Gunter. Pastor of the Evergreen Baptist Church officiated. Burial was in the Church Ceme Tery. Or. Ahman died at a. M saturday in a local Hospital. He had been in declining health for a number of years and had been seriously ill for the past week. He was born March 30, in Florence county a son of the lat William David and Hester Powul Altman. Surviving arc his widow. Mrs Lela l. Hanna Altman of Effing Ham five sons. Jack Altman o Effingham Teddy g. Altman and toward Ahman both of new port news va., Wilbur Alt Nan of Hemingway and William Ahman of Phoenixville a. One daughter mrs. Lessie l. Calcutt of Columbia five Brothers. W. C. Alt Man m. C. Altman l. G. Altman ii. Altman All of Florence and k. C. Altman of Wilmington n. C. Two Sisters mrs. R. F. Cole Man of Florence and mrs. George i. Hughes of Charleston 24 grandchildren and two Groat 31 an children Stoudenmire funeral Home was n charge of arrangements. Albertus j. Odom Alburtus Jennings Odom 71, ormer resident of Florence for 46 years died at 8 p. Saturday at the Home of his daughter mrs. C. Dean Williams 1513 Richard son Circle Hartsville. He had been in declining health or the past several months. His life the former miss Flonnie m. High of Union died in 1930. Funeral services will be conducted at p. Monday in the Waters funeral Home by his past or the Rev. Edward l. Byrd of the first Baptist and the Rev. D. J. Weils pastor of the West Harts e Baptist Church burial will be in mount Hope cemetery. Or. Odom a native of Darling ton was born aug. 17, 1882, of the late Charles l. And Leila Rollins Odom of Darlington and Timmonsville. He came to Florence As an employee of Swift company. Later he become associated with the n. B. Baroody company with whom he worked As Salesman Aud bookkeeper for 35 years. He had retired six years ago and had made his Home in Harts Ville with his daughter. He was a member of the first Baptist Church and a life member of the Florence Lodge 1020. He was past High priest of Campbell chapter so. 31, r. A m. Past illustrious master of Cephas Council no. 13, r a m. And past eminent con Imandi of the Florence commanday w 10, k. T. He was a life member and for a number of years was Secretary recorder of these bodies he was a Mason and life Mem Ber of Hampton Lodge 204 i Shriner and member of Omar Temple of Charleston. Surviving Are four daughters mrs. C. Dean Williams of Harts vice mrs. Guy s. O Brien and mrs. Tom e. Wolfe both of Flor ence and mrs. A. B. Latta of Miami. Fla. Two sons. Jasper Odom of Hartsville and Alvin j. Odom Florence three Sisters. Mrs. J h. Humphries of Florence mrs Eloise o. Mcdonald and mrs Mae o. Hum hires both of Dar Lington one brother Sam r. Odoi of Darlington ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. Serving As pall bearers will b James Dameron s. B. Wicker an r. L. Jordan All of Hartsville w. V. Parrott g. G. Mclaughli and w. B. Tyson All of Florence britons to pay less than half for air bases by Carl 1iartman Washington Jan. 31 Britain will hear Only 40 per cent f the Cost of 19 British bases to c used by the u. S. Air Force t was disclosed today. Plans had icon made earlier for the Cost to in borne equally. Most of the bases Are for hum bombers. Fifteen of them Are for use. In testimony Jan. 8 behind the closed doors of a House an Propri ions subcommittee made Public Oday total Cost was put at 570 million dollars. The United states provide 276 million in Cash and 2 million Worth of Engineer troop Ribor. Britain is to furnish 209 Mil Ion dollars in usable facilities and 3 million dollars Worth of Cash outlay in addition to free land. Brig. Gen. Stanley t. Wray Deputy director of air Force installations said the two govern cents had reached a new agree ment on Cost sharing. He said it simply on firmed our impression that the economics of the United kingdom Vou id not Perm it the 50-50 Cost Haring to proceed completely through the whole he said that in addition the 3ritish Are contributing a 400-mile pipeline built in world War ii. Which Cost about 80 million dollars. Gen. Wray said that Only the jasons at Elvington. Stanstead Chelveston and Bruntingthorpe Are not in working condition. He added on the rest i think you could do operations now. You could not full blast but you could do operations if you were required to among the items to be added Are u. S. Central heating systems Long a matter of dispute Between Ameri cans and British. Gen. Wray explained that the British did not use a heating Plant in our sense of the word. They used very ineffective lit be Coal he said. We found our respiratory rate our disease rate ran pretty High under that system of they Are used to it and we Are commented rep. Hand that is the general re plied. We Are not quite As Hardy to that system and we find the climate to be a Little cold and at another Point a u. S. Official referred to Little open flame pot bellied stoves used by the British As a fire Odd events now commonplace As animals people provide hews by Charles Mercer new Yolk Jan. 31 coast to coast the Odd event was As prevalent As the common cold last week. For example a fellow who said he turned in a false fire alarm in Sacramento calif., because he wanted to talk to somebody was injured against loneliness by six months in jail. The Oklahoma City Myca announced its new aquatic commit tee would include Lee fish and Al Hale. In Atlantic City a convention con or. John f. Wilson Darlington. Jan. John Flavel Wilson died today Lakeland fla., where he had re sided for Many years. He was a son of the late John f. Wilson and Fannie Murray Wil son of Darlington. He frequently returned to this Community to visit a brother and sister. Surviving Are his widow the former miss Martha Cason one daughter. Mrs. Frances Murray Wilson Rea and three grandchildren allot Pittsburgh a. One brother e. A. Wilson and a Sis Ter. Miss Claudia Wilson both of Darlington. 10 years ago today marines battled for bloody Kwajalein editor s note ten years ago to Day u. S. Marines stormed ashore on mile Square Roi Island in the Kwajalein atoll. It was a fierce engagement fought against Japan Ese troops holed up in thick walled Concrete bunkers but today Only a few remnants remind the visitor of the Battle. William Waugh a s chief of Bureau in Honolulu visited hoi for this anniversary Story on the changes 10 years have brought to one of the Pacific s world War ii battlegrounds. I by William Watt go Roi Kwajalein atoll Jan. 31 we years ago tomorrow feb. I. 1944. Elements of the u. S. 4th marines stormed ashore on this mile Square Island. In two Days of close in brutal fighting they Over ran japanese defenders. Today the Island is occupied Only by the creeping Jungle and a single native family. In contrast to the thriving bustling Kwajalein Island air base at the Southern end of the atoll. Roi is a ghost base gradually Crumbl ing to the elements. The Navy recently rehabilitated the hoi Airfield for emergency use but no one is stationed there. I hitched a ride to Roi in a plane piloted by it. Jim Preston Crowell. Aide to rear adm. R. S. Clark commander of Kwajalein atoll. On the 30 minute flight from Kwajalein to Roi he flew along the Eastern Side of the atoll. We could see the rusted remains of abandoned War equipment on the tiny Island below. Vines take Over off one Island was the broken Marine. On several islands Jap anese built reinforced Concrete buildings were disappearing from sight under creeping vines. As Crowell taxes the plane tip to the old abandoned control Tower on the South Side of the Roi run Way a group of marshallese men women and children ran out to meet there were eight of them members of one family. Their Home built of abandoned lumber was just off what prob ably was the Parkway for planes when this was n teeming military base. Brush was growing 10 to 15 feet High along the Beach where the marines first stabbed ashore. Here and there were the ruins of living 1 quarters. One piece of broken equipment near the Bench was the faint mar King dental a cutting Inland we stumbled into that apparently was once a recreation area. There were the steel posts of a volleyball court and a ment base for a Tennis court. Those who sweated out time on of in the Post invasion period will remember a familiar he Beer Hall. The Gas Generator s still there rusting away. The building where the tables were has collapsed but still readable is the Ned put empties in close by we found what was left of a Shower House wooden boards Over Concrete. The Wash stand is Here but the building is not. Mess Hali a mess the mess Hall is still standing but parts of the building have started to Sag. The ovens Are piles of rust. There is a japanese Concrete Blockhouse just Back of the mess the door is jammed but look ing through the gun ports on the sea Side it looks in fair shape on the Side. Another Concrete Blockhouse about 20 feet High can be seen from the mess Hall. We fought our Way through the Brush to two Jap anese gun emplacements. One was an antiaircraft with the muzzles pointed into the sky. The other was an eight Inch Shore gun. It was difficult going through the tangle of vines and Brush. Toward the Airstrip and close by the guns were Large quonset Sheds apparently used As the Navy Supply Center. Some remains of a barbed wire Fence still stood. Air plane wings abandoned parts and vehicles rotted on the ground. Many of the a onsets were col lapsing. Some already had Crum bled. Back on the Beach we passed within six feet of a wild pig. The foliage was not so heavy at this Point and we Cut through to the Airstrip. The marshallese were working on a new building. They use old plane fuel tanks to store water a scarce item Here. Abandoned gear was piled around the crumbling buildings and strangely out of keeping in this mid Pacific child s red fire engine Lay on its Side. One of the marshallese spoke a Little English. He was 16 and Hac lived All his life on Roi. Asked what his name was he replied it was a name Given him a Small boy when american fight ing men swarmed Over the Island Jack said his marshallese name was Jerik. There Are 15 in Jack s the Only one on Roi. On connecting Namur there Are two or thre families but Jack said they Seldom visit this Island at the Northern end of the world s largest atoll. The natives produce copra Anc fish. They appeared healthy am Well Sharp contrast to Thi slowly deteriorating once might air base that world War ii left in its Wake. Gas 5 for si.44 free gifts super a South Irry Street Cannon Rath towels lollypops Candy bars Ference on fishery products was switched from the stratosphere room on the eighth floor of a hotel to the submarine room on the ground floor. A Detroit woman accused of double parking had her sentence suspended because a policeman s horse sneezed in her face. On the same Day in Detroit an other horse skidded into n truck. Damage to truck damage to horse none. The cops in Clark Shiue. Tex., offered a free cup of Coffee to we make real estate Loans tar few installation of hot water Tytrom and bathroom or us pm Yout National finance corp. North Tarpon Sirtut do 71sj Young Philadelphia children suffering from heart conditions listen to nurse Marybelle Crusan explain features of huge scale Model heart claimed to be largest Ever to go on display. The Model through which visitors can walk is 28 feet Long and Wlk feet High. Once inside a visitor can follow course of de oxygenated blood through heart and lungs. Model is on display at Franklin Institute Philadelphia. A photo Senate to ride to Rescue of broke acc this week Washington. Jan. 31 Senate takes time off from its Vordy hassle Over the Bricker amendment Long enough this week o come to the financial Rescue of the commodity credit corporation. With the House still marking Ime Senate consideration of the acc Bill is the Only legislative a Ion of any importance slated for he week ahead on either Side of he Capitol. The House in recess monday has Only routine matters before it the rest of the week. The acc Bill already passed by the House makes up 741 million dollars of operating losses incurred 3y the Agency thus far this fiscal Vear. Which began last july chiefly from its farm Price support operations. The next piece of major farm legislation to come to a vote is Likely to be a Bill to bolster cd s exhausted borrowing authority by an additional Ali billion dollars so t can keep the Price support pro Gram going. The president s economic report comes in for close scrutiny this week from the Senate House com Mittee on the economic report with budget director Joseph m. Dodge the first witness tomorrow. After Dodge in sessions scheduled through Friday the committee plans to hear from Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey Federal Reserve Board chairman William Martin jr., Secretary of Agricula vent Lite custom venetian blinds aluminium awnings Bamboo match stick drapes and toll ups sales service laundering special on cleaning dial 7024 Utsey s 5 Points Florence ure Benson and experts on Abor Force situation. The any out of town traffic violator a heavy Detroit Coffee Drinker objecting to Llin rising Price switched to Tea and started Phon ing the listings in the City Telephone directory beseeching them to do likewise. The annual Snow Ball at Glen Burnie md., High school was called off because of five inches of Snow. A National television movie Crew sent to Stillwater okla., to Docu ment the town s impressive traffic safety record set up cameras just in time to record a collision Between a truck and Auto. The mayor of Dearborn mich., ordered All City administrators to sit alone in their offices for 30 minutes every Day and just think. No phone Calls no visitors. Just think. Television sets were installed in the cells of the county jail in Seattle. Inmates could Purchase one half hour of entertainment for two bits. On the outskirts of Nashville a Rabbit leaped in front of a moving car and Sank its Teeth in the Radia Tor tubing. Both Rabbit and tubing were ruined. Weather facts Florence and pee Dee data from the United states weather Bureau in Florence for the 24-hour period ending last night. Temperature highest 58, year ago 70 lowest 35, year ago 40 mean 47. Year non 515 a. 38, p. 44 rain none year ago none Sunrise today Sunset Myrtle Beach tides High a. M., p. Low a. A p. Washingtonian. 31 weather Bureau report of a intr Arturo Ami fur the 21 hours ending 8 p.m., in the Prin Cipal cd tits grow ing Ait As and elsewhere station ii. T. Or. 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