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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 5, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaPage 8 the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Tuesday morning january 5, 1954 maid of Cotton contest opens today in Memphis Here s a shot of the new Branch office of the Palmetto Bank and Trust co. Of Lake City. The modern office was officially opened saturday. Deposits with the Branch on its first Day of operation were the building is of modern design inside and out. Staff members of the Palmetto Bank and Trust co. At Lake City greeted visitors to the Bank s new Branch on 137 East main St. Satur Day. Here s a shot of the hosts. On the extreme right is i p. Mcwhite president. Others in the picture left to right e. C. Rush Teller b. T. White cashier mrs. Marion Askins r. Milton Matthews s. E. Smith first assistant cashier and Mcwhite. Memphis. Jan. 4 a the Nuvil scramble for the maid of Cotton title opens n Beauty contest where the loveliest sometimes finish last. Beauty counts of course. But so Dors poise personality and family background. For the Winner will be King Cotton s Twenty pretty girls from 32 ton Bra Stales Are oni ered. Texas placed most four. Both Tennessee and North Carolina have three entries. Mississippi two and the rest one each. Finals will be wednesday Iii it. It s a sedate affair parading in swim suits no cheese cake poses for photographers. To the Winner goes a whopping wardrobe n six months tour of most big cities in the United states. Canada South America and free Europe and a convertible. She keeps any fanic Knacks and presents she May be Lucky enough to acquire alone the Way. As usual demure Brownetter Lake City Bank opens new Branch office goats join army As lawnmowers it. Jackson. . Jan. 4 w goats. Traditional Navy mascots Slayer of Trotsky says parole denied Mexico City Jan. 4 iffy Jacques Monard killer of Leon Trotsky said today he had asked for parole and been refused. Serving a 20-year sen tence for killing the aged bolshevik who turned against Stalin be Rome eligible for parole dec. 20. His statement today was the first indication he had asked for his re lease. Have joined the army Here at this infantry training Center. Six have been purchased to re place la win Nowers in the Post am munition Magazine area. The floats Are particularly effective at cutting grass atop the Magazine dirt Mounds where cutting machines have not been it. Col. Aaron c. Watson Post ordinance officer said. The in the area must be kept slipped Short to avoid n fire Hazard and the orca must be kept to grass to avoid erosion on the Magazine Mounds. Save More in 54 with insured safety 3 current rate and no worry open your savings account in person or by mail in any amount or i More. Money saved with us by january Lith i earns from january 1st. Two Liberal dividends paid each year. I Peoples Federal savings i and loan association 218 West Evans Street Florence South Carolina assets Over 8 Over six Hundred thousand 44 years of uninterrupted dividends insist on s8hitohe service. It gets out even ingrained grime stubborn spots gone 8 no cleaning doors 0 better longer lasting press he put up with old dry 11 ii no More clothes look and t i like new , soft come in or phone today Call White Swan dial curb service Day cleaning storage Maybank sees Clark Hill dam going to work Charleston Ian. 4 we the vast Clark s Hill Power project on the Savannah River is expected to be in full operation sometime in october if appropriations requested in the present by duct of the . Corps of engineers is approved. Sen. Burnt r. Maybank said Here today. On the Day of his departure for Washington to attend the opening of Congress the South Carolina senator said he would use his in fluence As minority Leader of the Senate banking and currency com Mittee in an attempt to insure approval of the appropriation. The senator said his decision to j work for the approval of the appropriation is Bast of on the Des Perate need for electrical Power in the fast growing Maybank made his announce ment following a conference with Brit. Gen. Charles g. Holly South Eastern division Engineer of at Lanta. Ga., and col. E. E. Wilhoyt Savannah District Engineer under whose jurisdiction the project Falls. Another phase of the meeting attended by a delegation of 10 Mccormick county men. A proposed state Park to be known As the Baker Creek state Park was Dis cussed with the engineers. Blocks construction to this meeting attended by Mccormick county sen. L. L Hester Gen. Holle and Wilhoyt agreed to review a decision not to con p struck a Road which the Mccormick j delegation said blocks construction of the Park. The spokesman for the Mccoy Mirk committee. County attorney j. Fred Buzhardt said the state. Wants the engineers to build a sub impoundment dam. Topped by a Highway across a Section of Baker Lake which would maintain a con Stant level and connect two state highways. Sen. Maybank said the engineers will restudy the project on or about Jan 38 in Savannah. Previously the engineers took the position that the dam and Road was not Neces sary and that the engineers could not construct projects for stale Parks. The Mccormick delegation con tended that the Road was not Only necessary for relocation but to provide Access for school busses peaking for construction of the Road were c. West Jalocks state Ink director w. J. Gooding state Highway department Bridge Engineer c. N. Pearman Highway Engineer h. C. Brown of the pubic service commission and w. W. Smith president of the Mccormick chamber of Commerce. Winthrop plans new scholarship in Honor of Cobb Rock Hill Jan. 4 Winthrop College has received funds to establish the Charles l. Cobb scholarship fund pros. Henry r. Sims announced today. To be used in assisting students to attend the South Carolina col e for women the fund of was presented by the boards of directors of the Peoples National Bank and the Peoples Trust com by of Rock Hill. Honouring the late or. Cobb for Merly head of the Bank and Trust company in Rock Hill and a Mem or of the Board of trustees of Winthrop the fund will be handled it the discretion of the who donors suited. Notification of the creation of the fund was made by John g. Barren of the Peoples National rank and of the Peoples Trust company. Or. Cobb was a member of the Wishrop College Board of trustees from his appointment Jan. 20, j938, until his mar. 14, 1953. The scholarship honouring or. C Nib will be mod to assist girls wlm live in York county and Kast n Chr scr county preferably. Bethlehem Church commission holds regular meeting Darlington. Jan. 4 the. Commission on Christian education of the Bethlehem methodist Church me1. Saturday night in combination with the worker s conference. Members of the commission on education of the Church Are a. R. Bvrd. W. G. Newman. B. W. Byrd. Raymond Howie. I d. Hawkins. M. L Byrd Leo Byrd Dukes Byrd mrs. Hey Ward Byrd. Harvey Teal John Hudson. Mrs. John Hudson mrs. Gary Byrd sr., mrs. Robert Brown. Orren Byrd airs. Milton Byrd mrs. Jack Hendrix and mrs. Raymond Howie. The Dev. Grady Newman is the pastor of the Church. Officials say growth prompted new off ice by a staff correspondent Lake City. Jan. 4 hundreds of interested citizens of the Lake City area attended the official opening o the Palmetto Bank and Trust co s new Branch office Here saturday. The new office is located at 137 East main St. The official opening Day activities were observed throughout the Day. Officials said the Bank. In appreciation of. The continued sup port by citizens of this area pro floods blizzards pounding Europe Jan. 4 and wind whipped blizzards pounded Northern Germany parts of Scandinavia England and the Low land today in Winter s worst on Slaught of the season. Germany s Baltic coast battered by winds up to 55 Miles an hour. Experienced its worst floods in 70 years. Considerable damage to shipping and Harbor installations was reported in some areas but no casualties were recorded. However four persons were re parted missing in the area of Stockholm. Sweden where heavy snowfall ending unseasonably mild weather caused traffic chaos. Scented various gifts to the visitors. Among the gifts were refrigerator storage dishes Billfold and wallets plastic memorandum j books and musical Steamboat whistles for children. J the remodelling of the Branch office was completed in a j Eirdance with the new trends in Bank architecture and Interior styling. Offing Suid to or sign. Color and lighting represent the newest developments in Comfort and convenience. Renovation of Tho building was done by Lake City builders. The desk and counter work was done by a. B. Morgan in. Of Charlotte. A Ixl ans on i Kog am i. P. Mcwhite. President said lie remarkable increase in the Bank s deposits Oach year since its. Organization in 19.15 had led to the. Expansion program. He said the now Branch of fico will enable Tho Bank to serve its patrons even More efficiently. Me while outlining the growth of the company fan id that deposits had climbed from to More ban five million dollars this past in commenting on the Bank s growth Mcwhite said the Ever progressive and far sighted policies of Tho Palmetto s 3ank s directors and officers and the unfailing support of the Citi Zens of the Community has brought this from n Bank to a Community institution. The directors of the Bank Are j. H. Carter w. Loe Flowers e. C. Floyd l. C. Lyman j. R. Mcclain i. P. Vie while and t. S. Ragsdale. The officers arc Lee flow ers chairman of the Board of directors i. P. Mcwhite president l. C. Hyman vice president b. T. White cashier s. E. Smith first assistant cashier and mrs. N. B. Spunn assistant Bashirr. The deposits with the Branch on first Day of operations totalled officials said. New Providence Church presents cantata program by a staff correspondent Darlington. Jan. 4 in a program of recitations and con tata at the new Providence Bap Tii Church the following took part i Ivy Freddie Griggs David Brabham Don Jones Patsy does and Joan Chapman. The songs in the cantata were by he choir of the Church with mrs. Melvin Johnson and miss Mary Ann ropers a soloists. Other participating on the pro cram were or. And mrs. Laurie Gainey William Mixon and John Henry Melton. Hart Goodson la Vcrne Hancock. Miss Mattic Lee Melton Edward Bradshaw Roy James. Charles Raincy. Johnnie Lee Jones. David Brad Slaw. Lorraine Jones. Tommie Jay Kelley Patsy Dees Wanda Jones. Carolyn Niney Kitty Jones and Rosalind Bradshaw. Marilyn Monroe fails to show up suspended Hollywood Jan. 4 Mari Lyn Monroe failed to show up to Day for Start of her new picture and immediately suspended by her studio. The actress was reported in san Francisco visiting boy Friend Joe Dima Gojio and his family. Her failure to show today fanned re ports that the movie Glamour Queen and former baseball great arc about 1o be married. The Young of arabian camels do not reach maturity until they a 16 or 17 years old. Drive in theatre wednesday thursday p. M. Double feature 2 big hits Charleston port builds big tank Charleston. Jan. 4 w erection of a gallon storage Lank at the North Charleston terminals of the Sute ports authority for the Dow chemical co. Will begin tomorrow an authority spokesman said today. Foundation work begun several months ago has been completed. The tank itself was fabricated by the Graver tank manufacturing co. Of Chicago 111., and was ship Ped Here by rail. The tank Nickle plated inside will be used to store caustic sodas shipped by Dow for use in South Eastern Mills and will More than double the capacity of the Dow Plant the storage facility is being built by the authority and is under lease to Dow. The first practical mechanical carpet sweepers seem to have appeared about 18g3. Monday tuesday Crosby Claude Dauphin Little boy lost Pearson of speak , inn. 4 w. A. Prarson. Principal of the Hillh school will speak it Coker to a Iii. H not dress is scheduled the . Assembly period in the school auditorium. Bright Leaf drive in theatre u. S. 76-West Tonitte Only 7 p. M Don t miss this hid up Cronl attraction dual drive in Darlington Highway monday and tuesday Bright Leaf drive in theatre . 76 . Wednesday thursday Lincoln Mon. Tues. Double feature his gun was for hire. Avion woman was Reail also hold that line bowery boys dominate the Field. There Are 12 of them. Seven blondes entered and Only one Brunette. The entrants include South Gates 19, spare Mure. N6rth Durian re Davis in High Point Ann Belh May Burli Imthun sue up Church. 20. Kaefoo a. Tjho income tax service 160-b North Irby St. State now showing Rock Hudson Barbara Hale Anthony qu1nn Richard Carlson also Loose in London with the bowery boys it you right in the Teeth i we Brad Pegg e Dexter Faylen Casily cartoon news sports features shorts 30 min. Earlier today no Gal was Ever sweeter and the Fleet was never the Navy gets in to show business and what a Shore leave shindig it is Jane Powell Gordon Mcrae jul Gene Nelson features extra added attraction football highlights of 1953 coming wednesday news events Obert Mitchum Linda Darnell last times today Carolina

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