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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 18, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaThe weather fair and rather cold today end tonight. Tomorrow partly Cloudy and slightly warmer. High 52, Low 28. Details Page 10 w published in the heart of the pee Dee farm area in the Palmetto state Reader s tip today is the Day that Grant Bennett country club Golf pro vis its City Council to seek a Lead for pea. Story on Page 6. Vol. 305 Florence s. C., monday morning january 18, 1954 Yam Queen of South Carolina miss Lucia Whetsell of Orangeburg county is crowned by Robert Smith presi Dent of the Southern division of a and p. Miss Whetsell was picked last night at a banquet honouring winners of the state wide 4-h Yam production and marketing contest. Morning news photo Bowman girl wins Queen Crown a county beamy was crowned South Caro Yam Queen Here last at u Victory banquet Honor ii winners in the 4-h Sweet Pota to and marketing con in. Is miss Lucia whet of or. And mrs. Whetsell of Row Man. She by Robert Smith Ofa Sonville president of the in division of the creat at lactic and Pacific Tea co. A and p sponsors the 4-h Yam growing and marketing contest Aln ii with clams of Extension ser vice. I held in the hotel Florence feted the winning Dar Liyim Lam county team and the five individual winners representing counties. This Marks the third cons ecu year that Darlington county hns won the lop team award a t Ali i to Washington Philadelphia Arifi new York. T. 1 District Extension agent of Florence. Congratulated the county winners and the great cooperative of tint required of the winners their parents and Oxten workers. Pointing out the contest was one said they would Farrar pointed out that South Carolina is Well suited to Sweet potato production and that farm ers in growing yams should concentrate in the future on the marketing phase. There s a difference Between producing Sweet potatoes and growing them for he said. He added that an important part of the Sweet potato Industry is to put them up so the Public will buy presiding Over the Banquo was j. T. Borers. District 4-h agent of Florence. William l wad doll of Jacksonville Fla. Pub lie relations a and p Tea co. Made the Welcome address along with or. Smith presi. Dent of a and p Southern division response was Given by j. L. Brown assistant county agent for Dillon county Kenneth James Secretary of the Darlington chamber of com Merce presented checks of s9 to each of the Darlington county winners in behalf of the chamber and also presented fertilizer certificates from the Southern Cotton Oil co. And from Acme fertilizer company. The winning some of them team members accompanied by lied a phases others boarded an Atlantic coast line Streamliner at p. Their schedule Calls for them to visit Washington Philadelphia and new York. Members of the Darlington county team arc Clayton Flowers Rob Ert Wallace Curtis Atkinson. Mil lard Munn. Willard Munn and Scot tie Jeffords. Other winners representing run Ner up counties Are Francis Bry ant Dillon Don Morris Florence Ray Strickland lorry Jimmy Pradham Lee and Alton what sell Orangeburg. In addition to the winning Queen other competitors were Dorothy Teddor second place Darlington county Margaret Langston Flor ence comity Etha Mae Mccaskill Lei county Mabel hat hell Dillon county. Sweet potato production and Katimi declared tin i a Grem contest ill Citaku the fact that the a yield of Sweet potatoes in South Carolina during the past five years was Bushel an acre. The even inc yield of 4-h Yam was 2-17 Bushel an acre he said. If that in t n record of achieve he snid "1 Don t know it it rear. Newly named Dean of it Clemson Ciliege. Made the principal address stress ii the t.1 of the crop to Lii i i Tianci Viliy and As a of to . If or took the Swei l in lilo Iri Hii he creeping socialism1 idea Sage by Ike today Washington. Jan. Pm . Ii Eisenhower s health to Congress tomorrow is expo card to recommend creation of a system of Federal re insurance 1 of private health insurance plans and expansion of govern Irton research on cancer heart Dinul Nusier ills. Zambone s meditations by Alley m de 1-oi.ks 56t5 two a in de Ralu Art div has to so mock to Tim in de. Pua66 the president also May Call for increased government financial Aid in the vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons. Council meets today City Council will meet in Reg ular monthly session at p. Utlay in the Mavor s office at cite Hall. Daily 5c sunday Loc weekly 35c big 3, Russia smooth of formula for Berlin talk Colf Burns Bright Congress to give close look at Ike s idea to share atom Washington Jan. 17 we sen. Knowland a Calif predicted to Day that Congress will closely scrutinize president Eisenhower s proposal to share More info weapons mation about nuclear with Allied nations. The Senate Republican Leader old a reporter he would decide his in position after learning the specific changes the adm Nistra Ion wants in the present atomic Law. Several other members of the innate House atomic Energy committee said they do not of Ose the idea of sharing atomic Pforr nation but they want to know he details before committing themselves. The president in his state of he Union message urged con Gress to ease the present rigid re frictions on giving atomic info nation to foreign Powers. Our he. Said will be stronger if under appropriate Security safeguards we share with our allies certain knowledge of Hie tactical use of our nuclear Wear rep. W. Sterling Cole chairman of the atomic Energy committee said he has prodded the administration for quicker action on specific legislation to carry out the president s idea. Cole said he had told administration officials that unless they Send a Bill to Congress next week he will introduce one of his own in order to get committee hearings underway As quickly As possible. They be been talking about this for More than a year Cole said. But All they be done is competent sources say the keep them posted proposal lies at the heart of Eisenhower s new strategy of building up nuclear striking Power so that ground forces can be reduced. They say european military leaders must be told More about the use and performance of nuclear weapons before the administration can convince them of its Contention that a cutback in Amer ican ground forces does not mean reduced striking Power. Congress tightened the Law to prevent any interchange of Basic atomic information with foreign Powers after spy rings in Canada and great Britain were exposed several years ago. Rep. Kilday a Mem Ber of the committee predicted Congress will have trouble writing legislation that would permit wider Exchange of nuclear information without opening loopholes for fur ther espionage. He said in an interview he was surprised by the laxity of British Security regulations which permitted the operations of atom spy or. Klaus Fuchs and expressed doubt that British Security has been tightened since then. Fuchs was convicted March 1, 1950 of transmitting atomic secrets to rus Sia and sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. Kremlin begins probe and purge of rebel1 Republic of Georgia London. Jan. 17 we the Kremlin widened its purge in the troublesome Republic of Georgia Oday and pointedly warned that similar Fate might lie ahead for he nationalist minded Ukraine. Latest to come under the a Georgia was Vilian Doz Elava first Deputy Premier of the Black sea birth site of Joseph Stalin and Lav Runty p. Beria the police Czar who was executed As a traitor. A broadcast from the georgian capital of Tbilisi tiflis merely said Zod Elava had been relieved of his duties and that I. Kuch Ava has been Given his Job. But t appeared to be the latest Chaper in the purge that began in Georgia after Stalin s death and Vas stepped up with Beria s Down at the same time the Uraine s new Premier Nikifor Halchenko warned against attempts by Bourgeois nationalists to break Down and destroy the inalienable right of the ukrainian and russian Kal Chunko s appointment As pre Mier was announced Only yester Day along with two other major changes in the government of the of the so Viet Union. His statement carried by the government newspaper Izvestia and Moscow radio combined a plea for Unity with an implied warning for those who do not comply. The great achievements of Friendship Between the great peo ple of Russia and the Ukraine brilliantly and convincingly unmask the anti National nature of Bourgeois nationalistic distortions in the Ukraine s historic unification with Halchenko wrote. They Bear witness to the futility of attempts by Bourgeois nationalists to break Down and de stroy the inalienable Union of the ukrainian and russian people and All other Peoples of the Sovie the an uneasy spot for the Kremlin rulers a overrun by the germans in Worl War ii and thousands reported a went Over to the German Side. The latest changes in Georgia and the heels of Ukraine reports came on the that Premier reds claim win As third of gab to be in East Berlin Jan. 17 a the Western big three and Russia agreed tonight after 10 Days of wrangling on formula for holding a four Power conference on German Unity and an austrian Independence treaty. The agreement reached after int arguments that hid to he re or Rod to the respective capitals rur adjudication guaranteed open no of the Parley in Berlin on Jan. Identical communiques issued by each of the four Powers after Nore than 50 hours of Delibera ions disclosed that both the East and West made concessions. The russians had demanded that half the meetings be held in their sector of the quartered City. The Western Powers had wanted three fourths of the talks to be held in he former Allied control authority in the american sector. The americans French and Hrit so regard this As the Only truly Leutral ground in Berlin. As final y settled the russians get a third of the meetings in their sector Dur ing the first three weeks. Let the russians have a tiny Triumph if that is what they regard it to one Allied spokesman said. Believe that the main Point is to get around the table on Germany and Austria and Sec if some International agreement can be the agreement provides that the first week s talks will be held in the Aca building the second week at the . High commissioner s residence on Unter Den Linden in East Berlin and the third week Back at Aca. Thereafter the Prog Ress of the talks will determine the meeting site. Georgi Malenkos had made a per Sonal tour of tile republics to Sec How things were going. There was no hint whether his visit had any connections with the shakeup. Which were handled in routine fashion without fanfare by the so Viet radio and press. Trial polio vaccine said set for half million test shots new York Jan. Second Grade school Chil possibly As Many As a the Onset of the polio epidemic season later this National foundation for infantile analysis said today it Hopes to ?.ve enough trial polio vaccine or at least 500.000 second Grade school children before the Start of no polio season. Basil o Connor the Fot Dation resident made the announce Lent As he disclosed agreement Vith five manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and biological for the Ion profit production of the vac Ine. O Connor said firms agreeing to be manufacture Are Cutter lab Rato Rief. Berkeley. Eli and co., Indianapolis Parke Xiv is co., Detroit Pitman Loore co. A division of Allied laboratories inc., Indianapolis and Wyeth laboratories a Divi Ion of american Home products orp., Philadelphia. 1-ie said they had worked out Rah lems of transferring product on processes from the Laboratory d a commercial scale. The vaccine is that developed y or. Jonas e. Salk of the uru Hersity of Pittsburgh who is con inning tests on it in Advance of Atio vide trials starting in a Cru by. O Connor said the foundation oped sufficient vaccine can now e produced to inoculate at least Chicago Hung in hotel Jam Chicago Jan. 17 we one of the worst hotel jams in recent years struck Chicago today and hundreds of persons were seeking shelter from Zero weather in suburban lodging houses. Clerks at the Morrison Palmer House Conrad Hilton and other hotels said thousands of guests and would be guests arrived today for three big conventions opening tomorrow. They added that com plications set in when hundreds of guests already in the hotels re fused to Check out As they agreed earlier in the week. Early sunday evening lobbies wore jammed and harried clerks sent some visitors As far away As Milwaukee and South Bend ind., for accommodations. The clerks said they believed the main reason the guests refused to give up their rooms was the Zero temperature. Today final Day to Register in Drivers safety contest if you Thlik Joii and want 11 Hertik e to prove it Yon one last Chance loony to Register for tile i More Nee Drivers Sii Fety con test. The deadline is set for Midnight. Harry Stewart safely director said last night and tomorrow the registration Blanks will be collected and filed. Six months from now four Lucky persons will take trips As winners of the contest. First prize is a week with All expenses paid to Miami and san Juan puerto Lii co via Eastern air the other prize is an expense Piid vacation in Iho Smoky mountains via Queen City tra Llanys. Tho contest works Elko this All City motor companies and fill in. Do lubrication work Are locked registration Blanks and yellow Slicker that pro claim "1 think i a Florence motorists have to do is drive up and Register. By sign ing it Blank the Driver thinks he can drive safely with no accidents or Rule violations for six months. Eligible Are All persons in the City holding Driver licenses and those out of towners who drive into Tho City at least six Days a week. All members of a family who drive should Register Stewart said and All cars should display the i think i can Banner. Not Only will the Slicker serve to remind Iho Driver of that car to drive safely Stewart said but it will also remind other Drivers of their duties in motor sus. Sponsors for the contest Are the insurance companies and out in Nice companies of Florence. Stewart commenting on the first , said hat Eastern would take the Winner and his guest to Miami for a Day then to puerto him for Hrco Days Back to Miami for another full Day and then n Day there in which preparations would be made for the High Home. The contest closes Iune 18. Stew Art added so beginning tomorrow Drivers arc on if in own. Should Cru Lollon their card comes out of the eligible list. It is important to Point out he added that no polio vaccine will be available for the general Public in 1954. It will be 1955 before it can be Demon rated whether or not the sub stance is he said the entire Supply of trial vaccine is expected to be Avail Able in time for injection by june ships seek Airliner London. Jan. 17 admiralty said today four warships will try to raise the Comet jetliner which plunged into the Mediterranean last sunday with a loss of 35 lives. Auto layoffs just noise claims Ford Philadelphia Jan. 17 Lei Lenry Ford ii Young president of he Ford motor co., said today sports of unemployment in de pit As a result of layoffs by the Tom while Industry Are greatly exaggerated. Unemployment in Detroit does t amount to a Hill of Ord said at a press conference. Sure there have been some Lay offs but they Are Only Ford said his company could Cut production drastically to our Way of without being forced o Lay off a single person merely by eliminating overtime. His company Ford said current is turning out passenger ears a Day with this role of production scheduled for the first five months of Liis year. To turn out his volume he said the company s operating at w2 hours a Day six Day a week and some plants even Are working seven Days a Minneapolis Jan. 17 not fit for a dog was the weather hero when the thermometer Sank to 25 degrees be Low Zero. And this Pooch named Jill had a hard time trying to keep her ears up inside the ear muffs to keep out the cold. Wire Holo Moon to play Coy and Blush Toni he the Only total eclipse of the Moon for Thi next three years should be visible in Florence and throughout the pee Dee tonight. The Wrather Outlook is Clear skies. The eclipse will begin at p n. And end at a. Tuesday Only a half hour however will he Moon be in total eclipse Tom to p. During this period of total eclipse he Moon will not Black out but its will turn from Silver to a Copper. The in which the Earth Noves Between the Sun and the noon and casts its Shadow Over lie Moon jul begin when the noon at p. Enters the Al nost invisible outer Shadow of the at that time a faint shading vill begin to appear along the Low left portion of the Moon s Peri Neter. At p. The Moon will be in to move into the direct Shadow if the Earth. An hour and 27 min utes later the total eclipse starts. Although All of the Moon will be within the Earth s Shadow at i. M., it should remain visible. Re action of sunlight by the Atmos phere of the Earth causes the sur Ace of the Moon to take on a deep Opp like tone during an eclipse t Ireve Ling being totally ob-1 cured by the Earth s Shadow. The Moon takes on a co perish color because the Earth s tiros phere absorbs the Green and la e. Rays from the Sun s rays but a Lovi the red to pass through. The i is the reason the Sun appears red at Sunset. Camera enthusiasts tonight ran take pictures of the eclipse with any Type of camera and with either Black and White or color film. Col or film however should be of the Daylight Type. With the camera mounted on a tripod or other support for Stead iness the Range should be set for Infinity. At the Start of the eclipse p. A cameras with Black and White film should be set for a Lens Speed of 1-50 of a second. The Aper Ture should be set at f. 11. For color film 1-10 of a second and an aperture opening of f. 7.5 should be used. As the eclipse continues the exposure and Lens opening should be increased until j4 second and f. 28 for Blok and White film and f. 1.4 for color. As the darkened area of the Moon decreases Trie Speed and aperture opening of the Cam Era should be decreased gradually. A Telescope is not needed to get maximum effect of the lunar Dis play tonight. The naked Eye or i. Noc ulars proves More satisfactory according to astronomers. London Jan. 17 radioactive materials in containers under the water at Center lie Between two atomic piles at Britain s wind Scalo Plant one of three of comic Power fac Torios in Northwestern England. The picture was released by Iho British after a lift of Security by Tho ministry of Supply. A i Roppolo car plunges into Sand Pithy a staff writer . Inn. 17 two men were drowned near Here to night when they were trapped in Side in automobile that plunged across Highway 51 and inn a water fined Sand pit. A third Man j. B. Marsh about 32, escaped from Tho submerged Auto by breaking out a window. Marsh is a Johnsonville Farmer. Marsh s brother Clarence and David Weaver both carpenters were drowned. The two were John Sonville residents but worked for a Myrtle Beach firm. Weaver was said to have been driving by workmen who helped pull the ear from the Sand co. Pil. They said the oar approached Highway 51 about two Miles North of Here from a Side dirt Road crossed the paved Highway and broke through a barricade into the pit. Dike Powell a Fanner helped pull the survivor from the water As he swam toward ground. The pit is some 32 to 15 feet deep and the car was about feet under water. Bodies of the t in men Aivil the Morris funeral Home Liperr. Fire destroys Corn Dillon. Jan. 17 Kiev deed an estimated do Here today stored in air 1 Brlik warehouse. Tho Blaze broke out m., firemen said in tin the Corn. U. S. Bucks in try for hands Wae Nigton Jan. 17 a the United states probably will Start its own Border recruiting of mex ican farm workers without help from the mexican government within the next week a Palm Cal official disclosed tonight. Don , chief of the depart ment s farm placement service said he will hold a meeting tues Day in Elpaso tex., to work out with the . Officials involved details of the plan. The so called interim Phi ram o farm recruitment announced after collapse last week of efforts to renew a 12-ye.ir-Nld agreement under which Mexico recruited labourers for . Anim work. Hie broke Duwig Over Mexico s insistence on a fixed pay rate for inc workers while the United Stales wanted the agree mint to provide for paying Tho prevailing said Iho Elpaso Tori Titi bar. No particular it is merely necessary to tic Llin details ironed out san Der the new program to snid

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