Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Jan 22 1954, Page 17

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 22, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaFriday morning january 22, 1954 the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Page 7-b the Florence fire department will go All out in support of chief Ben Dozier in the most Beautiful Man contest today and to Morrow. Asst. Chief Ken priest shown Here and a Crew will take this Model fire truck powered with a gasoline motor to South Kuker Street where they will offer rides to Young sters. Proceeds will be credited to chief Dozier in the March of dimes contest. The truck will be on the Street from 3 . To 5 . Today and 1 . To 5 . Tomorrow. In another mod Benefit today the Snipes and Tyson service station Coit and Evans streets will turn Over half the receipts of car washings to the fund. Morning news photo sodium fluoride treatments Start for tans Bay the first through sixth Grade school children of tans Bay school will begin their visits to the topical unit of the South Carolina state Board of health today. The unit which is stationed at the Effingham health Center has just completed treatment of 384 children from Coward school with the colourless odourless sodium fluoride which according to dental authorities reduces tooth decay in children s Teeth on an average of 40 per cent. The solution is applied at inter Vals of three Days to a week until four applications have been made. The unit was brought to the Effingham area by the Effingham health Council under the chair Manship of mrs. I. J. L. Mclaughlin jr., or. And mrs. Grier Mccain and the health Council. Other schools scheduled to re Reive the applications no Bonaire Glenwood and Oak Grove. State water Laws revision asked Greenville Jan. 21 we South Carolina soil supervisors stressed revision of state water Laws and re elected All their 1953 officers to close the 13th annual convention Here today. Approximately 200 member of Hie South Carolina Assn. Of soil conservation District supervisors. Who participated in Throe Days of business instructional and social fission endorsed a Resolution Call ing for enactment of adequate conservation Laws in the slate. Generally new legislation re Quested in the Resolution would guarantee every user his fair share of water from the state s Many water courses. The supervisors representing every county in the state unanimously re elected George h. Davis of Greenwood president e. C. Turner of Clemson. Secretary George h. King of monks Corner treasurer Vornon Grant of Rock Hill and h. W. Perrow of St. Avert vice presidents. The group named j. W. Wolfe of Inman and Herman Halm of Aiken to the Board of directors. Taylors High school future banners of America chapter s soil judging team this morning demonstrated soil analysis under direction of w. P. Moore vocational agriculture teacher. Mod director joins most Beautiful and interest in the Florence most Beautiful Man contest continued to mount yesterday As Jim Brand regained the Lead from sgt. Her Bert Fields and t. Kenneth sum Merford chairman for the Spon Soring March of dimes drive decided to get into the act. Summerford frit it his duty yesterday to interview each of the candidates who Are getting votes at the Rale of one for each cent dropped into mod containers with their names. His ears still blistering he reported last night that most of the comments from each contestant regarding the other were or. Lamar of Saunders me Morial Hospital who has moved up into the fifth spot in the race old Summerford he had Little re Spect for any of the candidates out open contempt for or. Harry Taylor of Mcleod infirmary. He said that he had counted or. Tay Lor out of the running that he was too Young to be Beautiful and that or. Lee had aged slowly and properly to the Point where he Tould walk away with the Crown. He went on to grow real professional by saying that or. Taylor was suffering from the incurable the Stock whatever that of fire chief Ben thursday january 28th 8 p. Public invited Moose Lodge Marion Highway Dozier Rose like the flames of a conflagration. He moved up to the number three spot ahead of or. S. A. Greenberg even As his men planned an All out drive in his be half. They will station a Model fire truck to South Kukor Street his afternoon and tomorrow afternoon. Rides will be offered Chil Dren with proceeds going to Doz Ier s mod account. Summerford approached mrs. Dozier yesterday to ask what she thought her husband s chances in the contest were. At first she just laughed then became hysterical. Even As the fire truck was readied for today s rides members of the and joke of the year synonymously. Police chief j. A. Price onco again put in his dime s Worth with a crack about shutting up or. Greenberg and his Campaign Man Ager. Or. John Bruce of Bruce Hospital. The chief also lashed contestant Jack Tallevast saying that Tallevast was invited to enter the contest because they needed someone with experience to bring up the Tallevast was also ran last year. Contestant Roddy Brown muttered something about hating to be the Barber that had to shave the face of Tom Ector and j. T. Rice every morning. Laughed at the efforts of Brand to add to his total by Selling pictures i know Fields said who autographed of one bought one of those pictures to Day and then Tore it up. He said he did t want such trash to be circulated on the City streets of Don Gray said that Haskell m. Thomas had voted for himself five Bucks Worth. Gray took heart from the words of mrs. Thomas however. The wife of the postmaster said she was taking the contest seriously and. Therefore could not conscientiously vote for her husband. Most of the Post off ice personnel Are democrats and would t make any comment. Meanwhile James Jones local mod Champion turned in s255.04 to bring his total for the drive to s3.433.55. Total in the mod coffers it present is s4.403.35. A goal of has been set. Standings in the most Beautiful Man contest Jim Brand 18.449, Herbert Fields 12.5j2. Ben Dozier 5.413, s. A. Greenberg Roddy Brown Don Gray Tom Ector 996, Harry Taylor 939, Jack Tallevast 861, j. T. Rice 749, fire department were using the i Clifton Green oc9, Haskell m phrases most Beautiful Thomas 594. Winter s Lus Tiest blast chills most of nation by the associated Tress Winter s Lus Tiest blast of Arctic cold spend across most of the Eastern two thirds of the nation thursday. The Polar Nir drove the Mercury to a stinging -41 degrees at into National Falls minn., Matching the All time record Low Mark for the City established Jan. 29. 1951. It was even colder in Bemidji minn., which recorded a minimum of -48. The cold air extended from the Rockies eastward to the Central Atlantic states and new Kosland southwestward along the Western slopes of the alleghenies into South Ern and All of Texas. Temperatures still were Zero or below at noon thursday in six states. Headings at that hour included Bemidji -23 Minot. N.d., -20 Havre. Mont. -17 Huron. S.d., -11 . Wis., a Omaha. Neb., -1 and pcs Homes. Iva. 0. There was no Relief in sight in Western Canada the source of the a eak sox services Timmonsville. Jan. 21 funeral services for mrs. Janie fear son of Timmonsville will be held sunday at 3 . At the Bethany Baptist Church in Lamar. Burial will follow in the Baptist cemetery at Lamar. Openings for Young men openings for Young men in go in training and also open Ings with Opportunity for rapid advancement for experienced men in grocery produce and meat departments to work progressive food Chain. All of the usual company Bene such of insurance programs paid vacations etc., Are Ani Wir care personnel manager Pott Olf Ici Box 564, Columbia s. C. Icy Blask. The Mercury Sank to of overnight at Keg River in far Northern Alberta. Except the Vancouver area on the West coast Fow renters in Western Canada were warmer than -30 overnight. The surge of cold air dropped the Mercury As much As 40 to decrees below the previous Day s Levels in parts of Oklahoma and Texas. The 7ero temperatures brought such heavy use of natural Gas in Kansas that a shortage developed. Several Hundred industries and business houses were forced to shift to standby fuel. Fog that had plagued parts of the Eastern third of the nation for two Days evaporated. Mild weather prevailed in the Southeastern states with afternoon readings mostly in the 60s and 70s. Temperatures were mostly in the 40s and 50s in the Southwest and West. Deaths and funerals William s. Mills funeral services Lor William s. Mills were held at 3 . Yester Day in the Waters funeral Home. The Rev. E. E. Glenn pastor of the Central methodist Church officiated. Masonic rites were con ducted at the graveside in mount Hope cemetery by Amity Lodge 340, . Or. Mills a retired acl rail Road Engineer died at 9 . Tuesday in a Columbia Hospital. He had been in declining health for the past three years. He spent much of his time at his Myrtle Beach Home. His first wife mrs. Fannie Pinner Mills died in 1938. He was a native of Charleston born May 5, 1871, a son of the late Archiebald and Aurie Evans Mills both of Charleston. He came to Florence from Charleston 43 years ago at which time he was employed by the acl. He received his 50-year service pin with the company two years before his retirement. He was a member of methodist Church and the fender grass Bible class of the Church. He was also a member of the b. Of . And was a Mason a charter and life member of Amity Lodge 340. Or. Mills was a graduate of Memmenger High school of Char Leston. Surviving Are his widow mrs. Lillian Dunlap s. Mills of Flor ence one son b. Archie Mills of Florence one daughter mrs. E. Doughty of port Orange Fla. Seven grandchildren and eight Reat grandchildren. Mrs. Lottie s. Bass funeral services for mrs. Lottie _. Bass 64, were conducted at . Yesterday in the Waters funeral Home by the Rev. E. E. Glenn of Central methodist Church. Burial followed in mount Hope cemetery. Serving As Active pall bearers were e. W. Holman jr., h. Collingham w. E. Ridgeway d. F. Keefe w. G. Moor or or. And William Gaitley Wallace. Mrs. Bass died at . Wednesday in a Columbia Hospital after a Long period of declining health. She was a native of Georgetown born March 21, 1889, a daughter of the late Charles w. And Kate Smith Shackelford both of Horry county. She had been a resident of Florence for 30 years coining Here from Darlington in 1923 where she had lived 14 years. She was a member of Central methodist Church and the Wesley Bible class of the Church. She was also an Active member of the order of the Eastern Star As Long As her health permitted. Surviving Are her husband Jer ome e. Bass of Florence one son Jerome e. Bass or. Of Greenville three Sisters mrs. J. P. Foxworth of Florence mrs. Jack Bouknight and mrs. James Bruner both of Salisbury . And one brother a. Shackelford of new York City n. Y. W. R. Pendergrass or. William Hoper Pendergrass sr., 78, retired City police officer and a resident of 520 s. Church St., died at i . Yesterday in a local Hospital. He had been in declining health or the past two years. Funeral services will be held at 3 . Today in the Stoudenmire Chapel by the Rev. E. E. Glenn Astor of Central methodist Church mid the Rev. W. S. Poynor retired episcopal Rector. Burial will be n mount Hope cemetery. Pallbearers will be h. A. Wrogg Hubert Scott h. B. Flow ers w. B. Tyson jr., Duncan Tyson and Pete Miller. Or. Pendergrass was born aug. 31, 1875, it Kingstree a son of the ate or. Samuel f. And Alice mar on Lesesene Pendergrass. He came to Florence As a Young Man ind was employed by his brother 5. J. Pendergrass in the grocery Nis iness. He later bought this bus Ness and operated it for a number of years. Later to joined the Flor ence police department and served wit i the department for a period of 20 years retiring in 1949. Or. Pendergrass was a member of the Central methodist Church he Julian Pendergrass Bible class of the Church and was a former Steward of the Church. Surviving Are one daughter mrs. W. T. Olive Atkinson or. Of Flor ence one son w. R. Pendergrass or. Of Burlington . One brother e. J. Pendergrass of Flor ence one sister mrs. W. A. Dun can of Richmond one grand son Vincent Higgins who made is Home with his Grandfather Iid three other grandchildren. Stoudenmire funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Weather facts Florence and pee Dee data from the United states weather Bureau in Florence for the 24-hour period ending last night. Temperature year year year .-64 year Sunrise Myrtle Beach tide . . Washington Jan. 21 rep in of temperature and r the 24 hours ending r p. M., in the principal Cotton growing areas and else station ii. T. Or. Station ii. I. Or. Alpina 10 4 l Angeles Asheville Louisville 34 32 of Atlanta 65 or Memphis 34 32 -ft5 All City 58 4n .05 Meridian 4s .93 Hir him is go .74 Miami 77 73 Boston 53 37 .01 Minn sep 7 22 Burtalo in 14 .34 Mobile 72 64 .21 Charlotte m 58 1.05 month my 78 65 .01 cd Cooea 64 55 .05 Montreal 30 13 -3fi Chicano 25 13 .08 n Orleans 78 65 Cincinnati 57 new York 54

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