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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 26, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaTuesday morning january 26, 1954 the Florence morning news Florence 8. Page i Mullins maps plans for Carolina entry the Rev. Warren Carr minister of the Durham n. C., Watts Street Baptist Church is leading Coker College Relig ious emphasis services this religious emphasis week is sponsored at misses Slon each year on the Harts Ville College Campus by the student Christian Council. Or. Carr will conduct daily morn ing Assembly and evening Dis Cussion services. Darlington woman injured in wreck Darlington Jan. 25 mrs. L. F. Yates or. Of Darlington and Mullins is a patient in a Mullins Hospital recuperating from injuries received in an automobile Accident on Highway 7g Between Mullins and Marion. She received a double fracture of the jaw Bone. Mrs. Yates is a member of the Marion school faculty but resides in Mullins. She is the former Peggy Elliott of i Arlington. A daughter of the Rev. And mrs. Galen Elliott. By a staff correspondent Mullins. Jan. 25 Dennis Cox chairman of the Mullins entry for the 1954 finer Carolina contest met with his steering committee week to plan pros cos for this year s Community improvement work. The meeting was held at the iome of mrs. E. Smith Buchan. In addition to Cox members of the steering committee Are John w. Harris. Mrs. E. Smith Buchan mrs. R. E. Lipscomb. Mrs. B. B. Sanderson Troy Rutland and Gault Beeson. Five specific Punj Nils were map Peri out. The first project is Sanita Tion improvement. John w. Harris will be chairman of this project. Organizations that will be asked to sponsor this work Are the mul Lins women s club civitan club and Lions club. The second project is that of beautification and hospitality with mrs. E. Smith Buchan As super visor. Tie following clubs will be asked to sponsor this project the Garden club Council and the four Garden clubs of the City the mul Lins choral club the american legion auxiliary and the cotillion club. Project no. 3 will concern religious emphasis and Public welfare. Organizations sponsoring this project will be the auxiliaries of the Mullins churches the ministerial association and the american legion auxiliary. The fourth project will be Muni Cipal facilities. Mrs. B. B. Ander son and Troy Rutland will be supervisors. Organizations scheduled to Back this project will be the american legion the Jaycees daughters of the american Revo Lution. United daughters of the confederacy. Daughters of Ameri Ca and the Eastern Star. The fifth project will be inter racial activities with Gault Beeson As supervisor. To develop this project will be the Mullins a to and the american legion auxiliary. Cons riot Over to Gatesville. N. C., Jan. 25 we 50 prisoners rioted at the Gatesville prison Camp last night because a television set was turned off at the 9 . Curfew. Special every tues. And thurs. Fried Chicken country style Steak and other meats on lunch at the same Price 60 b and a cafe on the Square your Home say Hows the inside faring is it in need some repairing j. _ -1 i i soother Darlington Highway Florence 5.c Ifo serve As Wey would be served pay us a visit and learn the facts despite rumours to the contrary our Superior service is not High priced. It costs no More to Call us. Often less than is charged elsewhere. Get protective funeral facts by paying us a visit. Stoudenmire funeral Home map Ulahos a Kvick phone 5351 Florence Marion county voice of democracy winners above were introduced at the ladies night banquet of the Marion Junior chamber of Commerce last week. The contest is sponsored in Marion county by the Jaycees. Warren Derrick or. Of Marion High won first place and miss Helen Smith of Rains High school won second place. Derrick delivered his prize winning speech at the banquet. News photo Morton new head of Darlington Bank by a staff correspondent Darlington Jan. 25 d. W Horton was elected president of the Darlington county Bank and Trust co. At the annual Stockhold ers meetings Here last week. He is a Veteran of 30 years in the banking business and has served As cashier of the Bank since t opened on july 15, 1946. A native of Kershaw he has been re Kingstree plans entering contest by a staff correspondent King thee Jan. 25 Sydney Dubin local merchant has been elected general chairman for King spree s finer Carolina contest end a this year. His election came at a meeting of town officials and civic leaders. The group voted unanimously for the City to participate in the Community improvement contest. Otis Williamson manager of Carolina Power and Light co. Here listed rules for uie contest. He said although his company sponsors the contest the work Anc program is carried out through the people of each town. He called on others attending the meeting to speak for the organizations they represented. Mrs. Leroy s. Epps and mrs. W. B. Bower were called on for the co operation of the Garden clubs. James Welsh told of plans discussed by the boosters club for athletics and recreation. Leonard d. Reynold told of the need for a permanent meeting place for the scouts. James h. Felkel backed plans for recreational facilities. Others offering plans or co opera Tion were l. B. Cannon for the Lions club Cecil Robinson for the town Council Jack Arrowsmith for town employees w. J. Britton for the police Force j. D. O Bry an. V. G. Arnett r. W. Pridgen l. L. Lesesne and others. Siding in Darlington since 1917. R. H. Blackmail the first vice president has been acting As pres Donl of the Bank since the recent deals of the former president Samuel want. Thomas p. Rhodes succeeds her on As the cashier and s. Maurice Webb has been named As the assistant cashier. Rhodes has been associated with he Bank since its opening and Webb has been with the ins Titu Ion for the past three and one half years. The Board of directors of the Jank were re elected for another tenure. They include e. M. Of Crown r. H. Blackman or. P. A. Bethea. W. Candy j. H. Uyles a. H. Mims. J. P. Mozingo ii Thomas j. Rabb. T. L. Ross or. B. G. Pitts j. Stone. W. Timmons and j. F. Young. Claude Vaughan Darlington in Urance executive was named As a new member of the Board of directors. Horton is also a member of the Board. The newly elected president re viewing the Bank s operations Dur no the past year reported tha he earnings snowed a marked in crease Over last year. A Large majority of 159 Slock holders were present at the meet ing. Presiding was e. M. Me cown the second vice president j. H. Lyles Secretary read the minutes of the last meeting. Road projects listed for area bids on Road construction projects in the counties of Darlington Williamsburg Clarendon and sum Ter were among Low bids announced last week by the slate High Way department. The 25 projects in 21 counties include three Bridges a Railroad overpass a Culvert and grading and paving approximately 135 Miles of roads. The pee Dee area projects by counties with Low bidders and their bids Darington Chesterfield con Crete Bridge and approaches at Cedar Creek near society Hill on . 52 Spotts and co., Newberry s53.5gg. Clarendon Sumter grading inc paving 6.2 Miles of secondary Road Carolina contracting co., inc., co Lumbia s55.c03. Darlington grading and paving 12.4 Miles of secondary roads Kraft and n Ewell. Florence. S108. 000 Willian Isburg. Grading Rind inv ing 5.g Miles of a secondary Road Sharpe construction co., inc. Tur Bevills. S58.270. Sumter. Grading and paving 11.7 Miles of secondary roads streets in Sumter Fox construe Tion co., inc., Lexington. So classes resume at Coker College Hartsville Jan. 25 class work got under Way at Coker College today for the second and last semester of the 1053-5-1 ses Sion. The first some scr ended sat Rudny following a week of final term . On. Girl Betty a Cave of dil Lon and Hartsville completed her undergraduate work at mid Chr. A in Husi Noss Crim Minn she will receive her . Degree at regular commencement exer Cise May 31. Channel chatter Lee county mops 54 fair plans Bishopville Jan. 25 the 954 Lee county fair will be held Early in october officials announced this week. The announcement was made by members of the Robert e. See american legion Post who elected directors for this year s fair. Directors named Are m. M. Evy Loyce Davis r. Mccutchen sr., Mitchell Fata Henry Moore jr., m. G. Mcdowell m. West Melvin Reames w. L. King Henry g. Martin my Willis Woodham. They were scheduled to name a director this week. W. L. King fair Secretary gave a financial statement which showed the fair made a profit in 1953 although lower than in pre Vious years. F. Chitty or. Hartsville chairman Hartsville planning to enter Competition by a staff correspondent Hartsville Jan. 25 f. Hitty jr., was elected general chairman of Hartsville s finer Arolina program for 1954 at a ice Ting Here recently. Thirty five civic and business carers were present at the dinner netting staged by Carolina Power and Light co. To launch the con est for the coming year. F. Huff chairman of the pro last year paid tribute to Carolina Power and Light co. For to Public spirited interest in the communities it serves. Us plan for the betterment f our Community under this Fine i Ograin offered us he said. Referring to the fact that Harls was the Winner of first prize n the two Carolinas in 1952, Man Ger j. E. Kaufman said that there s no reason Hartsville cannot be a repeat Winner in 1954. The company is putting s6. 50 in Cash on the line As prizes or civic improvements in 1954. The purpose of this meeting is o find out from a representative group of citizens whether the peo ple of Hartsville want to enter the said or. Kaufman. W. J. Ellison said that Hartsville had everything to gain and Noth ing to lose by entering the con test. He moved the town enter and the motioned was seconded and passed. John h. Martin then moved thai a steering committee of six be nominated and elected. The motion carried. The following were nominated to the steering committee and elected by acclamation f. Chilly jr., w. J. Ellison or. Velma Matthews w. M. Tim Ber Lake. R. B. White and Wiggins. The steering committee met immediately following the dinner and elected Chilly As general Man. A motion by the Rev. James Little that selection of a Public ill chairman be left to the steering committee was seconded and passed. Bishopville sets contest Entrance Bishopville Jan. 25 mrs. Rogers or. Has been selected 3 head the steering committee or the 1954 finer Carolina contest try Here. Her election came at a meeting us week at which various leading it Zens voted unanimously Loen or Bishopville in the Community improvement contest sponsored by Arolina Power and Light co. In addition to mrs. Rogers other members of the steering committee re mayor g. H. Mcelveen How re Ginsberg the Rev. Ralph Shu Naker William g. Deschamps and mrs. V. S. Goodyear. Mrs. Julian Parrott was elected Secre Ary and Robert s. Latimer or. Editor of the Lee county Messen. Or was elected publicity chair the committee is scheduled to old a second meeting monday ight at which time members will tier possible projects for the City o work on during the coming year. The committee will also prepare he entry Blank for submitting to Carolina Power and Light co. This week s meeting held at the hotel Lee featured a talk by j. 5. Kaufman of Hartsville District manager of Carolina Power and ight. He pointed out the finer Carolina contest was started in 952 and has produced Many wonderful results. He stated that even though com Unity does not win a prize that i would profit by the civic improve ments it made by entering the con it. The overseas possessions France Are 4% times As Large the Mother country openings for Young men openings for Young men to 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 fit such of insurance programs paid vacations etc., arc available. Answer care personnel manager Post office Box 564, Columbia s. Extension work s recognized through a typographical error he annual report of the soil conservation District super visors inadvertently failed to men Ion the work being done by the Clemson College Extension service n connection with soil and water conservation. The report was published last conservation District officials pointed out that the Extension service has been extremely Coop Stative in conservation education work during the past year and that their activities in this line deserve recognition. H. 0. Worrell drive in liquor store 900 e. Cheves St. Formerly 164 s. Dargan Fortune shoes for men Friendly shoe store 116 n. Dargan St Tootie bar opt Buffet lunch daily and sunday 87c children 50c Baroody s Steak House there s another Fine program on tap for c t v f Community television Florence tonight and the log includes a newcomer. The popular Mcclun Aghny High school Chor Aliers will make with song at commie Broadway offers Cam eos of music no then will come a new addition to the log a program on youth activities sponsored by the City recreation department. Promises to be entertaining As Well As enlightening. Tonight s feature film promises to be a real rib tickler. Olm a and Johnson will appear in All Over add it All up and include the regulars and Yaj have a solid evening of . And it s perfect entertainment when you watch those programs on the clearest picture in town. The Cable provides that. The Community to system basketball team returns to the Hardwood to night to take on Phil lips. The Cable to lads were impressive in their season s opener last week and have shown Promise of being the team to beat for the cily Case Crown. While we re on the subject of sports Don t Forcet the fight wednesday Nicht. Champion Archie Moore puts his title on the line Anco Wain Willi it Champ Joey Maxim. Moore is favored to repeat hut any Hunt can happen in the fight same when two popular scrappers together. If Yon Don t have the in your Home and want to he sure of see info All of the Firlit just As if Jon were on the ringside come in out to Community to systems Anil he our Al lists. Liere will he plenty of room fur All. We Haven t said univ Hizik in this in or about the Maiu la of dimes but do feel this space could t filed belter than with a plug fur that worthy cause. The drive Eumos loan end this wed with the Mother s March Friday. Florence has been Fortu Nule in that few cases of use reported. But an epidemic could break out tomorrow and your child might be one of Hose struck. H takes Money to figh the dread disease and to provide for its cure. The National foundation for infantile paralysis has taken tremendous strides toward whipping polio. Bui in arc s still a Long Road ahead. More Money h needed. Make your contribution to Community to svs Tomk. 1553 West Evans Street Telephone 5292. Adv it s dangerous to fiddle in a to repair Calls for expert analysis and skilled work. Well solve your set s prob Lem quickly and expertly. Call 3640. Tommy Ayres 116 s. Coit St. The Florence dry cleaners association assures you of Quality cleaning at reasonable prices the cleaners association of Florence have set a minimum Price on All Lau drying and dry cleaning. This Price enables us to give you the highest in Quality at a reasonable Price. The Florence launderers and cleaners association elite cleaners Florence steam laundry Johnsons cleaners and dyers magic City cleaners master cleaners or Model laundry pee Dee cleaners Superior cleaners White Swan laundry

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