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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 31, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaPage 4-b the Florence morning news Florence. S. C. Sunday morning january 31, 1954 Johnsonville set for contest try by a staff correspondent Johnsonville Jan. 30 Citi Zens of Johnsonville have mapped out five Community projects and Are set to enter the 1954 finer Carolina contest of Community in newly named prov cent. Meanwhile the chairman and his St Crins com. Mittee Are synchronizing plans for tiie Community s entry. G. B. Mcclendon is general chair Man with the Rev. Wilbert w. Waters As publicity chairman. Members of. The steering commit tee Are h. Men p. D. Poston Joseph t. A Huggins mrs. S. W. Poston. Tracy Lane and Wallace Ahman. Community projects and their chairmen arc beautification of Church grounds s. W. Poston. Chairman cleaning and maintaining vacant lots l. P. Poston establishment of an athletic Field. 11. M. Floyd improvement of streets and Side walks Odell Venters promotion of new Industry Joe Huggins. As an alternate project the group chose the establishment of a health Center with a w. Poston As chairman. In calling for the cooperation of Johnsonville citizens chairman Mclendon declared the people of Johnsonville i m sure will rally their Best to this program of Community improve lie went on to say that the Good that comes from it will depend upon the labor of every Pamplico plans entering confess by a staff correspondent Pamplico. Jan. 30 Pamplico plans to participate again in the finer Carolina Community improvement contest citizens decided at a supper meeting Here recently. Last year the Community entry under the leadership of John l. Steele brought about Many Muni Cipal improvements. At the recent meeting the group of 25 citizens elected mrs. G. I. Finklea As general chairman. Other members who will head up various projects Are c. B. Peebles mrs. W. W. Mcwhite w. D. Boling miss Christine Munn and mrs. D. D. Evans. The group voted to sponsor five projects in the contest sponsored by Carolina Power and Light co. T. D. Ector. Manager of the Power company s Florence office made the principal address. He told of the objective of the contest which has been held for two years. Put her in your husband s arms As half of a professional dance team that is a problem. Her name is Erin Greene and she is pretty talented and Young enough to find your Hus band interestingly mature and to consider you Middle aged. So there s your dilemma. Will you for the Sake of the family income step out of the spotlight and see this child share the applause that has been yours for 17 years. Mary Worth watches the matrimonial Craft of the dancing de Vores Drift perilously close to the reefs before she effects a Rescue in the latest episode of this most absorbing of comic Page serials that is Mary Worth now on today s comic Page. Coop asks of on Power line across pee Dee special to the morn mar news Charleston Jan. 30 col. Clyde c. Zeigler of the u. S. Army Aid today that the Centeral elec Ric Power cooperative had applied .0 the department of army for permission to construct a overhead Inver line across the pee Dee River South of Bennettsville. Col. Zeigler said the request specified the line would be constructed across the River eight Miles Southwest of Bennettsville. He said that in order to give All interested parties an Opportunity to express their views written statements regarding the work will to received in his office until noon teb. 12. Col. Zeigler said the statements would be received from those inter isted in the navigation of the Vaters particularly navigation merest and the officials of any county town or local association. He said the plans available it the corps of engineers office n Charleston show the line will be suspended Over the River be Ween Guyed poles approximately 28 feet apart and will provide a minimum vertical clearance of not Ess than 58 feet above Normal Low water. White selected by Dillon wow Dillon Jan. 30 f. M. White has been mimed Consul commander of the Maple Camp no. 120, Wood men of uie world. Oiler officers for 1954, elected at a recent meeting Are j. K. Covington adviser Lieuten ant ii. D. Lane banker Bobby Byrd escort d. C. Miller watch Man Henry Turner sentry or. W. V. Branford or. Swift c. Black and or. J. 0. Warren physicians Ricks Legotte auditor and Ben Griffin past Consul commander. Church welcomes Rev. Wayne Josey Kingstree Jan. 30 Mem Bers of the congregation of Cedar Grove Baptist Church gave a sup per recently in Welcome to their newly called pastor the Rev. Wayne c. Josey and his wife. Or. Josey came this month from Shelbyville ind., where he had served for two years. He is a native of Bishopville and has served pastorate in Dillon and near Hartsville. He studied at Coker College and at Southern Seminary in Louisville. By. Mrs. Josey is the former miss Mildred Kinsey of Darlington. The couple have a year old daughter Joyce Ann. W. P. Law chairman of the Darlington in dependents is beating the Bushes in pumping for a solid two party system. At present a firm supporter of president Eisenhower vote for the Man he said the independents place a Premium on the candidate rather than his party Label. Morning news photo Independent Leader pushes for Strong 2-party system Fly Joe Dabney i morning news state editor Darlington Jan. 30 ask v. P. Law what South Carolina iced today Aud lie won t blink an hell Tell you straight off we need a Good two party sys pm in our Law. Chairman of the Darling 011 independents and a realtor and worked actively in behalf of Eisenhower during the ast presidential Campaign. But it was t that i necessarily in he reminisced his week adding quickly that nowadays you be got to vote for the Man not the As a matter of fact. Law says catching his thinning hairline1, in s going to support president Eisenhower Only so Long As he thinks he s making the right decisions in the nation s top office. Law Long Active in politics has us Headquarters in the solid old Home which was handed Down o him by ancestors. It s located m the old Hartsville Highway about our Miles North of Darlington. Expanding his vote for the Man not the Label philosophy Law declared i would appreciate your mentioning that we Are not forsaking the democratic parly but that the democratic party has forsaken us. Now the Republican party he said stands for far More demo cratic ideas than does the demo cratic although disclaiming that he s a Republican. Law said he is inter ested in helping the republicans get organized in South Carolina. Only with a Strong two party sys tem he said can South Carolina assume the political checks and balances so necessary in assuring clean stable government. The problem right now is that one Wing of the a. C. Republican party has obtained a court order prohibiting any other party from using the name Republican. There s no need to have a Strong Independent he went on unless you have a cooperative Republican he said the independents stand for what the word implies Independence. And once the republicans get established firmly he said the independents can pull successful year official hails Marion scouting by a staff correspondent Marion Jan. 30 the Marion boy scout District during 1953 observed one of its most successful years in history w. S. Anky Hemingway citizens vote to enter towns contest by a staff correspondent Hemingway Ian. 30 hem Ingway plans to enter this year s finer Carolina contest. The decision was made at a meeting of 44 local citizens at a dinner meeting in the a and j restaurant this week. The group elected g. V. Draughn As general chairman k. Merle Brown As co chairman and mrs. Rosa l. Eaddy publicity chair Man. The steering committee will be Reward on the 23rd Day of december one Platinum bar pin about four inches Long with Twenty nine diamonds of various and one Gold Sunburst brooch circular in shape containing nine diamonds belonging to mrs. K. I. Schofield. Sr., stolen from her automobile while parked on Saluda drive Florence South Carolina. Mrs. Sci infield is offering As a Reward for the delivery to the people s Federal savings loan association at its place of business in Florence South Carolina of the above described pin and brooch the sum of five Hundred dollars. This Reward shall not extend beyond sixty Days from Date Hereof. Charles w. Stikeleather executive vice president Peoples Federal savings loan association Florence s. I Minry 2fi, 1954 composed of mrs. W. Ellis Bryant a. W. Ragsdale Merrill Morris j. E. Doster and mrs Harry Ander the meeting featured an address by Otis Williamson of the Kings tree office of Carolina Power and Light co., sponsors of the contest. He said the contest sponsored for the past two years has produced numerous results in Community improvements. He said the finer Carolina con test is merely a vehicle for progressive towns to use. It is based on orderly Community improve ments to help you make your town an even better place to he said. The group agreed to sponsor five projects having to do with the beautification of the town. A num Ber of local citizens As chairmen will serve on various projects to be announced at an Early Date. Signing of the local entry Blank will be made before feb. 3. The contest held throughout the Power company s area in the of fers More than in prizes. Rev. Leroy Calder Pislor of the first Baptist Church gave the in vocation. Symposium ends at Bennettsville Bennettsville Jan. 30 an address on family growth and development by or. D. D. Holt of Greensboro this week brought to a close a four session symposium on child growth and develop ment Here. The speaker tuesday was the it. Rev. T. N. Carruthers of Char Leston Bishop of the diocese of South Carolina. Discussed spiritual growth and development. Speakers last work were or. Julian Price of Florence widely known paediatrician who spoke on physical growth and develop ment and or. R. M. Fink of a fire mental physic no Consul Tant for the North Carolina depart ment o education. Carter Field scout executive for this District said today. Carter credited much of the Suc Cess on what he described As the capable leadership of the Rev. Ben Ormand District chairman and his committee of Active Scouters. These Scouters Are Wyman pow ers vice chairman Pugh Byrd camping and activities Mai c. Woods advancement or. Torn Clark health and safety Elliott Bauin Rind finance Harbold John son leadership training and Henry Jaegar organization and Extension Albert Courie District commissioner John 0. Lewis jr., publicity and Luther Ammons in Ter racial. All of these Carter said were Active and showed the High est degree of interest in the youth of Carter said that scouting has made rapid advancements in mar Ion adding that scout Advance ment during the year More than doubled. During 1953, 53 advancements were recorded compared with 2 in 1952. Merit badge presentations also More than doubled during the year with 106 being earned in 1953 compared with 50 in 1952. Camping Carter said was really one of the highlights of the Lugrande herring Tomm Casque and Jimmy Hughes attended the National Jamboree in Calif Ornia along with scouts from Over the . Twenty two explorers attendee the kick Atla at Camp a Helnor on Lake Marion. Forty eight attended the annual Camporee All scouts attending won top Camp ing honors officials said. Fort two scouts Rattei Dici Camp Coker tie pee Dee scum Camp near society Hill three Loca scouts Warren Derrick Tomm Casque and Kichard Ammons served As Camp Counselor Duran a the . Several troop Camps were held during the year. One new troop was organized in 1953 troop no. 745 sponsored by the presbyterian Church. Marion ended the year with 161 registered scouts 30 More than in 1052. Boys life subscriptions was the Only item that did not show an increase during the year. Carter said. Marion ended the year with 75 subscriptions the a Fame As in 52. In concluding his a porn. Carter ii old int Marion has the Best life record in the pro Dee area officers get huge distillery in Marion raid by a staff correspondent Marion Jan. 30 Marion county Law enforcement officers captured a huge Moonshine Dis Tillery near Here this week. The raid was made at Gresham Between Marion and Mullins. Officers cons fixated a 250-gallon distillery 40 barrels of Mash 24 cases of whisky pounds of sugar 70 cases of empty jars and several sacks of Chicken and hog feed. Officers arrested j. B. Rabon 28, on a charge of operating the outfit near his Home. He was re leased on Bond. Carrying out the raid were Sher Iff deputies Sam Horlen Wayne Norton and Allen Legett. Holden said Rabon is the son of Archie Rabon on whose place a Large still was captured a year go. Officers said three trucks were necessary to transport the huge Copper vat to Marion. The still had been fired with bottled Gas. Re and throw their strength to either under the present circumstances of the court Law to Ives the name independents will draw so Many More votes than the party with the Republican Label hat perhaps the straight re pub icons can accomplish the same hings by joining the Independent it is a great he wrote newspapers Over the state Las Veek that our state Laws an All democratic appointees on the hinder at this time the formation of a decent Republican arty in South Carolina. Inde Pendents can do much Good by Ising All their influence to get this deplorable condition j i Law went on to say that on he National level nothing counts jut a democratic or Republican candidate. The independents can never elect All the independents can do he said is to the Rev their United strength behind the candidate of one of the two major parties. He said let s work to have a Republican party in South Carolina that we can work with one that will be a credit to our he said that under the Kimbel Reed and Morris leadership we Are headed in the right Law said the recent meeting in Columbia was t a Complete Flop As Many said. A Good Many he Suid. Got air off their chests and i think a better understanding of the difficulties we face continuing he said the inde Pendents can do much Good by fostering and encouraging the for mation of a clean Republican party. Then we can go Back to being independents those who wish to Ric said and in National elections we can vote the party ticket that has the Best Man one that will respect states the idea i want you to get Law said is that this country was built on a two party and no he added should stay in office for too the 60-year-old Law his office Marlboro Trust reports on year by a staff correspondent Bennettsville Jan. Ing the past year the capital Stock of the Marlboro Trust co. Was in creased from to officials announced Here this week. They Point out the capital sur plus and undivided profits now stand at More than the annual meeting of company stockholders was held this week at Whit a t. E. Hereby sr., chairman of the Board presided. Stockholders elected the follow ing directors mrs. Martha n. Crosland w. S w. W. Gregg t e Hemby sr., ii. P. Midgley h. J. Munnerlyn c. S. H. L Mccoll. C. L. Mccormac. C. L. Odom. H. L. Townsend and George b. Kerr. Immediately afterwards the directors re elected the following offi cers t. E. Hemby sr., chairman of. The Board h. J. Munnerlyn presi Dent c. S. Mccall h. L. Mccoll and 11. L. Townsend vice presi dents p. L. Breeden Secretary and treasurer o. C. Covington assist ant Secretary and manager the Branch and c. C. David assistant Secretary and treasurer. Regional Homes show scheduled special to the morning news Greenville Jan 30 the current concept of tomorrow s push Button Home today will be Given a Southern overtone at a regional exposition Here March 22 26. The Way things Are shaping up for the first five Day Southern Homes show it is planned to make the exposition an annual event according to officials of textile Hall corp. The sponsor. Home designs and models that fit so Well into the Region s spaciousness and mild climate will form an important part of the Exposi Tion which will cover the whole Range of building furnishings appliances and accessories. The South Carolina chapter of the american Institute of architects is planning an exhibit with All Chap Ter members in the state participating. A committee is now working out details of the display which will consist of models As Well As sketches and photographs embracing not Only Homes but gardens and land scapes. For 38 years textile Hall corp. Has put on in downtown textile covered with cartoons clippings i Hall designed and built especially ind magazines cautioned a re Porter not to give him personal publicity. "1 just want to he said in making South Carolina a better place for our four Veteran sons two adopted Veteran sons my two daughters and their husbands and Iii 10 or 12 still optimistic Over the future of the s. C. Independents Law said a dinner probably will be held March 15 in Columbia. At that time he said we re going to make Plaas for organizing from the precinct level one idea of the he said in a parting quip is to wean Pood folks like col. Frank Barnwell Lof Florence away from voting anything labelled demo cratic Moss revival set for Dillon first of april , Jan. 30 a mass Campaign will be held Hurt the week of april 4. The Amin our t rent was made today by the Rev. Puiul 0. Liaison pastor of the Little Hock Baptist Church and chairman of the committee on evangelism for the pee Dee area. The services to be held even Ings in the Dillon High school auditorium will be conducted by or. James a. Howard of co Lumbia. He is superintendent of evangelism for South Carolina baptists. The Rev. Wonder my Harris pus Tor of the air. Baptist Church. Charleston will he in charge of Ihn music for Iho work. Officials Here Hope that a mass choir rim to formed from Mem Bers of nil denominations ind churches. For exhibition purposes the biennial Southern textile exposition the machinery show of the textile Industry. Consequently the Large scale regional Homes show is being hand led by an institution whose staff devotes its full time to exposition management. Corn winners named at Darlington meeting by staff correspondent Darlington Jan. 30 r Thomas Rhodes who Harvest 98.2 bushels of Corn per acre a. Been named Darlington county s 1953 Corn growing Champion. The announcement was made Ai a meeting of the Darlington kiwanis club. Runners up were a. S. Muzingo. Second place who harvested 81.9 bushels to the acre and Paul Booth third 81 bushels. T. L. Ross chairman of the con test presented the prizes. He said the yields were extremely Good considering the severely dry weath Farmers asked to apply Early for news service morning Washington Bureau Washington Jan. 30 Cotton Farmers in South Carolina and Georgia Are being urged to apply Early this year for Cotton classification and Market news services by the u. S. Department of agriculture in Washington. The department announced today the procedure in 1954 will be about the same As last year under the Smith Doxey act. Groups of producers organized to promote the improvement of Cotton which adopt a variety of Cotton file application arrange for Samp Ling and meet certain other require ments As to membership Are Eligi ble for the services. Late applicants for the services will not obtain the maximum Bene fits offered. Samples to be submitted under this program Are to be Cut from both sides of the Bale by a bonded Sampler or by an employee of a Public warehouse which issues negotiable warehouse receipts. Instructions and application Ola Riks May be obtained from county agricultural agents. Atkinson receives citation Hartsville Jan. 30 f. W. Atkinson was presented with a 25 service pin this week Mark ing 25 years of service with inter National minerals and chemical corp. The presentation was made by r. Timmons superintendent of he corporation s Hartsville Plant. The occasion was a Surprise dinner at the Beacon. Atkinson joined the old Harts Ville fertilizer Plant in 1929, serv ing As Secretary. In 1940, the local Plant was taken into International. Atkinson at that time became Divi Sion manager for South Carolina. Atkinson says his 25 years with the company have been wonderful. He adds that he s As optimistic about 1954, As in other years. Timmons outlined the Organiza Tion s rapid strides especially in this area under Atkinson s Leader ship. Atkinson credited the company s Rise on the Fine cooperation and efforts of his fellow employees. T during the year. Wiida j. Gray county agent re viewed the Corn contest Emp a izing the importance that such contests can have in a Predom Nanty agricultural county such As Arlington. He announced the contest would of sponsored again this year and that Farmers May sign entry Blanks at the county agent s office in the agriculture building. This year s contest was sponsored by the Darlington county Bank and Trust co., the citizens Bank of Darlington the Hartsville bunk the Carolina Bank and Trust co., of Lamar the Harts Ville merchants assn., and Coker s pedigreed seed co. B. F. Williamson jr., member of the kiwanis club s agricultural committee introduced Gray. Choir organized Kingstree Jan. 30 a youth choir was recently organized in the first Baptist Church of Kings tree. The Young people named one of their group Joyce Keller As Leader. Charles preacher is the assist ant Leader. Ann Osmer and Sara Beth Thompson will be accompanists. Doris Gregory was elected Secretary. Jimmy Byrd is music librarian. Evelyn Bower is chair Man of thu membership committee composed of Carol Tisdale Caro Lyn Rogers and Lynn Bunch. Hartsville High picks Dar citizenship Winner Hartsville Jan. 30 Evelyn Ellison daughter of or. And mrs. W. Jones Ellison of Hartsville has been picked by students and faculty As Hartsville High school s Good citizenship Winner. The award Given annually by the local chapter of daughters of the american revolution will be presented to her at commencement exercises. She is an outstanding senior at the local school. Open every sunday 7 . Til 9 . Groceries meats Amoco Gas and Oil located mile South of Florence on Highway 301 at Cole s Cross roads candles Amoco service life see your state farm agent first for insurance local agent Joe m. Commander or. 410 West Evans Street phone 3019 or 3313 Yfim Gate City preservative treated Wood awning windows Florence builders Supply before Vou build or modernize. Be Gate City you la cooler in it . Warmer in Wlbur. Safer All

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