Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Jul 5 1957, Page 17

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 5, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaFriday morning july a 1957 Clarence Poe leading editor got his Start in Cotton Fields the Florence morning news Florence s. C. 7-j Raleigh july 4 on May s5, 1807, a All lanky boy from he of Chatham county n.c., so alkyd into the progressive Farmer office in Raleigh Nyrl assumed his duties As a Mem by of he editorial Stalf. That Hwy in the suit lie had Long since outgrown was Clar ence toe editor for the past 60 years editor in chief for More than 50 years president of the company for 50 years and now chairman of the Board. The ability of his let age youth to write had been demonstrated through cillers to local and slate papers in which he so earnestly appealed for bet Ter than a five month school for country boys and girls. Under his guidance for he 60 years since that Day the progressive Farmer has grown in circulation from a jew Hundred to More than that it has been a powerful Force in influencing the lives of Rural farm peo ple throughout the South is attested to by Farmers farm leaders Clarence Poe with country Folk the attainment if belter in he is a Man with his feel firmly planted on the Good Earth and his head in the stars. An advocate of what he has two armed farming he has also preached the gospel of a Liat might he called two armed living. Everything he has done bears evidence that he believes Art and literature Philo Sophy and religion Are As import ant to Rural living As the production of crops and livestock and that they Are not separate but an integral part of the everyday Busi of supplementing this is Hie end Lent of another he has Contri used greatly to enlarging our vis in of what constitutes Good coun try life and How to obtain it. The 1 ves of countless numbers have Een enriched through his con need emphasis on the value of i Emily. The Joys of Good literature the need of education the Neces sity of Good health facilities and by Clarence Poe largely As More business leaders educators an def a stepping Slone to better Liv people in every walk of life. Jing. It s been a Long pull from 1897 to 1357. Let s take a look at those Early Days. Few can realize the hardship. Comes on the farms of the South importance of the Church seems to have been looked upon i he has made . As one Able Friend says of him wage Campaign a lira july 4 an aus tons to the material basis of country life. Statesmen have been encouraged in their efforts for world peace by his vigorous Edi Corials in behalf of this goal. Will All his Many activities and honors he has never lost the common discouragement and poverty j immigration minister ath touch nor interest in the concern created by Texas fever ticks Boll town y reports Russia and of Ordinary Folk Weevil malarial fever pellagra the one room . And the Sal Elliles Are waging a mail Campaign to undermine the morale of their former nationals who have perhaps his Devotion to Thi phase of country life can Besl i summed up in the words of Jess demagoguery that affected Agricula lure during the Many years since ,0 Wam the Jedi Stuart the nun try poet of Ken his first paper was j he says is get for his Heine Horn i comments a South Carolina farm he urges coming into the world he a Leader. The hardships following the o he australian it a Heller place in which War Between the slates Are pointed in by a n Orth carolinian As follows from the dark decades follow ing the civil War. When thousands of Farmers eked a meager j existence blowing by mule and planning by Moon to the brighter i clays of the Nineteen fifties. When j agricultural education Ion and electrification have listed the Farmer to a belter and Hap-1 pier life he has walked hand in hand with his country Lolk. Leader and servant in one i Foremost among the needs of Southern farm people was a higher level of farm income. This he ramp Roe s first objective to i help them attain better income through better farming and closer co operation. Farmers have been Quick to Tell of help derived through his Effort. For example his paper has been a guide i find inspiration to nip. Over the i . The personal benefits i have i gained from i have Greally help cd me in my struggle to become a More successful said one. And said another he has Lone More to inspire me to try to make a Success of farming than any Oiler Man now men any efforts to intimidate live. This is the Way i Seasun them. for the Best pickles Speas Apple cider or distilled vinegars beets cucumbers onions c. Fresh eggs 3 Doz. 79c Roddey s All meat Franks in 39c Swift Western beef sirloin Tbone round fresh Bone in iqra in. I All meat smoked sausage in. 29c Boneless Stew 3 ibs. 1.00 All meat Bologna in. 29c fresh ground beef fresh Lake City butter Beans ibs. 29c Seminole Bacon fresh u. S no .1 okra in 19c 39c in. Cash and carry Gro. East Palmetto Street Veteran s guide by Thomas Nial you world War ii veterans who Haven t converted your go term insurance to permanent insurance now find it financially Wise

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