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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 10, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaPage 8-a Florence morning news Florence s. sunday morning. Maitland s. Chase or. Represents oldest Florence families new City Council member insists upon being modest by Frances s. lived in Sumter until 1915. The next morning news women s editor Mai Larid s. Chase jr., newly clock cd member of Florence City 0 Roncil is a truly representative for his new office. He and family before him have been in and around this Section of the Florence be v even before c. I a county. T in Only son of the late mail s. Chase deceased 1945, and f nude Jennings Chase who Iii d held 50 years service with Vlainic coast line Railroad co. R a conductor. The former miss Rosine Chase is Chase or s Only sister. She is now mrs. Lewis Griffith who was graduated from Coker College and who went to new York City As a librarian at n. Y. Public Library. Mrs. Griffith and her husband and their three children make their Home in Bronxville n. Y. Griffit i is associated with consolidated Edison co. Moves around Section the Chase family moved to and _1 years was spent in Hartsville. During these years Chase or. At ended City schools in both cities n the fall of 19z6, the family re urn cd to Sumter at which place Alliase was graduated from High school. During his hin., school years Chase said "1 was just an aver nge boy i played Saxo phone in the school dance band Ennis football and baseball. 1 was cry proud of the incl that i earned a varsity letter in football or i Haven t earned one the next fall. Chase enrolled and was graduated from the Citadel Charleston. Those years were not characterized by any outstanding he explained. "1 think i was typical of those particular years and perhaps like so Many Young people 1 just had no idea what f wanted to ii. S. Decree Chase received a b. S. Degree in civil engineering from the Citadel class of 1931. During that time my father was moving from town to town trying to keep Boll clearance entire Stock now off Florence country club past presi a willing worker for All civic drives past president of Junior chamber of Commerce and president of pee Dee Oil Assn. Hob Tyes have been somewhat curtailed because of Choice. Chase prefers his family on his time Golf is the one exception and he docs manage to play once or twice a week usually. Hunting and fishing Are an occasional thing but Young Maitland is an ardent i know there is nothing unusual about Chase concluded i am just a very conservative per family Church City and Are key words to a modest least by looking Jon the other Side of the picture. Nylon and Dacron to shirts for boys you can take the off your summer laundry chores by outfitting your youngsters in the new stretchable to shirts in care free Nylon or Dacron. Besides s t r c t c h i n g to fit several size ranges these stretchable require just a Quick Sud sing and and they dry in a Flash fit for another Day of laundry note since Mascara is soluble in water such stains usually come out of towels during the regular hot Sud sing routine recommended for All towels. Young John Chase holds tie Xene with his Good a Home on Santee drive to include from left right miss hire. Maitland s. Chase or. And his family Are pictured at their Berris Chase mrs. Chase photo clearance entire ready to Wear Stock i off we will close for vacation july 13 136 South Dorgam st. Banning ready for the summer and fall season with a Stock of the world s very finest pianos for immediate delivery w my sister and me in these were the depression years. It made a lusting impression upon me How unselfish my parents were. 1 have always been i used to working and used to gel for mowing the same Lawn Lylial youngster s today mow Lor Chase continued will both n and Tingle standing smile. Florence As noted above has always been a part of Chase s life. During his youth he and his family would come to visit his aunt or. And mrs. ,1. P. Mcneill or. And his Uncle or. And mrs. John a. Cline. Only a Short time while Young Chase was still at the Citadel did his family leave this Section. Chase or. Spent two with . L. In n. C., but moved during Chase or s third year at College. I have claimed Flor ence Ever he said. Business Start six or eight months after graduation from the Citadel Chase be came a credit reporter for retail credit co. Here. Some months later he was sent to Wilmington v. C., As a company represent Ive. He lived there about three years which he said were very ii Appy ones. Cross my while in Wilmington Chase heard of the fact that the late Marion Lucas or. Had purchased three cooking Gas companies in Sumter Anderson and Greenwood. There was an opening for a Book keeper and Chase was recommended for that position. In Chase applied to and was accepted As a bookkeeper after making a personal application. There followed a period of accounting instruction at people s water service in Baltimore my. Chins in charge of the books of consolidated utilities corp., the holding company for All three Gas branches Chase continued his educational probing by correspond ence. He successfully completed one full year s enrolment at Wal ton school of Commerce Chicago. Marriage it was during this time that he Mcl the former miss Natalie Lucas daughter of mrs. Simons Lucas my the late or. Lucas. Even though there was a family con Ion through his business association the two had not met. For the former miss Lucas was away at College. During her Junior year at Sweet Briar College Lynchburg va., however the meeting took place. The couple decided to wait until ice her graduation before Retting Chase has a perforated car drum married. The event took place on caused by measles contracted aft i i oct. 23, 1937. Or. And mrs. Chase now have four children. Their eldest child is Iii Lunil s. Iii. Whit is utmost 17 years old and who is Phi iming to go to the Citadel after finish ing Mcclein Tilghan High school next year. Miss Ectlis Chase Only daughter is 14 years ulily and a student at Ashley Hall Charleston. Simons will be 11 years old in August. Youngest is Tow head John who is years old. Or. And mrs. Chase lived in Sumter from 1937-39. Where he was manager of Sumter Gas and Power co. They came Back to Florence when Chase had a Opportunity to go into business for himself. He purchased Haskell Thomas old Coal and Oil business shortly gave up the Coal part moved the office a Coal Yard on n. Durgan st. To 108 e. Evans st and retailed one table children s dresses sizes 1 to 6 y2 Price while still a child. It resulted in a hearing difficulty serious enough for him to be turned Down for cd. S. Army service during world Iwar ii. He has never gotten Over ibis feeling of disappointment he said. Realizes ambition in l j-18 Chase was Able to Pur Chase Smith Gas and Oil co. And since that time has been operating an Amoco distributor under the name of Chase Oil co. Even though it is a coined be said i have always wanted my own family feeling instilled As a boy is Strong within Chase and his wife too. Lie is looking for Ward now the time when his Hoys join him in business Al though i Don t want to coerce them into doing Jar. And mrs. Chase Are both very Active members of st. Johns one table ladies and childrens underwear Price one table summer piece goods 72 Price summer bags and jewelry y2 Price fuel Oil and electrical appliances. Episcopal Church. He is presently in 1942 became agent for serving As Junior Warden. Other Sinclair Ilc fining co. Wartime re-1 memberships for him include thai Stric Lions made it necessary to of rotary club in which he is close Down the appliance phase but As he expressed it. I was fortunate enough to get the sin Clair there was More however. And tax where Quality is higher than Price now on the hoi ird of directors i Myrtle Beach Park extends invitation Myrtle Beach Beach City Parks and recreation department has extended an in Vit lion to nil children to take part in the department s planned summer Rollion program at Chapin memorial Park. A letter has been sent to 1 . On saturdays Bickham local parents informing them of added. The local program. Frank m. Beck Ham City recreation director said. There five qualified counsel in Case of inclement weather it has been arranged or the child f and one director on duty from Iron to enjoy movies stories arts. 9 . Until . Crafts in the local youth can through fridays and from 9 . Baldwin s spinet piano pianos in every Quality bracket with the lower Quality pianos beginning at and up. Every piano priced for the Benefit of the customer and do not include commis Sions or brokerage to cover special representatives of hucksters. The truly smart buyer Are the ones that come to our store and make their own selection from our huge Stock which consists of Baldwin Janssen Chickering George Steck Mason Hamlin Lester Winter Musett and Many other Low priced pianos by Winter under at least a dozen different names. It pays to know the piano you buy its background and dependability. Our almost fifty years handling pianos can be your Security for Safe investment. Visit us now and select your piano for immediate or future delivery. Low Down payments and As much As thirty months to pay if necessary. Banning store 374-376 st. Dial 6962 in front of Dixie Chevrolet co Why do Well dressed women insist upon dry cleaning nothing could be simpler. They know that dirt is the mortal enemy of Good Groom ing and Manitone dry cleaning gets out All the dirt. The original Beau in of color pattern and texture is restored. It s the most thorough yet the gentlest dry cleaning Ever known for even the most Dulic mitc fabrics. Up to Queen Here s an Opportunity to buy a s gels out All the Dirl spots and stain out 100% better lasts longer no perspiration stains or odor like new look and feel fully and no dry cleaning restored odor phone for service Toa a White Swan dial 63 is curb Day cleaning storage console sewing machine of a worthwhile saving sum of those machines Are Brand having been used As demons tailors or floor models. Many of Ihrer. Marl tint Hare never been Oid of our hands Anil carry our Cir machine warranty but hurry1 Stock in Cabinet styles Wood finishes vary. Some one or two of a kind. Liberal Trade in allowance. Delivered to your Home for a Small Down payment. Take 24 months to pay. Buy with Confidence at you Singer sewing Center skied in tin Tok Phiow Bock Only Mihi sister sewing machine co. it the Smjth Mil. . 273 w. Evani st. 916 third ave. Florence s. Conway s. Phone 471j phone 7911

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