Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives May 22 1955, Page 16

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - May 22, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaPace 6-b Florence morning news Florence s. Sunday morning May 22, 1955 Tornado nips Georgia City deaths and funerals As storms ease drought by the associated Tress a Tornado sliced through Macon saturday destroying at least one Home and causing damage estimated at More than it promised unexpected Fred for was part of a storm area which drove into the South Atlantic re Gion after drenching Southwest drought areas. No injuries were reported in Maeon but some 300 children huddled on the floor of an orphanage As the storm Tore Down nearby build Ings. Heavy Rains mowed the wind gusts of up to 75 Miles per hour which blew Down Trees a roofed final building and broke store windows in Macon. No injuries were reported. Meanwhile fair skies and Moder ate temperatures prevailed in the pans of Colorado new Mexico Oklahoma and Texas which caught unprecedented rainfall Over a four Day period earlier. Although property dam a. Lands were beneficial a Tay mrs. Byrd Meadors Byars Newberry May 21 mrs. Bvrd Meadors Byars 71, died late frosts night in Columbia. She had ple ashment from cars the new subsoil Moissl scores been in declining health four years Ilock. There was new two weeks. Seriously in Lor the last mrs. Lehrha Goiney May 21 fun eral services for mrs. Leif lha Gadney 76, who died Friday will be at 4 . Sunday at Cedar greek Baptist Church with the Rev. A a loft. Not ment for sorghum sugar Bee and Grain crops. Rain in the form of showers and thunderstorms ranged Satur Day afternoon from Arkansas and Ali Sorouri to the South Atlantic states. Pee Dee weather facts data from the United states from i weather Bureau in Florence for Greenville county a daughter of the late George m. And Ellen Clark Meadors. For a number of years she had resided in Clinton and Newberry before moving to Flor ence with her daughter mrs. Leland e. Wood of 831 Indian or. With whom she had made her Home for the past 35 years. She was a member of the Central my Oldham pastor the Rev. John in Searcy of Lake View and the Rev. Florence museum notes c. F. Amerson officiating. Burial will be in the Church cemetery museum runs full schedule As its closing Date nears Alonzo g. Flowers Alonzo Gregg Flowers 64, Resi Dent of Florence for 30 years died Friday in a Columbia Hospital after a Long illness. He was a Carpenter and plane setter and for 15 years worked with the Atlantic by Jerome Allan Donson Florence museum director May 29 is the last Day that the museum is open this season. Dur ing this week there will be much activity at the museum. Wednesday May 25. Is the last Day you can see contemporary trends in american this is Tho dist Church of Florence and was Railroad company in exhibition of paintings Active in Church work As Long by 26 philadelphian in the Mam her health permitted. I u the company in gallery. Surviving Are one daughter mrs. Welt Wilh the trends visible in this display encompass the mree Leland e. Wood Florence one brother j. Meadors. Clinton two Sisters mrs. W. D. Bass Vale . And mrs. L. F. Jones Greenville one grandson formerly the american lumber and treating co. Of Florence. He retired there in 1953 due to de temperature i highest 79 year ago 74 j lowest 68 year ago 47 i mean 74 year ago by i a. M. 71 p. M. Rain .07 year ago 0 total this month deviation from Normal m 67 total this year 13.94 deviation from Normal m 1.97 Sunrise 5.14 Sunset Myrtle Beach tides High 6.37 a. M. P. Low 12.41 a. M. P. River stages at 8 a. M. Great pee Dee Cheraw rising s.4 the rain and ensuing floods to the 24-hour period ending last tiled millions of dollars agricultural experts said effects on farm free promotion ends wit bang Dratle Beach May 21 Myr be Beach s local radio station to my has a daily program on which tiie master of ceremonies interviews prominent officials and visiting dignitaries. On monday at broadcast time toe guest speaker failed to up but Joe Blake advertising promoter for a deep Tea fishing boat wandered into the station lobby just before broadcast Tome. The announcer on duty Mth tie scheduled speaker rushed out and grabbed fee boat promoter and hustled him into the studio. When the red Light goes on Start the announcer directed. The surprised boat agent did As of elected and got in a five minute commercial before the regular speaker showed up. During the Quick switch thai followed the flustered announcer in rearranging the broadcast set up swung microphone Boom around and conked the poor boat promoter on the head with Lour Pound or Aero Pfanne. Blake As he Leland e buddy i Wood or. A Stu Dent at Auburn University. Funeral services will be at 4 . Sunday at the Mcswain funeral Home Here with the Rev. E. E. Glenn the Rev. B. B. Black and the Rev. E. R. Bradham Eon out of the Sui Flo my Bisret broadcast really went Over with p. 72jduciing the service. Interment will i follow in the first presbyterian and Church cemetery in Clinton. Funeral arrangements Are in Complete and will be announced later by the Waters funeral Home. Air. Flowers was born in Horry county March 1891, a son of the late Ransom and Viola Grainger Flowers both of Horry county. He was a Veteran of world War i and resided in Cento Gordo n. C., Basic categories of painting styles representative abstract and non objective. The artists taking part in this exhibition Many of them Are internationally known Are Midiam Barnett Walter Emerson , Morris Berd Earnest Taw Biddle Florence Dell Bradway John Cederstrom Ben Sam Freid Frederick Gill Albert Gold Robert d. Goldman Dolya gout the body will remain at the funeral Home until tile hour of the service. Nephews will pallbearers and nieces with the Flowers. Us Active will assist Dunn n. C., before a. P. Hankins Francis Jen Florence. He was a Ben Kamihira. Paul Keene of Spring Branch Baptist Church Maulsby Kimbail jr., Giovanni near fair Bluff n. Surviving Are two Sisters mrs. Mrs. Ruby c. Wilson a if Jungton. May 21 mrs. Ruby Canter Wilson 58, dded at a Florence Hospital Friday night Dora f. Horton of Chadbourn n. C., and mrs. Dennis a. Morris of Mullins and one brother Willie Berry Flowers of fair Bluff n. Ernest 0. Purvis Martino Authur Meltzer Francis Mccarthy Leonard Nelson Henry c. Pitz Walter Redding Walter Reinsel George Sklar and Thom As Yerxa. The same Day wednesday May 25, at ., mrs. J. H. Rain water and Clarence Gasque will lecture and project coloured Illus colum0i1a, May 21 Ernest rations of reptiles and am Phi Pii Vii 73 3 Yum or Florence Katic great pee Dee pee Dee 6.6jafter an illness of three weeks president died in Illin funeral services will be at 4 today after an a falling lynches Effingham 2.9 failing Washington. Mai 21 weather Bureau report of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending 7 ., for seeded areas station h. 1. To. Station h. L. Or. P. M. Sunday at the ifs Filer funeral Home with the Rev. T. V. Joggins officiating. Burial will was born and reared the Wesley Chapel cemetery. If Lorunce leaving there in 1931 to Pena 83 Amarito Asho Vitle Allama to City Ion Buffalo Charlotte cd no Fla Chicago Cirgin k Cleveland 82 45 Columbus Dallas is Denver 77 d Moines 85 Deu Oil Duluth Dalveston 85 Houston 85 Efi in Kan City 71 key West 88 78 Knoxville by 63 Angeles 72 Louisville 82 71 w Memphis a 73 63 .7r Meridian 63 57 .31 Mobile Montreal Kou Yoi a 77 Norfolk 83 67 Phil 84 57 Phoenix 94 66 Pittsburg _ w fort 7a Richmond 87 m is san Tonto Tjo 56 83 45 8 pc 77 63 84 54 63 5fi in 72 d2 76 72 42 89 63 89 72 47 co to a 44 a san 74 82 61 82 68 o. Purvis 73, a former Florence resident died in a Hospital Here today after an Auto Moke Accident Purvis a son of the late James Noland and Mary mall Codon lecture Jan Manwiller will bring Tury the very typical running mire. Wilson was a resident of he Philadelphia Section of Dar Lington county. She was a native of Darlington county a daughter of the late w. And Alma Mims matter. Surviving Are her husband Ernest b. Wilson two sons. J. D. Of Oham Lotte Ami Mclver of Darlington a brother. Move to Columbia. He retired As an Atlantic coast line Railroad conductor 10 years ago. Funeral services will be in Elim monday. The Dunbar funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Survivors include three sons Rudolph Pun vis of new Brunswick n. A. John h. Purvis and Morris Vinson Wilson w. Cartel of Lamar and three j. Purvis both of Columbia three Sisters mais. Wilfird Hicks of la-1 daughters. Mary Jane Purvis Nar mrs. Gertrude Howie Purvis and mrs. W. J. Davis All of Columbia and two mrs. T. B. Odom. Both of facts Ville and one grandchild. Bias this week there will be an addition to the natural science Rock dynamics painting by Maulsby Kimballjr. Is one of the examples from con temporary trends in american Art exhibit at the Florence museum. The exhibit distributed by travelling Art inc., closes at the museum wednesday. Are As follows or. Jay c. Luff of Uniontown penn., donated a signed japanese vase Early 19th Cen ask anti Franco fighters be put on red front list d. H. Oldham and the Rev Moore. Washington May 21 examiner for Tihe subversives activity control braid recommended today that the veterans of the Abraham Lincoln brigade be listed As a communist front organization. If Wie full Board approves the findings the of the Bri Gade which fought with Hie loyalists during the Spanish civil War of the 30s, would be required to Register under the Mccarran internal Security act and inform the government of its officers and be financial affairs. Quick Loans Southern finance co to dial 8434 West Evans Street Katti Ryn Mchale Saab Mem Ber who conducted lengthy hear Ings concluded in a 245-Page re port to the full Board that upon the overwhelming weight of the evidence in this proceeding it is con eluded that the respondent is directed dominated and con trolled by the communist party of the United states a communist action that the 3 respondent is primarily operated for the purpose of giving Aid and support to it and the world communist Idle Hill Board is expected to is Sno its report within the nex month or two. If it agrees with the Esa i incr the organization May then Appeal to the courts. In hearings before miss Mychalo the organization s president cmdr Milton Wolff conceded there were i some communists within the group but said it is neither subversive i nor under red domination. Sue Hendrix Wilks a daughter miss Bobbie Lucille Wilks of Harts Ville two Sisters. Mrs. J. G. Wil Len of Hartsville and mrs. Jady divers of Chesterfield. Or. Wilks was a son of the d. Barbot City Frank and Amanda Ousley Wilks manager said. And a native of Chesterfield coun Hartsville May 21 r. L. Bob Wilks 40. Died in route to Hospital tonight. Funeral services will be conduct a at 5 p. M. Monday from Cedar wreck Baptist Church by the Sisters mrs. W. Mims of Rocky j mount n. C., and mrs. D. H. Munn of Florence. Part of his Snake collection. At least one item of this collection will be of great interest to aesthetic minded people As Well scientific minded people. Jan has an Excel Lent example of a shed Snake skin. The detail pattern texture and color in the transparent Snake s skin is remarkable. Thursday May 26. Is the opening Date for an exhibition of the Flor ence museum s recent Acquini the donors As Well a the variety of material arc from near and far. The accessions Are indicative of Many phases of Man s activities. Some of the donors and donations Ralph new Light planned for City Airport the Florence City Council will meet june 6 to open bids for a new lighting system on a runway Glaze which was lately much copied by modern artists one unusual Early 19th Century japanese lacquer tray wooden Container in Bamboo shape for Tea leaves after brew ing. R. Love or. Of new York City 18lh Century Kashmir yellow hanging drum 19th Cen Tury landscape signed by George Howe four framed japanese prints damaged Ming Fresco painting pair of 19th Van Wyck Imperial Rug 18th Century Chi Nese lacquer Cabinet two nieces. M. M. Daniels of Florence. Blue tracings dated by new River Indian necklace metropolitan museum of Art As South Pacific islands Metal pipe ing Early 17th Century. I Oriental Coin Dagger powder horns miss Flora Barringer of moccasins laced fiber Cord Nee one pair of red m. Rogers jr., Timber from ass Metal compote and a Ster the Confederate gunboat Pec Dee. No Silver Tiffany Teapot Lamari we Hope to have a 5. Hoi Man of Florence one Board cd annual report of the museum s and one Brick from Monticello Progress this year available to mrs. B. F. Landrum of Florencei members during the recent a word Cane e. N. Zeigler of Flor Jaqui Simions exhibition acc South Carolina Indian pot the display of museum Art class Ery shards or. W. R. Paden of Century landscapes by 18th Century chinese tall vase White with final rites held for mrs. Beard surviving Are his widow them i Iopal Airport. Mrs. Hoss e. Beard 66, the the new will replace the former miss Crystel Ray of Lau present one on the Northeast-South-1rens, died at a. M. Friday West run was. The new lighting by Stem will be paid for by the s Tate and Federal in a local Hospital alter an illness of several months. She had been a resident of Flor of her death she resided 208 Graham i St. She Ca me to Florence in her husband was City License inspector and tax collector for Many years. 120 Harrell Call e. E. Veith 5665 for free estimates Glass jealousies awnings weatherstrip for the past years he was social de with the Hartsville Flor Al shop. Prior to this he was engaged in farming and ginning. Catches big fish with Small knife Myk file Beach May 21 or. William togs Dale Beach physician did t go fishing wednesday but caught one of the biggest fish of the sea son with one foot almost on the of his car. Returning from Garden oily after a routine Call or. Ragsdale was driving along Highway 17 past a Tidewater Slough when he spied state letter carriers elect pee Dee members As officers s Lemson College emants. The misses Nan Margaret Emery of Cambridge Tapa cloth wooden con Ainer of Reeds a polished Gourd. Will conclude May 29. Stu Arcco logical Denti have been notified to pick rip their Handiwork on this Date. Violent and admission is free. Open hours sunday Are 2 to 5 . Weekdays 10 . To 5 . Closed monday. Happy summer to you ail. Something that looked like a big Pancake making a terrific com motion in the Edge of Tomc Siml Low water. Stopping to investigate he Dis. It was a big flounder. Lackly or Harpoon. Or. Filled out a Small poc Ket knife stabbed the fish and pulled it oui of the water. The. Big fish which weighed nut at pounds wound up in Tine s frying pan. Charleston May 21 m. Ballington Columbia was elected president of the . State Assn. Of letter carriers at its 20th annual convention today. More than 200 members of the association and its auxiliary Are attend ing. Ballington succeeds v. Joyd Hamm Charleston. Other new officers Are h. L. Moody Florence vice president e. M. Erwin. Charleston Secretary and b. H. Wright Greenville treasurer. Named to the executive Board were c. L. Guthrie Spartanburg Willis Gregory Rock Hill j. M. Eargle Columbia f. J. Moore Charleston and h. A. Madden Greenville. Mrs. Connie Mcbrayer Rock elected president of the funeral services were conducted ence for 46 years and at the i a a saturday in the Waters funeral Home by or. W. A Foster pastor of the first presbyterian Church and the Rev. W. S. retired Rector of St. John s Episco Sal Church. Burial was in mount Hope cemetery. Serving As Active pallbearers Frank h. Barn Well Kimberly Clark wallpapers Roll 9 Yards Long Only Mennes wallpaper Salon mrs. Kathleen Hancock Green Ville vice president mrs. Elsie Hamm Charleston treasurer were col. Mrs. Evelyn wat Cor Columbia Secretary mrs. Eleanor Eargle Sumter state organizer and mrs. Willie Armstrong Greenville Dele Gate at Large. Members of the executive Board Are mrs. Bobbie Lou Snipes Flor ence and mrs. Onie Robinson spartan Taurog. Mayor William mag. Morrison and assistant postmaster j. Gor Man Thomas welcomed the visitors this morning. Principal speakers at a banquet tonight were Reuben b. Kremers assistant Secretary of the National Assn. Of letter carriers and mrs. w. Myers treasurer of the National ladies auxiliary. Police chief Julian a. Price next a. Fields w. L. Teal p. Thornell and Robert e. Honora in pallbearers were Mem a Bers of the Florence apartment. The mayor Row Frith a Harbor new auxiliary officers Are i aboard the uss Mcclelland. Police do and Mem Bers of the Florence City Council and others. Mrs. Beard was born april 24, 1889, a daughter of the late Seim Eon and Lilia Gore Ray of Union and Laurens counties. She was a graduate of Laurens City schools and attended the first Presby Terian Church of Florence. Surviving Are her husband. Rosse. Beard of Florence one Daugh the convention will close Tomor Ter mrs. William j. Mixon of co trip a one son. Ross e. Bearc or. 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