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Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Nov 3 1957, Page 3

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 3, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaSunday morning november 3, 1957 the Florence morning news. Florence. S. C rangers work hard even in wet season by Dew James morning news Slaff writer blowing Breaks and Selling Hack fires is mostly a fair weather Job for Forest rangers but Gray skies and soaking Rains does t exactly add up to loafing. When wet weather edges Down the danger Point rangers have a lot of catching up to do in the repair prevention and routine departments. He May Patch up a faulty step on the Many flighted Lookout Tower Latch on to a paint Brush for Little tidying up around the place of take to the Woods to tack up some Black letter Stop Forest fires signs. In the routine division there s Jome record keeping to keep up with and for mrs. Thelma Evans who mans the Mars Bluff lower there is a daily weather report to make. Being the Weatherman for the county forestry division she does some specialized meteorology that influences what rangers and Tower operators do during Mic Day. After checking a rain gauge measuring the wind velocity and weighting Balsa Wood Slicks to de Termine dampness of the Wood lands. She calculate weather re port which is broadcast to Fores try department personnel Over the country. When the danger Point is High Tower men spend a great Deal of time aloft keeping an Eye out for smudges rising from the Timber lands. The rangers Are More inclined to stick close their radios during these dry Patchy periods. If a fire can be nipped in Bud a lot of work is saved As j Well As a lot of Forest. The recent session of the Gen eral Assembly added another Job to the Ranger s list. Under a new Law which makes wilful or Mali Cious burning of Woodlands a Cri Minal offence the Ranger is a Lemi policeman of the Forest. At a recent session Here District foresters were Given arson detection lessons by representatives of the state Law enforcement division. At two of the county s four for est fire Lookout towers fighting Wood blazes is a family affair. At the Olanta Tower mrs. Don Vause mans the Tower and her husband is the District Ranger and at the Pamplico Tower w. B. Baggett is District Ranger and mrs. Baggett handles work at the Tower. Frank Langston is District Ranger at Timmonsville and mrs. Grace broach is Tower staffer. J. E. Poston or. Is District Ranger at Mars Bluff. County Forest Ranger Hugh Cusaac reports that Forest tire losses in the county Are dropping despite increasing occurrences. Less than one percent of county Woodlands i were singed by fire last year he said. Fire seared 2.890 acres in the county last year As compared to acres burned in j954. A to Tal of 204 fires were reported in county Woodlands last year. Forestry officials lists arson the chief reason for Forest fire loss. Ranking second is debris burning and carelessly tossed cigarettes Are third. Last year 11 per sons were prosecuted for setting Wood fires in the county and All were convicted the officials said. Working on the theory that prevention is the Best cure the county has a full time combination pub Lic relations Warden and Educa Tion directory. The director Walker Miles. Coward stresses careful handling of fire in Woodlands to youth and civic groups. No press card for Pete from Battles to Beauty con tests Pete covers All the Newt his dreams but unless things change those wonderful dreams May never come True. Pete Vei in a Community where there s a serious Short age of classrooms teachers and Good schoolbooks. Result not enough schooling for Pete. Left see that this does t Hap pen in our schools. You can help by supporting our school attending Pat Ings and school for More information lot better schools 9 e. 40th str Tat York 16. . We 1sj have first rate schools published As a Public service in cooperation with the advertising Council and the newspaper advertising executives association from now Christmas open wednesday til p. M. A with unpaid let us provide whatever Money is needed to Settle matters quickly and conveniently. Loans to from now until Christmas open wednesday til p. M. corporation n. Dargan strut t. C. Telephone 2-2417 fire spotter mrs. Grace broach leaning close to get a directional Reading radio s the location of a fire to a forestry Ranger from her Perch in one of the county s observation towers. Women contribute Many de tails to the forestry work pull ing Long hours in the towers keeping weather checks and assisting in record keeping. Use. A deep fal thermometer when you Are frying doughnuts or fritters. If the temperature is too High these Good foods will Brown before they Are cooled through if the temperature is too Low they May soak up grease. A Thermo meter will enable you to keep the fat at a temperature of 365 375 degrees. Taylor withdraws As Bama speaker Washington nov. 2 a Gen. Maxwell d. Taylor army chief of staff has withdrawn by re quest As principal speaker at an Alabama veterans Day Observance in Birmingham. Taylor announced his action. By releasing an Exchange of Tele Grams with Raymond weeks i Lector of the Birmingham com Mittee which had invited him to speak there nov. 11. In his message weeks said that Liis committee was greatly embarrassed but had reached the regretful decision to release you from your obligation to speak in Birmingham. Since the time of the invitation weeks said there had been unfortunate procedures which have stirred up emotions and prejudices not Only to the South but ill Over the a recognized Hospital for the exclusive treatment of alcoholism All Pititti instr mid Icil supervision Iqual Ficili Ici in Man a i Titch. 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