Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Nov 22 1973, Page 32

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 22, 1973, Florence, South Carolina4-c thursday november Florence morning news Speed limits lowered Columbia Speed limits across South changes monday the Day he John c. West said late Carolina to 50 Miles an hour. Will declare a state of Omer wednesday he will Tell the West said he will ask the de gency because of Ibe Energy Highway department to Tower apartment to begin making the crisis and said enforcement of now 15% off All Coats. So you Don t have to hibernate later. Save 15% on All women s coals. Choose from every fashion length irom Pant coals to Maxis. In Wool plaids or solids belted Teects Plush piles synthetic furs leathers and lots More. At you could even Check Oil a few names on your Gilt list. A Penney we know what you re looking for the new Speed restrictions will begin on each Highway As soon us new signs arc posted. West s statement said the Highway department estimates All signs will be modified in 30 Days. He will take the action under authority of acts of the Legisla Ture that empower him to take Steps in any emergency. West also said he will take other Steps in his executive or Der to Cut thermostats in state offices to no More than 68 de Grees during working hours and is asking for an in depth study of improved mass transit throughout the state. The governor had earlier said state office thermostats should in set no higher than 70 de Hrees. Fits latest order will direct that the heat be minimal Dur Mingnon working hours. He also asked that South car o i i n n s voluntarily adopt these most necessary Levels of heat in other action the governor said he is receiving cooperation from the South Carolina Cham Ber of Commerce to establish Industrial and commercial study groups to develop meth ods to conserve Energy. Lie said the slate school Hoard association will help de Termine the test Way to min Imizo the Impact of a shortage of fuel on Public education. The governor said the slate employees association will be asked to establish a committee to advise him on car pooling reduction of Gas consumption and heating and Cooling controls. West s aides and Energy advisers will meet monday with the South Carolina ii Roar casters association the South Carolina press association and the outdoor advertising association of South Carolina to develop ways to inform the Public Energy conservation pro Grams. West earlier had told a news conference he was considering limiting Highway speeds Al Hough that pose admin Strat ivc problems and might Rove of lilt a value As a Gas Saver. Lie said some truckers con end the slower Speed will in crease their fuel consumption is their larger rigs Are de signed to run at 05 Miles an for maximum efficiency. West received an opinion ear Lier in the Day irom stale ally. On. Daniel h. Mcleod advis ing him that he probably does have Legal authority under the emergency Powers legislation to reduce the Speed limit. West lad asked for he opinion be cause of some contentions that direct legislative action would be needed. West said he does not plan to use his full authority to allocate fuel Oil supplies close schools and Lake other Energy saving Steps unless the shortage be comes More critical than is presently foreseen. And. He added he would favor rationing Only As a last re l i for to the news conference. West was presented with an Energy saving device of his own. It is a French made Bike Lype iwo Wheeler which can be pedalled or driven by a Small motor mounted below the handlebars. The manufacturers claim it is pollution free and will go 200 Miles on a gallon of gasoline. West pedalled the Bright or Ange Bike along the state Louse corridor for he Benefit of photographers. Bui he indicated he docs not plan to use it on rips Between he Gover nor s mansion and his office. New wheels gov. John West takes a ride in the ground floor lobby of he slate House on a motor powered Bike that gets 200 Miles per Gal Lon of gasoline. His office said the Bike was presented by Charles t. Oakley of the Florence firm of Carolina Georgia imports. West s office said they were undecided about the use they would put the Bike to. A if you can t Trust prestone who can you Trust Eckerd s for every gift there s Aper rect card. Get your Bank american at South Carolina National. Two Days Only. Save on every suit in Stock regularly s30 and up. Now when it comes to fashion you can follow suit. For two exciting Days save on our entire line of women s Winter suits. Choose from pants or skill suits three and four piece Ward Robes. Most in polyester and Wool double knits. In plaids stripes Suec fes fur trimmed leathers and More. Misses sizes 8 to ?0, Hall sizes to hurry Over. At these prices you can afford to suit yourself. A Penney we know what you re looking for

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