Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Oct 1 1970, Page 2

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 1, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaR a a thursday october i 1970 fun Tuuu a Friar Vascar comes to Florence f r Ita modern Speed checking device introduced p s and q s starting Between two designated Points average Speed Ofelta car being this by Tom English or. News City editor Ion their p s and q s starting oct. 13 when the unit goes into the officer operating Marks two distances and then flips a switch As the car passes the Points. Then by pressing a the officer gets an rec dangerous speeder and turned around in Pursuit. Purchased at a Cost of the Driver seeing the officer in an hour Eason thinks the unit will con tribute greatly toward the in been modernized t o a be in a stationary position nor commodare a fast paced society aimed at the vehicle beg but so have Speed checking i checked like radar radar docs however will remain m service cd Iby police also. And one of the most modern snowed checking devices was Vascar docs not Leplate cent la placed into service by Eason says to is Only a More modern device in the en-1 the Florence police department. Florence becomes Only these cond municipality in. South Carolina to introduce a system called Vascar to the Public. Charleston recently put the unit gov. To talk at inauguration South Carolina gov. Robert e i 1wuic vow no v for Cement of Speed Laws in the City of Florence. We want to slow Down fast he said in an Effort to Cut Down on a in an a Siuri w Aumi in device to Uigum a dents and personal ing in the opposite direction the Accident rate has been Vascar had its beginning decreasing in Florence. Eason. Points out. In 1968, police Check de accidents while thei for Cement of Speed presently Only three Florence patrolmen Waymon Willard Mcnair and or. Mith president a c k w e 11 Mumford and . Are certified t o operate the new unit visual they explain that the patrolmen Blackwell Mumford and Vascar the Speed checking unit will go into f in service. Vascar stands for average Speed computer is on the dash of unit the average Sec cd coir Puipui Miu u to hear police patrol car checks the Speed Tell it florentine had Best be clocking the time of a vehicle Walter d. Of Francis Marion College will deliver the main addresses Friday a t ceremonies inaugurating Smith As the first president of the col lege. James a. Rogers chairman of the state College Board of trustees has invited the Public to attend the ceremonies scheduled to begin at 11 . At Stokes Hall on the College Cam Gottfr pus. The investiture of Smith r evander Dillon evander Lane 66, died tuesday Fermon a Wau a died wed. Marion a Sophia after j., Long .1 neg Day morning at a Columbia Joseph e. Walters Myrtle beac1, _ in me directed by Cottingham funeral Buna. Full masonic rites will be in the Home. Mrs mrs. Ella f. Brown mrs. k. Brown 57, of 614 Greenway dr., Florence widow of Roddey m. Brown died wednesday afternoon in a local Hospital after an apparent heart funeral arrangements be announced by Waters funeral a mood. Larry and Billy Lane arrangements. All of Dillon three daughters or Walters mrs. Dorothy Bingham mrs. and mrs. Shirley Smith both of Dillon two Brothers. Ernest and Gary Lane both also of Dillon four Sisters mrs. Annie Smith and mrs. Bessie Hamilton both of Dillon mrs. M a 1 i n d a Summerford of Brownsville and mrs. Vincie Byrd of Latta and h grandchildren. Jackson Bull funeral was Birn in Strickland of n.c., Srai of the late Eppie Hodges a cry marshal1 Walters. He was

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