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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 1, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaSunday morning september 1, 1957 the Florence morning news Florence s. C. B. S. Posto n explains Fine Points of the Auto police Chie m. D. Adams gets an Sarly Leek Ford s new Auto the Edsel on display Here wednesday by Dew James morning staff writer the newest member of the Ford company automobile family the 1958 Edsel makes its debut in Florence wednesday at a b motor co. 310 e. Cheves St. The company has not re leased prices but the new make is expected to Range from approximately to in. The Ford automotive family will Range in Price from medium priced Fords to Mercury a pos sible Over Laping of Edsel and Mercury prices is anticipated. The most striking styling changes in the new make is a at the Heaters today ciry Frant Deborah Kerr on the French Riviera across an Ocean and All Over new York in Leo Mcdoy s an affair to remember an affair to remember is one of the sweetest love stories Ever filmed we guarantee that you will enjoy every minute of it and come out with a song in your heart see it with someone you love shows today 9 p. M. Show opens Coio Riihl every tick of clock every beat of your heart it brings the olo Serl Iii for Ono Latr gnat int sir ring Glenn Ford Van Heflin Felicia Farr a Columbia _ the world s most dangerous sport Mph on a Road built for an of cart there s a gun at your ribs. And not enough Gas to make the next checkpoint a Hank Iii a Star color first showing in Florence vertical Center Grille in front and to segmented horizontal Tai rights each stretching across approximately ene third of the rear Width of the car. A push Button transmission with controls in the Hub of the steering is probably the biggest mechanical innovation of the Nev Edsel. Hanger and pacer series Edsel will be equipped with an e-4m engine with a horsepower rating of 303. The Corsair and citation series will be powered by the e 475 engine with a 345 horsepower rating. Standard equipment on Allet Sels Are dual headlights self adjusting brakes which commensal automatically As linings Wear safety rim wheels and four Barrs carburettors. The Edsel is Ford s first be Auto since it introduced Mercun in 1938. The car is available 18 models two and four door hard tops two and four door sedans five station wagons and two convertibles. The Edsel was first proposed b Henry Ford ii in 1948. Studie of the Price line and place in the Market continued through the k Rean War but production Plai were held off. Final blueprint went to the toolmakers in Marc 1956, and the first Pilot Model were produced in april of the year. Sarikey Moody has been a pointed service Foreman and v t. Crane has been appointed the. Desk Foreman with Southern be Telephone co. Here company facials announced this week. Moody is a native of dillo and has worked with the compan in Marion Aiken and came prior to his new appointment h was test desk Foreman with to company Here. Crane a Savannah a. Nativ began work with Southern Bell 1951 after graduation from Clem son College. He had previous worked with the company in c Lumbia and Denmark before com ing to Florence. Tight Money busing investor shift by Vic Mcelheny morning news stall writer the . Government s. Alight Oney policy has not brought lout any marked contraction borrowing nor any startling in eases in savings in the Florence Florence Bankers said last All three local Banks reported their rates on Loans ave tended to move up during be past two years an business has declined Little local borrowers have allowed rate hikes with title grumbling Bankers say. They Aye not protested apparently bikers add because they under situation. we ave to raise our equally ineffective have been Aises in in rest rates on savings accounts. Although some Banks higher rates than others Lere seems to be Little Transfer ing of accounts. One Bank reports a slight Over u decline in the average size of savings accounts during the past to years. These Are two local indications hat government policies Are not having the desired effect. Natural a inflation is continuing. Last week a one half of one percent in Rease in the average Price was reported. The two most publicized gov rement policies have been a marked increase in the ales Federal Reserve Banks Lave been charging their member Janks for Money the members wish to borrow. This is aimed Al lulling the amount of Cash Banks Lave to lend. 2 Treasury boosts in rates paid on . Government securities some of these Are higher than during the celebrated. Bank holi. Day of 1933. Both have had the purpose of reducing the Supply of Money in circulation hence the term tight the government wants to reduce borrowing and in crease saving. But local customers keep on Bor rowing Bankers agree despite higher rates. One reason the Bank ers gave was that one percent in creases mean much to the Small Borrower. The Bankers add that they Haven t turned Down any local re quells because of a shortage of Money. The chief effect has been on Bank investments outside the pee Dee area. E. S. Holland cashier of the guaranty Bank and Trust co., said his Bank had switched from com Mercial paper to government Bonds feeling that the latter offered a More secure investment at a Good return. J. Philip Southerland executive vice president of the Bank of Flor ence agreed. Southerland added that one marked local effect of the tight Money course has been a construction Industry slowdown. Con tractors building materials hand lers and others have been hit he said As Well As construction work racing thriller Anthony Steele und Stanley Baker portray frock experts in the racing drama Check Point showing sunday and monday at the Circle drive in. First Florence run. Affair pair Gary Grant Ond Deborah Kerr Are co starred in twentieth Century Fox a release an affair to today at the the roman tic cinemascope comedy is directed by Leo Banks Here wan safety not heroes this week by a news staff writer Florence Bank tellers Are instructed to Deal out Cash not aerobics robbers stage a hold up. New City directory lists population at their instructions Are Cooper ate with the robber. Do nol Lake any action which will endanger your life or the lives of in other words hand Over the Money. We can always get the Money Back from the insurance company. We can t get Back a dead Teller. Besides few Bank robbers Ever eventually one manager said. There is another instruction observe the features and mannerisms of the robber As closely As. You can so that you retain a mental picture to describe to Law enforcement officers later Bank officials said last week that these instructions Are the Standard ones advised by the fed. Eral Bureau of investigation. The instructions have never seen applied Bank officials add hone of them can remember hear ing of a local robbery. Some local Banks have a police station alarm others do not. One Jank the South Carolina National on West Evans has added Protection tear Gas. The vents through which the Gas can by released Are at ankle level in fron of the teller1 windows. The mechanism has Only been operated once by mistake. A Teller was to a new worker several years ago and accidentally released the Gas which filled the Bank in seconds. Bank manager j. P. Brothers said last week he was seated at a desk next to one of the outlets when the mishap occurred. The Impact of the discharging Gas shot me right up out my chair lie said. Brothers took one look around he said and ordered a Hasty evacuation. It took several Days be fore the Bank was cleared of the Jas. The West Evans Structure Las Only one exit the front door. This was left open for several nights and huge fans were placed at the Back. Meanwhile Brothers said we All worked with tears n our theater Calendar once there was More la the Man an in the land but that was he re they began making soil Bank payments. Carolina Sun Mon tue wed. An. Affair to remember n cinemascope and color starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. Thurs Fri sat. The Prince and the showgirl in technicolor Starr ing Marylin Monroe and Laurence Olivier. Colonial Sun Mon tue wed. To Yuma starring Glenn Ford Van Heflin and Felicia Farr thurs Fri beginning of the end with Peter Graves and Peggy Castle also the unearthly starring John Carradine and Alli son Hayes. Saturday the burning Hills starring Tab Hunter and Natalie Wood. Chicle drive in Sun Mon checkpoint in Colon with Anthony steel and Stanley Baker tue wed. Desk set in technicolor with Spencer Tracy and Kathryn Hep Burn also 3 Young texans thurs. Three coins in the foun Tain in technicolor and cinemascope with Dorothy Mcguire Clifton Webb Maggie Mcgarra and Rosanna Brazzi Fri sat gun fury in technicolor Star ring Rock also forever Darling. Darlington theatre Jon tues night passage with Jama Lewart Audie Murphy and Elaine Stewart in technicolor and tech Irama. Cd. The Rivers Edge with Ray Lilland Anthony. Quinn and Deb Paget. Filmed in Mexico. Hurs Fri double feature first show vome change sought to Gordon Snee Zum Ipswich England aug. 31 Iff Snee Zum changed the Amily name today. When you have to live will iat name for 40 he said the jokes Wear a Little thin ant in corny remarks become so he had a court change the ame to wife s Maiden ame. Florence s population jumped from to since 1955 according to. A new City directory currently being distributed. The directory published by Nel sons directory co. Inc., Charles ton is customarily issued every two years. Contains a buyers guide and civic Section a residential directory a householders directory a business directory and a list of nationally advertised brands a numerical Telephone directory and a Rural route directory. The directory lists the name and address of All persons Over 16 years old and lists num Bers of dependents under 16. It also designates race and Home ownership. In a Brief information sketch the directory lists the City s area As six Square Miles. According to the directory the ally has 11 White schools 8 negro schools 33 White churches 16 negro churches and three hospitals with a bed capacity of approximately 350. The directory labels Florence the key cily of the pea Dee. In addition to being a Railroad Cen Ter fleets of trucks leave the City daily carrying the goods of some 50 wholesalers having Headquarters or Branch warehouses Here the directory says. Florence has approximately 60 Industrial plants manufacturing Wood products furniture bakery products textiles Concrete products and other manufactured goods the directory says. The City is the retail and whole Sale Center for 11 counties with a population of approximately 000 persons. Annual retail sales volume is about and annual wholesale volume is Over in the 11-county area the directory says. In Florence there Are 421 re Tail stores 59 wholesale firms and retail sales volume in the City an. Dually is about in 1956, persons were employed in retailing in Florence. The City s wholesale volume is approximately and approximately 521 persons Are employed in whole Saling. Financially the directory lists debits to customer s accounts at in the City s three Banks. The Book lists Bank build ing and loan and postal savings deposits at about citizens of the United states live permanently in Paris. Kiwanis picks new president William h. Flor ence attorney has been elected y acclamation As president of he Florence kiwanis club. The club requesting nomination Al its meeting this week for Nomi nations to the posts of president and vice president voted so overwhelmingly for Blackwell that in was named to the Post. Next week members will choose Between Henry f. Dargan jr., and or. Kenneth Lawrence for the vice presidency. They were High men in the nominations this week. Board members will be elected later for the coming year. This week s kiwanis meeting consisted of a film on the Parade of roses in los Angeles and was shown by Pepper Martin. A Long Island robber locked the Butcher in the May be he wanted him to Cool off. Building plans Norman m. Huckabee superin indent of the South Carolina in us trial school Here addresses in Florence Lions club Friday iving details of the coming con auction of the school s new Hal Lillion Dollar Plant. The construction was authorize i a stale Bond Issue passed Bie state legislature this year in other action the Lions kick d off the club s annual attend me contest which it won in sout Carolina last year a record c 6 per cent. Notice . The . Club will be closed tuesday sept. 3 for Benefit of .-Little Lea gue annual dance Bill a Presson right Leaf held Over first outdoor run Tonitte mom. Tues. Enjoy a delicious meal at our snack bar also living swamp Darlington theatre Darlington s. C. Today sunday sept. 1 James sle Warl Audie Murphy in passage in tech drama co starring Dan Duryea Dianne Foster Elaine Stewart Brandon Dewilde at Joey shows at 3-5-9 p. M. Special show 11 p. M. Till s a. A monday track of the cab Mons is number two not of this Arth. At. The Iron sheriff. Late show 11 p.m., the creeping unknown. Palmetto drive in in Mori tues wed thurs double feature. Fire Down blow starring Rita Hayworth Obert Mitchum and Jack Lem Lon. Second attraction Battle nations with John Lund and Jefe Brasselle. I sat. Port Africa in technicolor Rith pier. Angeli and Phil Carey. Uso raw Edge in color starring Ory Calhoun and Yvonne Decar o. Masonic notice the regular communication of Hampton Lodge no. 204 afm will be held at the masonic tem ple on monday even ing september 2nd at 800 o clock for the purpose of transact business. All member Are red to attend this meeting and visiting masons will be welcomed. Coit a. Mcdonald Wei. R. Rives King Sec. 31, sept. 1, 2. Dual i Way drive in Darlington s. C. Sunday through wednesday funny face with Fred Astaire show at 9 begins p. M. To o big hits both first Nite time in a drive in 010 burning. 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