Florence Morning News from Florence, South Carolina on December 2, 1951 · Page 26
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Florence Morning News from Florence, South Carolina · Page 26

Florence, South Carolina
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Sunday, December 2, 1951
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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, FLORENCE MOHNINO NEWS, FLORENCE S. C, PAGE R-B Santa Claus Has Wide Range To Choose From Here 77Iir.TTiMiMri' "" ' i , imm 1 T"YC Bein9 Sold In F orence Are Quite Modernistic By VrALTEK 5. ALtbn City Editor Stinta Claus is no. slow poke jjtic and streamlined toys for the he'lL be visiting Christmas Eve nighl. And old Saint Nick's agents in ziai .kt snea DOLL HEAVEN Four-yeor-old Kny Ayen leami to bo in doll Flbrsjiice store. Ayers of Florenc i th daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy (All tlaff photos by Wniricr,) FASCINATED Joan and Jane McLandon, twin daughters of Mayor and Mrs. R. D. McLendon of TimmDinville, are intently Interested in the whirling ferrii whflsl and merry-go-round. That's Jean an the left (we think). LOADED DOWN-Mrs- E. D. Sallenger Jr. (lefi) doesn't item lo mind the weight of the big Christmas packages she's carrying, Her daughter Claire, V, Is having a lol of fun on this shop, ping lour, too. To Help Fight Polio Monkey Business Is Booming At Bluffton he city Uns past vecK jpwcu that there ere no shortages in any ot lines o! things that make. Jun- There's the usual abundance ot stir ar.d shape, play pistols, horns, whistles and other things to make all'tb'e many' .tilings on wheels trains, cars, Iricyeles, bikes But this year sama nas a urns." wider field to choose from lo keep r. Atnmir. ue there're spirkllnc. let planes and hot rods plea s el' from their engines', cows uvenile age (and p-rhups older nes, too), Santa San get an en- plele with plastic racers, buses and jeeps mat operas CF.- bridges. Or he might decide to gel an entire Oaf fie system complete with red and green lights that signal the car.; and trucks on paved streets properly marKea. to get 'just the toy cowboys and whole rodeo rancn ;e. corral, cowboys and cow girls on Ihe horses. i-o "western' entirely he may he Idcnce. tractors, hogs, cows, chick- ens, watering iiuus" ioo. business ia town he may be look ing forward To Kevung ins ur filling station with plastic cars, K pumps, elevated storage, grea out in the, modern Christmas gills spend many happy hours with her house sets including each renm M lusMike mother's best, for it really shines although it is Ihe dolls but also baimnets in piv tic that htc real miniatures. The market" There're hundreds ot different types, sizes and prices hint rinse to fit all budgets. One ,,a i,;v,l covered beds, plastic chain, small pianos and orSans offered by lurnuure sioics niiu cr the jet automatic six-shot guns thai reallv shoot plastic halls The tendency seems su " ward larger toys this year there're great bit! tractors that the l,:JBC. fL.vl , furniture rsnwu rnUft ANnTHFE) FIRE TRUCK Some younaiter will bo I mas morning when he sees this road fir truck that Miss Ruby Is from a shelf of a local 5 and 10 cent store, igVily pleoied Chrlit getting down BLUFFTON, S. Dec. 1 (JPI There is a Sot ot monkey business going n near Bluffton. Ing about it for some time, but this week was the first lime reporter was allowed in to ! To lie specific, a 40-acre tracl on the riV.atie River, some 12 miles north o Hhifftnn and hiding under ihe name of Okatie Farms, Is the Kllis Island for thousands of monkeys from India and the Philippines, their lives dedicated henceforth to research for treat- Operated by the National Foutl-daticn lor Infantile Paralysis, 0k-tie Farms is a receiving station keys from India and The Philippines, respectively. The chattering little fellows arc kept here for t-fically planned diet Into the pink of conditio! and shipped out to re-sea nch centers conducting experiment.-; under grants from the foun dation. This monkey, business is a: has international overtones, diplomatic and otherwise. At the beginning, in 19-17, the monkeys came Into nearby Savannah. Ga., by ship ar.rt were trucked tr- Okatie Farms. New. many of them come by air ill the wry trom their native Chines. The little brown and tan Ithesus monkeys make the trip via British overseas airways (BOAC) trans-shipped also by air to New nomolgus cross the Pacific by Earner because airlines operating -re are too husy with military 305 to Japan and Korea to -. however, from the west coast "We're on our way toward getting a vaccine," he continued. "We shoutd finish that this year, but there can always be a slip be- ,ve-en the cup and the lip. tven lis will hp. only temporary' the was-, its sole function is to provide a constant supply of mon keys ot Slanoarn sire, type ana ' About the first public word said BiSil O'Connor, president of the fo-jr.datlon. in a peech In Charleston Nov. 20. He disclosed oificlal-v what many persons knew privately Okatie Farms has monkeys. The place has been kept under wraps ar.d visitors were denied lo avoid undue publicity ar.d a swarm of sightseers the foundation though might hamper the ptoj- Mr. O'Connor told his Charleston "Researchers for the fnui ticn virtues which cause polio. Tne ruses outside human tissue for the all done in medical schools and college or university rescarcn centers. In the words of one foundation official who- emphatically dodges belHo." ing of a doughy mass of grains quantities calculated to sate the There probably is some learned computation of mass thai will fill hen they stop yelling," Candi dly hr trundles the food past the cages ot screaming monneys in a ssrheciharrow, halting before each to toss in little balls of the stuff down, vou would see upwards of 3,000 monkeys in the outdoor steel time. j of a persor.aWe young woman from Padr.iwar.owski, who has been at became manager." succeeding John HelTTisen ot Savannah, woo nein tne posr Temporarily. :.sri W- h.r"mml,t lite the roos and circus menageries. Lip of secretary "to F,d Davis, assis tive and a former US Wildlife Serv- cst Kdiger, is the keeper who looks ing about and pausing frcquently fov sips of water. An untoward . door of (he heated hutch. Thc:;c doors swing outward lrem ine top. Miss iiteptianie says mey icarn grows stronger, the foundation is bound that uic supply or monnej!, bought from animal traders .loroati and arrive at me rate or i.auu sc. monthly. They wcieh lwtwc pretty Much of a size ahout Miss Stephanie said that shipments are made to research :cntrrs in lots of from tsvo to isanv as T.S mnnke-. s. as thev Among the interna lionat headache of this monkey business are ttie nampenng rules ot espcri irom India, svhicli turned the foundation 'TiiAVS THE ONE I WANTl' That's what Iillle ihree-ycor-old John Donaid Fili.-.cirris seems be tliinkina as he Welches the trains whiz by and syes other, on elevated yards. He s tha i of Mr. end Mis. J. D. Filzharris of Florence. ; not be exported by seo between April 1 and Aug. 11, because of rinvinff iVip- hripht nf the Irnn- ian oil crises, 510AC was all but grounded in India, when gasoline in dire straits with researchers cl;imu::r: f-r no:c n.or'cy-. Inrt ant rt-fiTt of erfliO and wouldn't lei it be used on ships required for the six weeks to eu days d the trip. Besides, there from the United States, BOAC gat enough gasoline to keep the flow of Rhesus going and the day way saved. This monkey business is big business. The Oxalic installation cost S72T. MO. Each animal ccsls S2j to S3n delivered to O'natle; and 1,3011 to 1.500 are shipped from, here cich month. hr-rr expecting their toylands to be bee- oi things to sell but some Items arc going 0 fast that It looks as if Santa should be sure he has Of course, the toyland managers Ihe first of the monf. there would l a oTeaL increase in shoppers and The bells, whistles, drums, tingling merry - go - rounds and other that are being heard in the toy departments Junior and Sister's jovotis laujih" and giggles ring fndd tsaleUdlt."Vrom rin.ted with the many, many things nnd dragline, real furniture ihn vnunGsters to use in mo ther's nnJ daddy's house as wen Florence5 stores several weeks ago but the rush didn't actually get staTled until yesu.Turtjr. --"-'J' store seemed :--,lL'i'i-.i II Florence City Briefs Bernard Baruch Stops Here On Flying Trip To New York i out, local m chants ; Deaths And Funerals mMW - - ' ri&mnrmm i MWs : -liHil way 'WiM BR - - - in :SBMkSslM Mrs. Maggie Croswel! TIMMONSVILLE. Dec. l-""- xandeCrVCrosswell, 76, will be held b7 chapel of lIrai nJ Perry Hughes of Lamar and the Ites W A. Deckham of Timmonsville officiaticg. Interment will be m the Cyjiress Cemclery near ' ''amj Mr'-. ,rrS ' V . c,.,.iif!i of Darlmgton County, daughter of the h' rfiri' in 1920. Since that a'e she has made her home with neaufort. but for some time she invalid name nj., -- bymfour other liepheivs, Eldrldge Wagener Wesley Mlxon or Beaufort ar.d C. F. Hampton of Tampa. Fla Mrs, Ida Dubose J.'vf. Vaughan of 'Florence, died .ealeidav at her home in Searcy, .Arkansas. Funeral services will be con ducted at 1 p. m.j Monday, Other survivors include C Mixon of Mebane, N. C, and several nepnews ana nieces ui Florence. statesman, left from the Florence after 's o'clock" yesterday, appar- A.irt ofiieials said that the private plane ot the president of Fan-American Airways picked up Baruch, wh6 had driven here nm HIS Oeorgclawll pininanon.- Hallnn net at the K:o : r , it ire Funeral Home here Friday night. The directors were showh the recently completed cli&iwl, the Attr trpr.nnm dav of gift shopping, it's nice to come hume to I simmering on the low gas flnme Following a dinner, a business meeting v. as conducted by Mer- dent of the eroup. of Amity Lodge 350. A. F. Jt.. for giees. that was scheduled for Monday has been cancelled, it was an- TITE EIGHTEENTH annual niceiing of stockholders of the rln,nnr lm.l iirtion Credit Asso ciation will he held in the Flor- cul-- County Court House Saturday. December 8. J. MaC. Martin secretary - treasurer, announced yesterday. WE MAKE REAL ESTATE LOANS -for the installation of that new water system und bathroom facilities. Se? lib for your requirement. NATIONAL FINANCE CORP. 212 N. Darean Street. Dial 7153 At krdinc time, the monkeys i line the fronts of their cages TUNEFUL TWOSOME AT HOWE-Singer Wirtdy Corson, privole life Mrs. Eddie Joy, gets cuddly with her Ihree-wee old daughter, Jody, in their New York City oparlmunl. Mrs. George D, Spears Funeral services for Mrs. George c ennrfueted yesterday morning In St. John's Louis A. Haskell, rector of the church and the Kcv w. s. i-oyuoi. retired Episcopal minister. Burial fi,...-j ; Mynt Hone cemetery. Music for the services was presented by the choir of the church ist The hynins 'sung hy the che-ir ui f and Mv Failh ijxiks tfp to tTtcc." A u., hAr TiircKasvl four daughters, three sons, tour si n-j, tv3(.rq TTuneral Home- ieharie of arrangements. SERVICE SATISFACTION QUALITY MERCHANDISE JACK'S I TLMC CDArc I MORGAN refrigeration service TMl SrAsLt Refrigeration Service Dial 6648 FOR SALE refrigeVation OIL HEATERS CLEANED h- f ' 715 Weil Palmelfo Street DlOl 7Z14 nit-W I AAkIC OTfCE - Rock Waal lnsnlitlnn QUICK LOANS HIGHEST LOANS ON Ave.a five room houe insu- On Autos, Appliances, Dia- i n i lated overhead (blown in! onds, Watches, Radios, Com- sja(ches shofauns, men's uils. Terms S3.00 down .SB.00 per nations, Also unredeemed radios, diamonds or anything of month, mi for sale. -allle; call Harry E. Thomas .iommcs imw nefirf Florence Tnsiilnlinjr Cn. Finance Company FLORENCE LOAN OFFICE n0x ISM Office 7fl7 Trust 188 E. Front SI- 161 N, Brin rtial H10Z Florence, S. (J. - Phone S512

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