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Florence Morning News from Florence, South Carolina • 26

Florence, South Carolina
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I SUNDAY DECEMBER 1851 LORENCE fAGE 10 OK ASIA VSLua ia aw T't Jt Beightler Subject On One Man Draft or President ATLANTA Dec 1 (fl Gen here today that he has been select along with Senator Gee 4 A a 4 fe ci A like tliose In the left picture are a danger and as a loss Lower fjicture to Uncle Sam CISC Religious Emphasis Week Speakers Named or 4 A at 10:30 A His subject is When Love Grows ather Gerard Maguire i in structor of Bible nt the University of Texas is speaker for the third morning convocation Wednesday on the final speaker Thursday will be the Bev Claude Broach minister of St John's Baptist Church nt Charlotte His subject Is "If 1 should Din Before I COLUMBIA Dec 1 Ifl Spcakers for the five convocation programs of religious emphasis week at the University of South Carolina start ing tomorrow were announced to day by President Norman' Smith The Rev Wilson 0 Weldon mln Istei of Memorial Methodist Church at Thomasville will speak st the preparatory convocation in the University Chapel tomorrow at atons with Senator George Russell or Governor Talmadge On this lat ter ticket ne win carry uie enure United Yearwood said Gen Beightler Is now commanding general of the Rhyukus command in Okinawa formerly was Ohio state highway director and has lorid citrus and ca'tle interests He described the general as best qualified man from every angle" and said is a free thinker true American Republican Dixiecrat Democrat a States Righter and every inch a man four He also said Gen Beightler "is a true outstanding hero of the Philippines a soldier of fortune a Christian gentleman statesman a leader having no fuss or fight with labor capital or religion color or There is no open season on bea ver in the United States Individ ual states however designate linited periods when beaver may be trapped if there in an over supply Building Boom Slows Here But City Growth Conti nues ClPtTt burned over thows healthy forest growth in the same Montana area nK nAtahllnr ivLiv became candidate for president of the Unit ed States without his consent The name of the Ohio Georgia and lorida businesr man and mili tary figure was placed in the run ning by Ratliff Yearwood of Georgia and lorida Yearwood who once ran last in a field of 14 candidates for governor of lorida said ina press release ler without authority from the general to manage his cam paign for president He predicted that Gen Beightler will be nominated on the "Repub lican ticket after the smoke is all cleared away" But Yearwood add ed if the Republicans do not nom inate the general "the Democrats or Dixiecrats would nominate him 000 Last year the service' sold Jtibi under 300 million board feet of tim ber Hanson says if be bad more funds to build access roads to tim ber stands sales could be and yet the yield sustained Region One mountain pastures fed 132911 cattle and 260957 shcci last year Another important feature of the forest service work is furnishing recreational opportunities for the cd to a fire near Helena and were caught in rugged country when the wind changed Twelve perished in the rocky hills of Mann Gulch The actual fire lighting costs the region about half a million dollars a year and about $1500000 is spent on fire prevention It takes a lot of equipment to handle all the Jobs tire forest serv ice docs Region One has 12553 miles of telephone line 6 radio networks 1130 pack mules and horses and uses 19 airplanes The forests arc crisscrossed with 12000 miles of service roads and 30746 miles of trails The entire cost for running this region a year is $7009624 But the forest service takes in more than half that much a year $3746727 Timber sales bring in a little over $3 million and grazing fees account for about half a million Land use permits and water power rights are good for another $50 taxpayers who own the lands More than 2500000 persons took advantage of the forests last year enjoying nearly 14000 miles of fi 'ling streams and lakes covering 867 acres Hvn'crs stalk their quarry on 177939'1 acres set aside for the 250000 game animals living on the forests ishing attracts 280000 visitors a year while hun'mg draws anoth er 1320C0 The entire forest plan lumber ing grazing keeping big game and setting aside recreational areas is designed io keep the woodlands young and producing AIKEN HOUSE One of the laregit commercial buildings under construction here House at the intersection of West Evans and Coit Streets ments plus store and office space Directly across the street a four store building is now being erected (All Staff photos by Weirch) 1 ST MATTHEWS An ample building of concrete block construction is the new building for St Matthews Church located in the 800 block of Pawley street The Negro house of worship will be put into use in the neor future LORi MORNING NJ NEW Tho construction trend In lorence Is not all along commercial and religious trends Many private resi dences are being built to help relieve the housing shortage in this area These two houses are port of a now development ROYAL Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret lilt I I I I I 1 noia targe Bouquets in layer or uonaon i uaeon i neater on rival for royal film showing of "Where No Vultures lv" Cherokee Rood Is on example Progress on the building Is mov ing right ahead and the Impressive building will be completed In the near future on Quten Road ust i Ccgg Avenue Several houses havo been completed and these two will be ready for occupancy before long PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH With construction continuing to boom In the lorence area new religious Institutions are blos soming on all sides The irst Presbyterian Church ust off is the Aiken It will house numerous apart 4 A Jit January Residences (32) 168 500: non residence 4 117030: al terations (15) $78850 Total 4264 380 ebruary Residences (19) $136000: non residence (4) $12360 nlteratoins $10350 Total $158 710 March Residences (8) $58800 non residence (7) $230550: altera tions (7) $4450 Total $293800 April Residences (14) $136 500 non resldcncc (7) $29350: al terations (11) $12025 Total 875 May Residences (20) $129700 non residence (5) $7250 alterations (12) $12150 Total $149100 June Residences (17) $94450 non residence (8) $41450 altera tions (16) $16970 Total $152870 July Residences (10) $56500 noii rcsldcnce $54250 alterations (15 $13450 Total $124200 August Residences (15) $101 500 non rcsidcnce 4 $47500 al terations (16) $14105 Total 4163 105 September Residences (15) $78500 non residence (8) $41250: alterations (12) $26700 Total $146450 October Residences (22) $76 300 non residence (4) $19500 al terations $11100 Total $106900 November Residences (15) $61600 non residence (3) $4100: alterations (7) $6875 Total 471 575 A Riddick assistant city man ager and city building inspector feels that construction permits will be few in December but that they will probably increase after I the holiday season Nevertheless 7 th subject of will be "It Is the Real Thing" The Rev James Stirling rector of Holy Innocents' Church nt Au burn Ala will speak at the first meeting in the University Armory Tuesday nt 10:30 am His address is titled "Who Am Dr Edmund Steimle pastor of Lutheran students at Boston Mass will address the second con vocation In the Armory Tuesday Small Band Of 911 Persons Responsible or Healthy Growth Of Montano orests By LOU BABB AP Newsfeatures MISSOULA Mont A large part of the watcr that goes into the Columbia and Missouri Rivers so Important to America's de fense program for food and power comes from tiny streams born in Region One of the National or est Service These two mighty rivers drain 788000 square miles of United States land their basins contain one fourth of tho land their acres produce 20 per cent of the country's crops and live stock Yet the responsibility of taking care of Region One is borne by a small band of 911 persons And the net cost to taxpayers fs 'just a little over $3 million a year At the Head is Regional orester Hanson He is in charge of 17 national forests covering 24676 418 acres spread over Montana Northern Idaho Northeastern Washlncton and Northwestern 1 South Dakota His domain includes 12500 square miles in the Missouri River basin and 26000 square miles in the Co lumbia Tho main Job of the forst serv ice is keeping the land covered with grass and trees safe from erosion and its worst enemy fire Preventing erosion calls for care ful supervision of lumbering opera tions so the forests will be kept in perpetual supply and rented pas tures must be checked closely so they will not be overgrazed There arc nearly 60 billion board feet of saw timber in the region The livestock range in the region covers 6885055 acres rented out to stockmen for summer pasturage ire fighting and fire preven tion arc the hard Jobs The forest service has to buck both man nnd nature to keep its trees and grass Lightning caused 1001 of the re gion's 1216 annual fire average between 1945 and 1919 Smokers accounted for 84 campers added another 38 Railroads were blamed for 35 debris burning started 19 and 12 were caused by lumbering Only three were intentionally caus ed The forest service figures the annual timber loss from fires is $1450000 And it costs the forest $2084255 a year to fight nnd pre vent fires During peak fire periods there may be as many as 1000 extra firefighters on the payroll and there have been times when 6000 extra smoke enters were used The fire fighter death rate aver ages two a year but a 1949 trage dy topped all disasters the forest service knows about ifteen young parachutists Jump 1 t' 4 CAROLINA COLLEGE COMMERCE New quorters for the Carolina College of Commerce here have been completed and part of the building located on South Dargan street is now In use The one story building provides plenty of light with numerous windows fc TO Twelve week old huskies take a last look through a porthole before leaving England for Oslo Norway '4 By BOB W1R1CH Staff Writer While the post war building boom in lorence appears to have slacked off a bit constructinn here continues at a rapid pace and indi cations are that building permits this year will near those of 1950 Through riday the office of the city building inspector had issued permits for $1808965 worth of con struction nnd alterations this year or the 12 months of 1950 that figure was $2248750 The lat ter figure includes the $340000 per mit issued for the construction of the Aiken House apartment and commercial building on West Ev ans Street rapidly nearing com pletion The emphasis has been placed on commercial and religious build ings this year However the house hunter is not being ignored Per mits have'beon issued for 187 resi dences this year Those buildings will provide space for 328 fami lies And that doesn't include the apartments that will be available in the Aiken House and several other apartments being renovated The boom month thus far this year was March Permits for new buildings and alterations totalled $293800 To break this total down 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