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Yesteryear - Nov. 20, 2013

42 YEARS AGO -- Nov. 15-19, 1971

Posted: November 19, 2013 11:18 a.m.
Updated: November 20, 2013 5:00 a.m.

Fashion show is Tuesday

The place to be Tuesday night at 8:00 p.m. is Phelps Auditorium for the Camden Junior Welfare League’s Heritage Week fashion show “Bustles to Boots.”  The show will feature present day fashions and historical fashions dating back to the 1800’s.

Miss South Carolina 1972, Pam Inabinet, will be the commentator and special entertainment will be provided by “Stage 5” a group from The Camden Community Theater, which includes Dennis Jones, John McCarney, Mavis Gabriel, Barbara James, Cyndi Galloway, pianist, Frankie Pollard, bass, Danny Massalon, and drummer, Frank Haynes….

Live television is announced for the Colonial Cup

Television arrangements have been completed for the $100,000 Colonial Cup International Steeplechase at Camden’s Springdale Course this Saturday.

Four major Eastern cities are at the heart of an independent television network, and other stations in this area are expected to join.  The stations so far carrying the half-hour live telecast are WOR in New York City, WKBS in Philadelphia, WMAR in Baltimore, and WTTG in Washington, D.C.

In order to meet the television time requirements for broadcasting from 2:30 to 3:00, the Colonial Cup has been moved up to be the second event on the five-race card.  Originally it was the third race.  Paddock time for the first race is 1:30.

Michael O’Hehir, who manned the public address system for the Colonial Cup last year, will do so again and will be featured on the telecast.  He is very well known in Europe, where he is with Radio-Television Ireland.

2 distinguished speakers salute Cassatt Saturday

The community of Cassatt is sponsoring “A Salute to Cassatt” on Saturday, November 20, as part of Heritage Days activities.

The highlight of the day will be a barbecue turkey dinner at 5 p.m. at Midway School on Highway 1.  Featured speakers will be Senator Strom Thurmond and the Rev. Luns C. Richardson, associate dean, Benedict College, Bamberg, and pastor of Thankful Baptist Church, Bamberg….

Lugoff  lass is Heritage Queen pick

An estimated 400 persons saw Miss Phyllis Hawkins, 16, chosen “Miss Heritage Days” on Wednesday at the close of activities at the Broad Street Mall.

One of 28 contestants, Miss Hawkins was crowned by Camden Mayor Austin Sheheen.  Jack Brantley, executive vice president of the Chamber of Commerce, presented her a bouquet of roses.

Miss Hawkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Jack Hawkins of Lugoff, is a junior at Lugoff-Elgin High School.

As winner of the title, she received the following gifts:  a reserved infield parking space at the Colonial Cup races, given by Sheheen Texaco; an engraved Colonial Cup mug, given by the Cup committee; an engraved silver tray given by Sheorn Jewelers; a pantsuit from Town & Country….

Two countians join the U.S. Air Force

James H. Wright, a 1971 Graduate of Camden High School, Camden, S. C. and Robert J. Dougherty, a 1971 graduate of Joseph Kershaw Academy, Camden, S. C. enlisted in the U. S. Air Force, in one of the new guaranteed job assignments the Air Force now offers.

Based upon results of aptitude testing prior to enlistment, Airman Wright and Airman Dougherty chose enlistment in the Aircraft Control and Warning Radar Repairman career field.

Upon completion of six weeks of basic military training, at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, Wright and Dougherty will be assigned to technical training school at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., for 34 weeks of technical school….


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