You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - April 4, 1934, Aiken, South Carolina N ami No Paper Published in thia Locality Equals the Journal and v t Circulation in Aiken County VOt AIKEN S WEDNESDAY APRIL t Copy BYRNES ANNOUNCED ON Ernest L Allen Secretary of the Aiken Chamber of Commerce was notified Monday evening Senator James F at a confer ence held OBJ Monday with the Di rector of other of wai that the in emarge Federal Public will on today ap an far tat Ai ken Federal Goart HOOM ia sun of is that this will be to build a moat Federal building in Aiken the committee indicated that in view of the increas ed cost pf and labor that they would approve an additional amount for the Aiken building if the same appeared to be necessary j This news from will be very gratifying to the people of Ai ken and the Chamber of Commence and its areto be congratulated in finally securing the Aiken Federal Court Building The building of course will be lo on the lot purchased by the government adjoining the Aiken Church and formerly known as the Wyman property The lot was paid forhy the government over a and architects em ployed to prepare plans for the building However after Mr Roosevelt was inaugurated he deemed it wise to switch the funds appropriated by the Congress for to the Ce in order to immediately fur nish employment to a great mass of young men unemployed In January was by the Congress to carry on CWA work and to build a number of federal building throughout the United States A committee was appointed in Washington to take up all of the federal building projects and those that won most worthwhile Since theappoint ment uf this committee Senator Byrnes has repeatedly urged the the pro ject calling to their attention the fact that the Rite had been purchased and architects employed and other by the government The Senator also stressed the very great need for thu Aiken Court House Court Building has been an objective of the Chamber of for the past five years The need was first brought to the attention of the Board of Directors by Mr Ernest L Allen Secretary about 11326 through the cooperation of Congressman Hare then the Rep of tho court building was cd by the Judicial Department later and in litHO when it was planned by the government to con struct a number of federal the Department for the Aiken Thi allotment was made however after a committee from Aiken with Congressman Hare had con ferred with the various members of the Inter Departmental Building Committee in Washington It is be by those who are familiar with the project that had this com not gone to Washington aivi actively pushed the matter at that time iha Court house would never nave been approved Thv commitee which appeared in Excite Great interest Eight elections for school trua in of the county Tuesday March Some of the hotly COD mad in one district in which three were to be elected for the third trustee and new election will be ordered This election waa at dutrict No 42 There were seven candidates for The were Lenward H Young E G Aid 26 Clemon Lemons 24 3 Corbett 24 T E 17 E L Smith 17 H H Rocen 16 Len Tonne E G wen declared nominated and a sec ond election will be called between Lemons and Corbett There was a food race at Salley Dist No 47 W 98 H A Sawyer 67 and H B Salley 45 Two trustees were to be elected and Mr Adams received nomination for three year term and H A Sawyer received nomination for two year term Mr Adams is with the Coca Cola Company Mr Sawyer is asso in business with his father H M Sawyer and Mr Salley is a member of the firm of H B and Olin J Salley At Wagener Dist No 47 there was no contest The candidates were Messrs A L Garvin and 0 L Baughman for two vacancies Each received 34 votes They will decide among themselves who will be trus tee for three yean and one year candidates Redds Dists An drew Moseley received the tion 61 votes J P g votes At Belvedere Dist 48 J S Sal ley was only candidate and received 14 votes two candidates offered at Grove Dist No 40 J F Clark and Isaac Sheppard Each re 13 Thoy will decide who will take trusteeship for three and years In district No 29 Beard nominated over H A by n vote of to 70 and voted in this elec tion At Bath Moody received 2 votes mid Heard 7 at Moody received and Beard 138 At Monetta Diet No 34 the re ulwn McCane 72 and K B fato 48 v I Thomas Hitchcock i Dies In Aiken Sunday Came to Aiken in Early Life and Recognized M One of the of the Winter Colony Mrs Hitchcock of Aiken and Westbory K L mother of my international polo star and herself a widely known sportswoman died at her home nan on at of in juries suffered when a hone fell her last December Mrs Hitchcock had been bedrid den since her accident on December 26 Two were broken In the fall and paralysis of side developed She was years old Her husband and their four ten Tommy Hitchcock Francis Hitchcock Mrs J Averill Clark and Mrs Julian were at her bedside when death came Mrs Hitchcock was M F H of the Aiken drag hounds and it was during a drag hunt that she suffered her accident her horse falling ata jump Born in France Born in Cannes France Mrs Hitchcock was daugh ter of George Eustis and Louise Corcoran Eustis of Washington and New Orleans her parents dying when she was a young girl Mrs Hitchcock was the grand daughter of the late William W Corcoran widely known pist and founded of the famed Cor coran art gallery in Washington B Eustis ambassador to France un der President Grover Cleveland The dashing Louise Eustis mar ried HuT sportsman in 1801 Her first visit to Aiken where at the time of her death she was the I dean of the winter colony here was j as a little girl of five years old when sho came the aunt by whoe i she will sleep Since Coming Attractions At State Theatre tW Tkc GOLF TOURNAMENT AT HOTEL COURSE ELEVEN team at L and she herself the team known as Old Aiken Other of her polo in cluded Devereux Milburn Louis Stoddard J Watson Webb F Skiddy von Stade James P Mills James C Rathborne Stewart Igle hart E T Gerry and Michael G all of whom have made polo history here and in England and in the Argentine i I they were very young and taught them Fearless her self lie taught them fearlessness and when they were injured had them back on horses as soon as they were able again to sit in the saddle Pack of Often she rode with them in tice and often they had a difficult time matching her stride The fall she suffered in December was the fifth bad one for her in three j years Her love for horses how j ever was so great that she undaunted She riding as master of the hunt at the time of her last injury and was lending the field over a drag course which she herself had laid out In the horse rings of the coun trys leading shows Mrs Hitchcock was a leader Her favorite mount Cavalier took ninny blue ribbons Her pack of beagles i trP years Mrs Hitchcock j has been prominently identified with j Aikon and its social life i of been looked upon as the leader of I With her husband she has the winter colony here Up until i the time of the December Manager Bert Ram of State Theatre has announced a partial list of bookings for the month April and from a glance at the same it would seem to indicate that the month of April will be banner the The finest of productions have se Wed April in Won April Sat April with April Baft Sally Rand and Carok Lombard WeT April of a Kind the comedy hit April Hap One with Clark Gable and Colbert Sat April Huston in Keop Em Also final episode of April Christina with Greta Garbo April Dix in Day of April Cantor in Saturday April Ar len in Come on First episode of Gordon of Ghost with Buck Jones April and the Fiddle with Ramon Nava ro and MacDonald Wed April Stan WUM Second The qualifying round for the Inglis cop at the Highland Park Golf course was started on March Dr Moloney led the field with a net score of 69 Fol lowing are the score of the fiers W W Moloney F C Tag 0 B Robt Perry E A McCreary Or G A Joe Bitting Lex Davis 94 78 76 88 86 Eric Jensen 11 99 24 70 7 71 4 72 30 73 10 30 12 9 74 76 77 The pairing for the first match is as follows vs Tarver Freyer vs Jones Tag vs McCreary Perry vs Bitting vs Nowell Wallen burg vs bye Davis vs Milner Jen sen vs The matches being and the results will be announced in our next issue The Tournament The Ringer tournament which be ganon Jan ended on March Wm Torwilliger the vic tor with low score of 55 for the 18 holes His score by holes Out 341 3 4 3 4 3 In 32342333 j Other were 0 B Hutson 05 60 ishe wan very in an Mrs Hitchcock and her husband went to England on their wedding trip and there she created thing of a sensation by riding straddle fashion At that time it WILS to ride side Be fore the turn of the Mr and Mrs Hitchcock came to Aiken for a winter that they might shoot Aikin then n very village but the liked it and Winter here The nn to a Winter social of dis April Geo White April Mix in Hustlers Kound Op plus second chapter of Gordon of Ghost April Frederic March in Takes A Also attractions to dated in shortly nrc Stand Tip And House of Moulin Good Last Round Bitting 01 Dr Moloney 61 T 63 Dr Sanders 71 A W j Oakley 74 Dr Milner 73 0 B the second prize Benefit Dance for Charity Patient WINS HITCHCOCK CUP nf New York won the Hitchcock cup in the last of series of spring golf tournaments here defeating lames Knott also of New York 2 and 1 in the finals WHITES DEFEAT REDS AT POLO A lare crowd witnessed the match polo game played Saturday afternoon on the Whitney field team was the winner in a cloe the score being S to 7 The lineup was as follow Whites F V Hurton S H Knx Balding Howe Howard Wm i most of sports here took I in the Hitchcock a tract of i more than acres of virgin i pine forest bordering the city I Mr Hitchcock had been mapier of the hounds since and war famed amon her s Kor her courage and her j Shewa instrumental in the ment of many outstanding polo plny j who received valuable under her tutelage on the j her two I and Irank Aiken citizens great She a d in here the founding fur and charitable work eases and n of tho winti f a r young gate the nun w a y vari th f H i F the Tarran th n f L Ailen vc o ii Mr Allen W Ry an Act of the time for the paying of has jj bMn extended to May 1st with a n per cent penalty After that date tax executions will be issued and de will pay 7 per cent pen P1 ani collection v 1 IM in of the by the Archi fuel and iiii to heir sponsored benef kinds she with Ir Av found rv Mi Often Thrown From the long yearn that fol Mr Hitchcock wa often re ported as having been thrown from her horse collarbone was broken in n fall in Many minor fall followed in the ing years until in sin wav I again sent this tim a broken ankle than a year later was thrown again i nnd an irm i final in I caused a partial Her horse had fallen a in a drag hunt yir M 11 in lnr n Re publican A aip for tion Sie article Mi S Sabin for I T ic party on tion h amend M 1 h I A benefit dunce will given nil Friday night at the American irion Hut at Langley This danee ii being put on in order t money for an operation on a relief patient who injuries it a motorcycle last The Hut will be donated by tiie Legion and music will given by a seven piece string or chestra composed of men A charge nf will be made for and ladies will be admitted free Some money already cured for his mure ded are and to contribute nd iiir to Mrs I K is atna for e LIMESTONE CHOIR SINGS SUNDAY NIGHT The Choir ha tij an rip in d of the nt II Tennu Tourney In Creek For the time in the history of Horse Creek valley a ttn is to be The opened Saturday morn ing Included in the tournament will he mens singles menK doubles ladies singles and and doubles and will run through April 10 Tin has created n wine interest among players throughout the valley and the entry is usually largos will be given to the win ners in the singles and the doubles contest but there will be rw for the The matches are all to be mi school and are in charge of A T Rutland and J Mar tin Hi v i d P i i r and i r 1 M A o r S C Federation Of Music Meets Hie Federation of Mu hild tli in Saturday tir two violin Ma TI and tli Toy d by II won second place in the contestants had hd Toy Orchestra to play in the main au o the delight of the Tio will be held in in and firt arid place in cnn will d 1 r a Mi i c r i D M E M r r R T R t T r r s
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.