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Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - February 15, 1922, Aiken, South Carolina No Paper Published in tKis Locality Equals the Journal and Reviews Circulation in Aiken County VOL 7 AIKEN S WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 15 1922 a Copy Sent to TAX SEEMS ASSURED Reading Despite nil Opposition Tlie luxuriestax bill aniended so to racludfe candies playing cards 30DW1NTEU RECITAL be Slaved by St Angelas On 24th The annual MidWinter Recita of St Angela Academy take toilet jthis season on Friday February 24th water and chewing gum in addition to tlte items carried in the committee measure Friday sent third reading in the house despite deter mined and ijroiongedjefforts ponents of the bill to prevent its pas sage or encximber it with numerous amendments The record vote on ap proval of tire amended V scood to 30 infavor of the measure which it is expected will now be given its final reading and sent to the senate without further opposition Only three of the 20 some odd amendments proposed were agreed One the ways and means com mittee amendment to reduce the tax on soft drink syrups from 25 cents a gallon to 10 cents a gallon two the Bydrick amendent to tax candies re at a matinee and evening perfor mance The pupils and friends of St Angelas will take part in the enter and an operetta The Wild Rose will be presented Among those participating will be Miss Calla way in her beautiful Flower Dance which will be pleasantly recalled by those who have had the pleasure of witnessing the young lady perform at a previous Aiken entertainment The proceeds will go toward re pairs and alterations on St Angela Academy and we bespeak for the good Sisters a splendid patronage GENERAL DAWES QUESTIONS SAVINGS Sou til Carolinian Asks Why Amounts Claimed Not Applied to Bonus The State Washington General Dawes and the budget syslfem have saved according to the statements of General Dawes the president and Chairman Madden oil certainly save as much as 000 which would make a total of saved by July I and would make possible the payment of the bonus six earlier than is now contemplated The press of last Sunday carried an announcement from Madden chairman of the appropriations com mittee with thf following headlines See Surplus for 1923 Madden Says SALES TAX URGED Washington Feb 12 The house tailed at 50 cents a pound or more jways and means committees scheme and three the amend ment to tax dice and playing cards chewing gum and perfumeries col ogne and toilet water All other amendments proposing to include taxes on silk hosiery furs jewelry silk shirts pianos phonographs musical instruments and bachelors to eliminate the taxes on small arms ammunition tobacco cigars cigarettes and motor vehicles and to lower the taxes on theater tickets soft drink syrups and tobacco were killed New Rate Schedule The schedule rates as carried in the aniended bill which will prob ably be sent to the senate in this form early this week follows On all still drinks cereal bever ages and unfermented fruit six cents a gallon On all finished or fountain syrups gallon On theater and other admission cent for each 30 cents or fraction thereof On all cigarettes of special taxes to pay the soldiers bonus is to be scrapped as the result of overwhelming opposition through out the country republican leaders in congress said today When the special subcommittee of four representing the senate fin ance committee and the wavs ancl the appropriations committee why Is it necessary for the ways and means committee in providing for the payment of a soldiers bonus of to tax automobiles horse power and gasoline and re ciuire a stamp on checks and real estate transfers This was the query of Representa J Congress Policy Will Net tive J F Byrnes of South Carolina in the house today The representatives question im plied a strong and militant disbelief 000 Cut in One of the new boards created by executive order of the president is the coordinating board It maybo that there should be some coordina tion between the president the direc tor of the budget bureau and the chairman of the appropriations com mittee in the statenunt of the exact amounts that are being daily saved to the people But no matter which statement that the administration had achieved I you s accurate you must any actual saving in governmental expenditures In detail Mr Byrnes Instead of levying additional taxes agree that some explanation should lie made to the people of why you do not intend to use these funds which you claim you have saved from upon the people for the purpose Of appropriations to pay the securing funds with which to pay the bomis to the soldiers instead of levy soldiers bonus the congress should means committee meets tomorrow to use the money which the president i i attemptto break the deadlock which has announced has been saved and ncw laxs sas real one cent for each ten cent package of cigarettes or fraction thereof On cigars sold for less than seven cents cent for each three cigars or fraction thereof On cigars sold for seven cents or more and less than 15 cent for each cigar On cigars sold for 15 cents each or cents foreach cigar Little cigars weighing not more than four pounds per if sold for less than three cents cent for each five cigars or fraction thereof On chewing and smoking tobacco cent for each ten cents or fraction thereof of the price at which individual plugs cuts tins or other containers are sold On cent for each ten cents or fraction thereof of the price sold On all motor p centum of Che selling price On small arms for each rounds the ways and means committee pro gram has brought about the salestax again will be proposed as a compro mise on which the two houses could agree The unpopularity of the new taxes on gasoline automobiles parcel poet and increased taxes on tobacco stock and real estate transfers and theater tickets was discussed at length at the white house last night Senator Smoot of Utah who went to the white liouse with Senator Mc Cumber of North Dakota and Chair man Fordney of the house ways and means after the senate and house reached a deadlock yes terday on the tax scheme said that the president had adopted a hands oil The president reiterated his demand that the bonus bill carry its own fi nancing provisions but told the con gressional leaders that it was up to them to work out the method of fi nancing The three members of con gress left the white house convinced that the ways and means program president was told of the storm of opposition that had developed over the committees special tax plan and it is understood that he suggested that it be revised Members of the special subcom mittee that now has charge of work ing out the bonus financing plan said today an entirely new method or raising the revenue probably be adopted The advisability of the sales tax in some form will be urged will be saved out of appro priations The chairman of the ways and means committee states that thefirst payment under the bonus law Would amount to to be paid January 1 1923 The president an nounced last week that in less than six months of the current years the administration had made a direct sav ing of and an indirect savingof making a total of in less than six months of the current year 1 must assume that theywill be equally economical during the balance of the fiscal year and therefore by June oO they will have saved 000 out of the current appropriation Since that time work has been sus pended upon naval contracts and as a result of this action they should ATT D A SSASI XA TION On candies retailing at 50 cents a pound and rrrore and not more than 75 cents a cent for each half pound or fractional part thereof On candies retailing for more than 75 cents a cents for each half pound or fractional part thereof On dice andf playing cents for each set or deck On perfumeries cologne or toilet cents for each dale On chewing cent for each package Enforcement of the measure is placed In the hands of the state tax commission AIKKN1TE HEADS COMMITTEE Hon C J Ramage the newly elected president of the South Caro lina Bar Association Monday appoint ed Col Claude E Sawyer of Aiken Chairman of the Committee on Grievances of the Association Other members on the Committee are Messrs D A G Outz Greenwood B F Martin Greenville N B Barn well Charleston and J B Gibson of Dillon MEETING OF THK TJ D C The Historical meeting of th Edward Croft Chapter U D wil be held with Mrs William Mr Carter Monday afternoon Feb 20th four oclock i Will Smith a negro who works about rfhlls last Saturday night line jealous over attentions Ellen Weaverhis former woman friend and sneaking up close to her douse fired a load from his shotgun directly at her head Had she not tured her head aside at the same in stant the load was fired she un doubtedly would have been killed as the shot grazed her face The would be assassinator made his escape In the darkness and has not yet been ap prehended estate transactions bank checks and other documents Tho people arc asking for less taxation not more taxation Of what benefit is your economy if instead of reducing taxes you proceed to increase them Of course the truth is that you have made no actual reductions in expenditures for this fiscal year and therefore you have saved no1 money which you could use for tho payment of the bonus and now in order to make payments you are forced to levy additional tax s upon the peo ple but it is more than 1 can under stand how you can hope to have tho people believe that you out of theap propriations made for this year have saved and yet in order to make a payment of to the soldiers it is now necessary for you to roMert an ad ditional from the peo LUXOHEON STAKTS Xotcxi Speaker Stresses Xeetl of Jewish Wa Last Sunday afternoon at Aiken Inn the Atken County drive for funds for the distressed and In many cases starving Jewish War sufferers was starjeJ mt with a The dining room and tables of the Inn fully arranged banquet I School Heads Attend High School Convention at Capital At the convention of County and High School snpenavudents held in Columbia last Friday the 10th Aik en County was represented by Cecil H Seiglor County Superintendent Prof O K MeDruiiel ot Wagenerv Prof B W McCown North Augusta fashion but as a reminder of the aw j vy Tanner Langley and ful suffering of famislied Jewish mothers and little children only black bread and a Rus sian cheap soup were served the guests Dr P J McLean of the First Bap tist church opened the mootingwith prayer Mr R D Koin of Atlanta made a impressive address on the subject before the meeting and then Subscriptions were opened for the worthy fund and Hiram S lira sky Chairman of Aikou County for the Drive headed the list with ilO Mr Morris S District Chairman seconded the gift with asd others gave lesser sums until tha amount of was raised at theluncheon fhis however does not mean that more will riot be given by thepeuplo of Aiken to this threat human charity Mr M S PoJier presided over the meeting rOMMlTTKP FOK ASSAlLT Father ami Son tMuoxl in Jail Fellow Workman for TKDARS OP LKBAXOX MUKAKV The Aiken Library is now on 1ark Av next to tho Standard oflice has chcidodiy Take this tip from the nrand Tall Cedar First and up your dues so that when the Sentinel de mands you to produce your green and white license plate for 1922 you may be admitted within the gates of the forest on February 22nd Other wise you will not This is a ruling from the Supreme Forest and will be i books for Children making U for saultanil nn ground floor many more people findingit convenient to patro it Current mugazinow may hf fonnd on a convenient table tor i who AS ish to pass a ploasnnt hour On shelvts arc1 T C Harris and his 17 year old yon Milton Harris both opfHitivcs in the llatli wore cortimitted to Aikou jail last Friday by Magistrate IVakrr of in default of bond each Tlnj and hoy are with as ti ry with intent to kill The was made it is alleged in the warrant on Mr Malcom O Shiehis the woll know loom lixer of the Hath mills The affair took place in the mill and the tight between the men start M over an attack made on the younger Harris it is alleged by the loom The father of the boy interfered and was struck OVM the head wiLh a wrench be states by Malroni OSlnelds When seen at the Aiken jail the boy had a severe stab wound in his let and was under lie care of a physician while the eider man had his hands bandaged up over he slated that were made by the teeth 01 Malcom OShields No i 1 1 1 e r 1 s da n ge r o u s y w o u n d c il Prof II M Byrd Graniteville This eonvemuth was called for tho purpose of memorializing the Legis lature to increase its appropriation for High School pupils who come from an outside district to the High School The average cost of main taining High School is for the United States about pcxr pupil 3early In nearly every high School a big per centape of its pupils come from out side that mraediate district For a few years the State has been paying these schools per month for each such child which is not quite one third the cost of such schooling This arrangement lias made high school tench ing for outside pupils a bur den to tho district In some of the high schools tho cost has been as high as per month per pupil It would obvious ly he a burden on the father of that child to pay this himself so the State has been asked to assume the greater part of this cost and to pay 7 per mouth Cor each child which is a reasonable request Superintendent Seigler was one of a committee of seven who appeared before the Ways and Means Commit tee to urge the State to be more liberal in this instance am known clearly the needs of tho situa tion IJOADKR COMIXO strictly observed the younp people to soleot their Second and all i books The library is open every dolled up ior the occasion and look day from 11 to 1 oVlork like a true Cedar Wear your pyra lowing ladies have charge Th if tho PARTY mid your green tie and throw out your Cedar chest All the ladies will want one Third and must not forget the magic word which en titles you to remain within the wooded precincts Get your Think tank in good working order lest you you forget Thats all GRAND TALL next days Foh 1 Mrs L S Holly Keb 1 S llolley Feb IT II Hull Mrs L S Fel lay 21 L Fh 22 L S J 2 A new Telephone Direrj nry waf sued by Ui1 recently MOTIIKKS AM DAUCHTKILS On Tuesday next Feb 21st will a haiKjuet for ho s and Daughters of the Intor Noted Scsentcs to Speak afc Kettis Rottis Academy Dr speak on The Boll niediate Department of the Fiist Flaptist church held at Odd Fellows Flail Miss EN a Sommer jirchulent of the Junior Philaihoa will act as ioastmaster and tinfollowing will be pciven To Da um liters by Mrs T R To Pupils Mrr P J McLean To Mothers Bates To Ttaeh Huphes To Sunlay Miss Rrline Bishop Shuler will off Leon S HI forward t h gear The Valentine Party given last Monday night by the SchoolImprove ment Association ot Cedar Creek School proved to be a nice success Among those from Aiken in attend ance were Supt Cecil Seigler Mr and Mrs E P Kennedy Mr and Mrs Thos T Cushman and Miss Emily McGarter The has only lately been organized and the affair Monday night was a credu to the community who attended li ra oat In a body Taken from the Files of Dim Journal and February 18lj7i This is preat weather for and The Journal of January horse and riding Dr George W Carver one of the greatest leaders of the Negro race to day and head of the Agricultural De partment of the Institute Alabama ill address tho colored farmers of Aiken County on Thursday Feb 2H at Carver will Weevil and How to Control That Pest Dr Carver was appointed during the war by President Wilson to spuk on tho conservation of food He is a real black man unpretentious looking but brain and eloquent Dr C C Johnson yTj L Toney and Prof A W of BetliH Academy have tho arrangements Tho rirmson Ifxtension Agents highly rc rorn niened Carver as a wafe guido ind a wonderfully gifted member of race R V T T AT WAIIRKNVILLK Th sixth quarterly Convention cf the Aik tion will meet with the B Y P IT n Associa Warrenville Mai aret in W C T U MT3KTS THURSDAY The regular monthly meeting of the Aiken W C T will be held Thursday tomorrow Feb 1G at 4 P M with tho president MrH A H Fly on Newberry St Members will please Miss Grace Powell returned home from Converse College Monday night on account of illness in herfamily They tell a atory in of a farmer who issuch a good mark man that he kills his bogs with hi rifle instead of sticking them On day recently the bullet Klanc the head of a hOK and sir u a netrro sawing wood by hop grunted rhe n just sawed wood The Palmetto Ri drill meeting at IS th liad At th will be Aiken i three column artlclfi he annisemvnts of i M ss 1 to ivy who i n o e n i e T Aiken ivery en th u MS c over the future spread of the custom and hopes that another there ssill he a community and Daughters Wek she banqtie Tu vhr nijiit Ho make 1 short talk Whats t All About The id th1 banquet is and terni Y M C A and Hnn Dny BASKKTBALL TONIt Baptist Chunn March i 1 1922 Tho Convention will at P M and continue through an evening session A program is h m arranged for t h i Convention that will pro Kihiy xcel aisy H Y P program thai has e er been rendred in the ior fand thats saying a whoie The Warrenville peo ar preparing to serve Cupper to n laruo The program will include n Phivlet by the Langley Mr j Senior H Y P 1 a Junior Sword on Drill conteM between the Granite vine Langley and WarrenvilleJunior B V P and a 1s JMen did Parito ininoi whirh will Rive thu entire history of the B Y p r by tho W ar r n vi 11 e n i o n b f ii id o s s e v e ra 1 by pnstors and workers 11 Fa her Lvreuni Hall Fridav tor the War play 1X01 Troop 2 A n Bor Hcout will TI Pri tl bryof Spring at the Tiaiiinn at S ui oclock TO ASSIST TAXIAYFKS o internal d fu hNp pay the j nvenue otlico will out over SvUth to taxpayers KxGovfrnor J spont a frw hours note that it Is instead of Wednesday Friday Mise Ratio Gardner lead the meeting will return to live in Aiken in about ra o u t h Sixtoer v A i r o n g o u r EI m a 1 1 u r will are Yate Mattie Oakley i n tax returns H I untor e Lainar Messr Ilankiruson dipt A Willis an1 J North February 1 IT and Aikea ary 22 Johnston renruarv Mch v nvv an t ppojn t J a co n ptn ioti bil i rivanj patron n ihe City on He rays he a Governor David H hi rank of LieutColonM bruary 2 j s f Aiken Volunteer Arrive a Depart dinner last of at the AiUen Cluh in honor of their anniversary
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