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Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - January 29, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina Journal a nil No Paper Published in this Locality the Journal and Circulation in Aiken County 10 PAGESI AlKBN S WEDNESDAY JANUARY 19 1930 a Copy LOW MAY HALT K O TAXPAYERS f I from good authority that inany ot the taxpayers in are giving in their etty at a much lowefr value than hu Owen assessed heretofore Of the object in so doing is to have taxes to these people let it be clearly understood I have no quarrel at ail for it of my business whatever how the property is assessed No u one realises that fact more than I do therefore it does not enter into my thinking There is one thing that does enter into my thinking and that is afraid tltatwKen as a result our schools haveto be closed or fail to open that many people will be so looliih and unfair as to i blame the Superintendent of Educm tion I feel that it is my duty to in form the genera public that such action means that your school system f is headed for the Now I beg you not to blame me for sume thing you do yourself Go ahead I and do as you please but do not be so wicked as to blame me for not put ting across a half million dollars job with a few nickles The Legislature can make an ap propriation to run the County Gov then valuation of the property is one halt what it wag last year it can double the levy and thus raise the same amount of tax money but not so with the About the only tnx money you will save to buy au I tomobiles gran and cold drinks with will be school money I am told by a reliable automobile dealer in thin County that more and accessories were sold in tbiis county last year than has been sold in any one year in several yearn Do you please but do not blame Tarn keeping a close check on the books and am making every dol tar count in far a I can jaotify district in advance before such a policy causes it to hit the rocks It is not my pur POM to let the schools tret thousands of dollars in debt and then try to make excuses The ship is sailing lovely indeed now Init remember that the force of the wind will soon foil fifty per cent Then whntT It might be well for ymi to re member that many schools have heavy bonds to par and according to contract with the bonding company they are lo bo paid on a certain date i school or no school K 0 SMITH County Siipt of Education Thief Rob Dr McLean And Attempts To Shave Suit JPiitol From to identity to Night ProwUr A ihicf nonchalantly entered tire home of Dr P J McLean complete change The theft occurred while the own er of the home was at tne church and no clue was found which might establish the identity of He left pair of overalls and a sweat which were very dirty well worn according to Chief M L Kib ler This rogue is suspected of being same one who stole tfie automo bile belonging to Mrs Hastings Wy man which was parked only a block away from Dr Mc Leans house H C Hahn Thrown While Out Riding Theft Of Dogs Under Way Rewards Object A siifj that the winter season is getting under way hns been shown in the increasing thefts of dopr he Ipfiifine f winter rcsidon Tbe method employed is to take a dog belonging to a northerner 1 wait for sn advertisement offering a reward return the dor and collect the reward The turnover in this business is something fierce and can be run without any capital M L Kibler chief of police has advised tourists not to KUC larce rewards when dogs are returned nnd not to offer reward through the papers Thefts of doers are to he reported immediately to polite headquarters Mr H C Hahn suffered a rather serious accident early Saturday morning while taking his usual early morning horseiack ride It has been his custom for sometime early and take a canter on his horse through some of the drives about Aiken He was riding through Sand Rivor when his horse and felt and Hahn was thrown some fifteen feetHe was stunned by the fall and the horse made a quick gctnwny The horse returned to the lot and the family immediately star Mr Hahn had to wulfc home and upon examination was found to have had two ribs broken He is now con fined to his room Auditors Appointments Wednesday Jan 29 Montmoroivci D B Bells Store 9 a m to 12 m Saturday Feb 1 Gloverville J Dr C Nifhl Appointment Mtmrfsrr Fflh Store to p m Monday Feb 3 Thomp sons Barber Shop i to it p m Tiirsciny Fob J WjtrrenviHe Drug Storr fi to o p ni Tuesday Frli 1 firanileville Drug Store H to i p in Wednesday Feb Hath fhavou Store 5 to p in Aged Negro Dies As Result Severe Burns Death Saturday Night Burn ing Thoajthl lo be Dantferounly Injurrd Abraham Woodward 7iyenr old nejfni of the KilchitiKs Mill section of the county died Sntiirdav nicht from burns suffered lriday nicht when he was pulled from his homo in flame Hurns on the hack to be the extertt nf his injuries when examin ed Friday nijrht hut deaih cnmr Sat uriiay Wooward who live on the of II T Hallmai vii caught tire HOTEL HENDERSON REGISTERING NEW HOSTELRY With the Henderson already registering guests another first class hostelry has been added to Aikens list of accommodations and will soon have a formal opening Leased by J Mason Alexander experienced hotel man of Greenville it is being managed by Gilbert A terior Furnishings and interior decorations carry out the American mofflf which is quite evi dent in the lobby with its wide high fireplace Standard equipment for each room includes a telephone a Simmons beautyrest ntettress deep box Martin formerly manager of hotels springs reading lamp attached to at Monroe N and Rock Hill S lcd mlrror lnmp Comfortable C Mr Martin has been at the hotel overstuffed chairs make for restful for govern nding the Every arrangement of furnishings and hotel has a bath lures which will Kivu the final elei most of thpm of thc tub gant touch to this beautiful new I ulth All floors and hnllwnr5 nf the threestory building are carpeted with noiseless carpctr over eonereVu hotel is one of extreme beautv H i floors which make all movements is built of brick and thc porch is sup The exterior of the ported by tall and stately columns silent All walls and floors nre soundproof and the entire building vhich lend air to dignity and grace absolutely fireproof to the front of the building j are in white and r Accommoilations for 125 guests hung with white scrim cur arc offered at the Henderson the tnins interior of which carries out the The Henderson will bv run on the promise of beauty given by the exj American plan with 1 mimimum charge of In connection with the Hotel will be the dining room meals for which will be cook ed by an experienced chef who is coming to Aiken from Atlanta Everything possible has been electri fied including the dishwasher coffee urn toftsters and waffle irons Aside from the manager Mr Mar tin thc personnel of the hotel will in elude two clerks Messrs White und Kulmer ftvv and five wait crs Finished nt n cost of tin new hotel is nannnl son in honor of Messrs t K and D S Henderson who did so much for the upbuilding of Aiken The Hotel Henderson offers to tliv travel ing public and winter a hotel with uniiMinlly high itrude ser vice aad appointments and is anuth er link in the chain of attractions which yearly entice hundreds of vis itors to the Queen of Winter He GENERAL SESSIONS CONVENED MONDAY JUDGE FEATHERSTONE PRESIDES 10 Grand Jury Plcn to in Work Brforr Wyman Machine Found AMPHIBIAN PLANE On Street in Charlotte StoUn Ova Viiiti anp gy One Hundred Attend Temperance Meeting CUUsiriny to Districft conference of the W C T their quar terly meeting at Marietta bn Satur day with about 100 delegates pre T G Anderson Mrs Abbio Hitt Mrs A R Williams Mrs Leon Holley arid Mrs J E Grier were present representing the Aiken union The most important action taken at this meeting was the adoption of a resolution to memoralize the leg islature now in session to pass a law U make violation of the prohibition law punishable by imprisonment rather than fines This applies to hose manufacturing liquor or hav ing itfor sale Thuproposed bill further provides a heavy fine for those receiving keeping or having intheir possession alcoholic liquors Thefolliwing is the bill proposed A bill to fix the punishment for The Chevrolet conrh belonging to Mis Hastings Wymnn was rtolen Col McCormick to Ai fcrn Molor Aflrr at Knii nf violations of the law regulating the manufacture sale transportation receipt storing keeping or having in possession of alcoholic Be it enacted by the General As sembly Section 1 Any person convicted of or pleading uruilty to the farlurc of alcoholic liquors or the of alcoholic liquors or the trans portation of alcoholic liquors for purpuuui iilcoholir liquors for purposes of sale shall he imprisoned nt hard labor for not less than one 1 munch nor more than two L years nnd for any subsequent manufac ture sale transportation for purposes of sale or storing for purpoMs of sale upon conviction or plea of guilty shut hi imprisoned nl hard inlior for not less than three months nor more thnn three yenrs provided that in addition to the penalties preaertbed any Circuit Iiidire may nUo im post a fine of not exceeding one tnmisnnd doilari pro vided further tbnt the provisions this section shall not Apply to raites IprtdiCJr mi ur ted prinr to the of his Aef hut RESIDENTS ASKED TO REFUSE BEGCARS ORGANIZATIONS ENDORSE MOVE All of 1 be Referred to Miu Woodton Etiutetfc At this season of the year Aiken usually the haven for every pro fessional beggar within a radius d 100miles They come here from as far as Charleston and are quite a burden to the people of the city There is complaint among the tour ists as they are asked to contribute to people of whom they know noth ing of In many cases the beggars are in need and very frequently they are crooks With a view to stop all these abuses Mayor Henderson has sent out a letter to the members cottage colony asking them to refer all beggars to Miss Woodson the social welfare worker and not to make contributions unless they know of the needs of those asking for contributions This letter jg en dorsed by president of the Aiken Hospital and Relief Society presi dent of the Givic League and pres ident of the Chamber of Commerce The following is the letter The Aikuii Society has enlaced a Social Service Worker Miss Eliiniieth A Woodson whose office is in the Bank of Wes f of tern nurnlimt Bunkbuilding Herof fice is n clearing house for informa tion nnd record of the needy and deserviiiK oases in Aiken County Miss UooiKoti is i ifradunte nurse and will devote nil of her time to Welfare Work Flic will prevent overlapping or duplication of as TIKTiVmo by keeping in close touch with the Counlv Health Unit and other Miciiil agencies i In order to make her work most effective it in essential that no i help He Driven the fessional beggars who reap X hal vest from their doortodoor cant puitrns All persons applying for aid should be referred tn Miss Wood sons office Vir that e made to far in nv unless solicitor H a pernnl fnmi ity authorities inons ind CharitA Blame brin the morning v stone in jury at term of the Tiiiching criine Iiilge inlrnsive crime at the door of riniritry Monday C C Kcather charjio to I lie era ml pcninK f he winter tirt nf general on the prevalence of named lie said were kn for these conditions crand jury was especially urced to lU make a rnreful check of the various rountv institutions ani of finances in those in of the count inpoeted in order to moral huh grade teach he an el then l He found in Charl ing liepartmen lay night A ronipnny he the Aid wa Mr lillninn pulled the wired nnrr covered uith flane His Inirtis at that 5e nf i natur his death Saturday seriousnes of his huri Judge H li Jarvin made an that the negro had com from burns diwn unit and hc spot and from his bed AIKEN ELECTRIC LINES INCREASED Aiken Boy Success In Wofford Debates i in d the inl night i not was the apparent of Wiicetier ind declared to his death al tiMints Ahich to return out to it True Bill I n i the John Williams The friends of Mr Gary Seiglcr regret to learn that he i confined to hi home uith pneumonia He was recovering from an YEAR OLD BOY SHOOTS FATHER nesday nnd his illness has developed into pneumonia Yesterday ho doing ns well as could he the riimlt of i ir n ismd Oscar f w ikon count v hoiu A rji j Hitchcock Still Kingpin of Polo Tommy Hitchcock rap tain of the United States Tnr iprnRliona is hf brst i t n Nt r ramf Irjnk r i tiiirrrot1 A ith bis w a Vnif r brand hitVf h r hi h t1 r 1 1 h n a v T h i of American v iip Initef is irii T rt r t i i n H p li n hiffhMt in th KftfiVp1 fc1 ft a a s n t i F W former anti mrmlxeT of A fflfftfin Bc fr o ill t p Ui rrir n fht H s AAJT i d I i Hill with to kill lackon aivi Fowler tn FIVE STOLEN BALES RECOVERED ON ROAD W rr Howard Gets Another FOl 1 R AR IH T IN IfH H I f I K I s i
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