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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - February 12, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                family In flhiktn County the Journal and Review I our nut antf No Paper Published ill this Locality Equals the Journal and Reviews Circulation in Aiken County 8 PAGES 7 AIKEN S WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12 1930 Copy Kill COLORED COMMITTEE RECOGNIZED Nim Light Will on RichUad Crow York Suk Recognition of a board of colored men as controllers of the Aiken Cemetery association and the colored together with a decision to extend Aikens white along Richland avenue from Laurens street to York street were the taken up day nights meeting of the city council Way motion of Alderman Weather WM decided to extend the white way and council agreed that three new lights to the block would be sufficient to light the street well Alderman Holley Dyches and Ether cdfje were appointed on a commit tee to arrange to install the lights and to get prices on them ffom vr In the discussion concerning the extension of the white way it was pointed out that two new hotels wen now operating on Richland avenue and that the avenue constituted the entrance to Aikert and a part of United States Highway No 1 Colored Burial Committee C Elliott Bull colored contractor ipnlffl nn hnhnlf asketl that council recognize him and his committee as legal custodians of the Aiken Cemetery and Burial so ciety and controllers of the colored cemuUsry Ball showed that he and two com were appointed successors of original body recognized by Ai kens city council in 18112 nnd given the cemetery tract Later this com mittee found Ihoy had not been using all the land given to thorn and that an additional trnct b1ongine the society had been sold twice bv various An appeal to the courts gnve the burial society control of this tract Eight IIKO another colored men in an effort to displace Ball and his committee got an in junction restraining Hull nnd asso ciates from using the burial ground This injunction wns dissolved last yonr in nn order coming from Judge Haynr F Rice Since that time according to Ball hr has had constant interference in his work there tins been tuiahle to make collections for burials nnd up keep and that the opposing group has made every effort to keep him from having anything to do with the cemetery Council recognized Ball and his group and asked that any successors appointed be duly recognized by council Electric Lighti Iiscussion of lights and power costs led to the pnssauo of a resolu tion which requests Iff street com mittee to make a count of all street lights and see how many are in working order Chief Kibler and his mon wore instructed to keep a strict check on striot lights and to imme diately report any not burning Ai ken has to pay for the burning of thcso lights whdWicr they burn or not Council decided to install a light bctwprn the cemetery on the Kdge fiold highway and the city limits Fire Chief Ircdell McCarty fire chief re quested that council have the newly installed fire plugs turned so thnt the openings would face the street and not the parks nmi so facilitate use during a tire This request wa1 granted Mr McCarty pointedout that merchants of the city were accumu lating large quantities of trash be hind their stores which fire menace The ritv hcnlih in spector wai instructed to see that this trash is cleaned up Mr McCartys third rciuest that the city siren bp m Continued on pace oipht Hamilton Speaks To Of County Cirowini of Cotton in tint and Attractive R W Hamilton Agronomist of elemsen College spoke to a gather ing of farmers fct Elknton on Mon day night Themeeting was held at the Ellentonschoorhoase andjfor about two hours Mr Hamilton disr cussed the raising of cotton and held the closest attention of those pre sent The speaker discussed the varieties of cotton and stressed the import ance of planting cotton that would grow one inch staple or better the kind of fertilizers to be used ad vantages of home mixing spacing of cotton and boll weevil control Every farmer in Aiken county should hear this talk on the Arrowing of cotton asno doubt it would help them in their work Mr Hamilton spoke yesterday morning to a good number of farmers in the directors room of the Bank of Western Carolina at 1 1 oclock At p m he spoke at Salley and at p m at Monetta ASHEV1LE CITIZEN GUEST AKOTTAGES The Aiken Cottagers entertained last Thursday evening with a bridge party Early in the evening Mr J S Wil liams and Mrs Williams of Ashe ville N paid an informal call at the Cottages Mr Williams is a prominent civic leader of Asheville He is director of the Community Chest anil also the head of The Good Samaritan a relief organiza j lion nnd clearing house for Ashe villes work of charity Mr W Rector a resident of the Cottages has been called away on an emergency visit to his home in Wheeling W but is expected to I return suun Anothor patient Mr Bruce S Ixwry of Spartnnburg and brother j inlnw of J tffrsF Heeler super I intendent of the SpnrUinburg Gene ral Hospital arrived Friday Several of the Aiken Cottagers af temied the lecture on Forestry de livered by Mr Wheeler an official in i the I S Forestry Service at the Henderson lintel They came atVny greatly impressed inl iminenstiriilily enlightened on this vital problem Preparations nre going on for a 1 Valentine party to be held next j Thursday evening Feb Kith and by all indications it should be a gala night Andrew Swcila COTTON THEFT IS TALHNGTOPICYET WARRANTS SWORN Cotton Sold br A J BennaU White Man Connected Witk Traced Over FourMonth Period Girl Scouts Entertain jVt Cabin On Thursday and of Ailcen A t Held by Local CONVENED IN CITY Troojw of OrgkniifciioB Theconfessions of George Wii New ton and Jaint JJutler involving A J Bennett former mayor of Barn well in the stealing of five bales of cotton belonging to Noble Stew art continues to be a live subject of conversation in Aiken Since war rants were sworn out for them in Aiken several more warrants have been issued from other counties Warrants from Lexington have been issued for Norman Newton Jaint Butler A J Bennett charging theft of three bales of cotton Warrants have been sent to Ai ken from Allendale county charging Norman Newton Jnint Butler and George Williams with cotton steal ing Last week an automobile finance corporation agent in looking into the burning of the au tomobile truck used in thj stealing of cotton and it is likely that a war rant will be taken against Mr Ben nett on account of this offense There are several other cases under inves tigation sn it seems that Mr Bpn nttt and the darkies will have hard fncts to face in the future Much Codon Sold It is said that A 1 Bennett was not a grower of cotton yet during the past four months he has Sold twenty odd bales to cut tun buyers in Sheriff DycheS has been j llnokinir into his cotton sales and has j found when he sold the following i lots of cotton Sept 1Jth t Oct ilth bales Nov Nov lh li bales Nov UUnd 1 hale Nov 2 bales Nov 30th 1 balr Dec 2nd i biilis 12lh 2 bales lit will br railed upon t show tins cotton from COCHRAN PRESIDES IN FEDERAL COURT The Girl Scouts of1 Aikun were hostesses at their lovely hut to the people of Aiketi jast Thursday af ternoon from 4 ta 6 DurinErthe afternoon Miss Clau dia Phelps presentedto the patrol Former for DefalcationShfrtiel and Moore Represent Government Meyer Abb pf completing the work of the grand Jury and ar who had made the best record for next weeks civil rI docket occupied the first day of the three months a lovelv bookshelf The fifth patrol with Mae Crawford derul court for tht vastern as leader and Grace Coward Minnie Efron Frances and Elizabeth Allen Katrina and Helen Pardue and j Benny Frank Hankinson as mem Carolina district which convened here Monday with Judge Ernest F Cocbrnn The grand jury was charged 1 promptly at 10 oclock Mondaymorn bers were congratulated upon this if lovely gift J ing and was given twentyone cases Mrs Leon Holley made a short speech thanks to Mrs Dolan Miss Claudia Phelps and Miss Rita Dolan The Scouts also showed thanks by many Sandwiches and tea wore served the guests and a delightful was spent in looking over the hut The Scouts were assisted by Mrs Fred Mrs Allen and Mrs AV nf imtnit tee Monday evening at oclock the Girl Scouts entertained the May lor and his Council with c lovely sup I per at the Scout Hut The Scouts j showed only a part of their apprc nation by this supper to the Mayor and Council They wish thank all the people that buviilni any thing towards Che pruirrtii i ing in Aiken The supper first pa trol with the assistance Miv Krel Hnrkir nnd Isabcllc Howard Lieut Idti Langley White Woman Robbed Saturday j gggg Two Tate Tied to Body LANTERN SLIDES ILLUSTRATE to In Banquet Given Cily Firemen by TbpntM HiScH Mrs Lizzie Young wife of Rdbert j Smith Young was robted of in cash aVLanjrlcy on Saturday night MEMBERSHIP DRIVE FOR CIVIC LEAGUE during the day with twentyone true bills being returned all but six of them finished before lunch Louis Shimel and B A Moore re presented the government in the ab sence of J D E Meyer Cases taken up Monday were A 0 Sanders white violation of prohibition act plead guilty 200 fine nnd four months in Lexington about b JO Mrs Young had the money in a purse tied with a string about her body She went out in the back yard to carry in some clothes and two men grabbed her One of them placed his hands over her mouth to prevent her giving an alarm while the other broke the string that held the purseto her body The robbers made their es cape and Mrs Young then gave an alarm The matter was reported to Magistrate Holsenbake who is look ing into the matter Mr Holson buke says that the robbers are no doirbt local people someone who knew that Mrs Young carried a Spealci A Convincing and lecture on preservation of forests livered Friday night in the Hotel Henderson by H N Wheeler offi cial lecturer of the United States Forestry service Lantern slides of rare beauty were shown as an ac companiment to the lecture The attention of a large audience was held talk after the speaker was introduced by Lewis E Staley state forester The ad dress followed a banquet given by Thomas Hitchcock to the mem bers of the fire department and city council who together form a bri gade to protect the Hitchcock woods large sum of money pn and knew her habits of going into j against forest fires I Mr Wheeler appealed for forest the yard to bring up the eluthes i protection and judicious cutting on Anderson Jones anil Frank Britt violation prohibition act both plead guilty Itritt given H months in Lex ington jail anil a fine of on each of two counts Anderson sentenced to 4 in the Charleston jail GENERAL SESSIONS the grounds of providing for our lumber needs preserving lands and preventing their washing away as a p r e v e n Ui tive a gai ri s tfl aricF Till f t ritunusIls protectors of wild life LUUK1 AlUUUlVrltU contributors of beauty Comparative miips of United GOOD PROGRESS MADE Slates forest at various stages oi 1 our national development showed and n line of on each of three NonSupport Ha woodlands of this country are count i jnKMan Declare that Wife being ravaged without being replant Ilirnell Me han violation of th Not Legal Wife un1 tl10 commercial uses fur postal law curried over because de wood are increasing every day said tenilant was recently operatedoTr appeudieitis ami eiuld not be pre sent Will Hope violation of prohiliition art plead jriiliy SI on iin iuurned Thursday iiftenmim nnd Colored lantern slides illustrated ended its two weeks session here nn each point ax the speaker talked and dor linlge C C Featherstone of he shuwed graphically how lands 7reeiuvnid Solicitor Herte Carter wertt troirl wheit were eut C Chance plead guilty to made fine headway with heavy down making waste land of large postal defalcation while postmaster ducket at hand which included IIJ tracts throughout the country at laeksoti S lineil and 7 niontlis in jjul The iilr out when court re MRS J J SWEENEY CHAIRMAN canes drought over from the preced Kspeciul attention called to ing term of court and forty true bills he harmful practice of hurtling land Hi Callahan wai convicted l drive out insect pests and snakes ciirfideririg the cae of Hen and given a one year sentence while The speaker characterised such ef nie Mcdluck charged with lurecnjv Little Joe declared not guilty forts as not only useless t car at Wellington l C Hr made a motion harmful to trees and to land The SATURDAY NIGHT DANCES AT HIGHLAND PARK POLO GAME IS TIE A blue team and a Red team fought to a tie in a polo game played Saturday on the North Mead The Red lincJup included J A Payne George H Mead Freil I Post and Curtis Kine The Hlues were Frank V Burton Regan Mc Kinney Pavid Dows and John W Converse OPTION GIVEN ON AIKEN OPERA HOUSE A special of Citv Council was held on Monday Feb 3rd and an option was given Manager Wei born of the Aiken Opera House to purchase same for This option will stand good until May 1st It is understood thnt Mr Wolhorn proposes to form a stock company for ahnut 000 purchase the opera house nnd use the balance of the money to remoileh and arrange for an uptodate moving picture theatre Option CHangrd Mr Welborn lesee of house Rppesreil befor Monday night nncl asked option recently K council i The option ns orieinally The Highland Park Hotel will be gin their Sntiirdnv evening dances nn Fell I ith and will he very glad to reserxe aides for dinner for to dance Misses Hil ton orchestra of will fur nish their iiiial fine murie for dances Pinner from 7 K atice Were given The park in of thi Aiketij After j A feature of i i irrowtli of t i m her olii S1V lh Mr are if The JIIIV a eld no nn en acre in this which cannot line he interestini cae of the be anything Hut the grow iiur of limber and Ihe park in irt ol the Iur nmier and he Miggsted tim rounty n a rinanria with evergreen and eailv tin fanner FOX MOVIETONE COMING TO AIKEN and in a thi a heautifu hear tile trance of our eitv the sive Fanner a of eav worth ft pound J1 on two and each Wi jrtiik I f he tit wile I i the denied that d to her loke and of humor were mixed with the lecture and made it one f the must interesting heard hcie ti time At of Mr Wheelers talk Mayor Henderson introduced The Chamber of Commerce has been in correspondence with th Fox Moxietown Corporation in reference to screen publicity of events during the present winter season The Sports Kditor the Fox Movietone has notified the lcal or ganization that he will be in Aiken hiring the latter part f February with a Sartre talT of camera men and will take pictures of all i ading sports The definite date of arrival of the Fox representatives has n heen need ns yet hut ini to their Southern schedule Aiken due to tcceivo quite a bit of val ifore dont bun the Id11 burv around the and tree SMI and ha a HUT ft they contain M phosphoric acid needed i f i v I t H I1111 and as plint life iianv he on o not roni i this I The park in front of the Cottagers under th f Mr who i r r Aiken as havini nnl ti the and fertilizer Mr act and Jlno the Sta iini Fields and w re nd a Sam W t Field Vl l at l e i ptiblicity throuch this concern ken will join If BEHIS CHOIR WILL BE HERE SUNDAY BENEFIT ADULT SCHOOLS to i left with at en Park avenin i M a Mr i I f he w Mtii their am Mr Ai vVl k Mi Mr IGAS co ACCEPTS AIKEN FRANCHISE hy people comi here year after vein and end l ed wifl he lecital o a to The he liremn wn Allen 1 lalei NOT APPREHENDED Choir of IOO Nepro Voicct lo Sing Spiritual and Old Plantation Sonii at P M the pera n incil thnt the n rnm by provided that the ued a theatre huiliiiri Mr pointed nut eA 1 miph rnake R theatre in whiih case he Meiutier of the cottage colony visitor in the city and the of Aiken will be given a treat next when the Academy n cnrTt at A f he and inU in the near f u tu r e Herman Hahn Mr May a Ml Csie cotTee and ar wiche for the meeting hcli a the Institute A very in nvd for better tree It a fact that all f t street sign1 heen in a few U PLANT COMPLETED OCT i Ailon to for Hrat j Powrr lo in Thii Worlt The Tin Public I f t T hie wif i aid Mf Pryor i WRITKR r i i WOMANS AUXILIARY OF PRES BYTERIAN CHURCH 1 w i M ia I r M II V I the haxinir Aiken The glee of the Sonth will t h i f r at 1 n v in i a a Thirty mfn the n n be v1 1 a t i v snii prornim i i n toirc to rf fin in Mr Mns W S 1 i i1 s t 4 H K L 1 i k i f a S r f M 111 i IK Ni   

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