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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - February 12, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                    . Nfarlv every famil n f^iken !    Jrlt p ll It tnt itntl llpiitikhi    I ’ I      County reads the Journal and ;        8 PAGES      I  1  Review.    V—. \          I--------. _ ........... ' '-I    No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review a    I  ______________ _______________     Circulation in Aiken County  VOL. 60  NO. 7  AIKEN, S. C., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12. 1930  $2.00 a Ye*r-5c a Copy  COUNCIL TO EXTEND I Hamilton Speaks To COHON THEFT IS  AIKEN’S WHITE WAY I  F ”™*" c ““” , l TALKING TOPIC YET  Diicuiit. Growing of Co*two in •    ___  MmI  Girl Scout* Entertain At Cabin On Thursday  COLORED COMMITTEE    Mo.!    Intere.t.n*  RECOGNIZED    Way.  and Attractive MORF. WARRANTS SWORN  Nine New Light. Will be PUend on I KW. Hamilton, Agronomist, of Richland Avenue from Lauren* ta Clemson College, spoke to a gathcr-  Yorlt Street—Monthly Report Submitted.  Recognition of a board of colored men aa controller* of the Aiken Cemetery and Burial association and the colored cemetery, together with a deciaion to extend Aiken’s white way along Richland avenue from Lauren* street to York street, were the chief matters taken up at Monday night’* meeting of the city council.  Th* White Way  ing of farmer* at Ellenton on Monday night. The meeting wa* held  at the Ellenton school house, and for about two hour* Mr. Hamilton dis-  of  Cotton Sold Vy A, J, BmimII, Whit# Man Connected Wiib Theft*, Traced OveT Four-Month Ptriod  Patron* and Citisan. of Aiken Quoit* at Open Home Held by Lorn! Troop* of Girt*' Orfaniration  COCHRAN PRESIDES IN FEDERAL COURT  j  CONVENED IN CITY MONDAY  Langley White Woman Robbed Last Saturday  The confession* of George Williams. Manley Jerkins, Norman New-, ton and Jaint Butler involving A.  The Girl "Scoot*, of Aiken, wore hostesses at their lovely hut to the people '•[ Aiken, last Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6.  During the afternoon Miss t'lau-’  . ..    ...    ,    ■    dia Phelps preaented to the patrol  cussed the rating of cotton, and held jj, Bennett, former mayor of Barn-t^  harf ma(je lhf  ^  rpcord   those pre- I well, in the stealing of five hales     month8    a     , ow , y bo()ksht , lf   of cotton belonging to Noble Stew-     f . fth    palro ,     wjth     ^  Cr>wfonJ   art continues to be a live subject of  a9 ieadpf and Gract , Coward, Minnie  conversation in Aiken. Since war.  Efnm France9 and E )j ra b*th Allen. I  rants were sworn out for them in 1   Farmer Jackson Boatmaster Tried j for Defalcation-—Shimel and Moore Represent Government Meyer Ab lent.  Two Man Take Pure# Tied to Woman* Body tad Leave.—Lea* Amount* to $215.- -Magi»trate In-vestigate*.  FEDERAL FORESTER MAKES TALK HERE  LANTERN SLIDES ILLUSTRATE  Disposal of five    completing  Lecture Follow* Banquet Given to  City Firemen by Thoma* Hitch-rock—Harry Worcester Smith Speak*.  A convincing and gripping lecture on preservation of forest-, wa* de-m the lintel  Aiken, several more warrants have been issued from other counties.  On a motion of Alderman Weatherford, it    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-edge were appointed on a committee to arrange to install the lights and to get prices on them ffom v nous electrical agencies.  Tn the discussion concerning the extension of the white way, it wa-pointed out that two new hotels wet. now operating on Richland avenue and that the avenue constituted the entrance to Aiken and a part of ffnited States Highway No. I.  Colored Burial Committee C. Elliott Ball, colored contractor, spoke -oft behalf» committee and • asked that council recognize him and his committee as legal custodians of j the Aiken Cemetery and Burial so-  the closest attention sent,  The speaker discussed the varieties of cotton, and stressed the importance of planting cotton that would grow one inch staple or better; the kind of fertilizers to be used, advantages of home mixing; spacing of cotton and boll weevil control.  Every farmer in Aiken county I j aint  R ut | er an( j should hear this talk on the growing charging theft of of cotton as no 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 11 o’clock.  ‘At 3:30 p. rn. he spoke at Salley and at 7:30 p. rn. at Monetta.  Norman A. J  three  ASHEVILLE CITIZEN GUEST AT COTTAGES  Rat nna and    Helen Perdue    and;  Benny    Frank    Hankinson    .i-    mein- J  hers were congratulated upon this Warrants from Lexington have ' j uVe |y ^ift  Newton,} Mrs. Leon Holley made a shorts Bennett, speech of thanks to Mr-. Dolan,] Hale- of    Miss Claudia    Phelps and Mi-s    Rita  Dolan,    The    Scouts also showed  have    been    sent to Ai-    thanks by many yells Sandwiches  ken from Allendale    county    charging     ind t( . a wert ,     ||trved Ult KUe>its    >nd   Norman    Newton,    Ja.nt Butler and     a  delightful afternobn was    spent rn  George    Williams    with cotton steal-    looking over the hut.  j The Scouts were assisted    by    Mrs  Last    week an    automobile finance    Fred Barker. 1  Mrs. Allen and    Mrs.  corporation    had    an    agent    in    Aiken . WML    Parduv    ut the S, ,vuI    i  ; looking    into    the    burning    of    the    au-' tee.  immobile truck used in tly stealing  been issued for  cotton.  Warrants  Mr*, Lizzie Young, wife of Robert  Young, wa* robbed of $225.00 in  cash at Langley, on Saturday night  about 8:30 o'clock. Mr*. Young had  the work of the grand jury, and ai I the money in a purse tied with a  rangernent for next week’s civil string about her body. She went j livered Friday night  docket, occupied the first -lay of the out in the back yard to carry in -<>me Henderson by ll. N. Wheeler, offi-  federal couit for the eastern South | clothes and two men grabbed her. cml lecturer of the t nited States  Carolina district, which convened J One of them placed his hands over Forestry service. Lantern slide* of  her mouth to prevent her giving an  r * r * beauty were shown as an ac-  alarm, while the other broke the compliment to the lecture.  string that held the purse to her Tire attention of a large audience  body. The robbers made their es-  w « beld throughout the talk after  cape, and Mrs. Young then gave an < h ‘‘    introduced    by Lewia  The matter was reported to  K *    ® Ut *    Th* ad  dress followed a banquet given by  Thomas Hitchcock, Sr., to the mem-  "f cotton, and it i- likely that a warrant am ll be taken again-t Mr. Bennett .in account of this offense. There are several other cases under investigation, so it seem’ that Mr. Ben-  Mondav evening at 7 50 o'clock, the Girl Scout- entertained the Mayor and hi- Council with a lovely sup per at the Scout Hut, Th< Scouts showed only a part of their appro-The Aiken Cottagers entertained I ligation, so it seems that Mr. Ben-*,cation by this -upper to the Mayor last Thursday evening with a bridge nett and the darkie- will have hard and Council. They wish to thank party-    .facts to face in the future.    al]    the    people that have dene nny-  Early in the evening Mr. J. S. WU-    Much Cotton Sold    thing    towards    the    pfogre-__J. . ..  u   ! iiams and Mrs. Williams, of Ashe- j It is said that A. J. Bennett was ing in Aiken.  Ville, N. (’., paid an informal call at ! not a grower of cotton yet during the Cottage-. Mr. Williams is a the past four months he has sold  here Monday with Judge Ernest F. i ochran.  The grand jury wa* charged promptly at IO o’clock Monday morning and wa- given twenty-one cases during the day, with twenty-one true *h<nn,  bills being returned, all but six of j ^«R> s tJ ut*• Hobenbake, w ho is look them finished before lunch.    | in 8  inlt) m **tter. Mr. Bolson  Louis Shimel and B. A. Moore re  u * 41 '    * !u,t t ^ u * roMiera an- no  (  ^ ^ ^ ^  presented the government,'in the ab M' n,hl lm ' nl  People, someone who    •    ^ ^  Hi ’ tcheock woods   -MICO Of J. lh E, Mover.    jkne* that M,s. A oung carried a ^ ^ ^  ca es taken up Monday were     on     ber .person,  and knew her habits of going into the yard to bring up the clothe*.  ber* of the fire department and city council, who together, form a hri-  i*  Mr. Wheeler appealed for forest protection and judicious cutting on the grounds of providing for our lumber needs, preserving lands and preventing theii washing away, as a  GENERAL SESSIONS ,    mlntl n ,„„, „  . PAIinT A TY IAI TTT kirn  !  " !l     I’ 1 ;  t or t wild life,  LOUK I AuJuUKNtU *     f     »   ___Comparative mal'- of I’nited  ‘Staten forests at various stage* oL jour national development showed  GOOD PROGRESS MADE  ciety and controllers of the colored  |Hom,n ‘‘ nt ciuc lemkr of  Asheville, twenty odd hales to cotton buyer* in  'He is director of the Community j Barnwell. Sheriff I'vehe- ha- been Chest and also the head of The (.looking into hi  cemetary.  Ball showed that he and two companions were appointed successors of original body recognized by Aiken’s city council in 1892 and giver the cemetery tract. Later this committee found they had not been using all the land given to them and that an additional tract belonging the society had been sold twice bv various parties. An appeal to the courts gave the burial society control of this tract.  The suppei was served bv first pa trot with the assistance "I M* - Fred Barker and Mi-- Isabelle ll ward Lieut. Ida AA df.  j Good .Samaritan, a relief organiza-j tion and clearing house for Asheville's 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. Va., but is expected to return *uuu.  Another patient, Mr. Bruce S. Ixiwry, of Spartanburg and brother-in-law of Dr. J. M os* Bet der, .super*  ,    .    intendent    of    the    Spartanburg Gene  Light years    ago    another    srroupwof .     tI  , .    ,  r . .  , ral    Hospital arrived Friday.  Several of the Aiken Cottager- attended the lecture on Forestry de*  livered bv Mr. Wheeler, an official in dates from using the burial ground.!.,    ,    .,  *    jthe    I . S. Forestry Service,    at the  This injunction wa- dissolved last ,,    , _    ,,    ,    ,,,,  year in an order coming from Jutlgo  Hayne F. Rice.  colored men, in an effort to displace Ball and his committee, got an injunction restraining Bal! and asso-  cotton sale* and ha-found where he sold the following lots of cotton: Sept. 12th, I bale; Oct. 9th, 3 hale-; Nov. 2nd, 5 bales; Nov. 9th, 2 bales; Nov, 22nd. I hale; Nov. 29th, 2 hales; Nov. .'loth, I ’ale; Dec. 2nd. '! hales; Dec. 12th, 2 bales. He w dl be called upon to -how where th.is cotton t ame fr*>m.  MEMBERSHIP DRIVE FOR CIVIC LEAGUE  MRS. J J SWEENEY, CHAIRMAN  \ <). Sanders, white, violation of prohibition act, plead guilty, $200 tint and foul months in Lexington  jail  \ndetson Tune- and Flank Britt, violation prohibition act, both plead guilty, Britt given 8 month* in Fix ington jail and a fine of $1 on each of ‘wo counts; Ambo on sentenced to J months in the Charleston jail 'Bd a fine of $1 on each of three Non-Support Ca*# Ha. Unu.ual End-' how woodland- of thi- eoimtn are counts.    inf-    Man    Declare*    that    *Wifo'     b ‘‘»n*    ravaged    without    being    replant-  Farnell Mi•! hun. violation of the postal law, carried ovei because de-Tendant was recently »peiati I iii T i appt ndiciti* and could not lo* pn *. ut  Will ll . po, \ 'mint. ’■ of prohibition act, plead guilt v, $ I (Kl tiro  Capel- C. (’hance, plead guilty to  Really Not I e*al Will  ed, and the commercial ti-es for  wood are increasing every day -aid The ' ' lit of g. I.. Int I-don- nil Mr, Wheeler, journed Thursiia> afternoon and    Colored lantern slides Ululated  ended it* to wet k« e aion here un-    each point an the -p. aker talked and  der Judge C C. Feather-font*, of    he showed graphically how lands  Greenwood. Solicitor Bort* ( urtCt    wert eroded where fores*, were cut  made fine headway with the heavy    down, .making waste land of large  postal    defalcation    while    po-tnta-ter j    docket at hand. which included 22    tracts throughout the country.  al    Jackson,    S.    <\;    fined    $72,'.'ti    and j    ease* brought over from the preyed  7 months sn jail,  I  :  i jury was out when court re ce <*d. considering the case of Ben  SATURDAY NIGHT DANCES AT HIGHLAND PARK  Benefit Card Party Planned Adequate Marking of Street* Urged and League Indorse* Plan  of a < ar at Wa hington, I • C.  Vftt'i ret i Judgt C m blan went into conference with member!  Since that time, according to Ball he has had constant interference in his work there, has been unable to make collections for burials and upkeep, and that the opposing K rou P'  nlk r b t 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 succe-sors appointed be duly recognized *by council.  Electric Light*  Henderson Hotel. They came away greatly impressed and immeasutably enlightened on this vital problem.  Preparations are going on for a Valentine party to be held next Thursday evening, Fe>b. Kith and bv all indications it should be a gala  Discussion of lights and pow'er costs led to the passage of a resolution which requests iff street com-  Andrew Sweda.  POLO GAME IS TIE  A blue team and a Red team fought to a 5-5 tie in a polo game played Saturday on the North Mead fie lc\. The Red lineup included: J. A. Payne, George ll. Mead, Fred ll. Post and Curtis King. The Blues were: Frank V. Burton. Regan Mr mittee to make a coun! of all street I Kinney, David Dow- and John W.  lights and see how many are in working order. Chief Kibler and his men were instructed to keep a strict check on street lights and to immediately report any not burning. Aiken has to pay for the burning of th* - *■ i ■' *'hffi'er t » y burn or not.  Council decided to install a light between the cemetery on the Kdge-field highway and the city limits.  Fire Chief Request*  Iredell McCarty, fire chief, requested that council have the newly installed fire plugs turned so that the openings would face the street and not the park.-, and so facilitate use during a fire. This request wa> granted.  Mr. McCarty pointed out that merchants of the city were accumulating large quantities of trash behind their stores which constitutes a fire menace. The city health inspector was instructed to see that this trash is cleaned up.  Mr. McCarty’* third requt-t was that the city siren be used in case  Continued on page eight  Converse.  UNIVERSITY GLEE CLUB  The glee club of the I'nivetal ty of South Caroling will ap pear in Edgefield Friday night. at th*- school auditorium  Thirty men compo*# th*- club and advance notices promise an enjoyable evening for tho*** going to hear tim talented club  OPTIDN GIVEN ON -AIKEN OPERA HOUSE  A special meeting of City Council was held on Monday, Feb. 3rd, and an option was given Manager Wel-born, of the Aiken Opera House, to purchase aine for $25,000.00. This option will --tand good until May I t.  It is understood that Mr. Welborn proposes to form a stock company for about $65,000, purchase the opera house, and use the balance of the money to remodel* an I arrangi for an up-to-date moving picture theatre.  Option Changed  Mr. Welborn, lessee of the opeia house, appeared before co .ncil Monday night and asked that the option to buv, recently given him by council, be changed as to wording The option as originally drawn un provided that the opera house be used a ;  a theatre building forever, Mr. Welborn pointed out thn’  r cx inventions migh* make a theatre budding obsolete, in which case he would lose the building bv having it revert I l k 1.1 the city of Aiken,  IF* asked that the opt rl read. that the building lh >u!d be use I a a theatre building for at lea t t’.veov year* Co*! ne I agreed that Un- wa-reasonable at I mlered 'hit th** option b# *< changed a- to rn tk# * provision  \t the regular monthly mooting of the Civic League, which wa- well of impoi t  The Highland Park Hotel will begin their Saturday evening dances attended, several ma on Feb, 15th, and will be very glad anc# wore discus-et to reserve tables for dinner for tho-** de-irinr to dance. Misses JLI rn'     1     'a    f    A    a    *-fa will Fit  m-h their usual fine music for these dance*. Dinner is served from 7 t •  8 MO.  and  it poi  if the \ kl n 'eon plant# i  flowering  FOX MOVIETONE COMING TO AIKEN  The Chamber of Commerce ha-been in correspondence wuih the Fox Movietown Corporation in reference to screen publicity of sporting event* during the present winter season.  The Sport- Editor of the Fox Movietone ha- notified the local organization that he will be in Aiken during the latter part of February with a large -daft of camera men and 'lard gardens, had shrubs. will take pictures of all hading sports. The definite date of arrival of the Fox representatives has n »t been announced as yet. but according to their Southern schedule Aiken is due to receive quite a bit of val uable publicity through this concern,  given.  The park in ft<-r t County Hospital Hawi! h evergreen and early -hrub- and rn a few years the- villi be a beautiful *p near the e-trance of our city. V- the Pi ‘gie-'ive Farmer state-, a pound >f Va'< -is worth a pound of compost, th*"* fore don’t bum the leaves >»*.ir bury around the -Iii tbs and tree-, a-they contain nitrogen, potash md phosphoric acid, need# I clem* nt in plant life. A great many >f the beautiful shrubs are dying for I aik of flu- nourishment.  The park in front of the \ik<n Cottagers under the direction <>! Mr Wallenburg, wha is remembered in \ ike ti a- having la I out the I! ;><  Especial attention wa- called to mg term of court and forty true hills,    the harmful practice of burning land  Bi; Joe ‘ allahun wa- convicted    to drive out insect pests and nukes,  and given a one year -entente while    The speaker characterized such ef-  nie Med lock, charged with larceny Little Joe was declared not guilty, .farts as not    u-eL—    but    as  Counsel for Big J"*- made a motion    harmful to tree* and to land. "The  f„t a new trial. A feature of the    pe-t-and-Oakes are not driven out/’   f the  trial was the large number of wit <‘id Mr. Wheeler, "and the bird and  bor ...im    ."Ping    the    civil    docket    to he I neWc* P“» *P  h >  Hu '  J,,t *    "  I tried*    next    week    Ii.    *.e-ed    lhe’»hat hr attended a certain ‘frolic’ on  I fact, that with an ad"': rial federal Fe nigh hi -a, ng  .....*    >1    ■ A  judge for Mouth Carolina, all docket- proce-ion of negr-.e- who h  hmiId be cleared in this t and ••lidless Wendell their wax up  , ,    .I,,.    I," n.l-jnl - ,- ll! Ulm attention to the  I urged tit em be is "f tile bai not to put    »*«    I*    ndant    «•  ‘ cir ease* if they could be -md. V ' rani party but evidently fie jury  .KA not cenv lilted (Inc el the .uteri ting a » w11 k was th* ti ml "I I! ber t -1 rung, chat Red wi* h non -app r t Tin- ca e wa- taken up int W > I nodus, and ..n Thur day defendant was  th*  T tietda y  Th* jury i id unled a verdi* t of not guilty in the ne > "f Bennis* M« d bx k.  Paul Thomp-i.n and eolian Wright plead guilts ef veda!.on of the pro-  act, with each hen g fined P»t on th** ’..rid II. has hr* n bs  hrbitmn $ I en i ai Ii  if twii conn’s, and * ach  In ^     ! ’ M   get "mg a < ntonce of f ut month-.    - v '' al  ’• *’ u     '    ’’  Id* U Spradley, violation of probe     WH ‘’ Flails. :nain«*d    t  bit ion aet, plead guilts, tim I $5t) and  !!u ‘ t but _ h* had a wif*  at the ti.....  his marriage.    Arm  ut sve. for 21 rand denied that her, -as had a wif* in Georgi  s» nt* mil to one y< ai ai I even rn..nth- in the Aiken tail one year suspended on good be! -is mr.  due Cardon, plead guilt > to viola-•intl of prohibition act and wa- given a -impended fine of $109,  Prohibition ' barge ag air; -t Star ling Field and Ti rn Green* were md     a    l     ”■     r     8"     1     '•  pro-- *•<!. Sam W< -t and f "im h mids j.Ii ud guilty an ! w* r. ti"-*-.! $ I each  strong - lawyers on t.!,i- esnlence, asked f..i a directed sa i diet of not guilts Judge I- eat nor ’ me took the .pa -tain u tai* r advt -en * ti' and afer  the me.n hour on I'hui-day la- had tm  1  et coni  animal life is." Picture* illustrated how birds and animal- were burned during    a forest tire    and hoss    the  et tried    k'rosstli    of 4mib* < wa    st in ted.  South Carolina should pay parti#-problem said Mr Wheeler ie then are thousands of acre- in this -tate winch cannot if the    ’ u ’    f ()l  anything    hut the grow-  ^  n)     mg of    timber, and he    igg* -ted    tirrr-  4    e    (inane    nil  salvation f«>r th** farnier  Jokes and bit! of humor were mixed with the lecture and made it one of the most intel, sting heard hole iii some time,  At lh** conclusion of Mt Wheeler’s talk, Mayor Henderson introduced Harry Worcester Smith, who paid a tribute to Mr. arni Mrs. Hitchcock .I-, public spirited citizen , and aa -portsmen and horsemen In commenting on the chai rn of the South Mr Smith told why northern people  I . !g<  rd  BETTIS CHOIR WILL BE HERE SUNDAY  BENEFIT ADULT SCHOOLS  Choir of IOO Negro Voice* to Sing Spiritual* and Old Plantation Song* at 3 #0 P. M  Members of the cottage colony, visitors in the city and the citizen*-of Aiken will he given a treat next Sunday when the Bettis Academy choir will give a concert at the Ai ken opera house at 3 (IO o’clock. Plantation songs of the old South and spirit iaU w ll be -ting by this cllured h br which has a State w ide r« puiat  and fertilizer, Mr \\ alien!.un ly giving hi- -etvie**- lor ti"-.  Mrs. J -I. SwI*, i es wa appointed chairman of th. membership drive,  ; ti. be put on the w» • k I>uer only 50c, it i- hoped t 1  ut every ne .n Ai in a ill join, lf the an va ** i - t a to *i *. sou, your  1  »ntr*G>,iti.>r mn be left with Ali-s (‘nijrsey at tin* R.'-t ' R lorn on I'ark aver i*.  Al • Min I*. Wk x w a t-d chairman lo make arrangement for a benefit card party, to bi- given , in the M ar future  Mrs. Herman Hahn, Mrs May and Mrs. Gyle- solicited coffee and -and .WICH*- for the Adult School ma-meeting held at the Institute  A very serious need sn Aiken is • ho need for better street marking It is a noticeable fait that all <*f tn* ..Id street signs has* been d<*-tr .yed, except in a few instance-. Athort the sign- are -".ll shown 'he name ■.f the street ha* practically fa ■ out. The  (  ha*!  L  **r of Gummer .  on each of three ."lint  Mr. and Mr- G < f Fort Valley. Ga . sp. i nd w it n thi it pat * lits, AY Ii. It! oden, of Aik. t Mr . batcher f Grar,  *■* t hi* weak Mr. and Mrs. ai: i M * arid twill.*.  .'VCI*, '.ii an! most -evi rely. he had IU. d in ad iml  :  ad  ;  a 'ai I and . xpressed a h .if this conn! v wo bv mg in ad niter y  If.OO.  r   ted bitte * hat Id hun and t  *'F  ! la  come her* year after y»ar. ami end- Xl ''"     1     ‘*i    ,-,! with 'n.*    ital of a poem to  OI -es.  Th** I.amulet to th* firemen was  icier ti.*, direction of Kin. -a Allen, cc rotary of tin chamber of com* id i*. and w a Surge Iv attended.  rebuked th* .I* fen I 11. told him ' ha  M .ai daug! t»*i  .*■ Hi- < ■  I HUM'S Nor APPREHENDED  tho  hi  rn* ti cf.  lain we : br in h hag a  or Iii: g unu  dias  st tie ring, from  * os m Go- rgia w - hi bi foi bigamy  A * thin Gould,    v    lot * I    va-    ai    a  quitted rn a * ha g*    f    h>> ;    m-aki    ti ■    ar of Mi and Mr    Angus Pryor  and lat eel    at rn .hr night, Pelt. I, have not  Erm-' Steadman,    convict. I f    ’.it    been apptehemled,    according to  AIKEN FRANCHISE  1     r ,“".....  GAS CO. ACCEPTS  PLANT COMPLETED OLT lit.  11 ow i (cr.  1  alg* I oath* put in the ie. mis. ' at inst ' ui eat , h* w obi  The if the  Adult  and ai  i giv • r school  sisting  fo  IHI v. It  to ne"" in thi*  I.-.«*• -tarted th* adequate -tree!  Civic Leagu* ha  ’* ! irs* meet to  ll ** policy -d ti  agit a! ion mark  r  g,  given its •he pro , League Aiken*-  ft  d th  Aiken to H*ve Gut for Light, Heat and Power—$ I 00,000 to be El-pended in Thu Work  She wa 'n.! *■ '  The G* regia Public I 'ib'ics cor"    ’     1,1   potation, with headquarters at Chi  a "  I cag , III., ha- -igned th* franchise    '  granted by city council and are now pledged to fun - ti gas to the City IT - f * anehise w a ■ sign* i by coun ’ -    < ii Jan I 7th. a* d was acc . tc.  by t• . company on Im . 25th, AS rk OM -t ’ai* on ''ii- pl * f. t by Mai j I * and h* c<.mpi**ted by Oct I"  ! 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