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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - April 23, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                        .................... ..... I          # ;    Nearly every family in Aiken County reads the Journal and  Review.    ai          •     tie 2o amal and Ik In eh)  No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review’s  Qrculation in Aiken County   JLI—J. 11" "I'i 1  ii 'IS!—  8 PAGES  VOL. SONO. 17  AIKEN, S. C., WEDNESDAY. APRIL 23, 1930  $2.00 a Year—5c a Copy  CLEAN UP DETAILS COMPLETED FRIDAY  READY FOR WEERS CAMPAIGN  Gold PHM* OR or od to th* WK.to •ad Colored Familia* WW«Ui| •ad Dootrojriaf tho Mast Trwfc.  A second meet mf of the Cleen-up Week committee was held is the office of the county board of health Friday afternoon to discos* detail! of the co rn inf sanitation drive which will be held April 28-May 8.  Dr. William G. Bodie, county health officer, reported that he had already comp Ie ted arr* nee me Ms for the buildinf of a bin in front of the Aiken theatre in which to piece all cans broufht in by white and colored children. Any child, white or colored, who brinf* twenty cans to the theatre durinf Clean-up week will be (riven a free ticket to the Ai  District U. D. C. Meet Due In Aiken May 3  Bunn*.* SMiim Will Bt Held ta  The Baptist Church Manual And  Af tar noon—Laacheea At Hate!.  All plans were made et the last meetinf of the Edward Croft Chapter of the U. D. C. for the annual district conference to be held in Aiken Saturday, May 8.  The busineea session will be held tnprning and afternoon at the Baptist church.  The follow!nf ladies have been appointed to act as a reristration committee at the doors of the church: Mrs. Cs vc, Miss Dors Gyles, Miss Mery Percivel, Mrs. Kste Ligon end Mrs. Emanuel.  Miss Cleo Rothrock, Mrs. Huchet and Mrs. Anderson will serve ss psfes.  Luncheon will be served in the ballroom of the Commercial hotel st mid-  DEMOCRATIC CLUBS TO MEET SATURDAY  RE-ORGANIZE FOR PRIMARY  ken thestre. This srrsn(cement has 3ay. been made throufh the courtesy and ■ The local chapter is expecting quite co-operation of J. H. Welburn, who!* "awber of visitors, thtrty-three ha» always helped the city clean-ups [chapters being represented._  in this way.  Handbills lo ba Circulated  Dr. Bodie is to have 1,000 handbills printed and distributed over  W. C. T. U. Meeting.  A ad Elect Dales alas far Coaaty Caa-aamtiaa Which Maat* ta Aikaa May Uh.  The Democrats of Aiken county have been called to meet at their respective clubs on next Saturday to re-orfsnixe for the primary in September, and elect dr left tea to the county convention to be held in Aiken on Mety 5th.  This call applies to Democrats and not “Hooverernta”—men who will abide the results and support the party principles and nominees.  The County Secretary has mailed to the presidents of the various clubs blanks on which to report results of erganizatioti and list of delegates elected to county convention. Each club will elect one delegate for each 25 votes cast in the first primary of 1928 and majority Ti SETtoiY thereof:’ Tire fnttmnng nr a list of the dubs in the county and the vote cast in the first primary of 1928, and number of delegates they  PROCLAMATION CLEAN-UP WEEK  Will Hold Memorial HIT CHAIN STORES  Exercises In School  Vote in No. of  The regular monthly meeting of the city explaining the various gold I the W. C. T. U. met with Mrs. Abbie I are entitled to in the county coneen and other cash prizei being offered UHL  on  York street, Tuesday after jlion. for good work during the Clean-up - boo". ^  1  o'clock, with a fine attendance.  The program consisted mostly of The Aiken theater offers a free -busine ticket to boys and girls, white or >ng,  Hear Thi* Ye People. Think! Act!!  Know all Men, Women and Chi Wren, By Theta Presents:  That, Whereat a Clean Up Week will result in many benefits to this Coimmtntly  In Safeguarding Health In ^Stimulating Civic Pride and In Making the Citv and Home Beautiful.  Now, Therefore, be it known that plan 1 * have beest perfet ted for a thorough clean-up campaign  In The City Of Aiken  Beginning April 28th, and to continue through May 3rd.  file above period to be devoted to a jierM-lent toil • <m-*miclive effort in deaning up tad keeping '< 'I’    I  Therefore . I mgr every citizen 1$do Ii.h or    brl be t part    j  to make our city,    *  I  CLEAN, HEALTHY and LEAL I II LL  Program Banig Prepared By Prof. W. Jay McGarity—Y awag Aikaa Lawytr To Mak# Spaock For Oa-  ca* ioa  AT MASS MEETING  AUSPICES CITIZENS' COM.  Aa May 10th falls on Saturday Chia year, the Memorial exercises will ba bald Friday, May 9th, at 12:15 in tha auditorium of the Aikan  Cha riot to    Tri# Attack Method*,  Ethics and Basalts af Cksia Starts at Cssrt Hmm Friday Night,  A scathing denunciation of chain  stoma, their methods, their ethics. Institute. An appropriate program  Md thair danf€r(   was heard Friday  la being prepared by Prof. McGarity  ni|pht  , t a maM w#tinf in coan  and one of Aiken's young lawyers j  koua , t wh « n a from  charlotte, will deliver the speech.    N.  C . f  spoke. B. M. Boyd. Char-  Tbe Confederate veterans of Aiken , ott# miiornty> wu  ^ principal, county with their wires are expected  ap * ak „ (  toOvmei by James B, Vog-  to attend these exercises, after which dinner will be served to them by the Edward Croft Chapter U. D. C.  In the afternoon flowers and  ler and Fred H. Hasty.  Speaking on behalf of the Citisena Protective League, of Charlotte, all three men named chain stores as a  Summerall, Mrs. FC. E. Woodward.  Bethany cemetery: MEL Laughs.. Mr". Yarber, Mrs. Huchet, Mrs Car«-  wt ll and Mrs. Landrum.  . &  Baptist churchyard Mrs. Kneeoe. Methodist churchyard: Mr . drier.  ' ...-t'npti churchyard Mr .Schro  week, The strhstanee of the bt*mi bills will Im*:  Previous to  ing in the greatest number during, the week’s campaign; will receive a  the meet-a contest was put on by the colored, for each 20 mosquito breed- members of the W T. LL, with ing tin cans or water holding recop- the Reds anti Blues, with a gain of facies, such as bottles, jars, pans, etc. 17 new paid up members, making a  In addition, the boy or girl bring- total of Ii pail.  Delightful refreshments were >rved by the hostess. Toe next free pass to shows for the entire meeting will be the third Tuesday in season. The boy „r girl bringing in -May. and will be held at the home the second greatest number will;"I Mrs. J. L. Owen*, receive $3.00    in    cash from the     arp  urged    to    attend.  Civic league.    For    the third great-j  est number $2.00 in cash and for the fourth greatest number $1.00 in cash will also be awarded by the Civic League.  Gold Prise* Offered $5.00 rn gold is    offered by Dr.     Faihm .     to    return with     a    "two-bit"  Bodie to the    wrhite    home or family     breakfast     Saturday morning    at    Cran.  All member-  TWO BIT QUARREL ENDS IN GUNFIRE  collecting and destroying the greatest amount of trash, rubbish, etc., by burning, burying, or hauling away. without waiting for the city carts, and who otherwise makes the greatest sanitary improvements on their premises.  iteville will probably cost Joe Johnson, negro, his lift* as he now lies in the Aiken hospital with a shotgun load, including the wadding, in his abdomen.  The shot was fired at close range by Rosetta Johnson, his landlady,  $6.00 in gold is also offered the    ^    j u#t before    noon . From her    cell  colored home or family    doing the    ^  coun ty    jail Rosetta says    that  same thing.    Joe was given a quarter this morn-  Call 84 For Detail*     and     ^ 0 j d  * 0  buy some breakfast  Families competing for these prix-  for  ^ household while Rosetta coles should call phone 84 and register     some    wa „hing.    Joe    failed    tc  for the contest. The prizes will be  gbow U p  a nd investigation disclosed awarded after inspection, before and ^  h<? hgd bou(fht t h e  food and after the debris has been    destroyed,     shar<fd u  ^     another  woman.  by a committee from    the Civic     Ro#etu met     him and told him    not  league.    ^  com 0 j n b *r yard, she says, un  clean up your premises whether ^  hg had her  money. He came you contest for the prizes or not.  jntQ lhp yard wilh bif  fdlow-board-Tbe greatest prize after all is san-  gnd gUrted an  argument with itary healthful surroundings.    Rosetta who had laid hands on *         1928    Del.      Aiken    1014    41      Bath '    295    12      Bch * d**re    IHT    4      Beech I land    bd    o      Clearwater. No. I    r,H    8      Clearwater, No. J    I 7 I    7       1  'hinq lapin    JU    <j      rib.' erville    I is    5      Graniteville    753    30      Hopewell    152    ti      Langley    629    2 5      Mon tm orenn    si    3      MeTier, No. I    119    5      McTier, No. 2    68    3      Millbrook, No. I    60 c>    2      Millbnuik, No. 2    122    5      New Holland    172    *T      Rodey Spring    8 5    3      Salley    3 1 I    14      Silverton, No. I    I 50.    6      I Silverton, No. 2    160    6      | Seivern    35    I      Shultz    282    7       1  Shaw    86    3      : -hnw- Fork    72    .1      I Shiloh    118    4      Tabernacle    87    3      IWurds, No. J    HI    3      ■ Wards, No. 2    54    •I      I Wagener    500    20      Windsor    318    13      White Pond    82    3      Warrenville    492    20      Y r aueluse    173    7      Total    7292    287     KRANK I*. HI NIB Ii"* IN  Ma.  I d.  NL  M* Mcfnrtn-  SCOUT TROOP TO BE GROUP ARENITES TO MADE UP TOMORROW JUNIOR ORDER MEET  J. W. ASHHIJRST SCOUTMASTER DAUGHTERS AMERICA ATTEND  County Spelling  Contest May 14th  Twenty Application* Have Been Received—Fir»t Group Will B« Competed Of Experienced Boy*.  Stanfield Mentioned a* Possible  State Vice Councilor for Coming Ya* L iic i L*nf of Convention.  A delegation of nun and women  Persons unable to burn or bury  shotgun and was standing outside  their trash and debris on their prenv- ^  houge After  pretending to give ires are urged to collect and place ^ ^ money, he sUrted towards name in containers accessible to ^  wonian and  , h e fired directly city carts. Extra trucks are being     hig abdonien an ,i fled to the  operated and Council is co-operating  b j Kbwav  where she waited until the in every possible way. Help ^ em!  • sheriff could come from Aiken and Help us! and help yourself, by ^^  Rn arrest-   cleaning up inside and outside. No Can* From Dump*  Information from the sheriff’s office say* that eye-witnesses testify Dump piles, outside the city, will  {hat  j ohns „ n rnn  into the house after  the first shot in order to keep the  woman from shooting him a  Attention Aiken Democrat*  In accordance with the rules and regulations and the Constitution of the Democratic Party notice is hereby given that there will be a meeting of Aiken Central Democratic Club at the C< ort House at Aiken, S. C., at 12 o’clock M., on Saturday April 26th, 1930, for the purpose of re-organizing -aid club, and for the election of delegates to the county convention.  WILLIAM M 'MOAK,  President.  Ellenton Club Marting.  A Boy Scout organvaatt->n meeting will be held in the Episcopal Parish house Thursday night at I 30 o’clock when the fir t troop of the proposed It*ft Aiken Monday to wtten I the com-pairol will be formed. *    toned State meeting of the Junior th  Applications from twenty boy- tier United Ame!n an Mechanics and have been received by the American Daughters of America, at Union.  I region group in charge of the organi Five Wen and four women win- in ration arm more ar-* v*—peele*I -J-oha —rite **m**y wbi* I* will return EV eduui. VV. Aahhursi is arling ^»ut master day night.  and work on the Tenderfoot tc-t* Ladies attending are Mr-. Kula! e is expected to begin a* mon a- po- Hixsrll, Mr- Halite Knox Woodward, sible.     %  and Mrs. Myrth Goldman, all repre-  From the applicati-n* trow rn, tentative from the Emily Geiger eight will be .selected on the barit* council, Aiken; and .Mrs. Salim M. of previous scout experience and Cushman, state council repre-«-nta this number will be pushed as fast a* live and member of the legislative possible thgough the Tenderfoot committee, National Ununcil Dough tests, which w*ill be necessary’ before tors of.America.  the Aiken group will receive recog Men in the party are: John E. Stan** nition from the natl -rial organization, field, Judge (>. R. Webb, IL rman Afer completion of the first test* VV arneke, (J. N. Collier and IL mm-another group will be admitted and T. Cushman.  similar work don*- J. Rucker New Slantbrld for V ica-Cou nr dor, berry'* Augusta Scout executive, ha* Mr. Stamfield is being prominent been giving advisory aid to the local ly mentioned for State vice-counci-Scout organixers.    lor at the elections to be held at the  The committee from the Amori- convention and his Aiken fin-ndn are can legion in charge of the work hoping that he will bring home the consists of:    Mandel Surasky, Dr. iionor.  Holbrook Wyman, VV. O. jones This is the annual State meeting Ernest Hafers and Claus Bu-eh. and was held in Alkin lad year, with  i ............—-- the local chapters a ho t-, to the vis  iting delegates.  laurel wreaths will be placed on the  menac#  ^ independent merchants, Confederate graves in the various „ huttJn|r tha door of opportun Uy to  churchyards.    coming    generation,    and as propo-  The following committees are ap-  nrn ^ g 0 f unfair-and fraudulent buai-pointed to decorate the graves of the  B#Jg in ,, t h(>ds   1  infederate Veterans.    Mr.    Boyd, who has been heard over  Millbrook i hutch yard: Mrs. Fabian  ution WHT> (!) . S( . ri bed the danger of  foreign-owned chains and advised his -qnidTCTTTP to rctratTv Trnm TruTTr\j?~wTtJl ~  hem as an effective means of stopping thmr growth and preventing further  inroads into the community.  False Saving* Made.  The speaker stressed particularly that purchases in a chain store brought » Cal sense of having saved . and i-vi», mi I v ruined a community. Pointing out that chain t ires stifled growth of independent tradesmen, Mr. Boyd said that the ) rend was t i close the doors of inde-ji ndeiit liiisiness ventures and enslave members of tin- younger generation who will have to seek jobs.  W K. Ib-nderson, of Shreveport, a., came in for a word ef prais*« from M r. Boy d, who descrllK-d the owner of KW KH us a public benefactor und a lender in the anti chan f. hi.  Jam*** B. Vn**le-,  James IL Vogler was the second sneaker and spoke as a merchant of long standing, ti ft em years experience, and ut present secretary of the i tir.rn’s Protective League, <>f Charlotte.  Mr. Vogler’* chief point of attack was the fraudulent weights being sold by the cham stores, whom he claimed, have *q>edaI jmckages- made-for their trade, which look like standard sire packages ami decoy the buying public into making purchases. He read many extracts from a book of affida-). its and proof of short-weig’ring  Hie i’ounly Spelling c >rte t w 'I rn- held on Wednesday, May ll. at I P. YI in tin Aiken Institute midi torium. A pri/.e will be awarded to the bed speller in the high relnml c >nt A similar prize will abo be awarded to the b*"t grammar school spell* r.  4 H CLUB WINNERS DECIDED SATURDAY  MANY CONTESTANTS  i    ~  Mi** A*l*n* William*, of Salley Win* Health C.’onle»t Min Nromi Palmer, Ut Graniteville, Judged Be*! Club Girt.  Miss Arimo William*, of Kiilb v, wan Saturday declared ‘he winner  in tho health contest which is con*    n . *  ...    ,    , ti i v t which he said that he had collected  ducted annually bv the 4 ll clubs of  ,    .     t     during    hts    work.  the county, under the supervision of    .  ^    j    He    also    made    an    appeal to his hear.  Miss Elizabeth Hailey Hams is fifteen years of age and is the daughter of VV K V\ illiani**.  Second place went to Miss Bernice Hearon, of the Montmorenci club who is abo fifteen years of age  First place in the contest for the best club girl, Miss Neomi Fulmer was judged winner and Miss Virginia Hollins, second. Miss Fulmer is thirteen years of age rind i* the daughter Gloverville.  ers to avoid trading at chain stores and stressed the advantages to a community of prosperous independent merchants, able and willing to contribute to all community enterprise*. Schools, churches and charities are not helped by chain stores and their methods he told his audience.  Fred H. Hasty Speak*.  Fred ll Hasty, another member of f Mark Fulmer, r.f the Charlotte delegation, brought Me- Hollins is sixteen greetings to the merchant* of Aiken  CONVICT ESCAPES FROM GANG  years old and the daughter of V. IL lit Ilion, of Talatha.  Health Board Examine*  Dr. William Bodie,  ..fbi i r, Mi     1  ’atheriiie    Rat  bt* closely watched, and children bringing in cans from these sources will not receive tickets nor be allowed to compete for a capital prize. Cans must be -collected witi.in the-city limits. One can collect,!-,*! or brought in from outswim writ automatically disqualify the bringer.  The members of Silverton, No. 2, Democratic club are hereby called  econd to a club meeting at the Ellenton 'school house on Saturday, Apr I  Leon Robinson, Colored, Get* Away From Chain Gang No. i, Near Bath.  St. Thaddeus’ Church Elects Officers  nut tun:\ -I ie heals ; I Mi  ani  etal  from Knoxville. Tern. pith. 1930, at 2.30 P M , for th* (ployed by both local; purpose of re-organizing ing deiogat  Johnson i> and has been em; hotels.  md elect ■ I : he c lunt v con von -  n Robin* *n, La ;o1(-red conv ie:    <  im  lion.  BENEFIT BRIDGE PARTY  County Profits     f   From Seizures  The Kluu nt cl uh will give a bene fit bridge party tomorrow evening st K:30    ..'-I'-’k    ut    th-    I-..-I1W    of    Mayor    »>,000.00 .orth of    -e.xed    ar.,c .  and    Mm    Frank    I*.    H.ad«.-r,.n.    Priw.    0--»    °    'T V    jZ h.  ii i.    u    , KU or I rn    first of the year.    La t- salesday n*  will be riven at '-ach tanle arri re-*  if    tickets    value    of the seized    aritclt    amount  cd to    $319.00, with    copper    on hand  riven at e freshments served. $1.00 each.  Price  The Sheriff 4 -' office has sold about  M. F BUSH,  Pr< i den-t.  Clearwater No. I Club.  \ meeting of the members of the Uh a neater, No. I, Democratic club are requ* ‘•ted to meet a* the J tyre’*  son,  No. I. escaped on Sunday while the convict.- were being to the cage for the night. Thi located one and <»i «* Half mil of Bath, near the sw ? nm;> OI cr* - k. Rob11 son had, n-» doui ned his escap*’ likely had one of the convicts w. cai'*’ about dark  t hauik'un  night,  ut in  I he ai gregat -church w on Mond the tna ii riant I new riffle suing y< The r<  hr. John clinician.  for ,M e Ila-;. th*? proj<  from (Tarlotte and complimented I ikon ps-ople for the progren made so  'ar against the chain evil.  I* I- Henderson, of the Aiken bar,  unt v health introduced the speakers and digressed m bi- ubj> ct long enough to pay • bote to J mig* John ll Parker, of  til it to, who-e name has been of  I !>> he pre-nb-nt to till a val ancy  I) mg on inc  •m*h.  as held at iy ivenir in cr nmd affairs o  U e a rat  ■ ates Supreme Court  •in of the speaking ii-tributed i-xplatning f the present fight on owned chain stores  lh lei lf  : 11 ll y lei,re • ho-*  -met inn  aitis  Dr. It t  n lilted ii i had bi - n nt gave t  - remarks of M Lean, c 'tnnnittee,  1   Branch ich - I house, on Saturday,  a n i ran into ti  he n:; warn p.  Ma*  thi  CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL MEETING  Every bu.-.ness man and woman in Aiken, whether members or not, are invited to the Annual meeting of Ute Aiken Chamber of Commerce, to be held at the Masonic Hall, Main street, Friday evening of this week (April 25th), at eight P. M,  Al this meeting the retiring president and directors will mak. their annual report, and a president and six directors will be elected to serve the Chamber of Commerce for the ensuing year,  It ta hoped that a food attendance will be on hand, Re-me mber the date, Friday evening April tm. °  worth HOO and fruit jar worth same amount.  In February the hales amount!*.i to $149.60. Fourteen -arks of suga 1  valued at $105 has been turned over til the countv as w’ell as eight sacks, of meal valued at $16.00. I here i a quantity of sugar still in the hand ke of the sheriff to be disposed of.  In addition to all of thi , sever*! automobiles have been seized, which la will bet. ...Id and the funds turned ti. over to the county.    In  Ai iii 26th, at IO A. M., f *r the p it lose of re-organizing, and electing ieh gate to the county convention.  W. O. JOHNSON,  President.  LFT) WISE IN ATLANTA  na!  NL  Ga  \\  former r< sident of A -s been engaged in news in various sections <>! is now acting as a rcgu indent for the Interns Service out < f the At  -tv-  Mi  \  FLOWER EXCHANGE  Vt  • ii  n.  .city yea r  fired at the on but he succeWe.  Robinson wa* the February, I nr d iv a- convict j Fob. 1th, at.! years on the <-another I •‘fro ■ Langley, He I.a t o and a half -  He i- a iar) man, about weighs abou IO ■■’i..,--. ha ■' iller . La !■ n .ck kneed and stripe*     - v’t* i al    ■ or*    M lr    d< us- W    \\ Edge * m anti u    ■ M      ■ ng awa    V    Frank    I’, ll. nd    t-rson. I !u re;    * t V              Ye '    rvrnc d—    -ll i rry Sud I. w, W W ba U          r mardi*    r ii ?                      TTI Of Ct    iurt,    Mu.    nf u-s,  1     ( I! 'A Ley, Lanier Ch.v.          nm shrug!    t *• r,    Ii ran-.    in, A    'A I Ic * * x, A K. Lorenz. Ville;    Vi?*      i • , ’        F. S. I    ’raft. F    \ M t'reary, Ili^rn an • irue-          Ile k    ilk i    Hahn    and Rob    ••rt l aird. I - ■         freak asparagus  ll u. Coft  Min  s farm  at i- at half it r* i stalk) r Gofer  thick I'  inlier  d for ast ic fit ak.  an of  aunty spa n '  st.ilk  de by to be ret her.  n nth-< rk ginge foci and IHS pou;  ak.  tai  COSTLY SHRUBS BROUGHT TO Al KILN I ROM GEORGIAN CHY  N m I ei - of • ut shrubs are h.'lng  flan.  M me’ rem i; Willi* and T'  Do,‘ta; IL- Quat' ta; ll.-niice., Herr-n. M VitI. • Mite: ell. >n‘m Mac re . M mtm [L ■ .-th Green, Jackson Winner* To Winthrop  md  < ti I  hie  f.   y  The  1  ivie League will h Id ' an nu a1 H mer exchar.ge Friday rn .ming May 2, n fforit of the Standard of flee, from JO to 12 o’clock. Thi* i-free »V 9    nave plan's ■  and bnnfSthem, if not, come any  way.    j  Don't forget that now is the tim*    Mrs.    John I  to start planning for our Flower is visiting ber show this fait    Tupper  P »rt <  and from the ral papers ti lins North < York, West Florida  Char lest rn A meric he worked on sc mghoul Health ta r din*. Virginia, N Virginia. I -wa *  Miss Bailey’s Schedule.  M) ' LED LOV** MONEY.  Hunt,  sister,  ? Asheville lh Maud  Miss Eliza CW day with h‘ od I Stratton etui I the Eureka Hub  Thursday with -He Pl Friday in th  , * h Bai!* > spei t >est* r-J ack son Home Demon To-da> -he goes to H .me I Remonstration  Miss Bailey will meet nkett 4 ll club, spend .AtI e and the herd  has <  the  Ile  ing  been sold for good price-* an f|or si I* looking for others las a truck and derrick for Eft the Urge shrub# out rf th*  g* Hind ansi dan. I,  they are moved w th-  ■.'ursc. Ai n uncement f lames will also be made a little  i    !  •Lib has furnished ‘.hr brabble in ’-r county. Beulah an I Ms* tug* tots, from that club, hav si , the honor rn prevro u >ear*  inly.  harm • that  , rn of  arrive  > en ent -if the fact w ill be t rough the Journal and , and notification will be th*- roust if fommirieemen.   

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