Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - April 30, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina Nearly every family ic Aik** County rand* Ult Journal and Hevi#*, Bebieto No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review s Circulation in Aiken County 8 PAGES VOL 60 . NO. 18 .............................. AIKEN, S. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 1930 $2.00 t Year—5c a Copy McLean made head CHAMBER COMMERCE NEW DIRECTORS ALSO CHOSEN Aiken Boys Club Work Ready For Good Year ProgrM! of Newly OrftnitaJ Merry Oak* oroap Praised by Slate En* D*a Ltwi* in Utter. _ DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CONVENTION WILL BE HELD AT COURT HOUSE MONDAY Th* following letter baa been received by C. Lee (.iowan from Dan Lewis assistant state beja’ club agent relative to th* coming year‘a — club work: The Democratic party of Aiken ‘It now looks aa if your enroll- county will assemble in convention ment had gone beyond the 200) at the Court Holm* on Monday, May 5th, and perfect an organisation to Ernest AU*a Make* Report far Year —Kicks «■ Twlephoee Service Mad* Derma Ope* Discussion Dr. B, C. McLean, chairman of the Citi*ens Committee, wa* elected president of the chamber of commerce for the coming year, at a meet- J mar E i M p« r y 0Qr latter to club ing of the member* of the chamber teachers, and leaders, of of commerce held in Masonic hall April 19. Judging from the tnroll- Friday night, - ment y° u hav# *® v * n I The convention will be called to Directors chosen to work with Dr. thia year Th# membership ranges ! promptly at 12 M., by the McLean were: R. G. Tarrant, Henry ffom ie t0 64 . j note that Merry county chairman, D. W. Gerton. Jr., Oaks, the new club, has 24 members; and aft€T the secretary reads and has already had nine meetings. That club evidently will make s record for itself this year. “Your letters to members and [elected, and delegates leaders are always to the point and convention chosen, aa well aa the past year, made a speech of fare- lend encquragement to the 4-H work, bounty executive committeeman, well and reviewed briefly the work , y ou trf , ^ be commended for these done during hit administration. He letters.’’ Officer* Will be Chosen and Delegate* Elected to the State Convention.—Harmonious Session Predicted. conduct the summer. The convention primary election this win be Holley, G. A. Durban, G. H. Ballen-tine, Alex Carswell, and Harry Sud-low. This group will select its chairman at a future meeting and complete organization details. Herman H. Hahn president during Secretary—O. P. Reese Executive Commit teemsn-M aith »a Delegates—D. I*. Mathis, Sumer*, T. W. Met arkie, Walker. -D. T, R. G. the list of delegates and the roll adopted a temporary organisation will be perfected. Officers will then be to Ckingoapia Club President—*D. L. jjt'atb. Secretary—P. M. Cato. Executive ComnMrteen.in—W. M. Du Bose. Delegates—W rn. Do Bose, J. R. the State Du Bose, J, R. Jordan, G. B. Cato, ID. L. Cato, B/H. Gantt, W. B. As bill. EIGHT STALK BUNCH ASPARAGUS GROWN ‘•Grass*’ i* getting barger and larger and L. P. Watson. state hor-<jcu)tunstA, h a a produced a hunch containing only eight stalks. This record-hreaker wa** on display In Hall's Pharmacy Tuesday. It weighs two pounds, two ounce*: two ounces more than the required weight for a bunch and the stalks, are shorter than the ten inches of standard bunches, hav* mg been cut off by Mr. Watson. He says that his farm at Ridge Springs turns out many nine and ten-stalk bunches. California claims a record for having grown a nine-stalk bunch but Mr. Watson’# leaves the California variety in the shade. Kiwanis Re-organiza* And Elect* Officer* Harry Sudlow Chosen President of Club—Regular Luncheon Meetings Will Beam Nest Tuesday Af tor noon. pointed out that financial drives had been avoided due to the heavy investments of the community in the Hotel Henderson, which was financed just before he took office. Secretary’# Report Ernest L. Allen made a detailed report of the expenditures during the Merry Oaks fiscal year March 15, 1929-March 15. Monetta 1930. His report showed that a balance of $257.15 was on hand March 15, 1929, that receipts during the fiscal year were $780, and disbursements $726; receipts this year have been $290, leaving a balance of | $601.15. Mr. Allen stressed the fact that' the expenditures of the Aiken cham-1 ber of commerce were the lowest in the state and that the work involved was increasing rapidly. He suggested that more member* be sought in order to make expansion of the commerce work financially possible. He recommended smaller booklets ; for the chamber of commerce than Club standings so far this year Downer ment 16 Held 2 Eureka 20 0 Jackson 17 2 Merry Oaks 24 9 Monetta 64 2 New Holland 22 •> Talatha-Hawthorne 40 2 BUDGETS SOON FOR SCHOOLS IN COUNTY PROVIDED BY LEGISLATURE There are no particular questions to come before the convention, but nodoubt the matter of “What will we _ ! do with the Hoovercrats" will be M«tmp comida. The convention will be composed of 287 delegates. There are ho factions in the county this year, and the con* ! vention should be a harmonious gathering. i Aiken county is entitled to eight delegates to the State convention. These will be elected by ballot and will take the greatest part of the time the convention is in session. The following is the re-onganization of the county club* and delegates to the convention so far reported to the , secretary. Aiken Central Club Grsnitnilk Club in aR the drivers in in his class. He showed the greatest increase in his sales during February in County Superintendent of Education Will Furnish an Itemised Statement of Expenditures and Receipts. Budgeting of the schools of Aiken county will begin soon in order to those in use at present < ailing at conform to an act panned recently by A. Brown, W. S. Jones, Norman Cul President—W. M. Smoak. Vice President—E. L. Allen. Secretary—John Ashhurrt. Executive Committeeman—B. Dyrhes. Delegates—A. W. Reynolds. J. McCarter. Frank P. Henderson, President - Edger L. (’ouch Vice President—W A. 'Giles. Secretary—Frank G. Feaster, Executive Committeeman—C. D. Kenney. Delegate*—E. L. Couch, W. A. (tiles, C. D. Kenney, F. G. keester, December, January an J, R. Rearden, J. P. Howard, J. E. 1 class C. Parker, B. P. Wise, J. L. Martin, J. ( He has been associated K Kneece, Alton Bryant, K I) i„ ra i < ,, r j H Smith, VV . A. Sorgee, A. E. \ aun, months, Arthur Lowe, G. H# Leaner, F. L. _ Timmerman, Arthur Sheppard, Walter Sheppard, D. H. Turner, S. A. Morrall, Henry Dodge;,, W, L. Atta-way Johnnie Roberson, B. C. Mc-Cary, 0. E. TeBow, Paul E. Sloan, R. L. Keaton, W. L. Rearden and P. L. Whittle. ! A reorganisation meeting of the j Aiken Kiwanis club was held Monday night at the Hotel Henderson , and officers were elected for the coming year. Franklin Kean, field * representative of Kiwanis Inter-I national was present and made the principal speech of the evening. Harry’ Sudlow was elected preat-j dent; Dr. B. C. McLean, vice president; and C. Lee Cowan, secretary-treasurer. A. H. Ward was chosen as trustee and the following directors elected; S. H. Sprint, Graniteville; John W. Ashburn, M. K. Kneece; Mendel Su reeky, C. B. Anderson, and D. M. George, Personal responsibility of each member for attending meeting** was A $100 prize has b«en a wanted 1 8tr * !UW 'd by Mr. Koan and the speak Hastings Krtchings, Coca Cola driver i* ' ... by his company in a national contest I K,wani * P ! * ns to have weekly which he wan fifth "I-™ meetings at one of the hotels with Prize Given Kitchings For Coca Cola Sales place against the Toited States lulM?heon 1,1 f ** eh meeting. A definite fl f(h I meeting place will he decided upon ! within khe next few days and regular meetings will begin Tuesday. company With the far eight Second Week’s Jurors Drawn By Commission STANSFIELD NAMED AS JUNIOR OFFICER STATE VICE COUNCILOR AIKEN INSTITUTE COMMENCEMENT MAY IS TO MAY 22 Baccalaureat* Sermon Will Be Prsscktd by th* Rev. William Arthur Fairy, of Winnsboro Methodist Church T. tenlion to the two conventions held here this year, Winthrop Daughters and the bankers meeting, he told his audience that a U, D. C. convention WRs in ake offering, together with a meeting of the Federal Route I membership. _ Banker's Meeting Maybe Jurors f * * r the second week of the couft of general sessions were drawn Langley Club Thursday in the office of the clerk of court. The drawing was originally I resident—W. W. Powell, scheduled for the previous Monday \ ice President Jesse Timmerman, hut had to be postponed on account Secretary G. R. Smith. 1 0 f absence of some members of Executive Committee rn a ti—J. R. (the j~ y commission. Jurors drawn were: the South Carolina legislature, Wk-1 turn, R, N. Murray, C, M. Thomp-nounew K. I). Smith,'county'‘super- 1 son, J. E. Stanatieki, D. W. Seigier, intendent of Aiken county. Jr., Ruben Yon, A. O. Duncan, S. E. The act of the legislature, which Davis, I. L. Eubanks, E. L. Allen, B. R. K-1 I relates to the levy and collection of certain taxes in Aiken county and • requires the budgeting of the school expeftdittmen ■peovbk*** that the conn At the next meeting of the .South ty auditor shall furnish the county Carolina Bankers association an in- board of education, on or before vitation will be extended for that May 15 of each year, a statement body to hold its succeeding meeting showing the assessed valuation of in Aiken. High hopes for this con- each school district, and also the vention are held, said Mr. Allen. number of poll and dog taxes asse ss-Open discussion followed the sec- cd. rotary’s report and the importance of Federal Route I was stressed, together with the ineffectiveness of some money given to a so-called T. Dyehe*. Jas. Sizemore, G. L. Toole, A. K. Lorena, W. M. Smoak, M. T. Holley, Claude E. Sawyer, R. J. Wade, J. Yr WTttnrms. P. F. tim derson, D, W. Gaston, Sr., D. W. Gaston, Jr., C. M. Weeks, G. N. Collier, II. E. Cries. R. L. Gunter, J. W, Ashhurst, J. A. Goldman, C. J. Hill, Rev. J. G. Huggin, Frampton Toole, T. W. Coward, Jr., B. B. Cullom, Wesley Johnson, C. I’. Johnson, J. B. Salley. Bath Club itemised Statement It further provides that the county j superintendent of education shall! furnish to the trustees of each dis-1 “Col," last year whose work could trict an itemized statement showing not be traced. There is an eleven- the receipts Rnd expenditures of the mile streak of unpaved road on this district to date, together with any inroute according to a report made and debtedness the districts may be ow-this obstacle cannot be removed mg at the time. 800n , As outlined in the available infor C*"n*ry mation the superintendent of educa- „ , . . .L-* - tion, the county board and the trus , C J. Hill ,ure„»d that c.m «ry !ormul „, , bud)f , t for u,, .lure, Frank ( h*vou., S..b, Ch.vou., be built in Aiken and emphasized • - - -- - - » next scholastic year; and it is re- that this county can produce anything: uni. ,u , . , ‘quired that they shall determine the necessary for successful canning, ai-1 fording an opportunity for capital. President—Frank E. Henderson. Vice President—Jno. I. Green, M. D. Secretary—J. II. Rogers. Executive Committeeman—John I. Green, M. D. Delegates—J. H. Rogers, VV’. F Beard, George Baggott, W. J. Gun nells, Frank Kassell, B. E. Brook- Jno. I. Green, M. D, A. L. Bustee, Jno. M. W. E. Taylor. Anderson. Kicks On T*Upbon* Service Several people registered kicks on the telephone service heing rendered Aiken, although the consensus of opinion seemed to be that the fault lies not in the incompetence of the present personnel but in inadequate equipment. Aiken's rapid telephone growth was held accountable for this condition of affairs. Obtaining a more equitable electric light rate for Aiken when the new contract is signed was urged on the chamber of commerce a* an objective for the next year. A federal court room, a airport, and adequate street marking were other city improvements outlined as needed in this city, HOME BURNS COMPLETELY number of mills to ire assessed against each district and after so doing the superintendent of education shall certify to the county audi tor a list of tile districts together with the mills necessary to be ph-sersed for all schoal purpose*, said certification- to be approved bv a ma jority of the trustees of each district and given to the county auditor n or before June I of each year." Not To Exceed Budget Belvedere Club President-Viee Pres -T. L. Harley. dent—J. C. Salley. Parker. Delegates—W, W. Powell, G. Smith, R. L. Hobonback, Sr., B. Keenan, Alfred Du Bose. J, E. Brown, j S. R. Freeman, L. L. Powell, Era* st i Ford, W. H. Hardin, C S. Maddox. G. T. Buford, Jesse Timmerman, J. H. Richardson, Will t’arpenter, E. V. I.owe, Gen. E. W<dfe, Tom Smith, C . K t Palmer, J R Parker. JL L. Hoi sonback, Jr., W. E Baker, Sr., M. K Milford, A. L. f reeman, A. B. Gunter. M ontmorenct Club President—J. D. Bell. V ice President C. M. Taylor. Secretary—Harry H. Woodward. Executive Committeeman—C. L. Weeks. Delegates—J M. Venning, R Johnson, C. L. Weeks. Millbrook, No. I, Club President—A. J Key. Vice President—H. B. Williams. Secretary—L. F Sizemore Executive Committeeman—F. Cook. Delegates—A.-J. Key, F H. Cook. MeTior, No. I, Club President—Lee I,ott. Vice IVesident W. O Secretary—T. ii. Jon* Leo IL Mutt W. F. fhavoufi. Bath. A. L. Freeman, Langley. J. B. Wingate, North Augusta. George T. McClain, Jackson. J. G. Martin, Bath. W, B. Burckhalter, Augusta Rt. 5. D. \V. Yonre, Monetta. AL R Simmon-, Aiken. Phillip }’„rry. D IL Salley, Jr., Salley. VV. K. Prothro, Aiken. Joe Steele, Vattchise. ■I Eliding , Langley. T. L. Mc Hie, Vugusta, Rt. 5. A. G. Murray, Augusta. Ii' 5, J C. Bryant, Augusta, lit. 6. J. T. Redd, Montmorenci, K. F. I). T. H. Britt, Warrenville. H. S. Poole, Salley. Zula (Ja-kins, Clearwater. J, G. Byers, Langley. F. E. Mitchell, North Augusta. IL K. Keenan, Windsor E. 0. Scott, Vaueluse. Mike Cato, langley. J. W Couch, langley. B. IL Bates, Windsor, B. F Fanning, Salley. Elijah O’Bannon, langley, ll. O. Taylor, Aiken. VV. D. Kennedy, Graniteville. L. VV Creed, Ridge Spring. M. IL Goldman, Aiken Ii* Ute 6. K, L. Fu flick. Springfield. It. T I). Continued on Page Four Harry n (>. VV. '. North \ugli W artenv ilk*. Large Delegation Juniors and Daughters Of America go to Convention at Union Aiken W omen Elected. John Edwin Stanfield returned from the state convention of the Junior Order I’. A. M at Union I Wednesday as Ute vice-councilor after he nosed out George Br>wn, of Mullins, in the elections held at the meeting. This elevation to the viee-councilorship almost automatical ly makes him state councilor for the year after this one. I Strong Aiken Delegation A strong delegation went from thi- ( county, including neu ral ladies who I went to attend th# annual meeting j of the Daughter** of America, held (Jointly witfTthat of the Juniors. Sixf v ladies and about 2,IO men WI re in attendance at the joint con vention and the hospitality afforded the vi-iting delegate- vas unsurpa--ed they -ay. Besides the regular business sessions and elections, exten-ive entei tainment was provided by the townspeople in the form of a trip over the city, free refreshments at all soda fountains, and an enter tainment-at the high school. At the school two entertainers from Buffalo, N. V , presented a singing act and the Union high school hand played. The fallowing members of the Daughters of America in Aiken County were elected to serve in the State Council for the coming year. Mrs. Kate Feaster, Hath, tate a-Boc rate vice councilor. Mrs Mattie Bn ant, Graniteville, state conductor. Mrs Far* A Woiniward. Aiken, state secretary. Aiken I ad I et Pre tent attending from this county Commencement at the Aiken Institute will begin this year with th« baccalaureate sermon Sunday morning, May 18, at 11 o’clock at the Aiken Theatre, the sermon to be preached by the Rev. William Arthur Fairy, of the Methodic church in Winnsboro, Class day exercises will be given Thursday, May 22, at IO o’clock in the morning in the Institute auditorium- The graduating exercises will be held in the Aiken Theatre Thursday evening, May 22, at 8:30 o’clock. Officers of this year’s graduating class are: Hastings Wyman, III, president; Ullin Kirk Thorpe, vko-president; and Della J. Livingston, secretary-treasurer, The class motto is: “Excelsior’*; colors, Blue and Gold; flower, Sweet Pea. The twenty-five members of the graduating cia.*** are: Joshua Edward Barsh, Carl Emeneker Brown, Dorothy Louis* Brown, Uriah Aubry Brown, Jr., James Woodrow Busch, Carolyn Carswell, Finley Carter, Florence I Ruth Clifford, Philip Lanier Courtney, Lillian Efron, Mollie Mildred Efron, Mildred Elise II its*, Wayne Wade Hitt, Willie Mae Holley, Milton G. I.evkoff, Della Juanita Livingston, Annie Crosland McNair, Beulah Bather Gabon, Dorothy Edna Scott, Cyril Ovierre Shuler, Genevieve Smith, Stonewall Jackson Snipes, I.ilia Kirk Thorpe, William Edwin Toole. Hasting- Wyman, IIL Special Summer Rat';* At H. P. Golf Course The directors of the Real Balate and Fidelity Co. have had an unusually large number of request* to keep the links of the Highland Park ti off t nur-e open durtng the -ummer, anti to make a -pce:al rate, After Considering the matter the director* have fixed the fee- at the low rate of $15.00 for the summer, commencing May Ut, arid ending Dec. 15ih, Eleven holes on the links will he u.sed for the summer play and no doubt many people will take advantage of this opportunity to play golf. People from neighboring towns have asked for the privilege of playing golf in Aiken this summer, and they are invited to take advantage of these summer rates. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICE I adii A Chn-tian Science Service is held every Sunday morning at 11 ► n the Dibble Memorial Li- -unday school at 9:45. abject of the lese on Sermon inday is: “Everla ting Pun-” The public is cordially in- bra r\' Th net! i* hon It is al-u provided that it -hall unlaw f i! f i the -nj erintendt r ' education to a; prove f any \ oui! in etee— of tile buds.', t. modern however, does not in any TI wav Bonded Indebtedness For Schools In County Totaled by Treasurer Balance of S?64,900 now Outstanding Against the School Districts of Aiken, with Interest Charges Amounting to $41 Per Day. Langley-Bath Dist -ict Leads With $71,000 Outstand ng. ara Mi \ W< M ■ .1 J. < i k Me I ca tor. Ba Al v . I* i M M . I I. C. Men Br ar 1 . Mr s. .Mr- Frank < A ! t G G VV. fore with the b the districts, as d« d. Closing Program Eureka School ii. w ■bd dt btl The coinmencemt nt if ti Graded school will begin on * with a sermon bv Rev ll M gens, pastor of the I"’ 111 pi church ii** Wednesday the d T ,- r< Fun "’mentx of th* iertamment c playlets, par lent* of the i The home of J. A, Owens, of the Mossy section, was completely burned '.Saturday morning at I I o’clock. No on# was injured in the fire- A complete loss resulted as there *#• no insurance on the home. Aiken Club Women Go To Orangeburg . __ Ft lay, i* commencement da . Federation of VS mien - -a • ich time diplomas will he prest nte es in Orangs*burg t<*dav t<> the graduating glass, compo-*-J three-day mee* ny which .-•vt * girls. they a • *• Muse* e tentative# of Mac V rn ce, Vivian Smith, J . y and the Sui Lj arle-. V* ,bel Kirkland Hum-..- 1 Pa lent I ie. Net!'# Willing, Martha VV ie Civic League and Irene Plunkett. TK* valed: * arc Mrs C J Hill. president, Mea an is Vie an Smith and the N .». W M Smonk, Mr*. A W Oakley toriaa, EH* Ma* V >nee and Miss Marion Pell** Th* ending af th* achoo! yrs - K#pr*e«ntative* from tile Student he cele' -ated on Saturday by a $ club will h* Mrs Frank Henderson, ate Alf th* patrons awd f friend* Mrs € B w mkmf, Mrs. W F th* school are eofdially invited i Don 'in and M m Ulaudie Phelps a’ ’end ihesw e*r is ««erc *** ar d am Mf' Bi cl Mi Miff! Mart i M sttii Bn as (I rani \ . K St .I VV Eleanor C ushman In Lander Piano Recital Thrcr N umber* R^ndcrcM Ly Aiken Girl in Musicale Presented by Co! ir'ir I lr-par tnt mf ,.f M u s i < ’I. P. HOTEL LEASE TFRVINATEDTUES. MANAGER SWEENEY RETIRES imp* ny lion, a Cent Good md Divid Declared by Condi-of Five Per ti. ' 11 v Co. f i nan< tai nd md I ob i . and J J. J 7 i The Stall cl lbs convc beginning a end* Friday Aiken * Civ dent dub v Tho** g and r» «• I .cag ill be ; ig from J y f>o 4 )00 4 IPU a . ,185 OO 4 ilh A rt : 11 > Mud a fe th A .* .*:a S < IU 4 UCO V s 2 ’ 4 \ ' '/ai * I * ti 9 UUU I » 4'J I UU ! * 'H 9 MO 1 , 4 J - ■ ei. Ti ll I I I * t If# Ti# C N Mitt - oe O’* < V NO I K ‘ " Octevi-' i-'i’TWUtt o* ii N t I Mm he ii th, * Ca; rk o •li-tlant Op IS felt a !*■ *• sa J art* •»'* B r Hoi- all, W W. -san. F. P son I H s W .* z.