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Publication: Aiken Journal And Review May 21, 1930

Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - May 21, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina Nearly tv try family in Aiken % County rend* th* Journal and Review. r No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review s Circulation in Aiken County 8 PAGES VOL. GO NO. 21AIKEN, S. C., WEDNESDAY, MAY 21. 1930 $2.00 a Year —Sc a Copy - NEGRO CONFESSES CRIMINAL ASSAULT CRIME NEAR STI REELTOWN Courtney Business BAUGHMAN FOUND WICKER CHOSEN JIM BYRNES TO College Growing) Cia** Room Capacity    DomUmI, Twenty fica , Student*    Enrolled With Application* Ponding. DEAD IN SWAMP GRAND MASTER MISSING SINCE MAY Ut. GRANITEVILLE MAN HONORED RUN FOR SENATE ANNOUNCES ON SATURDAY Two Brother. Chomn INSTITUTE ENDING r or County School* I SUCCESSFUL YEAR Nagm Now Confined in Stain Pant* tertiary in Colnmhia.—Pow* A*-•ieted Shari* ta Hunt Foal Play, Although Suspicion Ha* Been Ar on ted.—Inquest Con tin*#* Today. A full confession by Leroy Jack-•on, 14-years old negro youth of the Bug abo section at Columbia Thursday morning elided the man-hunt which followed an attempt at assault on a five-year old white girl Wednesday morning beyond Stiefeltown at Harrigals Crossing. The attempt oc-' The Courtney Business College tai now ending the first two month* ofI it* existence, and it one of the fast growing institutions of the city. The; school ha* had to double it* class    ——— room capacity, and now has a atu-1 The mysterious disappearance of dent body of about twenty-five, J Bonie Baughman, of White Pond, with other applications pending. who has been missing since May lit There are both day and night class- was solved on Saturday afternoon es, and during the summer months when his dead body was found by special rates will be offered.    State Officers Mollie Robinson and The faculty is composed of Mrs B. L. Bolen j P. H. year*' Elimination RavanUd No Sign* of Mr*. Eva Earglo, of Graniteville, R« ln    R*c*    Lo,t    I**1*®* These officers were hunting for EIuImI Provident of R<*b«k*h A*** rn bl r    I 2,000 Voto*.-kon County. -A Fovorit* lo Ai- Prof*. Cyril and W. R. Buiboo, Son* of W. J.    Return to Thoir Nativo County. COMMENCEMENT ON THURSDAY ’    Former    Congressman    James    F. T E. Wicker, of Newberry wa.1 Byrnes. whl, represented this district I'trl,*tp” h*id OB Saturday, May elected Grand Master of the Inde- in Congress for fourteen years sn-,10th- H* • »raduat* of the Uni pendent Order of Odd Fellows at thejnounc#d on Friday that be would J veraity of South Carolina, tieing a closing sealion of the state grartd a candidate for the Wailed State*1 n,pmb*r of lh* cIm* of l928> He lodge’s annual convention at Char- Senate in the Democratic primary has made a    reputation as a i». ... Carswell, who has had seven tan* *oat 10J« of lot*.    !    .    »„ tommercl.l Immediately fol owing e a emp j telcjver jn public schools of At- from White Pond, when Mr. Robinson Sheriff J. P. Howtr an < eputies    and    jg    n(rw    mj80    a    member of noticed a number of buzzard* in a were: reached the scene aru! t row ut a ^ fruity 0f the Fermata School thicket of woods. He dragnet which brought in about eighty negro youths to be identified teacher since graduating from col legs. Prof. W. R. Rushee has been lesion on Wednesday.    lhi> nummer. Mrs, Eva I vee burgle, of GrWiite-1    \\r    Br    y    net    is    now a resident of Ville was re-elected president of Re Spartanburg, but lived in Aiken for bekah assembly, and Greer wa* se about twenty years, first represent-    superintendent    of    the    Haw Hills QU Pond branch about five miles (footed for next year’s meeting.    tj,|, circuit as solicitor and then thorne-Talatha graded school. He Other elections in the Grand lodge i wa8 elected to congress. He madeP* lri,p B graduate of the University R*». W«a. Arthur Fairy, of Winnsboro. Prof. Cyril Busher, who has been *o*talanreate Sermon on Sunday by teaching at Homerville, Ga., waa elected superintendent of the Windsor High school, et a meeting of the The Aiken Institute is closing tills week after another very successful term, under the direction of Superintendent W. Jay McGarity. The work st the school has in every way been most satisfactory, and the attendance one of the largest in the history of the school. The commencement program started on Sunday, when the baccalaureate sermon wa* delivered by Rev. many friends in tim county who wllFof South Carolina, and for the past! William Arthur Fairy; pastor of the the faculty of the Fermata School thicket pf woods. He suspected] Deputy grand master, Andrew J. ardent supporter* for him in, thin thn* V**1** b*8 bwn superintendent Methodist church, Winnsboro, S. €. here, a school far northern girts. thst it wa,* a buzzard s nest, but up- i Bethea, Columbia; grand warden, race and feet confident that he will th*! Pee Dee school. He was , The opera house, where the exercises perlenca as teacher in schools of this state.    'notified the county officer*. Sheriff 0. L. Courtney with twenty-eight Howard went to the scene at once, years' experience as Principal of the with Magistrate G. W. Byars, of Wil-Stenographic Department of a busi- listen and Dr. W. A. Whitlock. At White Pond it was ascertained thst - Bonie    Baughman had been missing secretary, Dr. S. F. Killingsworth,:    Whil< ,      .    .    .    .... . , C. L: Courtney, a graduate of on investigation found the body of W. H. Eargle, Graniteville; grand he elated br th., ut*. »iri. hut f«M t" Wo#onf Csl|,„ wMh lw„ w.,    , man identify any one of them.    fnerience aa teacher in the high He hastened to White Pond and A call was put in to the governor s office for bloodhounds and one was sent from Lexington county, along with two automobiles filled with state officers, armed to prevent any,    , * i ness college. possible trouble. These men reached    ___ (ital neo - since the first of the month, and it I was suspected that he was the dead Aiken at about 4 o'clock. Just pre-; ceding their arrival Leroy Jackson. Aiken Cottages Ends the accused, and Ernest Jones, a mat-    Year    man- Wh“" Iwt “”‘n is M that mal witness, were brought to Aiken j    ^UCCCSStUl    I    ear    BaufhmM had b#€B drinkin£ and quietly lodged in the county jail About the body was found a case of whiskey. Ten of the half gallon jars were empty with one half-gallon jar filled with whiskey. His hat was l„t, Md . hid. »l«d. WhiU lh, I Th, pr,s,nt ,r.»on jut brocht to found hj, bod>. whjch >idpd „ search waa in progress some of the a cj08e at the Aiken Cottages, has ^ identification, state officers returned to Aiken and been one of far-reaching service to    Som<l dinancC!’    from wker<l the The hunt was made however end A Great Number of Mon Benefitted the bloodhound failed to follow a at This Fine Institution. trail, obliterated by time, tramping    - elected on May 8th. lie I* recognis- were held, was filled to capacity, and ti CongrcHs he was a mem-''''* as a    ability    (the program was opened by the Columbia; grand trea-urer, \V. L.' |,„r of 1;„. ippropriations commit ;,,ld Ta lath*-Hawthorne is fortunate hymn, "Hark. Ton Thousand Harps Bruce, Greer; grand chaplain, J. J. tee, anil was recognized as one of *n having him as superintendent. and Voices" joined in by the congre-Kargle, Graniteville; grand repro- the Iradin^ member* of the House. H    ^ese    young nu n are son*    gation. Following scripture reading tentative (two years) A. B. bang jn i«vj4 he was a candidate for the <,ur Papular District Commission- • and prayer by Dr. P. J, McLean and ley, Columbia; (one year) I. Vance Senate and out of 200,000 vote'* <>r ^r* "    °f Wagener, j Rev, J. (J. Iluggin, P. F. Henderson, Davidson, Chester.    lacked but OOO of U-tng > Ic. ted. . Their Mieces- in life reflects credit K ,,.t chairman of the Board of Officers of Rebt>kah assembly elect-    .    ________ _ . . ._    ion \fr. Buabee, yet the greatest Trustees made several announcers! in addition to Mr*. Eargle wen rn    o    I I U/* credit i* nodcmbt due to their excel- rn int-. vice president, Mrs. Ruby R, Proc- ®    ^    ®    lent mother.    Hymn,    ‘‘Mv Word*' wa* sung, follow Marion; warden, Mr*. Bennie    Jfj    STpelling    Contests    ---- --- lowed by the mg “I Would Be True” Livingston, Newberry; secretary Mrs.    ......... Two Week^S Court    ' ,n* twutbers of the gradualism H. Brewer, Charleston; twaiur Wi„ R#pr.,.nt Aiken County at'    , ing class. er, Mrs. Isabelle Finland, Columbia; Sut# Cont*.I to b* Held *t W.n-|    Adjourned saturday    Mr. Fairy delivered a most inspir ing and impressive sermon using as Forty Case* Di.Po..d Of, With tilt “Follow Up Your Advan Conductor, Mrs. Annie Whitefield Anderson: Marshal, Mrs. Rosa L< throp Collett*. took the two negro boys to (olumbia ,    number    of    men, than any- JeaH bod>; WM found the Federal ()f. for safe-keeping. The hunt was kept timp since iu inreption. The season; flcrrg foun(J a 500 Ka]Inn stflj an(j up at the scene of the crime long op€ned October 16th, and accommo- 2 000 n]lfln| of    Thjg    outfll enough to allow the officers to get dated a total of twenty-three men, WM destroyed. wed on their way.    “    twenty-one being the maximum pre- Ma>fl>trtte Byars empanelled a Coninarf. \ M Fnr Sheriff Howard says that the ar-; Rent at once.    ;jury ap(j gtftrt#d ^ inveKtjjrntion I    *    r°T rest of Jackson followed a report    Xh,. mon who rome to the Aiken Dr WhttJork examined the remains I    Addition* To Property that he had Wen seen coming from Cottatrt(S> find wry peasant cond.- and cou,d flnd no ,ijrns of fou, p]ay |    __ the woods near where the crime was tiona,    a bright sunshine and sandy soil    may npvpr    bp kncwn    how    Baugh committed with overall* on, dressed plays    an jmportant part. The je«*-Lan m(.t hi*    death.    The    general as was the assailant of the little girl, mine> axaiP8> japonica and arbutus s opinion 0f thoiP pM,Hent was that he according to    her own testimony.    hoids the atteation of many men un-    die<J from ,h    ffft,cta 0f whisker Ernest Jones    said that Jackson wa*    accustomed to such a profusion of    ypt otherg hav|1 a suspicion that hp riding a tricycle.    ,    flowers.    i might have been shot by the distill- A wheel was taken from Jackson ai Xhe most efficacious adjunct in the bicycle and its track compared ^    of menjo their former ca-)    The inquest.jvaa adjourned until a track on a    path leadmg from W, pl|cityf ls resti mental and physical;    todty§ Thp    investigation will be scene of the    crime. They tall-ed. A    jn fact thi8 holds thi, key p0#jtion.    ho|d at White    pond at s 0.cJock> ftnd Jacques, Charleston; chaplin. Mrs. j Representatives of the Wagener    Tw.nly-Four Ca*** Still on    Dock*!.    I    •‘roverb., 12    chap., 27th fame Killingsworth, Columbia; in- hiKh ^chool won ftlM piac,„ jn the]    Docket.    jver!,p- He »flm0I'ish<,d    the cla8B to side guardian. Mrs. Carrie Zealey, cmjnty spPHing match held at Aiken    _    advantage of each opportunity Charleston; outside guardian, Mrs., Friday . Miss Kathlyn Williams won I    The two w««k's aeaaiun    of the    |»nd 8trivp hard to    » suceaaa of Mattie Longshore,    dewberry.    m high school division and    Jean    Criminal court    ended on    Saturday.    Dieir lives. —-1—- -.......... Asbill won in    the grammar school    During 'he two    week'-    hard    grind    1 After the    singing    of    the    hymn depart mer t. Th«-e two girls will re- forty eases were disposed of, but»"I>*rd Dismiss Cs" the assembly was present Aiken    county at the    state    then still remain- twenty    four    ruses    j dismissed by    benediction delivered    by contest to be    held in June a!    Win-    oP the docket    j ^r' ^ait7’ thrup college. Rock HUL    I    R. W. Gardner and I<e<‘ Greene    Cia**    Day Tho * acquainted with the training were found not guilty of the murder <    on Leo A. Becchetti has been award- of the local pupils who will com- of Luther Bates, negro, when the I otmurow morning > usa >a> ex cd the contract to make a number of pete for -date honors believe that jury brought in Its decision Wednes additions and repairs to the club they have excellent chances for win every available witness will be ques- X ear ch of Jackson’s house showed a    j>bp cuisine    may    l>e called the pair of overalls in a tub and he »P-1 cardinal link    in the    chain of insti-    tjonpd peaced to be freshly dressed. He wasjtuti(ma, management. This pn-b-    Baughman was about 62 years of brought to Aiken, along with Jones, u>m b not a!ways Pusy of solution,    He    j„Vf„ an aR<.t, mothpr at his accuser.    hut the patients    have declared them    white Pond, and    two sisters,    Mrs. In a telephone conversation    Thurs-    4t,|ves ^ being    completely satisfied J B p. Williams, of    Graniteville    and day morning, the governors    (fie    a, a!> time*.    Mr-. Bertha James    of Augusta.    Two told Solicitor Berta < after that    the A modified program of occupation    hroth„rs>    Baughman,    of Jackson boy ha<i made a full conte*    aj therapy has    held    the attention of    Blackville    and Will aion.    a few men.    When    the patient’s    white    Pond house of the Palmetto Golf Club A ning at Rock Hill. new roof will be put on and an ad-    _______ ______ — J,non mad., to th,- lock,, room. Th.. Williston School Wins I day In the court of general sessions Thus xvii- the second time thi lie Baughman, of Good order was kept at the scene prop,,nsjti<>s, cultural developments of the crime all day Wednesday and and pr*vious experiences are taken although feeling was a little high ;    con8jderation, it is very natural immediately after the crime, there expect a diversification of inter-was no diaorder of any kind and the    manifested, crowd which followed the bloodhound During the season, eleven men appeared to be merely curious and were a}jje g0 HS a unjt t0 Charles-hardly numbered over 76 people. LQn and vjgjt tbe Magnolia Gardens. In spite of the good order main- Xb|g jf,p mas mad<, powgible through tained and the lack of any out- Several days after Baughman disappeared his friends and relatives searched the woods for him but he could not be found. NEW BOOKS AT LIBRARY bursts, several newspapers through- New books recently received in the generosity of a number of Aiken    library • .......  . . makiM citi*cn*- *nd U wa8    enjoye<J    Look    Homeward,    Angel—Wolf*. out the state SUI cee li d n    .    not only the garden*, but also the en- ^ 1)our__Uin,hart> a dtme-novel    thnUer out    of    th* day .    ^ of lh, historic old city.    <-as.IlllVa.s    K    cape    from    the    Lead- proceedings,    with tale*    of    seething mT{88 jane jj Fraser, the Superin-    __M, , ™„b. M-kinit to•«* with indent, ha. been appointed Soperin-, T)'C    yuee„_Barrln„ton. their bloed-lu.t running h t.    tendent of the Beby Ho,,oui. at ha.    Th(>    Man ,n ,h(. whlt(. s]ifker_ The quiet scene whoh met the juda    Carolina. She will serve gaze of the state officers made their under direction of Dr. Lisesne riot guns and rifles seem out of place. Sn,ith who welj known in child- welfare and pediatrics. Miss Fraser I will return in October to carry-on her present capacity. Jackson confessed to officers and Columbia men on Thursday that he had attempted the assault He absolved entirely Ernest Jones his pal.who was spirited to the peni- (Continued on page five) WHITE CONVICT MAKES ESCAPE Music Recital at St. Angela Academy Miss** Nancy Harley and Mary Ann Steadman Receive Diplomas ason. The Key of Dreams—Beck. The Redemption of Morley Dai Ville—McKenna. The Mayflower Ibanez. Soviet Ru--ia—<'hamberlin. Carolina F <lk Plays, 3rd Hdition-K .ch. H .-mo and Thorns-—Kerr. Tins Poor Player-—Watkins. Methods of Private Re!,nm- Lie mg—W honan. Went liumsev. contract will amount to about $5,000 Mr. James Mack ret! !r~r~!nr.7 'n number of addition* and improvements to his cottage “Piru .Shadow.’’ Contest Contractor Becchetti has the contract which calls for an expenditure of a bom $1,500. J. ll. Johnson, architect, is sn charge of the work on both places, In Judging Contest Held at Horace Holley! Farm Near Aiken McCormick School Win* Second Place. , MR. POPE CATO, OF MONETTA, GIVES FAMILY DINNER The Williston Elk.* team won first place congressional district test held at the Hora near here. McCormick high achoo cum' bud suiting ii crime od been u the t curred “Tv. r, snun driven (• ■ Loth occupied by R. Green*’ Die ll) and to' ! ut*'i c ■lying. The Hi ate a ti Ii. ■ ember fired ? lf ] I* 12 7 ittempted '0 how that ulted from the wreck. Betti* Hampton wa* tried on a Hdttey firm charge of murder rn killing Belton Albright. Ile was found guilty and sent the sentenced to four years on th*- chain high scho in the second bis death r» judging con team which curia iff second hen gang. erns** will be held at the Institute auditorium at IO o'clock, and un interesting program will be presented. Officers of this year’s graduating class are:    Hastings Wyman, III, president; Lilia Kirk Thorpe, vice- ,.rtf! president; and Della J Livingston, . Hat-*, from a rnr .mu u tarj treasurer. W. Gardner ami Lee | Th*‘ following is the program; Snake Dane*1 —Girls of ( las*. Cheer Song- Class. Roll ('all—Hasting* Wjmnn, III. Greetings—J. K. Barsh. Poem—-Hastings Wyman, 111. Awards- -Hastings Wyman, HI. ( lass Hi dory —Cilia Kirk TI orpe. Prophecy -Carolyn C.irsw ll. |’lass Will Cyril <C Shuler. Farewell Song Class IMO. o’s car wa* wrecked dratted pneumonia, On Sunday, May 18th, Mr. Pope ors of the district, The two winners The last ailed for trial was Junior-Senior Banquet Cato, (if Monetta, The celebrated hi* will represent the district at th the Stat* ■ontest to be held at Clemson with killing M B. Smith at a still on former was assi-ting a raiding party , , ful affair. The guest* were greeted by Mrs. Adelle Evans May and Miss Lillian Brown, and as the girl* of Gary (Jordon,'charged lith birthday.    The occasion was    state contest to be held at Clemson    with killing M.    B Smit Ii    at. a till on!    The    Junior-Senior    Banquet    was celebrated by a big family dinner at    college June 4 and 5.    Nov. 18th,    It will fie recalled 1 held    at    the    Hot*!    I    «rn 11    on    on    n which about seventy-five members Members of the Williston-Elko that Gordon hot Smith, while the day evening, and was ^ molt delig of the Cato clan were present. team wen* Ralph Woodward, \ cr* Mr. Cato is    an old Confederate    non Bell and Laurie Jowers.    John    (The jury found    him not    guilty, soldier, and is    holding up well with    Miley, agricultural teacher was    coach    :    Paul Hamlet    tried in    his ab cnee hi* advancing years. His friends The McCormick team was compos- on Ma-, Ch for violation of prohi-and relatives hope that he will be ''ii of Archie Langley, J. H. Mason lotion law wa- brought able to enjoy many more such oc- »r;,i Thomas Talbert with J. B. Mc- and the verdict read. ll c aa ions.    ;Crory    coach.    guilty and 'ie J mig*    ' '    1,11 _____________ .         .    to six month*, with four months *uv S. C. DEMOCRATS NEET IN COLUMBIA    .. into vv a * court found TO-DAY IN ANNUAL CONVENTION Relief for Farmers From Federal Land Bank Interest Likely to be Urged. Aiken County Represented by Eight Worthy Delegates. housebreak ■civcl a and I arr nee of 11 XI and re the senior ria •. arrived they were presented with a corsage of sweet {H-as, anil the boys were presented with similar flower*. The high school faculty were honored guests. The students and gUc-t* marched into the dining rn .1 played the "Stein Mix .n the places at ti e bar ng to place cards. . dining room of M agee d took hie ac arid .del wa* iccanion. the cia** char.dc-■o used R EC IT AI in MUSK Pl PII • ST. AN(,I FA ACADEMY OI (. a rob On last Wedm Aday evening. Man VTi - trill .    ot-T-c    kuiav    Nancy Harley and M 'NIN JACKSON    GETS    AWAY hteadman gave their graduating re Th. Bride’ I Thought Dance Lit I ’ VV ( VV ii FROM CHAIN GANG NO 3. WHICH IS LOCATED NEAR WAGENER. .pu foil. ll N. N. Jackson, white (onvt lariv known a* "Nm Jackson' escape!! from chainga'ng N't. !, on Monday, May 12th. J hi* gang was at work about two nudes northeast <-f Wagener on Green bridge read. Jackson, who wa* doing twelve months for violating the prohibit r. law. had served four months of bis time. He wa* acting a-    h trusty and had the freedom of the    can p. On Muiiijav he feigned sickness, and aske$ .tA remain in the ramp while th# other convict* were out on the works. Sometime during the morning he slipped off, and had fully a half day’s star: before hi* absence was discovered. He went away wearing ordinary citizen’* clothe*. He i* described as being 35 years old, slender built, about 5 feet IO inches high, and weighs about 150 pounds. Has dark brown    hair, blue    Revolution held    their    regular    it eyes, scar on left cheek,    and two    !y    meeting    on    Monday    aft*,'tm    1 front teeth filled with gold,    .the home of Mrs. Robert M. Laird cital in the parlors *(f St. \ngel Academy. The parlors vi e we filled with interested friend* who et joyed an excellent program. Bm Mf-* Harley and M " Steadn in serve great praise for the vxcellcn of their performance. The jog is the program: S * itb.it Mater .Fantasia I I >.'Hen. • Btmna Not to"—E. Nevin. Kammenoi Ox trow Op. IO, N — Autun Rubenstein. Mi** Nancy Harley p e-' Man h ( Athalia) M ssohn.    « Lo', ex Pleading—Kurrkel. . intrv (larder;*”- -P. A 1 it n. Mo d est a- Th* ' AIM Th* ■ ML Th* • Enc Vis I Hors i1 ii, I M. i hi .it in • Mi nm k> Th 0 ! ■ Bi M \\ < (Ic t fin*r House .f Da, Ie • item. >f Honor- De •hr Be!! Ha I .ar MEETS Cl E. -Rip Rosman. ey. in- -Parri K ■ nlv. de E. ran - tie -. ■ n, F Im- .I mat e. ng • Na vv ( anni J. R Mar* I. G J. (fin Parker 0. L M F mg rd. a IO ARR \N'.r I GR PRIM ARY Many Mutter* of Imp. rt ate to Cone Bel .re the M. ting. and ! ult Attendance I* t rt;<-d ll be teen .I ,« VI K< Ma lh Mix* Mary Ann Steadman j.,—Fantasm de Concert (>| A. Coria. Two Pianos. Misses Harley and Steadman DR BUSCH TO LAKE SARANAC Lr. J. !■ Busch, f ir the pun six months assistant health director of the Spartanburg < aunty IL .lith Department, left Spartanburg on Wednesday, May 7th, f r Saranac Lake not. So fir tk|» * r ti OR HH' the n4‘| J it It* p tion. Chairman gat iu ring t > ord* ‘'wart will ' ■ and the ga ary prrsident ai t‘i DirCt a ' I other ten officers. Thus st ut cd, the •ion will next ■: eel p. ' carr fleets and -et up a S ermancnt gat rn. It is not knowi whetht r O Stewart will off' •'or re *de chairman of the tate comm: a Ii, The Da. of the America! N. V , where he wil COUfZt in tuber, al famous tubercular place. take a xix week* the govern) ai- work st the * reached a hospital at that f*r f ,y gov probably n ing offering for but he ■ .. not Should he of * year, he will # be chair:: ss f fed* for tgages anks < rig .if net eld by the farm lands Other farm dv fie ad'. 1 NO I V I NINO Si WVK F, St NO \\ AI ST JOHN s Olai ‘av tad. \P inferred Pyth’.m r enjoy-.he con shin* ;

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Publication: Aiken Journal And Review

Location: Aiken, South Carolina

Issue Date: May 21, 1930

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