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Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - May 21, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina Nawljr iuily in County rcftdi UM Jiwnftl Review No Paper Published ia this Locality the Journal and Cuculatioii in Aiken County 8 PAGES VOL M AIKEN S O WEDNMDAY MAX 21 1930 Yw5c Copy NEGRO CRIMINAL ASSAULT CRIME A full conftuion fcy Lensy Jack son 14ycmn old negro jronth of the Mction at Colombia Thun day mominc which an attempt at awault OB a old whiUnrirl Wednes day Iwyond Sfiefeltown at HamgaU Crowing The attempt oc eurred Immediately lolltminf the attempt SheriffJ P HoiMurd and reached the scene and threw out a dragnet which brought in about eighty negro youths tobe identified little girl but she failed to identifyany one jf jhem L A call was put in to the governors office for bloodhounds arid one was sent from Lexington county along witK tvvo juitbmabiles filled with state officers armed to prevent any possible trouble These men reached Aiken at about 4 oclock Just prc ceding their arrival Leroy Jackson the accused and Ernest Jones a mat erial witness were brought to Aiken and quietly lodged in the county inil The bunt was made however and the bloodhound failed to follow a trail obliterated by time tramping feet and a high wind While the search was in progress some of the state officers returned to Aiken and took the two negro boys to Columbia for safekeeping The hunt kept up at the scene of the crime long enough to allow the officers to get well on their way Sheriff Howard that the ar rest of Jackson followed a report that he had been seen coming from the near where the crime was committed with ovcntUs on drcwcd an was the assailant of the little girl according to her own testimony Jones that Jnckxon was College Growing The Courtney College now the two of its and ia of the growing iiurtltatioM of tilt city The school baa had to doabta iti room capacity and kaa tta dent body of with other application pwrftof are both day aadnifhtclaat and during the lummer special will e offered The composed of Mrs P who fcas iwd seven af Tfoininejrciat teacher in the pablic Jchooli of1 At lanta and is now also member of the faculty of the Fermata School here a school for northern giris K3 Courtney a graduate of Wofford College with two years ex as high schools of this state 0 L Courtney with twentyeight years experience as Principal of the Stenographic Department of a busi ness college Aiken Cottages Successful Year A Great of at Thit InititHtion The present season just brought to a close at thc Aiken Cottages has been one of farreaching service to a greater number of men than any time since its inception The season opened October 16th and accommo dated a total of twentythree men twentyone being thc maximum pre sent at once Thc men who come to thc Aiken Cottages find very pleasant condi BADGHMAN FOUND 1WKEBL DEAD W SWAMP MISSING S1MCK MAY mysterious of Book Baofffeman of White Pond who fcaa been mUainc aince May 1st u tolved on Saturday afternoon hii dead body found by State Offieen NolKe Robinson and Thwe huntinc for Pond ibout five from when Mr noticed a number of buzzardsin a thicket pf woods He suspected that it waf a nest but up on investigation f6und the body of a man i Pomland notified the county officers Sheriff Howard went to the scene at once with Magistrate G W Byars of WH liston and A Whitlock At White Pond it was ascertained that Bonie Baughman had been missing since the first of the month and it was suspected that he was the dead man When last seen it is that Baughman had been drinking About thebody was found a case of whiskey Ten of the half gallon jars were empty with one halfgallon jar filled with whiskey His hat was found near his body which aided in his identification Some distance from where the was found the Federal of ficers found a 500 gallon still and gallons of mash This outfit was destroyed Magistrate Byars empanelled a jury and started an investigation Dr Whitlock examined the remains could find no signs of foul man mH his lions a bright sunshine and wuidy soil jlt mny v how plays important part The jeswa mine azalea japonica and arbutus of lhosc prOMnt wa thflt hp the attention of many mon from thc of whilkcy accustomed to such n profusion of flowers The most efficacious adjunct in thc of men to their former ca crs riding a bicycle A wheel was taken from Jaekflons bicycle nnd Its track compared with a track nn a pnth merftHFaml physical scene of thc crime They tallied A in fnct lMf tnc key position search of Jacksons house showed n Thc cujsjnc mny be called pair overalls in a tub and he link in the chain peared to be freshly dressed He wni Ullional mannKcmcnt This piob ibrought to Aiken along with Jonos ig easy of solution GRAND MASTER CRANlTEVMXk MAN HONORED Eva GnuutcvilU Re al of Newberry was elected Grand Matter the Inde pendent Order of Odd Fellows at the clocinjr aesaion of the state grand lodges annual convention at Char OB Wednesday Mrs Eva Lee Eargle of Granite ville was reelected president of Re bekah assembly and Greer was se years meeting Other elections in the Grand lodge were Deputy grand master Andrew J Bethea Columbia grand warden W H Graniteville grand secretary Dr S F Killingsworth ColuwbiaT grand WT L Bruce Greer grand J J Granitcville grand repre sentative two years A B Lang ley Columbia one year Z Vance Officers of Rebekah assembly elect ed in addition Earglc were vice president Mrs Ruby R Proc tor Marion warden Mrs Bennie Livingston Newberry secretary Mrs Lena H Brewer Charleston treasur er Mrs Isabelle PonUml Columbia Conductor Mrs AnnieWhitcfield j Anderson Marshal Mrs Rosa JM BYRNES TO RUN FOR SENATE ANNOUNCES ON SATURDAY U Latt VotM ken by FanriU Tkut i A4 Former James F Byrnes who represented this district in Congress for fourteen years an nounced on Friday that he would be a candidate for the U States Senate in the Democratic primary this sumnaer Mr Brynes is now a resident of Spartanburg but lived in Aiken for about twenty years first rcprescnt jng this circuit as joiicitorand then was elected to congress Hmade many friends in this county who will be ardent supporters for him in this race and feel cijnfident that he viI be elected While in CinKress was a mem ber of the approprlations Two For County Cyril W R W J tit Tkcir Prof Cyril Busbee who lias Wen teaching at Homerville was elected superintendent of the Wind tor High school at a meeting of the trustees held on Saturday May 10th Be is a graduate of the Uni versity of Soirth Carolina being a member of the class of 1928 He has jnade Jtgreat teacher since graduating from col Prof W R Busbce has been elected superintendent of the Haw thorneTalatha graded school He is also a giaduatu of South Carolina and for the past throe years has been superintendent of thj Pee Dee He was elected on May 8th He i recogniz ed as a school man of greatability Sttd TnlathaHswthome is fortunate tee and was recognized us one of hnvng him as superintendent the loading members of the House Both of these young men nrc sons In 1024 he was a candidate for the ur Popular District Scnutc and out of votes er Mrw JBusbce of Wagenor lacked but of bcinK olcctcd j Their success in life reflects credit on Mr Busbeo yet the greatest credit is nojoubt due to their excel lent mother Wagener Schools Win In Spelling Contests Will Aiken County at State to be Held Win tHrop Collcxv Jacques Charleston chaplin Mrs j of the Wagener Carrie Killingsworth Columbia in hijrh won firsl in thc county spelling match held at Aiken Friday Williams won in the hich school division nnd lenn Asbill won in the grammar school Two Weeks Court Adjourned Saturday side guardian Mrs Cnrrio Charleston outside guardian Mrs Maltic Longshore Newberry Contracts Let For Additions To Property Forty Of With TwentyFour Caiei Still on Docket Docket might Imvr been nhot by the distill1 hi accuser Thc adjourned until investigation will be nt White Pond nt t oclock nnd every available witness will he nf Rnughman was about 5 yours of aire He Irnvrs nn aired mother nt mt the patients hnvc irclnred them twi day morning thc governors told Solicitor Bertc Carter that the Jackson boy had made ti full confos sion Good order wan kept the scene of thc crime all day Wednesday and although feeling was a little high immediately after thc crime there was no disorder of any kind and thc crowd which followed the bloodhound appeared to be merely curious and hardly numbered over 75 people In spite of the good order main tained and the lack of any out bursts several newspapers through out the state succeeded in making a dimenovel thriller out of thc days proceedings with tales of setthins mobs seeking to do violence and with fit times Mrs completely satisfied j r of Graniteviltc nnd Herthn limit nf Aujrusta Two A modified program of occupationj brothers Lonnie Hnughmnn of ai therapy has held the attention nf nnd Willie UntiphniBn of a few men When the patients j Pond A Becchctti has been uwnnl id the contract to makia ndditionn and repairs hiclub house of thc Palmetto Club A roof will be jiut on and nn nl jdition made to the locker room Thu contract will amount to fihVtut Mr James MncVTcir ntlmlirr of addition nnd improve ments to his cnttafc Iinr Contrnctor Becchrlti has lnroRtrnit I which calls for an expiruliture t J H nnhi tect is in charge f th both plncrs Thi1 weeks sessiun of tilt Criminal court ended on Saturday During the two weeks hnrd grind department two will refnrty nisrs were disposed of hut present Aiken cnunty at tin1 Mnte there still remains twontyfotir discs foiitesi in be held in June Winin th llcgp Rock Hill K W Gnrdnir nnd irvino riciuainliil with the were fmmd nut guilty of lie if Luther Oatos mgro when the jury Itrnuuhl in its dffisimi Weilnes iv in the court of gemmi sessions ihrcip Tho of the two local who will com pete for state believe that they hnve excellent rlmnres for win niiu at Rock Hill WSTTTUTE ENDWC SUCCCSFUL YEAR COMMEIfCEMENT OH THURSDAY VI si 1 Wm Fairy of The Aiken Insuiuie la dosing thU after another rvery succenful under the direction of Super intendent W Jay McGarity workat in been most satisfactory and the tendance one of the largest in the history of the school The commencement program start ed on Sunday when the baccalan Tcatc by Willimm Arthur pastor of the Mcthqdist church Winnsboro S C The opera house where the exercises were held was filled to the program was opened by hymn MnTk Ten Th gusandj r and Voices joined in by the congre gation Following scripture rending and prayer by Dr P J McLean and Rev J G Uutrtfin P F Henderson chairman of the Board of Trustees made several announce ments Hymn My Word wax fol lowed by the song I Would Be True sung by members of thc graduat ing class Mr Fairy delivered a most inspir ing and impressive sermon using as his text Follow Up Your Advan Proverbs 12 27th verse He admonished the class to take advantage of each opportunity und strive hnrd to ninkc a success of their liven After the sincim of the hymn Ixird Dismiss Us the nnsembly dismissed by benediction delivered by Mr Kniry CU Day Williston School Wins In Judging Contest propensities cultural developments and previous experiences arc taken into consideration it is very natural to expect a diversification of inter ests manifested During thc season eleven men were able to go as a unit to Charles ton and thc Magnolia Gardens This trip was made possible through the generosity of a number of Aiken citizens and it was greatly enjoypd not only the gardens but also the en virons of the historic old city Miss Jane H Frsser the Superin tendent has been appointed Superin Sevcral days after Baughman dis appeared his friends and relatives searched the for him hut he could not be found NEW BOOKS AT LIBRARY in their bloodlust runnine hot of thc Bnhy Hospital nt Sn Thc quiet scene which met the Xorth Cnrolina Shc scnc garc of the state offkcrs made thoir lndpr lhp dircction n pr Iosesne riot puns and rifles seem out nf plnce Smjth who s kniwn in Jackson confessed to officers and ani pPdintricS Miss men onThursday that he WH m had attempted the assault He Mihrr fni solved entirely Krnest Jones his was spirited to thc pcni Continued nn page fivo WHITE CONVICT MAKES ESCAPE Music Recital at St Angela Academy Mi nnd Mary Receive Diploma NIN JACKSON GETS FROM CHAIN GANG WHICH IS LOCATED AWAY NO 3 NEAR X white rnnv Inrly known a Nin raped frdni chaimrane No 5 day Mny Jnis about file n r nor on irevn bridge lat Wednesday Xnncy Harley and M Steadman gave their jfr ritai in the parlors of Aradomy The filled with interestod joycd an oxctdlont proernm Hnrley and Stiain praie the their the procrrnni Ann thiat ro S Now books recently received thc library Look Homeward Thc Casanovas Kscape from the Leads The Laughing The Man in the White The Key of The Redemption Morley Ken n a The Soviet Ik Plays IMition Korh i and T Poor of Private ir Conlcil HelJ School Win Hornce Aikrn McCormick Second Tin tenm won place district hiuh itl the Kecom judging con MR POPE CATO OF MONETTA GIVES FAMILY DINNER Horace Hr ope his On Sunday May IKth Mr P Cain of Monctta celebrated th birthday The occasion was celebrated by a bijr family dinner at which about seventyfive members of the Cato clan present Mr Cato is nn old Confederate soldier and is holding uo well with his advancing years His friends nnd relatives hope that he will he able to enjoy many more such oc casions teM held at near here McCormick hinrh school sent the team which carried off second hon ors of the district The two winners will represent the district at tlv Male contest to bo held nt Clemson collepe June 4 nnd 5 Members of the WillistnnKIko team were Ralph Woodward Ver Miley nkricultural teacher was coach The McCormick tenm was ed of Archie Lnnifley J H nnd Thomas Talbert with J Crory conch This wns the second lime this ise lind been tried n mistrin re iltins in the tint trinl Tinalleged occurred in Heceiuber of driven Luthei from n rnr rucupied by K W Gardner nnd iteetle Tlie negros 4if Wlecked and he Inter contracted pneumonia ilyine The viaii thai Jiin death refilled from the wreck tried on a rhnnf f murdti in killniir lielton He was found rmlty sentenced to foir yeari on the ehiiin The last case called for trial wna lieSlnti vs Cinry iordon chanjrd with killiiii M Smith at a still on Nov ISln It will be reralled that hol Smith while the former was aiijiing a raidint party Hell and Laurie lowers John fThe jury found him not iruilty Mason H Me S C DEMOCRATS MEET IN COLUMBIA TODAY IN ANNUAL CONVENTION Relief for Farmers From Federal Land Bank In terest Likely to be Urged Aiken County Re presented by Eight Worthy Delegates Paul Hamlet tried in his nreence on May Tib for violation of prohi bition law brought into Court and the verdict read He wa found Cinlty and the Indire sentenced him tn six with four for iood behnvmr boMebeil i and and ie Tititmrrww nutrning ClaRg cx will Hiheld at the Institute auditorium at 10 oclock nnd an Jn tercjiting program will be presented Oflicers of this years irrndunting class are Hustings III president Kirk Truwpe vice KccrLtarylrtaiurer The following is Hie Snake of Class Cheer Sum Wj man III 4 K Hnrh Wymaii III Wyman HI Cla Kirk Thorpe Carswill Clavs Shuler Firewel SnniClass JuniorSenior Banquet The JuniorSenior Uanquet was held the Hotel Henderson on Fri day evcninir and was a most delight ful nffair The Euests were greeted Mr Addle Kvans May nnd Miss Lillian Hnwn snd ns the nirls the senior they were presented with a corsage of sweet I peas nnd the boys were presented with similar flowers The school faculty were honnre ciiesls j The and iruesti into the dirinn ro in a Mr Magee the Sein and took Tv KIX1TAL 15Y MUSIC Ol ST ac xn APT DEM vo Air of 1 f Vf in ol I i r ninr law time and rMd A free ion of IVi eyi reV remain in tif c the works daring ing he n half dnys before d lie w wearing ordinary citizen He is described old slender nbont inches hiah pounds Has dark on frftrtt forth with m 1 SO P A pisn Robert M DR IUCH TO SARANAC X Y He v rr N A I F RVIC r JOHN
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