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Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - July 23, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina Nearly ascry family in Aiken | County reads the Journal and Review. 8 PAGES No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review sCirculation in Aiken County VOL 60—NO. 30AIKEN, S. Cm WEDNESDAY, JULY .23 1930 $2.00 a Year—Sc a Copy Senator John F. Williams Receives    WHITE    ™ an Ovation at the Aiken Meeting I BWi vUl be roewtnd on July 29th | COMMANDER HUTSON ****•*—~ MAKES BIG SEIZURE Delivers a Splendid Address to a Crowded Court House, and was Applauded Time and Again.—Other Candidates WeH Received. HIT WITH CUN I by the state highway cottmiuiov for I the construction of more than five million dollars wort* of mads and w..Uy Hllfh#. Kl)M br H*r.e.    ,,    . ..    ...    . bridges in the state, it is announced. D- Wh c, •    *w#n,.    of    His    PWP**    of th« «t*te who*** sup. The contracta to be awmrded include; H m    »M,rt    h*    **k* th*1 mav «*** th«m creditable representation in the sen* tate of the United States. Wesley Hughes, white man of The campaign Mr. James F. Byrnes, of Spartanburg, is making j for the senate reflects credit upon I lh. m.n ,P.I re,-..I. ha rwpprt fo. ' FmMr    Ajk.„    M.k><    „ ♦SOO OOO i lot OR PRIZE Capture off th* New Jersey Coast Senator John F. Williams received an ovation at the campaign meeting held at the court house in Aiken on Friday. While the other candidates for congress were well received and applauded during their speeches, this wa* distinctly a Williams meeting. His i friends-Jrom over the county were, here in great numbers, and he not. only received their applause, but j flowers uere also presents! to him. < William, First Speaker Before beginning his address Mr. Williams said some had criticised him for not resigning from the Senate in order to make this race. He said he had not resigned from the Senate as he intended to go back and work in the nekt session for the completion of the road program in Aiken j county. He said he had paid $300.00 as an assessment to the i)emvcratio machinery And that should In* ample to take care of the expenses. That the Democratic Party had never passed any rule requiring an aspirant to an office to resign and that the ex- I pense* of election were paid by the Democratic Party and if it were not the will of the Democracy of South Carolina that one may run for office while holding an office a rule would bi' passed prohibiting it. .Mr. Williams further said that if he were elected to Congress, yet Mr. | Hare would go back and sit at ami- I thor session at the rate of lid,OUI) OU a year, and he asked why he may not he allowed to go back to Colum- ’ hts and sit st another session of the Senate at $400.00 a year, and com-1 plete his road program1 in Aiken county and assist in the reduction of the county levy, since so many of 104 miles of cowreU roads, miles of surface treatment, and bridge project* ' Among the projects is the relo 56 j 15 I about 45 years old, of Ellenton, wa* An oil tanker which drew attention to itself by acting unlike an oil tanker WR' a $5<H>,(H)0 liquor price of the lf an intelligent appeal to the voters of} South Carolina will win their eonft- L___*    u „ * ,    5    ,    .    ,    ,    „    4    ,kllled instantly early Thursday morn- d<knce ftnd thejr ^ ^    9™rd    on    Monday. cation of the road from Bamberg to ing when    he was    struck    on the    head | Branchville, 15.561 miles. The road , with the    butt of    a shotgun    in the • to be built and sand-clayed as the hands of    Horace    Dixon,    25,    of    near first stage of the concrete road to j Ellenton. '•be constructed later. This pi iject hr* been held up for nome time on account of rights of way for th** new [route, but th** fai t that ii is'now to be let for grading s ui sand claying I indicates, that the right* of way have been secured an i that the department is ready to pro red with con-jstructiop. It is understood that many of the present curve will bt clum mated by the new rou e, and that the distance to Branchville will be mu Aerially shortened. At the same time a new bridge of I conc ret*' Is to he constructed Edisto river on this same route The killing took place shortly after 12 o'clock in front of a negro home three miles from Ellenton, w here Dixon had gone in search <>$ relatives who had been run from his home earlier in the night by Hughe*, while he wa* in a drunken condition. Dixon did not attempt to make his **scape but surrendered himself to Mag strate M Y Bush, of KH* nton. stating that he killed the man in ie fen* *• of his home. Vfter an inquest held over the body >if Hughes, Dixon was brought i ivor I to the liken County jail and charged fed- with the murxler. in them a conception of South Carolina’s responsibilities in Washington, Mr. Byrnes will be successful in the race he is making at this time. Certainly South Carolina is thoroughly weary of uppeal* to prejudice and ignorance, as the means of political success. Such campaigns are in reality an insult to the good men and women of the state, who treasure ideal* of decency.—Spartanburg Herald Court Rules Out “Loan Shark Act eral highway No. 78. lie some distance ah crossing. The builtin has been pending fo on account of the lion of the road. No statement is ‘this link of No. TK w this • ( ction was appt paving some months pre*timed t hat the done *hortIv after 1 sand clay ing is coml The bridge will »ve the present g of this bridge r several years ’Pended reloca Sheriff Seize3 Miniature Still d f« an to when V e d . but - cement t is Sheriff Howard d a miniature -? kb]** fur construe i capacity of ai. na*h, and 'lie ct. if a small tin cs ripes about th.* si Sunday that i •I udge I cr i* a Mined t John L Carolina the last * t i t u t i < i n .! . ice Thom • i in Ie op I,anet “loan v Si let’, in an or-rtanburg, has snarl of Magistrate •hr > orth mon ••ter, ‘hat shark” a* a - i i i inn i bb by on- *till nil!-! i Uh**:t it ddU ■ alleged criminal a Th rid and of hit Th .tT vi SENATOR JOHN F. WILLIAMS Aiken County'* Candidate For Confrest S. B. Williams Seeks Re-Election i' an. ll. ■ell p I he aw a a-paiagui pa thought st wa ma k 11tfc \\. ■ semi int mg qu v* ii - od (»n I Mr. S. B. William* of Seivern, an-dumping law to protect the shippers    business with.    nounces irr this issu* that he will a*h of produce. "And he did,” said Sen- _\jr Williams    said that    Mr.    Hare    for rq-election as a member of the atar Williams. "But just as soon as    djd no^ s*.*em to    be able to get Bills    House of Representatives. He contes tit Slate Hiffto    railroads turned    4>t<yond the House, that he    had    intro-    rom the •■astern section of the county • kitchen -tov** pun* • ag ; atui II f, and t f<• r some distance but returning to the asp at ch the Sher iff found ' he mr till. It may lie a tov or a small - but it g..... he young sons of distill* - to carry the mail on holidays and that his re-election. He ss a valuable have the -am* inclination a* thor fa he, Mr. Williams, did not know the    member of the House, having served    thet\ and    the    manufacture of mall need of Mr. Hare’s Bill or who de-    three terms, and asks re-election on    tills .ire    their    past    time, manded it, but that Mr, Hare had    His merits. He has the ambition to -aid he introduced rf, but that rt Irk**    serve;his County and State and wok all the others of his Bills seems to    for all laws that will be of aid to the have died in the House, except the    people. Anti-Dumping Bill.    He ava that he expects to hold He favored a special appropriation,    down all expenditures, County and Mr. Williams declared, for rural    State to the lowest possible limit, routes not in the State System, saying    with a view to reducing the tax lev y His friend* ar* active* in bis race for re-election and believe that he will hp returned. S leglaMtl loll a utional. After court Milling, the point ma. lei t-for* on of i t Ii*' .I*1 n an in-Lancas- magis- the roads were in .... ----- -----_    ,    .    ,    .    ^    . wav System and    since he    would    Jiround *nd    >’ou shipper* pay    durt*<|    a    Bill    to    have    Rural    Carriers *nd the people of ehat section odvo- show that . ,    , Cf . ii-    v ■    your freights in advance or put up a not take his office at Washington >    I- .j ,, Ak ,    {bond for freight before you could ship until March 4, 1931.    , ,    „    *    ,. and since then Mr. Hare hasn t opened Hi. Money    his mouth ^ if* Streaking of Mr. Hares recent. “Carl Vinson over in Georgia,” newspaper statement concerning his    senator Williams, "got $07,500 having secured reimbursement of the    jn sonM, wiy or another to put on tariff duty on two rings bought by    San{1 Bar porry bridge, but Mr. Hare Senator Williams at public sale in    baa n<!Ver gecumj a five-cent piece Aiken, the senator said that he had reconstruct roads above flood * been trying to get Hare to do some- damage in this district; but to the' thing about the matter for more than    contrary he gave away $243,000 that    carrim    were    ,ntiUwl    to    it a year past, but just three days after    WRs coming to the district for flood and th>t ^    ]&w    provid#d    for    ^    but his announcement    WM madf, he    got    damage reimbursement even after he    ^    ronjrr^g    hg()    ne|f,Mted    that.    a). his money. "The Democrats    and    the    had been reminded of it.” Republicans got together immediate-, Senator Wiuiam5 attacked the mea ger farm loans that he claim* came (mall REVIVAL AT TOWN CHbf.K Revival meeting will begin at T > k Bapti-t Church Sunday mo mg. July 27, at I I o'clock. The p tor will be agisted by the K v J Croft formerly of Brunson, now rated at Warrenville, The public cordially invited to attend th* -*- s vices. ly, it appears," Mr. Williams remarked. But Mr. Hare never took any action on the Bill to reimburse for the rings until the last day of though he, Mr. Williams, had provided a special appropriation for carriers    m his County by State    iegisla- too    late    and the    amounts too small    11t>n.    Mr. Williams said that    he had and    said    it was only an evidence    that    been    the author of the Seven    months Mr.    Hare always    just took what    they    Guaranteed school term law,    abo of < ongress ant t *n yot * i    gave him as he had previously admit {be teachers standardization of sal- UC by unanimous co„„-nt to make ^ ^    t0    Mr., <rj„ Vrt. „nil |aw tr„|f „... h- 11,i. itl I .i|>ita ,r lms*    • •’    •    yWilliam,    said that    ha would    on- ora, which laws had hen carried for- course. Comtraaa adjutmuntt rn-    t    lalv„,.    aml hihited me from getting the money, said Mr. Williams.    <*arller' Pointing out the many thimrs    otb- He then referred to    his record    in er    South Carolina    congressmen have    Hie Senate arui House    for this State secured for    their    districts,    .Senator    for twenty-two years,    in which he criticized Mr. libre for hav- ht< ha(l never i'oU‘li “gainst a cd nothing for the Second labor hill and criticized Mr. Hare for has been    mad* a    having six millions of    unnaturalized    joyed    because    of    his e    fiitciisri born in the I’nit***! Stat* *    Schools    f*f    Stiuth    t    ai newspaper announcement,    of a    new    i»uign oorn    in me *    muu ‘this    who had never sworn    allegiance the Constitution, and said it was not Mr. Williams, replying to Mr liar* that I. i 'oil ii ' LIVE-AT HOME FARMERS PAY AS DUE, OFFICERS OF BOTH LAND BANKS FIND William ing secure district. “There ut a court house for Aiken, ' he said, announcement coming out of W ash ington since I got into this race. Hut Just to those other seven million** who who had aul rn his addr ward rn the 6-0-1 Law and had become the greatest educational laws on the statute books; and that for his good work in educational matter- he had been made an honorary member of the State Teachers \-iociation. Carolina, whi something 'hut no ldgislat rn had en lea^t two rn <r HTV ices to the live at horn* lint he knew; Daniels and Spencer Agree That Diversified Program Advocated by Crouch Is Only Sound Basis for Agricultural Loans. supreme -u 'ain*d fens** Riddle >-*as first arraigned dictment before Magistrate ?• r -*-’. et a1 w i mkt- ugo, Eh (.rate, after hearing argument and reviewing the case. quashed th*- indict merit and declared the law ancon : itll* rial, in that it no discrirnina tory. The action <-f .Iudg* Sea.**** wag tin appeal f(<*rH the 'Hiefisti ate - *ie-cision A. B. Holman Game Warden Mr A. B Hnlmtn, of Wagener, ha* been appointed Count\ (ianu- Warden by tiovernor Richard* in place of Mr Hayes Week . of Aiken, whose U‘l 'n *'f off ie** . • pit e-i nil .I illy I t. \ k*-n Cli ".tv ha two came war dens. t 'n other a ar !• -I bel ny M r \S S J re I \ - . ii. Norman Cullum Scout Master The coast guard cutter Seneca came upon the tanker, under tow of th*' tug Victory, 21 miles off the Jersey coast Sunday, and it wa* tho*® 21 miles that made Commander J. J. Hutson -end a boarding party over the rail. Fw Command* ! Hutaon~)tnew that ordinarily oil barge** hug the coast rather closely and he suspected that the tanker might have gone out in ab Ten men wen* taken prisoner* on the tug and barge. Th** boarding | party seized 2,700 cases of liquor of im estimated retail value of about $250,000 and 160 keg* of malt worth $50,000 but convertible into $150,-OOO worth of whiskey. The tug and tanker wet*- valued at $100,000. Commander Hutson is the son of Air?. John C Motion, of Aiken and ids friend - here are interested in this notable seizure of a liquor tanker. Soldier, Charged With Theft, Freed *<»n Suns. of Charleston, and it her, Sergeant Major #Wm*, of loultrie, charged with th* theft rolls of cupper wire from the no (-tore room of the Carolina ind Light company, were •leased from the Williamsburg jail Thursday on bonds of each. Law Urn him* declare* Pow* r both re co silty idOUJU that the wire. valued at $280, was Ay purchased by C*em fmm a ngem at $5 a roll. S* rgeant Sims is also under a $3,-500 bond for his appearance in Bamberg county on a charge of as--ault with intent ta rob and assault and battery with intent to kill. This a < against him wns called at Bam-berg la*t Thursday morning, but the indictment quashed when it wa* shown that a cousin of the man pre-f<!iing CB** chY*rices was a member of th*- grant! jury acting on the indictment in the case. B. K. Keenan Asks Re-Election w* at r lient of lect ion ntative a a this Mr arni univ Mon far i, \v $en he corn-he did h* ii ti - - this old talk of a federal court house for Aiken is the same old talk we have been hearing for the past six years." Senator Williams abo a-saib d Mr. Hare for his failure to secure reimbursement of 11*28 flood loss for the highways of Aiken county from the federal aid fund, and made the -tate-ment that the congressman could have gotten 11*28 as well as 11*21* reim-bur***ment if he had simply asked for it. In point -if fa* I, lie 'at* Mr. Hare was prompted by I mittee chairman and asked not want 1928 damage, t >o, we red in the negative. Mr. Hare, the -*taU‘ *< rial r declared, had referred to market* t at he had created since being in \\ ashing-ton and asked Mr. Hare to explain to the people about the-* ma*-* -"When he went to Washington, £ >t-ton was selling for twice wha: it i* selling for now, and there were twice as many p< -pie. employed. But ho ha* created new markets, he says, lf hr ••*» -reated thr*e TTrnrXr*-. irr tell you where they are so •' »*    ,*;; tan sell some of the pioduce that you Ne gel ruttitlf 'bec* u se .theie i« no market or so that some of our peon-!# who »!«’ out of work can get had come here and become naturals, ed because they were attracted to tilt country, and he said that Aiken had a number of them here who had ca l their lot with us, and that thor* .vert* no finer people in the world tho* they hail proven themselves til be; but he *aid he would seek to give an opportunity to those five million' that have not become naturalized and if they failed to naturalize, that he would, in fairness to th■*-*• six millions of unemployed, ask them t<> see quarters in some other land--He rritici-ed Mr. ILu*’ ' tee -rd f i voting for the low acale of War S > '* had seen that Mr. to put th million d< nothing William ■■ Count 'Ila! land sa i I far m cent. published in ta*- two mill thought one ants had put *-d Mr. Hare A i ken d d ne ex- e; ' >Uut v in debt ova r two s, and ' i inert a ■    'he ic*-!.' twenty per leu he • a.v that tuff 'he local paper about un dollar debt that he of Mr. Hare's lieitien :• in there, and lie ask-if he had o i n 'he 1 ex' Diversified agriculture n bauth would include at ey crops and a d< finite* pi "gram, Thursday re ceived the unqualified endorsement if Frank ll Daniel, president of the Federal Land Bank of Columbia, and S Reid Spencer, president of the First Carolina Joint Stock. Land bank, Both men, whose institutions deal exclusively iii loam* to farmers, point the warning particle! i an and assist a ti neighbors I; jo eat hinerit agents." Horry co I hiriel I No > u gut w 'n ii * issue the an-B. K. Keenan til tile House of His wide exper- egislutor ha    made member of the county hrs friends through-fe«*l that h*1 will be ipproaching pri-t wh**re he stood imp *i tant ques-At that time he ie of the largest a candidate for I s lend* pi edict r, this primary. t he * rids ju •I'I rh n Executive Com. Meets Saturday in rn ch, Th * iif loan" not a dt* Old Colored Man Found Dead ISSU* *;S - I cst I * he poof if the paper, bowed that n* in which the fig ut ne of the*'*' h<>n-U ran' p en 'ions and said he sh*rn I**, ba* * dollars ' worth of made some effort to J ■ ny off th** ad ' h*- gas 1 tax would justed compensation! I certificates; j three vt a'- with that MV. Mare claimed that the (I >v- of prop* ■rtv taxei * r n me nt (blit had bet *n redinu'd six Ile " ien turn* hundr< cd millions of dollars and that th* *■ WI i' no' a ii I' w a - . a shame to re* iller th*' *ts of y jus ilirat n i V f the bi) I int* rests arid n >t redu. t.'l* know ti lilt that t d> bt ' IO the men who won the va nr ; cr i a c v a si rn pl j an-1 h- f* > ■aul there was no . si . for per -T*nt of the I i t ’a h *' n the lug tax payers were get. that tIm B an! d against Aiken (aunty exi achoo! bonds Voted n bi' Ie a rid the eighty-nm** thou int v bt 11.. W "Ii h fat IO ma i". Mr. I'ani Land bank dr. crsilicali tv* ■ ’. and . I ii that ' ban I as ig a ■ I Bro in I an I Ii lard " I ►fnrrd t.nar fh*- he *t trtoMW taXt million dollar' diem fought lase miHionai and anotn for, w ; t*i na v y to put ba* twenty ?i'.< of Hqualit. Mr Ii,ti rsHied farming 5. VV Crouch, ■n' pr**t)<!ent:al Carolina Bunk* ■ only *our. j ' .ans may at pf declaring th* IO per cent. b< and lr. e at hoi institution via - -me-tiop far teated thr* e i- has show n i who plan!- -of ai; Mtb.-r* e tlisas'i" I sn irograf* *f Sn I addr*** h- Kxe-moci at ic he held a! unlay. I ie sd a v ■ J. Creditors Offered 25 Per Cent. John W. Duncan I or the He use >ngrr hav** at I he f< it neves* pitted I M ll riatm tc for an «* mil* Senate y that I I • ii the K* » **« alto ave -a 1 ti VV iHtarna htbl * hen deral law b* no t ss alike    *    bar k tacked on h i *    *' chauffei ticiseil ' iiWters ' whet* thrjr bort off i» <j the i . Seral Reserve Ba •< •• t to depositing an i •* ''re »1 lo wed to ! ti* ■ end one-half per r*'«l it had il l be -- that, XL him sn !"* [If of! nj the me it f -Sa* V urn Stock gaw Nee* ** Ne# gram, > I ami ba 25 per Ltctimg South C ; There of the t if.-rn.-    0 *aid The “ ‘I the * .■rn * n , I •aul. xpc t < nc [he digit He • h Bate M d a J Irn M* lilt. Mr. and wey laver F t i that South ( a* » large **»*«•• ;