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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - October 1, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                a v 3 of Aiken TKe flght AikEBJandithe South j fprl equitable light powerjrat6 lijasaibout conie to a settlement city authorities havetakenthe first step foi a muni cipal pivried light and power plant At the joint meeting ofthe coni nrittee of three appointed by council to sEudy and the Com niission ol Public Works held atthe Council Chaniber on Monday night a resolution was passed That we go on record ther Citsr ofj This is therefore Be ItResolved W Mayor municipal owned light and power Aoid after discussing the franchise eftcrcuj by er the committee went on rec ord as Oppoted to giving a fran chise to the South Carolina Power for twentyGve years under the ratei The joint committee discussed thc matter nt length and it is proposed to put in u Diesel engine plant either at the site of the water pump ing plant or in Aiken and generate what power may be necessary for this city Geurgctuwn has recently built its own plant and a committee of three was named to visit Georgc fbrd Special Meeting of Council City Council held a special meet ing on Wednesdaynight to consider the newfranchise with the officers of the company The pre sent franchise expires in May 1931 The company asked for a franchise for 25 or SO years with rates that are out of reason as far as the city is concerned TKe company the new save the city in street lights about per year but admits raising the rates of certain consumers inthecity they have higher lates for the tour ists The proposed to charge the city S125 a mile per year for all wires city This was not in the old franchise Both Mayor and Andermcn consider the new franchiseunreasonable and unjust The followinc resolution was passed In view of the fact thatthe pro to appoint a conrauttee to withthe of Public Works as to the feasibility of install ing Diesel engines to supply elec tricity for pumping water and sup Plying the City of Aiken with elec tric power Mayor Frank P Henderson pointed Councilmen B F Etheredge B T Henry E Holley and W H Weatherford to this commit tee to confer with the Commission ul Puiilii Tiamed chairman Representingthe power company at the meeting were L A Magraw vice president expert on Thursday of the committee will be held on Thursdaynijrht and there will be present R E McDon f at Honse tod ay oh of Cpt V ttathcoick fagehoral i tnonoger of rtbe Cooperative Cottoii Marketing Asscjdatlori formerly a rcpreacDtativc of the Federal Farm Board and will be aile to explain in detail how the Federal Farm Board trill assist farm ers in the inarketatff jjf their cotton cotton TfiMSioer in Aiken county should ttiis speaker and try and priflt by1 he snys The price of cotton U now very and if a fanner can may attend this meetinjf himself by ho Heaviest Traffic MOST CARS COUNTED ON AU GUSTA HIGHWAY A section of Route 1 between and it will than two weeks to it for Firtt WeeJe following petit jurors1 were drawn yesterday B Belvedere Hi S Sample North Aujcusta D H Eidson Sallcy A M Dean T H Morris Aikerij Route R W Wynn North Augusta J C SalleyBelvedere Jesse Moyer Eureka M DiiBose Monetta t F B T Anderson J L Smoak Lanscley J A Pond of the firm of Burns McDonj Augusta and Aiken was by far nel of Kansas City 5Io This firm WH on the j the most heavily traveled highway South Atitrurt judtr and operation of power plants inj thc tvsfflc coutlt of i and know about Diesel engines thc committee facts ovcritur the building of town and imujiUon them posa made by the South Carolina j They wm Power furnish the City janj firunoi c of Aiken street lighting and its j n power plant for towns about citizens electricity for domestic and jsjze of Aikeii industrial purposes is unsatisfactory j County Teachers Meet and Organize i MR J M SNELLINGS RESIGNS J Howard Bell Found POSITION WITH POWER CO About 125 Mccl ing and Enjoy Fine Luncheon Dead In Automobile th AvUt teacher attended mceUnv held tin Hitturduy it Aiken Institute for the purpose of Ihe County Teachers Mr 1 Smllings who has Sieru conducted with the South Ca Ioliivn Power for the past fifteen j yeais has resigned effective Oct j j 1 He will enter business for himself chine RAH Off Highway on AugutlAAiken Road Howard livil about Augusta i water woi killed Monday night when fliappels and Cross Hill he ran car of the of th Several had been invited for this oeciiMion but nnfoitunately they could not be and the topic Plnnnlwr the work wni Hie subject for discussion Hifollowing officers were elec ted Prof Paul Knox of North Au gusta president Prof T M Xelwm tary Thc next meeting will be held thc last part of thin month After thc business session n lightful luncheon wan enjoyed During the time hi1 has been con nected with the power company JKuaAikei highway approximately have been nf tharwnter lie ii held in hijh by the l i pie of Aiken ilmse Creek atii j North ithat h o His friends recret leaves Aikeli do TEA TRAY ROBBED SATURDAY NIGHT The Tea Tray operated by Miss Marie Parker but closed durinc the summer months wns entered by thieves on Saturday niirht and two silver rnndlc sticks were stolen En trance wa3 made through the back j dnor The police have no as j to the jruilty parties however a flash Jicht was left in he house Council Birttutay Emily Geigcr Council No 32 Daughters of America celebrated its Sixth Anniversary with a sivppvr on Friday night September 2Gth nt the Titnnian Hall A delightful time WM had by nil present and one of the things most enjoyed was the beautiful piano selections rendered by Miss Irene Taylor of Montmo rcnci during thc serving of the supper Thc program was as fol i lows S Croft Irene Taylor R History of Emily Geigler Council Sarah Address Preparing for Citizen H Seigler Address To the T Tarver Carolina C Sprawls K S Crnft 1 T Tarver Miss Sara Knox Mrs HertieBrown lolycr ihe Hnrrkhah Automobil Seized With Fine Whiskey deep gash in ills head Bfll waa oriirimilly from lit and wai working iti the boiler rnnm of a Clearwater mill Hf tnarrie and hnd nnr rhilrf A negro who gave name ai Willium Smith found the wreckage and thibody of the dead man when rfrryni n hill the cnr flashed on u roadpter upright into a ditch He called to j him and receiving no answer wailed the suite highway department j Between the houmof s a and 7 p SaturdayAUiri 1I i automobiles were counted by cheekj ers between the twtt cities The j next between Duncan and where cars were ieirii ed i The Columbia nrca placed third and i ourih with the Urooklandi ayre stretch of Rout bearing i cars and tho CdumbiaSl Matthews link of thc same highway i having automobile Thn leant traveled count shown Route between e only An id ears none of thetn mit of automobiles were cn ekid The un with M A total of 10 i were count ed more than anv nVr nmnth yonr Of this tntsi nr per cent of cointed wire taUvehicles H L Plunkctt Warrenville UouUi A R Ellenburjr Lnngley J M Yoncc Jackson Franklin Vauclusu James Staubes Aiken T C Hamiiiond Xorth Augusta M B Chandler Salley G Gregnry Uidgc Spring 1 O Garvin Knley Johnson Windsor H Kandall Windsor K H Bergen North 1 K Kilenlield North i W Kaney KiriJaml Warrenvilli J A Junes Salley W Langley I K H F Khendire Aiken C A Mont G C Hrmlie WaiTem r LIST OP PRISONKRS Tiie following is the list of pris irial nnt St 022 in1 of O tyi tarfy a f Merejy wias at St AeStdcfiiy The Feast Our of Mercy wzjs ushered in by Hie celebration of Holy Mass ueiebrated by tHo Pastor of JUory Help and head of Aiken Missions tRc Reverend George Dtetr The board ing school studonLs and the Sisters sang during the The Sisters of St Williams School Ward S a branch of the Aiken Missions came in to Aiken for the celebration Benediction was given at three in the afternoon in the Convent Chap el At four oclock the student body of the Academy gnvc an informal musical and reception to the Sisters Two choruses were sunsc with spirit and the instrumental selections both f the piano nnd violin wore well rendered 1 Miss Nancy llnrley a gradunto of the class of 111 30 who is taking post frrnduatu work executed seve ral beautiful piano selections This is nne of the many joyous days the Sisters and the student body hupe to have dunrur ihe session County Club 4vos pcVfcctcfl last Fridaymorniiig at Uw markpt1 shed oh PlirriS Were made for the dpeniftg ofiha market on October 7th Th following officers were elected Mrs Edgar Hankinsou of Tala thaMawtiorne president Mrs S B Seigler of New Hol land vice president Mrs L B Eubanks of Aiken secretary and treasurer The board of directors is compos ed of T S Head Aiken Mrs Vance Livingston Kitchings Mill H McClnin Jackson About 50 per sons both from thecity and county attended the meeting Short talks madeby B V Et County Health Officer j Warns of Diphtheria fro r out lar W 1 Fred J Hiarli JU ety Hunk 10 Shaw Vcirdim of Hi W Loutity lleuilh Utlicer the I with the opening of Mhools in nnd a gvi uaiy It paii ren arly i Iuy v U ria Any IT alt t inill V rulaie MiLir child member of city council for the city of Aiken G H Ballentinc of commerce Mrs C J Hill for the Civic all three of which organizations cooperntod in the movement to secure the mar ket fieorue E Prince chief of tho marketing division of the Qemson college extension service jind Watson district hiutieiilUirisU were meetiiltr Tie market which Will be opened under the supervision of the office nf rHrrnhrth Bailey county iiniin urfnt be open every Tnrriay and Saturday to 11 oclock Alt mem ill pay miKrt fi per cent cninniLMiin mi nil of their and a member must be n regular the rules stating tiit iteinance a the market at I at one half of tinmonths mar ker will u ieijuiieil of a mem ber lufnre i nj vote Il1 Of cnoi i H i r en la nn M i v rat ifin Thi Alien C iunty lleaith liepart MR CHATTERTON AT j KJWANIS LUNCHEON Ti Kiigene Chnlerton Industrial Agent i Carolina Power w Agricultural if the South waii the prinri Kiwnnis Club He spoke on J until two men Harry Wheat nnd Mitchell of Iangley came along They found the man crouched un der the Peering wheel and swakr1 al A B Baird CUarwatcr Vwtrrrfay ble who said the automobile wai Problem and ga scarcely i interesting Bell was jironounced dead before being removed frum the scene of HOUSEWIVES INVITED TO accident I Sheriff Howard and Coroner Tar vof went to the scene early this i morning and the coroner held an ini quest John Klder hiiiiibreaking and lirceny Nrwman Violation prohi bition law C C larceny Norman Jonei and larceny Charlie Corn beating board bill Tom Singleton reckless driving Sam forhran The total bale5 of cotton ginned vitei in Aiken County prior to September is This is in contrast to the ginned prior to the same date year figure t have just been released by tho Bu reau of the t S Ueiiarl ment of Commerce MARKET OPENING I Housewives boarding house keepI ers and all others interested in pat th Aiken County Club Market on Vwberry street are viteo to attetul the openini lay morning October Th from to 11 oclock The mar kit will lienpen every Tuesday Cerald ion law violation pnhibi FEDERAL COURT ADJOURNS ON SATURDAY 1 ment with tie State Hoard of Health to scctiie tiivinHiiiitiixin for I and children for 1 ceni per child Thiwill he if the entire three i and where given by the Health Of ficer there will of be no charic fur its administration Heirmning next Satunlny tovin will he at the ollices of tli health department i Saturday fritn iiiin m p and during the week days frosn I now 071 until January 1t it will iali ie in lie Ioiinty wii re mure r I Cuminal cae nt ii oir a C Hrld in Juil I An Auburn automobile driven by j Herald lolyer was seized by Road Officer Price Fallow on Sunday night nnd proved to be a rich catch The car was packed with bottles of hiirh grade whikey j Mr Kallaw was stationed at Johns town nnd noticed a bie car pass that hi and n a few minutes a second heavily loaded near tin An Atr meet accompanist er il be with you till wo i Mrs T Turner arid Saturday at this to the market to buy your f guaranteed to be fresh r Jay Birds Lose to Edisto Academy Revival Meeting Begins at First Baptist Church on Sunday Morning iBird Boxes at Aiken Flower Show he I low Show then will i if other n i to j III i will be offer led the biix made by hould conform to the he Mutable for one the ing native birds with entrance hole of about the size given Hlueliiii Kntrance hole I tli Cleat lly J j Sicker or IJed headed Woodpecker j Same j Hole 1 11 inch i 1 inch 1 M inch for Purple itulie inside ah bis iiiit ii jncho iurd in iir niches and j i I i i I Hl i v i M how 1 ii f T mn jo V i vv The NcxT Ehrbardt o With on Friday n ir near In fart n tvan a i riuK i the nf I rCEV OWKN Boys Held On Serious C   

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