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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - October 15, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                 : : ......  * ; . -  /  dearly every family in Aiken County read* the Journal and Ktvkw. .  Site fmmwl and $et>iet»  No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review’s  Circulation in Aiken County  VOL. OO -NO. 42  AIKEN, S. O, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15. 1930  —  $2.00 s Year—Sc s Copy  NEW PARI FOR LAURENS STREET  COUNCIL MAKIS APPRO PRIATION  Money A^propristsd to Adwtiso Htikwsy, N®. I, —Many Mat tors Bol ore Mooting of Council.  City Council wa* in sewion several hours on Monday night discussing the many problem* before the meeting. Several delegation t were present, who made variou* requests.  Mr*. C. J, Hill, of the Civic League asked that the streets around Ute Cital* Market be cleaned up; that the merchants on Laurens street paint their garbage cam; and that the old fire engine be preserved as a relic. The Commis#!©* of Public Works will 1j« aahed to co-operate with the Street Committee and clean-up about the city lot adjoining the Club Market. As to the garbage cant, the Chief of Police was ordered to have ordinance fully complied with,  Mr. C. J, THU, of the Park Com-miseioo, presented a plat of the new park to be built oppo*ite the postoffice. Mr. Hill stated that the Commission would pay HOO toward* the coat of the curbing, and asked council to pay the balance. It i* estimated that the curbing will cost  Big Cost »( Home Talent to Produce “Aunt Lucia," Oct 27 28  Bweiiwa .    ...    -    ,    ...  On Monday anti Tuesday, Get 27 and 28 the Social Service Committee of the Hospital Relief Society will stag*.- a big community show, "Aunt Lucia" in the Aiken Opera house There are 160 local people who are going to take part in the entertainment, and rehearsals are underway. The program ie opened by a baby pageant of all the school children in the first four grades with a special Dramatic Reader.  The story of the play is about col-l*-ge life the day preceding Home < tmung Day. The netting is in one of the fraternity rooms. For entertainment Jerry, one of the college Boys, dressed up as an old lady, and while he is gone, word is rte! iv ai that Aunt Lucia, who is worth fifty million dollars will arrive for the Home Coming. When Jerry returns dressed as the old lady, every one mistakes him for "Aunt Lucia".  There are two college boys, George and Dick, who support Jerry in his foolishness and try to help him escape many embarrasing situations in which he would have otherwise been caught. Dick’s father, Mr. Collins, ml his friend,    butter and egg  man, stop to visit    the college and  about    $360.00. The Commission    has     faU jn lo¥e with    th<J fgke Aunt   a    balance    of $60 to    be    used    for    Him and propose    to her. Old Prof,  ; Gaddis also makes a famous pro-  Amateur Play at SCHOOL GIRL  I KILLED BV TRUCK  NEAR RIDGE SPRING  Aiken Drifting to a  Municipal Owned Plant  Man Beaten Over THREE INDICTED  Head With Chair  Aim! Hi* Children Taken from Hi* Homa by Toro Brothar-ia taw*-  FOK BEU MURDER  INQUEST HELD ON MONDAY  cam. M«y Eoj-gte. Aga %, Rn. o*" Definite Action to be T aken on Thurs-  While Rotoraiag fro** School —   k ! <1     day    Night    at    Meeting    of Committee  Caille May Enngle, 7, the second j    .......  daughter of Mr. and Mrs, J. B.  Eargle. Jr., was almost instantly.  killed Monday afternoon when she charge the inveatigatlon of light and 1  to make a surrey of the city so that ^  two  brother-in laws, Grady stepped out of an automobile and power rates  ft. ftslsSri! Ran is. who fives, about  five miles north of Wagener, came to Aiken on Monday, and showed signs pf having been badly beaten up, us a result of a fight which took place at his home on Sunday night.  Sis Wit****** Baaed and a Strong Com Mod* Oat Against lh* Pri*.  The inquest over the killing of Howard Bell* of Clearwater, was  .    .    ,    .    To    a    reporter    of    the    Journal    and    I    ,    ,    ,    ..    ,,    ,    ,,  Th* ,p«l.l ornate tote* in, whaler    »>'    b.    «pl»H    r, iu . w     told    intend    .tar;     c,,m >’" l ' d  *'*•*"*''* '"7  ,    ,    *    /    ;    found    a    verdict    that    "Bell    came to  t    hrrtfhar.m    in    mc*    f-ru.U'  held a meeting last into the path of a truck traveling Thursday, and heard R. M. Thayer, in the same direction.    of Chicago, discuss the building of  The accident occurred on highway a proposed plant for Aiken.  No. I, in front of her home, about The speaker said that ii wa* per-  two miles ffom Ridge Spring. Hhe had been a passenger in the machine of Terry A shill, a neighbor, who was returning her from school As  fectiy feasible to build a suitable plant in Aiken without one cent of coat to the city and in a term of year* it would pay for itself and Le  slie stepped    from    the    car she was    come the property ©f the city,  struck by a    truck    of    the Collin* 1  He has a -similar plan for the    city  Bread company of    Augusta, driven    of Augusta, and it is likely that    it  name as    will lie accepted.  plans for the new plant can be drawn. Engineers have agreed to do this work for $1,600, and action will bt- taken on Thursday night.  Mr. It. K. McDonnell, of Kansas City, Mo,, stated to the special committee some ww ha ago that the hi-• tory of all such movements are; When the engineer fs employed to  , _    „    .... I his death from wounds inflicted by  and Pasco    Horsey, came to his home    .     n  . ...    .     u    B   , ,    ’    ,,    ,    one    Albert Lloyd.    Mamie    Bell    (Mrs.  about rime © clock, beat him up, and ,.    .    „ ...    ,    _  . . ,    ..    ’    ,     1  ’ Howard Bell) and Floyd Darnell ac-  took His tHrfNj children iwiy f^rom i    » *    *    *,    ,«    .    >y  ...    _    ,    ,    ' f, . r cessories before and after the fact.   !  him. Rawls says that hi* wife eft ; a, .      .__,  •    , ,    I Six witnesses were examined.  him Mm-tira* o«I .nj h. r.»»d  shfri ,     ri . Ull „i     lh „    rf  th, child-,,,, two dri. and Oh. Ur, U,  inwtig , ti „,  lk<l w h „,  from    t.o to mm mn old.     Umi    lh0    es>feulou     , h>t Mrv   f Three men and three women were    ,, ,,    „, «.    . ,.    _ „ .    , _    ,  , Bell and FKtira Darnell had made to , I in th# party and the men came into I.. make a prelimmeiy survey that the j ^    ,|. n „ nd(ui    thu  child-j    ”.    ...    „    »  company which hold the franchise! —    -    * •    -•    I »h® other witne##w rxxmiti#*!  always make a small reduction, When the final plans are drawn, another  eh rubbery.  0 The park is so planned as to give a thirty-five foot I Bedway on both sides, and to end about in front of the Dibble Memorial Library entrance.  Mr. Hill further asks that the intersection of streets at Methodist and Episcopal churches needed attention, but members of council stated that the city had no funds at this time for park extensions.  The attention of council was call-  posal for the rich lady. These are very funny and no one can afford to miss them.  There is a big college flapper chorus that is composed of the business men of the community who dress as women. This is a “riot” and screams of laughter are sure to arise when these men trip across ihe stage in bathing costumes and dressed as Clara Bow and the gold  by a man who f*vw his    .    ..      .__  William Holly.    He    explained In detail how the j reduction is offered, arui before  Funeral services were held yester-1 plan could be worked out. ( itiiens j contract is Ii that day from the Mount Pleasant church of Aiken could subscribe to stock j is made- These vary from 25 ta at 4 o’clock, conducted by th# pas- lf they wished, but it was immater-j SO per cent of the existing rat,**, tor, the Rev. Mr. Hodge#*. Besides ial if they did or not. Funds could Th# public are wondering what wnl her parents she is survived by two be obtained from a Chicago concern,; lw Du* result of brothers and one sister.    a loc*! company formed as an operat- j Thursday?  Coroner    Tarver    went    to    the    ing company    with local directors,  seen#-    Monday    afternoon,    and    post-    He said he    would be glad to make  ponod the inquest until later in the a detailed statement furnished with Bamberg ta now buying electri-week, in order to get a number of , the proper survey of the city, He city, according to a citisen of that witnesses present.    (wants to know exactly what are the*town who was in Aiken on Monday,  requirements    of the city, and then    at    1.86    cents    wholesale,    and    that    the  he ran arrange for the building of    recent    decision    of    the    Railroad    conv  the meeting on  Bamberg Ha* Cheap Rata  r»-n. They were asleep at the time, j and Rawls said that they could not j get them. Grady Horsey struck j Rawls in the face ami Pasco Horsey a final reduction    ower the head with a chair,'  While he was on the floor they sci*-ed the children, and according to : Rawls they were taken to the home J of N. P. Horsey, Mrs. Rawl'i father Rawls came to Aiken to seek legal advice and get information as to the -right form of warrant that must ba > issued.  were W. R. Reeve#, A R. Beard, L. J, Tucker, Boule Carter and Dr.  .Inn. I Green,  Many Candidates    j    the    plant.  He guaranteed electricity at a much cheaper rate than is now paid.  For Alderman  Ten Prominent Men Service to the City.  Offer Their  ed to the fact that people continued ■ djgg eri   to walk across the parks and in Another attraction is the men’s places drive across them. The chief    Club composed of the best  of police was directed to {dace a  singt , rs () f the town who sing such policeman at certain parks and give  gonjf8 M     Me    Back    to    Old  the offenders a warning before  mak * | Virginia" and "In the Evening by ing arrests.    ;     t h« Moon Light," and rainy others.  Dr B. C. McLean asked for a i tt€ | a d#d in the program will be the contribution towards advertising y 0Uni j girls chorus who will sing U. S. Highway No. I. The sum of  and danc<)  between the acts of the $4,000 is to be raised, and this city ! pj a y.  is asked for I IOO. The Chamber  ;     ___  of Commerce has pledged $100, the hotels of the city would subscribe liberally, and the city was asked  Mealing To-morrow Night  Another meeting of the committee will be held tomorrow night, at  - which definite plans will take shape.  In this issue a number of candi- xhe committee will then decide  dates have announced for Alder-;   ............... —---------------—  nit-ri and one for Commissioner of  n    P     -pi  I- !.:ic « i.    »    Program For I he  Three members of the present council have announced, as follows;  B. T. Dyches, Henry E. Holley and P. B. Glover. Th aaa men have proven that they have the welfare of the city at heart, and have given  mission reduces it to about 1.45. This power is retailed to the citizen^ for lights ut 13 cents per kilowatt hour, with a discount of 25 per cent, giving the people of that city light for H cents |»er kilowatt hour, com pared with 12 and 14 nm ta as provided in the new franchise.  A strong case has been (Bide out v  against the accused, from the wit-j ne«se*. Floyd and Darnell came to I Clearwater from Greenville,    and   1  witnesses saw them about the Bell house. Floyd told Mre. Bell that ba came to kill her husband, and secreted himself in the back yard, and when Bell drove in killed him,    Hie  body was put into Bell’s car    and  driven towards Augusta, and    then  turned towards Clearwater,    and  liHit 4* Of $ Oo|_ pushed off the road. Mrs. Bell, ac-cttective Uct. IZtll  C irdiniJ , Jj (<r  confession, says that  ———    Ploy ii came to see her after the job  The Southern Railway announced was done and told her that he had an .Important change in the train killed Bell. Floyd returned to  schedule from Charleston to \u- 1  Greenville, and later Mrs. Bell went  New Mail Schedule  Kiwanis Luncheon  FEDERATED CLUBS WESTERN DISTRICT  MEETS HERE OCT. 24.  Mr. Albert S. Willcox and    Dr.    W.  G. Bodle were the speakers    at    the  Kiwanis Luncheon yesterday, Mr.  va    VHC    V .IV^    SOV    (IV val    V,    MKV    H»fV    fi, • VWS*    ,    » I  time    and    attention    to    the    city affairs, ;   WllU ' ,,x spok ''  on  “ Pm ^ cts     ’    ' " Abool Sev*nty-fiva DaDg*t« Will  o-----M    n. n^U    I    ^    , n     Attendance,—Entertained  .... . , «    I ». en.   :  gusts, '-ffectivo last Sunday. The mail service in Aiken is affected accordingly. The early morning moil for the west closes at 7:40, rather than 9:20 as heretofore The early arrival of the morning train brings 11 court j the daily papers to Aiken several hour* sooner than by the previous i schedule.  I Parties having mail for the west must get their letters to the postoffice before 7:40 a. rn., or be delayed for more than twelve hours.  near the same place, where the whole trio was arrested by Sheriff Howard.  Solicitor (’arter attended ih« inquest, and it is likely that the case will be called for trial at this term of which opens next Monday.  Mr. Dyches I, . ucrauful busine, "’inter Swson" Hut Dr, Bodi. spelt.  man of the city and deserve, to bs, 01  Malaria (outre, hey o  i . i iii ii ii    _    made    entertaining    si Decries, and Mr.  re-elected, Mr. Holley is propne-  11    1     "    *    '    .  ' ‘ L  outlook# for tho  Missionary Union  Meets at Johnston  at Hotel Henderson.  tor of the Holley Motor Co., and Willcox said the  coming season war most gratifying  BOYS JUDGING TEAM  (NAMED FOR DISTRICT  for HOO. On-motion this sum was  voted.  S. E. Davis, chief of the Fire department asked that the hose rack be enlarged; five sets of rubber coats and boots bs* bought for the new men; and also badges for the new men. Referred to Fire Cora- j mittee with power to act.  S. G. Bu-bee presented a bill of $32.50 fur cleaning up a street. He was allowed $16.00 on this bill. t City Clerk reported that the rent j on the opera house had not been ; paid for the months of June, July, >  August and September. The Mayor ,  ,    , take thi matter up with  (>  ^  u $ ti(>i w Sa , vyor luca |  the lessee.    -leaders    for    the Monetta club.  Chief of Police submitted a re-    ____________  port showing that 50 arrests were I  i,ii- la-t nm th; cash fines, $.!2H.50; ■ Contributors to value of time served, $214.50,  The City Clerk submitted the fol  lowing report.  Balance Sept. I Receipt -  In the Savannah Valley District 4-ll Boys’ club livestock judging contest held Friday at the dairy of Sam Zimmerman and at tho State fair grounds, Everett Kneece and Searle Thomas of Aiken and Charles Searson of Hampton were selected as the team to represent the district in the state judging contest to be held at Uh- State fair next week. The boy- judged cattle and pig*. ^ uung Thomas and Kneece are members of the Monetta Jr., Agri-cu I UT i ai cill t>. They have been trained by County Agent, C. Lee  $ 5,202.29 5,761.49  Football Team  has done well in his own business, and has off ere if to look after the af-  Hotel  Henderson -erved fairs of the city for another two /'xcellent luncheon.  years. He ha^ won the support of    _________  our citizens.  The same can be said of Mr. P. B.  Glover. He is a conscientious member of council, and can generally be found to be right on all public lr questions.  New Candidate*  most.  The Western District clubs of the South Carolina Federation will hold a meeting Iii Aiken on Friday, Oct-24th, which promise- to he largely attended and a program of great interest is being irranged.  Ab hi t sec < nt v ti vt* delegates from   _town*    in    this district will be in ut*  Applications for -pace in the Still tendance, coming from Barnwell; Exhibition of th# Civic League ( Blackville, Allendale, Batesburg. Flower Show should be made as Johnston, Edgefield and Ironton. soon as possible, as there are a Visiting delegates will lie enter-  President Hastings Charmed With Aiken  the  Make* Generous Donation lo Aiken Flower Show for Prue*.  STILL LIFE PICTURES  limited number of frames available, tinned nt Mr. h. ll. Darers, of the Haters,     w ^ 0 w j h ^ to  en t«r an arrange* fess club  Electric ( o., A. W. Oakley, Roland  men ^  n f flowers, fruit or Hiiy des >-N. Murray, W. E. Clinkscales, B. E.  rative mat « r i a i should begin plan Hair, and Dr. Hastings Wyman and ^  tha . jp  .*p ictum '»  no w.  David Weiaberg, have announced in  Mrs R  „  Wi j dS(  telephone 107, this issue.    !    will gladly assign frames and give  informat inn.  Dr. G. Croft Williams Resigns His Charge  The following is a list of contri-  _ butor- to the \iken Institute foot-  $19,963.78 ball team, who made possible the     Expenditures    7,283.70      Balance on hand    S 3,680.08      The Commission of Public Works      submitted the following    report      Balance Sept. I    $10,016.47      Receipts    2,390.15          $12,106 82      Expenditures    6,594.74      Balance on hand    $ 5,811.88     The \iken school for reserve officer- held a meeting at 7:30 o'clock Monday night in the office of U rn. M Silicas. Capulin George E. Cook, instructor spoke on "The Military Organization of the United States.”  STILL ANOTHER STILL  Howard ani) deputies is*  Stale (Mb CCT Blea-*’ se I ceti  til! at Boyar  Hie  city.  HOO  s of  -till wa-Si*tee gallons  w hickey ti! ha,! b  s Hill last f 120 gal wats conman h and ■*erc also n .in opera id gone.  $5.00  Thonia- T. t'u^hllian, Tom Williamson, W. D McNair, E. R. Haters, G. A. Durban, J. B. Salley, E. S.  Henderson, J. VV. & ll. II. Ashhurst, VV. H. Weatherford, Ii. Sudlow, H. J. Ray, Holley Soda Shop, A, K, Lore tff, VV. J. Platt ^ Co., Aiken Cola-Cola Bottling Co,, Frank P. Henderson, ll. (    Jordan, ll. E  Gyles, J. A. Holley, J. P. Reward, J. (J. McCrory Co., A. s. Willcox, Holley Fuel Co-, Aiken Lumber Co. $3.00  J. M, Norman, C, B- Anderson, Powell Hardware Co., ll. K. Ridley, Ira E. Coward, G. ll. Bailentine, VV. B.    Turner, J.    E. Thorpe, Hahn A Co.,  F.    L.    Allen,    E. A. McCreary, Hoi  I ley Hardware Co,, I*. M. George, K. H Wyman  $2.00  I) it, Hutson, Fraraptjn VV, Toole, I    Cr .ft,    L K, Holley, W, L.  i,    IL r.    Dyches, R J. Corbett,  \\ Mu. en fun*, R H VS lids B  These ai - all good business men of the city, and are amply able to look after the affairs of the city. Dr.  VV yman served as councilman several years ago, and performed his duties well. Byron Hair received a majority of the votes cast two years ago, but failed of election.  , Mr. Clink calls is president and Dr. G.  (  rot* William , for the I manager of a successful oil company, past eight years rector of bt. .I din  4  Roland Murray a prominent young Epi-copal church in Shandon, c dum-busine-s man; A. VV. Oakley, a -uc- Ina, has resigned his charge in order cessful hardware man; E. R. if af- j to give full time to bis work at the ors, owner and proprietor pf a I niver^Vty of S »uth Carolina, where large electrical conc em "and sue- he is head of the department of so-ressful business man; and David ct dogy. His resignation wa- subtnit-VV cia berg, prominent real estate ted to the vc try and ha been a*-agent.    copied to become effective January  The number of \ Mermen will have 11. to be increased to ten, so that they Before going to Columbia, where all can be elected.    he ha- lived for’about 12 year-, he  luncheon by the two h"s-, the Civic I,.ague and VU lent Club, .it Hotel Hrnder«on.  Members of the-e two clubs wishing t<i have lunch* ut will be charged 73 cent Those desiring to attend should notify the manager -if the hotel, >r Mrs. c. J. Hill n»t later than Tuesday, Od. 21 st.  Th.- president of the Civic League wrote Hastings Seed Co., of Vtlari ta. Ga., stating that the League would deeply applei sat. a donation from them  ! o be used in the Flower Show as prt7.es. We tak■ ■ liberty and nun h pleasure in qu d ng the following from Mr Hastings:  "We know rf the intend that tho jui*d people of Viken have in beau tilication, and while our contrib iti< n must bp small we hone that it will help you on your premium list a  The Western District of the VV. M. IL, of South Carolina comprised af  Viken. Abbeville, Edisto, Edgefield, Reedy River and Ridge Associations will hold an all-day meeting in tim First Baptist church of Johnston, Tuesday, October 2it.    beginning  at IO o'clock.  The following program has been arranged  10:09—Hymn, "Faith of our Fa-Jevotional, 2 Tim, 2:15, Watson, Hymn "To the  cull of associations, by So pts. Recog ni  ll!’'  •I was in Aiken ii, ii* a month ag  INJURED IN AUTOMOBILE WRECK  ‘In ! ■  TI .• friend# sey will be gll • lowly recover •eh < d ii’ an ll’  oceuirec front ut' Gaston, car own  \\  ,f Mi* J- ss ic (’our! I to know ti a she i ag from injuries re umiobih wreck whic Im -day night, i !  nee d Col. D VV  OUK'. I ii  C  Vann aum ni l in an  y  -I Bl -ret  t time we ably iwent; a--ore vol ii Aiken  had  t hers,*’  Mr- S Work,"  10:30    Roll  hricf re -' a <■ thin of visitors.  11:00    Checking    on wmk    >f    the  Divisions, Mr- D. * A. G, Gutta. Hymn, "Jesus ( alls Us.  I I :20 Addle Dr. Ayers.  11:50    -Special    music.    offering  for Baptist Bible Institute.  I2 1 1    Add res    .    Dr.  U i    V $1 i    e    ell! •,  meat if committees and  Garten-  appolnt-ad joum-  nd  mer I.  Afternoon Se*»ion  Devotional, "Laborers  tO-  lh G d.  I C  a _ I  til tress, Mi .  ii part aa a tai ’ S. VV orkei - a e. 2. *Y. VS  in.  k. d.  In  M md I  md c  ll. N, Schr oier has announced for '(-election as Commissioner of Rub lie Works, He is a valuable member of the commistion and has won the commendation of the pc 'pie of the city.  FLOWER SHOW NOVEMBER 7TH  h  lived i of Alk VV., VV h ia wi  ar i hi  , U„ ll,  An  A Mr. c  Jan*  AIKI N LOSES IO RICHMOND ACAD!MY  Mrs. VV  irkmen. on foil.  n ( barb -ten, Ile is a native en and is the son of Mr VV ill ains. He is well kn .wa for Hare w irk in South Carolina i contributed eon- H*rably t. • erary works of sociology, the a i thor of a a .-ii kn >w i » textbook.  . 3:5*. M -s e, Women,  S. L. Wat-  oii Co cen cc, pri nidents, \ , i la. and I era, Miss irk* i s and  main aud!-* abow minion how to  (    t he  ga i'm <1  DEATH Of WINIER RESIDENT  lMnkerton which   I I  York m Tuesday. Mr. Rinkei nm biM*n    uh?    \m$y  t ars in Aiken, whew he had Ti  Mi  VV . J.  Re  S OO I!  Dr. Avers. D  •be b  J. Vt  mf.  n if  an c  ir  Aiken’* Annual h ■n announced a From reports of have already be* is though \ ike  K. Re VV , VV  REGISTER FOR CITY PRIMARY  It OO  VV m. ll I’.  FRIZES FOR FLOWER SHOW  Vivant ic alen, ■, R I.  VV  Go  it®.  Si I  K t  we  gist! s'ii »n ing cliv primalv will dost*  _ / tit. \ crv lf w people* It iv  n ook foi VC arc! ! can ho  looks for til  »n IV I  .u  f'trU f * • -y.  ’ «tppr > cli >ndav, Oi! registered s nmd .it  1 1   V, ADG  His! <  ,usk Un \X-vol \.i, I l.  I S sit >1 r M I k • Id A \  .ill s ii: lit:  int to  I HRC  CVH ,RRIV I  (H  I OI  HOK:  \1  ll B   

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