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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - December 24, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                 Nearly every family in Aiken County reads the Journal and Review.  No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal aik! Review i  Circulation in Aiken Countt  VOL <0 NO, 52   ——*  AIKEN, S. C, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24. 1936  ANNUAL REPORT SHOAL SERVICE  Ut MUCH WORK DONE  mmmm  Aiken Post on  Honor Roll  r "" —-  Cfi Blist** Re,*.«»4 ‘'E«r Mf*! Dif-onjuuhed Swne," from National Headquarter*  Splendid Work Doe* by Soc rad Sot-eke Dapartmant, nod Mony Needy Person* Ciran Aid.  Aiken County Po#t No. 26, of the American legion, ha* just received th* award of a spec tod certificate to-Last Chrietma# th* social service /* (1 b >’  N « tl,,nal  ^wdquartors of worker awaited the Christmas Com-    ^ in * r!C *° Legion for moat dis  inanity Committee, rn preparing    •****« in enrolling toll  and delivering baskets of fruits  1930 tm ' mb#r# in  * f<K>d  Anding for groceries, and candies to tho forty  tbl * ? mr 1<Ja * PYMM- to November neediest families in Aiken county.  ,b<!  ‘* 4 *®  00     observance    J  The money for this purpose wan do-  < !  American legion Week was Hated by the churches. local organ i-  brott * ht 10  ^ncluaion. rations, and individuals.    J    ** quite a distinction for t  purine the year, the Social Set'-  1 " ,fll V st *  M!Ut ‘     four 1 ‘ Hs it  vice Department aided in fitting    ’  ,,r uliitn were entitle to this  two crippled children with braces  4 . W4rd * The other Poets receiving and special orthopedic shoes. It also ^  aWur( *  ure:  Thus. R. Summers assisted the Aiken Health Unft in ** osA ’ ^°’ ^  at  Orangeburg; UteJ transporting nine crippled children  ( rmw ford-Monroe 1‘oat, No. 5, of St. lo WiHtam A-, fkmi, State Or* 1  ^^hn* aint U)u J amt**' L**k-oi 4W* -thopedist’* Clinic in Columbia. *  ost ' * s *‘  ! '    * antdom AU of :  One child and one adult were *up-     Po<te  * rc much ilM «« ,r th * n   plied with - ghuses.     Al * t< ‘ TI  Port*'which now has a total;  Judge Webb was assisted in im.  nM?m her#hip 4 4 in good .standing vestigating a number of cases, two  1,1  ^®1*  an  wrcrease of , over the boys were placed in the State Indus- *‘ ,,>d  ^^roilment.  trial School, one woman in the State    _  Hospital for Insanity and a little girl was sent to the Dc La Howe ivie League school.  A free milk lunch for twenty under-nourished pupils was organize I at the Aiken Institute, fror thus purpose, two donations of money were  SgjgjBlgWMMMI  £ ,    '    ;     l *T  Oj Little Town w w w  of Bethlehem”  Aiken Convict  Given Freedom  Russell Aba!*, Convicted of Big amy Gets Santsaca Suspended.  $2.00 a Year—Sc a Cory —  ...  JST  ADMIRAL WnJiAMS COUNTY CITIZEN  BORN AT MONETTA  was on •Iienli  mg  a ■ mm a ■    rn    rn    mm  rn  Wilt nearly two thousand years a%o that  U ..... J.  j Governor R,chank has sanded  Rm€4>mm , nM ft>r  p ro « oH< m Ie  the sentence of Ruxaell Abede who entered a plea of guilty in Aiken ;  County a charge of bigamy md ! was sentenced to aerve 18 months J beginning hi* service 'in May 1930.  Rf ar-Admiral—I, Now Captain  Aide for Navy Yards-  rn  slie]>Lerc!.s, wa telling tlieir ilock.s Ivy nii^  nearly two  J  t^ie star wKicli lee! them to tile tow ti cd Bethlehem where t!  twen many examples of tile  saw in the east minnie structure in tin* little ie Prmee of P  ie  cace v as  lf,  <e little towns  or  torn. now  cene (>l  Offer* Thank*  The Civic League wishes to ex-  .    „    _    _    .press appreciation and thanks to all  rn*,. The Ho ley O^rM.jr     t „ Mrlbuwd     , m .     Co ,„.  Sullivan s and Cuurtu.yw, all made     chrlltmm ,    tnt.  donations of daily milk. Other indt-     T >     n   .    ,    .    The    Kalium    (omusny gave the  v “ n in f  f «,«r *r «*~. OUI. SUS* a Co., through  .mart, of milk daily, to last throng- „ b| ,  dim , i(M> of Mr Kdw , r , t .  out the school year.    ___.     f     .    _, A     ,  ,,    ..    and the assistance jot the City Street  Ona blind man was train*.! uj re , ... „    ,    ,    ,  committee and -dint cleaning depair cane chair bottom*.    _____ ,    .    ..  .... *    .    .    partment, saw to the potting up.  Half-fare raiiroed    tickets    were    u.    u    v    u    t    i    • Z.    j  .    . ,    Mr.    B.    t.    Hair    also    assisted with  purchsswi for two #-x-*emee mon, ,    ...  ....    .    ,    the tree and Mr. Ruth rock with the  one Wind man and also    one    woman . ,,    .     T ,     a     .    „    ..  ... ..    ,    ,    .    lighting. The .South f arohna Pow-  V wits were made to home* to ,    .    ,    .    .    ,  ^ ...    .    .    ,    .    ,    «r to., contributed $25.00, and Hoi-  ascertain the financial and environ- ...  u  .    ...    _    .  . ,    .u-    ,i    -.    .    .    ley Motor Co.,    and    Mr.    H.    G. An-  mental    conditions    there. These had to ,    .. ....  .    .    ,    .    .    ,    ,, derson *n.00 each.  be known before tho people could     v     .    ,    .    .  Z 'I i j t a .1    * -a.    n# ii I    centi    ibutionH    have been aoli-  be takdfn into the Aiken Hospital as  .    ..    ...    ,    cded this year,    and    no    extensive  charity patient*. The financial con- ... „ . .. o.    i  ti.. ...    ,    lighting of Main Street undertaken,  drtion of these patient* relatives was    .  i,    .    ,,    ",    ,    aa the Civic League    thought    best to  also investigated. As a result of    ,    ,  Tv, .    .    ,    make a large coninbution to the  this , in some instance, a part of ,    ..    ,,    ...    ,  ,    .,    *    ,    ,    < ommumty Welfare Work.  the expenses was paul. Other homes  were visited at the request of Dr. W. i    *'* rs ‘     byon! '  Mina Marion Pellew,  Cornrwittw in charge.  G, Bodie, that of Dr. J. D. Howell.  Besides nursing wan given, wounds were dressed and material aid wa-given when necc-sary. Total number  of visits 410.    MONTHLY    MEETING    W.    C.    T.    U.  In regard to the above problem cases conferences were held with physicians, health officers, and neighbor* and interested individuals,  Total number of conferences 1,468.  Visit* were made to the OW Folk-  iiU  e ol I  luoian liistury. t  •Since t.iat tune there have Destiny often picks one of tin events wiiicn change the co.  ifStle time conies round ;;^a;n to celebrate the event w!   t0 °^ place in the little town oi Befhlehem so long e^o, cannot helo feeline ti mas so much ij(i evidence as it i  the map of America——in tire small communities sue Ii one. f or the people who live in them are a home-loving they r.'e a friend! v neon Ie: tiiev are a neiglihorly peop^.*,  .1 o  lien  one  !‘t-  u*ip leeling that nowhere is the true spirit o!  I •    *    i    ...    J    .1,    j    •    f    .    i    i  n t.ic little towns which dot  tars  fop  like tho  a lneiidl v people; til " w ho live in the  TV  great metropc.iitrtn t enters, tnev are  closely associated with each other in their everyday live.; they  f  th  smitev t i earn otl and trillmtil  ’ TS  Iii  F  W se-A I  are impi 1  ter their joys and their sorrows; their trials and what aiieets one, to a large extent, affects ail.  een our fortune to Lase ch,.rgc of an important in-  t  H  Ollie  es  tut ion iii sui ii a coininunitv jy that such has been our fortune, that we are permitted nave a part in hulloing up such a community as this a ’?nu” ty where friendliness and neighborliness are the •atmI elements in tis hp the r-  peace on eartu, got ti  o*  ii    •    I  will ta men a real me ump »    »    » s> i» » n »  CO in this season of hrigiitnt vs ant ii aughter in oui homes, of >^y  c: ^ hving ami joy t.f giviiig in our hearts v\ e hring to  ilygieet'Ug Merry Christmas!  THI. PUB LIS 1  IF PS  joy Y on tills anti wit!  [rientlly arui Reighhc if the sincere good wishes o  Aiken county o*n soon boast of  having another admiral in the navy,  .He came to Aik,rn county, ^cording  when ( - apt>  y  S . WUUmui, of  to the record, from Penn.vlv.nU Monetta, i. promoted. He to now rn 1929. Two years, prior to thai time     for n#vv y . rds Ht  ^  navy de .  be had become separated from hto  Julrtment ,  U  among the .even cap-jw,fe who had instituted divorce pro-     of th<> navy r * eommrndfH ,  by   * * ' ’  c ''    the line board for promotion to the  ' , Th *** * rant ^  w,U * ln  * ^ grade if rcar-admirak Th to and a1! after Abele wa* arrested, and when    rncommendaOions of the board  ho wa. married, his second    wifely  Wn approVt . d bv  ^4*ut  r    * !th    lb "     r< ^*‘! Hoover. Tho actual promotion can-  ive > u- list marriage. The trial    br inadr un til    vacancies orcrrr,  ,ao rt<-r an tt- ti la! Judge recoin-    congratulation*    are In order.  .' •  n  • ‘ I* w I * > I«- ^ xitk yfluriaL ut. , vV-rHmr-” TrrmtftrlrtTt Aiken and various county officials ’  K . a n an |'  f ,m«*or. He ha- only a' few .jjouu'f in a pica for clemency. J months more to (jDrvc' in Hi?* present i«~     x     billet, gnd while there to nothing  Working Committee* official on the subject of his next as-A    k— RA    signment, it is Relieved Giat he is a  Appointed by Mayor  d: . timt po ^ ni , Ht y to succeed Rear  I    Admiral Sexton’a P!<«*t when Admi-  Mayor W. ll. Weatherford has ap- ral Sexton completes his tear of  duly in that capacity next year. 7  Born in Monetta  Captain Williams w-g* bom in Mo-  . „    , net ta, in 1876 and was appointed to  w 'r'!!’  C airnl * n ’ the navy academy from this county, r,. W. E. < link,ck,. | , n    h ,  rnmmuM cru ,„  vt Memphis and then in 1917 the Ch«*t» i r, und was later transferred I to duty as executive^ officer of the Battleship Delaware. In    the World  war he wa# awarded the    navy eros*  with the citation:  “Pee d**l mg wished see vice m the line of hi* profession as executive i officer of the U. S. S. Delaware of the sixth division battleship Heel [operating in the war Bone.”  P    _    (’apt. William' wa# engineer of-  r arm Home Destroyed fleer -a the Philadelphia    navy yard  On Saturday Night  m    .' il21    .. ......  *    ”    commander of the de#t rover force  of the Atlantic fleet. He command-J     ,n *'    ^ Reynold*!^ tjj,, LicaYcr in 1922 and in 1923  near Aik* wa# d« -tioyed by fire attended the naval -Aor ctdlegc. ,\f  building {p,. serving as cajrtain of the navy  >mmanded the  Fronted the following committees to serve during hi# administration:  Finance—IL K. Holley, chairman, P. IL Glover, W. Oakley.  I*,.lice-—I II. K. Hulk  Sir* et—V\. E. Clinkacalea, chairman. Dr. Ila-tings Wyman, P. B. [Glover.  Fire—A. W, Oakley, chairman, H. :K. Holley, B. F. Hair. j* Health—Dr,    Hastings Wyman,  j chairman, W. K, Glinkscales, B. E. [Hair  Opera Hon>♦‘—11. K. Hair, chair-man, Dr Ha ting# Wyman, A. W, Oakley.  ©. n*i  ’    '--asr •*  Th-  The regular in ntnly meeting of rile W. * . T. U. met with Mrs. John May, Tuesday afternoon with a splendid attendance.  The subject of the meeting  on Saturday night and th*  and contents were a    total lo**. Mr.     vnr ,|  {n  R^ fon .    he  Keynoki- wa- vinitlng    in \iken and    Huron, flagship    of the Asiatic    fleet,*  about I! o’clock he    wiLs notified     and ainc<l 1927    haa  bee* aide    for  that hi* house wa* on    fire. He wont     navy yard ,  in the navy d( . partm ent.  The other capiaina recommended f<»r rear admiral are: William C.  The origin of the fire is unknown. Watt*, Joseph K. Danzig, (’lark H.  blaze Woodward. Claude C. Bloch, Edward C Kalbfu* and John W, Green-  idade.  .home at unc linum 1  in ash*  1" find the large  .va-  the Crusade program, led    by Mrs.  wa* given aid *^ u *‘ a  •' s "’ r, ’ !? ' 1  Interesting    sketches  Home, the County Home and -the jail and chain gangs.  The Health Unit  with the tuberculosis clinic. Thirteen ’* u ‘ ^ li ' 1  Mrs. Jame Herbert T. B. suspects were referred to the Ua>nes ami Mrs. Faille K ( hapin, linic, tweivs were accompanied to  wbo VM '" made memorial member* physicians for examinations, eigh-     l * u ‘  v ' -    1  • ^     were    f e*d    by the  teen specimens of sputum were sent prudent,    Mrs. Jarno    E.    Grier,  to the State Labratory to be ex-    ^    I' ranklin and Mrs, lillman  amindd. Seven X-ray pictures of.  er *  lungs were made. Six of these     c ^ ,8e  Fhe meeting, deli-  were paid for out of the Relief  clous  lefreshmeat* w, re served, fund. Thirty visits were made to T.  B. Patients and suspect*, and in-  GATHER ’ROUND CHRISTMAS TREE  CELEBRATION THIS EVENING  Church Choir* of the City to Lead in Chrutma* Carol*—Everyone Invited—5:30 to 6:30.  struction was given. Five patients  gardens uue  The Community Chn-tma- tree will be the scene of a big gathering this evening from * 5:30 to 6 SIO. when a series of carol* will be sung — by the church choil- f th* c tv, in supplied wu.n ,da.  wh ' ,rh ail  *' f '    ’     vkl     ^    tin  Commends Ladies  for Christmas Seals  J. Tom Tarver Expresses Appreciation at he Donates Hit Bit for Worthy Cause.  Mi*," C. A. Quell!.,  Aiken, S. (’.  My lear Mr*. Owen- .  Encli.se find $ LUO L r (’hri-t rnu* S. als to boip caic for the poor unfortunate one* who has. the dreaded disease. It alway * gi\me pleasure to help the unfortunate, and I do nut knew of any .Glo net I-  County Budget 1885 Was Only $20,000  In Contrast with $250,000 Appropriated and Spent in 1930.  but those '.vin *uv that it • md flu.  burned the  flr>-t -aw Du have -turted un the the flame- quickly off.  TI  mill  f u rn Isl  •i  1  i !  ■  ID ynrd It waul are Ii. Bul  • hou*e Au* a large one and  tried a number of room*. The -ll I fig 4  and building represent-  * ti* ■ It $15,000, and Mi.  >ld* ha* *ulfered a seriour !t>rs. , artluiiy insured, Du* riling earned by J. (’. & I),  agency.  The approplh the legislature county, totaled in contrast to  for lo kl, whir  r. I  lertiluet, nnd >e**d. I hey weir ad- invited to-Join,  vistu to j ,ani garden*, and did so.  ..ll Visit* ar.e made- Lu t \ I  patients.'  Airs, .Mel.-en Morris organized a Social N'i(,(t Community (Vntei neai nei nome arui employs a worK-  47  Were sent to the State, Park Sanatorium.  One first-aid demonstration was made to 4-H Club girls.  Prenatal case* visited, 13,  Confinement case* visited, 15.  Infant welfare:  Instructions as to care and ft en-  u  ^ ^ tai ! " un( ^' ing of infants, birth to two year*.  ih *  tnurcft circ ‘ lva  * nd  »«xiltoriea  of ail the Aiken churches contnbut-  Infant* supplied with baby food ® d 01     clothing,    money,  aa‘ordered by physician*, 9.     eU ‘» * nd    and    <Uj,mU,d fifl >  .Supplied with ('Od Liver Oil, IO    P^'kages.    which were  With layettes of Clothing, 16. . Ultima free of charge at the Ai-  Infanta accompanied to special-     itt ' n nw ' 1,iUl *  lnt- rlt >'  d « n «‘vd    niou-  j    ey for food and other necessities    for  Instruction* to mother- a- to car    ^  med >'  nt >' tam rile* during    the  of pre-school children, 91.    months of June, July    and August,  of lyJO.  Annual expenditure* of the Social of teeth, a# to feeding and innocu*    Ikspartment    ti    un    Dec,    I,  tot ion*, 1^0.    *    W lo D«c. I, 1930.  School-diildren supplied with    ^ 0<H *  books, I; with shoe*. 30; with milk    •''belter  in their homes, 89; with cod live    ^" u< ^  -ii, 4; accompanied to the Aiken     1  Kithing,  Hospital for removal of th*ur ton--de and adenoid#, 8,  Books supplied by Mr*. ( ai , I Mrs. Gyles, 24.  A.TlTtt* ;tim! child yen enpplied w-H-clothing, 385.  Adults and children supplie I with yeast, 14.  I .    ' d    >«  in emergencies, IOO.  Families supplied wit weekly, 15.  Families supplied with 29    -..........-  School-children supplied with clothing and instructions a- to can-  The following program ha h* • • arranged for the occasion:  “0, Come AH Ak- Faithful'' -v verses, and    “Joy to    the AA    old. 1   Children's    choir:    **\\v    Thre.  Kings'’ in    costume.    children 1  ranged in rows.  Selections from in Frist choil to arrive,    E pi-rn na I  5:50.  Second choir, I':- by Ttiird choir, Catholic Fourth choir, Method Fifth choir, Rapti-t.    6:10.  College group, selection-,. Community Sing.  Ai! rheir# are a; > rn ’■    .    th-  south side of Richland avenue. lh y (  Scouts, with flag*, will assist in (Ii-retting traffic.  moi i f» I  attention than from 1 1 be rcu luau that if all of ti-in good healtM v Camp in Collin -i e the ti. ar nm  w ll  ..Ut  with intr hearing t next TJ taming t  .8 5 for Al 15.23. Tho mropi tut ion $250,21 I D  will lie r , of th. ii  Colored Man  Arrested at Still  Itr ll 1 wa  ti and- dt  tilling <0  1 lf ID  tiu I  in  urt ll- uf  past V' et k Tut -day a .I near All  riday    a k.  ..ti    •    -    I  ha\  iii  with lit! I.  rument  Hoise  cr ion,  Cl UMI.  -', *1:0"  •w n   1  ie  pining away, ai i< MS to help hy and i ani nun Father look* th give their tim*  - if for ing one*..  I know that when you til n Christmas morning, the re righter to ail of you gj who are doing such noble suffering humanity, and I  md  la 1  III - ucress,  our qu to md u i-h e- at ■! a  Y<tun* f.  that all may g.  rn the sale of ti' ■•ii all a merry happy New A t ar  w a se  day ’ od tor work  w: sh ;  lh  I a i •  Ut t  I OII  MASONS I Id CT OI f ICI.RS  LUU  fib .  'hr:  iront 1 mr IL  Hridgt  and I’  Road  !. IO  I >a .Ai o  Hat  -t a -   des  an  J. T  Tar  Print  MIO UU  IOO.OO  I .lim) ii  CHILD BURNED TO DEATH Hr BURIED  I u ne nil en ice* for AgatJia Free, L". w .‘it, .I . •:    ii tile A Ten hospital  Sunday from burn- sn-tamed at her  ! it i . rn.1 x    Arui    .-■■uiiic!  er at Alt. Beulah Baptist church, neat AV intl Lr, Monday afternoon at three ..'cloes by Rev. Air.    Carter.  Interment via- in the ehurch cemetery.  Al - Fre<\ ti.tlighter and Mr. and Alt AA iU B. Free, of Bath, wa*  ‘.Hiding in front of a hearth fire in their re idenro two weeks ago when her tire** caught fire. She wa. i ii I.ie*.'Iv burnet} before the  flan < • ut re t xtingui bed  In addition to her parent#, deceased    tor    and    two  CHRIS I MAS GIFT FOR COUNTY  Or A! nday the County Treasurer  re* eiv 1 <i checks for a total of $87., '*'! 77. Un road reimbursentent* $8 4,474 it was paid by the Highway department, and ga# tax paul $3,-427 Id, With this payment from the ‘hw    •    i- • men! about: halt -tjj,  ' ht $550,MMU bon<i issue to l ave Ai-ke. A ugu ta road has bein pa I. We art? making pr< gress.  ' AIKEN'S RESERVE  47.50  •lief of  1'  lues,  shot 1   gr<  pair  Afetlitine  Cilice expense salary of worker Hp Lev,' uf car, g;  and "d I; j air and lit ens* Price of car .MisceJlu' .'eau*  Total  !   foil 1  I LUO  122. *8 75.56 I Mi.37 ,800.00  155.00 5 1.26 536 OO 2QR.I7  OFFICERS MEET  HOLIDAY AT BANKS  M K  Thomas Hitchco distribution thr-• 1‘ Society 50  H. -  for  I i e  ranch  I'gular nice IC hoed ( f •  rir-*** H :  irtri t+riF; LV  n tifiice*  ;    Caf»t.    Coe  *    -    * a*  Re  if < top     he A k. ti r unday, January ! \            Kne, . •  fu, ‘ l *  Mrs -    Ctg. lf Mead, anoth-      rv* ' iff ■ !. gal holiday. the bank*    A ikt ..    Total $20,315    2 ’> i ei »inter to.-'iti    !•-:/. Im pxid f,t lh      I- ft-tn • vs-ti I’*- rinsed.        J OTT TC F Amin AT.    Knights of Pythias    r * he 11 - *-n ".ck      AA’rn. AI. I a ik f We tern Car ism *1 the By AV. u A1        S. AV. Wool * AV AK!).    ■ Iii ■ j !'iii      Farrrer* MHF    - Bh’:T    J (AI 1 ) *1' F ENE: t    Elects Officers ”  !          WORTHWHILE CHRISTMAS  PREsfeNT  $4,589.  di  TP.- . f p  Amount received    during year:    ow nu ii own rh-drh  Donation* for certain fami-     pia m. It i« maktru  k« and play    $427.19    ^  it wii j  SPn(1   •    (Jtraet# M    writo    supplied    Ke    needy    toiuuruaii Lagioa    Auaritary-    to-54.00    cvn-'uiviai^  a rri   families    daiW    16 1 *.    Tiu*    tmdude*    City of Aiken    71.25    current used durin  •hat which wa* given br M-» Sarah    —*- R    has    a    I    so    redo  Feet Mr*. Ce *gr IL Mead. Mr* f otoal    $849.45    Th* 1     dispatch*-  W W Coleman*) Dairy, and that    Re    fully    submitted.    the rate* are nor rn  •mid for out of the relief fund.    Elitabcth    A.    Wood«w>n,    R N., finally co«t ihe to  Five needy famillc* who had no    <    social    Service    Worker,    into (ontideraAton.  A an, \  the  IMPORTANT TO CAR OWNERS  nill r n* < i A vc ti ti*  tt!*I *-• to)  ■I ii  fir  Rich bt •rut rill'  d A  CHUC to I  sln.as lie  ti <ie -ii -tv for lh*  the tot* 1 — - lion ol c ii.vrl in lite ex* r< 1  M jnday  of *h«  following  I: I: p  C aru  ft, vi<  AT. r~:: . ;v :    of    ■■■    ti-. C, W  I I S'. ' • • . master of exchequer I '    M Cart r. keener .f >•    J  ad    -.al-; II A Hill, master    ol  n ce;  !  f Weatherford. ma*te • Arm F ank Thorpe inner guard .* d ii A  1  lark, outer sru&rd.  TURKEY DINNER  IDR PRISONERS  Sheriff Howard ba* added roast turkey, dressing and gravy to the bill of far* for  • - rn sr* at Hr* r amity for  • r tmas Dinner. Tho Snsrifl id the prisoners are entitled  to something extra for Christmas. bot the Sheriff has to pay the bdl   

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