Wednesday, March 7, 1934

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Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - March 7, 1934, Aiken, South Carolina ► w She wts t>a ova PART / No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review’s ire illation in Ai ken ( »i, it Spend Your Motey Only Wher« Thi* Emblem U DU-played. VOL 64- NO. IO AIKEN. S. C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7. 1934 $2.00 a Year—5c a Copy Annual Horse Show March 26th and 27th Two Darkies Shot In Beech bland The .1934 Aiken Hor 1 *** Show will taikt* place on Monday and Tuesday, March 26th and 27th, at the Hitch-cock Hors* Show grounds. The proceeds will be donated to the Aiken Hospital for up keep and equipment. The following i* the event* that will take place during the show: Monday—Post Entries Clasa I—Jumping. Open to Al!. Performance only to count. (3:80 P. M.) Prize precented by Mrs. Seymour Knox. Tuesday—Poet Entries Class 2—Lead Rein Ponies. (10:80 A. M.) Cups presented by Mrs. P. S. von Stade. CUss 3—Children’s Ponies under 13 hands. (10:30 A. M.)    (Small Division). Cups presented by Mrs. Devereux Milburn. Class 4—Children’s Ponies under 13 hands.    (10:80 A. M.)    (Small Division). Cups presented by Mrs. Thomas Hastings. Class 6—Children’s Ponies, 13 hands and over.    (:00 A. M.) Cups presented by Mrs. Wm. Ziegler, Jr. Class 6—Children’s Ponies Jumping. (11:30 A. M.) Cups presented by Mrs. R. V. McKim. Class 7—Children’s Hired Ponies. (11:30 A. M.) Cups presented by Mrs. W. R. Grace. Class 8—Thoroughbreds. 2 and 3 years old. To be shown in hand.’ (12:00 M.) A. Bi st Hunter Type. B. Best Flat Race Type. C. Best Steeplechase Type. Recess for Luncheon Class 9—Thoroughbreds. 4 years old and upward. To be shown in hand. (2 P. M.) A. Best Hunter Type. B. Best Flat Race Type. C. Best Steeplechase Type. Class IO—Pair of Hunters. (2 P. M.) (Shown abreast over fences. Cornbin* -i ownership permitted.) Prizes presented by Mrs. F, Ambrose | (’lark. Class ll—Hunt Teams. (2:30 P M.) (Shown abrea>t over fences. Combined ownership permitted. Appointments to count.) (Prizes p re -sented by Mrs, Bayard Warren. Class 12—I relies' Hunters (& P M.) Prize presented by Mrs. G M Miller. Class IU—Jumping. Open to all. (3:30 P. M.) (Performance only to count. To be ridden by persons 16 years old and under. No one to ride more than two horses.) Cups presented by Mrs. Fitch Gilbert. Class 14-—Light Weight Hunters. (3:30 P. M.) Prize presented by Mrs. A.. F. Goodwin. (Mass 15—Middle and Heavy Weight Hunters. (3:30 P. M ) Prize presented by Mrs. George Kent. Class 16—Championship for Best Hunter in Show. (4 P. M.) Prize presented by Mrs F, Wallis strong. All winners of first and ribbons in Classes IO, ll, and 15 must compete in < la-their prizes and ribbons will be forfeited. exhibitors sire requested to have their entries on grounds according to the schedules. Schooling—Thursday, March 22. Friday. March 23. (After 3 P. M. reserved for children.) Weather permitting. Admission: Autos $5, Ruigie- $.2, Equestrians $1. . A limited number of parking spaces ($10.00) may be obtained, and contributions to the above worthy cause may be sent to F, S. von Shade, Treasurer, telephone IGI, or George A. Durban, telephone IO or 311. REV. HENRY D. PHILLIPS, D.D. IO PREACH AT ST. THADDEUS* Services in St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church next Sunday as follows: Holy Communion at 8    *• m ** Church School at IO a. rn.. Morning Service and Sermon at ll a. rn. The sermon will be by the Rev. Henry D. Phillips, D. D., Rector of Trinity Church, Columbia, S. C. Dr. Phillips brings a message which should be heard by all the members of the Church, we hope that all will avail themselves of the privilege of being in Church next Sunday. Dr. Phillips delivered the same message to his own Congregation a few weeks ago, and it made such an impression and aroused such interest that Trinity Congrega tion has made it possible for their Rector to go to other Congregations on a Sunday that they might also share in the message. LIEUT. ROBERT L* SCOTT PILOTING AIR MAIL PLANE Raymond Rob)anon Killed, awd Robinson Shot in the Side. AIKEN RACES . A RIC EVENT SATURDAY. MARCH 17th Nollie Robinson Given Important Assignment Appointed Assistant to J, A. Clifton, in Charge of Alcoholic Bever*!* Unit. Friends of Lieut. Robert L. Scott, Jr., Army Air Corps, will be interested to know' that he has recently been assigned for service piloting an air mail plane between New York and Chicago, with headquarters at The Westlake. Cleveland, Ohio. He has recently been on duty at Mitehel Field, Hempstead, L. I. He was graduated at West Point in 1932: at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas, 1933. He is the grandson of Mrs. L. J. Burckhalter, Sr., and a nephew of Mr. J. H. Burckhalter, and Mrs. M. T. Holley. Aiken. His parents reside in Macon, Ga. John Chandler and Joe Jackson, both colored, were lodged in jail un Saturday night charged with murder and assault and battery with in tent to kill, as a result of a shooting scrape that occurred at John Smith’s house on Mr. Edward Mc-Elmurray's plantation, in Beech Bland, on Saturday afternoon, about 6 o'clock. Chandler admits shooting and killing Raymond Robinson. He says that a good size crowd had gathered at Smith’s house to celebrate thu afternoon, being a half holiday. They had plenty of liquor and that Robinson was drank and shot at him twice. Then he secured a gun and shot Robinson through the body The wounded man died in a few minutes. Jackson, the other man in jail, Is charged with shooting Ziekel Robinson, who was shot in the side, in the fight. Jackson denied that he shot any one, and that he did not have a gun. Ziekel Robinson wit probably recover. Coroner Tarver held ho inquest Sunday afternoon and the jury ordered the arrest of Chandler and Jackson. "Trouble Maker" to Enter Steeplechase Race Other Well-known Hor*#*. Work to Start on Federal Building Soon Mrs. Tho*. Hitchcock In Serious Condition Senator Byrnes, of South Carolina, said after conferring with justice department and public works officials last Wednesday, he ex pee ted "definite infbrmation” at an early date concerning the proposed erection of new federal buildings in Anderson Greenwood, ( ilumbia, Aiken and Greenville. Byrnes said the reports given him I were “most encouraging’’ but that no definite statement could be made at this time. Members of the race committee of The Aiken Teeing Association, * well aa others interested in the Ste- ie imae. are looking forward to f «we a gala crowd present on St. Patrick’s Day. March 17th,- to witness I the first meeting of The Aiken Racing Association, on the estate ot Thomas Hitchcock. The spirit of I horse racing is still deeply Instilled in the hearts of the southerners, especially the South Carolinians where racing first had its birth in Charleston, back in pro-Revolutionary days. This coming meet, the first of the season under the sanction of the Hunts Committee of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association, it bound to draw a gallery of not less than 10,000 people. Tho prominence of Aiken as a winter and sporting resort has no equal in the southland, ami many famous followers of the turf and steeplechase from New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Maryland and Virginia will be present for that occasion. Long Island in particular will be represented, as such families as the Hitch-I cocks, von Stade*, Milburn-!, Potters, McKinneys, Regans, Durant*, Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Clark and others will all be represented on the day when St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland and the timber-top-pers to Aiken. The feature of the trio of events will be The Aiken Cup Steeplechase, for four-year-olds and upwards, over a timber course of 'wo and a half ! miler. The puric will be $500 of which $100 goes to the second horse Nollie Robinson, former sheriff of this county, has been appointed as assistant agent in charge of the alcoholic beverage unit for the district comprising North and South < aeolina, Mr. Robinson for years has been an agent for the department doing field service, and this appointment I is in recognition of his excellent 1 work and is a promotion. He will have his headquarters in Charlotte, i N. (’., where J. A. Clifton is stationed as head of this district. His appointment was announced by Senator Byrnes on March 1st. Mr. Robinson will continue to make his home in Aiken. TRACTS OF LAND SOLD AT AUCTION ON SALESDAY, MONDAY Cate* Before Mailer E. J, t reft and Probate Judge G. R. Webb. Golf Tournament Now Under Way and $25 to the third. This race It is reported that Mrs. Thomas Hitchcock continues very ill at her reddened, as a result of her fall during a recent drag hunt, and that members of her family have been called to her bedside. ASSOCIATION INCREASTS MEMBERSHIP THE LEGION AUXILIARY TO MEET Arm- second 2, 14, 16 or The Auxiliary to the Aiken Post, Nu. 26, will hold its March meeting Thursday the 8th., at four o’clock at the home of Mrs. Sophy A hhurst. The other hostesses will be Mrs. H< nry Rushee, Mrs. H. A. Hill and Mr*. VV. M. Smook. COTTAGES LEASED Mr. Fritz Schulhofer has leased his cottage, "Maryland," on South-boundary to Mrs. R. S. Lindley, of Montclair, N. J . who is occupying it for the n;. .ith of March. Mr. Richard V, (iambrill, of Peapack, N. J., ha- leased from Mrs. David Inglis her cottage, "Bonnie Brae," on Newberry street, and will occupy it for the month of March, He is »xpeeled to arrive in Aiken today. A big increase in the membership of the Aiken County Forest protective Association was announced bere by H. Y. Forsythe, Secretary. Since the establishment of the. Civilian Conservation Corp* Camp in the County the Association Membership has increased from ten rn* tubers with a total acreage under protection of 28,000 acres to fortjr-s» yen members with an acreage of 60,514 acres. Mr. Forsythe said he expected the membership total to even exceed this total. “Membership in the Association,’’ Mr. Forsythe explained, “is voluntary, and all property owners in Aiken County can list their land- with the Forest Protective Association, and obtain intensive protection from ft re t fires." All lands submitted for membership are accepted upon approval by the association officers and directors and dues totaling two C( nt un acre for 1923-33 and 1933-34 are payable in advance. REGISTERED FOR FLOWER SHOW JUDGES should in every way be a great attraction to ovary lover of horses in so much that practically every atar I performer in horse flesh will be entered. First of all comes that not able kind of American Steeplechasers, Trouble Maker, winner of the Maryland Gold Cup, Meadow Brook Cup, Carolina ( up and numerous other races, not, of course mention-ring his fine performance in the |Grand National, al Amir**. Eng land. la-t March. Mi- Somerville’s entry I- indeed a teal drawing card, and today stands out in the steeplechase world like “Babe Ruth doe* I in ba-eball. or a Tilden in tennis. Following Trouble Maker perhaps comes Fugitive, owned by Mrs. Thomas VV Durant. Fugitive has ul ways been a might home, a horse | worth mo mg in action and a popular ! fencer with the gall. i v Among hi 'bomble victories ha\e been the Mea jdow Brook Cup, the Virginia G<dd Cup and th.. Boxball F irm Challenge Cup, precented y that fanmu sportsman, Boxball P. Keene, who, by th* way wa- Amel lea fir-t rated lh goal polo player, and the Dx Ridg* Plate I' 1‘gttive, in fir-t cia bai** ! should make the ti orig* t kind cl bid fo. the Aiken Cup. and if sue About twenty players entered the Highland Park Golf Club Championship which started on March 4th when the qualifying round was played, and the following players qualified and their score: Win. Terwilliger 73, (). B. Hutson 79, Lex Davis HU, Joe Bitting 83, W. 0. Jones 83, E. A. McCleary 86, I)avid Meharg 87 and Dr. William Moloney 87. Considering the fart that it rained during this contest the players made good scores. The match play, will be as follows; Bitting vs Meharg; Moloney v-o Jones, Terwilliger vs. Met nary; and Hutson vs. Davis. Two of these matches have already been phycd with the following results: Bitting defeated Meharg "-I I Hutson defeated Davis 3-2 Hie other matches will be played this week. The final.- will be played on Sun day. Man ii I I th. 6 '■ ole . On Sunday, March lith, then-wili be a qualifying round of in holes for a match play handicap, 16 to qualify. Matches of 18 holes will he played during, tho week. In tins event there will be a trophy for the winner and runner-up. The following ti acta of land were sold by Master E, S. Croft on sales-day, Monday, March 5th: Danny Huckabee vs. Fred Hackable, 265 acres on Cedar Creek. Sold to W. C. Rawls for $1,500. A. P. Posey vs. C. IL Howard, et al., house and lot in Madison. Sold to plaintiff for $1,550.00. Lee Merriwether, executor of estate of Jerry' Middleton va. Willie and Alonzo Lyon, 20 acres near Bath. Sold to W. M. Smoak, attorney, for $350.00. Charles H. Harris vs. Mearl D. Kerby, lot in North Augusta. Sold to plaintiff for $1,800.00. T. G. Tarver, receiver of Bank of Western Carolina, vs. Durban Realty Co., three lot* in Aiken. Sold to Hendersons & Salley, attorneys, for $4,000. John Morgan, executor estate of Caroline Morgan, vs. Richmond Morgan, 50 acre* near Salley. Sold to Hendersons & Salley, attorneys for $676.00. Mrs. Mattie Cook administratrix of estate of John Allen Cook, 160 acres near Davis Bridge. Sold to Williams & Rushee, attorneys for $500.00, W. O. Corder vs. Mrs. Eula Quat-tlehaum, administratrix estate of Vt’ H. Quattlcbaum, 64 3-4 Heres near Monetta. Sold to plaintiff for $300.00. Probate Judge Webb sold one tract, as follows: J. T. Fulmer vs. Mrs. Wyrtis Sanders Goldman et ai., 98 1-2 a< re* of land near Shiloh church. Sold to (?. Frank Posey for $125,00, Caroli na M< <t I Mg, at foil..wing Saturday, Reynold’s Fish Wins Handsome Prize EVERY TEACHERS’ SALARY PAID The < ounty Board < f Kduca- tion ha- conducted the school t i na ne la I affairs with great sue cess. S< far every tcaoheiV sal ary and ■'alary for bus driv. rs, J for 'he school year I .'33* 'I, I a- i been paid in full to 'hla date, with the exception of enc month in *>ne d iatrict. Th if i a wunderfill record, »’ ■ sh" w * vv at can be done by care fat man ufr rn* r. f ......................................................—,............. ...... Mr. A VV. Reynolds ha- bet n awarded first prize in the large M outh black bass class, by the Field and Stream magazine, in catching the eleven pound fish in his pond. last July. This * h was exhibited aiound Aik-n and created a great J Among those who register'd for Uke Flower Show Judges’ court- - eld iso Columbia on ‘March I ai 2. ; ensured by the Garden (lob of South Carolina from Aiken w re: Mi B. C. McLean, Mrs !■’ H. Wilds, Mrs. C. B. Woolley, lr-'. I- -auk P. ll* mid on, VE K deB. Person-, Mms Marion Pellet, Miss Ll u;-e P. Ford and Mr.-, Ii ! I a bn. cessful, will no doubt be among the .starter at I Camden, the March 24th. Bro t- Over, the pi ale of lien Ia-u lie Bi h r' -table, * bdl r dden by that popular Marylander. I-rank A. dea. of M r. Reynold) and ret s after a gen i ' jsslt . $50.(HI. ai ti Mr Rey mdd- is receiving the congrats* niK caught th - fish with a r and ,landt d The pr WINS DOLAN CUP Vs i Ilia rn Butler Dunean, of New York, Won the ft cst (, f the spring golf tournaments at the Pain et to Club and the Dolan ( jp bv defeat in* Frank V Burton 1 intl 2 in the f rial it auth FIGHTS AT SIMS' ARI MA Wilbur Stoke*. < f I-ak* lai - la. md J ako I it-ni no, of Sa, at; w id la- ; rr > i '.'g. thor in th. go a* Sim-’ Arena on I ridavr - "it. where they ail! go for ten - rn Ute I rounds. The semi-final will he at 8 found match between Jimmie SS ade, f Orlando. Fla and J ac kit* -iou th* , ria- d of Ai th don (ither '    ’ ie i ca rd are ' Batt ling’ I rn et p t v ’Kid' Hatcher, and ‘kid’ < I t an vt Boozer' Gallihair Tho fights will start promptly af 12 philol k and will be op en. d with J a battle royal bet-a cen nix Negi tm Bon ie! wit Ii t two leg-Gold < Uj VV)--amel ( apt-m d Hi wa Mon i ! 932 ; d t nom Moi. .I r J ai i- gallery. I* It a great favorite Br<> e * *ver has th<- fantom Maryland been a WI ill * r at I he a . WI .1 a Hunt Cup VO ll! tin* I ii SI, I orig md to la rn chase bort. J urn pc t h e * onn. I x g mum * * o * 'n ie* ai man lait,■.« I **e x Em* E Job r v ti id du ii -I • r, i ur- ! G»l- Monetta Girls’ Team Win Class C. Title Tho Monetta High school^ Girls’ Bask, (ball team raptured th< cia v C basketball title at the State Tournament. held in Orangeburg, March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. I he Monetta girls won all three gam, - played by a decisive more. The Monetta team i- t (unposed of Mis , Smith. Km-eee. Abney, I Gregory, 1 uimIm**-, .lorn , howler, ll -,.. Granby, Km-eee and burgle The opponent-' w-ere fir *, Jenkins-v He, whom they beat 7K to 33. Next ( hey defeat! d Holly . pi ngs 66 to a od the last game wa again Dunbarton with a 6*9 to 30 vie! my. Mi . Norma Srmth, playing for- wul ,j fat SI,, nett a wax ria ed as • be out ta nd ii g play »r see n on the cod! t (iui ng ’ he ’ mrnaim-n' f he vias ably a -hied in maintaining the reputation of "ie players a- a powerful coring team by Mi"' I. ! i -cee. -j bis if. ' he ■ cond eon e< Ut iv e ye >' that th. e girls base won thi* t la * title. ’Ii.,, . ga N ar rn . cr t bed by V ] ■■ \ Ispya* Moor* 4 M iss I immerman Receives School Honor VALLEY SCHOOL TEACHERS TO ATTEND STATE MEETING I*angley-Bath high .school, langley grammar school. Bath grammar schools, and the ( b arwater public schools will have a recess from today until the following Monday for the purpose of allowing the tacuity member* to attend the State I eiu tiers Ah- octal ion meeting in < alum bim. March 8, 9 ami IO. Prof. Byrd I of the t learwater School and Prof. Rutland of the Langley Bath school are member of the executive committee-. 7 Per Cent. Penalty Imposed After Mch. 15 I ’aunty I-'a user Williamson has receives I notie* from the < omptroller Genera! 'Ha* Hi* - penalty of * per rent. will not be imposed *>n delin-<1 u* ut taxprty* ’ intil Man ii I 5th. () (1 (bis date Cm* book will be closed and a penalty 1 -f • r' r ,, fl! VVii! be rap ( d I ',, re are -.-vt tai bills Im fore the Leg; Mat ore to extend the tune, hut ha vc rn ■’ f-a « d. I In- • x- ntlun of time has bet n approved by ; he (>(»V( ! nor. Song Service at St. Thaddeus’ Public Invited to Join in Singing Old Familiar Hymn* A Song Service will be beld at St. Tbaddeu ' Hp sen pal < hurch • n Sun I duy evening. March 18th, at 8:09 ', VI ( a k. *1 i <* cor gi ('gat ion w ill. join J in ringing the old familiar hymns, I \ * pee ai att • act ion . Mr. \ rt i raw ford, * > f N"W A ork will r- mb ;nttm ' n an, * t A an ,f Gran •- vdh ll gh f "ii .< n '(if I bl f, -. t    !*    r at Amici on \ n ,j, rson. it    ha    I*, .-ii h arn rn    ny, I    wa    ated. .. * f, * \ *,    * »     1    .iL" a    a I ,f. ad    VV. >k be termed tu U nt ’im nm rn ut    ■ r    r«d!e     1 in the ,,;    , I» ;. , *'    . < •    ■ ‘    A rn Ut "g»i, iad ha made an excel ted in her    work In    -t claaa aiA    eighth n    acholaa CV Cl a1 t eleet mil' Oil * he p p«* -and Mrs. George Thorp*. J - I •;iig “Tell me the Old, O " ; ' A free will offering will I -     1 ] cd. I''ie public is eordiallv ' • *6 to attend. Eligible List for Postmaster at Salley ! The I hgiblt !>-’ f -'    ‘‘W postoffice ha been ann unm-d fn I VA aah nirton, a     1    ' June-. At'- l    l    J-    ■ Ullin J Salley ng•’ • -»n **6     ! u r) *