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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - April 4, 1934, Aiken, South Carolina                                N ami No Paper Published in thia Locality Equals the Journal and v t Circulation in Aiken County VOt AIKEN S WEDNESDAY APRIL t Copy BYRNES ASSUIES ANNOUNCED ON Ernest L Allen Secretary of the Aiken Chamber of Commerce was notified Monday evening Senator James F Bryoes tiiat at a confer ence held OBJ Monday with the Di rector of other of ficiaJahe wai that the mittee in emarge Federal Public will on today ap proTt an far tat Ai ken Federal Goart HOOM ia sun of Waimt is that this amoairt will be rafflckost to build a moat attractiTe Federal building in Aiken the committee indicated that in view of the increas ed cost pf materals and labor that they would approve an additional amount for the Aiken building if the same appeared to be necessary j This news from JRashington will be very gratifying to the people of Ai ken and the Chamber of Commence and its areto be congratulated in finally securing the Aiken Federal Court Building The building of course will be lo cated on the lot purchased by the government adjoining the Aiken Presyterian Church and formerly known as the Wyman property The lot was paid forhy the government over a and architects em ployed to prepare plans for the building However shortiy after Mr Roosevelt was inaugurated he deemed it wise to switch the funds appropriated by the Congress for to the Ce in order to immediately fur nish employment to a great mass of young men thcnl unemployed In January was appro priated by the Congress to carry on CWA work and to build a number of federal building throughout the United States A committee was appointed in Washington to take up all of the federal building projects and those that won most worthwhile Since theappoint ment uf this committee Senator Byrnes has repeatedly urged the commilteflo the Aikeii pro ject calling to their attention the fact that the Rite had been purchased and architects employed and other expenseincurred by the government The Senator also stressed the very great need for thu Aiken Koderal Court House Court Building has been an objective of the Chamber of Co7nmcrce for the past five years The need was first brought to the attention of the Board of Directors by Mr Ernest L Allen Secretary about 11326 through the cooperation of Congressman Hare then the Rep resentative of theSecond IMftrict tho court building was recommendr cd by the Judicial Department later and in litHO when it was planned by the Ktderal government to con struct a number of federal buildinirs the Troasury Department ilioifi for the Aiken buildnu Thi allotment was made however after a committee from Aiken togctiur with Congressman Hare had con ferred with the various members of the Inter Departmental Building Committee in Washington It is be lieved by those who are familiar with the project that had this com mittee not gone to Washington aivi actively pushed the matter at that time iha Ihe Court house would never nave been approved Thv commitee which appeared in Excite Great interest Eight elections for school trua in of the county fcaUTwp Tuesday March 27th Some of the hotly COD mad in one district in which three were to be elected rwaltcd for the third trustee and new election will be ordered This election waa at dutrict No 42 There were seven candidates for The were Lenward H Young E G Aid lidfe 26 Clemon Lemons 24 3 Corbett 24 T E 17 E L Smith 17 H H Rocen 16 Len Tonne E G wen declared nominated and a sec ond election will be called between Lemons and Corbett There was a food race at Salley Dist No 47 W 98 H A Sawyer 67 and H B Salley 45 Two trustees were to be elected and Mr Adams received nomination for three year term and H A Sawyer received nomination for two year term Mr Adams is with the Coca Cola Company Mr Sawyer is asso ciated in business with his father H M Sawyer and Mr Salley is a member of the firm of H B and Olin J Salley At Wagener Dist No 47 there was no contest The candidates were Messrs A L Garvin and 0 L Baughman for two vacancies Each received 34 votes They will decide among themselves who will be trus tee for three yean and one year candidates rrat Redds Dists IO4B An drew Moseley received the tion wltk 61 votes J P Wrightjre ccivcd g votes At Belvedere Dist 48 J S Sal ley was only candidate and received 14 votes Onjy two candidates offered at Onk Grove Dist No 40 J F Clark and Isaac Sheppard Each re ceived 13 Thoy will decide who will take trusteeship for three and years In LangleyBalh district No 29 Sjiilor Beard wns nominated over H A by n vote of to 70 and Biith voted in this elec tion At Bath Moody received 2 votes mid Heard 7 at Larigley Moody received 7J and Beard 138 At Monetta Diet No 34 the re ulwn McCane Sawynr 72 and K B fato 48 v I Thomas Hitchcock i Dies In Aiken Sunday Came to Aiken in Early Life and Recognized M One of the of the Winter Colony Mrs Tfeotnas Hitchcock of Aiken and Westbory K L mother of my international polo star and herself a widely known sportswoman died at her home nan on at of in juries suffered when a hone fell wtth her last December Mrs Hitchcock had been bedrid den since her accident on December 26 Two vertibrae were broken In the fall and paralysis of herright side developed She was years old Her husband and their four ten Tommy Hitchcock Francis Hitchcock Mrs J Averill Clark and Mrs Julian Pcabody were at her bedside when death came Mrs Hitchcock was M F H of the Aiken drag hounds and it was during a drag hunt that she suffered her accident her horse falling ata jump Born in France Born in Cannes France Mrs Hitchcock was LouiseEustis daugh ter of George Eustis and Louise Corcoran Eustis of Washington and New Orleans her parents dying when she was a young girl Mrs Hitchcock was the grand daughter of the late William W Corcoran widely known philanthro pist and founded of the famed Cor coran art gallery in Washington B Eustis ambassador to France un der President Grover Cleveland The dashing Louise Eustis mar ried HuT sportsman in 1801 Her first visit to Aiken where at the time of her death she was the I dean of the winter colony here was j as a little girl of five years old when sho came wiih the aunt by whoe i gmve she will sleep cfornally Since Coming Attractions At State Theatre tW Tkc GOLF TOURNAMENT AT HOTEL COURSE ELEVEN PLAYEftS QUAUFY team at L and she herself oiyaniMd the team known as Old Aiken Other of her polo in cluded Devereux Milburn Louis Stoddard J Watson Webb F Skiddy von Stade James P Mills James C Rathborne Stewart Igle hart E T Gerry and Michael G Phippa all of whom have made polo history here and in England and in the Argentine i I they were very young and taught them horsemenahip Fearless her self lie taught them fearlessness and when they were injured had them back on horses as soon as they were able again to sit in the saddle Pack of Often she rode with them in pracj tice and often they had a difficult time matching her stride The fall she suffered in December was the fifth bad one for her in three j years Her love for horses how j ever was so great that she remainj undaunted She wns riding as master of the hunt at the time of her last injury and was lending the field over a drag course which she herself had laid out In the horse rings of the coun trys leading shows Mrs Hitchcock was a leader Her favorite mount Cavalier took ninny blue ribbons Her pack of beagles nlso i tnllt trP years Mrs Hitchcock j has been prominently identified with j Aikon and its social life i Mmter of been looked upon as the leader of I With her husband she has Innir the winter colony here Up until i the time of the December arcidnt Manager Bert Ram of State Theatre has announced a partial list of bookings for the month April and from a glance at the same it would seem to indicate that the month of April will be banner the The finest of productions have beeit se lected Wed April in Won April Sat April with April wTtlTGeo Baft Sally Rand and Carok Lombard WeT April of a Kind the comedy hit April Hap pened One NJght with Clark Gable and Claudettc Colbert Sat April Huston in Keop Em Also final episode of Tarxan theFearless April Christina with Greta Garbo April Dix in Day of April Cantor in Iloman Saturday April Ar len in Come on First episode of Gordon of Ghost with Buck Jones April and the Fiddle with Ramon Nava ro and Jcnnctte MacDonald Wed April Stan WUM Second The qualifying round for the Inglis cop at the Highland Park Golf course was started on March 28th Dr Moloney led the field with a net score of 69 Fol lowing are the score of the quali fiers W W Moloney F C Tag 0 B Hutaon WtttrTerwilliger Robt Perry E A McCreary Or G A Milnaf Joe Bitting Lex Davis 94 78 76 R3 88 86 Eric Jensen 11 99 24 70 7 71 4 72 30 73 10 30 12 9 7S 74 76 77 The pairing for the first match is as follows vs Tarver Freyer vs Jones Tag vs McCreary Perry vs Bitting vs Nowell Wallen burg vs bye Davis vs Milner Jen sen vs The matches being and the results will be announced in our next issue The Rinfer Tournament The Ringer tournament which be ganon Jan 16th ended on March 25th Wm Torwilliger wns the vic tor with low score of 55 for the 18 holes His score by holes Out 341 3 4 3 4 3 In 32342333 j Other ocoros were 0 B Hutson Lofl 05 60 ishe wan very netive in an Mrs Hitchcock and her husband went to England on their wedding trip and there she created thing of a sensation by riding straddle fashion At that time it WILS to ride side Be fore the turn of the confury Mr and Mrs Hitchcock came to Aiken for a winter that they might shoot Aikin then wns n very village but the Hitehcoek1 liked it and Winter here invitid iheir The rertilt wsithn nn hirjit to a Winter social roionv of dis April 2G27 Geo White April Mix in Hustlers Kound Op plus second chapter of Gordon of Ghost April 30rMay Frederic March in Doatn Takes A Also attractions to dated in shortly nrc Stand Tip And House of Moulin Good Last Round Bitting 01 Dr Moloney 61 T Tarvcr 63 Dr Sanders 71 A W j Oakley 74 Dr Milner 73 0 B the second prize Benefit Dance for Charity Patient WINS HITCHCOCK CUP GeonzeTWrenn nf New York won the Hitchcock cup in the last of series of spring golf tournaments here defeating lames Knott also of New York 2 and 1 in the finals WHITES DEFEAT REDS AT POLO A lare crowd witnessed the match polo game played Saturday afternoon on the Whitney field TheWhite team was the winner in a cloe gasnr the score being S to 7 The lineup was as follow Whites Flostwick F V Hurton S H Knx Balding Howe Howard Miiburn Wm i most of sports here took plaro I in the Hitchcock wooiis a tract of i more than acres of virgin i pine forest bordering the city I Mr Hitchcock had been mapier of the hounds since and war famed amon her s Kor her courage and her hardriding j Shewa instrumental in the devlnp ment of many outstanding polo plny j who received valuable under her tutelage on the j inclmjing her two I and Irank Aiken citizens Ivi1 great She a d in founditu here the preparatiry founding srhoul fur and charitable work indiirent eases and n of tho winti f a r young gate the nun w a y vari th mrton wns f Mayc H i F the Tarran th n f L Ailen vc Tnlei o ii Mr Allen Lalaye W Ry an Act of the IxgisJattirc time for the paying of taxos has jj bMn extended to May 1st with a n per cent penalty After that date tax executions will be issued and de liTiiuents will pay 7 per cent pen P1 ani collection v 1 IM in of the Sherilf provei by the Archi wjth fuel and iiii to heir Sin1 sponsored benef kinds intering she undertonk with Ir Av hcick found rv Mi Paiili Often Thrown From Hormn Durinir the long yearn that fol Mr Hitchcock wa often re ported as having been thrown from her horse collarbone was broken in n fall in Many minor fall followed in the ucceed ing years until in sin wav I again sent thehospital this tim iwilh a broken ankle than a year later was thrown again i nnd brok1 an irm i IltV final accidini in nicitnher I caused a partial Her horse had fallen a liurdle in a drag hunt yir M 11 paignd in lnr eounv n centjtivi Hacun Re publican A aip for tion Sie article Mi S Sabin for I T ic party on tion h amend M Hi1 ontindid 1 h I A benefit dunce will given nil Friday night at the American irion Hut at Langley This danee ii being put on in order t money for an operation on a relief patient who suistained injuries it a motorcycle wrtck last The Hut will be donated by tiie Amrrican Legion and music will given by a seven piece string or chestra composed of unitnployed men A charge nf 75c will be made for and ladies will be admitted free Some money already cured for his nriib mure ded Uonatiiitis are and deirinu to contribute nd iiir to Mrs I K Tiioiij is aeing atna for e LIMESTONE CHOIR SINGS SUNDAY NIGHT The Choir wliiifi ha hijiit tij an nviabi rip in ininr d of the nt II Tennu Tourney In Creek For perhnps the time in the history of Horse Creek valley a ttn lournainent is to be Ktaged The touriiiUiient opened Saturday morn ing Included in the tournament will he mens singles menK doubles ladies singles Imys and girln idnglOn and doubles and will run through April 10 Tin lournnnifnt has created n wine interest among tsnnis players throughout the valley and the entry is usually largos Prixes will be given to the win ners in the singles and the doubles contest but there will be rw for the runnerups The matches are all to be plnyid mi LanglrylJath liisrh school and are in charge of Irof A T Rutland and J Mar tin Hi v i d Fdiitii P i i r and i r 1 M A o r S C Federation Of Music Meets Hie Federation of Mu hild tli contist in lumliia Saturday tir 21th ipriMTitid two violin Ma TI and tli Toy d by II won second place in Atti1 the contestants had hd Toy Orchestra to play in the main au o the delight of the Tio Statf will be held in in and firt arid place in cnn rvpn will d 1 r a Mi i c r i D M E M r r R T R t T r r s   

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