Aiken Standard, February 8, 1924

Aiken Standard

February 08, 1924

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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - February 8, 1924, Aiken, South Carolina r 75 2301 UNUA3Y IMt was adopted without n vote of 18 to on motion o eolm 3r of tomoan at after The main fight was led on two pro executors turawi it one to continue the abecJal and effect andT to irBtevJIuagfijtrl and Greenwood in tKe lower boose suc TiiomptGn to vision for the representative from A to join the house has not Chflrlcstpn aJ t It vWrCTlgWSr to B the sBScmbiy Js calledto convene at noonon the the new man WiUiwrnsburg will not be able to Qualify on the first will be called to lect two of the supreme to nucceed Eraser and Justice taMMr woold fcm Dominick Seeks Third District bill for the creation of an additional federal judicial district in South Carolinawill be introSnced in the house this week by Representative This be caiW the ELLIOTT GANTT RELEASED ON BON Elliot of found term of General Sessions was released on a bail last pending his appeal to the State Su preme Elliott well and popular with Meeting of Aiken Red Cross Aiktm epolso apposition the provision for poll on this Miss Wofford superintendent of Education for Luur ens endorsed this phase of the report andBald that leading wo mens organizations Imd endorsed it and to snaro in these of offered a substitute motion to noss the report on to the legislature without an en i i in 4 h i American Red will bo in the chapter room in the Bank Carolina building 1 Aiken on Tuesday January ktorsemcnttjithe program by the con I n A MMtn 11 at 4 parlor of the oclock fcrcncft Circle ot i s RILU8 This the week xf church meeting I grout Henry Johnson of Purely of Judgq M L yJUripnV j Carter of Cohen of Padgett Walter of i McColl of Bennetts villo and Governor Mc circuit will come up rior unless some pf them elevated to the bench really be only one vacancy ninth circuit occaaionpd by the deatn of Judge Withers Meimmng only one name has been for that ill of to be filled include Inauranco commissioner to succeed of the fetatc railroad succeed Sam of member of the board of of the Citadeloto Or of three board of trustees of college to succeeii pT M Mauldin oi Columbia and of two members of the board trustees of the State Negro college vVter succeed Sawyer of and of one mem board trustees of HOWe school to succeed two members the board of trustees of the Uni oi South Carolina to succeed of Hartsville andJames Sulliyanof two members board of trustees of Winthrbp College to succeed Breazoale Anderwn and Harris of Biahopville and one member of the Ixwttd erf regents of tho State hospital cjiij Bticeeed Sirrihe of COURT OP GENERAL SESSIONS The General Sessions for Aikejit will convene here next Monday irith Judge John Wilson of Judge Wilson in Thomas and children and Wise wore holiday guests in of and pominicic today that to Hewould announce the names have go into tBe new and they would be amount of business Judge Ernest fully indorsed his bill and would appear before the hduae judiciary committee when it comes up a recajlcd that recently Congressman Gasque introduced a also providing for three districts in the GROWERS COOPERATIVE ASSN OFFERS The Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association is offering a prize of in gold to the public in Edgefield and ounties for the best essay on The con test will close the 2nd Friday in February and where practicablemust exercises of the The essays to be sent the following day to County Superintendent of Education df Edgcfield tho chairnlan of Any of pupila in this county desiring to compete for this prize can secure nil necessary information from Cecil Ailfen County Superintendent of DISTRICT TO The District meeting of the Junion Order United American Me meets at ifiranitevillo Satur day January Frank fester of Granitevillo is tho district deputy and will Wil liamson of Aiken is district The district comprises Aiken and Edgafield TAX MONEY BEING PAID The largest amount ever collected for Aikcn County taxes in one day is reported by Treas on December the cotton mills making their payments that Previous to the last day was ranking n total of About 00 per cent of tho entire tax has becn Rebecca Wolf is visiting re latives in Washington and New kicked him infc the Waienerguard OfficerKriotW from hjs wounds shortly after being shot by GROWING IN NUMBER AND GRACE S0n The new Methodfst church at War rehville is nearing This building program was made necessary because of the large overflowcrowd attending service The progress being made by thisparticular church is During the past month fifty new member have been Last Sunday Ferguson accepted twenty new members into full con among whom was a class of young men who presented thorn selves at tho altar for Every service witnesses new members coming into fellowship with this It is freely predicted that this will be a record breaking year in Wnrrenville for AGRICULTURAL MOVIE INTERESTS COUNTY PEOPLE Last Lee County was speaker at tho Beech Island and put on the moving picture which is being shown so much showing the development of agriculture in South Wednesday of this week the same Was given at Aikcn Agricultural Club nnd will also bo given tomorrow at thu Silvcrton rei fciy rmeetingin i chapter room at on the IMPORTANT The Civic League will hold the regular monthly meeting this after noon in tho Rest Room of the West ern Carolina Bank Building nt 4 The women aro urged to at tend as there are very important matters to KIWANIANS Monday Herman president of the local en tertained the diectors of the organiza at dinner at the Aikcn Plans for tho Kiwanis January which 13 Ladies were Yesterday at the regu lar weekly head of the mechanical department of the telephone company talked on tele phone Installation of officers took place and the appointment of committees by the president were mr TO TEACH The Automobile Chamber of Commerce is offering Medals and cash prizes to Elementary School pupils for Best Essays on Highway There are 438 Medals and 438 The school teachers are being urged to teach safety and to courage the children competing for these well worth camj paign is approved by the United States Commissioner of For particulars write tho Highway j Education Willard Home in MUlbraok to be and Jack BoyJston will j begin at once the erection of n homoj on their place in tho Mlllbrook sec Thoy expect put up an eight room bungalow LOCAL TALENT Tho We Love Caro lina written sometime ago by James Edwin Aikens has been set to music by Stcadrmin of and Saturday evening was played on the piano and violin for the first time at the Aiken Both words and the martial air pleased the large GET BUSY It is time to bestir The Pennsylvania Railroad says that their trains arc so heavy coming out of New York that it is impos sible haul the Aikcn Pullman at the time that it has heretofore been bringing it into The Augusta Pullman however leaves at tho regular The Aiken Pullman is brought jrito Washing ton and parked for one hour and a half awaiting the schedule that brings it This makes it very inconvenient for the people to There ifi a great donlof The Chamber of Commerce and all other organiza tions of the town ns woll an indi viduals should bring pressure to bear through which this can be carried by avote of 18 Oh motion of August Kohn tho commit tee wns thanked for its work and than the conference Cokor of yicc chuirman of the chairman sat with the taking parTirTCHc After the report had been read AlvnrMr asked if tho confer ence was working under the rules of the Hounc of Representatives and if he he did not think a rudrmn of tho original conference was He did not raise tho of no ho nor did he wish to stop the procedure of the conference but he did not think it wise for n small rroup like this to repre sent the whole conference as original ly looker ruled that n quorum present and thtfjmcetinir Miller offered the motion to adopt the report and thin started the Lanoy opnosed tho revaluation lie thought it would not re lieve the burden on the property owners m tho Ho said ho favored the other parts of tho re Lumpkin offered his motion to tho init ton to by fitrik out section 11 of the report re to Hpcciul and He made liin it wag unjust unrighteous dud that it wusim posing a hardship on one or two classtH of Heath of Sumter also sppkc in opposition of the that he saw the day coming when business wns to carry a portion of the tax burden but that he favored a gen eral salestax in perference to the spocia taxes on naft Heath did not think the com mitUc of 17 had been given the pro per opportunity to study thia phase of the report before it was written into the Denial was made by Cromcr and Mills that there was any thing behind the injection of tbia clause in the report as suggested by Carroll Nance spoke of the tax problem and said he would always fight for the reduction of the burden against property wanted to know who was paying for the full page advertisements which he considered held up the legislature in a bad light as a bunch of Lumpkin replied that the merchants paying these Tho Wnys and Means Committee of tho House of of which Nance in chairman Would he the Citizens Coouera tivc Tax or any who had suggestions to offer to how to make up for tho deficieny if taxcH cut out arid that they should bo Nnnco snid ho opposed the re valuation bill introduced in the legislature last yoar uf tnnt he WAH framing a bill to be introduced at the coming session to provide for an equalization of Ho Inter stopping with her The the famous Pfymonth list church at and as fnrfl Roarden of on Christmas Eve shot and wounded young Granitcvllle oxpects to this Reardon him the Aikon jnil since awaiting tho outcome of is In the Uz Hospital in Miss Dorothy 4M New Years in Xi voted to kepp deratanding it anj equalization of Cromcrthoufsht that drinks were n luxury and thattHey thoir of The report of the and adopted Pol tax for New state income fox place iaccij after tedernl Constitutional amendments wi will remove roBtrictions from injj power of the uniformand of assessments in vflridus government tm to tho Hchoo tax and tho 1 boll Clasaiilcation of property 1 Exemption from taxation of hold goods of all tax payers amount of Reduction of the state tax j from 5 12 to 4 12 IRemoval of the miners Removal tho tax on theaterr Legislation for conservation natural Rocinrocity in ihhcritonce taxe A policyof 1 direct appropriations for penriai improvemenfs to state ihstitutioni Continuation of the taxes new valuation and classification is cai Knccial care on tlu pait if j Ictrialature in with a view to boardn of aatiesHorn irj those to ba nil of size and amrillcr than at V ;