Aiken Standard, January 2, 1925

Aiken Standard

January 02, 1925

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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - January 2, 1925, Aiken, South Carolina K$yi %«-afoot*. iltrtS ^ word - Something that *<jh$- 1 , WONOtR VT A L N-O-SE ? yp yon dont I KNOW A 06^N THING about THESE CfcOSS * wow ft POTTLE^ / wen My NIPHfrW DOES! HE S€ZS-A (SOOD 9Vf. . oc goy1. CH&Ctttft _ 90ARt> u 1925. AIKEN. SOUTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, JANUARY HG MOPMENIPLANHEO EM BELVEDERE SECTION Sorter* Capital 8aM Ta He Heady T» B«HW Tourist Hotel and Bun ca low Botony Hundred Killed 1 On State Roads A NEW FELD FOR THE STOVE-LEAGUERS Work on a big development project n the Belvedere section of Aiken county **n the tract of land purchase*! by Benjamin H. Martha}! and associate* of Chicago, i* scheduled to start in January, according to an announce me t made by The Augusta Chronicle. It will be recalled that The Chronicle One hundfod persons were*killed in-900 accidents on state highways of) South Carolina during the Iii month* period ending December I, according, to the first yearly report on accident* given out by C. H. Moorefield, state highway engineer in Columbia. During the same period of time almost 200 persons were seriously injured, and 275 received minor injuries. Almost 1,000 motor vehicle were dam aged, in addition to 43 horse drawn * vthkies; and 18 hordes or mules were It Will OC 1 rVBtiru    -j—+T-r.. arr ted the announcement some week* killed. Mr. Marshall and associate*; Overturning and colliding car* were] a a . ..I      I    .    I-     J__   I    -At.    ♦    rinatn    id    TM.    * had tmrchaaed 4,000 errs of land ^n-1 the principal sources of death, 34 fa Ad ne the North Augusta Land Com- j ulaties being due to automobiles that *    •    t L. -a - ll    a       I    — J OM en    /»U    fc Ad DV me liunn    ---- ------- - MU V md would have a tourist hotel | overturned and 21 to colliding cars ,___O    .A___________ U.1I...I    ...    .a    i».n    t    v    ul aril bungalow colony development rojctrr.r in the neighborhood of I’V ',00.000 to $3,000,000. Sixteen were killed in accidents at railway crossings and 18 pedestrians, were numbered amo»!tg the hundred ' 1T i.e^on builder of the Careless driving, driving while under; .fame* L. Jac ♦    ,    .v.„ nn„~ lim tor and ^needing original Hampton Terrace Hotel and the Augusta-Aiken trolley I ne and who has worked indefatigably in the inaerests of the big tourist devetop-men, received a letter last Saturday, ^ys The Chronic^, from Mr. Marshall in which the Chicago architect and financier said he would be bere on the 8th or 9th of January, and he advised Mr. Jackson to take certain preliminary steps with reference to some grading work on the arte of the new hotel, which will probably ^be called the Hampton Terrace, although it will not be located an the cit* af the orig?-Z Hump urn W, but miles further on the same ridge. It expected that the n*‘w hot*1’ w , the influence of liquor, and speeding were the principal caules of accidents. Fifty times as many accident* were caused by careless driving as were caused by skidding, according yto the report. The highway department inaugural-, Ad in November, 1923, the system of collecting statistics regarding accidents for the purpose of securing "reliable information aa to prolific causes of accidents and what can be done to provide against them." Not Every Road While Uh* toll im*, in some respects, showed an increase—month in and month out—and despite the heavy loss in life and property, by no means all is expected mat nu. «    i***- e r . .. will contain five hundred rooms and aCCidents on South Carolina roods be fireproof, will be ready for occupan-by January I, 1926. Th.-re will br thr«-e Kolf oo«ir»«, polo Held*, indoor fi.ur.mmmKrte., ami will bo on, of tho mmthV Kr<at«t hotel, and will brin* to Augusta thousands more p.-o- are recorded in the report, for the fig ures are for state highways alone, and do not include accidents on county j roads and many city streets. The fa- TMCjOIN T SINO THIS OM* TO T* PAPER ITS A x Pippin 1 Price 5 Cents H I. M. GARDNER RETIRES Hafter is years as cum For flan* Years (Aa*w4y Identified With ftueiacfis Ufo ad Aiken, far Fight Year* County Treasurer Pro Arte V ONLY SIXTEEN LYNCHINGS IN AM RKH'A IN A ken is looking forward with keen penuig of the talities may have exceeded on '‘tate t -tar to    ____-_____ -    , highways alone the hundred given;'ante pat • toward    th* ole each year who are unable now to for M Robert Thomas, engineer in Pro Arte S*«son get accommodations, sinjre the Bon #harge of records, point* out:    The    pro    Arte,    the    conception of Mrs. ll' I* Air-Vanderbilt, Partridge Inn and otn cr tourist hotels are filled to overflowing during the busy season and many other resorts because they cannot get accommodations here. i„.v • Mc Marshall I, th, de**",, of th,, Drake and Bewater batata m ChwaKO and . a millionaire    He    has    mad, **- exal trip, to Aurata. The plana f< Sixteen persons were lynched in 1924, the smallest number in any year si,ice record* have been kept, it was I announced V>v lV% department of if'*' J was shot rl research'r*f Tuskego* *lnHti Thursdav I Af Ut 18 years’ faithful and efficient service as cashier, J. A. M. Garde** has tendered his resignation to the di-! rector* of the Farmer* itkI Merchants ] Bank, effective Jtinufy I, U25- Mr Gardner is almost as much of | an institution as the bank itself, arni* hum!reds of people over Aiken county have come to admire him for his spirit j of courteous service that characterised his daily life. Hi* services as ^ashier | have inspired confidence in the security of the bank, and have been an as set not to be reckoned rn dollars iend } cents.    —    - - ......———--------- Mr. Gardner was bom June 3, 184b, on a farm in Orangeburg county, and at the age of eight, moved to Chark*-tow with hi* indents. He attended the public schools of Charleston until the horrors of Civil War drove the Gardner family as refugees to the old home form near Orangeburg. In 1864, Mr. Gardner, then a boy of Hi, enlisted in (he state troop*. As a member of Gooding’s Brigade, the rear guard of Johnston’s army, he took part in the retreat from Savannah to Raleigh. The memory that memorable march in the cold, rainy days of February, 1865, still remains with Mr. Gardner as one of the horrors of civil strife. "It ruined all the way just like it ta raining nom (December Slot)," said Mr. Gardner in speaking of his experiences. “We ! followed the artillery end the mud was I knee deep. At night we slept in it I Food was scarce." I After the Civil War, Mr. Gardner i spent two years at Graniteville in the I general merchandise store of B. C. ,    ; Hardin Co. The next ten year* wrre Hoi»y Ort. .. whit,. ..I UnKl,y.i|    „    |^riBg, Oxer**, « baa Afd mortally wounded t Boisy Carter Shot By Officer Cleckley thaw ot rtcora*. pu.m»  .....-    no    .»m-,    ....         anil    rvnwirch    -X    Tuskegee    "n*“    -ptarsdmjr by Polio mun John Klckloji.j fatalities include those occurring Josef Hofmann, has given to Aiken n    *v    a#»nor»-.    R-    R-i    .    ,    ,    .    „    „ ccidenu or short-. „;ncuven,s.. It wa,    '    ’    "“k "■ <-ter .a r,,H,rt,J to h.v, b,,n eau,-, In ,s 74. Mr. (.aru,_ MNM Of th..,, Pinon. ™-|.uK»nud U.t your with th, ncital.    ^,7hin    .t    if    -oWI.    for two or tkm Ajr.; wd South ago**,, wnd 'PnSlldfi M* tniurod may have ,J    Hofminn.    ,njoyinr    a    most    '    1    **-.    lUeckley    was called in to "iven y«an fuuiiap. ! keeper in a general store and saw md! 18 74, Mr. Gardner moved back ta auspicious Opening. 1-^apliceHn Kleckley was called in to -------*    -    j    Nine    of the victim* were taken from    Lpon Those who had the opportunity last ^ handg ^ the UkW> u i# gUUedt %ix' .al, Csrt^thrpw his gun on the ai- yo»r of rnjoyinK the artiatn who o*m« t>#m ^ aod th„e tnm „«,«,) IW    '    —P— oat';.I, tail,. Tho r,|mrt «iy» th.-r,.Id,f«»o.    <    arter    v.u.    tak.    r    to    a    nosp.    | wort* 15 in-tames in which offirors of tai in.. Awrist* bul no horn are ,n T‘, nave W completed and it tm. to December t. 1921 tine hun ?, „,«H-to<l that tho nam., of the eof drc.l pcraoiu. were killed, 199 were •mc*or Will he announced on Mr.j*.Homily injured and    recetv Mamimir. arrival here early in Jan- m,nor injuries........ ...... Marshall nary. \\ ILL OF MORGAN HOLLEN .....    ... with other vehicles aid >4 with being contested] other objects. -I “Tyo liundred* and righty-seven cars Hearings before Magistrate Rabom. Wcrt overturned; 118 were driven off nd Judge Webb have been in pro- ( ^ roatl; (;f>4    shim    OU* Iv damng«l for several flays to test the , a||d ;U)7 Wcre j.lightly damaged. F orty- ly after, some of ported as seriously injured may died later from their injuries." The report follows in full: “According to reports received . yuar ^ enjoymg the highway de^a/tment, there were)ufK)^T pro Arte are eager to renew Sl9d accidents occurring on state high—    jaitronagc this year, ways in the 12 months, December 1,1    ^    w^| knovvn artists have been secured—I’aldo Canals, a i Cellist, February 28th and Miacha en*Bu ( Elman, Violinist, March 4th. .. mo collision* between, IMS hoped 'hut evntunlly the Wo- 12 of them living parked; ro**11’ thi the •^< t ri v t seven years farming, hi llfil^lMt to Aiken aud was I. Henderson for ego also associated t ‘Then* wen motor car 71 Clubs <*f Aiken will take ovyr 11 suiting \vi.nn k.llmg nr,n ti -i I»ro Art-*. AU over tin* country cultural influences are being spon-by wqpf’en’s u-gnnizatsons. ami \,kt 'N ith its aud resource- -hould not fail to catch -!*-p. the iav. prevented ly< ching, The conipiiiPinn given the offense charged as:    Criminal    as    auk.    at tempted i liminal assault, *2; murder, I filling officer if the !a\', 2; in* attacking woman, • nation. I; wounding man, I 11H. OH*. - ll. uhic/t lynching "C curred a d the numbei in cafh t.kc as d fur his recovery. Officer, Brothers T\\ ice in h - life, Mr. Gardner was tertaiL    ( Kleckfty (aiied sheriff Howard over called to public service. First, as a iv in i\ i*    *    «• * *» ’•    *    ---- » the telephone aud surrendered to him. teacher in a country school in the n- .- nits of what now known us IMun Give $5S,000,000 v»ess tor ■••Ti- —# to l' 1 M , validity Of th, win of S»r«‘>'' Mo‘* ley, ileceaaed. The will was drawn in 1921. am pruvidt.1 that St,vv H.illef * ‘h,ldr,n .hould have the u*, of th, prop, . • Knd .hat Mr*. Steve Holley >ho»»- '>-Kxecutrix. The Will state.! that Ashb y Holley, son of Morgan HoUey, three honedrtwn vehicles were damaged; 18 horses or mules were killed and eight were injured. \i Grade Crossing* "There were 2>> accidents at miiwttj grade ewwinf*, bt at public road bridges. Mr*. Lewis Bradsot! Passes \wa>. Mr.-. (biroiiiH* Dun* Brudwt ll., w te of Lewis Bradwell died very suddenly at her home lust Friday morning about o'clock, after I av mg been ill only a few minutes. Though Mrs. Bradwell had been iii iii health f r some time, her death came as a shock to given Florida. '* Kl"tuck.. I; I; Missouri, Tennessee, I Xii p< i -on according to crossing* and 34 on pf at on oi      .    "Four    hundred    and    seventy-three    of    ^    ^    _____ Ashley Holley,    had    been    I the accidents occurred in the day time |( ;h {he fami|v a, a friends. Sh.* wa U 1<( T i f r Hearings are being hold an j 407 after dark. Six hundre<i ami    l>ar^ ()f uv;,.i having been burn in *• lh- *“* tw,nty-«wo wee, un ,.«• rh. ,,a.b Quinc fn mak    1    "    1K9 on curv. s, 138 on paved roads hi d l'8I4 on unpaved robe!.-. Three hundred and fifty-six of Gu in to make the proponent Steve Holley, prove the wi “*okmn form"    by examinm* >    * >; to the    will.    A«hley    Holley T that his    father    Morgan    Holley. accidents    were    it per iud    as    caused    by claim* that his    taint    I    careless    driving.    188 by    s pert ling.    la’ by recklessness due to hq^r. bb by dut.*ling headlights, 46 by no light-« ut repre-children. was unduly infiuencc-1 VV M. Smash, attorney „ntmB Mr*. Holl,y »n<I -- ^    u    ,    (i,    b    .1,lee! Ashley Holley I* represented by b*'|.N    ^    linil <*. E. Sawyer!* \ imesses to the signing ut the jr,. (rady Holley. Rh-'" Job i F. Williams. , ll \m;K lh THU KORI h 11    ok    HAHS    A    K' of \V ll. (itcen who has been <" ♦* the efficient clerks th<* Htori‘ Hahni & Co., for sometime; ha, «<>*> m Greenville where |h* w d •    • busine ss for himself •\rthur T. Beard of Bai well ha by def skidding. •‘Of the IOU persons killed. IO wet killed in eight of the accidents at railway crossings, 21 were killed when automobiles collided, one by collision with trail* r, 34 when curs were overturn* J, three while on or nea- car al rest, two win "ii bicycles, 'truck ny f; automobile-, two when thrown from (car*, this e when car fell from over-I head bridge and 18 were pedestrians. The fatal it *s include only those oc* curring^ j he time of the accidents - or sWirtly af tar, some of th*.'** pcr-ons Quincy, Florida, but had been a it sl-dert of Aiken almost half a century. M*'. Bradwell was an unusual womn i i. d her going has not only surely grieved her family, but her many friends as well. Sh** is survived by her husband, and t    ai    this*** daughters. Mr- Frans Met anc °    *    *,l|V    I of <'hurh*ston, Mr \ VV Oakley ar.*! ‘ I Miss Ma hie Bra iwe'l of \ikcn, end I sister, Mi*'. VV. VV. Williams of Aiken. and one brut her, Ralph Pull la iv a. (ia. The funeral st ivie - wit th-* it Ta I A t I« res a a nee on Vvenue, Saturday after uvm. >(»iuie y (i«*l\ ( «intingent Fnj«i*s I lance On** "I tie lim t dej.ght fill flame.' heal III Aiken i. a lonv time was that gisen Mommy e’.-n. g at the Adon H-V'd by .in \v ling nu n of Viken in ; coni|*» in* ut t" the young atilt - who | Etui b it >1 t hi til -t tiara -• la -t ' hrist ma-. The comm tit-' charge were John I Fabian Bu n, 1> M. Armil ami Wilson kett's Pond, ami second, a* I reus lurer \ Ik ell county.. E\idently the t-ask a' an edueatoi then wasn't ai: ea-y -a*. f<*r Mr. Gardner chuckled as he t'eaa:1- h * xpef i-. ne es. "I did-'-’t lik»# t mtt*h. Pe aid. F. valent Iv it wasti t :,n rn ■ y thing to "belj* -hupe the wild hat <ki> ami tune. V> 'Irea-urer of Aiken county, Mr. Gardn**r fcur-l his work mon* congenial and he held this position f<>r eight years until he was called to a -.'Ulm* the work a cashier of the Fa nm el' and Merchant-* Bank. As i public official, Mr. Gardner's ser-n re' wa-re np-'t '-iii'factory .u-l theTe are many who ay that he could base • pent his life in the Treasurer’' office lf he ha*! 'O de>irt*d, With him, a pub i., of iii • Wa*' imieed .f> public trust. In leaving the |>o-ition of cashier, \1 r. Gat duel carries with ii rn the !h*s1 a mhos «>f hi a sinuates iii the bank, sud th-' l o dud mote whom he.has ' t a tilt ill!> t*rv«*‘i \ life of service, . a r,.. i., ( whit Ii to be proud. May t be re b,* man’ more years o' *dea ant :i> socut t iou'    1 -tm i -or y< (lur .a.a taw, -mploy.xl by »>;<« Co., to    „cAou8ly    njur«l    m»»    hav. Cili viu-»nty m-l' h> *r ''    .’ ; .in-H lap lVWWfc# _______ .    . from their injuries. *. a rd with his family will occupy the    — t'oU'O near upper Hayne Ave , which is; vvsm sL \j \\ INDSOR under construction, and belonging t -    ()F    MKS M vk(; \ KI TI < KOI < H Mrs. Julia Norris. rn a»    th.,    funeral service.' ot Mrs. Mal Deaths Among ( olored IVopb HICO [Hi I bearer welt*I Mes.'cr- Ii James F. Bv i ne', VV VV FNIb ( has Hill. IL G. Tarrant, A K I Th** floral ■ tf.-rirg va- on largest seen here in a -ong tur- \ LI FAH M L OI I B FRS XKK FN DEK BOM) S '.ellff ll. Mi Mll ill of A.ieiuialc county, anti Deputies -I H. Me Mi ban, < r, joy cl lint.. TI,., ‘ ! I I J. SJO 1.1** a |» I were Mr I I I J Mf- ll .ii ai. Mr ti. an.» vj ;; J ski*11 bhviii ..a * Ham ' ii «,a pl c t*i VI , ken I ti , dbl II ll' , I O’ . Ii *1 ti M I lo nfus . (‘.hr ti* W fin--.. , --I < hill a ' ! "1*, nan m B - n . G M B ■ .ml Mi < U % t '■.Illl Ii.- -.'itll. Ba I u Mini:< mu , - JI i'k I'. I I «' Bn-* n. D, M \r ii I. B"V m Hi I .cl • ..II, Wall \ I ll. ii*I* i son. F avcretie b b i: —f. B- , I A1 ' Hall, Alar el Ha !. VY a1 hum. r a al Mi How* .am a < >i :e K**e rrbv. DWID GR VV TO SB FNI) , sol Kl) VI I HOK. WIN TEK IN VIKEN McAllister a well known col-  ------- or,d man and highly respect^    SatuHay .way «t    \c^h w IT the widow of morning, December Mtn,    , ^ ^ u .....,    ^-4i m h(M weeker illness, hsrtti’s: rvs  .:;-r 2 th th" Mr Lite J JC*, also of that county, are under bond for a|>,w*aram*e at the :cxt term if general session* court at Aiken in B. Fro The white friends as we"    Rho*i«*d,    of    (Columbia, colored of Joe Toland were greaved ter Mrs. J. E. over his sudden death • year. Surviving are her mother, Mrs while friends a, «B « th.|i-eter Brown, of Windsor, one d.«h Lhjaml WH. in h-r■ f.rty-eiKhth e«,nneetion with the kill-nit "I I,o;n.r VVilliamr'in. negro, who wa-.lea i some week' ago with a hole in hi* back. found bullet G. Kelly Toole, Robert L Tool* -‘I Aik-" MrMwl:rJno:::eeo,i:r;’oV    ^    -    vr f ompsry .« a driver for nearly mite j and one^brother.    ,    ,    rn    .-.alley    w    .th    h    -    -Nothe ■Beii piT ~ -    Tampa. a. w'elihnowrnj .an    “    an    ,    0,    jbUy    T-b,    » Bairn ik*'tro)fd by I ire Monday night tire •i**'tr *;.» I Tm VV eatherford’s barn all it - eon-1 a* i on * bit "dire of tow rn ti Mb brook. Th* city fire department h*->poii led anti applied chemicals, thereby 'av eg the **eHitlence. Tht loss i' estimated at $*2,000. The origin of the tire is unknown. Ashton Drummond spent Christina* r. James B Duke, Power and I" bttcco magnate of North ( aeolina, and George beastman, Kbwlak king of New York, unl^known to **a.*h itther, ->n the sam? ‘Jay announce*: gifts of their millions to chanty and educational institutions Mr. Duke gave $10,000,000 anti Mr. Hartman $15,000,000. The latter, however, had formerly given away nmif I;MHH),OOO. novelist and flram itist, accompanied by Mr*. Gray, is expected to arrive u. A ken Monday fr n Portia d, .Maine, to be guests of J. Hopk-.m 'Fn un t' the mon Lh if January hod pau* ,-1 Fobmary at ti e latter’* beaut tai \vint**» home here, ,’i lar IxOilg**. The famous author is tm * to Aiken, having enjoyed v on a number of former tx i •woo mer it' here ins. Mr. aed Mrs, Baske! returned from Beaufort, C ;