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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - January 23, 1925, Aiken, South Carolina SOUTH CAROLINA m Quarterly Meeting quarterly of the Aiken Chamber of thfirkighbmd Park Hotel Prj Mattaw the good of the cityWire and committeiis were pomted iocoivfer WHK City Council 7 Ih tbe matter of riproying the streets of the city and securing special funds Advertising Aiken s were discueaed for secut injg a large membership the coming have been made with the library trustees to keep the library open every day during the rvon An appropriation of was made to help payiucpcnsffs of the li brcvy An appropriation was voted to cure i special photographerhere who will connections with the large eaMtern papers fi C A motion was made and carried that a 7ist of the pakl in jnenvbershjp of the Chamber of Commerce be pub order that the citizens may know who are membeTg of the Gham f The list published today is a i list of members who have paid their 192425 dues that is from April 1 lPo24 to March 31 1925 Hie Cham 1 her of Commerce carries a much Inrg er membsrship list but a pood num of member aru in arrears and their names because tinmotion that all mem Ivcr who arc paid up for the current year should be published It is there frm flint all who arc in arrears will send in their dues and other citizens interested in having a part in the work of promot ingthe affairs of our beautiful city see the secretary and gut on the roll Ast stated the members whose names arc not published as members 1 arc nptL in airy sunA oC thi word nnd it is hoped that the pub llcntion of this list muy serve as a reminder for them to send in their eJifzRs j The following are members in Bfjnk of Western Carolina Next the Student Club will at tkwFteiah House of the Episcopal church at iHhkh time Henry ore a try Co operative in Aiktm will Ithel to which the public of Aiken is invited Mr Tryon will speak of tiw jrreat needs and in addition to his talk moving pic ture of slides free to the public No collection will be taken The meeting will at oclock inthe afternoon The Frequency of These Fires That South CaroliriiThan an amplo or should be common knowledge Last year over ires werereported The actual number was probably twice this figure The estimated damage to timber and im nriivemcTita was over five and one THE SPRING HATCHING By 3ATTERHELD million of dollars This figure is also extremely conservative in that it takes no account of growth damage from subsequent erosion and j harm to or destruction of wild life nnd recreation I many of us arenrot that last year out of five of the re maining heavily timbered Southern States South Carolina ranks first in the damajre suffered through forest fires second in the extent of area burned over and third in the number of fires actually reported The Keason for These Fires Outside of silvicultural considern tions the main causes of our wide spread fires are the prayin of vari ous classes of livestock on the open range and the more or less extensive absenteeownership in which the fund held cHttjpmen loci in the Coastal Plain on land bc others arc accustomed lo burn the woods yearly in the belief that such fires improve the forage and kill noxious insects Some iiresj are also set the idea of destroy inp tho boll weevil The Forest Types Involved i Ther most indoorUnit forest types j arc in brief tbw type lonpleaf j shortlean the hardwood type ini Thursday the Aiken Kennel Club annual rield trial Croft from tired people wftre gJin at 8 course is a one and the birds Vfere n1 eovoy and sometimes two tnl avcry llhirty minutes nm Tlie is very grateful three judges J W well Prank Folk of Mr Hud gons of to rest in the becirtrae men of in ex Ju Sea Island Spirituals Good Assignments Legion Plans To To in Aiken For Aiken 11 I I t n 1 J l l f LA I I I V Ll T I f H river bottoms cypress and io you want to tupolo swamps and the upland hard of South Carnlin wood areas Of ro to the HI Do you want to hear Christopher Columbus pine suffers most fro Rhsroah Atkins sinjr as he iv Not only is it highly inflam it occupies the higher and tvetter drained and inspired hy Brother through Hollow scekin ligr ion Do you want to hear the church at old Creek church sing t F Hcndernon Vessel a Florists Josef Hofmann W Dolan UM W Roberts rvnnk P Henderson H Mta r mcsl L Mien TT Ft H Wilds R 11 Wilds tiriiud Foster of lowprajairicuHuTal valne than longleaf loblolly and other pines injy to her pickaninny a lectio wheel in mah heart Do you want to hear old Terry chant stands of the latter species arc apt to be Uparntod to some extent by nvils fields or other improvements i Ll1 David play on your as serves as obstacles to spread he rows his lishing boat around Swal inir of fire and not infreriuently con low Do you want to pit rc itrion as you cvalcir Uio stniiiis of the infers at the plantation piayer Members of the Aiken deloKation in MepmUiienl of Uu the General Assembly have all re American Legion has just lauchvd a ceived important committee assignI nivmbeivrdp men for the i which is i Senator John F Williams who is entering upon his 17th year in aUUe politics HiKceeds himself for the sec ondtime ai chairman of the Judiciary Does you wan to walk in de swamp heurin de n Dudley H Ward rof F A M K Vanderbilt 1 Ihort S Ired S WilKox deceased F A Fnmv 1 1 M HulHon lcvmin HaUn HutherfiM d Oliver Isolin C Olivtir Isclin Mrs C 1 Hill area Tt is rare for ires in emir try to burn for days at a time as hanj liens in the luntfkaf pine rejrion I fin in jtcnoral the last named area the most serious problem With regard to lire uur hardwood timber this is far quent because of the Bruneially Is wet character of the ground Bm the acciunnlution of matter such areas is larsre and in consequence i when fives do occur the damage is sej1hcn come n the Aikeil Opera iluuse vere At occasfonal lonv intervals i Saturday February llth his in 1908 was in 1910 nnd went to the Semite in Senator Williams served for three years as chairman of the Committee on Edu cation nnd is to be jrivcn generous credit for ibe provisions of the tmrrret school law tlM House S which service men in the leuion in South Carolina during Uio xt few weeks Letters to the district committeemen and to all post commanders and adju Jfack to J L was placed first hy the Mr Courtney wus presented witlr beautiful run and owned by R D Clowe won sec third places respectively Mr roceivinjj cups The cup won last by Reginald Courtney this year to Courtney winner of the ftnfc prixe A bountiful dinner wus Shi the Aiken waterwotte and over by Wood ward in 11 splendid manner Mr Woodward received tbe of present recently Dr K M air rrtary and trpUHiirer of the Georgia riold Trial Association the oldest the country mot with the of the Aiken club itt lincussctl thoiltit ep of tlu two cluhs combining mnd next year holding the of proposed Gvo olinii Trial Association here in Aiiun The Jeorpin Association has a larire membership nnd bus been a rWayiieslJofo for tylive Men from all over the Country have been sports Tho Aiken club atter the proposition in enrnert I it is believed that it can IHS perfected iHi ii u v port ini Way you scciiin nil to a a we have droughts of sufficient severity to muki fires possible in the fnuees of the cypress swamps The Damage to Trees It must be remembered here that virtually all of our trees havi an tic rive and semiactive or nonvegetative season i summer anil winter Fires the former period are generally farmure harmful than those commiT during the semiactive interval A January burning for instance society lo preserve tlie spirituals of ihe neKTo will move you to buiyliter and tears will thrill you and eiliitte you while you help the Aiken Library Ail of so ciety people banded together for the purpose of und preserving plantation solids will a of thest beautiful old spir ituais in Aiken at the Aikem tee Aslitnn iluiai v Coinrnitt A rricrlt tin i eniliiil lary eiHe and ii Williams wluj experi en a place mi tin1 al I and Mran t ninond is m the r and llamp i a1 iufiunetit s t ion i I a i id ill of experi ment and will irive Contract Let For AihenAugusta Road tants in the state were mailed out this and the contests for the various prlaes thai are to bu Driven away are expected to bo under way withon tho next ftW days it was slated by K K Mdver Department Commander for I Soul h Carolina In addition Ui Trie Morris IAUIIJI eiiiV whicli of 1 tdiimiiia bas been fur several in the inakine ail in iTlcnibii ulllcf Ky I inrniixT hi s I lie of cjinniuiirn railruad and Cave to and troni t hr curi i Omaha next Ortoher v ill lie lUXt three individ siiii t h n I UKmil u ini a n re 1 o md f jnni tate at tun There are lin Aiinraan iii Smith Lirolina ami ill The Croft plantation affords a open jrround to run on Dr Wilder is also HII oflicerof the AjnericM Kuturity the largest field trial in the United States Dr Wilder believes that this trial can be brought to Aikcn and this would mean that sportsxnen Knirland and from all States in Uniuii would lie visitors to Aiken at that liliK1 In trial six to eijjht I dollars are iriveii in TTi ot the Aiken Kenne f It Clowe president R v ieep and W H Mcntary and O WILSON T d mi trial for Sliveii eolorfl I i tier fiart of le jury cnniposixl of oreinan Watscrn M 1 F Cooptr Robert Paytoa Warnii Mills Uun JVoth JUrtha il A would merely sinnc leaves from a pine up to 2 or Saturday evening February 11 fm In height and miifht perhaps cause aihv beneiit or the Aiken Li l I hia is spoiiMiied iiy 1 Student luii Harris ys Funisky X A A hn Williiims Western Carolina Motur H W Gnston Jr Oston Albert Claronco D 1 W Ashhurst Konniy W Coleman M nyers p W Ccorirc Mrs Frnnk P H C Anderson Cushman James VereiHK Mirjs Heiin M 1 I Miller It if hoped that all of thniembi read the paid in list and if your j hardwcoc does not appear see that it ITifnot Vllv y ot itleaves would in July or Au jjiisl be far more sesere If conrsc I liv pincipal loss is vuinij All species of piiu cori lintrs are sensalivo even to litn ires While arc Drnbnbly best adapted to resist burn ing exiieriinents have proved that Kated siiili are coiumon with us will out even this growth nnd uninier nioiuis a total loss uf anything up i o 1 5 of The other o pisi far sinsilive stems not liicdded dui iiij ibeir curly years by tlie heavv growth of fascicled Kaves ith in they posses liar Hut clViet doficiituitis othe Aperies a vigorous height IM u innntc in l first or sere year reduces the mortal ity ihroucrb of uiittiiiLr the crowns out of burning reach five damapv t younir hurdwooils ve are as yet unable to irive an npinion because of a lack of data Hut fire injury to hardwood usually limited li about the tiinh involving the iestruciion of the cambiimi layer and f he eyiiitr bank on the injured area Thi1condition ir vsirinbi by the entrance of It renvunable t r infer it leas that be of jiit or decay in our Southern hnrd xvfOiU is lie 1n fires It should be rememberel thai th deiM of found in warnps Mi ramr n next weeks issuo Continued on llie pitsidinel of tills Unique eiiiiiii of lifly niLi and reads like the i social dirciiury ofp Charli slon ll 111 ciiiiies sixl as Jinckney KtU Jurcher ICIiiott 1 Heywa rd MeiiJis anil vpresentatives of many other pruniincnt old plaita lion owners of the earlier For iliis chorus arn one of tlie requirement l Im eligibility tliat tlie have lived a ilaniation sorrs hand member cont rnied some tin j ieu rued on nis or her plan la I ion and they made now lo the old homes and cliureh the lew hymns are un Wn and he rhythm and in ion f tin1 old onus which fenu such a piet uresqiie and real part f Id lie elloni hn leeeiSed rejieated in in and tour bid they have never made attempt lo tiieii fact the meriitxrs are all with tlieir social or professional ic tivitieK and they can ijot away only for the ivcikend and their only for MO far has been Sa tlli blllldiliU uf till i biuhway v as t ak uin i y i ini m rk on tiie lirsl i I v 1 Siriti i r le ro t in ilii ii Tiltniaii I en enlored r uf Stevi i IP i h rie iia v 1 D I1 Arthur Silas 1 A Ionian Solicitor Carter made th argument for the State followed by Smoai and Stanslicld for the Defense who is Sidieitor Carter niakt Me a lurier t for the Suite h inn i v a by ni FI icli 1 u m I S l IN ierf f ut r e riri a f I i tin S a eriil tile over sldo at W I has t lut win i Al rhat lil e i illtfh i i cvnwd and are eats iii ball i llent I be JH ii t I1 of JilieUM A C U ol Infanl hild niiM ii dd i II Kedd of ralay niii Ian i onia M lietbear church Saturday at f 1 smila rt i ude wilJi X of In arni f Henry Salley of r iarile survived iy Ahtiiri lruni of t III1 law tirrn of and Salley nd H Mrs Cvra AFaini and three Salley Aiken H and fliurlic Salley oi Lhusm Ycarin H SW n L
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