Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - April 30, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina
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AIKEN, S. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 1930
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McLean made head
NEW DIRECTORS ALSO CHOSEN
Aiken Boys Club Work Ready For Good Year
ProgrM! of Newly OrftnitaJ Merry Oak* oroap Praised by Slate En* D*a Ltwi* in Utter.
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CONVENTION WILL BE HELD AT COURT HOUSE MONDAY
Th* following letter baa been received by C. Lee (.iowan from Dan Lewis assistant state beja’ club agent relative to th* coming year‘a —
club work: The Democratic party of Aiken
‘It now looks aa if your enroll- county will assemble in convention ment had gone beyond the 200) at the Court Holm* on Monday, May
5th, and perfect an organisation to
Ernest AU*a Make* Report far Year —Kicks «■ Twlephoee Service Mad* Derma Ope* Discussion
Dr. B, C. McLean, chairman of the Citi*ens Committee, wa* elected president of the chamber of commerce for the coming year, at a meet- J marEi M p«r y0Qr latter to club ing of the member* of the chamber teachers, and leaders, of
of commerce held in Masonic hall April 19. Judging from the tnroll-
Friday night, - ment y°u hav# *®v*n I The convention will be called to
Directors chosen to work with Dr. thia year Th# membership ranges ! promptly at 12 M., by the
McLean were: R. G. Tarrant, Henry ffom ie t0 64. j note that Merry county chairman, D. W. Gerton. Jr.,
Oaks, the new club, has 24 members; and aft€T the secretary reads and has already had nine meetings.
That club evidently will make s record for itself this year.
“Your letters to members and [elected, and delegates leaders are always to the point and convention chosen, aa well aa the past year, made a speech of fare- lend encquragement to the 4-H work, bounty executive committeeman, well and reviewed briefly the work , you trf, ^ be commended for these done during hit administration. He letters.’’
Officer* Will be Chosen and Delegate* Elected to the State Convention.—Harmonious Session Predicted.
conduct the summer.
primary election this
Holley, G. A. Durban, G. H. Ballen-tine, Alex Carswell, and Harry Sud-low. This group will select its chairman at a future meeting and complete organization details.
Herman H. Hahn president during
Secretary—O. P. Reese
Executive Commit teemsn-M aith »a
Delegates—D. I*. Mathis, Sumer*, T. W. Met arkie, Walker.
list of delegates and the roll adopted a temporary organisation will be perfected. Officers will then be to
President—*D. L. jjt'atb.
Secretary—P. M. Cato.
Executive ComnMrteen.in—W. M. Du Bose.
Delegates—W rn. Do Bose, J. R. the State Du Bose, J, R. Jordan, G. B. Cato, ID. L. Cato, B/H. Gantt, W. B. As bill.
EIGHT STALK BUNCH
‘•Grass*’ i* getting barger and larger and L. P. Watson. state hor-<jcu)tunstA, h a a produced a hunch containing only eight stalks. This record-hreaker wa** on display In Hall's Pharmacy Tuesday.
It weighs two pounds, two ounce*: two ounces more than the required weight for a bunch and the stalks, are shorter than the ten inches of standard bunches, hav* mg been cut off by Mr. Watson. He says that his farm at Ridge Springs turns out many nine and ten-stalk bunches.
California claims a record for having grown a nine-stalk bunch but Mr. Watson’# leaves the California variety in the shade.
And Elect* Officer*
Harry Sudlow Chosen President of Club—Regular Luncheon Meetings Will Beam Nest Tuesday Af tor noon.
pointed out that financial drives had been avoided due to the heavy investments of the community in the Hotel Henderson, which was financed just before he took office.
Ernest L. Allen made a detailed report of the expenditures during the Merry Oaks fiscal year March 15, 1929-March 15. Monetta 1930. His report showed that a balance of $257.15 was on hand March 15, 1929, that receipts during the fiscal year were $780, and disbursements $726; receipts this year have been $290, leaving a balance of |
Mr. Allen stressed the fact that' the expenditures of the Aiken cham-1 ber of commerce were the lowest in the state and that the work involved was increasing rapidly. He suggested that more member* be sought in order to make expansion of the commerce work financially possible.
He recommended smaller booklets ; for the chamber of commerce than
Club standings so far this year
BUDGETS SOON FOR
SCHOOLS IN COUNTY
PROVIDED BY LEGISLATURE
There are no particular questions
to come before the convention, but nodoubt the matter of “What will we _ ! do with the Hoovercrats" will be
The convention will be composed of 287 delegates. There are ho factions in the county this year, and the con* ! vention should be a harmonious gathering.
i Aiken county is entitled to eight delegates to the State convention. These will be elected by ballot and will take the greatest part of the time the convention is in session.
The following is the re-onganization of the county club* and delegates to the convention so far reported to the , secretary.
Aiken Central Club
aR the drivers in in his class. He showed the greatest increase in his sales during February in
County Superintendent of Education Will Furnish an Itemised Statement of Expenditures and Receipts.
Budgeting of the schools of Aiken county will begin soon in order to those in use at present < ailing at conform to an act panned recently by A. Brown, W. S. Jones, Norman Cul
President—W. M. Smoak.
Vice President—E. L. Allen. Secretary—John Ashhurrt. Executive Committeeman—B. Dyrhes.
Delegates—A. W. Reynolds. J. McCarter. Frank P. Henderson,
President - Edger L. (’ouch Vice President—W A. 'Giles.
Secretary—Frank G. Feaster,
Executive Committeeman—C. D.
Delegate*—E. L. Couch, W. A.
(tiles, C. D. Kenney, F. G. keester, December, January an J, R. Rearden, J. P. Howard, J. E.1 class C.
Parker, B. P. Wise, J. L. Martin, J. ( He has been associated K Kneece, Alton Bryant, K I) i„rai < ,, r jH
Smith, VV . A. Sorgee, A. E. \ aun, months,
Arthur Lowe, G. H# Leaner, F. L. _
Timmerman, Arthur Sheppard, Walter Sheppard, D. H. Turner, S. A.
Morrall, Henry Dodge;,, W, L. Atta-way Johnnie Roberson, B. C. Mc-Cary, 0. E. TeBow, Paul E. Sloan, R.
L. Keaton, W. L. Rearden and P. L.
! A reorganisation meeting of the j Aiken Kiwanis club was held Monday night at the Hotel Henderson , and officers were elected for the coming year. Franklin Kean, field * representative of Kiwanis Inter-I national was present and made the principal speech of the evening.
Harry’ Sudlow was elected preat-j dent; Dr. B. C. McLean, vice president; and C. Lee Cowan, secretary-treasurer. A. H. Ward was chosen as trustee and the following directors elected; S. H. Sprint, Graniteville; John W. Ashburn, M. K. Kneece; Mendel Su reeky, C. B. Anderson, and D. M. George,
Personal responsibility of each member for attending meeting** was A $100 prize has b«en a wanted 18tr*!UW'd by Mr. Koan and the speak Hastings Krtchings, Coca Cola driver i* ' ...
by his company in a national contest I K,wani* P!*ns to have weekly
which he wan fifth "I-™ meetings at one of the hotels with
Prize Given Kitchings For Coca Cola Sales
the Toited States lulM?heon 1,1 f**eh meeting. A definite flf(h I meeting place will he decided upon ! within khe next few days and regular meetings will begin Tuesday.
With the far eight
Second Week’s Jurors Drawn By Commission
STANSFIELD NAMED AS JUNIOR OFFICER
STATE VICE COUNCILOR
AIKEN INSTITUTE COMMENCEMENT
MAY IS TO MAY 22
Baccalaureat* Sermon Will Be Prsscktd by th* Rev. William Arthur Fairy, of Winnsboro Methodist Church
tenlion to the two conventions held here this year, Winthrop Daughters and the bankers meeting, he told his audience that a U, D. C. convention WRs in ake offering, together with a meeting of the Federal Route I membership. _
Banker's Meeting Maybe
Jurors f * * r the second week of the couft of general sessions were drawn Langley Club Thursday in the office of the clerk of
court. The drawing was originally I resident—W. W. Powell, scheduled for the previous Monday
\ ice President Jesse Timmerman, hut had to be postponed on account Secretary G. R. Smith. 10f absence of some members of
Executive Committee rn a ti—J. R. (the j~ y commission.
Jurors drawn were:
the South Carolina legislature, Wk-1 turn, R, N. Murray, C, M. Thomp-nounew K. I). Smith,'county'‘super-1 son, J. E. Stanatieki, D. W. Seigier, intendent of Aiken county. Jr., Ruben Yon, A. O. Duncan, S. E.
The act of the legislature, which Davis, I. L. Eubanks, E. L. Allen, B.
I relates to the levy and collection of certain taxes in Aiken county and • requires the budgeting of the school expeftdittmen ■peovbk*** that the conn
At the next meeting of the .South ty auditor shall furnish the county Carolina Bankers association an in- board of education, on or before vitation will be extended for that May 15 of each year, a statement body to hold its succeeding meeting showing the assessed valuation of in Aiken. High hopes for this con- each school district, and also the vention are held, said Mr. Allen. number of poll and dog taxes asse ss-Open discussion followed the sec- cd.
rotary’s report and the importance of Federal Route I was stressed, together with the ineffectiveness of some money given to a so-called
T. Dyehe*. Jas. Sizemore, G. L.
Toole, A. K. Lorena, W. M. Smoak, M. T. Holley, Claude E. Sawyer, R. J. Wade, J. Yr WTttnrms. P. F. tim derson, D, W. Gaston, Sr., D. W. Gaston, Jr., C. M. Weeks, G. N. Collier, II. E. Cries. R. L. Gunter, J. W, Ashhurst, J. A. Goldman, C. J. Hill, Rev. J. G. Huggin, Frampton Toole, T. W. Coward, Jr., B. B. Cullom, Wesley Johnson, C. I’. Johnson, J. B. Salley.
It further provides that the county j superintendent of education shall! furnish to the trustees of each dis-1 “Col," last year whose work could trict an itemized statement showing not be traced. There is an eleven- the receipts Rnd expenditures of the mile streak of unpaved road on this district to date, together with any inroute according to a report made and debtedness the districts may be ow-this obstacle cannot be removed mg at the time.
800n, As outlined in the available infor
C*"n*ry mation the superintendent of educa-
„ , . . .L-* - tion, the county board and the trus ,
C J. Hill ,ure„»d that c.m «ry !ormul„, , bud)f,t for u,, .lure, Frank ( h*vou., S..b, Ch.vou.,
be built in Aiken and emphasized • - - -- - -
» next scholastic year; and it is re-
that this county can produce anything: uni. ,u
, . , ‘quired that they shall determine the
necessary for successful canning, ai-1
fording an opportunity for capital.
President—Frank E. Henderson. Vice President—Jno. I. Green,
Secretary—J. II. Rogers.
Executive Committeeman—John I. Green, M. D.
Delegates—J. H. Rogers, VV’. F Beard, George Baggott, W. J. Gun nells, Frank Kassell, B. E. Brook-
Jno. I. Green, M. D, A. L. Bustee, Jno. M.
W. E. Taylor.
Kicks On T*Upbon* Service
Several people registered kicks on the telephone service heing rendered Aiken, although the consensus of opinion seemed to be that the fault lies not in the incompetence of the present personnel but in inadequate equipment. Aiken's rapid telephone growth was held accountable for this condition of affairs.
Obtaining a more equitable electric light rate for Aiken when the new contract is signed was urged on the chamber of commerce a* an objective for the next year.
A federal court room, a airport, and adequate street marking were other city improvements outlined as needed in this city,
HOME BURNS COMPLETELY
number of mills to ire assessed against each district and after so doing the superintendent of education shall certify to the county audi tor a list of tile districts together with the mills necessary to be ph-sersed for all schoal purpose*, said certification- to be approved bv a ma jority of the trustees of each district and given to the county auditor n or before June I of each year."
Not To Exceed Budget
-T. L. Harley.
dent—J. C. Salley.
Delegates—W, W. Powell, G. Smith, R. L. Hobonback, Sr., B. Keenan, Alfred Du Bose. J, E. Brown, j S. R. Freeman, L. L. Powell, Era* st i Ford, W. H. Hardin, C S. Maddox.
G. T. Buford, Jesse Timmerman, J.
H. Richardson, Will t’arpenter, E. V.
I.owe, Gen. E. W<dfe, Tom Smith, C . Kt Palmer, J R Parker. JL L. Hoi
sonback, Jr., W. E Baker, Sr., M. K Milford, A. L. f reeman, A. B. Gunter.
M ontmorenct Club
President—J. D. Bell.
V ice President C. M. Taylor. Secretary—Harry H. Woodward. Executive Committeeman—C. L. Weeks.
Delegates—J M. Venning, R Johnson, C. L. Weeks.
Millbrook, No. I, Club
President—A. J Key.
Vice President—H. B. Williams. Secretary—L. F Sizemore Executive Committeeman—F. Cook.
Delegates—A.-J. Key, F H. Cook.
MeTior, No. I, Club
Vice IVesident W. O Secretary—T. ii. Jon*
W. F. fhavoufi. Bath.
A. L. Freeman, Langley.
J. B. Wingate, North Augusta. George T. McClain, Jackson.
J. G. Martin, Bath.
W, B. Burckhalter, Augusta Rt. 5.
D. \V. Yonre, Monetta.
AL R Simmon-, Aiken.
D IL Salley, Jr., Salley.
VV. K. Prothro, Aiken.
Joe Steele, Vattchise.
■I Eliding , Langley.
T. L. Mc Hie, Vugusta, Rt. 5.
A. G. Murray, Augusta. Ii' 5,
J C. Bryant, Augusta, lit. 6.
J. T. Redd, Montmorenci, K. F. I). T. H. Britt, Warrenville.
H. S. Poole, Salley.
Zula (Ja-kins, Clearwater.
J, G. Byers, Langley.
F. E. Mitchell, North Augusta.
IL K. Keenan, Windsor
E. 0. Scott, Vaueluse.
Mike Cato, langley.
J. W Couch, langley.
B. IL Bates, Windsor,
B. F Fanning, Salley.
Elijah O’Bannon, langley, ll. O. Taylor, Aiken.
VV. D. Kennedy, Graniteville.
L. VV Creed, Ridge Spring.
M. IL Goldman, Aiken Ii* Ute 6.
K, L. Fu flick. Springfield. It. T
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Large Delegation Juniors and Daughters Of America go to Convention at Union Aiken W omen Elected.
John Edwin Stanfield returned from the state convention of the Junior Order I’. A. M at Union I Wednesday as Ute vice-councilor after he nosed out George Br>wn, of Mullins, in the elections held at the meeting. This elevation to the viee-councilorship almost automatical ly makes him state councilor for the year after this one.
I Strong Aiken Delegation
A strong delegation went from thi-(county, including neu ral ladies who I went to attend th# annual meeting j of the Daughter** of America, held (Jointly witfTthat of the Juniors.
Sixf v ladies and about 2,IO men WI re in attendance at the joint con vention and the hospitality afforded the vi-iting delegate- vas unsurpa--ed they -ay. Besides the regular business sessions and elections, exten-ive entei tainment was provided by the townspeople in the form of a trip over the city, free refreshments at all soda fountains, and an enter tainment-at the high school. At the school two entertainers from Buffalo, N. V , presented a singing act and the Union high school hand played.
The fallowing members of the
Daughters of America in Aiken
County were elected to serve in the State Council for the coming year.
Mrs. Kate Feaster, Hath, tate a-Boc rate vice councilor.
Mrs Mattie Bn ant, Graniteville,
Mrs Far* A Woiniward. Aiken,
Aiken I ad I et Pre tent
attending from this county
Commencement at the Aiken Institute will begin this year with th« baccalaureate sermon Sunday morning, May 18, at 11 o’clock at the Aiken Theatre, the sermon to be preached by the Rev. William Arthur Fairy, of the Methodic church in Winnsboro,
Class day exercises will be given Thursday, May 22, at IO o’clock in the morning in the Institute auditorium-
The graduating exercises will be held in the Aiken Theatre Thursday evening, May 22, at 8:30 o’clock.
Officers of this year’s graduating class are: Hastings Wyman, III,
president; Ullin Kirk Thorpe, vko-president; and Della J. Livingston, secretary-treasurer, The class motto is: “Excelsior’*; colors, Blue and Gold; flower, Sweet Pea.
The twenty-five members of the graduating cia.*** are:
Joshua Edward Barsh, Carl Emeneker Brown, Dorothy Louis* Brown, Uriah Aubry Brown, Jr., James Woodrow Busch, Carolyn Carswell, Finley Carter, Florence I Ruth Clifford, Philip Lanier Courtney, Lillian Efron, Mollie Mildred Efron, Mildred Elise II its*, Wayne Wade Hitt, Willie Mae Holley, Milton G. I.evkoff, Della Juanita Livingston, Annie Crosland McNair, Beulah Bather Gabon, Dorothy Edna Scott, Cyril Ovierre Shuler, Genevieve Smith, Stonewall Jackson Snipes, I.ilia Kirk Thorpe, William Edwin Toole. Hasting- Wyman, IIL
Special Summer Rat';*
At H. P. Golf Course
The directors of the Real Balate and Fidelity Co. have had an unusually large number of request* to keep the links of the Highland Park ti off t nur-e open durtng the -ummer, anti to make a -pce:al rate,
After Considering the matter the director* have fixed the fee- at the low rate of $15.00 for the summer, commencing May Ut, arid ending Dec. 15ih, Eleven holes on the links will he u.sed for the summer play and no doubt many people will take advantage of this opportunity to play golf.
People from neighboring towns have asked for the privilege of playing golf in Aiken this summer, and they are invited to take advantage of these summer rates.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICE
A Chn-tian Science Service is held every Sunday morning at 11 ► n the Dibble Memorial Li-
-unday school at 9:45. abject of the lese on Sermon inday is: “Everla ting Pun-” The public is cordially in-
bra r\' Th
It is al-u provided that it -hall unlaw f i! f i the -nj erintendt r ' education to a; prove f any \ oui! in etee— of tile buds.', t. modern however, does not in any
Bonded Indebtedness For Schools
In County Totaled by Treasurer
Balance of S?64,900 now Outstanding Against the School Districts of Aiken, with Interest Charges Amounting to $41 Per Day. Langley-Bath Dist -ict Leads With $71,000 Outstand ng.
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The coinmencemt nt if ti Graded school will begin on * with a sermon bv Rev ll M gens, pastor of the I"’ 111 pi church
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The home of J. A, Owens, of the Mossy section, was completely burned '.Saturday morning at I I o’clock.
No on# was injured in the fire- A complete loss resulted as there *#• no insurance on the home.
Aiken Club Women
Go To Orangeburg .
__ Ft lay, i* commencement da .
Federation of VS mien - -a • ich time diplomas will he prest nte es in Orangs*burg t<*dav t<> the graduating glass, compo-*-J three-day mee* ny which .-•vt * girls. they a • *• Muse*
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and the Sui Lj arle-. V* ,bel Kirkland Hum-..-1 Pa lent I ie. Net!'# Willing, Martha VV
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arc Mrs C J Hill. president, Mea an is Vie an Smith and the N.».
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and Miss Marion Pell** Th* ending af th* achoo! yrs -
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club will h* Mrs Frank Henderson, ate Alf th* patrons awd f friend*
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