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Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - March 5, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina Newly *«4«ry filmily in Aiken County rends the Journal and Bevk-w.    .    i_'\* ...j „ justs# 8 PAGES No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review sQrcuiation in Aiken County r — —— — VOL, SO NO. IO AUEN, S. C.. WEDNE8BAY, MARCH 5. 1030 $2.00 • Year- 5c a Copy   —... ■s*ar «■.'   —   —“ - Six Tract. Land Sold INDEPENDENT GROUP Thre*£tart On Monthly Sales Day tumitii n Atm mnnrn    Polo    Mbkch    Games Sheriff Howard Dwpow* of Seat Land for Delinquent Terne#—Sell- , inc Stow end Little Spirit Shewn, i MERCHANTS FORMED COMMITTEE APPOINTED Anociation Will Educate Public a* to Service. Being Rendered hy the ledependent Merehenta AIKEN SUPPLY BILL GIVEN IO ASSEMBLY QUARTER MILLION ASKED Rood* odd Bridge# Will Toke up $120,oob Eighteen Mill Tex Levy Metter E S Croft made five sale* Will he Required Under Probate*. {»“aday end Probate Judge G. R .    /•    Webb sold one trite! of land. Sheriff Aiken county** supply bill has bren I Howard *old a number os tract* at introduced into the legislature and !»nd *»* ^influent Usee. Bidding calls for over a quarter million dol- wa* "*ow' *nd    little iRfeMHl lur* and an aighteatt-miU ta* levy, j taken. More than 1120,0(10 of Chi* amount The Master    fold    the following will he spent for roads and bridges. *tracta:    '    . according to the measure    «™rre K Hi« «■ Mr* G*<)r*,a , Be it enacted by the General Aa-    Ann Hlu* :U8 acres *nd    lot ,n wt    for the •*«***««» and plan an ac sembly of the State of South Caro-    Graniteville, sold to J. B.    Salley,    at-) live campaign of public education line: That a tax of eighteen <181 mills,    ____ to hereby levied upon all the taxable    trmct    of    Und    lB Mc1 ier    of    the    chamber of com property in the County of Aiken for    township, sold to J. B.    Salley,    at-    mere*, the meeting selected Herman md School pur-    ■ Mmey, for $300.00.    ii. Haha as temporary chairman. “    "    the first speaker and j he presented some of the problems I now confronting the independent W. A. Jack- ; merchant* and suggested methods Fox Mon. Mas Take “Talkie*” of Fest Paia Seem.* and Crowd. LEGIONNAIRES SEER I AIKEN SCOUT TROOP OFFICIALS CONSULT TONIGHT Mr** Thorpe Awarded Cleveland Sales Trip Electric Ceotpaay Select* Her ae Owe of Bul Salesmen la United State* -—Attend* Con rout two The sport of no Uh)’ -.aire# got off to a flying start 1 hair Ida> afternoon with a round robin polo gam** played by three match team , Independent Blue*, and Yellow*^ on wa* aceom- field.    '"m’<, Stout Esecutive Will he Brought to Augusta for Adjacent Territory if Msney Cen he Reiaed Formation of th* Merchants association plithed Friday night when the mer i Line-up* of Ute three teams were executive# of Augusta Monday re chants-of Aiken met at the Masonic Reds . Zeigler. Knox, Mend, ami May*: garding possibilities of getting a In this day of highly competitive ^      selling    it    if    quite    an    honpr    to be ae the Reds,! mWJ **"    *'*    *    lected    as    -me of the best of 10.000 Barnman [ Conference between an Amoricaa    in all parte of the country and Buy Scout' Such an honor has just come to STEEPLECHASE BODY FORMED FOR AKEN HITCHCOCK 1$ CHAIRMAN Group Plan* lo Build Comr** os Field Donated bg Mr Hilcbcock—Fir*! Meeting March 14 Legion committee halt Men representing every Hive (Yellows; Burton, ('opening, Case, of hastiness attended and selected a and McCormick; Bito :    Converse, committee of six men to elect officers McKinney, Bostwick »n<l King. Brawl tomey for $550.00. John Fallaw. Jr., vs. in Amanda through the newspapers. Called to order by Ernest L. Allen. ordinwy Count, .od School *M-I“^'    .    ,    |H'    H*"“ for th. you 1030. for the'    " 0    T' M M,5on- ** **••    . Mr- *»"■ » .mount, .rn) purport hr,in M, 1 7* »"d I** .crc, lorntcd ow IV J,.. ,    ..    ,     ,      ner.    sold    to    plaintiff    for    $300.00.. forth, or so much a* may be neces-,    ’    L. , Frampton Toole vs. son, lot in Aiken, sold to Justine E. County Commissioners Office;    .    *    ; Jackson for $1,600.00. Roads and bridges    $120,000.00 Salaries, 3 County com. $900 each    2,700.00 Clerk to County Com.    1,500.OO Provided, Clerk shall Ai eeive in addition to above salary for clerk to Warehouse    300.00 Office supplies    350.00 Publishing Com. Reports 200.00 Painting Com. office    100.00 New Graniteville road    8,500.00 J. 8. Reynolds vs. Eldred L. Car- in other being used by merchants cities to solve them. Men representing the various lines troop for the boys of Aiken, resulted in setting h date fur another meeting in Augusta tonight, when plans will possibly be made for establishment of such a troop. The Legion committee composed -■ . _    of G. H Ballantine,    A. IL    Ward,. and    took    ‘ of the    fast    polo    I)r. E. ll.    W vman. John    W. Ashhurrt.    itlon wh,ch has juBt Wn he,d ,n scenes, together with some lh*,ta of and Krn<    Aj]t    n#    met    jn    Aiken    |r!t;v*,*nd\0hl° the    fashionable crowd in attendance.    ( w+th E.    Rucker Newberry,    scout Rem    Stop* Saturday    Gem.    executive    of Augusta, and    Dabbs, A good sited crowd saw the rtr-t match game of I BF**«*> on, which wa* good aud bad in spots. Three Fox movie im i. were present - Formation of the Aiken Steeple- Mi,. M. p. Thorp,, Linden Xtrrat, lch‘,J!    Thorn.. Hitch. tike!- a, C    cock, chairman, has just been ah- Sh"' Lr ,riveted hy the clortrir n“u"r'!'1 *n’1 hu,WiB* "f “ »«« “"'1 rofrtR, r.jion department o, th. ™11 ‘WpleiW our,, beyond th. General Kiectric Com,,.ny rn ,ne of ' Tur"« *«'• «•“*<“ •* *«“" ln *• it, bet IOO Mio,men for th, pent |”»rif"t“r'- ' M.4. f" .111 fllST year. As a reward she was a guest of honor, with all expenses paid, at the organisation’s national conven ts addition to this she received the coveted membership in the do hs* been donated by Thomas Hitchcock, Hr,, and the following have subscribed $150 each to defray expenses : Augustus K. Goodwin, Ludlow Kramer, Bayard Warren, George Mead, S. A. Warner Baltezzi, and Harry Worcester Smith; the latter  -----'..... ~      _    -    ,L    /Tonnaro’    C*    I.» k    mw.rues HHIIV If Um'MA'l ^(111111 , 101* Ult WI h-ra.«^-..utw,.    *    r*»*«t. petiter, 121 acres near Belvedere 1 of merchandising in Aiken spokp to sold to plaintiff for $500.00.    |    tH»-    assembly and gave their view'*, Th* Probate Judge sold one tract: It- was the general conclusion that L, R. Gregory -vs. Mrs. Della Gregory, lot in Aiken, sold to Mrs. Della Gregory for $1,625.00 In the case of L, K. od for Saturday afternoon on What nay field but was called off on ac count of rain. CIVIL COURT JURY PANE ANNOUNCED ,    .    ,    .    ,,    :    station    of    top    notch    salesmen anre of the Legion a plan to bring the ...._    ...    ,, [ With th# other best sellers scoot movement to .this city.    I,    ,    .    .    _    .    k    .    .    .    . .    .    .    „    c    ,    as    -    headed    the    Toppers’    parade    which Augusta s Boy hi out office aug she tine a $133.650JOO Clerk of Court’s Office: Salary Clerk Office supply Sheriff’s Office: Salary, Sheriff Salary, 3 deputies Expen se, 3 deputies Clerk, hire Expense, Sheriff Jail expenses and dieting prisoners Overdraft last year on dieting prisoners 1.200.00 j 1.200.00 the purpose of the    merchants or ganizatinn should include intensive ; education of the public as to the ser-Witherspoon vices being rendered by the inde-vi Paul Tewkesberry and J, W.    Turn-    pendent merchant*    of the city, hull Lumber company, Sh ■rtfif’fffow- the advantages of trading with these j (7 c, Featherstone. ard sold 66,000    feet    of    rough    merchants, and use    of both of Ai-1    pr«»Hidin$c- lumber to W. A.    Parker    for    $135.    ken's newspapers in    the educational    j    Yesterday the jurors for the first ---- . campaign. After long discussion the following executive committee was elected Civil court will convene in Aiken on Monday, March lith, md will continue for three week with Judge of Greenwood, Sheriff Howard Arrests Thieves ^e*^n ori?ar,',E*t’on and election of ___.       I    officers: R. G. Tarrant, Mandel Sur- $    2,400.00    Sheriff Howard,wa*    kept busy on    i^ky.    James Verenes,    Leon Holley, Monday investigating robberies about    P* ^    • Townsend and    H. H. Hahn $    2,000.00    the county. Thieves entered    the barn    a1!    prominent    in    the    business    life    of 6.400.00    'on the Holley farm near    Ellenton    the    city. 1.800.00 abd stole 16 or 20 bushtds oi peas, j-- JOO.OO Che sheriff arrested Isiah 1 u ny ring1- Rti«irspsa (T'ollpfifC 456.00    colored, who stated that    he went    ^ to the barn and at the direction of    j    doming    IO    AlliCIl 7 500 OO Tom Lard, white, took the peas and I Laid promised to “hatf-upV with I Pr”f- 0 L Courtney, who has 48.66    him aftw they were    disposed of., h«#n    assocmted with    the Osborne ' The robbery took place    Sunday Dight,    business college for    the past 2, County Treasurer** Office$ 1,166.67 Salary, County Tress 1,166.67 Clerk to Treasurer 1,800.00 Assistant to Treasurer 540.00 asked $720.00 Miscellaneous contingent 500.00 Overdraft 83.26 $ 4,089.03 County Auditor's Office: Salary, Auditor $ 1,166.67 Clerk to Auditor 1,800.00 Miscellaneous contingent 500.00 Extra Clerk, asked 720.00 Overdraft 83.31 I ft.&li 66 ta**'feffM* the whole story, K«**»l Ihgs resigned hix connections ihels of the peas were recovered w*(b that school and has announced j the Sheriff in the “Skin Flint” 1 that W,H nPpn a business college | section. Cummings and Lard art-now in jail. Thieve* entered - the weiehou-** of tho Company store at Clearwater un Saturday night, and -top* a quantity of cigarettes and tobacco. The robbery was reported to Sheriff How ani and he arrested Gulley Bean! in Aiken. His school will be known as the Courtney Business college, and will. be in operation a March. He ha-above the A. & I out the middle of lea-oid the rooms st >re, and they Cl Mild, will have court. the stolen goods and Beard and were re-NY ulener to answer to the circuit $    3.550.01 County Superintendent of Education’s Office: Salary County Supt of CASES IN SUPREME COURT Ai- f rn The following appeals from ken county have been listed review by the Supreme court: Tuesday, Murch, 11th—The State, r»‘spt." v. VI bort Boyd, applt. Gunter At Wilder and NY rn. M. Smoak for appellant. B. D. Garter, Solicitor. —- and    Hendersons    &    Sail*    y    for    respond- Paul Heston, tennis professional t nt with Edward P. McLean, of gashing- Saturday, March J5- Mrs. Karri j ton, left Aiken Saturday morning for DuP<-e, respt. v. NY W Art him. Palm Beach where he is taking part applt. John K. Stanstield for appel-fessionai tournament being lant. Gunter A Wilder for respondent Continued on Page Four Tennis I ro Off To Florida Tournament will be fit!od up especially for his st bool into suitable tba-* rooms. He will also arrange for night classes. He will teach all subjects that are taught in a tirst-ola^ boniness college, including three systems of short hand—Gregg, Pittman ani Spencerian. His corps of teachers are now b* mg selected, and they will be announced later, The people of Aiken will be glad ltd know that prof. Courtney .v 1 I open a * hod in Aiken. His 27 y< ai eV.iorienee a:, i the excellence of hi-character will assure this city of 1 first cia - busin* ss college of which i this city will lo- pr >u I. Tho-** lesiring further ii f irmation i concerning this school should phone : 133 J. week were drawn, and are as follow- F. ll. Gook, Aiken, R. L lh Henry McGormiek, Cleai water. A. L, (Juattlebaum, M >m-tta» James C*»ker, Bath, O. L. Jones, Melvern. W. O Hutto, Samaria. W. I). Brown, Perry. T. A. Counts, Salley. E ll. Seigler, Seivern L. J. Whetstone, Perry. Barley Combe®, Ridge Spring. C A. Hallman, Aiken. Route •>, VV. H. P. Faddis. Clearwater S. S. Owens, Jackson B. K. Keenan, Langley. A. J. Key, Aiken Route I. H F. Kedri. CM Barrater. « NY S. Thames, F'llenlon. J. ll. Scott, Aiken H Ute 2. < . H. Seigler, I ureka. Milledge Altman. Ynuel i-*1. James A. VVhitlaw, Angtists. ID P. FT. Buckingham, Ellenton Mike Cooper, Sa.ll* •. K. T. Bentley, A en Kl. 6. VV. J, Scott, M a* 'in* 1 cmd. NY H. Faulkner, Bath, Ben Hutto, Bath. E. C. Iaunar. Abo    ^ S. R. Freeman. I mgle>{ . A.    R.    Lybrand.    ll    ye Spnrg VV    A.    Cleckley,    V    rth Augusta O, E. Garvin, Wagoner. F K. Steuben, Aiken. A.    B.    Crouch, .lr    .    NYarre*;villo. G,    ll.    Hubbard.    !    ingh y. MAGISTRATE CASTON ILI. gests bringing a scout organizer to this section, whose efforts will be directed to organizing scout troops ir all towns near Augusta, such as Ai ken, Edgefield. Graniteville, and Georgia towns. Tonight’s meet mg will bring together men from these various communities arui they will be asked to underwrite the expense of bringing such a man to this section. Such an executive would organize troops, train scout masters, and cre ws* a feature of the convention, the salesmen wearing top hats iii the procession. Mayor John D. Marshall welcomed the visitor* on the steps of Cleveland's City Hall. solicit funds to raTiw a total of $$.-1190. Annual dues have been set at FIO per annum and a* many members as possible will be asked to join the I association.    **    *’.    >; i Building of the new track is tra- dertaken to fill a longfelt want, ____________ : that of a rail and post track. Other pk ^    ID    available couth** are useful only Council    1 AHCI    f,,r ,,Iu.n amj feru8fc    race*. The new Traffic Regulations ; track will make possible training of ------horses and riders Lo    enter the larger A new ordinance    to regulate    tr»f-    *t<eplechaso events    in th# Unrtmt fie was considered and pa>*w*d at a States and England. -special meeting of city council Tue«- Tho subject' was first disci ate intr re-t rn ’ne movement and hic tJay afternoon, after suggestions for early in January at a mealing at the w *rk would end about October I. ;l ^vision has been offered by a com-! home of Thomas Hitchcwk. SrM «t G. Ii. Ballentlnc is being a-kcd by mitten compos***! of a ropreseritat ive'I tended by* Thomas Hitchcock, Sr.; Legion officials to take the scout from ^e Civic league, charab«*r of Augustus F. Goodwin, Bayard War masters position in Aiken and thev commerce and city council.    ren, S, A. Warner Baitaxzi, Teqipla horn*- that his bu mess affairs will    B    Salley,    City    attorney* sub- Gwathmey, Ludlow Kramer, Thomas permit him to undertake it. Ile ban. )nitu,d thf n(kW OTt|inano^, a„d afU * j McCreery, Ri*gan McKinney, William not yet announced his decision. !rtinor change* and short discussion. I Elkins, Charles White, I). Ivanenko. Ernest L. Allen was formerly a it WRfl p^ed, The new traffic reg- j I. Tolstoy, NN illiam Street, and Harry scout master here but hi* court j unions ar« not so much additior Worcester Smith. work necessitates his b**ing away t0 the present ones rn* elimination^ Another meeting wa* held in Feb-from the city for extended and reg l)f antiquHted rules, and do not mn , )iiry at “Woolworth House,*’ home ular periods and prevents him going form ^ th« rules suggested by into the work.    special traffic committee the TOWNSEND BUYS TWO LOTS P, VV. Townsend ha* announced the YUI re ha** of two lots near the freight deport, one from Mr*. Ada . Rhode* for $325 and anotia t* from J I’. Tarvt-r f r thr s im of $125. 1'he lot bought f on M i Rh b- •■fnrrmarred ftttxlH? feet and the’other |75xl0fi.    Sn!*? was made dired and M r. Town end pine to . reef • w I bungalow- rn tile near future f rent. WINT! R RESIDENT HEAD PRINCETON DEBAR I MENT SINGER OFFICIALS HERE TOMORROW Three official* of the Singer Sew ng Machine company will visit th* local oflier t (morrow on then in- ■ «*c ‘ion tour I hey are G B Bray ton af New Yqrk. superintendent of agene!*- I M Traynor. of Spar tan burg, «upervi*or of ag* rn ie . ani 1 , Ii 1,ihbs, Vtlanta, c«*i tral ag* • ? County Cotton Seed Germinating Badly I ic NY • idem of VV ashing t4> head - a": .intl Br inreto Mr P for rsec*' the Un.: * hut \ ken, >n, D , schoo affair*, 1 I' ade. and it < .. has of public new I v ) of a tiled ti at inp ag* ii'. 1 all farm urn' *-i itv d ho \ ik en well. snow, an ! tic ['iowan, I- a vc their cottu anting in ut >o it',’ y 'cc*id ■ farm . IM Jig of Harry Worcester Sm'th, and Ifir. Hitchcock wamade ebffixi-tcn, ^    ' Temple Gwathmey, secretary and treasurer. Mr. Hitchcock has appointed F. S. von Stade, Bayard Warrcu, and Augusta* Goodwin, steiwiffdt* of th# new four**!, and Thomas McCreery, clerk of th*' course. First rat!’ meeting of the new as--ocia*ion will be held Friday, March, ll, w 1 lh these qualifications and race-: Aiken Steeplecha-e at 3 p. rn.; private sweepstakes at    $10    each; the Eastern Horses club vs ill give a pi,. .. of plat*' to the rill* r »f the win-•or; gentlemen rider* acc*qitable to the committee; weight    i *'»•*,    over- .ve'ght a!, Aholt    thr*-**    mil * ov* r regular Aiken    I rag    Hue. run March ll, entries dose March 8, Aiken Solons Would Create Sanitary Body 'he frier ion. Jr. • he in < ighl host VV 111 .ll fin* th. Nj a Aiirmldjr Bill Provide* lot toon to Control Sewer* Creek Valley Dntr it t- \ Comnni-1n H or*# oil y to ii i- in a pro! held tin r< . Mr. lie ton is a well known figure in professional t«nni» rank- and should place hig» .1: the tournament. His unofficial ranking among American tennis pro* is fifth. In Palm Beach he meets about twenty of the leading players in the United State*. GLOVERVILLE MAN Annuli- Hunter Trials Orc VZ L*“n?e Gathering Harry Wont *.cr .Smith Win* in Two Event* and Second in Another— kirkover and McCreery Judge*. NN . I* G M \s< JNK Cl* APT FR MMI is YOUNG MEN PI EAD GUILTY Protection i ciest Aim New Association SKULL IS FRACTURED .Ie- e and resit! ly injart down a tree .-ll.. hi* skull VV... oi, about TO years old, rig near NVagener, was bad-! !a-t week, while cutting • . A limb from the.foiling t., Mc. NYood and fractured He was rushed to the Ai ken hospital, and is now in a very serious condition. HITCHCOCK NAMES POLO COMMITTEE Tommy Hitchcock, Jr., cap Lain of the American polo team which will defend the international cup against Great Brit inn th*- >car, has selected a committee of five tm take charge t-f all arrangement f 1 •he matches. Mr. Hitchcock wa- * /lifted chairman of the de fen. *' committee some Erne ag*'. Sen rig with him on the com nnt’eo will be Carleton I Burke, of Los Angeles; D. Stewart Jg!chart, Westbury. N Y , George ll. Mead, Aiken. S G ; A. Charles Schwarts, New York and John Hsy Whitney. of Manhaaaett, N V J. NY. Fountain, 52 year old Gloverville citizen, committed -u nde NN cd-m aday morning by blowing hi- head almost i-ff with a shotgun, whil* -it ting on the floor of hi- horn**. He was founibthere bv hG wife at about 7 o’clock' U'edne-iay morning w o n she returned home, having spent the night out with friend* after ber husband had threatened her. Coroner J. T. Tarver investigated the case but did not think an inque-1 necessary. Mr. Fountain had been in ill health for some time ami t* i* thought that 'his was responsible for his act. Ii*' accomplished hi- death by tying a string to the trigger of a shotgun and in that manner sending the shot into his brain. Funeral service* were conduced a* ti e graveside at Langley on I nudity by the Rev. K, D. Smith. Sim iv ng Mr Fountain are Iv w fe. NI• 'I ner1 a knun*.un, * Hove tv Hie ; h i- mot cr, M r L. V Fountain, of Gloverville; two sister . Mrs. J. R Purvis, of Gloverville, and Mr*. M. A Wood, f North Aug Ma, and several niece# and nephew# Pallbearer* were T. W Ramsey, Ed Newberry, B**rt Corbett, Bonnie Sizemore L'olte Harrison and NN til Addle \ large ten b d I eif*! tie •ow*! < 1 f winter resident al nu ai hunter trial- ut \\ edn<‘ -day lift* r noon * » nts. Harry D. I’uhli an B* Ad. .lid for Mullion Morn*. W S porno r i Meeting 4 H Club Ho ter Prudent, t Mr* 1 v Oak* Monday. marge. tom , f j imping •I. if 1 amdt r.C K,: K Thomas H Met veery, acted a es in thi trial*. Names of events, hor-es. and winners were: lights«. cion, "Strong Bow," Hurry ter Smith up, blue ribbon; 15e«t," eeef>nd place. NI t idleweight    cia- j I a vv k.” M :    ltd..:'. first place; “Galotrab.” r Chari* * NS bite, second placi at i U I i g ! f\ n at*'" a the co the jail att* V FERRY BRIDGE BILL UP IN LEGISLATURE NY I!arnv ■an (»1 U fire* Ste! •? rode Hinter evi ! Begar d I* -mith j o a w • sh hi!* M K n "Flyir g NV :nu ll. idden by an I M NY H i a ted to Sh«-t ll s arre-ted, ing the ba! id guilty be ' h* Ma M J! id. ^inter re an na , ,! ucn a ing, etc \ be I OOO. is at MRS. ramie 'Gala "Rh- HENDERSON ON COM MI FT El f K I A If en bv M (; L !’ bv a V ii I*... . ll. abd vt . .learn 1 j!,. md G I . rn tern NN <.IRL SCOUTS MEET TOMORROW ti rive on ll.: era y Ntkim'- Girl Scouts w ii hold j Figure-** alreud their re-l iar weektv meeting to-: group show that morrow afterr.otin at T 30 at the r* 365 ii'Iterates, \ik«n Library.    **3 illiterate#. A ken county a bile the otv rot w ii! hr rn ad# t o t * •—*• . > • ♦• a - *• sn t ne erection • ak*. etc . probably ti bet ween 25 and 50 per amount expended. if ter it a t ;