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VOL. 60—NO. 40AIKEN, S. C., WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER I. 1930
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Municipal Owned Power Plant
Proposed for the City of Aiken
City Council Rejects New Franchise Offered by South Carolina Power Company.
J S. HATHCOCK, TO 3PEAK ON ‘COOPERATIVE MARKETING
General Sessions Court Convenes on Oct. 20th
Tem of Two Wook*, with Judge
Feast Day of the
Siller* of St* William'* and St. Anggia Join in Fbi* CdUbratio«.
Wodne ffie j^ssi
J, S. Hat brock. af Colutnbia. Will speak lo a oouncy-ww.e meeting <»f farmers at the Court Hens# to lay
11 ■" ...........—..............‘on “Co-op* rattt# Marl et in g of Cot-
Th< fight between the City of This e«wimrtt**e i« H. F Etlnsredf#. to council. therefor^ Bi* ll Hc»6lv#it j ton
Aliet m anti the South Carolina Pow- K. W. W«twb and W. H. Weather- r that the Mayor ta tfereby empowered j Hathcork la genera! mai ler
er Company for an equitable light ford. jto appoint a commote#
and power rate im* about rome to a the com minion of Public
settlement, and the city authorities - P««»* a Works a* to the feasibility of install*
have taken the first atap for a mum- * City Council held a special meet- . *T * Diesel engines to supply oleo-
cipal owned light and power plant, • ing on Wednesday night to consider tricity for pumping water and sup At the joint meeting of the com
will «-iRf* =-*• in \on Munday October. 2 0th, with Judge Hesse pre-1 H i stets of siding.. Tho court will last for two . fittingly .ol weeks. The docket is very htavy . kcSdeihy.
and it will '.akl* more than two week-- ' The Pea • Wag it. '•> err
bf n Lad > e<i
Mr. Hathcock to confer f of the South Carolina ti-operative i Cotton Marketing Ass . iatlon and formerly a represents* ive of the Federal Farm Board, and will be able to explain in detail how the
-I the new franchise with the officer- plying the City of Aiken aith el**. I Federal Farm Board Will absist farm-
The pre- trio power.
Britt## of three appointed by council of the company present.
to study this question and the Com-jsent franchise expires in May, 1981. Mayor frank P. Henderson ap-
mission of Public Works held at the The company asked for a franchise Panted Councilmen B. F. Etheredge.
Council Chamber on Monday night I for 25 or $0 years, with rates that ®- lh Dyches, Henry* E. Holley and
a resolution was passed. are out of reason as far as the city H. Weatherford to this commit-
“That w# go so record aa fay* it concerned. jt« to con(^r "*th th* Commission
or ne a municipal owned light ■ j Th# company clatms thst tb# mm\&t rabHc Works. Mrr Hulky was
and powar plant/’ frsnchise will save the city in street named chairman.
. . • . - .. light* about $1,000 per year, but Representing the power company
And after discussing the franchise ; u«w*» ‘ i *
admit* raising the rates olf certain [*t th© meeting were L. A Magraw.
" consumers in the city.. Then again price president, and JI R. Crist, rat#
they have higher lates for the tour- j expert,
lit*. The company proposed to
charge the city $125 a mile per
year for all wires run in the city.
This was not in the old franchise.
j era in the marketing of their cotton, j Every cotton fanner in Aiken | county should hoar ti. speaker and j try and profit by what he says. The price of cotton is now very low, and if a farmer can ben* fit himself by ^ Hat he may leo#*, Alien be etembl -attend this meeting.
offered by the South Carolina Power Co., the committee went on rec- | Ord as
“Opposed to giving a frail* chiie to the South Carolina Power Co., for twenty-five year*, under the rate* offered."
Aiken Route Has
Juror* for Fir*t Week
The following petit jurors w drawn yesterday:
B. M. Mathews, Belvedere, ll. K. Sample. North Augusta, IX ii. Eidson, Salley.
A. M. Dean, Warrenville.
T ll Morris, Aiken, Route 2. H W. Wynn, North Augusta.
J. (*. Salley. Belvederi*.
Jesse Moyer, Eureka.
W, M. Du Boss*. Monetta.
J. F. Sofge. Bath.
6, T. Anderson, Warrenville.
J. L. Smoak. langley.
J. A. Scott, White Pond.
A. H. Beck. Warrenville.
Our Lady of M. et! in by the celebe*
__ _____¥ Mass, cc eh rat i d by
j Pastor of Mary Help Church, head of Aiken Missions, the St, vc j George Diet*. The leadenly b<
I ing school students and the Si
’ sang during the Maes,
The Sisters of Si William's . School, Ward, S, a branch of the
Aiken Missions, ram# in to Allen
for the celebration.
Benediction was given at three in the afternoon in the Convent Chapel. At Lur o'clock, the student b dy of the Academy gave an informal musical and reception to the Sisters. Two choruses were sung with spirit and the instrumental selections both of the piano and violin were well
Committee Meet* on Thursday
The joint committee discussed thc m a tier at length and it is proposed to put in a Diesel engine plant, either at the site of the water pumping plant or in Aiken, and generate what power may be necessary f tr this city. George!own has recently built its own plant, and a committee of three wa- named to vit.it Georgetown and siudv condition* them,
Another once ting of th# committee will be hebi on Thursday night and Both Mayor and Andermen consider there will be present R, E. McDon-; he new franchise unreasonable and unjust Th t
MOST CARS COUNTED ON AUGUSTA HIGHWAY
ll. L Plunkett, Warrenville Route rendered. A. R. Ellenburg, langley,
J. M, A’»>nco, Jackson.
E i >, Franklin, A an* hi • .
K. S tau be*. \ k< n.
fullowing resolution wa*
a - -
"In view of the fact that the pro-posal mad*; bv the South Carolina Power Cuing any to furnish the City of Aiken street lighting and its oaten* electricity for domestic and induct rial purposes is iU8-ati$faet‘>ry
ald, of the firm of Burns & McDonnell, of Kansas City, Mo,
This firm aie experts on th- building and operation of power plants. md know about Diesel engines. They will give the com -litten fact* and figures covering the a power plant for tovvr size of Aiken.
A section of Route I between Augu ta, Ga., and Aik* n v-a< by far the most heavily traveled highway in Booth Carolina in August, judging fl >1 the tVnffiC count re; ..it of the state highway department.
, til., ar I Id. 4.dll ,y chi i k-cs. The I Grin r
Al I! < i. !> ,! O.
a I k;
Meet and Organize
About 125 Teacher* Attend Meet-ing and Enjoy Fine Luncheon.
MR. J m snullings rcsigns Howard Bell Found
POSH ION WITH POWCK CO.
About 12'» teacher- attended the nuetmg held tin Saturday at th,' Aik*-n Institute, for the purpose of organizing th** County Teachers1 Association.
Several speaker* had b**en invited for this occasion, bul unfortunately they could not be present, and the topic "Planning the year’s work" was the subject for discussion,
The following officers were elected: Prof. Paul Knox, of North Augusta, president; Prof. T, M. Nelson, of Wagener, vim president; ■- Mr-Easie A tier be ry, Graniteville. secre-tary.
The next meeting will be held the last part of this month.
After the business session a delightful luncheon was enjoyed.
Nit. J McLucius Snelling-, who has .... a connected with the South ( ’a-rolinn Power Co., for the pa-* fifteen ci ais, has r< signed, effective Oct.
I. He will enter business for himself in A h ; ta, Ga.
During the time he has been connected with the power company his ^
; relations have been most cor(!iaL_and i n ^ :P he is held in high esteem bv the pen- a pie of Aiken. Horse ('reek A alley and North Augu ta. His friends regret ■thai he leaves A ken.
Bet w* en the hours of I p. rn,, Saturday, Au-automobiles were count ors between the two next bet iv en Dunes: where 2,145 cars were The Columbia area pin fourth, with the New Cayce, stretch of Roo' 1.772 cars and the Matthews link if the s. having 1,725 antomobi; ' The least traveled I
Howard Bell, about 45, of Clear- count show.-, was Routi water w a. killed Munday night when Chappe is and Cross H lie ran his car off the able of the Au- lr. cars, none of then a- A .ken highway approximately automobiles, were cl
OS. M IT
ley Johns ll. Rand ll. Berg* R. Ed.-mi. W. Kin, on Kirkli A. Jom ..
I.. NI.*1,1 F. M < n
Dead In Automobile
Machine Ran Off Highway on Augusta-Aiken Road
* n I y
ll. I Et * \ i:
f. H ,
lend, N. der, Salley, ry. Ridge Sprin , Wagener.
•own, \\ agt • • r, on. NA .mlr. ill, Windsor, n. North Augu Ti, N *' Ii \ mr:i y. Windsor,
.ml. WaiTvnviUe I alit v.
I, N rth \ ugli dge, .Aiken, iks, Mont moron c, Wagener,
Mi--- Nancy Harley, a graduate of Ehe claw of I‘.*20, who i- taking post graduate work executed several beautiful piano selections.
This is one of the many joyous day- the Sisters and the student body hope to have dui nit the session.
County Health Officer Warns of Diphtheria
oath of Clearwater, cuttingj<’harpP*i®"AMtnton static! on deep gaah in lux head. Bell w a* J 54; v..tx second fen rn th#
originally from Gri enA tili*. and was! with 64. working in the boiler r<»*>m of a A total of 92,if I’leurwuter mill. He vias married - rd more than anv
wen1, * rn nil
i I! t *
v» 1 rn ♦rrnan and la re* W. J. J Fred J .* Charlo r< any. Bunk Si
COUNTY MARKET ELECTS OFFICERS
LARGE ATTENDANCE PRESENT
Murk*! to Im Ojmmmm! nm Tv>tday§
aud Saturday* train 9 ta 11.30 A, Mi
Ti e organisation of the Aiken < • t\ Cl i • Mat .ct a • -ted
la st Friday morning at the market shed on Newberry st **>« t. flan* were made for the opening of tho market <01 0 - tuber "th.
Th f ollowing officer* were elected J Edgar flankir-'-on, of Tala-■'• irne, president,
S, B. Stigler, of New Holland, vice president.
M;is. I,. B. Eubank*, of Aiken, secretary and treasurer.
The h »ard of director* is compose-* I of J. S. Head, A ken; Mrs. Vance Lrvingston, Kitchmgs Mill; W, H, Me* lam. Jackson. .About 50 per-Hons, both from tho city and county attended th* meeting. Short talks were made by B. F. Ktberedee. meriiher of city council, for the city of Aiken; G. H. Ballentine, for tho chamber of commerce; Mr*. C J. Hill, for the Civic league, all three of whu-h organizations r.i-opemted in the movement to tecurc the market. George K. Prince, chief of tho mark, ling divi ion of the Glemaon college * xten-don service, and Loui$ Vt iiinet h*»riictiHurisl, were
pri-ent at • he nu ■! mg,
'The market which Will he opened uniter the stipend nm of the dhc*‘ of Mi-- Fh-nH-h Hatley, county home demur, tration agt at, will be i-M eve Th* sd.»v and Saturday r -0111 ‘ ’a I I 'IO t'l lock. A ll UH 'lilt, ; wiM pay •1 - mu’k, I r> nor cent. commission on all sales of their prodeo a* ,i a member must be a regoist producer, the rules stilting that att* "lance as the market at least one half of the month's mar* kl t days will l*<’ required of a mcm-be-i before he can vote.
Bird Boxes at
Aiken Flower Show
Emily Geiger Council Celebrater Birthday
ear. Of this trrrxi. >er cent. of those* 0 »f state vehicles.
t rv, ti H I ~r t ti
MR CHATTERTON AT
TEA TRAY ROBBED
“The Tea Tray” operated by Miss Marie Parker, hut closed during the summer months was entered by thieves on .Saturday night and two •diver candle sticks were stolen. Entrance was made through the back door. The police have no clues as to the guilty parties, however a flash light was left in the house:
With Fine Whiskey
Emily Geiger, Council No. 32, Daughters of America, celebrated its Sixth Anniversary with a supper on Friday night. September 26th, at the Titanian Hall. A delightful time was had by all present, and one of : the things most enjoyed was the I beautiful piano selections rendered j by M tss Irene Taylor, of Montmorenci, during the serving of the : supper. The program was as follows;
Toastmaster—Edward S. Croft,
Music—-Miss Irene Taylor.
Invocation—Gee*. R. Webb.
History of Emily Geigler Council —Miss Sarah Knox..
Address; ‘‘Preparing for Citizenship—Cecil ll, Seigler.
Address: "To the Ladies"—J. T. Tarver.
Bong: “Carolina Moon"— L. L.
and had om child. ~
\ negro, who gave his n line as ' William Smith, found the wreckage an I the body of th* lead man when rn rn ftrg down a hill, the lights-Cif' birr car flashed on a roadster wedged upright into a ditch. He called to him, and receiving no answer, waited until two men, Harry Wheat and Mitchell, of Langley, came along.
They found the man crouched un- ! der the steering wheel and summoned A. B. Baird, Clearwater consta-1 hie, who said the automobile was
scarcely damaged. _
Bell was pronounced dead before being removed from the scene of HOUSEWIVES INVITED TO accident.
Sheriff Howard and Coroner Tar MARKET OPENING
v«*i* went to the scene early this ,
morning and the coroner held an in-1 Housewives, boarding hou-* keep
la: cen Y
Eugene Chatterton, Agricultural and Industrial Agent of th** South Carolina Power pal speaker at luncheon yesterday. He spoke on "Industrial Problems" and gave u most interesting talk.
Will Jack-.11 In rceny.
Charles A rth ' -ck.
R Th O'Shu-TiTs, mu rd* r.
Mal O'.Shields, murder.
John Elder, housebreaking larceny.
M arr im Newman, violation
will be : oi her to the
aith Depart it elal arrange
er Co., was the princi- 1,1 aH1 J11"1' sit. the Kiwanis Club ( ( ' ^'t'*
ill en L :.u_ _
-in nts wit h 11 cult :i to secure toxin ant 1 lox rn for
school and pre-school children for 15 cons pi t child. This will cover th*- cost of the entire three do— s
oidition a prize will In* offcr-thc b* -I bird bo* made by i'oyh. -Am: box catered- for. comjM-t Hon -Ii,ail,! conform to the following rules:
The box mu*! be suitable for one of the following natl**- birds; with entrance hoi* of shout the size
Norman Jones, housebreaking and
Charlie Corn, beating board bill.
Tom .Singleton, reckless driving. Sam Cochran, assault,
11 ct ai I I'd-, cr, \ alation pi >h 1 tion law-.
Gerald lolyer, the Driver, Arrested and Held in Jail
The total bales of cot! rn ginned in Aiken County prior to September 16 is 9,625. Tins is in contrast to the 2.OHL* bales ginned prior * * th*-same date last year. These figures
have just been released by the Bu-
Sprawls, E. S, < roft, J. T. I ai ver. j r,.au Qf the Census, LL S. Depart
Miss Sara Knox, Mrs. Bettie Brown, I of Commerce*
Mrs. Mabel Burckhalter.
with you till wo
ers, and all others interested in pat remixing the Aiken County Club Market n Newberry street, iko invited to attend the opening next Tuesday morning. October 7th, from 9 to I I :20 o'clock. The market will also laeopen every Tuesday and Saturday at th,s time. Come to the market to buy your fresh vc getable*, eggs, etc, Ev« tything guaranteed to he fresh.
FEDERAL COURT ADJOURNS ON SATURDAY
The Urtuited State-* jourm-d on Sat ir*la\ wi * kb work, (’l iminal pied th** ut ti nt ,n of ’ h
and where given by the Health Of j given fifer there will of conto-, be no
charges for its administration.
Beginning next Saturday toxin anti-lox'in will be administered at the office* of the health department < ach Saturday from 10:00 a. rn. to 2 OO I*, rn., and during the Week da\s from j < arolina Wren
now on until Januai*y 1st it willior larger.
1 a1 o be administered in th* various I I
- M'hools of the C'ounty where a Chickadee* ll
many a '* n or more children apr*!* I (
j for I. I’le school children ma: a if brouglvt to th*- %arious schu
when vi-.-t, -I b\ I he Ileal' h 1 Mb
Bluebird Entrance hide I 1-2 in, hrs, or larger.
Gnat I rested Fly Catcher—Mole in* bes.
I lit ker or Red headed Woodpecker
Hole I 1-1 inch
ti! Friday at ran heal'! tw Practically f r violation
M >*! >f ‘re ,
in. a1 en 111*
•xvii ens* s. very ca > *r the ,.r dub: '• ndan' pl*
; rf (‘
I was ,!! law
e I I 2 inch.
,!■ I I-H inch. for Purple M Brit! inches inside ut ti inches square.
-J God dx
meet again." Mrs. T, W. Turner, I Auburn automobile driven J accompanist. ald lolyer, was -eized by Road •er Price I aliaw, on Sunday it, and proved to be a rich catch. r»* 1 I
car was packed with 262 bottle# Jay Birds Lose to
ugh grade whiskey. Edisto Academy
lr. Fallaw was stationed at Johns-
n, and noticed a big car paw* that 1 _
used hi-1 suspicion, and ill a few The N**t Game to be Played With
came along — - - — * *
Revival Meeting Begins at First
Baptist Church on Sunday Morning
mull •<-ic Kit lee ■ *ny aHousc Flit i am •' I ch L * v i , xi- fur the smaller birds (in !;ii* njfmed) should not bo bi1 c r than J\lx8 inches, and h* !art', r birds about 5x5x8 . with the box fat woodpecker [argel and deeper,
’ • w i rh ing to * mer the min-, nt* st at th,. Mower show -btall nit irmati rn ft urn \ na Hahn M Ii ihn will be
I* lr., * a board to any pt-r-
ut e I’ For !.
tes a second car
Ehrhardt on Friday
Fallow go vc cli
and finally m -
mod the i ai a * it ca
The well-drilled and expert#
into Aiken, ne
ar the Aik* ti ■
.football team from lid st0 Au
Ie my !
in showed tbi* car
trawled the Aiken InstitLt**
be filled with
whiskey. The dri
Birds ‘Oi Friday altern,, ,n. bj
who gave ’n:*
address a- Ubany,
big score of 27 to 0. The vis
Y.. wa arrest
el arid I* dged in j
cl n • ■ ery quarter a od
an I the ear si
rn" ii, I and outplayed the
drove out on the
ieiy- in every department.
ken 1 ’0 Iambi a
road looking i”"11*
IT <• out tar dire pla><■>
hilt car. which
hi considered the p
1 raft, at quarter, Webb, B .
car. an i he tu
and it n> ar Uro-lai
-'n RI alf back*. In fact the \
a1-,rig the ways
team played well.
ti... ,.«<• pentnined a man and a
packed Tnr twWl
The Next Game
man and ‘
This car wa*
Vik.cn mil play Ehrhardt mr
* 7*f»X i .
>rmng th 1 * w"h ig
If,'lav 1 • ’ernoon, at 4 o’clock.
was taken to
the Court House
[game will Ik* played at the K
a I rn i a I
hr,,kl n un.
\ nurn1 • r of bot
J polo fie Id. Th*- people of ’n*'
of the b.....• brand w a e vet » •
I aft gix ng th* local team very
hospital. “Did J
I encourai'enient, iud ** " rwif
• i» at,
Mt tv A
Younp Boys Held
On Serious Charge
e,l in Aik,-:, C / Night Boti irren villp
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