Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - October 8, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina
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VOL 60 NO. 41
AIKEN, S. C., WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 8. 1930
MUST COLLECT DELINQUENT TAXES
Little Interest In Prize. Awarded by ENGINEER DISCUSSES ***** w , SUPERINTENDENT
Public Sale. Dibble Ubrary > Saturday Night
EXECUTIONS TO BE ISSUED
Comptroller General Order* Sheriff Howard to Levy cm Property for Unpaid Tax**,
Matter Auction. Off Serea Trafiti of Sixteen Certificate* Awarded to Cand Before Small Crowd. Children Who Read Required
— Number of Bouk..
Master H. N Oran offered seven; ——.'s-
I tract* of land for sale on saltsday. j Tho climax of Ute effort that ha* The* bidding was very slow and the been made this summer ; by Mrs,
MUNICIPAL power co.
Below is a part of a letter received from the Comptroller General under date of Got. 4 Or in •it.
Mr. J. P. Howard,
Sheriff Aiken County,
Aiken, S. C.
Both yaur office and this office
Leon Hailey At the Dibble Memorial Library to interest the children of Aiken in reading was reached M (in
land sold for small prices.
In the sale of D, K. Gantt vs. J.
W. Kilchings, et al., 99 3-4 acre* in ^___________ , _ _
the Tabernacle section, was sold to day morning when Dr. HL J. Ray,
the plaintiff far $100.00. presented during the chapel period
State & City Bank & Trust Co., lof Aiken Institute sixteen certift-
vs. James O. LaGrone, et al, 435 cates to those who completed the
acres about 2 1*3 miles from Han- required number cf thirty books.
kinson station, was bid in by the j The patronage of the children in
. , , ‘T u,'“ v‘»*‘ ^ plaint^ for $2,500. the library has been splendid for
have been lenient in the matter of „ , , u, . ,, „ „ .* ; , * .
„ . .. . , Bank of Western Carolina vs. Mrs. the entire summer. The circulation
tax collection* for some time past,, ... . , .... , , »L , .. , , , , *
. . .Cora VV right, administratrix, 40 1-2 for the months. June, July and Augend I feel that no just cause for j ... .. , , .
. . * , , .. ’acres, told to the plaintiff forint nos 14 & I books, with t»rty-thre«
complaint can now be made hv the I i
Interesting Facts Presented by R. E. McDonpell on Thursday Night.
Jr. O. U. A, M., and Daughter* of
America ta ba Entertained Here.
AT CAMP NEAR MONTMORENCI
‘aK> W Ber* Wrtfc ha
tam the district bl ating of Jr. O, Pick An<i 5bot AfUr B#i Twice IL V. II,, at “ **--- — •a-.-
a Ane meeting on $at* ( unlay night, October lith, In con-] m*ction with this meeting the Daugh
Ord a red to Stop.
Power compart mal electric currant at cost of production,
Hon of Mr. R. K. M engineer of th* hrfl of
. .. , , - j Capt Marion Betl, of chaingang
°* thl* *»(rtot- «?U Mn. ,h„t ,r.| kltu..! Will. Brown,
their to the city without tho city having ^.colored convict, Wednesday at the
I Junior, nill hold their me.-tin* um0 ^ „mp js
tv times the spent a cent. Ho said tho rates} . .. .
,, . r.t i iv,.*' the Court House, whde the Daughter--
the dedara-: could be immediately reduced, put i
. will hoi* their meeting at the Ma
nneli, expert lit would r equip* a few years longer . . „ , . . . ,. ....
’ r I * 'sonic hall. A joint mooting will he
Burns Alto pay for the plant.
. , V acres, told
__ _ b* “-J- by '•*' I $136.00. ll*,, nm* ** rn*".
x (..(Pl* rnm n 0,1 0 I e M. Whitney Int., va. Graver! Bas benn strand befur.
part c> col lect taxes; therefore.
] Ct Jack-on, ct a1,, house and lot tort cure a "mraer reading
McDonnell, of Kansal City, Mo.,’in He disetii conference with a spital committee matter, and having in charge the securing of form id government similar to the new light auld power rates for Ai- j Coramtwuon of Public VV orka to ope-iPn< ' i a tv tins plant-
For more Ham two bott* Mr. Me i H« rdStr*4 to ^ lhat hu
It ii. urdtred that you the sheriff , ut Alk*m CvUfily, proceed iqjeMUly |-F **? . or
with the -cdHbctton of execnti'm- in 1 Hrmer • '
you? bands, without favoritisnB or pring
dtoerimination. If advertiswMent ^ ®cre* ° a”( ‘
and sale is necwviry to enaiife rah ' .
to accomplish this, then -ueh itd^oSj ' !4 <
t“ Mc. I lr Vt .. v-4
west side of ticanitevijli:. Bid in toFjHjfe boy or girl maw r*.*ad thirty
must be taken.
It is further ordered that >t>u make final returns to the Treasurer of Aiken County ob or bcfVrfi, Mo-
’books approved by Hie librarian.
... - .. . . r armers cb merchants Bank, of?eight ut which must be of history,
with the cmlectSon of executnm- . . ,, . , . , . .it,
vuur M without favoritimf « «»'*•• v* ,;'0^ ***“■ .*) t’*?" 7 7.1 , ,
dbrrimirttion. If advert»trM "f Sold to th. pUlntlir; af thaao, of the fortj-thrvo rvoilvr.
. t #— *1 aaa Iva wj,0 jjd not receive certificates, sevc-
’arolina Chemical Co., ral were away for long vacations, iv*. J. B, Martin, 25 sores of land othc.s were seeking to cultivate a near Wagener. Sold to plaintiff for reading habit for the first time and $900. still other* were younger readers
, The Federal Land Bank, of Co- who could not be expected to com- j lumbia vs, Tames W. Hitching*, et ply with all requirements. al. IOO 1-4 acres sold to the plain- Those receiving certificates we*e I tiff for $750.00, a* follow*:
I The Sheriff sold an automobile Allen Futch, Elizabeth Boylston, lyider a conditional sales contrist, i Ed, Hendrix, Richard Hutson, Fran-
n.u»-ll discussed the plaiter with item would not consider employment I Mayor Uerulerr-n, AT dermal Holley* Aiken if they Were u«
Dyfchet, Etheredpr and Weather in Augusta on a
, , .1 : orui at thy Court House after the
ted every angle if the 11 , ,
. . , husinest se si on* ‘if tho two organ:-
advised the commission
, A number of prominent speakers have been invited fur this occasion, Sand a fine program hp been arranged. Atren Ahi delegates arc cr
This following town!
»»■«»■»' >— — ■■ —-— j .. . I long wins Winn: sis™, Edgefield,
isnt, aint.IIM-"*'-vol th. ».™mi,..lu 1 Snlrnta. (imiii-rrfflr, Un(rlrr, Bath
public WMW «b*ii* P.W" W brl -.......
( ai well arui Schrode
vember 15th next, for ade
Yours very truly,
A. J. BEATTIE, Comptroller General.
field at Council chan
I'he speaker had facts and figures to hundred towns whq owned power plants, power at very cheap ing to the efficiency
at a Bletting I financed Uke Aiken1* plant could be. I r last Th urb
Augusta to Build a Plant
Augusta city councii un Monday w that many I ,ujrht
autiion. ed the canal commis-1 tad municipal slon *0 v nm pie ie its plans for elac-
old light and ^ideation of tho canal and report j
ates, accord- final program t<» the couitcilmanic
of the city b(K)y,
plants. Power was produced as low Toe action followed the proposal j
as 3 cents for light aid less than I j0f uiuscl Engine company to
cent for power per idlowhatt hour. |eU-ctnfy the canal and furnish pow-j
cr to tho city cl Augusta, which was
Petit Jurors for
* -r- For a town the si se of Aiken he
, . , ... . Bid in by Gunter & Wilder, attorneys, ces Allen, Minnie Efron, Louise . , . ii,.««»l eneine I
I have svniuathrtiei with am ap- ” * ,, . , , . , would advocate a wicsei engm* ,rivt»n unanimous approval
J nave 8>mi Himxei «mh h |0> |200. Landrum, Katherine Undrum, John „ hftVft n,atie .
preciate the condition of these de-: 'plant, as these engines Jia\e maue cwit| committee.
,i | *, I A lot of boilers, pumps, jars, hoes Henry VV illiams, Louis Alvan©*,; .. f nn. ,n ,uHll I . . .
I nquant Uxpaycrs and have gladly , * . «... pinkie. •thl' keneiating of po^er so cnvap, After a great deal of discub-iun,
. i t.1 and shovels seized by the Sheriff krampton Durban. Seletnei nnaie- » i. _ n ,l .. . f .......
extended all the leniency possible * . , y ,, (that they ion sell M wet than uh part m by members of cuun-
v I u a- also sold. 'stem, Kathleen rmkiesteift, Eaaie! , , .
,, ,, ... ,, , ,, • ilarge companies. IU ism has - *1 • oil, members of the canal commis*
HHollev. Julius Ha.dman, Marianna I . . . .. .__. .. .. *
, ' j city owned plants, pebraska 4 slt)n ^ McDonnell Engineering com
,n‘*r' . __, ' imilar plants, with hurpreds of plants j pany 0f Kansas City, a resolution
I his year in addition to the read 1
within my power. Under the above order it will be necessary for me to j clear my files and all executions are Man Badly Hurt
now in the hands of my various
By Wagener Car
Aiken Branch School For Reserve Officers
Tim veer in audition to tho read-. I , , ,,
, * ... . , , located tn nil parts of the country, t,f ( ounctlmun I arni r G. iluward,
mg of the thirty books a first and n , ■
. Aft liut principally rn the west. He took 0( tbl, yU:tt Ward, was passed au-
. second prixe of $.>.00 and 5J.0U: , , ,, s * i
_i , I . ' dp individual cities and told wntt tho riling the ctntal commisMOQ t»
in cash was made to those readers I* , . , , . , . . , ,
Raymond Anderun Now in Baptist , -vroti* the ben story of the!tWify hftd ne* akt' n*'°‘ ‘a,> 8t,Ts for CttmplwU*
H~,.l.l lb.,.''k twy lilted I*.'bnt Int why.1 to b.ck up kl, 'af m.'n: ll. (.1,li —'• i'* '•'
- :..... that thl, might he . tm.- 1 "•fi‘7 « .>**«.■«* »■ Th*>vr. at Milwaukie, Vt
A. a result of having been struck t for different ages the points j'1’1* own,,J >’llinl ,or f1 Ul " I 1 »<**>
was ''to be judged were Dewiness, original-1
( . V,
by an automobile while standing in front of his
Sty and clearness. These papers
_ filling atation about 8 o’clock Thurs- were without name* or other marks
u,... . „ .J . ns- day' night. Raymond Anderson is inLg identification but wore numbcr-
'?L| u"!1 ' M r. ,nm hcm Ui* Buptist hospital, where ho is suf- ed juag«8 with Mrs. Frank
o . mo* o y faring severe body bruises, a badly Henderson as chairman rendered the
mangled leg and probably internal following decisions, the accident having occur-
The first regular meeting of the Aiken Branch school for Reserve Officers residing in and near Aiken for the year 1930-31 will be held at 7:30 p. rn., Monday evening, Oct. 13, 1930 in the office af Judge William M. Smoak in the Farmers and Merchants Bank building, Aiken. S. €. The school this session will be under Captain George E. Cook, F. A. (DOL), Instructor 319
the Thayer proposal, the cussed. At this tima the city has l<tnili Wl>uld he electrified so as to
about reached its limb in bonded furnish this city with power in com
Geiirgiu Dower ompany, ami it would be financed ^$1 Id tho en- |,y u |()cai eomnany at an initial
injuries, the accident having occur-, red about three and one-half miles $5 yo. from Columbia on the Wagener road.
Anderson, the son of Mrs. Katie Anderson, whose service/ station ' bears her name, was preparing to fill an automobile with gas when mg^(, another machine, driven by James
(Ed. Hendrix) First Prize, J Milner) 2nd I
debt, but Mr. McDon he knew of concerns come into Aiken and tire plant, ope rat* the same
scale of rates that A ken is now paling for electricity and within ten or twelve years hand the plant over
b l --aid that p^qjon wuh the • that would company, and it
'investment of approximately $1,000,-000, with a 50-year franchise made,' nut in the name of Mr. Thayer,
D. Garvin, Sr.. Wagener. ll, Anderson, Langley,
S. Hpire-, VV iml-or.
C, Lynch, North Augusta.
F. 1 * unit*'I Hath, ism1 Byrd, Langley.
VV, Moyer, Vaucluso.
E. Palmer, Langley.
. K. Vrthur, Aiken Route »’>.
T. Mc Cork Ie, Aiken R Ute ■>. H, Bab s, Jackson, IL F. I).
, S. Howard, North Augusta. Gantt. Wagener.
L. VV. Chapman, Aiken Route I. ii. I', Ramsey, Kathwood.
Edward I Perry, lo Ivedere (i !,. Wei ks, VVh te Pond.
VV. I Knock, North Augusta.
(). VV. Belding, North Augusta. Ollie Bod ie, Aiken,
J. Price Timmerman, Trenton.
A. D. Asilid, Monetta.
B. Asbill, Monetta.
B. Erg Ic, Ridge Spring.
P. C. Turley, Graniteville,
I Lu*. Rhoden, Trenton.
Ne ii I Merritt. North Augusta. titer Rigp- , V aurin se.
B. Howjiid. North Augusta.
Coroner Tarver held an inquest
I that afternoon and examined several
I witnesses who testified in substance that Capt. Bell order*d Brown to get water for dinner, and the con*
viCt replied that he was too Meet! to do this. Later he picked up an I ■ n ( apt.
Bell. Mr. 11-11 ordered Brown ta st p, bu: the darkey Mwmucd to mlvnnee an i He was again ordwtNfiT
ta atap. Mr. Bsf]I then pulled hi* gun aed shop --ho darkey tkraugb
the right aide.
A jury returned a verdict that Brown “t ame to hi* death while advancing upon Marion Bell with an ; ice pick in hh hand, by a wound fr im a pistol in the hands of Marion Bell, being justifiable, acting in elf defense, while discharging hi* [duty".
j Brown was a native of Aiken and ‘was convicted at the last term of j court f>>r violation of the prohibition law, and received a sentence of eight month*.
At Baptist Church
SERVICE BEGAN MONDAY
Deep Intrrril Manifested mg Now Being Held, tended.
in Mlnet* Well At-
No. 2 (Marianna Prize, $2.00. would fight anythii
The children are to be congratu- J interfere w ith his lated on the achievement of the. Falling into th* summer. This constant reading man however pi o
g that seemed to zood ma ter. banda of a cruel ■ii just the oppo-
it necessary to materially in cr* ase the number of childrens Baughuran. of Wagener approached. !,U()gs before another summer.
J. Ii. Gantt, of Wagener, who was pj0j 5—Smoky
Field Artillery. Thereafter the school aiHU in the car with Baughman, aid snick} wan *. wild mu-.taru luna will be conducted at the same hour machine was swerved in an j)orn on a plateau
and place every second and fourth altempt to pass another automobile seV*ral months his \innrlnv pvenimzs for the remainder Th,, Ka ,
Monday evening* for the remainder
of the session. There are about (if- j bjjn(jt,d him so that he did not see
plateau out west
mother gave him
r meeting them. The lights, he said, his only training, teaching him to
fight rattlesnakes, wild cats, wolves
teen Reserve Officers in this District j Anderson until he had hit him. anj €Very wild thing that bothered
eligible for this course of study.
CAS PLANT NOW IN OPERATION
Office Opened With Big Celebration Yeiterday, With Several Hundred People Attending.
The men were on their way from When his mother weaned him
Golumbia to Wagener when the ac- he took up with un old horse who cjdent happend. J had been trained by cowboys and
-- learned Iota of horses lessons from
AIKEN COTTAGES TO OPEN him.
——— When he was four years old a
I The Aiken Cottages will open cowboy named Clint tried to break 'October lath. The matron, MF* hun and train him. He named him jjane Fraser, who has been spending Smoky because he was a dark gray, the summer at Saluda, N. say Clint knew that to really win the re-; that she expects about fifteen pa- sped of a wild horse he had to prove • Hents at the opening of the institu- to the horse that he could master
him without killing his spirit. Smoky seemed to hate humans more than any animal he had met up w.th, so
IMPORTANT CASES BEFORE SUPREME COURT
Gas was turned on by the Gas Company on Monday about noon anil the first meal to be cooked by gas
in Aiken was by Mrs. ll. G. Ander-] ---- hi meant to he minded in what ever
(on on Sunset Hill. She has the On Wednesday, Oct. 15th, two hp tried to teach Smoky to do.
distinction of having had the first I cases from this circuit will be heard Smoky learned to love him tho—
-ton installed, and Mrs. J. M. J before the Supreme Court. hut no one else could ever do any*
I site, that dumb animals »r ‘ unjustness of mean men an rilled with a si 'it of revenge a-> great aa man ha-. An unkindness J to them .seems never to be forgotten, i While on the other hand their re sp on se to kindness is almost human No. 2
“The Little Maid of South Carolin*
Thi- is a s^ory of a little girl, June Lambert, who was about my age. She was very brave, and a true American. Hor cousm Mdli-eent was a sweet girl too, but I didn't like her so well because she was in sympathy with the British,
I enjoyed reading of CharliMon, and the eountry on the rivers near Churheton, as I like to know about the Bt ate I live in.
The -tory is of the Revolution at the time ii.'' British held Cnurles-t in.
Juno's father was fighting in the
American army under General
ELBERT FLOYD HELD EDR CRIME
K it land, Warn nvilh Parker, Aiken, Gunter, Langley. Franklin, North SEetiley, Langley Hammett, M at re Fulmer, Stove rn.
ARRESTED NEAK GREENVILLE POSTMASTER Al JACKSON
Detective Rn hard* Sent to Aiken to Aunt in Finding E*ct* About the Killing
Mrs Lucite M ; appointed posting ' *•* her Appointment ha vin on la “ I t i ;a>.
has bio n Jackson, been made
The t vungclisUc services at thv First Baptist church began on Sunday morning with a sunrise prayer service, at 11:15, Dr. McLean preached and the music was in charge of Rev. W. Arnold Smith, of Atlanta,
1 ■ nr11 itoons Were .it both
services. Mr. Jltnith hns already en-I ca red him-elf with the people, a splendid christian man and a gifted 'cadet ut gospel muaic, he has organized a large eTTorus cfibTr and a fine junior choir and the song service each night at 7:45 will be moat at' motive.
Monday evening Rev, Dr. Wm. Ru -ell Owen reached the city, and fore a crowd that packed every Ilion of the church he gave his I 1 rat * ii nu sge, \ Pilgrimage* to Cross” wonderful in pictures
Sheriff Howard hun been busy for the past week keeking evidence to prove that Howard Bell, of Warren-I Ville, wa- killed and did not iii from injuries received in an automobile wreck.
Bell's body wa found ii his car I in a ditch on the Aiken-Augu “a
highway, the ! right in t he
automobib rrtt iitch and only
.ii ad mad hat f us head, vim' to Gri Ca ; Elbert
s it ha- bl • ’I
R. R. COMMISSION ENJOINS BGS (OMPANY
I In Ort ll
ill hear ar . Kailr md run sit ('n.
cr l ith Judgi rumcnt in the f' umnission This is a 1
and siorv Dr. Owi|i will preach ■ ach af term 1 in at I o'clock, ami each night, he is a man of great power, me of the best evangelistic preachers in the South, and pastor of the 1 lug First Church of Asheville. briery ne who can should attend these ; mu 1 tit cs and get the message in ser-j mmi and -long. A deep interest has I li en manifest; from the first ser-.ire, this with the large congregations forecast a wonderful aerie* of . r* civ al services.
eum bad many hard battles proving (Greem
t hr am
so dun pl mtation went to Char! grand m<
Knox, on Hayne avenue wa* a close! The first case is pf general inter-’thing with him lf they tim second, her range’ having been in- est involving the rights of the city to him into doing things.
\v lr 'id).
and bef nil.'Ill n the A-him
stun to slat ther,
Hell and Floyd.
Women s Clubs Here
Friday, Oct. 24th
CLUB MARKET OPENED TUESDAY
A SUCCESSFUL DAY
iv. r, |
d ti a!
i Civic Le*Ijur Hoitriiyi I louie.
,uid Student Club Joint Meeting* at P*rt*h
About Two Hundred Hale* Made—-A Nice Outplay of £ourUry Produce.
ti tailed about the -ame time.
Tho company, is meeting with a great deal of success, and of the*305 ligned .1 petition signi .intr their intention to Use gas many of them are buying their fixtures and having them installed as fast as possible.
Already about 150,000 feet of main- have bi «*n laid, the wn de sec tion of the city north of the railroad cut having been covered. The mains are now being laid in lh* southern parts of tho city, an i within a few weeks tho whole system .* * o'i.pb'*'-l
Office Demonstration Yeiterday
has ta kl n an
idiange parks .as demanded by the ' growth of the city. The title of the case is: AV. C. Plunkett, et it!., respondents against City of Aiken, et a1., appellants; Henderson* k Salley for appellants. Wil'ianis, Croft A ; lusbee for respondent'.
The second case is: Hannah IL
Temple, administratrix, respondent, versus the Atlantic Coast Lift# ihil-• i.:, jinpiJlnn!; ll. K. G., ■ av. :
li.iuglaa McKay for appellant, Philip ll. Arrowsmith and William, Croft and Busbee for respondent
Hmoky with the
was turned >ther horses
( lub Mark. ' and '.hi
mg summer him and trU cruelty hut killed him Im •Smoky wa to a Kodoe
a half bre
to Gem :ut M
IHI JAY BIRDS AVIN
I . P
wa iii I
.tv Wagener .»( Aik. ii on Friday Aft. moon
BEIDLER CASE BEFORE SUPREME COURT
d to d and <
'he Gas e .C !’ Imlay
Richland opening ton arid e
i men! s
•en provi.icd, re aSHTved t
•.'ach visitor invenIr
avenue and day. Dor . rung many Tin offict with cut ta* An or-
Supn me (blurt of will hear the case C. Tax Cnmmi
if H ion on
Wagmrr Mere I fid*f
■ ride ii
ist i ai
a suit involving an in of $(15,000 which th*
• - due, and which th* Unreasonable md un
• i as heard by 'he Su of this State and d*
• of the State. It wa ■ the Fluted Slate# %,i
iii.)#uI I w,o year* airo
M I HOLLI i IN JUREP IN AU IO WR Et K
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I BY I IRE
alefs* : n of ti interest
md 1 runs*
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