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Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - October 8, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina v w ii I Nearly »»wy family in Aiken .if County read« the Journal and Review, . No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review's Circulation in Aiken County — 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. Dear Sheriff: 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. KILLS CONVICT 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 sell 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. these delinquent ] Ct Jack-on, ct a1,, house and lot tort cure a "mraer reading to s<-certiikate 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 held 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 'k 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 ^zati tis, , A number of prominent speakers have been invited fur this occasion, Sand a fine program hp been arranged. Atren Ahi delegates arc cr already cn- {ported. imilar job This following town! A, ken, of the »»■«»■»' >— — ■■ —-— j ..    .    I    long wins Winn: sis™, Edgefield, isnt, aint.IIM-"*'-vol th. ».™mi,    1    Snlrnta. (imiii-rrfflr, Un(rlrr, Bath public WMW «b*ii* P.W"    W    brl    -....... ( ai well arui Schrode vember 15th next, for ade prior to 1929. Yours very truly, A. J. BEATTIE, Comptroller General. field at Council chan day night. 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 ,d W ci.X ill multitude of 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 of the Petit Jurors for Second Week ii * -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 collectors. J. P Howard, Sheriff. 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 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 he mother’s 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 company '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. near Montmorenci. 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*. Evangelistic Services At Baptist Church SERVICE BEGAN MONDAY Deep Intrrril Manifested mg Now Being Held, tended. in Mlnet* Well At- VV J. W J. IL W 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    , iii-' arn For 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, so Lion. 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. \ lie 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>. dd 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 tie 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 ...» H;*» slightly amag« d. Th an ! .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 rh ran nun duini rani ii : 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. nth < t a ■it V in •nvilh Floyd • et! iati il eum bad many hard battles proving (Greem t hr am I TH so dun pl mtation went to Char! grand m< ga 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. beat It \v lr 'id). w a and bef nil.'Ill n the A-him stun to slat ther, 1 av Hell and Floyd. Women s Clubs Here Friday, Oct. 24th CLUB MARKET OPENED TUESDAY A SUCCESSFUL DAY iv. r, | d ti a! Mi Ai 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. w 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 wintl t follow- An moi n Horn ( lub Mark. ' and '.hi them mg summer him and trU cruelty hut killed him Im •Smoky wa to a Kodoe a half bre to Gem :ut M tnqui r cm! him bv (I on IHI JAY BIRDS AVIN uck I . P t hat rk n lid ride 'Hon he wa iii I \ bb look .tv Wagener .»( Aik. ii on Friday Aft. moon ■ an': BEIDLER CASE BEFORE SUPREME COURT u. S. d to d and < J Mi i> Ai 'he Gas e .C !’ Imlay companv 07 Richland opening ton arid e •iv na. i men! s >tted pi •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 hi if H ion on IT Wagmrr Mere I fid*f lier Th! ■ ride ii lave lit Bl 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 COLORED MAN 1*0 .SI HOU’ I BY I IRE in I nr Kl tor es! tho## alefs* : n of ti interest md 1 runs* ■ r a ii lien b idler . ll n>% ' - WI ■i* ;