Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - October 22, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina
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VOL. 60 NO. 43
AIKEN, S. CL WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1930
$2.00 a Yasr—5c a Coff
CENTENNIAL SCHOOL HONORS FOR TABERNACLE SUPT. MCGARITY
THREE DAY CELEBRATION
ON FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY
Dr. Walden Resigns MANY ARRESTED
From County Board
BENNETT FREED IN COHON CASE
TO MAKE SURVEY Dr. A, A, Walden, of North Augusts. has resigned ss a uh tuber of
11 ......^ “ I the County Hoard «*f Education. Hit,
m Program Arranged for This , Honored by Scboo* and 'vpeoal V^ltH tKC iciCR to Build MuniCI pal |»apermtervient last week with the *t|®t^Awaoie tt|4» "Sy Tsftttt' ttHfTiKlfl MA* WUWfcJ ' meail’t-o
^ * 1 Friends EalerUitHid at Planer ■ 1 1 r
DRIVERS MUST BE LICENSED
AFTER SHORT -flyAL
FimoMi Old Church.
With your permission I should like ( Friday, Dei. I?, was a red letter to supplement the enclosed “Ce® day in the history of Aiken Institute, tennis! Program-of Tabernacle Bap- The Fiftieth Anniversary of the tint Church’* with a few statements, birth of the loved Superintendent
Electric Light and Power Plant.
lament that his numerous tither [duties and distance frnrn Aiken, prevented him from giving the-proper I time to the duties of the County Board. Mr. Smith expressed regret
fleers Last W**W -Several Fined by the Magt.tral*.
Flee* of Guilt,
Trt.rnKl. Chon* will bt IOO jwu cetobr.ted I. . novel w.y. Th. I council »nd ( wnlni»,n,n ,„n ..Id Nwv.tnh.*, 1.1 nm. Th, *ch.„,I i. „ Ur*. th.* th. to»»Wr , «»•*». h.vm* lh chore,- th, Tolwd . tov.* rf 11,008 . .tor to
rh.rtor member* w.r, 13 from Den hull -et. only th, children from th, ti*.«ion of li*ht .rn! pow., etc, for th, ct, th .far.* h.htm* ami a ,.v-Swamp Church, Th. EdUto, th, ,j„h *r.d. up, TM. .Mkt, how- *«*•"- «»» »» tort Thor,- mo of W.300 . yer to th, Udlvt.
Aiken, and th. Or.n*.bur* A .aud.- ever, th, .ntir. School a,..mbl.d, d.y m*ht » f.vonp, th. .mpoym.nl dual of .loci,,, ay. which
tod.v all then belong to I Th, .i»),. full .od round th. .id., of engineer. to inVe.tignt. th. m.t- .mounU to .n .von*. ..vin* to th.
The court of General session
The traffic officer* al the State I convened in Aiken on Monday for
are busy checking tm owners of !t terra of two week*. The first day
licenses, and on Monday summoned vees taken up with the orgamxatien
company for the new franchise in- !,hHt l>r- W*1<len fouml lt eight parties to appear before Mag of the court and the charge to the
to resign. His successor will be
committee of city piled that the proposal- made by the
I . ~ - it. Eli- a.a»eu*«t»uA*» twill Wa i
strate Gaston, for not having driv, £r*nd jury. A number of inditer* licenses. monte were handed to the jVry and
Frank Corley and Henry Bauk- they made their return. The follow-i night paid $10,00 each, and several pleaded guilty.; of the others wanted to go to trial, j Yesterday the case against A. J.
The officers say that they cannot I Bennett, of Barnwell, charged with accept a statement that money was larceny, was taken up. Mr. Ben-. M w u t > nt rereBtlT* however, a recent is nrtt wa* charged with bein* th*
hut* Amomum aud .UH tour, lf I geode. .ppeed. Ow. Town.. -roto!**' South Carolina Pow., Co., tho Fonth ii at lh. pretoot tim., to pot ^ “ (nm '[“j***"1 ',“ri"'L 0< f'ep,'M Uwrtr-r rf • (tong
am nut mistaken, casse the Aiken* >the »ixth grad* led, carrying a Ihrtf* * committee went into executive sea these rates into effect immediately t ii _ iV_ iu' t.. i ’ ‘ I thieves, and having taken several
all aul of the Edisto. Th. Edlitu,: basket of flowers which were pre- ’don. and a resolution was p.sand- without nulling until May, 1331, th,
too,,,,.turn wa, organised in Trf-r.tto.to4 to Mr. Merrily with th!* employing Burn, A McDonnell, .a- tim. of th. etpi.atio-i of th- pre
of Kansas City, Mo,, at i :s. nt contract. The company « te
the Edgefield Association. In 1885 the present Edisto Association wa* organised. Later came the Orange-
four deep the children stood. After ter, and to prepare tentative plan* city of Aiken of 14 per rent. They reading a prayer a chord was struck ! for » municipal plant. jaLo Stated that ti* company is
and xix little folk* from different I After hearing representatives of * willing, if the city
Attended by Mr * Turner,
sd Mrs, Aiken.
whore they went tai attend the In ternational Convention of the Disci-
KU!* speech:** Mr. MeGarity our jR,n**trs
Tabernacle Church ha* had IO (good wishes are so many and our',™* of $1,500 to make this prelim- : pie,entail va. further stated that no
farther sweeping reductions in it?
pastors in IOO yrtfts. The three most love so great it takes six of us to irui3f’ survey
outstanding pastors in all this time brink it to you.’* I This committee has held a number rates could be made but that
ft is necessary for all automobile af cotton from Noble Stewart.
... , to have their licenses when The darkie* in the case had connies of < brott, generally known as ,U), ... - - i
the Christian Church.
Friday morning, tvyenty-fivp thous
were William Brooker* Hiram Le- Then five little girls each prasent-croy and J. C. Brown. The other e(j him with a ten dollar gold piece pastors were above the average, per- ^nd made the following wishes, lit-haps for their time. This great old tie Mabel McCoy,** Ten more years church ha* been for.long years the j0f Happiness”; Christine Hahn,
of meetings on this question. The would be glad to iron out any Inre-1 franchise of the South Carolina jgularities or inequalities in the rates, i
Power Co., expires next Muy, and tml to make any just changes which
leading church in the Edisto Associa-
*Ten more years of Peace”; tion in many respect!. It is located beth Corliss. "Ten more year* of in the well known Bitching Mill com- Prosperity”; Kula Jordan, “Ten inanity of Aiken County. Many of nrore year? of Helpfulness”; las’
the leading citizens of this part of Finley Plunkett, “And at least ten promoter of municipal
the new franchise offered by the company is not acceptable to the j.;ijza. city council, being too high, Mr. McDonnell met with the committee al one meeting, and Paul M. Thayer, of Milwaukee, Wig., financial
might be necessary to satisfy council, whirl was invited to make a counter proposal aerates approximating the present offer.
It was further sO&g* ted by the j w< * mnany repn «-ntativi that sin matter Im' left to sealed bidding, each bidder for supplying power and
the county have sand continue to more years with us.” ,n August* on the «lectntie*
hold membership in this church. Her Mr. MeGarity was much affected!^0*1 lh« «nal ha*s «ppeared be-jlighl to Aiken to put up a certified history for IOO years has been well • by this token of, love from the fure th<* committee and has stated check for $10,000 on an approved preserved and the telling of it at the;schooL ^ifty dollars in gold on hi» Ilhat b*forp would «'* ah‘‘atl with .‘St,uth C«ralin« bank, no bid high-Centennial will be one of the most]fiftieth birthday. At this time Miss!the matter that it would bo necessary cr than the original proposal of the interesting things in connection with, Browne made a talk in which she ex-| f«r » *urv<’>' b>' compeUnt engineers South Carolina Power company to this great occasion- pressed her appreciation of Mr. Mc- lu he h*d- H* h»*M *uted that he c*n b« considered, and the lowest bidder
The community and friends far Garity's years of unselfish *nd 'vd* secure th
and wide are much interested in the to Aiken Institute. She paid Centennial and are bending every special tribute to the part he played
a municipal plant.
effort to make it a worthy cobbra-; ;n the erection of the new addition
lion of the Church’s history, since, as to the school. It was Mr. MeGarity
Dr, McLean of Aiken says “we shall wjlu thought ut the plan and arri ot be permitted to attend the next rangement, even making a sketch
one.” The program includes some which was the basis for the architects of our most prominent religious work later. It was he, too, who unworkers in this and others parts selfishly gave up his vacation and the State. As pastor of this Church, cheerfully worked day after day in
I am * — - fn »” t Elal the latch I — On L non t L it 1> ii I I rl t n r* ViKl/iv fit*
I’ F, Henderson, local attorney for the power company, and J. F. Crist, of Charleston, a financial representative, were present at th* meeting at the request of council i he objections voiced to the granting of a new franchise to the South
Carolina Power company were^ that writing to say that the latch or(jer to have the building ready for l*“‘ |Hr md*’ charge for lines
string win hang oil the outside of-fo* opening of school. Thh wflHlw« Considered unjust; the season*! the door and all will be welcome who dyne without remuneration and was 'ates charged winter residents wa>
desire to enter into the spirit of the prompted solely bv a high -ens** of tow b'Kb; !b‘* d‘ ma' * 1 !|arge on .hi v
occasion. jduty. Miss. Browne then thanked U8ers of PoWer was considered un*
J. N. Tolar, Pastor. Mr MeGarity in the name of the fafr: an increase in some domestic
Primary children and expressed love (rat**>: tht> 25 y**ar V*runi for which charkre !H on,y
•the franchise is wanted is too long, turner on account •>* the invrstmen*
and that Aiken is paying more for hec-oming higher as the load in-street lighting and for individual I creases; and that th*' company was Dinner and Reception I consumption of light and power than unable to gi'e arv companion if
Sunday, November 9.
11:00 a. rn.—Dr. C. A. Jonea: •The Larger Vision.” i
7:00 p. rn—Dr. C. A. Jones;
‘Feeding the Multitudes.’’
Monday, November IO 7:80 p. rn.—(I)Rev. R. F. Ter-
finuncing for a to get the contract. It was suggestive! to council that Un-, would afford an excellent means (if determining the financial status and willingness anti ability to serve of all parties interested.
In replying to the objections of Council and the commission of public work*, Mr. Crist stated that the charge of $10 per mil*- for lines was! optional an i that the old rate could be had if wanted; that, concerning! the *eason»i rate e bar ga, the cum- j pany wai getting nothing on its investment when it was supplying power and light iii houses only open a short time; that the demand a fair one to a con
and good wishes in behalf of the en- j tire school.
and had registered from North and South America and from the Eastern Continent, *
Two outstanding services were held Sunday. 'At 6:80 o'clock irCthe morning just as the moon was van- 1 inking and the sun was rising a vast throng of Disciples, about ten thousand, assembled in thomas Circle in front of the View National Christian church to dedicate it, • j The magnificence and grandeur of the million and half dollar building whose spire is second only in hmght in the city, the quietness of the morning hour and the great crowd of in- -forested men and women who had a share in the building made it a never-to be-forgotten scone.
The President of the Convention >to(jd on the Portico, an elevation of i fifty-two feet above the street, and I ruled on ■ QI -te| -
[choir and trumpeters led the crowd ■ ill the cen morn Va-t ain triflers ‘made every word audible fiver tho [entire circle.
I In th*- afternoon at ‘broo o’clock was the other outstanding event It was the Communion Service in which about twelv*- thousand par took of the emblem of the .“Remembrance of Christ” at one time. Th** church, the D. \ it. Hall, and th* Washington Auditorium wen* u **d.
Mr. and Mrs. Turner went to th*1 Auditorium where six thousand were served by seventy-five deacons. It was si beautiful and most impressive ceremony.
ailed for, and not keep I fp—ed t<> the crime, naming Mr, them at home A safe way is ta put Bennett aa the principal, licenses in a box amt keep the box The f mr darkies were placed on among your autom dole tools. the toand and they denied knowing
— anything about the matter, and
Parents Should could not ha made to testify against
WI Lr rv* th* rn v. . Mr. and Mra- Bennett
Watch for Discases were placed on the stand and thwy
- both testified that Mr. Bennett had
Teachers and parents should be no part in the stealing of the cotton, n the ! mkout for the following dis- and attempted to prove an alibi, The
i:e-: diphtheria, scarlet f<-v*-r.
meningitis, influenza and pneumonia.
These are the important Contagious and infectious diseases that occur in th** fall and winter'months.
I hese ar*- the diseases that -pread rapidly among children, particularly anmng schools, play grounds and
other publi cong! egate.
These are the diset th# deaths of more all bt her- comhii < I death frequently I* av
■ en that * HU < children than and when n«»t < s them with
crippled hearts, kidneys and other it! van*,.
These diseases alway begin with • ne or more of the following complaints easily detec ted by J>ur,,nt4 and teachers, namely Sore throat,
naureau, vomiting, head* and frequently, ronvul-
ivet I all a I These
e complaints should ked They nit the physician immediately
complaints are a1?
rn ? lie
u .ti n
In the evening a beautiful six any other town, course birthday dinner was given to Mr. Henderson and Mr, Crist re Mr. MeGarity by his wife. Twelve rell “The Function of the Demon!- of his special friends, leading edu-nationai Paper.” (2) Dr. A. F.;calor? of the state were the guests.
Arthur L, Gaston, Chester; Dr. ;
Sam Orr Black, Spartanburg; IL B.
Dominick, Columbia; F,. T Spigener,
Aiken rat*’ tow ns.
BATH CHOIR JO SING OVER RADIO
“The New Testament
Tuesday, November ll
The Bath Baptist choir, of Bath
will sing over radio station WRI'VV
Sunday night, October 26, from
7:30 „ rn.— (I I Dr. W. M. White, .-.am,.,,;,,,.,,* «.r«r. , -«! , ,,, „r ,
tide -Individual ftMpoMiblliW I" fl ,,o-*4 rf Mr-. Eatalle Hol.tvr Wi-t.
et I if. •* oil p.,v w Thos. E. Crane, Allendale; Rev, W. , , , „ ,
Denominational Life. \&) v* . • pianist and soloist; Miss Sadie
n v„..ne- “Tb^ Glorv of Going On.” I A. hairy, Wintaboro; Miss Washing- ,
O. Young, me vjiory oi uums v/u. rt n i( ampbell, soprano; Mrs. Ralph C.
u/.j-.-j., November 12 ton ti. Pringle, < harloston; Dr. Henry 1 '
Wednesday, ivovemoer u Price, alto; Jack Wes!, baritone; n.
* rn r. m B»v VV f! Allen Snyder, of Wofford md Dr. J. W. _ _ . ... ,, .
7:30 p. rn.—(I) Itev- «. V,. mien. _ , r Beard, tenor; O. VV. < ain, second
ne;,.in th*. Hiatorv Thomson, of Winthrop were ufiuvota- , . ,
“Significant Events in vm nisuiry * -ennr and George ft Dillon, bas-
of South Carolina Baptist*." (2) “blv absent.
Dr. A. F. O’Kelly: “Pen-Knift Christ- ] The decorations were unique. The
[center piece was a Polo Field with players on hones ready for the
game. At e$ch place was a pewter ash tray with a polo pony prancing 10:30 Opening Exercises, ymn, rjm> rarryjng out the thought
I of Aiken as a great polo center.
After dinner an informal recep-I tion was held. The teachers of Aiken Institute being asked to meet the dinner guests. They arrived beautifully gowned, bringing to Mr.
Associations. MeGarity as an evidence of their
11:00—Rev. J. N. Tolar; “History , , • , .
esteem an electric clock.
of Tabernacle Church,
11:15—Dr. J. E. Welch; “Fight-1. era for Freedom.”
12:00—Dr. J. L. Vipperman: “The Two Covenants and the Priesthood.”
I OO—Centennial Hymn.
Calvity Farm Agent, Gov* an left for Columbia with Searic Thomas and Krecce, Club Boys from County, who with Charles
C. Leo Tuesday Everett** Aiken Pearson
Herman Hahn Kills
His First Deer
from Hampton County, will do bal
li* rman ll. Hahn and Dr. E. IL VVyfinan went to Estill last Thursday to enjoy a deer hunt wPh a
tie with three other livestock judging party of friend-. Mr. Hahn wa th** teams Wednesday for the State live- lucky -hot of the day, having bagged stork judging cup, also the high- a nice 130 pound buck This i? Mr, scoring judge in the contest will be Hahn's first deer and it i- presumed given a free trip to the interna- lhat h‘‘ wa* Properly initiated on tionai livestock -how in Chicago.
Thursday Morning, Centennial Day, November 13
“All Hail the Power”. Prayer. Hymn, “Amazing Grace." Words of welcome, VV. VV. Brodie Greetings: From Old Pastor*. From Edisto Asaociation. From Absent
DELIGHTFUL PLAY “0 CT. 27 AND 28
ings that well children should be kept away from the sick on*' These complaints mean that the chilli is j rick and should be put to bed in t room by himself because they are Usually followed by a contagious I iii * ase.
The spread of the disease to other ■children may be prevented by immediate isolation i.f the se k child.
The life of the sick child may bt* saved by immediately placing it in bed and calling a physician at once
The-** ai** simple understandable rules and can lie easily carried out fly all pal* it lf they are -diver*. cd many epidemics can be prey* riled and many lives saved which otherwise through carelessness or neglect Would not be.
Win. G. BODIE, M. D
Dealt ii t * th* • r.
2:80—Opening Exercises: Hymn, “I Love Thy Church.” Prayer. Hymn "Zion Stands With Hill* Surrounded.”
2:45—Dr. P. J. McLean: “Reminiscences of Dr. J. C. Brown.
8:20—Rev. W, R. Davis: “Old
7:30—Opening Exercises; Hymn, “Work for the Night is Coming." Prayer. Hymn.” Majestic Sweetness.”
7:45—Dr. J. L. Vipperman: “The Glory of the Church.”
Seldom has there been aanembled in Aiken a more intellectual group. It wan indeed a tribute to Mr. Mc-Garity's worth for these busy men to lay aside their work and travel for miles to be with hun on this occasion.
Mrs. Laurie Croft met the guests at the door and punch was served during the evening by Mesdames Sanders, Mays and Shuler.
Mr. Ernest A McCreary has returned from New York where he went to purchase stock for the R. VV. McCreary CoT^
PICKED WITH AN ICE PICK
Mice Jon k TI Hosp *
i ch *i at t ut k
man. with w oman >-nobody, and i Th** tight •• sion of .i in Rive-tiiw
* Ho* \ ha', inc i\ ( (.Ic
is jn lb*
ondition " .
Com rn 11 Show
i w CINO-
-,i Mrs. ( ii
Lawrence Murden is going to play the part of “Aunt Lucia” in the big
the three college girls art* being played by Lillian George, Nana Clark
The We?t«*rn District
South Carolina Fe ii rat- <r a meeting in AUER” ill F 24th, which promises to attended and a program interest is boing arranged
will hoi I lay. tire.
i* large.’J of gi est
A BAD AUTOMOBILE
An automobile of popular make kn oeked out two men on Sunday in the New Holland section in short order. Carl Scott attempted to crank his car, and it backfired. and broke hi* arm in two places. After having his arm set he went to the machine again, and a-kc I Bub Munday to crank it for him. and Bub had his arm broken in two place?, worse than Mr- —iii ^ atle red. The Jut si count wa-* the machine was “uncranked
amateur show to be staged next and Mrs. L. VV. Boykin. Mary Monday and Tuesday in the Aiken Staubes is playing the part of the 'J cair* < toll* ' 2”tf and -’Mi Id ma g< *’• ir 1 ':l'
This is a rhasquerade character in college boy , George and Dick w*h*> which Murden plays the part of support Jerry, the fake Aunt Lucia I Jerry Watson, a college boy, who in many embarrassing scenes an* dresses in an old lady's outfit for being played entertainment and is mistaken for Everett Edge!
Lucia Wakefield an old ‘maid with lots of money and consequently fall? into a I it of unfortunate circum-(stance-. He has several old men such a? Mr Collins played by Mr. ! Ld. Croft, and Butt I played by Mr. 1. F the old bachelor ed by Mr George Cl i lax*! a xiii him su*.: j excellent manner Other important
rt feasor j - alt fallis
and Moth** part vvife, Dr.
A i * a1 Ma tom V the Parts t ratern-' •
N"i mal. Cutitmr and <>n. George Durban Fra-* t an' playing ie president and his Mrs. Seamer**. iv pair are Dr. IV rn
ne-* men playing the part? of college girl?. Men will be dressed in a1! type- of feminine costumes and represent variuus characters. Be •mn to read the list of the-e taking
-art to be found in tbs- paper.
B i-in* *s men are going to sing
new and college song.-.
* ry great attraction rn
• ie ba >y pug* ijnt. i lien it
old Tin* pla \
<1 I race. lit!* p
*■•:> i a arni
\emf** ! 7Th
< «enet' a1
Sch* (lule Demit rson sey.
Regist r at
Treasure r-—Mrs VV a Arrangement—M rn. Cox and Mr-. Lanier Supper—Mrs. Krn* Dimng Room—Mr? i a tidy— Mr? G. A Grab Bug- Mrs. C /.es- Mr- ( ll Life Pie
i hairman Mrs. B. C.
Turner Plunkett Albert Will Branson.
>t K airliner.
C. A. Owens Milner.
‘ru k which, wa- used to dray tho cotton was destroyed by fire, and 'k Bennett explained that it waa
stolen from him. The case waa argued yesterday afternoon, and the jury found a verdict of not guilty.
Pleas of Guilt
Ida Bates plead guilty to violation of prohibition law, and was sen* terne*! t - four months and a fine ..f $:tnn All co*once was suspend-
, . on go*xxi behav mr. t
Challie Arthurs, white, larceny, received a sentence of four month*. Shuler Chavous,' white, violation f prohibition law, **ntenced to three months.
J L. Elder, white, housebreaking and larceny, received a sentence of five months.
James Smith and Tho*, Martin, malicious mischief, received eight months each.
( baria* Shaw. housebreaking and la;- env. i< ceiv* d four in nths.
New Grand Juror Drawn
\ new member of the Grand
Jure. Mr L. L Boylston, wa* drawn %
on M* nday to fill the jianel, the va-canc\ tieing caused by the death of Mr. I K. Salley, of Salley.
‘ Sam < ockrell, assault with intent I to ravish and assault of high and avg av at i'll natur e,
Charlo* Shaw, housebreaking and Im - * ny.
John Elder, tai > env.
.James Smith and P.tuna malicious mischi* f.
Charlie Arthurs, larceny.
Harry Jackson, assault with intl ut t rn. islPand a-sault of high arui aggravated nature.
John Miller, housebreaking and larceny.
Muck Randall, Pick Randall and Jim Prescott, negligently firing gras? or other combustable matter.
(b raid J- Dyler, violation of prohibit! -ti law.
Pie r. and Muck Randall, violation d pi hihition la w.
Dew , \ Kent, Mack Salley, Raatus Ii lime? and I'ave Simnj ■•us, breaking into railroad car with intent to steal an I t eceiv rig st olen good?.
\lbert Pruitt, Prank Pruitt, Bud I’m.ft, Clyde Pruitt and B. K. Pruitt, coii'iiiracy, assault and battery with intent to kill,
VV iilt«*r Allen, as-ault and battery with int* nt to kill.
I E L. Parker, obtaining property h\ means of fradulent check.
Albert Floyd, Floyd Darnell and Mamie Bell, murder.
I F. M. Hurley, obtaining money by means of fradulent check.
Shuler Chavis, violation of prohibition law.
la per Phil \ Ma k Mien, Mary Kneece, O’Neal Sander?, Robert Pettis, Julian o-walt, Pierce Im mb, I Robert Rushee. John Boyd, Roland I Boyd, Bertha Heath. J ><• Howard, IJ I,. Weather.?, Monroe Boyd, Frank I Reyn'iii i . < harlie Minor, Rung
I Seigler, Alex Gras and VV ii! ie Jack-
housebreaking ami Martin.
• hihition law.
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