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Aiken Standard and Review (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Aiken, South Carolina Shop in Aiken always South Carolinia univ. Of s. Library devoted to the up building of Aiken and Aiken county keep your dollars at Home eighty second year the journal an Heth a Bat Ablahed Imi Aiken s. C., Friday june 23, 1950 Alkorn it audard ibis the Noatak Carolina casette rata by Lake 182# vol. No. 82�?no. 49 news briefs of interest to Rike nites receives $652.79 for May Beer wine tax Aiken county received $652.79 from the May state tax on Beer and wine according to the state tax commission. The 46 counties received a total of $24,949.41 while the a Riou incorporated municipalities received $28,399.33, making a total of $53, 258.74. Under the state Law the counties receive seven per cent of the Beer wine tax proceeds with the remaining 85 per cent remaining in the state Treasury for school Aid purposes. Bookmobile news due tfx the absence of the Bookmobile librarian the Aiken county Bookmobile will not tour the county during the month of july. All readers Are urged to meet Tho Bookmobile next week and get a months Supply of Reading. The weeks schedule is As follows Ville Madison Warrenville. Belvedere. Tuesday a Vaucluse Granite wednesday a Redd a Bianco Community Mcnairs store Bro Dies Salley Perry Culbertson a Berlin Wagener Garvins thursday a Montmorenci Oakwood Windsor Talatha Beech Island Jackson. Ellenton walkers store. Friday a Pepers Dubose a Fulmer a Sanders Monetta Kneece a Hartley a Yonce a. Jones Cross roads Foxtown. New publication the South Carolina wildlife federation has come out a new publication under the name of the South Carolina sportsman. Volume one number one is off of the press carrying the Date line of july and has been sent to All subscribers. The publication carries All matters of interest in wildlife. S. Weevil incidence a heaviest in history gubernatorial candidates speak Here other candidates also talk at meeting James f. Byrnes former Secretary of state and candidate for the governors chair of the state listened calmly wednesday morning at the county court House to the allegations of Marcus a. Stone and to a speech by Lester Bates and then took the floor to explain his platform for governor. Or. Byrness talk As was Lester Bates a was confined wholly to his past record and to his promises for the future if lie is elected governor. Or. Byrnes spoke mostly wanting to improve the conditions for teachers in the state to give them better salaries and having an education revival in South Carolina. A revival in the state he said would bring South Carolina off of the Bottom of the list with Mississippi and Louisiana. He went on to say that he did not want it so in South Carolina that any Man or woman could not read and write. Ile spoke bringing More Industry to the state and thereby bring Money in. A a Industry i l come and use our labor a he said a a not because ifs cheaper labor its not but because its hotter labor. Our labor is made up of people who want to Advance he promised bettor hospitalization among other things in his platform for governor. Imore doctors More nurses and better buildings and equipment would he provided under his plan. A big government is had government a emr. Byrnes said. A a Man can get drunk on whiskey tonight and he Over it in the morning hut once a Man gets drink with Power there is no cure. We gave War emergency Powers to government Heads during the War the Power to place excise taxes and to spend millions and millions of dollars. Now the emergency is Over and i think that Power should be Given Back to the people. The Power to spend that much Money i an awful Power. And if the governor yell loud enough something will he done about it in Washington. Any Man should be proud to be governor of the state of South Carolina and i As governor would do everything in my Power to Stop Federal encroachment and centralize platform of James f. Byrnes. He asked if anyone had Ever heard of a Byrnes Bill or a Byrnes stand. He answered his question by saying that he had not. Continuing he said that when or. Byrnes was at a place people always spoke of the numerous positions that he Byrnes had Neld but never of anything tha he had done. He asked Why or. Byrnes resigned As Secretary of state and left a this comrades alone on the Field of Ile said that if the Secretary of state. After the inst War had been a Man of a guts Quot he could have insured peace for a Hundred years to come. He summed up by re Fering to or. Byrnes As a full grown immediately following Marcus a. Stone Lester l. Bates took the floor. Or. Bates spoke of his past arid told of his growth from a boy working in Mills on railroads and on a farm to a successful Columbia business Man and a member of City he put his platform on a basis of More business in government. He said that he would appoint a committee to study and to overhaul the present system of taxation in the state. He said that he had seen this system work when he became a member of the City i Council in Columbia. I or. Bates continued that he no thirst for Power. He said that he did not intend to enter any political race or to Campaign for i any office while he was in As governor if he were elected. He said also that he did not in j cd. Leslie Jones is awarded b. S. From the Citadel Cadet Joseph Leslie Jones of Salley graduated with the june 1950, class at the Citadel in Charleston. The class which numbered 220, was one of the larg est group to graduate at one tune from the Citadel. Cadet Jones received the degree of Bachelor of science. While at the Citadel he held the rank of Cadet Corporal staff sergeant and second lieutenant. Be was a member of the Baptist student Union Tim Citadel student chapter of the american i statute o electrical engineers the Charleston cited a Haptor of the sons of America revolution the focus club the drum and Bugle ftps the Citadel radio dramatics club and the . Council. In addition a. Was on the staff of the Shako the Cadet literary Magazine anti the Bull dog the Cadet newspaper. X Cadet Jones received his diploma at commencement exercises on june to. State candidates speak in Langley state political candidates will meet at the Langley Park at 8 of clock tomorrow night. Candidates include gov. Strom Thurmond and sen. Olin d. John Stoa senatorial candidates Tom Pope and Lister Bates gubernatorial candidates mayor flunk Owens and it. Gov. George b to ii Herman candidates for Tao lieutenant governorship and rep. Hugo Sims John Riley and Sam la. Houghton candidates Lur of. No Reward offered on store theft final rites held for mrs. Mcdaniel the Clemson College Exten Sion service Cotton committee scythe states Cotton is a now in the lion in Washington grip of the heaviest Boll Weevil 1 infestation Iii its control measures during th11 next three weeks will determine a whether or not we will lose another $60,000,000 this year from Cotton insect injury a the committee Caid vested Day in a Long preparer statement. A by doing a thorough Job with any of the recommended Cotton insecticides a the committee declared a growers can lick this several old deeds recorded Here worker fire at the House wer e when several in the Audi tors of Aikin county court startled saturday deeds were recur id in that office. The deeds were made up w in the Sale of property was Marie and the dates til the deeds were sept. 22, 189-1, sept. To 1899, two deeds draw ii in hmm and one in 1920. Thee is no Law it Quiring it but deeds Are usually t Tor s office the is made. Rainfall t tuesday wednesday thin Aday unwed in the Audi same Date the Sale i .08 .00 ,00 inches Inch Inch mrs. L. Johnson of Graniteville buried yesterday mrs. La i i in Craig Johnson wife of Berry Smith Johnson of neat Warrens Ilia died at an Aiken infirmary tuesday. Funeral services War conducted at the Graniteville first Baptist Church thursday at 5 . With or. Albert l. Gregg official ing. Interment will be in the Graniteville cemetery mrs Johnson was a life Long resident of this Section. She was a member of toe Graniteville first Bapt i d Church. Survivors Are Hor husband three child in Janice Johnson Rosa Johnson Walter Berry Johnson father Avery Craig or. Stepmother mrs. Mary Craig six Brothers Carrol Craig Burdette Raig Avery Craig jr., Jesse Earl crag and Thurmond Craig All of near Warrenville a i had no intentions of Ever running again for a Public office when i retired to my Home a he continued a but i was requested by people to run for governor and after thinking it Over i decided to enter the race to try to be of some service to those who have helped me. I no not intend to be a candidate for the presidency or for the Senate i have no am lotion other than when my term expires is to have people say i Jimmie Byrnes made a Good governor for South James f. Byrnes was gig in a big applause when he was Intro j diced to speak and also when his talk ended. A Large percent age of those who were present i at the court House left the room after the talk was Over leaving a very Small audience for the rest of the program. There were approximately 250 people in the original audience. The first speaker among the gubernatorial candidates was Macus a. Stone a Lumberman and j Farmer of Florence among other things advocated by Stone was i j to lower income taxes to where a i i Man had to make at least $2,500 i a year before he had to pay and to completely do away with the i inheritance tax. Or. Stone also said that he wanted the legislature e to nice1 once every two years and then i for Only co Days to change the voting Laws so that the Only requirement he an age of 21 and i riot educational or property re a q ii ironic its and that the registration books stay open until the Day before election so everyone could have a Chance to sign. Or. Stone appealed or the support of the working Man using his own past to bring out the fact that he was familiar with their conditions. He promised changes for the poor Man and the Man who lived a Long distance out in the country. He said that there would he a few More electric lights and telephones if he were to go into the governors office. He suggested higher parity for the Farmers. Better game Laws also were part of his platform with a $25 Bounty on foxes. Also he wanted More Power for the governor of the state. From time to time during his speech or. Stone turned from the items of his platform to attack the past record and the turn matters tend to feud with the feeler government that it. Would use his time More constructively. A Federal Aid without Federal control played a big part in the education Issue of Bates platform. He said the it he was interested in improving the state�?T3 educational system and to improve pay Foi the teachers. He said that he would Endeavor to get new and better industries and would improve conditions for labor in the state. He summed in by h u in or Tiiu if lie were elected there would be More business in government arid less government and less government in business. Jamesf. Byrnes followed Bates and was then followed by the fourth and last candidate for governor Tom Pope of Newberry Veteran member of the legislature and speaker of the House of representatives. Pope showed his dissatisfaction toward those who left the building following the talk by or. Byrnes by saying that he the people at least i owed Illihi the Chance to be heard. He thanked those who remained to hear his address. Then hied his talk toward the of his platform. Performance is More important than prestige was one of leading Points of or. Pop talk. He said that he was the Best qualified Man in the race a it tar As past experiences and wins done to be the governor of the state. He told of his past service in the legislature As a representative from Newberry coup to. He also spoke of some of the Bills in which he had figured during his terms of service included among which was higher pay for teachers and a Hill to limit the governor s pardoning Power he promised the screening of industries coming to South Carolina. Discouraging of Industry that would not in his opinion get to be Good South Carolina Industry is one of the things that a. Said he would do. He continued that he would insist that Industry meet South Cai Olina labor fairly and squarely. Part of his Campaign was better conditions in medical care. Ii said that too much property rights and too Little human rights had Conte into being. A Only the i very poor on Charity or the very Rich can afford to he sick Foi any length of he added that he was strictly against socialized Medicine he advocated better schools and mrs. Savilla Fagin Mcdaniel. 1 Council j wife of the late Joe William my a Daniel died tuesday at the residence of Hei daughter mrs. P. In Green of Bath. Funeral services were conducted wednesday at 5 30 . At the Langley Baptist Church Langley with the Rev. J. P. Mcgraw officiating. Interment was in the Graniteville cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons. Mrs. Mcdaniel was a life Long resident of Aiken county. She was a member of the Graniteville first Baptist Church. Survivors Are four daughters mis. T. W. Green of Graniteville mrs. P. B. Green of Bath mrs e. White of Simpsonville mrs. Theodore Mund of Graniteville one son a. Fagin of Belvedere step children mrs. Wayn a Murray of Augusta mrs. Richard Williams of Graniteville mrs. Albe Napier of Langley Joseph Mcdaniel of Langley Otis me Daniel of Warrenville Milvin me Daniel of Langley mrs. Owen Watts of Langley 28 grandchild and three great great gear Idohl crime talk a senator Estes Kefauver chairman of the i Senate a special crime investigating committee discusses important wire racing operations with producer Frank Seltzer who was subjected to threats and intimidation when underworld gambling interests tried to halt production on the Columbia pictures film �?o711 Ocean the movie exposes wire service and gambling Syndicate scouts attend Linwood Hayne a Reward of Twenty five Dollar has been offered by r. B creeci., for information leading to the arrest of the person of persons that burglarized his liquor sire on the boo Block of Fla get Park Avenue Extension tuesday night. He has also offered a fifty Dollar Reward for Tho ree Ovi in of goods and Rifle san leu from the stoic. I i i. -1 Jesse George of Aiken police department said t h a inv Pov scout Linwood augus Langley. Seven Aiken count., Aie attending the Hayne scout Camp Neta this week and next. Pron troop 29 at the scouts alluding Camp Are Lawton Busher Julian Williams i John Matthews Sam Wise Cari-1 ton Shoals i Thirl Bra met t and i gnus Fanner. It hic Coleman is a scoutmaster of the Langley troop. Troop 28 at Bath is represented by Jack Richardson Terrel pigeons Ray pullers Wayne Glover Ronnie Lim eth alter. Fri i Winf Armei. Job weather for a David Cunningham and Laird Grey. Carl Glenn is scoutmaster of to top 2s. Twelve scouts Tim Graniteville troop 22 arc pending i week at the in it r Camp. Otis Melton is scoutmaster of the troop that i represented by Eddie Bryant Mareus Vickers Walt Wilson Alva Woodward Kenneth Rhoden Tommy Wooten. Katie Davis Nelson Posey Bob by Mcgee Ronald Dud on Ayne Thompson and j no i. Gilt on. Riant rib in i Ipton a Vert Liiv run Yard Bob Ains Jerry Thomas Are from troop nest Monro a Tison and a attending the 7 at Clearway i Seoul Masti and Hee n the late the i a roil was Bolt the robbery is now under ligation by officers Tav Clu heirs but no Airest has yet made. E store was entered either on the night of june 20 or Early morning of uric 21. And 81,000 Worth of liquor Tolen along with a six shot action Al Trig .1 tit. Five North Augusta from troop 7, under the ship of scoutmaster j. A will attend the Camp i week beginning june 25 attending at that time Joseph Jonques Annie f Charles Worrell Daniel s Archil Lamont astir. These Are All the a i a a to scouts scheduled to att Umici Camp before itch two More week aft i the Cia scouts May Send to the originally schedule week. Ten year sentence Logan Moseley of North to was sentenced ten y prison in Federal is Phis terms h wed pleaded no contest on to i Ltee a of violation of flu raw. Fig scouts Leader Hope u one Telephone co. Awards service emblems tuesday ail Litany a Law a aug at memo i i i a supper Ces in the night. T. E. Ager of it Emblem to by son South a in pendent pin to Ray was lyon.-, j11 err Blanch of the Dephone anti Tel my m. F a1 25 be riven for manager e South a Rapij Ray of Aike Iii Hie in s Al hint employ Iken group tuesday kvitt., dist id Plant mail Columbia presented Tho and j. M. Was la Plant sup ered the Emblem in Ente a ii j intensive safety program designed an intensive traffic safety program designed to help reduce fourth of july accidents will be launched july 1st, police chief j. Al George announced today. A with traffic fatalities for the first Quarter of the year 9 per cent higher than last year cities and states throughout the station will make a United Effort to hold Down the High Holiday death toll which usually occurs Over the Independence Day Celebration a chief George said. The nationwide program is being coordinated by the National safety Council. Chief George pointed out that motor vehicle accidents annually Lead the list of Holiday hazards. This year the fourth will he a four Day weekend Holiday for Many persons and that will greatly increase traffic on the nations highways. Quot of extra care it aution and Effort on the part of everyone will be needed if we Are to enjoy a sate Happy and tragedy free fourth a chief George said. A a let Sall work together to make Britain that death and disaster do not mar the Celebration of anyone Iii the City of one of the greatest guarantees of going through the Holiday season without a fatality is for j each citizen to resolve to obey the various traffic Laws arid ordinances of the City. They Are designed for our Mutual Protection. We should always be conscious of that fact it May be your own life that is saved by i your own safety As Well As the life of your Friend. The chief i pointed out that this year the National safety Council hag Call i cd upon All cities in the United i states through their appropriate i agencies to urge people to be j careful. One of the reasons for j this urgent Appeal is the fact i that recently on memorial Day fatal accidents in the United i states reached an All time Peak. A we All think it will happen to someone else chief George said a but the ser ious aspect Quot of the situation is that it can happen to j watchman free on $2000 Bond in j. I. Dress Clad Bath men to play girls team the men from the Bath it year it Alii matched their s Tho Bath girls ter Day at 5 p. Water Diamond just to goop Al spirit the dresses. it Ball skill Aga int softball team Yern. On the it Leal thing Bath in t in Mon prop tickets on for Bour ii i a film Rev. J. H. Frady to Lead revival at Valley Church band Benefit dance in Salley tonight Rev. Carl Hunter will Lead music during revival continued on Page Gwim in ii. Watchman at Gibbs wrecking co., who. According to a colonels jury shot and killed Sims Les Toj leu Banks of Langley last Satin Day night was released tuesday Quot ii a $2,000 Bond. A statement Tim Hatchet mad to in Igat ing officer after f 11c hooting said that he. Hatch a i As silting a a wrecked ca1 overlooking Highway no. I when r Man appeared in Corita Quot of t a i a. When he got out of the car. The Man ran. Hauler culled t a him to bait Evila time., and then filed three bullets after the Marl. In did not the Man fall and did riot find ii body Angl Al Toi to looked around the Fence search of a car. Officers found mall bag Quot of took by the Man it do. Loll. G is owner of the wrecking company posted tire Bond three Aiken men attend conference a. I a get editor of Tho morning news a Tim Aker at the state anti enee of soil con Uva a Orinel Beld at the i it f South Carolina in i it monday toe a Ani a doctor t. S a tic direct of of the soil it on. Service also pole. A a of tile Veals a it k wait Al i the Rev. J. Second Baptista ga., will c revival at the l Baptist Church according to the Joe Mcklveen. Services will be hold at rn., daily with Homecoming clouded sunday july 2. Jack Harley of Granite will Lead the singing program mrs. Joe Mcklveen wife of pastor will he the pianist the Public is invited. D for a Field or. J in Wylie attended i i oui Aiken. Comp karst of registration 161 boys outs have registered for the second week of amp Barstow it a announced this week. The total number of camper for the fir to week of he Cam 1

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