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Aiken Standard and Review (Newspaper) - September 19, 1945, Aiken, South Carolina Now let us win the peace lets Trade in Aiken seventy sixth year 1&7w Aiken Standard 1015 Aiken s. Cd wednesday september 19, 1945 the South Carolina casette entail amhed 1025 Aiken county War fund and Community Chest is organized Complete setup for Aiken county has been perfected drive opens october i. All War Relief programs and Community Chest to be included except red Cross. By b. J. King the Aiken county War fund and Community Chest Campaign for funds will open in Aiken on october i. Governor Ron some j. Williams honorary chairman of the South Carolina War fund has set up the organization for Aiken county. In the drive will be included All War Relief programs and the Community Chest. The red Cross is not included in the Campaign. Executive committee the Aiken county executive committee is composed of we. B. Byrd chairman 0. L. Baughman mrs. Mike Cassels e. B. Faust p. F. Henderson w. G. Huguley jr., e. T. Hurt b. J. King Rev. Chas. M. Seymour jr., and George a. Townes jr., mrs. Ruth l. Hayes is treasurer. And Campaign Headquarters is the office of Hayes amp Hayes. Community chairmen the chairmen for the various communities in the county Are Aiken Edward s. Croft for local res dents committee and mrs Sarah la. Busch for Winter residents committee Bath Ralph n. L yer Bocch Island mrs. George Mcilmurray Clearwater Broa a dus motes for Seminole Mill and la. Gordon Byron for Clearwater Mill Ellenton mrs. Mike Cassels Eureka and Center mrs. Jessie j Monee Graniteville Rev. B. S. Brennan Jackson j. L. Steed Langley and Gloverville mrs l. R. Shirley Monetta j. E. Crouch Montmorenci j. M. Penning it. I Beulah mrs. J. E. Webb new Holland and Seivern mrs. Roza-1 Lee k. Shull North Augusta and j Belvedere e. B. Faust Perry mrs Myrtle Walker Salley Talatha g Davis Toole Vaucluse l. E. or. Wagener l. Baughman1 Warrenville j. M. Grenade White Pond miss Georgia Scott and Windsor k. C. Byars. Committees working in each Community w la be announced later. Purposes of National War fund the National War fund inc., Roy Greene is struck by train Roy Greene who was struck by a train at Harrt Gale a crossing in Graniteville at 4 30 saturday morning is in a serious condition in the Aiken county Hospital according to reports from the county authorities. War Pui Whit i Uin the Aiken Aff lated c Koidin Attig i program the mints in the la Silt fit Ltd a \ tiled ept ton ii i i t ii Pat no in a Cen in. Wat i and i t Ai in in i i i linty red governor Williams a making appointments and inviting people to serve on the drive Aid a now that our armed forces Are bringing this horrible War to a dose they need the services that South Carolina state War fund Ami National War fund will make possible More than Ever before. Millions of our allies throughout the world look to America for deliverance from hunger disease and bondage. American you and in May he depended president Truman in a letter to National War fund stated a another reason for the present drive is that our concern for the morale and Well being of our own forces must carry through beyond the Days of surrender to the Happy hour when a proud America can take Hack to its hearts and Homes the men and women who will have won the this to be final War fund drive from state Headquarters we have been informed that the Cam continued on Page four a go to Church movement is launched Here a a go to Church a movement was launched by a group of laymen from the various protestant churches in the City at a meeting held at the first Baptist Church sunday afternoon. The meeting was presided Over by William Smock who is chairman of the laymen a committee. October has been designated a a go to Church month and very Home in Aiken will be visited with an invitation to join in the movement and go to Church in october. The civic and patriotic organizations have been invited spurned the movement and it i expected that tile churches will i a tilled to ave i Low my each sunday during tile month. J he final detail of tin City wide movement will be mapped out at a meeting a1 a committee from the various churches to be held in the presbyterian Elm Cli tin after ii you wednesday at 3 3 1 of clock the laymen headed by or. Samak who arc sponsoring Tim movement arc Wilbur Driver la i. Cothran j. E. Timmerman or. I. L. Saveoy t. L. Woodward. Bonnie permenter Frank Sloan i. Browning. Angus Cooper j. Ii. Smith Edward George Herman Hama t. W. Henderson l. M. Sprawls w. G. Howell ii. K. Holley and Edward s. Croft. Davenport gets Silver Star medal corp cd w. Hare d Haven i. In and of my. A. La. Duvet pm. Auga to Ami a of m i. Ami m is w. It. De ten pert. No in aum in i event in ret e \ cd tile s,.v, it car stolen on City streets Here a Buick automobile owned by a coloured Man whose name is Murray was stolen while parked on the streets of Aiken monday morning. The car was taken about 9 30 and driven to Langley where it was abandoned. The motor of the car was left running. A car belonging to j. B. Howard was picked up by the thief at Langley but left in Augusta with the motor running. The thief has not been apprehended. Property owners urged to repair their sidewalks the Street committee of City Council desires to Call the attention of property owners to the repair of sidewalks especially in the business Section of the town. In spite of the shortage of labor and trucks the City tries to Cut weeds on the sidewalks and to keep the dirt sidewalks built up As much As possible. The recent hard Rains have caused such heavy damage to All streets and roads that it will be sometime before the cutting of grass and weeds can be completed. Roads and streets will have to be put in passable condition first. The Street committee would also Call attention to the ordinance probe timing the dumping of trash Etc into tile streets. Many persons have shrubbery trimmed and pile loads of trash and debris in the streets As Well As paper Boxe and trash of All kinds. Wit Tim present number of trucks and men available it is Impo i be to keen Lari age removed film Prebish a and aul Load after Load of limbs. A us Ami Ottier rubbish from Pevi in burning ibo and in o a ii is ii owing i lie a the t Hall i Oil or pc ii e my. P tied a in h tin tuts Quot forced lawful la to t o. A1 h. Asb. O Reft tile i i the a of Aik Blini 111 per dump or sweep Anc to a waste paper by ail of Natter into the St vet of Aiken. All pet on in Poi ate limits of the it by Ai l i m City requited to Bury on their premises Trah ashes waste paper or other matter they May have hereon As can be safely buried Quot of by lied thereon mid to put such As they oui of at Ely Hui y or hum into barrels boxes or one convenient place on misos is. A mles lion 111 Iida Tim 0 o the a w a. W ear t lie by on Ai i tie Hie Ideo int Cital Ion wit o by. I Ca a ter the in Nze Ai of head the combat infantryman badge and seven Battle Tai. J he Silver Star was earned in Normandy june 0, Hill in the a Day invasion of tile european continent. The citation accompanying the award reads a Corporal Davenport courageously re entered the perilous sea and assisted several wounded comrades to Shore. Then when a shortage of wire impeded establishment of the regimental communication system he again braved the barrage and returned to the Beach to procure necessary equipment Corporal Davenport a Gallant actions and unwavering Devotion to duty contributed materially to the Success of the invasion. An army of 10,000 soldiers and 0,000 civilian workmen succeeded in slightly More than six months in laying the Alcan Highway a double Lane Highway of 1,071 Miles Between Fairbanks Alaska and Dawson Creek British Columbia. In their i Titre and. Tie ii a Lea to a a credit in let keeping the same Ever and smooth and flee from Hole Lough place or other defects and by keeping the same free from weeds and grass or any other growth of obstructions. Any person found guilty of violating the provisions of this Section shall be fined by the mayor or City Council not More than one Hundred dollars or be imprisoned not More thai thirty lays. And in Case any person refuses to perform his or her duty As herein required the City Council May have the work done at the Cost and expense of the person so liable therefor which costs and expenses shall lie collected from such violators at the same time and in the same manner As City taxes ate before world War la the physical assets of the hinted states were estimated at More than 3f,0 billion dollars. May to assist in prosecution of nazi gang the War department yesterday requested governor Williams to release c r in a. May military Secre the chief executive in pie it for an assignment by the department to the american a _ Taffs who will prosecute Naz Imi nals within the next be. Is. Governor i p j. Pressed regret at losing the 7 is of Captain May but be would comply with the War departments request. The governor spoke of the Young Many a careful and efficient service and said he was releasing Captain May on account of his desire to participate in the prosecution of War criminals in Europe. Captain May whose Home is in Aiken has had considerable experience in Public life. He served As City recorder in Aiken in 1934-35 and resigned that office to become a member of the House of representatives from Aiken county and served two terms in such capacity. He was one of the floor leaders for former governor now United states senator Olin d. Johnston. Before Pearl Harbor Captain May volunteered for military service and served at the Charleston port of embarkation As compar commander and trial judge advocate. In april 1943, he was Ltd ered by the late president Roosevelt to serve As military e a. V to then governor John Quot a and it is it interest to note was Hie Only military Secretary to a governor ii the nation Ile continued Tine \ ice when governor Jolt a la Sie lied i Quot become untied sin sonata. And rat. Me j. I Bam succeeded aim a. Gov a or. It upturn min uhf holds an \. B. Degree ii w a i in hold Al of i do. In of. Ital Vard University a. A re in i priv y i South Ca Quot in a and Impi. Ted Ai work. I May Deg be froth tile i in i Vei it. To has cled a g 11 nor lion. O soot ii Carol a As Tate councilor i Nior order Amel Iran Mecum a member of the a Otic older Ute elk.-, the Killen. Of i a and of the american . Iii Aland pot. Asian Mill la t Queil 11 \ Freeti mentioned a a eat dilate lot lieutenant govern in 19 id Ami said yesterday he Roll Ned from Europe in von for the id id primaries he would in All p of. Ability be ii Cand ate aug la red Cross to help veterans to get benefits worst fury of storm missed Aiken but some damage done Aiken got a fairly stiff sideswipe of the Hurricane that lashed the keys and Florida coast Over the weekend. The major fury of the storm spent itself however in the swamps of coastal South Carolina. The tropical storm its Force greatly reduced after reaching a velocity of 143 Miles per hour in roaring across the Florida keys moved Inland near the big Marine base at Parris Island and whipped due northward. The Force of the storm was dissipated by mid afternoon As the Center of the blow slowly edged its Way North of Sumter and was said then to have been diminished in fury As it advanced. There was considerable damage done to the unpaved streets in Aiken by the heavy Rains. While no Trees were uprooted limbs were blown to the streets and the Street department of the City said yesterday that it would require several weeks to get the streets Back in order. The Telephone company reported that some Twenty five telephones in the City of Aiken were put out of commission by the storm and that there were 200 out in the territory served by the company Aiken Edgefield and Newberry counties. Long distance lines were damaged by the wind. The Power company reported no trouble to their lines. The Cotton and Peanut crop a Large portion of which is still in the Fields was considerably damaged according to county agent r. R. Mellette. The rainfall sunday and monday As recorded by Frank Mccoy at the local Post office was 3.35 inches. This week in Washington. By Alan Johnstone of Newberry Cpl. D. 0. Sharpe Dies in Germany or. And mrs. R. S. Sharpe of Wagener route i have been notified by Tho War department that their son i. Devereaux o. Sharpe died in Germany August Loas the result of a vehicle ardent which ice i 1 cd Between i Nassau and rudder Ling Germany August s. Corporal Sharpe had recent Hee awarded the by Mize stat Coda to Merit Quot into service i it i. I. a a member of a wire i Pica Sim pc in e cd in n e a Liber 2. 19 l h la. Ins i Rah no at i Quot it a Tux. A. I i Sill. I in a., to g,.urn Oversea ii a Ugur 19 11. Of p. "a1 is kill \ i cd la i parents. M. Ami or. R. S. Sharpe of Wagener tour by a Sci Ami one , Jet it it. Sharpe iof Barnwell. Staff sgt Monie i. I shut i of ump . Texas Marne ii. Sharpe em2c. It ii. X City m.eh., la Cli lieu s. Sharpe. Jr1 i now stationed at Rhein i ran. I Ami or w. S. Ipod ears a i o in selective service Board to close on saturdays the local Board of pies for selective service will be closed on saturdays according to an announcement made yesterday. The offices Are open front 8 to a. In. To 5 30 Gnu on mondays through fridays. Funeral sunday for victim of drowning the president Lias asked Congress to authorize him to reorganize the executive establishment of the government. This does not of course include the courts or i the Congress. The government i should be reduced Iii size and 1 made effective. Increase in the Gove Ament was inevitable during the depression i and always attends a War. The de pression of the thirties is passed Ami the War is won. But bureaus end to survive and to grow. We have too much government. There is much proof that bureaucracy hastened the collapse of France. Ben Tillman said of Jobholder that a few die and none resign. The size and expense of government in Washington and in the state must be brought to manageable and supportable proportions. How can this be done it is certain that Congress will not take the initiative in this Reform. Its members have rendered themselves helpless in this Field. Many of them live and have their political being on patronage. They have already incurred the ill will of All those who asked for hut did no to get. Jobs. It is too much to expect that congressmen and senators will now. On their own responsibility fire those they did appoint and who make up the Birk tical organism act to. The coning. Proposes that e authorize him in to a 11 a. Aff e a a a a he a diva Iii f by school is underway Here a by to t Tell in to. Civil Alofa r m. Wild had a \ Ujj 1 Quot linty Hap Faid. T. Id m i is Martha Waul a a i at d mrs. Marcia i , hone service workers have j returned from Columbia South aeolian where they attended a two Day conference on veterans claims and benefits. At tin feelings it was emphasized the it the work of the american red Cross at Home will of necessity continue and in some respects cedi increase particularly in those services related to the servicemen the sex Serviceman and his family newest developments in veterans claims and benefits were discussed and a program planned which will enable the Aiken county chapter to provide the greatest possible service for returning servicemen. Veteran desiring assistance Are advised to Contact Ai ten county chapter 731 Laurens St., next to the Post office building or r. Ii. Wilds said. A .1 a .Li am. Peak. La. A it. I a -. Pm -. I Aid. A. Ii Ltd Courtesy Lesii a a of id eat i and vat iou other subject during the two w eel. S. Hief of police j. M. Sprawls j m presiding Ovet the meeting Ami sheriff Price Fallaw i assisting. I it a a repo Ted that in. Lief i Ami two Complin a we walking Aero. He dam a my the Accident Quot curved. Tire a a i Ain -. \1 it a m j Mullet Ami mar it Ley. Gave i the Alai in. Burnett was finally i dragged f re tit tile water Ami hone of their to Tams the Hatch Mary outwit Stam the president i a tigress by St u present it several p 1 he to i in i it \ i i a ing pc rape in Fri auth to. Will in. A Lily led at i in e a Tam a i Ami a Mea. Of escaping pres a a Midi Cape. Pm c i Las he 1 t a Quot not. It . Wig Neal a. A. I june Las i a a lit ii Earis a e Abel. Aas Aal hat Ile a i. G Law Tho no Quot a. D in a. In e i. I Ina m a i. A i up. I a a i British Guiana is the Only British Possession in the South Amer i it an Mainland. Galileo the astronomer while occupying the chair of mathematics at Florence. Lectured to 2,000 students at a time. Koala bears the nocturnal animals Ami spend the daytime Doz-1 ing or sleeping. One gallon of average sea water contains about three fourths of a Pound of Alt. M. \ i i a a it. Y an in a. Ii. B a my pc a1 in. The verb Gerrymander meaning to manipulate in Nordt r it Gam unfair advantage resulted from Tho rearrangement of a District of northeastern Massa Ehu to it i is 12. Bill Sahlin Pitcher who had a trial with the Chicago cub last year failed to win a game for Minneapolis. He a charged with la setbacks in i 94 i. Hal new Tusor 29-game w n-1 944, started with Alexandria in the Evangeline league. He won his opener 5-2, allowing Lafayette three hits save left-over1&Quot meat drippings and Gravy and use them to flavor meatless i t Lees. I its. I la Vul Tuloto Quot i Appow Ai the country expects the e Ament to put its own House a Ord. Without a House. Lean there can to no tax revision or reduction. Without it there Cannat he Relief from an excess of regulation that Bear Down upon i to. Without forthright Mirage is anti sound organization tee government cannot effectively cry i protect and Advance the liberties of the people. We need not Only to save Money. We need to reach the highest Economy in govern Merit which is to see to it that the Money that i collected mom the people Iii taxes be spent in j their interest and in such fashion j As to free their energies for pro-1 duct Ive Enterprise. There is Good to be that rung less will Aglee with the preside f of reorganization of the governs i int it

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