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 - Chief Sprawls Tenders Resignation To City J. E....
Chief Sprawls Tenders Resignation To City J. E. George To^Become Chief_Of Police- Formerly Served As Chief - Chief of Police J. M. Sprawls triKlured his tvsignat!!.-!! in City Council ^at the regular monthly mei-tin"; Monday rn'c/ht. in accept an appointmc'tit as field representative (if the South Carolina Carolina Peace. Officers association. • '•'•'•' Former Police Chief J. E. Gt-orgo was' .named to succeixl Chief Sprawls. • v • Chief Sprawls became head of the Aiken Police department on j.iune 1, 194H. In his letter of re- signation, IChief ' Sprawls stalini "Upon assuming the duties of chief, I did so with a firm determination determination *.o create -an efficient and i orderly police department, chet'e- j by affording the best -poiice ;>ro- : Aiken "sheriff Price Fallaw said jtectiwn .possible to the citi/e^ ^,f Sunday he had arrested a'- man! Alkc '"- . ilisted as Wyman Seller, -12-year- S " r >'<^<wu*ed 'that the Aik— old. farmer, in connection'with tbe : !' olu '° <Ipparlmeni.:'dnl no-. ,,io..s.ii;e... shooting of his son-in-law. E.ldie'"!' to H'e .standards o! iVio-.K---!, Collins, 2-1 lato las', night at Seitr-j !><>'"•'<-• dep.'artme.ils of other u,wi- Ik-r'.s home in the Heaver Dam ~ec-'_"' ^"^'"'^b..:size and witii tbr* | lion of the county. " : ! fhoiighl in mind I 1 immediately lu- i Collins, who Sheriff Fallaw said! - :1 " efforts to-make ".bcsc t-h.mcre- 'received bullet wounds in 'his 1 wh! '-' h would, bring about an effi- AIKEN FARMER CHARGED WITH SHOOTING COLLINS and—t-hi^h—tonii—^ag lice. department, my inlen- t-alinei- rifle, is i;i an Aiken hus--'. lio " s ''<-''"*-' l . ( > «' vu thu.citizens of pita! "'here his condition was de- ! Aiken better police protection than scribed today as "fair". i.'-hey had ever had at a in.niina! Seller is'behiK held, Sheriff <'<>**- to the taxpayer—a .k.liarV Fallaw.declared.- without a formal: worth of protection foi eac:> charge—pen d ing--l he- o u'Iconic o f-h is.,. d.olla_r_sj)en.t._'__. - _ • son-in-law's condition. - | 'During this time siibslam.i.: ini- fh< 1 Aik(-n sheriff said Collins: provements have been maik- and i-amc to Sciglcr's home from where he is employed 'as '.extilc worker.- .and Ihe shoot-i g resulted .during- a A;, let- ru.- \\ ;is wounded .drive alone lo Ail:en for tn.-at- ment, according to Slit-riff Fallaw. lie fainted at the wheel, however.! and crashed-into a tree-on Vorkl '.eclion under the these included installing a i.-.--.-(iorr. police rairn7"syslcm. oi~whTctf~aTry- 'own stuiulil bt- proud. Arra.'itfe- ments were made whereby ".lii^ .system iv.-is :>u.--chased and :e.-tai!ed :e.-tai!ed without„ any cost to ib-- tai,-,. payers ut Aiki'M. All of !:,-- -actions -actions oil-tile (.uier elites o are riiccivinij.- better p«>!ic va-li'i s;reel. damaginiv his'. automoliile. An Aiken pbannacisl carried him •.o the .hospital.-Sin-riff Fallaw said. Recaptured r j Guard system than, iii the past '.•>-•- -ati.-ie heretofore the 1-usiness .-er'.ioii and sections surrounding I i': 1 ' freight depot received practically- all-of the pa'.rolliny. Amon^ -the improvt'ini'iit. 1 ac- comn!isheil dm ing Chi--; J-'t.rawls' adniiiiisiriiLiiiii are. pai-kinj; I-.' o:- ; I'eiHlleton Street. -ii|>-to-da*e .-IT'iei t-i-.-i ordio'inc.-. t;-af'' : - e'riMiire 01, Laurens Street, traffic. ^IK'HC on •Hayne avenue next—i-; th>? to surrender. Captain S'.ock-j b;int anc i next lo HiU's cafe- complete .reorganization "f ['"lice department.. ei|uipnient for the riveted on the front door. MPsj•„„;;,.,. dei)art.»ienl i'vhriini: - "«'" « aid •While •While Cantf attention wus front door. 'Mi's cpv ,, rc(I n ; m j-,. om the wiixlows. I They found him standing: in the middle of the ro<im with a | rifle in his bands waiting, for ! i asisaid. "Tho WPs made ^im bund the 'gunbutt first, out the window, then they loa<le<i him into a jeep; jsoni_enni! ••o__start in the door", be and brought him back to Captain .Stockman said Pvt.j Melvin .1. Dick of Xekoosa. Wis.,i who wounded in the left when Oantt seize,I his rifle, is rest-! njr comforlalily at the st;>.t ion bo pital. -machine pruns, -I new pistol.-. I rc- lo:-(linfr outfit, -1 ranp\ -1 radif' units, rcarranu'-'mont "f ht-.-id- quar'ers, installing water ooolt-r and fan for station, srhor.i -fi-r hoy patroK si-hool sicns (whit'. 1 and colored), two F. H. 1. schools, traffic control program, unifo'nii traffic co<l<- ordinan.ce. nsiall 1'Ur- t-au set up I" stall.lards ri-rom- nii-nded by tin- F. I!. I. >;irv,->. one-way trat'.fii- on ,llic!-.!:i-i.l :l \i-.i- tic and (.'lurens si '-e'i^. Chief Sprawls' ivsifr'nati..- . -•• n-' -d " •'•' r-""-"'. Chief George Jury To Ask Bush ;169 ENROLLED' i-AT BAPTIST

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  1. Aiken Standard,
  2. 11 Jun 1947, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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