Newspaper Page Text
Entered April 23, 1903 at Pickens, S. C., as seoond olaseematter, under aot of Congress of March 8, 1879.
VOL. XZXVIIS PICE~IR, SOUTH CAROLINA, THURS~DAY, OCTO11 24 1907 ________________NO 22
Te The Gatherer.
The Comings and Goings of People
Some you know, some you don't.
1 BY M1188 GUSS1B HUDDAR D
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Richey and lt
tle daughter, Margaret, have return
ed from a pleasant visit to Mrs. Mar
garet Morrison in Columbia.
Mrs. Swittenbur.: and Misses Ola
Richey and - Cogburn spent Satur
day in Greenville.
Misses Bessie and Gladys Maul.
din, of Easley, are the guests of Mrs.
A. i. Morris.
Miss Ida Hendricks, of Oclenoy,
visited friends here Friday.
Misses Nellie Urandy, Maka Boggs,
JRilleen and Lorena Taylor, oi the
(. F. U., spent Saturday and Sunday
with friends in Pickens.
Miss Florence Bowen has returned
from an agreeable visit to relatives
j. H. Morgan. of Greenville, spent
Saturday and Sunday here with
Mrs. H. C. Griffin visited her
daughter, Mrs, \Vill Bruce, Satur
Mrs. J. J. Chastain and daughter,
Miss Miume, are visiting Mrs. Ma
son L mper.
The many friends of Mrs. John
Boggs will be wrry to know that she
has been se ioi'ly ill for several
The Auf Weiderschen club met at
the home of Miss Helen Boggs, Wed
nesday, and reorgatized for the win
ter with the following officers: Miss
Helen Boggs, president: Miss Lucia
Folger, 1st vice president; Bruce
Boggs, 2d vice president; Ernest Fol
ger, secretary and treasurer, and Jas
Carey, corresponding secretary. An
elegant supper was served and 12
new members were voted un and' re
Miss Maggie Ferguson, of Easley,
is the guest of Miss Eva CI.ristey.
Miss Intz Keith is visititg her
aunt, Mrs. Hamp Craig.
Mrs, Will E White and her littl.
-daughter, Evelyn, of Anderson. are
the guests of Mrs Evie Thornley.
Geo, A. Alderman, of Columbia, is
the guest of D. B. Cooper.
Mrs J. A. Almond, ot Elbeiton,
eTA., is visiting Mrs. C. B Hagool.
Miss Bess Ashmore went to Green
will., Saturday, to attend the fair.
jMrs. E B We bb is visiting her
~ parents In Atlanta.
W. A Thonas and family havo re
;. turned from a visit to Louis Vaughn
> in Cateechee.
Mrs. Trolbert, ntee Miss Cora Lool -
er, is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs E F. Looper.
Mrs. M. A. Loioper is reqorted
-quite sick. Her friends hope shje
may sooni be up ag.un
~,Echoes ifrom Winthrop College.
H ving partially recovered from the.
shock of again going under rule
anitithere has been added a formida
~ ble number of n sw phases which
fairly 8truckc as dumib, at first
-the "Little Girl in Blue" will try
'kee,. tmee rules, and it may be we'll
~.'.learn to love them almost as well as
Swe love the old bell which calls us to
cecti-.ms, in time.
In addition to the new rules we
have several other new features this
year. There are 12 new officers an
teachers, We have a new oversee
of the grounds, and some improv<
ments have been made. We at
pleased to note that the sidewall
have been paved between the colleg
and city. The mile-walk is uow
little consequence to us,
For amusement we have as yo
had nothing in which the public hi
shared, except the first number <
our Sta:: course, which was given laI
Friday evening. It consisted of
lecture on Russia. The subject wi
very disagreeable to some who has
no relish for history, but Dr. M,
Arthur soon had us so interested thi
we listened with eager interest to tb
close, and we even drew him out I
say more on the subject when w
met him after the lecture.
We were permitted to visit th
carnival in Rock Hill one evening r
cently. This was a viry unusul
privilege which we greatly enjoye<
Some of us have been called upo
to do extra work for the Winthro
College exhibit at the state fair, an
we have been hoping that some con
sideration of the fact might secui
our permission to visit the fair, bt
no official notice has yet been give
to that effect.
We are enjoying the base-ball sei
son now. The last game of the seaso
is usually played on Thanksgivin
Day -one of our greatest days.
might be interesting to most of yc
to see the great loads of exprei
brought to Winthrop the day befoi
Thanksgiving. It is as truly a fea
d.) for us as any who enjov ti
gre t privilege of being at b 6no,
at "grandfather's house" on that do
Our literary societiss are vei
active organizations this year. Ne
members are being initiated at evei
meetiag, and we are having, in add
tion to the fun, some remarkab
good literary work. We expect
give a public joint celebratitfn of ti
"Curry" and "Winthrop" societi
early in November.
The Pickens Association.
In going from the Pickene side I
uO.s Roads the delegates and visi
-. had to pass through Wolf Cre4
valley. All that nature and the di
could do was done to please- to mal
happy. October takes the palm f
such da s.
This charming landocase of Pic
ens county is one of the most pictu
esque as well as one of the mo
productive. Through it from ti
Pickenis Railroad to Cross Roads rut
a smooth, well-graded public highwE
that has a few wrinkles made by ti
waters from the hillsides trying1
get to the creek below. 1tb side
of the vallev are deeked WJ legai
newv homes surrounded' &'h wvel
kept farms, white wvith cotton an
wutu an abundant corn crop-all in
gorgeous setting of autumn forests ii
b .th sides --making the dream of t1
landscape painter como trne.
Out of the valley, at the east ent
you are at Cross Roads, the countr
chureb, an ideal place for'the peop]
to mieet-end crowds of them ce
tainly did meet. There was a fu
repreu.ntatio~n of de egates, and
was refre'dhing to feel the earnstne~e
with whieb they went at their worl
and to see the glow of enthusiasmi o
the countenanices of rnon who knes
they wer e doing good. No sacrifle
is too great to get the ly that come
from doing good. Whr'n they ge
together and began- to talk they sool
found that the mission epirit ha'
control,. and it certainly set it
seal upon- the beginning of a gree
work in the Assoeiation. This wa
the subject emphasisea o aturday
i and it was a good place to get away
r from one's self, and be made to feel d
s- that he was a part and parcel of a
e great work that must be done well, .
8 and done now,
e I trust some of toe members will "
oi make full report for your paper. It I
will do g'.od wherever it goes. I
it Kindly say this much for a
t ADDITIONAL LOCALS.
B Newton & Jamison will open a sales
stable in the Richey stable on West
No% is a splendid time to dig and tI
c bank sweet potatoes. The crop is
0 said to be unusually good.
Capt. 0. P. Field is a "sooner" .
man. He would sooner have a tax
receipt than carry the money, so he
drew tax receipt No. 1. T. L Wat
kins was running him a close second.
The treasurer collected $ on
n the first day. a
d W. J. Holden, formerly of this V
county, who located at Scaly, N. C., d
in the flats of Macon county, has sold
bia stock of goods to his brother-iu" di
law, E. P. Brown, and has bought
flve lots at Dillard, Ga. H e has ulso
purchashd an 8-room dwelling and t
and two storerooms. and is as well d
n fixed as any one in town. Will is a d
g :usl.ler and deserves success.
We thank the merchants for the rr
u liberal patronage they are giving us. E
l They realizo that advertising pays, b
it and are buying liberally of space, but X
we cannot handle any advertisiLg
r copy in this paper unless it is filed N
with us, not later than Saturday il
morning precoding the date of the )
Y paper in which it is to appear. This it
w rule is imperative and will be strictly.
y adhered to benceforwsrde a
Our correspondents deserve, and il
; have, our thanks, for their communi- e
cations, but we want them to write .
oftener- -be more regular, and get ti
their copy in here on Monday's mail. E
Also, we want to impress upon them i
the importance of signing their name al
to the article-niot for publication, 01
"o but as an evidence of good faith- ti
t- that the Stanl I. all right *If your 6,
k article doesu't appear in the paper, M
'y don't cuss the editor, stop and think Aj
e whether you signed your name to the w
>r piece or not. Ul
Pickeus is gradually, but slowly F
r. and surely coming to the front. The cc
business of the town is on the in- bi
e crease, the people are building more, til
nd better, house, and everybody is 1n
~pulling for the betterment of the m~
etown an d county, both morally and ti
financial ly: Tuere is talk of new
abusiness bigtated here; another D
cotton mill is bring wvhispered, new
-equipment for the railroad is an as- V
d sured fact, a dummy line to Table M1
Rock is a possibility, and the raising -
of the Pickens postolilce into the
Spresidential class on the first of the t
year is a certainty. Picknus is grew- w
ing but not blowing.
y D. 0. Mills, who was attending the be
e Twelve Mile Association at Keowee ha
church, had his horse to run away ve
11 with him. From whait we can learn th
,t Mr. Mills lost control of th~e horse hr
e and to save himself and child from cit
,danger jumped fro~m tho' buggy, but ide
a thes lines wraijpped around( the child's tu:
v hi's and dragg. d it from its father's ide
a armn. rThe child wvas dragged a con- to,
a siderab'le distance but becamne untait- ha
i, gled from tho lines, and, fortunately, he
a was tnt setriouisly hurt The horse the
j pretty wvell demnolished the buggy ly
a and ran throughi thme crowd with the an
t shafts attached to him. WVhen he likt
* .wis stopped it was found that he was it
noit seriously iniured. go
Saturday was an unusually busy
sy with the Pickens merchants.
Miss Gussie Hubbard iq condutc'
ig "The Gatherer" column of the
ickens SENTINEL-JoURNAL.* She is a
)lendid gntirer of items and her
>lumn is quite readable.- [Abbe
New buildings are constantly going
p; the air is pregnant with talk of
3w enterprises, new businesses are
iztemplated and everybody is pull
ig for Pickens. Each town and
ich section of the county has got
ie same kind of a move on, and the
d county is known far and near as
to banner oounty of the state.
E. 1 Lawrence, one of Central's
dest and most highly-respected cit- a
es, died suddenly at his home on t
ic. morning of the 17th inst., just V
ter a hearty breakfst. le was 84 s
hsrs of age and leaves oti brother, v
- F. Lawrence, who is 92 years of L
,e, and two other brothers, J. II. t
Ad W. B. Lawrence. Mrs. Vandi- t
ir, of Walhalla, is a sister of the e
Married, at New Hope church, Sun
ly, Oct. 13, David H. Kennemur, of
ickens county, and Miss Ollie G.
elley, of Now Hope; and at the same
me, Ola Kelley and Miss Lizzie An
irson, both of Newry. The celt
ionies were performed by ltov. Ed.
Eufl' Mr. and Mrs K-.nem!Lur will
ile near Central and Mr. Ia11(t irq.
ely at Newry. The Easle
11nd furnished music at the Seneca
[ercantilo store last Saturda v. -__
lisq Fanue Harbin, milliner for
irs, R. Callaway & Co., Liberty, vis
ed her parents here 8unday.-.
kfster Whitset Hiott, of Easley, was
i town Saturday. Ie is only 12
enre l1 and oan bet as much type
a the avurage printer. He is work
ig on the Eualey Progress.-(S'.R
Da Farm & Factory,
A telegramn waS rledevJ here yeg-'
arday announcing the death of Mrs.
[arriet G, Ferguson, widow ef the
te John Ferguson, which occurred
10 80 a. in. yesterday it the home
her daukhter, Mrs. H. C. Valen
no, in Trenton, N. J. Mrs. Fergu
on f4d been ill for several weeks.
rs. Ferguson before marriage was t
iss Harriet Grady. She was for
any years a resident of this city, c
Ail the family moved to the old
erguson limeAtead in Pioke'ne '
iunty. Mrs. Ferguson was a mem- d
)r Af the First Baptist church of L
is city, and during her residence
(ire' nville took an active inteiest I
church work. She is survived by I,
e following sons and daiughters: a
>bn Ferguson, .Tas M. F'erguson, a
r. Frank Ferguson and Mrs. A. B. i~
'ardlaw, of this city; Mrd. H. C. t
dlentine, of Trenton, , N, J., and
re. Kemble White,of West Virginia.
I Greenville News. 18th.t
WVe do not know .f many towns in
e state that has improved more
thin the last few years than Pickens. a
16 by one the old unsi-ghtly wooden
ildings on our main bresiness street
se disappeared until now on~ly a g
ry few remain, and it is to be hoped
at in a short while the last one1 will.
ve disappeared. Several of our
,izens have purchased desirable res,
siee lots, and~ will in the near fut
re erect handsome and costly rea' m
mnees thereon. Th~e growth of our
Va has been sure and steady,' We is
ye never had a booms, andit it is
ped that we never will have It is 01
3 town that grows slowly but sure
anid finally amounts t~o something rt
d not the town that sp.ringe up to
e a mushroom in a single night as
were, and with equal swiftness og
as out of existnce.
The contractor is rushing the work
in the addition to the court house
i-id will soon have it ready to turn
)ver to the commissioners for their
The Easley Comedy Troupe will
resent their successful eomody dra
no, "A Black Heifer," at the Pickens
mditorium, Friday night, Nov. let.
Don't MibS it.
It will be long time before you.will
een better piny thnn "Black Heifer,"
['he kind you c'n't help but cheer,
cream and whistle at. Come if you
an get even standing room. Prices
or tickets, 20a and 35c.
We are not much on making excus.
's, but we are almost compelled to
pologizo for the appearance of our
>aper for several weeks. Several ad
ertisers are purchasers of large
pace and change often, and this
xtra work together with the short.
iess of bands in the offici (sufficient
o handle the paper, but not enough
o handle the job work and change
de, the way and times we receive
,be copy) aild the execrable mail ser
?ice thaf is now enjoyed in this part
if the w:.rld-makes it necessary that
ve issue our paper from 24 to 36
biours earlier than it is dated-i. e,
ruesdity night, or early Wednesday
'orning, so as to put in postoffice by
[0 30 a. in , in order to get mails
Icattered over tho county on Thurs
lay. Heretofore we have been keep
ng our forms open to the very last
"inute, puitting in ncws and chang.
n.t ads, but hereafter we will change
., ad. that is not in the office by
.turday morning preceding date of
isue. Our correspontsuta will please
get their articles off on Monday's
muails so that we can handle them in
the same week. We want to give a
good, readable paper, but we are ter
ribly handicapped, especially as to
the mail facilities, and we ask our
friendo o l ribs to bear with,
and help uO, Io do the VCt1y best Wi
3an under adverse circumstances.
We will give all the news we hear of
hal is worth printing,
Philosophers, or Sheep.
In a letter to the Sun the other day
curious considerer of "our institu
ions" asks this question:
"Are wo a nation of philosophers,
r of sheep?"
The natural answer is, "Sheep.0"
'he American people are (loci e, obe
ient-except to law-submissive to
heir politicul pastors and masters.
What i8 "public opinioan" to-day?
t is the collection of opinions put
arth by one athletic, commanding
nd absorllaug personahty--a Theo
urian code. T'he baaing of the flock
a little plaintive as the bramloles
lar the wool, but it will follow so
:ng as it hears the bell.
The "elective" officers-bow are
day filled? The flock hears the bell
r the boss, anzd follows humbly and
iankfully. There are many bosses,
Dd th re is only one bellwether of
pinion; but as to opinions and nom
'ations, the people take what is
Yet sheep may be philosophers.
heir philosopby must be a resigned
talism.- [N. Y. Sun.
P'olitics saves the reputation of
en by their not going into it.
Iu actual experienc-:, sweet sixteen
either a c'hunk~ of fat or a dressful
A woman can't get over wantong a
mraintic life whenz it's .4arving her
The average woman is more afraid
hurting her complexion than het