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Entered April 28, 1903 at Pickens, S. 0., me "oond class matter, under aot of Congress of March 8, 1879.
Vol. ___il_ _ _ICi,9 8QUTH WAUOINA, TZURtDAY, JANUi? 1908N.
CFROM. OUR COR
I. C. VFew and wife are very,
ill with fever, but are slowly
Lawrence Hester is very ill at
present with typhoid fever. Dr.
.RJbison is attending him,
'The school at Prater's Creek!
Is progressing very nicely under
the supervision of Prof. Looper'
and wife, They have about 75
There was preaching at Pru
ter's Creek church last third
Sunday, the usual preaching
day. Rev. W. C. Seaborn, the
regular pastor, delivered a very
interesting sermon to a large
.and attentive audience.
Prof. J, W. Looper visited his
lhene near Dacusville, Satur
,day and Sunday.
Sealorn Pilgrim attempted to
-isit the home of W. L. Mor
.gan flast Tuesday, but failed to
-do so. He was thrown from his
mule, but his friends are glad t'
know that he was not much
The little child of J. M, Gar
rett, who has been very sick, is
Ga-land -Seaborn visited the
horne of J. K, Garrett last
Will Pilgrim,, who owned the
Tarm at Tarpin Crossing hos sold
,out to Alfred Bolding, 'and. has
moved down near the Cateechee
cotton mill. Mr. Bolding has
also moved In the house he
Liberty, ft. D. 3.
Notwithstanding the extreme
cold weather, health is good and
everybody enjoying life in this
Miss Nora Nations visited lgr
sister, Mrs. S. A. ,Duckw6rth
last week, and reports- -a nice
Good morning, "Old Rid
dies." Maybe I can say that
I saw the top buggy coming up
the road. Sometime, when I
haven't got long to stay, I will
see which way it came.
having some fine weather
just now; and I see some people
esowing wheat and oats.
We are glad to see our little
Say, "Old Riddles," unless
you want to keep busy baking
cakes, you had better be careful
how -That top buggy visits your
home so of ten. MAM's Bov.
Witer wind blowing this
mcmning, and almost everybody
is sitting in the corner,
Rev. J, E, Foster filled his
regular appointment Saturday
Walter Seaborn and his wife
were the guests of Robert
Lumpkin and family Sunday.
Miss Nannie Robertson spent
a few days with her aunt, Mrs,
Mary Parsons, last week.
Miss Elsie Herd, of Pickens,
is spending a few weeks wit]
her grandfather, J. J. Herd.
N, D, Parsons is very ill a
1his writing, His many friend
hope to see him out again.
The little 2-year-old daughte
of Arthur Stokes and wife die<
on the 13th inst. Little Nor
was too pure for this world o
sin and care; the angels cam
and carried her to a world o
rest, where she will dwell i
happiness and joy, Thou at
gone, little Nora. Thou wil
peacefully slumber in joy an
Bright as the sunbeam, pure a
Anxiously looking, mother, fo
Little Nora is gone but no
orgotten, PAPA'S GIRL.
Pickens, R F D 2
Thank God, the hoAlth of i6 ace
Lion is excellent at this writing.
Rev. Garrett is building a nice res
idenco a. Cautral.
Miss Julia Meiok. of the Six Mil
se'tion, is very ill.
Carney Parrott and - Parrot
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. 1
. Baker la-it Sunday.
Mr. end Mrs. John W Durbac
visited their friend-4, Mr. and Mrs
3. B. Stephens last Saturday.
The people in this vicinity are stil
bolding their cotton for 15c. Sum
.f them say they are going to hol
till spring if they doun't get thei
price. My impression in they wal
get their prict in the sprig.
Perry Durham, of Six Mie, is ver:
siak at this writing.
R H. Halcom has moved to Ca
Mrs Kelley and Mrs. Fletcher, c
Elberton, - Ga., are visiting their pa
rents in the Six Mile section
Mr. and Mrs. B. U. BLiker wer
the guests of Anthony ELktr an<
family last week.
John Roper, from Elberton, 0.4.
ba bought the home place of R 11
Halcom,. near Six ASile.
Prohibliton a Farce in Charlotte
Since the 8th day of July
18,787 whisky prescriptions hav
been filled by the Charlotte drui
stores. Putting the averag
charge of the doctors for wril
ing prescriptions at 40 cent
each, this will show that th
abolition of the bar-rooms ha
added to their incomes during
period of less than six mionthi
just $7,518.80, or a yearly avel
age of $15,937.60.
Placing the amount purchase
on each prescription at 80 centi
this' -will show that the dru
stores have done a whisky bus
ness in that same length of tinm
of $15,037.60, or an annual trad
of $30,075.20. Combining thee
amounts paid to the doctors an
the drug stores, it will sho'
that $45,112.80 aro spent annm
ally for whisky in the dru
These figures will show the
it pays to be a drug store and
doctor in Ohariotte.
To R F 0 Patrons
< The postmaster at Pickens de
sires to call attention to the
. practice of some patrons of rural
a delivery of placing loose coins in
their boxes each time they de
sire to dispatch letters instead
8 of supplying themselves with
postage in advance of their
i This practice imposes undue
hardship on rural carriers in re
f moving loose coins from boxes
e and delays them on the service
f of their routes.
i The postmaster, therefore, ur
t gently requests that patrons of
t rural delivery provide theni
1 selves and keep on hand a sup
ply of stamps consistent with
and in advance of their needs.
It is also very desirable that ru
r ral patrons place in their mail
boxes small detachable cups of
wood or tin in which to place
t coins, when necessary, in pur
chasing supplies of stamps.
According to Washington ad
vices President Finley, of the.
Southern Railway Co., stafes
"that, in view of the falling off
in business, and the decrease in
e revenues, the management of
the Southern Railway Company
t has determined, as a- step in its
progress of reducing expenses,
to put into effect Feb. 1, 1908,
a reduction of ten per cent. in
the pay of the president, vice
president and the other general
officers, and their office forces."
To Tax the Counts.
American heiresses, or mil
r lionaires, who are inclined to
give away a considerable por
tion of their hard-earned 0)
cash for the privilege of marry
ing a count and getting mixed
up In an international divorce
scandal, will find an obstacle in'
their way, if a. bill introduced
in-the house-by Mr. Sabath, o#
;Pennsylvania, should become a
law. Likewise, foreign noble
(1) men who have wasted their
substance in riotous living and
seek to replenish their funds by
marrying rich American girls,
will find the plan not quite so
profitable as formerly it has
Mr. Sabath's bill, which was
referred to the committee on
ways and means, provides that
,all gifts, dowerles, settlements,
e or advances of money or prop
g erty, or both, made In consid
e1 eration or in contemplation of
-marriage, whether paid or de
s livered or intended to be paid or
e 1delivered before or after the
s ,actual solemnization of any
a such marriage by any citizen or
s subject of the United States of
-America to any person other
than a subject or citizen of the
d United States of Amerlea shall
, be subject to a tax of twenty
g five per centumn of the total
i- amount of any such gift, dowry,
e settlemnent, or advance, and
e such tax shall be paid into the.
e United States treasury; that the
d treasury department shall be
,v authorized to adopt and estab
i- lish such rules and regulations
g regarding and concerning the'
payment or collection of any
at such tax as may be necessary
a to carry into effect the provi
sions of the act.
The Poultry Convention
At a meeting of the Poultry
Association, held recently, in
their club room, a very enthusi- p
astic meeting was held, and 01
most of the old officers were re
elected. It was resolved to
make the association a perma- 8
nent one, with an annual elec- u
tion of officers. Many new
names were added to the list and
more members were promised. h
After hearing the report of the cl
3ecretary and treasurer it was d
found that there was something 0
Dver $6 to the credit of the club, ."
which was a pretty good show- r(
ing for a first show in as f
small a.town as is Pickens. At H
the next show, which will be
held to-day, at 3 p. m., in the n
business office of the SENTINEL
JOURNAL, a good meeting is
antiipated, and each ieiber.
is dwged to be present and bring d
a n4w member. 14
The association is a county j
rganization, and any one, any
where in the county, who raises
improved chickens, pigeons or a
pets, is urged to become a mem- F
ber and help to make this a per- 3
manent and finencial success. C
1t has been decided to work
for a fine poultry show and
county fair this fall, and it will
be a success, when such m1en as e
Messrs. 0. P. Field, B. F. Par
sons, A. J. Barnes, George H.
Hendricks and others lend their
aid and assistance to the enter- t
prise. A good many people i9
have expressed a willingness to f
help, and a desire to join, the
association, and-now is the time
for them to send in their names.
At the meeting this Thursday h
evening the time of the next P
meeting will be set, which will "
be published next week. t
From now on. a department h
devoted to poultry will be a reg
ilar feature of this paper, and
therein will be found the pro
eedings of this association and
Oimely articles on poultry in it
Splendid Testmon i-A Fine H card
Charleston, Jan. 13.
J. C. Jennings, Sheriff,
Pickens, S. C.
Dear Sir: I note that In your
account for support of U. S. h
prisoners, etc., that during the
September quarter you had four
U. S. prisoners and not a visit
for them by a physician, anda
that for the Decenmber quartera
just ended you had four U. 8.
prisoners, with only one visit,I
making for eight prisoners con- I~
fined in your jail the last six a
months, only one visit by a phy-a
siclan, which indicates that you
have the healthiest climato in:
the country and that you keep!
a clean andl well-regulated jail.~
This is, indeed, a very uinu-J
sual record1 for the support of
U. S. prisoners. I
J. DUNCAN ADAMs, I
___U. S. Marshal. 1
Rural Delivery from Dalton jt
Washington City, Jan. 21. Ip
Hon. Wyatt Aiken, M. C.
Sir:---1 have the honor to ad- c
vise you that rural delivery ser
vice has been ordered establish- e
ed from Dalton, Pickens county, c
S. C., with one carrier, to be'I
effective April 1, 1908.1
P. V. DEGRAW,
4th A.PM G, +
H. A. Townes, Who Is princt
1i of the Hampton school, has
io of the best schools in the
)unty. It is progressing
noothly and is in a very flour
Robert Hardin, an aged and
ighly respected citizen of this
mnty, died at the home of his
3ughter, Mrs. Robert Brown,
i the 23d instant, after a linger
tg illness, aged 84 years. His
imains were laid to rest the day
>llowing at Griffin Church.
le loft a large family besides a
>st of relatives anc friends to
Lourn his death.
At a recent meeting of Cen
'al Lodge, No. 19, K. of P.,
ie following officers were elect
1: L. G. Gaines, C. C.; C. G.
owland, V. C.; J. N, Morgan,
relate; E. H. Brown, K. of R.
rid S.; J. W. Willey, M. of W.;
[, J. McGee, M. of A.; Tom
arrett, I. G.; R. P. Gaines,
.G.: J. D. Boggs, M. of F.
R. Falls. M. of Ex. This
odge- is In a very flourishing
Have you cast your votes
he contest? There are o
bree more days of the votin
nd there are surprises in stoze
or the contestants and their
riends at the "count out,"
rhich will take place Tuesday,
'ebruary 4. Thousands of votes
ave been cast since the last
ublished report, and thousands
iore have been carried away
> be cast later. Big changes
ave taken place, and at this
,riting- no one can pick the
Frank Jennings, while walk
kg the railroad track between
ie depot and the cotton mill,
st Sunday evening, missed his
'ep and fell through the trestle
iat is between these two
>ints, thereby dislocating his
ip and sustaining serious bruis
;. His cries for help were
card by some of the mill oper
dives who lived nearby and he
-as picked uq and ca'rried in
ie house, physicians sent for,
aid his injuries were given
roper medical attention. He
'as removed to the home of his
ither, Sheriff J. C. Jennings,
aid is now progressing as well
a could be expected.
The rain descended in tor
mnts, the wind blew with great
clocity, the thunder rolled with
eavy rumbling, the lightning
ashed with vivid brightness,.
nd the hail fell, Sunday night,
nd the folks felt as if the end
F time might be at hand; but
meo storm spent its force about
[).30 and the stars shone and
be heavens brightened up, a
ortend of the bright Monday
le had. Reports from the
ountry tell of no casualties, be
ond a few trees being uprooted
,nd some outhouses being blown
town. Verily, it was a time to.
>e talked of in the future by the
'ising generation, and the bless
ng of it was there was no more
lamage and casualties thani
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