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on, ot th 2d inst o r.
~. 1 H. Craigof TIcl.
4. wnty campaig dopened
If 1 y last Saturday and the
ia candidaes outlined their
a .al platforis.
iss Nettle 1%rter has return
4 from a two weeks' visit with
relatives- and friends in Seneca
ad West Union.
Messrs. Claude Thomasson
and J. P. Carey, Jr., visited
Mr. Th6masson's homefolks in
Rook Hill last week.
B. F. Farmer, of Pickens R. 1,
lost a fine mule last Friday from
colic., His neighbors say this
animal was easily worth $250.
Lucius G. Gaines, of Central,
is very ill with typhoid fever at
Black's sanitarium in Green
ville. His recovejy is hoped for
by all who know him.
The bridge over the Gully on
the Anderson road, below B. B.
Gilstrap's, and near to Griffin's
mill, has been rebtftlt and the
road is now open to traffic.
By the way, quite a little in
terest is beginning to be mani
fested in reference to the county
fair. It can be made a success
yet. if everybody will go to work.
FOR SALE-50,000 good sap
shingles. Will deliver them in
Pickens for $1.85 per 1,000.
Shinolpn elp f scraps. Apply
- HESTER, Nine
met Monday in the courthouse
and a large crowd was in attend
ance. It was an all-day session
and a heap of important busi
ness was transacted.
See notice of election for cot
ton-weigher in Pickens town
ship. Get your registration cer
tificate from R. R. Roark before
the time expires. You cannot
vote unless you are registered.
Prof. P. 0. Cartee, of the Lib
erty side, was showing on the
streets of Pickens the other day
two fine apples, one weighing 18
ounces, the other 24 ounces. He
was anxious to find a way to
preserve them, so as to place
them on exhibition at the county
. Nettle Hudson, a daughter of
J. M. Hudson. of Pickens R. F.
D. 8, has been confined to her
bed since the first 6f July with
fever. She is not able to sit up
yet, but it is thought that she is
improving. Her many friends
hope that she may soon be well
Miss Mattie Finley, who has
been on a visit to her sister, Mrs.
3. T. Partridge, in Pickens, left
Tuesday to join a house party
given by Miss Ruby Hammond
at Anderson. There will be nine
couples and it will last for nine
days. An enjoyable occasion
this will be.
Miss -Addle, daughter of Rev.
and Mrs. D. W. Hiott, of Easley,
a most charming young lady,
who has been taking a business
course in Draughon's Practical
Business College, in Atlant.i,
has completfed the course and is
now at home. Her many friends
will be glad to know that she
passed the final examinations
and took first honors over her
n*' h bkycle repairs,
13 Ii s, tubes, ce
a - -- 3olarine' for
icke(i Auk. 2O0hi
he date and co60
hear the issues discussed,
managers of the election
m the various precincts will
be here that day they can get
'te boxes, in3tructions and tick
ets from the county chairman,
O. E. Robinson.
Mrs. J. 0. Foster, died at her
home in Atlanta on the 3d inst.
She was, before her marriage,
Miss Leo Stephens, of Central,
and the news of her death
brought sorrow to the hearts of
her many friends in Central
and elsewhere in South Caro
lina. She leaves a husband,
father, mother and several
brothers and sisters.
Lost at Bethlehem or be
tween there and Pickens, a pair
of double-lens solid glass specta
eles in gold frame, left temple
broken off. Also lost, I a leather
case. a pair of double-lens spec
tacles, In two pieces, in an alum
inum frame; case mafked "A.
K. Hawkes." Latter pair lost
in Pickens. Return to this office,
or to P. H. Boggs, in Pickens.
Miss Emma Finney, the active
and reliable cashier in Folger,
Thornley & Co.'s, left Tuesday
morning .for Anderson, where
she will tarry for awhile with
relatives and friends, and then
on to Atlanta where, with her
sister Alice, she will take in the
sights and enjoy a much-needed
and well-deserved rest for two
or three weeks.
J. T. Foster, of the Saluda
side, has been regaling the inner
man on fish. From Tuesday to
Friday of last week he caught
over 40 pounds. On Friday last
he caught a carp that was 29
inches long, 19 inches around
and weighed 11J pounds. The
scales would* cover a 50c piece.
The head is on exhibition in the
Big Store, and Rev. J. E. Foster
can tell you about the balance.
J. A. Peak, manager of the
Pickens Hardware Co., is receiv
ing his furniture and will move
into the "Buddy" Kelly house
on Ann street as soon as the
carpenters get the inside work
completed. Mr. Peak is super
intending the, finishing of his
storeroom; he has placed his
order for his stock, and will soon
have as pretty a hardware store
as can be found in the state.
E. W. Hiott was hurt in a
wreck Monday night neal
King's Mountain, N. C. H(
was mail clerk on Southerl
Railway train No. 38, whick
went into the ditch at thai
place. He was considerably cul
and bruised up, and is-now al
the home of his father, Rev. .
W. Hiott, in Easley. His mani
friends hope that lhis injuries
willunot prowe serious and thai
he will soon be out again.
The people on the Keowee be
lieve in educational advantages
and' are exerting their utmosi
to this end. -They run a severi
to eight months' school each~
year and have a large attend
ance. For three terms, now,
Prof. John 0. Field has had
charge of the school and th<
patrons are very much pleasel
with his management. The cit
izens of this district are very
anxious to get a high school and
are bending every eneifgy to thai
end. With a little united effor
they can make a high school ar
assured success, and each an<
every patron should constituti
himself a committeq of one t<
see that this end is attained. Il
union there is strength, and I
they unite they will succeed Il
obtaining that which they s
week. *art his two
daughters ard governess up to
spend the summer and is now in
Ohio. On his return he and his
wife will spend the remainder of
the heated term in Pickens.
Mrs. Hyatt is very much pleased
with the ton and county and
speaks in the highest terms of
praise of the hotel. - It is very
probable that he will become in
terested to such an extent that
he will purchase land here and
build him a home. The people
of Pickens would welcome him
and any more like him.
Some Good Raiding.
The revenue officials have been
quite active in this county re
cently-at least, they have been
driving from here into the sur
rounding country, and the fol
lowing is the result of their in
On the 14th of July, Deputy
Collector Merrick, Deputy Mar
shal Alexander, special officers
Hendricks and McGaha and
Constable Allgood made a raid
seven miles north of Pickens
and captured a large. distillery
in full operation. The parties
at work saw the officers trying
to surround the distillery and
made good their escake.
On the 18th, the sarne.fficers
made another raid in the same
section and captured a still in
the same furnace. About 2,500
gallons of beer and mash were
destroyed on these two raids.
On July 29th, Revenue In
spectors McGaha and Wallace,
Deputy Marshal J. Q. Alexan
der, special officer Hendricks
and Constable Allgood made a
raid in Cane Brake and North
Carolina and captured two dis
tilleries, one being a -grain and
fruit distillery.- At this distil
lery they captured James A. and
Joseph H. Dodson. Just a half
mile from this first distillery
they found a large distillery and
about 100 gallons of beer and
mash, all of which they pigmpt
Last Saturday was children's
day at Griffin church. The day
though warm was very pleasant
ly spent by the large crowd pres
ent. .Between 140 and 150
scholars participated and each
one was supplied with a badge.
The exercises consisted of songs
and an address to the children
by Hon. C. E. Robinson, follow
ed by -a talk to the "grown-ups"
by J. W. Foster of Greenville.
At the conclusion of these
exercises dinner was spread un
der the shade of the spreading
oaks In the church~ yard- and
everybody was invited to come
up and partake. This proved to
be a welcorrte invitation.
About one-hour - and - a - half
was given over to the dinner
and social converse and then the
audience was reassembled and
the evening was devoted to a
Sunday school superintendent
J. R. Connelly was master of
ceremonies and pulled the pro
gram off without a hitch.
The day was pleasantly spent
and everybody went a w a y
hoping for a repitition real soon.
Ye editor had an enjoyabk
time of it.
* The starfish, netted, commits
>'suicide. It dissolves Into many
1 pieces, which escape througi
f the meshes of the net. Then i
a kind of resurrection takes place
o each piece growing into a per
self vid not, n.
to the votes -oft
hereby announce th have
withdrawn from the rd for
sheriff, and wish to publicly
thank my friends for the words
of encouragement, the excellent
work done for me and the sup
port they have pledged me. but
it is to my best interest to ds.
cline to continue in the race.
C. L. CURETON.
Miss Myrtle Holder, of Pick
ens, was the guest of her cousin,
Miss Tee Davis, during the Bap
tist association which convened
at Liberty last week.
Frank Kirksey, of Dillon,
Mont., writes under date of July
3d that when he wants ice
water all he has to do is to go a
half mile up the mountain,
where the snow is five feet deep.
Watermelons almost a failure:
vines have the blight.
Sincerely glad the boycott is
Hope to be with the corres
pondents soon. DREAMER.
GOvod farm, -ne mile of Clemson Col
lege, S. C., 46 & cres, good one-horse crop,
plenty of timber, splendid land, good
pasture, 5-room house, out-buildings,
good well of water.
Apply to W. W. T. Nalley, Calhoun, 3. C.
For 80 days, or until the 1st day of
September, 1908, at 12 Di., bids will be
received for the stock of goods of the
late J. E. Brown at Central, S. C. Said
stock consists of a general line of mer
chandise and invoices about $1,t00.
This stock of goods can be seen any
time by applying to the-Executors.
At the same time bids will be received
for two vacant lots in the town of Cen
tral. These are nice building lots.
For further information call on or
apply to E. H. BROWN, Executor,
Central, S. C. td.
Summons for Relief.
(Complaint not Served).
State of South Carolina,
Court of Common Pleas.
J. D. .3% Keith, as Executor of the last
will and testament of M.D . Keith, de
E. F. Keith, W. C. Keith, J. R. Keith,
Lula Jones, Nancy Ferguson, Mari
Talley, Stephen Keith, Jaret Mi. Keith,
J. L.Keith, Margaret Ferguson, San
dacy Burgess, Martha Evatt, Angelhnu
Rice Joe. A. Keith, Mary Clark,
HarAdy Woodall, N. A. Keit W. Cal.
yin Keith, 8.0C. KeIth, G~. l. Keith,
Mary Roper, Eliza Edens, Sarah T.
Jones, Rebecca Roper, John 8. Hpn=
dricks and Lula Roper, Defendant.
To the Defendants above narped: .
You are hereby summoned and re.
quired to answer the complaint in this
actioni, whch was filed In the office of
the Olerk of Court at Plckens, 8.0C., the
0th day of August, 1906, and to serve a
CoD of your answer to the said com
plin on the subscriber at his office at
Plkens, 5. C., within twenty days after
the service hereof, exclusive of the day
of such service; and If you fail to answer
the complaint within the time aforenaid,
the Plaintiff in this action will a ly to
the court for the relief demande in the
Dated Auuust 8th, A. D., 1908.
C. E. RloBNusoN, Plaintiff's Atty.
A. J. Booos, C, 0. P.
Notie of Cotton #either's ElectIon,
Piekens Vuart Rouse, S. U,
Notice is hereby given that an elec=
tion will be held at Pickens court house
S. C., on 8aturday A st 18, 1909, the
same being the third Sturday In Au
gust, 1908, for the p of choosing s
cotton weigher for tesaid town oi
Pickens. to serve for the ensuing year:
Polls wi be open at 10 o'clock a. in
and close at 5 o'clock p. mn. on said day
.In order to vote in this' election at]
male patrons of the Pickena cotton mar
ket who wili procure from ft. R. Roark
Clerk of the Town Council of the Tows
of Pickens, a certificate that he Is
patron, of the Pickens cotton market
and Is entitled to vote In general ele.
tions In Pickens county, may vote.
It will not be necessary that the per
ens township; but If he resides In Picken
county, and Is a patron of the Picken
market, and procures the proper certifi
cate from the Clerk aforesaid, lhe shal
I be entitled to vote.
.These certificates may be obtained b
applying to Rt. Rt. Roark at any time b-~
Itween August 4, 1908, and August, 1
The following are appointed mnanagei
of the said election: J.E. Cox, D. I
Fininey, Claude Hester.. .RAK
Clerk Town Council Pickons, S, C.
be .dttede with i~
to 11e0 Oh, no! Jd
Ayers Jhisr Vigor a~~
igthis jtit; sot
hair. But f $1st of all, stO
yout halt froW0 .ilRNg out.
Save what you, hae.
Hair Vigor wilnt.
you. It feeds te' hair 0 S.
makes weak hair strobig.
no ostsksa of es 7W3.d
* oate .e as tac
It is said that a woman in thei
Middle West dropped 14,000 feet
in a parachute the other day and
, L. VALLEY,
Physician and Sugeon.
Omce Hours 10 to 12- to 4
J J McSWAIN
Greenville, S. C.
M. C. LONG,
Over Postofce, Anderson, S. C.
Practice in all Courts In Sounth Carolna
J. P. OAR EY, JR.
Pickens, S. C.
Practice in all Courts.
New Table Rock Hotel
On Table Rock,
South Carolina's own mountain.
Fishing and Hunting.
New Hotel. -New Furniture.
Terms: One Dollar a Day;
-Six Dollars a Week;
by the month and for
Hacks from Pickens (railroad)
Mondays, Wednesdays and
E. F. KEITH Proprietor,
Pickens, S. C., i. F. D. No. 4.
Small Farm for Sale
Do you Need Such a
[~sold the other one, but here
is a better one:
58 acres, 8 miles from Liberty,
4* miles from Pickens; 85 acres
in high state of cultivation, bal
ance in heavy oak timber; two
small houses, necessary out
buildings; on rural route and
has fine water and good pasture.
Am offered $2,200 for this,
Sbut must have $2,500. I ref leed
r $225 standing rent for the' place
,this year, preferring part d% he
crop. Are you going to' let the'
0* other fellow get ahead of yow
U. M. HESTER, Pickens, S. C1,