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Kaplenfnga of A Lal
Mr. and Mrs.'J. F. Pickens, 6
Cconee county, vi.sited the la'
-er's barents, at Liber la
Win. H. Harris, of offori
-College, son of T. D; Aarrip
spent the week with his parenti
in Pickens. Willie is making f
high mark in his studies. .
The Methodists of Pickenu ar<
contemplating the erection of .
handsome and moderh brick ed
ifice. They have * beautiful lo
cation, and a fine building there
on would show off well.
. During 'our Poultry Exhibit
we want to see a nice prize ( ffer
ed to.the good lad' vo can pre
pare the nicest and brownest
fried. .chicken. And let a'com
mittee of Methodist preachers
Disband the Farmers' Union,
and publish the news to the
world, and in 30 days you will
see cotton tumbling toward the
six cents notch. Those farmers'
organizations are all that have
kept up the price.
We intend to make the Senti
nel-Journal one of the newsiest
weeklies in our Southland, 'and
to aid us in this undertaking we
ask our friends to send us each
week all the happenings in their
We do not suppose there is a
county in our state where pro
hibition is better enforced and
observed than right hero in
Pickens. It is a rare thing to
see a persou the slightest uder
the influence of an intoxicant.
Those Christian ladies Who are
organizing an Epworth League
inl Pickens should and will meet
with every en1coura gemnent from
our citzens. It IF 4 grard and
nob., movemen01t, and bhF ac
compV .4J, ed great go.od wiq-ver
We seo that a Columbia milli.
-nor was arrested and fined for
U-1 tv'~rae t'il wit
thOy aree angelic em.ugh without
kuch feathery adornments.
. Some farmers in our county
are badly behind with cotton
iking and there are patches
rom 'which not A lock has been
gathered. At 'every little ad
vance in. the market, a good
many bales are sold. Merchants
report collections as picking up
some, but many farmers are
holding their-cotton in hope of
an advance in price.
We do not loo~k t'or better~ times
or any perceptible advance in
the price of c'eton until after
the Presidential election. It
matters not who~ 'ins, you will
see money gradu&' y ease up and
trade improve, and the price of
our staple also advlice. There
is always more or 'less uneaisi
ness in the financial Wold pdh
ding a national conte4t.
Mountain produce is'hhusiil
ly abundant this yearid com
mands good prices. Every day
wagons roll into .Pickenis :from
the upper portion of our county
and from acros's the North Car
lina line, laden with caigbage,
Irish potatoes, beans, chickens,
chestnuts and like articles. Th(
chestnut crop is said to be th(
largest in years. Pickens is one
of the best and cheapest places
in the country to live in.
The editor of the S1RNTINEL
JOURNAL whife on Hlis rounds
collecting will offer to his sub
scribers two things they all need.
Oq~e -Is Rapp's Calculator, a book4
of 128 pages, which ought to bf
in the hands of everybody. The
price to subscribers is 25c. It is
very handy to the f armer, stock
man or merchant, as It figure
by the pound, yard or article
from Ic to $1. The other specia
prolfosition is the Farm Journal
a magnificent monthly fan
magazine, which, for a limited
time, we can~ 'ell to you for 50<
for nt 5-year subscription. Thil
is A, special bargain offer w<
have picked up which expire
Dec,. 31st, 1908. Call at offio
and see samples of either an<
'take advantage of these offers
After Dec. 31 they will be with~
drawn and the prices will b
rea T"member this, as thi
en as teach
ethodist nas#iske Is
l'Ably Improved with it
neWroof and other'repairs.
Lumber is scarce and in great
b demand. Rough frWming se
for $1.25. This points' to w buil
p ding boom for Plckens.
The floor of the litthiframe
3 warehouse opposite the Pickens
t Inn, and which was filled with
cotton seed, dropped down, Sun
day afternoon with,.a resound
WANTED-Salesmen to sell
our guaranteed Oils ind Paints.
Experk n-e unnecessary. Ex.
tremely profitable offer to right
party. The GLEN REFINING Co.,
Monday was salesday. but
there were very few people in
town. There was omy one sale,
the Berry lands, which brought
good prices. It was divided into
three tracts and was sold to
the heirs for $8,701.
For the past week cotton in
Pickens has been stuck in the 9
cents - notch, and farmers have
been turning loose their bales
quite lively, in order to raise the
spondulicks" to meet their obli
gations, now fast maturing.
VALUABLE LANDS FOR SALF.
I have bought the lands belong
ing to the estate of Maj. J. J.
Lewis, recently advertised for
sale. I am now offering them
in tracts and on terms to' suit
purchasers. J. D. HOLDER.
Cotton seed in Pickens are sell
ing at 80 cents, and from the
way they are going farmers ap
pear to consider this a fair valu
ation. Our home n:ill of course
gets the lion's share, but a good
many car-loads are shipped off.
Mr. John Hughes, who acci
dentally shot his sister, Mrs. J.
A. Hunter, at Liberty, was this
wek released from jail, the war
rant'being withdrwn, We nre
Mad t reo-t that th -"wounde
lady is much better, and there
are strong hopes for he t: recovery
from the shot.
Rivangenst .W. M. Walker
closed a sei-ie of meetiigs At the
new chur :t hNrr1ni , Suniday
night. Thore were 18 -acces
sions to the church-7 by 16tter
land 11 by .p ence. This
church has been recently fin
ished, and organized with 19
members last month.
Th'ose iesolutiofis adOjted by
Farmers' Union lodges thloughl
out the cotton belt condefntil
Night Riders brand as fae tWe
slander that the Union iA 'bck
ing these outrages, when our
Southern farniers 'desre to put
a stop to the taNy~ ginning of
cotton the remedy is in their
own hands, whout any resort
to lawlessness. They. can simp
ly quit hauling their cotton to
gins, 'oi- thy.ginne,r wbuld close
d6'% 'fti- a/stated q>eriod if re
i4hested thy 'neighboring Unions
to do so,.ind on whose member s
'he ttitst largely rely for patron
age to his ginnery.
'1'he Pickens County Poultry
'Exhibit will 'be held in our town
on December 2d, 3d and 4th.
Preparations are already being
made to have it the best ever
given in the state. So go to
work and get your fowls in,trim
for the show. Experts say the
finest fowls produced in our
country are raised in this Pled
mont seation. It seems that our
soil, climate and surroundings
develop poultry to the greatest
perfection. Much interest Is be.
ing developed In this most prof
itable industry. We hope tc
have 1ir. Vanderbilt'- make an
exhibit from his Biltsmore poul
One of the sadest endings of
the recent Spartanburg riot was
the suicide this week of a youth
named Burnett, belonging to one
of the best families In this sec
tion. Young Burnett wvas.ont
of the leaders in that attack oin
the jail, and was arrested witi
Smany other rioters. He moun
ted the brick wall surrounding
the jail, and fearlessly sat there
Swhile the deputies were firing or
the crowd. One thing that en.
,raged the people was that thE
jwould-be rapist could only be
sent to the penitentiary -witif E
'limit of 30I years. South Carb
8 lina should make an attempt a
s such outrages a c~il' offense
as is the law in several states.
d u r0
.6 u d UNA)yp k bi &big ila
oriytr 8 t Wek0I atu likewise
3Inse.s detti Lu ia Kellv, Lw.
obarminifoun Iee o ntrni, R.
have jds- retitrneuVXyom ' e Toxawa ,
and repTirta tdue time. - -
.1. -" H -,tqr, .-.fokens, contimies to
rmOry folks a5 ocasion demnde. His
latest stunt was on SundpY ]sst, wher
ae united in marriage'WkiIng ton Hen.
drickn a? .Id L Do-iws, both colored cit.
lZe- 8 f he town.
It iscarni d that 8. C. dmith, fermer.
ly of- thid county. now of -Oconee, that
he is now at th4 Elkin Goldsmith Sani.
tarinm, A tlnta, where he has had an
operation t .ffil mei. hiving one of his
legs ampttav d, .9used from a burn
when a nere' shi d 56 - ear ago. it is
hoped that h- will boon-recover.
"Dr. amer." our brazy correspondent
at Liberty writes u to inform our readL
ers tha; she fa not tne author of the
.hEantiful lines, 'Th. Eveaitsting.Arms, "
which appeare I in this paper over her
siguature some tione ao. She d not
know who wrdte it, - but rays it w by
some one more brilliant than her hui
Tile many frieds (if J. k. Smith, of
Pi lkens, R. 4, will be sorry to learn of
itot srions sickstes. Mr. Smith is one
of our best citizers, has spent a long
and useful lifte in thia cummunity, being
78 years old, and iaumibeis his friends by
the score. who hops to see him up again
and -hapu for him many years of useful.
ness to his coun r .
'There will br, a. 'Old Voi,s s in
at Mountain Urove ohn-rch'next Sunday,
8th inst, Evervbody is cordially invited
to attend. Ti young people are re
quested to come and bring their new
books and timio will be tfvided with
them. Bring dinni-r and stay all da
Jamem K. Lewis. of Oklahoma, willabe
one of tie leaders. En.rybody atti id.
W. H Ashmore has. abandoned. the
forme and laid (own the hainmer and
tongs, and talcen up the yardstick. For
a number of years he has -contemplated
giving up smithy work on account of his
general health, ind at last he has locked
up tue shop. He can now be found be
hind the counters of the Aehmore &
Niammono; stand. in Pickens. Mr. Ash
more is one ,r tb earliest settlets of
Pickens and opened the first blacksmith
shop in the town. His many friends
anI Customers will miss hini frcin the
little shop tnder t' e spreading black.
Epworth League Organized.
Last week an organization of the
young . le of the townm was.perfected
aud .t. .ail Chapter Epwarth Leaguc
is the r, suit.
The following. of"ctrs :wkre elected:
J. R. Ashmore; presidept; Ji. E. Jones.
1st0vicc-prusi<dent; -Mrst Z- A. Peek. 2d
vice-president: "lisi lois Newtou. 3d
viceimiu_)l s. 1. J. aul.iie 4th
son, sacretiry i-d tr,?aurer.
The organization l'as for its objects
the i1gfou,". rbcia-trfd noralgbud of
its members and the tokmunity at large,
and a I peron l1re - should- enroll as
memoers tWatoe$h of ohuelh nAember
shi or religit .ireed.- The officers of
t Lie-ague m1:3 be confirmed at the
qalarterly conference which meets at
Pickers next Sat4rday.
The League will meet Otace a month,
for the present, and m mbers are alwxys
accepted. Apply to a..j ut 1,11 tancers
for membership cards.
Miss Eunice Bright closed her
school at Smelt zer on the -28d
ult. The school has been suc
cessfully tauglit. Miss Bright
made many lasting friends with
both patrons and pupils. She
left for her home it E?asley last
Saturday. She will open school
there on Monday for the winter
term..Elisha Alexander has
returned homne from Alegander,
to the delight of his many
friends..R. E. Smith made a
business trip to Pickens last Sat
urday.-[Little River Cor Keo,
Liberty, S. CO
Keeps always oni hand a com
pie stock of
A full line of the FAMOUS
THEMOST and BEST GOODE
J. F. JENNINGS
Liberty. S. C.
THIS is the time ~feAr when trade is 'dul and~
tere is not much $uying and selling, but i
do not know dull da.Ourgoods an. A
prices are two things that help to keep our trade ,
Our goods are the very best that can be bought
all, and our prices are as low as these same oo
can be legitimately sold at.
fAUR entire line is complete- io broken lots
3 and we can supply your -%ants at all timeis, i
Clothing, Shoes, Hats, Dry Goods, Groceries,
Hardware, Furniture, Buggies, Wagons, etc., etic,
in fact anything you need can. be pro.--tired here anc
at the right prices
C OME to see us, and if you'have never traded
with us, you will find that we can sell you bet.
ter goods for less money than you have been
Another car of Majestic Flour, the best made, at
S5-50 per barrel.
4 Thanking our friends and customers for past favors.
we hope-to merit a continuance of the same.
Gaines & Gassaway Bros.
Central, s. C.
THE BALL MUST ROLL
ON THE ARTICLES MENTIONED BELOW WE,
WILL CLOSE OUT
I t pcini fnt
We do not-expect to carry Men's Clothing any longer than
we can close out what we have on hand, and the prices we-are
going to miake they will not stay in our possession long. We
can sell you an Overcoat at a price you would almoest' be asha,
med to tell how little you paid for it.
' Stoves -is another line we do 'not think profitable for ui to
carry, and' now, like the clothing, have placed on sale every
stove we have at actual cost. This is also stove season ind a
good opportunity to get a good Stove for a little mone~
In uyig or frstcar of Furniture we did not knveiQct
ly how to assort it, and bought entirely too many Dressers. If
you want something real nice, which you will always be prou4
of, come and buy one of these Dressers. It won't take many
frying-size chickens to pay for the<m at the price we are selling
Save up your eggs and chickens, and add a little cash, and
come and buy some of the above Bargains, and you will never
know that hard times has been talked. Respectfully,
~Craig . Brothers
One-Price Cash Store..