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Entered at Piokens rotomoe as Seoid 01W60
PICKENS, S. C.
T,UURSDAY, NOVE3B 3R 12i 1908.
To the regret of their, many
friends at Cateechee, Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Norris moved to Cen
tral last week. While Mr. Nor
ris has moved his family to Cen
tral he still remains president of
the Norris mills, and will spend
most,of his tiie at Cateechee
He has just completed the hand
somest and most convenient
house in Oentral, and moved to
educate his children.
We have always been fool
enough to look for what was
promised us, and if we failed to
receive it handed in the one who
made the promise you know
what. Now that Bill Taft is
elected, and the reins of the gov
ernment given over to the repub
licans again, we are looking for
what was promised:better times.
If a change don't take place for
the better we will always think
it should. There is ample room
The Norris Cotton Mills Co.
bought about 1,400 'ales of cot
ton up to (late. It takes about
2,500 bales to suly their le
mand-s 12 months. rhey have
bough t as high as 105 bales a day.
H. L. Huckabee has bought a I
lot from T. N. Cook, of Norris,
and will build a dwelling and a
store-house at once and move in.
Luther Kelly Will Occupy the
house where Mr. K. now lives.
James Clardy, we undetstand,
has bought out Thos. Wood and
will move there soon.
A prominent clerk of Catee
chee will soon close a deal for a
farm. So you see, Mr. --Editor,
a general migration has taken
The writer can boast of the
oldest pipe in Pickens county if
not the state. It :was presented
to me by Mr. Dock Newton, of
Norris. It was found by him on
his father's (Mr. J. T. Newton)
place on Crow creek, where the
Indians camped. .It is made of
soapstone and bears the date
1777 in plain figures, which
makes the pipe 131 years old. It
has been so long sice used there
is no scont of tobacc'o about it.
It is nicely carved and still in a
good state of preservatiorn. I ex
ect.to exhibit it our next fair.
Mr. Newton says he find nu
mnerous Indian telics.
What has become of all the
coriespondients? Don't see any
th nx except from "Old Kiddle''
and another one or two. I would
write oftener if my commlrunica
tions could be Published before
the flews becomes, stale, but for
gomne reason the editor always
lAhys.myi conmmunication over for
a week or two. Mr. Edifor, try
and publish our letters before
the news gets stale.
Well, who says adv<rtising
don't pay? 'If you are in business
let the public know it. This is
why that ever-ready N. P., J.
.A4onzo - Brown, of Cateechee,
does business. On last Sunday
(Nov. 8), at 3 p. in., he was bas
kingi the warm sunlight, med
Itating -on where to go to pass
the lonely hourb when Mr. W.
E. Smiith an)d Miss Blanch Peh
dieton diove .up snd said they
-wanted ,to be made man and
wife. After inquiring into the
ags;o the young couple, and
finding they were capable of liv
ing ianddr their owhvine and fig
tree, hin cnQr filed a bill of in
juhcttetraining any others
fromi I rong or breaking the
peace tiviten nin and wife,
unlessA n% done contrary to
the law U Id. Mr. Smith
LibrtY' i onent young
fre . ~ yyung cou
lie 4r lations o
rooi on Main 'tsidt,
81 C., hangs qi t4eou
he will'answer a 11el bit
or night; when the cont
parties are elligib .
Oberty-R 0 3a
Health 'not so v'ery good
this writing. ,
Picking cetton. and peas no*
A. N. Bolding and 'J. E. Na
tions made a businefs lr'p to
.Mrs. W. N. Goudelock is on a
visit to friends and relatives in
Beams Mills, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Bass and family,
of Libert y, were the guests of
T. E, Brown and family Sun
Misses Lula and Mollie Pila
grim visited the family of J. M.
The infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. S. A. Duckworth is very ill
at this writing.
Mrs. Jas. E. Trainmun is very
ill at this writing. Her friends
hope for her a speedy recovery.
Dr. Woodruff is attending her.
Born! on the 22d ult., to Mr.
Mrs. T. H. Nations, a fine girl;
also, on the 20th ult., a son to
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. E. Trainmun;
also a son to Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Pilgi im, on the 29th ult.
Johnnie Duckworth and sis
Ler, Miss Annie, visited relatives
in Oconee county Saturday and
Luther Dillard has treated
himself to a new top buggy.
Now don't run over yourselves,
rirlIs, in order to secure the first
Miss Nora Nat'ons is visiting
her sister, Mrs. S. A. Duck
The Gates school will open
Monday, 16th, with Claude Bo
roughs as teacher.
Where the Southern Railway
crosses the Saluda river between
Greenville and Easley it forms a
perfect horse-shoe bend. During
the early. settlement of this sec
tion a party of immigrants en
camq1p)E1 in that bend, uInder C
belief that that the curving riv
er would protect them from the
hostile red-skins. But during
the still hours of the night thefi
camp was surpriseA1 by IndianE
and every man,. woman and
child massacred and scalped, not
a soul escaping, their bodies be
ing left to the wolves and birdC
of prey. Afterwards the bones
were collected and interred i'n a
single grave at the scene ol
slaughter. This bloody tragedy
had been forgotten until th(
Air-Line Railway was being
graded, when the picks of th(
hands disinterred the bones, th(
track being -run directly across
their grave. Some suitable mon
ument should be erected on thih
sacred spot, to commemorat(
the deeds of those brave ani
hardy pioneers, who carved oui
magnificent section fibm a wil
When you need insurance
on your Dwellihgs, Barn and
Stock, Cotton Gin, Store-house
Best Life Insurance
dri the market, it will pay yoL
to get it fixed up by
W. B. ANTHONy
of Greenville, S. C.
He knows his business
thoroughly, and when you
burn out, or die, he makes i~
his business to see that th~
claim is paid promptly. Ask
those who know himi.
Write him atDGreenville and
lMewill #e you. N ugis3-181
FOR M AtD. . MEN.
Our wFaQSt nd Overcoats arp
so uusuafll att active that no
printed description can
do theta justiWe.
The man who gives the natter of the selection of his Clothes carqful
consideration will do well to pay us a visit'4ndae the wonderful arfay
of handsome garinents that' w e have -bad a by the Best Clothes
Makers in the world.
THE YOUNG CHAP THAT WANTS 'TO BE ORIGINAL-better
see the showing--the world loves winners-and you'll look every
inch a "Winner" with onle -of our Superb Rex Designed At t Suils.
FASTIDIOus DR.SSERS who are PARTXCVLA4g ABOUT THEIR CLOTHES will ap
preciate our oxtraordinary collection of Ready-to-Wear-hand-tai-.
lored clothes-priced sbreasonably that it is within the reach of
every gentleman to dress becomingly at little cost
Economicui, too, for our prices are as low as others; OUR CLOTHES
RAIN-COATS-The sensible garment for mid-season or for any time
-made of Priestly and other cloths. Worsreds and Cheviots in
numerous styles, shapes and lengths-a light weight Overcoat
suitable for wet or dry weather-water-proof, yet dressy. In fact,
very handy the year round for theatre- or other occasions.
Men's and Young Men's Furnishings in new shadcs......Greens, Olives, Greys, London Smoke
--every hue that Fashion dictates.
WEL OME-- cOR~ZD&.aL'r -w nc
GRIIEENVILLE, S. C.
Handlers of the Famous SCHLOss BROS. & qo,, L. ADLER Bios., MAx B. BRUNNER and DUrrCr
ESs MFG Co's line of high-grade wares.
Norris Bargain House.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
That wO haye honght our Fall Goods right and know that we
can save you money on all of your'purchases.
We-haven't space to say much about prices but we want to say
right here to families who want a bill of shoes, cloth, or any
thing in our line: We are in shape to make you a price.
'Come and get yovr flour.
We want to say to the boys who want to hunt that, we have
'bought 75,000 shells and are selling them at 75c. for 2 boxes.
Our Stock is' Full Up.
Ladies Jackets and Cloaks from $2 up.
Boys Suits at $Ld25 and on up.
Dry Goods at a price that will move them.
Our line of Ladies hats are all in.
We want to say to parties living at a distance that it will pay
you to 'come to the Norris Bargain House to buy your goods.
I want to thank the good people for the liberal tr-ade they have
given me and assure them it is appreciated and we will strive ~
to merit e cofltinuance of sanwe.
Come to see me for better goods for the same money and more
goods for less money. Respect~fully,
Proprietor Norris Bargain House
NORRIS, S~ C.
L LOZARAKOS, Proprietor.
Fresh Home-Made CANDIES of All Kintis,*
California and Florida FRUITS at Wholesale adRt
Candies Made Fresh Every Hour.
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