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Some Things You Know and Some
You Don't Know About Our
Towns, County & People
How About The Fair?
The people of the county hav
pulled off two successfull fairs
they were well pleased with th<
results and spoke in high praist
of the exhibits made.
The concensus of opinion ai
the time was that there must bE
one next year To make it a
success there should be all-of the
prelinlireary work under way at
once so that the people will know
what to complete for and how to
gQ about it. The various com
mittees should be appointed and
they get down to work so as tc
give all the conte i pleity of
time to get themseves in shape.
There should be a perranent
organization and a stock com
pany forned to take over the
fair and run it as a business
Tie merchants of Pickens can
not stand for the tax of the pre
miums and other expenlse:, inde
finitely, and for this reason,
alone, if for no other, the fair
should be put on a self-sustain
If you favor a county fair on
this asis m1etc at the colirt house
iexL -Monday, at 10 oclck adil
organim an a-sociatioln, so that
we can have, next y'ar, a fair
that will be a r orth seeing.
-FOR SALE: Two good
bicycles; $10 and $12. Call at
the "Fix I" shop.
. -There will be an all-day
singing at Cross Roads church
the first Sundar in November.
-Mrs W. T. Field. of Pickens,
R. F. D.-Io. 1, spent a part of
last week with the tamilv of R.
Bowen in ti.t y.
-Pickens County Fair organ
izes next M\onday, at 10 a. m.,
The sales comes off at 11 a. i.,
so be on hand for both.
-Wheat Sowing time is here.
I have good good seed wheat,
ght and sound. Apply to B.
Kelley at mill. Also a good
Jung bull for sale.
-Remmneber to go to N. D.
avlor's Photo gallery at Pick
ns next Saturday and have
somec good photos made. He
will be there
-Mr. isaiah Cox, of Washing
ton. D. C., reached Pickens Sat
urday, on a visit to his wife, pa.
rents, sister and brother. It is
very probable that he will spend
a time with them..
-MIrs. C. M. Bowen and
children, who have been living
in Greenville for the past year,
has moved back to Pickens. It
is very p1obable that her hus
band will come about the first
of the year.
-Cotton seed has been selling
at a pretty high price lately and
the Pickens buyers have been
scrambling to get them. Last
week they sold for 81.38 a hun
dred pounds. Better sell, if you
have any, before they slump in
- Mr. J. R. Morgan of the Pea
Tidge section of the county, sold
a bale of cotton in Pickens yes
terday and the seed with it, re
ceiving therefor the sum of
:$100.49. Pickens is now the
best cotton market in the up
-Good jac-k for sale, or will
exchange for good mare. Jack
will be on exhibition at Pickens
.on Monday, Nov. 1st, and will
be offered for sale in front of the
('ourt house at 12 ('clock or right
.after the legal sales ar-e over.
J. B. Tranmmell.
-Robt. E. Lat hem, one of the
promlui?ent citizens of the coun
tv died alt his homne mn Easley,
last Monday naht. after a short
illness, althouaga he ha-I been in
declining htahh for several
months. He leatves a wife an<l
daughter anrd one brot her, be
sids host of relatives ando
friend,~ to) mo)urn his death. He
was in his 89n year and a pro
gressive c IitiOn The affIlicted
family have ohe sympathy of
auay frieinds in this, their hour
-A short time ago some of
our good f armer ftriends ment ion
edl to us that cot ton on this mar
.as hn1nginlg ltss .than other
towns wvere paving f or it. Since
that article appeatredl we fmd(
that the H-B-M. Co. are mde*
pendent buyers and are pavm
the~ tOp of the niake' , or -a
ileeth, over,. and as a conse
quncenuch cot toni has beer
put on this~ market- It is the im
tention of the buyers here t(
make of this th. best market i
the urp.counlltry, and we sincere1'
iv hope t hey wvili succee(I There
jy no reason wvhy any man j
reach of this territory shoul]
have to go eise where either t
sll or buv. Wec hope all of oil
iubscribers5 will gtive this town ~
fair trial before they .go else
vhere to sell their stuff or buy
what they need.
-Several weddings are sched
uled to take place in and around
Pickens between now and the
-Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Webb
and little daughter, left Pickens
for Atlanta, last Friday, where
they will stay until after the
-Hagood School, Henry A.
Townes teacher, will open on
Monday, November 8th. The
,patrons and pupils will govern
-Men can be found who are
willing to go to Africa as mis
sionaries who are not willing to
take care of a ci-oss baby for the
tired wife for half an hour.
-Mr. Frank Mc,Fall, who has
been with the Moore & Maul
din Co., has resigned and accept
ed a position as clerk and book
keeper with the Pickens Bank.
-There was a good crowd in
town last Saturday trading.
Cotton was bringing a good price
and many people sold at the
Pickens market and bought lots
-Lots of people from this
county are in Greenville today.
They are taking in the Barnum
& Bailey circus and we hope they
are having a good time and will
not "'stir up the animals."
-There is a good Sunday
School being conducted now at
Secona. It meets in the after
noons at 2 P. M., and there is
always a large attendance.
Bro. 0. P. Field is superintendent
and AW. M. Murphree is musical
director, and good singing is one
of the features.
-Contractor Anderson Babb
is building a nice cottage for Mrs.
J. W. Sutherland, on the lot
near Elbert Mauldin's residence,
that she recently purchased from
Mr. J. McD. Bruce, and is fast
pushing it to completion. It is a
nice little home and adds much
to that part of the town.
-We are requested by John
T. Boggs, secretary Pickens
County Farmers Union, to state
that the County Union will meet
at the county court house on
Monday, November 1st. at 11 A.
M. Al locals are urged to take
du notice and have delegates on
hand in due time, as businc.-- of
importance i: to be transacted.
-Mr. John Roper and family
of the Cross Roads section of the
county, has moved to Pickens
and is occupying the Hunt house
on Hampton Avenue. We wel
come this excellent family to our
city. Mr. Roper is laying down
lumber on his lot near the Grad
ed School building, preparatory
to building a nice house in Pick
-Mr. Bruce Boggs, of Pickons
who served the Pickens Bank
most efficiently as book-keeper,'
has decided t.o locate elsewhere
and a short time ago left for a
trip through the west, to see the
country. A letter received Mon
day conveys the intelligence
that he is in~ Los Angeles, Cal.,
and has a nosit ion offered him
in a bank there. Bruce's many;
friends here and elsewhere, will
be glad to hear this for they
know he can, and will, "make
good" anywvhere he decides to
locate and at anything he goes at.
-Dr W. J. Bowen, who was in
Pickenis last week looking after
his cancer and fistula patients in1
vicinity, had several new cases
to treat this time. Dr. Bowen,
for the past two years, has made
a close study of tuberculosis and
has reached a treatment that,
is infalliable. His patients em- i
braces the professions, physi
cians, lawyers and ministers,
all of whom are loud in their!i
praise of the benefit derived
from putting themselves under
his care. Joel works on the plan
of no cure, no pay, in that he,i
after examining the patient, tellsI
him fair and square, whether
he can do him any good are not.
We advise the hopelessly sick
and afflicted to correspond with
him. His address is Mt. Pleas
No. 72 Cutl
This is a Chilled Plowv constri
plows. There are more satisfie
any other plow on earth. Why
and sheds soil as no other plow
and .nade on the suggestion<
KNOW. The finish and style a
man who uses one.
Moore & M
All othr s izes of Chattanoog
-Never knew finer weather
for gathering crops than we are
-Feed stuff is high. either for
man or beast, and those who
have to buy had better lay in a
supply while they can.
--There is nothing gained in
the government of children by
threatening that which is not
-Several of our farmers last
spring sold their cotton for fut
ure delivery, sonie as low as ten
cents. They took their medicine
and then went out in the bushes
and kicked themselves.
-The parcel of land near Six
Mile church, owned by Hagood
& Sloan, and advertised in this
paper for sale on Tuesday, Octo
ber 26th, was pulled off accord
ing to schedule. It had been
divided up into 31 tracts and
brought good prices.
-It looks as if Pickens Coun
tv was on the block. This pa
per contains the advertisements
of three land agencies, all of
whom have plenty of stuff to
sell: then Hagood & Sloan offer
31 tracts for sale, and just look
at the land for sale by the clerk
and sheriff. "It do beat all"
at the amount of stuff that is
scheduled to change hands this
-The W. 0. W- camp has
been organized at Pickens under
the name of Keowee camp No.
4916. Some of the best people of
the town and upper section of
the county, are members. This
is a mighty good order and fur
nishes insurance at a very cheap
rate. The social features are
also good. If you are not a
mebinter you should look into the
merits and benefits of the order.
-Mr J. F. Harris has just fin
ished lotting up a portion of his
land in the southern part of town s
and has cut up a section into 87
lots. They are well located hav
ing running through them from t
the EasleV road to the Liberty
road are in nice shape for build
ing lots. Any one desiring to
locate in a progressive town can
find an ideal building site on
this allotment. The prices for
these lots is very reasonable and
the payments are arranged to
mit the purchaser.
-W. 0. Willard, of Liberty,
has leased the Hiawatha hotel of
T. D. Harris and has moved his
family to Pickens and taken a
:harge. The house will be under r
he management of Mrs. Willard la
whose reputation as a manager d
>fa first-class hostelry has gone s
broad in the land. For many
seasons Mrs. Willard ran the'
iberty hotel andl had her house
:rowded with guests all the time.
here is no reason why they
hould not have all the patron
~ge that the Hiawatha can ac
omodate, and through the sum
ner season have it full to over
lowing of low-country guests.
n behalf of the people of our
-ty we extend to them a cordial
.elcome and hope their stay,
mongst us may be both pleas
at andl profitable and that they
ill decide to locate here per.
-The editor of this paper ac
nowledges an invitation to at- E
end the celebration and barbe- s
ue given by the citizens of Spar
anburg, in honor of the comple
ion of the Carolina, Clinchfield
& Ohio Railroad to their city. E
A rousing big time is expected
to be had; an excursion train f
ill be run over the new road
rom Johnson City, Tenn., to
Spartanburg; the mayors and
prominnent citizens and news
paper representatives from the
owns along the route of this
oad as well as from South Caro
ina, have been invited to be
present. The Governors of
North and South Carolina will
be present and address the mul
titude and that time-honored
expression, of "what the govern
r of North Carolina said to the
overnor of South Carolina" will -
probably again be repeated. .
cted after the type of steel
customers using it now than
SBecause it is lighter draft
will. This plow was designed
f those who plow--those who
ttract like a magnet. Ask the
Ask your doctor how often
stimulant for children. He %
rarely. Children do not ne
how often he prescribes a toi
ably answer, "Very, very f
about Ayer's non-alcoholic Sa
young. Follow his advice. Hek
The first great rule of health-"Daily movi
th is not so Thea ask hi about A
-There never was a woman
)ut was just aching to tell some
me how to do up her hair.
-The reason why women do
iot propose is supposed to be due
o the fact that they want to
iave the last word.
-Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Stewart,
)f Libety, R. 3 spent Sunday in
3ickens with their daughter,
,drs. J. B. Craig.
-Mr. B. P. Kelly believes in
Odvertising. Some time ago he
iad some wheat left at his mill
Lnd he found the owner with a
ittle notice in this paper. He
iow has seed wheat and a bull
o sell, and will have seed pota
oes at the proper time.
-A movement is on foot to
stablish a lodge of Odd Fellows
n Pickens. All those desiring
o join as well as members be
onging to other camps who wish
o become identified with this
odge, are urged to hand their
iames.to Dr. F. S. Porter, or to
trthur S. Porter, at the barber
hop. From report this is a
plendid lodge and you will never
egret going into it.
-"Hot Tom," the great cold
veather temperance drink,
:uaranteed to reach the spot,
nanufactured by the Pickens
ottling Works, is meeting with
opular favor and having large
ales. The ingredients are such
hat it acts as a great cold-break
r, if drank just before going to
)ed. It is a pleasant and palat
b)le drink and if you want to
eep up your drink sales this
vinter you had better put in a
eg of it. All orders promptly
illed by the Pickens Bottling
Vorks, R. L. Davis, proprietor,
vho has the exclusive right in
his territory to make and
andle this palatable drink.
I have quite a number of old
ccounts on my ledger. I am
iot going to carry them any
mger. Pay me inside af thirty
ays or then pay some'one else
ith the penalty.
Yours for settlement,
J. L. Bolt.
GR EEN Vil
L)y Goods, Shoes
ro the readers of the &
You are hearing of HIGHER
believe Cotton will be higher.
ave bought one of the larg
~oods-piece goods, men's and
hoes-in a word, a stock of gc
~eneral public, that I have ever
OSITIVELY that my prices ai
~oods LOWER than last seaso'
I do not advertise to give aw
r 5c.-I can't do that. Bu
RICES with the "give aways"
~alues, I will not ask you to bu
o all I can, LEGITIMATELY,
A Fair Deal..
A. K. F
$ sOFT DI
* The Greatest Gold
$ Made by the Pickens Bottlin,
* clusive right in this territory
* of others claiming to put it
* just as good."
$We Mre the Only D
"It touches the spot." It
*Get a keg out of this car-lo
*chance later on. All ordern
* R. L. Davis, Prop'r..
he prescribes an alcoholic
if probably say, "Very, very
ed stimulating." Ask him
ic for them. He will prob
oequently." Then ask him
rsaparilla as a tonic for the
1OWS. . C. Ayer Co.,Lowell,Mass.
iient of the boweLs." Ask your doctor i
er's Ptu. Sold for near st ye.
J. E. BOGGS W. E. FINDLEY
BOGGS & FINDLEY
Pickens, S. C.
Of.ce over Pickens Bank.
For rent two horse crop three
miles north of Easley, ten acres
bottom -land, for corn, thirty
acres for cotton. and known as
part of Ihe Lathem farm. Good
chance for right man, call to see
land and Robert Stewart. R. F.
D. No. 1. or write 0. S. Stewart,
Central, S. C.
Summons for Relief.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Pickens.
Court of Common Pe .
Summons for Rplief-Cn plaint Served
I. L. Burgess. Dovey Howard. Martha
Cisson. And Flora Painttr, Ov. Clark.
Sunie Clark. Clyde Cl%rk, drd Lois
Clark b- their guardian ad item D.
L. Barker, and Bennie Burges- b v his
guardian ad litem J. B. Rigdon. Plain
Rena Burgess and Judge Clarl, Defen
To .he Dzfendants above named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the complaint in this
action, of which a copy is herewith
served upon you, and to serve a copy
of your answer to the said complaint on
the subscribers at their office at Pickens
Court House, South Carolina 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 aforesaid, the plaintiff
in this action wilI apply to the Court
for the relief demanded in the com
Date Oct. 2, A. D. 1909.
C. E. Robinson
To Judge Clark infant defendaut over
fourteen years of age:
You are hereby sutmoned and re
quired to apply for the appointment of
guardian ad litem to reptesent you in
this action within twenty days after the
service of this summons upon you, and
if you fail, applation for such appoint
ment will be made by the plaintitt here
in. You will further take notice that
the summons, of which the foregoing is
copv and the complaint in this action,
was filed in the office of Clerk of Court
t Pickens S. C. cn the 2 day of Oct.
1909 and is nowt on file in said office.
C. E. Robinson.
prices. I am glad to say that
I am also glad to say that I
est and best selected stocks of
women's underwear, blankets,
ods suited to the needs of the
had, and I say to you MOST
e NO HIGHER, and on some
y goods-to sell a I oc. article
compare MY GOODS and
and if I do not give better
. I want your trade and will
to get it. I promise you
our Money's Worth.
Weathler Drink is *
r Works who have the ex-*
for putting it up. Beware *
up or having "somuething#
istributors in This *
it the Great 'Winter Drink,
- a great cold-breaker.
n-you might not get a
led promptly by
.\ Pickens, S. C.#
~4 Strong Reasons
? For Fall Painting
if it's a surface
to be painted, en
ameled, stained, The wood is thoroughly dry,
varnished, or fin- * Summer.s sun has removed a moidture
ished in any way
there's an Acme Paint penetrates deeper into dry
Quality Kind to * wood.
fit the purpose. The deeper it goes the better it holds.
3 Fall weather is warm, dry and
Little danger of cold, dlamp, rinUy days
which endanger the durability of the pt
Wet weather decays and destroys
e unprotected surfaces.
Lack of Paint means unsightly and less
5 Fall painting keeps out winter
The greatest enemy to the hfe and beauty
Ask us about A CME Q UA LI
TY HOUSE PAINT (New
Era.) It insures the greatest pro
tection and bzauty, at the least cost
per year of .mrvice- Questions
Acme Quality Dealers,
Craig Building Pickens S C
Trinkets For Dainty Women.
Are a special feature at this jewelr
store. There are silver mesh bags, jew
d eled hat pins, stick pins of many kinds,
ornaments of all sorts.
It is not Too Early
to begin choosing gifts for the holidays.
Stop in and do some choosing now when
it can be done in comfort. More and
more veople are wisely doing that every
Call anbuy yo
4oC per box: 2 boxes for 75c.
barb wire 0..
A lull line of all kinds of
H ARDWAR E!'
at the same low prices,
SPlcLens Hnrdw. Co.
Real Estate and Insurance
Tract of land, containing ~i1 acres; situated near Cedar
ock church. Known as G. H. McGill land. Sixty acres in
ultivation; 2 houses on place. Price $4,8oo.
Tract of land situated at Dacusville. Known as J. A.
hastain land and containing 50 acres. Price $900.
Tract of land on Twelve Mile River, containing 6o acres,
nown as W. H. Lewis place. Good house, new outbuild
ngs. Price $1,450.
Tract of land situated 2 miles north of Pickens, contain
ng 71 acres; 35 acres in cultivation. Known as J. M. Wel
orn land. Price $1,500
Tract of land on public road from Pickens to Mountain
rove church. Containing ioo acres. Good two-story house ~
f 7 rooms, good barn. Known as J. M. Welborn lands,
If you have any land to sell list it with us. Our motto:,
Yours for business." Office upstairs in Freeman building.
CAREY & OHASIAIN,
Main St. Plckens, S.0O6