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00AL BREVITIES i
Some Things You Know and Some K
Yoi Don't Know About Our
Towns, County & People
-Everthing going at greatly
reduced prices, for the next
ten days at H. Sniders.
-Pickens merchants have
had a good trade, and this trade
will continue after the holidays.
-Doctors say tha't most peo- c
ple eat to much. Well, it is a y
mighty good time to reform in
-A little bad spell will come i
once in a while. It is too much
to expect fair weather and sun
shine all the time.
-What do you think of hogsr
at nine and a half cents a pound
gross? And hogs a very gross
animal at any price. Let's all
ttirn Jew. -
-Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Hender-J
son, of Anderson, spent last
week with the latter's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. ML D. Farmer, of
Pickens, R. 1.
I want a'l the hides I can
get, such as muskrat, mink, fox, f
possum, etc. See me before
selling. Claude L. Hester, at
C. T. Hughes' store.
-Mrs. J. F. Harris, of Pick
ens, delightfully entertained her
Sunday school class last Friday
night with a Christmas tree.
The children present had a most
enjoyable evening. c
-In silverware I have the
Rodgers 1847 and Community
silver also. A complete line of
clocks, and watches. Call and
see me before making your our
chase. H. Snider.
-Married on the 19th instant. I
in Liberty, by the Rev. P. F. f
Ci-awford, Miss Lida McCarty s
to Mr. Holston Mall, all of the
Scounty. The happy young
-couple have the best wishes of
Sheir many frienids.
~ -Ex-county commissioner,
.B. Talley, who has been a
Sesident of East Pickens for a
umber of years, left with his
mily Tuesday morning f~or
.7 is former home on Saluda river.
rHis post office will be hereafter
Wattecoo. The people of Pick
ens hate to lose this excellent
family and hope they will again ~
soon be residents among us.
-The Rev. M. R. Michell pas
tor of the Allen Temple A. M.
E. Church, Greenville, S. C.,
will deliver the Emancipation
~address to the colored citizens of
~:Pickens, January 1, 1910, at the
JBaptist church. Our white
friends are cordially invited to
hear this leader and orator of
Shis race. Admission 10 cts.
K - -J. C. Gibbs.
-Married at the residence of1
M. F.' Hester on the 26th inst.,
Mr. Robert Powell to Miss Mat
tie Cannon both of Pickens. M.
F. Hester N. P. performed the
marriage ceremony. After the
marriage the groom and bride
-drove to Mr. Rufus Holder's
where a nice repast were await
ing them. Many congratulations
go out to them for a bright pros
perous and happy life.
-At a communication of Keo
wee Lodge No. 79, F. & A. M.,
held the 25th inst., the follow-i
ing officers were were elected
ad installed: F. E. Cox, W.
M.; R. T. Hallum, S. W.; T. H..
Stewart, J. W.; W. T Bates,
Treas.; T. L. Bivins, Clerk.
The following appointive offices
were then filled: P. H. Porter,.
S. D.: B. C. Robinson, J. D.; R.
H. Baker. Tyler; J. L. Bolt and
W. L. Jenkins, Stewards. .'
-A daughter of J. P. Hughes,1
>of Liberty. R. 3, was severely<
burned last Monday by her.a
clothing catching on fire. She1
was standing before the fire-]
place with her back to the blaze
when her dress caught. She
as severely burned on the
thigh, hip, side and back and is
under the care of a physician,
who says it is a quite sei-ous1
bui-n. Her many friends hope
she may experience no ill effects,
and soon recover1
Cold after cold' cough after
taking-cold habit? Better b
confidence in Ayer's Cherry
medicine like it for weak th
your doctor for his opinior
His approval is valuable. F
o alcohol in this cough medi
is the best laxative for this? Ayer's Pills. A
-Wm. Stewart, of Pickens,
Z. 3. has a very sick child.
-The students who are off at
ollege from Pickens, spent the
olidays at home.
-Miss Grace and Mary Prince
f Greenville spent the/ holidays
rith relatives in Pickens.
-Dr. L. 0. Mauldin and wife
f Greenville, are' visiting rela
ives in Pickens this week.
-Casey Porter, son Dr. F. S.
lorter, of Pickens, is spending
his week with friends in Pied
-James Simpson, of Pied
1ont, spent a portion of last
eek in Pickens with the fami
y of Dr. Porter.
-One of the twins of- R. E.
ougue, of Pickens came near
eeting with a serious burn
unday. He was standing be
ore the fire when his clothing
aught, but, fortuhately his
ather got to him in time to pre
ent a serious burning.
-The biggest hog that has
een killed in the county in a
mng time was butchered by
ake Gillespie last week. It tip
ed the beam, at 925 pounds.
le sold it to the Pickens meat
arket. It brought as much,
r more than a bale of cotton.
-Married, on Sunday, Dec.
6th, at the residence of W. A.
lanley, Mr. Berry Rollins to
iss Viola Nix, J. Alonzo Brown
. P., at the throttle, all of
lateechee. May their joys be
ke lead and their sorrows like
eathers on water-light and
oar out of sight.
-The large and handsome doll
nd which is worth $15.00, to be
iven away by the Pickens Drug
~o., was drawn for last Monday
ight, ticket number 926' being
he one that won. The holder
f this lucky number can get
he dgll by calling at the drug
tore.' If not called for in a
easonable length of time anoth
r drawing will'take place.
-Keowee Camp, W. 0. W.
f Pickens, wants all members
be ready to attend a meeting
f said camp on January 8th.
roper notice will be given all
embers as to time and place.
'his meeting is for the purpose
f conferring the degree work,
nd probably, installing the of
icers. It is to be hoped that all
embers will arrange to be
resent, and members of other
~amps will be welcomed.
Watch the mails for due and
imely notice and be governed
-J. F. Abercrombie and f am
1 have recently moveld to Oco
ee from the Pea Ridge section
f Pickens county. Mr. Aber
rombie~ has bought land in this
ounty, and will make his home
iere permanenly in the Salem
;ection, where he has settled on
:0 acres of land on Fall creek,
hich he secured from John D.
Terner, of Walhalla. Mr. Ab
~rcrombie is a brother of Rev. J.
. Abercrombie, who at one
;ime was a member of the
~outh Carolina Methodist Con
erence, but is now residing in
Ltlanta. Mr. Abercrombie and
~amily are heartily welcomed to
-Married on Nov. 17th, - at
he home of the bride, in Cowan,
W. Va., Miss' Bessie Rogers of
owan, to Mr. McD. Baker, of
Eickens, Rev. Mr. Yoke, the
~ride's pastor performing the
ereony. After spending
twhile with relatives of the bride
he happy couple arrived at the
iome of the groom's parents,
vr. and Mrs. Anthony Baker,
f Pickens, R. 2, where they are
pleasantly domiciled for the
present. These two were stu
ents together in Virginia and
here they became acquainted.
Their friendship culuminated in
narriage. McD. 's friends ex
cough! Troubled with this
reak it up. We have great
Pectoral for this work. No
roats "d weak lungs. Ask
. He knows all about it.
>llow his advice at all times.
cine. J.C. Ayer Co.,Lowel4, .
eadosewhen yourcoldfirstcomeson. What
kyour doctor his opinion. Let him decide.
-If a man thinks a. great deal
of his wife, he gets lots of nice
things for her when she is sick,
which he eats himself.
-A Canadian firm, adver
tising nursing bottles. says:
"If the baby does not thAve ou
fresh milk, boil it."
-Merchants have been exceed
ingly busy during the season
and the indtcations are that they
will continue to do a great vol
ume of business after the holi
-From last Tuesday the days
started to getting longer, and
Tuesday'should have been the
coldest day of the year, for the
sun was further away from the
-Married, on the nightof the
27th inst., at eight o'clock at
the residence of the officiating
minister, Rev. J. A. White, Mr.
Wosh Childress to Miss Hattie
Medling, all of Pickens county.
-Married, on Sunday, Dec.
26th, at the residence of Jas.
Seigler's, Mr. Jas. Williams to
Miss Annie Maw both of Cen
tral, J. Alonzo Brown, N. P.,
officiating may the future joys
of the happy young couple be as
cotton blooms in August.
-Mr. J. A. Smith, Photo
grapher who has pirchased and
will hereafter conduct the Tay
lor studio will be in his office on
Saturday Jan 1. Start the New
Year right by having those
photos made you have been
promising your friends so long.
-C. L. Cureton, of Pickens,
gave a Christmas dinner to
Sheriff and Mrs. McDaniel, and
their children, all of the chil
dren being present but one, Ed,
who was at his hone in North
Carolina. There were 31 per
sons present, 13 of this number
being grand children of Mr. Mc
-W. M. Henry. our efficient
chairman of the Board of Coun
ty Commissioners, went ove
to Easley last week for his an
nual holiday outing. Incident
ly he was interested in a drove
of turkeys which he hoped tc
distribute in the cotton mil
towns lying just across the Blue
Ridge.-Sylvan Valley News.
-An extra examination for
teachers in this county has been
ordered by the State ,board of
education and will be in the of
fice of. County Superintendent
of Education R. T. Hallum at
the Court House on Friday
morning, January 7th., at 9
o'clock. All applicants are re
quested to be present at that
hour, and to come provided with1
-The County, Union, will
meet at Pickens,'Monday, Jan
uary, 3d, 1910. All members
are requested to attend this meet
ing, whether delegates, or not,
whether in good standing or not:
your presence is desired as mat
ters of unusual importance will
come np for consideration; let
all .bear this in mind and be on
John T. Boggs,
-Last Sunday Rev. J. C.
Yongue preached his last ser
mon as pastor of the W~alhalla
Methodist church. It was a
very touching occasion, and at
the close of the service almosi
the entire congregation remain
ed for a short while to bid Rev.
Mr. Yongue farewell. It has
indeed been a long while since
the departure of one of our loca]
pastors has been so deeply and
universally regretted. The Rev.
Yongue and family will leave
tomorrow for their future hoim
at Pickens. They carry witli
them the best wishes of the en
tire community. In the service
last Sunday the retiring pasto:
was assisted by Rev. John G.
Law, D. D., of the Presbyterian
Judge of Probate Sate.
PROBATE COURT. -
J. 'S. Hinton, as Administrator of the
estate of Mm. L. Sminh, deceased.
N. K. Smith, et al
By virtue of d decree made in the
above stated case, and signed by J. B.
-Newberry, Probate Judge for Pickens
County, S. C., I will sell. in aid of the
personal assets of Wm. L. Smith, de
ceased, before the Court House door,
at Pickens C. H., S. C., on salesday in
January. 1910, the following described
real estate belonging to the estate of
Wm. L. Smith, deceased, to-witc
First: All that piece, parcel or tract
of land containing ifft y-four (54) acres
more or less, on waters of Dodes creek.
waters of Saluda River, beginning on S.
M, Poplar as the branch, thence S. 66
W. 16:60 to a rock on James Lathem's
line, thence N. 13 W. 10:65 to a rock,
thence S. S3J W. 8 to a rock near the
Spring, thence 181 W. 14:25 to a Dead
P. 0., thence N. 74 E. 26 to a Poplar at
the Branch, thence down said Branch 24
to the beginning Poplar, and also a
small boundary of land lying joining it
on the branch, the boundary contained
in a deed from George D. Clardy to L.
H. Kennemur to which reference is
made, as corded in Deed Book "E" at
page 510 Old Series), Pickens County
Second: A tract of land whereon
Silas Kennt more formerly lived, in said
county and State, on waters of Saluda
River, abutted by lands of James Lathem
and others, and being the same land
conveyed to Wui. L. Smith by L. H.
Kennemur by deed dated August 27th,
1853, and recorded in Deed Book "G
at page 389 (Old Series) Pickens county
records, and co ntaining fifty-six (56)
acrts. more or less, which two tracts
of land aggregate One Hundred and Ten
110) acres, more or less.
Terms of sale: One half (j) cash on
day of sale, the renainder payable in
one year at 8 per cent inteiest per
annum, secured by bond of the purchas
er and mortgage of the: premises,- with
leave to the purohaser to pay all cash.
Purch:ser to pay for all papers and
for recording the same, and terms must
be complied with in one hour or prem
isrs will be resold at the risk of the, for
December 8th, 1909.
J. B. Newberry,
Probate Judge, Pickens County, S. C'
The time for taxing returns for -fiscal
year 1910, will open January 1st and
continue until Febuary 20th without
penalty. '50 per centi s prescribed by
law will be added on all returns of per
sonal prcperty not returned before Feb
This will be the year to return real
estate again in order that the same may
be brought before the Township board
to be assesed and equalized.
The Auditor orhis.Deputy will be at
the following places to take returns.
Galhoun, January 10.
Central, January 11 & forenoon 12.
Issaqueena Cotton Mill Jan. 12 after
Cateechee, January 1.3. fore noon.
Norris, January 13, after noon.
Liberty January 14 & fore noon 15..
Libernty Cotton Mill, Jan. 1.5 after
Easley, January 17 aiid 18.
Easley Cotton Mill January 19 fore
Glenwood Cotton Mill January 19,
Cross Plains January 20, (E. Free
Loopers Gin January 21, fore noon.
Dacuscille Jar.uary 21; after noon,
Peters Creek January 22. fore noon.
Pumpkintown January 25.,
Holly Spring Janaary 26.fore noon.
Eastatoe January26, after noon.
Mile Creek Ja inary 27, N
Six Mile January 28.
Praters January 29, fore noon.
Returns will be taken in the auditrsa
office during the whole time.
N. A. Christopher.
We will sell at Pickens Court house,
South Carolina, on Saleday in January.
next at 110o'clock a. mn., at public auction
to the highest bidder one hundred and
eighty six acres of land near the town
of Pickens and being on Wolf Creek
and on which we now live.
The said lands will be sold in seven
different tracts to be platted separately.
Plats can be seen at the office of J. P.
Carey and on day of sale,
Dec. 3, 1909. Mary Taylor,
J. R:' Kirksey,
Admin is raor Sale
O~n Tuesday, December 21st, 1909, at
13p. m.. at th~e store house of the late L.
Ross Eaton, Central. S. C., I will sell
to the highest responsible bidder for
CASH the personal property belonging
to the estate of L. Ross Eaton, deceased.
IAll f the personal property belonging
Ito said estate not disposed of by private
sale before the above date will be offered
for sale. Said personal property con.
sists of live stock, buggies, wagons, har.
ness, farming inplements and tools,
stock in Farmers Bank. Issequeena MIII
and Pickens Mill, some hcusehold and
kitchen furniture and other things.
The notes and accounts belonging to
said estate will not be soldl at this time.
L. M. Mauldin, .
Admiistrtorof the estate of
'L. Ross Eaton, Deceased.
We are giving away a $15 doll,
life size-the prettiest, doll we
could buy. Every 25c. cash pur=
chase of holiday goods gives you
a chance at it. Be sure and call
for your numbers or coupons.
Doll can be seen in cur show
We have our Christmas goods open
now. We have the largest stock and
most extensive line ever carried by us
or any one else in Piciens couAty.
We show you Dolls and Toys of al
most any description you want.
Dolls pri e Sc. in $5.
range in S
UJ price fromIDP"
Our line of silverware includes kriives
and forks, .spoons, individual sterling
silver articles, ladles, forks, sugar dish
es, buntter dishes, spoons, etc. Silver
shaving MIugs and Mirrors are in the
list. Prices range from $1.00 to $8.00.
A fine line of Toilet Sets, Manicure
Sets, Scissors Sets, Chinaware, Images,
Vases, Cups and Saucers, Dessert Sets,
Writing Cases, Doll Carriages, Beds, etc.
CL OAKS! CL
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