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Pickens SetiBlo-Jour el
Subscripiot firie one Dollar a Y'-ar
3U1~SDAY iFEB.16 1911
A MODEL CONSTITUT!1N
For County and State Oratoriai and
By R. C. B:-rs, Superintendent
4f Easiey 3chools.
ED. UR vu-I shall be ver>
grateful if you will publish th'
following constitution. I have
submitted it to many of the
high school men of the state and
they have approved of the plan
/ most heartily. Therc is no doubt
that oratory and athletics should
be encouraged in our high
schools, for it will arouse school
spirit anl7 friendly rivalry as
nothing else can. At +he same
time they should be controlled
and kept on a high plane, and
the only 'way to. do this is to
regulate them by uniform rules.
If othfer. features can be added
in son .of the counties it may
There is no e&ne for a school
not orgahizing or lack of in
formation of how to do track
work. Write at once to Dr. F.
H. jalihoun, Clemson College,
S. C., for a recent bulletin he
has issued. It is one '.:' the best
I ever saw on track detics.
Cuts are given showin i. ercnt
forms. Membersof t -e.iemson
track team will also be willing
to go out to the schools accessible
for expenses and help a -hool
get started off to the work
Art. 1. The name of this
association shall be the
Coasty Athletic and Oratorical
Art. 2. * The object ot tuis as
sociation shall be to bring the
high schools in closer touch,
stinul'ate an interest in, purify
aund regulate athletics in the
highi schools of -county.
A~rt. 3. Sec 1.. The officers-of
this association shall be a pres
ident, vice..presidenit and secre
tary and treasurer.
See. 2. The executive conr
mittee of the association shall
consist of theprniasad
suprinendntsof the schools
of the county.
Art. 4. .Sec. 1. The president
shall preside at all meetings of
the executive committee, and
may call a meeting of this corn
mnittee at any time he may deem
necessary. He shall also pre
side at the oratorical contest.
The vice-president shall assume
the duties of the president in
Sec. 2. The se ,etary and
treasurer shall be one person,
and it shall be his duty to keep
a record of all :a ?etings . f
-executive conu,iatee, an"t all
meetings of the asso:'i:, *jus,
contests, etc., and to V at
least once a year a dete a e
port of all money c allect-d
expended by the associati'
Art: 5. All the high ..
of the county shall be a. i.'e
to membership in thi-. :..- ci
Art. 6. Sec. 1. Tu-. -necu
tive commit;.ee shall nold at a
one meeting during te vco,
and shall have cha: : J ~ all
business thiat shaih >me before
the association. T wo-thirds of
the committee shall- constitute a
See. 2. All officers shall be'
elected by this cornmittee to
serve for onie year. Unless, in
the discretion of the w;nmmitte
it seems best. no ii(o 'sN
serve in the s:ain :;7 fori
for his serviceis f rom anmscoo
with which he may matric
Sec 2. To be eligible for'
football a student must niatric
ulate not later than thirty days
after the beginning of. the ses
sion. For baseball and track
work not later than February
Sec. 3. No student who fails
to make the required average
for promotion in his school (such
average to be on all work in
cluding deportment) shall be
eligible to enter any contest.
Art. 8. Each contestant shall
pay a fine of 25 cents, to be for
warded to the treasurer at least
15 days before-the meet.
Art. 9. An- annual contest
shall be held about the 10th of
.pril (or at such time as near
the middle of April as possible
that the executive committee
may decide.) The oratorical
conteot shall be held either on
Friday evening before or on
Saturday morning,and the track
meet on Saturday afternoon (the
exact time to be arranged so as
to Fuit the greatest number of
schools.) The place shall be
selected by the execntive com
mittee, to be most convenient to
the majority of the schools.
Art. 10. "In order that the
smaller schools may have a fair
show no school wi'l be allowed
to enter more than ten men. No
schccl will be allowed to enter
more than tv. men in each
evcnt. A list of all cor . 'ants
s1hall be forwarded to thi acre
tarv of the association at least
: days before the contests, ac
companied by a written st
ment from the principal
superintendent that each is eli
ible under the rules and regu
lations of Art. 7.
Art. 11. 1. 100 yaids dash.
2. 220 yards dash.
3. 440 yards run.
4.' One-half mile run.
5. Hurdle racing, (low hur
dles to be used.)
6. Running broad jump.
7. Running high jump.
8. Pole vault.
9. Putting shot (12-pound
12. Throwing hammer (12
Art.12 There shall be award
ed a ti p)hy cup to the track
team oring a plurality of
points, and shall be held for one
year. The school which holds
it for two donsecutive years
shall hold it permanently, In
case of a tie between two..con
it siants a second trial shall be
given, and in case it cannot be
played off the points shall be
divided equally between the
contestants, and if possible a
medal or prize given to each.
'In case of a tie for the cup the
school holding it the previous
year shall be declared the win
ner, and if neither held it the
previous year the names of both
schools shall be engiaved upon
it and held by the secretary of
The associat~on shall offer
medals or ribbons for first and
second pri - s. prizes to be pro
vided by the .money in the
First prize shall count five
points, second three and third
Art. 14. The president and
secretary shall make all neces
sary arrangements for the meet
eeecting judges and referee.
giving the members of the asso
ciation the right to make sug
gestions if desired. No prin
cipal or member of the faculty
of any school in the association
shall be eligible to hold any of
Art. 15. An admission fee of
20 cets for the general public,
and 15 cents for students and
ladies, shall be charged, which
shall be used to) defray the ex
pense-s of th'e county meet: the
balancwe. f ny, to be divided
. i.Each sc>o
* a:' ~' e osentativ& ,
by ' a pr-elm ia c-e
Co.st in ea~ Ischool.
Sec. 2. Original orations will
shall be cver twelve inrnutes.
Sec. t). The names of the
speakers together with the sub
ject shall he forwarded to the
secretary of the association at
least 15 days before the contest.
In case two have the same ora
tion (or declamation) the one
who sends the last shall be re
quested to select another.
Sec. 4. The judges shall be
nominated by the executive
committee and notified by the
secretary. Several' alternates
shall be selected.
Sec. 5. Two medals shall be
awarded, the first and second
place respectively. Manner of
delivery shall count 90 percent.,
and selection 10. The expenses
of the judges shall be paid out
of the treasury. An admission
fee of 10 cents, 5 cents for stu
dents and ladies, shall be
Sec. 6. The order of sneakers
shall be arranged as early as
practicable by the executive
committee, and in -case any
school cannot send a represent
ative.it may have a proxy.
Sec. 7. The same rules as to
eligibility for the track team
shta l apply to the oratorical
Soutnh C-alnma lihSho
Athleitic :nd rra l .so
Art. 1. The name -f this as
ciati'in shall bw the .\th-li a nd
Oratorical Association f Suth
Carolina High Si 's The
purpos& sha!! b. t10 -it.lail an
inter(st in n " 8
purify athletices, to ecua
oratory in the schoolAs and to
unite the high schocols of the
state more closely, by creating a
friendly rivalry amionig th
along these iines. 4
1. An annual meet shall be
held in Columbia on or as near
the 10th of May as possible, the
oratorical contest on Friday
night and track meet on tur
2. The team that wins out
in the county meet shall repre
sent that county in the state
meet, and the speaker that wins
first place in each countyv shall
represent that county in the
3. The preliminaries for both
oratorical contest and track
meet shall be held on Friday
4. . No team can have more
th~im eight meu, and can enter
only two in each event. One
speaker and one alternate shall
bchsnfrom each county. 1
5.Teofficers of the associa-I
tion shall be a president, vice
president and secretary and
treasurer. These to be elected
by the representatives of each
county who are to be elected by
the county association. An ex-.
ecutive committee of five shall
be elected by the assocsation.
6. (Same as Art. 8.)
7. The name of the speaker,
the names of the men on the
Iteam and the eve -ts they are to
enter shall be forwarded to the
'secretary of the association at
least 15 days before the contests
8 The following articles and
sections in the county constitu
tion and by-laws above shall
Iapply to the state association:
Art. 4, Secs. 1 and 2, Art. 6
Secs. 2 and 3; Art. 11, Art. 12,
Art. 13, Art. 14. Art. 15, Art. 16,
Ses. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
I9. The association shall ar
range to publish the constitution
and by-laws in the county and
daily papers of the state at least
once a year.
Secret Order Meetings.
Masonic-A. F. & A. M. meets
Saturday nights on or before
the full moon
Chaptr-R. A. M. nmeets Fi.
day nights on or after the +'uli
W. C). W.-Meets evr first
nn third~ Tuesday nidi~s.
City Council mM1.; Tu'-d.:;
KILLED AT EASLEY
Harve Goolson Killed by Ode Fletcher
in Easley Cotton Mill Village
Harve Goodson. an 18-year old
white boy of Easley, was shot
and killed Tuesday night about
10 o'clock by another white boy
of his own age, Ode Fletcher in
the village of the Cotton Mills.
A communication received
from Easley stated that Harve
Goodson was shot with a pistol
and killed by Ode Fletcher about
ten o'clock on one of the streets
of the Easley Cotton Mill the
village. It was stated that
killing seems to have been with
out provocation. Fletcher made
his escape, but is being pursued
by officers of the law-.
It appeared that several boys
were walking on one side of the
street when they crossed over to
the other side for the purpose of
lighting cigarettes from a cigar
ette being smoked by a third
When all came together it is
si:ated, Ode Fletcher drew a
pistol and wheeled it about his
head one shot being fired.
Harve Goodson fell to the ground
pie ced in the righ t.breast. slight
Iv abowve thenipple. The young
manf expired within sonie 15
ninutes. T'he attending nhvsi
cin stated that the ball ourscd
down t war and probably enn red
the he:: e. Oe Fletcher fled
immedit el(yIara b Iafter the shooting,
and from :ast reports had not
been captumn. Fletcher. it is
oaId used a :32-callibre pistol. and
*ed but one shot.
Neither one of the young men
has ever been married, and both
lived in the mill village with
. .0odson was spoken of in the
best of terms. It was stated
that he was a worthy young fel
low and bore a splendid reputa
tion, was quiet, orderly and had
never been in any trouble of any
kind. He was the youngest of
Fletcher was later arrested
and placed in Pickens jail.
To Say and To Do-.
"Do you wish to go to churchl
this evening? Father is going
to preach, you know," the
minister's fair daughter asked.
The young man considered.
"Urn! The last time I wyent
he rather fell on some of my
failings. Do you know what
his text will be tonight?"
"Yes; 'Love one another.' -
He regarded the round pink
"Suppose," he suggested soft
ly, "that we let the old gentle
man go preach, while we sit
here and practice?" -Lippin
Twelve Inch Guns.
A shell from a twelve~ inchi gun
makes its flight of nine miles in forty
thoirsands Have Kiney
Trouble and byer Suspect it
How To Find Out.
Fill a bottie or commo: glass with your
water and let it stand twenty-four hours;
a brick dust sedi
- __ mient, or settling,
sigy or milky
uien~;tes an un
a tion of the kid
neys; too fre
-- - quent desire to
the back are also symptoms that tell you
the kidneys and bladder are out of order
,what To Do.
There is comfort in the knowledge so
often excpressed, that Dr. Kilmier's
Swamp-Root, the great kidney remedy,
ulfils almost ev-ery wish in correcting
rheumatism, pain ini the back, kidneys,
iver, bladderendevery partof the urinary
pa:sage. Correct inability to hold water
on.-scalding~ pn in passi::g it, er- bad
beer, and o-:erccmes that wr~ipaant ne
cessity of ) 0ee copelled to g-> often
throgh th:e < y, and to get up ma..y
tines du-:rg t-- night. The mild and
imediite eceet of Swamp=Root is
so. realiie-!. c tands the highes~t be
Teu -.2 k:- abottic- eC~ ?re
:!,i .1 !re DrKlmr & Co. Biwg
u ?e -. Y. c.-Lton this paper and
me:!iIr :,i::: . D--. Kilmer's Swamp
Poot, c::a the seiess, Binghamton,
Don't use less ti;n six hundred po'.nd
use less than six Hundred pounds to the
takes away more plant. food from the So
exhausts th soil. But where you use n
more ~ilant food to ths soil than it take
your land. Us high- raee fertilizer.
troubl o . ho iiwme and distribute lo
fertilizer. al it. res1lw in crops are no
Use a fertil zar ammoniated with Anpt
Blood, Tankage. and tish Scrap are Anir
and Nitra e of SRda are Mineral Ammo
bl Ammoniate. We use all of these 11
work and exhaust more quickly than ot!
As one gives out another comes in. S
a fertilzer which feeds and nourishes th
ing the working season, during the lay
tured and the crop real: to be gathered.
less it does this it is not a complete fertil
it nor what the call ir. it is not a cempl
ish the plant from the time it sprouts t
ready to be gathred.
We have been in correspondence wi
CAllege and with the Agricultural Deper
a formula to make fertilizer especia
Their combined knowledge and experieE
with our 8.4.4 AS WE MAKE 1T, usir
we use. We can nake an 8.4.4. gooes ti
u a'<e just as much profit on it but you
use it. A dollar a ton cuts no figure in t
hundred pounds to the acre. A ton wi
are saving or trying to save. about thirty
really losing several dollars an acre in
made in knderson, Abbeville, Greenwoo
and Pickens Counties than was made v
was a corn contest in Anderson Count
and every one of the six men who took
corn. We sold Clemson College th-tr
them again this Fall. We will be glad
ion of our goods. You can trust them a
ple who used our fertilizer this year o
same goods next year. Theri are no be
we are making, and thn-e are n, better c
our fertilizer is used. These staiements
rzer that stands up better on analysis at
ro sell you. It is to vonr interst to buy
TILIZ$R GET WET. This will let the a
ash in it harden and difiiemt to distribul
the ground up.
J. R VANVDIVE . Pres-dent
1_F'AEH, THORNLEY &
Notic to Dobtors and Creditors.
A; Persons hiO.!ing e-sUs against the
,state of the late J::ns P. Hughes must
pr..znt the s-uiiae tiy proven on or
l rq!re the 1st ay or March. 1911. or
i.e ( bsrrod pi vnirit: and :li pf. sO1S)
indebtel1d to said esat- nrut mi py
mt On.-efore fui abve dlat . to the
unersigned. E E. Bruce.
Mrs. . F Hughes.
Spring stock v
sacrifice all wir
evcrything mn s
value 5oc ches
a. 4OC the yard
rens shoes,. r
All to go in .th
"At the (
THE DRINK THATI
R. L. Davis
P .Cc -' s
- ckens E5
of fertilizor to the ac -e. Where you
cri- it acts as a stiilulaLt to the soil and
I than it furnishes to it, and in this way
ore than six hundred poundS it furnishes
sfrom it and in this way you can build
It takes as much, time and work and
6-gr ade fertilizer as. it does high-grade
to be compared.
ial, Vegetable, and Mineral Ammoniates.
1'al Ammoniates. Sulphate of Ammonia
iates. and Cotton Seed Mleal is a Vegeta
the fertilizar we make. Some do their
that when you use our goods you have
plan- from the time it sprouts, all dur
ine-by Meason ana until the plant is ma
This is a cowolete fertiliz-r. and un
iz!r. it does not nattter where you get
?te fertilizer unless it will feed and nour
itil the plant matures and the crop Is
I the Fertilizer Authorities at Clemson
tment of North Carolina and Georgia for
ly adapted to the soils in this section.
yce rtsult in a fartilizer almost identical
g the different kinds of ammoniates that
t we can sell a dollar a ton cheaper and
would not make the crops with it if you
he price of fertilizers. Say you use six
11 cover a little over three acres, and you
cents an acre in fertilizer, when you are
our crop,. No better corps have been
1, Newberry. Laurens, Greenville, Oconee
th our fertilizer this year and last. There
in 1909 where six prizes were awarded,
priz used our fertilizer in making his
fertilizer last Spring. and we are selling
if you will write to them for their opm
d m will abide hy what they say. Peo
1910aalready saving they want the
tter fertiliz-r put in sacks than the goods
rops growing in the country than where
are backed by results. There is no ferti
Cleson Colleie thla-x ours. We want
our 1ts. DONT LE T YOUR VE
mmnia escap- arid it will make the pot
e. Ocr fertilizer makes cotton fruit from
PHATE & OIL CO.
on,. S. C.
D. S. VANDIVER, Manager.
C., gelits. Pickens, S. C.
Notice to Debtors and Creditors.
All persons holdinir claims against
the estate of the late N. A. Keith
must prs-nt the same duly proven on
or befo~re the 1 day of 31;rch 1911, or be
debarred payment ana all persons m
delaed to said estat6, must make pay
men: on . r before the above date, to
the undeisrr(d. W. C. Keith,
ice sa e
room for our
re are going to
Lter goods, and
low prices on
tock. All good
s goods to go
25c at 20C, 15C R
1en anO.IO ~ a
iens and boys.
ts and ovei-alls.
L sale at reduc
lAHES THE SPOT
or that Cakc