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Sonie Things You Know and Some
You Don't snow About Our'
Towns, County A People
Several good letters -left ot
for want of space. In next issue.
-Mr, and Mrs. E. E. Mauldih,'
of the Easley sidespent Monday
in Pickens. U
-Misses Ola and Elsie,,. Mor
gan, of R. 2, were visitors in
-See notice ,for examination
for teachers .to be held in the
courthouse next month.
-Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hester,
of Atlanta, are visiting the fam
ily of M. F. Hester, in Pickons.
-Mr. Mat Chastain and sister,
Miss Ophelia, of the Oolenoy
section, visited in Pickens last
-Married, on the 16th inst.,
by Rev. B. C. Atkinson, Miss
Cannie Alexander and Mr.
-U. S. Court convened in,
Greenville Tuesday. Pickens
county is furnishing its quota of
attendants and cases.
Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Chastain
were among the visitors from
the Holly Springs section of the
county in Pickens Monday.
U-Don't forget the entertain
ment at the Pickens Graded
B chool auditorium on tomorrow
night, the 21st inst. A nice time
is promised all who attend.
-Miss Sallie Rigdon, who is a
teacher in the Sunday School at
Oolenoy, entertained her class
with a singing last Sabbath af
t ernoon, which was greatly en
joy ed by those present.
-Mr. Vernon Jones, of the
Oolenoy section, has 'recently
purchased a new buggy for his
individual use, and now all the
girls in that whole country are,
making "goo goo" eyes at him.:
-Quite a large crowd of the'
,,reomanry of the coynty was in
Pickens Monday, and it looked
very much like fall of the year,
when cotton is bringing high
prices, to see them stirring about
-Rev. J. A. Hughes, of Ware
Shoals, and Mrs.aillie Hughes
oe e~en--mMl vil'
''i , Wre-arried at the resi
dence of the bride, on the night
of the 14th' hist:' Mr. - M. F
Hester, in his 2usu i pleasing
manner,:.tieing the. ljnt that for
the third time blinds fien~d~
Hughes in the matrimonial'har
-Mrs.. Melissa Byars, wh'o
has been In feeble health fok
some tite, died at the home of
her son, R. B. Byars, on the
17th inst. Her... remains were
interred in the Pickens cemetert'
on 7'uesday evening. Mrs. Byars
was well and. favorably 'known
to many people In this county,
who will learn with sorrow of
-The school entertainment
and bazaar at Keowee.. school
will be Saturday the 22d instant
beginning at 1:30 o'clock, instead
of 12th as published last Week.
They have a lot of nice quiltslin
their collection for sale. Ever'y
body attend, and get a souve
nir. Admission 10 cents. Enter
tainmerit closes with a box sup
per, prepared by the ladies. A
joyful time is anticipated. Don't
forget tha~t Mr. Ben Parsons and
children are to furnish the
lawJames P. Carey. Jr., whose
awpractice Is so large and other
duties son multitudinous,has had
to resign his position as clerk of
the board of County Commis
sioners. He will continue to act
in the capacity of attorney for
the county. The board has ac
cepted his resignation and have
* appointed John C. Carey in his
stead. Johnny is a pleasant
and affable young gentleman
and it will be a pleasure to him
to transact the business of this
office with the people.
-Rev. G. F. Kirby is in Lau
rens this week where ho went to
attend the district conference.
T' in session there. He was sched
uiled to deliver the opening ser
mon on Wednesday night. If
hie gets back in time he will till
his appointment at the Method
1st church Sunday. In order
that his congregation may know
that he Is back and will preach,
he has announced that ho will
'ring the Methodist church bell
*n Saturday night about 8:30
o'clock. If you do not hear the
bell you need not go to church
"Dear old S ournal:-As lh
winter has been rough and
te - lIttle -*bit scarce, I' have
b' very weak and not in a
condition to say much; bu4
dince spring is comine aid the
buds- beginning to put o4t -and
the: pastures looking 'pretty
well, if nothing happens - to me
now, I will come. I must say
that l' am always Anxious to
g9t the paper and to read the.
dots' from the different scribes
all over our. county, . Often, as
I glance oyer the pages of the
"Old- -Reliable," it makes.me
think away back when I was
young 'and fat, and feeling fin''
-but you know we all get ol
:Where is "B.," of Norrisl
Ii seems that since he has taken'
unto himself a helpmeet he has
forgotten that we have such a
paper In the county as the S. -J.
Easter passed off quietly,
with services at the First and
Second Baptist churches,
Mr. and Mrs. Y. P. Taylor
attended the funeral of Mr. T.'s
grandmother, at Greer, one day
Mr. L. P. Donnell, who has
for some time been connected
with the Maplecroft cotton mill
of this city, as overseer of the
spinning room, has moved with
his family to Central, to take
charge of the spinning room at
the Issequeena mill. We regret
the loss of this fine family.
Miss Abbercrombie, of Cen
tral, visited Miss Alliebelle Crane
here last Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Ethel Boggs, who for
some months ,ias been connect
ed with a millinery house in
Atlanta, returned home to her
many friends last Thursday.
Mr. J. C. Richards, who has
been on Mrs. W. J. Boggs'
farm, went out hunting last
week. and, in the woods near
Golden Creek, he found, tied
among some brush, two unctu
ous chicken hens. The boys of
the neighborhood rightfully ex
pected him to have a feast. He
cut the chickens loose, brought
them back to Rev. Clyde, on the
same farm, and the owner of
same can get them by calling
on the parson.
Mr. Herbert Watkins visited
in Mt. Airy, Ga,, Sunday.
Some lode star over there, un
Born. unto Mr, and Mrs. R. C.
Collins, on the 13th inst., a girl.
Frank Williams, J. F. Childs
and L. L. Leopold,' of Catee
c41bb, :visited in Liberty, Satur
ft Strepling, the escaped con
yict of Georgia, were o- er hiere
in our state,. wouldn't he have a
walk-over for a pardon? He
would needino arguments 'from
Mr. Gus Griffin, section fore
inaa on the Southern Railway,
vislted In Charlotte,.N. C., Sun
day, and reports having had a
Mr. Marshall Carson, who has
charge of the section at Paris,
Greenville county, on the South
erni, visited relatives and-friends
Rev. Walker, evangelist, is
conducting a series of meetings
this week -in the Liberty cotton
.Three bales of cotton were
marketed here this week. .This
looks good to me.
:Mr. Haynes Griffin, of Green
ville, visited his father, Mr. J.
V. Griffin, of onr city, Sunday.
The merchants of our little
city report their business good,
and we think they should all
give the S. -J. a little m'ore of
their advertising in the future
than in the past.
Mrs. J. T. Boggs visited in
Easley one day last week,
Sunday School Convention.
The Sunday School Conven-.
tion of the Twelve Mile Riyer
Association will be held with
the Mountain View church on
the fifth Saturday and Sunday
in this month. Programme as
How may we Interest the un
interested in Sunday School
work? C. R. Abercromble, M.
Can organized classes be suc
cessfully conducted in country
churches? McD. Weams, F. B.
Ought our convention to hold
a Sunday School Institute this
summer? V. E. Rector, R. Jg.
What are tho best methods of
securing order in the Sunday
School? Perry M. Durham, Rev.
Why are the years between
12 and 20 the most important
years of life? E. D. Garrett,
W. N. Bolding.
Should our Sunday School
alasses be graded? E. M. Bol
ling, Jesse Lay,
The advantages of weekriy
tchers' neetings. R. M. Bol.
O ng, R..Kelley.
The" Plokenb Railway,
ED- JO'URNAL: At a hearinO
held b'fore the Post Office and
Post Roads Qommittee of tkl
House of Representatives, prd
to the adjournment of the 1i
Congress, to consider the bill .i
troduced by Representative'Tal
bott, of Maryland, to ame d the
.postal law in the interest of shori
line mail oarrying railroads, the
.statement of the Pickens Rail
road,,one of our'shbrt line ril
rid. is of 'local interest.
trains on this road carry
.AI nl make three round tripe
daily, six days a week, betweeri
Pickens and Easley. A mini
mum of 15 pouches of mail'if
carried on. the trips, which at a
fair valuation for the service per
formed should not the road $3.0(
a day or $930 a year. Instead
of this sum or anything approx
imating it the Government,
through the Post Office Depart
ment, pays the road the inade
quate amount of $242.96 net.
One passenger in the space occu
pied by the mail paying the reg
ular fare for the trip would nel
the road $54C.00.
The mail service is a preferred
one and the exactions imposed
on roads engaged in its transpor
tation are many and varied,
Any infraction of the rules laid
dowi! by the Post Office Depart.
ment is visited by substantial
fines. In face of this the De
partment oppresses and tyran
nizes over the little railroads anI
reduces their pay to a mere pit
Within a short time the mai
will be weighed on our southerr
roads to determine the average
amount to be paid for the nexi
four years. A fair and reason
able adjustment of this would h<
to divide the weight of the mai
carried on six days by six, s<
that the road would get paid foi
the mail it actually carries bul
Mr. Hitchcock's political ma
chine, against precedent ani
fairness, proposes to divide the
six day service by seven thereb3
still further reducing the pay oj
all our little struggling railroads
Whatever political infiuenc
our people are able to exert witt
their representatives in Congresi
ought to be utilized with a viem
of changing the law so that i
will be impossible for the pos
office department to discriminat
against the short tines.
J. T. TAYLOR G. M.
Of the Pickens Baptist-Sunda
School Convention, toa-be hel
at Oolenoy Church, Saturda
and Sunday, April 29-30.
10.00 a. m.-Devot ional an<
sorig service, conducted by J. C
10.30 a. m. -Eunrollment -o
delegates and elect,ion of ofticei's
11.00 a. m.-Round tabletalli
10 minutes each on. the follow
1. The best way to organiz<
and conduct a Sunday school
By J. P. Robinson,
2. The qualifications and du
ties of a superintendent and th<
teacher? By S. H. Brown,
3. Methods and means .oi
Sunday School work. By G. R
4. How to develop the spirit
ual life in the Sunday. School
By B. N. Glazener.
5. The pastor's duty and re
lation to- the Sunday School
By H. M. Hester.
6. The difficulties of success
fuil Sunday School work. By
any and all.
1.30 p. m.-Devotional andc
song service, conducted by Rev.
J. E. Foster.
2.00 p. m.-The relation of
the Sunday School to missionm
and denominational enterprises.
Opened by Rev. B. E. Grandy,
then general discussion.
Preaching Saturday night by
some visiting minister.
9.30 a. mn.-Devotional and
song service, conducted by 4. R.
10.00 a. m.-The duty andl
obligation of the Sunday 'School
to the mission problem -20 mn-n
utes, by J. T. Taylor.
10.20 a. n.-Christian giving
-the standard-20 minutes, by
C. E. Rooison.
10.40 a. mi.-Song.
11.00 a. m.-Sermion, by Rev.
C. A. Waters.
1.30 p. mn.--Miscellaneous bu
3.00 p. m.--l-Adjoune~
1WARN1NG Nonioz.-All per
WhIs are hereby warned not to
biWe,.harbor, or in any way as
sist one Monroe Gowans, aged
16 years, tall, light complected
colored boy, who has left his
home without cause. Any per
son disregarding this notice will
be prosecuted to the fullest ex
Atnt of the law. JoE GOWANs,
Pickens, S. C., April 13, 1910.
--The street tax for the town
of Pickens was due Feb. 25,
1911, and must be paid to the
treAsurer, W. F. Majuldin. All
persons failing to pay promptly
aire liable to a fine. SAM B.
-J. A. Smith, photographer,
will be in Pickens on Mondays
of each week instead of Satpir
days as heretofore. All who
want first class work see him.
-Dr. T. A. Seawright's Den
tal office is in the Masonic Tem
ple, upstairs, over the Pickens
Drug Co.'s store. When in need
of dental work call and see him.
-For land anywhere in Pick
ens county see or write J. R.
Ashmore. 'The Land Man."
After January 1st, 1911, the
Pickens Oil Mill will gin on
Friday's only. Dec.. 29tf.
The rolls have been sent off
for repair at the Town Creek
Roller Mills. They will be gone
about 15 or 20 days. They will
be in better shape to do good
work by the 1st of May, Try a
sack of our water-ground meal
-90c per bushel.
R. F. LEsLE, Mgr
Town Creek Roller Mills.
NOTICE TO FARIER.-A 15
hands, 1,000-pounds Tennessee
jack, ready for service. Bring
mares to S. C. Experiment Sta
tion, Clemson College, S. C.
Terms-$5 down and $5 on de
livery of colt. Money refunded
if maro fails to foal. Address
inquiries to S. C. Exp. Sta.,
Clemson College, S. 0.
- Notice to Teachers
An-examiration for teachers will be
held in the Court House Friday May
r The examination will commence
Promptly at 9 o'clock, applicants to
furnish their own stationary. The
questions on Pedago'y will be hased on
McMurray's 'How to study and Teach.
ing how to study." The questions on
Agriculture will be bV Ad on "School
exercises in plant production" and
"School lessons on corn. 'All applicante
b must he at least, eighteer years of age
By order of State Board of Education.
R. T. Hallum,
Co. Supt. Ed.
OTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of -Pick'ena. -
By J. B. Newberry, Probate Judge:
EWHEREAS, George' W. Hendricke
Iado uit -to me, to granthim letters o
daigtrption fthe estate and effecti
Sof Mrs. . A. Hendricks.
Thee are therefore to cite and ad.
mouip all -m4 sin ular the kindred
and rei rs of tla said Mrs. J. A.
Hnosecl'ased, tat they be and ap.
pear before me, in the Court of Pro.
bate,. tp, be held at Pickens on the 5th
Sday of May 1911' next litter publication
hereof) at'11 o'clock In thenforenoon, to
shoW cause If any they Ijaye, why the
said advninistration shoul v1o4ibe grant
GtS- undjer. 'my' hadi- this 15
daf 6f'Ab~ril Anno -fnoiiil 1911,
-. J. B. NEWBBRIRY. (eaI
Notice of Final Settlement and
SNotice is. hereby given that we will
make application to J. B. Newberry,
Esq. Judge of Probote for Pickens coun
-ty in the State of South Carolina, on the
4 day of Mnay 1911 at 11 o'clock
-im the forenoon or' as soon
thereafter as said application can be
heard, 'for leave to ma~ke final settlement
of the estate of B. L. Head ricks deceased
and obtain discharge s admrt of said
estate. Jase. w. Hendricks,
w. G. Hendricks.
people taken advanstage of thl blaughter
'sale Saturdlay and bought men's hats,
wome 'a bats and childreau, hats, also
boys 'nd meni'a pants, but the biggest
noise was at the lace and embroidery
counter where stuff was slaughtered for
one fohtrth value. Come for your share
next Saturday. Your money back any
time you are not pleased, yea delightcd
with your purchases. TLhis policy ap
plies to every department in the store
My grocery department is certainly a
lively place andl the good people are
fInding it out. It would be too cruel to
name some of the purices. AXsk your
neighbors what thbey pay for oil, floiur,
tol~acco, grits or <my other, staple article
at the "Blee Hive''. Pleased customers
beat all the ads.
I will pay 10c lh for hens, 15c lb for
fryers-SP'OT (;ASII. You wont he
asked to trade until you get the cash in
your hands. Bring me eggs, butter,
hamse, andl get cash. One price and
that lowver than mortal ever saw.
The Bee live
T. D. HIARRIS, Proprietor.
< hennest atore ini town
F R$BAL L
GOOD FOR JOTH 0O0N'ESTAN*
This Coupon. GoQd for 25 free votes in the Seltinel-Journal s
For Piano.....-.. ........ .......................... .
Farmer .. .............................. ..........
If cast on or before April 30, 1911.
A. K. PARK
Pendleton St. Creenville.
Our house is now full of
New Crisp Spring Goods,
Ranging from a 5c Calico to a $2.00 the yard Silk-anything
the Lady needs for her Spring ' Make-Up" (except a hat).
For the Quality of the Goods, my Prices SHALL BE THE
LOWEST. We shall be pleased to show you opr Goods and
Prove our Assertion.
A. K. PARK.
West End. Gree3 -1.1'45. Mif. .
"More Goods For Less Money"
Grand Spring Opening
NOW ON DISPLAY
FOR YOUR INSPECTION
FIRST SHOWING OF PATTERN HATS,
SMART STREET HATS.
NOBBY SMALL SHAPES IN ALL THE NEW COLORS.
PRETTY READY TO WEAR HATS,
FOR MISSES AND CHILDREN.
A Cordial Invitation to ALL, COME.
. . .Folger-Thorniey Company.
We Want Every Lady.
- In Pickens County to kn~ow that we
-TH ESGE handle Standard Patterne, one of the
leading ateninhecountry. The
prices of the patterns are 10 -and 15
cents, none higher.
We also keep on hand the beauti
ful Stand ard Fashion Book, which
we sell at 20c the copy, or a 15c
pattern, and the Standard Fashion
Book for only 20c. Every lady who
runs a home, should'have a "Design'
er." Your husband takes farm pa
pers and Iearns how to prepare his
land to make two bales of cotton -or
100 bushels of corn to the acre, etc.
Now the Designer. likie the farm pa
- -- .per, is a necessity ini every home. It
dg|g;;helps the ladies to get th'rough with
Stheir sewing with a great deal less
trouble. It suggests many household helps and will prove to be a
profitable investment instead of an expense. it has a page for
the children which they will enjoy Aery much. The price of the
Designer is 75c the year, or 10c a single copy. We always have
on hand a few extra copies.
CRAIG BROS CO.
One-price Cash Merchants.
HO T TOM
'THE DRINK THAT REACHES THE SPOT
Pickens Bottiing Works,
R. L. Davis Propriestor