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Some Things Ue Know and Some
You DOB't Know About Our
Towns, County & People
-Mesdames J. L. Valley and
R. E. Lewis of Pickens, are vis
iting'relatives in Richland this
-Miss Elinor Knight, of Pick
ens, is the guest this week of
Mrs. C. E A.nderson and others,
- There will be special com
munication of Keowee Lodge,
No. 79, F. and A. M. on 18th
--Henly Porter is laying down
lumber on h'is lot in West End,
near the Youngblood property,
preparatory to erecting a com
modious residence for his own
-A mountain party consit
ing of several of the young men
of the towin, are enjoying the
magnificent scenery fine breezes
and good water to be found in
the Blue Ridge mountain range.
-The many friends of R. E.
Yongue of Pickens, will synmpa
thize with him in his troubles in
that no less than seven of his
children have typhoid fever but
we are glad to note that they a re'
all prooressi ng nicely.
Messrs J. P. Carey, of Pick
en1s, and J. A. (-Collough, of
Oreenville, are onit a month's va
cation, touriig the West. They
will see California, Utah, Neva
da and other western states be
fore they return,. It is needless
to say that they will have a
most delightful outing.
--Miss Ellen Goi-don, a teach
er in the Anderson Graded
schools, and who spent a time iW
teaching a literary dlass, died in
Nashville, Tenn., last Friday,
where she had gone to visit rela
tives and to be operated upon foi
a tumor on the side. It i~
thought that the shock inciden1
* to the operation produced death
- We are sure that the friends
of the Wesleyan Methodist Col
lege, Central, will be pleased t<
know that the College Industria
association is an assured fact.
Cnmittee has decided to cap
italize the association by putting
the price pei share within reacd
of the people and making th<
ternms quite easy. Consequentlya
the stock is selling rapidly.
-John T. Langston is getting
ready to build a store room or
*his lot near Secona church, to b<
occupied by himself this fal
with a nice little stock of goods
Mr. Langston is a hustling fol
Low and there is no reason what
ever, why he could not make L
good thing with a store at this
location anid keep busy p~arching
-Mahon and Marchbanki
failed to get their train t<
Knoxville, as some one else ha(
run in on that line, but they
have the promise of all the
equipnment they need on Sept
5th, and they will run a doubk
header, one to Charleston one
to Savannah. One train will b(
run from Liberty and the othei
from Greenville, and will affort
a nice trip to either town. Lool<
for their announcement later.
-Mrs. J. Allen Kelly, a for.
mner residient of this County, buti
for several years a residlent o1
Oconee coun ty, dhied1 at her homn
in the Newv Hope Section of thai
county on the night of the 7t1
instant, fr'om a complication 01
diseases. She was buried at New~
Hope church the following day
Mrs Kelly was a daughter of th<
'late Jerre Hunt. She was ar
excellent woman and a conse
crated Christian. She was th<
mother of thirteen childrer
twelve of whom with her hus
band snrvive ber.
-Mr. Geo. Welborn and sister,
Kiss Emma, of Pickens, 'R. 3, m
are visiting friendis in Laurens u
-Misses 'Myrtle Glulage, of c
Oincinnati, 0., and Mary Peters, )
of Alabama, are the guests of
Miss Helen Boggs, in Pickens. I
-Photographer J, A. Smith,
of Easley, will be in his branch t
studio, over the Keowee Phar- r
macy, in Pickens, every Mon- s
day, rain or shine.
-A. K. Hughes, of R. 2, Ware
Shoals, was visiting relatives in
this county last week and shak
ing , hands with 'numerous
-Mr. S. M. Wolfe, an erst
while principal of the Pickens
graded school, but now a prom
inent lawyer of the Anderson
bar,accompanied by his brother.
are visiting in Pickens.
-Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Davis,
of Liberty, entertained a'few of
their young friends,1 Friday
evening, at an ice-cream sipper,
in honor of their guest, Mr. -or
a(de Jones, of Blacksburg.
-Mrs. D.- J.. Greer, of Bir
minighami, Ala., after~ 'visRing1.-'
relatives in Williamston, Belton
and Liberty, is now visiting her
father, Rev. B. Holder, in Pick
-The biggest and best water
melon patch we have heard of is
that of R. K. (Birch) Lewis who
has been . bringing some 50
pounders to the Pickens market.
The editor acknowledges invita
tion to visit his patch and will
alcepft hor t11.1
- essr. Sa m B. Craig, Ernest
Alexander and Ja(ck Lwiis, aC
compallied )v Misses Mar-y
Lewis, Ada Craig and lreddie
and Grace McDaniel, of .1ickens.
are visiting at Toxaway and
other points in North Carolina
-That dread disease, pellagra,
is getting a firm hold in the
South, as we can see from med
ical publications and scanning
the daily papers. There seems
to be but little hope of curing
this ailment, according to doc
tors' adlvices. Pickens county
has several developed cases
within her borders.
-Married1, Aug, 7, at the res
idence of M. F. Hester, N. P.,
who performed the ceremony,
SMiss Leila Mae Surrette, of near
Breyard, N. C , and Mr. Wade
H. Anderson. The newly-mar
ried couple will take a trip to the
western hills of North Carolina.
May peace, happiness and pros
perity go with them through the
journey of life.
--They say that John Reese,
who owns a good little farm
above Hagood's mill, has the
best crops of any o: e in these
Idiggin's. lie has 40 acres. 20 in
corn and '20 in cotton, that has
never been plowed-either with
horse or mule powver--but has
l been cultivated wvith two good
yoke of oxen. John began there
about four' years ago on a run
(down place, which he has cleared
up and put in a good state of
cultivation andI is doing well on
it. Let others gain a lesson
from his thrift and industry.
- The annual campmeeting of
the Wesleyan Methodist Confer
ence of South Carolina will be
held on the camp-ground at Cen
tral, Aug. 23-Sept. 3. Special
preparations are being made to
insuire the success of this meet
ing. Rev. W. R. Cox, of Greens
Iboro, N. C., will be the special
evangelist. A hoarding-house
will besconducted oy Mr's. C. A.
D~un woody, and1 roomis umay be
securedl in the Boys' 1Dormitory,
if desired. Trhe people of~ (en
tral have erectedi a fine new
headlquarters tent, with eight
roomis, and we understand that
another single tent wvill he
built before the meeting opens.
This is a move in the right direc
tion. A genuine campmeeting
presupposes campers on the
ground, and we hope this is just
the beginni r: of a succes'sful
meeting on 11e old-time line of
lailh. nra ver and neower.
- Monday was salesday, and:
!hile there was nothing to go
nder the auctioneer's hammer,
brought a good crowd to the
iurthouse town, the farmers 'j
eing through with their crops.
-Messrs. W. M. and H. E. E
filler, sons of E. D. Miller, of
lasley, R. 1, are on a visit to
beir mother's relatives in Lau
ens county. and enjoying them
-Mr. Olin Clayton,of Liberty,
t. 3, has bought the Gosnell
>lace, near Bowen crossing, and
s laying down lumber prepara
ory to erecting a nice and com
nodious house thereon.
-Mr. - Morrow, a promi
lent lawyer and citszen of Bir
ningham,Ala., accompanied by
,ils family, are visiting his sister,
Ars. B. A. Hagood, in Pickens.
rhey came through the country
in their car, having a most de
-Miss Emma Finney left
Monday for Atlanta. After a
brief stay in Hoke Smith's cap
ital, she will have the time of
her li e whirling through the
mountains of North Georgia.
'1ieiieosee an(d North Carolina,
and will retufloie aboit the
1st of Septeml Iber. vS, ac
companied by her sister',%liss
Alice, vho will resume her <Iil
ties of trained nurse in Atlanta.
-R. L. Haies is annouiced
for cotton weigher this week.
a(ld will ap)reciate the support
of his friends. He made a good
weigher last. seaso, an(l we
have lieard oly words of praise
from the patrons of this m1Iaruket
relative to his dealings with the
public. he asks its to eXteld
his thanks and appreciation to
all of his friends for what they
did for him last season, and
wants them to repeat the (lose
on the 19th inst.
-Remember the school rally
and picnic at Ruhamah, Friday,
Aug. 11. The following speak
ers have been secured: Rev. C.
A. Waters, Pickens; Supt. R. T.
Hallum; Miss Elise C. Rudd,
field agent of the School In.
provement Association, Colunm
bia; Hon. W. G. Mauldin; Prof.
Win. S. Morrison, Clemson Col
lege. Ice-cream for sale in the
afternoon for the benefit of the
school library. The public cor
dially invited to come with their
old-time picnic baskets wvell
-The many friends through
out the county will learn with
genuine regr-et that that jolly
good fellow, W. T.~ Bates, is
"con siderabl y nnder the weath
er,," which started from a sore
on his hand. He got it healed
uip once, but it has since (devel
oped1 andl broken) out again and
has spread considerably over his
perso)n to such an extent that he
can (d0 but little work now from
the effects of it. Hius many
friends hope that he may be a ble
to find a remedyV tha~t will arrest
the ravages of the disease, and
that he may soon be himself
-The road( hands have b~een
doing some much-needed work
on the streets of P'ckens. Tlhe
trees near the Baptist church
have been taken up, the side
walk in front of Mrs. Lathem 's
property taken dlown, wh ich
adds much to the appearance of
that part of town. TJhe force,
under Chief Nealey, is now o'n
gaged1 on the Giriffin lani 3. Ifrom
Town C'reek b ridge to .\Iain
street, Where the r'ocks wer~e
in this road. have all beent
blasted out. ihe gradle cuit dlowni
new (drains madl~e and the bankls
on1 each side straighitenied and~
sidewvalkslaid off. Tlhi is qSuite
an innovation to the residents
of that portion of town and~ wvill
he, this fall, a great help t~o those
farmer's wvho have to haul their
prodluce to towvn over' this roult(.
We are glad to see the good
work go on, and our only re
gret is that the city dads are
limited for fundi~s andl cannot do(
-Standard gasolene 18c per
allon. R. E. Goodwin. 1
-The Pickens County Poultry 3
issociation is called to mcet A
.uesday evening, Aug. 15, at 5 J
'clock, at Pickens Drug Co.'s
tore, for transaction of import- I
-Misses Lillian, Nannie Mae I
mnd Jessie Morgan, of Taylors, I
5. C., and Miss Fannie Latham t
)f Easley, visited Mrs. Florence
3riffin and other relatives in
Pickens last week.
-There are several cases of
;yphoid fever in and. around
Pickens at present. The doctors
have a typhoid serum and are
noculating those of the people
who wish to have the disease by
proxy. From what we can
learn of the serum it is just the
thing and should be adfninister
ed to all who think they stand
any chance of catching ty
-Messrs J. David Stansell
and Furman Looper accompa
iiied by their excellent ladies,
have just return(d from a de
lightful ten (hys trip to Talln
lah Falls, Clarkesville anld Other
noted places. sl)ending part of
the time -with our erstwhile fel
low townsuan,W. L. 'Jenkins,
Esq. vhoI they found inl the
best of health and inl excellent
,'p its and very nmc11h at. hiiiiw
in h is' ' 11.. r Ilro i u ns.
I-Dr. J. . Jlt,forlIerly of this
town. but n,,w 01joying thle lih
erties of all resid(h of Ea'ley.
has sold his farmu nca\.he eit(y
of Anderson for a sn A -:40
The. Said farm~n onltainl! ab 1
192,nrs, lie..s wit h lin I-hroo Iles(
of the court. house and the p)rice
paid approximates 820.000. It
looks now )%as thouglh he Imlight
(evlop into a retired ImIillion
aire doctor. Success to him.
-A recent interpretation of
the marriage license law. by At
torney-General Lyon, is that it
is unnecessary for the young
lady to come with the gentle
man to the probate judge's office
to procure the license, unless she
just wants to be married by
him, or at once by some one
qualified to perform the cere.
mony, She can sign the paper
and make her' affidavit before
the person who performs the
marriage, or any one else to act
as a witness to the legality of
-Clinton Cannon,colored, one
of the oldest residents of this
county, died at his home, about
four' miles west of Pickens, July
14, aged about 70 years. He
was wvell knowni throughout the
county, and wvas never married.
He leaves several brothers and
sisters, nephews and nieces. He
was one of the old-timie dlarkies
who always sought to give the
younger generation of colored
people good adlvice. Hie was a
land~owner for m a ny years, anrd
managed his' business andl con
dlucted himself in such a way
that he could always oclaimi nn
merous friends. One by one his
kind are leaving, and his own
race, and every body else, will
miss him and others like him as
-bI ast Friday the ex-slaves'
reuni n was held in Pickens at
Griffin Ebenezer church, and a
goodly number of the old, faith
ful slaves and their descendants
were present. Revs. Gibbs, of
Pickens, anid Sutherland, of
Wal hall a, addlressed the crowd,
giving themu some good1 advice.
Aguistus (1. Bowen was master
01 'er'emlonies, and~ (conducted
11he (exerc'ises in a ver~y cred i table
miannier, and( at the noon31 hour
serwdec a finie bachecu. (diinner'
whIichl hadl bieen mlostf e'xce(l
lentiVly prepared~l. I )r. Beun P.
Giflin assemibled the old slaves
andl others, and to the r'ollI of
the drums marched thenm arondo
the square. Sever'al white peo
p)1e of the connoun~lfit~y attended
the exercises andl pronounced
themi all right. This annual re
union of the old( slaves is to be
commnended, and these gather'
ings should have the well-wishes
of the Angh, - .on race.
-Married, A-. 3, by Rev. C.
,. Stewart, at the home of Mr.
V. R. Powell, Williamston,
liss Iva May Powell and Mr.
ohn L, Thomas.
-Dr. J. L. Bolt, of Easley,
as treated himself to a nice car,
ri which he made a trip to
'ickens Saturdav, and with
vhich he intends to make quick
rips to see his patients.
-Rose Killian's shows hit
lickens Monday, giving two
>erformances, afternoon and
iight, to fairly good audiences
who pronounced the show all to
,he mustard, especially the trap
3se work by the two Killian
Yirls. Attaches of the show say
bhat they have seen no good
3rops, especially of corn, until
they struck this county. This
aggregation which is pronoun
cod all right by those who at
tended, is traveling by private
conveyance through the coun
try, with its own teams, and
had a date for Tue(lfsday at lb
ly 11ouse and lot on H amhtor
A ve. All111moderni(01VI cneieneet(
u(1 niclv fin ished. Apply t<
W. 1H. JOHNSON,
Pickens. 8. C.
--Ior laimd any where in Pick
('11s conty See ( write J. R
Ashmore. ''The 1'.nd Man.
\V(O)ULl) Y(W BUY Till
(Galloway pla'. one acre lam
lar1ge r-eside ic. nd goodl stor
buiilding clos to Pickeiis C(otto
Mill For1 pricie and terms, se<
J~l('5 M.l lter,
.A IRYs. 11.
ha,'_]Rosv Janf on has r*,
at -bo e aae a delightf
ple an visit to Mrs. 1,0N. I
ofvis es Zadi and MaI'
osoin enville. -o d cen
MN1r. an~d Mrs.. B.,O
have retuned frm ianreds.
Mr. an Mrs. . Jamsn-a
at home again after a ver
pleasanit vi-sit to Brevard, N.(
Miss Joycie Joies and M
Frank Ellison were the gnes
of Misses Zadie and Madge J
mison one day recently.
Onssrs. Dave, Garinkland (1
fente Maar in a very warrsi
game of ball on the home dih
mond by a score of 6 to 2. Th~
features of the game were
one-hand catch on second b
Garrick and one mian out i
home)1 plate; batteries, V. How
ardl -md Robinson, M. Spearnma
Jaiaiso~n and Mr i. Iler'ry Andiei
iodI5 Sundta y afternioon.
PICKENS, it. .5.
'rops are looking line sine
the re1cen t sho wers.
Mr'. and1 Mrs. W. F. T1ownes~
of Honea Path, wvere the guest
of Mr. andt Mr's. J. A. Hi.Townes
Mrs. Henry' Findlley andt MIis
J anie N immrons, of Willianu
ton, visited Miss Pauiline Tlowne
Miss Genie Stephens is visitin
her cousins, Misses Velmra an
VTerm a Par'rott.
Misses Louise and Anini
Gr iavelev sp(ent, last Thu rsda
night wit h Miss Pauline Towvner
rotjft adl Genlie Stephens spt'n
Prof. J . 12. Muriphyv closed;
very successful singing school a
Concord last Friday.
Rev. E. L. T1homas~on is abl
carrying on a protractedl servic
at Salem. He is assist ed by Res
Merritt, of Liberty.
Misses Velnma and Vermn
Parrott visitedl Misses Louis
and Annie Graveley, Friday c
at wenir :..- SUE.
-Dr. T. A. 8eawright'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..
Is the time to buy farm land
while you can see the growing
crop on it, Seeing the crop
you know what you may rea
sonably expect if you buy.
Now is the time to make ar
rangements for next year and
not only next year but for your
Now is the time to see my
liberal terms for a small home.
Now is the time to see some
cheap land I have as well as
some of the best in the county.
Farm and city property for
A. M. Morris.
(B. B. B.) Gures Through the Blood
BONE PAINS, CAN
CER, SCAlY ShIN, -
Rieunatismi Ecze qf0
..4B 01f - sus I i,,. a. ,
.l !- d I med.V 1at. kills tilw r
* 0- hh-n .m d IhlEn puriLf , - i .
w.I% all Sores. utle.rs pitauh-s. 'riptions3
are htenph'd and eda. pit. and Itclhes
of Rhemil atisml 'i':nse, swellinigs subside.
B1. . e. t omplet . chan g re. t.lt body
into a cleanl henlthby condition, viving
the skin the rich red i( hue of perfect
health. 13. 13. B. cures tit wist old
es. Trv it.
ca3,1IC BLOOD BALM-B BB
BO s siHr t tit, ciii d o, ,r te
leant nI, -I. It purrlles ii niches
h b d , . he a)rvos
- and kunilds til thle brokeit dlownl systen,ot lie
gsts t1.00aPERi LAl HI er'b wiK
.timits for botne cnre.
Ls Sold at All D3rug Store .
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IS WHAT:~I YOU REQUmfg.
TFV. -\ 9I?\f'f. S("UP LA
A Guess That is Right
Four Times lai Five
iaiuhe.je toe v ineeC. ii..I gesti...
cohiey ptifns, ntataaHe, Iossi of flesh.
ining leeth c tae ng sh-ep, r. st.
inig -vell w viit u an y aeppa rentc eutse,
thce expe~vrienee d roothber say s
Itir fin''si eel. ci jive -.,, s
th'l inel, ( eiit cc-on ,'tre tee.i I i
Ime s withi. e thi i samge. i re hs th 4Mcii tI
no c hew i oengen ie reee~ecmm.end
h ie's Wor. Ryup
. mousiI'ie' tenedIe). e alone i.
' .1' haiv ty he in ' t h i ni ei
U i et aE0E clrC~oPHAiRMACYtd l~f
f o n :ike'e h oiet u. W a l e