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PiLKENS SENTIN EJ0Ic
Entered April 23.1903 at& Pickessa. S. 4. as oesolad e ta o all retnasr. tstsdor act of CoagreNws o' Marci 3, 1879
O41st Year PICKENS. S. .. AUGUST 24, 1911. Numfe12
It's too Hot tV
esh Nunnallys Candy, P
WE HOLD up Red Meat-th
chew for men. Alwayc
good-better now kthar
ever. No spice to make your tonguc
sore-no excessive sweetening t(
make you spit yourself away and rui
your stomach. Just high-grade No
Carolina tobacco, properly sweetene
a perfect process. Sure s you're
it's the real thing in good ch
Get bugy today and find out for
Cut out this ad. and mail to us
name and address foK our FREE
Made only by LIIPFERT SCALES CO.,
said to-day, both on the pltt
form and in print, about comn mu -
nity life. Occasionally we meet.
with illustrations of what nav
be accomplished bv co-operation
tow\ard a- commnon enid.
No better example can he
fonmi(1 of colli munity co-opera
tioiui thil at the Rhuliatna
;s11ool. The patrons inl this dis
trict are among the miiost pros
poulls farmers.of Pickenis coun
ty. Thley have a tt ractive homies,
canrriaxes, horses. nntomobiles. a
noll ; ly painted(( chutrch, and can 1
iaIve 1aNytlhlin else they wish.
They mulist have better facili
ties for eIliatilng their children,I
consequen tly they co-operated :
wit h their t eacher, Miss Fona
Williams.i in planninlg a school
rally andi pienie. to which nearly
e'very patron of the communil~litvy
an mviavi nyeinds fromi a d1is
tmwe ;assembli ed early on u the
lithI int. .-\rranigteent hadl
been made' to have several
Prof. W.* S-. Morrison .ofd (lem I
54)n College, held his audienice
for' more than ani hollr, 1 Ic
spbke of many things of vital
interest to every mcvmbei r of h1is
After hearing him all felt that
it is not only 0ur duty to pr1o
vide hiomeas, tood and clothing
for our* children, but we nmst
lend aid to the commntity in
providin~g the best facilities to
edutcate 0our children.
Mrt. J. C. Garrett, (chairmanll
of the board of trustees of the
Six Mile High School, spoke of
what c'o-operation has (lone lin
Hion, W. G. Mauldin urged
the imiportancie of good1 schools,
and~ told1 his aiudienice how they
might secure'( state aid1 by put
tinig forth the proper effort.
Ujnfortunately Miss Elise C.
I(udd, field1 agent for the School
not fulfill her engaagemient. In
her absence Miss Isadlora Wil..
liams,c rresponding secretary of
the School Imnmovement ASSO
rone better, Few as good.
>ffer to chewers only
Winston-Salem, N. C.
'iation,tohl of what other schools
); f loing through loal associa
ions, anid iir'g-ed the patrons to
wganize as early as possible.
N r. H allum. the last speaker,
I his usual frank manner,
irged the patron.s to push for
ivard step by step until they re
lized a lew buildilling.
The spiaking conisioned the
Crealter part of the dav, but all'
onlld time to enUjoy a good old
-ashioned basket dinner. Jude
ng from the way in which
:hickens. pies, cakes. etc, dis
tppeared from the table. the
>hysical man f'asted t(.
In the afterlnol ice-creai
Ind lemonade were sold for tle
mnefit oT a school library. A
liev little snm w 1s riral izel, hnd
.,efore long the children anid
p)atrons) wvill be1 reanling somie of
the best b)ooks.
And( we say, by way of pa~reni
thesis, that in the near futuhre
these pa~trons wvill poin t, with
pride, to e1( of thie b~est one11
Leacher schoolu b I tildillgs in lIIck -
'ns count y. Crza
Farmers' Umion Warehouise.
In accordIance wit hI a resoln
tion miop hted by the Sonth Caro
lina Sta;ito' F'armers' Uni at
the aiinnial meeting held1 'n- CJo
lumibia, July 20-27, 1911, steps
have been taken to organize the
Farmers' Uniion WVarehouse Cio.
of South Carolina.
H. TV. Mor'rison,Mct'lellanville;
B. F. Keller, Cameron; Brliar
ris, Pendleton; Alfred Aldrich,
Barn well, members of the organ
iz/ation commnittee appointed at
the State Union meeting, miet in
the office ofthe secr'etary of the
State Farmers' Union and nu d(
formal apl~Iication to the secre
ar Iof stalte for comminissioni t
act as a board of corporators.
Tlhe capital stock of this c'or
porat ion will be $200,000. with
the pivi lege of inicreasing to
$500,000, with shares at the pa
value of $10 each.
The purposet of th a corporation
is to (do a general w~arehouse bu
siness, including the storing
and daling in cotton and other
An active campaign will soon
be commenced in each county
to raise the capital stock.
The Prodigal Daughter.
To the home of his father re
The prodigal, weary and worn,
Is greeted with joy and thanks
As when on his first nat.al
A "robe" and a "ring" is. his
The servants as suppliants4
He is clad in fine linen and
In return for his penitent bow.
But ah! for the prodigal daugh
Who has wander'd away from
. her home;
Her feet must still press the dark
And through the wild wilder
Alone, on the bleak, barren
The mountaills sodrepvnd
No hail is ontstretche(I in fonl
TPo wvelcome her. back to thl
But. thanks to the Shepherd,
St ill follows His sheep. though
T1he veakest, and e'en.the for
He bears in His bosoill away;
And- in the bright mansions of
'Which the blood of His sacri
There is room for the prodigal
As vell as the prodigal son.
A Joyful Reunion
'here 'was a family reunion
at Rev. R. 'W. Rice's last
Albout, 10 0('lock the crowd
began to gather around the old
home. It consiste(d of childrei,
grandchildren anod friends of the
father and mother. -
Here .we -.1iet. our old friend
P. G. Chapman. who ve were
iglad to st rike hanls with once
more in life.
W~ talked abouit mat ters ad
things until about l. o'clock,
when we not iced the goodl la
dies m'archiing toward1 the old1
sprinrg with baskets, where there
was a long table prepared in the
shadle of an old nmple ree.
Ini a short time everybodyv
was invited to $2ather around
the wvell-fuirnished'o table. A fter
thbanks bv liev. I). Ramiey, the
word as. "l';veryboidy- help
yourselves." Th'len we turnued
in and feasted oin good thinigs
A fter dinner song service and(
prayer by Rey. 8. A. Bryant.
Then Rev. I). Ramey gave an
interesting talk f'romi the 12th
chapter of Hebrews.
At the concliui of the ser
Vices we bade each other good
h)ve and retuirnedl to ouri homies'
May Godl bless the father' and
mother, together with thliir
childlren and1 grandchildren. is
0o11 prayer. 1"RIElNI'.
Arturti P. Uornumn son of the
lat.e Senator (lormaun, is a canl
dlidate for the I )emiocratie'11)1 no
inationl for governor of \la ry
Senator James B. Mc(rear'y,
the Decmocratic nominee for the
Kentucky governorship, filled
that offiee something like a gen
The Bumper Crop.
Of cor 'se, cotton cannot be
king in a ccuntry where we don't
like kings, but there is no ques
tion of its being )rime ministet
and first lord of the treasury
says the Baltimore Sun.
For many weary years while
the cotton producer has paid
xril)ute to the )ampered and pro
Lected manufacturer on every.
thing he used in the p)roductiorl
,nmd niarketing of his crop, he
has been sending into the world's
markets the article that has the
balance hf trade in his couintry's
Now he is )lanning to makt
that balance larger than ever
He planted this year 5 pIer
:ent. more land to cotton than
rie did last, and from the preseni
mitlook his cro) will reach the
tiupelindous total of 14.,425,00(
After supplying the hona11
nanmufacturers with all they car
-omu111e, he will eXI)ort aboul
0000,000 bales. wvhich wil
1ing back someth ing over $75),
00,000-a way up tovarl a bil
Civilizing te Indian.
'I'm folloving is from "TI
l f14 the Indian," a hook b
Dr. charles Alexander Eastman
iimself an Indian:
"1lng leforo I e ier heard 01
hbrist or saw a white man I haI
eartied from aln untutored wo
man the essence of morality.
"With the help of dear natur<
ierself she taught me thing
simpiile but of mighty import.
"I knew God;I perceived wha
Yoodtness is; I saw and love<
what is really beautiful.
'Civilization has not taugh
ne anything better.
"As a child I uiderstood hov
-o give; I have forgotten tha
trace siice I blecame civilized.
"I lived the natural life
lvhereas I now live the artificial
"Any pretty pebble was valu
bl)le to me theni, every growil4
hing an object of reverence.
"Now I worship with th<
xhite mnin before a painted land
;cape whose value is painted ih
"*'Th us the 1I1(liai is recon
4ructe(d, as the natural rock
Ure groilnd to powder and mad
nlto artificial blocks which mae
wP bul.t into the walls of moderi
Cotton Combinations. .
('ongress111an A iki'n, in) whos
lisijet are many v(ott on inill l
[mas se'condled 0 overnor . |kleas'
w'arnling as to thie (cotton miil
imergers. T[he nmergers wvill. ao
'ordingl, h. e viewedl with suis
picion,. if not with alarm, uni
hil weso See h'the'r thley ;mi'e batrn
ful or harmle'ss.
Me(anwvhile there is anlo the
iliovenment in) the ('ottonl wvoil
wvhich dlemiandls at tentiona, iti
stated that English mlanufa(
turers have investedl three ii
lion dollars in cotton landsi
Mississippi, the payment hav in
been made in gold, accordling t
Memphis dispatches. it has fo
some years b)eenl predlictedl the
the British spinnrs wold( col
elude to raise the'ir o)wn ('otto
E'Xpec'tinig to seciire the raw i11n
termIlieaper at. first hand1(, b
the 'niploynient of the mos
iiilpoVed ithods anid iaci i
i'y onl a large soil'. The colib
naIt ion of cottoni gro'(wers a fes
vear's ago( wAas a farelor iin' rno
ing theb sp)innersi' to this o'oneltr
TIhe cottonl farmiers havin
combined to secur me their pric
for their product, are not in
position to deny the cotton man
ufacturers the right to combine
either for the purpose of raising
cotton themselveF or for the pur
pose of buying it cheap.-Co- n
T# Sin of Omission. E
It isn't the thing you (o dear;
It's the thing you've left un
which gives you a bit of heart
At the setting of the sun.
The tender word forgotten,
The letter you (lid not write,
The flow'rs you m)light have sent,
Are your haunting ghosts to
For life is all too short,.dear,
And sorrow is all too great., s
To suffer our slow compassioi 0
That tarries until too late.
And it's not the thing you do,
It's the thing you leave unl
Which gives vou a bit. of heart
At the sett-ing of t he sun
These little acts of kindiiess, p
So easilv out of, mind.
T'hese chances to be angels
Whlichl evenl lmorials Ilnd ---- e
Thevy come inl night mad silence.f
l'ach child,repioachfuIl wvraith f
Whlteni hiope is faint alid laggiig.
A il a blight. has d()pe)d on I
F'or life is all too shoIt, dear,.
\1d sorov is all to() g-eatf,
To suffer our slow cottipassion V
That tarries mtil too late. 8
And it's not the thing you do, I
It's the thing you leave uin
I v hich giyes you a bit, of heart
At the setting of the sun. t
-Ela Wheeler Wilcox. I
Is There a Jointed Snake?
A woman writes to Collier's
Weekly inquiring if it he true
that the reptilt kingdom inchiudss I
the "jointed" or "'glass snake."
Tihe popular legemt ablout this
serpent is, that when it is cut
into two parts, alout the mid
(lie, the head, neck and front a
sectiol)s glide avay into the
hushes or the swam); theni later,
wlhen the ala rmt is over, this I
stune front (nd returns to thei
scene and colples up with the I
r Thel rehabil itatedI creaturIe is
thent as fit and sound as ever.
The edifor of (Collier's " passes
up"g t he inquliiry.
Il iesays hi( dloesn)'t kow anv.
thing about ift. andt~ that is prob)1
-Neither do we, al thouigh we
have be'en raISEd' in the region1
-said toi be thie nttive habit at. oft
-tis miarvel, but wVe thuik we i
(c(rtain pr'ocesses( no0w going on1 1
that mtay fling a strong light on (
A few we(eks ago the Uitedu
SStates supr~emeu court auimed' a
terrible blo0w at the Standard1 (Oil
T~'lhe efTeet of the f'all ofl the
K' 'ouirt' ax was"it to ISunderl(' the
0l'rust. in ni muerous places.
t purslme(e oif this a rfut fate
Sinito someI t hirit v or' forty parts.
If thei erulitor oft ( 'ollier's w~ill.
Y" keep ani ('v~e peele'hd fort IhE' doinigs
Sof Stamlardi ( )il for thlE next I wO
01r three y'ears, hi' mayi be abhle
-to rea'vsonl, fromt analo iiy. what' her
vii ot fd mere is si-hI a lig a
the jointedl snala-e.
Theiu Newv Yorkc W\orld,. by t he
wat.y, doe)4s not believeu in t he
S*oinlted' snaket. -( 'ohnihiai State.
1 Notwithstanding all this queer
- weaLthert cotton keeps right 011
The Human Equation
The accident of last Tuesday
iorning on the New York, New
[aven & Hartford road, at
|rldgeport, is spoken of as the
'orst that has taken place
i Nev England in half a dozen
edit or 01hre, and the worst on
iat particular road in half a
The New York, New 1-aven
Hartford is one of the best
Luipped of the well equipped
4ew England roads; with four
racks all the way froni New
Iork to Boston, and with every
iodern appliance for insuring
aifety. and with a roadbed that
; as near perfection as it is pos
ible to make it, while the cars
f this train were the best ia(e.
Why then should this superb
r-fitted train have left the track,
illing a dozen persons?
"The fatal accident which
esterlay strained the rnning
;cord of one of the great Amer
-an railroads was a part; of the
eavy toll the nation1 'rl y
VS to speed." says the Ni'v
'I'l I rain was lae. .114 Oh
nginer-who paid vil I his life.
()r the r-isk -i isteavd ()f (crossiicg
rmi tle secind ti) the fouth111
rack at I lIe stfiul a tv I speed of
5 niiles per hour, 4ook Ile cross
ve'r' at mit iles per hourii,
"With all the iiproviiemits
it construl(ctionl aIl equipment
feetedin the last, t.w( 4 decades ,
ays the World, "'it, remains to
le sho wni tihat a coriespon(fing
:ain of safety to the iassenger
,as not been secured."
'"l'here is," says the ping
ield Republican, "no finer roal
)d in the coiuitry or the worlA
hanl is to be foiiund ()n this se
ion of the New 1-aven liies; no
ailroad better equipped or mlior'e
arefully managed-but, it, all
omnes to nothing for the saftety
>f the traveler as against that
ndividual carelessness or neglect
n the operation of tri'ains vh ich
rl'ops out no\w and then inl spite
>f all that canil he done. Th'le
-allroads of the country thir
vise have been making large
rogress toward'(l absolute perfee..
;ion inl safety of travel, but at
his point of the hiuniiaum e(upationl
i train operia.il t hey still stunmu
fle, and so) it 11111t. be appar.
liceiii is safer thuan flue brain
)fackl of it, ma if t hat
>r'ainl be qverw~orked'(, ini ani
w\erworhIked body , dlisasteor imy,
ssu'rt~s that. he hadl b(een en lled
i t liat. dlay to) do( 1 hours' wor'k
n 2-1. aiud that. is just mor l.han
)Ody' w,,ill stanLud-julst tw.ice as
nachb as they ouight to stauinl. -
I)r'. J. W'. linbcock, fthe is
,iniguiishedl physiciani and pel
agrai spec'(ial ist, of' Cohmuibia. ini
L very ricent fl y publ41ish ed talk,
'xpriesses fthe opn)hion that a
wave oif pellagra is swveeping
iveri f he Sout h~erni states."' I)r'.
lsabr'ock is anm authority on the
umject and~ is gi vinig the dlread
lisease his enef'ul attention, and
Ifromi his plointf of view thie mal
mily is spre(ading at an alar'ming
raule aiu I tb ireat ens the entire
ii' appears to4 klow jusft what
4(ellagra is, why it. is, or wa
(4 do t o c'hieck its ravages.
( )i Sep t.I I i'h vo ters. o)f
ion of rep)ealin~g the constitu-.
ioonal amlenmient pr'oviding for
~tate-wide( prohibition. The
riendmient has been in force
For '27 years.