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Many people got all theirpauccess
If you want a nice fry of fresh fish,
drop your hook in the Keowee,
II. A. Richey, Jr., of Clemson Col
lege, was in Pickens last Sabbath.
Rev. L. T. Weldon was in attend
ance upon the court last Tuesday.
0. T. Martin, editor of the Demo
crat, is on the grand jury for 1894.
One little baby with a shrill voice
and a sweet face attended court last
L. P. Orr will soon move to the
W. It. Kay house, near the Method
The judge that writes his name
With-er-spoon is presiding at this
term of the court.
Miss Grace, daughter of Sheriff
McDaniel, of Pickens, is visiting re
latious in Greenville.
A gun shot on the streets last Mon
day came near causing a stampede
from the court house.
The guano'wagons and the melting
a now last week combined tore the
roads up in many places.
Willie. Miller, a son of Irvin Miller,
who has been in Asheville for two
years, returned home a few days ago.
The jurors, court officers and trial
justices should file this copy of THE
SENTiNEL away for future reference.
L. T. Weldon met his regular ap.
pointment at Liberty. last Sabbath
and preached an interesting sermon.
Rev. Joe E Foster -preached an
interesting and instructive sermon at
Secona last Sabbath, on the divinity
Mrs. J. B. Clyde, of Easley, isase
.riously ill, and grave apprehensiois
as to the result were expressed last
W. A. Hamilton, who is on the petit
jury, managed to get himself objected
to on accomnt of his suflering with the
The Union Times has changed its
name to Union Sentinel without being
married. It now belongs to a joint
Messrs. R. A. Thompson, of Wal.
hAlla, and Nlaj. E. B. Murray, of An.
derson, were in attendance upon the
court last Tuesday.
Dr. J. F. Williams has moved into
the new house on Lewis street, oppo
site the Methodist church, recently
erected by Mr. W. H. Ashmore.
Mrs. Mamie Bolt is quite sick with
pneumonia. Her mother, Mrs. Mor
gan, is also ill. Mrs. It. A. Bowen
went down to see. them last monday.
Jessie James, the eighteen months
old child of Mr. und Mrs. C. H. Bil.
Jingsley, died on Friday. March 2d,
zafter a severe illness of three weeks.
Evangelist R G. Pearson held a
.meeting in Abbeville last week. His
preachi ng never b~ecomnes cornmon
acand the people flock to hear
The five to eight feet snow men
tioned in THE SEwNRL last week was
in the road between the Pickehes cross
ing and Mr. J. E. Robinson's. It is
not' all melted yet.
The' Pickens Minstrels have again
reorganized, and will give a perfo~rm
anice in the old Court House, next
Friday evening, March 9th that will
eclipse all former efforts.
-The patf-ons of Martin School Dis
trict, No. 40 are requested to meet
at Mack Martin's, on Saturday, March
10, at 4 o'clock, as there is business
- f importance that demands your
"Zade Cox left 22d ult. for Wash.
ington, where he is to get a po~sition
in the government printing qflice.
His mnany frienas wish him succeed."
-People's Journal. He would doubt
less prefer on orange to a seed.
spencer Stegall, who lives near
Westminster, came over to Ensley
Iast Friday, on a visit to relatives anid
friends "in that vicinity. He is the
grandfiither of Bud Mloore, who is to
be tried this week for killing Henry
Oates in self defense.
A witness, a colgred woman, said a
certain thing, happened at twenty
minutes to seven o'clock. Tlhe solici
tor seemed to doubt it and enqumired
for some corroborating circumstances
She became indignant and said: "If
it's a lie the clock tol' it."
Solicitor Ansel and Zeter Lawrence
had it up and down "just aboumt dark."
"What do you mean by just about
dark, was it. dusky dark' or good
(lark?" said the solicitor. "It was
just about dark;" said Zetar', and the
solicitor quit "just ab out dark."
R1ev. G. R. Schaffer filled his ap
pointmnent at the Methodist church
Iast Sabbath, and faithfully and
earnestly impressed the im portanit
.lesson of the proper use of one's
talents. A collectioni was taken for
missions, amounting to nearly $20 00.
In the. afternoon he preached at
Major WVhitner Syrmnes, who was
sentenced to three years in the peni
tentiary without hard labor, for kill
ing WV. F?. Gary, anticipatedI the rem.
ititur from the Supreme Court, affirm
ing the judgement on the circuit, and
went down to Columbia last Saturday.
He .telegraphed Pickens on Wednes
day for his credentials.
Judge J1. H. Newton is State agent
for an enterprising publishing com-~
pany, and is traveling the State push
. ng the work. Traveling is not an
experiment with him, m's he was once a
,successful commercial tourist. When
the local agencies are rnranned it is
probable that he will make Eis head.
Willington A. Mcrakin wer
down to Atlanta last week on bus
The mass-ineeting elected T. C
10binson a delegate with instruction
to vote for an early convention. -
Oconee county has the money t
pay the jurors and witnesses spc
cash for attendance upon the courts.
On the 1st inst. Mr. Willis Star
sell died at his home in the northeri
part of the county, aged eighty fou
Just as we go to press, we receiv
the sad'intelligence of the death o
Mrs. Mamie Blt, which occurred a
W. A. Hudson, of Greenville and
T. W. Davis, of Atlanta, are pushing
the interests of the Farmer'a Insur
ance Company in the numerous coun
ties of Georgia.
The Chester Bulletin says: " Some
of the dispensary advocates are sc
deeply in love with the law that they
actually go round and try to pers dc
men to patronize the State barroo 's.'
Mr. F. V. Clayton's. health 'was not
good enough for him to attend at this
term of the court, although his busi
ness required his attendance. It is
hoped that a liberal use of turnip
greens will set him right again.
On the let inst. one Powell was
round dead near Westminster. His
jug was near by him, but the poor
fellow did not live to appropriate all
)f its contents. The -coroner was
aotified. The death was thought to
iave been caused by exposure.
Mr. William D. Lesley qpd Miss
Daisy Verner were happily United in
narriage at the residence of the
bride's parent's, Mr. and Mrs. L. H.
Verner, of Retreat, S. C., on Wednes.
lay evening, February 28th, 1894,
Rev. Newton Smith officiating. Mr.
Lesley is a native of Abbeville county.
Col. w. E. A ilborn was in attend.
%nee upon the Walhalla court. ie
;till enjoys flue health, and ats ready
ws ever with reminicenses of the good
)ld days. J. T. Singleton, formerly
)f this county, is a constable in the
>ourt, and Hon. J. U. Alexauder was
)n the petit jury. Mr. Bennett Uill,
)f Keowee was on the Grand jury.
" We couldn't think of anything
else to do at the club the other night,
io we took a secret ballot to decide
who was the smartest man in the
yrowd, who was the laziest, and who
was the stingiest. Brown was voted
he stingiest and Jones the laziest.'
' Who was the sinurLest ?" " That
wasn't decidied. Every mati voted lor
The last Legislature appropriated
85,0v0 as an artificial hib Iund. Tihe
tun1 will be distibuted in the usual
manner, throughi the clerks of Lht
courts, and there will be no changt
except that those entitled to the ben
etits of the appropriation, who did nol
receive their quota last year, will b
given preierenco this 3ea above
Ev'ery candidate for office fron
Senator down to trial justice will be
requiredl to declare his position on thi
court house question in Uconee, and
on the new countj question in A bbe.
ville. These questions in Oconee ami
A bbeville Nill go a long way towath
obliterating Tilainan and Anti-Tillman
lines. The big troubles always swal
low the little ones.
Mrs. Winchester, the mother of
DanJiel Winchester, died at her home
last week at a ripe 0o(d ahe. WVhen
she heard of. the sudden and painless
death of Daniel Baldwin, an account
of which was published on the 25tl1
ult., she said that was just the way
she wanted to go. She wvas in hei
usual good health. In a few days
after having taken a hearty meal she
returned to the sitting room and tool
her accustorged place in an easy'chair
where she wvas soon found with he,
eyes closed in death. She wvas
good woman, and loved by all wh<
A communication from Bright Gil
strap, dated 24th February, at Green
yille, Texas says it was snowing that
day. lie wants to know how Tug~
Hester is getting on with the mail
and what has become of Uncle Mike
and wvhether we have a new postoffiei
at Pickeins. Provided THE SENTINEl
had not flopped over to Tillmnan, 114
wanted a copyr sent to) his addresm
during the year We put him on
the list and require hirp to take all
thme risk of a flop. Bright's mnan~
friends will be glad to know that his
health has much improved since he
went to Texas.
The WValhalla court went right e n
with busimjess last week, despite the
smow andl mud. Very few of ti e
jur nrs and witnesses were absent.
Solicitor Ansel bagged much game.
Muse Emmerson, white, was con victed
of stealing a still,-and sentenced tt
one year in Lhe penitentiary Andrev
Ramey, a white man from the Georgi'
eide, was convicted of stealing a hog,
and received the same sentence. Thei
civil docket was much crowded, and
as the criminal b)us.ineCss occupied
three days, not much imipression wil
made on the c)iliommo pleas business
The foremen of the two juries collect
ed about $5 00 each on; verdictfl.
The handwvritin)g on the wall i
plamn--the mills must come' to th<
cotton., The Sun',; cotton report, put
lished h to day's Registqr; chronicle
the fact that six cottonm mills in th
New England States will be remove<
to) the South. While many mills i
the North have been closed down; c
running on less, than full ti ne durn
the past year, the mills oi the Souti
have been bowling along as usual
TheQ reports of cuts in the wages c
operatives have also been confined t
Northern mills. These things hav
o >enedl the eyes of the owners o
N orthern mills and they are begin
ning to see that the South has man'
advantages over the North in th
manufacturo of cotton. Those whi
are wise are preparing to move t<
To~ gM :1. - -Al' ' useful
The United States produces 85 per
cent. of all the lead of the world.
Fifty-sjx of the huadred medical
missionaries in China ire women.
You cannot keep your opportunities
in pigeonholes.-Galveston News.
The first iron foundry was at Lynn,
Mass.; the first coppor works at
r The Jewish scribes were the law
yers, registers and notaries public of
13 their nation.
f Zoologists say that all known spe.
t cies of wild animals are gradually di
minishing in size.
j It is stated by authorities in naval
architecture that a steel vessel car
carry 20 per cent more than an iron
More women than men go blind in
Sweeden, Norway and Ireland; more
men than women in the rest of Europe
and the United States.
Cremation is increasing inpopularity
in Paris, and the crematorium erected
at Ithe cemetery of Pere )a Chaise has
already been found too small.
The Washington Star states on
authority that during the last year the
postmasters of this country handled
nearly 4,000,000,000 stamped pioces
The most destru'etive epidemic that
has ever been was the " Black Death,"
which appeared in the fourteenth cen
tury, and is said to have detroyed 70,
The Chebra Bias Torah Losias
Cyver, for the purpose of educating
Hebrew children in the Hebrew lan
guage without compensation or re
numeration, has been incorporated at
A family wrote to the secretary of a
poor .fund, at Belding, Mich., the other
day, inclosing a list of articles they
needed. Among the eatables asked
for were a can of oysters and two
quarts of cranberries.
An English officer named Harring
ton, in India, discovered a working
telephone between the two temples at
Pauj, about a mile apart. The sys
ten is said to have been in operation
at Pauj for over 2,000 years.
If thou desirest ease in this life,
keep thy secrets undisclosed, like the
modest rosebud. Take warning from
that lovely flower which, by expanding
its hitherto hidden beauties, when in
full bloom gives its leaves and its
happinebs to the wmnds.-State.
Who Will Seattle It?
How much is Leavenworth?
How fast does Chicaro ?
Who is it Council Bluff's?
And who laid Buffalo ?
Oh, whom does Syracunec?
What sad uight has Racine?
Why throw that Little Rock ?
Who painted Bawling Green ?
-Kansas City Journal.
How Heavy is Washinton?
How can we Savannah ? News.
Who knows that New OrIcans ?
Who was it Idaho ?
Whecrebouts did Portlantd?.
Who assa)3 ed Baltimore ?..
--The Tranasyl va nia Hlustier.
Who does not like our Pickens ?
A Newr'Sehool Ieos..
The subscriber requests his patrona
and all friends of the cause of educa
tion in this com-nunity and the sur
rounding neigh t-crhood to meet at the
School House on Saturday, 17th inst.,
at 10 o'clock a. m.
The object of this meeting is to
taike some action in regard to build.
iug a new school house. *
,J. 0. H ANLON,
Principal, Pickens High School.
The game law as frequently
amended now stands as follows: It
shall niot be lawful for any person in
this State, between the first (lay of
April and the 1st day of November in
anty year hereafter, to catch, kill or
injure or to pursue with such intent,
or to sell or expose for sale, any wvild
turkey, partridge, quail, woodcock or
p lheasant ; or between the 1st day of
March and the 1st day of August,
tany dove ; or at any time during the
year to catch, kill or injure, or to pur
sue with such intent by fire light any
of the birds named in this section.
PRICE 5o CENTS PER BOTTE..
018 G VALUASLE IUFSIUATISN FiEE.
L. C. TuonNI.Ey,
LIVERY, FEED and
1 EXCI[ANGE STABLES,
r EASLEY A ND)PICK ENS, a C.
Carriages, liuggles and Saddle Horses at Rea
sonablo Itates. Your Patronage Solicited.
The railroad has not yet come to Pickens, bu
P iickens is in speaking dishtunee of the railroad
If you are in Easley or Pickerns and wish to
talk to anyone in the other town, just stop to
a the "phone" andl call the one you want.
Telegrams promaptily tratnstitlted and correct
ness guaaranlteed. A il messages for P'ickens and
v iinity promPily delivered.
For One's Price.
BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT
IKE ATLANTA WEEKLY
We are enabled to offer it with THE
SENTINEL for one year for $I.50, club.
bing subscriptions to be sent to this olliee
md acconpauied by cash.
LIBERAL PRIZE OFFERS
Every subscriber to this remarkable club. tI
bing proposition is entitled to enter TWO
PRIZE CONTESTS, sending his guesses
$1,000 Cotton Crop Contest
In which thereare FOUR PRIZES offered
for the NEAR'ST ESTIMATEA of the
size of the cotton crop of 1893.4, now be
ing marketed, and award to be made as
80o1m as the New Orleans Cotton Exchange
announces the official crop flanres. $4l00
IN GOLD for nearest guess to the Crop,
$200 prize for second, $200 prize for third,
.5100 fur fourth, $100 tfsr fifth.
Crops for recent years' hiavc been as
follows: In 1888, 7,917,707 bales; In 1889,
(;,935,082; in 1890, 7,313,726; in 1891,
8,655,8; in 1893, 0,700,36'>.
In addition to the above every clubbing
subscriber can enter our combination
MEll1 WOR QNill
FOR FEBIRUAIRY, el
Supply the missing word in the ui
following sentence: t
We fimd a serious crror in
the navy of to-day to bc the
..........height of our cruisers.
ONE FOURTH'I of the not sub
script ion receipts of those en terinig
this content will be divided among
those who supply the correct word in
the blan11k in the above senttence.
Thus, if there rre $5,000, one fourth
wouIld be $1,250. If ten supply the
correct word, each would receive $125,
if 100, each $12.50, &c.
Both of the above contests fr(e
and inaddition to
For the Price of One.
Has a circulation of 150,000, an-1 is
THiE PEOPLE'S PAP~ER. It fa.
vor's Tariff Reform, an Indlividlual |
Income Tax, and the Expansion of
the Currency to a degree sufficient to i
meet the legitimate business demands 6
of the country.
It covers the news of the world
every week, having news correspond
ents in all the news centres of the
We offer you T HlE PICK
ENS SENTINEL andl TilE
CONSTITUTION for $1.50
To begin wi
trade and pr<
have never ha4
counts. We ;
can for them tl
been in some i
to come forwa:
your help, and
and give your .
We have so
Coffee and Fk
Plows, Plow S
Tools. \Ve ha
will sell them a
Come to see u
Now for Irish Potatoes, On
ms and Garden Seeds, Flow
r Seeds, Garden Hoes and
takes, Elbow Grease and
'im. That's the way to "git
Ladies call in and see our
lew lot of Baskets, Willow,
Aunch,. Market, Fruit, Vegeta
>le, Hamper, Feed and Fancy
Hat Racks, Coat and Hat
-looks, Trunks, Satchels, and
dl kinds of house keeping
goodls and useful articles,
Call in and look at our goods.
N~. T. MceFA LL.
Notice is hereby given that te
tolicies of the F~ariners' Mutual Fire
tsuranice Association will ntot take
Tect until the 1st (day of Maty next.
lie delay is caused by sickniess and
tifavorable weather for the agents
> canvasstfl the coutvt.
J. M. STEWART, President.
Caveats, and Trade-Marks obtained, and all Pat
ent business conducted for MotEnaTE Fres.
and we cn secue ae n in less limo hat tose
remote from Wash ngton.
Send model, drawing or photo., with descrip
tion. We advise, if patentable ot not, frce of
charge. Our fee not due till patent is secured.
A PAMPHLEtT, "How to Obtain Patents,' with#
cost of same In the U. S. and foreign countries
sent free. Address,
OPP. PATr.NT OFricE. WASHINGTON, D. C.
Sold An Pcent diseverywh by
ma(1'3 l. iste iy tot1ae
sisND YOlt rONlsan addes d
boeo l e rt en ofond or unnedr
'idino s Wn c ftis. sk No CkswCs t
tooN uouREADg. to is thbse rge n w eey pub
ned in pte outh-tixteenn hirgowiaese . e le
pedy tten sn ull aed ariulaisd Inpoui
Sold ner Pieen a p find orwhee bnd
ou rellpronsibce Drthubggst abst.es
good rN o or y e(~ VNNars, and aid one candu
lia t fi tGtunElale yu Pait cos o ii~nly
enat pe ai n, in ratt, or oti4.50. igt i fcjy or i
itc allonat rtubs. Clrdr e. W l
or~~t yeArs it IT. Send li s~trg at n~ ypubo
aple nd fullygte tp andrtfi l eaie. i o
AV iuvrmEIIasi opofing for ., n
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OUNCEMENT FOR 1
th, we want to thank our friends ft
>mpt settlements during the past
I better collections. There seems
g the' most of our customers to s,
ippreciate such trade, and propose
us year. The few who have stood
vay hindered from lpaying us, Sv<
rd at once and do their best for u
you may need ours later. Pay us
'lote for the balance.
me Bargains to offer in Groceric
>r to be had any where. A full
tocks, Plow Gear, Hoes and oth
ve b6ught these goods lower the
ccordingly. Lots of corn and seed
Anid stop grov
No wondiear yo
UIame Yeou Asa a
No? Well, peo
it buIamsIes ana
sveens hard to V4
Call and get oi
Past sitn adbd Inn
will soous pass
The Hest Shoesa for
the LeaptL Money3.
PICIKENS, S. C.
are the B
We have i
on1i4)ns 2 to
One Hundred Brewste
.The BEST and
Ever Offered in
We amke the
One and Two Hoi
Why buy Cheap Western Wagons when
thmat will out hI
*ratronmize HOME IND)US'l'lfY.
H. C. MA
>r their liberal
to be a dis
ttle there ac
to do all we
back, or have
, again urge
s' We need
what you can
s. Thle Best
.n usual and
oats for sale.
UCE & CO.
vl1g abont hard tianes.
it thimak tinnex are hard.
dd Ina THIE NENTINEL?
pie dona't knmow you are
I that in the reasona timamen
[1U w1IIte otlaers prosper.
ior rates on advertising.
Time MeSatiasel, and await
Iard tisnes 5with you
ottom Waterproof. Best Shnc sold at the price,
and :;9.50 Press hoe
jun Cl'lm N tikCostlifg ironm $6 toP
* doek 'e StA os.
$2.50, and $2 Shoes, :
Uncqunlled at the price.
Boys *2't 61.75 School Shoes
Ar t" li~t tr Survice.
$3, $2.50 $2, $1.75
Bet DOugolas Stygih, Persl
cr fhin tne world. All ttyca.
Insist upon having W. L.
LOU, Shoes. N
gue flest applctiono
~eds ever brought te
LTERt MELLON. Wc
la Seed that will rals4
3 pounds the first year
REENVILLE, S. C.,
r Spring Buggies