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I 50EAM NUWST IEL
This (Wednesday) is oil mill day at
Last Monday the -id court house
ralped its hat to the new.
Mrs. . P. Bruce has been quite
sigk for the past ten derys.
Cashier W. 0. Smith had to excuse
* hiasself from businces last Monday.
0. W. Bowen has been appointed
tU the ofice of general deputy mar
- Mrs. Eliza *. Hunter. of Pendh'
ton, has been juite feeble for several
Several faithful side-walk hands
were conspicuous by their absence
The bridge on the Liberty road
near the Parkins place, needs mend
ing with a new one.
The West End had three or four
imes as much rain last Mlonday as
the other portion of Pickens.
The singing school had an auspici.
ous beginning last Monday. Prof.
J. M. Looper has an interesting class.
Jeff Moon and his crowd worked
out the section of the Liberty road
between Rices and Wolf Oreeks, last
There should be some mutual ar
rangement among the denominations
to have public worship in Pickens on
each second Sabbath.
Last Saturday Col. Hagood's office
fupsture was moved from the old
rt, house to the. Folger building
near the Hotel de Thornley.
The infant daughter of Rev. John
T. McBryde died last Friday. He
has the deepest sympathy of many
warm friends in this sad bereavement
"Wheat-straw will be wheat-straw
Ihis summer," as the old negro said
about shucks. It appears now that
the crops will be short, shorter,
Rev. J. 0. C. Newton, of Kobe, Ja
pan, is in attendance, as a delegate,
upon the Memphis Conference. He
will visit relatives and friends in this
county before his return.
On the 9th inst. Mrs. Jane Smith,
the postmaster at Liberty, was mar.
ri4 to J. S. Smith, the liveryman.
Th ceremony was performed by Rev.
J. T. McBride, at Pendleton. No
cards, and no 'kin.
The Clemson boys had a fine ride
to Rock Hill. to witness the laying of
of the corner stone of the establish
ment which is to be Clemson's little
sister. It also will be guaranteed to
have an India rubber liver and elec
Christopher Jones and John Lesley
got into a fight last Thursday, at
Richard Rosmond's shop, and Jones
smote Lesley on the ear with bin
teeth and nearly cut off the lower
lobe thereof. And Lesley's blood
was qpon his own shoulder, and his
father's name is Dennis.
The district school mass-meeting,
4at Easley last Monday, was very
much ini the notion of a healthy school
tax. Re,: J. RL. Riley, D. D)., was
chosen chairman, and the crowd was
highly pleased with the courteous
manner in which he presided; The
meeting adjourned to meet next Mon
Very appropriate and touching
* memorial services were held in the
Wathalla Baptist church, on the first
Sabbath in this month, in honor of
the late pastor, Rev. R. W. Seymore.
Members of other denominations par
ticipated, and a representative of each
pronounced eulogies on the life and
Scharacter of the deceased.
Mrs. W. A. Smith died at her home
at Pelzer last Monday morning. She
was about forty years of age. She
leaves 'a husband and several children,
to mourn their loss. Her remaine
were interred last Tuesday at the Z.
Smith bahrying ground, the funeral
being conducted by Rev. (3. RL. Shaf
for. W. A. Smith is quite ill.
The case of the State vs. R. M.
Griffin for violation of labor contract
with Mrs. E. A. Brown was heard
last Saturday by Trial Justice Stew
art. The defendant wa acqui$ed,
He was inidicted under the law made
for the "protection of laborers," but
it was not on that ground that he es.
caped. The contract was insufficient
to anstain a prosecution.
Jeremiah Looper makes claim to
the most gentle and sensible cow in
Vthe burg. He tells a well vouched
story of how it deliberately walked
Into the kitchen during the Apri:
snow, and quietly stood by the stove
until Mrs. Looper . did the milking
and then walked out and back to the
Jot. The cow is a Devon-Jersey, ani
. a fine specimen of beauty among the
bovine species. -
Build up and pull downi Thore
was a strike in ?ickens last Monda3
A crowd of hands employed by Col
Hollingsworth struck the old cour
'eause and down it goes, before a
could have its picture taken. Th<
Inside works are not the veeture, bu
thaey are being taken out and careful
lyp folded together. 'ihis lumber was
cut by a sash saw and put in the
Piekens District court house wheni
was first built on the Keowee
Enough interesting history could b<
written about the Judge's stand an<
-those old benches to fill the Koran~
But they will go in a court house n<
1sore, It Is nothing short of poeti,
joustice that a lawyer should have th<
jo of tearing It away. The man,
pieces will find their respective Ara
rat., and perhaps some of them wil
become dumb witnesses to love in
cottage, as they have been to the he
tred and malice engendered by leg.
strife. So endeth chapter the second
The county will please sing some fa
J. H. 0. McDaniel bad a severe
brash last week, but he was soon out
The pot office has temporary shel
ter on the 'frst floor of the aic5Oi
Rev. J. J. Beck, of Bowman, Ga.,
will preach -in the Baptist Chureb
Mrs. Mary 9u GAston, of Dun.
cans, Spart4ibU 0ouityj is visiting
relatives at Liberty. She is one
cheerful and happy woman whom
everybody is delighted to see.
Col. C. L. Hollingswotth is in the
stock business to stay. Diversified
lands call for diversied crops, 'and
stock raising, well managed, will make
broom sage and Tom Bell pay divi.
Frank and his little brother, sons
of John T. Boggs, cast 6their nel on
the other side of the Davis Branch,
this side of Liberty, one day last
week, and captured a prodigious eel,
neasuring more thaa thirty inches.
There is a woman in Sitka known
as Princess Tom, who is very rich,
She at one time had three husbands,
but has become Christianized and has
discharged two. -She is an extensive
trader, is known all over Alaska and
wears on her arms thirty gold bracelets
made of $20 gold pieces.
"Old Gilbert" is a horse thirty-seven
years old, owned by a resident of
Owensboro, Ky., which is the posses.
sor'of a competence which enables
him to live without labor. His late
owner, Mrs. Fannie Sharp, left a fund
of $500 and stipulated that the old
hotse was to be well fed and groomed
for the remainder of his life.
Senator Irby has been absent from
his post of duty in Washington f&r
the last two weeks. Will the Head
light please inform us what the mat
ter is this time? Is he running from
Coxey's army or dodging a vote on
the tariff bill. An admiring constitu
ency is growing weaty with waiting
for him to give them relief. His or
gan should keep us posted.-Cotton
Col. A. B. Andrews, General Agent
of the Receivers of the Richmond
and Danville Railroad Company, came
to Walhalla in his special car on
Tuesday to pay to A. P. Crisp, Coun
ty Treasurer, the arrears of taxes
due for the past three fiscal years on
this railroad in Oconee county. He
paid $8,338.07 for State, county and
school purposes. The taxes on the
Blue Ridge Division will be paid in
about two weeks.-Keowee Courier.
Mr. D. P. Duncan was at the Capi
tol yesterday, in consultation with
the members of the South Carolina
congressional delegation. Mr. Dun
can is one of the State railway com
missioners of South Carolina, and re
sides at Spartanburg. It is under.
stood tbat he will be a candidate for
the seat in the House now held by
Representative Shell, the latter having
announced his determination not to
seek a' renomination.- -Washington
Post, May 10.
On the 10th inst. B. F. Dacus, near
Williameton, held the fort against
the revenue officials, who undertook
to make him a prisoner. Ther# were
three of them and one of him, till he
was reinforced by his son and daugh
ter. The officers .were armed with
guns and pistols; Dacus with agricul
tural implements He is said to have
mauled them with plow-stocks and
swingletrees,and his da'ughter clubbed
one. The officials were actually dis
armed and ingloriously fled; unhon
ored, unsung, but terribly shot at
with their own weaponis
There was a light shower last Sab.
bath between 1 and 3 o'clock on the
south side of Pickens. Ransom Dur
ham tells us that the hardest rain of
the season fell on his farm where in a
short time the water above his ter
races was deep enough to swim a dog.
His near neighbor, E. J. Prince, sayve
the heaviest rain of the season fell at
his house. Tbe farm of G. W. Dorr
and that of many others up Rice's
creek were badly washed, and some
damage was done on the farm of B.
F. Lesley. The rain was very light
about Senator O'Dell's, but from
there to Saluda River, it was a regq
The celebrated case of Miss Sadie
M. Means is to come up before the
General Assembly of the Presbyteri
an church which meets at Nashville
next Thursday. It will be remem
bered that the South Carolina Synod
reversed the decision of the Charles
ton Presbytery and suzstained Miss
Means. Rev. G. A. Blackburn and
F. L. Leoper on the part of the Pres.
bytery will make the appeal, holding
that the Synod's action was unconsti
tutional and contrary to the evidence,
that new evidence was allowed to he
introduced and because work, as ari
avocation in a telephone office on the
Sabbath, is a disciplinable offense.
The case is sure to excite interest all
over the country.-Columbia Journal,
Present: Commissioners 0. P. Fiold
chairman, and E. E. Perry. J. W
Lawrence detained at home on accoun
of sickness. *Minutes of last meetini
Tlestimony was heard on the petitior
for a road from Lawrence's Ford t<
Fort Hill. A. J. B~oggs, J. W. Coch
ran, J. H. Payne, 0. A. Holcombe an<
W. N. Cochran testified for the road
IThe petition was granted. Specia
commissioners to mark it off: J W
Lawrence, 0. A. Holcombo and J. M
Cochran; to report at next meeting
aTestimony was -heard on petitioi
for a change in the road near He tr'
Hadden's. Joseph Looper and J. 13
Looper testified in regard to the
change, which was ordered; and E. E~
Perry, J. B. Looper aind Joe Looper
Jr., were appointed to lay it off.
.Testimony was then heard on thb
-Dacusville and Jesse Crenashaw road
W. B. Jnes, A. K Eders v. ?LI R:..
don, W. B. Hendricks and Matthe
Hendricks testified in favor of th
change; J. M. Looper, T. A. Willian
s.M. Looper and James Barnetl
against. It was ordered that E. E
Perry, 0. P. Field and M. Hendricki
be appointed special commissionern
to go over the route, examine the
same and report their conclusions a
the next regular meeting.
Petition to send Thomas and Poll3
Crenshaw and Tabitha Bates to th4
poor house was granted.
The baserent of the court housq
was ordered to be cleansed.
Ordered that if T. R. Price faili
and refuses to move the lumber of
the court house lot that suit be com
menced against him.
Pdtitions were filed as follows: Foi
a road beginning near A. B. Kay'
mills, thence by B. Hughey's and W
D. Massengill's to Croswell schoo
house and to public road at Garrison'
field.-Notices sent. To be heard a!
June meeting. Road from J. H. Am
bler's to Margaret Eden's, beginning
at James Massengale's, on Ambler'
land, by W. H. Rigdon, to intersecl
with Pumpkintown Road at Margare
Erlen's.-To be heard at June meet
ing. Change on road from Andersor
line to Five Forks, by Carmel church
-To be heard in June.
A Housohold Treasure.
D. W. Fuller, of Canajoharie, N. Y
says that he always keeps Dr. King'
New Discovery in the house, and hi
family has always found the very bes
results follow its use; that be wouk
not be without it if procurable. 0. A
Dykeman, druggist, Catskill, N. Y.
says that Dr. King's Now Discover,
is undouletedly the best cough reme
dy; that he has nsed it in his fanil
for eight years, and it has never faile<
to do all that is claimed for it. Whi
not try a remedy so long tried an(
tested? Trial bottles free at McFall's
Regular size 50c. and $1.
Death of a Centenarian,
Miss Julia Stanton died at th
bomb of Mr. Cooper, in Brushy Creel
township, Anderson county, yesterdaZ
and will be buried at the old Douthi
burying ground today at 1 o'clock
Miss Stanton had lived to the remark
able age of 105 years. Her deat
was the result of an accidental fall
in which her leg was broken, nin
weeks ago.-Greenville News.
All persons interested in the publi
schools.of Bethlehem School Distric
are notified to attend an election t<
be held on the question of levying i
special tax for school purposes at thi
bridge on Shoal Branch, one-hal
mile north of E. Smith Griffin's mill
on Saturday the 26th instant, at 3 p
M. E. S-IT11 GRIFFIN,
Sec'ry of Board.
"Ten people out of a dozen are it
valids," says a recent medical autho
ity. At least eight out of these tei
it is safe to allow, are suffering fror
some form of blood disease, wvhich
persistent use of Ayer's Sarsaparill
would be sure to cure. Then, don
be an invalid.
Insect Powder cleans out bed bugs
moths, flesB, flies and all insects. 15c
There is no excuse for any man t<n
appear in society with a grizzly boar<
since the introduction of Bucking
ham's Dye, which colors natura
brown or black.
All who are inte rested in the pul:
lie schools of Wolf Creek District ar
requested to meet the trustees at Se
cona Bridge on Twelve Mile on Sal
urday the 19th instant, at 3 p. mn., t
consider the matter of levying an ey
tra tax for school purposes. Tak
due notice and govern youraelves at
cordingly. By order of the Board
W. B. ALLGOOD, Ch'n.
line fat mackeral, three for 25c. a
All persons are warned not to trad
for note made to me by F. 0. Parsona
for $43.00. Said note has been filche
from me. JOE JONES.
April 24, 1894.
Finest Line of Canned Peache
and Tlomnatoes at Morris's.
RUN DOWN WITH
-. Almost in Despair
'For fifteen years, I was a great suf
ferer from indigestion in its worst forms. 0
I tested the skil of many doctors, but o
grew worse and worse, until I became 0
so weak I eould net walk fifty yards
without having to sit dewn and rest. My
stomach, liver, and heart became affect-O
ad, and I thought I would surely die. I 0
tried Ayer's Pills and they helped me o
right away. I continumed their use andC
am no ntrl well. I don't' know of 0
antigthat will so quickly relieve 0
-and eure the terrible suffering of dlys- O
pepsia as Ayer's Pills.".-Join C. o
PRITCHAnD, Brodie, Warren Ce., N. C.
Received Highest Awards o
A THE WORLD'S FAIRl o
Kansas City Dried Beef 10 con
per lb. at Morris's.
For One's Price.
BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT
THE ATLANTA WELKLY
We are enabled to offer it with THE
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In:which there are FOUR PRIZES offered
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$200 prize for second, $200 prize for third,
$100 for fourth, $100 for fifth.
Crops for recent years have boen as
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In addition to the above every clubbig
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We offer you THE PICK..
ENS SENTINEL and THlE
CONST ITUTION for $1.501
IF YOU WANT TO BUPY
Goods Cheap for cash, come and see me.]
am~ at Lewis & Son's old stand.
Good Molasses 25c per gallon. Sugai
Syrup 30c per gallon. Muscova
do Molasses 40c per gallon.
Many other things: Sugar, Coffee,
Lard, Tinware, Glassware. I alsc
have some Patent Medicine which)]
will sell at cost for the cash.
If you owe me on last year's accouni
come and settle. I am needing money
I didn't mean to make you mad wher
you bought the goods, so come and
settle and let's be friendly.
W. C. BRALETT,
Is hereby given that every owner o:
personal property Within the corporate
limits of the town .of Pickens, is re.
qjured to make a fair and just return:
of the same, under oath before the
clerk of council, on or before the 2d
day of Juno next. By order of the
council, this 4th (lay of May, 1894.
- J. J. LEWIS, Intendant.
te C. E. ROBINSON, Clerk.
Country Hama 10 cents per lb. al
NAOOD, DRVM O.
PICKENS, S. C.
WE haven't been saying j
It is not out of place, howev
selected stock of goods in I
bargains, but when it comes
IN SHOES-Our stock cot
Our stock is larger than evei
We have suits from $4.oo
DRESS GOODS and FA
prices on GROCERIES that
to be found anywhere. WE
Another car of Good Flour.
A large lot of Good Corn.
A lot of Sound Peas.
A lot of Wheat Bran.
A lot of nice Salt.
A good stock of Shoes.
A nice assortment uf H
A lot of pretty Dress Go,
A now lot of Tinware.
A lot of good Jugware.
A house full of Furniture.
Another lot of Stoves.
A big lot of Baskets.
A large stock of Lamps.
A lot of nice Trunks.
A little of almost everytli
We like to show our gc
We like to sell them too
So call and see us when
Come to towm.
A new lot of Grain Cradles, 3
Blades, S weeps, Grind Stones, Wlh
barrows, Harrows, Briar Hooks. 111
Rakes, Sheep Shears, Bells, and a
of other useful things in this i
W. T. McFALI
Marbles, all sizes and prices
Costs only $2.00 per 100 square feet. Mi
a good root for years, and any oete can
it on. Gum-Elastic Paint costs only
cnts per gallon,-in bhl. lots, or $4.50
five gallon tubs. Color dark red.
stop) leaks Is tin or iron roofs, and will
for years. TRY IT. Send stamp
samples and full particulars.
Gum-Elastic Roofing (
89 and 41 West Broadway, NEW YO
Local Agents Wanted.
Best Muscavado molasses at IA
WE WANT TO TOWELIT
Adhristhe way we propose to d
25 dozen 18x86 knotted fringed tow(
15 cents. 25 dozen 21x24 knotted fri
towels at 20 cents. 25 dozen 24x48 kn<
fringed towels at 25 cents.
Special Drives In Table Clo1
Better bargains were never offered.
sure to see them.
Stamped Kensington work of every
s-:rlption. Also a beautiful line of Star
hinen Tray Cloths, S plashers, Scarfs,
Crochet and Embroidery Cotton, V
Silk and Linen Floss in all colors.
It is an old chestnut, and we wou
spring It on you If It didn't stick our
petitors so: Best Indigo Blue Prints
cents. Best Staple Gingham at 6 ci
Here's Another Sticker,
5 papers of pins for 5 cents. Our hoi
andl undlerwear department Is complet
every respect. Our Ladles' Lisle Thu
Vests at 25 cents, would be goodl vah:
50 cents, Our Ladles' 25 cents Hose<
be equaled in Greenville for less the
WHAT DOES PLANT'S SHOES A
It means that when a lady plants a
of them on her feet that they will stay ti
longer than any other shoe she can buy
saves from 20 cents to SI per pair.
*-GREENVILLE, 8. C.
nuch to you lately. There is
,er, to put out a few sign boarc
'ickens County. We are not <
to an every-day, substantial ba
nprises the cream of three of
r and there are some low price
to $15.oo. IN HATS-We
NCY NOTIONS in abundanc
can't be duplicated. The lar
APPRECIATE YOUR TR
s Fine WAT
Now at CAl
Jones' Gray I
for the Marke
idg. No? WV
row '' Put an
>es- will soo
a he BotSo o
0., D EA LE RS who push the sak
RKwhich helps to increase the sei
afor o selata lossr dpri, andw
[oW. T. McFALL,
PICKENS, S. C.
2 One Hundred Br
"a Ever Offered
ere One and Tpw<
Why buy Cheap Western Wap
irPatronizo HOME INDUSTRY
0. W. SitRRINJmt Su..i
W~~w MR. 4 HAGOOD &01
EASLEY, S. C.
more in works than words, anyway.
[s here,. showing the way to the best
:laining to have any two-for-a-nickle
rgain, we can't be equaled.
the best factories in the country.
s among them. IN CLOTHING
have everything a man could wish.
e for the ladies. We are naming
rest stock of Tobaccos and Cigars
W. M. HAGOOD & CO.
Ad CANTALOPE SEED
?ENTER BROS. Bradford,
Ilonarch. Best Water Melons
HIOUSE DRUG STORE
Ville, - - S. C.
p gvowvhug about hard times.
d1er you think times are hard.
>u an add ini TIlE SENTINEL?
e74, peoplie don't kmnowv you are
ness and14 that is tihe reasoun times
r'd to YOU whlle others prosper.
1l get our rates on advertising.
add iun Thme Sentinel, aund await
mnents. IIard( times with you
W. L DOUGLAS
$3 SH OE GENI"
Squenklcess, flottom Waterproof. flest Shoe sold at thae price.
~Aaa~ILi~Sii wrk, costing Iron $6 to $8.
$3.50 Poee Shoe, 3 Soles.
* $2.50, and $28 Shoes,
Uuequaalled at the price.
* Boys $2 s$1.7 coo.he
-$3, $2.50 $2, $1.75
of W. L. oasthoesga, ins ustres,
leson hei fllin of ord. The Sycn
ela o ne I n spictponn halngwo L
ENTR~AL, So. C.m
makeo thei fullieofgo8TThy~
beleve~'u can say nonmybugemaa wou.
ewteden rin Buggie