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Good rains fell in some portions ol
the State last week.
W. G. Smith died suddenly at his
home near Sandy Springs last Satur
day night aged seventy years.
A plot to dynamite the Capitol at
Washingtn has been exposed and
thwarted, says Monday's Post.
Rev. T. J. Rook and family were
received into the Baptist church, at
Pickens, last Sabbath, on a certificate
Prof. J. L. Murphree wil sing at
Salem, Oconee county, on the fourth
Sunday in this month. All lovers of
good music should attend.
The Pickens county Teachers' In
stitute will be held at Easley thie
summer, early in July. Prof. E. L.
Hughes will again have charge.
As much complaint as there is
about a short crop, Israel Ferguson,
colored, who lives just north of Pick.
ens harvested a good crp from the
, field around his house.
The Clemson College boys will soon
have vacation until about the first of
September. It will not go hard with
them to help the home folks out in a
Barnett Allgood is in from Dhalon
oga, where he has been attending one
of Georgia's best miliiry schools, and
appears in fine trim fn enjoying his
By authority of Wofford College it
is now Rev. J. C. C. Newton, D. D.
This is no empty honor conferred on
one who is alike distinguished for his
learning, humility and piety.
Th'e barn of Capt. H. C. Grady
was destroyed by fire last week to
gether with about $200 worth of
provender and (:rain. The origin of
the -firo is unknown.
Leroy, the four months old infant
of Mr. and Mrs Lee P. Orr, died
last Wednesday. Its remains were
interred in the Pickens Cemetery, the
funeral being conducted by Rev. G.
The .iberty people are still push
ing the Oil Mill enterprise. In the
present tinanicial condition of the
counbtry, they will find that it will
take a hard pull, a long pull, and a
pull all together.
Cotton has been growing reasona
bly well in spite of the drouth. Corn
had twisted some, but it has kept in
a healthy state. But complaints
about a drouth in the gardens had
. reached far and wide.
Rev. E P. Hutson, of Easley, and
Rev. G. H. Waddell, of Lowerysville,
were in Pickens last Thursday. The
latter had not been to Pickens in ten
years, and remarked that he missed
many' faces he used to know.
Julius R. Chapman, of the R. &
'). is enjoying a holiday, and came to
.ns last Friday oni the fine Hart.
wheel of W'. H. Chapman. TP.
Hunter and Juliu~s O'Dell are also
ai wheels of the Hartford make.
Last Saturday was a day for coms..
promises in Justice Robinsons's court.
The case againmst George Hagood,
colored, for stabbing ,Julius Boiwen,
and the case against Sanford Suather
land, for breach of trust, we're both
amicably and satisfactorily set.,led.
On the night of the 15th ,br .e
miles east of Greenville, .J. G. Mc
Carter's barn sand stables with two
mules, buggy and a quantity of for
age wecre destray ed by lire, which is
sup~posed to have been of incendiary!
origin. It occurred between 12 and
Last Sabsbath, Rev. John T Mc
Bride sent in his resignation as pastor
of Carmnel, Libertyv, Shabtown and
Central churches, to take effect .1 uly
1st. His health is such that he can
not serve so extensive a paistorate as
he thinks it should be done. It is
probable that lie will accept a call
from a church in Pennsylvania.
Rev. J. C. Newton preached an
interesting and instructive sermon, at
Carnmel, last Sabbath, to a large and
most appreciative congregation Pur
suant to an arrangement made by the
pastor, Rey. J1. T. AlcBride, there
will be a kind of union service at Car
mel on the 3d Sabbath in Julrmy, par
ticipated in by all the churches of the
pastorate If nothing unforeiseen
prevents, Rev. J. C. Newton will
preach at that time.
Smith & Bristow's advertisement
"What the Fifty Third Congress Has
done," issued from Tum SENTINEL .Job
Office last week was extensively and
greatly enjoyed by these wh~o indus
triously circulated it. It is a neatly
gotton up pamphlet with a title page
on the front cover and a clothing ad
vertisemoint son the back cover, with
the inside leaves telling what con
gress has done a comnplete blank.
TIho great antithesis is a decided hit
for the advertisers.
On Wednesday night, the 13th in
stant, D. F. Sutherland's storo at
Pumpkintown, together with the en
tire contents was dlestroyedl by fire.
The crib near by with about 8J0
- bushels of corn wvas also destroyed
The loss is about $2,500. No insuir
ance. The fire was discovered be
tweoen 12 and 1 o'clock by Nirs. Suth..
erland who was arousod by one of
the children crying for wat~er. The
flames were then burning from each
end of the buildinig towards the mid
' dle. The burning of samo smaller
out-buildings at (on1 time endangeredl
the dwelling. The circumsatances
point to the work of an incendiary
who doubtless fired to conceal rob
bery. Mr. Sutherland had a good
trade at Pumpkintown, and as his
goods weore all paid for, ho can easily
reestablish the b~usiness. Industr'y
and econom' will alwvays succeed, hut
such a great less cannot be wholly
Prof. J. A. MeW horter was among
his Pickens friends last Saturday.
A woman evangelist conducted pub
lie worship in the academy at Easfi
last Friday evening.
Misses Bessie Gurly and Georgki
Brown, of Anderson, visited the
Thornleys' last week.
A notice signed W. H. Nardin, B1.
D, published in this issue of THE
SENTINEL should have the attention of
Rev. R. H. Griffith, D. D., died last
Sabbath in Yorkville. His death is
a great loss to the Baptist church
and the State.
Misfortunes never come singly.
D. F. Sutherland's team ran away
with his fine carriage a few days ago,
and broke it up.
A negro, whose ten year's Fentence
in the penitentiary would have ex
pired Wednesday, accidentally killed
himself with dynamite last Sabbath.
Aunt Nancy Mauldin is visiting
relatives and friends in Pickens this
week. She is hale and hearty and is
still promised many days of good
Last Sabbath, Rev. W. C. Seaborn
had a large congregation at Cross
Roads, which gave the most apprecia
tive attention to the earnest efforts
of the pi eacher.
The Clemson sensation which went
the. rounds of the press last week,
turns out to have been only a small
dispute about a ball game, in which
nobody was hurt.
Pickens is receiving its summer
cheer which ever comes with the
guests of the season. The visitors
on every hand are sparkling like dew
drops in the morning sun.
A protracted meeting was com
menced in thn Methodist church last
Monday morning. The pastor, Rev.
G. R. Schaffer, is assisted by Rev.
A. B. Watson, of Anderson.
The post office department has
made a great improvement in its
money order system by adopting the
form of the Express Money order.
Postmaster Bowen has received the
There were many citizens and can
didates in town last Saturday. The
town candidatos acted as hosts and
were as usual very cordial. The fact
that a candidate can vote should nev
er be oveilooked.
The Baptists are working their lit
tle preacher, Rev. J. T. Rook, for all
he is worth. He has preached three
good seimons in his church since last
Thursday. He is a workman who
has a "mind to work."
Prof. J. Al. Looper, this week
finished up the extra lessons given to
some of his pupils in harmony and
instrumental music, and it is expected
that the singing department of pub
lic worship in Pickens will show
( oh. Hollingsworth is using some
of the brick from the old court house
to make a basement to a new barn.
As he often furnishes stabie room to
the "laureates of the long-eared kind,"
the brick cannot complain of being
put to a very different use from the
The citizens wvho live and do busi
ness north of Main Straet in Pickons
from' J. P. Carey's office to the foot
of the strcet, should ever bear in
mind the great danger they are in
from fire. The buildings are all of
wood and so close together, that a
fire once under way, means the total
destruction of that side of town.
Few wells and some of the fewv dry,
give little chance to an unorganized
buLcket brigade to (10 any~ effective
work. WVe cannot be too careful of
Dr J. B. George, accompanied by
his wvife aucd mother, .\Irs. M. D).
George, arrived in Walhalla WVednes
day morning on a brief visit. They
are stopping at the Norman Pairk ho
tel. They go from here to Westmin
ster to visit the family of Mrs. J..B..
George's father, Dr. J. W. Quilliian.
They will also spend a few days with
relatives and friends at Retreat and
then pay a brief visit to others in
Pickens county. Dr. George is a
successful druggist in the thriving
city of Gainesville, Ga. --Keo wee
T. w. T.
We read with pleasure the terrible
onslaught madle by the said to be local
reporter of the .Journal on one of the
mnech an ical operators of THE SENTINEL
last week. But woe would be0 glad if
the yonng man (?) would be more ox
plicit. He calls attention to, and
dwells on the looks, of '-T" of THEim
SENTIMELI. Which 'T,' brother? We
have two. Then, he says we should
correct the- mistakes in our announce.
ment column. This we defy any one
Now, in conclusion: We are so
glad to note that one of the 'T's' of
'ThE SENTINEL resembles Bomething,
and is not a mere "what is it." But
as for little 't' of the Journal, we have
never discovered anything that ro
sembled him in the least, therefore.
we will not attempt to tell what lie
looks like. T.
A New Ordinance.
Be it ortlained by the town coune I
of Pickens that no person shall be
allowed to run his bicycle up a tree ini
said town: Provided. however, if said
bicycle be tired, arrested, or its ridei
believe in the bimnetalic standard, and
keeps his currency inflated, he shall
mnot be0 fined more thani $1.00.
Be it further ordained that persons
who loaf upon the side walks are hia.
able to hatve their hats knocked of1
without benefit of clergy..
A Card of Thank.
The neighbors anid friends w'ho se
kin lly aided us e~nd sympathized wvith~
us in our sore bereavement shall eva
be held in grateful remembrance.
14th .T me 18941 EEP.On
book how the sun shines, ahf how glad I'm
.Fleeting ciouds of gossamer make the heavens
Surely there's a portion of that mighty Mind
Up there In that blueness, int that pure sun
Here too, in this quietness, tho abode of Death
Bend thy head hn reverence, draw at deeper
Come, with lowered voices and with hearts
Talk with the departed, try to catch their
Look hero at this tombstone, long and smo,:h
Stretch thyselt upon it, see, hero at my side,
Straighten out thy limbs now, lay thy head to
Cross thy hands as if in prayer, here, upon
Like some dame of ancient days stretched upon
Neath vaulted roofs, in mou'd'rin, atone,
awaiting for the doom,
Stiff and still in narble, cold as the bones be
Will we look as calm and still when this world
Hut the blue sky circles *'er our heads, oh
God, look up, look up
Drink in the beauty of 'the sky, as from a
Oh, life in Death, oh Death in Life, if Death
is down below,
God 'is above and Life and Love. Why
should we look for more?
God Is here too, at our side;-note this laugh
Purple symbol of tenderness, a little pas
Passioni-ah, God, to suffer] and in it, see the
An emblem of Christ's triumphant death
laughing on human loss,
Smiling upon the grave's own edge. Oh, Life
in Death, oh, )eath in Life,
Come, look on its face, and look in the sky,
and wonder whst there is in Life.
But, ah, I wonder who it is who lies in peace
When tihe still bones mov'd with the heart
allame, what path in life did he go?
A soldier. Ahi And did he fight well? Who
loved him? llow did ho die?
Did he hate to leave this busy world and in
this tomb to lie?
I wonder if his spirit knows that I would talk
I wonder if he hears my ,words plaintively
faint and dim?
I'll know some day. Ah, yes, some day when
the last mystery's solved,
All questions antswered and all truth from
falsehood is dissolved.
And till that day, there's life between, life glow
ing, buoyant, real,
A life of work and strength and use, and not
a life ideal.
But, there! I The sun's gone out of sightI Up,
up, and we will on,
And leave each dead in his narrow bed, to
gether, yet alone.
Blut stand up now on the old gray tomb and
laugh one ring of joy
For youth and health and glorious life-why
that alone is joy.
And I know they are glad in their boxed-up
home that we have conic to call,
Why, the old gray ghosts will laugh the most,
-will laugh, aye, one and all.
Pickens, June 12th 18914.
Old Time Singing.
There will be a singing at Holly
Springs oin the second Sabbath in Ju
ly conducted by our old Prof. J. M.
Porter. He will use the old Chris
tian Harmony. He can make music
from that book that will do everybody
good to hear. We want one more
good old tear shedding. Everybody
come and bring their old books. Ex
ercises begin at 9:30 a. in.
G. M. LYNCH,
Supt. Holly Springs S. S.
Some people are constantly troub
led with piuples and boils especially
about the face :and neck. The best
remedy is a thorough course of Ayer's
Sarsaparilla, which expels all humore
through the proper channels, so
makes the skin become soft, healthy,
Buckinghiam's Dye for the Whis
kers is the best, handiest, safest, stur
est, cleanest, most economical and
satisfactory dye ever invented. It is
the gentlemen's favorito.
Wec author-ize our advertized drug
gist to sell Dr. King's Newv Discovery'
for Conslmption, Coughs and ( olde,
upon this condition: Ii y'ou are' afflict
ed with a cough, cold or any lung,
throat 01' chest trouble, and will use
this remnedy' as dlirected, giving it a
fair trial, and experience no benefit,
you may return the bottle and have
your money refunded, We could not
make this offe'r did we not know Dr.
King's New Discover-y could be relied
on. It never' disapp)inlts. Trial
bottles free at McFall's. Large size
50c. and $1.
Duke's Clippings and Bedford City
Smoking Tobacco at Morris's.
Cure for Eleadache.
As a remfedy for all forms of head
ache, Electr-ia Bitters has proved to
be the very best. It effects a p~erma
nept cure, and the most dreaded hab
itual sick headaches yield to its in
fluence. We urge all who are afflicted
to procure a bottle, and give this
remedy a fair trial. In cases of
habitual constip~ation Electric Bitters
cures by3 giving the needed tone to
the bowels, and few cases long resist
the use of this medicine. Try it
once. Large bottles only 50 cents at
Insect Powvder cleans out bed bugs,
moths, fleas, flies, and all insects. 15c.
COULD HARDLY WALK(
ONJ ACCOUNT OF
.. Quiaohlta CIty, Lu,,
4/ IS CURED
THlE USE OF
"For fully two years, I suffered from
theumatism, anal was frequently in such 0
a condiltion that I could hardly walk. 0
I spent some time in Hlot springs, Ark,, 0
and the treatment helped me for the 0
time being; but soon the complaint re- 0
turnedl anal I was as badly afflicted as
e ver. Ayer's Sarsaparilla being recomn- gc
mended, I resolved to try it, and, after9
siing six hottles, I was completely
cured."-P. f 1 oun, Quachita City, La. 0
AT THE WORLD'S FAIR 0
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COLUMBIA, 8. C.
Open' to white girls over 17 8eselon be
gins Sept. 20th. Graduates secure good
positions. Each county given two scholar
ships-one worth $15l0.00 a session and one
of fi ce tuition. F'irst scholarships no0w va
cant In counties of Abbeville, Aiken, An
dherson, Barnwelc-l, Beau fort, Charleston,
Clarendon, Chesiter, Chesterfield, Florence,
GIreenvilie, (Jcorgetown. Hlampton, Ilorry,
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Newherry, ()conve, Orangeburg, Pick ens,
Rlichland, Sumter, Spartanburg. York.
Competitive examination July 17th at
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D.B. JOHNSON, President,
PICKENS, S. C.
WE haven't been saying muel
It is not out of place, however, t
selected stock of goods in Picke
bargains, but when it comes to a
IN SHOES-Our stock compri:
Our stock is larger than ever an<
We have suits from $4.oo to $
DRESS GOODS and FANC)
prices on GROCERIES that can'
to be found anywhere. WE Al
HAGOOD, BRUCE & (
A Job Lot of Shoes!
A Job Lot of Hats!
A Job Lot of vots!
All to Close Out!
CHEAP FOR CASH,
Ask to see these Jobs!
NO SHODDY GOODS!
1,000 Pahn Fans,
Parasols andl Umbrellas,
Strawv hfats, LI ght
Shoes, Fly Traps, Fly
Fauns, White Goods
aund Trinungs, and
other usef'ul articles
for the Season.
See our Furniture and
Baskets and Ilroomns.
W. T. McFALL.
This Week's Bargains
Colored Pongees, all Silk.
21 Inches 29c. in the most dlesirable col
orings andl black. 'There is nothing in the
market to equal It for quahity or value, ma.
king It "once in a life-tme" bargain.
We had a chance through a friend of ours
of purchmasing a lot of Lace Gimghams man
ufactured to retail for 8.5c. We have them
at 18c. per y'ard. An opportunity grasped
is a culstomeir caught.
l2jc. In Navy and Cream. It Is very acl
dlom we can get thIs old time stuff. Al.
though it h. a wvoolen goods thc Cream will
wash e.qual to linen.
Wool Challies^ 9,tr Sre
What Is left In Wool '.ballfen wIll he so"ld
for 10c. per yard. "'he Early Hird,'306-inich
Black Ntorm Serge at 25c. Trhis is a great
White Marsclles Quilts.
11.4 Quilts wIll be stsId for $1.25. Would
be good value at $2.00.
Laces and Mitts.
Cream Silk MItts in elbow ltligths at 45c.
Exceptional valnes in Uream Bilk Lace.
Aneen or rWash Goodtet we have th retw3t
lih I riceenyile cThe styles are sublime and
desire to thank our friends and customersI
rade ls beerom pa5 tot5 per enti bettr than
couie h :e a e s a va ikt year 'laime has
wa thy"t at the lowest prices we ate hap.
oge (or STA >A It I PA TTEIRNS. Cata-.
JOU &REVT.. RA11ON.
to you lately. There is more i
o put out a few sign boards here,
1ns County. We are not claiminj
n every-day, substantial bargain, v
;es the cream of three of the be
I there are some low prices amon
s15.OO. IN HA TS-We have (
NOTIONS in abundance for t
t be duplicated. The largest st<
'PRECIATE YOUR TRADE.
Anid sto) gro
No wronder y<
Mlave you an
No? Well, pc
ini b)usine'ss an
sicez nn rd to I
('all anmd get (
1'ill soon pass1li
DEAL EP* --' o push the sale of W. I
which I icreaise the sales on t)
W. T. MI'c~fALL,
PICIKENS, S. C.
[)ne Hundred Brewst4
The BEAST and
Ever Offered in
Weo nake thi
One and Two iHoi
Why buy Cheap WVestern Wagons whe'
,thait will out, 1
E'atronize HOME INt)USTR'Y.
wV me HAIOOD a &0i,
EASLEY, S. C.
i works than words, anyway.
showing the way to the best
r to have any two-for-a-nickle
re can't be equaled.
st factories in the country.
g them. IN CLOTHING
werything a man could wish.
ie ladies. We are naming
>ck of Tobaccos and Cigars
I. HAGOOD & CO.
SE DRUG STORE,
wlhiag about baard tintes.
ui think tines are Imard.
add in TllE SENTINEL*?
ple dIon't know you arr
d~ that is the reasonu tiunes
1U whiIe otheris prospeCr,
iur rates on advertisinug.
T'he Sentinel, aund await
h~ard ttnes with you
Bottom Waterproof. Best Shoe sold at the price.
nifi c tom iv r, costing iro $ to 8.
0 ,Po.ice sho, 3Soles.
82.50, and $2 Shoes, -4
Unequalled at the price.
Boys $2&$1.75 Schoo Shoes
$,$2.50 $2, $l."7i
~~ bottom. Birockton
.Douglas Shoes gain customers,
icir full line of goods. They cati
itt c e na, nctn byl ing ani your
CENTRAL, S. C.
2r Spring Buggies
GlIE A PES87
I you can buy a Ilomnemadlo Wagon
\RKLEY, Proprie> r