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-Th People's Journa]
LOCAL ITim s.
Goo~ luck to the farmers.
To do so no more is the truoi
Dr. W. F. Austin will be in Cer
tral the 16th, 17th and 18th <
J. S. Murphree and his sor
Matthew, of Pelzor, were in tow
A. J. Boggs and family, of Ca
houn, visited relatives and Iriend
in town Monday.
See change of Cox & Seigler
ad. in this issue, and buy the E3
celsior cooking stove.
No county can grow and prospc
if its citizens wait for out-siders t
comp in and build it up.
The difference between som
men and an umbrella is* that yo
can shut up the umbrella.
Clerk Stewart has received tlh
money for the pensioners and the
get this year $21.75 each.
Rev. 0. L. Durant preached a
excellent sermon Sunday to a larp
congregation in the Methodio
Maj. J. G. Ferguson, of Greer
ville, was in town Monday and hi
friends of the Pickens Rifles woi
glad to soo him.
Cadet H. A. Richey, of Clemso
College, spent a few days at hom
last week. Ho was accompanie
up by Cadet Rogers, of Marlbor
Thore will be, D. V., proachin
at Reunion near Boggs' Mountaiu
on text Sabbath, (second Sabbat
in may) at 4 o'clock, p. in., b
J. R. Riley.
J. C. Jennings, who has beei
pushing business in the Contra
country, says that A. B. William
had a half acre set out in sweet po
tatoes last wook.
It is said that 12,000 hores' ar
killed every year in Paris fo:
roasts and soup. Hundreds ar
killed in South Carolina over
year by mortgages.
The Pickons Rilos are jubilen
v e the proslpects of getting thei
guns and uniforms; the guns hav
been shippsd and the uniform
will follow a littlo later on.
Jones & Garrison come to th
front with a new ad. in Tim Joun
NA, this week, which you will d
well to read. They offer the trad
public bargains in all lins.
Rev. John Attaway will hol
open air services on the secon
Sabbath in May at 3 o'clock p. mn
one mile from Maj. Amblers o:
the new road leading to Tab]
There was not much rain in tow:
'Sunday, but lightning came ofte:
and appeared to be dangerousi;
siear. An old tree neair Tow:
Crock bridge was struck by lighi
nling and burned.
Mrs. Nalloy, wife of W. T'. Nalle)
died at her home at Pickonsvill
on Sunday, the 5th instant. Sht
wvas a victim to consumption, ani
leaves a husband and two childre:
to mourn her death.
A. B. Williams, ot Central towni
ship, wvas in townt Friday and re
ports, that engineers are at wor]
at the Norris Cotton Mills sit
and that architects will soon begn
to get up plans for the buildings
Auditor Christopher's boys ari
movers. They have prepared an<
planlted nearly forty acres of land
and are nowv very b~usy workinj
over their crop. They are seldon
seen upl in town, andl then only oi
business. Arthur, the foreman,i
a boy of excellent judgment an<
possess much energy and perse
vorance. That is right, boys, g'
ahead with the hope of beir
crowned with success in the fall
Saleday br-mght a few people t
town and the followving lands war
sold b~y the clerk andl the sheriff
In the case of C. L. Hollingswort]
vs. A. R. Hunt 334 acres to C. L
Hollingswvorth for $455, and on
fifth interest in 191 acres to C. I
Hollingsworth for $100; in th
.case of C. L. H-ollingsworth vi
Peter C. Marchbanks '72 acres t
C. L. H-oll ingeworth for $106; i
the case of the American Bank vi
James Rosomond et. al. 4 acre lc
in Easloy to American Bank fc
$285; in the case of F. M. Morr
& Co., vs. J. Frank Wells 4 acrei
Pickens to C. TV. H~utchins f<
$108, 14 acres in Pickens to A. l\
Morris for $26.
Capt. James A. Griffin isi
earnest about the success of We
(Jreek Camp of Confederate Ye
erans, and wishes that the amen
bers keep their interest arous(
in the grand objects of this orga1
ization. At the last meeting ti
attendance was small, but the e1
thusiasm of thoso prosent was i
abated and they dotermined l
have another meeting next Satut
day at 10 a. am. All the membe
of the Camp are requested 1
Capt. Griffin to attend and ket
.the orgamzwationm in wvorking ordec
There are sixty members and
least fifteen must appear Saturda
and comply with the rules, eh
the Camp will have to be reorgai
The farmers re almost oraz
it has boon wet a week now, in t]
mlidst of their planting time, an
they wore already bohind wit
it Spring has come at last.
The wheat and oat crops ai
looking up and with favorable sei
- sons we may have an average cro]
Messrs. J. P. Robinson, S. I
Robinson, Thomas H. William
T. T. Hughes, N. H. Jones, A. I
Dulin and R. J. Hughes with the
ladies, visited the city of Gree
ville this week to lay in their Ma
meeting supplies. Wont therer I
a flutter of finery at the Ma
meetings? Talk about your Chris
mas sales but these May-meetir
sales of the merchants oversha<
The bridges that were wrecke
r by the April freshet are. all repai:
Mr. Thomas H. Williams an
e wife visited Mrs. Williams' pareni
u down noar Grove Station lai
Mr. Miles Singleton and wif
a visited the latter's father, itei
y Thomas Looper, near Farr's thi
Rev. W. 0. Singleton, now o
West Union, S. C., visited friend
and relatives in this section las
Mrs. Nora Singleton,'wife of C
k- R. Singleton, is visiting her father
s Mr. T. H. Williams, this week.
0 Mrs. Lizzie Thomas and soi
visited Capt. J. B. Sutherland.
There are more than 100 voter
e awaiting your answer to our quee
( tion in regard to whether we wer
o required by law to roregister in oi
der to vote at Peter's Creek. Yoi
have delayed your answer unti
3 Old Judge Goff has enjoined us
Now you've played it I But nevo
mind that old judge-give us th
' law and we will obey that-"rath
er than man."
1 I am convinced more and mor
every day that the descontants o
3 the Lords' Proprietors of Colonia
- fame, are the ones to watch in th
disfranchisement martter. Ever;
man with a recollection as long a
his finger, knows that a constitu
tional convention has been in ev
ery State Democratic platforn
since 1876, including that of '76
But when the people put that ii
t their platform as they did, the,
r begun to fight it, but not unti
3 they begun to see that the peopl
I were determined to have a no
Constitution, and why, oh, why
Listen, listen close, for they wil
B not Whsper it alould Hoar ther
in their hearts! What are th
D saying? There now, you catch th
sounds, now the words: "If 1iA
mass of the people got into a Coi
s titutional Con vontion and fran:
a Constitution for South Carolini
they will wipe out those lien law
these chattel mortgage lawvs a
crops and our glorious homestoa
lawv! Great Scott!I! They wi
go there with that new-fangle
a~ idea, "Equal rights to all and spi
i cial privileges to none'' in the:
y heads and we will be ruined."
Li If they had thought that the
could have controlled such conver
tion they would have called it lon
ago and put in a property and a
educational qualification into ou
fundamental laws. Does any as
for proof? First, have they nc
made all laws since 1870 and d
those laws not wipe up the tenan1
the laborer, every time? Second
- have they not fought the publi
- school system from beginning t
c end? What do they do? The
a get a parcel of our people into
"Forty council" whiere they mak
."great- concessions." The peopi
(the Reformers) give them half o
Sthe State Constitutional Conven
tion-hear them chuckle "now wa
are safe." But they had sent of
one Sampson Pope to stop thi
Swhole business and I guess the:
forgot to toll him to come home
They~ had settled it without hini
and Judge Goff. Well, dear read
er, you know the rest.
Now listen to their' leaders-Cal
A. B. Williams, editor of thi
'Greenville News, Mr. W. says in
a substance, 'talk about Hamptoi
p Butler & Co. going to the Nationa
:Republican party. Can't say a
. to the rest, hut as for myself, hat
.rather go to it or the Devil thani t<
o the People's
.That's enough I Not necessar:
e to call another -vitness.
. A very select fishing party an<
o fish-fry and tea-party was had a
a Fish-trap Shoals last Saturda:
i. evening. We were not there bu
t from information gathered Con
r tral, Liberty, Easley and Green
is ville were represented and a goo<
n time was had all around. W.
[. A writor in the Newberry Obser
ver says: "I was struck last wvoo
on hearing a blind man on th
*n street singing a song entitle(
If ''Death levols us all.'' '"Th
E- wholo song was full of truths~
1- because some peop1)1 who air bette
d off in this worIl's goodls than otl:
1- era think that they are above thei
10 but when we comol' to (io eacWh<
Sus have only six foot of oarth an
Sare th'ere lac(d on a levol wit
to those below and ab~ovo us."
r's Ayer's Pills are recomnmendh
>y by leading physicians and( dru
p gists, as the most prompt and c
r. fective remed~y for biliousnes
it nausea, costiveness, indigestio
gy sluggishness of the liver, jaundic
se and sick headache; also, to relie
m- colds, fevers, neuralgia, and rho
Old Folks' Singig.
The Old Folks' musical associa
te tion convened at Now Hope church
d Sunday, May 5th, and had a very
i interesting meeting. The popu
larity of the association, or somo
other motive, never fails to attract
the largest crowd ever seen at that
church. The president not having
arrived, the vice-president, J. M.
Duekworth, opened the exercieos
with song service and prayer by
s, the Rev. R. Rice. After one les
' son in music the Rev. John Atta
ir way preached an interesting ser
mon. The association took a re
cess of one hour for dinner after
0 which the association reassembled
'Y and some of the best of old-time
- music was rendered and any one
g who has any musical taste could
- not but have been delighted.' The
thanks of the association are here
d by tendered the good people of
L- the New Hope section for the hos
pitality shown the association and
d to Mr. Eugene Thomas who assist
;s ed the organist so gracefully. The
it association adjourned to meet at
Mountain Grove chuich the first
e $unday in June, and with the un
r. ion meeting at Peter's Creek church
s fifth Sunday in May, and at Mile
Creek church the first Sunday in
0 E. J. PRINcE, J. M. PORTER,
t Sec'ry. Pres.
Corn and cotton are growing
rapidly now, and grass is the best
stand I ever saw.
The children are all crying, and
John L. Looper is not in a good
a humor. lie went to a hawks nest
and his gun snapped. When he
e came home his cows had both beat
- the milk maid to the milk. J.
i Salter Hendricks and Mrs. Dacus
1 have two cows each, that beats the
I milk maid to the milk.
r Thero has been 18 crows killed
9 in the Mica section this week.
- Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Looper visited
their daughter Mrs. J. H. Kenne
e mur Wednesday.
f There was a man passed Mica
i to-day driving a sick horse to a
, buggy. The horse fell dead in the
road near Loopers gin. The man's
* name is not knows in this section.
. The Oolenow people all went to
. Greenville this week.
Ther'o is three cloffs in music, G.
F. and C. Prof. J. M. Looper is
only teaching two this spring, G.
and Hlaugh. All sing to good time.
There will be a meeting of the
Liberty township singing associa
tion with the Carmel Presbyterian
church, the third Sunday at 10
o'cluck. Let all lovers of music
Y be on hand with hooks to assist in
- tho music.
0M. P. BOOos, Pres.
Le J. McD. Bruce comes to the
'. front with a change of Ad. this
5, week. He has bargains in all
n lines. Ladies hats in profusion.
d Read it and profit thereby.
d The eastern side of the county
3. was visited Sunday by a severe
ir storm. The wind blew at a fear
fuil r'ato, and hail and rain fell in
torrents. No loss of life or prop
e rty has been reported.
g Isaiah Cox, of Washington, is
nl visitmng his parants in town. He
Ir wvill stay about three weeks and
k then return to Washington, wvhere
it he has an elegant position in the
0 governmet printing office.
'Messrs. W. R. Garrett, B. M.
* Bolding and James Garrett of Pra
o ters, p aid the GOURNAL a pleasant
call Tuesday. They report fine
a fruit and crop prospects in their
e section and a general improvement
e in business.
A Sunday School will be organ
-ized at Secona church next Sun
day at 3:30 p. mn., and a good at
tondanco is expected. The Seco
na people moan to make the
Sschool interesting and effective
-from the start.
- D~eputy Marshal Cox captured
Arthur White, cold. Friday in an il
I licit distillery on Eastatoe. He was
a making a run and would have
i had seine first class wvhiskey for
i his customers, had Mr. Cox post
1 poned his visit a little longer. Mr.
s White gave bond for his appear
I ance at the next term of the United
States Court in Greenville.
Joseph Dodgins, wvho was in the
~Mexican war and drawing a pension
for his servicee, died at the home
t of B. WV. Trammel, near town,
Saturday, the 4th instant, and was
~buried from the Secona church.
-He was 75 years old and lea ves no
immediate relatives in this coun
ty except his niece, Mrs. B. WV.
A con temporary wisely says:
-"One thing that is the matter wit~h
I this worldl is that thore are too
0 ny people sitting around talk
Sing and boasting of what great
0 things thoir ancostorsq did andl are
ifoolish enoughi to think th~at somfo
*r b)ody else's glory wvill carry them
through. Go to work and accom
"1 pl ish something yonrsolfC, or your
'I desHcendlants will wvill not have any
d thing to talk about.''
'llThe third quarterly meeting for
the Pickens circuit wdl 1bo held at
d the Fairview Methodhi.'4 church on
- tuo 8th and1 9th of Juno. This
f- will be a very initerosting occasion
.5, andl the poople of the community
ni, will give tho visiting members a
e, cordial welcome. Delegates to the
ve District Conference, wvhich wvill
Li- meet in Andersen, will he elected
on Saturday. the 8th of June.
THE BIG RAILROAD WRECK STCCi
Now For the Bargains
Never Has Suoh An Opportunity Been Offered to the Peop
of Greenville and Vicinity.
Think of It.
WO 10 Car Loads of Coods.
S2O,OOO * WORTH
17,820 Yards Calico.
20,000 Yards Dress Goods.
10,000 Yards Lawns and Ginghams.
10,000 Yards Shirtings and Sheetings.
4,000 Suits Clothing for Men, Boys and Youths.
Three hundred dozen Shirts.
Four Hundred Dozen Boy's Waists.
Five Hundred Dozen Ladies, Misses and Men's Hose,
Two Thousand'pairs Best Shoes, all kinds.
Sixty-Five Hundred pounds best Plug Tobacco.
Large lot Smoking rL obacco.
Large Stock Millinery Goods,
Thousands of other things cannot mention here. Com<
or the BIG SALE is for you,
JI M& E. B.DICKSH1
GREENVILLE, S, C.
IirWe are Now in Ou:
AND ARE READY FOR OUR
NVe have in our stock the following goods and you will fir
that we are LOWER IN PRI CE and better in grades
than any house in the city.
Men's Suits from $2.50 to $20.oo.
Men's Pants from 50 cents to $5,o0.
Youth's Suits from $2.oo to $ro.oo.
Boys and Children's Clothing from 75 cents up.
We have a full line of
-lats, Caps and Gents' Furnishing Goods.
Call and see our Negligee Shirts at 50 and 75 cents.
Full line of Rufus Waterhouse Neckties for 5o ct
A Dandy line for 25 cents.
Full line Boys' Shirt Waists from to cts u'
temember our motto:
"Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Refunded,"
[1tlr Call and Examine Our Goods,
DREIFUS & Co.,
THE NEW CLOTHIERS
Creenville. S. C.
WHATS :. T]
After a close insp<
JONES & (
Have the Best and
le In Greenville, is the
When you come to Gree
pocket if you don't come to see
Accept Now, and Look I
It is not every day that the readers of this
paper have an eye-opening, ninueteenth eon
tury opportunity of this k ind presented to
thein. It is not every day that the Empire
State supply Company, of Atlanta, Geor
gia reaches out with such a trio of bright
and winning bargains. It is for a limited
time, and to introduce merely a line of bar
gain supplies into every home in this com
ionwealth an advertisement for them
solves by which the rea(ler forttines. Threo
articles only are offered to the reaters of
the JOURINAL and the sale will lie discontin
ned at stated time. ifere they are. Itead
Bargain No. I-CASH REGISTER, won
derful, useful, simple, convenient., compact.,
ornamnental, and DIC.IVIitu.n AT YOUR Doon
for $2.00. 'hin4 of it! No nehant, no
business man should he without it. Timo
is money, but why spend all the money to
econoiize time? Save the greater tmrt
and buy a $2.00 Register. What othets
say, you will say. Read: "It. isia pleasure
to look at it and see how fine it works";
"Best article I ever used"; "T'I'imes are
hard, clange is scarce, hmt, I nuist liave
one": That tells the story, Order -ro-DAY.
"It will not be thus always."
BRfI6c - Ti
Mr. E. B. Clark, of Reedy River 1'
Cook Stove whichlhas been in consta
boon keeping house 17 years and is ni
one was an Excelsier, but cost her tht
Mr. Clark says his old Excelsior will
daughter's third stov'e is burnedI out.
an Excelsior Cook.
OFCrockery, Glassware, Tin ware,
at cost until further notice.
134 Maln Street,
We will receive next week a nice
d selected stock of Ladies aind Misses
Hats with Ribbons, Flowers, andl
New Dry Goods and~ Shoes com
ing in daily.,.
The best Grain Cradles and Grass
Blades ever seen.
Side Harrows, Double Stocks and
other Farming Tools.
Groceries advancing- We have
the best and our stock was bought
before tihe rise.
Hlomespuds, Plaids, and Yarns
cheaper than ever.
'Lots of Goods and but little money.
J .M.D. Bruce.
Personls who symlpathlize wilh the. af
fileted will rojoice with D). FE. Carr of
1235) IIarrison street, K(anu s City, ie
is an old1 sufl'erer from inilammaiutior'y
ahueumatism, b)ut haus not he~r(tofore been -
troubled in this ellmate. Last u inter hie
went up inte' Wisconsin, and~ ini conse
qunce)C has~s had another attack. 't ame
upon1 me1 augain very acute and1( severe,''
lie salid. ''I My joilnts swvelle'd and( beca~~tno
inflamed ; sore to toneh or ahioat to look
at. Upon the uirgenit r'eiest of my
mother-in law, I tiled Chambherhla's Pa:inu
lHahum to redunce the swelling anid ease the
pain, anid to my agreenable surprise It did
bo(thI. I haive used three lfiy-cenit bottles
and~ helieve it to be0 then fInest thing for
rhenmatism, pains and swvellings extenut.
For sale b~y
Dr. U. W. Earle, Pickens; C. N. Wy
att, Easley; Ihall. Sloan. & Co., Fort 11111.
IHunter & lioggs, Liberty; L. R. Eaton,
.ction, we find that
Cheapest Stock of
verdict of hundreds
ville you will rob your own
ES UPON YOU.
qot Back Upou a Lost
Bargain No. 2-Thiniik f : TYPEWRITER
for $1.00. lut. o i is, tit-in,:b yOui o nit
AT ONeCi. A sitipli Wrihitig iitc'ittle witIt
in reach of anybody. I)ois thi w(ork of a
costly article. A trilnmi 1)f bt1iern1 in
ventin. 1.The world's hi tu1isiness to-Inay cn hlit
not ho tralimaeted withotit. tihei, but whi,
ohi who, is able to Jlty 00. I ' ol.'i. t)
it-. Bhuy a $1.00 notehinlte. A SpIemilid inl.
vestment, for the ierhanit ., 1 1wyer, minlit
ter, sttadelnt-, s4ecretalry, I'lh( holmo circle.
"It 1.4 It good thiig, ihelp p1iush it, a1long.''
Iteniitiete "'wi. P.AY Ti I: itI:<;it'.,
Uargali No. ---It p.?zt-s iianomd ex
pOrts. Can .von elitetI frim tihe genuino-?
ry it. liereiRis: BRAZILLIAN DIAMOND,
it new ancd slutrkflling g4-11. W ill s<-t, inl
IS K sol~ld gobi IlleI ring, pii(ti tas,., :tn
bar1gaill (Of titV seitsf0ll. If Itit 4 4 inl alp
pearance111 it) a1 $40.0) ring, '41m11 it, hktek,:alnti
1A7 - (AJlfCrD|
'actory P. 0., S. 0., has an Excelsior'
ut use 25i yenebs. His dlaughter1 has
ow ustmt. g yo r third Stove. Neitlhe r
price w ask for ti Excelsior Cook.
be okingT good 'ieiA when his
We would be pleaset to show you
tLove's andI all I fouisefutrnishting Goods
GREEN VILJEE, S. (2.
MRS. JOE PERSON's REMEDY
Are you a Suff'erer f~ om Inflammnatory
Fourteen years ago, I was taketn with
an ulceration of the lips, whticht cauised
mte great anxiety as well as sufini.tg.
Botht lips wereI perfectly rawv andl vcery
painfuil, smatrting andi burnineg ual the
timie, causing mec great sit 1lorwing. The'ire
wasl oneo sore whicht rema~tinedt on my
tuder lip for 14 years, and1( 1 had izrave'
fears a.-, 1o the end(. tied 111he best'mied
ical treatment the comtry 3 aLl~orded.l and1
viarlonst remedC(iCs tht fiends1) wvotihl pre-.
scr'ibe, but nothing iad (1ny13 etleet on tme
wvhatever utti I tried is. Jtoe Pecrson's
ttougt 1she could enrte u'4. 1 tried her
itemedyl~ last October, aitt mv tlt'ips w~etre
soon1 peOrfectly enred an have. heen01)1 well
cycry sitnce. I toldi~ Al.r's. I 'ersoni I wottld
pay hter $50 if site woubtld enr mel io, btut shet
saId no,~ she per'ferred(4 1113 huittntg lier
meidleline. I dhisoand114 wol no~t takeo
htuncreds of do!!ars fotr w.htat it has dlone
for me. J1. 5. I IA R '.
Ohamberlain's Eye and skin Olntment
Is a certain cure for Chronic Sore Eyess
Granulated Eye Lids, Sore Nipples, Iles,
Eezema, Tetter, Salt Rheumr and Scald iIcad,
26 eenta per box. For sale by druggista.
TO HORSE OWNERS.
For putting a horse in a fitne healthy con.
dition try Dr. Cady's C2ondition Powd~ers,
They tone tp the sy'stem, aid dligesution, cure
loss of appeti te, relheve constipation, correct
kde sorders and destroy worms, giving
new lhfe to an old or over worked horse. 25
aente per package. For sale by druggista.
A ho1y3 att T1oobleys, Lat.. wats very sick
wviith illons colic when~u M . C. Tlislcr, a
)Iromin 101lent mechat of the town gavo'
te r a bottle of Cha m tbert'ini 's Colie, Chtol.
ra andtt Diarrhtoca licimedy. ie says she
t.a. well ini forty mitnutes after taking the
irst. dose4. For sale by
I )r. (1. W. IEarle, i'ickons; C. N'.
VI. Wytt, IEasley ; hual, Slonai, & Co.,.
''or. Ilill;I linter & 1(oggs, Liberty; L,
Fituje 'ro JoIitNAL, IEADERS.
i'iin JounNAI is anxious that its sub
ceribers should hlave the advaritago
>f every good thing going. With
his (end In view we have ari anged
vith The Ilosterman Publishing Co.,
>f Springfield, Ohio, for a supply of
'fearly suibscriptions to their groat
nuon thldy, " The American Farm
N4ews,'' which wvill be presented FRE
rO EVERY PAID IN ADVANCE subscri..
bor in Ti.T omm~A1