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rhe People's Journal.
-A Happy New Year to all.
.-Read military notice in this
-The Pickens High School
-The tax books closes Friday.
No extension this time.
-Mr. Clive Folger, Gaffney, is
risiting in Pickens this week.
-Only one arrest was made by
Warshal Cureton in town Christ
-P. Eugene Alexander, Atlanta,
g at home this week on a visit to
-Thore was a turkey shoot at
?umpkintown Monday and sever
d turkeys lost their lives.
-Miss Gertrude Hunt, Green.
lle, is visiting her sister, Mrs.
r. C. Robinson, this week.
-The Ruhanah school will
>pen the first Monday in January
with Miss Sallie Mulligan as toach
-Rev. L. L. Inabinett will leave
;his week for Townvillo, S. C.,
vhere lie will supply the churches
>f that circuit.
k-Maj. J. J. Lewis slipped up
>.nd fell Saturday evening during
Ahe freeze and came noar breaking
uis loft thigh.
-Mr. Charles Bowen, Green
-ille, has been spending the holi
!ays with his paronts, Mr. and
Irs. R. A. Bowen.
--Mr. and Mrs. W. W. White,
nderson, are spending awhile
vith Mrs. White's parents, Mr.
.nd Mrs. J. L. Thornloy, in Pick
*-Rev. J. S. Porter and family
noved into the parsonage this
4eek. He will preach at the sev
)ral churches of the Pickens cir
-Married, at the residence of
io bride's parents, of near Mica,
st week, Mr. Grady Jones to
liss Maggie Kay, Bev. Thomas
-Married, at the residence of
he officiating minister at Olga, on
he 23d inst., Mr. James Modlin
o Miss Nancy Fortner. Rev. J.
C. Foster officiated.
-Rev. J. M. Stewart preached
iis farewell sermon to a large con
regation at Eiion Sunday. Rev.
W. C. Seaborn will watch over the
dock e coning year.
--Married, at the residence of
a bride's parents Mr. and Mrs.
~osephu Pace, on the 23d inst., Mr.
~~~-.a~dto Miss Sno Pace.
Rev. J. M. Stewart ofliciated.
-Mr. 0. B. Martin, of Green
ville, and Miss Dora Cook wer
huappi~l marri Iied on the 23d inst.,
at the residence of the bride's par
ents, of that city, by Rev;' W. L.
-Married, at the residence -of
thQ bride's parente, Mr. and Mrs.
Jno. L. Graveley, of Sunny Dale,
-on- the 22d inst., Mr. William
Stewarr to Miss Dalla Graveley.
~Rev. J.'M. Stewart officiated.
-Marriod, at the residence of
thAe bride's father, Mr. B. L,. Hen
driuks, Field, on Sunday the 26th
instant, Mr. James Cooper to Miss
Lida Hendricks. M. F. Hester,
N. P., in his felicitous manner of
-The Christmas tree in the
Baptist church Friday night wvas
a grand success. Many useful
presents were given away. Mr.
Santa Claus was in a good humor
'and promised to come again next
--Married, on Sunday the 26th
inst., at the resideonce of the groom's
parents, %Xr. Lemuel Duckworth
to Miss Myra Murphree, in the
presence of several invited friends.
F. E. cx, Notary Public, in his
'usual pleasant style officiated.
-Married, at the residence of
the officiating minister, Rev. .J. R.
Riley, on the 23d inst., Mr. Elmeu
Folger, of Easley, to Miss Lena,
'-the beautiful daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Higgins. Th~1e happy
.couple have the congratulatioas ol
-Your attention is directed tc
the new advertisement of the Jon.
31dngs Bargain Store, of Greenville,
in anothi~ column in this issue
good b.gains are offered to the
Pi ckens county people and wher
there call and be convincod. Mr
Bunk Foster, a Pickens coulnt3
mar, is with Mr. Jennings anc
-will be glad for all his friends t<
coil and see him.
-Mrs. Sanders. wife of Jaci
Sanders, died Tuesday the 21s
;inst., at her nomeo in Groonville
She was about 40 years of age and
a consistent member ot the Bap
tist church. Her interment took
place the day following from Flai
Rook Baptist ebaurch. A husbant
and five children are left to cher
ishi her memory.
--There are several tracts o
land to be sold here salesday ir
January. Jhue following wil
be sold: Lida Owens, et. al.
vs. Amanda Hunt, et. al. Trac
No. 1. Containing 414 acres. Trac
No. 2. Containing 62 acres in Da
muoville Township. W. A. Mcflan
tel, C. C. G., Plaintiff, vs. Redem
Rackley, Defendant. 21 acres. thi.
-Saturday was a cold, icy day.
---The County Board of Control
was in sessiorI Monday.
-It is not always wise to tell
all ono knows, but it is well tc
know all one tells.
-Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Carter
Charlotte, are visiting the latter'l
parents in town this week.
-Rev. W. M. Harden and fam
ly left for Lexington, his neu
field of ministry, last week.
-For Sple:-One half acre lot
on Garvin street. Apply to T. C,
-There was no services in the
Presbyterian church Sunday on
account of the inclement weather.
-LOOK HERE I-Does you want
to please your swootheart? If so,
coni to R. L. Henderson's Gallery
and have your Photo iade for hor;
and to pleaso her still better, bring
her along with you.
-Mr. Jerro Looper killed a hog
on the 16th inst., thirteen months
.old that worghed 436 pounds net.
le also killed an owl the same
day that measured four foot and
oight inches from tip to tip of
wings. He deserves a modal.
-There will be a meeting of the
trustees of the several districts of
the county at the court house the
first Faturday in January 1898.
The Pickens county teachers asso
eiation will also meet on same1 day
111d at. same place. Let there be
a full attendance at each occa
--A citizen of Pickens County
started to this city on Wednesday
evening with a load of corn and
foddor. When a few milei from
town his wagon became disabled
on account of a broken wheel.
He took off the wheel and carried
it to a blacksmith shop about two
hundred yards away where it was
repaired. Oin returning to the
wagon it was found that some
miscreant had stolen every ear of
corn and most of the fodder. No
trace of the thief could b4 found,
and as it was very dark he escaped
and has not been found yet.
Greenville Mountaineer, 25th inst.
-A very serious accident oc
curred on tho Pickens aid Easley
railroad last week at the rock cut
near the Ariail place. Two men
were blasting and had put a keg
of powder in a hole to tear up the
rock, but when fire was applied to
make the explosion it did not go
off; and the men were taking the
powder from the hole, when from
sonme c-tuso it exploded, blowing a
a white man about ten feet, but
lie was not hurt very much, but a
negro who was working with himr
wvas badly torn up about the breast
The negro is still alive at this
writing, but his recovery is very
-The. Rulhamah school taughi
by Miss Fannie Moore, gave ar
entertainment Thursday of lasl
week at the close. The exercisei
consisted of speeches, dialogues
songs, etc. Dr. Riley and Rev. L
T. Weldon made some very ap,
propiriate remarks in behalf of th<
school which added much to thi
occasion. The little children art
to be congratulated for the wa)
they acted their parts givdn t<
them ; showmng by their actionm
thnt ithey hadc received the propei
tramIing from their instructor. Al
tho end, one of the most beau.
tifuil features of the occasion wai
the marriage of Miss Fannie Moor
to Alr. W. A. Burdette, of Pied
mont. T1hey took their stand un
dher a hunch of mistletoe and wer<
united in the holy bonds of mnatri
molny by Rev. J. R. Riley. Thb
marriage was quite a surprise t<
all p)resolnt, and Mr. Buirdette hal
wo for himself a prize. Mis
Fannie is a kind, Christian lad'
and is one among the highest in ed
ucational circles, was loved by al
who kcnew her. Mr. Burdattei
one of Piedmont's most enterpris
ing citizens. The happy coupi
left the same afternoon for thei
futuro honmo in Piedmont, where
bountifl repast awaited them
Their many frionds extend to ther
hea rty congratLulationis and wis1
for' them, peace, joy a nd prosperi
ty th rough thme journey of life.
T1he moeting of the JTournal1 Di
rectors is changed from 30th De
comber to 5th January, 1898.
W. T. O'Dell, Prsident.
Ono house and five acre 101
House containing five rooms an
three fire-places, on corner Mai:
and Liberty streets.
J. H-. A mblor,
doc3097w2. Ambler, S. C.
--I.. will preach at Cateochot
(Norris Cotton Mills,) at
o'clock on fourth Sunday, Do,
26th, 1897, at Fairview en the fire
Sunday morning in January, e
Rubamnah on second Sunday, an
at Gap Hill on thle third Sunda'
Rev. A. M. Attaway,
Pastor in charge.
AttentIon!l PICensH Riflem.
Every member of the Picken
Rifles are requeosted to meet r
their armory on Saturday the 1i
January 1898, at 8 o'clock, p. mr
All must be prepared to dril
Let there be a full attendance, a
-business of importance will coim
up for consideration.
GREENVILLE, - - S. C.,
gWGive him a call and be
51Wl)ross Goods and Trim
mings, Hats, Shoes, Cloth
ing, Trunks, Valises and
overything you want
and at your own
I also carry a full line of Milli
Don't forgot tho place. A lion
in the door.
Yours for trade,
Jennings Bargain Store
W. A. JENNINGS, Prop.
GiEENVlLLE, S. C.
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93 Nassu Si, New York.1
Quality a"*"',,'" Too!
STY L E8S
ILadies', Gientlemen's & Tandem.
Tho Lightest Running Whools on Earth.
STHE ELDREDGE ~
We always Made Cood Sowing Machines!
Why Shouldn't we Make Cood Wheels I
Notice to Tre*waP(pjee's.,
All persotns aro hereoy warned not to
fish, hunt. or In any way trespass on my
lands. Those disregardinig thii I >tico will
be proseeitted to the fuiet'.e - of law.
.J. ii. JamIIesong 1%yu I~, iS. C.
All person4s are lereby; warned not to
1141, lmnt or in any waf' t re'spass on my
land. Persons disregart'Iing this notice
will be proseetnted. L. E. Ilopkins,
Notice to Tir'e1asscrN.
All persons are bhreby eitu iott hut,
fish or inl any way trv4pass on our hands.
Those disregacling this i~tilee will bit prose
cutted, It. A. Biowen,
-W. S. Kirksey.
Valuable to Women.
Especially valuable to women is Brownsl
Iron Bitters. Backache vanishes, headachq
disappears, strength takes the place of
weak ness, and the glow of health readily
comes to the pallid cheek when this won.
derful remedy is taken. For sickly children
or overworked men it has nq equal. No home
should be without this famous remedy.
Browns' Iron Bitters iP old by all dealers.
Notice to Pela4itos) llontrdils.
The Township P eisiion i4ord will i1ect
onl tho third Monday of .Jaiuary, (17th
1898,) to co4sideir all niew a11pplieilt ion an11d
revise the roll of 1897. h'lle Towniship
Boards will give reason for dropping 11111es
from the roll. Tho colilty examllillilig
bIoardl will umpet 'T'lirsly January 27th
1818 to sett.le aill ispiltld antd con tests thel!
Pension lioards cleted In 1897, will serve
until August, 18117. Thi ries of iState
Board of PeLnsionls with o her blanks will
b sent to the Anditrs oifi er for dlstribu
tions. . A. Christopher,
dec13 917. .,
Are You WpakI
Weakness manifests itself in the loss of
ambition and aching bones. The blood is
watery; the tissues are wasting-the door is
being opened for disease. A-bottle of Browns'
Iron Bitters taken in time will restore your
stren h, soothe your nerves, make your
blood rich and red. Do you more good
than an expensive special couise of medicine.
Browns' Iron Bitters is sold by all dealers.
FOR LOW RATES
TEXAS, MEXICO' CAL
IFORNIA, ALASKA, or
any other point, with
FREE MAPS, write to
Fred D. Bush,
District Passrdger Agont,
Louisvillo & Nashville R. R,,
361 Wagle S9t.4 Ulanta,lEa.
(Late 4"Echange Htotel,)
CREENVILLE, P. C.
A FIRST CLASS COMMERCIAL
Newly lRieitted, llefurnishlnd, alld NIodern
ized. All GIuests' Itooms Large, Light,
with Opel (Grates. li'rge Saimplei
1toot:s ott Oltien Floor. City
Railway from Air Linle
Terms per Day, $2.00.
0:)1-: \v. 'm ar1.n.t-, nager.
CArr. WY. It. Wnrri:. Chief Clerk.
Are different frotui all other
muedicines. Each perf'ormts
a specific duty, thus doing away with
drastic purgatives and curing b~y the
Mild Power Theor y.
One Pink Pill touches the liver, re
tu oves the bile, the bile
muoves the bowels. The
Tonic Pellet does the rest.
Have one? Saniplo free at any store.
Complete Treatment, 25 doses 25k.
Brown Mi'g. Co., N. Y. & Greeneville. Tenn.
Foir sale by FJreemian &I H'entirii, Pick
ens, 8. C. . b., jul~yl.
Dimeass of the Blood and Nerves.
No one need suffer with'neuralgia. This
disease is qnickly and permanently cured
by Browns' Iron Bitters. Every disease of
the blood, nerves and stomach, chronic
or otherwise, suiccumbs to Browns' Iron
Bitters. Known and used for nearly, a
quarter of' a century, it stands to-day fore
most among our most valued remedies,
Briowns' Iron Bitters is sold by all dealer4,
'lThe Auditor's ofice wfil ho open from
thte 1st da1y of Janunary 1898,'to the 201 h day
of February 1898, to* receive't retutrns for
lReal lad Personal propertly, Yfor taxatio~n it
Pickens counltty, for fiscatl year comml~ten~cinig
,January the 1st 1898.
The Auditor' or 1his deputIes will hel at
each of the following plreluincts to r1celive
retuirns for said( fiscal yeatr.
Calhotun, Monday January 17th 1898.
Central, Tfuesday and Wednesday Jranu
uairy 18th atul 19th 1898. ''
Norris Cotton Mill, Tfliraday January
LIberty, Friday and Saturday January
21st and 22d 18948.
1Rasley, hinday and. Tuesday .Jamtar'y
24th and14 25th 189)8.
Cross P lins1, WVeilnesday' January 20ith
Looper's Store, Trhursda~y* January 27th
P'ete4r's Creek, (Hughes' Store,) Fridlay
.Jatntuairy 28th 189*8.
P'umpkinltownI, Saturday .Jimuarlly 211th
K~sttt,4, (Kinug's Old Store,) Tr'iesday
Febuaryii 1st 181*8.
Hurr1(i4eni1-, (Mile4 Cree4k,) Wednesd48(ay
Fehlruantry 2d3, 189*8.
Six M ile, Th'lursd::y Februatry 3d 18118.
Pr'ater's, F'rida. 'ehr nar. -1Ith 18918.
P'ickens CourtI H'ouse4, balance of the
Th'lis is thle y ar that11 the latw requ9ires1' all
personhlto m1k) a11 4 ii' retr of aill heual Kstate
and14 luildimct, fori actionl of thle To4wnsh11ip
Assssrs 1.)ho are reiiired by law to ex
lInor'anc4 (of lhe lime of lisliung is no4 eIx
(11t4e; andl a1 1I11tty 4f lifly iter cenl~t, for
Allon reun fIIi stity ninedl li up' r(thei
'r~ All tax1rI bayr IgtWt mrake teir reurn
All per]clo byl' rota hrgall aroize o
do s, 1and, to ctao -- eriof theor ener
lHankstY lIilingk to eu'i hed forb s
SFhol, Lirand othey liver ltte Compii ey
are reqiuiredl by laa t m'r retrns.'
Allctionle89 lteetd4I*2 Sandute s of t1gao
bye those udi t hl~ s~ a~ ial
Is selling at or bel cost and
we sympathize with farm
ing people, as we ha - ad
some cxperience adong
A shoi t crop and a low price
is a double calamity.
He C1n'1t expect the people
to pay even a liberd profit on
their purchalses unflder existing
We are willing to divide
our Profits aid in this way do
all we can to tide this emier
We do not boast of the lar
gest stock, but we do boast of
and at as low a price, if not a
little lower than the other fel..
Trry us and be convinced
that what we say is true.
Yours for trade,
Frceman & llludIVS~,
Pickens, S. C.
w."< BU DCE TP*m
PHUN and PHAX
FOR THE PHOLKS.
Times seem to bea li ttle squal
ly, but the little Pholks must
have son nice tihings for their
stockings Ch ritmns.
,o this Budget hais brought
up a nice lot olf Holiday goods
an1d they must b0 divided a ound
among the children. Tell the
Old PIolks about this so they
can be fixin', about11 it. '.1'ho first
to Come gets thle first pick, lut
there's plenty for all.
The Pholks all read that no
tico last month and for a few
weeks they kept us pretty busy
We are miuch obliged to you
for sending then your paper.
There is one followv, however,
wvho dlidnt't come up. Probably
hie don't take your paper. May
h0 lie enn't road and he's the
veyone we wan~edi to) iomW up)
the wvorst. If you happI.en to see
him, you might oeution it to
him. And say to all that we
are much obligedl to thmeim and
tell them we wish them a merry
Christmas, and( a goodl lively
timn all next year.
WT. T .M'Fali.
D)on't mould them like you
But we got them up in a
All kinds of WVagon and
Buggy repairing done while
you w'ait. Done so Quick
you will conie back again
when you break-down or have
a runaway scrapec.
Yours' for tradeC,
DUCKWORTH & PALMER,
Plickenis, S. C.
Patronize Your Home
Wo roprosent strong stock comn
panlies who writoi aL liberal policy
on all classes of prioperty at roa
g cous before placing your
A. W. H UDGENS & SON,
EASLEYI - - S C.
f(N. B.-We can write you
CHOCK FULL 0PF GU ODS.
%uOqsit direct.from NEW YORK, by an experienced buyer.
s ie nicest selection we have ever had. Oir s ock
laiger than ever before 1111d we are carry
ing now a little of everything
There s4 no better market than Pickens
and nobody ore anxious to please than we are.
We ask you to cot e us. The iarket price paid for
STO P AND TI1)r
Did you ever think for five minutes wher wa. th
to buy ? If not, then read the following and like your ne
Notwithstanding the cry of hard tiies and the low price
cotton, my store room is daily crowded with both lookers an
buyers. They have heard that
Store is the place to got real bargains; and tho,
ways get what he advertises .1and at the price ad
everybody who reads this papor to como to my st
share of the bargains.
In Dress Goods I have anything from a 45c Calico to a $150
per yard Silk. But I want to talk to you about goods of every
JEANS. I will soll you a first rate Jeans at 10c.
A No. 1 Kentucky school boy Jeans for 13c.
The Best All-Wool Filled Jeans over sold for 25c
Wool Flannels, Red and Whito; you will just have to see the
goods and got prices to appreciate them.
Canton Flannels that challenge all conpetition in prices and
quality at 5, 8, 10 and 12c per yard.
Underwear, Fine and CllEAP, Wool and Cotton, for mon and
Women, but I challenge
To tbrow down a better Shirt for 4'8e than I will.
100 Quilts and Blankets that must be sold.
I cut the price to the Quick while you have the money. No use
to wait till your miioney is gono then offer hargains when you
SHOES. A. K. PARK has a liepntation on Shoes that lie is
prouid of. Often does hear it said, "What 'Park tells you about
shoes you can depend on it.'' I shall hold to that reputation, no
matter what it cost me. I have shoes for men, woinen anl. chit
dren at aill prices.
Come to see whlen you want iDry (oods or Shoes, and you
will get more Gloods for your money th:ni you (x pe'c'ted.
Greenville, S. C. West End.
Fresh and New
Is our* ent ire stock of DRY GOODSA, NOTIONS, (CAiUPETS, MATTINGS
Our stock this fall in all the abhove Iines is th lar11 gest anid mlostI comn
plete we have ever h11anil eveir shiown in one houise in Green ville. Weo
extend to all our~ friends a cord ial in vitation wheni in C reenville to give
us a call.
We have some rare barga ins to oiler. A few we will mention.
The best all wool filling Jeains 10 oz.. 25 cents.
The best all wool filling Jeans 84 oz.. 20 cents.
9 yds all wool t willed Tedl Flainnel for~ $1.00.
A '25c. all wool twilled lRod Flainnel for~ 15 cents.
A heavy Outing in all colors and black and white 5 cents.
All wool eassimiere, the 50c. quality 35 cents.
T1able Damask fast colors 200c. a better at 25 cents.
Best Sea Island 23 yds for $1.00.
IHeavy I Drilling 5c. worth 6 conts.
Dress Ginghams 5 cents and up. Cotton checks 4 cents.
Best aproni Ginghams 5 cents.
Best indigo Calico 23 yds for $1.00.
Calico for 34 cents. A better at 4 cents.
The best Calico for 5 cents.
'a8 in. all wool Dress Flainnel all colors 25 cents.
50 in. Black Briliantinie 40 centy wvorthi 75 cents.
30 in. D~ress Flannel all wool 18 centa.
Prettiest line 25c. Novelty Dress Goods ini Greenville.
10-4 Blankets white and colored 45 eeiits.
Capes $1 and up. Carpets and lMattings at pricesq lower than you
ever bought before.
SHOES! SHOES!! We have p~ut in a complete new stock an1d cani
fit you in anything you want. Give us a trial and see if we won't Rave
you 15 per cent.
Remember we have no old stock to put oflf on you, but' everything
new and fresh.
We have only mentioned a few of the many Bargains that abounds in
our store. Call arid be convinced that theo place to buy your goods is AT
R33.t T-1~l ..
?WAfter Seeing our Clothing.
And getting the prices. We have made every effort to bocm trade
and it will be groatly to your benefit to puirchiase yourW
of us now. Our goods are liked whierever us.ed and are the be'f, to be ob
If you have not seani ouri stock, you will be suin~l ised at the ex tensive
variety of carefully selected and~ hanuidsomne pattornis in
(JCOTH IN (A
in avery conceivable and desirable style.