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FynL.9 lCD VI~iRY TVIi[LJRDAY.
Subscription One Dollar a Year
JCteredi at tUe Post OfIee at Pokens as
THUilRSDAY, A (i(. . 19O9.
Cn1didiates fior State Conigress
ioial and Solicitorial honors have
colie, had thoir say and have gone.
'Tiuesday was a day of politics in
pickens and about 1500 camo to
town to hear Bun Tilliian and to
As tho 4peeches dolivered at
Pickens were about tho same as
those mail(de in Greonvillo, Tn11E
Jot'rNA. anticipated and publishod
tle (r'eon villo speeches.
All the candidatos aro good me)
and the voters will be puzzlod to
lect the bes-t man for the office,
and the people of Pickens, being
free and indepi':dent, it Will be
diflicult. to predict the rs8ult of the
Of the candidates for governor
it was evident that McSweeiey
aind Giry won votos and that Hoyt t
Iha last groind. Ho's ha(1 pri- I
marv was unfoittinate for him and
gave Tillinii a chance to show
that sentimien1t canl not stanld
liinst tibbor fIi ats an11(d solid
re.ison. Inl fict this wholo prohi
hi1tionl mlovemlent Is ()nly ani ll t er01t 11
to restoreo th o] rege11110 that
Olica dutinu ld this State. t
01' tie cadi(Ildltehs f,>r Lieuten
an t gove'rnoir tih 'y all made la fi %
vorbliei *1 Il limpres .1ln. but Jamegso. I ie
Tillman smsto hatvoenaught thle
coweI innst by his IIndsome l ap
laiiaiCe and Clo(1quout utterances.
As 01 the otlier uffinees, so as fo~r n
the vt' ti icI.kensit c.>ilty i.S CoirI
corned"(, it is appar.1,0nt that therel~
Iill be n1o changets inl them) un1less
it iniy bw thie St:ate tireasurer and
ra"ilroa- .1 c illIllissionler. The ig tt
for. Stale sui':rintienet of ed e -
tion is lo't 1ad the result, inl this
Conn1y at this tim appears to be
in Livor I the iutiheit.
Tlte cr-owtl w,-.s or'derly and treat
ed ev'ery caididate with (lie ut.
most repeCt, and the candidates
ill deserved it.
The conig ressio Dnl candIdato as
,rame last, but had a good audi
-0nce, The ITa t betwoon Latimor
itmd Wr~iner wias evidetl y to Lati.
fIrieks is hioii at in his opinions
in regardh to tiIh r oad q1uestion , I
feel thait tnoionen will doniy. He1
just looks throua.~h other glasses
than those I look through.
'Ilhe dest iny~ of a nation depends
ulpon the eduention of its children.
Ilt is a duty we Owe them and our
State to see to it., that our oduca
tiotnat failities aro not behind
those of other states, and that the
poor have ant equal chance with
the rich. 1t it is otherwise, we
mnigh t eanse the poor man to emii
grate to other statOs, and then we
wouldI~ not have imn herie to work
by the side of men of property th~
stamn number of' days as may hi
req(jured by the county comimis
sioiners as he suggests.
ILot us5 not forget that Clemson'
College is kep)t upj by a prtivileig
tax oni fortilizers of tnonity-fivi
cents per toni. M r. Ihondricks saiy
there is thirty thiousanitd moro tie
groes in thie Sttato than whiites, ac
cordl ig to thitt stat'mnit thie ne
groos use more of the fortilizen
ihani t he whitos, anid by seasoni o
their color they cannifot ente. r thnt
college . 'rho poor whites of' th
State use over half of the balanet
tha is used50 and by reason of thbeil
p)overty' they catnnot ente(r thl
college ei ther'. There w~as real ized
]ast year, $6:2,000) fromi the privil.
*'ge tax, and yet some1 peoplo siay'
let thomi edutcate their own chii
dIrnn and (10 as much work on th<
1)u1blic roads as the man of prop
I am as mnuch4 opp1osed to Odul
cating the inegr'o as any oneC, il
ther'e was any way out of it with
out Ieavinmg out the poor w~hi tes
but thero is not, and hence, wi
have to dleal with the question a,
we find it. Many of our poo0
whites are as good men as we hav'
in the State and wiill comoe ou
from utnder the yoko of p)over ty i
wec will give them a chtanco by teat
ing~ fair with thorm.
The county is being doveloped
nnd built up) at a rate never known
becfore. Factories, roller mills,
etearo being built almost in every
commiun ity and, hieice the demand
for better roads. The man who
has nothitng has no share In the
wealth of those enterprisea and
yet we have men who say they
shuould do as much work on) the
roads as the men who ovvns this
wealth and thereby caused the (d0
rnand for better roads,
''Tere are places 0on 9t1r red
l good lstI 1 aSeetnabl..o :see wf
the Inefi 6f property should phj.
to a small tax on property for thi
purpose knowing na they ougl
that it cannot be done with fre
If the old system had given sati
(action there would have been n
change mado in the road law. an
why any one wants to go back t
a system in this ago of improv
monts that they know did no
give satisfaction nor good road@,
am unable to see.
It has been said that I was i
favor of putting all the burdon c
keeping up the roads on property
which is (also. I stand flat foote
on the road law the last legislatur
onacted for Pickens county.
Editor Journal As the road
question is now being agitated,
may we not hope that in 1h0o clos
ing darys of the nlinlotoonth contury
somo Moses may ariso to load us
to the long sought goal.
Our estimable and highly ro
ipectablo citizon, Air. Matthew
londricks. toue hod a responsivo
bhord in tho bosomr of many, when
io said he was oppoaed to a tax
or road work aind that every man
hould fool the weight of a govern
nont that he might bocomo inter
sted. I for one concur with him,
rnd am fully satisfied that the
18ajority of the good people all
ver the land, were) they to speak
heir honest opinions, wore they to
ut self aside; do away with all
'iejidice un(l acri lieo o prieiple
- rfl'ectiol 01 tavo I, would echo
nd re-echo tho views of Air. Mat
lhew Hlenthicks. Selah.
Alir. Hendricks' opinion is tha
1o have had too much road law
or the past ten years. I think so
00, unless we could have i better
1w, for it gets from bad to worse.
t has never fallen to iy lot to be
onored as one of the law makers,
nd should it ever be, (%which is
igh ly improbable,) and woro I to
e iuistrumental in doing arything
t all, (ini my judgment) ineritor
ours, my consti t ucy would sound
ho praise or else there would be no
oot. Although I am no law maker,
Liy one has the right to suggest,
*nd my opinion is iII it the time
ras coio to rotrograde somewhat
Lii( get back upon the old system
)f road working, for good roads
re certr inly the life of a country,
ind as bad legislation has turned
nost ot our roadb into gullies, all
vho claim Citizenship, should be
villing to lend a liolping hand; but
>eCauto some are unwilling, is tic
'eason for taxing property lor road
ork as wo all know, at least we
hould know, that it good rad
mbdance tho value ot property
Just ini that proportion, the assess
noi th li)3placedi potin pthOetan
No, the best targtiments for tast
rug piropierty for road working fall
to dust, anid when weighed with
just balance, wunl bo found want
ing, for their eteaonce my be put i
the following language: "A
property paiys for overything olse
why not pay for rcad workingr?
We canniot gracefully call upo
the town folks to work our co ot
try roads when thuey ha~ve their ow
special tax anid street works t
look after unless we gratitanal
haul them wood some cold winte
day; besides we tihe common pe<
p)10, (and but low claim to 1:
otherwviso in this country,) judi
ing from aull aplponr~anco, aro juist
anxious to get to town as the towu
peoplo aire for urs to comle. M
caunOt without a blush ask the rai
roads to lhelp work our roads ui
1ess wo) agree to haul crosstics fi
their road. We shroulId ho conisi
tout andl do the fair thring a
airoirnd, look ing facts Psqua~rely
the farce. Sirupposo A empl~oys
'to work is farmr onr thro sharers, er
ir ha f, whli ch is com n w uhenr A fur
- nshes landie, stok , tools , fir'owoo
- garden, patchlos, wngon and1( te:
fa all haun g and suplposO whci
the (crop is ma-lo' and gathered at
aill ready for ma rket, thrat 11 shoul
wake uip to thle facet that there is
rorad. Now I should think it to I
A and Brl1's buIsinessa, as to wheth<
they build a road or not. If thrt
conclude rnot to hmrrId I prostrir
thrat 1B can find tire way out L
w hich hc ('amo in, hbut if they d1
c ide to haul out, jurst a. soon r
they get into thre public rond B
as rmuchl at home as A and wool
- spurn the idea of not doing
murch wvork as A No other lotio
-uCl evrltered his mlid until ho i
I C wh turned huimi aside to hoei
-11him grindl his aIxo. A public roa
,is pl~llic prop)erty, aind p~rivanl
l proper'ty should niot be taxed
work it, 1 would favor theo eigi
day system, but not require tI
full time if the roads cnn bo put
goodl condition on loss. Th
wiourld encourage labor and(11) no
would want to kill time. I won
leave the time of working to tI
county board, but thinj a go<
p~ortion) of it should be done in tI
latter part of winter and earl
spring about guano time, whi
thore is no grumwblinrg andi all foi
g aly, as rations are plentiful an
the dirt in) a plaint conditio,
I would favor thre county furise
ing a fow good tools; and one othi
thing I would have our law mal
era consider and that is the mial
nor ini which the lumbeor and shri:
gle wagone butcher our roada
ljn)[ Qf pow y n Deprggert
k bd.41ortlin of It, htt ingoi*61'atAd
t cutting itogullies what should be
it a road. Thon say yoit tai the
it property that they ruay pop the
e whip more loudly.
Don't ;o Lack on tho old soldior
v who Went to the war, perforied
o good service, got wounded, worked
d his Limo out wlen the law wis
o twolvo days jaid by industry, fru.
gality and economy accumulated
t1 some property, I say don't go back
I on him, and11( indirectly put him on
the road again by taxation.
n Much more might be said show.
f ing the injustice of such taxatioU,
, but thi,, littlo may perhaps find its
I way to the waste baskets. And
P I know someo of you will differ with
me and of course each and all have
t right to their own opinion, but
I write my honest Convictions and
thinking i am right, I hopo you
mal all Leo it ill tho -Samo light.
You who differ with ,ao I cordia.ly
and in a brothi rly mnn er ask you
to comuo over and como quickly,
remembering that its only while
the lamp holds ot to burn tho
vilest sinner may return.
Youl will never find any other
pills so prompt and so pleant ats
DeWitt's Little Early Risers. Dr.
G. W. Earle.
It Helped Win Battles.
Twenty-nine oflicers and men
wrote from the Front to say that
for Scratchoe, Bruises, Cuts,
Wounds, Soro Feot and Stiff
Jointe, Bucklen's Ardien Savle is
the best in the World. Same for
Burns, Skin Eruptions mid Piles.
25 cts. a box. Cure guaranteed.
Sold by Bolt & Tlornley druggis,.
will meet in the various townships
in Pickens county on Saturday,
August 25th, and organize by
olecting a chairman and secretary.
They shall elect one of their num
bor, (not a pensioner or applicant
for pension) who shall neet at
Pickens court house, Monday, Sep.
tember 3d 1900, to olect i county
MArr usw HENDICis,
Ch 'm. Board Pensioners.
Preve ted a Tragedy.
Timely information given Mrs.
George Long, of New StrAitsvills,
Ohio, saved two livcs. A frightful
cough had long kept her awake
every night. She had tiied many
remedies and doctors"but steadily
grew worse until urged to try Dr.
King's New Discovery. One bot
tle wholly cured her; and she
writes, Mte marvelous iuodicino
also cured Mr. Long of a severe
attack of Pnumonia. tSph ctires
are positive pr o f of its power to
o',re atll throat, chest atid lung
thenles, Onily 50t ai1 $1.00,
Gunrnnttoed, Til bottlea fro~o at
Wlheveas, the tuill hainds of the
- orris Cotton tuill are very anx
e ious to seo and hear what the re
a spctv enndidates have to say,
-and as the county D~emocratic exo
" cuitivo committee failed to give
s Catoechiee a meeting, we have made
'4 arrangements wi th thbe Superini
tendent, Mr. J. B. Meachoam, for
ii the candidatos to addlross the peo
jplt) of' that place on Saturday even
n in g 18th inst., begining at 3
0 o'clock. Let everybody who care
y to hoar and1( see t he candidat~s
ir come out. Rememnber that date,
>- Saturday 18th inst., at 3 o'clock.
0o J. Ax.cxzo Baows.
' Bieware of (Iinttients for Cr..
(1 ta'i'lu ltt it 11l11i Meretty,
e :Wmecury wil surly de-tr'oy the' se'lne of
- aellan copleel der'.iige te w hole
-~. cyste when etin g it, thri ough th
r mucousac suriiface. SiichI ticiles shonuhi
from rep tableph ali - ia t he <Ehnl g..
the wmil o aisn fo 'lli i Ito te goo yo.
Oen- Worb k Wbrieakomtem.ns l
. eny &Cooudr K. oidn<ys.
-' Umelty Kn.ys ake internallodti.
* ieclylo the bloyu bd paseos rugh
n outrh kide ohe ne vy -hre inue.
d Sodb bloodree75 purfer btthei.
teral' aml lil ore the ste o
Snblty dny imakie Inpte blood.
t of order, they fall to do
p '#. their work.
d Pains, aches and rheu
matism come from ex
cu ess of uric acid in tile
t -----toule blood, due to neglected
e Kidney trouble causes quick or unsteady
heart beats, and makes one feel as though
they had heart trouble, because the heart Is
it over-working in pumping thick, kidney
u'poisoned blood through veins and arteries.
d1 It used to be considered that only urinary
troubles were to be traced to the kidneys,
but now modern science proves that nearly
dl all constitutional diseases have their begin
n fing in kidney trouble. . -
.1I you are sick you can make no mistake
by first doctoring your kidneys. Tihe mild
Ic and the extraordinary effect of Dr. Kilmer's
,l Swamp-Root, the great kidney remedy Is
di soon realized. It stands the highest for its
wonderful cures of the most distressing cases
'and is sold on Its merits
'by all druggists In fifty
rI cent and one-dollar si*..
-. s. You may have a
. emlebotl bfmi~i Pem, e Iqapt
-sfeelie be le telingyou ow to fing
: ar...v a ava kidee ladd traua
Come and see for yo;.rself i1,:
ablo Prices and are payia, a nic"
W\e havo on hand a barr, I of ni
gallon ; Mriscovado, 45.
Try oilr Good Luck Coirleo at 5
We have just received a nice lin
dry goods line, notions, &u give I
The tirno for public schoos to
preparetd to furnish the childron
chalk, &C. A largo amount of emv
As this is a scarce time in Ton(
thing Wo can for the benefit of' o
Wo extend thae timo of luying a
litiish our car load.
. ClOan lu) thu old )Ots a:0l 3toveO
bring much you will got 1h01n out
brass, etc. Would iko to haiv ail
nIlounl1tains. Beeswax is jIt.qt as gt
Outr customers know that wo cat
the(i u1 ill any quantity.
Masonic Hall Building,
ebrilu a ry
Po havc your Vehi( le made C
repaint 0them at the Gr
--W'V MIae Jnbber
During the Cold weather hie
iges and Buggies will
If end it! your ve!eles n
H. C. \'IA
VINP OF CARDUI ~'r
htAt brutsght partttnthebt rol? tt a id a
lit fuffering woml~eu wh* tWere tiq thoit
of Ciardui perforined"V c odrful cure"
in her caso, she suffered with the ago
nieof falling of the womb-, lenorrhcwa
and prYofuso menstruation. The weekly
appearan eo ofthamo~usesfor t wo months
ajped her vitality until she was A p>hys
way. vTheo' camne the trial of ''ino of
Cardul and the cure. Mrs. MItchell's
eprionce ought to commend Wime of
haun touering women in words of
is within the reach of all. Women who
try it are velioved. Ah ukour druggs
for all1 bottle of Wine of Eardul and~
not take a substitute if tendered you.
Mire. Willie Mitehell, South GJastan. W I .
"Wino or Cardul and Thedford's'Nlack.
Draught, have srfornsds a iraenlous cure
with fpltln of be wb and leucorbtar
mny hense cd eer y week for two
bsnd indueod mes to try wine of Cordul
and ntmok-Inraught. and now the leucor
rh ea has dlsp eared, and I am restored 5 ,
-rc yiwar, aedr
I 'ttunty3 of Picke't, .
ily JT. lI Ne'wberyI, l-: qj'i :, Pr'iobat
Whe1 tis .:\.blan..W.Ag
.\'hnii-Iruttion of ih" K'I .!. ..f tnd el
cutii.ld <~ [ 'I thitecea, tat hm 1 iiot
appe, :r h'e fore me~, nthe co 2 '.aa'r
Nftricco'~s Fithnl, tt1i m'enki
h-v uyresig .\Mnoitnie ,
not he~ grut weter.t e
filikno hotwe t \vc.19iin 'lid d ()
th.hda so Julyr1tsi the -.,b ab
h:r oiney ndence
Noic suFcna moSetts mnt~
. Sc, ort' PElsi on. Itr agivs
emn sftrengsth o .\d . (' % e
anmskoe .buian,e a4E.en
&~. end . T. rug;:.te.
price for poultry f of overy kind.
, homomade mhn,sos at 85 cents per
c of prirts. Fr anything in the
9 a chance.
>)0en is closo at hand allnd we alre
vith papeor, tablets, p)encils, slates,
Clopes, logal Cap paper, dlay books
y lmattors we try -o landlo every
rap iron till Jully 1; tlh ill ordor to
around your hoin . I1 they don't
if your way. Wo iy oltd copper,
thej old l.ills in the B1o0 Ridge
od as m11olney at 21ne per 1toind.
't be glutted on cliaklls. 8o bring
Pi'ikens, S. C,
md - March
ood as new. Wo rpair and
ecivi e Coach Fatory.
the repanirinlg an ' o yur Carri
D riv ig.~~v ~i .
K LE . P Po,
is n g od I in t ,- To-i od
Al 1wkud -0 r at MN>ri
Fruit Ja lw .1 lot on t i yet
of tIe be onchin made hind it
L.ot' of heti wvnlher goords to
closo on1t. CIIanll. . I ie batrgains
ton~ ligh't (alho'rs, I4.'.Il, &(., jll
4&'Mnri en't ehti.g yu for
an1y more goods( 5in 1)909.
Pickens, S. C.
W"'Home Tomre N 3. 1.
Clark Brs. &
Nlnufactur ers and1 Dealers1~ in
sell the bes'.t W'rtiughIt Irtoni
Vt ton w Ia t a ma .mlunten t or
furnsh~l a heit tr 'ihrs of w.ork I han
se1 ll nything fin malrbh- m- G 'rl1It
- from a slmall vno to a aldie'rs or
WIe have the1 ih .t, Ilino of (do.
signs and snamph-s knrowrn to the
trade. C1orr E'OItlnco prompltly
anlsweretl. '1.11 for hOI~lss,
CLARK BROS., & CO.
- E. R: IN-.\ e81
Sash, Doors, Elinds Flooring,
I Oeiling, and We\'adoard
ing, Mon ' g, of all
-kinds. Le.Kii a~nd
W~,ith all kitnds of
IENGINE AD riPE FITTINGS.
Aiso. En~Igum nd C.'~trdor Oil at
Tnm ici (I!, Pah Raw~.. anid
Boibt~d f'.>r * .. rt , a:d W hlite
; (IVO n1.a tria l befre buying
B. E. ORANDY,
Pickens8 8, 0,
Omosc and( Wanrohonso n~Aa mQ.
WILL MOV9 PLACk OF BU1#I
NE$S TO COLUMIA 8. C.
WIIAIT I SAY I WILL 110, 1
Competitors, ye had as well try
to lift youIrself ia: a basket, as to
My dosire is to move goods, not
to got cash. Shrewd buyors nood
no arguing. Each and evory cliim
Made by m11 at thia sale is just as
repreeoited. I do not advertiso
sollietling I haven't got. I will
soll in) the next thirty dlys, twu.
tv Pianos at factory prices; sixty.
live organ1S; forty-livo sowing mla
chines; ton head of horsos; twelve
wag-ons; eighty head of filno Jersey
liilelh cows; twenty head of thor
ouighb lI'cTl Jersev hoifer calves.
The pianos will ho sold at whole
sale prico for cash. $450 pianos
for $100; $350 pian o for *205; $250
pianos for *115; $85 organ for $55;
$75 organ for $45; $55 sowing ma.
chme for $28; $45 machino for $18.
Will sell lilch cows on three
mon tibs, noto, aind4 anyone buying
a nilhi cow from me, can pasture
noxt Siummer ireo of charge, in the
Mayelrry pasture, six months,
which amiounits to *9.00.
It is not so nnch money that I
want, as to got rld of tho pianos,
organs, sowing miachines, hors,8S,
wvagons an(d Cowp, that I have en
hianld. I havo rented a store inl
Columiibia, S. C., and w'ill opn up
husiiess thero on .January 1-t
1900. The goods I have onl hand
must, be sold regardless of the en4
valuio to me. This is no faket sat.
I have t heSO goods and steek on
hannd, and they will be sold.
If you have g'ot the cash show it
to me and you. will be surpriscd
what will buy a piane, organ aand
sowing machine. A ehance in a
life time to buy at whol sale prices.
Pianos at $115.00. 'Think of it:
The u agent's ermmissions, tho deal
e r' pr o), are all taken ofr, ani(d
you get thelm at wholesaler's prolit.
Sewing machin. ieedlos at 20
cents a dozen ; 10 cents oil it b
cents por bottle.
. '.) Guilars for $4.50; $5.0)
Violins $3 00.
Everythinig else in the simiall in.
strument line to go in pr)ort-ijon.
COme while tho goodi are on
M. L. ALEXANDERI,
(Jreenv'iile, 5. C
W~iOLE8~ALE AND VKTA1L
Lrge drove jus~t in from
Tennesee fine, yoiug, sound
and~ at ljiing pr1ices.
We dely compuIetition inl ourt
1Ispc'tion) of' stock solicit
Stables and Storehousn
(GREENVILLE, 1 S, C.
Digests what you eat.
It ar'tIicellly digests te food and aids
Naturmo in strengt,beninrg and( recon
structing the exhaust~ed digestivo er.
gans. i t is the latest d scoverecdldgest.
anit anud tonic. No other preparatilon
can ap~proneh~ it 1 eincy, 16 14
stantly relieves a n spently onres
P Upesla, JI i on, Ileartbrn,
~RIgoneo, Sour Itpl ah~ use
ok h* Xoadache,Gs ~~.C~mp, n
all hr ruts o i~tp4Igest o,
* , e
Pitter31I'9Et E 9 Ialte9.
Practicoloi all I -.r( I
Ollice (ver V ; rlg Store.
lf. J. IIAvN .(I :mt, C P Int oR,
L- W. IAIcut.:, - i w ns . .
Urceniviie . (',
II ayilies~ wr a ,& r.11 Rbllo
I'nifnt h-o in ::!1 e A Ueial to all
b1iua r n . i i .
DR. t. P
OficO ur P11 Store.
3 1:!1 :h
11. A. I ( N1Mona,
ATTOm L2 r
Pr a tice iii i
Phys"3 dr qeon
Office at1 Iliiw
f.ln t, h i I! l
t ac. k l' II
h* 'hli, ( - l ice over
Addi-on's I ii..
A work %'snhtisfac.
Saves iit :v (new in.
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