Newspaper Page Text
'-on't fail to hunt up Oraig Bros.
tdU Read it for it is a "good un."
dorn, to -Mr. and Mrs. R. E
'Yongue on the 12th instant, a fine
-The tooth carpentors have all
been yept quite busy in Pickens this
-Town Creek scool will open
Monday with Miss Annie Ferguson
Liss Nannio R)wland is visiting
friends in Easley. -Greenville Daily
Herald, 12th inst.
-A ttorneys B. A. Morgan and A.
Bjytho, of the Greenville bar, attend.
e(T court here this week.
-The Hagood school, district No.
38, will open Monday July 20th with
Mrs. Essie Hughes as teacher.
-Misses Etta Boggs and Ada Goo.
sett, of Easley, are visiting the family
of L. S. Grandy in Greenville.
-The Bethlehem school in district
No. 20, will open on the 20th inst.,
with Miss Ola Major as teacher.
-Perry Dacus, of Dacusville, was
among the visitors yesterday.
Greenville Daily HeraHi, 12th inst.
-Dr. J. B. Bruce has returned
from a business trip to Pickens.
Oreonville Daily Herald, 10th inst.
--R. C. Carter, Liberty, has re.
ceived a complete line of buggies, har.
noss, saddles, whips, laprobes, etc. %
--It is somewhat alarming to see
flour jump up twenty-five cents a
barrel just on the eve of the wheat
-Mrs. Flora Lathem and children,
of Clinton, are spending the summer
with the family of her father, H. A.
--Dr. Hallums requests us to an
nounce that he will positively not
sell ice on Sundays except in case of
--Miss Dora Barr, a charming
young lady of Easley, has returned
from an extended visit to the Misses
Ballentine at Central.
-Mr. and Mrs. T. 0. Johnson, of
Woodruff, S. U., is visiting the lat
ter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Ballentint,, of Central.
--The crop condition has improved
a great deal within the last ten days
in thts section and we trust a good
crop will be made even yet.
-J. 0. Broek has been watch
"doctoring" in Pickens this week and
many of his old friends called to see
him and shook hands with him.
-Julius 0. Smith, one of the land.
marks of Greenville, anid who was
wvell and fav'orably known to many
people of this county, died at his
home in Gr enville Monday.
-N. D. T ylor, photographpwvill
be in his ef dio, Carey buildin'g; en
Tuesday am~ Wednesday, July 21st
and 22d. Iemembher the data, and
Tcall on hint f& ice work.
to-now" shoe house in Greenville, are
oifereing their entire line of Oxfords
and Slippers at greatly reduced prices.
Buny nowv for next summer wear.
-The town of Saluda will vote on
the 17th inst., on the question of
voting $12,000 wor-th of bornds in aid
of the "Johnston, Saluda, Greenwood
and Anderson Ra il road1 Company."
-Six months of 19!03 are gone.
What are you going to (10 with the
remnaind~er of the year with its opp~or
tunities for self impr)1ovem en , and
the bringing of help and happiness
and( comfort to others?
--M~'r. and Mr-s. Noah K, Smith, of
f Clement, are visiting Mi-s. Smith's
motheri, Mrs. WV. B. Singleton, near
Pickens. While up Mr. Smith p~aid
Pickens a visit and dropped ini to see
The Sentinel-Journal forco. His
visit was appre-ciated.
--On the 9th inst., Mr. Jackson
Hunter-, who lives near Mountin
Grove church, had two fino hogs
kille-d by lightning and two others
hatlly injured. A serious loss t~o Mr
Huniter- consideiring the scari-tty of
hoegs and1( the size of them.
---A c'olore~d minister said t~o hi.
dock thle other day: "In derek days
of horselcess car-riagoP, skir-tles girlst
and sinless sinners, it would be bot
ter for- de modesty ob dis yeror con
gr-egation ir dere wer-e a fewv more
h.eicklenlessi chicken oops)."
s-What are the boys 10 to 14 years
old heing? It is bad for- them and
their nathor-s to tilrn them loose
throco modih-s. Why not train them
to setting the table, cleaning the
huouse, working the garden and many
othier little jobs about the home.
---Misses Maud E. Ellis and Kate
* - Williams, two charming young ladies
of Traveler-s Rest, who have been vis
iting relatives in the city the past
week left laet week for an extended
tour through Pickiens and Anderson
counties.-Greenville Daily Herald.
-The State Farmer's Institute
will be held at (lemson College Aug
ust 10 to 14. Dur-ing the week the
State Fair Association, the State
H~orticultural Society, the State Live
+ ~ $tock Association and the State
Dairymen's Association will meet
--We ar-e told that in old times,
befor-e tihe use of fertilizers, farmers
wor-e satiel'ed if they could get cot
Vton thinned to a stand by Jnly 4th.
.it was also the general rule that an
August el-op was better than a July
one. So cotton may come out sur
*. *~ prisingly yet.
-The court adljourn-ied yesterday
at 2 p. in., sine die. A good deal of
business was dispatcbed. The full
proceedings of this session will be
given our readers next week. The
grand jury made an exhaustive re
port, through their sjecial commit~tee
of the finance of the county.
4- -W. H. 'Johnson has bought the
entire lot of second-hand sewIng ma
-hines, traded for by the Davis ~sw.
ing Machine Co., about seventy.five
' ~ver. Yos' will mIss a bargain
'n't dall and get one before
all gohfe.. oh a
..-z. .F Austina dbjv 'vill
be in Eaeley pioud
July 201h and 21st
-Save your forage with the up.to
date Piano Mower and itaie. R. C,
Carter, Liberty, agent.
-E. H. Phillips, of Pickens, opent
yesterday in the city.- Greenville
Daily Herald, 12th inst.
-Jim Lathem, of Pickens, is
among the visitors, today.-Gr.6en.
ville Daily Herald, 10th inst.
--Miss Dora Hudgens,--of Easley,
is spending a few days in the city.
Greenyille Daily Herald, 12th Inst.
- -The greatest bargain event of
the season is going on at R. 0. Car.
ter's, Liberty. See his advertise.
-Mrs. J. F. Banister, of Catee.
chee, and sister, Miss Florence Bowen
of Pickens, are visiting their brother,
Charles M. Bowen, in Atlanta.
-N. D. Taylor has been so busy
this week making good pictures that
he has hardly had time to eat or
sleep. Call on him if you need first
Smith & Bristow's ad. in this issue.
They offer a nice line of clothing at
881 off of the marked price. They
wish to make room for their fall stock
and have made this cut to move their
stock quickly. If needing anything
in their line give them a call.
-Says an exchange: "A young
lady wants to know how to make 'not
enough' out of the word 'enough.
That is easy. It is done by trans
posing them into tw6 words. Take
the third, second and first letters for
the first word, the sixth, fourth and
fifth for the second, and you have
something thrt is not enough for any
-Misses Abel and Adams gave an
entertainment at the court house
Saturday night; but a small crowd
greeted them. The public missed a
treat by not going; it was good and
even the inveterate whiskey drinkex
would4tave heard nothing that would
have shocked his modesty. On Sun.
day night they made: temperance
talks in the Methodist church and
had a fairly good audience consider.
ing the inclement weather.
-Mr. William Plummer, of Lynch.
burg, Va., Deputy Supreme Organi.
zer, of the Improved Order of Hepsa.
tophs, and who is now in Easley or.
ganizing a local lodge, was in Pickens
Monday looking the ground over.
As soon as he gets through at Easley
he will come to Pickens. While here
he met with much favor and will be
able to establish a good lodge here.
It is a nice order and carries an in.
I wit not be in my office after Aug.
1st, except on Saturdays and en first
Monday. and Tuesdays. I expect tc
visit the schools of the county. The
public will please take due notice of
the above and govern yourself ac.
cordingly. R1. T. Hldlunm,
SJydl9ti. - Co. Supt. Education.
Notiee to stockholders.
The stockholders of the Pickeni
IOil Mill Co., wvill moot for the pur
pose of organizing at WV. T. Mc'Fall's
store on Monday, July 20, 1903.
R. E. Bruce,
WV. T. Mclall,
HI. A. Richey',
R.. H. Cur eton,
L. N. Geer.
The Eastatoe Township Singing
Association will meet at Holly Springs
church the third Sunday in this
month at 9 o'clock. All lovers ol
music are invited to come and bring
song books and wvell filled b)askets.
By order of committee.
B. F. Murphree,
J. M. Gillespie,
- . P. Prince.
Card of Thanks.
Human sympathy in time of sore
distress and bereavement amounts to
but little, (as every heart must bear
its own sorrow,) but wvhen accompa.
niedi with actuaml deeds ot. kindness
and deft hands are ofl'ored1 with the
urgent request to do something, say.
ing here am I uso me. Then, oh
then, it is we understand the kinship
'f humnan hearts; and to all who
cenmo to us in such mood during the
lato and fatal sickness of our dn
daughter, we tender our sincerest
thanks anid commend you to the Givr
of1 all good and1 pray that "when the
roll is called up 3 onder, y ou may
with us all be there." Surely Pick.
ens people are full of gobua works.
HI. H. Webb and Family.
Thme population of our burg is in
creasing very fast.
Born unto Dr. and Mrs. J, Miltn
Ponder, on thc 11th inst., twin girls.
T:his is their first and of course they
are awfully proud.
Mr. John Hitt is stopping high
these days. "Hitt's" a boy.
Our fluent young preacher, Arthur
ChrIstopher, will preach at Mt. Car.
mel on the 4th Sunday in this month
at 11 a. In.
1Rev. W. C. Scaborn filled his regu
lar appointment at Mt. Carmnel last
Sunday and preached an excellent
sermon to a large congregation.
Good rains are falling occasionally
and crops are improving fast.
The annual camp meeting of the
Wesleyan Methodist church will con.
vene at Piedmont, S. C., on Wednes.
day night before thme first Sunday in
August and continue until W0th ol
A.ugust. Everybody cordially invited,
Ministers of all denominations are
rergently requested to attend; (youm
bed and board free.) Come and help
us in our efforts, to spread "script
ural holiness over these lands." A
restaurant will be near by for the aco
comodation of the public..
liet the saints everywhere'make
unceasing prayer that the "Lord ol
IBosts" inay be with us, and thai
scores of precious souls may be con.
verted, and believers sanetifled, and
all of God's children buillt up and
strepbghened In their most holy faith
I. 0. Olaylo~,
this outlast pesenitmeha atthis tt a
I. We haive examned all bi lie that
have been handed to us by the Soli,
Itor, aud have made such flaidings as,
in Qurjudgment, the evidence war
IL At the first term of coud this
year, we appointod a coaiiqttee to,
examine tie books of thE coubty effil
Cials and other special matters, anl
the report of that committee is here.
to appended and made a part of this
III. We recommend that the So.
licitor proceed at once to take proper
and suffcient steps to recover for the
county all moneys that have lioon il
legally poid out to any and all officers
now holding office and beretofore
having hold office in this county, we
having especial reference to what wo
deem to be an unlawful and unwar
ranted practice in the office of the
Supervisor and County Commission.
ere of this county whereby moneys
have been unlawfully appropriated bf
such officers in excess of their lawful
salaries, as also in the mutter of al.
lowing their Clerk extra componsa
tion, he being also a salaried employe
of said office, and accepting extra pay
for services rondered within the re
quiremuent of the duties of .that place
IV. A previous Grand Jury (the
Grand Jury. of 1902,) made a timely
recommendation calling upon the
County Commissioners to have re
paired or copied the index books in
the office of the Clerk of Court, and
we observe that no action has been
taken in pursuance thereof and the
said books are fast coming to pieces
and will soon be beyond repair. We
recommend that this matter be at.
tended to at once.
V. We recommend also that the
County- Commissioners provide the
office of Probate Judge with better
and more ample facilities for the pro.
servation of the records of that office.
We appreciate the marked courte
sy of Your Honor and the patience
with which our requests for instrue.
tion as to our duties has been given,
and we desire, also, to express our
thanks to the Solicitor and other
F. B. Morgan,
This July 14, 1903.
R.EPoRT OF SPEcTAL COMMITTEE OF
To the Gentlemen of the Grand Jury:
We, the undersigned comnittpe,
appointed to look especially into the
affairs of the various officers of the
county and such other muttors as
may be brought to our attention, bog
to report as follows:
I. We have examined the offices of
Clerk of Court, Sheriff, Probate Judge,
County Superi ntendon t of Education,
Auditor and the books of the one
Diapenser in this county and tl'e
minor offices of the county, and have
found them satisfactorily conducted.
II. We have examined the public
buildings of the county, and recomn
mend that, for sanitary reasons and
for the comfort of public officials
whose offices are located in the court
house and people havmng business
with themn, the use of the basement
of the court house as a privy be dis
III. We have made a careful exam
ination of the books and financial
transactions of the office of County
Supervisor and CJoun ty Commission
ers, and beg leave to report, as a r-e
suit of that investigation as follows:
Un paid claims 1001, $ 43.45
" " 1902, 4,830.14
" " 1903, 4,207.75
Total unpaid claims 1901,
1902 and 1903, (to Jul.
10, 1903, - -
Sinking fund note (in't p'd) 18,000.00
Aaron Boggs, note, 4,000 00
RI. F. Smith, note, 040.00
Approximate total debt
July 10th, 1903, $31,721.34
We estimate that there is in the
hands of the Treasurer subject to
the order of the County Commission
era the stum of $3,199 44, which do
ducted from the total debt, as above
reported, loaves a not indebtednes
approximately aimoun ting to $28,521..
90 on July 10th'. 190.
It is reported to us by the presont
Board of Conmmissioners that whean
the present Simporvimor wecnt ihito of
fiee in Jauuary' 1901, thero was an
cutstainding dlebt aigaint the~ county
amnounting to $7,368~ 25, anal deduct
ing this amount fronm the istimate~d
presenft debht it ap~pears that since
Janu~ary' 1901 there has accumulateo1
an additional de.bt of $22,158j 05 in
excess of all resources derived for op.
orating the county affairs, and also
ove~r and above the funds reported on
hand as~ subject t~o their order~ at that
imo and over and above the out
standing dobt, as re ported by them
ait that time, and over and above the
estimated funds on hand now subject
to their order.
In this investigation we called to
our assistance T. J. Mauldm wvho ren
dored five days service.
It is estimated that there arc ad
ditional assets, belonging to the coun
ty, not heroinbefore noted, as fol
13 mules valued at $100
each, $ 1,800.00
2 road Machines valued
at $250 each, 500 00
Stockade, tents and sup. 250.00
1 c'nm, .25.00
1 lot corn about 400 bu. 360.00
Miscellaneous road tools,
(picks, etc.,) - 150.00
It is estimated that at the next col
lection of taxes there wvill be realized
for general county purposes the sum
of $10,015 97.
Th~Iat we have 'some more work to
doyet in investigating seome points
in the County Commissioners and
Brwidge to L~e*
On July 22d, at Cox's bridge sitO, et
11o'lok. rebuilding of (Cox's bridge,
opsame day at Q o'cloclg rebuilding of
~rr's bridge. BlJans and specifications
to b knon ondayof'letting,.
I L,ID. Ste her ,
I 'UCo up, eo o
Ope ned at R. U. IRTER'S, L i
1111 11 his Olltire 8took of
We can tell you here- of but 'very few of tI
apprciate them.' Prices will Be specialiy red
gardless of cost. Read every word and thbie
W Look for'the tickets, gbods marked in plain I
I less than half price.
Umbrella's heavy twill stool rod worth rogulax
76 this sale they go at 45c.
0 60 inch red Table Damask warranted bosl
- turkey red regularly priced at 65o per yard
going during this sale at 24o.
T 1000 yards calico, standard, going lo)g as il
lasts at 41o the yard.
1 dozen Men's Dress Shirts, regular $1,0(
kind to go during this sale at 65c.
10 duzen Men's Dress Shirts, 75o kind to gc
ddring this sale for 050.
My immense stock of shoes all to go in thil
sale at great money saving prices.
One lot of men's shoos regularly priced at-$1.50
to go for 95c,
R. C. CARTER
*~~J~J~)@#RO C. CI
Beginning Friday June 26
. HATS, RIBBO
Are going to be sold for a song. Yo
does not mean old hard stock but everythh
intend to carry ovgr ayqthing in these cep
...Ribbons Reduced About One Half,.,
No. 16 Taflta, sold for l5cts to closo out at 8c.
No. 40 " " " 20ets to " " " 12o
No 60 "' " " 25icts " "' " " 15c
No 80 " " " 30cts " " " " 1.'5o
No 40 Satin Taffita sold1 for 20c to close at 10c
No 60O " " " 35c to 4 4 20c
No 80 " " " " 45o to " " 25c
No 40 Moire, sold for 25c to close out, at 18o
No 60O " " 30O too " " 20c
NoS80 " " " 35c to " " " 25c
A few pieces of No 120 Lousino Ribbon the
60 cent kind to close at :30 conts.
These are decidedly the biggest ribbon har.
gains ever oil'od and you should not miss themn.
Big Reductions in a
STORE is full ofL Barge
backed by our iron clad
"Your Moneys Wortl
To Cure a C4
Take Laxative Bromo Quini
Sevun Million boxes sold in past 12 months. Th
singing conventlon- W. T. McFALL,
The Birushy Crook singing coinvon- PresjiE
*ion will zp o rt. Airy oli'trch iin
nfdorsHon county, at .10 o'clock, thbe
third Suniday in this month. Owing
.o the rains on last, fourth Sunduay
be attenidance was snmall at tho last
,onvention. We are expecting to OAF
have with us this Limo several dhis
tInguishied loaders of mu~sio. ComeoR
)ne, come all. R. A. Gentry, Soo. DE I
tjOX and Farr's liridges.
Supervisor L. D. Stephens and Interest
Dommissioner A. J. WVetborn of Pick
3fls county spent the (lay yesterday L
in Greenville in consultation with Su' WE4 MAKE
porvisor Speogle in reference to the
Dox and Farr bridges, line bridges
between Groenville and Pickens conn
lies, both of which were completely .l5 E. HIaaOOn
wreckod during the heavy storm of W I A
several wok ago.
The supervisors hove advertised
for bids to erect those two bridges
rind the contracts will be awarded
July 22 The contract for the CloxU X
bridge will be let at 11 o'clock and
the contract for the Farr bridge at 8
o'clocok of t.he samd day. Those
plaomug bids will be expected to have
plans jand speciglcations ready for ex.
hib~ition on the (lay of letting.
When seen yesterday by a Ai'epor
ter for The Greenvillo Nedse, both
Su pervisors Stephens an# Spoo
sai the bridges would l6 comploted
as soon as possible. At present both
bridges are impassabie, thereby
jlacing the fnamrs iniho neightsor
villo News, Lh linst ,p
,On ti 21st day of July, 108, nt, 11
o'ol0o i. I will..let to the loweat re
spon e bidder, the re ah-lig of the P
brid near WV. J. Ponder s old mill, and
Be al other small bridges to let pearby
he satnie day* A, J. Welborn -
Soy, . ., July, 1, and will conitinue
SUMMER GOODS are 4old.
Le Satonishing bargains. You must see them to
nood on all goods. Many things will be sold re
come and see that the half has never beon , told.
gures, that ieans that the article is offered for
One lot of flne footwear worth $2.00 to be
sold during this special bargain sale for $1.25.
Large lot of pants, overalls, going at ,prices
Alarm Clocks 65c. Eight day, half-hour strike
clock for $1.95. Food choppers, crockery -a
enamelwore, tinware. I would like to tell
about my special prices. Remember special
prices will be made on every articles during this
sale. Best Spern sewing machine oil warranted
not to gum, good for bicycles, large bottles
only 5e. "Force", Grape Nuts, the new food
for tired nerves, needs no cooking only 15c. It
would take twice as much space as I have and
then I couldn't tell all. Call and seg me if you
LIBERTY, South Carolina.
nd Ending Saturday Ju 4
NS and SI S.
u can't afford to miss thi[ opportunity. This
ig in these lines w' e included. We don't
irtments, so b on hand and get your share.
SILKS 4 SILKS.
1 Lot plaid silk to go at . . . . . . 25c
All 50 and 60 cerat Silkc to go at . . . . 874
1 Lot 85c Silk to go at . . . . . . 08c
1 Lot $1.00 and $1.25 Silk to go at . . .80c
**Don't Fail to see...
[1 departments. The BIG
uins. Etvery purchase is
or Your Money Back."
s1d in One Day aur~s.
lie Tablets. On~ every
Is signature,. -/-s'..,b .2 .
J. Mol). BRUCE,
OF PICK ENS, S. C.
~IT AL, - - $ 20,500.00.
)FITS, . $ 10,312.09.
'OSITS, - - $100,055.29,
>aid on tirne Deposits. Careful Management,
iberal Treatment to all it's Customers.
SPE~CIAL/IY OF SMALL LOANS TO FAiRMERS.
Y, . . MTFAT, . e. U RCE.,
THEY MUST GO
le are now offering our entire stock
FLow Cut Shoes at G O - Q U I C KC
rices. Take a look at our Bargalin
UDE e& PATTON
G11reenville, iS. C. -
on our entire line of Dre
ingand Low Cut Sho(
Women and Ch
We have a few pair of patent leather
From Now Till
We will offer our entire line of Gener
'disoount. We hope by that time to I
we want to move as few goods as posi
Don't Miss This Golder
FOR BARGAINS as it don't come b
time. Our prices are always right bt
them down ohoaper than the cheapos
for country produce. Your patronag
Folger & Th
Clothing, Hats, Shoes and (
J. L. Bolt, M. D.
Pickens Drug C
: : ANEW LO'
..S P E C T A,
Plenty of Stationery, Tabk
and Time Books. We alwal
Yor " stli
is extended to the trading pubi
line of goods I carry. If either
ces don't suit you don't have to
I want your produce, eggs. chie
the highest market prices for sar
trade-Give me a trial and you
Yours for trad<
John F. IH
SPECIAL: The best parched and
For The-Past F
Our store rooms have had some
Everything topsy, turvy, upside do
tear down, change about, remodel. 1I
~"ROOP1 POR IiORE
and while at this we found a lot of use
particularly need and which you can I
We have now about completed all thu
glad to have all our friends call in an<
come at once.
You and Your F'olks Come'.
Your Neighbor and his:
Baurgins on all the shelves. Toil ther
ANYTHING I EVERYTHING I
what YouL want.
New crop of turnip seed just in-Dc
W. T. McF
tesal EeItafe i
STOP PAYING E
One 5 room house, Lot 70x210 feet,)
Two 4 room houses, Lot 70x210 feet, Prit
Two nicely shaded lots, 100x200, feet, or
One Farm--comprising seventy-one acre
cultivation and only 16 miles from Picke
$14.00 per acre.--147 aoros on Southori
two cotton mills. 75 acrea in cultivation,
The wood1 alone on this place wort the m'
one will be ahead of you.
130 acre farm near Six Mile church, 2-s
heart timber; 60 acres in cultivation; plon
For further information call on
* J. D.HIOLDEEi
REAL ESTATE DEA1
Oflee at Depot.
Costs Osay Rh cets at in1
or nau II esa, A 0.J. MOP
38 Goods clot
:xfords for Men loft,"..
al Morohandise at bi
>e in new quarters
ut about once in a life
it this reduction brings
b. Highest prices paid
J. N. Hallum, Ph. G.
C L E S..
IRED OR PLAIN.
s have something
Me to call and see the
the goods or the pri
buy !1! ! ! I I
:ens, etc., and will pay
ne, either in cash or
will never regret it ..
~reen coffees I can buy.
what the appearance
wn1, mixed up, a regular
faking moro room-bet.
Cul articles that we don't
invo powgrful cheap.
dusty wvork and will be
I see us-bunt don't all
P'olks TOMORR OW.
n about it.
No troublo now to find
n't neglect~ the turnip
30 each>, 400.00.
us, price, 854.00.
a Railiway two miles from
12 acres good bottom land.
oney. Come quick or somne
tory dwolling, 00 acres good
ty of running streams $1825'
Pickens, B. 0.
piTY, M. D., 61.LQ