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The Pickens sentinel-journal. (Pickens, S.C.) 1903-1906, September 10, 1903, Image 1

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oKtnsUwption
The only kind of consump.
tion to fear is "neglected
CollslliptiOn."
People are fearning that con
sumption is a curable diseage.
It is neglected consumption
that is so often incurable.
At the faintest suspicion of
consumption get a bottle of
Scott's Emulsion and begin
regulai4 doses.
The use of Scott's Em.ulsion
at once, has, in thousands of
cases, turned the . balance in
favor of health.
Neglected consuniption does
not exist 'here Scott's Emul
sion is.
Prompt use of Scott's Emul
sion checks the disease while it
can be checked.
Send for free sample.
SCOTT & ]IGWNE, Chemists,
409-415 Pearl Street, New York,
Soc. and f, oo; all druggists.
A Gauge of.Natloiial Wealth. .
- ..There is much of interest to this
country in the lately published report
- of the British board of trade dealing
with the iron and steel idustry and in
the Germnian reports oi the same sub
- ject. Both stateeniits dwell 1pon the
remarkablo growth of the Industry in
the United States(specially during the
last few years, and the eXtenL to which
steel has replacted iron. seven years
ago tho IAg iron production of this
country was not much lin excess of that
of England. since then it has b~ee
doubled, and althoigh Germany has
increased its output by over 50 per
cent the American record now equals
the, combined output of both countries.
The steel report slhowvs evell more
notable uilproveimlent. For every 100
tons of pig liron consuned for all pur
poses eighty tons of steel are made
here as against seventy-flive in Oer
many a1d sixty-three ii the United
Kingdom. Genny's pro(ductiion of
steel i* only hauif of ours, .1nigland's
but one-third. The United States is
today making over 2,000,000 tons more
steel than all tile world dk( nitie years
ago and is turning out almost half of
- the total mlanufactured today.
There could be no more strilking den
onstration of' the idtistrial develop
ment of this countrk than is furnished
in these foreign figures, which strongly
present tile overshadowing supremacy
of the United States in iron and steel
products, which fornm one of the griat
est sources of national wealth.
incklen's Arnien Salve
Has world-wide fame for marvelous
eureR.lt surpasses any other salve, lo
tioni Oinment, or hatlmf for cuts, corns,
burnlis, boi ls,sores, chlapped hands.- skin
*erug tions,- felons, ulcers, tetter, salt
- rheum, fever sores; infallible for piles.
Ouhre guaranteed. Only 25ic. Picenn
Drug (Co.
If the action-of the Colombian senate
in. final a'nd the Panama canal route
mnust be given uip for alf - time, the
Colon at one end of it ought to be
changed to a full stop.
* In' Pailse of -Olfamiberlain's Colic Chle!
era and D)iarrhoea Itemtedy.
- "Allow mte to give. y,ou a few, words
in praise of Chaamberla~tys Colic, Chtole-,
r a anxd D)iarrhoea Remedy,"pays Mr. Jno
H~amlett, of Eagle Pass, Texas "I suf
fered or:0 wveek with howel trouble and
took all kinds of mec'icine wvithout get
ting any relief, whien my friend Mr. C.
J .ohnson,-ai merchant here, advised .me
toa take th ia-i-medy. A fter takiing -one
done I was greatly relieved and whea n I
had1( taken thte third (lose was entirely,
cured. I thlankl 30ou from the bottom of
my hoart for- putting this great remedy
heii hands of mankind." Fora sale by
-Picks ~rug Co., Edarle's Drug Store,
Tr. N. Ulpnter. Liberty.
I6 Keeps the Feet Warm andl Dry.
* Ask today for Allen's Foot Ease, a power. it
cero Chtlolains, Sw'llen,, Sweating, Sore, A ch
lng lhunpi feet,. AL all druggists andi shoe
stores. 2ftc.
-Thousande Have Kidney 'Trouble
and Don't Know it.
How 'To rind Out.
Fill a bottle or common glass with. your
* water and let it stand twenty-four hours; a
sedimerit or ,set
tlIng indicates an)
- e~ unhealthy .condi
tionl of the kid
- neys; If it stains
your linen it iAs.
- evidence of kid
ney trouble; too
- frequent desire to
pass It or pain ini
the back is also
convincing proof that the kidneys and blad
der are out of order.
There What to Do. -
Teeis comfort in the knowledge so
often expressed, that Dr Kilmer's Swamp..
Root, the great kidney remedy fulfills every
wIsh in curing rheumatism, 'pain in the
back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every part
of the urinary passage. it corrects inability.
to hold water and scalding pain In passing
it or bad effects followving use of liquor,
* wine orjbeer, and overcomes that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled to go often
duigthe day, and to get up many timnes
during the night,' The mild and the extra
ordinary effect of SWSmp-Root is soogu
realized. It stands the highest for Its won
derful cures of the most distressin cases,.
If you need a medicine you should' vqb&
best. Sold by druggists in S0c. ad4.Js
You may have a sample bott a~bt
wonderful discovery
-and a book that tells'
morec about it, both sent
absoiptely froe by mail.
Address Dr. Kilmer & nom #t swm~os
*Co., Bifi lamton, N. Y.When wrflin man-*
tion e irgenthios r 4p this paper.
* . ot't ake an$isal~ ut oelimber
AN~L *VE9N1~8~
Po 4e b or* the
"AYother :0wford's'l prese~e
at seversl *r myyrtantgatlerinIgs,
recently, 4e6ms'to have given the
presewnt Sat&ofcials a light in
easiness. Aoodiingly, quiet forces
have-been set'to work to quiet the
fears of the present administration
and now it is. authoritivoly iassort
ed that Mr. AneIl won't be a oan.
didato for governor next year in
opposition to Governor Heyward.
The Columbia correspondent of
the Nows and Courier sums up the
situation asfollows:
"There was some talk immedi
ately after the firat primary of last
yuar tnat Mr. Martin F. Ansel
would be pressed for governor at.
the next primary, in view of ti e
surprising and extrabrdinary race
that he made with theetroig field
in the race. He has stated-that
ho will not oppose Governior Htey*
ward, for re-election, but lie has
his eye on- the- governor's- chair
after thaC"
This samo correspondent states
that Governor Heyward will-stand
for re-election as will all of his
cabinet, unless it is Tieasurer Jen
nings, who has had the office for
two terms. We are further in
formed by the Columbia correi
pondent that
"The impression now is that if
Gov. Heyward's administration
continues to run as smoothly and
satisfactorly as at present, he will
have no opposition in 1904."
So it seems to have been pretty
well settled by the politicians, and
notice given, that every heretofore
prospective candidate will bg ex.
pected to cu'rb his political ambi
tion for two years longer, at h ast,
after which tim6 the field will :be
open to all.comers. If the specu
lations of the Columbia correspond
ent waterialize there will be only
two positions on the State ticket
open for candidates-that of treas.
urar and oie rai'r.>ad cofimission
er. - As this correspondent bases
his calculations on the fact that
the present officials will have only
served one term, we can't under.
btand why he leaves Mr. Garrip;
railroad commissioner, out of the
picture.
And then, again, how is it that
the Prohibitionists are left out of
these calculations? Uave they,
too, b Leen 'not led' of the general
'impression' and persuaded to give
the dispensary admrinistrationi two
more years of life?.
'f'ihe contingency on which the
corresplondent bases hris "i mpres.
sioni" is tho continued smocothness
of Governor Heyward'e adlminis
tration. We don't know exactly
what our friend coi1 siders 'smooth'
as applied to Gov. ~Ieywvard's ad
mintistration, but wo have nothedl
that the same kipd of friction that
has app-sared r nd been conddnhede
in every reforij a hinstrtio h as
also shown itself under (dovernor
Iley waid's ad min istrat ion-at least
the present administration has not
beeni altogether "ball-beating.'"
Just simply a little less adverse
couldis on the part of thiose who
cudnever 8eo a ny.. good thing
come out of Nazareth, so l,oz-g as
a Reformer was at the helm of the
ship of s ato. i
*, miergelley Medicenmes.
it is. a great '.coner'lnience to have
at hand ,reliable.,.remewuIds for use in
cases of accident and for slight iunjtries
aind alments. A good liniment and ogsp
that is fant becoming a favorite it..not a
houehold' neocesity is Chamberlain's
Pain Balm. 4Dly ap~1ying it piomtyily to
a~rnutybruise-fr.-burn It all if thb- pain
ind oqiges 'jh injizry to h 4al 'In- about'
one thit'd the tinme 'huully qeuireyj ind
asitjsantiseptic:it prover:ts anytdanger
of blood poisoning. When Pain flathrri
kept on hand a spriain may be tireated
before inflaimptilun sets in, which mnaau'os
a quick recovery. For sale by- PIckens
Drug Co., Efie's Drug Store, T,-'N
H:unter, Liberty.
Uncle Sarn has a cruiser' to be proud
of in the how -Penngylvanatmt wvas
recently latinched. She. Ia a.flno specd
mn of the Americanl 1ar ship,--being
more than 4,000 tons heavier.. thAn
thle Oregon and 8 notsf~aeter. The
Pennsylvania is sheathed and copperad
to enable her to perform active duty
for a long tirse without bejpg doeked.
hIafts Life?
JIm the bidt ariA1ysis uiohb0y4t ows,it,
we dio knoWe thatet is undler e riot la v.
Abuse that law even slightiy,"pg{in~e
suits. Irregular living mcanOs derange
ment~ ipf organs, reaulting in 6onistipa
tion 'headache or liv~r 'trot ble. Dr.
E~Ipfe ne~w life pills quiy, vadjusts
t ,isi It'sgertf, et Ihi. nl
25o at Pickehdsirug Co .
The IBest P'resorition fr Mik
ield. For Sclentiflo'Stu'. .
The National Glepgraptiq il[gazine
suggests aRej4 of ai y4W 1*6, iiow
neglected- in .which a mau of. wsalih
Mlghtboe m66t usoful to 'the' Oause 'of
human knowledge. The field ia the
volcanic belt reaching. frem Martilique
to the Paellic.
Since erly in 19W2 the .volatoes of
this belt heivo bsti albiost coniftgntly
in eruption. Thle overwhelining trag
edy of St. Plerre attracted worldwide
attention, but losses of life running in
to thousands have also occurred at the
other end of this belt.
The eruption of Mount Pele -has
been carefully studied by several scien
tists of note, but none has studied those
of the santa Maria volcano in Guate
mala and of Mount Colima in Mexico.
Although these volcanic activities seem
obviously coni6cted, all the attention
given tlem by'seiebag been at oJe
.end of the %ofie.
,'The trouble witli all past investiga-.
tions of volcanoes," . says the Geo
graphic Magazine' "hns been tuiut'the
stidy has not bge uieitly omplete
and general. KrUkatont, Veuvi B id
1a4'na- Lo: have; been carefully_ 'xwivm
Ined und watch9d.by oxporj goologists
but. these investigatiohs have been
-handicapped by beipg. limited . to a.
emaIl Area of actitity. An opportunity
lik' the present one. for studying ac
tive voletinie conditions at soveral econ
nectlg. points vyer a wide region has
never, befot.been Rgesented.'
The'.eographie Magazine estimates
that' $5,000'\vould suffice to make the
necessary investigations. -"A wiser ex
penditure for seientiflc exploration,"
it declaresr"Osould not he made in view'
of.our'absolute ignorance of the causes
of volcanic action and the tremendous
revelations that are possible."
At a time when explorations of the
polar regions, fron whiph, nQthing di
rectly beneficial i expected, ai'e so
liberally sustained there should be
very little difficulty in finding a patr'n
for work .in a field in whiCh so much
direct good may-be accomplished.
The Congress of Weather Sharps.
The nietebrdlogleal congress 'whilh
meets soon ,in London will include %in
its membership the weather forept
rs- of t-he civilized world.-- Ore of the
topics to be considered is the possibili
ty of predicting .the weather not for a
day, but for a whole season.. This. to,
the o)ject to which. seleftifleetdl
ogists are now ;glving spelial attenion
with the hope thfat some timne it will be
possible to predict with a degree. of
certainty .the'- general character of
wvatlher. for next winter or next sum-'I
per. . .
- Professor Langley, of -the Smithso-:
niai. institution has constructed a .na
chlje' for ifiensurig variations in 'the
radiaat energy.of 'thResuj1, dealing likth
the rays not Inclhe, e5- in t e. odiary.
9petrthn. $What, he' de'iires to.. aseo'r-'
ttin~f'possible is what miyy-, he, galiod'
tie sd'ns-. habits"~iind by'.tAis .knowl
edge to make weather predictioni f6r a
longer tim'than can now be' done. At
Mount -Weather, in .Virginia, the Unit
0(d States government is building a
meteorological- research observatery, or
laboratorf. Thle design is to extend by
original reea'eh ..work, pur setentific
knowledge of *. wveatlier conditions and
phenomena, to discovoif now priecile
which may be applied indeater~
dictions. .::'
It will be a great thing when farm
ers in every part of the country cani be
instructed before planting whether the
season will be a good one for wheat or
potgtpes orcotton, thiough it wou-ldI be'
best f~or them to wait.until the mete
orological science Is somewhat more
nearjy,'lerfetted before trustinig..t too
The arrival in this country of.- Pr'in-.
cesh Arihunhinfliini, daughter of the
late King of Tahiti, promises a-.seciatl
sensation of the first order.- She is de
scrib~ed as tall and attractivo, spealting
French like a native and seome English
and of course the liquid speech of the
Tahiitian with all the grace and bird
like limpidity of a true daughter of the
south seas. . At fi'st glance. her name
would seeni to be something of a hmand
leap to this royal maiden, ,but -really
it is rather. pretty, when egmitted'to'
,memnory. It should be rontembete& tlin
in the inguage of th? Pacific alrei l
.a o every vowel has, its sepairate value
aztctilaf "I" has..the sourfd of "e."
'thius tihe princess'.name contains eight;.
syllables, and the accent..comes: ort the
two "h.". ..M lttle'praatico'will- djh
ble nny one who cani imastethe ign.~ia
role~ about':' eyitdsite n
that cosicerzilr "Peter Pipe'r," "v'6
th'e single -vailty' of pickil popj.$r
to entc1N' the' - 'hythmiic ,ad6W of this
-'-1$ WaSl -~ pirofitable' bitsineA.trahadca.
.tion/ that of the 'liumbets. Ther ibor
legted isoino' $105000oo0 Aind 'Were sen
.r',heed to 'jail fo'r"five dard. 'his ij at
thbotate of $2;000,000 a fea r. TliiNer
nmany peolo who ivould ,ko to prison
foriimuchi liss.
It is tted ,tha't .Odon~, tile jockey,.
will earn about $50,000 this' season'.
Man)' men :Who undcetandi three or a
i'ont lamvijnages'And '(t e lhhr magthe
mht's dire'hicky to ralko $5,000 a year.
The E1'uropean concert appears 'to be
'gtlil' Vnamintainedl.th'dugIm the pitch.. Is
considerabmly below~ the sta ndar'd.'
Haes Sold! a P'ile of.:f hathrberigina
- Con gli atemnedy.
I have. sold' *0O ainigi'lain's Cough
Remedy for more than tirenty -'years,
sind it lht alwaf* gion eiitisfact pn. [
have sold a pilefbf it and* enn om.,i
14Antoum Xowa . You wil flu is 'reme
Eli (todd' fiiti her tr dled with I
ppugla oto iek.. I&foy. tA c(aql
relief and iu pleaantto: tAke~ ra e
Piek - 06 1e pg
PcoPLEor :'FiImNbAY
'Schwab Mar Assit Be1W&A 4
There has beon considerable" a -
t Mbteggspea!y -in ltburg
and New York, as to the reai sition
Charles Ml SchwahW now bokic to
Ward the United Static Steel corpora
tion. At the time of his withdrawal
from." tI1o. yedeney many believed
tero was stuing tied to his resigna
UAIRJA 1WAD.
tiont" apd'that uponflhe recoveU* of his
health ho .wud again assume the
place at tho head of'the big trust. In
Pittsbirg%'it ii;-reported that he recent
ly - luado a remark that strengthened
thisabelief of the knowlng ones.
W hat is suild to be the truth about
Mr. Schiab's $1,000,000 salary has
just come to light. It is said that tle
agreement included a salary. of $160,
000 a year for fvyEcars, making $800,
000 for the .full tim of the contract.
Mr.''.Carnegle,: larnihg that SI'hwab
was to rqceive only $800,000 for five
years' work, raised the sum to an even
$1,000,000 by adding $40,000 to the an
nual 'Malary~. of President Schwab.
Nothing offielal is known concerning
the salptry of Mr. Corey, Mr. Schwab's
successor.
Men ot the otherxDay.
A short time ago four men were seen
in Pine street, New York, near the sub
treasury, says the Pittsburg Dispateh.
"How's that for an equalized )oliticaI
quartet?" remarked a veteran newspa
per man to a well known dry goods
inerchauit who.has lived1 In New York
city' ever since he was born, sxty-two
years ago. -"Who are they?" was the
merchant's rejoinder. "Face of the
small man is kind o' familiar.'. The
nowspaper man collapsed. The quartet
wnks Alonzo It. Cornell, once governor;
villian j.. h'eiehan, once lieutenant
goverior; Ilaillton isish, twice speak
er of tho etaWteWOpsombly, and the "small
mant" was oncO secretary of war, Dan
Lamint. Of eou'se, now, Fish is Unit
ed States 'assistinit troasurer and will
be k-nown for, awhile, for lie is agai
I man o.ttoday.
'Quitd recently United ?tates Senator
roi- Platt -was scn ..shaking udns(l
mlartiy with a white haired -gentle
min di Fift)i tivenue; Epverybody- knew
PKitt, beenuse le is a idan of today.
"Thitia'Edwtird Murphy, Jr., of Troy,"
reiarke(t. a passerby, potinting to the
White, haircd4 man, No person remem
beted that.be was Chauncey I)epow's
pre4ecessor as United States senator
froin thin 'state.
It happened one. evenIng that three
;uen were at t 6. same theater in Now
York.. .No onoi -Imt tho theater but the
li~magerkie who they wvere; no one
rp9ifedethom goIng into the theater
Mntinj.ut wvithi the crowd. Yet
t1~y.WMdrc former mayors of New York
*Ely;* Grant and Van Wyck, the latter
being only out of oflice eIghteen
Will Succeed Wright.
When Genteral Luke. .I. WVrightas
umes the ities '6f" g'vernor general
af tile Phlilippines lie Will bd succeeded
Eis.vdegovernor by Henry.C. Ide, who
lias been a memnbei' oO the Philippine
pommislsion) 'since.. April, ,1900. Henry
D,.Ido..ls-.a nativenot Vennmont and is
sixty years of .ago. Ioe.gradluated from
Daurtmoiith In 1800:at the age of twen
- . .- .IDE.
tyt o H wa a mezuber of the Vor
mgik tto segmite, 'i882-85S, and Wvas
pro1pillemt lo, stalto and national' pohi
tin until...e went as a. comnpisubner
to Samoa in 1891. In 1803 he was ma~de
Pleit julstice of Samoa upon a joint ap
.0,inubta by ..England, Germany. and
tilosUnited States.. Mr. Ide ians large
butsiness. 'integcqats .-andt..Is -connectedl
withl severabbabonks and large mnanufac
haringcor-jzoraltions. -
.James Ibncha1nnI)Auke., 18. presid nt
)f the ConsolIdated. Tobacco comphl~ny;
1 tisdhuistpresident -of the Ameriean
1MsV ihe. Contialena:companies. its
ar's. adiary Is $50,000 Sromn each of
he Ago tohne comlpiuhtps prtloer.
It~'e atr hichlier:m .urning sullen,- gtsk
rd 'if Dlie Wiint l6 dlId for thes'e. ifta
riles -of -ann- aggregate $100,000. .'t
sot paid that $10000," gaild -Mr. Dulfte.
'"fot whtat I do, bitt for WhnUtdonm't do.
I'm. paid for the. Idhfil~n I ~fall o
maiik"-Eerybod diagzine
* A Boym W1ild1 Itide for TLfe.
-Witif fifthily around expecting him' to
ie, Andl. aVsim tiding 18 miles for life, to)
et,.Dr. Ifing's N~w Dto ivery for Uon..
InqiPtion. -i'ol b and Coldst, . W. H.
own of Lees,vill, lnd ,..ndur,ed death
gonles fromi astlhma: bu't this.. -onder
1W medigine gave Instant t'ehet at-l soon
~ured mrn 1 writee, 'l. nDW
~res of Muntimp~ioh puenumonis
1 tte.cghe 8kh
iAtericrin LniAnbr In the Oilent.
iVho"umber markets of the orient and
the shap a'vhich the United states In,
likely to have in supplying them are-the
subject just noW of'some attention by
the department of commerce and labor
through its bureau of statistics. The
bureau recently received and published,
reports of nerican consulo in the
orient Which winnounced the arrival of
the first cargo of lumber in the Chinese
market by a Russian vessel from Via
divostok. This fact opens the question
of future. competition for the oriental
mai'ket between the American lumber
interests on the Pacific coast on the
ofe hand and.that of the Rushians in
Siberia and on the Yalu river on the
other. In both casec.,enornous re
sources are awaiting development. The
American Industry of the Paelilc coast
has the advantage of organizntion on a
large scale and of mechanical equip
rient unequaled by that o( tay other
field In the world. This is evidenced
by the rate of annual production. Un
oflielal estimates put the annual cut of
lumber and shingles of the three Pa
cife states at 4,600,000,000 feet, of
which California supplies 800,000,00)
feet, Oregon 740,000,000 feet and Wash
Ington 2,300,000,O feet.
From present indications the United
States has n6thing to fear from her
rivals in fhe lumber trade of the Pa
ifie. Ultimately the Philippine Is
lands will no doubt contribute mate
rially to the supply. The trade from
tM Pacifle coast of the United States
is now in a strong position.
, During the fiscal year 1902 the Unit
ed States exported 1,402,409,000 feet of
lumber aad sawed timber, of which
220,847,000 feet were sent from the
Pacifle coast. The exports of wood
and manufactures thereof advanced
from $20,000,000 in 1893 to $57,000,000
in 1903. Lumber, the largest item, in
creased in value from $9,000,000 ih
1893 to $21,000,000 in 1903.
Forestry and the Rlailroada.
Comparatively few people apparent
ly understand and appreciate the prad
tical work being done by the bureau of
forestry of the department of agri
culture at WN'ashington. An interesting
application recently camne to the bureau
from certain railways concerning the
problem of securing new ties, a prob
bem yearly becoming more difficult of
solution as the long leafed pine lumber
grows senreer. Yet over a hundred
million ties must be used annually
merely to replace those no longer serv
iceable, without counting thoseo neces
sary for new construction.
The reply of tihe bureau of forestry
was that cheaper woods tfin long
leafed p1in should be used for in
stance, beech, birch and maple. To the
complaint that these timbers rot quick
ly the bureau showed that the Chemin
de For do i'Est in France has succeeded.
in making beech ties last over thirty
years by simply impregnating them
with tair oil. But tihe advice from the
bureau did not stop at this point; it
suggested that railways should them
selves engage in practical forestry by
acquiring large tracts of land suitable
for timmber; they would thus be as
sured of am steady suppily of ties. Fol
lowing this advice, the New York Coni
tral , Ermie, Pennusylviania anld BalIti
mioreC and1 Ohio roads are studying tile
weoodands along their routes with a
view of determlining where timber
farming nmay be e'arried on most ad
vantageously.
From thle point of notional wealth lie
ecoiniIc problem) before tile American
p~eople is ruor-e impliortanit or interestinig
just no0w thlan thlat of forestry. The
work of tile bureau at Washlington can
hlardliy be comlmended too highlly. It
hlas brought the (questionl before the
people in such a way as to appeal both
to the heoad and to the pocketbook
in ether' words, to the~ory-anld practice.
According to a news item dated Gal
way, N. Y., Miss Frances Pettit sued
James P. Tlllermore for breach of
pr'oimise and proved b~y bief diary that
hie had kissed her 1,230 times, to say
nothing of thle timies ehoe had forgotten
about. Ie did not dolny tile soft im
peachmnt, and thme jury awarded $3,
000 to theO plaintiff, or $2.04 per kiss.
Now Tiliermoro has applied for dis
char'ge from his debts as a bankrupt.
That is a decidedly mean piece of busi
ness.
Thmis .year Porto Rico reports 1,200
schlools, with 00,000 pupils. In five
years its roads have increased from 178
miles to 828. All its revenue, amount
ing to $2,500,000 a year, is spent with
in its own boundaries, anld tile present
surplus in its treasury is $1,000,000.
Tihe outlook for Amgrican consuniers
of tin is anything but promising now
that the British Maiayan colonies have
put a big export dutty onl Malayani till.
and our supply of that metal may be
shumt otT. The Malayans produce more
than'half the tinl of commerce.
Tile Grand Army of tile Repubtic ia
to be congratulamte'd on hlaving selected1
General Black for its commander in
chlief. ie was a goodl soldier and htas
always been thle soldier's friend.
*It may be observed that the thleatric
ailiouncements of tis season read
v'ery imuchi like thme book notices of last
season.
. onr Stohmachl.
Whlen thme quantity of food taken 18
poo large or time qulality too rich, sonr
stomach is likely to tollow, and especial
ly so if the digestion has been weakened
by constipatitm X'at slowly and hot too
freelyd f easily digested food, Mastacate
h ifo4thioropmgii Let five hours elapse
pae nd when yW feel a
s~IdbfglIn the feion of the
To - Trustees and Teachers of Pickens
County.
Mr friend, Mr.'J. B. Uphan, of
the Youth Companion, Boston,
Mass., has for twp years given
'flags (Old Glory,) to three schools
in Oconee county making the most
improvement in beautifying tle
grounds and buiding.
.en the Southerin Education
Board sent me to Picke-is the peo
ple of Pickens were so nice to me
and showed so much interest in
my work, I wrote to my friend,
Mr. Uphan and told him of my'
love for Pickens, I received the
following letter:
"I shall be very glail to make in
behalf of "The Youth Companion".
an offer to Piekeins county, as fol.
lows:
"We will give to each 8bhool
making .substatiil improvemont
in the school grounds a set of his
torical pictures, t gether with a
"Roll of Honor."
To four schools in the county
doing the best woik we will pre
sent i bunting flg. You can make
the offer in your own way."
PRIZES TO PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL.S
To each school making substati
tial improvement, a set of - Pict
ures.
To both town and rural schi ols
in the couinty, a flag will be given
to the one wakiug the most in.
provement in building and grounds
A-new building will le counted in
this as well as other imnpiovements.
This wiill bo the "First Honor
Flag."
Second flag wil be given to the
rural school making the most im.
provonent.
"The Library Flag" will be
given to the school colheting the
most books for the school library.
Tbe books should be standardi.
Judges Hon. 0. B. MIartin and
Prof. Jas. P. Kih.ard, will hav the
right to refuse all books that are
not standard.
"Fourth lionor Flog"' to the
school having Jarg-est enrollmeint
and best attendance. In sending
in report, please say how many
children from 6 to 21 years in dis
triot wNho attend and do not at
tend.
The time will expiro Friday,
Dec. 18. Reports sent by Sat ur
day, Dec. 19, to me at Pickens.
The trustEes, teachors and presi
dent of improvement societies
should sign the report.
The judges will be those who
were kind enough to go to country
to speak In time of the camnpain
this summer. Teachers, etc., w ill
be ruled out.
The judges wvill be Rev. Lewis,
of Liberty ; Rtev. J. P. Wade, of
Easley; Laban Mauldin, of Ealey ;
Judge J. H. Newton, L. D. Gilles
pio and Solicitor Julius Boggs, of
Pickonis.
Arbor Day cani 1) had before
that time.
Wishing yorur schools great such
cess I remain sincere for the bet
termeunt of rural schoJols.
Maryn Rt. Sholor,
RI. F. 1). Westminster, 8. C.
When troubled with constipation try
Chamnberlain's Stomach and I iver Tab.
lets. They are epsy to take and pr< duce
no griping or other unpleasanit effects.
For sale by Pickens Drug Co., Ear le's
Drug Store, 'T. N. Hunter, Liber ty.
From Cateechee.
By request of a represent ativo of
your paper, we will endeavor to
give you a few items from this
place.
About two miles from thme
Southern Railway, a northwestern
course from what is r~ow know~n as
the Norris side track, is a place
that is quite a contrast in its ap
pearance now and ten years ago.
Ten years ago this place wa~s noth
more than a wilderness, a place
that was never visited nor seen
only by those hunting game or
fishing.
A man living close by this ulace
terr'years ago, would have laughed
at any one giving five dollars an
acre for any of the land that this
place now con tams. The p~urchas
er wouldl have been asked if he was
going to make a pasture out c f the
land or of wvhat uan could he de.
vote it to.
Wall, as this place contained fine
shoals, Col. D). K. Norris, who is
now the efficient president of the
great works that are now in opera
tion at this place, Eet about to util
ize this Water power. The conse
quence was in a short while there
were 1,24.8 .spindles whirling
around and 852 looms making as
fine grade, oe shirting as a man
OtWo~ Tha, demoaindin a slfort
w~Il-~ O'CjW a go reat for thity
d t n na
W. T. MoFALL, J. S. WIi
Presideit.
-The Pickens 0
DEAl
t' ,-Cotton Seed Meal, I
Ginning Cott.
Capacity 50 1
R. H. CURETON, Mgr
We want to buy all the
top of the market for theil.
A first-class ginnery.
Satisfactory turnolt and a fi
As soon ae the season
meal and hulls for sale.
We will be ready to gi
your last one.
WANTED AT ONCE
wood.
Help us to make a suc
giving us your patronage ail
measure and running over."
The Pic]
ment of the mill prospered so well
under its Superintendent, Cpipt.
Woo&, who is a northern man, and
a man in tho right place, and the
water power being insufficient to
operate all the machinery, electric
ity was decided upon in connection
with the water power.
In Jauuary 1901, the Etheridge
Granite Company, of Elberton,
(Ga., commenced the. erection of a
dam for a dynamo ab-out a mile
below the mill, on the same river,
(Twelve Mile,) near the Lay
bridge. In about eight months
they com pleted one of the best rock'
dams in the South and in a few
weoks after the completion of the
a, a part of this machinery at
the Norris mill wias being whirled
by electricity. It was then that
the presidelnt, Gol. Norris, fotind
(lit that he had more power than
he could utilize with the size of
the mill as it was. With this in
view,.a meeting of the stockliold.
Drs was called and $50,000 more
Lecided upon for seventy-two feet
?xtension to the presentmill. The
Nontract tor this was let to Messrs.
[often & Thompson, of Gastonia,
T. C., which is now in course of
3rection and is being pushed as
rapidlly as possible.
When completed this new addi.
tion will con tain 5,040 spind les and
100 looms, making in all .18,288
ipindles and 452 looms. In en.
larging the mill, of course, called
~or more tenant houses With
this in view, three more cottages
f'or overseers ifnd five for opera
tives have just been completed, as
ulso has an uip-to-date hotel; a
hotel that would be a oredit to any
aity the size of Greenvilie.
Mr. Compt'on, of Easley, has
uist recently taken- charge of the
)otel and we are told is giving en
ire satisfaction to those who are
itopping with him. Besides the
iotel thoere are two regular private
oarding houses. Messrs. 0. 0.
Smith and A. J. Crane being the
)roprietors. We understand they
[lave about nll tile guests they can
iccomnmodate.
In connection nithi the mill the
:omipany rumns one o? the largest
sountry stores in South Carolina.
I'hiey carry every'thing~ in stock
hat can be had at any other store.
There is a good school at this
place with Miss Idai Wilson as
eacher. Miss Wilson has been
~eaching at this 1) pace for some
imnondi~ has given entire satisfac
The sick at this place, (it is such
Shealthy place there is hardly
ver any one sick,) and the sur
ouniding community have the re
u al of two physicans, Drs. Long
nd Porter. Dr. Porter can be
roundI at the company store andl~
Dr. Long at his residence.
There is a-n up-to.dato market
kept at this islaco uinder the -man
sgemeont of A. J. Crane. Air.
Crane has had a goodl deaL-of ex
perienice along this line and knows
exactly how to carve up an ox or
cow. Any one having heef cattle
to dispose of would do well to call
on him:
There is a livery stable kept at
iLhis place by 0. 0. Smith, whore
the transitive can find accommo
nation.
There is also a blacksmith shop!
untder the management of 0. 0G.
Smith. "
* There Is a Sunday school at this
)laceO every? 8tdday and preaching1
hWiOcef month. There becing no(
~linrit aresent services are heldl
90P. E J3W$
Vice.Pres.
ERS.IN.Oonay+2
lulls, 011 and Lintrs.4
on A Specialty.
Wale Per Day.
seed you have and will pay
Capacity 50 bales p 4ay
ne sample is our gua intee.
opens we vi hawe plenty of
a your first bale as well
-500 cords of 4 foot pine
cess of this enterprise by.
d we will assure you "good
kens Oil Mill Co.
at the school house. There is .tor
be a church built soon, we' are,
told.
This enterprise has been of un
told value to the poor class of peo.
ple for miles around. While It
gives employment yet it isa ready
market for any thing salable. We
have heard it said if it were not
for the many advantages of this
place toward the needy-they could
not have hardly lived for the past
five years, When they' have a
greater supply-of vegetatn, etc
than they need 'vChy c fin
sale for it hre ard exchange the
money for something they need.
William Mauldin, from Stewart,
furnishes milk and butter to this
place.
There is as high a price paid for
ott) at this placo as any market
in the State. Digressing from this
we wish to say that Central needs
another cotton buyer. Wihy not
have competition? Vri understand
'hat R. G. Gaines is in the market
ill the time with J. E. Brown
aime times. Wilh another regular
uyer it.would make things a lit.
-le livelier. Whoop it up. corres
?ondent at Contral!
Rev. J. I. Tirammel has just
alosedl one of the best 'idetings at
Damnp Creek church that has beeun
there in fifteen .1aars. There were
21 accssions to the church and
the membershi p greatly revived.
I'ho baptizing will takre place in
Tweolve Mile river near the Norris
bridge on the fourth Sunday at
10-a, mi. Public cordially invited,
ta there will be a good view of the
baptizing. After the baptizing
thec congregation will retire to the -
,hurch where thore will be preach
ng at 11 o'clock. The afternoon
vill be spent in singing. Prof.
M1cD. Woams, of Greenville, has
esn invited anid will no doubt bo
resent. Desiring a general good
ime we take this method of ex~ ,
Lending Prof's. J1. 0. Garrett, E.
Ml. IBoldiung, Will Thompson and
Mfr. Lenderman, of Fiat Rockr, and
is many others as desire to come.
FDet everyhody come with well
liled baskets, stay on the ground
LI day, and let the fourth Sunday
n Sept. 1903, long he remember- '
~d
Judge J. H. Newton passed
brough this place a few days ago.
Mlr. Newton says he is going into
he stock business soon. You are
'ighut, Judge, more, money in stock
;han scotton.
B. A. J.
Fearfuil Odds Against Himt.
Bedlridden, aloe and destitute. Such
in brief was the condIition of anld 11 ol
11ier by the name of J. J. Havens, Ver
milles, 0. For years he was
Lroubled with kidney disease' and neithi
er doctors nor mledicines gave him relief
At length he tried Eletric Bitters. It
put him on his feet ini short order and
now he testifies, "1 am on the road to
rcomp1lete recovery." Best on earth for
liver and kidney troubles and all forms
of stomach and bowel trouble. Only
50c. Gunaranteed by Pickens Drug Co.
Dears the Y o Yu Have Aiways Bought
Signature
....VIRGINIA CCI.LECL.
F~or YOUJNE1 LAUIIICNA Iloanuolte, Va.
O iens Se 't. 2I, 19303. One of the leaidingschoolus
r oung 1 adfe Ic line) Southl. New buildings,
,1an(1 and eqipmenCt. Cain pus ten neres,
irnd mounta131in s'cenery In Vallicy of Va.
'amed1 for hecalth.- Euroncan and Aimigan
eachert. Full coursfie. Consrvtorndvant
tes In. Art, litine and I~IocutIlen. Studeoita from n
hlrty States. Cer tifcates~ wollealdy. ''or (ntA
onue1 nadress
iArl"ri I' P lA RRiTs. Pre., Rlonnoke,.VC
Death overtakas us all and then
01mos the undortaker.

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