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Etatored April 23, 1908 it Pickeus, 8 0., as second olass malter, nader act of con e a or March 8, 1879.
_ _ __X PICKENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1905.
A 5N&Kb TALE.
Zeke Tells A Good
"'up" Hester the Hero of the
When I fin] a man who can spin
bigger ones than I do I sim ply
)and him my liat and rotire with
as good grace as possible. Thie
is the reason Tup Hester is weal ing
L hat two sizes too large for his
opf.y", tto along- this
IC will not suitffor if I tell thi,
>ne on Tup.
As the story goes, whon h was
youngster ho was very food of
ho fiddle and enjoyed taking long
trolls in the miourintains carrying
is favorite instruimont with hin.
n ono occasion he waidored fur
Or than w' aq his ueual wont, and
ht coming on found him fir
n home and in a strange locali
Trying to retrace his steps, he
iscovered to his dipmay that he
as lost. In his meanderings he
ine to an old cabin lately occu
iod by nianufacturers of the for
idden juice. And -he decided to
onp down and wait for friends to
,arch out the whereabouts of the
st son of the "House of Ileistor.'
For a few days ho had a lonely
me of it, 'but one afternoon as lie
s sitting on the front poreh
iing away the time 'to the
'eet strains of "Home, Sweot
e," thero was a slight distur
ce in tho bushes, and a largo
g snake appeared in the open.
, and stopping to listenx for a
ient ho glided into the brush
'eturn in a few moments accomn
ied by tho queen snake and
he little princes and prii.cess.
Roaring thiisel ves on their
in a scmi-circle, they listened
uitly, occasioinilly applauding
mutician by clapping their
I on the ground . The old king
ld turn !3 head an I nod lp
vingly to his queen, who in re
I would nod assent, but when
diaing.-d his tuin and struck
Johnny Get Your Gun," his
ship diooped his head while
)riny 'tears coursel down his
y breast, and turning adly
SrOw himself on tho bo.om o
artner, and wound his neck
dI th I eck of his2 queen and
juietly led hlim away into the
oso afternoon concerts sooni
0e a featuro of TVup's lilt, and
amj verO~'ly muchel attached to
iw luund friend1I. llis audi
as increased' daily, rattlers,
Iand pipe i-iah~lbcoin zg
~tivye listeners, that endeav
jby evey meanis to showv their
o rding to this truthful "Cru
the pipe snake 1s a peculiar
reptile about four feet ini
band~ the same size from head
(adholWv the entire length
chresona blinig a setion of
spr snakes were a very ae
r gset of reptiles. One
ri'ay our hero started out
t ld tomato can to water
pr in the gardeni, but as iit
.much like w ork, somne,
-which Tup~l i-i constitu
opposedl, lie soon gave ny
i d wont fishing. On his
e was suirprisedI to see wa
Sgg fromi clear slhy and on
tion lhe found that the
a~d form;'d a line to th.
and were watering the
sass," after which, they
heir attention to the wash
J~ n Mondays they would
nie end to the corner of tihe
* d the other to a big oak
1s forming a line oni which
ugmani could1( hang his
* K"~ blue racer become
* ch attached to himi and
as the youngster wvas
before the glass trymng to
soinlo substitute for a
*the little racor glided uip
,wo ud around his neck
itself inito a pretty bow in
Lking a very ineat chocker.
s have a keen sense ol
nid enj,>y fun. One night
his window openl and wasE
mn the mnorning by somey
,ld striking him in the face'
o snakes hadld IQermed a hine
nod the hose og hin, gn
Ia e er r
in its mouth, wxas keeping th. fhb
away from our "'eleeping beauty.
TIhe last night he spent in th
cabiun hii heard soiuds of musici
front, and throwing open the slur
ters, hoe d.isCOVer ed that all the rel
iles from theC neighborinig wood
had( gathered on the. frot p~urel
Twi~o old rattlers wore sitting i
the uash bench shaking for decs
ifet. The old queen~i sniake wn
using a little pipo sniake as a flu te
anI old bull snake mnado~a biassoo
out of a pipio snake with one en
in the bunig hole of a barrell, wi:l
the old king was utilizeg the ii
wvash baisini for a l'ettle drum, an
they we re soronading Top it
''Farewell my Ow, '"Light of mr
Now, I am not prepared to sa
withi David, "All men are li am
but while I am willing to iden
guilty myself, I lbelievo there ai;
others', andl Taip ougt, to stand~ u
and answer to lis calling.
The City Man.
The city man said ho was :.uc
Upon the rural life,
No longer wished to runi amuck
In noise and dust and strife.
Satid he: "'I'd like to husk the eggs
And dig the now mnown hay,
And monkey with the husking pigs
And milk tho cons f'r whey,
"I'd lIke to pick the cream and cheese
And dg the apple crop)l,
And drive a team of pire white get so.
.And feea the (chickous slop.
"'It would he fun to groom the pigs,
And curry off the cows,
Anud hitch the roosters into rigs
And work the threshinug ploughs.
"''Twouild b'e a treat to shell the oats.
And pick the buck wheat flonr
And gather whiskers from the goats
Anid mFort them by the hour.
'"I'd like to cultivate the boon
And pumI~p the pale bino1 milk,
And pick thle pumrfpkinH from the tre
And do things of that ilk.
"'I'd linoe to pick the little lambs
Andc ihear the gentle lhens;
And gather in the fresh smoked hams
And p~ut the wasps8 ini pens.
"in fact I think the country life
W\ould h~o the thing for me;
I do not caro for work and strife
I neod the reet, y'ou soo.''
D~o Not Suppross a Cough.
Whien you ha~ve a cotug h do not try
suppres it, btt i1O. rtmoe 05)1cau. '1'
coagih isl on1ly a syinp1toml of someW di
cae and t he diseas~e isl what y'ou shuou
ore, i.:en, the congn will stop of itsel
The moi3st common cause of coughiug
a cold Anodynes will promptly su:
pross the cough, and preparations CO:
taing chiloformn, opium eto., ar'e us5
for that purposp, but, they do net en
the cold. ,Ollain erbins Cough Roe
To ou fri
year just <
has made i
year 1.905 x
we have in
9 A Lesson in Manners. I
"I wish you wouldn't, pi,'' said
e tho 'dest ginl aeccrding to the
"Widh 1 Wouldn't what?" asked
the 'plin citizenl
S "Eat ith your' kife," replied
the dautgh r ; Oits so---'
So whalf" askld ho old gentle
1mal, knititing hs .haggy brows.
.pha cii, "L'm sixty years o11
-g-tt ing ohieor every iniuto buit,
I 'mi not too old to0 learn, .If vou i
caln shiow~ mel any wvay of gttn
gravy upJ to miy mouth with a forlr
hI'mi wiai' to try it, i've got te
Susei a knife."'
"Peoplec doni't do( it, pa." b
Yiu're mistakoei about that,.
I knlOw a heap o~ ' peo ple that do
oBu ni~ ot re(fined~ peopPle, pa.'' a
"youi make e t i red. I believo in i
being l politot when thoro'sJ~ sense1 to
it. MannersJ1' is manners, an' I ali
wr~y!, ta ugh t you manneltlfrs whenoi
you un1 aJ~f young one0. I wouildn't "
lot youi grab at the biggest piece o' )
pio on the plate1., anid I wouldn't let
you *pill, and wheni you drank, 1
mado you drink quiet. You wa&.n't c
allowedI to wipe your mou th on t.hu, n
tablocloth or speak with your
mouth full. T1homi's mnnfers. Jess 't
so loiog's I keep my own knife on a
my Own v'ittles I claun that it's my
ownf bulsinesls whethor I put it in) y
rLy mouthb or not-ain't itT'o
"Well , perhn ips it IA, bult--" o
"T'hero isn't anly 'but ,' about~i it. e
Wheii I iook you to tho city last t
faill there wasI a. feller betting ait a n~
tablelt in1 the restaurant whlere we C
was ; dIressedl to kill ho was, too,
anid whe lbe got through eating he c
lit up at cigarete-and w~fimmhin
soiting tightt, 0r0-mnenher that?" e
'"Yes, but--'' a
'"No, 'but' about i t. If he'd b'on I
boy o' mine I'd a' jerked him out a
o' the roomi and taught him: mar. i:
lberts.. When that fam'ly was stay. ai
ing whh Iius last, bIummer~ you fus'ud I
becaus18 I sat down to 1.the table in
my shirt sleecves. The1( man he isot f
down w ithiout (een a veSt and that a'
(Iwas'all right. I think it, wats abh
~'right too, but, whly ist muinm any 1'
Imore imiproper than blue and1( wVhi te'
-. btrpod flannol, anid how is a belt
-any better t han suspenders?T'hiey'ge
.1both to hold theo pants up."
ie"Why, pa l'
mnds and custonif(
nks Jor their lil
Alosed. The larg
b necessary to inci
vrill find us better (
the past. Wishi
new year, we
dern plese anId I don't. want, to,
ea r :' mOi 01of 30 i ai' 1t
. 'nd ers!ind tat.,l . t a
"Yes, pa, replied Ihe daIIughter.,
Mrs. Ella Garvin.
On December .12th. 190-1, r
(li rv\i, f of r. WI iiam
iat sin ewouh he h(0ofit114d, Hat
id aftir ibren~ short weeks of su''. ,
Ii rilg, il N tw Xe.'s 5i nloft 1 ig, e
i'm ni I:r S I'if ings o0 60 at iest
itlilh itagels, amon~g n himi ar'e
ci' t'e~'iral y(our'..
W.Vhie I tIhere was'lI a glor iouIs
by furi littl Io 0e C, one0 of wich jt
ii seveni 11 moths old baib:, shouli d
Hleaveun will tic mnystory explain,
"A .d1ter, Uip trW11Unideil
lbsAides the hlusband,( and four
bildrfen, shto leaves ai fatheri andi~
iother, Mlr. anid Mt's. P. Whit.ni,
tad two brother'is, and t wo sist era
> nolet h~er s0o'ne daly i p her' hom<1
Mrs. Gairvin was in her thiitieth 4
ear, and a little mnore than halt
1' her lile was speint in the chur tel
f Christ, having j.)ined~ the 13apt ist
butrc~h atI, (Centr al wh~Ien onily four-.
01 ani act ie werker in the eburchel.
Ie lived ani hiumblo Chiristian life,
All that, was mioi tal of the dlevot
[1 wife antd aiffctionato miothie
tud lov'ing daughltr and sister was
Aid to rest in Mt. Z/in cemotory
t Contral on Wedinosday atfter'
oon ait 4 o'clock, after aippropi.
to seriics by the pastor of the
Thle enitiroi family base' the iymii
athty of manliy friend( in (Lis~ saa
fitiction, ,but1,IC l wemusti) rem eb
hIt "The 'IIorutd loveth wi hm hini
'T'hen t rust ini (ld thirough ailt
"Fear :.ot, for He doth hold thy
hough dark the way still sing an
Ws we wTish to 0,
>Cral p(atronag(re di
ia .mvease in our
beaseo our facilities
'cinippO to serve
Ag one and all an
are yours vei
rro w c4
The (,H Bomd of County Commis
r01s113 woun. d ny )j) th 11i lar 11.11
hory ian 1 nlducteLd in ll(()0lice the
1Ow boar cl cons'8ising of AlI 1j. O. M.
jynclh, upervisor.; J P. Smih 1111d
L13. Tal!u*y, c< .nnnIl isionerfl.
C. E. Itobinson was ele(Cted cleik
uld attornecY for. the board.
It wa g4reed that tbe supervisor
d. c- rk . hob . b I . in- Ath3 oflitc
.'lsdays and 32' IFiday2~s of each01 wer
)1r the. IItprpo of transa~hctuing the
ma)inessO of the < flice, .1Th 1.21h.?
hould to n~oico (oCf ti. Do noitec 2
ud Frid~ass to do busi iness ini the
.It was further u orde(red by It34 h oardl
,o. 14o 1ppov or~'04 pay any23 cim~41321 for
es thinig (except uihero a1 conltract had3(
Iro(viousl9y boon31 mahdo wvith (one or
iioro ofth me'n 31rlbors of the12 board(.
It, was fuelnhr a greed that all (2.m1
r1ct13 forad or12 b3i idge work abonve
>3 be 1et to) 113h lowest biddor.
T1he followin jg lchl)Uo of liconlses
itr ha3wI.lser and3 pleIrs wa~s ado1pted:
*1 peddle~r 031 loot $5 per month.
1 pedl(I r w.iith one-ho11rso vehich>',
1 I edd(ler n it two horse veh1icle(,
60 perP month11.
1 peddler' withi four hiorso vehicl,
Peodd lernd ha1( Iwkers mos 13 pa1y
his1 licenise to t ho ('ork of the (2)nr1t
oforo theoy (can3 d,> buin~ 3ossi in thlis
(2untyI. Alag 3strates in t.he COunity
re' Uest2Hled to) watch I ont211 for 1132
24ddots and31( report to thio supervilor
*ny 0110 not hav~ g a licerse.
Th'lo teritory3 of the( (coun1ty was31)
lividlod( amilong lhe umemba ers of the
>oard for the pur 1109 of su perisioni
(1. .A . I y33ch, Pjikons and3( Ea2sttO
ownships, the poor faatnd 21 hin
ag; J1. P. mith, Libty., Ceuntral
un31 im r'icanoi town)shipw; A. B.
['alIev,, E2sley, D.ICUsvill and11( lt Pum1.
Th1e0board is compI~l~od or good and
'apab1l1e bu'siiness mon0 and1( it is up Ito
I hem to givo (he counti y faithful and
flicient slerieo and3( an3 economnical
3iddnitrat'jion. if they do this the
peol will 8123ind by them; if they (1o
1.)1. 1th!e their liets n~ il~tl b )e on ter own'
Tis paper ~1. is a'll'1 repre 13n1aive of
he pr oplo a1nd2 we prop2so to, give
rou all (')p((itom of coun(1ty affa1ire~ [a
,boy' como3 to ou~r knlowIldge, and( wvo
10po to mloution ecoinmy and etli
dionoy ili thi:i oflico, as$ n1i1 o i as l iaIJ.
he oh~ ofio.
ten d our
'p yul y,
Ihc nuii tuI Ho', of htigof he licIs
Af i anwll m.vs 'nt2( i thI~ I>) or \
- . satiluday before the fth . a
iylnlh ir and Monda(by fo llin.
D.-voin l seru fcts al .11 ()'Clock hv
:cv. A. J1. .\anl; u , Chr istinti
1I. j. j. e f r-: C Jmch ' disciplino
ths beu11 Ladth du ryo ce Earl
ropse Tpastr, Bri Fdny Pr.ices
no i mIeetsin Suda bng. 30 an- 2
bL.'rE ihnn An J.11 t1.lt~ iler.\'
'ermon on miv ions atM~ 3 1'I olc
ny .1 ev. W ). i W. io .
CTexsFrui t .1hLands 1 C~4' Pro uc Eui
a n Texas-~ I thL)2 y 1 b 2gin I2lupig
BorPS in'8 213 2111(02, lo it -I-V
pechen u ne ~O2I, brinig (Au
$10c4 i Orn h W .--- Ron rpt
'I e gowigTeasonim
ifll'oi hl l2 tl'y (I 10 . t li le th - <.lIaIo
poi maD w o bo o. ell
~1ingIh (I x n)1( of $1. et n fi b
tho inte er.3teJ s nla r C
E1ds ot ri) o im5 it r. n ia
prvied. Whm1en pil i o thardior
try u the ca i uo 10 i 1)0d
ingt~. L,. P. S mith T. P. A.,
Cottonl Belt lonto, Atlanta, 0. A.
aglt Rou.te a anhoizd arai
raIc fo Momhit Tea
One waycolonis ti otswil b
;1 lie (Alc~ ~ 1 I.A) I v .l C~ I Iic s it
kea l ill \ pa po 010 dot. .; tioij
(iiI ; 11d Utile tuligl t fwl:i ,,oodb
'-Y.utt , u ~it) IIOL Iuodc'1k fo any.
1,11 tIII .I hV I t- the 'I -111 doV!C1
il0 h SU l'll, gt "- iAt't, ' utti f it (lio l
ii I 'it W:. * ;'.- $ 0 S P'1It il )0
Ai NI rin sLd.% n-iIiiho lso
Bouquets I -
Eas~i~oy, Jani~ -
Journal is 1 do
paper publishe(1 i)0
ard bidet Iair to b'6
of the best in the'
nIlumber was a dc
mont over its irA
cuontaiod many 1
sorial, by the pop
author', Will N. -
fait to receivo a 0
while th "Farmersj
Od to 111proved" I'1
ing, anid practical, ,
ways and Ieasi of:"
tiiied to do much to'
up the agriculural
county and Ecci'64J,
tho blo)ys roaring. I
becoming very .po.41"
way, A gentleanis B
other day: "Uuno4A"
to have a special t
(iaint, and origin
11i13 style wculd remdi'
lamnoted Nye, whos&
ular favor lie would
be it he would but
with ihe salmo degree
to the vocation of )Ir
is literally trut
might well be sai
with his broad in
iral views, he h
Tis opulari y
by, and others.
Mr. L aban Maul 4
to;% sliman, leaves' 'nC0
umiibia, where lie goeb t. I
ses.iion of the Logtslatt
th:1 represelitatives f:
Miss Catlett lax:i
umuin.ery store 'gh
ishect to the woo
nierly occulpied by -
rug store into the
41 ky Mi:is Catlott
.I the Eas Y Loan
1 which Dr. Smith i
Mr. Vii. Murphy
-mwn anld occupieisf
I I I 4 11 . kv1 c OCCi I h k I f. A -
ni his new~ residenice; ,w]
ig com pletLion. Mr,
-ing~ the unfavi~orable
I the weathier.
M\ r. A lonzo Day ha
s~oreU buildin-g in O
\ileesrs Jahilnsoni & Par)
manci L on withb their
nlli open o general faruy
AMr. F. N1. (Couch 18
ow days fromi Ce'n tral
M i's Minnie Day is
wo weeks visit to her J3
MI r. Geuorgei D avidson
ad hi s positionl with t
inin home ini North Ca
UbIildr su05 Icceedsl hin
mlastelr ior th:>T S juithe
M*xs Llai1 Couch a
Golden, after a moi
viit to friends and re
'O4Ir 10sloy, will
home~ in Trent0,j OX
Ptley ale voi 'y attja
their hioIlwal d jou
A Noighbor od 1
"MrIis. Chippert U
my pa lmi whilo I w 8 ail tc
"It waIs one of tho~
pahni, and she watr
day."-Chicago Rccd d
"They t ell me,Grh
daughlteri sings with
"G re&ate3st express8
utw. Iler' own moth
nize her' f'ae wvhen a~h
G ii'en Iman-Ydu- Os
alccoIunt of p)arilyi
Vmon Innk n' safong