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OL XXXIV PICKENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1905. N036
Sudden Death of Colonel D. K
Norris in Baltimore.
NEW OFFICERS FOR CATEECHEE MILL
General News Notes Paragraphed bi
Our Regular Correspondent.
Having been in ill health foi
about two years and after the very
best medical skill here failed ti
give any relief, Col. D. K. NorriE
left this place on the 14th inst., for
John Hopkins Hospital at Balti.
more for treatment. His many
friends here wore very afnxious for
i change for the btter, but con
trary to their expectations a tolo
grn' was received here on the
2 announcing that he was
wo 1. Immediately his wife and
daughter started from Seneca and
were joined at N )rris by Mr. G. F.
Norris, nephew of Col. Norris, who
proceeded on their way to Balti
more, but in accordance with God's
will the dearly beloved one breathed
his last about 9 p. in. on the day
before they teached there Imme
diately on their arrival the deceased
was prepared for burial and startd
back. The corpse arrived a't Pen,
dleton, . C , on the 26th and the
burial tdok )lace from the Baptist
church at that placo of- which the
deceased wais a member and deacot,
for many years. While, Col. Nor
ris had been in decliing health
for two years, and according to hir
age (58 years), the chances for his
recovery being against him, yet it
was a terriblo shock to his many
friends to hear of his dont-h. 1H
was liked by all who know him,
and we can truthfully say we nevel
heard a mill hand speak aught of
him. He always recognized every
person, it mattered not how poor
they might be, with a polite bow
when he passed them. He0 was 11
true Christian. In his businus
transactions ho was a man of fcw
words, but to the point. Honesty
was one of the principles which h
adored. Col. Norris leaves a wife,
who was Miss Be3e9e Caldwell, of
Abbeville, and threo daughters
Misses Bessie, Virginia and Lillian
Col, Norris was born and raised ir
OdAt-geburg county. When a mrar
boy ho left school at Pendlotor
and joined the army. T joined
(Co. 1?. Second Rtegimnent, S. C. heav~
artillery'. In 1877 ho married and
moved to "Hickory Flat'' in An.
derson county, where lhe accumn.
lated a fortune. Ho resided there
until about three months ago.
when ge sold his real estato and
the larger part of his personal
proporty. It was his intention t<
move to Greenville and go baci
and foath to look after the twc
mills that iho was president of~
(Jol. Norris was Stato Fecnator fron
Anderson county for four years
HeI 'came within a few votes o
being elected to congress from th<
third dibtrict. lie wvas presiden1
4 of the Farmer's Alliance, ani
always took an active part in what,
ever was to the best interest of hiD
country. Tlhroughl his influenc<
and energy the spindles of tw<
cotton mills are now whirling
namely, the Norris mill, at (Catee.
chee, and the Isaqueena, at Con.
tral. Ho was president of botl:
when he died . Col. Norris wai
one of the trustees of Clemnsor
College. lie was a great friend t<
education and (11( all in his powei
to give the mill children an oppior
tunity of an education. Tlru ly
good man is gone-one his familj
will miss, one the manrufacturing
interests will miss, one the churcd
will niiss and one0 the counity wvil
miss.; We extend the beroave<
family our heart felt sympathy.
The mill and store closed at this
place last Trhursday, the occasior
being in honor of the president
Col. Norris. The storp door wai
draped in mourning and the streeti
had a lonely appearance.
Mr. TI. M. Norris, who has heer
the efficient secretary of the Norrii
mill ever since it first started, hai
been elected president of the Nor
ris taill, and Mr. G. F. Norris, whi
has been general manager of the
Oempan y torcheore, has boem
All 10.00 e
" 8.50 ai
Does this E
elected secretary. Mr. E. N. Whit
mire has been elected general
manager of the store.
Prof. MeD. Weams, teacher of
vocal music, will begin a twelve
nights musical school at this place
on the 30th inst., -end will close
with a musical entertainment oi
Saturday night, February 11th.
Prof. Weams has just returned from
Henderson county, N. C., where
he closed a most successful school
at Beulah Baptist church. Mr.
Weamns thoroughly understands
music and is one among the best
singers in the county.
Manley, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Norris, has been very
sick, but is improving at this writ
ing. Dr. Long has been the attend
Dr. Long is one among our best
physicians, and we are sincerely
sorry that he couldn't see it to his
advantage to stay mn Cateechee.
However, wve are glad he is no far
ther off than Liberty and he never
fails to respond to a 'phono mues
A little girl of Mrs. York's fell
and broke her leg one day last
week. Dr. Justice set the broken
bone and she is getting along as
well as could be expected.
We were very sorry to hear of
Mr. Jako Merck losing his house
and all of its ccijtents by fire one
day last week . We will not give
particulars as that would be intru
ding on the worthy Six Mile cor
Well, I guess our law-makers
aro hammering away at something
down at Columbia. Thley can't do
everything at once, but there are
several lame places in a good many
laws that need monding. We will
take the stock law for one: If D's
cow gets ont and eats C's corn up
in the field and C fails to get tliat
cow up before she gets backe in D's
possession C can't get a copper un
a less D is honest enough to pay it.
SSuch should not be the case. The
law ought to be so that that
Icow should stanid good for the
i damage she did whether caught or
not if sufficient proof was made
that she was the cow that did the
Another weak law is the board
bill lw. That ought. to be aaoon.
is your chan
,nd $12.00 Overcof
One lot Ovei
"TS---Big lot of b]
,ppeal to you thes(
YOU HAD BY
ded. A man that will skip his
board bill will steal and you look
ing at him.
Next is th law in regard to con
tracts. It is not as tight as it
should be. A will hire 13, go and
rent a big two-horse crop, buy
from three to four tons of gano,
give a lien aid lay in his su pplies
to mako that crop. B will be short
of clothes, shoes, hat and socks,
consequently A will have to ad
vance a good deal on B in order to
get him ini a respectable garb and
kee p him from freezintg to death.
Well every thing goes on smoothly
until may be A gets his crop
planted and the sun beg inis to beam
down pretty hot then B concludes
as he is pretty well supplied with
clothes "packing sand" and catch,
ing a meal now and then off some
hard-working mn would beat
worlr ing. Conseguntly B stops off.
Well A can take him wvith a breach
of contract and if B is convicted
at all 30 (lays 1s the limit anid
he don't care for that when may be
he has the amount of four or fivo
months off of A and besides it will
take two years and maybe longer
to get over his hurt. Now the
limit should not be0 under three
months nor over twelve according
To Cure a Cough.
The coughs so prevalent these days
usually develop before you realize what
has happened. Now the best thing to
(10 is to take the most reliable cough
enre you can get. None bettor than
Murray's kHorehound Mullion and Tar.
It is made of the purest ingredients and
on bo given to infants as well as gro~wn
people. Above all else IT CURES. You
will find it at all druggists. 25c a bottle
--Extra large bott,10.
Bears tho Iha Kind You hlto Alway; Bought
Foun~d a Cure for Indigestion.
I use Cjhamb~erlain's Stomnaoh anid Liver
Tablets for indigesgion andl find( that thoy
enit my case better than ;any dyspepsiai
remedy I have ever tried and I have
used mnany different remedies. I am
nearly fifty-one years of ago and have
sufferod a great dheal from indigestion.
I can ent almost anything 1 want now.
-Geo. WV. Emory, Rlock Mills, Ala.
For sale by Pickons Drug 00, Earle's
M. Wmn. S. Oramne, Oalifornia Md.,
snmftored for years from rhenmatism anid
umbago. lie was finally advised to try
Chamberlin's P en Balm, wichl lhe did(
and it e9eted a comlete cure. This
liniment is For sal e by Plcket s Drug
tore Earles Drug Store.
ce to buy fin,
e scalping I
it to go at - $7.85
" " " - 6.00
'coats to close at $
ankets ranging i:
N cold nights?
TTER KEEP IN
iways glad to ser
Zeke's Fur Rubbed t]
On "Your Un<
Three Nights-Two of Dancing
side of a Sick Neighbor==-(
Nearly Puts that W<
While woring for the railroad
contractor he boarded us for a time
with Unicle H-i Sawyer, a farmer~
anid the old man turned mec douwn
a lhttle the neatest, and the hard
est, in my experience. UIncle Hi
Sawyer was a long lean Yankee,
homely as a stump fence, with aii
heart as big as an ox. 1Brim full
of fun and bubbling over with wit,
woe to the man who tried his
pranks on the old manii.
Uncle H-iram had three (daugh
ters and twoV( sone-ach i ps from the
old block''-always ready for a
good time, and v'ery fond of the
dar.ce. D~ancing was my besetting~
sin, but an abomination in H i's
eyes and( ho wvould none of it in
his own home.
We moved to a town some ihis
distant and one (lay the contractor
sent mon over the road to soo that
the wvork wasH inl readhiness for the
mspJector, giving me striot orders
to return the same night.
I made good time till t arrived
at the Sawyer home, but I could
not resist the tempta ion to call on
The old man was absent, but the
young people urged me to stay ,for
the niigh t, and as an id ucoment
they Gffered to mOvitq in the young
p)eopln for a (lance.
I told them that thti r father
would not allow it, but they said
if I would give up a little swoot
talk I could win him over. So we
referred the subject to the 01(1 lady
who said it would ha all righ t if
we could gain Hiram's consent.
When the old man came homo I
was powerful glad to see him, and
proceeded to talk him to a stand
still, but I mistrust that the old
lady had him Posted. He paidl no
attention to the young folks as
they came in, until a~ young fellow
with a fiddle nde his arm put in
s and n*il
ife has cut
All. O.00< an~d, 87.5
1 .98, worth. trom &
a price from1 75"- to
TOUCII N I rpll rj
ve you, y011rs trul'
IT IN HARD.
ie Wrong Way===Joke!
lIe" this Time.
Ind One of Watching By the Bcd
ompletely Upsets Zckc, and
tihy Out of Business.
ant 1P tappaane. T1heni the old mant
straiiighit.-ned up atnd sas "No:
yer dIon't. Thar'1l1ho no dancing
in this htoulse.''
I grabbed the old elhip's coat
tahil an sa11( ~id ,'"Sit d(OWn, U Inole 1-i
Sit down and bohavo yourself..''
"Well, who runis this~ house,?'" I
laulghed( as I roplied, "You (1o as at
general t hing. But I just thought
I would try a 1hand( at it tonight.''
'rho (old man muttered and I
was stuprised at him giving itn so
easily. We danced until midnight
with the old1 Yankee dozing in his
chair, then W wocided that we hlad
datnced enloughi but Uncle Hi
though t not, and tho rosult wvas,we
madeC tho last danuce after tho( sun
was shining through tho windows.
'Te old man struck out for b d,
but there was no sleep) for nue, and)(
aftor (dinnier I mado preparationse
to start on my tramp, but Hiram
waIs on hand to silow me)' some imI
provements ho was~ making on his
farm, RPAturmng to the house to(o
late for me to start, I found
there was another dance that
night at thel house8 of one of the
Aswo started1 for tihe pairty the
old manu ''took to his bed"' anid we
(11( not see him aguno nun tiI hate in
the night wh1en he put~ in las ap
wo broke up after suutriso.
By this~t110. I 1 imo I ti) aro much
about my job nohow, a little IdlepI
was what [ wanted1. Bitt I ira m .
took geood care that I (lid ntot .net I
Af ter suppetr as I was propjsa:1g
to get ofT t~o bed, Old Hi came to mo0
anld requestod that I walk over and
800 neighb~or ,Johntsonj, who was
very sick, we would only be gone
a few mlomtits he said, antd as
usual he had biq way.
Arriving at the house8 We entered I
andise at way
deep and yc
0 Overcoats to go
i.5)0 to -5.)0.
5.0 0 to go at on(
1E BIG STO1-Z.
he side rclom. The1 ight was
dimi), aid Ili tiptoei .to "tw bedsideJ
where the sick man lay app(C rant
1ly ab1t , to breatho his last; het
le turned amI went itlo anrother
roomll1, and1(1 had a w1hispered cover
sat ionl with miollber' of th1.e amily
When lie camo back ho told 1n1
that ih) far amily was Worn Out, witt
watching ant it. wag my Chrsti. an
du~ty3* to romaini and 1(111 urso the sick.
I protested, but fit last T caved
and said I would t ry it. 1i0, t ''d
me how to adiister the modi
eine0-al teaspoonfu o'i very hour -
and~ he so imp1r'essed mue with t he
impotrtanco of regu lai!ty, that I was
afraid that if I mirssed a do'se I
would bo to blame for th11 mran's
Hlow I mantaged to get. through
the night is mfore than I am able to
tell, but I dosed hrim~ all right
enough unt il four o'eioek when a
mnmber' of the family camo1 to mty
.1 staggered uip t~o Sawyer's andl
s11udwin. As I en te rd thle dIlining
room Unclo10 Ili andt the girls were'
laugh inrg enough to shpt theIlir
' Well, Short y' ai d lie, "'I Iow did
y'ou lealve t he sick man" t
"'1 didni't see anty chantge in him,"
I rephedr . "I avO'ei o board'( from
hlim I rl
"'Oht yes, lhe hats b(een chopping
wood all1 diy. Thate sugar anid
Thoi I learned that thoso old ras
Ca' had pu~llt iup a1 job oni mle, Theyo'
hrad rubabed a l ittle pOwdlor on1
diehison's faic", and( I had1( dosed3
the sleepy old rep~roba te with siugar
a ndli wter all n1ighit . ,
I gdt back to town thto flit day n
aned bhad to (do somo1 IJal talkintg t.o y
~quiane accot ls With the~ boss. [
.t Nvein 'roim ia Terribl(, icat ie
Them faitly 01 Mr s. M~I. Li. Bobblitt, of
lIaretoni , 'lTnn., staw her d eying and
jra pwerlesst to help hier. Th'lo mrost r'
akilled phyvsicians anid overy remedy ci
,e.t, failed, whtile conisumptionI was s
dlowly bit, sturey tatking bori life. In
his t'errile hur Drn. King's New Dis
mevry for ('onsHUmptionl turnedot despniit
tnto joy. 1'Te first bo~ttle brouight ima
nodiato relief and its conltinuedl uso0cCm
,lotoly cared her. It,'s the most cortain
.irio in theo worldi for all thtroat and1( lung
pl00 Tira bottes free at Piokens E
COUNTY'S FINANCES LOW.
Thould Got Out Of Debt-Supervisor's
- Plan a Good One.
of Pickens county
')n the 15Uiht"'hy of Ja uiary 1905:
Unpaid clani'; 4; 00, 424.89
Un paid claiLms of 190 -A214 02
Unpaid claimtus of 1902,$
Un paid 'laimus of 19O3, $5.581.25
Unpaid chms of 1904, $9),665.75
Dute Sinking Fundl
Commiission, - $l.6,305 .4()
Une Aaron Boggs $8,103,20
TobilJ - $42,155.57
Thi s does' not i ncludo the jury
andl~ witIness 1)a3y cerificates tor
1904 which will probably amount
Oni thle I16thI of 4:1nary 1905, the
Conniiy TreaSnrer roported cash as
F~or Sinukinug Fund --8$,942.14
lrdinary counuty -$1 1,470.00
Past~ indebtedness - $3,338.75
hi Mlil Il~l( oadTx -. $2,718.98
Vjinos andl( For fei ts -- $20.'20
Taet this from the dlebt leaves
20,1;37.62 without a dollar in the
reasunry, but the treasurer will
unvo 80o11 mioncy yet to collect.
G. M. L~ynch,
Low Rates to Washington.
On account of Presidential In
nguration Ceremomies at Wash
tigton, D., C ., March 4th, 1005,
he Southern Rail way an noun ces
he very low rate of one fare (plus
5 cents) for the round trip.
Still lower rates for Military
jomphanies alnd Brass Bands in
iniform twenty or mocre on ono
Tfickets will bie sold On March
|d and 3d1, final hmenit of March 8th
Holwevor, ant (xtention of final
im it to leave W~ash ington not later
han muidnhighit of March1l8th,1905,
uay 1)e hadl~ by depositing ticket
ith Special agent at Washington,
I. C., on or before March 8th,:1.905,
nid payment of foe of $1.00 at
me of depIosit.
For further information as to
tes, schecdules, sleeping car res
vations apply to any agent of the
authorn Railway or address.
A. G. P. A.. South. Ry.
oars the Yo u l Have Alwa 80oul