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VOLIXX~~~~IV ~PICKENS, SOUTH CAR9LINAP WEDNESDAY,,A~L5 95 O4
ZEKE'S GOT IT AGAIN
Taken With "Spring Fever'
nd Not Energy Enough
to Ward it off.
IT'S A CHRONIC .CASE.
While in This Condition our Friends are
Asked to Help Take Care of Him
if they Run Across Him.
During this beautiful weather I
have developed a first chis case of
Spring fever, something my friends
claim is.chronic in my cnse, and
simply another name for laziness
Be that as it may, it ii the timo of
the year when I long t- throwiasic.e
the cares of business, with its hum.
drum duties, get away from the
burly burly of the town and off to
the woods, lakes and forest streams.
where far from the busy haunts' of
man, with 110 one to-SssE Ime, I can
be as lazy as I please, commune
with nature while in her happiest
mood, loaf around all day and go
Many of the disciples of 'Isaac
Walton" prefer to g deep into the
heart ot the forest and with oie or
two boon coniplious an1d camping
outfit live a half savnge life, cook
their ownu grub, cast the fly for the
finny denizens of the inountaini
streams and call it spori; but to
me it is too much liko work .
I would ratlier lounge on the
mossy bank, with my back against
an oak tree and after impaling the
wiggling worm on the book, spit on
bait and watch the bob. It is bet..
ter adapted to my constitution and
There is too much familiarity
about camp life to suit me. It
makes too many, st range bed fel
lows. I never had any desiro to
associate too closely with rod bugs,
jiggers and other creeping things of
earth, and therofore I can't slenp as
well on the bosom of old mother
earth or on the soft sido of the
hemlock bough, as I can on the t
mattress or feat.r bed. They e
may talk ot the soothing qualities c
of'the voices of the night, and of I
nature's lullabys, of tho sighing of
the breezes in the i roe tops, and the t
patter of tho rain drops on the fly I
of the tent, all they please, but I
don't wvant any little rivulet~s or
dirty water forcing its way betweeni
the shilrt collar and the anatomny ini f
mine. It don't agree with myiv
Again, I havo made it a role I
through life never t~o wandeor so
far awa y that I can't gct back thm reo
times a day to the women folks and
the cook room.
I would rathier chance the mys
torieos of boardin'g house hash than 1
catterpillars in a frying pant of1
half cooked fish, or catterwallers
in the soggy biscuits. it may he
that I am cranky about these
little things, but somehow those
little things in my food make me
feel a little squirmish and affects
My frionmds say I am "too lazy to
go fishing,'' but somehiow I always
considered fishing as a lazy man's
job. I rather onjoy decep water
fish ing, if the sun is ntot too hot and
the other fellow pulls tihe boat.
When I go on the lake I always
want a willing companion wit h me,
one who is willing to pull the boat,
for I am wvillinmg that lhe should, so
V e never disagree.
I believe I would go fishing to
day if it was not so much troublo
to dig the bait.
Speaking~ of bait, there are many
different kinds of bait, and many
different ways of toting it. Some
-have paintod hait boxos, others
use old tomato cans or sardine
boxes, but the malority of' 'y fish
erman acquantances carry it in the
hip pocket or the inside pocket of
4 -the coat. For these follows it gen
erally requires from a pint to a
gallon, owing to the luck of tile
After reconsidering the matter I
don't know as I care ,to go flshinug,
this spring fever makes mae want to
aet ont of tnwn and lout awhile.
Cooe to tle
Friday and Saturday,
7th and StIf..
NE W SPRIN
WATE have now ready for your inspecti
do in largequantities for, our sev<
elsewhere. We state without fear of suc
per South Carolina, and other two stores
0 UR line of White Goods comprises all the latest
mistake if you buy before you see th',in. Mis
the swellest lines of Millinery that has ever been bro
Her line consists of about i 6oo hats, and there are
have marked them so low that you will hardly be
sold at such a low price. We will have our openin
7th and 8th, and it will pay you to attend, as w
values in all lines on that date.
W E are showing a big line of the '"Eclipse," m.
tory, and we .intend to make this still larger
ness, and will do everything in our power to merit
Letter fromLively Liberty.
Liery S -Nw e u iew and old. Ini short, this is a grand
Liberty, s. C.-Now .1et -u view,
he situation since the laws and and sly swoop, by and for the pro
tittotes providing for dispensary hibition political party. Such tre
r no dispensary have been pub- tie surface croppings of the sitna.
ished. Which shall it be?
Some of the prime movers in Had our State Administration
his crusade are no doubt sincere, not found'out that prohibition was
mt w-e note first that they are theyA dead ltr so far as stopping the
vho wer'e known as anui-reformorae o iuri ocrete
nd, it seems, never had any goodwolunubelhaeivnp
vili for what is known as the re- hbt~) ~i eas oso ~
ormn or farmers administration or amnsrto niswso a
niy of its acts. There is evidenceope og gis h ihjik
>f much more in the back ground o h tt n m~ooo
han appears on the surface. You iionthshghjikhvevr
sek why? We answer by sayinganaonbsihetedspn
nyopstigato the matter for yourself, sradi ayisacsbok
en who are p)ushing this matter igtewyadefrso h tt
mid glance hack a little way andtonfrehelwadtobtr
ee how and where they stood in frhrterdsgs hyhy
>olitics ten years ago and follow nitdteceg Woaon
ip to, 1902. Then don't ask us,dot ice)ilneieal
roni will know the truth for your- tewikyrf-aTbigu h
~elf. Now wve have no fipht to ohreteeO h rudta
nake for the dispensary, but dothyoptogtaromonih
say that the State administration,liesoan iytgvetea
losiring to (10 something for the ~iiiO
in ~brromelmen wo vcO an w.I hocrttisi aroundand
wentthe on beter and sly jiia iwoo , and f theyo
measre f pohiitin, hidng y tho thfae croppingsof they witua..
invesigaton tht itwas a farimos. o gime t
~lmac ofprhibtin dy i o Itisdisustangt eAnr atlok
aight, fr th goo of an.ot e forn outfl~ tiger pohibition was
t i siplya mtsro sily rop ca epaler sojargo agaopingt the
,siiontotur dwn he tae d.sae authqoris cnctered, they
penery wth al i~ sicenin outld ufndingbeda hel inhn pro
~lortomins, ad offr totake bienoe t bec andseortl te
prohibitin and pa a spocilrtto wo against the teigh jnakso
~o un costaulay t sho a oan illci liqortr ad improv on srow
~!oa itwit bln tger foanod~et clon fotnrhd tl ispenf
~nd have a di~ponsary, atd vmay cx hiogrbso itesblock
pres oficein te lnd iidi~) nd ~e wayc many fot of them Sate
boy anrde orhavealltheliqo tenforo disuie thwemdo elv er
tincanpayforordre 1)' (' fur therom thr dergns World hayd
Ther is grot del ad a ou sinuc e mbo oer sie, andee
the ispnsar la notbeig en ahe whiskey rins-rafthbringtupethf
forcd. Wo to bamethe t iher witremr. orl thigond thlad
ortie nt~dspn~ryolme th e hoe tetbroosonhg
our tat. 'fie lis~onsry h litenso,~~ ori any wayfi atogv them ai
lightbofrdoy tedment ah our aywocryaon n
suh neegation andIlillreeseosibl
wend them lone~l runer ado gaii
hemd bhin dsenrs an reftrm
(arka of drkhibillons, gullis ofc e~to . t idYo l~A~a~wsBuh
ignatheeptiin wudno e
CO DS AT E
on one of the largest stocks of Spring Goods that has ever bet
-ral stores, gives us a purchasing power that enables us to off
cessful contradiction that we carry one of the largest Atocks of,
in Pickens County. . . . .
weaves and you will make a A E ill put on sale at 9 o'c
s Hughes is showing one of 1)roidery at less than-ha]
ught to this part of the State. j is worth from sc to ioc. Lot
no two exactly alike; and we 15c and 20C. You will see
lieve that stylish hats can be . none of this lot will be sold un
A SWELL LINE OF7 SHOES
. Friday and Saturday, April
are going to offer some big a shipment this aeek, direct fr
s of this famous moake.
de by Henry Oppenhinc Co. Stouts, slims and regulars; canl
, and we have inaugurated a scale of cut prices that will appeal
it. Yours truly,
KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE VOTE.
Miss Lois Newton Makes a Heavy Gain and Again
Takes the Lead.
k BIG VOTE FOR NEARLY ALL OF THE CONTESTANTS.
Ain't It a Pretty IRaoe?---The Four Leaders Have Passed the
. Two Thousand Mark.
PA INT ING CONTriEST.
Pickens M ethodlist-Pies 3237
Central Baptist~- Central 3091
Oolenoy Baptist 1074
Pickens Baptist-Piecns ggo
Zion Methodist--Easley 737
Six Mile Baptist 411i
Cross Roads Baptist 362
1Mile Creek Baptist .361
Ruhamah Methotlist 354
Secona Baptist 284
Gap Hill Methodist .266
Salem Methodist-North Pickens charge :243
Griffin Baptist 206
Liberty Ba~ptist 201
Twelve Mile Methodist 79
Camp Creek Baptist .64
Concord Bap.tis;t 64
Anti ch 63
Golden Creek 50
Keowee Baptist /32
SCH OLARJSHTLIP CONTEST~
Miss Lois Newton Pickens 31651
Miss Leila Ballentine--Cenitral 2969~
Miss Kate H ester--ick1.ens 2469
Miss Eva Clayton-IUberty 2258
Miss Nannie Wyatt.-Easley 629
Miss Lucy.Mauldin-Central 507
Cleo Mann-Meet 280
Withdraw n-Picken s 276
W~Aalter Cantrell-L iberty 241
Frank Farmer-Pickens 172
Mrs. Joe Brown-- iberty ~ 61
D). 1). Winchester 4
J. II. Grant-Ca teet bee 3
1-. R. Wright- ,,
Friday and Saturday,
April 7 ald 8.
:n our pleasure to show. Buying as we
,ir you values that is impossible to match
General Merqhandise of any store in up
lock Friday (our opening day) 6ooo yards of Em
f its value. Lot I- 3000 yards at 3 7 ets. that
2. 3000 yards at 6 / cts. that would be cheap at
it displayed in window of Dry Goods Store, but
til opening day.
AND OXFORDS.-We have accepted the agen
ity" Shoes and ixfords for ladies,and we received
m)n the factory, of all the latest styles and leathers
it anybody. Last year was the largest in our his
to your pocket books. We appreciate your busi
Two Verdicts. Stinging Response t, Roosevelt.
8he was a wo1m, morn and thii, C1" OR , 10'i , afarch 18.-hirs.
\holm the world condomned for .a single F)flora T Nt)1r prsiIont of the Logans
sill; . port Womanl's ObCristian Temperanco
Thoy cast her out of the king's highway Uuion, amt wifej of Dr. J. N. Neff, a
And passed her by as they went to pnay. prominent, phy4cian, takes strange
Ie was a mian, amtl more to blame, exceptioms to the views expresfsed by
Bit the world spared him a breath of I'restideni t I,())svel t i his address
aluu.in' beforo tho National Cingress of
B n at iiis fet i., saw her lie, tashinto , M onday
lut raised his lieal and piassed her by.
Thywere he opl ))Cwho wvee, to pray, cihilless wives.. Mrsi. Neff thinks the
At the' temp~ile of Godt oni a holy dhay. I retch-n i) I 0i ofI brshero n hen
The FtO. i~dtli ~Viiiw, orgve he carays to dliet ato tho <luties of
It were cver thtus sinco the wvorld begui. wono~i iihoodiit.
'loo iut~Cd n ad hai ~~t~i~mii * "SoI~ eits s the dumities of father.
On thet Crosii of shamoe t)waweciled;(' bood~ a so8 htki tuon the should.
But the worild was sternt anid wouild n ot ers (f A 01nerican men1,"' says5 Mirs,
Ainl they but ied he(r inI the Po'tter'sieh~1l. ruiiurderer' of (one-fi fth oJf our mothberb
Thei man11 died too, and t hey buried him itboy I li ruin traffic and licenso
lIn a' caskeit of t*lioth witht a silver rim, ther m)ill [- o lt tath for'the sla1t ghter
Adsaid, as8 tL~y turneid fromi his grave annualy111 ofi tenls of tho'tisands of
aways, mothers' duighters; so long ais they
"We have~t buiedt an1 htost main totluiy."' reinso I ito i n up this 3country morally
*~ . - - (for it, is wVithin their jiower' to do so,)
Two ntiortatis liuekedi at hot.iven's gato, )just so hong will the thoughtful wot.
Stooed fatco! t ac to iqire1 their fato, menu rightt.co'u'dhy fear to assume. the
Ho carried a pimsport with) utily signis, gravo resp1onsibilities of maternity.
But she at pairdon) fromi lovo divine. ~ Wh T AtEFRTO
Oih, 21 lithi you et eredvii tot Paiit , \Vhen maniu ceases to dwarf him
Nothe homthewoki aidwoul wnse'lf on tobacco andi other malignant
For ai womanI~ alo0no wast utsheredm. vice; when med0iical authorities can
-Forest Blade. 1safedly declareoeven a reasontale per
conltago of his sex worthy to becomo
The Editors Appetite. fathers; whoui he becomes chivalric
A counitry editor who hadt( finish- enough to aldmnit then justice and neo. -
cid a remalhrkably geoodl a11 t theO essity of "A~ Whito Life for Two,
at the farm homto (of ai subIscribeCr frteraigo elh n p
romiarkeid to the farmoer :"11 this cide uha h rsdndsre
is aL fair sampJle of your meals I Wml ohan h cnm fsed
thtiiuk I'll come bo hro to board,"'Vh iThe ttemnyfo ra ta o
farmerU who hatd noticed the editor's tlfiail ht viLvonadr
ferocious ajpptit) withx some die.igyaies- cl i e lse
may rephod: "If this is aL sample rtcoan ihcerflyado
of your appeI)tite, 1'1l be gol-dur'ned tneiymnse nohm i
if IW~tl I,3'Ol 'children sua he Pirsn chilren
Mo) ois Moter~ Moioing mNot mony chiorebroa t cfr
I low iiuabomination;'uthentwitlllwomanHador
fovraii t~i eeis~ijite ~itl1igly~ coris frolm her bolese of
eur. I Wrlis ae ~t~lO~Athe ol ecto and wil cherchmen andn
ecrttll rmovtem.Aall(1g-thintelayma m ninu e uto him, th is
AlinS.OistedLe~y ch.ik~1'enu wicapons ' lde
For te pupose of eucatng oteva .emor oasan o h
beieedthart ather ot aroins "i-u p:'Not more childre bu butt '
peonsary woldre aet this0e0sof , etr ns
Sweef ower money eChidre witdtI ahvays ~ aoAE1NS ,
ur emIvwrmst into phiseynti th e l shaoito h i he huchen' an
certamly sreoe emig aal u- theB lama onei tinues oense h
gis; 5 e San C otturile Fnrfmea ugHt V~l
fo solf-ggr~iandizeet rather~ thn
Fo te uros o euctig h a Aclanerofmoal'4n fo <i W e
chlrnofSuhCroiai i rtcio fbr oeadfieie
beiee ta te othCroia is usrpet 'Ntmr chlrenb