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flnnla of a Ll 8a(d Personal Nature
-The first straw hats for this
season ventured out last week.
--A fow early gardoners are brag
ging on their growing vogetables.
-The man who is not satisfied
with this weather is hard to please.
- The sinall-grain crop has come
out wonderfully since the warm wouth
or sot in.
-Cotton next fall at 5 cents will
not pay bills very fast. Dotter glow
- The St ato lnter-Denowinational
Sunday Sushool Conventioni which met
in Florence last week, will hold its ses
sion next year at PelzOr.
-Married it the residouce- of M.
F. Hestor, Sunday, April 9th, .\ae.
Felix R->gors and Mis;i Ritsa L
Statun, hi. F. Hester officiationg.
--Passorsby are altrtact-'d by the
pretty diiday of Sprinlg gwm:d. shouwi
in 11h0 o D w ) .V.- of im)1 th1.) most
up-to-date Iuerchza1ts of t1-o city.
--The Picioeis U. 1). 0. will have a
very iJp nltaniit mueetilg next Friday
afternoon at half past thriee o'clock.
All member.s aro urged .o ittutoud.
-It is yet mnoro thai' two weeks ti;a
EasteI: How call the deatr girs and
1rettY m1latoI018 forego tlh'e ph1leauate of
donilng Easter boannets for so long a
-The potato bugs have begun
their work already iu omiu sectiotis.
They are eating the vin aits soon aF
they peop through the crut'tt. Paris
green, it is said, vill fix t' emn.
-The following mrcliants chaige
their ads this week: ieath tuco
Morrow Co., Craig Broi , Folg4.e &
Thlornley. They carry good stocks
an1d bid for your trade. (Give them a
-A t.uam from E:tslty will cross
bats with the Pickenis boys at the
My 14th. Coal,
,amo of the sea
s some encour
-I rou wish to see the pret tiest
pieceof fnitue intlintt of sewv.
iug miacines ever set dowvn in P.ekens
County, call at thel Sijntiniel 0offica and1
take a look at the machine to be
given awaiy May 1st.
--If housewvives wvill take the pro
caution to sprizuk'o their plant beds
with a little slakal lime they will find
it protects -them largely against the
ravages of insocts. B tsidor, it w 11
act as a ir rtilizor to the platts.
-Thters are girls of every season,
but we like a girl of spring best.
WVhen she comes from ber winter
S* adornment into her spring apparel
she is charingly sweet and pretty
as the early spring flowers-,
--It ts on Zeke. He must have
lost his calendlar, or < le all days look
alike to him, for he avertised to close
the contest A pril 30th. As the 30th
falls on Sunday, the contest w'rll close
oin Satuirday, April 29thb, at 12 p. im.
-Rememiber next Sunday is i
sionary day at Crose Roads Baptist
church. Everybody inlvited to comle
and spend a day for the cause of mis1
sions. Speakers on tho vario~Is p~hras
es of missions and Sunday School
work will be present.
-What are the young men of
Pickens doing that thbey have not a
regularly organized ball team? WithI
thme timber at hand this town should
bo able to hold a hand with any town
of its size in the State. Wake up,
youngl1 men, get at m~ove on, organIize
a club, and1( circulatto at subscription
list among the ball fans for pairchas.
inig uniforms, etc., and give us a lit
tIe showing of the national sport.
- Messrs Folger & Thorniley huivt
a large space in this istU) telling you ol
all the good things tuey haave for sale
at low prices-thinues that you n1eed
in every daiy hufo clothing, hatts, Bhirit
shoes, dress g.oada, groeries,
furniture, etc. In fact if you neot
anything in the genernl mierchandist
line they have it. D~on't fail to roan
their ad auna give them a call, yu
will be treated right.
-- Mr. J. E. Martin, while in towi
lat Saturday, told of a calf bingi
ltorn1 on his place that from his ac
count, was the most curious freak o
n maturo that yotu ever heard of. 'lih
calf wa~s born without any logs what
over and its head nai turned upwvars
.so that tihe beast ap~peare~d to be lo
ing to the cloudsall thetimo. Mr. Mar
tin said the calf, il its unnatura
saoe, somewhat resembled a seal
It liedt - we.--Bln- 'fie
a e. w'0 o~ of flower
- Mrs. R. E. Goo .wIn, of CharleE
ton, is on a visit to the family of he
father, Ht. A. Richey.
-A local weather prophet say
this section will hevo several bit
freshets-during 'the month of June.
-If everybody could just knock oj
a ow and stop expenses and hav
IothiUg to do but go fishing and to
ball gainess, wo'ldn't it be nicef Stoo
ping the expenses would be the great
thing-it is easy enongh to do the
--Qujite a crowd of Pickensites went
to lNsley Monday night to witness
the conferring of the third degree o1
two candidatos of the K. of P. Lodge
in Easley by tho degree team of
I. oweia Lodge, Greenville, S. C.
Quite a nice trip and enjoyablo tine
- -The Heathl-Bruce-Morrow Co
believe in "ha ngilng their banner or
the outer wall. ' Tho signs with
which they are decorating their win
dows and outer walls can be road
from afar, and gives their house at
t p to dato business a1ppeltranoe. Mr
W. W. White, of Seneca, is doing tli
-The B3:g Store had ono of the
Lest t pibirgs IatL w((1k it hIIF
bad -tiy sold verj near ou t-bats
all gone, another shipment oin road
laces and embroideiies are all down
to loss than 10) yards, and lots uf
dress goods, trimmings, Ole. Every
thing sold well and everybody please<
with their purchases. Trhe Big Stort
proud. They had a local and an on
nounccment for one week, but th<
cr.)wds come on the strength of these
noticts. It pays to advertise.
- -' li late D. K. Norris, who was a
life tiustee of Clemson Collego, by hiE
will lef t 500 of Nors c>tton m l
stock to the clemson trustees on con
dition that the annual dividends de
rived therefrom shall be used for the
p irchase of a gold modal, wnich is to
bo presented to tho itudent of th<
college meriting the same at gradua
tion. Tihe medal is to be known as the
Norris medal, and will bear this in
scriptiou, "H1 snus habet onus" (honori
bring responsibility.) -Walballa Cou
--We beg pirlies whosend us com
mniiieations for public.tion to abv ay
aend thu-ir names along with their ar
ticles. Not that we wvishi to publisl
th i name, but as a mneins of indlenti
lication. We c innot. publish articli;
unless this is done. Sometimes ani am
ticle is sent us and the piarty writinmg
it fails to send his name, pei haps h
forgot to sign it, The article goes in
t i the waste basket, and he thinkt
hsird of us when the fault was all hi
own. AMany an article is thrown aida
by the publisher that he would bc
glad to lublish, but not knowing wh<
is resi-onsible for it, no other alterna
tive is left him.
-The story, "Abner Daniel," tha
has been running for somne time ii
"this paper is finished this week; iti
a good strong story, well told, an<
we hope our readers have enjoyed it
scome. have, we know, but we hay
not had an expression of opiniol
from many of them. WVe wvoro ii
hope we wvould have heard more talk
for we would like to put on anothe]
oine if it meets with the approval o~
our subscribers. Lot us hear fr n
you w hether you like continnle<
~t->ries or nmot, and if you do we wvil
iCe our readers anotibor good on
--1he Missiionairy and Sandu
School rally ast Griffin chmih las
Sunday was ai great succoess. Th
cordial welcome by the pastor an<
thme abounding hospitality of thme pl<
plo made the occasion most e'njoyabl
t o thbe visitors. The largo h enm tod
nless and Christian opirit c
plo was ma'nifested in the
tion of $14 .for missions.
wvere made by 0. E. Rbi
Foreign mnissionsu, Rev. B. E.
on home imissionus, and( J. Ti
(fl Sunday Schoole. Grifi
w orkcing a church anmd has a I
-.The closing exercises of
Graled School will take plac
night, A'ay 26. On Sundi
ing, May 21, 11ev. 0. M. A
preach a special sermon to
unting class at the Methodist
On Friday evening, May 2(
nual address will be mado
Superin tei1denit of Ediacatio
Martisi. Mr. Martin is a
-Pickons, and his numerous
f will be delighted to heat hin
a forcible and interesting
-and is thoroughly f.amiliar wit
Ieducational. Tlhe graduatit
cises will take ptace ona tI
-evening in the nowY audito
Ithe graded school building.
1. programme will appear in a
0 UR stock is more complete aoin
Gent's Firnishiigs. DRy Go0
A beautiful line - of co-lored lawii
waists. W e wish to call your speciZ
bought in such large quanties aid st
much cheaper tiai ever before. I)oi
A. thousand and one things that we haven't rol
ter. We are alwvays pleased to show you what wx
make, or your money refunded. Yours tru
STETSON HAT, HARRISON T(
BUSINESS LOCALS. _____
Got my prices :efore .x ou buy
Just another car of Mitchll wagons
Folge & Thhornley.
If you w*at the bls p aint made hal ri
we have H~arison's T1owni and Coin
try. Folger & Thlornley. Sadad't 'i~ i
Hu er to eelt A pply to Ms J y what -%v
FOR RENT---A two story dwelliing M N LY'
Ibeautiful location, on Pondi Iloton itreet. I
G. W. KcIley ~ Ie z~ m~I i
Come and see our nlico line of shoes 111I i 0 t L
J. T. Fenniiolls & Co. jp~ r\' R
See the lino oif Strouso and 1Bros -
11ligh Art ClothIing we) tr' showin~g. MI iii lt i, M:
The~ Best fitted clotlhes ou carth1.(hlI, .01110
Folge'r & T'hor-nley. ) Ooon-P.tl(,C Ig
50 barrels of flour to close out at
0nc0. R. C. Carter. T IE ~~~
' A icel liIne ti men's1 and1( youthl ( eV I*
tcollars at J. TV. Fenulhtl & Co'si Store 1(tl IIi. S~ j
Just recoive i a new lot Stetson o21
I shoo) and Oxfords and StE'tson~ bat.
Folger P ThorShy,
EOney15 h . D. No. 6d bo~r
and MrsStand and JSwieIiSg-is
i~a~t,~to now hat ~ ~ 'is ( guaanee notI tlex
~ ~ Ii ahlngfornd ugiy 11. hm,
80 Ifpyocesas Loc8nn-hfs.
~Q~igdi'L gt, scaedwMn the~ a'b iaio :-f an
~ Olaud ltiJPrRw O Pto1_ E.
DunanhasI e~to~iv lCemn,. Fr an' rc
Some fGVssomertPCwderjC. ga
tho arddioguboils will s11
in hj~l~tbonokmveo the . 1 S raft
sale. Ja A.Whtin oree, S. FC'L,
our vaalwe(I111 giper fori a cll
al M. Nesn Ja eo
vA i t i umcin recent I
g aIl lines, especially Dress Goods, t , Shoe, and
1)s-Our line of (ess goods is complee in eVe'ry detail.
and dimities, and mercer'ized white goods and linens for
i attention to our whit'e goods. Never before have we
ch a variety of patters, and the prices on these goods are
12t fail to see our line of laces and embroideries.
CLOTHING. CLOTHING. CLOTHING
This is our main line and our pride. Buying as we do, in large quanties from I
four of the largest concerns in the world, we are in a position to show you style,
quality and fit that is unsurpassed. We are sole agents for Strouse & Bros., line
of High Art Clothing. They fit like tailor made clcthes, and cost about half as
much. Suits fr children 75 cents to $1 .00
Suits for youths $2.50 to $8-50- Suits for men $3.50 to $18.0o.
In every conceivable style, qual y and
price. The old reliable Battle Axe for
men, women and' children. Everybody
knows that the Battle Axe are the best
shoes on earth. Walkover Shoes for men,
$3.50 and $4.00 Stetson Shoes for men,
$5.oo and $5,50.
Oxfords for ever) body; all colors,
s':yles and prices. White, canvs, tan, black
vici, and patent vici. Make your wants
known for anything in the shoe line. We
are the people for you.
Big Lot of Furniture. Hardiware of Every Description.
Trminkp Rug28, c tc. Plows and plow goo 4; stov,0, bolting, aiw4,
Solid Oak Suits fiom $1500 to $50.00. shinglo tios, shinglo mills. and shingle mill
Sideboards $12.00 to $3500. sipplies. 1 ari ison Town arnd country paint,
it 1 Sta nds $'7.00 to $1 5.I 00. ta 11 best naulo, and the best is always the
Foldhiig lIcadL $10.00 to $15.00. chlnpes.
s Old reliable Mitchell. Wagon, Chase City Buom-y.
>i here to tell you about. Come to see us and let us tell yodi abont it over the coun
e have, if you don't buy a dollars worth, and remember we guarantee every trade we
FURNISHING COODS A SPECIALTY. AGENTS FOR STETSON SHOE,
)WN AND COUNTRY PAINT AND MITCHELL WACONS4.
th bstnponey canIbnyIt ai S TI S
p. ouobot tomoked.aTyhdifhingt akestw
,flico, store or churchI. Specialfndiscuehosta ilgieeie
satisactoomto perykdgeb. we relhadltn
:>th STA. brndlneohmpeonate Massagei~
to' Talc. torewoderev Peare I-pesnSoap,\Vh
)Ineed ino, re'omedtp(ion. WeV tc'h~iga euiu ieo
-Tailcumi Po-.nler in poun d bo'xes 8I0~a~ ~ 'L, i \~~ ~i .1O ~
UG COMPANY, C/G 'LYi
ou, uhvigtie an Cifferengesw
-m Q ad oseue h es th tigveetire
i'~a~y )C~~l f~ll a, th STAIban sieta onme the rand sti o
atth thyouis nxotio wher the rshte lfac- od
tores of theiwrl b wereg r. reee. Wh
sholdweeA visrte to oeur )e wi ettevyues?
W ~ l ute ora e ar shoving allatfllneo th'
ens'.Ta st Style ad Farcs La hr.o
SEForouapatronge judgenw t win buyeing akery ourio bn350
hoes)and nivey. .ots LruLD
wathe ad ouasd. bepesd O YO K T a e s
Te ICl1 Ohing