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pe I iN - 8 o f a . tai l P er' so n a l N atu r e
'''. . Va continue to come,
J ;Uop fine condition to ro
-A luan f fifty thinks he can fae.
cnato . a girl gf twenty, And she
* Rkes him think it.
Vionics and protracted mctings
are havig their influence in keeping
the price of chickens up.
-Farmers who followed Qur ad.
vice and planted upland corn have
seen the wisdom of following good
-We are informed that many of
our farmers are sowing their stubble
laud in peas and other forage crops
This e good news.
-If you want to make a barrel
full of money go to raising chickens
lor market. The prices tire out of
sight to a pJor man.
-Everything that has been plant
ed is growing by jumps and bounds
seemihgly. All kinds of home grown
vegetables are now ptentiful.
-The picnic at High Falls July
4th promises to be a grand success.
On that day Oconee and Pickens
counties will be iell represented.
--The girls and boys are home
fron college having a good time
resting after their hard labors-that
is those of ahem who studied hard.
--A woman has an idea that if a
mm could be made to brush his hair
the way she wants him to be would
be much inore successful in business.
-*-C. G. Drake, % Drogresilive farm
er of Riverview, Greenville county, is
on a visit to his brother-in law,
Counly Commissioner A. B. Talley.
-The fatidly of our effioient to] a
tuan, W. T. Buse, arrived in Pickens
Tuesday. They are pleasntly dom.
iciled in the Parsons house, crner of
Johnson -and Garvin streets. On be.
half of the citizens of Pickens we wel.
come thiu to our midst.
- The two-year-old child or W. F.
Tonpkins, who resides in the Mile
c(rhik twaetmi onr f t '-unty, died on
ents hav,: the
* '. ny friends in
-The examination for normal
schiol b ihip ini the South Oarol ina
College at Columbia will be hold on
July '7th. These scholarships ale
especially valuable to young men who
expect to teach and pay almost the
enltirn expen~ses at college.
-At a meeting of the Supreme
Lodge ofr Knighta of Honor in At.
lautla last wveek it was decided to ad
mit female members to that order in
future. Th~e immbers of that order
in Pickens can now take their wives
and danghters to the lodge meetings
-Central is ti ing big for a barbze
cne and celebr4 tion. on the 4th of
July. An intere.tiuk program is be
ing p- ae good time is
prommsed all wvho attend. Pickens
should have at heliday that day tind.
got lip F Omi sui t of amusemecnt and
all got t(ogeieber for a day of innocett
, -A .unig muan took his best girl
to) church and stopping at the -back01
paws turned to the usher and said:
"I guriss we can) iqueeze in' hero."
"Ye," said the ni her with a gsmiloi
"1 gilsi y'ou cani, but l'robatbly it
would be bitter for all concerned to
u you get home."-Loaiise
- You) noticedl that this year
L an e rift -t.bree Hunidays? It be
gan on 8luday and 'vilsl end on Suni.
day. O.se 'x-ra to atiemd church, to
spondc readingq. Sc'riptu res, playing
withi the children or breainig at two
year-old colt. Ami ranigo to avail your
self of thoe opportunities which 1905
offera you, for it will bo one hundred
years before such ani op)portunity will
conic around again. And then
whioro'll you be? sayan exchanigo.
--The hospitality of High F"all is
proverbial. Oo thie Fourtlh of .July
. h gathering n't
C ~ onuts are being
h pleasuro and1
'II. ~ 'Thare wvill be
Apeaking by Prof. Jame M. Moss,
Major Wrm. J. Stribling, J)udge 0. A.
8mith anid others. All are cordially
invited and urged to be presenit and
mingle together. It is an ideal sp)ot
for the gathering togeth.er of the
people of Oconee and Pickenis coun
ties, and the people of Pickens areo
nyited to *joiu with their~ Ooone
tendrs in raking the gathering at
Igp iis 4in the comin~g ''glorious
t'nth' theiidst pleasant ov'er bhdk
[t oeryhddy 6o and enj y tihe dtay.
- Frak eingefof -owa, is o0
vilt t5 hia pevente, Sheriff and
....6 Ke6sas maU is suing his wife
or divorce because she insists upon
wearing $1 stockings.
--Newsy letters from our' Liberty
0rrespondent and Ann Freezer-ai e
Drowded out this week.
-Elliot Kenn pmore, of Pickens
V. F. D. No. 2j see's in a cotton
bloom found in .is field on the 25th.
-So far, BI-t . Noaly is ahead
on cotton bloon , lie having brought
Lmne to this ofh e on the morning of
he 25th inst/
-The friends of Mrs. G. V.
keith will regret to learn that sie is
ieriously Il at her home about three
iles from Pickens.
- The farmers are all up with the
-ork in their 'crops and are well
uleased with the prospects for abund.
nd yields at harvest time.
-Rev. 0. M. Abney filled him reg.
flar appointment at the Pickens
4ethodist church Jast Sabbath after
oon and delivered an excellent str
-Quarterly conference for the
'ickens circuit will be held with
'welv3 Mile church next Friday, the
0th instant. A good attendance e
-Thcr' will be an all-day singing
it Concord church the fourth Sun.
lay in July. Everybody invited to
oime and bring song books and
)lenty -to eat and enjoy yourselves.
--The way to be happy though a
irmer is to grow cowpeas, alfalfa,
ats and corn not to sell but to feed
Nattle. mults and hogs, then drive the
Iinisld product of your faim to
narket. - Ex.
-Presiding Elder Child will
reach in the Methodist church in
'ickens next Sunday night. lie is a
rery forceful and logical speaker and
large congiegation is sure to greet
-Rev. D. W. Hiott filled his ap.
-ointments at the Baptist church last
3abbath, delivering excellent ser
none both morning and evening.
[he sacrament was almiznistered at
he conclusion of the morning ser
-At the meeting of the trustees
'or Picken's district No6. 3, held last
laturday, Mr. 8. M..Wolfe,*of Ander
on, was eloe ted supeorintendent of
be Pickcens Niguded school. He has
een teachin for some times at Tiim
onsville and comes highly recomn
mended. No doubt he will prove the
ight man mn the right place and will
)uildl up one of the best schools ever
ad in Pickens.
-A parmty of Pickenmites, consist
ag of Messrs. L. C. Thorniey, J. RI.
Ashmore, T. L. Bivmns, iuce Bogge
und Julius E Liogga, Jr., left Tuies.
la for ai week''s outing in thme
a)ountains. Tfhey went up on Ilhe
Lieadwaters of Saluda, and while
one will visit INorth Mlount Pinna-.
31e, Cn~ s r's Head, R.sman, Tloxawar'
~nd Brovard, N. C. They will .camp
,ut and hunt and fish along the
route. They carried Ric~h Goldman
.loog in the capacity of chef.
-The Liberty tienpte arc b have
, treat in the lecture of R1ev. E. 0.
Watson on ,1 uly 3rd. Mr. WatsRon ie
pastor of one of the most imp~ortani
dethodist churches in the state
central church, Spar tan burg-and it
ecognized as one of the most gifted
peakers. R1ev. D. W. Bliott, wnc
has recently been associated wilh
umII, remarks that lhe is a very giant
n intellect. Those who enjoy a good
thing eimn ill affojrd to miss this lea.
-The HarnW toni scho9l, near
'n i post t'fit . loaed I ryt Friday.
Phe exerc'ses ns'ated of a general
eview and kxaminati f tschool,
Short talks (ere nm 'o by ratrons1
teacher and Suun perintendent
,if Educat on I lall m. Henderson
h~ie photoggapher', was th ro and
took the ~ictubo of theo school.
l'his school is one of the best in the
counrty. T~ 9 patrons t-upplem1enled
the public L4rm by private subscrip.
ti. Pror Jno. D). .E ens is the
teacher and han (lone good1 work
--The childrens day celebrationa at
T'abor olhurch last Sunday was a very
muecenful one, indeed. The exerc~sos
,were well rendered anid the children
deserve much praise for the wvay they
conducted themselves. One of the
largest crowds that have ever been at
old Tabor was there, between four
and five hundred people being pros.
at. Rev~. 0. MI. Abney delivered ri
fine o~ation on "Imitations of Cbild
*o. It was a day well spent amd
e~n louga' to be remembered by all
---M. W. Newton of the Bethleben
section reports cotton blooms on tl
-An exchange very truly says tha
an old gossip sweeps up more dir
than a now broom.
--The cotton market is increasing
upward, and those wbo have a fem
ohles on hand are rejoicing.
--The farmers generallv in thiE
sect'on are about tip with their work,
and the crops iro looking fairly well.
---Rural Routo No. 4 from Pickens
is scheduled to start on September 1Lt.
It will take in a part of the star
route now carried by W. C. Bramlett.
-Samuel Simpson, a progressive
colored citizen, who lives between
Liberty and Pidcens, sends us a cot.
ton bloom found in his patch on the
--Lige Moore, a son of Frnnk
Moore had his foot badly cut on a
saw, at Bowen's saw mill, in the
Mile Creek section last Thnrsday.
He was brought to Pickens and
given medical attention and is now
getting along very well.
-Zeke is painting the Contral
Baptist churb it thO expense 'of this
paper and he is authorized to make
the best job out of it there is in th
county. He is a good painter and
when he turns over the church to the
committee we feel sure they will be
pleaewd with it.
-A dispatch from Washington a
few (lays ago seov: "At the instnnce
of Senator Latimer, L. A. O'Neal ol
Anderson, S. C., has been appointed
a superintendent of construction in
the Panama railroad. Mr O'Neal was
formerly connected with the construe
tioi department of the Southern
-A communieation from "Blue
EVes" Ias I)Cn t hrown in the waste
basket. The real name of the aut hor
did not accompany the article and
we cannot and will not give space tc
any article that we do not know the
author of. Correspondents can sign
any name they choose to the artiel(
for publication but their reil name
must be given to us for our protec
Ono Winship Gx8 mounted engine,
one Kentucky shitngle mill, saws,
belt, all in good condition. Will sell
part on credit or take in exchange
some young cattle or mules. Appl3
to W. M. Barker, Salem, S. C. 4t
Sugar Town Notes.
Crosswvll, June 26.-Ae you inti,
mated in your locals last wveek that ai
letter from Sngartown would be ac
ceptabte I will give you the news in
and around this side of the county
TJhe heavy rains last week (lam
aged the land badly. Farmers are
up with their work and crcps ar(
lookimi fairly wveil.
The bridge gang hatve completed
the steel bridge across Georixe's
Creek and are rapidly pushmng th<
wokon Saluda bridge.
Hands hafve' been( putL to wvork
cleaning the right of way for the bit.
damn on Saluda rniver and work wit
start in a few d1ass on the rock. I
will I ake neatly ai yetar totC t comleti
it. This damt uhlen conutpleted wit
be over thkirty fe .1 high with the
p)ower house on the G1reen ville sHid(
Convicts are at wvork building ni
up to (late macadam zed road from
Freetowvn to the river.
The block systemn is wvorkiung o. hi
Miessrs dondor andi (reedie are op
eratora at Crosswell and Curetun an
Trip'ett at La'hvms. If the boy
only wa'mtch their business I see it
danger of en accident.
E. B. Lathemn has layed by hi
roaeting car and wvater melon patcht
anid says if you will call aud sce hii
he will give you fried chicken am
peach pie. The 01hl man has ph-nt
of pea31ches and is the oniy one in 01:
community that has any.
Mrs. Elizibeth Snoddy has her
quite sick for thme past two wooks,by
is, wo aire glad to state imiprovm
She ism one of the oldost inhabitanm
of our town.
Uncle John Laboon and Mr. J. I
Garrison have fine fields: of corn.
The Sonthle rn is doing a big buo
ness hauling the p~eacht(s from Soul
Geporgin to the Northbern mnarkets.
Oured Is Mf~tior tf Ithenmn~ti.,m,
"My mother liaa bom-n a sufferer t4
many years wih rheumatism," says V
H. Hloward, of Husband Pa. "At tiu
site was unablo to mo ve at all while
all times walking was p)ainful. I presen
ed her with a bottle of Chamberlain
Pain Balm and after a few applicatit
she decided it was one of the most wvo:
derfi 1 pain reliever she had ev.ir tit
im fact, she is never wvihout it now a
is at all times able to walk. Ana occasio,
ali applie..t ion of Padn llalm keeps awav
the patin that shte was formerl-y tr-ouble
with." For sale by Pickens Drug Cm
FEarles D~rug Store,
Poakena, 8. 0., .Juno 16,- I805
There will be a competitive examimn
ti' nI held at this place July 7 for e
spcial normal seholarshmip In .the Hott
Carolinma College. Those who deslire I
stnd sid examination. athouldi write I
Boenjamnin Sioanm, president; of- sn( :o
lege, Columbia. 8. 0,. ieeey
R. T' UU
EN VE LOPES, ETC.,
can be purchased here. A new supply. The latest
linen papers, envelopes and tablets-5c to $. A
new line of the best and largest School Tablets, 5c.
A fresh lot of that nice candy
IUN N Ak LiY
u() ctents per pound.
Pickegs Drug C00
GREATILY.. REDUCD PRICE.S
The season is a little advanced, but not too much so
Spring and Summer Millinery
We can suit you in style, quality and price on any
thing in our line of goods which is the very latest and
best creations of the Milliner's art. \Ve also handle
all accessories that goes to com)lete "MAIy Lady's
Your patronage solicited. You will be pleased with
your purchases. Ladies of Pickens con c to
Bon Ton Millinery Parlors
MRS. W, E. NESBETT, Proprietor.
GREENVILLE, - - SOUTH CAROLINA.
This is the Suit that you shouild be the
most careful in selecting, as one lives in a
bus;iness suit six days ou t of seven, and
one expects naturally to be more satisfied
in picking out this class of apparel than a
moreFd dressy suilt.
Now we Have Given Special
Attention to This Lmne,
And are ready to please any one. To see
is to buy. Come in and be one
of the lucky ones.
Sole Agent for Hlawes Hats and Duitchess Trousers.
'From Nov. 1 5, 1904, to Jan. 1, i 905,1I wish the trade
to bear in mind that at my store is the place to buy/
*~YOUR WINTER GOODS AND) SAVE MONEY!/
~Bargain Prices Are What I Mean i
/ 1000 pallir mes, w1omonsl, bJoys, guild ch~lioufi shIoes, all iun, to /
~ o at a bargin, .
nl A big lot of miens overcoats at a bargain' ./
d/ A few mena andi boys suita left, to go at a bai:.galin.
A hig lot~ of mens pants11 to go at a bantgaiu.
Y / A his h.t. of menIs and b)oys bats3 and1 caIps at a bargain.
o A lot of drume's sample bats at, lesi t han cost.
A bo.rgain in inens dresa shirts andlt ment unoderweari.
/ A bargain in ladies tunderwe'ar, fleeco bud nd ba~1 nlbriiggtin.
l2 s EVERYTHING TI IA T IS USEFUL 2
-/ In the house or~ on the farm is to o at a bargain.
.J. F. HARRIS, Cash Merchant,
Pickenis, S5. C.
BUSINESS LOCALS. ftpe.ii' cw i i~~
>r A heap of little thling8 che(ap at. J. I)ri Ci.
. .Moore's. iighest prices paid for chlickens
Seoc our display of 5-caint Ians. eggs and countriy produce,
t. Pickons D)rug Co. iJ- T1. Fennell & Co.
s You can got 25~ lbs. sieo for one Good appio vinegar at J. D.
dollr atJ. D Mooe's.Mooro's for -2ae per gallon.
dolla at 1. D Mooe's.'JTho nicest line of lamps, glasswvaro
. Como and seo our* nlico line of shjoes anecrte ishes to goatcs,
1. T". ].tonnells & C'o. J1. T1. I5ennoll & Co.
y Molases at .J. D. Moore's .(' lo .-odwgs nyrnigwr
d~ 40ai per gallon- good. pureo~ wae, ee rllenchoo word
A nice line of men 's anid youth churchne, g.ood houses, pastures and
collars at J. T. Fennelil & Co's Store ga~rdeu1 and extremely hiealhful lo
Rea god ed ** Il, . 1 . ca't iom ali those are tile cauise of
Itea god cd . atJ. D .\oor 1.man ;'ople beinig alttracted1 to then
This~f is a reminder t hat 1 amn stilI .l 1o e Cotton Mills, Greenville,
0doing~ bpsiness at the >1d standi (oiver S. I, 1400 SpmiceO, 900 loonms
lPickens Drug Store) w here I am icleotric car'S through center of vil
always gladl to serve 11ny >td 11s wellI lago. deuali h and good wages.
au 110w friend . Wheni yeS awant aI c~~g~~eB.A
, Qokarid easy shawv, or* an wp.to date somt the The Kind Youi Ha. Atwa Boogt
n nter TIhe ah rher.
The Hot 11onths
And we are well supplie(d with all kinds of Hot
We have just received another big slipment o
white goods for waists. Our trade on white goods has
been immense this season, and we have some new things
to show you, a prettier line of patterns than we had at
the first of the season.
CLOTH'IIIN G, C..L)TIXNx
Big lot of Two-piece Suits just arrived. Put your heavy suit aside
and be cuorfortablo in a nico light two-piece suit. Can fit any size, slim,
utout or regular.
NEW SHOES AND OXFORDS COMING IN EVERY DAY.
Big line of Oxfords for men, women and children in black tan and
white. A mong the many popular brands of shoes we handle are the
Stetson, Walkover, Battle Axe, Peter's Ilicik Diamond, Selz, Julia Mar.
lowe and others, all wmnners. .
HARDWARE, ITARNESS. BUGOIES. WAOONS, SADDLERY AND
FURNITURE--One of the beat lines of Buggies aind Wagons to be
found in the stato. We are solo agents for tho Chase City Buggy and the
celebrated Mitchell Wagon. Call on us for anything you need, we are
always glad to serve you, ana we appreciate your business. We propose
to nake hustling months out of June, July and August, if low prices have
anything t.o do with it. Our entire line of bry Goods has been strengthened
with a large filling im order, and we can supply your wants as well now as
we could at the Irst of the sason. YOUI TRULY,
* FOLGER & THORNLEY,
-KIut ynrd White' lawn, ther 20 ttnd 2'in kindi, to go at 126 and l.ic.
Olotninkg. Nioem, Hat1s, an%6 d ,ent's urnis'IaIRhang Gone
We Set Them While You Wait
C. W. Garrett, Six Mile, S, C.
To have your tires set for $1 00 per
sc-t. Anything from a buggy tire to
a two iWelh wagon tire.
Conic and see for yourself.
It beats the old way, taking
from 20 to 30 minutes.
C. W. GARRETT.
We are constantly selling out
And We .1,1, 00 l8jtajllty I)llyilg in
Every week brings is soething new ands o
tofes Goudcsor. Oury trae ask nfood thm.
sprin, Ss and tokepgtaivlyding. are the t m er
evortssowehave ree offerig sonbg allnse
Me's and Womnwgs weu Shres nw buyingpr.
bought do pres thatcwelcn usaeve you mneey.any
No, ry Goods, osi eery Unerwea an hoem.
A. K. Park, 'M Greenville, S. C.
I have Sioui 800 flecelpte
Ready for Distribution.
All who want one come and get it. If you want to pay for it
bring the money; if you don't want to pay it conme and say so
and I will give you the rceipt, as I wvant to get these accounts
off my mind and also my boo0k. So come and pay, or get
yourV receipt anyhow, and obl ige
I prefer the moneyW), buIt leave it to you.
FO SA LE.
70) acres O~f land near Miarietta, S. C.,
oin Pumpkmntowni road. $10 per acro.
1 20 acres near Travelere Rest,
joinuing lands of Mr. Thos. Cunningham. Part of the Butler
Watson 01(d hjomn. $15 per' acre.
AlIso small tracts of Iand1, 20 to 50 acres.
We have also somec very desirablo lots near c .y limits. These lotsare
along the car Iinie-$60 each.
TH ACKSTON & SON.