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T Entered April 23, 1903 at Pickens .. 0., as sevond la atter, under not ofof March 8 1879
voLXXXV PICKENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESD AY, SEPTEMBER 13. 190l.
The opport unity of
The Secret of our Success
is that we are daily watching for bargains that ve
can give the people at prices that they appreciate.
Now we have it for you.
Down in a Southern city we bought a complete
and up-to-date stock of bankrupt goods at about one
half the manufacturers cost and we have decidkd that
our customers shall have the benefit of this pur hase,
and they go on sale at about one half their actual
value. This is no old out of date stufi, but brand new
goods, botight for the spring trade for a city of about
50,090 inhabitants, and the style and quality of these
goods is perfect. The goods are now on sale
and will last until they are all sold. We
haven't space to quote many prices but Only give you
an idea of the great values of this sale. Get ready
and take advantage of this sale, for they won't last long.
Superb line of Shirts
This is one of the prettiest line of Shirts in the
state, and for style and fit they can't be beat. They
are the output of the leading factories of the United
States and to move them quick we have put the price on
$i.-50 Shirts for....................... . o
$1.oo Shirts for....................-- 75
75 Shirts fo....... ... so
50 Shirts for....---......--------. 38
Some'corn growers expressi the fear Pool seed is the liie cause of a
that should the yield of corn be increas- poor corn crop. If the seed is joor the
ed as a result of the employieqgof bet- stand 14 poor, and no favorable condi
ter methods of culture the price would Liof 0'eather, cultivation or fertil
be lowered and the raishig of corn be ity can offset this troulie.
made unprofitable. Well, let u. raise
the same number of bushels we do now )3a'iana culture Is bing undertaken
on two-thirds of the present acreage ix Mexico. Oil One planttton 547 S1
and have a lot of good land for the use bunches were pr'-duced to the acre,
of other crops. There's nothing wrong brought the grower 31 (Puts pe
about that, we take it. bunch In the tield, or $114.9iper acre.
A very common aight these days is Wiew oh ega okl vr
to witness the amorous scrap between Ol 1 h ek nls o rw
two male robins out on the lown, and duighewnerwec'thl
they usually fight for keep~s. If onle watntofetelilercls'hnB
will look closely, there may bie founid a te ~r'io h l~o ildrn
demure little hen robin aitting on the abtI didyi itr
fence or in a tree near by, and1( she ai- -- -
ways flies off with the victor In the Thfrthuruipnd;ofmt
bout and never yet was known to take pto o ihgas lvro l
up with the one which got whipped, *aI';0( lp s(ha~vmrema
in which respect she is very like de- n (tsirleshnthnxtiij
inure females of other species.(idponswchIlIa1lrgy
A reader who has a small piece of mk i'trttu onswt hs
land attached to his town residence cepfws
wants to know what he can sow on it
that will furnish hint the best food for iefrtehtydrthrs iou
his chickens .both summer and wi'nter, ctt' saia' le h nroi
wanting some crop which lhe can mow bL5iir t~illlg~f ct(lt 01
off two or three times during the snm- (3 hm o .lbtihsadn h
nmer so as to keep the weeds dlown. We g~l(dpttet(fte.Uls h
knowv of nothing which w~ouhll give him atohy lelslsthhreted
better satisfaction than alfalfa. This iiii o le110 )udhrewl
would have to lbe cuit three or four iee r~ es
times during the growing season and
makes most admltirable food for chick- Afin 'atl htI efc
ens both winter and summer. sadn oaI eue alalre
When w(? heart people comnplalningrlllI xliin; h fr ityo h
about their awfully muddy roads we il'llsld sntweltkfo
havo no pity to extend to them. T1he ileec h tn fcr spo
mnud is unpleasant, we know, but mudr heewl e on h bgwes
in a general way stands for muoney, the ~heirbtei~ i etlt oS
worst roads usually being assO('latedtac ree (xcttlatdsth
with our richest and most fertile soil. cr m.
Mud also means moisture. .There are
good roads always in the desert and Thbieaofcrisntyay
on all the poor, gravelly, imp~overishledIreistebs a n oetll h
soils of the east, but whien we com to bgetnn stelet iil.Tt
tihe soils whic1.4 will produce eighty tlliasotIlethlirec'ws
bushels of corn to the acre mud is In- ce~e u;tl tttai feclec
It Is always Interesting to note how tooi.Tilnsow(htlgd11(1ie
the wastes of a great city are tutilized. smuuadi ~e lOla(oe ~e
The street sweepings go to tihe markettihgbeds ie
gardeners as fertilizer; the dead ani-b
mais are tried andl rendecred and1( hides,
bones, fat, hair and huoofs aliotted toA(hr('nllxliad rit y.
mnanufactulrers, while the preellitate Ini'I(aei louoti diil .C
goes Into fertliz~er; the paiper scrapsi 11d'li *5M eui'.' prI'
are gathered and find their way back
to the paper mills; the birokent boxes l u'i* idaiw yivu.Om
form the ipoor man's kindling wood;Liuliv'Fut ~v;i isdg'i) m
scrap Iron and~ tin cans go to the foun- sin 1 ii i n oe' ~t
dry, old1 catrpets to the rugmnaker, and mksI .cmlxo molI iicer
old clothes go down the grade' step by Oiu a'iIri ~r li' i~
stepi till they land in tihe ragpleker'sJum'umu ''1i W ri sli 1mn e'
basket; the untasted piortion oif the att h.iuftemnsinc.Pe-t
$1.26 sirloin steak at time tony rest au-(0 ~n o
rant is by no means fed to the hogs,
but appears later In savory meat pie, 0 en 1* ad h~Ie 1O
hasht or soup where a square meal can i( '. leuet.agnustod.um
be hadl for 15 dents. But little is really ~iia mvttii i tttdad ip'
noorcr c.I tohe seedn i No or the
~IET~lONE~ mTA Thity anioftti toou.tt w
atps*h gu~ ndh.1suBsan arna cutrisein gnerae
inMxc.O nepatto 4
Several New Business Firms
Now Church and Residences Going Up.
School Notes-Other Items.
Norris, Sept. 9.-Your corre
spondent having been dormant for
someq weeks awakes to find that
the towno in which he lives has
taken a new "lease on life" and
things brighter for the future.
New ginnery, iw dwollings and a
new meicantile firm, with a prob
able new merchant from Six Mile,
all of which can't help but inspire.
Messrs. 1. 13. Bowen and J. C.
Garrett have termed a part)zrship
and are almost ready for the gin
ning season with a new building,
new gins and a new press, and the
farmers who bring cotton to this
ginneiy will only be detained long
enough to unload their cotton, for
the four gins and new improved
press will soon do the work.
J. C. Garrett & Son is the name
of a new firm who have bought the
storehouse of H. B. Bowel), and
they are now receiving daily iew
goods of various kinds and sun
dries and will offer bargains-real
bargains-to the public. This
building will be used temporarili
only, as the firm contemplates
building a la-ge, up-to-date buid
ing and a w~holesale house thrown
open to the Six Mile merchanta
(and the merchants in our neigh
boring towns, too). Now by way
of comment we would add that
this part of the world ,has been.
suffering for just such a business
from time immemorial--a store in
which a man can buy anythink.
from a pair of sox to a toothpick.
I. D. Rice, of Six Mile, has
about closed a contract with H. B.
Bowen for a nice residence to be
built, on the lot adjoining the
school house, and verily another
nwreh-nt "who sells goods" will
1 , r . in i ui t, :n t presait elik
cae'Lt tind a building that will ac
eoimmodare hmR imnedate stock o
goods, a-.d will likely erect him a
-nIl tah e I nidilg in the n1ear ft.
lr a. d rti ,, i kind of braier.
h--use ,A 'x Mile.
Of crs~e all of this sofunds big
tor Norris, and no de obt some one
will think your- correspondent is
HH as p and( is only dreamong;
bu *unie -wvatch and see.
11 w ouubl be an mijustice to our
colori.ed p, Ople not:0 to mlenition t hat
* n: Pr,-.4byterian cbur-ch is comn.
I' t edi and is now receiving the
ficishineg touches of the paint
brush This church is situated on
* '\ c-st. Boulevard (colored street)
* i1 our town and is an ornament
and cr.-dit as well to that y art of
* Jay Robinson, son of TI. C. Rob.
insoin, departed yest~erday for
Cienmson, College, where he will
stand enttrance examination for
A cadetship in that instilution. May
sucaoss attend you, young man .
Miss Mary Garrett, youngest
daughte- of Mr-. and Mrs. J. 0.
Garrett, is now at Puckens wvith
her sister-, Mrs. RI T. Haullum, andl
has heen) enrolled in the Pickens
Graded school, in the n inthl grade.
Thos. M. Giarrett, who has .for
the past two months been traveling
for a Chiicago house, is at home
for a rest and duebating the qu:es
tion1 of enteriitg a busiiness coldlege.
Young ment, hear what Franlr ln
says: "If ai mnit emilpt ie his purse
in to his head noE man1) can-t take it
away from himn; ain inrvestmllntr in
knowledge alwvays pays the best
The1 schools itn this dliittt
closed on tho 8th insat. B. h
s--hools have had a uec,,sfuil sumn
mer term, Norris school enrolled
eighty pupils and Cate cch'se ever
sixty. Miss Mattie May Morgan,
of1 Con t Ad, assisted during the
sumnmwr ter m mn Norris school and
(lid moitst emli-' ' t work.
E. Pluribus Unu m,
Doee sh e e dYou Have Atwa Botga
PT BUT NO
a life-time--the greatest sal
In the lot there are about 300 paire of Pants of all kinds, stouts,
slims and regulars, and they won't last 1,ong at the price.
$6.oo Pants at only $4.0o.
5.00 Pants at only 3-50
4.00 Pants at only 2.98.
3.50 lants at only 2.50.
2.oo Pants at only 1-50.
1.50 Pants at only 1.oo.
1.25 Pants at only 90.
1.oo Pants at only 78.
You will miss it bargain if you fail to get a pair of thesn pants.
Big lot of Collars worth i 5c to go at i oc or 3 for 25C.
25c Socks for 15c. 15c Socks for 10c.
35c and 50c Socks for 25c.
Nice line of 50c ties to go at 25c and 38c.
Silk string ties I 5c, or 2 for 25c.
25c all Linen Handkerchiefs only i 5c.
10c Handkerchiefs only-5c.
5c Handkerchiefs only 3c.
In this fale we have about fifteen hundred pairs of men's and
ladies' Shoes and Oxfords, ranging in price from $1 00 to $5.00
per pair. These shoes are made by the leading manufacturers of
the United State3, and the sizes and styles are perfect.
$4-50 and $5-oo Sh-oes at $3.50.
3.50 and 4.00 Shoes at 2.85.
3.oo and 3.50 Shoes at 2.00.
3-50 and 4.oo Oxfords 2-50.
1-75 Shoes at $1.25.
1.50 Shoes at 1.oo.
1.oo Shoes at 75
mmm..LEADERS IN LOW PRICES--..
PICKENS GRADED SCHOOL DUPLICATED.
iringfield, Orangeburg County, to Build 01
Exactly Like Ours.
E. GRANDY. OF PICKENS, THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDE]
1W on the o0und Co0Ripleting the PreliliiarieS---.Tl
Building to be Completed by January 1st, 1906.
. (.- .
d1d s.l , an~, if' anthuin, oheii~ II1miu wh~n, co ee d, wil t
! r the.r tI e I'. k'ins h.,tine , for \lr G.raind . thoriiugl.ly unders'tant
jltitns anft. cani rus.h :0. work~ liuving~ able tdy . ijit bv~ thiese ilans I
borongbi' lly fun i uiir withi ,V1 ver 1 dela. lThis i a eathe ir ini the cap
Ori a-dy, f4 r ' i liua bid agriaitait the to 'tractors of the statle, and2( lh
ot-s a 5 eitinee aim ~ ronmore c'nt iactts. throuIghoust the euunthnry.
Wi. are glhd thait a Pikeas man hass t hsi job, for it puts us in clos
ah with the outside w'orld, and it will beamr fruit.
T1hs' bil ding is t iho comt~pleted by the 1st of Jasnuary, 1906. and il
isudy will turn it over to the biling co~n ni ttee before Ithat time, bal
providential hinidrances. Mr. Grandy is now on the ground arrangi,
limnaries necssar'y, and will begin work as soon as he can get t
terial on the ground. While absent from Pickens he will figure 1
at moterial will be needed arnd have it rushed through as quick as p<
Ie. Here's suhICes to you. Mr. Grandv. and many mome jonh
.. NO. 16
- Pickens ever knew.
In ordcer to make this sale interesting for the
ladies we are offering some special bargains in
WW'e Goods, Silks and Millinery.
All 7 l-2c White Goods to go at 5c.
All ioc White Goods to go at 7 1-2c.
All 16 2-3C WllitC Goods to Lo at T 2 r-2C.
One lot 16 1-2C, 20C, 25c and 35c White Goods to
go at 15c.
One lot 35c Champ. col. to go ait 25c.
Pino Crepe, all shades, 25c and 35c, to go at 19c.
Big drive in all wool Batiste, only a few colors
grey, tan, old rose-from 65c to 35c
We haven't space to quote more prices, but the
scalping knife has cut deep.
Millie'y G Ood.S Cutll inl Half,
This is one of the biggest L millinery seasons that
we have ever had, and we feel very grateful for your
patronage in this department. As we have closed our
eyes to profit we give you the remnant stock at yo
own price. We appreciate your business, cash or
credit, and will spare no pains to please you.
afe and Sure.
I F eiU 11111
CURES COUGHS, COLDS, CONSUMPTION, BRONCHITI
WHOOPING COUGH SCRE THROAT 'HOARSENES
LOSS OF VOICE, LO0SENS THE PHLI GM AND EAS4
EXPECTORATION, HEALS THE LUNGS.
Endorsed by leading physicins as the BEST remedy for
Children's Croup and Whooping Cough because
it contains NO OPIATES. The action of Ballard's Hore.
hound Syrup is mild and ben ign, it is adapt ed t o infants, as welt
asadults of every variety of temperament and constitution,
Read This Remarkable Testimonial.E
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was sick for three months and the doctors told mo he had quick con
sumpticn. We procured a bottle of Ballard's Horehound Syrup, andi
it cured him. Ha is now a well man, but we always keep a bote
mn the house, and think it has no equal for pulmonary diseases."
Easy to Take; Sure to Cure; Every Bottle Guaranteed.
THREE, SIZJ~s: 25c, 50c, $1.00.
BALLARD'S SNOW LINIMENT CO., - ST._I.OUIS,__NO.
BOLD AND RECOMMENDED BY
Pain. in the back and
ored urine; co nt n
tliiw e hot s in the
haviie aniyoraflof .,.
'0 s~toms, your only
.fBACKACHE AND TcIDNEY,
and Bright'* Diseas. Wedont
r'emkedy does not eure, or m
ewill be refunded. Dton't watr
*(druggit's-smial size, 50c; largeoI
y size *1.00
eSold and( recommew~nded by Pickens DrugC40
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