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PICKENS, S. (.:
Wednesday. January 17, 1906.
I i Maid Chase.
Millions rush ini mad ehaso after health,
from one extremo of faddism to another,
when, if they 'would only eat good food,
and keep their howelH regilir a ith iDr.
King's Now Life Pills, their troubles
would all pass away. Prompt r"iwf anid
quick cure for liver and stoanmeh trou
ble. 25o at Pickena ]iug Co.; guarain
A GOOD SHOWING.
Last week we pu)blisbil a stav
ment made by the county commishii
showing the iniancial comdition of thi
coUty, sho.ving that, even saddlitig
a debt made by the former board,
they have run the coulily at a saving.
of $10,000 less tMan the former ad
ministration. This speaks well for
the board and shows they are possos
(id with mueh business acun.n and
financial sagacity*. Just a few rnoro
years of such management and ohu
Pickens county would be out of debt
and movng on a cash basis. The
tax levy would be lowered, and good
times would prevail. In this connec
tian we do iot t:ink it wouild be
amiss, and we believe he entire
county would concur with us, in sany
ing that the law relativo to paying
our county comtissioners is wrong
and should be righted. They draw
pay for 100 days aud live to put in
o;er time for nothing. Jol P.
Smith has covered 150 days and then
had to leave part of hiis work undono
They should be given $300 per year,
half what the supervisor gets, or be
allowed so much por day with the
time not limited. 'ickes county is
coming to the forefront and her pub
lie officers should be paid a living,
reasonable, salary. Her oflicials are
the porest paid of any in the state
The salary of the clerk of the board
should be raised fifty dollars, for it
takes a good book-keeper to keep up
with the work of the ollico, besides
that he should be paid a suflicient
salary so ho could keep the office
open and be prepared to look after
matters for the board when they are
not in session.
In justice to the office of county
commissioners and clerk of hoar-d our
delegation should raise their erlaries.
We believe we speak truly wvhen we
say the taxpayers tire ini favor oh
higher salaries, as it gives the coun
ty better and more comipetenit oflicials.
iRAISE THE ASSESSMENT.
The F. J. Pelzer [arm, near Central,
containing 000 acres and heretofore
returned at $5.00 per acre, was as
seased at $12.00 por acre this .year.
T1his is alright and as it shou11ld he;
everybody should retur-n thoirreal and
personal property at its true val ua
tioE, or what it would sell for in open
market. If this po icy was pur~sued byV
every taxpayer in the state, in two
year's time our tax levy wvould not
exceed six mis for state and county
purposes, and would piobaily drop
below this figure if every enterprise
bore its proportionatam share of the tax
along with the farming elemnent.
Old customs are hard to inave off
so is writing 1905 with only an
occasional business man.
4.20 inches of rain foil he:-e hut
The p~lows havo stood for theo
past two months many of thomn in
the field in sunshine and rain
which shorten. their usefulness.
As I have started out on the pea
Imistic line I will state that the
road contractor is needed with his
dump cart to fill the mud holes
* with rock. In the writer's Opinion
one dollar expendied in this way
while the mud is mud, would ba
Worth ten spent scraping dirt
around when the dirt is dry,
We have been giving this road
business . some consideratiou for
nore than thirty years a nd have
0gnred out a much more practical
a nd cheaper way than the present
systemn to wit: Change the road
jaw making every land owner ra
supombible for the public roads
p ing through his lands and let
the toznts put in their road time
Ooopiutatinri tax oin the roads
* pssing th rough or nearest the
lad on' whieh they live in all 'rU
f Jdstricts. Allow .towns and.
/4*porations to work their road ep
ra ad the road bneinols
bin the Stomachs uitul lowels o~
P1rorantces D',eCstion.Chee -i
ness [allest.Contains eihe
NOT NAH COTxc.
Apetfec l vemedy forConstipn.
Ton, Sour Stomach,Diarrhocii
Worms ,Convwulsions .Feverish
ness and LOSS O SLEEP
Facsimite Signature or
EXACT COPY OF WRAPPER.
In this way Vr m111m having a
section of road for which he l ro.
.sponsiblo iould see after the mud.
holes, ruts and breaks in tho road
at, leisure and wet times when ho
could not work in his crop. Ho
could fix a bad place in an hour
that Imlight requi ic a dily Iater and
bo an advantage to the traveling
public during all this time . Some
progrelsivo states have adopted
this rulo an find that it works
The Pickens county toachers' as.
8soiatioln met at EaIh-y Sia1tour day.
The attendRutce was good consider
ing the weather.
Prof. 0 D. Seay, principal of the
Eailey graded school had good illr
ranlgemen'1)t anid thet visiting teacher-s
weore received as the gtuests of Easley
AnTI excelloutl pmper. on tiro Primary.
Methods was road( ly M iss Dot Sand
(ir'1, of the Liberty gradld school.
Prof. A. I. S;tlvey, of Conutral, road
a pa'per on Discipjlinet, and the sub
ject wasi disenssed by several tobelrs.
Prof. Gbeor, of Furtitan Uivei 'rsity,
delivered a siplend(1id addresls, his sub
jeet being, Enuglish Literatui'e in the
The ntext meetinug will ho at Libor
ty Sat urday, I1ebruiary 10, at. 2 pt. m.
Tho programu will be published
Croup , coughs, colds Whooping
cough, eel., hanve no terrora for chib1irn
or adults who oeacue the bowels with
Kennledlv's Laxative I~ontny and( ~Tar.
This r~eedy expels all (coldsq fromt the
system and stienigthons h1. throat, jun igs
and1( broiichial Itbt s. Tlhet (.)dginal IL:X
iativo (cough *Syrup and Liuid cold cia re.
Sol by Po'ikents Drug co.
F tim a nil l''ntry.
. Miss Vera Fordi of Liberty visited
Mrs. K'ittie Harperji~ a fewv days I his
M\ijs Myril ie H older andi biot her ol
Pie(ns aure viit i the fannm ly of M~lr.
Mr. Har .1. (4ignilliat is sufleriing
froin an alitart of r mf.
Mr. IHabert Powers of Central,
spent Sundiay in the city.
hsa15 Coinyers Allen of Cenh-PUI
passed through StinOca Sunday on
her way to take charge of her' sc(hool
at Long Creek.
M. E. TI. Leavolo of Seneca, at
tendeld the Masonic supper at Cot ral
Mr. WV. Dillard of OCalouni, visited
his brother J, P. Dillard this wook'
Mr. Mack Stewart is wearing a
"smile that wont Come off" and in.
qluiring of the ladies, "who .iS your
pastor?" If this fails to start the
contversation Mack says, "Seems like
I've soon you beoforeaeyufo
Liberty?" 1 ae yufo
R1ev. and Mrs. 0 M. Abney are at
the Isbell boarding hiouse.
Just its No. 11 sout hbound( crossed
Seneca river1 Mondally ceening a~ rock
was hurled through I a window of one0
of the white coaches. A picco of te
broken glass struck oi~p of the l'as
sengers infllicting a slight flesh
- "I Thank Tile Lord!"
oried Hannah Plant of Litiie Rock, Ark.
"for thie relief I get- ftrom IBucklkn's
Alnion Salve. It cured my feirful run
ning soren, wheun othing elsa wyould'
heal, anid fromt whichh I had enffered for
5 years." It is a marvelous hoa or for
outa burns and1( wound)(. uti.urauteh at
Plekens Drn o. 25..r
For Infants and Children.
[he Kind You Have
THE CENTAUR GOMPANY. ft9W YORK UST.
Di)otora coul) Not Help Hiar. a
". lind kidney tiouble for years,"
writes 1rs. ]iayinoid Conner of Shelton,
Wash., ''and the Ioctors could not help
me. I tried Foley's cidney cure, aid the
very first do gave mo relief and I am
now cured. I cannot say too much for
iFoley's Kidney cure." It makes the
diseased kidneys sound so they will
eliminate the poijqons from the blood.
Unlees they do thi,, good health is
impotisible. Pickens Drug company,
11. 1. Smith Easley.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
County of Pickens.
Court of Comn mon Pleas.
Sumrianons for Relief-Complaint not
Bank of Pendileton, a corporation duly
chartered by law. Plaintiff.
James Peek, James Peels the Junior, T.
.M. Lowery,. and W. U. Wilson.
To~ the Defendiats abhovo naitnedl.
You~ are hereby Suminmoneds and re
iired to answer Ilthe omlainlt in this
action, of which a copy is herewith
served upon~i yout, andc to s-rve a copy of
y or answer to the said comnplaint on the
sub lscribier at. his olli1ce at Pickens, B.'C.
within twenty days after the service
heire'of, exclusive of' the day' of such ser
vicee, arni if you fail to answer the comn
plannt wit hini tho time aforesaid, the
1P :ain till in thiis'antion will apply to the
'iurt fo r t ime relief dem'randed in this
I bi ted Jani i'2nd, 101
C. C. P.
J. P. Carey,
Plntif['s A ttorney.
Tho the absent (ildefendant James Peek,
Takhe nlotiCo tat the summ ion s in the
above stated casetof which the fore'going
is a copv. and the complaint was filed
in the ofile oif the Clerk of the Court for
P'ickens ( o'mnty, 8. C. on the 2nd day of
Jianuary 10 )0. .J. P. Carey,
1-1016O Plaintiff's Attorriey.
BridIge to Let.
Notice la hereby given that.on the 3d 4day of
Feb. l190i0 at 'to'Ilock p. mn. I will let the
biling of a bridge neross Shone c reek on ro' d
lea)ling ii 'io m Pirview c'bur'h to t('nteechee.
Rhrbht resurvod to reject any and all bki.
.1 un17'3 J. P. SM ITH.!
Notice of Final Settlemencit
We will apply to J. B. Newbery
Probate Judge for Piskens county, on
the 24th day of January 1906 for a' fnn
settlemnent of the estabo .of W. TI. Field
and( ask to) be dliised as exeetor.
Dec 27 19050.4 5. H. .Brown,
W. T1. Itowen,
B. F. Farmer,
W. F. Ariaih,
Notice to All Trustees.
All tr'ustet's who have no't re
turind their pmoli list for 193i5 will please
have a meet ing or their' board andh revise
sa id list. andt retnrn to me at onice that, j
mal~y eniter' the same n~ dup(lilicalte for eol.
Ilection (of taxes for. 190)5 Pleaso look
afteri this, gentlemen. for me at ornce.
Very.~ resp)ctfuilly, E. F. Keith, And.
I will let to theo lowest 1.iddler the
building of a ne w br Id ,e across
'w"el ve Mile river at linker bridge site
on the 24th of January 1006 4t 12 o'clock
Plans and spechifcatior s mnado known
n lay of letting. (G. M. Lynch,
LIGHT, MEDIUM AND HEAVY
FOR EVERY KIND OF WORK
ENGINES AND BOILERS
AND SIZE3S AND FOR EVERY
CLASS OF SERVICE.
ASK FOR~ OUR- ISTIMATD BBPORE
PLACING YOUR ORDER.
GIBBES MA CHINERY COMPA NY
COLUMBIA, S. C..
OTTON YIELDS are sure to
dwindle from year to year
unless the soil is kept supplied with
a complete. fertilizer containing suffi
Just how POTASH increases cotton
crops is shown in our 9o-page book,
"Cotton Culture." This book is sent
absolutely free of any cost or obliga
tion to any farmer who will write for it.
Address, G13RMAN KALI-WOR~KS.
Now York-9.A Nassau Street. or Atlanta. On. -2Z% So. Broad StreeL
Can be pleased ii' their shoes if they come
to us. Our stock is large-selected with care.
Selected with the idea that good value makes
and holds customers. If you have not been
buying your shoes from us, try us next time
you need a pair.
GREENVILLE, S. C.
May the happiest day of your past be the saddest day of
As you keep climbing the hills of prosperity May you
never meet a friend coming down.
One-Price Cash Store.
Come unto us ali ye that have been labouring under the
credit buying system and have been latden down with high
prices and we will rest your wearied brain on Craig Bros,
cash bargain pillow.
For Taking Returns Year 1906
1 will commence taking Returns for' the
year 1906 on January 1st and conitinue
taking returns until February 20th 1906,
after whlich tirne a penalty ot 50 per cent.
will be enitere I .against each anid every
one, black or whiite, friend 01' foe. .I will
no: make the rounds as here tofor'e, as 1906
is the year for' returning all R~eal' Estate
and [ cannot safely list all realty unless
having duplicate from Auditor's office for
'efer'ence in many cases. All returns
nust he signed by party making his retu *n
>efora M1'agistrate or' Notary Public or ii
will not be accepted by the Auditor and(
hie p)enalty will be added, All dogs will
L)a entered as $5.00 personal pr1operty in
addition to the Capitation lax of 50 cents
rach. So govern yourselvYes accordingly.
E FOST ER K EIT H,
HAMBURGER BR05& Co
That's our text. It'e always our text.
It'sj the text of all the sermons we preach.
Just now we're thinking of your wants for the coming season.
We tnk.e it that about your first requirement ii ill be a new Suit or Over
coat-- perhaps both. We bope so.
Now we are going to ask you for a very few moments of your time-just
enough of it to enable you to step in to see the finest Full Suits and Overcoats
Your Eyes Ever Rested upon.
Every ntw kink in Cut,'Style and Fabric has gone into these excellent
If you give us the few moments for which we ask you, we'll at once con
vince you that we have Clothes worth preaching about, and in the entire 4
house you'll not find a price to offend you. Our next discourse will be on
the same text-Clothes.
Smith & Bristow
GRENVILLE, S. C.
Our stock of Dry Goods, Shoes and Carpets is now comn
piete. We want all of our friends and everybody in Pickens
County to call and see us. We guarantee you a'square deal
the best goods possible at the smallest living price. We nev
er say that we sell goods below cost, for that is impossible, but
we do say that we sell you goods as cheaply as any house can
and keep in business.
WE ARE OFFERING
A good Outing at 5c; a better at 6%4, 8 and r c.
Flanneletts for waists and dresses, very pretty at .1oc.
Ginghams for dresses and aprons at all prices.
Black and colored Dress Goods in endless variety.
36 inch Flannels, all wool for Dress 39c.
All colors and Black 52 inch Broad Cloth at 75c and $r.
Mohairs in black and colors from Soc to 90c and up.
Black and colored silks, anything yoti want.
Big line Ready-to-wear Skirts and Cloaks recasonably
Blankets from Soc to $r o.oo, all reasonably priced.
Undervests and panits for the whole family.
Big line of Embroideries from 5e yard and bet ter quali
CARPETS, RUGS, MATTINGS
AND SH ADES GALORE.
We make special prices for churches. We make any size
Window Shade you want.
When in Greenville, conic to see us and we'll take pleas
uire in showing you OUR STOCK whether youi care to buy
Remember the Place..
RLR BENT Z
Cor. Main & Coffee Sts. Th OdReabe
I have a good lino of
Among them aro the recommendable old style Seth Thomas
Clocks with weyghts, wvhich I am selling at special bargains.
And a niew lhoe oif SILVERWARE. Alsot solid1 Gold and
Silver WATCHES. A nice lin of' Spectacles; I guar'antee
g~lasses to fit eyes. All kinds of tepir work in the jowslry line.
II. SNID)ER, - - Easley,.S..C.