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Some Tbig Know ad Some '
Yo DotL now Abont Our
Towns, Couty & People g
Cotton keeps rolling in.regard
E ofthe price.
Mr. J. F. Banister, of Liberty,
aid Pickens a business visit
Garland Seaborn left Pickens
is week to enter a business
college in Greenville.
Mrs. T. N. Hunter and Mrs.
C. E. Hamilton, of Liberty,
were among the shoppers in the
city last week.
f Next Monday is Salesday,
and there are several valuable
tracts of land to be sold by the
Clerk of Court.
The Holder schoolhouse was
(e.stroyed by fire last Friday
iight. It is not kn.own how the
t ae fire orignated.
The stork visited the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. D uckworth
I ist Friday night and left vith
i hem a bouicing baby hoy.
Two of the teachers of the
- Graded School, Misses Ashmore
and Martin, were shut in last
week with an attack of the grip.
The stork has been busy again.
Last Thursday night he visited
1 he home of Dr. and Mrs. R. E.
Lewis and left them a bouncing
I aby boy.
7n ure has
t t distressed look ju
gh the price of cotton had
thing to do with magis
*ried at the home of the
e's brother, James Griffin,
nday last, Annie May Griffin
d Frank Blair, Rev. George
arle officiating. All colored
Treasurer Richey says he is
ready to give the tax-payers
their receipts in exchange for
the cash, and, Supervisor Craig
says, "Come on, for we need
The Globe Optical Company,
of Greenville, should share the
patronage of our readers. They
-fit you awith glasses and make
you feel young again. See their
advertisement in another col
E. Jack Allgood, one of .the
best-to-do and well-thought-of
negroes, lost his wife last Friday
fronm typheid fever. Her re
mains were buried at Cold
Springs the day following her
Mr. W. M. Allgood, who has
a position. with the Southern
Railroad as special officer, paid
a visit to his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Ailgood last Satur
d xy and Sunday. He is located
The readers of this paper will
not fail to notice the change in
the advertisement of A. K.
Park, of Greenville. Those of
our readers who do their shop
ping in Greenville must not for
get to call on Mr. Park.
Mr.. T. J. Ligon, who moved
from this county last fall and
located near Elberton, Ga., was
onl a visit to relatives here last
week. He looks like Georgia
agrees with him, and Ithat the
people there treat him well.
Mr. A. J. Walker,of Alpharet
ta, Ga. ,paid this office a visit last
week. Mr.,Walker is a .former
citizen of this county but left it
about fifteen ,years ago. He
was on a visit to his brother,
A. B. Walker, and returned
home last Friday.
Liberty Music & Furniture
Company, of Liberty, appear
before thereaders of the Senti
nel this week to let them know
the many nice things in store
for their patrons and friends.
Read their advertisement in this
Will not our worthy city offi
cials lend us a sympathetic ear?
The sidewalk by the new Meth
odist church needs attention,
The red clay thrown on it ren
ders it almost impassable in wet
weather. A few loads of sand
and gravel would help it very
.Sheriff Roark has the follow
ing prisoners in jail as a result
of the recent session of the
.United States court in Green
ville: H. E. Edens, one month
and $100 fine; George Powell,
four months and $100 fine; G.
W. Thurston, three months
and $100 fine; Alfred Garren,
three months and $200 fine, and
Miss Nancy Williams. who
lived near Carmel church in the
lower part of the county, died
at her home on the 25th of Octo
ber last at the advanced age of
91 years. Her remains were
buried in the family graveyard
near Liberty the day following
Mr. B. W. Hidden, manager
of the Easley Steam Laundry,
was in town Tuesday and gave
this office an agreeable call.
This enterprise, under Mr. Hed
den's able management, is turn
ing out first-class work, and our
people are well pleased with the
prompt delivery of their orders.
Labor is very scarce in the
country. Farmers in many
piaces are having difficulty in
gathering their crops. In some
places they have had to stop
their children from school. One
man is said to have offered as
much as $1.50 day for hands to
gather his pea vine hay and
Constable B. B. LaBoon and
Mr. George Corbin captured Mr.
John D. Edens last Friday night
about two miles ab6ie Pickens.
He was in a one-horse wagon
and had two one-gallon jugs of
whisky, about four bushels of
apples and about fifty heads of
Mrs. Lila Duncan, widow of
the late David Duncan, died at
the home cf her son. W. H.
Duncan, last Sunday. She was
82 years old and had been a
member of SeconaBaptist church
for many years. She leaves
two sons and three daughters
and rpany relatives and friends.
Her remains. were interred in
the cemetery at Bethlehem
31one made in this
county by raisi siJJ k-and
hogs. There is a good profit in
beef at 8 and 10 cents per pound
and hogs .at the same price.
Suppose the farmers reduce
their cotton crop 6ne- third next
year and increase by one-third
their cattle and hog suDply.
Then be sure you plant enough
corn and forage to meet your
needs and see where you will be
Since our last issue- the stork
has had quite a busy time. On
the 27th ult. he carried to the
home of Mr. and Mrs. M. J.
Childress a fine girl. On the
the 29th he visited the home of
Mr and Mrs. W. A. Edens and
left them a fine boy. Taking
one day's rest he visited the
home 6f Mr. and Mrs.
J. G. Freeman on the 31st,
and left in their care a bouncing
Hailowe'en in Pickens.
One of the most enjoyable af-.
fairs of the season was given at
the home of Mrs. Stoll in honor
of the teachers of the Pickens
Notwithstanding the inclem
eacy of the weather ghosts be
gan tQ arrive at half-past eight.
They 'were beckoned in by
Misses Wade and Miller, and
were greeted at the door by
Misses Knight and McDonald,
attired in witches' costume.
The house was converted into
a veritable forest scene, which
presented a weird appearance
as the ghosts moved silently
about, trying to discover who
the other might be.
TLater the ghosts engaged in a
corn-shelling contest; the prize,
a pumpkin pie, was won by Mr.
The guests were next invited
to partake of the witches' brew,
which was served from a caul
eron; thence to the witches'
den, where was revealed to
them what the future had in
After unmasking, the usual
hallowe'en festivities were en
Later in the evening guests
were invited into the dining
room where they were served
to coffee and eingerbread, after
which each couple were given a
key to unlock their fate.
As every one departed they
w~ere presented with a matri
monial twig and a dream pow
der which was to decide their
success for the coming year.
Those present were Misses
Knight, McDonald, Wade, Ash
more, Miller, Martin, Grandy,
Bowen, Boggs, Folger, Burriss,
Ellis, Taylor, Finley, Partridge,
Freeman, Yongue, Cannen,
Attaway, Griffin, Florence and
Christine Sutherland, Lewis and
Bolt of Easley.
Mesdames Freeman, Morris
Messrs. Boegs, Hagood Bruce.
John and Sam Ci, Edens,
Garrett, McDaniel, 'trisen
dricks, Harris, R. ~'Bruce.
Bolt, Anthony, Seaborr. Jones,
TIE SC O).LS OF:
Some Interesting Statistics Shom
ing the Fine Condition of
Our Public Schools.
The annual report of Superir
tendent of Education R. 'I
Hallum is a voluminous doer
ment giving in detail ever
phase of the public school intei
ests in this County for the yea
ending June 30th. As is we
known, under the law of thi
State, the fiscal year begin
July 1 and ends June 30th. S
all the school facts here give
are embraced in the year closinI
June 30th last. This is belate<
news to the public, but our ap
Dology is, this is the first oppor
tunity to publish it.
This report reveals many in
teresting facts and figures an
is too lengthy to give it as state(
in the report, but will be con
fined to some of the salient ffa
tures of it.
Number of school district
in the gunty..... ........ 5
Number of white schools... 6
", "colored "...... 2
Average attendance white..2,99
attendance of colored... 93
No. weeks of session in
town, white........ .......... 3
No. weeks of session in
country, white....... .. 1
No. weeks of sessioi in
town, colored................ 1
No. weeks of session in
Total ievenue from all sdurce
for s'chool purposes for the yea
was $41,186.86 and the expend
tures were $34,196.54 leaving
balance of $6,990.32.
The average salary paid
white male teachers..$329.0
The average salary paid whit
female teachers $257.00
The average salary paid coloi
ed male teachers $87.00.
The average salary paid coloi
ed female teachers $82.00.
The average expenditure pe
pupil for both races was $5.4(
The total value of scho<
grounds and equipments of thi
white schools is $79.005.00 an
of the colored schools $3,855.
No money has been borrowe
by any of the districts for opei
ating purposes. Over half th
districts in the County hav
special levies and the State suj
plements the funds and aid
those districts which do not sui
ficient funds to run thei
schools for five months by gis
ing to such school dollar for do
lar up to one hundred dollar
The state has been giving aid t
the high schools at Picken
Liberty 'and Central, and aide
Easley until this year when he
population went over 2,500.]
will not aid high schools in
town with over 2,500 populatior
.The only indebtedness incu
red in any of the districts is fc
improvement of property, built
ings, etc. And the indebtednes
included in this report show~
only four districts to be in del
and have outstanding bonds a
follows: Easley, $17,000; Libei
ty, $10,000; Central, $10,000 an
Pickens. $7,000. The bonds voi
ed for the Dacusvilie school ar
not in this report but will be rt
ported next year.
There are .only two privat
schools in the county. the Si:
Mile Baptist Academy and th
Wesleyan College at Centra
but these do not come under th
jurisdiction or supervision of th
Superintendent of educatior
and none of the facts or statis
tics embraced in his report refe
to or embrace these schools.
Not knowing the facts iti
safe to estimate that these tw
schools employ a force of ten c
more teachers at an averag
salary of $50.-per month; tha
they enroll 300 or more student
and that their property is wort:
Behind The Plow.
Mr. Editor:--I have been tak
ing your paper for 20 years. I
was first called the Sentinel a
it now is.
I have always been a las
abiding citizen and believe i
honest, square dealings. I a
ways try to face every body wit
a clear conscience, tho' tha
is not the way of a great man
I was very much pleased wit
the adiegiven by those speali
ers tthe farmers at the mee
inMonda week. /he
-~ ~ -~
of the Finest LA ND
In Sonthwest Georgia for Sale at Low Prices on Easy
Terms to Home Builders.
Lands improved and unimproved at prices ranging
- ffrom 38. 00 to 540.)00 per acre according to location and n
- g cost of improvements. lf you will only go see this coun
V t -try you will think it is the land of promise mentioned
in holy writ, and what it lacks is not much.
For further information address or call on me at my
Soffice, Pickens. (. C. I have a proposition to pay your
railroad fare th.'re anid return. Take advantage of it )
S M before it is too la-. J
n J. F. HARRIS.
TIN and GALVANIZED
k A lso Barn i Roofing and
Cleaper than wood shingles.
' Will last as long as the house.
Lower Insurance. Will be
glad to call and show samples
and give prices. For particulars call on or address
JOHN L. THORNLEY,
PICKENS. S. C.
SALESMAN FOR JOHN T. BURRISS & SON.
Af you are contemplating buying a
Furniture, - Stoves,TRne.
Sewing Machines. Mattresses, Springs, Trunks, Suit
Cases. Hand Bags. Rugs, Carpets, Art Squares, Etc.,
come to the
LIBERTY MUSIC AND FURNITURE COMPANY
We are in a position to save you money on anything in our lines
-We sell the the ADAM SCH AAF PIANO. One of the best in
the world. This is a big assertion, but nevertheless it is true.
r Our price is right, and terms easy.
Liberty Music and Furniture Company,
e LIBERTY, S. C.
The time wil soon come when
Sslippers and gauze hose and short
sleeves will have to be a thing of
the past. for a while at least, and we
.want te tell everybody that we are
ready to furnish the goods at the
'right prl'ces. Everybody knows
that this store has always given a
a square deal aind we want to-continue
serving you. Come and do your
trading with us. We will help you
-if yTou will give us a chance.
SBring us your Chickens and
tEggs. We are the recognized auth
ority on prices of Chickens and
Eggs. Come to see us.
CRAIG BROS CO.
One.-price Cash Merchants.
etold us ju.t what to do. and.--I'
say brother farmers, let us do asEYTAKN..
these men say, The majo ity
r, of farmuers can see no further.
into i heir business than a pea-1 Tedfeec ewe
s cock can look into Table Rock. pntnir n aaei
o Let us farmers make a changelagyamterodti.
r and tr y to do better in the fuiture. Bt r eige o u
The Mani Behind The Plo w. mnhbtto n ev
s Death of Mrs. Lumpkin. I Btoei atymr
Mrs. Mary Lmkndied Oct. cmotbepaeo td
2:3, 91 years of age, at' tI ihGass
Pendleton, S. C. She leaves to ICueyfte lse a
~mourn her departure two sons. epyu iin u ra
four grand children, one brother:, jsm sesnilt ae
sisters and many friends. Shetyadcmo.
was a member of the BaptistYORESAEWTHAC
v church and a true christian. RETYFTDPARO
She was greatly b>loved y all GASS
who knew her, an affectionate Yocagtthmt
a mother and a kind neighbor. qrq~ e
.t It seems that God w ants to take
y all our good people fromi is but ~"
our loss is heaven in.A .OOM RS
b "We all must Conultnoopd--byist
.mother," ti.l we meet~ on the MaoiTep, I
Bothy ale sor, reeied for hu
To the People a
SBEFORE HAVE WE B
you as we are this Fall and Wi
largest stocks of merchandise-i
tell you all about it. Below w<
Dry Goods, Notio1
We are showing all the latest weaves i
yard All colors of Standard Prices at
and 12 1-2C. One lot 12 1-2c. Flan<
Is full of the season's latest HATS at
$4.00, $5.00 and up as high as you wa
You will find Crossetts for Men $4.oc
and a big line of work-shoes that are r
You should see our line of Childri
It will pay you
Before you buy your Fall Suits. We
The Miller make from .......-..--.
Hardware, Stoves, Ra
The Best Raug
Just received a car load of gentin
reliable Studebaker Wagons, one carl(
alstr..howing a big line of Tyson & Joi
We are going to offer you some
in touch with the Big Store.
Lost-At Pickens the last
Bay of the fair, a black dog IL
with white breast. Any oneI
finding him will please notify Du
me and receive a reward. _
A. A. BRYANT,
Pickens, S. C., R.,6. of Far
Craig Bros. Co. want 30 bush edies,
els white multiplying onions,.a for *o
$1 per bushel, in trade. - IA
---For land any where in Pick- I
ens county see or write J. R
Ashmore. "The Land Man." *g %ea
For Sale-Good, sound. blue
straw wheat at $1 per bushel. jr r
B. P. KELLEY, / I
Central, S. C., 5
RF. D.No. 3. exe
A fresh milch cow for sale. g Rx
Apply to B. C, BAKER,
Pickens, S. C
Foii SALE.-I have for sale as pace
quantity of good Red, Rust thie ot]
Proof Oats. G. A. ELLs.iitrc
Pickens, S. C., R. 2. havec a
TO RENT.-T wn-horse crop 3 --
to rent.' Man furnish his own ta -
stock. Three miles from Pick- SAL
ens and five miles from Easley,
near the Pickens railroad.
R. A. BOWEN,~
nov2tf tickens, S.-C.
For Sale or Exchange.--Ihave
three small farms for sale cheap.
1. 10 acres in Easley.
2. 46 acres 14 miles of Easley.
3. 85 acres li miles of Easley.
If you want a bargain see me~
at once. I will excha ge farm ---
land for goods or town property. W
L. B. O'DELL, and s(
nov2-2t Easley. S. C.
Southwest Georgia arm and Pe-]
can Lands for Sale.
Any size tract desired. Our lands are fer
tih ad tresults are satisfactory. armes re
Write for illustrated booklet to-day.~
Flowes.-Pai*es Realty Coalpany,
nov-2-3t - Thomaville, Ga.
Pickens Sentinel-Si per1
year in advance
f Pickens Cewt& ;
E EN IN AS GOOD SHAPEA
nter. We have for your inspect
n upjer South Carolina. We
give you'a few of the articeso
is, Shoes an& Cloth
n Dress Goods at 25C, 50r, 75c and STLO)
5C the yard. Big line ofOutings 5 X
flettes at roc.
ror $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, 3.$3
ut to go.
to $5-.oo;Abb.otts $3-50; Perfect iodes
nade for se' from $r25 to $
!n's School Shoes.
to take a look at our I
tre showing some greatvalues i C ot
-------- -- -75 4
. . $25 to .
nges and Farm 11ple
re on Eath foAr $27.59.
e Geo. E. Nissen Wagons; one car-.'.
f Piedmont and Rock - B-ggiesW
ies Buggies with brass boxes.
Sa fr of
~reat values this Fal It will pay y
In Low PrIces.
; store is the lionmeo e w
aily Remedies. Ther e
not cure-als but ALL
ur needs. A 'few s
ii Orderlies-Unequaled Liver Pills
and pleasa&t to taki.
Hl "93" Hair ToutCe--Cooceded
greatest hair preserv, r and beautifie~
to medical science- 5oc and $inoo.
II iver Salfs--The best substitute
l Byspeipsia Tablfets-The finest
the'worjd for Indigestion.
se are a very small part of the tamily
will not permit us to .mention them all,
~er 294 are just as good for why they
ed as the above. Ask for them. We as
tull st'a k of Drugs Af all kinds.
onery, School Books andu
igars and Toblacco.'
Wehave recently added a1
nice line of
Solid Gold and Gold Plated,V
Sterling Sil jer.
hen in need of anything along t
e what we have.
YOURS TO PLEASE,
~ICKENS DRUG COMPANY.~