Some Thfin ow U% d Some
You Don. Dow About Our
Tows, Couty & People
John J. McFall is at home for
The legislature .aeets January
9th, at h-gh noon.
Mrs. W. H. Johnson, of
Greenville, is visiting in Pickens
There is only one mud hole in
4 ~Pickens, and it covers the town.
Miss Eva Holder, of G. F C., is
spending the holidays at home.
Miss Bell Yongue, a Chicora
student. is at home for the holi
.Mr. and .irs. B. A. IHagood.
of Charl ston spent the holidays
The minutes of the Pickens
Association can be hnd at this
Youngblood & Brazeale is the
style of a new mercantile firm
B. W. McWhorter, of Liberty
wasing the business visitors
Mr. and MrsJ. L Callahan
and children spent the holidays
with relatives in Newberry.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Jennings,
of Greenville, spent Christmas
day with relatives in Pickens.
The school at Mt. Carmel will
open its session next Tuesday,
with Miss Nellie Grandy teach.
Maj. G. W. Bowen, of the Da
cusville side, was circulating
among his friends in town this
Christmas passed off very
quietly around Pickens. No se
~rious accidents have been report
SERI ed'so far.
Illoyd H. Grandy, who has
been constructing buildings in
the lower part of the State, is..at
home for the season.
Miss Jessie Freeman Mr,
Furman Trotter w happily
d here . unday by
Mr. Joe ohnson, formerly
with the oil mill here but now of
__Batesburg, was among the holi
day visitors this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Mauldin,
9of Greenwood, spent several
days among friends and rela
tives here this week.
The many friends of Mr. R.
A. Bowen will be delighted to
know he has sufficiently 'recov
ered to be out again.
Married, by Judge Newberry,
in his office, on the 21st inst.,
Miss Jennie V.. Gordo and Mr.
W. H. Beeps, both of Easley.
Miss Addie Anthony, of
Greenville, and Miss Bessie Al
len. of Dillon, were guests of
Miss Rosa Ellis during Christ
and Mrs. R. M. Holdin, of
aloun, and Mr. and Mrs. J.
Banister, of Liberty, spent
tmas day with Mr. and
her, the weather. It
eather we have had
.It has rained
more than a week
fMr. M. P. Bog
y regret to learn
ve illness. He has
nconfined to his room for
verldays, but his early recov
ery is expected.
Mrs. Melvina Moore, widow of
the late James A. Moore, died
at her home near Easley, on the
2Md inst. She was about 79
years old. Her remains were
buried at the Burroughs family
burying ground the day after
Married, on the 24th inst., at
the home of the bride's father,
Mr. J. M, Gillespie, near Moun
tain Grove, Miss Dora Gillespie
and Mr. W. B. Edens, Rev. W.
C. Seaborn officiating. Their
fi lends extend congratulatians,
and wish them a long, happy
The Pickens Railroad has the
spirit of enterprise. They have
recently remodeled and over
hauled one of their passenger
cai s which had been out of
commission for some time. The
work was done by local machin
nand the car is
a new one. It
Announcements have been re
ceived here of the marriage of
Miss Isabelle Roempke Thomas,
daughter of the late Dr. A. J. S.
Thomas, of Greenville, to Dr.
Brooks Rutledge, of Florence,
which took place at the home of
the bride's mother, on the 19th
inst. Dr. and Mrs. Rutledge
will be at home to their friends
in Florence, after January 6.
Mr. John A. Welborn and
Miss Mattie L. Stewart were
happily married at the home of
the'bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs
Robin Stewart, on the eve of
December 24, at 7 o'clock, in the
presence of a concourse of rela
tives and friends. The ceremo
ny was performed by Rev. W.
The parlor was tastefully dec
orated with holly, as was also
the dining room. The table was
artistically decorated, and the
fare consisted of three sumptu
us courses, which were served
in a most elegant manner by
the hospital hostess. There was
unusual freedom and an atmos
phere of jollity that made the
occasion one of great enjoyment
The groom is the -third son of
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Wel
born, of Pickens,.and a success
ful young planter of sterling
The bride is-a beautiful and
accomplished young lady, with
Married at the residence of
the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs
John L. Looper, of Dacusville.
on the 19th inst., at 5 o'clock.
Mr. 0. V. Hogsed and Miss Lula
Looper, S. L. Robinson, N. P.,
The groom is a highly esteem
ed young farmer of Reeves, Ga.
The bride is the eldest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. John Loop
er, and is loved arid admired by
all who know her.
- A Masonic Relic.
Mr. A. R. Hamilton, of Eas
1ey, was in town on the 18th and
exhibited among his Masonic
friends a Masonic apron which
is at least ninety years old. It
is of home-made silk, and is in
a fine state of preservation. It
is a Master's apron, and has fif
teen of the emblems nicely
worked in it by hand. They
are so worked as to give the de
sired color. It is a rare piece of
art, and very few pieces of nee
de work that will equal it.
It is the property of W. H. H.
Ariail, who lives near Easley.
It is a family relic which he
prizes very highly. It formerly
belonged to his and Mr. Hamil
ton's grandfather, John Arialil.
John Arial came to this country
from Connecticut by way of
Charleston in 1804. He lived at
Pickensville, and followed the
mercantile business until his
death in 1836. The apron was
made by his wife while they
lived in Cofineeticut. * * *
You Won't Get "Stuck"
i you "stick" to us. Our business is to
"pleas,"' and not ' stick" you. When we offer
Pins of All
we maike a bold bid for your trade, by olier
ing you best selection we could get of
HA T PINS, BEL T PINS,
TEIL PINS, STICK PINS,
remarkable in beauty, variety anud I::nem: ef
price. Buy some.
Easley, S.- (
House and Lot for Sale.
1 will sell to the highest bidder at the
Court house onu Salesdjy in January
1912, during the legal hours for s:te. the
following described real estat":
All that lot of larnd in the to~wn 'f
Pickens. on Hagood Str-et. conininfg
one and one-third (1k) acres mor. or lese.
Has 6 room dwelling, barn, pastm1!e
with water and other imnprovements.
known as the J. W. Sheriff house and
Terms: One thini cesh. terms on
balance. .\. C. S MIT h.
men and women to take up Cor
respondent work and Mail-Order
business. After you have com
pleted our course you can take it
up as a mail order business. A
good energetic, hustling man or
woman ought to make from 812
to $50 a week. Parsons' Bureau
cliff ord Lewis and Ben. Fields
of Clemson, came home for the
Walter H. Griffin spent Christ
mas with his mother, Mrs. Flor
Misses Iiez Morris and May
McFall came h-me for 'Christ
mas from Chicora.
Don'tforgetnext Monday is
salesday. Some valuable real
estate.will be sold,.
The heavy and inct ssant rains
of last week seriously interfered
with Christmas shopping.
Miss Norma Griffin came up
from Cateechee, where she has
been teaching, for the holidays.
Miss Gussie Cureton, of Green
ville, spent the holidays with
her mother, Mrs. K. L. Cureton.
Miss Patti Major, Miss Rigdon,
of Winthrop, and Miss Meda
Boggs, of G. F. C., are at home
for the holidays.
J. W. Dodson reports that he
slaughtered a hog recently that
weighed 692 pounds. The age
of the hog was not given.
Casey Porter, Gignilliat Chris
topher, Sidney Bruce and others
who have been away at college,
are at home for the holidays.
Married, at the court house,
on the 21st inst., by Judge New
berry, Miss Anna Rackley and
Mr. M. 0. Wood, both of Liberty
Oscar Gravelev; who has for
the paet-yvar been trying-his
luck in Moniana,-ia aiome for
the holidays, and will probably
'Last Saturday was abusy day
with our merchants. The clouds
lightened up, and from early
morn until late at night, the
stores were thronged with shop
Married, at the residence of Mr.
W. A Cantrell, on the 17th inst.,
Mary Cantrell and Mr. Jno
Edens, all okf this conty.n+ ReV.
B. F. Murphree officiated.
Mrs. Delia Simmons died of
pelngra at the home of her sis
ter, Mrs. Early Pace, last Fri
day. She had been a sufferer
for several months, but ibore it
patiently. Her remains were
carried to the old home church
above Greel!nil le for burial.
The firm is composed of Mes
sers Johii Youngblood and W.
B. Brazeale. They closed a
trade last Saturday, buying the
stock of goods and good will of
Mr. W. B. Freeman. They are
young men, full of vim, and we
trust will be successful in their
new venture. Look for their ad.
in The Sentinel next week.
It was a sad Christmas for
Mrs. W.- T. Jeanes. She was
summoned last Sunday, Christ
mas eve, to Greenville, where
her sistei-, Mrs. Beddi~field, had
died the night before. Mrs. Bed
dinfield had been in ill health for
some time. She leaves a hus
badd an five children. Her re
mains were interred at Reedy
Mrs. Janie Ridley, wife of W.
E. Ridley, died at the home of
her sister, Mrs. Sam Dixon, in
Columbia, on the 22d inst. She
was 23 year: old, and leaves a
husband, one child, and a large
circle of friends and relatives to
mourn her loss. She was a
daughter of J. A. White. In
terment took place at Bethlehem
on the 24th inst.
Mr. Aaron Boggs, who lives
at Calhoun, is one of the oldest
and most high!y respected citi
zens of the county. He has now
entered upon his 90th year, and
extends his heartiest wishes and
kindest regards to the people of
Pickens county. and all the peo
ple of the county, we are sure,
will join us in the sincere wish
that he may be spared to his
loved ones for many years yet.
Mr. B. F. Parsons is the cham
pion hog raiser of the county
for 1911, and If this statement is
denied, we ask you to furnish
the proof. Last week he killed
an eleven-months-old hog which
netted 545 pounds. He got nine
teen gallons of lard, and spare
ribs and backbone galore. Who
can beat it? It was the 0. I. C.
stock, and he got it a very tiny
pig, eleven months ago, from
Mr. W. C. O'Dell, of Liberty.
Mrs. Margaret Freeinan, wid
ow of the late Rev. D. C. Free
man, died at her home near
Cross Roads church last Friday,
the 22d inst., after a brief illness
She was 74 years old, and had
been a member of the Baptist
church fifty or more years. She
leaves four children, S. P., W.
D., Van and Rev. L. E. M. Free
man, besides a large circle of
friends, to mourn her loss. Hei
remains were interred at Cros
Rods churh the day following
her dath. he fneralsemc
'TOO LITTLE MONEY'
Will not buy a Dependable Piano.
) Too Much Money
Does N- t Necessarily Cium e Cre.
j "THE JOHN He WILLIAMS PIANO"
s Strikes a happy medium in Price--and insures the
maximum intrinsic value.
This Piano is built according to strict specifica
tions in one of New York's most modern Piano Fac
tories, and contains every feature possible in a sci
entificallv buh instrument.
The One Artistic Piano
in which you do not pay for name.
Guaranteed for a life time. Sold Direct From Fac
tory only by
. John H. Williams
---THE PiANO MAN,
Phone 682, GREENVILLE, S. C.
Victor Talking Machines and Supplies.
Christmas -:- Goods
for Pickens county. Call and see and decide for your
We have the goods for the little folks. Santa Claus
can find a full supply for the Xmas stockings, .uch as
Dolls and Toys.
*For the grown-ups and near grown-ups: Chinaware,
f Cut Glass, Toilet sets, Xmas Candy in Fancy Baskets
and Boxes, Stationery in Beautiful Packages, Foun
tain Pens, Shaving Sets, Ladies' Hand Bags, Desk
* Sets, Cigars in Small Boxes, Meerschaum Pipes, Ko
dlaks, Dollar Watches-Razors, Pencil Sets.
PWhich we are very proud of, vou will find the fofA
lowing: Rings, Bracelets; Lockets, Locket Chains,
Stick Pins, Brooches, Tie Clasps, Cuff Buttons, Pen
*dants, Waist Sets, Belt Pins, Fobs-both Ladies and
I Gent's-Beauty Pins, Collar Pins, solid gold and gold
filled. In gold filled goods, we have Watch Chains,
SCollar Buttons, etc., etc.
e poons, Forks. Knives, Ladles, Carving Sets, Spoon
I Holders, Sugar Dishes, Syrup Pitchers, etc.. Manyg
of these articles are Sterling. Our silverware comn
rbrands, all known and guaranteed by us and the man
ufacturer, and not thbe peddler's kind. We can not
name all we have. Just come and see.
YOURS TO PLEASE,q
PICKENS DRUG COMPANY.
Craig Bros. C.wn 0bs-futi eso aiu t
els white multiplying onions, atandeiscfbutsiv
I 1 per bushel, in trade.waeomnyndalkds
-For land anywhere in Pick- H NDR aly .C
ens county see or write J. R
A~hoe. "Th Land an." eFry Sle ofr orsale tr
housetand lots kown varos te
For Sale-T wo mules, about iB. Cameron property, in t
7~ years old. I town-of Pickens, and ina go
W. P. STEWART, locality. Reasonable terms c
Pickens. S. C. be had. T. J. MAUumN
dec7i R. F.D. 1, decl4-h
If you' WAN. but 50 bush'
jewelry an for spot cash.
watches D. HARIs.
fi11ed & -at a.
Christmas is over and we are h
ed to wait on you and g
BIG CUT IN MILLIN
We have a few Pattern Hats to close
have cut the price almost half in two. TI
will not last long at the price they are'goi
$1.50 Hats------ - .85c
2.50 Hats -. $1.50
3.50 Hats . 2.00
5.00 Hats. .- 3.75
7.50 Hats. -. - - 4.75
10.00 Hats---. 6.75
You can afford to buy an extra hat at
We want to clean up our Coat Suit st
ber of sizes and colors. We have-ten suit
these suits were $8.50-we will close this
Here is the best lot of all 8 Suits of aQ
sizes are regular and we can fit all of you.
lot for.......- .- . .-...............
Here is a lot that will suit every one'
fit. These suits are $17.5o. We will clos<
Do your Christmas Shopping early an
departments many things that are suitabl
come here to do your Xmas shopping.
g WE WELCOYME4
M M And to show the people of Pickens coui
Ju are proud of the buisness they have given us
n erwe are going to offer for
~The First 60 Days ol
n ONE OF THE
n EVEROFFERED TO THE TRAI
S LISTEN! Wt.i CSHDs
n60 days of this year we will give you a chan4
n ~......... STEEL -:- RANGL
[on the market.
Whe we say Cash we mean that- you have
and we have the dollar. We have one of thi
Sjof goods to select from, such as
SGroceries, Flour, Choicest Mea
n Shorts, Cotton Seed Meal at
S Oats, Corn, Sugar, Coffee
nkinds of Canned Goods.
n ) Our stock of goods is always complete and I
We Hard warn
( have one of the best lines of Hardwal
( from to be found anywhere. Hames, C<
( )( Pads, Back Bands, Traces, Harness, Bridles, I
( )n Stocks,'(single and double stocks.) DON'T
( )( us about one of our One and Two Hors<
[ )n Stocks. There is no stock to equal it. Try
M') One and Two Horse, the best that mon
e)( Ask any owner.
r-ySewing Machines, Cooking Stoves, Ranges, I
SBuilders' Supplies, Lubricating Oils, Roofli
nvanized and Rubber.) The best Rubber
he~ the market for $1.45 per square.
he~ DON'T FORGET YOUR COUPO)NS!.
nworth of coupons may get this beautiful $2
Rember the Pihce.
Pickensi Hdw. &y/roc(
fln )l. R. ALLEN,
sy taking swil be I
ive you the benefit of our
ERY EOR JANUARQ
and in order to clean them up q e- we
iese Hats are the latest styles anathey
$2.00 ats. 1.23",
3.00 Hats -..- --.
4.00 Hat.. 215
ock by'January 1st. We hav
s of Black and Blue. The orig
;sorted colors, Blue, Gray and
This quality is $12.5o. We
taste. We can give you a p
for $15.00. All snappy cofor.
d avoid the rush.. You will
e for Xmas Presents. It will
) County ot
OLLAR you )y
ag the first
the goods~ t
ts, Bran, A
and all n
)gfo Ppesan her
e to select )t Cut fPces
~llars, Collar A Mrae ,Tlya di
lows, Plow - -
FAiL to see
SPerfection E ~i .T:ve~
y can, buy. tehgetbdrSl~a
ill Supplies, Itapicpre cmCofln
g (both Gal- lygad etatti nteClY
Roofing on anStt ors4aonngztd0
-For $1.00 (4 c ~r ZTV
7.50 Range) ioehoratr1ftb
~ry Co. H
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