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LOCAL BRIEVITIES
Some TigO01 hRoK and Some
You Don' Know About Our
Towns, County & People ,
Miss Lorena Taylor entertain
ed informally Monday evening.
Mr. Avery Looper was in
t eeek_ visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Aiken of
ip Sun Set were in the city last
Friday shopping.
Miss Christine Southerland
entertained a few friends in
formally last week.
Five young men stood exami
nation for scholarships in
Clemson here last Friday.
Mr. B. A. Hagood of Charles
ton, joined his family this
week, and is now in Pickens
for the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Hester,
visited the latter's father, Mr. E
.S. Griffin, near Traveller's Rest
last week.
The candidates can get blank
pledges and expense account
blanks by calling on County
Chairman J. T. Richey.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Hendricks
of Anderson visited the latter's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Judge M.
Welborn, last Monday.
Mr. T. N. Jenkins from
Translylvania county, North
Carolina, was in the city Mon
day on a visit to friends.
Our thanks are due. Mr.
Birch Lewis-for a dozen fine
tomatoes-the first and best I
home raised of this season.
Mrs. E. B. Webb and daugh
ter, Elinor, joined Dr. Webb in
Pickens Saturday and are with
Mrs. W. B.il's~eeman for the
summer.
The Pickens Chapter U. D. C.
met with Mrs.. Chas. M. Bowen
Friday afternoon. After the '
usual literary businesg proceed- ~
Ings Mrs. Bowen served delicious ~
refreshments.
Mr. Arthur S. Porter is in the t
race for Magistrate of this town
ship. Mr. Porter is well known
to the people and has had ex- t
pdrience along this line. -C
Several interesting communi- (
cations have been received for I
publication but are crowded out I
thtis week, They will app 1nl
the next issue. g,
* Miss Fay T witty of Gainrille, ~
Ga., and. iss Kate Robinson of
Easley, are the charming guests t
of Mrs. Bruce Hagood this a
w'ek.
Mr. J. F. Stokes is announced '
in this issue as a candidate for ~
Magistrate in this towvnship. ~
He is well qualified for the posi
tion and if elected will make an
efficient officer.
Mr. Deles Boren of Pickens
a::d .Miss Minnie Golden of ,
Brogan mills, were married ~
Sunday, July 7. Rev. Lewis
le M. Smith, officiating.-Ander
son Mail. (
July seems to be a favorite a
month for leap year marriages
as well as others. On last
Monday Miss Lola Burns and
Mr. Elsie Durham were mar
ried by Judge Newberry in his
office.
The extremely wet weather i
has almost ruined the fruit e
crop in this section. The peach
es are of. a poor quality and r
many of them rot before they a
ripen. The same is true of the
plums and blackberries.
Mr. C. R. D. Burns of Wal- a
halla, was in town last Monday t
and Tuesday. Mr. Burns is i
prominently spoken of as a s
candidate for the Senate from t
Qconee county. He has not C
however, decided whether he
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Hender
snwish to express their. grati- C
kindfrieds wo solovinglya
and cheerfully helped them and t
sympathised with them in the b
- recent sorrow which came to e
them in the death of their child. I
Mrs. Bruce Hagood entertain
ed the Ladies' Aid society of.
the Presbyterian church last j
Thursday afternoon. Mrs.
Hagood is a woman of most
charming personality, and an
hour in her attractive home is(
always one of pleasure. c
force of hands are at work
:the new Methodist church
adit will be pushed rapidlyi
u:uil completrd. For awhile t
e~r was stopped waiting Sn
material, but all this is on hand c
It is hoped that this handsome
structure will be ready for c
cupancy by the first of Septem
ber.
A candidate while candidat
ing around sometimes has his
eye on other things than the
"dear peepul." One of them told
The Sentinel man the other day
that Mr. J. P. Fendley of the
George's Creek section had one
of the best crops of corn and
cotton he had seen this year.
Hon. Wyatt Aiken is an
nounced this week as a candi
date for Congress. Mr. Aiken
has been the faithful and ef
ficient representative from the
Third district for several years.
He has been true to the trust
reposed in him by the people in
his past official life, has stood
For the interest of the South and
bas a large influence in gover
rental and politicial matters.
Ho, ye candidates! You have
)nIy one week more in which to
announce. The doors will shut
on the 26th at 12 o'clock high t
noon. - If you do not throw c
your hat in the ring before that r
lay you will have to wait two
more years.
Mr. Judge M. Welborn one of
most substantial citizens and
best farmers of this county
:omes to the front this week as
3 candidate for the house of
representatives. Mr. Welborn
has had many strong solicita
dions to make this race and for
juite awhile was undecided but
t last yielded to the pressure ,
%nd his hat is now in the ring.
News reaches The Sentinel
>ffice of Mr. Sam Jones' fine
:rop. He lives near the Col. I
Bowen old home place and- t
'they say" he has one of the I
>est crops in that section' His i
orn and cotton are both fine I
md has been well workdd and
cept clean. The cotton will r
everage about two feet high, so E
ve are told, and his brag patch t
>f long stapie is exceptionally n
ood. - t.
Printers as well as others a
nake mistakes. Last week by e
Ln oversight Mr. S. B. Craig's '
ame appeared in the column 0
if candidates as a candidate for
jongress. This was a slip of t
he printer as he should have
keen announced as a candidate i
or the House of Representa- ~
ives from this county. Mr. u
3raig may some day aspire tot
jongres but before .he does so. Ci
me wants to learn his A B C's in n
iolitics, swim around with. the
ittle fishes in shallow water ~
.nd stay close to the bank forc
while.
A prominent gentleman of a
his place was i z a hotel in ,
nother town in this state not a
ong since and was discussing
vith some others the political
ituation, when another gentle
nan came in. The Pickens
nan says "I'll bet he is a Bleaseg
nan." The new comer said '
es "I am for Blease." "Can
rou give me one good reason,"
aid the Pickens man. 'why t<
rou are for Blease." "Well,"~
aid the other, 'because if I
~et into any meaness and anm
ent to the penitentiary or t]
hain gang I stand a chance to
~et out." o
~otice to Confederate Veterans b
Desiring Crosses of Honor. si
Notice of the extension of the s
ime for the conferring of Cross- d
s of Honor has been received1 h
>y Pickens Chapter. Those vet
rans. and their descendants
ho desire Crosses are urged to~
nake their applications at once,
.nd certainly not later than by d
ugust 1st. 1912, as this is the 0:
st opportunity that will be
:iven for procuring Crosses, and
his is due to a special effort to
aduce this extension of time, as
o many expressed a desire ata
he last annual reunion for a
ross.1
Application blanks may be b
ad by calling at the office of
~robate Judge, J. B. Newberrv.
r by seeing the undersigned. ti
Every veteran is urged to take
dvatage of this last oppor
unity to secure this coveted
adge of honor, as well as the
ligible descendant of every
eteran. Respectfully, -6
Mr's. T. J. Mauldin,
~res. Pickens Chapter. U. D. C ..
t14
Notice to Old Soldiers a
ti
The surviving soldiers of the u
onfederate States in Piickens h
ounty are requested to nmeet in rt
ach township on August :3 a
p. mn., for the pturpose of I'l(' y
ng a representative to mneet at o:
he court house on the first Mon ft
lay in September, to elect a g
ounty pension board for the J
; for -ach township is ati fol
9','.
Easley-Easley.
Liberty-Liberty.
Central-Central.
Pickens-Pickens.
Hurricane--Mile Creek,
Eastatoe-Antioch church.
Pumpkintown- Sutherland's
,tore.
Dacusville-Looper's gin.
When assembled they shall
>rganize by electing a chairman
mid a secretary, and shall then
lect V ballot an ex-Confeder
Ite soldier. not a holder or an
tpplicant for a pension. as the
'epresentative of said township.
ll receiving pensions now will
)e entitled to continue.
J. B. Newberv,
It-12 Pen. Com.
Soliloquy of a Horse
(Continued)
That newspaper man last
veek made me say, that at one
unday school I heard it said
here were about seventy-five
hildren deserted by their pa
'ents. I didn't say parents I
aid teachers. It is such a com
non thing for children to be
leserted-by parents at Sunday
chool that I neyer would 'have
hought of saying anything
bout that, but, as a horse sees
t, a teacher oight to be asham
d to run off to a Sunday picnic
.nd have their pupils with no
ne to teach them. If the
ea)her values the Sunday
chool so little, how can they
xpect the pupils to think high
. of it?
Well, after that horse kicked
'Uncle Phil" men folks were a
ttle watchful, and so were we
orses. We tried to find out
ow these people were worship
'ig the being theyT call God.
V6e sapeoplekgoing in and out
f the -dh'urc7:it si true, bit
iost of them did not go in.
omie of these Sunday school
machers did not go in. They
mnst have had a fine time. for
2ey shook hands and laughed,
nd the young women kissed
ich other, and the young men
-anted to; no, no, not kiss each
ther, but the young women.
[ow do Iknow? I heard Frank
11l Mary so as we went home.
Talk about shaking hands!
1ere were several men there
1at just went around hunting
p people to shake hands \with,
iey yested th6 babies and call
I them pretty where their
tothers and fathers could hear
iem. I think they called these
ten who shook hands so much,
mndidates. One man would
it people on the back and say
I'm running for nnt old office
gain. I want you to help me.'
.nd another would come along
ad skake hands with the same
allow and say, "I am counting
a you to help me keep my of
de another term," and -the
allow promised one to help him
et it, and the other to help him
eep it. And we horses wonder
I how he could do it. It sound
I strange to us. Some wanted
be clerk of someth4ling, some
anted.to be sheriff of some
here, but none wanted to be
>roner. We horses concluded
1ere wasn't enough in it.
Sonme fellows talked about
sing to the legislature, and one
ian was there who had already
zen. He gave them a "fine
>eech" in the church, they
tid, but we horses, mules and
mkies on the outside couldn't
ear anything.
"Bob."
A Sad Death.
On the 22rd of June last the
aath angel came to the home
Mr. and Mrs.. R. L. Hender
>nl and took their little baby,
ie light of the home, and left
irkness and gloom.. The
ther's heart is sore and sad.
ad1 the mother hears the
veet voice of the little one as
ie says come home. God
ess this dispensation of his
?ovi!Ienge to the good of those
ho are left and all who loved
ie little one.
E. L. Thomason.
eath of Mrs. Hester Austin
Clayton.
Mrs. Hester .Austin Clayton
[ed in a hopital. at Hazel, Ga.,
st Saturday 13th inst., of ty
Lioid fever. She was sick
>out haidekim every
iing that could be done was
navailing. Her remains were
:oughit to liberty and laid to
sr in the cemetery at that
ace last Sunday afternoon.
rs. Clayton was a daughter
'Dr. W. F. k~asin of Seneca,
>rmierly-of this county, and a
ind alih-ter of Mr. and Mrs.
F. Hendricks df Liberty.
and two children, the youngest
being about three months old.
At the time of her death she
was 21 years old.
Roads Need Work,
Mr. Editor: Can you tell me
whit went with the county
scrapes and all the fine ma
chinery we read about in The
Sentinel not long since? They
have not been seen on this side.
I sent my children to mill the
other day and a wheel dropped
in a hole, the axle dragged on
the ground and one stirrup was
broken off. The road by Mr.
George Ellis' got so bad we had t
to go.round by Mr. Pick Steph- f
ens' to get to town. Mr. Ellis s
took his hands and patched it up t
so people could pass. I think I
we will vote for George when he a
runs. He is a good farmer and e
knows what a time we poor old c
farmers have digging in the j
mud, and if we make anything i
to sell we have no way to get it 3
to town. 2
I heard a man say he suppos- a
ed the roads were so bad they
could not pull the machines over 7
them to work, and that he had t
not seen them in so long they 1
must have been carried to And- f
erson where the roads were '
smoother. e
Well. it is work time and the j
grass is four inches high. The s
crops are the sorriest, the roads c
the worst and the governor the c
finest I ever saw. Voter. e
Children's Day at Peters Creek. t
Last Sunday was children's
day at Peters Creek. The exer- a
cises began at ten o'clock and j
continued until in the afternoon a
The exercises consisted of songs, T
recitations and- declamations. n
Each one who took part acquit
ed:themseiveswvll and showed c
careful training.
Rev. W: E. Wilkins. secretary
of the La#man' s Missionary
Movement was present and er
delivered a splendid address. $3
A very large crowd was present 1
and a bountiful dinner wg ~
sers ed on the ground,
Prof. R. Mv. B3okting was pres- a
ent and delighted the people in
with splendid selections of g,
music. h
Altogether it was a very profi
table and enjoyable day.
Table Rock Land Company. ri
To show that Pickens is not ti
altogether asleep a charter has' ir
been granted by the Secretary a
of State to the Table Rock Land b
Company, with a capital of a
$10,000. G
The corporators are Mr. R. E. te
Bruce, of this place, and Hon. a
D. W. McLaurin, of Columbia, 19
These gentlemen boughtathe a
Table Rock Hotel property wo i
or three years ago and since "
then have bought other lands in y
connection .with it until now
they own between 1,000 and '
1,200 acres, Tie most of this is a
mountain land but is covered h
with fine timber, which in a h
few years will be very valuable G
on account of its scarcity. They i
have on the property just at the Ci
base of Table Rock, an almost el
new hotel, partly furnished, but ca
which is' now vacant. This is s]
an ideal place for the summer s<
and the only drawback to it is
the inaccessibility to railroads. "
Pickens is the nearest point, d
which is about ten miles. n
It would be a fine -thing for
these gentlemen, as well as for o
the Carolina Timber Congpany, ~
which owns sever91 thousand 3
acres of land in the mountains
of this county, to interest them- h
selves in the railroad now being s(
agitated by Mr. R. Mayes Cleye- E
tand, from Ande-son to Marietta T
carry the railroad from Pickens fi
to the Oolenoy thenoo to viarl- o:
etta. This would put them 1k
within two nmiles of a railroad
and would bhe the' thing all this s4
county needs.
_ y
An Exchange of Compliments? t,
"'They've had detectives of all b
sorts trying to find something h
ufn me. There's that filthy a
guttersnipe investigating com
mittee. They are going to a
crawl on their bellies to Augusta c
tomorrow to take the testimony ti
of Tom Felder, a scoundrel, u
whose afraid to come to South
Carolina."-'-Gov. Blease at
Hampton..
'There is not a decent white n
citizen in the State of South r<
Carolina, who will be dissatis- l\
fled with the testimony that 1 3
intend tot give before the legis- t4
lative investigation committee g
concerning th rivate and pub- t:
lic lifeZ .. Blease, the:
Governor <nuth Carolina. -f
I will show ords that he s
is not fit to si vntion of I
A Fatal Wreck.
A wreck on- the Southern R.
R last Saturday about1 o'clock
caused the death of one man
and injured three others at Eas
ley. Two engines coupled to
Zether with one bo? car and a
:aboose in charge of two engi
aeers, two fireman and a con
luctor were going toward At
anta to get the congested fruit
,rains north. They had the
ight of way and were running,
t is said, at a high rate of
;peed. They passed the Pick
,ns train at the whistle post
Ld by the time the Pickens
rain reached the Y these en
,ines were in the ditch just
outh of the old road crosAing,
he place where Mr. G. Wash
lowen was hurt a few years
.go. The engineer of the first
ngine reversed his lever, threw
n the emergency brake and
umped, sustaining no serious
ajurv. the ,engine ran 150
ards on the cross ties before
topping, tearing up the track
s it went.
The second engine ran some
5 yards then broke loose from
he leader and turned complete
r turtle, both engineer and'
renian falling underneath.
'he former was fortunate
nough to sustain but slight in
iries but escaping steam badly
ralded Fireman Byrd before he
ould extricate himself and
rawl out of the wreckage. The
ngineer eot free unassisted.
'he engine fell to the left of the
ack but the box car 'went to
ie right. -
Trainmen who sustained
ight injuries were Engin'-ers
E Medlin and R. B, Parks
ad Conduetor I. B. Johnson.
he name of the flagman could r'
ot be learned,
Conductor Johnson of Way
an'Im
xss and a flagman riding in the
ib had narrow escapes when
ieir car was throi n some ten
set from the rails into a field,
he conductor was sitanding on
ie rear and was hurled entire
leare the wreck,. but the
rakeman riding on the inside
'as thrown through a window b
aid caught beneath th~e cah asb
turned over. Fortunately he
dll in a ditch and this saved
[im from being crushed.
The negro fireman on the first '
gine, Tom Sinkfleld of Lata,
C. was badly injured and car
ed to Greenville on the special
ain with Fireman Byrd. His
juries consist of seions gash
i the head and several bad
tuises. Dr. Wyatt of Easley
.omnpanied the injured men to
reenville where they were 6(e
sken in charge by Dr's. T. T.|R
3d C. B. Earle the Southern l e
ailway's physicians, Every lii
utention possible was shown
iem at the hospital but the tl
ounds of Mr. Byid were be- ti
and medical skill. LR
The track at the scene of the Ib4
'reck was torn up for 150 yards ti
aid the traffic on this line de.|E
.yed for something like six w
ours. A wrecking train left|A
reenville immediately after T
e report of the mishap was re-|R
~ived and the track was clear-|E
I with all expendition. The|T
oss5 ties in some instances were Ie'
>lintered and the rails twisted jt
badly that they were useless.|tt
The body of Fireman Byrd I
-as taken to the Greenville Un- i'
artaking company Saturd~ a
ight and prepared for, lurial, b
Mr. Byrd was a young man i'
mgatlcent physique and a
as regarded highly by those 01
ho knew him.
In the wreck he had one of his i
ands caught and fastened in 'a
me way so tightly he could y
of extricate it until the hot t<
atir and steam scalded the tl
esh to the extent that it cam~e mm
T and he pulled his hand out h
aving the flesh and nails. ci
After he had in this way te
cutred his release he got off his
'igine and walked about 200
ards to the Pickens train and
~as carried back to Easley for
eatment. He was scalled and
airned from his mouth to his f~
eels, and so badly that his flesh b
ad skin would peel off and o
ave the muscles of his body n
il exposed to view, He was i
mnscious~ all the while and all
iat medical aid could do was
navalling.
Miss Knight Entertains
Miss Elinor Knight's primary s
music class gave their annual i
scital last Friday evening in n
[iss Knight's parlors at Mrs.p
7. B. Freeman's. A very in
aresting and well rendered pro
ram was greatly enjoyed by
2e in vited guests.
Miss Knight in a very grace
ali and well chosen words pre
mnted the following medal and
inst For highest grade great- I
at number of months, medal e
Bill RI
Mul
Some Of th<
to
COME EARLi
Heah
n by Oliver Boggs. Pins
e'given the following for
c'hingbJighest grade for any
ie month, 'Elim!Le LaBoon<j
arry LaBoon, Sara M'a~ng -
Ln, John Lynn Freeman and
ry Robinson.
After the exer ises the guests
re invited out on the veranda -
ich was beautifully decorated
rthe occasion with palms,
ns and quantities of nastur
mrs. In one corner a bower
trailing grape vines and
sches of grapes with a profu
as of uasturtiumis was formed.
re the punch bowl, presided1
~er by Mrs. Sadie B. Johnson,
s placed.
iss Knight's recitals .are al
ys looked frwr to both
rons and pupis as enjoyable
aslons.
That Railroad.
Frm a personal letter to the
tor of The Sentinel from Mr.
Mayes Cleveland of Marietta,.
take the liberty of publish
the following:
"I thank you very much for
epiece written in regard to
~Marietta and Auderson R.
The more I think of it.. the.
ter I am convinced it is just
ething for Marietta, Pickens,
sley and Anderson; -and it
uld be the shortest road from
gusta, Ga., to Knoxville,
Bn., by the Savannah Valley
R., to Anderson, thence to
sley, Pckens and Marietta.
is is- our best route taking
rrything into gonsideration
t two links ta build Anderson
Easley, Pickens to Marietta.
now this is the most feasible
te and will help Pickens very
terally. You could not do a
ter thing than work for this
ad for the good of Pickens,
ad if we all would concentrate
e efforta on this line we can
erest cspitalists and build the
ntg. Write it, .boost its
hoop It and never~ stop until
au get it. Your town is more
be benefitted than anyone on
i igne, I hope to see this road
operation. The engineers
ve placed stakes over Gap
ek gap on top of the moun
1n. Looks good to me."
[SINESS LOCALS.
OR SALE-40 acres fine
-m land. Good dwelling, out
ilidings, water, pasture, good
:hard and other improve
ints within half a mile of Six
ile Academy. Terms easy.
J. B. Robinson, -
Central, S. C., R. 2.
OR SALE--I have 300 acres
e farm land for sale, 12 nriiles
m Pickens, at $5 per a'cre.
veral good tenant [heuseg' .a
rge barn, plenty water, gbod
eighborhood. Will cut to suit
rchaser.
J. T. Taylor,
Pickens, S. C..
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ne two story brick store on
Lain street, in Pickens. Terms
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