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BREVITIES
! You Know and Some '
DOnL Know About Our /
71, Towns, County & People
Miss Emma Finney is visiting
friends in Laurens this week.
lyr. W. A. Gresham, of At
lant4kvisiting Mr. M. F. Hes
ter.
Miss Izora Miley, of Crocket
ville, is -visiting Mrs. William
Stoll.
Mrs. Robert Hendricks has
gone to Atlanta for several
days.
Mrs. Jane Fields was the
guest of Mrs. R. A. Bowen last
week.
Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Roper,
of Georgia,- ae here on a visit to
-111atives.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. McDaniel
ZRutherford, N. C., are yisit
relatives here.
aj. A. H. Kirby. of Spartan
is on a visit to his son,
G. F. Kirby.
rs. N. D. Lesesne 'and chil
i, of Kingstree, are visiting
W. T. McFall.
r. Greg T. Mauldin was
ed cotton weigher without
opposition last week.
Maj. Kirby and daughter,
Miss Kirby, of Spartanburg, are
guests of Rev. G. F. Kirby.
Little Miss Ruth Gravely en
tahued a number of her friends
at a birthday party last week.
Miss Gussie C.ureton. of Green
ville. is spending her vacation
with her mother. Mrs. J. D.
Cureton.
Mrs. R. M. Holden, of Cal
houn, is spending this week]
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
jK. A. Bowen.
Mr. and Mrs. M.. F. Hester
have returned from a very plezas
ant trip to Lake Toxaway and'
Rosman, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed McDaniel,
of Rutherfordton, N. C., are
spending some time with rela-J
tives in the city.
Mrs. Mary Moore and grand
daughter, little Miss Ethelyne
Ganit, are spending ever-al
weeks in Liberty.
MLiss Sarah Bess Clements, of
Atlanta, has returned homeI
after a most pleasant visit to
relatives in the city.
Miss Florence Bowen has re
turned home, after a delightful
trip to her sister, Mrs. J. F.
Banister of Liberty.
Mr. and Mr-s. J. L. 0. Thomp
son and family have moved to
Lib~erty, where Mr. Thompson
is engaged in the newspaper
businezs.
Mr. -Calvin Garrett, who is
connected with the Southern
Bell Telephone Co., of Colum
bia, passed through the city on
his way home, to spend his va
cation.
There will be an all day sing
inz at Camp Creek church on
the fourth Sunday n August.
All lovers of music are cordially
invited. Bring song books and
dinner.
Mrs. C. A. Waters and little
daughter left last week for a
visit to relatives in Kansas Cit',
Mo. Her husband, Rev. C. A.
W aters, will join her soon and1
will take a vacation.
A gracious meeting was that
at Griffin church last week. con -
ducted by the pastor, Rev. W.
R. Corder. As a result, 43 were
received for baptism and one by
letter. Baptism will be admin
istered next second Sunday.
Sheriff Roark went to Clarks
ville. Ga.. last Sunday to get
Robert Evans, colored, wanted
in this State to serve a sentence
for a misdemeanor. His pris
oner~ would not return without
requisitIon, wvhich will be procu r
ed.
A. J. Rogers. who t an a
blacksmith shop at Easley forw
some months. was sent to jail
last week for lunacy. While
awvaiting an order from the
:iuthorities in Columbia, he died
'very suadenly Sunday.
some in that state. Mr. J. E.
Parsons went on last week to
take charge. We regret to lose
these men from ine business
circles of Pickens, but vs ish
As we go to press we can sei
wagons, buggies, carts, bicycle:
and baby carriages coming fron
from several, each, all and ev
ery direction, filled, crowded
packed, jammed and overflow
ing with campaign circus seer:
-big, little, old and young, un
shaved and shaved. Ladies
gentlemen, children and babes
i e extend to you the hospitabb
welcome for which Pickens i,
famous.
Frank Lathem Dead
On the norning of August 1
the death angel entered the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. K
Lathem and clained their old
est son, Frank, as its victim.
Mr. Lathem lingered for fiv<
weeks with typhoid fever. The
news of his death was a shocld
to every one, for he was though
to be improving.
Mr. Latheni was one of Da.
cusville's most influential citi
zens. Everyone who knew
him found in him a friend. HE
was Jwavs kind and consider
ate to everyone, and will bE
greatly missed. He was a mem
ber of Mt. Carmel Baptist
church.
The funeral was conducted
from the Dacusville Methodist
church on Saturday. by Rev.
W. J. Foster.
He was buried by the Wood
men, of whom he was an hon
ored member and officer.
"Sleep on, beloved, sleep. and
take thy rest;
Lay down thy weary head up
thy Savior's breast;
We love thee well, but Jesus
loves thee best
Good-night! Good-night!
Reunion of Old "Confeds."
Approximately 1,000 people as
sembled at Cross Roads Baptist
church on Saturday Aug 17th,
for the reunion of the confeder
te veterans.
All the young ladies and
hildren of the Sunday school
arched in. pairs. carrying
reaths and garlands to each
eteran's grave. The assem
led veterans fired salutes over
he graves of their dead com
ades.
Mr. Burl Johnson, of Easley,
as the master of ceremonies.
The speakers of the day were;
essrs. WV. T. Bowen. McGee,
im Griffin, Matthiew Hen
ricks, Ben Johnson. Sam
ooper.
Dinner w'as served on the
rounds, and religious services
were c'ondlucted in the after
oon by Mr. J. E. Ashmore,
ast :r of Cross Roads church.
Annual Meeting Old Stone
Church.
The annual meeting of the
ld Stone church and Cemetery
ssociation will b~e held at the
Old Stone church, Oconee coun
v, on Wednesday, August
2th, 1912.
This occasion is especially
roteworthy, as this is the 122d
nniversary of the founding of
the Old Stone church. A his
torical address is promised at
1 a. in.. by Rev. WV. H. Mills.
pastor of the Fort H ill Presby:
erian church, of Clemson Col
ege, S. C.
It is hoped that there will be
full attendance of the mem
bers of the association. The
public is cordially invited to be
present. Do not forget to bring
your dinner and annual dues
(1.00).
J. Miles Pickenis,
R. K. Lewis for Blease.
Mr. Editor:-I will thank you
or space in your paper~ to give
y ve.rdiet. Did you ever hear
SO much talk about Blease to
ot prove a wordB You inotice
very man who writes against
clease leaves hims~elf on the
utside. If Blease has been
such an audacious man for t wo
years, it does look to me like
they could go and swear these
hings and sign their testimony
nd talk Blease (down.
No. he has been the most ter
ible governor that ever has
been, to listen to some. If he
has done all these things to you
and others, and vou never said
ai word for two long years. I
woul1d not believe it myself,
wouild v ou: Her' comies Felder,
and he is out of South Caio
ina. If I were going to blow a
man I would comec to the statE
were the man lived and gc
over the counties with my head
up it I was telling the~ trth,
and so Would any ther honesi
Theni they say he pardoned M
man . Yes. he- did, and lhe
had good reasons for it. God'
own wvord says it is better that
99 guilty should go) unpunishe&
han that one innocent mar
jshould suffer.
Put yourself in Blease's shoes.
then put yourself in the othei
man's shoes, do you think you
could beat it? You would be
like me. you would play wild.
Watch Blease carry his homE
I countv. I have seen men who
were raised close to him, and
they are every one for him.
I am not kicking at Mr.
Jones, for some of my best
friends are for him, but I see
nothing to keep me from say
ing hurrah for Blease.
R. K. Lewis.
(\r. Lewis will excuse us.
We do not want to get ico
Gov. Blease's shoes, nor the
other fellow's either. especial
lv while Blease is governor, as
no pardon could be had. "No
Jones man need appl.-Ed.")
Pardons by Blease
Having heard so much about
the pardons by Gov. Blease, and
that he has said that the judges
and solicitors recommended a
great number of them, I secur
ed what is call -d his "book on
pardons for one year." It is his
report to the general assembly
and contains his pardons with
his reasons for the same. After
looking over it hastily, I noticed
that about 70 were pardoned. Of
these 70, the judge and solicitor
signed about 10, and they sepa
rately signed about 10 more, in
all making about 20 out of 70
signed by either or both of them
There were 247 paroles. Of this
number, the judge and solicitor
together signed about 25, and
separately about 20 more, mak
ing in all about 45 out of 247.
This will show that the judges
and solicitors, either or both,
signed petitions for 65 of the en
tire 317 pardoned or paroled.
This leaves 252 released by the
governor without the recom
mendation of either the judge
or solicitor. In a number of in
stances I notice that some of the
jurymen siged the petaion, In
other cases were words like this:
'After carefully reviewing the
case I decided that the prisoner
had been sufficiently punished
andl the law vindicated, etc."
This shows that most of Gov.
Blease's pardons and paroles
were not signed by the judge or
solicitor, but by some of the Iiu
rors or others, and that many
were signed upon his own no
tions. When the jurors try a
case they are under oath to ren
der a yerdict according to the
evidence and law. When they
sign a petition they are under
no such oath and are likely to
sign it through some versonal
influence brought to bear or
through a desire to favor some
oe. Such a petition is not suf
ficient reason for the governor
to set aside the decisions of our
courts and jurors, rendered un
der oath, and the laws of our
legislators. It is very easy to
get a petition from people when
they are not under oath. But
the governor is bound all the
time under a solemn gath to dle
fend and execute the 4iws. I
dont remember sf the governor
complaining in his [Emessage to
the legislature that the law by
which sentence is passed was
wrong, but from the nurn ber of
pardons granted, one would cer
tainly think that the governor
views it that way. If such is
the desire of the people, then let
us have the law changed, jabol
ishing our criminal laws and
the courts. If such is not the
wishes of the neople, then let us
elect as governor a man who
will not allow his sympathies to
extend only to the criminal class
I think this is one of the govern
or's greatest mistakes. True,
he does pardon some, as all gov
erors do, that the mass of the
people would think justifiable
if they understood the nature of
the case, but to b)e so 9leaiient in
excting the law; as I look at
it, is en couraging crime among
a cerIta1in (lass of people.
It also appears that Governor
Blase is at varience with every
branch of our government. This
should not be so. It shows that
he is not a good leader and head
of our government. It is true
that men sometimes have differ
ences of opinions, but to be at
varience with every branch of
our govern..ent would indicate
that our whole government is
wrong or the governor is wrong.
Governor Blease represents
only those who support' them.
and instead of being gdyernor
f the whole State, he says he
i governor of *his friends only.'
How any honest man can sup
ort a man of that principle, I
cannot see. I will never vote
for any man w~ho makes the
man that differs with him an
enemy. It is an insult to a man
of character and honesty to ask
a favor and say, "I voted for
vnu "' et that is the ground
on which Blease grants fnvers
Do the- people wvant a governri
who with such a incipl 'ii
vides the peOPle of our State
I would as soon Bleauc b- 10 v
ernor as an vone else if I emil,]
see his admini sratii to bL the
best. I ha ve never placed that
confidence in him. His rcIu
does not deserve oe t cn (1fideit
Let us all set a.zi: all manhnr
of contention and consider very
carefulhN the best inteiests of
our State and to that end cast
1 our ballot. with no bitternes fr
difference of opinion. TI if
Blease should be leen-l, alh
oppose him may be :uiit an.
stand as s':rfs, while the bo ;t V
goes to his supporters.
I am led to believe that ver,
few consider Blease a stron,
statesman, nor anything al ut
his manner of business winning.
but many become enthusiast le
for him because he is fight ing
the other fellow and wdvocating
certain econoimonv in conn
tion with our institutions of
higher learning and special jutdg -
es. While 1 favor economy in
these matters, how can we hou
for any profit or credit to the
State with such a man as Blease
for governor?
I am for Jones. His long aid
faithful service always com
manded the support of our pres
ent governor. Now. because
Jones in a spirIt of patriotism
opposes him, the governor tries
to lead us to believe otherwise
of Jones' life record. Let ever
ything be said that can be, his
record of long service without
one stain upon his life as a pub
lic servant recolmuends Judge
Jones to the confidence of the
people.
Matthew Hendricks.
That Railroad.
Many of the most prominen t
people living along the G. &. K.
railroad believe ti at there should
be a railr-oad from Mariet ta to
Anderson. it is believed that
the people of Pickens. Anderson'f
and Al)bbeville encm! will 5tee
the adlvantae f .oneing io
The G. &K. wil b' vanrale
of only 68 fet, twhen conmplt ed
over the mountains. The awat
advantages SOf a ra 'tl 8:-m:
the mountains here can b a -
ily seen. The ckoal iP.10-o
Tennessee will be in~ elV.
touch with the Pi lmont . W hib
will help our nmnnfhcaci s
great (deal.- Then.- 1his gr it
trunk line to the west wili
another great help toward I n
ting this seet ion ini closer Iouch j
with the Panama canal, whicbh
will be completed ini 115.
Many of onrl most pmrminent
business men believe that th:
completion of the 0. & k.
across the mountains will do
more god than any railroad
that has been built since the
Southern w~as extended thronih
the State. The road will alsoI
tap vast areas of timber, which
as yet have becen hardly touched'
When it was first mientionecd,
some years ago, the r-ebuibling
of the old "swvamnp rabbit" rail
road w~as thougzht to be nniwise'
and many pe ople shook t heir
heads. But as r-equest aftter re
qunest came from the cit izenus
along the line, the capitalss
took hold, and now its success
is an assured fact. So it is
obvious that the peopile of then
conties5 ment ionied abo ve' will
do well to seriously consider the
builing of this propose'd mail
road. This is an age of nt
rial progress. If th(' peo~ple
living a ht.et we A nderson :ndl
Mlarietta desire this r-oml. with
its man v linaincial advaiiiages.
they mus-t work- unceasinly to
get it. That is thle way vWe got
the 0. &. K. 1r -. it is up
to the people~ . si !! ii is ai
the map of So Carolina can
see that this road, coinnectina
with the G. & K. at 31ari-i ta.
would be a grand suecess.
Take a trip) over the G. & K..
o the end of the lijn-. an! t o
Caesar's Heaud. and he convine
ed. The road is nlow comtpluid
to River' Falls. near D rake's inn.
Here vou can t ake a han'k 1.
C: esar's Head. Hieru' von Wil
see some of the gr*andcs1 -.in-.
in Anm-rica. H er' vo; twill bei
deighted by the col wa t s aind
the cool briacintg air IL 11 'vonI
will be.hold the moh- jloi10ns
sunset ever- seen in i he wrI.
YOU will go back hb1m' nii
your veinis full of ''Blu !?d
blood-thered blod o ei u
iasm. Piednurntnn ('are
lina, is lundoubltedly d'nn '"
heC the greatust and 'ihe *
tion in the Sou!th an i1
mountains will be tK her
center of all Ann-rien.
\'ery trulVv liri
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signwo of1.30acre lot. jst ac osoodi housei, aboutomhouse
wxt Irn i E asley toi Pickens, a l of. H., o go at a sacrifice.g
(18y ;'ouk. cotiiIvlal five passenger model "T" Ford automnobile, in
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