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4 ULSE EKYEntered April 23, 1903 at Pickens$ 9., as second class mall muatter, Under act of Oonars M ac8,87
Established 1871-Volume 43 PICKENS, S. C., AUGUST 21. 1913
Short News Items;
Columbia.-This is the first yes
for institutes to be held on farms h
South Carolina. The growing crop
are being used for demonstration pur
(poses and the leaders say that regult
are being secured. The attendanc
has been large at all of the meetings
The first institute in Richland coun
ty under the auspices. of the demon
stration work was held recently a
Fairwold farms-the Gonzales demon
stration farm. Farmers and businesi
men who attended expressed them
selves as being pleased with thq
"Great lessons should be learned b3
the farmers from the demonstratior
plots," said J. E. Swpearing'en, s.tat(
superintendent of education, who at
tended the institute. He remaine,
at the farm during the day and listen
ed with interest to the lectures or
the work by A. 0. Smith.
Summing up the results of the in
stitute at Fairwold, W. K. Tate, stat<
supervisor of rual elementary schools
"I was very much pleased, not onl:
with the experiment plots and demon
strations, but also with the methoe
of presenting agricultural science t<
the assembled farmers. Actually t<
see the effects of lime on peas an<
cotton as was shown by A. G. Smitb
was more convincing than any mere
lecture on the subject."
Much Low Grade Gasoline Seized.
Columbia.-"The bulk of gasoline
offered for sale in South Carolina dur
ing the past several weeks is not o:
the quality that I am going to stant
for. If some of the dealers are t<
continue to sell they must raise the
standard," said Commission Watson
in discussing the enforcement of the
oil inspection law. About 50,000 gal
lons of gasoline have been held up
by -inspectors of the department ir
various section$ of the state. This
must be properly labeled or sent out
of the state. "Practically all of the
stuff seized is below low grade," said
Tomato Girls to Attend State Fair
Columbia.-Six Horry county girls
who are members of the tomato clubs
of that county, will attend the state
fair in Columbia at the expense o:
citizens of that county, according t<
a letter received at the state depart
ment of agriculture. All girls in that
county who lend assistance in making
up an exhibit will be given a free
trip to the fair. Tomato clubs of 11
counties will send exhibits to the
fair this year. Expense of the ex
hibits will be paid by the executive
committee of the state fair and is
addition a number of prizes will be
given for the beat displays.
South Carolina New Enterprises.
Columbia.-W. B. Boyle & Sons
company has been commissioned by
the secretary of state, with a capital
stock of $40,000. Petitioners are W
B. Boyle, J. N. Brown, W. C. Boyle
and T. W. Boyle. The company pro
poses to do a general mercantile bus
iniess. LaSalle Garter and Supportei
company of Anderson has been com
missioned, with a capital stock 01
$5,000. The peitioners are U. 0. Salla
Sam Boleman and Mrs. Carrie S
* Forty-Seven Take Examination.
47 for t-he clerical gositions of the
internal revenue office, which is tc
R be re-established in Columbia for the
district of South Carolina with ex
Governor Hey ward as collector, tooli
'the .first grade civil service examina
tions held in the United States couri
room in the postofmce building.
Aiken Farmers in Good Condition.
Aiken.-The county auditor has just
finished his annual statement, wbhich
* he has furnished the county treasurer,
fror the fiscal year 1912, The state.
ment is a remarkable one, and shows
Aiken county finances to bo in the
best of condition. The balance in the
general county fund is' $41,890.20, and
the balance in theo school fund is $54,
003.38. There two items make a total
of $95,893.59. This is indeed a fine
statement and perhaps Aiken county
* is in better condition than anly other
county in South Carolina.
Convict Wanted Little Vacation.
G reenville-"Stake" Morris, th(
Greenville negro who escaped fron
the .penitentiary at Columbia, suir
rendered to Sheriff Rector. Morri
told the officer that he had no inter
tion of running away, that he jus
wanted to run UP to Greenville on;
* little vacation. While the sheriff ani
his deputies were on the lookout to
- Morris, they were not expecting hir
to show up so soon at home, and whei
he telephoned that lhe was in tow;
and ready to surrender, considerabi
satisfactioni was expressed.
Miss Ada Bolding, former:
* telephone operator here, wa
married last week to Mr. Glen
of Greer. They will make thel
home in Greer, and have th
best wishes of Pickens people.
Easley Local News
The Wyatt reunion was hiek
at the home of R. F. Wyatt, sia
r miles below here, last Tuesday.
It was a very enjoyable occa
sion. T. Frank Watkins, ol
Anderson, delivered the a'ddres,
of the day and many favorable
comments were heard concern
Ing the address.
Ben Martin, youngest son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Martin, is on
a visit to his parents here. Ben
is a graduate of the Citadel and
is making good in his chosen
profession, that of civil engin
eering. His home is in Fort
Smith, Ark., where he has been
for the past five years.
B. F. Wyatt, of Anderson, is
on a visit to friends in Easley.
Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Keys and
two little children visited Mr.
and Mrs. J. Milton King last
Sunday. Mr. Keys is one of
the editors of the ijaptist Courici
A party consisting of Mrs. A.
C. Scott and son, Donald, and
daughter, Alvin, and Mr. and
Mis. Robert Tripp and Oscar
Keith, of the Mt. Pisgah section,
and Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Stephenson, of Anderson,. pass
ed thru the city Monday on
their way to the mountains.
Miss May, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Pepper, will
leave next w eek to enter school
at Mars Hill, N. C.
Miss Bess Burton. of New
berry, one of our former teach
ers, is on a visit to Dr. and Mrs.
H. E. Russell. Her many
friends are glad to see her.
E. Branson Holland, of Wil
mington, N. C,, is on a visit to
his parents, Rev. and Mrs. W.
P. Holland. Yonng Holland is
a salesman in the store of Rob
bins Grocery. Co. in Wilming
ton. He says he is well pleased
with his new home.
Bunyan Taylor, of Mississippi,
is on a. visit to his brother, L.
Taylor. of Easley. It has been
27 years since these brothere
have seen each other.
Miss Eulalie Wiggins, of
Fountain Inn, is on a visit to
Miss Nettie Ellison.
John T. Bowen and wife of
Washington, D. C., are on a
visit to the former's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. J. Bowen,
We extend a hearty welcome
to Sam D. Shearer and family
back to our city. They moved
back here from Williamston
some time ago.
Married by D. W. Hiott at his
residence Sunday afternoon,
Mr. Milton Orr, of Piedmont, to
to Miss Gladys Jones, of near
An infant of Mr. and Mrs. J.
R. Wyatt died Sunday morning.
The funeral services 'were held
at the home Monday at noon
and the burial took place in the
West View cemetery, Rev. D.
W. Hlott conducting the ser
Ex-Governor M. F. Ansel, of
Greenville, was in the city on
business last week. Mr. Ansel
has many friends who would
like to see him in the race for
the United States Senate. He
beat Colie once. He might do
it again; at least they would
have an interesting race.
Mrs. James M. Smith and son,
Sam, yisited tihe former's sister,
Mrs. D. W. Hlott, last week.
Mrs. John A. Terrell and chil
dren are on a visit to her parents,
Rev, and Mrs. D. W. Hiott.
Run Over by Automobile
Grace Waldrop, a 9-year-old
girl who lives at one of the mill
villages of Easley, was struck
by an automobile Satur'day and
seriously injured. The car was
driven by Mr. ,James Charles of
Greenville, but no criticism is
made of him, as it is said ho was
not driving fast or reckless. The
child was swinging on the end
of a wagon going in the same
Sdirection as the automobile, and
turning loose started across tile
road in front of the car, The
fender of the machine knocked
Sher down, but the wvheels did
not run over her'. A physician
m was immediately called and he
pronounced h C r condlition as
s J. A. Porter of Barnwell sol(
ri the first bale of new South Car
r olina cotton this year. It wa
e sold Wednesday and brough
1b ents a pnda.
I Dacusville News
Dear Mr. Editor:-Here I come
:again with the news from our
little burg. It seems like writ
ing a letter to a friend when I
go to write to the dear old Sen
Visiting is the order of the
day these days.
Miss Lena Hughes, of Green
wood, has been visiting relatives
in and around the Peters Creek
section for the past two weeks.
T. M. Hughes, of Greenwood,
who has been visiting his broth.
ers and other relatives in this
section the past ten days return
ed home Thursday.
Misses Maggie and Bessie An
derson, of Greenville, visited
Miss Anna Hughes the second
Saturday night, and o t h e r
friends the past week, return
ing home Saturday.
Miss Leila Jones, of Marietta
route 2, visited her sister, Mrs.
J. H. Hughes the past week.
Arthur Jones and family, of
Easley, yisited his father, W.
M. Jones of the Oolenoy section
Mr. George Smith and Miss
Eya Hughes wen, to Pickens to
see J. B. Newbery about writing
up z contract for them. Mr,
Newbery wrote up the contract
and each party signed it. They
were then united in the holy
bonds of matrimony by the
Probate Judge. They are at
the home of the groom's parents,
Mr. W. T. Smith, where they
are receiving the congratulations
of their many friends.
Miss Lilian Bridges, of Green
ville, visited at J. E. Singleton's
the past week, and also among
other relatives and friends
On August 5th the death
angel visited the home of Mr.
and Mrs. L. L. Bridgos and took
for its victim their little five
months old baby which had
been sick only a few days. It
was buried the day following
its death at Peters Creek ceme
tery, Rev. J. E. Foster conduct
ing the funeral services. May
the Lord bless the parents in
their bereavement and be pre
pared to meet little Lee in Heav
Mr. C. N. Dacus and Miss
Lena Hughes and W. A. Whit
mire and T. F. Hughes all went
to Pickens Saturday to witness
the marriage of Mr. George
Smith to Miss Eva Hughes.
They report a jolly good time
with several good hearty laughs.
Mrs. H. A. Freeman, of Da
cusville, is visiting her daughter
Mrs. T. A. Julien, of Easley
route 6, this week.
There was a musical given at
the home of J. H. Hughes last
second Saturday night which
was fine. Miss Oloe Williams
at the organ, Li. B. Williams
with the violin, Lewis Morgan
and Perry Crenshaw with the
banjo and guitar. "'This band
shore do make ml)usic."'
Rev. L4. H-. Raines closed a
protracted meeting at Peters
Creek Baptist church last Fri
day night with seven additions
to the church. Six by experi
ence and one by letter. The~
baptism will take place the see
01n( Sunday in September.
With best wishes to the goodl
old county paper.
John nie-on- the-spot.
To Plant Much Vetch.
T.i A. Bowen, the demonstra
tion agent, says the vetch prop
osition is coming along nicely.
Hie has ordeirs now for 2,000
pounds. The~ cost only 8 cents
Mt. Bethel Church.
IAll persons interested in the
church at Mt. Bethel are re
questedl to meet at the church
on Saturday, August 23i, for the
purpose of r'e-covering said
Pickens Band at Oolenoy.
The Pickens band will furnish
music at the educational meet
ing at Oolenoy school house
Thursday, August 21. Some of
the most prominent educators
of this state will speak at this
mieeting, and the good people of
Oolenoy will furnish a picnic
dinner. Ii'ervhod y weclcome.
Say a good word for The Sentinel
Old Soldiers Hold
Statement of proceedings of
meeting of Confederate veterans
held at Pickens, S. 0., August
19. 1913, pursuant to call for the
purpose of affecting a perma
nent organization of the old
soldiers of Pickens County. S.C.
The meeting was called to
order by B. C. Johnson, Com
inander of Camp Jasper Haw
Address and prayer by Major
J. M. Stewart.
B. C. Johnson was elected
temporary chairman and J. P.
Carey, Jr., was elected tempo
rary secretary and this organi
zation was made permanent.
After an address by B. C.
Johnson explaining the object
of the meeting and the purpose
of the organization, on motion
it was decided that a veteran
from each township be appoint
ed who shall act as chairman of
a board in each respective town
ship, and each township board
is to select two additional mem
bers of that board, and each
township board is to ascertain
the number of boni fide Confed
erate veterans and widows in
their respective townships and
report to the secretary, J. P.
Carey, Jr., by October 1, 1913.
This board is requested to at
tend to this duty as soon as pos
sible. The chairman of the res
pective townships are as follows:
Hurricane townshin, W. R.
Garrett; Easley township, Elias
Day; Eastatoe township, John
T. Lewis; Central township, J.
S. Hyde; Pumpkintown town
ship, Matthew Hendricks; Da
cusville township, D. W. Blas
singame: Pickens township, WV.
B. Allgood; Liberty township,
T. F. Taylor.
Two resolutions were read
and adopted and will be. publish
in The Sentinel next week.
Dr. J. L. Bolt made .a short
talk and his candidacy for the
legislature was endorsed by the
More than a hundred veterans
and widows were present. After
the meeting adjourned to mwet
at the call of the chairman, a
picnic dinner was served in the
court house grove.
Bruce Stewart Dead.
R. Bruce Stewart, 22-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Stewart. died at their home in
Pickens Monday evening at 6:30
He suffered an attack of
pneumonia last January and
had a relapse about two months
ago. It was thought that he
would recover, but his condlition
became worse last Monday and
medlical skill and loving hearts
and willing hands could not
stay death, for God chose to call
Bruce graduated at the Easley
school three years ago, won a
scholarship at Clemson College
and had been a student there
two years. He was an excep-.
tionally bright young man, and
had unnumbered friends who
are sorely grieved to learn of his
The funeral was held at Cndar
Rock Baptist church Tuesd ay
afternoon and the body haid tot
rest in the cemetery there. lie
wvas a member' of this church
and his pastor, Rev. W. C. Sea
born, condlucted the services.
Besides a father and mother
he leaves five brother's and four
sisters. Brothers: 0. 8. and
W. P. Stewart, Pickens; J. C.
and T. A. Stewart, Crow Creek;
J. WV. Stewart, Easley; sisters:
Mrs. Loma Dalton, Mrs. Agnes
WAelborn. Mrs. Ma rtha Wel Iborn
and Miss Essie Stew art.
To the heart broken family
The Sentinel joins with friends
innumerable in extending gen
uine sympathy in this seeming
ly dark hour, and( commend
them to the care of the crucified
Christ, who alone can comfort
Gov. Blease paroled1, Saturday,
John C. Ellison, who killed R.
A. Hunt a few miles below Eas
Iey in Anderson county about a
year ago, and who had served
three weeks of a seven year sen
tence. H-e also paroled two
other Anderson county men last
week, bo0th serving sentences
for killing their fellow men.
Allen Emerson and Webb Sim
mons were the other men parol
August 16.-James Winchest
er and wife visited E. R. Alex
George James and family
visited their father in Oconee
Miss Bottie Crenshaw died
July 30. Her remains were laid
to rest the (lay following her
death at Old Pickens cemetery.
John Brown, of Oconee, is
visiting W.L. Parrott this week.
James Wood has been going
to the [singing school at Holly
Springs taught by Prof. W. A,
Porter. The school was out
August 10th and he has return
ed home reporting a good time.
Leo Winchester also came home
with James. They are both
well pleased with their trip.
Rev. W. T. Abbott closed a
good reviyal meeting at Shady
Grove church last Thursday
night, which was enjoyed by all
who attended. Bro. Abbott is
a good preacher, Everybo(y in
this section is well %lasd n ith
him. le is going to start a re
vival meeting at Haml)ton
school house Aii'st 17. Large
crow(s and a good meeting is
oxl)ected. Bro. Abbott will also
start another meeting at Shady
Grove Septenmber 5th. Every
body come and don't forget the
date. A Farmer.
The next Union Meeting of
the Pickens Association will be
held with Cross Roads church
the 30th and 31st days of August.
Saturday 10 a. m.--Devotion
al services for 30 minutes led by
Bro, B IN. Glazener.
10:30 a. m.-Postorates. Is it
desirable to form them or not,
and should they be compact or
scattered? Opened by Rev. J.
11:00 a. m.-Should a pastor
live among the people he serves?
Why or why not? Rev. J. F.
11:30 a. m.-Sermon by Rev.
1:30 p. m .-Should the church
es of this association form pas
torates, if so, what steps should
be taken? By S. I. Brown.
2:00 p. m.-Church discipline,
when, how and for what should
it be exercised? By J. P. Rob
10:00 a. m .--Devotional ser
vices by Bro. S. M. Looper.
1:30 a. m --The Sunday school
as a church builder. By J. T.
11:00 a. m.-Six Mile Acad
emy. Prof. S. E. Garner.
11:30 a. m.--Missionary ser
mon by Rev. B. E. Grandly.
1:30 p. m.-Thel,( churches!
Are they growing in spil ituality,
the grace of giving and brothler
ly love or not?~ Opened by J. B.
All the churches are expected
to be represen ted. E x. om.
The followving is the program
of the Union Meeting of the
T1 welve M ile River A ssocia tion,
which will mrhiet with Six Mile
church on Au gust 30th and 31 st -
at 10 o'clock.
Devotional service 10 to 10:30
W. H. Nicholson.
In troductory sermon by R.
1st Query. Is the spiritual
activity of our churches what it
should be at the present time?
Opened by Hi. F. Wright.
2(1 Query. The Bible; where
in does it differ from all other
books? By D). E. Garrett.
3d Query. Why do we be
lieve inl organized miission work?
By C. R. Abercrombie.
4th Query. Is it right for our
ch urches to exclutde miembers
for heresy and theni allow them
to work and wvorship with us.
By B. F. Murphree.
E. M. BoIling,
Liberty S. S. Association.
Thel1 Liberty TIownslhip) Suu.
d ay School Associat ion will hold
its semi-annual convention at
Reunion Bantist church, on
Saturday, August 30th, 1913.|
The public is cordially invited
to he present.
Pickens Route 3
A large crowd attended the
baptising at Concord Sunday.
Fifteen were baptized.
Prof. G. E. Welborn has re
turnedl home from a visit to
relatives and friends at Wil
liamston, Pelzer and Greenville.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Looper
and little son visited the latter's
Miss Clara Smith. of Polzor,
is the guest of Miss Emma Wol
A crowd went to Table Rock
Tuesda.- and report a nice timue.
Prof. George E. Welhorn has
been elected principal of tIh
Williamnston high school which
opens September 2nd.
Theodore Lewis, of Lincoln
ton, Ga.. has been on a visit to
relatives and friends in this
After spending awhile with
relat ives and friends in this part t
of the county, Mrs. W. R. t
Lynch an( son, Bruce, have re- t
turied to their home near
h'lie revival meeting began at
Holly Springs SHnday. Rev.
B. C. Atkinson, the etlicient,
pastor, is conducting the meet
ing. Blue Eyes.
Pickens Route 5
J. N. Grant, who has been
sick all summer, is not improv
ing very fast.
James Skelton and family
visited his father, J. T. Skelton
and family, Saturday night.
Ervi 1 Breazeale has moved
his barn and remodeled it recent
Avery Jones, of the Ambler
section, visited Mr. and Mrs.
Taylor Jones Saturday night,
Tally Adams and his brother,
Cliff, have been on a trip to
North Carolina fox hunting.
They report a good time having
caught three foxes and scared
I up about ten others.
A Trip to Mountain View.
Dear Sentinel:--TI morning I
of August 2nd (a wiled fair a
lovely and there beilg difrIent i
places of interest to IIIlend onm
that day we hardly kIew where
we wanted to go worst, but I
got. out the car (one hiorse wag- a
on) and cranked it up (1 nan n
hitched in the horse) mnd %(, r
sta rt(d for one place, but, we
had not gole far before I find
out. that the'girls in my party
were inclined toward Mountain
View. Now I ha e always
nloticed that the easiest way t~o
get along with women folks
andI girls especially is to (10 just
w~hat they want you to or let
thenm do as they please. And
taking this yiew of it I turned
old1 Dobbins' head toward Moun
tain View. Well It was a goodl
long drive but we kept pegging
away until we came to a nice
cool spring and nice shadIe where
we stoppedI and had us a regular
little picnic. When01 having
rested we proceedled on our way.
Good crops and signs of pros- i
perity en livened ou r trip until in a
sight of thie (chiurch we began 1.o 1
wVonde1r where all the 1)eople a
were coming fmmn. They weret
coming on foot., h orseback , in C
buiggies and1 carri a gos, anid from i
every direction. W\ell at about
41 o'clock, as ariranuged, Prof. ~
Bold:ling mnariched( hiis class in to
the ch urch, tilben t h ings began
to happen. Such singing is set. 5
(d03m heard. Now I cannot tell t
all that was suing; a number of c
the best sacreod songs; one comic, e
"Farmer Brown's (Old Ruggy,'' a
was worth going mile's to hear. 6
Now I cannot tellI all ini this let
ter', so I will close by saving it
was a trip long to lbe remembniher
ed, anod wishing ('very reader of
The Sentinel one like it, andI
prosperity and happiness to i
those good1 people out there. $
I am respecht ully, $
Poultry Association r
TIhe Pickens County Poultryt
Association will hold( a meeting
in Dr. TV. A. Soawright's office
Saturday afternoon, AugUSt 23,
1913, for the purpose of re-or
ganizing and setting a date for
a poultry show this fall. All:
chicken fanciers are requestedi
to he present.
W. E. Hendricks,b
From Over the State
Greenville.-A warrant has been Is
sued for the arrest of Luther Owens,
a young white boy, on the charge of
arson. It is alleged that Owens fired
the residence of Loten Holcombe,
Columbia.-T. P. Brown and W. B.
Rowell have been named as state
Aleotion commissioners for Florence
.ounty to take the places held by Dr.
R. M. Matthews and E. B. Huggins,
Orangeburg.-Butler Argoe, the no.
vro charged with killing Daniel
'hom pson, another negro, near
3pringfield, this county, Is now in jail
iere. having surrendered himself to
Spartanburg.-County officials who
night be affected by the statement of
2omptroller General A. W. Jones, that
to would lay before the grand jury
he discoveries wh ich he made in his
?xamination of the financial affairs of
lie county, refused to discuss the mat
or. The grand jury will not meet un
Spartanburg.-Samiuel J. Nicholls, a
vell-known attorney of this city, who
Lcquired considerable fame during
he gubernatorial campaign last sum
nor, formally announced his candi
lacy for Joseph T. Johnson's seat in
'ongress as Representative of the
"ourth South Carolina District, in a
ipooch to Laurens county voters.
WashIngton.-Former Governor D.
H. Heyward conferred with the treas.
iry department concerning the pre
iminary arrangements for opening
its ofilce at Columbia as collector in.
ernal reevnue for South Carolina.
Fl'e office will not be opened until
Beptember 1. All of the permanent
3nployees belw the collector must be
3elected from the civil service list.
Colunmbia.-"There will be a well
knowi speaker for the cause of coni
lulsory education, who will tell you
lietheir it pays to send children to
ichool, orl to the sweat shop, as a
financuial investment," is the statement
contained in the preliminary an.
nouncement of the City Federation of
Trades regarding a feature of the La
bor day programme.
Batesburg. -- Considerable excite
ment was causod by the alarm of fire,
Smoko was seen issuing from a small
cottage on Fox avenue. The building
Is in a crow.ded portion of the town
%nd a fire of any considerable size
night havo caused much damage.
-iowever, the fire department was
ioon on the jol) and the fire was ex.
ingulshed before much property
Gaffney.-The local postoflce ofil.
fals have announced that in all prob
bility they will be able to occupy the
.ew building by September 10. The
edoral building has been described
y Eimett Steeco, United States
uilding inspector, as "showing up
ietter than any postoffico between
Vashington and New Orleans" and
laffney people heartily concur with
im in this expression.
Florenc.-The county supervisor
ias this year' the sum of for'ty thou
mand dollrs that lhe can use on the
.oads of the county under special leg
slativye appiropria tioin. lieretofore lhe
ns lhad a 1-mill tax, and what lhe re.
~eivedi from the dispensar'y. Th 3 1.
nill tax brought in $7,000 and the dis.
)ensar'y fund wvas givenm largely to
he roads, so that lie has used thirty
o thirty-five thousand on the r'oads
Columbla.-As a step in the amice.
blo adjustment, according to 1". S.
arlio. councilman, of the pending dis
gr-eent regarnding the share ot
ti(chland~ ('ounty dispensary profits to
'1h1ch the city of Columbia is ent ihed,
lhe injunctioni granted by E. B. (Gray,
hief justice, Juno 24, restraining the
ounty dispensary board from dispos.
ug im any way of 50 per cent ot the
rofts arising fromi current operation
f thue dispensaries, has been revoked
nm thme application of the city.
Columbia. - Planters' Oil milli of
ilacksbur'g has been commnissioned by
he sO('retary of state, with a capital
f $10,000. Petitioners are J. L. Walk
r., C. N. Sparks and Rt. C. Sarratt.
general cot toni oil mill business will
Itock 'liill.-lBids were opened by E.
f. Johns.'toni and J. B. Creighton, of
hue Board of Trustees of the Rock
[Ill School District for the erection
f a building to accommodate the high
chmool g&rades and the bids were as
Ihows: 3. A. Jones, Charlotte, N. C.,
26,100, J. J. Keller & Co., Rlock 11111,
Greneville.-To handle the iuncreas
d business occasIoned by time parcel
ost, new clerks are being pumt on at
hie local postoffice and additional fa
ilities are being installed at the pest.
Columbia. -- Arrangements have
eeon made to .hold farmers institutes
n LexIngton county on the following '
lates: Hilton, August 19; Pehioni,
\uxumst 20; Summerland, August 22.
Nt all of these meetings there will be
p)e(ches1 relatlivo to improved agricul.
uro tby exports from Clemson college
ndl from the department of agricul
uro in WVashington.