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PICKENS, S. C.. DECEMBER 24, 913
NOW CONSIDERING COTTO
ACROAGE AND FRESHNES
MUST KEEP ACREAGE DOWI
SConditions Not Right For Anothe
- "Rook Hill Plan."-Want Date c
Manufacture Stamped on Ever
Sack of Meal.
John G. Anderson of ' Rock H11
ther. of the "Rock Hill Plan" to
eepink. down the atreago of 'cottoi
nted throughout the South tw<
ye ra ago, fers that with th6 hig1
icd' 4f cotton this year there wil
be a tende n *. o lant- too much cot
ton again -next yea . He thinks som
plan ought to ie, adopted to keej
down the acreage.
In a letter to Commissioner of Agr
culture Watson, who is president c
tlhe Southern Cotton Congress, Mr. An
derson says: "Don't you think some
thing ought :to' be done another yea
-to, keep the farmers from plantinj
01) .guclh 9tton? ,:On aecount, of. t,
- oo drice,--busineis this fall has b'ee
ne; and I' am :fraid the-, farmer
est .year Will, plait too. much, whicl
K ill bring about a reactlin and har(
"Of course, conditions are not righ
for .another 'Rook Hill Plan,' bu
the Southern Cotton Oongress on
good business basis with oerganizatioi
in every state and through its Ir
fluence keep the cotton'producers fron
cutting their own throats. I am sa
isfied that With a proper orgarizato:
that the business men of the Sout
wo~ bA glad to join, and pay some
"th 'like $1 per annum as dnes. Yo
'ift to. get 10.0,000 members, and tha
I mean that you could control thl
"Perhaps ';>are not in a posittoi
to do this 41rself. If not, why can'
you.get sov body to take hold of th
matter and put it tlrough?
"I hope you will think over thi
for it certainly is an Important prol
As to Marketing Meal.
A suggestion that mamufacturers ,
meal have the date of the hnanufak
ture stamped. on the 'sacks whici
came to Commissioner Watson (ron
a firm in Augusta, Ga., may be pu
into effect, said Mr. Watson recently
The Georgia firm in writing to - Mr
"Appreciating what you have don(
for the people of Carolina as well ai
the manufacturers and merchants I
thei line of action as adopted by yoi
as to foods, especially meal, we wan
to suggest to you another feature tha
we think will add very much. to wha
you have already dono.aid,that- Is -t.
have .the manu acturdre 6f al.mea
made'1n Carolina and c -hin nt
Carolina to have the' date of mami
facture stamped on the sack W<
have adopted this polie#', and flld tha
It works beantifully. Our trouble hai
been that a merchant that might have
* meal that has been on hand some timi
and being anxious to get rid of It, wil
* cut the price oon-it and demoralize th<
market. They. should not buy mor4
than they can sell, as it Is the oli
meal that causes the trouble especially
when it Is made out of green corn.
" We would be glad to have', an ex
pression, as we are not~ In any was
dictative, but it is a suggestion, anc
We think It is the right ways and trusi
that you will see it that way and cai
agree a eldljgiy."
1' 1511 on Cotton Mills,
and complete figures on th4
onmills of the state from the
sus taken this month ' were an
nounced recently by Commissionej
IWatson and show that the* estimatej
Imade the other day were tapproxi
1mately correct. There are 104 cotter
- ills In the state, the capital invest
04 is #83,707,738, an Increase over lasi
e ar of $4,998,092. The value of the
nnulPFgdtct Is $84,35,152, an in
crease oVf, th9 previous season p
Stt Health. Ofrioq ~ orta.
In the' report 'ot .tpdmic cerebro
spinal meningitis,- Jan a~yne M
- ,state health 'bfficerAdaUs atten
tioz. to the fact t'hat there. has boeer
0i .epidemnic '-of t~xis diseaps9 in thi
state during the past fel though
thet'e were 12 c ases reported irpn
~. Lexington county, seven from 9tRich
land county and flyve from Cheste)
county. There were-49 cases reportec
- inglhl anq Dr. H-ayne made It his per
sohial busine@vw.," investigdte ever)
case, and in a. GJbe of themn ti
.~ ~ ~ ell'v~.of Utilos
~6lfrat place ii
~~nato Cl~ub contes
b'e av~t~ed second plac
~he'nP~nae ntest,s compel
6 1ia auM la41e from all South
ti an Western 3tatos.
Columbia. - Comptroller General
Jones recently sent out blanks to
the state and county officers for them
to send to him thel restimates of the
nedd for their departments for next
year. Each office reports to the
comptroller general the amount of
money wanted to run its department
N for next year and the comptroller
general compiles the estimates and
makes up the budget for presentation
to the general assembly..
It is estimated that the budget for
next year for all state And county
offices will reach $2,600,000.
Rural Credit Bank.
Columbla.-Steps are being taken
to form: he first rural credit bahk
in the state on the farm system of
rural creditO. The bank will be lo
cated in Oconee county. Colodel Wat
son is assisting tho promoters with
all the information about the sys
tems of rural credits in use in foreign
countries. and especially in Ireland.
Rebuild Clyde Line Pier.
While the blackened ruins of Clyde
Line pier No. 2 at Charleston present
a scene of desolation, it will be but
a few days until a regiment of toilers
will be at work clearing away the
3 debris preparatory to the- raising of
another superstructure and the re
pairing of what damage was done.to
the foundations of the dock. As 'yet
the insurance adjusters have not de
termined the extent of the damage,
and until this is done no closer esti
-mate than that which *As given the
day of the fire, which was in the
neighborhood of '49O00,cii' had.
The statement *as made,. hiw'ever,
-that the 'contractors ' will not' sufer
any. loss the property being fully~pro.
Cotton Report For, 0 aro.
t According to a pte e . by
the 'United Statei clus ui au re.
cently 1,160,815 runn4N bales 'of cot.
ton have been .ginne4 in South Care
a lina prior to December 1, as conpared
to 1,041,639 to the same date last year.
2 Talk Over Cotton Machine.
John B. Hall, who is demonstrating
his machine which purports -to pick
t cotton from left-over and half-ripened
a bolls, held a conference recently wit
a number of Columbia business men'
and talked over his invention .from
t the point of 'safeguarding the inter
ests of -the South. It is thought that
Mr. Hall is going to taae steps looking
A :to organizing a company to put his
inVention on the market. It is at,
tracting consideiable attention and
promises to revdlution$ze the cotton
business if a practical suc'cess.
Will Ask for $25,000.
. W. W. Moore, adjutant general'
said recently that in his annual re
port to. the general asembly he
would ask. for- a general appropria
tion of $25,000 for the maintenance of
'the companies of the National Guard.
He will also ask for an appropria
tion of $7,600 for improvements at
"Camp Wilie Jones," in Lexington
county. The improvements will. in
clude the grading.of a road from Styx
to the camp ,And,..4'e 0lacing 'of the
jdfir ,Od in gqq& dondition. The ap-'
rof o hA been aboit l2,000.
-"Tlp afpgslatige c riniif4ee' Adjided
wftlivisitirig tle'..stote dnesatignein
stitutionse spetidq day regently in
Columbia, inspectiek the pl'ant of th'e
University of South Carolina. The
p committee consists of B. W. Crouch of
Saluda, T. W. Zeigler. of .Orangeburg
and C. C. Wyche. of Sparianburg. Mt.
Wyche was appointed by Miendel. L.
Smith, speaker of the. house, t6 take
the place of 0. Quinn of Marion, whose
resignation as a' member of the housed
of representatives vacateddil place
on the committee. ' ''i.
Greenville's New ln
Greenville. - Greenville W
manufacturing industry i"
~mobile factory turning o'
year, according to plans of~
'Auto company, a corporatiu. ior,
'ed recently by the secretary of state.
The local concern will take over the
'plant of a Philadelphia concern and
'move it' to Greenville. The corpora.
tors of the new company are A. D.
Dale, 0. K. Mauldin of Greenville ano
C. V. Stahl of Pilladelphia.
The plant will employ about 75 men
and will be ready for operation Feb. 1.
Trho State o~ih Oarollna,
By J. g, ?w*v.Prebate Judge:
Whereas. J. K$Ing made snit, to me
to grant him Letters of Administration
of thie Estate and Effects of 3Mrs. Artie
These arec Therefore. to cite and ad
.uonir~h aldl and singular the-kmdred and
crei-ltors of '2 " said Mrs. Artie M. King
deceased, that..they be and appear be
fore4 me, in the 0-ourt of Probate, to be
h'eld'at P.ickensg, s. C., on the 8th day
.of Janxuary 191i4 next. af ter publication
'h iereof, as .10 o'cloeck ini the forenoon, to
sh'ow eaus,'if any they have, why the
,saind A1uinistrat ion abhoulId not be granit
Given under my hland anid seal this
22ed i~ 4 no Domini 1913.
ii - ~J,.1% Newhery.
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J6ilhe firt - t, in thirty
-ydgre there Is a iriA6~ in the
-tr&dend~ of. the o6~jnnt
W. 0. W. Dedication
On Thursday, the 18th of Do
oemier, the members of the
Olive Camp W. 0. W. met with
bheir families and a few invited
'riends to dedicate their hall
near Cross Roads church. The
3xercises were conducted by
Rev. D. W. Hiott assisted by
Eon. E. P. McCravey and the
>fficers of the local camp. Mu
ic was furnished by the Cedar
Rock string band in their usual
irtistic way. After the dediva
ion Mr. Hiott told the visitors
in a very interesting way some
jokes about the groat danger of
he Woodman goat. And last
Jut not least came the supper
which had been prepared by the
adles, and which was bountiful
and good. It seemed to be en
joyed by all. Much fun was
Eurnished by the consul com
inander when he gave the pass
word, "chicken gizzards," and
asked everybody to pass it to
im. He ate ten, dropped one,
ind the fast time we saw him
Ie was pulling another out of
,its pocket. 14'.G.
Christmas Gift! Gotchyer.
WE the Pickens Har
above, Yes, we are mor<
time. W- expect to cont
business gets better ever:
time he makes a purchas<
sale that is made in our si
We wish to call your
Guaranteed Cooking St<
Heaters of all kinds. It 'v
Oome and le't us flgu:
be beat for service for $25.0
high and well filled wheels.
to make some special prices
the Perfection Plow Stock
We can save you nmoney 01
get repairs for the Vulcan ]
Plows, Traces, Back B~ande
Good Hamies-for 50c. Best
regular price $1.00. Check
.This is hunting time.
Rifles of all kinds from $1.(
Builders Supplies of all
Our Grocery Stock is
Try a sack of our Flour ai
* Oranges, apples, nut
18 pounds Franklin
5 pounds best roaste<
Big size can Luziann
One pound cans 30 cents.
Best Sun Dried App
We wanit to make a
ber when you make a dea
Pleasant Grove Ney
Well, Mr. Editor as will
my last letter for this, year, I
first thing I want to say that
wish you a merry Christrr
and a happy New Year.
Farmers ,are about thrbu
gathering up and are prepari
. Jimmie Philips , of Greenvi
is back assisting D. 7.' Barb
in his store.
Pleasant Grove church b
recently purchased a new he
er, which was'badly needed
heat up.the church.
Rev. J. E. Foster filled I
regular appointment at t)
place last Suhday and was cc
ed to be pastor for another ye
The Pleasant Grove sch4
will have a Christmas tree
Ohristmas day at 10 o'clot
We hope that good order w
prevail and that everybody w
enjoy themselves on that day.
Wade and Henry Batson
Marietta were in this secti
bird hunting last week.
Good wishes to The Sentih
and its subscribers.
dware & Grocery Co. must sa
than thankful to state that o
inue these sales as long as th
' year. WHY? First,"Ivelh:
of any kind in our store -S
re and guarantce everythinj
attention to our line of Cooki
)ve from us for $ro.oo up to
ill pay you to see our line of
'e with you on Farm Implemner
0. Ask any owner. See our b
Remember the Win. J4. Oliy(
this time on Turn Plows.. Sa
uid Turners. They take 'the ;
i your roofing. We sell it-$L
?lows at our' store, or anything
,Best Lone Star. Hames for
Leather Ollars. Leather and
lines, single lines 14 to 16 feet]
See the best Single Barrel Sh
kind. Locks, knobs, nails, eti
always complete with the bei
id be convinced of the above.
s, raisins, and all kinds of frui
~rar.ulatedl Suga~r for $r.oo
:1 and green Coffee for $r.oo
e Coffe with China tea cup. at
les 0 ocents per pound.
1 2 1-2 cents per pound.
leal with you for your chicker
I, deal with the three aces, th<
LRD WARE & (
T. R. ALLEN, Manager
S Masonic Banquet.
One of the most pleasant and
be wholesome affairs of this year
he in! Pickens was the Banquet
given by Chapter No. 47 of' the
11 Royal Arch Masons in their hail
F Triday night. The inclement
Zh weather kept away visitors from
ag 1Easleyand Liberty, -but a large
number of local Masons, their
lie wives and daughters were pres
:er ent at.- the festive board and
greatly enjoyed the occasion.
as The eatables were plentiful and
excellently repared,and served
to by dainty maidens. After the
banquet the visitors dispersed
and the following officers were
,is installed for-the ensuing year:
1s R. T .Hallum, H. P.; A M.
xr Morris, K.; J.'L. Valley, S ; R.
r- R. Roark,'E'1. of H.; T. H. Stew
>ol art, P.~S.; B. B. LaBoon, R. A.
on C.; B. Lewis, M. 1st V,; J. T.
k. Hutchings, M. 2nd V.'; Guy
ill McFall, M. 3rd V,; J. T. Richey,
111 Treas.; M. U. Smith, Sec.; P. H.
ri Dr., Olifton-Eye. Ent-, Nose and
Throat Spocialist--will be in Contral rn
Wednesday, 24th; in. Liberty on Thurs
iel dad, 25th: in Pickens on Friday, 26th;
and in Easley on Saturdry, 27th. In
qu Ire at drug stores in each town for
.y that we are proud of the
jr Big Sales are on all the
.re is a pea in the dis. Our
wve a satisfied customer, eycry
:ccnd, we stand.behind'every
I to be as represented or
ng Stoves. You can buy a
$28.oo., Also Ranges and
Stoves and Ranges before
its, Disc Harrows that can't
eavy nine blade stalk cutters,
ir Turn Plows. We are going
re time and trouble by using
:round without riding them.
per square aiid up. You can
you need on the farm such as
95lc, soils $1.00 everywhero.
cloth back Collars tor 85c,
ot Guns over sold for $4.50.
t Flour that money can buy.
ts for the holiday trade,
d saucer in each can for $r .oo
as and eggs. Please remem
mn you have a good helping
TWO M 8 aose adtr stj
At the hofre of$*. r
W. T. Bates, neaf Picke nh
Wednesday, 17th inst., at' 1.
m., Mr. Furman Looper -led to
Hymen's altar Miss-Tecoa -ates
and clained her as his brided
The ceremony was performed
by Rev. D. W. HiotU of Easley. ,
The attendants were as follows;
Mr. Oscar Turner with Miss Ef.
fle' Gilstrap, Mr. Olive Bates
with Miss Sadie Looper, Mr.
Henry Bates with Miss c ovie
Looper, Mr.,Frank Kirksey with e
'Miss Margqrpt Bat. , A fter the
ceremony d onner was announo.,
ed and we were treated to a
Later on the same day at 2.30
at the home of "Mr.. Joseph
Looper, negi. Mt. Carmel Btaptist
church, Prof. Ben G. Field wag N
married to Miss Mary Ahna t
Looper, by Rev. D. W. Hiott.
The attendants were: Maid of l'
honor, Miss Lila Looper, sister
of the bride; Mr. Anderson Loop- e
or with Miss Emma Ferguson, (
Mr. J. Nelson Looper with Miss c
Almd Ferguson. After t h e a
ceremony a delightful sweet 0
6ourse was served. I
These two youing men both fl
had the cages buil beforethe 0
birds were caught. May peace,
Erosperity and happiness always r
e theirs. ti
Mr. W. D. King Dead
Mr. W. 1). Kiig died at his c
home ou Uickensville street in
Easley o j Sunday, 21st inst.,
after a long illness of bright's c
disease. His funeral was held
Monday morhi'ig hv Rwv. D.
W. Hiott at the ho i and the
interment took place at the Oats
graveyard. Mr. King was a h
consistent member of the second T
Baptist church at Easloy. . He o
leaves a widow and two daugh
ters and two sons. His only
married child is Mrs. Georgo W.
Barr of Eailey. Mr. King wps b
52 years old. His family have f
the sympathy of the ent Ire coni
Miss Vesta Ashmore Entertains. a
Miss Vesta Ashnkore enter
tained the young people's club b
last Thursday evening at her P
home on Hampton avenue. A
delightful hour was' spoht in S
social conversation a f t e r 0
which a contest, was held. Each c4
young lady wore something (
that suggested the name of a tc
book. In this contest Mr.Dwight
Attaway won the prize. The e
guests were next invited into e
the dining room where 4 pleas- T
ant surprise awaited them. . In B
one corner of the room was a F
beautiful little Obristmas tree C
and on it was a pros 'nt for each C
guest. Miss Elinor Knight acted 0o
as Santa Claus and distributed
the gifts, after which a delicious $
sweet course w as served. Miss
Ashmnore is at all times a che~rm
luig hostess and this was indeed
one of the most enjoyable affairs
of the holiday season
A Card From Mr. Cate.
1 have sold my entire stoc~o
goods to Mr. W. E. Finley.
I wish to thank the people for
all the business they have given
me and bespeak for Mr. Iginiqy
your continued patronage, as.
I think ho is in position to make
you e s en better prices than ,I
He will add a new line of gro-c
ceries and will fill in dry goods,
shoes, etc., from time to' time,
and I assure you he will treat
you right at all times and ap
preciate you calling to see him.z
P. M. Cate.
At a con forence of members e
of the 1-h -mns Baptist church a
Sunday. Rev. A. W. Lamer of n
College Park, Ga., was called ti
as pastor for the year' 1914. He '
will likely accept the call and V
move here. H o is a good preach- h
er and at one time was secret
ary of the State Mission Board '9
of this state.t
W. E. Finley, an attorney
hero, has purchased from P. M.
Clate his stock of goods an~d
good will and will run a general
store -atthe Qld stand.ag 13ing
loy-will enlarge the atk "con- -
ilderably an21 will add a grocery
line. M r. Cate will leave this I
week for his-old homue in lor
ida. HIs family preceded him
there a week.
Williams Ist Fflace
Osborne Williams, of the
Odar Rock section, is this
op Champion of the Pickens
'n.zWy'-bois' corn club.- Ho.
a 4 bushels of corn on
no ice a cost of 51 cents a
ushe e 64ves first prizq
Homer. Diti , of near Pick
us, receives se'o prize of $15.
Clareiice Pickf6 near fick
ns, rocelves third pte of. $10.
S. W. O'Dell was awarded
rat prize in the mer-p. club,
Rex McAllster,-of Centralliad
est ten ear exhibit. Prize$10.
The Pickens county corn show
Vas well attended Saturday and
here was much interest.
Mr. Barton, of Clemson Col.
3re, lectured and acted as juidge.
'l ber were twenty-nine ten
ar exhibits-25 from the boys'
lub and four from the mon's
lub-,.and some. fine corn was
mong the lot. Besicies his ten
or exhibit, Ollis Sutherland, of
lacustille, . had on exhibition
ve ears of corn which grew on
There were more exhlibits ari
)ports sent in and more luterest
ten this year than ever. *fore
rid Pickens county is on its
,ay to the top as a corn grow
Get ready now to join the 1914
There were several men in the
)unty who had prIze acres of
)rn, but who failed to enroll or
Liled to comply with the rules
tho club, who made large
The largest yield we have
3ard of in thi county was
Lade by J. Harvey Chapnian,
:thetSix Mile section, and was
LO bushels on one acre. at a
)st of 16 cents per bushel. Mr.
hapman states that he loan
eat this and will make an of
>rt to do It next year. A. Jack
entell, who farms on the same
lace with Mr. Chapman, states
mat he made 100 bushels on one
are at 15 vents a bushel. Mr.
enteli says that Mr. Chapman
,as enabled Ir get a larger yield
y using bar Mmanure and
atting his c. Ac feter.
It seems th: ,he men of the
lx Mile sectiodf had a club of
ieir own, and this is highly
)mniondable. Every school
trict should have a corn and
Banks which contributed mon
r for the prizes were the Pick
is Bank, E[Dasley Loan and
rust Co., Farmers & Merchan ts
ank of Liberty, Banx of Norris,
armiers & M~rch:ts Bank of
e'ntral, and the Franklin Guano
o. of Liberity gave half a ton
100.00 For Making 150 Bush
els Cora in 1914
Suir. R. T. Halhimn has re
,ived the following clipping
-om the Southern Cultivator.
We know of one Pickens
aunty b~oy who is going to try
take down this $100 and h'o
as a good chance of succeed
Any body can try. Got in the
ame and shiow the gent from
Here is the letter: Editor
niuthern (Cult~ivator: I wish to
ffer again for the year :191.4one
rize of $100 to any man in
Feorgia or South Carolina who
vill produce 150 bushoe of corn
n one acre of upland without
rigationi, using as much fertili
er as desired.
I made this proposition for~ the
ear 1918N(pize $50.00) and only
sceived one letter asking. me to
ame and see the corn weighed
nd the land measured. I did
ot have time to get there and
to party would not wait for
ie. After It was gathered and
'cighed, he wroto me that he
ad failed'to get the 1%ehW
.Th~issofferi stands qeen for the
'ear 1914, one prize of $100 to
tie first man in Georgia or
,outh Carolina wvho produces
be above yield.- I amn to~ see
and m~ted and.'com' gather
d and iweighed.,
I snm'still i m M issiu , '
.no6tliee t dgzn bidon'~~
Auguista, Ga Novejnher;6
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Merry Christuias to You!