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~ SC J)ANUAMY 15,' 1914
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We take' pleasure In annou no
Ing to' the many rederspf TheI
Pickens Sentinel 'aniato.,the peoL
ple of Pickens oun"y 'that after9
several weeks of preparion we.
are able to announce. that ,The'
otnlwill conduct asubscrip
Several handsonie and expen
- si e prizes 'Will b e'awarded' to
the people absolutely free. Tho1
prizes range in value froru .$700
o9 wnvard. You can secure orie.
or6 two of these- pizes. so'keep
This contest has, been insugu
rated In -order to Inprease, the
circulation- of sThe 86entiel and
thus enable -us to publish'& a'bet
ter and larger paper for, this and
other sections. -Especially. do -
we wish to promote'the upbuild-4
Ing and welfare of the beautifulj
little city of -Pickens and the .'
whole. of Pickens countyi and
to that end we annouince this
contest. It is our earnest, and
foremost thought A o improve
The Sentinel and make it:, more
and more worthy of the. town,
and ' uty, and of thej advertis
ers Mthe.public in gene~ra).
Des Not C;Ost a Cen.
.[t does'not cost a o'ent toednter
this contest, and you aie not
under any:.obligaitions whatso
ever. Some of your. frields Will
surely get -sonie of .thiN hand
some prizes,. Why-fnot get sorne
of them yourself -
A Special Otter,
To each person nominated, we
will give 1,000 votes free. as a
nomination .ballot. Only onel
nominatiorw bal lot w,w be:cedit
ed to a: co.*itedant ti'f 4
first-5 persons livingwin 'PICIcellos
and to the first fivelingot
side of Pickens whose iaules are
set st i s on tostants, ti
anointeion.alt tii> tap rak
Wentswlae tleasue the anon -
nag to the mnyaer yor frie
i~nsaye and to teneo
Wlho Pc Mnsconter~~tafe
1sevma wee o pepraon e
aonectbe t nnune that Th
w*il llodt ate thisoni
tet;eihe a contest af o
~voti Butn wiepen
mayener hndcon rThd i
asrae pres wtdi boe alrad'
theupeole alueys free: Thio
pdze noee ti vaue and $700
,ornew of the priekep
This const hoiatioen cnson
saet in forerc to nes te
thuls enabl ushe to .the a bt
ntfer nd lares, paersothrs-wald
other asEcn.Espetiall dopo
ttes a welare of thesbeacufu
litl cyof friens adte
whole easesPqicket, and
tthten we anofnc thisc
The etinel andtie i t morei
andimoe wrthy ofr ther on
undr ayolgto was
rio lBe A.Gent
SOY OR GIl
SER THE CONTESI
ie Oontest-Costs Nothing
rtO Your Name and Addre
It it Out and Mail or Brii
nost important way to get vote
s by getting your friends an(
elatives to pay you their sul
icription to The Pickens -Sentl
iel. Ivery subscription for on
rear will entitle the cont'eptan
;o the number of votes ipdicate<
,n the scale of votes printed else
where. By going out amon%
rour friends and neighbors an
3ecuring their subscriptions yo1
milt get the votes yourself, an(
hus be pulling yourself withii
.each .df the Player Piano o
>ther prizes -Votes will be givei
1or both old and new subscrir
ions..' also arrearages, so voi
iave a grand opportunity. t
Awarding the Prizes.
A, coinmittee of unimpeaceb
ble business men of Picken
wvill" be chosen to judge the 'finis
f the -contest and will assembl
lor that purpose at The close c
The first Grartd Prize will L
I handsome Uptight t Gry'l
Player Piano, which retails9
B700.00, and will be given absc
utely FREE to the persor) secui
ng the largest number of vote
>y the end. of'the 'contest.
:How to Enter the Contest.
In another column of this pa
er-will be found a "Noinha
ion Coupon." If you want. t
mnter the contest yourself,?or I
rou have a friend or reiativ
whom you would like to see wi
mo of the prizes, just cbt ou
;he "Nomin ation. Coupon,
write your name and address, 0
ihe n*rme and address.of.'you
iriend or relative, and then sen
t to the Cohtest.Manager Pick
,ls itinei,' Pickens, S. C
PH0-Oubon~will erbtitle you to
0tqsRf'sent into's Iti th4
9 iiqf4d.iiim. Dotn't .wait4 unti4
omo~rrow. Send it today.
The bust tim& lo ernterSa~d
est of any klind is early in th4
tame. -An early start mean
alf the race, and one. minute i1
rour favor may win for you' th
?laver Piano instead of one o
bhe smaller-prizes. Don't dela,
intil next week, but eend 11
rour nam~e, or the name of you
>est friend or relative, as soon a
rou cane write the name and ad
lress and ago mail it.. A persdi
rnay nomnriate themselves. so i
rou want one of the prizes FBWE
endim your name, at once.
Ini The Packens Sentii
Tau of Contestant .
Thin oupon when fl out w
brongligor mnailed to Contest Man
riptions anid iN~es ol
ided into four voting ~ids
votes to be obtained will be
s will be allo wed td bth ol
U euIod Tid ,I
h4D. Feb. 2S.AI
1l . I year 2
dO Ayars 24
< U :'ears 2(
utely Free SeveralHun
r-Player Piano to be
ilne Diamond Ring
'AND WIN A PRIZI
to Win the PrizEs-Every
ss on the Nomination Coupor
Ig to The Pickens Sen tine)
3 Rules of the Contest.
Rule 1.-All collections mad
by contestants must be turne<
in promptly to the Contest Man
Rule 2.-Subscibers are cau
tioned to demand a receipt fo
all money paid to contestant
and return same to Contes
Manager to be datd accordini
to books, and showing date o
Rule 3.-The Contest Mana
r ger's signature must be affixei
to the votes before same are o
any value in the contest..
Rule 4 -Votes cannot b
bought. The contest will be rui
on a square basis, fair for all
Votes can only be obtained b
securing subscriptions, eithe
- new. renewals or' arrears, b
'cutting the nomination coupoi
or by collecting the free votin
e ballots that appear in the Pich
Rule 5.-No employe of th
Pickens Sentinel or a memberc
e his or her family will be permil
ted to participate either as
contestant or yoter in the cot
Rule 6.-Contestants will n<
be restricted in securing sul
Iscriptions to anyjterritory, bL
may secure them in any place i
the United States.
Rule 7.-Only one nominatin
coupon Wvill be credited to a cot
Rule 8.-Votes once issue
cannot be transferred to anoth(
e contestant.,' 1
Rule 9,-Nominators of cot
testants in The Sentinel's Vo
ing. Contest must agree to. a<
r cept all rules and conditions.
Rule 10. -The right is reserve
to reject the name of any cor
testant for cause.
-RulRl 1,-Any question the
i -py, a'lte - between the contes1
aiit a their- friends or relativ(
wilt .b .getermine4 by the Cor
tet Manager, amo,~ his decisio
Will be final.
RuLp~ 12.-Until furither nlotk(
flo coi estant will be permitte
to cast forl Publication more tha
Senough votes to raise their pul
lished score 10,000 votes ahov
the leader above the prece'dln.
e' As will be seen, the time c
3 the contest is divided into got
-periods, and a larger number c
r uotes will .be allowed for sul
E subscriptions during the firn
) period thainat anyfother timec(
iel's Player Piano Contest
ih name art.d address of eer testant and
ger, Pickens Setiel,will count fifty
IoE Good 4ff., January 22
The Pickens Sentine
with. a decreasing vote scheduk
allowed' on sdibriptios.'turne
Sand- We"siabscriberhs ,payin
'2 yars 7,500
t,50 .( 8 years 13 500
),000 " 4 years 19,000
i,000 5 years 24,00Q
etinel I ~ $1p year
of Cotton Ginned
Washington.-The eighth cotton gin
4ing rsport of the censts bureau for
the season announces that 13,383,074
bals of cotton, counting round as
halt bales, of the growth of 1913 had
been ginned 'prior to January 1, to
which date during the past seven years
the ginning averaged 93.4 per cent. of
entire crop. . Last year to January 1,
therq had beqn ginned 12,907,405 bales
or 95.7 per cent. of the entire crop,
14,817,002 bales, or 92.1 per cent., in
1911, and 12,465,298 bales, or 95.3 per
cent., in 1908.
Ginnings prior to January 1 b
states with comparisons for last year'
and other big crop years,'follow:
States. 'Year.. Ginnings.
Alabama. .. .1913 1,467,943
Aikansas. . .1913 933,389
191 ' 732,118
Florida .: :.: . . .1913 65,269
Georgia .: . . .1913 2,276,477
S 1912 1,756,834
t 1911 2,623,917
1908 5 1,930,783
f Louisiana . . .i .1918 1,143,067
- , 1911 352,503
Mississippi . . .1913 769,664
North Carolina. .1913 759,664
Oklahoma . .; . .1913 804,457
South Carolina .1913 1,342,988
e 1911 1,508,753
Tennessee .; . .1913 354,549
a 1912 . 248,503
1- 1911 381,281
Texas .. . . . .1913 3,668,080
it Other states . .1913 . 107,105
n 1912 82,257
g The ginnings of sea island cotton,
' prior to January 1, by states, follow:
Years. Florida. Georgia. So. Car.
d 1913 . . . .25,166 41,768 7,386
ir 1912 . . . .21,085 39,543 6,629
1911 . . . .38,091 63,099 4,798
All Day Singing
At Rice's Creek
There will be an all day sing
ing at Rice's Creek church the
. third Sunday, January 18th, be.
s ginning at 10 o'clock. All lov
era of music are cordially invited
n to come and 'bring song books,
e Herbert Smith.
d Died, at the home of his fath
er two miles below Easley, on
Sunday night, Herbert, eldest
gson of Mr. Calvin Smith, after
an illness of three weeks, from
typhoid fever. H-erbert was
about 21 years old and had been
f married about a year. He leaves
r a young widowv, a father, twc
f brothers and four sisters, and
>- many other relatives and friends
;t to mourn for him. He wvas a
f member of the Second Baptist
church at Easley, also a mem
ber of Hickory camp, W. 0. W
JIis fuheral services were con
+. ducted by Rev. D. W. Hiott at
.Zion Monday afternoon. The
.W. 0. WV. held the burial ser
vice at the grave, Bro. Sm'ith
and family have the deepest
sympathy of the entire comn
mnunity. He buried his wife
only a short time ago, and now
his oldest son. Three other mom
bers of his fanity have been
yery low with fever. May the
* race of our God be their's in
Easley Youthi Arrested.
S Coleman Caudle, a young
jwhite man of Easley, was ar'
rested Saturday and brought t~o
. the Pickehs jail, charged wlth
d carrying a concealed weapon.'
y- breaking into the Palmetto
Pharmacy and Easleyllard ware
Co. and .stealing from railroad
Caudle is but 20 years old, but
according to a confession said to
have been made by him, he has
served t wo terms on the chain
gang in North Carolina and 18
months on the Plckens county
gang for stealing. When ar
rested he had in his possession
Easley Local News
Married, on Wednesd* -even
ing in Liberty, Mr. W.A. Ar
ledge, of Easley, to M1ss Boggs
of Liberty, Rev. J. E. Orim of
Mr. Homer Jones, of Ceda
ock, was made happy on lasl
Wednesday at the residence of
Rev. D. W. Hidtt In Easley
when he led to the mnarriage
altar Miss Eliza A. Couch. the
beautiful daughter o6f Mr. Bab(
Couch, of Maildin Mountain,
Several friends attended the
Rey. D. D.1 Jones moved hif
family to our city last week,
They are in the Cantrell house.
We extend to them a cordial
welcome. Our town ought tc
be very religious, now that w(
have nine white ministers af
Dr. L. L. Jameson has settled
in Easley for the practice of his
profession. We extend to Lake
a cordial welcome and wish foi
him great success.
Miss Lottie Bynum, of Scotts
boro, Ala., is on a- visit to hei
sister, Mrs. G. B. Hainilton.
Little Miss Lucy. Hamilton,
daughter of Mr. a" rs, G. B4
Hamilton, return wme froni
Scottsboro, Ala., e she hai
been on an exten sit to hei
Rev. E. V. Babb is attending
a missionary meeting in Colmm
bia this week.
Hon. E. P. McCravey and Dr
J. L. Bolt, members of the leg
islature, -Are in Columbia look
ing after the interest of Pickens
county and the state in general
Jasper Hawthorn camp, thru
the commander, Capt. 1. C
Johnson, made their chaplain
Rev. D. W. Hiott, a nice purse
for which we are requested t(
extend through these notes the
chaplain's sincerest thanks. Got
bless the old veterans.
Six. Mile Academy
School reopened Monday, Jan
5, with quite a number of ne
pupils, especially in the firsi
There is an enrollment of 74
in the primary room in the firsi
four grades, which is really fiv<
grades. There is no lack of lit
tie'folks in the school.
Misses Nell and Vanie Craw.
ford, of South Union, are new
pupils in the girls' dormitory.
Thomas Cantrell, of PickenE
route 6, is a new onfln the boys
Miss Mae Tannery, '6f WestV
minster, is boardig .with Rev,
H. A. O'Kelley family
and attending school:
The Royal Ambassadors held
an interesting meeting Sunday
afternoon. The hovs are very
enthusiastic in their meetings.
Miss Bess Moulton. the musk
teacher, is leader and helps with
The Little Sunbeams, with2
Mrs. S. E. Garner, are doing
good work. Also the Y. W.A.'s,
with Miss Elizabeth Allgood ae
The B. Y. P. U. every Sun
day night is well attended.
Rev. H-. A. O'Kelley preached
ana interesting sermon Sunday
night after B. Y, P. U. meeting
from Romans 12:1.
Walker Literary Society gave
a very interesting program Fri
day afternoon. 'The students
are getting more life into the so
The athletic club has purchas
ed a new vaulting pole and (118
cus and are ready for practice.
The girls hope to be playing
basket ball soon.
An attempt was made to hold
up and rob Mr. Willis, a black
smith at tasiey, Saturdayrnlght
in the outskirts of that town.
He had only fifteen cents on his
person at the time. About sizi
negroes were in the crowd which
attempted to rob him, but he
escaped and notified the pollc<
who made a search and succeed.
ed in arresting one of the ne.
gross the next day. The othera
may 1)e caught.
.For Sale--Or will swap foi
cattle-one 6 to 8 horse 1Perlesi
steam engine, mounted in gooi
cbndition. H. W.a darrison
Easley, RI 2.
. We are having -dmo'n c
weather at present.
Mrs. Boggs, from near Seneofa
was the guest of her son, Mf
W. E. Boggs, the past week
and will leave fur her home the
latter part of this week.
Messrs. Frank Norris and Jim
Goslin attended the services at
Griffin church l5st Sunday from
near Cedar Rock.-.,
Clarence Hendricks, who *- d
his foot shot during Christm
week, is getting along as well as
could be expected.
Rev. iulton Childres filled his
appoiritthent appointment at
Griffin the second Sunday. He
delivered a fine message. There
was a large crowd In attendance
for so cold a day.
M, D. T. Hayes has moved
from route 1 to a' new dwelling
house on Mr. Ebb Findley's
place on Wolf creek. We wish
them much success.
Marvin Lesley visited Teddy
Dodgens Sunday evening.
Jessie Haves was the vuest of
Mr. Valnor Hendricks Sunday.
The little fellows had a jolly old
Messrs. Eddie I ones and Hen
ry Keith took dinner with Clar
ence Freeman Sunday.
Glassy Mountain school began
its winter season the 5th of Jan.
uary, with Miss Effie Gilstrap aE
teacher MOUNTAIN RUTTER.
Mr. and Mrs. New
Last Saturday. Ja -i 10th,
was the flfty-fourbh t..mivsary
of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs,
J. B. Newbery, of Pickens, and
ae few of their intimate friendE
and relatives gathered at theb
home here and celebrated the
occasion in an appropriate way,
A sumptuous dinner, was pre
pared and enjoyed,. 'and the
Judge and his good wife werE
the recipients of many hand
It was a most enjoyadle occa
sion for all present.
Among those present were
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Folger, Mr.
and Mrs. J. E. Hagood, of Eas
ley; Mrs. Monroe Pickens- and
daughter, Miss Julia, of Green.
ville, and Miss Rosalie Folger, of
Thb Sentinel joins with many
other friends in wishing for
these excellent people natv
more years of happiness and use
fulness, and may the renainder
of their years be the happiest of
Mr. Henry Anthony Dead.
,A telegram was received in
Pickets Monday announcing the
death of Mr. Henry Anthony ini
Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a
native of this county and left
here some fifteen years ago tc
make his home in Tennessee,
but had been back several times
Hie was a brother of Mrs. Ir
win Hendricks, Mrs. Mattic
Stewatrt, Mrs. 0. P. Field, J. R.
J. Anthony and J. T. Anthony,
of this county, and Oscar An
thony, of Traveler's Rest.
Mr. Anthony had only a short
time ago sold out his pronerty
in Chattanooga and Intended
coming back to Pickens to live,
His body was buried by the
side of his wife's body In Chat-.
tanooga Tuesday. J. R. J. An
thony, W. E. and Ben Hen
dricks, of Pickens, attended the
Married, at Cateechee, at th(
home of the bride, Mr. S. A.
Haynes, of Seneca route 1. tc
Mrs. E. H. Murphree. Mr.
Haynes is 60 years of age, while
the bride Is 65. P. 0. Wilson,
N, P., officIated. The happy
couple have the congratulations
of their friends.
At a mleeting of theo directors
of the Keowee Bank Tuesday,
M. C. SmIth resigned as cashier
and Jno. C. Carey was elected
Ito fill the vacancy. Mr. Smith
has been cashier of this b~ank
since its organization and has
rnanaged its affairs with mucl)
success. The bank is In /
flourishing condition. Mr. C
is no stranger in this bank, a
ing been assistant cashier' sin~
its organization, and it will m
doubt continue to enlarge .iti
business under his careful nvti
Pes Items of
kpresentatives of the railoads on.
o tein*patanburg conrerred a tey
dayd a o t' G. T. Odell, of 'ew
York, a. k4jsrt on railroad terminals,
and a coiQmitte ffron the Chamber
of Comniere*in regard to the new
union station to be built here. Among
the railroad men at the conference
were: Mark W. Potter, president; J.
Campion, vice 'resident and traffio
m ager, and L. H. Phetterplace, gen
oral berintendent of 'the Carolina.
Clinchfl 'd and Ohio Railway; H. B.
Spencer, 'Ide President, and W. H.
Wells, chief' qngineer of construction
o fthe Southe Railgqy; John B.
Cleveland, pr9si int, And Albert An
derson, general sup intendent of the
Charleston and Wester Carolina Rail
Ask Less Money Than\#sfore.
Ahnual report of the 1Y storical
Commission of South Carolina a is
sued from the press recently and ill
be sent to the general assembly ea 'ly
in the session. Members of the co
mission signing the report are: R. M
McCown, W. H. Windle, Jos. A. Mc
Cullough, Henry A. M. Smith, Yates
Snowden and It. M. Kennedy.
Estimates of expense for the coming
year are as follows: Salary of the
secretary $1,800, stenographer and
typewriter $720, printing historical
records $1,000, contigent fund $200,
work on Confederate records $1,500,
or a total of $5,270.
Farmers of South Carolina purchas
ed last year over 980,000 tons of fer
tlizers, according to a stajement Is
sued from the office of the state
treasurer a few days ago. The re
ceipts from the fertilizer tax amounted
to $240,448.23. The total fund for 1912
was $221,999.68, which shows that the
farmers used about 80,000 tons more
fertilizer in 1913 than the previous
Big increase in Value.
Columbia real estate during the four
years beginning with 1914 will be as
sessed at something like $14,000,000
or $15,000,000, an increase of from 35
to 50 per cent over the past tou years
according to information given city
council a few days ago.
At an enthusiastic meeting, held
rec-ntly in the Chamber of Commerce
rooms, on the new form of gyvern
ment, a motion was passed indorsing
commission government and asking
Representative Hutchison to have
Rock Hill stricken from exemption in
the general commission government
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS NOTES.
N. B. Dial, president of the Enter
,prise bank of Laurens, was in Colum
bit repently on his return from McBee,
Where he, purchased a farm of 1,000
Hix Copiner has been appointed by
the: governor as' a piagstrate for Ja-'
lapa in Newberry equnty to take the
place of 3. R. Riser, resigned.
Cotton has not stopped coming in on
the barlington market. J. P. Klrven,
a large planter, brought to town re
cently 18 wagons, carrying between 60
and 80 bales.
At an. election held a few days ago.
the electors of Ridge Spring voted
$12,000 worth of bonds for the purpose
of building a new school house. The
vote was 41 for and 20 against bonds.
Decelnber imports at Charleston
amounted to $786,176 and the exports
$2,223,819. The imports for the cor
responding .month or the year before
amounted to $218,988 and the exports
$1,475,828. In other words, Imports'
last December exceeded in value the
imports of December, 1912, by more
than 200 tDer cent, while the exports
for the past December wore practi
cally double the exports for Decem
Investments of capital in the textile
industry in South Carolina during the
past 20 years are shown in figures
prepared by Commission Watson for
his annual report to the general as
sembly. The Increase In the amount
of capital has been about $70,000,000.
The increase in the value of the' an
nual product has been over $78,000,000.
The increase In the number of spin
dies Is about 4,000,000.
Ernest P. Bickneli of the Rod Cross
has gone to Laredo, Texad, from 1etis,
'ton to investigate conditions amidng
sick and wounded soldiers brousght
there from Nuevo Laredo aoross' the
The South Carolina legislature
met at, noon Tuesday. Reading
of the governor's message was
about the only thing d1one -the
t9est d1ay. _____
The following is a correction
of Dr. Clifton's dates in this
county for nest' week. The
notice on the:inst 60 this issue
was sent us, but~t' dogtor has.'
changed it-totte fblowing:
5 -Liberty, Thursday 22' Pick- P
ons, Friday, 20EseStr