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THE PICKENS SENTINEL
Entered April 23, 1903 at Pickens, S.C. as second class mail matter. underact of ongress of March 3.1879 - -
PICKENS, S. C.. MAY 7,1914
e South Az
er have undertake
the g Mexico by di
loma other decisive- mo,
in their y requesting the Un
ed States yernment, General Huer
and General Carramza to appoint re
resentativies to confer with them
Ambassador Da Gama of Brazil at
Ministers Naon and Suarez of Arge
tine and Chile, respectively, called c
Secretary Bryan, asking him to d
signate the American representative
At the same time they telegraphe
their requests to the head of the Go
ernment In Mexico City, as "well a
the Constitutionalist chief.
No announcements of .the subjec1
to be considered by representatives c
the three parties to the mediation, <
- of the powers or functions of the ne'
envoys was made except for the fo
lowing brief statement issued throng
- the State Department on the authorit
o fthe three diplomats:
"The mediators -have delivered t
this Government and are sending ot
to General Huerta and General Ca
ranza requests that representatives b
appointed-to confer with the media
The proposal to bring together sp
cially designated representatives wa
the result of an all-day see-ion of th
South AmericAn envoys. s The suf
gestionhad 'been made to'them from
dus quarters that mucli time woul
The envoys felt confident the ste
they had taken would meet with fa
vor by all concerned, believing ther
could be no objection to a move cal
culated cheifly to facilitate the pr<
gress of the work.
Washington.-Assurances of peace
with a steady abatement of "wa
talk" was the domant feature il
Mexica developments here. Atten
tion still was centered'on the work o
the South American mediators, whe
reported steady progress and no dead
lock between the parties.
In other quarters, however, tb
failure of General Carranza thus fw
to . accept the' mediators' proposal fd
a suspension of hostilities, cauSe
continued doubt over the outlook fo:
broadening the scope of the media
tors' work to a settlement of the
whole Mexican eituation.
The report that Dr. Edward Ryan
-anAmerican in the service of the
United States Government, was abon
to be shot as a spy by Mexican Fed
srals-at Zacatecas caused serious .sp
prehension through the day, but reas
surances as to Doctor Ryan -cam
tirwet from Huerta late in the day.
While the gravity and the hopeful
ness of the situation varied from hour
to hour,.the South American anyoyl
kept steadily at their work. holding
two sessions at the Argentine Lega
ion. Their long conference with See
retary Bryan was followed by a con
* * ference with the Spanish Ambassa
dor Senor Riano, who represents thE
Huerta Government. The mediators
miade no announcement
It was known they wrere expecting
another -definite development soon
which might lead to a statement later
but its purport was not- disclosed.
* There was reason to believe, however,
that it related to the attitude of Car
Summing up what the mediators
had accomplished, a'well-posted auth
ority said it 'rpresented more actu
ally done in a given tim than ever
had occurred in the histopy of inter
mediationu He specifed, beginning
April 26, and continuing six days in
First, acceptance et good offices by
the Uaited States; s d, accptance
by Huerts; third, acceptmee by _Car
ranza; four'th, suspension of hostili
ties by the United States; flfth, sus
*pension of host~ities by Huerta.
.A sixth development, it ws 3f
ed, would further emphasize/fwe
was being done./
The Spanish -Ambassa . 's confer
mace with the mediatory was not t<
deliver any comnma .cation Iron
Huerta, but -to o.ver the genera
Scables to Huerta and CarranzB
\and eiving dkrect replies. The tex
Ahoi Buerta reply trough his For
sign Minkter, acceptag good oft'ice
and the Huerta reply to the awnistici
propocal, received were direct cable
to the mediators.
DR. RYAN RELEASED BY HU'ERTA
American Red Cross Official is Sen
to Vera Cruz.
Vera Cruz.-President Huelta 01
dered the immediate remsase of Di
Edward Ryan, an Armerican Rei
Cross official, who was threatene'
with execution as a spy in Zacatecal
The release was ordered after urgien
personal representations to Presiden
Huerta by William W. Canada, tb
American Consul here Huerta telE
graphed to Mr. Canada that he di<
not know that Doctor Ry~ was to b
put to death, but that 'he had ordere
the Federal commander at Zacateca
to release him immediately and giv
him transportation to Mexirco City
From the Capital President Huert
*promises to send him to Viera Crus
Representationls .In behalf *>f Docto
Ryan also were made by Sir- Christc
pher Cradock, commander of th
British Naval Squadron in Mexica
waters, through Sir Lionel Car'de
British Minister, and by the Brazilia
Minister acting for the United State'
* Refugees From Puerto, Mexico.
Vera Cruz, Mexco.-Refugees frot
Puerto. Mixco -who arrived on. the LA
Thera'is more Catarrh in this section 0
the country tha~n ant other diseases pu
together, and until the last few year
'was supposed to be incurable. For a grea
many years doctors pronounced It a loca
disease and prescribed local remedies, a
by constantly failing to cure with loca
treatment, .pronounced It incurable. Sci
ence has p.roven Catarrh to be a consti
tutional disease, and thefore requfire
constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarr)
Cure, ma fcred by F. J. Cheney 4
Co.. Toledo, ho, is the only. (onstltu
tional cure on the mnarkel. It is taken in
temnlyin doses from 14) drops to a tea
sonl.It acts directly on the bloo.
n&R1caSsurfaS of the system. The:
* offe-ne hmndfred dfasfor any case I
adosi cure. Send r-circulas anid tes
- dressr' 7.3. CEN h Co-, Toledo, C
Sold by Druggists, 75e.
[i May 10 is the day set apart by
the South on which to honor the
memory of those who wore thE
n gray. The day this year falling
p. on Sunday,will be appropriately
re celebrated by relieious services
'in many churches and at pnany
cemeteries. The Pickens chap
P- ter, United Daughters of the
.'Confederacy, has prepared for a
memorial service and cordially
d invites the citizens generally t0
join with them in this beautiful
ittibute to the brave men and
noble women who upheld the
d rights of this beloved Southland.
r. An invitation is hereby extend
's ed to the members of Camp Gair
vin and all Confederate veter
s ants to join in this service. The
f school children will take part,
r and the parents are asked to
to send their children and pro
vide them with -flowers for dec
b orating the graves.
The exercises will be held in
the Methodist church, beginning
promptly at 5 o'clock. An ad
dress wi'l be delivered by Rev.
s L. E. Wiggins and the entire
program will be appropriate to
the occasion. After the exer
cises in the church, the march
S vill be made to the cemeteries
and the children will strew.with
flowers the resting places of the
dead. Let the entire community
join the Daughters in this ser
Township Singing Convention
The Pickens Township Inter
denominational Singing conven
tion will meet with the Pickens
Presbyterian church Sunday,
May 10,. 2.30 p. m. Following
progran; will be rendered:
Devotional services by the
Arrangement of the class by
Class singing, conducted by
the leaders present: two pieces.
"The Worth of Music in Our
Churches," by Prof. Ballentine.
Talkon music byProf.Hallum.
Roanoke School Honor Rol
-Eigth Grade-Frank Herd..
Hongrable mention. 8th grade
-Rut Stewart, Clyde Sam
mons, Willie Sammons. Paul
Sammpns, Paul Gentry, Taylor
Seveinth Grade-Kate Stew
art, Dodrhula Moon. Robert Mor
gan, Fnancis O'Dell.
Honoirable mention, 7th grade
-Edith:' Allgood, Ruth Gentry,
Lillian Sammons, Roxy Fergu
son,s Jgiy Ellenburg, Hortense'
Fifth- grade, honorable men
tion - illie Allgood, Hamer
Freemdtm, Weldon Young. Sallie
Rathal , Ella-Rathal, Annie Ra
thai, dela Ferguson.
iama -c eTner ?1 'tator ana o'n tne
transor Hancock have been trans
ferred to the steamship Monterrey
which ql take them to New Orleans.
A'N of he ntator's forty-three pas
see 4were from the oil nels and
diltabout Mlnatitlan, stalte of
Veri Oruz. The transports Sumner,
M9,Cle~lan, Meade and Kilpatrick,
hioh brought Funston and his Mfth
brigade to Vera Cruz failed at day
break for Galveston.
Carranza Will Protect Oil.
Chihuahua.-Gen. Carranza; is (de
termined to use every effort to pro
tect the immense oil properties at
~Tampico, owned by foreigners, prin
cipally British, and he telegraphed
to that effect. Agents of the consti
putionalists in Washington sent mes
s~ enges to their military leaders at
Tampico to do all in their power to
protect the oil properties there and
assurances that extra precuationi
would be taken to prevent damage to
t he properties were conveyed to Sir
Cecil Spring-Rico, British ambassador.
- ..Think Huerta Will Fail.
El Paso, Texas.-Several rebel lead
ters declared Victoriano Huerta was
ready to step down and out under the
pressure of his cientifico supporters,
who. they said, already regarded re
bel success as inevitable. The con
Sstitutionalist leaders said that on ac
*count of this belief they would make
tno concessions when mediation came
tup as a result of .the good offices of
Sdiplomats. Rebel leaders in El Paso
said good offices were accepted by
Huerta only as a means of "saving
Rebels Move to Saltill.
SChichuahau, Mexico-Gen. Fran
-cisco Villa has gone to Torreon. Gen.
Carranza will remain behind for a
-few days and then will follow Villa to
STorreon to review the troops. A ban
4quet marked the culmination of the
excellent relations existing among the
Sleaders of -the revolution. In his
speech Gen. Carranza declared the
present revolution is social -rather
than political in its nature, designed
to estaliish law and order, educate
the masses and solve the agragian
+ Another Carload of
LSunbeam and Self- ~
I Rising Flour
? Folger, Thornley & Co.
Pickens Route 1
Mr. D. Finley worshipped at
Mr. Eddie Jones attended Grif
fin Sunday school last 'Sunday.
The -people of this section are
nearly through with their plant
Mr. and Mrs. Furman Trotter
attendel services at Griffin Sun
Mrs. Lula Nalley of Pelzer
visited her sister,Mrs.Elva Dorr,
There was some fine singing
at Mr. S. S. Childs' last Sunday
Roy Chapman of route 4 at
tended Sunday school at Griffin
Misses Marie and Annie Mae
Srnith attended services at Oole
noy last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wash Leslie
spent Sunday afternoon with
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Childs.
Mr. Tommie Trotter of Pick
ens route 1 attended Sunday
school at Griffin last Sunday.
Mrs. G. T. Dorr of near Enon
is spending this week with her
parents. Mr. and Mrs.S.S.Childs.
The Sunday school is still
marchina on. There certainly
was a nice crowd present last
Mr. S. P. Freeman and family
'and Miss Beatrice Leslie attend
ed the singing at Mt. Carmel
Could not the proper authori
ties be pursuaded to put the
Court House grounds in
good condition? Is there not a
vacant- lot belonging to the
county where the paraphernalia
belonging to the county could
be stored? We have beautiful
grounds naturally surrounding
our court house so let us im
prove them and help to keep
them in good condition.
Cdre For Stomach Disorders
Diso'iders of the stomfdh may
be avoided by the use of Cham
berlain's Tablets. Many very
remarkable cures have been ef
fected by these tablets. Sold
by all dealers.-Adv.
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Pleasant Grove News
J. P. Anders has purchased a
nice pair of young mules. s
A. B. Fortner of Furnan Un- E
versity, visited homefolks last
We will have a -large fruit
crop this year if we don't havev
any more cold weather.
Matthew Fortner and family
of Greenville, have moved on I
his farm in this community i
The farmers would be glad to
see a good rain. as we will not
get a stand of cotton until it 0
The singing class of Pleasant,
Grove attended the all day
singing at Mount Tabor last n
The unon meeting will meet I
with the Pleasant Grove Bap- si
tist church on the 5th Saturday
and Sunday in this month. t
Mrs. Lillian Cox and her son, I h
Curtis. of Greenville are spend- I ii
ing several days with her cous- I c
ins, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Rigdon.|
A FARMER. e
Easley Route 1 b
Miss Minnie Lenhardt is slow
ly recovering from - a recent ill
Miss Effie Miller, who has v
been visiting her sister, Mrs. I h
Will Riddle of Greenville, has
returned home. b
Most of the farmers in this c:
section are through planting ex- I g
(At a little corn. Wheat and n
oats are looking fine.
The patrons of the Lenhardt
school district elected as trustees.I
Messrs. B. D. Lenhardt, Steve
Smith and Bub Jamison.
Miss Irma Grant of Easley
visited her uncle, Mr.S C. Chap-[f'
man, Saturday night and Sun- I
day and attended the singing at
LoST Boy's WIFE. d
At Dacusville School House e
We are requested to announce I
that Mr. E. B. Crgin will speak A
at the Dacusville'school house I
on the night on of May 9, Satur s:
day.at8 o'cldck. Subject: "Does E
Education Pay?" J
HAD THE ]
fted' to buy a silk gov
o to a hardware stoi
ld go to an undertal
lependable shoes of col
11, we have about the
state, and our cust<
g study of leathers,
know the best make
g facilities, -we are al
takes are none too gs
l your wants, no mat
, certain pleasure in
e can't do it.
are made on sensible
ed by salesmen wh(
e them "miss a sale'
shoes to fill every
tylish pumps for str4
strongly built ones :
come, make out a li~
house to the baby ii
E, and that PLACE i
m Washington stree
looking for you.
Local and Personal
Prof.' W. H. Hand, state
upervisor of high schools, visit
d the Pickens school Tuesday.
Miss Lorena Taylor of Pick
ns, is the guest of Miss Sarah
Ldams on North street.-Green
Do not forget the entertain
ient at the school house to
ight. It will be the last ly
eum number this season.
L. R. Dalton, a good citizen
f route 1 who has been indis
osed for some time, is improv
1g and was in town Saturday.
Messrs. Hagood Bruce, Fur
lan Moms. Casey Porter,
Crip" Anthony and Gary
liott spent Sunday in Ander
Join the U. D. C. in the beau
ful service which they will
old on Memorial Day. Their
ivitation is given in another
A. M. N. Gravley, an excell
at farmer of route 3. accom
anied by his good wife. was in
>wn shopping and on other
Clifford Lewis, of Lockhart.
isited his parants. Mr. and
[rs. B. Lewis, in Pickens last
reek. He was accompanied by
is friend, Mr. Walker.
Some inprovements have
een noticed since the call for
lean up was issued. Let the
ood work done on the lot sur
unding the tennis court go on.
The union meeting of Pickens
aptist association will meet
ith Pleasant Grove church the
fth Saturday and Sunday,. May
) and 31. All churches are
rged to send delegates. Look
r program next week.
Mrs. J. T. Richey entertain
1 the Bntre Nous club Wednes
ay afterneon at her home on
[ampton avenue. The attend
nce was unsually large and all
njoyed the meeting very much.
'he members were glad to have
irs. Guy McFall and Mrs. H.
. Hendricks as visitors. A!
,lad course was served by Mrs.
ichey, assisted by Mrs. W. T.
eanes and Mrs. B. Lewis.
mr you wouldn't g
-e for pure drugs;
ter 2,ou wished t
rse you want to g
biggest strictly sho4
>mers say it is the I
es of shoes in this I
le to get the best.
>od for you, and wi
ter how particular
suiting people w]
lasts, supported b
> will tell you the
'than mislead a cu
want. Light, air
set wear, easy-fittir
or farm work.
t of everything y,
i the-cradle. You
s on Main street in 4
t, the corner wher<
Local and Personal
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Bowen
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Parsons at Lisbon, Fla.
Seventy-one white people and
five negroes stood the teachers'
examination here Friday.
A. B. Adkins, superintendent
of Alice mill in Easley, was in
Pickens a short while last week.
The people of this' vicinity
were blessed with a very re
freshing and much needed rain
There are some unsightly
fences around which, if remov
ed. would add greatly to the
looks of Pickens.
Messrs. T. L. Bivins. -J. T.
Richey and Frank McFall were
elected trustees of the Pickens
One of our popular com
missioners, is 'offering for re
election, at the solicitation of
friends. His announcement ap
pears in this paper to day.
From the accounts in the
newspapers South Carolina has
been cleaned up from the "City
by the Sea" to the "'Mountain
City." Let Pickens join in this
crusade against disease. 'The
colored citizens responded well
to the last call of clean-up day.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnston Entertain
On Friday last an enjoyable
evening was spent by assembled
friends at tle home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Johnston of Liberty,
who received in honor of Mr.and
Mrs. E. B. Cureton, lately re
turned from teir bridal tour.
Those in the rediving line were:
Mr. and Mrs. J B. Johnston,
Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Cureton,Miss
Clara Johnston, maid of honor,
Edward Hale, best man, Mrs.M.
C. Cureton 'and Mrs Alfred
Cureton. The home was deco
rated with smilax and cut flow
ers. Refreshments were served.
Music on' the piano and violin
addedtothe pleasure of the even
ing. Mr. and Mrs. Cureton will
make their home at Liberty Hill,
where their many friends are
glad to welcome them.
> t abuthe.4
and, / do ' 4
> be mused
ito an eclusive'
>est. e hav
>road~~ la dan,0
3 arefulypr- +
tomer. tcer 4
aund, fre on'm
es and wnerrbn
Co. Democratic Con
vention Met Sat.
The Pickens County Demo
cratic Convention met in the
court house at 11 o'clock Mon
day with 109 deiegates in atten
The convention was called to
order by Chairman J. T. Richey
and a temporary organization
was perfected with the follow
ing officers: W. T. O'Dell. presi
dent; T. J. Mauldin, vice presi
dent; J. T. Richey. secretary.
The temporary officers were
made permanent. Dr. R. F.
Smith was elected for membei
of the state executive commit
tee and G. F. Norris elected
ehairman of the county -execu
The convention was enthusi
astic and harmoniods, tho sev
eral spiited debates were caused
by some ( the resolutions in
troduced. % -
A resolutioij putting Pickens
county on re&d as favoring
fair and honest elections was
introduged by T. J.. Mauldin
and adopted. A resolutioi
signed by C. T. Ma E P.
McCravey and D. W. iott
endorsingthe adm'n t ' of
President Wilson, was -
ed by Mr. Martin and adt
R. F. Smith introduced a reso
lution instructing the Pickens
county delegation to the state
convention to vote as a- unit in
favor of any measure which
might come before the conven
tion tending to the elimitation
of fraud and inju'stice iri the
primary elections. This resolu
tion caused much discussion.
and T. J. Mauldin moved., to
aniend the resolition by adding
to it the words, 'Provided that
no white man now entitled to
vote be deprived of that right.
Laban Mauldin also offered a
resolution asking the: Pickens
delegation to use their efforts in
having tne rules changed relat
ing to enrollment of voters on
the different club rolls. After
much discussion both these reso
lutions and the amendment
On motion it was decided to
establish two new voting pre
cincts, one at Jiuan's Store and
one at Easlev Mill No. 2 at
Following is a list of the cou
- ty - executive committe'men
resent:.Easley. R F". Smith;
aslev Mill. -J. H. Cheathan
Croswell, J. T. Kay: Cross
Elains, M. W. Hester: Peters
Creek, J. E. Singleton Dacus
ville, J. R, Lathemn; Liberty, J.
T.tBoggs: Flat Rock, J. C. Mc
Kinney;Norris. C. C. Borroughs:
Cateechee. G. F. Norris; -Isa
queeia Mills. J. H. Jamies; Mile
Creek, J~. L. Murphree: Calhoun,
0. R Doyle; Six Mile, M. C.
Garreti;; Pickens, C. L. Cureton;
Central, Prof.. J.. M. Hancock.
Thirteen clubs were not rep
resented and on motion it was
ordered that the executive com
mitteemen not present be. ratifi
President O'Dell appointed C.
.E. Robinson, 0. R. Doyle and
Laban Mauldin as a committee
to nominate delegates to the
state convention. They nomi
nated the following delegates
who were elected: C. L. Cure
0. R. Doyle, J. N. Morgan, D.
W. Hiott; alterxg4es, Laban
Mauldin, J. L. :telt W. H.
Mills, T. M. Norris, W. C.
Smith, John P. Smith..
No candidate for any position
was endorsed. None of the
delegates are what is known as
The State Democratic conven
tion will meet in Columbia NMay
Could not the citizens of our
town be urged to join in a cam
paign for a cleaner and better
Why not have another clean
up day for our town? The
first day was a good beginning,
but let the work cantinue.
Spring Shoe-The S
must wear are here in the
There are Buttons, La
and plain. AlI leathers
We most cordially im
The following arih*
and robbed in a
at the end of -
a farmer of Echkni
nearly an hourb
able to notify thepolice
a description of thehi.
by the- injuredrman,
hours later "Son"
placed undeer rest and -
with the holding. "'
of the affair, that the
near the city
key the negro had
farmer, was with
and Burgess when
gan his alleged
it is-ad. that Phit
erwise he was -4"
had a vague
0ei able tosa
M pogie tty
could be $rought
corder to answer
rested on a ch.rged
whiskey to Be
ter will also,
a charge of -n-afy
Bowen was gwen
ably be-taken up-t
of crininsfisz to
curred about Selocr
mornig in l v
terminatio E 6f
hours after the oayb
~sefin m w a ~
ally the same
that he maade tte
was taken frobioni
wagon load of good8
northern section of
The County ingig '
tion which, met wvith M
mel Baptbist churchlai
day and Sundayws
'tended, every sc1m
tively estim ted the
Sunday at fiterl
two' thousanid po1~
order prevailed t
day and everybody
ed to the s'gn noe~
When the Go~
sungmi the -mornin.a
swept the crowd. Thi
rendered by Pioiessors V
Colquitt arid Weems.'~
fine. A speik featufe o~~
morning was auet "'ASn
ment to Mother" sung bvm
Bolding and teems. in
afternoon~ an especially
number was rendered by
ble quartet, when by
-'All Hail the Power eo
The next conventled
held September 2&6
the First Baptistd 2
hoes that Fashioz,6~s
largest possible a~rma
ce and Pumps, with bcks
te you to come in and loe.