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Fst~ed187-Voume44PICKENS, S. C., MAY 14,11
GOESlON IN MEXIGO
Washington.-While - the Mexican
situation was outwardly calm pending
the formal 6pening of the conference
of South Ainerican mediators at Niag
ara Falls, Canada, on May 18, ther
continued an active undercurrent of
discussion and preparation for the
peace plans and at the same time de
,nite reports reached the Constitution
W headquarters here of sweeping vic
tres of. their forces near San Luis
Potosi 'and other points far South of
Saltilo, where it was thought their
neg. big battle- would occur. The news
-et Constitutionallst Buccesses reached
here in dispatches from Gen. Carranza
to Raphael, Zeubaran, minister of the
4interior In the Constitutional cabinet,
.who had a direct wire set up to the
headquarters of Gen. Carranza in Chi
huahus . today. General Carranza's
messageA showed that three converg
fng campaigns were in active opera.
tion, each within 300 mles ot Mexico
City. General Obregon with 15,000
men was operating from the Pacific
oast imae, had captured - all the in.
terig territory, was besieging
Mtratan and was threatentng Mexico
City .O 9 t West. .
-Another division, General Carranza
reported, .Ad fought a battle at Pen
-sacos, near Sea Luls Potosi, which is
mi.es noIrth Ot Mexico 'City. This
is the southe-nmnet point which the
Contitmm~at .hsx" reached in
centril 'NAsIeCOiem wit the army now
atttcn.g Tampice, they declare that
the -genrt advance on the Mesican
capital Is to be made within a few
weeks from three sides' The signid
canon of these Constitutidnalist vic
tories lay i. the fact that the terri
tory is far South of Saltillo and only
300 mites fro9n Mexico City on the
BECKERS TRIAL BEGUN ANEW.
Argigned Per Second Time Charged
With th Rosenthal Murder-Plot.
New York.-Chirles Becker, former
police -lieutenant andfhead of the fa
mous "strong arm squad" began his
second battle to save himself from
death in the electric chair at Sing
Sing prison as the instigator of the
plot to murder Herman Rosenthal,
At the opening of the trial Becker's
attarneys made a bitter attack on Dis
trictAttorney Whitman in an effort
to have him adjudged guilty of con
tempt of court. The attorneys claim
ed"Mr. Whitman had tried to create a
prejudical atmosphere by giving stor
ies to local newspapers branding as
petiurers witnesses who appeared at
the eleventh hour attempt to save the
four gunmen, the actual murderers of
_,oAthA, from the chaiZ. The court
Sdenied motions - requesting 'a change
of venue,. and the dismissal of the
special panel - of talismen because
they had heard the district attorney
defend himself from the accusations
of Becker's counsel.
Big Warehouse Burns.
Anderson, S. C-Fire originating
from the explpsion of gasoline totally
destroyed the warehouse and contents
oelonging to J. S. Fowler, entailing a
loss of $38,000 with insurance amount
ing to $22,500. The warehouse was
used for storing automobiles, wagons,
. buggies, carriages, bagging and ties
and -farm implements. Forty-eight
-second-hand, automobile were -destroy
ed. One end of the~building was used
as a garage, and when the keeper at
-tempted to crank an automobile the
THtE NAVAL~'BlLL I$' PASSED.
Appropriation Measure Adopted With
out Roll-Call Gives Navy
Washington. - The hous, passed
without a roll-call the annual naval
appropriation bill, carrying $139,560,
334 and providing for the entire Ad
ministration naval construCtion pro
gram. The building program includes
two battleships, one to be built in
some Government navy yard; six tor
* pedoboat destroyers, one sea-going to
* perdoboat, three coast defense sub
marine torpedoboats, to be constrtict
-4 ~ ed on the Pacinec Coast and four sub
Speech-I Should Worry-.....
Song-I'm a Crazy Jay.........
* Speech-The Gabfest-...........
Song-I Want to be in Dixie-..
Speech-Just Gab-That's all...
Song-I Should Worry..........
Speech-The Foolish Factory..
Song-The Moonlight Bay.....
Speech-Saurkraut and Politics.
Dialogue-The Song Seller and
The Booster Cl
(A Cclored Con
Hon. Bill Johnson.............
Abraham Lincoln Washington..
William Bilkins Smith.........
Charles Augustus Hotfoot...
James Jackson Muchmouth.....
Garfield Fussfeathers .........
Alexander Brutus Thickly...
Rufus Rastus Goggenheimer.....
Horace Wetweather Cutup...
Michael Angelo Wishbone -... -.
HOLD THE CAPITAL
Washington.-Developments In the
Mexican situation- went steadily for
ward although the White House wed
ding somewhat eclipsed other events
in official Washington circles.
The two chief reports from Mexico
annoanced the killing of two British
subjects and one American at Guada
lajara; and continued heavy fighting
at Mazatlan on the . Paciffic coast
where the rebel aeroplane dropped a
bomb which klled four persons and
indured eight in the streets of the
The state department also was in
formed by Consul Hamm at Durango
that the movement of the Constitu
tionalists had begun with marching
against Saltillo and Zacatecas.
Information from the Argentine,
Brazilian and Chilean mediatiors
showed that they were preparing to
begin work in Niagara' Falls, Ont.
They declared that- despite General
Carranza's self-elimInation, - the- Con
stitutionalist side - of the Mexican
problem would be fully considered
by the mediators at the coming con
A man close to the president said
it would not be surprising If a justice
of 'the supreme court of the United
States should be one of the represen
tatives of the American government.
Justice Mahlon Pitney, though a Re
publican, is a close friend of the pres
ident and may be chosen. Justice
Day was a member of the Paris con
ferenec and is a former supreme
Gen. Young Chosen Commander.
Jacksonville, Fla.-After the elec
tion of a commander-in-chief, adjourn
ment was taken, when officers of the
Army of Tennessee and of the Army
of Virginia aid other divisional organ
izations will be elected. General
Young received approximately 1,100
votes and General Robertson 800.
Texas cast its entire 343 Totes for
Robertson. One hundred survivors of
General Forrest's famous cavalry of
fered their services to President Wil
son in the evnt of war with Mxico. -
J. A. McKee, Mexi
can War Vet, Dead
James A. McKee. a veteran
of the Mexican war of 1848,
died at his home in Pickens
county Saturday, May 9, and
was buried at Six Mile Sunday
in the presence of an enormous
The Sentinel recently rave an
extended sketch of Mr. McKee's
life and war record. He was
about 91 years of age and was
the last l~iving member of the
famous Palmetto regiment in
Piedmont Union Meeting
Following is the program to
be rendered at the Piedmont
union meeting, George's Creek,
May 30 and 31:
Saturday, 10.30 - Devotional
exercises. H. D. Singleton.
Sermon-Rev. W. T. Abbott.
Query: What is the duty of
the church toward a member
who will not attend nor support
the church services? Laban
Mauldin. F. R. McClanahan and
A. H. McGee.
Query: What should be the
attitude of the church toward
present day amusements? H.D.
Singleton, D. T. Golightly and
Rev. W. .P Holland.
Sunday, 11 a. m.-Address by
Hon. E. P. Mc~ravey.
When you come to town, bring your
corn. I will give you your meal in five
minutes and guarantee to give satisfac
tion. L. B. O'Dell, wholesale and re
tail grocer, Liberty. S. C.
hay 15, 8.30 p.m.
....By Four Gentlemen of Color
.....Horace Wetweather Cutup
...........Wi'iam Bilkins Smith
.......... Pendleton Penfeather
... Rufus Rastus Gogeenheimer
..... Charles Augustus Hotfoot
.. ....... Pendleton Penfeather
.... Michael Angelo Wishbone
he Soubrette.. ..........
Snooks and Alexander Thicklip
ib of Blackville
.............Running for Judge
..........Running for Chickens
.........Running for Anything
..Too Slow to Run for Anything
..... Running for a Crap Game
........... A Chicken Inspector
............Pork Chop Inspector
15 and 25 Cents
Negroes Escape From Chaingang
Two negro convicts, Henry
Peiry and Jim Williams, escap
ed from the chaingang last
Thursday. They were captur
ed the same day they escaped
and returned to the gang. The
negroes had evidently sawed
their shackles Wednesday night
and \when they went to work
on the road Thursday morning
it was no trouble to release
themselves and run.
A guard shot at them as they
ran, but it only accelerated
Jim Williams was caught
near Flat Rock church by some
citizens of that community.
Sheriff Roark trailed Perry
down into Anderson county and
back to Easley. where the
sheriff and officers McKinney
and Corbin effected the capture.
Perry was one of the convicts
who escaped from the gang
several weeks ago, and was al
so in a plot to escape from the
Pickens jail last winter.
Mrs. Harold Julian Dead
Mrs. Julian, who was stricken
with palalysis while' attending
the county singing convention
at Mt. Carmel chuich, died at
her home near that church Mon
day afternoon and was buried
at Ebenezer dhurch, in Green
ville county, Tuesday, Rev. D.
W. Hiott conducting the funer
al services. She was the widow
of the late Harold Julian, and
before her marriage was a Miss.
Hester of Greenville county, i
She leaves six children-four
boys and two girls-and three
brothers and one sister. She
was 52 years old.
$100 Reward, $100
The readers of this paper will be
Sse o learn that there is at least one
ade disease that science has been
able to cure in all its stages. and that is
Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only
ve cure now known to the medical
fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional
disease, requires a constitutional treat
ment Hal's Catarrh Cure Is taken In
ternaly, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system, there
by destroying the foundation of the dis
ease, and giving the patient strength by
building UP the constitution and assisting
nature in doing Its work. The proprietors
have so much ath In Its curative pow
e that they offer One Hundred Dollars
for any case that it falls to cure. send
for list of testimonials.
+~rs tat. ~e , Todo Ohack
had rtr sav
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HE MEXICAN TROUBLE
rican diplomats who are acting as medi
ey are Ambassador da Gama of Brazil an
1 of Argentina.
mill village attended preachin
at Griffin Sunday.
Miss Lillie Gilliland of Picken
er mill village attended Dreachin
at Griffin Sunday.
Miss Clonie Evatt of . the Te
-s-bor section attended preachin
at Griffin Sunday.
Martin Reeves of the Picken
n mill village attended preachin
at Griffin Sunday.
Edd Lollis of Pickens route
attended preaching at Griffi
mn Sunday. He also visited hi
friend, Martin Reeves. Sunda:
> evenine. LONELY DARLING.
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Mile Creek School
TheSentinel is requested t
announce that all the patrons o
re Mile Creek school, and all wh
r are interested in a graded schoc
building at Mile Creek, distric
No. 41. are earnestly requeste
k- and urged to meet at the schoc
'd house at 1. 30 o'clock on Sati
lay, May 16, to attend to som
as important business.
own you 'wouldn't
tore for pure drugs
taker if you wished
course you want to
he biggest strictly sh4
stomers say it is the
s, workmanship, sti
kers of shoes in this
able to get the best
good for you, and v
Latter how particulai
in -suiting people v
le lasts, supported
rho will tell you tlh
le" than mislead a ci
y want. Light, ai
treet wear, easy-fitti
s for farm work.
list of everything
r in the cradle. You
E is on Main street in
~eet, the corner whe:
ON & TIU
Twelve Mile UnionMeeting
The union of the Twelve Mile
River association will meet with
Mountain View Baptist church
Saturday before the fifth Sun
day in May, 1914. Following is
Saturday, 10.30 a. m.-Devo
tional services conducted by the
11 a.m.-Introductory sermon
by Rev. W. M. Walker. One
hour for dinner.
First query: What are some
of the most pressing demands on
the modern pulpit? Speakers,
Rt vs. B. F. Murphree, C. R. Ab
ercrombie, R. A. Hudson and R.
W. Kelly. Discussed from 1 to
Second query: How may a
a church know what its duty is
relative to calling its pastor?
Opened by Rev. H. A. O'Kelly
and discussed from 2 to 2.45.
Thira querv: How may we
make the union a spiritual forpe?
Opened by H. F.Wrigbt and dis
cussed from 2.45 to 3.30.
Fourth query: What is the
duty of a deacon to his church?
-Opened by Rev. E. M. Bolding
and discussed from 3.30 to 4.15.
Preaching at night by Rev. J.A.
services conducted by W. N.
Bolding from 9.30 to 10.
Fifth querv: What should be
the attitude of pastors toward
their denominational schools?
Opened by Prof. S. E. Garner.
Missionary sermon at1l o'clock
by Rev. J. D. Crain.
Singing in the afternoon, con
s ducted by Prof. R. M. Bolding.
PROF. S. E. GARNER,
D. E. GATRETT,
R. P. PRINCE, Committee.
The Liberty Township Sing
ing convention will meet the
third Sunday of this month,May
117, with the Reunion church,
1two miles east of Liberty. Let
everybody come with well-filled
baskets and their song books.
t for the convention will spend
the day with this church, ser
vice beginning at 10 o'clock.
Buy your meat and lari from L. B.
e B. O'Dell at wholesale prices, Liberty,
; an, wedon'
to be mused
out ay bce. n
rho adre hadont +
te Use. W
as tomane xclsiv
ry estbihmns for
bges for have
boad nd, andm
Ge renville, three
reo are hatrurban
MEDIATORS OF 1
These are the three South Am
t@Zg In the Meican embrogUo. Tb
)AIsters MuJica of Chile and Nao
Pickens Route 4
Frank Norris attended pray
Frank Bradley and sister HE
ter attended pieachinz at Grifl
Esly Lynch of Oolenoy secti<
attended preaching at Grif
Miss Eloise Hayes of Picke
attended preaching at Grifi
Miss Cora Edens of Oolen<
attended preachin at Griffin la
Miss Addie Anthony of Gree
rille attended preaching at Gr.
John E. Day and wife we
the guests of Bob Brown ai
Earl Brown and wife of Pic
ens visited E. M. Morgan ai
Miss Lonie Reeves of Picke
ted to buy a silk 2
o to a hardware s
2d go to an under
ependable shoes of
, we have about t
state, and our cu
;' study of leather
now the best ma
;' facilities, we are
akes are none too
your wants, no rr
e can't do it.
~tre made on sensil
d by salesmen y
them "miss a sa
shoes to fill ever:
ylish pumps for e
strongly built one
ome, make out a
house to the bab3
, and that PLAC]
m Washington sti
looking for you.
Cedar Rock News
Mrs. Susan Farmer is visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Walker Roper at
Edward Robins of Greenville
spent the week- end here with
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. N. Hays
have just returned from a visit
to relatives near Se..eca.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Dean Single
ton spent the week-end with
Mrs. Duckworth, in Easley.
Miss Sallie Singleton of,West
minster. is visiting her brother,
A. W. Singleton at.present.
Mrs. Dock Hester and child
ren of Lenhardt' were visiting
Will Hester and wife recently.
.Robert Porter and wife spent
the week-end with Mr. and Mrs.
John Perry Porter. near Pendle
Mr. Frank Barnett and wife
of Taylors, were the guests of j
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Barnett Sun
Rey. R. S. Saunders of Mt
Airy, Ga.. filled his regular ap- (
pointment at Cedar Rock Sun
. Algood Moon and wife of the i
Secona section. were the guests ]
of Abner Looper and family.]
Austin Whitmire and Hovey
Singleton. of the Dacusville
burg were visiting A. White
Singleton last week. I
Mrs. Bettie Robinson and I
little daughter, Kate, of Green
ville, spent the week-end with (
her daughtor, Mrs. John W. .
Mrs. Willie Hendricks and
daughter, Miss Mae. and Miss
Eula Looper of Easley, were
visiting at Mr. and Mrs. John
Anthony Sunday. REXIE.
Pickens Route 5
Miss Katoma Crenshaw spent
Sunday with Miss Nora Kelly.
Haves Daner and wife spent
Sunday withEdNelson and wife.
Miss Essie Breazeale and hei
friend worshipped at Six Mile
D. A. Parrott and dIughter,
Miss Maud, worshipped at Six
D.- Finley aid Tommie Trot
ter-attended Sunday school at
Miss Maud Parrott spent: one
evening last week with Miss
Mrs. Pierce Hanner spent last,
week at the home of Mr. and~
Mrs. Erwin Breazeale.
Little Miss Thelma Parrott is
spending a few days with 'her
sister, Mrs. Seagel Bolding.
Miss Maxie Martin isespending'i
her vacation with her sister,Mrs. 1
E. .E Norton of Pickens.
Vernon Jones of Oolenoy spent
Saturday night and' Sunday
with his cousin, Taylor Jones.
R. Durham and wife of Pick-.
ens spent Saturday night and
Sunday with J. E. Durham and
Claud Bqwling and family of
Greenvillehas been spending the
past week with homefolks and
Come on, ye Sentinel corre
spondents! Send in the news.
We are glad to hear from youn
Missionary at Pickens View
Miss Cleo Young. a mision
ary lady from Africa, will de
liver a niissionary aadress at:
Pickens View, the new Wesley-:
an church, on next Saturday
night, the 16th. The public is:
cordially invited to attend.
Cure For Stomach Disorders
Disorders of the stomach may
be avoided by the use of Cham
berlain's Tablets. Many very
renharkable cures have been ef
fected by these tablets. Sold
by all dealers.-Adv.
"Best for all walks of LiI
Easy mind and easy feet:
co-partners iri the big busin
of life. Big things are seld
done in a pinch. Equip yc
self for success. Life's r
goes to the foot-fitted, riot
fleet-footed. The man v
wears Piedment Shoes is kt
fitted. He stands squar<
walks briskly and has the sn
that wins. His shoes are ri:
from every point of view
02 "Where theBi
Mr. Claude Rogersdied la
week onroute 4; Eley. He
was about 28 years of age 0i* -s
leaves a widow and three cbl:
very large con
light, when alh
E. V. Babb preiiied ai -
nent in Easley
t was learned t rAmV.
iome of Mrs. A.W Folgir
)n fire, The house was e
3letely destroyed with nearlysil
;he household ods
J ust after thIn wching ser.
rice Sunday i
nth church, near
iouseof Mr. Ma*
ias burned Wi
hildren were in o
Mr. James, Hff-U
o SouthCare in
low with Mr.
welcome them W
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nanrend to e1
f HoneaPath. Mr.
aarey met e,
u'mbia, whe ey
-ed last wee X
Wrs. Ida Greene,
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:hurch, in Adp
nand Ho. ene
m audince. The
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ig Shoe Hangs Out"