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Eat 58Second L~las
Ther. 4The Progressive
4ah, both for $1.50
not responsible for the
ty not As and tributes of respect of
One h rds wilt be printed f rt
4. Al over that number must be pahl
or h e of one cent a word. Cash to
pay nserl P. Cards of thanlksimub
r 0 -half cent a word.
Next stop; Easter.
'Tis now time to pull the bull-cord
over that mule.
We imagile, the Rev. Mr. Blizzard
would make a hit in summer revivals.
Foll9wing the lead of Petrograd, Lon
lon is said to be going dry. My word!
Seems as though the provisional pres
idents of Mexico have run out of pro
Ex-President Taft says "1916 looks
good tome." So did 1912, but it looked
different later in the season.
Be like a ball player. The thing he
is always working for is home.- -Gaff
ney Ledger. And some are bnsemen.
An exchange asks "What is beer?"
We don't know, but send us along a
bottle and we'll do our best to find out
Booker,.Ohl Booker! We noticed in
a paper the other day about "Mr. Hap
py Boozer of Prosperity." Whaddye
know about that?
President Wilson has a-plenty to keep
him busy without Baby Sayre and con
gress. There's the European war and
Mexico, for instance.
We notice that a fellow named Gon
zales was m*anager of the champion ball
team of Cuba. It wasn't our Colonel,
but we bet he could a-done it, too.
'Tis said that music has charms to
soothe the savage breast, but the only
music the "civilized" savageqof Europe
hear is the music of ghot an hell.
Headline in Hearst's nda. Ameri
can: "Why there are so many nut."
If anybody knows it is Mr. Hearst. He
has a good-sized bunch working for him.
A Greenville lawyer has announced
his candidacy for solicitor in 1916. Hie
should be vaccinated. Running for- of
fice in South Carolina is becoming epi
Some newspapers are madl with Mr-.
Bryan because he did not resign wheni
they reported that he wrould; and now
they are "wishing" a nervous break
down on him.
"Brazil wants to borrow $15,000).000,"
* reads a headline." And occording to
the daily papers there are about 15,
* 000,000 people in this country wvho wvouldt
like to borrow 15 cents.
The treasury department is going to
issue five hundred million dollars in new
money to be sent out to the federal re
serve banks. That's more change than
we have had about our clothes since last
A burglar robb JaDu.Dna'
and got tou ~ '"a postoice in Texas
~1 cents, says the Anderson
aBooker of the Spartanburg
Journal might say, which shows the
damphoolishness of robbing a Texas!
Those boltingDemocratic sinators who
defeated the ship purchase bill won't
have much of a vacation. They will be
kept busy explaining their action on
this important measure to the peop~le
It's all wrong, Horace. President
Wilson ,'asde a grave error in appoint
ing that commissionl to investigate the
Rockefeller ,thg Sage, the Carnegie and
other foundatio'l. '' e should have
given the whole thing over to the editor
*of the New York Sun. He intimates
that much himself.
It's a short, short way to complete
drouth in No'th Ca'lIny now. After
April 1 the thirsty ones can have only
one quart of whiskey every two weeks.
Hialf a gallon a month isn't worth fool
ing with, say the Morally Stunted.- But
)lstenl They can'get ten gallons of the
d . tnk that made Milwaukee famous!
Our Weekly Riddle-Why is The Pick
ensSentinel like the blood of a healthy
man? Because it has a good ci rculation.
L dBeautiful PRES]
-~~ SAVEI T HE 001t
* ~ FOR OATADOGUEI DEBORI
~,, WHIOH OAZ4B~flAD F(
Let me live in the house
Where the race of i
They are good, they are
Wise, foolish-so ai
Then why should I sit in
Or hurl the cynic's L
Let me live in a house b]
And be a friend to n
"Eat more corn bread," a(lvises the
Anderson Mail. We are consuming all
we can get, but we're short on butter
milk, and corn pone ain't much without
a chaser of that. sort. Booker, got any
Anderson Mail wants to know "What
has blecome of the old-fashioned boy who
wanted to go harerooted about this time
of year?" Oh. he's a-standin' on the
corner a-snokin of a cigaroot and a
wenrin' of a red tie and got on a pair of
yaller low-cut shoes and speckled socks
with his pants rolled up so's you can see
'em. Haven't you seed him yit?
"Did vou ever hear a preacher pray
for the newspapers?" asks the Colum
bia Record. The expert evagelists of
the Billy Sunday variety prey on the
newspapers but overlook the Fourth
Estate in their prayers. Which re
minds us that the Rev. Billy never
would have got anywhere at all had it
not been for the free advertising they
gave him. In the South he would have
been in the "Holy Jumper" class.
Watchful waiting has about come to
an end in Mexico, according to a Wash
ington dispatch, which says: "Presi
dent Wilson has determined that all the
rival factions in Mexico shall be com
p)elled, if necessary, not only to respect
the lives and property of foreigners,but
to insure freedom of commercial inter
:ourse between the United States and
ts southern neighbors." Europe on one
ide and Mexico on the other keeps
Jncle Sam quite busy.
While congressmen have' gone home
'o rest up for a period of some nine
nonths the )resident and secretary of
tate are compelled to remain and hold
lown the lid. How it can be done with
>ut the valuable (?) assistance of some
>f the astute members of both branches
>f the national legislature is a mystery
-- to them. But, then, they can go home
mud roast the administration through
.heir home papers, and it has already
)een started in some quarters, more's
Samuel Bowles, editor and publisher
>f the Springfield (Mass.) Republican,
me of the most influential newspapers in
\merica, (lied at his-home last Sunday..
Ie is described as a Now:England think
~r aund idealist. Hie wvas the fourth of
uis.inapne and wvas descended from a long
jne of printers and editors, he having
ieen edlucated. especially for the news
)apei' business. The passing of Mr.
Bouwles is a dlistinet loss to American
iournalism, of which he was a brilliant
WeT( hope that English block -
ide we r'ead so much about is
)LttrI t gj~'- en..u cont
We are greatly wvorried ab~out
the conditionl of Br1o. A. L. Gos
sett's eyes. We undlerstand that
he is forced to make numerous
visits to an Anderson occu list on
account of had (or good?) eye
Congressman WVyatt Aikeni
has sent us about twentyv-flve
copies of a booklet entitled "Thel
Road D~rag and How It Is Used.''
It is issued as a farmers' bulle
tin b~y the UJ. S. department of
agriculture and1 Is very interest
ing and1 instructive, also illus
trated. Anyone can have a
copy hvY calling at The Sentinel
A member of the general as
sembly from a nearby county
comes across with a near-cham
pion hardluck story: A fter help
in,. to pass the new gallon-a
month law at the last meeting
of the state legislature he came
home and ordered two barrels of
stuff that made Milwaukee fa
mous. The goods did not arrive
until the day the new law went
into effect and the legislature
man was unable to get it. He
waited one day too long to order
E~NTS for YOU :
rPONS OUT OF
~o., New Orleans
BING T HE NIOE T HINGS
)R LUZIANNE COUPONS
RGOed Al heTimne
by the side of the road,
men go by
bad, they are weak, they
the scorner's seat,
r the side of the road
-SA1x W. Foss.
"Honey Boy" Evans
There passed to the Great Be
yond recently one - of Nature's
noblemen, George Evans, knowri
the world over as '"Honey Boy'
Evans. He was the author .ol
and sung the song entitled "I'1
Be True to My Honey Boy," anc
imany others, but it was this lasi
song that gave him the name
Liberality without ostentatior
was one of "Honey Boy's'
2haracteristics, and he nevel
urned away an appeal that waE
Leserying. He was known tc
accomplish many deeds of char.
Ity that ho wished to remain un
known, but his good deeds found
him out. He was a gentlemar
actor; in his performances ori
the stage there was never 9
3mutty expression, never a
word passed his lips that would
)ffend the most exacting womar
>r child who 'ever attended v
theatre. He never smoked oi
used tobacco in any form, thc
a half-smoked cigar he alway
used in his stage makeup; h<
never touched.,a drop of liquor
and altogether he was a mos
charming man, both on and of
the stage. He made thousand
laugh and enjy themselves an<
forget their t r o u bI e s. Hov
many of us can say as much
Peace to his ashes.
N. 0. Cothran
Mr. N- 0. Cothran, a forme:
citizen of Pickens county, die(
at his home near Greenville Feb
17, in his 47th year. His' bod3
was bren ht to Pickens and in
terrel in the Secona cemetery
TPhe funerai services were con.
dlucted b~y his pastor, Rev. F. S.
Mr. (iothr'an was born ini
Oconee county, but spent a great
part of his life in Texas. He
came to this county when only
ai young man and was marrie~d
to Miss Janie Field, the eldest
laughter of Mr, and Mrs. 0. P.
F'ield. Mr. Cothran leaves a
wife and1 child to mourn his
leath. He was a useful mem
)et of the Baptist church and his
rresence is missed at City View
~hurch, wvhere he held his mem
ils life was characterized by
nany noble traits of character.
Elis beautiful spirit and genial
.30mpanionship will be missed
imong his many friends.
The thirty-eighth annual con
vention of the South Carolim
Sunday School association wil
1be held in the city of Newberry
A pril 20-22. This convention bidi
f air to be one of the most uniqu<
and helpful conventions eve1
held in the state. The themeo01
the convention Is "Religious Ed
uication." The convention wil
b)e characterized, by the gather
ing together of .the best educa
tional and religious talent of th4
state. New berry is preparing ti
entertain in her usual hospitabi
manner four hundred delegates
4 number of social functions ir
connection: with the conventiom
are being planned.
Dear Biscuit, I love you;
I know you are nice;
But I can't afford you
At your present price.
So go on to Europe,
Supplying war's neeods;
The spring will soon be hero,
And I can eat weeds.
The Indiana legislature. killet
101 bills in 15 mInutes. This al
most makes us regret all th
harsh things we have said abou
Deafness Cannot Be Cured
roach the dieased portion ofth eatn
an tha is yo constituionarl rerneie
Deafnessios cusdbya infamed cod
ohian Tube. When this fube is inflame<
ha e runb is toentirely cosed
Deafness is the result, and unless tho in
tube restoredl tob tkn oa conditio
hearingu wilte destroyed forover; i
Which is nhigbutuan Inflamed condi
Pleasant Grove News
The farmers of this section
are beginning to prepare their
lands for another crop. The
cotton acreage will be decreaop4
We are glad to state to Ie
public that Willie Cox, who has
been confined to his room for a
long time, is improving.
G. R. Mayfield of Marietta
route 2 was among the visitors
in this section one day last week.
George is a good talker and is
D. L. Barker is erecting for
himself a nice barn.
Jimmie - Phillips, who has
been spending a few months
with D. L. Barker, returned to
his home in Greenville last week.
Mr. King, a bridge contractor,
is now building a bridge across
Saluda river near Carson's mill.
Sammie Looper of Pickens
was a business visitor in this
section last week.
Wade Batson of Marietta was
in this section on business last
Revenue officers (ureton and
LaBoon of Pickens were thru
this section week before last,
and it is reported that they de
stroyed one or two stills.
Well, Mr. Editor, as news is
very scarce I will ring off for
this time by sending many con
gratulations to you and your
bride. With best wishes.
Miss Maybelle Mauldin enter
tained a large number of her
friends at a candy party on the
evening of Friday, Feb. 28. Af
ter games and contests were par
ticipated in the guests were
ushered to the dining room where
mixed candies were served by
the hostess. Pianb selections by
the different guests and progres
sive conversation was the chief
3 feature of the evening. At a
i late hour the guests departed
r for their homes.
? Another enjoyable event of
the younger set was the fruit
party given by the Misses Cook
on March 2. After the guests
had all arrived many games
were indulged in, after which
piano, violin and madolin selec
tions were rendered by Misses
Cook, Hunter and Billingsly.
At a late hour the couples were
invited into the dining room
where a bountiful fruit supper
was served. A number of out
of-town guests wvere present.
Another affair much enjoyed
by the young social set was the
fruit party given at the home of
Mr. andI Mrs. Larkin Phillips
last Tuesday evening. Music
a n d progressive conversation
was the chief amusement of thei
evening's pleasure. The house
was beautifully3 decorated thru
out wvith ferns, potted plants,
and .jonquils. Af ter an hour or
more of real fun the doors of the
dining room were thrown open,
where the guests were served to
a bountiful repast. ..
This occasion wasfrnnesely
enjoyed by all p,,Went.
Miss Louise&hodes, an attract
lveJ yflag lady of Suwanee, Ga.,
visited her brother, M. C. Rhodes,
at Norris last wveek.
(Too late for last week)
Business is picking up in this
part, some buildings going up.
Mr. D. F. Kay is adding an
other room to his residence.
Mr. J. J. Dallis and farnily of
Ware Shoals visited Mr. and
Mrs. 3. L. Davis Sunday.
Mr. 0. 0. Wilson and family
were also among the visitors at
. Glen wood Sunday.
Prof. Thomas Carter of Green
> wood county is teaching a sing
3 ing class of some 60 odd at
Mrs. S. J. Meadows and daugh
teor Jessie were called a way Sun
day on account of the death of
Cashed Check For $38
Perry Durham, a merchant of
the Six Mile section of Pickens
county, lost $38 recently when
he cashed a check amounting to
$38 for a man who represented
himself as a crockery salesman.
This is the news that came to
Seneca this morning. Mr. Dur
ham, it is said, bought a small
bill of goods from the alleged
Ssalesman. As the man started
-to leave he noticed that Mr.
SDurham had a quantity of eggs,
t about 70 dozen, and mentioned
that he would like to purchase
them. A price was agreed upon
and in payment of the bill the
stranger offered a check dr'awn
on his employers. The differ
ence in the check and the price
:of the eggs was about $28 and
this amount Mr. Durham paid
in cash. Later the check Was
returned with the endorsement
that there was no such frm.
;Mr. lDurham has a warrant; for
the salesman's arrest and 'will
-make an effort to have' him ap
prehended. -Farm and Fact ry,
SMiss Peatl Fuller of Travelers
Without fear of contradicti
R. T. WOOD &
GODMAN & CO
In any of the above we
Walkover Shoes-There is very I
0 themselves an enviable Vlace. Nex
a man can feel at home in, for they
shoes that you will pay a dollar mo:
that beat all three-fifty shoes. A r
appreciate the full comfort of sumr
Zeigler Shoes and Goduman Sh
most fashionable styles of oxfords f
Ever notice the more comfortable t
That is one renson why GODMAN s
R. T. Wood & Co. Shoes for Mis
way by fitting it up with a pair of ]
Endicoft-Johnson Co. -The last
shoes made by the above company a
+ equal it for wear. If there was a b
to $3.60 for the "Rock Ribbed"'Ra
to sell for $3.50 but there is only ab
+ a $2.60 shoe for men. No better le
wear so well. Remember, they arc
More solid bargains in shoes to the
+ Money talks and it usually ta
+ Sole Agents for Walk Ove
" Machines, Iron King Stoves,
" Mitchell Automobiles.
COW AND HER PRODUCT
IThese notes are prepared by the
dairy division of Clemson College, which
will be glad to answer any questions
pertaining to dairying.]
The only safe rule for the
dairyman to follow: Test, don'ti
Prices received for dairy pro
ducts remain fairly constant.
The dairy farmer's income is
steady and he sells his product
for daily, weekly or monthly
It broadens the thinking pow-1
er's of a man to breed and de -
velop a good dairy herd.
The income from the dairy
cow is quick. Feed purchased I
and fed one day is converted In-J
to milk the next.
Buttermilk is noV only a good
beverage, buji.'nds a good medi
cinal 6It. Its nutritive value
Abhgh, two quarts being equal
in this respect to about one
pound of beefsteak.
Two pounds of grain when
fed with skimmilk or butter
milk will take the place of one
pound of butterfat for raising
calves. A pound of butterfat
will sell for thirty cents and two
pounds of grain will cost about
three or four cents.
Clean milk is milk that Is pro
duced from cows free from dis
ease and under clean conditions
and which, after having been
produced, is so handled as to be
kept free from outside contami
nation. Clean milk is one of
man's greatest boons. Dirty
milk is one of his worst enemies.
With the approach of warm
weather, farmers will have to
take special measures to keep
cream cool. There are several
good, inexpensive methods of
doing this which do not involve
the use of ice. These will be ex
plained to any one wishing it by
the Dairy Division of Clemson
Trespass notices printed on
cloth for sale at this office.
and Gall Sores
Don't take chances on the
services of a good work ani
mal by overlooking the
small scratch or luarneaa
burn. Be prepared before
Dr. Boyd's Sure-Pop
heal. If you work your hose.
Heals, any sort of skin abrasion
or ulcer. It's a guaranteed rem
edy that you can depend upon.
Money refunded if it fails to do
all we claim for It. Large box 25c.
Fror Sale by
*Pickens Drug Co.,
-Pickens, S. C.
take Life's Walk Easy"
:n we say that we have the best line olshoes A the county
CO., for misses and children.
for medium price ladies shoes.
NSON.CO, the best in work shoes for men.
have prices that fit the pockei as well as the foot.
ttle to be said about Walkover shoes and slippers. They have won for
t as to wearing quality, they have proved themselves trusty friends that
are comfortable and easy. Lastly, they talk to your pocket book. $5.00
e elsewhere; $4.00-shoes that equal other fve dollar shoes and $8.50 shoes
ian who doesn't get his feet into a pair of' Walkover low-cuts, doesn't
ies for Women-Any woman can please herself in footwear here. The
md the best thing in slippers are here to select from in the Zeigler line.
ie shoe, the better is apt to wear-the strain is properly distributed.
hoe wears; it fits well wears where it is meant to wear, and so wears well.
aes and Children-A oung girls foot is naturall tt Keep it that
t. T. Wood Shoes. hey wear just as well as they10oT.
word in work Shoes for men and boys. We carry a complete line of work
nd we will give you our word, we have never seen anything that will
etter line we would get it. We have them in plow shoes' from $1.76 up
ilroader. There are a great many shoe manufacturers that make a shoe
rut one that makes a $3.50 shoe. Then we have a stronj proposition in
athers have been tanned than goes in Endicott Shoes-that's why the
equally as strong in boys shoes, ranging in price from $1.25 to $3.0.
square foot than you can find elsewhere in the county.
THORNLEY & 00.
Hats and Gents' Furnishing Goods a Specialty
r Shoes, Hawes Hats, Carhart Overalls, New Home Sewing
Chase City and Babcock Buggies, Mitchell Wagons and
Preserve Your Meat. With
When you get ready to hang your meat let us
sell you a jug of liquid smoke. It will give it an ex
cellenit flavor and keep off insects.
welHow is that horse or mule? If he is not doing
weltry one of our medicated salt brick on him. Only
We want all the good. buth can ef~lso.
* chkvaas eggs, peanuts',"and all kinds of grain. We
need at present 20 bushels of pop corn. If you have
4any for sale see us.
We appreciate your business and wili try td treat
4you right. Come to see us.
Craig Bros. Co.
Pickens, . . . South Carolina
-Is now running 8.92-2.93-1.28, and
is absolutely dry. It is by far the
:best Fertilizer on the market for
iAnderson Phosphate -& Oil Co.
Anderson, S. C.
SEE W. B. FREEMAN
O ur N e i ghb o rs. Roo st er
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