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TEAM NOW S']
Colie Seaborn Awa
Clearly outclassing all oppon
and showing superior speed,
CO nd endurance, the Pickens
school track team won
nru' lace in the State Inter
High ool track meet hold in
Columb st Friday, scoring
33 points, afn re awarded the
Sylvan cup. C ral high school
of Greenville wo second place
with 25 points id Clio third
with 12 points.
Colic Seaborn s easily the
star of the meet, Ncoring 23
points for his team, beides win
ning third place in the oratorical
contest the night before.
Thirty-seven schools through
out the .state were represented.
In presenting the trophy cup to
Colie Seaborn, who. received it on
- behalf of the winning team,
Prof. Baker of the University of
South Carolina said that.Colie
Seaborn had not only won hon
ors for himself but for his school,
his town and his county.
The meet was one of the fast
est and best ever held, two rec
A ords being established that will
be hard to beat-discus throw
and high jump.
The Pickens track team is
composed of the following boys:
Colle Seaborn, Charley Curtis,
Oliver Boggs, Steen Looper and
Pickens was represented by
perhaps the largest. crowd of
rooters of any school in the state
The State, in speaking of the
meet, has the following to say:
"Events of tle SOuth Carolina
Intercollegiate High school track
meet held yesterday in.Colum
bia broke one national interscho
lastic record and two Southern
"Colie Seaborn of Pickens,the
individual star oi the day,threw
the junior discus 153 feet four
inches,which is three four inches
better thai a record of '150 feet
even, made by L. Whitney of
Worcester academy in a meet in
New Y ork, June 17, 1911. This
same young man (Seaborn) ran
the 100-yard dash in 10 2-5 sec
onds; won first placeinthe pole
vault; did the 220-yard dash in
* 23 1-5 seconds, and .won second
place in tliexur ping broad jump.
He madg 4,tLIo ~23*.oints and.
his team .1 M Pich~ens High
school, won first place in the
meet. With 33 .points Pickens,
its first year. in the meet, won
first place largely through the
work of young Seaborn."
Tfhe records of the meet fol
100-yard dash: Seaborn (Pick
ens), first,.:102-5 seconds;. Heus
tiss (Clio), second; Hlough (Lan
Shot put: . Willis (W'estmin
ster), first, 36 feet one-half inch;
Looper (Pickens), second; Storey
880-yard race: McManaway
(Greenville),. 2 minutes 23 sec
onds; Boggej.(Rickens), second;
Wright (Batesbord), third.
Discus: Seaborn (Pickens),
t, 153 feet 4inches; Lawrence
), second; McManus (of
run: Szabo (Green
53-5 seconds; W at
?4 &lr ji ard (Furman
oted h i tenville,
Trespass notldes prhf~lW
cloth for sale at this offiee
OLD TROPHY CUP
rded Third Place in
At and Stars in Track
In the oratorical contest held
in the University chapel on last
Thursday night Colic Seaborn
of the Pickenslifigh school was
awarded third place. Dakyns
Stover of theCentralHigh school
of Greenville was the winner of
first place and Edwin Quattle
baum of Columbia won secotit
place. Thirty-seven schools were
represented. Thursday after
noon the representative3 of the
different schools were divided
into squads and the two best
from each squad was chosen for'
the finals that night-ten men
being in the finals. In his
squad Colic Seaborn won first
place. 'The speakers spoke by
number so that there might be
no criticism of the judges' de
cision. -they not knowing where
the ma'n was from.
The 'people of Pickens are
justly proud of the honors won
by their representatives both in
the oratorical contest and in the
track meet. .
When a telegram came last
Friday evening announcing that
the Pickens High school track
team had won first place in the
South Carolina Interhigh school
athletic contest held in Colum
bia a thrill of enthusiasm swept
over the town and reached its
zenith when the train arriveml
Saturday bringing the youthful
heroes home. Greeted by hun
dreds of school children and cit
izens the track team, joined in a
procession, headed by Prof. Mel
ton B. Lewis and Colic Seaborn,
the star athlete, marched from
the station up Main street to the
,court h9use square, with the
gold loving cup in their posses
sionion. Speeches were made
by several leading citizens, and
the members of the team were
not left in doul)t as to the ap
preciation of the people bf Pick
ens for the superior work on
their part in winning such a
complete victory, thus placing
Pickens and Pickens county
more prominently and..irmlygon
Every member of the Pickens
team entered finals.
It takes the mountain county
boys to bring the bacon home.
The Pickens high school now
holds the county cup and the
state championship cup.
Colic Seaborn is not only an
athletic par excellence, but he is
"some" orator also, as his record
The team and "rooters from
Easley, after seeing their chance
so slim, were loyal to the home
Colie Seaborn won the great
est number of points ever won
by one man in the high school
The trophy cups now in per
manent possession of the Pick
ens school can be seen in the
window of the Keowee Phar
McQueen of Clio bids fair to
establish a new world's record in
the high jump, clearing the bar
at six feet one inch. He has two
more year's in the high school.
urtels, Q liver Boggs,
er and Hanhsel 1131vens
e good records in their
and without their points
ip would have gone else
'' Thej members of the track
team are loud in their praise of
the Carolina boys and the en
tertainment they received. Ca-.
sey Porter was u'ntiring in his
efforts for their entertainment,
as well as for their success on
the field. Olarence Mann, an
other Pickens county boy apar
olina, helped to entortatn the
Liberty Locals -
Drs. W. A. Sheldon and J. E.
Allgood have gone to Green wood
|to attend the medical meeting
Dr. W. M. Long made a pro
fessional visit to Central last
' L. A. Boggs has returned from
a business trip to Atlanta, Ga.
W. H. Harrison, iaveling
salesman, is at home to spend
the week-end with his family.
J. A. McWhorter was in Co
lumbia last week attending the
old soldiers' reunion.
Prof. W. S. Richburg, accom
panied by Lyde Richburg, John
Watkins and Sam Riggins, went
to Columbia and entered the
state oratorical and athletic con
test last week.
Messrs. W. H. Chapman,.P.
C. Cartee and Jambs Chardy
made a business trip to Ander.
son last week.
L. C. Posey went to Spar
tanburg last week.
Miss Ina Callaham assisted in
the high school while Professor
Richburg was in Columbia.
J. Sam Wilson, one of Pick
ens county's largest farmers,
was in town on business last
Senator W. T. O'Dell was a
business visitor to our little city
Rev. J. C. Bailey attended the
state Sunday school convention
held in Newberry last week.
George H. Anderson has re
signed as superintendent of the
Maplecroft mills to accept a po
sition with the United States
government department of agri
culture in cotton classing and
T. C. Curry has been promot
ed from night superintendent to
superintendent -of Maplecroft
S. A. Mahaffey has accepted
the position of night superin
tendent at Maplecroft mills.
The next union meeting of
the Pickens association will meet
with the Peters Creek church
the fifth Sunday in May and,'
Saturday before. The following
program will be used: .
Saturday, 10 a. m.-Devotion
service by J. P. Robinson; 10.30,
organization; 10.40, the qualifi
cations and duties of a pastor,
by J. A. Griffin and J. R. Con
nelly; 11, the qualifications and
dtuties of deacons, by Rev. D.W.
Hiott and Rev. Hunnicutt; 2 p.
mn., Interpretation of 1 Cor.6-12,
by Rev. Hunnicutt; miscellane
ous business; adjournment.
Sunday, 9.30 a. m.-Prayer,
and praise service, led by WV. E.
Nelson; 10, a talk on the Sun
day school lesson by C. E. Rob
inson; 10.30, song service for 15
minutes; 10.45, discussion of the
church covenant, led by J. T.
Taylor; 11.15, song service, 10
minutes; 11.25, missionary ser
mon by Rev. D. W. Hiott or his
alternate, Rev. Hunnicutt.
The afternoon will be devoted
to pr~tise service. Some of the
leading singers will be present.
Every church in the associa
tion is requested to send a full
delegation, and the speakers on
the foregoing subjects are urged
to be present and fill .the places
assigned them. Ex. Coxi.
Colie Seaborn has the honor of
holding the national record for
the junior discus throw. His
record of 153 feet 4 inches will
stand as a national r'ecord until
T1he members of the track
team will be the honor guests at
a banquet to be given Friday
day night, May 7, b~y the young
men of the town. The medals
will be presented to the winners
and the ti'ophy cup will be pre
sented to the school.'
Among. those who attended
the track meet in Columbia last
week were: Dr. J. L. Valley,
J. N. Edens,Hagood Bruce,Syd
ney Bruce,Fletcher Porter,Mack
Christopher, Harrison Edens, J.
H. 0. McDaniel, A. S. Porter,
Mr'. and Mrs. Weldon Christo
p her, Mrs. T. L. Bivens Miss
Grace McDaniel, Harry hobin
son, Ralph Hester, Ralph Gil
strap, Prof.' Melton, Gary Hiott,
Whitsett Hiott, besides the
Pickens county boys at Carolina.
The lad with the long haji' was there
with the gooda.
Mt. Carmel News
.Mr. Editor: We think that I
you will take a day' 6ff, borrov
a fish-hook and come over an
spend a day on the Saluda rive
fishing for carp, then you wil
-be able to finish that spring poen
you began to write when th<
snow came. We can't promisi
that you will catch anything,bul
the experience, you know, ii
worth a great deal, especially t<
a man in the poem-writing busi
The farmers seem to hav
about completed their first seig<
of battle and are now taking ,
brief respite until the next etag<
of the battle is on, which will b(
just as soon as a good rain comes
The school as this place closei
a most successful term of soyer
months last Friday, with Mis
Margaret Attaway of Pickens aE
pripcipal. The ehrollment wa
about 60 scholars. As this schoo
is only a branch of Dacusville
we consider this a aood record
Miss Geneva Looper of Loop.
er's Gin spent a few days lasi
week with her cousin, Miss Lelki
Henry'Lathem. J.T. Pace and
Miss Nannie Holcombe have re
turned to tht ir homes from thc
Tigerville high school.
Last Saturday evening the
Cross Plains Embroidery club
was delightfully entertained at
the home of Mrs. M. W. Hester.
A large attendanceof the mem
bers was present. Ref reshments
were served after a social hour.
Mrs.'B. D. Lathem and chil
dren are spending a few days a'
her parents, near Looner's Gin.
The next choir practice at Mt.
Carmel will be the second Sat.
urday night in May.
The following Pickens county
men were sentenced by Judge
Johnson last week. -at Federal
court in Greenville fQr violation
of the internal revenu'e laws:
Will Johnson, six months in
Oconee county jail; Earl Gal
breath, one month in Oconee
jail; Ed Chapman, one month
in Anderson jail; Will Aiken,
one month in Pickens jail; Gro
ver Griffin, four months in Pick
ens jail; Jake Lewis, 2 months
in Pickens jail; Guy Bowie, two
months in Oconee jail; Bud Mas
ters, one month in Pickens jail;
Early Chapman, two months in
Oconee .ail; Tom Powell, one
month in Abbeville jail; Rich
Reeves, one month in'Abbeville
jail; Al Ramey, four months in
Miss Louise Ligon of Ander
son is visiting Mrs. A. B.
Misses Mattie Finley, Lila and1
Janet Bolt attended the Bright
Christopher wvedding in Pickens
Dr. Jas. L. Biolt attended
the Sunday school convention at
Newberry last week.
Mr. W. WV. Benson and Miss
Marie Elms, accompanied the
high school boys to the state
track meet in Columbia.
Dr. C. N. Wyatt attended the
medical meeting in Green wool
Dr. J. M. Crenshaw wvas a
business visitor to Greenville thc
latter part of the week.
Mrs. W. F. Hendrix speni
Sunday as the guest of him
daughter, Mrs. Geo. E. Keith.
Dr. and Mrs. L. F. Crenshaw~
spent the week-end wvith theji
sister, Mrs. WV. (!. Smith of
Mr. and Mr's. Thos. J. Keiti
were the Sunday gnests of thei:
sister, Mrs. Mark Jones.
An automobile party consist
ing of Misses Olive Jones and
Jessie Beat rice Edens, Messrs
Jones and Williams r'ecenth,
made an afternoon trip to Chich
Springs. T1hey report the road:
in an excellent condition.
T1he younger set enjoyed
musical recently at the hospit
able home of Mr'. and Mrs. Wad
Dr's. Valley and Robinsot) o
Pickens were In this vicinity or
professional buslness last week
-Mr. Batson of Marietta was
recent business visitor to thi:
Looking For Bad Negro
f Piokens officers have received
v word from Grieenville to be on
I the lookout for a negro who has
r bad scars on both cheeks and no
I mustache. It Is said the negro
i is t'aveling toward the moun
3 tains of the upper part of the
2 county. .
The following dispatch from
3 Greenville tells of the crime the
> negro is wanted for.
Greenville, April 25.--Sheriff
Hendrix Rector and a posse Is
scouring the upper end of Green
ville county and part of Pickens
in search of a negro, who on
Saturday night; is alleged to
have entered the home of a
white woman near Traveler's
Rest, in the upper section of
this county, and after commit
ting an awful crime, robbed the
house. The negro is said to
have called.in the afternoon and
talked to tWe woman and asked
where herihusband whs. He is
said to have retired to the woods
until dark and then entered the
house. A negro suspect was ar
rested early this morning by the
sheriff, but he was not the man,
according to the woman. She
I said the negro had bad scars on
both cheeks and no mustache.
The man caught had the scars
but a mustache. Ie also proved
a good alibi. Reports are that
the citizens in the upper part of
the county are aroused and
several have called at the jail to
know if the right negro had
been caught, promising a visit
m case he was. Sheriff Rector
announced that he would not
bring the negro here, but would
carry him to Columbia, in case
he catches him.
At Mt. Pisgah Church
On Saturday beford the second
Sunday in May Judge D. H.
Russell of An(lerson will deliver
the memorial ad(lress at Mt.
On Sunday at II a. m. Rev.
David M. Ramsay, 1). 1). presi
dent of Greenville Woman's
college, will preach. This will
be the thirty-ninth anniversary
of Pastor Hiott with that church.
Dinner will be served on the
ground and the afternoon will
be spent inl singing.
Prof. R. McDutlie Holding,the
well-known gospel singer of
Pickens will be there.
At Cross Roads Church
rThu.rsay, May .., wA'ill be
Decoration Day for the old sol
diers at Cross Roads church.
The exercises will begin at 10O:30
1. Opening exercise by the
3.Dcorations. Capt. 13. C.
Johnson will have charge of the
01(1 soldiers and wvill or'der the
During the afternoon the old
soldiers will give their experi
ences during the war.
Every old soldier and the U.
D. C's. are cordially invited.
To the Far West
Messrs. Jack Lewis, Theron
Hester, Ivey Kelley, Wilson
Watt and W alter Kelley lef t last
Thursday for Dillon, M~ontana,
where they expect to make their
future home. On last Monday
Messrs. Claude Keasler, Guy
Thomas and - Murphy left
for the same state. Some of
themi have made their homes in
the West before, others are try
ing it for the first time. We re
gret to see thcse sturdy young
men leave their native county,
but wish for them success and
happiness in their adopted state.
IJust before leaving for Mon
tana last Thursday Mr. Ivey
Kelley was married'to Miss Vir-~
ginia Allen of Central.
Mountain Grove News
Everybody is ab)out through planting
now in this section, and hunting andl
fishing is the ordler of the day.
Rev. Charley Atkinson filled his regu
arappointment at Monntain Grove last
Sunday and a fine sermon was deliverec.
Mr. Ray Lynch of Qolenoy section
spent Saturday night wvith his friend,
-Misses Vessie and Lillie Lewis vis
itedl their cousins, Misses Inez, and
Katfe-CGillespie, Sunday, andl the girls
report a good time.
-Messrs. Hovey Graviey and Ernest
SPace took dinner with Eugene Gillespie
a last Sunday.
Norris News Items
Here I come again after being
absent for several Weeks.
The health of this communit.
is very good with the exception
of a few cases of mumps.
The Norris graded s c h o oI
closed a very successful term
last Friday, with closing exer
cises. After several drills, dia
logues and other exevoises the
pupils with their teachers en
joyed a bIcnic at Phillips' pas
Miss Zoa Zeigler will leave
this week for her home in
Orangeburg. Her friends and
pupils regret her departure .but
it is hoped that she will teach
here next term.
Messrs. J. C. Garrett, R. M.
Baker and R. E. Bowen were
business visitors to Greenville.
Hon. E. P. McCravey and
several friends of Easley were
In town a short while Friday.
Mrs. M. C. Rhodes and son, M.
C. Jr., who is attending Liberty
high school, spent Friday in
Mr. Fussed, of Kings Hard
ware Co.. Atlanta Ga., was in
town Friday, while here he
called on the merchants.
Miss Minnie Sheiiff arrived
home from Taylors Monday
where she has been teaching.
Mr. Melvin Rice, son of Mr.
and Mrs. T. ). Rice is expected
home Wednesday from Rabun
Gap Industrial school. Messrs.
Lewis Mauldin and Guy Little
ton who are also students of the
same Georgia school will remain
Mr. and Mrs. William Garrett
of Six Mile visited relatives here
Miss Maybelle Mauldin made
a shopping trip to Liberty Satur
Miss Emily Zachary has re
turined- to her home in Seneca
after an extended visit to Norris
Mr. C. Howard 3irchum a
traveling man of Atlanta was
Miss M. Billingsi y has returned
to her home "Belleview" after
spending the week-end in Libor
ty the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. Ralph Gilstrap went to
see his best girl Sunday on
Libqrtv route 3.
Mis-. Clio Lathem of Green
ville spent ,he wveek-end at
"Hilrest" as the guest of Mrs.
MN. C. Rhodes.
Mr. and Mr's. R. M. Baker at
tended the funeral of Mrs.
Bakter's brother, Mr. Eugene
D~urham at Six Mile Friday.
Mr. Sam Erwvin w~ho was in
disposed last wveek is alble to be
out again to the dlelight of his
The many friends here sym
pathize with Mr. and Mrs. "Al
fred Bolding in the loss of their
baby which (died last Friday.
The internment took place at
C. G. Rowland, Ed Myers,
with L. A. Falls of Central.
motored thru townvi en route to
Liberty on business.
Among those who attendled
commencement at Six Mile last
week were: Mr. and Mirs. E.
W. Tate, C. C. Burroughs, J.
C. Garret and Ralp~h Burroughs.
Mrs. R. E. Bowen spent Fri
(lay in Liberty shopping.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Bell of the
Pleasant 11111 sectIon spent Sat
urday and Sunday her'e as the
guests of relatives.
The Misses Hunter of Liberty
spent the week-end with their
aunt Mrs. Sherm an G istrap.
Mr. and1 Mr-. Marion Roper' of
Himuters Mill spent Snunday with
their dlaughter' near CentralI.
N i.ws C.vr'eiim:.
Joe M. Finley Died Sunday
Mr. Joe M. F inley, agedl 64, dlied at
his home in Piedmont, Sunday, April 25,
andl~ was b)uriedl there the day following
his death. H~e is sur'vived by two
dlaughters and1( three sons: Mrs. Walter
Gilliard and Mrs. Essie Jones of Pied
mont; L. N. F'inley, of' Atlanta, Ga.,
D. A. Finley of Vakiosta, Ga., and1 H.
W. Finley of Anderson county.
Mr. Finley was .formerly a citizen of
Oconee county and was a nephnew of
of ex-Sheriftf Moss; also a nephew of C.
BI. Finleyof Pickens and WV. A. Fi'nley
of Anderson county.
Miss Nellie Grandy was a "visi
tor in Greenville last Friday.
Pickens Route Three
Mr. Editor: Just a little space in
your columns and we will write you a
few dots from along route 3.
LtThe health.of this section is good
wh ew exceptions;~though we are
sorry to note that Mrs. E. F. Looper
has not been enjoying good health for
the past few days, but hope she will
soon be restored to her usual good
The weather is dry and warm and
land that has not been prepared is get
ting hard. Farmers are well up with
their work and the principal part of the
corn crop was planted last week. Cot
ton planting is also over. The little
garden vegetables are needing rain, as
also is tie grain that was sown last
fall. Oats are beginning to head just
above the grouud. Dogwood blooms
ai-e putting out nicely and. soon the
small boys will be seen on the streams
with their fishing tackle in the height
of their enjoyment.
Rev. Charles Atkinson filled his reg
ular appointments Saturday and Sun
day at Mountain Grove, preaching in
structive sermons to attentive congre
We received last week the first issue
of the Farmers' Tribune, a new paper
established at Anderson. It is a spicy
and interesting journal and we hope it
will be of great benefit to the people
and live long and prosper. It is an
Altho the houi was quite early, the
Grace Methodist church was filled to its
utmost capa ity last Wednesday morn
ing, Apiril 2 , at 7 o'clock, when Miss
'Emily Brig t became the wife of Mr.
weldon Ch sto>her. Rev. W. A.
Chrstopeplr' t uncan. brother of the
groom, assisted by Rev. 'L. E. Wiirgkins,
pastor of the Methodist church, per
formed the impressive and heautiful
Tastefully #nd gracefully decorated
with quantities of ferns, potted plants
and evergreen, and the candles of many
candelabra shedding a soft glow over
all, the interior of the church was a
scene of rare beauty and charm.
To the strains of the wedding march,
played by Miss Franges Bruce,. the
bride, gowned in a handsome traveling
suit of blue garbadine, and carrying a
lovely bouquet of bride roses, entered
with her attendant, Miss Lorena Taylor,
and met the groom, who was accom
panied by his brother. Mr. G. C. Chris
topher, of Greer, as best man.
Acting as ushers were: Messrs. Ha
good Bruce, flansell Bivens, Douglas
Yongue and Mack Christopher.
The young couple left immediately for
Charleston and other points south.
The bride is ai charming and attract
ive young lady anud is indeed popular in
Pickens, where she has made her home
for several years, her former home be
ing in Northumberland, Pa.
Mr. Christopher is a son of Auditor
N. A. Christopher and is *a young man
of sterling character' and good business
qualities, being coriedilWf&jhefi
of Folger, Thorniey & Co.
The Sentinel joins their many friends
in wishing for them mrany years of
peace, happiness and prosperity.
LocalI and Pergonal
'tD. L. F Robinson attended
the SaeMedical Association in
Green wood last week.
.J. TI. Tayilor was a business
visitor to Spartan burig and
Greenville last week.
F. L. Finley attended the
funeral of his cousin Joe M.
Finley in Piedmont Monday.
Prof. Lawrence H. Bowen,
who has been teaching in North
Carolina returned to his home
near Pickens this week for the
Forest fires swvept hundreds of
acres of woodland and damaged
thousands of feet1 of timber in
the upper section of this county
Please hear in mind that Dr.
Ramsay wvilil preach at the Bap.
tist church next Sunday morn
ing and night. altho this is not
tho regular pr1each ing day.
Among Easley yisitors at the
county seat were Messrs. Tomn
Whiten, William 0. Smith, W.
M. and W. M. Hagood, Jr., and
A. Frank Wyatt.
J. T. McKinney received is
commission as rural police last
Saturday and before dayight
Sunday he had under arrest one
"transporter," a mule, wagoii
and two gallons "of blockade
Mr's '1. 0. Duckworth 'died
suddenly at her home in Brushy'
Creek towvnship, Anderson coun
'ty. She leaves a husband and
several chikfrn. Before her
marriage she as a Miss Mc
Dowell of Centra .