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OFIAL TU PICKENS SENTINEL
o'LO PICK ENS COUNTYV
PUBLISHED WEEKLY Ehntered April 23, 190 atPicken*S. eseond classsil mat* under act ofongress or Mar 1879
Establishe41871-Volume 45 PICKENS, S. C., MAY 13, 1915
Local and Personal
Squire and Mrs. W. 0. Richey
of Easlev spent Sunday in
J. H. Chapman and little
daughter Doi'a May were in
Nelson Chastain, a prominent
planter of route 1, was in town
on business Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Mann and
Mr. Claude Mann of Six Mile
were in Pickens Tuesday.
Miss Mattie Griffin spent the
last week-end with her sister,
rs. W. A. Woodruff, in Catee
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Allen, of
Piedmont, spent the week-end
with their son, T. R. Allen, in
Rev. J. C. Bailey will fill his
regular appointment a t the
Presbyterian church next Sun
day at 4 o'clock.
Rev. D. W. Hiott of Pickens
on invitation of the U. D. C's,
delivered the Memorial address
in Westminster, Monday, May
-Don't forget the county sing
ing convention to be held at I
Cross Roads next Saturday and
Sunday. It is expected to be
the best meeting of its kind ever t
held in the county.
Central route 4 correspondent
of the Liberty Gaz.atte says:
Rev. Mr. Martin, pastor of Mile
Creek church went to the Co
,lumbia hospital wherehewill be
treated for pellegra. ,His many
friends hope he shall soon be re
stored to his usual good health.
Congressman Wyatt Aiken
was in Pickens one day last :
week shaking hands with many
friends here. From present in
dications there will be about six i
candidates for his place in the
next election, but Mr. Aiken
will be hard to beat. He is look
ing exceptionally well.
J. S. Farmer has returned
from a.two weeks business trip
to Waynesville, N. C. Mr.
Farmer lived in the West for
several years, but this year will -
farm on route 5. We are al
wavs glad to see the Pickens
county boys ivho have been
. way from home come back to
M. B. Richardson, of the Leb
anon section of Anderson coun
ty, was in Pickens on business
last week. Mr. Richardson is a
Pickens county boy who has
succeeded well in his adopted
county and is one of the largest
and mnost prosperous planters in
that splendid county.
Statement of the
Located at Pickens, S. C., at th<
Loanis and DI)scouants,... .........$65,234 6
Overdrafts.......................... 289 48
Furniiture and~ Fixtures.......... ...1,824 38
Duie from lianks and Bankers.,. 1,747 40
Currener........ ............... ....r00 00
0011.d....... ........... ............120000o
Silver and other Minor Coini..........226 02
Uhecks ami~ Cnsh, ItemN,..............100 00
Other Recsources, vix............ ..69 81
Total .......... ....... .... ......$71 ,093 63
sTATE'i OW SOUTHu CAROLINA
COUNTY' 01F PICKENS.
Before mec came Jtto. U. Carey, Cashier of
ays the above and foregoing statement Is a tri
Coren t andsubscribed before mec this 10th di
A 7. 11O0GS, Directors.
~ I Z~EP
Local and Personal
Mr. John Wood of the thriving
mountain town of Salem, in
Oconee, was in Piokens a short
while last Wednesday. M r.
Wood has been a resident of
Salem more than thirty years
and postmaster there about nine
years. Salem has two rural
mail routes and is a growing
Claude, the five-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Porter of
the Pickens mill village, had the
misfortune to be accidentally
scalded while playing around
the wash place where his mother
was washing, several days ago.
A pail of boiling hot water was
spilled on his shoulder and arm
and while the wounds are very
painful, they are not dangerous.
We hope the little fellow will
3oon be entirely well.
The old soldiers' meeting at
Dross Roads church May 6 was
. great time. The gathering
was large and well behaved.
The dinner was abundant and
-ood to look upon and still bet
ber to taste. Hon. W. T. O'Dell,
Dapt. B. C. Johnson, Capt. S. T.
Pryor, Capt. James A. Griffin,
Elon. Laban Mauldin and Deacon
3. M. Looper all made short ad
Iresses. Captain Johnson was
tressed in full Confederate uni
orm of gray, in which he ex
)ects to be buried, and had
harge of the meeting. The
irls and young ladies carried
'he flowers and decorated the
raves. The people seemed to
mjov the occasion very much.
About seventy-five p eo p 1 e
cathered around the festiye
)oard at the Pickens school
1ouse Thursday evening, the
>ccasion being a banquet given
n honor of the victorious Pick
ms track team, and did homage
;o the boys who have labored so
aithfully and so well on the
ithletic field and in the school
oom. Several of the ladies of
he town prepared a most
umptuouq and delicious m11enu
n .several courses for the oc
lasion, and the guests did full
ustice to it. On this delightful
)ccasion Dr. J. L. Valley acted
is toastmaster in a nost hapuy
nanner and among those who
esponded to toasts were Prof.
I. T. Hallum, Prof. W. M.
Welton, Sam B. Craig, A. P.
)uBose, Hal W. Hiott and
loyd H. Smith. This was one
)f the happiest occasions in
?ickens in some time.
A $70,000 fire visited the city
)f Anderson last Tuesday night,
lestroyed the new $20,000 freight
lepot of the Pied mont andNorth
arn railway, the horse collar
nanufacturing plaut ot T. Q.
Anderson, two lumber ware
louses of J. E. Barton, two
freight cars of the Blue Ridge
railway and some minor prop
3rty. Insurance carried on the
property amounted to $43,000,
leaving $27,000 net, loss.
Dondition of the
close of business May 1, 1915.
)apital Stock Paid ini.... .... .... .. ...-5,00) (Il
surpius ?und............. ...... .....~ .2500
Un< iivided Profits, less Cu rrenti l-: eni.
ses and 'raxes Paid. ...... ....-iga
Dueo to Banks and hankers ..... ........-3; -21
individual Deposits Subject to) Cheek . 20,.170 21
111lls payable, iclin~g cerntilicaites
for mioney borrowed ...... ........1,000 00i
lie ablove namedu Jiantk, wh'o being dul y swvon
condition of sairl Hank:, as showni by th'e books
*y of May, 1915.
(5. S. ST'IWAlItT, Notary Punbli(c for S. C.
's House :
R. E. LEWIS, Proy
Dacusville News Items
This section was visited lasi
Friday by a good general rain,
which was needed and the
farmers are in good spirits ovei
the results of the future.
Mr. S. F. Robinson is criticaly
ill at this writing. We hope foi
him a speedy recovery.
Some three or four of the
children of Rev. J. M. Loopei
are sick at this writing undei
the care of Dr. W. M. Ponder.
Mumps are the most general
in this section of anything else,
being and has been in almost
every family in this section.
Rev. J. T. Hunnicut filleid his
regular appointment at Peter'e
Creek Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. H. A. Freeman has re
turned home after a two weekE
'visit to her daughter, Mrs. T."A.
Mr. J. A. Looper of the
Lathem section visited his broth
ers J. M. and H. A. Loover of
this sect ion last week.
Miss Addie and Ora Julian of
Easley route 6 visited theih
grandmother, Mrs. H. A. Free
man, last Thursday and Friday
returned home Saturday.
Mr. J. G. Hughes and family
of Pickens route 4 visited hI
son, J. H. Hughes, of Dacusvillc
Mr. J. E. Friddle visited Mr.
W. J. Renolds of Greenfille re
We learn that the past pastor
of Peter's Creek church, Rev. L.
H. Raines and wife, are the
proud parents of a fine baby
girl, another little missionary.
Mr. J. P. Jones of Dacusvllo
has purchased for himself a new
With best wishes to The Sen
tinel and all its readers I will
ring off. UNGLE GosH!
At Big Eastatoe Church
We attended services at Big
Eastatoe Baptist church May I
and 2, hearing two very forceful
sermons by the pastor. On Sun.
day there were song serviceE
from 10 to 11, then a very strong
sermon by the pastor, aftei
which the Lord's Supper was ad
ministered. Then a regular old
time foot-washing took place.
This was a new thing to a great
many of the young people, as
society has almost put it down.
The afternoon was spent in song
service and some excellent music
was rendered. Several leaders
and speakers were present.
One who was present.
Memorial Day at Pisgah
Memorial Day was observec
at Mt. Pisgah church last Satur
day with fitting exercises. D)
H. Russell of Anderson,who wa
to have delivered the address
wvas not present and the pastoi
made the talk.
Sunday morning Dr. David M
Ram say preached a glorious ser
mon to a great crowd. This ser
vice marked the 39th anniver
sary of Rev. D. W. Hiott's pas
torate at Mt. Pisgah. ManI
people wvere there from differen
sections of the country- Ander
son, Belton, Williamston,Pelzer
Piedmont, Greenville, Easley
Liberty, Central, Pendleton
Pickens, Six Mile,Dacusville anm
other places were represented
The pastor appreciated the flow
ers and kind words he receive(
attesting the loyalty of the peo
Prof. R. M. Bolding and W. L
Bag well in the song service ren
dered excellent music. It was h
By request of Pastor W. T~
Abbott I am giving below
short program of the homc
coming service to be held witi
Shady Grove church Sunday
May 16, the object of which i
to have all memlbers who havy
moved to other sections to com
back and enjoy a good day witl
their old home church and pec
ple. The public is cordially in
vited to come and bring dinne
and song books and come pre
pared to spend the day. Sei
vices will begin promptliv a
At 9.30 devotional exercis(
wvill be opened by IU. E. Garreti
Sermon by the pastor at 11, af t(
which a recess will be taken ft
d i n n e r. Reassemble at 1.34
Address by H. F. Wright c
christian development. , The a
ternoon will be devoted princ
pallv to song service conduct<
by Prof. J. L2. Murphree. A
singers invited. May it be
day of great rejoicing. * **
STATE NEWS ITEMS
The Clinchfield Fuel company of Spar
tanburg has secured an order for 100,000
tons of coal to be shipped to Europe in
Eighteen dogs were killed by the
Greenville police last Tuesday, their
owners not caring to pay the annual
dog tax license.
According to the report of the chief
of police of Greenville, during the month
of April 220 arrests were made in that
city and fines totaling $1,005.75 were
The Spartanburg city council has
passed an ordinance requiring every
.washerwoman or other person or firm
engaged in the launpry business to se
cure a cartificate of registration from
the city department of health. The
ordinance goes into effect June 1.
By a vote of 657 to 373, the voters of
Spartanburg last Tuesday rejected the
ordinance proposed by the Christain
Workers' league to require pool and
billiard rooms to remove all blinds,
partitions and other obstructions which
shut oft the interior from view. In the
same election Floyd L. Liles was elect
ed commissioner of public works over
J. 0. Erwin hy a vote of 757.to 304.
Clarendon county must pay $2,000 for
the death of Marion Cantey, under what
is known as the lynching statutes. The
judgment was affirmed by the supreme
court in a decision by Associate Justice
Hydrick and concurred in by all of the
justices of the court. The action against
the county was brought lagt July by
Madison Cantey, a relative. Marion
Cantey was being carried to jail, having
been arrested on a warrant charging
assault and battery with intent to kill,
when he was seized by a mob of eight
or nine men and shot to death, accord
ing to a statement filed with the court.
The action was brought by Madison
Cantey to secure "'exemplary damages
for the lynching of his intestate, Marion
Bank statements of the Pick
ens Batk, the Keowee Bank of
Pickens and the Bank of Norris,
all progressive banks.
Ayers, "Where thousands buy
their hats," has an interesting
advertisement for the ladies.
When in Greenville be sure to
call at this store.
Globe Optical Co. of Green
ville, best known opticians in
this section of the state, have a~
Porter's Barber Shop has ie
cently been greatly improved by
additional sanitary m e t h o d s.
Luzianne Coffee has a new ad
and tells a fishing tale. Read it.
J. Rowly Yown of Grcenville
route 7 has recently secured the
agency for Max well automobiles
in Pickens county and has an
advertisement in this paper.
Read it, sure.
Pride, Patton & Trilman of
Greenville, popular shoe dealers,
have an exceedingly interesting
advertisement for ladies in this
issue. T~his firm will treat you
right. They also have shoes for
every member of the family.
Several now~ advertisements in
the Special Notice column. Be
sure to read them.
The Keowee Pharmacy has an
out-of - the - ordinar y advertise
ment this week. They are giv
ing away cash coupons which
are redeemable in actual money.
Be sure to read1 this advertise
B. F. Parsons is advertising
extra special values for this
week. He has an interesting
ad, and says he can save you
from 10 to 20 per cent.
Mt. Carmel News
Everything seems to be great
ly rejoicing over the fine rain
-that camne last Friday; even the
r birds seem to sing sweeter. The
-grain crop has been badly in
jured by the continued drought,
especially the oat crop.
M. W. Hester has a very good
stand of cotton.
S A large Crowd attended ser
. vices here the first Sunday. H.
. Dean Singleton, a prominent
r layman of the Enon section, as
.sisted the pastor ini raising' a
. good contribution for home and
t foreign missions.
The young people are having
asome good singing in their choli
practice Saturday nights. T1h<
~r next will be the fifth Saturda.3
). Several small forest fires oc
n curred last week when the win<
r- was blowing so hard. No bi
I. damage wvas done, however.
~d As no one has had time to e
.11 visiting recently we will ring; of
a and fix a 'tater patch..
. . FARMlER BILLr.
Oolenoy News Items
Among those shopping in
Greenyille recently are Mes
dames J. A. Hendrix, S. B.
Edens, Misses Mae Jones and
The many friends of Mrs.
Thos. J. Keith regret that she
has been indisposed for the past
Misses Pearl Southerland and
Viola Hendrix, pupils' of the
Piclgens graded school were with
their home folks for the week
Messrs. Chastain and sister
were the Sunday guests of
Misses Hallie and Pearl Jones.
Our enterprising merchant,
S. B. Edens, has recently pur
chased a four-passenger car.
Pastor Hiam mond and Rev.
Dean Crane were entertained
Saturday night at the very hos
pitable home of Hon. and Mrs.
Matthew Hendrix. Rey. Crane
filled the regular appointment
of the pastor on Saturday and
Sunday, preaching two splendid
sermons. The congregation on
Sunday was especially large.
L. Portis Jones of Dacusville,
driving a handsome new car,
was among the social visitors
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Morris of
Pickens visited relatives here
Messrs. J. Wily Hill, George
Williams and J. T. Looper of
Dacusville were here Sunday.
Miss Geneva Looper of Dacus
ville was the recent guest of
Miss Cora Edens.
Mrs. W. T. Batsoii, nee Miss
Lenora Hendrix. formerly of
this place, has gone to Johns
Hopkins for treatment. She
was accompanied by her hus
band. Her relatives and friends
here hope for her a mnost success
Quite a number of old soldiers
with their wives and families
attended Memorial Day at Cross
Roads church Thursday.
Meeting at Salem Closes
The revival meetini which has
been in progress at Salem Meth
odist church for some time closed
last Thursday night. The at
tendance was good. considering
that the meeting was held dur
ing a very busy time for the
farmers, and it was a good meet
ing. 'I'he church seems to be
revived and twelve new mem
bers were added to the r.oll. The
pastor, Rev. L. WN. Johnson, did
all the preaching.
On next Friday and Saturday
the Baptist Philathea class will
conduct a "rummage sale" in
the Hollingsworth building next
door the Pickens hank.
Notice of Forfeiture
Whereas, seizure has been made, on
A pril 26, 1915, one mile north of Rock,
S. C., of one mule, black, one buggy
and one set of harness; causc of seizure
being a violation of section 3296 revised
statutes, towit: the removal of spirits
upon which tax hadl not been p~aidl to
othe.1 than a government warehouse.
Any person claiming same are hereby
adlmomished to appear and make such
claim before the Collector of Internal
Revenue for the dlistr'ict of South Caro
lina within, 30 (lays from the publication
of this notice. W. R. BRcAIRY,
3 D)eputy Collector.
Stdatemfent of the C'ondition of
The Pickens Bank
Located at Pieckens, S. C.,
At the close of business May 1, 1915.
Loans and Discounts....$198,905.18
llonds and Stocks owned
Furniture aiid Fix tuires. .. 2,324,28
flanking House.. .... .. .. ..10,789.59
Other Real Estate Owned" :1,104.64
Duo from Banics and Bankers 24,3123.10
0old........ .... .... .... .... 11.00
Silver and minor Coin... 878,401
Checks and Cash Items.... 518.51
Other Liabilities, viz; In transit 12 68
Total...... .... .... .. .. 253,852 4!
Capi tal Stock Paid In.... $ 20,500.0(
Surplus Fund.............45, 000.0(i
Undivided Profits, loss Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Du. to Banks -and 3ankers .... 490.51
Individual D)eposits aubjioct
to Cheek..$ 78,491.22
Savings Deposits 104,871.41
Cashier's Checks . . . 028.01 18S,991.5.
State of South Carolina,
County of Pickens.
Before mie caime Frank McFall, cash
icr of the above named bank, wh,
beilng <tuly sworn, says that the ahov
and foregoing statement Is a true con
dition of Bald bank, as shown by thi
-books of said banK.
, Sworn to and sabscribed before mr
this 1thi clay of MaLy 1915.
W. L. MATVI H~ EY, (seal. )
) Notary PublIc for Sod th Carolina.
J. MeD. BRUCE
W. M. HIAGOO') s Directors.
FRA NK MFALL '
Secret Organization of Farmers
William A. Stuckey, a prominent
farmer of Lee county, who lives in
Bishopville, was in the city yesterday.
"What is this about a new society of
farmers said to be organized in the state
and to have a membership in your coun
ty?" a reporter of the State asked Mr.
"There is such asociety,"he replied.
"I am a member of it."
"What is the nature of it?"
"That I' can't tell you," said Mr.
Stuckey, smiling; "the society is secret.
I can't discuss its purposes. I can only
say that if its purposes are carried out
Lee will be the most prosperout county
in South Carolina."
Mr. Stuckey declined to say whether
or not the organization was political, or
to commit himself further than as
"At any rate," the reporter said,
"you give me this much of a story -that
you are a member disposes of the rumor
that it is a society composed exclusively
of tenant farmers." Mr. Stuckey is a
When the reporter inquired if he could
join the order Mr. Stuckey said that it
was confined to farmers.
John L. McLaurin, state cotton ware
house commissioner, was asked last
night if he was a member of the new
organization of farmers to which Gov.
Manning referred in his speech at Lees
"I am not a member of the organiza
tion," said Mr. McLaurin, "and I have
been told that I am not eligible for
Mr. McLaurin said that he had heard
of the farmers' organization only in Lee
and Kershaw counties and knew noth
ing about it.
It was learned last night, but notj
from Mr. McLaurin, that the farmers'
secret organization would have a con
vention soon at some place not yet se
leceted.-Columbia State, Wednesday.
For Mint Juleps
Col. Henry Watterson, editor
of the Louisville Courier-Jour
nal,has been mentioned as a can
didate to fill a vacancy in the
the hall of fame. Can anyone
tell us, offhand, what Marse
Henry is famous for?-Pickens
Sentinel. Because he is Marse
The only thing he is famous for
is mint juleps-Green wood Jou r
At Gap Hill
There will be an all-day ser
vice at Gal) Hill church next
Sunday, May 16. Preaching at
11 o'clock,dinner on the vrounds
and a song service after wards.
Everybody is invite(d to come.
We want all who can sing to be
sure and come. PAs'Ton.
A Good Place to Go
"El4igh t a wveek! H'owv ini
he(ck ('anl you0 keep) a famiily
of eight onl eight (dolhu's a
"'Oh, that's easy enioughi.
I buy my Groceries froml the
Pickenis [ardwar.e an 1( (ro-.
cery Co., where they are of'
fine quality,don't cost muichu,
andi go a 1long ways."
'"huh! (huess I'll tr'yI
than place miyself. 'bye!''
See The Sentinel for Printing
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- . Iht l ook Iik mono1010
in actual 1IuolICy aj
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A nd1 I I ar (edeemfal:
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THE PICKENS TRACXTA
Here's to the Pickens track team
A team that's really great,
- A team with a rep,
A team with pep
The best track team in the state.
Here's to-all of Its members,
Tho from the mountains they be;
A team of good runners,
Among them no shunners;
It looks like a good team to me.
There's Colie, Charlie and Oliver,
And Hansell, Ralph and Steen;
All of them fine
When they're tryin'
Among the best I've seen.
It's a zipper, it's a zepper, it's a zam;
Itis rated by the experts as "a crack;"
It's the only:team that doesn't give a dam
For a Szabo nor a Heustis nor a Mac.
E. B. Starke Dead
News was received here Mon
day night of the death of E. B.
Starke, at Elberton, Ga.
Mrs.0.B. Hagood of Piekpns and
and Mrs. H.E. Russell of Easley
were wired at an early hour
Monday morning that their
father, E. B. Starke, was des
perately ill and they went to his
bedside at once.
The deceased is survived by
four sons and two daughters.
He was a brother of Mrs. B. R.
Tillman. le was born and
raised in Georgia and was well
known in this part of South
Alice Sullivan, the nine-year
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
R. Sullivan, residents of the
Glenwood mill village at Easley,
was drowned last Sunday after
noon al0 ut three o'clock in one
of the resevoirs at the mill.
This ch.t j with some others was
pla;V' v resivoir known as
the tribrick basin about ten
feet square and eight feet deep
in water, which serves for an
outlet for the pipes that run up
to the mill, and in someni manner
lost her footing and fell into the
pond. The news quickly spread
and the body was drawn from
the bottom of the pond by means
of a hook. Every effort was
made to revive the little girl but
all efforts failed. The heart
broken parents have the sym
pathy of many friends in their
V. M. Yongue, of Greenville,
representative of the U. S.
Woolen Mills Co., was in Pick
ens this week.
Mr. Sam J. Wilson of near
Liberty, one of the largest land
owners in Pickens county was
in the city on business this week.
Tihe memorial service held in
he school auditorium last Mon
day was largely attended and an
mnteresting addr'ess was made
by A. P. D~uBose. After the ex
ercises at the school hopse the
school children marched to " ..r
cemeteries and placed floweqrt on
the graves of the Confedeorate
' i4apng ituwisoon be
here and~ you ar'e going -to
buly a Mowing Machine.
I et us show yon a Walter
A, Woodl. You don't have
to rush youlri town to get
goodI service. Sold1 by Pick
clns HarLd~~nie ad 111 Grocer'y
little slips of paper
,T and~ arie redeemnable
Sthe rate of 2%ce on
mdit. 'ley are g'iven
J0 on dIemand(. You
ivery pu ireblase, large
y Are as Good as Gold