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Established 1871-Volume 45 - PICKENS, S. C. IUNE 17, 1915 NUMBili
Local and Personal
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Nimmons
of Seneca visited relatives near
Pickens last Sunday.
Misses Graham and Harris of
Greenville are visiting Miss Clo
vie Glistrap, near Pickens.
Miss Margaret Attaway Is
attending the summer school
for teachers at Winthrop college.
Miss Inez Simmons of Easley
spent Sunday with her. sister,
Mrs. Frank Christopher,in Pick
Mrs. L. E. Wiggins was call
ed to Nashville, Tenn., Tuesday,
on account of the serious Illness
of her mother.
Miss Maude Ashmore of At
lanta is spending a while here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Ashmore.
Mrs. 0. P. McHugh and two
daughters Misses Fay and Ruth
of Greenville were the guests of
Mrs. C. E. Robinson last week.
Mrs. E. C. DuBose aA daugh
tr, Miss Elizabeth. after spend
ing the winter here returned to
their home in Camden last
Truman Pickens and Miss
Lura Pickens of Anderson coun
ty attended commencement here
last week and visited their sister,
Mrs. M. 0. Smith.
We were pleased to have our
good friend Sheriff Brown of
the Griffin section pay us a visit
Monday afternoon while in
town on business.
Dr. Rainsay preached a power
ful sermon at the Pickens Bap
tist church Sunday morning,
his subject being "The Power
of the People."
Mrs. J. P. Carey Jr., has re
turned to her home in Pickens
after spending several months
with her barents,. Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Robinson, in Easley.
Miss Fannie Grace Hughes of
Greenville spent several days last
week with Mrs. C. E. Robinson.
She is now visiting at the home
of Mr. Emory Jones on Easley
The Pickens depot agent sent
back to the shippers one gallon
of whiskey because the person
to whom it was addressed had
already received his gallon for
A gentleman said to us the
other day: "Rev. J. A. White is
a farmer as well as a preacher.
lie has the best cotton in this
community. It would pay -our
farmers to see his style of farm
Rev. L. E. Wiggins visited
relatives last week in Bamberg
and was accompanied on his re
turn by his two children, Harri
ott and Lemuel, and his mother
Mrs. M. E. Wiggins, whoi will
spend the summer here.
We are rquested to announce
that a revival service will begin
on the fourth Sunday in June
at the Methodist church here.
Rev. A. ..Ei. Holler, of St. Paul
Methodist church in Greenville
will assist Pastor Wiggins.
Black leg has been discovered
among cattle in seyeral sections
of Pickens county. Those in
terested in preventing or treating
this dIsease should communicate
w ith T. A. Bowen, farm demon
stration agent for this county.
Eb H. Field has accepted a
position as manager of the Carey
Garage in Pickens and entered
upon his duties .last week. He
willl be glad to have all who may
need the services of a first-class
garage to call on him and he as
sures courteous treatment. The
Carey Garage also has an adver
tisement injthis paper. Read It.
A. P. DuBose, of the law firm
of Smith '& DuBose, who has
been in 1.ickens for the past
year, has gone to Easley where'
he will make his home. For
the past year Smith & DuBose
have had an offce in Pickens
and one in Easley. L. H. Smith
had charge of the Easley office,
but since his father's death he
has had so much other busiuess
to look after that It was nieces
s ar y for both members of the
firm to be at the Easley office.
r T wo charming Misses Sylvest
er, Mr. Frank Carey and Mr.
Schiletter of Clemson College
were visitors in Pickens Sunday.
They claim to have come main
ly to enjoy a good dinner at the
Hiawatha hotel, but as Danm
Cupid was apparently one of the
party this statement Is taken
wilth a grain of salt. 'Sure It is
they expressed themselves as
delighted with Pickens and all
things pertaining~ theorae. Come
ong folks, and tell
Short News Items
Reports that Mexico is suffering art
shown to be that the populace IE
starving in the midst of plenty and
that General Carranza has 12,000 tonm
of grain stored near Mexico City.
That England resorted to her ok
subterfuge in flying the Americar
flag is shown by a report from Lon
don that the steamer Coloniap way
ed Old Glory while passing througb
the war zone to escape dangey from
The condition of the king of Greece
is reported to have taken a favorable
turn. He is now believed to be out
A treaty has been signea re
kin between the Chinese repubifo and
the Russian empire explicitly outj
lining the boundary line between Rus
sia and Mongolia.
Qeneral Villa, fearing intervention
by the United States from the tone
of President Wilson's recent note of
warning, has sued for peace from Gen
eral Carranza. Villa offers to meet
Carranza on some neutral grougd so
that terms may be arranged. His de
feat at Leon is said to have provok
ed this action.
The industrial situation in France is
A campaign has been launched in
Holland for the promotion of many
new industries, the manufacture of
which is necessitated by the wat.
King Constantine's condition I re
ported to be alarming. Many ave
abandoned hope for his recovern
Mexican advices state Qeneral Qbre
gon defeated General Villa and his
army at Leon and that the outlaw's
forces are now in hasty retreat north
The greatest feeling of optimism
now prevails over the outcome of the
German situation since the drafting
of the first note.
Several statements regarding Pres
ident Wilson's attitude toward the
German situation have been issued
by former Secretary Bryan. Many
of the newspapers of the country have
editorially stated their refusal to print
Mr. Bryan's comments further, on the
ground that they are unfit for publi
cation in a time of national peril. It
is reported the members of the cabi
net Are considerably displeased with
Mr. Bryan's actions since his retire
ment from public office.
Secretary Daniels has announced
that Capt. Joseph W. Oman, now in
command of the North Carolina will
be transferred to the captaincy of
the battleship Georgia.
The department of justice has or
dered that Lieutenant Brauer and sev
eral sailors ' missing from -thp crew
of the Prinz Nitel, which. iterned, at
Newport News, shall be otd. Sea'en
throughout the country will immedi
ately be made.
Secretary Garrison of the war de
partment is massing troops on the
Mexican border for readiness for any
outbreak or intervention. All troops
are waiting for any order of Presi
President Wilson and Secretary
Bryan parted with deep personal re
gret. All of official Washington has
found the Commoner a particularly
lovable and upright character and the
leave taking at the White House was
a sad one. Both clasped hands and
uttered a fervent "God Bless You."
The statement of former Secretary
Bryan that his intention in private life
was to sound public opinion regarding
President Wilson's attitude regarding
Americans sailing on belligerent yes
Bela, has amazed official Washington.
While no comment came from the
White House, it was understood Pres
ident Wilson was astonished at Mr.
Officially President Wilson has an
nounced Coipnselor Lansing will be
temporar-y Aecretary of state. He
says he is in no hurry to announce
Mr. Bryan's Dermanent successor, but
it is more definitely known the pres
ident i favors Mr. Lansing. Rumors
that a coalition cabinet would be form
ed, as in the present case in Eng
land, have been in circulation and
that either former Secretaries Knox
or Root were being considered for
The entire interest of official cir
cles and the nation centers in the
sudden resignation of Wil iam Jen
nings Bryan as secretary of ht ate, who
r-esigned because he did not agree
with Pr-esident Wilson's attitude to
wardl Germany regarding the Lusita
nia incident. The resignation was
deeply deplored by President Wilson.
Vice President Marshall, arriving at
his indianapolis home from the San
Francisco exposition, publicly endors
ed Pr-esident Wilson's attitude toward
Germany and approved the note sent
to the imperial government.
Col. Theodore Roosevelt, a former
president of the United States, out
fishing in the Gulf of Mexico off the
Mississippi coast, when ~notified of
former- Secretary Nryan's resignation,
asked if "war had broken out" and
if he "had better return immediately."
Mr. Roosevelt applauded President
Wilson in his decision in the Bryan
The jitney buses of Atlanta lost
their fight before the Georgia railroad
commnission and were declared to be
common carriers subject to regula
tion of the comniission.
The steamer El Paso, bound from
New York to New Orleans, put into
port at Savannah on account of trou
ble with the engines./
The Massachusetts Institute of
echnology has been made the re
ent of $1,000,000 for an
,-esults~ in cur
Cedar Rock Happenings
Miss Spille Singleton of West
minster is spending a few day
withiher brother, A. W. Single
Mrs. J. W. Stewart visited bei
mother, Mrs. Battle Robinson
in Greenville last week.
E. D. Miller and son, Lake,
were the guests of his brother,
Joel H. Miller, Sunday.
Miss Eula Barton was the
week-end gue9t of Miss Lillian
Elmer Hendrix, who is now
engaged in the mercantile busi
ness near Greenville, spent Sun
day with homefolks.
John Higgins and two sons
attended services at Cedar Rock
Sunday. They came in the new
car Mr. Higgins * recently pnr
Among our young people who
have returned from college are
Lillian Hendrix from G1. W. C.,
Flossie Williams, Winthrop, and
Osborne Williams,Clemson. We
welcome these bright young
people back in our midst.
Jack Looper purchased a new
Ford car last week. This makes
six in the Cedar Rock vicinity.
Watch Cedar Rock come to
The Cedar Rock people were
very fortunate to have with
them last Sunday their old pas
tor, Rev. W. C. Seaborn. He
feels very near and dear to the
Cedar Rock folk,having preach
ed to them in the grove before
the churh was erected and for
several y:'ears after the church
Mrs. J. T. Mauldin spent the
week-end with her parents, Mir.
and Mrs. Joel H. Miller.
Richard Watson was a visitor
in the Mt. Carmel section last
We are glad to report that
Master Ralph Smith. the son of
L. F. Smith, wno has been ill
for several months, seems to be
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Jones
spent Sunday *afternoon with
Joel H. Miller.
Messrs. Henry and Sani Jopes
and Misses Nannie May Jones
Fannie Grace Hughes attended
the memorial services at Cedar
The memorial services atOedar
Rock were largely attended,con
sidering the very busy season of
the year. A list of the dead was
orepared and read by Ada H,
Miller, and as each name was
called their favorite songs were
sung and many of the brethren
told of their pleasant association
and bright experiences they gave
before departing from this old
world of sin and sorrow. Many
beautiful flowers were brought
to decorate the graves. SUsIE.
From Marietta Route 2
What came very near being a
serious accident happened to S.
B. Edens last Tuesday. When
driving on the bridge across
Carpenter's creek, near Mrs
Jesse Crenshaw's, it went in
with team, wagon, diriver and
all. Fortunately nothing was
hurt in the smash-up. When
Syd got out he went on his wvay
rejoicing in that he came out so
Mrs. J. D. McConnell, who
has been seriously sick, but who
has been gradually improving,
is reported as suffering a relapse.
Drs. F. S. Porter of Pickens and
John M~. Crenshaw of Oolenov
are the attending nhysicians.
Mrs. Attaway and daughters,
Margaret and Sara, have been
visiting their daughter and sis
ter, Mrs. J. D. McConnell this
Oolenoy Camp No. 577, WV. 0.
W., yver y fittingly decorated
So ve r e ign Jesse Hendricks'
grave Sunday, June 6. This
camp is in good condition, hav
ing more' than fifty members,
and still they come.
The One Cent Sale which will
be conducted by the Pickens
Drug Co. the last three days of
this week is already attracting
much attention. Several who
did not notice the date closely
called at the store last week and
wanted some of the bargains,
but were unable to get them at
that time. The sale will be in
full blast Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, June 17, 18 and 19,
and it would be a good Idea to
call 0arly, as from present indi
cations some articles advertised
will be all gone before Saturiday.
JMake out your list from the ad
vertisement in this paperlland
takQ advantage of this opo
iy4osure to read t lMg
'Miiindsota voters have closed eighty
saloons within a week.
William C. Potter, a New York
banker, has been appointed head of
the Red Cross Mexican relief com
-Samuel Gompers, president of the
American Federation bf Labor, has
issued a defense andi en4orsement of
Frank P. Walsh of Kansas City, chair
man of the industrial relations com
mission in the latter's blame of John
D. Rockefeller, Jr., for the Colorado
Samuel Woolner, Jr., of Peoria,
president of the Wholesale Liquor
Dealers' association, in session at Cin
cinnati, attacked prohibition and urg
ed efficiency in product of beverages.
The International Dancing Masters'
association, in session at San Fran
cisco, has declared all the rag dances
tabooed and placed them under a
ban of "zoo" dances. New steps are
to be evolved for the coming year.
The court of inquiry appointed by
Secretary Daniels to probe the cases.
of alleged cheating in examinations
by seven naval cadets at Annapolis,
has begun its work. It is said the
investigation may last many days.
The National American Woman Suf
frage conference, in session at Chica
go went on record as discrediting all
efforts of political leaders of other
parties to attack the Democratic par
ty and the administration of President
Wilson. The leaders of the confer
ence were Dr. Anna Howard Shaw,
Mrs. Harriet Taylor Upton of Ohio
and Mrs. Pattie Ruffner Jacobs of Ala
Riot in Winnsboro
Sheriff A. D. Hood of Fairfield county,
killed in the performance of his duty,
Jules Smith, a negro charged with crim
inal assault, dead, Deputy Sheriff Earl
Stevenson desperately wounded, his
left arm being practically shot off, Ru
ral Policeman J. R. Bulware shot in the
pit of his stomach and just barely liv
ing, Clyde Isenhower, the man who
started the shooting was riddled with
bullets and died in a Chester hospital,
and Jesse Morrison, brother-in-law of
Isenhower and a member of the attack
ing party, was shot in the head and
several other deputy sheriffs wounded,
tells the horrible results of an attack
by a small mob on the sheriff at Winns
boro Monday morning while he was as
cending the courthouse .steps with the
negro who was to be placed on trial for
Rev. R. R. Dagnall Dead
Rev. R. R. Dagnall died at his home
in Williamston Saturday afternoon at
the age of 77 years. Funeral services
were conducted in Williamston Sunday
afternoon by Rev. T. C. O'Dell of An
derson and the body was laid to rest in
Silver Brook cemetery at Anderson.
Mr. Dagnall was a member of the
South Carolina Methodist conference
and was one of the best known minis
ters in this state. He was well known
and loved in Pickens, where he once
lived and preached, and there is genuine
grief here on account of his death. He
became ill several days ago and pneu.
monia set in, from which he died. He
is survivedl by one daughter andl three
W. o. W. Memorial Service
Olive Camp No. 585, W. 0. W., he!d
their memorial service and decorated
Soy. John Looper's grav'e, which is lo
catedl in the Cross Roads cemetery, last
Sunday afternoon, June 13. Dr. Por
ter of Pick ens was asked to serve as
master of ceremonies and certainly wvas
the right man for the place. A duet
"We Shall Know Each Other There" -
was sung by Chapman brother~s. Then
Sov. Sam Craig of Pickens wvas intro
duced as the orator of the (lay, and he
drew a beautiful picture of Woodcraft
andl the brotherhood of man before a
large and attentive audience. Then
flowers were placed on the grave and
we left feeling that we had placed
flowers before the living as well as on
the dead. A Criom.:n..
Sad News Fromi Oolenoy
Mrs. Susian Keith, an aged and re
spected lady, diedl at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. John Burgess, and was
buried the day following at Oolenoy.
Mr. James Patterson (lied at his home
the 7th inst. andl was buried the (lay
following at Oolenoy. Mr. Patterson
was a man well thought of by his neigh
bors and his place in the community will
be much missed. lie leaves several
children besides a number of relatives
and friends to lament his death.
-Dr. and Mrs.. J. M. Crenshaw received
a telegram Saturday morning announc
ing the death of their grandson. W1ales
Smith, Jr., which occurredl Friday, the
9th inst., at the home of his parents,
Dr, and Mrs. W. C. Smith, at Newry.
The little fellow was an unusually bright
child two and a half years old. The
grief-stricken parents and relatives here
have the sympathy of a host of friends.
Irby Mitchell, the young white man
who broke into the store of W. R.P~rice
about two weeks ago, has not up to this
time been located. Among the articles
which he took were two suits of clothes,
two pairs of shoes, underwear and a
suit case, leaving his old clothes in the
store. It may be stated that Mr. Pricq
keeps his store of i ?nly two dlays'a
teek and the burg~ a (lisov
\d ~ until a o after it was
1860-Born, Salenm, Ui., March 19.
l181-Graduated. Illi.no College. Jack
Monville. as valedictorian.
1888-Graduated, Union College of Laiw,
Chicago, and bogan practice of law
at Jackso ule, Ill.
1884-Married We1ary E. Baird, at Perry,
Ill., Oct. 1.
1887.-Opeed law oice in Lincoln, Neb.
1891-Elected to Congress'fromn First N*
1894-Noinination In Democratic coiven
tion for United States senator, but
1895-Became editor of the Onalia World
1896-1)elegate to i)emocratic National
Convention, wrote silver plank,
made notable speech amid was nonil
ntated for president; iii election, re
ceived 176 electron[ votes asainst
271 for McKinley.
1897-Began career as public lecturer
which he has since continued anid
through which lie has amiassed a
1898-itaised regimeit of volunteer in
fantry for war against Spaln, be
cominig its colo1el.
1900-Again became Denocratic snomninee
for president, on platform of anti
imperialism: received 165 electoral
votes against 292 for McKinley.
1901-Ecstablielied weekly political pe
riodical and identifled htimself with
Chaittatqua platform work.
1906-Made extensive tour of the world.
1908-Noitinatei by the Democratic Na
tiotal couavention in Denver as can
didate for president.
1913--Appointed Secretai y of State by
1915-Resigns the prettiership of the
Washington. -- William Jennings
Bryan, three times Democratic can
didate for the presidency of the Uni
ted States, and author of nearly thir
ty peace treaties has resigned as Sec
retary of State. President Wilson ac
cepted the resignation. .0
Secretary Bryan's letter of resig
nation was as follows:
"My Dear Mr. Persident:
"It is with sincere regret that I
have reached the conclusion that I
should return to you the commission
of secretary of state with which you
honored me at the beginning of your
"Obedient to your sense of duty
and actuated by the highest motives,
you have prepared for transmission
to the German government a note in
which I cannot join without violating
what I deen to be an obligation to
my country and the issue involved is
of such monent that to remain a
member of the cabinet would be as
unfair to you as it would be to the
cause which is nearest my heart,
namely, the prevention of war.
"I, therefore, respectfully tender my
resignation, to take effect when the
note is sent, unless you prefer an
rarlier hour. Alike desirous of reach
Ing a peaceful solution of the problems
arising out of the use of submarines
against merchantmen, we find our
selves differing irreconcilably as to
the methods which should be em
"It falls to your lot to speak official.
ly for the nation; I consider it to be
none the less my duty to endeavor
as a private citizen to promote the end
which you have in view by means
which you do not feel at liberty to
"In severing the intimate and pleas
ant relations which have existed be
tween us during the past two years,
permit me to acknowledge the pro
found satisfaction which it has given
me to bn associated with you in the
important work which has conic be
fore the state department, and to
thank you for the courtesies extended.
"With tihe heartiest good wishes
for your personal welfare and for the
success of your administration, I am
my dear Mr. President,
"Very truly yours,
(Signed) "W. J. BRYAN."
The president's letter to Mr. Bryan
was as follows:
"My Dear Mr. Bryanl:
"I accept your resignation only be
cause you insist upon its acceptance;
and I accept it with much more thlan
deep regret, with a feeling of personial
sorrow. Our two years of close asso
ciation have been very delightful to
me, Our judgments have accorded in
practioally every matter of official
duty anld of public policy until now;
your support of the work and pur
poses of the administration has been
generous and layol beyond praise;
your devotion to tile duties of your
great office anld your eagerness to
lake advantage of every great oppo
tunity for service it offered has been
an example to the rest of us; you have
earned our affectionate admiration and
friendship. Even now we are not
separated in tile object we seek, bult
)nly in the methlod by which we seek
"It is for these reasonls my feelings
thout your retirement from the secre
trayship of state goes so much deeper
than regret. I sincerely deplore it.
Our objects are the samne, and we
)ughlt to pursue thorn together.I
yield to your desire onily because I
smust and wish to bid you Godspeed
in the parting. We shall continlue to
work for the same causes even when
we do not work in the same' way.
"With affectionate regard,
U. D. C. Elect Officers
On last Friday afternoon, at the homi
of Mt's. G. R. Hendricks, the Pickeni
chapter U. D. C. held its regular month
ly meg ting. The attendance was larg<
andi an interesting program was carrie<
out. This was the time for the electiom
of officers .and the result was as follows
President, Mrs. T. J.. Mauldin; vice
president, Mrs. G. R. Hendricks; re
cording secretary. Mrs. W. T. McFali
corresponding secretary, Miss Fiorenc4
Bowerf; troesurer, Mrs. J. J. Lewis
historian, Miss'Bell Yongue; registrar
Mis Elinor Knigf4.
After the close of 'the business meet
Ing the hostess, a.ssisted by Miss4u
Frances Bruce and Emily Robinson,
served delightful refreshments.
Hayes Family Reunion
On Sunday, June the thir
teenth, there was a reunion o
the Hayes family at the home
of Misses Malinda and Susan
Hayes, daughters of the late Sol
onion Hayes, who reside at their
father's old home near Griffin
church in this county. This
property belonged to the grand
father of these good ladies and
has been in possession of the
Hayes family for a period of
something like one hundred and
fifty years. Miss Malinda Hayes
has passed the seventy-fourth
milepost and Miss Susan Haves
her sixty-first. And this writer
was told that these old ladies
live by themselves and by their
economy make theirown living.
Recently som, of' the close
friends and relatives of the kind
old ladies decided to make them
happy by giving them a birth
day dinner. Accordingly on the
above mentioned (late about noon
relatives and friends began to
gather at the historic old home.
By two o'clock there had assem
bled about two hundred people
in the shade of the trees, and all
of these except about twenty
five were relatives or connec
tions of the Hayes family. There
were present at the reunion An
thonys, Andersons, Bagwells.
Browns, Childress', Clements,
Days, Dotrs, Edens, Fowlers;
Hayes, Hendricks, Jones, Mas
sengales, Medlivs, Morgans, Mc
Junkins, N imn ons,Stewarts and
Watsons. If there were any
others the writer failed to get
their names. When the dinner
had been spread and all had as
sembled, the Rev. F.S. Childress
invited Rev. M.L. Jones of Pen
rose, N. C., formerly of this
state, to ask a blessing, which he
did in his masterful vet humble
m-anner. Then everybody was
invited to partake of one of the
the most bountiful repasts that
it has been the pleasure of yom
humble scribe to witness. Aftej
everybody had eaten to thei.
hearts' conten t there was enougl
good things to eat taken up t
have fed the crowd again.
After (inner the crowd spenw
about one hour in conversing on
general topics, the present and
future of our country, aftei
which there was a song and
player service conducted by the
Rev. F. S. Childress, during
wh ich Messrs. Childress and
Jones delivered two instructive
an(d edifying talks to attentive
and appreciative listeners. Mr.
James Clement was on hand
with his camera and made pho
tographs of the family, after
which the crowd began to dis
perse with regrets that they could
not stav longer, and that such
occasions do not occur oftener.
When the friends and( relatives
were takmng leave of each other
von could see the tears trickling
down their cheeks, conscious of
the fact that this would be the
last, time they would all b~e to
gether this sidle of the great re
union in the general resurrection,
when t hey all hoped to meet
their loved ones on the other
So enided one of the most pleas
ant occasions that it has ever
been the pleasure of your hum
ble scribe to witness. T.H1.S.
Notice to Prohibitionists
Wan ted-Every preacher of
all denominations, all superin
tendents of Sunday schools, ev..
ery Sunday school teacher and
every man and woman who is
interested in the prohibition
cause to meet in Pickens at th(
court house next Saturday, 19th,
at 10 a. mi. Brio. Johnston of
Central some time ago asked us
all to come; so let's be there. If
we want statewide prohibition
in South Carolina we must get
to work. Conme and bring sonic
body with you.
Central, June 14, 1915.
Children's Day at Lawrence
Children's Day w ill be observei
at Lawrence chapel the fourti
Sunday in June, beginning a
10.80. There will be dinner 01
the ground, good music an
some prominent speakers. W
dlon't kn w yet who our speaker
,will be, but we have invite
some who will (10 us all good t
Ihear. Let everybody come.
ErLZie MYERS, Pastor.
LEsuxI MORGAN, Supt.
The alfresco tea, under th
auspices of the Pickens U. D. C.
will be held this week on th
the court house square, Thurs
doy afternooni, with M~rs. J. 3
L~wls and Miss -IKnlght as iyos
tosses, from five to seven-thitt
o'clock. A cordial Invitation I
extended to all.
Death of I. L. Huckabee
H.L. Huckabe f Norris died
last Tuesday ato oon at 2
o'cloc after ha*W*n suffered 24
hours from bi6d Poisoning.
The deceased was of the
best known men i county
and for 20 years a at
ed in and near Nor - t8
years ago he moved .* Q .
teechee to Norris ald -
ducted a general
business in the la
since. Mr. Huckabee had
in poor health for several yea
but had been seriously sick but
for 48 hours. He leaves a ivife
and three children, one boy and
two girls. The first of the pres
ent month Mr. Huckabee deeld
ed to move his business to
Greenville and had just finished
putting in new Roods In the
building. Funeral . services
were held at Lowndesville,- in
Abbeville county, Tuesday,
many people going from Norris
to attend the funeral. Mr. Huck.,
abee was a member of the Meth.
odist church and was an upright
and honorable man. The sym
pathies of many friends' is ex
tended to the bereaved ones in
their hour of sorrow.
Easley. June 12.- A beautiful wed
ding of early June was that of Miss
Ruth King of this place and A. Brandon
Taylor of Pickens, which took place
Wednesday evening at 6.80 o'clock at
the First Baptist church, the pastor,
Rev. E. V. Babb, officiating.
The interior of the church presented
a scene of beauty and elegance with its
elaborate decoration of palms, ferns,
white hydrangeas and pink rose. that
permeated the air with their fragrance.
Numbers of lihted candles.and shaded
electric light added much to the beauty
and altogetbh it was 4 fitting place for
the impressi and lovely ceremony.
For half %9- .r preceding the cere
mony a de ghtful musical program was
rendered. A quartet composed of Miss
Frances Robinson, Mrs E. V. Babb.
Dr. J. L. Bolt and Mr. P. M. Taylor
sang "Still As the Night" and "Lohen
grin's Bridal Chorus," and Miss Ruth
Rainey of Norcross, Ga., sang a beauti
ful solo, "Because."
Then the sweet notes of the wedding
march pealed forth, played
Janet Bolt on the piano -I'assisted by
Miss Virgil Sellrm s the violin. The
first of the bridal party to enter were
the ushers, Messrs. Alex Robinson and
Charles King, and Garrison Wyatt and
Julius Boggs, entering at opposite
aisles. Then came two dainty little
maids, Harriet Martin and Lucile Bolt,
attractively attied in white lingerie
dresses with pink roses. The maid of
honor, Miss Lorena Taylor, and the
dame of honor, Mrs. Milton King,sister
of the contracting parties, with meas
ured and graceful step, slowly advanced
to the altar. They were gowned in
white and carried beautiful bouquets of
Then came the bride, accompanied by
her brother, Clarence King, preceded
by winsome little Miss Alice Bolt, bear
ing the ring in the heart of a pink
American beauty rose. The lovelnss
of the bride never shone to greater ad
vantage than in her bridal gown of
white satin richly adorned with lace.
The veil fell in misty folds from a cap
encircledl with orange blossoms and a
shower bou uet of b)ride's roses and
valley lilies 1, comnple ted the beautiful
She was met at the altar by the groom
and his best man, Mr. W. T. Adams of
Greenville, -where the nuptial vows
were taken. D)uring the ceremony
Schubert's Serenade was softly played
as a violin solo with piano accompani
Mrs. Taylor, as Miss King, has al
ways enjoyedl delightful popularity and
is a young woman of many adlmirable
traits. The groom belongs a well known
family of Pickens and at present is en
gagedl in business at that place.
Shortly after the ceremony Mr. and
Mrs.Taylor stole away from their friends
by means of an automobile and have
gone on a honeymoon to parts unknown.
Notice to Pensioners
All Confederate soldiers o r
widows of Confederate soliers,
residing in Pickens county,8S.C.,
who have been debarred a pen
sion on1 account of property qual
ifications are hereby notified to
mee with a commflitteO appoint
Sed at the following named places
in their resp~ective townships on
Saturdlay. June 19, 1915, to make
application for pension under
act Supply Bill for Pickens Co.,
1915. Blanks will be furnished
Pickens township at Pickenis
Easley, at Easley..
a Liberty, at Liberty.
,Central, at Central.
a Hurricane, at Six Mile.
- Eastatoe, at Jno. W. Thomas'.
.Pumpkintown, a t Matthew
rDacusville at Dacusville.
B. C. JOnNsON~,
Chairman Cond Attee.