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The Pickens SeUtiUel
PICKENS, S. C.
AuousT 5. 1915.
Entered at Pickens Postof ice as SecondtCass
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GARY HIoTT, MANAGER
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of charge. A over that tumuber niust be pali
for at the rate of ote centi a wornt. cash ta
acompaty nanitseript. (arris of titatnk% itil
lished for one-ialf cent a worti,
It is also a long way to Constantinople.
And now they are having jitney
Evidently it was the Russian's flying
squadron that invaded Galicia.
Roosevelt's speech at Trisco began
with a capital "I" and ended with "me."
"Your salary wanted." reads a bank
ad. Sounds more like the grocer's
"Mistress of the seas" should be
made to read "The bandit of the vasty
The old Kentucky home is not the only
place where the sun shines bright.
What Mexico needs is to be "benevo
lently assimilated," with or without the
By all means Secretary Daniels should
have the man who invented cucumbers
on his board.
lsithotenoughforyou? -- York News.
Yesdarnyou. - Spartanburg Journal.
The Colonel didn't say Hi Johnson
would be the VERY best man for pres
dent; but, as the State says. "the next
These mother-in-law jokes make us
tired. What in the world would we do
for grandmas if there were no mothers
That machine which has been invent
ed to detect a man when he is lying is
going to be a failure. Any woman can
The other day we saw a list of those I
who are not going to vote for prohibi
tion next September. It was a mor- I
There are six candidates out for con- li
gress in the Fourth district, and the n
Spartanburg Journal says they are all it
Col. Roosevelt says he will vote for 0
any decent Republican for president. h
That is to say, if the candidate's initials o
begin with T. R.
As soon as we learn to read Russian
wve are going to get The Sentinel on the
exchange list with Russky Invalid, a
Perhaps impoverished (dukes, lords,c
barons and princes will come a little
cheaper for the poor1 American million- a
mires after the European war is over.a
It is not general pros5perity for A mer-t
ica just because all the arms and am- "
munition factories are overrun with a
orders. It is prtosperity for the few, U
wvhile the many are as had off as ever."
It' President Wilson had not this sub- t1
mahrine business on hand with Germany t
and the cotton embargo mess with John
Hull, we shudder to think what would
have happened to Mexico long before p
As a wvatchful waiter Uncle Sam is anh
adept. lie wvatched and waited forn
Mexico until he got tired and quit. Heh
is now on the same job with Germany; t
and in a short time he will he doing thec
stunt with John Bull.
A man named Constant Agoney, who t
siutters from chronic rheumatism, has
been discovered by the paragrapher of
the New York Mail, and he thinks that
is positive proof that there is something
mn a name after all.
A clerk in the sub-treasury in New
York was getting rich by substituting
pennies for nickels for delivery to the
local banks, but the government had to
meddle In his lhttle game. Honesty is
the best policy, of course, but he could
have gotten richer quicker if he had
substituted 2-bit pieces for5-dollar gold
We don't call a kiss gossip
In this section of the S3outh
Still, It is a fact, you know,
It goes from mouth to mouth.
OUR WEEKLY RIDDLE.-Why is aloom
full of married people like an empty
Because there is not a single person
init. . -
Riddle for Next Week. -Why does a
sculptor die a most horrible death?
IUNK BOWTi. Re
Fletcher leistep has a good
heating stove for rent cheap
during the snimer months.
As some people have so much
more hair on their head than
others, Dock Hocks, our eniter
prising tonsorial artist, will
hereafter cut it at ten cents a
The pet rooster of Slim Flin
ders was last seen near the )og
Hill Methodist church Sunday
Washington Hocks has re
turied from an utinleasint visit
with relatives in the R1ye Straw
The Horse Doctor of the Calf
Ribs neighborhood was revister
ed at the livery stable in Tiek
ville one day last week.
A stranger rode through outr
midst this week. An unstiuc
cessful effort. was made by Raz
Barlow to find out whether he
was coming or going.
mate of Onio, city of Toledo,
Frank J. 47heney makes oath that he to
senior part n.'r of the firm of F. J. Cheney
& Co.. doing business in the City of To
ledo. County and State aforesaid, and
th:at sail firrn will pay the sum of ONE
HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and ev
ery easo of Catarrh that cannot be cured
by the use of IALT'S CATARRH CURE.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence. this 6th day of December.
A. D. 18M6.
(Seal) A. W. GLEASON.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally
and aets directly upon tho blood and mu.
rous surfaces of the system. Send for
F. J. CHENEY' & CO.. Toledo. 0.
all by all Druggists. 75c.
Take Hall'o FamiLy Pills for constinaton.
the South Carolina of the future, in
view of what cotton is doing for the t
rarmers, should be a land of flocks and
ieids, of cornfields and wheatfields. of ]
ilos, of big barns, of meadows and (
>asturea. By and by cotton would be a I
rofitable crop, and there wotuld not be ,
o much belly-aching about the low (
rice of the staple for a while, at least.
A magazine writer tells us how to
ve to be a hundred. In the first place,
ost of us don't want to live that long
this vale, and besides, after one fol
ws the advice laid down, what is left?
othing in the world but an old man
ie hundred years old, of no use to
mself or anyone else. He is deprived4
all the pleasures of life, he is not
lowed to est or drink what he likes,
uist live out of doors winter and sum
er, and a lot of other fool advice that
> one follows or expects to follow.
Miany of our state exchanges are dis
issing the question of labor organiz
ig itself into unions. Most of them
gree that unions are all right "if they
re conducted on the right lines," and
ien go ahead and tell labor how to run
10 union. Some of these papers even
>ecify the sort of men who should be
t the head of these bodies. If the
nions were run to suit most of those
ho write about how they should be
mnducted it would not be long before
le unions would be defunct. "Stick
The Pendleton Farmers' Society has
resented The Sentinel with a history
r that famous society from its found
ig in 1815 up to the present, and we
ighly appreciate it. The history is a
eatly bound book of more than two
undred pages and is chock full of in
~resting items connected with the so
ety and old Pendleton district. The
endleton Farmers' Society is one of
me oldest societies of its kind in the
outh. The editor and manager of The
entinel were recently made honorary
tembers of this society and we con
ider it an honor to us.
An 8$ Barrel <
* WE DON'T SEL
authorize YOU t<
. Use half as much as of ordina
make a Better Cup of Coffee,
pay the grocer for it. .*. L1
and sanitary. Save your LuzI
T 1he F~armers' ilome las'tan
rant. which serves square meal5
at all hours at Tickville. has in
stalled a new lot of beefsteak.
Poke Eazlev has beti ktpt
busy the past' week holditz an
umbrella over t wo or three leaks
in his house top.
Tobe Moseley antici pa ted ao
ing to Boundinz Billow last
Friday, but did not get t here
until the next day as his mule
balked and his watch stopped.
Since automobiles are judged
by their horsepower. Sidney
Hocks has discovered that he
has a mule that is two automo
bile power. Tobe was enlierht
ened on this when the animal
placed a hind foot on his left
Isaac leiwanger. who in his
vonger days used to believe
nearly everything he heard,
now has got to be so skeptical
he doesn't even believe but
about half of what lie himself
Rural Carrier Examination
The United States Civil Ser
vice Comni ission has aninounc
ed an examination for the coun
tv of Pickens, S. C.. to be held
at Greenville, August 28, 1915,
to fill the position of rural car
rer at Easley. and vacancies
that may later occur on rural
routes from other postoffices in
the above mentioned county.
Ihe examination will be open
)mly to male citizens who are
tctually domiciled in the terri
ory of a post office in the coun
y and who meet the other re
luirements set forth in Form
qo. 1977. This form and appli
ation blanklmay be obtained
rom the offices mentioned
Lbove or from the United States
Jivil Service Commission at
Wfashington, D. C. Applica
ions should be forwarded to the
Jommission at Washington at
he earliest practicable date.
A party of young people con
isting of, Misses Corinne Rob:
~rtson, Julie and Hermina Le
are, Emmie, Mae, and Sallie
3riffiin, Messrs. Mack Christo
her, Boone Carev, Louie Thorn
ey, and Willie McDaniel of
Pickens and Messrs. Garnett
Sheldon and Paul Elk ins of Llba
arty, with Mirs. Bailey Robinson
and Verner Christopher as cha p
3rones, spent several days of
last week at Table Rock.
See The Sentinel for Printing
"Poor little ignorant children do not
study the features of great men on $10C
bills," remarks the Columbia Record.
And there are some of us grown-upt
that don't get the chance, either.
Some one in Pickens asks us if thE
Germans are using Paris green on thc
Bug river. We can't say, but judgins
by the dispatches there is no Prussiar
blue there.--Columbia State.
Wyatt Family Reunion
The eleventh annual family reuizionm of the
Wyatt family wil: be held at Redmnondi . Wy
att's sprIng, near. Th ree-and-Twenty schoo
house in Anderson county, on TIhursday,Augusi
19. A pienic dinner anid several addresses b3
speakers of no(te will be features of the occas
Ion. Raomowsi F'. WVA'FT,
A. I'. WYvATT,
See The Sentinel for Printing
>f Flour For 4$
L FLOUR, but we:
> buy One Pound of
FFEE AT 25 cts:
ry Coffee and then if it does not
get your money back. We will
uzianne i. absolutely healthful
anne coupons for valuablo gifts
After taking c
Summer Dress G
half price. This
stock, where you
we are offering y
+ half their value
make room for c
One lot Persian Lawn, price
to close at........................
One lot Persian Lawn, 42 in(
price 25c yard, to close at.
One lot India Linon, price
to close at.......... ............
One lot Striped Voils and Fre
hams, price 25c yard, to cl
+ Our stock of Dry Goods,
the best that money can bu
4 can be found most anywher
Cheap goods are not only c
always. It's dollars in youi
4 Sole Agents for Walk-Ov(
* Machines, Iron King Stoves
Nimmons News Notes
This is the tirst time that the writer has had
the pleasure of being "foreign correspondent"
for The Pickens Sentinel. Hut if space permits
and nothing prevents otherwise, you may from
time to time hear from this quarter of the con
tinent. though nothing ever happens of much
note in this section. Still, we are Part of the
Great Plan, and as such we like to he heard
"Laying by" the crop seems to be the order of
the day among all the farmers, and of course
we are all farmers here with few exceptions. -
School has been openI here for two weeks,
with Miss ldna larle as teacher. There is only
a small school at presetit. There is much hope
for a prosperous summer's work.amo'ng the pu.
pils under such an excellent teacher.
The Antioch school opened July 19 with1ths
Kendrick of .onesville in charge. They have a
very nilce school and an able teacher for the
summer season of eight weeks
McKinney's Chapel school opened .luly le
with Misa. Glazener in charge. All the iroutn.
tain schools here seem to have been very for
lunate In securing eflcent teachers.
.lust a mintdte, folks: hlave you ever visited
a mountain school? If not. do so whenever
possible and see the conditions under which
the mountain boys and girls secure their ediu
cation: see how eager the bright-eyed boys and
girls are to get on in their books; to learn some
thing about this world beyond the mountains.
It does onec good to- see so manty eagerly seeking
after a better eduenation;: many of these bofs
and girls have parents that c an neither readl or
write: can't yotu see why tl.ey arc so eager for
knowledge? Y'ou proba bly do not know it, but
we have some of the lnest boys and girls up
here that can be fotund in the county anywhere.
The world has not yet conie in to mar the
beau ty of nature.
The religious element of the community Is
very goodl, but by iio means what It should het
We have preaching only once a month in the
mountain clhuirches, and of course that is not
as much as we need.. We have Sundaiy school
at one chuiirch in. the morning antd at another
every Sundlay in the evening. This is the great
need~ of the people here and t he (one thing that
can bring them closer together. The Sunday
school is a great mecansof dranwing people closer
to (o0l in the chuirchi. We neced more c-ooper
ationii: wit hout It we (ainnot stand. There is
today a grand work to be done ini gettig thle
mountain people to entertain a broader vie,, or
whet the religion of Christ .Iesus really stands
for and for what puirpose uniity In the church is
The writer greatly apprciites the fact that
this summer there has beenm no visit from the
officers in search of moonshiners. The motin.
tahin leople probmably have found out that it
dloesn't pay to furnish the town aind lower
coultry folks with "mountami dew,"' for it
We see quite a few campers pass by these
(days, out for a good time up here ini the garden
spot of the Plinmin, anid also a few automobiles
pass ging over to litrown's hotel in .locasaee
valley. These people all enjoy the stay ini thme
mnountahns at stuch a line place as lirown's; but
much of the beauty of time scenery is mnarredl by
the roughness of thie road. You lower country
folks should demand a better access to the
mouintalns. Get after thme proper ones tuntil we
get a road fit for such a counity as this to talk of.
The health record of this sectioti is excellent
We are all enjoying some real hot days andl
some real ((o0l nighlis. With such glorious suii
.light andi such beautiful moonlight all the
world should rejoice andi be glad. IhUGS.
From Pastor Durham
Dear Editor: Please allow me space ini the
fA~wous home paper to ex press my appreciation
*to the t~ople of Glenwood for their big, free,
. loving bearts. Tihey sent me a complete outfit
from head to foot, from the smallest article to
a $tee suit of clotheseverything that could be
Words enn't ex press my gratefnlness for my
Vd~,ople and the value I place upon friendshipi
~ brize it above gold -yea, than fine gold. May
Go0d's richest blessing. be upon each loving
heart is the prayer of their pastor.
TV. E. Dupnu.
, THORNLEY & COMPANY'S
ner Clearance Sale'
;tock we find several short lengths in
oods that we will dispose of at about
is not a sale of junk and old, refused
get a lot of old damaged goods, but
rou first-class merchandise at less than
to clean up some short lengths and
ur fall stock.
20c yard, One lot Toil Du Nord Ginghams, pric
.............. 15c 121c yard, in short lengths, to close
hes... wi. 15C Toll Du Nord Ginghams are guarante
''''''_''''' to be absolutiAy fast colors, and ha
25c yard, never sold 'fot less than 12 and 15c yar
Don't fail to see our remnant counter,
nch Ging. where we are showing goods worth from
)se at . 15c 15c to 50c'yard, to close at 5c, 10c and 15c.
Notions, Clothing, Shoes and 0ent's Fnrnishings is always
r, and it pays to buy the best always. -Cheap, shoddy goods
e, but is always extravagance to buy anything but the best.
heap in price, but cheap in quality. Quality first, last and
?, THORNLEY O.*
i, Hats and Gents' Furnishing Goods a Specialty
,r Shoes, Hawes Hats, Carhart Overalls, New Home Sewing
Chase City and Babcock Buggies, Mitchell Wagons and
I Nave a Complete Iine of Most Eserythisng
Dry Goods, Notions, Hats, Caps and Shoes,
and a Full Line of Groceries
Highest market price paid for eggs; 15c pound for fryers up to 25c;
16c for hams; 14c for home raised middle meat; 95c for corn in
trade, or 90c cash. I have added a 10-cent counter to my store
and have placed many bargains on it. Get acquainted with it
and save noney.
Yours for trade
. W. HENDRICKS
Friends of Pickens County
SFOR twenty-tbree years we have done business to
gether, I have tried to give you good service
and Full Value for Your Money. I have enjoyed a good
patronage from you and appreciate it, and ask a con
tin uance of same. My stock is full and complete with
all seasonable Dry Goods, Underwear, Hsiery and
Shoes, Blankets. etc., at as low prices as dpendable
goods can be sold. We Do liet Talk Wa, E~ ope
will take care ot its war. We war against . !~rices
and try to give values and eervice. Notwithstanding
prices on Shoes have advanced, we still sell at Old
Prices. .-. Our Underwear and Blankets wgl keep
you wvarm. .-. All goods as advertised. .-. ' I pay
cash for my goods, so when thlere are bargains' n the
market I get thern, And Sell Themi.
SA. K. PARK, West En
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PICKENS, S. C.
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