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'he Jiokens .Sentinel
1CKENS, S. C.
SEr'P'*'1l3Er 9. 1915.
-ered at l'ickeni il'stoiee as Second Ulas
:eedi it~ 1latter. a
PER YEAR, INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE
GARY HI10TT, Manager.
tbtiiary notices ,i w trioutes of respect of
toverone hundred words will be printed free
charge. All over that number musst be paid
at tie rate of one cent a word. t'ast to
ompany manseript. (ars of thanks puth.
ted for one-half cent a word.
Penrose filays Wilson policy-head
le. Every little bit helps.
What has become of the old-time In
an summers we used to have?
We can now sing that old, familiar
ng, "When the Leaves Begin to Fall."
Between the G. 0. P. and T. R. lam
isting the administration. Wilson stock
ounts higher and higher.
Men's wrist watches to be style in
+16-headline. Sit steady in the boat,
en! We may be saved yet!
We forgot to say a word last week
yout September morn and the arrival
f Mr. Oyster; so we won't mention it
Poke all the fun you want to at the
ord. but it's the only machine made
tat can be run with blockade likker
hen the gasolene fails.
Governor Carlson of Colorado ha
heard his master's voice" and come
it and told the people just what young
r. Rockfeller thought.
Anderson Mail says an Atlanta man
is been robbed four times in three
onths. Serves him right for hanging
-ound that town so long.
An army worm has camped on the
itskirts of Greenwood and the natives
'e about to appeal to the authorities
-r troops to catch it. The worm is
iw under strong guard.
It don't seem to make much differ
ce to the ultimate consumer whether
hava a high or low tariff on any
ing. In either event the u. c. gets it
Harry Thaw is trying to "come back'
to the limelight again. He wants
vorce from Evelyn this time, and it i
)ped he will get it without sensationt
England said the war would begin il
arnest last May. and now she says i
'ill begin some more by the middle o
ctober His allies nio douht hope J
ull will make good his blutf this time
Germany says she- will pay tifteer
ents a poundl for a million or so bales
'our cotton, safely delivered. The
<tremely rough roads between here
ad Germany ought to make it bring
ore than that!
State Warehouse Commissioner Me
aurin and Editor Poe of the Progres
ye Farmer both think cotton will go
twelve cents a pound if the farmers
ill keel) it off of the market during
eptember and October.
Now, just watch Tom V atson r'arup
id bust! The p)ope has sent President
filson a message of hope for peace in
urope and praising the president for
a efforts in that direction. Tom
aows how to stir up the animals, all
To have a big navy and army is all
ght-in the newspapers and on the
.ump-but getting men to enlist is
here the rub comes. Young America
on't look with favor on war, unless it
e to keep out invaders. und that con
)ntingency is remote.
Speaking of an editor turning manu
icturer, Anderson Mail says it knows
f only one instance. Say. man! If
ie manufacturer of that column of
yetic prose in the Mail six days a week
n't a manufacturer's job we'd like to
1ow what he calls it.
Among the promhinent prohibitionists
*ho attended the prohibition rally ir
ickens Thursday was Editor A. L.
*ossett of the Tugaloo Tribune, West
~inster. That is, he'said he came for
te prohibition meeting, but it appeared
* us that he was not so much interest
I in that meeting as he was in some
'ting else. Come back, Brother Gos
* 3tt, we are always glad to see you over
ere where good likker Is the rarest
- nd the ladles are the fairest of arny
Ild place on God's good earth.
OUR WEEKLY R1DDLE.-.How can a
man make his money go a long way?
By-contributing to foreign missions.
TJheoy stood on the burning deck
Because his feet were cold;
ilo got 'em warmed up good, by heck,
Athad to have his shoes half-soled.
|tharged With Murder
Prisoner at'the bar, have you
anything to say why sentence
of death shall not be0 passed
A solemn hush fell over the
crowded court room, and every
person waited in almost breath
less expectation for the answer
to the Judge's question.
The Judge waited in dignified
Not a whisper was heard any
where, and the situation had
become painfully oppressive,
when the prisoner was seen to
move, his head was raised, his
hand was clinched and the blood
had rushed into his pale, care
Suddenly he arose to his feet,
and in a low, firm, but distinct
"I HAVE! Your honor, you
have asked me a question, and
I nowask, as the last favor on
earth, that you will not interupt
my answer until I am through.
I stand here before this bar con
victed of the wilful murder of
my wife. Truthful witnesses
have testified to the fact that I1
was a loafer, a drunkard, and a
wretch; that I returned from
one of my prolonged debauches
and fired the fatal shot that?
killed the wife I had sworn to
love, cherish and protect. While
I have no remembrance of com
mitting the fearful deed, I have!
no right to complain or to con-.
demn the verdict of the twelve
good men who have acted as
jury in the case, for their ver
dict is in accordance with the'
evidence. But may it please!
the court. I wish to show that I
AM NOT ALONE RESPONSI
BLE FOR THE MURDER OF
This startling statement crea
ted a tremendous sensation,.
The J udge leaned over the desk,
the lawyers wheeled around
and faced the prisoner, the
jurors looked at each other
in amazement, while the specta
tors could hardly suppress their
intense excitement. The pris
oner paused a few seconds, and,
then continued in the same firm
I repeat, your honor, that I'
am not the only one guilty of
the murder of my wife. The
Judge of this bench, the jury In
the box, the lawyers within this
bar, and most of I the witnesses,
including the pastor of the old
church, are also guilty before
Almighty God, and will have to
stand with me before His judg
ment throne, w-here we shall all
be righteously judged.
it had not been for the sa
onsof my towni, I never would
have become a drunkard: my
wife would not have been nmur
d(ere~d: I would not be here now,
ready ito be hurled into eternity.
Ha fnot been for these human
traps, I would have been a sober,
man, an industrious workman,
a tender father, and a loving
husbandl. But today my home
is dIestroyed, my wife murdered,
my little children-God bless
and care for them-cast out on
the mercv of the w~orki, while I
am to be hung by the strong
arm of the state.
"God knows, I tried to reform,
but as long as the open saloon
was in my pathway, my weak,
diseased, wvill-power was no~
match ag'ainst the fearful, con
suming, agonizing appetite for
"For one year our town was
without a saloon. For one yearj
I w as a sober man. For one
year my wife and children were
happy, and our little home was
"I was one of those who sign
ed remonstrances against re
opening the saloons of our town.
One-half of this jury, the prose
cuting attorney in this case, and
A customer of ours on the ma
~:way reports that for Nin~eYeat
~Out of the hundreds and hund
1that long time he paid back moi
No wonder we can afford tc
Brand of Coffee.
+YOUR MONEY BACK IF Y
'tinct understanding that you
as the ordinary coffee.
LUZIANNE IS BLER
. 8WSave the Coupons out of
:them with beatiful gifts.
R. L DAV~I MPM1~n B
State 0 ef'o. city of Toledo,
Frk, eneu akes o th that he'$
senior >*an.ir of the firm ol F. J. ChOROP
& Co., doing business in the City of To
ledo, County and State aforesaid, and
that said -firm wilt pay the sum of ONE
IUJNDflED DOLLARS for each and ev
ery caso of Catarrh that cannot be cured
by the use of HALL'S CATARRH CURE.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my prcsence, this 6th day of December.
(Scat) A. W. GLEASON
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
a~nd acts directly upon the blood and mu
cots surfaces of the system. Send for
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.
Mni.l by all Druggists. 75c.
Take Hall'o Family Pills for constiestln.
the Judge who sits on this
bench, all voted for the saloons.
By their votes and influence sa
loons were reopened, and they
have made me what I am."
The impassioned words of the
prisoner fell like coals of fire.
upon the hearts of those present,
and many of the spectators and
some of the lawyers were moved
to tears. The Judge made a
motion as if to stop further
speech, when the speaker hasti
"No! No! your honor, do not
lose my lips. I am nearly
through. I began my down
ward carter at a saloon BAR
egalized and protected by the
voters of this town. After the
aloons you allowed have made
rue a drunkard and a murderer,
[ am taken before another BAR
-the bar of justice-and now
the lawpower will conduct me
to the place of execution and
hasten my soul into eternity. I
shall appear before another bar,
the JUDGMENT BAR OF GOD
and there you, who have legal
ized the traffic, will have to ap
pear with me. Think you
that the Great Judge will hold
me -the poor, weak, helpless
victim of your traffic-alone res
ponsible for the murder of my
wife? Now, I, in my drunken,
frenzied, irresponsible condition,
have murdered ONE-but you
have deliberately voted for the
saloons which have murdered
thousands, and they are in full
operation today with your con
"All of you know in your
hearts that these words of mine
are not the ravings of an un
sound mind, but God Alm'ghty's
"You legalized the saloons
that made me a drunkard and a
murderer, and you are guilty
with me before God and man
for the murder of my wife.
"Your honor, I am done. ]
am now ready to receive my
sentence and be led forth to the
place of execution. You will
close by asking the Lord to have
mercy on my soul. I will close
by solemnly asking God to open
your blind eyes to your own in
dividual responsibility, so that
you will cease to give your sup
port to this dr-eadful traffic."
Gr-eenville certainly intendls to
keep cool! T. R Hagod is ar
ranging tos-erect the third ice
plant for that town.
Miss Hinor Knight
Pianor Violin, Foun
GreenillII Womans College
Miss Knight has adopted the
" Progressive Series of Piano
Lessons" in- teaching and wish
es to call attiention to the many
avn tages of this authoratative
text, having been edited by the
world's greatest music teacher.
Pupils taking this conserva
tory course and who wish to
teach may get their Teacher's
Certificate from the Greenville
Womans College.- 22
in line of the Southern Rail
s hehas sold Luzianne Coffee.
reds of cans he has sent out in
iey on just thr-ee of these cans.
Guarantee this Celebrated
OU WVANT IT, with the dis
Lre to Use Only Half as Much*
DED JUST RIGHT
Luzianne cans and redeem
asnnable Rates Pickens, Se C
StrOuse & Bros. Ope
For Tailor Made Clothing
WILL BE HELD AT OUR STORE *
Friday and Saturday, September 10 and 11, 1915
If you are looking for the BEST in Tailor Made Clothing you should not fail to attend
this opening and make your selection for a fall and winter suit or overcoat. There is not
a line shown in Pickens that surpasses the Strouse & Bros'. Clothing for ALL-ROUND
excellence, fashion, fit and wear. They will give satisfaction from the time you buy
them until they are threadbare.
Don't Fail to Attend This Opening. A look through will con-4
9 E-vince you that the day is
passed when it was necessary to pay exorbitant prices for tailor made clothing.
Youth's and Boys' Clothing. We are receiving daily shipments of
"Boys' and Youth's Clothing and we can
fit the boys out in new suits for school wear. In vastness of assortment-range of ma
terials and styles-we have never before equaled our present stock of Boys' and Youth's
Clothing. Remember, we are in position to furnish everything the boys wear, including
sturdy shoes, stylish hats and caps.
Our .Stock of Men's Clothing is Always Complete.
Cheapness doesn't mean merely little money-it means value for your mocy. We do
not advertise cheapness because that doesn't express the facts about our clothing. We
tell you that they are better in every way than these so-called cheap goods-then we say
they do not cost anymore. We like to trade with men who feel they haven't a cent to
squander in buying clothes--ien who must make every penny count.
FOLGER, THORNLEY & 00.
Clothing, Shoes, Hats and Gents' Furnishing Goods a Specialty
Sole Agents for Walk-Over Shoes, Hawes Hats, Carhart Overalls, New Home Sewing. "
Machines, Iron King Stoves, Chase City and Babcock Buggies, Mitchell Wagons and
C!arle Keith, a native of the sure to read his- advertisement
I ~ 'Oolenoy section and who has in this issue.
many friends in the coainty, has
accepted a position inJr. j . w - nm.S S rLL
Hendricks' store near Pickens TM' RN
GLASSES IN TIME and wilt be glad to have his
SAVE SIGHTfiends call on hi at any time.
SAVE SGHT Tis stre iswell k~nown S e '
throughot - the county as a O~
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re tht your ey are all r t.for twent- e
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