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THE' PICKENS SENTINEL
PUBLISHED WEEKLY OFFICIAL PAPER OF PICKI NS COUNTY SUBSCRIPTION PRICEi ONE D A0R
Established 171--Voltume 45 PICK ENS, S. C., SEPTEMBER 23, 1915 Number 20
Court Will Begin Monday
Judge R. W. Memmninger of
Charleston is scheduled to pre
side at the next term of court of
common pleas and general ses
sion for Pickens county, which
will convene Monday, September
27, and which is expected to con
tinue in session about two weeks.
Those who attend court will
find a. great improvement in the
interior of the court house. All
of the offices have been renova
ted and the wails kalsomined
and the court room has been
given a general cleaning up and
the benches repainted. This will
be welcome news to the taxpay
ers who have paid for and own
the court house and who like for
it to be kept in sanitary con
Following is the list of petit
jurors who have been drawn to
serve at this term:
E P Norton, J L Bagwell,
J H Bryant, W I Freeman,
B H Duncan, PC Marchbanks
Jno L Durham, L H Bolding,
W B Heaton., M O Looper,
Jno J Lee, J C Jennings,
Lawr'nce Roper.Joe W Ellen burg
J .R Morgan, Jess!V McCombs
L V Jones, M L Simmons,
C 0 Perry.. W B Mann,
A M Walker, V M. Martin,
C W Boggs, 0 L Stewart,
G Earle Keith, ) L Barker,
W A Porter, R E Bowen,
C W Hunter, E H Davis,
T C Herd, Evans Nicholson
W F Gaines, A R Hamilton,
E L Bolt, L B O'Dell.
Good Road Across the Mountain
All persons who are interested
in a good -road from Price's store
to Rosman, N. C.. are asked to
meetin tihe court house Moundb.
Septemlber 27, at 2 o'clock and
discuss this suhject. It, should
interest nmany, and as this will
also be 4-he first lay of court a
large crowd is expectedi at this
Imeeting. Be on hand.
Prepaing for Fall Trade
Indications are that Pickens
merchants are preparing for the
biggest fall and winter trade
they have-ever had, judging by
by the quantity and variety of
new goods which are coming in
to Pickensdaily. There is proh
abl V n1o 4ther town its site in the
stat.' whoh shows a larger, bet
ter selet4iol or niore 11p to-date
line of go6)ds thanl c;n Ie found
right here un I Pick is. Pickens
m'ler'chants know the needs and
wants of tOe people of this coun.
ty and they bny gools which
will please .()Ir people both inl
quality aiwl price. When you
trade with IPickens merchants
you will receive fair treatment.
Pickens busi-niess men have al
ways reachd . ut into the neigh
boring countr'v for tradle, but
this season tiny wvill make great
er efforts thau in the past, and
it is sure that.t the town wvill
maintain its established1 reputa
tion as the tr'ad4le center of the
Ford Automobille Agency
B. L. HIendric.,~ popular and
well known all *ever Pickens
county as a hustler from "away
back," has secured the agency
forFord automobilesfn the town
ships of Pickes., Central, Hum
rican~e and Eastatoe, andl has
openled headquarters at Guy Mc
Fall's garage in Pickenes.
He is expecting a carload of
Fords to arrive this week and
has already received a large
shipment of accessories, (lifer
ent parts, of automobiles, etc.,
with which he can supply Ford
owners on short notice.
-t Those who are expecting to
purchase an automobile for any
purpose should see Mr. Hen
dricks and have him demonstrate
the Ford for you. There are
more of these automobiles sold
than any other one kind. They
seem to give satisfaction andl
Ben will treat you right.
You can get a '25-cent tooth
brush and 25 cents worth of
tooth paste both for '25 cents at
the Keowee Pharmacy this
week. You can't get a bargain
like this ever'y (lay, so you lbet
ter' get a suplply now. Tlhis week
Mrs. .J. P. Carey, .Jr., has re
turned from Atlantai. where she
has beeon visitiin e
Oolenoy News Notes
- Prof. W. M. Hammond, the
efficient principal of the graded
school here, and sisters, Misses
Emma and Velma, spent the
week-end with homefolks near
W. E. Edens, Jr., was a bus
iness visitor to Greenville Sat
Hen. J. P. Carey, Jr., and J.
T. Richey were demonstrating
a handsome new Overland car
here last week. They were ac
companied by Misses Chastain,
Boggs and Looper, who made a
short call on the former's sister,
Mrs. A. C. Sutherland.
D. W. Roper was in Green
ville on business last week.
S. B. Edens has returned af
ter spending several (lays at
Rock Hill, where he attended
Federail court as a grand jury
man. While there he made an
interebsing visit to Winthrop
A farmers' meeting was held
at the Oolenoy graded school
house 'last Friday afternoon for
the lpurpose of discussing the
establishment of a creamery.
route thru this section. Mr..
Watkins of Clemson College
gave an interesting talk on the
suiject. P. C. Cartee., a patron
of the Liberty creamery route,
was present as a booster and
gave a short talk.
L. Vernon Jones, a student of
a Greenville husiness college,
who has been spending some
tkme with homefoiks here, re
tburned to his duties last wok.
Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Crenshaw
were the Sunday guests of Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Sutherland.
Mr. and Mrs. H- H. Lynch
spent Sunday with the lattei's
parent's, Mr. and Mrs. A. K.
'Aliss Pearl Suth e'rland and
brother Lawrence s-pent t h e
week-end with Miss L'-s Hester
Misses Jessie B. andri Montiie
Edens were the Sundsay guests
of Miss Gladys Hill of i)acuo
Among those attending the
baptizing at N inc Times Sunday
afternoon were Misses Emma
Hammond. Annie May Wi'l
tians, Viola, lone and Cioa
Hendricks, Mary Rope'; Messrs.
W. M. Hammond, Pairl Edens,
Ptrie and Rudolph Rend ricks
and iohn Roper.
Miss Cleo Hendricks '-erv de
lightfully entertained the youn -
er set at a lawn party tlas't ri
(layev.ening. Refreshn.ents w t'ie
MUls. Lou Goudekick of S.ix
Mile is spendinlg some timse with
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Edens.
Prue HeIfndricks has gonie to
Green'vi lie, w her'e he ~etred
Centirail high school.
Fridla., Septemb Ier 24, there
will be a meeting at Clemson
College especially for the farm
ers of Bickens, Oconee and An
(derson co'unties and all farnmers
are invitedA to attend. Arrange
mentsi have been made to have a
lecture by Prof. Conrady on
worms and insects and one by
Prof. Bar'r on plant (diseases.
TPhe lectures will begin at 10
o'clock. T1. A. Bowen, dlemon
strationi agent, is expecting Pick
ens county to be well represent
ed at the mieeting.
Trhe Sentinel's Honor Roll
Following are the new and renewal
subscriptions to the people's paper since
the last issue. If your neighbor's name
is not there, ask him about it:
Fred N. Hill, Greenville R1.
S. TV. Pryor, Dacusville R2.
R. M. lBaker, Norris.
Mrs. J. D. Carter, Chicago.
Mrs. S. E. Stewar't, Central Rt4.
Sam L. Robinson, Dacusville.
J1. W'. Grant, Crow (Creek.
J1. E. Singleton, Daeusville.
Mrs. Mary Reed. Central R2.
Perr'y TI. Kay, Ce'ntr'al R2.
Prof. W. M\'. Melton, Pickens.
Mr's. WV. I . l-'reemani, P ickens.
C. E. Colem an, I ick ens R3.
Congressman WVyatt Aiken
wvas ini towni Tom1inva.
Marriages at Cateechee
Married, on the 15th inst., at
the residence of the officiating
officer, Mr. Lewis Holcomb to
Mrs.Zelphia Galloway, J.Alonzo
Brown N. P., at the throttle.
Married, on Sunday evening,
Sept. 19, at the residence of the
officiating officer, Mr.Claud Sex
ton to Miss Bettie Martin, J.
Alonzo Brown, N. P., at the
These two happy couples have
the congratulations of their
As fall of the year is at hand
and marriages as well as cotton
will be either on the up or down
grade, we want all of a matri
monial inclination to know that
the old matrimonial mill at the
residence of J. Alonzo Brown is
still turning out stuff that makes
people either happy or miserable,
as the case may be, and one dol
lar to the probate judge and one
to the mill Starts the old wheel
Several cases of typhoid fever
and one of scarlet fever reported
.on Norris cotton mill hill.
W. Y. Mulkey is very low
with fever. 'T'here has been a
trained nurse wit h him for some
We are sincerely glad to know
that the majority of the people
voted dry in the 14th inst., but
sincerely sorry to know it still
remains wet anl has been so all
the wnile around Cateechee.
Say, you officers of the law,
why are you not upon your .job?
If you don't take stet's to stop it
Governor Manning will have to.
A word to the wise is snthicient.
Celebrate Golden Wedding
The hearts of Mr. and Mrs. F. M.
Rogers were made to overflow with joy
when the children, grandchildren and
great-grandchildren gathered at their
home on Liberty route 3, Friday, Sept.
3, to celebrate the golden wedding of
this good couple. And they were the
recipients of many beautiful presents of
gold, linen and china.
The good housewives never forgot
their duty when it came to the table,
which was placed in the grove in front
of the house. There was a plenty and
more to satisfy the inner man, which
all present did.
Inclement weather prevented some
from attending. Those present were
Mr. Walker Clardy and fatuily -of Pied
mont, Mr. Willie Rogers and family of
Easley, Mr. Laban Rogers and family
of Easley, Mr. Walter Evatt.and fain
,ily of Easley, Mr. John Rogers of the
.Enon section, Mr. Alex Waldrop and
family of Liberty route 4, Mar. J. F.
.Rogers and family of Liberty route 41
.and Mr. M. M Rogers and family of
Liberty route 3.
Everybody had a jolly time. and part
iing and goodbye time came all too quick.
May Mr. and Mrs. Rogers live .to en
joy many more years of happiness and
usefulness and may their last days be
,their happiest. ONE PasIseNT.
Regin Double-Tracking Soon
T.Ihe contracts for. the double-tracking
of the southern road between Green
yille and Central, a distance of about 26
muiles, .were let last wveek in Washing
ton, D1. C. The wvork between Green
ville .and .aasley was awarded to H. J.
Dunavant & Co., of Knoxville, Tenn.,
and( .between Easley and1 Central to M.
M,. Elkan of Macon, Ga. The amount
specified in the contracts could not b~e
learned, but is probable that it will run
over a million dollars.
Stores Close Early
Pickens, Sept. 16, 1916.
We. the undersignled merchants of
the city of Pickens, hereby agree to
continue closing our stores at 6.30
o'clock. excepting only paydlays at the
Pickens cottonl mill andl Saturdays:
B. F. Parsons, Craig Boos. Co., P'ick
ens Hardlware & G;rocery Co., Hobbs
Henderson Co., Heath-Bruce-Morrow
Co , If. S. Johnson, Morris & Co., Find
Iey & Stansell, Tr. D). Harris, Folger,
Thornley & Co.
Onl SInda~ y. int the presence
of an~ imenlse conlgre'gationl at
Cross Roads, the pastor baflPti z
ed thiriv vouing 'onvtV~'s into
the fiellolwsip of the chuirchl.
('igh N. ., preaiched somea
worndeirfiul sermi lons and Bro.
WaT~lter~ L ee Croker, a student in
Furman. dlid s0ome gooti preach
Pickens County Items
At a meeting of the township
pensioners at the court house
recently Messrs. B. C. Johnson,
Matthew Kendricks, Wm.Gantt
and 8. 1H. Brown were elected
members of the Pickens county
pension board for the ensusing
Rev. F. S. Childress, a student
in Furman University, has been
called to supply the church at
Cross Roads next year. Mr.
Childress has also been called to
the pastorate of Six-and-twenty
church in Anderson county.
Both are large and influential
B. P. Kelley and family, who
live near Norris, Pickens county,
visited at the home of Mrs.M.A.
Cooley Sunday. They came
over in their auto. While here
Mr. Kelley and family visited at
the tunnel, and on the return
visited at the homeof J. A. White,
in the Wolf Stake section.-Wal
halla Keowpe Courier.
Mr. Cornelius Keith, formerly
of the Pumpkintown section,
who purchased the old McCann
or Glenn place atSlabtown about
two years ago, has sold his pos
sessions there to Mr. W. M. Ia
good of Easley, and has repur
purchased the old Jack Arthur
place near Pickens f ronm Mr. Will
T. Bates. Once a Pickens county
county man it is hard to live
contented elsewhere. - IEasley
lobbs-Henderson Co. invite
you to visit their store Thursday
and Friday of this week and in
spect their fall and winter goods,
of which they have many in the
very latest styles. T]'heir millin
ery opening will also be held
these two days. They have a
I store full of new goods which
you will like mo see whether you
buy or not. You will he vel.
come. Read their page adver
tisement in this paper.
The U.S. Circuit Court of Ap
peals at Richmond has reversect
the decision of Judge Smith in
the case of Chiles Fullerton and
others against Maplecroft Mills
of Liberty. The lower contf di
rected a verdict against the Ma
plecroft company and adiudi
cated it bankrupt, but the Court
of Appeals in their opinion filed
Thursday reversed the judgment
of bankruptcy and the company
-is allowed to continue ma11er its
present management and the
proceeding in bankruptcy dis
Gur good and esteemed friend
II. A. Bowen brought to The
Sentinel office last week about
the largest stalk of cotton we
have (ever seen. The stalk is
over six feet high and contains
126 bolls and blooms. Mr. 13o'wen
says he has half ani acre in cot
ton like this stalk and thinks it
will miake at least a -400-pound
bale of cotton. Tlhe~ cotton gre w
on a patch of land near his home,
but he doces not know what kind
of cotton seed it camne from. If
a Confederate veteran over 71
years old can raise cotton like
this., what can younger and1
stronger men (10 if they try?
IR. L. Hlenderson, 8. B. I~dens
an-d John H-. Ballentine, jut'rrs
from Pickenis count~y at t he Uni
tdStates court hel at ltock
Hill last week, have returnred
home and report that there was
not much business to t ransact a t
this term and court lasted only
two (lays. The petit jury did
not sit on a single case. Tlhe
second storyv of the Rtock Hill
city hall was fitted nip as a court
room and used. Mr. HIend~ersoni
says Rock Hill is right smart of
a town -a little better than
Easlev, but not quite so good as
Mr. and Mr's. J.1). H older and
Furman Holder spent Sunday at
the home of Mr. Billy Jiamneson
in Anderson county.' Mr. and
known in Pickens count v. she
being a (laughter of Air. Smith
Griffin. They have a fine fami
ily of eleven boys andl b bree girls
living, one child being~ dead.
RecentlyMr.Jamesont was dira wit
to serve on the jury, butt it was
practically impossible fo im iii to
leave home at the Iiime and1( he
wrote thejudge and told himi that
le thought he had already done
(enough for the c'outl1 rV. So the
judve w ~rote a nlice lo*i Ir and~
saidj~ he thought he e'onbl i'xcuse
PLANT 10 ACRES of GRAIN
9 This year, ground well pre
9 pared and well fertilized, and
it will make things easy for
nt you next year.
y Anderson Phosphate & Oil Co., H
Anderson, S. C.
Our Agents are:
W. B. Freeman, Pickens.
n4 Robinson & Thornton, Easley. n
M Cely & Massengale, Lathem, S. C. 9
We Want Your Trade!
And in order to obtain it we are going to give the highest market
price for y'our produce. Also, in addition, we are giving coupons
with each cash purchase. which are redeemable in elegant hand
painted china ware. 'l'hese coupons are valued at 24 per cent of
the amount of your purchase. Bear in mind that you get goods
at the regular price, and these coupons are FREF, to show our
appreciation of your trade.
On account of limited space I will only quote a few of the many
bargains that are offered:
Yard wide Sheetin r, yard... 5c A full line of boys' Clothing,
Danville Plaids, y rd.......... 5c prices ranging from $1.25 to $7.
Riverside and Southern Silk
Cheviots, yard ................. 9e A complete line of men's Clo
All grades Dress Gingams, .thing; prices to suit the buyers.
per yard, from ......... 9 to 12v I now have the largest line of
Heaviest weight Outings, Shoes 1 have ever handled be
per yard, from.......... tic to )c fore
Silks from 25c to $1 yard.
Ladis' Corsets from 25c to $1. A complete line of Fresh Gro
A complete line of men's and c(eries always on hand.
boys' Hats and Caps of the very We carry in stock almost any
latest styles. thing that trade demands.
We want your frying size Chickens, and will nay you 15e a
pound 11)) to 3Oc por chicken. We pay 1Oe pond for hens up to ,5c,
Yours for tirade
C. W. HENDRICKS
A RANG& ON W1HC7
DAUGHTER CAN COMPETE WiTH P'fO1TiER
If a Range is Judged by the Work it Does
The Princess Rules the Kitchen.
Meals on time, at less co.st, in more comfort, are some
of the PRINCESS' features. Look for this name.
It mneans that there is no better Range on earth in
any/ particular, wfhisle patenlted features found no..
wchere else, doubles tts value to you.
Note these features.b Mate- Some rea facts. Princess
riml--copper bearmng uron. Re- kitebe is a cool kitchen. Ash
tains hea. Maint amn even es in theovenim uuosible. Trip
temnperattur. Cooks evenIv. pie bottom. No heated pi' r
O1I deend able. A b-- igi Iot d inrn
"Aek the cool,"
Pickens IHdw. & Giroc'y Co.
Allen 'muetI '1ur-", Company. Nah.'e Tenn.
PUBLIC SERVICE AUTOMOBILE
R.6 L. DAVIS, Ihier 12 "vi2"nik ~t Picken s, S. C.